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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Draco
To do aluminum you will need an AC/DC machine and...

To do aluminum you will need an AC/DC machine and a high frequency out put. I use a Miller HF251 and it has served me well hooked to a Miller Shopmaster power source.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,036
Posted By Draco
You might try some of the leak stop stuff from...

You might try some of the leak stop stuff from the hardware store. I know it works. I have it in my welding truck right now and it stopped a leak I had. Had a fan fall off a truck while on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,462
Posted By Draco
They may know you better than some of us...

They may know you better than some of us do.:eek::D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,943
Posted By Draco
That warden was an ***. A man makes one little...

That warden was an ***. A man makes one little mistake and has to pay a fine. What happened to it being a teaching moment that all wardens tout so heavily? Fines are for real criminals and not for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Draco
He should run it through a particulate filter,...

He should run it through a particulate filter, then a carbon filter and then a UV filter. That should pretty much take care of any problems.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,077
Posted By Draco
I've lived the last 22 years on 8 acres with the...

I've lived the last 22 years on 8 acres with the Corp of Engineers land around Lake Georgetown right behind me. Several TBHers have parked here and hunted back there. It's been nice but we just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Draco
I don't think they understand just how thick and...

I don't think they understand just how thick and heavy drill stem is. It's usually called upset tubing by every place I've bought from and I've gotten it from 28' to 34'.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Draco
If it's 2 3/8", I put them on 10' centers. You...

If it's 2 3/8", I put them on 10' centers. You can cut the ends off and make the splices right on top of the posts. It will make changes in grade look nicer. Also if using 20' welded wire panels, the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By Draco
The first 20 years I built metal buildings, there...

The first 20 years I built metal buildings, there was only one wall girt up to 14'. Then it went to one in the side walls and 2 in the end walls and now 2 all the way around. One will be just fine...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Draco
I will PM you a #.

I will PM you a #.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Draco
You may have to etch the existing finish to get...

You may have to etch the existing finish to get the new paint to stick. Some people just use vinegar.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Draco
Out standing. Too bad you hooked your self. That...

Out standing. Too bad you hooked your self. That had to hurt.:eek::D
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,499
Posted By Draco
If you're not shooting from the front then they...

If you're not shooting from the front then they can't prove ****. It was probably a poacher that shot it down.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-17-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Draco
Ragin posted on his FB page a meme of him in hell...

Ragin posted on his FB page a meme of him in hell saying it sure is hot down here and McCain standing up saying "yeah but it's a dry heat".
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-16-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By Draco
While I know you're joking, a saying comes to...

While I know you're joking, a saying comes to mind; "You vote your way into socialism and shoot your way out of it".
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,395
Posted By Draco
If you build them right, there is massive amounts...

If you build them right, there is massive amounts of storage and tool space. The one I built for a friend has drawers down both side and tool boxes both sides and another tool box in the rear. There...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Draco
The tires are usually only 2 ply. Older axles are...

The tires are usually only 2 ply. Older axles are fine but the quit putting flats for the bearings to sit on and just tapered the whole spindle and the bearing are just jammed against the taper....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,474
Posted By Draco
You obviously don't have a wife like mine. She...

You obviously don't have a wife like mine. She will come in and sit on the floor in front of me and tell me about her day. It's hard to poop when some one is right there watching.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,623
Posted By Draco
Dang! That is a nice doe.

Dang! That is a nice doe.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By Draco
That was putting the smack down on a bunch of...

That was putting the smack down on a bunch of critters.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,204
Posted By Draco
I know you. Tell him to call me, I'll fill him in.

I know you. Tell him to call me, I'll fill him in.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,182
Posted By Draco
I'm 70 and still shoot the same 63# long bow I've...

I'm 70 and still shoot the same 63# long bow I've shot for the last 20 years. I don't think I could do it with a compound. I aim as I draw and release as soon as I hit anchor like most long bow...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,182
Posted By Draco
Use a trad bow. It isn't as hard to draw them as...

Use a trad bow. It isn't as hard to draw them as it is a compound because you get to maximum poundage at full draw where you are the strongest. That break over before full draw is tough on you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,792
Posted By Draco
I've had two root canals with no deadening of any...

I've had two root canals with no deadening of any kind. I wanted it but the dentist said it wasn't necessary as the nerve was already dead. Neither one hurt at all so I guess he was right.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,351
Posted By Draco
Just got a price for a 300' well in Burnet county...

Just got a price for a 300' well in Burnet county and it was right at $15,000 complete.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By Draco
I'm not a 3 blade kind of guy mainly because I...

I'm not a 3 blade kind of guy mainly because I could never get them as sharp as my 4 blades. That is a pretty good idea.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,747
Posted By Draco
I gave my nieces each a slingshot. Their Dad gave...

I gave my nieces each a slingshot. Their Dad gave them paint balls. Their Mom wasn't very happy with any of us.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By Draco
I have killed 69 in the 20 years we have lived on...

I have killed 69 in the 20 years we have lived on these 7 acres. Most was when we first moved here but I have killed 5 this year. They have been from 11" to 6' 2".
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By Draco
Ask Glen on here about when he was head of...

Ask Glen on here about when he was head of Austin's DWI division. So many drunks urinated in his back seat that he hardly even noticed the smell any more. Yuk!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By Draco
Just had a mile of it built and it was $14,000...

Just had a mile of it built and it was $14,000 but got it for $11,000 by paying cash.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Draco
I would use the channel iron instead of the...

I would use the channel iron instead of the tubing. Tubing always seems to rust out from the inside. If you turn the tubing cup outward then your cross braces can be square cut. Also remember that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,557
Posted By Draco
Here it is Clint.

Here it is Clint.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,557
Posted By Draco
Been in the business of fabricating stuff for...

Been in the business of fabricating stuff for people for close to 40 years but I try to stay away from the heavy lifting any more. I am helping a TBHer right now build his shop.

Last thing I built...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Draco
Here's a picture of how it goes. Used scrounged Z...

Here's a picture of how it goes. Used scrounged Z purlins on the left and C purlins on the right. The only welds are on top of your posts. You can go up to 5" between purlins.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Draco
The cheapest but still very stout building you...

The cheapest but still very stout building you could build would be to use receiver channels for the rafters welded on top of pipe columns. Purlins will fit inside the receiver channel and can be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Draco
She is one good ol' gal for sure. I like her.

She is one good ol' gal for sure. I like her.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 09-12-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By Draco
That former police officer helped me build my...

That former police officer helped me build my house and at one time I considered him a good friend. He is not nearly as innocent as he says. He has lived most of his life off of him and his wife...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By Draco
Buy some Seal All glue. Rough up the area around...

Buy some Seal All glue. Rough up the area around the crack with big grit sand paper and run a bead of glue over it. Next day run another bead over the first but spread it wider than the first. I've...
Forum: Traditional 09-10-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Draco
I would buy it but I already own 3 of them. Maybe...

I would buy it but I already own 3 of them. Maybe the most forgiving bow short of a self bow. Mine shoots almost any size aluminums well.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 09-06-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,508
Posted By Draco
The protest usually saves you a few hundred to...

The protest usually saves you a few hundred to make you feel like you really beat them up. when they were way high to begin with. Of course you can appeal. It's not much of an appeal when the appeal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Draco
Here's one I built for a customer several years...

Here's one I built for a customer several years ago. It matched the ones I made for the rock columns at the gate and on the garage.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By Draco
I use a turkey mouth call to squeal to them. I...

I use a turkey mouth call to squeal to them. I already have it in my mouth in case it happens.

They don't only hang up with electronics. They will occasionally hold up when using any long range...
Forum: Traditional 09-03-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Draco
I've shot a bit with a thumb ring through the...

I've shot a bit with a thumb ring through the years, just messing about. I really don't see it as a precision way to shoot. You just can't get the arrow any where close to in line with your eye. I've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-31-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,620
Posted By Draco
I'm not scared but always leery.:D

I'm not scared but always leery.:D
Forum: Traditional 08-30-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By Draco
The right size tab for you is really a lot...

The right size tab for you is really a lot smaller than you would think. Just enough coverage is all you need. I think Rick wrote some thing about it a few years ago on all the reasons but I couldn't...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-29-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,183
Posted By Draco
Now they are saying that there were two cameras...

Now they are saying that there were two cameras on his cell and both malfunctioned during the night.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By Draco
My friend Virgil Tonn made me 5 points several...

My friend Virgil Tonn made me 5 points several years ago that he wanted me to kill a deer with. They were 1 1/4" wide and 2 1/2" long and all were very close to 150 grains in weight. I killed a doe...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,550
Posted By Draco
A friend had a 2 stints put in 7 years ago and...

A friend had a 2 stints put in 7 years ago and with insurance it would have been $84,000. He paid it out a hundred a month and it cost him $16,000.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By Draco
If you do one then you better insulate it....

If you do one then you better insulate it. Besides the heat coming through, if it rains it will be so loud in it you won't be able to think.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-27-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,275
Posted By Draco
Buying vehicles is not a constitutional right...

Buying vehicles is not a constitutional right like gun ownership is.
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