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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-14-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,801
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Just because the company says a truck will tow...

Just because the company says a truck will tow 10,000 pounds, don't believe it. There is a world of difference between towing with a heavy duty truck built for work and a 1/2 ton targeted to the...
Forum: Traditional 04-14-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You should recover quickly, if you do do your PT....

You should recover quickly, if you do do your PT. My wife had both knees replaced the last week in August 2017. She worked liked a trooper getting through the therapy and now can out walk me. ...
Forum: Traditional 04-09-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Welcome to the trad side. Yea, you might want to...

Welcome to the trad side. Yea, you might want to get something with about half that draw weight to learn with. You really don't need to be struggling to pull the bow at first, in fact, pulling the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 834
Posted By 60 Deluxe
We had three companies bid our job. The high bid...

We had three companies bid our job. The high bid was close to $60,000 more than the one we went with. Our roofer used Berridge material and used their rolling machine to build panels on site. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 834
Posted By 60 Deluxe
We did our church and parish hall last summer. ...

We did our church and parish hall last summer. 278 squares tear off and new 2" standing seam 22 gauge. $272,000
Forum: Traditional 04-02-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've been considering playing with my anchor...

I've been considering playing with my anchor point again. Currently laying the first thumb knuckle on my ear lobe. It's hard to get a good line down the arrow that way and the eyeglasses have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,611
Posted By 60 Deluxe
NOPE. Nothing in the world is more worthless...

NOPE. Nothing in the world is more worthless than jewelry. You can't eat it. You will be lucky to get 25% of what you paid if you have to sell it. My advice is to quit your job. Spend three...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Old age and trad bows are not a good mix. I am...

Old age and trad bows are not a good mix. I am quickly getting there. It is not the ability to draw the bow but rather poor eyesight and arthritis that will cause me to hang it up.

Hang in...
Forum: Traditional 03-31-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,575
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Surely you jest, Rick. I left Tradgang after an...

Surely you jest, Rick. I left Tradgang after an exchange or two with the administrators about what would happen to the photographs when the photo hosting services got tired of being used as Tradgang...
Forum: Traditional 03-26-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,186
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I generally leave my shooting bows strung up on...

I generally leave my shooting bows strung up on the rack in the shop. I unstring them when they are brought back into the house as there simply isn't room on the racks for bows that are strung.

I...
Forum: Traditional 03-25-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Very pretty bow. I tend to ignore the short ones...

Very pretty bow. I tend to ignore the short ones when they come up for sale so didn't really look this one over. Bob makes some really pretty bows and has stepped up the game even more in the last...
Forum: Traditional 03-24-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I find that tannerite works much better than...

I find that tannerite works much better than archery on days like you described. But archery does work given enough time.
Forum: Traditional 03-23-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 662
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good job! Now go to the feed store and invest...

Good job! Now go to the feed store and invest $12 in a pint of permethrin concentrate. Get an old windex bottle and fill it nearly full of water. Add a half ounce of the permethrin and shake well....
Forum: Traditional 03-22-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You should see my new one.

You should see my new one.
Forum: Traditional 03-22-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Just a heads up

I posted my extra Tall Tines for sale http://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13266066#post13266066
Forum: Traditional 03-21-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 683
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Those bolt may not look very good but they sure...

Those bolt may not look very good but they sure spoil you if you take the bow apart very often. About the only thing faster is an ilf rig.
Forum: Traditional 03-21-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I only have three. Left is the Sarrels Blueridge...

I only have three. Left is the Sarrels Blueridge S/R that I bought from Randy. It is now 47# 60". The middle bow is new to me as of last week, an older Martin Savannah 45# 62". It is one of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-21-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If they call and ask for stuff like that, I just...

If they call and ask for stuff like that, I just tell them that we have a legal system and police departments that has all of that information readily available and suggest that they use it because I...
Forum: Traditional 03-21-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 683
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I saw the other thread about quivers and it...

I saw the other thread about quivers and it reminded me of this one that came with the latest bow. I don't use them.
Forum: Traditional 03-21-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Quivers...I like back quivers. I sell any bow...

Quivers...I like back quivers. I sell any bow quivers asap if one comes with a bow that I buy or trade for. I tried one last fall and hated how the arrows were always bumping things and getting in...
Forum: Traditional 03-21-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 683
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I think that you will like the bow. I have a...

I think that you will like the bow. I have a couple of them and really cannot tell a lot of difference between them and the Schafer Silvertips. I took my newest out and shot it yesterday morning. ...
Forum: Traditional 03-05-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,045
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Bob is building some pretty bows. According to...

Bob is building some pretty bows. According to him and a couple of other guys, those Yukons are easy to shoot and shoot well.
Sell off some of those old bows. Then take the money and buy another...
Forum: Traditional 03-01-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I pulled out the Whippenstick longbow and did...

I pulled out the Whippenstick longbow and did some measuring on it. It appears to be cut an eighth past center but the strike plate is thick enough to bring it back to center. I tried to Google the...
Forum: Traditional 02-07-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Knowing what they sell for new and knowing what...

Knowing what they sell for new and knowing what the resale usually is, I can honestly say that the Dakotas probably depreciate faster and more than any other bow on the market. Rick is one hell of a...
Forum: Traditional 02-07-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've seen the logo before but it doesn't come to...

I've seen the logo before but it doesn't come to mind right now.

At 68 pounds that bow would be a wall hanger around here. Eat your Wheaties and enjoy it.
Forum: Traditional 02-04-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I think that you will really like the bow. So...

I think that you will really like the bow. So many options with ilf limb fitting. I'm a bit behind and still enjoying the Hoyt Buffalo with formula limbs. I actually sold a Satori to move back to...
Forum: Traditional 01-21-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,787
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I always tune the bow to be quiet then find an...

I always tune the bow to be quiet then find an arrow setup that shoots well from that bow. I am mildly curious if and how close that tuning method comes to your testing and statistics driven method....
Forum: Traditional 01-14-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By 60 Deluxe
When you factor in how long it takes to pull an...

When you factor in how long it takes to pull an order, package it, label it, then do the paperwork, you will see that the cost for them prior to getting it out the door is about the same for a tab or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,258
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Google is your friend, for sure. Even if you use...

Google is your friend, for sure. Even if you use it only to find the manufacturers website. Just consider the source of the info prior to repeating it. It is a pretty safe bet that it is accurate...
Forum: Traditional 12-30-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That was a great hunt. I figure that the...

That was a great hunt. I figure that the critters know a good cold spell is coming and they are out getting groceries while the weather is good.
Forum: Traditional 12-21-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,205
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have seen this subject debated on other...

I have seen this subject debated on other websites several times. It sometimes gets pretty ugly. The reason it gets ugly is because "traditional archery" is all about opinion. Even if a conference...
Forum: Traditional 12-20-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By 60 Deluxe
True also. I have a 1949 static recurve with an...

True also. I have a 1949 static recurve with an aluminum lam and glass backing. I suspect that they were already using machines to cut the laminations prior to Nels leaving. I have never seen...
Forum: Traditional 12-19-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Yes, I know about Nelson (Nels) Grumley. I...

Yes, I know about Nelson (Nels) Grumley. I watched one of his bows sell for $1800, if my memory serves me correctly, on Ebay about a year ago. Nels parted ways with Fred when Fred insisted on using...
Forum: Traditional 12-15-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I know next to nothing about it. But, I have...

I know next to nothing about it. But, I have read that you need to use an opposite handed bow than you normally use due to the manner in which the string rolls on the draw.
Forum: Traditional 12-15-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,099
Posted By 60 Deluxe
They show up at my feeders all hours of the day...

They show up at my feeders all hours of the day and night. I sure wish that these deer would learn how it is supposed to be done.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-15-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 868
Posted By 60 Deluxe
My wife was dumb enough to complain about my gift...

My wife was dumb enough to complain about my gift wrapping skills when she was still in her twenties. She is in her fifties now and I still remember those hurtful comments. I took it as a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-15-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,665
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I understood just fine. I have a son in law just...

I understood just fine. I have a son in law just like you. Sometimes he remembers the light but forgets to charge the battery. Or comes bowhunting but doesn't bring his release. Nothing is ever...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-15-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,517
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Concealed in church or where there is a 30:07...

Concealed in church or where there is a 30:07 sign. Otherwise open carry with shirt tucked in. My pants are full enough already. I have only had one old fellow ask me about it. Asked me if I am...
Forum: Traditional 12-13-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Problem with the trucks around here is that guys...

Problem with the trucks around here is that guys have them leveled then when they put an itty bitty load in them they look like they are overloaded. Sure wreaks havoc on my old tired eyes at night...
Forum: Traditional 12-12-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,029
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Congrats on the buck. But I would have said...

Congrats on the buck. But I would have said unfamiliar thwack of contact with flesh since this is your first one. Great story. Enjoyed reading it.
Forum: Traditional 12-12-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have roughly the same bow but pulling it to...

I have roughly the same bow but pulling it to 29". Using 29 1/2" 500s (carbon) with 175 up front. I should be at 50# at my draw length.

I never have been able to get a spine calculator to come...
Forum: Traditional 12-09-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,073
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If I ever have another son I intend to name him...

If I ever have another son I intend to name him Ruger. But since I got cut about thirty five years ago I probably won't need to use it.
Forum: Traditional 12-08-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Congrats.

Congrats.
Forum: Traditional 12-08-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Watching that makes me wonder if we are babying...

Watching that makes me wonder if we are babying our American made bows too much. Ask yourself just what can he be using in that bow material wise that we don't have in our bows. Plastic lams maybe.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,815
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It is not a good year to buy a vehicle. Normally...

It is not a good year to buy a vehicle. Normally you can find new trucks on year end closeouts for about the same price as the used ones are selling for. I haven't bothered to even look this year. ...
Forum: Traditional 12-06-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I thought about it. My luck would be to kill one...

I thought about it. My luck would be to kill one of my cows.
Forum: Traditional 12-06-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Congrats on the pigs. That is a nice bow. I...

Congrats on the pigs. That is a nice bow. I hope to try one someday.
Forum: Traditional 12-06-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,407
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I guess that you should have picked out a larger...

I guess that you should have picked out a larger target. It sounds like a fun day anyway.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have been burned every time that I carried a...

I have been burned every time that I carried a note for a friend. That contract is worthless when you consider that it will cost you thousands in attorney fees and court costs to enforce it should...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
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