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Forum: Traditional 05-16-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Just a quick fyi, when a bowyer adds an I beam,...

Just a quick fyi, when a bowyer adds an I beam, it means that he puts a slice of wood down the centerline of the riser. That wood will be visible in the sight window and for what ever width it is...
Forum: Traditional 05-12-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I put the hardest string that I can make on to...

I put the hardest string that I can make on to them. 452x material makes for a pretty good string. They are pretty unexciting bows until you help them out a bit. I have one with a modified riser...
Forum: Traditional 05-05-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have several but actually prefer some homemade...

I have several but actually prefer some homemade ones that I sewed up using old leather from work boot tops. A pair of old boots will yield four pocket quivers large enough to hold eight or nine...
Forum: Traditional 05-03-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've gone to buying mine on Ebay. Usually odd...

I've gone to buying mine on Ebay. Usually odd lot stuff. UltraCam when I can find it. It feels good to get six or seven spools for fifty bucks. Not sure what is listed presently, though. The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,054
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I lost interest in the Blazer when they switched...

I lost interest in the Blazer when they switched to the gutless 305 cu in V8. Chevy can do what ever they want. I don't care. I'm solid in the Ford column now and if they quit making Fords I'll go...
Forum: Traditional 04-23-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I put the limbs together and hold them with a...

I put the limbs together and hold them with a couple of rubber bands. Place them in a bow or limb sock then lay them on a high shelf with the curve of the limb hanging over the edge. After realizing...
Forum: Traditional 04-15-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Stringer too long? Step on it with both feet and...

Stringer too long? Step on it with both feet and adjust the width of your stance to take up excess length. I usually use a stringer that is the correct length for a one foot hold, but there are a...
Forum: Traditional 04-13-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That string is twisted tighter than ****'s...

That string is twisted tighter than ****'s hatband already. I'm of the opinion that a couple and certainly no more than three twists per inch is about the maximum. If the string is a Flemish twist...
Forum: Traditional 04-03-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 698
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I would like to see you use a one piece or bolted...

I would like to see you use a one piece or bolted limb recurve. ILF set ups have a distinctive sound to them that isn't there in the other bows. My theory is that there is actually a tiny bit of...
Forum: Traditional 04-03-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Samick Sage or similar. Maybe an older target...

Samick Sage or similar. Maybe an older target bow from the sixties as they are cheap and plentiful. There is no need to get one above forty pounds for now. Look on Ebay, archerytalk.com, or...
Forum: Traditional 03-30-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If you can get by with 150 grain, 3 Rivers has...

If you can get by with 150 grain, 3 Rivers has two blade Piledrivers on sale 3 for $14.99. I am using them now and am really impressed with how they fly and how robust they are. I would buy some...
Forum: Traditional 03-26-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,488
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have found that my old tired eyes do not focus...

I have found that my old tired eyes do not focus to the focal point where the sight is located so they are a wasted effort. The same goes for iron sights on rifles. I do still have several bows...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,927
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Vanity will cost you. Step away from the fancy...

Vanity will cost you. Step away from the fancy trucks and you can get out the door for about half of that amount. I sold Fords for long enough to see how much the dealership makes on the top end...
Forum: Recipes 03-13-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,209
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I mentioned to the wife yesterday that we...

I mentioned to the wife yesterday that we probably could make our own. Your timing is perfect! Thank you. I expect that ours will have a small roasted Habenero added.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,561
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I made several thousand more and paid less. It...

I made several thousand more and paid less. It really depends on what your situation is. We haven't been able to itemize for about fifteen years now so many of the changes did not have an effect on...
Forum: Traditional 03-08-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Borrow a light bow and draw it to a comfortable...

Borrow a light bow and draw it to a comfortable anchor. Shoot a few arrows and try some different anchor points. When you find one that works that is probably a pretty good anchor point. Then...
Forum: Traditional 02-28-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That is almost a longbow so the 4" shorter than...

That is almost a longbow so the 4" shorter than bow length rule may not work. Longbows take 3" shorter. I have to agree with Kossetx on 56 1/2".
Forum: Traditional 02-18-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I use B50 or B55 on old bows. On newer bows I...

I use B50 or B55 on old bows. On newer bows I use what ever comes with the bow until it wears out then usually build new strings using Ultracam or 452X.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,131
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've been out of the rendering business for...

I've been out of the rendering business for several years now, but can tell you that someone is taking about $3.00 worth of a commodity and trying to market it for five times what it is worth. Go...
Forum: Traditional 02-07-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Ha, I gave up running about the same time that I...

Ha, I gave up running about the same time that I gave up drinking. 3 mph is about tops for this old dog.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have a Beman R1 as well. You have to buy an...

I have a Beman R1 as well. You have to buy an airgun scope for those. I didn't pay much for the scope on it now and it works fine. It is something that I picked up at Cabelas years ago. I started...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Unless you have some tricky tax situation, a tax...

Unless you have some tricky tax situation, a tax program is the way to go. We have rental properties, farm and ranch, investments, pension income, and her W2 to deal with. In all honesty, using...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,908
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Crime should go down in Chicago. Those gang...

Crime should go down in Chicago. Those gang bangers may actually have their pants pulled up too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 807
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have a 5205 with a front bucket and rear blade....

I have a 5205 with a front bucket and rear blade. Somewhere around 7000 pounds total weight. I've hauled it a few times on my car hauler with 2 3500 pound axles and it is pretty not fun. I've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-28-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,316
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Might make a good golf cart or hobby farmer...

Might make a good golf cart or hobby farmer vehicle. I won't be needing one of them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-28-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,709
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Look up Roy Isom at Tye, TX. He travels up into...

Look up Roy Isom at Tye, TX. He travels up into the midwest and brings lots of implements back home with him. His card says that he deals in both implements and tractors. I've dealt with Roy twice...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 01-28-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,755
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It is pretty tough to qualify a big cat for the...

It is pretty tough to qualify a big cat for the prize money considering all of the fox or coyotes that you have to bring with it.
Forum: Traditional 01-22-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You shouldn't notice the stiff arrows for blank...

You shouldn't notice the stiff arrows for blank baling or short shots. It probably won't be pretty at twenty yards. Those are so stiff that the arrow may slam into the sight window. If so, you had...
Forum: Traditional 01-22-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I may try on of those. He was grouping pretty...

I may try on of those. He was grouping pretty well with it. The clank that his bow was making had me looking to see what was going on. I cannot stand a noisy bow.
Forum: Traditional 01-21-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I understand where you have been with trad as...

I understand where you have been with trad as I've been there too. About the time that I get where I'm shooting well, my string fingers will give out on me. Yesterday it was shoot, cuss, shake my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-18-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The Triax, being a shorter bow, may not work for...

The Triax, being a shorter bow, may not work for you. It also is a lower brace height. Better try one first. I bought a Halon 6 and didn't fare too well with it so I got rid of it and found a...
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,482
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Blood washes off and your mom will still love you...

Blood washes off and your mom will still love you even if you got a little bloody. Congrats on the deer. I think that it is pretty awesome that you built the riser.
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,364
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I prefer to still hunt. My tripods are no good...

I prefer to still hunt. My tripods are no good for recurve bows, the trees are too short and don't have enough vegetation for cover, and I absolutely will give up hunting before sitting in an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,257
Posted By 60 Deluxe
They may be o.k. bows, but I don't really care...

They may be o.k. bows, but I don't really care about speed. I like a bow that sells for 40% of list price ten years down the road. That means Mathews. Obsession bows are bringing that after about...
Forum: Traditional 12-27-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That looks like a lot of fun.

That looks like a lot of fun.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,676
Posted By 60 Deluxe
My logic is that it doesn't matter if the weapon...

My logic is that it doesn't matter if the weapon was built fully automatic or if adding parts inside or outside of the gun makes it fully automatic. The end result is the same. I believe that the...
Forum: Traditional 12-16-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I played with one a few times. It is so...

I played with one a few times. It is so discombobulating that I just shake my head and put it away. Our trad bows and arrows are tuned to shoot right using the effect of the string rolling off of...
Forum: Traditional 12-14-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By 60 Deluxe
This is why I seldom use a blind for morning...

This is why I seldom use a blind for morning hunts. I love to still hunt so I do that in the morning and save the sits for evenings.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,807
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, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,649
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, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
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, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
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, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
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, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
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, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
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, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
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, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
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, 02:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,641
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, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,007
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, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
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...
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