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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-29-2019, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Rswan13
Athlon Ares BTR

Iím looking for input from anyone who has used the 4.5-27 Ares BTR scope. I shot my first PRS style match last month and had an absolute blast. Iíve started looking at slowly upgrading my gear moving...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-26-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
Thanks! I was out at Fossil Pointe in Decatur...

Thanks! I was out at Fossil Pointe in Decatur today. Good luck in the 3 gun match. That’s one I’ve been wanting to try as well.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-26-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
Great day for some practice! Picture wouldnít...

Great day for some practice! Picture wouldnít load. Shooting out to 800 today. Just laid down one of my best distance groups too at 650 yards. Iím excited for tomorrow!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-22-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
It’s coming up this Saturday. I’ll definitely...

It’s coming up this Saturday. I’ll definitely update when it finishes though.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-20-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
I managed to get some things moved around and...

I managed to get some things moved around and should be able to shoot Saturday now. Just sent you a pm.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-20-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
Well crap. I just saw that too.

Well crap. I just saw that too.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-20-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
Man that is an awesome gesture and I wish I could...

Man that is an awesome gesture and I wish I could take you up on it. Unfortunately, I have to shoot on Sunday due to some family obligations on Saturday. Good luck to you though. I'm taking Friday...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-18-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
Thatís good to know. Iíll make sure to pack my...

Thatís good to know. Iíll make sure to pack my pistol bag as well. Thanks!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-17-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
Yep it sounds like a lot of fun so I decided to...

Yep it sounds like a lot of fun so I decided to take the plunge with what I’ve got. I’ve been using a ballistic app for a couple of years now with good data in it. I’ve got a good rangefinder,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-17-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
Their decription online sounds like a PRS style...

Their decription online sounds like a PRS style match.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-17-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rswan13
Long Range Rifle Match Advice

So Iíve decided that I want to see what long range competition is really like. I am planning to sign up for one of the monthly matches with North Texas Multigun. I feel like I have a couple of rifles...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-25-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,271
Posted By Rswan13
Awesome! Which one did you get?

Awesome! Which one did you get?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-08-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By Rswan13
I've been using the Surefire Sonic Defender plugs...

I've been using the Surefire Sonic Defender plugs for a couple of years now. They have been comfortable enough to wear around for most of the day when I'm hunting. I also use them under a set of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,196
Posted By Rswan13
If you are going to have to remove any trim...

If you are going to have to remove any trim pieces with the plastic pins, go to harbor freight first if you can. Look for their panel clip pliers. Those made it so much easier to remove those plastic...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-19-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Rswan13
Yeah I'm definitely not going to attempt to reuse...

Yeah I'm definitely not going to attempt to reuse the powder. I've now found four different types that I can tell. I guess it was more out of curiosity than anything. I document everything I load in...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-19-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Rswan13
Unknown Powders

I bought a small lot of reloading gear and components. Included in the deal were several hundred rounds of 9mm ammo that had been hand loaded. The boxes were marked with the amount of powder, but not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 47,030
Posted By Rswan13
Well definitely keep checking around if you are...

Well definitely keep checking around if you are looking for one. The same store did not have any of these the two times I stopped by before.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 47,030
Posted By Rswan13
Just scored a pelican 1750 case in Lewisville....

Just scored a pelican 1750 case in Lewisville. Only one I found there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 47,030
Posted By Rswan13
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-11-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 47,030
Posted By Rswan13
Found a rockchucker supreme press for $68 in...

Found a rockchucker supreme press for $68 in Lewisville this morning.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,172
Posted By Rswan13
48 I put down two this past weekend and my...

48

I put down two this past weekend and my cousin dropped another.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-19-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,310
Posted By Rswan13
Check the Boydís gunstock site. I see left handed...

Check the Boydís gunstock site. I see left handed ones in their sales section fairly often.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-11-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,602
Posted By Rswan13
Does anyone have an update on how these are...

Does anyone have an update on how these are shooting so far? Factory ammo or handloads?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-06-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Rswan13
I shoot out at Fossil pointe in Decatur. 50, 100...

I shoot out at Fossil pointe in Decatur. 50, 100 and 200 yard benches. Their long range side goes from 250 out to 800 yards in 50 yard increments.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 713
Posted By Rswan13
What calculator is that chart from? There may be...

What calculator is that chart from? There may be something in the settings that needs to be adjusted.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-27-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 713
Posted By Rswan13
It looks like the "Drop (.1mrad)" is actually the...

It looks like the "Drop (.1mrad)" is actually the number of clicks on the scope. I did some quick adjustments in strelok and was able to get pretty close to his numbers. So at 500 yards it is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,855
Posted By Rswan13
Has anyone had any experience with their Midas...

Has anyone had any experience with their Midas line of scopes? I’ve been looking at them for a little while online. But I am hesitant without looking through them first to see what the glass is like....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-22-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,602
Posted By Rswan13
Did you get a chance to shoot it this weekend?...

Did you get a chance to shoot it this weekend? When you start loading for it, what bullets do you plan on loading with? I've been looking around for heavier 22 cal hunting bullets if I end up...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Rswan13
Rifle Gear in Plano probably will too.

Rifle Gear in Plano probably will too.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-18-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By Rswan13
Does anyone happen to know which ones sell guns...

Does anyone happen to know which ones sell guns in the Denton area? The couple closest to me in Corinth don’t.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Rswan13
Gulf Shores Fishing

We are headed out to Gulf Shores at the end of July. We are planning on doing plenty of fishing from the beach and possibly walking along the shore on the bay side. Does anyone have any good...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-15-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,488
Posted By Rswan13
Would the Omega be the closest to a precision can...

Would the Omega be the closest to a precision can that SilencerCo has?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-08-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 987
Posted By Rswan13
I found it on Bergers site listed for the 135s. I...

I found it on Bergers site listed for the 135s. I started way low since there wasnít much out there and I wasnít running their bullet. Iím not anywhere close to what they have listed as max. Iím...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-12-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,269
Posted By Rswan13
I just put a primary arms 1-6 on mine. I’m liking...

I just put a primary arms 1-6 on mine. I’m liking it so far. It’s a pretty good budget option for what you are needing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-06-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Rswan13
Fossil Pointe has 100 and 200 yard benches. The...

Fossil Pointe has 100 and 200 yard benches. The long range has steel targets from 250 out to 800 in 50 yard increments. Great place to shoot.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,076
Posted By Rswan13
It seemed high to me as well. But I've read guys...

It seemed high to me as well. But I've read guys loading up over 49 grains somehow. Berger's website lists RL26 for their 135 classic hunter. Starting load is 45.0 going up to 49.8 max. Their listed...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-28-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,076
Posted By Rswan13
I've started running it in my Creedmoor for the...

I've started running it in my Creedmoor for the past couple of months. 47.1 grains are sending a 143 ELD-X out at just over 2800 fps from a 22" barrel. I'm anxious to see what it will do at distance...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-08-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Rswan13
FYI the only official load data I could find was...

FYI the only official load data I could find was on Berger's website for the 135 classic hunter. Starts at 45.0 going 2657 fps up to 49.8 running 2977.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-08-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Rswan13
Reloader 26 for 6.5 CM

Does anyone have any experience with reloader 26 in the 6.5 Creedmoor? I had been reading a lot on other forums and decided to take my first dive into load development that didn't directly follow a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-29-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,117
Posted By Rswan13
I'm still waiting on one. Opticsplanet says...

I'm still waiting on one. Opticsplanet says extended back order with no eta.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-25-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,566
Posted By Rswan13
And for those hand loading, which dies are you...

And for those hand loading, which dies are you using and how do you like them? All I'm seeing online is Lee for about $35 or RCBS on the Sharps site for $90. Anybody have input on either for this...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-25-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,566
Posted By Rswan13
Ha no kidding! I'm about to buy a barrel for...

Ha no kidding! I'm about to buy a barrel for another build. Cause that's just what I need, another project.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-25-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,566
Posted By Rswan13
What twist rate are y'all running on these? I've...

What twist rate are y'all running on these? I've never loaded for a 25 cal round. Looking at the crazy sale posted above.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-06-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Rswan13
I'm looking for the same info. I'm trying to...

I'm looking for the same info. I'm trying to compare the Razor to the Dead Air Sandman S. I'll be following this one.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-17-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,820
Posted By Rswan13
Another vote for AR15 Performance here. I'm...

Another vote for AR15 Performance here. I'm running their 16" 223 Wylde on mine and really liking it so far. I'm not far from you if you would like to check it out.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-29-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Rswan13
Ruger American Predator here. I've shot a doe and...

Ruger American Predator here. I've shot a doe and a hog so far with no issues using Hornady American Whitetail ammo. Shot just behind the shoulder of the doe from 220 yards, double lung, ran maybe...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-10-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Rswan13
My STNGR 12" Vanquish has been great so far. They...

My STNGR 12" Vanquish has been great so far. They apparently have revamped their manufacturing process and they are supposed to be getting even better. They have keymod and M-Lok options now. I'll be...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-05-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Rswan13
Ruger American Predator 6.5 Creedmoor Shooting...

Ruger American Predator 6.5 Creedmoor
Shooting 140 ELD Match over 41.7 grains of RL17 at 2702 fps
5 shot group at 200 yards (pretty mad that I yanked shot 4)
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-05-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Rswan13
I'm getting pretty good results using the...

I'm getting pretty good results using the standard RCBS set so far. The only drawback I'm having with them right now is not having the micrometer seating die. I will probably be adding one soon. But...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-06-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,210
Posted By Rswan13
This is the 12" Vanquisher handguard.

This is the 12" Vanquisher handguard.
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