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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 03:45 PM
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Posted By RJH1
This really means nothing either, do the same...

This really means nothing either, do the same calculation with bullets of similar BC. Look at something like Hornady's ELDX and see how they turn out. I bet they are fairly close. Hornady's chart...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,179
Posted By RJH1
Honestly i think at he 600 yd max, there is...

Honestly i think at he 600 yd max, there is basically no discernible difference, except there are more rifles loaded in the 270 and OTC ammo is more reliably available. That is likely going to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-30-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 856
Posted By RJH1
I would check some recoil calculators, i doubt...

I would check some recoil calculators, i doubt the 350 recoils any less than a 243, and it might recoil more.....

I would look at a 300 hammr with a comp
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-30-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 796
Posted By RJH1
I know some of the earlier M&Ps had issues, was...

I know some of the earlier M&Ps had issues, was your's an early one?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-30-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 796
Posted By RJH1
Barsto tends to be high quality, storm lake tends...

Barsto tends to be high quality, storm lake tends to be good enough. Depends on how good of a shot you actually are and how much you want to spend. Many people can't really hold a 3 inch group at...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-28-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By RJH1
for clarification, i was meaning run each shot in...

for clarification, i was meaning run each shot in the mag before hearing the ring of the previous shot, not all 5 or 10 whatever before hearing the first ring, that would be super speedy :-)
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-28-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By RJH1
Leave hand on the bolt and pull the trigger with...

Leave hand on the bolt and pull the trigger with middle finger. Most of his time is lost reacquiring his grip. You see the technique in some of the mad minute videos. No more than the gun is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,360
Posted By RJH1
I didn't watch the video, but from the sound of...

I didn't watch the video, but from the sound of it I would not have shot again. Odds are a spooked and running deer would be the outcome instead of a calm dying deer. Bows kill by hemorrhage and if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,063
Posted By RJH1
I like malbecs, you can pick up a decent one for...

I like malbecs, you can pick up a decent one for 10 bucks or so at HEB. But they are a dry wine so if you are wanting a sweet wine it will not be what you are looking for
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,264
Posted By RJH1
I guess because feelings are feelings and facts...

I guess because feelings are feelings and facts are facts. I am not in any way suggesting old bows are junk and should be tossed in the trash, but as a tool they are not the equivalent of today's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,264
Posted By RJH1
As long as you don't consider being as fast or...

As long as you don't consider being as fast or faster with a smoother draw cycle, quieter at higher speeds, considerably more dead in the hand, better backwalls, more mechanical accuracy, and a more...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 992
Posted By RJH1
Whatever they sell at HEB and healthy dose of Jim...

Whatever they sell at HEB and healthy dose of Jim Beam or Weller
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,264
Posted By RJH1
This is said in fun, so don't take it the wrong...

This is said in fun, so don't take it the wrong way :-)

You are either deluded, lying to yourself, or haven't shot many new flagship bows. :-)

This whole thread is comical, bows get outdated...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,264
Posted By RJH1
The newest one. I bet if the OP could even swap...

The newest one. I bet if the OP could even swap his old bow for the newest flagship bow of his choosing, he would.

I dang sure would, so I am putting the Mathews VXR 31.5 as the GOAT, til next...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By RJH1
Also remember that; if you think striker guns...

Also remember that; if you think striker guns with a round chambered are unsafe, and don't want an auto with a safety that needs to be engaged, want more capacity than a revolver, there are plenty of...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-20-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By RJH1
I don't know of any shop that doesn't let you try...

I don't know of any shop that doesn't let you try them out first and if they don't, go somewhere else :-)

Coming from a 10 year old bow to a new one you will be amazed at the difference.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-20-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By RJH1
I would look seriously at a new bow if yours is 5...

I would look seriously at a new bow if yours is 5 years old and would definitely be buying one if it was 10 years old. There is a huge jump in 10 years of technology
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-20-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By RJH1
Shot them today. Traildust is right BEST BOW...

Shot them today. Traildust is right BEST BOW E.V.E.R (I know he is being sarcastic, but like a broke clock he happens to be right occasionally) :-)

I preferred the 31.5. I can't understand how...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By RJH1
The lesson you missed is that you need to...

The lesson you missed is that you need to actually shoot your carry gun, not just carry it, whether it has a safety or not. I am not trying to be a ****, just relaying truth
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,063
Posted By RJH1
223

223
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-18-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,240
Posted By RJH1
Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-13-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,240
Posted By RJH1
Good luck!!

Good luck!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
^^^^Yep, and all those things too^^^

^^^^Yep, and all those things too^^^
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-07-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
The problem with the desert eagle is that you...

The problem with the desert eagle is that you lose all of the versatility of the revolver. The DE needs full power rounds of the roundish nose variety. If you are only looking to shoot 240-300...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-07-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
I am sure people have shot further and will...

I am sure people have shot further and will disagree with me, but i would want to keep the shots within 50 yards and only take quality shots, no hard angles etc. When you go to something like a 44,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-07-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
7.5 is plenty in revolvers and shorter is doable,...

7.5 is plenty in revolvers and shorter is doable, but you will start to lose some velocity in the magnum calibers. And most big bore revolvers are surprisingly accurate, the person pulling the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-07-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
I agree, just many people don't seem understand...

I agree, just many people don't seem understand or want to admit that a 10mm has less power at the muzzle than a 44 mag has at 100 yards. The 10 is good for what it is, but it is really not the 120...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-06-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
Kinda, if you look at top loads for both (buffalo...

Kinda, if you look at top loads for both (buffalo bore outdoorsman type) the the 357 does carry more energy, and you are correct that the 10 does have the wight advantage (180 vs 220), but that is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-06-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
45 would work, and so will the 10mm, but many...

45 would work, and so will the 10mm, but many people try to put the 10 with the 41 mag, and it ain't one. The 10 is basically the same power as a 357 mag, both of which will work, just don't believe...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-06-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
Versatility and availability. Take the 44 mag...

Versatility and availability. Take the 44 mag for example, you can shoot 44 specials out of it and but factory loads that range from 180 to over 300 grains. And you can buy the standard 240 Hollow...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-06-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,419
Posted By RJH1
In revolvers, especially if you don't reload, it...

In revolvers, especially if you don't reload, it would be hard to beat a 44 mag. In Single shots 30-30 or 308 would probably top the list.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By RJH1
At 6 he has a lot of growing to do, so I would...

At 6 he has a lot of growing to do, so I would look hard at something like a Mission Hammr or Switch. While those are not really "competition" bows, they should work well for him for several years...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,981
Posted By RJH1
Unfortunately honest mistakes, ignorance of a law...

Unfortunately honest mistakes, ignorance of a law (especially a new law, though not saying the log form is a new law), and being a criminal, all end up with the same fine. If you have never broken a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 133
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Posted By RJH1
Never voluntarily talk to the POPO

Never voluntarily talk to the POPO
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 87
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Posted By RJH1
If had a few of both along with others too, only...

If had a few of both along with others too, only the 3006 remains cause it is the bestest by far
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,965
Posted By RJH1
I use a smith diamond stone. Works very fast. I...

I use a smith diamond stone. Works very fast. I was a natural stone guy forever, but really prefer the diamond stones now, because of how fast they will sharpen a knife
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-29-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,827
Posted By RJH1
Idk if they are the best, but I have killed 2...

Idk if they are the best, but I have killed 2 deer so far this season with the same gt hunter and it is ready for a 3rd,andthey fly good too. Cost effective as well, see no reason to change
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-26-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By RJH1
29.5 inch draw 67# 278FPS, GT300s @30", 15 or so...

29.5 inch draw 67# 278FPS, GT300s @30", 15 or so grain insert (just the little aluminum one), 125 grain broadhead total arrow weight of about 450 grains. The Zwikies I tried so far were eskilites...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By RJH1
Cool, I must be out of date. I thought you had to...

Cool, I must be out of date. I thought you had to buy a 3/4 ton to have four doors and the six and a half foot bed
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-23-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By RJH1
Zwickies on compounds

Any body using them? I like them on my trad bows and am considering (and probably will) try them on my compound. I tested a couple that were good and straight last night and got good flight. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By RJH1
If the bed size don't matter, crew cab, if it...

If the bed size don't matter, crew cab, if it does ext cab. The beds on the crew cab 1/2 tons are pretty small, and that may make a bigger difference to you than a back seat that gets used a couple...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By RJH1
There are some crossbows that are pretty fast AND...

There are some crossbows that are pretty fast AND surprisingly quiet. I know the new mission xbows don't seem much louder than compounds. Part of me thinks at 50 deer don't react to the sound of a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,700
Posted By RJH1
I am not a rage fanboy by any means, you can see...

I am not a rage fanboy by any means, you can see by my earlier post i have only shot 2 deer with them. But if you look on the broadhead damage thread there are a large number of rage shooters and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,453
Posted By RJH1
Longest kill shot with a bow/crossbow

This thread is not about the ethics of long shots if you don't like them etc., start a different thread about that.

This thread is about listing your furthest shots with a bow/crossbow and any...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,700
Posted By RJH1
I think you hit bone. I have only used rages a...

I think you hit bone. I have only used rages a couple of times, once on a doe that i intentionally shot through the shoulder in a quartering to shot and got complete penetration and the other was...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-18-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,248
Posted By RJH1
Gt 300s with 125 heads weigh ~450grains. Seems a...

Gt 300s with 125 heads weigh ~450grains. Seems a good balance. You could always put a 20 or 25 weight to stay with your 100 grain heads
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By RJH1
For skinning and processing, victoinox or dexter...

For skinning and processing, victoinox or dexter russel. That is what is used in processing plants all over. A bonus is that they are fairly inexpensive. For field use i like a kabar navy and a...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-15-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,013
Posted By RJH1
The main issue there is no justification for...

The main issue there is no justification for shooting someone when they are breaking no laws, and trying to come up with one is foolishness in my opinion. If the police shoot someone that is breaking...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-15-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,013
Posted By RJH1
Okay, fair enough but my statement was simply...

Okay, fair enough but my statement was simply paraphrasing what you had said, in a slightly smart alec manner :-). Please read my next post, I hope it clarifies my opinion
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-15-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,013
Posted By RJH1
Whatever. I have found that when people resort to...

Whatever. I have found that when people resort to name-calling it's because their argument holds no merit. Have a good one
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