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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By skiguy327
We just flew back from London. 10 hr flight. The...

We just flew back from London. 10 hr flight. The people in front of us had an approx 2yr old on their lap. The kid didnít sleep hardly at all. She was a handful to be in a lap that long. If itís...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-10-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By skiguy327
Love the camo netting. I donít think that was an...

Love the camo netting. I donít think that was an option when I purchased my deerview windows.

I bought the gray tinted ones and like them a lot. They are definitely dark enough to keep,out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By skiguy327
It can be replaced. After the recent...

It can be replaced. After the recent battery/performance scandal Apple is charging $30 for battery upgrades. Find your nearest Apple store and schedule an appointment online. Be prepared to leave...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,709
Posted By skiguy327
Iíve thought about this too. I think to get a...

Iíve thought about this too. I think to get a year round moderate climate and not live in California you would have to have a summer and winter place. Live the snowbird life.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By skiguy327
The deer's nose knows.

Thatís why I donít bother with scent killer products anymore. A deerís nose canít be fooled. We all know how good a bloodhoundís nose is, right? They can track somebody across pavement... with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,381
Posted By skiguy327
If I leave a lot of unfilled space in my yeti it...

If I leave a lot of unfilled space in my yeti it doesnít perform well... or at least no better than any other cooler I have. However, when I initially load and ice it, bring it down to temp. Then...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-24-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By skiguy327
Peep alignment is really tough at night for sure....

Peep alignment is really tough at night for sure. If the target is illuminated at least a little (and your pins too) I find I can get to my anchor point and then make minor adjustments with my head...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-23-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By skiguy327
I have the same issue. I have a green laser...

I have the same issue. I have a green laser focused beam flashlight I mounted to my bow and the pigs are amazingly fast running from it. I think it might be too bright. Iím experimenting with more...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,107
Posted By skiguy327
The art is pretty nice and all but letís see the...

The art is pretty nice and all but letís see the tats on the women[emoji6]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 876
Posted By skiguy327
I have the 2015 2.7 and it does fine. I...

I have the 2015 2.7 and it does fine. I regularly tow a 5500 lb boat with no issues. Looking at the chart I can tow up to 8k lbs. Towed a 27ft camper a couple years ago and it did fine. Gas...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By skiguy327
Nothing wrong with ASUS. I like Dell too. ...

Nothing wrong with ASUS. I like Dell too. Support a Texas company.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,025
Posted By skiguy327
Doubtful it will help much. Heís young and should...

Doubtful it will help much. Heís young and should acclimate quickly. Get there early if you can. Buy the canned air for you and the missus. I visited Colorado to ski fairly often over the years...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By skiguy327
Mount a rifle to that thing and youíre in...

Mount a rifle to that thing and youíre in business.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-30-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,090
Posted By skiguy327
Something I find pretty effective at cooling me...

Something I find pretty effective at cooling me off is to bring a small cooler loaded with ice and a cup of water. I bring a couple wash clothes and soak them in the cooler and drape them over my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,262
Posted By skiguy327
You can surely find a well cared for older boat...

You can surely find a well cared for older boat thatís had all the depreciation taken out of the price. There are many gems out there waiting to be found. You just need to be a little handy to fix...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-19-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By skiguy327
+1. My SKB is extremely tough. Have traveled...

+1. My SKB is extremely tough. Have traveled with it many times and not even a scrape on it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 18,783
Posted By skiguy327
I know. I get it but it was just a different time...

I know. I get it but it was just a different time back then. Mass murder just wasnít on the radar but now kids these days are just exposed to different inputs like sensationalized news, websites and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By skiguy327
Youíre going at a good time. Itís busiest July -...

Youíre going at a good time. Itís busiest July - August. We were there a few years ago. The most beautiful place Iíve ever been. Iíd go back in a second.

The wildflowers were in bloom when we...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By skiguy327
Dang man. Thatís a rifle with a pistol grip. ...

Dang man. Thatís a rifle with a pistol grip. Looks fun to shoot tho!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,480
Posted By skiguy327
I agree with you on the point that a parent is...

I agree with you on the point that a parent is responsible. Itís the parents responsibility to secure all firearms in the house. **** right parents should be liable if their kid takes the guns and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,115
Posted By skiguy327
A trip of a lifetime. Good luck! Sent...

A trip of a lifetime. Good luck!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 18,783
Posted By skiguy327
Lots of ďharden the schoolsĒ talk here. How...

Lots of ďharden the schoolsĒ talk here. How about harden the home? As a mature adult and parent how is it acceptable to not have your weapons securely locked away? The parents need to be equally...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 18,783
Posted By skiguy327
Amen brother! Too many complacent selfish...

Amen brother! Too many complacent selfish parents not present and involved in their kids lives. Thereís time to be friends with your kids when they are mature adults. Until then parents need to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By skiguy327
Buy a pellet grill. Set your temp. Go to bed and...

Buy a pellet grill. Set your temp. Go to bed and get a full 8 hours. I have a friend on a competition bbq team who swears by the pellet smoker.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,850
Posted By skiguy327
Not a huge difference between the two IMO. Itís...

Not a huge difference between the two IMO. Itís just s hamburger after all and pretty hard to screw up. But at the same time, when you have an awesome burger you will know it. And that experience...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,144
Posted By skiguy327
Thereís been some recent documented cases of what...

Thereís been some recent documented cases of what seems to be methanol consumption from the booze being served at some of the resorts. Iím too tired right now to find the links but numerous cases of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-03-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By skiguy327
I have the DPMS Gen II 308. Itís my hog rifle....

I have the DPMS Gen II 308. Itís my hog rifle. :-). I stretched my budget when I bought it so havenít done much to it yet. It definitely needs a new trigger. I put a Vortex Strike Eagle tactical...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-03-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 960
Posted By skiguy327
I use the outdoor carpeting that has a rubber...

I use the outdoor carpeting that has a rubber backing. Loweís and Home Depot have a section with different sizes. I just mix and match to fit my floor. Itís super durable and quiet. It doesnít...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By skiguy327
It may be your camera. Sometimes bright colors...

It may be your camera. Sometimes bright colors are tough for the image chips to process. I think if the vest was reflective you would notice when you shine a bright light on it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
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Those and gyrocopters are terribly unsafe. I...

Those and gyrocopters are terribly unsafe. I donít want to fly that bad.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-17-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By skiguy327
Just echoing the others. Your bow has had no...

Just echoing the others. Your bow has had no tuning. A pro shop will make sure everything is good. Because youíre in Kerrville you will find that Austin archery is closest if you come East. No...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By skiguy327
I agree. I used them recently for a couple jobs...

I agree. I used them recently for a couple jobs and was satisfied. Biggest plus is no waiting. They just recently opened and donít have a lot of business yet.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-08-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,435
Posted By skiguy327
Buy one. I built an 8x7Ē blind last summer that...

Buy one. I built an 8x7Ē blind last summer that ended up costing me approx $3k in materials. It was a fun project but for about $500 more I could have just bought one, deployed it at my lease and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 748
Posted By skiguy327
I have a ruptured disc L5-S1 that was diagnosed 9...

I have a ruptured disc L5-S1 that was diagnosed 9 years ago. I saw Dr Ken Bunch at Texas Orthopedics. Not many options. His advice was to go as long as possible as any surgical intervention is a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,798
Posted By skiguy327
I like the 308. Any of the mentioned calibers...

I like the 308. Any of the mentioned calibers are going to be good on that first shot when your target is relaxed and standing still. Itís the follow on shots after they scatter and are running in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,496
Posted By skiguy327
I have a small pail I fill with corn before...

I have a small pail I fill with corn before walking to my blind. Once there I pour strip next to my feeder pointing directly at my blind. When the deer come they will stand to the side and present a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-15-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 503
Posted By skiguy327
Baronett Big Cat blind. Itís been super durable...

Baronett Big Cat blind. Itís been super durable with room for me and my two teens.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,669
Posted By skiguy327
Iím assuming the footage from the restaurant...

Iím assuming the footage from the restaurant didnít give you a license plate number? How about make and model of his vehicle? If the police gave a sh** they could probably find another camera...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,669
Posted By skiguy327
I think a liar is slightly worse. Both are bad...

I think a liar is slightly worse. Both are bad tho.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 845
Posted By skiguy327
Donít worry about it. Nothing will eliminate...

Donít worry about it. Nothing will eliminate your scent enough to where a deer wonít smell you anyway. They have better noses than a bloodhound. Just hunt the wind and youíll do fine.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,234
Posted By skiguy327
Our deer was head down eating when she took the...

Our deer was head down eating when she took the shot. The video shows just how quickly she dropped. Will have to remember that for next time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,234
Posted By skiguy327
Jumping the String - Where do you Aim?

In hunting with my daughter I've noted the results of some of the shots she's taken - most were high and one was a backstrap hit, all due to the deer dropping when hearing the bow.

Knowing this,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 591
Posted By skiguy327
As thick as he is I would say 4 1/2. Chootíem!! ...

As thick as he is I would say 4 1/2. Chootíem!!


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-09-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,337
Posted By skiguy327
That's a good size blind for sure. I wouldn't...

That's a good size blind for sure. I wouldn't worry about the color. The deer don't care. They're color blind anyway and it's not like they won't be able to see it even if it was fully camouflaged....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By skiguy327
Definitely tight. you don't want it to give any...

Definitely tight. you don't want it to give any when the point of the arrow starts to penetrate. Broadhead choice matters a LOT. Stay away from chisel tips (learned this the hard way) and go with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,808
Posted By skiguy327
Sat 7:57am. There are 4 legal bucks around my...

Sat 7:57am. There are 4 legal bucks around my feeder. Daughter took a shot at a nice 8 pt shooter at 17 yds. Deer doesn't even flinch. She misses high.

Sat. 7:15pm. 2 shooter bucks at the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By skiguy327
Would you recommend 100 gr or 125 gr? The extra...

Would you recommend 100 gr or 125 gr? The extra weight may be nice but lighter would be faster.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By skiguy327
I would recommend a cut on contact broad head....

I would recommend a cut on contact broad head. We're using Montecs but any will do IMO. I also think 125gr is helpful for the reasons stated above.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By skiguy327
Thanks all for your help and support. We saw 6...

Thanks all for your help and support. We saw 6 shooter bucks yesterday ( we've never seen so many deer overall) and this one was the best of the lot. My daughter has been determined to get a kill...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,983
Posted By skiguy327
Thanks much. We couldn't find any blood. Spent...

Thanks much. We couldn't find any blood. Spent about 1.5 hrs looking for the arrow or a body with no luck. Reached out to Courtney at Texas Tracking Dogs and we determined we hit slightly high in...
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