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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,025
Posted By xman59
Talking no way, i still love our flag,,, might have...

no way, i still love our flag,,,

might have to get some spray on hair to fix that mount!:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,263
Posted By xman59
catch a bunch of lizards and tree frogs and turn...

catch a bunch of lizards and tree frogs and turn them loose
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,197
Posted By xman59
probably lake fork at least for me,,,, although...

probably lake fork at least for me,,,, although it's not "known" as a big bass lake, i would love to fish Caddo lake again also
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,799
Posted By xman59
so shad are good too? never would have thunk it!:D

so shad are good too? never would have thunk it!:D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-23-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 986
Posted By xman59
on things like this the first thing i do is try...

on things like this the first thing i do is try to locate a physical address,, if none is listed, move along! If an address is given, google map the location and look at the building from street...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By xman59
i agree it is not a young deer,,, mature all the...

i agree it is not a young deer,,, mature all the way
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-14-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By xman59
had one for a couple years now,,,, i like big...

had one for a couple years now,,,, i like big bullet holes!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By xman59
not time for muscadine yet,,, my property is...

not time for muscadine yet,,, my property is covered with vines and i have never seen more grapes than right now since i bought this place in 2011,,, looks like i am in for a huge crop barring...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-15-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,422
Posted By xman59
do some reading on a long throated 30-06,,, years...

do some reading on a long throated 30-06,,, years ago i worked with an old gun smith that was a very big fan of it and built more than one,,,,, you keep the 30-06 cartridge with all of it abilities...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,053
Posted By xman59
congratulations to him and you! i retired with...

congratulations to him and you! i retired with 30 years from there ,,,,all on the streets,,,, it's a good department to work for ,,, city not the greatest but the department was and to my knowledge...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-12-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,549
Posted By xman59
go to any shop you want to, tell them you want to...

go to any shop you want to, tell them you want to shoot a few bows, ( or just draw them ) at about 50#,,,, your shoulder will tell you quickly what the difference is between smooth and easy drawing!...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,720
Posted By xman59
glue boards by tom cat,,, not glue traps the...

glue boards by tom cat,,, not glue traps the traps will not hold near as well,,,, i keep them in the garage and in the house,,,, started doing this years ago and have caught, many mice, roaches,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,679
Posted By xman59
or one of the dog whistles going off on you phone...

or one of the dog whistles going off on you phone !!
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-05-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By xman59
after using those things a few hundred times i...

after using those things a few hundred times i took a 4" level and drew vertical lines on the wall in my shop,,, back up a couple of feet and look at the string compared to the lines ....just make...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-28-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,725
Posted By xman59
had a ruger mk2 stainless with the original...

had a ruger mk2 stainless with the original synthetic stock,,, for a box stock gun i managed to get it down to .037" at 100 with a 150 ballistic tip, with the 125 ballistic tip i got it down to .157...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,037
Posted By xman59
Talking that would probably be neeeeeeeeeeeeeeck shot:D

that would probably be neeeeeeeeeeeeeeck shot:D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-15-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,613
Posted By xman59
i have shot perhaps 30-40 snakes with rat shot...

i have shot perhaps 30-40 snakes with rat shot from 22's up to the 44 special,,, it really depends on the shot size,, the larger shot does leave a lot to be desired,, but the loads with the smaller...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,484
Posted By xman59
cork and sometimes i use a real cork!

cork and sometimes i use a real cork!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-13-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,613
Posted By xman59
i was kinda partial to my charter arms .44...

i was kinda partial to my charter arms .44 bulldog with rat shot,,,, highly effective,, never took more than 1 shot out to about 20 feet,,,,,
but i have also effectively used a 45 acp with rat shot...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-03-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,597
Posted By xman59
i tossed around the idea some years ago about...

i tossed around the idea some years ago about doing that,,, won't consider any more mostly because of the gators in the area's i like to fish
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,138
Posted By xman59
carry more bullets next time! glad you both...

carry more bullets next time!

glad you both survived
Forum: Traditional 03-19-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By xman59
your arrow spine is actually not measured full...

your arrow spine is actually not measured full length either, if i remember correctly it is at 28" so a shaft that is 600 spine is actually a lot softer
( weaker ) at 34 " by cutting one down to...
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By xman59
your height in inches divided by 2.5 will get you...

your height in inches divided by 2.5 will get you very close,,, 6' is 72" divided by 2.5 = 28.8 ,,, most recurves are measured at 28" draw length for the weight...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-17-2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,496
Posted By xman59
only thing i am sure about is that bamboo will...

only thing i am sure about is that bamboo will grow faster than pine,

my pines are 14 years old over 50' tall and up to 18" in diameter,,,, plant them on the outside edge and plant either bamboo...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 14,718
Posted By xman59
dickys is just plain nasty,,, all of them,,,

dickys is just plain nasty,,, all of them,,,
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-14-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By xman59
not related to a freeze but : should have...

not related to a freeze but :

should have been around beaumont area right after hurricane rita,,, about 1/5 of all the trees were on the ground, thousands of those through houses, not 1 plant with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,084
Posted By xman59
any time a vehicle is turning left there is a...

any time a vehicle is turning left there is a requirement to yield to other traffic,,, seldom used and even less known
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-07-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By xman59
jam in feeding or fail to extract? i used to...

jam in feeding or fail to extract? i used to work in a gun shop and saw a lot of the 742's with extraction problems... i can tell you how to fix it
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,100
Posted By xman59
unless it has changed it is 5 inches from the top...

unless it has changed it is 5 inches from the top down or to the AS1 line, which ever is shorter...... i do not believe it has been changed
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-23-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By xman59
saw a box of ammo at academy the other day,,,...

saw a box of ammo at academy the other day,,, ballistics on that box put it a lot closer to a 380 than a 9mm
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By xman59
Get a good pad first then decide if you want a...

Get a good pad first then decide if you want a brake on it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,680
Posted By xman59
from the list you gave, the 25-06,,,, off of the...

from the list you gave, the 25-06,,,, off of the list the 45-70, very nice cartridge, and a 204 ruger would be a priority
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,481
Posted By xman59
i see it all the time, more and more guys go bass...

i see it all the time, more and more guys go bass fishing and wont leave the ramp if there fish finder gps tracking unit is not working,,, wouldnt have a clue how to catch them without it.....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,522
Posted By xman59
no problems with my 2nd subaru,,,( none with the...

no problems with my 2nd subaru,,,( none with the first either) handles icy roads better than my 4x4 truck,, it's primarily the wife's ride but they are dependable handles crashes better than just...
Forum: Traditional 02-03-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By xman59
i have used the ozarks and have been very pleased...

i have used the ozarks and have been very pleased with them, especially the price compared to truflight,,,, i occasionally find one that a little off but the price more than makes up the difference
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,457
Posted By xman59
texas children's in houston,, they straight up...

texas children's in houston,, they straight up saved my daughters life when no one else could even figure out the problem,,, went to a specialist in houston he took a look at her and said her...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-31-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By xman59
brand recognition

brand recognition
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-27-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By xman59
yes you can cut through the insert with very...

yes you can cut through the insert with very little if any issue as far as the cutting goes,,, i have done hundreds.... however the advice to cut the nock end is the best way,,,,

if you still...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-27-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By xman59
i just looked at the site and i would say don't...

i just looked at the site and i would say don't be the guinea pig,,, a lot of spelling errors and grammer problems jumped up real quick,,, and i neither spell real well or use perfect grammer,,,,

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-27-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By xman59
shoulda put him on the hood,,, imagine seeing...

shoulda put him on the hood,,, imagine seeing that running up from behind you head down and charging!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,480
Posted By xman59
if there could be worse, that's probably it! ...

if there could be worse, that's probably it!

i had a friend ask me once,,, i told him i didn't even share back straps with family outside of my house,, let alone friends . Were still friends...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-24-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By xman59
use the 270 with a bonded bullet like the nosler...

use the 270 with a bonded bullet like the nosler partition it will work,,, unless you just need an excuse for a new one
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-20-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,706
Posted By xman59
have my grand fathers semi 22 he bought new in...

have my grand fathers semi 22 he bought new in about 1918-20,,,, not real sure of the date but it was made on the browning 22 patent,,, paw paw as born in 1900, first gun he ever bought, have my dads...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-20-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,369
Posted By xman59
lets go brandon!

lets go brandon!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-16-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,507
Posted By xman59
another burris for me,, bought my first one about...

another burris for me,, bought my first one about 1992, still have it, still works perfectly
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-16-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By xman59
lyman and williams make some , the lyman is...

lyman and williams make some , the lyman is usually a better long range site,,, look for a tang mounted rear
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By xman59
he will be fine , its not all that likely that...

he will be fine , its not all that likely that you will catch him in the trap immediately anyway,, weather's also pretty cool so less need for water
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,450
Posted By xman59
one of the main ingredients of the rotella is not...

one of the main ingredients of the rotella is not made in this country ,,, it has always been imported ..... not that we make much of anything here any more
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,797
Posted By xman59
in Chicago it would qualify as an off, or slow...

in Chicago it would qualify as an off, or slow day
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By xman59
never had a reason to throw two good cutting...

never had a reason to throw two good cutting edges away, i like the 4 blade always
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