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Forum: Midwest
07-04-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By AlongCameJones

I'm thinking of buying a home in suburban setting...

I'm thinking of buying a home in suburban setting near a major city. As a Veteran, I want a VA hospital close as well as a supermarket, a Toyota dealership, a Lowe's, gun shops, a Costco or a Sam's...
Forum: Midwest
07-03-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By AlongCameJones

I wouldn't be moving to SD mainly for hunting but...

I wouldn't be moving to SD mainly for hunting but mainly for a home-buying opportunity in an area with nicer scenery and out of Tornado Alley as well as low population and not all the concrete-jungle...
Forum: Midwest
07-03-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By AlongCameJones

Question How's the hunting generally speaking in South Dakota?

My main interests are deer, dove and pheasant. Is most land for hunting in SD private? Are there any good WMA's and access lands for hunters to use private lands? Are center-fire rifles allowed for...
Forum: Off Season
07-03-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By AlongCameJones

Elk dude, I've already admitted I don't know jack...

Elk dude, I've already admitted I don't know jack about mutual funds and all that. If I have no knowledge on something, I leave it plumb well enough alone. I think if you can, real estate is the best...
Forum: Off Season
07-03-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By AlongCameJones

Sounds too good to be true. Playing the stock...

Sounds too good to be true. Playing the stock market sounds like chasing fool's gold to me. Fools with gold fever chasing the Pink Panther Diamond. I don't know anything about it except it comes with...
Forum: Off Season
07-02-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By AlongCameJones

In short, the prospects for securing the American...

In short, the prospects for securing the American Dream have indeed gone downhill then by no fault of our own. My grandfather was a union hard hat, IUOE, Local 3, with no more than a high school...
Forum: Off Season
07-02-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By AlongCameJones

Question The simple question of chasing the American Dream.

My last thread focused too much on automobile prices and minimum wages but this one looks at the BIG PICTURE. I should have formulated this thread instead of my last one.


The simple (or not so...
Forum: Off Season
07-02-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By AlongCameJones

Question R Americans working longer & harder 2day 4 the same level of overall material wealth?

Is the modern American working class working longer hours, working harder (burning more calories), and/or enjoying less R&R time than their parent's generation and/or grandparents' did to enjoy a...
Forum: Guns
06-30-2021, 05:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By AlongCameJones

Sources on this please? Background Checks on...

Sources on this please?

Background Checks on All Gun Sales | Everytown | Everytown (https://www.everytown.org/solutions/background-checks/)
Forum: Guns
06-29-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By AlongCameJones

Here in Oklahoma, private sales of guns between...

Here in Oklahoma, private sales of guns between non-FLL holders is legal without background checks. There is no such federal requirement either. If I sell a gun to a private individual I have then...
Forum: Guns
06-29-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By AlongCameJones

I think the email about the Lawman sounds shady....

I think the email about the Lawman sounds shady. I asked the emailer if he was in Lawton and if not, where is he? The responder said he was an "FFL dealer in the state of Oklahoma" and that he isn't...
Forum: Guns
06-29-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By AlongCameJones

mrbb: I'm on a budget for time and money to...

mrbb:

I'm on a budget for time and money to spend traveling all over creation. I do have the virtue of patience. Some person just emailed me today about a Colt Lawman he has for sale already from...
Forum: Guns
06-29-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By AlongCameJones

The challenge I face is living in SW Oklahoma in...

The challenge I face is living in SW Oklahoma in a city of about 95K. This is adjacent to Fort Sill, a "bum you-know-what" part of America. I do not want to buy such sought guns online or at any...
Forum: Guns
06-29-2021, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By AlongCameJones

Nobody believes I'm for real here and I don't...

Nobody believes I'm for real here and I don't know how to prove it. I've owned ALL of the firearms on my wish list at one time. They all got sadly ripped off in a home burglary in 1999. Possibly my...
Forum: Guns
06-28-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By AlongCameJones

Lightbulb Name any pre-2000 guns you dream of owning...

...but still haven't yet been able to come by.

Mine, prefer excellent to mint, or at least fully restore-able as by polishing, rebluing and/or stock refinishing (no damaged markings, deep...
06-27-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

People, I wouldn't beat a dead horse. I'm...

People, I wouldn't beat a dead horse. I'm stubborn as a mule. I'm 57. I'm an old dog. New tricks are hard to come by. Yes, I'm fussy.
06-27-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

Older guns just look better to my eyes. I've...

Older guns just look better to my eyes. I've owned a 1971 Colt Lawman Mark III in 4" barrel and both a 1970's-vintage Colt Series 70/Mark IV and a pre-Series 70 Government Model that had lovely...
06-27-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

Of course, everybody on the Web is going to...

Of course, everybody on the Web is going to bad-mouth a product that is not their favorite. I do think for the most part, I'm better off finding vintage guns. A person doesn't have to be an AR pundit...
06-26-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

I could post copies of receipts of my guns, of...

I could post copies of receipts of my guns, of course, those could be faked too. Rats, like gophers, is a term for any rodents, particularly pests.I shot my ten ground squirrels up to 100 yards with...
06-26-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

I have pretty much been out of recreational...

I have pretty much been out of recreational shooting since the late 1990's over other interests like boating, boating, camping, fishing and hiking. Guns for me only have been for home and personal...
06-26-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

I was an American soldier for seven years. I was...

I was an American soldier for seven years. I was issued M16s (AR-platform weapons), trained with them and even scored Expert on qualification. Tell me I have no AR experience.

No, I will not...
06-26-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By AlongCameJones

Yes, natural predators are natural shoplifters. I...

Yes, natural predators are natural shoplifters. I as a human know that if I were to try to cop unpaid food from a store, I will probably face jail and/or fines. Predatory animals until they hear the...
06-26-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By AlongCameJones

I believe coyotes and fox eat rabbits, mice and...

I believe coyotes and fox eat rabbits, mice and rats out in nature a lot. If not for being too many in number, I don't know why coyote and fox then try to invade man's domain and cause trouble to...
06-26-2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By AlongCameJones

Lightbulb My take on small predator control.

There has to be a balanced coyote and fox population. Too few yotes and foxes, the rats, rabbits and mice go bananas. Too may yotes and foxes, hen houses get raided, small children get attacked and...
06-26-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

Ok, I rest my case. It's now my firm conviction...

Ok, I rest my case. It's now my firm conviction that I should get an AR (if I'm to even get one at all) in 5.56 as a prepper weapon that can also be a rat-killer, fun gun and casual plinker too. 5.56...
06-25-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

Mrrb: It seemed like a simple yes or no...

Mrrb:

It seemed like a simple yes or no question asking the opinion of others: Is .308 a great caliber for gophers and woodchucks?

So is this one: Are .308 cartridges too expensive to be...
06-25-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

Oldtimr, you misread my OP. You may need to...

Oldtimr, you misread my OP. You may need to please put on your cheaters for reading. I was saying 5.56 was NOT for deer. I was asking if .308 was for gophers. Anyway, I have just added Oldtimr to my...
06-25-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By AlongCameJones

Question Is Diamondback DB15 or DB10 a great rilfe?

I have just discovered DB guns yesterday by doing Google research on AR rifles currently in production. This is an AR type whole line of guns available in 5.56, 6.5 CM, .308 and .300 Blackout. Some...
06-22-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By AlongCameJones

who cafes? truck drivers for coffee often

who cafes? truck drivers for coffee often
06-21-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By AlongCameJones

Then there are electric carts!! Lithium battery...

Then there are electric carts!! Lithium battery technology. Some electric deer carts cost a good used car. Some of these utility jobs can be had for under a grand.This one is supposed to go three...
06-21-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By AlongCameJones

My advice was about fixing dollies and...

My advice was about fixing dollies and wheelbarrows with flat tires, not how to hunt per se. I was a mechanic by trade for 15 years so I know something about tires. My only deer hunting experience up...
06-20-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By AlongCameJones

I need to read up more on deer carts. It seems...

I need to read up more on deer carts. It seems like stock ones have bicycle tires from the pictures I have seen. I'm not afraid of using a wheelbarrow with an aired-up tire to wheel a little doe to...
06-20-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By AlongCameJones

I have found out since age 10, that wheelbarrows...

I have found out since age 10, that wheelbarrows and dollies with pneumatic tires roll so much easier with heavy loads and especially so over uneven surfaces. Hard non-inflatable tires also cause...
06-20-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By AlongCameJones

Lightbulb Are flat tires a pain on dollies and wheelbarrows?

You may use a dolly or a wheelbarrow to recover game from the field or do other tasks. I've discovered how to make changing a tube on various push vehicles easier.

Are dolly and wheelbarrow tire...
06-17-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By AlongCameJones

The chickens with choppers are lowering down the...

The chickens with choppers are lowering down the hoist into my hole to save this old cow. It's only too late when one is dead and buried in the hole. Nobody knew, nobody thunk it, nobody imagined......
06-16-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By AlongCameJones

Yes, I think just laying the deer on the truck...

Yes, I think just laying the deer on the truck bare bed is the best best. No fabric to soil. Rhino liners will spray right out with soap and a garden hose. Yes, quit while I'm not too deep in the...
06-15-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By AlongCameJones

Unhappy I thought that was a forum on discussing HUNTING...

I thought that was a forum on discussing HUNTING VEHICLES. My old eyes must have missed the Classifieds part, sorry. I didn't think this site was about selling, buying or trading things. Perhaps...
06-15-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By AlongCameJones

Those big deer are more common down south. They...

Those big deer are more common down south. They are also common in Oklahoma and Texas where there is farm land and domestic food deer have access to. I'm sure a Rhino liner will wash easily with a...
06-14-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By AlongCameJones

Canvas might hold in heat too. Maybe just a tarp...

Canvas might hold in heat too. Maybe just a tarp or old sheet underneath the animal like mrbb says. I don't know if it's a good idea to lay a deer directly on a truck bed with a Rhino liner. Some...
06-14-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By AlongCameJones

My biggest concern is getting pulled over by the...

My biggest concern is getting pulled over by the police for whatever reason. That kind of deer rigging on the bumper actually might fly with the law in Oklahoma or Texas. As a motorist, I would still...
06-14-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By AlongCameJones

Talking I found this video and couldn't help but sharing it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAnB_cLcPbM

The young 4-eyed blonde in the video says, "Make two trips."

Yeh, right, I like Plumcrazy's remark at that video post:

Make two trips, burn twice...
06-13-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

Then I'm totally lost as to what this site is...

Then I'm totally lost as to what this site is about. I don't even know why this site exists. Maybe somebody here can explain the scope of this site in a nutshell, please. Mind you, don't talk about...
06-13-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

Talking I'm avoiding new threads here on porpoise. 53...

I'm avoiding new threads here on porpoise. 53 posts. That's Herbie the Disneyland Volkswagen's number!! :kt:

Not to mention the year Tom Lehrer's famous hunting song came out.
06-12-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

Sample thread: Heading: Why are the points...

Sample thread:

Heading: Why are the points on mule (and related species) deer bucks only counted on one antler?

Body: Are mule deer species the only ones counted on just one antler? How did...
06-12-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

I'm able to make my language plain,...

I'm able to make my language plain, non-remarkable and simple if I put my mind to it. I have to learn to "put my college associates degree in a drawer and lock it up" whenever I come to discussion...
06-12-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

Ok, mmrb, I goofed royally here. You see, these...

Ok, mmrb, I goofed royally here. You see, these forums aren't like having conversations with a person you know face to face. Perhaps, I should realize there are real people reading things here. It's...
06-11-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

Very well, sir, my diplomacy needs improvement. I...

Very well, sir, my diplomacy needs improvement. I will strive to from now on kick those little negative words aside in my writing. Some forms of hunting, fishing, employment or other human pursuits...
06-11-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

The folks at my state-specific hunting forum...

The folks at my state-specific hunting forum website (name undisclosed here) seem rather friendly. I've only been asking them about where to hunt specifically does with guns in my home state,...
06-11-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

I've been deer hunting in mildly-hilly terrain,...

I've been deer hunting in mildly-hilly terrain, walking not stand, but never dove hunting. From a good number of dove videos I've seen, I dare say there is much less hoofing it involved in dove. If...
06-10-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,395
Posted By AlongCameJones

Smile Oklahoma is pretty flat and should not be...

Oklahoma is pretty flat and should not be labor-time-money-and-equipment-intensive for getting a damm little doe to the freezer unspoiled come regular gun season and holiday antler-less gun season...
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