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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,708
Posted By Mike D
I didnít see what line of work youíre in but most...

I didnít see what line of work youíre in but most vehicles that enter job sites, plants etc are required to have way different insurance than your typical for personal use vehicle.

And if your...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By Mike D
Metal Building price, what does the green screen think...?

Based on my shop build it doesnít sound out of line when you throw in the dirt work, engineered slab, lean to and wains coating. You have a LOT of roll up doors too. Why so many? They take up...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By Mike D
Not really. I havenít bought into any of the...

Not really. I havenít bought into any of the modern cartridge crazes.

I am an admitted 6.5 fanboy if you will. I own 3 cartridges that have been around for a long time; 260 Rem, 6.5-284 and 6.5...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 61,347
Posted By Mike D
I agree you have to keep on top of it. The shop...

I agree you have to keep on top of it. The shop really has no motivation to hound you about it. Theyíve had your money for a long time.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By Mike D
I donít really see the point. Between 26 & 28...

I donít really see the point. Between 26 & 28 Nosler you are really splitting hairs. Donít see the 27 as doing anything the others donít already.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 962
Posted By Mike D
For you that use NRA insurance, I recommend you...

For you that use NRA insurance, I recommend you do research on them very carefully. There are much better options.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,146
Posted By Mike D
For those wondering about fuel mileage. ...

For those wondering about fuel mileage.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-21-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Mike D
22Ē 6.5 PRC 130 grain pillsó Realistic velocity????

Iím getting 3072fps from my 6.5-284 (very close to PRC in terms of capacity) with 140 Bergers. This is with a 26Ē barrel.

I would expect conservatively 100fps faster with 130 grain pills so letís...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-21-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,202
Posted By Mike D
I think Iím gonna have to have one of those in 45...

I think Iím gonna have to have one of those in 45 Colt.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-21-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,202
Posted By Mike D
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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 962
Posted By Mike D
Does State Farm still require documentation of...

Does State Farm still require documentation of said guns? Also do they cover accessories?

My agent said I would have to provide pictures and serial numbers for all guns.

Nope. Pass from me. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 962
Posted By Mike D
Firearm insurance?

These are the guys I use. The coverage is dirt cheap, they donít want declaration/pics/serial numbers unless a single item is worth $25k or more. Cover all accessories including optics, mounts,...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-21-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,243
Posted By Mike D
I think she looks better now than back then. ...

I think she looks better now than back then.

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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-21-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,243
Posted By Mike D
Bahahahaha, beat me to it. Sent from my...

Bahahahaha, beat me to it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-20-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,116
Posted By Mike D
Just like I suspected, a big, fat, nothing...

Just like I suspected, a big, fat, nothing burger.

That ďgovernorĒ needs his *** run out of town for being a sniveling power hungry punk that he is. I wonder how many taxpayer $$ weíre wasted...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-20-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,146
Posted By Mike D
That have put it in the dyno. Itís not that much...

That have put it in the dyno. Itís not that much more impressive than the outgoing 6.2L.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-20-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 11,319
Posted By Mike D
So you agree with me. They were regulated by not...

So you agree with me. They were regulated by not having a season in them.

If ML were in that much danger the government wouldnít allow them
to be hunted.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 11,319
Posted By Mike D
If they were in that much danger they would be on...

If they were in that much danger they would be on a government list and not able to be hunted.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By Mike D
Closed cell foam is the way to go. Our was...

Closed cell foam is the way to go. Our was painted after it dried.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 11,319
Posted By Mike D
If given the opportunity, yes. Sent from...

If given the opportunity, yes.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-18-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,396
Posted By Mike D
Big Bore Rifles

It appears some folks donít understand the definition of bore.

I have a couple.

Marlin 1894 41 mag (barely makes the cut [emoji51])
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-18-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By Mike D
LED Replacement Bulbs?

Your best money spend will be TYC or factory projectors with HIDs. I spent over $600 in LED bulbs and was disappointed in the performance. I caught the RAM factory projectors on sale at Retroshop and...
Forum: Recipes 01-18-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,057
Posted By Mike D
Why pork butt instead of belly? Sent from...

Why pork butt instead of belly?


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-17-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By Mike D
I use a pusher. Sent from my iPhone...

I use a pusher.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-17-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,546
Posted By Mike D
The main offenders seem to be trucks that donít...

The main offenders seem to be trucks that donít adjust headlights after they put their lift/tires/leveling kit on their bro dozers.

I rarely have any issues with cars.


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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 01-17-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,208
Posted By Mike D
You can bet that the entire nation has eyes on...

You can bet that the entire nation has eyes on Virginia. I believe that is their current litmus test.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-17-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Mike D
Selling class 3 guns?

Yep. Fill out the proper form(s), submit and wait for approval. You keep the item in your possession until the form comes back approved.

If you are selling it to someone you donít know Iíd...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-17-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By Mike D
Glock factory night sights. Should be less than...

Glock factory night sights. Should be less than $70. If you live near. gT Distributors the last set I had installed were $59 but thatís been a couple of years.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-17-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By Mike D
Iíve also had the Cabelas card for 7 years and...

Iíve also had the Cabelas card for 7 years and have had zero issues since the change to Capital One.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-17-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,088
Posted By Mike D
It is a working clearance NEC violation as noted...

It is a working clearance NEC violation as noted by Rubi. In that instance there must be 30Ē clear in front of the disconnect and at least 30Ē wide as well.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-16-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,854
Posted By Mike D
I was about to ask if you if you were limited to...

I was about to ask if you if you were limited to factory ammo but if youíve owned the above Iím going to guess not.

That said I have a load recipe for my 260 Remington Rem 700 mountain rifle with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-16-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mike D
Buying a used truck?

If properly maintenance pretty much any truck should last over 200k miles.

I currently have an 04 Chevy Z71 with the 5.3 that has 285k miles on it and the engine is still strong and doesnít use a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-16-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Mike D
Most smart TVs have streaming capabilities built...

Most smart TVs have streaming capabilities built in. Otherwise you will need a steaming device for each TV. This can be fire stick, Apple TV, Roku and Iím sure there are others I am missing.

...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-15-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,423
Posted By Mike D
You realistically have everything to cover your...

You realistically have everything to cover your intended uses list.

One of my favorite rifles is the 257 Weatherby. Itís amazing how fast the kills are on everything Iíve shot out to 400+ yards. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Mike D
6.5 Grendel is the current best option for what...

6.5 Grendel is the current best option for what you are looking for.

.224 Valkyrie may get there but thereís many reports of accuracy issues with those at the moment.

I would just buy a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,235
Posted By Mike D
Thatís just plain chicken**** of the governor....

Thatís just plain chicken**** of the governor. Iíve not seen any conservative rallies turn violent unless the libtard groups like Antifa and the like show up. [emoji35]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By Mike D
Generator

Bill since you are building Iíd get a fixed mount one with an ATS and dedicated panel. That way you donít have to be turning off/on breakers when you have a power outage. Also get propane powered or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Mike D
Chevy was smart to go with an in-line 6 instead...

Chevy was smart to go with an in-line 6 instead of a V6. Too bad they wrapped it in that ugly 2019+ body style. [emoji51][emoji12]. All the reports Iíve seen are mostly positive except for one guy on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Mike D
3000 peak Watts is too light to reliably run a...

3000 peak Watts is too light to reliably run a single 15k btu air conditioner. I have a 3750 peak watt generator and it is definitely groaning when running my AC.

I would want something in the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-15-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mike D
I may buy one of for no other reason than to be...

I may buy one of for no other reason than to be able to easily change barrels.

Iíve been wanting to buy a Savage to play with that option.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-15-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mike D
New Savage 110 with Proof barrel

308 is not the only option. If you are looking at it on an iPhone for some reason you canít see all of the caliber options listed on the far left side.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mike D
I donít like the Accutrigger but this rifle is a...

I donít like the Accutrigger but this rifle is a heck of a good price. Saw on another forum where they were selling for in the $1200+ range.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-14-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By Mike D
Air Bags on trucks.

They wonít help on a smoother ride, they just supplement your factory springs when a heavier load is applied. It will probably ride better when loaded.

Just curious though, if you have a 3/4 ton...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-14-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,756
Posted By Mike D
I donít normally care for the concrete...

I donít normally care for the concrete countertops but these are some of the best looking Iíve seen.

Great job.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-14-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mike D
There is no one solution for every tank. There...

There is no one solution for every tank. There are too many variables with soil. We have lots of sand in our area. One of our neighbors has spent over $25k in clay and bentonite with poor/no results...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-12-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 854
Posted By Mike D
.308 if for nothing more than the sheer amount of...

.308 if for nothing more than the sheer amount of Ammo choices from 110 grains to 220 grains.

Suppressor wouldnít change my opinion.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mike D
The material by the square foot. Not sure in...

The material by the square foot. Not sure in labor. I can tell you I was quoted $24k for a 210íx210í liner turn key installed.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mike D
You can spend a ton of money on Bentonite and it...

You can spend a ton of money on Bentonite and it may not work.

Liner is guaranteed to hold.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,208
Posted By Mike D
If you are asking about a 1/2 ton I canít help...

If you are asking about a 1/2 ton I canít help but my 2012 2500 diesel has 166,000 miles on it currently. Replaced one front hub, other than that nothing but routine maintenance. Mine doesnít have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By Mike D
Same here. By the time you pay to have a solid...

Same here. By the time you pay to have a solid base put under it you wonít be saving that much. Plus from what Iíve seen in the heat of summer you can leave ďrutsĒ especially when turning trailers....
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