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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 696
Posted By El Paisano
I limped around for 3 years with it until an...

I limped around for 3 years with it until an orthopedic surgeon friend gave me some stretching exercises to do. It took about 10 months, but I was able to do a 10 mile ruck march after doing the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,153
Posted By El Paisano
You can do it. I started Copenhagen in 1971 and...

You can do it. I started Copenhagen in 1971 and quit in 1989. Finally quit tobacco all together Jan 30 2005. My whole health got much better after I quit dipping.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-09-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,297
Posted By El Paisano
I have 2 Ruger Americans. Other than cleaning all...

I have 2 Ruger Americans. Other than cleaning all the grease/oil out before shooting they don't recommend any special cleaning regimen...and mine easily shoot 1/2 moa and sometimes less, even with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-08-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By El Paisano
THEN, with that 50mm objective, the scope may be...

THEN, with that 50mm objective, the scope may be too high for the comb of the rifle stock, and you will need to get a cheek riser to get your eye in line with the scope.
If you have to go that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-08-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By El Paisano
Ring height varies with manufacturer and style....

Ring height varies with manufacturer and style. It also matters what kind of rifle you are getting. Vortex can help you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,493
Posted By El Paisano
They are doing it the way they should have been...

They are doing it the way they should have been doing it all along. Over 20 years ago I tried to buy my son a rifle at Oshman's for college graduation and they wouldn't let me pay for it and him do...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-06-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,230
Posted By El Paisano
Other things you need to watch out for are the...

Other things you need to watch out for are the high level antibiotics. I can't remember the name of what the doc gave me, but I found out the hard way that it causes muscle/tendon tears. Tore one in...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-06-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,563
Posted By El Paisano
In recent years, my rifle needs have changed, so...

In recent years, my rifle needs have changed, so I recently changed the lineup and have passed several on to the sons for the grandkids.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,007
Posted By El Paisano
My wife and I have had to settle 3 estates....

My wife and I have had to settle 3 estates. Personally, we set up a trust for ours.
However, when someone who owns property writes a will, it is their wishes that must be followed. The Will...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-15-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By El Paisano
I use a dead air nomad 30.

I use a dead air nomad 30.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,617
Posted By El Paisano
Seems like real estate is the only place to put...

Seems like real estate is the only place to put money to protect it from this inflation. If you sell, you can't find a comparable place for the same money.
I bought a unique place about 11 years ago...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,820
Posted By El Paisano
I've had many 22 handguns. They are gone with no...

I've had many 22 handguns. They are gone with no pics. The only one I have pics of is a JC Higgins model 88 (AKA High Standard Sentinel) w/ 6" barrel, 9 shot, DA/SA.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,057
Posted By El Paisano
Good she is OK. 2 years ago my wife tripped on...

Good she is OK. 2 years ago my wife tripped on the dishwasher door, fell, and broke her hip. They repaired it with 3 long screws. It took a long time to get over that, and she still walks with a limp.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,607
Posted By El Paisano
I spent many, many years in service management...

I spent many, many years in service management positions that were responsible for 24/7 service, from foreman up to corporate management. When my last child was about to graduate from college I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By El Paisano
Good for the rats. Don't try to crank it until...

Good for the rats. Don't try to crank it until you have completely cleaned out the fuel system. That old fuel will varnish and cause all kinds of havoc. Does it have a metal fuel tank? If so, it has...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-18-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By El Paisano
I recently bought a 12X42 from them. Hope I don't...

I recently bought a 12X42 from them. Hope I don't have any trouble with it. Sure like it so far.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,705
Posted By El Paisano
High flow.

High flow.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-07-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By El Paisano
This is for bolt action, by the way. Ruger Ranch.

This is for bolt action, by the way. Ruger Ranch.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-06-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By El Paisano
Who uses H110 for subsonic 300 blk loads?

I have H110 and 190 Sub-x bullets. Some sources indicate that case fill is a problem. Does anyone have any first hand experience with using H110 for subsonic 300 blk?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-24-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,305
Posted By El Paisano
I have a 5-25 Viper PST Gen II FFP with MOA "2C"...

I have a 5-25 Viper PST Gen II FFP with MOA "2C" reticle that I am very happy with.
If you are shooting not over 700 yds I would suggest a fixed power SWFA with MOA quad reticle. It has enough...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,210
Posted By El Paisano
chootem

chootem
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-20-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 283,667
Posted By El Paisano
I have: 243 brass: 20 Federal 2X, FL resized;...

I have:
243 brass: 20 Federal 2X, FL resized; 18 Norma 2X, FL resized, 2 Norma 1X and primed; 7 Federal 1X, FL resized and primed.
30-30 brass: 56 1X Remington brass.

Dies: Lee RGB 243 dies set...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-20-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By El Paisano
Good rifle. I just bought one in 300 blk, and I...

Good rifle. I just bought one in 300 blk, and I already had a Ruger Predator that will shoot 1/4" groups at 100 yds.
Congratulations.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-17-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By El Paisano
I got a new caliber at the worst time possible...

I got a new caliber at the worst time possible and had to hunt hard for ammo for 2 or 3 months. Bought most of it before prices got so high. Also got back into reloading.
Prices for reloading...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-11-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By El Paisano
My older 22s (one around 100 years old) like...

My older 22s (one around 100 years old) like standard velocity ammo. Some newer ones like high velocity ammo. How much power do you need to put a bullet through a squirrel's head? For small game I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,551
Posted By El Paisano
Of course I know what it is...but I am 70. I...

Of course I know what it is...but I am 70.
I remember when beer cans rusted.
Who knows what Fabacher is????
Forum: Traditional 05-09-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,777
Posted By El Paisano
He is back together with his beloved Redbird now....

He is back together with his beloved Redbird now.
RIP.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,194
Posted By El Paisano
I had rather hunt squirrels with a 22 than deer...

I had rather hunt squirrels with a 22 than deer any day.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,192
Posted By El Paisano
Looks like they were about my age. Kind of...

Looks like they were about my age. Kind of reminds me of when I had to handle my father in law's estate. That stuff tells a story about their lives. It is kind of sad to me that nowadays their heirs...
Forum: Traditional 04-27-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,996
Posted By El Paisano
I must be doing something wrong. I've put out pig...

I must be doing something wrong. I've put out pig pipes a couple of time over a span of few years and all I ever see on them are coons.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By El Paisano
Duct seal compound at Lowes, HD, etc. About $4...

Duct seal compound at Lowes, HD, etc. About $4 for a pound, It is like modeling clay, only heavier and stiffer....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By El Paisano
That sucks, I just got one a week ago for the...

That sucks, I just got one a week ago for the regular price.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,912
Posted By El Paisano
Folks, please don't take opiates lightly. My wife...

Folks, please don't take opiates lightly. My wife and I are 71 and have custody of 2 baby grand daughters due to our daughter's addiction that started with Doctors and pharmaceutical companies...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By El Paisano
Not me. Still use B55.

Not me. Still use B55.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By El Paisano
I've been trying to get a new metal shop built...

I've been trying to get a new metal shop built now since I told them to proceed back in January. They hadn't even started and the building guy didn't even return my calls so I told them last week...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-12-2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,590
Posted By El Paisano
I remember those days. The good news is that when...

I remember those days. The good news is that when you get ancient you get up when you wake up and take a nap anytime you want...and don't pay attention to a clock. Right now my alarm is a 2 year old...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,887
Posted By El Paisano
Ha, I'll bet I could give them some images that...

Ha, I'll bet I could give them some images that they couldn't un-see.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,117
Posted By El Paisano
Good luck. My wife and I bought a house 8 years...

Good luck. My wife and I bought a house 8 years ago that was all wall papered. We paid someone to take it off and texture the walls. No way was I going to do it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By El Paisano
My wife, who is 4 months older than me, makes fun...

My wife, who is 4 months older than me, makes fun of me because I still call it an ice box. We are both '51 models.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By El Paisano
Cool. I see that it was established in 1987. One...

Cool. I see that it was established in 1987. One of my Ranger buddies was the SGM of the Marksmanship Unit, but he was probably getting close to retirement by then.
It sure takes a lot more than...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By El Paisano
My granddaughter does best on Alimentum. It is...

My granddaughter does best on Alimentum. It is available at Walmart for about $12 per 32 oz bottle. May be cheaper with Rx.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,388
Posted By El Paisano
Cornbread is good anytime.

Cornbread is good anytime.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-29-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 283,667
Posted By El Paisano
You have to keep checking all day, and even night...

You have to keep checking all day, and even night with PV. PV will add powders at night and on weekends. I am retired and keep tabs open all day for PV, Hodgdon, Midway, Midsouth, Brownells, etc....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 283,667
Posted By El Paisano
Both PV and Hodgdon's had some H4350 for a while...

Both PV and Hodgdon's had some H4350 for a while today. Managed to get an 8 pounder but went OOS right after I completed my order.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 21,835
Posted By El Paisano
I use an older Sig unit mounted on part of a CO2...

I use an older Sig unit mounted on part of a CO2 pistol handle.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-27-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,478
Posted By El Paisano
I'll go with a revolver any day. First, I can...

I'll go with a revolver any day. First, I can load several rounds of rat/snake shot, followed by some solids for other critters. Can't do that with a semi-auto.
Mine is an old JC Higgins (High...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 67,936
Posted By El Paisano
Nothing.

Nothing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By El Paisano
Back in the 90's I was the Technical Service Mgr...

Back in the 90's I was the Technical Service Mgr for the outfit that imported FAE heads. We had fits with them coming apart, but I believe most of the problems were from putting them on marginal HP...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-21-2022, 07:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,951
Posted By El Paisano
Thank God for Muzzlebrake and Froggy. I was...

Thank God for Muzzlebrake and Froggy. I was starting to feel like I was the oldest with one foot in the grave and the other on a banana peel.
I can't go anyway.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-20-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By El Paisano
I use a powder measure just short of the required...

I use a powder measure just short of the required load and then trickle on a beam scale, for every one, if you want them consistent.
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