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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By TX03RUBI
Put a few hundred rounds through that Seekins...

Put a few hundred rounds through that Seekins action and get back to me. I’ve had more than my share of customs, and wouldn’t even consider a factory rifle for years. The Seekins has changed my...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-14-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By TX03RUBI
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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,700
Posted By TX03RUBI
High flow for sure. I had a 18í SVL75-2 with...

High flow for sure. I had a 18í SVL75-2 with Landpride brush cutter (Iíll figure out model in a bit). It was high flow, and worked awesome. Used it quite a bit at my brother in laws place. One time...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,976
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím getting better mileage towing my Can Am with...

Iím getting better mileage towing my Can Am with the 7.3 than I was with my 17í 6.7. 11.5 vs 10.5. Iím sure thatíll drop a lot more with heavy weight on it, but so far Iím really pleased with the 7.3.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,976
Posted By TX03RUBI
Right around 400 with a short bed crew. I donít...

Right around 400 with a short bed crew. I donít drive til E though. Typically fill up around 50-70 miles before E.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,976
Posted By TX03RUBI
Yep. The only way my 350 was getting 14-15 with a...

Yep. The only way my 350 was getting 14-15 with a trailer involved is if it was idling while riding on that trailer. I can whisper the word trailer to it and watch my fuel mileage drop to 10-11....
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,976
Posted By TX03RUBI
Almost all the transmission issues Iíve seen were...

Almost all the transmission issues Iíve seen were from the 2020 trucks. The first revision had quite a few teething issues. Theyíre in the 3rd revision now, and it seems to be a much more solid...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,976
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím at 14.1 mpg for the last 1500 miles hand...

Iím at 14.1 mpg for the last 1500 miles hand calculated. Thatís roughly 80% highway and 20% in town. Coming from a tuned 17í 6.7 diesel 350 Iím very happy with the 7.3. Mine is a 2022 F250 with the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,484
Posted By TX03RUBI
A couple of hobos going at it under a bridge like...

A couple of hobos going at it under a bridge like they were teenagers in love. Butt naked, 10 ft from the road, and not a care in the world. Lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,206
Posted By TX03RUBI
Bought this one in May from Autonation in Katy...

Bought this one in May from Autonation in Katy for $62,800. Sticker was just over $71K. 22’ Lariat F250 7.3 Tremor with Black pack. Had to order it, but I can’t imagine paying todays pricing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,699
Posted By TX03RUBI
Lol I made 75 a day pulling weeds 25+ years ago...

Lol I made 75 a day pulling weeds 25+ years ago as a young kid
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-24-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím selling my XG50. Iíll make a smoking deal on...

Iím selling my XG50. Iíll make a smoking deal on it with 2 extra batteries and rings. $3500

I havenít been able to hunt hard in over a year. Way too busy with work and kids. Hoping to snag a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By TX03RUBI
Whatever you do pay extra for Ceramic tint....

Whatever you do pay extra for Ceramic tint. Absolutely amazing at keeping the heat out even with less dark tint.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 36,455
Posted By TX03RUBI
Oh itís got plenty of power. It moves very well,...

Oh itís got plenty of power. It moves very well, which is why Iím happy with it. Just not the same as a tuned 6.7 or even a stock 20+ 6.7. Itís a more pleasant experience though, as it doesnít need...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 36,455
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve wanted to try one, but have never known...

Iíve wanted to try one, but have never known anyone with a PedalMonster or PedalCommander. I could live with the power they make easily, but that lag is killer. Also cause less tires life for me haha
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 36,455
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve felt the same way my whole life. Iíve had a...

Iíve felt the same way my whole life. Iíve had a few gasser 3/4 tons in work trucks that the company bought, and hated them with a passion. This 7.3 with 4.30 has changed my tune. If I still towed...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-20-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 21,792
Posted By TX03RUBI
Oh and I guess I’ve got a like new Steiner CQBL I...

Oh and I guess I’ve got a like new Steiner CQBL I can throw in for some extra pesos
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-20-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 21,792
Posted By TX03RUBI
Been too dang busy to hunt this past year and a...

Been too dang busy to hunt this past year and a half. Don’t think I’ve been out all night in over a year, and have only gone for an hour or two less than a handful of times. Sold a few of my thermals...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-20-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By TX03RUBI
Personally I’m not a fan of Trijicon optics by...

Personally I’m not a fan of Trijicon optics by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s hard to argue with a 2-10x56 Accupoint for a lowlight hunting optic.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-20-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By TX03RUBI
Good eye relief and Acog donít belong in the same...

Good eye relief and Acog donít belong in the same sentence lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,737
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíll cut a smoking deal on a used XG50 with a few...

Iíll cut a smoking deal on a used XG50 with a few extra batteries and rings right now. Bought the kid a new ride last week and need to replace some funds before the wife figured it out :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,384
Posted By TX03RUBI
If they can keep out just one Ginger then itís...

If they can keep out just one Ginger then itís worth it :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By TX03RUBI
:D

:D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-18-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By TX03RUBI
I have a source thatís close with KGM. KGM is...

I have a source thatís close with KGM. KGM is getting out of the suppressor game SUPPOSEDLY. From what Iíve seen first hand recently Iíd say they need to step up their game immensely if they chose to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,032
Posted By TX03RUBI
You can’t argue that logic lol any excuse for a...

You can’t argue that logic lol any excuse for a new gun is a good excuse lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,032
Posted By TX03RUBI
Same, and Iíve spent a lot of time in their...

Same, and Iíve spent a lot of time in their country. I carry a G48 9mm, but thatís for 2 legged predators not 4. Itíll do just fine in BB country though. Theyíre soft skinned and easily deterred.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By TX03RUBI
With forward a arms and 2.5Ē lift 33s shouldnít...

With forward a arms and 2.5Ē lift 33s shouldnít be a problem. 35s might be stretching it though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 36,455
Posted By TX03RUBI
Update on my 22’ 7.3 F-250. Absolutely loving the...

Update on my 22’ 7.3 F-250. Absolutely loving the truck. More than adequate power so far. Only have hoooed up to 5K lbs so far, for about 100 miles. The truck pulled well. I’m roughly 4300 miles in...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-10-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,721
Posted By TX03RUBI
I graduated in 2006. Spent most of my life going...

I graduated in 2006. Spent most of my life going to school in Olney, and moved out west my last two years of high school. In Olney I left my keys in the ignition parked in the athletic parking lot...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-09-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,721
Posted By TX03RUBI
Thatís the only use for a pistol besides fun lol ...

Thatís the only use for a pistol besides fun lol

Iíve usually got a pistol on my person, and another identical pistol and rifle in a back pack on or near me. I used to keep a shotgun in my truck...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-07-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By TX03RUBI
XG has a slightly better image in humidity....

XG has a slightly better image in humidity. Thatís about the only difference I can tell. If youíre hunting a feeder and only killing a couple hogs at a time go XG for a smoking deal. If youíre...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 36,455
Posted By TX03RUBI
I ran into one a few weeks back here in west...

I ran into one a few weeks back here in west Texas. Had the white and black ďcamoĒ on it to keep the details hidden. The entire body looked identical from what I could tell except for the front end....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-01-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,808
Posted By TX03RUBI
I snagged one of those slab sides a decade ago,...

I snagged one of those slab sides a decade ago, and gave it to my sister when she moved out into BFE. I still kick myself about that one haha
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,847
Posted By TX03RUBI
Coffee for me is a no go. I canít even drink it...

Coffee for me is a no go. I canít even drink it the morning of and work out that afternoon lol itíll make an appearance mid workout one way or another lol

Bucked up has been good to me. C4 is my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,194
Posted By TX03RUBI
Glad to hear this. 23 Zero is what I was looking...

Glad to hear this. 23 Zero is what I was looking at for our next tent. We will be upsizing sometime in the near future, and a 270 awning will be added as well. Both for the trailer build though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,194
Posted By TX03RUBI
I would expect this to be the case for sure. I...

I would expect this to be the case for sure. I only have experience with it on a F350 though. You can make it move if you want to, but it wonít be rocking unintentionally.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,194
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve slept out several storms in It so far, and...

Iíve slept out several storms in It so far, and had a few rain days where we just hunt out inside playing card games. Itís done very well. On the worst day I had to drop one of the flys to cover the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,194
Posted By TX03RUBI
Thatís not my trailer. Iím too cheap to buy...

Thatís not my trailer. Iím too cheap to buy something prebuilt like that haha I snagged an 18í flatbed with the intentions of adding a tent rack, cooler and storage racks front cargo box, and a small...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,194
Posted By TX03RUBI
As far as comfort goes they beat a ground tent...

As far as comfort goes they beat a ground tent handily in Texas at least. Place that thing 6-7’ off the ground and you’ll be amazed at the airflow you get at night vs being on the ground. I can sweat...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,194
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve been running a CVT tent on my 350 for the...

Iíve been running a CVT tent on my 350 for the last 5 years. I had considered a trailer, but at the time that was too much of a limit for me. A long bed crew cab was already a pain to get in many...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-21-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By TX03RUBI
Youíre forgetting a key factor that so many other...

Youíre forgetting a key factor that so many other companies have skipped as well. Support it!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-21-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By TX03RUBI
You’ll need to have the bolt face milled or start...

You’ll need to have the bolt face milled or start with a larger BF bolt to begin with. Personally I’d just sell the rifle and start from scratch. Spending the money to get a new bolt then have the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-21-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By TX03RUBI
There’s nobody in Lubbock I would recommend, but...

There’s nobody in Lubbock I would recommend, but there are a couple I wouldn’t recommend. Personally I’d stick with WTO out of Brownfield.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 36,455
Posted By TX03RUBI
Doubt they would. Had a buddy do the same thing...

Doubt they would. Had a buddy do the same thing when he changed his mind on a Platinum 6.7 250 Tremor he ordered a few days after mine. He had a buyer lined up at $115K for an $88K truck. He had to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By TX03RUBI
I use Can Am fluids, filters, and parts for...

I use Can Am fluids, filters, and parts for everything on mine. I can see it coming out to $200 though with air filters and plugs though. Prices have come up in the last 3 months since I last ordered...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By TX03RUBI
What parts did you order? I can get the can am...

What parts did you order? I can get the can am oil change kit for $55, and diff fluids for another $40-50. Iíve maintained all of our Can Ams for the last 9 years. 4 in that time.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-09-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By TX03RUBI
Youíre not wrong, but theyíre all hard to come by...

Youíre not wrong, but theyíre all hard to come by these days.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-09-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By TX03RUBI
Snag a 457 Varmint and have it threaded. It’ll be...

Snag a 457 Varmint and have it threaded. It’ll be worth it. I’ve got a chopped Varmint 457 in my backseat right now next to my RimX. The CZ doesn’t give up much to the RimX at all.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,355
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iím not saying youíre right or wrong, but Iíve...

Iím not saying youíre right or wrong, but Iíve had some mighty fine naps while people chased a little ball around on TV!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-08-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By TX03RUBI
Iíve worked closely with Bergara in the past....

Iíve worked closely with Bergara in the past. Iíve shot multiples of their entire line of rifles (or at least the entire line at the time. A few new rifles since then.) and have bought a few as well....
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