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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2018, 07:18 PM
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Posted By geezer56
Amen on Jason being a stand up guy. He helped me...

Amen on Jason being a stand up guy. He helped me greatly on my thermal purchase.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By geezer56
I am sitting in a stand right now with an ar in...

I am sitting in a stand right now with an ar in 7.62x39. Thermal mounted, shooting cheap Wolf 154 gr. SP ammo. A pig thumper and it runs great, with the right mags. They are mag sensitive, but way...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-22-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By geezer56
Gunbroker has several listed

Gunbroker has several listed
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-22-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,225
Posted By geezer56
I have both. One 270 and 5 in 308. I prefer the...

I have both. One 270 and 5 in 308. I prefer the thirty cal. The biggest reason I hate the 270 is that every loud mouth my gun is the best caliber ever hunter I run into is toting a 270. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-21-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,604
Posted By geezer56
Now retired. I try to do my lease stuff through...

Now retired. I try to do my lease stuff through the week while she works and be home on weekends with her. But when she complains, and she does, I remind her that I got through the first 30 years...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-06-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,493
Posted By geezer56
I bought 4 on clearance for $19 each. Can't be...

I bought 4 on clearance for $19 each. Can't be beat for the price.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-06-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,109
Posted By geezer56
Ask yourself which is more important. The nephew...

Ask yourself which is more important. The nephew or the truck. Then proceed.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-01-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,174
Posted By geezer56
I have shot several pigs with the BO. Hand loads...

I have shot several pigs with the BO. Hand loads only, Hornady 125 gr. spire point bullets. All the 4227 or Lil Gun that will safely load under it. Save the subsonic stuff for showing off to your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 24,274
Posted By geezer56
No. No I don't care about Tiger Woods. Heck, I...

No. No I don't care about Tiger Woods. Heck, I don't care much about golf. Best way I know to mess up a hike.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,986
Posted By geezer56
If we bought everything we are told that we need...

If we bought everything we are told that we need to go deer hunting we would all have to have a little red wagon to pull to the stand. Example for this year: I bought 4 mineral blocks from the feed...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-24-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By geezer56
Hornady Precision Hunter 143 gr ELDX. It...

Hornady Precision Hunter 143 gr ELDX. It penetrates better than SST and in my Mossberg Patriot it is a bit more accurate than the Federal or American Whitetail.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By geezer56
Fifteen bucks per to turn rotors. If a new one...

Fifteen bucks per to turn rotors. If a new one is less than twice that much. Go with new rotors. The OEMs start with the rotors as light as possible. Think thin. Turning and wear equals thinner. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By geezer56
Pretty good eats there. Craft brewing is big in...

Pretty good eats there. Craft brewing is big in the area. It is a college town and tourist destination so there is a lot to do. Grandfather Mountain is a nice stop. The Parkway is a neat drive for...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-24-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By geezer56
I have several AR's in oddball calibers. 6x45,...

I have several AR's in oddball calibers. 6x45, 25-45, 30 American, 7.63x39, and grendel to name a few. The 7.62x39 is the best bang for the buck.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By geezer56
I bought a couple of digital NV scopes. Got a...

I bought a couple of digital NV scopes. Got a bonus at work. Called Jason and ordered a thermal. Great guy, and I love the Apex 38. Photons are now loaner/backups. If you want to go with night...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 749
Posted By geezer56
I am enjoying the game. You get a little bit of...

I am enjoying the game. You get a little bit of insight in to these guys make up. Most of them act like big kids just enjoying playing a game.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By geezer56
Also check that swivel on the fore end. It will...

Also check that swivel on the fore end. It will flex the barrel if it's too tight. Unscrew the swivel and put a loose wrap of tape around the fore end just to keep it from falling off. Try a group....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,788
Posted By geezer56
If I remember the book correctly Flicka is...

If I remember the book correctly Flicka is Swedish for little girl
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-26-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By geezer56
I HAD a Velocity trigger in a 7.62x39 AR. Light...

I HAD a Velocity trigger in a 7.62x39 AR. Light strikes on military primers. Pulled it for use in the bull barreled 223. Back to mil-spec for the commie round.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By geezer56
Most of the newer Hyundai's are equipped with...

Most of the newer Hyundai's are equipped with timing chains. No belt for can timing. If it has a belt, be ready to spend about eight to nine hundred bucks every sixty thousand miles for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,222
Posted By geezer56
Two weeks ago in Georgia pig hunting. I pulled...

Two weeks ago in Georgia pig hunting. I pulled off 5 ticks in 2 days. Bought the 10% and made up a gallon. Sprayed down everything I wore last trip. 4 days, zero ticks. I couldn't believe it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-18-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,745
Posted By geezer56
They can be rebuilt over and over. They are only...

They can be rebuilt over and over. They are only new once. Keep it as is and buy a used one to shoot, like your dad asked you to.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-27-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,553
Posted By geezer56
To expand my statement on the 154 gr. Wolf ammo. ...

To expand my statement on the 154 gr. Wolf ammo. It expands enough to hammer yotes and trash pandas. Shoulder shoot a 200 pound plus hog and it will usually get a pass through. That won't happen...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-27-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By geezer56
I have killed a few with the Lee 310 gas check...

I have killed a few with the Lee 310 gas check bullet out of a 444 Handi rifle. Big holes that leak a lot.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-19-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,553
Posted By geezer56
Wolf makes a steel cased 154 grain soft point...

Wolf makes a steel cased 154 grain soft point that is a pig death ray. I shoot it in ar that I put together. Killed 2 big hogs, a coyote, and a few other varmints in the last two weeks. It expànds...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,126
Posted By geezer56
Think about this deal carefully. Then don't do...

Think about this deal carefully. Then don't do it. If there are 20 things that can happen and the best of the lot is that it goes just OK, I wouldn't trust the odds.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-26-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By geezer56
If you think that's bad, look at ejected rounds...

If you think that's bad, look at ejected rounds from a SKS.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By geezer56
There is a restaurant near there you need to try....

There is a restaurant near there you need to try. Café Rel. It is the diner on a Marathon gas station, but the chef is a 5 star European import. He just wanted to do it his way. Food is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 288,583
Posted By geezer56
I have used my Apex 38 on a couple of hunts now. ...

I have used my Apex 38 on a couple of hunts now. My deal is different than most of you guys, I hunt in the woods and swamps in Georgia. An X-ray wouldn't see more than 75-100 yards, so my range of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,317
Posted By geezer56
I am cheap. That said, I have money in the bank,...

I am cheap. That said, I have money in the bank, buy whatever I want if I can pay cash, and do without it if I can't. I currently have a 2000 F-250 with 370K on it, and a 98 Explorer with 150K for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-03-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By geezer56
The 4.0 inline 6 is a workhorse. The 3.7 V-6 is...

The 4.0 inline 6 is a workhorse. The 3.7 V-6 is much more problematic. The 4.7 V-8 is pretty much a dog. The only problem the 4.0 gives is with the tranny. Stay away from the full time 4 wheel...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By geezer56
I am just a sucker for the odd-ball. I have AR's...

I am just a sucker for the odd-ball. I have AR's in 5.56, Grendel, 7.62x39, 300 BO, 6x45, 25-45, 6.8 SPC, and just finishing up a 30 American. Ballistics on the Grendel and 6.8 beat the 25-45, but...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 288,583
Posted By geezer56
The Easter bunny will be safe. The Easter pig...

The Easter bunny will be safe. The Easter pig not so much. Me and the Apex are headed back to Georgia on Friday for 3 days (NIGHTS) of fun. Can't wait.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By geezer56
I gots both. The Swede will handle a 160 gr...

I gots both. The Swede will handle a 160 gr round nose bullet if you need to go heavier. Real world, no difference to speak of.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By geezer56
I am a cheap bastige. I have a 375 H&H in an...

I am a cheap bastige. I have a 375 H&H in an Encore. It has the 26 in. barrel, no brake, and the thumbhole pro-hunter flex-tech stock set. Surprising comfortable to shoot and dumps pigs like God's...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By geezer56
I almost have one put together. Barrel is 18...

I almost have one put together. Barrel is 18 inch and no frills anywhere, just a basic AR. I will be running hand loads with the 90 gr Sierra game kings. One of my buddies has a 25-223 which is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-18-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,296
Posted By geezer56
AR all day. The 7.62x39 is a pig thumper. Wolf...

AR all day. The 7.62x39 is a pig thumper. Wolf makes a 154 gr soft point steel case round that is a pig hammer. Runs about 10 bucks for 40 rounds. C-products mags are the stuff for this round. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,610
Posted By geezer56
The hair doesn't make or break the kid. The...

The hair doesn't make or break the kid. The inside matters much more than the outside.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-11-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 288,583
Posted By geezer56
I just got back from a trip to the Georgia piney...

I just got back from a trip to the Georgia piney woods after pigs. Carrying my AR with my new Apex thermal mounted up. All I can say is WOW!! Thanks Jason. This thing blows the Photon XT out of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-08-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By geezer56
Fatman fabrications in Charlotte NC. Also, check...

Fatman fabrications in Charlotte NC. Also, check out street rodder magazine.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By geezer56
They will be 1 inch taller and have 1/2 inch more...

They will be 1 inch taller and have 1/2 inch more ground clearance. The 10.00 is the wheel diameter. The 11.00 is the width of the tire. The first number denotes the overall height of the tire. ...
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 02-26-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,094
Posted By geezer56
We had a ball-Again! Already booked for next...

We had a ball-Again! Already booked for next year. My son got a sika doe and a nice billy. I got a good ram, Dave wore the pigs out, and scutchens killed everything on the place. Hopefully he...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By geezer56
I would rather be afflicted with nose hair than...

I would rather be afflicted with nose hair than Stan Potts. Obnoxious waste of oxygen that he is.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-23-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By geezer56
If your fired case is from a different rifle, the...

If your fired case is from a different rifle, the chamber is different in this rifle than the one the case was originally fired in. To use a fired case to set seating depth, you have to use a case...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-23-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,288
Posted By geezer56
The Savage/Springfield Model 15 is very similar,...

The Savage/Springfield Model 15 is very similar, but again, the trigger guard is a simple metal strap. That one is most likely a Marlin/Glenfield.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,062
Posted By geezer56
2000 F-250 4x4 extended cab. 376,456 miles. ...

2000 F-250 4x4 extended cab. 376,456 miles. Motor all original, one set of glow plugs and valve cover gaskets. On it's third transmission. About half worn out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,506
Posted By geezer56
Perhaps Old Man truck as in ''Owned by an old man...

Perhaps Old Man truck as in ''Owned by an old man and driven little, never worked hard, and kept in good repair," only sold after he kicked off.
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 01-28-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,094
Posted By geezer56
February 10th is now looming large. The...

February 10th is now looming large. The hillbilly gang will be headed back down then. Can't wait, can't sleep. I am just a 67 year old kid waiting on Santa.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-18-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,701
Posted By geezer56
He must be related to my ex-wife.

He must be related to my ex-wife.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-18-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,554
Posted By geezer56
PM Jason and get the TBH price. I started with...

PM Jason and get the TBH price. I started with the Photon 4.6 myself, and just got the Apex XQ38 a couple of weeks ago. No comparison. Haven't got the Apex to the field yet, but soon, very soon. ...
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