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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 02:13 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By okrattler
Saw two more badgers today,killed one. No snare...

Saw two more badgers today,killed one. No snare pole needed. It was running out in some corn stalks and went to cut through the rows and I got a shot off. Ran maybe 15 yards after getting shot but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,546
Posted By okrattler
One of my buddies left some keys at the tobacco...

One of my buddies left some keys at the tobacco shop one day and got a call later that day and the person that found them said he'd have to pay him $80 to get them back. My buddy had to have them so...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,546
Posted By okrattler
If I see someone drop money I'm giving it back....

If I see someone drop money I'm giving it back. If it's blowing in the wind and nobody is around I ain't. If someone has viable proof that something you found is theirs and you don't give it back,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-07-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By okrattler
I will have to do that. I'd like to get me one of...

I will have to do that. I'd like to get me one of them 15 rounders though too, for shootin prairie dogs. Less reloading is always a good thing.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By okrattler
I saw where they make a 15 round magazine for it....

I saw where they make a 15 round magazine for it. They're like $45 but I may buy one. That'd be pretty sweet.

I probably shouldn't even shoot that gun. I read where the JM stamped barreled rifles...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By okrattler
Marlin 25M magazines.

It's a long shot but I figured I'd ask. I have two 7 rounds magazines for my Marlin 25M that I've worn out to the point that I'm having feeding issues. The 4 round magazine works great but I'd rather...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2022, 12:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,478
Posted By okrattler
Shot at the screw holding an old wire spool...

Shot at the screw holding an old wire spool together at 50 yards today. Marlin model 60,Weaver Kaspa scope and Remington Gold. Or whatever those hollowpoints are called, I don't really remember. The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 30,856
Posted By okrattler
Off topic but can't help but notice....

Off topic but can't help but notice. Cody,Tanner,Shay......Those are the whitest names I've ever heard.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 30,856
Posted By okrattler
I think there should be no such thing as solitary...

I think there should be no such thing as solitary confinement. If you wanna be big and bad and take someones life, get in there and play with the big boys bad ***. See how that works out.

People...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By okrattler
Well I wouldn't necessarily say old sir, but...

Well I wouldn't necessarily say old sir, but you've been around long enough to know that if you shoot one that's when the huntin stops and the work starts.

A lot leads up to putting a deer on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 30,856
Posted By okrattler
But I also think God put people who will bring...

But I also think God put people who will bring harm to others here for a reason. He knows there is evil on this earth. So to counteract that he put people here who are good in spirit but are capable...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 11:58 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 30,856
Posted By okrattler
Unfortunately often times the people we hear...

Unfortunately often times the people we hear about committing crimes such as this are repeat offenders. Child molesters cannot be cured. They have an illness that's only curable through death. No...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 11:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,080
Posted By okrattler
Some people are frickin weird. That's all there...

Some people are frickin weird. That's all there is to say. Sounds like that girl is on her way to being just as much of a goober as her mom.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
The one I made would have worked ok had I been...

The one I made would have worked ok had I been able to see what I was trying to grab. The problem with mine was if you missed and pulled the loop tight it'd go back up into the end of the pipe if it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By okrattler
I try to look at a situation and figure out what...

I try to look at a situation and figure out what could go wrong. If something can go wrong I just figure it will and when it does what am I going to do about it? If it's a simple solution then no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
Fleas and vermin ain't what I'm worried about...

Fleas and vermin ain't what I'm worried about when I stick my hand in a hole. Badgers or snakes biting me is what I'm thinking about usually.:D Apparently that don't concern me a whole lot either...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
As tight as he was stuck in there when I started...

As tight as he was stuck in there when I started pulling I figured he still was alive. I had my pistol on me just in case.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
Made the snare pole. It didn't work too well. I...

Made the snare pole. It didn't work too well. I couldn't really see very good but I could feel him on the end of the pole. I just got a shovel and dug enough that I could reach in and drag him out....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
I'll report back on the badger. I'm waiting on my...

I'll report back on the badger. I'm waiting on my buddy to get his butt out of bed. He won't answer his phone. We're gonna go shoot a few pheasants and then go get my badger. Sumbuck needs to quit...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,776
Posted By okrattler
Oh man, that's awful. Prayers for y'all....

Oh man, that's awful. Prayers for y'all. Especially her father and his buddy. That's rough.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
Interesting. Maybe some of that heavy string...

Interesting. Maybe some of that heavy string people use to make jug lines,drill through a piece of PVC pipe and run it through and tie it off. I think that would be easy enough to make. I have the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,623
Posted By okrattler
My mom burned a brush pile with a bunch of stuff...

My mom burned a brush pile with a bunch of stuff in it over the Summer. It seemed as though it was out until the wind came up. If there's still something smouldering it'll spark it back up. That...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
Nah, they're worth a little bit of money so I can...

Nah, they're worth a little bit of money so I can sell it to a fur buyer. Plus I shot it so I need to try and get it. I don't feel right leaving stuff to waste. Unless it's a skunk or a rat or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
Yes, that would work as well. I just don't know...

Yes, that would work as well. I just don't know anyone that has a fish gaff. There's no fish around here that big. Shoot there ain't no water here for a small fish to live in.LOL
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
If all else fails this is the route I'll go. I'd...

If all else fails this is the route I'll go. I'd imagine that ground is harder than heck and might take a while so hopefully the easier way works.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
My first thought was to use my snake grabbers but...

My first thought was to use my snake grabbers but they're made out of EMT and my high dollar ones are made from aluminum. It's a pretty chunky badger and I'd hate to bend my grabbers. My buddy has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
I thought about the barn wire trick but I can't...

I thought about the barn wire trick but I can't think of where any barn wire is that I could use. I saw a roll of it somewhere I just can't remember where that was or if it's even still there. I may...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
The problem is I have no idea where he's hit. My...

The problem is I have no idea where he's hit. My first shot I think hit him in the chest or the neck. The second one I was shooting through a two inch gap and it was just dark enough I could barely...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 02:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
It shouldn't be too big of a deal I don't think....

It shouldn't be too big of a deal I don't think. I actually didn't know he was there until I cleared some of that stuff out that had blown down that hole. I could touch the end of his tail and he...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By okrattler
How to make a snare pole?

I shot a huge badger before dark. I must not have hit him too good because he was hissing and snarling when I looked down the hole. I shot in after him but debris was in the way so I don't know how...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,528
Posted By okrattler
Are we still talking celebrations? After all that...

Are we still talking celebrations? After all that I know you weren't break dancing on the kitchen floor.:)
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,528
Posted By okrattler
You know what I don't like about the NFL? They...

You know what I don't like about the NFL? They didn't stand for the National Anthem but now they promote things for our military and things like they're pro-American. I don't care how many back flips...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,615
Posted By okrattler
Ain't no way I'm believing someone is taking a...

Ain't no way I'm believing someone is taking a blow up doll to their stand to get the deer used to people. Deer are not that smart. If you're blowing up a man or woman and tucking it up under your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,068
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) 11-28-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,240
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 11-28-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,258
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 11-28-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,070
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: 297
Views: 28,510
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: 361
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: 361
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: 297
Views: 28,510
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: 361
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: 3,293
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: 3,293
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: 3,293
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: 3,293
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: 3,293
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: 3,293
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: 587
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: 587
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.
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