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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,708
Posted By LeanMachine
Just don't buy an energy drink there. They will...

Just don't buy an energy drink there. They will really rake you over the coals with their pricing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 782
Posted By LeanMachine
I use all free and clear. Or at least I used to....

I use all free and clear. Or at least I used to. The older I get the less i bother. But I do like to deploy some fox pee for cover scent. I have never noticed a difference in success based on how i...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,487
Posted By LeanMachine
I'd 100% go back to when my wife and I were...

I'd 100% go back to when my wife and I were dating. We were head over heels. I was fresh out of college with no real responsibilities. I was not burned out on my career yet and the possibilities...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,944
Posted By LeanMachine
I see no problem.

I see no problem.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 9,654
Posted By LeanMachine
That is some serious slope on that scope mount to...

That is some serious slope on that scope mount to pull that off!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,973
Posted By LeanMachine
My BIL had that exact one. It was nothing...

My BIL had that exact one. It was nothing special. That sight is a lot of the price.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-16-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,229
Posted By LeanMachine
I did not read all of the responses but will give...

I did not read all of the responses but will give my experience. I have hunted out of a saddle for 5 years or so. I killed 4 deer out of it the first year in East texas, which is no small feat. It...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,895
Posted By LeanMachine
Picture angle sure makes a difference....

Picture angle sure makes a difference. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220913/b29dab170eccb0a499d36f9e3211e83a.jpg

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-09-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By LeanMachine
Very well. Doesn't move at all. You can get it...

Very well. Doesn't move at all. You can get it pretty tight with wing nut but i just barely snug it. All that downward pressure when cutting probably helps.

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-08-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By LeanMachine
I got within 10 yards of trying this out on a big...

I got within 10 yards of trying this out on a big buck only to be betrayed by the wind at the last critical moment. Luckily my buddy got a buck so i got to try the saw out. It performed perfectly....
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-29-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,364
Posted By LeanMachine
So cool. I love having a project like this to...

So cool. I love having a project like this to obsess over. Bringing something back to life is so rewarding.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By LeanMachine
A tipi is hard to beat. Sheds wind and...

A tipi is hard to beat. Sheds wind and precipitation well. Sets up quick. Very good size to weight ratio. Can stand up inside to put your pants on. They are a palace compared to most tents that can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
We are big fan of fish tacos and crappie is what...

We are big fan of fish tacos and crappie is what is normally in the freezer. They are good grilled or fried. The cast iron griddle on a pellet smoker works real well. We puree some canned chipotle...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By LeanMachine
The commercial hair "bleach" stuff works good....

The commercial hair "bleach" stuff works good. You can buy it on amazon. Just paint it on and saran wrap it for a day. Then hose it off. I would recommend the dawn soap first to degrease. The bleach...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-22-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By LeanMachine
I meant it as ultralight. But perhaps I used it...

I meant it as ultralight. But perhaps I used it inappropriately.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By LeanMachine
There is a company on ebay that will refurbish it...

There is a company on ebay that will refurbish it for you. Just do a search and they will probably pop up. I used them a couple years ago. I was trying to figure out what was wrong with my 04 ford,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,727
Posted By LeanMachine
The most disturbing for me is when young people...

The most disturbing for me is when young people do it. They just don't understand that nothing really matters at their age and that things will get better. Your brain just isn't fully formed yet and...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-16-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,887
Posted By LeanMachine
TPWD website says tilapia are no longer present...

TPWD website says tilapia are no longer present in the lake. I talked to a friend of mine who used to work for TPWD fisheries about how they would establish that, and it is a pretty dang conclusive...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-09-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By LeanMachine
$3 UL saw build

I posted this on rokslide but thought somebody here might find it useful as well

I have always wanted a saw to use for skull capping deer when backpacking to keep from having to carry the skull...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By LeanMachine
We have run into them in the mountains in...

We have run into them in the mountains in colorado while elk hunting. They are tough, I will give them that. Other people we talked to that had seen them in years passed said they come for a month...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-03-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By LeanMachine
Good dude. He gave me a stove for my house years...

Good dude. He gave me a stove for my house years ago when I was even poorer than i am now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By LeanMachine
I did what chew suggested and emailed them. Mine...

I did what chew suggested and emailed them. Mine is working now.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-02-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By LeanMachine
Insurance and Roof Repair Questions

We got a very localized batch of high wind a couple of weeks ago that caused some damage to houses around us. My house was added onto before I bought it. They extended the roof out, on top of the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-22-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,036
Posted By LeanMachine
That makes sense. Thanks Sent from my...

That makes sense. Thanks

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-22-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,036
Posted By LeanMachine
What are the advantages of using charcoal for...

What are the advantages of using charcoal for cooking? I frequently grill over a wood fire at the house. Seems to always be a steady supply of limbs blown down in the yard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
We didn't fish for 2 or 3 weeks because it is so...

We didn't fish for 2 or 3 weeks because it is so dang hot. Fished tawakoni this past sunday. Brought home 22 fish from a 1/2 days fishing in the heat of the day. Tossed back about 10. We were not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By LeanMachine
Same

Same
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By LeanMachine
Not sure what you are looking for in hotel...

Not sure what you are looking for in hotel quality but canton does not have any nice ones. If you just need a place to lay down and aren't picky, canton is a nice little town.

My personal...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-13-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,492
Posted By LeanMachine
I guess everyones definition of breaking the bank...

I guess everyones definition of breaking the bank is different, but you can buy quality belts and shoulder harnesses from kuiu or kifaru for pretty reasonable. Around $150 all in.

How often and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
Awesome! Thanks buff.

Awesome! Thanks buff.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-29-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 35,431
Posted By LeanMachine
Thanks for bumping this back up. Some how i...

Thanks for bumping this back up. Some how i managed to have never seen it. I enjoyed reading through it. Thanks for taking all the time to share. Solid work
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-29-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,492
Posted By LeanMachine
For whitetails I quarter them where they lay and...

For whitetails I quarter them where they lay and carry them out in a kifaru. If the extra height of the frame gets in your way, consider getting a shorter frame. You don't need all that load lifting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
Yes running live scope. I thought about using a...

Yes running live scope. I thought about using a buoy when structure does not come out of water. As awesome as live scope is, i found i enjoyed the catch more when i wasnt looking at the screen.

I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
My boat is pretty small and space is limited. I...

My boat is pretty small and space is limited. I changed my minnow box to a nice ozark trail soft sided lunch box with waterproof zippers that I already had. I think it was $20-30 back when i bought...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,103
Posted By LeanMachine
I have a weston 3200 and swapped to these. Happy...

I have a weston 3200 and swapped to these. Happy so far.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TV5RNQL?ref=nb_sb_ss_w_as-reorder-t1_ypp_rep_k0_1_5&amp=undefined&crid=3FRGV3YV3N7X1&sprefix=wevac&th=1
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By LeanMachine
If reasonably doable, I would want to run and...

If reasonably doable, I would want to run and experiment in one of the death trap tanks with new well water. What stood out to me was that you had no issues prior to the city water break. It would at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By LeanMachine
I updated all of my stuff through the active...

I updated all of my stuff through the active captain app. Fast and painless. LVS34 and 106sv. 20.0 works like a champ for me. No previous experience.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,538
Posted By LeanMachine
Kinetic bullet puller type approach was my first...

Kinetic bullet puller type approach was my first thought. Accelerate it quickly and then stop it suddenly. Id likely accomplish this by clamping the shaft of the driver, close to the tip, in a pair...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By LeanMachine
What tank is your pump in? Should be in the last...

What tank is your pump in? Should be in the last one (number 3). Both tanks 2 and 3 should remain "full" at all times. The tank with the pump should be the least full.

If pump is working as it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-07-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By LeanMachine
Is the rebate for 22 LR as well?

Is the rebate for 22 LR as well?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
I do not have personal experience with the 32 but...

I do not have personal experience with the 32 but I did buy a 34. I have spent a fair bit of time on a garmin facebook group and watching youtube. From what I have gathered, I would say buy the 32...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,147
Posted By LeanMachine
I assume you have looked at live edge steps? Very...

I assume you have looked at live edge steps? Very packable. I used them for a season. Just too fiddly for my taste.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,147
Posted By LeanMachine
Not sure if you are hunting public or private but...

Not sure if you are hunting public or private but I have gone to using a treehopper drill and bolts. Drill is like $60.I bought 50 bolts for like $20-30 online. Why I went to this for a climbing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-27-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By LeanMachine
States that warranty is not transferable past...

States that warranty is not transferable past original owner.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
Awesome info guys. Thanks for explaining. ...

Awesome info guys. Thanks for explaining.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
I see a lot of people specifically saying hand...

I see a lot of people specifically saying hand tied jigs. Do they offer an advantage? Or is it more of a it's cool because I made it and caught fish on it kind of deal? I could get into it if they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,281
Posted By LeanMachine
Chris i just want to add that i hadn't owned a...

Chris i just want to add that i hadn't owned a boat in 15 years and in my mind i had it made out to be a hassle I didn't want to deal with. Keeping registration current on boat and trailer, lights...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,334
Posted By LeanMachine
We do it all the time. Propane stove. I also...

We do it all the time. Propane stove. I also frequently finish briskets and such over night in the oven and just let the temp probe wake me up when done.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 63,722
Posted By LeanMachine
More minnows because not just me fishing. I...

More minnows because not just me fishing.

I have a small rtic ice chest and I just put a $10 aerator on it. We didn't lose a single minnow out of 5 dozen.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By LeanMachine
If you can apply it well and get it to lay flat,...

If you can apply it well and get it to lay flat, gorilla brand makes a clear gear repair tape that you could just go over the seams with. I shot a small buck years ago and the string snagged the...
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