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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-14-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Cawnlu
Loose sites or barrel?

Loose sites or barrel?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Cawnlu
Yeah, competition shooting is a different animal....

Yeah, competition shooting is a different animal. I can understand tweaking a few things. It is for defense shooting that I would not recommend making changes.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 42,693
Posted By Cawnlu
I figured I "run into" someone I knew on this...

I figured I "run into" someone I knew on this thread.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Cawnlu
I would stick with stock until they have a lot of...

I would stick with stock until they have a lot of age/rounds through them. Then replace with the same Glock spring. Stock is best, especially if they are for defense. Glock has its detractors, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 42,693
Posted By Cawnlu
881798 Married above my pay grade...

881798

Married above my pay grade...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Cawnlu
Totally agree. However, if you have a lot of...

Totally agree. However, if you have a lot of rounds through an older gun, spend the $10 and order a new Glock brand recoil spring assembly. When the spring gets weak the gun will still function fine,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Cawnlu
What model do you have? How old is it? The...

What model do you have? How old is it? The composite recoil spring assembly will break eventually, but I'm not generally a fan of aftermarket Glock parts.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-08-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By Cawnlu
Thanks for the help guys. I have also been...

Thanks for the help guys. I have also been leaning toward 5.5 and maybe even older. He looks very heavy to me as well. I'd love to get a shot at him this year since he went full nocturnal last year....
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-08-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By Cawnlu
LOL.....well said.

LOL.....well said.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-06-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By Cawnlu
Age.....score

Ok all you age/score savants.....what do you think?

Not a fantastic deer, but pretty good for our area. Sorry for the quality of the photos....the trail cams are on their last legs.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,726
Posted By Cawnlu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jk9H5AB4lM ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jk9H5AB4lM

Great demo of how trailer loading makes a difference. With or without cross winds.

An improperly loaded trailer will be a disaster waiting to happen...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,726
Posted By Cawnlu
So many problems come with improperly loading the...

So many problems come with improperly loading the trailer. Load over the axles and slightly forward....no heavy equipment behind the trailer axles. It is surprising how much of a difference that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-30-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Cawnlu
Same here.......they are like turning on the sun...

Same here.......they are like turning on the sun in the middle of the night.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-29-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Cawnlu
LE Instructor.

LE Instructor.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By Cawnlu
I've been twice....both times I took a day trip...

I've been twice....both times I took a day trip from the other islands. Here's my advice:

1. Grab the first plane to Oahu (usually arrives around 7am). Do this so that you can get to the ticket...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Cawnlu
X2.....I was embarrassed at how that movie...

X2.....I was embarrassed at how that movie freaked me out!!! Have you seen the sequel? Pretty darn scary as well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,719
Posted By Cawnlu
Thought it was great! I am so thankful that...

Thought it was great! I am so thankful that George Lucas let go of the franchise. He was the genius who brought us the entire story line and world of Star Wars, but it was time for someone else to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,483
Posted By Cawnlu
Genius!!!!

Genius!!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By Cawnlu
Holy crap! Why have I never thought of that?

Holy crap! Why have I never thought of that?
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-24-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By Cawnlu
Too much area to watch?

I'm going to focus on rifle hunting for this post.

If you're like me, you love to set up your box blind so that you can see as much area as possible. I often set up my blind then decide that I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-22-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 888
Posted By Cawnlu
I have a Savage and love it. Taught my boy how to...

I have a Savage and love it. Taught my boy how to shoot a rifle with it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-22-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 627
Posted By Cawnlu
Why mess with perfection? Lol Seriously, be...

Why mess with perfection? Lol

Seriously, be very careful trying to lighten the trigger. Remember that there is no exterior safety on a Glock. Train with the stock trigger and you will be surprised...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-21-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By Cawnlu
Cool idea. It was my plan to leave my 4 wheeler...

Cool idea. It was my plan to leave my 4 wheeler at the lease for the season. Came back 2 weeks later and the mice/rats had already done a number on the seat and wiring. :(
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 12-19-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,996
Posted By Cawnlu
He might survive until a predator gets him....

He might survive until a predator gets him. There's no way he can run fast enough to avoid them for long. If he avoids the predators he may still die from a wound that bad.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-17-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,981
Posted By Cawnlu
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By Cawnlu
Yep. More than once working the streets.

Yep. More than once working the streets.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-16-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,981
Posted By Cawnlu
I used to dado/glue all of my cabinets. I still...

I used to dado/glue all of my cabinets. I still do on rare occasions. About 10 years ago I started using a Kreg jig for the carcasses, face frames, and for attaching the face frames to the boxes....
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-16-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,981
Posted By Cawnlu
I've been a woodworker (cabinets, furniture, just...

I've been a woodworker (cabinets, furniture, just about everything else) for about 15 years now. The Kreg jig is, by far, one of the most useful tools I have ever purchased. I've been through several...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Cawnlu
It's real simple. When Trump won the nomination...

It's real simple. When Trump won the nomination he should've resigned his post. If he couldn't vote for the Republican candidate he should've vacated his post so that he could be replaced.

That's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Cawnlu
This ^^^

This ^^^
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-14-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By Cawnlu
I seriously doubt they told him to shave, but I...

I seriously doubt they told him to shave, but I actually do see their point. Six Flags shouldn't allow some random guy giving out candy. He may not be "luring" kids, but being dressed in a Santa...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By Cawnlu
Lol, that's brilliant. I could've staged some...

Lol, that's brilliant. I could've staged some kind of elf illness that led to numerous sick days from "work." Then I could've had him medically retired. I should've thought of that!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By Cawnlu
I'm hoping this is our last year with that elf....

I'm hoping this is our last year with that elf. I'm about to tell my 10 year old that Santa had to call the elf back to the North Pole. He's being redeployed to another home due to manpower...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Cawnlu
The W

The W
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,093
Posted By Cawnlu
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Cawnlu
No doubt!!

No doubt!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,093
Posted By Cawnlu
Fascinating explanations, guys! Cool thread.

Fascinating explanations, guys! Cool thread.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,093
Posted By Cawnlu
Very interesting...

Very interesting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,093
Posted By Cawnlu
That's a good point. I thought this would be an...

That's a good point. I thought this would be an interesting topic because there is some dispute about what we are hearing and if it is as easy to hear the impact as we sometimes believe. Some folks...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,093
Posted By Cawnlu
I've heard that to. I guess that would mean that...

I've heard that to. I guess that would mean that the shooter was firing in your direction? The impact being closer to you than the rifle and therefore the sound reaching your ear before the actual...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,093
Posted By Cawnlu
The sound of a bullet impact

I know that sometimes, from a distance, you can hear the impact of a rifle round striking a large game animal. In other words, you may hear another hunter fire a round and then hear the recognizable...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,735
Posted By Cawnlu
This is a great idea! In fact, a thread for...

This is a great idea! In fact, a thread for selling/trading hand-me-down hunting clothes would be good. We all know how much we spend on hunting clothes for our kids, only to have them outgrown after...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,232
Posted By Cawnlu
It means so much when good people like you take a...

It means so much when good people like you take a moment to give us some kind words. We need that today more than ever, and it is much appreciated. God bless you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Cawnlu
I've lived out here for over 10 years and I work...

I've lived out here for over 10 years and I work in Plano. I like that it's close enough to the city to work there, but I have room to stretch out and have a little peace and quiet. Things are...
Forum: It's All About the Video 12-12-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,596
Posted By Cawnlu
Wow, so awesome to see how excited she was! ...

Wow, so awesome to see how excited she was!

Now can I be bitter and jealous for a second? I can only dream of seeing a buck that big and he stands there for four shots? Was he on a leash???? Lol...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Cawnlu
Yep....Copeville area.

Yep....Copeville area.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,970
Posted By Cawnlu
Ahh man. Sorry she had to go back to the...

Ahh man. Sorry she had to go back to the hospital. Hopefully the worst is behind her now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,640
Posted By Cawnlu
That's my point. I want sure if most processors...

That's my point. I want sure if most processors butcher/grind the ribs or just toss them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,803
Posted By Cawnlu
Scary deal...

Scary deal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,038
Posted By Cawnlu
He was certainly a bad a**. RIP

He was certainly a bad a**. RIP
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