HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: zhangzk
New Today: 1
New Yesterday: 1
Overall: 12632

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 170
BOT: 2
Total: 172
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: News
02: News
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Photo Albums
07: Photo Albums
08: Photo Albums
09: Forums
10: Forums
11: Photo Albums
12: News
13: News
14: Forums
15: Forums
16: Photo Albums
17: Photo Albums
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: Forums
21: Forums
22: Forums
23: Forums
24: News
25: Forums
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Photo Albums
30: News
31: Your Account
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Photo Albums
39: Forums
40: News
41: Your Account
42: Your Account
43: Forums
44: Photo Albums
45: Photo Albums
46: News
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: News
51: News
52: Forums
53: Forums
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: News
57: Your Account
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Photo Albums
62: Photo Albums
63: Photo Albums
64: Forums
65: Your Account
66: Forums
67: Photo Albums
68: Photo Albums
69: News
70: News
71: News
72: Forums
73: Forums
74: News
75: Forums
76: Forums
77: Your Account
78: Forums
79: Photo Albums
80: Forums
81: Forums
82: Your Account
83: News
84: Forums
85: News
86: Photo Albums
87: Forums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Photo Albums
92: Photo Albums
93: Forums
94: Your Account
95: News
96: Photo Albums
97: Forums
98: News
99: Photo Albums
100: Photo Albums
101: Photo Albums
102: Forums
103: Forums
104: News
105: News
106: Forums
107: Forums
108: News
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Photo Albums
112: Forums
113: Forums
114: Photo Albums
115: Forums
116: Forums
117: Forums
118: Photo Albums
119: Forums
120: Forums
121: Photo Albums
122: Forums
123: Photo Albums
124: Forums
125: News
126: Forums
127: Forums
128: Photo Albums
129: News
130: Photo Albums
131: Photo Albums
132: News
133: Photo Albums
134: Forums
135: Forums
136: Photo Albums
137: Forums
138: Photo Albums
139: Your Account
140: Photo Albums
141: Photo Albums
142: Photo Albums
143: Forums
144: Forums
145: Forums
146: Forums
147: Forums
148: News
149: Forums
150: Forums
151: Home
152: Photo Albums
153: News
154: Photo Albums
155: Forums
156: Photo Albums
157: News
158: Forums
159: Photo Albums
160: Photo Albums
161: News
162: Your Account
163: Forums
164: Photo Albums
165: Your Account
166: Forums
167: Your Account
168: Forums
169: Forums
170: Your Account
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Photo Albums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2362
  · Views: 460131
  · Votes: 1311
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

Guys, RUOK?
Discussion that doesnt fit other Topics
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3 ... 11, 12, 13 ... 23, 24, 25  Next
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » General

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Ominivision1 wrote:

BTW, Stovey, you just made me hungry. Very Happy

My job is done here! Very Happy

Weeeee!
Back to top
View user's profile
Suzanne
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 27, 2009
Posts: 3311
Location: Eugene, Oregon

PostPosted: Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

MMMmmmm elk burritos! that's got a yum factor of 10. Good for breakfast too just add an egg. You need a really good heater to keep you in business. Might find something local but you can shop internet style and see what's going to work for you. Cold weather and cold tools and hands just don't go together. Gloves can only get you so far. Maybe you can't have a flame but you can put the burner outside (add on a small closet to hide it) and blow the hot air in. Propane is pretty efficient, wood is a lot of work (unless you gots alota time). Read this article too and the comments under it, about radiant heat vs forced air and rust.

Suz
warm it up
first

_________________
May the moon keep you centered,
May the sun keep you dancing,
And the stars shed light on your dreams.
Back to top
View user's profile
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:21 am    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

I spent most of the day researching heaters.

Propane/Gas: that's like burning 100$ bills up here.
Kerosene: I'm working indoors so...that aint happening. Plus it aint cheap. And messy.

Electric: I settled on the Fahrenheat FUH 54B, 17,500 BTU/5000wt, 240v. It's a mini-blast furnace. Heat when I need it, none when I don't. I did a lot of research on it. Fan forced hot air on demand- in calm air its pushes hot air 16 feet @ 300CFM. I don't need something to maintain the temp, just to heat the air in there as the roll up door opens and closes at times. It's on the way. It's 21* in there according to my tool box thermometer. Can't get here soon enough.

I would like to share a camp fire and smore's with Suz though...grrrrrowl!
Back to top
View user's profile
Ominivision1
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 2984
Location: Iowa

PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Our shop had 4 Lanair waste oil furnaces 250K Btu per furnace bought a few years back and they literally needed maintenance every day. We bought 4 250gal holding tanks for each furnace and kept them inside the building to keep the waste oil warm.

4 days run on waste oil and the 5th day run on Kerosene to clean out the transfer pumps and nozzles. As the company has 48 semi's, there is plenty of waste oil to power the furnaces but still have to run Kerosene on the 5th day to clean everything out or you start manually cleaning the transfer pumps and nozzles.

Corporate (base out of California) says it saves costs vs Natural gas or Propane and it probably does since we are not paying for fuel the first 4 days of running, however the 5th day running Kerosene offsets the fuel savings.

_________________
Regards

Limitations are but boundaries created inside our minds.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Suzanne
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 27, 2009
Posts: 3311
Location: Eugene, Oregon

PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Well Stovestuck I thought electricity was spensive in Az. but anyway the electric will keep the humidity down so that's a big plus too. Hope it works well for you. It's been below freezing day and night here for ever but starting Thursday it's suppose to be above freezing again (can't wait). Not used to this....maybe some flared up mesquite and black charred mallows would do the trick?

Suz
smells
sugar
burnin

_________________
May the moon keep you centered,
May the sun keep you dancing,
And the stars shed light on your dreams.
Back to top
View user's profile
TRBLSHTR
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Mar 23, 2007
Posts: 1054
Location: Lower 48's-left coast(near portlandia)

PostPosted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:54 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Laughing Hey Stovey;I don't know what you did-but I think you've got Sue "smokin"! Shocked

_________________
"Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil." Thomas Mann
Back to top
View user's profile
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:34 am    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Updates:

Work- got SLOW in April. Been busy ever since then. Shop is hummin'!

Living- got a new spread. Saved my pennies and found a nice 35'r on the mountain. There is a nice draw in the back where I put my bow target bag. So deep 'n dark and brushy. It's raw and fun to send arrows back there.

Play- Long range/Hi-power, clays, HG tactics....aint shot in over a year. Too pricey and no time, still got all my gat's 'n gear-I'll hit it again soon. Once quail starts back up I am redoubling my efforts to hunt every week....which brings me to the next chapter.

Changes- I bought a used bow last week, a Martin Jag TD.I overhauled it and went to the local bowyer and he set me up. It looks like a recurve but is holds like a compound. Weird using a sight. I'm a traditional archer...so I also went to Hunters Friend and got a PSE Legacy, 68" longy. It's a package deal, I mean WOW, matched and tuned with shafts and leather bits. I dont have to go far to shoot FA, and I cannot in the 'hood, but I can bow hunt in the back. I keep busting Gambles on the trails here mtn biking. So SNARO'S gets the call for some flu-flu's and tips.

Overall- totally blessed. I am almost off the grid, working my ass off and making things happen my way. I miss hanging out at the fire with ya'll. But I don't have interweb at my 'ranch', nor phone either and soon I'll be producing electricity on my own. I think of everyone here whenever I hear a wing beat on a bump or hear an elk bugle.


Last edited by stovepipe on Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:50 am; edited 2 times in total
Back to top
View user's profile
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:38 am    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Pics:

1/2- The Stovepipe Ranch....



011.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  604.01 KB
 Viewed:  5462 Time(s)

011.jpg


001.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  468.99 KB
 Viewed:  5463 Time(s)

001.jpg

Back to top
View user's profile
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:42 am    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

New sticks...
Recurve is the "Cammo Hammer"-60",50#...what a snap shooter.
Longy is "Splinter"- 68", 45#...still being prepped should ship in 7 days.



005.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  491.83 KB
 Viewed:  5459 Time(s)

005.jpg


pse_legacy_traditional_bow_300.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  20.2 KB
 Viewed:  5460 Time(s)

pse_legacy_traditional_bow_300.jpg

Back to top
View user's profile
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:45 am    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

I have not pulled in 30 years but my eye is coming back fast. 3rd session, snap-shoot groups @ 25y....cant wait for bow season. I WILL hunt both bow and firearm this year.



0622141159.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  342.45 KB
 Viewed:  5458 Time(s)

0622141159.jpg

Back to top
View user's profile
Bushmaster
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 10585
Location: Ava, Missouri

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:44 am    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Stovies hunting again? Whew...The wild critters are safe again.

Hey!! It's about time you showed up. Everyone has been trying to figure out how to contact you. How 'bout posting a business card so if you disappear again we can contact you. Damn!! Stovies back.

_________________
I have one nerve left and yer standin' on it...

DEMOCRACY Two wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for lunch...
LIBERTY A well armed sheep contesting the outcome of the vote...
Back to top
View user's profile
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Somethings never change. Sun goes up, sun goes down, the amount of dust growing on ol' Grampy-pants get's thicker....ya know. Circle of Life stuff.

OH- yer new dentures is gona be late...my new bow? Same material...lots of it. Stand by fer creamed corn n' mashed 'taters- AGAIN.

Shocked

Laughing


www.facebook.com/pages...3559068143

www.pedals-n-pistons.com/
Back to top
View user's profile
gelandangan
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 07, 2006
Posts: 5880
Location: Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 2:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Good to hear from you Stoves!

_________________
A straight line is the shortest distance between two points.
A smile is the shortest distance between two people.

The government I trust .. is my .45-70 Government.

Do - Not try!


gelandangan.weebly.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 2:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Hi Gleners!!! Howdy

Pic 1: Modified the 5 pin sight for snap-shooting on the CamoHammer. Red= 25y, Orange= aprox 50y. Ignore the level, that's for stand shooting. I have only 3 sessions, 127 flights total through this recurve and am working on empty gallon jugs in flight. Not quite there but...if I put the jug between the pins it's a hit self-tossed. Noted that if I put a likeness of Bushy's mug on the jug the hit rate goes up. Hmm....what's up with that.

Pic 2: Snaro bird tip.


10 bux says if Grampers tried to full-draw the CamoHammer his Depends would bust off and shoot through the back-door of his long-johns! Ooooo- bad visual.

Shocked

Laughing



008.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  470.83 KB
 Viewed:  5426 Time(s)

008.jpg


snaro__53463_zoom.jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  8.18 KB
 Viewed:  5427 Time(s)

snaro__53463_zoom.jpg

Back to top
View user's profile
Ominivision1
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 2984
Location: Iowa

PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 2:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Guys, RUOK? Reply with quote

Glad to hear from you again Stovey!

_________________
Regards

Limitations are but boundaries created inside our minds.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » General
Page 12 of 25
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3 ... 11, 12, 13 ... 23, 24, 25  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.