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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By muddydog
So y'all think a 30" 500 with standard inserts...

So y'all think a 30" 500 with standard inserts and 170 grain Zwickey get me where I need? I'm going to just order ready made GT warrior from Lancaster.

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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By muddydog
I'm thinking the 500 spine would be better. I can...

I'm thinking the 500 spine would be better. I can use weight tubes to bring the weight up. I wish they would get all the online calculators fixed for everyone. Seems like getting carbons to fly well...
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By muddydog
Currently shooting 175 grain. I'm thinking 250???...

Currently shooting 175 grain. I'm thinking 250??? What y'all think?

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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By muddydog
I was thinking about removing the factory...

I was thinking about removing the factory broadhead taper adapters and replacing them with heavier. Not sure what the factory zwickey would weigh though.

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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By muddydog
I even tried this too. I shoot off the shelf and...

I even tried this too. I shoot off the shelf and only use moleskin for the rest and side plate.

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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By muddydog
Lol I left out the important stuff. 400 gold tip...

Lol I left out the important stuff. 400 gold tip warrior 30" long 4" rw feathers. Shooting 175 grain tip with standard gt nocks and inserts.

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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By muddydog
I'm betting 200-250 grain tip is what I need but...

I'm betting 200-250 grain tip is what I need but not sure the best way to get there with the factory inserts already glued. I prefer to keep shooting my Zwickey Delta's.

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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By muddydog
I've messed with knock point and brace height as...

I've messed with knock point and brace height as well with no change to flight.

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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By muddydog
Arrow help

I'm currently shooting a samick sage with 50 lb limbs. Gold tip warrior with 4" feathers 30" long and a 175 grain tip. Arrows are kicking right about 1 1/2 thru paper. I've never had issues getting...
Forum: Traditional 07-15-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 982
Posted By muddydog
I want to add that I don't think 35 lbs is ideal...

I want to add that I don't think 35 lbs is ideal or better for hunting than 50 lbs. I do think that 35 lbs will kill a deer all day long if the arrow goes where it's supposed to be. There's alot of...
Forum: Traditional 07-15-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 982
Posted By muddydog
I've hunted with compounds and 70-80 lb recurves ...

I've hunted with compounds and 70-80 lb recurves for about 40 years now. I haven't shot a light weight bow since I was a kid. But hard living and some injuries along with getting older have forced...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,500
Posted By muddydog
I don't really like cats, but they do definitely...

I don't really like cats, but they do definitely keep the snakes in check.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,054
Posted By muddydog
Early mornings and late evenings Sent from...

Early mornings and late evenings

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,178
Posted By muddydog
Over the counter salt pills work great for me ...

Over the counter salt pills work great for me

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,541
Posted By muddydog
I wear Dickies brown long sleeves at work....

I wear Dickies brown long sleeves at work. Available at Walmart They now come in flex material. Toughest shirts I've worn, not quite as cool as 100% cotton but still bearable and I work in a very...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,759
Posted By muddydog
21 counting the 3 we have now. Most were not pets...

21 counting the 3 we have now. Most were not pets but working, hunting dogs. The current 3 are all mutts and pure pets. They are like our kids to us.

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Forum: Traditional 04-24-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By muddydog
Get a clicker. Shoot close. Draw hold and let...

Get a clicker. Shoot close. Draw hold and let down , do this alot.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-20-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,555
Posted By muddydog
My father has used a 20 for several years. No...

My father has used a 20 for several years. No problems. They put some pretty wood on them too! I think they are a bargain and we'll made. Based on it's performance, I'd buy one if I was an O/U ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,986
Posted By muddydog
If you just want a pet, get a rescue dog. Texas...

If you just want a pet, get a rescue dog. Texas heat is hard on labs, they need a water hole to cool off. Also every lab I've owned were very destructive as pups. I always recommend hunting and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-01-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,154
Posted By muddydog
I run hopped #9. I patch then brush followed by a...

I run hopped #9. I patch then brush followed by a dry patch. Then I run a bore snake and last a oil patch. I used to be obsessive about gun cleaning but now I keep my cleanings rather quick and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By muddydog
Looks like I may change brands next go around.

Looks like I may change brands next go around.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By muddydog
Well Heck. I thought I was fixing to forever...

Well Heck. I thought I was fixing to forever change the archery world and become a full time rich Hunter! Lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,099
Posted By muddydog
Don't matter what you drive... They all cost...

Don't matter what you drive... They all cost money. I drive a 98 mustang 120 miles daily. I lease my wife's loaded out Nissan Murano. Leasing got us in it alot cheaper than buying and no upside down...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By muddydog
Things that make you think....hmmmm?

Why can't the archery world invent something really earth shattering for compound bows....... Like totally relaxing the limbs to replace strings and cables. I've always been a DIY guy and it's a pain...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,712
Posted By muddydog
We worry so much about protesting tide pod eating...

We worry so much about protesting tide pod eating teens, but in all reality we are our own worst enemies. We cause the ammo shortages and price increases.... Ammo and firearms manufacturers laugh all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By muddydog
Lol. Glasses stink for archery. I wear no line...

Lol. Glasses stink for archery. I wear no line bifocals now, it did take a while to get used to them but I don't have issues seeing the pins. I'd bet a good green single pin would help.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,260
Posted By muddydog
I'm looking as well. I drive 2 hrs daily. My...

I'm looking as well. I drive 2 hrs daily. My current commuter is a 98 mustang. My choices are a Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra or Honda Civic. These 3 are well proven dependable cars.
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By muddydog
Thanks fellers!

Thanks fellers!
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By muddydog
This combo shows to be 10.2 gpi which is right...

This combo shows to be 10.2 gpi which is right where I like to be.
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By muddydog
Arrow selection

I'm needing some gold tip arrows for a 45 lb sage recurve, pulling 27" draw. With a B50 string. I'm ordering from Big Jim. The 3 Rivers spine calculator shows a 29" 500 spine with a 150 tip to be...
Forum: Traditional 03-10-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,716
Posted By muddydog
I haven't shot 3d in awhile, but when I did it...

I haven't shot 3d in awhile, but when I did it was for hunting practice only. I liked most targets around my effective range. About 20 steps or so. It's also fun to test your limits on a few long...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-10-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By muddydog
I've ran walkers most of my life. Hounds are bred...

I've ran walkers most of my life. Hounds are bred to track and tree. Some are silent on track and some are not. Depends on the breed and individual dog. Every dog breed is a specialist at certain...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-10-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By muddydog
Keep the dog and train the kids. I grew up around...

Keep the dog and train the kids. I grew up around coon hounds and grey hounds and learned at a early age what not to do around certain dogs! Kids are easy to train! Well unless the dog is just plain...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-10-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,070
Posted By muddydog
I refuse to hunt without snake guards. I also...

I refuse to hunt without snake guards. I also will not sit directly on the ground. I've had 3 encounters with Rattlers crawling right up to me while hunting. The last encounter was the middle of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,946
Posted By muddydog
Funny how I started with a 243 which I still...

Funny how I started with a 243 which I still have. It's getting close to 50 years old I suspect. After a lifetime of owning just about every caliber made, I'm now back full circle to my original 243....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By muddydog
I had a 5.56 model. It was as good as my dpms,...

I had a 5.56 model. It was as good as my dpms, mp, or Ruger. It shot about moa groups with cheap ammo and never malfunctioned. Like most mil spec ar's the trigger had slight creep but wasn't that bad.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,145
Posted By muddydog
To each their own. Texas hunting is very...

To each their own. Texas hunting is very competitive and mostly very expensive! Supply and demand is in effect. As for me I will only pay my hunting license and 48 dollar public land permit! I would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By muddydog
You should have a meter. Turn off all running...

You should have a meter. Turn off all running water and lift the cover. There should be a little dial that will turn when water is running. If it's turning you have a leak. If it's not, turn on some...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 02-03-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By muddydog
I grew up hunting family land my entire life. The...

I grew up hunting family land my entire life. The ranch sold 2 years ago and now I hunt only public land. I really enjoy it more and it is also more challenging. I just try to not take it so serious...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-28-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,037
Posted By muddydog
Easy answer. Tell Bil to keep quite and act...

Easy answer. Tell Bil to keep quite and act surprised.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-28-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By muddydog
Hahaha. I can't believe someone didn't have a...

Hahaha. I can't believe someone didn't have a little fun with this and post. It's a endangered species.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,456
Posted By muddydog
I'm curious if 2 currently popular calibers will...

I'm curious if 2 currently popular calibers will stand the test of time. I'm referring to the 6.5 Creedmoor and the 10 mm auto. I will stay with the old tried and true. 223,243,270,308 30.06 and 300...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,289
Posted By muddydog
Pigman had great things to say about the TC...

Pigman had great things to say about the TC Compass on FB. I've owned 3 Ruger Americans and can't complain about their accuracy, but they are very cheaply made. Bolt assembly and a magazine you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,077
Posted By muddydog
Most rifles will shoot better groups with a...

Most rifles will shoot better groups with a preferred load. But l read that 2-3" groups is a mil spec standard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,166
Posted By muddydog
My best advice is to watch someone weld that...

My best advice is to watch someone weld that knows how to weld. It's very easy to do but difficult to learn on your own. I worked as a welder for 20 years and as a inspector or 12 years and taught...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,552
Posted By muddydog
Feel you man. Deaths in the family bring out the...

Feel you man. Deaths in the family bring out the worst in people. After my grandparents passed my family disbanded. My dad and 2 uncle's sold the family ranch. It wasn't supposed to be sold. I'm 54...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-15-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By muddydog
I will most likely scope mine with a 3-9. Leaning...

I will most likely scope mine with a 3-9. Leaning towards the Bushnell AR series. They have several models suited for Ar platforms.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-15-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,410
Posted By muddydog
I use Ziploc bags in metal ammo cans

I use Ziploc bags in metal ammo cans
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By muddydog
I love old guns. Everyone of them have a story to...

I love old guns. Everyone of them have a story to tell. I have a 243 that belonged to my grandfather. I killed 2 doe on my very first solo hunt at 11 years old. That was 42 years ago! Enjoy your...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-31-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,926
Posted By muddydog
I am trying to talk my wife into this!

I am trying to talk my wife into this!
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