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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,994
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Wait to go Tyler!! Sent from my SM-G781U...

Wait to go Tyler!!

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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Dripping Springs area. They're not just falling,...

Dripping Springs area. They're not just falling, they're raining. Live oaks. I have never seen a crop like this before. Last two years there has not been an acorn on my place (200 oaks). This year...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,044
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
As if yesterday afternoon, 6.75% for a good...

As if yesterday afternoon, 6.75% for a good credit, good money down, conforming loan. Lots of investors are not offering a par rate right now. Rather than points to buy a rate down, points are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-23-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,044
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
So what are you doing now, Rat (meaning today)? ...

So what are you doing now, Rat (meaning today)?

I've always tried to build cash when market is high and go in on a "real" drop. I have been waiting for this one and am jumping in. I fully...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,042
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Stonewall Smoke House for me - and several others...

Stonewall Smoke House for me - and several others slackers (i.e. TBH moderators) that have apparently not seen this thread.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,982
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I ran dove hunts for 15 years. Probably 300 - 400...

I ran dove hunts for 15 years. Probably 300 - 400 different hunters run through. Average is closer to 3 birds/box. Fellow hunters would say I'm a pretty good shot and I'm plenty happy with 1 per 5.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,140
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
We're diehard on the rabbits. A pen of rabbits at...

We're diehard on the rabbits. A pen of rabbits at the county auction nearly pays to feed a steer for a year.
Feed exactly what your breeder tells you.
Work the fur every night. Breeder should...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,374
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
AWESOME! That county banner is hard to beat...

AWESOME! That county banner is hard to beat [emoji106]

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,374
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Good luck to all the kids this year! And to all...

Good luck to all the kids this year! And to all you feed-buying dads.

Garcia - thought that might be yall with JG Show Team. We've gotten a few from Jon over the years.

We have two in the barn....
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 9,312
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Another: Mama sells eggs at a grocery store ...

Another:

Mama sells eggs at a grocery store
My older sister's a first rate whore
And Dad says she can't come home anymore
And he means it.

Pretty much any line from that song is brilliant....
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 9,312
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I got side-tracked in El Paso Stopped to get...

I got side-tracked in El Paso
Stopped to get myself a map
Went the wrong way into Juarez
With Juanita on my lap

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I have been around the major livestock show world...

I have been around the major livestock show world for 20 years. Our family focuses almost exclusively on steers. However, we made a run at broilers twice in the majors. First year we were the last...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I actually bought an acre off a neighbor, in...

I actually bought an acre off a neighbor, in part to get the honey bee exemption. Went from 5 acres to 6 acres. Per state law, county is required to give the exemption on 5+ acres. The one acre...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-03-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,673
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Absolutely worth it if neighbor is ok with you...

Absolutely worth it if neighbor is ok with you recovering deer.

I hunt six acres, mostly open. Dead deer count is in the 30 range, including two P&Y.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,875
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Agree 100% on the taxability of the allowance. ...

Agree 100% on the taxability of the allowance. Ask CPA. But not on the mortgage issue. Rely on a mortgage professional for that. Hey, that's me. See 4 posts up.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,875
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
It WILL cause a debt/income ratio issue. Per...

It WILL cause a debt/income ratio issue. Per Fannie Mae guidelines, to be used as acceptable stable income, it must be received for 2 years.

Love,
Trey Powers
Your TBH Mortgage Lender
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Steak in Kerrville??? Help.

We're here for a steer show. Wanting steak for dinner. Not looking for Ruth's Chris, white table cloth. This is not an anniversary dinner. Just wanting a good steak.

What says you?

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
No sir. This guy was a blind luck, needle in the...

No sir. This guy was a blind luck, needle in the haystack horse.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Top of the Line HS Pole Horse

Not in classifieds as I'm just trying to get the word out to a few of the right folks.

We're selling my daughters pole horse. Runs are 20.5 - 21.0. Those of you in this world know the value....
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Had great trips with Keith Hudson. Highly...

Had great trips with Keith Hudson. Highly recommend.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Same thing here!...

Same thing here! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220722/6fdc536b432d857fe196a6748374daa9.jpg

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,452
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I explained to my son the first time we went - do...

I explained to my son the first time we went - do not look at this as a taco in the sense of what you have known before. It is something different and beautiful. It some fantastic combination of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Monahans (area) Restaurant

Question for your West Texas guys. I'd like to send a very nice dining gift card to someone that is in Monahans. Is there an exceptional place there or will it need to be a drive to Odessa?

I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,433
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I am hard on tools. Love Harbor Freight. ...

I am hard on tools. Love Harbor Freight. Biggest purchases were the 9000 Predator generator and a 12 inch compound miter saw. Generator has been flawless for 2 years and gets used a lot. Saw gets...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 39,107
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Cantaloupes are KILLING IT! Can't believe I've...

Cantaloupes are KILLING IT! Can't believe I've never grown them before. With auto drip system, they take zero effort and the bounty is incredible.

Question on a serano plant. Looks great and lots...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Welder/Generator/Electrical Questions

Have no idea what I'm doing, but about to teach myself how to stick weld. Absolutely tired of my little wire feed.

Picked up this Miller from a buddy today.

I don't have a plug like this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,412
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
You may very well have nailed it. Neighbor is...

You may very well have nailed it. Neighbor is getting water out today.

Thank you! We need to take care of those little guys. They're jerky in a few years.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,412
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Edit on my reply. I would never have thought of...

Edit on my reply. I would never have thought of that. There has always been a trough there. I will follow up with the neighbor to make sure it's filled. Thank you!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,412
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Wet Nurse Doe - BUFFET IS OPEN!!

There's a 15 acre place next to mine that is fenced tight enough that no dog or coyote is getting in or out. Every year several does drop their fawns there, like they know it's a safe place. It's a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
4th of July I took my dad to the emergency room....

4th of July I took my dad to the emergency room. Positive.
Wednesday, both me and my mom +.
Wife is in Estes Park for girls trip. Hit her last night.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,890
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Lightly butter then roll in crumbled up cheezits....

Lightly butter then roll in crumbled up cheezits. Bake like normal.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
LOL! I'm usually good to pick up breakfast after...

LOL! I'm usually good to pick up breakfast after a closing. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
We're in the game now!! ;)b

We're in the game now!! ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
So sorry to hear that. My lab is named Pearl as...

So sorry to hear that. My lab is named Pearl as well. I dread the day.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 39,107
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Half ambrosia and half I cannot remember. Also...

Half ambrosia and half I cannot remember.
Also threw in a couple of 'mini melons' which I thought were little water melons. Nope, more lopes!

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 39,107
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
First year to do cantaloupes. BUMPER CROP! Next...

First year to do cantaloupes. BUMPER CROP! Next year I will spread out planting, maybe two vines each week. I'm getting 7 or 8 per day the last several days. Never have tasted them so sweet....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Can't help with your question. I am interested in...

Can't help with your question. I am interested in the hay. Where are you located?

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I make a lot of jerky. Got one of these a few...

I make a lot of jerky. Got one of these a few years ago. Loved it that first round...until I had to clean it. Took it back the next day and continue to use a good knife.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I feel your pain. Yard is bermuda and we have to...

I feel your pain. Yard is bermuda and we have to work like heck to keep it beautiful. Meanwhile in my garden, it is 100% unstoppable!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Amen. Two times I have busted 3/4 PVC trying to...

Amen. Two times I have busted 3/4 PVC trying to get the filter housing unscrewed from the cap/lid. I now keep fittings and extra pipe right there by the system.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,192
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Curious - And what point will it make sense to...

Curious - And what point will it make sense to start removing some number of smaller bass? And what will be the plan (numbers? target size for removal?).
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
The cost of title policies/endorsements are set...

The cost of title policies/endorsements are set by the state of Texas. What they call their escrow fee will vary. That fee is usually $300-$400. That fee has nothing to do with whether you escrow...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,888
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I now have six acres. Five acres taxed at ag...

I now have six acres. Five acres taxed at ag value (what people call exemption) and one acre homestead. You do that with honey bees (state law requires county to allow this exemption). We have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,471
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Wife and I give two BIG thumbs up. Thinking...

Wife and I give two BIG thumbs up.

Thinking we'll go again. I love that buttery-wet popcorn.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
I appreciate the recommendation. Kids and I...

I appreciate the recommendation. Kids and I approve. Agree it's off the Sysco truck, which is not a problem. Tasty, fast, and more than we could eat. $45 for three people is hardly pricey....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Steer show church is at the Kendall Co Youth, Ag,...

Steer show church is at the Kendall Co Youth, Ag, Equine Center.

Balaclava??!? Had to look it up.
If you're man enough, wear this....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Church is here at the show, 8:00. Thanks for...

Church is here at the show, 8:00.

Thanks for the suggestions.

For the Antler guys, I only eat there when Casey Morris and I are on a date.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Boerne Eats

We're at a steer show in Comfort, staying in Boerne to tonight. Where do we get a good meal? Kinda place with chicken fried steak, great burgers, maybe a ribeye.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
Dreamland with the flags. Hays City Store,...

Dreamland with the flags.

Hays City Store, hands down.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By Tex_Cattleman
We gave the most fun whacking them with pool...

We gave the most fun whacking them with pool noodles.

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