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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 129
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Posted By SwampRabbit
And lightning strikes during Spring Thunder!!!...

And lightning strikes during Spring Thunder!!! Good job Jeff ;)b
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-01-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,236
Posted By SwampRabbit
Although it is a decade old... 70% of total tax...

Although it is a decade old... 70% of total tax dollars paid are by Americans 45 and older (also the same demographic of those most often hospitalized). Only 11% of total tax dollars paid are by...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-01-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,236
Posted By SwampRabbit
A couple points about math and metrics for...

A couple points about math and metrics for dynamic models:

You cant look at death numbers vs confirmed cases without looking also at recovery numbers. The recovery numbers are low, because the...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-01-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,236
Posted By SwampRabbit
There are never easy answers for situations of...

There are never easy answers for situations of such great complexity.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 10,425
Posted By SwampRabbit
Spring Thunder mod kit for my 18:1...

Spring Thunder mod kit for my 18:1 :Dhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200331/b9689d60a8028049e01b4006d168b3f3.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 10,425
Posted By SwampRabbit
So I finally pulled the fan feathers of a bird...

So I finally pulled the fan feathers of a bird from last year. Have wanted to make a folding fan for a decoy. None of my cheap, foldable decoys take a fan though so was thinking about just doing a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 10,425
Posted By SwampRabbit
So which was the first? :D That is awesome,...

So which was the first? :D

That is awesome, congrats to your buddy... and his guide! ;)b
Forum: Traditional 03-26-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,224
Posted By SwampRabbit
BOOM! Waydago Jeff ;)b

BOOM! Waydago Jeff ;)b
Forum: Traditional 03-26-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,483
Posted By SwampRabbit
Nice! Good specs too! Congrats ;)b

Nice! Good specs too!

Congrats ;)b
Forum: Traditional 03-20-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
It will be coming up on 5 years that I have had...

It will be coming up on 5 years that I have had this bow. I have brought it on every hunt. A few longbows have ridden shotgun, but that's it. It was the best thing I have ever bought. It has nicks...
Forum: Traditional 03-19-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
8 hrs later... ...

8 hrs later...

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Soooo gooood!

Ate it over rice since HEB isnt making fresh tortillas and even the commercial...
Forum: Traditional 03-19-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
And there it is!!! :D

And there it is!!! :D
Forum: Traditional 03-19-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
Thought I would never hear you utter the words...

Thought I would never hear you utter the words yummy and Javi... ever! ;)

Glad you found a way to like em!

I thought tamales would be a great way to... but never found a person.
Forum: Traditional 03-19-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
Brown ...

Brown

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Season

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Slow cook
Forum: Traditional 03-19-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
Just when you thought this thread was over... ...

Just when you thought this thread was over...

Every javi hunting camp has the same discussion... who eats these things? Well I do!
...
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By SwampRabbit
I wish this mandated social distancing happened...

I wish this mandated social distancing happened in October.... I know a perfect place to distance myself from others :)
Forum: Traditional 03-16-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
Since Jeff bragged on his efficient use of a...

Since Jeff bragged on his efficient use of a broadhead, I will take the time to brag on this little road feeder.

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...
Forum: Traditional 03-16-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
Rabbits are a blast to hunt with a bow. My...

Rabbits are a blast to hunt with a bow. My priority is to kill a javi, but I usually can't take it and will stop and try and shoot some between stalks... it took all I had to drive past em at times.
Forum: Traditional 03-16-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
I got the impression they were starting to drop,...

I got the impression they were starting to drop, so yes and no.

Honestly though, for all my trips javi hunting in March over the years (5 total on 3 different ranches)... I have never paid much...
Forum: Traditional 03-15-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
The one with all the mesquite, cactus, and a...

The one with all the mesquite, cactus, and a million other plants that are designed to kill you... ;)b
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,224
Posted By SwampRabbit
Fun...

Fun...
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
Shot my 2nd tonight. Shot looked good, but only...

Shot my 2nd tonight. Shot looked good, but only found blood 80 yds in. All in all a great hunt with great friends.

3 more rabbits for grins...
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
Jeff tagged out! ...

Jeff tagged out!

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Forum: Traditional 03-14-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
It is not a swamprabbot hunt without a dead...

It is not a swamprabbot hunt without a dead rabbit. This one got the arrow that a javi should have got. Once tagged out, I will attempt to wear these guys...
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
The best part of this pic, is that as Randy is...

The best part of this pic, is that as Randy is taking the pic, 2 javis step out behind him at 40 yards, so that is what I am focused...
Forum: Traditional 03-14-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,161
Posted By SwampRabbit
Epic Trad Javi Hunt

Yep, it is already an epic hunt by most standards... a few javis are dead and a few more are in jeopardy.

Randy, Jeff (Featherflinger), and his buddy Jim are down in South Texas with me on thier...
Forum: Traditional 03-03-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,224
Posted By SwampRabbit
Congrats Roger! (belated congrats Randy!)

Congrats Roger!

(belated congrats Randy!)
Forum: Traditional 02-13-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,390
Posted By SwampRabbit
I repectfully disagree. Most folks will happily...

I repectfully disagree. Most folks will happily let you handle thier bow, shoot a few arrows, and essentially let you test drive it around the block to see if you like what they like.

So yeah,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,944
Posted By SwampRabbit
To answer your question - yes that is what it is...

To answer your question - yes that is what it is worth for somebody else to decide they want to own it in that condition.

The question for you is how much is it worth to keep it instead of buying...
Forum: Traditional 02-07-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By SwampRabbit
The sage is past center. The Bear hair/carpet...

The sage is past center. The Bear hair/carpet rest with leather strike plate is the rest kit I recommend for the sage if you are looking to buy.
Forum: Traditional 02-04-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By SwampRabbit
Most folks who pick up trad... or at least try......

Most folks who pick up trad... or at least try... end up marveling in how great of a shot they mysteriously become with a compound :D :D
Forum: Traditional 02-04-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,224
Posted By SwampRabbit
Yep, they say dont look at the whole animal when...

Yep, they say dont look at the whole animal when you aim... but... well... ;)Congrats at thinning out the choir Corey!
Forum: Traditional 02-03-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By SwampRabbit
X2 what Bisch said. Poundage would not have...

X2 what Bisch said. Poundage would not have helped with those shot placements.

Low is always best. Even when you get under the spine... blood trails become a challenge.

I find that aiming low...
Forum: Traditional 02-02-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By SwampRabbit
Yep, not all bows are created equal. Most...

Yep, not all bows are created equal. Most inexpensive bows will kill just the same.

But more expensive bows often have one advantage other than being prettier. Draw profile, effeciency, and grip...
Forum: Traditional 01-31-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By SwampRabbit
I dont know about the bows you mentioned. I...

I dont know about the bows you mentioned.

I do know that I shoot 540gr arrows from a 48# @ 27 and would hunt anything on this continent with it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By SwampRabbit
I haven't implemented it just yet, but my plan...

I haven't implemented it just yet, but my plan was to use a 6.5 gallon bucket feeder to hang from a tree above the trap. I specifically located my traps under shade trees so that I could keep them...
Forum: Traditional 01-25-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By SwampRabbit
Same answer today as it was over 5 years ago when...

Same answer today as it was over 5 years ago when I asked the same question.

Just about everybody shooting "trad" shoot feathers off the shelf. (Vs feathers or vanes off an elevated rest)

3D is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,255
Posted By SwampRabbit
It is because you had a suppressor on your finger...

It is because you had a suppressor on your finger shooter there...
Forum: Traditional 01-21-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,769
Posted By SwampRabbit
Dang Bisch - sorry to hear that. I guess every...

Dang Bisch - sorry to hear that. I guess every now and then, they get to pull one over on us.
Forum: Traditional 01-18-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By SwampRabbit
Very cool! ;)b I just got home, sat on the...

Very cool! ;)b

I just got home, sat on the couch and my wife hands me the catalogue and said "this came for you yesterday"... :D
Forum: Traditional 01-18-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By SwampRabbit
Snap a pic and post... I haven't received mine...

Snap a pic and post... I haven't received mine yet.
Forum: Traditional 01-17-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By SwampRabbit
Kids can be fickle. Ask me how I know... A...

Kids can be fickle. Ask me how I know...

A Youth Samick Polaris takedown can be purchased from 3Rivers (link above by jerp) for an inexpensive price. These are what they use in scout camps around...
Forum: Traditional 01-17-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,224
Posted By SwampRabbit
Dang Lance! I looked at that pic and wondered how...

Dang Lance! I looked at that pic and wondered how I got so old, and you look younger!?!?

Congrats to your boy... and to you for raising another arrow flinging Epperson! I guess we'll see him...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-17-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,322
Posted By SwampRabbit
;)b If I trusted the hunter and the cook -...

;)b

If I trusted the hunter and the cook - I'd try it. But I am not going out of my way to clean and cook up a dillo.
Forum: Traditional 01-16-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,224
Posted By SwampRabbit
Nice shooting Corey! Congrats ;)b

Nice shooting Corey! Congrats ;)b
Forum: Traditional 01-14-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By SwampRabbit
It is funny... at the very beginning, when I...

It is funny... at the very beginning, when I started out... I had to shoot regularly to keep my consistency.

But this year, I didn't get to shoot very much... but when I did, my consistency was...
Forum: Traditional 01-14-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,224
Posted By SwampRabbit
Congrats - quite an achievement! ;)b

Congrats - quite an achievement! ;)b
Forum: Traditional 01-06-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,567
Posted By SwampRabbit
FIFY ;)b

FIFY ;)b
Forum: Traditional 01-05-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,355
Posted By SwampRabbit
Congrats! There is something special about taking...

Congrats! There is something special about taking an animal with a simple bow. Happy for you man!
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,224
Posted By SwampRabbit
Thanks Guys ;)b

Thanks Guys ;)b
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