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Forum: Traditional Today, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jerp
Sun is out! ...

Sun is out!
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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 915
Posted By jerp
I don’t guess many big city papers even have an...

I don’t guess many big city papers even have an outdoor writer anymore - there was a time when they all did. The Metroplex had several great ones - Bob Hood of the Ft Worth Star Telegram and Ray...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By jerp
Quality rain gear is expensive but well worth the...

Quality rain gear is expensive but well worth the money IMO. I had that revalation while hunting in a downpour while wearing FroggToggs. They had always kept me dry in light to moderate rain but I...
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By jerp
TBOT Cowtown - course is set!

All set and ready to go! I think you will really like the course - lots of interesting shots. A few of the bigger animals are out there a ways but most are at very reasonable distances. I predict...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-22-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,149
Posted By jerp
I spoke to soon, they both crashed out in the...

I spoke to soon, they both crashed out in the final
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-22-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 743
Posted By jerp
Im sure the large majority of LEOs around the...

Im sure the large majority of LEOs around the country are sickened by this.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-22-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,149
Posted By jerp
I’m enjoying the short track sprints tonight. The...

I’m enjoying the short track sprints tonight. The South Koreans - both women and men - are stone cold killers in this event. They just hang back early then turn it on and blow past everybody
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-22-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,994
Posted By jerp
I know most schools have a resource officer -...

I know most schools have a resource officer - I’ve been wondering why we have heard nothing about him. If that went down as reported I don’t see how that guy can live with himself. He was on the...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-22-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By jerp
Unlike John Wiley Price, I have always thought of...

Unlike John Wiley Price, I have always thought of Dwain Caraway as a relatively harmless clown but it is likely he is just as dirty. It really must be frustrating for citizens of Dallas - there has...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-22-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 796
Posted By jerp
That CNN Townhall is just going to make things...

That CNN Townhall is just going to make things worse, with no minds changed and the divide deepened. How do you suppose many Americans will react to seeing those people hysterically cheering at the...
Forum: Traditional 02-22-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By jerp
Look forward to seeing you Chuck! It's gonna be...

Look forward to seeing you Chuck! It's gonna be windy up around the pavilion and on the static range, but once you get down in the woods on the course it shouldn't be too bad. I'm going to be glad...
Forum: Traditional 02-22-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,582
Posted By jerp
Yeah, as of right now the rain is predicted to...

Yeah, as of right now the rain is predicted to end around noon. Even after a lot of rain the course drains well but you might want to bring some rubber boots. It is going to be windy Saturday...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By jerp
Icy road reports? West/North of Ft Worth

I'm hearing reports of ice forming on roads west and north of Ft Worth - freezing rain and sleet. It is a couple degrees above freezing here in town but it's been raining for several days straight...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By jerp
I had the same problem. For several days after a...

I had the same problem. For several days after a multi-inch rain, water would flow under my back fence from a big property behind us and flood my yard. The water would pond in my yard then slowly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By jerp
It has been raining here since Saturday and they...

It has been raining here since Saturday and they are forecasting 80-100% chance for the next 4 days. Iíll take it! (Other than I hope they are wrong about Saturday)
Forum: Traditional 02-20-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By jerp
Looks like we will have two. Years ago a member...

Looks like we will have two. Years ago a member built a turntable with an electric motor for a spinning target - it hasn't been used in a long time This year it will be a bear with a dot on his...
Forum: Traditional 02-19-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By jerp
That’s a great round Ken! My best by far was at...

That’s a great round Ken! My best by far was at the Texas Recurve Championship last year - I shot a 345 on a 40 target course. My goal is always to average better than 8 points per target and that is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,405
Posted By jerp
That book and movie means a lot to me. I grew up...

That book and movie means a lot to me. I grew up in NE Oklahoma and spent many days of my childhood camping, fishing and just wandering around the area where it takes place - what they call the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By jerp
Once I get settled in I use a puffer or a little...

Once I get settled in I use a puffer or a little tuft of cotton to see where the currents are pushing air out of the blind - thatís where I mount the Ozonics
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By jerp
I don’t guess any blind is totally scent free but...

I don’t guess any blind is totally scent free but a Krivoman with the windows and the vent closed is about as close as you can get. There was a long thread a few weeks ago with opinions on 3 windows...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,150
Posted By jerp
As long as I have been walking this planet you...

As long as I have been walking this planet you would think I would have crossed paths with more celebrities - maybe I’m not paying attention. I did meet a few famous musicians during my first job out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By jerp
My 09’ is still rolling solid but I’m getting the...

My 09’ is still rolling solid but I’m getting the itch for the new technology. Then I remember how much I like not having a truck payment. I’m sure I’ll rationalize myself into a new one eventually..
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By jerp
Y’all come! Same great course you expect from us,...

Y’all come! Same great course you expect from us, cheaper entry fee!
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-16-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,150
Posted By jerp
This has to be a huge letdown for the media. I'm...

This has to be a huge letdown for the media. I'm sure they will find a way to spin it to discredit the administration.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 687
Posted By jerp
I got the shocks replaced fairly recently but I...

I got the shocks replaced fairly recently but I guess the damage was already done. Well over 100k on the truck before I swapped them out.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-16-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,949
Posted By jerp
What jfisher posted is evidence of unbelievable...

What jfisher posted is evidence of unbelievable incompetence. You could make a case that they couldn't find him based on his youtube comment last Fall - maybe - but this is inexcusable. Someone...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 687
Posted By jerp
Got them at Discount Tire - thanks, I will give...

Got them at Discount Tire - thanks, I will give that a shot.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 687
Posted By jerp
What ply rating is enough? I don't want them...

What ply rating is enough? I don't want them stiffer than they need to be but want adequate protection offroad.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 687
Posted By jerp
All-terrain tire advice?

I have not kept up with the latest in tires so I thought I'd come here for some advice. I have a Tacoma that is my daily driver. I need to replace the BFGs I put on them a couple of years ago. I...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-16-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 975
Posted By jerp
I agree that different times call for different...

I agree that different times call for different measures. Growing up, my dad's guns (and mine since I got my first one at age 12) were in an unlocked hall closet with the ammo on a shelf. I guess I...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-15-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,085
Posted By jerp
Everybody on all sides of the debate are...

Everybody on all sides of the debate are desperate to find a way to stop the carnage but we are all grasping at straws. There have always been guns readily available, there have always been people...
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By jerp
[QUOTE=Geezy Rider;13185658]We have the steel...

[QUOTE=Geezy Rider;13185658]We have the steel armadillo at Cowtown. I've donated a few arrows to his campfire. :rolleyes:

Hey John, see if Tbot is going to have a long range shot and if not put...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-14-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,949
Posted By jerp
Sadly, I don't know if there is an answer that...

Sadly, I don't know if there is an answer that will keep a truly evil/crazy person from carrying out an attack, but I have to think more armed school personnel would help. Be careful when you read...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-14-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,949
Posted By jerp
I know many initial reports are wrong but I just...

I know many initial reports are wrong but I just read one said that he pulled a fire alarm then opened fire as big groups were exiting the school
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,229
Posted By jerp
On your 20 shot test - my first thought was "I...

On your 20 shot test - my first thought was "I could do that, you only have to average 3 points per arrow". But the more I think about it realistically, I don't think I would pass. Out of 20 shots I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 675
Posted By jerp
X2 on this area. Google "camping Conejos River"...

X2 on this area. Google "camping Conejos River" and you will see some great options. I have had had several great fishing trips there. It is adjacent to a zillion acres of the Rio Grande National...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,606
Posted By jerp
I don't know anything about rhinos but it...

I don't know anything about rhinos but it wouldn't surprise me if they could walk through a regular 5 strand fence like it was made of kite string. That would be a cool program - they have tried...
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,229
Posted By jerp
I can keep it on a 9" plate from 20 and do pretty...

I can keep it on a 9" plate from 20 and do pretty well on 3d animals at that distance. However I don't have the confidence to shoot a deer at that distance. If the deer moves at all it could be a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By jerp
the elk jumped into the tail rotor? I bet that...

the elk jumped into the tail rotor? I bet that made a mess!
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,229
Posted By jerp
I think 9" is too big - for my comfort level...

I think 9" is too big - for my comfort level anyway. I have 4" bulls on my target face.I don't feel confident from a given distance unless during a practice session almost all my arrows are in that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By jerp
About 10 years ago we started a group at church...

About 10 years ago we started a group at church that builds wheelchair ramps around our part of the county. Some are built for church members but the large majority of the people are referred to us...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By jerp
In this type of situation I always tend to...

In this type of situation I always tend to believe the simplest most logical explanation, which in this case is alien abduction.:D
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-13-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,149
Posted By jerp
Man that Japanese kid - looked really painfull

Man that Japanese kid - looked really painfull
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,818
Posted By jerp
I will be preparing grilled lobster and filet...

I will be preparing grilled lobster and filet mignon. Saffron rice with grilled asparagus on the side.
Forum: Traditional 02-13-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By jerp
Ideas - "Novelty shots" for trad tournament?

We have a TBOT event at Cowtown weekend after next. I plan to set up a couple of novelty shots - where you kick in a couple of bucks to shoot at an unusual and fun target for a chance to win a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,223
Posted By jerp
According to witness reports, two bikers were...

According to witness reports, two bikers were shot in the head while laying on the ground - by other bikers . (might explain angle of wound channel) Have you guys read reports from the court...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-12-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By jerp
I wondered about that too - it's a diopter sight...

I wondered about that too - it's a diopter sight - similar to a peep
https://www.quora.com/What-scopes-are-used-on-biathlon-rifles
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-12-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By jerp
Biathlon rifles...

Watching the biathlon events at the Olympics I became intrigued by the rifles they use so I read-up on them a bit. Incredibly specialized for that specific purpose:
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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-12-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,149
Posted By jerp
I've watched a little of the figure skating this...

I've watched a little of the figure skating this year. If you can ignore his in-your-face flamboyance (many can't, obviously) Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are both really good skating commentators.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-11-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,149
Posted By jerp
I really enjoy the alpine skiing events,...

I really enjoy the alpine skiing events, especially the downhill. (The moguls competitition makes my knees hurt just watching it.)I also enjoy the speed skating and the bobsled and luge. I watch the...
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