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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-08-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,776
Posted By Jimbo47
THIS is a tack driver!!!!! I've got one of...

THIS is a tack driver!!!!!
I've got one of these that all the bullets go into the same hole!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,047
Posted By Jimbo47
This site has come a long way. I remember years...

This site has come a long way.
I remember years back just having a conversation and being pro crossbow would get you banned......Speaking from experience.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,989
Posted By Jimbo47
Probably drives a Honda Ridgeline!

Probably drives a Honda Ridgeline!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jimbo47
If in doubt let it walk, and don't take advise...

If in doubt let it walk, and don't take advise from a forum to make up your mind!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,908
Posted By Jimbo47
They took their foot off the gas at the end of...

They took their foot off the gas at the end of the game with just minutes left, which could have easily lost them the game.
Lesson one is you don't do that with Brady as the QB!...Never, and if they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,635
Posted By Jimbo47
I've got a neighbor I hunt with and it's usually...

I've got a neighbor I hunt with and it's usually 50/50 when he gets a shot at a deer.
I've checked his gun after he's missed in the past and it's a tack driver.
I mention buck fever to him and he...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,336
Posted By Jimbo47
Buying your own land can have plenty of cons as...

Buying your own land can have plenty of cons as it can have pros.
You are stuck with your neighbors, especially if it's smaller acreage, and yes you may hunt a few years with wonderful neighbors...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,946
Posted By Jimbo47
Just curious why that gives him an extra 10"...

Just curious why that gives him an extra 10" ?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-14-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,676
Posted By Jimbo47
A 30-30 in an AR would be a 7.62 x 39 if you...

A 30-30 in an AR would be a 7.62 x 39 if you always wanted one.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,539
Posted By Jimbo47
I've got a long sling on mine so I can put my...

I've got a long sling on mine so I can put my head and arm through it and the crossbow rides at an angle across my back.
Works good with a fanny pack.
I've never tried it with my backpack, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,402
Posted By Jimbo47
I would be telling a lie if I said I got every...

I would be telling a lie if I said I got every deer I ever shot with a bow, and I laugh when I hear someone brag, they've never lost a deer they shot with a bow.
You hunt long enough and it's going...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,402
Posted By Jimbo47
Listen for coyotes this morning and also for...

Listen for coyotes this morning and also for birds raising a ruckus, and
if it's quiet could mean the deer is still alive or escaped to the next county which is a good sign it could survive.

As a...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-25-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Jimbo47
Agreed, and I hunted there 16 years straight, and...

Agreed, and I hunted there 16 years straight, and quit in 2005 when the writing on the wall was pretty obvious.
Out of curiosity I returned the last 2 seasons mainly because I actually missed the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,563
Posted By Jimbo47
Kind of what I thought? That would be after a...

Kind of what I thought?
That would be after a first cool front down here!
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 09-24-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By Jimbo47
118 to 120 I hunted Bandera county many years...

118 to 120
I hunted Bandera county many years ago and that would have been a monster where I hunted.
Good luck this weekend, hope you get him!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-22-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Jimbo47
Good luck with that, and I couldn't agree more,...

Good luck with that, and I couldn't agree more, but the GENIE is already out of the bottle!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,964
Posted By Jimbo47
I love John Wayne, and also Chuck Norris, but...

I love John Wayne, and also Chuck Norris, but both of them together couldn't go head to head with Rambo!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-21-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,054
Posted By Jimbo47
Kind of like sitting in an oak tree stand that is...

Kind of like sitting in an oak tree stand that is dropping acorns, and the deer feeding all around you?
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-17-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By Jimbo47
This is more than likely the problem. Just a...

This is more than likely the problem. Just a slight variation from how you griped the bow previously makes a big difference.
Anchor is likely as well, but I don't think anchor is something that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By Jimbo47
Feds don't have a sense of humor! :D

Feds don't have a sense of humor! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By Jimbo47
You might be getting a knock on the door because...

You might be getting a knock on the door because there is no statue of limitations......Seriously, it's a federal offense!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By Jimbo47
Be very careful and wear a respirator! My...

Be very careful and wear a respirator!
My neighbor almost died from cleaning out a blind that an owl nested in.
We've got an old blind now that a buzzard nested in and I won't touch it, and neither...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,768
Posted By Jimbo47
Or setting them up! :D

Or setting them up! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jimbo47
I've probably shot more deer wearing blue jeans...

I've probably shot more deer wearing blue jeans and a dark colored shirt than anything else.
I used to wear camo coveralls when I left straight from work for an evening hunt.
I don't worry about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,610
Posted By Jimbo47
I've never owned one of those high dollar popups,...

I've never owned one of those high dollar popups, and probably never will.
My less expensive blinds have held up now for several years. I just spray them down before I put them away and before I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 25,999
Posted By Jimbo47
Just a few years ago a woman was kayaking on our...

Just a few years ago a woman was kayaking on our local lake that I fish often and from a kayak also.
She flipped her kayak and got back on it and later that night came down with a serious headache...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,717
Posted By Jimbo47
Inspect the arrow, flex it, and hold by one end...

Inspect the arrow, flex it, and hold by one end and tap it and listen to the sound compared to another arrow.
Change the head and use it.
I had an old fiberglass arrow explode in my bow and send...
Forum: Traditional 09-11-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By Jimbo47
Do you unstring your bow after your practice...

Do you unstring your bow after your practice session?
Try leaving the bow strung after shooting for a week or two to stretch and break in the string.
My bow is about the same as yours, so I leave...
Forum: Traditional 09-11-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Jimbo47
If you are going to shoot 3 under, I would...

If you are going to shoot 3 under, I would recommend the tab. In my opinion I get a smoother release with more even pressure on the string with the tab.
I'm not going to say one is better than the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,106
Posted By Jimbo47
Most all quality broadheads will fly true if your...

Most all quality broadheads will fly true if your bow is properly tuned. Your field tipped arrows should match your broadhead tipped hunting arrows in weight and spine if you expect them to impact...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,122
Posted By Jimbo47
You mean like over half the car drivers on the...

You mean like over half the car drivers on the roads today? :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,122
Posted By Jimbo47
If you just want to get exercise and ride around...

If you just want to get exercise and ride around the neighborhood don't spend a lot of money.
Just go down to Walmart and they have decent bikes for what you want to do.
If you don't keep at it or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jimbo47
When I did use the feeder it was only to keep the...

When I did use the feeder it was only to keep the deer in the area, but it's only good for keeping the hogs and turkey around where I hunt.
By the time the hogs and turkeys get their fill, the deer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,972
Posted By Jimbo47
That 90% are the same ones that jack up a 2WD...

That 90% are the same ones that jack up a 2WD pickup and put huge mud tires on it to make their truck look like a 4WD. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,972
Posted By Jimbo47
Or having to call one of your buddies that has a...

Or having to call one of your buddies that has a 4WD to have to drive out and pull you out! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Jimbo47
Chevy has given up their man card. They also...

Chevy has given up their man card.
They also have given up the man card with the key fob activated self lowering and raising tail gate......Soccer moms are gushing with glee!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,972
Posted By Jimbo47
People who say you don't need a 4WD just don't...

People who say you don't need a 4WD just don't get off the hard top or hard pack very much.
If you do, then you know your limitations!
Some say you just get stuck deeper in the woods with a 4WD,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 811
Posted By Jimbo47
I give it a plus 3! I bought mine 2 years ago...

I give it a plus 3!
I bought mine 2 years ago and this will be the third season I've had it.
As mentioned, it's got a lot of room. I'm 6' and I can stand up and stretch my legs, but I prefer to...
Forum: Traditional 09-02-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Jimbo47
Going from a compound to traditional, it doesn't...

Going from a compound to traditional, it doesn't matter that you could pull 75# with a compound with a high let off, and expect to be able to pull near that same weight with a traditional bow.
The...
Forum: Traditional 08-30-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jimbo47
One reason that I can see for a smaller tab is...

One reason that I can see for a smaller tab is allowing your finger to anchor at the corner of the mouth. I tried mine and I was satisfied that I didn't have to do any trimming.
Forum: Traditional 08-29-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jimbo47
Got my 3 under tab today! Looks good, and I'll...

Got my 3 under tab today!
Looks good, and I'll be trying it out this weekend!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jimbo47
I'm reading a book that was written in 1900 about...

I'm reading a book that was written in 1900 about the early settlers of Texas and Indian fighters, and there are several stories where they mention eating Jerky and dipping it in honey.
I guess...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By Jimbo47
I bought a truck last year and I had oil all over...

I bought a truck last year and I had oil all over the area around the oil filter and it leaked all under the cross member under the engine, and left a pretty big oil spot on the driveway.
I washed...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,405
Posted By Jimbo47
Pay up and have someone cut it once or twice a...

Pay up and have someone cut it once or twice a year. Better than letting it go just because your $40 deal fell through.
Buy a riding mower or tractor and be done with it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,605
Posted By Jimbo47
Did you talk to him about those first couple of...

Did you talk to him about those first couple of times?
If you didn't express your concerns with him one on one, then you may be in for a tough time, and others may not want to get involved once you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,850
Posted By Jimbo47
If they want to be seen as educators instead of...

If they want to be seen as educators instead of law enforcement, they should explain the harm the hogs are doing to property and livestock.
Instead they want to be seen as the nice guys in white...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,850
Posted By Jimbo47
I would agree that the GW should be a little more...

I would agree that the GW should be a little more heavy handed when the violations are blatant.
Instead they give a ticket for less serious violations and let a lot of others go.
That in my opinion...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By Jimbo47
I did my own, and it took about conservatively...

I did my own, and it took about conservatively about 30 minutes per headlight.
Sand paper is cheap, and soapy dish water to dip the sandpaper in.
Plenty of youtube videos on this, but the only true...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By Jimbo47
I paint mine once with spary on rattle can...

I paint mine once with spary on rattle can rustolium when I first build them, and then when the rust starts to show it just gives a nice patina.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,246
Posted By Jimbo47
Only me and my wife, but I always seem to fill up...

Only me and my wife, but I always seem to fill up an 8 passenger GMC Yukon about once a month and before that I had a Chevy van I drove for years.
I've also got a crew cab pickup that sees a lot of...
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