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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By jerp
So as it turns out this nut job was arrested last...

So as it turns out this nut job was arrested last year for getting into a restricted area at the White House. The FBI terminated his gun rights because of his mental issues and gave the confiscated...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By jerp
Currently a solid 2nd place but with lots of...

Currently a solid 2nd place but with lots of momentum!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,319
Posted By jerp
I shudder when I think about close calls in my...

I shudder when I think about close calls in my early 20’s due to alcohol and that feeling of invincibility. Pure luck was the only thing between me being another sad statistic and still being here....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By jerp
I really enjoyed the book. I went into watching...

I really enjoyed the book. I went into watching the series with lowered expectations but was pleasantly surprised for the most part. There are definitely some scenes I did not remember from the book...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,405
Posted By jerp
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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By jerp
As hard as it is to lose him there is some...

As hard as it is to lose him there is some symmetry there that is almost poetic. One generation exits, another arrives, the bloodline continues. Condolences and congratulations!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,252
Posted By jerp
“Her daddy was lazy and no-account, claimed he...

“Her daddy was lazy and no-account, claimed he had a bad back,
All her brothers were good for, was stealing watermelons outa my truck patch
Polk salad Annie, gator got your granny”

That song has...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By jerp
Does the adapter add enough weight to the tail...

Does the adapter add enough weight to the tail end of the arrow to make any differrence?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,252
Posted By jerp
The plant is actually called Poke Salat but...

The plant is actually called Poke Salat but people make salad out of it. Here is a primer:

http://www.foragingtexas.com/2006/04/pokeweedpoke-salat.html
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,252
Posted By jerp
Down there we have a plant that grows out in the...

Down there we have a plant that grows out in the woods, and the fields
And it looks somethin' like a turnip green
Everybody calls it polk salad
Now that's polk........ salad
Used to know a girl...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By jerp
I have not sen those - what is it about their...

I have not sen those - what is it about their design that makes for a cleaner release off the string?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By jerp
That guy is the Hispanic version of Ernest T Bass.

That guy is the Hispanic version of Ernest T Bass.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By jerp
I made the mistake of watching those last night...

I made the mistake of watching those last night before I went to bed. My wife was wondering why I was in the shower this morning singing "Guy on a buffalooooo!" That song is an earworm for sure!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By jerp
Our boys are in their mid to late 20’s now and I...

Our boys are in their mid to late 20’s now and I treasure the memory of those outings when they were young - I think they do too. I understand it is really hard for some parents to participate but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By jerp
From when things green up in the spring until...

From when things green up in the spring until everything dries out in mid-summer I only throw once - in the morning - for 4-5 seconds. Between now and then almost all the corn is eaten by critters...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By jerp
How much do the deer get? This time of year on...

How much do the deer get? This time of year on our place the answer close to none - too much of their preferred fresh green browse around. From recent TC pics I would guess that 90% of my corn is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By jerp
DaveC - Expensive and big is what I remember. ...

DaveC - Expensive and big is what I remember.
Our first one was the size of some 10x50 binos.

Like this? I found this pic on the internet - Bushnell 400 rangefinder. In 1998 it cost $300...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By jerp
I had one when I first starting bow hunting in...

I had one when I first starting bow hunting in the mid-90's. They were fairly accurate at bow hunting ranges, but they did not work very well in low light. I think laser rangefinders came out just a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,518
Posted By jerp
Listening to just the tone of the conversation...

Listening to just the tone of the conversation between the pilot and the tower you would have no idea something went catastrophically wrong. I heard this morning that the lady flying the plane was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 702
Posted By jerp
That’s a life well-lived lived right there.

That’s a life well-lived lived right there.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-17-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,561
Posted By jerp
Ive been to Starbucks maybe twice. I take my...

Ive been to Starbucks maybe twice. I take my coffee black - no foo-foo. I think Dunkin Donuts and even McDonalds is better
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,518
Posted By jerp
That is horrifying.

That is horrifying.
Forum: Traditional 04-17-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By jerp
Texas Recurve Championship - see the flyer

April 28th - 29th Cowtown Bowmen in Ft Worth

Please see the flyer below. If you saw the first flyer that was posted a few weeks ago, a slight change has been made. We left the entry fee at $15...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By jerp
You will be able to find a decent used bike for...

You will be able to find a decent used bike for that price like one that sold for $1,000+ just a few years ago. There are usually a lot of them on craigslist. First thing you need to determine is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By jerp
As we all know, every “assault rifle” is...

As we all know, every “assault rifle” is eventually used in a mass shooting- destroying them will save countless lives!
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-16-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,839
Posted By jerp
This is a legal mess in states that have...

This is a legal mess in states that have legalized pot. The California Supreme Court ruled that an employee can be fired for using pot - even off the job - even though it is legal. Testing is...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-16-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By jerp
The only problem with putting them in the string...

The only problem with putting them in the string is you can't move them up and down until you find the perfect - quietest - spot. I started using this guy's method a few years ago. Instead of two...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-16-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,839
Posted By jerp
You are correct. I did some research about this a...

You are correct. I did some research about this a while back just out of curiosity. Those "10 years for one joint!" stories we all used to hear are a thing of the past, to what degree they were ever...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-16-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By jerp
Nice build - hope we can get some video of coons...

Nice build - hope we can get some video of coons getting zapped! On one of my feeders the varmint guard is a little too small and I think they can reach through to the spinner plate. I wonder if I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By jerp
Vine ID

Does anyone know what type of vine this says? I didn’t plant it - coming up as a volunteer and climbing several trees in my yard. Clumps of five leaves so it’s not poisonous I don’t think
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By jerp
Watching for replies. I have a big rust stain on...

Watching for replies. I have a big rust stain on my roof from the drain on the upstairs AC. I thought about getting up there with a power washer but I’m afraid it would damage the shingles.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By jerp
Anyone have this problem with Bushnell Trophy cam?

The batteries keep coming loose. The little springs that hold them in have become slightly bent at odd angles so they won’t stay in tight enough to keep a good connection. If I hold them down with my...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-14-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By jerp
Your “Political Correctness” story of the day.

So the other night in OKC, Russell Westbrook was having a great night - in the zone - with every shot falling and making amazing passes. The Thunder’s TV play-by-play announcer exclaimed “Westbrook...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-13-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,312
Posted By jerp
This is a tough call. Assad doesn’t mind ...

This is a tough call. Assad doesn’t mind destroying his country as long as he can rule over the rubble. He has to learn that some leaders mean it when they talk about a red line. Obama did nothing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,658
Posted By jerp
I guess I better keep an eye on the radar this...

I guess I better keep an eye on the radar this evening. Those big gnarly cells can pop-up out of nowhere in these conditions.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,658
Posted By jerp
Hmmm... All the weather websites are still...

Hmmm... All the weather websites are still showing 0% chance of rain for the western part of the Metroplex but Tarrant and Parker Counties are included in the tornado watch.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,956
Posted By jerp
I think turning him loose is the right move but...

I think turning him loose is the right move but my guess is the Cowboys will catch a lot of grief from the fan base for this. Contrary to the above posts he is still one of the most popular Cowboys...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By jerp
That looks really good - thanks for the rec. I...

That looks really good - thanks for the rec. I love the country around there and it's history.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,446
Posted By jerp
Back in college I was fishing farm ponds in the...

Back in college I was fishing farm ponds in the vast short-grass prairie of Osage County Oklahoma. We were just on the edge of a nasty storm cell and a tornado dropped down about 1/4-1/2 mile away....
Forum: Traditional 04-12-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By jerp
You can buy 75 grain brass inserts from Three...

You can buy 75 grain brass inserts from Three Rivers
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By jerp
A few books about Texas you might like.

I know quite a few of you like to read books about Texas so I thought I'd recommend these - all works of non-fiction.

"They Came From the Sky" by Stephen Harrigan
You may know this author from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,213
Posted By jerp
I can tell you what works for me. Immediately...

I can tell you what works for me. Immediately upon arising I drink one - and often two - 8 oz. glasses of water while the coffee is brewing. We always wake up at least slightly dehydrated every...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,733
Posted By jerp
I got pulled over for speeding while riding a...

I got pulled over for speeding while riding a bicycle. There was a speed trap at the bottom of a hill in a residential area of Ft Worth and he clocked me going 35 in a 25 mph zone. I was actually...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,796
Posted By jerp
I have one my parents bought back in the 60’s for...

I have one my parents bought back in the 60’s for use on family camping trips. I use it often and hope to pass it down one day. No telling how many meals have been cooked in that thing. Lately I’ve...
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,122
Posted By jerp
"You get used to what things are supposed to look...

"You get used to what things are supposed to look like at different distances in your "sight picture", and you learn to place the object you are shooting at in the appropriate spot in that picture...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,491
Posted By jerp
I think you are right, Gary. IMO there is...

I think you are right, Gary. IMO there is nothing more exciting than have a gobbler come straight to you right off the roost. However that is really hard to do especially early in the season when...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 286
Posted By jerp
It will be interesting to see cause of death - I...

It will be interesting to see cause of death - I haven't heard anything about autopsy results. It may just have been an undetected heart condition. However back in the early days of doping with EPO...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,491
Posted By jerp
#3 has cost me a few birds over the years. I get...

#3 has cost me a few birds over the years. I get settled in and after a little while I start second guessing my spot - "I really should be over there behind that log or back there behind that bush...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,621
Posted By jerp
That looks really painful. My wife and I have...

That looks really painful. My wife and I have been advised to get the shingles vaccine but I know two people who have recently had an outbreak in spite of getting the vaccine. I guess that can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,675
Posted By jerp
That little bike brings back a memory - When I...

That little bike brings back a memory - When I was 10-11 a kid in my neighborhood got one for Christmas. I tried and tried to get him to let me ride it. I lied and swore I knew what I was doing....
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