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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By dustoffer
Buck Rage--you got 'em. Double-O-Dave--you...

Buck Rage--you got 'em.

Double-O-Dave--you are #2
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By dustoffer
Free Fishing Tackle

I have been gifted a few of these, bought a few, and found a few, but way more than I need and they are piling up in the garage. If anyone wants/needs these, they are yours--to the first "I'll take...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By dustoffer
Put the 1x2 prop on each end of the shelf, and...

Put the 1x2 prop on each end of the shelf, and maybe one in the middle too for stability.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 12,060
Posted By dustoffer
I am a retired chopper pilot and the thought of...

I am a retired chopper pilot and the thought of being over that terrain in an airplane with smoke coming out of the dash is, well, let's say scary as heck. What do you choose, max glide or minimum...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By dustoffer
Was riding the bike this morning in the...

Was riding the bike this morning in the neighborhood, which is two parallel streets with pastures and dove hunting on either side. Saw a whitewing fly across the street in front of us with a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 635
Posted By dustoffer
I use primarily Snuffers but also Bear...

I use primarily Snuffers but also Bear razorheads, the 145-gr variety.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By dustoffer
Red-shouldered---one of many species called...

Red-shouldered---one of many species called "chicken hawk" like the rat snakes which have acquired the name "chicken snake"
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,648
Posted By dustoffer
The story left off one of his decorations for...

The story left off one of his decorations for valor, the Silver Star, our nation's 3rd highest.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,875
Posted By dustoffer
You referring to their "long lease?"

You referring to their "long lease?"
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By dustoffer
Did you trim the limbs so they won't rub on the...

Did you trim the limbs so they won't rub on the blind? Drives me nuts when that noise goes on constantly.
Forum: It's All About the Video 09-12-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By dustoffer
That got my blood pumping for October 3rd

That got my blood pumping for October 3rd
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 09-11-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By dustoffer
Thoughts About 9/11

Reading a friend's post on fb who happened to be assigned to the Army Surgeon General's office on 9/11 and these few comments really struck me:

"This was radical Islamic terrorism. We have to be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 11,056
Posted By dustoffer
+2 in the yard last night---Duke's and corn. ...

+2 in the yard last night---Duke's and corn.

901
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By dustoffer
I like Remingtons but prefer the Classic models...

I like Remingtons but prefer the Classic models as I don't like the "bowling pin finish" that Remingtons and Brownings use. That is a nice looker though and ought to down a few with an "ear-hole"...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By dustoffer
This was my first and immediate thought---screw...

This was my first and immediate thought---screw the legs and stake 'em down. Another issue is the height of the spinner---big hog can worry the feeder mechanism and eventually break it off.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By dustoffer
Main reason for most folks is to be sure the hog...

Main reason for most folks is to be sure the hog dies.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By dustoffer
I am in Seguin about 25 miles south and we've...

I am in Seguin about 25 miles south and we've gotten 2.7" in the past few days.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By dustoffer
I did all three of my old pens last week--and am...

I did all three of my old pens last week--and am headed to HD to buy a spool of barbed wire to build a 4th on my new place as the landowner just told me he has leased the grazing to the neighbors. :(...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,933
Posted By dustoffer
Well, at least it isn't an Egyptian goose

Well, at least it isn't an Egyptian goose
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 09-07-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,583
Posted By dustoffer
That's what I told my wife today---

That's what I told my wife today---
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By dustoffer
Bought a bicycle seat from Amazon and couldn't...

Bought a bicycle seat from Amazon and couldn't get the tail light to work, and the instructions hd not a word abut the light. Did the Amazon return thing Friday around noon and had the replacement...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-07-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By dustoffer
Those modified cases were one of the most...

Those modified cases were one of the most important parts of my accuracy workup jobs when I was in the business. And, as sierracharlie338 posted a fireformed case from the rifle itself would be even...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By dustoffer
Been that way as long as I can remember.

Been that way as long as I can remember.
Forum: It's All About the Video 09-06-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By dustoffer
Ran out of blood before he ran out of get up and...

Ran out of blood before he ran out of get up and go.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By dustoffer
House cat, same-same target.

House cat, same-same target.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By dustoffer
Certainly part of my problem, haven't rotated in...

Certainly part of my problem, haven't rotated in about 25,000 miles.

I used to find myself in this situation until I figured out tires could/should be rotated every 5k or so---same as oil and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By dustoffer
Was sitting in the garage at the reloading bench...

Was sitting in the garage at the reloading bench doing a one by one visual check of the cases and the propellant charge when lightning hit a tree one house down---I carefully placed a rag over the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By dustoffer
Editing and proof-reading has become a lost...

Editing and proof-reading has become a lost art--and when you throw common sense and logic into the equation, well, forget it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By dustoffer
This is how I do it--but not at the dealer. ...

This is how I do it--but not at the dealer. Local service station (yep, they still exist) does the oil/filter change, and Discount Tire takes care of the tire rotation after each oil change.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By dustoffer
That's the price I was quoted at the Seguin Co-Op...

That's the price I was quoted at the Seguin Co-Op too
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By dustoffer
NOT jet fuel---it is more like kerosene. ...

NOT jet fuel---it is more like kerosene. Aviation gas--but not the low 80-87 octane
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,151
Posted By dustoffer
Probably had its beginnings in the days of market...

Probably had its beginnings in the days of market hunting when folks would go out and fill their boats with birds.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By dustoffer
That's a thought--the feeder is in a pen and...

That's a thought--the feeder is in a pen and there is a light pole as well--;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,907
Posted By dustoffer
I have never served on a civilian jury--but my...

I have never served on a civilian jury--but my wife has been on one (we are in our 70s). But, I have sat on several military courts-martial panels. Being in the military and never living in my home...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 09-02-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,425
Posted By dustoffer
My first thought upon seeing his picture--"What a...

My first thought upon seeing his picture--"What a snowflake!" And is it any wonder he "dropped into the fetal position and cried"? What a wimpy looking POS.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By dustoffer
Well, I will try my iPhone next--then my Canon...

Well, I will try my iPhone next--then my Canon digital camera

Any other video machines to think about?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By dustoffer
Will a GoPro Work Here?

Thinking about trying to do some video of my hog shoots at this stand. The vegetation is illuminated by the flash, but you can see how bright my lights are on the feeder. Would a GoPro give me a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-31-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By dustoffer
Good Story with Bad Ending

Left early last night for a hog hunt planning to go by another place to install new batteries in two feeders, put out cameras, etc. So, I was later getting to the stand than I wanted to be---about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By dustoffer
4- or 8-GB SD Cards

Anyone have a cheap reliable source for these cards? I live close to my spots and don't need the huge GB cards for my game cams--
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By dustoffer
6.8? Nope---12-ga and 3" mag #4 buck.

6.8? Nope---12-ga and 3" mag #4 buck.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By dustoffer
Friend who has a couple of hives said local honey...

Friend who has a couple of hives said local honey was good for moderating allergy symptoms and gave me a bottle of his. Started with a daily teaspoon and when his gift bottle was done, bought local...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By dustoffer
Fred and Tammy are the best I've ever used----

Fred and Tammy are the best I've ever used----
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By dustoffer
I have started too---but my stands are all up but...

I have started too---but my stands are all up but the most recent erection needs the platform leveled. Tried it last week and the ladder stand fell, so I shortened the ladder by 4' and put it back...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,750
Posted By dustoffer
If you've got enough bucks to buy a 7k-acre...

If you've got enough bucks to buy a 7k-acre spread, surely you've got enough to fly the place, unless this is someone who just won the lottery or is heir to a family fortune. :confused:
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,285
Posted By dustoffer
Nope---a claymore would clean house.

Nope---a claymore would clean house.
Forum: Photography 08-28-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By dustoffer
I rotated the image back to how the moth was...

I rotated the image back to how the moth was sitting---can you see the "face"? Maybe a defensive marking to have a predator grab the back tip of its wings thinking it was a meal's head?
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By dustoffer
Was on a La Salle county lease some years back...

Was on a La Salle county lease some years back and we were driving the perimeter road one January day and found nearly a 5-footer across the road---temps were in the '40s, but guess it liked the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,823
Posted By dustoffer
Two weeks ago I ordered a transformer from a...

Two weeks ago I ordered a transformer from a sprinkler company in Houston---it was on my doorstep the next day in Seguin---but not via the USPS.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By dustoffer
If you plan on running a chainsaw, be sure and...

If you plan on running a chainsaw, be sure and take lots of gas---went to Houston some years back to help out and with no electricity, couldn't get gas--
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 13,646
Posted By dustoffer
One prego sow tonight, with 7 buns in the...

One prego sow tonight, with 7 buns in the oven--1411 (not counting the buns)

https://i.imgur.com/nRyhNSOl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/nwQ5o7zl.jpg
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