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HEUYParticipantApril 29, 2020 at 8:41 amPost count: 552HEUYParticipantApril 25, 2020 at 7:38 amPost count: 552HEUYParticipantApril 22, 2020 at 8:28 amPost count: 552
Some people have soaked the pistons etc in diesel fuel. Dot this over a period of time and like previous poster try to manually work things free. Talked to motorcycle guys and have been told that this will eventually work (like a possibly LONG time). If only sitting for couple years probably will not take much to free up. Once loose try to get all the diesel fuel out of motor. Wish you luck!HEUYParticipantApril 22, 2020 at 8:20 amPost count: 552HEUYParticipantMarch 20, 2020 at 9:55 amPost count: 552
What I have seen is that Public Land will have public access. But you might need to walk a couple miles to get to the spot you want to get to. OK if you are hunting squirrels or other small game. NOT FUN if you shoot a deer and need to get it out. Mile or 2 of rough terrain is NOT FUN! I have toyed with the idea of boning deer out on the spot and only taking the meat out. Not sure if this is even legal in Iowa. Also a quality sled will make things a LOT easier. Fix a way to tie deer in the sled so they do not fall out when dragged over downed trees etc. Seen a few kids sleds yrs ago that worked well for others. Now they have sleds specifically designed to pull deer out for not much $.HEUYParticipantMarch 6, 2020 at 10:10 amPost count: 552HEUYParticipantNovember 14, 2019 at 9:19 amPost count: 552HEUYParticipantOctober 30, 2019 at 1:55 pmPost count: 552
If you have the time the longer season might be better. You can spend more time actually hunting deer. When I was young I spent most of a Fall & early Winter hunting deer. Carried a 22 to shoot squirrels etc with but I was trying to become a better deer hunter. This helped me a lot. If you are new the longer season will shorten your learning curve. I hunt the 1st season at an area 130 miles away. I now tend to hunt the hunters which means I try to learn how the surrounding hunters hunt and I hunt where the chance of them unknowingly pushing deer to me is better.HEUYParticipantFebruary 28, 2018 at 3:19 pmPost count: 552HEUYParticipantFebruary 28, 2018 at 3:17 pmPost count: 552HEUYParticipantFebruary 7, 2018 at 5:58 pmPost count: 552
If you are set on a gas motor may want to look at an old 3hp Johnson. It will only have forward gear – no neutral or reverse. It will be started in gear! I use mine on a good sized canoe and like that it only weighs 32#, which is less than the battery would weigh. Not an ideal setup, but light weight. Moves my canoe around 6mph. Most trolling motors max out around 5mph.HEUYParticipantJanuary 30, 2018 at 1:42 pmPost count: 552
I have used both Dacron and black electricians tape. Either works fine for me. I have braid that is 20 yrs old I still have on. I try to have 100yds of braid and than and fluorocarbon. I run 20# most of the time which is still smaller than the 6-8# mono I put on. But when I snag it is a LOT easier to just break off 30′ of line! That is my normal leader length. I know it should be 18-30 inches. This way I can retie a LOT.HEUYParticipantJanuary 30, 2018 at 1:31 pmPost count: 552
I went from a manual camera to an automatic. I got a Nikon 510 (I think) which has a 40+ zoom built right into it. It is a LOT lighter than carrying extra lens around. It should not do as good of picture taking as before mentioned cameras, but for me it is much easier to carry and use. Cost is around 3-400 if I remember correctly. Also Canon has a very similar camera which is probably equal in quality. I just did not like the bulk, extra weight and the cost.HEUYParticipantDecember 31, 2017 at 3:59 pmPost count: 552HEUYParticipantDecember 31, 2017 at 3:52 pmPost count: 552HEUYParticipantDecember 26, 2017 at 3:58 pmPost count: 552HEUYParticipantDecember 26, 2017 at 3:56 pmPost count: 552HEUYParticipantDecember 26, 2017 at 3:46 pmPost count: 552
Yes it is pneumonia. As long as the rest of the meat looks & smells OK I would use it.
Shot a buck that had been shot with a front leg broke 1 1/2 hours earlier and he smelled not good. What does everyone else do with something like this?? I can probably use meat thru Jerky, but not sure about anything else.
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I have a brother with a 7″ fillet knife blade that a Chicago Cop gave him a bunch of grief about. He carried the knife in his semi to cut meat cheese etc up with. I don’t know if I have more than 1 fillet knife with less than 5″ length. Are we sure that a small hand axe, hatchet is 100% legal? Know it sounds ridiculous!! And yes I also carry a 7″ blade fillet knife with me when on a trip.HEUYParticipantDecember 5, 2017 at 3:40 pmPost count: 552
Thanks for everyone’s thoughts!
I have used 400 denier chaps in the past and they have worked very well for a little extra warmth and busting brush. Than my son liberated them from me and ran them into the ground.
Never really thought of waterproofing pant with homemade brew – good idea. Have used Scotchguard in past and been reasonably happy with it. It does easily wash out.
Used a LOT of mink oil on my farm boots which did make mine water proof and extend their life, plus all the manure I waded thru with them.
One last note. I use the fleece wader pants as my long johns of choice. I seem to never get cold with them. Actually use them a lot more while not underneath my chest waders. Super light, quick drying, strap goes under my foot so they cannot ride up my leg.