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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By Mike D
And where do the majority of those occur? ...

And where do the majority of those occur?

In Gun free zones. Unarmed peasants are easy targets.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Mike D
Ram 2500 differences 2013 to 2017

2013 was kind of an odd duck. First year using DEF, 3.42 gears and still had leaf spring rear suspension.

Seems Iíve read on the Cummins forum of the frame being weaker than the 2014 and up...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,007
Posted By Mike D
Hmmmm, I must have missed it in the news where...

Hmmmm, I must have missed it in the news where Cartels were having shootouts with police and military in the US.

Could you point me to that?


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,974
Posted By Mike D
Yep way better flavor and crunch. I like CFA...

Yep way better flavor and crunch. I like CFA spicy chicken but the Popeyes sandwich is much better.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 12:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,281
Posted By Mike D
And a freaking location! That part at a minimum...

And a freaking location! That part at a minimum should be mandatory. Thereís a couple of forums I visit that if you donít put the location in your title, they will remove it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By Mike D
Anyone not using Tapatalk

Tapatalk is THE WAY to go on a phone. If you can text you can use Tapatalk. And it is so much easier to read on a phone screen.

I canít even remember the last time I logged in on a web browser. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,812
Posted By Mike D
My Pitts & Spitts will. It will get a little over...

My Pitts & Spitts will. It will get a little over 600į air temp in the chamber, obviously hotter directly over the pellet pot. Thatís about the highest Iíve seen for a pellet and one of the reasons I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By Mike D
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If you canít tell my experience with them hasnít been so great. [emoji16]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,812
Posted By Mike D
Not yet. I just remove the deflector plate and...

Not yet. I just remove the deflector plate and place it right over or beside the flame.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,812
Posted By Mike D
Iíll carry that burden. Seems to do just as...

Iíll carry that burden.

Seems to do just as well as my stick burners of the past.

Iím at the age Iíll take convenience over macho. [emoji12]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,635
Posted By Mike D
Midway USA now charges sales tax. A box of...

Midway USA now charges sales tax.

A box of bullets (not Ammo) that was $54 would have been $70 after shipping and tax.

Nope, didnít need them that bad.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 802
Posted By Mike D
I was told 6 months to get a Telluride when...

I was told 6 months to get a Telluride when ordering. We have been trying to find an SX with prestige and the towing package. Weíve looked in 5 states and have found 7 equipped that way. On dealer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,812
Posted By Mike D
School me on pellet grills/smokers

My Pitts & Spits 1250 has been awesome. Smoke everything from fish to bacon and the usual stuff like brisket, ribs, pork butts, etc.

Crank up the temp to 600 and reverse sear steaks.

I cook...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mike D
Only if there are huge rebates. Japanese...

Only if there are huge rebates.

Japanese cars are only 6-8% between invoice and MSRP.

American vehicles are 9-11%.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mike D
Never, ever tell a car salesman what you want...

Never, ever tell a car salesman what you want your payment to be.

Buy on drive out price.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By Mike D
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By Mike D
Cabelas here locally in DFW sells 6.5-284 Ammo. ...

Cabelas here locally in DFW sells 6.5-284 Ammo.

You arenít going to find it at Walmart, Academy, etc....

Best bet is to buy online.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,018
Posted By Mike D
Not sure what you are getting at but what that is...

Not sure what you are getting at but what that is showing you is where the sweet spot is to buy used.

As I said across the board, in the first year all 3/4 ton trucks lose approximately 23-26% of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,018
Posted By Mike D
I donít make the charts. I just provided info I...

I donít make the charts. I just provided info I was able to find. Just because dealers ASK near new prices doesnít mean you have to be dumb and PAY them.

When I bought my truck the numbers there...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By Mike D
iSnipe has been my go to for a long time but it...

iSnipe has been my go to for a long time but it hasnít been updated in a long time.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,079
Posted By Mike D
They make non sissy coffee presses. ...

They make non sissy coffee presses.


https://www.stanley-pmi.com/shop/classic-travel-mug-french-press-16-oz


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,018
Posted By Mike D
This website disagrees with you at least on 3/4...

This website disagrees with you at least on 3/4 ton trucks. They all take a 23-26% hit in the first year with Chevy leading the pack.

http://usedfirst.com



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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,018
Posted By Mike D
I see vehicles as tools, especially trucks. Iíll...

I see vehicles as tools, especially trucks. Iíll pay what I need to for the right tool. That said I donít buy new trucks. They depreciate too fast, especially for the miles I put on them.

Good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike D
My 2012 doesnít have the same emissions equipment...

My 2012 doesnít have the same emissions equipment on it as a 13 but I had no issues with them. Thereís plenty of trucks on the road with no emissions issues, across all brands. That wouldnít scare me...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-14-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,273
Posted By Mike D
For me itís about building exactly what I want;...

For me itís about building exactly what I want; barrel contour, twist rate, fluting & style of it, stock, finish, trigger system, caliber, etc....

I tend to like non mainstream calibers and twist...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike D
Think I found my truck finally !!!!

I would use Edmunds or Truecar over KBB.

They will show you what similar vehicles have sold for in the area. I would drop 10-12% off those estimates as a starting point for offers.

For...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-13-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Mike D
I have some of their small primer 260 Remington...

I have some of their small primer 260 Remington brass that I need to load up. Iíve heard good stuff. I would pass up Lapua but itís another good choice from what I understand.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Mike D
6 mil seems awful thin for a tank liner. The ones...

6 mil seems awful thin for a tank liner. The ones I have been looking at are anywhere from 20 Mil to 60 mil depending on the use.

As to drilling mud, there is no guarantee it will work so that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Mike D
My 2012 Ram 2500 Laramie will heat or cool the...

My 2012 Ram 2500 Laramie will heat or cool the driver seat and steering wheel depending on temperature. Itís in the settings.


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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-13-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Mike D
Tagged to read later. Sent from my...

Tagged to read later.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,079
Posted By Mike D
Community or Cafe du Mondť coffee & chicory with...

Community or Cafe du Mondť coffee & chicory with teaspoon of honey and splash of cream.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,143
Posted By Mike D
Yep thereís some giants in Louisiana, just hard...

Yep thereís some giants in Louisiana, just hard as heck to kill.

Was the deer in the OP killed in Tensas Parish?

Lol at the Oklahoma comments [emoji57].


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,007
Posted By Mike D
Defi Italy donít like the looks of the 2020...

Defi Italy donít like the looks of the 2020 models and the interiors arenít nearly as nice as the Ram and Ford but the Duramax is a solid engine. Not sure about the new 10 speed ďAllisonĒ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mike D
Very nice. Congrats to yíall. Sent from...

Very nice. Congrats to yíall.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-10-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,252
Posted By Mike D
I may have to consider that motor upgrade. My...

I may have to consider that motor upgrade. My cart has plenty of torque with a 10hp motor and 700 amp controller but 15mph tops on a good day.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-10-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Mike D
Two great bucks with a handgun. And in a great...

Two great bucks with a handgun. And in a great caliber to boot.

Congrats.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mike D
Dang Brandon was this in downtown Ft Worth? ...

Dang Brandon was this in downtown Ft Worth?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 974
Posted By Mike D
I just replaced a set of BFG AT2 KO that I got...

I just replaced a set of BFG AT2 KO that I got 68,000 miles out of.

I really canít remember any tire that Iíve gotten less than 50k out of.

Iím running a set of Toyo AT2 right now and donít...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-08-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By Mike D
Of all the issues this country has, THIS was a...

Of all the issues this country has, THIS was a priority?

People have lost their minds.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,331
Posted By Mike D
Sorry to hear Mike. Sheís in a much better place....

Sorry to hear Mike. Sheís in a much better place.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Mike D
Thermador is good as well. We ended up...

Thermador is good as well.

We ended up going with a combination of Monogram and Kitchen Aid.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Mike D
Yes they do. You just have to get the Platinum or...

Yes they do. You just have to get the Platinum or ST model.

Platinum is 365hp and the ST is 400hp.

We are actually considering the ST.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-08-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,252
Posted By Mike D
Following for ideas. Sent from my iPhone...

Following for ideas.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Mike D
According to fuel economy.gov it uses regular...

According to fuel economy.gov it uses regular gasoline.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Mike D
Quality kitchen appliances

Ron when I was shopping I was told by multiple appliance places to avoid Viking (and most of them were Viking dealers)

If you are willing to drop that much $$ get Wolf/Subzero appliances.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mike D
There is several ways to give notice. A...

There is several ways to give notice.

A fence is a pretty good indicator if there is one present.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By Mike D
I agree with the low power variable scope. The...

I agree with the low power variable scope. The Grendel likes to stretch its legs and youíll severely hampering it by using a red dot type optic.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 14,437
Posted By Mike D
Of the forums I do visit I think we police...

Of the forums I do visit I think we police ourselves pretty well.

As the site has grown, thereís a lot more folks around here with thin skin though.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,157
Posted By Mike D
Pass. Never had one and never had the flu...

Pass.

Never had one and never had the flu (at least not that I can remember).


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By Mike D
No doubt. If places like PSA, runner runner...

No doubt. If places like PSA, runner runner guns, radical firearms and other budget places can throw together a rifle and it not blow your face off, you will be fine.


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