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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,269
Posted By sir shovelhands
As someone invested in an AR10 with two uppers,...

As someone invested in an AR10 with two uppers, I'd warn you away from one for several reasons. The ar10 platform is significantly more expensive, very few receivers are interchangeable, and they're...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-25-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,408
Posted By sir shovelhands
How did you read it? The article I mean, not the...

How did you read it? The article I mean, not the title.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By sir shovelhands
I'd bet this is the priority, since they have a...

I'd bet this is the priority, since they have a greater mark-up than primers on their own.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-25-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,408
Posted By sir shovelhands
The title just doesn't square with what they...

The title just doesn't square with what they wrote in the article, just seems like clickbait? I don't see where they're showing 6000 Biden votes were removed from the count, and then added back,...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-25-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,408
Posted By sir shovelhands
The first sentence of the article "Joe...

The first sentence of the article

"Joe Biden’s lead in Arizona dropped from 10,377 votes to 4,202 after a machine error was discovered on Tuesday"

and the last sentence

"Biden’s lead is now...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-24-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,661
Posted By sir shovelhands
https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/district-cour...

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/georgia/gandce/1:2020cv04651/283580/54/

(denied in this specific case, not thrown out, mistake on my part)

Lin Wood is listed on the case...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-24-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,661
Posted By sir shovelhands
Well she was apart of his team for a week: ...

Well she was apart of his team for a week:

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1327811527123103746

Until they disowned her on the 22nd.

As far as murder goes, I don't see how them...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-24-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,661
Posted By sir shovelhands
Post Problem is they've been getting absolutely...

Problem is they've been getting absolutely murdered in court.

Given that their main argument in many cases is disenfranchisement, and the remedy they're proposing is mass disenfranchisement...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,981
Posted By sir shovelhands
Only way to know is testing a sample. Start...

Only way to know is testing a sample.

Start at the recommended interval, then if the lab says it's good to go, stretch it out a bit and see what comes back with the next test, rinse and repeat.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By sir shovelhands
Plumb bob method with a flashlight through the...

Plumb bob method with a flashlight through the objective is the most accurate. I've also just taped a sheet of paper to a wall and used a level to draw a straight line on it.

The problem with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By sir shovelhands
Wonder if they have a lot of powder, everyone is...

Wonder if they have a lot of powder, everyone is out down here :(

Maybe I could order 1000# and become a distributor.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,269
Posted By sir shovelhands
And is severely underrated on the SBR front. ...

And is severely underrated on the SBR front.

Only weakness is subsonics, but I'd say all standard small frame ARs (meaning non-45 cals or ar10s) are weak on that front.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By sir shovelhands
The heat dissipation you get from fluting a...

The heat dissipation you get from fluting a barrel is pretty insignificant, especially with wide shallow cuts. If you wanted legit heat dissipation you'd need deep thin cuts while ensuring enough...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By sir shovelhands
Boned out two hinds today. Didn't have a scale,...

Boned out two hinds today. Didn't have a scale, but it felt like 2-3x what we'd get out of a white tail doe.
Forum: Recipes 11-18-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By sir shovelhands
Now that there looks like a winner for margs

Now that there looks like a winner for margs
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-17-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By sir shovelhands
It's the best star wars stuff since '83. Got...

It's the best star wars stuff since '83. Got back its roots of being a space western.

As far as Gina goes, just like sports stars voicing their politics, I support her right to voice hers. ...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-15-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,166
Posted By sir shovelhands
Providers are not paid by vaccine manufacturers...

Providers are not paid by vaccine manufacturers for giving immunizations. There are insurers that will incentivize it. The nefarious reason? It's cheaper for the insurer to pay for a vaccine than...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-15-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,166
Posted By sir shovelhands
My reasoning was clear, if you have a declining...

My reasoning was clear, if you have a declining rate of vaccinations, you'll have a corresponding increase in the rate of people getting that disease.



You'd be right if I said that...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-15-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,166
Posted By sir shovelhands
It's not an article, it's the abstract of the...

It's not an article, it's the abstract of the paper. And please, give your expert opinion on why it's bogus.

As for vaccines giving kids autism, got any proof? You demanded double blind studies,...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-14-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By sir shovelhands
This looks like a copy of that article without...

This looks like a copy of that article without having to pay for it.

https://www.wbap.com/news/dershowitz-trump-seeks-to-deny-biden-270-puts-election-in-house/

I agree with Dershowitz that it...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-14-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,166
Posted By sir shovelhands
Given that illegal immigration has slowed way...

Given that illegal immigration has slowed way down over the past decade, I don't see how you came to that conclusion.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-14-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By sir shovelhands
He seems to be under the impression that somehow...

He seems to be under the impression that somehow the President not conceding will keep the electors from voting even if the lawsuits fail? Concessions aren't written into the constitution, so...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-14-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,166
Posted By sir shovelhands
Except the first medical double blind study ever...

Except the first medical double blind study ever done was with a vaccine (Polio)...it was called the Francis Field Trial.



Here's a double blind measles study:
...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-13-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By sir shovelhands
"The money would help struggling workers who...

"The money would help struggling workers who cannot work remotely."

I'm sure that's exactly where it would go...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-12-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,166
Posted By sir shovelhands
Thanks for reminding me I have to be in...

Thanks for reminding me I have to be in quarantine next Friday. Chevron went from 2 days down to 1, I wish Shell would catch up.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-11-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By sir shovelhands
Aluminum corrosion isn't red like iron, it's...

Aluminum corrosion isn't red like iron, it's white/grey. You can even strip the anodizing off an AR15 and you'll likely never have an issue with corrosion since the aluminum oxide layer that forms...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-10-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By sir shovelhands
That's what I've gathered. With the kilo 1400...

That's what I've gathered. With the kilo 1400 (picked it up today, thanks bloodtrail for finding it discounted), I think I'll be good for any deer I'd feel comfortable shooting.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-10-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By sir shovelhands
That's half the price of the Ranger 1800...I...

That's half the price of the Ranger 1800...I think we've found a winner.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By sir shovelhands
Hmm, that warranty is very tempting given that...

Hmm, that warranty is very tempting given that the kilo covers only 5 years.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By sir shovelhands
Tried two different new batteries, and tried...

Tried two different new batteries, and tried turning up the brightness. No luck. I can see the reticle just fine, but the bottom half of the display is almost completely faded out at this point...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By sir shovelhands
Need a new rangefinder

Well my Leupold RX-1000 finally kicked the bucket (display faded too much to use). Leupold customer service told me "unfortunately that's not repairable, so it's time to buy a new one". Well I...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-09-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By sir shovelhands
It's still in a trial phase, and has yet to even...

It's still in a trial phase, and has yet to even meet the first goal. Even if it's eventually successful, I highly doubt it gets released in 2020.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-09-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By sir shovelhands
Early results, only 58% through the first trial...

Early results, only 58% through the first trial goal, bit early to celebrate on Pfizer's part.

I find it funny when any politician gets the idea they should get credit for a vaccine. Truman...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-07-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By sir shovelhands
I'll use Georgia as an example: both Trump...

I'll use Georgia as an example:

both Trump and Biden currently have about 49.4% of the vote, separated by a few thousand, with Jorgensen ~1.2%. If the vote had been ranked choice, since neither...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-06-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By sir shovelhands
Example: I rank my presidential votes like so: ...

Example: I rank my presidential votes like so:

Jorgensen #1
Trump #2
Biden #3

If no one gets 50% or more in my state, and Jorgensen has the fewest votes, then my vote now goes to Trump. If I...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-06-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By sir shovelhands
Not sure what my comparative intelligence,...

Not sure what my comparative intelligence, justice, or morality have to do with ranked choice voting?
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-06-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By sir shovelhands
Ranked Choice Voting

How do y'all feel about going to this type of voting as opposed to our current first past the post (FPTP) system? I know Maine is already using it.

I think it would have several benefits:
-Makes...
Forum: Recipes 11-04-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,855
Posted By sir shovelhands
Get a rope!

Get a rope!
Forum: Recipes 11-04-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,855
Posted By sir shovelhands
Blake's mix is the way to go if you're not going...

Blake's mix is the way to go if you're not going to make an old school bowl of red (using actual chilis). I always keep some on hand.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-04-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,232
Posted By sir shovelhands
Fify :D, you will later, but they are a hell of a...

Fify :D, you will later, but they are a hell of a big investment.

Get the turret for your pistol and the co-ax (or another single stage) for your rifle. I started out with a turret and while...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,232
Posted By sir shovelhands
The one thing that surprised me when I upgraded...

The one thing that surprised me when I upgraded from a $20 set of frankford calipers to a $120 set of Mitutoyo calipers was that they both consistently read the same (minus the extra decimal place on...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-01-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,783
Posted By sir shovelhands
I also don't understand how someone can spend...

I also don't understand how someone can spend $100K on a wedding. Also spending tens of thousands on a real diamond ring is insane: they're intrinsically worthless because they're not rare, and...
Forum: Recipes 11-01-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,085
Posted By sir shovelhands
You have a good recipe? I got a crock that's...

You have a good recipe? I got a crock that's about to finish some fermented pickles and need to fill it.
Forum: Recipes 11-01-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,085
Posted By sir shovelhands
Looks good except for the lettuce on the bottom...

Looks good except for the lettuce on the bottom :D. Pastrami is the king of all sandwich meats, hands down.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-01-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,232
Posted By sir shovelhands
I started off with a lee classic turret press and...

I started off with a lee classic turret press and finally got a forster co-ax. Wish I'd bought the co-ax much earlier. If you think you'll end up with a few presses and have limited bench space,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By sir shovelhands
I have the same ones and like them a lot.

I have the same ones and like them a lot.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-20-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By sir shovelhands
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-19-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By sir shovelhands
I've got a SWFA SSALT (same as burris per), I...

I've got a SWFA SSALT (same as burris per), I think it's 30mm if you're interested.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-12-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By sir shovelhands
Bolt. It's a tough one to get it to feed in...

Bolt. It's a tough one to get it to feed in semi. I've ordered a 375 raptor barrel, it can use the same mags as a 308 with very little modification and will function better than the 45.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 09-29-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 14,071
Posted By sir shovelhands
Man if Trump held his jabs for only the killers...

Man if Trump held his jabs for only the killers like "which law enforcement group supports you, name one?" he'd be doing much better. But with all the interruptions and arguments it comes off...
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