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02-19-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,061
Posted By Happy Pappy

I couldn't believe someone didn't mention this...

I couldn't believe someone didn't mention this either. I bought a pair of those white ones a few years back, won't even bother trying anything else. Very comfortable, real rubber, easy on/off. I...
01-19-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,029
Posted By Happy Pappy

Yes, I agree too! Some of the stuff he does on...

Yes, I agree too! Some of the stuff he does on film is just awesome. It must take hours and misses to finally get it to come together. Some of the stuff they do is a little weird at times, but...
11-28-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,995
Posted By Happy Pappy

Savage 10MLII. You can thank me later! I'm...

Savage 10MLII. You can thank me later! I'm done with blackpowder since I tried one. 9 y/o son took a doe with mine last week... 162 yards on a bi-pod sitting in the grass on the edge of a cut...
10-13-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,281
Posted By Happy Pappy

I had a buck licking the rust off my ladder stand...

I had a buck licking the rust off my ladder stand one evening... put the red dot on the crossbow right on his spine. If I missed left or right, it would still catch a lung. Hit his spine dead...
09-29-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,849
Posted By Happy Pappy

Never really thought about that 3tail, but I'm...

Never really thought about that 3tail, but I'm afraid you are 100% right about that. I've got some local guys in my area that get upset if someone is lucky enough to harvest a deer of a lifetime and...
09-23-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Happy Pappy

This is EXACTLY the situation that is happening...

This is EXACTLY the situation that is happening at my place... get some GREAT bucks on camera in June/July/Aug and Sept they disappear never to be seen again:(
06-03-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By Happy Pappy

Whitetailmaddness... I thought the same thing. ...

Whitetailmaddness... I thought the same thing. Looked to me like it was sticking out his jaw / cheek area. I shot a doe once that had a baseball sized tumor on her neck muscle. Cut into it just...
02-25-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,029
Posted By Happy Pappy

I agree with DixieHuntin... that's an old dude. ...

I agree with DixieHuntin... that's an old dude. Like 5-6 y/o for sure! Will make a great mount.
01-21-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Happy Pappy

Even if it didn't open.... still, that's...

Even if it didn't open.... still, that's unbelievable! Deer are amazing animals that's for sure.
01-14-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Happy Pappy

Started using them a couple of years ago on my...

Started using them a couple of years ago on my crossbow... will NEVER go back to regular bolts again.
1.) One nice buck a couple of years ago took an arrow in the shoulder... we backed out and...
11-29-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,634
Posted By Happy Pappy

I've got some brewing right now down in the...

I've got some brewing right now down in the basement from a buck I shot last month. Not sure if it's going to work, but what the heck:confused0024:

Take a pair of deer testicles and cut them open...
11-18-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,604
Posted By Happy Pappy

It's like anyone else... some years you tag out...

It's like anyone else... some years you tag out first day or soon after and some years the season drags on forever! 2 years ago I got my buck on Feb. 3 (last 30 min. of Ohio season) so I must have...
Forum: Taxidermy
12-29-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Happy Pappy

Well, we decided to use the new cape! I'll post...

Well, we decided to use the new cape! I'll post a pic on here once I get it back. Thanks for the advice everyone. Jeff
Forum: Taxidermy
12-21-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Happy Pappy

Thanks for all the responses guys... might just...

Thanks for all the responses guys... might just use that new cape he's offering so it looks nicer on the wall. I have a ton of pics if ever want to look back to what it really looked like the day I...
Forum: Taxidermy
12-18-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Happy Pappy

He was ugly... no doubt about it. He had no...

He was ugly... no doubt about it. He had no meat on him and his belly was bloated (clear full of liquid "you know what") Filled my 5 gal. bucket approx. 1/2 when I gutted him off the tailgate of...
Forum: Taxidermy
12-18-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Happy Pappy

Doe form for a skinny buck?

Shot a buck on Oct. 7 and it was very sick... all skin and bone, but had a nice rack. My buddy is going to mount it for me and says he's having trouble finding a form... he said it was 14" neck and 7...
11-25-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Happy Pappy

Yes, you are right. I have to remember that...

Yes, you are right. I have to remember that tomorrow when I've giving thanks to God for everything he has given us! I was a little revved up last night... it'll all work out. The kids and I...
11-24-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Happy Pappy

Fall tillage sucks!

We have a small 90 acre farm in NW Ohio... this year my father decided to cash rent it because it was time for corn rotation. A lot of farmers in our area planted soybeans and we're the only corn...
11-23-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,132
Posted By Happy Pappy

Reminds me of the 416 lb. buck killed a few years...

Reminds me of the 416 lb. buck killed a few years ago... it was all a hoax. I would like to hear more about this, but I'm afraid that's what we'll find out. A good PHOTOSHOP job.:(
Forum: Black Powder
10-26-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Happy Pappy

Thanks Heinz57... didn't mean for you to go to...

Thanks Heinz57... didn't mean for you to go to all that work, but I do appreciate it. Jeff
Forum: Black Powder
10-26-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Happy Pappy

Now I'm confused... your T-handle is out where it...

Now I'm confused... your T-handle is out where it can open up and snag on stuff near the muzzle of the barrel? I want my T-handle installed down in the rod holders and I want my jag / bullet seater...
Forum: Black Powder
10-26-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Happy Pappy

So your saying the t-handle will fit down in my...

So your saying the t-handle will fit down in my "thimbles" as you call it? That's exactly what I wanted to know. Thank you!
Forum: Black Powder
10-26-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Happy Pappy

T/C Power Rod (t-handle) question

Just ordered one of these and now I'm not so sure... when the "T" is stored or turned straight with rod, will that end tuck down into the regular rod storage area of my Encore? If not, that means I...
10-25-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,317
Posted By Happy Pappy

A little early for April Fools jokes, right?

A little early for April Fools jokes, right?
10-08-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,129
Posted By Happy Pappy

Watching this thread very closely... I tried...

Watching this thread very closely... I tried turnips the last few years here in NW Ohio and really couldn't get them excited about them. I tried them one more time this year to see what happens. ...
10-01-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,984
Posted By Happy Pappy

I like anyone that is addicted to deer hunting,...

I like anyone that is addicted to deer hunting, but if I had to pic...

1.) Tim Wells
2.) Will Primos
3.) Michael Waddell
4) The Tiffster. I know it's all filmed and cut, but that she sure...
08-26-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,853
Posted By Happy Pappy

Anyone ever freeze apples to use later in the fall / winter?

I've been putting piles of apples (and pears) out for a few years and the deer just TEAR them up. I mean, I'll go from 10 pics a week to 80 pics once I put apples out. This year, I plugged in my...
08-16-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,789
Posted By Happy Pappy

Been pulling and delivering animals around the...

Been pulling and delivering animals around the farm since I was old enough to remember. Gutting anything never bothered me... trapping and skinning probably didn't hurt either. Here in Ohio we could...
08-11-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,835
Posted By Happy Pappy

What ever happened with this? I'm getting back...

What ever happened with this? I'm getting back into the forums as season gets closer again. I've harvested deer with compounds and crossbows... next thing to try is traditional. Kanga, I...
07-31-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,226
Posted By Happy Pappy

Driftrider... just curious... I've only ever...

Driftrider... just curious... I've only ever hunted Ohio in my whole life. What do you mean the TV / professional hunters come out there and poach Iowa deer? :confused0024:
Forum: Guns
02-09-2009, 01:55 PM
02-08-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Season review (My best Ever)

Dang man! How many deer can you shoot in your area? I'm in NW Ohio and this year was the first year we could take a 2nd deer in our zone. For years it was buck only, then it went to either, then it...
02-03-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,502
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Anyone hunt with a pro or someone famous?

Never hunted with anyone famous, but the guy who took me on my first deer hunt here in NW Ohio was a friend of Fred Bear. I had a single shot .410, he brought some slugs and we went walking on our...
01-30-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,162
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Ohio late season buck

Medicsnoke... you mentioned pulling the teeth to find out his age. Did you end up doing that? Not that it matters, I was just curious.
01-28-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,162
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Ohio late season buck

Medicsnoke... what part of Ohio are you in? I'm up here near Bowling Green. I got a decent buck during that cold snap too... deer were really moving. Ohio late season is pretty hard to beat. Here's a...
01-28-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,162
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Ohio late season buck

Ground shrinkage? You must have some pretty high standards! Nice buck... I got one the week of that cold snap up here near Bowling Green. Late season bow hunting in Ohio is awesome!
Forum: Bowhunting
01-22-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,381
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: OHIO Late season Bow hunt

Late season Ohio bow hunting has been good for me the last couple of years.
This year Jan. 13, last year Feb. 3. All racks were on tight... love hunting in the freezing cold.
Refreshing, crisp...
01-18-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,960
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Peebles Ohio Monster

It looks real and blood looks like that when it's super-cold out. The thing that makes me laugh is what it's tied down with! Pulling a small trailer that likely bounces down the highway they are...
Forum: Crossbows
01-17-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Finally... Exocet connects in Ohio!

Thanks for the replies guys. Going this morning to pick up the cape and take to the taxidermist. Now I just have to decide on sneak, semi-sneak and lip curl! I haven't mounted one in a while and...
Forum: Crossbows
01-13-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By Happy Pappy

Finally... Exocet connects in Ohio!

Been hunting hard all fall... haven't seen any deer on our farm the last 2 months... it's like they disappeared. We had about 10" of snow this week and it's supposed to hit 0 degrees tonight. I...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-09-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,651
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Post your favorite photo of all time!

My son's first deer and with a crossbow to boot! He just turned 7 years old the month before that.
After this day, all the bucks I ever got didn't mean much... it was awesome! We're in NW Ohio.
...
Forum: Black Powder
01-07-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,507
Posted By Happy Pappy

Traditions Evolution Long Distance .50 Cal

Anyone have one of these? I usually shoot a T/C Encore, but I found a friend that wants to try something different. It's got everything I like... silver color, camo, long barrel, fluted, etc. It's...
12-30-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,362
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Remington Slugs? Core-Lokt vs AccuTip

At $5 a shell (yes each shell !!!!) the accutipbetter be good! I used to crap at 1/2 that price for copper solids.... I found a local gun shop that handloads Lyman 1 oz. 2 3/4" sabot slugs that...
Forum: Crossbows
12-26-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: How to get nocks out of bolts for Lumenock installation?

Got them out... heated them a little longerand they came right with a pliers once hot. Boy does that glue stink once it's heated! Lumenocks slid right in and work like a charm... I was tired of...
Forum: Crossbows
12-21-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By Happy Pappy

How to get nocks out of bolts for Lumenock installation?

Purchased some Lumenocks and trying to get oldnocks out without much luck. (GT gold tip Laser 2 - threaded nocks for pulling out of target) Tried heating them to see if glue would release without...
12-16-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: CNN's article on the disappearance of Acorns this year

Here in NW Ohio this is the most acorns I've ever seen... not sure if it had to do with wet first half of summer and then no rain for July/Aug/Sept.? I've got some happy squirrels and deer in our...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,471
Posted By Happy Pappy

Are 200 yd slug guns ethical to dispatch a deer?

Hi guys... usually watch the crossbow section but I have a question.... I keep hearing companies talk about 200 yard performance out of their slug guns. When Remington first came out with copper...
10-10-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,052
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Thermacell

Yep... until the first frost they are the most important piece of equipment I take to the woods! Wife and kids bought me one for my birthday, it's pretty awesome.
02-24-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,415
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: pochers??

Dang bawanajim, having a bad day? I guess the posts I read seemed interesting to me and have more to do with the topic than your reply?
02-20-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,534
Posted By Happy Pappy

RE: Neck shots ethical????

timbercruiser... it's funny you mention a hip shot. I took one this year at my crossbow 8 point (not on purpose) it hit just behind the lungs, a little high and back. (around the bottom tenderloins)...
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