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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By StrayDog
If you do go with the scope swap just make sure...

If you do go with the scope swap just make sure the tube on the replacement scope is the same size as your rings (i.e. 1Ē or 30 mm) so you can reuse your rings, also pay attention to ring height....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By StrayDog
VX-3i has been out for several years so it may be...

VX-3i has been out for several years so it may be the one on your 30-06. They also offer a 4.5-14 that can be easily had for under $500. 4.5-14 is what I have on my 30-06, maybe the scope swap would...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By StrayDog
Leupold VX3i, 3.5-10 with 1 inch tube. Without...

Leupold VX3i, 3.5-10 with 1 inch tube. Without googling too much, found it for $319.99 at Cabelas.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By StrayDog
My Benelli may be slower, but Iíll pass you...

My Benelli may be slower, but Iíll pass you Beretta boys when you are cleaning and cussing while I just keep on shooting.😁
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,521
Posted By StrayDog
Done it a time or two - Once I tried to give the...

Done it a time or two - Once I tried to give the relatively cheap knife to a teenage kid. His mom evidently didn’t think jr should have a knife. Per her reaction I might as well been trying to give...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,536
Posted By StrayDog
I’ve got a 2015 Honda Civic LX 4 door with 30K...

I’ve got a 2015 Honda Civic LX 4 door with 30K miles. It’s a standard transmission but I’d sell it for $11,000.

I have a clear title in my name.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,482
Posted By StrayDog
Something with the ABS (speed sensor or control...

Something with the ABS (speed sensor or control module perhaps)? If the ABS was causing the breaks to pulse it might cause shaking.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By StrayDog
Using anything but metal is against most building...

Using anything but metal is against most building codes and for good reason. Why not just use hard metal dryer duct? If there was a fire because the PVC melted/burned due to lint I doubt your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 6,578
Posted By StrayDog
I'm just down the road, While I have a weak mind,...

I'm just down the road, While I have a weak mind, I have a strong back. If you need help with any chores so you could save your strength to fight to get better or spend time with your family, just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,569
Posted By StrayDog
Rest Easy in Valhalla with the other warriors Mr....

Rest Easy in Valhalla with the other warriors Mr. Burnett.

My grandpa always talked about "doing what's right and doing what's got to be done" regardless of the consequences.

Mr. Burnett did...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By StrayDog
We stayed at the Fairfield - had a big jet tub in...

We stayed at the Fairfield - had a big jet tub in the room that felt good after skiing. It’s a little bit away from everything but steamboat has an awesome bus system that all the skiers use and it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By StrayDog
Steamboat is more adult orientated (but family...

Steamboat is more adult orientated (but family friendly). Plenty of green/blue runs. Lots of nice places in Colorado.

Sign up for lessons - it will make everything more enjoyable.

It will also...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,893
Posted By StrayDog
I've ready plenty of statistics. Like I said, Kap...

I've ready plenty of statistics. Like I said, Kap could have helped enact positive change for crime both committed by minorities and those situations where minorities are victims. Heck, choose...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,893
Posted By StrayDog
You’d have to ask him that to get a complete...

You’d have to ask him that to get a complete answer - but it’s generally described as unfair treatment of minority’s in this country.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,893
Posted By StrayDog
I’ve been reading a lot about peoples opinion on...

I’ve been reading a lot about peoples opinion on Kap lately and I’ve come to the following conclusions:

1. I agree this country still has race issues and yes there have been some well publicized...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-04-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,911
Posted By StrayDog
Curious how you attached the carpet to the lower...

Curious how you attached the carpet to the lower wall. Did you sheath the inside walls (what material) and glue? I'm a little ADDHD and will the carpet might help me stay quiet when rifle hunting.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,158
Posted By StrayDog
We need pictures of what this fuel will go into;)b

We need pictures of what this fuel will go into;)b
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-26-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By StrayDog
Looks like you’re in Houston - but I’m 99% sure...

Looks like you’re in Houston - but I’m 99% sure Fort Worth Bolt and tool could get you said fastener or they would make you a new one. They usually don’t do small runs but they are good people and if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 12,963
Posted By StrayDog
No words my brother, just prayers. I pray for...

No words my brother, just prayers. I pray for strength, comfort, and resilience.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-22-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,625
Posted By StrayDog
As a shooter I say .270 - it’s pretty flat and...

As a shooter I say .270 - it’s pretty flat and decently fast. It will reach out and touch.

As a hunting round I say 30.06 - 150 grain is plenty for deer, speed goats, sheep, etc. but shoot some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-22-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By StrayDog
Monterrey is one of my favorite places on earth -...

Monterrey is one of my favorite places on earth - what language is she studying? If you are able go visit - eat a burrito at papa chanoís, visit the aquarium, hit the downtown Thursday evening street...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-22-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By StrayDog
Good to talk to you too Bill. Sent you a text...

Good to talk to you too Bill. Sent you a text with the donation confirmation.

I also had somewhat of an old debt to pay to California. Long story short, when I was stationed in Monterrey...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By StrayDog
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,901
Posted By StrayDog
I’d put penetrating oil and let it soak. Then I’d...

I’d put penetrating oil and let it soak. Then I’d put a hydraulic jack under the vertical pipe with the hinge and slowly try and break the rust. Last resort would be a torch - I’m always hesitant to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By StrayDog
I’m going to a dinner event, I’ll check back in...

I’m going to a dinner event, I’ll check back in later tonight or first thing in the morning.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,996
Posted By StrayDog
In the US an engineer is licensed in each state....

In the US an engineer is licensed in each state. Not all jobs require a license but there are laws that, in certain situations, only licensed engineers can “stamp” or approve documents.

To become...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-16-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,171
Posted By StrayDog
Unfortunately, we live in a society of many...

Unfortunately, we live in a society of many ignorant folks.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,996
Posted By StrayDog
New hire EE’s fresh out of college can pull...

New hire EE’s fresh out of college can pull $65,000 year or better. First thing I would do if I were you is work on getting your Texas Engineering liscense - you can do this before starting any legal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By StrayDog
You folks are making this too easy. Maybe folks...

You folks are making this too easy. Maybe folks are waiting until payday tomorrow...

Going to look pretty sweet on my desk. Plus, can't wait to see people's reactions after I wire up some lights...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By StrayDog
I see the pattern...double the previous bid. ...

I see the pattern...double the previous bid.

$400
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-12-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 21,414
Posted By StrayDog
It’s harder than any of us can imagine for mom,...

It’s harder than any of us can imagine for mom, dad, and family - but those Dr’s and Nurses got this with a little help from the Man upstairs!

One hour and one day at a time brother..,
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By StrayDog
Navy Chief Petty Officer (E7) - I wasn’t in the...

Navy Chief Petty Officer (E7) - I wasn’t in the navy but I believe that’s an engineman rate insignia (i.e. gear under the rocker)
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 12,711
Posted By StrayDog
Not really a back country gear question but does...

Not really a back country gear question but does anyone use a daypack size pack that has a rifle holder?

I like taking an AR to the stand for hogs and want to carry attached to my pack and still...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-09-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By StrayDog
I'm assuming it's an ecoboost. How dirty is...

I'm assuming it's an ecoboost.

How dirty is your air filter? Those little turbos like to breath - check your air filter and clean out anything you find in the filter housing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,160
Posted By StrayDog
Thanks - it's a good looking rig. My carry...

Thanks - it's a good looking rig.

My carry is a beast - I bought some 10 ply kevlar tires that are pretty aggressive and good for thorns.

In low with those tires it will go places I'm sure I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,160
Posted By StrayDog
Where did you get a double cab? I have a Suzuki...

Where did you get a double cab? I have a Suzuki Carry but man, I'd really be interested in a double with AC if it still has decent 4x4 capabilities.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-03-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 445
Posted By StrayDog
Zymox - not sure if you can buy it locally. Our...

Zymox - not sure if you can buy it locally. Our vet says it’s good to use once a month to prevent yeast problems in ears.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 687
Posted By StrayDog
Call Parker County Veternarian Hospital - Dr. Lee...

Call Parker County Veternarian Hospital - Dr. Lee Hampton. He has reasonable prices and very respectful man.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-31-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,050
Posted By StrayDog
Thumbs up ;)b Youíre a good man Charlie Brown. It was hard...

;)b Youíre a good man Charlie Brown. It was hard being 11 some 30 years ago and Iím sure itís only gotten harder. The world gets more complicated everyday.

I didnít mean to imply you werenít...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-31-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,050
Posted By StrayDog
Why not just let him keep the S&W pack and tell...

Why not just let him keep the S&W pack and tell him it would be a good one to keep his outdoor stuff in (hunting, fishing, hiking, etc.). Buy him another pack for school. Reward good grades,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,616
Posted By StrayDog
From your previous posts I think you live in Fort...

From your previous posts I think you live in Fort Worth and are single (although I seem to remember you know how to live - the ladie thread had me rolling)

I do travel a bit for work but if you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,557
Posted By StrayDog
Yeap - walked in the woods with several of them....

Yeap - walked in the woods with several of them. They always said, Iím from Buffalo but they were really country boys who grew up hunting and fishing in the Catskills - they were pretty dang adept in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,557
Posted By StrayDog
Yes sir! Iím not sure beating would make the...

Yes sir! Iím not sure beating would make the criminal ďsee the lightĒ but Iíd **** sure like to perform that experiment. Some people are just sorry wastes of flesh.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,475
Posted By StrayDog
I fly up and go fish with buddies every year. We...

I fly up and go fish with buddies every year. We end up driving their trucks and using their boats and cooking equipment. I try and pay for more than an my share and rotate to give them nice gifts...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,068
Posted By StrayDog
I’ll pray that, as the father, you will have the...

I’ll pray that, as the father, you will have the strength to shoulder the worries that come your way. I’ll pray the doctors find the wisdom to cure the baby and keep the mother well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 502
Posted By StrayDog
For food go to Old Ebbit Grill. Crab claws and...

For food go to Old Ebbit Grill. Crab claws and Oysters are stupid good if’n you like that kind of table fare.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-05-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By StrayDog
Not to hijack but I’m also looking for a new...

Not to hijack but I’m also looking for a new pheasant gun.

Anybody had any experience with a CZ Upland Ultralight in 20 ga?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,231
Posted By StrayDog
Best thing a young man can do is join the...

Best thing a young man can do is join the military.

If I get a stack of resumes from college grads I’ll sort the military guys to the top.

I’ll take a veteran from a no-name school vs a big...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,674
Posted By StrayDog
I'll just say this - shooting at a range and...

I'll just say this - shooting at a range and shooting when being shot at are very different.

Things go to hades real quick. I'd say if you carry at work then there are two important factors:

1....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 648
Posted By StrayDog
There are some HVAC guys on here who have real...

There are some HVAC guys on here who have real world experience- but Iím just a calculator jockey who dabbles in HVAC.

However, my opinion is one of the biggest shortcuts in HVAC is using flex...
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