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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By bowhunting1
Good info, thanks. Have been leaning towards...

Good info, thanks. Have been leaning towards Mercury but was concerned about creep. Sounds like it shouldn't be an issue.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By bowhunting1
Had a couple of reputable string builders mention...

Had a couple of reputable string builders mention the different shot feel and I have noticed differences with other strings. Only wanting to compare these two materials. Just need someone who has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By bowhunting1
Custom Strings

Need to put new string and cables on the Triax because as we all know Zebra strings ****. I have the builder narrowed down but having trouble deciding on material. Going with X99 or Mercury. X99...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,320
Posted By bowhunting1
Dropped DTV a couple of years ago. Liked the...

Dropped DTV a couple of years ago. Liked the format and the DVR but they kept raising the price and the customer service sucked.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-14-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By bowhunting1
Bare shaft tune. Your broadheads will be money...

Bare shaft tune. Your broadheads will be money with field points if you get a bare shaft flying straight and grouping with field points.
Forum: Traditional 06-30-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By bowhunting1
I just started using the GT Kinetic Pierce with...

I just started using the GT Kinetic Pierce with the 20 grain Easton deep six insert. You can tap the back of the insert (5-40 thread) and screw in the GT fact weights for as much FOC as you want. ...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-24-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By bowhunting1
Yeah, not sure why I want to try them. Probably...

Yeah, not sure why I want to try them. Probably going to be a pain getting everything set up and expensive but I've been bored and looking for a new project....for some reason. Didn't want to waste...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-24-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By bowhunting1
Deep Six Question

Thinking of jumping into the deep six world but concerned about the durability with the deep six ferrules. Decided if I'm going smaller diameter shaft, may as well go all the way to 4mm. Shot the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By bowhunting1
Disregard double post. Up in the tree with...

Disregard double post. Up in the tree with intermittent signal.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By bowhunting1
Yep, pretty easy to penetrate when they don’t...

Yep, pretty easy to penetrate when they don’t have a shield. This was only a 370 grain arrow at 280 FPS.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PeOWwqvfLNE
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By bowhunting1
Broadhead Testing

Shot this hog the other night (6.8) and went back the next morning to test some broadheads. Iíve been shooting Slick Trick Magnums for many years. Never been a big fan of mechanical for obvious...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 958
Posted By bowhunting1
Sitka Elevated II.

Sitka Elevated II.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 10,754
Posted By bowhunting1
Mine is a snapshot from a video I shot several...

Mine is a snapshot from a video I shot several years ago.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeOWwqvfLNE
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-24-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By bowhunting1
^^^ a r p

^^^
a r p
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,549
Posted By bowhunting1
My thoughts exactly OP.

My thoughts exactly OP.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,715
Posted By bowhunting1
Airbag Systems: Crash severity is not...

Airbag Systems:
Crash severity is not determined by travel speed but rather the change in velocity (deceleration) that a vehicle experiences when it makes contact with another object. There are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,715
Posted By bowhunting1
Delta-v doesn't appear to be high enough or...

Delta-v doesn't appear to be high enough or within threshold to deploy the airbag. Also the bumper guard can hinder deployment as well. Have reconstructed numerous Chevy pickup accidents and they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-16-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By bowhunting1
Spartan GoCam has worked well for me. Primos...

Spartan GoCam has worked well for me. Primos just came out with a 4G camera under $200. Will be out in April. Time will tell about pic and reception quality.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,096
Posted By bowhunting1
I'm on the fence. I love to hunt them but also...

I'm on the fence. I love to hunt them but also have family and friends in the farming industry that are affected. If you've ever been over hog torn ground on a piece of farm equipment you will...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-26-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,922
Posted By bowhunting1
I can vouch for the 6.8. Have taken hundreds of...

I can vouch for the 6.8. Have taken hundreds of hogs with the 6.8 and 90gr Federal Gold Dots running 2850fps from a 16" ARP barrel. I don't mean hit, made it to the brush and counted as a kill. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,319
Posted By bowhunting1
How can you decrease ata 4" and not be able to...

How can you decrease ata 4" and not be able to shave at least half a pound. Weight has been my biggest criticism about the Halon series. I'll still go try one out though....you never know til you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,363
Posted By bowhunting1
Also, be sure to practice from a sitting...

Also, be sure to practice from a sitting position. Lots of things can change practicing from a standing position. As others have said take your time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 473
Posted By bowhunting1
I agree with trying as many as you can shoot. I...

I agree with trying as many as you can shoot. I would also give the Xpedition Xplorer SS a try. Short Axle to Axle bow with 355 ibo. I tried a number of bows the past two years after shooting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By bowhunting1
I've been using the Badlands Superday for years...

I've been using the Badlands Superday for years and it is one tough pack. I'm not easy on it and I always over pack especially when videoing my hunt. It will also hold my bow if I have a long walk...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-12-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,761
Posted By bowhunting1
No need to reload. Plenty of hot factory 6.8...

No need to reload. Plenty of hot factory 6.8 rounds to choose from. Don't have that option with the 6.5.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-12-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,537
Posted By bowhunting1
Wanting to get a mule footed hog. Came across...

Wanting to get a mule footed hog. Came across some tracks the other day and he is on the hit list.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-12-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,761
Posted By bowhunting1
Back to the OP's original question. You...

Back to the OP's original question. You mentioned 6.8 spc. I assume you meant 6.8 spc II. There's a difference in that the spc II is designed to handle the pressures of hotter loads. That gives...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,902
Posted By bowhunting1
I fly a Phantom 3 Pro and 4 Pro and both are very...

I fly a Phantom 3 Pro and 4 Pro and both are very good. The main difference is the camera. 12 mp on the 3 Pro vs 20 mp on the 4 Pro along with a larger sensor which is always better on any camera. ...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-23-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,396
Posted By bowhunting1
I'm a big Bushnell camera fan and own several of...

I'm a big Bushnell camera fan and own several of the non-wireless models. Bought the wireless model and couldn't get a signal with AT&T service. My Spartan Gocam has great reception in that same...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,075
Posted By bowhunting1
Have had two injections in the lower back 10...

Have had two injections in the lower back 10 years apart. After both I felt like a new man for about a week and then back to the pain. Waste of time and money IMO.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,456
Posted By bowhunting1
I've been shooting these Nockturnal knock offs at...

I've been shooting these Nockturnal knock offs at just $2 a pop. They've actually all worked unlike the Nockturnals where you are lucky if two out of three work. Operate just like the Nockturnals. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,121
Posted By bowhunting1
With that setup you shouldn't have an issue with...

With that setup you shouldn't have an issue with pass-throughs on most hogs and boars up to the 150-175# range. I've shot a ton with Slick Trick magnums with a lighter setup than yours and almost...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-20-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By bowhunting1
This^^^

This^^^
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,379
Posted By bowhunting1
Finally decided to pack the blind and found a...

Finally decided to pack the blind and found a third one. At least this one was dead. After finding the first two I sprayed the blind with Ortho Home Defense and let is sit out for awhile. Check...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By bowhunting1
ARP makes a great barrel. 6.8 is an awesome...

ARP makes a great barrel. 6.8 is an awesome round. This is what I run. Complete upper with the superbolt....nice upgrade for running those hot loads that makes the 6.8 a step above....
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,302
Posted By bowhunting1
Previous post....don't need paint when in farm...

Previous post....don't need paint when in farm use, crops.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,302
Posted By bowhunting1
This is true. Cussed out and ran many of them...

This is true. Cussed out and ran many of them off the property in the past to no avail.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,302
Posted By bowhunting1
I may be wrong but I believe it has to be 10...

I may be wrong but I believe it has to be 10 acres for a shotgun and 50 for a rifle along with the property being annexed before a certain date. I also think this only applies to inside the city...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,302
Posted By bowhunting1
Too many areas to cover. The boundary line next...

Too many areas to cover. The boundary line next to this neighborhood runs almost 2 miles.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,302
Posted By bowhunting1
Exactly, and it is cultivated land. No crop on...

Exactly, and it is cultivated land. No crop on it now but will be planted in corn in a few months.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,302
Posted By bowhunting1
Stray Bullets Flying Everywhere

My family owns 300 acres that unfortunately backs up to a run down Hispanic neighborhood. They are constantly shooting guns and trespassing on our property. Last night (New Years) it got western. ...
Forum: Traditional 12-24-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,743
Posted By bowhunting1
Perfect! Looks like he's already showing good...

Perfect! Looks like he's already showing good form too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,379
Posted By bowhunting1
Ground Blind Visitors

Not a fan of ground blind hunting and would much rather hunt from a tree stand. Had an area this year with no trees I wanted to try so decided to set up the Double Bull. Tagged out for the year...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By bowhunting1
I can relate and yes persistence pays off. Shot...

I can relate and yes persistence pays off. Shot my best deer to date at 7 yards but I was 20 feet high in the tree so the angle was steep. Hit where I aimed but the angle didn't provide a quick...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By bowhunting1
Not sure I could replicate it if I tried. Just...

Not sure I could replicate it if I tried. Just got lucky on this one.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By bowhunting1
Barnwood Arrowhead Plaque

Got bored last weekend with all the rain and decided to build a plaque for the deer I got a couple weeks ago. Boiled the skull last week and needed a place to display. It's reversible for table or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,035
Posted By bowhunting1
Shorter draw cam. Been shooting a DXT at 29" for...

Shorter draw cam. Been shooting a DXT at 29" for years and put it on the draw board recently after not shooting well. Came in at 29.75". This was causing the accuracy issues.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,268
Posted By bowhunting1
Walking through the woods with my bow attached to...

Walking through the woods with my bow attached to my backpack and Mathews T series quiver attached to my bow. Had to walk through low hanging brush in a couple places and my quiver detached from the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,059
Posted By bowhunting1
Had you pinned down for a while....hope you...

Had you pinned down for a while....hope you didn't have to pee. Cool stuff.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By bowhunting1
How did they make it heavier? The riser is the...

How did they make it heavier? The riser is the same length as last years Halon. I guess the kid and lady bow markets are growing. Very disappointed again....moving on to another brand.
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