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    09-14-2017, 09:17 AM
    Nope. That's the whole problem. You have no idea what you're going to get. Again, my problem was empty and disorganized bins. The idea that they will...
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    09-13-2017, 07:36 PM
    Or Khaki pants or jeans or.......... My wife did not make typical clothes. She mostly made children cloths. She made them then did something...
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    09-13-2017, 02:40 PM
    Agreed, but places like Walmart do carry some sewing stuff and so with declining demand and the competition of one stop shopping for cheap Chinese...
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    09-13-2017, 11:47 AM
    Similar problem though. My wife sews. Quite talented in fact. All the fabric stores have closed up and gone away here. Nothing local. Have to drive...
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    09-08-2017, 08:50 AM
    Update, got the scope on the gun. Looks great and 'period correct'. I know that it is kind of silly, but I've got my other 'functional' deer rifles...
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    09-06-2017, 10:18 AM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    I may have used the word blade but I meant chain. Regular Stihl 025, same as 250.
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    09-05-2017, 02:13 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    My accident was kick down (or over, to be precise). I have felt kick back and kick down before. What scares me (now) about what happened to me is...
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    09-03-2017, 03:49 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    One would assume the various ratings would account for that. Even the cheaper pants carry safety ratings comparable to the more expensive ones. But I...
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    09-01-2017, 06:56 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    Again, I have no problem paying for quality. I do have a problem with assuming something is higher quality just because it costs more. I typically...
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    08-31-2017, 09:54 PM
    I am in Rock Hill. Is that in Newport? I'll look into. Have seen it before but assumed it was a wholesale facility. I did some Google searches on...
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    08-31-2017, 09:16 AM
    I love McMaster Carr but you often have to buy a larger volume of fasteners than you need and high grade hardware can be expensive. I did find out...
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    08-30-2017, 08:54 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    I found some for $320. So by that logic those are the ones I should get right? I mean they're 3 times more expensive than the Stihl brand so they...
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    08-30-2017, 03:41 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    Not sure about snakes either. I remember early bullet proof vests that would not stop a knife. Chainsaw chaps bind up a saw chain, not sure how...
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    08-30-2017, 03:39 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    No way chaps will help much with chiggers. ;-)
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    08-29-2017, 08:19 PM
    My family opened and owned the local hardware store in the small city I live in. I think it was opened in the late 1800's. My Dad worked there when...
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    08-29-2017, 05:30 PM
    I could spend hours in a place like that and solve problems I didn't even know that I had! Wish we had something like that around here.
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    08-29-2017, 09:47 AM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    Well, that's what I was asking about. Not sure there is such a thing and most folks assume more money = more safety. It might in this case. Still not...
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    08-29-2017, 09:04 AM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    I've never had any control issues with my little 250. Until I did. The thing that still amazes me about this incident is that it happened so fast...
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    08-28-2017, 07:23 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    I watched the video. Not exactly a very well set up or controlled test. However, I still think the take home message is layers. Which makes sense....
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    08-28-2017, 06:31 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    Well, he's my daughter's husband and I think she's going to put him in the poor house as it is.:laughing:
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    08-28-2017, 06:30 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    Good points. Tired sneaks up on me faster than it used to. As for going to the trouble of wearing them, I will do that and have always intended to,...
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    08-28-2017, 03:26 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    Thanks for the responses guys. Let me clarify: I'm not debating about the merits of getting gear or not getting gear. I knew I needed them, and knew...
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    08-28-2017, 11:35 AM
    N80 started a thread Chainsaw chaps. in Rural Living
    Was using my Stihl 18" chainsaw this weekend clearing brush and small trees. Was tired. It was thick with lots of vines and branches. Felt something...
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    08-28-2017, 11:27 AM
    I actually just did it by hand. Was able to get under there and could see that there wasn't anything to hit. Slow and careful. Small bit then larger...
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    08-28-2017, 11:23 AM
    Went to HD out of desperation. I actually found most of what I needed but it was all scattered around and disorganized. Needed a few 7/16-20 nuts....
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About N80
Biography:
Citadel (86), Med School, USAF, kids, private practice
Location (City, State):
SC
Interests:
Hunting, Photography, RC Trucks, Southern Literature
Occupation:
MD
Real Name:
George Barron
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
Kubota L4400 4wd w/LA 703 FEL
Attachments:
FEL, JD LX-6 rotary cutter, old 7' JD pull type rotary cutter, Bush Hog SBX72 box blade, No-name two bottom plow, Leinbach 7' disk
Hours:
130
Lot Size:
250 acres

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George
South Carolina

"What is truth?" Pontius Pilate

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