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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,108
Posted By mej4219
Ear hole or neck on a smaller one should work...

Ear hole or neck on a smaller one should work just fine. I've got a buddy with a 10/22 with a red dot on top and we've killed loads of pigs with it. Decent ammo helps too as always. CCI is what we...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,461
Posted By mej4219
Shot in the dark here, but it might be worth...

Shot in the dark here, but it might be worth calling a few nearby dealerships/shops that would buy and or fix Polaris vehicles. Give them info (serial number, pics etc) on it so they could be on the...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 03-28-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,215
Posted By mej4219
Good write up. Definitely an interesting read....

Good write up. Definitely an interesting read. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 725
Posted By mej4219
Heck yea! Congrats!

Heck yea! Congrats!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-24-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By mej4219
I’ve got a Vortex 1-4 that I love. Smoked an...

I’ve got a Vortex 1-4 that I love. Smoked an aoudad at 450 yards with it which made me realize the 1-6 or 1-8 would have been worth the wait.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-13-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By mej4219
It seems counter-intuitive, but the more let off...

It seems counter-intuitive, but the more let off you have, the more speed you can get, but it doesn't make that big of a difference in the grand scheme of things (< 5 fps). The way it makes sense to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By mej4219
Cable on the Lone Star Outdoor Show had a TPWD...

Cable on the Lone Star Outdoor Show had a TPWD guy on his show not too long ago and explained a lot of this. One thing I saw in the thread was concern about scavengers. The sodium nitrite supposedly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,814
Posted By mej4219
Heck of a buck. Nice job!

Heck of a buck. Nice job!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By mej4219
Question about pallet blinds

I've been wanting to try building a blind for a while and recently got enough pallets together to put a blind together.

Current plan is to paint the outside, burlap the inside, and brush the...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-20-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By mej4219
I'd say 5.5 or 6.5. Never seen such different...

I'd say 5.5 or 6.5. Never seen such different wear so its harder to say.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,908
Posted By mej4219
If you can get your hands on one, the Moxie...

If you can get your hands on one, the Moxie Fearce and Gunny are two of the smoothest bows I've every shot. Currently shooting the Fearce for target and Gunny for hunting.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 890
Posted By mej4219
I'd say 4.5 and mid 140's

I'd say 4.5 and mid 140's
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By mej4219
I put a Timney single stage in my 700. Love it....

I put a Timney single stage in my 700. Love it. Breaks smooth every time. Sending it back to Remington will also have a very long turnaround time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By mej4219
To clarify, Rinella's podcast is the Meat Eater...

To clarify, Rinella's podcast is the Meat Eater podcast. Episode name is The Meat Tree, although it's in two parts.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By mej4219
Anybody listened to Steven Rinella's Meat Tree...

Anybody listened to Steven Rinella's Meat Tree podcast? He and guests talked about being attacked and had a lot of good info about what to do in that situation. Definitely would recommend listening...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 941
Posted By mej4219
Keep your head up man! You got this!

Keep your head up man! You got this!
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-01-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,349
Posted By mej4219
Uncle Charlie we think so. The one I shot we had...

Uncle Charlie we think so. The one I shot we had never seen before. But we have multiple pictures of one very similar that is a year younger. Hard to know for sure without pics of both, making sure...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-01-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,349
Posted By mej4219
Black Gold no doubt about it! It is definitely...

Black Gold no doubt about it! It is definitely rare, but at the same time it happens. That buck I posted was 3.5, and he was the first one I've ever seen like that, but that's why I said we take ours...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-01-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,349
Posted By mej4219
One thing to keep in mind is that some "cull"...

One thing to keep in mind is that some "cull" deer could have the potential to seriously wound or kill other bucks when fighting if their antlers are funky. Basically if a deer has a narrow, straight...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By mej4219
All of our traps have wire panel on the bottoms....

All of our traps have wire panel on the bottoms. We catch enough pigs in them. We'd catch more if we moved them more, but the wire bottom has never been an issue for us.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 15,422
Posted By mej4219
Student at Texas A&M studying Rangeland Ecology...

Student at Texas A&M studying Rangeland Ecology and Management. On a completely unrelated note, if anyone has a ranch they need help running, I'll know a guy come May 2019.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,232
Posted By mej4219
One thing I've noticed is if you make a noise to...

One thing I've noticed is if you make a noise to stop them, they are much more likely to jump the string. If you can wait for them to give you a shot without having to stop them, they won't jump the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 25,886
Posted By mej4219
On instagram as not_mick_jagger. Mostly hunting,...

On instagram as not_mick_jagger. Mostly hunting, fishing, archery, outdoors pics.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,870
Posted By mej4219
Good luck! In for the pics!

Good luck! In for the pics!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,019
Posted By mej4219
G5 has a good arrow squaring device. Always...

G5 has a good arrow squaring device. Always worked well for me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,019
Posted By mej4219
If the same thing is happening with the new...

If the same thing is happening with the new arrows it is going to be an issue with the broadhead or bow tuning. One way you can "spin" your arrows without an arrow spinner is to roll them along a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,534
Posted By mej4219
Nice job!

Nice job!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,447
Posted By mej4219
Great memories made all around. Congrats to the...

Great memories made all around. Congrats to the little man! Good luck to the parents on keeping him satisfied now, especially once hunting season ends!
Forum: Recipes 10-15-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By mej4219
Just ended up doing the meat with a basic queso...

Just ended up doing the meat with a basic queso (rotel and velveeta) for the dip. That bacon wrapped backstrap was the best thing I've ever cooked. End up with only two people showing up, so the...
Forum: Recipes 10-15-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By mej4219
Here's a pic

Here's a pic
Forum: Recipes 10-15-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By mej4219
Venison on the grill tonight!

I got a cull buck last Wednesday that produces some nice backstraps. I have some friends who have elected to stick to the city so I told them I'd show them what they're missing out on. Got one...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 705
Posted By mej4219
Just got set up in the tripod for tonight. It's...

Just got set up in the tripod for tonight. It's hotter than hell and the wind is swirling, but who knows, maybe a pig feels lucky tonight. Good luck to all those out this weekend and BTHO Florida!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By mej4219
There are pros and cons to all sorts of releases....

There are pros and cons to all sorts of releases. Go to a shop and shoot a bunch of them. I personally would stay away from back tension releases for hunting, but if the shop has one, get them to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By mej4219
Mathews is launching a new hunting bow sometime...

Mathews is launching a new hunting bow sometime in November I believe
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,067
Posted By mej4219
Gah I would've been wondering what my buddies put...

Gah I would've been wondering what my buddies put in my coffee that morning. Congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By mej4219
If it is paper tuning well, I'd say its a combo...

If it is paper tuning well, I'd say its a combo of shooting a pig and using a mechanical broadhead. That cartilage plate on the shoulder has eaten more than one of my broadheads in the past. I only...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By mej4219
Have you paper tuned your bow with the arrows? If...

Have you paper tuned your bow with the arrows? If your bow isn't tuned well, the arrow will fly with a slant and lose a lot of energy.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,060
Posted By mej4219
I need to pick up a new pack of collars and try...

I need to pick up a new pack of collars and try replacing them. I haven't checked bulging but will do that. And don't worry about it. I'm trying to figure out if I'm doing something wrong! I love the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,060
Posted By mej4219
Yes, I noticed that when I pulled them out of the...

Yes, I noticed that when I pulled them out of the packaging and checked for that when I put them on. I was sitting in a stand yesterday and had to reset the one nocked twice because it deployed when...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,060
Posted By mej4219
How do you keep them from deploying before...

How do you keep them from deploying before they're shot? I finally decided to try some hypodermics (125gr), but every one of them has deployed because of brush walking in, bouncing around in the...
Forum: Traditional 10-06-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,608
Posted By mej4219
Victory Vap 250 (full length), Blazer vanes,...

Victory Vap 250 (full length), Blazer vanes, standard nock, 95 grain outsert, 125 gr rage hypodermic (going to switch to trocars soon). Shot a bullet hole through paper first shot.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-29-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By mej4219
I have multiple products from Vortex and love...

I have multiple products from Vortex and love them. The Diamondback series is going to be in that price range. Customer service and VIP warranty are second to none. Not sure what magnification you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By mej4219
Hope there's no pets around!

Hope there's no pets around!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 511
Posted By mej4219
What's your bow setup for this year.

I'm currently trying to pass the time until tomorrow morning when I'll be sitting in a stand. I'm curious to see other people's rigs for the year.

I'm currently set up with a Moxie Gunny at 70lbs...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By mej4219
Yea there's no excuse for that much extra glue if...

Yea there's no excuse for that much extra glue if you are paying someone to do it. Acetone will damage your wraps. I would try shooting them and see how they fly. If they don't fly well, get your...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 09-25-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,282
Posted By mej4219
Looks a whole lot healthier in the most recent...

Looks a whole lot healthier in the most recent pics. Interested to see what he looks like in a few years...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By mej4219
You can use acetone, but be very, very careful....

You can use acetone, but be very, very careful. With enough time, acetone can also eat through the vanes. Most arrows will fly relatively well with excess glue, but it will affect pinpoint accuracy....
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 09-25-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By mej4219
I'm just outside of Centerville. Don't have any...

I'm just outside of Centerville. Don't have any pics with me but we have a few nice ones running around. Currently trying to pass the time until Saturday. Looks like you have just as much to look...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 09-25-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,086
Posted By mej4219
Looks like he's 3.5. If it were up to me, I'd let...

Looks like he's 3.5. If it were up to me, I'd let him walk this year.
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