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by jonow
Wed May 21, 2014 3:22 pm
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Advice on hunting boots
Replies: 17
Views: 2447

Re: Advice on hunting boots

I hear you on the spear grass!!! It just keeps working in until you give in and tell them whatever they want to hear. I have experienced spear grass walking in my Merrells and riding a mountain bike along cattle pads. I had to get very specific bike shoes to over come that one... I live in a hot are...
by jonow
Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Video Links
Topic: Speed Shooting...
Replies: 5
Views: 1910

Re: Speed Shooting...

Jim wrote:He's incredible that guy. I'm sure that would wholly ineffective on a battlefield but it's an awesome display of talent none the less.
I think I'll pass on testing that out :shock:
by jonow
Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Homemade Oil Skin Anorak
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: Homemade Oil Skin Anorak

I reckon this post has upped the sales of linseed oil already :)
Now I know I can redo mine
Thanks for the link!!!
by jonow
Wed May 08, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Speaking of Grandkids
Replies: 10
Views: 577

Re: Speaking of Grandkids

Imagine holding up someone in your own class???
Seems a tad strange does it not...
Glad the lads ok Rod! Hope he sleeps ok tonight.

Jono
by jonow
Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Arrow-Fix
Replies: 15
Views: 1428

Re: Arrow-Fix

I knew I shouldn't have thrown out those broken shafts when I cleaned out the shed!!!!!!!!!!
Nice piece of kit.
by jonow
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Photography
Topic: KIller Parrots
Replies: 4
Views: 759

Re: KIller Parrots

We had an avairy pair, now we have a boy only. The girl mustn't have liked the bloke and she got out and flew away singing "freedom".
by jonow
Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Paper wheel sharpeners
Replies: 6
Views: 1687

Re: Paper wheel sharpeners

I have been wondering the same thing ever since I got single bevel outback broadheads......
by jonow
Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: New bow company about to release
Replies: 14
Views: 458

Re: New bow company about to release

Kinda reminds me of the excitement over wii sports..........
Just get out and do the real thing! :roll:
by jonow
Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Just curious
Replies: 59
Views: 1567

Re: Just curious

1 of each here too.

Please

Jono
by jonow
Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Tradbits
Replies: 14
Views: 2173

Re: Tradbits

Yeah mark is a champion, I think he has some kind of "special relationship" with australia post though. Still can't work out how his packages get here so quick???
by jonow
Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Whats the best GPS
Replies: 26
Views: 511

Re: Whats the best GPS

I know you have already bought your GPS but for the sake of others reading. I have an iPhone 4 that has ok maps, but the battery only lasts me around 3 hrs walking around. F your out all day or a longer trip where you can't recharge it's all over pretty quick. So i bought a Garmin gpsmap 62s and hav...
by jonow
Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Scene & Herd
Topic: Claws for Concern.
Replies: 15
Views: 3128

Re: Claws for Concern.

The last few years we have seen heaps more cats out here, trying to do my bit with the bow but haven't hit one yet :(
by jonow
Wed Oct 24, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: It's Time
Replies: 43
Views: 882

Re: It's Time

Wish I had read this thread earlier, sounds like you have gone straight past us here in Camooweal. If I'd a known you could a come in for a cuppa!!
Hope you enjoyed our nice weather at this time if year :)

Jono
by jonow
Sat Sep 15, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: Flinders Ranges and Lake Eyre
Replies: 25
Views: 2307

Re: Flinders Ranges and Lake Eyre

Next trip you could come up this way Steve, plenty of cats here at present and a looooong ride here and back :)

Jono
by jonow
Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:40 am
Forum: Photography
Topic: Bamburgh Castle Northumberland
Replies: 20
Views: 2380

Re: Bamburgh Castle Northumberland

I was wondering if there were any plaques in bamburgh telling us whether Uhtrid ever gets back there to live :) yes I was expecting more Norsemen arnound too.
Beautiful places, I love how every continent does history differently.
by jonow
Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Brain/ egg tanning
Replies: 17
Views: 649

Re: Brain/ egg tanning

Where did you get the idea of egg tanning from? Interesting!
Might have to give it a go.....
by jonow
Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:08 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: gidgee
Replies: 14
Views: 1467

Re: gidgee

Not sure whether it is purple gidgee or not but I live pretty close to a couple of varieties of gidgee here.
I have a pile of dead stuff in the front yard for cooking outside with :)
If I can be of any assistance let me know, I know gidgee is a beautifully dark heart wood.

Jono
by jonow
Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Unwelcome visitor
Replies: 13
Views: 743

Re: Unwelcome visitor

we live in a very snakey area too.
have you ever looked into the "snake sentinels" - solar powered snake repeller?
We don't have any but toy with the idea every so often when i have a king brown hiding in my office.

Jono
by jonow
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:14 am
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: WTB a kids recurve
Replies: 3
Views: 238

Re: WTB a kids recurve

Ditto what these guys have said about John.
I got a 24# recurve for my 7 yo off John and it is a beaut!

All the best with the 10 yo. My 7yo loves shooting balloons filled with water and food colouring, for some reason red is his favourite :surprised: :shock:

Jono
by jonow
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: just a few wildlife pics
Replies: 19
Views: 2352

Re: just a few wildlife pics

Very nice pics there, have been trying to get close to some raptors down my way with mixed success. The shot of the WBSE is especially nice to me, I used to surf under these guys watchful eyes. We actually had one here a few years back on the river system here and its a fair way inland. Again beaut ...
by jonow
Fri Nov 25, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Calling Looseplucker,some music for you
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Calling Looseplucker,some music for you

Are they a punk band gone bluegrass or a blue grass gone punk.
Nice one
by jonow
Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: Some of my macro hunting trophies from round the house
Replies: 12
Views: 1314

Re: Some of my macro hunting trophies from round the house

Curvemeister wrote:
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Is it just me or was this pun intended???
Compare with this wolfmother

http://cdn.zmemusic.com/wp-content/uplo ... ther-3.jpg
by jonow
Sun Oct 09, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Happy Birthday longbow steve!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 354

Re: Happy Birthday longbow steve!!!

Happy birthday Steve!
Hope the rest of it goes well... I can imagine all the people coming through your way on the way back from Bathurst. Hope it all goes smoothly for you.
by jonow
Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: SW WA any tips?
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: SW WA any tips?

Thanks guys, yeah checking out with people seems that the deer that are around down there are considered dear to the property owners who like them. I will be trying to get my first bunny too it seems. Pity you weren't going to be down there ben would be good to meet, you got relos down there? We may...
by jonow
Fri Oct 07, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: MORE then a mouthfull
Replies: 17
Views: 1727

Re: MORE then a mouthfull

A king brown got stuck in my fence with a similar cause a while back, the sound of a frog getting got by a snake is a pretty distinctive sound at night :)
Nice photo.
by jonow
Thu Sep 08, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: SW WA any tips?
Replies: 4
Views: 555

SW WA any tips?

Just sending out a call for any advice in regards to bow hunting in SW WA. I will be in the Esperance area for Christmas this year for a few weeks and wondered if there are any feral species to be found down there. I will have access to a number of properties through family and friends but thought I...
by jonow
Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Look what Dave found!
Replies: 18
Views: 1875

Re: Look what Dave found!

H'lo all. R they protected or does a fella just have to be permitted to kill'm poison em or what have you? I wouldnt mind having a pair to add into my pig hunting dogs. Over here we have a breed called a Blue Lacy that has Coyote bloodlines in them an they make excellent blood tracking and hunting ...
by jonow
Sun Jul 17, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Where to now?
Replies: 10
Views: 437

Where to now?

Last year around November, i had this idea of getting a bow for my eldest boy who was turning 6. I bought a bow off a respected australian archery retailer. It is a Martin plastic recurve. I did all of this before discovering Ozbow and as we live remote did not know too much at the time. Since then ...
by jonow
Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: arrow carnage
Replies: 10
Views: 342

Re: arrow carnage

I can relate to breaking arrows. since taking up archery I feel like I have lost and broken more than I have made, must be time to make a few more....
But again I don't have any picks, I will work on it tomorrow :)
by jonow
Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:59 am
Forum: Tucker Box
Topic: Jerky
Replies: 12
Views: 2684

Re: Jerky

I use a dehydrator, even though I live in a more dryer area than most :) I maranade the meat, usually kangaroo, over night and then leave it in the dehydrator the next day and package it and then freeze it into appropriately sized packages. If I don't hide it the three kiddies find it and then well ...