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Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By MudderChuck

I make small plots, I usually clear with a weed...

I make small plots, I usually clear with a weed whacker, rake and small chain saw. Pile up the burnable brush and light it, wood ash is good for raising PH- The green stuff goes into a pile for...
Forum: Politics
11-21-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,541
Posted By MudderChuck

I agree. Cutouts and laundering schemes. Also...

I agree. Cutouts and laundering schemes. Also NGOs, Charities and Planned parenthood.

I once followed just one thread of interactions between government, industry, and NGOs. It was a, sure...
Forum: Politics
11-19-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,541
Posted By MudderChuck

You pretty much nailed it. But I do believe the...

You pretty much nailed it. But I do believe the Democrats are arrogant and delusional enough to think they'd get away with it.

Bombs to drop means; Trump has never been subtle. but does seem to...
Forum: Politics
11-19-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,541
Posted By MudderChuck

I think in probabilities and seldom in absolutes-...

I think in probabilities and seldom in absolutes- I also realize a good scheme often has a win, win, win scenario. That is to say, even if one facet of the scheme fails another facet may work.
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11-13-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By MudderChuck

I use a roll of toilet paper and leave markers...

I use a roll of toilet paper and leave markers where I've already searched. When the blood trail ends I usually start a tight spiral search. I've literally had to trip over a Deer to find it before...
11-10-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By MudderChuck

I've got bad eyes. I've had operations that...

I've got bad eyes. I've had operations that improved my vision, but it still isn't good. I can't imagine hunting without a dog. The majority of the hunters here have a nose dog, I'd say 60% or...
Forum: Blades
11-07-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,147
Posted By MudderChuck

A little trick you can try, wipe off the edge...

A little trick you can try, wipe off the edge with a solvent to clean off the oil then mark along the edge with a permanent marker. Take a few swipes on a stone or steel and see how much and where...
Forum: Guns
11-06-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 306
Posted By MudderChuck

I've found getting a vest with a recoil pad...

I've found getting a vest with a recoil pad pocket works better than an on rifle/shotgun recoil pad. I tried three different inserts before I found one I really liked, Browning Mics Reactor G2 Pad...
Forum: Off Season
11-06-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By MudderChuck

Me my brother and a couple of friends were out...

Me my brother and a couple of friends were out hiking. One guy was a definite city type and kind of a girly boy named Bob. An 8-inch Miliped comes out of the brush moving fast, Bob sticks his foot in...
Forum: Blades
11-04-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,147
Posted By MudderChuck

I have a pocket-sized sharpening steel I use...

I have a pocket-sized sharpening steel I use mostly, One of the many things I carry with me constantly. I dress the blade on the sharpening steel every other day, sometimes multiple times when I'm...
10-28-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By MudderChuck

Usually, the only time I still hunt is in light...

Usually, the only time I still hunt is in light rain or early when the dew settles. It knocks down your scent somewhat and helps keep the noise down.

Hunting in heavy rain is no fun at all. :)
...
Forum: Guns
10-23-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By MudderChuck

Don't get me wrong I like the 9MM, I've only got...

Don't get me wrong I like the 9MM, I've only got one .357 I have three 9's. When I suspect trouble I carry two, .357 primary and 9 backup. For hunting, I carry a 44 special. .357 is about as big as...
Forum: Guns
10-23-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By MudderChuck

Three words "drive-by shooting" in some places it...

Three words "drive-by shooting" in some places it is fairly common.
Forum: Guns
10-22-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By MudderChuck

I haven't shot at any really new cars, the metal...

I haven't shot at any really new cars, the metal seems to be getting thinner and thinner. But when we did our test getting a 9mm through a car door was iffy, seemed more luck than reliable. The...
10-22-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By MudderChuck

Geese and many other birds whole survival...

Geese and many other birds whole survival strategy is being able to see danger before danger sees them. Just a guess but it is likely Geese see movement better than they see shapes.
One of the most...
Forum: Guns
10-22-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By MudderChuck

To me, it is all about options. The chance of...

To me, it is all about options. The chance of getting a 9mm (125 grn,) through a car door is minimal. A 357 (158 grn) penetrates better. Even a windshield can be iffy with a 9 para or 38 special....
10-21-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By MudderChuck

Two tactics I've used in the thick brush is to...

Two tactics I've used in the thick brush is to cut a lane through the brush. A winner in two ways, the really good bucks, those that have lived through multiple hunting seasons, rarely break cover in...
10-21-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By MudderChuck

I usually try to figure out where they sleep and...

I usually try to figure out where they sleep and where they feed and try to set up somewhere between the two. I avoid getting too close to bedding areas. Deer react in a few ways to trespassers, they...
10-13-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,185
Posted By MudderChuck

A couple of things I've picked up that seem to be...

A couple of things I've picked up that seem to be fairly constant are when there is no breeze the air tends to move from the open into the woods early evening, the opposite early morning, Anything...
10-11-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,495
Posted By MudderChuck

I'd guess it depends on how much motorized...

I'd guess it depends on how much motorized traffic you have around. On my last lease, the Deer would hardly notice when a tractor was working the fields. They wouldn't stop eating on the verge of a...
Forum: Politics
10-10-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,227
Posted By MudderChuck

Precarious; leave our advisors there and if they...

Precarious; leave our advisors there and if they get killed it is on Trump. Pull them out and if the Kurds get killed it is on Trump. No win situation.

IMO the Turks were coming no matter what...
Forum: West
10-09-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By MudderChuck

The draw for Deer is in the early spring,...

The draw for Deer is in the early spring, lottery. $165 for an out of state license is a little steep for the few months left of this year. Nevada is good hunting, the majority of the state is...
Forum: West
10-09-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By MudderChuck

If you find someplace thick with Jacks you are...

If you find someplace thick with Jacks you are going to find Yotes and Rattlers.
10-08-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By MudderChuck

I'm with Erno and Vapa. I've had them return in...

I'm with Erno and Vapa. I've had them return in less than an hour when spooked. Many Deer when spooked backtrail themselves often, especially if they are just breaking cover when spooked. But half...
Forum: West
10-08-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By MudderChuck

You call it prejudice I call it prudence. ...

You call it prejudice I call it prudence. Hunting Jacks has saved my bacon on occasion, like I said it is a skill set that can have multiple uses.

Old soldiers instinctively try to teach young...
Forum: Off Season
10-07-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By MudderChuck

Size if the Canis and the shape of the muzzle,...

Size if the Canis and the shape of the muzzle, Yotes have a more Fox like muzzle. Not impossible it is a Wolf, I spotted a Wolf not a mile from my house. Supposedly 3-400 miles from any known Wolf...
Forum: West
10-07-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By MudderChuck

It means if you ever find yourself in a combat...

It means if you ever find yourself in a combat situation the same skill sets you learn hunting Jacks may help you survive. Instinct shooting, when a Jack explodes out of a brush pile and starts...
Forum: West
10-05-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By MudderChuck

I've hunted a lot of Jacks, seriously some of my...

I've hunted a lot of Jacks, seriously some of my most fun hunting. In the later morning they tend to react two ways, they take off too far away for a shot and disappear over a hill. The ones that...
10-04-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By MudderChuck

If you have an OBD connector on your ATV, cell...

If you have an OBD connector on your ATV, cell phone alert and locator plugins aren't very expensive. I have one in my van, works well enough.
The locator is good for plus or minus fifty feet.
09-29-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By MudderChuck

Something to be said for having a quick second or...

Something to be said for having a quick second or third or fourth shot or more when hunting Hogs. Hogs hang in packs and that one time in a hundred when they don't run away and decide to attack...
Forum: Off Season
09-27-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By MudderChuck

I'm also a fan of the older Poulan saws. I have...

I'm also a fan of the older Poulan saws. I have one now I bought new in the mid 90's. I bought it as a trim saw but eventually put a longer chain guide on it and used it as a backup when my primary...
09-21-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,342
Posted By MudderChuck

May have been mentioned, but an XXL waterproof...

May have been mentioned, but an XXL waterproof poncho can be a life saver. Many uses but the big one is to avoid going into shock if you get hurt and/or hypothermic. Many uses for a good...
09-16-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By MudderChuck

I'm sitting in a shooting tower, had a permit to...

I'm sitting in a shooting tower, had a permit to thin the Deer because of crop damage. Hadn't seen much in hours, fell asleep, woke up and 14 Deer were feeding 30 yards in front of me. :) I've had...
Forum: Off Season
09-14-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By MudderChuck

I was enraged watching those poor people jumping...

I was enraged watching those poor people jumping out of the windows above the fire trying to escape the flames.

All I have to say is the Afganies should be glad I wasn't president. I would have...
Forum: Politics
09-14-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By MudderChuck

So what I'd be willing to bet you any banking...

So what I'd be willing to bet you any banking that tanker has to do from now on is going to get very complicated very quickly. Passage fees for the canals are going to get glitchy. A hundred ways to...
09-11-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By MudderChuck

A few things that really helped me out are...

A few things that really helped me out are learning to sit still, I sit for hours with minimum movement. When I turn my head it is in slow motion or with the breeze (when the leaves rustle). Learning...
09-01-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By MudderChuck

Don't really know your area, the availability of...

Don't really know your area, the availability of water, etc. But as a general rule in desert or semi-arid country, they forage at night, spend the days in the draws between the hills, overhead cover...
Forum: South
08-28-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By MudderChuck

I'm with Jake. Say I'll swap you a good meal for...

I'm with Jake. Say I'll swap you a good meal for some lessons. The road to a fruitful relationship with most women journies through good food. :)
Forum: Politics
08-25-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,567
Posted By MudderChuck

I've thought from the beginning that Trump is...

I've thought from the beginning that Trump is thinking strategically and tactically. And possibly using misdirection as a tactic. I've always thought to telegraph his moves is dumb, but misdirection...
Forum: Politics
08-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,168
Posted By MudderChuck

Looked to me the Chicken kind of liked being...

Looked to me the Chicken kind of liked being fondled.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVufd35OQHc
08-20-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By MudderChuck

I use my .308 in 80% of my hunting ( I ambush...

I use my .308 in 80% of my hunting ( I ambush hunt mostly). I have an old Model 8 in .35 Remington that I use for stalking (mostly Hogs) in thick timber or brush. I really like the old Model 8 for...
Forum: Politics
08-18-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By MudderChuck

Sure copy cat notoriety seekers are part of it. ...

Sure copy cat notoriety seekers are part of it.

Some of it is immature people striking back at society in general for perceived wrongs. Even those striking back at Blacks, Hispanics, Jews or...
Forum: Politics
08-18-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,768
Posted By MudderChuck

Likely as old as I am but still gets a chuckle...

Likely as old as I am but still gets a chuckle out of me every time I think about it.

Vegitarian is an old Indian word meaning "Pizz poor hunter."
Forum: Politics
08-18-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By MudderChuck

Just a thought, fifty years ago many of the PHD's...

Just a thought, fifty years ago many of the PHD's were talking about neoteny (the retention of juvenile features in the adult animal). The theory was the young and adolescents were more adaptable...
Forum: Politics
08-17-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By MudderChuck

Pelosi

https://truthfeednews.com/pelosi-admits-the-sinister-truth-on-democrats-smear-tactics-in-this-shocking-video/
Forum: Politics
08-15-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By MudderChuck

Let's get real for a second. The first question...

Let's get real for a second. The first question is how much are you personally willing to give up to support a refugee? Second statement and a question; when you mix two societies the end result is...
Forum: Politics
08-15-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By MudderChuck

I sure don't know for certain but my sociology...

I sure don't know for certain but my sociology class and some basic arithmetic tells me three people out of every hundred are likely to fight. The low estimate is there are five million AR rifles in...
Forum: Politics
08-15-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By MudderChuck

The last time they tried to reenact a civilian AR...

The last time they tried to reenact a civilian AR ban, the AR's flew off the shelves and the AR manufacturers couldn't turn them out fast enough to meet demand. In effect, the number of AR's out...
Forum: Guns
08-15-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By MudderChuck

I always wanted another match grade 1911, one of...

I always wanted another match grade 1911, one of those guns I sold I really wish I had back. I'd also like a match grade M1A1. I've always had a fondness for the military firearms I was first...
Forum: Politics
08-13-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,641
Posted By MudderChuck

My first thought was Clinton and I wondered how...

My first thought was Clinton and I wondered how long Epstein would live, then I heard Prince Andrew and thought dead man walking. Two weeks later he is dead.
2+2=4 works for most people unless...
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