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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By canny
No experience with either, but I'd take the Howa...

No experience with either, but I'd take the Howa over the Savage Axis. Especially if you like the way it felt and was what you were looking for. Nikko Sterling scopes are junk though. I have a Howa...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By canny
;)b Thank you for the insight! I actually have...

;)b Thank you for the insight! I actually have several set-ups that fit your suggestion.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By canny
Any BDC reticle fans?

With advances in technology and computing ballistics Im starting to see a value in the BDC reticle for hunting purposes. Burris, Nikon, etc are all making Ballistic calculators that tell you exactly...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,371
Posted By canny
If those are your 3 choices I would pick 300 Win...

If those are your 3 choices I would pick 300 Win Mag from that list.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,028
Posted By canny
It really all depends on how serious you want to...

It really all depends on how serious you want to get. For mild steel less than 1/4 thick I have had great success with a small 220v Miller Mig Welder running Flux Core wire. The flux core does not...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-14-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By canny
Yeah I was pretty ****** when their "specialist"...

Yeah I was pretty ****** when their "specialist" said it was a chemical burn. What has happened to standing by the quality of your product. Its ridiculous!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,082
Posted By canny
To me hunting is like what we do in East Texas...

To me hunting is like what we do in East Texas where the deer numbers are lower and pressure is higher. You have to pull out some tricks and do your homework to consistently kill good deer. On the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By canny
Hunting land in East Texas is all about location,...

Hunting land in East Texas is all about location, location, location. We have 300 acres in Houston County, and see maybe 15 different deer on cameras. Move across the HWY to my uncles place that is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,673
Posted By canny
Good one Steve! Cherokee county can produce some...

Good one Steve! Cherokee county can produce some great bucks if you know where to look.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-13-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By canny
150fps slower yes, but to have the non belted...

150fps slower yes, but to have the non belted case, less powder capacity, lower recoil, etc the 280AI shines over the 7mm. And thats coming from a guy who is a 7mag fan. Plus the OP said he...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-13-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By canny
Recoil Pad Dry-Rot

At the end of last season I went through and cleaned and wiped down all of the guns in my safe using Birchwood Caseys Sheath. I went to pull out a couple guns before season started to verify their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By canny
BIL has a Sig Kilo 850 and I was impressed by how...

BIL has a Sig Kilo 850 and I was impressed by how fast it was on reading objects. I believe you can get those for about 150. Me personally I would be going after the Sig Kilo 1400BDX on Amazon for...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-13-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By canny
A 280AI will do what a 7mag will do, but with a...

A 280AI will do what a 7mag will do, but with a non-belted standard head case. I personally would opt for the 280AI unless you are talking past 1000 yds then I would be looking at either a 7STW, or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,060
Posted By canny
My head hurts!

My head hurts!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By canny
Thats good information to know. We have been home...

Thats good information to know. We have been home owners for about 7 years and this is the first time looking to take out cash against the home. I will look at the home equity loan as well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By canny
Ozone would be a good option if you can

Ozone would be a good option if you can
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By canny
Home Refi for Remodel Purposes

We bought our home 5 years ago (15 year note) and the one issue we knew we would have to do at some point is redo the 2 bathrooms (very dated). It looks like this time has come. We were going to meet...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,012
Posted By canny
When we hunted in WY back in Sept we all carried...

When we hunted in WY back in Sept we all carried bear spray and a big bore revolver. Its common to carry the revolver cross draw on the weak side as for us it was easier to ride horses and also I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By canny
Use a hook, or cut off a nearby limb but leave a...

Use a hook, or cut off a nearby limb but leave a stub long enough to hang my pack on.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,742
Posted By canny
Awesome story, I am more surprised to hear he...

Awesome story, I am more surprised to hear he calls you Baw Baw. I only say that because that's what I call one of my grandparents.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-12-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By canny
Federal Trophy Bonded Tip

How do they compare to the Accubond or Innerbond? I have been trying to track some down to load in my 300s and so far every major retailer says sold out. Are these just that hard to come by as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,277
Posted By canny
Unless you just have a new gun itch then I would...

Unless you just have a new gun itch then I would go with the suggestions above and try a different bullet. I have had great luck with the Hornady SSTs as they expand very rapidly, but do stay...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By canny
I ordered a new flyrod a couple years back. Came...

I ordered a new flyrod a couple years back. Came home to find a cylindrical package sticking 18 out of my mailbox, it just happened to rain that day as well so all our mail was soaked. Lazy...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By canny
I'd love to be heading down to our place in...

I'd love to be heading down to our place in Crystal City right now, but I have commitments to take care of here. At least I'll get some hunting in at my place in Houston County.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 835
Posted By canny
Yup, a red shop rag stuck up the feed spout works...

Yup, a red shop rag stuck up the feed spout works wonders.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,064
Posted By canny
Amazon also has them for 88.00 and with Prime its...

Amazon also has them for 88.00 and with Prime its free shipping.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,360
Posted By canny
Awesome trip with some good animals and lots of...

Awesome trip with some good animals and lots of killing going on there.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-07-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 627
Posted By canny
180s are a sweet spot for the 300 Magnums. ...

180s are a sweet spot for the 300 Magnums.


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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-06-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By canny
Honeysuckle is fine to plant. I have a couple...

Honeysuckle is fine to plant. I have a couple areas where it grows good on my property and I have taken cuttings from it and planted it in several other areas. Its really good deer browse and they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,012
Posted By canny
Bear spray is #1 defense, handgun would be...

Bear spray is #1 defense, handgun would be anything .44 mag or larger.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,447
Posted By canny
133-135 is what I have.

133-135 is what I have.
Forum: Photography 11-04-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By canny
A few snapshots from a novice photographer...

Took my Cannon Powershot HS to the stand this weekend and played around. Editing was done on my phone using Google Snapseed. Critique away.

Water flowing over creek crossing...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-04-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By canny
I had him at 3.5 initially, but dang he has a...

I had him at 3.5 initially, but dang he has a head of a doe and no muscle definition. Either way hes immature and I let him walk. Hell probably get killed by the neighbors but at least there is a...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-04-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By canny
I have him at 2yrs old...

What say the GS?

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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-02-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By canny
Be careful, that is a dangerous pit of goodies.

Be careful, that is a dangerous pit of goodies.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By canny
PM Sent Chef

PM Sent Chef
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-02-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By canny
You can also send that dope data to Leupold and...

You can also send that dope data to Leupold and they use it to do CDS instead of plugging numbers into the Calculator. I plan on doing that with my 300 WBY next year and charting it out to 600 at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,686
Posted By canny
I agree, however I just hate to see Margo playing...

I agree, however I just hate to see Margo playing in another uniform. If so I just hope its a NL team. I like James as a reliever, he's got the velo and a decent feel for "pitching" and not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By canny
Figure out the length specs for ATA then use a...

Figure out the length specs for ATA then use a tape measure to determine the distance from center of lower limb axle to center of upper limb axle. That will determine ATA. For cam lean you can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By canny
Yeah but perfect holes doesn't mean broadheads...

Yeah but perfect holes doesn't mean broadheads will be right, thats just a starting point. A bow can still shoot good through paper with some lean in it. Its not till you stick that big razorblade on...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-02-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By canny
Chart your rifle and then use a ballistic...

Chart your rifle and then use a ballistic calculator to compare drop to changes in velocity. I would set up a piece of plywood and have a target at the top. Shoot it at 200, 300, 400, 500 all while...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By canny
Did they check ATA specs when they restrung? You...

Did they check ATA specs when they restrung? You could have some cam lean going on that wasn't checked after the new string was installed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,540
Posted By canny
.308 with 150 Nosler Partitions. I will be...

.308 with 150 Nosler Partitions. I will be hunting tighter cover this weekend so I'll leave the long rangers (7mm and 300 WBY) at home.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 16,435
Posted By canny
This is what I'm seeing. If the contract says 5.5...

This is what I'm seeing. If the contract says 5.5 or older and the buck meets that age then the hunter did not do anything wrong. Its kinda like saying you can kill any 5.5 but just not THAT 5.5 year...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-01-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,424
Posted By canny
Or its the ones that set it up the day before and...

Or its the ones that set it up the day before and kill a giant the next day...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 865
Posted By canny
Lots of variables to consider. As mentioned above...

Lots of variables to consider. As mentioned above check your equipment first, make sure all your scope rings are torqued correctly and nothing is loose. Secondly I would check my shooting set up. The...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By canny
Yes it is a 2 stage, however it still has creep...

Yes it is a 2 stage, however it still has creep on it when the slack is taken up, I have adjusted it as well and still found it not up to par which is why I replaced it. I like the rifle a lot, its a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By canny
That was kinda the boat I'm in. I have a...

That was kinda the boat I'm in. I have a Weatherby Vanguard Wilderness which retails for around 1k. I like the rifle and its a shooter but the trigger was very disappointing. Its all good now thanks...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By canny
Hahaha....I should have figured not to post a...

Hahaha....I should have figured not to post a negative comment on a Weatherby page. I still stand by it, for a rifle that costs $1,000 I expected a better trigger than what it came with. I'm still...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By canny
What do you expect when spending 1k for a rifle?

I posted this on a FB forum (1st mistake), but thought I'd see what the GS thinks.

For $1,000 factory rifles what features do you or should you expect to get? A good trigger is top of the list...
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