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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 08:01 PM
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Let me add to the rules for sons the Northman’s...

Let me add to the rules for sons the Northman’s Code.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I hope so- I’m planning for Montana trails and...

I hope so- I’m planning for Montana trails and hunting.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Bill in San Jose
It’s amazing how well it repels ticks. ...

It’s amazing how well it repels ticks.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bill in San Jose
When I looked at the 1000 model I thought, “I can...

When I looked at the 1000 model I thought, “I can imagine a swiveling seat mounted on top and wailing on pigs in Texas”


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I wanted to add 2 things: - I sprayed my new...

I wanted to add 2 things:

- I sprayed my new Kuiu shirt/pants Sat night for their first hunt (pigs). Being a synthetic fabric the spray did not soak-in like it does on cotton. I didn’t know how it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By Bill in San Jose
2018 CA deer thread

The opener is 4 weeks from yesterday. We went for pigs (none- the sly devils) but saw some nice 2x2- for a lot of blacktails that’s as many tines as they’ll ever have.

Spotted this guy on a ridge....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

I took my wife to the Honda dealer to do a test ride around their parking lot. I don’t know if this is normal: in automatic it bucked on every upshift, and the tranny made a “ker-klunk” sound when it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 352
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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

I agree it’s a great deal. I send him a PM. Logistics would be a challenge.

Driving to Uvalde then Bozeman are would turn a 1,000 mile drive into 3,300.

..... unless I could put together a TBH...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Please- The People’s Socialist Republic of...

Please- The People’s Socialist Republic of California.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Thank you for the feedback- all positive. We had...

Thank you for the feedback- all positive. We had a company event last week go-cart track racing. Despite my best efforts to go as fast as possible, when all the drivers were listed by average speed,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 352
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Thank God on the good medical news. On the...

Thank God on the good medical news.

On the girls, remind him it’s as easy to fall in love with a rich girl as a poor girl. :)


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,084
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Yes, they made a big difference when I fished....

Yes, they made a big difference when I fished. But I’d break or lose them!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,084
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I buy mine in the safety glasses section at Home...

I buy mine in the safety glasses section at Home Depot. $10-$12, impact resistant plastic and almost indestructible. They block sunlight like the $200 ones do.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Idid not read all replies. Call their fish...

Idid not read all replies.

Call their fish and game department customer service and ask. My 2 cents


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Honda Pioneer 500 experience?

I’m looking at ATVs for retirement. While at a local motorcycle and ATV store I saw the Honda Pioneer 500, the smallest of the Honda UTV line. What’s interesting is it fits in a full size pickup bed....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4,981
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Effective use of decoys, especially cheap...

Effective use of decoys, especially cheap solutions like multiple burlap bags.

Since elk continually move, how long to stay in an area and hope vs. moving to snother spot.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-14-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 486,088
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Somehow I spotted the nice hog skull...

Somehow I spotted the nice hog skull ‘presentation’.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,781
Posted By Bill in San Jose
They can play the 49ers in the Memories Bowl. ...

They can play the 49ers in the Memories Bowl.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,554
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Be careful with kids and pools

You folks with kids or grandkids and a pool nearby be alert. As my wife says, “What sound does a drowning child make? Silence.”

I know of 2 child pool drownings, and those kids were older. Be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By Bill in San Jose
The deer opener is 5 weeks from yesterday. I’ve...

The deer opener is 5 weeks from yesterday. I’ve been hiking hard with 30 pounds in my new hunting pack to get prepared for Sept Montana elk, which will help me with the steep hills for deer.

I’m...
Forum: Traditional 06-10-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I”m happy with 43. I gave my 54 to my son. ...

I”m happy with 43. I gave my 54 to my son.

I’ve been shooting the bow, and like it more as we get “to know each other better”.

I try to gap shoot with 3-under and a high anchor point next to my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 352
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One more prayer sent up. Sent from my...

One more prayer sent up.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Thanks! I’m watching craigslist for a used one....

Thanks! I’m watching craigslist for a used one. On Youtube it looks easy, but so does bowhunting elk!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 128,978
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Still half asleep- but a pinky in the air for CM...

Still half asleep- but a pinky in the air for CM from the west coast.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I found a local wood turning club. Sent...

I found a local wood turning club.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 352
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Praise God for the good news. Sent from...

Praise God for the good news.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Educate me- wood turning

How would you get started if you don’t have a buddy with a lathe?

Option 1
- Take 3 hour intro class covering safety, types of lathes and tools, safety plus more
- Take lab 1- two, 3 hour...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Bill in San Jose
The MOH recipient was James A. Taylor. I’m...

The MOH recipient was James A. Taylor.

I’m humbled to have shaken his hand.

Capt. Taylor, Armor, was serving as executive officer of Troop B, 1st Squadron. His troop was engaged in an attack...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,787
Posted By Bill in San Jose
It’s a franchise? Do they look like Roma...

It’s a franchise?

Do they look like Roma (gypsies)?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Bill in San Jose
He mentioned his name when I introduced myself,...

He mentioned his name when I introduced myself, but I’m poor on remembering names.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Valor Games for disabled Vets

My daughter and I volunteered for the West Coast Valor Games yesterday. 80 Vets with varying disabilities participated in archery. I coached 1:1 two different archers in tge afternoon shoot. 10,20,30...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,787
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Would you have done the same?

“Excuse me sir. I noticed you’re eating out of garbage cans and thought of giving you a couple dollars. Then I noticed a better iPhone than I have. Can you help me understand?”


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,752
Posted By Bill in San Jose
RIP. I learned yesterday a guy I knew at the...

RIP. I learned yesterday a guy I knew at the archery club took his life.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-02-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,679
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Bear spray doesn’t work if the wind in swirling...

Bear spray doesn’t work if the wind in swirling and in your face.

My son lives, hunts, hikes and shed hunts in griz country. Statistics go out the windiw when your mechanic had to shoot a sow in...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-31-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,918
Posted By Bill in San Jose
It was the Phila police who overreacted and...

It was the Phila police who overreacted and arrested them. My point is, the Phila Police are who should be giving sensitivity training/ re-education.

Let’s see how the homeless camps in SF, SJ and...
Forum: Traditional 05-31-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Trad guys at the range shot it. They liked the...

Trad guys at the range shot it. They liked the draw and had never seen a longbow style riser and grip on a recurve.

I’m liking it. Only thing it needs is a “Texas inside” or “God bless Texas” in...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-31-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,918
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Do you drink Starbucks?

I “worked” the 2013 farewell-season at Candlestick Park. Here’s how I spoke to unruly fans.

Sir, your behavior is causing complaints from other fans, and violates the posted code of conduct.
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Forum: Traditional 05-30-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Shot it again on Sunday. I’m getting groups at...

Shot it again on Sunday. I’m getting groups at 20. Soon time to humble myself at 25 and 30 yards. The 50 year-old Bear quiver worked perfectly, zero rattle. Glad I bought it when I was a kid.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Permethrin for ticks- CDC study

Not a stupid question.

I bend a metal clothes hanger to have hooks on the end, like a gambrel. I hang my hunting pants from the 2 rear belt loops. That’s how I air dry them after washing.

Hang...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,898
Posted By Bill in San Jose
How did you keep the bacon wrapped in the corn? ...

How did you keep the bacon wrapped in the corn?


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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-29-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,918
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Help me out. The 2 men (I’m color blind)...

Help me out.

The 2 men (I’m color blind) were loitering in the store, and somebody called the police.

The Philadelphia police arrested them. Maybe were rude while doing it.

Why is Starbucks...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-29-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By Bill in San Jose
MT grizzly attack.

My son hunts solo and scouts solo in Griz country MT- he saw 2 while out for spring bear this weekend.

He keeps my 450 Marlin as his truck gun (I miss it for pigs, but I’d rather he has it) and a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-29-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bill in San Jose
My grandson is being raised in Montana- not this...

My grandson is being raised in Montana- not this socialist/ leftwing nuthouse.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-29-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,898
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Lookin’ better each time I think of it. ...

Lookin’ better each time I think of it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-29-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 6,096
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Smart, if it would be anybody it woulda been me,...

Smart, if it would be anybody it woulda been me, the Dubs play 30 minutes north of where I work. I didn’t have a dog in the fight or money on the game- and I was hoping the Texas team would win.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-26-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Last CA deer season (July opener) my partner...

Last CA deer season (July opener) my partner picked 50 off his shirt and I pulled 6 off him by lunch. We ate lunch and sprayed his clothes with Sawyers and let it dry. That afternoon he had 2...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I buy it on amazon. A quart bottle will last a...

I buy it on amazon. A quart bottle will last a long time, I’ve never seen the need to buy concentrate and dilute for a few hunting garments.

$15 for 24 oz.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Permethrin for ticks- CDC study

This really works for keeping ticks off your clothes and crawling on to your skin.

The CDC study agrees all species get ‘hot foot’ and fall off. I spray then let dry hunting clothes and boots a...
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