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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-08-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By popup_menace
I have a Sword Jury Pro that I bought in 5 pin....

I have a Sword Jury Pro that I bought in 5 pin. With my bow’s speed, I had to take a pin out and run it as a 4 pin. I really enjoy the 4 pin. I have it set from 20-50, which is definitely enough for...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-08-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By popup_menace
Arrows get too slow for me beyond 500 grains. At...

Arrows get too slow for me beyond 500 grains. At 28” 65#, I’d go 455 with a good head.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-14-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,525
Posted By popup_menace
Could be a dangerous way to run that bow. 2-3#...

Could be a dangerous way to run that bow. 2-3# above your listed weight is ok. 7# means you could be running it well beyond factory spec and void your warranty.

Not saying thatís the case here,...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-14-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,591
Posted By popup_menace
Neat to see the data laid out. I know a lot of...

Neat to see the data laid out. I know a lot of the “debate” hinges on which problem you’re trying to solve, so in reality this data could support either side of the arrow weight “issue”.

I’ve...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-14-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,380
Posted By popup_menace
The only bow maker that I’ve been impressed with...

The only bow maker that I’ve been impressed with factory strings has been Hoyt. Their quality is solid, and even when they settle it takes minor adjustments to get back to proper spec.

If you...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-29-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By popup_menace
From my experience, chasing FOC can lead to...

From my experience, chasing FOC can lead to either extremely heavy arrows or extremely brittle arrows.

Focus on the game you’re chasin. A 60-70# bow with a 450-500 grain arrow and a good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By popup_menace
You’re gonna have a tough time trying to find all...

You’re gonna have a tough time trying to find all of those brands within a reasonable distance from Corpus.

The guys at Brush to Bay in Halletsville (they’re a sponsor here on TBH) carry Mathews,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,713
Posted By popup_menace
All I’d do is sit with my wife and daughters and...

All I’d do is sit with my wife and daughters and talk. Not really about anything in particular, but I’m most at peace when I’m with them. Nothing replaces the comfort of spending time with your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By popup_menace
If I can get my hands on the money for it, I’ll...

If I can get my hands on the money for it, I’ll be ordering an X33
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,633
Posted By popup_menace
Congrats on the buck!

Congrats on the buck!
Forum: It's All About the Video 12-23-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,442
Posted By popup_menace
Great video and awesome buck!

Great video and awesome buck!
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 12-21-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,551
Posted By popup_menace
I haven’t hunted with them, so I have no idea...

I haven’t hunted with them, so I have no idea what the hunt is like. However, Scotti Campbell with Top O Texas Outfitters is as nice as they come and the animals they are taking on their west Texas...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-03-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,739
Posted By popup_menace
X2

X2
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,521
Posted By popup_menace
Money no object, I would be somewhere in the...

Money no object, I would be somewhere in the front range in Co. maybe a couple miles into the mountains like evergreen or Conifer. But Iíd likely end up in a place like Arvada, Co for access to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By popup_menace
We use an Ozark Trail 10-man from Walmart. Cost...

We use an Ozark Trail 10-man from Walmart. Cost $200, comes with an LED light strip installed, and has lasted us 4 years. Still going strong.
Forum: Traditional 07-12-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 497,148
Posted By popup_menace
Appreciate the offer but I wonít have the time to...

Appreciate the offer but I wonít have the time to give it the attention I should
Forum: Traditional 07-10-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 497,148
Posted By popup_menace
My first time logging in for a long time. Life...

My first time logging in for a long time. Life got a little weird. Sorry I went AWOL on this one. Try again next year
Forum: Traditional 12-26-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,193
Posted By popup_menace
Archery and I have always been hand-in-glove....

Archery and I have always been hand-in-glove. However, nobody in my family ever showed interest in it or helped me learn it in any way. When I was a kid (7 or 8) I loved shooting the little...
Forum: Traditional 12-21-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 54,303
Posted By popup_menace
Congrats Gary!

Congrats Gary!
Forum: Traditional 12-20-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 54,303
Posted By popup_menace
Well, Iím on the board with my first ever trad...

Well, Iím on the board with my first ever trad bow kill! The hunt started out with a boar coming in before bow shooting light, so I had to use the trusty 30-06 to take care of him. He dropped in his...
Forum: Traditional 12-17-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,893
Posted By popup_menace
X2

X2
Forum: Traditional 12-17-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,727
Posted By popup_menace
I dive headfirst into trad about 4 months ago....

I dive headfirst into trad about 4 months ago. Sold all my compound stuff and went to RMS Gear in Colorado and had them set me up. IF you have the option of finding a shop or someone with the...
Forum: Traditional 11-04-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,967
Posted By popup_menace
Been there... WORTH IT!

Been there... WORTH IT!
Forum: Traditional 09-19-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By popup_menace
I shoot a fleetwood and really like it. My wife...

I shoot a fleetwood and really like it. My wife enjoyed plinking with it, so I’ll be buying her one if she ever decides to go that route.
Forum: Traditional 07-04-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By popup_menace
What’s the experience like sharpening these heads?

What’s the experience like sharpening these heads?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,792
Posted By popup_menace
Almost every thread I’ve ever started. That...

Almost every thread I’ve ever started.

That pretty well sums it up.
Forum: Traditional 06-21-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 497,148
Posted By popup_menace
As mentioned before, is there a way we can get...

As mentioned before, is there a way we can get the draw weight specs and maybe the center cut so that we could maybe try and have arrows somewhat ready?
Forum: Traditional 06-19-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,427
Posted By popup_menace
Do you think youíd get too much wrinkle in these...

Do you think youíd get too much wrinkle in these to use them exclusively? I think when I get started I want to have mostly feathers for practice for longevity sake and them some plastics for hunting....
Forum: Traditional 06-18-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,427
Posted By popup_menace
I get what youíre saying, but having plastic on...

I get what youíre saying, but having plastic on the end on your arrow means that a random heavy downpour wonít have you worrying about your arrow performance at all. For guys that hunt Whitetail...
Forum: Traditional 06-16-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 497,148
Posted By popup_menace
thanks again, Bisch!

thanks again, Bisch!
Forum: Traditional 06-15-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,790
Posted By popup_menace
Aw heck yea I made the list! Thanks a...

Aw heck yea I made the list!

Thanks a million for facilitating this, Bisch
Forum: Traditional 06-14-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By popup_menace
Call these guys. Tom Clum Sr, Tommy Clum, and...

Call these guys. Tom Clum Sr, Tommy Clum, and Danny Clum

https://rmsgear.com

I’m brand new, so I know nothing. But these folks know more than most and have put 1000’s of people on the right...
Forum: Traditional 06-14-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,790
Posted By popup_menace
May I sign up?

May I sign up?
Forum: Traditional 06-13-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By popup_menace
Do they have a specific area of Texas on which...

Do they have a specific area of Texas on which they’d like to focus? I may visit with them a bit in August when I go up there as well. These folks are as nice as they come.
Forum: Traditional 06-06-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By popup_menace
Thatís awesome!!!

Thatís awesome!!!
Forum: Traditional 06-06-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By popup_menace
If I was going with just my small fam Iíd come...

If I was going with just my small fam Iíd come see ya, but Iíll be there with the in laws and wonít be able to peel away
Forum: Traditional 06-05-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By popup_menace
Iíll be on Port A Saturday, but I really...

Iíll be on Port A Saturday, but I really appreciate the advice.

Iím a 28Ē compound draw, but my lurking here and elsewhere tells me Iíll likely end up closer to a 27Ē draw
Forum: Traditional 06-05-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By popup_menace
The only place Iíve found is RMS gear in Wheat...

The only place Iíve found is RMS gear in Wheat Ridge Colorado. They have hundreds of bows, and oddly enough Iíll be in that area in a couple of months.

I called up there today and asked if they...
Forum: Traditional 06-05-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By popup_menace
Thanks! It wasn’t so much for questions, it’s for...

Thanks! It wasn’t so much for questions, it’s for the ability to go into a shop and shoot multiple different bows. Not sure that exists around here.
Forum: Traditional 06-05-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By popup_menace
Trad shops in Houston area

Looking to get back into the trad game the ďrightĒ way this time. By that I mean Iíll probably wait and buy a bit nicer bow than the $120 bass pro recurve and actually take the time to go to a shop...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-05-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By popup_menace
They may be too big for you, but my buddy should...

They may be too big for you, but my buddy should have a litter of GSPs on the way in the next couple months
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,073
Posted By popup_menace
I would never have guessed you were on this...

I would never have guessed you were on this forum, bud!!! For anyone who doesn’t know rvd, I can guarantee you that he is a one of a kind guy. One of the best people I’ve ever been blessed to know!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,611
Posted By popup_menace
It maybe that she simply doesn’t know. If she is...

It maybe that she simply doesn’t know. If she is vetting candidates to then be processed through a full hiring gambit, then she may not be the one with answers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,809
Posted By popup_menace
The Hunter Sight- “Power through knowledge” ...

The Hunter Sight- “Power through knowledge”
“Calculated hunting for the serious hunter”
“Taking the guesswork out of hunting”
“Make your hunt a smart one”
“Track it all”
“Tracking more than just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,060
Posted By popup_menace
Enough to pay off all our debt, buy me a nice...

Enough to pay off all our debt, buy me a nice truck, put enough away for retirement, and purchase about 100-200 acres or so of hunting land. Probably in the neighborhood of $5,000,00
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By popup_menace
Field points will ďtune outĒ extremely easily. A...

Field points will ďtune outĒ extremely easily. A Broadhead tells you whether or not youíre truly tuned. I was shooting lasers out to 60 with my bow and as soon as I screwed on a fixed blade BH my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By popup_menace
I’m running 4 Fusion x-ii 2.1” vanes on a decent...

I’m running 4 Fusion x-ii 2.1” vanes on a decent helical out of my setup. They steer well and have less wind drift than my 3 vane 3.0” setup. I’m still tweaking and testing, but as of now 4 fletch...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By popup_menace
I get tired of one and move to another for a...

I get tired of one and move to another for a while, but here is what I’m listening to now:

Wired to Hunt
Cleared Hot
Nock On
The Meat Eater
The Hunting Collectivw
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-25-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,221
Posted By popup_menace
I’d be looking at something like the Victory...

I’d be looking at something like the Victory Extorsion with a buttload of weight up front. They are heavy at 12 gpi, but when you try to get to 550+ grains you can still hit a good FOC. Here is what...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-25-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By popup_menace
I don’t have any issues with my muddy harness. It...

I don’t have any issues with my muddy harness. It wasn’t cheap but it works very well.
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