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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,719
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I had listing of bows, bow cases, and archery...

I had listing of bows, bow cases, and archery related items pulled down by Facebook because they are prohibited items. I don't of anyone that has ever appealed and won. I just relist it and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-28-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,603
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I keep a few handy. A Savage 22/410, a Savage...

I keep a few handy. A Savage 22/410, a Savage 223, and a Remington 870 Wingmaster in 12 ga. On the four wheeler I have a sawed off Smith & Wesson 12 Ga pump. Usually use one of the twelve gauges...
Forum: Traditional 11-27-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By 60 Deluxe
They are really easy to do yourself. I've done...

They are really easy to do yourself. I've done them in various Krylon camo colors and then put a coat of semi gloss polyurethane on top of the Krylon to protect it. Just take the riser completely...
Forum: Traditional 11-24-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Lots of guys use hard strings on old bows. The...

Lots of guys use hard strings on old bows. The trick seems to be in getting the loops padded enough to spread the shock and pressure on release. You can use about ten strands of some of the...
Forum: Traditional 11-24-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Put this on the Leatherwall and go make some...

Put this on the Leatherwall and go make some popcorn.

I agree whole heartedly about the tip structure. I look at some of tips on high end bows and wonder how they keep from breaking on the...
Forum: Traditional 11-22-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Try finding a factory bow built like this one for...

Try finding a factory bow built like this one for $600. I've had Grizzlys and they are o.k. but they are no match for a top tier custom.
Forum: Traditional 11-22-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I started buying used customs and seldom shoot a...

I started buying used customs and seldom shoot a factory built bow now days. There is a different feel to the customs, if you know which ones to buy. I have owned some that were highly spoken of...
Forum: Traditional 11-16-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It won't let me open it even when logged in. ...

It won't let me open it even when logged in. Might have to be friends to gain access.
Forum: Traditional 11-15-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That little section of fence is a half mile long....

That little section of fence is a half mile long. Zoom lenses will do that to a picture.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,551
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I promise you that if he will file a sexual...

I promise you that if he will file a sexual harassment claim against the HR manager, he will come into some money within a couple of months. He may not get his job back, but they will settle to make...
Forum: Traditional 11-11-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,093
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Wade Phillips owns several heavyweight Bears...

Wade Phillips owns several heavyweight Bears built in the mid to late fifties. One is a hundred pound bow. If my memory is correct, it is a Grizzly, 1956 or so vintage.
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That is how I have been hunting for several...

That is how I have been hunting for several years. You will see lots of deer but it is hard to get a shot as lots of deer will see you too. I haven't drawn on a deer yet this season but have been...
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Really nice looking bow and I like the...

Really nice looking bow and I like the inscription.
Forum: Traditional 11-08-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,361
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Beautiful bucks. Not much chance of getting two...

Beautiful bucks. Not much chance of getting two of that caliber here in one day. Congratulations on the big day!
Forum: Traditional 11-06-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,151
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have poor eyesight. I will not take a long...

I have poor eyesight. I will not take a long shot because the odds of it being a bad shot are probably 80%. So, my magic number is fifteen to seventeen yards. I have not taken a shot yet this year...
Forum: Traditional 11-06-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It is a self imposed rule that there will be no...

It is a self imposed rule that there will be no hunting near the house. We do enjoy watching wildlife and I have been able to take some excellent photographs from inside the house and on the porch. ...
Forum: Traditional 11-06-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I don't use a stand. I was walking to the wheat...

I don't use a stand. I was walking to the wheat field in hopes of catching them coming off to bed down. I guess my hunting clock was about a half hour out of whack. The guy on the left is my...
Forum: Traditional 11-06-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I Hate It When

You walk out of the yard before dawn, bump a large bodied deer, go on another hundred or so yards and bump your target buck for the season. My thought was, oh well, keep moving it is getting light...
Forum: Traditional 11-03-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,752
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Never heard that excuse before. I'm going to...

Never heard that excuse before. I'm going to remember it. I haven't got a shot off yet this year. My excuse is too many deer. About the time I get lined up for a shot, some loudmouth doe will...
Forum: Traditional 11-02-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Welcome back. Yes, jobs are pretty important...

Welcome back. Yes, jobs are pretty important even if they do get in the way of hunting and fishing. Good luck on finding a good one.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,857
Posted By 60 Deluxe
8:00 AM 6 seconds 5:30 PM 6 seconds I have...

8:00 AM 6 seconds
5:30 PM 6 seconds

I have old eyes. No sense in feeding deer if you can't see to shoot. I learned a long time ago that I can kill plenty of deer getting in the stand just...
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,264
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I had one of those the other day. Sure irritated...

I had one of those the other day. Sure irritated me to lose a nearly new arrow. Fortunately, it doesn't happen often enough to be terribly expensive. Murphy's Law says that the arrow being...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,146
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Public land is great for a young guy. Not so...

Public land is great for a young guy. Not so great for an older guy that doesn't like to or can't pack out a deer. I realized just how impractical hunting public land for large game is when I was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 527
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Perhaps. I will wait until the sun is up, then...

Perhaps. I will wait until the sun is up, then decide. This place is such a muddy mess that I'm not going to try and fight the mud and the darkness. The bucks are still in bachelor groups, so the...
Forum: Traditional 10-19-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You did good. Bob builds a good bow. Enjoy!

You did good. Bob builds a good bow. Enjoy!
Forum: Traditional 10-19-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm a recurve guy. I've owned some of the very...

I'm a recurve guy. I've owned some of the very top end longbows and I just don't shoot them as well. I wish that I could because I love the looks and light weight of a longbow.

I am a fan of...
Forum: Traditional 10-17-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,876
Posted By 60 Deluxe
All that I know for sure is that it is going to...

All that I know for sure is that it is going to be tough hunting with all this green stuff growing. Then in January or February all this green stuff is going to be fuel. I don't need another...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,588
Posted By 60 Deluxe
don't know if I can type this 1/3 x pi x...

don't know if I can type this

1/3 x pi x r2xH=cu ft in a cone
each cu ft holds roughly 7 1/2 gallons

Not that any lake is a true V, but we get the idea. I would love to see the math that they...
Forum: Traditional 10-16-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,876
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm thinking about going into the frog ranching...

I'm thinking about going into the frog ranching business. I planted wheat last Friday. As of 2:30 this afternoon, the good Lord has put 6.35" of rain on it. I hope that the neighbors appreciate...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,012
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have neither a rainsuit or rubber boots. I...

I have neither a rainsuit or rubber boots. I have not seen a decent buck in about a month now so I suspect they are still in bachelor groups. I'll wait until it isn't raining.
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If money is a little tight I would find a Wing...

If money is a little tight I would find a Wing Thunderbird. They are a lot of bow for what they typically sell for.($200) I am a recurve guy, but I do have a Sarrels Blueridge S/R and an older...
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,991
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The last bow that I sold went for a even grand. ...

The last bow that I sold went for a even grand. If you wife is worried about the cost of a Grizzly, she would be looking me up to throw me off the cliff if you bought what I have been selling lately.
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,681
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've had them blow at me when thay are upwind. I...

I've had them blow at me when thay are upwind. I think that they see something that is a little different and blow to try to get a good smell.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-08-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You just need the cam. String and cable lengths...

You just need the cam. String and cable lengths don't change. You will need access to a bow press to make the swap.
Forum: Traditional 10-05-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,681
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Come to think of it SwampRabbit, I think that I...

Come to think of it SwampRabbit, I think that I had a type of buck fever when I started dating girls back in high school. You saying "anything that trips your trigger" made the connection for me. ...
Forum: Traditional 10-05-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,681
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good luck. Bust a few cottontails first to take...

Good luck. Bust a few cottontails first to take the edge off. If you can hit them, you can hit a deer.
Forum: Traditional 10-04-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,991
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I was just looking through old files and from the...

I was just looking through old files and from the looks of things, I've sold two more truck loads since that Grizzly. Man this has been fun.
Forum: Traditional 10-01-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Here is the one that I had, refinished, and then...

Here is the one that I had, refinished, and then sold. It had an oak leaf on the grip. Sort of part carved and part stippled.
Forum: Traditional 10-01-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I traded a high end Blacktail for two very nice...

I traded a high end Blacktail for two very nice widows on a Saturday and had both Widows sold within a week. They seem to sell themselves if you price them correctly.
Forum: Traditional 09-30-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Flanagan would be my guess as well. I never have...

Flanagan would be my guess as well. I never have seen one with carving but he does build some beauties.
Forum: Traditional 09-29-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 41,358
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Congrats on the pigs. All I got was wet feet and...

Congrats on the pigs. All I got was wet feet and muddy pant legs this morning. I think that all the deer were napping.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good luck back at you. I've been up since three....

Good luck back at you. I've been up since three. Darn daylight savings time is tough to deal with this time of year. Still over two hours before it will be light enough to see.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,601
Posted By 60 Deluxe
No.....Ford

No.....Ford
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I sent money using friends and family about a...

I sent money using friends and family about a month ago and they hit me with nearly 4% in fees. It is better for me to overpay by 3% and use the credit card option because I get back 1% in rewards.
Forum: Traditional 09-27-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,846
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I will try to grab a bow and take a walk on...

I will try to grab a bow and take a walk on Saturday morning. There are deer everywhere and food everywhere so it will be a matter of a hunter and deer happening to be in the same spot at the same...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have five pins and use three. Or should say,...

I have five pins and use three. Or should say, used to. I seldom shoot a compound now that I found the excitement of traditional.

If your eyesight is good enough and your nerves are steady, go...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,678
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Maybe she didn't want to back out or try to turn...

Maybe she didn't want to back out or try to turn around at that spot. Put that with the current attitude that rules pertain to everyone but me, and I can understand someone driving to the house to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,461
Posted By 60 Deluxe
All that I can say is that you made a big...

All that I can say is that you made a big mistake. Big mistakes can be costly. I would never buy a crossbow and haven't bought a compound in years because there is an annual frenzy to get the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,475
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I bought a house for use as a rental. It was a...

I bought a house for use as a rental. It was a mid 1960s build which meant single pane glass in the windows and so-so insulation. I pretty much totally renovated the house and the windows were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,882
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I don't get pumped. I don't care for the killing...

I don't get pumped. I don't care for the killing part so usually I am a little sad. A clean kill does give me a sense of relief. Hunting is the highlight of my year but I can see the day coming...
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