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Forum: Automotive
04-20-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Dave_Preston

Lightbulb I liked it better when Dodge made trucks and...

..."ram" was just a male sheep.

Personally, I like Toyota trucks best of all.

American-made in Georgia or Texas.
Forum: Off Season
04-16-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By Dave_Preston

Exclamation Don't open up a new bank account to get a "reward".

I just got a "deal" from some Banner Bank (based in WA state) yesterday in the mail. I've never heard of this bank in my life. They will give me $100 (supposedly) for opening up a new checking...
Forum: Religion
04-16-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Dave_Preston

I help support American well-being by being a...

I help support American well-being by being a member of Gun Owners of America and notifying my elected officials when Gun Owners of America emails me alerts
and links to my elected officials.
Forum: Religion
04-16-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Dave_Preston

Lightbulb America has a lot of troubles of her own. My...

America has a lot of troubles of her own. My prayers go out for this nation too.

Now that I think of it.....

I do think any money that might be dumped into that old church in France might be...
Forum: Religion
04-16-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Dave_Preston

Exclamation Dear Lady Notre Dame in Paris, France

Godspeed in your recovery from the nasty fire on April 15, 2019.


Cher Notre Dame à Paris, France

Bonne chance dans votre convalescence après le vilain incendie du 15 avril 2019.
Forum: Politics
04-14-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Dave_Preston

Exclamation Shame on you Gov. Scott of Vermont, you traitor!

I just discovered this while browsing the Colt website and looking at the AR-15A4 page. Vermont was listed as one of the restricted states and I thought to myself immediately, WHAT?

How could...
Forum: Off Season
04-14-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Dave_Preston

Question Why are there so many "unboxing" videos

on YouTube for guns and other new products?
Who wants to see the damn thing coming out of the carton?
I just want to see how the thing shoots or otherwise looks and functions.
Forum: Politics
04-12-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By Dave_Preston

Exclamation America is overrun with people, period.

Lack of virginity, vasectomies, the pill, using the services of adoption agencies, or immigration control combined with the "be-fruitful-and-multiply" mantra of the Christers....I don't know for...
Forum: Off Season
04-11-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By Dave_Preston

Red face The Hunters' Polka

In Heaven there is no deer
That's why we kill them here
And when we're gone from here
All our sons will be shootin' all them deer

La, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la,...
Forum: Guns
04-10-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Dave_Preston

Lightbulb the term "windage drum": a misnomer

It exists as part of the rear sight system for M16/AR-15 A1 type rifles. It has five detent holes around it.

It's not a KNOB (as on the A2 rifles) as it can't be turned with the fingers but...
Forum: Guns
04-10-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By Dave_Preston

Question Show us your AR-15-based .450 Bushmaster for big game.

What brand/model magazines do you like?
What upper do you have?
What lower do you have? (I dream of Colt's AR15A4)
What scope and mounts? (I like Leupold personally.)

What factory .450 Bushy...
04-10-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Dave_Preston

I find the bolt-action guns sleek, pretty and...

I find the bolt-action guns sleek, pretty and racy. For me, getting the rifle sighted in at the bench and making the first shot count is of the essence. The bolt-action can fire these sleek,...
04-10-2019, 07:25 AM
Forum: Off Season
04-09-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Dave_Preston

Xfinity cable box: sounds like Comcast I...

Xfinity cable box: sounds like Comcast

I don't have surround sound or even a sound bar, so I can't say if that would give me any HDMI issues with my own 5-year-old Samsung LED HDTV.

One can...
Forum: Off Season
04-09-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Dave_Preston

I don't subscribe to Netflix but I like to watch...

I don't subscribe to Netflix but I like to watch a bunch of Lassie reruns and hunting videos posted on YouTube for free...except I hate the damn YouTube commercials.

YouTube is my entertainment...
Forum: Off Season
04-09-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Dave_Preston

Angry Why I don't like Samsung Smart Hub

it's built in to my Samsung Smart TV television set.

It's no substitute for a PC when it comes to Web browsing or video downstreaming as from YouTube.

1. the picture quality sucks
2. the...
Forum: Off Season
04-09-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Dave_Preston

Question Why are the HDMI ports on Samsung Smart TV's "selective"?

I have a Samsung 40" Smart TV bought new in the summer of 2014. There are four HDMI inputs labeled on the back as follows:
HDMI 1 (STB)
HDMI 2 (ARC)
HDMI 3
HDMI (DVI)
The HDMI 1 (STB) port...
04-08-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 928
Posted By Dave_Preston

Question Are deer calls used for does ever?

Are calls just for bucks?
Forum: Off Season
04-08-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Dave_Preston

Red face nuts joke

What's the difference among doe nuts, doughnuts and deer nuts?
Does don't have nuts so "doe nuts" don't even exist. Doughnuts, however, cost a lot of money a dozen these days but a pair of deer nuts...
Forum: Hunting Dogs
04-07-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Dave_Preston

Thank you, Mr. Moderator. I have not hunted deer...

Thank you, Mr. Moderator. I have not hunted deer since 1996 and have a hankering to get back into it when I move to northern Indiana this summer. This will be whitetail country with mostly flat land...
04-07-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By Dave_Preston

I was thinking about the deer cart. I will also...

I was thinking about the deer cart. I will also have to figure a way to leash my blood-trailing dog to my body as I move the deer cart in the woods to "stay cool" with game wardens.
...
04-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By Dave_Preston

Red face If I can scout and find a good spot on flat...

If I can scout and find a good spot on flat terrain within 15 minutes "wheelbarrow distance" from the parked truck, I should be happy.
04-07-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By Dave_Preston

Question When hunting deer on public land, how far is the stand from the truck?

This is the distance from where your portable tree stand is from where your truck is legally parked assuming you have no special vehicle access privileges for disability. One mile? A half mile? A...
04-07-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By Dave_Preston

Public lands for deer for me. It may just make...

Public lands for deer for me. It may just make more sense to hire a strong hand or two as my 'caddy'. A wheelbarrow can be used to haul a doe out of the bush.
04-06-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By Dave_Preston

I'm planning to move to Indiana by this summer....

I'm planning to move to Indiana by this summer. I'm age 55 and have rheumatoid arthritis. I have limited ability to hike. Again, in Indiana I understand the terrain is mostly flat or rolling hills. I...
04-06-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By Dave_Preston

This would be for the day. It would include an...

This would be for the day. It would include an electric 4x4 unit with a trailer to haul it with your pickup truck. It would also include the gear racks and possible a trailer for the vehicle itself....
04-06-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By Dave_Preston

Lightbulb What does it typically cost to rent a UTV (side by side)?

This would be for the day. It would include an electric 4x4 unit with a trailer to haul it with your pickup truck. It would also include the gear racks and possible a trailer for the vehicle itself....
Forum: Hunting Dogs
04-05-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Dave_Preston

Red face There is no troll thread here. I am dead serious...

There is no troll thread here. I am dead serious about my passion for dogs afield. There is no joy for ME in packing a gun for game out of doors without man's best friend along.
Forum: Hunting Dogs
04-05-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Dave_Preston

Perhaps, I'm using 'trigger happy' facetiously,...

Perhaps, I'm using 'trigger happy' facetiously, but in the Idaho game regs I read that game wardens have
"the right to shoot" loose dogs on wild deer here and that sickens me as a dog lover. There...
Forum: Hunting Dogs
04-05-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Dave_Preston

Lightbulb I champion the use of dogs afield for all kinds

of hunting wherever it is allowed by law and the dog is not in imminent danger of getting shot by canine-haters, including trigger-happy game wardens . A hound or bird dog makes for a warm companion...
04-04-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Dave_Preston

In America, the following animals have been used.

-horses
-mules
-burros
-llamas

These animals are used variously for riding, packing gear and hauling taken game out of the field.

One beast of burden I've never heard used in America by...
04-04-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Dave_Preston

Question Hello, newbie from Boise, ID...few questions

Which boards here would be best to ask questions about hunting conveyances?

There is an equipment board but nothing vehicle specific. Some hunters do not want to do a lot of hoofing it in the...
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