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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-16-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Well it sure is nice for that to happen! I...

Well it sure is nice for that to happen! I boresighted my dad's new rifle back in the summer without a boresight Tool, just looking through the barrel. I couldn't believe it when he fired the first...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Amazon has the wildfire 2 for $99 on prime. Just...

Amazon has the wildfire 2 for $99 on prime. Just FYI
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-08-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,581
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I'll make it easier for you. For me this same...

I'll make it easier for you. For me this same debate came down to A400, Sbe 2, and super Vinci. They are all fine guns, just go handle each one and find the best fit. That's what matters the most on...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By bk_tradguy88
If cabelas still have the Zeiss conquest hd5 on...

If cabelas still have the Zeiss conquest hd5 on sale then that is the ticket. Otherwise up your budget some. Custom rifle deserves good glass.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-20-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,021
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Another vote for the Ruger American predator....

Another vote for the Ruger American predator. Lots of rifle for the money. I have a .243 and we bought my dad a 6.5 for Father's Day this year.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I have handled a few in the process of deciding...

I have handled a few in the process of deciding on ordering one. I kept searching for a wood stocked gun to lay my hands on. Handled several synthetic verdions. Actions and triggers felt good. I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,570
Posted By bk_tradguy88
This is just my thinking, but to me a .50 bmg was...

This is just my thinking, but to me a .50 bmg was a little dissapointing. It was fun, don't get me wrong, but I'm glad it was a friends money and not mine. If I wanted another long range round and...
Forum: Traditional 12-03-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Would be glad to be in on something else as well!...

Would be glad to be in on something else as well! Buff, I'm glad to see things moving forward with the sell, but always enjoy the trad hunt. Are you moving off or staying around Avinger?
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I would like to keep the rifle around...

I would like to keep the rifle around $1500-$2,000. I like the Cooper Custom Classic better, but trying to not spend that much if I go this route. Around the $1500 mark I will still hunt with it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Montana Rifle Company Opinions?

Looking into a nice looking 7 mag without breaking the bank. The American Legends Rifle has my attention. Anyone have one and what's your opinion of it?
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Forum: Traditional 11-08-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,328
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Well thanks for the offer Marty, I'll take you up...

Well thanks for the offer Marty, I'll take you up on that sir. Cot in the shop will work for me. did you ever get the pics of my widow that I sent after it finally arrived?
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Forum: Traditional 11-08-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,328
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Funds have already been sent. Hopefully made it...

Funds have already been sent. Hopefully made it in.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I had a sportdog that did nothing but make me...

I had a sportdog that did nothing but make me mad. After it died in a few months I bought the truck tronics(garmin). Have been well pleased with it.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I picked one up in .243 for a truck gun. Put it...

I picked one up in .243 for a truck gun. Put it on a Bipod and it put 5 rounds in 1.75" at 360 yards. Fantastic guns for the money. We just put together a 6.5 cm together for my dad.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-07-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,217
Posted By bk_tradguy88
It comes with the anchor brake on the end. I...

It comes with the anchor brake on the end. I purchased the optional flat front end cap.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-01-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Breathing should be normal, and you shouldn't be...

Breathing should be normal, and you shouldn't be seeing the rhythm of your pulse in the reticle. That means you have pulse applied to the weapon system. Get some videos that have Todd Hodnett...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-27-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Grasshopper. Kubota did a good job with engines,...

Grasshopper. Kubota did a good job with engines, but should have talked to grasshopper and had them build their mower. Get a diesel grasshopper and don't look back. If you were in the NE part of the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-17-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,333
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I have two custom rifles. A .300 WM from...

I have two custom rifles.

A .300 WM from APR,

And a 6.5 CM from Short Action Customs

I would put my vote from my experience on Short Action Customs, every little thing on it is perfect....
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,248
Posted By bk_tradguy88
FR, FS, and FX. These are all professional series...

FR, FS, and FX. These are all professional series engines. If the engine the OP is looking at is one of those it will be an FR. but I doubt that it is on a $3,000 zero turn.

OP, an acre is a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8,034
Views: 478,889
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I've been to heroes and legacies a couple times...

I've been to heroes and legacies a couple times down there. Pretty good spot, no experience elsewhere in Austin.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-29-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,792
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I do and I love it. .300 WM with a Leupold VX3...

I do and I love it. .300 WM with a Leupold VX3 3.5-10x50. Shoots sub 1/2" with Winchester large game. Didn't plan on keeping this gun when I got it, but you couldn't get it away from me now. Holds...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 890
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Glad to hear it works that well for you! The...

Glad to hear it works that well for you! The Lee's are great people that build a great recurve for sure.
Forum: Traditional 04-19-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 890
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Great looking bow Clay! First thing I was...

Great looking bow Clay! First thing I was thinking when I saw the pic was what would Rob and JJ think? Lol, but I can't say much since I just ordered a widow.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,126
Posted By bk_tradguy88
The rifle my gen II is on weighs 15 pounds before...

The rifle my gen II is on weighs 15 pounds before optics. So I wasn't too worried about the weight, lol. If I was I would have probably gone the AMG route.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,126
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I'm not sure how I missed in the OP's title and...

I'm not sure how I missed in the OP's title and post the "Spotting" scope. But I dang sure did. I have to agree with you in respect to spotting scopes. You are correct there. Sorry for the derail...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,126
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I have had viper and razor. The vipers are good...

I have had viper and razor. The vipers are good scopes for what you can pick them up for used. The viper pst gen 2 looks really interesting, I would like to see them in person.

My Razor HD Gen II...
Forum: Traditional 03-17-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Don't make me debate colors for my widow again! ...

Don't make me debate colors for my widow again!
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Forum: Traditional 03-13-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Sold

Sold
Forum: Traditional 03-13-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By bk_tradguy88
$425 shipped

$425 shipped
Forum: Traditional 03-10-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Drop to $450

Drop to $450
Forum: Traditional 03-09-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Someone needs a longbow!

Gotta let my Predator go to make room for a recurve. As much as I like it I can't shoot it like a black widow recurve.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-05-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Another vote for larue. Love mine. B

Another vote for larue. Love mine.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By bk_tradguy88
My lawyer says there is nothing stating that a...

My lawyer says there is nothing stating that a digital copy is "ok". They only recommend carrying a physical copy. I have my trust copies 4 sheets per page double sided. Still readable in this format...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-21-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I'm up around Paris B Thanks everyone,...

I'm up around Paris
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Thanks everyone, ready to get out again next weekend. Hopefully get it out to at least 1,000.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-21-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I just picked one up in .243. It's a fine rifle...

I just picked one up in .243. It's a fine rifle for the money. However lightweight rifle and killing deer at 650 is a tough combination. 6.6 pounds and the trigger it has makes for a dang tough time...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-19-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bk_tradguy88
First group is from yesterday. Barely shot it...

First group is from yesterday. Barely shot it yesterday because I forgot the tools to zero my razor. This is three shots that impacted off target, but still showed me a glimpse. ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Though it is mounted in front, the level actually...

Though it is mounted in front, the level actually sits off to the side.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Thanks Blake, very nice to hear a statement such...

Thanks Blake, very nice to hear a statement such as that from you. I was convinced to go to them by one of their shooters that I picked up a scope from. Very glad that I listened to him.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Thanks guys! To say I'm excited really wouldn't...

Thanks guys! To say I'm excited really wouldn't describe it!
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Have to show off their thread protector too. ...

Have to show off their thread protector too.

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff238/gunsandcigars88/EA482817-28BB-488D-BD8A-F1C195D238B7.jpg...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Short Action Customs Build Complete!

My SAC build was delivered yesterday. Very glad to have it, and can't wait to shoot it! Will be out this weekend for certain. Specs as follows. Great service from this crew, and top notch attention...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-14-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By bk_tradguy88
In that exact case, get the caeser. You'll be...

In that exact case, get the caeser. You'll be happy.
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Forum: Traditional 02-12-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 12,027
Posted By bk_tradguy88
I keep pulling this back up expecting Jeff to...

I keep pulling this back up expecting Jeff to have something down.
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 12,027
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Rams were here first. Had about 40 pigs come by...

Rams were here first. Had about 40 pigs come by in 3 separate groups. Rams wouldn't let them in. Was drawn on one, but they wouldn't slow down. Sika were here a few minutes ago. Doe and a fawn came...
Forum: Traditional 02-12-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 12,027
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Pigs are on the move boys

Pigs are on the move boys
Forum: Traditional 02-11-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 12,027
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Do it!

Do it!
Forum: Traditional 02-11-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 12,027
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Started off with whitetail, then had two groups...

Started off with whitetail, then had two groups of red deer hinds come through. The first group had some fine ones, they just stayed about 40 yards. Second group came in close, but were all smaller....
Forum: Traditional 02-10-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 12,027
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Nope, no pigs. Whitetail doe and button buck here...

Nope, no pigs. Whitetail doe and button buck here now with the Sika bucks.
Forum: Traditional 02-10-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 12,027
Posted By bk_tradguy88
Have had Sika and rams over here. Bucks have been...

Have had Sika and rams over here. Bucks have been in close. Sika doe wants to hang about 20 yards too far... just a little closer...
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