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Forum: Equipment and Tuning Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Loneaggie
2023 Bow Reviews/Impressions

With most of the new bow models having dropped, I felt the annual pull to go to CCR and try the ones that seemed interesting. I've been on a long journey of just trying different manufacturers every...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-21-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Loneaggie
As noted above, your rest launcher should not...

As noted above, your rest launcher should not impact the riser. Most have an adjustment for the travel, sometimes you have to change the rest elevation and then limit the upward travel in...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-20-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Loneaggie
Which Spine?

+2

Spent a lot of time a month ago chasing a nock low situation on one of my bows, was in the green and a tiny bit weak on spineÖ. turned out to be underspined for me in that bow. With field...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-20-2022, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By Loneaggie
I almost forgot why I hate outserts!

Iíve been running the VAP TKOs for the last 2 years. Most of my practice is at 20 yards on a daily basis. For all those arrows I use glue in points. For tuning and sight tapes and such use cool melt...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-20-2022, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By Loneaggie
The 80# will be launching a 50gr heavier arrow. ...

The 80# will be launching a 50gr heavier arrow.

You are correct though. Sometimes a smooth 80# can is more comfortable than an aggressive 70#. However the 80# is slinging more mass.

IBO...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,253
Posted By Loneaggie
New bows arenít $2500. Half that price tag is...

New bows arenít $2500. Half that price tag is sight, rest, quiver. New bows are $1000-1200 for the most part.

As mentioned above, archery is my main hobby, I also bowhunt. Donít have a boat,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,388
Posted By Loneaggie
Great deer, congrats!!

Great deer, congrats!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,678
Posted By Loneaggie
Lots of good devices. Lots of really crappy apps,...

Lots of good devices. Lots of really crappy apps, and Google will happily give everything over to the feds if they so much as wave hi. Samsung has good hardware overall. The ecosystem is much more...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-25-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,477
Posted By Loneaggie
Anything tough and sharp. Iíve had the best luck...

Anything tough and sharp. Iíve had the best luck putting the 200+ down fast (3 for 3) with enough blood to find them using Iron Will Wides on the end of a 500gr arrow pushed by 70#.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-25-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By Loneaggie
Someone besides Hamskea makes limb driven rests?...

Someone besides Hamskea makes limb driven rests? ;) I own 3. No rest timing to deal with, built like a tank. Iíve gone to all micro adjust rests and it is a real time saver.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-25-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Loneaggie
For the two blade the stay sharp c guide makes it...

For the two blade the stay sharp c guide makes it simple. I use it for the Simmons Makos and Tigersharks.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-25-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By Loneaggie
Catfish Customs. Great strings at reasonable...

Catfish Customs. Great strings at reasonable prices. Also great customer service. I got a few sets of Mercury sets for my bowtechs and they were awesome. Currently running X99s on my Nexxus. The...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-25-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,702
Posted By Loneaggie
Prime Inline 5 with my Prime Nexus 4 as a backup.

Prime Inline 5 with my Prime Nexus 4 as a backup.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Loneaggie
Only have experience with the one piece. I have...

Only have experience with the one piece. I have killed a couple of pigs with them. Touch heads. Steel is a tad bit soft but they get sharp for the bevel angle they have.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By Loneaggie
Importance of broadhead sharpness

Basically the cleaner the cut the less clotting reaction there is. The more ďraggedĒ or tearing there is the more arteries constrict and the more clotting factors are released. Sharp cuts more blood....
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Loneaggie
The one pieces 3 blades? The replaceable blade 3...

The one pieces 3 blades? The replaceable blade 3 blades or the mechanicals?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,455
Posted By Loneaggie
Gonna say 193. Heís very rangey. Just going off...

Gonna say 193. Heís very rangey. Just going off the photos the smaller pigs make him look huge, and that feeder isnít that high off the ground. Camera looks fairly low to the ground. Maybe he is way...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By Loneaggie
All drones over 250 grams are registered with the...

All drones over 250 grams are registered with the FAA.

Some of the newer drone requirements would enable LEO to find out what drones were where when and who they belong to.

I have a drone, I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2022, 11:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,615
Posted By Loneaggie
If itís legal and itís exciting for the hunter...

If itís legal and itís exciting for the hunter let her rip tater chip.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-21-2022, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Loneaggie
I did shorten my loop maybe an 1/8Ē for the UV....

I did shorten my loop maybe an 1/8Ē for the UV. The people that are ďlosingĒ draw length by shortening the draw length on the bow donít understand draw length. The Onnex is a really nice release from...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-21-2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By Loneaggie
Iíd just roll with the 125g head. Iíve shot many...

Iíd just roll with the 125g head. Iíve shot many animals with the 5mm Axis with HIT inserts and never had one mushroom. Iíll admit I didnít go rock hunting though, but did break plenty of bones. The...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-21-2022, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Loneaggie
Have had one for a few weeks. I like it. My...

Have had one for a few weeks. I like it. My previous release was a Truball GOAT. The ability to attach it to loop after itís already cocked and it stay there is nice. The thumb barrel is very grippy...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,562
Posted By Loneaggie
Not going to be popularÖ but ditch all the...

Not going to be popularÖ but ditch all the stimulants and sugar and get enough sleep. I have been a lifelong coffee drinker, but last December I got Covid. So for 2 weeks I didnít have the energy to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2022, 10:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,441
Posted By Loneaggie
Me

Me
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,952
Posted By Loneaggie
It will be optional for a very long time Iím...

It will be optional for a very long time Iím sure. But I could see a future where paper tags still have to be electronically reported.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Loneaggie
Have you already deleted the app and re-installed...

Have you already deleted the app and re-installed it?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,952
Posted By Loneaggie
Guess it helps avoid the forgot to fill out...

Guess it helps avoid the forgot to fill out harvest log tickets. As techie as I am, I got a paper one this year. Probably wonít next year. I have to report doe harvests via the app anyway.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,171
Posted By Loneaggie
If you're looking for just a single phone boost...

If you're looking for just a single phone boost the WeBoost Sleek is much more affordable than the multi-phone units. Amazon has them, I've been using one for about 10 years.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,171
Posted By Loneaggie
Yep get a booster, if you have 2 bars, you can...

Yep get a booster, if you have 2 bars, you can likely get a really good signal with a booster. You can then just use the phone as a hotspot for either a smart tv or something like a fire stick etc. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By Loneaggie
Another monster showed up last night... have to...

Another monster showed up last night... have to keep an eye on him and see if he becomes a regular or not.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,204
Posted By Loneaggie
Iíve killed a couple of pigs with those. Very...

Iíve killed a couple of pigs with those. Very respectable. Canít beat the price, and theyíre pretty tough. Sharpening on a flat stone then stropping?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,112
Posted By Loneaggie
Great boar, congrats.

Great boar, congrats.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,204
Posted By Loneaggie
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Victory VAP TKO 350s
Beiter Hunter Nocks
Flo Yellow Wrap
4x Q2i Griff-X 2.3Ē vanes
50gr ShokTL Outserts
pushing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Loneaggie
Clever and affordable. Nice.

Clever and affordable. Nice.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By Loneaggie
I'll have to refresh my own memory on my tbh...

I'll have to refresh my own memory on my tbh habits of past years :). Glad you enjoyed the read.



When I write them up, every time I wonder if anyone will read them. It seems that video has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By Loneaggie
Thank you sir

Thank you sir
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Loneaggie
I'm in Arlington. Pass along here or in a private...

I'm in Arlington. Pass along here or in a private message any contacts you have, greatly appreciated.



Hopefully this picture helps of the canopy, also this is the area we are having issues...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By Loneaggie
Back-to-back Personal Records (Hogs)

Fair warning this is a long read. I thought about breaking it up into two posts, but what the heck, we should all read more anyway :)

After 10 years on my last lease, the fates saw fit for me to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Loneaggie
Yard/Sod Question

So I have some areas in my yard that over the last couple of years have died off. I also have two big live oaks who's roots due to erosion have made the whole area uneven. I had a lawn/garden company...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
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, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
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, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
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, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
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, 01:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,551
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, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,393
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, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
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, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
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, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
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, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
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, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
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...
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