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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Mike D
Personally I would pick copper all day. ...

Personally I would pick copper all day.



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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By Mike D
Jeff make sure you are buying the correct cable....

Jeff make sure you are buying the correct cable. As mentioned earlier you need a welding lead or battery type cable, not traditional building wire.

Can you check with one of your wire vendors,...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By Mike D
I has for me consistently. Sent from my...

I has for me consistently.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By Mike D
The Remote. Sent from my iPhone using...

The Remote.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By Mike D
Replace the head unit preferably with a double...

Replace the head unit preferably with a double din size so you can have a decent size screen. Wired will almost always be better than wireless.

Car Toys can probably get you taken care of.

...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-19-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 929
Posted By Mike D
Same here. Been using Firefox for better part of...

Same here. Been using Firefox for better part of 10 years.

Also use duck duck go.

Google can kiss my ***.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,568
Posted By Mike D
It was a very easy decision for me. I...

It was a very easy decision for me.

I traveled long term for about 18 months. The longer it went on the harder it was to leave. My wife would be upset and the kids hanging onto my leg begging me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,719
Posted By Mike D
Not answering for them but in the scenarios you...

Not answering for them but in the scenarios you listed if you are negligent, then yes.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By Mike D
Actually I had the deflector plate and the drip...

Actually I had the deflector plate and the drip tray installed. But I did have the small removable plate off.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By Mike D
I hit a tad over 600į with my Pitts & Spitts...

I hit a tad over 600į with my Pitts & Spitts yesterday.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,609
Posted By Mike D
We love the Kroger stores around DFW. We mostly...

We love the Kroger stores around DFW. We mostly go to the marketplace stores though.

They recently opened an H-E-B near us and itís a good store but the prices are way higher that what we...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-15-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,422
Posted By Mike D
Now thatís cool. Sent from my iPhone...

Now thatís cool.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,976
Posted By Mike D
Had you just said ďwant to take a last trip with...

Had you just said ďwant to take a last trip with my wife before baby - suggestionsĒ you would have tons of suggestions.

Asking an older crowd about all this millennial stuff that by God has to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-13-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 546,219
Posted By Mike D
Oooooohhhhh nice find! Sent from my...

Oooooohhhhh nice find!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mike D
Well dang if it was somewhere other than my front...

Well dang if it was somewhere other than my front fence I wouldnít kill it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mike D
What the heck is this....

And how do I kill it? Itís trying to take over my fence.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By Mike D
Caliber and weight? Sent from my iPhone...

Caliber and weight?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 621
Posted By Mike D
Magnus Black Hornet vs Buzzcut?

I canít speak for the hornets but my wife and son both shoot the buzzcuts with low poundage setups and they flat out kill and quick too.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By Mike D
That sounds high. I just had a 4 ton plus a 2...

That sounds high. I just had a 4 ton plus a 2 ton 17 SEER 2 stage systems with 4 zones and a 7k BTU minisplit plus vent hood makeup air and 5 exhaust fan ducts installed for just under $20k.

Of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-08-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By Mike D
30.06 & 30.07 are for private property. Any...

30.06 & 30.07 are for private property.

Any public places that are off limits are listed as prohibited places in the penal code. That doesnít stop public buildings from posting out of ignorance...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-07-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By Mike D
If itís a publicly owned building they canít...

If itís a publicly owned building they canít legally post it.

It is usually the promoters that post them.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By Mike D
If anything Iíd say owning enough of my own...

If anything Iíd say owning enough of my own acreage would bring back my desire to hunt. Iím just burned out on leases and all of the stuff that comes with them. I didnít hunt a single day last year...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-06-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,004
Posted By Mike D
I think Texas does it closer to how it should be...

I think Texas does it closer to how it should be done. Maybe not every 2 years for national office but meet MAYBE twice a year to do the peopleís business and pass a balanced budget and then go back...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Mike D
It can be gun specific but Morgan used to charge...

It can be gun specific but Morgan used to charge $50 as long as you removed the barreled action from the stock.

That was a few years ago so I imagine heís gone up a little.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,724
Posted By Mike D
You can pay off debt and still enjoy life. You...

You can pay off debt and still enjoy life. You just have to plan and budget for it.

My wife and I planned and paid cash for our 12 day Alaskan cruise package. Ditto with every other big trip or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,724
Posted By Mike D
Ditto for us. We were STUPID with money for a...

Ditto for us. We were STUPID with money for a long time until we realized we make too much money to be as broke as we were. We just didnít realize we were broke before then. We had all the nice...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,335
Posted By Mike D
Yoder or Pitts/Spits ???

The P&S it built with thick material so once it up to temp it holds steady for a long time. It probably took mine 20 minutes to cool enough to touch it after it went through itís shutdown cycle which...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,335
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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,305
Posted By Mike D
Well as a follow up I did my first cook on the...

Well as a follow up I did my first cook on the Pitts & Spitts pellet on Thursday. Put 3 pork loins and a bunch of sausage on there.

Once it was over about 200į I saw very little smoke. And I got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Mike D
Weíve had a Dyson Animal for a long time. Weíve...

Weíve had a Dyson Animal for a long time. Weíve had it serviced 1 time in 15+ years. Itís still a beast.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,335
Posted By Mike D
All that invested money can be gone in a...

All that invested money can be gone in a heartbeat if (when) another crash comes, and it will. All that money youíve invested (or at least a significant portion of it) can be gone literally overnight...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,316
Posted By Mike D
Who is quieting you almost 2 points higher in a...

Who is quieting you almost 2 points higher in a 15 year loan vs a 30 year?

Shorter term is lower rate.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,746
Posted By Mike D
Very nice! Where did you buy it? I was...

Very nice!

Where did you buy it? I was going to get a Big Joe but went with a Pitts & Spitts pellet grill instead.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-03-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By Mike D
Iím sure I was expecting too much for a Glock...

Iím sure I was expecting too much for a Glock trigger. I put one in my G20 long slide to use for hunting. The creep was HORRIBLE on the ZEV. I did replace the connector and it was better.

The CMC...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By Mike D
I hope to try out my Pitts & Spitts Maverick 1250...

I hope to try out my Pitts & Spitts Maverick 1250 tomorrow.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 944
Posted By Mike D
These are the ticket. Sent from my...

These are the ticket.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-02-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By Mike D
Not a Zev Fulcrum. That the worst $250 trigger...

Not a Zev Fulcrum. That the worst $250 trigger Iíve ever felt.

My CMC trigger felt better at less than 1/2 the cost.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mike D
I have bought probably 20 sets of tires from...

I have bought probably 20 sets of tires from Discount over the years and I have never paid anything for rotations, re-balance or flat repairs.

I used to buy their replacement certificates but...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-01-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,042
Posted By Mike D
What Larry said. Sent from my iPhone...

What Larry said.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,574
Posted By Mike D
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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Mike D
Man I hate reading things like this. I know...

Man I hate reading things like this.

I know the day will come, hopefully much later than sooner but I canít imagine losing my wife.

Prayers for you.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Mike D
Ditto on Morgan. Heís done several for me...

Ditto on Morgan. Heís done several for me including one clean up job after I had a baffle strike on a 22LR can from factory threading. [emoji35]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mike D
If your looking at a 12 Ram you will definitely...

If your looking at a 12 Ram you will definitely want to delete it.

I averaged 13 mpg before deleted and 17 after.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,167
Posted By Mike D
Add mayhaw and this is about perfect. ...

Add mayhaw and this is about perfect.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Mike D
Iím about to find out. We are mounting ours above...

Iím about to find out. We are mounting ours above the fireplace in a cedar cabinet. I have a large stone mantle so Iím hoping that and the cabinet will help with the heat.

I was going to buy an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,534
Posted By Mike D
Man I canít even remember how many bull bream I...

Man I canít even remember how many bull bream I have caught in catalpa worms.

I donít know if there is any better bait.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By Mike D
Yep. Doug is awesome to deal with. Sent...

Yep. Doug is awesome to deal with.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,652
Posted By Mike D
I believe they stretched the length of the 2020...

I believe they stretched the length of the 2020 by 5Ē or so.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By Mike D
I did a 30x50x16 and had 1Ē of closed cell...

I did a 30x50x16 and had 1Ē of closed cell sprayed and painted. Itís amazing how well it works and it made the building noticeably stiffer.

Open cell is permeable and will allow moisture to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,557
Posted By Mike D
From what Iíve seen the extra cost of the diesel...

From what Iíve seen the extra cost of the diesel isnít warranted. The gas engine tows just as well and the fuel mileage is the same.


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