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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,025
Posted By Jason Fry
I thought it was "If it floats, flies, or...

I thought it was "If it floats, flies, or fornicates, it's cheaper to rent"
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,025
Posted By Jason Fry
In 2004 I bought a 1993 and fished it for 7...

In 2004 I bought a 1993 and fished it for 7 years. Paid 4K, sold for 2200.
In 2011 I bought a 2004 and fished it for 7 years. Paid 8500, sold for 6000.

The way I look at it, I basically paid...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,928
Posted By Jason Fry
https://www.npr.org/2022/05/19/1099748064/baby-inf...

https://www.npr.org/2022/05/19/1099748064/baby-infant-formula-shortages

Let me summarize...

It's a good idea for babies to have food.

Government comes in and:
- regulates production for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Jason Fry
Agree, 1080 or 1084. Jantz sells in smaller...

Agree, 1080 or 1084. Jantz sells in smaller quantities.

Also, look up the Texas Knifemakers' Guild on FB. We have events around the state, but two of our bigger ones are in Baird and Abilene.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Jason Fry
Putting handles on a blank is a good entry to the...

Putting handles on a blank is a good entry to the craft, but IMO don’t say you “made” that knife. I’d be looking at Jantz or USA Knifemaker for quality blanks.

Stock removal, making knives by...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,798
Posted By Jason Fry
Josh makes a dang good knife and certainly has...

Josh makes a dang good knife and certainly has the marketing figured out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,307
Posted By Jason Fry
For me, as high up as the tree allows, and 20...

For me, as high up as the tree allows, and 20 yards to the front of the feeder. I want the shot in between me and the feeder to match my 20 pin. I have 30 yard cairns set up also, so I know the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2022, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Jason Fry
Thanks for the shout out, Shane! Sent...

Thanks for the shout out, Shane!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,075
Posted By Jason Fry
Sherrif has been working hard! Y’all catch these...

Sherrif has been working hard! Y’all catch these losers.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6,188
Views: 379,498
Posted By Jason Fry
Picked up a Smoke Wagon today to try. They had a...

Picked up a Smoke Wagon today to try. They had a couple of bottles of Basil Hayden Toast on the shelf at Doc's in Wolfforth, if anyone's looking. I've seen it mentioned here before.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,954
Posted By Jason Fry
Some of those stories are super crappy. State you...

Some of those stories are super crappy. State you upgrade from a 5 year paper to a 10 year folder to a 15 year hard sided folder, etc.

That said, if any of you are in a position to give good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,760
Posted By Jason Fry
S35VN at 59/60 RC.

S35VN at 59/60 RC.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,760
Posted By Jason Fry
My mailing list got a crack at their pick of...

My mailing list got a crack at their pick of handle material this morning. I'll be working social media later this week with the preorder link. Delivery in a couple of weeks.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,760
Posted By Jason Fry
Almost time! Started this conversation in...

Almost time! Started this conversation in September, and the knives are almost done. My design, manufactured by White River Knife and Tool in Michigan.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 8,272
Posted By Jason Fry
We had a few strutting birds in late March on...

We had a few strutting birds in late March on camera, but our feed ran out and everyone disappeared. Reset feed this weekend. First camera check since season, some good 4/5 yo deer survived.

It’s...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Jason Fry
This one’s going to be for sitting with kids...

This one’s going to be for sitting with kids and/or grandpas rifle hunting.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Jason Fry
I like my deer stands medium rare lol. ...

I like my deer stands medium rare lol.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Jason Fry
Stand building questions… windows & plywood

Started a 4x8 box blind this weekend. Framed and decked the floor.

Planning on Deerview windows. Best place to buy?

Any recommendations on the height of the windows from the floor?

Going to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Jason Fry
2003/4 was decent for me. 15$ coons, $160 otters,...

2003/4 was decent for me. 15$ coons, $160 otters, foxes red and gray both 30ish. Next year the beavers were up, cats up, coons and otters down.

Somebody needs to make fur great again.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2022, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Jason Fry
There are fish in there. Kind of isolated, but...

There are fish in there. Kind of isolated, but some of the guys in the Lubbock fishing FB group go down there.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,188
Views: 379,498
Posted By Jason Fry
I had seen this recommendation several times. On...

I had seen this recommendation several times. On a trip where I was flying back, I got a bottle knowing I’d end up leaving half of it. Good stuff for the price, and it didn’t hurt my wallet leaving...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Jason Fry
Is it a turncoat? Sent from my iPhone...

Is it a turncoat?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,970
Posted By Jason Fry
I have no ideas either, just a stack of old...

I have no ideas either, just a stack of old heads. Like a 80 inch deer that was the best one I had ever killed back in 1992.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-21-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,392
Posted By Jason Fry
This knife made it on the cover of blade...

This knife made it on the cover of blade magazine. It was also used extensively in the Blade Show Texas promotional material, and it was published in Knife Magazine as well.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By Jason Fry
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220315/0ee8509c...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-14-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jason Fry
Agree. Would be real hard to prove negligence....

Agree. Would be real hard to prove negligence. Not saying it couldn’t happen, but hospitals are prepared for those scenarios from both the legal and medical angles.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-12-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Jason Fry
Wow, what a piece of pandering show business.

Wow, what a piece of pandering show business.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-10-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Jason Fry
“When’s my deer gonna be all stuffed up?”

Thanksgiving 2020 we all got Covid so we quarantined to the ranch. I took Carter with me one morning and we ended up killing a good 10 point, 129 6/8. Finally got it back today. The thread title is...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-09-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
Push daggers are traditionally self defense. Even...

Push daggers are traditionally self defense. Even for that purpose, I personally consider them kind of a novelty.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-08-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
It was hard on the heart to cut them up… but you...

It was hard on the heart to cut them up… but you only cut up the ones with split limbs, delams, etc. Wouldn’t cut a shootable one.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-08-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,905
Posted By Jason Fry
I bought a 2007 Camry hybrid with my stimmy,...

I bought a 2007 Camry hybrid with my stimmy, before things got too stupid.

I also sold a 2004 Lancer today to a guy like you who was looking for a cash car for a HS kid.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-08-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
About all I can do is this… the cut on my 5 year...

About all I can do is this… the cut on my 5 year old’s finger he got from playing with one. His brother cut him with it lol.
...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-07-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
Finished the six. Worked on sheaths tonight....

Finished the six. Worked on sheaths tonight. Several ways to carry… neck carry from a lanyard… belt carry, or inside the pocket with a clip. I put some small rare earth magnets down in the sheaths to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6,188
Views: 379,498
Posted By Jason Fry
Grabbed this Specs Redemption single barrel store...

Grabbed this Specs Redemption single barrel store pic today.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220308/1242355216c5fa32d1facb93418f8515.jpg


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-05-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
Got them all polished to 400 and glued the...

Got them all polished to 400 and glued the arrows/heads in.

Also today is Fred Bear’s birthday.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,793
Posted By Jason Fry
I figure it’ll get tight again. Some of the...

I figure it’ll get tight again. Some of the supply chain stuff never resolved, now add some military mess and it’ll just get worse.

Gouging doesn’t exist. If someone is willing to pay, then...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jason Fry
Some good tips so far. Definitely 330 conibears....

Some good tips so far. Definitely 330 conibears. Find their runs or slides, or do the busted dam trick. Also they’re smart, you’ll catch all the dumb ones first then the last couple will be...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-05-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220305/2c67de4e...

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Bunch of handles laminated up and...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-05-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
Bear Razorhead minus the bleeders.

Bear Razorhead minus the bleeders.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-04-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
Y’all talked me into 6 more lol. Various parts of...

Y’all talked me into 6 more lol. Various parts of a ‘60 Kodiak and a ‘59 Alaskan. Maybe this one will go WIP after all.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-04-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
The trick is to find people that give you their...

The trick is to find people that give you their broken bows that aren’t good for anything LOL. I have enough respect for things not to cut up a shootable bow.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-04-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
They are lol. I posted one of these on one of the...

They are lol. I posted one of these on one of the Fred Bear FB pages, I think I could make quite a few and sell them no problem. The truth is though, there’s only one logo like that on each bow. I...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-04-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
Wait till the actual project comes around ;) ...

Wait till the actual project comes around ;)

Broadhead damascus. Bow riser handle.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-04-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jason Fry
Fred Bear push dagger

I’ve got a major Fred Bear project coming, but in the meantime I put together this cute/dangerous little guy.

The handle is made from parts of a 1959 bear Alaskan “Halloween” bow. The little...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-01-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jason Fry
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220301/8a7de76b...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220301/8a7de76b81e213600bd5a2d2c2ee6aa7.jpg

All done for now. Delivering to the engraver in a couple of weeks. Should be ready for Blade Show in Atlanta in...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-01-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jason Fry
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220301/21539eaa...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220301/21539eaa3a34f9926b110b68b0786fe2.jpg
Bingo. Just a flux, reheat and solder did the trick.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-01-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jason Fry
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220301/0d643cf5...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220301/0d643cf59a9a233979608c3164cc3615.jpg
Got the sheath pretty well done. Leather with goat leather overlay. Stainless steel sheath fittings.

And then…...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-27-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jason Fry
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220227/c1e3bdfd...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220227/c1e3bdfd240f2b3e8e4cb409fe1bdbdf.jpg

Finally etched the damascus.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-27-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jason Fry
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220227/dbdaee7f...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220227/dbdaee7f1ab28362059476d2a6cb912c.jpg

Ok… goat leather is glued on. Once it dries (and once I go get some black thread lol) I’ll baseball stitch the seam...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-27-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jason Fry
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220227/a2dfa50e...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220227/a2dfa50efcdc887077336e685a9926c1.jpg

First time to try my hand at a “tip and throat” style sheath. Leather core, stainless fittings. The core is going to...
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