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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2019, 06:11 PM
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Posted By BigTex.308
Hey brother! I'll have to check that out. ...

Hey brother! I'll have to check that out.



Ike
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By BigTex.308
Lake Conroe Kayak Fishing

Long time no see, GS!

I'm finally getting back into doing some bass fishing and was hoping some folks here would have some tips for the lake. Specifically, kayak fishing. We live near the dam...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,814
Posted By BigTex.308
Thanks for all the kind words y'all! (Mike gave...

Thanks for all the kind words y'all! (Mike gave me the heads up on FB.)

I've just been busy with work and the family. We just had our 2nd boy in December and between that and everything else, I've...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By BigTex.308
What this dude said. Ike

What this dude said.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-14-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 105,649
Posted By BigTex.308
Had 7 stamps come in this week. (1) March...

Had 7 stamps come in this week.


(1) March 23rd
(1) April 20th
(4) April 26th
(1) May 3rd
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-27-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By BigTex.308
Because nobody shoots .40. 9mm is far...

Because nobody shoots .40.


9mm is far more popular (with good reason) so they're following the market.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-26-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By BigTex.308
Magpul PMAGs for a little over $12. Pretty hard...

Magpul PMAGs for a little over $12. Pretty hard to beat those.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-26-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By BigTex.308
ATF version of "8 months" is probably closer to...

ATF version of "8 months" is probably closer to 12 in real world time.


Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-07-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By BigTex.308
This. And this. The judge is...

This.




And this.

The judge is plagued with problems. You don't have to look very hard to find someone that's had issues with them.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-06-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By BigTex.308
Taurus Charged With Selling To Yemeni Arms Traffickers

No comment. Just reporting what's out there...


http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2016/09/06/breaking-taurus-charged-knowingly-selling-arms-yemeni-arms-traffickers/



-Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-30-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,128
Posted By BigTex.308
I think if anything it does the opposite. Jared...

I think if anything it does the opposite. Jared fired 14 shots and 7 were hits (including the 3 to the dome) and the bad guy continued to fight. If he had a wheel gun with only 6 shots, he'd have to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-30-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,128
Posted By BigTex.308
The first 20mins is where all the really good...

The first 20mins is where all the really good stuff is. The rest is just more of a chat. Still good content though.




Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-30-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,128
Posted By BigTex.308
Looks like you're in Katy. One of the dudes in...

Looks like you're in Katy. One of the dudes in the video (Matt) runs a range down in Eagle Lake and hosts tons of national, well known instructors like Larry Vickers, Aaron Cowan, Mike Lamb, Jeff...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-30-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
I see what ya did there. Well played! ...

I see what ya did there. Well played!



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-30-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,128
Posted By BigTex.308
Some Concealed Carry Considerations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_FwUfFhFHs


This is an interview with Officer Jared Reston regarding a gunfight he was in. During this gunfight he took several hits from a Glock 21 (.45acp)...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-28-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By BigTex.308
People are idiots. Ike

People are idiots.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-28-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
New press release from P&S... ...

New press release from P&S...


https://primaryandsecondary.com/radical-firearmsprimary-secondary/
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-25-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
The Firearms Blog picked the story up... ...

The Firearms Blog picked the story up...


http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2016/08/25/breaking-radical-firearms-steps-line-makes-things-personal/


Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-25-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
Touche! Ike

Touche!



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-24-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
Good to know.

Good to know.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-24-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
The review was not able to be completed due to...

The review was not able to be completed due to the action Radical decided to take regarding the review.


Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-24-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-24-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
It is highly advised that you join the rest of us...

It is highly advised that you join the rest of us in the 21st century and get a Facebook account so you can appreciate the entire context behind the reviews but for you old farts...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-24-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,867
Posted By BigTex.308
Some Things You Should Know About Radical Firearms

For full details, read the link below, but to make a long story short Radical Firearms contacted Primary & Secondary, LLC.​ to do a review of one of their rifles (see picture in link). Primary &...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-19-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By BigTex.308
Quad rails are a pretty antiquated design. Lots...

Quad rails are a pretty antiquated design. Lots of added bulk and weight. It's far more efficient to get a Keymod or MLOK system that will be smoother, lighter and still allow you to add all the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-11-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By BigTex.308
Hollow point pistol rounds have extremely poor...

Hollow point pistol rounds have extremely poor penetration on hogs. If you have to shoot a hog with a pistol, it's best to use an FMJ and something with higher velocities like 10mm or .357sig


...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-08-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By BigTex.308
Raven Concealment makes some of the best kydex...

Raven Concealment makes some of the best kydex holsters on the market. I'd look at the Eidolon for the 19 and the Morrigan for the 43. They can be found in stock and ready to shop if you buy from one...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-04-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,484
Posted By BigTex.308
Exactly. That setup is an ND just waiting to...

Exactly. That setup is an ND just waiting to happen.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-04-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,484
Posted By BigTex.308
What happens when you have the trigger pressed to...

What happens when you have the trigger pressed to the rear and no longer need to shoot or the situation makes it so it's no longer safe to shoot?


Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-29-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By BigTex.308
Best AR for the money? What's the money?...

Best AR for the money?


What's the money? There are tons of price ranges and there are good and not so good ones in each price range.


It's hard to saw what the best AR for the money is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-18-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By BigTex.308
VTAC or the Blue Force Gear Vickers 2pt slings...

VTAC or the Blue Force Gear Vickers 2pt slings are the way to go.


Single point slings are excellent if you like your rifle hitting you in the nuts and knees.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,063
Posted By BigTex.308
Remington 870, Mossberg 500 or 590. Add a sling/...

Remington 870, Mossberg 500 or 590. Add a sling/ light and use buckshot.

If budget allows, a longer tube.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-06-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By BigTex.308
Sean Cody is definitely the hombre to talk to. ...

Sean Cody is definitely the hombre to talk to.

www.texasguntrust.com


Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-02-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By BigTex.308
There's only a few forges in the US so there's...

There's only a few forges in the US so there's only a limited number of places that any forged lower could come from. (Billet is a totally different story but that's a whole new can of worms.)

...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-02-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By BigTex.308
I've had to send a few back for oblonged holes...

I've had to send a few back for oblonged holes and have seen a few that were out of spec. For the most part they're good but you do have a higher chance of getting an out of spec lower as opposed to...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-18-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 87,890
Posted By BigTex.308
Finished it! #RolandSpecial Ike

Finished it!

#RolandSpecial



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-17-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By BigTex.308
Yeah. **** ACADEMY. Read this:...

Yeah.


**** ACADEMY.



Read this:
http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2016/06/14/breaking-academy-sports-pulling-modern-sporting-rifles-shelves/
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-17-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 225
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Views: 9,651
Posted By BigTex.308
EXACTLY! What these "scares" prove is just how...

EXACTLY! What these "scares" prove is just how many people believe they need an AR. Each time this happens, more and more folks buy their first AR.

It strengthens our numbers and gives us more...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By BigTex.308
I think I have 2-3 cases left right now. They're...

I think I have 2-3 cases left right now. They're all the gen 3 windowed.

I might have a few non windowed ones but not much.



Ike

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By BigTex.308
Nor would I. I bought mine because I didn't want...

Nor would I. I bought mine because I didn't want to wait for milling and I like the sights in front of the optic.

I now have a milled slide so I might be selling mine too lol.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By BigTex.308
I've been very pleased with my ATOM slide....

I've been very pleased with my ATOM slide. They're good kit.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By BigTex.308
Normal pricing. We don't gouge here. In fact...

Normal pricing. We don't gouge here. In fact we're having a sale. It started before all this mess and I'm not going to cancel it ahead of time just to make a buck.

I'm not supposed to advertise...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 225
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Views: 9,651
Posted By BigTex.308
Like I stated previously, IOIs do not make ATF...

Like I stated previously, IOIs do not make ATF policy nor do they always interpret it correctly.

IOIs are usually correct but "he said this" won't hold up in court nor is it a valid way to prove...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 225
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Views: 9,651
Posted By BigTex.308
My point exactly. If it's such a big...

My point exactly.


If it's such a big deal, then write the ATF. I have better things to do and honestly don't give a ****.


Nobody has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that they are right....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 225
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Views: 9,651
Posted By BigTex.308
I'm not claiming. I'm stating. ;) ...

I'm not claiming. I'm stating. ;)



Seriously though. I think that was 5 years ago and pretty sure I was drunk at the time. lol.



Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 225
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Views: 9,651
Posted By BigTex.308
Actually 07s are exactly the same as 01s with the...

Actually 07s are exactly the same as 01s with the exception that they can manufacture as well.

They are basically an 01 (dealer) that is also allowed to manufacture. They can do everything that a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 225
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Views: 9,651
Posted By BigTex.308
I left this thread because I have a strict policy...

I left this thread because I have a strict policy of not arguing with idiots. Which will not change.

One thing I would like to point out is IOIs do not make ATF policy nor do they always properly...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By BigTex.308
Is this a defensive use rifle or a hunting rifle?...

Is this a defensive use rifle or a hunting rifle?


Ike
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-16-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By BigTex.308
I just bought the last case of 30rd PMAGs that...

I just bought the last case of 30rd PMAGs that RSR had in stock. They are now completely sold out of all 30rd PMAGs.

At 11:30 am on Sunday they had 306,129 in stock.


Hopefully this passes...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-15-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By BigTex.308
All fiddy of em! Ike

All fiddy of em!



Ike
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