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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
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It was just what he bought that ran good and was...

It was just what he bought that ran good and was cheap. Back in the 90's I used Samurais because they were dirt cheap..who knew they would ever cost as much as they do now. When I was into rock...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,136
Posted By brushtrooper
I donít know size of the wire.I had electricians...

I donít know size of the wire.I had electricians come out and install.
I had one 220 for the mini split and another 220 for a welder. We talked about using 50 amp breakers but I am not sure what...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 1,994
Posted By brushtrooper
Knee mail on the way Sir

Knee mail on the way Sir
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,136
Posted By brushtrooper
I got the 220 installed and ready. I see some...

I got the 220 installed and ready. I see some using 12k and others suggesting 30k plus. The garage is basically 20 x 20 and I will be insulating starting next week. Is it better to go 30k plus?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,343
Posted By brushtrooper
Lets see your lease rides..

My son just picked up a Jeep Grand Wagoneer (ZJ). He wants to get it rigged out for the ranch. He wants to put a 2" receiver on the front to use the road feeder and mount a winch. I am going to have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,136
Posted By brushtrooper
The garage door is 16' wide x 7' tall As cool...

The garage door is 16' wide x 7' tall
As cool as I can get it, I dont really have a temperature in mind.
It would be used when the garage door is closed
I will be putting insulation in the walls...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,136
Posted By brushtrooper
Mini Split AC question

I want to air condition my garage and looking for info on the Mini Split units. It is a 2 car garage roughly 20' x 20' x 8' ceiling. What size mini split would work for this? I have an electrician...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-24-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,533
Posted By brushtrooper
I flipped my rock crawler buggy end over end. I...

I flipped my rock crawler buggy end over end. I bent the frame, roll cage and busted several welds. I have been working on it and trying to get everything straight, adding gussets and welding...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By brushtrooper
Favorite brand of hand tools?

I need to buy some more hand tools. Needing open end wrench's, socket sets from 1/4" drive to 1/2" drive etc. I am not interested in the expense of Snap On tools. I used to prefer Craftsman but not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By brushtrooper
DIY deer blind construction ideas

I am interested in ideas for a deer blind. I have always made mine in the past, 2x4 or 2x2 frame, 3/8" plywood, cutouts for the window and paint it all. My grandson will be 3-1/2 this deer season and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,202
Posted By brushtrooper
Might try putting a booth in at a antique/vintage...

Might try putting a booth in at a antique/vintage store. Find one that is open 7 days a week. You can make money there while at your day job and doing a side hustle as suggested above. We have some...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-14-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,533
Posted By brushtrooper
There are a couple of reasons why I am not doing...

There are a couple of reasons why I am not doing that. Right now, a trailer that is 42' would take 2-3 months before I received it. Next is the surcharges the MFG charge currently run from 20-26% of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-13-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By brushtrooper
Recently bought a sig p365 and I do like it.

Recently bought a sig p365 and I do like it.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-13-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,533
Posted By brushtrooper
I have not made any progress yet. My son thats...

I have not made any progress yet. My son thats station at Fort Riley got to come home for a few days, we took him and our grandson wheeling at Wolf Caves. We had a good time for sure. On the flip...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,509
Posted By brushtrooper
If you do sell, then what? Find a rental and ride...

If you do sell, then what? Find a rental and ride it out? I have 2 homes currently and have been talking about selling both. I guess renting is the best option? We are empty nesters but I have 2 big...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-04-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,266
Posted By brushtrooper
Nice! I always loved the body style

Nice! I always loved the body style
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By brushtrooper
I would get it bullet proofed while you still...

I would get it bullet proofed while you still have cash to spend. I had several 6.0's in a fleet for company I used to work for and it seemed like you got a good one or a bad one. I had several bad...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By brushtrooper
gas grills?

I have my first gas grill, propane. What are some of the tips/tricks to cooking with these? I have always been a wood/charcoal guy and this seems much different. It also has a griddle on opposite...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-03-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,533
Posted By brushtrooper
Yes Sir we got a littles crazy with it. I should...

Yes Sir we got a littles crazy with it. I should be getting back to work on it Monday if all goes good
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By brushtrooper
fishermans daughter in AP for seafood...best in...

fishermans daughter in AP for seafood...best in the area IMO
Butterchurn for breakfast/lunch/dinner. Home cooking style--all buffet-in AP
Our Family Kitchen-this has the best homestyle food in a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,204
Posted By brushtrooper
Gas. I bought a snapper commercial model and self...

Gas. I bought a snapper commercial model and self propelled
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By brushtrooper
ttt

ttt
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-29-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,933
Posted By brushtrooper
Fishermans Daughter in Aransas Pass is about the...

Fishermans Daughter in Aransas Pass is about the best seafood there is IMO. Rockport beach is very nice too especially with little ones. If you have a 4x4 and the time, a trip to PINS is well worth...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By brushtrooper
any business sign people ?

I a looking to get pricing for digital sign for our business?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By brushtrooper
What kind of weight are you planning on towing?...

What kind of weight are you planning on towing? That will determine what best suits you
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By brushtrooper
I wish we were closer, I would let you borrow a...

I wish we were closer, I would let you borrow a set to make the trip. That sucks having to buy new tires and let them sit. I wonder if there is a business that rents tires. You could rent a Uhaul...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By brushtrooper
First Aid kits, Fire Extinguishers etc?

I flipped my rock crawler buggy this weekend. It had a small fire going when I got out of it. A buddy had a fire extinguisher and we got it put out before it hurt anything. So this brings me to my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By brushtrooper
I bet we get 6-8 inquires each month, asking if...

I bet we get 6-8 inquires each month, asking if we will shorten a trailer. That pic looks sketchy but I like the idea. The trailer with monster ramps- the big flip over ramps are typically 10''...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By brushtrooper
So is this the answer? So a combination can be...

So is this the answer? So a combination can be over 26,001 and not require a CDL since the trailer does not have GVWR of 10,001 or more? Do i have that correct? it makes sense, kind of




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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By brushtrooper
Where is the definitions showing that a trailer...

Where is the definitions showing that a trailer that is not over 10k, is not used for CDL purpose? I would love to find this so I can have a better understanding.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By brushtrooper
I get the 26,001 requirement but if you follow...

I get the 26,001 requirement but if you follow the prompts on the flow chart, it clearly shows that you can have a vehicle combination that is over 26,001 and not need a CDL or class A. This is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By brushtrooper
Ttt

Ttt
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By brushtrooper
any CMV DPS enforcement members?

In a discussion with some friends and this came up. Why is it that you can drive a combination with GCVWR over 26,001 lbs and not need a CDL when the power unit is under 26,001 GVWR and the trailer...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-14-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,533
Posted By brushtrooper
^^^ thats the plan but room for 2

^^^ thats the plan but room for 2
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By brushtrooper
We use a drum, O'reilly 12v electric fuel pump...

We use a drum, O'reilly 12v electric fuel pump and a small break away battery. Pumps last us about 1 year but we have 3 diesel forklifts we fill weekly Google gas caddys too...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-13-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,533
Posted By brushtrooper
Crawler hauler

Wife and I enjoy hitting the trails in her Gladiator and my buggy. Currently she pulls the 4x4's on a 30' GN and I drive the Class A motorhome when we go to offroad parks. It sucks taking 2 vehicles....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,202
Posted By brushtrooper
Pepper

Pepper
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By brushtrooper
Run a led light off the break away battery....

Run a led light off the break away battery. Plenty of battery powered LED lights using AA batteries to choose from
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,938
Posted By brushtrooper
100

100
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-12-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By brushtrooper
What size are you looking for? I have a RV I am...

What size are you looking for? I have a RV I am in process of modifying and pulling some windows out of. I can get you pics/measurements if interested. In Corpus
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-11-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By brushtrooper
looking for vacation ideas

Looking for ideas for wife and I. I am game for out of state. We are in our early 50's, so all the young crazy stuff is out. I would not mind a offroad vacation. We both enjoy rock crawling with my...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-10-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By brushtrooper
This weekend should give me a better idea of what...

This weekend should give me a better idea of what I have to work with. The vent above the fridge leaked and there is some damage but appears to be isolated to that spot. There must be a leak at the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,253
Posted By brushtrooper
Scag

Scag
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By brushtrooper
5.9 24 valve Cummins performance gurus..questions

I have a 99' Class A Holiday Rambler with the 24 valve 5.9 Cummins and Allison Auto. I am not sure which model Allison but I would guess it is a 3000 series. I believe it is a 275hp in stock form....
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-06-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By brushtrooper
Camper rehabquestion

I have a older 5th wheel that had been sitting at the ranch for 11 years, no one used in the last 4 years. I put new tires on it and brought it home. Camper is in pretty good shape considering how...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By brushtrooper
Welding shirts, heavy starched

Welding shirts, heavy starched
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,273
Posted By brushtrooper
Not sure if a customer point of view will help...

Not sure if a customer point of view will help but this is what I want. I look for ease of payment and I want to be put on a schedule. I do not want to have to chase down the lawn guy to mow my yard....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,306
Posted By brushtrooper
I bought 2 of the lifetime brand from Walmart....

I bought 2 of the lifetime brand from Walmart. They both did great over the holiday weekend
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 9,652
Posted By brushtrooper
Pick me

Pick me
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,680
Posted By brushtrooper
I have 2wd tractors and have no issues working...

I have 2wd tractors and have no issues working them. I have a Case 485 with FEL and MF 230, they both out perform equal size Kubota power wise. I would normally vote bigger HP 2wd over a smaller HP...
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