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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 08:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,396
Posted By Slick8
I see some comments above that make me think. ...

I see some comments above that make me think.

First off, its not a war zone. I live southwest of Houston and work at hobby airport. I've lived in alberquque and the Washington DC area while in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,396
Posted By Slick8
I agree with the value part of it. If my AR...

I agree with the value part of it.

If my AR hadn't been lost in a tragic boating accident it would be worth a fair penny.

If my 870 hadn't been lost in the above boating accident it would be...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Slick8
That's a bute, would be nice to see him around...

That's a bute, would be nice to see him around December or January in full winter coat perforate him.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-28-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By Slick8
I'm been wanting one of these so bad I can't...

I'm been wanting one of these so bad I can't stand it since introduced at SHOT.

If I have a job next year we'll be talking.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Slick8
I kill 4-5 each year plus a hog or two. I'll do...

I kill 4-5 each year plus a hog or two. I'll do my best to tag out this year even if I don't get a trophy buck I typically have access to doe tags from a few places that just don't make the effort to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-19-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,916
Posted By Slick8
Starting load development on a budget bench gun...

Starting load development on a budget bench gun in 6 dasher.

Savage target action with a 1:7.5 bart, bell and Carlson, PST Gen II 5-25 and TB Ultra 7. All bought used except for the barrel.

It...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,411
Posted By Slick8
I saw this episode or YouTube clip about a year...

I saw this episode or YouTube clip about a year ago.

I'm 100% for hunting giraffe or anything legal but there was something off-putting about this one.

He seems to become a bigger goober every...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,072
Posted By Slick8
Well dang, the world will be okay now. Good to...

Well dang, the world will be okay now. Good to see you guys out after em.

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-17-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,310
Posted By Slick8
Wow, a bunch of wadded up panties today. I...

Wow, a bunch of wadded up panties today.

I tell ya, for every man that releases a few barrs each year perhaps those same guys quit shooting, trapping and running them with dogs. Most who release a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-10-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By Slick8
Imo- the creed is the way to go if you don't...

Imo- the creed is the way to go if you don't currently reload.

If you want a bench / hunting rig I'd say the 65 creed as it provides a lot more terminal pop then the 6. If it's mostly a bench rig...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-10-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By Slick8
Not sure if you reload or not so I'm going to say...

Not sure if you reload or not so I'm going to say 6 creed in a heavy rifle. The creed has excellent factory offerings and great premium brass available.

As Matt stated the 223 will get beat up in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,500
Posted By Slick8
No pics but I went to Central Texas BBQ for lunch...

No pics but I went to Central Texas BBQ for lunch the first day they allowed dine in.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Slick8
They're much later than 03, I started here in 09...

They're much later than 03, I started here in 09 and subscribed the year they came out.

You may be thinking of the journal that predated TBH.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Slick8
I have them as well. Some of the best laid out,...

I have them as well. Some of the best laid out, pictures and quality of any magazine I've had.

More like a coffee table book.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,433
Posted By Slick8
Yes I do. Sent from my SM-N975U using...

Yes I do.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-29-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,466
Posted By Slick8
Interesting, I'll be in the market in a year or...

Interesting, I'll be in the market in a year or two and will give this a look.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,947
Posted By Slick8
I think "ethical" was too strong a word. I would...

I think "ethical" was too strong a word. I would say its not "sporting" to a true turkey hunter just like not shooting ducks which have landed or jump shooting them from a tank. Its legal but not...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-20-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,369
Posted By Slick8
Another vote for grip and pull. If you're...

Another vote for grip and pull.

If you're careful, you'll hardly see a mark on the bullet.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-16-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By Slick8
I'm surprised they still have 123 cans. Thought...

I'm surprised they still have 123 cans. Thought it would have been gone much quicker with the number of people looking for varget.

https://store.thirdgenerationshootingsupply.com/
If you google...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-15-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By Slick8
Shipping and hazard is $30 from gene sears....

Shipping and hazard is $30 from gene sears. That's a good deal for hazmat and a great price per pound on the varget. Only wish it was an 8 pound jug.

As hard as some of the powders are to find,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-15-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By Slick8
What luck, I randomly checked the green screen to...

What luck, I randomly checked the green screen to see this.

Been looking for a while now. Stocked up. It's going fast, 10 cans sold while I completed my transaction.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Slick8
That dog will hunt. Enjoy. Sent from...

That dog will hunt.

Enjoy.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,779
Posted By Slick8
No help but that's a great project. Can't...

No help but that's a great project.

Can't wait to see it completed.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By Slick8
I'm stuck at work hoping you stick one and post...

I'm stuck at work hoping you stick one and post it up.

Best of luck to ya.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 774
Posted By Slick8
I'd go with a 22 or 6 creed. I've read about some...

I'd go with a 22 or 6 creed. I've read about some guys on other sites getting great performance from these in an 18 inch.

I have a 22-250AI which is nearly identical to the creed and it does...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,610
Posted By Slick8
I'm doing well and eating a lot of it. I'm...

I'm doing well and eating a lot of it.

I'm glad that I went with some buddies to kill a cow elk with J-J last fall. That and a WT buck and doe plus fish and now two turkeys have me in Muy Bueno...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-06-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,915
Posted By Slick8
The 270 with modern ammo is very capable and will...

The 270 with modern ammo is very capable and will serve you well. Be certain that your stock is bedded and you have good glass.

Now if you want to buy or build a new rifle I'll never so say dont...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 962
Posted By Slick8
Bingo. I keep saying I'm going to try my bow...

Bingo.

I keep saying I'm going to try my bow and look likely without a blind. I tried it several years ago a couple of times on a day lease and was in birds even killing one over hand corn but...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-05-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Slick8
Very nice. I didn't have a good stand last season...

Very nice. I didn't have a good stand last season as it was dry but it must have came up late. I walked it during turkey season the other day.

I have a good amount of arrow leaf, crimson and a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-04-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By Slick8
I'm planning something similar but in a WSM sized...

I'm planning something similar but in a WSM sized cartridge.

I'm looking at an 18 proof sedero lite in 300 or 338 wsm paired with a light action and stock. Will be a handy rig when / if done.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-03-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 551
Posted By Slick8
Some great stuff listed above. I'll add a...

Some great stuff listed above.

I'll add a few.

This guy has some good stuff and this movie is well worth watching. Ryan Bingham.
http://youtu.be/Gl8QkttWs8Y


http://youtu.be/jHnSj9Ls6pU
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 891
Posted By Slick8
No fun, I have a fraction of that around my house...

No fun, I have a fraction of that around my house and it's a pain.

We'll both be cleaning the filters very soon.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,794
Posted By Slick8
I like flour as they really soak up the sauce. ...

I like flour as they really soak up the sauce.

If you prefer them to not soak it up then use corn.The meat is cooked so I go for about 45 minutes at 325.

I'm not real scientific with this meal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,410
Posted By Slick8
Congrats Shane, I'll be headed out on the 1st to...

Congrats Shane, I'll be headed out on the 1st to chase some thunder chickens myself if not working.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,837
Posted By Slick8
You would think none of this would happen but...

You would think none of this would happen but today's climate is proof of just how we as a society are willing to give up our constitutional rights, some even saying take them please for my safety.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,794
Posted By Slick8
You can slow cook or insta-pot a pork roast or...

You can slow cook or insta-pot a pork roast or chicken breast and season to desired taste.

I use the following taco seasoning plus the addition of.
Ancho and Guajillo chillies ran through a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,794
Posted By Slick8
Pulled pork tacos tonight with the left overs...

Pulled pork tacos tonight with the left overs being used for southwest enchilada casserole.996533

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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-20-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,374
Posted By Slick8
That was a good read and she is spot on with...

That was a good read and she is spot on with what's the bigger fear about all this.

Her last statement sums up the real fear.

"If this is the new normal, where incomplete data and media-fueled...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,076
Posted By Slick8
I'm going 3006, dont know why it's so overlooked...

I'm going 3006, dont know why it's so overlooked in most cases.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-17-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 12,379
Posted By Slick8
I check in on this thread from time to time but...

I check in on this thread from time to time but don't believe I've posted.

A quick catch up, I lost 40 pounds last year for general health and well being plus preparing for an elk hunt this coming...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-17-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,877
Posted By Slick8
Very nice Matt, I'm thinking of a switch lug for...

Very nice Matt, I'm thinking of a switch lug for my next build.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Slick8
Been thinking of this myself. I haven't raised a...

Been thinking of this myself. I haven't raised a batch in years and never from eggs.

Keep the updates coming through butchering please.

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Forum: Traditional 03-07-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By Slick8
Man I'm in for this one. Talk about the...

Man I'm in for this one.

Talk about the ultimate utilitarian.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,312
Posted By Slick8
I would say the curry idea above isn't a bad one....

I would say the curry idea above isn't a bad one. Or perhaps sliced thin and heavily blackened.

I have a theory where ball size to body size adversely affects the taste of game and these critters...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,528
Posted By Slick8
Tuned in for a great hunt for some most deserving...

Tuned in for a great hunt for some most deserving people.

The food alone will be worth the trip, animals will be a bonus.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-05-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Slick8
The only difference may be the reticles offered. ...

The only difference may be the reticles offered.

I'm actually considering the 2-12x42 for a lightweight rig. Glass quality of the vx6 will make the 44 more then enough for hunting during legal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,943
Posted By Slick8
You've been complaining about this for weeks, you...

You've been complaining about this for weeks, you cell phone told about you considering an Alexa and is NOT happy.

Be careful, be very careful regarding your cell phone, he's feeling vulnerable...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Slick8
Congrats to the both of you. Good to see some...

Congrats to the both of you. Good to see some companies treat people like more than just a number.

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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 03-02-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,517
Posted By Slick8
I wish, I'm in Chicago right now. Although i...

I wish, I'm in Chicago right now.

Although i can't complain, the weather is nice and the food is great.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By Slick8
You can have some real fun with rimfires, most...

You can have some real fun with rimfires, most every big range has 22lr matches ranging from beginner to expert.

Here's my 22lr and the 17hmr is on the left of 3. One other option for good fun...
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