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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
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Youíre not going to touch a handheld thermal with...

Youíre not going to touch a handheld thermal with a clear image for $2500. The issue with the drone we use isnít image clarity. Itís latency and communication. I say we loosely also. Iím just a tag...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By TX03RUBI
Makes sense. AMP and LOAs have been secured prior...

Makes sense. AMP and LOAs have been secured prior to this.
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By TX03RUBI
As well as Iím aware the one we have has never...

As well as Iím aware the one we have has never been used. Thermal has a latency issue, and communicating that via drone made the issue worse. Latency and communication issues conbined left the drone...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By TX03RUBI
It’s not cheap. The setup we use is well over...

It’s not cheap. The setup we use is well over $20k, and honestly it sucks.
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 07:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,414
Posted By TX03RUBI
Definitely pretty dumb, and even more so...

Definitely pretty dumb, and even more so dangerous now that I look back at it. My cousin and I were running around late one night while still in high school. We had some fireworks and stopped in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,598
Posted By TX03RUBI
They do give tickets for going to slow in some...

They do give tickets for going to slow in some places you know :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 08:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 664
Posted By TX03RUBI
Leupold, but if it’s a Gen II PST it’s not a bad...

Leupold, but if it’s a Gen II PST it’s not a bad choice. I’d still go MK5 over the Vortex though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By TX03RUBI
Best bet is find someone with an extra rig or...

Best bet is find someone with an extra rig or two. They let you use the spare, and you let them hunt the land. It’ll be far more efficient than trying to rent them for a night or two and attempting...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-21-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By TX03RUBI
We went prairie dog shooting earlier today, and...

We went prairie dog shooting earlier today, and did some long range plinking yesterday evening. I ran a 12.5Ē Noveske N6 with Dead Air Nomad for a bit, and it was surprisingly quiet. Much more so...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,405
Posted By TX03RUBI
Not trying to be Debbie downer. Youíve got an...

Not trying to be Debbie downer. Youíve got an awesome rig, and I bet you do very well. Just trying to cover all bases before you learn the hard way. I almost learned the hard way a bit over a year...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,405
Posted By TX03RUBI
Run the truck over the scales. My truck is very...

Run the truck over the scales. My truck is very similar to yours, and has a payload capacity of 3283 lbs. Your rig is 14,500, and Iím guessing your trailer weight at roughly 6500-7000 lbs. A typical...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-19-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By TX03RUBI
You canít go wrong with Rugged!

You canít go wrong with Rugged!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,405
Posted By TX03RUBI
I pull a 24í lowboy on 7k singles with my 17í 350...

I pull a 24í lowboy on 7k singles with my 17í 350 SRW. Technically Iím still in CDL territory. Truck GVWR is 11,500. Trailer GVWR is 15,850. Combined is 27,350 lbs. Luckily DOT doesnít screw with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,405
Posted By TX03RUBI
The CDL requirements is a federal law. Not Texas...

The CDL requirements is a federal law. Not Texas or OK dependent. The fact that that trailer has a 20k+ GVWR, and your truck is probably 11,500 that puts you well over the 26,001 threshold. It’s a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,405
Posted By TX03RUBI
Ah thought you meant single wheel not short wheel...

Ah thought you meant single wheel not short wheel base. My mistake. I see a few around, but not a whole lot.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,405
Posted By TX03RUBI
Theyíre quite popular in West Texas. Iíve got a...

Theyíre quite popular in West Texas. Iíve got a 17í, and see lots of them running around here.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,405
Posted By TX03RUBI
Good luck sir! Awesome set up!

Good luck sir! Awesome set up!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,405
Posted By TX03RUBI
Do you know what the 299 w mulched weighs?

Do you know what the 299 w mulched weighs?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By TX03RUBI
Everytime our owner hits the Middle East I start...

Everytime our owner hits the Middle East I start getting scam emails from his computer. They somehow swipe his email info every single time he’s in the airport. We’ve known this for sometime now, so...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-17-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’d assume liability. I don’t want to name names,...

I’d assume liability. I don’t want to name names, or throw out false information. I can say that we were never told no when we asked if we could run higher than rated calibers through his cans. That...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-17-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By TX03RUBI
Energetic Vox is another great can to look at....

Energetic Vox is another great can to look at. Fits right in there with the Nomad, but a bit lighter.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-17-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By TX03RUBI
OP what are your main uses for the can in order...

OP what are your main uses for the can in order of importance? Personally length and weight are two of my top factors, and are very closely followed by mounting system. It all varies for the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-17-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,047
Posted By TX03RUBI
Henry makes good ****, and his train of thought...

Henry makes good ****, and his train of thought is the same as it was at SWR. Over build it and underestimate it. I wouldnít hesitate to put a RUM through one of his cans. That said I tend to push...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’m considering selling my Razor 10x50s and...

I’m considering selling my Razor 10x50s and buying a set of the new Razor UHD 12x50s. Not sure how they compare to ELs yet (I do fully expect the EL to be a step above), but they’ll be good enough...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,241
Posted By TX03RUBI
Looks pretty dang good!

Looks pretty dang good!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,398
Posted By TX03RUBI
Until you start making their mortgage payment...

Until you start making their mortgage payment it’s none of your business. If you want rules live in an HOA. You don’t get to live without rules yourself, but dictate how others manage their own...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By TX03RUBI
How did you receive your shipping notification...

How did you receive your shipping notification Kyle? My wife sent hers off for renewal 2 months ago, and hasn’t received it back yet. We leave in two weeks to Costa Rica.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By TX03RUBI
I just messaged a buddy from the area. **** good...

I just messaged a buddy from the area. **** good hand, and has been looking to leave the patch for a while. Last I checked he was living in WF, and working 14 day rotations out west. I’ll see if he’s...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By TX03RUBI
Man I’m jealous! The CLK is where it’s at!

Man I’m jealous! The CLK is where it’s at!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-16-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By TX03RUBI
By far the favorite shotgun I’ve ever owned or...

By far the favorite shotgun I’ve ever owned or shot, but like an idiot I sold it. Been looking for another since then.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
Thank you sir! Itís going to be a change of pace...

Thank you sir! Itís going to be a change of pace for sure, but weíre excited!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíd love to do something like this, but I canít...

Iíd love to do something like this, but I canít see it anytime in the foreseeable future. Iím practically stuck to 3-4 days at a time for guys trips, and the longer trips are reserved for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
That sounds like a great trip, but no way the...

That sounds like a great trip, but no way the wife would let me do that without her. Our honeymoon was 5500 miles from Durango CO north through Arches NP, Canyonlands NP, Glacier NP, Banff NP, Yoho...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
Hahaha in a way yes, but by no means due to that....

Hahaha in a way yes, but by no means due to that. I havenít admitted to many, but my wife is expecting our first. Sheís 14 weeks currently, and I figure I wonít get a chance after that. It was on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
What do yíall fish for down there? Iím interested...

What do yíall fish for down there? Iím interested in the idea for sure!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve never been offshore. Iím interested, but...

Iíve never been offshore. Iím interested, but donít know the first thing about it. Iíve passed on a few opportunities due to timing. Need to make it happen the next time it arrives, but Iím not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
That sounds amazing! We better get some pics!

That sounds amazing! We better get some pics!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
I wish I could get into bass fishing like that....

I wish I could get into bass fishing like that. Iím assuming thatís what youíre doing anyways. Iíve tried a few times, and I just canít get on a lake and fish comfortably for extended periods. Put me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
Guadalupe Peak hasnít even crossed my mind, and...

Guadalupe Peak hasnít even crossed my mind, and Iím not sure why. Spending a few days in Big Bend hiking and camping, then crossing over to Bolquillas for an afternoon was on the possibility list...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By TX03RUBI
Guys trips

Let me hear about some awesome guys trips yíall have done, or have considered doing. Iíve done Colorado fly fishing, Moab trail riding trips, Colorado UTV and 4 wheeler trail riding, Idaho ďhuntingĒ,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 943
Posted By TX03RUBI
I prefer 500+, but if I can get my Traeger to 425...

I prefer 500+, but if I can get my Traeger to 425 or better I can cook a **** mean steak on it. Any cooler than that and it just doesn’t seat worth a ****. 80% of the time it’ll hit that temp. The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By TX03RUBI
I haven’t had the best luck with ACs in my new...

I haven’t had the best luck with ACs in my new trucks in the past 5 years, but the AC in my 17’ F-350 is still rocking just fine.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-14-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By TX03RUBI
Ruger America bolt action has adjustable length...

Ruger America bolt action has adjustable length of pull, and takes 10/22 mags. Good little rifle for the money, and 10/22 mags are arguably the best 22 rifle mags on the market.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-14-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,461
Posted By TX03RUBI
I prefer function over form. All my rifles are...

I prefer function over form. All my rifles are stainless. Some are bare stainless, and others are cerakoted stainless.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By TX03RUBI
We use Metal Mart mainly. I’ve also used Mueller...

We use Metal Mart mainly. I’ve also used Mueller a few times, and MM always beats Mueller. Non were prefab kits though. I knew what I needed, and cut everything to length myself for weld ups.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 3,141
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím in

Iím in
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,224
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’ve stopped in the Salt Lake Scheels a few times...

I’ve stopped in the Salt Lake Scheels a few times over the years, and love it. Great store and great prices. Beats BPS and Cabelas for sure.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,601
Posted By TX03RUBI
There’s a place in north Frankford in Lubbock...

There’s a place in north Frankford in Lubbock that sells mesquite. Normally I’d help you out if I had any stocked right now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,671
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’ve got a Surefire Maximus that’s about 6-7...

I’ve got a Surefire Maximus that’s about 6-7 years old, and has earned every penny it cost. These days there’s options that are just as good for considerably less.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By TX03RUBI
I haven’t seen any, and I’ve looked. You’ll see...

I haven’t seen any, and I’ve looked. You’ll see local UTVs putting around some of the backroads from house to house, but they’re not exactly legal.
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