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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By jerp
Love to see the young’uns drawing a bow! Both...

Love to see the young’uns drawing a bow! Both eyes open is fine - most people shoot that way. He will catch on to the peep eventually
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By jerp
Tragic situation. Another soldier killed her with...

Tragic situation. Another soldier killed her with a hammer then recruited his disgusting ogre of a girlfriend to help him dispose of the body. The deceased’s family says she complained to them about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By jerp
Thanks for the input. I think it will take 8-10"...

Thanks for the input. I think it will take 8-10" to get the ball out beyond the tires. I'll check out Northern Tool
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By jerp
No pic but the ball is way up under there just a...

No pic but the ball is way up under there just a few inches behind the rear axle. I also have a basket on the back that sticks out quite a bit.l
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By jerp
Hitch adapter for 4 wheeler?

Last year I bought a used Grizzly 550. I occasionally tow a utility trailer or a cultipacker at the lease. With the stock hitch/ball, turning - and especially backing - is a pain. Turning radius...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By jerp
For about 5 years I was on a lease on the SW side...

For about 5 years I was on a lease on the SW side of Lake Kickapoo. I loved that place - a great combo of thick gnarly creek bottoms and crop fields. Biggest buck killed was in the 140 range but we...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-07-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By jerp
Maybe this is going to be a tipping point for...

Maybe this is going to be a tipping point for change, and an overdue popping of the higher education bubble that has been driven largely by easy government money. There has to be some exceptionally...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,469
Posted By jerp
They will dang sure defend a nest if they think...

They will dang sure defend a nest if they think you are too close!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By jerp
Here is them doing "For a Few Dollars More" ...

Here is them doing "For a Few Dollars More"

YouTube
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,031
Posted By jerp
I was thinking about that song too. "Uneasy...

I was thinking about that song too. "Uneasy Rider" was his first hit - came out when I was a junior in high school - 1973. Considered a novelty song I guess but radio stations played the crap out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By jerp
The great Ennio Morricone...

Has died at 91. Even if you don't know his name you know his music. He composed the soundtrack to hundreds of films. This may be his most iconic, as performed by the Danish National Symphony:
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By jerp
A buddy of mine bought a place last year that had...

A buddy of mine bought a place last year that had an old rotten ski boat and a rundown trailer like that on it. He had a guy come out with a backhoe and bury both of them. After the grass grew back...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-06-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By jerp
Yes the bill was introduced in January

Yes the bill was introduced in January
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,253
Posted By jerp
I often hear quail whistling while on my Sunday...

I often hear quail whistling while on my Sunday morning bike ride in east Parker County and yesterday morning a small covey scurried across the road ahead of me. This was on White Settlement Road...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-06-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By jerp
Is this the first bill that includes outright...

Is this the first bill that includes outright confiscation? The language concerning possession of “semiautomatic assault weapons and high capacity magazines” does just that.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-06-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By jerp
Wow that bill is quite comprehensive - they are...

Wow that bill is quite comprehensive - they are going for it all at once.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By jerp
There will be fireworks going off in our...

There will be fireworks going off in our neighborhood until about 2:00am. Our sweet but neurotic loon of a dog has always had a meltdown from fireworks and thunderstorms. We give her doggie downers...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,309
Posted By jerp
The contractor that did our kitchen remodel last...

The contractor that did our kitchen remodel last year also said to avoid Samsung. We went with all KitchenAid and have not been disappointed
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 886
Posted By jerp
Kind of like your first bow kill as far as the...

Kind of like your first bow kill as far as the way it affects you. The first time you make that perfect cast right where you were looking, and your dry fly lands lands lightly in that swirl on the...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-02-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By jerp
The last big buying surge was fueled by fears...

The last big buying surge was fueled by fears (whether real or imagined) of new laws which would make it harder to buy guns and ammo. This time around it seems to be fueled by fears of societal...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-02-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,394
Posted By jerp
It only applies to counties that have had 20 or...

It only applies to counties that have had 20 or more positive cases so some of you guys in remote or rural areas can remain maskless. I just checked two rural counties I frequent - Eastland County...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-02-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By jerp
I was just about to post something similar. I...

I was just about to post something similar. I pulled this data from several news sources this morning:

Background checks for gun sales set a new record in June for the highest number of checks in...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-01-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By jerp
Truth. Intelligence does not seem to have...

Truth. Intelligence does not seem to have anything to do with political philosophy. There is intellectual firepower on both sides as well as embarrassing stupidity. I think it is more a matter of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By jerp
Oh my that looks incredible. I can’t eat very...

Oh my that looks incredible. I can’t eat very much of that kinda stuff at one sitting before I’ve had enough but it’s awesome
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,818
Posted By jerp
When you are inexperienced the pressure is real....

When you are inexperienced the pressure is real. We were in line at Goose Island boat ramp with 5-6 guides behind us. About the time it was our turn my buddy had a bathroom emergency and I had to...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-30-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,093
Posted By jerp
I hope the president and his people have a clear...

I hope the president and his people have a clear campaign strategy in the works. So far he has not been able to articulate even a basic outline of an agenda for his second term. He is not running...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,986
Posted By jerp
Congrats Bobby - what a precious little baby...

Congrats Bobby - what a precious little baby girl. Man, you Minchews are a prolific bunch!;)b:p
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,262
Posted By jerp
I Googled pics of Guinea Wasps and I think you...

I Googled pics of Guinea Wasps and I think you are right. They are only about 1/2" long but very aggressive - you don't even have to disturb their nest - just get anywhere close and here they come!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,262
Posted By jerp
Anybody know what those tiny little wasps are...

Anybody know what those tiny little wasps are called? I have a bunch of them around the house this year. They are colored similar to a yellow jacket but they are smaller than a honey bee and have a...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-27-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By jerp
Well that didn’t take long. Funny how the two...

Well that didn’t take long. Funny how the two dudes with the perp saw what was about to happen and just sprinted off
Forum: Traditional 06-27-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By jerp
I use 5” feathers. Theoretically they control...

I use 5” feathers. Theoretically they control flight better- especially with broadheads - but smaller works fine if your arrows are well-tuned, and smaller = faster. I think shape is personal...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-26-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,946
Posted By jerp
That's my question too. It seems like the most...

That's my question too. It seems like the most important thing to include when announcing a noose was found would be a pic of the noose. If they had done that initially we wouldn't have had all the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,957
Posted By jerp
The CarMax formula has really worked and their...

The CarMax formula has really worked and their success has rattled the traditional old-school dealers. (You can tell by all the hit pieces about CarMax written by the dealer-friendly members of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By jerp
I had the same question about this time last year...

I had the same question about this time last year - it's a balsam gourd

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=736671&highlight=fruit
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By jerp
Those things carry a flamethrower too - or at...

Those things carry a flamethrower too - or at least that what it feels like when one lands on the back of your neck and you try to brush it off!:eek:
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-24-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,946
Posted By jerp
Bubba is still claiming "it was a straight up...

Bubba is still claiming "it was a straight up noose!" but there's no pic that I've seen, which is odd. If it was a classic hangman's noose we would have seen a picture of it by now, right?
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-24-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,946
Posted By jerp
I am interested in finding out the details and...

I am interested in finding out the details and the backstory. Who first reported there was a noose and to whom did they report it? Did they go to the media first or to NASCAR? It seems if someone...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-23-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By jerp
They are out there but thankfully the number of...

They are out there but thankfully the number of people with that level of irrational hatred is quite small. Like I heard Larry Elder say today to those who think they are going to totally eliminate...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 9,640
Posted By jerp
I’m finally getting my money’s worth out of my...

I’m finally getting my money’s worth out of my Sirius/XM subscription. It’s now about all I listen to during the hour or so I spend in the truck daily
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-23-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,946
Posted By jerp
Apparently no one in the media understands the...

Apparently no one in the media understands the definition of a noose. Even in the latest report they are still referring to the pull rope with a small hand-sized loop in the end “a noose”. I always...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-22-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By jerp
Localizing Jesus’ appearance has always been very...

Localizing Jesus’ appearance has always been very common in iconography. Going back hundreds of years artists all over the world have painted Jesus to look like the locals, which is fine because no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,747
Posted By jerp
I remember there was a long thread about that...

I remember there was a long thread about that article when it was first published - interesting stuff. Really makes me watch my step around oak trees on summer nights.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,977
Posted By jerp
Not the immediate response I would expect from a...

Not the immediate response I would expect from a cop when he gets punched. He just calmly looked at the moron like "really? OK, hold on a minute, it looks like I need to introduce you to my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,161
Posted By jerp
I know what you mean. I had termites in the...

I know what you mean. I had termites in the first house I bought 30 years ago and it cost me thousands in repairs and treatment. I still get a bit of panic whenever I see those swarmers
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,161
Posted By jerp
Flying ant. Termites have wings twice as long as...

Flying ant. Termites have wings twice as long as their bodies and have don't have those curved antennae
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By jerp
So what do you call this thing?

I found this in a really old collapsed barn in the woods. I assume itís part of a mule/horse team harness. I cleaned it up and the knob end appears to be made of brass. Any idea how old it might be?...
Forum: It's All About the Video 06-21-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,267
Posted By jerp
Thatís a rare trophy with bow - congrats! Iíve...

Thatís a rare trophy with bow - congrats! Iíve hunted Texas for almost 40 years and I have only seen a badger once
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,734
Posted By jerp
Thereís an old saying about parenthood ďthe days...

Thereís an old saying about parenthood ďthe days go slowly but the years go quickĒ. Very true in my experience. Our boys - now 31 and 27 - spent the weekend with us. Very blessed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By jerp
Nice cool, cloudy 66 degrees as I sit on my back...

Nice cool, cloudy 66 degrees as I sit on my back porch this morning. I didn’t even think we had rain in the forecast last night but we got 2”. Nice surprise!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By jerp
It is just cheap indoor/outdoor carpet. The...

It is just cheap indoor/outdoor carpet. The green stuff holding in the stuffing is plastic poultry netting.
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