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brain fart?? or old age

Post by bolt chucker » Sun Nov 24, 2013 3:55 am

Ok. To start I'm going to tell ya what I did. Then Why I think i did it. Pulled in to my hunting spot at sun up start walking half way there I noticed I was a little light on gear. I got out of the truck and started walking. Left me Excalibur and all my other gear in the bed of the truck.must of been just going for a walk ok I work for 3:30pm till 3:30am Tuesday through Friday got off at 3:30 am hit the gas station cup of coffee then to the spot. With out my gear. Alltimers at 40 years old. Do I need tracking color so the wife can find me.help lost in Michigan

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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by awshucks » Sun Nov 24, 2013 4:14 am

Just one of those days! :mrgreen:
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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by Fishous » Sun Nov 24, 2013 5:35 am

At least you realized it before you were up in your stand!
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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by vixenmaster » Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:02 am

Well yer abit young fer them brain farts, but you may have been thinkin about things not related to yer hunt!
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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by Xbowkiller » Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:42 am

It is called "scouting" when you tell the wife. :wink:

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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by Cossack » Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:59 am

Some folks get really anxious to get out there. Have forgotten my cocking rope -
both coming and going - but not yet the bow :D
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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by 8ptbuk » Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:16 am

Dont feel to bad ! Anyone who says they haven't done something like that is not being honest !!! :lol:
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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by tradshooter » Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:00 am

when things like that happen it is tellin'ya SLOW DOWN!!!! no need to rush things in life enjoy the time and take it easy!!!! :D

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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by Waif » Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:40 am

Have had similar days working third shift years back. Middle of a lake minus a fishing rod. Sitting in stand while quiver rests on cab of truck.
Age was not a factor but there were times I could have hid Easter eggs and not been able to find them.
You had coffee though, now thats important! :lol:
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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by DaveShooter » Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:50 pm

Funny I went hunting once yrs ago and forgot the ammo for my shotgun.
Had to turn around and get some before I could bird hunt! :D

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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by georgiaboy » Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:51 pm

I set my vortex in it's case on the ground one morning to load two summit's in the back of my yoder...yep, you guessed it...drove an hour to the woods with my bow in the front yard!!!!! :mrgreen: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by rayman » Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:31 am

Sounds like old habits rather than old age. :lol:

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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by hockeyfodder » Tue Nov 26, 2013 3:00 pm

Did you hear any deer snickering from the heavy brush? :lol:

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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by Hester0305 » Tue Nov 26, 2013 6:16 pm

I guess the one that still gets to me was I loaded up the Matrix in the Excalibur Case and forgot to load up the quiver and arrows drove a 1/2 hour to my leased property and decided to have a scouting day instead of a hunting day. I now try to double check so that doesn't happen again.
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Re: brain fart?? or old age

Post by Mister B » Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:15 pm

I got to the stand, cocked my bow, got comfortable and reached down to load an arrow when I realized the quiver and arrows were still in the truck. Huffed, puffed, and called myself a lot of deleted explatives as I trecked back to the pickup. Got back, got comfortable, loaded an arrow, looked around and realized I had left my gloves on the front seat. Well he.., I thought. Cold fingers that night. Dumb da dumb dumb... :roll:
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