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by hawkthrower
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: what did you do today - 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: what did you do today - 2019

A week of warm melted a lot of the 40+ inches of snow... but we still had about half of it when the latest storm started up... added another 8 inches at least,so far. Still snowing and will till morning. None to sure what it will look like when we get up in the morning. Aeronut I truly admire your c...
by hawkthrower
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: what did you do today - 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 191

what did you do today - 2019

well I guess I'll open it up for 2019 - :campfire: - so far 40 inches of snow! The most we've had on the ground all at once in years...
by hawkthrower
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 5
Views: 227

Re: Merry Christmas

Happy, Merry, The best of holidays to one and all!
by hawkthrower
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Traditional Muzzleloaders
Topic: Success!
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Re: Success!

Cheers! glad to hear it is working right! :applaud:
by hawkthrower
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

:dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: It's alive! Inspected and Commissioned and so far over 600KWH and we have only been operational for 15 days...... the math and the guess work look like we h...
by hawkthrower
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: ROLL CALL!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 624

Re: ROLL CALL!!!

Still checking in......Happy, Merry, Whatever! :applaud: Glad to see there are still a few stalwart members!
by hawkthrower
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

Looks like it's been very quiet in here for quite some time! Summers gone and autumn is ending soon.... The Elk hunt wasn't a success this time though I stalked several bulls. Just couldn't get in close enough to get an arrow in range. The fall has another hunt scheduled for deer but I'm going to pa...
by hawkthrower
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

Rains are finally here..... Monsoons every afternoon but still not enough to break the drought.

The muelys have been mowing my lawn and trimming everything else!
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by hawkthrower
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Do It Yourself Traditional Gear
Topic: Decorations for a possibles bag
Replies: 13
Views: 4350

Re: Decorations for a possibles bag

WH - I know you've got a couple years on me but, I'm still getting bounced off the dirt every now and then after the big-60. I still like the wind in my hair and my eyes watering cause we are runnin full out across the mesa, or down a sandbar! There's nothin that makes ya feel as alive and connected...
by hawkthrower
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: Prayers Please
Replies: 8
Views: 1217

Re: Prayers Please

Go Ralph!!! you can do it!

Thanks for the updates Aeronut - We're all thinking of you Ralph and rooting for you to have a full recovery!!
by hawkthrower
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Do It Yourself Traditional Gear
Topic: Decorations for a possibles bag
Replies: 13
Views: 4350

Re: Decorations for a possibles bag

Boy, your wife puts up with a lot if you're pulling out her hair to make those! :eek: Before you get too far into this, you might want to hang some on the bag and use it to see if they tangle up on you; otherwise you may be combing them out every time you go out shooting. It does look like a nice d...
by hawkthrower
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

Still working on Ham license didn't take the class A test 40 years ago when Morse code was something that was required because I couldn't translate it fast enough - got 100% on the practice tests for technician and extra - passed the digital practice stuff too... Now just need to go sit the exam! If...
by hawkthrower
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Traditional Harvest
Topic: Flintlock Feral Goat
Replies: 5
Views: 10098

Re: Flintlock Feral Goat

Might be time for a goat roast - AKA fire, spit, and slow turn of an animal until "done" properly! Ive been to several "cook outs" where the beast of the day was the days hunt! The roasting and the feasting were appropriate to the success of the hunt and the festivity after was a local kaleidoscope ...
by hawkthrower
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Do It Yourself Traditional Gear
Topic: Decorations for a possibles bag
Replies: 13
Views: 4350

Re: Decorations for a possibles bag

Thank you very much Mark! I have been working on many things all at the same time so my completion of projects is a bit more haphazard then perhaps some folks may expect - but hey! what ever works eh? Still need to finish the beaded edge, also the strap tooling, and dye and seal of the edges of all ...
by hawkthrower
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: The Gunsmiths Workbench
Topic: Another reclamation project -
Replies: 4
Views: 637

Re: Another reclamation project -

Thanks! I would really like to have the pistol bore match the rifle - just don't really know if the cost justifies the desire.... I need to take the pistol out for a few sessions and see how it handles after a few dozen rounds to see if I have an affinity for the feel enough to send the barrel off t...
by hawkthrower
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: The Gunsmiths Workbench
Topic: Another reclamation project -
Replies: 4
Views: 637

Another reclamation project -

Before and after - spring cabin fever project. CVA Hawken pistol 1" barrel, "Newer" style lock it matches my Hawken rifle, all except the bore! it's a 50 not a 54.... :|
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by hawkthrower
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

Lottery done! one choice Bowhunt Elk tag, AND one choice Muzzleloader Deer tag!!!! 20 days of hunting depending on the weather! :applaud: planning, practice and rcon here we go!
by hawkthrower
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: Prayers Please
Replies: 8
Views: 1217

Re: Prayers Please

Good vibes headed that direction from us-
by hawkthrower
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

Eouch WH - that conversation sounds like it was almost painful! Glad to hear the house is coming together! I've got to get the flooring for the last upstairs bedroom perhaps this summer..... We've been busy with work and school. I am teaching and have to take a class this summer, so now the wife and...
by hawkthrower
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Do It Yourself Traditional Gear
Topic: Decorations for a possibles bag
Replies: 13
Views: 4350

Re: Decorations for a possibles bag

Slow but continued progress -
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by hawkthrower
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

I'm really begining to have a want for one of those calls Aeronut! they are looking really nice!! :applaud:
by hawkthrower
Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Traditional Muzzleloaders
Topic: Got A New Gun
Replies: 13
Views: 2895

Re: Got A New Gun

Looks like it worked! Nice! :applaud:
by hawkthrower
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Traditional Muzzleloaders
Topic: Got A New Gun
Replies: 13
Views: 2895

Re: Got A New Gun

WinterHawk wrote:So did you get it yet? Photos are mandatory, you know.
What he said! Photos pleeze
by hawkthrower
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

Yup I know I've seen the aftermath myself several times as a kid. We had tornadoes rip up the country side and tear through parts of town.. I remember spending afternoons and summer nights tucked in the basement shelter waiting for the storms to pass.Hearing the roar and feeling the odd pressure cha...
by hawkthrower
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

WH that looks to be quite a mess! Hope they get it dry and fixed back up better than new soon! Aeronut that sounds like a very interesting class! Though I don't think living in tornado alley is any too much fun...... Oh! That second photo is of Spieden Island (AKA Safari Island) the "Hunting Reserve...
by hawkthrower
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

Spent the day cruising through the San Juan Islands - no kayaking this time of year, too cold, but the day on the water was still fantastic......
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by hawkthrower
Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

Two new front tires on the way - tractor is down waiting till they arrive........Guess I get to wait till we get back from our adventure...... can't wait to get there and start to explore....... :applaud: Weirdest weather ever yesterday! Got up about 5:30 and the temp was 15 and the wind was bluster...
by hawkthrower
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

We got yet another dribble of snow and rain turned ice...... not enough to make much mud - cleaned the horse yards a bit - but something sliced the tire on the tractor - cant repair it so ordered a tire and now I'm waiting to move a mountain of manure. Cant spread and turn it to finish getting the g...
by hawkthrower
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: What did you do today? - 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 22112

Re: What did you do today? - 2018

AWESOME Aeronut! can't wait for the build-a-long!!! I've been thinkin about building a mini-trailer more along the "teardrop" side profile for awhile now..... Just have to convince the local travel agent that sleepin in a mini-trailer is just as good as the Four Seasons (kinda a long stretch really....
by hawkthrower
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: Game Call Build-Along
Replies: 4
Views: 802

Re: Game Call Build-Along

Hummm - Really nice work! :applaud: