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Forum: Traditional Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jerp
Cool find and I'm thinking they are pretty old. ...

Cool find and I'm thinking they are pretty old. If they were made before Bob Lee sold Wing Archery to Head/AMF they are pre-1968. AMF owned Wing well into the 70's - not sure when after that when...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 953
Posted By jerp
According to waterfowl researchers, occasionally...

According to waterfowl researchers, occasionally the practical joker in the group will be leading the flock and start flying in circles just to mess with the squad cause they follow along blindly....
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By jerp
That’s why they call it a “Mocking bird” -...

That’s why they call it a “Mocking bird” - they’re adept at mimicking other critters.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By jerp
Like everybody else I’m sure, I’m sad but not...

Like everybody else I’m sure, I’m sad but not surprised. Common for couples married that long to pass within a few days of each other. Maybe he will rally but it would not surprise anyone if there is...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By jerp
Obtained legally, maybe yes, maybe no. With his...

Obtained legally, maybe yes, maybe no. With his history of delusional behavior and run-ins with police, Waffle-boy should should have been in the system on the no-buy list a long time ago.. He may...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By jerp
The overwhelming majority of shootings are done...

The overwhelming majority of shootings are done by people who are not legally allowed to possess firearms. In high crime cities like Chicago and Detroit "straw purchasers" are rarely prosecuted....
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,747
Posted By jerp
Another generational thing. When I first coached...

Another generational thing. When I first coached little league 20 years ago some dads barked about the way boys bent their bill caps too much - like they were looking through a tube:rolleyes:
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By jerp
PM replied. Don't forget we have primitive...

PM replied. Don't forget we have primitive camping spots available. No electricity but feel free to bring a generator. No open fires other than the fire pit at the pavilion. Just let me know if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By jerp
So as it turns out this nut job was arrested last...

So as it turns out this nut job was arrested last year for getting into a restricted area at the White House. The FBI terminated his gun rights because of his mental issues and gave the confiscated...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By jerp
Currently a solid 2nd place but with lots of...

Currently a solid 2nd place but with lots of momentum!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,655
Posted By jerp
I shudder when I think about close calls in my...

I shudder when I think about close calls in my early 20’s due to alcohol and that feeling of invincibility. Pure luck was the only thing between me being another sad statistic and still being here....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By jerp
I really enjoyed the book. I went into watching...

I really enjoyed the book. I went into watching the series with lowered expectations but was pleasantly surprised for the most part. There are definitely some scenes I did not remember from the book...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,427
Posted By jerp
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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By jerp
As hard as it is to lose him there is some...

As hard as it is to lose him there is some symmetry there that is almost poetic. One generation exits, another arrives, the bloodline continues. Condolences and congratulations!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,253
Posted By jerp
“Her daddy was lazy and no-account, claimed he...

“Her daddy was lazy and no-account, claimed he had a bad back,
All her brothers were good for, was stealing watermelons outa my truck patch
Polk salad Annie, gator got your granny”

That song has...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By jerp
Does the adapter add enough weight to the tail...

Does the adapter add enough weight to the tail end of the arrow to make any differrence?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,253
Posted By jerp
The plant is actually called Poke Salat but...

The plant is actually called Poke Salat but people make salad out of it. Here is a primer:

http://www.foragingtexas.com/2006/04/pokeweedpoke-salat.html
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,253
Posted By jerp
Down there we have a plant that grows out in the...

Down there we have a plant that grows out in the woods, and the fields
And it looks somethin' like a turnip green
Everybody calls it polk salad
Now that's polk........ salad
Used to know a girl...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By jerp
I have not sen those - what is it about their...

I have not sen those - what is it about their design that makes for a cleaner release off the string?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By jerp
That guy is the Hispanic version of Ernest T Bass.

That guy is the Hispanic version of Ernest T Bass.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By jerp
I made the mistake of watching those last night...

I made the mistake of watching those last night before I went to bed. My wife was wondering why I was in the shower this morning singing "Guy on a buffalooooo!" That song is an earworm for sure!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By jerp
Our boys are in their mid to late 20’s now and I...

Our boys are in their mid to late 20’s now and I treasure the memory of those outings when they were young - I think they do too. I understand it is really hard for some parents to participate but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By jerp
From when things green up in the spring until...

From when things green up in the spring until everything dries out in mid-summer I only throw once - in the morning - for 4-5 seconds. Between now and then almost all the corn is eaten by critters...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By jerp
How much do the deer get? This time of year on...

How much do the deer get? This time of year on our place the answer close to none - too much of their preferred fresh green browse around. From recent TC pics I would guess that 90% of my corn is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By jerp
DaveC - Expensive and big is what I remember. ...

DaveC - Expensive and big is what I remember.
Our first one was the size of some 10x50 binos.

Like this? I found this pic on the internet - Bushnell 400 rangefinder. In 1998 it cost $300...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By jerp
I had one when I first starting bow hunting in...

I had one when I first starting bow hunting in the mid-90's. They were fairly accurate at bow hunting ranges, but they did not work very well in low light. I think laser rangefinders came out just a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,521
Posted By jerp
Listening to just the tone of the conversation...

Listening to just the tone of the conversation between the pilot and the tower you would have no idea something went catastrophically wrong. I heard this morning that the lady flying the plane was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 704
Posted By jerp
That’s a life well-lived lived right there.

That’s a life well-lived lived right there.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-17-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,589
Posted By jerp
Ive been to Starbucks maybe twice. I take my...

Ive been to Starbucks maybe twice. I take my coffee black - no foo-foo. I think Dunkin Donuts and even McDonalds is better
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,521
Posted By jerp
That is horrifying.

That is horrifying.
Forum: Traditional 04-17-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By jerp
Texas Recurve Championship - see the flyer

April 28th - 29th Cowtown Bowmen in Ft Worth

Please see the flyer below. If you saw the first flyer that was posted a few weeks ago, a slight change has been made. We left the entry fee at $15...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By jerp
You will be able to find a decent used bike for...

You will be able to find a decent used bike for that price like one that sold for $1,000+ just a few years ago. There are usually a lot of them on craigslist. First thing you need to determine is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By jerp
As we all know, every “assault rifle” is...

As we all know, every “assault rifle” is eventually used in a mass shooting- destroying them will save countless lives!
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-16-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,748
Posted By jerp
This is a legal mess in states that have...

This is a legal mess in states that have legalized pot. The California Supreme Court ruled that an employee can be fired for using pot - even off the job - even though it is legal. Testing is...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-16-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By jerp
The only problem with putting them in the string...

The only problem with putting them in the string is you can't move them up and down until you find the perfect - quietest - spot. I started using this guy's method a few years ago. Instead of two...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-16-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,748
Posted By jerp
You are correct. I did some research about this a...

You are correct. I did some research about this a while back just out of curiosity. Those "10 years for one joint!" stories we all used to hear are a thing of the past, to what degree they were ever...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-16-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By jerp
Nice build - hope we can get some video of coons...

Nice build - hope we can get some video of coons getting zapped! On one of my feeders the varmint guard is a little too small and I think they can reach through to the spinner plate. I wonder if I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By jerp
Vine ID

Does anyone know what type of vine this says? I didn’t plant it - coming up as a volunteer and climbing several trees in my yard. Clumps of five leaves so it’s not poisonous I don’t think
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By jerp
Watching for replies. I have a big rust stain on...

Watching for replies. I have a big rust stain on my roof from the drain on the upstairs AC. I thought about getting up there with a power washer but I’m afraid it would damage the shingles.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By jerp
Anyone have this problem with Bushnell Trophy cam?

The batteries keep coming loose. The little springs that hold them in have become slightly bent at odd angles so they won’t stay in tight enough to keep a good connection. If I hold them down with my...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-14-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 809
Posted By jerp
Your “Political Correctness” story of the day.

So the other night in OKC, Russell Westbrook was having a great night - in the zone - with every shot falling and making amazing passes. The Thunder’s TV play-by-play announcer exclaimed “Westbrook...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-13-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,322
Posted By jerp
This is a tough call. Assad doesn’t mind ...

This is a tough call. Assad doesn’t mind destroying his country as long as he can rule over the rubble. He has to learn that some leaders mean it when they talk about a red line. Obama did nothing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,658
Posted By jerp
I guess I better keep an eye on the radar this...

I guess I better keep an eye on the radar this evening. Those big gnarly cells can pop-up out of nowhere in these conditions.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,658
Posted By jerp
Hmmm... All the weather websites are still...

Hmmm... All the weather websites are still showing 0% chance of rain for the western part of the Metroplex but Tarrant and Parker Counties are included in the tornado watch.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,958
Posted By jerp
I think turning him loose is the right move but...

I think turning him loose is the right move but my guess is the Cowboys will catch a lot of grief from the fan base for this. Contrary to the above posts he is still one of the most popular Cowboys...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By jerp
That looks really good - thanks for the rec. I...

That looks really good - thanks for the rec. I love the country around there and it's history.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,453
Posted By jerp
Back in college I was fishing farm ponds in the...

Back in college I was fishing farm ponds in the vast short-grass prairie of Osage County Oklahoma. We were just on the edge of a nasty storm cell and a tornado dropped down about 1/4-1/2 mile away....
Forum: Traditional 04-12-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By jerp
You can buy 75 grain brass inserts from Three...

You can buy 75 grain brass inserts from Three Rivers
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By jerp
A few books about Texas you might like.

I know quite a few of you like to read books about Texas so I thought I'd recommend these - all works of non-fiction.

"They Came From the Sky" by Stephen Harrigan
You may know this author from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,214
Posted By jerp
I can tell you what works for me. Immediately...

I can tell you what works for me. Immediately upon arising I drink one - and often two - 8 oz. glasses of water while the coffee is brewing. We always wake up at least slightly dehydrated every...
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