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Forum: Traditional 06-27-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By RickBarbee
Rest assured - if I am there when he is there,...

Rest assured - if I am there when he is there, he'll be taking a dirt nap.

May never see him again either. Never know with these older boar.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-27-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By RickBarbee
Another Year ?

What y'all think ?

Give him one more year ? :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-24-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,269
Posted By RickBarbee
Prayers ^

Prayers ^
Forum: Traditional 06-12-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By RickBarbee
Yep. Briar is up for this week. Rick

Yep.

Briar is up for this week.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-11-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,882
Posted By RickBarbee
Awesome Bisch !!! Rick

Awesome Bisch !!!

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-11-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. :) Yeah, I know, but it can be purdy...

Thanks. :)

Yeah, I know, but it can be purdy for as long as it lasts.
Like I said, I was bored. LOL

Most of my bow fishing is done walking the bank anyway.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-11-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By RickBarbee
Riser & limbs are painted with Flex Seal. I...

Riser & limbs are painted with Flex Seal.
I printed the stickers onto some peel & stick vinyl.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-11-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By RickBarbee
Bow Fishing Bow Dress Up

It was really to hot to do much of anything today outside, but I was bored, and decided to fancy up my bowfishing bow. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-10-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By RickBarbee
Clear Fork of the Brazos river. We have 2 miles...

Clear Fork of the Brazos river.
We have 2 miles of it on our farm property.



I do too, but these AMS reels are safer, and easier to be accurate with because the line feeds out with very little...
Forum: Traditional 06-10-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By RickBarbee
I had it figured out when setting it up, that I...

I had it figured out when setting it up, that I would have to haul the fish in by hand, then wind the line back into the bottle.

I'm ok with that, because the ease, and safety in how these AMS...
Forum: Traditional 06-10-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By RickBarbee
I'm not overly impressed with the line retrieval...

I'm not overly impressed with the line retrieval on these reels, but it's ok. I am however very impressed with how they shoot.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-10-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,882
Posted By RickBarbee
I guess this counts. Today. A twofer....

I guess this counts.

Today.

A twofer. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-10-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By RickBarbee
Bow Fishing

I decided to bite the bullet, and get me an AMS bow fishing reel. I love it.

Went this morning, but went to late, and it got to hot to stay real quick.

Two for two. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-10-2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By RickBarbee
Nice !!!

Nice !!!
Forum: Traditional 06-08-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By RickBarbee
Nice one. Gonna be tough to beat. Rick

Nice one.

Gonna be tough to beat.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-05-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By RickBarbee
Especially out here in this shinnery jungle. :D ...

Especially out here in this shinnery jungle. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-05-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By RickBarbee
Trad First Shot Challenge Week 23 2022

Because squirrels are fun. :)

Squirrels seldom give you an easy shot.
So, same game as last week with a little less squirrel to shoot at.

Draw or print this squirrel on an 8.5" X 11" paper. ...
Forum: Traditional 06-04-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. :) I can hardly resist these kind of...

Thanks. :)

I can hardly resist these kind of shot calls. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks Ellis. :) I was hanging it higher,...

Thanks Ellis. :)

I was hanging it higher, but Spencer was yelling:
" To high, To High, TO HIGH !!! " :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By RickBarbee
Gotta eat

Pigs will eat just about anything.
I guess this little pig is trying to decide whether or not he wants to try finishing off the piece the bigger pigs left. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By RickBarbee
I have been laying off waiting on my new limbs, ...

I have been laying off waiting on my new limbs,
but I just couldn't resist this one. Broke his neck.

Grandson was off paper, but that shot was pretty good considering he hasn't shot in several...
Forum: Traditional 05-29-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By RickBarbee
Hard to tell from pictures, but it does indeed...

Hard to tell from pictures, but it does indeed look twisted.

Before you do anything: Take the string off, and rub some vaseline on the loops, then string it up on the bow, and see if things go...
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Now I just need my new super hook limbs to get...

Now I just need my new super hook limbs to get here next month from Backwoods Composites, and I can really get set up for some pig stickin. :)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
The next pictures & (video) will be of me...

The next pictures & (video) will be of me shooting a pig from it. Hopefully sometime real soon.

With what I saw from the goings on around it today, I could probably successfully hunt from it this...
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
A cheap $30 black office chair rolls around in...

A cheap $30 black office chair rolls around in the blind easily, and very quietly.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
These next three windows open up to the north X...

These next three windows open up to the north X east, east, and south x east.

They are my secondaries looking out into the cultivation which is opposite of the blind from the feeder.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
These first three widows open up to the north X...

These first three widows open up to the north X west, west, and south x west. They are my primaries.

The feeder is only 12 yards from the blind, but it throws directional, parallel to these...
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Got my roof coated with white flex seal. Makes it...

Got my roof coated with white flex seal. Makes it stronger, AND makes it a lot cooler inside the blind.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-28-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
The deer, and pigs are already sucking up the...

The deer, and pigs are already sucking up the corn at the feeder. I ran it a lot yesterday when I set it, and then it ran again at 7 this morning.

When I got over there earlier today to do my last...
Forum: Traditional 05-26-2022, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By RickBarbee
:D True story: Quite some years ago, I...

:D

True story:

Quite some years ago, I had a buddy just getting into archery.

He was outside practicing (with satelite broadheads), when he decide to launch one straight up (yeah he was a...
Forum: Traditional 05-26-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Got the feeder set today. I'm going to go do...

Got the feeder set today.

I'm going to go do some final shot window clearing, and curtain work.

Will take more pictures at that time.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-25-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
:D Thanks. I was serious too. The wood...

:D

Thanks.

I was serious too. The wood I used was crappy as could be, and not a straight board in the whole lot.

It was a rough 20 mile trailer ride to where I put it, and my son don't know...
Forum: Traditional 05-25-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Got it set. I might do some brush in later...

Got it set.

I might do some brush in later on, but I don't really think I need it.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-25-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Blind is water tight, light tight, and almost air...

Blind is water tight, light tight, and almost air tight.

We only got 1/2" rain here at the house. Judging by what I was watching on the radar, I doubt the farm, or your place got much more than...
Forum: Traditional 05-24-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
It's here, and raining heavy, but it's gonna have...

It's here, and raining heavy, but it's gonna have to last a while to get any significant runoff. Looks like it might.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-24-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
We're getting just enough rain to dampen the...

We're getting just enough rain to dampen the ground, and freshen things up a bit. No runoff rain at all.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-24-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
It's ready to go. Going to take it, and the...

It's ready to go.

Going to take it, and the feeder to the farm, and get it all set up tomorrow.
After that, there will be some pig sticking going in a matter of a few more days.

Although, the...
Forum: Traditional 05-24-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Pouring rain this morning, but I managed to get...

Pouring rain this morning, but I managed to get the rubber horse stall mats cut, and onto the floor. Makes it real quiet to walk & move around on.

Now all I have left to do is the weather...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. It'll just set on the ground. I...

Thanks.

It'll just set on the ground.
I want things as easy as I can make them for when taking grandkids with me.

Plus, I'm getting old. The less climbing I have to do the better off I am. :D...
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
I used black lawn & garden shade screen for the...

I used black lawn & garden shade screen for the curtains.
Works even better than I expected it to.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Got the widow curtains done. You can see out...

Got the widow curtains done.
You can see out from the inside, but you can't see in from the outside. :)

Widow seals, and rubber floor mat, and she'll be ready to set.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-22-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Some fellers build them a man cave to drink beer,...

Some fellers build them a man cave to drink beer, and watch TV.

I build mine to hunt from. :D

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-22-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Thanks. :) Thanks. :) Once I get...

Thanks. :)



Thanks. :)

Once I get it set in the shade inside a tree mot with some brush around it, I don't think the animals will pay any attention to it.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Roof is on. It's multiple layers of black...

Roof is on. It's multiple layers of black plastic.
All trimmed, caulked, and anchored with 1" X 2" boards around the sides.

Also did a little final contrast/breakup pattern painting.

All I...
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
I was running out of black paint, so the inside...

I was running out of black paint, so the inside coverage is thin & streaky. Won't matter. :-)

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Got it all painted. Outside green, with a...

Got it all painted.

Outside green, with a black broken pattern covering the window openings, and all black on the inside.

The idea there is, that when a window is opened, the appearance isn't...
Forum: Traditional 05-19-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
I'm also looking around for a small solar...

I'm also looking around for a small solar generator.

Going to use it for permanent installed lighting, AND I may put one of those little battery powered portable evaporative coolers in it.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-19-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By RickBarbee
Progress update: Got all of the framing...

Progress update:

Got all of the framing done, including the umbrella trusses for the roof.

Got the door, and all of the windows installed, and trimmed. Got it all caulked up inside & out.
...
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By RickBarbee
I don't own one, but have a buddy who has a...

I don't own one, but have a buddy who has a couple, and I've shot both.
Great bows. Jim Neaves is a good friend of mine, and his bow engineering & craftsmanship are as good as it gets.

Rick
Forum: Traditional 05-17-2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By RickBarbee
DAP Rapid Fuse. Rick

DAP Rapid Fuse.

Rick
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