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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By RdRdrFan
I put a Burris Fastfire III on my Ruger Mark IV. ...

I put a Burris Fastfire III on my Ruger Mark IV. I like it fine. It does what it is supposed to do.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By RdRdrFan
For me, I expect accuracy or it wonít stay in the...

For me, I expect accuracy or it wonít stay in the safe. For most guns a trigger issue is easily remedied at a fairly low cost. If a gun doesnít shoot well it doesnít matter how good the trigger is....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By RdRdrFan
Thanks for the kind words everyone. Definitely...

Thanks for the kind words everyone. Definitely going back next year.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By RdRdrFan
ISO Mule Deer Hunt

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Just got back from my Eastern...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-30-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By RdRdrFan
Faith & Action Firearms Unlimited West, TX ...

Faith & Action Firearms Unlimited
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By RdRdrFan
To each their own. For me, a $6k full custom...

To each their own. For me, a $6k full custom rifle should fill a need that isnít filled by my other customs.

Iím not a 28 Nosler hater. Far from it. But it is a great long range elk hammer...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-13-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By RdRdrFan
I built one. It was an awesome rifle. But at...

I built one. It was an awesome rifle. But at the end of the day I couldnít really figure out what it would do that others in the safe wouldnít. So I sold it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
Posted By RdRdrFan
On the road in the AM. Good luck to everyone.

On the road in the AM. Good luck to everyone.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
Posted By RdRdrFan
Yeah but then they are active all night and quiet...

Yeah but then they are active all night and quiet during the day.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-12-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 78,308
Posted By RdRdrFan
If any of you are in the lucky group that can...

If any of you are in the lucky group that can change over to a Lone Peak then do it. Iíve got a short action in the build that Iím still waiting on. If this had been a Lone Peak from the beginning...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-12-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 78,308
Posted By RdRdrFan
Nice^^^ My last custom was on a Lone Peak...

Nice^^^

My last custom was on a Lone Peak action. Iíd go back to that action in a heartbeat with any future builds. I think you will like it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-01-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By RdRdrFan
I used an AR 15-22 to teach my older son to...

I used an AR 15-22 to teach my older son to shoot. Using hearing protection and a red dot he picked it all up very quickly. I liked being able to adjust the stock to have him in proper shooting...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-29-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 78,308
Posted By RdRdrFan
2018 Alamo Precision Rifles TBH Special Thread

Or a re-evaluation of certain suppliers.

I donít work at APR or know any of those guys well (beyond having them build a few rifles, etc.). Iím guessing that there have been some guys that have...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-28-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 78,308
Posted By RdRdrFan
Is the Lone Peak option only for those waiting on...

Is the Lone Peak option only for those waiting on a Long Action or do we get the option if we are still waiting on a Short Action?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 78,308
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, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 78,308
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, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
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, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
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, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 78,308
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, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 78,308
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, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,805
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, 09:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,805
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, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,805
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, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5,508
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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, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
Posted By RdRdrFan
Congrats. Great pull Sent from my...

Congrats. Great pull


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
Posted By RdRdrFan
Congrats. What did you draw?

Congrats. What did you draw?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
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, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
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, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
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, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
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) 04-15-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
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, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
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, 07:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,079
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, 08:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,079
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, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
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, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
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, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 453,497
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, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By RdRdrFan
Is yours a 1:8Ē or a 1:14Ē?

Is yours a 1:8Ē or a 1:14Ē?
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