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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By muzzlebrake
FYI this tiger wood sands and finishes very...

FYI this tiger wood sands and finishes very nicely and with a few coats of Teak oil will buff to a nice shiny luster. Gonna make a few more with this wood. I like how it darkens with age and light....
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By muzzlebrake
I have Japanese water stones and Arkansas stones....

I have Japanese water stones and Arkansas stones. Grits from 1000 to 14,000.
The only thing I use diamond stones for is to dress and flatten the surface of my
other stones. I use water or windex...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By muzzlebrake
Thanks Trey. It's flat ground from .160 thick...

Thanks Trey.
It's flat ground from .160 thick 1095 carbon steel and tempered twice at 400 deg for 2 hours each cycle and then a dip in ferric chloride for the patina. Hardness will be right around...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,088
Posted By muzzlebrake
permithrins will kill em daid and continue to...

permithrins will kill em daid and continue to kill for a couple of weeks. Safe for humans and pets except fish. Just need something that will squirt it high enough. You can by it at any feed store....
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By muzzlebrake
I wouldn't want to be the restaurant owners come...

I wouldn't want to be the restaurant owners come income tax time. I'm thinking audit and more audit business and personal. They, IRS, can always find something. Maybe DEA and BP/ICE raids the place...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By muzzlebrake
I don't believe me or my dad ever own a coon...

I don't believe me or my dad ever own a coon hound that didn't get bit at least once. Never lost a dawg because of it. Most bites were in the head neck area but have had a leg hit on a couple. My dad...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,036
Posted By muzzlebrake
Makes me want to pull out my self bow and make my...

Makes me want to pull out my self bow and make my back sore:D
Great story as usual;)b
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-22-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By muzzlebrake
He learned his trade as the Canary of Hanoi...

He learned his trade as the Canary of Hanoi Hilton. Time for him and Jane Fonda to both become fertilizer.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-22-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By muzzlebrake
I like that! Somebody be popping caps off...

I like that! Somebody be popping caps off LoneStar Longnecks afore too long.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,259
Posted By muzzlebrake
Perfect eating size. ;)b

Perfect eating size. ;)b
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-21-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By muzzlebrake
Hail yeah! why not?

Hail yeah! why not?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By muzzlebrake
2 ton window or thru the wall unit 220v will cool...

2 ton window or thru the wall unit 220v will cool 5 times better, keep things dried out and be a cheaper option. About half the cost and a lot less maintenance. And most important it's not sitting in...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-20-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,015
Posted By muzzlebrake
According to studies by the Bureau of Justice...

According to studies by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1,706,600 children had at least one incarcerated parent in 2007. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, "54% of mothers in state...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-20-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,435
Posted By muzzlebrake
Sure could but it won't have the smell and cats...

Sure could but it won't have the smell and cats are smell and taste feeders. Catfish bait doesn't have to smell bad or rotten. That's why garlic works so good in catfish bait. With 250,000 taste buds...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-20-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By muzzlebrake
Exactly. One that leaks too.

Exactly. One that leaks too.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-20-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By muzzlebrake
Anybody I ever knew of that was escorted from a...

Anybody I ever knew of that was escorted from a building where they worked had been fired. Surely they are firing this POS.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-20-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By muzzlebrake
Here tis. It ain't no raving beauty but it's...

Here tis. It ain't no raving beauty but it's tough and sharp and will reach way down there. It turned out to be much lighter weight that I had expected even with the Texas Ebony handle. It was fun...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-20-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By muzzlebrake
Peter Strzok escorted from the FBI building

Hmmmmmm I wonder what or who's next
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-20-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By muzzlebrake
I beg to differ. He is not a complete failure....

I beg to differ. He is not a complete failure. His muslim beliefs have guided him in the exact direction he intended. Destroy America from within. Can you even imagine another 8 years with someone...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-20-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By muzzlebrake
Yes sir, guilty dog always barks loudest

Yes sir, guilty dog always barks loudest
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-20-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,015
Posted By muzzlebrake
Tru dat but you will never hear mention of it...

Tru dat but you will never hear mention of it from the MSM. A lot more than 2000 drug user moms in prison and other criminals who's kids have been taken away by CPS. Heck CPS will snatch kids even...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-20-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,435
Posted By muzzlebrake
Link to old thread on my Catfish Cocaine...

Link to old thread on my Catfish Cocaine http://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=545221&highlight=catfish+cocaine

The best part is you can eat it yourself in an emergency....
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-20-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By muzzlebrake
This is the one I have that came with my grinder....

This is the one I have that came with my grinder. It's not very precision IMO. Too many adjustments and too much slop. ...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-20-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By muzzlebrake
Here it is this morning. I decided to drop it in...

Here it is this morning. I decided to drop it in the FC to see where it got hard at and it appears to be hard all the way thru. I tempered it at pretty high temp to try an bring the hardness down and...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-20-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By muzzlebrake
No sir. I only have a 12" but really really need...

No sir. I only have a 12" but really really need me a 10". I don't do many hollow grinds but when I do a 10" would probably work best on the wider blades. I have a hollow grind fixture but it's...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-19-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By muzzlebrake
Got it ground and quenched today. It's in the gas...

Got it ground and quenched today. It's in the gas oven now. Too long to fit in my electric tempering oven. The blade took on a pretty good spine curve from the tip back to the top of the clip, about...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-19-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
I guess I know what my next poor man's project...

I guess I know what my next poor man's project is:D
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-19-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By muzzlebrake
Already annealed it before I cut it out on my...

Already annealed it before I cut it out on my band saw. After I get it ground I will harden it and then temper it twice at 400. AFAIK these Heller red tang rasps are W1 steel and quench well in brine...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-18-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By muzzlebrake
Pig Sticker

Seeing other posts showing Bowies and poiny blades I thought while I am waiting on some epoxied handles to cure that I might as well profile one the bighoof rasps into another sticker. This one will...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-18-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By muzzlebrake
I'll bet that new grinder speeds up the process a...

I'll bet that new grinder speeds up the process a lot. I spend a lot of time just changing belts and fixtures on my single grinder. I can see where a feller could easily use 3 or 4 grinders all for...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-18-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By muzzlebrake
Oh Yeah! That's a lot of work right there. Great...

Oh Yeah! That's a lot of work right there. Great job.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,804
Posted By muzzlebrake
Salaried also has it's down side. Although you...

Salaried also has it's down side. Although you know your pay is going to be the same each paycheck, you may or may not be expected to work lots of odd hours and overtime. I worked on salary for many...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-17-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
I've seen a few old AC service guys with their...

I've seen a few old AC service guys with their own Vacuum pump made from a refrigerator pot. I even had me one for a time. Good ideas guys. Now if'n I can just find me one of them big mouth gallon...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-16-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
I can see a piece of this nice Zebra wood on the...

I can see a piece of this nice Zebra wood on the handle of another Heller hoof rasp Frog Sticker Bowie before long. Should have the weight in the wood to balance nicely and look good too. The red...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-15-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
You are right and I did a little sawing this am....

You are right and I did a little sawing this am. Got enough blanks to last a while. Jabota, Wenge, Zebra, Tigerwood, Ebony, Walnut and the precut Leopard wood. And I only sawed up about 1/3rd of it....
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-14-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,579
Posted By muzzlebrake
They won't be short anything. They will just...

They won't be short anything. They will just continue to make up stuff like they been doing all along.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-14-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
Thanks TP3 Got the box today. Some pretty good...

Thanks TP3
Got the box today. Some pretty good stuff in there.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-13-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,277
Posted By muzzlebrake
I always had hope that someday common sense would...

I always had hope that someday common sense would prevail all across the land. After the last presidential election I have even more hope. I do think it's catching on in spite of all. Of course there...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-12-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,756
Posted By muzzlebrake
Well I feel sorry for youse guys that have to...

Well I feel sorry for youse guys that have to resort to using a hose cause you don't have the reach to just hang it out the window.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-12-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
I burl that eats saw blades? Dried burl mesquite...

I burl that eats saw blades? Dried burl mesquite or Bois d arc maybe? Red oak is bad on blades but I have not seen any in burl. The sand in old dried mesquite will kill a new chainsaw blade like...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-12-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
That's what I been trying to do and have gotten...

That's what I been trying to do and have gotten some pretty good looking wood doing this. My saw will slice veneer thickness if I need to. I think the key to how well a band saw works is the blade...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-11-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By muzzlebrake
I hear ya. I'm starting to get a hankering to...

I hear ya. I'm starting to get a hankering to head up to my brothers place at Kiowa and ketch some of his pets off his dock.:D
It only takes a couple of them 5-6 lb whisker fish to make me a good...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-11-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By muzzlebrake
The addiction is bad. What were the withdrawal...

The addiction is bad. What were the withdrawal symptoms?

Oh, cool knife. Love that handle material.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-11-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By muzzlebrake
Here they are. Just finished sharpening them....

Here they are. Just finished sharpening them. Took most all morning. Still need to make sheaths and a little more Teak oil on the woods.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-11-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By muzzlebrake
Didn't measure but approx 4".

Didn't measure but approx 4".
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-11-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
thanks guys for all the good leads on wood

thanks guys for all the good leads on wood
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-10-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,815
Posted By muzzlebrake
Skil saw is also bad if'n you somehow cut the...

Skil saw is also bad if'n you somehow cut the power cord while ripping a 2x4.
Saw a guy do it once and I think that's where break dancing originated. Sparks wuz flying out his nose. He did get loose...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By muzzlebrake
Great horse. A Secretariat all over again. Once...

Great horse. A Secretariat all over again. Once out front he just holds them all off. Now for his life of leisure as a stud @ $200,000 a pop for a live foal. Thoroughbred rules require live coverage...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-09-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By muzzlebrake
I have begun experimenting with double quenching...

I have begun experimenting with double quenching on some steels. I got the technique from a guy that has been working in heat treatment for Haliburton down hole tools for almost 30 years.
The...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-09-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,850
Posted By muzzlebrake
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