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Opening day - got wood #8440601 11/06/21 01:28 PM
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What a busted morning. I had ordered a bunch of Cherry and Walnut a while back, and they were going to truck deliver it. But days passed with no delivery. I was up in my tall blind this morning, opening morning, having been there since about 5:45, and about 7:30 I see a big truck coming this way. From that blind I can see some of the road he used. Seriously….not today…not right now. But yes, so I hustle back to the house and there he is. Grump grump grump!

And by the way, Cherry is pretty cheap per board foot, but Walnut is really expensive.

If I thought the rut was on, I’d go back to the blind, but I don’t think it is yet. I may go anyway. Got coffee in the thermos, and a good book.

Hope your morning was better than mine.


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Re: Opening day - got wood [Re: 603Country] #8440616 11/06/21 01:46 PM
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Things happen, I would get back out there if I were you.


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Re: Opening day - got wood [Re: 603Country] #8440626 11/06/21 02:12 PM
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The rut is starting here in palo pinto County

Re: Opening day - got wood [Re: 603Country] #8440637 11/06/21 02:24 PM
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That's how it works. I'm lining plumbers out from the blind this morning, but that's okay because I can't see 25 yards in front of me from the dang ground steaming in the sun

Re: Opening day - got wood [Re: 603Country] #8440726 11/06/21 04:27 PM
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Thanks for the cherry wood tip. I am starting a remodel and need some plank lumber. Good luck hunting, I was going to be out today down in Frio county but something came up hopefully later this week.

Re: Opening day - got wood [Re: 603Country] #8440903 11/06/21 09:28 PM
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Red Cloud, I got the wood from Dakota Premium Hardwoods in Waco, but they ship from Dallas. They have several locations. I was shocked at the diff in price between Cherry and Walnut, but due to demands from the wife, I had to buy the Walnut.

I did go back to the stand. Shot a coyote (see varmint section) and watched a real sleek fat 6 point eat every kernel of corn thrown by my feeder. Took him an hour.


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