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Forum: Traditional Today, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By tradtiger
Great looking bow! Good luck hunting!

Great looking bow! Good luck hunting!
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,461
Posted By tradtiger
Prayers sent for Clay and all affected by this...

Prayers sent for Clay and all affected by this event.
Forum: Traditional Today, 12:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
After 12. Congrats to DRT! Call us a fun...

After 12. Congrats to DRT!

Call us a fun one!
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Enjoying the creativity shown in making the...

Enjoying the creativity shown in making the obstacles for these shots, y'all! Love to see a few more; plenty of time today, lot's of examples to set up the obstacles.

To recap the challenge:...
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By tradtiger
Guess I missed the flyer on this event. Could...

Guess I missed the flyer on this event. Could someone post a link with info about the event, please?
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By tradtiger
Well, heck. Didn't realize that at all. Wonder...

Well, heck. Didn't realize that at all. Wonder why it's different than the Recurve Championship. Gotta work Saturday. Thanks for the heads-up, though, to save me the drive. Good luck to you!
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By tradtiger
Hoping to go up for Sunday and try and get two...

Hoping to go up for Sunday and try and get two rounds in.
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Now THAT'S some dang obstruction, Briar! :) And...

Now THAT'S some dang obstruction, Briar! :) And a nice group!
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Good shooting, Gary! And you don't get to...

Good shooting, Gary!

And you don't get to complain about hitting your other arrows, because I said you could shoot-and-pull them one at a time so you wouldn't hit them. :) *I did it that way...
Forum: Traditional 05-16-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
That works! Nice shooting, Rick! Got into...

That works! Nice shooting, Rick!

Got into the target after the plywood pass-through! Counts! Probably similar to shooting through the blue barrel or a hog's shield. I'm wondering if anyone will...
Forum: Traditional 05-16-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Not great shooting, but I didn't break an arrow!...

Not great shooting, but I didn't break an arrow! :) First three shots taken in over a week due to travel; by the way, shot from one knee to try and get the flattest angle. In setting up, don't feel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-16-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,640
Posted By tradtiger
The word "awesome" tends to be overused, but in...

The word "awesome" tends to be overused, but in the case of the bear crawling not just up your tree but past you and then back down -- AND you shot him with your longbow: this event truly justifies...
Forum: Traditional 05-15-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Didn't mean to set up this shot quite as scary as...

Didn't mean to set up this shot quite as scary as I did, but here it is. Managed to get three arrows through the alley of death without hitting the "sticks". 1st arrow 2-7/8" up and left; 2nd arrow...
Forum: Traditional 05-15-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,946
Posted By tradtiger
That's the same head I used for a big piggy the...

That's the same head I used for a big piggy the other day. Edit: A foot of penetration after going through 3/8"-1/2" thick shield and doornail dead within 150 yards on a 238-lb boar....
Forum: Traditional 05-15-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By tradtiger
Strong shooting!

Strong shooting!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,136
Posted By tradtiger
Kind words, Burnadell from a former athlete. :) ...

Kind words, Burnadell from a former athlete. :) (Rice? Football?)

Nice that he is, in fact, considering some Texas schools to visit.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,136
Posted By tradtiger
So, Eric's one-year career as a junior Loper at...

So, Eric's one-year career as a junior Loper at the University of Nebraska - Kearney is as follows:

ERA 3.06; 9 Saves; 34 K's over 32.1 innings pitched.
Plus, he was named Honorable Mention...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,136
Posted By tradtiger
Here's team pic: ...

Here's team pic:
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180515/c6798c37ade5783d22cb0e73540149c3.jpg

FYI: Eric is fourth from right in back row.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,136
Posted By tradtiger
Thank you, sir! Got him back home to Texas...

Thank you, sir!

Got him back home to Texas now. Has offers from schools in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, plus some interest in California. Planning a couple of school visits next week....
Forum: Traditional 05-14-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Called this shot on the phone from the road...

Called this shot on the phone from the road between Nebraska and Texas -- riding back with college pitcher son. Hope to shoot it myself tomorrow late after my elementary (2nd grade) sub job.
Forum: Traditional 05-14-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
TTT Anybody seeing this. :)

TTT

Anybody seeing this. :)
Forum: Traditional 05-14-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks, Briar. Seems fairly realistic to a...

Thanks, Briar. Seems fairly realistic to a hunting scenario; I know recently I was looking at a hog on the other side of a brush pile with a hole just about that size to shoot through, but he...
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Think I will allow shots to be made kneeling (one...

Think I will allow shots to be made kneeling (one or two knees) or sitting, since an actual obstruction shot may be needed during a stalk with no chair available.
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
That's the right idea, DRT!

That's the right idea, DRT!
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 506
Posted By tradtiger
Traditional FSC Week 20

This week, we're going to try an obstruction shot. Trace around a quarter near the middle of a piece of copy paper. Aimpoint will be the center of the quarter, shot seated from 12 yards. To make...
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By tradtiger
About to post a new challenge... Sent from...

About to post a new challenge...

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Forum: Traditional 05-12-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By tradtiger
Definitely kill a pig with that, Gary! :) ...

Definitely kill a pig with that, Gary! :)



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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,136
Posted By tradtiger
Update: Eric named Honorable Mention All...

Update: Eric named Honorable Mention All -Conference as a reliever. (MIAA)

Also, Head Coach Damon Day was named conference Coach of the Year; Alex Achterman named Player of the Year.


Sent...
Forum: Traditional 05-11-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 13,095
Posted By tradtiger
Congrats, pig OPS! Nice one! Sent from my...

Congrats, pig OPS! Nice one!

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Forum: Traditional 05-09-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,246
Posted By tradtiger
About 31" or 31.5", I recollect. (out of state...

About 31" or 31.5", I recollect. (out of state right now, can't measure)

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Forum: Traditional 05-09-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 13,095
Posted By tradtiger
Congrats! Nice shot!

Congrats! Nice shot!
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-08-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By tradtiger
Just lay a flat file or sandpaper on a table and...

Just lay a flat file or sandpaper on a table and rub the end of the arrow on it, sticking straight up.

(I cut off carbon arrows with a triangular file, anyway, working carefully around a few light...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks for all the responses. I'm sure there are...

Thanks for all the responses. I'm sure there are great places out of town, but I just don't have the time to go there. Fixing to head to Johnny G's.

Will give a follow-up on how it turns out.
Forum: Traditional 05-08-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By tradtiger
Congrats! Great job!

Congrats! Great job!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
238 lbs, btw.

238 lbs, btw.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
In other words, what's this? :) ...

In other words, what's this? :)
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180508/3a9f30913cfb073810481ac889f7bf48.jpg

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks. Looks pretty reasonable.

Thanks. Looks pretty reasonable.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
So, what would high-fence, grain fed, hunting...

So, what would high-fence, grain fed, hunting ranch feral hogs be considered, I wonder? And what would be the difference?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
Yum, Ivory! Thanks

Yum, Ivory!
Thanks
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
Glen: Thanks, but time is not my friend on this...

Glen:
Thanks, but time is not my friend on this because I need to be in Missouri for son's baseball conference tournament day after tomorrow (and work all day Wednesday before flying out). Have to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
Also, open to suggestions for ways to have it...

Also, open to suggestions for ways to have it processed -- sausage, roasts, whatever. Probably 100 lbs of meat.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By tradtiger
Hog processing in Austin

Who's had hogs processed in Austin? Looking for recommendations. Need to take three ice chests worth of quartered hogs in tomorrow. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Traditional 05-07-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,253
Posted By tradtiger
Thanks, Roger. Feel real fortunate to get an...

Thanks, Roger. Feel real fortunate to get an opportunity at such a beast!
Forum: Traditional 05-07-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By tradtiger
A little embarrassed to post this shot on my own...

A little embarrassed to post this shot on my own call, but I will: 5/16" Beat that! :)

Time to quote Arnold Palmer: "The more I practice, the luckier I get."

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By tradtiger
Glad the gentlemen on Lake Tawakoni survived. ...

Glad the gentlemen on Lake Tawakoni survived. Waves can get three or four feet high with white caps in that big open water.
Forum: Traditional 05-07-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,253
Posted By tradtiger
Really enjoyed meeting and sharing camp with you,...

Really enjoyed meeting and sharing camp with you, Ronnie. And Noah has got nothing on a man with a levee around his house! Truly brilliant! :)
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,709
Posted By tradtiger
Probably like hitting a golf ball into the lake...

Probably like hitting a golf ball into the lake on the left when that's the one place you DON'T want to go.

Theoretically speaking, of course.... :)

Glad the kid's alright!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 893
Posted By tradtiger
Prayers sent.

Prayers sent.
Forum: Traditional 05-07-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,246
Posted By tradtiger
Draw length has been measured at 27 inches; Rick...

Draw length has been measured at 27 inches; Rick Barbee says that his son's drawlength is the same as mine, and said he knows that bow pulls 69 pounds at that drawlength. That said, it's possible...
Forum: Traditional 05-07-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,246
Posted By tradtiger
BTW, the actual specs on the front end of the...

BTW, the actual specs on the front end of the arrow shown above are: 225-grains for broadhead itself, with a 75-grain adapter for screwing into the 100-grain brass insert. So, there's 400 grains...
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