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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2022, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Onski69
I got my archery elk tags yesterday. Not a very...

I got my archery elk tags yesterday. Not a very good unit. Had leftovers last year. 0 points. Figure it's barely 1 step above an OTC unit. lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 685,611
Posted By Onski69
If you're a non-resident and apply in Wyoming and...

If you're a non-resident and apply in Wyoming and plan to hunt public ground, don't you need a 'guide'?
Forum: Traditional 05-04-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By Onski69
Ugh. Thank you. We're out of town for the 4th and...

Ugh. Thank you. We're out of town for the 4th and I was really looking forward to a shoot this month. Unfortunately Chester is a little too far to drive. Wife limits me to a few hour drive from Ft...
Forum: Traditional 05-03-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By Onski69
TBOT May 14-15th Glen Rose date move?

So the Glen Rose shoot on the 14th and 15th of this month moved to July 2nd and 3rd? That's not a typo?
Forum: 3D/Tournament 05-01-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By Onski69
Ok, thank you. Looking forward to giving it a shot

Ok, thank you. Looking forward to giving it a shot
Forum: 3D/Tournament 04-28-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By Onski69
Much appreciated. And I was informed on another...

Much appreciated. And I was informed on another site I mis-labeled it. The Pro/Am moved to LA. This I guess is just a regional shoot.
Forum: 3D/Tournament 04-27-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By Onski69
What are the classes?

What are the classes?
Forum: 3D/Tournament 04-27-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By Onski69
ASA Pro/Am Shoot Paris, TX question

Can you shoot multiple classes in one of these events? Looking to attend the Paris, TX shoot towards the end of next month. Never shot an ASA event but would like to shoot a Men's 30 Pins and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By Onski69
lol...you make it sound sooo simple. :D

lol...you make it sound sooo simple. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By Onski69
I don't have that kind of cheddar right now. 2...

I don't have that kind of cheddar right now. 2 little kids just starting school and wife finishing up her Master's degree and I'm the sole income and run my own business. Good advice for when the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2022, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By Onski69
Thanks guys. I've heard some are a little more...

Thanks guys. I've heard some are a little more 'in-depth' than what I need right now but ETrade and Ameritrade have come up often for easy to use sites.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By Onski69
want to start playing stocks

Looking for suggestions on apps/firms/online trading for first timer. Just wanting to start playing around with stock trading. Not getting in deep, just get my toes wet in the kiddie pool. What's an...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 04-20-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,626
Posted By Onski69
Last year my brother and I went up for the first...

Last year my brother and I went up for the first time. Did a backpack OTC elk archery hunt. Serious learning experience. Thought we were prepared and for the most part we were but there's a lot of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 685,611
Posted By Onski69
I put in for mine but have never done it before....

I put in for mine but have never done it before. Didn't know I could put in for a preference point first and possibly get drawn on a 2nd or 3rd unit of choice. Oh well, going either way. OTC more...
Forum: Traditional 04-19-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By Onski69
What Bisch said is basically what most all my...

What Bisch said is basically what most all my bows like to shoot. I may tinker with tip weight just a bit to fine tune but that's about spot on.
Forum: Traditional 04-11-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By Onski69
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,361
Posted By Onski69
Ewww...said no one ever!

Ewww...said no one ever!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2022, 11:01 AM
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Views: 16,148
Posted By Onski69
Prayers for Tina and the family

Prayers for Tina and the family
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,768
Posted By Onski69
I use to use one when I first started a year ago....

I use to use one when I first started a year ago. Since then my form has changed a few times and for about the past 6 months, I have not used one. On a very low brace height longbow I still will...
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Onski69
I use to shoot full length BE Vintage arrows. 34"...

I use to shoot full length BE Vintage arrows. 34" long. Had them in 600's through 400's for different bows. I used stock inserts and 150g up front. They shot well but I've been experimenting with...
Forum: Traditional 03-10-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Onski69
I start at 10, then 15 and finally 20. If they're...

I start at 10, then 15 and finally 20. If they're doing well at 20, I'll try 30 just for grins. I've had a few setups that'll do that distance nicely but most become erratic which I blame on my form...
Forum: Traditional 03-01-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Onski69
I messed around a good bit with this a while...

I messed around a good bit with this a while back. If your overall arrow weight remains the same but your FOC is different, I didn't notice any real difference in gap. Obviously, if you just add...
Forum: Traditional 02-22-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,179
Posted By Onski69
I screwed around with a tab vs glove on my chrono...

I screwed around with a tab vs glove on my chrono last year (I'm a tab shooter but just for grins) and I seem to remember for me it was a couple fps slower using a glove rather than a tab. I tried a...
Forum: Traditional 02-20-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Onski69
Didn't get to go yesterday but made it out today....

Didn't get to go yesterday but made it out today. These things are a blast! Met a whole different bunch of people and just as nice as last weekend. Everyone's super! Can't wait for Cowtown!
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
From what I've seen they do. Looks like most past...

From what I've seen they do. Looks like most past shoots had scoring for them unless there wasn't any turnout for the class.
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
They posted them on Facebook yesterday.

They posted them on Facebook yesterday.
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Onski69
I did go last weekend, Sunday to be exact but I...

I did go last weekend, Sunday to be exact but I couldn't stay around for the finale which I wish I would have now because I ended up getting 3rd in the longbow class and 6th in the recurve class. I...
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Onski69
Is it a California start? How late each day...

Is it a California start?
How late each day does it go to?
Forum: Traditional 02-15-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Onski69
I might get crucified for this but the Black...

I might get crucified for this but the Black Hunter's a pretty solid starter bows. And I have one of those Satori knock-offs (TAOW) that I really, really love. Totally fell in love with the whole ILF...
Forum: Traditional 02-15-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Onski69
I was exactly where you were at a year ago. Got...

I was exactly where you were at a year ago. Got bit by the bug hard and fell in love with collecting vintage bows. Now I've got 14 and barely shoot my 2 compounds. I started with a Sage but the Black...
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
Ok, very cool. Thank you. I realize everyone has...

Ok, very cool. Thank you. I realize everyone has other lives and day jobs, I just didn't know if I was looking in the right place or not. ;)b
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
Just wanted to say thanks to all for the...

Just wanted to say thanks to all for the hospitality yesterday. I was able to make it out and shoot and had an absolute blast! Can't wait to shoot at some more events. Met some great people; Curtis,...
Forum: Traditional 02-10-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
Thank you for the feedback. I'm going to get out...

Thank you for the feedback. I'm going to get out there, just trying to schedule with the wife which day. Probably try for Sunday as it looks like it'll be a little warmer.

I guess I'm going to...
Forum: Traditional 02-10-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
Can anyone tell me about what range or the max...

Can anyone tell me about what range or the max range the Men's class shoots from or out to?
Forum: Traditional 02-09-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I think you...

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
I think you answered most all my questions. I really appreciate it.
Are the distances marked or do you have to guess what they are and what are the typical...
Forum: Traditional 02-09-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Onski69
16% to 18% would be nice. The Vintage I have are...

16% to 18% would be nice. The Vintage I have are 34" with 150g tips and 14g inserts and to get more up front, it'll add to an already hefty arrow. I tried cutting them back to 30" and that helped get...
Forum: Traditional 02-09-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Onski69
Gold Tip Velocity arrow feedback

Looking for some feedback from anyone that shoots or have shot the Velocity arrows from Gold Tip out of their single strings. I currently shoot the Vintage by Black Eagle and looking to switch for a...
Forum: Traditional 02-08-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
So do I need to be there first thing Saturday...

So do I need to be there first thing Saturday morning to sign up or can I just show up whenever and shoot whenever? Do I have to be there Sunday? Wife has plans for us Sunday that's why I ask.
...
Forum: Traditional 02-08-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Onski69
I've never been to one but thinking of giving it...

I've never been to one but thinking of giving it a shot. Never been to any archery competition for that matter. How does it work? Do I need to be there at a certain time to sign in or just show up at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By Onski69
Thanks for asking that question. I've often...

Thanks for asking that question. I've often wondered what the meaning behind that one was myself. Seemed a little odd that this guy at least shows up to the wedding that others wouldn't come to but...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-07-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Onski69
There's a lot of discussion in the trad world...

There's a lot of discussion in the trad world about bleeders vs non and they shoot very low fpe setups. Check out some of the podcasts but bottom line is bleeders do seem to be preferred.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,145
Posted By Onski69
I've been trying to figure out a system to do a...

I've been trying to figure out a system to do a timed protein feeder that's gravity fed, trap door that only is open during daylight hours. I feel it would help to 'influence' the deer to feed during...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,539
Posted By Onski69
Spyderco Delica here

Spyderco Delica here
Forum: 3D/Tournament 01-03-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,456
Posted By Onski69
Do you have to be a Cowtown Member to compete?

Do you have to be a Cowtown Member to compete?
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-10-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,198
Posted By Onski69
Great advice. I try and do at least a gallon a...

Great advice. I try and do at least a gallon a day. I work outside so that's not hard to do on hot days. I'll definitely try and double that supplemented with electrolytes for at least the first few...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-04-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,198
Posted By Onski69
Yeah, I'm kinda worried about that. We vacationed...

Yeah, I'm kinda worried about that. We vacationed in Taos one year and stayed at 8,000'. 2nd day there I decided to go for a jog. Got gassed fast. Had a hangover-style headache and nausea for the...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-03-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,198
Posted By Onski69
My brother is tagging along. Thanks for the...

My brother is tagging along. Thanks for the advice ag111, I feel like I'm in pretty good shape but I fully expect to get the crap knocked out of me. lol. We're planning for that. Nothing terribly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By Onski69
Very interesting watch. Going through the same...

Very interesting watch. Going through the same ordeal myself about an out west hunt later this year. Thanks for the post.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-25-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,198
Posted By Onski69
I'll give OnX another shot. I tried it last year...

I'll give OnX another shot. I tried it last year for a bit on the 7 day free trial and wasn't terribly impressed but I was using it here locally on my own land so I didn't dive too deep into the...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-22-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,198
Posted By Onski69
Much appreciated. As of right now, I'm only...

Much appreciated. As of right now, I'm only really using Goggle Earth and the Colorado Hunting Atlas to e-scout areas. More or less trying to find a good GPS service to e-scout and then use for...
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