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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,216
Posted By Tom
its the kung flu. the symptoms are from no...

its the kung flu. the symptoms are from no symptoms to death. Who knows?

It's real make no mistake about that. If you know someone that has died of it they were not pretending. I had it early on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,224
Posted By Tom
where did the coins go??

where did the coins go??
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,747
Posted By Tom
awesome deer. should be another good year!! ...

awesome deer. should be another good year!!

dont respond to the haters.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 08-27-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,352
Posted By Tom
WOW...no matter where this thread goes with the...

WOW...no matter where this thread goes with the haters she shot a beast. Happy for her and the mount looks great!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,000
Posted By Tom
there are round seismic hammers of all sizes but...

there are round seismic hammers of all sizes but if there is no evidence of any equipment then aliens sounds just as good. Better than turtles.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,150
Posted By Tom
looks like good bait

looks like good bait
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,593
Posted By Tom
haha....not gonna argue that point.

haha....not gonna argue that point.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,000
Posted By Tom
seismic source impression from a "vibrator...

seismic source impression from a "vibrator truck". any large tire tracks around??
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,593
Posted By Tom
I think if everyone's name was in their profile...

I think if everyone's name was in their profile there would be less internet tough guys.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-18-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,645
Posted By Tom
no need to make everyone happy. ;-)

no need to make everyone happy. ;-)
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,184
Posted By Tom
yeah...dont do any shooting around people, hotels...

yeah...dont do any shooting around people, hotels or anything like that. learn to aim low...uphill or downhill the amount is the same based upon the angle. its really not near as much as you may...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-12-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,645
Posted By Tom
second that....probably a dozen things or so that...

second that....probably a dozen things or so that played into this. ;-)
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 823
Posted By Tom
where to start. So many great places to stumble...

where to start. So many great places to stumble into.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,364
Posted By Tom
I am going to ask dumb questions to everything he...

I am going to ask dumb questions to everything he has in the classifieds, forever. I gotta see another melt down.
Forum: Recipes 08-10-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tom
my ram was a dozen years or older. It did not...

my ram was a dozen years or older. It did not taste too bad but was really really tough. I don't waste anything. My 2 Jack Russell's worked it over without complaints.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-09-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,061
Posted By Tom
agree 100%. Not to mention that he is not...

agree 100%. Not to mention that he is not commenting from the sidelines. He did his own research....he comments on his findings. He also mentions a dozen times that there is more work to be done. all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Tom
I get my tile roof, house, driveway, sidewalks...

I get my tile roof, house, driveway, sidewalks etc done every few years. Its expensive
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-05-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,475
Posted By Tom
.338 win mag was not on the list but this is good...

.338 win mag was not on the list but this is good for when you change your mind and want to kill something bigger or go to Africa for plains game. dont listen to "its too big" you can get 160gr...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,023
Posted By Tom
there not THAT bad.....

there not THAT bad.....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-04-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
if you believe the statement that a 600gr arrow...

if you believe the statement that a 600gr arrow will cause a miss by misjudging a yard at 50 and a 425-500gr arrow will not you did not use your calculator. The differential of error is probably...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By Tom
a well is cheaper than the fight

a well is cheaper than the fight
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-03-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
I agree they do whip as well but the pointy end...

I agree they do whip as well but the pointy end does not drift as much in the tests that I did. I shot at a hay bale at 40 yards with 460gr and 615gr and it was a noticeable difference in off target...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-03-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
that's a 450gr to 848gr at 70 yards.

that's a 450gr to 848gr at 70 yards.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-03-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
check out video at 2:20. awesome comparison ...

check out video at 2:20. awesome comparison

Arrows part 3: My 2020 Arrow Choices and how to improve arrow Flight and Durability - YouTube
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tom
where are you?

where are you?
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tom
Outstanding to hear....you are on the right track...

Outstanding to hear....you are on the right track if you learn the variables and work on them one at a time. I would step back to 40 and shoot the bare shaft. The error will be big enough that small...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-02-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tom
if the arrow not leaving the bow straight, which...

if the arrow not leaving the bow straight, which it appears it is not, for whatever reason then the BH are going to fly horrific as you will put a sail on the front of the arrow. Fix the problem and...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-31-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tom
it does not look stable. Fletching is a parachute...

it does not look stable. Fletching is a parachute that adds drag and will allow the heavy end to true itself. this error can be a host of things. If you just left the shop with it tuned then I would...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-27-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
that did not come out as intended. If you review...

that did not come out as intended. If you review the drop of an arrow...say 450 grains and the drop of arrow at 600 and compare the drop differential between 40-50 yards with the light arrow at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 16,041
Posted By Tom
truth right here. No pressure like that.

truth right here. No pressure like that.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-27-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
apply some physics. Start with the application of...

apply some physics. Start with the application of gravity. 1 yard error at 50 does not make a miss on a good shot. If you agree with this your calculator is broke.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 16,041
Posted By Tom
who is it you are speaking of? is the Olympics on...

who is it you are speaking of? is the Olympics on now??
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By Tom
Dang. Hate to hear this. If you need another...

Dang. Hate to hear this. If you need another little guy then I would look at Russel Rescue of Texas.... we are on #4. Always have a few and we go for the older dogs. The best pets EVER.

sorry for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,671
Posted By Tom
this. bought without hook....add what you want.

this. bought without hook....add what you want.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-24-2021, 01:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
Looks about right. from his current hunting setup...

Looks about right. from his current hunting setup to a very heavy setup at this range has an error difference of 2.9".

Hunt with what you want to hunt with and I will as well. I have never tried...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-23-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
there is a lot of misinformation and feel good...

there is a lot of misinformation and feel good about any set up that anyone uses.

if you look at a standard archery calculator.....keeping in mind that this is a guideline and does not cover all...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-23-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
actually I think it is 5" for 5 yards....but we...

actually I think it is 5" for 5 yards....but we will see soon. I could be way off. It could be 8"
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-23-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
I will post. I honestly cannot recall. I did not...

I will post. I honestly cannot recall. I did not hunt or shoot since 2019 (Covid BS) but it really is not a issue that has stood out to me. Even when I was light I was at 460gr. I have my setup...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-21-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By Tom
you will be into the arrow before you can turn it...

you will be into the arrow before you can turn it down to range 150...if it even moved that far. Better to have alternate marks on the vertical pin
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-21-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
[QUOTE=JTeLarkin08;15711060]The point is when...

[QUOTE=JTeLarkin08;15711060]The point is when your off 1 yard at 50 it’s the difference between killing the animal and missing.

It’s hard to judge within a yard all the time. Zero reason to shoot...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-20-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
awesome. I am at 615gr. My pins are 30-70. My bow...

awesome. I am at 615gr. My pins are 30-70. My bow is ChillX 29.5 DL turned all the way up. I have a big target and have flags from 20-80 yards in the ground. I sight in my pins. I practice. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,460
Posted By Tom
Brown bear that are in an area where they are...

Brown bear that are in an area where they are hunted will generally move on pretty quick if they wind you. They don't look too hungry! Good luck....you're in a good spot.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,091
Posted By Tom
I would rip it off the corner of his house at the...

I would rip it off the corner of his house at the right time. no camera no pictures.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-09-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,582
Posted By Tom
There is no correlation between weight of arrow,...

There is no correlation between weight of arrow, speed and misjudging distance. ;-)

if you hunt with a bow you have done this!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,295
Posted By Tom
My father was a gun hunter but we had bows as...

My father was a gun hunter but we had bows as long as I remember. I would "shoot at" rabbits and anything else when I was 8-9 years old. I stayed with the bow hunting with layoffs for the Navy and...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-06-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Tom
I watched the RF video. It was not bad....he did...

I watched the RF video. It was not bad....he did not have a giggle fit or anything. It looked to me like the heavy is the way to go. ;-)

I shoot heavy and my pin assignment is 30,40,50,60,70. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,655
Posted By Tom
if you have money that will be needed for you and...

if you have money that will be needed for you and your family it will be best to not look her for solid advice. There are some very smart guys that play here but crypto is a gamble so don't play with...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-05-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,582
Posted By Tom
does the physics change from a low energy trad...

does the physics change from a low energy trad set up to a fast bow if the only variable that changes is FPS??
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-05-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,582
Posted By Tom
nice animal but I would say, and as a science guy...

nice animal but I would say, and as a science guy you will agree, that one example does not meet the burden of proof in a scientific experiment. I would also say that across a large data set what...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-05-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,582
Posted By Tom
of course. as I said I am not taking a run at...

of course. as I said I am not taking a run at you. I have no idea what Ranch Fairy is saying as I cannot get past all of the giggles and goofiness in his videos to see if he even knows what he is...
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