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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-19-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,777
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Just because someone agrees with you doesn’t mean...

Just because someone agrees with you doesn’t mean it’s the right answer. I put on a motorcycle helmet when I’m going to meet a friend down the street for lunch, not just when I plan to “go get after...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By gatorgrizz27
There’s a massive difference between archery...

There’s a massive difference between archery season in CO and late season in MT. If you’re hiking with a pack on and it’s above freezing, you aren’t going to want anything but a long sleeved shirt...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-10-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,777
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Ain’t a lot of options if you meet at 5:30 am

Ain’t a lot of options if you meet at 5:30 am
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-08-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,777
Posted By gatorgrizz27
My carry pistol is chambered 24/7. It is either...

My carry pistol is chambered 24/7. It is either in my belt, in the door pocket of my car when it’s parked at my shop, car is locked if there are any kids around.

When I get home it goes on top of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,649
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I break everything down into 2-3 lb roasts, then...

I break everything down into 2-3 lb roasts, then vacuum seal and freeze them. I can then take out chunks and braise them, cube them and make chili, or grind them for burger/sausage. If you try to go...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,383
Posted By gatorgrizz27
It really doesn’t matter what brands guys...

It really doesn’t matter what brands guys recommend, fit is king. I couldn’t get any of the Lowa’s, Salewa’s etc to fit my foot well, I ended up with the Salomon Quests and they worked great, no...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-03-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,413
Posted By gatorgrizz27
It’s more of an “old school” round, it wasn’t...

It’s more of an “old school” round, it wasn’t very many years ago that turrets on scopes, rangefinders, and fast twist barrels were almost unheard of by your average hunter. Being able to hold...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By gatorgrizz27
The Ford 6.0 is probably one of the most likely...

The Ford 6.0 is probably one of the most likely diesels out there to need substantial work. Nothing like the 7.3 or 6.7.

I recent bought a Chevy 2500HD with the 6.0 gas motor to pull < 10k dump...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,463
Posted By gatorgrizz27
IMO there are no better dogs for owners who are...

IMO there are no better dogs for owners who are willing to put in the work than GSP’s and GSD’s. Personally, I won’t own a Shepherd until our oldest kid is 8-10. If you aren’t worried about...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-30-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By gatorgrizz27
It’s really not that hard. I assembled my first...

It’s really not that hard. I assembled my first one in 15 minutes using only a clevis pin and a finish hammer. I’ve bought the proper tools since then.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-30-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 677
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I’d go BPS in 28 gauge personally. It’s an...

I’d go BPS in 28 gauge personally. It’s an heirloom grade gun that’s not crazy expensive, helps them learn to work a pump (which is going the way of a standard transmission IMO), and bottom eject so...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-30-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I picked up a Howa mini action, running subs with...

I picked up a Howa mini action, running subs with a Dead Air Wolfman it is noticeably quieter than your average .22LR from a 20” long barrel. It seems extremely accurate to me, not sure I took any...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,058
Posted By gatorgrizz27
American is the worst. One trip I had 3 out of 5...

American is the worst. One trip I had 3 out of 5 flights substantially delayed or cancelled. They have lost my bags, on and on.

Never had a problem with Southwest or Delta besides an occasional...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Please keep in mind that many of these large...

Please keep in mind that many of these large tents will not hold up in any kind of severe weather. Not a big deal for camping with 10 mph winds and rain showers, but if you get a bad storm they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Thanks for the tip on the Rascal. Have a Dead Air...

Thanks for the tip on the Rascal. Have a Dead Air Mask and a bunch of CCI standard velocity rounds (sub sonic). It looks like it might still be too far of a reach from the grip to the trigger for his...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Teaching kids to shoot/gun safety?

My oldest son is almost 4, very smart/mature and generally listens well. His godfather gave him a BB gun on his first birthday, it’s been boxed up but yesterday we got it out and started going over...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-29-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,743
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I followed the National gun trust video as it’s...

I followed the National gun trust video as it’s the best resource I’ve found, I don’t recall it mentioning printing and then scanning that in but I might have missed it. I’ve always been bad at...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-29-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,743
Posted By gatorgrizz27
My understanding is that is common if your...

My understanding is that is common if your receiver or manufacturer isn’t listed in their drop down menu. Mine was a Texas Flag lower from Runner Runner on here, a small manufacturer that’s out of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-27-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,743
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I called today and apparently I didn’t print out,...

I called today and apparently I didn’t print out, sign, and then scan the responsible persons questionnaire. I didn’t even think that was necessary. I had already filled out and signed a paper copy...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-26-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,776
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Some people do well, I think the majority of guys...

Some people do well, I think the majority of guys are just happy if they make enough to pay for their equipment and make something for their time spent filming and editing.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-26-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,743
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Mine came back “disapproved” on Friday, no idea...

Mine came back “disapproved” on Friday, no idea why yet. ATF is awesome.

Make the whole thing so arduous that very few people do it, charge a tax, then it still doesn’t work.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-20-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,743
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I agree it sucks and the whole thing was a...

I agree it sucks and the whole thing was a headache. Not what I’d consider “easy” by any stretch when you consider the fingerprint cards, photos, filing a trust and getting it notarized, then...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I have an opinion that borders on heretical from...

I have an opinion that borders on heretical from a southern Baptist interpretation of the Bible.

My stance is even if you could prove that things didn’t happen exactly as they are written (7 day...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,276
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Did this in college. Buddy got a free beagle that...

Did this in college. Buddy got a free beagle that was a PITA. Some girls we were friends with had a coon in the attic. They weren’t that bothered by it until it got into the HVAC ducting and they saw...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-11-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,150
Posted By gatorgrizz27
28 gauge has been the only thing period on the...

28 gauge has been the only thing period on the shelf from October-February around here. Starting to get some of the other stuff back a little at a time recently.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-06-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Sounds like the gas port is too large if it’s...

Sounds like the gas port is too large if it’s burning your eyes. Charging handle with a gas buster deal like a BCM and an adjustable gas block is the easy option.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-29-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By gatorgrizz27
7.62x39 is a different bolt than every other...

7.62x39 is a different bolt than every other cartridge. Diameter is the same as the 6.5 Grendel but the depth isn’t.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-29-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,893
Posted By gatorgrizz27
If you can find a holster that works to carry...

If you can find a holster that works to carry comfortably, I don’t see a downside as long as you use an RMR and still have BUIS. I wouldn’t trust other options, especially without irons that can be...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-26-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I did research before I built mine, I’m well...

I did research before I built mine, I’m well versed in AR tuning but not in 7.62x39.

The most common problems I found were mags, firing pins, and feed ramps. I bought Duramags, a Windham Weaponry...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-18-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,935
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Good to hear, I’m getting more invested in it...

Good to hear, I’m getting more invested in it lately as a kid’s hunting round, I haven’t shot anything with one yet, but that is the bullet I’m using and I have suppressors. Will be supersonic,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,668
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Saw you’ve already quoted it, but there are two...

Saw you’ve already quoted it, but there are two way I bid jobs when I’m not quite sure how to figure them.

The first for fairly normal work is the cost of materials plus my daily rate x the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,351
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Pretty much. This isn’t a case of a single mom...

Pretty much. This isn’t a case of a single mom stealing food from the grocery store to feed her kids.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Personally I’d just pre-mix it unless the boat is...

Personally I’d just pre-mix it unless the boat is kept in the water and fueled at marinas. Getting gas there is enough of a hassle that I wouldn’t want to comokcsfe it more by having to add a precise...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,577
Posted By gatorgrizz27
It is my understanding that on quality rifle cans...

It is my understanding that on quality rifle cans (17-4, stellite, etc) erosion only really starts happening once the can in hot. Meaning you get almost zero erosion on the first shot or 2.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-18-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,749
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I’m not a jock, but I’ve found the guys I’ve...

I’m not a jock, but I’ve found the guys I’ve hired that played sports were harder working, easier to train, and didn’t get their feelings hurt easily compared to those that didn’t.

I came to this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-17-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,379
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Zeiss Conquest HD. Pretty dang close to the Swaro...

Zeiss Conquest HD. Pretty dang close to the Swaro SLC, substantially better than Leupold’s. Haven’t looked through Maven’s, I know they are good, but at $1,000 there’s no reason not to go with Euro...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,311
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I am 100% for private businesses setting their...

I am 100% for private businesses setting their own policies, however all that becomes very murky when they are REQUIRED to post Covid warnings and mask mandates on their front doors.

Obviously...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,398
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Apparently this works well and can be removed...

Apparently this works well and can be removed with no issues.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-13-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,844
Posted By gatorgrizz27
IMO the immigration process needs to be...

IMO the immigration process needs to be simplified and less lengthy/costly. I’m NOT saying let everyone in, not by a long shot, but with the current system, a lot of them just choose to do it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,674
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Wink “Don’t show up with your wife/girlfriend...

“Don’t show up with your wife/girlfriend unannounced” was going to be my tip.

Really depends on the place and the girl. Some are serious hunters, some have to be the center of attention and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-04-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By gatorgrizz27
It appears to be a direct ripoff of the Law...

It appears to be a direct ripoff of the Law Tactical unit. Guessing it is made in China based on their “USA shifty branding.”
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-04-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,922
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I just purchased one of those as well. Had been...

I just purchased one of those as well. Had been on my radar but I found solid reviews by Sage Dynamics and Mr Guns and Gear. Both are well respected by me. I like it so far, only negative IMO is the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,385
Posted By gatorgrizz27
The “clean shaven” in the military actually...

The “clean shaven” in the military actually started with mustard gas and masks in WWI. Same deal for firefighters. Prior to that beards were considered dignified.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By gatorgrizz27
$18 isn’t bad, I think they were almost $17 at...

$18 isn’t bad, I think they were almost $17 at the start of all this last year. I was at our Academy last week and there was a single box of Hornady 30 gr .22 WMR on the shelf. It rang up $39.99, I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I have one with a 6” ported barrel my dad gave...

I have one with a 6” ported barrel my dad gave me. From the little research I’ve done, those with full under lug, no locks, and the hammer mounted firing pins (all forged parts) were considered top...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-22-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,857
Posted By gatorgrizz27
A power vise for the workbench would be pretty...

A power vise for the workbench would be pretty sweet. You could probably keep it from crushing stuff by playing with different sized marine circuit breakers. Amp draw should increase with resistance...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-20-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I was looking at this for awhile and ended up...

I was looking at this for awhile and ended up buying 2 separate guns. Savage 42 .22 Mag/.410 for killing hogs/coyotes/coons, and a Tikka T1X in .22 LR for squirrels and plinking.

I like the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,407
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Marcus King is no joke. I’ve been into “good”...

Marcus King is no joke. I’ve been into “good” music for a dang long time. Heard him come on one day and was wondering where he had been all my life, assuming he had been running around with the likes...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-09-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
Posted By gatorgrizz27
It would be pretty easy to put an eye bolt into a...

It would be pretty easy to put an eye bolt into a stud and run a vinyl coated cable through all the trigger guards with a padlock on it. Wouldn’t slow them down much if they have snips but I’d...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-09-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,435
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Great work! I hate to be “that guy”, because...

Great work!

I hate to be “that guy”, because it really doesn’t bother me at all, but he does need to pay attention to potential trademark infringement using logos on the flags (or plasma cutting),...
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