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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 212
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Posted By Junkers88
I've read through this thread and there are...

I've read through this thread and there are several things that p!ss me off about it. Primarily the terms used here. Redneck is ok on this forum. Cracker is ok also. White trash seems to be fine as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,912
Posted By Junkers88
;)b

;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,760
Posted By Junkers88
Yep. My little girl knows that anytime she wants...

Yep. My little girl knows that anytime she wants to know about religious practices or figures all she has to do is ask and we'll head to church to talk to the preacher. She also understands the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By Junkers88
Woohoo! Time to head over to MWR for mine. ...

Woohoo! Time to head over to MWR for mine.

Richard.
Forum: Traditional 08-14-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By Junkers88
Man I sure do like that bow! Richard.

Man I sure do like that bow!

Richard.
Forum: Traditional 08-14-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,034
Posted By Junkers88
That was a first class response to a totally...

That was a first class response to a totally uncalled for comment. Well done MM and I hope you get a crack at that buck this year.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,010
Posted By Junkers88
We're looking at moving into a house on a green...

We're looking at moving into a house on a green belt up north of us and after reading your thread about the fishing/rucking adventure and finally finding my container of rucks in the shed I think I'm...
Forum: Traditional 08-11-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 969
Posted By Junkers88
Not to de-rail the thread or anything but have...

Not to de-rail the thread or anything but have you considered Carbon Express Heritage shafts? The 250's weigh in at 10.2gpi so you'll get some added weight there. I shoot them at 31.5" with 100g...
Forum: Traditional 08-10-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,273
Posted By Junkers88
I can't even describe how hard it laughed when I...

I can't even describe how hard it laughed when I read this!

Richard
Forum: Traditional 08-09-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,386
Posted By Junkers88
I've considered putting a set of sights on my...

I've considered putting a set of sights on my recurve several times and still might do so. Not so much for TP but to flatten that learning curve a bit.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,275
Posted By Junkers88
That's awesome! If you have time I'd love for you...

That's awesome! If you have time I'd love for you to help me move some bees from a top bar hive that they've out grown into a regular hive.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By Junkers88
Sure could fill a freezer in a hurry with those...

Sure could fill a freezer in a hurry with those monsters!

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,727
Posted By Junkers88
Man I'd love to get in on this but it's almost 5...

Man I'd love to get in on this but it's almost 5 hours one way. Great offer!

Richard.
Forum: Traditional 08-03-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,671
Posted By Junkers88
YES!!!! I'm remaining in San Antonio! Start date...

YES!!!! I'm remaining in San Antonio! Start date is 16 October with orders to begin the first of that month. All that effort paid off! Sorry about the late update but we went out to celebrate last...
Forum: Traditional 08-02-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,671
Posted By Junkers88
Find out today if we stay in Texas or not.

I'm graduating from Air Force Reserve Recruiting school in a few hours and have been told we'll get our assignments by the end of the week. Man I hope I've done well enough and lined out my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,117
Posted By Junkers88
Thanks for all the advice folks. The traps are...

Thanks for all the advice folks. The traps are set for the night and we've ordered a game camera to put up near the coop to find out what it is.

Richard.
Forum: Traditional 07-26-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By Junkers88
Big ole nope here. Two feet low, into the dirt in...

Big ole nope here. Two feet low, into the dirt in fact. That heavy arrow dropped off fast.


Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,117
Posted By Junkers88
Not yet. Probably should have tried that weeks...

Not yet. Probably should have tried that weeks ago. :mad:


Richard
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,117
Posted By Junkers88
Our coop is pretty tight. Built out of 2x6 cedar...

Our coop is pretty tight. Built out of 2x6 cedar and 1/4" mesh hardware cloth. As far as we can tell we've lost no chickens that were actually in the coop. The ones we lost were a set that we got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,117
Posted By Junkers88
All we're finding is a pile of feathers on the...

All we're finding is a pile of feathers on the ground and sometimes a leg or two. Nothing else. The last three piles have been near the place across the fence.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,117
Posted By Junkers88
Can an owl haul off a full grown chicken? I know...

Can an owl haul off a full grown chicken? I know we have them around the property but hadn't ever considered them a threat for 5-8lb hens.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,117
Posted By Junkers88
Need some trapping advice, something is killing off chickens.

A while back we had what we thought was a snake taking eggs. Turned out that wasn't the case. Then we had a hawk that was taking chicks on a daily basis and we fixed that by building a peep-palace...
Forum: Traditional 07-24-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By Junkers88
Lol! I'll be lucky to see the paint cap at that...

Lol! I'll be lucky to see the paint cap at that distance. :D

Should be interesting though.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,415
Posted By Junkers88
Amazing gesture. I'm in. Richard.

Amazing gesture. I'm in.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,239
Posted By Junkers88
A pile of beer cans and cigarette butts from...

A pile of beer cans and cigarette butts from someone that decided to borrow it while I was away.

And three baby owls.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,657
Posted By Junkers88
If you're on a budget then take a look at...

If you're on a budget then take a look at Treadwright. I've run several sets from them and have zero complaints.


Richard
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,929
Posted By Junkers88
Feel I need to clarify something here. The mother...

Feel I need to clarify something here. The mother doesn't want money she just wants "out" of being a mother. ****** me off that she's like this but it is what it is. Her daughter is a great child and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,929
Posted By Junkers88
Moral issue, word of mouth adoption.

Not to get too deep into it but we were asked to "take her" by a lady who's daughter we baby sit 6 days a week for free as it gives our daughter someone to interact with and it's nice to have another...
Forum: Traditional 07-02-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,962
Posted By Junkers88
I sold a couple of guns to fund the purchase of...

I sold a couple of guns to fund the purchase of both of my Grizzly recurves. Wasn't using the guns but I'm darn sure using the bows. Daily.

I see it as a win brother.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,657
Posted By Junkers88
I'm going through tech school now to become an...

I'm going through tech school now to become an Air Force Reserve Recruiter. Y'all might be surprised how much the Reserve can help pay for college.


Richard
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,044
Posted By Junkers88
I've been stung once and chased once by our hive...

I've been stung once and chased once by our hive here. Out of the blue one landed on my face and lit me up. The time I was chased I was mowing and happened to aim the discharge at the hive. Yeah they...
Forum: Traditional 06-28-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By Junkers88
Hey Scott. If I happen across a canvas flight bag...

Hey Scott. If I happen across a canvas flight bag or duffle in our warehouse do you want me to send it to you? We're cleaning things out and throwing all of that stuff away.


Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,044
Posted By Junkers88
If they are still there this weekend (Floresville...

If they are still there this weekend (Floresville yes?) I'll bring a trap and collect them. Send me a PM if you want me to stop in.

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,044
Posted By Junkers88
Oh man if I had the time I'd come get them and...

Oh man if I had the time I'd come get them and set them up in a hive.

Richard.
Forum: Traditional 06-27-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By Junkers88
;)b

;)b
Forum: Traditional 06-27-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Junkers88
The best way I've found to determine draw length...

The best way I've found to determine draw length is to come to full draw, anchor and have someone use s sharpie to mark the arrow where it sticks out past the front of the bow. Then measure that. If...
Forum: Traditional 06-27-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By Junkers88
Thanks for the info Rusty. So what you're saying...

Thanks for the info Rusty. So what you're saying is that I need to make a couple more of these and sell them to Scott? :)

I'd not considered the fletching catching on things. I'll try it out with...
Forum: Traditional 06-26-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By Junkers88
Thanks guys! It means a lot to me that you all...

Thanks guys! It means a lot to me that you all approve of my back woods engineering. :)

Finished Haversack and Quiver. They detach from each other to be used one or the other or I can clip them...
Forum: Traditional 06-25-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By Junkers88
Well I just found out I need to practice more...

Well I just found out I need to practice more shooting while seated. I'll not post the results, suffice to say if I'd been hunting I'd have come home empty handed. :D

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 981
Posted By Junkers88
LOL! Put me in line for the Elk/Lonestar trade. ...

LOL! Put me in line for the Elk/Lonestar trade.

I truly love how this community comes together with help and meat for members planning large events. You guys are just freaking awesome!

Richard.
Forum: Traditional 06-25-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By Junkers88
Thanks folks! Yup it's set up as a back quiver....

Thanks folks! Yup it's set up as a back quiver. I'd considered making the sack and quiver all sewn together but decided it'd be too much of a PITA to take apart later if I wanted to change something....
Forum: Traditional 06-25-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By Junkers88
Quiver is done. It looks a lot bigger in the...

Quiver is done. It looks a lot bigger in the picture.
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I also finished the haversack thingy and think it will work well for packing a water bottle, knife and some light weight wet-weather...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By Junkers88
I often wonder how things like that come to be...

I often wonder how things like that come to be where they are found. Dropped? Discarded for something better? Just curious I guess although I know we'll never know for sure.

Richard.
Forum: Traditional 06-24-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By Junkers88
Made myself a quiver out of canvas.

Got tired of carrying arrows in my hand while stalking squirrels around the yard so I had my wife teach me how to run a sewing machine and got to work.

Old canvas flight bag.
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Cut the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,016
Posted By Junkers88
Might have well as said the remake of Red Dawn...

Might have well as said the remake of Red Dawn was better then the original..........

Richard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 375
Posted By Junkers88
We live in sandy soil as well and like to garden....

We live in sandy soil as well and like to garden. Each fall we rake up all the leaves and put them into a ring made of fencing. Wet them and turn them once a week and by spring you'll have great...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 833
Posted By Junkers88
Lol! The day I called the police to tell them my...

Lol! The day I called the police to tell them my 2005 6.0 had been stolen was one of the best days of my life.

Richard.
Forum: Traditional 06-20-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By Junkers88
Oh and as far as hitting yourself in the face...

Oh and as far as hitting yourself in the face with the string goes. I still do that once in a while but when I do I know that I've rushed something and closed up my stance. Also look for pain in the...
Forum: Traditional 06-20-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By Junkers88
I must have agonized about this for months until...

I must have agonized about this for months until I figured I'd just do what felt "right" for me. A "dead release" is when upon release the string hand remains in place. As in there is no back tension...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,621
Posted By Junkers88
As a general rule I don't kill snakes and I've...

As a general rule I don't kill snakes and I've caught and held many of them in my hands. Just last night I headed to the neighbors place as she had a snake "bothering" her dogs. Over the fence I went...
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