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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By jerp
I think you are wise to plan on aiming lower than...

I think you are wise to plan on aiming lower than you did when shooting over 100 FPS faster. When I first switched to trad I felt like I had time to eat a sandwich before the arrow got...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By jerp
Good dove report!

FYI I知 getting multiple reports that doves have shown up in good numbers in Shackleford County and points west. Any of you seeing them?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,462
Posted By jerp
I’m going but I won’t be in a ground blind for an...

I’m going but I won’t be in a ground blind for an evening sit. That’s shady tripod time.
Forum: Traditional 09-25-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By jerp
Hopefully the experts will chime in, but it looks...

Hopefully the experts will chime in, but it looks like a left kick to me - more than just the shaft flexing around the riser.
Forum: Traditional 09-25-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By jerp
Yes - still have plenty of room to trim?

Yes - still have plenty of room to trim?
Forum: Traditional 09-25-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By jerp
Do you have any 125 gr heads you can try?

Do you have any 125 gr heads you can try?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,548
Posted By jerp
Helluva price to pay to get a deal on a...

Helluva price to pay to get a deal on a truck!:eek::confused::rolleyes:
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,548
Posted By jerp
The land is set aside - south side of I 20 just...

The land is set aside - south side of I 20 just east of the 20/30 split. (Part of the Walsh Ranch) and I think the FW city council approved tax incentives but I致e heard nothing more.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,548
Posted By jerp
I知 still a bit EV skeptical but it sure seems to...

I知 still a bit EV skeptical but it sure seems to be the way things are going. We are in the running to get the new Rivian electric truck plant - it would be built between Ft Worth and Aledo and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,548
Posted By jerp
I meant to say the 2023s will be out by then....

I meant to say the 2023s will be out by then. Usually a backlog creates lower prices but in this weird environment who knows?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,548
Posted By jerp
Read an article in the WSJ last week that it will...

Read an article in the WSJ last week that it will likely be another year before the supply chain for chips completely catches up. I wonder if there will be some good deals when they start trying to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By jerp
Nice addition Arrowsmith! Man, some of those Don...

Nice addition Arrowsmith! Man, some of those Don Cecil creations are mesmerizing to watch...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-23-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,660
Posted By jerp
Here's a review I did on that blind ...

Here's a review I did on that blind
https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=820873
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-23-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,126
Posted By jerp
Way to go Jason!

Way to go Jason!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-23-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By jerp
Very controversial. A lot of people swear by it...

Very controversial. A lot of people swear by it but evidence of it's effectiveness seems to be purely anecdotal. I have a client who drove up there and got the shot - I think once a year - and said...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,544
Posted By jerp
Doves on the way?

This website tracks bird migrations live and updates every 6 hours. Gotta be some doves mixed in there!
Www.birdcast.info
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,491
Posted By jerp
I really enjoy their YouTube channel. The entire...

I really enjoy their YouTube channel. The entire family is impossibly talented and the girls are beautiful. They do a lot of great gospel too
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-22-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By jerp
I used 1/2" hardwood plywood. Brushed on glue...

I used 1/2" hardwood plywood. Brushed on glue then clamped it all around the edges and put weights in the middle. Once dried I sanded the edges then sealed it. It has held up well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,878
Posted By jerp
I値l probably never see him but the thought that...

I値l probably never see him but the thought that he痴 out there somewhere might just keep me in the blind longer on those boring sits. Trail cam pictures will do that!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,878
Posted By jerp
14 point

It is fairly rare we have a buck most would consider a shooter. This fella has been enjoying our protein regularly. Cool rack
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,035
Posted By jerp
Now that is a theory I can get behind!:D

Now that is a theory I can get behind!:D
Forum: Traditional 09-21-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By jerp
Glad you found the problem

Glad you found the problem
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By jerp
Sounds like it may have been a bird strike....

Sounds like it may have been a bird strike. Talked to a friend today who works at Lockheed next to the Joint Reserve Base here. Word is they did a touch and go and over the lake they sucked up...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,035
Posted By jerp
Remember the hunting guide shootout incident near Big Bend?

There was quite the media and political firestorm over this almost 5 years ago, and several long TBH threads on it. First the story was they were ambushed by cartel members then it was discovered...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,765
Posted By jerp
If your shots are relatively close (you are...

If your shots are relatively close (you are killing them with a bow) it would be very convenient to carry a revolver loaded with these. No louder than a pellet rifle...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By jerp
No further word on the pilots that I have heard....

No further word on the pilots that I have heard. Instructor and pilot trainee. Both ejected but badly injured. One was hanging in the power lines according to this report
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By jerp
Somebody remind me of what these lures are called

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210917/93afffd95cced627c2c7e1888b63827d.jpg


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,435
Posted By jerp
A lot of us have had close calls doing lease work...

A lot of us have had close calls doing lease work that could have gone either way. Count your blessings.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,796
Posted By jerp
If I had to pick, it would be one I have from...

If I had to pick, it would be one I have from Knives of Alaska. I don't remember the model name but it has a 4.5" blade and the Suregrip handle.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By jerp
Same buck?

The claw on the one in velvet is more pronounced but they always look a bit different slick horned. Not a wall hanger, I知 just happy to have a buck hanging around
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By jerp
Just last night I finished "A Blaze of Glory" a...

Just last night I finished "A Blaze of Glory" a novel of the battle of Shiloh by Jeff Shaara. It is part of his 4 book series of historical novels on the western theater of the Civil War.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,108
Posted By jerp
Norm McDonald died...

His brand of humor was not everyone's cup of tea but being a bit of an acerbic smartass myself, I found him to be really funny. Some of his Weekend Update bits were legendary. Apparently he had...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 45,604
Posted By jerp
Just got a few pics from a friend's place on...

Just got a few pics from a friend's place on Pirate's Cove in Galveston. Looks like they had a pretty impressive storm surge last night.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By jerp
I had help assembling the frame but put the cover...

I had help assembling the frame but put the cover on myself in about 30 minutes. Laid out it looks like this

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210913/90658192aeb432b4a2660dcaca45ec29.jpg

You...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By jerp
Not sure how much they are normally but they were...

Not sure how much they are normally but they were $399 at the show
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By jerp
Review - Redneck softside blind

I took advantage of a special Redneck was running at the TTHA show and bought one of their blinds the 鉄oft Side 360 Camo Deluxe. The idea is to leave the frame out year-round and remove the cover...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,406
Posted By jerp
Years ago we often had members bring their young...

Years ago we often had members bring their young kids out for the weekend. When it got dark I would sneak out and set a full body deer decoy in the tall grass about 50 yards away with reflective...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,748
Posted By jerp
Yeah, the way I read it SOMEWHERE in that large...

Yeah, the way I read it SOMEWHERE in that large triangle is likely to get 20” or more.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,748
Posted By jerp
Well dang it - we are supposed to head to...

Well dang it - we are supposed to head to Galveston Wednesday for a family get together. If they end up catching 20”+ of rain it may not be worth the drive. We’ll see…
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By jerp
I got mine set up today - gonna do a full review...

I got mine set up today - gonna do a full review in the next couple of days
Forum: Traditional 09-11-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By jerp
Have you checked your brace height? It doesn’t...

Have you checked your brace height? It doesn’t have to be far off to be noticeably louder
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,406
Posted By jerp
You know those witch head Halloween decorations...

You know those witch head Halloween decorations you hang on your door that let out loud laughing cackle when they are bumped? We once hung one on a trail to a guys stand with a trip wire to set it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,002
Posted By jerp
Nice haul fellas! The way things are going...

Nice haul fellas! The way things are going collards may eventually be our best option
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,279
Posted By jerp
I shoot much better standing than sitting. I like...

I shoot much better standing than sitting. I like to back up into a mesquite tree and stand perfectly still then mount the gun at the last second. Trying to follow the bird with your muzzle from a...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-10-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By jerp
People with poor circulation may need more but...

People with poor circulation may need more but 400 grams with a good wool sock is all I've ever needed in Texas.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By jerp
Ouch! You can keep your arm straight and locked,...

Ouch! You can keep your arm straight and locked, just rotate your elbow out. That will give you enough clearance
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,538
Posted By jerp
Sadly (IMO) those ways are dying. When I was a...

Sadly (IMO) those ways are dying. When I was a kid my mother would not let me go out and play after Christmas and birthdays until I’d hand written a thank you note for every gift. I hated it and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,366
Posted By jerp
Great advice! Millions have spent 6 figures (or...

Great advice! Millions have spent 6 figures (or more likely borrowed) to get a generic degree and end up in a soul-sucking job as a miserable cubicle-dweller doing something they hate. The trades are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,388
Posted By jerp
I have always sat on a basic swivel bucket but I...

I have always sat on a basic swivel bucket but I shoot much better while standing. I don't always want to stand for several hours when it's slow, and jumping up off a short bucket to shoot often...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,591
Posted By jerp
I didn’t move here until the early 80’s but I...

I didn’t move here until the early 80’s but I heard that old money Ft worth guys used to hold shoots at a ranch just outside the loop - may have been Murrin’s place
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