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    Yesterday, 09:52 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Yellow Jackets in Our Town
    My cousin Jackie and I were about ten years old and had made a couple of wooden bats about 1/4 inch thick 2" wide and 20" long and named them "Bumble Bee Bats". My Aunt told us to quit fooling around with the Bumble Bees, we would get stung and we...
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    09-19-2018, 10:20 PM
    Ohio Rusty::: You know what I am thinking? How about drilling a small hole in one of your .475 lead balls you have and put a screw in smaller than your sprue hole in the mold. Cut the head off the screw and chuck in drill. Dip in toothpaste and...
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    09-19-2018, 07:42 PM
    I am guessing that they measure 30"L X 26"W X 14" tall. What do you think they are? quote: Does anyone have any ingot moulds I could use to duplicate these ingots? How about and old cast iron bathtub?
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    09-19-2018, 07:34 PM
    Taking it a part and putting it back together called for three or more hands it seemed. Whew.
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    09-19-2018, 07:33 PM
    My model 600 222 rem was a real hoot shooting prairie dogs in New Mexico. Alfalfa fields along the Rio Grande had much trouble from the varmits. They would eat the alfalfa two borders into the field (about a 140 feet) themselves and store in their...
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    09-18-2018, 09:23 AM
    Hey Indian Joe, Would you believe, I had some sulphur with clay and put it in a big jar half full, added water and stirred well and let it sit. Came along and looked at it and you could see the line where it had separated. poured off the water and...
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    09-14-2018, 02:59 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Bees and cows ? in Our Town
    We had a bear visit the bee hives and destroyed or pulled everything apart to get the larvae. The beekeeper said that they liked the larvae for the protein benefit as well as some honey. You could drive up and get out of the car to survey the...
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    09-14-2018, 02:53 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Bees and cows ? in Our Town
    Saw a cow in the fenced in beehive area. The gate on one end had been left open. Went in the other gate and the cow left. I was riding Sara the super mule and as we passed the last one which was close to the road we were on, Sara coulldn't resist...
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    09-14-2018, 02:37 PM
    Sounds almost like a plastic fishing worm that accidently gets next to a $8.00 plastic lure. Melts even the lure box as well. Wonder if Hornady has an answer or replacement.
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    09-13-2018, 11:30 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Yellow Jackets in Our Town
    x2 on Land Owner post #20 about permethrin. Use the pump up sprayer turned to full stream and wet everything.. Use it for mosquitoes, and fire ants.. Spray the top of a fire ant mound with straight stream and it will cave in. That shows where to...
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    09-10-2018, 09:56 PM
    Are you using high-grade electronic devices and magnetic gidgets on your invention Dieselhorses?
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    09-10-2018, 08:40 PM
    If you should like to see one hour plus pics of guns shot by a good lookin kid then here it is: https://youtu.be/dMIC-_Z41MM
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    09-10-2018, 04:39 PM
    Hey Ausglock Trevor, Hope someone doesn't ask "What color are you using ?" That is one fine looking rig you have there. Yeah I suppose you have several other colored buckets too.
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    09-09-2018, 08:56 PM
    Sent PM on the Lee .530 Ball mould $15.00
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    09-07-2018, 10:02 PM
    MOA Your idea "with a 3 or 4 foot rotating bench top" !! Wow , I have been looking at a dead corner for twenty years and standing tall stuff in it and never gave it a thought how to use the space better. You could probably build several of those...
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    09-07-2018, 04:08 PM
    Took this from www.answers.com White-tailed deer actually have more hair per square inch in the summer than in the winter! For protection against the cold, each hair on a deer's winter coat is hollow - like a tiny straw, which holds insulating...
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    09-06-2018, 07:29 PM
    I am not whom you asked the question to but, I will take a "shot" at the hair rubbed off. The deer are a "brownish" color in the summer and "greyish" in the winter. The deer is shedding. The depredation hunt seems to be when too many deer are...
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    09-05-2018, 10:25 PM
    Like your attitude!
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    09-03-2018, 11:06 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by indian joe View Post If I knew you better I would give you my lecture about mental programming --- you are expecting heart problems and bladder cancer before age 80 !!! Quit doing that right now You are only at the...
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    09-02-2018, 01:22 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Testing pics in Testing Area
    Wolfer, All that I did was to copy the URL at the top of page, then paste it on here after the message "post pictures on e-mail" Then click on it and a line shows at the bottom of the page with 20180901_153659....jpg then click on that. The picture...
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    09-01-2018, 09:34 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Testing pics in Testing Area
    Yes it did work . Just click on it. I was at a Church community fund raiser garage sale a couple weeks ago and saw some reloading stuff. the 20 guage brass caught my eye as well as some other stuff. As old as I am I never used a brass shotgun...
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    09-01-2018, 09:24 PM
    Sometimes I use a long straight allen wrench held w/visegrips after soaking with (ATF)/Acetone mix (50/50): 50 lbs. then proceed to put pressure on the setscrew in one direction then pressure the other direction. Alternate with hammer blows on the...
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    09-01-2018, 09:01 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Testing pics in Testing Area
    Good styling and fit and finish on those knives. Trying new way to post pictures through...
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    09-01-2018, 08:48 PM
    Hey Freightman isn't it nice when some young clerk asks "Are you over 65?"
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    09-01-2018, 07:55 PM
    I am glad to see these kinds of posts Shooter 93. They may help someone else like you said about yourself to change their ways too. I used to go hunting alone and never gave it a thought except leave information with someone where I would be. Need...
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    09-01-2018, 07:15 PM
    Looks as if we could use a lot of safety police with all these tragic stories. Worst thing I have been part of was when we were hunting close to Padre Island on a refuge. My 240 lb. friend had a miss-step broke an ankle. Two miles from the truck. ...
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    08-31-2018, 10:30 PM
    In the year 1946 in Arkansas, my uncle Sam had a corn field very close to the house. We were visiting and I had my .22 Stevens single shot rifle with me. He asked me if I knew how to shoot it well and I didn't know how to answer. He wanted me to...
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    08-31-2018, 10:04 PM
    Actually Kryogen, think of it this way. Empty nest syndrome will come upon you a lot faster than you would like and maybe with time on your hands. Should that be the case just jump back in. By the way, what is lead selling for in Canada?
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Bowhunter, gun nut, reload, make my own blackckpowder (not used as yet! ), cast boolits, maker of forged knives, spears, tomahawks, etc, etc.
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Conroe TEXAS
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27 hobbies in all mostly outdoor ones
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check