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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Kong
Feeder Motor/Timer Housing Search

Iím looking for an empty feeder motor/timer box. Iíve seen them somewhere in the past but I canít seem to find anyone that offers a new one thatís just an empty housing that I can use my own motors...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kong
Shoot me a pm if you want to come look at one, I...

Shoot me a pm if you want to come look at one, I can show/tell you what to look for in a good one. Weíve got over 15,000 hours running these things so Iím pretty familiar with them,
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kong
Open is mainly used for actual clearing and the...

Open is mainly used for actual clearing and the closed are geared more towards regular mowing type jobs. Iíve got 4 open and 2 closed and the closed can somewhat do all of it but in my opinion the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,455
Posted By Kong
Trip wire paintball mine’s, either you will have...

Trip wire paintball mine’s, either you will have painted poachers or deer.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,455
Posted By Kong
From my experience they remove the SD cards to...

From my experience they remove the SD cards to keep from being on the card when they know they had their picture taken somewhere they shouldn’t have been. I was always thrilled they didn’t take the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 984
Posted By Kong
You couldn’t pay me to hunt with with people like...

You couldn’t pay me to hunt with with people like that. It sounds like you need to look for another place to hunt to me but I hear leases are apparently hard to come by to so do what feels right.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kong
We run the 85” Vail X Series on our machines but...

We run the 85” Vail X Series on our machines but it all depends on your budget really, in this world you 100% get what you pay for. These are around 13-14k but they won’t leave you broke down all the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,947
Posted By Kong
That’s very odd, it is 2021 so anything’s...

That’s very odd, it is 2021 so anything’s possible at this point.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By Kong
GEEAT JOB!!! Now that’s stuck

GEEAT JOB!!! Now that’s stuck
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,534
Posted By Kong
The OP is confused seeing a doe take a whizz...

The OP is confused seeing a doe take a whizz verses the rut I guess but that’s ok, we all have to learn how Mother Nature works somehow.

The ruts very close to being in full swing in SE Oklahoma,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,781
Posted By Kong
I wish you were closer, we’ve got 6 animals I...

I wish you were closer, we’ve got 6 animals I currently need mounted but your a long ways off.

Congrats on joining the site and I hope your season is filled with hides!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Kong
I have a modified Hercules on the front of our...

I have a modified Hercules on the front of our Ranger and I mounted a battery to it with a remote control and a solar charger on the lid. I kept ripping the wires off of it so I added a battery to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,541
Posted By Kong
We have several mature bucks running around...

We have several mature bucks running around that’s missing an eye and they seem to do just fine. When 2 big long tined mature bucks go to war it’s pretty miraculous their all not blind. We did loose...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,204
Posted By Kong
Congrats to her on a beautiful deer and congrats...

Congrats to her on a beautiful deer and congrats to you for having a beautiful daughter that likes to hunt. Youíve both done a great job ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Kong
I sent you a PM,

I sent you a PM,
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 606
Posted By Kong
Prayers up for him, ladders are evil. I...

Prayers up for him, ladders are evil.

I broke my hip and femur a few years back and the hip seemed to come around pretty quick but the femur not so much. Bones don’t heal as quick in your 40’s...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-18-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,323
Posted By Kong
Hard for me to judge in velvet but I’d agree with...

Hard for me to judge in velvet but I’d agree with the others in the mid 40’s but I wouldn’t be shocked if he hit the 50 mark with those brows. Regardless he’s a unique and beautiful deer. I hope you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,683
Posted By Kong
Iíve had the same issues with them, I only use...

Iíve had the same issues with them, I only use the silver bullets now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By Kong
That sucks, I know some of you have had issues...

That sucks, I know some of you have had issues with The Timers but I’ve had a over a dozen feeders running them for almost a decade and I’ve never had an issue. I guess I’m lucky,
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,148
Posted By Kong
LOL, we all do it buddy. We laugh at those who...

LOL, we all do it buddy. We laugh at those who seem to do silly stuff or so we think but all it takes is one moment of misfortune. I get stuck pretty often checking properties but I keep equipment...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By Kong
Regardless how well you try to seal the box’s...

Regardless how well you try to seal the box’s they will still get water and mud in them eventually, we empty everything once a month and wash everything out in the wet months otherwise they become a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By Kong
I’ve got several different brands and I’ll say...

I’ve got several different brands and I’ll say you definitely need a step of some type on the back to get up onto the bed, a hinged door for the gooseneck ball that lays 100% flat, at least 1”...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By Kong
Yes thr Honey Locust, most of ours have little to...

Yes thr Honey Locust, most of ours have little to no thorns but we took out most of the black locust and any tree with lots of thorns. We just pulled the cards this morning and even the old mature...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-15-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By Kong
I appreciate it guys, I’m going to do some...

I appreciate it guys, I’m going to do some experimenting this weekend.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-14-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By Kong
The lead sleds don’t work for big bores, I’ve...

The lead sleds don’t work for big bores, I’ve busted more then a few scopes using them. On smaller calibers they work great but anything over 30 cal’s you start pushing the envelope of what the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-14-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By Kong
Big Bore Question

If any of you somewhat older guys enjoy big bores Iím interested in how you go about load development/sighting them in as far as shooting them off the bench? Iíve been a big bore lover since I was a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,148
Posted By Kong
All weathermen suck as far as I’m concerned but...

All weathermen suck as far as I’m concerned but in this instance I’m truly happy we didn’t get anywhere near what they were calling for. The forecast was for 4-7 inches and we got a little over an 1...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,224
Posted By Kong
What area have you been hunting? We’ve hunted...

What area have you been hunting? We’ve hunted Kentucky the last 3 years and we stopped this year due to lack of productivity. I know every states got monsters but we’re looking for the right places...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,224
Posted By Kong
We have land in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas and I...

We have land in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas and I hunt all of them and if I had to pick one it would be Oklahoma, it’s definitely the sleeper state with the best chance for a Booner without spending a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-13-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Kong
I’ve got over a case of PRC ammo I’ll sell at...

I’ve got over a case of PRC ammo I’ll sell at what I paid for it in early 2020, I think it was around $35 a box but I’ll have to check the invoice, shoot me a pm if you want it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-13-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Kong
You absolutely need to pick one powder at a time...

You absolutely need to pick one powder at a time to play with and as far as the Lead Sled goes, if you use it sparingly you will be fine to develop a load. If you have cheap optics your results will...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-13-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Kong
This is one of ďThe MansĒ as far as Iím concerned...

This is one of ďThe MansĒ as far as Iím concerned and the guys that shoot super long range know whatís up with the carbon situation and Iím definitely not in their league but as soon as I get some...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-13-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Kong
That all depends on your budget, what is your...

That all depends on your budget, what is your budget? I have 2 V3 Autotricklers and their flawless and fast but if you can’t swing those and don’t want to wait months to receive one the RCBS Match is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Kong
It’s probably not a trimming issue, it’s a...

It’s probably not a trimming issue, it’s a shoulder bump issue, you need to do some measuring or bumping the shoulder back until you get a good cycle. It could possibly be a length issue but I’d all...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-12-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Kong
LOL, our house is in Tx but we can go to the...

LOL, our house is in Tx but we can go to the other side if you prefer ;)b
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-12-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Kong
Iím not sure about good info but itís what Iíve...

Iím not sure about good info but itís what Iíve learned in the last few decades :D Let me know what you come up with, if your ever up this way we can put your shooting skills to the test on pigs at...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-12-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Kong
I’m not a scientist lol but the word is it’s due...

I’m not a scientist lol but the word is it’s due to removing the carbon and the lack of any residue left on the case the seating pressures change which in turn makes the bullet removal pressures...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-12-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Kong
I like quality stuff and clean a ton of brass so...

I like quality stuff and clean a ton of brass so that may be more than you need but I’d say anything made currently would be a good choice.

You probably know already but most guys that shoot...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-12-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Kong
Buy once cry once, heres the one I use and it’s...

Buy once cry once, heres the one I use and it’s head and shoulders above anything I’ve used previously. Their not cheap but they work great and you can do a lot of brass at once.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-12-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Kong
Number 1 is start on the bottom end and let the...

Number 1 is start on the bottom end and let the gun tell you what the max load is, just find the sweet spot and look for pressure signs. The max loads vary for a multitude of reasons and is merely a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-11-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Kong
Pretty sure mine are 42”s as well, I use...

Pretty sure mine are 42”s as well, I use adjustable height bar stools with a back rests on it. I can either stand or sit down.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-11-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,488
Views: 224,601
Posted By Kong
I saw that, how times have changed. They will be...

I saw that, how times have changed. They will be offering title loans for primers in the near future.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By Kong
LOL, the thorns suck but we left our big mature...

LOL, the thorns suck but we left our big mature trees for the beans and took out anything smaller than 12Ēs in the river bottom. The beans are like candy to a deer so itís a small price to pay as far...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,155
Posted By Kong
So sorry for your loss buddy, that has to be a...

So sorry for your loss buddy, that has to be a horrible feeling I choose not to think about.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By Kong
Locust Tree Beans

Iím just throwing this out their in case your not familiar with it, the deer are absolutely hammering the Locust beans right now in NE Tx/SE Oklahoma. Theyíve been falling the last week and the deer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By Kong
It sounds like the 230 will work out pretty good...

It sounds like the 230 will work out pretty good so that’s what I’ll go with, thanks for the help and insight of making me feel better about the purchase.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,323
Posted By Kong
I hate those snakes in particular, rattlesnakes...

I hate those snakes in particular, rattlesnakes more times than not let you know your to close, cottonmouths are typically close to water but these things can be anywhere and if their in leaves you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By Kong
Thanks gentlemen, is the 230 big enough or to...

Thanks gentlemen, is the 230 big enough or to big? I honestly don’t have a clue on what size would be the best fit. I have a mud room right outside the kitchen I’m going to put it in so the weights...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By Kong
Vacuum Chamber 230

Iím looking to buy a Vacmaster 230 vacuum chamber sealer and Iím curious if anyone has this brand and how itís held up and just as important if this model is big enough? Iíve always used a standard...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By Kong
I can’t say for certainty it’s still an option...

I can’t say for certainty it’s still an option now but my wife took an online class a few years back to get it.
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