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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 531
Posted By bearintex
Dialing vs. holdover- it is situational...

Dialing vs. holdover- it is situational dependent. If i'm at the range and shooting at known distance targets with no time constraint, then I will dial. Hunting, I will range the animal with a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,321
Posted By bearintex
Former Jarheads, penny for your thoughts?

The kid sprung it on me yesterday heís seriously thinking of joining the Marines. He turns 18 in November, a senior in high school this year. I honestly think the structure would be good for him....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,577
Posted By bearintex
Ballistically identical? 143 ELDx out of...

Ballistically identical?

143 ELDx out of 6.5MB at 2738MV is still moving 1300FPS with about 300" of drop at 1000 yards.

140 Barnes TSX out of the 7-08 has dropped to under 1000FPS with about...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 35,481
Posted By bearintex
Back in the waiting room for me. Took advantage...

Back in the waiting room for me. Took advantage of the Silencer Shop deal for a $99 Sig 22 can with purchase of a 7.62 can.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-12-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By bearintex
Sig suppressor?

Anyone actually shot one of the 762 version yet? Better yet, anyone around Houston have one I might be able to hear it shot before I order one?

This is the one I am looking at:
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,936
Posted By bearintex
My suppressed AR22 with CCI Suppressor Small Game...

My suppressed AR22 with CCI Suppressor Small Game rounds works wonders on them. Shot 8 of them in an hour a few weeks ago on my feeder over off of Frontier Trail. Be glad to come let you play with it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,899
Posted By bearintex
Does one acre in a neighborhood count? Good to...

Does one acre in a neighborhood count? Good to know all the adjacent owners. Shoot a BIG broadhead and rarely do they leave the property. ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By bearintex
That is correct.

That is correct.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By bearintex
Wifi (NOT cellular) game cameras?

Does anyone offer a camera that you can access from your local device (phone/ tablet/ PC, etc.) once you are within range? I'd love to be able to just climb in the stand (25 yards from the camera),...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 60,841
Posted By bearintex
Breggie for the insurance!

Breggie for the insurance!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 60,841
Posted By bearintex
What do the names in red signify?

What do the names in red signify?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-22-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
Just got home from the range. Reshot the 43.0...

Just got home from the range. Reshot the 43.0 load over the magnetospeed. 2692, 2700, 2702, 2710 and 2703. 2702 average, with an SD of 7! No changes were made in the loading process. I am curious why...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-22-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 845
Posted By bearintex
7-08 with a brake would be hard to beat for your...

7-08 with a brake would be hard to beat for your application. If it's a 30 caliber minimum, then 308 with a good brake recoils like a 223. Just have to be diligent with ear protection.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-21-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By bearintex
Zero stop will get you every time!

Zero stop will get you every time!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-21-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By bearintex
Y’all misunderstood my torch application. The...

Y’all misunderstood my torch application. The torch heat would only be applied to the bit, transferring the heat directly to the screw head.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-20-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By bearintex
Scope ring screw stuck

A buddy asked me to swap a couple scopes around for him. One is a Leupold VX3 6-20 (?) that has been on this old Model 7 223 since they bought it when he was a young teenager (40 now). The rear ring...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-19-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By bearintex
Iíve got the camo version of that. I have hit...

Iíve got the camo version of that. I have hit steel at 350 with mine. LOTS of holdover!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-18-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
No Iíve got it backed way out.

No Iíve got it backed way out.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-18-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
Brass is annealed. Cleaned in the ultrasonic...

Brass is annealed. Cleaned in the ultrasonic cleaner using the Hornady solution.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
I size with a Lee neck die that squeezes down to...

I size with a Lee neck die that squeezes down to a given diameter stem. No expander ball. Iím using the .262 mandrel now.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b36/bearintex/Sh...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b36/bearintex/Shooting/7A366CAC-9E9E-4D99-A94D-120E2B74AB53_zpsnftsy3jv.png...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
No crimp. It’s a full 100 thou from there. Scale...

No crimp. It’s a full 100 thou from there. Scale is an MTM electronic. It generally warms up for 10 minutes or so while I set everything else up. Always check with a cal weight before i start.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
Necks have not been turned. Annealed, yes. This...

Necks have not been turned. Annealed, yes. This is the second loading by me from Hornady Black factory ammo. Magnetospeed should be here Sunday. Seating die is a Hornady, not the match. LTO is very...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
Even the match primers? :( Got 1k of them.

Even the match primers? :(

Got 1k of them.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
I’m thinking it’s the chrono. I am trying to...

I’m thinking it’s the chrono. I am trying to convince the CFO I need a magnetospeed. What is the difference between the $150 and $300 versions?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 10,062
Posted By bearintex
8 the other night with the suppressed 22 and NV. ...

8 the other night with the suppressed 22 and NV.

842
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
Bullet is 143 eldx. Seated at 2.247 to the ogive...

Bullet is 143 eldx. Seated at 2.247 to the ogive measured with calipers and Hornady tool. That’s my max mag length, it’s at least 20 thou off the lands. Neck tension feels similar on everything.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-16-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By bearintex
I'm so confused- data not jiving with targets

So I'm working up loads for my 6.5MB RAP (in an MDT chassis). I finally got a hold of 8 pounds of H4350. Federal Gold Medal primers. Brass is 2x fired Hornady which has been trimmed to 1.910", primer...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-15-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By bearintex
It’s a headspace issue. Send it back to ruger.

It’s a headspace issue. Send it back to ruger.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-15-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By bearintex
There is a monthly shoot at CCC not too far from...

There is a monthly shoot at CCC not too far from you.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-15-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By bearintex
I would if I could! Nearest regular match to me...

I would if I could! Nearest regular match to me is 2hours away. My son said he wanted to start as well. I’ve shot one match, it was a big hoot!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-14-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 83,046
Posted By bearintex
I have a box (100) of Hornady .264 147 ELDM I...

I have a box (100) of Hornady .264 147 ELDM I ordered by accident. Would trade even up for 143 ELDX or 123 SST’s. I live in Angleton but regularly travel to Texas City, and down the 35 corridor to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-13-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 83,046
Posted By bearintex
Can’t ship powder FYI. Have to be FTF to avoid...

Can’t ship powder FYI. Have to be FTF to avoid problems. I have a mess as well I don’t use.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-11-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,261
Posted By bearintex
I really like my Athlon Ares.l for about $800.

I really like my Athlon Ares.l for about $800.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By bearintex
I would say SSS, but that would be a waste of...

I would say SSS, but that would be a waste of good backstraps.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,144
Posted By bearintex
New leader in the clubhouse! Lismore Single Malt....

New leader in the clubhouse! Lismore Single Malt. Cheap, too, at only about $28/ 750ml before tax.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-10-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By bearintex
Not real sure, likely a BCA. It was a freebie...

Not real sure, likely a BCA. It was a freebie when I bought the original barrel. I got the 20Ē. Thought about the 24Ē, but that gets too long with the can on it for hunting.

Headed to the range...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 60,841
Posted By bearintex
Double post Why can't I delete it?:rolleyes:

Double post

Why can't I delete it?:rolleyes:
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 60,841
Posted By bearintex
https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2790162-the-ro...

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2790162-the-road-that-brought-justin-verlander-back?utm_source=cnn.com&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_medium=referral

Excellent story about our beloved Mrs....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-08-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By bearintex
Said screw it and pulled the barrel and returned...

Said screw it and pulled the barrel and returned it today. Didn’t want to waste any more time or effort on it. Put the store credit towards an assembled upper from Ghost Firearms. Primary had them on...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-08-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By bearintex
I had one of the Covenant line for a few months....

I had one of the Covenant line for a few months. It worked well for a while, then would start to loose focus after a shot (6.5MB with a can)Ended up returning it and putting that towards an Athlon...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-08-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,602
Posted By bearintex
A few years back it wasn't kosher to foam the...

A few years back it wasn't kosher to foam the attics down here on the coast due to the higher humidity causing mold issues. Is that still the case?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,494
Posted By bearintex
I hope mine start laying soon. We bought nine...

I hope mine start laying soon. We bought nine around Easter. Ended up with one rooster. He's not long for this world if he doesn't straighten his act up around the dogs.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,630
Posted By bearintex
MOA makes it look not so bad. :D I was...

MOA makes it look not so bad. :D

I was comparing to my 6.5MB chart, and 18.5 mil wasn't even on it out to 1200 yards. :eek: 18.5 MOA gets me to about 760 yards.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-07-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By bearintex
How are you measuring that?

How are you measuring that?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-07-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By bearintex
I finally got my hands on another box of ammo-...

I finally got my hands on another box of ammo- Hornady SST's. I'm going to take 3 shots with it as it sits to rule out the ammo. I have a borrowed BCG to try as well. Then it's off and back to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-07-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,193
Posted By bearintex
Like an EZ Out?

Like an EZ Out?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,808
Posted By bearintex
0 for alligator. Again. Waiting for draw for...

0 for alligator. Again. Waiting for draw for gemsbok and oryx.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,630
Posted By bearintex
Is that a mil dope chart? I knew that round had a...

Is that a mil dope chart? I knew that round had a rainbow trajectory, but wow!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-06-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By bearintex
They'd have to be as bad as Hillary to not run in...

They'd have to be as bad as Hillary to not run in his gun.....
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