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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Big pig
I saw it and assumed it was a close firework ...

I saw it and assumed it was a close firework

BP
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By Big pig
Beauty of a gun I Bought one like it in early...

Beauty of a gun
I Bought one like it in early 1982.
Nephew has it now and it is a hammer

He has some accurate reloads that have been lethal .
I will check the bullet he’s using.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,586
Posted By Big pig
My land was 2 hours for 30 years. It wasn’t t...

My land was 2 hours for 30 years.
It wasn’t t bad. Even in a day trip

But now it is about 5 minutes.

BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,049
Posted By Big pig
Condolences for you and your family Good...

Condolences for you and your family


Good advice to slow down and talk to your elders.

Sometimes our society reminds me of “crazy ants”.
Always isn a rush to go somewhere.
Remember : “...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,675
Posted By Big pig
Yes. Interesting to see the serious...

Yes.

Interesting to see the serious debate over 5 inches and not age.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By Big pig
My apologies to State Farm employees here, but...

My apologies to State Farm employees here, but they were not “good hands” for me.

I love my metal roof. It is not loud like I expected. Even in light hail.
Last roof I expect to buy.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,919
Posted By Big pig
They may not be aggressive, but make up for it by...

They may not be aggressive, but make up for it by hanging around where people are
Every time I picked up or turned over something around the yard, I fully expected to see a copperhead under it....
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By Big pig
So sorry you are going thru this. As if we...

So sorry you are going thru this.
As if we don’t support lowlifes enough with our taxes from our hard earned paychecks.

BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,919
Posted By Big pig
Growing up in the piney woods of north Harry’s...

Growing up in the piney woods of north Harry’s county they were everywhere

Killed a few in Leon county, but only on one sandy oak hill.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,661
Posted By Big pig
I actually prefer my feeder more on on the blind...

I actually prefer my feeder more on on the blind side of the pen. We don’t have goats. Cows haven’t been a problem with a single strand of barbed wire on the top of the panel.
Turkeys and pigs...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,661
Posted By Big pig
This. Plus makes for a great dinner bell

This. Plus makes for a great dinner bell
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-19-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,680
Posted By Big pig
I love that idea.

I love that idea.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-19-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,680
Posted By Big pig
Looks like great plans. My input after...

Looks like great plans.
My input after building our cabin is go heavy on the insulation and good windows
Should help your heating/ cooling unit run less and last longer.
And in the interior...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,469
Posted By Big pig
Great photos. Looks like he lost an eye...

Great photos.

Looks like he lost an eye fighting too!

BP
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-18-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By Big pig
All I shoot in our .270’s. h Shot all of our...

All I shoot in our .270’s. h
Shot all of our Deer and hogs for years
No failures to date. Accurate and inexpensive


BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,786
Posted By Big pig
+1. Thanks for sharing.

+1. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,044
Posted By Big pig
This is me! When the astros laid a shirt over...

This is me! When the astros laid a shirt over the plate and walked off, I was no longer a pro baseball fan.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 46,196
Posted By Big pig
Yep. Or snap chatting, or talking about FB and...

Yep. Or snap chatting, or talking about FB and bachelorette!


My wife of 27 years is 9.5 yrs younger. Her and our grown Kids kept me young.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By Big pig
I just turn my feeders down to 1 or 2 seconds. ...

I just turn my feeders down to 1 or 2 seconds. Lots of browse now.
But they are hitting my protein feeder hard.


BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 33,933
Posted By Big pig
Rescue puppy. Now 5 I think he is a “Great...

Rescue puppy. Now 5
I think he is a “Great Bernese”.
(Great Pyrenees / Bernese mountain dog cross)
About 55 lbs.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 945
Posted By Big pig
My Ryobi has automatic chain oiler that uses a...

My Ryobi has automatic chain oiler that uses a lot of oil.
But I love it for the various lease roads and limb trimming around here

BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Big pig
I have only see one in the water swimming. I was...

I have only see one in the water swimming. I was a mean little kid.

He did fine
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,482
Posted By Big pig
Where are you moving to? I hope you already...

Where are you moving to? I hope you already have your next home

Good luck on the sale.

BP
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-04-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By Big pig
Wow. That is awesome. Nice bachelor group Good...

Wow. That is awesome. Nice bachelor group
Good luck.

BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By Big pig
My Leon Co bamboo shooting sticks are pretty...

My Leon Co bamboo shooting sticks are pretty solid. When I was a kid dad cut a long bamboo pole and epoxied an clamp frog gig to one for me


BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By Big pig
. . . get him to put 'pins' in the boundary line...

. . . get him to put 'pins' in the boundary line where your future 42 acre fence will tie into the boundary

This. ^

I would cross fence it ASAP. And put a gate in both corners.
Pasture...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,508
Posted By Big pig
I have very selective memory. I can remember the...

I have very selective memory. I can remember the score of every buck that has been killed on our property, but not the unimportant stuff.

But I do worry about the rate I am losing my short term....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-01-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 666
Posted By Big pig
My grandkids, if I ever have one, will have over...

My grandkids, if I ever have one, will have over / unders.
I shot an auto as a kid and hated loading and unloading.
O/U seems safer and will teach two shells are enough. Light 20 or 28
Just my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,636
Posted By Big pig
On my phone with no glasses Just guessing...

On my phone with no glasses

Just guessing killdeer and two chicks.

BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,027
Posted By Big pig
Bought some today. Great stuff.

Bought some today. Great stuff.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,341
Posted By Big pig
Going thru it now. Been a slow process with our...

Going thru it now. Been a slow process with our title company.

We are using some of the “excess” money to place improved fixtures on the land also.
Fences, roads, gates, cattle guard, etc. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,807
Posted By Big pig
We have about 6 or seven here in Brown county ...

We have about 6 or seven here in Brown county
Last year was ten or twelve
I separate my three feeders on the ends of my yard
To try and feed aa many as possible at once.
Going thru about 4 or ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 15,357
Posted By Big pig
Slightly jealous of you, but happy for you. ...

Slightly jealous of you, but happy for you.

I worked 40 years in the Houston rat race and hated the stress, traffic, crime and crowds. As soon as my advisor and I agreed I could, I retired to a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Big pig
Got me ! I actually set my feeders for a...

Got me !

I actually set my feeders for a noon feeding this summer for the turkeys
They don’t roost here and the corn was always gone by the time they showed up.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Big pig
I have one of these feeder mechanism and love it ...

I have one of these feeder mechanism and love it
https://gamecountry.com/products/day-ii

Never worry again about changing times on that one
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Big pig
You have to change times as days get longer or...

You have to change times as days get longer or shorter, nothing to do with DST.
How much I feed depends on number of deer I am feeding.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 06-28-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,577
Posted By Big pig
Really strange. Hope somebody has a logical...

Really strange. Hope somebody has a logical explanation.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,846
Posted By Big pig
One of my fondest memories is my one trip to the...

One of my fondest memories is my one trip to the white river fishing and camping 2 nights, 3
Days.

Great photos and good for you guys to get out together

BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,091
Posted By Big pig
Thanks for sharing that. Thought I had seen it...

Thanks for sharing that.
Thought I had seen it all

BP
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By Big pig
Nope. But I am not working out each muscle or...

Nope. But I am not working out each muscle or same exercise every day. Alsoni try and alter my exercises. I spend at least 1/2 day on the ranch doing whatever needs doing. Mostly just sweating,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By Big pig
62. Lots of light dumbbells. Stretching....

62. Lots of light dumbbells.
Stretching. Push-ups
No gym nearby.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,398
Posted By Big pig
Interesting. Will follow along Are you...

Interesting. Will follow along

Are you buying or selling?

BP
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-25-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By Big pig
Thanks for the great info Big pig

Thanks for the great info

Big pig
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,074
Posted By Big pig
Gulf certainly looks interesting this morning ...

Gulf certainly looks interesting this morning
Wish we had a little of that moisture way up here in Brown Co
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,522
Posted By Big pig
[QUOTE=Smart;10970663]We used bailing wire the...

[QUOTE=Smart;10970663]We used bailing wire the first year. That's a PITA. We have moved to quick links and some extra cheap bulk chain to tie around feeder legs, feedpen tposts or trees.


Same...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-22-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Big pig
Since I got the 4 brackets for $54 I am going to...

Since I got the 4 brackets for $54 I am going to make it taller with longer removable 4x4 posts. Of course, I still have to purchase the 2 sheets of plywood and frame material. Hope I find some...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 06-21-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,075
Posted By Big pig
Had a really nice male on our place recently ...

Had a really nice male on our place recently
Thought I was tracking a gobbler in the muddy spots until I pulled the game cam
Later he came by the house one afternoon. Not sure where he came from. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By Big pig
Hamilton. I love the climate and scenery

Hamilton. I love the climate and scenery
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-18-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Big pig
Thank you for the help and comments. BP

Thank you for the help and comments.

BP
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-18-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Big pig
4” x 4” steel erectors cost

Set of 4 is $90 plus tax at Home Depot.
Is there a cheaper good alternative?
Building a portable short platform for my Krivo
...
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