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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,563
Posted By Gummi Bear
You made me think of this: ...

You made me think of this:

https://youtu.be/9wSOyyKHQU0






I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,156
Posted By Gummi Bear
Recommendations, daughter's first rifle

My daughter shoots a 7mm-08 (Savage Lady Hunter), sheís had it since she was 12 (I gave it to her for Christmas)

I developed a low recoil load with Nosler 120gn Hunting bullets. It was extremely...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By Gummi Bear
A quick search turned this up: ...

A quick search turned this up:

http://www.personalwatercraft.com/manufacturers/yamaha/yamaha-introduces-jetpowered-fish-boat-in-miami-1294.html

Pretty freakin cool!



I went to the woods...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By Gummi Bear
Freeze it. THHN insulation gets brittle...

Freeze it.

THHN insulation gets brittle below zero degrees.



Otherwise, tie it to a post, and drag a knife across it; like mentioned above. Iíve stripped thousands of feet that way.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,885
Posted By Gummi Bear
If a steak ďneedsĒ sauce, itís already ruined. ...

If a steak ďneedsĒ sauce, itís already ruined.




I broke up with a really pretty girl when I was younger. I took her out for dinner, and she put ketchup on her steak.



I went to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
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: 1,054
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: 682
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: 2,862
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: 2,862
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: 2,862
Posted By Gummi Bear
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181011/6cbd0079...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181011/6cbd0079f29989f64ddc61d55207745a.jpg



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: 868
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: 3,210
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: 823
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: 1,418
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: 1,807
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: 999
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: 24
Views: 807
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: 6,427
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:

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180927/15615f446cc78d33ad6ef8f3074ab23c.jpg



I went to the woods because...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8,109
Views: 490,019
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: 1,862
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: 437
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: 305
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: 337
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: 3,210
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: 528
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: 2,084
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: 337
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: 266
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: 774
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: 1,918
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: 768
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: 1,234
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: 1,234
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: 242
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: 644
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: 1,577
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: 411
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: 3,709
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: 1,819
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: 206
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: 5,956
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: 1,636
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: 1,636
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: 863
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: 1,114
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.



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