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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
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Because - 1) Tips aren't mandatory 2) If, as...

Because -
1) Tips aren't mandatory
2) If, as a business owner, you feel like you deserve an extra $50 for your service, you should charge for it up front rather than panhandle for it.
3) See #1
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,352
Posted By quackadikt
That's a bad example. If the landscaper doesn't...

That's a bad example. If the landscaper doesn't do a good job, you hire a new one. Same with your banker. In a service-based industry, if your service provider isn't performing to your standards, you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By quackadikt
I am, but I come to Texas a few times a year. My...

I am, but I come to Texas a few times a year. My in-laws live in Pipe Creek, so something within a few hrs of there would be best.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By quackadikt
I'm definitely not interested in glorified...

I'm definitely not interested in glorified petting zoos.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By quackadikt
That's one place I was wondering about. ...

That's one place I was wondering about.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By quackadikt
I wish I could, but I'm a single Dad that...

I wish I could, but I'm a single Dad that week...my wife has to leave for a conference that week.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By quackadikt
I think if I get the chance to go on a hunting...

I think if I get the chance to go on a hunting trip to Alaska, I'm going to be chasing something other than rams [emoji16]

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By quackadikt
Ram hunts?

Ok, so school me on ram hunts.

I can't believe I'm actually putting this out for the world to see, but I kind of want one or two of those curly horned things euro'd on my wall. I never thought...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 06-21-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By quackadikt
Horse protein tubs?

Has anyone put those Horselic tubs(or something simliar) out for deer before? I would think it would be another form of attractant, and I would think that 13% protein and 15% fat couldn't do anything...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-20-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By quackadikt
When I put the strings on, the bow was 100% to...

When I put the strings on, the bow was 100% to spec, so I've definitely got no complaints there. I've talked with him and he's wanting to see some photos of the serving separation and peep rotation...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,009
Posted By quackadikt
No help, but I'm tagging the thread for updates....

No help, but I'm tagging the thread for updates. That looks awesome!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,117
Posted By quackadikt
All I've got to contribute is a big, "Thanks" for...

All I've got to contribute is a big, "Thanks" for beating the dog chit out of the Gamecocks.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-19-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By quackadikt
Strings

Just wondering what strings people are shooting and why. I bought a set of Catfish Customs off of Archery Talk and I haven't been very happy with them. Some peep rotation and serving separation and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 417,486
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Yea, they're ridiculous. They gave me two of...

Yea, they're ridiculous. They gave me two of those beasts for Spring turkey. Pretty sure I could have figured out a way to put my two spring turkey tags, my elk tag, and my deer tag on that same...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 417,486
Posted By quackadikt
We're finally starting to get a few scattered...

We're finally starting to get a few scattered showers the last few days, but it hasn't been anything to get too excited about yet. Weatherman is calling for an inch or so over the weekend though....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By quackadikt
The Rio below Elephant Butte has some stocker...

The Rio below Elephant Butte has some stocker trout in the winter. Cold water is way north from this part of the state.

You're a long ways from most fly fishing in T or C. I'm guessing you're...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-15-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,117
Posted By quackadikt
Yea, I'm pretty sure that it is. The 1%(wealthy)...

Yea, I'm pretty sure that it is. The 1%(wealthy) owned slaves. The majority picked their own cotton on their 40 acres they homesteaded.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-15-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,117
Posted By quackadikt
You do realize that the South fought for State's...

You do realize that the South fought for State's rights, don't you? They didn't start a war over slavery, that's how the North spun it. There were slaves in Northern states before and during the war.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-11-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,265
Posted By quackadikt
Edisto Island in South Carolina. The last quiet...

Edisto Island in South Carolina. The last quiet beach in the state.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By quackadikt
Somewhere between Bird Island and the south end...

Somewhere between Bird Island and the south end of the Land Cut :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 591
Posted By quackadikt
DEFINITELY go visit Howth. We went, hoping to...

DEFINITELY go visit Howth. We went, hoping to make it out to see Ireland's Eye, but the weather was crap. Somehow, we found some kind of river-dance show there that was really neat, and went to a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By quackadikt
Yup, I've had one around 4 years or so I guess....

Yup, I've had one around 4 years or so I guess. Can't be beat for the price. I used the Charcoal plate as a warming/tuning plate in the cook chamber, and the grill in the firebox as the charcoal/wood...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,372
Posted By quackadikt
With hooves? Oryx(gemsbock) hands down. I'd throw...

With hooves? Oryx(gemsbock) hands down. I'd throw 10 lbs of elk steak in the trash to get a few bites of oryx, and I really like elk.

Feathers would either be quail or wild turkey.

Fins would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By quackadikt
I put up 2 cheapo WGI cameras before my last elk...

I put up 2 cheapo WGI cameras before my last elk hunt a couple years ago and left them out for a couple of months in the Gila and they worked just fine.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By quackadikt
I'm headed to TSC shortly. Hopefully they have a...

I'm headed to TSC shortly. Hopefully they have a few!

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-04-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By quackadikt
Well, I think it'll be 125s. I was in a hurry,...

Well, I think it'll be 125s. I was in a hurry, but I shot 2 fletched and a bareshafts(with tape added for weight to equal vanes/wraps) at 20 yards with 100, 125, and 150gr heads. 125s grouped the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By quackadikt
They have. They've been going up for us since the...

They have. They've been going up for us since the middle/end of December.

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-01-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By quackadikt
Thanks for the info. I'll do that.

Thanks for the info. I'll do that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 7,266
Posted By quackadikt
No chit. There is ZERO ACTUAL scientific...

No chit.

There is ZERO ACTUAL scientific evidence that proves vaccines to ANYTHING other than keeping your child from contracting and spreading God-awful diseases/viruses. There's plenty of...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-01-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,950
Posted By quackadikt
I think it's called "momentum".

I think it's called "momentum".
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-01-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By quackadikt
Arrow setup comparison

So, I think I'm down to splitting hairs here, and I hope I didn't go too crazy on being heavy like this, but here is where I am.

60lb Obsession Turmoil RZ @ 28"

Arrow is a VAP 350 with 95gr SS...
Forum: Photography 05-01-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 877
Posted By quackadikt
I could use a nifty fifty for shooting photos of...

I could use a nifty fifty for shooting photos of this little guy.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180501/58759d6c41a205a8d5b7c359ae4f78c3.jpg

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 427
Posted By quackadikt
You can't go off of feather tips color. We've...

You can't go off of feather tips color. We've killed quite a few birds in the Gila that are a little more buff than white, and there have never been birds released into the Gila that I've ever heard...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-29-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By quackadikt
That's how and where I did I too...sure is an...

That's how and where I did I too...sure is an awesome way to kill deer.



TSS is fantastic stuff no doubt, and I bet that tri-ball load would be awesome, but I have a hard time believing you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-28-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By quackadikt
I've killed a lot of deer with buckshot. I think...

I've killed a lot of deer with buckshot. I think the furthest I ever killed one with buckshot was 65-70 yards with 3" 00 out of a 30" fixed full Remington bbl, and 9-10 of the 12 pellets were in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
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I was thinking that same thing last night. ...

I was thinking that same thing last night.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By quackadikt
That's crazy, because I didn't go 5 minutes from...

That's crazy, because I didn't go 5 minutes from the time we turned on the hwy without seeing deer.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By quackadikt
Actually, it does. It's exit 273 on I-10, just...

Actually, it does. It's exit 273 on I-10, just east of Ft. Stockton. And runs smack dab into San Angelo through Girvin, Rankin, Big Lake, Barnhart, and Mertzon.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By quackadikt
Muleys the first few miles, then nothing but wood...

Muleys the first few miles, then nothing but wood goats after that.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By quackadikt
Leases on Hwy 67

If you've got a lease between I-10 and San Angelo on hwy 67, you need to go check your feeders to make sure they're running! I think every deer in that country was on the highway last night! Saw more...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-27-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By quackadikt
What did you hit to curl the tips??

What did you hit to curl the tips??
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-27-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,186
Posted By quackadikt
I've used Badlands, Eberlestock, Mystery Ranch,...

I've used Badlands, Eberlestock, Mystery Ranch, and currently a Kuiu. Honestly, I didn't like the Badlands(2200) or Eberlestock(Just One) at all. I love the MR belt and the bag I had(Longbow), but it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,732
Posted By quackadikt
Best cut I've ever had was a Beef Club cut from...

Best cut I've ever had was a Beef Club cut from Slovacek's in Snook. I'd never seen them before, and haven't seen them since. Priced like a sirloin and eats like a T-bone and Ribeye made a love child.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-27-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By quackadikt
I'm going to stick with a 2 blade just to help...

I'm going to stick with a 2 blade just to help with penetration on elk(Magnus will have bleeders). Not as worried about it for deer, to be honest with you. Leaning towards the Cutthroats and Magnus...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-27-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By quackadikt
I'm thinking Stinger Buzzcuts with bleeders,...

I'm thinking Stinger Buzzcuts with bleeders, Cutthroat single bevels, or Kudupoints(also single bevels) for my setup. I've got an elk hunt in Sept, I'll be in Texas trying to kill a couple whitetails...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By quackadikt
Good deal. I'm not going to be hiding it, it'll...

Good deal. I'm not going to be hiding it, it'll be up Sept-Jan or so then come down till the next year.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By quackadikt
Awesome. Thanks for the feedback. Sent...

Awesome. Thanks for the feedback.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By quackadikt
.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180426/835df06...

.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180426/835df06441f10bb9ab060a61967edcea.jpg

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-26-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By quackadikt
I'm thinking they're going to shoot great....

I'm thinking they're going to shoot great. Waiting on some 150gr field points to get here so I can give them a test run. I can't remember off the top of my head, but I think to the end of the...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-26-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,163
Posted By quackadikt
Got everything put together with 150gr heads and...

Got everything put together with 150gr heads and FOC is 19%. Haven't shot them to get speed yet, so not sure what kind of Momentum and KE I'll have, but I'm betting it'll be good enough for what I've...
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