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Forum: Bowhunting
06-25-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,186
Posted By dick cress

RE: What would you do?

I'd rather be tried by TWELVE than carried by SIX and that applies to my family as well.

I'm carying!!!!!
Forum: Bowhunting
05-06-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By dick cress

RE: Gut pile ?

Here in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest . . . gut piles don't last long enough to have any impact at all.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-06-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,722
Posted By dick cress

RE: anyone just wasting the fronts?

I do not consider organ meat healthy and will not eat brain. Beyond that I will not wast one fiber of my venison. It is just too good to waste and I look on the waste of this precious meat to be...
05-02-2004, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By dick cress

Warren & Sweat Tedd Stand

A friend bought a climbing tree stand made by Warren & Sweat but didn't get any instructions.

The company went out of business as did USL the company that bought them out. Any suggestions would...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-22-2004, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,639
Posted By dick cress

RE: Wounded animals

Never counted but I'd guess around 80 to 100 but only had two wounded animal get away. Actually she didn't get away the woumd was an artery hit and she didn't last long but we were in a clearcut area...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-22-2004, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,632
Posted By dick cress

RE: Double lungs, heart, or heart and double lungs?

Lungs are around the size of a football where the heart is more like a grapefruit. The heart lies LOW in the cavity and while deadly is a small target and easy to miss.

The heart and lungs both...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-22-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By dick cress

RE: What would happen if......

Calcs right on . . . but of what value or importance. As long as I can hit a bullseye [or an elk] at forty yards more or less that's what counts to me.
Forum: Technical
04-12-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By dick cress

RE: Need a new peep and suggestions?

The No Peep by Timberline Archery is the best way to go. There are many advantages that the peep simply cannot compete with. And it forces proper form whether on the ground or in a tree stand. One of...
Forum: Technical
04-12-2004, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By dick cress

RE: TIMBERLINE NO-PEEP

I shoot with the No Peep . . . I'll never go back. The advantages are too great to go back to the Peep.:D
Forum: Bowhunting
04-12-2004, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By dick cress

RE: Taking a shot which way

The closest one . . . [8D]
Forum: Bowhunting
04-12-2004, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By dick cress

RE: Face it or tree between?

Left Quartering presents my best shooting option.

I read or heard somewhere that if you have to hide behind something, your camo isn't doing its job.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-09-2004, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By dick cress

RE: How To get better Shooting Form?

Welcome to the forum . . . you have come to the right place.


The best way to proper form is more a combination of many things not the least of which is experience.

Watch experienced (or...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-08-2004, 11:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,908
Posted By dick cress

RE: Who uses their harness while climbing?

I have three safty straps. One is attached to the tree above my Loc On Limit Stand. One I use only when placing my tree steps and hanging my stand. The third is a climbing strap that came with my...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-06-2004, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By dick cress

RE: Need Help Quick...

I too would change nothing . . . and while practice would be helpful remember the old cliche . . . Only Perfect Practice makes Perfect. The moral is that you need to practice a lot but stop when...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-31-2004, 10:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By dick cress

RE: What would you go to?

Mathew's Outback!
03-26-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By dick cress

RE: Rangefinder

I have the Yardage Pro 500 and am well pleased with its utility. It won't read less than 19 to 20 yards . . . but if an animal is less than 20 yards I know it anyway and don't need a range finder.
03-26-2004, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By dick cress

RE: Increase arrow speed with fall aways?

gained 4 fps with my FX when I changed from the Quicktune 100o to the QT-4000. It is worth the change though . . . accuracy can be a greater than the speed gain and that makes the offset worth it to...
Forum: Technical
03-26-2004, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,122
Posted By dick cress

RE: Martin Lynx

I hunted with a Lynx for MANY years and it is a great bow. I traded mine in for a Mathew's FX; a shorter and lighter bow. Us old folks 65 + prefer the lighter bows and greater let off.

It's a...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-26-2004, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By dick cress

RE: TWAAAANGGG

Limb Savers will also help. In truth, the noise is most likely caused by several things. The String Leaches and Limb Savers will go a long way.

The way you described the problem points me to...
Forum: Technical
03-24-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By dick cress

RE: mathews fx

I am going into my fourth season with my FX and there is no match IMHO. It shoots well and accurate and is simple to keep in tune. I am 65 years old and expect that this fantastic bow will most...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-23-2004, 11:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,094
Posted By dick cress

RE: NEEDED INFO ON JACKALOPES

Sprinkle a generous amount of salt on their tails is a surfire way of taking one.;)
Forum: Bowhunting
03-20-2004, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By dick cress

RE: Pin gap?

I have always used a 10 yard gap between my pins. But a nice thing is that if a deer from ground to shoulder fits between my 30 and 50 yard pins [both red] that deer is at twenty yards . . . so they...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-20-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By dick cress

RE: Problem with dropping my bow

Use a sling it probably the number one recommendation I've read although all points are right on the money. MANY [:@]Years ago I used to drop my bow and arm; my pro shop recommended a sling and told...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-18-2004, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By dick cress

RE: Release recommendations

I shoot the True Fire X-Caliper . . . it is great. I have to options to release the arrow . . . 1) Traditional Pull to release and 2) Relax triger pressure to fire [my favorite it is like the back...
Forum: Technical
03-16-2004, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By dick cress

RE: outback(no creep adj)

I love the WALL on my FX. I rely on its consistency.

Personally, I think creep is a bad habit that is best avoided!:eek:
Forum: Bowhunting
03-16-2004, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By dick cress

RE: just saw this on the outdoor channel

His shows and ALL THE REST on the OC. . . beat most of the other garbage available.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-16-2004, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By dick cress

RE: Did I make the right choice?

Are there other bows made ????
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2004, 10:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,879
Posted By dick cress

RE: Your Proshop

We are lucky here in Western Washington . . . we have three [and probably more] within a short drive. And ALL are SUPERIOR.

Remember though even Pros will differ.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2004, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,409
Posted By dick cress

RE: Release hanging up!

Don't know much about your release . . . bit I use the True Fire and have never had a problem and both Mathew's and my pro-shop recommend that I shoot off the string.

This year after 3+ years, I...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2004, 10:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,515
Posted By dick cress

RE: How many pins do you use.

Archers Choice 5 Pin: 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 but have never shot at an animal beyond 30 yards. Although my 30 and 50 yard pins are red and can be used as a range finder. If a deer fits between these two...
03-15-2004, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,873
Posted By dick cress

RE: drop away/fall away rests

I have now complaints with my Quick Tune 4000 and it was more affordable.
Forum: Technical
03-15-2004, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By dick cress

RE: Uneven wear on launcher arms.

The wear is from the arrow [I think it is mostly fletching contact] as it passes. I used the QT 1000 before I switched to the 4000 and one needs to move the rest toward the wear.

Check out their...
Forum: Technical
03-15-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By dick cress

RE: turbo nocks

Use whatever excuse you need to switch to a fall away rest. You'll not be sorry.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2004, 07:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,484
Posted By dick cress

RE: state forced antler restrictions

It was frowned on at first in Washington State but it is working and it is now even applied to some of our states elk herds with equal success.

I'm predominantly a meat hunter but I keep...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-13-2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By dick cress

RE: Who wants to shoot a elephant in afrika ?

I won't shoot something that I won't/can't eat.
Forum: Technical
03-12-2004, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By dick cress

RE: Exercise and Fitness

Thanks bunches . . . I was just out of time and couldn't play with it.

Again thank you.[&:]
Forum: Technical
03-12-2004, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By dick cress

RE: Exercise and Fitness

Sorry about the size of the picture . . . I just didn;t have a lot of time to mess with it and only uploaded one of 2 kb rarher than the 30 kb allowed.

There is a larger one on my homepage at"
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Forum: Technical
03-12-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By dick cress

RE: Exercise and Fitness

Thanks for the input. Here is a picture of my solution . . . and it is almost perfect.

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Forum: Technical
03-12-2004, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By dick cress

RE: Exercise and Fitness

I am stopping at out hardware store in Arlington . . . they may have something similar. Absent that Northern Sales in Mt. Vernon should have something too.

Not sure where Dick's is.
Forum: Technical
03-12-2004, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By dick cress

RE: Exercise and Fitness

I like the idea of surgical tubing. I'll call my clinic and see what they can send me.

I am an avid bicycler, the innertube would be far too stiff.
Forum: Technical
03-11-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By dick cress

RE: Exercise and Fitness

I never had a pain in my chest either before or after surgery . . . that's how the problem was almost missed.

I am retired and money supplies are limited. I suspect that with the right raw...
Forum: Technical
03-11-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By dick cress

Exercise and Fitness

As of tomorrow I am three months post op from open heart surgery. Next week the docs and my rehab specialists are going to let me slowly start working up to my bow.

My question . . . I don't...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-06-2004, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,939
Posted By dick cress

RE: Best Compound For 2004?

Shoot them all them go with the one that handles best for you and that you handle best of all.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-06-2004, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By dick cress

RE: Bow Quiver pics wanted!

I saved a bit of money on my FX and put on a two piece PSE. I now view that as a mistake that I have to live with. The fletching end of my arrows stretch below the cam. I wish I had stayed with the...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-21-2004, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By dick cress

RE: The Best Hunting Books

No hunter should be without a copy of John Trout's book Finding Wounded Deer; 2001; Woods-N-Water, Inc.and Bookspan.

Study it well and it will reward you with rich dividends . . . in recovered...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-21-2004, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 856
Posted By dick cress

RE: Do you shoot with both eyes open?

Fire arm or bow . . . I shoot with both eyes open. I use a No Peep on my bow and learned that if I squint my left eye until I acquire the pin and target I can again open my eye. The No Peep was a...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-16-2004, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By dick cress

RE: KISS applied to the Modern Hunting World

I have read that the hunter can urinate into the scrape and it works just as well.

I must admit that some gadgets do make things simpler so I have a few and will no doubt buy a few more in the...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-16-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By dick cress

RE: Cabela's Microtex camo.....

Hey Dirt2 it sounds to me like you need a good GPS unit . . .[&:]
Forum: Bowhunting
01-19-2004, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By dick cress

RE: Camo

I own several sets of MO one is a Wallyworld Leafy suit. But I got sick last year in elk camp and didn't get a chance to try it. But I did have a 5 X 5 bull at 30 yards for nearly fifteen minutes...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-16-2004, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 959
Posted By dick cress

RE: How many got busted this year?

No bull permit but I had a five by five at 40 yards for ten to fifteen minutes . . . he could never figure out what I was. Setting up events, I am an avid bicycler averaging over 300 miles a month...
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