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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-19-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
There is a long running (since May 2019) thread...

There is a long running (since May 2019) thread about the 300 Ham'r on THF. Bill Wilson is posting regularly and provides lots of load development experience as well as reports from the field. Very...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Awesome

Awesome
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
What he said!

What he said!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-08-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
This will give you info on what funnels, locater...

This will give you info on what funnels, locater buttons and shell plates work for different calibers
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-07-2021, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
M16 is correct. Further, the SDB dies only come...

M16 is correct. Further, the SDB dies only come in straight walled pistol and carbine calibers
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,382
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Dad passed in '97 from lung cancer. We went to...

Dad passed in '97 from lung cancer. We went to the VA to talk about his marker. The rep asked questions about where he was in Vietnam and at the end of the interview determined it was agent orange...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-28-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
As far as dies go the Dillon Square Deal B does...

As far as dies go the Dillon Square Deal B does use proprietary dies. Great if you want a dedicated progressive for 1 or 2 calibers. If you want flexibility look at the Dillon 550. Current model...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 12,651
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
So "Scott" lives in Aledo TX and is a Machine...

So "Scott" lives in Aledo TX and is a Machine Shop Supervisor. hmmmm
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-15-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Message sent

Message sent
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
When I was backpacking I used Maxwell House...

When I was backpacking I used Maxwell House filter packs. Toss in a pot of boiling water and makes reasonably decent coffee for a couple of people. Step on the filter to squeeze out the water and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 848
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Wanted to resurrect this thread because I go in...

Wanted to resurrect this thread because I go in Thursday morning for my cataract surgery.

SOTX and WildThings: How did it go?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Determine the FMV of your vehicle in pre...

Determine the FMV of your vehicle in pre hail/wreck condition. That is what the first claim should pay. If the Insurance company wants to pursue the second claim then let them have the headache.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-26-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,460
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I was driving down 35 (coming from Okla) and cut...

I was driving down 35 (coming from Okla) and cut over on 6 heading to Houston. Heard radio reports on the storm but be were a little ahead of it. It was very scary for us.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-26-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
It is hard to call it a chagas (really it's the...

It is hard to call it a chagas (really it's the "Kissing bug") unless you can see the head. It is much longer than the photo above.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 848
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Great questions. I just scheduled my cataract...

Great questions. I just scheduled my cataract surgery yesterday. Interested in first hand experiences. My Doc was very optimistic.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Cucumber Beetle

Cucumber Beetle
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I'm looking at the Pit Boss that Lowes has. ...

I'm looking at the Pit Boss that Lowes has. Pellet on the left and propane on the right.

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Pit-Boss-Pit-Boss-Pro-Series-Gas-Pellet-Combo-Grill/5001585139
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,582
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I have known my wife for 43 years. Bought her 16...

I have known my wife for 43 years. Bought her 16 roses for her 16th birthday. Married 39 years in August.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I've killed many pigs with the 6.8 SPC. Also...

I've killed many pigs with the 6.8 SPC. Also have a 6.5 Grendel, .450 Bushmaster and, in an AR 10, a 7mm-08.

They all work well. The 6.8 just happens to be my "go to".
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I have loaded and shot some very old powder. ...

I have loaded and shot some very old powder. Currently working on a 3 lb tin of Win 231 that is from 80s (maybe 70s). Shoots well. I wouldn't have any problems using it unless it had signs that it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-28-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,913
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
You may want to talk to a pond management...

You may want to talk to a pond management company. Doing a survey to estimate species and size of fish in the pond would answer may questions about what to do next to get closer to your desired...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
HEB Website says 12-5

HEB Website says 12-5
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-31-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,005
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
What is the Diameter of that spool, 4' maybe?

What is the Diameter of that spool, 4' maybe?
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-27-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I just purchased component bullets for my 6.8 and...

I just purchased component bullets for my 6.8 and 7-08

Been wanting to work up some loads with them.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-20-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I bought the Chargemaster lite and it works great...

I bought the Chargemaster lite and it works great as well. Not sure what I would have gained with the Chargemaster except
paying about $100 more
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,065
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
My last Chevy lasted 12 years!!: Stop...

My last Chevy lasted 12 years!!:

Stop rolling down hill
Like a snowball headed for Hell
Stand up for the Flag
And let's all ring the Liberty Bell

Let's make a Ford and a Chevy
Still last...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-05-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Currently finding components is very difficult....

Currently finding components is very difficult. My advice is to buy factory ammo when you can (for now) and once components start being available decide if you want to reload. Loading 5-10 boxes a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-26-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
If you are shooting 3 calibers 6-8 times a year...

If you are shooting 3 calibers 6-8 times a year you should consider buying ammo (when it is available again) with the money you would use for your initial reloading set up costs. As everyone has...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-01-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Would love to have them but I'm in the Austin...

Would love to have them but I'm in the Austin area. Do you ever get down this way?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-01-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
As a teenager I reloaded shotgun shells for my...

As a teenager I reloaded shotgun shells for my Dad and 2 brothers (mid-1970s) When I started reloading again in 2010, I used the last of the green dot powder from the earlier time. Worked fine. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,101
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I keep track of animal movement using the...

I keep track of animal movement using the cameras. many times there is a break around 430-5 when there are no deer or pigs at the feeder. I go in then so not to spook anything
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,631
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
My largest Bass out of gibbons was 8 lb 9 oz, ...

My largest Bass out of gibbons was 8 lb 9 oz, That was in the mid 90's
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
556 for plinking. 6.8 for serious pig work. 6.5...

556 for plinking. 6.8 for serious pig work. 6.5 Grendel because I can, .450 Bush
master because it's a beast and 7mm-08 because everyone else has a 7.62
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Game Cam photo - Flying Buck

Probably the coolest game cam photo I've captured
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Love my model 7 , 7-08. Hope you find one!

Love my model 7 , 7-08. Hope you find one!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-12-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
It is much easier to find BP subs. In real BP,...

It is much easier to find BP subs. In real BP, Midway USA has Goex available.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-30-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,775
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Can it? yes. Will it? lots of variables. There...

Can it? yes. Will it? lots of variables. There are many better calibers to hunt deer with in the AR platform. Go buy an upper in one of those. Be careful because it can be addictive. Currently I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-18-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I have the Sig specific version that I bought...

I have the Sig specific version that I bought over 10 years ago.. My Friend with the shop has the pro. It has worked fine for him
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-18-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Guess I'm the rebel here. I have de-capped many...

Guess I'm the rebel here. I have de-capped many live primers over the last 10 years and have re-used them without issue. I haven't had a detonation either (knock on wood). I do wear eye protection...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-18-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I have a MGW for my sigs. A little more pricey...

I have a MGW for my sigs. A little more pricey than the Wheeler but very solid. I have a friend with a gun store and he used the MGW to replace rear sights on a few different brands. Midway...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Just don't use the parrot vise to hold your AR 10...

Just don't use the parrot vise to hold your AR 10 upper while torqueing the barrel nut. It breaks.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,768
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
This guy has visited our lease east of willow...

This guy has visited our lease east of willow city but in Blanco Cty. Have a couple of nice bucks coming in as well.1023221
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-26-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I've bought many things from them but no scope...

I've bought many things from them but no scope yet. I like the company and have seen many good reviews for their scopes.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Pedernales Drifter; Classic Cowboy. Talked with...

Pedernales Drifter; Classic Cowboy. Talked with The rangers president , A.D., last week and it will be another great Comancheria Days, Texas Sate Match.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,665
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Another great gesture! Thank you for taking care...

Another great gesture! Thank you for taking care of others.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Typically you would secure your own financing,...

Typically you would secure your own financing, the payoff amount would be sent to Sheffield and the remainder would go to the seller. Process the paperwork and you are done.

It can get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,122
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Champion Boats are no more. For whatever reason...

Champion Boats are no more. For whatever reason it seems that all of the top tier bass boats built in this time frame are commanding amazing prices.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
Good advice on brands in this thread, especially...

Good advice on brands in this thread, especially one to stay away from. Time your purchase to a holiday sale. The Lowes 4th of July sale is really good. Labor Day will be the next major.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-17-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
I've got 4 of the CMCs and haven't used the...

I've got 4 of the CMCs and haven't used the LaRue. I may need to buy one and try it out but I am very happy with CMC
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Billy Bad Bass
When are you going? My wife and I'll be in...

When are you going? My wife and I'll be in Destin soon. May book a trip if you have a good time!
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