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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Different situations... and I respect that. What gets me going (as it did here) is when people paint everything with the same brush. What works in Northern Maine might not be as good in Southern...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Now we're back to the point of beginning... :thumbsup:
    Hopefully the OP will let us know when "the rest of the story" is over.
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Actually it's your reading comprehensive skills that are lacking...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    When my employer has signed a management contract with the landowner, then " Yes, I am the Landowner's Representive."
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    There's a bit of a difference between roaming, and doing what you please.

    But yes the undeveloped part of my land is open to responsible use, and it's not unheard of for me to leave my house and...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Thank you for your explanation. It helps me to understand where others are coming from, and not just in this thread.



    See above. Yet if you think that it's OK to threaten a landowner's...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Did you read my post? If you want to do so, then OBJECTIVELY answer my questions, we can continue this conversation.
    Please note, Texas is a different region and if I were to travel there I would...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Did you read my post... or just skim a few words and jerk your knee?
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    He most likely occupies and uses his land, so things like that won't happen. If you just own land to show how much of a big shot you are, what does it harm if somebody uses it so long as they...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    That varies by state. In many places a landowner isn't liable unless he's charging for access.
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    That varies by state. In many places a landowner isn't liable unless he's charging for access.
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    I saw signs on trees and a gate which said "Entry means Death!"...
    The problem was that it was about 700' from his property line, on our client's land. I had to go past it and confess that I was a...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Careful, them words can get you lynched here.
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    Re: Craigslist Flakes

    Scammers.
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    Re: Craigslist Flakes

    At least she showed the courtesy of telling you she wouldn't be there. There are tire kickers everywhere, you don't need to use Craigslist to find them.

    Years ago, before Al invented the internet...
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    Re: Keurig coffee maker warning.

    I have both, I like my coffee hot and good old Maxwell House is fine with me. I fill the electric the night before so that it's ready to be plugged in.
    The stove top is nice when the power goes out....
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    I think that you have it covered. You guys are going to be neighbors, no sense in getting started on the wrong foot.
    Besides, what kind of idiot would wear those shorts and bring his daughters...
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    Re: Strange things found in the forest

    I've found many old camps throughout the years, so far nothing except old bottles and trash. Someday I'll go back and dig a few of them. A friend once found an nice old, single shot .22 in a camp,...
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    Re: How many carry extra magazine concealed carry.

    I think that some are missing your last point. Even more idiotic is when they throw that lit cigarette out onto the ground next to their tire. Rather than dope slapping them, perhaps you could spray...
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    Re: Da bird...how much

    I don't know why mine cost... I just kept buying feed when I got low for my turkeys, meat chickens, and hens. I do like that I knew what they ate though.
  21. Re: What is the WORST injury you have ever sustained?

    I was going to ask if his name was Cheney.
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    Re: lets discuss preps for disasters

    I take anything which Beck says with a grain of salt... He makes a lot of money by capitalising on people's fears. (I.E., the gold buying scare not so long ago.) Having said that, his questions do...
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    Re: Today's new cars are way overpowered...

    And they can deliver better mpg's. A new F150 with a little 3.5 dual(?) turbo can give low 20's and I've been told is quite peppy.
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    Re: Has anybody tried the Hi Point handguns?

    Up here we call that "Putting lipstick on a pig." :D
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    Re: Today's new cars are way overpowered...

    The first few posts remind me of a religious notepad from the '60s, with suggested hymns to sing at various speeds.
    The only two that I can remember;
    At 110mph, sing "Nearer my God to thee"
    At...
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    Re: Loitering in a restaurant....

    We had a guy who used to come in to the local restaraunt and visit every table... then try to sell you Amway. :(
    It wasn't long before he was told to stay away.
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    Re: Loitering in a restaurant....

    I can't imagine taking up a table to talk when I know there are people waiting for it. To me it's like taking money from the pockets of the owner and waitresses.
  28. Re: An interesting piece of history about gunpowder manufacturing

    Now you would be branded a "domestic terrorist", they'd also find some way of calling it a hate crime.
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    Re: Prices of new pickup trucks.

    I guess that it depends on what you want. (vs what you need) I can buy an extended cab Tacoma, Jeep Wrangler, and a few other comparable 4x4 vehicles for >28K out the door. Unlike older vehicles...
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    Re: Prices of new pickup trucks.

    There was a long discussion about this, earlier this year.http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/related-topics/337949-who-can-afford-new-truck.html

    Having said that, try buying a house for what you...
  31. Re: An interesting piece of history about gunpowder manufacturing

    Wow, that was brutal! Nearly a century later still send a Christmas tree to Boston every year thanking them for their support. :thumbsup:
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    Re: How many carry extra magazine concealed carry.

    J

    I was thinking multiple 30round mags... but you have a better plan. ;) :thumbsup:
  33. Re: An interesting piece of history about gunpowder manufacturing

    I actually came across this while trying to figure out what's being used in in-line BP rifles these days. I saw where the inventor of Pyrodek Dan Pawlak(sp?), had been killed in an explosion at his...
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    Re: How many carry extra magazine concealed carry.

    When the question is phrased that way...

    What I would be carrying is too long to be concealed. ;)
  35. An interesting piece of history about gunpowder manufacturing

    Remember When the Powder Mills Exploded
  36. Re: What is the WORST injury you have ever sustained?

    “Mary Ellen Moffit. She broke my heart.”(Hooper in "Jaws")
    My worst was when I slammed on the brakes to avoid a deer, and rolled my friend's van. Nothing broken except the van, but I had bruises...
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    Re: Funny Hunting Stories, Let's hear yours.

    The Air Force used to run low level practice flights over northern Maine. On a couple of occasions I've found cargo doors out in the woods, and there are several crash sites. One day I was walking...
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    Re: How many carry extra magazine concealed carry.

    If things changed up here, I would take some hands on training courses, we just don't have the need for it here.

    I am curious though, why the officer in the link above switched from a .45 to a 9. ...
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    Re: How many carry extra magazine concealed carry.

    That's part of why I don't carry. Mostly though, because I would'nt be sure if the situation warranted it until too late. (Also not a real big concern up here... yet)
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    Re: Squirrels in attic

    My dog caught a flying squirrel a couple of years ago... don't ask me how. :confused: I was out tapping trees when I noticed he was licking something, which turned out to be the (live) squirrel. I...
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    Re: Squirrels vs Deer -- road warrior smarts

    Obviously it isn't so glaring to those who are unaware.
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    Re: Squirrels vs Deer -- road warrior smarts

    i think that you'd be surprised at what people think who have never really been around wildlife/nature. I had a friend who grew up in Maine, travels all over the world, has taught school for 25...
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    Re: Squirrels vs Deer -- road warrior smarts

    i think that you'd be surprised at what people think who have never really been around wildlife/nature. I had a friend who grew up in Maine, travels all over the world, has taught school for 25...
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    Re: Squirrels vs Deer -- road warrior smarts

    You must mean this one.

    ?Donna the Deer Lady? learns: crossing signs are for humans | The Daily Caller
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    Re: Brown is stuck in my lower gravel driveway

    I'm not sure how much those actually save your battery though. You still have juice running the relay. I know that on my Chevy it will turn back on after a while, and on a previous truck I still...
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    Re: Imported Buick

    When I bought a new Ranger, the first year they came out (1983) my landlord gave me crap for buying foreign, although at that time the only non-USA part was the German made 2.8. Yet his GM pickup had...
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    Re: Brown is stuck in my lower gravel driveway

    Although slow, the bike charger would have gotten the job done. I once boosted a VW Rabbit using cables made from a 16gauge extension cord... It took a while but it worked. (Technically I guess I...
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    Re: Brown is stuck in my lower gravel driveway

    And thanks to your driveway, he may never get a chance to learn. :) :laughing:
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    Re: Brown is stuck in my lower gravel driveway

    There was a time when I specifically requested "do not send via UPS," for many of the above given reasons. In one instance I had paid for expedited delivery because I was leaving town (and needed the...
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    Re: Squirrels vs Deer -- road warrior smarts

    Deer generally are hit after dark after getting blinded by the headlights. Squirrels on the other hand will dart into the road, stop, try to run back, stop again, then dart off in another direction....
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    Re: Imported Buick

    Your money also bailed Chrysler out (again)... Of which Jeep was a subsidiary. The company then declared bankruptcy, and was sold to Fiat.
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    Re: Scrap metal prices

    Are you talking about 100 pounds? That's 100/ton... Not bad for #2 right now. Still not enough to mess with a dumpster though.
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    Re: Brown is stuck in my lower gravel driveway

    I think we've all been there, at some point while learning. ;)
    Delivering Christmas flowers for the family flowershop when I was in HS... I (tried to) follow a vehicle up a long, snowy, steep...
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    Re: Squirrels in attic

    I would be thankful that it's squirrels and not snakes. I've known of a few of places which got the latter, once in the old fieldstone foundation, while a couple times were in camp walls and attic....
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    Re: How do you take care of your traps?

    I wouldn't paint a trap, because that will leave an odor on it. That may or may not matter if you're going for squirrels.
    Wax isn't a good idea as you've already said. It really isn't much fun when...
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    Re: Ready for Dear Season to start this weekend

    I just saw a nice buck standing broadside in an unposted field. I tried to get a picture, just because it was a shootable deer in season; (I'm not familiar with the area well enough to know where all...
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    Re: Ready for Dear Season to start this weekend

    Nice deer, at least you have the picture for encouragement. I've seen a bunch of scrapes, and one very nice buck... standing on the side of the road, two hours after sunset.
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    Re: Squirrels in attic

    What did you seal it with? I've recently been told that the spray foam insulation works great, I haven't had a chance to try it yet. Steel wool works on smaller holes.

    Hopefully you've gotten him...
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    Re: Has anybody tried the Hi Point handguns?

    Well, I ended up with a Ruger GP100ss in .357. (For now.) Actually it was way more than I had planned to spend but I first bought a used SP101, took it home, fired it twice and knew that it wasn't...
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    Re: Please use adequate backstop when shooting

    I was on a road, +- 350 feet from where I estimate the target was... He was shooting downhill across a small ravine. I was on high ground on the other side.

    (Edit) Anytime you set your target up...
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    Please use adequate backstop when shooting

    When I'm standing next to my truck on client's land and can hear the bullet hitting the target that's too close.
    I quickly reassessed my plans for today and retreated... fast. :D
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    Re: November is here - Time to switch over.

    A coworker told me last week that tractors are meant for piling snow, but aren't any good for plowing. (He has a 200 foot driveway which he used to plow with an ATV before buying a plowtruck.)

    I...
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    Re: Any one have coyote problems?

    That was what I thought, but I've never been across the equator and thought I may be mistaken.
    Thanks
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    Re: Any one have coyote problems?

    OK, I have a dumb question you may be able to answer.

    I was telling about noticing that my compass had reversed polarity because the sun doesn't rise in the west. Somebody said "It does...
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    Fur prices also are controlled by Russian and Chinese markets. Right now the economies of both countries stink; which has deflated fur prices for the last two years.

    I wish that you guys would...
  66. Re: Athol Machine Company 5" vise, one rugged bugger

    I used to work for an herbicide company based in Athol.
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    Now that I have your attention...
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    Re: Apple cider anyone?

    That will be nice. I'm not necessarily from the school of "Older is better", but you will probably get more cider per bushel than most homeowner presses. A comparable press today would cost more...
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    That's like the 28. I only allow myself one box per year, then I switch to the 20. If I was really hardcore I'd get into reloading.

    I really don't notice the recoil, I like it because it's light...
  70. Thread: Coywolf?

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    Re: Coywolf?

    When we first started seeing them in the '70s aup here, a lot of people thought they were a cross between a dog and coyote because they are bigger than a western coyote. The pros said the size was...
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    Sometimes they don't look so good in the morning though... But we don't talk about them ;)
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    If it had been in decent shape I would have bought it. The blueing was all worn off, so I might have paid 70 if it worked.
    I would like a side by side 16 gauge Stevens, but probably wouldn't like...
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    Re: Neighbor doesn't want me to farm.

    Adverse possession comes up for discussion occasionally here, but it really isn't as easy as it sounds. You need to do it openly for a period of years, while the landowner is aware yet makes no...
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    It makes you wonder what it looked like before somebody cut the large trees... Nice job digging the stumps and planting grass so that it looks like they were never there. :D
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    Re: Happy Halloween!!!

    You know that you're a redneck if you post pictures of scarecrows showing their buttcracks while bending over an old Ford pickup... Or if you comment on said picture. ;)
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    If you were closer I might take you up on that. A bolt does seem odd in a shotgun, but they are out there.
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    I was looking at an old worn 16 gauge single shot yesterday, which would almost complete my desire to have a gun of every guage. "That's a rare gun, they don't make 16's anymore." (Actually they do,...
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    Re: Hilarious Craigslist Ad

    They can't be hunted here either. I believe that it goes back to when beaver pelts were worth considerable money, but am not sure of the exact reason.

    Some people honestly think they are being...
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    Re: Anyone know where I can find one of these?

    Ditto. My father's barn has something similiar, which has been around since Moby Dick was a minnow. I tried to find one last month, but my search was fruitless... until today.

    Thanks RF. I see...
  80. Thread: Sometimes

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    Re: Sometimes

    I don't feel so lonely anymore. :laughing:

    The only way that I can keep from making mistakes is to not do anything.
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    Re: I hate vehicle shopping!

    Found one.
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    Re: Satellite Radio

    That was certainly true about the "Underground Garage" channel back when I had it. To me an "underground" station gives airtime for artists who otherwise wouldn't get played.

    The Beatles don't...
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    Re: Saurkraut makers, do you use red cabbage?

    Now my mouth's starting to water.
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    Re: Saurkraut makers, do you use red cabbage?

    Sauerkraut.. The first thing which I need to learn is how to spell it.
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    Saurkraut makers, do you use red cabbage?

    Also, any other hints/ comments on how to make it?
    This will be my second attempt, using a 5 gallon crock.. My first try 20+ years ago was a dismal failure.
  86. Re: What's a good kero or diesel heater to get for shop?

    I got CO poisoning years ago from using a propane heater and forklift in a cold storage building for apples.
    To this day I can't stand the smell of propane.
  87. Re: What's a good kero or diesel heater to get for shop?

    Just out of curiosity, do you have your tank inside or outside the building while it's running? I've seen the former many times but itnever seemed like a good idea to me.
  88. Re: What's a good kero or diesel heater to get for shop?

    I had a 40K BTU Knipco that my father gave me which used to be backup heat for one of the greenhouses. It wouldn't heat my entire garage in winter (No walls or roof.):D The last time that I used it...
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    Re: Satellite Radio

    I keep saying that I'm going to get it... The place which I rented the last couple of winters has Dish, including the basic XM stations, the latter is about all I'll tune in. Willie's Roadhouse is...
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    Re: Video of worst roofing job ever

    That's a joke, right?
    Even I can do a better job than that.
  91. Re: Now I know why I'm seeing so many black helicopters! :D

    And the army was recently in Texas to spy on the citizens...
    To be honest I had plenty of time to think on the 11/2 mile hike to the truck... If I reported to the Navy first would it get swept under...
  92. Re: Now I know why I'm seeing so many black helicopters! :D

    I obviously started the thread for fun. I can't believe how many people actually take this type of stuff seriously.

    The Appalachian Trail runs past a Navy base in western Maine where pilots...
  93. Thread: Hawk!

    by Jstpssng
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    Re: Hawk!

    We've come a long ways, haven't we? A lot of people don't understand that not so long ago we were competing with other predators, and to lose out to them literally meant starving to death.
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    Re: Amish Question

    Definitely need to ask them anything they aren't sure about. You are the customer after all.

    The one thing which seems universal is that they are very hard workers and the quality is great.
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    Re: Apple cider anyone?

    This was tsken from Midwest Supplies - Homebrewing and Winemaking Midwest Supplies a few years ago. I can't find it on their website now, though.



    Optional for creating a starter: one...
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    Re: Apple cider anyone?

    I tried making two gallons last year by simply dumping sweet cider into jugs with airlocks. When it stopped fermenting I found that I had something which worked great for freshening up my pipes as I...
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    Re: Apple cider anyone?

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: I hate vehicle shopping!

    I'm looking both dealership and private sales.
  99. Thread: Hawk!

    by Jstpssng
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    Re: Hawk!

    My last lab was virtually fearless... in 14 years, the only time I ever saw her spook was when we spent the night in a tent on my property and the owls started hooting. They're rather impressive...
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    Re: I hate vehicle shopping!

    When my brother got out of college and was looking for a vehicle, our father went to the dealership and tried to get the price for a new Renault Alliance. Cash, out the door. They went round and...
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