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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,545
Posted By dustoffer
And, that is why you use a start-up checklist. ...

And, that is why you use a start-up checklist. Memory isn't enough and if you have several guys in the bird with ARs and lots of chatter, easy to miss something essential. I haven't flown anything...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,545
Posted By dustoffer
Spent my army career as a chopper pilot, and we...

Spent my army career as a chopper pilot, and we called it the "dead man's zone"--to low, too slow. If the engine quits, you need either airspeed or altitude to give you a chance at executing an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,955
Posted By dustoffer
This one weighed 198 this week: ...

This one weighed 198 this week:

https://i.imgur.com/92re1LYl.jpg

This one weighed 223 couple of weeks ago:

https://i.imgur.com/kqblhGol.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,385
Posted By dustoffer
Had a hummer in Seguin this afternoon--

Had a hummer in Seguin this afternoon--
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By dustoffer
MSMA is what a buddy uses on his Llano property

MSMA is what a buddy uses on his Llano property
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By dustoffer
IMO nothing fights like a red--I told a friend it...

IMO nothing fights like a red--I told a friend it was like hooking up to the back side of a 'Vette and having them hammer down.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,444
Posted By dustoffer
Friend of ours from Uvalde moved to Washington,...

Friend of ours from Uvalde moved to Washington, DC and the roads in northern Virginia caused her some of the same grief--
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,402
Posted By dustoffer
Cash--and I don't buy new and I don't buy a 3/4...

Cash--and I don't buy new and I don't buy a 3/4 ton with 4WD and Lift Kit to drive back and forth to work--
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By dustoffer
First one was centered between the eyes, about...

First one was centered between the eyes, about halfway up that dropped him on his knees for a blink. One halfway between the eye and earhole, one behind the ear while quartering away, and one more...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By dustoffer
Armored Hog?

Shot this big boy in the trap this morning---all 198 lbs. Took 4 hits in the head with .22 LR ammo at ranges from 3-15 feet. Does anyone know where I can get armor piercing .22 LR? :D
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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,405
Posted By dustoffer
Thumbs up Got 6 last night-including a 198-lb boar ...

Got 6 last night-including a 198-lb boar

https://i.imgur.com/ngiIhYKl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/x5arz62h.jpg

594
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By dustoffer
Ordered

Ordered
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,748
Posted By dustoffer
got this from a buddy---and to add to the cost of...

got this from a buddy---and to add to the cost of an electric car consider battery replacement costs---$2400 or so for a Prius.

I haven’t crunched the numbers so take it at face value.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,875
Posted By dustoffer
To me, average means not exceptional. Not like...

To me, average means not exceptional. Not like median where half are above and half are below.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By dustoffer
Our son was about 5 and his chin landed on my...

Our son was about 5 and his chin landed on my knee and he chipped a tooth badly. Dentist put a silver crown on it to maintain spacing for permanent teeth. Worked out exactly as he said, but this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 13,478
Posted By dustoffer
You can get an adapter that allows you to refill...

You can get an adapter that allows you to refill the 1# bottles from a 20# bottle too. Only get them about 2/3rds full, but you can keep on refilling them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,706
Posted By dustoffer
The average debt in America (not counting a home...

The average debt in America (not counting a home mortgage) is $97,000.

Blows my mind too--about 20 years ago we had a financial planning seminar at church (not Financial Peace) and the speaker...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By dustoffer
All 4 of my active Brownings had no problems.

All 4 of my active Brownings had no problems.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-22-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By dustoffer
Says Out Of Stock

Says Out Of Stock
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-22-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By dustoffer
double post-

double post-
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-22-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By dustoffer
Maybe the factory press short-stroked the longer...

Maybe the factory press short-stroked the longer ones, not seating the bullet to the proper depth. Pull a bullet and weigh it on your reloading scale, then weigh the charge. Do the same with a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-22-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By dustoffer
Maybe the factory press short-stroked the longer...

Maybe the factory press short-stroked the longer ones, not seating the bullet deep enough? Pull one of the bullets and weigh it on your powder scale, and then weigh the propellant. Do the same with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,921
Posted By dustoffer
Good job on the visual and explanation-- I...

Good job on the visual and explanation--

I was having an additional amount per month withheld as I had a lawn service on the side. Quit after 2019 but didn't stop the additional w/h and as a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,273
Posted By dustoffer
I am in Guadalupe County and the average date of...

I am in Guadalupe County and the average date of last freeze for us is March 21. Neil Sperry says 2 weeks prior to last frost, then 90 days later, then on/around Labor Day So, for me, it is Mar...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,063
Posted By dustoffer
Mine is hanging on the back wall of the shed...

Mine is hanging on the back wall of the shed about 5' from the cut-off box.;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,842
Posted By dustoffer
There is a businessman here in Seguin that pays...

There is a businessman here in Seguin that pays for processing feral hogs, having them ground up and packaged, then it goes to our local food bank. So some do accept it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,338
Posted By dustoffer
Went in the local HD for light bulbs today and...

Went in the local HD for light bulbs today and the lady at the door told me the line to get into the plumbing section started at the back of the store. When I walked past the aisle I couldn't see to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By dustoffer
I get a cedar fence board and my hand plane. A...

I get a cedar fence board and my hand plane. A WM plastic bag full of shavings starts a lot of fires.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,620
Posted By dustoffer
Wind turbines that ice up and fail?

Wind turbines that ice up and fail?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By dustoffer
Not me, nope, no way. I'm a wuss when it comes...

Not me, nope, no way. I'm a wuss when it comes to cold weather.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,191
Posted By dustoffer
Yep--tells me when I go to bed tonight what the...

Yep--tells me when I go to bed tonight what the low will be in the morning and the high tomorrow afternoon. And my wife and I had this same discussion today.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,104
Posted By dustoffer
Did an accuracy load workup for a customer with...

Did an accuracy load workup for a customer with the Marlin. Ended up with 300-gr hollow-cavity Barnes bullets and it shot very well. But--after the first bench session I had to go to the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By dustoffer
Here's where I'd start---throw the charge and...

Here's where I'd start---throw the charge and weigh it--repeat--repeat--repeat, to verify the dispenser is good. There is a technique to help consistency. I would lift the handle, tap it twice...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,662
Posted By dustoffer
Classic--

Classic--
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,405
Posted By dustoffer
Here's my favorite--and I'm a lefty so I have to...

Here's my favorite--and I'm a lefty so I have to remove the carbide "squares" and turn them over so I don't have to use it right-handed
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 908
Posted By dustoffer
6.5-7.5 imo

6.5-7.5 imo
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,740
Posted By dustoffer
???Nubbin' buck and member since last month? ...

???Nubbin' buck and member since last month? This isn't the way we treat each other on the green screen---
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By dustoffer
Had that problem and I got some chili petines and...

Had that problem and I got some chili petines and ran them thru the blender to liquify, and painted the solution on the spot they were chewing. Worked great-no more chewing. Also have used that on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,405
Posted By dustoffer
Three tonight--1 boar and two prego sows, the...

Three tonight--1 boar and two prego sows, the bigger one (223#) is my biggest sow--bigger than the last one I shot which was my biggest, and she had 7 buns in the oven.

435

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By dustoffer
There was one in my neighbor's backyard tree that...

There was one in my neighbor's backyard tree that fell--took me a while and some help from A&M to ID them. They are totally unaggressive. I picked up a t-post they were crawling on and they just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-05-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,202
Posted By dustoffer
Jacob's Well, and drive the backbone-

Jacob's Well, and drive the backbone-
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By dustoffer
Ya left out video cams--

Ya left out video cams--
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 586
Posted By dustoffer
Nylon pull-tape works for me

Nylon pull-tape works for me
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,651
Posted By dustoffer
Folks are always looking for any excuse to go...

Folks are always looking for any excuse to go hunting/fishing ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,365
Posted By dustoffer
This--No Person Left Behind is mine

This--No Person Left Behind is mine
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 3,680
Posted By dustoffer
In

In
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By dustoffer
I have an app on my phone called "My Military...

I have an app on my phone called "My Military Rewards" and you can search for a bunch of categories, including Sporting Goods. I don't think it has any on-line companies though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,792
Posted By dustoffer
Wife finds out she has twice as much husband, and...

Wife finds out she has twice as much husband, and half the pay

Congrats---I've been retired since '99 and loved every minute of it, even the honey do lists.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,379
Posted By dustoffer
Sounds like he leases to your group and then day...

Sounds like he leases to your group and then day leases during the week to me and for the game you can't hunt.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,383
Posted By dustoffer
Check out the bass tourneys, college athletics,...

Check out the bass tourneys, college athletics, etc.
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