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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-24-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,990
Posted By LeanMachine
I really fell in love with the saddle last year....

I really fell in love with the saddle last year. I ended up killing 4 deer out of it with my bow. I have no plans to every buy another treestand. I just made another saddle for a friend of mine.
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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-20-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By LeanMachine
That will work. That webbing is mega overkill for...

That will work. That webbing is mega overkill for edge binding. Grosgrain works just fine. Do you find yourself using the leg adjustment straps much? I did not put them on mine and have no regrets...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-20-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,860
Posted By LeanMachine
I love people like that. I recently got a...

I love people like that. I recently got a perfectly good stihl blower for free because the pull rope broke. I offered to give it back after i fixed it but they wanted a good excuse to upgrade.
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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 05-16-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By LeanMachine
Searched the web at length for people thay had...

Searched the web at length for people thay had already done it and copied their dimensions and approach. I used 1/2" square tubing and bent it with a harbor freight bender. It worked surpsingly well...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 05-16-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By LeanMachine
Some...

Some...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 05-16-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By LeanMachine
Yea i don't think i am the wealth of knowledge...

Yea i don't think i am the wealth of knowledge you are looking for since i just started using one last year. I was on the fence about buying one but it was so close to season that i could not get one...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-05-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By LeanMachine
Here is the deal. I have 3 bottles of argon and...

Here is the deal. I have 3 bottles of argon and zero bottles of air.

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-04-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By LeanMachine
I figured it out. The contact tips i bought are...

I figured it out. The contact tips i bought are about 1/4 inch shorter. I would not uave thought it would make a difference. Rookie mistake. Now i know.

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-04-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By LeanMachine
Mig welder probelm

I was given a snap on YA212A mig machine a while back. It was in pretty rough shape so i tore it all the way down and repainted it. Put it back together and it was working good. Only problem i would...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 03-21-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,796
Posted By LeanMachine
I think the big question is what will you be...

I think the big question is what will you be using them for. Unless you are doing western style glassing, higher end glass is not needed. It does not take expensive glass to judge a deer under a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,630
Posted By LeanMachine
Your experiences shape how your brain functions....

Your experiences shape how your brain functions. Especially at a young age.

For instance, my mom died of cancer and I knew it was going to happen. So my brain developed the ability to protect...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-07-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,429
Posted By LeanMachine
That makes sense. I supppse you do tend to...

That makes sense. I supppse you do tend to generally apply upward force when readjusting a sling on your shoulder.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By LeanMachine
Yea I think it is likely you sucked some trash...

Yea I think it is likely you sucked some trash into the new carb. Only running on choke means it is not getting enough fuel. That's why you are having to CHOKE off the air supply to get the ratio...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-07-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,429
Posted By LeanMachine
Beautiful leather work. I am curious as to why...

Beautiful leather work. I am curious as to why you ran the grain of the bobcat fur up instead of down. Down seems the natural choice to me.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-06-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By LeanMachine
I bet that turn buckle is a real joy to work with...

I bet that turn buckle is a real joy to work with but it'll work. I made a very simple press by welding fingers onto a pipe clamp. It works great for tuning but does not have enough travel to take...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-02-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,536
Posted By LeanMachine
173 RX for me. That's 8 reps at 185. I did the...

173 RX for me. That's 8 reps at 185. I did the first set of ttb ub because they felt great. But they did wind me and i could never catch my breath after that. Kicking myself for not sucking it up,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-28-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,536
Posted By LeanMachine
I got 307 reps (8 +3) on 19.1 on the first go. I...

I got 307 reps (8 +3) on 19.1 on the first go. I redid it less than 12 hours later and did 293. I knew half way through that I didn't have it mentally that day to beat my previous.

TShelly, how...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,563
Posted By LeanMachine
Did i read it correct that is is $40 per species...

Did i read it correct that is is $40 per species for a PP as a non-res? So if I want a PP for deer, elk, bear, and pronghorn, that's $160...plus all the other fees on top of that?

I agree with the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-20-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,815
Posted By LeanMachine
While i agree that a barrel is a better option,...

While i agree that a barrel is a better option, what you are building will certainly work if you do it right. Caulk all the seams well and put a hefty coat of latex paint on it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By LeanMachine
It is a whole other rabbit hole to go down but...

It is a whole other rabbit hole to go down but hunting from a mantis style tree saddle is hard to beat for versatility, lightweight, and comfort. I killed 4 deer from mine in 2018 and that was my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,504
Posted By LeanMachine
They make good fish tacos. Just cook the fillets...

They make good fish tacos. Just cook the fillets in a skillet with butter until they get some color. Then kind of scramble them up, add some tony's and let the mix cook another minute or so. Make you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By LeanMachine
Closet rod dowel

Closet rod dowel
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 47,127
Posted By LeanMachine
Are stores adding more stuff to clearance or was...

Are stores adding more stuff to clearance or was this a one time dump? Last friday I got 2 thermarest neo air venture pads for 29.99 a piece and some 100 foots rolls of pcord for 2.50. Oh and some...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-15-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,919
Posted By LeanMachine
Very intrigued by the generator. More details and...

Very intrigued by the generator. More details and pics would be great. Maybe a sketch of how it all goes together and functions? Great build.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By LeanMachine
On a lighter note, i was about 15 when that...

On a lighter note, i was about 15 when that happened and my dad and I had seen on the news about people finding debris in ETX. Well later that day my dad was outside and started yelling excitedly for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,445
Posted By LeanMachine
I'm cheap so I use regular cheddar instead of...

I'm cheap so I use regular cheddar instead of high temp. It works fine. It does get a little melty at room temp but everyone loved it.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-28-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,277
Posted By LeanMachine
I have used this technique in the past. IMO you...

I have used this technique in the past. IMO you are wasting effort and extra money using anything but just plain corn. And please don't put yourself through using soured corn. It just is not...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-25-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,683
Posted By LeanMachine
My personal opinion, don't get too caught up on...

My personal opinion, don't get too caught up on FOC. I bet your current setup will work just fine. I shoot plain ole GT 300s with 125 grain wacems to 94 (max travel for my site) with no problems. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By LeanMachine
It will keep for months in the fridge. I...

It will keep for months in the fridge. I recommend you vac seal it or at least saran rap it. The casing is permeable and the meat will dry out, even in the freezer. I speak from experience.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By LeanMachine
You can also use regular gear oil if you can keep...

You can also use regular gear oil if you can keep it from getting near your food. Thats what i use. No issues.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 904
Posted By LeanMachine
Best bet is to stuff a hundred dollar bill in...

Best bet is to stuff a hundred dollar bill in where the sole is coming off. Then take the boot to a store and use the $100 to buy a new pair.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By LeanMachine
If it blends in to your color vision, it will...

If it blends in to your color vision, it will blend in to their vision if they do indeed see in black and white. Don't over think it.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,490
Posted By LeanMachine
Title says it is proposed to ban NIGHT bowfishing...

Title says it is proposed to ban NIGHT bowfishing for GG. Did yall miss that? I saw no one discuss the night aspect so i am guessing so. I feel like a large majority of GG bowfishing is done in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,995
Posted By LeanMachine
Cool thanks. Where do i procure the plastic auger...

Cool thanks. Where do i procure the plastic auger device?

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,795
Posted By LeanMachine
7-10 days in ice water for me.

7-10 days in ice water for me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,995
Posted By LeanMachine
What holds the auger in with no plate?

What holds the auger in with no plate?
Forum: Recipes 01-17-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By LeanMachine
I learned that lesson the hard way. I tend to...

I learned that lesson the hard way. I tend to make big batches and then you're like well crap. Next go round I will def start with a very small batch and adjust until i get it right.

Is coriander...
Forum: Recipes 01-17-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By LeanMachine
Breakfast sausage recipe?

I did a search and did not find much. I am looking for a solid breakfast sausage recipe. I have bought 2 mixes and liked neither. One was a high mountain brand. Maybe mountain man blend. Dear lord...
Forum: Recipes 01-16-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,673
Posted By LeanMachine
Do a test batch of trimming it less and see if...

Do a test batch of trimming it less and see if you can tell the difference. I'm bad about making a recipe change or whatever and doing a big batch of it and not liking it.

I trim off on the super...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,518
Posted By LeanMachine
Some jalapenos sure would be pretty in there.

Some jalapenos sure would be pretty in there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,518
Posted By LeanMachine
I usually end up freezing some quarters whole...

I usually end up freezing some quarters whole just for when I come across something like this that I want to try. Looks legit.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By LeanMachine
Makes you wonder if it isn't in there because...

Makes you wonder if it isn't in there because that is not how they intended for the law to be interpreted.....
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-09-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,886
Posted By LeanMachine
Good enough for me. I personally much prefer the...

Good enough for me. I personally much prefer the non serrated look. Very clean.

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-09-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,886
Posted By LeanMachine
First off, the knives look great. I like the...

First off, the knives look great. I like the micarta color choice a lot. However, aren't those edges going to take a beating against ceramic plates? My understanding is that traditional steak knives...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By LeanMachine
That thought crossed my mind. Not low KE enough! ...

That thought crossed my mind. Not low KE enough!

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By LeanMachine
I can't remember ever seeing a green rage either....

I can't remember ever seeing a green rage either. That's what made me think it would be identifiable. The razor tip seemed a different than normal shape as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By LeanMachine
In other news, his rib cage did not stop my...

In other news, his rib cage did not stop my wac'em 4 blade. Neither did the off side humerus. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190108/66b9a3f11a81897b8f1161a96790c775.jpg

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By LeanMachine
Broadhead found in VZC buck

So i shot a buck in canton at the end of december. When i was processing the meat i came across something hard in the brisket/rib meat i filleted off the ribs. Turns out it was a piece of arrow shaft...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-07-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By LeanMachine
Im not hard up for a grinder. I recently bought...

Im not hard up for a grinder. I recently bought and restored this hobart buffalo chopper/grinder. I just like doing restoration projects on old stuff. So i will just store this one until a solution...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-06-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By LeanMachine
Yea let me jump right on that! Things are...

Yea let me jump right on that!

Things are looking bleak for finding a gear. Franklin gear replied to me with an estimate of $300! I get it. But i thought places that only make gears would be so...
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