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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 739
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I have the graco. I’ve painted a couple houses...

I have the graco. I’ve painted a couple houses and my 4-car garage with it. Works great, easy to clean, easy to adjust. My only gripes are that sometimes it is difficult to get primed, and I wish it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,100
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Two companies install the exact same unit. ...

Two companies install the exact same unit.

Company A uses highly trained, experienced installers. Everything is neat and clean. They cover your floors and sweep your garage when they are done....
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By bowhntrmatt
They all learned from their uncle Jackie Bushman!

They all learned from their uncle Jackie Bushman!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,214
Posted By bowhntrmatt
That’s a bad time! Did it with an 8’ brush hog...

That’s a bad time! Did it with an 8’ brush hog and barbed wire once. Not something i’d like to repeat.

In your case, if its only on the one blade, unbolt the blade and the whole bundle will drop...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Boutwell. I believe Overboard Custom Boats...

Boutwell.

I believe Overboard Custom Boats sells them. Jerry’s LEDs dealers might lead you in the right direction as well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By bowhntrmatt
On mine, the switch got a little corroded....

On mine, the switch got a little corroded. Sometimes it would work, sometimes if I switched to just one battery or the other, it wouldn’t work. I took it apart and wire brushed all the internal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Get good ones, and when you get the trailer to...

Get good ones, and when you get the trailer to it’s long-term home take them off, air them down, and store them in the most climate-controlled area possible and completely out of sunlight.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,573
Posted By bowhntrmatt
That’s why trucks have side mirrors. Back ‘er in!

That’s why trucks have side mirrors. Back ‘er in!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Lol you scared me that I may have given bad...

Lol you scared me that I may have given bad advice. That 50a receptacle SHOULD be being fed 220v so doing what I advised should power a 220 welder just fine.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Not an electrician, but the 4-wire receptacle is...

Not an electrician, but the 4-wire receptacle is 2 hots, a neutral and a ground. The welder is just 2 hots and ground. So you should be fine just wiring up the 4 prong plug without the neutral.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,096
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Glad you got help! Not many worse feelings than...

Glad you got help! Not many worse feelings than being stranded by yourself out there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,096
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Or a dude named Moose :D

Or a dude named Moose :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,029
Posted By bowhntrmatt
If you already have a decent-sized tractor, look...

If you already have a decent-sized tractor, look into a pto-powered generator. No engine to maintain this way. Then just make it to where the bare necessities can be transferred to it.

Otherwise,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Strap the good and tie a flag. You can also...

Strap the good and tie a flag. You can also probably overhang the front a foot or more to reduce the rear overhang.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-01-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By bowhntrmatt
The little chingon is my favorite blind I’ve ever...

The little chingon is my favorite blind I’ve ever bought. Wouldn’t hesitate to buy again.

It hunts 2 people no problem. Only reason I’d go to the big one is if you routinely take a bunch of kids...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-28-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By bowhntrmatt
This.

This.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,564
Posted By bowhntrmatt
You just have to be smart when turning. The more...

You just have to be smart when turning. The more motor you have in the water, the less likely it is for this to happen. Just know the boats limitations and that those boats don’t turn like a modern...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By bowhntrmatt
We were out there Friday. Biggest hazards are...

We were out there Friday. Biggest hazards are thongs on pontoon boats that distract you from jet-skiers that don’t know right-of-way rules on the water.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Not sure what kind of boat you are running or...

Not sure what kind of boat you are running or what kind of fishing you typically do, but I have fished that lake for years. Shoot me any questions you may have.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Iíll look at it like a slow 25 magnum. Canít beat...

Iíll look at it like a slow 25 magnum. Canít beat a cat boat these days IMO.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Yes, they are very good to have. In fact, if you...

Yes, they are very good to have. In fact, if you look in the wiring diagram for the unit you will see one in it, but they don’t come with them from the factory. The installer is supposed to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-16-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,632
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Kill them all. This time it’s a pig. Next three...

Kill them all. This time it’s a pig. Next three times it’s a fawn.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,522
Posted By bowhntrmatt
On your list, my favorite is the el Pescador. I...

On your list, my favorite is the el Pescador. I also like the Majek reaper, but I’ve never been in one. Pretty sure that’s the hull that Eric was calling the RC-24 but then Shallowsport made him quit...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 802
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Most likely $2k+ from any large plumbing company....

Most likely $2k+ from any large plumbing company. Depends on what’s needed for code upgrades, but 50 gallon tanks in an attic typically come with extra charges on install.

If you go the DIY...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Lots of pregnant mommas in the yard every day....

Lots of pregnant mommas in the yard every day. Finally saw the first fawn two days ago. I’m guessing they will be thick around here within a week or two.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I’m in the hvac/plumbing/electrical business. All...

I’m in the hvac/plumbing/electrical business. All our materials are going up significantly across the board.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,817
Posted By bowhntrmatt
This. I run an SCB and the Pescador is the...

This. I run an SCB and the Pescador is the closest thing to it for a lot less money. I was about to order one when I found my scb lightly used.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,339
Posted By bowhntrmatt
All mine wear CMC. But I’ve never really ventured...

All mine wear CMC. But I’ve never really ventured out to anything else.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,286
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I use a wading belt with pliers and stringer....

I use a wading belt with pliers and stringer. Typically carry two rods, one always has a jighead/plastic and the other either a corky or topwater depending on the season.

Most times I just put...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 30,889
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I bout about $400 a few weeks back. Cashed out a...

I bout about $400 a few weeks back. Cashed out a couple days ago for a little over $3k. I figure I’ll wait for it to settle down and do it again.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Sounds like a bad thermostat. But first, make...

Sounds like a bad thermostat. But first, make sure it has new batteries if it uses them and also if it is on an exterior or knee wall, make sure the hole where the wires come through is sealed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I would put load range E on a Honda Civic if they...

I would put load range E on a Honda Civic if they made the right size. Tougher, stronger, longer lasting than a D.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-04-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I’ve never paid for it, but did it myself last...

I’ve never paid for it, but did it myself last year. I definitely had no idea what I was getting into. A hay baler would have been nice to have.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I was just about to comment to the OP that you...

I was just about to comment to the OP that you could probably yank out the entire root ball with a chain and the thing will still be 6í tall by next year!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Just 2 acres? How about a regular road feeder?...

Just 2 acres? How about a regular road feeder? Maybe a few more rounds than a real broadcast spreader but at least it’ll have multiple uses.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,075
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I had a 1988 70hp Yamaha I ran for years (on 3...

I had a 1988 70hp Yamaha I ran for years (on 3 different boats) and never had an issue with the oil injection. I sold it a few years back but I bet it’s still going strong.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By bowhntrmatt
99 bridge above choke canyon is your best bet....

99 bridge above choke canyon is your best bet. You may be too late this year.

I went in the Guadalupe above canyon lake about 2 weeks ago. Didn’t catch anything. Not sure if I’m early or late as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,609
Posted By bowhntrmatt
At that price point if you are DIYíing the...

At that price point if you are DIYíing the install, you arenít far from the cost of a small propane-powered standby generator. Might be a better route to take for the way you are using it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Make sure it has: Heavy duty jack (drop-leg...

Make sure it has:
Heavy duty jack (drop-leg preferred)
5200 or 7k axles so you can have 16” E rated tires...I HATE flats
Lights and wires installed in a manner that protects them both
Tie-down...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 40,292
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Looks like I’m too late but hit me up if a spot...

Looks like I’m too late but hit me up if a spot opens. I’ve always wanted to go on this trip.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Posted By bowhntrmatt
As stated, buy from a small local dealer that...

As stated, buy from a small local dealer that will give you good service.

If they are all equal in this department, go with one with a Kawasaki. They even have some fuel injected models out now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,336
Posted By bowhntrmatt
My lease camphouse is about 45 mins off the...

My lease camphouse is about 45 mins off the blacktop. 3 he round trip if you forgot something and have to run to Del Rio.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,275
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Time for new batteries. One lithium pros...

Time for new batteries.

One lithium pros 36v battery to replace the three, and an optima blue top for the house battery and you’ll be set! Oh, don’t forget a power pole Charge system.

Man, I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,822
Posted By bowhntrmatt
It might be a mental thing, not sure, but I swear...

It might be a mental thing, not sure, but I swear that blind still smells funky. Worst part is, itís a really good spot with an awesome view.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I had about 15 or so breaks. Luckily all under...

I had about 15 or so breaks. Luckily all under the house and not in walls or ceilings. Fixed all the piping myself right after the freeze. Still need to replace insulation and plywood I removed to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,357
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I have a 2015 Duramax. Has about 110k. In 6.5...

I have a 2015 Duramax. Has about 110k. In 6.5 years it has been to a mechanic twice. One time was a def tank heater and the other time was a def quality sensor. Iím extremely pleased with it and plan...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,822
Posted By bowhntrmatt
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210313/48e5770f...

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Iíve never actually seen one, but we had one dead in a deer blind in 2019. Thatís the sheriff and coroner in the pic....
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,557
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I’ve got a Rhodan on my boat that does everything...

I’ve got a Rhodan on my boat that does everything you are looking to do. I’ve had it over a year and been very impressed with it. Plus they service by phone and send you replacement parts if needed,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-08-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,352
Posted By bowhntrmatt
I buy a new truck every 8 months or so. Just pay...

I buy a new truck every 8 months or so. Just pay the amount I’m upside down on and keep gap insurance. Trade it once the smell starts to fade.



Just kidding. My 6 year old pickup has been paid...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,685
Posted By bowhntrmatt
Anyone ever fish white bass in the Guadalupe...

Anyone ever fish white bass in the Guadalupe above Canyon Lake?
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