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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-09-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By lglidewell
Barrel is .70” thick at 16”

Barrel is .70” thick at 16”
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-09-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By lglidewell
Threaded 5/8x24 with an AAC qd suppressor brake.

Threaded 5/8x24 with an AAC qd suppressor brake.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-07-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By lglidewell
I overthought this same exact thing. :D Ended up...

I overthought this same exact thing. :D Ended up taking a Tikka Lite 308, chopping and rethreading to 16.25” and couldn’t be happier. It’s hell on anything it hits.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-07-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 992
Posted By lglidewell
I love my Tikkas so that’s my vote... my...

I love my Tikkas so that’s my vote... my collector Tinny’s and my CRF Win 70 Classic Sporter in 25-06. I’ve been wanting to add another stainless Tikka 7mag to the collection though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By lglidewell
Nice ride! I just got my 2020 Kawasaki Mule and...

Nice ride! I just got my 2020 Kawasaki Mule and love the thing!!
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-23-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By lglidewell
Yup, AR57. I have both in 11” SBR and 16” rifle...

Yup, AR57. I have both in 11” SBR and 16” rifle configuration as well as the FN57 pistol. I like all of them, but the FN57 pistol is the most fun. You’ll be surprised how far you can shoot a paper...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,267
Posted By lglidewell
I’ve got a new one on order and was told the the...

I’ve got a new one on order and was told the the hd springs weren’t needed. Unfortunately I’ve got to park mine in the garage here in town until we get the shop built on the property, so I’m going...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-11-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By lglidewell
Trail supposedly. But I still love my Apex XQ50!

Trail supposedly. But I still love my Apex XQ50!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-22-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By lglidewell
I’ve got both, a FiveseveN and an 11” AR57 SBR I...

I’ve got both, a FiveseveN and an 11” AR57 SBR I run suppressed and it’s a bad little motor scooter! Shot placement is key, but both are dang accurate! When I’m in the woods, the pistol is on my...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-17-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By lglidewell
I've got a Leupold Vari-X III 3.5-10x40 in the...

I've got a Leupold Vari-X III 3.5-10x40 in the classifieds for $275 obo
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 9,834
Posted By lglidewell
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-05-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By lglidewell
Accuracy shouldn’t suffer if cut and recrowned...

Accuracy shouldn’t suffer if cut and recrowned correctly. I know it didn’t affect my .308 I cut down.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-05-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By lglidewell
Quick answer- yes Check what the can is rated...

Quick answer- yes
Check what the can is rated for. If 300 WM, it can be used on anything down to a 204 Ruger as long as the rifle barrel thread pitch is the same.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-03-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By lglidewell
After owning 3-4 AAC-SD’s, I went the Tikka route...

After owning 3-4 AAC-SD’s, I went the Tikka route only to drop weight. Like mentioned above, I walk a lot and wanted something lighter weight. I had zero complaints with the AAC-SD’s and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-14-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,094
Posted By lglidewell
Ballistic Advantage

Ballistic Advantage
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-29-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By lglidewell
I’m using mine right now waiting on some pigs to...

I’m using mine right now waiting on some pigs to show up to a feeder!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,220
Posted By lglidewell
First Tikka I owned I bought from Buds for $456...

First Tikka I owned I bought from Buds for $456 shipped. It was a 243 compact and wow could it shoot! I almost regret pulling the barrel to use the action for a semi custom 6.5 C. Buuuuuuut the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-11-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By lglidewell
I’ve got 2 Leupolds in the classifieds. A Vari...

I’ve got 2 Leupolds in the classifieds. A Vari X-III 3.5-10x40 and a VX-1 2-7x33.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-06-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,021
Posted By lglidewell
x2 The Deathgrip is perfect if you aren't...

x2

The Deathgrip is perfect if you aren't going mobile!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-05-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By lglidewell
Ar 15

Ar 15
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-21-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,088
Posted By lglidewell
These are my longest SBR kills with the 12.5”...

These are my longest SBR kills with the 12.5” Grendel. It’s more than capable at 300. I shot my biggest/heaviest buck on my parents place with it a couple yrs ago at 210yds.

DRT’d in the head...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-21-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,661
Posted By lglidewell
Wrong post!

Wrong post!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-20-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 598,768
Posted By lglidewell
Snagged an Heckler and Koch imported Super Black...

Snagged an Heckler and Koch imported Super Black Eagle today from an FFL buddy and
about 2 months ago bought a Sig P2022 9mm for a steal.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-20-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,088
Posted By lglidewell
If you are planning on shooting deer size game,...

If you are planning on shooting deer size game, 6.5 Grendel is an awesome round. My 12.5" SBR's are my go to.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-17-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By lglidewell
HellaNice!!! Nice shooting!!

HellaNice!!! Nice shooting!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-29-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By lglidewell
Nice!! 40lb’er is my best. 43 lbs is a big dog!

Nice!! 40lb’er is my best. 43 lbs is a big dog!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-29-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By lglidewell
I’ve got a Spectre II and YHM Stinger. The...

I’ve got a Spectre II and YHM Stinger. The stinger pretty much lives on my FN57 SBR and the Spectre II runs between my threaded 22 pistols and a semi custom Ruger 10/22. I’m still on the fence...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-23-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By lglidewell
x 2!

x 2!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,782
Posted By lglidewell
No apology needed sir, just a car wouldn’t suit...

No apology needed sir, just a car wouldn’t suit my family’s lifestyle or needs. I will definitely look into everyone’s recommendations as I have zero knowledge in the diesel dept. my Tundra has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,782
Posted By lglidewell
If I needed a car, I’d own one. Doubt it would...

If I needed a car, I’d own one. Doubt it would pull a trailer or 5th wheel very well the dozen or so times I pull them each year.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,782
Posted By lglidewell
Diesel gurus - input needed

In the next month or two I will be buying my parents’ 2012 GMC Duramax, completely stock. They purchased it with 6400 miles and it currently has right at 57k miles. I would like to add a tuner...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By lglidewell
I think tha Thermosight is what I looked through...

I think tha Thermosight is what I looked through a couple weeks ago. I thought it was pretty dern good, but I was looking through it during the daytime. That said, I bought a Pulsar Apex XQ50...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,520
Posted By lglidewell
I have no history with this deer. He came into...

I have no history with this deer. He came into our property right after gun season started and I have yet to lay eyes on him, however my dad has seen him a couple times from 250+ yds. He like...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-17-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,462
Posted By lglidewell
My story is similar to Mike D.’s, but Mike D. got...

My story is similar to Mike D.’s, but Mike D. got me into the 6.5 Grendel. Since then I’ve built a LOT more rifles for myself and friends. Had a 6.8 and just couldn’t get used to it and didn’t like...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,520
Posted By lglidewell
How old is this buck?

I’m having trouble with this one for some reason.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-15-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,462
Posted By lglidewell
x2. Now have several Grendel’s. My go to’s...

x2.

Now have several Grendel’s. My go to’s are 6.5 Grendel 12.5” SBR’s.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By lglidewell
I just replied to this thread... I had mine...

I just replied to this thread... I had mine threaded 5/8x24 no prob.

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=751718
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,153
Posted By lglidewell
I’d be questioning the smith you’re using if he...

I’d be questioning the smith you’re using if he still thinks that after seeing mine do what it does. i has it cut to 16”, recrowned and threaded and it’ll do atleast 1/2”. I’m shooting 168gr ammo...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,153
Posted By lglidewell
308 ...

308
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6.5...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,153
Posted By lglidewell
Geez Sleepy!! I think both my groupings are...

Geez Sleepy!! I think both my groupings are around a 1/2”.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,153
Posted By lglidewell
I’ve got 2. One is a semi custom a buddy built...

I’ve got 2. One is a semi custom a buddy built with a Criterion barrel. 6.5 C is the semi custom and the 308 I chopped, recrowned and threaded the barrel to 16”. Both are more accurate than me.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-29-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By lglidewell
Lol!! Yup, terrible group! It looks just like...

Lol!! Yup, terrible group! It looks just like mine after the barrel got chopped, recrowned and threaded! :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,011
Posted By lglidewell
Here’s what my little Tikka T3 Lite chopped to...

Here’s what my little Tikka T3 Lite chopped to 16”, recrowned and threaded will do.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,078
Posted By lglidewell
The Black has been awesome in my 12.5” barreled...

The Black has been awesome in my 12.5” barreled 6.5 Grendel SBR’s. Furthest shot on a deer has been 210yds. The buck dropped right in his tracks. Have killed numerous pigs, coyotes with it. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By lglidewell
Anyone setup Ranch King blinds around College Station?

I bought one and was curious if anyone knew of a company that set these up. They need to be bonded and insured. It's 5x6 on a 12' tower.

TIA
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,011
Posted By lglidewell
I’d go Tikka. I have a semi custom 6.5 C built...

I’d go Tikka. I have a semi custom 6.5 C built off a Tikka action and I have a stainless T3 Lite 308 I had cut 16” and threaded. Both shoot lights out. The factory 308 cut, recrowned and threaded...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,047
Posted By lglidewell
I'm driving a 12yr old Tundra CrewMax TRD 4x4. ...

I'm driving a 12yr old Tundra CrewMax TRD 4x4. Bought it new. Speedometer just hit 180k miles and I've maybe put $3000 of scheduled maintenance into the vehicle and replaced some minor front...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,309
Posted By lglidewell
Congratulations!! Way to whoop summa dat ace!

Congratulations!! Way to whoop summa dat ace!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 573
Posted By lglidewell
I have Strelok Pro as well. I like it. I...

I have Strelok Pro as well. I like it.

I also have Bullet Drop and iSnipe, however I rarely use these 2.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-15-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,011
Posted By lglidewell
kkp005 - I think your on!! Nice shooting! ...

kkp005 - I think your on!! Nice shooting!

futureagg - On the 16” 308 above I’m running a Leupold VX-R 4-12x40 Firedot TMR 30mm scope. I wish the scope had a lower power on it, but I’m pretty...
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