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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2018, 09:37 AM
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Posted By quackadikt
With hooves? Oryx(gemsbock) hands down. I'd throw...

With hooves? Oryx(gemsbock) hands down. I'd throw 10 lbs of elk steak in the trash to get a few bites of oryx, and I really like elk.

Feathers would either be quail or wild turkey.

Fins would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By quackadikt
I put up 2 cheapo WGI cameras before my last elk...

I put up 2 cheapo WGI cameras before my last elk hunt a couple years ago and left them out for a couple of months in the Gila and they worked just fine.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By quackadikt
I'm headed to TSC shortly. Hopefully they have a...

I'm headed to TSC shortly. Hopefully they have a few!

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-04-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By quackadikt
Well, I think it'll be 125s. I was in a hurry,...

Well, I think it'll be 125s. I was in a hurry, but I shot 2 fletched and a bareshafts(with tape added for weight to equal vanes/wraps) at 20 yards with 100, 125, and 150gr heads. 125s grouped the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By quackadikt
They have. They've been going up for us since the...

They have. They've been going up for us since the middle/end of December.

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-01-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By quackadikt
Thanks for the info. I'll do that.

Thanks for the info. I'll do that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 7,118
Posted By quackadikt
No chit. There is ZERO ACTUAL scientific...

No chit.

There is ZERO ACTUAL scientific evidence that proves vaccines to ANYTHING other than keeping your child from contracting and spreading God-awful diseases/viruses. There's plenty of...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-01-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By quackadikt
I think it's called "momentum".

I think it's called "momentum".
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-01-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By quackadikt
Arrow setup comparison

So, I think I'm down to splitting hairs here, and I hope I didn't go too crazy on being heavy like this, but here is where I am.

60lb Obsession Turmoil RZ @ 28"

Arrow is a VAP 350 with 95gr SS...
Forum: Photography 05-01-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By quackadikt
I could use a nifty fifty for shooting photos of...

I could use a nifty fifty for shooting photos of this little guy.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180501/58759d6c41a205a8d5b7c359ae4f78c3.jpg

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By quackadikt
You can't go off of feather tips color. We've...

You can't go off of feather tips color. We've killed quite a few birds in the Gila that are a little more buff than white, and there have never been birds released into the Gila that I've ever heard...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-29-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By quackadikt
That's how and where I did I too...sure is an...

That's how and where I did I too...sure is an awesome way to kill deer.



TSS is fantastic stuff no doubt, and I bet that tri-ball load would be awesome, but I have a hard time believing you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-28-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By quackadikt
I've killed a lot of deer with buckshot. I think...

I've killed a lot of deer with buckshot. I think the furthest I ever killed one with buckshot was 65-70 yards with 3" 00 out of a 30" fixed full Remington bbl, and 9-10 of the 12 pellets were in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By quackadikt
I was thinking that same thing last night. ...

I was thinking that same thing last night.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By quackadikt
That's crazy, because I didn't go 5 minutes from...

That's crazy, because I didn't go 5 minutes from the time we turned on the hwy without seeing deer.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By quackadikt
Actually, it does. It's exit 273 on I-10, just...

Actually, it does. It's exit 273 on I-10, just east of Ft. Stockton. And runs smack dab into San Angelo through Girvin, Rankin, Big Lake, Barnhart, and Mertzon.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By quackadikt
Muleys the first few miles, then nothing but wood...

Muleys the first few miles, then nothing but wood goats after that.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By quackadikt
Leases on Hwy 67

If you've got a lease between I-10 and San Angelo on hwy 67, you need to go check your feeders to make sure they're running! I think every deer in that country was on the highway last night! Saw more...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-27-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,916
Posted By quackadikt
What did you hit to curl the tips??

What did you hit to curl the tips??
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-27-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By quackadikt
I've used Badlands, Eberlestock, Mystery Ranch,...

I've used Badlands, Eberlestock, Mystery Ranch, and currently a Kuiu. Honestly, I didn't like the Badlands(2200) or Eberlestock(Just One) at all. I love the MR belt and the bag I had(Longbow), but it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,571
Posted By quackadikt
Best cut I've ever had was a Beef Club cut from...

Best cut I've ever had was a Beef Club cut from Slovacek's in Snook. I'd never seen them before, and haven't seen them since. Priced like a sirloin and eats like a T-bone and Ribeye made a love child.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-27-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,916
Posted By quackadikt
I'm going to stick with a 2 blade just to help...

I'm going to stick with a 2 blade just to help with penetration on elk(Magnus will have bleeders). Not as worried about it for deer, to be honest with you. Leaning towards the Cutthroats and Magnus...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-27-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,916
Posted By quackadikt
I'm thinking Stinger Buzzcuts with bleeders,...

I'm thinking Stinger Buzzcuts with bleeders, Cutthroat single bevels, or Kudupoints(also single bevels) for my setup. I've got an elk hunt in Sept, I'll be in Texas trying to kill a couple whitetails...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By quackadikt
Good deal. I'm not going to be hiding it, it'll...

Good deal. I'm not going to be hiding it, it'll be up Sept-Jan or so then come down till the next year.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By quackadikt
Awesome. Thanks for the feedback. Sent...

Awesome. Thanks for the feedback.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By quackadikt
.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180426/835df06...

.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180426/835df06441f10bb9ab060a61967edcea.jpg

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-26-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,916
Posted By quackadikt
I'm thinking they're going to shoot great....

I'm thinking they're going to shoot great. Waiting on some 150gr field points to get here so I can give them a test run. I can't remember off the top of my head, but I think to the end of the...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-26-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,916
Posted By quackadikt
Got everything put together with 150gr heads and...

Got everything put together with 150gr heads and FOC is 19%. Haven't shot them to get speed yet, so not sure what kind of Momentum and KE I'll have, but I'm betting it'll be good enough for what I've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By quackadikt
Cabela's ground blinds

Thinking of picking up a Specialist XL ground blind from Cabela's. Seems nice and roomy, and a good price tag. Anyone have any input on them?

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By quackadikt
How is it as far as size? I'm looking for a blind...

How is it as far as size? I'm looking for a blind to put up and leave up for a few months at a time, so honestly, I don't care too much about how fast it goes together. I know the Mantis 3 is plenty...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By quackadikt
So there are two hubs and a frame around the back...

So there are two hubs and a frame around the back half, right? What makes them so difficult? Seems like once the hubs are put together the first time, you pop up two hubs and stretch the floor? Care...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,489
Posted By quackadikt
False... I quartered a bull elk(gutless...

False...

I quartered a bull elk(gutless method) with one blade on an Outdoor Edge Razor-Blaze. I switched blades when I caped him, but probably would have been fine to use the same one.

Cleaned...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-23-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 414,341
Posted By quackadikt
I wish they would too. Ladrones, I can...

I wish they would too.

Ladrones, I can never find them for much less than @ $700, and a lot of those are Ranch Only. Cow tags have definitely skyrocketed in the last few years.

Sent from my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By quackadikt
Kodiak Canvas makes a nice one. ...

Kodiak Canvas makes a nice one.

http://www.kodiakcanvas.com/truck-tents/
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 414,341
Posted By quackadikt
There's quite a bit of water in 34, and until you...

There's quite a bit of water in 34, and until you get low, not a lot of tank water. There are lots of seeps and springs and creeks up there. Unless I was hunting low elevation in that unit, I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,283
Posted By quackadikt
Oh...and buy a bear tag.

Oh...and buy a bear tag.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,283
Posted By quackadikt
Thick country, and can be pretty rugged(look at...

Thick country, and can be pretty rugged(look at topo maps). Do as much Google Earth scouting as you can, looking for water off the beaten path. It'll probably be hot, and it's supposed to be a dry...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,283
Posted By quackadikt
That bull with the knobs looks awesome! Sent...

That bull with the knobs looks awesome!

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,283
Posted By quackadikt
Those draw odds are probably draw odds for first...

Those draw odds are probably draw odds for first choice hunts, depending on how you did them. It's seems like it's almost impossible to get accurate odds for anything other than first choice.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,283
Posted By quackadikt
I'm a resident, and I agree with this 100%. ...

I'm a resident, and I agree with this 100%.

I also think it's crap that they pulled NR out of cow tag draw hunts. That has made cow tags stupid expensive for private tags, and made cow tags...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,283
Posted By quackadikt
I drew 16c first archery elk and 36 archery deer.

I drew 16c first archery elk and 36 archery deer.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,283
Posted By quackadikt
How in the hades did you draw that as a 3rd...

How in the hades did you draw that as a 3rd choice?

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 44,617
Posted By quackadikt
Gotta make that lease holding those Timber Giants...

Gotta make that lease holding those Timber Giants look as good as possible.

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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-17-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,934
Posted By quackadikt
Only their instant coffee. Starbucks VIAS is the...

Only their instant coffee. Starbucks VIAS is the best instant coffee I've found for camping/backpacking.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By quackadikt
Pretty sure you can run it with some carbon...

Pretty sure you can run it with some carbon arrows cut for stays for those low-mid weight loads, can't you?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By quackadikt
You should also ask her for your sense of humor...

You should also ask her for your sense of humor back...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,957
Posted By quackadikt
My 6.4 Hemi asks for an oil change every 7-8k...

My 6.4 Hemi asks for an oil change every 7-8k miles(I can't remember which one). Price is the pretty much same as a diesel for the most part since it drinks 0w40 full synthetic.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,957
Posted By quackadikt
Now we're talking. Thanks man. I'll check him out.

Now we're talking. Thanks man. I'll check him out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,283
Posted By quackadikt
I'll give you my log-in so you can check my...

I'll give you my log-in so you can check my account while you're up.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,957
Posted By quackadikt
For my truck, I really think the transmission...

For my truck, I really think the transmission being geared shorter, or it being a manual, would make a huge difference. I don't like how I'm either red-lining at 50mph in 2nd gear pulling up hill, or...
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