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    Re: to annex or not to annex...

    9oz for the tarp vs 4.5 oz for the annex, Just a thought, though the sheep tarp is more versatile. I've a supertarp w annex and love the setup.
  2. Re: Off Center Flash Holes in Centerfire Cartridge Cases

    I'll be there. It's in a new spot. Make sure you check with Angie. See ya then.
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    About 7 years ago I was getting ready to attend a Carbine Class and needed 500 rounds of 243. I decided to make a project out of it and began preparations to hand load a 500 round batch (word of...
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    Re: Lost my Dad last night

    Ron, Lost my Mom at the end of my last deployment and Dad a couple of years ago. Grieving comes to all of us in different ways. I was an emotional wreak when I learned of a friends death in...
  5. Thread: Road Trip

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    Re: Road Trip

    Allow me to poach a bit on Patrick's blog. Back in the 80's while the earth was still cooling and dinosaurs still roamed free, I was stationed near the Huachuca Mts. of southern AZ; a hunters...
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    Re: Time is a grizzly bear.

    Prayers for you Glen. If I ever get up that way (and I hope I do), we'll link up. Keep us updated.
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    Motivational thread.

    ALCON, Recently a friend shared a story of serious illness, near death, and recovery. I've known the guy for a long time but never had the pleasure of working directly with him. He is a long time...
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    Re: iPhone GPS/Mapping App

    Thanks for the response lineman.
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    iPhone GPS/Mapping App

    Is anyone here using the ROAM App by onXmaps? I'm relatively new to the whole smart phone technology and am interested in what is out there. I've received a credit for the ROAM App through Cairn...
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    Re: Road Trip

    Great stories. The bit with the Webley cracked me up. Were you aware that it is being reproduced in 357? ...
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    Re: Short barrel for Turkey

    For what it's worth, the short barrels main advantage is maneuverability in the woods, and that is a great thing, but your choke is really what is important. If you make a fist and trace around the...
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    A great read.

    I just finished "The Last American Man" by Elizabeth Gilbert, and I strongly suspect that it would appeal to many of you here. Similar in nature to "Into the Wild", it chronicles the life of Eustis...
  13. Thread: Road Trip

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    Re: Road Trip

    Welcome back Patrick. Glad to hear you and prayers for the healing eye.
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    Re: Para tipi guy outs

    Matt PM sent.
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    Re: Para tipi guy outs

    Matt, PM sent. Hope it helps.
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    Re: Looking for a Pistolsmith

    Jon, I know that guy in the Springs...I wouldn't let him work on a water pistol. Can't believe you let him handle a real gun! I'll check on Bart Miller, but I've decided to do the work myself. As...
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    Looking for a Pistolsmith

    Can anyone recommend a good pistolsmith in the Denver/Co Springs/Pueblo area?
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    Re: Happy New Year

    Back atcha Ralph. Happy New Year's to all.
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    Dehydrating 101 in Jan 2015 Backpacker

    FYI the January has a quick one page cheat sheet on dehydrating and several useful tips. Unfortunately it's not up on the web site (at least not that I can find). Dehydrating meals and re hydrating...
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    Bill Krenz's Birthday

    Taking a moment to remember Bill Krenz. His birthday was this past Sunday on the 13th and he died on the 14th of 2010. This is a photo his wife took (I believe) on their Antelope hunt shortly...
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    Re: Arrow Weight

    Thanks Larry, really good information. The arrows are 30" to the bottom of the nock. I really don't know if they fly well or not, but when I do my part they seem to. At ranges under 20 yards (I'm...
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    Arrow Weight

    Another newbe question. I'm currently shooting a 40# recurve (an old Ben Pearson Hunter 90). I've a dozen arrows I had built several years ago that weigh 575 grains with a 125 gr field point. They...
  23. Thread: Elk Recurve

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    Re: Elk Recurve

    Thanks to both of you for the reply. I'm not a complete newbe to archery, I've got a 40# Ben Pearson Hunter that I've shot off and on for years. I managed to have a guy who makes his living in the...
  24. Thread: Elk Recurve

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    Elk Recurve

    I don't mean to start a war here, but what draw weight/arrow weight would you consider suitable for elk? Something like the 30/06 of elk bows. Recurve only. While I have some experience with long...
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    Thanks Kifaru

    Just wanted to publicly thank Aron, Kevin and the rest of the staff at Kifaru. I picked up an order for a colleague of mine a couple of weeks ago and want to thank the guys for their efforts to make...
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