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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 09:52 PM
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Posted By Etxbuckman
I’ve been monitoring two feeders via a Tactacam...

I’ve been monitoring two feeders via a Tactacam and activity has come to a screeching halt. Two weeks ago I was starting to get a few more coming back around, but right now it is dead, dead, dead.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-02-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,047
Posted By Etxbuckman
Iíd rather just get an entire stock, but thanks...

Iíd rather just get an entire stock, but thanks anyway.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-02-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,267
Posted By Etxbuckman
I believe you mean rub?

I believe you mean rub?
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2022, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Etxbuckman
Helluva deer! The 2nd rut strikes again. ...

Helluva deer! The 2nd rut strikes again.

FWIW I ran up to my lease yesterday to top off my feeders and saw about 6 or 7 freshly road-killed bucks on the side of the highway (all missing their...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-30-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,722
Posted By Etxbuckman
The confidence had as much to do with not knowing...

The confidence had as much to do with not knowing WHERE the bullet would strike at the distance in question as it did with whether or not a BT would be effective. Someone mentioned above about the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,752
Posted By Etxbuckman
So you didn't have to use a "paper" tag off your...

So you didn't have to use a "paper" tag off your license? Or did you just submit this so TPWD can have a better gauge on harvest statistics?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-30-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,047
Posted By Etxbuckman
I gotta get me a stock with an adjustable cheek...

I gotta get me a stock with an adjustable cheek riser. I love my Tikka but I had to tape a piece of a foam noodle on the top to get line of sight right.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,910
Posted By Etxbuckman
I'm 44 and know full well who she was too....

I'm 44 and know full well who she was too. 'Everywhere' is one of my favorite songs.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-29-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,722
Posted By Etxbuckman
Yeah it kinda got a little off topic. Fortunately...

Yeah it kinda got a little off topic. Fortunately I was able to glean what I was after from it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,752
Posted By Etxbuckman
Very nice! You’ve got a knack for finding those...

Very nice! You’ve got a knack for finding those small honey holes don’t you? Lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,752
Posted By Etxbuckman
Tony what about that 40 acre place you had last...

Tony what about that 40 acre place you had last year? You still doing anything with it this year?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,485
Posted By Etxbuckman
17 yards? That's a chip shot with yall's rifles....

17 yards? That's a chip shot with yall's rifles. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2022, 11:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,752
Posted By Etxbuckman
Fred those are freakin’ NICE deer. Did...

Fred those are freakin’ NICE deer.

Did those come off the place in Newton? Looks like Todd in one of the pictures, so I’m assuming they did.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-27-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By Etxbuckman
It wasnít about wheat either. :D

It wasnít about wheat either. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2022, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Etxbuckman
Iím waiting on one to (hopefully) do the same....

Iím waiting on one to (hopefully) do the same. Frankly the anticipation is killing me.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-26-2022, 10:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,722
Posted By Etxbuckman
I can shoot. Just never had an opportunity or...

I can shoot. Just never had an opportunity or need at that distance, so I’m not 100% sure where the bullet would’ve ended up. As I said in another comment I have the drop information from Nosler’s...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,818
Posted By Etxbuckman
I bought a 22” with side burner a month ago. It’s...

I bought a 22” with side burner a month ago. It’s HUGE (have to keep it in the storage bin under my camper). I wish now I could’ve just gotten this, but it doesn’t look like they’re in stock anyway.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,722
Posted By Etxbuckman
In fairness the main reason I didn’t shoot was...

In fairness the main reason I didn’t shoot was because I’ve never had a need to shoot a deer that far, let alone actually done it. Even though I know the drop, which I got off of Nosler’s website, I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By Etxbuckman
Y’all go ahead and kill all them bears before...

Y’all go ahead and kill all them bears before they cross the border.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2022, 01:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,722
Posted By Etxbuckman
Everything you stated is pretty much what I...

Everything you stated is pretty much what I expected. Thank you.

On a related note, I would love to find some 7mm-08 Accubonds in 140 grain, but unfortunately Nosler seems more interested now in...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,722
Posted By Etxbuckman
Nosler BT effective range on deer

As the title suggests Iím wondering what the effective range is for Nosler BTís on deer, specifically 140 grain 7mm-08.

I passed a super nice buck recently due in part to the distance (384 yards)...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 77,364
Posted By Etxbuckman
Right? Couldnít get squat late spring through...

Right? Couldnít get squat late spring through summer, and now it wonít stop.

I need to get out and move some cameras around. Been waiting on a particular buck to show back up But heís still MIA....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,850
Posted By Etxbuckman
Man I woulda never thought anything near that big...

Man I woulda never thought anything near that big could be found in that area. That is a helluva buck. Congrats!
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-23-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,895
Posted By Etxbuckman
Dream buck right there. Congrats to your son!

Dream buck right there. Congrats to your son!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 26,167
Posted By Etxbuckman
Thank you! Thatís what I figured, but I need to...

Thank you! Thatís what I figured, but I need to make sure I didnít electrocute myself.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 26,167
Posted By Etxbuckman
Can someone tell me which wires from my new light...

Can someone tell me which wires from my new light fixture go with the wires in the camper? Like an idiot I didnít take pictures when I took it apart, and the other light fixtures all have a third...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,745
Posted By Etxbuckman
Excellent! Congratulations to your nephew!

Excellent! Congratulations to your nephew!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2022, 07:58 AM
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Views: 77,364
Posted By Etxbuckman
Is it a requirement to live in rural east Texas...

Is it a requirement to live in rural east Texas that you have dogs that must stay outside and bark incessantly at everything? And if you go outside you must yell and be as loud as possible?
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2022, 11:08 AM
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Views: 77,364
Posted By Etxbuckman
Marsh that is a GREAT buck congratulations. ...

Marsh that is a GREAT buck congratulations.

By sheer coincidence I came here to mention that I let an absolute hammer of a buck walk this morning, and I did it because his main beam was broke off...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2022, 10:21 PM
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Views: 6,473
Posted By Etxbuckman
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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,680
Posted By Etxbuckman
I noticed one of my regulars showed back up...

I noticed one of my regulars showed back up today. Now I’m waiting on a particular buck…


Oh! I’d like to add that the pigs have showed back up too.

Edit: I see GarGuy already mentioned that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2022, 11:54 AM
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Views: 77,364
Posted By Etxbuckman
I had hogs show up at a feeder for the first time...

I had hogs show up at a feeder for the first time in almost a month last night. While I sure don't want them around it may be a sign that the acorns are getting thin in some places.

That's good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Etxbuckman
That's because there's so many *******s that will...

That's because there's so many *******s that will lease a place out from underneath you, so you can understand a group's desire to not have that happen. It's a shame, really.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,165
Posted By Etxbuckman
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Etxbuckman
Itís far enough back where it is in the picture...

Itís far enough back where it is in the picture as far as my sight picture. From a strictly aesthetic standpoint I just donít like where the rings are. I prefer them more in the middle of each side...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Etxbuckman
Thanks guys! If I can’t stand it later then I’ll...

Thanks guys! If I can’t stand it later then I’ll get a Picatinny rail, but I’m gonna go ahead and leave it alone for right now. The scope was a warranty from Zeiss since my last one was obviously...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2022, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Etxbuckman
The way things are going I'm considering picking...

The way things are going I'm considering picking up the individual kernels by hand and bagging them up to dump back in the feeders. LOL That is if the corn stalks that're growing don't generate...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Etxbuckman
What rail mount and rings did you use? I'm not...

What rail mount and rings did you use? I'm not using this for long range shooting- 400 yards would be my longest shot- if that matters at all.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Etxbuckman
Gotcha. These are DNZ Game Reapers. I heard a lot...

Gotcha. These are DNZ Game Reapers. I heard a lot of good things about them, plus I liked the one-piece frame knowing it should, in theory, line up pretty darn straight.

Honestly I'm kinda...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Etxbuckman
Single screws? Are you talking about the receiver...

Single screws? Are you talking about the receiver mount? If so there are two, one's just behind the red circle on the front.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Etxbuckman
Scope mount position?

Iím putting a new scope on one of my rifles and to get the best field of view without scope shadow at the highest magnification, this is where the scope has to wind up. But that seems awfully close...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,585
Posted By Etxbuckman
Count me in the possible scope issue crowd. I...

Count me in the possible scope issue crowd. I recently had the same issue with a Zeiss Conquest, and they warrantied it out.

You may try another scope first if that's an option, or as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,080
Posted By Etxbuckman
I get to be ****** off by insurance companies...

I get to be ****** off by insurance companies every single day, so I’m not going to defend them, but when I see people say this it boggles my mind because it is the most naÔve thing someone could...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,080
Posted By Etxbuckman
I think most people have almost no idea how many...

I think most people have almost no idea how many things affect the price of their insurance
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 11:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By Etxbuckman
I use a Contico storage locker for some stuff (at...

I use a Contico storage locker for some stuff (at the lease) and one of those Dewalt tool boxes from Home Depot for other stuff (at our farm house).

I had to leave the Dewalt box outside with the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,870
Posted By Etxbuckman
Tagged. Good luck!

Tagged. Good luck!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 11:49 AM
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Views: 77,364
Posted By Etxbuckman
Yesterday morning was the most fun I've had in...

Yesterday morning was the most fun I've had in the woods and not pulled the trigger. From daylight to 11 I saw no less than 10 bucks, all running wide open. One buck was probably the biggest overall...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 11:13 PM
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Views: 1,683
Posted By Etxbuckman
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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2022, 10:28 PM
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Views: 77,364
Posted By Etxbuckman
I climbed in a stand overlooking a pasture...

I climbed in a stand overlooking a pasture between some woods down below the house on our farm, and within five minutes I was covered up in deer. I had three bucks running does hard, but they were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,795
Posted By Etxbuckman
Way to go!! Congrats to your dad!!

Way to go!! Congrats to your dad!!
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