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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-09-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,089
Posted By bowhuntermac
x50-11. Those little guns hit way above...

x50-11.

Those little guns hit way above their weight class. Got one for my son, swapped the trigger, free floated the barrel, and it now shoots as well as some of my rifles costing 4x as much.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-23-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,225
Posted By bowhuntermac
Practical experience: I guided and outfitted...

Practical experience:
I guided and outfitted for several
Years here in Colorado. My “Camp Gun” that I had for hunters who didn’t have one or couldn’t hit with theirs was a .308. It was an early 80s...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By bowhuntermac
I dont know about that year model but I’m on my...

I dont know about that year model but I’m on my second Tundra and about to hit 150 k. Usual mai tenancy stuff.... filters, plugs, fluids, brakes, etc. but runs great. My buddy has the same truck...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,362
Posted By bowhuntermac
You would be surprised at the politics here. The...

You would be surprised at the politics here. The western half of the state is red. Colorado Springs is red. Basically you get south of Denver or west of vail and you are in a red state.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By bowhuntermac
I just got back from Tulum late Friday night. ...

I just got back from Tulum late Friday night. Fly into Cancun and drive an hour and half south. Great fishing, Mayan ruins, Cenotes to dive in, and a much slower pace than Cancun. Had a great time.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,267
Posted By bowhuntermac
I had load as well, but bought these to get some...

I had load as well, but bought these to get some fire formed brass since I neck size on my precision rifles, and wanted to see how these bullets grouped. Running them
Through the chrono was an eye...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,267
Posted By bowhuntermac
I have bought some of the ELD-X bullets for my...

I have bought some of the ELD-X bullets for my 6.5 and my feedback is mixed, and I have not even pulled the trigger on an animal.
1.) shooting through a Chrono, muzzle velocities varied as much as...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-04-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By bowhuntermac
I had one. Dumped it at a gun show first chance I...

I had one. Dumped it at a gun show first chance I got. I love me some S&W but the one I had sucked. Trigger was awful and even after having the ramp polished it still wouldn’t feed anything but ball...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By bowhuntermac
Fishing Charter Recommendations in Tulum, Mexico?

Anyone have any experience with angood guide/charter service in the Tulum, Mexico area? Headed down in a few weeks and want to get some fishing in.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,609
Posted By bowhuntermac
Look at catching on with a wireline company...

Look at catching on with a wireline company somewhere. When I left my old
Career in banking and jumped into oil and gas, I went the wireline route. Started in the field, then field sales, then city...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-25-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By bowhuntermac
Thoughts on the AAC Element 2 Rimfire Can?

Local shop is having a big sale on AAC products and I have been looking into a rimfire can. Can pick up the Element 2 for $199. Thoughts on this can from people who have actually used or handled one...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-14-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 824
Posted By bowhuntermac
Ive been running 4831SC with that same bullet and...

Ive been running 4831SC with that same bullet and have gotten good results.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 6,017
Posted By bowhuntermac
I won’t be cycling this year since I was in a bad...

I won’t be cycling this year since I was in a bad car wreck and broke my wrist, tore some tendons, and busted some ribs so won’t be getting on stage. Figured it would be a good chance for my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,821
Posted By bowhuntermac
While I could never give up my truck (I actually...

While I could never give up my truck (I actually do use it for hauling a trailer occasionally and am constantly loading crap in the bed) I was in a wreck that landed it in the shop a while back and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-16-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By bowhuntermac
Thanks guys! I’ll have to catch up with y’all...

Thanks guys! I’ll have to catch up with y’all next trip. This one is a quick turnaround Flew down yesterday, Houston and back today, back to Colorado tomorrow, and off to NYC on Friday. Next trip...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-16-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By bowhuntermac
Thanks man! Im oilfield myself. I’m usually here...

Thanks man! Im oilfield myself. I’m usually here every other mon- thurs. spend my weekends back in Colorado!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-16-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By bowhuntermac
Anyone in the Midland or Odessa Area?

Been coming here a cpl days every other week for meetings and client visits now so wanted to see who all from the green screen may be around. Wouldn’t hurt to have someone to grab chow and shoot the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By bowhuntermac
Any builders here do Barndominium type places in the Bandera area?

My folks just sold their big place back in east Tx and bought a cpl acres to retire on near Bandera. They are wanting to build a barndo. style house, have some plans they really lie, and are looking...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By bowhuntermac
I hope more companies grow a set and kick them to...

I hope more companies grow a set and kick them to the curb
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,999
Posted By bowhuntermac
In

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 1,669
Posted By bowhuntermac
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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By bowhuntermac
I’ve never bought half a cow but I did have a cow...

I’ve never bought half a cow but I did have a cow take half my stuff.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,269
Posted By bowhuntermac
I can’t find where to enter the promo code????...

I can’t find where to enter the promo code???? Have stuff in my cart and trying to check out
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 765
Posted By bowhuntermac
Second for the eld-x. Mine loved the Nosler...

Second for the eld-x. Mine loved the Nosler Accubonds as well.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-08-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,819
Posted By bowhuntermac
I purchased a drop in replacement for it. ...

I purchased a drop in replacement for it.
https://www.timneytriggers.com/shop/RUGER-AMERICAN-CENTERFIRE-P66.aspx
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-08-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,819
Posted By bowhuntermac
Nice looking rig but honestly there are some...

Nice looking rig but honestly there are some factory guns out there these days that shoot lights out for 1/3 the money. I bought my son a Ruger American Predator in 6.5, got rid of the sloppy...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-24-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,516
Posted By bowhuntermac
Where are you hunter that bears are that bad? I...

Where are you hunter that bears are that bad? I have been in Colorado for 13 years now, bowhunting all over the state, was an outfitter and guided a LOT of elk and deer hunters, and never once even...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By bowhuntermac
Transferring a suppressor to a trust - is it a hassle?

Went and found locally the two suppressors I want - Silencerco Harvester and AAC 7.62 CDN, and their prices were pretty much inline with the best I found online, and was talking to the dealer about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,059
Posted By bowhuntermac
I am currently trying MK-677. It is a HGH...

I am currently trying MK-677. It is a HGH secratogue and is supposed to help with recovery. Be careful when peptide shopping. If you are getting it OTC at a health food store, etc., it guaranteed...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,672
Posted By bowhuntermac
As a former outfitter and someone who is coming...

As a former outfitter and someone who is coming up on a decade and half in Colorado chasing elk self guided, I can tell you that elk are where you find them. I have killed elk 300 yards from my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,596
Posted By bowhuntermac
In NW Colorado? More than will be copped to on a...

In NW Colorado? More than will be copped to on a public forum. Ranchers hate'm. Outfitters hate'm. Hunters hate'm. The DOW doesn't want'em. You would be surprised at how many "big coyotes" get acute...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 23,606
Posted By bowhuntermac
Doses and administration are def not "one size...

Doses and administration are def not "one size fits all". It really depends on your genetic make up, your body's existing homeostatic levels, and your genetic predisposition to how you respond.

I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 2,914
Posted By bowhuntermac
Entered

Entered
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 8,920
Posted By bowhuntermac
gateway drug? For some reason I cannot recall for...

gateway drug? For some reason I cannot recall for the life of me even ONCE smoking a joint and then thinking "You know what would be fun??? We should go get some meth!!" Just not the way it works.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-06-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By bowhuntermac
Picked up at BPS in Colorado Springs. Evidently...

Picked up at BPS in Colorado Springs. Evidently there was a very limited run of the 24s made. With that being said, I am already having buyers remorse! Took it out of the box and was laying with it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-05-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By bowhuntermac
I went with the bergara. Hinged it on the fact...

I went with the bergara. Hinged it on the fact they had a limited run 24 inch barrel version in stock instead of the 22. Evidently they are hard to come by. Really like the tikka though so if I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-05-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By bowhuntermac
Tikka CTR 6.5 Vs Bergara HMR 6.5

Looking at getting into a 6.5 play toy, and have narrowed it down to these 2. I have read a lot of reviews on these guns, fingered them both in person, and was seeing if anyone had any first hand...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-29-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By bowhuntermac
I use the 160 grn Accubonds in my 7mm and have...

I use the 160 grn Accubonds in my 7mm and have taken mulies, elk, and pronghorn with it with no issues.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,714
Posted By bowhuntermac
As strict as the laws are here (antler minimum,...

As strict as the laws are here (antler minimum, cow only or bull only tags, etc), how on earth such a thing could happen is beyond me. All I know is a family is hurting really bad, a good kid is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,714
Posted By bowhuntermac
Please be sure of your target when hunting...a good friend's son was killed!! Prayers

Guys (and ladies), please be sure of your target. A good friend and former longtime coworker of mine had his son killed by an out of state muzzle loader hunter while archery hunting. It happened the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,032
Posted By bowhuntermac
Story tomorrow.... I'm beat! 744207

Story tomorrow.... I'm beat!
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,032
Posted By bowhuntermac
One of these things is not like the others..... ...

One of these things is not like the others.....
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,032
Posted By bowhuntermac
Stay tuned.....

Stay tuned.....
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,032
Posted By bowhuntermac
Attempting a LIVE mountain goat hunt!

Truck is loaded and heading up to the mtns to try and run an arrow through a goat that I have waited 11 years for a tag for!

We are driving up to the mtns now and going to pack in this morning,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,599
Posted By bowhuntermac
It's just seemed almost surreal that they finally...

It's just seemed almost surreal that they finally said to heck with it and fed right down where we were sitting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,599
Posted By bowhuntermac
Devin, my hammock is at the cleaners and we are...

Devin, my hammock is at the cleaners and we are packing in Sunday!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,599
Posted By bowhuntermac
The cliffs and area where they usually hand have...

The cliffs and area where they usually hand have zero cover, which is why we were down in this little bowl. Out of the worst of the wind, not as conspicuous and a little over. Evidently they like the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,599
Posted By bowhuntermac
They have no predators up there, and I guess...

They have no predators up there, and I guess after repeatedly seeing us in the bowl, they decided we were harmless and literally fed right down to us. I have never seen wild critters do that, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,599
Posted By bowhuntermac
Are you sure we did not enter some alternate...

Are you sure we did not enter some alternate reality???
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,599
Posted By bowhuntermac
Billy, do not need a bucket. At one point the...

Billy, do not need a bucket. At one point the biggest goat in the group fed to within 15 yards of where I was sitting. It was surreal.
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