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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2018, 09:19 PM
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Posted By skooter
Done. Some really nice pics there. Sent...

Done. Some really nice pics there.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By skooter
I love mine. It mainly gets exercised during dove...

I love mine. It mainly gets exercised during dove season, but has been on a couple of duck hunts as well. Itís had a couple of cases through it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By skooter
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Just sealed up 8 bags at about a pound apiece.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,779
Posted By skooter
Did my part... Sent from my iPhone using...

Did my part...


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By skooter
Thanks All for the comments and advice. This pup...

Thanks All for the comments and advice. This pup is really smart, and having the ability to correct him when out of reach would be a huge improvement.

Thanks,
Skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By skooter
Electronic Dog Collar Questions

1. Who here uses one - why or why not?

2. What is the "best" model to get? I have one dog that I'm working on training now.

3. Any advice to go with a collar should I choose to use one?
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-13-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By skooter
Thanks yíall. The 1-6 option sounds like it would...

Thanks yíall. The 1-6 option sounds like it would fit the bill. I have a high power one on my 22-250 for long range varmint work.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-13-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By skooter
AR Optics Set Up

Not looking for brands or anything, but how do most of you have your ARís set up? Iím thinking that this will be used mainly for predators out to about 100 yards, and maybe some deer hunting.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By skooter
Thanks. Iím thinking really hard about pulling...

Thanks. Iím thinking really hard about pulling the trigger on this.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By skooter
Radical Firearms 12FGS

Anyone have any feedback on these? I found them on sale for $399. How would his work for an entry level unit - just to have one and maybe hunt with inside 100 yards or so?

Thanks
Skooter

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By skooter
Little Chilly Today

I slept in this morning and then headed over to the lake to hunt some mid-day ducks. When I I got there, I discovered that the whole north end of the lake was frozen over. It was 5 degrees at 8am...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,301
Posted By skooter
This is ďSpotĒ. I got him back in September. I...

This is ďSpotĒ. I got him back in September. I have high hopes for him.

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Merry Christmas
Skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,310
Posted By skooter
Iím at home with the family tonight, but Iíve...

Iím at home with the family tonight, but Iíve spent my time away. Before we had kids, I was always willing to swap my days around for the guys that had kids. Hang in there and be proud to be a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,102
Posted By skooter
Iím probably not the best one to ask, but the two...

Iím probably not the best one to ask, but the two guns I shoot the best are an old Browning A5 and a Franchi AL48. I have a newer Benelli Montefeltro, but I donít shoot it quite as good.

Merry...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,782
Posted By skooter
Stinks either way. Iíve been broken into twice,...

Stinks either way. Iíve been broken into twice, but had nothing of value in the vehicle either time. Both times I had to fix broken parts on the vehicle though. It doesnít make it any easier.

I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,652
Posted By skooter
Yep - shoot them all. A couple of weeks ago, I...

Yep - shoot them all. A couple of weeks ago, I had my window busted on my truck while at a boat ramp. They went through my console and didnít take anything that I have missed. I had my handgun with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,945
Posted By skooter
Yes - this is the one getting a new bow for...

Yes - this is the one getting a new bow for Christmas. Heís easy to like and take along as he is always willing to help and do what he can. He isnít just along for the ride.

Merry Christmas ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,945
Posted By skooter
Totally Ruined!! [emoji16]

We have a young man in our youth group that is new to all things hunting. Heís never really been or had anyone to take him much before. I took him duck hunting with me and another buddy this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By skooter
Thanks for all the responses. Much appreciated. ...

Thanks for all the responses. Much appreciated.

Merry Christmas
Skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By skooter
Anyone?? Sent from my iPhone using...

Anyone??


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By skooter
GPS Trackers for Equipment

So a friend and I are looking at leasing out some trailers to make some money as opposed to letting them set around and collect dust. He has slowed down quite a bit from the hauling business and has...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By skooter
Old School Hunt

This hunt was a long time coming together. When I was a kid, my Grandpa had ďan ol humpbackĒ that he hunted with. I eyed it often back then. He left that shotgun to my oldest cousin, and I never got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By skooter
BT, I had that thought. There were two...

BT,

I had that thought. There were two trucks there when I got there that were obviously together. They were gone when I returned. I looked where they had been parked but there was no glass on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By skooter
I was in Kay county. The ramp is about 5 miles...

I was in Kay county. The ramp is about 5 miles south of the Kansas line on the Arkansas. It is the middle of our two weeks of gun season here, so it was a little crowded. I might take another chance...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By skooter
I didnít take any pics of the lake. I never got...

I didnít take any pics of the lake. I never got out of the Arkansas River. I was scouting for some places to duck hunt and took some buckshot with me.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By skooter
Got Hit Today [emoji35]

I hunted a WMA in northern OK today. I took my boat and put in at an out of the way ramp. I got there late, and didnít get back until 3pm. When I got to the truck, I found that my passenger window...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By skooter
Thanks to all who served! My family and I...

Thanks to all who served! My family and I appreciate your sacrifice. My grandpa served in WWII in Germany and my dad during Vietnam.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-04-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,808
Posted By skooter
So itís been a while since I posted on this. Last...

So itís been a while since I posted on this. Last summer I finished putting in the floor, transom, and everything else. This week I ordered a mud motor kit from mud skipper - one of their twister...
Forum: Traditional 10-30-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By skooter
We went with Samick Polaris. My in laws are in...

We went with Samick Polaris. My in laws are in town, and they got one for him at the local shop. He was ecstatic.

Now I've got to build him some arrows.


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Forum: Traditional 10-30-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By skooter
Thanks. I think that may have been what he shot...

Thanks. I think that may have been what he shot at the shop last week. I didn't pay much attention to it at the moment.


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Forum: Traditional 10-29-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By skooter
I'm looking for more of something that he can...

I'm looking for more of something that he can grow with. Any other options out there?


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Forum: Traditional 10-28-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By skooter
Good Quality Kids Bow

So my oldest boy (8 years old) loves to shoot with me. He has 3 different kids bows. Thursday evening we went to the local traditional shop, and he shot one of their kids bows. I believe that it was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,879
Posted By skooter
We elk hunted with a guy from Michigan this year....

We elk hunted with a guy from Michigan this year. Around the fire one night, we were talking different ways of putting up meat and he mentioned that they canned a lot of theirs. Definitely something...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By skooter
Boat Question

The boat is at a dealership and the motor still has 1 year of warranty. I'll be downgrading from a high performance bass boat. The reality is I just don't use it that much anymore. I've only had it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By skooter
Boat Question

I'm looking to downgrade to a "do all" aluminum boat. I've found a used Xpress XP180 with a 70hp Yamaha and a new Tracker Grizzly 1754 with 60hp Mercury. Both are about the same price. Any thoughts...
Forum: Traditional 10-21-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By skooter
McAAP - My Experience

As some of you know, I hunted McAAP last week for the first time ever. Overall, my experience was positive. I was drawn for Deer Creek. After orientation, when we broke up into the smaller groups...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 381
Posted By skooter
Thanks all. I'll have to look at the rock...

Thanks all. I'll have to look at the rock climbing harness. The one I had was a vest style, but like others have mentioned it was a little bulky under clothes when cold out.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 381
Posted By skooter
Favorite Safety Harness

It looks like somewhere between the tree and home, I misplaced (lost) my HSS harness. I don't hunt without one, so I need to replace. What is your favorite harness and why?

Thanks,
Skooter

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Forum: Traditional 10-15-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By skooter
All done. I'm back home. No luck. I'll post my...

All done. I'm back home. No luck. I'll post my thoughts later. I did prove to myself that I can sit on a stand from 6:30am til dark. It was a good experience.


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Forum: Traditional 10-13-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By skooter
Well, it started off really slow today. And it...

Well, it started off really slow today. And it really is too hot to be hunting. I saw a decent, young 8pt this morning at 9:30. I stayed until 1:30 with no action. I walked down to my other stand...
Forum: Traditional 10-12-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By skooter
McAAP

All checked in and have two locations prepped. White hats have been more than helpful. I saw two does this afternoon on the way out as well as some turkeys. Reveille at 4:30 in the morning. Roll out...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-08-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By skooter
Thanks for all the responses. They tend to follow...

Thanks for all the responses. They tend to follow other research that I have done already.

Shooting the O/U for dove makes a lot of sense. It is much easier to keep your eye on a downed bird...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-08-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By skooter
Black Ice, It may have been all mental, but...

Black Ice,

It may have been all mental, but I felt like the action was cycling right under my nose. I tried it under a little pressure during a clays event, so I might have been over critical.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-07-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By skooter
Shotgun Advice

I'm looking for one shotgun that does it all - besides a pump or O/U. Does this exist?? I like to dove hunt through the end of October here in Oklahoma. I also like to shoot ducks and geese over...
Forum: Traditional 10-02-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By skooter
I'll be there in two weeks. I got drawn for Deer...

I'll be there in two weeks. I got drawn for Deer Creek. It will be my first time to hunt Mcaap.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,325
Posted By skooter
This was my sixth year in a row to go - since we...

This was my sixth year in a row to go - since we started back. This was my first year to not at least draw on an elk. I've killed two bulls in 6 years, and not connected on 3 other trips. All that...
Forum: Traditional 09-11-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By skooter
Thanks all. I currently have a one piece. We...

Thanks all. I currently have a one piece. We traveled a lot of miles last week in Colorado with me clinging to it in the cab of SXS.




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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By skooter
TBH Express - Floresville / North TX

I'm getting a couple of pups from another member here in Floresville. I'm in OKC, and wondering if anyone is down that direction that will be headed back north this weekend that might cut down on my...
Forum: Traditional 09-10-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By skooter
Bows & ATV's

For those of you that travel with your traditional bow on an ATV, how do you carry your bow?

Thanks,
skooter


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By skooter
What part of OK are you hunting? I live just...

What part of OK are you hunting? I live just west of OKC. There are some great deer up here.

Skooter


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