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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-12-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By duckhunter175
Question about the smiths and outfits listed...

Question about the smiths and outfits listed above-- he did say it was for a Kimber rifle-- will all those guys work on Kimbers and CRF rifles??
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By duckhunter175
Love it!! I'm not sure I've ever seen my GSP more...

Love it!! I'm not sure I've ever seen my GSP more excited and then more gentle than when we brought my daughter home from the hospital-- they just know.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,794
Posted By duckhunter175
We have some guys wearing Angel Armor now and I'm...

We have some guys wearing Angel Armor now and I'm coming up on needing new armor so I'm going to take a hard look.

Angel Armor RISE soft armor IS NOT RIFLE RATED.


It is NIJ IIIA (pistol only)...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By duckhunter175
I lived in Louisville for 4 years and absolutely...

I lived in Louisville for 4 years and absolutely loved it-- Tons to do, there is the 'urban' bourbon tour around the city as well as the full sized main distilleries to visit that are scattered all...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-12-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By duckhunter175
Steelwater Gun Safes-- made SC, exceptional...

Steelwater Gun Safes-- made SC, exceptional ratings- to include fire, great layouts, nothing but good things to say.

And free shipping.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-11-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,794
Posted By duckhunter175
Two points of consideration here-- First, a...

Two points of consideration here-- First, a TRAUMA plate is not the same as a ballistic plate and is often mistaken for some form of additional ballistic protection, which it is not.

However, I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-08-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 147,192
Posted By duckhunter175
Paper filed 5/25/21.... still waiting previous...

Paper filed 5/25/21.... still waiting previous F4s were returned in 10 months or so... looking forward to trying the e-file out for sure
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-02-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 792
Posted By duckhunter175
Rem 870 is hard to beat- plenty of options for...

Rem 870 is hard to beat- plenty of options for stocks/fore end/lights-- get an extended magazine tube as well.

Federal Flight Control 00 buck is your friend in a cylinder bore.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-01-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,467
Posted By duckhunter175
Sounds like that elk hunt is a good excuse for a...

Sounds like that elk hunt is a good excuse for a new rifle!!!

The .308 will do just fine though-- load up a well constructed bullet, and be honest about the distances and energy your...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-28-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By duckhunter175
They are still around and I've seen Federal...

They are still around and I've seen Federal loading them in factory ammo-- I don't think they are discontinued but being bought up every time they hit the shelves, especially the popular...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-25-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,290
Posted By duckhunter175
On the Defiance Actions it is impossible to beat...

On the Defiance Actions it is impossible to beat the Hawkins Hybrids (no need for a pic rail) for weight, strength and looks.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-10-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,048
Posted By duckhunter175
Do a fast twist 270win or a 270 Sherman!!

Do a fast twist 270win or a 270 Sherman!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,814
Posted By duckhunter175
Seems to be more of them than usual-- had two of...

Seems to be more of them than usual-- had two of the dogs bit on different occassions (and different snakes) while at my in-laws (Richardson/Garland area).
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-09-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By duckhunter175
If you want to work a TBH express I have an SKB...

If you want to work a TBH express I have an SKB used that I would part with-- has TSA #2 locks (I have no keys) everything on the case is in working order.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-09-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,164
Posted By duckhunter175
I like it! Lots of scope for the money- ...

I like it! Lots of scope for the money-

Likes:
-locking turrets
-precise and repeatable to 800yds with confirmed loads
-usable reticle at low power and center dot aim point
-good image...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,763
Posted By duckhunter175
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-07-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,164
Posted By duckhunter175
Rifle w/ Razor LHT 4.5-22

Rifle w/ Razor LHT 4.5-22
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-07-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,164
Posted By duckhunter175
I think maybe RL26 in a XM or LA length might get...

I think maybe RL26 in a XM or LA length might get you close!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-06-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,164
Posted By duckhunter175
7saum (7lbs 1oz scoped)- Defiance anTi SA at...

7saum (7lbs 1oz scoped)- Defiance anTi SA at 2.95", 22" Proof 1-8, ADG brass, H4831sc

169 Hammer- 2875fps
175 ELDX- 2825fps
175 Elite Hunter- 2775fps
180 Hybrid- 2750fps
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-28-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,393
Posted By duckhunter175
6.5-284!!

6.5-284!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By duckhunter175
Love the 6.5x284!! Started shooting distance and...

Love the 6.5x284!! Started shooting distance and reloading on one (Savage LRH 111)

Theyre very easy to load for, great bullet selection and brass ain't impossible to find.

My current 6.5x284...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-07-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 147,192
Posted By duckhunter175
This is the longest I've waited for a paper file...

This is the longest I've waited for a paper file to be returned with purchases over 2019/20/21---- check 5/25/21, dealer says still showing pending.

Two calls to ATF phone line where I waited more...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-07-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By duckhunter175
The shape of the Ridgeline stocks doesn't tend to...

The shape of the Ridgeline stocks doesn't tend to go well with pic rails and tall rings which you will need for you 56mm OBJ.

If you are gonna use the pic rail then go with either NF Ultralights...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-04-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By duckhunter175
Unless they closed after the season they are...

Unless they closed after the season they are still going
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-11-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By duckhunter175
I used a Primary Arms 1-6x for awhile and enjoyed...

I used a Primary Arms 1-6x for awhile and enjoyed it-- good illuminated reticle, clear glass, punches above it's price point for sure.

My overall feedback on them is all LVPOs with small obj lens...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-03-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By duckhunter175
I ran a Vortex SPARC on my 20ga 870- worked well,...

I ran a Vortex SPARC on my 20ga 870- worked well, minimized height over bore and didn't break the bank.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By duckhunter175
Did they state the cause of the issue? Weak...

Did they state the cause of the issue? Weak spring or other? Curious because it hasn't been my experience at all.

I had 4x Gen 1 mags to include one with a +5 and I have 3 of the Gen2 (lefty)
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,636
Posted By duckhunter175
Fun times and a beautiful animal!

Fun times and a beautiful animal!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-26-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By duckhunter175
excellent mags-- ran the gen1s every since the...

excellent mags-- ran the gen1s every since the 43x MOS came out hard to argue with 15+1 AND then i ran the +5 on my backup mag for a total of 36rds available.

Now for us leftys they have the GEN2...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6,200
Views: 387,772
Posted By duckhunter175
Duplicate post from above.

Duplicate post from above.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-24-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6,200
Views: 387,772
Posted By duckhunter175
Nice finds-- were the ECBPs from '22? I'm...

Nice finds-- were the ECBPs from '22?

I'm out and about bc work requires it but if youre in DFW I will say this-- PLEASE don't partake in the massive game of bumper cars outside right now!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By duckhunter175
If you want a full size, v8, real 3rd row SUV...

If you want a full size, v8, real 3rd row SUV then go get a Seqouia-- The 5.7 will last forever, the amenities are nice and if you are towing- get the Platinum edition with airbags.

Market on...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By duckhunter175
338RUM built by APR would be my choice if I were...

338RUM built by APR would be my choice if I were in your boat but I'm partial to mine and it will run circles around the 338wm.

However- since it seems you are willing to handload and go into some...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2022, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By duckhunter175
I'd see if you can borrow an optical chrono...

I'd see if you can borrow an optical chrono (Caldwell or other) from someone-- it will be your best bet if the magneto won't do it before of blast or mounting.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By duckhunter175
Proof Elevation-- it'll run your $2850 but its...

Proof Elevation-- it'll run your $2850 but its the best quality components for the price that you will find anywhere.

Bighorn Action, Proof Stock, Proof Barrel- 24" threaded, ready to go!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By duckhunter175
Looks like a really nice piece and the extra...

Looks like a really nice piece and the extra finishing came out very well!

Do you feel it was a good overall value for the fit and finish?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By duckhunter175
Thanks for the info! Can you post a pic?!

Thanks for the info! Can you post a pic?!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2022, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By duckhunter175
Cooper Wood Stocks for Rem 700

Cooper makes Claro and French walnut stocks for Remington 700 SA and LA but only in Right Hand.

Has anyone owned one, held one, laid eyes on one??
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-12-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5,547
Views: 718,355
Posted By duckhunter175
well looks like we are bumping this thread again!...

well looks like we are bumping this thread again!

Rem 700 Ti, Gen 1, 300 saum (with dies)

I swore I wouldn't get another Right Handed rifle... but couldn't pass up this one!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By duckhunter175
My first call would be to Kampfeld Customs...

My first call would be to Kampfeld Customs http://www.kampfeldcustom.com/

2nd- Skip Baldwin https://www.baldwinboltjeweling.com/
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,077
Posted By duckhunter175
I'll second what Trophy8 said on the NX8 (he and...

I'll second what Trophy8 said on the NX8 (he and I were actually discussing these a few weeks back).

I had an NX8 4-32 F1-- nice scope, the glass was really good BUT as described the eye box was a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By duckhunter175
No sir- aside from cutting the CDS dials and...

No sir- aside from cutting the CDS dials and turrets they are closed indefinitely.

https://www.leupold.com/custom-shop
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By duckhunter175
I do wish they'd open their custom shop back up...

I do wish they'd open their custom shop back up for things like that!! They would do coatings custom turrets and even reticles that were factory offerings.

Some folks do seem to hate Leupold as...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-10-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,077
Posted By duckhunter175
Dan, Lots of good advice above. I'm going to...

Dan,

Lots of good advice above. I'm going to hyperlink 3 articles for you as well as some notes on that exact scope. The first two article are explanations of the angular deviation measurements...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,670
Posted By duckhunter175
375h&h… ya know for squirrels and such

375h&h… ya know for squirrels and such
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-05-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By duckhunter175
Great post-- all valid. Smoothest transactions...

Great post-- all valid. Smoothest transactions of all IMO have been at the UPS Customer Centers. They also often have stacks of the Labels and will give you some to be prepared. Otherwise print em...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-04-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,360
Posted By duckhunter175
Lots of good advice on this thread! You are...

Lots of good advice on this thread! You are asking a lot of one rifle-- .25moa @ 1000yds from a light-ish rifle that is suited for back county, with a perfectly slick action, that takes an AICS mag...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By duckhunter175
Also- I have used Chad @ Dallas Reloads for load...

Also- I have used Chad @ Dallas Reloads for load development and just off the shelf ammo with great results (6.5cm, 257wby, 308 and 10mm)

If he has it in stock it's a good option so I'd shoot him...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By duckhunter175
If you are in the DFW area there is a gentleman...

If you are in the DFW area there is a gentleman who does load development in Hunt County-- well trusted, I've taken his class and shot at his range... and I've seen the results of his handloaded...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,379
Posted By duckhunter175
This is an idea that I've considered strongly as...

This is an idea that I've considered strongly as well here in Texas. I have barely scratched the surface with all the ins and out of joint purchase and ownership for a ranch/hunting land.

Spent a...
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