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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,041
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have not hunted with a pistol in a while, but...

I have not hunted with a pistol in a while, but used to use pistols a lot. Most of the deer I killed, I killed with a T/C Contender Super 14, in 30-30. My load for that gun was 135 gr. Sierra Single...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-01-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,644
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have never hunted with a 30-30 lever gun, but...

I have never hunted with a 30-30 lever gun, but have used a couple of 30-30 14" Contender pistols and a 18" Contender carbine. The pistols with 135 gr. single shot pistol bullets was one of the most...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Dillon is the way to go. I have had mine since...

Dillon is the way to go. I have had mine since about 91 or 92, is has made life much better. I put the Rock Chucker away and never considered getting it back out.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,647
Posted By RifleBowPistol
About six to seven years ago, I saw one, cross...

About six to seven years ago, I saw one, cross the road, one morning on my way to work. On my way to work, I would cross the Cibolo Creek, the road is barely one lane wide and it's not much higher...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I did not realize what the 25-45 Sharps was, I...

I did not realize what the 25-45 Sharps was, I thought it was a old round I had never heard of. But a 25 caliber Sharps just did not sound like a possibility. Then I found a 25-45 barrel, so I looked...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-18-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,249
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have a cheap Bushmaster AR carbine, in 5.56,...

I have a cheap Bushmaster AR carbine, in 5.56, that has been the best ranch rifle ever. That thing has been beaten around, rain, mud, many hundred miles on a 4 wheeler, carried it in the truck a good...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-16-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,300
Posted By RifleBowPistol
The first picture is a Savage 93R17 BTVSS. 17 HMR...

The first picture is a Savage 93R17 BTVSS. 17 HMR The stock is the factory Bodys thumb hole varmiter stock.

The other two pictures are of my Howa Supreme Varminter in 6.5 Creedmoor. It has a Bodys...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-12-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,652
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Your cat, would actually be a dog, that's a...

Your cat, would actually be a dog, that's a coyote. I zoomed in, definitely a coyote.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,557
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Something I have found, is when you start trying...

Something I have found, is when you start trying to make a gate, where someone can not cut the chain or lock to get in. They usually get the bright idea to take the gate off of the hinges. That will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-03-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By RifleBowPistol
The truck looks nice, it is a Ranger. But I like...

The truck looks nice, it is a Ranger. But I like the 63 1/2 Galaxie in the background more. I just found another 69 F100 short bed earlier, looks like it is in better condition than the one I got for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-03-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,557
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have a idea, but it would take a bit of work,...

I have a idea, but it would take a bit of work, it might be about like trying to open Fort Knocks to get it open. I think they would give up on trying to get through that gate, they would probably...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-02-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,144
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Most of our teachers were not anything to...

Most of our teachers were not anything to consider getting excited about. But we had a few that were hot. I remember two subs that had every guy in the class hitting on them.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-02-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,644
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Those lever actions with the cross bolt safety...

Those lever actions with the cross bolt safety are about the dumbest thing I have ever seen. I would never buy one. The half cock position is all the safety I ever needed on a lever action, same with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-02-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,644
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have not done much hunting with a lever action...

I have not done much hunting with a lever action 30-30, almost all of my hunting with a 30-30, has been with either a T/C Contender Super 14 14" hand gun or a 18" barrel T/C Contender carbine.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-02-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By RifleBowPistol
There is a video on the internet, of a guy who is...

There is a video on the internet, of a guy who is in a helicopter, the fly up close to the lines, he attaches a safety harness or a ground strap or both, to one of the lines. Then gets out of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By RifleBowPistol
The 2002s did not have the problem. You have a 2V...

The 2002s did not have the problem. You have a 2V engine, the 3V engines are the ones that have the right side exhaust manifold problem, along with cam phasers and spark plugs breaking off in the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-25-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,227
Posted By RifleBowPistol
It really depends on where you are going, what...

It really depends on where you are going, what type of bears you might cross paths with. If you are going to be in areas where there are only black bears. I would prefer a 44 Mag. over a 10mm, for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-25-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,902
Posted By RifleBowPistol
From what I understand, the spring time is one of...

From what I understand, the spring time is one of their busiest times. It would probably be hard to get a camp site. I think they told us first come first serve. Then said we would be lucky if we...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-25-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,902
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I thought I was seeing things at first, it has...

I thought I was seeing things at first, it has very hot and bright outside. Then I saw that thing slithering along and thought what is that? It really stood out. I at first thought it was a uncovered...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-25-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 814
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That this should have exactly the same ballistics...

That this should have exactly the same ballistics as a 458 SOCOM. I looked up load data for a SOCOM, for Reloader number 7, with a 300 gr. bullet, the suggested powder charges seem to range from 35...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,902
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I was wrong, it is the Lost Mine Trail and not...

I was wrong, it is the Lost Mine Trail and not the Old Mine trail, that is a very cool trail to take. Many of these photos were from the Lost Mine trail, with my wife and daughter, from our last trip...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,902
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Bamorhea, is a cool place to go, usually it is...

Bamorhea, is a cool place to go, usually it is packed and there is a line to get in. The times we have gone, we had to wait in line for quite a while. The last time we went, we got in much quicker...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,677
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I love south Texas my home, birth place. Most...

I love south Texas my home, birth place. Most everything sticks, pokes, scratches, jabs or cuts, stings and or has venom. Not a place for wimps. I love prickly pear and mesquite, grew up climbing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,902
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I hope you are going to spend at least a week out...

I hope you are going to spend at least a week out there, or you won't get to see much of any of one of the two places. We have been to Big Bend National park twice, spent a week the first time, then...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,732
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I am going to try and remember you are a bee...

I am going to try and remember you are a bee keeper. I keep saying I am going to try it out someday. But I definitely would need help getting started. My great grandfather has been dead for over 20...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,732
Posted By RifleBowPistol
My great grandfather used to keep bees. I have...

My great grandfather used to keep bees. I have had interest in keeping bees, I really wanted to do so when I was a kid, but have been too busy most of my life. In recent years, my mother has been...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,732
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have had encounters with two African colonies....

I have had encounters with two African colonies. The first one, I was writing a estimate for a woman at her house. I noticed some bees on the front of the garage and pointed them out. A few minutes...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By RifleBowPistol
There have been axis out 46 and 306 west of New...

There have been axis out 46 and 306 west of New Braunfels for a while. There are axis in the Bulverde area. I have seen axis and fallow on 1863, which is just outside of New Braunfels off of 46. I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-20-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Those are great shooting guns. I had one in a 357...

Those are great shooting guns. I had one in a 357 a while back. I really liked the gun, but I could not find a longer barrel when I had the gun. Mine had a 6" barrel also, I wanted a 8" barrel. After...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,559
Posted By RifleBowPistol
The horizontal scratches or gouges, has me a bit...

The horizontal scratches or gouges, has me a bit baffled. I would say not deer at all. Do you have cattle with horns on the property. Some of the work, mainly the tree with all of the stripped bark,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,812
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I would guess you worked in a east Texas...

I would guess you worked in a east Texas dealership? That would be cool. I worked for Ford dealers for many years, don't remember any famous people from the dealerships. Many who thought they were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,812
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I know there are quite a few I have met, some...

I know there are quite a few I have met, some will come back to me slowly. When I was a kid, my step father used to own a automotive A/C shop in Corpus. At the time Bobby Labaonte was working at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,680
Posted By RifleBowPistol
My mother and I were just talking about this...

My mother and I were just talking about this earlier today. My family came here from Germany in 1840. Then landed in Indianola. I would be the sixth generation.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,812
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Now that is someone I would like to have met and...

Now that is someone I would like to have met and got to talk to for a while.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,812
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That would be cool.

That would be cool.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,812
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Many years ago, I used to hang out in many clubs...

Many years ago, I used to hang out in many clubs and bars, met a lot of band members. one night some guy started talking crap to me, I told him what I thought of him, then about three other guys...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Make sure you go fishing while you are down...

Make sure you go fishing while you are down there. I had fun, we caught more dorado dolphin than I have ever seen in my life, on one trip. They told us, that we went down there the wrong time of the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-16-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,177
Posted By RifleBowPistol
My father in-law, told me a story about how he...

My father in-law, told me a story about how he used to have a Winchester 94 in 375. That the 375 was a elephant gun, then how well it was as a deer gun, but much more than needed. I informed him that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,861
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Interesting idea. The info that should be posted,...

Interesting idea. The info that should be posted, is the day, weather conditions, time and county. Possibly weather or not it was rutting at the time, was the neck swollen up and possibly chasing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,644
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Curari. That's the way they used to kill thing...

Curari. That's the way they used to kill thing with blow guns. I have heard of guys using on arrows, and darts. Makes a dart much more deadly. I know from experience, that modern blow guns can...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I bought one of those triggers also, Brownells...

I bought one of those triggers also, Brownells had them on sale. Then they were listed as having an adjustable trigger pull weight. I forgot what the lower lb. setting is supposed to be, but I set my...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Yep. I found a lot of the guys giving advice on...

Yep. I found a lot of the guys giving advice on ARs act like ARs are only for tactical purposes. You don't want anything less than a 15 lb. pull trigger, bla, bla, bla.

When I tell those guys how...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have two Geissele Match triggers of some...

I have two Geissele Match triggers of some variation. I replaced the trigger return springs with Wolf trigger springs. That definitely improved the trigger. I liked them before, but was not extremely...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,835
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I got to go once as a kid. Spent two weeks in the...

I got to go once as a kid. Spent two weeks in the Casper Wyoming, well that's where we stayed. We hunted around Elk's Mt. Colorado, and other places in southern Wyoming. All we had were a couple of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,267
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I am guessing that's a Weatherby?

I am guessing that's a Weatherby?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,241
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Can you post a picture of the mounts and rings?...

Can you post a picture of the mounts and rings? Some of the mount and ring combos can be moved left or right, typically on the rear ring. It really depends on the style of mount and ring, some you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,373
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I don't know about those other drivers, but I...

I don't know about those other drivers, but I know I put HID head lights in my car and now there is really no difference between high and low beam. I can switch back and forth but it really does no...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-02-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Nice rifle, you don't see many of those around.

Nice rifle, you don't see many of those around.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-02-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 484
Posted By RifleBowPistol
There may be differences in the case volume...

There may be differences in the case volume between the two cases. Both are good brass, but if they have different case volume, the pressure will be different. So a powder charge that is safe in one,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Looks like you might be able to make a smoker out...

Looks like you might be able to make a smoker out of it.
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