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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2019, 08:48 AM
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Posted By jp_over
+1 on jaspermac's info. I also found this...

+1 on jaspermac's info.

I also found this old thread which discusses blue paint markings:
https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=260338

And this: ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By jp_over
OK, settled on a temporary / low cost fix. I...

OK, settled on a temporary / low cost fix.

I put 3 cheap (thin metal, but US made) "no trespassing / private property" signs up on the property line by the road. This way, if they get torn town...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By jp_over
Man, that's a tough and expensive lesson. ...

Man, that's a tough and expensive lesson.

BrokenJ,

Yes, fencing will be priority 1 after we get started on the build.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By jp_over
Yes, this was a concern of mine which is why I...

Yes, this was a concern of mine which is why I considered engineer tape (white, wide, easy to see).

DirtyDave,

No urgency other than hunting season starts soon. I'm just trying to make sure a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By jp_over
Well, I appreciate the honest feedback. It would...

Well, I appreciate the honest feedback. It would be a bit of trouble and money I'd rather save.

I think I'm going to scale down my plan to putting some "no trespassing" signs on the property near...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By jp_over
Thanks for all the feedback. I like the...

Thanks for all the feedback.

I like the idea of using mason's twine but am not sure I'll be able to get a 1495' run with it through the woods. I have to make sure the property line is sound as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By jp_over
Marking off raw land boundaries, advice on plan

Friends,

We're breaking ground next year on 16 acres but in the mean time I think I need to mark my boundary lines. I know this won't keep people off but at least they'll know they're crossing a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 989
Posted By jp_over
RiverRat1 - thanks for the honest feedback on the...

RiverRat1 - thanks for the honest feedback on the survey bid. I plan on getting some local quotes as well (hopefully more reasonable). The folks who gave me the quote are out of the area and I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 989
Posted By jp_over
Arrowthreat - that's good to know about your...

Arrowthreat - that's good to know about your first hand experience. I have space for burn piles especially if it keeps costs down and speeds up the process. Sounds like I need to re-think the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 989
Posted By jp_over
Just got an estimate on having a licensed...

Just got an estimate on having a licensed surveyor flag it all the way through the woods on the S, E, and N boundaries: $4,500. This is the same surveyor who did the initial survey to subdivide the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 989
Posted By jp_over
Thanks for all the good advice. I've also...

Thanks for all the good advice.

I've also considered contracting a "forestry mulcher" to clear the lanes which should make a path which is ready to be bush hogged for maintenance without the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 989
Posted By jp_over
Lots of great suggestions all around, thanks!

Lots of great suggestions all around, thanks!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 989
Posted By jp_over
Dushon & RiverRat1 - no line of site so doing...

Dushon & RiverRat1 - no line of site so doing some chainsaw work sounds like priority one.

Arrowthreat - thanks for the feedback. I haven't thought about bulldozing it but that sounds like a fair...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,936
Posted By jp_over
I ended up with a palm hat from Master Hatters of...

I ended up with a palm hat from Master Hatters of Texas (made is Mexico) and palms from Sunbody (Guatemala) for the ladies in my family:

https://www.sunbody.com/index.cfm/product/464_51/reata.cfm...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 989
Posted By jp_over
Fence Planning Advice, Raw Land

Friends,

I need some advice on how to proceed with fencing my land.

I'm looking at 5 strand barbed wire for the S, N, and E boundaries. The fence purposes are (prioritized):
1) designate my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,936
Posted By jp_over
Old thread but still lots of good info. How's...

Old thread but still lots of good info. How's what you chose holding up?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,644
Posted By jp_over
SaltwaterSlick - thanks for the detailed feedback...

SaltwaterSlick - thanks for the detailed feedback on Honda. Great story! It's hard for me to imagine a UTV capable of hauling a cow. Very cool.

SFAbowhunter, Traildust, Burntorange Bowhunter,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,644
Posted By jp_over
jdavidson - thanks, I haven't looked at those but...

jdavidson - thanks, I haven't looked at those but will add it to the list.

wdixon - thanks for the +1 and model #. Looks like quite a few folks recommend them. Definitely one of my top...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,644
Posted By jp_over
AntlerCollector - thanks for the +1! bownut...

AntlerCollector - thanks for the +1!

bownut - good to know, thanks!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,644
Posted By jp_over
Mr. Whiskers - thanks, I'll give those a look. ...

Mr. Whiskers - thanks, I'll give those a look.

Marine - thanks for the confirmation on Honda's equipment. Good to know!

Bowtech38 - another thanks for the confirmation. I also appreciate the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,644
Posted By jp_over
Side by side recommendation- blank page

Friends,

We’re buying and building on 16 acres of raw land and I’m going to purchase a side by side (a tractor also, but that’s another conversation) for keeping up the place. Priority goes to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
ByronB, Sorry to hear about your loss.

ByronB,

Sorry to hear about your loss.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
Sounds like a great set of pups!

Sounds like a great set of pups!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 962
Posted By jp_over
Welcome Tyler!

Welcome Tyler!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
Wow, small world. My mother-in-law lives in...

Wow, small world. My mother-in-law lives in White Oak and my wife taught at Spring Hill for 10 years before we met. We likely have some friends in common already.

I've added you to my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,557
Posted By jp_over
+1, and made in the USA ;)b;)b

+1, and made in the USA ;)b;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,557
Posted By jp_over
Any update on what you decided on? I forgot to...

Any update on what you decided on? I forgot to mention Boker in my previous post; great knives.

https://www.bokerusa.com/pocketknives/boker-manufaktur/classic-knives/stockman-stag-117474hh
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
Indeed, welcome Paul!

Indeed, welcome Paul!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
No, not a native but I married one. I like the...

No, not a native but I married one. I like the saying: "I'm not from Texas but I got here as fast as I could." :D

I'm originally from a little town near Baton Rouge, LA but haven't lived there...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
Yes indeed - I sold my 2000 Tundra 4x4 a while...

Yes indeed - I sold my 2000 Tundra 4x4 a while back and upgraded to this little dandy:
944160

Here's the previous 2000 all dressed up for Canada and Alaska. I'd still be driving this one if I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
I don't but thanks for the heads up about your...

I don't but thanks for the heads up about your classified listing; I'll check it out.;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
We'll be close to Longview / Gilmer. I hope to...

We'll be close to Longview / Gilmer. I hope to close the deal on around 30 acres in the next few weeks so we can start building.

If all goes well we'll be up and running with a full garden,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
Wow - much obliged for the warm welcome! No...

Wow - much obliged for the warm welcome!

No deer in East Texas? I must have been hallucinating all those times I've seen them sneaking around the mother-in-law's place! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
That's good to know. I'm still getting educated...

That's good to know. I'm still getting educated on the breed and appreciate all the feedback. I'll send a PM in a moment (post count was too low earlier).
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 01-29-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,849
Posted By jp_over
Great looking catch!

Great looking catch!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
Thanks friends - much appreciated!

Thanks friends - much appreciated!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By jp_over
Same question - subscribed!

Same question - subscribed!
Forum: Photography 01-29-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,853
Posted By jp_over
Great pic!

Great pic!
Forum: Photography 01-29-2019, 02:06 PM
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Views: 1,355
Posted By jp_over
;)b Wow!

;)b Wow!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 917
Posted By jp_over
New Member, Intro

Friends,

I haven't bow hunted in several decades but joined here to possibly get back into the sport as we look forward to retiring in East Texas. Looks like there is lots of other great info...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By jp_over
Good questions and info - subscribed!

Good questions and info - subscribed!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
Ron - great info, thanks for sharing. I never...

Ron - great info, thanks for sharing. I never would have guessed resurrecting this old thread would provide such great feedback from loyal JRT fans.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
boh347 - that's what I'm talking about, nice! ;)b...

boh347 - that's what I'm talking about, nice! ;)b

Rowdybass - wow, your poor pup! How long was the healing process? I'm guessing you're out west? I don't think we have any porcupines in East...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,557
Posted By jp_over
Lot's of great suggestions so far. I'll...

Lot's of great suggestions so far.

I'll add +1 to Case. Also, Buck 55, Benchmade, and Spyderco.

Also been itching to try one of these:
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
;)b Good info. I'm OK with energetic or...

;)b

Good info. I'm OK with energetic or even a little hyper as she'll be an outside dog charged with "clearing" our planned homestead of resident vermin, varmints, polecats, grinners/country...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,931
Posted By jp_over
Good thread and discussion - subscribed. ...

Good thread and discussion - subscribed.

We're in the same boat, just doing the budgeting now. I'm estimating 5% earnest money and 15% down. We'll know more after meeting with our builder in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
cva34 - Thanks, good info!

cva34 - Thanks, good info!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
Thanks for the fast reply. Yes, please PM...

Thanks for the fast reply.

Yes, please PM some of your references; much appreciated!

Joe
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By jp_over
Friends, I know this is an old threat but...

Friends,

I know this is an old threat but we're retiring in Texas and looking for a good ACK Jack Russell Terrier breeder. Specifically, dogs that are good at killing snakes.

It will be an...
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