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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 05:26 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Use the Kuiu bag and the pack cost is virtually...

Use the Kuiu bag and the pack cost is virtually the same. With Kuiu, the bag isnít the weak link.




Meh, discount pricing is available on discontinued models of all pack brands. The point...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 09:32 AM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
The Elk Thread

Ok so Iím a fan of Kuiu. I use their clothing extensively (almost exclusively) for my hunting needs. But their frames arenít in the same ballpark as Kifaru or Stone Glacier (or Exo....never used...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2018, 07:27 AM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
I am but for mule deer. Iím using an Austin &...

I am but for mule deer. Iím using an Austin & Halleck with open sights. With the type of hunting Iím doing I canít go with a peep. Action may be too quick and I didnít want to potentially limit...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2018, 01:46 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Eastern plains Really looking forward to...

Eastern plains

Really looking forward to this one.

I have a goal in mind for the 30-45 day period starting September 15. It all hinges on getting a respectable elk on the ground in New...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-15-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 63,267
Posted By RdRdrFan
Why did you build the 6.5x284 on a short action?

Why did you build the 6.5x284 on a short action?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2018, 04:11 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Supposedly everything is there for mine except...

Supposedly everything is there for mine except for the action (short action with regular bolt face).
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2018, 04:19 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Received my Colorado deer tag yesterday. I was...

Received my Colorado deer tag yesterday. I was starting to worry about it a bit.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-24-2018, 11:01 AM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Iím guessing he is working off of the assumption...

Iím guessing he is working off of the assumption that you actually built this for your kids and not yourself. Just a guess.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2018, 03:30 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Drew my mule deer tag in Colorado and picked up a...

Drew my mule deer tag in Colorado and picked up a New Mexico landowner tag for elk last week. Gonna be a good fall.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-28-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Nice. One of the few guns that I have...

Nice.

One of the few guns that I have always liked and wanted but have never owned.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-16-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,139
Views: 426,167
Posted By RdRdrFan
Contact Mark at Full.Time.Hunts. He is a...

Contact Mark at Full.Time.Hunts.

He is a member here. He can hook you up.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-14-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,180
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Thought they only made the 147 in the ELD Match. ...

Thought they only made the 147 in the ELD Match. Didnít know that they make an ELD-X in the 147. Learn something new every day. Iíll have to look into that.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-14-2018, 09:13 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
In a 6.5 Creedmoor it would be the 143 gr

In a 6.5 Creedmoor it would be the 143 gr
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-09-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By RdRdrFan
10-4 Didnít pick up the southpaw part.

10-4

Didnít pick up the southpaw part.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-09-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,719
Posted By RdRdrFan
Craig, I can make that regret go away! Iíve got...

Craig, I can make that regret go away! Iíve got one Iíll make you a deal on. Sheís fabulous but she never makes it out of the safe anymore. Iíve got her covered up with customs on each side.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-09-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By RdRdrFan
$1k more seems a bit steep. Are they...

$1k more seems a bit steep.

Are they better? Yes. Action on the Sako 75 that I have is the smoothest action Iíve ever felt and that includes a lot of custom actions. It is crazy accurate with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2018, 09:29 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Never tried the FL socks but the Benmore boxers...

Never tried the FL socks but the Benmore boxers are killer. They are Aerowool and arenít crazy long like the Red Desert boxers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2018, 09:27 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Donít get me wrong, Iíve got several quarter zip...

Donít get me wrong, Iíve got several quarter zip shirts. They are ok. But they are itchier than most merino to me (not that soft). They also have a tendency to start smelling...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2018, 06:20 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Kuiu makes great gear. Everything they make...

Kuiu makes great gear. Everything they make (except for their merino) is top of the line kit.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,139
Views: 426,167
Posted By RdRdrFan
Pick your poison. The point is, they likely...

Pick your poison. The point is, they likely wonít be keyed up and screaming with any regularity during the first hunt. The first archery hunt isnít going to be a rut hunt. Find other ways to get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2018, 02:21 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Iíd hunt as many days as I could and my strategy...

Iíd hunt as many days as I could and my strategy in the first hunt probably wouldnít be chasing bugles. Iíd scout maps and google earth and then go out on some scouting trips and find water. Iíd be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5,139
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Congrats. Great pull Sent from my...

Congrats. Great pull


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 06:32 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Congrats. What did you draw?

Congrats. What did you draw?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 01:03 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Yeah I checked mine a while ago. On the down...

Yeah I checked mine a while ago. On the down side I saw nothing but red. On the up side Iíll be getting $6,220 back from New Mexico this next week. Trying to see the silver lining of not drawing.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-15-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By RdRdrFan
https://www.larue.com/category/uppers/upper-kits/...

https://www.larue.com/category/uppers/upper-kits/

Pick your options and you can add the suppressor in the options. The UU kit comes with everything you need except for a lower. You can buy a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-15-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By RdRdrFan
I guess Iíll pull a few others and see what they...

I guess Iíll pull a few others and see what they look like. Thanks for the info guys.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-15-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By RdRdrFan
Not sure what you are asking.

Not sure what you are asking.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-15-2018, 08:04 AM
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Views: 327
Posted By RdRdrFan
Cooper triggers

So I have several Coopers including the two that I had made for my boys (there is a thread on those around here somewhere). I love em. They are great. My question has to do with the triggers. ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-14-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By RdRdrFan
Grab a LaRue in the UU deal. Canít beat the...

Grab a LaRue in the UU deal. Canít beat the price and the quality is great. Plus you can throw in a can for $400.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-11-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By RdRdrFan
It isnít a listed option (yeah gonna be that guy)...

It isnít a listed option (yeah gonna be that guy) but Iíd go Tikka in your situation.

Can be had in the same general price range. A $10 trigger job and you have as good of rifle for the money...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-11-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,810
Posted By RdRdrFan
Yeah Iím betting that was rank. No carpet...

Yeah Iím betting that was rank.

No carpet at all in any of mine for that EXACT reason.

Iíve got a couple of new bases being built (got lazy and didnít do anything myself this time). ...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-11-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,810
Posted By RdRdrFan
Oh man. Anytime I make a comment like that I can...

Oh man. Anytime I make a comment like that I can end up cussing myself later. For some reason there is always a major hiccup when I say itís gonna be easy.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2018, 08:54 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
I recently grabbed a gen 3 Primos Trigger Stick...

I recently grabbed a gen 3 Primos Trigger Stick tripod for a muzzleloader hunt that I have coming up in October. I havenít had it in the field but I have taken it to the range. It is decently...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By RdRdrFan
What is the benefit of sa over la for you? ...

What is the benefit of sa over la for you?

Barrel life? If your goal is to push 6.5ís fast then the 6.5 SAUM wonít really be any different.

Newer. Please explain what you mean and what the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2018, 06:49 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Just put up one of my packs that Iíve never used...

Just put up one of my packs that Iíve never used up in the classifieds. Perfect for some of you boys in need of a killer setup.

Kifaru Tactical Duplex frame with Kuiu 3200 bag mounted on it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-06-2018, 07:46 PM
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Views: 193
Posted By RdRdrFan
Is yours a 1:8Ē or a 1:14Ē?

Is yours a 1:8Ē or a 1:14Ē?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-01-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,668
Posted By RdRdrFan
Yep^^^^^ 195ís over 3,000 out of my 28...

Yep^^^^^

195ís over 3,000 out of my 28 Nosler with Retumbo.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-30-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 63,267
Posted By RdRdrFan
I placed one order in the special to add to my...

I placed one order in the special to add to my APR collection. I would have done another if yíall could have gone big bore but the actions werenít there. A little birdie told me today that yíall...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-30-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By RdRdrFan
Great triggers for the money. I have them in...

Great triggers for the money. I have them in every AR I own.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-25-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By RdRdrFan
If you want a 6.5 and you handload then why not...

If you want a 6.5 and you handload then why not go bigger?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2018, 09:32 AM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Nevada isnít so bad if you plan correctly and put...

Nevada isnít so bad if you plan correctly and put in every year. As long as you have a valid license at application then you are fine. So just pay attention to when you apply and you can use one...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-21-2018, 02:29 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
So it may be buried in this thread somewhere but...

So it may be buried in this thread somewhere but I canít find it. Which Quick detach mount is best for return to zero for Pulsars? The best I can tell there are 3 options out there.

Pulsar QD...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,106
Posted By RdRdrFan
Not directed at the OP. Just a general thought. ...

Not directed at the OP. Just a general thought.

Iíve found that if you are good at what you do then you can find a job paying a fair market wage. If you are mediocre at what you do or are the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2018, 03:44 PM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Nah, for the price of the tag I can hunt them...

Nah, for the price of the tag I can hunt them elsewhere. Just not that mad at Oryx.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5,139
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Posted By RdRdrFan
Colorado too now Points for everything...

Colorado too now

Points for everything except Desert Bighorn and deer. Hunting deer for sure this year in Colorado.

AZ - done
WY - done
UT - done
NM - done
CO - done
NV - not due for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2018, 10:33 AM
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Posted By RdRdrFan
NM application is in. Elk Sheep Ibex ...

NM application is in.

Elk
Sheep
Ibex
Mule Deer
Antelope

At least they only keep my money for a month.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-19-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By RdRdrFan
X3 Iíve tried several and prefer the Midwest...

X3

Iíve tried several and prefer the Midwest Industries. Iíve got them on several guns.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180320/86a88c29a1a32d8e08175da672995822.jpg
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-17-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,456
Posted By RdRdrFan
Another rifle?

Leave it to you to make the argument that ďit doesnít matter how long it is but how you use it!!!Ē [emoji16]
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-17-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,456
Posted By RdRdrFan
Youíve got bases covered unless you are going to...

Youíve got bases covered unless you are going to get REALLY into varmint hunting or have a big hunt planned for something that will require more than a 300WM. Anything at this point is replication. ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-17-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,456
Posted By RdRdrFan
Sell all of the parts and the 6.5 CM and get you...

Sell all of the parts and the 6.5 CM and get you a sweet shotgun.
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