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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Deerslayersh
Thanks that’s a great perspective. In terms...

Thanks that’s a great perspective.

In terms of football, I was in the student section with my TAMU buddies the last game when Tucker kicked the winner. I cannot wait to ignite this rivalry again....
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Deerslayersh
The response wasn’t to you. I’m not sure what...

The response wasn’t to you. I’m not sure what info you’re looking for. Grew up in lower middle class conservative family. 5a high school graduated at top of my class. Paid my way through school with...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Deerslayersh
Did you disagree with something I said or just...

Did you disagree with something I said or just doing your typical vomiting of ignorance? I promise you don’t have a clue what my background is. Move on.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Deerslayersh
I'd absolutely "push" my daughter to UT. Kids and...

I'd absolutely "push" my daughter to UT. Kids and adults need exposure to different ideas, opinions, etc. in order to be well rounded, and come to terms with their own beliefs. I went to UT with all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 43,939
Posted By Deerslayersh
I couldn't keep up with this thread, so it may...

I couldn't keep up with this thread, so it may have already been said:

The SEC doesn't really have a choice but to take Texas and OU. They've made it clear they want out of the B12, and the risk...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Deerslayersh
Looking for Axis Hunt

Looking for recommendations for an axis hunt for 3-4 guys.

Google brings up a lot of all-inclusive, fully-guided hunts for ~$3-4,000/ea.

I am more interested in something self-guided, and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,717
Posted By Deerslayersh
14-hrs is for the normal, every night charge to...

14-hrs is for the normal, every night charge to protect the life of the battery. Fast charging is available, but I think not recommended for everyday use.

It's definitely not intended to be used...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By Deerslayersh
Check out this video: $9 vs $900 Knife...

Check out this video:
$9 vs $900 Knife Sharpener? Let's find out! Wicked Edge, Lansky, Edge Pro Apex, Spyderco, Rada - YouTube

This guy is great at comparing a lot of different products besides...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By Deerslayersh
Sorry for the confusion. I'm asking about what...

Sorry for the confusion. I'm asking about what you explained in your first 2 paragraphs - running both sides of the box with ONE generator. Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By Deerslayersh
While we’re here, can someone tell me if I am...

While we’re here, can someone tell me if I am able to feed both sides of my electric box with a 120v generator plug?

Obviously I can’t run any 240v appliances, but if I had all 240 breakers turned...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By Deerslayersh
Any Houston or East Texas dealers?

Any Houston or East Texas dealers?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,876
Posted By Deerslayersh
I also run Kenetrek MTN Extremes. Great boots and...

I also run Kenetrek MTN Extremes. Great boots and good company to deal with. Pricey though.

Yup, the pricey Sitkas, KUIU, First Lites are "not worth it"... until they are. A little inclement...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,644
Posted By Deerslayersh
Without knowing your physical capabilities; if...

Without knowing your physical capabilities; if you're not able to do ±10-mile strenuous hikes, I would recommend the Banff area in Canada to get great views with less hiking (but it is crowded).
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,644
Posted By Deerslayersh
Glacier NP is awesome. If you're the hiking...

Glacier NP is awesome.

If you're the hiking type, I recommend staying on the east side of the park, as it has the best hikes. The west side has better amenities but is much more crowded.

Babb...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,743
Posted By Deerslayersh
I don't think OP was looking for a kid out of...

I don't think OP was looking for a kid out of school. It sounds like he's after an experienced machinist. I just know that if you told me it would take 40-years to make $30/hr I would definitely not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,743
Posted By Deerslayersh
Observation from someone totally ignorant of the...

Observation from someone totally ignorant of the area:
25 $/hr is not going to encourage any young people to enter the field. If they are in as high of demand and require as much skill as this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Deerslayersh
You can drive and park. Just hit the popular...

You can drive and park. Just hit the popular spots early and may have to wait for parking at some places. There are parking lots at most places/trailheads.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,197
Posted By Deerslayersh
glen - I am not a doctor/scientist. I just quoted...

glen - I am not a doctor/scientist. I just quoted the independent study released a couple of weeks ago. The study seems pretty well done, though the sample size isn't great. As always, do what you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Deerslayersh
Agree with most of what thegrouse said. You...

Agree with most of what thegrouse said.

You will most likely have to stay outside the park near Mariposa. The Valley is very crowded, but the park is best seen by hiking away from the crowded...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,197
Posted By Deerslayersh
For those interested; there was a study published...

For those interested; there was a study published recently that didn't find any statistical significance in using ivermectin to treat COVID. Link and the conclusion are pasted below:


Budesonide...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 16,655
Posted By Deerslayersh
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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,893
Posted By Deerslayersh
I thought it was good. I’m a fan of Church...

I thought it was good.

I’m a fan of Church for always speaking his mind through music and otherwise, regardless of if I agree with him. He’s not afraid to go against the grain of country music....
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-05-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By Deerslayersh
The plate at the end of the tang popped off when...

The plate at the end of the tang popped off when I tried to compress/wedge leather into the gap shown in the pictures above.

I ended up cutting a rectangular hole in the endplate to slide over...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-05-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By Deerslayersh
I will look into this. Thanks.

I will look into this. Thanks.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-05-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By Deerslayersh
I did not. The leather is compressed tightly & is...

I did not. The leather is compressed tightly & is surprisingly stiff. There is zero movement.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-22-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By Deerslayersh
How did I not find that video when I was...

How did I not find that video when I was looking?? :confused:

I have found that widdling the leather with a pocketknife is much more effective than the sander. The sander makes a ton of dust and...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-22-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By Deerslayersh
Restoring an Estwing Hatchet

I am restoring an Estwing Hatchet my uncle bought for my dad many years ago. My uncle passed away this year and I found the hatchet in my shed in pretty gnarly shape. I thought it’d be cool to fix it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-07-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Deerslayersh
Not sure of your price range. There have been...

Not sure of your price range. There have been some good middle range brands listed.
Kenetrek Mountain extremes are what I use. 400g insulation.
Schnees and Crispi are also great.

If you’re...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By Deerslayersh
We've used Steve Ramby out of Uvalde for the last...

We've used Steve Ramby out of Uvalde for the last 6 or 7 years with pretty good success. We went this past weekend and didn't do well - he put us on thousands of birds but they were a mile high....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,940
Posted By Deerslayersh
Hmm, maybe. I just used similarity for that...

Hmm, maybe. I just used similarity for that equation. I better not spend any more of my client's $$$ thinking about why they are similar. They look like similar triangles to me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,940
Posted By Deerslayersh
c^2 = 8.25^2 + (4-0.5557)^2 c = sqrt(8.25^2 +...

c^2 = 8.25^2 + (4-0.5557)^2
c = sqrt(8.25^2 + (4-0.5557)^2).
c = sqrt(79.926) = 8.94
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,940
Posted By Deerslayersh
Not sure what you're asking. There are 3...

Not sure what you're asking. There are 3 equations and 3 unknowns.

1. 8.25^2 + (4-a)^2 = c^2
2. 0.5^2 + b^2 = a^2
3. 0.5/8.25 = b/4

Solve the third equation for b (b = .2424)
Solve the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,940
Posted By Deerslayersh
^^ There you go. C = 8.94" theta = 22.66°

^^ There you go. C = 8.94" theta = 22.66°
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,940
Posted By Deerslayersh
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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,931
Posted By Deerslayersh
x2. I have a Flex-bow and it's super easy to put...

x2. I have a Flex-bow and it's super easy to put up with 1-guy and a buddy heater works perfectly. Ceilings are high enough to stand all around and roomy enough for cots/gear.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,055
Posted By Deerslayersh
Card was hit this morning for elk draw. Another...

Card was hit this morning for elk draw. Another shot at 1st Rifle 82 for us.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-02-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,064
Posted By Deerslayersh
Doesn't sound like I know more than you do, but I...

Doesn't sound like I know more than you do, but I made my own out of a 15HP B&S motor in HS with a U-Joint off the driveshaft. I sheared a TON of pins on the U-Joint. I always attributed it to some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-27-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Deerslayersh
We have a cheap inflatable yak that has served us...

We have a cheap inflatable yak that has served us well because it can be taken as checked luggage at the airports. We kayak’d in Glacier NP with it. We’ve used it at some local parks and stuff too....
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-27-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,913
Posted By Deerslayersh
Furniture looks great. What did you use on the...

Furniture looks great.
What did you use on the surface of your patio?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-27-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 44,423
Posted By Deerslayersh
Hoping to make it to the game in Death Valley...

Hoping to make it to the game in Death Valley this year. I went to the USC and ND games, and plan on making the LSU, Bama, Georgia, Michigan games as well. Texas' OOC scheduling has been top-notch.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Deerslayersh
Very true. The heavier the pack and the farther...

Very true. The heavier the pack and the farther you go, the more you notice the added support of good boots. I wore cheaper Merrell boots on last year's elk hunt in the Sangre de Cristos. When I got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Deerslayersh
I have a little experience backpacking and...

I have a little experience backpacking and hunting with the Mystery Ranch Pintler in the backcountry, but haven't had any issues. I've always used the rule-of-thumb to adjust the shoulders first,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Deerslayersh
I would suggest the Rokslide forum for questions...

I would suggest the Rokslide forum for questions like this. It's a forum dedicated to Western-style hunting where meat hauling is more prevalent. Here's a link directly to their backpack specific...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-05-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,005
Posted By Deerslayersh
Probably want to replace with stainless steel or...

Probably want to replace with stainless steel or Inconel wire rope. I think they make ceramic rope, too, for open-flame situations. Carbon steel does not like temperatures over 800°F.

Awesome...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By Deerslayersh
Wasn’t trying to bash Triple Edge. Like I said we...

Wasn’t trying to bash Triple Edge. Like I said we bought a new rig there several years ago and had a great experience. The 3-week lead time for a restring was too long for me, so I took mine to FandS...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,111
Posted By Deerslayersh
Tons of good country suggestions (which I love...

Tons of good country suggestions (which I love more than most), so to add some variety try out

Brandi Carlile (The Story, The Mother, The Joke, any many more). Lady has one of my favorite voices....
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 04-09-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,461
Posted By Deerslayersh
I have hunted 82 on the other side of the ridge....

I have hunted 82 on the other side of the ridge. There was a large fire on the north side of the Units last year that went on through hunting season. That will likely draw a lot of curiosity from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,565
Posted By Deerslayersh
I would be more worried about PVC leaking at the...

I would be more worried about PVC leaking at the joints over time than brittle fracture in an indoor, shop setting.

As some have tried to say; an air piping system is more dangerous than a water...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Deerslayersh
They do have it up north. I had it for the first...

They do have it up north. I had it for the first time here in the Houston area. It is brewed in Montana. When we went to Glacier NP they had it everywhere from Spokane to Banff to Babb. I should have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Deerslayersh
Big fan of Moose Drool, but both Specs and Total...

Big fan of Moose Drool, but both Specs and Total Wine said they no longer carry it in the region. My favorite pub used to have it in bottles but stopped carrying it as well. Does anyone know where to...
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