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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-25-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By kmitchl
I went to the HGCA show today in Humble. I...

I went to the HGCA show today in Humble. I managed to acquire three pounds of powder and some 6.5 bullets. Several of the vendors were willing to trade at a fair rate for primers. I thought it was a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-24-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By kmitchl
I took the plunge and ordered the CD. Just need...

I took the plunge and ordered the CD. Just need to get the computer in the shop working so I can use it there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,797
Posted By kmitchl
I think rainwater collection is more common in...

I think rainwater collection is more common in areas where wells are deep and expensive. I looked into rainwater collection when I built my house. I have a 3200 sq ft metal building for a collection...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-24-2021, 04:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By kmitchl
I have to agree. Although when I started loading...

I have to agree. Although when I started loading I bought most of my manuals off of ebay for less than half of new price. However, that was a different time when new powders were not not introduced...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-24-2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By kmitchl
I have to agree. Kind of primitive in today's...

I have to agree. Kind of primitive in today's world. Wonder if it can be transferred to memory stick or SD card.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By kmitchl
QuickLoad is computer software that is used for...

QuickLoad is computer software that is used for handloading.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-23-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By kmitchl
QuickLoad?

Considering buying QuickLoad. How well does it help with selecting the best powders as a starting point in load development?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By kmitchl
I use a hand sand blaster filled with baking soda...

I use a hand sand blaster filled with baking soda to cleanup my trailer connectors. Works on both truck end and trailer end. From the pics looks like you might benefit from this treatment. The soda...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,711
Posted By kmitchl
We have a place in Fayette county. I’ve had a few...

We have a place in Fayette county. I’ve had a few interactions with the appraisal board. They were reasonable to deal with. With a little effort you can get an ag exemption. People seem to take care...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-07-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By kmitchl
Appears to be very well made. Looks like a great...

Appears to be very well made. Looks like a great value.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By kmitchl
When we lived in Katy we were on the same circuit...

When we lived in Katy we were on the same circuit with the sewage lift station. After a storm our power was restored within a few hours when the houses across the street might be out for several...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By kmitchl
You have to look closely at the Kingsford. Bags...

You have to look closely at the Kingsford. Bags weigh between 16 and 20 pounds with a bunch of increments between.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By kmitchl
This sounds familiar.

This sounds familiar.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-02-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,652
Posted By kmitchl
My process is to put the OSPHO in a pump sprayer....

My process is to put the OSPHO in a pump sprayer. Spray the rusty metal and let it set for a day. Then pressure wash with the highest pressure you can get. Let it dry and paint with Rustoleum rusty...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-02-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,538
Posted By kmitchl
I considered building an induction annealer. They...

I considered building an induction annealer. They seem to be faster than the flame annealers, however it seems they must be tuned for each caliber and headstamp to anneal without melting. Check out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,581
Posted By kmitchl
I'm jealous. Where did you find enough mud this...

I'm jealous. Where did you find enough mud this time of year to get stuck? It's been so dry here the trees are offering a reward to the dogs.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-23-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By kmitchl
The FB group Form1basics has a file with a number...

The FB group Form1basics has a file with a number of the solvent trap vendors listed.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-23-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By kmitchl
There is a guy on YouTube called Silencer Student...

There is a guy on YouTube called Silencer Student (Joseph Longo) who does a lot of testing. There is also a FB group called Form1basics with a lot of info. The technology (or opinions) evolves quite...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-23-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By kmitchl
If your trust is through Texas-gun-trust...

If your trust is through Texas-gun-trust amendments are free. Good advice to keep the number of people on your trust to a minimum. I have not tested this but I was told by Texas-gun-trust you can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By kmitchl
You might see if they can set you up with...

You might see if they can set you up with contacts or glasses in mono vision to see how you will do. I had mono vision contacts for about 20 years and did OK with it. However, not everyone's brain...
Forum: Recipes 08-10-2021, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By kmitchl
I made some smoked links with some. Insert cedar...

I made some smoked links with some. Insert cedar board joke here!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-26-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By kmitchl
If I were to do another generator i would buy...

If I were to do another generator i would buy consider buying the kit. I have a machine shop so i made the intake donut and the fuel valve. If I put a value on my time i did-not save any money.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-16-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,753
Posted By kmitchl
Did you get a confirmation email acknowledging it...

Did you get a confirmation email acknowledging it was submitted? IIRC my letter for finger prints was attached to the confirmation email.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-16-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,753
Posted By kmitchl
Had a little gift in my email this morning. My...

Had a little gift in my email this morning. My Form 1 is APPROVED. June 24 to July 16. 23 calendar days. Time to start making some chips! This is for a 22 rimfire suppressor. Need to submit a 30 cal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,164
Posted By kmitchl
Anymore the ac units are migrating to high tech...

Anymore the ac units are migrating to high tech electronic motor drives. Donít know if this is some government mandated energy efficiency plan. Last year i had the fan motor on my Carrier air handler...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By kmitchl
Nothing cheap about diesel parts.

Nothing cheap about diesel parts.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By kmitchl
There is NOTHING CHEAP ABOUT A DIESEL....

There is NOTHING CHEAP ABOUT A DIESEL. Particularly a high mileage one. I dive high mileage 7.3. They quickly become a money pit. Water pump -$1k. Injector cups - $2K. Most recent is the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,255
Posted By kmitchl
My voicemail says if you are an unknown number...

My voicemail says if you are an unknown number and don’t leave a VM you will be blocked. There are loads of blocked numbers.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-30-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By kmitchl
initially I thought I could use the regulator...

initially I thought I could use the regulator from one of the Honda carbs instead of the Garrison regulator. But when I hooked it up the regulator would not shutoff when the engine stopped. It was...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-29-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks. The piece that almost stumped me was the...

Thanks. The piece that almost stumped me was the red plugs in the regulator. The regulator comes with no instructions so you are on your own. I had tried several different things but just could not...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-29-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By kmitchl
Not true. I was just on here a few days ago...

Not true. I was just on here a few days ago looking for help with another small engine. Watch lots of YouTube.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-29-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By kmitchl
DIY Generator Conversion

I have an older generator with a Briggs and Stratton 10 hp engine. We have only needed to use it a few times but the issue with gasoline fueled generators is when things go sideways gasoline becomes...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By kmitchl
Absolutely. Itís 1992 vintage.

Absolutely. Itís 1992 vintage.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By kmitchl
Looks like you got it right. I had not...

Looks like you got it right. I had not reinstalled the air filter. Once I did it starts and runs. Still a few issues. Some blue smoke. Maybe a stuck ring. Will put some Marvel Mystery oil in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By kmitchl
There are tabs off the float and the needle has a...

There are tabs off the float and the needle has a button on top that slides into the tabs. Does not have the electronic solenoid.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By kmitchl
The float is a one piece plastic molding. There...

The float is a one piece plastic molding. There is nothing I can see to adjust the level.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By kmitchl
Paper gasket

Paper gasket
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By kmitchl
No fuel pump. It's gravity feed. I added enough...

No fuel pump. It's gravity feed. I added enough gas to the tank to make sure there is sufficient level to feed. New fuel filter.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks for the input. I have had the bowl off of...

Thanks for the input. I have had the bowl off of both carbs. Floats seem to be working. I have run tiny wires through the main jet into the carb throat and that seems to be clear. Seems to be a fuel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By kmitchl
Small Engine Help

I have a 14 HP Kohler engine on an aged rear engine Snapper rider that I would like to rehab. It will start and fire when I give it some starting fluid but immediately dies. I have cleaned the gas...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-24-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,753
Posted By kmitchl
Well good news and bad news. Good news is I got a...

Well good news and bad news. Good news is I got a response today from the ATF on the eForm submitted 5/22. Bad news is I was disapproved. I had submitted a RPQ for one person that was for the CLEO...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By kmitchl
Honda guy here. Bought a 2014 when they first...

Honda guy here. Bought a 2014 when they first came on the market. No regrets. I'm sure the Can Am is nice also.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,651
Posted By kmitchl
Everything above plus donít use a company named...

Everything above plus donít use a company named 314 Construction. The hand nailing is particularly important. Most roofers will not spend the time to set up nail guns correctly. Nails are either over...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 903
Posted By kmitchl
I would suggest you get glasses or contacts set...

I would suggest you get glasses or contacts set up like the proposed lasik to give you a test drive. I had hard contacts set up for mono vision for years and did well with them. When I switched to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By kmitchl
Sounds like you are not lifting water very far,...

Sounds like you are not lifting water very far, approx 20 ft. Might look at a deep well jet pump. Almost everything that can break is mounted on the surface where you can repair without having to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,448
Posted By kmitchl
When i built my house i had this conversation...

When i built my house i had this conversation with my electrician. We bet a lunch on it. In a circuit that consists of only 240 volt loads it is legal to run two phase conductors and ground. In a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,551
Posted By kmitchl
Last time i checked there are no titanium mines...

Last time i checked there are no titanium mines in Texas. Likewise, aluminum or stainless steel.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-17-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By kmitchl
Google Bill Drill. Three targets side by side at...

Google Bill Drill. Three targets side by side at 7 yds. Start with six rounds in the magazine. Two rounds on each target with a slide lock reload and repeat. Go slow enough to get all A zone hits...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By kmitchl
I you want whitetails shoot everyone you see.

I you want whitetails shoot everyone you see.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,533
Posted By kmitchl
This works. Without the ball valve when you try...

This works. Without the ball valve when you try to blow the line down the air all goes back into the air handler rather than into the drain.
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