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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Gummi Bear
Iíll basically echo what others have already...

Iíll basically echo what others have already stated

Iíve hunted south of Cisco for most all of my life (since 82 or 83, when mom and dad bought the place).

Be prepared to spend some time in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gummi Bear
Iíve always liked how Fred Bear put words...

Iíve always liked how Fred Bear put words together on this subject.

"Immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. It will cleanse your soul and make your a better person."

I enjoy the pursuit....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-14-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By Gummi Bear
I bought a Swedish Mauser from a gentleman on...

I bought a Swedish Mauser from a gentleman on this forum a few years back. It is bone stock, and numbers matching.

Itís a lot of fun to shoot. The factory sight is surprisingly accurate out to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,833
Posted By Gummi Bear
It's a 1976 Ranger package, clear title in hand. ...

It's a 1976 Ranger package, clear title in hand. I've owned it since 1996.



Most everything has been replaced or upgraded



Jasper 302, stock build w/ RV cam. Edelbrock intake, Rochester...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,833
Posted By Gummi Bear
Yes, actually. I went to the woods...

Yes, actually.



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,833
Posted By Gummi Bear
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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By Gummi Bear
wet and cool is predicted, as of last night

wet and cool is predicted, as of last night
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,167
Posted By Gummi Bear
My daughter and wife were at the Krum show. They...

My daughter and wife were at the Krum show. They had a pretty good time.

Twerpy got third in her class. Iím really proud of her.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By Gummi Bear
A handful of mixed nuts, and a glass of water. ...

A handful of mixed nuts, and a glass of water.

I just wasnít all that hungry.

As much as I love steak, I really like chicken salad sammiches too. Mrs makes the best ones ever.



I went...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,415
Posted By Gummi Bear
Thatís about the same size as my dads Echo CS...

Thatís about the same size as my dads Echo CS 330t. Itís a super handy little saw. Run a 12-14Ē bar on it, and theyíll rip.

Iíll carry it, or my CS360t (slightly bigger saw) around the Farm all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,804
Posted By Gummi Bear
Thatís because the Coke in a glass bottle is...

Thatís because the Coke in a glass bottle is better. They have to manipulate the recipe for different containers, and the ones in the glass bottles are closest to the original recipe (the ones from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 987
Posted By Gummi Bear
Maybe try some Easy Off, then scrub with a wash...

Maybe try some Easy Off, then scrub with a wash cloth or nylon brush after it soaks for a bit. I know this works on baking pans.

There's tons of videos on YouTube about this for reference
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By Gummi Bear
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/prf-70117?seid=...

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/prf-70117?seid=srese1&cm_mmc=pla-google-_-shopping-_-srese1-_-painless-performance&gclid=CjwKCAjworfdBRA7EiwAKX9HeMCwRaI5PNNW19w924RfSkNzQbRFN5RH7NZdpNHjrT9Fr9I2KuRe...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,393
Posted By Gummi Bear
My mom found this, she sent it to my wife, said...

My mom found this, she sent it to my wife, said it sounds like something Iíd say:

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I went to the woods because...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8,109
Views: 489,814
Posted By Gummi Bear
Where exactly is the new CI store? I...

Where exactly is the new CI store?



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,848
Posted By Gummi Bear
https://www.meundies.com

https://www.meundies.com
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By Gummi Bear
I have lots of headlamps. I keep them stashed...

I have lots of headlamps. I keep them stashed everywhere, so they're always handy.

My best headlamp for hunting, is a Fenix: https://www.fenixlighting.com/product/hl55-fenix-headlamp/

I use a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Gummi Bear
H4895 is the way to go. Call up Hodgdon...

H4895 is the way to go.


Call up Hodgdon on the phone, and talk to the guys in the technical department. They will help you with a load for the bullet you choose.


One thing to be wary of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-17-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By Gummi Bear
If you want Mildot, get real Mildot. Not some...

If you want Mildot, get real Mildot. Not some generic lookalike.

I run the SWFA scope on my rifle, and itís been dialed a lot. The price and build quality make it a great value.

You can make...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,167
Posted By Gummi Bear
Twerpy is having fun with her lamb, Kebaaab this...

Twerpy is having fun with her lamb, Kebaaab this year. Her and Mrs hit up a show in Glenrose this past weekend. (Her in the white shirt). She took 5th in her class. Time to get him on a more strict...
Forum: Traditional 09-17-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Gummi Bear
Iíve been interested in them, ever since I saw a...

Iíve been interested in them, ever since I saw a Mongolian style demonstration 20+ years ago.

Never have tried one, just looked, and 3Rivers has one on their site.



I went to the woods...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,079
Posted By Gummi Bear
Iíve seen a couple out in Eastland county ...

Iíve seen a couple out in Eastland county

One in the 80ís, and another in the 90ís.

They are farther west than many might think.



I went to the woods because I wished to live...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-17-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By Gummi Bear
Fixed 6x. Learn to dial your distances...

Fixed 6x.

Learn to dial your distances (create a good dope chart)

Pigs and varmints are fair game out to 300 (I've confirmed this) Back in March, I was hunting with my buddy, and he put me in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By Gummi Bear
a 6' cube, minimum. You might get away with...

a 6' cube, minimum.

You might get away with 5' sides, if you don't have a stabilizer, and are willing to let part of your bow poke out the window.

Seriously, sit in a chair, come to full draw. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By Gummi Bear
Iíve seen a couple of threads where folks have...

Iíve seen a couple of threads where folks have replaced the stock muffler with one from a small car. Just think of how quiet a Civic is.

It might be an idea to consider.



I went to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,911
Posted By Gummi Bear
I had one like that at the Farm for a couple...

I had one like that at the Farm for a couple years. I think the rancher behind us took him out. His 2 year set was much shorter tines than his 3 year.

I described his rack as looking like a top...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-12-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By Gummi Bear
Cool! Thatís a project Iíd like to do...

Cool!

Thatís a project Iíd like to do someday. Find an old Bridgeport and restore it like you are. Iíd like to do a lathe as well.



I went to the woods because I wished to live...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-10-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Gummi Bear
Homemade feeder timer?

Thatís what I discovered as well.

I might save a few bucks, but the labor is more than offset by the cost.

Quality parts (reliable) cost money. Cheap parts will net cheap results. Considering...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-10-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Gummi Bear
I use a 8x8x6Ē NEMA3R electrical box I...

I use a 8x8x6Ē NEMA3R electrical box

I change out the screw at the bottom, and run a 10/24 through from the inside, and use a wingnut to hold the cover.

Add some thin gasket material to keep...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By Gummi Bear
I still wear a Gorilla harness. A bit...

I still wear a Gorilla harness.

A bit heavy, but comfortable.

I also am intrigued by the HSS vest style. Those pockets could save me from needing to carry a backpack.



I went to the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Gummi Bear
My little brother is a big CZ fan. He has a...

My little brother is a big CZ fan.

He has a SP09 and a compact, both with the full Cajun treatment. They are a dream to shoot.

I wouldnít mind having one, but it is down the wish list a ways....
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,265
Posted By Gummi Bear
You can't really go wrong with a major tool...

You can't really go wrong with a major tool company nowadays.

I have DeWalt, Milwaukee and Makita tools, all are first rate.

Honestly though, I use my 12v DeWalt tools more than all the others...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By Gummi Bear
Looks a little like a checkered garter ...

Looks a little like a checkered garter

Theyíre a great one to have around.



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-31-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,573
Posted By Gummi Bear
Sometimes I park there, but only if all the spots...

Sometimes I park there, but only if all the spots in the shade are taken.

I spend many thousands of dollars there every year, between work and personal.



I went to the woods because I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-31-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By Gummi Bear
I bought a sight pusher a couple years ago. It is...

I bought a sight pusher a couple years ago. It is a universal model, with different spacer blocks.

It works pretty good, but you do need to take the time to set it all up and then it goes...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Gummi Bear
Never had any desire to see Journey Iíve...

Never had any desire to see Journey

Iíve seen Def Leppard a couple of times. Both were fantastic. Youíre in for a good time



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-27-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,705
Posted By Gummi Bear
My 300BLK It rides on the quad and in the...

My 300BLK

It rides on the quad and in the truck around the Farm. Sometimes on the tractor too.

When I donít want a long gun, my Glock model 22 is my go-to. Iíve had this silly thing for well...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-27-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,811
Posted By Gummi Bear
With an older blued finish lever gun, you need a...

With an older blued finish lever gun, you need a gloss finish scope. Matte scopes just donít look right on a blued gun.

Leupold is still about the best. Iím quite fond of the FX3 6x on mine....
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Gummi Bear
Leupold makes gloss fixed power scopes. I have a...

Leupold makes gloss fixed power scopes. I have a FX3 on my lever gun. Really happy with it.


If youíre willing to shop, and old Redfield or Weaver would look great on there too.



I went...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,936
Posted By Gummi Bear
Liz Phair KT Tunstall Elle King ...

Liz Phair

KT Tunstall

Elle King

Imelda May

Juliana Hatfield
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,630
Posted By Gummi Bear
There is a store front, itís north of 30, and...

There is a store front, itís north of 30, and just west of 360

On Avenue H



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,630
Posted By Gummi Bear
Try https://www.1800gunsandammo.com They are...

Try https://www.1800gunsandammo.com

They are in Arlington

I had no idea they were there, met them at the TTHA show a couple weeks ago.

They stock Sitka, if thatís what youíre interested in
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-23-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 860
Posted By Gummi Bear
I'm interested in one of those miniature units...

I'm interested in one of those miniature units that is battery powered, but the reviews are so mixed it's hard to make a choice.


I have had a Enerzen ozone generator for a few years now. It...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-23-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Gummi Bear
I've never owned a keymod. I am quite happy with...

I've never owned a keymod. I am quite happy with my M-Lok hand guards, however.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-20-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By Gummi Bear
There is an entire economy built around ďminority...

There is an entire economy built around ďminority participation ď

Iíve worked on both sides of it in construction. Itís interesting, for sure.



I went to the woods because I wished to live...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,058
Posted By Gummi Bear
#1 No #2 No #3 Not really #4 No

#1 No

#2 No

#3 Not really

#4 No
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By Gummi Bear
Bleach in drains. (dump it in before you go to...

Bleach in drains. (dump it in before you go to work, while the house is empty)

Take out the trash

Make sure there is no fruit going bad on the counter

Pick up some gnat traps
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,913
Posted By Gummi Bear
Take your time, and you can drill the outer...

Take your time, and you can drill the outer sleeve, then I would weld on a nut for the depth(already tapped to accept the zerk) and then you're ready to grease your gate hinges.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gummi Bear
I made it about 15 minutes. It was so bad,...

I made it about 15 minutes.

It was so bad, I was ****** for the rest of the evening



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-15-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,749
Posted By Gummi Bear
I stomped this copperhead a few weeks back. He...

I stomped this copperhead a few weeks back. He thought itíd be cool to hang out in the shop with me. I was wearing Work boots.
...
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