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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By antiparadigm
A train blew it's horn and sent this guy dashing...

A train blew it's horn and sent this guy dashing across the road. I posthumously award him the name Harvey Dent. One broken side of his antlers, and the dent in my car. RIP buddy

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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By antiparadigm
Scouting Public land and Big Buck Down...

So I was scouting out some land in New Waverly to hunt on, and on my way home this...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-10-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By antiparadigm
My thoughts:, don't get the NAP Apache stabilizer...

My thoughts:, don't get the NAP Apache stabilizer with the light, it is crap I have returned three due to breaking or not being manufactured correctly. I had one with no way to get the battery out....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-05-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By antiparadigm
I believe that will work fine. I'd use that bee...

I believe that will work fine. I'd use that bee stinger up front and the Apex in rear. The rear stabilizer will help that pin from dropping as much. Start with little to no weight and then add a...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-05-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By antiparadigm
DIY Stabilizer V2

Took some old broken arrows, and a NAP Apache stabilizer I bought at academy on clearance for 10 bucks, and some salvaged weights and ended up with this: it weighs like nothing (except the weights on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By antiparadigm
I don't think it is a thing anymore. I think it...

I don't think it is a thing anymore. I think it is all in hunter Ed now.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,885
Posted By antiparadigm
And culled used to be killed. Lol don't change...

And culled used to be killed. Lol don't change for the sensitive types. That's an ever-moving target!! [emoji51]

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-03-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By antiparadigm
It's all about your arms and the start weight of...

It's all about your arms and the start weight of the bow. My Martin Max only weighs 3.9 lbs bare,and so the pin moves quite a bit at full draw. If I'm only shooting 20 yards, it's no big deal, but...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-03-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By antiparadigm
Just a thought, if you get Wild game innovation...

Just a thought, if you get Wild game innovation cameras they supposedly have special sync features for HuntStand, so you can help manage your property from your phone/computer.
...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-03-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By antiparadigm
May mean that you need to add a weight to the...

May mean that you need to add a weight to the back to counteract that. Here is a good video I found about it. Watched it not too long ago myself. https://youtu.be/DBdQRABcXw4

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Forum: It's All About the Video 11-03-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By antiparadigm
I use the DJI osmo mobile 2 and a gorilla pod...

I use the DJI osmo mobile 2 and a gorilla pod tripod. I can record easily fr my phone and get front facing and forward facing videos easily.

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Forum: It's All About the Video 11-03-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By antiparadigm
IMHO Deer in Texas don't respond well at all to...

IMHO Deer in Texas don't respond well at all to these sweet baits. Ive tried this, deer Caine, and beet crush, and persimmon crush and they don't touch it. Hogs came in and ate it up though.

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-03-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By antiparadigm
I stopped in there last season and it was nice...

I stopped in there last season and it was nice owner is really knowledgeable and even though he had never worked with my Martin bow before he figured it out, go me all tuned up and shooting bullet...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-26-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By antiparadigm
I've been wanting to get me own saddle. Just...

I've been wanting to get me own saddle. Just seems like a good way to do it. I'd be curious how all day sits go...

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-26-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By antiparadigm
Guy has an animal down and he's showing nocks......

Guy has an animal down and he's showing nocks... Lol good job!

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-26-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By antiparadigm
If you're replacing the whole housing, and it...

If you're replacing the whole housing, and it bolts into specific drilled holes on the sight rail (or vise versa), it should be ok... but if it's slotted I wouldnt trust it. (Does that make sense?)
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,829
Posted By antiparadigm
I was working on my draw and accidentally...

I was working on my draw and accidentally dry-fired once. It was fine, when they test most newer bows that is part of testing. The most common dry fire failure is the string breaking or coming off...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By antiparadigm
Just switched from the Victory VAP's to the...

Just switched from the Victory VAP's to the Victory Xtorsion. Hoping the stainless weave will prove effective. So far the hit like jackhammers. My VAPs were coming in at 420 grains and I was getting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By antiparadigm
Not sure about online, but positive about the...

Not sure about online, but positive about the store! Check the Rage Hypo (original) prices. If they are 24.99 then yes.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By antiparadigm
Yea I had the Lumenocks and couldn't stand them....

Yea I had the Lumenocks and couldn't stand them. They didn't work well with any arrow I tried, my main ones now being the Victory Xtorsion.

The Nockturnal activate much much more reliably, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By antiparadigm
Cabela's Huge Sale

I'm sure some of you know this but Cabela's is having a huge sale on Lots of things, but Rage Hypodermics and Nockturnal lighted nocks are like HALF OFF! Some Targets are on sale too.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,220
Posted By antiparadigm
I was thinking : is that a high fence deer that...

I was thinking : is that a high fence deer that escaped the pen? Or did ol boy just hand the rancher a wad of cash and take the shot there?! Lol

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-23-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By antiparadigm
I'll start by replacing the launcher, then go to...

I'll start by replacing the launcher, then go to that. Thanks

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-23-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By antiparadigm
That's what was odd. It was in spec. I took the...

That's what was odd. It was in spec. I took the flipper off of the rest to refelt it, and adjusted the rest a little, (knowing I would have to re-tune) then put it back on. Think I'll just have to...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-23-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By antiparadigm
This is a Martin Max 33. I originally did just...

This is a Martin Max 33. I originally did just that with lining it up and leveling it and it was beautiful (said my OCD). But the arrow was not flying correctly. In order for it to fly right, I have...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-22-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By antiparadigm
If I raised my nock point, theoretically it would...

If I raised my nock point, theoretically it would help, but then my arrow would be pointing downward even more at full draw... That doesn't seem right.

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-22-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By antiparadigm
That's where it was from the factory. Before all...

That's where it was from the factory. Before all of this it was in the same place.

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-22-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By antiparadigm
Bare shaft tuning issues

Need some help from people more experienced than I at tuning. I rearranged some gear on my bow, and so I went to tune it up again, but am having some issues doing it myself.

So I leveled the rest...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,415
Posted By antiparadigm
Personal story: I shoot the Victory VAP arrows at...

Personal story: I shoot the Victory VAP arrows at 445 grains (125gr head) at 292 fps. They actually increase penetration vs "similar" (broad statement) arrows due to the micro diameter of the arrow,...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By antiparadigm
I just sold my optimizer lite and my TG Ranger...

I just sold my optimizer lite and my TG Ranger Rover Pro for the Fast Eddie XL 2 pin. I like that the fast Eddie has multiple housing rings so peep alignment is easy even with it out to it's furthest...
Forum: Photography 03-18-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By antiparadigm
Never used it, but I found this: ...

Never used it, but I found this:

https://fstoppers.com/apps/fstoppers-reviews-arsenal-smart-camera-assistant-must-have-accessory-327265

There are some exceptions for what it will work with...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
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Lol.

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
I am the kind of person that has to understand...

I am the kind of person that has to understand how it all works. I like to see how the gears turn. Thanks for sharing that. It basically proved what I have been saying for a long time, that there are...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
Haha I see what you mean about the last...

Haha I see what you mean about the last paragraph!! Lol.

For those that don't want to read this. (Although I recommend it highly)

"Physics is an exact science, but archery, as a whole, is not....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
Awesome I'll look it over. Sent from my...

Awesome I'll look it over.

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
I'm totally open to what I said being wrong. I am...

I'm totally open to what I said being wrong. I am a perpetual student. I believe we are still on the same page though.

I haven't looked it up in almost 6 to 8 years, but I read on several forums...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
Same engineer did a test on FOC and penetration...

Same engineer did a test on FOC and penetration with the same arrows, and proved in two different tests that FOC did not change penetration unless momentum was increased by adding weight. So if you...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-18-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
Excuse my bad engrish typos lol. From what I have...

Excuse my bad engrish typos lol. From what I have seen in real world tests by an engineer, with identical arrows with nothing but an increase in FOC, (same weight, same spine same length) a 20 shot...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-17-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
True to some extent. KE is a more speed dependent...

True to some extent. KE is a more speed dependent factor and Momentum is more weight dependent factor. FOC doesn't have as much to do with penetration as most people think. Dr. Ashby is always quoted...
Forum: Photography 03-17-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 68,001
Posted By antiparadigm
Same here. LG flagships are the most reliable...

Same here. LG flagships are the most reliable phones I have ever owned. Battery stays good for years (LG V20, V30) and it lasts all day and night. Screen quality is great, photos are amazing, it has...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-12-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
It said the same thing about my 420 grain arrows...

It said the same thing about my 420 grain arrows at 292 ft per second. I think the whole deal is it all depends on what your goal is.

There are trade-offs with any setup, and the numbers don't...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-12-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
I bet the KE is awesome at 308 fps! Sent...

I bet the KE is awesome at 308 fps!

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-12-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,816
Posted By antiparadigm
I get pass through on deer with my 420 grain...

I get pass through on deer with my 420 grain victory VAPs and mechanical NAP Spitfire Double-cross everytime. Even got a pass through on a shoulder of a Texas deer.

I'm shooting 70lb, 29.5",...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-06-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By antiparadigm
What kind of bow? If it's a compound it doesn't...

What kind of bow? If it's a compound it doesn't make as much difference in my opinion, I have tried several types and brands, and have seen no difference in noise of you a good string stop, and some...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-04-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By antiparadigm
Thanks. I always had consistency issues with my...

Thanks. I always had consistency issues with my older bow at that distance. I worked so hard to get everything as close as possible. Then I upgraded my equipment a bit and saw amazing results. My...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,667
Posted By antiparadigm
I have a Durango R/T which is a similar vehicle...

I have a Durango R/T which is a similar vehicle but bigger cousin to the Grand Cherokee, and I love it. Lots of power and very comfortable. That being said I miss my Tundra too. The longevity on...
Forum: Photography 03-03-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 68,001
Posted By antiparadigm
My wife and my boy eating at First Watch. He is...

My wife and my boy eating at First Watch. He is an ornery lil cuss, but likes to give love too! Taken with LG V40https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190304/26c6099090ca807eb447aa94d6445496.jpg

Sent...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-03-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By antiparadigm
Yeah, that's the main reason I would use....

Yeah, that's the main reason I would use. Personally I wouldn't use on a trad bow, only a compound imo.

I figured he was being funny.

I use wraps for my compound bow's arrows, and I can't...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-02-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By antiparadigm
I liked the click for a while, but doing that I...

I liked the click for a while, but doing that I had a tendency to jerk the release even less without the click. It was scary at first not knowing when it will go off, but I love the impact on my...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-02-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By antiparadigm
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