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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Anybody use/like the Strongmade baskets? I called...

Anybody use/like the Strongmade baskets? I called and they said I could mount it 6Ē rearward if I wanted the padded bow case or a narrow tool box (non-hunting season) behind the seats.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I donít have any private land connections in...

I donít have any private land connections in Sonoma County.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Where can I find/ buy this hardware or was this...

Where can I find/ buy this hardware or was this custom fabricated? Iím thinking going this way, just making it 6Ē higher and putting loops on the top rail for tie downs or bungee cords.

The Honda...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

12k feet is pretty high altitude and a lot less oxygen. Thanks. I work out in a county park with steep trails and 30# in my elk pack after work. I was sitting in the truck with the door open shopping...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
100 miles, or 20 hours. Sent from my...

100 miles, or 20 hours.



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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
My son picked up a 2017 for us yesterday. He...

My son picked up a 2017 for us yesterday. He graciously offered to put in the 100 hour break-in for us :). I have pictures my 2 yo grandson wonít get out of the seat, and claimed it putting his toys...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
I came lower on mountain from my ground blind. We...

I came lower on mountain from my ground blind. We saw 2 guys with a dog on the property. I told my buddy I needed to kick them off.

Instead of the obvious, I had an idea. ďHey guys, help me out....
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bill in San Jose
My buddy got a small fork horn. More later. ...

My buddy got a small fork horn.
More later.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Tease Story latet. ...

Tease
Story latet.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 08:47 AM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
All quiet on the western front. Let the game...

All quiet on the western front. Let the game begin.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
T minus 2 days. My game cam set up low got a...

T minus 2 days. My game cam set up low got a small fork, some pigs and a bunch of turkeys. Iíll be hunting up high where I saw them.

My usual deer hunting partnerís wife is ready to have a baby,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

I found a 2017 500 in camo under $9k out the door in Montana. Our son should pick it up this coming weekend- and break it in for me before I go out in Sept for elk.

My first financial transaction...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
The only B zone Iíve hunted was in Mendocino NF....

The only B zone Iíve hunted was in Mendocino NF. I carried a 45 in my fanny pack while bowhunting thinking the probability of needing it with the Mexican weed growers was higher than running into a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,268
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Let me add another prayer for your wife. ...

Let me add another prayer for your wife.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
God bless America Only flag Iíve seen flown...

God bless America

Only flag Iíve seen flown today is on our house.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
It snowed this week in the Madisons. I donít want...

It snowed this week in the Madisons. I donít want to say how much I bought of Kuiu gear to get ready.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Well, the last time I plan to purchase a CA...

Well, the last time I plan to purchase a CA resident hunting license and deer tag. And worry about lead restrictions- although my Tikka T3 shoots great with Barnes Vor-tx copper.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,268
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Prayers sent from the west coast. Sent...

Prayers sent from the west coast.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-28-2018, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
XD with s hammer. Nice. Sent from my...

XD with s hammer. Nice.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17,601
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
The Eternal Flame - Keep it Burning

I visited my Mom and family in NJ and tracked down my best friend from junior high school. We both bought 41# Red Wing Hunters, my Dad drove us to Robin Hood Archery that day 50 years ago.

We went...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,512
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I was in the security line at Newark, and the...

I was in the security line at Newark, and the gate area was where United 93 departed from that fateful day.

This was on the wall. Yes, it puts a knot in your stomach. A friend of my Momís son...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,512
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Sept 11, 2001 attack- 15 years ago Sunday

I am visiting NY and went to the 9-11 Memorial at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. That is also where you get the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

The memorial has the names...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-22-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By Bill in San Jose
CNN/Time, nothing but fake news, again!

They entered the US illegally, knowing this would happen, the reason children are not detained with adults is so theyíre not assaulted and raped.

Would you rather read these guys are raping the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Let me add to the rules for sons the Northmanís...

Let me add to the rules for sons the Northmanís Code.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I hope so- Iím planning for Montana trails and...

I hope so- Iím planning for Montana trails and hunting.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Itís amazing how well it repels ticks. ...

Itís amazing how well it repels ticks.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
When I looked at the 1000 model I thought, ďI can...

When I looked at the 1000 model I thought, ďI can imagine a swiveling seat mounted on top and wailing on pigs in TexasĒ


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
I wanted to add 2 things: - I sprayed my new...

I wanted to add 2 things:

- I sprayed my new Kuiu shirt/pants Sat night for their first hunt (pigs). Being a synthetic fabric the spray did not soak-in like it does on cotton. I didnít know how it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bill in San Jose
2018 CA deer thread

The opener is 4 weeks from yesterday. We went for pigs (none- the sly devils) but saw some nice 2x2- for a lot of blacktails thatís as many tines as theyíll ever have.

Spotted this guy on a ridge....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

I took my wife to the Honda dealer to do a test ride around their parking lot. I donít know if this is normal: in automatic it bucked on every upshift, and the tranny made a ďker-klunkĒ sound when it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 07:22 PM
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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

I agree itís a great deal. I send him a PM. Logistics would be a challenge.

Driving to Uvalde then Bozeman are would turn a 1,000 mile drive into 3,300.

..... unless I could put together a TBH...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Please- The Peopleís Socialist Republic of...

Please- The Peopleís Socialist Republic of California.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Thank you for the feedback- all positive. We had...

Thank you for the feedback- all positive. We had a company event last week go-cart track racing. Despite my best efforts to go as fast as possible, when all the drivers were listed by average speed,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 02:48 PM
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Thank God on the good medical news. On the...

Thank God on the good medical news.

On the girls, remind him itís as easy to fall in love with a rich girl as a poor girl. :)


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,462
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Yes, they made a big difference when I fished....

Yes, they made a big difference when I fished. But Iíd break or lose them!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
I buy mine in the safety glasses section at Home...

I buy mine in the safety glasses section at Home Depot. $10-$12, impact resistant plastic and almost indestructible. They block sunlight like the $200 ones do.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Idid not read all replies. Call their fish...

Idid not read all replies.

Call their fish and game department customer service and ask. My 2 cents


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

Iím looking at ATVs for retirement. While at a local motorcycle and ATV store I saw the Honda Pioneer 500, the smallest of the Honda UTV line. Whatís interesting is it fits in a full size pickup bed....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 12:08 AM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Effective use of decoys, especially cheap...

Effective use of decoys, especially cheap solutions like multiple burlap bags.

Since elk continually move, how long to stay in an area and hope vs. moving to snother spot.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-14-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4,653
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Somehow I spotted the nice hog skull...

Somehow I spotted the nice hog skull Ďpresentationí.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2018, 08:38 AM
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Views: 1,822
Posted By Bill in San Jose
They can play the 49ers in the Memories Bowl. ...

They can play the 49ers in the Memories Bowl.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Be careful with kids and pools

You folks with kids or grandkids and a pool nearby be alert. As my wife says, ďWhat sound does a drowning child make? Silence.Ē

I know of 2 child pool drownings, and those kids were older. Be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bill in San Jose
The deer opener is 5 weeks from yesterday. Iíve...

The deer opener is 5 weeks from yesterday. Iíve been hiking hard with 30 pounds in my new hunting pack to get prepared for Sept Montana elk, which will help me with the steep hills for deer.

Iím...
Forum: Traditional 06-10-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bill in San Jose
IĒm happy with 43. I gave my 54 to my son. ...

IĒm happy with 43. I gave my 54 to my son.

Iíve been shooting the bow, and like it more as we get ďto know each other betterĒ.

I try to gap shoot with 3-under and a high anchor point next to my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2018, 02:48 PM
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One more prayer sent up. Sent from my...

One more prayer sent up.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Thanks! Iím watching craigslist for a used one....

Thanks! Iím watching craigslist for a used one. On Youtube it looks easy, but so does bowhunting elk!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 129,028
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Still half asleep- but a pinky in the air for CM...

Still half asleep- but a pinky in the air for CM from the west coast.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I found a local wood turning club. Sent...

I found a local wood turning club.


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