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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 51
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Light rain doesnít seem to affect deer movement...

Light rain doesnít seem to affect deer movement from what Iíve seen. When it moderate to heavy they donít seem to like to move around so I stay home.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-06-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By skiguy327
I think a well tuned bow is key to consistent...

I think a well tuned bow is key to consistent performance through mesh. That and CoC broadheads.




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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,691
Posted By skiguy327
best chainsaw you've had ???

I have the Wild Thing too!! My wife bought it for me back around 2000. Nothing says ďIím a proĒ, like a purple and neon green saw. I just had the carb rebuilt last summer. 17 yrs running...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,185
Posted By skiguy327
My chainsaw sits a lot. After getting the carb...

My chainsaw sits a lot. After getting the carb rebuilt (was lucky and got 17 yrs just running stabilized pump gas) I started using Trugas.

I have a Stihl blower that is a tank. Highly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By skiguy327
Chupacabra Sent from my iPad using...

Chupacabra


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By skiguy327
I donít see much use for hunting. I think most...

I donít see much use for hunting. I think most kill shots are pass thruís and the arrow easily findable. If your arrow stays in your target animal odds are heís going to run outside of Bluetooth...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 808
Posted By skiguy327
Check out the video of my buck from November...

Check out the video of my buck from November 2018.

https://youtu.be/F7MRbniZnVU


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 808
Posted By skiguy327
Posting Videos from Youtube - Solved!

My iPad refuses to upload the correct video. I will post when I figure this out.




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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-23-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By skiguy327
Also check the grip. I had the same issue and...

Also check the grip. I had the same issue and found out the wood handle outsert made noise. Had to swap it out.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By skiguy327
Some new self contained light options have been...

Some new self contained light options have been introduced to the market lately. Built-in rechargeable batteries, solar panel, multiple colors and programmable with motion detection. Mount them on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By skiguy327
Iíve found that animals pretty much get used to...

Iíve found that animals pretty much get used to anything. Introducing a new light or anything new in general may temporarily disrupt things but they eventually become the new normal and the animals...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By skiguy327
Yes. I rebuilt it this afternoon. Took about 30...

Yes. I rebuilt it this afternoon. Took about 30 minutes. Thanks for the help everyone!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By skiguy327
The primary issue is that horizontal piece at the...

The primary issue is that horizontal piece at the top. Itís only about 1Ē of exposed pipe between the elbow on the left and the T on the right. It doesnít leave enough distance to cut and use a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By skiguy327
How to Patch Hole in PVC

Had something weird happen. Have a water line built with 3/4Ē pvc. It seems to have ruptured at the 90 degree elbow. It would be a huge pain to reconstruct. Is there anyway to patch it? JB weld?...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,840
Posted By skiguy327
I have the same Moultrie timer on my feeder and...

I have the same Moultrie timer on my feeder and itís been stellar. No noticeable time drift ever and has been running for about 5 years now.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,840
Posted By skiguy327
My brother has a couple older feeders (5 or 6...

My brother has a couple older feeders (5 or 6 years old) he inherited from the previous land owner and he says his ďThe TimerísĒ drift a lot too. I thought I read that this was an issue on the older...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By skiguy327
Season and cook it in your smoker. I did a...

Season and cook it in your smoker. I did a bone-in roast l couple years ago that came out amazing.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,020
Posted By skiguy327
MJ is an ETF that is a basket of most of these...

MJ is an ETF that is a basket of most of these stocks. Iíve been thinking about investing lately and did some research this morning. Iím still on the fence tho. My thoughts and opinion:

Cannabis...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By skiguy327
Great tips. Thanks everyone! Sent...

Great tips. Thanks everyone!



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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By skiguy327
A spa day. Canít go wrong there. Sent...

A spa day. Canít go wrong there.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,126
Posted By skiguy327
I tagged out last weekend. Nice 9pt. The rut is...

I tagged out last weekend. Nice 9pt. The rut is on! Saw nicks and cuts on his neck from fighting.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181113/61558b8e1f137ff5ff50141d732f5d40.jpg


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By skiguy327
Thatís a great idea. Alaska is a dream trip. Iím...

Thatís a great idea. Alaska is a dream trip. Iím interested in bow hunting. How much did you spend? I have a feeling Alaska is outside my budget.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By skiguy327
Thanks Gary. This does look like a unique place...

Thanks Gary. This does look like a unique place and way to hunt. Iíll give the Rez a call and see whatís up as I didnít see any reference on their website to a spring 2019 hunt.

I will watch the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By skiguy327
Bear Hunt Outfitter Recommendation for Spring 2019

Iím wanting to bow hunt black bear this coming spring. Mostly interested in Idaho, Wyoming or Montana as I hear biting flies and mosquitos are brutal in Canada. Can anyone recommend an outfitter?
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,673
Posted By skiguy327
My brother has a couple older feeders on his...

My brother has a couple older feeders on his property that use ďthe timerĒ and he doesnít like them. They drift a bunch and run off a separate battery thatís not attached to the solar panel. A poor...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,441
Posted By skiguy327
Dang. Definitely would shake anyone up. A good...

Dang. Definitely would shake anyone up. A good reason to carry a pistol in your pack. Weíre alone in the middle of nowhere a lot of times hunting. Having a backup weapon for those unforeseen...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,126
Posted By skiguy327
I thought P&R Processing did a good job on my...

I thought P&R Processing did a good job on my brotherís black buck. Theyíre about 15 miles S of Lampasas on 183.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-29-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By skiguy327
Yep. They are plenty fast enough. You may have a...

Yep. They are plenty fast enough. You may have a timing issue. I would ask the nearest pro shop to take a look.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,805
Posted By skiguy327
Shoot the pig or not

I say shoot the pig. The bow is quiet so if the deer are a little way off they wonít hear anything. I would leave the pig unless he died within 20 yds of the feeder. If I do pop out to retrieve...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By skiguy327
All good suggestions from the community. I have...

All good suggestions from the community. I have a Burris scopes on my kids Ruger 10/22ís and one on my 300 win mag (E1 Reticle which I love). For the price I feel like you get tons of value and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,852
Posted By skiguy327
Terrible. Just horrific. Something doesnít...

Terrible. Just horrific. Something doesnít compute... lake Travis is about 8 ft below full right now and definitely some headroom above that. Lake Buchanan is slightly below full. Iím wondering...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By skiguy327
Yes. I agree. The boat is much lower profile and...

Yes. I agree. The boat is much lower profile and even though a bit heavier tows fine. I towed a 26 ft camper a couple years ago and didnít know anything about sway bar tech. I wish I had. That was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,603
Posted By skiguy327
Another option... when I was a young man somebody...

Another option... when I was a young man somebody in my town did this and got off clean.

Have your son take an afternoon and go to the local county courthouse or largish police station. Find a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By skiguy327
I tow a 5500 lb boat with my f150 no problems. ...

I tow a 5500 lb boat with my f150 no problems. Not sure if itís a fair comparison but thought I would mention it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,126
Posted By skiguy327
Anybody seeing any rut activity around Lampasas? ...

Anybody seeing any rut activity around Lampasas?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,126
Posted By skiguy327
Iím not sure yet. May try to squeeze in a Sunday...

Iím not sure yet. May try to squeeze in a Sunday afternoon/evening hunt weather permitting.

I hunted last Saturday morning and saw zero deer. Did have one pig come into the feeder but he didnít...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,431
Posted By skiguy327
My friend Bob swears by the cooler with ice...

My friend Bob swears by the cooler with ice method. He layers the meat with ice and adds a cup of salt. Keeps the plug closed and drains everyday. Keeps adding ice until the water that drains is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By skiguy327
The only lights I have seen are the rheostat...

The only lights I have seen are the rheostat type. You twist to turn on/off and adjust brightness.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,116
Posted By skiguy327
I bet they get them. The video is really clear...

I bet they get them. The video is really clear and with some knowledgeable folks I bet they can get the license plate number.

Does anyone know why someone would steal a dog? Seems risky on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,226
Posted By skiguy327
I keep my windows closed while hunting. They...

I keep my windows closed while hunting. They definitely notice when it looks different. Also, it keeps my scent inside. My bow window opens silently. Itís a Deerview tinted hinged window.

I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,573
Posted By skiguy327
I think this is a logical first attempt to get...

I think this is a logical first attempt to get this fixed. Odds are the trapper will move the trap if requested. He was being very inconsiderate (he may not realize this as some people have no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By skiguy327
Lol. Great minds think alike. Good luck this...

Lol. Great minds think alike. Good luck this season!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By skiguy327
Didnít they use such tin structures as punishment...

Didnít they use such tin structures as punishment back in the day? I think you should call it ďthe holeĒ. [emoji16]




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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,943
Posted By skiguy327
Iíve never done it but I would give it a shot...

Iíve never done it but I would give it a shot during the rut. I just need to be able to stand up and stretch a little every once in a while so have to be in my box blind. I usually have a couple...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-26-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,190
Posted By skiguy327
I agree. I went with a 5 pin Trophy Ridge react...

I agree. I went with a 5 pin Trophy Ridge react sight a couple years ago. Love the sight but when I buy another one Iíll go with a 3 pin slider. I thinks itís the most versatile option for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,067
Posted By skiguy327
I wonder if you could use a dim red flashlight...

I wonder if you could use a dim red flashlight and still not spook them? Itís pretty dark in the field. We have a couple red LEDís on our headlamps that give us just enough light to not kill...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-25-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By skiguy327
All good comments. If youíre shooting hi-res or...

All good comments. If youíre shooting hi-res or video larger cards will be needed. Buy a couple extra and keep them in your truck. Memory cards will fail eventually and always at the worst time.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By skiguy327
I agree. They look good for a few days then the...

I agree. They look good for a few days then the foliage withers, turns brown and falls off. Youíre only a week out from the season so it may hold up for opening weekend. You may want to add new...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,067
Posted By skiguy327
A man has to do what it takes to get the job...

A man has to do what it takes to get the job done. If itís worth it to you, why not spend the night? Could be fun arrowing some pigs. Thatís the nice thing about bow hunting. Hardly any noise. ...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-24-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By skiguy327
Iím no expert here but it looks like itís...

Iím no expert here but it looks like itís launching nock high. At that range the fletching hasnít had a chance to correct arrow flight.

Iím sure the archery shop,has you set up at center shot...
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