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Forum: Equipment and Tuning Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 94
Posted By Rat
Spot Hogg used to make one as well, I can't...

Spot Hogg used to make one as well, I can't remember the name right now; but it has also been discontinued.

I don't think anyone is making one right now in current production.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 424
Posted By Rat
If this is the release you want I suggest you get...

If this is the release you want I suggest you get on the email list; when they are back in stock they do not last long. Another option would be to go over to Archery Talk and find one in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 424
Posted By Rat
Another option for a two release fit would be the...

Another option for a two release fit would be the Tru Ball Abyss and Fulcrum, go with the Flex series; the adjustable finger position is a big help.

Tru Ball also has the GOAT which is a hinge...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
C'mon Bisch, you know you wanna go!

C'mon Bisch, you know you wanna go!
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-18-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Rat
Muzzy have pretty good build quality. Spin each...

Muzzy have pretty good build quality. Spin each one while on the shaft, then shoot it for POI. You shouldn't need to shoot them more than a few times unless you have a tune issue.

The short...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
Maybe not a bad idea, just leave it in the...

Maybe not a bad idea, just leave it in the vehicle and retrieve when needed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
Yes, Wednesday, February 20th is when I am...

Yes, Wednesday, February 20th is when I am talking about; Wednesday before the hunt.

Have Jordan come out on Wednesday, I'll keep her warm until you get there! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
Okay, so who's coming out on Wednesday? I will be...

Okay, so who's coming out on Wednesday? I will be there about Noon-ish on Wednesday. So you early birds will have a ride to camp if you so choose.

The early bird gets the worm, but the second...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-15-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,292
Views: 1,085,196
Posted By Rat
Come on out, you can learn everything you need in...

Come on out, you can learn everything you need in one fun filled weekend!

GRXH 2019: Join the caravan! (https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=712713)
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
Glad you're attending brother; first drink is on...

Glad you're attending brother; first drink is on me!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
let me help you out there little buddy... ...

let me help you out there little buddy...

has boat:
rat +1
paintman and grinder
stoof (kayak)
tp3+1
briar friar
stinkbelly
bho0351 (+1 possibly)
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,096
Posted By Rat
Your analogy may be correct, I'm not really sure...

Your analogy may be correct, I'm not really sure what the reason is behind the more clearly defined line.

Being able to openly debate a topic will inherently cause the lines to be more defined;...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,096
Posted By Rat
Hunting lexicon and jargon is an interesting...

Hunting lexicon and jargon is an interesting conversation, with the right person.

It is very interesting to see how the words have changed over the years and for what reasons.

Jumping the...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-13-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Rat
Back in the day, ALL bows had outboard mounted...

Back in the day, ALL bows had outboard mounted yokes like this; true dual cams had the same configuration as the overdrive binary in this respect.

I understand your concern, but it's really...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-13-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Rat
Yep...

Yep...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-13-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Rat
Here is my kydex holster for my release, but your...

Here is my kydex holster for my release, but your lanyard solution does the same thing...
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181113/3ec96534193b328427922f912fec5a4b.jpg

Sent from my SM-G930P...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-13-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Rat
That's why i ask, I don't know what's in your...

That's why i ask, I don't know what's in your head!

I dropped mine from the tripod once, so I made a holder for it. I'll post the picture in a minute.

As far as the click, I have never heard...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-13-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,826
Posted By Rat
Holey robot resurrection Batman! But since...

Holey robot resurrection Batman!

But since we are on the subject.
I shoot a Spot Hogg Hogg Father. The wheel design spreads out the yardage marks and makes it easier to see, I MUST have...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-13-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Rat
If you are shooting so much better with the hinge...

If you are shooting so much better with the hinge why even debate using another style release aid?

This is a specific question, not trying to be an *******.

Do you think you will not have the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
Absolutely! Coming back from the dead, twice,...

Absolutely! Coming back from the dead, twice, qualifies as a medical impairment!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By Rat
This Sam and Xena about two months ago still in...

This Sam and Xena about two months ago still in their puppy groom.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181113/2c8436ecfb98de957af076c755f5cede.jpg

Sent from my SM-G930P using Tapatalk
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By Rat
Standards are the best, I have two reds. A...

Standards are the best, I have two reds.

A breeder local to Austin is Providential Poodles (find them on facebook). The owner is Wendy and she is a top notch person, not running a puppy mill and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
Plenty of opportunities, but it's up to you to...

Plenty of opportunities, but it's up to you to capitalize on them! We have had some good trad action the last few years, hell even Widstix killed a pig a few years ago...:D

Bring it, but no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
For those of you who would like a trip down...

For those of you who would like a trip down memory lane and for the newbies; here is the GRXH legacy thread.

This thread contains all GRXH threads (post crash) known to man. Peruse at your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rat
GRXH 2019, Join the Caravan!

Build the wall? H*** NO!

Check backgrounds? H*** NO!

Keep people out? H*** NO!

Welcome all who come? H*** YES!

Get drunk and naked? H*** YES!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By Rat
GRXH 2018, Take a knee!...

GRXH 2018, Take a knee! (https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=671248&highlight=grxh+legacy)

GRXH 2018, Take a stand! (2018 recap thread)...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Rat
Momentum = mass x velocity / 225400 .56 slug

Momentum = mass x velocity / 225400

.56 slug
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-02-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Rat
Everything is a compromise; if you are putting...

Everything is a compromise; if you are putting arrows into a 4 x 4 square at 60 yards you are doing it right. I don't care what the speed is...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-02-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rat
Sounds like you are on the right track. Please...

Sounds like you are on the right track. Please keep me updated so I can compare the three archery programs to what works best for you. I keep a database of these things so I can see what happens in...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-02-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Rat
It may seem that way when looking at the numbers...

It may seem that way when looking at the numbers and if you are used to shooting light, fast combos. But 270 is a good speed with almost a 500 gr arrow and is the speed I generally shoot for on my...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-02-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Rat
I don't see how an arrow can be too long, it...

I don't see how an arrow can be too long, it tunes where it tunes.

It would be the same as saying you don't want to add 4 grains of powder when working up a load for a rifle; if it shoots better...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-02-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Rat
Good question. I have been using TAP Pro for...

Good question.
I have been using TAP Pro for years, and I put a lot of faith into that program, but I always felt it was a little stiff; and maybe that's by design.

To be honest, I'm not a good...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Rat
Looks like I ran a few things incorrectly the...

Looks like I ran a few things incorrectly the first time. Here is the original arrow again, but with corrected input.

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Here is the Elk arrow I would build. I used a Carinivore shaft as...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Rat
Is that a... Lab Rat?

Is that a...





Lab Rat?
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Rat
This is OnTarget2 by Pinwheel, it works pretty...

This is OnTarget2 by Pinwheel, it works pretty good, I just started using it again in the last few weeks.

I have been using TAP Pro for years, but he hasn't updated his 2018 database yet so I an...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Rat
Okay, that was just about the stupidest thing...

Okay, that was just about the stupidest thing I've ever done. I think I have them all correct now; I was posting another arrow build and was having a brain fart as to why the images I posted didn't...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Rat
Puncher51 Arrow Build

Im just trying to get a better setup for hunting elk, as well as white tails, hogs, and exotics.
I shoot a Mathews DXT, 28.5 draw, 70#. My arrows are Easton Axis 340s, cut at 28 3/8. I was...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Rat
HDWrench Arrow Build

Arrow Da Torch 400 7.2 GPI shaft is 27.5 6 mm RPS insert press in 6 mm nock Running Slick trick 4 blade 100 grain .

Bow Hoyt carbon fiber SPYDER shooting 63 lbs I do not recall what the chrono...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rat
I'm going to start a thread for you HDWrench,...

I'm going to start a thread for you HDWrench, post will up shortly.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By Rat
I was looking forward to chiming in on this one,...

I was looking forward to chiming in on this one, but it looks like everything I would have said has already been said.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Rat
First chart is of the arrow as specified; and, as...

First chart is of the arrow as specified; and, as you thought, it is a little stiff.

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Here is the same arrow with the dynamic and static spine matched. To answer you question and to get...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-30-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rat
What vanes and what draw length on the bow? What...

What vanes and what draw length on the bow? What Carbon Spyder; Turbo, 30 or 34?

What are you looking for, just options? I don't think you will have many with .400 arrows and it sound like they...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-23-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rat
I see. The only place Gunnyart's are posted is in...

I see. The only place Gunnyart's are posted is in the AA image of his bow's spec's.

Tap Pro has been great for many years, but he still hasn't updated the database for 2018 yet, so I am looking...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-23-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rat
Maybe, maybe not; that's the thing with running...

Maybe, maybe not; that's the thing with running higher FOC, as you can see in this thread even, many people get away with using a spine that SHOULD be way too weak. But it works.

Even out of my...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-23-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rat
Your (almost) perfect arrow Gunnyart... I...

Your (almost) perfect arrow Gunnyart...

I changes the length a little, I changed the tip weight a little and I used a Gold Tip Kinetic .200. As you can see, it is very close to perfect according...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-23-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rat
Here is the same build from TAP Pro. As you will...

Here is the same build from TAP Pro. As you will see, TAP Pro recommends a much stiffer arrow; as I thought when we first ran it in AA and as dk_ace pointed out yesterday.


Tap Pro...

I...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-23-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rat
Those aren't his specs at all, not even close... ...

Those aren't his specs at all, not even close...

But, I an running the TAP Pro numbers right now for comparison to AA; so stand by Gunnyart, let's see how AA stacks up...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-22-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Rat
The con is, bow companies make them cheap! ...

The con is, bow companies make them cheap!

Get a solid steel or Aluminum one from Coolhandluke over at AT and you will be surprised at the difference. Probably the best $20 you will ever spend on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rat
Buy one with a 20" bar, then take it off and...

Buy one with a 20" bar, then take it off and install an 18" bar; best chainsaw you will ever use.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-20-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Rat
Bring your bow, release and a 12 pack of shiner...

Bring your bow, release and a 12 pack of shiner and we can knock one out.

But no, I'm not making them to sell; way too many releases out there to keep up with them all.

Sent from my SM-G930P...
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