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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Today, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Mike D
I would assume if it doesnít have a brace of some...

I would assume if it doesnít have a brace of some kind it wouldnít apply.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Today, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mike D
Iím not familiar with a duty to disclose that you...

Iím not familiar with a duty to disclose that you have a handgun in the vehicle.

Can you reference a statute in the penal code for this?

I have never disclosed this and have never been asked....
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Mike D
Well since most people that buy truck want more...

Well since most people that buy truck want more and more luxury stuff in them, they are going to cater to the larger segment of the market.

They are bare bones trucks out there from all 3...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 711
Posted By Mike D
Not sure what youíve been drinking. Sam...

Not sure what youíve been drinking.

Sam Adams Octoberfest is my favorite currently.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Mike D
gun shows

Donít know about Pasadena but anyone who has powder, primer or bullets at the shows around here are ridiculously high.

Saw a guy trying to sell powder for $125/#. I wanted to throat punch him.
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Mike D
True but look at their bullet prices. Seems like...

True but look at their bullet prices. Seems like everything is $20 higher.

I paid $70 for a box of 180 Berger Elite Hunter. They were (and still are at most places) $50íish per box.


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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,425
Posted By Mike D
Death grip by far. The field pods have too much...

Death grip by far. The field pods have too much play in them and the rear support gets in the way.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Mike D
Personally I would dump the laser and get a slide...

Personally I would dump the laser and get a slide already milled.

I saw Aim Surplus had slides for under $200 already milled for an RMR.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,196
Posted By Mike D
I had an XD that had what I consider 2...

I had an XD that had what I consider 2 catastrophic failures, meaning had I needed it it would not have done me any good. I always carried it in a holster at the lease when working, riding ATVs,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-24-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Mike D
Midway can suck it. Theyíve jacked their prices...

Midway can suck it. Theyíve jacked their prices up lately. Notice they are $20 higher than Brownellís.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,484
Posted By Mike D
Good stuff right there. Sent from my...

Good stuff right there.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Mike D
My son in law has a GMC 4x4 pickup with the...

My son in law has a GMC 4x4 pickup with the diesel and it getting 27mpg in mixed driving.

Iím partial to diesels anyway so it would be an easy choice for me.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-24-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,196
Posted By Mike D
I donít like the XD pistols but if you are...

I donít like the XD pistols but if you are someone who has trouble handling and shooting Glocks it is an option.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,196
Posted By Mike D
Not really unless you have small hands. You can...

Not really unless you have small hands. You can always have a grip reduction done on a polymer pistol as well.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Mike D
I would clarify with him. Anything that can come...

I would clarify with him. Anything that can come off and get lost or keep him from chucking it up in his lathe is what he would need removed.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Mike D
They do but the red dot still sits up a little...

They do but the red dot still sits up a little higher because of the adapter plate.

I would just buy an aftermarket slide already milled for the optic. The RMR cut is by far the most popular.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-23-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,577
Posted By Mike D
If nobody has already said it, AirPod Pros....

If nobody has already said it, AirPod Pros. [emoji3]


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,196
Posted By Mike D
Only 8 round mags and weighs almost 3# but yeah...

Only 8 round mags and weighs almost 3# but yeah it looks nice. [emoji12]


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Mike D
Is that a recent change? Iíve had him...

Is that a recent change?

Iíve had him thread several and on bolt guns I only had to remove it from the stock and take off the bolt & trigger.

He also did an M&P 22 and a Rossi 357 lever gun...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By Mike D
Donít let the cost concern you. How Much do you...

Donít let the cost concern you. How
Much do you have tied up in load manuals? And you cannot get near the information from a manual that you can like QL.

I can play with various powders,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By Mike D
I only use Quickload. I havenít used a reloading...

I only use Quickload. I havenít used a reloading manual in years.

It can be very accurate. Here is a ladder chart when I was doing development on a .308 load.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-23-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Mike D
Low battery is likely your problem. It takes a...

Low battery is likely your problem. It takes a lot of power to run those slides and if you donít have a big, fresh battery they can give you fits.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-22-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Mike D
Krylon OD green spray paint. Sent from...

Krylon OD green spray paint.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-22-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Mike D
Morgan Richie. Sent from my iPhone using...

Morgan Richie.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-22-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By Mike D
Anyone have a SBR single shot?

If you want to shoot 30 calibers subs use the 300 blackout instead of the 308. No need for all the case volume of a 308 for subs. And unless you have a custom barrel built, a 308 is likely going to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-22-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,292
Posted By Mike D
Varget is good, stable powder but itís just so...

Varget is good, stable powder but itís just so sloooowww.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-22-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mike D
New proposed pistol brace rules

Where did you see itís been put in force. The ATF is not a lawmaking branch of the government.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Mike D
Rough ride is the only complaint I have with...

Rough ride is the only complaint I have with mine. I know you said yours is gas but electric is where itís at for a golf cart.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By Mike D
Sometime, yes. Thatís why Boswell said what...

Sometime, yes.

Thatís why Boswell said what he did. Our company doesnít allow us to use them because of past incidents using them.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Mike D
6.5 gone. Sent from my iPhone using...

6.5 gone.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Mike D
Grafs just got a shipment of Gold Dots

If you are looking for Gold Dot rifle bullets looks like Grafs just got a shipment in.

I got notification for 62 grain .223 and 120 grain 6.5mm.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,770
Posted By Mike D
Never gonna happen. Sent from my iPad...

Never gonna happen.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,030
Posted By Mike D
I need to clean and organize my shop but...

I need to clean and organize my shop but something always comes up.

Todayís example:https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210919/a91ed851cf8ba4a18d85f4e39a13d044.jpg


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-19-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Mike D
I would be concerned with lack of expansion in a...

I would be concerned with lack of expansion in a .223/5.56.

I shoot them in my 22-250 Ackley but my muzzle velocity is 3500fps.


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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-19-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,411
Posted By Mike D
If this is a cart you plan to keep, find some...

If this is a cart you plan to keep, find some Nissan Leaf Gen 3 3S7P lithium cells and donít look back.

If you plan to flip it I would find a reasonably priced set of lead acid and go from there....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By Mike D
Yes. But it appears you were making a lot...

Yes.

But it appears you were making a lot of wild assumptions.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By Mike D
Whatís the difference between had the gun...

Whatís the difference between had the gun showing/printing and all of it showing via open carry?


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-17-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By Mike D
Constitutional carry, make sure you know the law

Itís amazing how freedom scares some people.

People should mind their own **** business.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mike D
ugly annealer

I guarantee itís as fast or faster than any flame annealer and if youíre just that lazy you can get an auto feeder attachment for it. It takes less than 3 seconds per case average on 308 size cases. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By Mike D
I donít know how big your shop is but mine is...

I donít know how big your shop is but mine is 30x50 with 16í sides and I only need (8) 2íx2í lights to make it plenty bright.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,400
Posted By Mike D
Well it finally happened

To answer your question, yes. We were blessed to be born here. They can do it the legal way or GTFO of my country.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-13-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Mike D
Heck no I wouldnít use those for .223. Iíll...

Heck no I wouldnít use those for .223.

Iíll be glad to take them off your hands though.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-13-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,330
Posted By Mike D
They canít (so far) get the guns so they go after...

They canít (so far) get the guns so they go after the ammo.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-12-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,988
Posted By Mike D
They are still available but come at a premium...

They are still available but come at a premium price. Probably the most affordable are the Cooper rifles.

I have some wood furniture guns but they typically stay in the safe because I use my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 903
Posted By Mike D
Gun safe advice?

Iíll go against the manual dial recommendations. I had 2 go bad less than 2 years apart.

Iíve had my AMSEC electronic for 10 years and have only changed batteries twice. Has never failed to open....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,689
Posted By Mike D
Based on your first statement Iíd say it sounds...

Based on your first statement Iíd say it sounds scope related.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,162
Posted By Mike D
Iím pretty sure it shows sold. Whoever paid that...

Iím pretty sure it shows sold. Whoever paid that price got bent over for sure.

It was all I could do to bite my tongue and not say anything in that ad.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,991
Posted By Mike D
Iíve never had a fun experience pulling a tongue...

Iíve never had a fun experience pulling a tongue pull travel trailer behind a 1/2 ton of any make.

It just plain sucks especially if you are used to a 3/4 ton or larger.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,779
Posted By Mike D
FWIW you can get a trap door drip tray with the...

FWIW you can get a trap door drip tray with the Pitts & Spitts. Thatís what I have in mine for the same reason you mentioned.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-09-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Mike D
Got multiple new loads to work on before this coming seaon

An 8 twist should easily stabilize 140 grain 6.5mm bullets. Thatís all Iíve shot in my 6.5-284 and more recently my 260 Remington with the factory 5R barrel. I recently had the 260 rebarreled with a...
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