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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,853
Posted By RR 314
Yup. A jury of her peers. Truly her peers.

Yup. A jury of her peers. Truly her peers.
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By RR 314
I have never understood the appeal; however, the...

I have never understood the appeal; however, the market disagrees with me. I love a quality synthetic stock. . .and I remain puzzled about the Zytel.
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By RR 314
Not to be too technical, but there is no standard...

Not to be too technical, but there is no standard of beyond a doubt. If this was accurate, you couldn't meet it except in very limited circumstances. The standard would be be the preponderance of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By RR 314
As for caliber, consider the .300 WSM. Does...

As for caliber, consider the .300 WSM. Does everything its brother does in short action. I have a Mark Bansner in .300 WSM that weighs in at 6 pounds 4 oz. bare. It does not have a brake and has a...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-13-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,625
Posted By RR 314
I found this on the ol' googler. Haven't even...

I found this on the ol' googler. Haven't even thought about padauk in thirty years, but the stuff I used was flat out purple. . .don't even remember the brown part. Don't be surprised if yours...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-13-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,625
Posted By RR 314
That is awesome. Does padauk come in more of a...

That is awesome. Does padauk come in more of a purple tint as well? Perhaps my brain is failing me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 853
Posted By RR 314
Man, what a journey and battle. Congrats on the...

Man, what a journey and battle. Congrats on the clean scans!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By RR 314
Don't have a Mesa but handled one of a friends a...

Don't have a Mesa but handled one of a friends a couple weeks ago. Action was about what you would expect in the $1100-1200 price point. Effectively a 700 action. Bolt angle/throw is high but fit...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,261
Posted By RR 314
To speak about unethical, my first bow kill was a...

To speak about unethical, my first bow kill was a whitetail at about 75 yards (stepped off by my dad--no rangefinders then) with a Browning Drake Flightmaster compound when I was 12. No sights. No...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,121
Posted By RR 314
Haaaa! I largely agree (and look forward to...

Haaaa! I largely agree (and look forward to wearing denim more frequently one of these days).
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By RR 314
You are half way to the Jewell. Keep trending...

You are half way to the Jewell. Keep trending that way. Ha.

Have never used the X-Pro, but Timney, Jewell etc. is the way to go.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,121
Posted By RR 314
Amen. He sees more than he doth know! I wear a...

Amen. He sees more than he doth know! I wear a suit and tie Monday through at least Thursday and am still waiting for the paradigm shift away from it! In fact, I did change a tire while sporting a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,218
Posted By RR 314
Haaa. I am quite confident he didn’t get kicked...

Haaa. I am quite confident he didn’t get kicked off for posting about high fences.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,219
Posted By RR 314
Great school. With Rice at the top, I believe...

Great school. With Rice at the top, I believe there is a solid argument for Southwestern to be the second best school in the great state of Texas.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By RR 314
Cease buying flowers. Problem solved. I am a...

Cease buying flowers. Problem solved. I am a problem solver.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By RR 314
Buzzards (not the corn variety) gotta eat. Same...

Buzzards (not the corn variety) gotta eat. Same as worms.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By RR 314
RR314- They are 7x7 I believe. The 5...

RR314-

They are 7x7 I believe. The 5 tower is $3,750 and the 8 tower is $3,999.

FYI-
Im not a sponsor- so Im not trying to sell them through TBH, just giving you the info.


Sent...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By RR 314
Chris, What does the biggest one run? I...

Chris,

What does the biggest one run? I believe it is 8x8 on a 10' tower. Grande Chingon or something like that. Thanks
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,004
Posted By RR 314
Man, that is amazing. Certainly that was visible...

Man, that is amazing. Certainly that was visible just by looking down the barrel? I would have made Savage buy that one back or taken it on tour. :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By RR 314
They are almost a BILLION dollars in the hole. ...

They are almost a BILLION dollars in the hole. Any talk of profit--quick or otherwise--is not realistic at this point.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,217
Posted By RR 314
I think $750 will be on the low end for a quality...

I think $750 will be on the low end for a quality shoulder mount. Cape him far enough back and leave plenty for a pedestal or what some call a half body with the chaps etc. could go as high as $1200
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By RR 314
How often does he change your vent? I kid! ...

How often does he change your vent? I kid! Looks good! Nice work.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-07-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 960
Posted By RR 314
Going from memory that is with about 73 gr of...

Going from memory that is with about 73 gr of RL22. Pretty good load for a small chunk of copper.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-07-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 960
Posted By RR 314
I shoot 100 gr. Barnes TSX in the .257 STW and...

I shoot 100 gr. Barnes TSX in the .257 STW and have never had a deer (or hog) take a step. I am going to try a load with the accubonds when I get some time, but Barnes have been good for me at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 660
Posted By RR 314
I can’t imagine lime/scale could build up in the...

I can’t imagine lime/scale could build up in the timeline discussed. Drain it and see if you have any solids in it just for grins.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By RR 314
Secret is double walled pit with ceramic...

Secret is double walled pit with ceramic insulation. :-). Other than that, you just need to keep an eye on it and feed it slowly
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-06-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By RR 314
If he had a clip in his rifle that was likely...

If he had a clip in his rifle that was likely quite an accomplishment. :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-06-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,162
Posted By RR 314
Man, what are you building (by whom) with a 10K...

Man, what are you building (by whom) with a 10K price tag?
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-05-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,200
Posted By RR 314
Man, awesome looking welds. Good stuff.

Man, awesome looking welds. Good stuff.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-05-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,521
Posted By RR 314
Dang straight you did good. Even though you had a...

Dang straight you did good. Even though you had a foot on the guy, he was probably a tunnel rat. He could have tied you in a knot. I kid. I kid. God job.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-05-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 29,433
Posted By RR 314
Made the trek to Fort Worth (Hurst) today to drop...

Made the trek to Fort Worth (Hurst) today to drop off a Jewell for another rifle and to lay down some cash on a .280AI as a tweener. I forgot the shop is closed on Monday. Doh!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By RR 314
We have one in Llano on a trough line but the...

We have one in Llano on a trough line but the well depth is only 160’ or so. I inquired with Vwell company about doing the same on another well we had drilled on top that is over 400’ and was told...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,099
Posted By RR 314
Why would anybody want to do that?:D

Why would anybody want to do that?:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By RR 314
Your "friend" needs to be kicked. :-)

Your "friend" needs to be kicked. :-)
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-01-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By RR 314
I used to reload for my .30-378 (haven't shot it...

I used to reload for my .30-378 (haven't shot it in a couple years and a buddy has the dies now), but had very good results with H-50BMG at about 93 grains with various bullets. See if you can find...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By RR 314
What part of town?

What part of town?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,858
Posted By RR 314
SPIT. . . I came here to die with you. Or to...

SPIT. . .

I came here to die with you. Or to live with you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,228
Posted By RR 314
Bob Phillips. Those Dairy Queen ads from the...

Bob Phillips. Those Dairy Queen ads from the early nineties were some of the worst efforts ever! The blizzzzzzard. . .
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By RR 314
There is a place in Hillsboro (almost certain)...

There is a place in Hillsboro (almost certain) called Cunningham lumber. They make pressed tin tiles out of new material or old corrugated. Pretty sure they offer trim of same material.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,872
Posted By RR 314
I have to have the record for furthest...

I have to have the record for furthest hole-in-one with a PW--192 yards. Guy in my group pulled a five iron and I scoffed and called him a limp wristed _______ and told him I could get home with a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 1,702
Posted By RR 314
I skim/read approximately an 85 gallon recycle...

I skim/read approximately an 85 gallon recycle container of medical records every three weeks/month. I no longer read for pleasure except for several magazines (and then largely just look at...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-26-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By RR 314
I understand the frustration. I waited about a...

I understand the frustration. I waited about a year and a half to get something back from Pacific Tool & Gauge. MG Arms builds a great lightweight rifle and I bet they are slammed and as you figured...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,059
Posted By RR 314
No deer in Denton Co., Texas, America. I will...

No deer in Denton Co., Texas, America. I will never again kill an eland. One looked into my soul as it died.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By RR 314
None required for S. Africa but certainly there...

None required for S. Africa but certainly there are recommendations. I recall Hep A & B, typhoid and flu. May be others. Also have you tetanus up to date and have your doctor prescribe antibiotic...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,266
Posted By RR 314
Insert Mike Gundy "40 year old man" clip. ...

Insert Mike Gundy "40 year old man" clip. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,266
Posted By RR 314
I am pleased you spelled "travesty" properly. :D...

I am pleased you spelled "travesty" properly. :D

Sorry, but that was on a tee.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,266
Posted By RR 314
This statement is likely accurate. However, if I...

This statement is likely accurate. However, if I was interrogating him I would have a something eating grin on my face before he finished the sentence. "Sir, and it is abundantly clear that you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,996
Posted By RR 314
Sickening. Hate to hear and prayers for comfort.

Sickening. Hate to hear and prayers for comfort.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-25-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By RR 314
Still not clear as to what you are "building"...

Still not clear as to what you are "building" here. Are you looking for recommendations for an off the shelf rifle? Doesn't seem so, but in your budget I think that is where you find yourself.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-24-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By RR 314
Probably just as accurate as any other Ruger....

Probably just as accurate as any other Ruger. :-). Man, that is a mess. Looks almost like it was brazed instead of welded.
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