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Forum: Traditional 02-19-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By coop
Hope to see you there. Don't know if Joe or I...

Hope to see you there. Don't know if Joe or I will be able to shoot but wanting to come anyway.

JC
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-17-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 749
Posted By coop
I'm for public hangings or putting them to death...

I'm for public hangings or putting them to death in the manner they killed their victim.

I also don't understand how it can take 15 to 20 years to do it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By coop
I have one and love it. It is smooth and very...

I have one and love it. It is smooth and very accurate at 100 yds. 30-30 is plenty good to 150 for whitetail size critters.
Mine shoots 150 grain Federals great but doesn't care much for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,325
Posted By coop
This is what I was thinking also. Sorry for...

This is what I was thinking also.

Sorry for your loss. He will be joined by many brothers up there.

JC
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,060
Posted By coop
Well said and me Too.;)b;)b;)b

Well said and me Too.;)b;)b;)b
Forum: Traditional 02-03-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By coop
Buff, I've played that game for a long time....

Buff,

I've played that game for a long time. I think it helps and it also makes practicing more enjoyable for me.

JC
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,564
Posted By coop
:mad:I always miss the good stuff.:mad:

:mad:I always miss the good stuff.:mad:
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,266
Posted By coop
This is the biggest problem. I grew up on a...

This is the biggest problem.

I grew up on a farm with farms on all sides. No one pinned their dogs. They were farm dogs and expected to keep the varmints out of the chickens and away from stock....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,535
Posted By coop
Working.

Working.
Forum: Traditional 02-03-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By coop
I've always likened my style of aiming like...

I've always likened my style of aiming like throwing a baseball. Not using a sighting system per-say. It works very well shooting in the dark when I can't see my arrow.

I never notice the tip of...
Forum: Traditional 02-03-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By coop
I started shooting long before I knew of any...

I started shooting long before I knew of any literature or anyone with the proper knowledge to help me. I watched Howard Hill, Ben Pearson, Fred Bear, The Thompson bothers, and a few more on movie...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-03-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 9,233
Posted By coop
What you say has merit. The parties have changed...

What you say has merit. The parties have changed positions since I first started voting. The Dems use to be the conservatives and the Reps the liberals.

I'm not sure there is much difference in...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-02-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 9,233
Posted By coop
I love this silly Indians argument. However, it...

I love this silly Indians argument. However, it is scary how some people's minds work. "Or doesn't"

:D:D:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By coop
I will be very surprised if anyone of consequence...

I will be very surprised if anyone of consequence is does any time or is even prosecuted.

I wish the law breakers would be really punished but I won't believe it until it happens.

They just...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-29-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,747
Posted By coop
Since the 103 is circumference I say 1,312 Pounds...

Since the 103 is circumference I say 1,312 Pounds of corn. Give or take 12 pounds.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-27-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,664
Posted By coop
Off to a good start.;)b

Off to a good start.;)b
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-26-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By coop
I can see where this is going. It won't be long...

I can see where this is going. It won't be long until you read on line where an old fat dude went to jail for eating a pork sandwich in public.

It'll be me.

JC
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,345
Posted By coop
Can't think of anything I wouldn't hunt but there...

Can't think of anything I wouldn't hunt but there are several I have little desire to hunt.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-26-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,902
Posted By coop
Actually it is a Remington, I also have a...

Actually it is a Remington, I also have a Palmetto with a 1/7 twist that shoots just about as well. Don't know about the Anderson rifles. As I stated there are a lot of people that know more about...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-26-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,747
Posted By coop
This is correct. You can divide it by 55 gallons...

This is correct. You can divide it by 55 gallons (Barrel) and if you know how much a 55 gal drum will hold it will get you pretty close. So yes it should be over 12,000 pounds of corn.

JC
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-26-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,902
Posted By coop
There are a lot of people on here that know a lot...

There are a lot of people on here that know a lot more than I do about this type rifle. But I tend to think you may have gotten a lemon.
I have 3 and my worst one will group 5 round groups 0.75"...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,207
Posted By coop
Bandy The Rodeo Clown

Bandy The Rodeo Clown
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,343
Posted By coop
If you decide to sue, be sure you have text,...

If you decide to sue, be sure you have text, e-mails or something in writing that he admits to his financial and physical responsibility for what happened. Makes it a lot easier to prove his...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-14-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,664
Posted By coop
Add 1 with Duke trap and dry dog food. 3...

Add 1 with Duke trap and dry dog food.

3 total
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 958
Posted By coop
I have 2 1970 336 30-30 Marlins and they don't...

I have 2 1970 336 30-30 Marlins and they don't like the LEVERevolution at all. I have a Henry 30-30 that shoots it fine. 1.5" group. Someone else might do better, I'm pretty shaky now.
I have an old...
Forum: Traditional 01-06-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,953
Posted By coop
In answer to you original question, archers have...

In answer to you original question, archers have been having these same conversations for over 60 years that I know of. The really only difference is we now have compounds and crossbows to include in...
Forum: Traditional 01-06-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By coop
Good looking arrows. With the exception of a...

Good looking arrows. With the exception of a little experimenting with fiberglass in the early 70s, graflex in the early 80s and aluminum in the late 80s I have used and hunted with wood for over 50...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,740
Posted By coop
Nailed it perfectly.;)b

Nailed it perfectly.;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,740
Posted By coop
That's true but he darn sure can tell which ones...

That's true but he darn sure can tell which ones to shoot or not shoot.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-04-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,472
Posted By coop
;)b;)b;)b;)b:D:D:D

;)b;)b;)b;)b:D:D:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,740
Posted By coop
Some very good question.;)b

Some very good question.;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,740
Posted By coop
I've enjoyed swapping opinions on this but I've...

I've enjoyed swapping opinions on this but I've got to move along. Maybe someday we can share a campfire and discuss it further.

Have a great 2018.

JC
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,740
Posted By coop
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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,740
Posted By coop
The state wants larger antlers to lure more...

The state wants larger antlers to lure more hunters in the field. Especially out of staters. The bigger the antlers the more people will pay to hunt them which translates into more money in the state...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,740
Posted By coop
I guess I'm a little dense but I'm uncertain why...

I guess I'm a little dense but I'm uncertain why there needs to be any restrictions on the size or age of a buck unless required by the land owner. Why should the state even care.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,275
Posted By coop
You're reading it right. My place is near lake...

You're reading it right. My place is near lake Whitney and boarders a park on 2.5 sides. From what I've been told there is approximately 200 to 250 acres of no hunting and approximately 150 acres of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,740
Posted By coop
This is exactly what I'm seeing on my place...

This is exactly what I'm seeing on my place already. I'm not a fan of the 13" rule and I think it was done by the state for no other reason than money.

Just my observations and opinion.

JC
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,275
Posted By coop
I feed between 19,000 and 20,000 pounds from Jan...

I feed between 19,000 and 20,000 pounds from Jan thru Sept. They eat 500 lbs in 3 to 4 days but I only fill the feeder once a week. I just can't afford to feed all they will eat.

The deer almost...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-30-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 37,675
Posted By coop
4 more down. Dukes and dry dog food. 1778

4 more down. Dukes and dry dog food.

1778
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-30-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,465
Posted By coop
All my Marlins are 60s and 70s. Great rifles. ...

All my Marlins are 60s and 70s. Great rifles.

I use a pump 12 ga for tracking. Not saying it's the best, just my choice.

I don't think you can go wrong with the Henry 44, 20".
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-30-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,465
Posted By coop
Sold mine back in 1985. Just one of the worst...

Sold mine back in 1985. Just one of the worst mistakes I've ever made.

I have a 44 and a 30-30 and both will do the job well. The 30-30 will give you a little more range if you ever need it but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 37,675
Posted By coop
1759 3 this week, dry dog food & Duke...

1759

3 this week, dry dog food & Duke traps.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-12-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 58,682
Posted By coop
Game Warden told me that they didn't have time to...

Game Warden told me that they didn't have time to enforce Corp rules. As long as a person was state legal they were happy.
Guess it depends on the Game Warden.

JC
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By coop
I remember it but it never was one of my...

I remember it but it never was one of my favorites. Can't remember what years it was on. I was to busy chasing girls.:D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-09-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,201
Posted By coop
The first shotgun I bought was a used 183D...

The first shotgun I bought was a used 183D Mossberg in 16 gauge. Looked like the one above. Geeeeeze that was a long time ago. I traded it for a Skill saw after I got grown.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,661
Posted By coop
He was taken from what we call the Park Stand on...

He was taken from what we call the Park Stand on the additional property we got. You need to come down and check it out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By coop
Saw those at the field archery shoots back in the...

Saw those at the field archery shoots back in the 60's. Long before 3D shoots. Some people kept the site settings taped to the side of riser similar to the picture above.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,661
Posted By coop
The hunt couldn't have worked out better if it...

The hunt couldn't have worked out better if it were planned. It was his first time to deer hunt and the rifle has sentimental value because it belonged to his late father. He made a perfect shot, the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,661
Posted By coop
Thanks for the good words, but actually I'm very...

Thanks for the good words, but actually I'm very selfish. I enjoy visiting with these brave men and being allowed to share in their experience probably as much or more than they enjoy the hunt.

JC
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,661
Posted By coop
Hopefully we'll be able to do this again next...

Hopefully we'll be able to do this again next year. You're more than welcome to add his name to the list next year if he is a combat veteran. Hopefully we'll be starting the new list for the drawing...
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