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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,791
Posted By Rat
Pay them enough and they will do whatever you...

Pay them enough and they will do whatever you want, they may grumble, but they will do it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
Outstanding! Keg discussions...

Outstanding!

Keg discussions...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
It's been three days and no update, should we be...

It's been three days and no update, should we be worried...?
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,409
Posted By Rat
Unless they can show that there is a defeat...

Unless they can show that there is a defeat device, ort software, that is designed to beat the test, this is a baseless lawsuit.

There is a test as outlined by the EPA, the truck passes the test;...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
Oops... ...

Oops...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
This is what we already have... Sent from...

This is what we already have...


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
Cooking supply roster. We have quite the...

Cooking supply roster.
We have quite the inventory left from last year, so what is on the spreadsheet is just what we need for this year.

Please look at the spreadsheet, and add your name to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 592
Posted By Rat
I understand your point, and I am not arguing it...

I understand your point, and I am not arguing it at all.

But for those not familiar or are new to the discussion...

You do not have to choose between accuracy and penetration; a high FOC arrow...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,138
Posted By Rat
You have probably seen it when field dressing a...

You have probably seen it when field dressing a deer and just didn't know what it was; it is also called lace fat and a few other names.

Caul fat and leaf fat are the two most used fats for dish...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 592
Posted By Rat
Reaper, watch this Ranch Fairy video, this is...

Reaper, watch this Ranch Fairy video, this is real world video of different FOC and weight arrows on live animals. From normal FOC to extreme FOC and he makes some good points along the way about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 592
Posted By Rat
Of course it is, every FOC discussion comes with...

Of course it is, every FOC discussion comes with a discussion on spine at some point, if not right out of the gate.

I'm not trying to 'convert' anyone; when people come to me and are looking for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 592
Posted By Rat
Not one that mirrors Ashbey's method but with a...

Not one that mirrors Ashbey's method but with a compound; unless you want to count the thousands of youtube videos showing the same conclusions as the Ashby study.

The Ashby study does make a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 592
Posted By Rat
When all else is equal, and it never really is......

When all else is equal, and it never really is...
More FOC is better than JUST a heavier arrow. Soft tissue penetration will be better in a higher FOC arrow than the same weight arrow with lower...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 592
Posted By Rat
Do you want to build them yourself or have...

Do you want to build them yourself or have someone else build them?

If someone else, call Muddyfuzzy.

If you want to build them, just do the math on what you want. Get a shaft that has light...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
Yes, scent blocker for the hunt. It makes you...

Yes, scent blocker for the hunt.
It makes you smell like a shady back room bar's dirty, urine soaked, vomit covered, male bathroom floor; and that's before you blow a seal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
No, NO FOOD! If you bring food after Friday at...

No, NO FOOD! If you bring food after Friday at noon you will be thrown in the river!

A bunch of us get out there on Wednesday, and we have food for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
W eat it there, that's kinda the point of...

W eat it there, that's kinda the point of bringing no food; you eat what you kill. IF there is something left, then yes, we take it home; but that has only happened once.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
No need to carry far, the boat does most of the...

No need to carry far, the boat does most of the work.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
She and Viper both just disappeared...

She and Viper both just disappeared...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
I've been looking back and trying to remember who...

I've been looking back and trying to remember who has had a promotion:
Sackett was first for being camp cook (Colonel).
TXPepper and Waterfall for getting hog slapped (Private).
PrPecheck for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
Memory induced chemical flashbacks are the BOMB!

Memory induced chemical flashbacks are the BOMB!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
On a side note: I will be going through our...

On a side note:
I will be going through our GRXH big box of stuff this weekend and posting what will be needed later next week. As always, I will update the GRXH google spreadsheet and post the link...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
2 pair of dry socks per day More beer More...

2 pair of dry socks per day
More beer
More arrows

Yes, a rookie with a stickbow can show up. No, there is no limit on how many people can come out.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-03-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10,906
Views: 1,020,378
Posted By Rat
Coyotes keep the rabbits in check pretty well,...

Coyotes keep the rabbits in check pretty well, they are few and far between. There are a few turkey, but not near as many as there used to be.

Squirrels on the other hand are plentiful.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
If it will fit in the jar, it will process....

If it will fit in the jar, it will process. Uniformity is generally for palatability though and requires less steps when you open the jar to use the product.

I cut mine into about 1 inch cubes;...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
For new jars, just wash them and keep them...

For new jars, just wash them and keep them covered. I store them upside down in the boxes they come in.

When ready to can...
The basics of jar prep is this; you want everything about the same...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,443
Posted By Rat
Many arrows are quiet, many are not. I have had...

Many arrows are quiet, many are not. I have had good luck using Gold Tip arrows when setting up other people's bows.

I also know some who wax their arrows with car wax if they are noisy.

Size...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,443
Posted By Rat
Well, to be fair, he didn't ask for unbiased...

Well, to be fair, he didn't ask for unbiased opinions, just opinions...:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,443
Posted By Rat
See, that's the thing; when you ask for opinions...

See, that's the thing; when you ask for opinions you get a bunch of opinions.

Whisker Biscuit is great for hunting; it is a simple, almost foolproof, design. Easy to tune and stays tuned very...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
Sounds like you are getting some good use out of...

Sounds like you are getting some good use out of your canning!

Here a few from this weekend...

Beef, beans and rice
And meatloaf
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
Yes sir, just do a test run. Make sure the seal...

Yes sir, just do a test run.
Make sure the seal is in good shape (if it uses a seal/gasket); it should be pliable with no cracks. Bend it around a finger to check for pliability and cracks. Then...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
Here's another tip... When making something for...

Here's another tip...
When making something for dinner that you want to can, just make more.

Let's take meatloaf for example. When my wife makes meatloaf she makes a double batch. Then she forms...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
Meatloaf: Make your regular meatloaf. If you...

Meatloaf:
Make your regular meatloaf. If you use bread or crackers as a binder use oatmeal instead.

Pack the jars raw leaving 1 inch of headspace. Process pint for 75 minutes and quarts for 90...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
A couple of recipes I really like to can... ...

A couple of recipes I really like to can...

Beef, beans and rice:
Prepare beans, 3 cups dried beans, boil for 2 minutes, remove from heat and cover for one hour.
Pressure cook a 3-4 pound...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,697
Posted By Rat
Tubby, and others new to canning... Do not let...

Tubby, and others new to canning...
Do not let your jars cool in the canner (like overnight); let the canner cool down enough for the pressure to equalize then remove the jars and let them cool at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
It will cost you (your): Humility Integrity ...

It will cost you (your):
Humility
Integrity
Scruples
Maybe some skin
Most of your brain cells
Forum: Recipes 12-28-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By Rat
I've also been using the Academy spices for a few...

I've also been using the Academy spices for a few years, they are great; I even use their stuff to make my bacon.

I use 70% pork 30% lean (lean can be anything from goat, to deer) mix when...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
Heck yea, bring it, that would be awesome to...

Heck yea, bring it, that would be awesome to roast a whole pig at GRXH. We have talked about it many times but no one has one of those boxes.

And for your reading pleasure; all the hunts in one...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-27-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10,906
Views: 1,020,378
Posted By Rat
Anytime, cold and wet is good all day.

Anytime, cold and wet is good all day.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,119
Posted By Rat
Outstanding! I followed it all on facebook as...

Outstanding! I followed it all on facebook as well! And yes, Bowwiz is a great dude.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,153
Posted By Rat
1998, when we were renting from the crazy people...

1998, when we were renting from the crazy people on Hwy 29.

Little did I know how much TBH would impact my life. At the birthday hunt the other day I realized that, except for a few people at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By Rat
TrueBall HBX. Love it, can be fired many...

TrueBall HBX. Love it, can be fired many different ways, good and heavy in the hand, very consistent, thousands of shots not one missfire or hangup (that wasn't my fault anyway).

A great all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,902
Posted By Rat
Legal to bowfish catfish, with bag limits....

Legal to bowfish catfish, with bag limits. Otherwise, no change...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By Rat
Something has changed, either on the bow or on...

Something has changed, either on the bow or on you (form).
If it worked last year it should work this year. So, even though I think the arrows are a little under spined, it should still work.
...
Forum: Traditional 12-20-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,780
Posted By Rat
The 'traditional archery mindset' is still out...

The 'traditional archery mindset' is still out there, maybe not as prevalent as it once was, but it is there.

I don't believe hypocrisy is the right term. To be hypocritical is to claim to be one...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Rat
Yes, you need a Clarifier. A Clarifier is used...

Yes, you need a Clarifier. A Clarifier is used with a scope lens; the Clarifier will clear up the target but at the expense of blurring the pins slightly (maybe). You want a happy medium between a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rat
I started using it in my hiring process a year...

I started using it in my hiring process a year ago. I gave it to all my current employees to get a benchmark. I was surprised at the lower than anticipated scores of a few top producers; but overall...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
I am going to go thorough al the stuff I have for...

I am going to go thorough al the stuff I have for the hunt this weekend (mustard, paper towels, foil, etc.) that have been leftover from last year's hunt. I will post up what we need on the google...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,642
Posted By Rat
Has Boat: ========= Rat +1 Wildman Flex ...

Has Boat:
=========
Rat +1
Wildman
Flex
bho0351
Sneaky
Paintman&grinderboy in "my river"
Txbowhunter31 +2
Stinkbelly
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-18-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10,906
Views: 1,020,378
Posted By Rat
It's true, we only saw 2 this weekend and we...

It's true, we only saw 2 this weekend and we killed them both...
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