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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By geezer56
Wolf makes a steel cased 154 grain soft point...

Wolf makes a steel cased 154 grain soft point that is a pig death ray. I shoot it in ar that I put together. Killed 2 big hogs, a coyote, and a few other varmints in the last two weeks. It expànds...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By geezer56
Think about this deal carefully. Then don't do...

Think about this deal carefully. Then don't do it. If there are 20 things that can happen and the best of the lot is that it goes just OK, I wouldn't trust the odds.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-26-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By geezer56
If you think that's bad, look at ejected rounds...

If you think that's bad, look at ejected rounds from a SKS.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By geezer56
There is a restaurant near there you need to try....

There is a restaurant near there you need to try. Café Rel. It is the diner on a Marathon gas station, but the chef is a 5 star European import. He just wanted to do it his way. Food is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 268,612
Posted By geezer56
I have used my Apex 38 on a couple of hunts now. ...

I have used my Apex 38 on a couple of hunts now. My deal is different than most of you guys, I hunt in the woods and swamps in Georgia. An X-ray wouldn't see more than 75-100 yards, so my range of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,119
Posted By geezer56
I am cheap. That said, I have money in the bank,...

I am cheap. That said, I have money in the bank, buy whatever I want if I can pay cash, and do without it if I can't. I currently have a 2000 F-250 with 370K on it, and a 98 Explorer with 150K for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-03-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By geezer56
The 4.0 inline 6 is a workhorse. The 3.7 V-6 is...

The 4.0 inline 6 is a workhorse. The 3.7 V-6 is much more problematic. The 4.7 V-8 is pretty much a dog. The only problem the 4.0 gives is with the tranny. Stay away from the full time 4 wheel...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By geezer56
I am just a sucker for the odd-ball. I have AR's...

I am just a sucker for the odd-ball. I have AR's in 5.56, Grendel, 7.62x39, 300 BO, 6x45, 25-45, 6.8 SPC, and just finishing up a 30 American. Ballistics on the Grendel and 6.8 beat the 25-45, but...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 268,612
Posted By geezer56
The Easter bunny will be safe. The Easter pig...

The Easter bunny will be safe. The Easter pig not so much. Me and the Apex are headed back to Georgia on Friday for 3 days (NIGHTS) of fun. Can't wait.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By geezer56
I gots both. The Swede will handle a 160 gr...

I gots both. The Swede will handle a 160 gr round nose bullet if you need to go heavier. Real world, no difference to speak of.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By geezer56
I am a cheap bastige. I have a 375 H&H in an...

I am a cheap bastige. I have a 375 H&H in an Encore. It has the 26 in. barrel, no brake, and the thumbhole pro-hunter flex-tech stock set. Surprising comfortable to shoot and dumps pigs like God's...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By geezer56
I almost have one put together. Barrel is 18...

I almost have one put together. Barrel is 18 inch and no frills anywhere, just a basic AR. I will be running hand loads with the 90 gr Sierra game kings. One of my buddies has a 25-223 which is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-18-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,192
Posted By geezer56
AR all day. The 7.62x39 is a pig thumper. Wolf...

AR all day. The 7.62x39 is a pig thumper. Wolf makes a 154 gr soft point steel case round that is a pig hammer. Runs about 10 bucks for 40 rounds. C-products mags are the stuff for this round. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,530
Posted By geezer56
The hair doesn't make or break the kid. The...

The hair doesn't make or break the kid. The inside matters much more than the outside.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-11-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 268,612
Posted By geezer56
I just got back from a trip to the Georgia piney...

I just got back from a trip to the Georgia piney woods after pigs. Carrying my AR with my new Apex thermal mounted up. All I can say is WOW!! Thanks Jason. This thing blows the Photon XT out of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-08-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By geezer56
Fatman fabrications in Charlotte NC. Also, check...

Fatman fabrications in Charlotte NC. Also, check out street rodder magazine.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By geezer56
They will be 1 inch taller and have 1/2 inch more...

They will be 1 inch taller and have 1/2 inch more ground clearance. The 10.00 is the wheel diameter. The 11.00 is the width of the tire. The first number denotes the overall height of the tire. ...
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 02-26-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,128
Posted By geezer56
We had a ball-Again! Already booked for next...

We had a ball-Again! Already booked for next year. My son got a sika doe and a nice billy. I got a good ram, Dave wore the pigs out, and scutchens killed everything on the place. Hopefully he...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,715
Posted By geezer56
I would rather be afflicted with nose hair than...

I would rather be afflicted with nose hair than Stan Potts. Obnoxious waste of oxygen that he is.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-23-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By geezer56
If your fired case is from a different rifle, the...

If your fired case is from a different rifle, the chamber is different in this rifle than the one the case was originally fired in. To use a fired case to set seating depth, you have to use a case...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-23-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By geezer56
The Savage/Springfield Model 15 is very similar,...

The Savage/Springfield Model 15 is very similar, but again, the trigger guard is a simple metal strap. That one is most likely a Marlin/Glenfield.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,935
Posted By geezer56
2000 F-250 4x4 extended cab. 376,456 miles. ...

2000 F-250 4x4 extended cab. 376,456 miles. Motor all original, one set of glow plugs and valve cover gaskets. On it's third transmission. About half worn out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,465
Posted By geezer56
Perhaps Old Man truck as in ''Owned by an old man...

Perhaps Old Man truck as in ''Owned by an old man and driven little, never worked hard, and kept in good repair," only sold after he kicked off.
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 01-28-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,128
Posted By geezer56
February 10th is now looming large. The...

February 10th is now looming large. The hillbilly gang will be headed back down then. Can't wait, can't sleep. I am just a 67 year old kid waiting on Santa.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-18-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,677
Posted By geezer56
He must be related to my ex-wife.

He must be related to my ex-wife.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-18-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,417
Posted By geezer56
PM Jason and get the TBH price. I started with...

PM Jason and get the TBH price. I started with the Photon 4.6 myself, and just got the Apex XQ38 a couple of weeks ago. No comparison. Haven't got the Apex to the field yet, but soon, very soon. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By geezer56
For sure remove the batteries. Like someone else...

For sure remove the batteries. Like someone else said though, the technology will be ancient in 2 or 3 years. I would consider the cost involved in selling it for what it is worth now and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By geezer56
I have that cooler. It doesn't give up much if...

I have that cooler. It doesn't give up much if anything to a Yeti.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,694
Posted By geezer56
Setting up the feeders for hogs in Georgia next...

Setting up the feeders for hogs in Georgia next weekend. Then Extreme Bowhunting for a week mid Feb. Then hogs again all summer with the thermal set up. Plus turkeys this spring, and I have the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,321
Posted By geezer56
My 2000 7.3 has 385K on it. I figure it will...

My 2000 7.3 has 385K on it. I figure it will last me til I croak since I only drive it when it is dragging or hauling something. I know it's slower than a new one, and she has a few quirks. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,659
Posted By geezer56
Like so many others, he has gone to chasing the...

Like so many others, he has gone to chasing the buck instead of bucks. I hunted once on the old place and had an absolute ball. New place twice, and not so much. He just opened up the new spot and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,272
Posted By geezer56
I am the only guy I know that shoots a Bear. It...

I am the only guy I know that shoots a Bear. It is a 2012 Carnage. And I bought it because it fit and felt better than any Matthews, PSE, or fill in the blank that the shop had on the shelf. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-21-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,170
Posted By geezer56
I tend to use the available technology for the...

I tend to use the available technology for the season. Bow during archery, ML for black powder season, and whatever rifle strikes my fancy during the any legal weapon season. In the area of Georgia...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-21-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,004
Posted By geezer56
Plus one for Jason. I called him twice, got and...

Plus one for Jason. I called him twice, got and sent a few PM's, and am now the proud owner of an Apex Q38. Totally professional, and went way beyond the expected to help me out. Plus the TBH...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-19-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,266
Posted By geezer56
Funny thing happened today. I got the twin of...

Funny thing happened today. I got the twin of that box delivered to North Carolina. Now, iffen I can get smart enough to figure out the instruction booklet, I will be mounting it up and getting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By geezer56
Some of the Trackers have had timing issues with...

Some of the Trackers have had timing issues with the pawls on the back of the cylinder. I don't know your likes/dislikes but the Ruger Redhawk or Super Redhawk may be a better option. The 44 is no...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By geezer56
Do a youtube search on using the Model 70 spring...

Do a youtube search on using the Model 70 spring on the trigger. Supposed to get it down to the 3-4 lb. bracket.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-08-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,266
Posted By geezer56
Jason-I sent a PM on the Apex. It isn't in my...

Jason-I sent a PM on the Apex. It isn't in my sent folder, hope it went through. Anyhow, I'm down for one.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,255
Posted By geezer56
All you kill on the couch is time. And an...

All you kill on the couch is time. And an occasional beer. My FIL used the phrase: You don't ever catch a rabbit with the dogs tied up.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-02-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By geezer56
Rifling marks on the ogive of the bullet equals a...

Rifling marks on the ogive of the bullet equals a projectile not seated deep enough for the chamber as reamed. Either throat the barrel or seat bullets deep enough to not stick in the leade of the...
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 11-23-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,128
Posted By geezer56
Temps are iffy. One day the low is 30. Next day...

Temps are iffy. One day the low is 30. Next day its 70.
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 11-16-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,128
Posted By geezer56
According to Caleb, they don't re-stock much. ...

According to Caleb, they don't re-stock much. Most of the critters on the ranch are born there. No shortage though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,386
Posted By geezer56
I'm in. I need this, just got a new AR put...

I'm in. I need this, just got a new AR put together.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-19-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,776
Posted By geezer56
I have an AR (Or 3) in 7.62X39. With the Tula...

I have an AR (Or 3) in 7.62X39. With the Tula 154 gr SP it is a pig thumper. I just bought a Ruger bolt gun, it is going to get to wear the NV and play with pigs at night.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By geezer56
I bought a Stealth Cam NV at Walmart for $118. ...

I bought a Stealth Cam NV at Walmart for $118. It was clearance out at that. Tried it out this weekend. Works great out to 100 yds or so. I bought it for scanning under feeders at night for pig...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,879
Posted By geezer56
I was raised in the country, followed a pack of...

I was raised in the country, followed a pack of dogs most of my youth. It depends on a lot of factors who would win. A tough guy pit (Owner, NOT DOG) would get julienned in short order. A dog that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 754
Posted By geezer56
I am 5 hours from my lease. I always take an...

I am 5 hours from my lease. I always take an extra bow. I usually haul 3 or 4 rifles during gun season as well. You may miss an opportunity due to equipment malfunction, but you aren't out of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,892
Posted By geezer56
This is a bow hunting forum. His name should be...

This is a bow hunting forum. His name should be Bear. Or even Fred.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 201,724
Posted By geezer56
I love the convenient sandwich size porkers.

I love the convenient sandwich size porkers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,211
Posted By geezer56
If life sends you lemons, make lemonade. If life...

If life sends you lemons, make lemonade. If life sends you pigs, make sausage.
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