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Forum: Traditional 07-10-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I run my bow trapline a couple of times a day. ...

I run my bow trapline a couple of times a day. Nothing at present. I'll let you know if I find one.
Forum: Traditional 07-09-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That may be a tall order. I see them come up...

That may be a tall order. I see them come up every now and then but they don't last long.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,701
Posted By 60 Deluxe
100 feet! That is about ninety percent of the...

100 feet! That is about ninety percent of the homes in America. LOL

We use Germania. Four properties, decent discounts for having home, auto, and liability umbrella from the same underwriter.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 838
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It was about $75 a pound for 410 last year. ...

It was about $75 a pound for 410 last year. Buying a new unit this year as the drip pan is leaking. Twenty three years is long enough to nurse a unit along.
Forum: Traditional 07-01-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I slow down during the summer. It is pretty easy...

I slow down during the summer. It is pretty easy to get in about fifty shots before the sun gets too bright in the morning and another hundred or so in the afternoon when the sun gets low in the...
Forum: Traditional 06-26-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By 60 Deluxe
When I was a kid we moved to Illinois. Lived on...

When I was a kid we moved to Illinois. Lived on an acreage that was loaded with black walnut. Guys would stop and offer to cut one or two down and would pay $200 for a ten foot log. This was close...
Forum: Traditional 06-24-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Should be a 54" bow. I don't like to pull even...

Should be a 54" bow. I don't like to pull even 58" bows past 28" My guess is that it is going to 50 or 51 pounds at your draw length
Forum: Traditional 06-19-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I leave a couple of bows strung and keep them in...

I leave a couple of bows strung and keep them in the shop with my arrows and gear. The bows that I store in the house are unstrung mainly because it takes less space to hang an unstrung bow.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,359
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Sell it. Two acres is pretty useless for...

Sell it. Two acres is pretty useless for anything and really useless for someone that lives two hundred miles away.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Dusty Britches-we were really dry this time last...

Dusty Britches-we were really dry this time last year so in order to save my momma cows, I pulled the calves off and weaned them for a month then hauled them to the sale barn. I was pleased all the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I think that cattle prices will be largely...

I think that cattle prices will be largely dependent on how much corn and soybeans end up being planted and when. If the grain supply is going to be tight (read expensive), the cattle feeders are...
Forum: Traditional 06-15-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Start light and long. If there is no one in your...

Start light and long. If there is no one in your neck of the woods to help out then Google is your friend. There are lots of videos out there to be found. Perhaps buy the book "Shooting the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,185
Posted By 60 Deluxe
For that kind of money, I would not want more...

For that kind of money, I would not want more than a half acre. You can't buy enough to do anything with, and keeping three acres up is a real time burner. When we were looking at land nearly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,816
Posted By 60 Deluxe
cow horn

cow horn
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,088
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm waiting on my wife to wake up so that we can...

I'm waiting on my wife to wake up so that we can leave. Probably gonna miss the morning bite.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-28-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It bothers me as well. It also bothers me when...

It bothers me as well. It also bothers me when people say "Happy Memorial Day". When I consider the sacrifice of our fallen troops, there is nothing happy about it. It makes me sad that they had...
Forum: Traditional 05-27-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,762
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You can get a lot more bow for the money if you...

You can get a lot more bow for the money if you stay away from Bear. There are lots of good bows out there for the budget you are working with. I think perhaps a three piece Bob Lee could be found....
Forum: Traditional 05-16-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
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: 426
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: 722
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: 422
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: 1,070
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: 335
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: 757
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: 757
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: 758
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: 493
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: 511
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: 1,552
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: 2,956
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: 2,337
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: 1,570
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: 689
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: 547
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: 781
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: 1,135
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: 825
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: 569
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: 894
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: 1,917
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: 813
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: 2,323
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: 1,724
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: 2,792
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: 1,461
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: 936
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: 936
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: 657
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: 2,781
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: 2,609
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...
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