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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,155
Posted By CaptainDave
This. Although I still think it's a long...

This.

Although I still think it's a long shot; going into this, I thought King should have dropped out. The issue is both Buzzbee and King essentially pull a lot of votes out of the same...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,391
Posted By CaptainDave
It seems many people simply ignore the most...

It seems many people simply ignore the most significant factor, which is the crazy population growth in this state over the last 30 years. Urban sprawl has eaten up a lot of accessible hunting land....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,905
Posted By CaptainDave
After reading through this thread, it did occur...

After reading through this thread, it did occur to me that the OP never really said why the other driver was all bent out of shape. I drive in Houston daily and have witnessed several situations...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-11-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,028
Posted By CaptainDave
We went to the Houston rally back in October of...

We went to the Houston rally back in October of 2018. I know the political climate has changed a bit since then; however, it was a great experience. Honestly, we didn't know exactly what to expect...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,224
Posted By CaptainDave
Prayers to you and your family. As stated, very...

Prayers to you and your family. As stated, very tough situation. I've seen this first hand with a grand parent.

The earlier stages of dementia can be manageable. Can be simple things like short...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,525
Posted By CaptainDave
My dad killed a couple in Brazoria county 2 years...

My dad killed a couple in Brazoria county 2 years ago in the 40 inch range. Crazy, he hadn't seen a coral snake in like 20 years and then one year, saw multiple.

I'd say most are in the 24-30...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By CaptainDave
As stated by a few, a cold, damp towel soaked in...

As stated by a few, a cold, damp towel soaked in ice water can go a long way. Carry a 6 pack sized cooler and a few frozen water bottles. Cheap, easy and effective. Just save a little room for a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,688
Posted By CaptainDave
As shown by the number of responses, there's just...

As shown by the number of responses, there's just too many variables at play.

Sure, it's tradition for the bride's family to pay for the wedding and the groom's to pay for the rehearsal dinner. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,370
Posted By CaptainDave
Sounds like I need to check out the new Rambo...

Sounds like I need to check out the new Rambo movie.

As far as killing movies, Im a fan of Total Recall. Saw it in the theatre in grade school. My old man took me. Im sure my mom thought we...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 36,252
Posted By CaptainDave
That's true to an extent, however, dump 5-10...

That's true to an extent, however, dump 5-10 inches of rain just about anywhere within a couple hours and you will have some problems. Some areas received 20 plus inches of rain overnight.

A...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,951
Posted By CaptainDave
I tend to agree with the crowd, you don't need...

I tend to agree with the crowd, you don't need 4wd until you need it. The last 2 trucks I owned were 4wd. In reality, I probably used it on average a dozen times each year; very specifically...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,599
Posted By CaptainDave
We also did wood look tile (very similar to...

We also did wood look tile (very similar to what's pictured in Post #4). Absolutely no regrets and we have received a lot of compliments. We did our entire bottom floor and it looks great throughout...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By CaptainDave
As stated, Honda will be quieter and will be more...

As stated, Honda will be quieter and will be more fuel efficient.

With that said, we were 13 days without power after Ike. The lessoned we learned is after about a week, it got to the point of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,229
Posted By CaptainDave
I agree with the 5 trout limit for the upper...

I agree with the 5 trout limit for the upper coast and honestly, it should have gone state-wide when the middle and lower coast limits were lowered.

Fishing pressure on the TX coast has increased...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,784
Posted By CaptainDave
Other than many of the things mentioned, what...

Other than many of the things mentioned, what about some emergency cash. Not talking about a lot, just like $20 or so stashed in the glove box or center console.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 783
Posted By CaptainDave
As stated, main issue is price of some of these...

As stated, main issue is price of some of these services. Is curb side pickup available at any local grocery stores? Some stores don't even charge for this service. You still have to physically...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,067
Posted By CaptainDave
My wife's Audi has it. It can be a bit annoying,...

My wife's Audi has it. It can be a bit annoying, but it's not nearly as bad as some would lead you to believe.

- You can disable it with one click of a button each time you start the vehicle

-...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By CaptainDave
This, at least for a standard construction loan...

This, at least for a standard construction loan product.

The estimated appraisal for the final completed value is the primary factor in determining the max draw you can take out on your loan. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By CaptainDave
I agree with the comments that buying prime beef...

I agree with the comments that buying prime beef will negate the need to tenderize. As opposed to just salt & pepper, I prefer to use Montreal's or Fiesta brand seasoning. The key for me is to just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,189
Posted By CaptainDave
I see both sides. This decision could have been...

I see both sides. This decision could have been made a couple months ago, not 2 weeks before the season starts.

One's health and well being is #1, so for that, I'd say good for Luck in making...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-23-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,774
Posted By CaptainDave
All these cities do is throw money at the...

All these cities do is throw money at the problem, but completely neglect to address the real issue.

In reality, the issue is 90 plus percent of these homeless people either have a drug addiction...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,735
Posted By CaptainDave
People way over think this. Just get a major...

People way over think this. Just get a major credit card - Visa, Mastercard, Amex, whatever. Preferably get one with cash back or rewards points.

Use the credit card on some of your everyday...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-20-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,406
Posted By CaptainDave
Based on the current crop of dem candidates, I...

Based on the current crop of dem candidates, I believe Trump should win and it would be a larger margin than 2016. The current dem candidate field is terrible and lacks momentum. Most of their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By CaptainDave
As stated, it comes down to towing, but be honest...

As stated, it comes down to towing, but be honest with yourself.

Do you tow anything right now? Will you ever and if so, what?

A taco will tow a small utility trailer, aluminum boat, pop-up...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,219
Posted By CaptainDave
Truck shopping in general just sucks. Bought the...

Truck shopping in general just sucks. Bought the wife an Audi last year and was amazed at the buying experience as most of my previous vehicle purchases had been trucks. We explored 3 dealerships...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,828
Posted By CaptainDave
Power is overrated. For hauling a few bags of...

Power is overrated. For hauling a few bags of corn and tooling around, even as low as a 300cc would be ok. You can't go wrong with any major brand (i.e. Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Zuke, etc.). Stay...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,432
Posted By CaptainDave
I'm all for minor rule changes like this that add...

I'm all for minor rule changes like this that add a bit more common sense to the existing laws.

As stated, it appears to only be applicable for hunting/fishing not requiring the use of tags. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,255
Posted By CaptainDave
Got my lifetime about 10 or so years ago before...

Got my lifetime about 10 or so years ago before the price increase. I can't remember the exact year, however, that Sept 1st the lifetime combo price went from $1,000 to like $1,800. Let's just say,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,536
Posted By CaptainDave
I've had nothing but good experiences at Discount...

I've had nothing but good experiences at Discount Tire.

However, I quit buying the new tire warranty as it wasn't paying off for me. It literally takes a required tire replacement for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-12-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,064
Posted By CaptainDave
Fish

Fish
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-08-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,725
Posted By CaptainDave
X2 I'd say 10,000 is way too low for Texas. ...

X2

I'd say 10,000 is way too low for Texas. Heck, that number may be too low for just Galveston bay complex.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,028
Posted By CaptainDave
Sandals Grande Saint Lucian or Royal Bahamian ...

Sandals Grande Saint Lucian or Royal Bahamian

Get them a butlers suite. Sandals resorts are $$ but top notch. The most relaxing trips we have ever been on were at Sandals resorts.

The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,734
Posted By CaptainDave
Nice! Pretty safe to say he would pass...

Nice!

Pretty safe to say he would pass antler restrictions.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,420
Posted By CaptainDave
I have a debit card, but only use it at the bank...

I have a debit card, but only use it at the bank to get cash periodically.

All other purchases go on my Amex. The fraud protection on credit cards is much better than debit cards and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,147
Posted By CaptainDave
I'll preface by saying, I'm not talking about...

I'll preface by saying, I'm not talking about waiters/waitresses, I'm talking about hunting/fishing guides. Tips should be appreciated and not be an expectation. I believe tips are an extra "thank...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,548
Posted By CaptainDave
My wife loves that channel and as stated, the...

My wife loves that channel and as stated, the Christmas stuff is very annoying as it seems to start earlier every year.

With that said, I tolerate the Hallmark channel as it does sometimes keep...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,579
Posted By CaptainDave
As stated by others, I think it's a bit on the...

As stated by others, I think it's a bit on the high side. Probably should be more in the $10K range. Combine that with it being more of a coastal boat and you are in central TX. It also has a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,653
Posted By CaptainDave
Bear meat is not good to me and there are way too...

Bear meat is not good to me and there are way too many other things available to eat for it to not even be worth my effort.

I'm also not talking about bad handling of the meat. I'm saying the...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-19-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 10,297
Posted By CaptainDave
And the left has been leading? If Trump is...

And the left has been leading? If Trump is re-elected in 2020, it will be because the economy is moving in a positive direction combined with the fact that a democrat majority House has done nothing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,651
Posted By CaptainDave
I'm not a huge fan of self checkouts, but I'll...

I'm not a huge fan of self checkouts, but I'll take it as compared to what it was like before them.

Doesn't seem all that long ago that stopping in the grocery store before or after work for a...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-11-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,579
Posted By CaptainDave
It's pathetic to say the least and did nothing to...

It's pathetic to say the least and did nothing to help improve the division in our country nor did it do anything to help promote the US women's team. In reality, it probably did the opposite.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By CaptainDave
Getting rained out in Destin kind of stinks. ...

Getting rained out in Destin kind of stinks. We've been there many times for week long stays, so rain on a day or two wasn't unusual. Rain an entire week would be the pits.

Couple thoughts - ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By CaptainDave
To me, it just shows how Hollywood has almost no...

To me, it just shows how Hollywood has almost no original thought anymore.

What are the summer blockbusters these days? Endless streams of comic book movies and terrible remakes of classic...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,339
Posted By CaptainDave
It really depends. A lot of people will tell you...

It really depends. A lot of people will tell you that if you can't qualify for a 15 year mortgage, you may be over extending.

Here are a few things to consider (a couple have been mentioned)

-...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By CaptainDave
We were in Boston over the 4th about 20 years...

We were in Boston over the 4th about 20 years ago. Went to the show where they shoot fireworks at the Charles River with the Boston Pops playing. Never seen a better show and it literally blew you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,190
Posted By CaptainDave
We just use Deep woods off. Spray good...

We just use Deep woods off.

Spray good around the sock line, belt line, neck line, etc.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-02-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,190
Posted By CaptainDave
The MSM is pathetic to say the least. They just...

The MSM is pathetic to say the least. They just spew the opposite regardless.

First it was Trump is a warmonger. Iran strikes are called off and immediately, the narrative is switches over to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By CaptainDave
X2 Snapper is popular because it's a mild...

X2

Snapper is popular because it's a mild tasting, white meat type of fish that has a good natural flavor. Kind of like chicken, it's edible with even a minimal amount of seasoning.

For...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,881
Posted By CaptainDave
Pony up and move a few miles over into Memorial. ...

Pony up and move a few miles over into Memorial. Otherwise get over it or move further out to Katy.

Never see someone live in a city consistently so long and do nothing but put it down. Your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By CaptainDave
Listen to the posters above. Seriously, the...

Listen to the posters above.

Seriously, the most dangerous thing you will do on a trip to Orange beach is driving on I-10.
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