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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By sir shovelhands
If they were great guns they wouldn't be cheaper...

If they were great guns they wouldn't be cheaper than hi points. But it's something cheap to shoot. Don't expect much out of it and you won't be disappointed.
Forum: Recipes 01-17-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By sir shovelhands
Oh, and keep the duck hearts. They make a good...

Oh, and keep the duck hearts. They make a good appetizer. And check the livers to see if they're good to eat.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-17-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By sir shovelhands
Ah, Hank Johnson. Proof that you can get a law...

Ah, Hank Johnson. Proof that you can get a law degree and still be dumber than a bag of rocks.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-17-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By sir shovelhands
She was flying military, so...airbase? Both...

She was flying military, so...airbase?

Both of them are doing things within their constitutional purview, but man are they childish. If I were Trump I would've let Pelosi get airborne and then...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-17-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By sir shovelhands
Yep. Not to mention that lowers are the most...

Yep. Not to mention that lowers are the most unimportant part of the gun. Either buy a cheap one or one with a rollmark you like. Spend your money on the bolt, barrel, trigger, and a free float...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-17-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By sir shovelhands
Unfortunately there's no...

Unfortunately there's no experience/knowledge/logical requirement for being on a committee.

Consider David Nunes (R) who grew up a farmer, and has a bachelors and masters in agriculture. But is...
Forum: Recipes 01-16-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By sir shovelhands
They'll dry out a good bit faster too. OP,...

They'll dry out a good bit faster too.

OP, get the dehydrator. It's nice to have the rack to lay the meat on, and you won't have to clean your oven. And you'll find other things to make with it....
Forum: Recipes 01-16-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By sir shovelhands
[/QUOTE] While some don't have a taste for...

[/QUOTE]

While some don't have a taste for duck regardless of preparation, many (myself included) think it some of the tastiest fowl there is. I'd take it over chicken or turkey any day. I only...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-16-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By sir shovelhands
I think there will be a very crowded democratic...

I think there will be a very crowded democratic primary in which Beto will participate. Then he'll lose handily and be forgotten.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-16-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,052
Posted By sir shovelhands
Hussein :eek:

Hussein :eek:
Forum: Recipes 01-15-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By sir shovelhands
LOL. So what you're saying is...you did...

LOL. So what you're saying is...you did everything in your power NOT to taste duck.

Try a recipe under this link: https://honest-food.net/wild-game/duck-goose-recipes/

Any one of those will...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-15-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By sir shovelhands
The DEA has has bigger fish to fry than potheads,...

The DEA has has bigger fish to fry than potheads, the ATF however, never seem to be too busy to handle the little fish. And they always throw the book at 'em.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-15-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By sir shovelhands
I was just thinking that. I had a mosin nagant...

I was just thinking that. I had a mosin nagant with a few burs in the chamber, so every few rounds, one would get stuck. Started keeping a small rubber mallet in my range bag.

If your bolt...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,849
Posted By sir shovelhands
Well they came up short about 11 billion on their...

Well they came up short about 11 billion on their "loan". Can we go break their legs?
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-15-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,474
Posted By sir shovelhands
This for sure. First time I ever saw a gun up...

This for sure. First time I ever saw a gun up close was when I was 5 and found my mom's loaded pistol in her nightstand. That could've ended really badly, because I thought it was a toy and didn't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,849
Posted By sir shovelhands
Obama didn't become president until Jan 2009...

Obama didn't become president until Jan 2009...
Forum: Recipes 01-14-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By sir shovelhands
Nice. Would like to see someone make mac &...

Nice. Would like to see someone make mac & cheese with cold smoked cheese.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By sir shovelhands
He's threading/chambering two barrels for me...

He's threading/chambering two barrels for me (Bartlein in 280 Ackley and Krieger in 35 Whelan) to fit an american rifle co nucleus action with a barloc quick-change barrel device. Probably one of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By sir shovelhands
Yeah! Don't be interrupting Pete while my rifle...

Yeah! Don't be interrupting Pete while my rifle is still there.
Forum: Recipes 01-14-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By sir shovelhands
Looks tasty, I need to get into canning.

Looks tasty, I need to get into canning.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,745
Posted By sir shovelhands
Yeah, I'd definitely check the base and bed if...

Yeah, I'd definitely check the base and bed if necessary before putting rings on. I had a savage with a base gap between 1/32" and 1/16" one time.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-13-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 817
Posted By sir shovelhands
For white tails? A 6.5 grendel in a micro...

For white tails? A 6.5 grendel in a micro action. I'm not a little kid and I want one.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-12-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,257
Posted By sir shovelhands
With $1k I'd go with Bergara.

With $1k I'd go with Bergara.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By sir shovelhands
Given that magnetic poles have no affect on the...

Given that magnetic poles have no affect on the axial tilt of the planet and that the equator lies on a plane perpendicular to and equidistant from the axial poles, the equator will not change...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-10-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
Three things that would go hand-in-hand: ...

Three things that would go hand-in-hand:

-Education reform, which both parties seem apathetic about. Not only has the public education we receive been declining for decades, it's become more and...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-09-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
Not quite what I said. I said there are fewer...

Not quite what I said. I said there are fewer good blue collar jobs available, not fewer jobs in general. Currently we have plenty of jobs, and low unemployment. Opportunity is not only measured...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-09-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
I'd say it would depend on how balanced and...

I'd say it would depend on how balanced and adaptable the area's economy is.

To compare two cities, Detroit never recovered from the loss of manufacturing and it is still not a good place to...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-09-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
I'm talking about wealth and opportunity, and you...

I'm talking about wealth and opportunity, and you keep trying to turning this into a discussion on race. I'm really not interested.



Oh there are plenty of jobs, and unemployment is quite...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-09-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
We all know the percentages, but I used quantity...

We all know the percentages, but I used quantity to emphasize that poverty is not a race specific issue. While it's worse among some races, it's affects all of them. But somehow we're getting...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-09-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
Facts? Sure, let's look at some: ...

Facts? Sure, let's look at some:

https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/more-40-low-income-schools-dont-get-fair-share-state-and-local-funds-department-
...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-08-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
Offshoring of manufacturing and automation are...

Offshoring of manufacturing and automation are not leaving many good blue collar jobs. Many decent jobs now require college degrees (which I think is dumb), and less than half (closer to a third) of...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-08-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
Up until the 80s, both the rich, poor, and in...

Up until the 80s, both the rich, poor, and in between saw their wages rising at relatively similar rates. Though if you consider inflation, averages wages aren't really growing.

Here's a pretty...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-08-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By sir shovelhands
Ha, good reference.

Ha, good reference.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-08-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By sir shovelhands
Well, it's basically NAFTA+. The big...

Well, it's basically NAFTA+.

The big additions were: requiring higher pay for autoworkers (since Mexico's low wages incentivized a lot of plants moving there), requiring vehicles to have at...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-07-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,504
Posted By sir shovelhands
Just an FYI, those are Liberty button-rifled...

Just an FYI, those are Liberty button-rifled barrels. While Satern did buy Liberty, they're not the same as Satern's cut-rifled barrels.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-07-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
Until we set Santa Claus up as the head of the...

Until we set Santa Claus up as the head of the IRS, people aren't taxed based upon what they deserve, they're taxed based upon how much they make.

If you're somehow inquiring whether I agree...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By sir shovelhands
Yep. I've worked with guys who can't travel to...

Yep. I've worked with guys who can't travel to Canada for work because they have decades old DWIs.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-06-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
Or maybe I sound like Adam Smith, Thomas Paine,...

Or maybe I sound like Adam Smith, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson, who believed large inheritances fly in the face of capitalist meritocracies.

When massive amounts of familial wealth can be...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-05-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,617
Posted By sir shovelhands
LOL. The estate tax exemption is now $11...

LOL. The estate tax exemption is now $11 million. I'd wager fewer than 20 people on the green screen will get hit with that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,740
Posted By sir shovelhands
Regarding using screwdrivers as chisels: both...

Regarding using screwdrivers as chisels: both Wiha and Wera make screwdriver lines called "Extra Heavy Duty" and "Chiseldrivers", respectively, to handle that: they're made with a anvil on the back...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-05-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By sir shovelhands
This. He's got a rifle of mine there right now.

This. He's got a rifle of mine there right now.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-04-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,504
Posted By sir shovelhands
You know, we do an APR and STI group buy, why not...

You know, we do an APR and STI group buy, why not barrel group buys like other sites? I'd be down for a grendel group buy.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-04-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By sir shovelhands
https://i.imgflip.com/1cm1dd.jpg

https://i.imgflip.com/1cm1dd.jpg
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-04-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,504
Posted By sir shovelhands
I'm looking at buying that exact barrel. How do...

I'm looking at buying that exact barrel. How do you like it?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-04-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,504
Posted By sir shovelhands
Tons of barrels that can get you sub-moa with...

Tons of barrels that can get you sub-moa with reloads (and often with factory ammo)

Krieger
Satern
Bartlein
Lilja
BHW
Criterion
Larue (I'd think hard about getting one of their upper kits)...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-04-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By sir shovelhands
Is that what they called double actions back...

Is that what they called double actions back then? Learned me something new.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By sir shovelhands
It definitely affects companies when they have...

It definitely affects companies when they have good competition (like Academy). Walmart didn't drop at all when it removed ARs, mostly because they ran all their competitors into the ground...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-03-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By sir shovelhands
Trump could actually afford one of those. ...

Trump could actually afford one of those. There's also the Mateba for slightly less rich people. Man, do I want either one of those...:(
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-02-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,504
Posted By sir shovelhands
6.5G is a more versatile round in my opinion. ...

6.5G is a more versatile round in my opinion. It's more widely available (currently), it's got heavier wider bullets for larger game, and while the 224 will reach out slightly farther with the 90+...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-31-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By sir shovelhands
I spent last New year's in Cape Town. It was a...

I spent last New year's in Cape Town. It was a blast.
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