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Old 03-29-2018, 10:29 PM   #1
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It has been a lifelong dream of mine to own my own hunting land and today that dream became reality! I just closed on a secluded 80 acre parcel and am ecstatic. God is good!!!

Iíd been seriously looking for land since early 2017 and Darton located this place on New Yearís Eve. It turned out to be exactly what we were looking for. His threads documenting the acquisition and development of multiple whitetail hunting grounds over the years, along with his wisdom and encouragement were instrumental in this coming together. Darton, my family and I will be forever grateful, my friend. To Stan R who helped inspire Darton and many others, I extend my sincere appreciation.

I look forward to taking everyone along as we slowly work to maximize the potential of the property and local deer herd.
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Old 03-29-2018, 10:35 PM   #2
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CONGRATS!!! Nothing like having your own place! Jay & Stan is Good Folks!!
Where is your new place? Ok?
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Old 03-29-2018, 10:36 PM   #3
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Congratulations. Look forward to following your journey.
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Old 03-29-2018, 10:38 PM   #4
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Awesome. Itís a great feeling!

Iím looking forward to following along.
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Old 03-29-2018, 10:47 PM   #5
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CONGRATS!!! Nothing like having your own place! Jay & Stan is Good Folks!!
Where is your new place? Ok?

Have never met Stan but his thread and approach speak for themselves. Jay is good people!

This little slice of Godís creation is just inside Haskell County, OK a little North of Quinton.

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Iím looking forward to following along.

Canít agree more.

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Looking forward to sharing it!
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:03 AM   #6
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This little slice of Godís creation is just inside Haskell County, OK a little North of Quinton.


Nice! I grew up and graduated from Quinton. There are truly some huge deer in that area.
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Old 03-29-2018, 10:47 PM   #7
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Congrats! Super good feeling.
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Old 03-29-2018, 10:59 PM   #8
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Old 03-30-2018, 12:20 AM   #9
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Congrats! Good luck, and keep us updated.
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Old 03-30-2018, 12:21 AM   #10
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Where's the pics?
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Old 03-30-2018, 03:18 AM   #11
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Pic heavy? I don’t see them lol. Congrats
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Old 03-30-2018, 04:45 AM   #12
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Old 03-30-2018, 05:42 AM   #13
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Congratulations!

Nothing like your own land!

When photo bucket changed I lost the photo's on my thread.

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Old 03-30-2018, 05:45 AM   #14
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Old 03-30-2018, 05:56 AM   #15
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Congrats to you. To me there is nothing like owning your own place. We bought ours almost 14 years ago and have never regretted it. We retired to the place last year and have enjoyed every minute of it.
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Old 03-30-2018, 06:12 AM   #16
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Congrats - it looks very lush and green from this week’s rain.
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Old 03-30-2018, 06:18 AM   #17
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Congrats on your new property, enjoy the fruits of your labor.
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Old 03-30-2018, 06:20 AM   #18
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Don't see any pics
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Old 03-30-2018, 09:05 AM   #19
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Pic heavy? I donít see them lol. Congrats


LOL. I should have titled it ďPic & Vid Heavy!!!!Ē as I anticipate allot of filming going on with the kids pulling the trigger/release.

Pics will begin rolling into this long term post later today.
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Old 03-30-2018, 07:06 AM   #20
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Congratulations to you and the Family - some of my favorite threads !
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Old 03-30-2018, 07:08 AM   #21
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Old 03-30-2018, 07:12 AM   #22
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Congrats and in for the progress/pics as you improve your place.
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Old 03-30-2018, 07:43 AM   #23
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Congrats! Looking forward to following along.
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Old 03-30-2018, 07:45 AM   #24
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Congratulations! We bought 20 acres last year and its so satisfying seeing deer at the feeder on OUR place. Truly is a blessing. Congrats again!

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Old 03-30-2018, 08:05 AM   #25
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80 acres... that's awesome
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:14 AM   #26
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Congratulations my friend!
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Old 03-30-2018, 09:14 AM   #27
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Man, you already have a 20 foot Conex ready to roll! Get her moved!

Seriously, congrats and looking forward to updates and pictures.
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:07 PM   #28
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Man, you already have a 20 foot Conex ready to roll! Get her moved!

Seriously, congrats and looking forward to updates and pictures.


If I needed storage Iíd have it there, for sure. That said, this place has more storage than I need already.


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Old 03-30-2018, 09:22 AM   #29
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Congratulations! Nothing like owning your own place.

And yes, Darton is a good guy.
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Old 03-30-2018, 09:25 AM   #30
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Congrats. I bought my place last March and it has been constant work....but the kind of work you'll love doing. Theres no feeling like pulling in the gate of your own place.
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Old 03-30-2018, 09:34 AM   #31
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Congrats!!!
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Old 03-30-2018, 05:13 PM   #32
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Congratulations!

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Old 03-30-2018, 05:35 PM   #33
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Old 03-30-2018, 05:36 PM   #34
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I'ma gonna find out where you and AntlerCollector are. And move in next door to one of yall.

J/K. And Congrats on the place.
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:04 PM   #35
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Spent a good part of the morning visiting with the former owner (Roy) about the history of the place, where all the utility lines are, maintenance that is required, idiosyncrasies of the place, names and numbers, etc.

Roy and his wife have been here nearly 20 years and are in their 70ís now. Heíd had it up FSBO for nearly 3 years. The sale was a blessing for both of us.

Did a little scouting this afternoon with Gracie.







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Old 03-30-2018, 08:05 PM   #36
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Congratulations manónow build a big enough pond we can bow fish
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:08 PM   #37
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Absolutely! Just need to get a good insurance plan just in the outside chance that someone falls in!
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:13 PM   #38
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A few more pics:





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Old 03-30-2018, 08:17 PM   #39
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Ttt
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:19 PM   #40
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Very nice, congratulations!
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:20 PM   #41
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A few of the homeplace:





Our place is up on top of a ridge. Weíve got an easement that goes through a pasture to access it. Our place starts 3/4 way up the hill.

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Old 03-30-2018, 08:21 PM   #42
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Awesome!!!!!! Congratulations! It's definitely a great feeling!
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:21 PM   #43
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Got firewood!
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:41 PM   #44
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Maybe just enough to get us through the next cold snap!
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:23 PM   #45
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That looks Great!
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Old 03-30-2018, 08:45 PM   #46
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Congratulations on a great looking place!
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Old 03-31-2018, 08:13 PM   #47
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I am loving the development! Nothing but good times ahead!
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Old 03-31-2018, 08:57 PM   #48
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Got back to the property today with the family to hang two more cameras and pour out some corn in front of them to get a sense of what we have in the area. Hoping for a varied age structure to the local herd.



Have a few good size oaks on the place. This is one of them.

Most of what is here is pin and post oaks, I believe. Will learn more as we go along.
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Old 03-31-2018, 09:03 PM   #49
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This place has allot of rock on it. The former owner allowed a company to source rock from here for a while. Some are pretty small while others will take a dozer to move.

These are screaming fire pit.





All things in due time.
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Old 03-31-2018, 09:14 PM   #50
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Looks Outstanding !!! I know it is a very good feeling and exciting time for you and your family.
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