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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Today, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Mike D
IMO they may work for predator but you are asking...

IMO they may work for predator but you are asking for a disaster using them for whitetail especially at the velocity of a 22 Creedmoor.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By Mike D
Donít do that. Those adapters induce tons of...

Donít do that. Those adapters induce tons of stress on the trailer frame and every frame company will instantly void your warranty if you do.

I would look into the Andersen ultimate hitch instead...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By Mike D
4Ē exhaust will support up to 1000HP. Anything...

4Ē exhaust will support up to 1000HP. Anything larger than that is just for show in most trucks and on the Dodge it drones like crazy.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 06:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
I had no idea so many people that carry a gun...

I had no idea so many people that carry a gun were so scared of them.

Carry a quality weapon, in a quality holster and you wonít have any issues.

Any gun that goes off when dropped is either...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
Yep. If you arenít comfortable carrying with one...

Yep. If you arenít comfortable carrying with one chambered you either need to carry a different weapon or donít carry at all. Guns just donít go off by themselves.

If you let someone get drawn on...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
Safety or no safety on a carry pistol?

Nope. They still donít go off by themselves.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-23-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By Mike D
What Iíve seen from the outdoor TVs is they have...

What Iíve seen from the outdoor TVs is they have a sealed aluminum shell and about a 30-40% brighter display.

Iím on the fence whether Iím going to get one or just get a regular TV.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By Mike D
Immigration is federal jurisdiction. Local LE are...

Immigration is federal jurisdiction. Local LE are only obligated to report and/or detain if they are arrested on a different charge and found to be here illegally.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,177
Posted By Mike D
As many other have stated the newer latch kits...

As many other have stated the newer latch kits are a completely different design. Likely not compatible.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,177
Posted By Mike D
Iím not sure what you expect them to do for a...

Iím not sure what you expect them to do for a cooler that hasnít been made in 5-6 years?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,056
Posted By Mike D
If you think a democrat will do any better you...

If you think a democrat will do any better you are delusional.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mike D
Pitts & sports is just as heavy if not more. Made...

Pitts & sports is just as heavy if not more. Made in Houston, TX.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mike D
The Maverick 1250 I looked at was $2199. It was...

The Maverick 1250 I looked at was $2199. It was a couple hundred more to add the sear plate and WiFi.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Mike D
After reading that closer I donít think that...

After reading that closer I donít think that allows you to carry a loaded firearm in your vehicle. What I read that as is that if you use deadly force and it was under those specific conditions that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-19-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By Mike D
Most barrels should shoot a good factory ammo in...

Most barrels should shoot a good factory ammo in less than 4-5Ē. Is suspect you may have a barrel thatís not helping you out.

Iíve had mixed results with accuracy using CFE223. 8208 seems to do...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Mike D
Thanks. Can you post the link to that...

Thanks. Can you post the link to that information?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By Mike D
I put 15% down on my construction loan but will...

I put 15% down on my construction loan but will have considerable more equity than that when I go to permanent financing.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By Mike D
There is another way to do it and while it will...

There is another way to do it and while it will cost you a consulting fee, youíll still save a nice amount of $$ AND you can be as I control of every aspect that you want to be.

Look into U Build...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Mike D
Oklahoma gun laws without Texas LTC

Thanks Jeff. That makes it simple and confirms what I had been reading.

Oklahoma has some stupid vehicle carry laws.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Mike D
Thatís great and all but can you cite any...

Thatís great and all but can you cite any specific laws that prohibit carry a handgun in a vehicle.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Mike D
I was going to ask him to point me to that...

I was going to ask him to point me to that specific law as well. Iím not aware of any law that says age of handgun possession is 21.




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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-19-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By Mike D
Reloading Issue on 6.5 Grendel

A chronograph is a wise investment when doing load development. They really donít cost that much money.

Also you should be able to seat out to at least 2.260. I run primarily C products mags and I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,056
Posted By Mike D
Surely you donít plan to vote for the democrat. ...

Surely you donít plan to vote for the democrat.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,056
Posted By Mike D
Voters havenít been proven to be too smart. They...

Voters havenít been proven to be too smart. They also voted for bonds to pay for Jerry World and the new Rangerís stadium.

If that ainít stupid I donít know what is.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Mike D
Oklahoma gun laws without Texas LTC

We are taking our son to school in Oklahoma this weekend and I have tried looking up the answers. He is 18 years old and will be taking his own vehicle. I donít like him not being able to defend...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,579
Posted By Mike D
Iíll just leave this here. [emoji16] ...

Iíll just leave this here. [emoji16]

https://youtu.be/GSRhQK9KoMY


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By Mike D
How is that skipping anything? You still have to...

How is that skipping anything? You still have to go through the same process.

And then you are limited to one suppressed weapon whereas a detachable can you can move to different hosts.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By Mike D
Capitol armory has a payment plan. ...

Capitol armory has a payment plan.

https://www.capitolarmory.com/support/how-to-purchase-with-easy-pay.html

It will cost you an extra 17% though as will most places that offer a service like...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mike D
Hell yeah. Fredís for a **** good burger and a...

Hell yeah. Fredís for a **** good burger and a cold *** beer!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Mike D
That used to be standard practice in residential....

That used to be standard practice in residential.

I donít know when they stopped doing it but our previous home was built in 2001 and it wasnít that way.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mike D
Cooked to perfection right there! Sent...

Cooked to perfection right there!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 991
Posted By Mike D
I have both. As others have said the blades and...

I have both. As others have said the blades and support is MUCH better on the outdoor edge. For heavy work itís my go to.

About the only time I use my Havalon anymore is for fine caping or other...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,221
Posted By Mike D
Their plus the materials are higher end,...

Their plus the materials are higher end, typically real, heavier gauge stainless, brass burners, burners that will go from a true simmer to 15,000 btu, etc...


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
I tend to follow the law whether I agree with it...

I tend to follow the law whether I agree with it or not. I like my house better than jail, but if you donít, thatís cool. [emoji6]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mike D
If it only happens when you apply the brakes it...

If it only happens when you apply the brakes it only makes sense that you have warped rotors or I suppose thereís an outside chance you could have something modulating your brake cylinders but thatís...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,325
Posted By Mike D
They will settle in within 1500-200 miles. I...

They will settle in within 1500-200 miles. I donít know why they do that but the do.

Otherwise Iíve had very good performance through several sets of them.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
I totally get what you are saying but you are...

I totally get what you are saying but you are advised to follow the law and they are bound to uphold the law.

There are many laws on the books that are unjust but refusing to follow the law...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
How are they restricting anything? The law posted...

How are they restricting anything? The law posted above clearly states what is prohibited.

I donít like it either but currently, that is the law. They are bound to enforce the law.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,221
Posted By Mike D
Viking has had tons of issues over the last...

Viking has had tons of issues over the last couple of years. Every distributor we went to when selecting appliances for our house steered us away from them.

Id love to have a 48Ē sub zero built...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,221
Posted By Mike D
How high end are you talking? Wolf, Viking,...

How high end are you talking?

Wolf, Viking, Thermador, Mťlie or GE Cafe, Kitchen Aid, etc?

Most of the professional grade appliances have fixed pricing and will be the same regardless of the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 589
Posted By Mike D
Magazine Question

Horse puckey. Not even a valid comparison. Comparing a rotating mass at high rpm to a static spring is apples and watermelons. I have mags that Iíve kept loaded to full capacity for over 10 years and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Mike D
Not yet but will be sooner than later. ...

Not yet but will be sooner than later.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 589
Posted By Mike D
Why would anyone not use a magazine to its full...

Why would anyone not use a magazine to its full capacity?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 24,524
Posted By Mike D
Sheís a hell of a lot better than all those...

Sheís a hell of a lot better than all those nasally Yankee chicks.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-15-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
Safety or no safety on a carry pistol?

Funny the only gun Iíve had a ND with is a 1911 with all of its safeties.

Iíve been carrying guns with no manually operated safety daily for 12 years and havenít shot myself in the *** yet.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Mike D
I havenít used one but it looks like a great...

I havenít used one but it looks like a great idea.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
If they shoot themselves thatís on them. But it...

If they shoot themselves thatís on them. But it would suck a lot worse to have a gun and be killed because you freaked out and forgot to take the safety off.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,008
Posted By Mike D
Itís great to say train, muscle memory,...

Itís great to say train, muscle memory, blah,blah, blah but the reality is the majority of people carrying shoot a couple times a year.

The ones who actually practice and train are very rare.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Mike D
You lost me at mayo. Couldnít read any...

You lost me at mayo.

Couldnít read any farther than that without gagging.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,370
Posted By Mike D
Curious and not judging-Anyone financing trucks for 7 or 8 yrs?

Iíve been buying nothing but used vehicles since 2008, multiple ones had 100k miles or more at time of purchase.

I have never had one leave me stranded. My son still drives one of them with over...
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