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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 309
Posted By Gummi Bear
Double Bull They're not cheap, but they are...

Double Bull

They're not cheap, but they are the best one made so far.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-12-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,118
Posted By Gummi Bear
How about a 338 Win Mag? Itís weird, and...

How about a 338 Win Mag?

Itís weird, and will make the 400 yard shot with plenty of energy to spare.



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,940
Posted By Gummi Bear
Never had to. The rule in my house has...

Never had to.

The rule in my house has always been ďdonít knock it till you tried itĒ

My wife accepts it. My daughter has never known any different. She loves to hunt, and eat what she kills....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,079
Posted By Gummi Bear
I drink mine bulletproof style For the...

I drink mine bulletproof style


For the last several years, Iíve insisted on Dunkin Donuts coffee. Itís good stuff. A few weeks ago, I grabbed some Sumatran coffee on a whim. I like it even...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Gummi Bear
Do a mountain bike tour of Red Rock canyon (at...

Do a mountain bike tour of Red Rock canyon (at dawn for extra bonus points. It's amazing)

Smoke a few cigars at Casa Fuente.

Take in a couple of shows in old Vegas.

Do some looking, surely...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-09-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Gummi Bear
6.5-06 ...

6.5-06

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6.5-06_A-Square

Kind of like a supercharged Creedmoor.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-09-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Gummi Bear
That bullet has a solid base. I doubt it's...

That bullet has a solid base.

I doubt it's opening up much at all, especially at the velocity of a 22-250. You're simply poking a .22" hole in a critter. Of course it's going to run.

Look at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By Gummi Bear
Flood lights in camp are obnoxious. Don't waste...

Flood lights in camp are obnoxious. Don't waste your money.

Lighted cleaning area

Festoon (heavy duty Christmas lights) for around camp, and common walkways

Power for camper

Convenience...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,872
Posted By Gummi Bear
Learn something new every day. Thanks,...

Learn something new every day.

Thanks, Blake



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,378
Posted By Gummi Bear
This happens a lot. Itís horrifying to think...

This happens a lot. Itís horrifying to think about what their ďexpertsĒ dispense on a daily basis.




Unfortunately no. They define an appliance as something that is fixed in place (think...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,872
Posted By Gummi Bear
Not a good day for Savage Arms

The article is about muzzle loaders. And mention at least 3 different cases.

The rifle shown, does not appear to be a muzzle loader (the bolt is throwing me off there).

Savage claims that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By Gummi Bear
The Wilks brothers had a successful masonry...

The Wilks brothers had a successful masonry business for years. They also sold some oilfield equipment and other stuff along the way. Years back they invested heavily in a little company called...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,734
Posted By Gummi Bear
I have a Swedish Mauser. 1908 date stamp, I...

I have a Swedish Mauser. 1908 date stamp, I really enjoy shooting it.

My most unusual, is really just a cartridge that never became popular, so you have to look for them : 35 Remington

Kepe...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-04-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 292
Posted By Gummi Bear
Hornady cam lock puller It works really well...

Hornady cam lock puller

It works really well on rifle.


Round nose pistol bullets are easier in an inertia puller



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,029
Posted By Gummi Bear
Best Skinning Knife w/ Guthook

Iíve not been fortunate enough to own a KOA knife. Got a couple on the wish list tho.

I do have a Benchmade Steep Country (it is available with a gut hook)

I like my Buck knife as well (103...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Gummi Bear
Thereís lots of controls companies out there. He...

Thereís lots of controls companies out there. He should be able to join up with a company soon.

I donít know many companies down in that part of the state tho.



I went to the woods...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7,975
Views: 474,074
Posted By Gummi Bear
My trusty Xikar cutter, the beautiful rosewood...

My trusty Xikar cutter, the beautiful rosewood scales on it kept falling off, so I called them up, and they traded me out.
...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-04-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Gummi Bear
Looking forward to the build. Sounds like a nice...

Looking forward to the build. Sounds like a nice place.

I helped my folks build a similar structure back in 97. 40x60 building, 20x40 as a living space, and a 40x40 shop. I still try to get out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By Gummi Bear
High end golf balls are always a win in an...

High end golf balls are always a win in an office.

Pocket knife

Flashlight

Packable hammock (people will likely scramble for this).
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,827
Posted By Gummi Bear
My season has been a letdown as well. I...

My season has been a letdown as well.

I still havenít gotten to make a trip to the lease.



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,431
Posted By Gummi Bear
Tools, holster, kitchen knives, magazine...

Tools, holster, kitchen knives, magazine extensions, stuff like that



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,584
Posted By Gummi Bear
We have Henckel knives. We bought them one...

We have Henckel knives.

We bought them one at a time, over a couple years.

There is a big difference in the ones made in China versus the ones made in Germany.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,088
Posted By Gummi Bear
I worked a couple of summers at Boy Scout summer...

I worked a couple of summers at Boy Scout summer camps. We sang every day.

John Jacob Jingleheimerschmidt

Hello, My name is Joe

Over There

Scoutmaster lost his hat
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 491
Posted By Gummi Bear
Spot Hogg is the best Iíve ever owned. I...

Spot Hogg is the best Iíve ever owned.

I love hunting pigs at night.



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Gummi Bear
Very true Windshield only, will vacuum...

Very true


Windshield only, will vacuum dust in, with the negative pressure created by the windshield as you move quickly.

A rear glass will offset a bunch of that pressure, you will still...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 840
Posted By Gummi Bear
JRE Jocko Hardcore History ...

JRE

Jocko

Hardcore History

History on Fire

Ted Talks (very selective)
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By Gummi Bear
Sighting in Rifle

.1 mil (commonly, one click) = 1 centimeter at 100 meters.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milliradian

100 meters is 109.36 yards

It is quite simple
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By Gummi Bear
Plastic gutter clips will do what you're wanting...

Plastic gutter clips will do what you're wanting to do. They're cheap too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,654
Posted By Gummi Bear
I always field dress and quarter my animal. It...

I always field dress and quarter my animal. It goes in the cooler ASAP.

I also keep the heart and liver.



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 659
Posted By Gummi Bear
The Red Ryder is a time tested classic. ...

The Red Ryder is a time tested classic.

Everyone in the family has learned to shoot the same one. Dad's uncle got it in the late 30's, every kid since has learned to shoot with it. We still pull...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,184
Posted By Gummi Bear
The simple explanation: People do not pay...

The simple explanation:

People do not pay attention in school


On a separate but similar topic -

Iím still trying to figure out how ďwashĒ bacame ďwarshĒ.

Been figuring over that for...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-15-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,183
Posted By Gummi Bear
Itís not just Moore, Now theyíre going after...

Itís not just Moore, Now theyíre going after George HW Bush too


https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2017/11/13/politics/george-hw-bush-groping-allegation/index.html

Itís a big smear...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,085
Posted By Gummi Bear
Buy a cheap winch, Mount it to the frame, and set...

Buy a cheap winch, Mount it to the frame, and set a pulley to the B pillar spreader bar, tilt bed and winch away.



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-15-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By Gummi Bear
A bad word and then a bad word about the other bad word

Itís a misdemeanor

I do think the article was a bit over the too though.


I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 827
Posted By Gummi Bear
I have, and like both. I love being up in a...

I have, and like both. I love being up in a tree, but it doesn't give me much of an advantage where I hunt. The cover is so heavy, you still can't see anything moving. You pretty much have to just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Gummi Bear
I am interested in this feedback as well. ...

I am interested in this feedback as well.

As effective as muffs are, I cannot get a good cheek weld on my rifle or shotgun when wearing them.



I went to the woods because I wished to live...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,208
Posted By Gummi Bear
CBD has some tremendous benefits. Iíve done a...

CBD has some tremendous benefits. Iíve done a little looking into it, it really is pretty fascinating.

Aside from curbing things like seizures, it is also an effective anti-inflammatory (pain...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,505
Posted By Gummi Bear
If you're wanting a sexy electric car: Tesla...

If you're wanting a sexy electric car:

Tesla and now Karma are the way to go

Karma was built from the ashes of Fisker that floundered a while back. The cars are gorgeous ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By Gummi Bear
I'm with ya there. I love big tires. I ran 38"...

I'm with ya there. I love big tires. I ran 38" TSL's for a long time, still have a set of 36" Irok tires on my Bronco.

I am at a point in my life though, where I will not put them on my daily...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By Gummi Bear
Accelerated wear on front end components ...

Accelerated wear on front end components

Loss of fuel economy

"looks cool" <-- top reason to do it. Some people outgrow this, others do not.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By Gummi Bear
Iíve never used one, but have finished out a...

Iíve never used one, but have finished out a couple

Seems most of the folks Iíve seen there are 20 somethingís



If you have an allowance, maybe rent a small shop, and have hobby space too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,465
Posted By Gummi Bear
One thing I learned early on: Never trust a...

One thing I learned early on:

Never trust a yankee behind a barbecue grill.

"Brown, it's cooking. Black, it's done"

Worst **** BBQ I've ever had in my life. They do the same thing to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 4,115
Posted By Gummi Bear
100 gn Thunderhead - on my first deer in 1988,...

100 gn Thunderhead - on my first deer in 1988, first pig in 1995
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,190
Posted By Gummi Bear
That popped up in my YouTube suggestion feed...

That popped up in my YouTube suggestion feed yesterday

I laughed hysterically at your summary

Been following your channel for a few years.



I went to the woods because I wished to live...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Gummi Bear
Here is the video that piqued my interest ...

Here is the video that piqued my interest

https://youtu.be/6HxQa6E7tm8




I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry David Thoreau
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Gummi Bear
I think they could work pretty well ...

I think they could work pretty well

According to Federal ammunition, the 90gn is still supersonic at 1,300 yards.

Iíll post the video, and you can make a decision.



I went to the woods...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Gummi Bear
Rainier is making a barrel $499 tho, that...

Rainier is making a barrel

$499 tho, that seems high. Looks like 1:7 is the twist to stabilize 90-100 gn projectiles



I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...

Henry...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Gummi Bear
224 Valkyrie

Looks interesting

6.8 case, necked down to .224

Anyone had a chance to shoot one yet? They just hit the market in the last few weeks. Looks like Federal and Hornady both make ammunition for...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Gummi Bear
I replaced with stock weight spring, stainless...

I replaced with stock weight spring, stainless rod.

My factory rod was broken, but not yet come apart.

Several thousand rounds with no issues. Factory rod lasted nearly 10,000 rounds



I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,159
Posted By Gummi Bear
Pop has one. It's been good for years. It's a...

Pop has one. It's been good for years. It's a 48, I think.
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