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Forum: Equipment and Tuning Yesterday, 09:48 PM
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Posted By Bill
I found that Lancaster Archery sells 72Ē lengths...

I found that Lancaster Archery sells 72Ē lengths in different colors and diameters. Itís not on their web site (at least that I could find) but customer service gave me a part number and $22 +...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-15-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Bill
Replacement fiber for sight?

I have a Copper John Mark IV single pin sight. 10 years old, I need to replace the fiber. I like the sight and donít see a need to upgrade to a new model.

Itís 2Ē diameter, 6 1/4Ē per wrap. It...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,079
Posted By Bill
Try plowing snow! The clutch adjustment tp...

Try plowing snow!

The clutch adjustment tp smooth shifting is as easy.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,079
Posted By Bill
I started to get really rough manual shifting...

I started to get really rough manual shifting into 3, 4, 5. Adjusting the clutch is simple and took 10 minutes including finding a YouTube how-to, getting a 14mm wrench and screwdriver and doing it. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7,294
Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
Time to work out, shoot broad heads at 40-50-60...

Time to work out, shoot broad heads at 40-50-60 to know your maximum ethical shot distance, and get ready.



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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,079
Posted By Bill
Thatís what Iíve read. SuperATV and...

Thatís what Iíve read. SuperATV and SidebysideStuff are 2 good, reputable retailers and have info on windshields.

The Honda side by side forum is a really good place for unbiased reviews too. Iím...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Bill
20 years since Sept 11, 2001

Amen.

I received an email from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum today asking that people post a picture of sky in memory of the beautiful blue sky over NYC 20 years ago this morning.

Sunrise in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,079
Posted By Bill
I think I summed up the pro and cons. ...

I think I summed up the pro and cons.

Scratch resistance
Impact resistance
Field of view

Iíll add
Opening for more summer airflow (plastic has advantage)

Thereís different plastics and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,079
Posted By Bill
The guyís voice gets on my nerves, but it shows...

The guyís voice gets on my nerves, but it shows how to do it. On the Honda SxS forum itís done by most of the guys with no problems reported.

Just donít paddle shift into reverse at 35 mph (but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 142,121
Posted By Bill
Opening day of Montana elk swig and a prayer for...

Opening day of Montana elk swig and a prayer for Brad.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 07:50 AM
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Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
I hope itís not smoky from Cali fires blown in on...

I hope itís not smoky from Cali fires blown in on the jet stream. Im SW of BozAngeles and AQI is horrible.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,079
Posted By Bill
Have you adjusted (tightened) the reverse handle...

Have you adjusted (tightened) the reverse handle (under dash) cable so you donít need to reach under the dash every rine to go in reverse? A P500 must-do.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,079
Posted By Bill
Iím happy with it so far. I wanted laminated...

Iím happy with it so far. I wanted laminated glass to eliminate scratches, there are sone coated plastics that claim equal scratch resistance.

Plastics have the advantages of better impact...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-08-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
Do you use the provincial stain as the dark/ tar...

Do you use the provincial stain as the dark/ tar highlights or the base color? Iíve used it on wood projects and itís really dark.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-07-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
Is waiting for Bondo to harden worse than waiting...

Is waiting for Bondo to harden worse than waiting for paint to dry?

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-07-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
Thanks again. Sent from my iPhone using...

Thanks again.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,222
Posted By Bill
A prayer sent for your brother from up north. ...

A prayer sent for your brother from up north.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-06-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
Thatís really good looking. Where do you get pine...

Thatís really good looking. Where do you get pine tar? Is that what gives the brown color?


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-05-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
Iím still waiting for the MacKinsey shipment, so...

Iím still waiting for the MacKinsey shipment, so I did some work on the skull/base.

Drilled holes for threaded rod.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17,985
Views: 988,692
Posted By Bill
I took a nice picture of horses on BLM here in...

I took a nice picture of horses on BLM here in Montana land last weekend. Iím assuming theyíre owned and not wild, but pretty never the less.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7,294
Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
The Elk Thread

I felt bad after posting that last night. Glad you took it as constructive. Now get back on Ďem!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7,294
Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
I got up to 8,000 feet and there were prints...

I got up to 8,000 feet and there were prints everywhere- but no elk. Itís been warm in SW Montana, the rut and bugling are a couple weeks away.

Iíll be out again tomorrow in the dark.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7,294
Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
I have to be the one to say it- get closer. A 55...

I have to be the one to say it- get closer. A 55 yards shot is still a long shot (by western standards) up or downhill, bad footing, and your heart pounding.

The good news- no harm done, go do it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7,294
Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
The Elk Thread

Congratulations!!!

Well, itís here and Iím pulling out.
Hunt hard and shoot straight.
Watch out for the **** bears.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-01-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7,294
Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
Good luck brother! Let me know when you get to...

Good luck brother! Let me know when you get to the Treasure State!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-01-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,616
Posted By Bill
The only problem with a Havalon knives is if you...

The only problem with a Havalon knives is if you try to pry apart a joint, the scalpel blades were not designed for that and they snap.

I carry a sheath knife made by a club member I won in an...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-01-2021, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Bill
Please report on what it is like to shoot. Thatís...

Please report on what it is like to shoot. Thatís a griz bear gun if I ever saw one.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-01-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,880
Posted By Bill
Iíd like to do that. Their gold dust was hidden...

Iíd like to do that. Their gold dust was hidden somewhere before the Vigilantes strung Ďem up.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-01-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
I build a new workbench with a wood vise from a...

I build a new workbench with a wood vise from a glue lam beam cutoff and 2x6s, and decided to start on the skull for mounting it. The Japanese pull-saw makes quick work of an initial trimming of the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-01-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
Thanks on Minwax info. I called McKinseys and...

Thanks on Minwax info. I called McKinseys and spoke with tech support. He said stain, shoe polish, potassium permanganate all work, he uses this and thinks it produces the most natural results. So I...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-01-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
Thanks for McKinseys suggestion. Which color...

Thanks for McKinseys suggestion.

Which color Minwax stain?


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-31-2021, 11:19 PM
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Views: 2,782
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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-31-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bill
Coloring elk sheds project

Living in Montana has some advantages- like finding a small bulls antlers and skull while scouting for elk. It appears to have been a mountain lion kill since the whole skeleton was partially covered...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,805
Posted By Bill
Prayers sent from up north. Sent from my...

Prayers sent from up north.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,616
Posted By Bill
X2. Great little knives. The disposable blades...

X2. Great little knives. The disposable blades resharpen with a small stone real well too if you donít want to change it right then. They have gutting hooks too.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 21,981
Posted By Bill
67 and still bowhunting. I have an anecdote...

67 and still bowhunting.

I have an anecdote about aging. My wife and I are friends with Cistercian monks (Catholic) in a small monastery in rural Pennsylvania.

Several years ago the abbot (in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-21-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 142,719
Posted By Bill
I would. Why not? Sent from my iPhone...

I would. Why not?



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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-21-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 142,719
Posted By Bill
Does Ďhauntedí go on a real estate sale...

Does Ďhauntedí go on a real estate sale disclosure in Texas? :)

Wild stories. Keep Ďem coming.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,465
Posted By Bill
Iíll bet it would have sold for 1/2 that in 2019...

Iíll bet it would have sold for 1/2 that in 2019 pre-Covid.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,465
Posted By Bill
Nearest Walmart? 60 miles in Butte, 80 to...

Nearest Walmart? 60 miles in Butte, 80 to Bozeman. No HEBs here, so sorry.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 48,872
Posted By Bill
Ss I was leaving to hunt pronghorns several miles...

Ss I was leaving to hunt pronghorns several miles from home, the drizzle stopped and I took some pictures from the road.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,465
Posted By Bill
If you want to trade the great state of Texas for...

If you want to trade the great state of Texas for Montana.

You can buy the place I see from our house on 135 acres for $1.3 million.

They call this area the ďbanana beltĒ since the weather is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,591
Posted By Bill
PM sent. Thatís very kind. Sent from my...

PM sent. Thatís very kind.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,294
Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
Iím still figuring out how pronghorns. ...

Iím still figuring out how pronghorns.

Yesterday morning I watched between 80 and 100 elk leaving an ag pivot before sunrise. 2 spikes, the rest cows and calves. They filled a hillside going up...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,528
Posted By Bill
Help me out- are they refusing to let you drive...

Help me out- are they refusing to let you drive your own truck out of the dealerís fenced lot?

What have you decided to do?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,591
Posted By Bill
Itís moving forward, albeit slowly. Having fun,...

Itís moving forward, albeit slowly. Having fun, though. Earlier this week there was some confusion with my lesson time, and the woman with the following lesson turned up a bit early.

She also has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,519
Posted By Bill
Whatís itís story? Sent from my iPhone...

Whatís itís story?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,528
Posted By Bill
Find the general manager/ head honchos name of...

Find the general manager/ head honchos name of the dealership. Go there and speak to him. I wouldnít bother being told to make an appointment.

If you canít find his name, post or PM me the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,294
Views: 630,227
Posted By Bill
No pronghorns yet, watched 15 elk leave an...

No pronghorns yet, watched 15 elk leave an alfalfa pivot before sunrise. 1 legal rag horn bull in the group.

Take a Stanley thermos with a sealable top and a little Krylon camo paint. Nothing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 142,121
Posted By Bill
An opening day pronghorn archery season swig and...

An opening day pronghorn archery season swig and prayer for Brad at sunrise. Heís here in spirit.

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