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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Today, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Mike D
Yep. VX3i as mentioned previously. Sent...

Yep. VX3i as mentioned previously.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 05:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mike D
People are freakin weird! Sent from my...

People are freakin weird!


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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,285
Posted By Mike D
Of course they did. [emoji57] Sent from...

Of course they did. [emoji57]


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By Mike D
Thatís a fact. Iíve never used either but I had a...

Thatís a fact. Iíve never used either but I had a chance to see a Yoder and a Traeger side x side and there is no comparison in build materials. The Traeger felt like a Kmart blue light special...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,285
Posted By Mike D
This crap is getting out of hand. If the manager...

This crap is getting out of hand. If the manager was enforcing policy, whatís the problem?


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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,285
Posted By Mike D
I get mine with 2 honey and a shot of heavy...

I get mine with 2 honey and a shot of heavy cream.

Gooooooodd stuff.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-17-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Mike D
Some questions for peepless compound shooters

I havenít shot a peep sight in years. I anchor with the string touching the end of my nose and behind my jaw.

I also align my string on the left side of my site aperture.

Works for me.

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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-17-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,285
Posted By Mike D
Yep. Grande Americano 5 days a week. ...

Yep. Grande Americano 5 days a week.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 319
Posted By Mike D
Taptalk

Why in the world someone WOULDNíT use Tapatalk on a smart device is beyond me.

Itís 100 times better to read than the green screen.

On the computer green screen it is.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,186
Posted By Mike D
Yep same here. I do watch YouTube from time...

Yep same here.

I do watch YouTube from time to time though.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,830
Posted By Mike D
3/4 ton gassers

Iím not trying to berate you, I just hear people say that maintenance is so much more expensive and I just like to see their perspective. I currently own a diesel and have owned both gas an diesel...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-17-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 193
Posted By Mike D
Iím not similar with them. I would contact them...

Iím not similar with them. I would contact them first and see if they will take care of it.

If not, Iíd buy either an extractor or a complete bolt from Alexander Arms, Precision Firearms, JP...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-17-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 193
Posted By Mike D
Whoís bolt are you running? Some manufacturers...

Whoís bolt are you running? Some manufacturers use inferior parts and heat treating and they are known to break easily; either the extractor or lugs.






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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,439
Posted By Mike D
There was some fake reports on Facebook saying...

There was some fake reports on Facebook saying this last night.

Imagine that. Fake news on Facebook.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,830
Posted By Mike D
The only $20k diesels Iíve seen for sale are...

The only $20k diesels Iíve seen for sale are 12-15 years old or older.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,830
Posted By Mike D
I pay $80 for full synthetic changes at my local...

I pay $80 for full synthetic changes at my local dealership. Full synthetic on my wifeís car is $65. Meh not enough difference to complain about.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,830
Posted By Mike D
Please explain what maintenance is so much more...

Please explain what maintenance is so much more expensive on a diesel.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,830
Posted By Mike D
Maybe many years ago in a galaxy far away....... ...

Maybe many years ago in a galaxy far away.......

Auto trans is the way to go now. Currently Ram is the only manufacturer offering a manual trans available. And in the diesel they lower the hp/TQ...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-16-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By Mike D
New shop build.

Why do some builders do wood framing instead of steel?

Is there a significant cost savings?


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-14-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Mike D
I always put underground wire in conduit, copper...

I always put underground wire in conduit, copper is my preference.

Based on those 2 criteria 3/0 copper would be the required size.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 994
Posted By Mike D
.....Iím from the govít and Iím here to...

.....Iím from the govít and Iím here to help......


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Mike D
Looks fantastic. Sent from my iPhone...

Looks fantastic.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,750
Posted By Mike D
Where do people come up with diesels being so...

Where do people come up with diesels being so much more expensive to maintain?

I can get non synthetic oil changes at my dodge dealer for $70, full synthetic for $90.

I pay $70 for full...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-13-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,310
Posted By Mike D
The Sig P365 would be worth a look. Sent...

The Sig P365 would be worth a look.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,750
Posted By Mike D
Holy cow! You STOLE that hitch! Iím...

Holy cow! You STOLE that hitch!

Iím jealous. I need a slider and currently have a Curt slider setup on my B&W turnover but itís very noisy.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,750
Posted By Mike D
Ive owned them both and that ainít a bad thing. ...

Ive owned them both and that ainít a bad thing.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,199
Posted By Mike D
How to wake up better?

You donít want medication but you drink a lot of energy drinks?

Makes sense.........[emoji57]

Those things are terrible and could be part of your problem.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By Mike D
Iíd like to know how thatís true. Iíve bought...

Iíd like to know how thatís true. Iíve bought from a dealer going out of business and my forms didnít come back any quicker.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 814
Posted By Mike D
Sling has plenty of sports channels available. ...

Sling has plenty of sports channels available.

I have ESPN 1,2,3
I have 6 Fox Sports network channels
I have FS1 & 2

Plus some Iím sure Iím missing. The problem is local blackouts that you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Mike D
Why are you looking at the 1/2 ton diesels?...

Why are you looking at the 1/2 ton diesels? Towing, fuel economy?

As to vehicle preference, thatís all a matter of personal preference. Go rent them all and figure out which one you like the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-11-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Mike D
Are you talking AR15 or AR10? Sent from...

Are you talking AR15 or AR10?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mike D
New cars/trucks are rarely (pretty much never) a...

New cars/trucks are rarely (pretty much never) a good use of your money.

Find a 3-4 year old vehicle and go with that if you want newer. Thatís typically when they take the biggest amount of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-11-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Mike D
Anybody near Cypress have an 80% AR-15 jig?

PM Sent.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,337
Posted By Mike D
Workplace pressure and problems!

Man I feel for you teachers and to some extent administrators. The end goal is to perform well on standardized tests and pass as many students as possible no matter what it takes.

We have fought...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-11-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By Mike D
In my experience I personally shoot more accurate...

In my experience I personally shoot more accurate without using one of those sleds, vices whatever you want to call them. They just arenít stable enough in my experience. When working up a load I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 825
Posted By Mike D
Twisted X square toe. Sent from my...

Twisted X square toe.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,787
Posted By Mike D
Higher viscosity doesnít always mean better....

Higher viscosity doesnít always mean better. Higher viscosity can lead to higher oil pressure and then bearing wash and premature bearing failure.

Iím sure itís nothing to worry about though....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,787
Posted By Mike D
Really you are overthinking it. There are...

Really you are overthinking it. There are millions of vehicles running 5-20 oil. It is recommended in most engines now.



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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By Mike D
I would agree with this. You would think prone...

I would agree with this. You would think prone would be more stable but you put less influence into the gun shooting from a seated position at the bench.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By Mike D
We are putting the Elite 44 from then in our...

We are putting the Elite 44 from then in our upcoming build.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,787
Posted By Mike D
Screwed up an oil change

No way I would dump a fresh change of oil just because it was 5-20 instead of 5-30.

Your engine never would
have known the difference. You may would have had to change it a little sooner but...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-10-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,369
Posted By Mike D
Wow! Thatís cheap from what Iím seeing. Iím...

Wow! Thatís cheap from what Iím seeing. Iím getting quotes close to $40k for a 30x50x16 with a 16x50 lean to. 2 sectional doors, 1 man door, reinforced vinyl insulation and gutters/downspouts plus...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Mike D
What brass is available for 6mm Remington? ...

What brass is available for 6mm Remington?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By Mike D
If you are a Dave Ramsey follower, he typically...

If you are a Dave Ramsey follower, he typically recommends a payment of no more than 25% of your take home pay on a 15 year loan and a minimum 20% downpayment.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 994
Posted By Mike D
Powerstroke intercooler pipe

I donít have any advice for you Brent but Iím wondering why someone would replace an OEM part that is known to fail with another OEM part that is known to fail.

You might send the guys with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Mike D
PMs returned. Sent from my iPhone using...

PMs returned.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Mike D
I know a guy.......[emoji6] Sent from my...

I know a guy.......[emoji6]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Mike D
New house build, looking for trades bids

Iím finally at the stage of gathering bids for my upcoming house build out in Parker county west of Weatherford. Iíd like to take care of some TBHíers if I can.

If you are interested in providing...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-09-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,546
Posted By Mike D
Yep. That is WAY outside the scope of Muellerís...

Yep. That is WAY outside the scope of Muellerís authority, especially the part about Stormy Daniels.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Mike D
Needing guidance on a truck

The modern emissions diesels are not recommended to idle for long periods.

No doubt once you hook a load behind a diesel, there is no comparison when talking power and fuel mileage. Every day...
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