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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By 60 Deluxe
I know the feeling. If it didn't hurt, we would...

I know the feeling. If it didn't hurt, we would have no business bowhunting.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,912
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I never had a mortgage under 8%, and we survived....

I never had a mortgage under 8%, and we survived. Lots of folks had the opportunity to buy a lot of house when the interest rates were so low. That window of opportunity has closed. It is a market...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-26-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,284
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Those high fences can bite you in the rear. My...

Those high fences can bite you in the rear. My neighbor across the road, whom is a good friend, put up about four miles of high fence with a four-foot barrier mat laid on the ground and staked down...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-23-2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If I had that switchgear, I might not have gone...

If I had that switchgear, I might not have gone the route that I did. My problem was having two water heaters, two heat pumps, a water well, and then all the other electric appliances. Snowmaggedon...
Forum: Traditional 11-22-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Yep

Yep
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-22-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I just upgraded mine. Spent $13,240 and...

I just upgraded mine. Spent $13,240 and installed it myself. I got tired of only having a few circuits for an all-electric house. I see that you have eight circuits. What are your priorities?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've had good luck with the Carlisles that come...

I've had good luck with the Carlisles that come on the Polaris as OEM equipment. Getting about fifteen years out of a set. I just put two new fronts on a 2007. The tread has changed a bit, but I...
Forum: Traditional 11-20-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've found that most of my game cameras take...

I've found that most of my game cameras take really good pictures. I haven't messed with the cameras that transmit. I'm too frugal to do that.
Forum: Traditional 11-20-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By 60 Deluxe
What did you use to take that picture? I'll...

What did you use to take that picture? I'll avoid getting one.
Forum: Traditional 11-16-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You may need to leave the shafts full length and...

You may need to leave the shafts full length and move the tip weight up to a total of 250 grains. About the only way to do that is with 100 grain brass inserts.
Forum: Traditional 11-15-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I live a long way from any archery shop that...

I live a long way from any archery shop that sells trad supplies. I suppose that I put in an order for some points and a dozen arrows about once a year. Let the UPS guy bring it to me. Next up, you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,667
Posted By 60 Deluxe
As of a couple of months ago, fence-out law still...

As of a couple of months ago, fence-out law still stood.

Google: Five Strands-A Landowners Guide to Fence Law in Texas. It is published by the Texas Agrilife Extension Service. I keep a pdf of...
Forum: Traditional 11-15-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You probably had something laying around the...

You probably had something laying around the house that would work for a rest and strike plate. I've used old shoe leather, the fuzzy side of velcro, felt, old toothbrushes....

You can use a...
Forum: Traditional 11-15-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You probably had something laying around the...

You probably had something laying around the house that would work for a rest and strike plate. I've used old shoe leather, the fuzzy side of velcro, felt, old toothbrushes....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That is about the same as a hotshot would charge.

That is about the same as a hotshot would charge.
Forum: Traditional 11-14-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If that is a feather rest on the bow, you can...

If that is a feather rest on the bow, you can probably use the vanes if you get them timed correctly. I'm guessing that they are way too stiff, though.
Forum: Traditional 11-12-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By 60 Deluxe
When that happens to me it is because my...

When that happens to me it is because my fingertips on the bow hand are touching the back of the grip. It doesn't take much to throw things off a couple of inches. Loosen my grip, all is well.
Forum: Traditional 11-10-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By 60 Deluxe
He had a bad ticker. I think he underwent...

He had a bad ticker. I think he underwent another surgery the week before last. He said that it was pretty rough going in his last Facebook post. His family is on my prayer list. We need more men...
Forum: Traditional 11-10-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By 60 Deluxe
My wife wouldn't care but I would. When my...

My wife wouldn't care but I would. When my shoulder was rehabbing, I bought an inexpensive ILF riser and a set of carbon foam limbs. No way that I would even consider a high-end bow with a set of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I forgot, when you do get around to planting the...

I forgot, when you do get around to planting the Bermuda grass, make it more like late winter than early spring. After building our home we prepped the seed bed over the winter and waited for warm...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Our yard was devastated by the drought this year....

Our yard was devastated by the drought this year. When I cleaned out the grain drill after planting wheat, the idea came to me to just spread the leftover seed in the yard. It looks like I'm going...
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By 60 Deluxe
What you found is why I only rarely shoot bare...

What you found is why I only rarely shoot bare shafts. Usually, I can shoot the bow a couple of times with an arrow spine that I know should work and be able to tell if I've got something to work...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2022, 04:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It's been the best we've ever had. Started out...

It's been the best we've ever had. Started out at 25 Mbs and it was plenty fast for just the wife and me. No throttling ever. That had been a problem with Hughesnet as they simply didn't provide...
Forum: Traditional 11-05-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have been shooting a 60" bow because that is...

I have been shooting a 60" bow because that is what I hunt with. Grabbed the wrong one this morning, a 62" in the same model and just said the heck with it. I shot my normal routine. As I was...
Forum: Traditional 11-05-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You will be fine with a 19" riser. Mediums will...

You will be fine with a 19" riser. Mediums will make a 62" bow, longs 64", and extra long 66". When shopping for limbs be sure to find out what length riser they were weighed on. Most of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I can't relate to your problem. I go to bed...

I can't relate to your problem. I go to bed between nine and ten and wake up somewhere between two and four. No alarm needed. Perhaps your body has more of a rhythm than you realize. You will be...
Forum: Traditional 11-01-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Enjoy your new bow. I think that you can make...

Enjoy your new bow. I think that you can make the 400 spine arrows work fine in that bow. Play with your tip weight some.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,158
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've had a Beeman R1 for a little over thirty-two...

I've had a Beeman R1 for a little over thirty-two years now. It is highly accurate and powerful.
Forum: Traditional 10-31-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Put some felt on the limbs where the string...

Put some felt on the limbs where the string rests. I put wax in all of the ILF fittings. A lot of it. Johnsons paste wax is what I used. That was after I put felt on the limb butts and around the...
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I just build a new string. Sometimes my new...

I just build a new string. Sometimes my new strings don't fit my arrow nocks due to the strand count and material used. The thick serving material that I have on hand is nylon and it just doesn't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,946
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Your life is not a dressed rehearsal. Do it now...

Your life is not a dressed rehearsal. Do it now or it won't happen.
Forum: Traditional 10-23-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The old Howatt factory in Walla Walla, Washington...

The old Howatt factory in Walla Walla, Washington did burn. Martin bought Howatt back in the mid sixties or early seventies shortly after Damon Howatt was killed in an automobile accident. The trad...
Forum: Traditional 10-23-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Buy a used Sammick Sage in a low draw weight. ...

Buy a used Sammick Sage in a low draw weight. They are an adequate bow for entry level and can be sold for very close to what you paid when it is time to move up or if you decide to sell out and...
Forum: Traditional 10-23-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I too, had a Satori and let it go. It was the...

I too, had a Satori and let it go. It was the balance for me. Heavy is something that helps steady the shot. I have tremors in my hands that can be muted somewhat with a heavy bow. I recently...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You might as well put in a 750 gallon tank. They...

You might as well put in a 750 gallon tank. They aren't that expensive. We replaced one a couple of years back after a concrete tank started collapsing. For the new tank, removal of the old one,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By 60 Deluxe
So paying extra for accident forgiveness isn't...

So paying extra for accident forgiveness isn't basically the same as a rate increase?
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-22-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,376
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good work. I found a couple of those for sale...

Good work. I found a couple of those for sale when I was in the market. Decided that I didn't want six tires on the ground all the time, so I just built a trailer to pull when I need it. I would do...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Believe it or not, there is life other than on...

Believe it or not, there is life other than on the green screen.
Forum: Traditional 10-21-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 774
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have a Brandon Stahl Wildcat that is gathering...

I have a Brandon Stahl Wildcat that is gathering dust. Built by one of the best bowyers ever.
Forum: Traditional 10-20-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,992
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The depth of finish on that Herters makes me...

The depth of finish on that Herters makes me think that BowDoc or Rich Lopez sprayed it with Fullerplast. Normal factory bows didn't look that good.
Forum: Traditional 10-20-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 774
Posted By 60 Deluxe
They are a good solid platform. Not the fanciest...

They are a good solid platform. Not the fanciest or fastest but if it hasn't been damaged or dry fired, it should serve you for a long time, even if it is fifty or sixty years old. Check for any...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,087
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I was the one that loved the cold until recently....

I was the one that loved the cold until recently. Found out that my thyroid was on the blink. Feeling cold is one of the symptoms. I'm on synthetic hormone now and back to liking cooler temps. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2022, 05:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,720
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Charge him with illegal dumping and leave it at...

Charge him with illegal dumping and leave it at that.
Forum: Traditional 10-18-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,992
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm hoping that top picture is after putting the...

I'm hoping that top picture is after putting the glue on and the bottom is after using the 800 grit. You are getting there. That little white spot towards the top of the repair can be hidden with a...
Forum: Traditional 10-17-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,992
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If it's ugly, you aren't finished. Post a pic...

If it's ugly, you aren't finished. Post a pic and I might be able to explain how to complete the job.
Forum: Recipes 10-17-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Where's the peppers?

Where's the peppers?
Forum: Traditional 10-16-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,309
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You need a four-legged friend to at least give...

You need a four-legged friend to at least give you notice when there is a bump in the night.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,352
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It makes me wonder if the meat is tainted when...

It makes me wonder if the meat is tainted when they load all that strong flavored stuff on it.
Forum: Traditional 10-15-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,309
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That sounds like my everyday life. I sort of...

That sounds like my everyday life. I sort of planned it that way. I do enjoy the rare company. So, yes, good times can be enjoyed alone.
Forum: Traditional 10-11-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You have to teach them young. Once they get into...

You have to teach them young. Once they get into sports and other school activities, you lose their attention for a while.
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