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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,954
Posted By Horsehide
Not Greek or biblical, but our Akita was...

Not Greek or biblical, but our Akita was "Sensei".
Loosely translates as "someone who has been there before".
Would be fitting for a well-trained partner.
Forum: Traditional 07-31-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Horsehide
Truly sorry for your loss Steve. We had to let...

Truly sorry for your loss Steve.
We had to let our 12-year-old Akita go three years ago and I still miss Sensei daily.
He was my friend, trusted sidekick and confident. We were blessed to have him...
Forum: Traditional 07-24-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Horsehide
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Pretty boring combo, but they work very well in all kinds of lighting. 3 x 4” parabolic son 350 micro shafts (Day Six...
Forum: Traditional 07-11-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,410
Posted By Horsehide
Dang Bisch, I feel sorry for the little guy.

Dang Bisch, I feel sorry for the little guy.
Forum: Traditional 07-06-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Way to go Bisch! It looks like you are getting...

Way to go Bisch!
It looks like you are getting along just fine with your Colombian.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,856
Posted By Horsehide
Prayers ent Curt. May you all find some peace. ...

Prayers ent Curt.
May you all find some peace.
We have gone through this and understand the heartbreak.
Forum: Traditional 06-20-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Nice bear Cenizo. Always good to see your...

Nice bear Cenizo.
Always good to see your fletching turning bright red!
Forum: Traditional 06-15-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By Horsehide
They did a beautiful job Ellis. It looks as good...

They did a beautiful job Ellis. It looks as good as when I saw it right after it went down. They really did justice to it. Congrats.
Forum: Traditional 06-13-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,246
Posted By Horsehide
You are such a helpful guy Gary [emoji849] ...

You are such a helpful guy Gary [emoji849]
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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-06-2022, 05:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,262
Posted By Horsehide
Silence is golden, duct-tape is silver.

Silence is golden, duct-tape is silver.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 1,395
Posted By Horsehide
Amen Randy.

Amen Randy.
Forum: Traditional 05-25-2022, 05:30 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Nice pig Gary. as for Randy, he and his whole...

Nice pig Gary.
as for Randy, he and his whole family have been in our prayers for awhile now.
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By Horsehide
Nice shooting! Congrats on another hog.

Nice shooting! Congrats on another hog.
Forum: Traditional 05-20-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,505
Posted By Horsehide
So Gary, if I read you correctly, you are...

So Gary, if I read you correctly, you are switching from boxers to “banana hammocks”?
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Sort, I couldn’t resist.
I’ll go stand in the corner. [emoji849]
Forum: Traditional 05-12-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By Horsehide
Went to screw-in broardheads and carbons shafts...

Went to screw-in broardheads and carbons shafts for the first time this year. 200gr Day Six EVO XL, mounted on Day Six or Widowmakers 50gr outserts/inserts. Bows are #48 to #52 nominal, pulling #50...
Forum: Traditional 04-28-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,717
Posted By Horsehide
If that doesn’t give you “pig-fever”, I don’t...

If that doesn’t give you “pig-fever”, I don’t know what would. [emoji106]
Forum: Traditional 04-21-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Horsehide
You can give Sagittarius Archery a call. They...

You can give Sagittarius Archery a call.
They are pretty limited on the styles and color they offer, but the quality of the feathers and grinds is top notch. I have been ordering from them for...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Horsehide
Experience with BCY Mercury 2 string material?

Has anyone used the "new" BCY Mercury 2 string material in a recurve string?
I noticed quite a few makers are using "blended" (with Vectran) material, such as X99, but while some praise it, others...
Forum: Traditional 03-23-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,410
Posted By Horsehide
It is my favorite blind indeed. The light is...

It is my favorite blind indeed. The light is beautiful at sunrise and it is still fairly cool in the afternoons, even on hot days.
Forum: Traditional 03-23-2022, 05:26 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Nice shooting Gary. The weather was beautiful...

Nice shooting Gary. The weather was beautiful this weekend too.
Forum: Traditional 03-23-2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horsehide
Great write-up Gary. Glad you were able to...

Great write-up Gary.
Glad you were able to connect with the Mamba. Three hits in one sitting would be a blast. Not bad for an old man.:D
Tim and Bisch (and Zeke) go all out to make you feel as you...
Forum: Traditional 03-22-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,410
Posted By Horsehide
Glad to see Zeke has opportunities to keep his...

Glad to see Zeke has opportunities to keep his nose sharp. I was impressed when he kept on the very scarce blood trail of my Axis.
Forum: Traditional 03-13-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By Horsehide
I fell your pain Gary. When I first got into...

I fell your pain Gary.
When I first got into archery, #60 and over bows were considered a "normal" hunting weight.
Add 20 years and a few hand, shoulder and back injuries and shooting my beloved...
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By Horsehide
After shooting ASLs and other straight-gripped...

After shooting ASLs and other straight-gripped longbows for the better part of 20 years, I feel naked without an arm guard. Having transitioned to recurves, I still use one to keep any potential...
Forum: Traditional 03-11-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Well done Clay!

Well done Clay!
Forum: Traditional 03-08-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Well, you ended up getting him. Those pigs are...

Well, you ended up getting him.
Those pigs are tough on arrows.
Forum: Traditional 02-20-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Horsehide
As Rick mentioned, shooting a bare string will...

As Rick mentioned, shooting a bare string will not hurt your bow.
As for the loss of speed, I'll take a quiet bow over a fast one any day.
Forum: Traditional 02-18-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By Horsehide
Happy birthday Bisch!

Happy birthday Bisch!
Forum: Traditional 02-16-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
I love hunting pigs. They are challenging on so...

I love hunting pigs. They are challenging on so many levels.
Forum: Traditional 02-10-2022, 04:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,410
Posted By Horsehide
Nice job Zeke! Good shot on that tank too.

Nice job Zeke! Good shot on that tank too.
Forum: Traditional 01-29-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,631
Posted By Horsehide
Well done! Congrats.

Well done! Congrats.
Forum: Traditional 01-26-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,946
Posted By Horsehide
If you hunt long enough, you will have more than...

If you hunt long enough, you will have more than one of those "Oh crap!" shots. your state of mind, excitement or the game's own reaction will eventually not line up for a quick efficient kill....
Forum: Traditional 01-25-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
You will not be disappointed. Great place ran by...

You will not be disappointed. Great place ran by really good people who love to bowhunt.
Forum: Traditional 01-25-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Just back from a great extended weekend at London...

Just back from a great extended weekend at London Oaks Ranch.
This trip brought up a few “firsts”: first axis doe, first kills with a recurve and first time using carbon arrows.
My shot on the...
Forum: Traditional 01-19-2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,351
Posted By Horsehide
After using a deer hide glove with cordovan...

After using a deer hide glove with cordovan fingertips for decades, I gave the American Leathers Kangaroo Crossover a try. I have large hands with medium fingertips and they custom made a glove to...
Forum: Traditional 01-15-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By Horsehide
Good luck Gary.

Good luck Gary.
Forum: Traditional 01-15-2022, 04:41 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Congratulations Steve. Nice doe. Bisch's tracking...

Congratulations Steve. Nice doe. Bisch's tracking skills surely beat mine!
Forum: Traditional 01-05-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Horsehide
Let the snouts hit the dirt Bisch!

Let the snouts hit the dirt Bisch!
Forum: Traditional 01-05-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
You all are starting the new year with some great...

You all are starting the new year with some great kills. Well done.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,864
Posted By Horsehide
We started processing our own deers and antelopes...

We started processing our own deers and antelopes when we were still living in Colorado. The local processors would weigh the carcass you would bring in and tell you how many pounds of processed meat...
Forum: Traditional 01-05-2022, 04:47 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Nice fat doe Bisch! Nice one to start the year.

Nice fat doe Bisch! Nice one to start the year.
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,946
Posted By Horsehide
The company was good and the ranch spectacular,...

The company was good and the ranch spectacular, as usual. If we cannot assume our failures, learn from them and move on, we will never progress. Still grateful to had the opportunities, even if I...
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Horsehide
So many truth in these thoughts Gary. We have so...

So many truth in these thoughts Gary. We have so much to be thankful for, even when times get rough and the road pretty bumpy.
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,946
Posted By Horsehide
If we lose our humility, how are we supposed to...

If we lose our humility, how are we supposed to be honoring the game animal we kill?
My last hunting trip saw me miss two broadside shots at 12 yards each. One doe rolled, the other one ducked and...
Forum: Traditional 01-03-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,076
Posted By Horsehide
Nice buck and great shot HunterB. Nice way to...

Nice buck and great shot HunterB. Nice way to kick in the new year.
Forum: Traditional 12-31-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 58,958
Posted By Horsehide
Nice way to end the year Bisch. Congrats on all...

Nice way to end the year Bisch.
Congrats on all the critters.
When did you switch over to 4x3" fletching?
Forum: Traditional 12-22-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Horsehide
Nice spot Gary. Hang in there, literally :D ...

Nice spot Gary.
Hang in there, literally :D
If this weather keeps up, we will be hunting in loincloths by New Year's... :eek:
Forum: Traditional 12-21-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Horsehide
If the wax doesn’t do the trick, I would look...

If the wax doesn’t do the trick, I would look into some Vibra-TITE VC-3
It’s a non permanent thread locker and is reusable over several assembly/ disassembly cycles.
Forum: Traditional 12-17-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 58,958
Posted By Horsehide
Well done Boogieman. Nice buck.

Well done Boogieman. Nice buck.
Forum: Traditional 12-15-2021, 04:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,410
Posted By Horsehide
Nice shot Bisch. Looks like Zeke is on a roll.

Nice shot Bisch. Looks like Zeke is on a roll.
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