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Old 08-24-2016, 05:00 PM   #751
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Those hogs are make-n my mouth water.
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Old 08-28-2016, 10:35 PM   #752
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Those hogs are make-n my mouth water.
Come help me thin em out.
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Old 08-28-2016, 11:56 PM   #753
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Come help me thin em out.
I might take ya up on that, if the invitation is still open after deer season is over. I'm not much for cleaning warm weather hogs . But I can dream about-em in the mean time, right?



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Old 08-29-2016, 10:12 AM   #754
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Yeah...I hate messing with them in the heat. But if they are still hanging around when it gets cool....you're welcome to come down from Yankee land and give it a try. =)
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:06 PM   #755
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Got a nice buck coming in. 16 mornings in a row. Hopefully he will hang around for bow season







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Old 09-18-2016, 02:12 PM   #756
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The wife and I did a lot of mowing and Tractor work yesterday. Hard rains have created a lot of wash outs. Back hurt too bad to switch out implements so only got mowing done. Praying for cool weather. Super hot this weekend. Lots of hog activity but thankfully they aren't spooking the deer too bad
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:14 PM   #757
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He's gonna be easy to identify.
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:15 PM   #758
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Nice buck Booby
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:29 PM   #759
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Sweet, I like the brows- I hope you get a crack at em.
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Old 09-18-2016, 08:37 PM   #760
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Beautiful place. Nothing better than owning your own slice of heaven on earth!
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Old 09-18-2016, 11:06 PM   #761
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Looking Good Bobby! Prayers for you that you heal up soon. Nice buck & hope he is waiting for you opening AM.
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Old 09-19-2016, 08:34 AM   #762
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Thanks! Probably my only chance due to the rifle Hunters around me.
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Old 09-19-2016, 08:38 AM   #763
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Very nice Buck, hope he hangs around!!
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Old 09-19-2016, 11:27 AM   #764
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Looking good Chew..Will you be at your place on opener?
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Old 09-19-2016, 11:49 AM   #765
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Looks like it. Small chance I may be out of town. How's your deer crop looking?
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Old 09-19-2016, 12:05 PM   #766
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Decent...Have a bunch of 8's and one 9pt. Might try to dump that disc off to you . I am hunting my place Saturday AM and then heading over to my brother n laws place Saturday afternoon. He is off 204 about 8 miles east of Centerville 7
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Old 09-19-2016, 12:07 PM   #767
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Ok. I'm just 2 miles past that. Send me a text thursday'ish
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Old 09-19-2016, 12:29 PM   #768
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Nice place Bobby

Had the wife and kiddos up with me on our trip up to Hilltop to fill the feeder and check on things. It was HOT last weekend. Had to clear some grown brush, etc and pretty much soaked out clothes in less than an hour.

One cool discovery though, we had some Muscadine grapes growing and Kim and the kids picked some. We had talked about actually planting some out there, and it turned it out they showed up voluntarily
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Old 09-19-2016, 12:30 PM   #769
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Got my first buzz off of homemade muscadine wine.
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Old 09-19-2016, 12:47 PM   #770
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That's funny. When I was in college, I learned how to make homemade wine. My first buzz was off of a buffet of many different homemade wines at a brew club meeting. Still have the stuff to do it, but don't do it nearly as frequently as we did back in the day. When we talked about planting it out there, it was so we could start making wine again.

We only got a pound out of it, but Kim is going to make some jelly out of it... even if it is just 1/2 a pint. The coolness factor of making something from off the "property" is too high for her not to. (I say property, but it is a 1 acre lot.)
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Old 10-18-2016, 11:00 PM   #771
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Randy sent me some pics of my target buck about 1.5 miles away

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Old 10-19-2016, 07:20 AM   #772
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Good Luck on him showing back up on you Chew!
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Old 10-19-2016, 08:21 AM   #773
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Thanks. Acorns and rut make the chances slim but what can you do

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Old 10-19-2016, 08:50 AM   #774
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get out there this wknd. coldfront after the full moon!!! lookin forward to your LDP
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Old 10-19-2016, 01:46 PM   #775
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Herd is looking good this year Bobby, good luck with slingin arrors at em.
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Old 10-19-2016, 01:54 PM   #776
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cool bucks! good luck
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Old 10-19-2016, 01:59 PM   #777
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Randy sent me some pics of my target buck about 1.5 miles away

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Mmmm, I like that big Ol' 7point!
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Old 10-19-2016, 02:35 PM   #778
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Randy sent me some pics of my target buck about 1.5 miles away

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Well then, you need to go hunt his place.
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Old 11-06-2016, 03:01 PM   #779
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Lots of monster bucks yesterday! This one was lucky I couldn't afford the taxidermy bill right now!

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Old 11-06-2016, 03:13 PM   #780
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Pretty young buckaroo


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Old 11-06-2016, 06:01 PM   #781
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He was sure full of pissandvinegar .
He had some dark hocks for his age.


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Old 11-06-2016, 06:47 PM   #782
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For a moment, I thought he was going to take another trip around the tree.
He should be a good one in another 2 or three years.
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Old 11-17-2016, 08:49 AM   #783
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Old 11-21-2016, 04:00 PM   #784
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Still nothing but a few Random deer on camera. Acorns on the ground. Hunted 3 evening hunts without seeing anything. Too tired for morning hunts.

Had a great weekend with the family. Temps were finally cold enough to build a fire sat and sun nights.



Took my dog in the deer stand for a rifle Hunter. She wasn't real happy about the setup and kept jumping up and scratching the windows.





Nice nighttime shot from our future Pond area back up to the camp




Hey...someone drank all the peach vodka.



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Old 11-21-2016, 04:29 PM   #785
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Hunted this morning with my wife and son but saw nothing. Headed out now and again in the morning. Hopeing that big one you saw has a ten mile range and walks by! Haa


Headed to the Mexican restaurant in Buffalo. Should be another nice evening

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Old 11-21-2016, 07:12 PM   #786
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Chew, you should build that pup a stool so she can watch the feeder for ya. And I promise it wasn't me that drank the DE vodka.
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Old 11-21-2016, 07:26 PM   #787
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Hunted this morning with my wife and son but saw nothing. Headed out now and again in the morning. Hopeing that big one you saw has a ten mile range and walks by! Haa


Headed to the Mexican restaurant in Buffalo. Should be another nice evening

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Chew, you should build that pup a stool so she can watch the feeder for ya. And I promise it wasn't me that drank the DE vodka.
She would just bark and try to tear through the walls to get to em. Dishes a deer chasing sucker.
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Old 11-21-2016, 08:10 PM   #788
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Lookin good bobby. It was nice fire weather Saturday night. We burned quite a bit and have a whasky bottle that looked similar
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Old 02-17-2017, 09:59 AM   #789
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Well...as some of y'all may have read in another thread, our living quarters (RV) got flooded when the pipes broke and sprayed water inside for over a week. Insurance totaled it and we started looking for something else to live in. We have a small cabin up there but no bathroom, shower, etc. I can rough it but the wife and daughter haven't been back up there since.

So we decided to get a portable building and turn it into a tiny house (overused term these days). We took some measurements and decided a 12x20 would fit the bill. We went and found one and took some measurements and found out that a 12x22 would be perfect. Unfortunately most manufacturers have a 12x20 or 12x24. 24' is a little too long for the spot I wanted to put it in and still be under the awning for protection.

So StanR found a dude that builds custom buildings on site. We are both former Marines and we hit it off well. He will be out wed/thurs to build a custom building right where we want it. Should take 2 days.

THen it's on to electric, plumbing, insulation, and all that fun stuff. Here's my 3rd grade sketch of how we want it to look:

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guna be sweet...let me know if you need help. when you hook up the water, add a shut off valve outside, then a hose bib above it, then feed the shack. You can now turn the water off, and drain the line
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Old 02-17-2017, 10:29 AM   #791
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Thanks Bruce!
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Old 02-17-2017, 10:37 AM   #792
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Lookin Good Chew!!! That building will be better than the RV.
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Old 02-17-2017, 10:51 AM   #793
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That's gonna be nice Chew! Glad to hear everything came out good on the insurance
You are gonna like having the cabin.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:26 AM   #794
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That should work!

Wish I had that skill level in the 3rd grade.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:32 AM   #795
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this will be turned 90 deg. from the way the RV was? And I would add a window to the back wall
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Old 02-17-2017, 03:22 PM   #796
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this will be turned 90 deg. from the way the RV was? And I would add a window to the back wall
Yep. Front door will be facing to the right. Back of building won't have much view (utility pole, well house, etc.). Will be adding a small window to the bathroom.
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Old 02-17-2017, 03:39 PM   #797
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Looking forward to pics if the build.

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Old 02-17-2017, 05:11 PM   #798
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Thats just about what we did (no bath). I had a 12x20 built. I can say once you add a queen bed and set of bunks theres not a lot of extra room but its not cramped. We have a fold out cot for one more now and then.

My shell was 2200 with two windows and a door. I wired, insulated and trimmed it. I keep saying Im going to insulate the floor under and havent done it. Only one weekend was it an issue this year. 15000 BTU ac is plenty at night and we have an electric heater that once it gets warmed up wont run all night
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Old 02-18-2017, 02:17 PM   #799
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That'll be a nice building once you get it finished. What is you plan for beds? Maybe put a 4th light fixture between the bathroom and the window, could that be used for a table?

I think you should name it Squad Bay and keep a metal trash around for an alarm clock.
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Squad bay sounds perfect. Running to Huntsville right now for plumbing supplies. Gotta move my dang waterline about 5 feet so it's not under the cabin


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