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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-05-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 3,702
Posted By Double-O-Dave
In - I could use a little luck. Thanks, ...

In - I could use a little luck.

Thanks,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,497
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I bought one of these last year - works like a...

I bought one of these last year - works like a champ. I keep it in the ďtrunkĒ of my Honda Ridgeline.

Good luck,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Hard to really see details in your single photo,...

Hard to really see details in your single photo, but based on that Iíd use the original rack but change the plaque and do as East Texas Bowhunter suggested - plaster of Paris at the base and a piece...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,532
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I've had better luck with the Academy version of...

I've had better luck with the Academy version of the Buddy heaters. I always try to have an Academy heater in the truck for back-up, and switch them out as need be. I do like everyone else has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Double-O-Dave
The only x-bow I've ever used are the Killer...

The only x-bow I've ever used are the Killer Instinct brand. I've got 2 of them a KI-350 (that's the x-bow's speed 350 fps) and a KI Hero 380. Excellent x-bows, well designed, great customer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Very true - the older the doe, the better they...

Very true - the older the doe, the better they are at busting you.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Thanks all for the kind words and encouragement....

Thanks all for the kind words and encouragement. I just started on a new round of chemo therapy today which is supposed to be kinder and gentler to my magnificent off-white body 🤠

My son and I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,607
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Iíve made 3 batches of the Prickly Pear Jam so...

Iíve made 3 batches of the Prickly Pear Jam so far and each batch has gotten better by decreasing the amount of sugar. You end up tasting more of the fruit which is very tasty. Batch #1: I picked the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Galveston Bay Fishing Report 10/12/20

We had planned a flounder gigging trip in Galveston for Columbus Day. This has always been a bucket item list for me, and as some of you know, I'm currently battling Stage 3 pancreatic cancer, so...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Thanks. Regards, Dave

Thanks.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Alert: Pop-up blinds at Buckees

FYI: I know some members have been seeking pop-up blinds. There are 3-man pop-up blinds for $99.99 at the Buckees in Katy, TX. One followed us home but there were about 5 left on the pallet.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-08-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Bottom line is that match grade bullets are...

Bottom line is that match grade bullets are designed to put holes in targets - usually paper. They have been successfully used to take game - even humans, but any time you exceed design parameters...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-08-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Concur. The work shown is pure amateur hour. BTW,...

Concur. The work shown is pure amateur hour. BTW, beautiful shotgun with character. Your grandson is a lucky guy.

Good luck,

Dave
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-08-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I agree with this opinion. Unless you really have...

I agree with this opinion. Unless you really have to sell it, Iíd say prepare to get your feelings hurt as you wonít be making your money back. My experience is that unless itís a really top tier...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Double-O-Dave
PM and emails sent

Please check - Iíve been trying to contact you for weeks.

Thanks,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-07-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Welcome to the Forum. Iíve hunted tripods for...

Welcome to the Forum. Iíve hunted tripods for years - Iím a little guy and canít imagine an extra person in the tripod with me. Because of the weight, I think you should look at a quad rather than a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-07-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Talking Dang - your Dad is tougher than Chinese algebra! ...

Dang - your Dad is tougher than Chinese algebra!

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Dear Lord - his guardian angel was sure looking...

Dear Lord - his guardian angel was sure looking out for him. No real pop-up blind recommendations for you, but I hope he recovers well and soon. BTW, you're a good son for caring for him. More and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,894
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I agree 100%. Chance has euro mounted 2-3 bucks...

I agree 100%. Chance has euro mounted 2-3 bucks for my son, and we're waiting for him to complete a shoulder mount WTD buck from last season. I'd add that I think it would be very hard to find a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Double-O-Dave
As you probably know, thatís not a S&W revolver....

As you probably know, thatís not a S&W revolver. Still, assuming itís mechanically sound, it could be a cool project. Iíd (carefully) remove the grips and spray/apply a liberal coat of some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Hi Ben: Thank you very much for the referral...

Hi Ben:

Thank you very much for the referral - they just had a cancelation so we were able to book the trip. I made sure that Capt. Greg Jr. knew you gave the recommendation. I'll provide a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,253
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I like to target the older does that are no...

I like to target the older does that are no longer breeding - I call them ďdry doesĒ.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Double-O-Dave
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Double-O-Dave
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Need recommendations - flounder gigging at Galveston, TX

Good afternoon:

I'm hoping someone here will have good recommendations for a flounder gigging charter in Galveston, TX for myself and my 2 adult children. Our availability is limited to Monday,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Double-O-Dave
This right here. I'm a short guy (5'5") and my...

This right here. I'm a short guy (5'5") and my feet are on the front edge. Mine isn't being used right now, so it's in pieces in the backyard. Before I use it again, I'm going to try and see if I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-19-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Does your father have the original box, documents...

Does your father have the original box, documents and tools that came with it? I tend to doubt it based on your write-up. A 4.0 inch barreled Model 19 is a fairly desirable piece to both collectors...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I'd like to be 2nd in line if possible. I live...

I'd like to be 2nd in line if possible. I live in South Austin, so transportation isn't a problem.

Thanks,

Dave
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 09-12-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,090
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Excellent advice and suggestions. A reputable...

Excellent advice and suggestions. A reputable place should be able to give you contact information from previous hunters that will let you know of their experience there. You can also ask around at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,083
Posted By Double-O-Dave
I think that is an excellent idea. It's been...

I think that is an excellent idea. It's been years since I killed a hog, and we usually just harvest the quarters. Luckily, mine wasn't too dirty, but I wish I had a chance to pressure wash him...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Double-O-Dave
PM sent. Thank you for this very nice...

PM sent.

Thank you for this very nice gesture.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By Double-O-Dave
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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By Double-O-Dave
God bless each and everyone of you who have...

God bless each and everyone of you who have responded with support, prayers, and offers to help. I am so very grateful for the kindness and thoughtfulness of the members of the TBH community.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-23-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Double-O-Dave
A common mistake is that guys cheap out on the...

A common mistake is that guys cheap out on the belt to hold the holster. A good stiff gun belt with a holster makes carrying your piece much more comfortable. I know a good leather gun belt is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-22-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Lost our deer lease - please help if you can

Good evening:

My son and I just learned we are losing our archery lease because the landowner has decided to clear the land to sell the property. To add insult to injury, I was recently...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 972
Posted By Double-O-Dave
[QUOTE=ColinR;15004204]Anyone tried mixing...

[QUOTE=ColinR;15004204]Anyone tried mixing alfalfa pellets in with your corn in a regular spin corn feeder? We canít feed regular alfalfa due to cows and a retarded landowner that wonít let us use...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,742
Posted By Double-O-Dave
The US Army did a study many years ago and found...

The US Army did a study many years ago and found that alternating your foot gear - whether boots or shoes resulted in them lasting 3 times longer.

I have a very wide foot 4-5E. I wear Red Wing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Just because you're poor, doesn't mean...

that you can't be cool. I saw this truck on the road the other day - sorry for the poor photo, if you can zoom in you'll see there is a small window air conditioner installed in the middle back...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Double-O-Dave
My son and I are building cheap, small,...

My son and I are building cheap, small, lightweight blinds: 4 ft. (w) x 5 ft. (l) x 6 ft. (h)

We're using 2x2s for the frame and foam boards for the outer covering. We then cover everything with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,993
Posted By Double-O-Dave
"Fill yer hand you sonofab**ch!!!!"

"Fill yer hand you sonofab**ch!!!!"
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,050
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Yeah, but not the white stripes

Yeah, but not the white stripes
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,979
Posted By Double-O-Dave
You are correct, but they are also very heavy and...

You are correct, but they are also very heavy and pricey. Iím a disabled veteran with back and neck problems. I used a crank for my Killer Instinct x-bow and hated it even though it got the job done....
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-28-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Huntingfool: I'm glad I was helpful - I'm...

Huntingfool:

I'm glad I was helpful - I'm going to send you a PM with my email address if you want to contact me for more information. I'll continue on a few more firearms on your list:

* ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-28-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Sorry, I'd love to help, but I cannot read...

Sorry, I'd love to help, but I cannot read anything on the list. Any chance of providing a larger image?

Thanks,

Dave

Okay, I was able to open your image in a different window and zoom in. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Thanks all of you who responded. Rick:...

Thanks all of you who responded.

Rick: this is exactly what I want/need. Unfortunately, the store is out of stock. The price is great, but the shipping is killing me. The store is supposed to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By Double-O-Dave
3" farm gate hinge pin

Hi Guys - I need some help and advice on hanging a 15' long farm gate. The gate is made of galvanized pipe with hog panels welded to it. The problem is mounting it to the steel post which is 2.75"...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-29-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Very nice gesture. I wish I weíre closer to you....

Very nice gesture. I wish I weíre closer to you. Thank you for doing this.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Just prior to the opening of the season I remove...

Just prior to the opening of the season I remove the windows and spray the window channels and all of the windows down with windex. Iíll use a screwdriver and a rag to make sure the channels are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,748
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Wow! What good luck for you. You must have done...

Wow! What good luck for you. You must have done something to make God proud of you.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-23-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Double-O-Dave
Please read through the severance agreement to...

Please read through the severance agreement to ensure you aren’t waiving your unemployment rights, but I’ve never seen that as a condition of the severance. In fact, the times when I had to lay...
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