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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,385
Posted By cricman
Put them into Amazon boxes, leave them at your...

Put them into Amazon boxes, leave them at your front door, and let the porch pirates carry them off! They make for a nice Christmas surprise!



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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 606
Posted By cricman
"I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping...

"I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve." (Quote allegedly written by Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto)


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By cricman
The Glenfield 30 series was indeed, a "low...

The Glenfield 30 series was indeed, a "low option" Marlin 336. They sported birch instead of walnut stocks with no inletting, or stamped to appear to like inletting. They are dated by serial...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,272
Posted By cricman
About a year ago, I was in one of their stores on...

About a year ago, I was in one of their stores on weekday morning and was approached by two middle aged women with clipboards. They were employed by the corporate office to gather customer info from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,578
Posted By cricman
You might want to put together a few IFAKs, or at...

You might want to put together a few IFAKs, or at least a decent boo-boo kit.


cricman
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-28-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,744
Posted By cricman
I solved the sexy and exotic name dilemma by...

I solved the sexy and exotic name dilemma by telling every I shoot a 27-06!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By cricman
Bait and traps. Plenty of good and effective...

Bait and traps. Plenty of good and effective options. Take away food and water sources, as well. Save your money on the electronic devices. Be persistent and prepared to change up your baits and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,039
Posted By cricman
2 shot pocket gun, a la Heizer Double Tap in an...

2 shot pocket gun, a la Heizer Double Tap in an ankle rig. Just a hunch.


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,385
Posted By cricman
My FIL just passed in September and about a third...

My FIL just passed in September and about a third of the attendees at the funeral service wore jeans- pressed, with a nice shirt. He worked at a plantation in the Mississippi Delta, so nice pressed...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By cricman
Red touch yallow, kill a fallow! cricman

Red touch yallow, kill a fallow!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By cricman
I thought this was gonna be a thread about...

I thought this was gonna be a thread about cookin' up a mess of catfish nuggets!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,177
Posted By cricman
I hope you used protection when you mounted that...

I hope you used protection when you mounted that beaver!

Seriously, that is a cool diorama! I dig it!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,591
Posted By cricman
Even if it had huge antlers, I wouldn't want a...

Even if it had huge antlers, I wouldn't want a "trophy" that consisted of a busted up deer, stuck in a 10 acre "pen." I'd call the GW.


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,293
Posted By cricman
Lots of Vizsla, but I don't see the pit bull...

Lots of Vizsla, but I don't see the pit bull connection. The swimmer tail looks very Lab-like, unlike the sword tail of an AST or Vizsla. If she is a Lab/Vizsla mix, she'll be smart, loyal, good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,333
Posted By cricman
I'm pretty sure that you just broke the first...

I'm pretty sure that you just broke the first rule,.......


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,682
Posted By cricman
You driving on the original ball joints and...

You driving on the original ball joints and tie-rod ends? Check 'em!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By cricman
I had a Burr Oak the same approximate size do...

I had a Burr Oak the same approximate size do that several years ago. It had been in the ground about a year, so it had a deep enough tap root to survive. I would keep it damp for 4 weeks and see...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,325
Posted By cricman
She needs to get to Dr. Pimple Popper, quick,...

She needs to get to Dr. Pimple Popper, quick, fast, and in a hurry!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,326
Posted By cricman
Won't make AR in my county! cricman

Won't make AR in my county!


cricman
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-22-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,323
Posted By cricman
Two things that .270 has over 308 because of the...

Two things that .270 has over 308 because of the smaller diameter and longer bullet (grain for grain):

Better sectional density (think terminal ballistics and penetration) and slightly better...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By cricman
I am familiar with this comparison test, as well...

I am familiar with this comparison test, as well as a few others that were less "scientific", but recorded the same results. Penny for penny, ATF/Acetone (or MEK, or laquer thinner) works the best...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-18-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By cricman
I am just curious as to how he is getting on the...

I am just curious as to how he is getting on the property with an atv; Is he trailering it to the OPs property and dropping on site? Is he trailering to an adjoining property, and accessing the OPs...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-18-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By cricman
Thanks for the responses. I think I got it...

Thanks for the responses. I think I got it figured out.


cricman
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-17-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By cricman
Unfortunately, that's a 2 hour drive. I'm gonna...

Unfortunately, that's a 2 hour drive. I'm gonna hit the closest Tractor Supply and see what they have.


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,398
Posted By cricman
They blurred the hogs face to protect its...

They blurred the hogs face to protect its identity, until notification of next of kin! That, or it was a minor hog, an under 18 years of age.


cricman
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-16-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By cricman
Thanks y'all. The horse panel they...

Thanks y'all.



The horse panel they have, at least online, has a plastic or paint coating. I am looking for plain galvanized wire. I will try to check out the nearest store and see what they...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-15-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By cricman
Sourcing 2X4 Opening Wire Fence Panels

So, I am about to finish up some stand and fill feeders, and need to get the material to make the varmint cage. Where do y'all get your 2X4 opening wire panels (aka horse panels) from? I am in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,574
Posted By cricman
You may have two bucks and a cat in that picture!...

You may have two bucks and a cat in that picture! None will make AR!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By cricman
My experience is that if you live in an area with...

My experience is that if you live in an area with a lot of dissolved minerals in the water, almost all of them, from cheap plastic to expensive metal, will start to break down over time. Orifices...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,891
Posted By cricman
Here's a pretty clean one: ...

Here's a pretty clean one:

http://metaldetectingforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=408440&stc=1&d=1520704796



cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-06-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,810
Posted By cricman
^^^^^^This^^^^^^^^ Super easy to load, very...

^^^^^^This^^^^^^^^

Super easy to load, very reliable, and when you wear out the cap, you can replace them on the cheap. And Yes, they can be used on multiple major brands if you buy the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-06-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,278
Posted By cricman
Birds should either be flying outside in the...

Birds should either be flying outside in the wild, or frying inside in a hot skillet!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By cricman
Two words.......Monkey Chow! cricman

Two words.......Monkey Chow!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,165
Posted By cricman
Unfortunately, the sardonicism mode was disabled...

Unfortunately, the sardonicism mode was disabled in my post, so the referential humor was cloaked. I don't actually condone the the use of either. Monkey Chow is completely harmless and GM is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,165
Posted By cricman
I'd try Racoon Chow soaked in Golden Malrin. I...

I'd try Racoon Chow soaked in Golden Malrin. I heard that stuff is like armageden on all things living! Outside of that, pull up the bulbs. Up here in the "north", we can kill them with wet soil...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,002
Posted By cricman
I'm trying my best to remember how we ever...

I'm trying my best to remember how we ever managed to get along without straws. Oh, I remember, we just drank from the effin' cup or glass! I remember the paper straws from elementary school. We...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 932
Posted By cricman
Because of possible weld contamination from oil,...

Because of possible weld contamination from oil, I would remove the pan, clean it, and then weld in a patch. Either TIG, or someone with experience and a spool gun could fix it.


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By cricman
Twin-Lobed Deer Fly (Chrysops relictus) ...

Twin-Lobed Deer Fly (Chrysops relictus)


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Forum: Photography 07-03-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,499
Posted By cricman
Just be careful when you spell "Anole!" ...

Just be careful when you spell "Anole!"


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By cricman
I have a hillbilly "Tan-Kerry" setup that I use...

I have a hillbilly "Tan-Kerry" setup that I use near the shore to catch sunfish to be used for catfish bait. Every once in a while, I get a nice surprise and get a few big enough to keep and eat. I...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-27-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By cricman
Man, I wish I had a few of those patrolling my...

Man, I wish I had a few of those patrolling my backyard this summer. I have a bumper crop of cicadas this year and haven't seen a single cicada killer yet. Normally I have several that keep the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,249
Posted By cricman
I never worried about the speed of the other...

I never worried about the speed of the other boats on the lake; it was the stupid, careless, and selfish navigation skills and the complete lack of common courtesy that ****** me off!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By cricman
Excalibur. You can find decent used bargains...

Excalibur. You can find decent used bargains locally and on ebay. They are simple, accurate, and easy to maintain.


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,724
Posted By cricman
Yikes! Definitely signs of over pressure. ...

Yikes! Definitely signs of over pressure. Ringed primers happens fairly frequently on loads at the upper end of safe pressure (depending on the fit of the firing pin through the firing pin hole). ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-13-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,401
Posted By cricman
Like the Wall of Voodoo lyrics say, "I wish I was...

Like the Wall of Voodoo lyrics say, "I wish I was in Tijuana, eating barbequed iguana!" I would try it. I love me some frog legs, so why not?


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,101
Posted By cricman
This. The limeades are decent (not as good as...

This. The limeades are decent (not as good as Brahms) and the mozzarella sticks are okay.


cricman
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-10-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By cricman
This^^^^^ Looks like about 10 cubic feet of...

This^^^^^

Looks like about 10 cubic feet of storage inside of it. You could easily get more than 20 .50 cal ammo cans inside that thing!


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By cricman
AKA Malabar chestnut, French peanut, provision...

AKA Malabar chestnut, French peanut, provision tree, saba nut, monguba (Brazil), or pumpo (Guatemala).


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By cricman
AKA Guiana Chestnut. cricman

AKA Guiana Chestnut.


cricman
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By cricman
Braided Money Tree. cricman

Braided Money Tree.


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