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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By WhiplashTX
Primers look a little flat and the protrusion...

Primers look a little flat and the protrusion around the firing pin indentation isn't good but I wouldn't call it unsafe, just hot. The stretch marks is what would concern me, you don't want a case...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-19-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By WhiplashTX
Talk about dyslexia. Modern powders...

Talk about dyslexia.


Modern powders really don't degrade as long as they are stored correctly. I traded for some powder that included a couple of tins of IMR with the old labels and it shoots as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 837
Posted By WhiplashTX
The original Quaker corn bread recipe. 1/4...

The original Quaker corn bread recipe.

1/4 cup oil or shortening
1 cup corn meal
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons of baking powder
1 cup of milk
1 egg, beaten
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,884
Posted By WhiplashTX
Bow: used to be E7 but I aim for the aorta at E6...

Bow: used to be E7 but I aim for the aorta at E6 now that I know going through shoulder muscle isn't an issue


Gun: meat deer E7 to save shoulder meat or the square to the right of #1, trophy...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-16-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,246
Posted By WhiplashTX
I've tried several but went back to Slick Trick...

I've tried several but went back to Slick Trick Magnums.

For tougher animals I use the DRT single bevel.

http://www.archerywarehouse.com/assets/images/Kinseys/66269.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By WhiplashTX
At the longer ranges a deer will cease to react...

At the longer ranges a deer will cease to react to the sound of the bow because the sound level has decreased below their sound threat threshold. I do some photography out of my pop up and have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,508
Posted By WhiplashTX
1500 lbs. The trailer pictured weighs around 1k...

1500 lbs. The trailer pictured weighs around 1k and I had quite a bit of gear added. It went up most pass's including Raton Pass without issue but really seemed to choke above 10k feet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,508
Posted By WhiplashTX
I have a Crosstrek which is the little brother of...

I have a Crosstrek which is the little brother of the Outback. I also have a 3/4 ton diesel. I use the Crosstrek as my daily driver and for most trips to the lease and other destinations. The truck...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,431
Posted By WhiplashTX
I bet he'll even give you a second chance if you...

I bet he'll even give you a second chance if you miss.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-23-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By WhiplashTX
Don't use sandpaper. I would treat it like rust...

Don't use sandpaper. I would treat it like rust on a gun. Ultra fine steel wool soaked in oil, it works on guns without removing the blueing.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,266
Posted By WhiplashTX
If it's on your hip if somehow it magically goes...

If it's on your hip if somehow it magically goes off the barrel is pointed straight down.

So what are you going to do when your other hand is unavailable? Better freshen up on racking the slide...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-15-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By WhiplashTX
A quick look at the data shows your on the max...

A quick look at the data shows your on the max side of things. How do the primers look? How's extraction? Ejector marks on the cases? You have to remember that the published data is a guide. Some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By WhiplashTX
Just remembered, don't forget your passport if...

Just remembered, don't forget your passport if you want to go on the Canadian side.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By WhiplashTX
The Going to the Sun road is the highlight of the...

The Going to the Sun road is the highlight of the drives. The parking lot and area at the top is going to be your best bet for Bighorn and goats. There is a short unnamed trail off the parking lot...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,374
Posted By WhiplashTX
We used to look forward to our service awards. My...

We used to look forward to our service awards. My last one was 4 weeks of vacation and 5k cash after taxes, I went to Africa with that one. They got cheap and recently changed it to a points system...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By WhiplashTX
They remodeled and the room off to the right...

They remodeled and the room off to the right which used to have scopes and gun cases is now the archery room.




On Bee Caves road and 71, behind Schmidt BBQ.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By WhiplashTX
Sportman's Finest

For those of you on the west side of Austin, Sportsman's finest just started stocking archery equipment. So far they carry Hoyt, Bowtech, Diamond, and Gearhead with plans to carry Mathews and a few...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-05-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 37,236
Posted By WhiplashTX
Form 1 took 6 months even. Just picked up my...

Form 1 took 6 months even.

Just picked up my can, took 8 months 6 days and that's with having to submit a revision.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-30-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,185
Posted By WhiplashTX
Welds look a bit cold, you can see at the ends...

Welds look a bit cold, you can see at the ends where it didn't completely fill in the bottom of the V. I would swap to C25 instead of the 100% argon for welding mild steel. Great start though and no...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-29-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By WhiplashTX
The Burris XTR 5x25 is in your price range and I...

The Burris XTR 5x25 is in your price range and I use the same scope out to 1000. Really anything much above 20 power is useless at those ranges during the main part of the day because of heat mirage.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By WhiplashTX
Nothing is going to beat sand for steadiness. If...

Nothing is going to beat sand for steadiness. If you want a lightweight bag, go to a craft store and get some plastic beads.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,183
Posted By WhiplashTX
Use a stiff nylon brush, bronze is a copper alloy...

Use a stiff nylon brush, bronze is a copper alloy and reacts to any copper solvents.

Any pattern to your groups? Also make note on where the first shot goes from a cold barrel. This will help tell...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By WhiplashTX
Electric fence, they'll learn.

Electric fence, they'll learn.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,781
Posted By WhiplashTX
After trying different broadheads I've gone back...

After trying different broadheads I've gone back to Slick Tricks and if it's a big animal DRT single bevels.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By WhiplashTX
Any delayed opening broadhead like the Shwackers...

Any delayed opening broadhead like the Shwackers is going to excel in that kind of test. Notice that he really didn't show what the blade cuts looked like on the impact side. In the real world, you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-04-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,353
Posted By WhiplashTX
If your not going to scope it I prefer the Rossi...

If your not going to scope it I prefer the Rossi 1892 replica.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By WhiplashTX
Oxbow Bend turnout on the Montana side inside the...

Oxbow Bend turnout on the Montana side inside the park, very popular picture spot because it's somewhat easy to get a reflection. It was extremely foggy that morning and I knew it was going to make a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By WhiplashTX
Canvas print recommendations

Who do you recommend for canvas prints? I've seen shutterfly's work and while it's high quality, I want something with a coarser canvas and less sheen.

Here's a sample of the type of pics I want...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By WhiplashTX
Been thinking about doing this one, just started...

Been thinking about doing this one, just started a new thread looking for printers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,295
Posted By WhiplashTX
Don't feel bad, I've done it to myself. You'd be...

Don't feel bad, I've done it to myself. You'd be amazed how fast it is to "bypass" a door knob lock. I now use my dead bolt when leaving the house and keep a hidden key buried in the yard.
Forum: Recipes 07-15-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,861
Posted By WhiplashTX
The whole idea behind SV is that you can cook...

The whole idea behind SV is that you can cook meat at 130 degrees and no matter how long you leave it cooking, it will still be medium rare. The benefit to this is that the meat continues to break...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 952
Posted By WhiplashTX
I used SSI and picked up my crates directly from...

I used SSI and picked up my crates directly from the Delta Cargo dock in Houston. The warthog skull was shipped in a separate crate but neither crate had been opened for inspection. There were no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,501
Posted By WhiplashTX
Single, medical, maxed 401K, maxed ESPP, and a...

Single, medical, maxed 401K, maxed ESPP, and a small rainy day fund


48%
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-21-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,748
Posted By WhiplashTX
If you don't plan on ever selling it go ahead and...

If you don't plan on ever selling it go ahead and shoot it. Besides, someone has already been playing with it and there are drag marks on the cylinder. I will say that it's too nice looking to ever...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-20-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By WhiplashTX
You should be fine, the recoil impulse on a...

You should be fine, the recoil impulse on a shotgun is softer than on a equivalent rifle.
Forum: Photography 05-04-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By WhiplashTX
Get closer if possible, 150 yards is way too far...

Get closer if possible, 150 yards is way too far on that small of a subject, especially with out a tripod. I realize your using a super zoom but it needs a lot of light and will do better if it isn't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By WhiplashTX
Outbreaker made a good list and my kit is...

Outbreaker made a good list and my kit is similar. I also would add a cold pack, ace bandage , gauze, tape, and some large sterile pads. As mentioned, take some medical training including CPR. I've...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-06-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,086
Posted By WhiplashTX
Where are you shooting a mile?

Where are you shooting a mile?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By WhiplashTX
They have another spoof video. ...

They have another spoof video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIXLBl9Pf3Q
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By WhiplashTX
I'd stick the 5" for velocity and recoil reasons....

I'd stick the 5" for velocity and recoil reasons.

http://www.gunblast.com/Ruger-SRHAlaskan454.htm

No one would consider Jeff a small man either.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 613
Posted By WhiplashTX
The only long range ranges in the Houston area...

The only long range ranges in the Houston area are American Shooting Centers and Bayou Rifles. American Shooting Centers is a public range in far west Houston that has ranges to 600 yards. Bayou...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By WhiplashTX
Tent stakes are usually crap, go to the hardware...

Tent stakes are usually crap, go to the hardware store and get the big nails they refer to as spikes. They are 3/8" diameter and 10-12" long.
Forum: Recipes 03-01-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By WhiplashTX
Same as above but I use melted butter and also...

Same as above but I use melted butter and also add a pat of butter on top after they are done.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,516
Posted By WhiplashTX
A buddy of mine did the same, 30x60 2 story...

A buddy of mine did the same, 30x60 2 story barndo with everything vented out the gables or sides. He used 90 degree bends at all the exits to keep the wind from loading them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,696
Posted By WhiplashTX
With the new changes I got bumped a tax bracket...

With the new changes I got bumped a tax bracket so I lost out.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-22-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,499
Posted By WhiplashTX
Your overlooking that options 1, 3, and 4 don't...

Your overlooking that options 1, 3, and 4 don't match option 2. I don't understand why you would want to hamper yourself unless you want a challenge. If it's a challenge you want, try busting clays...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,499
Posted By WhiplashTX
Both my parent's funerals were closed casket,...

Both my parent's funerals were closed casket, they said they wanted to be remembered in life, not in death. Neither was embalmed either as per their wishes. My father had thought about cremation but...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-20-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,315
Posted By WhiplashTX
So the guy had a "30 year old" left handed AR15?...

So the guy had a "30 year old" left handed AR15? Correct me if I'm wrong but they didn't start making them until about 15 years ago.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By WhiplashTX
I got to play with a Xmark recently and it...

I got to play with a Xmark recently and it wouldn't adjust below 4lbs with the screw backed out all the way. With a few easy mods it can be brought down to 2.5-3lbs but no lower. I took mine a step...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,856
Posted By WhiplashTX
I doubt I'll make it since I will have been there...

I doubt I'll make it since I will have been there the month before and that weekend is my brother's birthday.

The cabins are decent and have a real bathroom, the price is very reasonable also.
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