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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By TXJon
I am headed up Tuesday, back towards Austin on...

I am headed up Tuesday, back towards Austin on Friday
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By TXJon
I am headed to DFW at the end of the month, if...

I am headed to DFW at the end of the month, if you don't find someone sooner.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By TXJon
From Sunday, 11lbs or so before cooking. A...

From Sunday, 11lbs or so before cooking. A little on the salty side, left it too long in the cure. Still came out delicious.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-04-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,391
Posted By TXJon
There have been two on SB 183 just past the river...

There have been two on SB 183 just past the river every morning this week.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By TXJon
I have done it with tenderloins, Morton's Tender...

I have done it with tenderloins, Morton's Tender Quick, brown sugar, and pickling spice. Turned out great. Smoked over pecan.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-20-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By TXJon
It really depends on what you want to build. ...

It really depends on what you want to build.

Jim Tolpin wrote a great book on cabinets.

Tag Frid had an excellent book on all around woodworking, very good if you plan to build furniture from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,524
Posted By TXJon
This. Figure out what is non-negotiable and...

This.

Figure out what is non-negotiable and stick to it.

Mine was a couple years and the lawyers' kids are definitely going to college.

Still totally worth it.
Forum: Recipes 01-31-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By TXJon
I like to put 20% bacon ends and pieces, and...

I like to put 20% bacon ends and pieces, and grind a jar of jalapenos into the whole thing.

Mix some ground black pepper, red pepper flakes, and a little liquid smoke into it after grinding.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 757
Posted By TXJon
I bought a Cabela's 1 HP 7 or 8 years ago. Used...

I bought a Cabela's 1 HP 7 or 8 years ago. Used it for 5-10 deer per year for 5 years, then broke a part. Worked with Cabela's to order a replacement part, then eventually let them talk me into...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,365
Posted By TXJon
2005, maybe a little sooner. Haven't been around...

2005, maybe a little sooner. Haven't been around much the past few years, though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By TXJon
I go from Leander to CS almost every Friday. ...

I go from Leander to CS almost every Friday. Glad to help.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 131,335
Posted By TXJon
I just love those ST mags.

I just love those ST mags.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,500
Posted By TXJon
I just wrapped up my own a couple months ago. It...

I just wrapped up my own a couple months ago. It was long, nasty, and REALLY expensive.

I ended up with the kids and the house, and even a little child support down the road. Totally worth it.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By TXJon
;)b;)b;)b

;)b;)b;)b
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-18-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By TXJon
I have no idea, but why not try cedar? If it...

I have no idea, but why not try cedar? If it works (and you have a way to kill it) you could own the world.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 13,222
Posted By TXJon
2011, 4" 9mm would be great. I would also...

2011, 4" 9mm would be great.

I would also be happy with a 6"....

Either way I'm in on this one!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-30-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By TXJon
I need a new manual, using Lyman 49th edition. ...

I need a new manual, using Lyman 49th edition.

Fastest 10 mm load I can find in 135 g is 1397 fps

.40 with the the same bullet is going 1225

10mm 200g JHP on top of 9.6 g of Blue Dot is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-29-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By TXJon
Just from looking at the numbers in my reloading...

Just from looking at the numbers in my reloading manual the 10mm loads show best performance when compared to .40 in higher bullet weights.

I'm going from memory, but anything under 200g and you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-22-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By TXJon
The trigger on that pistol is surprisingly good. ...

The trigger on that pistol is surprisingly good. I did get in on the STI group buy, and the STI trigger is better, but I am happy with the RIA.

Handloading makes a lot of sense for the 10mm. You...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-18-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By TXJon
I have the same RIA 10mm. Got it about a year...

I have the same RIA 10mm. Got it about a year ago, probably have about 700 rounds through it.

Great pistol for the price, never had a problem with it.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,542
Posted By TXJon
Most luxurious chicken coop I have seen! You...

Most luxurious chicken coop I have seen! You need to be charging them rent.

I would worry some about the floor holding up to what's coming, though. S**t machines, they are.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-22-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 57,070
Posted By TXJon
I returned the order form, but it looks like the...

I returned the order form, but it looks like the email got sent twice.

Much as I would like two, I can only afford one gun.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-03-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 26,536
Posted By TXJon
Finish: Black Nitride Sights: Adjustable night...

Finish: Black Nitride
Sights: Adjustable night sights on a flat topped slide
Grips: Custom Mesquite (thick width) with the TBH arrowhead (note....mesquite is not a hardwood)
Barrel: Bull barrel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 24,484
Posted By TXJon
Make it a 10mm 5 or 6" barrel single stack and I...

Make it a 10mm 5 or 6" barrel single stack and I will bring you the money tomorrow!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,684
Posted By TXJon
I have the Cabela's 1 horse. Mine will do this...

I have the Cabela's 1 horse. Mine will do this when grinding frozen meat. I always thought it was heat transfer from the motor.

The square drive peg on my auger broke after 5 years of use. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,643
Posted By TXJon
the Tag Frid books are excellent, but a lot more...

the Tag Frid books are excellent, but a lot more than you are going to need to learn to build boxes with doors on them.

This: ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By TXJon
Sorry I missed you. Ask for me next time you...

Sorry I missed you. Ask for me next time you come back!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-14-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By TXJon
Sticker sighting Courtyard San Antonio

Who is this?
If you catch up with me before you check out I will buy you breakfast!
Ask the front desk to find Jon.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,721
Posted By TXJon
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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-14-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 447,146
Posted By TXJon
Mike's Barnyard in Liberty Hill will do this for...

Mike's Barnyard in Liberty Hill will do this for you. At least that's what he told me a couple years back. I think he wanted something like $10/day at the time.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-03-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 447,146
Posted By TXJon
They are not managing for antlers. Only...

They are not managing for antlers.

Only thing that will make the # of buck tags go up is MORE bucks walking around out there next time they conduct the survey.

Few years back they were telling...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By TXJon
Liberty Hill doe, and it rained off and on most...

Liberty Hill doe, and it rained off and on most of the morning.

I fell asleep, woke up and saw this one. She looked big enough, so I dropped the string.

Got the first deer jitters out of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By TXJon
So it begins

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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By TXJon
X2

X2
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-26-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 447,146
Posted By TXJon
We didn't have many more (if any) last year, and...

We didn't have many more (if any) last year, and it was fine. Couple years back there were only six or seven buck tags issued. If you're dead set on horns, Lake Georgetown is probably not the best...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-25-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 447,146
Posted By TXJon
Why would you want to?

Why would you want to?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,747
Posted By TXJon
That was my every day knife, right up to the day...

That was my every day knife, right up to the day after I had to finish a deer with it. Then I went up a size.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-16-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 447,146
Posted By TXJon
If you sit your stand a few times and don't see...

If you sit your stand a few times and don't see deer, move. There's lots of deer, no need to waste time in an unproductive spot hoping to get lucky. They do get a lot of pressure, between us,...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-16-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 447,146
Posted By TXJon
I think around 30 guys killed deer. No idea of...

I think around 30 guys killed deer. No idea of the total. Most years it seems like the same 20-25 guys kill almost every deer that comes off the place.

Lots of deer out there. No reason not to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,545
Posted By TXJon
I permanently altered one of my fingerprints the...

I permanently altered one of my fingerprints the same way, with the same broadhead.

That cut bled for three days!

I still don't use a broadhead wrench.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-15-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 447,146
Posted By TXJon
ttt

ttt
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-09-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 447,146
Posted By TXJon
Permit # NF 13-13-DB You out there? ...

Permit # NF 13-13-DB You out there?

Looks like we are set up along the same tree line. More than the minimum 300' apart, but if we aren't careful we will be walking in through each other.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By TXJon
This does not inspire much confidence. Also I'm...

This does not inspire much confidence. Also I'm pretty sure a hotel would frown on that kind of behavior.

Anywhere else? Within a reasonable drive of Mesquite?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,756
Posted By TXJon
Nice deer and nice mount. I think in general you...

Nice deer and nice mount. I think in general you get what you pay for. You made the right decision. Personally I'd hate to look at it every day from now until forever and wish I'd spent a little...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-01-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By TXJon
Where to shoot in Mesquite?

I am going to spend the next couple weeks in Mesquite. It would really be nice to have someplace to shoot. I'd hate to lose my edge just before the opener.

Any suggestions?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-01-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,913
Posted By TXJon
I never heard back last year, and haven't heard...

I never heard back last year, and haven't heard anything this year either. I'd figure you're fine unless you hear otherwise.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By TXJon
San Antonion real estate referral needed

Looks like I will be moving to San Antonio in the next month or two.

I'm looking for a good real estate agent who also manages rental property. I don't expect we'll be in SA much more than a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-22-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,600
Posted By TXJon
It's looking like I'm going to be moving to San...

It's looking like I'm going to be moving to San Antonio in the next month or so.

If it works out I'll be working near the airport. Any suggestions on places to live, shoot, hunt, or whatever? ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,913
Posted By TXJon
I haven't seen the brush this thick out there...

I haven't seen the brush this thick out there since 07. Bloodweed is easily 10' in spots.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-08-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,993
Posted By TXJon
I have a basset that will hunt out chicken turds...

I have a basset that will hunt out chicken turds and eat them like candy.
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