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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,297
Posted By Patriot-2000
Proud Dad moment for sure ... Congratulations to...

Proud Dad moment for sure ... Congratulations to Everyone ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,549
Posted By Patriot-2000
Prayers Up for Everyone ...

Prayers Up for Everyone ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 552
Posted By Patriot-2000
Prayers Sent for Everyone ...

Prayers Sent for Everyone ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 14,938
Posted By Patriot-2000
Looks like you got a Strong Mental and Physical...

Looks like you got a Strong Mental and Physical attitude ... Keep up the Positive. You and many other I know will be in my continued Prayers..
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Patriot-2000
I trust my Guns to Felix at Dale Wise Guns . ...

I trust my Guns to Felix at Dale Wise Guns . Prices will run between $125 - 200 for cut & re-Crown plus more $ for threading..
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Patriot-2000
Thompson Temple and the "Mountain Pasture" (This...

Thompson Temple and the "Mountain Pasture" (This is where th Trophy higher $ Rams are Located) is 65 acres +/- the rest of the 680 +/- is some rugged stuff. It can be difficult on the area outside...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,034
Posted By Patriot-2000
Prayers up for Everyone ...

Prayers up for Everyone ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,224
Posted By Patriot-2000
Just the opposite for me as last year was no...

Just the opposite for me as last year was no Coyotes and this year .. all over the place. Now that deer season is all but over and I got a Savage Axis 223 Rem = DRT !
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-04-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 527
Posted By Patriot-2000
I have one on my Daughter's CVA Stalker 223 Rem) ...

I have one on my Daughter's CVA Stalker 223 Rem) and my CVA Stalker (44 Mag) . I've had no problems and they're solid... Now on my other bolt Action rifles, I like a 1-piece, Multi-Slot Weaver type...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Patriot-2000
I used the site: www.landsoftexas.com. Lots of...

I used the site: www.landsoftexas.com. Lots of choices with drop-down menu's
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,341
Posted By Patriot-2000
I joined the Army WAY Back in 1980 and after...

I joined the Army WAY Back in 1980 and after 20+/- years retired in Texas ! Go back to visit family during Trout season ... Lol
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-27-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Patriot-2000
I would like to thank you Playa for pointing the...

I would like to thank you Playa for pointing the Trigger Kit out to me and probably others .. This is what TBH is all about sharing information and helping each other ..
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-27-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Patriot-2000
Savage Axis seems to be a Solid budget price...

Savage Axis seems to be a Solid budget price rifle once you get past the Trigger ... But most important ... They all seem to shoot Good..
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-27-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,457
Posted By Patriot-2000
No I don't own or plan to Own an AR ... Had...

No I don't own or plan to Own an AR ... Had enough of them during a 20 +/- year Army Career ... But got a couple of 223 Rem Rifles ..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,183
Posted By Patriot-2000
The only pickled quail eggs I tried were form...

The only pickled quail eggs I tried were form Garven's Store . My wife got them for my Boy and man they were so Hot ... She didn't pay attention to the Label !!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-27-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Patriot-2000
Savage Axis 223 Rem Range Report

Tried-out my Savage Axis 223 Rem yesterday at the Range. I installed the $ 15 eBay Trigger Spring that Playa recommended ... Thanks..

Just breaking it in with cheap Ammo at 25 & 50 yards .. 1"...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-26-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By Patriot-2000
I'm a Proud owner of a Hi-Point 9mm ... My...

I'm a Proud owner of a Hi-Point 9mm ... My shooting buddy just laughed and called it a few choice words ... He paid for Lunch after the shooting session (He shoots a S & W MMP and Glock) ... Last...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 877
Posted By Patriot-2000
Prayers Up for You.. I literally feel your pain...

Prayers Up for You.. I literally feel your pain as I had Bad Sciatica 2 years ago due to jumping out of perfectly good vehicles in the Army . Bulged L4/5 Disk

Physical therapy, Meds and an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By Patriot-2000
Congratulations and that is a Nice Mouflon ..

Congratulations and that is a Nice Mouflon ..
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Patriot-2000
My Daughter's CVA in 223 Will shoot a variety of...

My Daughter's CVA in 223 Will shoot a variety of Ammo up to 75 Gr within an 1.5" or less but Upgraded the Scope to a Bushnell Trophy XLT 3-9x40..
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 838
Posted By Patriot-2000
I put a Bushnell Bonecollector Trophy XLT 3-9x40...

I put a Bushnell Bonecollector Trophy XLT 3-9x40 on it for now. Just got it on yesterday after I completed the Trigger Work ... See Post by Playa as it only cost me $ 15 and about 20 Min.. @ about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-22-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,358
Posted By Patriot-2000
Thanks Playa .. $15 off of eBay and easy install....

Thanks Playa .. $15 off of eBay and easy install. Passed the drop test after install and reduced trigger pull to @ 3.35 pounds by my scale.. was going to go to the Range tomorrow but got to go to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-22-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,358
Posted By Patriot-2000
Just got mine in the mail yesterday when I got...

Just got mine in the mail yesterday when I got home .. Guess what I'm doing this Evening .. Give you a report after I'm done.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-20-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,364
Posted By Patriot-2000
I just got a Savage Axis in 223 Rem and yes the...

I just got a Savage Axis in 223 Rem and yes the Trigger is manageable but needs work.
There is a link on TBH about a trigger Kit off of eBay User named Playa posted it.

I looked at the youtube...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-20-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Patriot-2000
Cut-Down Barrel .. Worth it

Got a Savage Axis 223 Rem with 22" Barrel that will be used primarily in a Box Blind . The overall length is within 1" of my favorite 308 Win with a 20" barrel..

Trying to decide if it's worth...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,782
Posted By Patriot-2000
I think it's a great deal .. Got an Axis in 223...

I think it's a great deal .. Got an Axis in 223 Rem last Sunday. Purchased a 1-piece weaver base and waiting on a $ 15 trigger kit (Playa above pointed me to this and purchase is on eBay) to make the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Patriot-2000
I kind of expected an Increase over 6 years ago...

I kind of expected an Increase over 6 years ago and $ 85 seems to be a Fair price ... No way I'm paying over $ 100
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,494
Posted By Patriot-2000
I would go with a Barnett Jackal over that as...

I would go with a Barnett Jackal over that as Barnett has been in the Crossbbow Business longer and isn't going anywhere. Centerpoint has only recently (Within 2 Years)showed on the Crossbow market ..
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Patriot-2000
Gunsmith work Prices

Got a Savage Axis 22" Barrel and wanted to have the Barrel cut to 18" ... Good thing it has the same Overall Length as my Mauser 98 in 308 Win with a 20" Barrel...

Had above stated Mauser barrel...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-16-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By Patriot-2000
Looked at getting the barrel cut & crowned to 18"...

Looked at getting the barrel cut & crowned to 18" ... NOT ! the price range at the Gunsmith's I trust are ... $ 120 -200 .. DANG ! Last time I got my Mauser Barrel cut to 20" was $ 40 .. Only 6 years...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-15-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,222
Posted By Patriot-2000
Don't Ask ... Don't Tell ...

Don't Ask ... Don't Tell ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-15-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By Patriot-2000
Playa .. Thanks a Bunch. Just purchased one on...

Playa .. Thanks a Bunch. Just purchased one on eBay for $15 ... Seems a LOT better and probably cheaper than a Gunsmith or voiding the factory warranty to cut the spring ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-14-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By Patriot-2000
Got a Bushnell Trophy (Bone Collector) XLT 3-9 x...

Got a Bushnell Trophy (Bone Collector) XLT 3-9 x 40 that is a Take-Off I'll probably put on it this weekend. Sure do miss a Pentax Gamseeker II 1.5 - 6X I sold a LONG time ago ..

I'll evaluate...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-14-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Patriot-2000
Unhappy Pentax Gameseeker 1.5x-6x 40mm

This is one (1) Scope I regret selling ... Dang!!!

But tried searching all the Online places with no luck ... Anyone have one or know where I can buy One (1)
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-14-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By Patriot-2000
Just got the Base in the mail yesterday ... So...

Just got the Base in the mail yesterday ... So this weekend it's Scope mounting time.

Plus just sent in a rebate for possibly getting $ 100 from Savage .. That makes a $279 .. $ 179 .. Can't beat...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,864
Posted By Patriot-2000
Prayers Up for Everyone ...

Prayers Up for Everyone ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,160
Posted By Patriot-2000
Why I do my OWN European Skull Mounts ...

Why I do my OWN European Skull Mounts ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 933
Posted By Patriot-2000
I know how you feel as I had to put down My Buddy...

I know how you feel as I had to put down My Buddy almost 2 months ago and have one at home now that almost had to be put down but is responding good to the Heart Worm treatment ..

It never is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-10-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By Patriot-2000
Savage Axis

Just became the proud owner of a Savage Axis 223 Remington today.

By the manufacturer description, I thought I would be cutting the 22" barrel to 18" but it seems compact enough for me. Give you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,305
Posted By Patriot-2000
Continued Prayers ...

Continued Prayers ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Patriot-2000
Just got a report from someone local .. @ 6" snow...

Just got a report from someone local .. @ 6" snow with a layer of frozen rain on top .. It might be gone by this afternoon but not going to risk driving in the dark in a potential bad road situation...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,416
Posted By Patriot-2000
Got @ 3" in NE San Antonio. I was planning a...

Got @ 3" in NE San Antonio. I was planning a hunting trip to my land @ Rocksprings .. @ 6" with a layer of freezing rain on top according to a local friend. Not going this weekend .. Better Safe...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Patriot-2000
Unhappy Canceled Hunting Trip

I was planning to travel yesterday to my Land @ Rocksprings for the weekend but God had other plans ... Winter Storm ...

It is still crazy weather so no need to do a 300 mile round trip just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,215
Posted By Patriot-2000
I do the steak cut and roast .. but grinding +...

I do the steak cut and roast .. but grinding + mixing is a pain in the .. Got a Meat Grinder for sale in the classifieds.
The ground-up meat - I de-bone & take it to the local meat market 40 cents...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By Patriot-2000
used Alumahyde II from Brownells to spray 2...

used Alumahyde II from Brownells to spray 2 synthetic stocks and came out great. .. Holding up for 2+ years
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,371
Posted By Patriot-2000
Sorry for your Loss and I feel your pain as I had...

Sorry for your Loss and I feel your pain as I had to put My Dog to sleep due to Cancer ..
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By Patriot-2000
Yes, I'm @ 1 hour from Kerrvile and a Lowe's....

Yes, I'm @ 1 hour from Kerrvile and a Lowe's. I'll be asking a friend who does construction this weekend what he uses and maybe see if I can barrow it ...

Maybe a Christmas and/or Birthday gift...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,520
Posted By Patriot-2000
The couple of things I don't like after buying...

The couple of things I don't like after buying Land:

1) People who have access to hunting land before and now asking when they can come hunt ...
2) Occasional family drama with some people I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By Patriot-2000
Thanks Everyone as I have no experience with Nail...

Thanks Everyone as I have no experience with Nail Guns .. Been doing the Hammer thing..

Definitely will look into renting an Air Compressor and maybe a nail gun
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By Patriot-2000
Budget Price Nail Gun

** NOTE: Trying to put this $100 or under

Planning on finishing the Cabin Ceiling after the Deer Season with 5mm Thick @ 3/8" pre-finished White 4 x 8 Panels from Lowes (They give a Military...
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