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  1. 25 points
    pulled the trigger on the Ford Ranger last week. Picked it up today. All the technology and things I can do from app on my phone are mind blowing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. 16 points
    I shot this buck on 10/2/15. At the time, I had no experience in taxidermy but was interested in learning so a friend of mine offered to walk me through the process at cost. In the end, I basically learned nothing as I more or less just sat back and watched as he rushed through mounting my deer. Needless to say, the final product showed the lack of time spent on it. The following year I started doing a little taxidermy on the side so I decided to remount this buck for a shop display as I didn't want anyone thinking that the original mount was my work. I did notice that the spread had shrunk some but thought it was the natural drying of the skull plate. The inside spread ended up shrinking a full two inches...not cool on a very narrow rack to begin with!!! Long story short...I couldn't stand looking it and I vowed to redo it again if I was able to find a nice, early season cape to use. Plus, my mounts have improved ALOT over the past three years. After season I was able to get my hands on a beautiful Sept 30th cape from Wisconsin on a taxidermy forum that I'm a member of. A few weeks ago I tore the mount apart and found that the skull plate had cracked from where my friend had drilled it and the bondo filler had come loose. I repaired the fracture and set out to bring my best bowkill back to life AGAIN... Before: The first remount that I did. Wish I'd kept pics of my friend's mount with the original cape... After: Believe it or not, it is VERY difficult to take good pics of a mount where everything is in proportion. The phone camera doesn't seem to pick up the colors in a true to life tone either...in person the colors in the mount looks better than expressed through these pics. Overall, I'm very happy with how it turned out and don't plan on ever mounting this guy again...lol.
  3. 16 points
    She flew out solo to visit my niece ( who’s my age ) and her husband. First time flying alone but did have direct flight. Went star gazing , food truck rally , toured Colorado state university, white water rafting in class 2 and 3 rapids , kayaking, total 80’s pizza , national park , saw elk , pica, antelope, mule deer , got pedicures with my niece, tried nieces husbands vanilla bourbon barrel aged homebrew , did some shopping Loved it out there. I’m elk naive but these 3 bulls look ok
  4. 15 points
    Figured I finally get around to taking a shot at a Dumbo! Still got a few things to tweak on this one before the finish, but I thought he was coming along pretty good so far! Ears and tusks attached separately since I don't have logs big enough to accommodate something like this from one piece. Sucker weighs a ton as it sits.
  5. 14 points
    Have gotten a few pics of this bear but thought this was a cool pic and wanted to share...
  6. 14 points
    Caught a nice fish tonight thank you to Grandpa for watching the kids so I could get out there.
  7. 10 points
    Great news, a full new arm, and hand was approved, which will include pattern recognition software, electronic rotational wrist, etc. Also, tomorrow is an appointment to finally try on the research study arm that has been fabricated for me.
  8. 10 points
    Age from lab testing cam back at 7.5
  9. 10 points
    Treeguy doesn't mess around ,he's already on the spot ! If there's fish in there,he'll catch them.
  10. 9 points
    Hi !!! on vacation in Jay Ny . Loving life right now . Pictures from top of rattle snake mountain . And crayfish came in for lunch .I have not got alot of fishing in have my grandkids with me . They just want to swim .max is being a life guard alot. Woke up to loons calling on the lake this morning . Love vacations .
  11. 9 points
    I locked my keys in my old 1990 Wrangler once. I just reached up through the hole in the floor pan and grabbed them.
  12. 9 points
    Hey TF !! Where did you get the cool picture of Treeguy, Robhuntfish and me ??
  13. 9 points
    Pounded em again out of buffalo. Little pre fish run for a tourney my buddy's fishing next week. From Canada to Seneca shoal, the bite was on fire. Easy 40 eyes boated with this tank that almost surpassed the 11# mark. Amazing fishery !! Sent from my LM-V405 using Tapatalk
  14. 9 points
    31 years sure flys by when you married you're Highschool Sweetheart and your best friend. Not once has she ever complained about all the time or money I spend hunting. Love this Girl! Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
  15. 9 points
    The boy cleaned up last weekend.
  16. 7 points
    Without asked my opinion by Wile E Coyote is overdrawing a bit with arrow on wrong side. Good focus though.
  17. 7 points
  18. 7 points
    One thing I will be adding to my pack this fall is a Tick Key. I picked up an additional one so I have one to carry and one in the pack
  19. 7 points
    Your painting is not the only one out there... This one also exists on the internet.
  20. 6 points
    Somebody isn’t home. Pool crashing by daughter n I Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  21. 6 points
    I wanted to explain ahead of time , there is a certain member here who i won't say his or her name (rhymes with liz) who shuts everything off before turning the ignition off and exiting the vehicle.
  22. 6 points
    The finger lakes folks work even less than the WNYers. Need to up your game!
  23. 6 points
    Not me - note that I sign my paintings on the wrong side! Besides, I don't see any fireflies in that painting - too difficult for most artists.
  24. 6 points
    Hemlock Lake fried smallmouth tacos Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  25. 6 points