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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By TejasNW
Believe it or not, Harbor Freight has a good 3...

Believe it or not, Harbor Freight has a good 3 ton that can be caught on sale for $79 bucks. I have a Superduty, so need a sturdy jack. I have found it to be a good quality and robust. I know...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By TejasNW
No, you read it correctly. I have had no skin in...

No, you read it correctly. I have had no skin in the game for a long time. I have watched and tried to make sense of it; but came to the conclusion that it was not where I wanted my money.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By TejasNW
I hope you are right. I really do. However, my...

I hope you are right. I really do. However, my personal belief is that the market is a rigged environment and there is no organic growth to support these levels. In a market where Black Box HFT...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By TejasNW
I set up a TD Ameritrade account recently and was...

I set up a TD Ameritrade account recently and was very happy with the process. All online, no CS involved. Funds cleared in a day. They gave me 500 free trades (expires in a month or so?); so have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,730
Posted By TejasNW
I think you have identified it correctly. It is...

I think you have identified it correctly. It is a mental thing. Sadly, that is much more complicated than correcting mechanical. Getting some good sports phyc advice is best. But to start with I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By TejasNW
I don't know if it was required or not. I had...

I don't know if it was required or not. I had 20% and told them that is what I wanted to put down, so it was not ever discussed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By TejasNW
My 2 cents, take it for what free advise is...

My 2 cents, take it for what free advise is worth...

I bought land last summer. Central Texas Farm Credit gave me 5.25% with okay credit rating all over the phone and emailing documents. On top...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,940
Posted By TejasNW
Make him fire you. Remind him when he does that...

Make him fire you. Remind him when he does that wrongful termination is a bigger issue for him than the non compete is for you. Besides, if he is truly on the skids, he is not going to spend the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,703
Posted By TejasNW
There is no price ceiling on anything that can be...

There is no price ceiling on anything that can be financed. Cheap easy money is going to kill our economy and perhaps even our country.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 722
Posted By TejasNW
This is actually great advice. If you are in the...

This is actually great advice. If you are in the downtown area anyway, you can walk on and see some of the best water side views on the Sounds in a two hour round trip. Good clean fun with lots of...
Forum: Traditional 03-30-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 899
Posted By TejasNW
Respectfully, let me ask about your string. ...

Respectfully, let me ask about your string.

I think the terminology is confused, and from the pictures, it appears your bow is strung "backwards". The Back of the bow traditionally refers to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,237
Posted By TejasNW
You are not alone.

You are not alone.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,235
Posted By TejasNW
I was in my early 40's before I had use for one...

I was in my early 40's before I had use for one my first time. Have used their services a few times, since. Mostly for documents related to real estate transactions. But I counted myself lucky up...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-27-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By TejasNW
From the sound of it, the firebox is a little...

From the sound of it, the firebox is a little over half the cubic feet of the cooker. I can't imagine it would not be big enough. (48x24 vs. 28x14) Are you concerned about heat or draw?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By TejasNW
Yes, but clearly only 12.5 inch spread on the...

Yes, but clearly only 12.5 inch spread on the rack. Better give him another year.

In all seriousness, tracks out of context are hard. The can gives good perspective, but it could be a lot of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,543
Posted By TejasNW
My first thought was Black Locust, but my be...

My first thought was Black Locust, but my be honey locust.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By TejasNW
Spread a bag of rice out about 1/4 inch deep. ...

Spread a bag of rice out about 1/4 inch deep. Replace in a day or so. Keep changing it out as long as the grains show signs of absorbing moisture.

Rice is the cheapest desiccant there is.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,024
Posted By TejasNW
There seems to be a couple of folks on here that...

There seems to be a couple of folks on here that either have kids that are new to hunting, are new themselves, or just interested in passing on some knowledge. That is a very great thing, and one of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 682
Posted By TejasNW
Before you do, call some moving companies that do...

Before you do, call some moving companies that do one way over the road moves. If they have a driver going in the same general direction with extra cube space on his load, they can work with you on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,889
Posted By TejasNW
Y'all be safe out there. More power to ya',...

Y'all be safe out there. More power to ya', fighting sharks off a kayak. Way too many thing can go bad, for my taste. You are a better man than me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 682
Posted By TejasNW
I have had equipment, in my case a tractor, moved...

I have had equipment, in my case a tractor, moved on a flat bed truck for $2 a loaded mile. He was based out of Huntsville and went up to North Central Texas. That was/is a great rate, but have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,378
Posted By TejasNW
Nailed it. Further east called a Miner's...

Nailed it. Further east called a Miner's Candlestick.
Forum: Traditional 03-20-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By TejasNW
The second picture actually looks real nice for...

The second picture actually looks real nice for Osage. Nice reflex. Doesn't appear to be a lot of propeller (twist). The holes in the sap wood won't make a difference. It does not appear to go...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By TejasNW
Does she have/had a key ring with a lot of weight...

Does she have/had a key ring with a lot of weight to it?

It has been reported that heavy key rings wear the ignition switch to a point the key will not only come out, but may not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-17-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By TejasNW
Thank you, sir. Good to know.

Thank you, sir. Good to know.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-17-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By TejasNW
Congrats to the young man! Those will be good...

Congrats to the young man! Those will be good memories.

I have a dumb question (I am not a fisherman.) The quote above confuses me. I thought or assumed that the bass would eat the crappie and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-17-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,099
Posted By TejasNW
Is this an antler restricted county? I agree. ...

Is this an antler restricted county? I agree. He needed another year, he is only 3.7672 years old.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By TejasNW
Times are tough. Gotta be creative on those...

Times are tough. Gotta be creative on those revenue streams.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-10-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By TejasNW
PM sent. I think I have a family for her.

PM sent. I think I have a family for her.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 835
Posted By TejasNW
Adelsverein Has a ring to it and has some...

Adelsverein

Has a ring to it and has some interesting history for Texas Germans.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelsverein
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 835
Posted By TejasNW
I don't "sprechen sie deutsch" but according to...

I don't "sprechen sie deutsch" but according to Mr. Google:

Father's Legacy = Vaters Erbe
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By TejasNW
By switch you mean the relay type devise or the...

By switch you mean the relay type devise or the dash switch? A lot of cars will have the same relay (part number) in another system. Easy to do a bit of research and pop one out to test the system....
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 835
Posted By TejasNW
Background on brands: ...

Background on brands:

http://www.tscrabrands.com/how-to-read.html

and a few examples.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 835
Posted By TejasNW
If you want to go with the " J " theme, you might...

If you want to go with the " J " theme, you might check out your County's brand registry for ideas; and to make sure it is not already taken. See here:

http://www.tscrabrands.com/

My last name...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-02-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By TejasNW
I have an 8 foot sit on top you can borrow in NW...

I have an 8 foot sit on top you can borrow in NW Houston. It is not built for speed by any means. But then the Regatta is not really a 'race', either.

I have an old heavy plastic canoe, if you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,591
Posted By TejasNW
You asked "what would you do?" The parable...

You asked "what would you do?"

The parable of the 5 talons comes to mind. You have been trusted with much; and much is to be expected. (paraphrasing)

When the line is drawn in the sand, the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,024
Posted By TejasNW
Other tips gleaned over time: Hunt the wind,...

Other tips gleaned over time:

Hunt the wind, of course; but the learning is knowing where the wind is. A 1oz liquid bottle from the travel section of the drug store with bright colored chalk used...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,024
Posted By TejasNW
Another tip I learned and am still grateful for,...

Another tip I learned and am still grateful for, is making game bags out of silk. Yes, the fancy stuff.

I went to the fabric store and found some clearance items. Cut off, remnants, ugly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,024
Posted By TejasNW
Good concept. Thanks for your efforts. I had to...

Good concept. Thanks for your efforts. I had to ask myself these questions when I took an interest in hunting (and had to learn it myself.) Still learning.



Depends on where I hunt but won't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-28-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By TejasNW
"Calexit"

Rejoice! Californians have started a new and very well organized movement to force a vote in 2019 on the Constitutional separation of California from the United States. They believe they have the...
Forum: Traditional 01-05-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 770
Posted By TejasNW
No way to say for certain. It could shoot fine...

No way to say for certain. It could shoot fine for a while before a lamination slipped or let go. Even 'working up to full draw' could be deceptive. The only way to tell will be to shoot it.

It...
Forum: Traditional 01-05-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By TejasNW
From a self bowyer perspective, brace height is a...

From a self bowyer perspective, brace height is a 'suggestion'. It allows the manufacturer to give the user a starting point. A starting point from which the archer, tunes his bow to his equipment...
Forum: Traditional 01-05-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,120
Posted By TejasNW
47# is may more than enough to punch through...

47# is may more than enough to punch through deer. 30# is enough to punch through deer (with a sharp head and a tuned shaft.) (no I am not recommending it, just that is will do the job.)

It is...
Forum: Traditional 01-04-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By TejasNW
An inexpensive "back up bow" that is also a take...

An inexpensive "back up bow" that is also a take down is never really a bad idea. I don't see a lot of difference between a few pounds of draw weight.

Does she shoot or own a bow? Might be a...
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By TejasNW
I made a marginal one, once. $5 garage sale...

I made a marginal one, once. $5 garage sale circular saw for a motor. Rubber tubing for a chuck. 2x4 with closet door rollers. Takes a while to get it all lined up, but works well enough.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-31-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By TejasNW
The law reads that they can stay open. Most...

The law reads that they can stay open. Most usually do.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-31-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,927
Posted By TejasNW
I watched the vid. Man, that is a nice image...

I watched the vid. Man, that is a nice image quality on that scope. Happy Hunting!
Forum: Traditional 12-31-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By TejasNW
Looks like you nailed your design. Boast up...

Looks like you nailed your design.

Boast up a bit. You've earned it. Where did you find the wood? How long did it take to chase the ring?
Forum: Traditional 12-31-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By TejasNW
Overall, it looks good. If you are at your...

Overall, it looks good. If you are at your weight at 30" of draw, I would not make any changes. At 45#/30", the bow is right near that edge where small changes will shed weight quickly.

If you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-29-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 850
Posted By TejasNW
Yes, but that 200 units squared works out to an...

Yes, but that 200 units squared works out to an extra 40,000 units, all other variables the same.
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