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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,759
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Iíd like for the people to just say enough is...

Iíd like for the people to just say enough is enough and quit buying vehicles fora bit. Imagine in they sold ZERO cars or trucks for 3 months until prices came back down to MSRP or below.

Yeah, I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-28-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By gatorgrizz27
That is my thought as well

That is my thought as well
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-28-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,737
Posted By gatorgrizz27
At one point they were claiming that if it took...

At one point they were claiming that if it took less than 8 hours in a machine shop to finish it was “readily convertible.”
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,652
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I canít imagine anyone not seeing something wrong...

I canít imagine anyone not seeing something wrong with that. The exception IMO is if you buy a tool, try to use it, and it canít actually do the job.

We were building a treehouse and my impact...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-20-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By gatorgrizz27
No ill effects suffered. :D Wife had a...

No ill effects suffered. :D

Wife had a coughing fit in the middle of the night and thought she was throwing up at first, but not the case. :eek:
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By gatorgrizz27
That may be true, but the Nilgai meat Iíve had...

That may be true, but the Nilgai meat Iíve had before was very dark like an elk, and tasted about the same. Itís possible that was from a cow though and this was from a rutting bull or something.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Yeah, was hoping somebody had an idea of what was...

Yeah, was hoping somebody had an idea of what was around down there and likely to be turned into meat.

I’ve never taken a deer to a processor, but I’ll accept meat gifts from friends.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By gatorgrizz27
So, what kind of meat did I just eat?

Buddy of mine did a Nilgai hunt on one of the King Ranch leases in S Texas. Donít kill one, they just shot hogs, but they sent him back with some meat, and he shared some of it.

Pack of ground...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Doesn’t have the “roadrunner” feature, you’d need...

Doesn’t have the “roadrunner” feature, you’d need to tie in a 3 way swivel, but from my experience snagging these in oyster bars I don’t think small cats are going to tear them up.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-15-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I have looked for something similar,...

I have looked for something similar, unsuccessfully. I have a Savage Model 42, that’s a .22 mag over a .410. I wanted a 3x red dot with long eye relief so one could shoot it with both eyes open as a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-13-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Iíd probably go with the standard Nomad given...

Iíd probably go with the standard Nomad given your needs. The Sandmanís are harder use, lower back pressure cans. The Nomads are a little quieter and lighter (though not much if you add Key-Mo) and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-12-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By gatorgrizz27
If you’re chasing “quiet”, you really need to...

If you’re chasing “quiet”, you really need to understand basic design differences in bolt vs semi auto cans.

Cans that do best on bolt guns work well with high back pressure, as they slow the hot...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-04-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Zeiss’s new rings are really nice if you don’t...

Zeiss’s new rings are really nice if you don’t want the large hex nuts hanging off the side and have a micro bubble level built in.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,810
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Sounds like most of the car dealerships that...

Sounds like most of the car dealerships that aren’t “the best of the best”. The whole dog and pony show, let me go talk to my manager, what do you want your monthly payment to be, pushing up sales,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-24-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Best to get the right tools and do it yourself....

Best to get the right tools and do it yourself. You’d be surprised how long it can take between degreasing every screw and hole, mounting the bases with loctite, getting the rings lapped if needed,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,949
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Good to know, thanks.

Good to know, thanks.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-22-2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,949
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I don’t think you did anything wrong. Only...

I don’t think you did anything wrong. Only additional thing I’ve heard in these cases is to call the local PD and file a statement. Generally, the first person to do so has the “advantage” if there...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,973
Posted By gatorgrizz27
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_Mountains

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_Mountains
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,437
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Portaband is the best cutting thing I’ve ever...

Portaband is the best cutting thing I’ve ever used. Have torches, dry cut saws, Metabo grinders, and used the Diablo torch carbide blades also.

To keep it from binding up you could cut it all but...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By gatorgrizz27
What bullets were you shooting in the .300?

What bullets were you shooting in the .300?
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By gatorgrizz27
There was a Yellowstone episode about this. Load...

There was a Yellowstone episode about this. Load em up in an empty horse trailer and take them for a ride…
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-09-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I went with the Leupold Mark AR Mod 1 in 4-12x40...

I went with the Leupold Mark AR Mod 1 in 4-12x40 on my T1X. I’m very happy with it. Clear glass, Mil Dot reticle, AO, and decent turrets. They made one in 6-18 as well
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,078
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Yep. It’s easy to swap them around at the range,...

Yep. It’s easy to swap them around at the range, but it’s a pain grabbing a rifle out of the safe to find that the can you want is on another gun way in the back behind the rest of them.

My Dead...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,813
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Something to keep in mind. ...

Something to keep in mind.

https://www.rangerforums.net/threads/ev-explded-and-burnt-down-while-charging.43771/

We built an outdoor kitchen for a client that had an electric ranger sitting in...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-03-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,617
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Cool build. I’ve researched rabbits in the past...

Cool build. I’ve researched rabbits in the past but have been worried about how hard they are to keep in the summer heat. I’ve also heard they will get sores on their paws if they stay on that wire...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Yes. Was going to mention that but it took us 5...

Yes. Was going to mention that but it took us 5 years to draw it and isnít really the type of hunt youíd want to do solo. Island is boat access only and you need water, ice, etc for the whole time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By gatorgrizz27
FL has substantially more public land than TX....

FL has substantially more public land than TX. The biggest deer in the state are in the panhandle and Pasco county just north of Tampa.

https://myfwc.com/recreation/notices/

Hogs are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,601
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Haha that was my thought. One thing to take it in...

Haha that was my thought. One thing to take it in and make sure the rings will let the scope objective clear the barrel or similar, but no way Iím letting them mount it.

Second thought was, ďSo...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Tractor supply usually has good deals. The fire...

Tractor supply usually has good deals. The fire rating comes from drywall inside the safe, you can increase it by adding another layer internally, or could stack a few layers inside a closet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 947
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Family. My business that I enjoy working...

Family.

My business that I enjoy working at.

Our house we have been remodeling.

Vehicles that are reliable and I like driving, even though they are both 2008’s.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By gatorgrizz27
You didn’t mention a suppressor, so I’m a fan of...

You didn’t mention a suppressor, so I’m a fan of the Weatherby Vanguard compacts (used to be called carbine). 20” #1 contour barrel and a true short action. Not the lightest guns out there but very...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Probably only 1,500 ish through my primary AR....

Probably only 1,500 ish through my primary AR. Was shooting heavy for awhile then had kids, and the current ammo prices/issues have dampened the number of rounds I shoot, though I still go about...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,049
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Correct, I have one as well and still like it for...

Correct, I have one as well and still like it for turkeys. For ducks I shoot 2 3/4 for teal and 3ís in the later season.

There is still value in a 10 gauge if you want a longer range for ducks. A...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I see both sides of it. I hate when it appears an...

I see both sides of it. I hate when it appears an item is in stock and then ends up having a super long lead time. I’m fine with placing backorders if you know it going in and it’s impossible to find...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,363
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Zeiss V4 is a great option as well

Zeiss V4 is a great option as well
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,978
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Correct answer. I carry a 9mm but use Speer Gold...

Correct answer. I carry a 9mm but use Speer Gold Dots.


I shot a coyote a couple years back at about 7 yards with a .30-06 and Hornady SSTís. It pushed him away from me and he took a dirt nap...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,418
Posted By gatorgrizz27
The battery saws are fine if you’re dealing with...

The battery saws are fine if you’re dealing with stuff like cleaning up dropped tree limbs now and then. I carry one in the back of my SUV since there is no gas smell to deal with. You can buck up a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,418
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Correct. I have an 026 my dad bought 22 years...

Correct. I have an 026 my dad bought 22 years ago. A year or two back I put a new carb, air filter, fuel lines, drive sprocket, bar and chain on it. Still runs like new.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Thanks for the replies so far. Just to be...

Thanks for the replies so far.

Just to be clear, I’m not talking about him making payments to me and buying the truck. He’s not that interested in this vehicle long term, as he knows it will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Helping guy that works for me with a vehicle? Insurance questions.

I own a finish carpentry business and have a guy that does some work for me as a 1099 contractor. He sets his schedule, usually 3 days a week, comes and goes when he needs, and has another job. Just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,906
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Agreed here. Fawns have heads that look like...

Agreed here. Fawns have heads that look like calves and are generally 50-70 lbs. Yearlings, even does, will look like an actual deer even though they will be skinny, and pushing 100 lbs minimum.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-11-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Sometimes it just happens. Had it with a .30-06...

Sometimes it just happens. Had it with a .30-06 shooting lead soft point bullets and a 6.5 CM shooting 143 ELD-X’s.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Didnít watch the videos, but a lot of retailers...

Didnít watch the videos, but a lot of retailers took back orders for almost a year. If everyone honors their word 90% of the ammo could be gone before it makes it to the actual store.

Remingtonís...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-09-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By gatorgrizz27
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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Give slick tricks a try, they are nasty. ...

Give slick tricks a try, they are nasty.

Also, a warranty on broadheads is silly. If they are defective out of the package, return them. Otherwise they are a consumable, like saw blades or drill...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-01-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,996
Posted By gatorgrizz27
I’ve eaten hearts from several, it is good. I...

I’ve eaten hearts from several, it is good. I haven’t been able to just fry and eat a whole deer liver, so I froze mine from this season and plan to make boudin with it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,826
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Not a professional welder, but I worked at a...

Not a professional welder, but I worked at a welding and fab shop back in high school, and have started and run several businesses.

As somebody else said, go work at a local shop for a year and...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-30-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Just buy this. It’s top notch and $5-$10 more...

Just buy this. It’s top notch and $5-$10 more than Aero Precision, which I’d consider to be the lowest worth using.

https://www.interstateguns.com/solgw-blaster-starter-kit.html
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-24-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By gatorgrizz27
There is a difference. I’ve typically used...

There is a difference. I’ve typically used Leupold dual dovetails or Warne’s, which I’d consider to be the lowest I’d use. Not saying cheaper ones won’t do the job, but at $50 it’s basically an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,302
Posted By gatorgrizz27
Go walk around!

Go walk around!
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