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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-12-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,451
Posted By NatureBoy
I have a 6.5 creed, 7-08, .280AI and .308 all...

I have a 6.5 creed, 7-08, .280AI and .308 all built on trued rem actions. I hate going with the grain but gave into the 6.5 and man, does it shoot.

SINCE youre going with factory ammo, I would...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-04-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By NatureBoy
I agree with the above statements in regards to...

I agree with the above statements in regards to barrel choice...I would spend the extra "few" dollars and get a good barrel. Now, as far as the work, I have heard good and bad stories from pacnor...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-31-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By NatureBoy
I have the elusive wildlife 750 and with the IR...

I have the elusive wildlife 750 and with the IR bulb swapped in....its daylight. Pretty sure it's lifetime warranty too
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By NatureBoy
bag like that^^^ or if not then a rag balled up....

bag like that^^^ or if not then a rag balled up. allows me to squeeze and change height
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,949
Posted By NatureBoy
exactly what Im thinking too. anything can be...

exactly what Im thinking too. anything can be stolen if they truly wanted to...just need to make it require more effort
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By NatureBoy
thanks man! and yes, pretty much. wasnt really...

thanks man! and yes, pretty much. wasnt really too user friendly when I first opened...i was in a hurry and wasnt reading anything but I think I remember a small introduction on what button does...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,949
Posted By NatureBoy
but bolted to the ground adds an issue for them...

but bolted to the ground adds an issue for them that isnt an issue for me
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By NatureBoy
oh man, I have no idea. Chinese lathe...luckily...

oh man, I have no idea. Chinese lathe...luckily its old enough that it has metal gears and not the plastic ones. so pretty much any "cheap" lathe basically comes out of a small handful of shops...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,949
Posted By NatureBoy
Been looking into safes as well but I have some...

Been looking into safes as well but I have some time since I'm in and out of apartments right now...i have time. But, that also has me thinking. What about having a few smaller safes? That way if...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By NatureBoy
its called "Range Buddy" on android.

its called "Range Buddy" on android.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By NatureBoy
Thanks man!!

Thanks man!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By NatureBoy
6.5 creedmoor build story and 1st day results

So, ive always been a tinkerer/builder and was rebuilding small engines at a young age....so I was always going down the path of going to school for engineering. I started hunting at a very young...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By NatureBoy
why its there? to add weight. reason for weight?...

why its there? to add weight. reason for weight? 1st is most likely recoil and then 2nd would be balance. Is the rifle balanced? if you hold the rifle under the bolt in front of the trigger guard,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-17-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,946
Posted By NatureBoy
I shot a few aoudad with my 25-06....with 117...

I shot a few aoudad with my 25-06....with 117 grain and no issues. last one was at 350 yards, bullet hit and he locked up and stumbled twice and then down the "mountain" he went. As said up above,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-24-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 738
Posted By NatureBoy
daytona tactical has decent prices on complete...

daytona tactical has decent prices on complete kits...minus lowers. used them a few times. upper can be standard ar15 upper, if wanted but the most of the money is in the barrel and the bcg and so...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,774
Posted By NatureBoy
ar15 platform (uppers and lowers are like legos...

ar15 platform (uppers and lowers are like legos because mil-spec)

30 cal: you have two options; .300 blk and 7.62x39. if you reload, doesnt really matter but if you dont and this will be...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 738
Posted By NatureBoy
built a few ar9s and have seen that the glock...

built a few ar9s and have seen that the glock lowers seem to have less feeding issues than the colt lowers....may just be my luck but has been my experience.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,599
Posted By NatureBoy
OH MY JEEBUS!!! That's awesome Man! Ya, that is...

OH MY JEEBUS!!! That's awesome Man! Ya, that is even better! Congrats! Report back with a range report. I'm curious of the overall QC with these.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,599
Posted By NatureBoy
thats when you buy it, and get cabelas to call...

thats when you buy it, and get cabelas to call ruger to ask for a replacement stock and they mail it directly to you. CMON!!!! cant make it all a wasted trip for a rare gun!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,380
Posted By NatureBoy
youre half right. it is a 30-06 case....but...

youre half right. it is a 30-06 case....but shooting bullets at max of 117 grains which makes a large difference compared to a 30-06. My rifle also weighs right at 10 pounds which helps a lot...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By NatureBoy
agreed!!^^^ thats a good price for a semi...

agreed!!^^^

thats a good price for a semi custom rifle. macmillans arent cheap and neither is the machine work and assembly of the barrel to action...AND they have scope???

If i was interested...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By NatureBoy
ah yes, the ol protected species of whitetail

ah yes, the ol protected species of whitetail
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,460
Posted By NatureBoy
still working on the correct technique. ive been...

still working on the correct technique. ive been after it for 5 years now....i think im getting close
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By NatureBoy
sweet! I couldnt decide between the 6.5-20x50 ffp...

sweet! I couldnt decide between the 6.5-20x50 ffp or the sig tang4 6-24x50 ffp....so I went with both. I have the sig on my ar308 and so far, so good. I havent finished my bolt gun for the LRP yet....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By NatureBoy
How do you like that scope? I just bought one but...

How do you like that scope? I just bought one but havent mounted it yet.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,380
Posted By NatureBoy
I shot AT my first deer when I was 6 with a .223....

I shot AT my first deer when I was 6 with a .223. My dad and I got out of the stand to check the shot and we see her come back out of the woods. The .223 was left in teh stand and my dad and I were...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By NatureBoy
i agree about 99.9% with the statement of "lowers...

i agree about 99.9% with the statement of "lowers are lowers" in the ar15 world. They all fall under the mil-spec category and while some may hold tighter tolerances than others, I dont feel its...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,732
Posted By NatureBoy
ar15? nope, sold mine. AR308? Yup, two. ...

ar15? nope, sold mine.
AR308? Yup, two.

One in 308 and one in 22-250AI. Dont really care about the "tacticool" approach to an AR that most do but figured I should put some semi autos in my...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By NatureBoy
-short action -youre ok with the 6.5 but no...

-short action
-youre ok with the 6.5 but no creedmoor
-you already have a .260

....only logical thing is that this build needs to be a .260AI

6.5x47 is a nice round but if going that route,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By NatureBoy
does it have to be powder coat? got a buddy that...

does it have to be powder coat? got a buddy that airbrushes extremely well and uses automotive clearcoat....that lives in austin.

https://www.facebook.com/TheAirEffex/
or...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,308
Posted By NatureBoy
semi-auto: 22 creedmoor then 22-243 bolt...

semi-auto: 22 creedmoor then 22-243

bolt gun:
.22 cal: 22 creedmoor, then 22-243, then 22-250AI
.243 cal: 6mm Creedmoor, then 243AI
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 2,855
Posted By NatureBoy
Entered

Entered
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By NatureBoy
Crushed asphalt is where it's at unless you're...

Crushed asphalt is where it's at unless you're going to pour something. Crushed asphalt is a bit pricey but it packs well and doesn't have dust
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-09-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By NatureBoy
anybody have rem700 LA varmint stock?

Hey guys,
so I am searching for a rem700 Long Action stock that has the varmint contour (regular buttstock but bulge in front of the bottom metal). I am wanting to duplicate a wooden stock out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,755
Posted By NatureBoy
agree and agree^^ I went to college for...

agree and agree^^

I went to college for engineering and put myself through it. Fortunately, I was able to hold down good paying internships every summer and winter break which would allow me to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-11-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,662
Posted By NatureBoy
Where were you able to get m5 lowers from aero???...

Where were you able to get m5 lowers from aero??? Been waiting months!!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,579
Posted By NatureBoy
the .243 will "always" have ammo at the stores...

the .243 will "always" have ammo at the stores and if you custom load then you can find them to be very accurate and have a huge selection of bullets.

the 25-06....is my go-to whitetail gun. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By NatureBoy
thats what I shoot in my 25. I have many rifles...

thats what I shoot in my 25. I have many rifles but my 25-06 seems to be my go to deer gun. I love it
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-26-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By NatureBoy
yup, def was Chops'!!! thanks! never saw the...

yup, def was Chops'!!! thanks!

never saw the one that Mike just linked. His is extremely nice too!!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-26-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By NatureBoy
searching for a knife made by a member

I know there are a lot of knife makers here on the GS and months and months ago I came across from what I remember to be a Damascus filet knife. I was looking for that thread today and I have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,756
Posted By NatureBoy
I have been lucky enough to not ever have had to...

I have been lucky enough to not ever have had to purchase a firearm. I grew up shooting a S&W 25-06 (still my goto deer rifle) that was handed to me from my dad, same with a .257 roberts that came...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,721
Posted By NatureBoy
ya, schlumberger gave me the cut MONTHS ago and...

ya, schlumberger gave me the cut MONTHS ago and still havent scored one. my issue is that I was a new engineering graduate and then slb made HUGE cuts and my group got laid off. Now everybody wants...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,200
Posted By NatureBoy
I figured I would add this in even though many...

I figured I would add this in even though many people said Vortex>Nikon BUT...Nikon Aculon 10-22x50 are on amazon for $131. That is half the price you were prepared to spend. Friend has had a pair...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By NatureBoy
Only thing I have shot in Montgomery county was...

Only thing I have shot in Montgomery county was this spike at the beginning of bow season:
http://i.imgur.com/zWzblc5.jpg?1

As far as what I have seen here..:...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 88,516
Posted By NatureBoy
Well good side of taking him late season is that...

Well good side of taking him late season is that you know you has bread does and his legacy can carry on. So, with that said, GET HIM ON THE GROUND!! Still rooting for ya man!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,413
Posted By NatureBoy
Very risky shot, that being said...very...

Very risky shot, that being said...very effective. One of those deals that if you can't make it...don't do it. If you know 100% that you can, go for it. I head shot two coyotes last weekend and it...
Forum: Bowhunting Reports 11-14-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,401
Posted By NatureBoy
Im 27 and have pictures of me when I was 3 on the...

Im 27 and have pictures of me when I was 3 on the floor of the deerstand with things to occupy me and keep me quiet. Shot my first animal at 4 (javelina) and been shooting at deer since I was 6 and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By NatureBoy
Oh you know. Lunch break luck...

So hunting in my backyard today and sat in the stand all morning till I just couldn't take it and had to go snag some food. Walked up to the house...ate...relaxed my back for a bit and walked back...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By NatureBoy
And then of course sudoku for when I run out of...

And then of course sudoku for when I run out of tries with candy crush
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By NatureBoy
As dumb as this sounds...candy crush. I keep this...

As dumb as this sounds...candy crush. I keep this game on my phone all year just for deer season. Very seldom do you get a timed level and so usually you can stop playing, look around, and go right...
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