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    There's no possible justification for throwing...

    There's no possible justification for throwing BBs, or anything else, out the window and 'hoping' the 'right' vehicle gets hit. Even if such a 'homing' device, that 'guided' the BB to the correct...
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    Re: My Weekend Tow Story

    Wouldn't it have been easier to simply move the mirrors slightly until the guy passes you? :confused:
  3. Re: 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans

    There is no study that indicates no risk.


    If your only criterium is 'no risk', nothing will convince you.



    This all reminds me of the people who claim the MMR vaccine causes autism. Their...
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    Re: GN hitches, likes and dislikes?

    We had a similar GN hitch. Hated it.

    Over time;
    1. The steel pins and the cotter pins became more and more difficult to install.
    2. The rails became clogged with damps, rotting leaves and mulch....
  5. Roundup does not cause cancer. Click Here...

    Roundup does not cause cancer. Click Here
  6. Re: 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans

    As are people who believe the government has no business micro-managing anyone's diet.
  7. Re: 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans

    Who said it does? I did not. In fact, individual members of the group sharing the risk have no ability to affect the premium, what's covered, which determines the premium, etc.


    Since most people...
  8. Re: 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans

    Sadly, the current environment of shared risk, this is no longer true. If you are a member of a health insurance risk pool that includes members with very poor eating habits, your rates will increase.
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    Re: TC29DA Coolant Change/Deere Cool-Gard II

    Depends on how old you are. :laughing:
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    Re: Storm scare....I need some thoughts/opinions

    A distant cousin of...

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    Re: How dangerous is YOUR PTO?

    Please remember this is a Owning Operating forum, not Gruesome Photo forum.
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    Re: Well repairs,,, OUCH!!

    Post #30

    Well is 425' deep, pump sits at 400', static water level is 370' so pump only has 30' of water above it. I understand it's a low capacity well. The problem is I believe I have a pump that...
  13. Re: Is this solder on wires? How do i unsplice wires?

    You're welcome. I'm glad the torch worked for you. :)

    Wire nuts would work for me.
  14. Re: Is this solder on wires? How do i unsplice wires?

    While I was referring to a small torch, given the tight space, a soldering iron/gun would be the safer choice.
  15. Re: Is this solder on wires? How do i unsplice wires?

    Yep, that's solder. Heat it up. It might be tricky since the wires are twisted together. It might be easier if you have some help, one person to heat the solder joint, preferably with a small butane...
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    Re: What happened to my thread?

    Yes, it's possible, but not worth the trouble for the few times this happens.
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    Re: TC29DA Coolant Change/Deere Cool-Gard II

    I used Peak Final Charge Pre Mix in my TC25D. Lifetime anti-freeze.
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    Re: The Great Grease Gun Coupler Showdown

    Ditto.

    I have a Lincoln cordless grease gun. I can't remember the last time I used a lever grease gun. Too many zerks, in too many places, a solid tube grease gun would not fit.
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    Re: GN hitches, likes and dislikes?

    Thanks for the explanation. :) I had read C4Ranch's other thread about his new truck and knew he had bought a short bed and had mentioned Curt hitches.

    We had a GN horse trailer with a short bed...
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    Re: GN hitches, likes and dislikes?

    I believe C4Ranch was asking about the specific hitch he posted a link to. :) He bought a short bed, btw.

    Just curious, why would the front of the trailer make a difference, square versus tapered?
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    Re: Average MPH based on engine hours???

    As Aaron posted earlier, if the number is in the 20s, it indicates a lot of time at low speeds and idling.
  22. Thread: New GPS

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    Re: New GPS

    If you're lucky. :(

    When I bought my last car (used) I negotiated a map upgrade as part of the purchase. The map upgrade alone was $200 and only the dealer can install it, off a USB drive. Add...
  23. Re: Traded my Silverado 2500HD DMax for a Ram 3500 Cummins/ Aisin

    Very nice looking truck!

    Interesting Dodge offers the GN prep package as an option on a short bed.
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    Re: I need a diesel transfer tank (opinions wanted)

    LBrown59 has not posted since 11/12/2013, so odds are he won't be replying. :(
  25. Thread: New GPS

    by MikePA
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    Re: New GPS

    A third reason is cell carriers typically require a monthly data plan with a smartphone. At $20 per month (AT&T 300 MB/month), the payoff for a nice Garmin Nuvi ($150) with lifetime maps and...
  26. Thread: New GPS

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    Re: New GPS

    There are several reasons for a standalone GPS unit;

    1. Poor, or no, cell service where the person travels a lot.
    2. In the case of the OP, no smartphone.
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    Re: Forum Update - Test it out

    Ditto. It's easier to click on the thread title than the tiny, little icon to the left of the thread title. :)
  28. Thread: New GPS

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    Re: New GPS

    Most newer smartphones have GPS and Map apps. Is that an option?
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    Re: New GPS

    Yes, modern models have more current maps, including POIs. Can the map file on your TomTom be updated?
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    Re: Forum Update - Test it out

    While a workaround, there are several mobile device browsers that let you identify them as a desktop browser. Atomic Web, Perfect Web, and iCabMobile are three of them. Here's the Atomic Web browser...
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    Re: TC18 Wheel Paint

    "Give a man a fish and he eats for a day...."
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    Re: TC18 Wheel Paint

    I am sure this information is available at Messick's website. I know I've purchased paint for the wheels on my TC25D. As I recall, it was available in spray and brush on.
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    Re: Loose throttle on TC33D

    Messick's site has a great breakdown of all components. I bet they will show these parts.
  34. Thread: New X 300

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    Re: New X 300

    TBN is not a typical discussion forum. Habits and attitudes learned and formed at other sites will not be successful here.
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    Re: Tundra vs. Chevy

    From TireRack:

    "Industry standards dictate tires with the ST designation are speed rated to 65 MPH (104 km/h) under normal inflation and load conditions.

    However Goodyear Marathon and Power...
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    Re: Who rides motorcycles?

    This is taught in the Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses and it is called counter steering, not just steering, because it's counter intuitive and inexperienced riders are injured/die when they...
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    Re: TractorByNet on a Windows 8 Phone

    Happens every time, regardless of topic, when one 'experts' desire is to be confrontational instead of informational and insults anyone who disagrees with them.:(
  38. Re: Swapping Tuff Torq K65 or K66 for a K71 or K72

    The x310 has a K58 transaxle.
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    Re: Avast Anti Virus and TractorByNet

    I solved the problem by not running Windows and using AdBlock :)
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    Re: Which type, then brand of framing nailer?

    I use a Paslode cordless framing nailer. Works great and no air hose to drag around. For PT wood, I use stainless steel nails. I quit using clipped head nails long ago and only use offset head nails...
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    Re: hydraulic post driver help

    It's not clear whether it could 'drive an 8 inch post no problem';

    1. On the International
    2. On the Belarus before the OP made the changes



    I'm not out to start an argument. My goal was...
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    All these posts suggest great things to check or...

    All these posts suggest great things to check or do.

    However, I have worked in IT my entire career which involves a lot of problem solving. Many of the technical people want to dive into reacting...
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    Re: hydraulic post driver help

    Assuming I understand your posts correctly, the only thing that changed from the pounder working fine, to it not working, was you changed the return line.

    Correct?

    If so, that's where your...
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    Re: What happened to This Old House? omg

    The fact that TOH went upscale never bothered me. I could still learn techniques from the show, learn about new products, etc. The rest of the show was interesting and entertaining. Plus, by the time...
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    Re: $800+ for a 2015 F-150 tail light...

    Already been discussed, ad nauseum, in this thread, which had to be closed. No need to re-hash it.
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    Re: NH TC30 - Downloadable Owner/operator manual?

    You'll have to explain what you're referring to. What is beeping?
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    Re: Jacking up a vehicle for an oil change

    I've never heard them referred to as "Gear Teeth". I've referred to them as 'Ratchet Jack Stands" and if you Google that you'll see some more examples.

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    EDIT: Missed the bolded words in...
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    Re: Diesel prices in your area?

    FACT: Also known as supply and demand.


    See previous fact.
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    Re: drill your own well?

    Why don't you want to dig a trench?

    I highly doubt you're going to be able to dig your own well in the Pgh area and if you can, the gpm won't be enough. You will find plenty of uses for a 'real'...
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    Re: TBN's so-called FF policy

    TBN is a Family Friendly Site, Click Here for the Guidelines.

    Posts containing masked profanity are not done by accident any more than are political posts outside the Friendly Politics forum are....
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    Re: Jacking up a vehicle for an oil change

    It wasn't mentioned. Seems pretty obvious that all of the steps from the article should have been mentioned.

    I use ramps with our two cars. No need for ramps to change the oil and filter on my...
  52. Thread: Dead TC29D

    by MikePA
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    Traction Re: Dead TC29D

    thcri - When you hooked up the charger, did you hook the negative cable to the negative post or the frame? If the post, connect it to the frame to see if that gets everything working, particularly...
  53. Is there any way to connect an external...

    Is there any way to connect an external thermostat? Many of them are wireless and can be controlled via a smartphone app.
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    Re: Annoying Pop up adds.

    No issues using Safari or Chrome, each with AdBlock. As Aaron said several weeks ago, the problem is not with TBN.
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    Re: Clickable ad at page bottom overlaps......

    No problem using Chrome with Adblock.
  56. Re: Moms car stolen today while at Doctor's office for a checkup...

    The location of the phone number is irrelevant. Lots of people have cell numbers unrelated to where they are geographically.

    Tires have serial numbers. Are they on your receipt?

    Finally,...
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    Re: Parking lot damage

    Sadly, it's not odd at all. The insurance company multiplies the current book value of the car by a certain percentage (75%?) and if the repair costs are more, the car is totaled.
  58. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    I don't and I don't know anyone who does.

    When will you be open carrying while riding your bicycle? Or will you ask your wife to? Be sure to ride where a police officer sees you.
  59. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    People hate lawyers until they need one.

    Since you've received the opinion of ONE police officer, when will you start riding your bicycle openly carrying?
  60. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    The obvious solution is to ask a lawyer, who would both know the law and be able to determine if there's any case law.
  61. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    Here's a graphic for future reference.

    Remember this each time you feel the urge to ask for additional information that should be obvious. :laughing:

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  62. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    Come on coobie, of all the places people can ride bikes, e.g., cities, suburbs, bike paths, mountain biking, etc., it should be obvious it was for distance rides on rural roads without guys along....
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    Re: Virus problem recently

    More information is needed. What kind of activity.
  64. Re: How to keep gooseneck trailer electric cable from getting caught in bumper?

    When we towed a GN horse trailer, the plug was on the side of the bed, actually in the plastic bedliner.
  65. Re: How important is spelling and punctuation to you?

    Is this guy? :D

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    Re: Diesel truck with best MPG

    The 7.3 engines didn't have any problems at the beginning? Some people are comparing the 7.3 at the end of its run to the 6.0 near the beginning.

    P.S.
    Before anyone accuses me of being a...
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    Re: Diesel truck with best MPG

    While there's no question newer diesels are more complicated, primarily due to emission regulations, what facts are there to support they have 'no longevity'?
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    No offense, but it doesn't matter what you're buying, NS said their DoS monitoring software was triggered. DoS software doesn't just alert on a flooding attack, it looks for lots of different...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    Is there a way to randomize the uploads?

    Just curious what the purpose of uploading to a website every 5 minutes is? I ask because you might be able to accomplish the same thing with an email, a...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    And I am telling you I know what DoS monitoring software looks for. It does look at frequency. It does look for patterns, e.g., every 5 minutes, or any other repeating pattern. Why would you believe...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    I get it. You're leaving NS because you're mad at them for taking too long to identify the problem, not allowing what you think was a simple solution and not being able to say when you'll get out of...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    I wasn't clear.

    The ever changing threat environment made what you were doing for years turn from innocent to being a threat.

    It wouldn't surprise me that any repeating ftp process like you're...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    Was their concern the frequency or ftp?

    Just curious why so frequent?

    With the ever changing hacker threat environment, the fact you've been doing it for years is, no offense meant,...
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    Then the only difference between diesel and gasoline is operating costs, which is still higher for the diesel. Copperhead's conclusion still stands.
  75. Re: Article From Reuter's: Rent walkouts point to strains in U.S. farm economy

    Who or what has determined foods containing processed fat, sugars and salts are addictive?
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    Re: Dealing with pipes freezing?

    How long is this run of copper pipe?

    Is taking the ceiling tiles down enough to get through this winter?

    Is it the only run that is close to the outside?

    Does this run feed a radiator above...
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    Re: Dealing with pipes freezing?

    You're welcome. Give Heatline a call or send them an email. Describe your situation and they will recommend the right solution, probably Paladin for Pipe. For those in the northeast, Paladin for...
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    Re: Dealing with pipes freezing?

    I use Heatline products on my hydrant at the barn and sump pump output pipe. Works very well. Too many (all?) heat tapes are recommended only for pipes with water in them, so were not an option for...
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    I don't own a diesel car or truck nor do I judge and insult people who do, with or without a tuner.
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    More torque and hp mean safer towing, the ability to keep up with traffic and not become a rolling roadblock. If everyone else on the road were driving 1957 model vehicles, a 318 would make sense.
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    GVWR - Click for Wikipedia definition
    GCWR - Click for Wikipedia definition

    Matches Chris' explanation (not that there was any doubt :))
  82. Thread: GMC/Chev 1500

    by MikePA
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    Re: GMC/Chev 1500

    Would a 2500 or 2500HD be better for plowing?
  83. Thread: Logging in

    by MikePA
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    Re: Logging in

    There are 2 'actors' in problems like this; The website and the browser someone is using. If a feature, like Remember Me, works for most people, then odds are it's a problem with the users browser....
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    Re: Parking lot damage

    Why wouldn't you report it to your insurance company and let them fight with the box store, if they believe they might be liable?
  85. Re: Ever started after gelled fuel without removing fuel filter?

    I posted the OPs first post. It was winter fuel.

    What do you recommend in this situation?
  86. Re: Ever started after gelled fuel without removing fuel filter?

    1. You need fuel.
    2. Winter blend is not available.
    3. There's some left in the tank when winter arrives.

    Logic 001.
  87. Re: Ever started after gelled fuel without removing fuel filter?

    Why some people can't understand how summer fuel could remain in the tank when winter arrives and then requires the use of treatments designed for such situations is beyond me.
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    Re: Blizzard 2015 Boston

    Three questions;

    1. Define nasty.
    2. Where does the water from the ice melters end up?
    3. Is it treated before ending up where it ends up?

    I ask these questions because storm water drainage...
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    Re: Radio Shack Bankruptcy 2015

    I long for the days of resistors, diodes, capacitors and vacuum tubes....not. Too much of what Radio Shack was trying to sell, no one needed. At least not enough people to support a national chain....
  90. Re: Norton Antivirus, an excellent way to mess up your computer... :eek:

    I've never had a problem with Microsofts Security Essentials at home, where I run it on the Windows virtual machines I run under OS X. Also never had a problem with McAfee at work.
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    Re: cracked bell housing

    general J has not posted in over 5 years.
  92. Re: Ever clear a public intersection with your tractor?

    The people I quoted offered explanations for their opinions. You disagree. That's what a discussion forum is about. Do it without belittling others.
  93. Re: Ever clear a public intersection with your tractor?

    No one said people would sue. Some people thought you might be liable or be breaking the law.
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    Re: In the blink of an eye...

    Sad some people interpret good advice about possible downsides as receiving a 'hard time'.


    Link to Indiana Good Samaritan law - Click Here.
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    Re: In the blink of an eye...

    The assistance the young man provided in the incident Mossroad shared is covered by a Good Samaritan law.
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    Re: $10 USD For Mobil 1 !?!

    Perhaps this is the justification for the irrational, Pavlovian, anti-Walmart rants some people post in any thread, on any forum when the W-word is used. :D
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    Re: $10 USD For Mobil 1 !?!

    Plus ranting about Walmart on an tractor discussion forum has proven effective. :rolleyes:
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    Re: Patriots do it again!

    I believe the Carl's Jr ad only played on the west coast, where their stores are.

    GoDaddy pulled their ad after it got such a bad reception on the Internet.
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    Re: The reality of aluminum body panels.

    Plus the Model Ts ran 21" wheels! :)
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    Re: How many of you keep a "backup vehicle"?

    1. Posting the text of Buick's coverage is stating facts, NOT defending GM. That was your INCORRECT conclusion.
    2. Why didn't you mention ALL THE FACTS in your FiRST post? First it was 'stuck an...
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