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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 866
Posted By trophy8
Ohhhhh yes. If shift change is at 6, be there at...

Ohhhhh yes. If shift change is at 6, be there at 530-545. Nobody likes that when that one guy rolls in a 5:59 every day lol
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 866
Posted By trophy8
Study P&IDs. Learn your pipe and flows. Learn...

Study P&IDs. Learn your pipe and flows. Learn about the how and what and why. Know the place inside out. DONT BE LAZY.

Probably don’t tell em you were an engineer :D

If you want to be the best...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By trophy8
Yeah I did a search and saw a few comments from...

Yeah I did a search and saw a few comments from him. Not a ton of info out there about the place. Probably a good thing!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 168,556
Posted By trophy8
I almost had me a jug. Dang it

I almost had me a jug. Dang it
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,806
Posted By trophy8
They thrive here. A once in 2-3 decade ice storm...

They thrive here. A once in 2-3 decade ice storm isnít the norm.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By trophy8
That looks crazy expensive lol. But very cool

That looks crazy expensive lol. But very cool
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-09-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,768
Posted By trophy8
You can. But the F1 dudes are too proud to admit...

You can. But the F1 dudes are too proud to admit it lol. Theyíll never compete with the major manufacturers with a home brew can. But a lot of F1 cans ARE nice. Usually very heavy compared to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By trophy8
Nobody?

Nobody?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,071
Posted By trophy8
He’s alright. :D

He’s alright.








:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By trophy8
Idk if they are still open but Truth bbq is great...

Idk if they are still open but Truth bbq is great off 290 too
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By trophy8
I wish they sold trophy bucks! Mr B keeps em all...

I wish they sold trophy bucks! Mr B keeps em all :). What did your hunt cost?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By trophy8
Flying B Rancho Del Cielo aoudad. Anyone been?

Got an invite from a life long friend. Iím saving my pennies and gonna go. Just wanna see some sheep folks have killed out there. I know itís an awesome place.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,290
Posted By trophy8
Very nice! Congrats!

Very nice! Congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,454
Posted By trophy8
Parents and kids are too soft these days. ...

Parents and kids are too soft these days.

My das told me never to start a fight but you better finish it. Treat others right. But when enough is enough you handle business.

My daughter had a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-06-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By trophy8
Thatís them. I like em.

Thatís them. I like em.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-06-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By trophy8
I’m running the ETS extended mags with the X grip

I’m running the ETS extended mags with the X grip
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-05-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,766
Posted By trophy8
10-4. Thank you

10-4. Thank you
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-05-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,766
Posted By trophy8
Serious question here. Youíre saying even with a...

Serious question here. Youíre saying even with a bad grip and bad slide angle that you can like up both iron sights faster than a single dot?

Or is it because youíve practiced much more with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-04-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,096
Posted By trophy8
Preach it. PREACH IT! :D

Preach it. PREACH IT! :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-04-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,096
Posted By trophy8
Youíre thinking wrong. Speed INCREASES expansion....

Youíre thinking wrong. Speed INCREASES expansion. As mentioned before, thatís the reason for the minimum FPS threshold on bullets. Needs X FPS to expand. Increase that and increase expansion.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,116
Posted By trophy8
Thank you for the info!

Thank you for the info!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,450
Posted By trophy8
High lung shot minimal blood but dead pig is my...

High lung shot minimal blood but dead pig is my guess. Yes shot looked high to me. Without video I think I may have chalked it up to a bad shot. Total guess.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 168,556
Posted By trophy8
Not much Iíd let go of. Let me look around and see

Not much Iíd let go of. Let me look around and see
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 168,556
Posted By trophy8
I. Need. Retumbo.

I. Need. Retumbo.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,116
Posted By trophy8
Hospitals with antivenom

I’m by myself a lot at the ranch. Between Mason and Brady. Where can I find a list of where to go that has antivenom? I googled with no luck. Would be handy for all of us to know in case you get...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By trophy8
It’s backwards! :D Nice rifle

It’s backwards! :D

Nice rifle
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,096
Posted By trophy8
I know others here may like BTs. But man they are...

I know others here may like BTs. But man they are sketchy. Explosive. Like a grown up Vmax. Hard pass here!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,096
Posted By trophy8
I heard the same about the 7 mag. Ironically from...

I heard the same about the 7 mag. Ironically from Mike D himself :). I have not had that experience. I suppose a high quality bonded Bullet and a shooter aiming for the lungs on a whitetail size...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,096
Posted By trophy8
Maybe because you recommended they shoot that...

Maybe because you recommended they shoot that **** Barnes? :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,096
Posted By trophy8
160 at a minimum. 140s were built for 7-08 in my...

160 at a minimum. 140s were built for 7-08 in my opinion.

Others may have different experience but donít waste your time with the ABLR. Super finicky Bullet.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,096
Posted By trophy8
Iím running that 180 at 3075 in my 7. Had em at...

Iím running that 180 at 3075 in my 7. Had em at 3050 on my 300. And 3040-3050 in my 6.5-284. The faster a Berger goes the more explosive it is up close. They do some nasty things at 300+ on critters...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,096
Posted By trophy8
That Barnes has a hard time expanding in...

That Barnes has a hard time expanding in anything.



OP. 180 Berger VLDs have performed flawlessly in mine for years. Accubond is a fantastic hunting Bullet. That or a partition is what Iíd...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By trophy8
Agreed on that vx5 quality. Just like the vx6...

Agreed on that vx5 quality. Just like the vx6 itís a great scope for the money.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By trophy8
Well. Think that settles my upgrade for my mk6...

Well. Think that settles my upgrade for my mk6 lol. Ticks me off that they went 35mm though.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By trophy8
My brother has an R93 Luxus in 257 weatherby....

My brother has an R93 Luxus in 257 weatherby. While it’s a very nice rifle and you can run the bolt crazy fast, you can build one heck of a custom bolt action that’ll be far superior. Not to mention...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By trophy8
I’m pretty much exactly with Anthony on this....

I’m pretty much exactly with Anthony on this. Glass is near identical on both. Slight edge to NF as you’re looking through a 30mm tube with tighter eye box vs a 35mm tube and forgiving one.

I’m...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-02-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By trophy8
Both. Pretty even mix of both too.

Both. Pretty even mix of both too.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-02-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By trophy8
While I think Anderson is fine for just a...

While I think Anderson is fine for just a plinking AR, thereís a very large fit and finish difference in some brands.

My Mega upper/lower set and my Sons of Liberty and Seekins sets have very...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-02-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By trophy8
Don’t rule out the CZ550

Don’t rule out the CZ550
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-01-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,823
Posted By trophy8
Oh this is interesting. Hmmmmm

Oh this is interesting. Hmmmmm
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-30-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 988
Posted By trophy8
But now the 6mm creed is popular :D

But now the 6mm creed is popular :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-30-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,766
Posted By trophy8
I’m going to buy a 48 mos and get an optic...

I’m going to buy a 48 mos and get an optic mounted semi soon. The more I mess with them the more I like em.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-28-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,594
Posted By trophy8
Apparently 300 blk will kill literally anything...

Apparently 300 blk will kill literally anything up to and including the big 5. Maybe look at that.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-28-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 722
Posted By trophy8
It was designed to be optimal in a 9” barrel. ...

It was designed to be optimal in a 9” barrel.

Mine is a 9”.

You’ve seen my thoughts in the other posts but now you know ideal barrel length :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,477
Posted By trophy8
Just got the SBE3 and havenít shot it. They both...

Just got the SBE3 and havenít shot it. They both feel way different. The extreme is the softest recoiling 3.5Ē gun Iíve shot. If I was to bet, the much smaller SBE isnít gonna be very soft shooting....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By trophy8
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By trophy8
Recently worked on a buddies X bolt 28 nosler....

Recently worked on a buddies X bolt 28 nosler. Redid his mounts and rings and scope. Sighted it in and gathered some data. I don’t compliment factory rifles very often but that gun impressed me....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By trophy8
What are you looking for in a trigger and whatís...

What are you looking for in a trigger and whatís your budget? Easier approach.

Also remember this. You ask a lot of guys who some may have tried them all or most. And others tried one and fell in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By trophy8
I was born and raised in Odessa. Lived there...

I was born and raised in Odessa. Lived there until 5 years ago. Midland is much nicer. There’s a lot of things I miss about living out there. The crime and the trashy people(can have that anywhere)...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-25-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,273
Posted By trophy8
Lol. Trigger Tech is the king. Larue is a...

Lol. Trigger Tech is the king.

Larue is a good trigger for $90.

Gieselle makes excellent single and double stage triggers. I go 2 stage very light to prevent double taps.

Trigger Tech...
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