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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-16-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Horitexan
I recently got a Swarovski ATX 85mm and I LOVE...

I recently got a Swarovski ATX 85mm and I LOVE it! Next thing Iím going to get is the 1.7 Extender thatíll take it all the way out to 110x if I need it. It was a ridiculous price even with a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Horitexan
I think you need to go back and watch that Hitler...

I think you need to go back and watch that Hitler video on the olí .308! Lol!

Hi Mike! [emoji14]


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Horitexan
Roflmfao!!!!! Sent from my iPhone using...

Roflmfao!!!!!


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 293
Posted By Horitexan
I use the Grip-n-Pull for everything I can. ...

I use the Grip-n-Pull for everything I can.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-04-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Horitexan
Too bad you couldnít see the nubs in that scope....

Too bad you couldnít see the nubs in that scope. Wonder what he might have been once he wasnít a fawn. Lol


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-04-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Horitexan
Iíve been playing with it on my new rifle and I...

Iíve been playing with it on my new rifle and I think I like it. Iíve been wanting to try it since they posted that video. Yes, I like the 6.5 Guys. Lol!

Iím going to try a standard OCW as well...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-03-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Horitexan
Call Winchester tomorrow and they can tell you....

Call Winchester tomorrow and they can tell you. Maybe Blake will get on here in a little while and he usually knows stuff like that.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-03-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,171
Posted By Horitexan
Iíve been shooting with the Wiebad Pump Pillow...

Iíve been shooting with the Wiebad Pump Pillow (the name makes me laugh every time! Lmao) and itís pretty awesome for all sorts of shooting positions. Weighs nothing and Iíve been using it to steady...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-29-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 690
Posted By Horitexan
Not to beat a dead horse but, to me, the ES/SD is...

Not to beat a dead horse but, to me, the ES/SD is where good brass really matters. Iíll take a 3/4MOA group with single digit ES over a 1/4moa group with an ES of 40. Quality uniform brass is what...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-29-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 690
Posted By Horitexan
How can you be ďpicky about componentsĒ and...

How can you be ďpicky about componentsĒ and think, ďbrass is brass?Ē Lol! No offense but thatís pretty contradictory, on its face. Lol!

It all comes down to the level of precision that youíre...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-28-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By Horitexan
Yeah, the LabRadar has setup issues and doesnít...

Yeah, the LabRadar has setup issues and doesnít like some scenarios. The known issues are easy to find on YouTube and Google. Thatís why I chose the MS. But, ultimately, Iíll have both.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-26-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Horitexan
Congrats! Iíve heard theyíre awesome. Iíve sure...

Congrats! Iíve heard theyíre awesome. Iíve sure thought about one but I really like my MagneetoSpeed. Maybe one of these days.

Post a review, will ya? Iíd be especially interested if you have it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-26-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Horitexan
If you ever wanted a Geissele trigger....

You bet, Jake! Let me know if you like it. I love them.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,853
Posted By Horitexan
I actually got a Ballistic Advantage barrel for...

I actually got a Ballistic Advantage barrel for my 8.5Ē 300Blk and itís pretty good. Yeah, I do tend to like some high end rifle components. lol! Iíve been wondering whether you really get what you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,021
Posted By Horitexan
Winchester SX3. I use it for killing truckloads...

Winchester SX3. I use it for killing truckloads of coyotes and other predators as well as waterfowl, quail and dove. My favorite shotgun ever besides an old model 97 that I grew up with and learned...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,778
Posted By Horitexan
I donít know if theyíre ďtrueĒ ballistic tips but...

I donít know if theyíre ďtrueĒ ballistic tips but the 140gr Nosler BTís I load for my wife in her Creedmoor have been terrific on whitetail. High shoulder, neck, behind the shoulder, frontal,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By Horitexan
100% correct! Sent from my iPhone...

100% correct!



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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
I hear ya. If I wasnít considering using it for...

I hear ya. If I wasnít considering using it for some competition shooting Iíd definitely go with the internal box. But Iím really wanting to start doing those NALRSA shoots so I might end up with the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Horitexan
If you ever wanted a Geissele trigger....

If you ever wanted a Geissele trigger, THIS weekend is the time to get one! 25% off all SSA and SSA-E triggers! Lots of other great discounts as well.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,853
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,853
Posted By Horitexan
6.5 Grendel Upper

Same question here. Can it be a good SBR or does it need 18Ē (or more) to get a full burn and really be worth doing? Iím not going to shoot at anything with it out past 250 and 95% will be quick,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,853
Posted By Horitexan
Mike- You have a recommendation on a really...

Mike-

You have a recommendation on a really good 6.5 Grendel barrel? I have a LaRue Stealth rifle that I got way back when they first came out. It never really shot as well as I liked but I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Horitexan
Happy Thanksgiving!!

Happy Thanksgiving to all my gun-loving brothers over here on the far reaches of the ranch....where bow hunters donít dare roam! Lol! J/k! Hope everyone has a blessed day full of great food, football...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
He didnít say anything bad, Matt. Just for my...

He didnít say anything bad, Matt. Just for my purposes there may not be enough advantage to justify the cost. He said that compared to the Proof, a Bartlein 3B would only be 4oz lighter and he gets...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Horitexan
Thatís because you canít use Photobucket any more...

Thatís because you canít use Photobucket any more unless you pay money! Find another place to host your images or use Tapatalk. [emoji106]


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,047
Posted By Horitexan
Roflmao! Sent from my iPhone using...

Roflmao!



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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Horitexan
Congrats and enjoy! I donít...

Congrats and enjoy!





I donít think itíll make enough difference to make it worth your while, suppression-wise. Unless youíre almost never shooting anything bigger than .264. I thought about...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,580
Posted By Horitexan
Iíd probably go with a 7mm-08 or a 300wsm. But,...

Iíd probably go with a 7mm-08 or a 300wsm. But, with Berger coming out with a 155gr that looks to be an Elite Hunter bullet, Iíd probably also look at some 6.5 rounds if youíd like a lighter...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-20-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,853
Posted By Horitexan
I really dislike ďhereís whatís ethicalĒíclaims;...

I really dislike ďhereís whatís ethicalĒíclaims; especially when theyíre as long as a dissertation and full of a mish-mash of technical data that still doesnít begin to touch the variety of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
How temp sensitive is the Reloader 26? I was...

How temp sensitive is the Reloader 26? I was planning to use H1000 since I use that, mostly, for my 300wm. But Iím tempted to develop a hunting load with the Reloader and a steel/match load with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,047
Posted By Horitexan
This one is for ragin!! Ordered me a new rifle

See? Even Dale gets it!! Maybe one day Mike and Ragin will come out of the closet. Lol! Didnít everyone see that video posted a couple days ago? Lmao!

Thatís why Iím building that 6.5SAUM - Iím...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,047
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Oh goodness, Matt! Welcome to the dark side but...

Oh goodness, Matt! Welcome to the dark side but DANG youíre going to give Ragin (and maybe MikeD) a stroke! Lol!

It may not be the magical fairy dust cartridge some make it out to be but itís sure...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
Thereís a lot of wisdom in what youíre saying but...

Thereís a lot of wisdom in what youíre saying but Iím really a fan of short action calibers and I already have a lot of reloading gear for SA calibers. There arenít many LA calibers Iím really...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,515
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Oh boy. ...

Oh boy.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Horitexan
Do a Switchlug like Iím doing and you can run...

Do a Switchlug like Iím doing and you can run multiple calibers. Depending on the caliber you want, you could have a PRS barrel and a hunting barrel. Since Iím getting ready to do a 6.5 SAUM 4s Iím...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
Iíve got 5 of them and a new one on the way. Lol!...

Iíve got 5 of them and a new one on the way. Lol! Plus I manage a bowhunting operation. So itís bow, bow, bow every day! I need my shooting and predator hunting to keep balanced and maintain some...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
Thanks Jake! I knew you are loving your SAUM, and...

Thanks Jake! I knew you are loving your SAUM, and I was looking for your input. Itís sounding like I can go magazine fed. Heck, I was mainly wanting the 155s for hunting as Iíve ďheardĒ they are...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
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Itís lighter, a bit stiffer and quicker to work....

Itís lighter, a bit stiffer and quicker to work. The real advantage of me is that most of the calibers I shoot are short action calibers and with a switchbarrel rifle on an action with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,505
Posted By Horitexan
That had me cracking up at the doctors office....

That had me cracking up at the doctors office. Doctor wanted to see and it cracked him up! Friggin hilarious!


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,413
Posted By Horitexan
All those mounts and storage trays are cool for a...

All those mounts and storage trays are cool for a cop vehicle but they are going to invite broken windows and theft attempts on a regular basis, if you take it to an urban environment. Then, there...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,026
Posted By Horitexan
You better bring that thing when you come calling...

You better bring that thing when you come calling with me this winter! Lol! Wish I could have met him. Thatís a heck of a haul - especially back when fur brought good money.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
Iíve decided to go with the short action for...

Iíve decided to go with the short action for sure. I can shoot the real heavy .30s in my 300wm and that gives me an excuse to build a dedicated hammer like a 300 Norma or a 338 Edge or Addiction. ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
Iím not sure and I may be reading it wrong but I...

Iím not sure and I may be reading it wrong but I thought my GS implied that the heavies would be too long. Now, he may have been referring to the length in terms of feeding from a magazine. Iíll...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,413
Posted By Horitexan
^^That, right there, would be a deal breaker for...

^^That, right there, would be a deal breaker for me. ^^

Why not just carry a 300Blk if you want a .30 long gun? Itís more compact, suited specifically for suppression and CQB to medium range...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By Horitexan
X2!! Couldnít agree more with Jethro. My...

X2!!

Couldnít agree more with Jethro. My wifeís Creedmoor uses 42.3gr of H4350 with Berger 140gr HVLD and 140gr Elite Hunter to produce 2825fps and 2810fps in a 24Ē tube and sub .5moa out to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By Horitexan
Dilemmas, dilemmas!

Background: Iím going to have Clayton at West Texas Ordinance build me a SwitchLug rifle on a Bighorn SR3 action with barrels in 6.5 SAUM and 300wsm, to start with. So, hereís my......

Dilemma 1:...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-16-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,129
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I own a bunch of them but donít shoot them much....

I own a bunch of them but donít shoot them much. I built a SBR for each of our kids and have a couple of my own. I guess Iím just a hoarder. Lol. Iím much more of a bolt gun guy.

I love the ďIím...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By Horitexan
Thanks so much everyone! Sure appreciate the...

Thanks so much everyone! Sure appreciate the congratulations. Colton and I have done a fair amount of hunting together but weíre going to try and do some elk and mule deer hunts next year. Totally...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-14-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By Horitexan
Lol! No but Iíve got a feeling a grandchild is...

Lol! No but Iíve got a feeling a grandchild is not too far off since my daughter decided to go off birth control. wOOt???


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 219
Posted By Horitexan
Thanks Lefty! Sent from my iPhone using...

Thanks Lefty!


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