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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 11,808
Posted By mab0852
Odd man out I guess. I perceived ATC as just...

Odd man out I guess. I perceived ATC as just random conversation and I never went in there. I go to the subforums that interest me so I don't have to dig through random stuff. When I do want random...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By mab0852
I'd go with something like Bear 1st Shot or...

I'd go with something like Bear 1st Shot or Barnett Lil' Sioux. They are both ambidextrous, cheap, light and will give your kid a good foundation just to make sure they are into it. I got Em one...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,037
Posted By mab0852
Costo fan and Sam's is 20 minutes closer to me. ...

Costo fan and Sam's is 20 minutes closer to me. I hate Walmart and Sam' is just a bigger Wallyworld. I do the bulk of our grocery shopping at Costco and a fair amount of clothes shopping there as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-27-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,844
Posted By mab0852
I used to have that issue to some extent and I...

I used to have that issue to some extent and I kept encouraging her to get active and make new friends (she left her home town, friends, and family to be with me). Fortunately for me, when we bought...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,158
Posted By mab0852
I agree on the hammocks, but your kids have to be...

I agree on the hammocks, but your kids have to be beyond the scared to be alone at night period to pull that off. We used to use an air bed for car camping, but it just eats the whole tent (too...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,337
Posted By mab0852
I love my Ion. It's dead in hand, quiet, plenty...

I love my Ion. It's dead in hand, quiet, plenty fast, and accurate even with a hack like me behind the release. What else do you want?
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-22-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 21,251
Posted By mab0852
I never said politicians set oil prices. I said...

I never said politicians set oil prices. I said its largely set by politics. Most people's whining or shouting for joy is based on price at the pump, not price of the barrel and about $.50/gal of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-22-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,776
Posted By mab0852
Hey, many state's criticize us for hunting over...

Hey, many state's criticize us for hunting over feeders, but it been proven over and over again to help manage game because you are selecting out of a well known captive herd rather than relying on...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-22-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,135
Posted By mab0852
I really like the looks of those minus the SS...

I really like the looks of those minus the SS nock insert. Not to keen on dragging around an extra 10gr in the tail. Good looking build Muddy!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 21,251
Posted By mab0852
These oil prices really are bad for everybody...

These oil prices really are bad for everybody whether you are educated enough to know it or not. If you want cheap gas stop griping at the drillers/refiners and start pointing the dirty finger at...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,111
Posted By mab0852
Well, I'm not personally an open carry proponent...

Well, I'm not personally an open carry proponent because I view it as a putting a target on your back, but I hate everything about 30.06 and 30.07 especially as pertains to places open to public...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,440
Posted By mab0852
That's a firewood tree for sure!

That's a firewood tree for sure!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,397
Posted By mab0852
How's this for stupid? I spent $15 this morning...

How's this for stupid? I spent $15 this morning on the winning ticket and then misplaced it. Hope that thing is in the car!!! Honey, we won $1.5B, but I cant find the ticket said no man who's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 11,003
Posted By mab0852
I fail to get the ecological balance argument. ...

I fail to get the ecological balance argument. The genie is already out of the bottle. If the ecosystem in fact needs rebalancing (even if it doesn't), there's nothing stopping the wolves from...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-11-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,054
Posted By mab0852
That's some awfully good steel. Well done!

That's some awfully good steel. Well done!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 12,843
Posted By mab0852
The question is what wouldn't I do If I won $800M.

The question is what wouldn't I do If I won $800M.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,134
Posted By mab0852
There's plenty in the Keller Heritage Trace area....

There's plenty in the Keller Heritage Trace area. Close to Cabelas and the race track. Traffic does suck, but you can avoid 35 once you know the back roads. Taxes are going to tear you a new one...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-08-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,017
Posted By mab0852
I own multiples of them all and more times than...

I own multiples of them all and more times than not I take a light weight 7-08. Interesting side note, due to very light weight, it's the hardest kicking rifle I own. Just sayin'
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,167
Posted By mab0852
I'm a DIY guy, that way I'm in charge of QC. I...

I'm a DIY guy, that way I'm in charge of QC. I leave mine in big cuts until I'm ready to do something else with it. That way I don't run out of stew meat because I made too much burger/sausage. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 801
Posted By mab0852
I use a Heribert Wacker Solingen, but that's a...

I use a Heribert Wacker Solingen, but that's a bit out of your desired price range :-) If you want a good razor at a good price give Larry at whippeddog.com a shout he is good people and can hook...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,769
Posted By mab0852
Loner, everybody knows he's 2 faced.

Loner, everybody knows he's 2 faced.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-07-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By mab0852
Another vote for Zeiss. The only thing I have...

Another vote for Zeiss. The only thing I have that gathers light better is a S&B at 5x your max price range.
Forum: Traditional 01-07-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By mab0852
I always aim, but I use a scope with my hunting...

I always aim, but I use a scope with my hunting rig and shoot instinctive/gap when fishing. I'm comfortable with both methods.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,741
Posted By mab0852
The actual technical name is a spring ball...

The actual technical name is a spring ball detent. Just sayin'...but springy door doomaflatchy works.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,157
Posted By mab0852
To stand up in court, you would have to be gun in...

To stand up in court, you would have to be gun in hand in a "hunting setting/scenario". That's not to say you won't get the ticket, but that a reasonable judge would toss it, because suspicion of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,598
Posted By mab0852
Very few schools teach it anymore. I personally...

Very few schools teach it anymore. I personally feel it is a waste of time that can be better spent on other stuff. Em (7) can't write cursive, but she can read it so I don't buy the whole reading...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-19-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
Posted By mab0852
Man, Go with Muddyfuzzy. I got some Carnivores...

Man, Go with Muddyfuzzy. I got some Carnivores from him this week. 300 spine running 62 gn of insert+wt, 125 VPAs and Nockturnals out back. 478.1 gn total weight and they are awesome!!! You could...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By mab0852
I learned when I was 4, but I was already a...

I learned when I was 4, but I was already a decent water skier. If you lived near the mountains I would say go, but since you are travelling, don't take a kid under 4 skiing unless you plan on one...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,046
Posted By mab0852
Not unless I'm asked to by the owner or have...

Not unless I'm asked to by the owner or have asked someone I trust to check mine. Otherwise, mitts off!!! I've been on leases with communal checking and it seldom works out well.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-17-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,330
Posted By mab0852
It's design, not caliber. I have a light weight...

It's design, not caliber. I have a light weight 243 that kick like a 22 mag and 20 gauge that kicks worse than a .50 cal Barrett.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,738
Posted By mab0852
I have no intention to open carry, but If I did,...

I have no intention to open carry, but If I did, I would ignore it unless legally posted on a privately (HOA) owned building. If it was my neighborhood I would start attending board meetings and...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 12-17-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,846
Posted By mab0852
I've been seeing better filled out deer this...

I've been seeing better filled out deer this year. I know the deer in my area pretty well. If I see one that's just not developing like the others, he's gone to make room for the studs. My...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
Posted By mab0852
Whoop!!! I love my 100. I loose about 2-3 bags...

Whoop!!! I love my 100. I loose about 2-3 bags of ice per week when aging an early season deer. I've had it side by side with a Yeti and it dusted it on ice loss and it was the more frequently...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By mab0852
Sweet! Needing a baby brother for my older...

Sweet! Needing a baby brother for my older Brute. Thanks for the opportunity.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-14-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,513
Posted By mab0852
I also landed on a Spot Hogg Wiseguy. I will say...

I also landed on a Spot Hogg Wiseguy. I will say they seem to have some variance. I shot 3 different ones on my journey and they all shot a little different. It is a very light touch, so if that's...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-14-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,273
Posted By mab0852
Personal preference applies. I shot everything...

Personal preference applies. I shot everything but Obsession and Xpedition (not for lack of want to) over the last month and settled on a Prime Ion. It a sweet (to my eyes), dead handed, and quiet...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By mab0852
Santa already delivered a fully decked out Prime...

Santa already delivered a fully decked out Prime Ion, and his elf Muddyfuzzy is busy completing the arrows. I was really good this year!
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-28-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By mab0852
Good luck. I figured if I couldn't find them to...

Good luck. I figured if I couldn't find them to try I would have trouble if anything went wrong. Sure wish I could have tried them locally. On a plus, CCR has been great to deal with.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-27-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By mab0852
Yep, gear is filled nylon same as the Tommy Hogg....

Yep, gear is filled nylon same as the Tommy Hogg. It's beefy, nothing to worry about there unless you try to grind up rocks with it.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-26-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By mab0852
I just got a custom Fast Eddie with a small 3 pin...

I just got a custom Fast Eddie with a small 3 pin wrap. Waiting on the new bow to come in next week. Seems rugged enough. I don't know why they are worried about the break mechanism with the...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,408
Posted By mab0852
So what you want is a carbon capsule under vacuum...

So what you want is a carbon capsule under vacuum (for buoyancy) for your shaft and aerogel vanes that have enough lift to displace the weight of the nock. That way everything behind your outsert...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-18-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,408
Posted By mab0852
Oh no, you weren't supposed to go there!! Pure...

Oh no, you weren't supposed to go there!! Pure theory, but if you made that leap, you'd be firing the equivalent of a smooth bore minie' ball. That would mean you would have rely on gyroscopic...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-18-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,408
Posted By mab0852
If you really want your head to hurt/explode, I...

If you really want your head to hurt/explode, I can elaborate on aerodynamic FOC and center of pressure as a function of fletching, broadhead, and shaft lift properties at given angles of attack as...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-04-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By mab0852
Curious, why would center shot change? Unless...

Curious, why would center shot change? Unless you are using a berger button or something touching only one side of the arrow I would assume pretty much every other rest out there would be self...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-15-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,098
Posted By mab0852
Roc-n-Soc drummers throne w/backrest...not cheap,...

Roc-n-Soc drummers throne w/backrest...not cheap, but sturdy, quiet, comfortable, adjustable, easy to move, and easy to move around on. JMHO
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