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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-16-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By droptine8850
I had a 30-06 re-barreled to 35 whelen mainly for...

I had a 30-06 re-barreled to 35 whelen mainly for Nilgai and bear. 225 gr Nosler Accubond at 2700+ fps should really put the smack down. 200 gr Federal Fusion sure put deer down quick with behind...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-13-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By droptine8850
I've got a Vortex Viper HSLR 4-1650 that I'd...

I've got a Vortex Viper HSLR 4-1650 that I'd sell for $400. Shot maybe 25-30 rounds with it on my 5r milspec 308
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-11-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By droptine8850
twist

My 22-250 is a Savage Predator with 1:12 twist
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-10-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By droptine8850
60 gr nosler partitions

60 gr nosler partitions
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By droptine8850
Following

Following
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,270
Posted By droptine8850
Great buck, I got my old 8 pt close to the middle...

Great buck, I got my old 8 pt close to the middle concho this year also!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,982
Posted By droptine8850
Tag

Tag
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By droptine8850
Following

Following
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-05-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By droptine8850
I see that 2775-2800+ fps with 140 gr is pretty...

I see that 2775-2800+ fps with 140 gr is pretty common with 24" barrel 260's....what is the realistic velocity with a 24" barrel long action 6.5x284? Doesn't seem like it's much more
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,151
Posted By droptine8850
Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-01-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,135
Posted By droptine8850
If I were to use my 300 win, I'd probably go with...

If I were to use my 300 win, I'd probably go with 200 gr Partitions.....just for the extra penetration.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-01-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,135
Posted By droptine8850
Nilgai is on the bucket list and the main reason...

Nilgai is on the bucket list and the main reason I have a 35 Whelen. 225 gr Accubonds will be what I use. 180 Accubonds should work, with the right shot placement. 180 gr trophy bonded tips and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 765
Posted By droptine8850
Nilgai and mule deer

Nilgai and mule deer
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-01-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,135
Posted By droptine8850
I got my first 22-250 this year and bought one...

I got my first 22-250 this year and bought one with a 1:12 twist, so I could shoot the 60 gr Nosler Partition. Very impressed so far. Shot a fat Axis doe with it on Friday. Hit the outside edge of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-31-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,845
Posted By droptine8850
I don't have a Creed but do have a couple of...

I don't have a Creed but do have a couple of 260's. I usually get exits with behind the shoulder shots with 120 gr Ballistic tips. Always get an exit with 140 gr Sierra Gamekings. I've used the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By droptine8850
Tuned in....

Tuned in....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,210
Posted By droptine8850
Anybody have any guesses on what he will score?...

Anybody have any guesses on what he will score? I've been told that he's bigger than mid 130's......
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-24-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,021
Posted By droptine8850
165 gr Sierra Gamekings

165 gr Sierra Gamekings
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By droptine8850
Trigger

I've heard through the grapevine, that Timney will offer a replacement trigger next year. But a qualified gunsmith can change the spring out with extra springs he has laying around. Made a world of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-20-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,210
Posted By droptine8850
Yes sir, I don't think I would have got him...

Yes sir, I don't think I would have got him without the doe that brought him back.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-19-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By droptine8850
I've got an X bolt hunter 30-06 and a stainless x...

I've got an X bolt hunter 30-06 and a stainless x bolt carbon fluted 270 wsm. Other than heavy trigger pull, I love them. Had a new spring put in the 270 wsm and now it breaks at around 2.5 lbs. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,210
Posted By droptine8850
On this ranch, he's a management buck. Old,...

On this ranch, he's a management buck. Old, short brows, and only 8 pts.

Forgot this pic:
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,210
Posted By droptine8850
Management 8 pt down

I shot this buck Friday afternoon. 7 years old and run down from the rut, but still a brute. Low fence Irion county. I had quite a few deer down at the feed pen and road corn when I seen him at...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By droptine8850
The 1 in 14 twist might stabilize the 64 grain...

The 1 in 14 twist might stabilize the 64 grain nosler bonded bullet, but if not, the 55 gr federal fusion will.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-13-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,861
Posted By droptine8850
X bolt

I bought an x bolt stainless fluted carbon fiber 270 wsm from a TBH'ER and had a gunsmith change out the trigger spring. Breaks around 2 lbs now and a huge improvement. Supposedly Timney will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,688
Posted By droptine8850
BEAST!!!! Congrats!

BEAST!!!! Congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,751
Posted By droptine8850
That's a stud! Congrats!!

That's a stud! Congrats!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 774
Posted By droptine8850
God's Creations Taxidermy

God's Creations Taxidermy
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By droptine8850
Awesome gesture sir! The world needs more people...

Awesome gesture sir! The world needs more people like yourself
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 928
Posted By droptine8850
No such thing as too much gun, as long as you...

No such thing as too much gun, as long as you don't shoot the parts you want to eat.
I shot the buck in my avatar with a 260 and 120 gr Nosler Ballistic tip. 1 shot behind the on side shoulder and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-08-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,150
Posted By droptine8850
270 wsm.....130's at 3350+ fps- 140's at...

270 wsm.....130's at 3350+ fps- 140's at 3250+fps- and 150's at 3150+ with a 23-24" barrel, not the 26" barrel that's needed for the 257 or 264
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,096
Posted By droptine8850
I'm in....just down the road from Denton. Love...

I'm in....just down the road from Denton. Love Cajun food!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-05-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,680
Posted By droptine8850
This is one of the reason why I wanted a 22-250...

This is one of the reason why I wanted a 22-250 with at least a 1:12 barrel twist....so I could use the 60 gr Nosler Partition. Partitions will exit even from a 22-250/223. 200 yards is a tough...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,353
Posted By droptine8850
Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-31-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,380
Posted By droptine8850
I shot my scimitar Oryx with 140 gr nosler...

I shot my scimitar Oryx with 140 gr nosler accubonds at around 3250 fps and dropped it in its tracks. Not a high shoulder shot either. Dead in the shoulder and never moved a muscle. Speed with a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-31-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,380
Posted By droptine8850
270 wsm with a 1:8 or 9 twist. Berger has a...

270 wsm with a 1:8 or 9 twist. Berger has a 170gr. 277 vld now or a nosler 150gr Accubond LR. I shoot 140 gr Accubonds and 150 gr partitions in mine, but mine has a 1:10 twist barrel.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-30-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,391
Posted By droptine8850
150 gr Winchester Power Point/Remington Corelost/...

150 gr Winchester Power Point/Remington Corelost/ Hornady Interlock.....any will do at factory 150 gr velocities at 25 yards.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 14,845
Posted By droptine8850
I own a roofing company that services DFW

I own a roofing company that services DFW
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-10-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,082
Posted By droptine8850
I believe the Ruger American 22-250 has a 1:12...

I believe the Ruger American 22-250 has a 1:12 twist and I'd go with the 60 Gr Nosler Partition. Soft nose for great expansion and you WILL get an exit!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 920
Posted By droptine8850
In March, I took him a big male that I shot...

In March, I took him a big male that I shot during deer season last year. I doubt I see it before March of 2018, but I know it will look awesome!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-07-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,043
Posted By droptine8850
LDP's???

LDP's???
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-06-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By droptine8850
Bonded bullets really aren't needed with 260...

Bonded bullets really aren't needed with 260 velocities, but I've had great luck with Accubonds in other rounds. I shoot 120 gr Federal fusions and 140 gr Sierra Gamekings in both of my 260's. Never...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By droptine8850
Tag, need some for my F 250 also

Tag, need some for my F 250 also
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-04-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 783
Posted By droptine8850
I had a stainless Remington 700 mountain rifle in...

I had a stainless Remington 700 mountain rifle in 30-06, that I couldn't ever get it to shoot well. Rebarreled to 35 Whelen and put it in a laminated stock and now factory ammo shoots well under an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,011
Posted By droptine8850
^ ^ I Nockers! Leica 10x42. Didn't...

^
^
I Nockers!


Leica 10x42. Didn't realize that quality binocs would make such a difference. When you spend alot of time glassing, eye fatigue really becomes an issue. Money well spent,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-04-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By droptine8850
That's a good one, congrats!

That's a good one, congrats!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-02-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,509
Posted By droptine8850
I shot mine with a 140 gr Nosler Accubond in my...

I shot mine with a 140 gr Nosler Accubond in my 270 wsm. Guide was surprised when it was a DRT! Said they usually run forever and are really tough animals.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,967
Posted By droptine8850
LDP's????

LDP's????
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-01-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,640
Posted By droptine8850
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,374
Posted By droptine8850
Heck of a buck!

Heck of a buck!
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