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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-02-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 236
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I started the KETO diet on 1-3-21. So far I am 17...

I started the KETO diet on 1-3-21. So far I am 17 lbs. down. My wife is on it with me and that helps.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By tpack
We use it for several things. We do not eat as...

We use it for several things. We do not eat as just a bowl of chili. I make my own.

It`s good in "Frito Pie".
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By tpack
All you want to know about cordless brad nailers...

All you want to know about cordless brad nailers is in this video. I like the Dewalt the best , but the Ryobi is pretty good and you save a few bucks.


https://youtu.be/cYrPOA4DOgI
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,716
Posted By tpack
I listened to him all the time when I had to...

I listened to him all the time when I had to commute to work 20 years ago. He was awesome. .... RIP
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,716
Posted By tpack
Russ Martin found dead @ home

Just saw this.

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2021/02/27/russ-martin-dallas-fort-worth-radio-show-host-found-dead-in-his-home-police-say/
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,091
Posted By tpack
Went to my lease yesterday in northern Erath...

Went to my lease yesterday in northern Erath county. High fence property near ours has Axis and Black Buck`s. I was surprised to see lots of them grazing in a grain field after getting down to -4...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By tpack
I busted my ***** last week after walking to my...

I busted my ***** last week after walking to my shop on the snow/ice very carefully, my first step into my shop and I did the splits. The snow had built up on my boots and the concrete was as slick...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,710
Posted By tpack
Had it fried when I was a kid and living at...

Had it fried when I was a kid and living at home.

Got a job @16 years old.

Haven`t had it since.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,607
Posted By tpack
I started shaving immediately after I got out of...

I started shaving immediately after I got out of the hot shower 5 or 6 years ago. Made a huge difference for me. The razors started lasting 3-4 times longer to. It was like cutting "Butta."
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,769
Posted By tpack
Beef will not freeze at 32 degrees. I ran a meat...

Beef will not freeze at 32 degrees. I ran a meat dept. for over 20 years and for 2 major supermarkets. The meat cases are colder at the back than at the front. You want the meat counter to be as cold...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,585
Posted By tpack
We built our home 3 years ago. With the current...

We built our home 3 years ago. With the current cold weather in mind, here is
what I would recommend to do if I were building today.

1- Have main water line come up on a wall that does not face...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,470
Posted By tpack
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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,570
Posted By tpack
I worked weekend shift 4 years and took opening...

I worked weekend shift 4 years and took opening week off for vacation. No one at deer lease but me till following weekend. I really enjoyed it , but glad to see everyone show up the following Friday.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,446
Posted By tpack
Or maybe they are they are hoping he will just...

Or maybe they are they are hoping he will just take the lowball check and cash it and give up on getting any more money. I`ll bet it works more times than not.

If 15K was a partial payment, it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,446
Posted By tpack
I had something similar happen to me. They ended...

I had something similar happen to me. They ended up paying 80% more than the original estimate and I got everything fixed as it should have been in the first place. Then the next time my coverage ran...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,446
Posted By tpack
Old Jake is talking to his boss on the phone. ...

Old Jake is talking to his boss on the phone.

Boss to Jake: Hey Jake, we just screwed another one.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tpack
Couto Home out of Granbury. They built mine 3...

Couto Home out of Granbury. They built mine 3 years ago.

https://coutohomes.com/
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,605
Posted By tpack
I had 3 faucets running since last Saturday plus...

I had 3 faucets running since last Saturday plus normal consumption for 2 people. My system did fine and it got down to -4 degrees. I am very thankful.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,057
Posted By tpack
I did not say to cut the water off at all. I said...

I did not say to cut the water off at all. I said to know where the water shut off was so if you had busted pipes after thawing you could cut it off instead of flooding your house. I`ll try to be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By tpack
Cheaper to buy a new one.

Cheaper to buy a new one.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,057
Posted By tpack
I agree, but I`ve read lots of stuff in the last...

I agree, but I`ve read lots of stuff in the last few days about peoples problems that make you scratch your head. Just trying to do my part.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By tpack
Water well repair

I have a friend who called to get his water well repaired because it froze and cracked. The well person told him it would be a while because he was # 92 on the waiting list.

You might come up wit...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,057
Posted By tpack
Water cut off.... Be pre-paired

Don`t wait till you have a busted pipe to try and figure out where you cut the water main off to your house. If your pipes are frozen, be pre-paired tomorrow or the next day for when they thaw....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By tpack
Emergency Heat

I took my unit off of "Emergency Heat" for the first time in 5 days. Minus 3 at my house yesterday a.m. and back up to 21 right now. Doing a good job keeping the house toasty so far. Have you had to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,705
Posted By tpack
https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/atta...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 5,420
Posted By tpack
0.9 north of Stephenville.

0.9 north of Stephenville.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 5,420
Posted By tpack
5 degrees in Stephenville

5 degrees in Stephenville
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,029
Posted By tpack
I may use them next year. The county road my...

I may use them next year. The county road my lease is on take me to their location. It is on 6 miles down a dirt road. Heard good things from a friend that uses them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,285
Posted By tpack
https://youtu.be/L4GduUWv-mA

https://youtu.be/L4GduUWv-mA
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,029
Posted By tpack
Ok, what do you think a fair price should have...

Ok, what do you think a fair price should have been. After cleaning and processing mine and my families deer for 40 years I finally took my first deer to a processor 3 years ago. It was worth every...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 10,729
Posted By tpack
I am down 12 pounds in 5 weeks. I think I hit the...

I am down 12 pounds in 5 weeks. I think I hit the stall last week because I didn`t lose anything. Lost 4 pounds the week before though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,234
Posted By tpack
I actually like this a lot. I had a friend who...

I actually like this a lot. I had a friend who built his house out of this and rocked 42 inches high all around the house. It looks sharp.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 822
Posted By tpack
Something used to pull wire or cable thru...

Something used to pull wire or cable thru something?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,832
Posted By tpack
If you exceed the yearly rates you can cause root...

If you exceed the yearly rates you can cause root pruning or clubbing. Here is a good video and article about per -emergent`s. The guy in the video is very informative.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,709
Posted By tpack
Did not watch. Don`t know who won. Don`t care....

Did not watch. Don`t know who won. Don`t care. Can`t believe so many people do.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By tpack
https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/show...

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=799747
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-05-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,179
Posted By tpack
I had a good friend that graduated that day in 83...

I had a good friend that graduated that day in 83 at Tarleton. I live in Stephenville but didn`t attend because I was helping my in-laws with their dairy problems caused by the cold weather.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By tpack
I still have some from last year. Good price...

I still have some from last year. Good price though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By tpack
I bet Meangreen is correct. Nothing wrong with...

I bet Meangreen is correct. Nothing wrong with making a fair profit for you hard work. But with the huge price increases of materials lately it`s just another form of price gouging.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By tpack
Get a jerky gun and Cabela`s jerky seasoning. You...

Get a jerky gun and Cabela`s jerky seasoning. You can make 5 lbs. at a time(premixed seasonings). You will need racks to put it on and cook in the oven for about 4 hours or use a dehydrator. It turns...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By tpack
I agree with "Fair work deserves fair pay", but...

I agree with "Fair work deserves fair pay", but the question was, do cost plus builders lower their % they charge or are they benefitting from the material shortage and making bank? A 25,000 framing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By tpack
Cost Plus Home Builders

With the "Huge" increase in lumber and steel materials used to build a new home or Barndominium and remodels the past year due to Covid 19...... Do cost plus builders lower their % they charge or are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By tpack
Compact Tractor Info

Here`s a pretty good video if your planning on buying or selling a compact tractor anytime soon. Covid 19 has effected this market just like everything else. It is a be a better time to sell than...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 586
Posted By tpack
Yepper.

Yepper.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,781
Posted By tpack
Congratulations on your retirement. I started...

Congratulations on your retirement. I started mine exactly 5 months ago and been great so far.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By tpack
You are absolutely right sir. But unless you can...

You are absolutely right sir. But unless you can get one to tell me otherwise...............Their migrating.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 871
Posted By tpack
I have one also. Works great so far.

I have one also. Works great so far.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By tpack
Sandhill Cranes

I just walked out to my shop as the sun was setting and heard some Sandhill Cranes. I looked up and there were 2 groups of at least 100 each flying N/NW for as long as I could see them. Evidently...
Forum: Recipes 02-01-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By tpack
I do mine the same way. Turns out great.

I do mine the same way. Turns out great.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By tpack
It`s this easy. How To Replace a Hot Water...

It`s this easy.

How To Replace a Hot Water Heater Drain Valve - YouTube
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