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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By Texastaxi
What a trip! Awesome trophies!

What a trip! Awesome trophies!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,187
Posted By Texastaxi
I tried every prescription and OTC drug there...

I tried every prescription and OTC drug there was, when Tina wanted me to quit. None of them worked.

When I decided that I wanted to quit, I quit cold turkey and never looked back.

YOU HAVE TO...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-31-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Texastaxi
Slipping is caused by bacterial growth. If it's...

Slipping is caused by bacterial growth. If it's been frozen, no bacteria have been growing. If it's been sealed up, you should be fine; your concern now will be freezer burn.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-30-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,834
Posted By Texastaxi
Any animal that has a mane is hard to sew if it's...

Any animal that has a mane is hard to sew if it's split right up the center of the mane. It seems like it would be easier, but it's not. If you cut up the spine, to cape a maned animal, always cut...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,834
Posted By Texastaxi
I wouldn't turn away a mount that was split...

I wouldn't turn away a mount that was split unless it was split up the front side of the neck .... and I've even done one of those.

I prefer to sew as little as possible, but I'd rather sew a long...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,171
Posted By Texastaxi
Yes, I got some cedar logs from a TBHer, a while...

Yes, I got some cedar logs from a TBHer, a while back and had them milled. I have the rest of the equipment to turn it into what you see. I love the way my shop smells when I'm working cedar planks,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,171
Posted By Texastaxi
You like trashy deer?

This is a deer I just finished for Cast and Blast's uncle. He's got so much going on, it's hard to take it in, even on a pedestal. If he would have picked any type of wall mount, so much antler would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-14-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By Texastaxi
Let me hang them ... I can fit at least 10 more...

Let me hang them ... I can fit at least 10 more heads on that wall! ;)

Thanks for the Templeton, Andy!
Merry Christmas!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Texastaxi
I'm not a bird guy, but I do know the feathers...

I'm not a bird guy, but I do know the feathers need to be clean before you mount/dry them. Typically a wash in Dawn and water will get them clean, then a clear water rinse. A bird taxidermist will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 36,673
Posted By Texastaxi
I must have missed that part.

I must have missed that part.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 36,673
Posted By Texastaxi
Well said, Curt. The article that I read was...

Well said, Curt.

The article that I read was a little confusing because at first it made it sound like the game warden was calling him a habitual poacher, when it wasn't that at all. I'm not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By Texastaxi
Uh, that's where you're wrong, sir! On a...

Uh, that's where you're wrong, sir!

On a bear hunt, you can get drunk (if that's your thing), sleep late, have a late breakfast, go fishing, eat a late lunch, take a nap, and still not miss any...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 16,460
Posted By Texastaxi
It saddens me to hear, that a man with such...

It saddens me to hear, that a man with such talent has fallen into such a rut. It happens to everyone from time to time, in some degree. I just hope he can pull it together before his taxidermy...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Texastaxi
My wife is with Keller Williams in Katy. She's...

My wife is with Keller Williams in Katy.
She's just getting back into the swing of things after her cancer treatment and I know she'll give you top notch service.

If you call her, make sure you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Texastaxi
My photographer sucked! :D I'll get someone...

My photographer sucked! :D

I'll get someone to Photoshop my face on you, then I'll have a good picture, but everyone will think that I lost some height!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By Texastaxi
Call the Smithsonian and see if they have an...

Call the Smithsonian and see if they have an extra set of 60lb limbs.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Texastaxi
Contact Cast and Blast ... I think he eventually...

Contact Cast and Blast ... I think he eventually joined a "I can't kill an axis" support group.

It was very similar to my "I can't kill a bear" support group! :o
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Texastaxi
Thanks, Jeremy (STGS) for my 15 minutes of fame

1st place, high fence, Mr. Heavy ... so far (https://loscazadores.com/pages/high-fence-2018-2019)

He told me that I should enter Los Cazadores before Andy and I came to hunt because he felt...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,114
Posted By Texastaxi
Congrats, Jason, I didn't think he was going to...

Congrats, Jason, I didn't think he was going to get shot this year.

Pretty amazing to have 3 deer over 200 down!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By Texastaxi
I got one of the Foreverlast closeouts, and last...

I got one of the Foreverlast closeouts, and last weekend was the first time I used it, just because I had to take the whole head into Los Cazadores the morning after I shot it.

I saw their coolers...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By Texastaxi
Skunks make beautiful mounts. If they spray...

Skunks make beautiful mounts.

If they spray though, it's a nasty situation for the shooter and the taxi. My freezer stunk from one for years after I had a skunk in it ... in a trash bag?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,375
Posted By Texastaxi
In the last couple years life ***** slapped me...

In the last couple years life ***** slapped me and I got way behind. Cast and Blast waited almost 2 years for his last deer, but thankfully he was very understanding of my situation and only...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,999
Posted By Texastaxi
You're a putz

You're a putz
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,999
Posted By Texastaxi
So the other day a guy shows up at my shop and...

So the other day a guy shows up at my shop and wants a lifesize deer mount, but says it'll take him a little while to get the deposit together! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Texastaxi
I've never done any, but seen some. To me they...

I've never done any, but seen some. To me they start looking like a tree. I'm not a fan.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By Texastaxi
I get about 500 for the top pedestal, depending...

I get about 500 for the top pedestal, depending on wood choices and 200 for the bottom one. Habitat is extra.

It's sometimes difficult to attach an already mounted deer to a pedestal; there's a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,652
Posted By Texastaxi
I think it's more like a possum eatin' 5h!+ :D

I think it's more like a possum eatin' 5h!+
:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Texastaxi
I'm in Fulshear if that'll help you.

I'm in Fulshear if that'll help you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,652
Posted By Texastaxi
I'll make note of your attitude on your work...

I'll make note of your attitude on your work orders!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,280
Posted By Texastaxi
This really isn't too far from true, Charlie!...

This really isn't too far from true, Charlie! [emoji16]
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,280
Posted By Texastaxi
I really wanted this deer with my bow, but it...

I really wanted this deer with my bow, but it wasn't going to happen this weekend. IF I'd been able to make it back, there's a chance that he could have been broken to pieces. Sometimes you just have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,280
Posted By Texastaxi
TBH is blocked at work ... I have to do this from...

TBH is blocked at work ... I have to do this from my phone.
Sorry for the delays, it's not intentional.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,280
Posted By Texastaxi
Nothing else showed Saturday morning. We spent...

Nothing else showed Saturday morning. We spent mid morning releasing frustrations on a pig and a turkey.

We did make a pass through the area where the buck lived. Andy had a new rifle in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,280
Posted By Texastaxi
He said he expected him to finish in the high...

He said he expected him to finish in the high 190s ... bigger than any deer I'd killed, and he was a creature of habit and loved one feeder. It wasn't set up for bow hunting, but he'd get it there by...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,280
Posted By Texastaxi
The end of my trophy whitetail hunting.

I met Jeremy (STGS) through TBH, a few years ago, when he contacted me about doing a horn mount for some whitetail sheds that he picked up on his ranch. Since then, we've developed what I can only...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,652
Posted By Texastaxi
It was fun to be part of it all, Andy; I've...

It was fun to be part of it all, Andy; I've always had a great time hunting with Jeremy and Jason, and I'm happy that you do too.

Congratulations, again, on a magnificent buck. He shocked us all!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
48 even

48 even
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
Here's my official Los Cazadores score. Never...

Here's my official Los Cazadores score.
Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd kill a deer this big.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181111/2cf1b09d61c579a71d748bb9030127a7.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
216 even

216 even
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
He wasn't going to show for a bow shot so we...

He wasn't going to show for a bow shot so we changed tactics tonight, sitting in a tower blind where he was seen last night. He showed, but wasn't willing to get into my comfort zone ... I normally...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
Dang near the 11th...

Dang near the 11th hour!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181111/1d86b5c0c6e448d25cc569f0e455667f.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
Not a single animal here yet.

Not a single animal here yet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
Back at it. Andy and Jeremy are farting around...

Back at it.
Andy and Jeremy are farting around on the other side of the ranch looking for a doe to kill.
Jason and I are still looking for my target.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
Two...

Two turkeys!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181110/4093148efe63a7c148e89fffe8a50e4f.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
Or maybe the guides? [emoji14]

Or maybe the guides? [emoji14]
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
This morning was a bust!

This morning was a bust!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
I'll take all the luck I can get. Are you going...

I'll take all the luck I can get.
Are you going to frame it for your office?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
No wonder he's skinny. He ate a handful of corn...

No wonder he's skinny. He ate a handful of corn and mosied on.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
This poor deer could really stand to eat all 50...

This poor deer could really stand to eat all 50 pounds of corn that's on the ground.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,555
Posted By Texastaxi
One target showed up but guide waved me off...

One target showed up but guide waved me off because he didn't want to cause ruckus in the area.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181110/4fd9a8b4bc9652cc834a2620d726ad58.jpg
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