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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By skiguy327
A spa day. Canít go wrong there. Sent...

A spa day. Canít go wrong there.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,093
Posted By skiguy327
I tagged out last weekend. Nice 9pt. The rut is...

I tagged out last weekend. Nice 9pt. The rut is on! Saw nicks and cuts on his neck from fighting.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By skiguy327
Thatís a great idea. Alaska is a dream trip. Iím...

Thatís a great idea. Alaska is a dream trip. Iím interested in bow hunting. How much did you spend? I have a feeling Alaska is outside my budget.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By skiguy327
Thanks Gary. This does look like a unique place...

Thanks Gary. This does look like a unique place and way to hunt. Iíll give the Rez a call and see whatís up as I didnít see any reference on their website to a spring 2019 hunt.

I will watch the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By skiguy327
Bear Hunt Outfitter Recommendation for Spring 2019

Iím wanting to bow hunt black bear this coming spring. Mostly interested in Idaho, Wyoming or Montana as I hear biting flies and mosquitos are brutal in Canada. Can anyone recommend an outfitter?
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,662
Posted By skiguy327
My brother has a couple older feeders on his...

My brother has a couple older feeders on his property that use ďthe timerĒ and he doesnít like them. They drift a bunch and run off a separate battery thatís not attached to the solar panel. A poor...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,080
Posted By skiguy327
Dang. Definitely would shake anyone up. A good...

Dang. Definitely would shake anyone up. A good reason to carry a pistol in your pack. Weíre alone in the middle of nowhere a lot of times hunting. Having a backup weapon for those unforeseen...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,093
Posted By skiguy327
I thought P&R Processing did a good job on my...

I thought P&R Processing did a good job on my brotherís black buck. Theyíre about 15 miles S of Lampasas on 183.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-29-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 632
Posted By skiguy327
Yep. They are plenty fast enough. You may have a...

Yep. They are plenty fast enough. You may have a timing issue. I would ask the nearest pro shop to take a look.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,798
Posted By skiguy327
Shoot the pig or not

I say shoot the pig. The bow is quiet so if the deer are a little way off they wonít hear anything. I would leave the pig unless he died within 20 yds of the feeder. If I do pop out to retrieve...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By skiguy327
All good suggestions from the community. I have...

All good suggestions from the community. I have a Burris scopes on my kids Ruger 10/22ís and one on my 300 win mag (E1 Reticle which I love). For the price I feel like you get tons of value and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,800
Posted By skiguy327
Terrible. Just horrific. Something doesnít...

Terrible. Just horrific. Something doesnít compute... lake Travis is about 8 ft below full right now and definitely some headroom above that. Lake Buchanan is slightly below full. Iím wondering...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By skiguy327
Yes. I agree. The boat is much lower profile and...

Yes. I agree. The boat is much lower profile and even though a bit heavier tows fine. I towed a 26 ft camper a couple years ago and didnít know anything about sway bar tech. I wish I had. That was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiguy327
Another option... when I was a young man somebody...

Another option... when I was a young man somebody in my town did this and got off clean.

Have your son take an afternoon and go to the local county courthouse or largish police station. Find a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By skiguy327
I tow a 5500 lb boat with my f150 no problems. ...

I tow a 5500 lb boat with my f150 no problems. Not sure if itís a fair comparison but thought I would mention it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,093
Posted By skiguy327
Anybody seeing any rut activity around Lampasas? ...

Anybody seeing any rut activity around Lampasas?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,093
Posted By skiguy327
Iím not sure yet. May try to squeeze in a Sunday...

Iím not sure yet. May try to squeeze in a Sunday afternoon/evening hunt weather permitting.

I hunted last Saturday morning and saw zero deer. Did have one pig come into the feeder but he didnít...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,391
Posted By skiguy327
My friend Bob swears by the cooler with ice...

My friend Bob swears by the cooler with ice method. He layers the meat with ice and adds a cup of salt. Keeps the plug closed and drains everyday. Keeps adding ice until the water that drains is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By skiguy327
The only lights I have seen are the rheostat...

The only lights I have seen are the rheostat type. You twist to turn on/off and adjust brightness.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,095
Posted By skiguy327
I bet they get them. The video is really clear...

I bet they get them. The video is really clear and with some knowledgeable folks I bet they can get the license plate number.

Does anyone know why someone would steal a dog? Seems risky on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By skiguy327
I keep my windows closed while hunting. They...

I keep my windows closed while hunting. They definitely notice when it looks different. Also, it keeps my scent inside. My bow window opens silently. Itís a Deerview tinted hinged window.

I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,550
Posted By skiguy327
I think this is a logical first attempt to get...

I think this is a logical first attempt to get this fixed. Odds are the trapper will move the trap if requested. He was being very inconsiderate (he may not realize this as some people have no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By skiguy327
Lol. Great minds think alike. Good luck this...

Lol. Great minds think alike. Good luck this season!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By skiguy327
Didnít they use such tin structures as punishment...

Didnít they use such tin structures as punishment back in the day? I think you should call it ďthe holeĒ. [emoji16]




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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,906
Posted By skiguy327
Iíve never done it but I would give it a shot...

Iíve never done it but I would give it a shot during the rut. I just need to be able to stand up and stretch a little every once in a while so have to be in my box blind. I usually have a couple...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-26-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,171
Posted By skiguy327
I agree. I went with a 5 pin Trophy Ridge react...

I agree. I went with a 5 pin Trophy Ridge react sight a couple years ago. Love the sight but when I buy another one Iíll go with a 3 pin slider. I thinks itís the most versatile option for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,015
Posted By skiguy327
I wonder if you could use a dim red flashlight...

I wonder if you could use a dim red flashlight and still not spook them? Itís pretty dark in the field. We have a couple red LEDís on our headlamps that give us just enough light to not kill...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-25-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By skiguy327
All good comments. If youíre shooting hi-res or...

All good comments. If youíre shooting hi-res or video larger cards will be needed. Buy a couple extra and keep them in your truck. Memory cards will fail eventually and always at the worst time.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By skiguy327
I agree. They look good for a few days then the...

I agree. They look good for a few days then the foliage withers, turns brown and falls off. Youíre only a week out from the season so it may hold up for opening weekend. You may want to add new...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,015
Posted By skiguy327
A man has to do what it takes to get the job...

A man has to do what it takes to get the job done. If itís worth it to you, why not spend the night? Could be fun arrowing some pigs. Thatís the nice thing about bow hunting. Hardly any noise. ...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-24-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By skiguy327
Iím no expert here but it looks like itís...

Iím no expert here but it looks like itís launching nock high. At that range the fletching hasnít had a chance to correct arrow flight.

Iím sure the archery shop,has you set up at center shot...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,700
Posted By skiguy327
Practically anyone can put the cross hairs of...

Practically anyone can put the cross hairs of their scope on a deer and take the shot. Iím in it for the challenge. As those of you know who do this. It ainít easy pulling off a successful bow...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,522
Posted By skiguy327
Slight hijak. I went out to my lease this...

Slight hijak. I went out to my lease this morning to get my feeder in order. I Knew it would be wet but went anyway as i canít guarantee I can go next weekend. If I didnít have a 4x4 I would have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,602
Posted By skiguy327
I was behind a woman in the Pre Check line who...

I was behind a woman in the Pre Check line who whipped out a pair of scissors from her purse and showed the TSA guy. They must have had 5in blades. He ****ing let her pass! Now Iím usually pretty...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By skiguy327
Awesome! Made my day. Thank you! Sent...

Awesome! Made my day. Thank you!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By skiguy327
Take a look at a Charles Schwab. Sent...

Take a look at a Charles Schwab.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 542
Posted By skiguy327
I would recommend Copper Mtn. Itís the least...

I would recommend Copper Mtn. Itís the least expensive large resort in the area. The right side of the mountain is all beginner and intermediate terrain. We like to stay a few miles away in Frisco....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-24-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By skiguy327
Your bow sounds like it may be out of tune. Have...

Your bow sounds like it may be out of tune. Have you paper tuned with field points recently? For most whitetail scenarios (40 yds and less) I would think paper paper tuning with a fletched arrow at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 924
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 08-11-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
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, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
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, 05:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,844
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, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
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, 05:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,570
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, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
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, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
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, 01:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,817
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, 01:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 981
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 07-12-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
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 07-12-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,101
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...
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