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    Quote Originally Posted by Txhillbilly View Post
    Yeah, it was really fun. I don't get many chances to shoot a mile, it just sucked we couldn't see where the shots were hitting. My dope was dead on for the distance, but the wind was giving us hell out that far.
    Your eyesight might improve if you got off the dope.
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    Quote Originally Posted by texaswoodworker View Post
    Your eyesight might improve if you got off the dope.
    But it makes me feel so good!

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    I've never shot anywhere near that distance, we have a 1000 yd range close by that you have to qualify for. I haven't felt confident enough to attempt qualification yet, maybe this next spring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krat View Post
    I've never shot anywhere near that distance, we have a 1000 yd range close by that you have to qualify for. I haven't felt confident enough to attempt qualification yet, maybe this next spring.
    If you have good optics that track excellent and has enough travel capability,along with knowing your exact muzzle velocities so that your ballistic data is correct,shooting long range is pretty simple out to 1000 yards.
    The wind is your biggest enemy,it takes a lot of practice figuring out how the wind down range affects your bullets flight.

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    Finally ...

    I managed to get rid of my Volvo XC90 and got myself into a Ram 1500 Qaud Cab turbo diesel ... I'm a happy camper


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dog View Post
    I managed to get rid of my Volvo XC90 and got myself into a Ram 1500 Qaud Cab turbo diesel ... I'm a happy camper


    #neveragainvolvo

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    What year, quad cab 4x4, pics??
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    Must be fairly new if it's a 1500 diesel. I have the 1500 hemi. If you have the 8 speed tranny with the knob selector, it takes some getting used to, but you will love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krat View Post
    Must be fairly new if it's a 1500 diesel. I have the 1500 hemi. If you have the 8 speed tranny with the knob selector, it takes some getting used to, but you will love it.
    I think they started that this year or last.
    Don't ever think that because I'm peaceful, that I've forgotten how to be violent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tri70 View Post
    What year, quad cab 4x4, pics??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Krat View Post
    Must be fairly new if it's a 1500 diesel. I have the 1500 hemi. If you have the 8 speed tranny with the knob selector, it takes some getting used to, but you will love it.
    2016 ... it does have the 8sp automatic. that knob shifter will take some getting used to

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    I think they started that this year or last.
    dunno, but I am thrilled to own one
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    this is close to the model/options of the truck i was looking for - https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/invent...895_isFeatured


    but over the past 2 months I only found 2 ... one located in NJ but sold in about 3 days, the other out in OH. with the Volvo breaking down every 3 days or so and the hassle of travel/purchase/return from another state I just pulled the trigger and got me the Ram 1500 - only found 3 diesels in all of NJ

    This truck will serve me well and I'll have it paid off in about 3yrs. I'll get me myself that big boy truck soon after that
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    Grampa's little 2017 MotoX Champ........ This season's Division Archery Champ, Swiss Rifle shooting pride and joy turned 6 yesterday.
    She's as tall as a typical 8 year old and despite her very masculine achievements........ , she's still a girly-girl.

    .. An' ole' Brer' Rabbit..he set in de bushes.. he watch an' he wait.. lay low an' don' say nuffin'

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    Nice truck, you will want to avoid four legged critters, the bumper is made of old beer cans. It doesn't look too bad, but that's $6700 of insurance claim........

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    I just found out that Canebrake from the other forum is no longer with us. That really sucks,I always liked Bob.
    He was a great gun guy,and had a good sense of humor. He had some inner demons that consumed him I guess,from what I read it was "Suicide by LEO".

    R.I.P Canebrake,You will be missed by those that called you a friend!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Txhillbilly View Post
    I just found out that Canebrake from the other forum is no longer with us. That really sucks,I always liked Bob.
    He was a great gun guy,and had a good sense of humor. He had some inner demons that consumed him I guess,from what I read it was "Suicide by LEO".

    R.I.P Canebrake,You will be missed by those that called you a friend!
    Serious!?!?!? God damned that is a shame


    RIP my friend and Godspeeed on your journey. You and Fenrir will always be remembered ... and I will always be grateful for your help and insight with my AR458SOCOM build

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    Very sad indeed, he was a very knowledgeable gun guy.
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    Last funeral I went to, was to make sure the old B*TCH of a 4 grade teacher I had was actually dead.

    Bob was... really something else. He and C3, I greatly respect both of them. Two of my favorite online friends, always.
    I'm actually shedding a few tears for Canebrake here. This is a sad time indeed.
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    I may have a place lined out to hog hunt locally. I spoke to a coworker that said a friend of hers is overrun with hogs and they need hunted. I said I have a gun a will travel.
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    Good luck with the local pigs, my pig connection is a four hour drive

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    The hogs are destroying the pasture next to ours. I have pretty much unrestricted access to that land (which used to be ours), and I'm sure our neighbor would be glad to be rid of a few of them. I'll going to be giving my new 6.5 Creedmoor a workout after Christmas.
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