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Forum: Traditional 12-04-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have been tiptoeing into the FMJ shafts. I've...

I have been tiptoeing into the FMJ shafts. I've carried them on hunts for several years now and recently picked up another half dozen for practice. They are so expensive that my frugal self may...
Forum: Traditional 11-30-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Super easy to find a spine that works for your...

Super easy to find a spine that works for your bow. If you like a heavy hunting arrow, you have a head start in building it because you can get shafts with more grains per inch. Penetration is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,368
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I just sold a 52hp and bought a 116hp. The jump...

I just sold a 52hp and bought a 116hp. The jump in fuel consumption was not linear with the jump in horsepower. I went from two gallons an hour to about seven. No more than I use the tractor, the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,193
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Call a hotshot service. I hauled a lot of...

Call a hotshot service. I hauled a lot of tractors around west Texas for folks that needed them serviced or delivering rentals.
Forum: Traditional 11-23-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,763
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I would. Our deer are not all that great this...

I would. Our deer are not all that great this year. Seeing lots of busted up antlers and the deer are pretty lean. I shot a buck last Thursday and was surprised that there was no kidney fat in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,769
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I worked in the industry for forty years. Can't...

I worked in the industry for forty years. Can't begin to count, or remember even, how many times I have seen this idea fail. The big packers have a stranglehold on the end customers. It is going to...
Forum: Traditional 11-20-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Wet leather is stretchy and will conform to odd...

Wet leather is stretchy and will conform to odd shapes. I use thin leather, cut it to width but leave a little long, wet it, wrap it around the grip, then use an Ace bandage to wrap the leather and...
Forum: Traditional 11-16-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Once you get used to that bow and after the...

Once you get used to that bow and after the string settles in, you will figure out what the bow likes. If your bow is tolerant within a range, just remember that lower brace height means a longer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 983
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I had a camo face mask on this evening sitting...

I had a camo face mask on this evening sitting backed into a juniper bush. I had three does and a little one looking directly at me from five to six yards and they didn't spook until I moved to draw...
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I do that too. I also actually have a measuring...

I do that too. I also actually have a measuring stick that I use for placement of the second loop. That has helped me hit length much more consistently.
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I use 14 strands for B55 and for UltraCam. If I...

I use 14 strands for B55 and for UltraCam. If I have to wrap a layer of floss over the serving for the nocks to fit, that is no big deal. I put a drop of Loctite 420 on the floss and it will last...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,711
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I am a morning person. I hate the changing twice...

I am a morning person. I hate the changing twice a year. It also really irritated me when they bumped back reverting to standard time into November. I like to get my day started early. I also like...
Forum: Traditional 11-08-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've been using the Bearpaw for close to ten...

I've been using the Bearpaw for close to ten years now. I'm on my third one. They also make a summer glove for less money. I bought one of those and it was too thin for me so I gave it away. The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,072
Posted By 60 Deluxe
We have both. I love my Tundra. I have no love...

We have both. I love my Tundra. I have no love for the Tacoma. It has too much road noise and is underpowered. My wife is used to it and likes it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The aerator has been used for a long time to...

The aerator has been used for a long time to flash off the sulfur odor. You were just slow to embrace the technology. I'm hoping that your water is soft enough to utilize a water softener...
Forum: Traditional 10-19-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The limb may be out of alignment. I forget if...

The limb may be out of alignment. I forget if the satori can be adjusted from left to right. Take a quick look to see if there are some adjustment screws on the fades.
Forum: Traditional 10-18-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,539
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Great deer! Congrats. You remind me that I have...

Great deer! Congrats. You remind me that I have a problem. I let every nice buck walk because I want their genetics spread to our area deer. I should probably come up with a different plan....
Forum: Traditional 10-14-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By 60 Deluxe
With a little care, taking a bow apart doesn't...

With a little care, taking a bow apart doesn't change things on reassembly. You do have to clip or loop the string together so that it can't unwind and also be sure that the tiller locking screws...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,091
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Our county asks that we notify the Sheriff's...

Our county asks that we notify the Sheriff's office before burning. I don't do that when I light the burn barrel but will call for a brush pile. My neighbors have been great to deal with. We have...
Forum: Traditional 10-13-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Those bows come apart for a reason. The original...

Those bows come apart for a reason. The original reason was for portability. If you don't want to carry the Satori around, you could pick up a used riser and limbs or even buy a Tbow riser and some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I love dead cow. Or at least certain parts of it.

I love dead cow. Or at least certain parts of it.
Forum: Traditional 10-09-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,936
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good luck.

Good luck.
Forum: Traditional 10-07-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I had to look twice to see what in the daylights...

I had to look twice to see what in the daylights you were talking about. Yep, that 45@ 25 could be a 54@28. Then add on another five to six pounds for draw length adjustment. I have a set of limbs...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,593
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That is an awesome first deer.

That is an awesome first deer.
Forum: Traditional 10-03-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,571
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The last time that I saw bucks, they were still...

The last time that I saw bucks, they were still in the bachelor group. As early as it is, if you see one, you may get your pick of four or five.
Forum: Traditional 10-02-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 1,082
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have a bow just like that one. I'll bet that...

I have a bow just like that one. I'll bet that she didn't take too many shots with it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,631
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Nope, not the way I hunt. I have no plan for...

Nope, not the way I hunt. I have no plan for dealing with rain and it is pretty soggy this morning.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Loaner tool and a good impact wrench. About...

Loaner tool and a good impact wrench. About three hours for the first side and about an hour for the second. I bought the tool and it has paid for itself several times over.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I broadcast oats the first year that I had my...

I broadcast oats the first year that I had my field ready. It was cleared after the Wildcat Wildfire. I put out about 80 pounds per acre and then very lightly ran the disc over it. Within a month...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You can't afford it, unless you have oil money.

You can't afford it, unless you have oil money.
Forum: Traditional 09-27-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That is the way that I hunt most of the time. ...

That is the way that I hunt most of the time. Enjoy your day and try to think about how an old time hunter would go about it. A couple of things may happen. You may get closer to a deer than you...
Forum: Traditional 09-26-2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,565
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I think that your arrows are too stiff. Remember...

I think that your arrows are too stiff. Remember that longbows tend to make an arrow act stiff. Then consider that a 40 pound bow usually takes a 600 spine. So, you are taking a too stiff spine...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2021, 05:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,966
Posted By 60 Deluxe
From what I was reading last night, I lean more...

From what I was reading last night, I lean more towards hyper inflation than staying level or coming down. Look for higher taxation as well. The taxation is necessary just to keep the social...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Ask if they provide a warranty deed and an...

Ask if they provide a warranty deed and an insurance policy. If it is a contract for deed, run.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,381
Posted By 60 Deluxe
What is the red P that is lit up? Parking brake...

What is the red P that is lit up? Parking brake of some sort? I know that many of the newer machines are drive by wire and will not move until the seat belt, brake (if one), and any other...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,286
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If there is a First Financial Bank where you...

If there is a First Financial Bank where you live, they are good folks. Texans helping Texans. Bank of America left us high and dry when they pulled up stakes and left San Angelo. We already had a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,180
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I think that you will like your 5055. If it is...

I think that you will like your 5055. If it is anything like my 5205, it will sip the fuel and surprise you with how much work it can do.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,180
Posted By 60 Deluxe
This is an old thread. A lot has changed in the...

This is an old thread. A lot has changed in the tractor world since Covid hit. I've been looking for over a month now. Good clean used tractors that are priced right will sell in a day. There are...
Forum: Traditional 08-30-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By 60 Deluxe
What bow is it that you are shooting? It sounds...

What bow is it that you are shooting? It sounds rather finicky to me. Put two more of those puffs in and your bow should be back to normal. Or put a little lighter tip on the arrow. Increasing...
Forum: Traditional 08-26-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have the Samick R3 limbs and smile every time...

I have the Samick R3 limbs and smile every time that I use that bow. Someone had three sets of them for sale a week or so ago for cheap. Check the classifieds on the trad sites. They are weighed...
Forum: Traditional 08-22-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Most of the custom bowyers use a two part epoxy...

Most of the custom bowyers use a two part epoxy finish on the bows that is tough as nails. You can still chip it or ding it, but there is no comparison to the finishes put on the classic bows. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,820
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The old saying, "when it rains, it pours", isn't...

The old saying, "when it rains, it pours", isn't just about Morton salt. Sorry for your troubles. It sounds as if it is time to turn the cattle into that hay patch.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,237
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Their tower building crews are way ahead of the...

Their tower building crews are way ahead of the power companies getting transformers and meters set. We now have power to this one. The electricians were here a few weeks ago and said that this one...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,237
Posted By 60 Deluxe
See if Nextlink is operating in your county. We...

See if Nextlink is operating in your county. We are four miles away from a tower and it has been like night and day compared to Hughesnet. Soon to get better as we hosted a tower on our property...
Forum: Traditional 08-12-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Bob has been building some pretty awesome looking...

Bob has been building some pretty awesome looking bows using spalted limb veneers. The Blueridge is a darn good platform to begin with, so I'm guessing that your bow will do everything that you want...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-12-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,308
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Atypical. We've had more laughs from this show...

Atypical. We've had more laughs from this show than most comedies.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Unless your well is iffy, go with a conventional...

Unless your well is iffy, go with a conventional set-up. The reason that I say this is because when you get an electronic controlled pump starter and vfd, they may or may not start on a generator. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Ice makers are pretty finicky about the water...

Ice makers are pretty finicky about the water being used in them. If you have any hardness at all, the calcium will build up and they won't dump correctly. We have that type of water so our home...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,939
Posted By 60 Deluxe
None of them. I've been in the country for...

None of them. I've been in the country for twenty-five years now and simply cannot imagine living even in a small town.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,943
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Congrats on having grass. We would gladly take...

Congrats on having grass. We would gladly take some of your too wet to mow problem.
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