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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-12-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,823
Posted By kmon
Marlin 1894 LTDSS 357 Mag one of 250 ...

Marlin 1894 LTDSS 357 Mag one of 250


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By kmon
Try your H4831 with the 120s, generally speaking...

Try your H4831 with the 120s, generally speaking better results are with slower burn rate powders as bullet weight increases.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By kmon
That is the down side and why I have only seen it...

That is the down side and why I have only seen it used by turkey hunters that roll their own until now. You just do not shoot that many shells turkey hunting. Limit of 4 in Texas in a lot of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By kmon
You can get the shot and roll your own, Federal...

You can get the shot and roll your own, Federal may be the only manufacture that has entered the mix with it but I doubt they will be the last
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By kmon
It is a game changer for sure on turkey. #9 shot...

It is a game changer for sure on turkey. #9 shot carries enough energy in a single piece of shot to break a turkey neck at 80 yards . I know one man that has been loading it for several years and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-31-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By kmon
I had one fluted for balance reasons on a little...

I had one fluted for balance reasons on a little CS 527 Grendel before they were chambering the rifle in that caliber. Like the results and an Obermeyer barrel showed no negative effects from the...
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,039
Posted By kmon
That sounds very familiar, Same setup for my 45...

That sounds very familiar, Same setup for my 45 drawing 29 inches
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By kmon
The couple I have gotten with thebrecurve I...

The couple I have gotten with thebrecurve I consider consistent misses
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-26-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By kmon
110 gr accubonds with H1000 has worked well for...

110 gr accubonds with H1000 has worked well for me in a Weatherby. Next powder I am going to try is RL 26
Forum: Traditional 09-28-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By kmon
Congrats, I remember the ones I have shot but...

Congrats, I remember the ones I have shot but like the others said after the first it is costing $ unless you RH a friends arrow.

My RH with traditional bows are more of consistent misses since...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-27-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By kmon
Have not run that one in a 22 Creed but run 75gr...

Have not run that one in a 22 Creed but run 75gr A-Max in 22-243 so not much difference. At 3300+ fps they would not be my choice for deer but like above stated just through the ribs into the vitals...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-10-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By kmon
I have setup and sold a lot of those diamonds, a...

I have setup and sold a lot of those diamonds, a Teflon slide is good but I think the PSE roller is every bit as good or in some cases better.

The Diamond deploy is basically a Bowtech Carbon...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-10-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By kmon
Most likerly the culprit has been posted already,...

Most likerly the culprit has been posted already, either something loose or string/cable stretch. Have seen both cause the observed issue. Also some package scopes really are poor quality and it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-08-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By kmon
i have a Cooper M52 that I really like but it is...

i have a Cooper M52 that I really like but it is not quite the accuracy of the CZ Scott Weichel at Live Oak Accuracy in Wylie built for me. Both wer under 2K at the time
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-07-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By kmon
TXDucks, nice rig and good shooting

TXDucks, nice rig and good shooting
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-07-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By kmon
The rifle in my sig pic is a CZ 527 that started...

The rifle in my sig pic is a CZ 527 that started life as a 7.62X39 carbine and now has a 22 inch Obermeyer Stainless barrel 1:8.4 twist glass and pillar bedded to factory stock which has been...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-06-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,378
Posted By kmon
Good choice on the Browning. There are a...

Good choice on the Browning.

There are a lot of good rifles named in this thread, I would throw in Montana rifles as well for anyone looking and reading this thread.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-06-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By kmon
Why limit yourself in a boltaction with little...

Why limit yourself in a boltaction with little rounds like a 6.5 Creedmoor, 260, 6.5X47 or their ballistic equal from 1892 the 6.5X55 when in a bolt action? there are the 6.5X284, 6.5-06, 264 Win...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-16-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By kmon
Have several 2X7 scopes. Most of the time they...

Have several 2X7 scopes. Most of the time they get used inside 300 yards but have stretched to 400 with them. The 7mm-08 Remington 788 has worn 2 different scopes since 1982 and those are 2X7s.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By kmon
Also don't count out the Ruger American 22 rifle.

Also don't count out the Ruger American 22 rifle.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By kmon
only have one AR 15 and it is in 6.5 Grendel. ...

only have one AR 15 and it is in 6.5 Grendel. 500+ yards is much easier with it than the other common AR15 rifles chamberings. I know you can get there with heavy bullets in the 223 but the splash...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-11-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 821
Posted By kmon
Agree with that, I have a SBE and a 20ga...

Agree with that, I have a SBE and a 20ga Montefeltro. The Montefeltro gets a lot of work for dove and quail and even gets the nod for turkey but recoil from the 20ga Montefeltro is noticeably more...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-02-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By kmon
I did when competing but that allowed for like...

I did when competing but that allowed for like said above somewhere AA quality loads at field load prices. Guns sure patterned better with the reloads than the cheap factory fodder.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-01-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By kmon
Dakota makes some great rifles but no way I would...

Dakota makes some great rifles but no way I would pay that for one
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By kmon
Swift is a good company, I have spoke with them...

Swift is a good company, I have spoke with them several times. Really like the 75gr Sirocco bullets running 3500 FPS from the 22-243. They do a number on deer and hogs, so far from 10 yards to 340...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By kmon
I will stick with Obermeyer barrels as long as I...

I will stick with Obermeyer barrels as long as I can. Boots is who some of the ones listed learned barrel making from. Also he was the first to do the 5R rifling.

In reality though the barrel...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-26-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,097
Posted By kmon
Yes it is a hot round, barrel burner or what ever...

Yes it is a hot round, barrel burner or what ever you want to call it but sometimes you want the speed. Glad they do not skimp on fast fighters for our military, fast and hot ain't cheap.

Like...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-26-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By kmon
51.5gr H4831SC Berger 140gr VLD hunting Lapua...

51.5gr H4831SC
Berger 140gr VLD hunting
Lapua brass
CCI 200 primers
1/2 inch groups or better .
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-22-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,071
Posted By kmon
Bob, there are other manufactures that chamber...

Bob, there are other manufactures that chamber Weatherby cartridges. I have had Remington factory rifle in 300 Weatherby and a Howa in 257 Weatherby. There are other manufactures that chamber for...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-21-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,216
Posted By kmon
Know where a Tikka T3 Hunter is in 270WSM with...

Know where a Tikka T3 Hunter is in 270WSM with less than 200 rounds through it. Easily meets their one MOA guarantee
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-21-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,071
Posted By kmon
I like my #1 International in 275 Rigby. I have...

I like my #1 International in 275 Rigby. I have had others but prefer this one. No question when in a #1 id a short action or long action is better for the 275 Rigby.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-20-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,790
Posted By kmon
All those will work for elk, just use a good...

All those will work for elk, just use a good bullet and put it in the boiler room then get ready for the work cause it starts when the elk is down. Elk are not bullet proof, put a good bullet where...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-14-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By kmon
Like said above 1:9 twist will be good for you...

Like said above 1:9 twist will be good for you with the 7mm-08 AI. Know someone that took a factory Tikka in 7mm-08 and did a semi custom with the factory 1:9 barrel cut to 17 inches chambered to the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-14-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By kmon
1:9 you will be fine with

1:9 you will be fine with
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-14-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By kmon
Have a couple Limbsavers, have a couple but...

Have a couple Limbsavers, have a couple but prefer Pachmayr decelerator or Kick-eez over the limbsaver recoil pads.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-13-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,073
Posted By kmon
Good looking setup for your son. Let us know how...

Good looking setup for your son. Let us know how he likes it and post some range pics
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-12-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By kmon
I have had a 18.5 inch barreled 7mm-08 since...

I have had a 18.5 inch barreled 7mm-08 since 1982, it with the factory 9 1/4 twist barrel still shoots very well. I have owned others and if building one for my hunting would go with 20 or 21 inches...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-08-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,575
Posted By kmon
I like the Nosler ABLR but have only loaded it...

I like the Nosler ABLR but have only loaded it for the 6.5 Grendel where accuracy and trajectory very closely matches the 130gr Berger Hybrid. The Nosler 6.5 ABLR bullets stated BC are closer to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-01-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,907
Posted By kmon
Little short barrel 6.5 Grendel test done by a...

Little short barrel 6.5 Grendel test done by a Firearms and Ammo Manufacture and posted on another site

7.5 Bartlien at 100 Yards. Groups averaged 1.5 Inches 2000 FPS 123 Match King
8.5 Bartlien...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,907
Posted By kmon
In barrels of 12.5 inches and longer inside 200...

In barrels of 12.5 inches and longer inside 200 yards there is not enough difference to be noticeable to game suited to the calibers of Grendel or 6.8. For SBR in the Grendel I would for sure be...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-22-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,523
Posted By kmon
Not reloading is the issue, but there are custom...

Not reloading is the issue, but there are custom ammo manufactures that will take care of that for you. Screw a 1:7 twist barrel on the action and chamber it in 22-250, 22 Creedmoor, 22-243, 22-250...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-22-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By kmon
Yup, those JM stamped Marlins just keep going up,...

Yup, those JM stamped Marlins just keep going up, especially in great condition
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By kmon
Have the Winchester 94 Trapper in 44 Mag and a...

Have the Winchester 94 Trapper in 44 Mag and a Marlin 1894 in 357 Mag trapper as well. The 357 sees lots ore action these days but both work well on hogs and deer.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By kmon
I have each press mounted on a 12"X12" piece of...

I have each press mounted on a 12"X12" piece of 3/4 plywood with holes to mount it to the bench. Matching captive nuts in the bench. Solid enough to reload 50BMG so pretty solid. 4 bolts hold it in...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By kmon
Last good "cheap" Remington rifle the 788. Bring...

Last good "cheap" Remington rifle the 788. Bring that one back
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-06-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,156
Posted By kmon
Lots of powders work for the Grendel that work...

Lots of powders work for the Grendel that work well for the 223 and 308. I use more CFE223 than any other but there are those that use all the powders listed above. Hodgdon has said CFE223 is too...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-04-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,803
Posted By kmon
I have owned several and still have one of the...

I have owned several and still have one of the older ones. Have relatives that own several more and have never seen a cracked receiver or trigger guard but mostly stay away from +P ammo and most of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-02-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,557
Posted By kmon
Shorts were not on the shelves until the last few...

Shorts were not on the shelves until the last few months and were mostly absent except for the CCI CBs for about 4 years following Sandy Hook

The STW is hit or miss for ammo and brass as it is a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-02-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,557
Posted By kmon
22 Short * 22 Long * 22 WRF * 22 Auto * ...

22 Short *
22 Long *
22 WRF *
22 Auto *
5mm Remington Mag *
17 Mach II *
22 Hornet *
218 Bee *
219 Zipper
several 22 cals already mentioned
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-23-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By kmon
The 65Grendelforum has some sticky threads with...

The 65Grendelforum has some sticky threads with more type 1/type II information than most will want to know Some have hit close above. Back in the early days of the Grendel bolts for the then...
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