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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2022, 10:40 PM
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Posted By Loneaggie
Yeah the fixed 3 blades have a 30 degree bevel....

Yeah the fixed 3 blades have a 30 degree bevel. Given that all of them are ďlessĒ sharp than blades with 20 degree bevels. Given that though I can get a 3 blade VPA or Valkyrie to shave. And theyíll...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Loneaggie
Wish they made them out of something besides...

Wish they made them out of something besides 4140.... edge retention is about the same as a piece of plywood.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Loneaggie
Depending on model of phone vs model of home...

Depending on model of phone vs model of home hotspot there's a lot of bands. Late model phones can use a dizzying variety of frequency bands to get a good signal. For example my truck has built-in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Loneaggie
Depends if that's all you want the dog for....

Depends if that's all you want the dog for. Disclaimer: I am not a blood tracking dog expert, I'm not even a novice. However, I am someone who got a dog from the shelter, that runs around 10 tracks a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,403
Posted By Loneaggie
I don't think you're alone in that sentiment. The...

I don't think you're alone in that sentiment. The hockey they are playing is just not great, to me it feels like a bunch of skill without any good coaching to make them the powerhouse they could be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By Loneaggie
From my limited knowledge of Fallow they ain't...

From my limited knowledge of Fallow they ain't the sharpest knives in the drawer... at least the stock we have here. When I watch Remi spot and stalk them in NZ, they seem like entirely different...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By Loneaggie
yeah, well I had 2 strikes, luckily not a third....

yeah, well I had 2 strikes, luckily not a third. Just pulled the last of my gear off my lease of 10 years, and moving to a new spot down in Gonzales. Supposed to have some pigs on it, so hopefully...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By Loneaggie
Yeah my favorite spot was 5 yards from some of...

Yeah my favorite spot was 5 yards from some of the nastiest thicket you could imagine, and most of them ran into it. I've pulled many a hog out of that thicket late at night. I guess I got a little...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By Loneaggie
Yeah. I also had 90# of pit bull, but heíd have...

Yeah. I also had 90# of pit bull, but heíd have gotten severely if not fatally hurt if he would have had to engage that sucker so glade it didnít come to that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By Loneaggie
I couldn't keep my headlamp lined up just so with...

I couldn't keep my headlamp lined up just so with my red dot, no light on AR. So it was easier to be looking over the top of my pistol with my headlamp. I was still jumpy and was afraid if he had a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By Loneaggie
The Hog Log: Ruh Roh

A couple weeks ago I made a successful night time stalk on what looked like a nice boar. While I was executing my shot, the pig took a step forward and my pin drifted with him, and I did not catch...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,983
Posted By Loneaggie
I really like about 20, which means far side of...

I really like about 20, which means far side of feeder ends up being 25-30, near side, 16-18. I feel it helps a bit if you have to play side winds and with noise.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Loneaggie
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220405/222cdaa7...

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Trail from a M3. This is about 6 feet from impact
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Loneaggie
This was likely due to the softer steel combined...

This was likely due to the softer steel combined with the steep bevel. Itís a bad combination as the initial edge isnít that sharp and once it makes contact it gets bad fast. Think how fast you can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By Loneaggie
There's a few varieties of having...

There's a few varieties of having cold/ice/ice-water in a container/bucket and pulling air over it using a fan. The hitch is hauling ice around. If you want truly portable AC.... zero breeze. I've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Loneaggie
Broadhead Assessment: Montec M3

I've been tinkering with broadheads a lot the past few years, and I thought I'd share my notes. There are other resources out there for testing results etc, but one thing I've been fortunate enough...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-04-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By Loneaggie
Easton whiteout arrows

Itís just a typical 6.5mm (standard diameter) shaft that is whiteÖ. itís basically the old Beman ICS arrow I think. Easton is recycling quite a bit IMHO (old arrow with a new name). Good arrows.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-04-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,237
Posted By Loneaggie
Another vote for bulldog. I shoot around 2K...

Another vote for bulldog. I shoot around 2K arrows a month. Have been shooting same bulldog for two years. About to put my third cover on it.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-04-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By Loneaggie
Traditional side placementÖ tight spot. Only...

Traditional side placementÖ tight spot. Only exception would be the new Mathews quiver for their new bows. Personally for spot and stalk I love my quivalizer.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-04-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,866
Posted By Loneaggie
Iron Willís issues

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Love the IW wide. If little blood...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By Loneaggie
String doesnít move, cables move. I donít have a...

String doesnít move, cables move. I donít have a laser or anything but Iíve laid an arrow against the cams at test, half, and full draw. Very little if any lean. So IMHO they did what they wanted:...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By Loneaggie
Not for 2022. Only thing out was Mathews (no real...

Not for 2022. Only thing out was Mathews (no real changes in last few years) and the PSE levitate.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By Loneaggie
Bought a Inline 5 today. Shot a Nexus 4 last...

Bought a Inline 5 today. Shot a Nexus 4 last year, and this one is a nice change up. Clever engineering to accomplish the same effect with less complexity. Smooth, solid wall, and quiet. Through...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By Loneaggie
As I understand it, just need the head (skinned...

As I understand it, just need the head (skinned out or not) with the meat until a final destination, then the tag stays with the meat, and the head gets a WRD if going to taxidermist etc.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,148
Posted By Loneaggie
Beautiful buck, congrats!!

Beautiful buck, congrats!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 674
Posted By Loneaggie
But some history is worth noting. They have in...

But some history is worth noting. They have in the past said "oops sorry we bricked all your cameras, you need to go out and pull the batteries and restart them." Also when you DO have a problem, I'd...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,951
Posted By Loneaggie
That just stinks. Hopefully he shows back up. I...

That just stinks. Hopefully he shows back up. I have a buck I've missed twice.... once at 15 yards, once at about 8.... just total flukes both times, but man it eats at you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By Loneaggie
Depends on price point. I have some that are $33...

Depends on price point. I have some that are $33 each, and I expect them to survive typical use and warranty to be honored if they donít.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By Loneaggie
That description almost sounds like one and done....

That description almost sounds like one and done. Yíall hunting rocks? Lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By Loneaggie
ThisÖ I think they are experiencing, like many...

ThisÖ I think they are experiencing, like many others, severe material shortages. That coupled with busiest time of year probably has put them not just behind the 8 ball but not even on the table.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,318
Posted By Loneaggie
Yep. Iíve always been remote but last two years...

Yep. Iíve always been remote but last two years the whole company had been remote. I loathe the days I have to actually put on pants.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,808
Posted By Loneaggie
Feline of the bobbed tail variety

Feline of the bobbed tail variety
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,318
Posted By Loneaggie
In the last 3 interviews Iíve conducted (where I...

In the last 3 interviews Iíve conducted (where I am interviewing a potential hire) Iíve been in a T-shirt and pajama pants, bar is set pretty low for the interviewee.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By Loneaggie
A few pics Iíve snapped this past year of my...

A few pics Iíve snapped this past year of my setup at night. I keep it set on low, but when stalking I punch it up to high before I shoot. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By Loneaggie
??? On Night time kill zone

You can do it a lot of ways. Now I can save you a lot of trial and error. Itís a buy once cry once solution. Instead of buying 2 or 3 different products trying to get more light or different features...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,698
Posted By Loneaggie
I think 10 for me, it was my first hunting lease,...

I think 10 for me, it was my first hunting lease, and so far my only one.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,605
Posted By Loneaggie
When I was in Paris 2 years agoÖ. I actually went...

When I was in Paris 2 years agoÖ. I actually went to McDonalds just to check thatÖ. Yep thatís what it was. Lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,553
Posted By Loneaggie
Keep seeing YT vids of people using Air Rifles in...

Keep seeing YT vids of people using Air Rifles in FL for this. Looks fun, interesting that they don't taste bad. When we were in Curacao, a lot of places had it, the daily special one place was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,717
Posted By Loneaggie
This carries more weight

This carries more weight
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,605
Posted By Loneaggie
Extra Gravy is a side..... Gravy is a part of the...

Extra Gravy is a side..... Gravy is a part of the dish, its a main component.....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-04-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Loneaggie
Won't matter. If you haven't bought anything go...

Won't matter. If you haven't bought anything go red.... it is better in many ways. Also the Sniper Exterminator Feeder light is the way to go. There really isn't a comparable product. I've used a...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-04-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By Loneaggie
In terms of heads, I would steer clear of the...

In terms of heads, I would steer clear of the Muzzy... there's nothing to like about them anymore IMO. Better heads for same money, I would look REAL hard at the QAD Exodus. Can't speak to range, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By Loneaggie
First you get a 6 pack of beer.... having said...

First you get a 6 pack of beer.... having said that, some of the advice above is dead on... straight pulls suck, one pulley on top, one on bail holding barrel... preferably anti reverse winch... I've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,717
Posted By Loneaggie
Beans in chili is for Yankees... its not up for...

Beans in chili is for Yankees... its not up for discussion ....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-03-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By Loneaggie
Aside from all the math.... wraps are awesome......

Aside from all the math.... wraps are awesome... Yes they increase visibility, the reflective ones are the bomb, but they also make it so much easier to refletch arrows without grinding on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Loneaggie
That's a biggun, congrats!

That's a biggun, congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,407
Posted By Loneaggie
The next image would be a lit nock and hot pink...

The next image would be a lit nock and hot pink vanes extending from its chest....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-02-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,514
Posted By Loneaggie
I don't think anyone above has mentioned Prime....

I don't think anyone above has mentioned Prime. They make 80#, are pretty smooth, hold their own speed wise, and the bows "feel" lighter in the hand than they are. I have a Nexus 4 that just plain...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-02-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By Loneaggie
I have not tried the XL... mainly because I've...

I have not tried the XL... mainly because I've been underwhelmed with the originals. I'm simply not a fan of the steel they used as it neither gets very sharp or retains that edge for long. Its GREAT...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-02-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Loneaggie
Very well said, and great advice. I agree with...

Very well said, and great advice. I agree with all of it. If you like to tinker the OnTarget software is really handy, and there is also a mobile app. The part I bolded above cannot be...
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