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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,130
Posted By RJH1
Bleach it and pump it for a while. It will be...

Bleach it and pump it for a while. It will be fine.
Forum: Traditional 01-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,587
Posted By RJH1
I will be the one who goes against the grain here...

I will be the one who goes against the grain here and say, skip the sage. With a little looking you can find a real nice used bow that only cost a little more. And you wont be dissatisfied with it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-07-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,010
Posted By RJH1
The problem with this chart is the sight height,...

The problem with this chart is the sight height, most ARs have about 2.5" over bore height and it does make a difference
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-07-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,010
Posted By RJH1
ARs have a tremendous amount of bore offset...

ARs have a tremendous amount of bore offset compared to other rifles, so you will just have to work out what is best for the shooting you do. Find a ballistic calculator and put in your info and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,902
Posted By RJH1
Get rid of magazine restrictions (I know this is...

Get rid of magazine restrictions (I know this is federal , but anyway). Have county bag limits, like now, but no restrictions on antlers or legal means. Bow, rifle, muzzleloader, shotgun, use what...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-20-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By RJH1
For the purposes you mentioned, I would go with...

For the purposes you mentioned, I would go with something like a 180 xtp, or even 180 Truncated cone i.e. plain 40 cal hardball. and might lean towards the ball ammo for better penetration. If I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-20-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,366
Posted By RJH1
If you are not going to reload the 44mag/special...

If you are not going to reload the 44mag/special is considerably cheaper to shoot than the 45/70. Always something to think about too
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-19-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By RJH1
longshot powder, straight off the hodgdon...

longshot powder, straight off the hodgdon website. The website list velocity with a 4" gun and it matched my 4" gun just about perfectly. The max listed is 8 grains and I loaded a couple of tenths...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By RJH1
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By RJH1
Hacksaw and recrown it yourself.

Hacksaw and recrown it yourself.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By RJH1
Some interesting numbers on the 40 short and weak

Had the opportunity to do a little load testing with some 40 S&W this weekend. These were book loads, slightly under max in 3 different guns with 3 different barrel lengths. All the loads had 180...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-13-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,243
Posted By RJH1
OK, I change my vote to buy a Dillon and shoot...

OK, I change my vote to buy a Dillon and shoot the crap out of all of them. Or pick an existing rifle and pistol and learn distance, bullseye, or action shooting. You may already do that too, idk. ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-13-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,243
Posted By RJH1
With that stack of rifles, I would be looking at...

With that stack of rifles, I would be looking at a pistol. So, my vote is a pistol caliber
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-12-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By RJH1
The main thing to consider is what you want your...

The main thing to consider is what you want your end result to be. Is it accurate enough for you now? How is the trigger, most guns could use a better one. Does the stock look like you want it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By RJH1
ebay

ebay
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-10-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By RJH1
Serious question, what do you consider using them...

Serious question, what do you consider using them heavily? Other than a 22 scope, I have not have any mess up. Some have been on fairly hard recoiling rifles, and some have been slammed around hard...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-10-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By RJH1
Haha, I think everyone wants to make it harder...

Haha, I think everyone wants to make it harder than it is, I blame the internet. I found for hunting most scopes in the 150-300 dollar range and 3-9 power work just fine. Pick a name brand and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,036
Posted By RJH1
Magnus stinger 4 blade. flies great, cut on...

Magnus stinger 4 blade. flies great, cut on contact
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-10-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By RJH1
I agree with most of this, except for the 300 bo...

I agree with most of this, except for the 300 bo part. Most people want to love a 300Bo and hate a 30-30, but the 3030 has roughly the same energy at 100 yds as a BO at the muzzle. While I know...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-09-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,066
Posted By RJH1
I would go buy a 270

I would go buy a 270
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-08-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By RJH1
I love M1As but you aint getting Ar10 accuracy...

I love M1As but you aint getting Ar10 accuracy out of one without some work and then it is usually not sustainable. And the way scopes only half a** work one them, I would put my money somewhere else
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-07-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,455
Posted By RJH1
Truth

Truth
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-07-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,455
Posted By RJH1
Wow, a 250 yard hunting rifle, here I thought you...

Wow, a 250 yard hunting rifle, here I thought you had to shoot out to 500 for hunting nowadays. And all rifles have to shoot 1/4moa all day long or they suck. Your probably only gonna put a couple...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,181
Posted By RJH1
Buy AR10, load, close dust cover, done. If...

Buy AR10, load, close dust cover, done. If scoped, add scope caps, done.

I don't really like ARs for hunting, but they do have some advantages
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By RJH1
I would hit some pawn shops and look in the...

I would hit some pawn shops and look in the classifieds and find a decent used gun in a fairly standard caliber, and save a bunch of money. Hell with a little effort you could probably get a good...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 430
Posted By RJH1
I think the main deal is the FBI has gone back to...

I think the main deal is the FBI has gone back to 9mm, and several of the big police forces have followed suite.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 430
Posted By RJH1
Yep, I recently picked one up for quite a bit...

Yep, I recently picked one up for quite a bit less than the same gun in 9mm because there were 3 or 4 40s and only one 9. I don't mind 40s though
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 430
Posted By RJH1
You might have waited too long, 40s aren't cool...

You might have waited too long, 40s aren't cool anymore and are not bringing the money 9s and 45s are. At least not here.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 671
Posted By RJH1
Triax

Triax
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By RJH1
I think you will be happy with it. I shoot the...

I think you will be happy with it. I shoot the original ballistic and like it a lot. I look at the new flagship bows , and while they are real nice, I cant justify the cost.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By RJH1
Yes on spine issues, but more forgiving if you...

Yes on spine issues, but more forgiving if you use a heavier spine. However with most compounds today 55 pounds is plenty for deer and feels pretty light for varmints. Lot of good brands, I am a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-28-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 769
Posted By RJH1
You said "carry at home and in car" I take that...

You said "carry at home and in car" I take that to mean that she is not going to carry on her person. If that is the case, get her a 4 inch 357. Ruger or Smith, 6, 7, or 8 shot. Practice with 38s...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 918
Posted By RJH1
Martin tool, made in Texas I believe

Martin tool, made in Texas I believe
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,444
Posted By RJH1
Instead of suppressing, would a linear comp...

Instead of suppressing, would a linear comp quieten it down enough for you? I know it doesn't really quieten, just redirects, but that does make a big difference for the shooter. It also wouldn't...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,444
Posted By RJH1
Cause you don't want your truck to get tired:-)

Cause you don't want your truck to get tired:-)
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-31-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 949
Posted By RJH1
Yep, this is the way it is where I hunt. Seem to...

Yep, this is the way it is where I hunt. Seem to have an abundance of 170 plus mature deer, probably should save all the spikes to get that mature deer average down to 140
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-29-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,390
Posted By RJH1
what you need is a 150 grain round nose. 2 holes,...

what you need is a 150 grain round nose. 2 holes, and wont tend to blow up like ballistic tips might
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-24-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,251
Posted By RJH1
They are actually pretty close in standard...

They are actually pretty close in standard loadings.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-24-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,251
Posted By RJH1
Should be fine. If you handload, put in a heavy...

Should be fine. If you handload, put in a heavy recoil spring and load 230 grain xtps to near 45 super levels for a little better performance. You can Google it to find out load data etc. If you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-23-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,384
Posted By RJH1
Good advice When it comes to shooting...

Good advice

When it comes to shooting accurately at distance, this will be your best bet in an autoloader, for what you are describing. A 4x8 will not be super easy at 25 but, is defiantly...
Forum: Traditional 10-13-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By RJH1
1 turn the bow 1/2-1 round 2 Magnus stingers...

1 turn the bow 1/2-1 round
2 Magnus stingers 100 or poss 125 for more foc
3 gold tip velocity or equivalent weight shafts

Using the velocity shafts will do you the dual favor on that bow of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By RJH1
Trumpster vs Lil Kim

I think they should have a pay per view slap fight. Might be a closer match than Mayweather v McGregor
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-19-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,656
Posted By RJH1
To me it is a caliber that out does everything a...

To me it is a caliber that out does everything a 308 will do and will do most of what a 300 will do, without the recoil, muzzle blast, expense, and considerably shorter barrel life of a 300. It is a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,937
Posted By RJH1
Front pocket carry an lcp or a s&w 642

Front pocket carry an lcp or a s&w 642
Forum: Traditional 09-03-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By RJH1
Will be there Sunday for sure, probably working...

Will be there Sunday for sure, probably working Saturday though. Hoping to shoot 3 classes
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-31-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,288
Posted By RJH1
I am a lefty and mainly shoot rh bolt guns, my...

I am a lefty and mainly shoot rh bolt guns, my advice, lever gun. Classic marlin or more modern BLR.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-29-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By RJH1
What ever happened to the 30 Remington ar? That...

What ever happened to the 30 Remington ar? That might bed what you are looking for without the headache of wildcatting
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 17,091
Posted By RJH1
So it was the tenth then, if so, not too far off...

So it was the tenth then, if so, not too far off in my prediction
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 17,091
Posted By RJH1
I was thinking 8 or 9. Even though he is not...

I was thinking 8 or 9. Even though he is not considered a power puncher, I have seen a lot of boxers who could slip punches destroy power punchers in the later rounds. Especially when they don't...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-04-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,301
Posted By RJH1
Robert, was your water capacity on fired brass or...

Robert, was your water capacity on fired brass or out of the bag brass. I am no expert on the long range shooting by any means, but if you are just barely bumping the shoulder back and loading for a...
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