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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,124
Posted By Mike D
Same here. I absolutely despise a typical Texas...

Same here. I absolutely despise a typical Texas summer and the heat.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,124
Posted By Mike D
Oh hell no! Iím still impatiently waiting for ...

Oh hell no! Iím still impatiently waiting for
winter to show up. It hasnít even been cold enough for a long sleeve shirt yet.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,138
Posted By Mike D
Thanks for bringing this to light Casey. ...

Thanks for bringing this to light Casey.

Iíve met David a few times and he seems to be a genuine and Godly man. This is tough to read.

Prayers for David and his family.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,100
Posted By Mike D
Very nice Tracey, congrats! Sent from my...

Very nice Tracey, congrats!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,881
Posted By Mike D
On a low fence and likely one off, Iíd shoot him....

On a low fence and likely one off, Iíd shoot him.

If I was paying to hunt, Iíd pass him.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mike D
Put you a 20 or 30 watt solar panel and a set of...

Put you a 20 or 30 watt solar panel and a set of batteries in parallel. Then just get some 12V lights. They will be plenty bright.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,774
Posted By Mike D
My FFL has only asked for my LTC. Heís never...

My FFL has only asked for my LTC. Heís never asked for my DL.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,510
Posted By Mike D
I didnít like the Pilsner but I do like the...

I didnít like the Pilsner but I do like the Lager. Itís got a heavier malt flavor to it that I like.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By Mike D
Iím still amazed no one has a timer with an...

Iím still amazed no one has a timer with an astronomical time clock with GPS location built in. With electronics it should be easy and inexpensive.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mike D
600í distance on a 120V circuits is extremely...

600í distance on a 120V circuits is extremely unreasonable. The wire size you would have to run to account for voltage drop will never even be able
to terminate on a 20A breaker.

Aluminum wire...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,814
Posted By Mike D
We heard ya the first time. [emoji12] ...

We heard ya the first time. [emoji12]


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,519
Posted By Mike D
Geeezzzz there are some studs hitting the ground...

Geeezzzz there are some studs hitting the ground this year.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-27-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Mike D
Need help for WiFi hot water heater wiring

The simplest solution would be to buy a plug in smart plug, install a contactor in the line from the wall box and the water heater, then run a cord from the smart plug to the contactor. This does...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mike D
You need to get rid of wood or any other soft...

You need to get rid of wood or any other soft material. The spall will destroy them in no time.

The item Rubi posted is great, if you want more visual from impact then t posts or pipe and chains...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,614
Posted By Mike D
Thatís a heck of a buck! Congrats! Sent...

Thatís a heck of a buck! Congrats!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,658
Posted By Mike D
Dang it, you beat me to it! Sent from my...

Dang it, you beat me to it!


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-26-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Mike D
Need help for WiFi hot water heater wiring

Pretty sure heís looking for a wifi controlled breaker or other type of disconnecting means.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Mike D
Redfield all day long ESPECIALLY in the lower...

Redfield all day long ESPECIALLY in the lower price category.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,275
Posted By Mike D
Injected with creole butter, rubbed with Ragin...

Injected with creole butter, rubbed with Ragin Blaze and smoked.

Fried is a very close second but much more of a PITA and mess.

We all prefer the white meat. I normally just smoke a couple of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,527
Views: 230,454
Posted By Mike D
Sounds good Jeff. Sent from my iPad...

Sounds good Jeff.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,135
Posted By Mike D
Tell her youíll be glad to process it through...

Tell her youíll be glad to process it through eBay, just send you the eBay listing.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,687
Posted By Mike D
I used to drive my electric golf cart up to the...

I used to drive my electric golf cart up to the blind including bow blind and if there were any deer in the feeder they eased into the brush but were right back in by the time we got sat down in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,904
Posted By Mike D
Iíve only eaten at the one on Fort Worth but...

Iíve only eaten at the one on Fort Worth but Capital Grille was phenomenal.

Pappas Brothers is on my list to try in Dallas.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,762
Posted By Mike D
I have read stories of the same happening to cops...

I have read stories of the same happening to cops that carry 45ACP.

There is no discernible difference in terminal performance between 9mm, 40 S&W and 45 ACP all using the proper ammo.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,527
Views: 230,454
Posted By Mike D
Robert I have a sealed box of 100 143 ELDX that I...

Robert I have a sealed box of 100 143 ELDX that I wonít use.

Let me know if you the same in Accubonds.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,635
Posted By Mike D
Have you always shot this gun using Superformance...

Have you always shot this gun using Superformance powder?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,078
Posted By Mike D
Are a couple of you seriously worried about a...

Are a couple of you seriously worried about a deer spooking from gun oil smell?

I carry a Glock 20 long slide stoked with either 200 grain XTPs or 220 grain hard cast. None of that 45AARP stuff...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,686
Posted By Mike D
How long ago was this and I didnít know there was...

How long ago was this and I didnít know there was ever a 4.6 V6. Thatís a lot of displacement for a V6.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By Mike D
I donít have skin in the game as I donít hunt nor...

I donít have skin in the game as I donít hunt nor own property in Grayson County but I find it sad that hunters want to keep other hunters and possible future hunters from hunting; and likely for...
Forum: Recipes 11-20-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By Mike D
Sounds great. Thanks for sharing. Sent...

Sounds great. Thanks for sharing.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Mike D
Good to hear heís still doing well. Thanks...

Good to hear heís still doing well.

Thanks for the update Jason.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,027
Posted By Mike D
Heck yeah! Awesome Dad. Sent from my...

Heck yeah! Awesome Dad.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mike D
Youíre certainly entitled to do what you feel is...

Youíre certainly entitled to do what you feel is right but in my opinion you are wasting a lot of money with your maintenance program.

I typically run my vehicles at least 200k miles and I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18,005
Views: 997,531
Posted By Mike D
Heck yeah! Good stuff Dale. Sent from my...

Heck yeah! Good stuff Dale.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,521
Posted By Mike D
Any motor heads in here?

No way I would replace a 454 with a 350. If I read your post right the rotating assembly will still turn. If thatís the case, bore the cylinders, bead blast the entire thang and get to building.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,103
Posted By Mike D
My 2004 Z71 5.3L that I handed down to my son is...

My 2004 Z71 5.3L that I handed down to my son is still going and had 335k on it currently. It does appear to have developed a lifter tick recently but otherwise itís still running great.

Iíve had...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mike D
Which Ď21 Chebby 1500 Lt 4x4

No offense but your willing to drop $60k on a gasser truck but complain about a FEW extra $$ in maintenance?

Thatís never made sense to me.

I go 7500-10k miles on regular Rotella in my dirty...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,392
Posted By Mike D
3000fps out of 20Ēbbl?

I will reserve complete judgement until itís actually released en masse but I donít see this going mainstream.

Iíd be surprised if any brass makers show any interest in making it for the reloader...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,392
Posted By Mike D
3000fps out of 20Ēbbl?

Donít be so sure. I showed you the chrono reading of my all factory 20Ē 308 with 168ABLR.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Mike D
Pictures? And keep the spent brass and/or retire...

Pictures? And keep the spent brass and/or retire the arrow/broadhead.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,895
Posted By Mike D
We got up at just before 3 to see it. It was a...

We got up at just before 3 to see it. It was a stunningly clear night. I love cold, crisp clear nights.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By Mike D
The GP100 is bulletproof no doubt but far from...

The GP100 is bulletproof no doubt but far from the best.

The S&W 686 is hand down a smoother, more accurate 357.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,895
Posted By Mike D
Are you gonna watch the eclipse ?

When is it again?

Nvm found it.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By Mike D
They seem to be doing a good job with Dan Wesson...

They seem to be doing a good job with Dan Wesson so I expect them to do the same with Colt.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,976
Posted By Mike D
This is exactly why I pay someone to hang mine. ...

This is exactly why I pay someone to hang mine.

Worth every single penny.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-17-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By Mike D
When I shoot factory Ammo the most consistent has...

When I shoot factory Ammo the most consistent has been Federal Premium match Ammo. I shot some of their Grendel Ammo recently with the 130 grain Berger AR Hybrid bullets.

10 shot string had an SD...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,569
Posted By Mike D
My daughter just bought a 2022 Suburban and I...

My daughter just bought a 2022 Suburban and I wouldnít have one. That vehicle is brand new and has as many rattles and squeaks as my 2012 Ram 2500. And it still rides like a truck even with the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Mike D
Potential new crossbow record buck

What a brute and just beautiful. One day Iím going to head north and try for one of these brutes. Iíll take a giant clean typical over a bunch of junk and trash any day.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By Mike D
Exactly. No more guns for them, more for me! ...

Exactly. No more guns for them, more for me!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,858
Posted By Mike D
It should have. Sent from my iPhone...

It should have.


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