well ive been watching some you tube vids of the big steak ranch in texas. home of the 76 ozer free to those whom eat it and its sides of salad shrimp cocktail and tater in an hr. any of you texans ever succedded? or tried? the record for years was frank pastore cincinatti red pitcher. ate the meal in 9 1/2 min. and a 11 year old boy. 79 year old grandmother. and new record is 7 min by a competive eater. i would like to try it. just not sure if i could. other night i gave it a practice run. 2.68 lb beef roast. ate it. but no sides. not sure if i could have ate more. WOW! amazing how some can eat so much. this is the one i ate. in 30 min but im not sure if even another 30 i could have ate 2lbs more + sides.oooh: pic dont do it justice. it was 2"+ thick. a $9.50 chuck roast cooked over apple wood just like a steak,lol. if you guys and gals havent noticed. i an in the diner alot,lol. i love meat!!!!!!!!!!! second pic is the real deal. at the big texan!