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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
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 Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 343
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) Yesterday, 09:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,323
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 Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,468
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 Yesterday, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 343
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) Yesterday, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
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: 703
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: 703
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: 1,822
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: 532
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: 34
Views: 2,327
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: 1,861
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: 34
Views: 2,327
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: 525
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: 525
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: 1,483
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: 1,483
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: 1,483
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: 2,104
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: 1,084
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: 1,326
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: 2,820
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: 1,407
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: 2,016
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: 2,716
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: 3,020
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: 2,820
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: 2,820
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: 918
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: 918
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: 2,820
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: 11,241
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: 4,413
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: 2,710
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: 30,300
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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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,059
Posted By Mike D
I stated way back when the forum format changed...

I stated way back when the forum format changed to its current software that it would blow up. It was the dominant format that everyone knew how to use.

Before the great crash, the community was...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 30,300
Posted By Mike D
I would say low. I have a 50mm VX6 on my 22-250...

I would say low. I have a 50mm VX6 on my 22-250 and use mediums with plenty of clearance.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-09-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 663
Posted By Mike D
Yes Sir. I prefer the 45 LC but I do reload and...

Yes Sir. I prefer the 45 LC but I do reload and can make loads to run very close to the 44 mag.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-09-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Mike D
If you are open to considering a used VX6 non hd...

If you are open to considering a used VX6 non hd but in 4-24x52 with Alumina flip caps and bubble level shoot me a PM. Has the TMOA reticle.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-09-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 663
Posted By Mike D
There will be many more factory 44 mag Ammo...

There will be many more factory 44 mag Ammo options available and not all factory loads for 45LC are full power.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-09-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 843
Posted By Mike D
Make that 3 votes for this combo. Only...

Make that 3 votes for this combo.

Only other one I would recommend would be a Swarovski Z3 4-12x44 in Talley lightweight one pice rings.

Please donít put a cheap scope like a Vortex on that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,678
Posted By Mike D
Aw hell no! To both of them. Sent from...

Aw hell no! To both of them.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-09-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 26,126
Posted By Mike D
Check cashed on a Harvester 04/03/17, stamp...

Check cashed on a Harvester 04/03/17, stamp approved 01/17/18.

Just waiting on the CLEO notification period.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,317
Posted By Mike D
If your going to use a pistol for hunting you...

If your going to use a pistol for hunting you might as well go to 10mm.




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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,317
Posted By Mike D
If I could only have one caliber for a defensive...

If I could only have one caliber for a defensive handgun it would be 9mm.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-08-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 966
Posted By Mike D
Mine is a custom build on a 700 pattern action....

Mine is a custom build on a 700 pattern action. Makes me wonder if they are using a reamer that doesnít meet Weatherby/SAAMI dimensions.

All Weatherby chambers are known to have a lot of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-08-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 821
Posted By Mike D
They donít make a 6.5-20 in the HD5 you dork. ...

They donít make a 6.5-20 in the HD5 you dork.

Maybe that feller in the other thread was right about you. [emoji12]


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