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Offline Ray Hammond

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #40 on: July 07, 2006, 01:47:00 PM »
It was a blast, and Woody is a great person to share a camp with! He even helped me with the dishes...well, he did 'em, actually!!!  :thumbsup:    :notworthy:    :campfire:
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Offline knife river

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #41 on: July 07, 2006, 01:53:00 PM »
vermonster13, I'm not even going to mention Ray's incredible cooking.  If I breathed even a WORD about the tortellini or the filets or the lambchops, much less the cheeses and wine, there'd be a stampede!!!  (As if the great company, hunting, scenery and wildlife weren't enough!!!)

You folks who won the St Jude's auction for a hunt with Ray are in for the treat of a lifetime!!!  Good on all of you, and especially Ray!  Word up, my homie!  Mad props to you, my brutha of a diffrent mutha!
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Offline vermonster13

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #42 on: July 07, 2006, 02:04:00 PM »
I hope to chase them with Ray someday myself.
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Offline BryanB

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #43 on: July 07, 2006, 02:12:00 PM »
Nice job on the hogs.
Fantastic looking knapping.
Bryan

Offline Longbeard

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #44 on: July 07, 2006, 02:33:00 PM »
Sure wish we had hog hunting like that here in WV!!!!

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #45 on: July 07, 2006, 03:27:00 PM »
Awesome Fellas!  Would love to chase the piggies too someday also!

Beautiful pictures of some awesome skill, both yours and Mother Nature's, and very well written stories to boot!

Love this place!

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Offline TexMex

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #46 on: July 07, 2006, 03:35:00 PM »
Awesome indeed!

Offline CJ Pearson

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #47 on: July 07, 2006, 04:15:00 PM »
Woody, I had lunch with Ray today and he showed me two of the knives that you made. Absolutley remarkable!!

Offline eagle24

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #48 on: July 07, 2006, 04:17:00 PM »
Great photos!  Awesome knives and heads!  Truly good stuff, Thanks.

Offline Littlefeather

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #49 on: July 07, 2006, 04:41:00 PM »
Good stuff guys! Nice porkers! CK

Online Terry Green

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #50 on: July 07, 2006, 04:49:00 PM »
Thanks for sharing guys.....looking forward to meeting you in October MR. Knife River Sir.
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Offline knife river

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #51 on: July 07, 2006, 04:52:00 PM »
I can't wait either, Terry!  You, Bob, and Charlie Lamb at Paradise???  It's got to be good with a crew like that!
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Offline Tique

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #52 on: July 07, 2006, 06:04:00 PM »
Awesome; thanks for sharing. Can't wait to hear the stories about Paradise; I'll be there with Terry later this year.
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Offline CJ5

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #53 on: July 07, 2006, 06:26:00 PM »
Awesome is definitely the word. Great storytelling, photography,and everything! I've been interested in learning to knap and it was nice to see those heads in action. Thanks Woody and Ray, I really enjoyed it.

Offline philil

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #54 on: July 08, 2006, 08:34:00 AM »
Cool story! Thanks for sharing; the performance of these glass heads sounds impressive   :)  
Nice pictures too!
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Offline Guru

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #55 on: July 08, 2006, 09:56:00 PM »
You guys tell and awesome tale!!  Good shootin' guys,another great hunt at Ray's place!!

Hope to shake the hand of both of you some day on one of my trips south   :notworthy:    :notworthy:
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Offline SuperKodiak38

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #56 on: July 09, 2006, 10:09:00 AM »
Hey you guys are right on about 'ol Woodrow.

I got an invite to his home and walked away with a bucket of rocks, tools and a days worth of teaching not to mention a new friend. He's a good guy and a true talent, as well as a patient teacher.

He gave me a knife blade he had finished but he didn't like the way it had come out.  :saywhat:  

Now I am not a knapper, more so a snapper, of rocks and a long way from having any talent or a "good eye" but I pull it out at least once a week just to marvel at it this "undesireable" blade will have a prominent place in my new den.

Thanks for the great read.
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Offline southernarcher

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #57 on: July 09, 2006, 09:40:00 PM »
Man that's an awsome hunt,and sweet pics!Those are some really nice points.

Not really meaning to get off topic,but is that what they call Briar Creek or Allendale agate you guys found down there?
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Offline knife river

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #58 on: July 10, 2006, 12:22:00 AM »
southernarcher, that's the material exactly.  Nice rock -- it's colorful and has a sharp, strong edge if it hasn't been overcooked.  I saw more of the chert than the agate, but there were flakes of both around.

SuperK, we need to get together again soon.  I'd sure like to try that new bow of yours!
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Offline TaterHill Archer

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Re: A few days with Ray
« Reply #59 on: July 10, 2006, 12:36:00 AM »
Woody,
That's some great stuff.  I may need to get some of those points and knives in Alaska.
Jeff

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