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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By WhiplashTX
Electric fence, they'll learn.

Electric fence, they'll learn.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 822
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, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
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, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
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, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
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, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
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, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
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, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,250
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, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,286
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, 02:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 930
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, 12:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,444
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, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,698
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, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
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, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,613
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, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
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, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By WhiplashTX
Where are you shooting a mile?

Where are you shooting a mile?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
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, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
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, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
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...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By WhiplashTX
Tent stakes are usually crap, go to the hardware...

Tent stakes are usually crap, go to the hardware store and get the big nails they refer to as spikes. They are 3/8" diameter and 10-12" long.
Forum: Recipes 03-01-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By WhiplashTX
Same as above but I use melted butter and also...

Same as above but I use melted butter and also add a pat of butter on top after they are done.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,475
Posted By WhiplashTX
A buddy of mine did the same, 30x60 2 story...

A buddy of mine did the same, 30x60 2 story barndo with everything vented out the gables or sides. He used 90 degree bends at all the exits to keep the wind from loading them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,658
Posted By WhiplashTX
With the new changes I got bumped a tax bracket...

With the new changes I got bumped a tax bracket so I lost out.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-22-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,446
Posted By WhiplashTX
Your overlooking that options 1, 3, and 4 don't...

Your overlooking that options 1, 3, and 4 don't match option 2. I don't understand why you would want to hamper yourself unless you want a challenge. If it's a challenge you want, try busting clays...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,470
Posted By WhiplashTX
Both my parent's funerals were closed casket,...

Both my parent's funerals were closed casket, they said they wanted to be remembered in life, not in death. Neither was embalmed either as per their wishes. My father had thought about cremation but...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-20-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,282
Posted By WhiplashTX
So the guy had a "30 year old" left handed AR15?...

So the guy had a "30 year old" left handed AR15? Correct me if I'm wrong but they didn't start making them until about 15 years ago.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By WhiplashTX
I got to play with a Xmark recently and it...

I got to play with a Xmark recently and it wouldn't adjust below 4lbs with the screw backed out all the way. With a few easy mods it can be brought down to 2.5-3lbs but no lower. I took mine a step...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,798
Posted By WhiplashTX
I doubt I'll make it since I will have been there...

I doubt I'll make it since I will have been there the month before and that weekend is my brother's birthday.

The cabins are decent and have a real bathroom, the price is very reasonable also.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,492
Posted By WhiplashTX
This is a TBH get together not a who can climb...

This is a TBH get together not a who can climb the biggest obstacle challenge. I don't mind going with UTV's or lesser built rigs, a lot of times the entertainment factor goes up. As long as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,492
Posted By WhiplashTX
I'd be interested but going to Barnwell in mid...

I'd be interested but going to Barnwell in mid March and doubt I would want to go back up there in April. Katemcy and Wolf Caves are my preferred stomping grounds but they don't allow ATV's or UTV's....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By WhiplashTX
I guess you would be considered a local. :D ...

I guess you would be considered a local. :D

So is the snowfall way below average this year? How have the temps been? I've heard the bears will be hitting the biscuit root in the agricultural areas...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By WhiplashTX
Yellowstone in spring

I've been to Yellowstone/Grand Teton several times but always in the fall. My last trip was in 2011 and I was really disappointed in the elk show so other places became higher on my list. I saw...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By WhiplashTX
Forget the paper tuning, walk back tune it and...

Forget the paper tuning, walk back tune it and then do a broad head tune. Of course all this is dependent on proper spined arrows, a tuned bow, and good form.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-03-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By WhiplashTX
Your cheapest option would be to swap the parts...

Your cheapest option would be to swap the parts back to factory, sell the rifle, and buy a 7-08 like you want. If you want a custom barrel, Pacnor is about the best bang for the buck, $600 plus...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-02-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By WhiplashTX
I have the 5x25 on my 1k rifle, glass is clear...

I have the 5x25 on my 1k rifle, glass is clear enough to see hits at that range. The only thing I don't like about it is the reticle is hard to read below 9 power. If you get one and plan on using...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-02-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By WhiplashTX
My pistol has a 16" barrel and is running the 120...

My pistol has a 16" barrel and is running the 120 BT at 2650 which is only 150-200 behind rifle velocities. I've shot both whitetails and axis with it and didn't have any problems with expansion or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By WhiplashTX
I've lived here for 20 years and I still had to...

I've lived here for 20 years and I still had to look it up. I also didn't know we were considered The West Pole.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-02-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,251
Posted By WhiplashTX
I can remember when Dodge came out with the...

I can remember when Dodge came out with the Dakota and started the mid size pickup market. This is the same thing, it's the middle line between a single stack and a full size double stack. From the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,406
Posted By WhiplashTX
It's not just the size difference. The elk no...

It's not just the size difference. The elk no longer have the best wintering grounds like they used to because of agriculture and therefore have to winter where the snow is deeper. These wolves excel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 785
Posted By WhiplashTX
Ditto. The only down side is the 2nd pin is fixed...

Ditto. The only down side is the 2nd pin is fixed but if you get the XL you can adjust the pin gap by moving the sight in or out. My 2nd pin is at 35 yards with the sight set at 20.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-29-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By WhiplashTX
Now your making me wonder what I have. It's a...

Now your making me wonder what I have. It's a single shot with a 28" medium heavy tapered barrel in sporter stock.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-26-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,490
Posted By WhiplashTX
I never said they were dead or dying, just...

I never said they were dead or dying, just responding to the OP on what cartridges were hot and then not. However, the WSSM siblings are in danger.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-26-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,490
Posted By WhiplashTX
Ones that I have personally seen: 7mm STW ...

Ones that I have personally seen:

7mm STW
the WSM family
any bottle necked rimfire
357 sig
260 Rem
a lot of the AR hybrids

Going back in history:
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,591
Posted By WhiplashTX
Sure, Alaska is a big tourism spot and there are...

Sure, Alaska is a big tourism spot and there are place to stay along the routes. Be forewarned though, depending on which roads you take, it can be a long ways to the next restroom or food stop.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,591
Posted By WhiplashTX
How long do you have? We did Denali, the Glenn...

How long do you have? We did Denali, the Glenn Highway, and the whole Kenai Peninsula in 2 weeks in a RV. I would consider Denali a must see and one of the highlights if not the highlight of the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-25-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By WhiplashTX
Everyone knows your supposed to use super glue...

Everyone knows your supposed to use super glue (I'm only partially kidding).
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-25-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,310
Posted By WhiplashTX
Pretty much what he said with the exception of...

Pretty much what he said with the exception of bullets. You want to transfer the energy if possible and they do make bullets specifically designed to expand at subsonic velocities or barring those...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-23-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,248
Posted By WhiplashTX
So she wants a die cast gun in a caliber that's...

So she wants a die cast gun in a caliber that's arguably the most anemic round ever made? If she wants a baby semi auto that doesn't kick bad yet still has some power I'd recommend the Kel Tec P32....
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,624
Posted By WhiplashTX
No surprise there, by the time the cops find him...

No surprise there, by the time the cops find him he'll be sober. As far as the tree, it's been a cold winter, I'd let the tree scab over for a month or two and then seal it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-21-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,135
Posted By WhiplashTX
A single shot is never going to be as accurate as...

A single shot is never going to be as accurate as a bolt action because of the two piece stock and scope mount. Having said that, it's not unheard of to get one down to 1/4" groups with some tweaking...
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