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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By TX03RUBI
For the HMR Premier Iíd look at the Razor AMG...

For the HMR Premier Iíd look at the Razor AMG 624, and both AR platforms Iíd consider the same optic. The PSTII 2-10x32. Obviously preference has something to do with it, but thatís what Iíd be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By TX03RUBI
Yep it’s nuts! We’re going to camp for the fest,...

Yep it’s nuts! We’re going to camp for the fest, then move on closer to Glacier or Flathead after the concert and get a nice Airbnb afterwards. The prices are outrageous during the fest. He’ll even...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By TX03RUBI
Good deal! I had added Friday to our tickets...

Good deal! I had added Friday to our tickets anyways. Figured if I was driving that far for a show then I was going to see as much of it as I could lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By TX03RUBI
I started questioning that as well. The flyer I...

I started questioning that as well. The flyer I was sent for it had Bingham on the front listed with Isbell and Childers. The flyer I posted doesnít have it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By TX03RUBI
I was already planning on checking him out. Iíve...

I was already planning on checking him out. Iíve listed to his stuff for a while now, but never seen him play.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím not sure how I missed them on the lineup, but...

Iím not sure how I missed them on the lineup, but that just made this even better :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By TX03RUBI
Under The Big Sky Fest in Whitefish MT

Well the wife has been wanting to go back to Montana since our honeymoon, and we were planning on it for her 30th birthday this year anyways. Just got wind of a concert in July with her two favorite...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By TX03RUBI
If anyone needs any 380 in West Texas Iíve got a...

If anyone needs any 380 in West Texas Iíve got a box of 50 brass Iíd trade for a box of 9mm, 75 Gr BTHP 556 or 223, or 17 HMR.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By TX03RUBI
I have only used my hammock in pretty mild to hot...

I have only used my hammock in pretty mild to hot weather, so no idea how well it works in colder temps. I use a really light Kelty camp blanket underneath between myself and the hammock. It keeps me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By TX03RUBI
If time isnít an issue Iíd like to spend 5 days...

If time isnít an issue Iíd like to spend 5 days at each for a trip like that. We did a similar trip a few years ago, and only got 3 full days at Glacier and Yellowstone. We hit a few other parks...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-05-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,279
Posted By TX03RUBI
Itís rendered my G19s obsolete. Enough that Iím...

Itís rendered my G19s obsolete. Enough that Iím procuring more 48s and selling off a few 19s lol
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-02-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,172
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíd be happy it wasnít a more expensive piece,...

Iíd be happy it wasnít a more expensive piece, then Iíd enjoy treating it as a tool since someone already took the difficult part away for me. The first one is always the hardest. After that enjoy it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-02-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By TX03RUBI
Snag another Mask. You can never have too many 22...

Snag another Mask. You can never have too many 22 cans. Also the Wolfman is a pretty cool little can. I’m not of pistol cans by any means, but the Wolfman makes a great sub gun can that can double as...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-02-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By TX03RUBI
The Omega is definitely quieter than the Sandman...

The Omega is definitely quieter than the Sandman S. The S wasnít designed to be a quiet can by any means. While theyíre relatively the same length the Omega has more internal volume which helps...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-01-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,279
Posted By TX03RUBI
G48 with Overwatch Precision trigger, 507K, and...

G48 with Overwatch Precision trigger, 507K, and Shield S15 mags.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By TX03RUBI
I bought our first machine from them in 2013. It...

I bought our first machine from them in 2013. It was a so so experience with a good price. In 2018 I tried to buy another machine from them based on the price they gave me on the first. Bait and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By TX03RUBI
OP my wife and I went to GNP in 2018 as part of...

OP my wife and I went to GNP in 2018 as part of our honeymoon road trip. We drove 5400 miles in 19 days, and hit 8 national parks if you include the 3 we hit in Canada. Out of all the parks I’ve been...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By TX03RUBI
Greenville is about the shadiest dealership Iíve...

Greenville is about the shadiest dealership Iíve had the displeasure of dealing with. Had quite a few buddies who have echoed my thoughts as well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By TX03RUBI
Youíre thinking Columbia Falls. Theyíre home to a...

Youíre thinking Columbia Falls. Theyíre home to a lot of fine companies such as Proof, Defiance, Mystery Ranch, and a handful of others I know Iím missing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By TX03RUBI
Run up to Polebridge. You’ll leave the park for a...

Run up to Polebridge. You’ll leave the park for a little while on the drive up if you drive from the west end of the park. There’s a little souvenir store and restaurant about 2 miles before...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,419
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve been a GM man all my life, and I bought GM...

Iíve been a GM man all my life, and I bought GM for our fleet trucks for a few years at my current gig. Personally I switched to Ford, and our fleet has switched to Toyota. My last GM was a 2018 that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-30-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By TX03RUBI
The NRL Hunter league has kicked off this year...

The NRL Hunter league has kicked off this year after the success of the Hornady Precision Hunter challenge last year in Colorado. Unfortunately none of the matches are in Texas this year, but they’re...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,419
Posted By TX03RUBI
:D

:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,334
Posted By TX03RUBI
Lived a few miles down the road from his...

Lived a few miles down the road from his bookstore in AC. Always wanted to stop and say hi. Never did. I should have. RIP sir!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-26-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 160,296
Posted By TX03RUBI
How much you looking for? I may know of an 8 lb...

How much you looking for? I may know of an 8 lb jug or two sitting on a shelf in an ol hardware store on my normal route for normal prices.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve seen that formula overshoot more often than...

Iíve seen that formula overshoot more often than not. It usually gets you ballpark though. Iím going 220-225 unless we can get better pics. Heís a big pig, but heís far from huge.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By TX03RUBI
Maintenance and repairs are two different things....

Maintenance and repairs are two different things. And yes slightly increased maintenance. I drive both every day. I spend about $60 more per 20,000 miles on maintenance. When something does break on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By TX03RUBI
IMO the half ton diesels are a solution in search...

IMO the half ton diesels are a solution in search of a problem. Theyíre not torque monsters in the least bit, theyíre considerably slower, but they get good fuel mileage. Factor in slightly increased...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-24-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By TX03RUBI
A wee bit so far. Had planned to jump off head...

A wee bit so far. Had planned to jump off head first in it, and was ordering a barrel when all this crap jumped off last year. Still put a few hundred rounds through them, and have a couple coyotes...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-24-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím assuming ASR mount? If so while itís not...

Iím assuming ASR mount? If so while itís not exactly typical itís not exactly rare either. I like the Saker a lot, but the ASR is kinda horrible IMO.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-24-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 502
Posted By TX03RUBI
I think for either of the TBH Specials offered...

I think for either of the TBH Specials offered I’d be more weight conscious than any of the tactical style scopes offered including the NX8. I’d be looking at the VX6HD or the Swaro Z8i if budget...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-24-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,833
Posted By TX03RUBI
If I was looking to mountain hunt with it I’d...

If I was looking to mountain hunt with it I’d look at the Tikka. They’re available in a range of weights from 6ish lbs to a few lbs heavier. If I was just planning on Texas blind hunting, etc then...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-24-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By TX03RUBI
Youíre right about it being POI shift. That said...

Youíre right about it being POI shift. That said any quality can and mounting system should have minimal, if any, POI shift. The exception being a heavier quality can on light profile weight barrels.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,105
Posted By TX03RUBI
Yes to both Dale and Bboswell!

Yes to both Dale and Bboswell!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-24-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By TX03RUBI
Looks like the PorkSword

Looks like the PorkSword
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,546
Posted By TX03RUBI
This will save a lot of grief once you learn to...

This will save a lot of grief once you learn to read it!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,546
Posted By TX03RUBI
It happens far less on here fortunately. I used...

It happens far less on here fortunately. I used to buy/sell/trade a ton. Still do a decent amount, but not near as much as I used to due to dealing with people. Iíve had less issues here than...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-23-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,546
Posted By TX03RUBI
Thatís right. You snagged that Bergara from...

Thatís right. You snagged that Bergara from Travis. I think my ďbuddyĒ would find out just how well a rifle fits where the sun donít shine lol
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-22-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By TX03RUBI
Started with Harris, swapped them all for Atlas,...

Started with Harris, swapped them all for Atlas, and then swapped them all back for Harris. I’ll take the speed of the Harris with notched legs over an Atlas all day every day.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,941
Posted By TX03RUBI
You’re right and wrong. I believe in what they...

You’re right and wrong. I believe in what they don’t know doesn’t hurt them. I’ve left before when asked without issue for carrying where I wasn’t wanted. I carry everywhere up until the point they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-15-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,941
Posted By TX03RUBI
Youíre not wrong, but at the same time youíre not...

Youíre not wrong, but at the same time youíre not totally correct either. If a government entity asked me to violate my beliefs then weíre going to court. If a private entity asks me to then Iím...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-14-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By TX03RUBI
They really do. Iíve already sold 1 - G19, and...

They really do. Iíve already sold 1 - G19, and Iím considering selling a couple more. If it wasnít for mag availability of the G19/G17 mags I probably wouldíve done it already.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-14-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By TX03RUBI
I went with the CHPWS plate. Very easy install,...

I went with the CHPWS plate. Very easy install, and the height is perfect. That said I’ve got another 48 I’m thinking about having milled to install the sight slightly lower just to compare the two....
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-14-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,966
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’m lucky enough to have a boy like I always...

I’m lucky enough to have a boy like I always wanted. I dreamed of having a boy, and had nightmares of having a girl. 3-4 weeks before we found out the sex of our kid I had to watch my 2 year old...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-14-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By TX03RUBI
My 48 MOS with 507K and Overwatch Precision...

My 48 MOS with 507K and Overwatch Precision trigger. Iíve thoroughly enjoyed carrying this setup, and with the S15s I canít see a reason for me to change.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-14-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By TX03RUBI
I ordered 4 S15s directly from Shield about 6...

I ordered 4 S15s directly from Shield about 6 weeks ago. They took 12 days from order to my door. Not near as bad as I was expecting.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-14-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím not a tropical person myself, and I...

Iím not a tropical person myself, and I absolutely loved that trip. Chuck was extremely gracious, and we loved his place. Iíd spend 100% of my vacations in the mountains if possible before that trip,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,941
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím sure theyíd arrest someone just as quick for...

Iím sure theyíd arrest someone just as quick for outside food or drink IF they didnít leave when requested and got belligerent when LEO showed up to escort them off premises.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-13-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By TX03RUBI
TLR 7 Sub that just came out fits the 43X MOS and...

TLR 7 Sub that just came out fits the 43X MOS and 48 MOS. I’m wanting to play with one and see if if it belongs on my 48.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By TX03RUBI
https://bergerbullets.com/twist-rate-calculator/ ...

https://bergerbullets.com/twist-rate-calculator/

I checked velocity as low as 2400 with the 185 Juggernaut and 10 twist. It wasn’t even close to marginal you should be good to go.
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