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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Exit shoot hole
« on: January 15, 2019, 06:08:53 AM »
Pork on the Pampas! Nice shooting Juan!

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Thank you for the update and great photos!

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We do the traditional dinner for Thanksgiving; turkey, dressing, the whole nine yards. For Christmas we went off the rails a little.

I did American Bison burgers and some 2 1/2" center-cut filets on the outdoor grille, over mesquite wood & smoke. Some skinless, boneless chicken breasts and assorted veggies, also grilled.

Sure hope this becomes oour new Christmas tradition! Yum!


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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Badsection
« on: December 27, 2018, 05:27:56 AM »

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: First weatherby
« on: December 19, 2018, 04:48:39 AM »
Welcome to the Nation; congrats on the new Weatherby.

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Revenge on porch pirates
« on: December 18, 2018, 12:44:45 PM »
Instead of filling the box with glitter, I'd prefer rattlesnakes! Ok, Ok, how about oil paint or indelible dye; pink!

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: bore brush or no bore brush
« on: December 04, 2018, 07:24:37 AM »
For years, with competition Benchrest rifles, I have used a Dewey coated cleaning rod (with bore guide) and use bronze cleaning brushes. They do a thorough cleaning job with less passes than a nylon brush would, followed by ample cleaning patches.

They have never once detrimentally harmed any expensive match-grade barrel and always worked well with each of my hunting or target rifles. I've always favored Butch's Bore Shine.

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Random Thought/Question?
« on: November 24, 2018, 05:41:49 AM »
Great question. I have to like the .270 Winchester, since it's so versatile and I already have it in the Weatherby Vanguard Deluxe.



But over the years that I lived and hunted in Texas Hill Country, I developed an affection for the .280 Remington (.7mm Express Remington) .25-06 and took more deer with a .264 Win Mag than any other. I also have to give a nod to the .7mm-08, which out of my Winchester Model 70 Featherweight is nearly as adaptable as the .270 Winchester cartridge. 

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Thanksgiving
« on: November 23, 2018, 05:22:39 AM »
Happy Thanksgiving everyone I hope everyone has a good day.  On a side note I'm happy to report that I didn't get murdered by my wife for getting a 30 pound turkey. 

Weatherby -SL that's a good looking Long Colt, what brand is it?
Thank you Chris. From Cimarron, it's a Pietta Frontier Model 1873. Fits in well my Colt SAA's.

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Thanksgiving
« on: November 22, 2018, 05:31:57 AM »
Thanks Bad, and Happy Thanksgiving to all in the Nation!

That Rare Breed looks awfully inviting, betting price of admission is steep. But a little Wild Turkey goes a long way. Makes a good Whiskey Sauer:



After the turkey and dressing, a nice Jack Daniel's Red Dog ain't bad:


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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Politics
« on: November 07, 2018, 05:38:48 AM »
Tennessee won big yesterday. As a long-time red state, the Republicans won with Bill Lee to Governor, Marsha Blackburn to US Senate and 7 to 2 in US House. The State Senate and State House were ALL won by Republicans.

I loathe the fact that the Democrats won back the US House. I just hope they are smart enough to oust Pelosi as the Speaker and choose someone with more sense. Afraid the fox is IN the hen house!

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: 10
« on: November 05, 2018, 05:09:12 AM »
God bless you and congratulations!!

Mind if I join ya?


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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Shot at a doe
« on: November 01, 2018, 11:04:34 AM »
Unfortunately, it happens. The longer you hunt, the more likely it can be. The positive thing to take away from this is the terrible way you feel and are describing this situation - it means you are an ethical and caring hunter, I applaud you; try not to beat yourself up too badly.

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Long Range Fishing
« on: October 24, 2018, 12:39:38 PM »
WOW! Looks like a great trip! Congrats and thanks for sharing the pics!

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: First Elk, 340
« on: October 20, 2018, 05:35:02 AM »
Congratulations, FINE bull! I can smell the venison now!

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