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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,007
Posted By twillgo
I went old school with a double-edged safety...

I went old school with a double-edged safety razor and Williams Mug Shave years ago. Works for me and price is much more reasonable. Does one really need six blades in a razor? Not really.

In...
Forum: Traditional 10-12-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,643
Posted By twillgo
Rick, I could never make a shot like...

Rick,

I could never make a shot like that....I don't drink Coca-Cola!

Always entertaining!

Todd
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 30,710
Posted By twillgo
293res

Picked up a '14 293RES. Almost the same layout as the 303RLS. Good trailer and comfortable. Already had one of the bedroom slide motors go out, but it was easily replaced by me. Since it was...
Forum: Traditional 08-29-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By twillgo
Rada sharpener

DRT,

I took Swamprabbit's tip and bought two Rada sharpeners online from WallyWorld for like $12. Got them delivered yesterday. Ran my dull chef's knife through it six times with just the weight...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-21-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By twillgo
My wife and I just returned from Woodlake...

My wife and I just returned from Woodlake Campground which is just south of Lake City. It is an RV park with a few tent sites. We had a great time. The park was full up with Texans escaping the...
Forum: Traditional 06-17-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By twillgo
What bow is that, Cody?

What bow is that, Cody?
Forum: Traditional 06-13-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By twillgo
Make a Flemish Twist string jig according to...

Make a Flemish Twist string jig according to easily found template out of 30" scrap board and finishing nails. Buy two 1/4 lb. spools of Browning B-55 waxed bowstring in two colors of your choice...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By twillgo
Sailor, That first part sounds like...

Sailor,

That first part sounds like Airrosti. Basically it is deep, slow, and hard massage to get the lumps out of the underlying facia. It is very painful, but it works. It took four 30-minute...
Forum: Traditional 05-05-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By twillgo
Great shooting, Mike! I've got to set a date...

Great shooting, Mike!

I've got to set a date for my hunt over there.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 04-30-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By twillgo
Borderline hippy right there, Rick. Lol. ...

Borderline hippy right there, Rick. Lol.

Sure beats those huge ear discs that the cool kids are ruining their ear lobes with these days.

What's next? Lip discs? Heh...probably already been...
Forum: Traditional 04-29-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By twillgo
I got a quick turn around on Rick's new 3-under...

I got a quick turn around on Rick's new 3-under tab. Well made and sturdy.

I was a bit sceptical about how it would perform due to it being a little thinner than my old tab, but after shooting...
Forum: Traditional 04-22-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By twillgo
You are born-again hard, Mobrien! Todd

You are born-again hard, Mobrien!

Todd
Forum: Traditional 04-19-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By twillgo
That looks awesome, Rick. I will PM you on that...

That looks awesome, Rick. I will PM you on that for details.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 04-19-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By twillgo
Lol! I should've got the soothsayer award for...

Lol! I should've got the soothsayer award for predicting you would shoot the head off of that turkey! I don't know when I've had more fun shooting a bow!

Mike and I will camp closer next year to...
Forum: Traditional 04-18-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By twillgo
I had the privilege of shooting with three of the...

I had the privilege of shooting with three of the best!

Great shooting Roger, Pablo, and Mike!

While not a top dog like those above, I improved over 100 points this year and no lost arrows.
...
Forum: Traditional 04-10-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By twillgo
Omega Imperial Longbow for sale on classifieds

Hey guys,

I put my Omega Imperial up for sale on the classifieds, just in case anyone is interested.

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=688829

Todd
Forum: Traditional 02-25-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By twillgo
Great stories all and lots of luck there. I've...

Great stories all and lots of luck there. I've been caught out on the Laguna Madre before when the lightning was making our CB buzz like crazy. Vehicles are safe as they form a faraday cage. ...
Forum: Traditional 02-25-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By twillgo
The locals course is quite good. On par with any...

The locals course is quite good. On par with any other 3D shoot. The others are much longer for compounds. We didn't bother shooting them.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 02-24-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By twillgo
Already signed up for the San Antonio event. ...

Already signed up for the San Antonio event.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 02-23-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By twillgo
Might as well work on this....nasty out again...

Might as well work on this....nasty out again this morning.

Thanks, Rick.
Forum: Traditional 02-22-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By twillgo
Red face I must admit, I really don't know that I am...

I must admit, I really don't know that I am engaging my back muscles. I've tried thinking about holding a pencil between my shoulder blades, but I can't really feel that.

I will try the imagery...
Forum: Traditional 02-22-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By twillgo
Dang, tradtiger! You must be a burly sonOfagun! ...

Dang, tradtiger! You must be a burly sonOfagun! Or I'm just a big weenie. 50# wears me out quickly.

Rain and cold in the hill country also. Plus I've got a long road trip coming up. I'll try...
Forum: Traditional 02-18-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By twillgo
Very interesting. Thank you, sir!

Very interesting. Thank you, sir!
Forum: Traditional 02-18-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,200
Posted By twillgo
Gary, Isn't your widow in the 50#+ range? ...

Gary,

Isn't your widow in the 50#+ range?

Do you have a lighter bow to work out that injured finger?

I'm probably the big wuss on this board, but I find light weight bows more pleasurable to...
Forum: Traditional 02-18-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
That's called confidence in your shot. Someday I...

That's called confidence in your shot. Someday I will get there where I know I can't miss....someday.

Now Rick, go stir some people up with another one of your "controversial" threads! Lol. Love...
Forum: Traditional 02-18-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Tradtiger takes the win! Sorry, no chicken...

Tradtiger takes the win! Sorry, no chicken dinner!

Come up with something for week 8.

Thanks everyone.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
That new ILF is sure shooting sweet for you, but...

That new ILF is sure shooting sweet for you, but it's probably not the bow!

Read your post again. Looks like 15 for Rick.
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Dang it Rick! You wait til the last day to...

Dang it Rick!

You wait til the last day to blow us out of the water? LoL!

Good shooting!

Now, what is your total?
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
No worries, Gary. Not much participation in this...

No worries, Gary. Not much participation in this one.

So, I took to using quart-sized Mason jar rings to make the circles on my target box.

At 3 1/2" round, my scores have increased a bit for...
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
All right. Never made it past the first shot in...

All right. Never made it past the first shot in this challenge.

Another five points to tack on today.

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Total for the week: 15 points. I'm done.

If no one else shoots today,...
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Yeah! Mr. Red Spot take one directly in the...

Yeah! Mr. Red Spot take one directly in the kisser for Friday's shot!

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Unfortunately, shot number 2 is well off.

15 points for the week so far.

About to go shoot Saturday to wrap...
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By twillgo
For carbon arrows, I just left them full length...

For carbon arrows, I just left them full length and changed point weight to tune them. That works if you have a 29-31" draw....shorter and then you have to cut. Glue inserts when completed. Also,...
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By twillgo
My aiming got better since I moved from shooting...

My aiming got better since I moved from shooting 1 1/2" spots to 3 1/2" circles on my target box. ;)b

I shoot with both eyes open and do check arrow alignment, but don't noticeably gap until out...
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By twillgo
We're in the same boat for about the same time,...

We're in the same boat for about the same time, Richard.

Started out split finger with a glove. Moved to three under with a tab. Got a lot better. Started fiddling with my anchor. Corner of...
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,200
Posted By twillgo
Of course! Up and coming hunting partner right...

Of course! Up and coming hunting partner right there!
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,200
Posted By twillgo
That's if you CAN login over there. The software...

That's if you CAN login over there. The software for that board seems like circa 1990's!

And yes...much drama. I just lurk there and find it interesting sometimes. Lots of arrow slinging...
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,200
Posted By twillgo
Yup. Rick really lit up this board and...

Yup. Rick really lit up this board and Leatherwall Stickbow as well with this post.
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,200
Posted By twillgo
I guess I should've made the happy dots a wee bit...

I guess I should've made the happy dots a wee bit larger than 1 /34" for the FSC this week.
Maybe 8 1/4" larger!

No one has scored more than two bulls in a row and participation has been low.
...
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Good on you for sticking with this challenge,...

Good on you for sticking with this challenge, tradtiger!

I logged another zero for yesterday. Still 10 points for the week.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 02-15-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,336
Posted By twillgo
Hell, the last time we were out at a tournament...

Hell, the last time we were out at a tournament with you guys, Buddy outwalked my 'young' behind in the 100 degree heat.

He is tough as nails.

I wish I could make it like I said I would, but I...
Forum: Traditional 02-15-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Made the five-yard shot on Wednesday, but a miss...

Made the five-yard shot on Wednesday, but a miss at 10

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10 points total for the week.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 02-15-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,336
Posted By twillgo
Too funny!

Too funny!
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By twillgo
Those all sound like a good time!

Those all sound like a good time!
Forum: Traditional 02-13-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Ugh! Only Rick Barbee with his vanes can shoot...

Ugh! Only Rick Barbee with his vanes can shoot in that! Or hope you're tuned well and go bare shaft!

You still in, Bisch? I'll bow out if the forecast doesn't improve.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 02-13-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
I'd swear I hit more bulls when I'm just shooting...

I'd swear I hit more bulls when I'm just shooting casually, but probably about the same...two out of six arrows on average. Although shooting with my buddy Mike, we each put four arrows a piece into...
Forum: Traditional 02-13-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
That's the way you do it! Keep shooting and...

That's the way you do it!

Keep shooting and posting.

Todd
Forum: Traditional 02-13-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Yeah, early to bed, early to rise... always been...

Yeah, early to bed, early to rise... always been that way.

My shooting has been about as $#1TTy as this weather.

No need to post photos. Shot a zero yesterday and am forfeiting today!

I...
Forum: Traditional 02-13-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,826
Posted By twillgo
If you already have the right arrows for you and...

If you already have the right arrows for you and your setup, you are way ahead of the curve! It took me forever and a day to get it right without any guidance.

Now to get consistent...that's...
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Tradtiger, Total points for the week. No...

Tradtiger,

Total points for the week. No specified order. Pick any spot that you wish to hit. If you miss that spot, you are done for the day. As I found out, it is harder than it looks. If...
Forum: Traditional 02-11-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,101
Posted By twillgo
Hit at 5 yards = 5 pts. Miss at 10 yards =...

Hit at 5 yards = 5 pts.
Miss at 10 yards = Done.

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