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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By okrattler
Cats are tough as all get out. When I was a kid I...

Cats are tough as all get out. When I was a kid I had a big orange tom cat I named Diesel. After school one day I found out he'd been hit by a car. My grandma tried to get him but he had drug himself...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,515
Posted By okrattler
AR gets cleaned more than bolt guns or pump...

AR gets cleaned more than bolt guns or pump action shotguns. I always clean the outside no matter what to prevent rust. Also a deer rifle is a little different than a varmint/pig gun. You shoot those...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,238
Posted By okrattler
I try not to sit with my back to the door and I...

I try not to sit with my back to the door and I look for an exit door. Because if shooting starts I'm going through it, fast. Anyone that wants to live better follow me. I ain't dyin for nobody. Self...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 12:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,681
Posted By okrattler
Whoop his butt the next time he's messing with...

Whoop his butt the next time he's messing with one. Repeat if necessary. Dogs are smart and normally catch on pretty quickly.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 27,787
Posted By okrattler
Yes, I wasn't exactly sure how to word that. I...

Yes, I wasn't exactly sure how to word that. I hadn't seen those specs on it anywhere so I wondered about that. That's all I was needing to know.

Thank you.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-26-2022, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By okrattler
All I can see on one for any sort of model number...

All I can see on one for any sort of model number says Ranger22 which is a single shot .22 rifle. The other one is a bolt action 12 gauge. I cleaned the barrel up enough to see Kessler MFG. Model...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-26-2022, 02:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By okrattler
Awesome, I'll look into those two places....

Awesome, I'll look into those two places. Probably give them a call at some point if I can. Thanks.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 27,787
Posted By okrattler
I haven't seen this information anywhere. I...

I haven't seen this information anywhere. I wondered if the iRay Bolt has multi-caliber capabilities? It would be nice to be able to move it to different rifles using a quick detach mount. Since I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By okrattler
Old gun restoration?

I have two guns that belonged to my great-grandpa that I'm not sure even shoot anymore. Or that they'd be safe enough to shoot. They're both in pretty rough shape. Is there a company or individual...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,254
Posted By okrattler
Saw one of those back in 2020. Hunted hard for it...

Saw one of those back in 2020. Hunted hard for it but only ended up getting a regular Red Fox. I really don't care to shoot another but I would if I seen that black Fox again. That's pretty dang cool...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,254
Posted By okrattler
I ain't seen a Swift Fox in quite some time....

I ain't seen a Swift Fox in quite some time. Don't really even see Red Foxes very often. Too many dadgum coyotes around. Between those and vehicles they don't stand a chance.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,254
Posted By okrattler
Up until a few years ago I had never seen a Wood...

Up until a few years ago I had never seen a Wood Duck. Saw three of them. Prettiest ducks I've ever seen by far.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,254
Posted By okrattler
See horned toads fairly often but I bet it's been...

See horned toads fairly often but I bet it's been every bit of 15 years since I last saw a Waxwing. I hadn't thought about those in quite a while honestly.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,254
Posted By okrattler
Heck, you have a better chance of seeing...

Heck, you have a better chance of seeing Sasquatch. I ain't ever seen one of those.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,254
Posted By okrattler
Rare animals?

I saw a picture of a Spotted Skunk the other day and realized it's been over 25 years since I last saw a live one. I saw one dead on the side of the highway probably 6 years ago. Matter of fact those...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By okrattler
I know there has to be a ton of coyotes that get...

I know there has to be a ton of coyotes that get overlooked simply because people don't wait long enough. I know guys that won't call over 15 minutes. I call for 25 minutes if I'm in a good area....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By okrattler
Cottontail or jackrabbit in distress. I've called...

Cottontail or jackrabbit in distress. I've called them in with bird sounds too though. Mostly I'll just use rabbit if I'm using prey in distress sounds.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By okrattler
My grandpa has a predator call pretty close to...

My grandpa has a predator call pretty close to those that he got back in the early 60's. Of course I don't know where he got it or when it was made. Probably wasn't brand new when he got it. It still...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By okrattler
If it's cold outside, all day long. The best time...

If it's cold outside, all day long. The best time is night time so that's what I'd do since you can. That's when predators are on their feet.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2022, 02:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By okrattler
I don't have any pics but my buddies and I have...

I don't have any pics but my buddies and I have always had good luck with Remington Hog Hammer bullets on pigs. One of my buddies has shot a few deer with them. Only problem I can see with those is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,112
Posted By okrattler
Shot two over the weekend. One on Friday and one...

Shot two over the weekend. One on Friday and one Saturday.

#173
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
They're reduced recoil loads and you can tell. So...

They're reduced recoil loads and you can tell. So it may be worth it to grab a box if you have someone around that's recoil sensitive. I tested some Hornady 2 3/4" #4 buck as well and although...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2022, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
Tested these out with a few guns/chokes today. At...

Tested these out with a few guns/chokes today. At 35 yards I hit a 10X16" box the same amount of times with both guns. Got 5 hits on the box with both guns. Got 2 1/2 hits in a 9" circle with a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,759
Posted By okrattler
Pump shotgun. Mossberg 500,Remington 870 or...

Pump shotgun. Mossberg 500,Remington 870 or Benelli Supernova. I'll add an H&R single shot .410 in there as well.

Ruger 10/22 or Marlin model 60.

1911 .45, Beretta model 92 or Glock.

Ruger...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,222
Posted By okrattler
My buddy has a few of them. It'll get the job...

My buddy has a few of them. It'll get the job done for the application you're gonna use it for. That 87gr. V-Max smacks a coyote pretty good.

Should you own one? Sure, why not? That's the real...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2022, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
Yeah that could have gotten kind of out of...

Yeah that could have gotten kind of out of control. One of my buddies and his dad used to have hunters from our of State come and hunt pheasant. A guy brought 00 buckshot one year. They gave him a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
I figure patterning on a paper plate at 35 yards...

I figure patterning on a paper plate at 35 yards should be good enough to see what these shells are going to do. I'd imagine if I can get 5 out of the 9 pellets on target that should be sufficient...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
Wrong. It's made in Italy. Went and picked me up...

Wrong. It's made in Italy. Went and picked me up a box of em this morning. I'll pattern them soon and let y'all know if they do any good.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2022, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
I hadn't either but I believe it's made in Great...

I hadn't either but I believe it's made in Great Britain.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2022, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
That's my way of thinking too. At 35 yards it...

That's my way of thinking too. At 35 yards it ought to pattern decent enough to get the job done on whatever I need it to hit.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
I agree. I'm gonna stop by the store tomorrow....

I agree. I'm gonna stop by the store tomorrow. That's one thing I did buy the other night now that you mention that. Got 6 boxes of the Federal blue box 2 3/4" #4 buck and passed on getting the 00...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
I'm a sucker for buying ammo anyways. I just...

I'm a sucker for buying ammo anyways. I just thought for 25 rounds of buckshot that sounded like a really good deal.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By okrattler
NSI 2 3/4" 00 buckshot.

I saw some of this yesterday. 25 shells for $20. Have any of y'all used this stuff? I thought about getting some for the next time I go hog huntin I figured I'd take a box with me. I'd never heard of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By okrattler
Great Plains Rat Snake.

Great Plains Rat Snake.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,516
Posted By okrattler
Definitely try and find some sign of a bobcat...

Definitely try and find some sign of a bobcat being there first and foremost. I've went in just guessing there was a bobcat around based on habitat but tracks,scat and trail camera pictures are a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,516
Posted By okrattler
Get you a predator call and make one come to you....

Get you a predator call and make one come to you. Might not happen right away but it will happen.

Or set some traps......
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,166
Posted By okrattler
Kansas has some huge deer compared to Oklahoma....

Kansas has some huge deer compared to Oklahoma. But it makes sense. Look at what they're allowed to take per season compared to Oklahoma.

Nobody I know shoots does. Most people would shoot a great...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2022, 01:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,112
Posted By okrattler
My buddy had 7 coyotes on his trail camera. They...

My buddy had 7 coyotes on his trail camera. They were all eating corn the night before last. Gonna have to go set a call out and see if we can't get a few to come in.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,270
Posted By okrattler
Because it's part of the fun of Christmas. Do you...

Because it's part of the fun of Christmas. Do you tell a kid too young to understand how babies are made when they ask or do you say a stork delivers them to people? It ain't a lie it's a fun part of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,112
Posted By okrattler
Shot two more this evening. I was cutting it...

Shot two more this evening. I was cutting it close. If it had been any darker I couldn't have seen to shoot that last one. I hate this time change.

#164
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-14-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By okrattler
My grandpa always bore sights his rifles. He's...

My grandpa always bore sights his rifles. He's had it to where the first round hit dead center first shot twice. Once with my uncle's .17HMR and once with his .223WSSM.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,112
Posted By okrattler
Killed one this morning in the snow. 50 yards...

Killed one this morning in the snow. 50 yards with the .22 mag using 30 grain hollowponts. Smoked him between the eyes.

#161
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By okrattler
You know.......never thought about that. Good...

You know.......never thought about that. Good point.:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By okrattler
Oh no it's all good. I ain't upset about anything...

Oh no it's all good. I ain't upset about anything anyone has said. I just thought it was a crazy deal. Of course I've seen tough coyotes before. I've known they're tough. I guess just never that many...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By okrattler
My buddy couldn't believe it either. When I shot...

My buddy couldn't believe it either. When I shot the coyote with the shotgun I asked him how good he thought I hit it. I couldn't tell because I only weigh 160 pounds so it kicks pretty good when...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By okrattler
I just don't want anyone to misinterpret this as...

I just don't want anyone to misinterpret this as a "look at what I did." thread. I wanted people to take note of what happened so that it doesn't happen to anyone else. Because I'll be honest with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By okrattler
That's what one of my buddies uses. He's not...

That's what one of my buddies uses. He's not really worried about saving fur.:eek:

That thing sounds like a cannon going off. And it hits like one too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By okrattler
I thought about taking a picture of the first one...

I thought about taking a picture of the first one that you could see through but I didn't. If I did I couldn't post it. Not only does that stuff make me feel bad but it would make hunters as a whole...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By okrattler
For sure. Which I killed 3 more using these...

For sure. Which I killed 3 more using these bullets and they never twitched. One was at around 75 yards and I hit it as it was running away. I hit it as it was jumping through corn stalks. Hit it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By okrattler
I know i was being a smart aleck. It don't matter...

I know i was being a smart aleck. It don't matter to me if people believe it or not. My best suggestion for any doubters is spend less time in front of a computer and grab a box of the bullets I used...
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