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    05-18-2018, 11:32 AM
    As long as that is all you are doing in the corner.... :rolleyes::laughing::laughing::laughing: This topic pops up on the boat forums frequently...
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    05-18-2018, 09:40 AM
    This post should stir things up a bit. :shocked::laughing::laughing::laughing: As other's have said, check what your county/state will allow, and...
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    05-16-2018, 03:36 PM
    Absolutely. I started retirement saving as early as I could, not as much as I wanted, but I started. There was not much money in the retirement...
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    05-16-2018, 12:18 PM
    Exactly. Just hope our plans go as planned. As they say, The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men.... :shocked::laughing::laughing::laughing: ...
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    05-16-2018, 11:19 AM
    In our case, I don't think Obamacare will be in its present form when we retire, so it is all but impossible to plan around. Flip side, IN OUR CASE,...
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    05-14-2018, 05:49 PM
    dmccarty replied to a thread Not again! in Rural Living
    We have had the same problem with contractors working on a neighbors house. I don't begrudge going to the bathroom but at least bury the paper. ...
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    05-14-2018, 11:13 AM
    dmccarty replied to a thread Not again! in Rural Living
    When we lived in the city we paid to have trash picked up at the house as part of our water bill. There was a collection center we could use at no...
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    05-14-2018, 09:27 AM
    dmccarty replied to a thread Not again! in Rural Living
    The first big trash problem I saw, or at least can remember, was up in the Kentucky mountains, especially out on fire roads. The amount of trash,...
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    05-10-2018, 09:24 AM
    Back in the day, floating docks in FLA where built out of 2x lumber, boards and styrofoam blocks. I suppose the poles would work but they would be...
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    05-08-2018, 09:44 AM
    First time in one of the TBN retirement conversations where I have seen this mentioned. We have a decent amount of money in retirement savings. ...
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    05-07-2018, 09:57 AM
    dmccarty replied to a thread Your Land is my Land in Rural Living
    No, being rational and basing possibilities on the "neighbors" irrational actions. We had a "neighbor" who took down all of the flagging marking...
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    05-06-2018, 12:01 PM
    dmccarty replied to a thread Your Land is my Land in Rural Living
    Yes. ^^^ On the day the surveyor visits the OP needs to be there. Having said that, if the "neighbor" sees the surveyor he will likely get...
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    05-05-2018, 01:20 PM
    dmccarty replied to a thread Your Land is my Land in Rural Living
    Get the survey completed and then see a lawyer. A simple letter from the lawyer MIGHT resolve the issue. Maybe. Back in 2002, a TBNer started...
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    05-05-2018, 12:58 PM
    I hope/plan to retire no later than 62 and plan on getting my SS payments at 62. The retirement conversations we have had on TBN over the years...
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    05-05-2018, 11:25 AM
    When we were looking to buy rural land, we went to see a house that was almost 100 years old and on a 50 acre parcel. There was another 50 acres...
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    05-04-2018, 09:58 AM
    This ^^^ is a big issue to consider. We are one mile from a cell tower and since we are on a hill we look almost directly at the red beacon light...
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    05-04-2018, 09:31 AM
    If the property lines you are trying to find are in woods, the GPS position can be off by dozens of feet. I have tried to use my GPS to find the...
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    04-29-2018, 10:50 AM
    Yep. As a parent, one is rolling the dice to some extent. I have seen the same thing in families where you wonder how the kids came from the same...
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    04-29-2018, 10:34 AM
    Saw my first humming bird this week for a fleeting second or two. Have not seen another one sense then. I did see a owl both in the evening and...
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    04-27-2018, 09:40 AM
    That just goes to prove how long THEY have been poisoning us! :shocked::eek::confused3: ;) Later, Dan
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    04-24-2018, 07:03 PM
    I saw FMJ when it first came out. A friend and I got to the movie a bit late, it was BIG theater, much bigger than what we have today, and the...
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    04-22-2018, 11:13 AM
    The people who I have known who lived in New York state, would say they were from Up State NY even though they were just up river from NYC. My...
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    04-20-2018, 04:22 PM
    The people in the Amazon basin where using charcoal to add fertility to the soil. They would grind up the charcoal into little, itty, bitty, grit...
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    04-20-2018, 08:53 AM
    dmccarty replied to a thread Now I have a beaver? in Rural Living
    BCP beat me to it. :thumbsup: Put in a pond leveler which is nothing more than a long pipe sticking through the beaver dam. The ones I have seen...
    57 replies | 2612 view(s)
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About dmccarty
Location (City, State):
Triangle Of North Carolina
Real Name:
Dan McCarty
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
JD 4700
Attachments:
4n1 FEL, JD 48 back hoe, box blade, rotary cutter, 3PH wood splitter, and pallet forks.
Hours:
700 as of 1/2007 and climbing rapidly
Lot Size:
45ish acres of woods and house. Growing pine for money and getting to serious about and apple orchard....

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