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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-21-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Bowyer
That's great! I've been part of a handful of...

That's great!
I've been part of a handful of tbh expresses and always a good experience.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-21-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By Bowyer
Sounds a little fast for an 18" barrel although...

Sounds a little fast for an 18" barrel although my only experience is with a 22" barrel. I see around 2650 fps.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-07-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By Bowyer
I tried 4064 with 127 LRX and 140 SST but never...

I tried 4064 with 127 LRX and 140 SST but never found a consistent load. I did have good luck with Superformance and IMR 4350. IMR 4350 being the best.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-22-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 887
Posted By Bowyer
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Leupold

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,934
Posted By Bowyer
I've only taken 2 animals with my 6.5 CM. ...

I've only taken 2 animals with my 6.5 CM.

Pronghorn at 75 yards, 143 ELDx, shot straight on with no exit wound and he did a backflip.

East Texas Buck 125 yards 123 SST, shot right behind...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-08-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By Bowyer
I've been to a lot of gun shows but never been to...

I've been to a lot of gun shows but never been to one that allowed anyone to carry a loaded weapon.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-12-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By Bowyer
The way things are going now days, you should...

The way things are going now days, you should give them gender neutral names!

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-29-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Bowyer
No support from Texas for Federal suppressor laws

What are your thoughts on this?
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-20-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,995
Posted By Bowyer
I've got one but it doesn't work with my muffin...

I've got one but it doesn't work with my muffin top.
I'll make you a deal on it!

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-18-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 754
Posted By Bowyer
I've never had a Bersa but did have a 290RS 9mm...

I've never had a Bersa but did have a 290RS 9mm and didn't like the trigger.
I have fired a P250 with DAO trigger and liked it very much. Not sure if it comes in 380.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-13-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bowyer
I used one to sight in my AR. Easier than...

I used one to sight in my AR.
Easier than actual bore sighting an AR.

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-11-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By Bowyer
All routed edges. 1/4 round 1/4 Brad 1/2...

All routed edges.
1/4 round
1/4 Brad
1/2 concave

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-10-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By Bowyer
I used a biscuit jointer and after the glue was...

I used a biscuit jointer and after the glue was set put these brackets on. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190411/ede63ea553c3f2ef4316a2024b9469cb.jpg

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 04-10-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By Bowyer
Made a picture frame

Our Daughters gave us this puzzle for Christmas and when we (wife) completed it, I was told to make a frame.

...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-05-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Bowyer
Message sent Sent from my SM-G892A using...

Message sent

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-30-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,473
Posted By Bowyer
Good choice! Sent from my SM-G892A using...

Good choice!

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,473
Posted By Bowyer
You know, Ruger makes a Redhawk 8 shot 357 mag. ...

You know, Ruger makes a Redhawk 8 shot 357 mag.

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Borrowed this pic from the internet...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-25-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 559,680
Posted By Bowyer
Sweet gun! Those rubber grips are probably more...

Sweet gun!
Those rubber grips are probably more comfy but it would look really cool with some old wood stocks and a Tyler T grip adapter

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-23-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By Bowyer
If all the guns are still in production I would...

If all the guns are still in production I would check the price of new guns and subtract $50 or more depending on the shape they are in. The same holds with quality optics.

If a firearm is no...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-23-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,265
Posted By Bowyer
Through the years I've used almost everything....

Through the years I've used almost everything. They all work.

WD40 in an aerosol can is good for cleaning hard to reach spots but then I like to dry with compressed air and add a drop of oil.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-09-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Bowyer
I had a 9mm LCR, it's over rated. I prefer the...

I had a 9mm LCR, it's over rated.
I prefer the S&W J frame.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-02-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By Bowyer
Looks like a perfect fit! Sent from my...

Looks like a perfect fit!


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Bowyer
Hornady 123 gr. SST with Lapua brass, Winchester...

Hornady 123 gr. SST with Lapua brass, Winchester primers and CFE223 is a pretty good combination.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-21-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By Bowyer
Yep, couple years ago on a pronghorn hunt my...

Yep, couple years ago on a pronghorn hunt my Nikon couldn't range a goat and this fellow next to me with a Leica calmly says "435".
I went straight home and bought a Leica.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-19-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Bowyer
Armslist is a great place to find good deals,...

Armslist is a great place to find good deals, I've purchased several firearms from folks there.
I would never trust anyone too far away to drive and meet face to face except on tbh.
If I were you,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-19-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 888
Posted By Bowyer
Thanks to everyone who shared their knowledge and...

Thanks to everyone who shared their knowledge and insight.
I probably won't be buying a custom rifle any time soon but I will consider everything mentioned and begin to up my game.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 888
Posted By Bowyer
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 888
Posted By Bowyer
Thanks for your insight. I am seeing the same...

Thanks for your insight.
I am seeing the same thing that you are experiencing with Hornady bullets and am starting to suspect it is the culprit for wild fliers.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 888
Posted By Bowyer
Factory rifles. Thanks, I know you're right....

Factory rifles.
Thanks, I know you're right. It's just that sometimes I get really tight, less than .5" groups, and it makes me think at least some of my guns are capable more consistent groups.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 888
Posted By Bowyer
Thanks, I'll start sorting brass by weight. You...

Thanks, I'll start sorting brass by weight.
You mentioned bullet seating, this is what brought me to my questions. While I was loading yesterday I emptied a box of bullets and opened another. The...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 888
Posted By Bowyer
Wind flags. Do you just set them near the...

Wind flags.
Do you just set them near the target?

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-18-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 888
Posted By Bowyer
Do you sort your bullets?

I've been reloading about 12 years mostly for hunting and now wanting to improve my accuracy. I started sorting my bullets by weight but have only seen a small increase in accuracy. I rarely shoot...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-14-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Bowyer
Sweet Wheelie! Sent from my SM-G892A using...

Sweet Wheelie!

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-13-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,419
Posted By Bowyer
I've been following along and it looks like a lot...

I've been following along and it looks like a lot of you really like the Grendel.
What are your opinions about bolt action vs AR Grendel?

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-09-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 937
Posted By Bowyer
Gotcha Sent from my SM-G892A using Tapatalk

Gotcha

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-09-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 937
Posted By Bowyer
Why do you want a single shot? Sent from...

Why do you want a single shot?


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-08-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 559,680
Posted By Bowyer
Great deal! Sent from my SM-G892A using...

Great deal!

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-30-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,520
Posted By Bowyer
Smoked ribs with grilled pineapple! Smokehouse...

Smoked ribs with grilled pineapple!
Smokehouse is well seasoned...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-23-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By Bowyer
H4350 was a unicorn 2 years ago so I started...

H4350 was a unicorn 2 years ago so I started using IMR 4350 and it has become my go to for 6.5 CM.
When H4350 started hitting the shelves last year I grabbed 3 lbs of it. The only thing I've tried...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-22-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,536
Posted By Bowyer
I've loaded 120 gr. Amax with 43.5 gr. IMR 4350....

I've loaded 120 gr. Amax with 43.5 gr. IMR 4350. Very accurate but I never hunted with it.
Also loaded 123 gr SST, 44 gr IMR 4350, very accurate and devastating on the one deer I shot.
Also loaded...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-22-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,736
Posted By Bowyer
I load my own. Used 143 ELDx on a pronghorn at...

I load my own.
Used 143 ELDx on a pronghorn at 75 yards, shot through the left shoulder and stopped in right hind quarter. He just sat down like a dog and rolled over. Destroyed the shoulder.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-18-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Bowyer
Hey, I think I load those for my AR. I'll check...

Hey, I think I load those for my AR.
I'll check when I get home to see what I can find for you.

Oops! Just saw the 22-250. Not what I got.
Sorry.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By Bowyer
I saw something similar last weekend. A friend...

I saw something similar last weekend. A friend was shooting his 62 grain reloads from his Remington with 1:12 twist and they were tumbling also.
Went back to his 50 grain reloads and could stack...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-11-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Bowyer
My bro in law has been telling me how nice the...

My bro in law has been telling me how nice the slip on is that he put on his rifle.

I just can't force myself to tell him how it looks and hurt his feelings.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By Bowyer
I think this is spot on and some may not agree...

I think this is spot on and some may not agree but big calibers are hard to sell so price usually goes down before they do.
If your friend likes the paint job ask $550 or $450 without the scope.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By Bowyer
I had both lc9 and lc9s. Both triggers pinched my...

I had both lc9 and lc9s. Both triggers pinched my finger every time the trigger reset. Might just be my fat fingers. I really wanted to like those guns.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,378
Posted By Bowyer
A better, heavier or more rigid stock will...

A better, heavier or more rigid stock will improve your shooting. The gun will remain the same.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,090
Posted By Bowyer
1. Sig P938 but too big for my pocket and after a...

1. Sig P938 but too big for my pocket and after a while realized that for a owb holster gun I could carry a much larger gun just as comfortably. Sold it
2. S&W J frame, great pocket gun, still carry...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-08-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 783
Posted By Bowyer
That's a really nice looking gun! Which dash is...

That's a really nice looking gun!
Which dash is it?
How did you determine the manufacture date?

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-07-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,985
Posted By Bowyer
Selling a Glock to buy something different? ...

Selling a Glock to buy something different?
Sounds like you are on your way to greater things!

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