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    Coop Coyote

    I would have been having to do some repairs to my shed!
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    Credit Card hit thread

    heck yeah! I got 22 points!
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    Alignment shops on the east side of town?

    I let a Big O in Phoenix do brakes on my 98 Chevy 2500 over 20 years ago. They’re the reason I’ve done my own brakes on every vehicle I own ever since as well as everything I can do myself. They didn’t install caliper bolts on driver side. Thank goodness the keepers kept the bolts on the caliper and i had the right tools to properly cinch them down 20 miles away.
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    Let's see those side by sides!

    Back to air bags and lift kits!!
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    Let's see those side by sides!

    Clutch kit?
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    Let's see those side by sides!

    Mines the cabelas double rifle bag. I strap it to the back rack with 2 rubber bungees after gun goes in. Very secure and guns don’t move
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    Let's see those side by sides!

    2018 General. Installed Super Atv offset A arms shortly after getting it so the 30s would fit. Built the rack and bumper. Love this thing. Does everything I need it to do.
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    Trucks

    Biggest mistake I ever made as far as vehicles go was getting rid of my 69 bronco 25 years ago. Bought one last year for quadruple what I sold mine for in 98!
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    Are coues deer in trouble?

    I definitely saw a reduced number of fawns in 2020 in my home unit. This last year’s monsoon for us was very similar to 2020 but our winter moisture was pretty decent last year so all the protein plants did very well all the way through fall. The mesquite put on a 3rd crop of beans and they along with all the acacia and fairy duster seemed to not miss a beat. Very deep rooters. I saw a pretty normal fawn drop this year in here
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    Are coues deer in trouble?

    Ebbs and flows. The whitetail are more than fine. Very resilient. The side x side numbers and what some are doing with them sucks for sure but the critters are still there and probably very close. Just sneaky bastards. We were in an area 2 years ago 3 canyons and 2 miles over from the closest two track. One of us spotted 3 decent bucks feeding on a slope 200 yards below a road. Nothing we could do but glass them every once in a while. About an hour goes by and an atv pulls up on the road above them and they all three bedded. There were 4 guys who all set up no further 20’ from the rig. Those bucks just sat there the whole time.
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    Are coues deer in trouble?

    Definitely an odd year as far as activity goes. We saw a normal number and age class of bucks,doe and fawns but had to find them. What was really strange to me was the high daytime activity during daylight hours during the full moon phase in October though. Despite the poor summer rainfall all the perennial shrubs and trees put on normal growth and podding where we were hunting. This winter precip is a life saver!
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    Rocky point pier fishing advise

    I’ve fished salt water a whole 3 times so not real experienced. Twice off shore and one of those days was Rocky Point. Both times though I used like a 1 oz Kastmaster and had a ball. Nothing big but caught quite a few and felt I was somewhat ready with 20 lb Pline on a Calais and 7’ flippin stick. I don’t really have the patience for bait so can’t help there. Good luck!
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    Classic car insurance

    We are insured by State Farm. I thought I’d have to go elsewhere for classic insurance for my 76 bronco but they insure it for a stated value of 45k and it costs us like $280 every 6 mos. Stipulations are had to have historic plates and can’t drive over 1000 miles a year. Have to take a pic of odo and sent to them once I year. FWIW
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    Sprinkler System Installs?

    I referred Darren Spicer (Spicer Sprinkler works) for years when we got too busy. I always got good feedback from people he took care of for us. I haven’t talked to him in years but look him up. Worth a try unless there’s a member on here you can give the business to. Good guy
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    How's the AZGFD E-Tag app?

    I’m not completely against the idea of the E tag but to me an “E” tag should be just that, totally electronic. I’m not sure how that happens? Maybe taking identifying pics and uploading to the app? I don’t know but this making our own tags out of whatever we have and affixing however seems like they don’t really care about the shenanigans that can happen in the field with tagged animals and more about saving money on postage and printing tags.
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