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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:14 PM
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Posted By TX03RUBI
I use Bullworx and Texas Custom Rifles for most...

I use Bullworx and Texas Custom Rifles for most of my needs these days. West Texas Ordnance has done fantastic work for me as well, but their backlog is a little longer than I’d like these days. For...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,606
Posted By TX03RUBI
Meh. I donít care for any sports anymore, but I...

Meh. I donít care for any sports anymore, but I still go to a couple Rangers, Astros, and Rockies games each year. Theyíre paid millions of dollars. If they canít handle a little ribbing to throw a...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,568
Posted By TX03RUBI
Lol there is an Earth, TX.

Lol there is an Earth, TX.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-17-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,404
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve put a lot of hogs down with the Black 75...

Iíve put a lot of hogs down with the Black 75 BTHP.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-17-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,404
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve supposedly got a 6 Grendel headed my way....

Iíve supposedly got a 6 Grendel headed my way. Hopefully one day Iíll see it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,016
Posted By TX03RUBI
Tyrant. Running just a tow tune. I was very...

Tyrant. Running just a tow tune. I was very surprised to see that kind of gain honestly. I was hoping for 2ish mpg, and was pleasantly surprised. I averaged 16.4 hand calculated for a 5400 mile road...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,016
Posted By TX03RUBI
I live in West TX. Iíve set my cruise at 65-66...

I live in West TX. Iíve set my cruise at 65-66 once to see what I could get. 250 mile round trip averaged 17.7-17.8ish. The only time I ever tried, and not worth it. Iíll take 14-15 at 80 before...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’m heavy built, but in shape. I’m 6’0 230, but...

I’m heavy built, but in shape. I’m 6’0 230, but can knock out 20 full depth pull ups and chin ups without issue. Sets of 75 push ups aren’t an issue either, and I do 30-45 minutes of cardio a day....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-16-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,404
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím not a large frame guy at all. We spot hogs,...

Iím not a large frame guy at all. We spot hogs, then stalk up on them. Sometimes walking a ton over the course of a night. I HATE the weight of AR-10. Iíve had great success with a 17Ē 556. Ive got a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-16-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,404
Posted By TX03RUBI
This. The first round isnít too hard to drop them...

This. The first round isnít too hard to drop them with 110s, but subsequent shots on movers just doesnít offer enough performance with less than perfect shots. I can drop quite a few at a time with a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-16-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,404
Posted By TX03RUBI
I bought my 300 Blk in 2011. Sold it in 14’. That...

I bought my 300 Blk in 2011. Sold it in 14’. That was 3 years too long of owning it. Once the suppressed novelty wears off it’s about worthless IMO.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-16-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,699
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’ve worked side by side with the Bergara guys a...

I’ve worked side by side with the Bergara guys a good bit, and have got to shoot the entire lineup of rifles. I’ve ordered a few as well. I’ve only owned custom rifles for the past 6-7 years until...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,910
Posted By TX03RUBI
Yep. If it wasnít for overtime I wouldnít have...

Yep. If it wasnít for overtime I wouldnít have any time right about now. Only problem is Iím salary lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,899
Posted By TX03RUBI
Yep. Plus I donít want to lose any payload...

Yep. Plus I donít want to lose any payload capacity. Iím already scraping by as it is. Got a feeling a dually is in my future unfortunately.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,899
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’m dang tempted to throw a flat bed on my 350...

I’m dang tempted to throw a flat bed on my 350 SRW. It sure would make life a lot easier.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-15-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 524
Posted By TX03RUBI
MK5 3.6-18 would be my suggestion

MK5 3.6-18 would be my suggestion
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,643
Posted By TX03RUBI
Mine has plenty of pinstriping and in bed dents

Mine has plenty of pinstriping and in bed dents
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By TX03RUBI
Ah ok. Iím not much use then.

Ah ok. Iím not much use then.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By TX03RUBI
If you’re hunting around Littlefield I may be...

If you’re hunting around Littlefield I may be able save you a few dollars. What are you looking to try out?
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,016
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím not seeing THAT drastic of a change. About...

Iím not seeing THAT drastic of a change. About 2-3 mpg overall going to 37s. Iíve never seen 19 a day in my life with this truck. My current mileage on 37s and deleted is about exactly what I saw on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,016
Posted By TX03RUBI
I’m running 37x12.50s on my 17 F-350. Mileage was...

I’m running 37x12.50s on my 17 F-350. Mileage was about 12-13 Hwy and 11-12 city when stock on 37s. I deleted my truck and now getting 15-16 highway, and 13-14 city. I pull a gooseneck that grossed...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,398
Posted By TX03RUBI
Thatís the best advice Iíve seen on this thread,...

Thatís the best advice Iíve seen on this thread, but to add one other aspect. Enjoy the outdoors!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,398
Posted By TX03RUBI
Wink If you were truly interested in the cleanest kill...

If you were truly interested in the cleanest kill possible youíd use a rifle within 100 yds.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,398
Posted By TX03RUBI
Just like you pride you ability to stalk, some...

Just like you pride you ability to stalk, some pride their ability to make long shots. Is it that hard to understand? I guarantee you a long shot is harder than the short short, just like the stalk...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíd go back specifically just to give them a one...

Iíd go back specifically just to give them a one star rating this time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,398
Posted By TX03RUBI
I bow hunted growing up. Joined a couple years...

I bow hunted growing up. Joined a couple years ago because I wanted to get back into it. Realized I don’t have the time, yet here I am. Another common theme these days is getting butt hurt about what...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,398
Posted By TX03RUBI
Absolutely. Dead is dead, and I donít have an...

Absolutely. Dead is dead, and I donít have an issue with either as long as they are within your personal means. A rifle is just easier to do that with.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,322
Posted By TX03RUBI
It happened on my 17’ 350 with 35k miles on it....

It happened on my 17’ 350 with 35k miles on it. Happened on my brother in laws 17’ 250 a couple times by 20k miles. It’s happened on most of the 17+ trucks I know.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,398
Posted By TX03RUBI
I made this same argument last year, and it...

I made this same argument last year, and it royally ****** everyone off lol I have nothing against bow hunting, and wished I had the time to get back into it. But you canít argue that the bow is as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,398
Posted By TX03RUBI
Red face 100% dependent on the person. For me I’ll put...

100% dependent on the person. For me I’ll put money on the 1000 yd shot all day. I wouldn’t even think about it at 35 much less 100. As long as the person has the capabilities I don’t think any of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By TX03RUBI
He had tons of fun. Caught 7 bass and let him...

He had tons of fun. Caught 7 bass and let him finish off that coyote. He didn’t go anywhere without his BB gun the whole weekend either.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By TX03RUBI
This guy was cheesing hard core!

Spent the weekend at the lease with my brother in law and nephew. You couldnít wipe the smile off my nephews face. He was having too much fun being one of the guys.

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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-06-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By TX03RUBI
He’s not Deep South, but Texas Custom Rifles is...

He’s not Deep South, but Texas Custom Rifles is out of Hobson. Travis does **** fine work.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By TX03RUBI
I paid roughly $2.50/ft last year to have some...

I paid roughly $2.50/ft last year to have some added. That was with me buying the tile and supplies. I’m about to have our bedroom and master bath done as well.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-02-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By TX03RUBI
The 6.5 SAUM was the inspiration behind the 6.5...

The 6.5 SAUM was the inspiration behind the 6.5 PRC. Both were designed by George Gardner of GA Precision. Theyíre short action mag bolt face calibers. The SAUM has roughly a grain or two more...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-01-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By TX03RUBI
59.6 grains of 4831SC. My rifle just didnít care...

59.6 grains of 4831SC. My rifle just didnít care for H1000 it seemed. Forgot my seating depth, but it was the original GAP 4S reamer design. Had the rifle built a little over 5 years ago.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By TX03RUBI
We were supposed to be there, then I knocked up...

We were supposed to be there, then I knocked up my wife :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-30-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By TX03RUBI
I was running a 140 HVLD at 3140 out of a 24”...

I was running a 140 HVLD at 3140 out of a 24” tube on my SAUM. Quite impressive to say the least.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,603
Posted By TX03RUBI
I didnít say for the wedding. I said for the...

I didnít say for the wedding. I said for the groom to spend as HE sees fit. If he wants to split some of the costs then fine, or maybe put some towards the honeymoon, or just stick it back in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,603
Posted By TX03RUBI
The best defense against that weapon is being...

The best defense against that weapon is being able to easily attain more of that weapon. Itís amazing how much better off you are when you donít put it on a pedestal. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,603
Posted By TX03RUBI
It was the approach that got me too. If they...

It was the approach that got me too. If they asked them I’d be more inclined to help. The way it stands I’d offer your son a $3-5k check, and tell him to spend it how he sees fit. Still take care of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,603
Posted By TX03RUBI
Exactly. The groom most likely wouldíve been just...

Exactly. The groom most likely wouldíve been just fine with a JP officiating and a BBQ with some beer. Now if the groom wants to run the tab up, then he or his family should be paying the fair share.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,603
Posted By TX03RUBI
Not a chance in hell anybody is insisting I pay...

Not a chance in hell anybody is insisting I pay for anything that’s not mine. I might do it out of the kindness of my heart, but not because someone’s little princess tells me to.

My wife’s...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 914
Posted By TX03RUBI
I was at the grocery store getting stuff for...

I was at the grocery store getting stuff for salsa when you posted it, so I went ahead and made some too. It’s pretty dang good! It’ll be in my kitchen from now on.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By TX03RUBI
Any 4x6 or 4x8 works about perfect for that. Just...

Any 4x6 or 4x8 works about perfect for that. Just swap the shackles to over axle for an extra few inches clearance.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,133
Posted By TX03RUBI
Online tires, tirerack, custom offsets, etc. I...

Online tires, tirerack, custom offsets, etc. I check quite a few sites before buying, and will watch them regularly. I bought a set of 37-12.50-20 Toyo RTs about 3-4 months ago for $1100 from Walmart...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By TX03RUBI
They snagged a guy they think is him. Not...

They snagged a guy they think is him. Not positive yet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,100
Posted By TX03RUBI
Yes sir! Theyíre all more than capable, but I...

Yes sir! Theyíre all more than capable, but I donít mind a little extra. Just wish theyíd quit adding a little extra to the price though :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,100
Posted By TX03RUBI
Our fleet was all Dodge until 2014. I had a 2500...

Our fleet was all Dodge until 2014. I had a 2500 Cummins lose the brakes on me while running 80 down the highway, and about 30 miles away we had another hand send a driveshaft through the floor...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,100
Posted By TX03RUBI
That’s literally higher than anyone else is, or...

That’s literally higher than anyone else is, or has ever been. Dodge is 1000 lbs and 400 for their 1 tons only. RAM is 370 and 850 for their 3/4 tons.
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