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10-07-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By badshotbob

Ever had a rangefinder just stop working?

I have a Leupold RX-1000i TBR, probably 7+ years old. It has very little time on it and has been stored in a safe for a couple years without a battery in it. You could say it has led a fairly useless...
Forum: Off Season
07-29-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,411
Posted By badshotbob

Not sure why I poked my head in here but hello...

Not sure why I poked my head in here but hello again. I haven't posted anything since 2008, wow.

I was part of the winning team for the first bow hunting group challenge where we won a hat,...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-14-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,670
Posted By badshotbob

That's a fair question. I can certainly see how...

That's a fair question. I can certainly see how his opinion may be entirely different than mine when it comes to stand locations and bedding areas. I would just assume that a "trophy only" hunter, as...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,670
Posted By badshotbob

I understand and agree with your points, however...

I understand and agree with your points, however look at it like this. You pull into a self serve rustic campground with three camp sites, two being on a lake and the other tucked away in the woods...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,670
Posted By badshotbob

I agree that it is about common sense, or common...

I agree that it is about common sense, or common courtesy if you will.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,670
Posted By badshotbob

Respecting fellow hunters and the younger generation

As I wise up over time (i.e., get older), I see a general disrespect from younger generations toward the older generations.

I've had permission to a 160 acre parcel for 12 years now and have...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,494
Posted By badshotbob

What about NY Hunter, he still around? I'm not...

What about NY Hunter, he still around? I'm not exactly an old timer but drift in and out.
Forum: Politics
11-06-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By badshotbob

I'd say it might get slightly better, but the...

I'd say it might get slightly better, but the trend is to get the ammo out of our hands, i.e. .22's. Still can't find .22's around my neck of the woods. What did surprise me though is that WM has a...
Forum: Politics
10-29-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By badshotbob

Thanks 8mm/06, good to be back. The internet...

Thanks 8mm/06, good to be back.

The internet is both a blessing and a curse. I was explaining to my 7-year old daughter the other day what it was like when I was a kid to research something -...
Forum: Politics
10-28-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By badshotbob

Social Media: Detriment to society? The Albino Buck Story

Howdy, it's been a while, hope everyone is well.

There's been an albino buck running our area for a few years now, he's practically a local legend. Recently an 11-year old boy hunting with his dad...
Forum: Midwest
10-16-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By badshotbob

MI: Grouse and pheasant hunting

My GSP will be five this year and is doing great. Last year she made that magical transition from fairly good young hunter to absolutely outstanding.

I've been going to strictly pheasant farms up...
Forum: Politics
03-31-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By badshotbob

Care for your child - wind up in prison, lose your kid

http://healthimpactnews.com/2011/police-use-assault-weapons-and-tank-against-home-school-mom-wanting-to-protect-daughter-from-dangerous-medications/

A Detroit woman was simply trying to do what...
01-06-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By badshotbob

Need a new dishwasher, any recommendations?

After seven miserable years with a $1,200 Kitchen Aid, it finally puked for the last time. I've put money in it more than once, it leaked causing $10,000 worth of damage, and it only cleaned the...
Forum: Politics
10-19-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

Fieldmouse: You have taken basic plain facts...

Fieldmouse:

You have taken basic plain facts and twisted them around your own purpose, in which you have completely forgotten what that really is. You paint me as a welfare recipient, hand out,...
Forum: Politics
10-19-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By badshotbob

Sorry, was kind of flying through that day. ...

Sorry, was kind of flying through that day.

What I meant was the split I see - much like the split we see among the major parties. Seems that there's a ton of folks out there really on edge with...
Forum: Politics
10-19-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

Here's what you said: "manufacturing job...

Here's what you said:

"manufacturing job base in this country is being replace by automation not out sourcing off shore. It makes a great sound bite during election season but it's a baseless...
Forum: Politics
10-18-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

FM, you are confusing yourself. I'm not even sure...

FM, you are confusing yourself. I'm not even sure it's worth the effort to continue this debate with you - you are talking in circles. Do you even know your own point? Let me remind you - you claim...
Forum: Politics
10-18-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

That's the problem, FM, people don't care about...

That's the problem, FM, people don't care about the bigger picture or their countrymen - it's always simply about them.



Sorry, I know it's Monday and all but I'm just not understanding your...
Forum: Politics
10-18-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

That's definitely a matter of opinion. Sure, it's...

That's definitely a matter of opinion. Sure, it's been freaking great - job and outsource ourselves to the point of a catastrophic economic failure. Then what? We just magically start over? Everyone...
Forum: Politics
10-18-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

You obviously didn't read a single word of any of...

You obviously didn't read a single word of any of those articles - they speak the exact opposite of what you are saying. Here, I'll cut and paste a couple abstracts for you to help you out.
...
Forum: Politics
10-15-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

Here's another quick article to look over, a few...

Here's another quick article to look over, a few years old but makes the same points.

http://www.manufacturingnews.com/news/07/1017/art2.html

Again, not an end-all to this, but enough to get...
Forum: Politics
10-15-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

And therein lies the problem with those...

And therein lies the problem with those statistics. They are inaccurate. I take very little in this life for "what it seems to be so it must be true", especially if it comes from our government. You...
Forum: Politics
10-15-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

At the bottom of this page there are four links...

At the bottom of this page there are four links to PDF articles that brim with information replete with footnotes and plenty of backup.

http://www.upjohninst.org/globalizationmeasure.html
...
Forum: Politics
10-15-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By badshotbob

What this says to me is how on edge the average...

What this says to me is how on edge the average person is.

And this is partially why:


BTW, you think that's where we should be?
Forum: Politics
10-15-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,397
Posted By badshotbob

Outsourcing/offshoring... Good? Bad? Destroying us?

In a discussion that derailed a different thread the topic turned to manufacturing and outsourcing. I thought it was worthy of its own thread and discussion.

...
Forum: Politics
10-15-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

While the article you supplied has stats in it...

While the article you supplied has stats in it (although they are misleading at best), itís mostly opinion coming from a guy that would rather support another nation than his own all backed up by...
Forum: Politics
10-13-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

I'd like to see these statistics you are talking...

I'd like to see these statistics you are talking about. I'm not saying you are wrong, but am looking at the dozens of industries that no longer produce a thing here - textile, shoes, steel, etc. Look...
Forum: Politics
10-12-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

That's not altogether true, FM, or only half the...

That's not altogether true, FM, or only half the picture I should say. Sure, robotics is a growing technology and industry but outsourcing is by and far the leader in growth when comparing the two....
Forum: Politics
10-11-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

I went back and re-read my post and it was a bit...

I went back and re-read my post and it was a bit misleading. I'm not throwing the ethics book at supporting your own country vs. supporting the enemy but rather am looking at supporting a company...
Forum: Politics
10-08-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

Interesting point, VC and point taken. To me...

Interesting point, VC and point taken.

To me that line of thought plays directly into the bigger picture on many levels. For instance, people in this nation by the most part have been programmed...
Forum: Politics
10-08-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

That's exactly what they are saying. You don't...

That's exactly what they are saying. You don't have to directly make a statement to be stating something. You are twisting your own words to make a statement for instance - same thing.
Forum: Politics
10-08-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

I suppose a company has a right to market to any...

I suppose a company has a right to market to any group and we are seeing more and more marketing to "diverse" groups of people all the time. Sure, gays and lesbians buy products just as the rest of...
Forum: Politics
10-07-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

Are there differences? Does it really matter? To...

Are there differences? Does it really matter? To use a worn out cliche, you can't just get a little pregnant. A company either supports or does not support a lifestyle decision just as simply as I...
Forum: Politics
10-07-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

OK. Here's one: ...

OK.

Here's one:

http://www.bilerico.com/2010/07/should_gays_and_lesbians_boycott_target.php
...
Forum: Politics
10-07-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By badshotbob

Boycott Home Depot for supporting gays and lesbians?

http://action.afa.net/item.aspx?id=2147496231

https://careers.homedepot.com/cg/content.do?p=divorgs

https://careers.homedepot.com/cg/content.do?p=diversity

Seems that Home Depot is quite...
10-06-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,873
Posted By badshotbob

Let me say that I am no expert in this area but...

Let me say that I am no expert in this area but can share what I'm going through with my 11 month old GSP at the moment. I tried to train a brittney years ago by myself and wound up with a worthless...
Forum: Politics
09-29-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

Some of the women I see I would like to see with...

Some of the women I see I would like to see with no pants. :s3:

However, many of "those women" we are talking about here I'd rather see in spandex as opposed to their birthday bottoms.:wink:

(I...
Forum: Politics
09-29-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

To take this back to the subject somewhat, the...

To take this back to the subject somewhat, the issue of joint injuries has to be opened up and looked at more closely. My reasoning parallels why people are fat - too much of the wrong things (i.e....
Forum: Politics
09-28-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

Good rant, VC. My neighbor is a physical...

Good rant, VC.

My neighbor is a physical therapist specializing in sports so the guy knows his stuff. I pick his brain from time to time in order to learn. I've always thought that a rest day was...
Forum: Politics
09-27-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

Interval training works out well for me since I...

Interval training works out well for me since I wasn't gifted in the running department (well, I'm fast but only for short distances, definitely not a long distance runner). I do believe that...
Forum: Politics
09-24-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

Well that blows my theory then. Of course,...

Well that blows my theory then. Of course, there's more to the story than your knees not giving out due to running - such as proper hydration, nutrition as far as joint health is concerned, etc.

...
Forum: Politics
09-24-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By badshotbob

Yeah, unions will protect them. And as 8mm/06...

Yeah, unions will protect them. And as 8mm/06 pointed out, this has been going on in Detroit (and elsewhere) for many years. I remember talking to a guy about 20 years ago regarding this same subject...
Forum: Politics
09-24-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

If you study this topic enough you see many areas...

If you study this topic enough you see many areas coming full circle to the same point in the road - an unhealthy diseased overweight population. The news reported this morning that the U.S. is the...
Forum: Politics
09-22-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

Yep. That's the problem which bleeds deeply in...

Yep. That's the problem which bleeds deeply in many directions. Beyond the obvious, the problem with more regs is that it affects folks like myself that garden organically and grow only heirloom...
Forum: Politics
09-22-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

The government is in part at fault for why we as...

The government is in part at fault for why we as a nation are fat. Let's start with the food pyramid. Even if you ate somewhat healthy (meaning little processed foods), if you followed the food...
Forum: Politics
09-21-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

That's not entirely true. How do you control a...

That's not entirely true. How do you control a population? Take their guns and ultimately their freedom. How do you take their guns? Make them fat, diseased, brain-dead, and ultimately brainwashed or...
Forum: Politics
09-20-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,942
Posted By badshotbob

I see that Michigan rose from 9th to 11th for...

I see that Michigan rose from 9th to 11th for 2010. Not really sure what would have a bigger impact on raising MI's rank - people losing their jobs and moving leaving a fatter population behind or...
Forum: Politics
03-31-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By badshotbob

Let the serious brainwashing begin - GO BAMA! TAKE ER' DOWN!

I've been saying this out here for years - government corruption and expansion is only for the ill-fated end to this country - the inevitable crash of our economy leading to the end of our freedoms...
Forum: Politics
03-19-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,074
Posted By badshotbob

Break it down then. What is BS? ...

Break it down then. What is BS?




It's not surprising that someone that must support such filth would understand the minds of the folks that have responded to this thread. What does surprise...
Forum: Politics
03-19-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,074
Posted By badshotbob

Your thoughts are right on the mark. They will...

Your thoughts are right on the mark. They will force the insurance companies out of business since they will be forced to cover anyone and everyone, then they will take that over.

Don't forget...
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