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09-29-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By Ridge Runner

When I was coming up in wv, in the summer you had...

When I was coming up in wv, in the summer you had choices of meat with meals, it was salt pork that you ate all winter, eels, whatever fish you caught, or groundhog, groundhog isn't bad if the fish...
09-27-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By Ridge Runner

I run H322 and 55 gr NBT's, its a 12 twist so...

I run H322 and 55 gr NBT's, its a 12 twist so probably won't spin the heavies. and its just a truck gun for varmints and vermin but shoots well.
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Forum: Reloading
09-08-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Ridge Runner

it is over size, but it will still chamber, you...

it is over size, but it will still chamber, you expand the neck so it will not fit back in the chamber, then resize the minimum amount to make it fit the chamber better for better brass life.
some...
Forum: Reloading
09-08-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Ridge Runner

Its not hard but you need to be creative unless...

Its not hard but you need to be creative unless you have the proper tools, here's how I do it, say you are loading 270 cases, take a case and punch the neck out to 7mm, screw your sizer up so its...
Forum: Guns
09-02-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By Ridge Runner

is the 600 a mohawk or just a 600 and how much? ...

is the 600 a mohawk or just a 600 and how much?
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09-01-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Ridge Runner

electric fence! 2 strands and a solar charger and...

electric fence! 2 strands and a solar charger and they stay away.
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Forum: Off Season
08-22-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Ridge Runner

God rest his soul, if it was his time at least he...

God rest his soul, if it was his time at least he was doing what he loved when the maker called, RIP and forever grateful for his service! sorry for your loss CI.
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08-21-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ridge Runner

you don't need a premium bullet for any of the...

you don't need a premium bullet for any of the game mentioned, just a mid weight cup core bullet where it needs to be, if your shooting close you may want a bullet that holds together to try and...
Forum: Off Season
08-12-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ridge Runner

welcome to the club Jake ya can't have hair and...

welcome to the club Jake ya can't have hair and brains both!
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Forum: Off Season
08-12-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By Ridge Runner

guys these are not run of the mill Yellowjackets,...

guys these are not run of the mill Yellowjackets, these are European Hornets, some call them Japanese wasps, they do not nest in the ground, they are normally not aggressive, but when they are they...
Forum: Politics
08-11-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,567
Posted By Ridge Runner

this is interesting ...

this is interesting
https://web.archive.org/web/20190616181411/https://newspunch.com/u-s-state-department-child-trafficking-epstein/
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Forum: Off Season
08-11-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ridge Runner

when did it become a standard to tip the barber?...

when did it become a standard to tip the barber? you pay them for doing a job, not like a server in a restaurant who have to hustle to serve multiple customers at once. nobody tips me for doing my...
Forum: Guns
08-11-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By Ridge Runner

However much ya wanna put into it, 2 grand would...

However much ya wanna put into it, 2 grand would be a starting point. build specs on my current project (338 edge long range rifle)
Donor action from a Remington 700 LH 7mm RM 450.00
barrel...
Forum: Off Season
08-10-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By Ridge Runner

Who has felt the wrath

of the European hornet? got my first dose of them the other day, absolutely the worst sting I ever experienced, 3 stings in a 2" spot on top of the head, one on the wrist, you couldn't make my head...
Forum: Hunting Gear
08-10-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Ridge Runner

just an add for an outfit that runs a shooting...

just an add for an outfit that runs a shooting school in AL. and will sell you a rifle to do it with.
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Forum: Guns
08-03-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By Ridge Runner

Have just bought a gun and built it like I wanted...

Have just bought a gun and built it like I wanted for the last 25 years, expensive but ya get what ya want.
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06-07-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ridge Runner

so many I don't know where to start, the 2 times...

so many I don't know where to start, the 2 times I was stepped on by gobblers was pretty awesome, they don't like the feeling of people under their feet!
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Forum: Politics
05-30-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By Ridge Runner

death throes of the 1 last hope for the...

death throes of the 1 last hope for the democrats!
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05-29-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ridge Runner

Did not keep them, have eaten them before, as far...

Did not keep them, have eaten them before, as far a sharks go they are as good as any except mako. we had just a single room, no freezer so no way for freezing for transportation, nobody wanted them...
05-27-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ridge Runner

This week was pretty much a bust for me, a fine...

This week was pretty much a bust for me, a fine tooth, and a few sharpness sharks, my buddy caught a 6 and an 8 foot hammer, lots of bluefish, couple Spanish, is about it
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Forum: Optics
05-27-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,122
Posted By Ridge Runner

how far ya wanna shoot a deer? RR

how far ya wanna shoot a deer?
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Forum: Optics
05-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By Ridge Runner

I have ranged deer to 1210 yards with a Leica...

I have ranged deer to 1210 yards with a Leica 1200.
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05-25-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Ridge Runner

congrats your getting it figured out! RR

congrats your getting it figured out!
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05-17-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 738
Posted By Ridge Runner

that's what we call red rot, a fungus that grows...

that's what we call red rot, a fungus that grows in the beard, given time the beard will break off there.
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05-15-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Ridge Runner

I've used bait casters since the 70's, love them,...

I've used bait casters since the 70's, love them, more capacity, better drags, and way more distance especially for salt water use, my rod I use as an anchor rod for king fishing will put 6 oz. 200...
05-14-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 947
Posted By Ridge Runner

is this anything like the 223 for deer threads? ...

is this anything like the 223 for deer threads?
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05-12-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Ridge Runner

awesome! nothing like sight fishing cobes, good...

awesome! nothing like sight fishing cobes, good luck!
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05-12-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Ridge Runner

Is the bay bridge tunnel pier closed? thought I...

Is the bay bridge tunnel pier closed? thought I read that somewhere.
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05-11-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Ridge Runner

That time again

Leaving next sat. for my annual pilgrimage to Avon NC, hope the cobia show up.
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05-11-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,507
Posted By Ridge Runner

IMO JW nailed it, I blamed coyotes for the lack...

IMO JW nailed it, I blamed coyotes for the lack of gobbling here in wv for years, went to ky where coyotes are thick, they gobbled their heads off. When I was a kid, fall hunting was a big deal, now...
05-09-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,507
Posted By Ridge Runner

when they hang up and can't see ya call very...

when they hang up and can't see ya call very softly, and not very often, reach down and rake the leaves with your hand if your sure he can't see you, works like a charm!
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04-28-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Ridge Runner

still here guys

turkeys are still dying, pretty much a textbook hunt, I went, I called, he came, and got a faceful of #5's
https://i.imgur.com/BZB6oHI.jpg
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Forum: Guns
04-18-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Ridge Runner

if you buy the correct contour barrel blank, any...

if you buy the correct contour barrel blank, any smith worth his salt and get it done.
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Forum: Off Season
04-09-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By Ridge Runner

ditch the TV and go to the woods, been 30 years...

ditch the TV and go to the woods, been 30 years since I had a TV
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Forum: Politics
03-31-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,022
Posted By Ridge Runner

I'm self employed, total taxes I paid on 51K...

I'm self employed, total taxes I paid on 51K income with 12K expenses was 3,056 bucks or just under 8% total taxes including federal and state.
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03-30-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Ridge Runner

doyourownpestcontrol.com has 36.8% permethrin,...

doyourownpestcontrol.com has 36.8% permethrin, mix it 1.5 0z to the gallon, spray your hunting clothes, let it dry, also spiders in your crawl space, ants, anything with 6 or 8 legs. just use caution...
03-24-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ridge Runner

RIP Top, we never saw eye to eye, but in the end...

RIP Top, we never saw eye to eye, but in the end we are all sportsmen, Godspeed!
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03-23-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,900
Posted By Ridge Runner

Stayed in south nags head a few years, but Avon,...

Stayed in south nags head a few years, but Avon, Frisco is 1/2 the price or less. and its a little more geared towards fishing down there. However not as much tourism driven activities there.
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Forum: Guns
03-22-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Ridge Runner

always use private ranges, but on occasion I have...

always use private ranges, but on occasion I have friends and acquaintances stop by, happened once when I was zeroing, he proceeded to berate me for being too particular when sighting in.....till a...
Forum: Guns
03-20-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By Ridge Runner

exactly, can't remember how many times I told the...

exactly, can't remember how many times I told the naysayers I worked with my abilities to do this, not theirs, but all of the folks I have trained in long range shooting say "they would have never...
Forum: Guns
03-19-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By Ridge Runner

I remember those days, 20+ pages of posts...

I remember those days, 20+ pages of posts throwing a fit because I couldn't get closer, mainly out of jealousy from the fact that I didn't have to get closer! Miss the good ole days!
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Forum: Guns
03-17-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By Ridge Runner

Thats what they tell me, might be something to...

Thats what they tell me, might be something to it.
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Forum: Guns
03-16-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By Ridge Runner

https://i.imgur.com/vYBeFxG.jpg pretty regular,...

https://i.imgur.com/vYBeFxG.jpg
pretty regular, have taken dozens of deer, a bear and a bunch of small game and varmints with a handgun. I like hunting long range with a rifle, but not because I...
Forum: Politics
02-06-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By Ridge Runner

ya seen the one with bill and Hillary? but they...

ya seen the one with bill and Hillary? but they ain't whining about it! why?
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Forum: Guns
02-04-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By Ridge Runner

I have more rifles than any one man needs, I have...

I have more rifles than any one man needs, I have rifles for extreme range, some cost more than I make in 2 months, some are just "Cool" but my go to rifle for pleasure hunting is a bone stock 6mm...
Forum: Politics
02-03-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,865
Posted By Ridge Runner

what proof have they displayed that it is manmade...

what proof have they displayed that it is manmade and not the natural aging process of a planet? there was a time when the entire earth was tropical, for millions of years, then an ice age, now the...
Forum: Politics
02-02-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,865
Posted By Ridge Runner

ok, if its manmade global warming, what ended the...

ok, if its manmade global warming, what ended the ice age? was no people on earth then!
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Forum: Reloading
02-02-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Ridge Runner

270 case is also too long would require trimming....

270 case is also too long would require trimming.
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Forum: Reloading
02-01-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Ridge Runner

it'll work fine just watch neck thickness, when...

it'll work fine just watch neck thickness, when ya neck down it gets thicker when ya neck up it gets thinner.
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01-28-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By Ridge Runner

don't shoot an 835 without a slug barrel on it,...

don't shoot an 835 without a slug barrel on it, the manual to my 1992 vintage 835 expressly stated "No Slugs"
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