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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 04:55 PM
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Posted By westtexducks
Been there many times and wished I was carrying a...

Been there many times and wished I was carrying a rifle lots of those times. There are pigs in the bottom amd the auodads from what I observed would be in the bottoms feeding during the day and then...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By westtexducks
Lemon juice salt and pepper wrap in tinfoil and...

Lemon juice salt and pepper wrap in tinfoil and grill. Absolutely delicious my favorite fish to catch and eat

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-14-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By westtexducks
For true long range shooting and hunting your...

For true long range shooting and hunting your going to have to dial or have a reticle with holdovers and not the gimicky b&c things either. For 0-400 just holding over isn't to terrible though with a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By westtexducks
Dove tail with the center pop up to make it a...

Dove tail with the center pop up to make it a true flat bed when needed.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By westtexducks
Buy a bigger tractor? In all seriousness though...

Buy a bigger tractor? In all seriousness though not sure what we run on all of ours it is usually what ever set they happened to have on hand at the tire shop that particular day. It doesn't do much...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Posted By westtexducks
Guy I used to work with was constantly chewing on...

Guy I used to work with was constantly chewing on one. He used to smoke quite a bit and that was his way of quitting smoking from what I gathered from him. He didn't dip or use regular chew, only the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-03-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By westtexducks
I just pushed up a 100 yards worth of dirt up in...

I just pushed up a 100 yards worth of dirt up in a pile about 6' tall and 4' thick at the base and shoot into it. Long as you don't miss the mound you will be fine with your solution.

Sent from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-28-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,094
Posted By westtexducks
Exactly high-profile or heavy loads use the tow...

Exactly high-profile or heavy loads use the tow mode. If light weight or low profile will not kick it in.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By westtexducks
Only thing you might add would be a ^ of sheet...

Only thing you might add would be a ^ of sheet metal to push the corn falling down out to the side to discourage critters from getting under it and potentially causing problems.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-26-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By westtexducks
Be sure to research what is legal in each state...

Be sure to research what is legal in each state as they all have different interpretations of what is a muzzleloader as well as what you can mount load etc. Colorado in particular has some wierd...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,032
Posted By westtexducks
You still working at sti? Sent from my...

You still working at sti?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By westtexducks
Those look nice but I don't think I can justify a...

Those look nice but I don't think I can justify a $130 dollar head. Was really just looking for another $30 head to replace the cheap plastic one we broke



I can't remember what the brand is,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By westtexducks
Tripod heads

Does anybody have a recommendation for new heads for a tripod for shooting? My sister broke the one on my current tripod using her magpul stocked rifle on it so I am needing to replace just the head...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,315
Posted By westtexducks
There has to be a great story behind that last...

There has to be a great story behind that last arrow.

I never shot one but my setup when I was chasing them actively a couple years ago was the 125 gr vipertricks. They flew great out of my setup...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By westtexducks
I have really liked my covert MP8 cameras they...

I have really liked my covert MP8 cameras they run right around $100. I also really like the one stealth cam g45ng that I have been running for around 3 years now. The coverts vary in age from close...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By westtexducks
I would contact your local mobile home builders...

I would contact your local mobile home builders and mover in the area and see if they rent them or sell them for cheap. We have one out in Odessa that sells them for next to nothing. Be sure to get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,142
Posted By westtexducks
This is a list of species we have shot off of the...

This is a list of species we have shot off of the Pecos River out in Pecos county over the last 25 years. Nobody really guides out here but the birds are here when the river is up. Granted we always...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By westtexducks
So are you wanting liquidity and the ability to...

So are you wanting liquidity and the ability to pull the investment in a SHTF scenario or are you wanting something you can set and forget for several years and let it grow?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By westtexducks
I kept the original pedestal and mounted the seat...

I kept the original pedestal and mounted the seat directly to it. I did have to drill out the holes some to fit the bolt pattern on the seat but it took all of 10 minutes to drill it out and have it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By westtexducks
Have one going on 6 years old. I took that seat...

Have one going on 6 years old. I took that seat off and replaced it with a boat seat. Like mentioned above be sure to grease the male to female connection. Mine sat in the weather for 5 years before...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By westtexducks
There are only a handful of members this would...

There are only a handful of members this would really be worth pursuing with but if your in to man boobs you may hit the Jack pot around here.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By westtexducks
Good shells help a ton. Was shooting some real...

Good shells help a ton. Was shooting some real light 7.5 shot one year and was knocking the dust off them and then watching them fall half way across the field. Started buying the 6 shot high brass...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 869
Posted By westtexducks
Well that changes my answer then. An oil pan...

Well that changes my answer then. An oil pan change isn't real hard to do, a handful of tools, and some ramps to get the front end of the ground and your in business. Not a real time consuming...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 869
Posted By westtexducks
If you can see the crack maybe try some jb weld...

If you can see the crack maybe try some jb weld to get it where it will hold oil good enough to get it home to be worked on.

Did she stop it before the engine seized up or was she able to catch it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,552
Posted By westtexducks
I bet your fun at parties. You can do that now,...

I bet your fun at parties. You can do that now, you need to step up the game a bit.

Get to hunt everything Jim Shockey has had an opportunity to shoot is where I would start.

Own the Cowboys....
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,411
Posted By westtexducks
That looks awesome, but that sucker would end up...

That looks awesome, but that sucker would end up getting lost or left some where.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By westtexducks
Yep, that was the one I was thinking of. Been...

Yep, that was the one I was thinking of. Been several others on here over the years. There was another one from a couple of years back that was good as well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By westtexducks
There was a great thread running on here awhile...

There was a great thread running on here awhile back, you may try searching for it and see if you can find it. I will see if I can scrounge it up and link it for you had lots of good info.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,683
Posted By westtexducks
I have always wonder these same things, in for an...

I have always wonder these same things, in for an answer. Especially the guardrail damage one, what am I supposed to do with that information?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,639
Posted By westtexducks
That's why I was asking. I was actually kinda...

That's why I was asking. I was actually kinda surprised, as I was expecting it to be around 6k but like I said I haven't even looked at bike prices in 5-6 years.



That was an eloquent...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,639
Posted By westtexducks
As a guy that hasn't kept up with motorcycles....

As a guy that hasn't kept up with motorcycles. Are you guys shocked in a good or bad way on the price of that thing?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,088
Posted By westtexducks
One paid for that has your name on the deed.

One paid for that has your name on the deed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,292
Posted By westtexducks
Federal 147 GR HST in both my full size 4.5" XDm...

Federal 147 GR HST in both my full size 4.5" XDm and the little 3.3" XDs.

Here is a good video if you have some time to kill that may help you make a decision.

9mm Standard Pressure Ammo...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,252
Posted By westtexducks
Yes sir, they fill for everybody down here. It...

Yes sir, they fill for everybody down here. It doesn't really matter who your supplier is they are now in a world of hurt on this stuff.

What supplier does your buddy own?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,252
Posted By westtexducks
Going to be a shortage of AC cylinders in the...

Going to be a shortage of AC cylinders in the near future. That plant supplied the entire state with AC.

Thankfully no one was injured or hurt as that could have gone south in a hurry.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,712
Posted By westtexducks
So basically the guy is an undependable alcoholic...

So basically the guy is an undependable alcoholic or meth head. Either way you need to cut ties with the guy or hire another framer/carpenter to supplement the work being done while he is not there...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,333
Posted By westtexducks
And that's fine to, more power to them, I am not...

And that's fine to, more power to them, I am not anybody's accountant and haven't claimed to be. All I did was throw an idea and some numbers on a discussion board to get some folks to think about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,333
Posted By westtexducks
And the fact that you jumped to the conclusion I...

And the fact that you jumped to the conclusion I am clueless on a bowhunting forum for not putting a full blown spreadsheet with every cost for an example tells me your an arrogant *****. I am sorry...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By westtexducks
Ductless AC/Heat

Anybody on here ran ductless A/C and heat in there homes? Only option for my house currently is to either run it through the floor or use a ductless system. Not really wanting to run it through the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,333
Posted By westtexducks
What does he do at the end of year 1 when he...

What does he do at the end of year 1 when he loses his job and his 40k nest egg is gone because he spent it on a truck? Loan against it and back at square one. Lots of what ifs, and money is out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,333
Posted By westtexducks
I have made 9.2% year to date on stock market in...

I have made 9.2% year to date on stock market in 401k, made 11.3% over a 3 year term on it. Now sure a 401K may not be apples to apples comparison but there is money to be made out there, and yes...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,333
Posted By westtexducks
So just for giggles some quick numbers on a 40k...

So just for giggles some quick numbers on a 40k truck and a 38.5k cash payment. This will be assuming a 0% interest rate loan and a 5% rate of return on an investment over a 3 year period. So if you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,396
Posted By westtexducks
Pretty much nailed it, if I invite you out your...

Pretty much nailed it, if I invite you out your expected to do nothing but enjoy the ride. I am going to be doing the work anyway whether your there or not and most times it is better for me if you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,333
Posted By westtexducks
Why would you tie up 40k of your cash in a...

Why would you tie up 40k of your cash in a vehicle if you can get a 0% interest loan at certain times of the year? Or hell even 2-3% loan? Put just enough down to buy the vehicle invest the rest and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,566
Posted By westtexducks
Great shot and nice video. Always fun to watch...

Great shot and nice video. Always fun to watch them fall in sight of the camera.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,132
Posted By westtexducks
I wouldn't have called into the radio station...

I wouldn't have called into the radio station knowing I was going to be on vacation when they drew the truck. But since the deed has been done I would enjoy my vacation, if your there you aren't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,684
Posted By westtexducks
Tagged for later.

Tagged for later.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,835
Posted By westtexducks
Lots of schools in Texas are already arming...

Lots of schools in Texas are already arming teachers and several have already been doing it for several years

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,102
Posted By westtexducks
I wouldn't use any thing that is 1/8 inch thick...

I wouldn't use any thing that is 1/8 inch thick for trying to screw through. Not worth the head ache of trying to get a couple hundred screws through it or predrilling. I would do like saltwaterslick...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-08-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By westtexducks
If your wanting a semi custom you might as well...

If your wanting a semi custom you might as well except the fact your going to be running 1250-1500 minimum on it. You can get some of that money back by selling your take off parts. The old barrel,...
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