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    Re: Sub soiler - bevel leading edge or not?

    You should be fine.

    One thing I never do is go into the public right of way by the road. Usually, the telephone poles are set exactly on the edge. There can be nasty and dangerous stuff mere...
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    Re: Sub soiler - bevel leading edge or not?

    Good thinking. Also, a curve in the shank will let it pull easier. I've done a couple threads on subsoilers; do you remember which one?

    Also, a subsoiler brings its own set of issues. Someone on...
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    Re: The Landscape thread

    Yes, it would be great to see more photos of the area. Wildlife as well.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    Wow, 1000 rags for a great price. What a great deal. If I were only 15 or 20 years younger. :D
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    This is my post above and my suggestion about their pack of 50 red rags for $9.99. News flash here, I was in a Sam's Club today and saw packages of 100 of what looked to be the same rags for $16.99....
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    Re: Sub soiler - bevel leading edge or not?

    On subsoilers here with clay ground, roots are going to be ripped up no matter what you do. I would not sharpen the leading edge because I don't think it will matter. I've used brand new ones with a...
  7. Re: 8'x12' steel flatbed for F550 built from scratch......

    That is a beautiful job and very well documented. Welds look better than great.

    How many hours of labor would you say is in that bed?
  8. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    Nothing can replace the memory of a good dog.
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    Re: Southern CA Car Antifreeze Percentage?

    Absolutely correct. I was looking at some tractor educational materials from Deere a few years ago and the damage from NOT changing anti freeze was profound. Problems that could have been blamed on...
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    Re: "Driven2farm.com" weight shaped toolbox?

    Deere used to make a toolbox bracket that bolted to the front in place of the starter weight bracket. My 5520 came that way and I still have the bracket. Maybe have a photo of it.

    Mounting a...
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    Re: "Driven2farm.com" weight shaped toolbox?

    Gasp...It's $635 and 4 to 6 weeks for shipping. Which means they probably don't make it until you order. Great idea but for the tractors it fits there are other places to put toolboxes. It does look...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    The quality I have seen on the US General stuff I have seen looks excellent. certainly not HF quality. As mentioned a couple posts ago, their toolboxes are very well made. In fact, I have two of...
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    Re: The Landscape thread

    Maybe I should know but I don't. What is TDS?
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    Re: The Landscape thread

    Alien--those are spectacular pictures of your place. It looks much different than I expected. What do you get for annual rainfall?
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    Two things.

    First, the 50 piece box 'O rags for $9

    Pack of 50 15" x 13" All Purpose Shop Towels

    is a great deal. Sometimes it's on sale for $8.99 and sometimes more but I don't pay more...
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    The straps hooked to the fenderwell is nice touch. He could have gone higher.
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    You know, you can put switches on any light, even if it didn't come with them. That way you can turn them on without the tractor key on. Here's a thread I did long ago on this....
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    Re: Ad blocking software

    I'm a little confused. How do I disable all scripts? Which ad blocker is the least likely to try to invite itself into my computer? Is there a program I can buy that will do what I py for--stop...
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    Re: Death knell for landlines - RANT

    I have a little phone story you might find interesting. I always liked At&T and viewed them as the best so when portable phones came out in the early 1980's I wanted the best so I bought an AT&T...
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    Re: Good morning!!!!

    Can't you barbeque a couple of them and the rest will get the hint?
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    Front-End Loader Re: Aftermarket loader for kubota?

    What's wrong with a Kubota loader installed by the dealer? Nothing wrong with aftermarket, and I have done it myself, but anything wrong with the factory loader?
  22. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    XFAXMAN

    Excellent instructions. That should fix it. Thank you.
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    Ad blocking software

    Can anyone suggest any "ad blocking software" I can get to stop the increasing number of ads and pop-ups that are on the general internet sites? TBN is under control but some of the news sites are...
  24. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    How do I change it so I don't get email notices but am able to see them when I click on "My Home"? It doesn't seem this is possible under the "my settings" tab, then "general settings" and then...
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    Re: How is Bird doing?

    Anxiously awaiting.
  26. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    On the gas can thing, years ago I saw a guy filling a 100 gallon transport tank--with gas-- in the back of his pickup that wasn't bolted in and didn't have a ground wire attached. Holy mushroom...
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    Re: Email notices

    OK, I'm now getting the email notices big time. Trouble is, I learned to use the "My Home" icon at the top when the email thing was down. It was the only way to update and I think I like it better...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    There is a lunch truck guy that I know that goes to various auctions around the state that bought a generator from Harbor Freight a year ago. I figured it would last him about two weeks. Anyway, that...
  29. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    No emails here yet. But I am about to have toast from the perfect toaster referenced in an earlier post and I saw news yesterday that said the maple sap is running in New England. We could be talking...
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    Re: Troy-Bilt Horse engine swap

    Post any pics you may have. That sounds great.




    Nothing beats that old school Koehler and nothing sounds like it either. The only way to kill it is to run it out of oil. I've owner several...
  31. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    That reminds me. About 10 years ago on a nice hot summer's day I saw a fellow hauling an acetylene cylinder in the back of a small car and it was laying flat and rolling back and forth. The guy must...
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    Re: this is very bad

    There is good advice given above. Change filters, fill it up and maybe change just the filters in another month or two. Those probably were original filters and I've seen worse.
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    Re: Best 1/4" hex to socket adapters.

    Let alone 210 foot pounds. It doesn't seem any would hold up.
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    Now that we've covered the bases with peanut butter, look at the label on your jelly or jam jar. A lot of it is not made with cane sugar but rather high fructose corn sweetener (HFCS) and corn...
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    Let's hope that tailgate latch holds.
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    Re: How did Kubota get such a large market share ?

    I've seen those numbers and not one addressed the cost of end days medical/housing care or what will happen to asset prices when two generations of stuff is liquidated in a declining asset value...
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    I read an article a while back that dealt with a cure for the deadly peanut allergy. Apparently, doctors had been working on it. Anyway, the "cure" involved eating peanuts in small doses and working...
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    Re: Members home made attachments / improvements

    I've seen guys use PVC plastic pipe for a bucket edge, and there are threads on that here. It worked OK as I recall but probably not as good or as durable as this thread.
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    Re: Just can't make my mind up....Ugh

    Sometimes when we give ourselves too many choices it unnecessarily muddles the process. Just buy the Kubota and get on to using it. There are legions of satisfied owners around. Handles lots of...
  40. Re: What have you messed up, with your tractor? Including ROPS into garage...

    One that I forgot was pulling a big piece of tillage equipment with lots of horsepower next to a fairly new barn. Later I noticed where I just barely kissed the metal on the barn with the implement. ...
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    Re: JD 3005 full cage ROPS/FOPS build

    Axle/wheel spacers are pretty clever. You're just full of good ideas that I can steal. :D
    Uhh, what else have you made?
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    Re: JD 3005 full cage ROPS/FOPS build

    Very interesting. Is there a thread on this or any more pictures?
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    Re: Members home made attachments / improvements

    That is a great idea. What is the diameter of the round steel bar?
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    At first I feared this might be one of us that cracked but it's merely a New York City "artist" that's making 2,340 PB& J sandwiches for some reason. I can't tell but it could be real peanut butter....
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    Re: How did Kubota get such a large market share ?

    They are building the same old tractors. Someone else is building the other stuff, arguably the best in it's class and Kubota has an ownership interest in that business. It's all good for a company...
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    Re: How did Kubota get such a large market share ?

    Everyone knows that Kubota recently entered into an ownership agreement/partnership with Kverneland, right? A part of that is Vicon. Kverneland makes the best plows in the world in that I think...
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    Re: How did Kubota get such a large market share ?

    That doesn't sound like Kubota but if anything is done that way, you better believe Kubota will have their hand in the pot from the get go and it will be to their specs, their whims and their...
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    Re: How did Kubota get such a large market share ?

    I'll bet they will, more so than even this country. I live on the black dirt, flat ground of the Midwest where Deere, and to a lesser degree Case have owned things forever. Maybe a Ford/New Holland...
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    Re: JD 3005 full cage ROPS/FOPS build

    No, I didn't but that will add lots to stability. I'd still pucker up.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    About 300 posts ago I also gave a glowing report of this diamond sharpener too but after owning mine a couple years need to add an update. There seems to be inconsistencies in manufacturing and some...
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    Re: How did Kubota get such a large market share ?

    I know this is an old thread but it's a continuing sage of human and corporate survival. No maker lost business to Kubota, they gave it away with poor products, service and marketing ideas. Even as...
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    Re: How did Kubota get such a large market share ?

    I know this is an old thread but it's a continuing sage of human and corporate survival. No maker lost business to Kubota, they gave it away with poor products, service and marketing ideas. Even as...
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    Re: JD 3005 full cage ROPS/FOPS build

    No way would I go on slopes like that, roll bar or not. Maybe on an angle but not straight across. It would take me six months to un-pucker.
  54. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    Still no email messages here but I did watch Australian baseball the other night and it was the best game I had seen in years. Took me back to baseball in the states in the 1960's and I didn't want...
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    Re: JD 3005 full cage ROPS/FOPS build

    Agreed, that does look pretty nice. Good job.
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    Re: JD 3005 full cage ROPS/FOPS build

    Great ideas above that I forgot. When I put my roll cage on and it vibrated, I put rubber in one space at a time until it stopped. Places where I had a firm 100% metal to metal contact I had no...
  57. Thread: MX servicing

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    Re: MX servicing

    Check your front axle fluid. All of them are low.
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    Re: Benefits to lights on your tractor.....

    Lights on the canopy make a lot of sense because it puts the light high and in front of the operator. Most people mount the light on the roll bar behind the operator where it casts a shadow on...
  59. Thread: TRIVA FUN

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    Re: TRIVA FUN

    The Lone Ranger Creed is below here along with the bonus of all the other cowboys as well.

    Codes of the West
  60. Thread: TRIVA FUN

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    Re: TRIVA FUN

    The Lone Ranger Creed is below here along with the bonus of all the other cowboys as well.

    Codes of the West
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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    I think we both did. :D
    Got to love those duplicate posts.
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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    I think we both did. :D
    Got to love those duplicate posts.
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    Re: How did you first discover Kubota?

    Want a real laugh? I just replied a couple posts ago with my story and just learned I'm the original poster of this thread from eight years ago. I just answered my own question...twice.
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    Re: How did you first discover Kubota?

    My experience was two fold. In the 1980's I knew a guy that used a small Kubota to rototill gardens in Maine. Those gardens are mostly big rocks and beat the equipment to death. Anyway, this guy was...
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    Kubota knows how to step up to the plate when it matters. Too often we hear of dealers or manufacturers that will try to wiggle out of an issue but Kubota does what needs to be done with whatever it...
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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    One that I used to use all the time is:

    "We are gradually becoming what we will eventually be"
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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    One that I used to use all the time is:

    "We are gradually becoming what we will eventually be"
  68. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    Just for the heck of it, what is for supper in Australia tonight?

    My wife made some kind of noodle dish tonight with snap peas, etc.
  69. Re: Compact Utility Market Share Numbers - Anybody have Facts or Guesses?

    Drive or work on one and let me know what you think. Eastern Bloc thinking and decades of party influence is hard to reduce overnight and the products I have seen were not very user friendly.


    ...
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    Re: Pallets in fields

    Just keep telling yourself that. It could also be a shape shifting pallet more correctly known as a "pallatus moveus aboutus" in Latin. I may have had some once. They were stacked in the barn where...
  71. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    Call Sam's Club in Augusta and they should have maple syrup for $11 a quart. It's from Quebec but as discussed earlier I have seen tap lines run from St. Pamphile, Maine that sent the sap over to...
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    Re: Pallets in fields

    You guys are so busy with conversation that you didn't even notice that one of those pallets appears to have made a break for it and is nearly in the woods. Once in there, it's gone forever and free...
  73. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    I don't think you can tell the difference between northern VT, ME or NH maple syrup compared with syrup from Quebec, PQ. It's the same tree so the same syrup. I've had other trees blended in and had...
  74. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    OK, back to toast.
    After this thread grew awareness of my toaster troubles, we brought the old one up from the basement and it did a wonderful job making toast. Well, it is a toaster. In my...
  75. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    OK, back to toast.
    After this thread grew awareness of my toaster troubles, we brought the old one up from the basement and it did a wonderful job making toast. Well, it is a toaster. In my...
  76. Re: What have you messed up, with your tractor? Including ROPS into garage...

    I used to take the mower deck off my B7800 Kubota by lifting the front end of it with a chain and a 90 HP Deere. That is until I nicked the hood on the B7800 with the bucket edge on the bigger...
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    Re: Grease Ignorant Poster-Kubota Polyurea

    It's also a judgement call on the people involved with grease just another important factor. 10 years of dirty and used grease looks far different than fresh or recent grease and it's hard to fake....
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    Re: JD 3005 full cage ROPS/FOPS build

    I used to live there and can tell you that they still meet every plane. And no kidding, they feel they are the honored ones. There are some great people there.
  79. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    I generally cannot get on the forum and can't be the only one. Often I prepare a post and then am unable to post it. I know nothing about the computer biz but think the pop up ads are somehow...
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    Re: JD 3005 full cage ROPS/FOPS build

    It's taken me a long time but I learned not to hurry, especially when I want to. That's when you screw up a great effort . Just my observations.
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    Re: Grease Ignorant Poster-Kubota Polyurea

    That thinking is actually one of my key points in buying used equipment. It's also great advice for newbies buying things. The more grease, the better I feel and no grease on important equipment can...
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    Re: Grease Ignorant Poster-Kubota Polyurea

    Very informative site. Thank you.
    Grease is very important and yet, few know much about it.
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    Here...bone up on hydrogenated oils:

    Why Is Hydrogenated Oil Bad for You? | LIVESTRONG.COM
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrogenation
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    Re: Grease Ignorant Poster-Kubota Polyurea

    I have used Deere polyurea grease for a couple years now and am sold it. It is a much thicker grease and is especially useful on loaders and things where there is "slop" in the parts because it...
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    Carry this in your wallet next to my picture. :D


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  86. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    I'll bet they've got their hands full right now.

    Good time to switch back to the toaster conversation, especially since I have found one that works. Ironically, it's our old toaster from the...
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    Real Kubota work lights are expensive but one of the options worth buying. They look right, fit right, mount in the right place and are durable. I think they've been unchanged for at least 20 or 25...
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    Harry...surely you know that's not the real deal?
  89. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Great site to look through.
  90. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Great site to look through.
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    Now that you're on a roll, here are some other good things to do with real peanut butter:

    *You can give some to a dog and not worry about the sugar content of the jars of that other stuff...
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    Supermarkets have 100% peanut butter. Just find one with two ingredients: peanuts and salt. If you can't find it, PM me and I'll find somewhere near you that carries it.
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    Re: Server Upgrade Complete

    Internet explorer and up to date.
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    Re: cut open a propane tank

    Well, as bad of an idea as I think this is--and that is based on my lack of knowledge and experience on the process, I saw an article in Farm Show magazine yesterday that made me sit up and take...
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    Re: cut open a propane tank

    Well, as bad of an idea as I think this is--and that is based on my lack of knowledge and experience on the process, I saw an article in Farm Show magazine yesterday that made me sit up and take...
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    Bird...you don't need "organic" PB. Organic is a fraudulent phrase these days anyway. BUT, give yourself a birthday favor and get a jar of 100% peanut butter and see again how great real peanut...
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    Am going to have P,B and J for supper. I know, but this thread has me torqued up and I can't see straight.

    Brilliant post from AchingBack to turn the jar upside down.
  98. Thread: TRIVA FUN

    by sixdogs
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    Re: TRIVA FUN

    You got it. The Lone Ranger said it and it was part of the code of the West or the Long Ranger Code or something like that. The Lone Ranger lived by that code and expected us kids to follow in his...
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    Re: cut open a propane tank

    YIKES as well. I'm surprised more people aren't vaporized by their errors and assumptions as to what is safe and what isn't.
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    Re: How to stir peanut butter in 30 seconds.

    You can pour almost all the oil off of almond butter--and it mixes fine-- but the oil has health benefits so take it easy. Also, run the drill in reverse to get started and take it easy. Then switch...
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