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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,838
Posted By Rhettsker
+1

+1
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-19-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By Rhettsker
Trigger Tech

Trigger Tech
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By Rhettsker
This is what I did with mine. No regrets. R

This is what I did with mine. No regrets.

R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-13-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By Rhettsker
Swfa

Swfa
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-23-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 33,709
Posted By Rhettsker
If there is one gun shop that deserves to stay in...

If there is one gun shop that deserves to stay in business, its APR. Their products, services, and customer service is second to none. Absolute excellence.

R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-13-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By Rhettsker
^^^^This^^^^^

^^^^This^^^^^
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-09-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By Rhettsker
I have a CZ550 that I have used extensively in...

I have a CZ550 that I have used extensively in Africa. The 550 is very highly thought of by African PH’s and is a very solid way to go. If going custom, I would probably have APR build one for me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,436
Posted By Rhettsker
Prayers up for you and your daughter. R

Prayers up for you and your daughter.
R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-05-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By Rhettsker
Ironically, that is my rifle. Didnít know they...

Ironically, that is my rifle. Didnít know they had it on the APR website.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-05-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By Rhettsker
I have an Alamo Precision Rifles built 308 with a...

I have an Alamo Precision Rifles built 308 with a 16.5” barrel that I run suppressed. Absolutely the finest rifle I own. About your price point and you won’t find anything better than an APR....
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,713
Posted By Rhettsker
Great trophies and with just a little work the...

Great trophies and with just a little work the trophies are easily cleaned.

Congrats, R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By Rhettsker
Excellent advice

Excellent advice
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 33,709
Posted By Rhettsker
Was in APR’s shop today and they were very busy,...

Was in APR’s shop today and they were very busy, but still went out of there way to help me out. Its very rare in this day and age to find such a group of high quality guys selling top quality...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By Rhettsker
I run the sandman-L on a 308 and guys at the...

I run the sandman-L on a 308 and guys at the range always comment on how quiet it is. The trade off is that it weighs a lot.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-05-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 876
Posted By Rhettsker
This is a very important question that you need...

This is a very important question that you need to pay attention to. If you donít understand, call Robert and he will dial you in.
R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-05-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rhettsker
Have used and own both Sandman L and Nomad. Go...

Have used and own both Sandman L and Nomad. Go Sandman L for maximum suppression and if weight is not a concern. Nomad for general all around and hunting use. TX03RUBI is giving you good information....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,667
Posted By Rhettsker
Thats a very nice deer. Congratulations.

Thats a very nice deer. Congratulations.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By Rhettsker
No doubt.

No doubt.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Rhettsker
Great deal and thanks for the heads up. Much...

Great deal and thanks for the heads up. Much appreciated.
R
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By Rhettsker
Not fond of petting zoos myself, but that is a...

Not fond of petting zoos myself, but that is a real slippery slope.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-21-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 17,559
Posted By Rhettsker
That would be awesome if its possible. Thx, R

That would be awesome if its possible.
Thx, R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-19-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 17,559
Posted By Rhettsker
Agreed. We did the same with our dog and the...

Agreed. We did the same with our dog and the extra 5 years we got with our dog was well worth it.
R
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,547
Posted By Rhettsker
^^^^This is the way to go if looking for a bino/...

^^^^This is the way to go if looking for a bino/ rangefinder combo^^^^
R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-17-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 17,559
Posted By Rhettsker
Option #3 is my first choice. After handling all...

Option #3 is my first choice. After handling all the rifles, its a really difficult decision because option #1 is also just outstanding. Just prefer the APR stock slightly over the gamehunter but...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-17-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 904
Posted By Rhettsker
^^^this^^^. I hunted with a 7mm mag for several...

^^^this^^^. I hunted with a 7mm mag for several decades using the 160 AB. For a do all round(deer to large african plains game) its about as good as you can get.
R
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,430
Posted By Rhettsker
ĎDarts, If you happen to see this message, can...

ĎDarts,
If you happen to see this message, can you give a recommendation on good TVís that work well with Sonos.
Thx, R
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-14-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,876
Posted By Rhettsker
Great story. God is good.

Great story. God is good.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-14-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Rhettsker
Depends if you are using the scope for dialing or...

Depends if you are using the scope for dialing or not. If dialing, Nightforce or Swfa.
R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-14-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,163
Posted By Rhettsker
The animals I have taken with a bow have always...

The animals I have taken with a bow have always been extremely rewarding. That is a very fine trophy up close and personal. Congratulations!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-14-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,985
Posted By Rhettsker
Thats a VERY nice nilgai.��

Thats a VERY nice nilgai.��
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-14-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 32,772
Posted By Rhettsker
Just got back from APR’s shop and got to...

Just got back from APR’s shop and got to personally handle the option#2 prototype with the gamehunter stock. All that I can say is that it’s outstanding, much much better than I anticipated. Robert...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-13-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 32,772
Posted By Rhettsker
Definitely gamehunter if you are going option#2.

Definitely gamehunter if you are going option#2.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,326
Posted By Rhettsker
Reminds me a lot of watching Larry Bird play in...

Reminds me a lot of watching Larry Bird play in his prime. Not very athletic but great court vision and always makes the right decision. Also, since his game is not predicated on his leaping ability,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-12-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 32,772
Posted By Rhettsker
Gamehunter stock is a good one. Second only to...

Gamehunter stock is a good one. Second only to robert’s APR hunter stock design. However, I still strongly prefer option #3.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Rhettsker
Maybe obvious to some, but I have found that a...

Maybe obvious to some, but I have found that a shorter barreled rifle with a longer suppressor is quieter than a longer rifle with a shorter suppressor. My 16.5" 308 with 9" suppressor is definitely...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Rhettsker
Nightforce and Swfa for me. Reliability trumps...

Nightforce and Swfa for me. Reliability trumps everything else. The new meopta optika6 looks interesting.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 32,772
Posted By Rhettsker
Whatever you decide on, I hope you offer the APR...

Whatever you decide on, I hope you offer the APR hunter stock as an option (either ag composites or mcmillan). That is your signature design and its a good one. I won't buy another rifle without that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,215
Posted By Rhettsker
Yep, this is the correct answer and if possible...

Yep, this is the correct answer and if possible add a suppressor which makes a HUGE difference. My wife shoots a suppressed 30-06 and has taken all kinds of large game from elk to eland with no...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By Rhettsker
[QUOTE=Silentnight;14572024]Well just got off the...

[QUOTE=Silentnight;14572024]Well just got off the phone with APR. the G2 action is a no go. Said they wouldnít be getting any more in because the company that made the actions were having problems...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 32,772
Posted By Rhettsker
Looks like option #3 has taken a sizable lead...

Looks like option #3 has taken a sizable lead followed by option #2. Options #1&4 broke both forelegs coming out of the gate��
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 32,772
Posted By Rhettsker
Option 3 for me. Maybe one of each light and...

Option 3 for me. Maybe one of each light and heavy version depending upon final configuration.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-07-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 32,772
Posted By Rhettsker
That works for me. Maybe offer CF barrel and...

That works for me. Maybe offer CF barrel and mcwoody stock as options?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Rhettsker
I recently chopped my 308 tikka ctr to 16.5” to...

I recently chopped my 308 tikka ctr to 16.5” to use with a suppressor. Absolutely love it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-03-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 32,772
Posted By Rhettsker
This, except use the AG composites APR hunter...

This, except use the AG composites APR hunter stock. Basically an apr maverick with carbon fiber barrel.👍👍
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-02-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 92,023
Posted By Rhettsker
100% agree with the above comment. 👍👍 R

100% agree with the above comment. 👍👍

R
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-01-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,039
Posted By Rhettsker
My vote = Tikka. Either T3X or CTR.

My vote = Tikka. Either T3X or CTR.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By Rhettsker
There's a reason suppressors are becoming so...

There's a reason suppressors are becoming so popular.��
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-26-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,344
Posted By Rhettsker
I have used Most brands of monos on game fairly...

I have used Most brands of monos on game fairly extensively both here and in Africa on all sizes of animals. My #1 choice is the Federal premium trophy copper. Kind of a cross between a Barnes and an...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Rhettsker
I think 18-20” is about perfect with a can,...

I think 18-20” is about perfect with a can, depending on the can. I do run a 16.5” 308, however I’m using a 9” can on it. On the 308, guys at the range always comment how quiet it is. Barrett did a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,996
Posted By Rhettsker
I like that, very nice.👍

I like that, very nice.👍
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