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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-14-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jerp
What do you think of the 2019 Ford Ranger?

Ford released a few details on the North American version. Looks like they are marketing it towards people (like me)who drive a truck “to work” not “for work” and want to haul small stuff on the...
Forum: Traditional 01-14-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By jerp
That is my only complaint about 3Rivers- I enjoy...

That is my only complaint about 3Rivers- I enjoy doing business with them otherwise
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,271
Posted By jerp
Intergenerational wealth can be a blessing or it...

Intergenerational wealth can be a blessing or it can be a curse. One problem of being an an heir to a fortune is it can create the illusion that you don't have to do much with your life. Fear of...
Forum: Traditional 01-12-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 917
Posted By jerp
"screw up the whole 5000 acres by shooting...

"screw up the whole 5000 acres by shooting squirrels."
Buff, how could you!:D
(that dude sounds a bit unhinged!)
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,392
Posted By jerp
I am "clutter-phobic" when it comes to my truck -...

I am "clutter-phobic" when it comes to my truck - I will sometimes pull over and throw something away instead of waiting until I get home. Last year I went and visited an old friend I hadn't seen in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,348
Posted By jerp
This is going to sound odd but I digest big news...

This is going to sound odd but I digest big news stories in the political realm by reading opinion journalism. I will read just a headline on CNN/Fox, etc then see what the "pundits" are saying...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,397
Posted By jerp
"He may not be in a class of his own, but when...

"He may not be in a class of his own, but when that class gets together it don't take long to call the roll!"

Bum Phillips
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,267
Posted By jerp
I'd like to check one out in person. I wonder...

I'd like to check one out in person. I wonder what kind of fabric it is made of? If it is as advertised I would be very interested
Forum: Traditional 01-10-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By jerp
I recently had the same problem and it was...

I recently had the same problem and it was driving me crazy - arrows flying severely tail left. I know these arrows fly straight when I do my job. I struggled with it and started doubting everything...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,407
Posted By jerp
When Volkswagen got nailed for that they set...

When Volkswagen got nailed for that they set aside something like $15 billion for the fines they knew would follow. It will be interesting to see if this accusation against Ford is true or if it is...
Forum: Traditional 01-10-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By jerp
A big part of learning to draw with your back is...

A big part of learning to draw with your back is having a relaxed hand and forearm. As long as your arm muscles are tense, it's hard to let your back do the work. One way I've heard it described is...
Forum: 3D/Tournament 01-10-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,497
Posted By jerp
Part of the resistance to crossbows seems to be...

Part of the resistance to crossbows seems to be the thought that they are for people "too lazy to learn to shoot a bow properly". I suppose that may be the case with some but keep in mind there are...
Forum: Traditional 01-10-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By jerp
There are some great form tips on Arne Moe's...

There are some great form tips on Arne Moe's youtube channel. This one on learning a rotational draw is a good one if you are struggling with proper back tension:
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 677
Posted By jerp
Simple Green works well with warm water and a...

Simple Green works well with warm water and a toothbrush to clean the fletching
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,218
Posted By jerp
Years back a buddy of mine was sitting at the...

Years back a buddy of mine was sitting at the base of a tree squirrel hunting when a doe wandered by. He shot it at less than 10 yards with a 20 gauge load of #6. It killed that doe very dead and...
Forum: Traditional 01-09-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By jerp
Yes, it is not a TBOT event but the Texas Recurve...

Yes, it is not a TBOT event but the Texas Recurve Championship is at Cowtown in Ft Worth.
Forum: Traditional 01-09-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By jerp
A few years ago I decided to give Bohning fletch...

A few years ago I decided to give Bohning fletch tape a try. I have not used glue since and have never had a fletching come off. One nice thing about it is there is no waiting. You just apply the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By jerp
Some do it successfully, but I have never had any...

Some do it successfully, but I have never had any luck bow hunting turkeys without being in a pop-up. At those close ranges I would always get busted on the draw. In my experience turkeys pay no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,218
Posted By jerp
Shotgun for me too. I have in my lifetime fired...

Shotgun for me too. I have in my lifetime fired 1,000 times more rounds out of a shotgun than any other weapon. Having never been in a combat situation I figure it is wise to use a gun I don't have...
Forum: Traditional 01-08-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By jerp
Awards will be by normal TBOT rules. To help with...

Awards will be by normal TBOT rules. To help with target depreciation we always charged $20 for a 40 target course. $10 for 30 targets is a better deal! Shoot more rounds!:D
Forum: Traditional 01-08-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
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Forum: Traditional 01-08-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,791
Posted By jerp
Holy Moly Bisch - four kills in one weekend? I...

Holy Moly Bisch - four kills in one weekend? I would say you have returned to your old form - with a vengeance!
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-08-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,116
Posted By jerp
X2. There are two different arguments going on...

X2. There are two different arguments going on here. I'm not going to opine on "pot - good or bad?" But like Mike said, the president issuing a memo to not enforce federal laws that are no longer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By jerp
It would be the most accurate but mandatory check...

It would be the most accurate but mandatory check stations for all deer killed is not practical in a state as big as Texas. It would be expensive and impractical, logistics-wise
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 940
Posted By jerp
I'm sure it varies from year to year depending on...

I'm sure it varies from year to year depending on what part of the state you hunt. I saw an article by outdoor writer Ray Sasser saying TPWD reported much lower success rates in north Texas this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By jerp
Beats no kill depression I reckon.

Beats no kill depression I reckon.
Forum: Traditional 01-07-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,580
Posted By jerp
If I was only shooting 3D I would build my arrows...

If I was only shooting 3D I would build my arrows considerably lighter - at the minimum GPP recommended by the bowyer - and less FOC. Iím sure I would pick up quite a bit of speed and trajectory...
Forum: Traditional 01-07-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,580
Posted By jerp
Welcome! Yeah the speed-thing takes some getting...

Welcome! Yeah the speed-thing takes some getting used to - a change of mindset. I remember back in my wheel bow days I was at a friend’s annual backyard preseason shoot - about 15 guys most of whom...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 866
Posted By jerp
Well I saw zero deer this morning. Last chance...

Well I saw zero deer this morning. Last chance this afternoon - time for some late inning heroics!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 866
Posted By jerp
Still have all my tags. Missed a ninja doe in...

Still have all my tags. Missed a ninja doe in November and have seen very little since . In the blind now
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180106/4fef941d57bc03352872c96b5584c4de.jpg


Sent...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,728
Posted By jerp
I have had the same problem with squirrels in the...

I have had the same problem with squirrels in the attic. I’ve twice ran them out and repaired the hole only to have them chew another one. I have trapped quite a few in the yard but never in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,890
Posted By jerp
All the ways you are being tracked: ...

All the ways you are being tracked:

https://fieldguide.gizmodo.com/all-the-ways-your-smartphone-and-its-apps-can-track-you-1821213704
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,020
Posted By jerp
I’ve noticed a regional difference - DFW people...

I’ve noticed a regional difference - DFW people call it an access or frontage road, Houston folks call it a feeder road.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By jerp
I envy you long term guys. With a few exceptions...

I envy you long term guys. With a few exceptions here and there I have been on hunting leases for 3 decades and have never been on the same place more than 5 years. The land sells, groups fall...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-04-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,116
Posted By jerp
My hope that this will prompt Congress to get out...

My hope that this will prompt Congress to get out of the pot regulation business all together. Whatever one's view on the topic (I am not for legalization) it is an issue that should be left up to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By jerp
For the last couple of years I've participated in...

For the last couple of years I've participated in a European-style pheasant shoot at a hunting club in Kansas. This has been going on for there decades and the hawks have figured out the game. When...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By jerp
They are used in during cold weather in orchards...

They are used in during cold weather in orchards to keep damaging frost from forming on fruit trees.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-03-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By jerp
Problem is, it takes a stubborn guy with really...

Problem is, it takes a stubborn guy with really deep pockets to keep from being run over.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By jerp
"Christmas Miracle" saves 4 from fired coworker's attempted slaughter

I know the guy that owns this pharmacy - have not been able to talk to him about it yet. Thank God for incompetent bad guys!
Watch:...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By jerp
If you use plywood or OSB, protect all exposed...

If you use plywood or OSB, protect all exposed edges with something besides just paint. Sheet goods delaminate pretty quickly if moisture seeps in the edges. At the very least use a lot of caulk...
Forum: Traditional 01-02-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,791
Posted By jerp
Hope I can add to the thread this year! (I just...

Hope I can add to the thread this year!
(I just cut and pasted that from last year's thread):o:confused:
Forum: Traditional 01-02-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 754
Posted By jerp
Sorry to hear that but I'm kind of relieved to...

Sorry to hear that but I'm kind of relieved to hear that slumps can happen even to the most experienced of shooters. I'm sure you will get it back soon Bisch! I was shooting well then had a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By jerp
As mentioned above no turfgrass will thrive for...

As mentioned above no turfgrass will thrive for long in full shade. It may make it for a year, but by year two it will start to thin out and die. I tried every strain of grass known to modern man in...
Forum: Traditional 01-02-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By jerp
Our website: www.cowtownbowmen.com TBOT...

Our website:
www.cowtownbowmen.com

TBOT classes, tournament rules and equipment guidelines:
https://www.tbot.org/equipment_guidelines.html
Forum: Traditional 01-02-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By jerp
TBOT is coming to Cowtown Bowmen in Fort Worth

The 12th annual Cowtown Winter Traditional will be a TBOT shoot this year!

February 24-25

We look forward to seeing a bunch of TBOT regulars who have not...
Forum: Traditional 01-01-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 754
Posted By jerp
The goal I am going to concentrate on most is to...

The goal I am going to concentrate on most is to win the trad division of our club championship. It is a series of 5 tournaments ending early summer. After that I will set some killin’ goals for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,136
Posted By jerp
Same problem on a small place I hunt - lots of...

Same problem on a small place I hunt - lots of deer pics, very few sightings while hunting. I have come to believe that the deer bed down/hang out near the trails we use to get to the stands. Being a...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-01-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,806
Posted By jerp
Paging Wikileaks! (May be our best...

Paging Wikileaks!
(May be our best hope:rolleyes:)
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-01-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,806
Posted By jerp
Let’s say - for arguments sake - that Paddock was...

Let’s say - for arguments sake - that Paddock was in fact the only shooter. There is absolutely nothing that can be done to prove that. LE is in the position of trying to prove a negative which is...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-01-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,806
Posted By jerp
I agree that one likely reason for the lack of...

I agree that one likely reason for the lack of transparency would be that they discovered Paddock was part of the anarchist left. However the FBI is under control of the Departmemt of Justice. One...
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