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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By tex4k
This time of year the hens need nesting cover,...

This time of year the hens need nesting cover, grow the preferred combo of grass/brush the hens will move in. Had a lease with this problem in reverse, spring into summer we were covered up with...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By tex4k
2nd the 20v dewault, usually can do my whole...

2nd the 20v dewault, usually can do my whole place (home on 3 lots with 4 out buildings fenced) in about an hour without a backup battery.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-17-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,720
Posted By tex4k
Stinkin' deer will go out of their way to kill a...

Stinkin' deer will go out of their way to kill a fruit tree or just about anything else I plant! They've came into town this year, beat/ate two plum trees, 4 spineless prickly pear ate to the ground,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By tex4k
I built mine out of a 8x8 portable building,...

I built mine out of a 8x8 portable building, heavily insulated, no coolbot just a jerry rigged commercial freezer thermostat on 18000 but a/c unit, will hold 40 deg or less during a west Texas...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,367
Posted By tex4k
Color pattern says coyote

Color pattern says coyote
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,618
Posted By tex4k
The tax district appraisal is factored in there...

The tax district appraisal is factored in there also, I'm in W Texas, my insurance came very close to doubling this year also, told the agent I'd insure for less, they said "as policy they wouldn't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By tex4k
Whatever it is it looks like it needs to eat, or...

Whatever it is it looks like it needs to eat, or at least be rehydrated.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 697
Posted By tex4k
Been over 20 yrs since I took the family, the...

Been over 20 yrs since I took the family, the Buffalo Bill museum in Cody, WY would be a must see, I need to go back, we stayed one night in Gardner, Mt. one night and we're warned a couple of times...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,217
Posted By tex4k
I remember being able to catch a domino game in...

I remember being able to catch a domino game in action just about anytime I walked into the feed store or barber shop. I guess the dominos kinda faded away with those common parts of Americana, man...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,525
Posted By tex4k
Maybe they been watching old Howie Mandell film...

Maybe they been watching old Howie Mandell film clips.....never mind he used gloves. Carry on!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,450
Posted By tex4k
Move the feeder but kick your nephew in the twins...

Move the feeder but kick your nephew in the twins before his wedding night!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,093
Posted By tex4k
Another vote for kestrel (aka sparrow hawk. aka...

Another vote for kestrel (aka sparrow hawk. aka blue darter hawk) there's a ton of them coming through here during dove season, I've seen those with the inexperienced eye throw a load of shot their...
Forum: Traditional 03-30-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By tex4k
I need to get you in contact with one of my...

I need to get you in contact with one of my uncles, his idea of a week long fishing trip was a six pack of RC Cola, a six pack of Vienna wienees, and a fishing pole. This was midsummer on the Pecos...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,799
Posted By tex4k
Man that would be a justifiable homicide event at...

Man that would be a justifiable homicide event at my house, don't nobody mess with momma's Cadbury eggs!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,630
Posted By tex4k
C'mon be a man, you trapped it, reach in there...

C'mon be a man, you trapped it, reach in there and take him out, do what you gotta do. The smell will wash off after about 3 good bathing with a soap mixture of dawn-hydrogen peroxide-borax. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,074
Posted By tex4k
Shoot that ain't nothing, I saw one 'bout a 4...

Shoot that ain't nothing, I saw one 'bout a 4 footer in Reagan County in a windmill pond, was about 4' long, I put my foot on a cottonwood root and that thing shot out into the pond. That was during...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,658
Posted By tex4k
Rain gage showed about 1/2 inch here, don't know...

Rain gage showed about 1/2 inch here, don't know when we last had measurable rain. Glad it came though, I was afraid I might get out of mowing weeds this year.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,690
Posted By tex4k
Actually that guy is true representative of a...

Actually that guy is true representative of a human sheep or goat! Everyone knows sheep and goats are just animals walking around looking for a place to die!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-27-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By tex4k
I've built a bunch of burners for oilfield...

I've built a bunch of burners for oilfield processing equipment, the trick is to get the air intake just for enough behind the burner gas to create a Venturi effect to pull in the required air....
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,866
Posted By tex4k
Well! I'll be the one to go against the grain,...

Well! I'll be the one to go against the grain, did a partial sleep study, my hose and wires got tangled once I finally got to sleep, when I couldn't turn my head to roll over, well the ol'...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,373
Posted By tex4k
Dang you disqualified me with whole "highly...

Dang you disqualified me with whole "highly skilled" thing, otherwise I'm up for just about anything for a nominal fee. The wife should be impressed though;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,187
Posted By tex4k
I'm not in the tracking game anymore but my...

I'm not in the tracking game anymore but my biggest issue would be with the hunter being present, I ran into a lot of nimrods that didn't have any business with a projectile launcher of any kind, and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,137
Posted By tex4k
How close are your neighbors? Looks like what...

How close are your neighbors? Looks like what known as a grey hen. Do you ever hear roosters crowing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,661
Posted By tex4k
Felt after Easter is ok it just has to be white,...

Felt after Easter is ok it just has to be white, then back to black after September.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,676
Posted By tex4k
Ssshhhhhhh!! NO! You got any to get rid...

Ssshhhhhhh!! NO! You got any to get rid of....on the down lo ya know?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,247
Posted By tex4k
I've read in the hunting rules book to hunt you...

I've read in the hunting rules book to hunt you have to be on at least ten acres, unless there's a ruling about firearms discharge in the county. That tells me it would depend on a county ordinance.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By tex4k
I've got one plant in amongst the weeds along my...

I've got one plant in amongst the weeds along my driveway, landscaping during a drought sucks.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,944
Posted By tex4k
It happened to me once just reaching over to flip...

It happened to me once just reaching over to flip the light switch so I could be sure to hit in the toilet. My boys used a towel as a sling to get me back to the bed, then I had to p in a cup on top...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,701
Posted By tex4k
Best premarital advice I did get was to know what...

Best premarital advice I did get was to know what kind of woman your marrying is to hang around her house, watch her mother, that's who your wife will be in 20 yrs.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By tex4k
You folks over in the wetter parts of the growem...

You folks over in the wetter parts of the growem big, out here that's considered a really crooked shade tree, vines grow about as tall as the fence.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By tex4k
You should be there when a 5000 bbl tank does...

You should be there when a 5000 bbl tank does that!! Pucker factor to the max.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,472
Posted By tex4k
OP, you gotta be careful about what you read on...

OP, you gotta be careful about what you read on the inter web, next thing you know you'll be read in' about how possums are your friends, and how clean they are and such.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,328
Posted By tex4k
Mange or fence

Mange or fence
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,701
Posted By tex4k
Before I got married I had all kinds of...

Before I got married I had all kinds of counseling, dads, uncles and such. But I was young and dumb and didn't listen. Sure makes for some life experience but we've made 41 yrs.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,472
Posted By tex4k
There's a lot of theories out there that AR...

There's a lot of theories out there that AR sympathizer put out. In the 50's and 60's for miles around here there wasn't a coyote to be found. Then came the ban on poison 1080 for predator control...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,522
Posted By tex4k
Once upon a time I was a little full of myself...

Once upon a time I was a little full of myself and had the attitude that if another person built I could fix it. Then modern electronics and computers came along, my ego took a tumble. I can build or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,814
Posted By tex4k
I wasn't there so I'll take your word for it...

I wasn't there so I'll take your word for it video looks like cat, stills look like a tan and white pit to me.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-21-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By tex4k
Should e fine, my bil uses a .22 behind the...

Should e fine, my bil uses a .22 behind the shoulder to shoot a couple of the wilder, goofier Barbados (domestic corsicans) for bbq every year, drt every time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-21-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By tex4k
Bees are known to forage for miles, shouldn't be...

Bees are known to forage for miles, shouldn't be enough bees to be a problem for your neighbors though. What you would need to do is to learn to recognize swarming behavior, when a hive swarms there...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,708
Posted By tex4k
Them lights don't mean nuthin'! I been driving...

Them lights don't mean nuthin'! I been driving vehicles thousands of miles over many years with them lights comin' on, ain't kilt one yet!
Forum: Traditional 03-20-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By tex4k
Thick cover and quivers=high look pressure and...

Thick cover and quivers=high look pressure and uncontrolled cussing fits. The most useful and easiest to work with is a homemade version of the G Fred Asbell quiver.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-18-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,796
Posted By tex4k
That's why you don't see rots as catch dogs, they...

That's why you don't see rots as catch dogs, they put on a big bad show but I haven't seen one yet that would stay when the going gets painful, I've seen coons make them back up and bay.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-18-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,603
Posted By tex4k
Some plotts got enough grit to run in and catch,...

Some plotts got enough grit to run in and catch, some of our pups were absolutely stupid about getting into the middle of whatever they were chasing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By tex4k
I don't understand your question, I've watched...

I don't understand your question, I've watched the video, folks running around not getting stung. Bees not attacking, out here where I'm at if they are in attack mode everybody within a city block or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,603
Posted By tex4k
My son had a male and female from Joe, the female...

My son had a male and female from Joe, the female was the better of the two, they both had plenty of grit to stop a running hog and the smarts to go blood trail the next day. Good dogs!
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 03-14-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By tex4k
Mesquite will do very well as long as it has...

Mesquite will do very well as long as it has smooth bark, seems like they get a bit particular once they get the really rough, thick tree bark. We did several hundred acres over a couple of years for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,635
Posted By tex4k
Grandma always had them, they do catch a mouse or...

Grandma always had them, they do catch a mouse or two (but so will free range chickens and such), they do terrorize small snakes, they are very tasty, they are very-very noisy, and they will scratch...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 03-13-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 25,619
Posted By tex4k
You'll be amazed at the whoopin' those coyotes...

You'll be amazed at the whoopin' those coyotes will put on your traps, most will hold up for 1-2 but some will bend and pop the jaws the first time a coyote hits the end of the chain. Get as heavy a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By tex4k
Had to do it enough times to know how, and I also...

Had to do it enough times to know how, and I also remember those tail slaps, especially those cold January morning poopsicle tailslaps. Grandma kept a jersey milk cow in the cow lot for as long as I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-12-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,624
Posted By tex4k
If it's female I can put her to work with a mate,...

If it's female I can put her to work with a mate, got a male that's a blood tracker, been meaning to find him a mate, can't seem to time hospital visits and litter availability to get one.
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