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Forum: Hoods, Patterns, & Transport Boxes 06-11-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,849
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Seamless hood

that is fantastic!!!
when do we sign up for classes?
the only reason i dont make hoods is cause fat fingers/parkinsons desiese, dont mix well with tiny objects.

threading a needle is hard for...
Forum: Forum Personal Message (PM's), Threads & Posts 09-04-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,462
Posted By KillJoy
Re: So you don't post on the forum?

HMMMMMMMM...
it sounds like a great idea, but how would you keep the uninvited out?

i havent posted in a while because i was literally getting attacked in a log i was keeping for my harris hawk....
Forum: Harris Hawks 11-10-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Sharp stick to the gut!!!!

so a little update for you.
at 760g i was able to get the bird to come 60ft instantly.
this bird is already dog tame after 1 week off of the trap.
1 week off the trap!!

i have never had this...
Forum: Hoods, Patterns, & Transport Boxes 06-10-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By KillJoy
MJ Hoods?

What happened to MJ Hoods?
i went to the web sight and it said under contract?

http://www.m-jhoods.co.uk/

whats the story?:-|

really was considering one of his hoods for my bird.
Forum: Harris Hawks 04-10-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Sharp stick to the gut!!!!

it only has one jess cause it messed with the knot and pulled it thru the grommet. i was in the process of getting another jess when the bird hopped up on the perch and sat comfortable like this. so...
Forum: Harris Hawks 04-10-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Sharp stick to the gut!!!!

male or female, this bird is mean!!!!

the bird found a seam in the glove with its talon, oh and it wasnt nice enough to say sorry and let go.
no in fact it exploited that see and made me suffer...
Forum: Harris Hawks 03-10-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Sharp stick to the gut!!!!

i cant make hoods, i tried to once and it nearly drove me nutz. right now the bird is wearing training equipment, bigger anklets so help disperse the shock of the bate.
once i get the bird manned...
Forum: Harris Hawks 03-10-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Sharp stick to the gut!!!!

thanx for taking it like that.
you know, i dont want to be tied down with one bird forever. i say this with out trying to rub it in, but we in the states have a lot of free birds to try. i want to...
Forum: Harris Hawks 03-10-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Sharp stick to the gut!!!!

keel is hard to find.
but 29 hours off the trap and she is already stepping up to the fist for food.:supz:
Forum: Harris Hawks 03-10-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By KillJoy
Sharp stick to the gut!!!!

i just wanted to poke you guys with a sharp stick and gloat a little!!

I GOT 2 WORDS FOR YA!!!!!

PASSAGE HARRIS!!!!!

http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z105/new1_2007/073.jpg...
Forum: Canada 29-09-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,693
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Apprenticship

you breed apprentices?
you perv!!!!!:yawinkle:
Forum: Owls - Strigiformes 29-09-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,294
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Is an Approved Cull of UK Eagle Owls Imminent?

man things sure are different over there.

too many now we must kill them! how about they give falconers a chance? the golden eagle has the same reputation here so they let some falconers trap them...
Forum: Falconry Questions that all beginners ask! 08-09-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,738
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Redtail or Harris

let me give you some prespective from the other side of the pond.
for years an apprentice was only allowed a redtail, red shoulder, or kestrel.

a red tail is a great all round bird cause it will...
Forum: Kiting Equipment & Kite training Birds of Prey 07-09-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,200
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Bird Toys

:confused:

not to be a richard, think of other names for richard, but how are you able to hunt with the bird?
cause it kills a once live animal and feeds on it, is that not the same?
Forum: Telemetry & other Tracking Equipment 26-08-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By KillJoy
Re: 433 Mhz

i was wondering the same thing.
after a bit of research i found this.
1. the 433. signal works on the same band as HAM radio operators.
here in the states you have to become a certified HAM radio...
Forum: Falconry Quarry & All Things Historical 24-08-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,498
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Falconry legal in New Zealand

mega congrats!!!

wasnt new zeland under attack by some animal, i wanna say a rabbit, that was causing fits for farmers?
and to help squash the problem the farmers were putting nest boxes or poles...
Forum: Broadwings - Buteo 18-08-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,435
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Harris x Common Buzzard

:supz:
Barry, excellent post!!!!!
couldnt say it better!

i think the freedom you guys have getting into falconry has jaded falconry.
when any tom, dick or jane can freely walk up to a breeder...
Forum: Photography, Equipment, Reviews & Tutorials 02-08-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,995
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Photography Lesson 1 Basic Exposure

Hey Simon,
this is a really great thread.
i read the whole thing and still dont understand most of it, and i have a canon DSLR :rolleyes:

let me point something out i feel he glanced over. ...
Forum: Members Pictures 29-07-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,435
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Oil Painting Peregrines.

in all seriousness....
I MUST HAVE THAT TOP PAINTING!!!
is it for sale?
are there cpoies of it some where i can buy one.

great looking paintings!!
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 23-07-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,511
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Observations of Coopers Hawks

whats a coops sell for there?
Forum: Broadwings - Buteo 12-07-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 32,364
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Harris X Goldie

PLEASE OH PLEASE STERLIZE THIS BIRD.

this is not funny or cool.
to start an eagle is not a dumb bird, then to mix it with a bird that is a pack hunter and is smart also is asking for to well of...
Forum: New to the Forum? 06-07-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Buddhistsoldier88 Intro

#1. thanks for your service to our country.

#2. look up the New York State falconry club.
http://nysfa.org/index.html
there is a link to their web sight. get to know some falconers and get the...
Forum: Harris Hawks 06-07-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,536
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Harris hawks.. do they have to hunt?

Why a harris?
if anything i would probably get a Kestrel, an American Kestrel at that, if you want to display a bird.
A harris hawk is not a "sit on a perch and gawk at bird, really none of these...
Forum: Falconry Questions that all beginners ask! 01-07-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By KillJoy
Re: Is this a danger???

i am going to say yes cause your bird probably wasnt free to fly off incase of attack. with your bird being tethered down its defenseless almost.

now if you gonna stay outside with the bird i...
Forum: Longwings - Falco 01-07-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,154
Posted By KillJoy
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