| Outdoor Board|| re: This topic again: How many of you who carry have a lawyer on retainer? - CoastieGM on 12/5/13 at 7:18 pm|
[quote]How many of you who carry have a lawyer on retainer[/quote]I do. Texas Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers 24-hr hotline is on my speed dial. Also have a standing retainer with their lead attorney who specializes in shooting.
I have another shootings specialist on my speed dial for New...
| Outdoor Board|| re: If you suck at duck calling, check in here - CoastieGM on 12/5/13 at 2:55 pm|
[quote]If you suck at duck calling, check in here[/quote]
<-----This dude right here. I'm better off farting after an alum suppository.
| Outdoor Board|| re: Happy BDAY to me. I'm a man...I'm 40. - CoastieGM on 12/5/13 at 10:21 am|
[quote]she must be fricking somebody. fact. [/quote]
| Outdoor Board|| re: last night at cabellas.... - CoastieGM on 12/5/13 at 10:21 am|
Cute story. I'm sure he's better than me.
I'm better off eating alum before farting than using a call....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Handgun for a woman? Best blend of weight and recoil? - CoastieGM on 12/5/13 at 9:27 am|
Rather than having her simply hold these weapons and then offer an opinion, you should instead haver her fire the weapons and THEN offer an opinion. That may quickly change her viewpoint.
For revolver, my 4'10" wife loves her Taurus model 65 (4" bbl). Problem is that it's only slightly lighter t...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Biggest problem with buying a used vs new boat is ...? - CoastieGM on 12/5/13 at 9:07 am|
I enter the purchase with the mindset that I'm getting a new motor and re-doing the wiring and only pay accordingly. Anytime I've gotten a used boat, it was from someone really needing the money. Both turned out to be really sweet deals that needed virtually no work whatsoever. The key is be patient...
| Outdoor Board|| re: American Firearm Quality Going to Hell? - CoastieGM on 12/4/13 at 1:37 pm|
[quote]I've got an 870 Wingmaster from 1951 and it's only jammed on one occasion (too hot). That thing has seen three generations of shells and still works and feels like new
[/quote]I have an old 870 as well that has served me several decades. My son loves my old 870 which is why he bought his o...
| Outdoor Board|| re: American Firearm Quality Going to Hell? - CoastieGM on 12/4/13 at 1:10 pm|
My boy's Springfield hasn't had any "failures" per se, it's just that the trigger is for shit, and there is no excuse for something that crappy to make it through any QA/QC process. Unfortunately, my boy was so proud of it when he showed it to me last night, I didn't have the heart to tell him it fe...
| Outdoor Board|| American Firearm Quality Going to Hell? - CoastieGM on 12/4/13 at 1:00 pm|
Last year my son buys a Remington 870. Shells kept getting jammed in chamber. Chamber required boring out.
Yesterday, my son gets his first 1911. A beautiful Springfield Armory black stainless steel. Trigger isn't for shite. Piss poor workmanship. Feels like burrs or something, even after 500 roun...
| Outdoor Board|| re: How not to dock a boat. - CoastieGM on 12/4/13 at 9:07 am|
-Dude must have been hauling ass
-I'm amazed that the bow is in such good shape
-All those nav gear electronics didn't do 'em much good
-I've always thought being an insurance adjuster could be one of the most interesting jobs on the face of the earth considering the freak things that occur...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Going on my first deer hunt - CoastieGM on 12/4/13 at 8:15 am|
Bring a small fold-up stool or stadium seat (de-scented).
It allows you to rotate your upper body better so you can get a bead on them (since the damn things never come from where you expect them to).
From just a purely comfort aspect, it can get uncomfortable sitting on the ground for too lo...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Hometown-where you currently live-hunting shout out - CoastieGM on 12/3/13 at 10:33 pm|
Hometown - Richmond, TX
Current - Bounce between Richmond, TX, Mountainair, NM and Anchorage, AK
Hunt - Conroe, TX, Edna, TX, my back porch in NM, and haven't hunted yet in Alaska...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Decided on a Smith and Wesson 686 - CoastieGM on 12/3/13 at 6:30 pm|
[quote]I thought I read somewhere that dry firing would ruin a gun.[/quote]Nah...not an issue with a quality revolver.
Both me and Mrs. Coastie have dry fired her 4" .357 Taurus on a regular basis for years. Never missed a lick.
However, I've recently learned that dry firing a rimfire (.22) is...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Decided on a Smith and Wesson 686 - CoastieGM on 12/3/13 at 4:29 pm|
.357 with a 4" bbl.
Probably the most versatile pistol ever made.
Damn fine first choice! :cheers:...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Zesting a neighbor's club food plot - CoastieGM on 12/3/13 at 3:05 pm|
Holy shite. This thread wins the internet today!...
| Outdoor Board|| re: camping out in cold weather - CoastieGM on 12/3/13 at 10:56 am|
30 deg ain't bad at all. You can get by with cheap stuff. Just layer up. A small tent is a must to block the wind when you're sleeping.
Here's what i do for temps in 30 deg range:
-Small tent (1 or 2-man)
-Simple fleece sleeping bag liner over the sleeping http://www.google.com...
| Outdoor Board|| re: What should I ask for my "porta-bote" - CoastieGM on 12/3/13 at 10:31 am|
[quote]So I have an old "Porta-Bote" from when I was in highschool... [/quote]
I'm curious. About how bikini-clad hot chicks rode up on the bow of that thing? :lol:...
| Outdoor Board|| re: A Little Glimpse Into My Weekend Forecast - CoastieGM on 12/3/13 at 10:26 am|
My wife and one of the kids flew in to Houston from Anchorage yesterday. SHE ABOUT MELTED! :lol:
Temp was -1 when she boarded the plane in Anchorage, and +75 deg when she stepped out of the Houston airport....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Meet the "Freedom Ship": a mile long floating city for 50,000 people - CoastieGM on 11/30/13 at 3:58 pm|
Load of crap to separate investors from their money or a publicity stunt.
Propulsion would be impossible.
Zero chance of anything that long surviving longitudinal stresses of an open ocean storm....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Who destroyed the American gas can? - CoastieGM on 11/30/13 at 3:53 pm|
[quote]I'd drill a 1/2" hole and install this from the inside of the tank
and how exactly did you do that?[/quote]
After drilling the 1/2" hole, ...
1. fish a piece of wire through the bottom of the valve stem, then
2. put a little bend in the end of the wire so it doesn't pull through the...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Who destroyed the American gas can? - CoastieGM on 11/30/13 at 3:46 pm|
Almost forgot about the nozzle....
When you rip the shite parts off of the nozzle, go to Napa Auto parts and get a "Bypass Cap" (Part # 660-1696).
It's totally leakproof and fits perfectly over the nozzle.
| Outdoor Board|| re: Who destroyed the American gas can? - CoastieGM on 11/30/13 at 3:32 pm|
[quote]Ebay has the solution.
Then take the guts out of that big ugly spout and you're back in business.[/quote]
That is a welcome simplification. What I was doing several years ago when they started eliminating the vents was installing automotive valve stems (minus the schrader valve).
| Outdoor Board|| re: better place to get a car battery? - CoastieGM on 11/29/13 at 11:40 am|
Have you tried Batteries Plus? They also sell car batteries. I got a couple new in-house brand batteries there about 8 years ago for a decent price. Those two batteries are still operational, so the quality must be pretty good.
I have found that their regular dry cell batteries last longer than ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Was I violated? - CoastieGM on 11/29/13 at 11:33 am|
I was once asked to step out of my vehicle in (young female TX state trooper fresh out of the academy). She was asking all the "probing" questions looking for any angle to exploit in a manner that made me feel uncomfortable.
As I exited the vehicle, I rolled up the window and locked the door . Wi...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Wife mad because I was sticking throwing knives in the wall. - CoastieGM on 11/27/13 at 11:04 pm|
Oh shite...this is only getting better!...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Bobcat down - CoastieGM on 11/27/13 at 11:02 pm|
[quote]Got too dark before the buck got close enough to shoot. [/quote]
You need to get a better spotlight...uh...did I just really say that?
| Outdoor Board|| re: Wife mad because I was sticking throwing knives in the wall. - CoastieGM on 11/27/13 at 11:00 pm|
No broads in the man cave. :spank:...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Anyone have a relatively quick and easy chili recipe? - CoastieGM on 11/27/13 at 4:27 pm|
| Outdoor Board|| re: My old chest freezer compressor went out...just fyi i just bought a - CoastieGM on 11/27/13 at 1:17 pm|
Read your owner's manual to see if it's ok to operate it in an ambient temperature under 40/50 degrees F (i.e. like now with this front coming through).
Not all deep freezes can operate under certain temperatures without causing compressor damage.
Some compressors will work in any low temperat...
| Outdoor Board|| re: OB's thoughts on taking kids hunting in cold weather - CoastieGM on 11/27/13 at 1:09 pm|
[quote]thoughts on taking kids hunting in cold weather[/quote]
Just wear 1 less layer of clothing than they are so you can tell if they're just pussy complaining or if they're truly too cold....