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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 410
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Posted By mrc
The way to get the rebates is to tell them to...

The way to get the rebates is to tell them to cancel your service and be prepared to have it cancelled. I got $60 a month off for 12 months instantly, I told them it was still too high and I had $40...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-13-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By mrc
On a model 12 you have to bump it forward a bit...

On a model 12 you have to bump it forward a bit to get it to cycle, just the way it was made. If I am correct that is part of the disconnect, you can hold the trigger down and slam fire it like a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-12-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By mrc
There are a few gunsmiths who can rebarrel a NEF...

There are a few gunsmiths who can rebarrel a NEF by stubbing it. I have never seen one done only read about them. They do appear to be accurate and you can have any caliber you want, well maybe not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,369
Posted By mrc
Myself If I didn't live close to the property I...

Myself If I didn't live close to the property I would find a local maybe retired guy I could trust. I would tell him to take care of the place for me, put some corn in the feeders and kill a few...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-12-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By mrc
No can do you have to set the barrel back to...

No can do you have to set the barrel back to clean up the chamber. But you can ream in to 225 Winchester and use a 30-30 ejector.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-12-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,241
Posted By mrc
Another option is to shoot a 125 grain jhp in the...

Another option is to shoot a 125 grain jhp in the 300, it would equal a 357 magnum with the same weight of bullet. You could run it in a rifle at about 1500fps, it wont work in an ar platform or at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By mrc
They make a 12 volt timer, you used to see them...

They make a 12 volt timer, you used to see them in the oilfield all of the time. A quick google search showed they make a programmable one for chicken coops.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 21,784
Posted By mrc
I just called and told them I was going to Direct...

I just called and told them I was going to Direct TV now, it is $40/ month and no contract. He beat that deal and gave me more channels with no contract and no rental fees on the equipment. December...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By mrc
It will need a setback and rechamber, depending...

It will need a setback and rechamber, depending on the Smith $250 and up.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-10-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,241
Posted By mrc
This is like shooting cast bullets and I have...

This is like shooting cast bullets and I have killed quite a few animals with a cast bullet. You are not going to get much expansion if any at all, you need to break the animal down put it in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,241
Posted By mrc
Tough one to pass but I would pour the feed to...

Tough one to pass but I would pour the feed to him to keep him there until next year. He will be a stud in a year or two.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,387
Posted By mrc
Pig skulls need to be boiled with Borax and then...

Pig skulls need to be boiled with Borax and then soaked in a degreaser or the grease will come out eventually. Then coat in the 40 volume and put in the sun. Also dill a few small holes in the bottom...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,753
Posted By mrc
I had one the other day that was mainated in...

I had one the other day that was mainated in Italian dressing and spicy worchestichire for 24 hours, and cooked medium over hot mesquite coals. It was amazing and had a bit of a glaze on it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-29-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,669
Posted By mrc
It looks like the bolt was closed and locked down...

It looks like the bolt was closed and locked down when it happened. Looks to be a freak accident and a shell went off in the magazine, maybe a piece of dirt or something happened to be on the primer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,222
Posted By mrc
I would go talk to him and see what his...

I would go talk to him and see what his intentions are, if he is only trophy hunting then he might kill one deer a year. If he is meat hunting then share some pictures of cull bucks you would like to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By mrc
Pump it into a large holding tank with a vented...

Pump it into a large holding tank with a vented top. In a day or two the gas will escape from the water and it will be ok.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By mrc
I can sorta understand, I never had a grandpa to...

I can sorta understand, I never had a grandpa to teach me the special things in life. I am down to my parents and 1 cousin who is like a brother to me. My other family is worthless and I do not have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 947
Posted By mrc
I have a U430 touch, it has been to multiple...

I have a U430 touch, it has been to multiple states, the tops of mountains and all over Texas. It has thousands of trail cam pics on it, left in 200 degree pickups and still works great. It is my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,753
Posted By mrc
Bringing this thread back up. I am fixing to...

Bringing this thread back up. I am fixing to leave TXU and looking for the best deal. Anyone been with Energy Ogre for multiple years, do they really negotiate out the best deal for you?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By mrc
You are not an idiot and you are not 100%...

You are not an idiot and you are not 100% incorrect. All of the lawyers out there think each change is an improvement especially when they made the triggers heavier and added the safety. Only a small...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-20-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By mrc
After S&W quit the pinned barrels and recessed...

After S&W quit the pinned barrels and recessed cylinders the dashes mean nothing. The dash means a change such as square to round but, a different front sight, using a different pin or spring or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By mrc
Lots of deer in the area, it is not really known...

Lots of deer in the area, it is not really known for big deer but there are some in the area. The pigs seem to be everywhere in those creek bottoms all of the time. There has been a poaching problem...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By mrc
It will be plenty accurate for out to 200 yards. ...

It will be plenty accurate for out to 200 yards.
I would put a 2-7 Leupold on it with a minimum of 36mm, it will help with the low light shooting.
Federal offers a 125 grain flat point that would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By mrc
River Bottom Trackers in Newcastle

River Bottom Trackers in Newcastle
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By mrc
Just fix the one that is in there, it is easy and...

Just fix the one that is in there, it is easy and I can get them to less than 2 pounds easy.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By mrc
Which direction out of Jacksboro?

Which direction out of Jacksboro?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-06-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 831
Posted By mrc
My son has been shooting the 64 grain Power point...

My son has been shooting the 64 grain Power point in his 223, he has killed 2 deer this year with it. I have recovered both bullets in the hide of both deer, both had perfect expansion and retained...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,024
Posted By mrc
Scavenger hunt, start with a rock then a stick...

Scavenger hunt, start with a rock then a stick then an acorn and feather then so on.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,037
Posted By mrc
4" model 29 with a 300 grain WFN running about...

4" model 29 with a 300 grain WFN running about 1300 fps, the reason I say this is because it is about the most recoil you can pull down out of quickly. You can shoot a lighter load for practice and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By mrc
I call them a grass snake, you find them buried...

I call them a grass snake, you find them buried up in the leaves and garden.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,018
Posted By mrc
Well Cameron did it again this weekend with his...

Well Cameron did it again this weekend with his second deer and biggest yet. This was his #1 deer on the hit list, he is short on tine length but measures 19" wide.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,562
Posted By mrc
My son will have his Ruger 223 since he is the...

My son will have his Ruger 223 since he is the shooter now, I will have the 275 Rigby in case that big boar comes in at the far feeder.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By mrc
I run an Alien Gear, very versatile and easy off...

I run an Alien Gear, very versatile and easy off and on with the paddle. It doesn't conceal real well under a shirt though. For leather I use an Old El Paso Saddelry, I believe it is the street...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-31-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By mrc
I used the 87 and 100 grain Win. Power Point in...

I used the 87 and 100 grain Win. Power Point in my 243 and was quite impressed, they can only be better driven a little faster.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-31-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By mrc
For my AR I carry 77 grain MK loaded by IMI, the...

For my AR I carry 77 grain MK loaded by IMI, the velocity is better that what I can reload. The bullet perform great on pigs and deer, I know some say don't shoot a match bullet but these work really...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-30-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 474
Posted By mrc
Did you try them again?

Did you try them again?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-30-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By mrc
I believe this is the place my wife still talks...

I believe this is the place my wife still talks about, they used to go there all of the time when she was growing up in Shiner. She talked about how good the chalupas were, she still makes the at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,018
Posted By mrc
Very awesome your young man was able to connect!...

Very awesome your young man was able to connect! I got to experience that last year and I can honestly say I was more shook up than she was! :)

I know the feeling, I was amazed by the perfect...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,018
Posted By mrc
Mexico here is a pic of the target for Cameron,...

Mexico here is a pic of the target for Cameron, we actually had a shot at this deer after Cameron killed his Saturday.You can see the white tips of the Tpost in the background that is the groundblind.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,018
Posted By mrc
Cameron got it done Saturday evening on his first...

Cameron got it done Saturday evening on his first deer. Saturday morning had us covered up in deer including a big 8 that has been a regular there but it just didn't work out on getting a shot. We...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,018
Posted By mrc
Cameron got it done this evening with a 3 point....

Cameron got it done this evening with a 3 point. The best thing is he did it all by himself, I just told him it was a legal deer . For an 8 year old he is incredible, he doesn't get excited just calm...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,018
Posted By mrc
Just went and pulled the camera 680 pics since...

Just went and pulled the camera 680 pics since Sunday on his little honey hole. The target buck has been there every morning around 8, pigs have also been there daily, the blood will spill tomorrow.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,556
Posted By mrc
Can your electrician and I&C guy cross train? If...

Can your electrician and I&C guy cross train? If so then M-F and T-TH with one off on F and the other off on M.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By mrc
Count down to youth season

How many will be out in the morning with the kiddos. Cameron is fired up and ready for his first deer. This buck is on the hit list, but there are many targets of opportunity coming thru.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,708
Posted By mrc
I vote 308 in a Ruger American or Savage Axis,...

I vote 308 in a Ruger American or Savage Axis, get some loaded with a 125 Nosler BT. The 125 noslers have little recoil and kill like lightning. I guess the 7mm-08 with 120's is about the same, but I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,836
Posted By mrc
Didn't hear any banjos did you?

Didn't hear any banjos did you?
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,577
Posted By mrc
Use the chain hoist to pull down on the rear end...

Use the chain hoist to pull down on the rear end and help you get traction. Then back up as far as you can and do it again, eventually you should work your way out.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-24-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By mrc
I bought the kids a compact in 223 it is the only...

I bought the kids a compact in 223 it is the only gun i have never had to tinker with to make it shoot good. With my handload it it a true 1/2 moa rifle. It will shoot the 77 grain Nosler CC into...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,840
Posted By mrc
Just old school and a little rough.

Just old school and a little rough.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By mrc
You are going to have to grind down the butt pad...

You are going to have to grind down the butt pad also. I would cut the butt pad off and leave about 3/8" of the stock on it, then cut down the stock an inch. I bet the butt piece will slip over the...
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