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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Today, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By muzzlebrake
Just like silencers. There's no such animal as a...

Just like silencers. There's no such animal as a silencer. Even the best so-called silencers are not capable of suppressing noise below 120db at the shooters ear even when subsonic. Bolt cycling...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,548
Posted By muzzlebrake
Sarcoptic mange

Sarcoptic mange
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By muzzlebrake
There are companies all around doing it. I have...

There are companies all around doing it. I have bought a lot of 5.56 from https://dallasreloads.com/. All the brass is LC once fired but it shoots as good as the AR is capable of.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,017
Posted By muzzlebrake
My last Ford was a 1970 1/2ton with the famous...

My last Ford was a 1970 1/2ton with the famous twin I-beam front end. Most gutless road walking piece of junk I ever owned. Been driving Chebys ever since and a happy camper. Never had a problem with...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By muzzlebrake
Shooting ranges make a ton off of brass, lead and...

Shooting ranges make a ton off of brass, lead and copper already. Alpine gun range has reclaimers fighting over the contract to salvage the lead shot. Some of the lead shot is re-used as is and is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By muzzlebrake
;)b Mine is located in a specific spot on an...

;)b
Mine is located in a specific spot on an outside wall where the studs are removable for extraction if I ever have to get the safe out. My whole life is in my safe.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By muzzlebrake
True. A single 1 in x 24 in x 48 in Calcium...

True. A single 1 in x 24 in x 48 in Calcium Silicate High Temperature Insulation board can cost upwards of $400. A good sized safe might use as much as 6 sheets to get er done. That would be $2400...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By muzzlebrake
I think mine is 90 minutes at 1800 deg. Hard to...

I think mine is 90 minutes at 1800 deg. Hard to believe anything could last that long at that temp. Pretty sure that temperature rating is on the outside and not the inside. 1800 deg is beyond the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,274
Posted By muzzlebrake
So sad to see that old Model 24 in that shape....

So sad to see that old Model 24 in that shape. Best 22 rifle ever.
She's worth saving at all costs.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-20-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,274
Posted By muzzlebrake
This will work. Then have them re-blued.

This will work. Then have them re-blued.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,448
Posted By muzzlebrake
5 feeders out and have to refill once a week....

5 feeders out and have to refill once a week. They also hit the wildflower garden and all the other flowering plants except her Plumerias. They will be gone in another 3-4 weeks.
We plant a lot of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 22,946
Posted By muzzlebrake
And he could also be a psychopath like Ted Bundy...

And he could also be a psychopath like Ted Bundy and others. Bundy could charm the panties off of a nun but instead chose to kill a lot of young girls. Many of these psychos had normal relationships,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,351
Posted By muzzlebrake
Guess maybe I'll get an infusion tonight bout 7...

Guess maybe I'll get an infusion tonight bout 7 ish.
Probably be done by 9 ish
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,403
Posted By muzzlebrake
I think we can all agree it's best to try and...

I think we can all agree it's best to try and fully comply with the law to the best of your knowledge.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,403
Posted By muzzlebrake
FWIW, I have no problem with people carrying a...

FWIW, I have no problem with people carrying a firearm as long as it is done in a sane, safe and professional manner and in accordance with the law. Don't care if it's concealed or open carry. It's...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,403
Posted By muzzlebrake
Exactly and it will be obvious when some hoodrat...

Exactly and it will be obvious when some hoodrat jackwagon is doing so in a manner meant to intimidate and when you can clearly see the outline or print and half the gun showing.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-17-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,403
Posted By muzzlebrake
I think the way he was carrying and displaying...

I think the way he was carrying and displaying for all to see is not exactly according to the current law. Fine line of interpretation but should have been in a holster and not hanging half out of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 22,946
Posted By muzzlebrake
Evidently the van is equipped with OnStar or some...

Evidently the van is equipped with OnStar or some sort of GPS system. Forensics is downloading the data and LEO will have a point by point map of everywhere the van traveled. Heard it on the news. A...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-17-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,403
Posted By muzzlebrake
4 morning ago saw a hood rat walk into Waffle...

4 morning ago saw a hood rat walk into Waffle House in his sweats and hoodie to pick up a to-go order and the handle of what appeared to be a high capacity handgun hanging out of his sweats front...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,637
Posted By muzzlebrake
Bat

Bat
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,132
Posted By muzzlebrake
It's not just ammo and components that are...

It's not just ammo and components that are outrageous at Midway. Look at any reloading equipment, dies, tools etc and then add in their inflated freight cost.
Even their scopes and other stuff they...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-15-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By muzzlebrake
Well there ya go. Found what it likes. I might be...

Well there ya go. Found what it likes. I might be inclined to go up a tad more in bullet weight and see if it gets even betterer.
My 6.5 Creed tends to scatter the 120-130 grain pills but soon as I...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By muzzlebrake
42.8 grs of IMR 4064 Fed GMM primer has been my...

42.8 grs of IMR 4064 Fed GMM primer has been my most accurate load with the 175 SMK. Using Alpha Munitions brass loaded 4 times with no additional annealing.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By muzzlebrake
My best scope is an old Leupold 3x9 VX III :D ...

My best scope is an old Leupold 3x9 VX III :D
Been dropped from a deer stand twice and fell over too many times to count, bounced around in the back of my truck for thousands of miles and still...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,166
Posted By muzzlebrake
Definitely a mature cat. Been in the woods buffet...

Definitely a mature cat. Been in the woods buffet line a long time.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By muzzlebrake
Satches are immune to anything smaller than a .50...

Satches are immune to anything smaller than a .50 cal.
Don't forget the jerky for bait.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By muzzlebrake
When I can't get 450's I just use 550's for .223...

When I can't get 450's I just use 550's for .223 and .300 blackout. According to old CCI data they were the same primer anyway.
I've even used 550's for 6.5 creed SRP cases with no problems or...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By muzzlebrake
They work great with ball powder. My first choice...

They work great with ball powder. My first choice for reloading SRP ammo.
Much better primer than Rem 7-1/2.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By muzzlebrake
Now if I could only find the Remington. It holds...

Now if I could only find the Remington. It holds one more round than the Para and 2 or 3 more than the Rock Island plus I like the rear sight better.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-14-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,458
Posted By muzzlebrake
Mine is a shooter. Fun to sit at a bench and ring...

Mine is a shooter. Fun to sit at a bench and ring the steel gongs at 800 yds round after round after round. Mine loves any bullet that is 140 gr.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-13-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,577
Posted By muzzlebrake
Congrats. Pretty good eatin. They taste a lot...

Congrats.
Pretty good eatin. They taste a lot like Rottweiler.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-13-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By muzzlebrake
Must be so rare that nobody has one:D

Must be so rare that nobody has one:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,564
Posted By muzzlebrake
This thread is eerily similar to several threads...

This thread is eerily similar to several threads from a guy that used to post on TBH about all the weird catastrophic issues he faced over and over and over.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-13-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By muzzlebrake
FYI, those vanguards are made by Howa for...

FYI, those vanguards are made by Howa for Weatherby. The bolt and receiver are more finely finished than the Howa branded rifles and they have Weatherby stamped on the floor plate. Otherwise not much...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-13-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,132
Posted By muzzlebrake
Prices will only come down when inventories are...

Prices will only come down when inventories are overfull come tax time. They will try to unload inventory at discounted prices to lower their tax liability. With the shortages across the board that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-13-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,132
Posted By muzzlebrake
Midway have been bitten buy the Greedy bug. Their...

Midway have been bitten buy the Greedy bug. Their prices have steadily gotten higher and higher over the last year or so. They are now about the highest priced online store there is. I haven't bought...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-12-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By muzzlebrake
Remington R1 Limited .45ACP

Anybody have one of these double stacked 45's ?
If so what is your opinion on it.
I know it's hefty and with 16 rounds loaded is coming in right at 3.5 lbs
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-12-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,978
Posted By muzzlebrake
Yup, the word UGLY in the dictionary has a...

Yup, the word UGLY in the dictionary has a picture of a Savage rifle next to it.
However, if you want a factory gun that is accurate, they don't get any better. I have 3 and they all shoot under .5...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By muzzlebrake
A couple of goats would take care of that in one...

A couple of goats would take care of that in one week:D

Then you can celebrate with some BBQ Cabrito.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-11-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,662
Posted By muzzlebrake
Probably be good P-dog ammo where you shoot all...

Probably be good P-dog ammo where you shoot all day for 2 straight days and a couple of thousand rounds.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,644
Posted By muzzlebrake
Have cards for both but haven't been to either in...

Have cards for both but haven't been to either in at least 4 years. Seldom any good deals anymore from their junk mail I get constantly.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 949
Posted By muzzlebrake
At work. Frieberg Engineers, Ft Worth. A guy in...

At work. Frieberg Engineers, Ft Worth. A guy in the office across from me had a small 10" TV and it came across in a news alert. Erbody ran over in time to see the 2nd plane hit. You could have heard...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By muzzlebrake
Exactly where all my hunting rifles are sighted...

Exactly where all my hunting rifles are sighted in for the last 50+ years.
Eliminates all my thinking. Put crosshair in middle of shoulder and pull trigger on anything from 50 to 300. With target...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By muzzlebrake
You need to shoot that ammo thru a chrono to get...

You need to shoot that ammo thru a chrono to get precise velocity out of your rifle before you can get an accurate dope chart. As others said, don't go by what the ammo mfgr says. All guns are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,550
Posted By muzzlebrake
When you have a GOAT and a GRONK you can't lose...

When you have a GOAT and a GRONK you can't lose even with season opener jitters.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,074
Posted By muzzlebrake
He who dies with the most toys wins

He who dies with the most toys wins
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By muzzlebrake
I've always drooled over one in 300 PRC. If they...

I've always drooled over one in 300 PRC. If they are anything like my A-bolt rifles then they are shooters. I have a first generation X-bolt stalker in .338 WM that I bought to shoot bear with. (So...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-10-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,074
Posted By muzzlebrake
Threads like this make me want to sell all my...

Threads like this make me want to sell all my girly boy calibers and stay with the big boy stuff :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-09-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By muzzlebrake
Don't rule out those lowly Sierras. 142 SMK is...

Don't rule out those lowly Sierras. 142 SMK is what I will try next. Seems every time I have trouble getting groups where I want them and I load some cheap Sierras they beat the pants off high dollar...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,550
Posted By muzzlebrake
I predict Cowboys will have at least one win...

I predict Cowboys will have at least one win someday but not anytime soon. Right now they couldn't beat UT Longhorns.
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