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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,213
Posted By WhiplashTX
Hard to say what you would do till your actually...

Hard to say what you would do till your actually there. It's sad that in todays society you would probably be sued for helping. I'd also be interested in what the LEO members have to say.


Found...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,495
Posted By WhiplashTX
I can't believe they drove it on the street with...

I can't believe they drove it on the street with someone in the passenger seat. They called it a roll bar/mounting platform but a roll bar is supposed to protect you, not kill you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,744
Posted By WhiplashTX
I noticed your in Menard also, AT&T has the best...

I noticed your in Menard also, AT&T has the best coverage in that area. My brother has Verizon and rarely has service. You could also try a signal booster but there is no app that will help you if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,145
Posted By WhiplashTX
I find the radial brakes no where near as...

I find the radial brakes no where near as obnoxious as the ported brakes. The angled back ported brakes reduce recoil a bit more so pick your poison. I recently got my silencer and while test have...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-13-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By WhiplashTX
It's been my experience that it kills elastic...

It's been my experience that it kills elastic fairly quickly.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-11-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By WhiplashTX
I take a minimum of 3 pictures of each gun...

I take a minimum of 3 pictures of each gun including a close up of the serial number. Each pic is edited with text detailing the gun type, serial number, and any custom work or accessories. The pics...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By WhiplashTX
A lot depends on your deer and setup. I haven't...

A lot depends on your deer and setup. I haven't had much luck plopping one down right next to the feeder and being able to hunt it the next day. If you set it up 30+ yards away though it doesn't seem...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 11,225
Posted By WhiplashTX
Your not kidding, I went down Wednesday because...

Your not kidding, I went down Wednesday because they dropped the chance of rain. Callan lane was absolute soup and had one spot where the water was about a foot deep. Should have taken the truck...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By WhiplashTX
Stuck in quicksand

It's not a call for help, everyones' out but just shows how bad the rains have been in the Mason area. The hunting was a bit slow this weekend so I left early and went down the road to Katemcy Rocks...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-22-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By WhiplashTX
Primers look a little flat and the protrusion...

Primers look a little flat and the protrusion around the firing pin indentation isn't good but I wouldn't call it unsafe, just hot. The stretch marks is what would concern me, you don't want a case...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-19-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By WhiplashTX
Talk about dyslexia. Modern powders...

Talk about dyslexia.


Modern powders really don't degrade as long as they are stored correctly. I traded for some powder that included a couple of tins of IMR with the old labels and it shoots as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 880
Posted By WhiplashTX
The original Quaker corn bread recipe. 1/4...

The original Quaker corn bread recipe.

1/4 cup oil or shortening
1 cup corn meal
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons of baking powder
1 cup of milk
1 egg, beaten
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,960
Posted By WhiplashTX
Bow: used to be E7 but I aim for the aorta at E6...

Bow: used to be E7 but I aim for the aorta at E6 now that I know going through shoulder muscle isn't an issue


Gun: meat deer E7 to save shoulder meat or the square to the right of #1, trophy...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-16-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,821
Posted By WhiplashTX
I've tried several but went back to Slick Trick...

I've tried several but went back to Slick Trick Magnums.

For tougher animals I use the DRT single bevel.

http://www.archerywarehouse.com/assets/images/Kinseys/66269.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By WhiplashTX
At the longer ranges a deer will cease to react...

At the longer ranges a deer will cease to react to the sound of the bow because the sound level has decreased below their sound threat threshold. I do some photography out of my pop up and have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,549
Posted By WhiplashTX
1500 lbs. The trailer pictured weighs around 1k...

1500 lbs. The trailer pictured weighs around 1k and I had quite a bit of gear added. It went up most pass's including Raton Pass without issue but really seemed to choke above 10k feet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,549
Posted By WhiplashTX
I have a Crosstrek which is the little brother of...

I have a Crosstrek which is the little brother of the Outback. I also have a 3/4 ton diesel. I use the Crosstrek as my daily driver and for most trips to the lease and other destinations. The truck...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,495
Posted By WhiplashTX
I bet he'll even give you a second chance if you...

I bet he'll even give you a second chance if you miss.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-23-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By WhiplashTX
Don't use sandpaper. I would treat it like rust...

Don't use sandpaper. I would treat it like rust on a gun. Ultra fine steel wool soaked in oil, it works on guns without removing the blueing.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,350
Posted By WhiplashTX
If it's on your hip if somehow it magically goes...

If it's on your hip if somehow it magically goes off the barrel is pointed straight down.

So what are you going to do when your other hand is unavailable? Better freshen up on racking the slide...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-15-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By WhiplashTX
A quick look at the data shows your on the max...

A quick look at the data shows your on the max side of things. How do the primers look? How's extraction? Ejector marks on the cases? You have to remember that the published data is a guide. Some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By WhiplashTX
Just remembered, don't forget your passport if...

Just remembered, don't forget your passport if you want to go on the Canadian side.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By WhiplashTX
The Going to the Sun road is the highlight of the...

The Going to the Sun road is the highlight of the drives. The parking lot and area at the top is going to be your best bet for Bighorn and goats. There is a short unnamed trail off the parking lot...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,404
Posted By WhiplashTX
We used to look forward to our service awards. My...

We used to look forward to our service awards. My last one was 4 weeks of vacation and 5k cash after taxes, I went to Africa with that one. They got cheap and recently changed it to a points system...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By WhiplashTX
They remodeled and the room off to the right...

They remodeled and the room off to the right which used to have scopes and gun cases is now the archery room.




On Bee Caves road and 71, behind Schmidt BBQ.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By WhiplashTX
Sportman's Finest

For those of you on the west side of Austin, Sportsman's finest just started stocking archery equipment. So far they carry Hoyt, Bowtech, Diamond, and Gearhead with plans to carry Mathews and a few...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-05-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 38,294
Posted By WhiplashTX
Form 1 took 6 months even. Just picked up my...

Form 1 took 6 months even.

Just picked up my can, took 8 months 6 days and that's with having to submit a revision.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-30-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,224
Posted By WhiplashTX
Welds look a bit cold, you can see at the ends...

Welds look a bit cold, you can see at the ends where it didn't completely fill in the bottom of the V. I would swap to C25 instead of the 100% argon for welding mild steel. Great start though and no...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-29-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By WhiplashTX
The Burris XTR 5x25 is in your price range and I...

The Burris XTR 5x25 is in your price range and I use the same scope out to 1000. Really anything much above 20 power is useless at those ranges during the main part of the day because of heat mirage.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By WhiplashTX
Nothing is going to beat sand for steadiness. If...

Nothing is going to beat sand for steadiness. If you want a lightweight bag, go to a craft store and get some plastic beads.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,228
Posted By WhiplashTX
Use a stiff nylon brush, bronze is a copper alloy...

Use a stiff nylon brush, bronze is a copper alloy and reacts to any copper solvents.

Any pattern to your groups? Also make note on where the first shot goes from a cold barrel. This will help tell...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By WhiplashTX
Electric fence, they'll learn.

Electric fence, they'll learn.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,860
Posted By WhiplashTX
After trying different broadheads I've gone back...

After trying different broadheads I've gone back to Slick Tricks and if it's a big animal DRT single bevels.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By WhiplashTX
Any delayed opening broadhead like the Shwackers...

Any delayed opening broadhead like the Shwackers is going to excel in that kind of test. Notice that he really didn't show what the blade cuts looked like on the impact side. In the real world, you...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-04-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,409
Posted By WhiplashTX
If your not going to scope it I prefer the Rossi...

If your not going to scope it I prefer the Rossi 1892 replica.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By WhiplashTX
Oxbow Bend turnout on the Montana side inside the...

Oxbow Bend turnout on the Montana side inside the park, very popular picture spot because it's somewhat easy to get a reflection. It was extremely foggy that morning and I knew it was going to make a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By WhiplashTX
Canvas print recommendations

Who do you recommend for canvas prints? I've seen shutterfly's work and while it's high quality, I want something with a coarser canvas and less sheen.

Here's a sample of the type of pics I want...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By WhiplashTX
Been thinking about doing this one, just started...

Been thinking about doing this one, just started a new thread looking for printers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,307
Posted By WhiplashTX
Don't feel bad, I've done it to myself. You'd be...

Don't feel bad, I've done it to myself. You'd be amazed how fast it is to "bypass" a door knob lock. I now use my dead bolt when leaving the house and keep a hidden key buried in the yard.
Forum: Recipes 07-15-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,900
Posted By WhiplashTX
The whole idea behind SV is that you can cook...

The whole idea behind SV is that you can cook meat at 130 degrees and no matter how long you leave it cooking, it will still be medium rare. The benefit to this is that the meat continues to break...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 955
Posted By WhiplashTX
I used SSI and picked up my crates directly from...

I used SSI and picked up my crates directly from the Delta Cargo dock in Houston. The warthog skull was shipped in a separate crate but neither crate had been opened for inspection. There were no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,535
Posted By WhiplashTX
Single, medical, maxed 401K, maxed ESPP, and a...

Single, medical, maxed 401K, maxed ESPP, and a small rainy day fund


48%
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-21-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,774
Posted By WhiplashTX
If you don't plan on ever selling it go ahead and...

If you don't plan on ever selling it go ahead and shoot it. Besides, someone has already been playing with it and there are drag marks on the cylinder. I will say that it's too nice looking to ever...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-20-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By WhiplashTX
You should be fine, the recoil impulse on a...

You should be fine, the recoil impulse on a shotgun is softer than on a equivalent rifle.
Forum: Photography 05-04-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By WhiplashTX
Get closer if possible, 150 yards is way too far...

Get closer if possible, 150 yards is way too far on that small of a subject, especially with out a tripod. I realize your using a super zoom but it needs a lot of light and will do better if it isn't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By WhiplashTX
Outbreaker made a good list and my kit is...

Outbreaker made a good list and my kit is similar. I also would add a cold pack, ace bandage , gauze, tape, and some large sterile pads. As mentioned, take some medical training including CPR. I've...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-06-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By WhiplashTX
Where are you shooting a mile?

Where are you shooting a mile?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,278
Posted By WhiplashTX
They have another spoof video. ...

They have another spoof video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIXLBl9Pf3Q
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By WhiplashTX
I'd stick the 5" for velocity and recoil reasons....

I'd stick the 5" for velocity and recoil reasons.

http://www.gunblast.com/Ruger-SRHAlaskan454.htm

No one would consider Jeff a small man either.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 627
Posted By WhiplashTX
The only long range ranges in the Houston area...

The only long range ranges in the Houston area are American Shooting Centers and Bayou Rifles. American Shooting Centers is a public range in far west Houston that has ranges to 600 yards. Bayou...
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