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Forum: Traditional 12-06-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Rich Lopez. Droptine Traditions. There is...

Rich Lopez. Droptine Traditions. There is probably a waiting line. You can probably do it yourself in a couple of days if you use an automotive clear lacquer. You do have to sand all of the old...
Forum: Traditional 12-04-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I believe that there was a ski company in that...

I believe that there was a ski company in that lineage somewhere. Head Ski. Google it. The reason the Falcon was considered an entry level bow is because it is plain jane. No fancy wood lay-ups...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,226
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I paid $300 for a stacked cord of split mesquite...

I paid $300 for a stacked cord of split mesquite today. Good looking stuff and I think they gave me a little extra from the looks of it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I just spent over $13,000 putting an industrial...

I just spent over $13,000 putting an industrial generator in so that we can have reliable power. This nation's green energy policy is a joke, and it will lead to people dying sometime in the not too...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,513
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I checked my credit score this week. 805. Seems...

I checked my credit score this week. 805. Seems to stay between 800 and 807 with or without having the kind of debt you are speaking of. I do use my credit card for nearly all purchases. The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2022, 05:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,901
Posted By 60 Deluxe
NO. My doctor does blood work on me every year. ...

NO. My doctor does blood work on me every year. I do give myself a B-12 shot every month as it is nearly impossible to build that level with food.
Forum: Traditional 11-30-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Tile saw for me. I can't justify a saw just for...

Tile saw for me. I can't justify a saw just for arrows.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,714
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I wonder how they know they aren't double...

I wonder how they know they aren't double counting some cats. It's not like counting a herd of cows.
Forum: Traditional 11-28-2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I know the feeling. If it didn't hurt, we would...

I know the feeling. If it didn't hurt, we would have no business bowhunting.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,950
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I never had a mortgage under 8%, and we survived....

I never had a mortgage under 8%, and we survived. Lots of folks had the opportunity to buy a lot of house when the interest rates were so low. That window of opportunity has closed. It is a market...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-26-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Those high fences can bite you in the rear. My...

Those high fences can bite you in the rear. My neighbor across the road, whom is a good friend, put up about four miles of high fence with a four-foot barrier mat laid on the ground and staked down...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-23-2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If I had that switchgear, I might not have gone...

If I had that switchgear, I might not have gone the route that I did. My problem was having two water heaters, two heat pumps, a water well, and then all the other electric appliances. Snowmaggedon...
Forum: Traditional 11-22-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Yep

Yep
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-22-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I just upgraded mine. Spent $13,240 and...

I just upgraded mine. Spent $13,240 and installed it myself. I got tired of only having a few circuits for an all-electric house. I see that you have eight circuits. What are your priorities?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've had good luck with the Carlisles that come...

I've had good luck with the Carlisles that come on the Polaris as OEM equipment. Getting about fifteen years out of a set. I just put two new fronts on a 2007. The tread has changed a bit, but I...
Forum: Traditional 11-20-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've found that most of my game cameras take...

I've found that most of my game cameras take really good pictures. I haven't messed with the cameras that transmit. I'm too frugal to do that.
Forum: Traditional 11-20-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By 60 Deluxe
What did you use to take that picture? I'll...

What did you use to take that picture? I'll avoid getting one.
Forum: Traditional 11-16-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You may need to leave the shafts full length and...

You may need to leave the shafts full length and move the tip weight up to a total of 250 grains. About the only way to do that is with 100 grain brass inserts.
Forum: Traditional 11-15-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I live a long way from any archery shop that...

I live a long way from any archery shop that sells trad supplies. I suppose that I put in an order for some points and a dozen arrows about once a year. Let the UPS guy bring it to me. Next up, you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,674
Posted By 60 Deluxe
As of a couple of months ago, fence-out law still...

As of a couple of months ago, fence-out law still stood.

Google: Five Strands-A Landowners Guide to Fence Law in Texas. It is published by the Texas Agrilife Extension Service. I keep a pdf of...
Forum: Traditional 11-15-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You probably had something laying around the...

You probably had something laying around the house that would work for a rest and strike plate. I've used old shoe leather, the fuzzy side of velcro, felt, old toothbrushes....

You can use a...
Forum: Traditional 11-15-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You probably had something laying around the...

You probably had something laying around the house that would work for a rest and strike plate. I've used old shoe leather, the fuzzy side of velcro, felt, old toothbrushes....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 757
Posted By 60 Deluxe
That is about the same as a hotshot would charge.

That is about the same as a hotshot would charge.
Forum: Traditional 11-14-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If that is a feather rest on the bow, you can...

If that is a feather rest on the bow, you can probably use the vanes if you get them timed correctly. I'm guessing that they are way too stiff, though.
Forum: Traditional 11-12-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By 60 Deluxe
When that happens to me it is because my...

When that happens to me it is because my fingertips on the bow hand are touching the back of the grip. It doesn't take much to throw things off a couple of inches. Loosen my grip, all is well.
Forum: Traditional 11-10-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By 60 Deluxe
He had a bad ticker. I think he underwent...

He had a bad ticker. I think he underwent another surgery the week before last. He said that it was pretty rough going in his last Facebook post. His family is on my prayer list. We need more men...
Forum: Traditional 11-10-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By 60 Deluxe
My wife wouldn't care but I would. When my...

My wife wouldn't care but I would. When my shoulder was rehabbing, I bought an inexpensive ILF riser and a set of carbon foam limbs. No way that I would even consider a high-end bow with a set of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,183
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I forgot, when you do get around to planting the...

I forgot, when you do get around to planting the Bermuda grass, make it more like late winter than early spring. After building our home we prepped the seed bed over the winter and waited for warm...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,183
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Our yard was devastated by the drought this year....

Our yard was devastated by the drought this year. When I cleaned out the grain drill after planting wheat, the idea came to me to just spread the leftover seed in the yard. It looks like I'm going...
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By 60 Deluxe
What you found is why I only rarely shoot bare...

What you found is why I only rarely shoot bare shafts. Usually, I can shoot the bow a couple of times with an arrow spine that I know should work and be able to tell if I've got something to work...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2022, 04:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By 60 Deluxe
It's been the best we've ever had. Started out...

It's been the best we've ever had. Started out at 25 Mbs and it was plenty fast for just the wife and me. No throttling ever. That had been a problem with Hughesnet as they simply didn't provide...
Forum: Traditional 11-05-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have been shooting a 60" bow because that is...

I have been shooting a 60" bow because that is what I hunt with. Grabbed the wrong one this morning, a 62" in the same model and just said the heck with it. I shot my normal routine. As I was...
Forum: Traditional 11-05-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You will be fine with a 19" riser. Mediums will...

You will be fine with a 19" riser. Mediums will make a 62" bow, longs 64", and extra long 66". When shopping for limbs be sure to find out what length riser they were weighed on. Most of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,583
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I can't relate to your problem. I go to bed...

I can't relate to your problem. I go to bed between nine and ten and wake up somewhere between two and four. No alarm needed. Perhaps your body has more of a rhythm than you realize. You will be...
Forum: Traditional 11-01-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,426
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Enjoy your new bow. I think that you can make...

Enjoy your new bow. I think that you can make the 400 spine arrows work fine in that bow. Play with your tip weight some.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,165
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've had a Beeman R1 for a little over thirty-two...

I've had a Beeman R1 for a little over thirty-two years now. It is highly accurate and powerful.
Forum: Traditional 10-31-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Put some felt on the limbs where the string...

Put some felt on the limbs where the string rests. I put wax in all of the ILF fittings. A lot of it. Johnsons paste wax is what I used. That was after I put felt on the limb butts and around the...
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I just build a new string. Sometimes my new...

I just build a new string. Sometimes my new strings don't fit my arrow nocks due to the strand count and material used. The thick serving material that I have on hand is nylon and it just doesn't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,946
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Your life is not a dressed rehearsal. Do it now...

Your life is not a dressed rehearsal. Do it now or it won't happen.
Forum: Traditional 10-23-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The old Howatt factory in Walla Walla, Washington...

The old Howatt factory in Walla Walla, Washington did burn. Martin bought Howatt back in the mid sixties or early seventies shortly after Damon Howatt was killed in an automobile accident. The trad...
Forum: Traditional 10-23-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Buy a used Sammick Sage in a low draw weight. ...

Buy a used Sammick Sage in a low draw weight. They are an adequate bow for entry level and can be sold for very close to what you paid when it is time to move up or if you decide to sell out and...
Forum: Traditional 10-23-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I too, had a Satori and let it go. It was the...

I too, had a Satori and let it go. It was the balance for me. Heavy is something that helps steady the shot. I have tremors in my hands that can be muted somewhat with a heavy bow. I recently...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You might as well put in a 750 gallon tank. They...

You might as well put in a 750 gallon tank. They aren't that expensive. We replaced one a couple of years back after a concrete tank started collapsing. For the new tank, removal of the old one,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By 60 Deluxe
So paying extra for accident forgiveness isn't...

So paying extra for accident forgiveness isn't basically the same as a rate increase?
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-22-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,990
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good work. I found a couple of those for sale...

Good work. I found a couple of those for sale when I was in the market. Decided that I didn't want six tires on the ground all the time, so I just built a trailer to pull when I need it. I would do...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Believe it or not, there is life other than on...

Believe it or not, there is life other than on the green screen.
Forum: Traditional 10-21-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have a Brandon Stahl Wildcat that is gathering...

I have a Brandon Stahl Wildcat that is gathering dust. Built by one of the best bowyers ever.
Forum: Traditional 10-20-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,000
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The depth of finish on that Herters makes me...

The depth of finish on that Herters makes me think that BowDoc or Rich Lopez sprayed it with Fullerplast. Normal factory bows didn't look that good.
Forum: Traditional 10-20-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By 60 Deluxe
They are a good solid platform. Not the fanciest...

They are a good solid platform. Not the fanciest or fastest but if it hasn't been damaged or dry fired, it should serve you for a long time, even if it is fifty or sixty years old. Check for any...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,088
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I was the one that loved the cold until recently....

I was the one that loved the cold until recently. Found out that my thyroid was on the blink. Feeling cold is one of the symptoms. I'm on synthetic hormone now and back to liking cooler temps. ...
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