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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By XR650RRider
I've lived here for > than 50 years, I know a lot...

I've lived here for > than 50 years, I know a lot of people around the area. I also know that if one had been killed or photographed, it would be on the front page of every local paper as are the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,351
Posted By XR650RRider
Call me Mr. Delusional. I've heard many stories...

Call me Mr. Delusional. I've heard many stories and seen people fighting mad, but I've yet to see a clear confirmed photo. During deer season almost every acre has someone hunting, 1000's of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-24-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 672
Posted By XR650RRider
Price actually increased from that. ...

Price actually increased from that.
http://prometheustoolcorp.com/pricing
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-23-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 672
Posted By XR650RRider
I've got the A&D FX 120i with auto trickler with...

I've got the A&D FX 120i with auto trickler with all the area 419 upgrades. Just installed the V3 electronics which gives it ability to be controlled from bluetooth phone. I've got 2 RCBS...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,369
Posted By XR650RRider
There are several laterals (horizontal wells)...

There are several laterals (horizontal wells) already under the property, so the chances of using it for a surface location are pretty slim. That well has been producing since 1980 and has probably...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-31-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,327
Posted By XR650RRider
Most "Professionals" don't get it right either. ...

Most "Professionals" don't get it right either.

Bedding
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-d5EEkNdPeU

Leveling
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpscB6EYIa8
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-30-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By XR650RRider
You can add bullets yourself. You have to...

You can add bullets yourself. You have to purchase the updates and they aren't always that updated. Last update does NOT include Sierra 197 grain .284, just as a random check.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-26-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By XR650RRider
https://www.precisionmatthews.com/shop/pm-1440gt/

https://www.precisionmatthews.com/shop/pm-1440gt/
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-20-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 88,766
Posted By XR650RRider
There are some tools that allow you to...

There are some tools that allow you to correct/lessen it.
http://www.trutool-equipment.com/instructions.html
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-16-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By XR650RRider
I saw that after posting. Disadvantage with that...

I saw that after posting. Disadvantage with that model on a .22 is no parallax adjustment. Not a big deal unless you like to shoot little groups.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-16-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By XR650RRider
If it's a VX-5HD and doesn't have CDS with zero...

If it's a VX-5HD and doesn't have CDS with zero lock...................there are a lot of fake Leupolds floating around.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By XR650RRider
http://www.javawa.nl/rtwtool_en.html Better...

http://www.javawa.nl/rtwtool_en.html

Better than GPSBabel, don't let the website put you off, when you download, English is an option and easy to use.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-05-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By XR650RRider
Some Manners have the mini chassis, that doesn't...

Some Manners have the mini chassis, that doesn't recommend bedding, built a rifle for my buddy using that system and it's a 1/4 MOA 6.5x47 Lapua, using a Defiance Deviant action. Zero epoxy. Makes...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-17-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,153
Posted By XR650RRider
They may dye/paint Talley lightweighs but they...

They may dye/paint Talley lightweighs but they aren't steel and can't be case hardened. They do have regular rings that are color case hardened.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-08-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By XR650RRider
QL calculates 3148 fps, 9.3% compressed load,...

QL calculates 3148 fps, 9.3% compressed load, 3.7% of the powder is burning after it leaves the barrel. 61,275 psi, pretty warm load.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-03-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,581
Posted By XR650RRider
I'll 2nd the Cooper Model 92 back country. 92 oz...

I'll 2nd the Cooper Model 92 back country. 92 oz with 1/2 MOA guarantee. Trigger Tech trigger. Around $2900.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-03-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By XR650RRider
I absolutely agree. I bedded my 28 Nosler...

I absolutely agree. I bedded my 28 Nosler Ridgeline and added flushcups, for the money they are tough to beat and it shoots better than my .280 AI APR from last build. I ordered a 28 Nosler Tier 1...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 88,766
Posted By XR650RRider
The Primary will normally adjust down to 1.5 lbs...

The Primary will normally adjust down to 1.5 lbs but NOT in the Ridgeline they way it comes. About 2 lbs is as low as it will go unless you change the firing pin spring. I installed a PTG 18 lb...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-03-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,775
Posted By XR650RRider
There was some Norma brass that was stamped...

There was some Norma brass that was stamped Lapua, not sure they have ever made a belted case.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-31-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 88,766
Posted By XR650RRider
When your 6'10" that's where it needs to be.

When your 6'10" that's where it needs to be.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-31-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 88,766
Posted By XR650RRider
We all know what "think" causes. Once again,...

We all know what "think" causes.

Once again, Leupold VX-5HD 3-15x56 Firedot duplex in Seekins lows (0.82") 30 mm rings.

http://home.windstream.net/linngl/downloads/APR%20Seekins%20lows.JPG
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-31-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 88,766
Posted By XR650RRider
I used Seekins lows on the last build using a...

I used Seekins lows on the last build using a Lone Peak Razor action, so rail probably same height. I mounted a VX-5 HD with 56mm objective. I works but scope has to be in 1 position for the power...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-20-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 45,857
Posted By XR650RRider
Tier 1 without a brake..............everyone...

Tier 1 without a brake..............everyone should own a .280 Ackley Improved.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-12-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By XR650RRider
The 1873 is a toggle link and while it might...

The 1873 is a toggle link and while it might stand up for a while, it will start loosening up. I've got 2 1892's and they handle the 45 colt (44 mag level) loads fine.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 45,857
Posted By XR650RRider
Not to get this thread off track, but I've heard...

Not to get this thread off track, but I've heard of ads from cheaper advertised prices being used for price matching at larger retailers and the larger retailers report the cheap vendors.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 45,857
Posted By XR650RRider
The Tier 1 build won't be as light as a...

The Tier 1 build won't be as light as a Christensen Carbon Custom and 300 RUM recoil is no problem in it...........as long as that brake is installed. Remove that brake and you won't have a long...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-04-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 45,857
Posted By XR650RRider
Leupold enforces their prices, those guys don't...

Leupold enforces their prices, those guys don't have a storefront and are selling at a little above wholesale price and then scope is drop shipped from a retailer. They make $25-$50 per scope BUT...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-04-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By XR650RRider
They said 2 degrees is acceptable? 1 minute of...

They said 2 degrees is acceptable? 1 minute of angle = 1.047" at 100 yards. There are 60 minutes per degree, therefore 125.64" of cant is acceptable? I wouldn't buy that. I haven't setup that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-25-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 45,857
Posted By XR650RRider
I am, so no reason you can't.

I am, so no reason you can't.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-20-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 45,857
Posted By XR650RRider
You have a reamer for 7PRC?

You have a reamer for 7PRC?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-18-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,731
Posted By XR650RRider
One problem with the Z5 is 1" tube and only has...

One problem with the Z5 is 1" tube and only has 25" of windage adjustment. That wouldn't normally be a problem as long as action is drilled perfect. Had a buddy that had one on a Christensen Arms...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,589
Posted By XR650RRider
At one time the main difference between SLC and...

At one time the main difference between SLC and EL was weight. The EL was magnesium housing and quite a bit lighter for given size. Optically it's hard for me to tell much difference. Going from...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-16-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 45,857
Posted By XR650RRider
Me too, 5.75 lbs, Jewell trigger and 1/2"...

Me too, 5.75 lbs, Jewell trigger and 1/2" guarantee. What's not to like.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-07-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,108
Posted By XR650RRider
I'm using the 175 grain LRAB in 28 Nosler. ...

I'm using the 175 grain LRAB in 28 Nosler. Killed an elk in October, shot at 70 yds, bullet broke a rib on entrance and rib on exit, punched straight thru, destroyed lungs and heart, so couldn't ask...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-05-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,108
Posted By XR650RRider
Older boxes that was true, newer boxes have...

Older boxes that was true, newer boxes have Doppler verified BC's printed on them. Either way a quick trip to Nosler website gives you the new BC's.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-13-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,608
Posted By XR650RRider
Much better looking than SS. ...

Much better looking than SS.

https://www.turnbullrestoration.com/gun/turnbull-finished-marlin-1895cb-log-tfmarlin1895cb-turnbull-restoration/
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-10-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,040
Posted By XR650RRider
I use those to clean 10/22 but I still need my...

I use those to clean 10/22 but I still need my rods for benchrest rifles. I like to keep carbon at bay and JB bore paste on weed whacker line doesn't work well. I'm pretty sure Tony Boyer hasn't...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-10-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,040
Posted By XR650RRider
I use foam as well but still use a rod to get it...

I use foam as well but still use a rod to get it out of barrel, I must be missing something.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By XR650RRider
http://www.firearmsinsider.tv/gun-gear-reviews/exd...

http://www.firearmsinsider.tv/gun-gear-reviews/exd-engineering-vertical-reticle-instrument

I use this in combination with levels and then hang a plumb bob at 100 yards and line up reticle with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-30-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By XR650RRider
I have the 28 Nosler too and it shoots very well,...

I have the 28 Nosler too and it shoots very well, so far much better than the new APR .280 AI does. I've never shot a factory round but I have to shoot the minimum book load or it will leave...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-18-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 86,890
Posted By XR650RRider
Lone Peak Razor action, Leupold VX-5HD 3-15x56,...

Lone Peak Razor action, Leupold VX-5HD 3-15x56, Seekins low, about 3 dollar bill thickness clearance front and rear at power adjustment ring. Perfect cheek weld.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-10-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By XR650RRider
Turnbull uses bone/charcoal and theirs are a...

Turnbull uses bone/charcoal and theirs are a sight to behold. No two ever alike, with AAA walnut, they make beautiful rifles. Color case hardening is like it says, actually increases the strength,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-01-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,442
Posted By XR650RRider
Engineers or people who don't want to ask on a...

Engineers or people who don't want to ask on a public forum.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By XR650RRider
With that logic, I wouldn't need as many gun...

With that logic, I wouldn't need as many gun safes. I bought a Christensen Ridgeline in 28 Nosler and bought 6 boxes of 26 Nosler brass when Bullets.com was selling out. Used a K&M expander mandrel,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-20-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By XR650RRider
If you know how to remove ejector and firing pin...

If you know how to remove ejector and firing pin assembly, this is the best way to find lands.

Finding lands
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWmIwPwLyyg

Sizing brass...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-20-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 86,890
Posted By XR650RRider
It doesn't have a flush cup on the side up front?...

It doesn't have a flush cup on the side up front? That's silly and kind of defeats the purpose.

Grayboe website, lists the Terrain as having 3 flush cups, so assume 2 in back and 1 up front. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,147
Posted By XR650RRider
Log jack

Log jack
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 86,890
Posted By XR650RRider
I have a sneaking suspicion we’re going to be SOL...

I have a sneaking suspicion we’re going to be SOL on those, or it will be Christmas next year. Now a Defiance Deviant hunter action would be an acceptable substitute.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-15-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 86,890
Posted By XR650RRider
I would suspect it will be the Primary. I've got...

I would suspect it will be the Primary. I've got one in a Christensen Arms and it will only adjust down to 2 lbs, it is very crisp and feels lighter but the trigger gauge doesn't lie. I'd...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-09-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,874
Posted By XR650RRider
Do ya'll just pose with these things? Let's see...

Do ya'll just pose with these things? Let's see some groups.
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