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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-14-2018, 05:40 PM
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Posted By SwampRabbit
Ha! Yeah, 10% doesn't sound like much. ...

Ha!

Yeah, 10% doesn't sound like much.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-14-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Got in a few miles here and there at the lease...

Got in a few miles here and there at the lease between hunts and 5 miles just now... puts me at 101 for the first 2 weeks!

Patch was waiting for me when I got home....
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Honestly, I love the Rush 12 for rucking....

Honestly, I love the Rush 12 for rucking. Wouldn't want bigger, nor smaller. Has held up 8 months with likely over 800+ miles with loads of 30 to 40 lbs.

Took it to Spain and was just the ok size...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
You know, I used to roll my eyes at "tacticool"...

You know, I used to roll my eyes at "tacticool" stuff. But the truth is, alot of the tacticool labels are born out of the people who buy stuff for lools over function.

The truth is, these things...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 163
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Posted By SwampRabbit
Nice! Which 5.11 did you use? I am using the...

Nice! Which 5.11 did you use? I am using the Rush12.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 163
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Posted By SwampRabbit
Seriously? Crap! I procrastinated too long :(...

Seriously? Crap! I procrastinated too long :( Didnt even know they had a quota for the ruck.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Thanks Richard! It is officially 80 miles now. ...

Thanks Richard! It is officially 80 miles now.

Hoping to hit 100 before the end of the week. Weekend plans might mess that up though.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,918
Posted By SwampRabbit
Not surprised... if it turns out to be a good...

Not surprised... if it turns out to be a good seller and actually comfortable... I will wait until that Chinese factory ships them labeled Ozark Trails to Walmart for $49. Probably will be just in...
Forum: Traditional 01-10-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By SwampRabbit
It makes sense. Maybe I am looking at it...

It makes sense.

Maybe I am looking at it wrong, but it seems like that your muscles aren't really all that used to that amount of weight and your back perhaps may not be strong enough to hold that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Even if just for a few minutes... ...

Even if just for a few minutes...

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Forum: Traditional 01-09-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By SwampRabbit
I use Bohning fletchtite and although it says 5...

I use Bohning fletchtite and although it says 5 minutes... I let it go 10 minutes. I have a timer that I use. Takes about 30 minutes per arrow. I haven't tried the tape yet, but want to give it a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By SwampRabbit
Interesting that you ask. I love to hunt rabbits....

Interesting that you ask. I love to hunt rabbits. I often wonder why I don't see them where I think I should, etc, etc. The lease I hunt has fewer of them than before I started and it isn't because...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
After doing a Constellation event... I wouldn't...

After doing a Constellation event... I wouldn't think you would be too choosy :D

I am about a 50 minute drive, so I am just starting my day an hour early.

There are hotels and such in...
Forum: Traditional 01-09-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By SwampRabbit
I like the Bitz... but there ain't nothing blitz...

I like the Bitz... but there ain't nothing blitz about it :D I have two, both RH. I don't have a JoJan to compare it too... and am kinda jealous when I see guys spit out half a dozen arrows in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Hey, that is pretty cool. Price isnt bad... Just...

Hey, that is pretty cool. Price isnt bad... Just don't like the price of weights

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
I do those things as well ;)b Sent from my...

I do those things as well ;)b

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Forum: Traditional 01-08-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,580
Posted By SwampRabbit
First off, love the Bible verse. I put Genesis...

First off, love the Bible verse. I put Genesis 27:3 as my "name" on my Black Widow...

But to answer your question... speed doesn't kill, shot placement kills. Speed just makes it easier to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,041
Posted By SwampRabbit
Bwhahahaha! That has to be one of the funniest...

Bwhahahaha! That has to be one of the funniest post I've seen on these threads... including Humper's posts :D



March 1-4 should be a good weekend! Full moon, as long as the cloud cover...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Part of being careful is acclimating. I had 100s...

Part of being careful is acclimating. I had 100s if miles of walking miles before I started at 15 and worked my way to 40 as my staple weight. It took considerable time and miles to adapt. I actually...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Well... I am going to have to get used to the new...

Well... I am going to have to get used to the new weight and config.... was bugging my middle back after about 2 miles.

But I did switch out to the 40#er and finished off 4.4 miles with the wife....
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
About to go take it for a spin... so we'll see ...

About to go take it for a spin... so we'll see

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Finally, after 7 months, I got around to buying a...

Finally, after 7 months, I got around to buying a smaller duffel for my heavy ruck. The old one was huge and sagged...
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,353
Posted By SwampRabbit
Rabbits take the #1 spot. Turkeys, then Javi,...

Rabbits take the #1 spot. Turkeys, then Javi, then hogs.

Deer are a pain in the *** to hunt... literally. But I still do it anyways and never would give that up.

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Forum: Traditional 01-06-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,791
Posted By SwampRabbit
Congrats Jerry ;)b That is awesome news! ...

Congrats Jerry ;)b That is awesome news!

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Well... 4 turned into 5... the 1k challenge is a...

Well... 4 turned into 5... the 1k challenge is a real good motivator. ;)b

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Good job Mark ;)b Putting in 4ish mile tuck...

Good job Mark ;)b

Putting in 4ish mile tuck between sits right now myself.

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Forum: Traditional 01-06-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,791
Posted By SwampRabbit
Way to go Byron! Congrats! Sent from my...

Way to go Byron! Congrats!

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Look... there is a leaderboard and somehow I am...

Look... there is a leaderboard and somehow I am in the top 5 after logging 6 miles from this mornings 65# ruck.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By SwampRabbit
I thought the Katy's corn was already $1 cheaper...

I thought the Katy's corn was already $1 cheaper than the others... Isn't their ice also $.99 and their gas has been pretty cheap. figured it was their "opening bait" prices to get people in before...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,492
Posted By SwampRabbit
All I can offer up is my condolences... what a...

All I can offer up is my condolences... what a pain in the ***!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
It is really small. I watched the video (scanned...

It is really small. I watched the video (scanned it) and the guy clearly says it is small and compares it to some other sized packs which tells the tale. I am by all means no expert, but I would be...
Forum: Traditional 01-04-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,772
Posted By SwampRabbit
I had a feeling you were going to take the "Are...

I had a feeling you were going to take the "Are you from Texas" and MEB's "How old are you" questions the wrong way.

No... your opinion by no means should be restricted by where you are from...
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Wife asked if I wanted to go for a stroll after...

Wife asked if I wanted to go for a stroll after dinner... so another 3.6 miles in with the 65er and I have 20 miles for the new year. Hope my calves forgive me in the morning.

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Forum: Traditional 01-03-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By SwampRabbit
I sooooo wish that were true... ;) There is...

I sooooo wish that were true... ;)

There is always one... :D

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 60,841
Posted By SwampRabbit
X2. I am normally not flashy... but that is a...

X2. I am normally not flashy... but that is a nice looking reel.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Ah, okay... I get what you are saying. Yeah, it...

Ah, okay... I get what you are saying. Yeah, it would be nice to get a higher cardio benefit from rucking and inclines would help with that. I've always viewed it more as a strength/endurance type of...
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By SwampRabbit
Dammit Randy!!!! Get out of my head!!! :D

Dammit Randy!!!! Get out of my head!!!

:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Well... I wish we had more hills too so 50#...

Well...

I wish we had more hills too so 50# would be MORE challenging... especially on shorter 1 hour rucks. But I would offer up that just walking around with 50# supported by your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,159
Posted By SwampRabbit
Have you just now discovered Rinella? His books...

Have you just now discovered Rinella? His books and podcasts are classic. You'll learn a lot from the guy.

I actually like the guy. I agree with him on stuff... and disagree with him on plenty of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
;)b Knocked out 2 miles with the 40#er just...

;)b

Knocked out 2 miles with the 40#er just before work and just put down another 4 during lunch... Puts me at 1.72% complete ;) Just 3 more miles before my first checked box.

Actually debating...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,360
Posted By SwampRabbit
Proper english mixed with bad grammar threw me...

Proper english mixed with bad grammar threw me off... my bad bro. ;)

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,360
Posted By SwampRabbit
I think you meant to say "them are fightin...

I think you meant to say "them are fightin words"... Darn yanks at it again.


:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,360
Posted By SwampRabbit
Well... you just disqualified yourself there bud....

Well... you just disqualified yourself there bud. Maybe you should move back to New York City.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,976
Posted By SwampRabbit
Good job Mark! The alarm went off at 530 and my...

Good job Mark! The alarm went off at 530 and my walking/rucking partner (wife) was not feeling well, and so I decided to sleep in as well when I saw the 22 degree temps. Brought my 40# ruck to work...
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,772
Posted By SwampRabbit
I think we've left the idea of hypotheticals and...

I think we've left the idea of hypotheticals and high level discussion of what "traditional" means... yada... yada... yada...

I think it is important to understand the audience that is reading...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,487
Posted By SwampRabbit
I'm not sure how I missed this thread... I...

I'm not sure how I missed this thread... I remember you getting into canning... maybe it was on another thread. I could swear I asked how it turned out for you too... but can't find that thread......
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By SwampRabbit
I refuse to use a propane heater when sleeping....

I refuse to use a propane heater when sleeping. The buddy has a low O2 detector and a fall over sensor... but I wouldn't be my life on it. I will use it just before going to bed and first thing in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 2,612
Posted By SwampRabbit
Yes, yes it does. Best tip I can give you...

Yes, yes it does.

Best tip I can give you for riding/running in cold/windy weather (always windy on a bike) is to get a thin wind proof vest. Was the best, most important unique article of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,140
Posted By SwampRabbit
If you need proof that the problem with the...

If you need proof that the problem with the Texans was at the GM and higher... look at the league and their GMs.

Texans drop their "terrible" coach Kubiak/Wade Phillips. Denver picks em up and...
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