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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-02-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By PigOPs
I have a 12.5" and I shoot animals out to 300...

I have a 12.5" and I shoot animals out to 300 yards regularly. I honestly think 18" is the sweet spot for most people and 20-22" is too long. If you're handloading you may can squeak out a little...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,609
Posted By PigOPs
I found some merino wool socks by a company...

I found some merino wool socks by a company called meriwool. That with some insulated neoprene boots keeps my feet pretty warm


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,609
Posted By PigOPs
That's a fair question. I am talking about the...

That's a fair question. I am talking about the coldest days we face. 20s-30s

I agree with the layering suggestion and actually do have some different brands of base layers.

I would really like...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,609
Posted By PigOPs
Staying warm in the treestand on a budget.

I would love to be able to afford first lite or sitka gear but I can't justify the money at this point in my life. Thought I would pull together some green screen experience on staying warm on a...
Forum: Traditional 06-22-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,617
Posted By PigOPs
Iíve been wanting to do this. Thought Iíd give it...

Iíve been wanting to do this. Thought Iíd give it a shot. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200623/5cf5bf671724c1a81e646a7e9dbcd9ee.jpg

1st: 1 3/4Ē
2nd: 7/8Ē
3rd: 1 1/4
Total: 3 7/8Ē

This...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-22-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 16,211
Posted By PigOPs
Just now finding this.. awesome work! Have you...

Just now finding this.. awesome work! Have you considered using bows from time to time to kill them. Would be good practice and it's a big enough pen that it wouldn't necessarily be easy.
Forum: Traditional 06-12-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 771
Posted By PigOPs
Satori Limbs

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770900

Make me an offer. Iím trying to buy new limbs
Forum: Traditional 08-06-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By PigOPs
Boss Longbow in the classifieds

Just a heads up.

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737220
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,425
Posted By PigOPs
Really?? I am in Meridian. Myatt didn’t show up...

Really?? I am in Meridian. Myatt didn’t show up on the pure gas website. Do you know what octane?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,425
Posted By PigOPs
Is Ethanol Free Worth The Hassle?

I recently purchased a Merc 4 stroke 15hp. It is the older model with a carb. Iíve read a lot on the pros of using E-free gas but best I can tell I live 45 minutes from the nearest station that sells...
Forum: Traditional 06-26-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 385,866
Posted By PigOPs
It says 47# @28". I'm pulling 55# @30ish if my...

It says 47# @28". I'm pulling 55# @30ish if my scale is reading accurately. It's certainly not cut to center but I'd have to measure what it is cut to...
Forum: Traditional 06-20-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 385,866
Posted By PigOPs
SHORT VERSION: I’m a pastor that has gone from...

SHORT VERSION:
I’m a pastor that has gone from hunting with an AR to building my own longbows and plan to stick some critters with this one.

LONG VERSION:
Sacajawea landed safely this morning...
Forum: Traditional 06-16-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 385,866
Posted By PigOPs
I sent my addy to Bisch last night. Excited to...

I sent my addy to Bisch last night. Excited to get the bow and wouldn’t have dreamed that I’d be first in line. My plan is to try and dust some pigs with it while it’s in my possession. I’ll work on...
Forum: Traditional 05-13-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,333
Posted By PigOPs
I didn't see me on the list?

I didn't see me on the list?
Forum: Traditional 05-07-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,333
Posted By PigOPs
I'm in

I'm in
Forum: Traditional 04-28-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 49,125
Posted By PigOPs
Look at this penetration. Iím running a 55#...

Look at this penetration. Iím running a 55# recurve at 30Ē with a 615 grain arrow with 300 up front. He was quartering hard away and swung the wrong way as I was pulling through my release. The...
Forum: Traditional 10-15-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 54,135
Posted By PigOPs
Thanks man! Sent from my iPhone using...

Thanks man!


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Forum: Traditional 10-15-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 54,135
Posted By PigOPs
Yup. You need a pretty strong wind and some...

Yup. You need a pretty strong wind and some moisture doesnít hurt either.


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Forum: Traditional 10-14-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 54,135
Posted By PigOPs
This will not be as impressive as that buck....

This will not be as impressive as that buck. Congrats on a fantastic buck!

Pig kill

https://youtu.be/RFP98OPeBaI

I tried to use an lumenock because Iíve lost a few arrows at night. My...
Forum: Traditional 09-14-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By PigOPs
School me on flemish twist backtwist

My first string was perfectly round and I'm having trouble making another. How many twists are you guys putting? are there any tips?
Forum: Traditional 09-12-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,005
Posted By PigOPs
Try raising a burr and then polishing the burr...

Try raising a burr and then polishing the burr off. I have used a leather strop to do this but I've heard a buffing wheel on a cheap bench grinder works wonders. Think I may try that next.

BTW I...
Forum: Traditional 09-10-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By PigOPs
Found some. Thanks!

Found some. Thanks!
Forum: Traditional 09-10-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By PigOPs
Anyone have some BlackMax 45# they wanna sell?

I am looking for a set of black max 2.0 as a back up set to what I have. Mediums or longs would be great. Let me know if you have some. Thanks!
Forum: Traditional 07-12-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By PigOPs
Sorry. Itís not past center. Itís from center. I...

Sorry. Itís not past center. Itís from center. I worded it wrong.


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Forum: Traditional 07-12-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By PigOPs
Stiff spine

I've dialed in my setup but on paper it seems like most people would think I'm using too stiff of a spine so I just wanted to throw this out there and see if I'm off base.

Bow: Hoyt Satori 19"...
Forum: Traditional 06-11-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 54,135
Posted By PigOPs
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180611/6eaca890...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180611/6eaca890ff8e60e6fc44e44c39f1a01a.jpg

#4


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Forum: Traditional 06-07-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By PigOPs
Sarrels Bows

Do you guys mind giving me the rundown on how the different models differ? I'd like to pick up one of his R/D longbows with a medium to high wrist grip. (Pistol grip?)

I've messaged him on...
Forum: Traditional 06-03-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 54,135
Posted By PigOPs
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180603/8c667203...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180603/8c667203f3c8e0ac47e7724b8b7266b5.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180603/595b988937c0aa77f444694f2fc8dd8f.jpg

Hereís my second and third kills...
Forum: Traditional 05-10-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 54,135
Posted By PigOPs
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180510/43baabee...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180510/43baabeebba6f322a79585532453e4b8.jpg

This is my first kill with the recurve. Stalked in to 10-15 yards and recovered her 40 yards away. Loving the stick...
Forum: Traditional 03-23-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By PigOPs
Form Analysis Por Favor

Trad Form 1 - YouTube

I am trying the tradbow for the first time after many years of shooting compound. I did a ton of research before I ever pulled the string back and know that it will be a long...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,292
Posted By PigOPs
Very cool! To me that's like killing a 150 class...

Very cool! To me that's like killing a 150 class buck.
Forum: It's All About the Video 03-04-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,283
Posted By PigOPs
Thanks y'all!! I have been wanting a pig like...

Thanks y'all!! I have been wanting a pig like that(with a bow) for a long time. Couldn't believe he came in during the day and I was able to video as well. I will remember this one for a long time!
Forum: It's All About the Video 02-27-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,283
Posted By PigOPs
Thanks guys! This video is blowing and going on...

Thanks guys! This video is blowing and going on YouTube so if you like it please like and share!!
Forum: It's All About the Video 02-27-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,283
Posted By PigOPs
Thanks man!

Thanks man!
Forum: It's All About the Video 02-27-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,283
Posted By PigOPs
02-26-18 Massive Boar with Sharp, Pointy Teeth

I Was Within 5 Yards of a Monster - YouTube

This may be my new favorite hunt I've captured on film. It is certainly my biggest bow hog to date. Unfortunately I broke my scale trying to weigh him....
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-26-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,334
Posted By PigOPs
I donít have anything to add except that it...

I donít have anything to add except that it breaks my heart that every time a lunatic commits a horrendous evil it sparks a debate instead of mourning. Kids die and we debate. That tears me up....
Forum: It's All About the Video 02-24-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By PigOPs
I believe itís the XA30. Itís the exact same...

I believe itís the XA30. Itís the exact same sensor as the G40. Just doesnít have the night feature or the handle.


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Forum: It's All About the Video 02-24-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By PigOPs
Yes sir. Itís a Canon VIXIA HF G40. Itís super...

Yes sir. Itís a Canon VIXIA HF G40. Itís super nice but lacks the night vision feature that Bradleyís has. I canít remember his model number off the top of my head.
Forum: It's All About the Video 02-24-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By PigOPs
02/23/18 Night hunting for pigs.

Bowhunting Pigs at Night with 4b_bowhunting_outdoors - YouTube

This is my second hunt with TBHíer Bradley. Check it out and let me know what you think. The shot is in the first half if you donít...
Forum: Traditional 02-10-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,539
Posted By PigOPs
Can any of you recommend a good ILF to start out...

Can any of you recommend a good ILF to start out with. I’m typically a buy once cry once kinda guy but, that being said, if there’s something excellent out there in the mid-priced range I’d love to...
Forum: It's All About the Video 02-10-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By PigOPs
Public Land VLOG Series

This is the 1st installment of a VLOG series I plan to do throughout 2018. I plan to scout/hunt several tracts of public land in Texas. This is something that I am really excited about and hope that...
Forum: It's All About the Video 02-08-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By PigOPs
Sniper hog lights. I love them. Sent from...

Sniper hog lights. I love them.


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Forum: It's All About the Video 02-08-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By PigOPs
02-08-18 Pigs are Callin'

Pigs are Calling - YouTube

If y'all would give me some input. I don't want my vids to be like everything else out there. What do you like and not like in a hunting vid?

Thanks for watching!!
Forum: It's All About the Video 01-10-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By PigOPs
Thanks guys! I use a Canon VIXIA HF G40. I really...

Thanks guys! I use a Canon VIXIA HF G40. I really like the features. Still getting used to everything but my wife is a professional photographer so she’s helping me learn the ropes.
Forum: It's All About the Video 01-10-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By PigOPs
01-09-18 Pig hunt at the proving grounds

I've been busy with the holidays but I have some exciting footage coming soon. Here is a quick hunt I filmed last night.


The Proving Grounds - YouTube...
Forum: It's All About the Video 12-05-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,816
Posted By PigOPs
Have Dominion Outdoors...

Have Dominion Outdoors (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCkI9VxKdhNXmLrkEAvrz3Q?view_as=public)

This is mine. I've just recently started but I have a lot of cool content planned.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 43,299
Posted By PigOPs
1650 +3 with a bow... now with moar vidgeo:...

1650 +3 with a bow... now with moar vidgeo: https://youtu.be/MSwXroG7u6A

Kill the Corn Thieves (https://youtu.be/MSwXroG7u6A)
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,397
Posted By PigOPs
I'm not sure... legs don't look like a lion,...

I'm not sure... legs don't look like a lion, musculature doesn't look like a yote. My guess is that it's some kind of dog. But I've seen my share of skinny yotes and none of them have had shoulder...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,307
Posted By PigOPs
For those wondering why the guide didn't shoot: ...

For those wondering why the guide didn't shoot:

1) These attacks happen in a split second. Remi Warren said that he's not sure he could've shot the bear that attacked the meateater crew even if he...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,671
Posted By PigOPs
Dude that 6.5 was awesome!! Sent from my...

Dude that 6.5 was awesome!!


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