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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The Blacktail should feel smoother considering...

The Blacktail should feel smoother considering that it is longer. It looks as if you are bonding with it.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning Yesterday, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I went to the more modern bows and gave them a...

I went to the more modern bows and gave them a two or three year test run. I did not find them more forgiving. I had a Halon 6, Halon 7, and a Hoyt RX3. The best that I can say for the Halon was...
Forum: Traditional 01-21-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By 60 Deluxe
No taboo, but extremely poor taste, imo. But as...

No taboo, but extremely poor taste, imo. But as they say, life would be dull if we all did things the same way.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Wait for a good rainy week. Lots of things get...

Wait for a good rainy week. Lots of things get easier after a rain.
Forum: Traditional 01-21-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It is hard to beat the Bear weatherest or a...

It is hard to beat the Bear weatherest or a feather rest.
Forum: Traditional 01-06-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I had a Montana for a couple of days once. I was...

I had a Montana for a couple of days once. I was not impressed. I've owned Grizzlies for years and they are pretty decent bows. It is a shame that you can't use those gift cards somewhere other...
Forum: Traditional 01-02-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By 60 Deluxe
As of this year, Blacktail will not build limbs...

As of this year, Blacktail will not build limbs for the Elite. It is a discontinued item. That is a nice bow. Should be about 40lbs at 28". That bow very well could have been built by Norm...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-30-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,366
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I had mine pretty well whipped until this year. ...

I had mine pretty well whipped until this year. Our juniper started pollinating in late October. I haven't seen one pop for several weeks now. It seems that the strong winds are bringing in a...
Forum: Traditional 12-29-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By 60 Deluxe
1965

1965
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,624
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Probably the cheapest way to get that work done...

Probably the cheapest way to get that work done is to pay someone $75 an hour to bring their tractor over and do the work. Good tractors are not light, and most people do not even have the proper...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,226
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Buy some livestock, if you are allowed to. It is...

Buy some livestock, if you are allowed to. It is a shame to waste all that gas and grass when you can do something productive with it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-22-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm not a fan of Briggs. I do have a generator...

I'm not a fan of Briggs. I do have a generator with one that starts first pull every time unless it has sat for months. I also bought a tiller many moons ago that used a quart of oil every time...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-21-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,451
Posted By 60 Deluxe
We don't have any debt so I suppose that we would...

We don't have any debt so I suppose that we would buy another ranch somewhere cool for a summer retreat and another place to hunt in the fall.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-21-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,668
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Dumbasses should have left your bows and just...

Dumbasses should have left your bows and just took the venison. That way you could get some more. Sorry for the troubles. Hope that you have good insurance and make some money on this deal. I...
Forum: Traditional 12-20-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Fingernail polish is substituted quite often for...

Fingernail polish is substituted quite often for Loctite thread locker. It is cheaper and you can steal it from the little lady, which makes it almost free. That is what I use to keep screw-in...
Forum: Traditional 12-20-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By 60 Deluxe
finger nail polish

finger nail polish
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 12-18-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If the neighbors have wheat or triticale and you...

If the neighbors have wheat or triticale and you don't, that is where your deer are. I used to be able to keep them here until the guy a mile south of me put in a center pivot. Now, if it rains,...
Forum: Traditional 12-15-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I would skip the 400s and go straight to 340s.

I would skip the 400s and go straight to 340s.
Forum: Traditional 12-15-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Rick, go grab a piece of wood that has been...

Rick, go grab a piece of wood that has been laying in the sun on a hot August afternoon. Then grab a piece of pipe and note the difference. The heat transfer rate for the two materials is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-15-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,227
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I got one last year. It was a young cat,...

I got one last year. It was a young cat, probably not much over a year old. I felt something watching me and turned to see this cat close enough to spit on. The thought went through my head that...
Forum: Traditional 12-13-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have its' right-handed brother that was built...

I have its' right-handed brother that was built in 2013. Sixty pounds also. Never been shot or even strung up. Probably won't now. Have fun with that thing and don't overdo it.
Forum: Traditional 12-13-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If I'm reading those specs right, that one...

If I'm reading those specs right, that one probably feels like a kid bow after using the sixty-four pounder. Nice bow! Enjoy.
Forum: Traditional 12-11-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By 60 Deluxe
About once a month is enough longbow for me.

About once a month is enough longbow for me.
Forum: Traditional 12-11-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good for you!

Good for you!
Forum: Traditional 12-09-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,350
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Most of us don't have to worry about shooting red...

Most of us don't have to worry about shooting red deer or fallow, so I guess that we are playing in a different league. You may not be doing that either, because your trad bow at less than 200 fps...
Forum: Traditional 12-09-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,350
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That is odd. You didn't share any numbers or say...

That is odd. You didn't share any numbers or say which compound that you have been using so I'm just guessing here. I had to step away from the seventy-pound compounds years ago. I found that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,388
Posted By 60 Deluxe
My wife has one and loves it. I agree with every...

My wife has one and loves it. I agree with every one of the observations. Tundra is the way to go.
Forum: Traditional 12-04-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
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: 1,202
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: 1,580
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: 26
Views: 1,484
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: 41
Views: 2,737
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: 2,869
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: 815
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: 859
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: 992
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: 585
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: 585
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: 1,739
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: 21
Views: 871
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: 2,088
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: 1,296
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: 692
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: 3,978
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: 1,139
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: 3,101
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: 1,139
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: 1,212
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: 1,956
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good luck.

Good luck.
Forum: Traditional 10-07-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
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...
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