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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By Draco
I know that Raye Carrington passed away but I...

I know that Raye Carrington passed away but I think her b&b is still open on the Llano out side of Mason. My wife and I have stayed there a couple times through the years and it is very nice and of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,403
Posted By Draco
As a P&Y myself, I would be bereft in my duties...

As a P&Y myself, I would be bereft in my duties if I didn't give you a hard time about it. It will be in the hand book you get in the mail.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By Draco
I think of Tenkara as a gentleman's cane pole.

I think of Tenkara as a gentleman's cane pole.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Draco
Not on the Colorado close to the ranch?

Not on the Colorado close to the ranch?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Draco
On our tenth and again on our 30th, we stayed at...

On our tenth and again on our 30th, we stayed at a b&b on the Llano river. We kayaked all of it around the B&B. We did it during the week and were the only ones there. It was great but might not be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,303
Posted By Draco
I shot a glue coated, ring shank through my thumb...

I shot a glue coated, ring shank through my thumb and into my index finger, nailing them together at the very start of building my house. Did it twice more during the build with smaller nails. Last...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 72,100
Posted By Draco
Chris, when did you start fly fishing?

Chris, when did you start fly fishing?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,403
Posted By Draco
I think you mean Pope and...

I think you mean Pope and Young...............newby.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,805
Posted By Draco
We would all probably be amazed with just how...

We would all probably be amazed with just how many we do walk by and don't see. In the 20 years I've lived at this house, I've killed 67 rattle snakes. No telling how many I've walked right by. Thank...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-13-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Draco
Clean, simple with nice lines. I wish more custom...

Clean, simple with nice lines. I wish more custom makers would make knives that way.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Draco
Also called a peavy.

Also called a peavy.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 72,100
Posted By Draco
I will be doing a seminar on fly fishing for...

I will be doing a seminar on fly fishing for bigger bass at the Hill Country Fly Fishers in Fredricksburg this Thursday. If any one is in the area then stop on by, it will be fun.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By Draco
He can't use purlins unless he cuts them to fit...

He can't use purlins unless he cuts them to fit between the posts because the tin doesn't go out far enough to cover the wall tin if he does. The angle is the best bet. Use TEK screws. They will...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-10-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,158
Posted By Draco
Think about the good these skilled workers could...

Think about the good these skilled workers could do for Mexico if they went back..............nope, cartels.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Draco
I would think you could go to your local welding...

I would think you could go to your local welding shop and talk to them. A basic flatbed for that truck would be simple to build and I wouldn't think very expensive either.

If you do skirt down the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,726
Posted By Draco
I find it odd that you jumped the time spectrum...

I find it odd that you jumped the time spectrum here, Mr. Timemachine.:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By Draco
I would screw it. It will just be so much faster...

I would screw it. It will just be so much faster than welding and those hoop sheds are very thin metal. If you ever decide to pour a slab, with the angle turned outward, the angle becomes the forms....
Forum: Traditional 07-09-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By Draco
Will you put lights and ornaments on it after...

Will you put lights and ornaments on it after Thanksgiving?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Draco
Wuuut? Crazy people.

Wuuut? Crazy people.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By Draco
Use angle at the bottom turned outward so it...

Use angle at the bottom turned outward so it makes a ledge for the tin to set on. The middle and the top, use 2"x2"x1/8" angle and notch like sasqy said. Cheapest way and still stout.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By Draco
I'm amazed at the different experiences people...

I'm amazed at the different experiences people have at the different places. My wife and I went to Grand Central today after reading this thread last night. We stood inside the front door with about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 72,100
Posted By Draco
One of my hunting buddy's son wanted to get into...

One of my hunting buddy's son wanted to get into fly fishing. I had a rod, reel and line that I got cheap a while back so gave that to him. His Dad took him to buy some flies and took him fishing. He...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Draco
From your posts, I'm pretty sure you can install...

From your posts, I'm pretty sure you can install it. It's not complicated. If it is far enough from the wall, you shouldn't need any thing. I have rock on the wall behind ours in this house but...
Forum: Traditional 07-08-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By Draco
That looks good, glad the tree worked out so good...

That looks good, glad the tree worked out so good for you.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-07-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,128
Posted By Draco
What happened to the thread by the lady that...

What happened to the thread by the lady that couldn't even use their 20+ thousand acre ranch because of illegals? Yeah, they didn't have any problems with them either.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Draco
I was stunned that they also make axes, hatchets,...

I was stunned that they also make axes, hatchets, kitchen knives, dehorners and bedeezers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By Draco
Every man should have a shop. You will really...

Every man should have a shop. You will really enjoy it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Draco
I mainly use 3/0 to 5/0 for bass flies and...

I mainly use 3/0 to 5/0 for bass flies and poppers and try never to use "fly" hooks. Any thing to do with fly tying and the price is triple or more than just hooks. My favorite is the straight worm...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Draco
Mr. Moore is still alive and you can call him to...

Mr. Moore is still alive and you can call him to talk to him about his knives. I don't have the # but can get it for you.

I just gave one of the young men that works for me a MM Trapper with the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By Draco
Get a boat that is a little of both and has the...

Get a boat that is a little of both and has the advantages of both. That would be the Native Ultimate, very light, and lots of room and a lot like a canoe.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,705
Posted By Draco
"71 Chevy 4x4 '66 Colt Gold Cup with Colt...

"71 Chevy 4x4
'66 Colt Gold Cup with Colt fitted .22 conversion kit
Model 53 S&W in .22 Jet with 8 3/8" barrel
Darne 28 ga. SxS shotgun 3rd level up from field gun level
Wing C2 take down recurve
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By Draco
They change colors to match what ever they are...

They change colors to match what ever they are close to, much like the Green Anole lizards.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-01-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By Draco
I've used 1 1/4" EMT slipped into 1 1/2" EMT for...

I've used 1 1/4" EMT slipped into 1 1/2" EMT for mine. Probably made around 40 of them through the years. My friend, who weighs right at 300# hunts off of them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 72,100
Posted By Draco
There are so many good vices out now that it is...

There are so many good vices out now that it is hard to recommend just one. I've tied on several and liked them all. I've been using a Renzetti for several years now and like it fine but any of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,376
Posted By Draco
Grinders with cutting discs are even worse yet. I...

Grinders with cutting discs are even worse yet. I dropped one on my leg once and 34 stitches later I was good to go. I just hated that the jeans were so new.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,563
Posted By Draco
I repaired my neighbors pipe fence for an old...

I repaired my neighbors pipe fence for an old welding machine. Then I traded the welding machine for a 16' flat bottom boat with a 50 HP Evinrude on it. Just sold the boat for a thousand and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,869
Posted By Draco
Be glad it wasn't Chew. He would have told you...

Be glad it wasn't Chew. He would have told you corny jokes until you begged to go to jail.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,447
Posted By Draco
I had to replace several sheets of tin on a...

I had to replace several sheets of tin on a building that I built for a customer several years ago. It had been hit by a landscaping tractor. The inside walls had to be redone as well. I didn't find...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Draco
Ricky Powers of Power's Electric. Great guy, did...

Ricky Powers of Power's Electric. Great guy, did our house and likes fire arms and hunting.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 823
Posted By Draco
The Off trick usually lasts quite a while for me....

The Off trick usually lasts quite a while for me. I just did it a couple day ago and can't even remember the last time I did it but some time last year.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Draco
If your more north in Austin, you might want to...

If your more north in Austin, you might want to join the San Gabriel Fly fishers in Georgetown. We have many fly tying demonstrations and loaner equipment for beginners. As was mentioned, Chris at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By Draco
They may be a home made device to clamp onto the...

They may be a home made device to clamp onto the cresting hootus to mark the exact place to take the color to, one from each direction.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Draco
So bad arrow flight can be good.

So bad arrow flight can be good.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By Draco
Sounds like it would smell like the men's room at...

Sounds like it would smell like the men's room at a Texaco.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Draco
Looks like he is good with all the probing and...

Looks like he is good with all the probing and poking. He looks like a fine young man.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,859
Posted By Draco
It's part heeler.

It's part heeler.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Draco
I think you would have to etch the existing paint...

I think you would have to etch the existing paint to get other paint to stick to it. Vinegar would probably work but there are commercial products out there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By Draco
I looked at them on line and they have completely...

I looked at them on line and they have completely changed them. Mine are dark brown. I will keep using my Sage Smallmouth and Largemouth before buying any more.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By Draco
That may be up to discussion.:D

That may be up to discussion.:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Draco
That is the way I built mine in my shop but I...

That is the way I built mine in my shop but I used 2 7/8" pipe for the verticals and it slipped into 3 1/2" pipe. I used 4" channel for the bottom pieces and my wheels are much stouter than those. It...
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