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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-12-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,405
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have seen that happen before, in a few areas. I...

I have seen that happen before, in a few areas. I am pretty sure, the bait alerted the deer that there were likely hunters in the area.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-12-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 887
Posted By RifleBowPistol
My dream someday, is to own a very nice double...

My dream someday, is to own a very nice double rifle in a old big game round. Actually would like to have a few of them. I would like to have one in something like a 470 Nitro, then something like...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I would look at something around a 140 amp to 165...

I would look at something around a 140 amp to 165 amp, Hobart. If you are willing to spend more money, either a Lincoln or Miller. I have not heard much about the newer small Lincolns, I was told the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-12-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,114
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I am interested in the safety and the aftermarket...

I am interested in the safety and the aftermarket gas block. I assume it has a .750" bore?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,758
Posted By RifleBowPistol
With those pieces being aluminum, do not put heat...

With those pieces being aluminum, do not put heat to them. The metal can gall up on you. I deal with a lot of aluminum. Heating steel can work great, but aluminum is best to keep it cold, and well...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-11-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,615
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Looks like they did very well.

Looks like they did very well.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Before claiming the bore is offset, measure the...

Before claiming the bore is offset, measure the bore thickness, on the top and bottom, with a dial caliper or digital caliper. I know the process that barrels are bored, it's very unlikely the bore...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 887
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Looks like a pre 64 Winchester. Absolutely...

Looks like a pre 64 Winchester.
Absolutely beautiful gun, I really love the styling in every way, it was done perfectly. The only thing I would change possibly, would be the caliber. I have wanted...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,758
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have two Yankee Hill handguards. I found...

I have two Yankee Hill handguards. I found Brownell's sells a Yankee Hill barrel nut wrench, it's pretty cheap also. I was having trouble tightening the lock ring, that you lock the handguard with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,758
Posted By RifleBowPistol
You can buy a new Yankee Hill barrel nut cheaply...

You can buy a new Yankee Hill barrel nut cheaply from Brownell's. They keep popping up, ever time I am looking at handguards. So cutting or destroying the barrel nut is not a big deal, you have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Oh my god, that is funny.

Oh my god, that is funny.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
One last one for the night. Years ago, back...

One last one for the night.

Years ago, back in the 90s, when my mother's husband, used to shoot a lot of Sporting clays, he also used to shoot at pigeon shoots. In a pigeon shoot, if you are not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Another hunting trip, or scouting trip, fishing...

Another hunting trip, or scouting trip, fishing trip, or just a get out in the brush trip.

My buddy Brian and I were bored, and wanted to do some hunting, but it was probably August at that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I would guess not, I have heard they are not the...

I would guess not, I have heard they are not the nicest of animals.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Possibly the same trip or another trip down to...

Possibly the same trip or another trip down to Big Wells, it was Brian, Todd and I, again. My mother's ex-husband, used to get dog houses, from drilling rigs, he had bought and we used them for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
A short story, I think I may have told here...

A short story, I think I may have told here before.

We were hunting down near Big Wells. It was too of my buddies and me. We each picked a blind, then before sun up, we went out to the blinds,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Another story from the same ranch. My best...

Another story from the same ranch.

My best friend, wanted to go hunting, so we made plans. He asked if his wife could go also, I said sure no problem. He had already killed a nice 9 point that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Another one, years ago, my brother and I were...

Another one, years ago, my brother and I were hunting on top of a hill, on a ranch outside of Boerne. I was all cammoed up, head net, ect, had cover up sent on. My brother was also all cammoed up. We...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have seen people do stupid stuff like that,...

I have seen people do stupid stuff like that, very funny.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
One of my favorite stories, happened back in the...

One of my favorite stories, happened back in the mid 90s. My mother's ex-husband, who was a not the nicest of people on many occasions but could be very nice on other occasions. Back in the later 80s...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,799
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Funny hunting stories, hunting related stories

Ok, over the years I have seen or had many things happen that had me or someone else laughing pretty hard. I have a bunch of stories from many years. So I am going to post up as many as possible....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,328
Posted By RifleBowPistol
The worst accident that actually did happen when...

The worst accident that actually did happen when I was about 14. I had shot a javelina and was in the process of gutting the thing. The knife I had was extremely sharp. The knife was slicing through...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,328
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Another almost bad accident, happened years...

Another almost bad accident, happened years before the last incident. I was about 12 to 13 years old. I and two other kids were riding around in my parents truck on the ranch, we guided on. We had...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,328
Posted By RifleBowPistol
We have had multiple almost very bad situations...

We have had multiple almost very bad situations over the years. One that scared the crap out of me and my brother happened back around 1992. We were hunting on a ranch outside of Boerne, the ranch...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have the Cabela's Bow & Rifle, back pack. Works...

I have the Cabela's Bow & Rifle, back pack. Works great with a rifle, not sure how well it works with a bow. I have not taken it bow hunting yet.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-09-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By RifleBowPistol
It's some beautiful country, but hard hunting...

It's some beautiful country, but hard hunting most of the time. I definitely like it.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-09-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Interesting, I would not have thought that would...

Interesting, I would not have thought that would help. My wife tried to get me to take a air mattress to sleep on. My opinion was it's just extra weight to carry. I will have to get one and try it....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-09-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,015
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I am pretty sure when they designed the 264 Win....

I am pretty sure when they designed the 264 Win. Mag., they did so for the purpose of hunting speed goats.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,639
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That would be me, if I were ever asked to play...

That would be me, if I were ever asked to play golf. Never have, never had any interest, in golf, now golf courses look like fun for other purposes. I had no ide on the quarter deal either, I would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,639
Posted By RifleBowPistol
The things you learn, the hard way. When I was a...

The things you learn, the hard way. When I was a kid, probably 15 or so. I knew noting about phones, except how to answer one, they rang and how to plug one in or unplug one.

Well my step father...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,639
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Some of my dumb stuff, there is a lot to choose...

Some of my dumb stuff, there is a lot to choose from. There are a lot of things I have done, that did not end well.

Ok, I got one. Back in the early 80s, when I was about 12, I wanted a compound...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-09-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,015
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I am assuming, that 6.5-300, is a 300 Weatherby...

I am assuming, that 6.5-300, is a 300 Weatherby necked down to 6.5mm? If so. ****! That has to be one seriously fast *******. I am guessing it makes a mess of most everything it hits out to about 800...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,639
Posted By RifleBowPistol
This brings back one of my favorite memories. ...

This brings back one of my favorite memories.

When I was about 12 to maybe 14, one of my cousins and I were out hunting birds, usually quail on the family farm. Well there was a creek that had...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,565
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Seen that a few times. Hogs don't hold still,...

Seen that a few times. Hogs don't hold still, which leads to bad head shots.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 3,383
Posted By RifleBowPistol
8 degrees in Tilden, back in the late 70s. Was...

8 degrees in Tilden, back in the late 70s. Was absolutely miserable. Hunted in temps in the teens and 20s many times back in the 80s and 90s and a few times since.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-07-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,064
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have two that I would carry in the truck or on...

I have two that I would carry in the truck or on the 4 wheeler. I have a 16" barreled M4 carbine in 5.56, very accurate. Then a T/C Contender carbine in 30-30, with a 18" barrel. That is a short...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By RifleBowPistol
What you might try, not saying it's going to...

What you might try, not saying it's going to work, but may help. If you go outside and look at the A/C unit or heat pump outside the house. While the pump is running. see if the coils are frozen up,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,795
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I remember years ago, a friend of the family told...

I remember years ago, a friend of the family told me about a story, of a guy he knew, who fell out of a tree. I think the guy had a old back quiver or him quiver and possibly a arrow knocked on the...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-06-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By RifleBowPistol
It's definitely hard hunting. The hunting...

It's definitely hard hunting. The hunting pressure can be a problem. I have been hunting on public land for quite a while now. I have hunted private land for most of my hunting. But have found some...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-06-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,615
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Years ago, it happened every once in a while....

Years ago, it happened every once in a while. That was back when it was a $1 a day to archery hunt and the place had a lot of hunters.
Since the Park service has started charging $120 or $160, I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,729
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That's another on I have wanted for years, is the...

That's another on I have wanted for years, is the 250-3000. I have also wanted a 22 Hornet, 22 K Hornet and a 17 K Hornet.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,871
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I am going to say there was something in the...

I am going to say there was something in the barrel other than the one bullet that was supposed to be in the barrel.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Probably lots of hogs, few turkey and the deer...

Probably lots of hogs, few turkey and the deer population can vary greatly around Poteet. The deer can be pretty big in that area.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,861
Posted By RifleBowPistol
We have been wondering that. I have now killed...

We have been wondering that. I have now killed two mule deer up in the panhandle, in that area, is seems the deer really only have grass to feed on. No cedar or very few cedar. Those two deer have...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,729
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Yes, I am a fan of the old 6.5X55 Swede. I also...

Yes, I am a fan of the old 6.5X55 Swede. I also like the 7X57 Mauser. I think the 300 Savage should make a comeback, think it has a lot of potential, that few have known.
I have wanted a 220 Swift...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That is beautiful. I have always wanted a nice...

That is beautiful. I have always wanted a nice side by side.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 2,399
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Ruger 44 Carbine, in 44 Mag. Still remember, I...

Ruger 44 Carbine, in 44 Mag. Still remember, I loved the Remington 240 gr. hollow cavities. The deer did not, nor did the turtles. I killed my first deer around 1982 or 83, a little fork horn...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-05-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Thank you, I was quite tired when I wrote it.

Thank you, I was quite tired when I wrote it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,846
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That's very interesting. I am going to have to...

That's very interesting. I am going to have to watch that video when I get home. I have multiple interesting stories about my great grandfather, who was born in the 1880s. Still trying to learn as...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-04-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I use Daniel Defense, sling attachments. They...

I use Daniel Defense, sling attachments. They work great....
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