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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-15-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By ahlongslide
I second the Larue vote. I got 2. One in 6.5C and...

I second the Larue vote. I got 2. One in 6.5C and one lightweight 308 (16" predetAR).
They are both sub-moa, but the 308 shoots winchester match into a single hole everytime.
Best deal on a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-11-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By ahlongslide
Thumbs up Anybody near Cypress have an 80% AR-15 jig?

I bought a "No Step On Snek" 80% lower a couple of years ago because I thought it was hilarious. But jigs cost as much as lowers, so I never got around to pulling the trigger on one. Pun intended....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-06-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By ahlongslide
I keep a tyvek envelope with copies of all stamps...

I keep a tyvek envelope with copies of all stamps and trust paperwork in the shooting bag and a copy in my google drive on my phone
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-05-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By ahlongslide
Bureau of ATF I’ve done 9 so far and none...

Bureau of ATF

I’ve done 9 so far and none have been rejected. They probably aren’t picky with the check though, they want to get paid. They take it, cash it and forward the paperwork to the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-02-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By ahlongslide
Should be around $1,700 taxed and shipped....

Should be around $1,700 taxed and shipped. Without extra mags and transfer fee.

Great looking build OP! Those LaRue kits are a steal. I got the same as you only FDE furniture on a black gun, and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By ahlongslide
Do you have to notify the CLEO in Waller Co?...

Do you have to notify the CLEO in Waller Co? Google is failing me.
I moved here from Georgia a year ago and updated the ATF on my move, but had no idea CLEOs had to be notified in Texas
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By ahlongslide
Edit to delete misinformation

Edit to delete misinformation
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-21-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By ahlongslide
Since all the pre-41f forms should be behind us...

Since all the pre-41f forms should be behind us now, I was hoping it would speed back up
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-26-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By ahlongslide
I use shim kits because they come with my ASR...

I use shim kits because they come with my ASR brakes and I like how low profile they are
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-26-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 476,982
Posted By ahlongslide
Yep. I struggled with the 12.5” or 14”. I settled...

Yep. I struggled with the 12.5” or 14”. I settled on 14” because the +1 extension will be perfect to hold a flashlight. Haven’t decided whether I want to get the stock cut to a shorter LOP for...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-26-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By ahlongslide
I just search gun.deals or ammoseek to find the...

I just search gun.deals or ammoseek to find the cheapest. You can filter by weight and bullet type
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-26-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,192
Posted By ahlongslide
Glad everything worked out!

Glad everything worked out!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-25-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By ahlongslide
https://www.shooterapp.net/

https://www.shooterapp.net/
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-25-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By ahlongslide
Do you know the ballistic coefficient of your...

Do you know the ballistic coefficient of your projectile and your average muzzle velocity?
I use the “Shooter” app.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-25-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By ahlongslide
Try hitting it harder with your purse. Just...

Try hitting it harder with your purse.

Just kidding, I’ve had to soak them in penetrating oil overnight before. It was an old government model replica. Broke a sight pusher on it before trying the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-25-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By ahlongslide
You can legally swap out uppers and replace the...

You can legally swap out uppers and replace the barrel.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-24-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,033
Posted By ahlongslide
If you want a fun challenge, here is a sortable...

If you want a fun challenge, here is a sortable database compiled on arfcom of lightweight components. I built a 4# 300bo and love hunting with it. ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-23-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By ahlongslide
Is this true: I’ve always heard that if you have...

Is this true: I’ve always heard that if you have it engraved before approval you can have anyone engrave it without you present. Once it’s approved you need to be present since it is a registered NFA...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-23-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By ahlongslide
It actually made a little more sense pre-41F. Any...

It actually made a little more sense pre-41F. Any responsible party on your trust could pick up the suppressor and they hadn't necessarily had a background check done. Post-41F it makes zero sense. ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-22-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 476,982
Posted By ahlongslide
https://i.imgur.com/x3R7GFX_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&sha...

https://i.imgur.com/x3R7GFX_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium
Just found an old 870 Police at a local pawn shop. Not a steal, but seemed reasonable $260+tax. Filed a form 1 to turn it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-21-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By ahlongslide
Leupold vx6 2-12x42

Leupold vx6 2-12x42
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-21-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 621
Posted By ahlongslide
You're not wasting your time working up a load....

You're not wasting your time working up a load. It will at least get you close. I wouldn't load up 100s of rounds though until you test it suppressed. Hanging a weight off the end of your barrel...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,192
Posted By ahlongslide
This. Burris signature rings you can adjust...

This.
Burris signature rings you can adjust windage and elevation Before touching your dials.
BUT I had a brand new savage that had the same problem. It turned out the barrel was bent so bad a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-28-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By ahlongslide
I too went the 22 conversion kit and 60gr SSS...

I too went the 22 conversion kit and 60gr SSS route.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-25-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By ahlongslide
Mine loves 168gr Winchester match... as in 1/2"...

Mine loves 168gr Winchester match... as in 1/2" 5-shot groups at 100yds. If only it was a good hunting round
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-22-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By ahlongslide
Sniper gray with black accents ...

Sniper gray with black accents
https://i.imgur.com/AoG3AX9_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By ahlongslide
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By ahlongslide
My world is better than yours. Yours is...

My world is better than yours.
Yours is sideways.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,433
Posted By ahlongslide
:D:D:D that's gold

:D:D:D that's gold
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 8,636
Posted By ahlongslide
Thumbs up With my dad in Harris Co. He's not the deer, ...

With my dad in Harris Co. He's not the deer,
he took the picture.
http://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=876957&stc=1&d=1507751234
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,540
Posted By ahlongslide
Yikes, what a monster! Congrats!

Yikes, what a monster! Congrats!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By ahlongslide
I hate big tacky logos on the side of mine. I've...

I hate big tacky logos on the side of mine. I've been wanting to try Unbranded AR match sets (https://www.unbrandedar.com/Billet-Receiver-Set-p/bmrs.htm)
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,872
Posted By ahlongslide
Everytime mine gets hacked they see my balance...

Everytime mine gets hacked they see my balance and feel sorry for me. A few of them even deposit a little so I don't go under.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By ahlongslide
The green one looks like a water hose

The green one looks like a water hose
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,341
Posted By ahlongslide
I drink a bottle of doe estrous before walking in...

I drink a bottle of doe estrous before walking in and then pee on myself once in the stand.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By ahlongslide
If you move to the woodlands you'll be very close...

If you move to the woodlands you'll be very close to lots of public hunting acreage. You'll just have to do lots of scouting. Huntsville is archery only, but I've seen lots of deer. Sam Houston...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,747
Posted By ahlongslide
Double nest hammocks are wide enough to envelop...

Double nest hammocks are wide enough to envelop you. And the tarp over your ridgeline makes it like a really comfortable tent. ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,747
Posted By ahlongslide
I'm a hammock and UL tarp guy. Unless you have a...

I'm a hammock and UL tarp guy. Unless you have a thick air mattress in the tent, sleeping on the ground can't compete with the weight and comfort of a hammock. IMO
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,856
Posted By ahlongslide
I literally laughed out loud. That is hideous....

I literally laughed out loud. That is hideous....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,612
Posted By ahlongslide
Very nice! Good shooting!

Very nice! Good shooting!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,340
Posted By ahlongslide
Thumbs up Call Michael Vick.

Call Michael Vick.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,822
Posted By ahlongslide
Very nice! Congrats!

Very nice! Congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,432
Posted By ahlongslide
Exclamation Yep! I really need to get a truck:D

Yep! I really need to get a truck:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By ahlongslide
Not as well, but if you sharpen it you can...

Not as well, but if you sharpen it you can probably make it work.
Out of the common tools at a hardware store I'd probably opt for a small sledge hammer and a nice big chisel.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By ahlongslide
I recommend a straight adze for a project like...

I recommend a straight adze for a project like that. Are you going to go all the way through or just make a valley down the middle? If you lived closer, you could borrow all my primitive tools...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,432
Posted By ahlongslide
Thanks for all the kind words guys! This is...

Thanks for all the kind words guys!
This is probably a dumb question, but I have no idea about scoring either:
My dad mentioned that it might be a Pope & Young buck. Do you guys think it would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,432
Posted By ahlongslide
😂 funny thing is I only had a 10 and a 100. And...

😂 funny thing is I only had a 10 and a 100. And considered the 100 but it was windy:eek:
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,432
Posted By ahlongslide
Hockley, right next to Cypress. Thanks...

Hockley, right next to Cypress.
Thanks everyone!
Taxidermist guessed over 5 as well.
I'm 6'-6" 250# and he was really hard to move. Wish I could've found a scale.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,432
Posted By ahlongslide
First Buck & First Bow Kill!

Shot this big boy this morning in NW Harris County. This is my first buck, my first deer with a bow, and the first deer taken on the property. Shot it from a homemade tree stand at about 40 yards...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-09-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By ahlongslide
https://i.imgur.com/KvYpng5.jpg?1 IMHO you...

https://i.imgur.com/KvYpng5.jpg?1
IMHO you shouldn't skimp on the adjustable gas block, barrel or BCG. I would look at Faxon barrels for an affordable / high quality tube.
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