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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,348
Posted By xman59
shots moving low left indicates your tightening...

shots moving low left indicates your tightening your grip while squeezing the trigger,
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-19-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By xman59
tru glo range rover will get you there,, i have a...

tru glo range rover will get you there,, i have a 150 yard target and i am only pushing about 280fps
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-14-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,166
Posted By xman59
458 socom,,, nothing but awesome!

458 socom,,, nothing but awesome!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,755
Posted By xman59
this is how my kids were raised, being a police...

this is how my kids were raised, being a police office i always had a loaded gun, the only ones unloaded were in the safe,,, by the age of 4 both of mine understood how to handle a gun, and when they...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,755
Posted By xman59
i do not recommend it ,,, first off if you have...

i do not recommend it ,,, first off if you have time to draw and chamber a round you likely have enough time to move on out.....

secondly in a real serious moment you might not get the round...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,440
Posted By xman59
my dads fried catfish and hush puppies,,,,, mom's...

my dads fried catfish and hush puppies,,,,, mom's red beans, rice and sausage with fried cornbread,, my own home cooked steaks. my late aunts chicken and dumplins,
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-23-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,082
Posted By xman59
switch to the 4 blade stinger or the black...

switch to the 4 blade stinger or the black hornet,,, you already have the best head just add a couple blades to it
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,747
Posted By xman59
i live and work in Kountze, not only are mama...

i live and work in Kountze, not only are mama jacks bbq crabs good but so are there shrimp.., and if you want a really great steak they are the best of any where i have eaten,,,,,, i love their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,102
Posted By xman59
i love persimmon, stumbled on it by accident many...

i love persimmon, stumbled on it by accident many years ago,,, i like it and cherry then apple ,,, just can not answer about the citrus however
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By xman59
both are great shafts,,, the difference is very...

both are great shafts,,, the difference is very plain, the fmj is heavier and it will bend, the standard shaft will not bend and it is lighter, but not a light weight speed shaft..

I have been...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,889
Posted By xman59
place some highly reflective objects angled...

place some highly reflective objects angled toward his rest area, or even at his targets . just so he can see better
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,728
Posted By xman59
if you wait for permission you waited way to...

if you wait for permission you waited way to long!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,642
Posted By xman59
bad attitude water snake,,,,, not a moccasin, ...

bad attitude water snake,,,,, not a moccasin,

that is the one i see the most often called a moccasin ,, the short stubby tail confuses a lot of folks...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,728
Posted By xman59
speckled king snakes get a pass anywhere in the...

speckled king snakes get a pass anywhere in the yard,, hope i don't ever find one in the house or garage so i don't have to decide what to do with him,,,

they are easy to identify at a glance...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,466
Posted By xman59
should have told the one, those are not dead...

should have told the one, those are not dead animals, it just the remains of what i didn't eat
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,466
Posted By xman59
tell her you would like to bring your pet coyote...

tell her you would like to bring your pet coyote over for a play date with her cat!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,466
Posted By xman59
maybe your next shirt should say, "cats...

maybe your next shirt should say,

"cats eat wild animals, so do I"

or, "I like cats, they have good taste!

a play on words that doesn't actually say you eat cats, if he says anything...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,227
Posted By xman59
after reading all the responses, at least...

after reading all the responses, at least everyone is in agreement that is is positively a snake !

i'm going to pass on guessing because i don't know, what kind it is,, just sure it does not look...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-31-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By xman59
were are you located at? be best if someone can...

were are you located at? be best if someone can see and help in person
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 9,642
Posted By xman59
pick me,,,,, please!

pick me,,,,, please!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-27-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By xman59
while a larger diameter will usually be tougher,,...

while a larger diameter will usually be tougher,, there is a draw back!

im not sure about all brands but most of what i have seen is color coded to the diameter for a reason. If your trimmer is a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-23-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By xman59
while it might work,,, i would just buy a holster...

while it might work,,, i would just buy a holster that is made to fit the pistol you have,,, the entire shape of the glock and 1911 are different,,,,

and most holsters, especially leather are...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-22-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By xman59
so far i havn't found one that made me happy ,,...

so far i havn't found one that made me happy ,, but i did find cci quiet .22 ammo,,, the hammer drop is louder than the ammo, and the bullet impact is also louder than the ammo,,,, ,,, effective too
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-13-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By xman59
just an observation, why would you feel the need...

just an observation, why would you feel the need to add one to the safe just because you don't have that style? buying a gun for that reason alone just doesn't make any sense,,, if you want a new...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-12-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,353
Posted By xman59
most women do like the size and grip of the sig...

most women do like the size and grip of the sig p365, but most like the s&w ez slides for the ability to rack the slide as most lack the strength for the slide on many pistols...

take her to a gun...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,821
Posted By xman59
alpine soft lock,, and done,,, been using the...

alpine soft lock,, and done,,, been using the same one for 20 years now, i have several bows and each one has the alpine mount on it, just take it off of one and sue another,,, the mount is rubber...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-08-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,991
Posted By xman59
i bought a hustler 52" with kawasaki 23 hp about...

i bought a hustler 52" with kawasaki 23 hp about 4 years ago,, ,mostly because the dealer was close and had full service center,,, now after using it for that time i know i made a great decision...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,766
Posted By xman59
i have on occasion answered by acting like im 90+...

i have on occasion answered by acting like im 90+ years old start calling them bobby and ask them why they stole my teeth, then tell them if they had just asked i would have loaned them to them, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,514
Posted By xman59
i have seen a bunch of home made furniture pieces...

i have seen a bunch of home made furniture pieces made from cedar,, mostly end tables, mirror frames, jewelry boxes, benches and some chairs sold at flea markets and such,, other than that just...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By xman59
nice rifles i would love to own one but my...

nice rifles i would love to own one but my retiree budget says it's not going to happen,,, but since i am dreaming,,,, i would go with the 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser round,,,,
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,177
Posted By xman59
congratulations from one old retired leo to...

congratulations from one old retired leo to another,,, I only did 30 years, all of it on the street,,, thank you for a job well done!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-01-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,703
Posted By xman59
7mm08 308 30-06 270 win 280 remington ...

7mm08
308
30-06
270 win
280 remington
25-06


all great rounds an capable of reaching out a lot farther than most folks should be shooting
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-01-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,900
Posted By xman59
7mm08,, just an all around great cartridge

7mm08,, just an all around great cartridge
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-29-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By xman59
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this is one of the very best things you can do,, and they just keep on catching crawly critters,,, i have even caught snakes up to 3' long on them, mice, lizards, and scorpions.....( but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By xman59
don't know what you were looking for or when you...

don't know what you were looking for or when you were there but i was just there in October and it was still very nice,,,, never been to corpus so i have nothing to say about it
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By xman59
the Dallas Aquarium is by far the best i have...

the Dallas Aquarium is by far the best i have been too, it is three floors of exhibits. Not only did my kids really enjoy it when they were small but my oldest grand daughter went with us when she...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,095
Posted By xman59
yep! chain hoist 20gallon or larger air...

yep!

chain hoist

20gallon or larger air compressor, at least 40 feet of air hose

heavy duty rolling floor jack

2 shop fans
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,017
Posted By xman59
weather bug is real good and i also use my...

weather bug is real good and i also use my radar,,,
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,132
Posted By xman59
she bought one somewhere, it must work well she...

she bought one somewhere, it must work well she is not bothering me to open cans anymore!

I would buy one of those fancy do dads that open jars,, but a man has to maintain some superiority!...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,552
Posted By xman59
I'm retired and I am in,,, and if I win I know a...

I'm retired and I am in,,, and if I win I know a good young man going through the academy right now I will pass it over to!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-14-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By xman59
wasnt long ago i saw a cannon at tractor supply...

wasnt long ago i saw a cannon at tractor supply for 1000$, it was a 64 gun model 75 min fire rating at 1400 degrees, and had locking lugs on all for sides of the door, top bottom and both sides!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By xman59
all so true

all so true
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-11-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,090
Posted By xman59
gonna nock a knot on your head! gonna slap...

gonna nock a knot on your head!

gonna slap you stupid, followed by.... gonna slap you again for being stupid
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By xman59
I expect it would excel in that capacity! I used...

I expect it would excel in that capacity! I used to have a charter arms 44 bulldog that was great for the task,, but lacked accuracy for anything else,,,
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By xman59
unless she is very familiar with handgun recoil...

unless she is very familiar with handgun recoil that is going to cause more problems than needed,,,, so unless she has practiced with a lot of stuff i would look for something more user friendly ,,,...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By xman59
you can buy new pads in different sizes to fit...

you can buy new pads in different sizes to fit better,,,
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-10-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,172
Posted By xman59
good choice ! if you get to pick your rifling...

good choice ! if you get to pick your rifling twist i would try to find what ever makes the 165 gr bullets fly best,,, not a far move to 150 or 180,,, more likely to have more options that shoot...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,512
Posted By xman59
i like the berkley ones from walmart with the...

i like the berkley ones from walmart with the magnifying lens,,, 20$ and my old eyes love the magnifing !! especially when i am fishing and trying to tie knots!
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,378
Posted By xman59
i work in auto parts,, batteries have not gotten...

i work in auto parts,, batteries have not gotten better! (they can be made better but in general they dont!) they have it down to a science now and a huge number of them barely make it past the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-08-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,172
Posted By xman59
30-06,,, ammo options are better, reduced loads...

30-06,,, ammo options are better, reduced loads are available, if you hand load you can resize 280 rem 25-06 or 270 win brass to work or if you have one of those you can resize the 06 brass to...
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