1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Moving to Killeen

Discussion in 'Texas' started by 4OYOTER, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. Oct 2, 2012 at 9:47 PM
    #1
    4OYOTER

    4OYOTER [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2011
    Member:
    #67633
    Messages:
    420
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Alan
    Cedar Park, TX
    Vehicle:
    Tacoma
    Hey TWTX,

    Fellow TW member from the Seattle area here.. Moving to Texas in a few weeks, I will be arriving around Oct 22nd. My sister and brother in law are stationed at Ft Hood and live just a few miles off base, I am moving in with them. I was going to move back to Phoenix (lived there 2007-2011) but my sister pointed out that its just as hot in TX ( i love the heat) so I might as well move to TX and be with them. I agreed!! I visited in July for a weekend and loved it. (maybe it was just the chick-fil-a and cracker barrel though ;)).

    I am looking forward to meeting everyone and discovering Texas!! Looks like Hidden Falls is the next big meet coming up. Hopefully I will be able to make it.. Work schedule pending.. I work for Costco and put in a transfer request for the closest warehouse... Austin which is 60 miles away!! Obviously that will be quite the commute.. So I will probably end up finding a job closer to home. I have a CDL, so if anyone knows of trucking outfits in the area that are hiring, please let me know.

    Also, any hunters in the area? I would like to start predator and hog hunting in the area ASAP. From my understanding almost all hunting land is privately owned, so I would have to obtain permission from the land owner and/or pay fees to hunt on a ranch? (This is a big change from AZ and WA where there a numerous public hunting areas)

    Can anyone clarify if a hunting license is requred for coyotes or hogs? From what I understand on the TPWD website, I have to live in TX for 6 months before I qualify for a resident hunting license, otherwise its $315 for a non-resident. :eek:

    Thanks for any help and I am excited to join TWTX!!
     
  2. Oct 3, 2012 at 7:12 PM
    #2
    Blackshirts

    Blackshirts Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2010
    Member:
    #32057
    Messages:
    3,906
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    TX
    Vehicle:
    09 PreRunner
    Headlight mod, sound system. MB Motor Sport Rims. Black Tails. 5100's, 885, grill craft, Fogs, N-Fab Step Sides. BFG TKO Tires, Wet Oks, LED map lights and dome, LED gauge mod
    Welcome to Texas um I mean hell. I would love to live in WA. Been up there a few times and it was beautiful. Here it's hot, hotter just to damn hot.

    Don't know much about hunting tho, but I know A lot of guys around here do hunt. So maybe they will chime in.
     
  3. Oct 3, 2012 at 7:29 PM
    #3
    tex

    tex Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2007
    Member:
    #2042
    Messages:
    3,460
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Aaron
    Arlington, TX
    Vehicle:
    2015 4 Runner Trail
    Not sure on the lenght of time before you can get a resident hunting license. Most hunting land is private but there are some public opportunities. The TPWD website has a lot of info. You might have decent luck getting permission to hunt hogs and predators from land owners.
    The commute to Austin from FT Hood would be way too far for me to consider.
    If you have a CDL you should be able to find a job a little farther south within the Eagle Ford Shale. Also there is a shortage of drivers all over the country.
     
  4. Oct 6, 2012 at 11:45 AM
    #4
    mgrace

    mgrace Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2012
    Member:
    #77111
    Messages:
    27
    Gender:
    Male
    Central Texas
    Vehicle:
    01 do everything truck
    2.5 inch lift, K&N, BFG AT, dents
    I live near Ft Hood and it takes an hour to get to Austin. With a CDL you can get a job quickly hauling roadbase. Hunting is a pay to play deal here, unlike public land states. I hunt preds on Hood. Unfortunately we cannot simply go out to the desert wheeling or shooting like in AZ. Pm me when you are ready and I can help on the pred hunting.

    Mike
     
  5. Oct 6, 2012 at 11:47 AM
    #5
    jjew18

    jjew18 the Nightman cometh!

    Joined:
    May 17, 2009
    Member:
    #17315
    Messages:
    6,234
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    John
    Alliance Airport
    Vehicle:
    05 PreRunner SR5 LUXURY YEAR
    Added extra awesomeness to its original awesomeness.
  6. Oct 8, 2012 at 6:51 PM
    #6
    4OYOTER

    4OYOTER [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2011
    Member:
    #67633
    Messages:
    420
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Alan
    Cedar Park, TX
    Vehicle:
    Tacoma
    Thanks for the help guys. Mgrace, I will PM you soon
     
  7. Oct 8, 2012 at 7:01 PM
    #7
    TacoRun

    TacoRun Subd for later..

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2010
    Member:
    #32808
    Messages:
    2,611
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Luis
    Edinburg,Texas
    Vehicle:
    TRD off road, Magnetic Gray
    Pop Lock, Ranch Hand brush guard
    You might want to start searching for work in Temple. I know HEB groceries just opened up a new dc in that area. Come to think of it Temple is full of distribution centers for groceries. Good luck and welcome to Texas.

    FYI traffic on i35 is a BITCH!
     
  8. Oct 8, 2012 at 7:10 PM
    #8
    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2008
    Member:
    #10148
    Messages:
    35,620
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Tucson, AZ
    Vehicle:
    09 TRD OR S/C 4x4
    TRD S/C, Full OME Suspension, LR UCAs, Relentless Front Bumper, Derpwerx Fab HC Rear Bumper, 285/75/16 Revos, XD Hoss Wheels, Safari Snorkel, Infiniti FX-R HID Retrofit, Airbags in rear, Optima Yellow top, Besttop, All-Pro Skid, All-Pro HD Sliders
    Welcome to TX... Killeen sucks, but you'll figure that out soon enough :)
     
  9. Oct 13, 2012 at 3:21 PM
    #9
    tacohound

    tacohound Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2012
    Member:
    #69828
    Messages:
    284
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andy
    Cape Cod
    Vehicle:
    2011 DCSB TRD Sport
    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
    killeen sucks!. Im stationed on Ft. Hood. ive heard about the 6 month resident hunting permit deal but i dont hunt. I fish though but for me its free cause of the whole military thing. I know that there are guys in austin what meet up every last sunday of the month. havent been able to get out there yet though. search for the austin monthly meet and you should be able to find it. hope this helps.
     
  10. Oct 13, 2012 at 8:41 PM
    #10
    0LyRunner

    0LyRunner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Member:
    #77026
    Messages:
    300
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steven
    DuPont, WA
    Vehicle:
    2009 PreRunner DCSB
    ProComp ES9000 and ES6000 3' Lift with Rear AAL, 16" Tuff A/T's, with 295/75/R16 BFG A/T KO's, Satoshi TRD Signature Grill, Spyder Halo-Projector Headlights, EZ Down Tailgate, EZ Lift Hood, WeatherTech Floor Liners, Sockmonkey All Black Bed Side Decals & 3RD Brake Light TRD Sticker, Engine Cover Custom Painted, Red Calipers, Undercover Classic, [Plasti-Dipped: Lower Valence, Fog Light Housing, Emblems, Rims], Side Steps, Center Console & Glove Box Divider, Seat belt ding (off).
    I'm Stationed here at Ft. Hood like many, I live in Temple tho. I haven't seen any meets around the area but I think we should come up with something. I have chilled with Battle Pope before I know he would be down.

    I see so many Taco's around post its sad that we haven't all gotten together. Hit me up tho we can figure something out, same with you tacohound. And welcome!
     
  11. Oct 14, 2012 at 7:51 AM
    #11
    tacohound

    tacohound Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2012
    Member:
    #69828
    Messages:
    284
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andy
    Cape Cod
    Vehicle:
    2011 DCSB TRD Sport
    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
    im down for a meet up sometime, im surprised with how many there around here, what side are you on. 1st cav or 3 cr.
     
  12. Oct 15, 2012 at 8:44 AM
    #12
    0LyRunner

    0LyRunner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Member:
    #77026
    Messages:
    300
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steven
    DuPont, WA
    Vehicle:
    2009 PreRunner DCSB
    ProComp ES9000 and ES6000 3' Lift with Rear AAL, 16" Tuff A/T's, with 295/75/R16 BFG A/T KO's, Satoshi TRD Signature Grill, Spyder Halo-Projector Headlights, EZ Down Tailgate, EZ Lift Hood, WeatherTech Floor Liners, Sockmonkey All Black Bed Side Decals & 3RD Brake Light TRD Sticker, Engine Cover Custom Painted, Red Calipers, Undercover Classic, [Plasti-Dipped: Lower Valence, Fog Light Housing, Emblems, Rims], Side Steps, Center Console & Glove Box Divider, Seat belt ding (off).
    Yeah I know right, it can be as simple as hitting up a restraunt.

    I'm on 1st Cav side, I'm in 2-8Cav. Currently in WLC tho (almost done)
    What about you?
     
  13. Oct 15, 2012 at 10:06 AM
    #13
    tacohound

    tacohound Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2012
    Member:
    #69828
    Messages:
    284
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andy
    Cape Cod
    Vehicle:
    2011 DCSB TRD Sport
    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
    im on 3cr side. ive thought about putting flyers on tacomas around here to get more taco owners aware that we are a tight nit group.
     
  14. Oct 16, 2012 at 6:16 AM
    #14
    0LyRunner

    0LyRunner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Member:
    #77026
    Messages:
    300
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steven
    DuPont, WA
    Vehicle:
    2009 PreRunner DCSB
    ProComp ES9000 and ES6000 3' Lift with Rear AAL, 16" Tuff A/T's, with 295/75/R16 BFG A/T KO's, Satoshi TRD Signature Grill, Spyder Halo-Projector Headlights, EZ Down Tailgate, EZ Lift Hood, WeatherTech Floor Liners, Sockmonkey All Black Bed Side Decals & 3RD Brake Light TRD Sticker, Engine Cover Custom Painted, Red Calipers, Undercover Classic, [Plasti-Dipped: Lower Valence, Fog Light Housing, Emblems, Rims], Side Steps, Center Console & Glove Box Divider, Seat belt ding (off).

    Haha totally thought about the same thing. And not meaning to thread jack but this is the first newcomers post around here that got some replies.

    I hardly get the chance to drive my taco onto hood cuz the gas but dude totally down to start something up in the ft hood area with y'all. :cool:
     
  15. Oct 17, 2012 at 4:35 PM
    #15
    tacohound

    tacohound Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2012
    Member:
    #69828
    Messages:
    284
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andy
    Cape Cod
    Vehicle:
    2011 DCSB TRD Sport
    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
    lets do it up sometime. Any others on the great place down?
     
  16. Oct 18, 2012 at 12:23 PM
    #16
    fergutroid

    fergutroid Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2009
    Member:
    #22529
    Messages:
    25
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Wes
    Belton Texas
    Vehicle:
    Prerunner Rad Red
    cabin air filter, console vault, tailgate hose clamp mod, 2009 tails, 2009 factory radio, debadge tailgate, 2009 tailgate, scooped hood, painted bumpers, painted grill, so far...
    Welcome to Central Texas. No better place...
     
  17. Oct 18, 2012 at 4:37 PM
    #17
    0LyRunner

    0LyRunner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Member:
    #77026
    Messages:
    300
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steven
    DuPont, WA
    Vehicle:
    2009 PreRunner DCSB
    ProComp ES9000 and ES6000 3' Lift with Rear AAL, 16" Tuff A/T's, with 295/75/R16 BFG A/T KO's, Satoshi TRD Signature Grill, Spyder Halo-Projector Headlights, EZ Down Tailgate, EZ Lift Hood, WeatherTech Floor Liners, Sockmonkey All Black Bed Side Decals & 3RD Brake Light TRD Sticker, Engine Cover Custom Painted, Red Calipers, Undercover Classic, [Plasti-Dipped: Lower Valence, Fog Light Housing, Emblems, Rims], Side Steps, Center Console & Glove Box Divider, Seat belt ding (off).

    Just found this thread with someone producing awesome cards to hand out to Tacoma owners that might not be on TW yet.

    They look awesome and are a good price so I placed my order for 50 of them to let some central texans know and I am gonna start a Ft. Hood thread here shortly
     
  18. Oct 18, 2012 at 4:40 PM
    #18
    neontrail

    neontrail ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2008
    Member:
    #5844
    Messages:
    10,155
    Gender:
    Male
    Idaho
    Vehicle:
    2004 NISSAN XTERRA XE/SE
    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......
    i'll send you more then 50 :)
     
  19. Oct 18, 2012 at 4:51 PM
    #19
    0LyRunner

    0LyRunner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Member:
    #77026
    Messages:
    300
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steven
    DuPont, WA
    Vehicle:
    2009 PreRunner DCSB
    ProComp ES9000 and ES6000 3' Lift with Rear AAL, 16" Tuff A/T's, with 295/75/R16 BFG A/T KO's, Satoshi TRD Signature Grill, Spyder Halo-Projector Headlights, EZ Down Tailgate, EZ Lift Hood, WeatherTech Floor Liners, Sockmonkey All Black Bed Side Decals & 3RD Brake Light TRD Sticker, Engine Cover Custom Painted, Red Calipers, Undercover Classic, [Plasti-Dipped: Lower Valence, Fog Light Housing, Emblems, Rims], Side Steps, Center Console & Glove Box Divider, Seat belt ding (off).
    Thanks Neon! Those were exactly what I was looking for, cant believe I found them and you make them, even better!


    :eek: I made a Fort Hood BS Thread lets start this going guys and I posted the link for the cards on there as well. :eek:
     
To Top