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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 07:47 PM
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Posted By tommy1005
Hoping they start getting them out the door soon....

Hoping they start getting them out the door soon. Anxiously awaiting mine
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-23-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By tommy1005
I shoot the Nosler trophy grade 180 Accubond...

I shoot the Nosler trophy grade 180 Accubond stuff out of mine and it likes it. Iíve shot a couple white tails and a muley with it and it did the job in a hurry on them all. I wouldnít hesitate to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By tommy1005
I would hope they do. Also, the Texas Crime...

I would hope they do. Also, the Texas Crime Victims Assistance will cover $6500 per person.

JJ Watt is definitely a stand up guy and I agree with the sentiment that I wish more of our Houston...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-18-2018, 08:49 PM
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Posted By tommy1005
Looks good. Canít wait to see mine

Looks good. Canít wait to see mine
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,650
Posted By tommy1005
I have a Pacifica for my office and it has been a...

I have a Pacifica for my office and it has been a good vehicle. 13K miles on it so far and averaging around 22mpg.

That said, I wouldn't give up my XL Denali to drive the mini van everyday. The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 41,169
Posted By tommy1005
God never said he wonít give you more than you...

God never said he wonít give you more than you can handle, but thank God he wonít ever give us more than HE can handle. I know thatís easier said than done sometimes, but nothing is too big for God...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-02-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,051
Posted By tommy1005
Where were they $119?

Where were they $119?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-02-2018, 05:30 PM
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Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
Thanks for the update. Anxiously awaiting getting...

Thanks for the update. Anxiously awaiting getting the new rifle in my hands!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,173
Posted By tommy1005
I have 5 accounts at 3 banks. 1. gets the...

I have 5 accounts at 3 banks.

1. gets the money to pay the bills
2. gets the money to pay for my sons after school care/wifeís spending money
3. Gets my commission money to pay for hunts
4. One...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 41,169
Posted By tommy1005
Congrats on a beautiful bear. What an incredible...

Congrats on a beautiful bear. What an incredible animal with bow or rifle. I completely understand getting to the point where you want to bag the animal and get back home.
Forum: Photography 04-30-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By tommy1005
Anybody have a preference on the remote shutter...

Anybody have a preference on the remote shutter release? Lots of them on amazon and itís hard to tell which ones are decent.
Forum: Photography 04-30-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By tommy1005
The other thing is you can read all you want, but...

The other thing is you can read all you want, but the best thing is to just get out and take pictures. I found researching to give me an idea of where to start, but every scene and every lighting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 41,169
Posted By tommy1005
Docís got a second date! Brown Bear Round #2

Keep plugging away, youíll get your opportunity soon enough.

That pizza made me drool, I havenít been up there in way too long
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-29-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By tommy1005
Wish I was closer. Iíd be happy to give you some,...

Wish I was closer. Iíd be happy to give you some, but Iím not headed that way anytime soon that I know of.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-27-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By tommy1005
The gmx reliably expands above 2000fps according...

The gmx reliably expands above 2000fps according to hornady, which should get you out to about 300 yards. If you want to shoot further than that I would look at bullets of softer metal that expand...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-26-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By tommy1005
Cantilever will mount to the receiver and put the...

Cantilever will mount to the receiver and put the scope an inch or 2 further forward. I tried normal rings on one recently and couldnít ever get it to shoot right, then made the change to the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-26-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By tommy1005
Cantilever mount will put the scope where it...

Cantilever mount will put the scope where it needs to be. My experience is that Iíve never been happy with the balance on an AR10 compared to an AR15
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-22-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
Iíd be game. Willis is a short drive

Iíd be game. Willis is a short drive
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By tommy1005
it came with carbon about the diameter of an...

it came with carbon about the diameter of an arrow that you insert into the pack. They run from the bottom to the top to give it more stability when just using the suspension
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By tommy1005
I had the carbon stays in mine

I had the carbon stays in mine
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By tommy1005
I was probably carrying 35-40 pounds in it.....it...

I was probably carrying 35-40 pounds in it.....it just seemed to sag, with the frame it carries the same or more weight much better. It distributes the weight better if that makes sense
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By tommy1005
I used to just use my Icon 1850 with the...

I used to just use my Icon 1850 with the suspension system, but I find it much more comfortable to carry the bag with the frame installed
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-14-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,063
Posted By tommy1005
I would agree on the Omega. I wouldíve gotten...

I would agree on the Omega. I wouldíve gotten that instead of the Saker, but I needed to shoot 300RUM through it
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-11-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,063
Posted By tommy1005
I like my SDN6 and my Silencerco Saker762. If I...

I like my SDN6 and my Silencerco Saker762. If I didnít have either of those Iíd look hard at the Silencerco Omega and there are a few of the lesser name brands that have gotten my attention recently....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-04-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,628
Posted By tommy1005
Congrats. Bucket list hunt for me comboíd with a...

Congrats. Bucket list hunt for me comboíd with a caribou
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-04-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,366
Posted By tommy1005
Thinking about ordering one for my APR build

Thinking about ordering one for my APR build
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-31-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,366
Posted By tommy1005
How do you like that Athlon scope?

How do you like that Athlon scope?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 09:33 PM
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Views: 28,998
Posted By tommy1005
I want that Gold Sub with the blue dial and bezel

I want that Gold Sub with the blue dial and bezel
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 05:01 PM
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Views: 4,955
Posted By tommy1005
Iím in

Iím in
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-08-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By tommy1005
If youíre going to do BBQ, the pit room is good,...

If youíre going to do BBQ, the pit room is good, but Pinkertonís on Airline is better. Hands down, the best in the Houston area.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-03-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4,622
Views: 574,745
Posted By tommy1005
I do a lot of business with Xtreme firearms in...

I do a lot of business with Xtreme firearms in Richmond and Payne Brothers in Katy. They are both good guys to deal with, know their stuff, and have a good selection of suppressors in stock. Iíd...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
2018 Alamo Precision Rifles TBH Special Thread

Same here, but I might try the 143 ELDX and 140 Bergers as well
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
Just picked up some SMK 150 grain 6.5ís

Just picked up some SMK 150 grain 6.5ís
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
Sweet. Canít wait to get it

Sweet. Canít wait to get it
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-09-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
Thanks for posting the breakdown. Canít wait to...

Thanks for posting the breakdown. Canít wait to get mine in hand
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-08-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
I think Iíve decided to go with the Vortex Viper...

I think Iíve decided to go with the Vortex Viper PST Gen2 5-25 for my rifle unless somebody talks me out of it. Got to look through the Vortex, Nightforce SHV, and Sig Tango 4 at Dicks today and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 2,660
Posted By tommy1005
entered

entered
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-01-2018, 07:16 PM
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Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
It is for him, mainly because by that time Iíll...

It is for him, mainly because by that time Iíll want to build one a little differently for me.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-01-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
Maybe I should call back and change mine to the...

Maybe I should call back and change mine to the 260AI or 6.5PRC. I really struggle with wanting an extra 150fps with the 6.5 bullet
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-01-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
Just curious why the 260AI with the short barrel?

Just curious why the 260AI with the short barrel?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-01-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
For me reloading wasn't the issue, but wanting to...

For me reloading wasn't the issue, but wanting to keep it to a 22" barrel to run the suppressor was my biggest hurdle. I really wanted one of the faster 6.5 calibers, but they just didn't make sense....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-30-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 831
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Posted By tommy1005
Just got mine ordered 6.5 Creedmoor 22"...

Just got mine ordered

6.5 Creedmoor
22" barrel
Ratchet flutes
black, brown, and off white ambush camo
burnt bronze action and barrel

I really was leaning more towards 6.5-284 or 6.5 PRC...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,701
Posted By tommy1005
For those that sold in 2008 when the market...

For those that sold in 2008 when the market corrected, they would have made their money back by 2011-2012 and those investments would now be more than double what they were to start with.

I have...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-22-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 861
Posted By tommy1005
30 cal supressor

Iíve been happy with my Silencerco Saker762. I went with the Saker because I wanted to use it on my 300RUM and it was one of the few 30 caliber cans rated for it. I havenít gotten to stretch itís...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-22-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By tommy1005
Help with cheap AR pistol and decent AR rifle builds

Iíve had good luck dealing with primary arms in Pearland. Plus they always have a good sale going on.

100 yards with a 300BLK pistol is doable, but I would probably keep shots closer to 50-75...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-19-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
You ordered a 6.5-284, right? What colors did you...

You ordered a 6.5-284, right? What colors did you end up doing?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-16-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By tommy1005
Obviously no experience with the rifle scopes,...

Obviously no experience with the rifle scopes, but I have had the 11x45 binoculars for 2 years and had them in the field next to Swaros and canít see $2000 difference between them. I will say they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 6,872
Posted By tommy1005
67 and 68 ...

67 and 68

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-12-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,612
Posted By tommy1005
Iíve always liked my 300RUM. After this build Iím...

Iíve always liked my 300RUM. After this build Iím going to be getting the action tuned up and putting a Carbon Fiber barrel on it
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,650
Posted By tommy1005
I have had a Winchester SX2 for about 15 years...

I have had a Winchester SX2 for about 15 years and killed a pile of birds with it. Donít know much about the new ones, but based on my experience I would atleast consider them. I also have a 20gauge...
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