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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,343
Posted By Arrowthreat
Depends on soil. If you have a heavy clay, you...

Depends on soil. If you have a heavy clay, you pretty much have to disc it and drag it with a chain harrow or homemade pipe drag. If you have a soft sandy soil, sometimes a heavy chain drag harrow...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-07-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Arrowthreat
Gateway archery in Ft. Worth.

Gateway archery in Ft. Worth.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By Arrowthreat
New pipe is definitely better, but its so much...

New pipe is definitely better, but its so much more expensive. If you can find drill stem that is "Reject" pipe, it's the best of both worlds. It's pipe that was brought to drill sites, but never put...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,363
Posted By Arrowthreat
That is awesome. Nothing is more interesting than...

That is awesome. Nothing is more interesting than a true low fence ETX deer. How far from the river are y'all?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,776
Posted By Arrowthreat
What year was the Cummins? Was it a high output?...

What year was the Cummins? Was it a high output? My 16 with a 68rfe transmission doesn't hold a candle to my 18 high output with an Aisin transmission. The high outputs produce close to 200 more ft...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,776
Posted By Arrowthreat
Do you own both?

Do you own both?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,239
Posted By Arrowthreat
Commercial grade Scag. Tiger cat, Cheetah, Turf...

Commercial grade Scag. Tiger cat, Cheetah, Turf Tiger. There's a reason why most lawn companies run them. They hold up the best and have the easiest parts availability. I've been pleased with my Scag...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,776
Posted By Arrowthreat
I got two dodges and a new Ford at my house....

I got two dodges and a new Ford at my house. Here's my 2 cents...

Keep it. I had a 2011 6.7 Cummins that was a solid truck. I sold it with right at 300k with absolutely zero issues. Had plenty of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Arrowthreat
Personally what I've seen I wouldn't trust them...

Personally what I've seen I wouldn't trust them to be a high mileage engine. There's always exceptions.

Almost all these new half ton diesels are new designs that are not proven. Unless you plan...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Arrowthreat
They don't make any sense to me. The new Eco...

They don't make any sense to me. The new Eco boost are within 2-3 mpg of most of the half ton diesels, if not better than some. Less maintenance, more power, cheaper repair cost.

Right now its...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-24-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,793
Posted By Arrowthreat
For sure don't buy an ATN. They're customer...

For sure don't buy an ATN. They're customer service and product reputation is terrible.


I have a buddy with an AGM rattler. He's satisfied with them. I prefer my Hogster R35 though. But to be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,931
Posted By Arrowthreat
I was surprised to hear his views on Joe Rogan....

I was surprised to hear his views on Joe Rogan. Idk if I would vote for him, but I'm fairly confident he's a closet republican. He talked a lot about family values. He expressed how he wished some...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-16-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By Arrowthreat
I've bought them for a handful of rifles with...

I've bought them for a handful of rifles with great success.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Arrowthreat
I almost bought one. We went and toured the...

I almost bought one. We went and toured the factory in Cleburne. We sat down and came up with a custom design. We got our numbers back about 3 weeks later and they were nowhere near what we had...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,173
Posted By Arrowthreat
It's not as much about administrations as it is...

It's not as much about administrations as it is about the popularity of deletes. Particularly once DEF started being implemented. The crackdown started happening under the Trump administration. If...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-10-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,173
Posted By Arrowthreat
This has been going on for years. PPEI, Anarchy,...

This has been going on for years. PPEI, Anarchy, etc had to stop producing "delete" tunes years ago. Bully dog and diablo never made delete tunes from my knowledge. The EPA goes in waves depending on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By Arrowthreat
Tracks is a must. Tire machines should only be...

Tracks is a must. Tire machines should only be used on road working crews.

Are you mechanically inclined? Anything within your price range will have to be worked on often. Not a big deal if you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,198
Posted By Arrowthreat
You're better off using welded wire panels. You...

You're better off using welded wire panels. You can't get field fence or barb wire tight enough on a square pen like that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-09-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By Arrowthreat
I forgot to add, I always run 6 strands of barb...

I forgot to add, I always run 6 strands of barb wire. My fences are about 52" to the top wire. Also, I use 6 1/2 T post. Might be overkill, but it makes the fence stout. If I didn't have a post...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By Arrowthreat
2 point 12.5 Gauge Premium Oklahoma brand barb...

2 point 12.5 Gauge Premium Oklahoma brand barb wire. Only stuff I will use. Red brand is ok, but Oklahoma last longer. I prefer to stretch with an actual wire stretcher instead of a come-along. It's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Arrowthreat
100% Dozer. Much cleaner

100% Dozer. Much cleaner
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-28-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Arrowthreat
Whichever model you get, make sure it has an E in...

Whichever model you get, make sure it has an E in front of it. The E is the new generation that fixed a lot of major issues such as solar drift.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Arrowthreat
The Honda power washers from tractor supply are...

The Honda power washers from tractor supply are hard to beat. Don't run ethanol.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,441
Posted By Arrowthreat
No steel is extremely high.... To answer...

No steel is extremely high....

To answer the OP question, its way cheaper to build a two story. The issue is getting your builder to admit that. Obviously they have an incentive to give you an...
Forum: Traditional 01-22-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,235
Posted By Arrowthreat
Its hard to generalize, really depends on the...

Its hard to generalize, really depends on the specific property, and the surrounding properties. This is the minimum amount I would generally consider for each region based on deer density and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-22-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,185
Posted By Arrowthreat
Don't buy a gas. Resale value and fuel mileage is...

Don't buy a gas. Resale value and fuel mileage is terrible. Stick with Ford or dodge. Dodge is cheaper, and generally gets better MPG. Ford has much more power and better resale value. Overall, the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-20-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By Arrowthreat
The Bergara Ridge SP I had was extremely picky. I...

The Bergara Ridge SP I had was extremely picky. I tried 10 different loads. Like KKP055 said, the Federal TLR's would group right at MOA, as well as Hornady Black A Max 168 grain. My Tikka's are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-20-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Arrowthreat
My buddy has a 15k acre family ranch in Estelline...

My buddy has a 15k acre family ranch in Estelline on the red river. They have been on MLD with strict management for decades. They feed a lot of protein and have good food plots. The whitetail...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Arrowthreat
This place is really good. Dude that runs it is a...

This place is really good. Dude that runs it is a nut though
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-15-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,742
Posted By Arrowthreat
I've never been on Twitter, I always thought it...

I've never been on Twitter, I always thought it was stupid. I would love to get off FB, but I use marketplace all the time. Instagram is where its at. All the hot girls are on there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,019
Posted By Arrowthreat
The metro mess is literally growing in every...

The metro mess is literally growing in every direction. Up until about 5-10 years ago, the growth was largely concentrated from 75 to the toll way north of Dallas (Frisco area). Now it's exploded...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Arrowthreat
I would contact dig Texas out of Marble Falls. We...

I would contact dig Texas out of Marble Falls. We got almost all our attachments from them. I'm not sure if they rent skid steers, but I'm willing to bet they know someone to recommend.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,171
Posted By Arrowthreat
This is a good idea

This is a good idea
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,418
Posted By Arrowthreat
The LBZ are beast, but I hated the interior on...

The LBZ are beast, but I hated the interior on those year model trucks. Ugly and super cramped. The LMM's are better overall trucks IMO, but their super hard to find. I loved my 2008.

It's hard to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,367
Posted By Arrowthreat
Overall I prefer the new Echo's over the new...

Overall I prefer the new Echo's over the new Stihl saws. The Stihl MS250 is a proven saw though. Some of the big logging Stihl saws that are still made in Germany are the cats Meow. The older Stihls...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-05-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,708
Posted By Arrowthreat
I personally know of leases with quality deer in...

I personally know of leases with quality deer in every part of the State. IMO quality means consistently shooting multiple 150" deer every year. Neighbors, management, land size, and agriculture all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-30-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,344
Posted By Arrowthreat
About half of my optics are vortex and the other...

About half of my optics are vortex and the other half Luepold. My favorite scope I own is by far my VX6HD. However, Vortex makes some great glass, and no doubt the best warranty. However, they make a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 671
Posted By Arrowthreat
My opinion would be Friday or Saturday. I don't...

My opinion would be Friday or Saturday. I don't buy the cloudy rainy days being better for duck hunting. Having wind is by far the biggest factor. Helps with decoy movement and getting birds in your...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-29-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,042
Posted By Arrowthreat
The elk I was referencing in my previous response...

The elk I was referencing in my previous response was killed at 650 yards. It dropped on impact. The bullet was recovered with excellent retention.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-28-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,959
Posted By Arrowthreat
300 WM no doubt. There's always "my buddy dropped...

300 WM no doubt. There's always "my buddy dropped a grizzly with a .243 guy".
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-28-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,042
Posted By Arrowthreat
I have the same gun. I shoot 200 grain Hornady...

I have the same gun. I shoot 200 grain Hornady Precision hunter ELD-X. I have a B&C stock with a VX6HD. The gun will consistently shoot right at 1". I'm sure I could hand load, or find a load that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-22-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,407
Posted By Arrowthreat
If you do some research you can find the VX6's...

If you do some research you can find the VX6's for a couple hundred bucks more than the VX5's. There's always blowout sales on VX6's. I've never seen a legit sale on the VX5 model scopes. I bought a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-21-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Arrowthreat
Bass pro is doing the same. I started shooting...

Bass pro is doing the same. I started shooting the breeze with one of the managers one day. He asked me if I needed any ammo. I said well, I could use a box of 10mm. He went in the back and grabbed a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,534
Posted By Arrowthreat
That was always my experience on our Llano ranch....

That was always my experience on our Llano ranch. Our new place seems to hold the same group of pigs since we bought it in early September. We might see an influx in the spring. I agree with the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-17-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
Posted By Arrowthreat
My buddy that has one said the blade life is...

My buddy that has one said the blade life is pretty comparable to a chop saw blade/wheel. The only difference is that the blades are a lot more expensive for a dry cut saw. I don't weld everyday, but...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-17-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
Posted By Arrowthreat
I've never personally used a dry cut saw, but I...

I've never personally used a dry cut saw, but I have heard good things about that Milwaukee. If you're not working with metal everyday, those are probably the way to go. Torches are expensive, and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By Arrowthreat
We've got two of them. 2018 and 2014. They're...

We've got two of them. 2018 and 2014. They're both the "mid size" models, and they're honestly junk. The full size models are much stouter. I would still hands down buy a mule pro fxt over them. I'm...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 51,568
Posted By Arrowthreat
That's good to hear. Our place is 3 miles...

That's good to hear.

Our place is 3 miles south of the red river, so we generally get the big ducks a week before most of the state does. I was shocked at the number of mallards were around last...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 51,568
Posted By Arrowthreat
What does everyone think about this weekend? ...

What does everyone think about this weekend?

We've had a fantastic season thus far around the Bonham area. Every hunt is better than the last. Last weekend was our first good mallard shoot of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,373
Posted By Arrowthreat
0, but I need to start taking vitamins again, as...

0, but I need to start taking vitamins again, as well as working out. I just turned 25, so I haven't experienced the aches and pain as others speak of on here yet...
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