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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-27-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,245
Posted By LiftAndShoot
I misspoke. One caliber configuration of the gun...

I misspoke. One caliber configuration of the gun I'm looking at comes with 28, but not the 6.5. My fault.



Call me a fanboy, but I'm looking at the weatherby vanguard meateater edition. Link...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-27-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,245
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Guys - all of you are terrific. Thank you for all...

Guys - all of you are terrific. Thank you for all the advice and guidance. I should have been a little more clear. The gun platform I'm looking at only has the calibers listed available. It's a 28"...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-27-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,245
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Yet another caliber question - first rifle

Hey tribe -

So, little bit of a deceptive title, but let me explain. I've never bought a rifle for myself. Never had to. I used my grandfather's when he passed away, and I've had my dad's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Ryan - thank you. I'm emailing them today

Ryan - thank you. I'm emailing them today
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Thanks WF - will look into it

Thanks WF - will look into it
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By LiftAndShoot
CFI's in/around DFW?

Random question for the green screen gang -

Is anyone or does anyone know of a Certified Flight Instructor for private pilot licensure in/around DFW? Putting the feelers out/doing some research...
Forum: Traditional 01-02-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Swamp, this is awesome. Will order.

Swamp, this is awesome. Will order.
Forum: Traditional 12-30-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Trad String Replacement

Hey tribe -

Need some assistance. I've emailed 2 different shops and haven't gotten an answer. I have a Samick Sage at 62" tip-to-tip (says so on the limbs) and pulling 40 lbs. One of the top...
Forum: Traditional 10-11-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Hey Boomer - I probably didn't list it. At the...

Hey Boomer - I probably didn't list it. At the recommendation of literally everyone, I started with 40lb limbs. Apparently it's enough to kill deer, and that's what I'm after (for now).
Forum: Traditional 10-11-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Hey Bisch - I used the dynamic spine calculator...

Hey Bisch - I used the dynamic spine calculator yesterday and tried to get my numbers even. They both came out around a dynamic spine of 59. My setup for that was...29", 125 up front, 25g insert,...
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Great stuff, guys - thanks. Jerp - used that...

Great stuff, guys - thanks.

Jerp - used that tool and if I have my components right then I need to cut my shafts down to about 29" and shoot 150 up front instead of 200.
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Arrow length for Trad Setup?

So -

I recently picked up my Sage and have been getting 'draw reps' in because I can't shoot it yet. I ordered what I thought were 30", fletched Black Eagle Vintage arrows - great idea, right?...
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,268
Posted By LiftAndShoot
I don't shoot my trad bow for hunting, yet. But,...

I don't shoot my trad bow for hunting, yet. But, when I do I'm probably going to look at the GrizzlyStik Massai 200's.

I like the SilverFlame XL's in my compound and I don't have a reason to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,436
Posted By LiftAndShoot
The stand I hunt most often...about 100ish yards....

The stand I hunt most often...about 100ish yards. When it moves it'll be more like 150.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,027
Posted By LiftAndShoot
I am of the opinion that we got away from the...

I am of the opinion that we got away from the 'boys being boys' or 'kids being kids' mentality too fast. I think a lot of their social hierarchy and physical sorting-out needs to be handled by them. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Certified life-long dork, here. If I were a kid...

Certified life-long dork, here. If I were a kid I'd eat this up...

....see what I did, there?
Forum: Traditional 10-02-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,207
Posted By LiftAndShoot
First of all - what's ASC? I live up near you.. ...

First of all - what's ASC? I live up near you..

Second, I would do this if it were not for a week of the wife's late shift and my ankle-biting hooligans driving me batty..
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,981
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Reiterating the truth to this. Also,...

Reiterating the truth to this.

Also, there's a big difference between being the big(ger) person and saying, 'hey, if this is going to be expensive, let us help out more than just the dinner....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,460
Posted By LiftAndShoot
I agree, that truly is HQ. Great pic

I agree, that truly is HQ. Great pic
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,130
Posted By LiftAndShoot
100% quarter him in the field...

100% quarter him in the field...
Forum: Traditional 10-01-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,207
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Hey Gary - 500 spine (bow is a Samick Sage with...

Hey Gary - 500 spine (bow is a Samick Sage with 40lb limbs)
Forum: Traditional 10-01-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,207
Posted By LiftAndShoot
So, updated question from the resident newbie - I...

So, updated question from the resident newbie - I ordered some arrows that I thought were fletched. Turns out they are not fletched - womp womp. So, I have uncut/no insert Black Eagle Vintage arrows...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Thanks man

Thanks man
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By LiftAndShoot
What do I need to charge a battery..

Quick question for those of you that run feeders with big(ger) batteries -

I inherited...kind of...a feeder that takes a Rhino SLA7-12 12v 7Ah battery. I need to charge it so the feeder is more...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,758
Posted By LiftAndShoot
What a great story this is... congrats to you and...

What a great story this is... congrats to you and them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 28,152
Posted By LiftAndShoot
A lot of the problem arising with the verdict,...

A lot of the problem arising with the verdict, here, is really bad lawyering. The prosecution built a weird case on the idea that it's impossible that ending up in the guy's apartment was a mistake....
Forum: Traditional 10-01-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Bisch - That's good to know. This is the standard...

Bisch - That's good to know. This is the standard string, so I'll look into it. I'm not entirely sure how to set up the bow. I strung it (without a stringer - that was fun for a newbie) and got in a...
Forum: Traditional 09-30-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Pulled the trigger...so to speak..

Well gang -

I got talked into it. A healthy dose of the Kifarucast and the strong desire to do this for several years - along with a surprise paypal balance - got me here. I plan on shooting as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,636
Posted By LiftAndShoot
What a journey. Well told and well done.

What a journey. Well told and well done.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,156
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Nice work to all the shooters. Hopefully I'll be...

Nice work to all the shooters. Hopefully I'll be joining next week
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,550
Posted By LiftAndShoot
I can't hunt opening weekend - my oldest kiddo...

I can't hunt opening weekend - my oldest kiddo has a birthday party and I have inlaws in town. Weekend after, though, I'm in the tree.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,094
Posted By LiftAndShoot
My wife and I started looking into this mentality...

My wife and I started looking into this mentality a while back and it's been really rewarding. We're still in the process of 'trimming stuff down' but I think there's a lot to be said for being able...
Forum: Traditional 09-24-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,207
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Hey Bisch, thanks. So does that mean you should...

Hey Bisch, thanks. So does that mean you should probably have a good idea of what broadhead you want to shoot before picking an arrow?
Forum: Traditional 09-24-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,207
Posted By LiftAndShoot
I actually have a question for you trad guys...

I actually have a question for you trad guys about arrows. Hopefully not threadjacking, just kind of...digging deeper.

How do you actually go about selecting an arrow for a trad bow? Where do you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Oh, Kifarucast is great, too.

Oh, Kifarucast is great, too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By LiftAndShoot
The new Cutting the Distance podcast on the...

The new Cutting the Distance podcast on the MeatEater network - Remi Warren (30 mins a pop) is great.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Hardwoods - curing and water tolerance?

Hey tribe -

So, question for those of y'all that are more familiar with the native Texan trees available in the northern part of the state. I'm wondering what (common) trees are good for building...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 844
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Gave up on TWD a looong time ago. After the first...

Gave up on TWD a looong time ago. After the first season Negan was introduced I was out.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-09-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Need an Affordable Range Finder

Gang -

Well, I'm really kind of upset at the moment. I accidentally lost/threw away my rangefinder. It wasn't super nice or anything, but it worked and it belonged to my old man. Now, I can't lay...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By LiftAndShoot
The jealousy is strong with me.. Very nice

The jealousy is strong with me..

Very nice
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,446
Posted By LiftAndShoot
My buddy and I were shark fishing in FL and we...

My buddy and I were shark fishing in FL and we pulled this guy (this is my friend, he was on the reel and I was on the leader) - didn't measure him but we talked for a good while about having a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Rock beds and decorative cacti..

Rock beds and decorative cacti..
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By LiftAndShoot
This was actually hilarious. Well done.

This was actually hilarious. Well done.
Forum: Photography 09-08-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,632
Posted By LiftAndShoot
That otter pic is terrific. Does he have a...

That otter pic is terrific. Does he have a bowfin? If so that's a pretty rare shot
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By LiftAndShoot
I pretty routinely get down to Cedar Creek...

I pretty routinely get down to Cedar Creek Lake/King's Creek. Any reason to stay away from those guys?

I'll travel a good ways as long as I can make the trip to/from in a day and have reasonable...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Really dumb [fishing] question - DFW

Gang -

I understand with the season fast approaching we're all most focused on flying bacon-wrapped bird goodness and venison coming to a freezer near you - I'm on board. I also have been looking...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Agree - cool. Echo - what's the cost of something...

Agree - cool. Echo - what's the cost of something like this?

And, do customers keep hide/meat?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Respectfully disagree. Tony is a monster but...

Respectfully disagree. Tony is a monster but Khabib is something else. I don't think Khabib would finish or out-cardio Tony, but I think he beats him with control.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,308
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Oh good Lord please don't remind me of the USS...

Oh good Lord please don't remind me of the USS Buttercup disaster. Classmate of mine caught a 4x4 launched from underwater straight in the hardhat because someone didn't brace it correctly. The trip...
Forum: Photography 09-07-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,190
Posted By LiftAndShoot
Technical question - how in the world did you get...

Technical question - how in the world did you get this shot..
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