Bumper replacement options??

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I’m looking at replacing front/rear bumpers. Looking for that perfect blend of protection/off-roading/wench capability. I live in Texas so I need deer/pig protection but like to off-road. My last F-250 had the Ranch hand bumpers which were great for protection but not off-roading. I’m looking at the Fab Four matrix series but I’m wondering how great they are for animal strikes. If anyone has any other suggestions/pics of current setups etc., it would be much appreciated.
 

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Addictive Desert Designs, that's what I run on mine. You can get it with or without winch options.

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Addictive Desert Designs, that's what I run on mine. You can get it with or without winch options.

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Yeah that’s who I was going to mention. I love they their bumpers are more tucked in than many of the others. Though you are still gonna loose your grille and hood in the case of a suicidal deer. But I like ADD alot
 
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Yeah that’s who I was going to mention. I love they their bumpers are more tucked in than many of the others. Though you are still gonna loose your grille and hood in the case of a suicidal deer. But I like ADD alot
Yeah that’s who I was going to mention. I love they their bumpers are more tucked in than many of the others. Though you are still gonna loose your grille and hood in the case of a suicidal deer. But I like ADD alot
Addictive Desert Designs, that's what I run on mine. You can get it with or without winch options.

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Yeah that’s who I was going to mention. I love they their bumpers are more tucked in than many of the others. Though you are still gonna loose your grille and hood in the case of a suicidal deer. But I like ADD alot
I do like the ADD looks the best, plus the approach angle looks great. Just minimal protection. So hard to find that perfect blend...
 

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I do like the ADD looks the best, plus the approach angle looks great. Just minimal protection. So hard to find that perfect blend...

ADD used to make an F250 pre-runner bumper that had a light bar loop, which offered more protection. I had it on my 2018 Raptor. ADD said they don't sell enough F250 bumpers to make it :(

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I can get you more photos if you want to see different angles. It’s tight against truck, setup for winch and light bars plus lighter than a full RH replacement. My only complaint to this point is you lose your tow hooks.
 

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I’m looking at replacing front/rear bumpers. Looking for that perfect blend of protection/off-roading/wench capability. I live in Texas so I need deer/pig protection but like to off-road. My last F-250 had the Ranch hand bumpers which were great for protection but not off-roading. I’m looking at the Fab Four matrix series but I’m wondering how great they are for animal strikes. If anyone has any other suggestions/pics of current setups etc., it would be much appreciated.
Are ur current bumpers color match?
 

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Those are heavy duty for sure. Do they make one that “tucks up” nice and tight? Custom build??

You might check-out Trail Ready bumpers. They're owned by BuckStop Bumpers. BuckStop is for the guy that wants a Real Bumper. I've seen in person what hitting a Moose will do to a Dodge Truck with a BuckStop bumper. It was brutal, but the truck remained drivable. It's how I learned about these Bumpers.
 

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I like the look of this https://trailreadybumpers.com/bumpers/full-guard-2017-current-super-duty-f250-350-f450-f550/

trail ready is the same company as buckstop

I messaged them and they said they're ready to make a rock crawler bumper (best approach angles) for a 2017+ https://trailreadybumpers.com/bumpers/superduty-rock-crawler-bumper-2011-2016-super-duty-f250-f350/

I bet they could add protection to that too

everything else looks obnoxious, IMO
Trail Ready bumpers are awesome. They're owned by BuckStop Bumpers.
 
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You might check-out Trail Ready bumpers. They're owned by BuckStop Bumpers. BuckStop is for the guy that wants a Real Bumper. I've seen in person what hitting a Moose will do to a Dodge Truck with a BuckStop bumper. It was brutal, but the truck remained drivable. It's how I learned about these Bumpers.
I drive a lot at night in rural Texas, have had some close calls. Agreed animal strikes are nasty and can/will do major damage!
 

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I’ve been looking at the Fab Fours ... either the Premium or the Matrix, both with the Prerunner Loop. I do like the look of the ADD ones as well and now I’m headed over to check out the Trail Ready bumpers thanks to this thread.
 
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I can get you more photos if you want to see different angles. It’s tight against truck, setup for winch and light bars plus lighter than a full RH replacement. My only complaint to this point is you lose your tow hooks.
If you wouldn’t mind throwing a side view in that would be great. Nice looking truck, love the black and white.
 
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