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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Today, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Mike D
Nick, I donít have any experience with short...

Nick, I donít have any experience with short barrels in a Grendel. Lgidewell on here posted a couple of hog kills with a 12.5Ē 6.5 Grendel.

Thread title is something like new record kill with SBR...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,210
Posted By Mike D
The Barnes tend to perform better when driven...

The Barnes tend to perform better when driven hard and fast. That's why I recommend shooting a light for caliber weight in them. Think about what you are saying, a tougher constructed Bullet only...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,210
Posted By Mike D
Thank GOD I'm not the only one that gets that! ...

Thank GOD I'm not the only one that gets that!


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,763
Posted By Mike D
I pretty much play guide these days since my wife...

I pretty much play guide these days since my wife and son get most of the actual hunting time. For the last 3-4 years I always save a week of vacation for mid-late November for my week long hunting...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By Mike D
These are fantastic knives even at $49. The gut...

These are fantastic knives even at $49. The gut blade works better than any I have ever tried and the blades are MUCH tougher than a Havalon blade.

I only use my Havalon for detail work now.

...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,614
Posted By Mike D
Nick if you want to stay short action go with the...

Nick if you want to stay short action go with the 6.5 SAUM and 300WSM. Have them throat the 300WSM for 185 Bergers and be done with it.

On a hunting rig, I would do a Wyattís extended box and BDL...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,210
Posted By Mike D
I guess Iíve been lucky. Been shooting Barnes...

I guess Iíve been lucky. Been shooting Barnes bullets for a long time: all the Way Back to when they had the blue coating on them. Never lost an animal and blood trails never a problem.

This is...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 572
Posted By Mike D
I found this one recently but I bet Blakeís is...

I found this one recently but I bet Blakeís is good too!



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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 572
Posted By Mike D
Oh my......this would probably be fantastic. ...

Oh my......this would probably be fantastic.

Would you mind sharing a recipe?


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Forum: Recipes Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Mike D
Thanksgiving turkey tips

I have one on the smoker now. Iíve never brined a bird or any meat for that matter. Just donít see a 24 hours salt water bath being good for you.

I do inject mine and the juice just runs out of...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By Mike D
Lol. Greatness. Sent from my iPhone...

Lol. Greatness.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Mike D
If they would come out with a tipped Nosler...

If they would come out with a tipped Nosler Partition, that would be a fantastic bullet.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,183
Posted By Mike D
New Hornady 6.5 PRC

Does anyone know what the case capacity (grains of H2O) is?

I really donít know that this will offer anything over the 6.5-284. Mine is pushing 140 Bergers at just under 3100fps, shoots under...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By Mike D
You typically get what you pay for when it comes...

You typically get what you pay for when it comes to things like this.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By Mike D
Well that sure what I was thinking but just...

Well that sure what I was thinking but just didnít say it out loud.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,514
Posted By Mike D
If I could find an insulated pair I would wear...

If I could find an insulated pair I would wear them all season. Not because I need them for snakes but they are comfortable and we have cactus everywhere on our lease.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 983
Posted By Mike D
Easy enough to make them single shot with an...

Easy enough to make them single shot with an adjustable gas block.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Mike D
I agree on everything except the dials not...

I agree on everything except the dials not failing. I had 2 fail in less than 4 years. Put an AMSEC Electric on it and been going strong for 7 years with only one battery change needed.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Mike D
Amen.... on both counts. There ainít NOTHINí I...

Amen.... on both counts. There ainít NOTHINí I want or need bad enough to put up with that stupidity.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Mike D
Turkey question

Make dang sure the bird is dry when you put it in the oil. You run a high risk of a major fire if you donít because the oil will boil over if itís not dry.

Also to Effrenís point above. Before...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,718
Posted By Mike D
Do you actually have the Kel Tec CMR30 in stock?...

Do you actually have the Kel Tec CMR30 in stock? Iíve been eyeing one of those to SBR to go with my PMR30.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By Mike D
Good stuff Blake. Happy Thanksgiving Yíall....

Good stuff Blake.

Happy Thanksgiving Yíall.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By Mike D
For only $200 more you'd be crazy NOT to upgrade...

For only $200 more you'd be crazy NOT to upgrade to the Larue over the Radical.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By Mike D
Nice shooting. Tell us more about the rifle...

Nice shooting. Tell us more about the rifle especially the stock and barrel.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By Mike D
I would restore that to original and buy a newer...

I would restore that to original and buy a newer model to beat up.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 983
Posted By Mike D
As has been stated my choices would be the 22-250...

As has been stated my choices would be the 22-250 or 6.5 Grendel. You can get the Grendel in an AR or one of the micro action bolt rifles (howís or CZ). The AR will allow the most versatility by far....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Mike D
By the time you buy a couple of needed tools to...

By the time you buy a couple of needed tools to do it properly you could buy an assembled upper.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,263
Posted By Mike D
Glock 42 or 43. Sent from my iPhone...

Glock 42 or 43.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,666
Posted By Mike D
I definitely agree with punishing the hell out of...

I definitely agree with punishing the hell out of those that hire these illegals.

Iím even on board with deporting dope heads too!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,666
Posted By Mike D
How is that ďmyĒ fault? I didnít let them in, I...

How is that ďmyĒ fault? I didnít let them in, I didnít hire them and I **** sure want them out of here.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Mike D
I would have really like to have hunted with JJ....

I would have really like to have hunted with JJ. I hear he was really good.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 854
Posted By Mike D
Insulating a Krivoman Blind?

If you could find some sheets of the closed cell pipe insulation like they wrap chiller piping with that would be awesome. Iíd love to find 4-5 sheets of it for mine.

EDIT: This is the stuff Iím...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 243,394
Posted By Mike D
Sunset on Possum Kingdom lake on Friday. ...

Sunset on Possum Kingdom lake on Friday.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,718
Posted By Mike D
Iím looking for a smoking deal on a TLR-1 HL if...

Iím looking for a smoking deal on a TLR-1 HL if anyone sees anything.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,718
Posted By Mike D
Any good black Friday sales?

I think I saw Bass Pro was going to have them for $179.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,766
Posted By Mike D
Outstanding. Congrats to all involved. ...

Outstanding. Congrats to all involved.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,552
Posted By Mike D
Early season above 70į, yes. Otherwise I wait...

Early season above 70į, yes. Otherwise I wait until itís hanging in camp. Easier to deal with there.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By Mike D
Same here. Not sure if itís worth it if you have...

Same here. Not sure if itís worth it if you have to pay sales tax and shipping.

Have you checked the price on Buds gun shop? Free shipping and no tax.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-20-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,993
Posted By Mike D
This one is for ragin!! Ordered me a new rifle

He secretly has a Vortex Diamondback Tactical scope on order and Weaver rings and bases to mount it with!

He done lost his **** mind.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-20-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,069
Posted By Mike D
Iím with you I want 2 holes for a blood trail...

Iím with you I want 2 holes for a blood trail because they donít always drop.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,666
Posted By Mike D
I will approve of whatever method necessary to...

I will approve of whatever method necessary to keep America and her citizens safe from the invaders no matter where they are from.

Your a pro illegal supporter, we get it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,198
Posted By Mike D
Well obviously itís working but velocities that...

Well obviously itís working but velocities that low concern me regarding Bullet performance for sure.

On the other hand I sure do like how handy SBRs are.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By Mike D
Thatís all fine but youíll pay a noticeable...

Thatís all fine but youíll pay a noticeable premium for the exact same thing you can buy online.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,198
Posted By Mike D
Congrats Lee! What kind of velocities are...

Congrats Lee!

What kind of velocities are you seeing with the Grendel and 12.5Ē barrel? Iím only getting mid 2500s with my 20Ē Bartlein 5R barrel and 123SSTs.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 15,798
Posted By Mike D
2017 KAP tally thread

Add 5 more. 1164.

Tuesday evening boar with 22-250AI.

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Friday morning boar with the 458 Socom. Devastating.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,152
Posted By Mike D
No but I sure Luke my square toe boots. Much more...

No but I sure Luke my square toe boots. Much more comfortable.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,993
Posted By Mike D
Fíing TRAITOR! [emoji35] Sent from my...

Fíing TRAITOR! [emoji35]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,694
Posted By Mike D
Excellent buck. Props for taking him on public...

Excellent buck. Props for taking him on public land!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,246
Posted By Mike D
Age? Please tell me he's old!

This is what a mature to post mature buck looks like on our place. Yeah I know itís at night but you still get the idea.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By Mike D
My 6.5 Grendel with a 20Ē Bartlein 5R barrel...

My 6.5 Grendel with a 20Ē Bartlein 5R barrel doesnít like the Fusion rounds and the velocities are pretty inconsistent.

Bobby any factory load using Barnes TSX bullets will perform very well on...
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