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  2. Pivot Points on Ice Castle

    I just had to wiggle mine back and forth. The tolerances are pretty tight so it is not hard to bind it up. You should not have to use much force at all. I agree the design is so stupid and high maintenance. My next one will probably be with a torsion axle. Did you buy this from a dealer?
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  4. Pivot Points on Ice Castle

    I don't know anything about these but if you can put some heat to it , it might help
  5. The Strut Stops Here

    Cool 123fish!
  6. Pivot Points on Ice Castle

    Not sure how the hell you guys “just slide it off!” It took me a good hour just to take off the metal retaining ring, this darn house is only 3 years old!! But after taking the ring off the axle doesn’t budge at all, tried jacking it up with a floor jack and it just flexes the stub it rests on. Pulling feels like trying to pull a 75 year old oak tree out of its roots; I soaked it with penetrating oil before calling it quits tonight; my last resort now is itll break and I’ll get some sort of wiggle room with the axle otherwise I put everything back together, pump it with grease and jack it up and down until it gets free? Otherwise I’m going to have to bring it in and there’s another $200 i told the wife I’m ready to sell this PITA after only having 3 weeks with it; the axle design is the worst, why would they expose everything to the salt? Frustrated as you can tell...
  7. Picked up my new Hustler today

    SG is a 2013 with about 4K miles on it.
  8. The Strut Stops Here

    Congratulations,those are some great birds
  9. Thanks for the insight, I will purchase some tubes for the crab apple and plum.
  10. Picked up my new Hustler today

    super glide too!!! nice!!! street glide special here in laguna orange... what year glide??? getting mine home tomorrow, about a mile away in a friends heated garage for the winter!!! and only a case of beer for that!! ride safe!!
  11. The Strut Stops Here

    Awesome story and congrats!
  12. The Strut Stops Here

    The gobbler came in and beat the jake down I shot him and five seconds later the hen decoy fell over from not being able to stake it down in the frozen ground.
  13. The Strut Stops Here

    I don't have near the birds featherslayer has. My groups were one gobbler with three or four hens. There was zero gobbling on the roost both mornings. When they hit the ground there was a lot of gobbling and strutting for a couple of hours. The one I shot this morning answered my calls a couple of times but was out of sight the whole while. He stopped gobbling for a hour and a half when suddenly there was a gobble and close. I called a little bit and he popped out of the trees about eighty yards away and stood there in full strut and just checked things out. Did some soft calling and here he came in full strut and went right to my jake decoy and gave him a beat down. That was all it wrote for him. Classic case of him losing his hens and coming to check out that hen he had answered after flydown. This is a little area I'm hunting and I had let a jake go last year and I'm hoping this was him. Good luck to the rest of our teammates.
  14. Team 2

    On my first sit right now. 40 birds in the field, at least 5 shooters, 2 of those are very nice. Think they have to come by me to roost. Fingers crossed.
  15. Archery Hunting Photos

    Good job buddy. Glad to see you wiped that skunk off the new bow.
  16. The Strut Stops Here

    Way to close the deal guys!
  17. I would always use tree tubes for any hardwoods. If it's small enough to need a tube for protection from deer, rabbits, other... than use the tube. If your putting in the time and money to plant them, you might as well protect them. Lots of them are on the market. I have only used one type of tube myself. Tubex- combitudes (spelling?). If you are worried about deer you should get the 5 foot tubes. Since that is about the upper limit of their browsing heights. I've used the fiberglass green stakes from L & M instead of buying the stakes from tree tubes suppliers. The only problems i have had so far is a curious bear, who wanted to chew a few tubes. The other thing you should think about talking to your local DNR forester. They can help you to make sure you are planting trees that are correct for your soils. And may be able to help financially to purchase tubes. https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/woodlands/cfm-map.html Hope this helps,
  18. Picked up my new Hustler today

    Thanks. Even got the itch to take a spin after seeing other bikes out today. Just a short ride down to the car wash to knock the dust off. Should have worn gloves though as it was a little nippy on the fingers. Maybe Ill run my Super Glide down there tomorrow
  19. The Strut Stops Here

    Birds in my area are too responsive, and yes i had 2 big fellas come in to my 1 tom and 2 hen set up. Accually i had the whole flock coming in and it was load with the hens and all the toms. One thing i fogured out is if there is alot of birds dont be soft calling. I tried to top the old hen and thats what pulled them my way. Good luck to my team and hopfully everybody could have a morning like I did, it wont be forgotten.
  20. Retriever Training

    Well sounds like all went well. My wife just called and picked her up. She does have a drain tube but according to the wife she's acting normal..... For her!
  21. The Strut Stops Here

    Nice to see a few bird getting knocked down. Good job to those successful so far! Are you guys out A season seeing a lot of responses to calls or decoys?
  22. Team 2

    good luck Zach!
  23. The Strut Stops Here

    Congrats featherslayer. Very nice bird! I got a decent two year old this morning also. Twenty pounds eight ounces, nine inch beard, and five eigths inch spurs. The strut stopped for a couple of them today. Try to get a pic up later.
  24. The Strut Stops Here

  25. The Strut Stops Here

    Heres a couple pictures we took after my work meeting and waking up the wife.
  26. Retriever Training

    Smurf hope all goes well with the pooch. Definitely tough to see them as they age my 9 year old lab is getting pretty greyfaced. Started looking for another up and comer to start the training process again .
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