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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 05:46 PM
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Posted By dustoffer
Exactly correct centex_aggie;)b

Exactly correct centex_aggie;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,098
Posted By dustoffer
The announcers on the New Braunfels radio station...

The announcers on the New Braunfels radio station are really good about selling "rill estate" too I've noticed.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By dustoffer
Three-fer. Too bad you didn't knock down a hog...

Three-fer. Too bad you didn't knock down a hog too.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,098
Posted By dustoffer
Same reason they say "Me and my son" or "he gave...

Same reason they say "Me and my son" or "he gave it to he and I."
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,051
Posted By dustoffer
Nope--I'm vintage blued steel and walnut guy and...

Nope--I'm vintage blued steel and walnut guy and don't like plastic or tacti-cool (tacti-crap) stuff. Got more of that than I wanted during my time in uniform.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By dustoffer
I use 3-strand barbed wire and the only time I...

I use 3-strand barbed wire and the only time I have issues is when I let it get a bit slack. Tighten it back up and it works fine for me.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,758
Posted By dustoffer
Yep, for sure. Doesn't sound like your daughter...

Yep, for sure. Doesn't sound like your daughter is one of these--in the right panel, but more one of the parents in the left panel.

https://i.imgur.com/3eTDyq8l.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,644
Posted By dustoffer
Elite Hunter for me--

Elite Hunter for me--
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By dustoffer
Both my hog spots are off limits to me during...

Both my hog spots are off limits to me during deer season due to the landowner or grazer hunting deer, so no problem for me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By dustoffer
Been stated on here a number of times that even...

Been stated on here a number of times that even the experts are usually at least +/- a year or two aging by tooth wear. Absent an ear tag and known age, I don't think you can ever do any better...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By dustoffer
I use my bow or my M70 in .22-250. Shoot them at...

I use my bow or my M70 in .22-250. Shoot them at a feeder with lights---bow range or from my truck about 100 yds away with the rifle.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By dustoffer
And, if any that were bred don't end up pregnant,...

And, if any that were bred don't end up pregnant, they cycle again and the bucks get after them again.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By dustoffer
All my venison and pork goes to the processor...

All my venison and pork goes to the processor boneless---with the appropriate tag from my license.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,561
Posted By dustoffer
Built one like this---works too. Doors at each...

Built one like this---works too. Doors at each end so don't have to figure out which direction they are coming from. And, you can bet if a red-a**ed one shows up in the trap, it'll be his last...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By dustoffer
This season has been a near bust for me so far. ...

This season has been a near bust for me so far. No shooter bucks though I've killed a doe. Hope you bloody an arrow tonight.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,561
Posted By dustoffer
Dang Armadillos!

This is #11 or 12 since July in the yard. Makes me wonder if I'm not hauling them off far enough, even though it is 3+ miles and on the other side of a fairly wide/deep creek where I drop them off. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By dustoffer
Good luck---mine are VA-issued to...

Good luck---mine are VA-issued to service-connected disability. If you were ever in uniform, and have hearing loss, it is a presumed service-connected thing and the VA will treat you for that issue.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By dustoffer
My guestimate is 5.5-6.6 or late middle to old...

My guestimate is 5.5-6.6 or late middle to old age.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 743
Posted By dustoffer
I surely enjoyed watching him when he was with my...

I surely enjoyed watching him when he was with my Cardinals---and his article is a great read for sure. Glad he went out on top.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By dustoffer
You obviously didn't burn any bridges---just...

You obviously didn't burn any bridges---just faded away without any fuss. Good on ya.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,151
Posted By dustoffer
Got my second bow-kill at Amistad--back in '76 I...

Got my second bow-kill at Amistad--back in '76 I believe.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By dustoffer
Mine goes in the garage with the ceiling fan on...

Mine goes in the garage with the ceiling fan on high---and the strings get waxed.
Forum: Recipes 11-11-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,458
Posted By dustoffer
Cut my straps into 1" thick medallions, put two...

Cut my straps into 1" thick medallions, put two together and wrap pepper bacon around it secured with toothpicks. Grill 3-4 minutes per side and dig in.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-11-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By dustoffer
Dusty Britches---here's a pic of the gate---it is...

Dusty Britches---here's a pic of the gate---it is just a circular pen with 6 16' panels and t-posts. Easy build, and I have a feeder inside the trap.

https://i.imgur.com/nIEpnc7l.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,184
Posted By dustoffer
I had a picture series of 3 'yotes and a little...

I had a picture series of 3 'yotes and a little buck at one of my feeders but lost the pics on Photobucket--buck had a wound on the inside of a back leg and another on his flank. Never saw him again.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 39,913
Posted By dustoffer
Might be a GS record for the most peeks with no...

Might be a GS record for the most peeks with no pics?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By dustoffer
Great tine length on a young buck---he's a walk...

Great tine length on a young buck---he's a walk 'n watch deer.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,262
Posted By dustoffer
Drove a group of ladies from our church to Waco...

Drove a group of ladies from our church to Waco to visit The Silos last week. We were in the church van and on the way back, my wife (who is but a year younger than I) asked me "How do I get the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,710
Posted By dustoffer
And you have already been up at 1:48 and know...

And you have already been up at 1:48 and know you'll be up again at 5:48 as well to "re-peeeet"

Brown dogs---I know of what you speak.

My doc is most tactful one day I asked her about some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,279
Posted By dustoffer
Turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, green...

Turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, gravy, cranberry sauce, hot rolls, pecan and pumpkin pie.

Guess we might be called "traditional". Easter is ham.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By dustoffer
As I recall, deer season opened around Oct 1st...

As I recall, deer season opened around Oct 1st and went thru mid-January. No deer tags on the license--limit was one buck per day.

"Love that pic."
A bit heavier and gray-headed now, but a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,912
Posted By dustoffer
Mine happened this season--not long ago ...

Mine happened this season--not long ago

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=668584
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,434
Posted By dustoffer
The smell of our hooch-maids' cooking with nuoc...

The smell of our hooch-maids' cooking with nuoc mam (fermented fish sauce) at noon in Viet Nam would literally wake you up and run you out of the hooch. And, from what I hear, the Korean kim-chi...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By dustoffer
Sure beats trying to hold a rifle/bow,...

Sure beats trying to hold a rifle/bow, flashlight, backpack, cooler, and cup of coffee while climbing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By dustoffer
My First Buck

The thread about "what bh you used for your first kill" got me thinking and so I went scrounging through some old pictures to find this--my first bow-killed deer.

It was October, 1975, at Ft....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,648
Posted By dustoffer
My non-swag (meaning it is just a wag) is 161

My non-swag (meaning it is just a wag) is 161
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By dustoffer
Their eyes, their eyes!!!! Cat eyes with...

Their eyes, their eyes!!!! Cat eyes with vertical slit pupils for venomous snakes.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,349
Posted By dustoffer
Hard to explain to anti-hunters why we love to...

Hard to explain to anti-hunters why we love to hunt, but your story has some of it all just about!

Good one, and congrats.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 659
Posted By dustoffer
Not me--headed to the doc's for another injection...

Not me--headed to the doc's for another injection into my draw shoulder.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 605
Posted By dustoffer
Friend of mine is a GM of a dealership---I just...

Friend of mine is a GM of a dealership---I just shoot him an e-mail telling him what I'm looking for and he puts one of his staff on it--
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By dustoffer
This is how I'd do it if I had a crew. And, that...

This is how I'd do it if I had a crew. And, that $100/month is a legit deduction as a business expense.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By dustoffer
No chickens on the place I hunt, but maybe across...

No chickens on the place I hunt, but maybe across the road--
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By dustoffer
I've been with them since 1968 and I'm not sure...

I've been with them since 1968 and I'm not sure if there is anything that could make me change. I do not use the banking service since I like to be able to go to my bank in person. The credit union...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By dustoffer
This was my thoughts too---and his back yard or...

This was my thoughts too---and his back yard or not, I have landowner permission!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 427
Posted By dustoffer
Mee too---

Mee too---
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By dustoffer
Caught a Poacher Red-Handed

Never suspected I'd catch one even though the road is only about 150-yds away in the direction the camera faces--but here it is.

https://i.imgur.com/TRqMU0Ol.jpg

;)b:D;)b;)
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-08-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By dustoffer
I like that design--my 100' pen trap works for me...

I like that design--my 100' pen trap works for me but I have to climb over the wire to get to the dead ones as I can't stoop low enough to get thru the doors--too old for such stuff.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,980
Posted By dustoffer
Got a chuckle out of the feed pen wire--looks...

Got a chuckle out of the feed pen wire--looks like some of my work.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By dustoffer
See what that ear tag caused!!!! Now the poor...

See what that ear tag caused!!!! Now the poor buck has an NT rack with a double main beam on that side!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-07-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By dustoffer
Call Brownells and get one of their techs on the...

Call Brownells and get one of their techs on the phone--they'll point you in the right direction.
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