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Forum: Traditional 09-17-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By skooter
Thanks all. I donít know for sure, but Iím gonna...

Thanks all. I donít know for sure, but Iím gonna guess they werenít put in with hot melt. It almost feels like you can feel the wobble when threading the BHís in. There are some other things Iím not...
Forum: Traditional 09-17-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By skooter
Bisch, Thanks for the response. I thought...

Bisch,

Thanks for the response. I thought it might be the Stinger too, but when I put them on other shafts, they spin true.

Skooter


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Forum: Traditional 09-16-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By skooter
Squaring up Brass Inserts

So I had some arrows made at a local shop. They have 100gr brass inserts. Only one of them spins well with my broad heads (Magnus Stinger). I thought for a minute it might be the heads, but I put...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By skooter
Iíll check the local shop to see if they know...

Iíll check the local shop to see if they know someone. I only hang out at the Trad shop. This is for a kid in our youth group. We had a bow donated to him from a generous TBH member last year. One...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By skooter
Replacement Bow Strings

Iím trying to find replacement strings for a bow with the attached specs.

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I found some from 60X on eBay for a...
Forum: Traditional 09-11-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 9,503
Posted By skooter
Good times. . . No wonder we go back every year! ...

Good times. . . No wonder we go back every year! We always try to make it a point to talk to the cowboys in our area. They always know where the elk have been, and sometimes are. We had them down to...
Forum: Traditional 08-21-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 9,503
Posted By skooter
Good call on the Hunter Ed card. I just double...

Good call on the Hunter Ed card. I just double checked my wallet.

There is a way around that. If you get an OTC tag, you can buy online and take it to a license retailer and have them print it...
Forum: Traditional 08-20-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 9,503
Posted By skooter
Good luck yíall! My crew will be at the house to...

Good luck yíall! My crew will be at the house to pick up my gear tomorrow and head on in to scout a bit. Iíll be driving up Friday after work to meet them. I canít wait and this week is crawling......
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-06-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By skooter
Thanks for all the replies. Iíll pick up a case...

Thanks for all the replies. Iíll pick up a case soon. I just got access to a quarter section of sunflowers north of OKC. I may pick up some for my 12g Montefeltro as well. Itís been pretty picky...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-05-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By skooter
Monarch Dove loads

Anyone use these? I'm looking at getting a case of 20g for this season. I'm shooting an O/U.


Thanks,
Skooter
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,407
Posted By skooter
I donít qualify, but we have been going every...

I donít qualify, but we have been going every year for the last 6 years. Iíve had a shot every year, and killed two bulls. Ours is a DIY affair, and I plan $1000 for the trip. Last year tags were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By skooter
Thanks. Anyone else used these? Sent...

Thanks. Anyone else used these?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By skooter
HuntStand High Res Maps

Has anyone used these? Iím a fan of HuntStand in general but havenít tried these yet. Just curious.

Thanks,
Skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,069
Posted By skooter
This burns me up. Last year we were up in the...

This burns me up. Last year we were up in the high country elk hunting and ran across a camp site. They had left paper wrappers and all kind of trash laying around - and this was country you had to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By skooter
Thanks all. I think Iíll just stick with the...

Thanks all. I think Iíll just stick with the canoe for most of the reasons mentioned above. I can keep up with the boys in their kayaks for the time being, and can haul the cooler and other odds and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By skooter
Canoe or Kayak

I have an old aluminum canoe that we use once or twice a year - but I own it. My MIL bought youth kayaks for my boys earlier this year, and now the wife wants one. Should I sell my canoe and join the...
Forum: Traditional 07-03-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By skooter
I didnít get drawn this year. I only put in for...

I didnít get drawn this year. I only put in for the last two weekends, so Iím sure that limited my chances. I went the second weekend last year. It was a good experience, but pretty miserable.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,234
Posted By skooter
Interesting comment. One of the best fishermen I...

Interesting comment. One of the best fishermen I know has the slowest boat Iíve ever fished out of. My BIL once made a comment that they dropped about 10 places in their rankings when he got a new...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By skooter
Thanks all. Some good stuff. I like the looks of...

Thanks all. Some good stuff. I like the looks of the new items.

Bobby,

I found a target rich environment close to home. Itís been a long time since I did any serious bow fishing.



...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By skooter
Thanks all. I have the Zebco on my current rig,...

Thanks all. I have the Zebco on my current rig, but was curious about the AMS or similar.

Skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-21-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By skooter
Bow fishing reel

For those of you that pursue carp and other ďregularĒ size fish, what is your go to reel? Iím in the process of rigging out another set up and want to see what others use - and why.

Thanks,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-20-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By skooter
I looked into this a while back, but havenít...

I looked into this a while back, but havenít tried them. I have a 22 mag revolver that I would like some more quiet rounds for dispatching coons and such while trapping. I ran across a deal and got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By skooter
Done. Some really nice pics there. Sent...

Done. Some really nice pics there.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By skooter
I love mine. It mainly gets exercised during dove...

I love mine. It mainly gets exercised during dove season, but has been on a couple of duck hunts as well. Itís had a couple of cases through it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,402
Posted By skooter
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180504/151a1b21...

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Just sealed up 8 bags at about a pound apiece.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,866
Posted By skooter
Did my part... Sent from my iPhone using...

Did my part...


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By skooter
Thanks All for the comments and advice. This pup...

Thanks All for the comments and advice. This pup is really smart, and having the ability to correct him when out of reach would be a huge improvement.

Thanks,
Skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By skooter
Electronic Dog Collar Questions

1. Who here uses one - why or why not?

2. What is the "best" model to get? I have one dog that I'm working on training now.

3. Any advice to go with a collar should I choose to use one?
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-13-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By skooter
Thanks yíall. The 1-6 option sounds like it would...

Thanks yíall. The 1-6 option sounds like it would fit the bill. I have a high power one on my 22-250 for long range varmint work.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-13-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By skooter
AR Optics Set Up

Not looking for brands or anything, but how do most of you have your ARís set up? Iím thinking that this will be used mainly for predators out to about 100 yards, and maybe some deer hunting.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By skooter
Thanks. Iím thinking really hard about pulling...

Thanks. Iím thinking really hard about pulling the trigger on this.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By skooter
Radical Firearms 12FGS

Anyone have any feedback on these? I found them on sale for $399. How would his work for an entry level unit - just to have one and maybe hunt with inside 100 yards or so?

Thanks
Skooter

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By skooter
Little Chilly Today

I slept in this morning and then headed over to the lake to hunt some mid-day ducks. When I I got there, I discovered that the whole north end of the lake was frozen over. It was 5 degrees at 8am...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By skooter
This is ďSpotĒ. I got him back in September. I...

This is ďSpotĒ. I got him back in September. I have high hopes for him.

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Merry Christmas
Skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,345
Posted By skooter
Iím at home with the family tonight, but Iíve...

Iím at home with the family tonight, but Iíve spent my time away. Before we had kids, I was always willing to swap my days around for the guys that had kids. Hang in there and be proud to be a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,269
Posted By skooter
Iím probably not the best one to ask, but the two...

Iím probably not the best one to ask, but the two guns I shoot the best are an old Browning A5 and a Franchi AL48. I have a newer Benelli Montefeltro, but I donít shoot it quite as good.

Merry...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,889
Posted By skooter
Stinks either way. Iíve been broken into twice,...

Stinks either way. Iíve been broken into twice, but had nothing of value in the vehicle either time. Both times I had to fix broken parts on the vehicle though. It doesnít make it any easier.

I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By skooter
Yep - shoot them all. A couple of weeks ago, I...

Yep - shoot them all. A couple of weeks ago, I had my window busted on my truck while at a boat ramp. They went through my console and didnít take anything that I have missed. I had my handgun with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,975
Posted By skooter
Yes - this is the one getting a new bow for...

Yes - this is the one getting a new bow for Christmas. Heís easy to like and take along as he is always willing to help and do what he can. He isnít just along for the ride.

Merry Christmas ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,975
Posted By skooter
Totally Ruined!! [emoji16]

We have a young man in our youth group that is new to all things hunting. Heís never really been or had anyone to take him much before. I took him duck hunting with me and another buddy this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By skooter
Thanks for all the responses. Much appreciated. ...

Thanks for all the responses. Much appreciated.

Merry Christmas
Skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By skooter
Anyone?? Sent from my iPhone using...

Anyone??


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By skooter
GPS Trackers for Equipment

So a friend and I are looking at leasing out some trailers to make some money as opposed to letting them set around and collect dust. He has slowed down quite a bit from the hauling business and has...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By skooter
Old School Hunt

This hunt was a long time coming together. When I was a kid, my Grandpa had ďan ol humpbackĒ that he hunted with. I eyed it often back then. He left that shotgun to my oldest cousin, and I never got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,862
Posted By skooter
BT, I had that thought. There were two...

BT,

I had that thought. There were two trucks there when I got there that were obviously together. They were gone when I returned. I looked where they had been parked but there was no glass on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,862
Posted By skooter
I was in Kay county. The ramp is about 5 miles...

I was in Kay county. The ramp is about 5 miles south of the Kansas line on the Arkansas. It is the middle of our two weeks of gun season here, so it was a little crowded. I might take another chance...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,862
Posted By skooter
I didnít take any pics of the lake. I never got...

I didnít take any pics of the lake. I never got out of the Arkansas River. I was scouting for some places to duck hunt and took some buckshot with me.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,862
Posted By skooter
Got Hit Today [emoji35]

I hunted a WMA in northern OK today. I took my boat and put in at an out of the way ramp. I got there late, and didnít get back until 3pm. When I got to the truck, I found that my passenger window...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By skooter
Thanks to all who served! My family and I...

Thanks to all who served! My family and I appreciate your sacrifice. My grandpa served in WWII in Germany and my dad during Vietnam.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-04-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,084
Posted By skooter
So itís been a while since I posted on this. Last...

So itís been a while since I posted on this. Last summer I finished putting in the floor, transom, and everything else. This week I ordered a mud motor kit from mud skipper - one of their twister...
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