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#6429723 - 08/29/16 03:11 PM Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016
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Well, folks.. been a while. I have had my hands full and busy as all hell. I also have had some bad feet, but I hope to get those working again over this next year so I can go do some quail hunting with ol Erath and Pitchfork. Sorry fellas, been up to my eyeballs in work. I had not even been back to the ranch in five months! I went down last Thursday and came back yesterday. We did a LOT of cooking and eating and setting up wifi stuff.

We are working on a portable wifi access point that is solar powered. We then put it on top of the hill behind the cabin and will add a few more throughout the ranch that pick THAT signal up. That then acts as a "net" over the ranch and relays the signals.

Then we have a camera setup that is also solar powered and cost effective enough to allow us to add live cameras at the feeders.

Still in the testing phase, but working well.

Then, I want to figure out how to take the concept of a cell-triggered hog trap and make it wifi-trigger... then.. all hell shall break loose as I can sit at my cabin and trip that puppy.. lol

Anyway, let's see what we have for pictures.. I will post about a dozen of the best ones wink

We have a LOT more pictures, but you get the idea.. heh.. enjoy!















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#6429726 - 08/29/16 03:14 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Very nice!!!!
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#6429734 - 08/29/16 03:19 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Nice indeed!
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#6429735 - 08/29/16 03:20 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Nice place. Ive heard a lot about your cooking and how beautiful your place is from ErathKid and PitchforkPredator
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#6429749 - 08/29/16 03:31 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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You got a little of everything. Amazing
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#6429768 - 08/29/16 03:40 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Very nice man. I don't think I even know what type of animals those are in pics 4-6 aside from the axis scratch


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#6429882 - 08/29/16 04:38 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Great pics - thank you for sharing John

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#6429902 - 08/29/16 04:48 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Have any exotics? peep That is a lot of eye candy up
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#6429908 - 08/29/16 04:55 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Wow. What a variety!!!
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#6429929 - 08/29/16 05:16 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Very cool
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#6430114 - 08/29/16 07:09 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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cheers

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#6430310 - 08/29/16 08:28 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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Sorry.. no idea what is up with this site but the email notifications will come through and then stop and then start... heh

4-6 .. the BIG motha is a Red Stag. The sheep looking things are Mouflon. No idea if either tastes good, never shot one of either.. lol

This last weekend, I made a brisket, 3 racks of ribs, and 2 chickens.... for four of us.. lol

I live to cook more than hunt :P

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#6430549 - 08/29/16 10:14 PM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JohnRussell]
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nice variety of critters

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#6430759 - 08/30/16 07:10 AM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: JRJ6]
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Very nice!!!!
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#6430826 - 08/30/16 07:39 AM Re: Updates from the ranch! 08/29/2016 [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Very nice!!!!
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cheers
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