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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By sniper steve
Don't matter if you're shooting up or down, your...

Don't matter if you're shooting up or down, your point of impact is always going to be higher. Gravity effects a bullet over linear distance travelled.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 836
Posted By sniper steve
It's a 173grn at 2600, close enough.

It's a 173grn at 2600, close enough.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 836
Posted By sniper steve
I've got a chart somewhere for that exact load....

I've got a chart somewhere for that exact load. Let me dig it out.

If you're that worried, buy yourself a slope doper and set yourself some target reference points. If you're shooting long...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 836
Posted By sniper steve
It's called cosine. 30' at 300, hold center...

It's called cosine.

30' at 300, hold center mass and send it.
Forum: Traditional 10-23-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,427
Posted By sniper steve
Yep, that arrow needed to be tucked back into the...

Yep, that arrow needed to be tucked back into the crease. Big animals have big bones, steer clear of those with an arrow.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,090
Posted By sniper steve
It's going to end up officer discretion. Is the...

It's going to end up officer discretion. Is the dog a threat, or just annoying? How does your dog react? Have the police been involved before? Etc. etc.

Just remember that if it's an ongoing...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-23-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By sniper steve
My profile picture buck was taken on the...

My profile picture buck was taken on the backside of a subdivision, on 14 partially wooded acres with a house and barn on it.

He went 203 5/8" B&C.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,311
Posted By sniper steve
Agreed. Unless there's good reason(I do it...

Agreed.

Unless there's good reason(I do it for work/crop damage permits), I don't see the point in shooting more deer than I can utilize.

But to each his own, just glad to see it being...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-23-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,883
Posted By sniper steve
Model 10 FCP-K, the rifle sits as it came from...

Model 10 FCP-K, the rifle sits as it came from the factory.

I'm into this rifle for around $2k and it keeps up with my custom rigs costing 3X-4X as much $$$.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-23-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,883
Posted By sniper steve
Shoots 1000 all day long....

Shoots 1000 all day long....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-23-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,883
Posted By sniper steve
I've shot the Remmy most of my life, Savage...

I've shot the Remmy most of my life, Savage rifles are starting to take their place.

For out of the box performance, Savage is hard to beat. You will not be disappointed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,656
Posted By sniper steve
No

No
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,566
Posted By sniper steve
.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,583
Posted By sniper steve
Get yourself a Savage bolt action in .223. ...

Get yourself a Savage bolt action in .223.

One of the most accurate rack rifles out there, relatively inexpensive, and cheap to shoot.

I also like the Howa 1500.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-21-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By sniper steve
I've see guys with folders of files on their...

I've see guys with folders of files on their phones. Seen them get checked, and they didn't go to jail or have their weapons confiscated.

I've been asked a few times, usually when hunting public...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,563
Posted By sniper steve
I was pushing 200 when I called the VA advice...

I was pushing 200 when I called the VA advice line on what to do.

They told me, I kid you not, "start driving toward the hospital and if you feel like you're going to pass out, pull over and call...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-21-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By sniper steve
2900ish out of my RRA with a 1/9 16" barrel.

2900ish out of my RRA with a 1/9 16" barrel.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,216
Posted By sniper steve
Shhh.... It might just be coincidence that I...

Shhh....

It might just be coincidence that I gave me nephew my dirt bike and have had him riding up and down that property line since yesterday morning. Guy only owns 7 acres, and he can take that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,216
Posted By sniper steve
Haven't slept in two nights. I realize how much...

Haven't slept in two nights. I realize how much it takes to get an 8 into the 140s, this old boy had every bit of it. Got a good look at him hanging in the tree, he's easily 300 lbs and has the mass...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,216
Posted By sniper steve
I'm involved in my local politics and most town...

I'm involved in my local politics and most town activities.. Getting into a fist fight over a deer wouldn't be very conducive to my goals. I've got no problem putting a whopping on somebody who...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,216
Posted By sniper steve
But I do agree. Finally talked the woman into...

But I do agree. Finally talked the woman into making the move back to the great state of Texas.

That'll be my next thread, I can't decide where I want to settle down! I've been all over the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,216
Posted By sniper steve
I've taken two B&C bucks off this property, which...

I've taken two B&C bucks off this property, which is only 14 acres with access to track a deer onto the 28 adjoining acres to the south. This buck ran north.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,216
Posted By sniper steve
A deer found dead on your property is the same as...

A deer found dead on your property is the same as a roadkill here in Wisconsin. He called it in and has a tag on it. The GW is a buddy of mine, even he says there is literally nothing he can do.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,216
Posted By sniper steve
I did. The guy was legal. I have no leg to stand...

I did. The guy was legal. I have no leg to stand on. It went on his property, I didn't have access to his property, he owns the deer.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,216
Posted By sniper steve
Stolen Buck

Some people...

Shot a good buck Wednesday night, a big heavy 8 at least 5.5 years old. Double lung at 18 yards, but couldnt find any blood more than a few specks for 50 yards or so. Backed out and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By sniper steve
This. I loaded up my gear and drove out to...

This.

I loaded up my gear and drove out to Colorado last year. No real idea what I was doing, and didn't take an elk, but had a heck of a good time. Learned a lot, next time I think I'll be a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,330
Posted By sniper steve
The Patriot Act

The Patriot Act
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-21-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By sniper steve
X2

X2
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,106
Posted By sniper steve
My wife shoots the same bow and had the same...

My wife shoots the same bow and had the same issue. Ended up being the limbs creaking in the pockets.

Squirt some non scented lube into the pockets and see if it helps. If so, you've got your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By sniper steve
Yes. She will probably get a letter after the...

Yes. She will probably get a letter after the election asking her to provide proof that her probation is over, but by that time the votes have been counted and one candidate will have conceded...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By sniper steve
And it's left up to the state, there is no...

And it's left up to the state, there is no federal law prohibiting felons from voting. Some states, you can vote from prison. Here's a good link that breaks it down.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By sniper steve
Straight from the Texas Secretary of State: ...

Straight from the Texas Secretary of State:

Pursuant to Section 11.002 of the Texas Election Code (the "Code"), once a felon has successfully completed his or her punishment, including any term of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,280
Posted By sniper steve
I blame "We the People" for allowing this nation...

I blame "We the People" for allowing this nation to fall into a two party system. It's far from what the founding fathers had in mind.

There are supposedly more people voting against a nominee...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,280
Posted By sniper steve
Just yesterday. 254-415-3600 or something like...

Just yesterday. 254-415-3600 or something like that. Asked if I was registered, what party I associate myself with, and who I plan to vote for. It was an automated system.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,280
Posted By sniper steve
Last time I checked, one poll had the two in a...

Last time I checked, one poll had the two in a dead heat, the next had Hillary up by four points, the next had her up by 11, the next had Trump up by 2...

These polls are taken with "random"...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,280
Posted By sniper steve
*polls

*polls
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,330
Posted By sniper steve
I joined the Army out of high school, 16 years...

I joined the Army out of high school, 16 years later I'm out and realize society sucks.

I don't remember it being like this before, though I was only in high school. This is the first election...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,533
Posted By sniper steve
One $50k house a year for twenty years. I can eat...

One $50k house a year for twenty years. I can eat a few years worth of investments should it come to it, right out of pocket.

And rental prices pretty much remain steady. If you're in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,533
Posted By sniper steve
^^^This I own the home I live in, have...

^^^This

I own the home I live in, have mortgages on all my rentals. That debt is paying itself off with almost zero effort on my end, and I will retire a millionaire.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 616
Posted By sniper steve
I like it, though some guys bag on it. 270 lb...

I like it, though some guys bag on it. 270 lb draw weight is pretty easy to draw with the cocking rope. Changing a string takes 2 minutes. Never requires tuning. Best warranty out there.

It does...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By sniper steve
I've been in a similar situation. I decided I'd...

I've been in a similar situation. I decided I'd wait until a buck was in front of me to make the call.

I ended up shooting the smaller of the two one morning, and I'm glad I did because I never...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 616
Posted By sniper steve
Excalibur Micro. I picked it just because of how...

Excalibur Micro. I picked it just because of how compact it was.

And it shoots like a rifle.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,692
Posted By sniper steve
I'll be here all week, and don't forget to tip...

I'll be here all week, and don't forget to tip your waitress!

I've had similar results with these heads, they're tough. I stick to COC these days, though. I think I still have a couple few new...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-19-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,677
Posted By sniper steve
Kimber Micro Carry for the summer, G19 in the...

Kimber Micro Carry for the summer, G19 in the winter.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,692
Posted By sniper steve
What kind of quiver holds a doe? I need to buy...

What kind of quiver holds a doe? I need to buy one!

Isn't it starting to stink?
Forum: Traditional 10-19-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By sniper steve
X2

X2
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-19-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By sniper steve
Bump for some good info being shared. Also...

Bump for some good info being shared.

Also to note, a semi rifle tends to like a bigger jump than a bolt gun.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By sniper steve
Shot a doe last weekend with my girl with me....

Shot a doe last weekend with my girl with me. Wanted to keep it easy, we tucked in tight to the bottom of a tree in a couple small chairs and had a nice "relaxed" hunt chit chatting and keeping her...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-19-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By sniper steve
You can use the spring out of a ball point pen as...

You can use the spring out of a ball point pen as well. I've done it to a few rifles, just takes a little tweaking to get it right.

Lots of good info on Google on the subject.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By sniper steve
X2

X2
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