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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 673
Posted By Mike D
The real answer to your question in my mind is...

The real answer to your question in my mind is freedom.

In a society that enjoys as much freedom as we do, things are going to happen. So in essence you either retain your freedom and accept that...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 01:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,752
Posted By Mike D
I hate debt so my answer will always be pay cash...

I hate debt so my answer will always be pay cash if you have the means.

The market is a gamble right now. All time highs donít bode well for heavy investing as itís not a matter of if there will...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,724
Posted By Mike D
What I was saying is reform the welfare system to...

What I was saying is reform the welfare system to not make it a free lifetime benefit. Cut off the freebies and they will get off their butt.


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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,938
Posted By Mike D
Guys cuts ar15 down on video

So what you are saying is your arenít a Constitutional originalist? Cause we used to all have access to the same stuff.

I always have to ask when people bring up banning a certain anything.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 987
Posted By Mike D
Man, I feel your pain. We have fought this with...

Man, I feel your pain. We have fought this with our son through his entire school time. Early on I feel he truly struggled but as he got to jr high and now SR high school, a lot of it is laziness on...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 529
Posted By Mike D
Super duty tire rating ??

Itís because of the litigious society we are in today. Itís always someone elseís fault.

If I owned a tire shop I would cover my *** the same way. I wouldnít put a tire on a vehicle that wasnít...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 877
Posted By Mike D
Letís discuss the different AR10 patterns.

Crux ARK45 or Phenix 45.

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects Yesterday, 09:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mike D
I think I would put a directional feeder rather...

I think I would put a directional feeder rather than a typical 360į thrower. I think itís gonna be near impossible to get repositioned if the deer you want to shoot comes in behind you, scent control...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By Mike D
308 Guru's

I was about to say the same thing. There is a difference between the 308 and 30-06 but it isnít huge.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 409
Posted By Mike D
Looking for suggestions on kamado grills

I think they mostly are going to perform the same based on reviews Iíve read/watched.

From what Iíve seen it boils down to features, cost and some minor differences in hardware and such.

One...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Mike D
Electrical advice for my shop

Yes you can run MC as far as you want since it has an equipment grounding conductor in it. I donít even think BX is made any longer.

And the NEC is national code, not just Texas. [emoji6] Of...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 06:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,724
Posted By Mike D
They will if they get hungry enough. ...

They will if they get hungry enough.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Mike D
If youíre gonna do that just use MC cable. ...

If youíre gonna do that just use MC cable.

I will run conduit in mine. But Iíve been an electrician for 28 years.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By Mike D
Normally I would agree but this Sig is much...

Normally I would agree but this Sig is much faster and seems more accurate than my Swaro.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-19-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,442
Posted By Mike D
You will find that until you get into the...

You will find that until you get into the extremes (elevation differences, temperatures and distances) that it really isnít that much difference, especially for the average hunter. Plus each click is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,802
Posted By Mike D
Mine may or may not be in the shop getting...

Mine may or may not be in the shop getting ďrepairedĒ as we speak.

Oh and head studs installed.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By Mike D
Sig Kilo blows everything in itís same price...

Sig Kilo blows everything in itís same price range out of the water.

LED displays start at about $300 and go up from there from what Iíve seen. It goes up from there depending on features and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-19-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Mike D
Thatís been vastly opposite of my warranty...

Thatís been vastly opposite of my warranty experience with them.

I took a tumble down a ravine. My binos were in my pack and they would no longer focus. Sent them in and warranty was denied due...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By Mike D
There are some campers that sit a lot higher for...

There are some campers that sit a lot higher for this reason Iím guessing. But my point was I wouldnít do that if the trailer didnít come that way. 5th wheels are tall enough as it is and Iím betting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By Mike D
I would NOT do this. IMO. Sent...

I would NOT do this.

IMO.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike D
Congrats! Thatís awesome. People talk down...

Congrats! Thatís awesome.

People talk down on Ramseyís teachings but it works, period. It takes strict discipline but it works.

My wife and I paid off 6 figures of debt almost 10 years ago in...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Mike D
Leupold VX5HD offers a lot for the money in a...

Leupold VX5HD offers a lot for the money in a hunting scope.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,723
Posted By Mike D
There is a blue sign, it just isnít a 51% sign. ...

There is a blue sign, it just isnít a 51% sign.

https://www.tabc.state.tx.us/licensing/BG_FB_permit/lessonbuilder_files/BG_FB_Course21.html


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mike D
Employers have the option to send people home if...

Employers have the option to send people home if they are risking the health of others.

And no, I donít believe the government should
mandate paid sick leave to private employers.

Good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,723
Posted By Mike D
Yes sir there is a regulation. TABC takes that...

Yes sir there is a regulation. TABC takes that stuff seriously.

Brent was it a red 51% or blue?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Mike D
Question on trucks

With that many miles, youíre gonna lose your *** either way. With a lease you just buy the miles up front. Your payment is based on the residual value at the end of the lease so high mileage leases...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Mike D
Yep. [emoji1303] Sent from my iPhone...

Yep. [emoji1303]


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-16-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Mike D
Iíve shot thousand of steel cases through my Colt...

Iíve shot thousand of steel cases through my Colt ARs.

Ate every bit of it like candy and not extractor issues.

Accuracy wasnít great but didnít see the issues the OP mentioned.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Mike D
Wow, thatís a heck of a trip right there! Very...

Wow, thatís a heck of a trip right there! Very nice.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By Mike D
No offense taken here at all. I have no skin in...

No offense taken here at all. I have no skin in the solgw game.

One of my first ARs to purchase was a Noveske. I paid a healthy price tag for it.

Iíve since built 3 others using the exact...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By Mike D
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By Mike D
Show us the AR you put together with a list of...

Show us the AR you put together with a list of components and cost.

I donít own anything solgw, but I have built several ARs.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,118
Posted By Mike D
Iím no 6.5 CM fan but why do you say 7-08...

Iím no 6.5 CM fan but why do you say 7-08 ballistics are better?


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By Mike D
This is correct. I had a stainless Rossi. Itís a...

This is correct. I had a stainless Rossi. Itís a thumper for sure.

Nothing made by Henry that Iím aware of.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,327
Posted By Mike D
I wanted a large masonry fireplace in my upcoming...

I wanted a large masonry fireplace in my upcoming house build but since Iím doing total foam encapsulation, Iím going with a stove insert and blower system instead.

It has a way to pull in makeup...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-14-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,841
Posted By Mike D
Well I was under the impression it would take...

Well I was under the impression it would take samples further downrange. The reason that info would be useful is to verify BC which in turn can verify ballistic profiles for building your drop...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,408
Posted By Mike D
I do exactly the same thing. Sent from...

I do exactly the same thing.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,019
Posted By Mike D
This will only happen at extreme angles. I...

This will only happen at extreme angles. I suppose if the angle is extreme a Bullet might bounce off a pig skull but any semblance of straight in shot ainít gonna happen.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,721
Posted By Mike D
Exotic doe hunts

Iíd like to shoot a couple axis does but my freezer is full for this season. But I wonít have a lease next season so Iím sure Iíll be contacting you.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,027
Posted By Mike D
Iím a 41 fan as well. ...

Iím a 41 fan as well.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 673
Posted By Mike D
If your water is already hot, why do you need a...

If your water is already hot, why do you need a water heater? [emoji12]

Sorry couldnít resist.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,841
Posted By Mike D
Detracting from the original topic a bit but...

Detracting from the original topic a bit but since you mentioned labradar, did you know that it will only pick up a 30 cal bullet out to 60 yards reliably and 80 yards on a perfect day?

If thatís...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,841
Posted By Mike D
At the distances you are talking, thereís not...

At the distances you are talking, thereís not going to be enough difference to matter going to a 7-08 over the 308 to justify cutting your available factory ammo selection in at least 1/2. To get the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 921
Posted By Mike D
I understand thatís what you are using in the...

I understand thatís what you are using in the cam. If you bought the solar panel there is a pouch in the back. Depending on when you bought it, it will have a small battery inside the flap that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 921
Posted By Mike D
Does your solar panel take a small flat battery...

Does your solar panel take a small flat battery pack or a 6V battery?


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-12-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,841
Posted By Mike D
Ainít a thing in the world wrong with a 308. It...

Ainít a thing in the world wrong with a 308. It doesnít necessarily excel at much of anything but it does a lot of things well.

Great utility round to have around.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,249
Posted By Mike D
I know at least 2. Maybe I need better...

I know at least 2.

Maybe I need better friends. [emoji15][emoji12]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,415
Posted By Mike D
I thought they were triggered by inertia over a...

I thought they were triggered by inertia over a certain amount of g force?

If thatís the case they should go off regardless.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,715
Posted By Mike D
Tundra or Chevy PU and why??

Iíd buy a 2015 Chevy with the 6.2L & 8 speed auto and get the 6.5í bed. Itís what a Tundra wants to be when it grows up. [emoji23]

If this is going to be your last truck resale shouldnít be a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 30,339
Posted By Mike D
Unless you are talking about their tactical rings...

Unless you are talking about their tactical rings their lightweight one piece rings are on Amazon for under $50.


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