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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,227
Posted By PlanoDano
I would probably look at a Finnlight for trigger...

I would probably look at a Finnlight for trigger reliability. Out of their stock Calibers I would look at 6.5 cm, 7wsm or 7rm in that order. Scope I would look at reliability over weight or glass....
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,686
Posted By PlanoDano
Prayers for his daughter and family.

Prayers for his daughter and family.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-20-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By PlanoDano
This, we pulled many with just a regular rim.

This, we pulled many with just a regular rim.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By PlanoDano
Answer on this is easy for me. In my life I can...

Answer on this is easy for me. In my life I can remember periods of high inflation (I think between 7 and 10) since 1970 and lots of years with moderate in inflation and a few periods of recession. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,224
Posted By PlanoDano
It is a catch 22. We need more diy hunters to...

It is a catch 22. We need more diy hunters to protect access to the public lands. But more hunters mean more competition for the resource. Some states have exploited this demand but then again...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-11-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By PlanoDano
I tried Burris XTR signature (the ones with the...

I tried Burris XTR signature (the ones with the inserts) for the first time in 2021 on my practice rifle. No problems so far and north of 900 rnds. It might not be a relative test because the rifle...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By PlanoDano
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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By PlanoDano
Mad Are all of the new consumer routers...

Mad
Are all of the new consumer routers sophisticated enough to plug and play multiple hardwired routers. I mean without disabling DHCP in the slave routers or setting up DHCP relay for the wireless...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2022, 11:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By PlanoDano
So in that case he would have to run his hard...

So in that case he would have to run his hard wire connections to the router.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By PlanoDano
Mad Do the latest "to the home" NIDs have...

Mad

Do the latest "to the home" NIDs have more than one drop? Ours do but they are not the same as what is available from the providers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By PlanoDano
Muzzleloaders: Just found in stock Blackhorn 209

in stock at
Powder Valley inc

I hope this helps someone
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By PlanoDano
I would bet the B&0 would be perfect if it passes...

I would bet the B&0 would be perfect if it passes WAF. Stereo itself is over-rated for music unless you are chasing acoustic concert hall sound and have a dedicated listening spot in a dedicated room...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,788
Posted By PlanoDano
If I was spending less than 1k I would go with...

If I was spending less than 1k I would go with Meopta Meopro air 10X42. CL has them for 999 with a 120 rebate 879.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,073
Posted By PlanoDano
I have lost a burning desire for more possessions...

I have lost a burning desire for more possessions for years now. I still have desires but, for experiences and knowledge over possessions. The kind of experiences I desire cannot be bought but must...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-27-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By PlanoDano
I grew up in West Texas. Any place I knew open...

I grew up in West Texas. Any place I knew open enough for shots of 400 to 500 yards usually has more than average wind. A 10 mph wind will push most 308 bullets more than 10 inches within 400 yards....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,820
Posted By PlanoDano
I think Wyoming has it right.

I think Wyoming has it right.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 936
Posted By PlanoDano
One couple of general tips So many shoes...

One couple of general tips

So many shoes have a waterproof layer. I suggest you find a pair without a waterproof membrane. It increases heat and sweat in the shoe which will make you more prone to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 936
Posted By PlanoDano
Depends on your feet. Most Euro models do not fit...

Depends on your feet. Most Euro models do not fit my high instep and wide forefoot but some Solomons will. I do well with zero drop so I would recommend you try on some altra's. Oboz and Brooks get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,151
Posted By PlanoDano
In my view For backpacking the pack is the best...

In my view
For backpacking the pack is the best place to save weight. For hunting the pack might be the worst place to save weight. But you might not be as tough on your gear.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By PlanoDano
working here

working here
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-20-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By PlanoDano
Why the oil? I spend quite a bit of time...

Why the oil?

I spend quite a bit of time degreasing every surface, thread and bolt. I am not saying you are wrong it is just the way I was taught.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,235
Posted By PlanoDano
Home, when I was young we did not have money for...

Home, when I was young we did not have money for anything else. I did not know a processor or anyone who used one. Now it is just part of what I do. I have taken my meat for grind it a couple of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,143
Posted By PlanoDano
Sharp maker or Work Sharp angle set. Anyone can...

Sharp maker or Work Sharp angle set. Anyone can sharpen very sharp with these except for some steels like S90v an M4.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 03:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By PlanoDano
Could you imagine trying to sit there looking...

Could you imagine trying to sit there looking cool with all that adrenaline pumping. Being too far from the gun probably saved him. I remember the first time I brought an elk into my sites and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By PlanoDano
SWFA SS fixed is best value $300 and under ...

SWFA SS fixed is best value $300 and under

6X42 is currently backordered

10 X42 is currently on sale for $269 with rings (through Monday)

can get both in mil or moa
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By PlanoDano
Most rifles are shooters these days. I would...

Most rifles are shooters these days. I would drive down the Scheels and handle Browning, Bergara, Tikka and CA in your price range. If stretching I would handle the Sako also.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-26-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By PlanoDano
How would you be using the rifle.

How would you be using the rifle.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,052
Posted By PlanoDano
Glad everything worked out

Glad everything worked out
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,052
Posted By PlanoDano
Not with Warne for Tikka. It has a recoil pin on...

Not with Warne for Tikka. It has a recoil pin on front ring.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,786
Posted By PlanoDano
No - I would never make a leveraged investment...

No - I would never make a leveraged investment that did not have positive cash flow within a few months. If I bought some it would not be as an investment.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-12-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,108
Posted By PlanoDano
I have seen a couple of the cross rifles. They...

I have seen a couple of the cross rifles. They looked to be geared towards western backpack hunters. Barrel on the 308 is 16 inches which seemed at odds with the perceived notion that you have to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 639
Posted By PlanoDano
Yeah, I keep 2 mid-range PSE bows vs an alpha bow...

Yeah, I keep 2 mid-range PSE bows vs an alpha bow from any manufacturer. Mainly because most years I hunt out of state (this year is an exception, I had to turn my tag in due to family illness). I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-25-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By PlanoDano
Glad it worked out for you. It seems Tikka has...

Glad it worked out for you. It seems Tikka has really been focused on delivering 6.5 prc for the last 6 months. I picked one up also in black and tan.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-22-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 749
Posted By PlanoDano
Really good question. I spend the extra dollars...

Really good question. I spend the extra dollars but have no idea what measurements to make to insure I am getting value for my money. I had learned a lot about scope mounting and installation about...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-20-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,757
Posted By PlanoDano
Yeah, I have a brand new (not yet scoped) Tikka...

Yeah, I have a brand new (not yet scoped) Tikka T3x Lite in 6.5....!!! PRC !!!. I do not own a CM but have hunted and target shot my BIL's CM. I have not shot a 6.5 PRC. I have friends with the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-20-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,757
Posted By PlanoDano
I will take the opposing here. While I would...

I will take the opposing here. While I would probably buy the prc over the CM new, I would probably not give up a good CM to replace it with a prc for huntimg. Both will deliver a 143 eldx to 500...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-17-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By PlanoDano
It is hard to argue with a 6.5 CM. I do not own...

It is hard to argue with a 6.5 CM. I do not own one but if something was to happen to my 7mm-08 I would replace it with 6.5 CM. Factory loads sustaining velocity > 1800 to 700 yards with a 143 gr....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-13-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By PlanoDano
I have moved almost exclusively to NightForce...

I have moved almost exclusively to NightForce simply because I want durability. The only problem is they are not light.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,033
Posted By PlanoDano
Does X-plan make sense for those with it? Not in...

Does X-plan make sense for those with it? Not in the market myself, just curious
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,606
Posted By PlanoDano
I have several setups. A tarp and bug bivy has...

I have several setups. A tarp and bug bivy has been my go to setup the last few years. Age is catching up with me and I have a harder time getting out of the bug bivy so will probably go back to the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-13-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By PlanoDano
Thanks all. 1. All agree, start low and work...

Thanks all.
1. All agree, start low and work up. Texas Grown added to pick one powder. I will do this as I was going to try three (h380, h4350, and staBall 6.5), I will pick one.

2. All agree...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By PlanoDano
If you like rogue bars get them on black friday....

If you like rogue bars get them on black friday. Racks which are to be bolted down are really a lot better when bolted down. I like racks with full safety bars. I have never used them in home gym but...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-11-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By PlanoDano
More reloading questions

As far as reloading I have always said I did not need another hobby but I have now made the jump. A few beginner questions.

1. load data from different sources has big difference in Max load
...
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By PlanoDano
I usually practice 3 times a week at 20. I try to...

I usually practice 3 times a week at 20. I try to get to a longer range at least every other week to practice to 80. I mix it up when practicing at 20. 1 knee, 2 knees holding for 50 count and so on.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-07-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 889
Posted By PlanoDano
This year may be the year to keep it simple. I...

This year may be the year to keep it simple. I have an Accura with a breech modded for 209 primers to run buckhorn 209 powder. There is really scattered availability on both of these. I do see 777...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-02-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,532
Posted By PlanoDano
I do not have a 6.5 CM because I have been...

I do not have a 6.5 CM because I have been reducing the cartridges I support for some time and I have a 7mm-08 that covers my uses in this class. Now if I did not already have the 7mm-08 I would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By PlanoDano
I use the extenders and would not be without...

I use the extenders and would not be without them. I think it is the best ground based tool, far superior to a pop up blind in every way. I am speaking as a mobile hunter on public lands.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,366
Posted By PlanoDano
I do not know if things have changed in 40 years...

I do not know if things have changed in 40 years but there were those in Waller county who were pretty much untouchable.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-28-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By PlanoDano
For 30mm I used sportsmatch. For 1 inch I have...

For 30mm I used sportsmatch. For 1 inch I have use both Talley and Warne with Talley getting the nod. I have less than 100 rounds on the sportsmatch which seems to be good for now but time will tell.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,245
Posted By PlanoDano
Deep East Texas is full of mysteries. Why do...

Deep East Texas is full of mysteries.
Why do you need a flea market and one room church on every block?
Why would you announce who is in the hospital on the radio? (in West Texas everyone knows who...
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