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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Just because you're poor, doesn't mean...

that you can't be cool. I saw this truck on the road the other day - sorry for the poor photo, if you can zoom in you'll see there is a small window air conditioner installed in the middle back...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Double-O-Dave
My son and I are building cheap, small,...

My son and I are building cheap, small, lightweight blinds: 4 ft. (w) x 5 ft. (l) x 6 ft. (h)

We're using 2x2s for the frame and foam boards for the outer covering. We then cover everything with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,766
Posted By Double-O-Dave
"Fill yer hand you sonofab**ch!!!!"

"Fill yer hand you sonofab**ch!!!!"
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,863
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Yeah, but not the white stripes

Yeah, but not the white stripes
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,604
Posted By Double-O-Dave
You are correct, but they are also very heavy and...

You are correct, but they are also very heavy and pricey. Im a disabled veteran with back and neck problems. I used a crank for my Killer Instinct x-bow and hated it even though it got the job done....
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-28-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Huntingfool: I'm glad I was helpful - I'm...

Huntingfool:

I'm glad I was helpful - I'm going to send you a PM with my email address if you want to contact me for more information. I'll continue on a few more firearms on your list:

* ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-28-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Sorry, I'd love to help, but I cannot read...

Sorry, I'd love to help, but I cannot read anything on the list. Any chance of providing a larger image?

Thanks,

Dave

Okay, I was able to open your image in a different window and zoom in. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Thanks all of you who responded. Rick:...

Thanks all of you who responded.

Rick: this is exactly what I want/need. Unfortunately, the store is out of stock. The price is great, but the shipping is killing me. The store is supposed to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By Double-O-Dave
3" farm gate hinge pin

Hi Guys - I need some help and advice on hanging a 15' long farm gate. The gate is made of galvanized pipe with hog panels welded to it. The problem is mounting it to the steel post which is 2.75"...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-29-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Very nice gesture. I wish I were closer to you....

Very nice gesture. I wish I were closer to you. Thank you for doing this.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Just prior to the opening of the season I remove...

Just prior to the opening of the season I remove the windows and spray the window channels and all of the windows down with windex. Ill use a screwdriver and a rag to make sure the channels are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,612
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Wow! What good luck for you. You must have done...

Wow! What good luck for you. You must have done something to make God proud of you.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-23-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Please read through the severance agreement to...

Please read through the severance agreement to ensure you aren’t waiving your unemployment rights, but I’ve never seen that as a condition of the severance. In fact, the times when I had to lay...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-14-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Double-O-Dave
When I was younger, I could never understand the...

When I was younger, I could never understand the old guys who carried double barreled shotguns into the fields for bird hunting instead of a pump or semiautomatic shotgun. Now that I'm an old guy, I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-14-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Congratulations to your wife - nice gator. Just...

Congratulations to your wife - nice gator. Just curious, can you tell us what equipment was used? What range did she shoot it at? Where did she aim? And finally, were you running around yelling...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-05-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,332
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I'm old and arthritic. I've had trouble carrying...

I'm old and arthritic. I've had trouble carrying a semiautomatic handgun for years. My EDC consists of a S&W Model 38 (left) and a S&W Model 638 (right) loaded with standard velocity .38 Special...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-19-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I don't want to spoil things for Trophy8 - PM me...

I don't want to spoil things for Trophy8 - PM me if more information is needed.

Good luck,

Dave
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-12-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By Double-O-Dave
My experience has been that the difference in...

My experience has been that the difference in price between a firearm that has been used, but not abused, and one that is mint and unfired is very small. I have a more modern version of your rifle...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Double-O-Dave
If the pistol is in good condition, I'd say yes. ...

If the pistol is in good condition, I'd say yes.

Good luck,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,055
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I bought a used 2006 model last year. I had done...

I bought a used 2006 model last year. I had done my research beforehand, so there weren't any real surprises. I'm a city guy, so it's fine for hauling the occasional load of mulch or lumber around....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I've been looking for something similar (we live...

I've been looking for something similar (we live in South Austin) without success - that is, unless you want to spend major $. My son and I have decided to look into a Sand Hill Crane hunt instead. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Aggiebow: Thanks for the photos. Yes, I've seen...

Aggiebow: Thanks for the photos. Yes, I've seen these before many times on deer - especially older deer. I've always seen them embedded in the fat and/or waste tissues, so I just trim them out and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I'd like some photos, please, before I can hazard...

I'd like some photos, please, before I can hazard a guess.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-16-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,500
Posted By Double-O-Dave
PM sent

PM sent.

Thanks,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,130
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I care more about our cat and dogs than I do most...

I care more about our cat and dogs than I do most people I meet. I've never had a cat or a dog lie, cheat or steal from me, and their affection and loyalty is genuine and sincere. OP, I'm sorry for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,217
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I'm in the same boat - nuthin burger big time. I...

I'm in the same boat - nuthin burger big time. I put a bad shot on a nice 8 point in mid October (hit it in the shoulder with a crossbow arrow) and that's been it. I work in a part of Austin that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-31-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,453
Posted By Double-O-Dave
FWIW - I've used that ammo with good effect on...

FWIW - I've used that ammo with good effect on deer and turkeys.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I highly recommend Epps Body and Paint:...

I highly recommend Epps Body and Paint: http://www.eppsbodyandpaint.com

They do great work and are honest and deliver on target and on time.

Good luck,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-22-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,792
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I hunted this morning from 7:00 a.m. until noon. ...

I hunted this morning from 7:00 a.m. until noon. Cold, very slight breeze. Saw nothing - haven't seen a deer since the beginning of November. Nothing on the cameras but coons and songbirds. That...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,296
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Very nice of you to do this - thank you. ...

Very nice of you to do this - thank you.

I'll enter myself:

Double-O-Dave
US Army 1975 -1980

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,116
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I'm no expert, but I like to use the round roasts...

I'm no expert, but I like to use the round roasts from the hindquarters (top round, bottom round, eye of round) for jerky. I save the neck meat for stews and chili meat. The neck muscles are among...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,082
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I have a set of 10x30 Leupolds that I used for...

I have a set of 10x30 Leupolds that I used for years. Last Christmas I treated myself to a pair of 10x42 Steiner Predators. I like the Steiners for hunting with a firearm and the Leupolds for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,083
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Both are fine cartridges but my absolute favorite...

Both are fine cartridges but my absolute favorite center fire cartridge is the .308 Winchester shot out of my Savage 99. I used to shoot a 30.06 out of a Winchester Model 70 almost 50 years ago, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 833
Posted By Double-O-Dave
https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/show...

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14481141&postcount=9

Good luck,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,390
Posted By Double-O-Dave
We've done the quartered deer or pig on ice in...

We've done the quartered deer or pig on ice in coolers for about 5 days, then deboned sealed them in Food Saver bags and put them in the freezer for the past 5 years without any problems. Earlier...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,590
Posted By Double-O-Dave
This is my first season hunting with a x-bow, so...

This is my first season hunting with a x-bow, so I'm also trying to find a good solution. I hunt with a Killer Instinct Hero 380, and it only weighs 5.8 lbs. I found a rifle sling doesn't really...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,155
Posted By Double-O-Dave
My son and I went out this morning. My son saw a...

My son and I went out this morning. My son saw a doe and fawn, I just saw a rabbit and some doves. The solunar chart showed 4+ "Best" for today, by the way. We'll try again this afternoon.

Good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Dang it! I'll take next in line, please, in case...

Dang it! I'll take next in line, please, in case the first in line doesn't work out.

Thanks,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By Double-O-Dave
We've used it - Mumm's Apple scented corn for...

We've used it - Mumm's Apple scented corn for years with good effect. Others on our lease used regular corn and we always saw more deer than they did - shot more deer than they did as well. To me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Heck, I think I'd return it and order the...

Heck, I think I'd return it and order the CenterPoint. I'm not going to badmouth the Barnett, but I think CenterPoint has a better reputation for customer service - which says a lot to me.

Good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Deal Alert - Crossbow

Just saw this offer from Midway for a CenterPoint crossbow
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-12-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,609
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I'm a big fan of the .308 Winchester, in fact,...

I'm a big fan of the .308 Winchester, in fact, it's my favorite center-fire rifle caliber. For hunting hogs and deer, I doubt I'd ever take a shot more than 200 yds. away unless I was in dire...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Chew: Congratulations to you and your wife...

Chew:

Congratulations to you and your wife on y'alls wedding anniversary. My wife and I celebrate 31 yrs. together today.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,307
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Veterans...remember Basic? Sir yes Sir! My...

Veterans...remember Basic?

Sir yes Sir! My EOD (Entered On Duty) date was Valentine's Day. The Drill Sergeants and training cadre let us know how much they loved us.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By Double-O-Dave
9/6/19: Update

Good morning:

I visited Cabelas (in Buda, TX) yesterday afternoon with the Carbon Express Blade crossbow I experienced problems with. At least 3 employees asked if I wanted to have it restrung,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Thanks, Sean. Regards, Dave

Thanks, Sean.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Need help - garage/mechanic in San Antonio

Good afternoon:

I need help finding a garage/mechanic in the San Antonio area (Boerne Stage Rd./Scenic Loop - which I believe is in Northwest San Antonio) to inspect a used car (Honda Ridgeline)...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I know it's an entry level crossbow, but I'm not...

I know it's an entry level crossbow, but I'm not inspired with confidence. If I'm able to, I'm going to return it and buy a new Killer Instinct crossbow as a replacement.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By Double-O-Dave
It always pays to check your equipment

I bought this Carbon Express Blade from Cabelas a few months ago as a back-up and loaner to my regular crossbow (Killer Instinct KI-350). I haven't had a chance to shoot it until yesterday. It was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,968
Posted By Double-O-Dave
My late mother-in-law (she lived in Germany) had...

My late mother-in-law (she lived in Germany) had a small land tortoise as a pet for 40+ years. Every year in the late fall, she could tell the tortoise was getting ready for winter as it would slow...
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