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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,225
Posted By tdwinklr
no one really wants to shoot a .300 or 7 Mag a...

no one really wants to shoot a .300 or 7 Mag a whole lot anyway. Stick with the .06 and you can kill anything in N. America effectively and most other places.
Enough said.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 643
Posted By tdwinklr
We started to buy an Accord last time but test...

We started to buy an Accord last time but test drove a late model one and it was the roughest, cheapest feeling car I've ever driven. Moved over to a Hyundai Genesis sedan and is the best car we've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 61,335
Posted By tdwinklr
:eek::eek: a whole herd!!!

:eek::eek: a whole herd!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 8,916
Posted By tdwinklr
you don't get much better than 96%.

you don't get much better than 96%.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 8,916
Posted By tdwinklr
just get it already, you can see the Covid case...

just get it already, you can see the Covid case numbers have drastically dropped since Feb.
My 2nd shot is next Tues. Some fatigue effects with the 1st shot but the day after that, was like nothing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By tdwinklr
Its a constant battle between them and starlings,...

Its a constant battle between them and starlings, regardless of all the precautions taken. Like others have said, pellet gun and cleaning out the sparrow nests is a big chore. (Hint: when cleaning...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 676
Posted By tdwinklr
mine have been too but someone suggested I take...

mine have been too but someone suggested I take ChlorTabs, from WalMart.
They're working for me thank goodness.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,620
Posted By tdwinklr
My entire plot needs it, especially the...

My entire plot needs it, especially the undergrowth but like you said, I've seen burns done on NFS land and there was quite a bit of the thorns growing out of the ground left, although somewhat...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-05-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,194
Posted By tdwinklr
the one I can draw and shoot well when I need it.

the one I can draw and shoot well when I need it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 901
Posted By tdwinklr
I thought they closed some stores in this area...

I thought they closed some stores in this area awhile back ... ?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-29-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,144
Posted By tdwinklr
to each his own but I don't see the point of...

to each his own but I don't see the point of having one just to waste valuable ammo now days. My small and medium caliber bolt-guns do everything I need.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,761
Posted By tdwinklr
get the vaccine first.

get the vaccine first.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By tdwinklr
you can wait till it leaves out fully and then do...

you can wait till it leaves out fully and then do it, should be ok.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By tdwinklr
I've trimmed smaller, low hanging limbs year...

I've trimmed smaller, low hanging limbs year round on my live oak and its never bothered it. No need for sealer on oak trees, its one of the few that doesn't require it. Other trees like soft woods...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-25-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By tdwinklr
Cabela's here has only black powder and very few...

Cabela's here has only black powder and very few components in bullets. And NO ammo other than shotshells. They have moved other merchandise into its place ... like ammo will never return.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By tdwinklr
I have a 10' and a 16'. I use the 10' much more...

I have a 10' and a 16'. I use the 10' much more than the 16' but that's just me. I like the 16' when I need to haul several things though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,313
Posted By tdwinklr
learn to identify it. Sometimes you just can't...

learn to identify it. Sometimes you just can't help it because it gets on something else that you touch you are unaware it is on.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-23-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,426
Views: 655,732
Posted By tdwinklr
bought a new .22 revolver, 6.5" barrel yesterday....

bought a new .22 revolver, 6.5" barrel yesterday. Simple gun but wanted something to carry while working on property this summer.
Anyone have a holster/belt for it?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,328
Posted By tdwinklr
1993 World Series(Blue Jays vs. Phil. Phillies)...

1993 World Series(Blue Jays vs. Phil. Phillies) ...Joe Carter hits the winning HR off Mitch Williams.

early 90s Super Bowl wins by the Dallas Cowboys.

Greg LeMond winning the Tour de France.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,150
Posted By tdwinklr
$63/ sq ft.....not cool. That would be me...

$63/ sq ft.....not cool.
That would be me paying $73,000 for my 30x40 shop. I would say that's house money. Material hasn't went up that much since building mine.
Just do it yourself, that way...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By tdwinklr
mine's pretty old as well. They work fine for...

mine's pretty old as well. They work fine for now.
So on trade-ins, are they rebuilding them?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By tdwinklr
welder's question ...

Particularly related to acetylene/Oxy regulators. I want to replace mine with some better ones, preferably with the adjustment knob and not a T-handle. Just occasional use too so they may set for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,540
Posted By tdwinklr
sorry, that isn't the case all the time. We got...

sorry, that isn't the case all the time. We got one who won't hit a lick at a snake except brown-nosing everyone above them. Always asking, never giving.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-18-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By tdwinklr
that would depend on the chain lengths...

that would depend on the chain lengths...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-18-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By tdwinklr
I just bought one, Harris. It extends as well so...

I just bought one, Harris. It extends as well so I can sit and also use it on a decline in front of me. Seems sturdy enough and its decently light.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-17-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,926
Posted By tdwinklr
gotta love the flatheads. Good eating. ...

gotta love the flatheads. Good eating.
Congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,508
Posted By tdwinklr
any reactions from that one, Bish? Haven't heard...

any reactions from that one, Bish? Haven't heard from anyone getting it yet, since its pretty new.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By tdwinklr
I see that the shuttles are not operating this...

I see that the shuttles are not operating this season nor will there be any bus tours. Does that mean we have to walk everywhere or would there be access by our own vehicle to drive, and then walk?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By tdwinklr
Southwest probably. How many days to do...

Southwest probably.
How many days to do Yosemite right? Probably late May too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By tdwinklr
Yosemite NP and other ...

Considering going to Yosemite in this May time-frame, and possibly a couple other scenic places in California. From what I see, maybe fly into Reno and drive over, then possibly drive back to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,508
Posted By tdwinklr
got my first one today. 28 days and I get to get...

got my first one today. 28 days and I get to get another. Yayyyy!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-15-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdwinklr
Blue Book of Gun Values. Is that nickel or...

Blue Book of Gun Values.

Is that nickel or Stainless?
The model # is inside the yoke when you swing the cylinder out.

Can PM more info if you want it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,614
Posted By tdwinklr
who cares? Where's our freakin' tax returns? ...

who cares? Where's our freakin' tax returns?

:mad::mad::mad:
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,941
Posted By tdwinklr
basically it started out with that. I think he...

basically it started out with that. I think he carried it too far. And it actually is a public place, whether inside or outside.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,865
Posted By tdwinklr
totally agree. I'm not that heavy and only 5' 7...

totally agree. I'm not that heavy and only 5' 7 but I can tell since I put on about 25 lbs several years ago, my joints aren't the same and when I'm on my feet a lot, everything hurts!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,566
Posted By tdwinklr
was on the rise before Snowmageddon ... its all...

was on the rise before Snowmageddon ... its all on Biden.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 46,627
Posted By tdwinklr
1. 10 yrs. old, me and a friend of mine were...

1. 10 yrs. old, me and a friend of mine were pulled out to sea by undertow in the Gulf. Mom was on the beach, screaming, and a couple guys swam out to get us. Then it seemed like we were a LONG way...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,228
Posted By tdwinklr
evidently the required post count is 5000. Wow,...

evidently the required post count is 5000. Wow, why the huge gap between it and the 10-point? The gaps between the other designations were like 5 or 10 posts, or so it seemed.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-12-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 75,050
Posted By tdwinklr
not locked, free for the taking.

not locked, free for the taking.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-12-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,429
Posted By tdwinklr
don't worry, you won't mind laying around...

don't worry, you won't mind laying around afterward. They'll be pretty sore for a few days, regardless of what some of these guys say. Ice pack is your friend.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By tdwinklr
I have one of the Smith's pads that is compact...

I have one of the Smith's pads that is compact and stores inside the handle ... is the best sharpening tool I've ever had. Has a Course and a Fine side.
Wash it off after a few uses and its good to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,338
Posted By tdwinklr
interesting

interesting
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By tdwinklr
mine is placed about hip high facing the north,...

mine is placed about hip high facing the north, mainly because that's the only side with trees. Lately, all my corn is gone but nothing on the cam, can't figure it out. ??
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,004
Posted By tdwinklr
first of all, I don't buy new trucks or cars. ...

first of all, I don't buy new trucks or cars. Plenty of top-notch used ones out there to avoid negotiating with a knucklehead dealer and still wind up paying $20-35000 for a new vehicle that loses...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,561
Posted By tdwinklr
Champion, then Skeeter.

Champion, then Skeeter.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By tdwinklr
I've always heard this too from folks with...

I've always heard this too from folks with experience. Go with a guide a couple times and learn then later go on your own. Should have done the same when I was younger but didn't.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By tdwinklr
same here. I'm careful to keep it and my primers...

same here. I'm careful to keep it and my primers in the house even though I load in the shop.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,393
Posted By tdwinklr
expensive to rent one but I may have to soon,...

expensive to rent one but I may have to soon, plus it would be fun as all get out.
what is the going rate per day in DFW?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By tdwinklr
burn it over.

burn it over.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By tdwinklr
yep. Congrats!

yep. Congrats!
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