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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By MetalMan2004
I love my SP101 .357. I will say, I added Badger...

I love my SP101 .357. I will say, I added Badger boot grips and it tamed the recoil much better then the stock grip.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By MetalMan2004
The BP link is for the 3-9 and it shows...

The BP link is for the 3-9 and it shows originally $120. I search the BP sight for the 4-12 that academy had and didn’t see it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,613
Posted By MetalMan2004
Not sure where OP is, but I know Houston makes...

Not sure where OP is, but I know Houston makes you get a “dog license.” You have to renew (and repay) every few years. I wonder what percent of dog owners actually have that.

I’m curious why...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 934
Posted By MetalMan2004
Tagging this thread. Got drawn for a slug only...

Tagging this thread. Got drawn for a slug only hog hunt. In for advice.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,012
Posted By MetalMan2004
Sticks and dirt.

Sticks and dirt.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,528
Posted By MetalMan2004
If it was legit the hunter wouldn’t be able to...

If it was legit the hunter wouldn’t be able to stop smiling in the pictures.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,431
Posted By MetalMan2004
These are my favorite stories. I can relate. ...

These are my favorite stories. I can relate. I’ve shot 3 deer in 6 years on public land. Every year I add one piece of gear that makes it easier, but the first deer I shot was from the ground with...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-04-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By MetalMan2004
Oh man, if I had any extra vacation days I’d be...

Oh man, if I had any extra vacation days I’d be there in a heartbeat. Last year was tons of fun, but I felt like I was just beginning to figure a bit of the place out by the last day.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,960
Posted By MetalMan2004
Did you consciously decide not to kill it? Like...

Did you consciously decide not to kill it? Like you said, you don’t know how you’ll react until you are there, but I’d like to think I’d be taking that thing to the taxidermist. Good luck with your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By MetalMan2004
Noted for the future.

Noted for the future.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,624
Posted By MetalMan2004
Just now seeing this. I’ve been looking for just...

Just now seeing this. I’ve been looking for just such a deal and it’s out of stock... oh well, I snoozed and lost.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-03-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 42,050
Posted By MetalMan2004
He wouldíve looked really nice next year.

He wouldíve looked really nice next year.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-03-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 42,050
Posted By MetalMan2004
Anybody score this morning?

Anybody score this morning?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,605
Posted By MetalMan2004
In the several years of hunting Sam Houston...

In the several years of hunting Sam Houston Forest on opening day I’m sitting it out today. I’ll give it a couple weeks for the crazies to clear out. Last year there were 3 different shots 30...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-28-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,289
Posted By MetalMan2004
Interesting... Iíve only seen one or two drawn...

Interesting... Iíve only seen one or two drawn hunts in Texas that allow baiting. The vast majority do not allow baiting of any kind. Not sure about other states though.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-27-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By MetalMan2004
That doesnít seem like a great idea... after all,...

That doesnít seem like a great idea... after all, itís usually the guy on the next bench over complaining about your brake. Iíd say itís also a good idea to practice the way you shoot in the field. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By MetalMan2004
I hadnít seen these before. They look pretty...

I hadnít seen these before. They look pretty nice and theyíre cheap enough that I donít feel bad picking up a set just to try. I think Iíd put more faith in something like this than a cheap red...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By MetalMan2004
Thanks for the good info everyone. Glen, you are...

Thanks for the good info everyone. Glen, you are probably right. I’ve read a decent amount but I haven’t been to the range to see the accuracy I’m starting at with the basic setup I have. I’ll do...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By MetalMan2004
That’s a great gesture. If I was closer I’d be...

That’s a great gesture. If I was closer I’d be texting you!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By MetalMan2004
Slug gun advice

In the end I know Iím going to have to buy some stuff and head to the range to test it out, but Iíd like to hear from those who have slug gun experience before I start spending money.

I got drawn...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-26-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,289
Posted By MetalMan2004
Corn on public lands???

Corn on public lands???
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-21-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,284
Posted By MetalMan2004
After watching the videos of them breaking...

After watching the videos of them breaking through the MEXICAN border I’ll be surprised if things don’t get pretty gross. If militia will show up in the desert for Bundy, I have a feeling they’ll...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-19-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 42,966
Posted By MetalMan2004
The guy who declines that hunt is insane.

The guy who declines that hunt is insane.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,364
Posted By MetalMan2004
Are you currently going through a divorce with...

Are you currently going through a divorce with the landowner? Just curious.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,360
Posted By MetalMan2004
Be sure to try these top to bottom.

Be sure to try these top to bottom.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,648
Posted By MetalMan2004
If you can’t or won’t control your animals it...

If you can’t or won’t control your animals it should be everyone else’s problem. I understand there are unforeseen circumstances, but maybe you should buy a good insurance policy.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,360
Posted By MetalMan2004
I hear ozone does the trick

I hear ozone does the trick
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3,271
Views: 75,696
Posted By MetalMan2004
I do get your point and agree to some extent. ...

I do get your point and agree to some extent. The pitching and catching has DEFINITELY been sloppy the last two nights especially. If the call is correct though the Astros may (or may not) actually...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-18-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 42,050
Posted By MetalMan2004
I’ve never put them on a string, but bacon...

I’ve never put them on a string, but bacon wrapped with S&P is a pretty good way to go. I like mine just flame-kissed. That looks tasty.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-18-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,475
Posted By MetalMan2004
But itís a 100% legal business model and I heard...

But itís a 100% legal business model and I heard that anything legal must also be moral. :)
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3,271
Views: 75,696
Posted By MetalMan2004
I’ll agree there was some sloppiness in the...

I’ll agree there was some sloppiness in the Astros tonight, but it’s pretty rough when you have to play better than the other team AND the umps.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By MetalMan2004
Good luck to him. I got e-postcard hog there in...

Good luck to him. I got e-postcard hog there in February and man there is no info anywhere on this place.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-17-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 42,966
Posted By MetalMan2004
Well I can stop complaining now, I got E-postcard...

Well I can stop complaining now, I got E-postcard hog at Copper Breaks SP. 1 of 2 permits. Slugs from shotguns only, so I guess I need to buy a slug barrel.

Is the person with the other permit...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,395
Posted By MetalMan2004
I guess my question is how does everyone seem to...

I guess my question is how does everyone seem to have such easy access to a walk-in cooler??? Or are the walk-in folks mostly using a processor?

I’ve done the ice in the cooler with the drain open...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,303
Views: 128,313
Posted By MetalMan2004
Who here has tried the Isaac Bowman?I certainly...

Who here has tried the Isaac Bowman?I certainly like the John Bowman and I’ve liked other port finished whiskeys. Just curious if anyone here has tried it and what they think.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By MetalMan2004
I’ve added controllers to multiple fridges and I...

I’ve added controllers to multiple fridges and I love them. Never done it to a freezer but I doubt it would be any different.

I use the green Inkbird controller. I heard they came out with a...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-06-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By MetalMan2004
Tuning in. I bought the sit drag last year and...

Tuning in. I bought the sit drag last year and have all the stuff sitting on my desk to transform it, just haven’t gotten around to it. After about an hr with an awl I’m thinking a sewing machine...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-29-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 42,050
Posted By MetalMan2004
Well? Anyone connect this morning?

Well? Anyone connect this morning?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,664
Posted By MetalMan2004
“Lt. Dan!!! Ice cream!!!”

“Lt. Dan!!! Ice cream!!!”
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-29-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By MetalMan2004
I concur. This is (in theory) great for the...

I concur. This is (in theory) great for the wildlife and Iím very pro-public lands. Itís just a shame that TPWD has screwed up the draw system so that itís not really public access lands anymore,...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-29-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 42,050
Posted By MetalMan2004
Good luck out there. Hope y’all brought rain...

Good luck out there. Hope y’all brought rain gear. It’s coming down hard.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-19-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 42,050
Posted By MetalMan2004
Thats not a terrible idea. I certainly donít...

Thats not a terrible idea. I certainly donít blame anyone for playing the numbers game. I certainly donít have any better ideas.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,755
Posted By MetalMan2004
I didnít say that wasnít the case, I was simply...

I didnít say that wasnít the case, I was simply responding to the quote ďFootball is the ONLY thing in the school that is profitable.. Ē
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,755
Posted By MetalMan2004
And more sensible folks might realize that...

And more sensible folks might realize that running a restaurant is the best foodservice and retail education you can get, and that hands-on journalism training using real equipment is the best...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,755
Posted By MetalMan2004
10 games a years x 20,000 tickets x $10= $2...

10 games a years x 20,000 tickets x $10= $2 million / year.

That means that $60 million stadium doesn’t break even for 30 years on football revenue. 15 years if they have a Friday and Saturday...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-18-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 42,050
Posted By MetalMan2004
Well no antlerless permit for me this year. ...

Well no antlerless permit for me this year. Before they made the application electronic I got one every year and sometimes two. Now that its online Iíve not drawn one more than I have. Pains me to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,097
Posted By MetalMan2004
Iíve been seeing ďTexas HammerĒ commercials since...

Iíve been seeing ďTexas HammerĒ commercials since probably 1990. Canít believe heís still alive, much less working. IMO there are plenty worse commercials out there, but like you I try to skip them...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 973
Posted By MetalMan2004
Use a uric acid deoderizer/ eradicator.

Use a uric acid deoderizer/ eradicator.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By MetalMan2004
Iíd call Marlin on Monday and say a prayer that...

Iíd call Marlin on Monday and say a prayer that theyíll fix it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,563
Posted By MetalMan2004
Yeah I used the weong numbers but the point...

Yeah I used the weong numbers but the point remains. 10 years at 0% on a $70,000 truck at year 5 youíd still owe $35,000. Still way over your head if you get in a wreck or have to sell it.
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