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MustangMike

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Obviously that is the Hudson river? They going to turn that place next to you into a subdivision or something? That’s out in the middle of nowhere if you look on google earth. Maybe they’re just logging it for money?

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That is not the Hudson, that is part of the Cannonsville Reservoir (for NYC) in the Catskills (near Hancock, NY). It is basically just a damned up stream, but it gets wide as a lake in some sections.
 
Backyard Lumberjack

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Turkey is OK, but I had Venison Backstrap (rare) for dinner tonight … now that is REAL FOOD!!!

Grilled of course … but I cheated and used the propane gas grill … it taste a little better when I do it upstate over Black Cherry … but the wife prefers the gas!

It is Very Good either way, and this year I have two sets of backstrap to consume!!!
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Turkey is MUCH better smoked. You will never think of it the same again. Sent while firmly grasping my redline lubed RAM
I have had turkey fried and smoked. I like both. but prefer a traditional taste. a turkey bag does it fine for me. THD dinner... melt in mouth perfect. well, imo... P5090096.JPG
 
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I would like to get up there to do some grouse hunting, that is my favorite small game! Hard to get, never farm raised, and good eating!
very! MM. grouse and quail! heck of a tasty bird. I remember my dad getting... and prepping for Sunday dinner. with the caution. bite gently, there may be some shot still in it. and of course, I found it... ;)
 
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You guys ever try to do something without a thumb? I got some sort of sliver in my left thumb on Friday and apparently didnt get it out as now it is infected. You do not realize how much you need thumbs till you do not have full use of one.
I hate splinters! drives me just about totally :dizzy: til it's out. then... :p, ah-h!...

hope u get it out. careful with that infection. I had one get infected yrs ago. not pretty. had to go to see the doc. things he told me sounded like grunge from the early 1800's... I had it! and it was modern times. the bugs don't know no dif. it was gang-related. ;) but he cleared it all up and now little more than a past memory... but it was... I say... it was, the start of something that could have got big... and bad. :nofunny:
 
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That dually make it through the mud? My SRW 3500 has 35x11.5x18 toyo MT’s and i think i need to go wider. Maybe 13”. Dang thing sinks down to the axles with a bed full if wood. Your truck must REALLY sink. I bet you are 9,000 lbs empty. I am 7,000 empty (got a Hemi).

Mud is my greatest enemy. Im going nitto Mud Grappler next.




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It doesnt matter what tires you put on. 250's and up are too heavy. My dually and 250 dont stand a chance in mud. I dont even try.
 
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It doesnt matter what tires you put on. 250's and up are too heavy. My dually and 250 dont stand a chance in mud. I dont even try.
We can agree to disagree.

Tires make a HUGE difference. Put them cookie-cutter Dully tires on my 7000 pound truck and then put my current wider mud tires on. Test both in my swampy woods and tell me if there’s a difference.

Trust me sir, Iv been there.

13” wide mud tires will complete change how the truck floats on top of the mud.

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Good tires make a huge difference.

However weight in a vehicle is a funny thing....I have navigated the same stretch of road with 1/2 ton x-cab truck (5200 lbs), 1/2 ton Suburban (6500 lbs) and 3/4 ton x-cab (7000 lbs). Literally the 1/2 ton pickup with regular 245/75’s will navigate mud and snow better than the 3/4 ton with 285/75 mud tires. Suburban is worse than either pickup, must be weight distribution.
 

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Good tires make a huge difference.

However weight in a vehicle is a funny thing....I have navigated the same stretch of road with 1/2 ton x-cab truck (5200 lbs), 1/2 ton Suburban (6500 lbs) and 3/4 ton x-cab (7000 lbs). Literally the 1/2 ton pickup with regular 245/75’s will navigate mud and snow better than the 3/4 ton with 285/75 mud tires. Suburban is worse than either pickup, must be weight distribution.
Very true.

But when my one goal is to not sink, wider is always better. Actually longer is better but I cannot afford tracks.




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