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    Ice cream maker - any recipe ideas?

    Another one for summer is cucumber sorbet, remove seeds from a continental cucumber and blend with 500ml of sugar syrup, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of Pimms then put in the machine, you can also add mint leaves at the blending stage, your call. unusual but quite refreshing.
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    Redback 120 volt battery equipment

    There are companies that repack and may even have clones, I have bought 40v aftermarket for my Ryobi gear and cloneDJI drone batteries, they all seem to hold up as well. Panasonic are reputed to be probably the best batteries, they have another name which escapes me at the moment.
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    How many have wives who make work for you.

    Still trying to teach her how to use the ride on mower which she loves but charges in to long grass on the lowest setting and throws the belt which I have to put back on or finds a brick with the blades, all mt fault of course, the blades have a life expectancy of about 2 months.
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    Sammy the Snapper, on the Move

    not a snapping turtle but this came out from under the house yrsterday, they do bite and pee on you if you pick them up, this one was about 5" long, they get to about 8".
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    A new Texas delicacy

    Reminds me of a trip home from a fishing trip, there were about 10 of us and we were on our way home and pulled into a takeaway food place, we all had knives on our belts and the young smart arse behind the counter started feigning fear and putting his hands up every time he walked past us, he...
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    ?????? GROAN 2

    Is that an orangutan on her head?
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    A new Texas delicacy

    A pictorial explanation of a local expression of a contrary opinion 'pigs ring'.
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    Polaris Razor 1000, add that to my list.

    Looked at the side by side then got a 500cc quad, found the side by side cramped and hard riding and not that much room in the back, the quad can tow and I use a small atv tipper trailer that will hold a decent load of cut up branches, on boggy ground it just floats across and if I get stuck it...
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    Soil test kits

    The test kits here only measure the Ph, the outfits that spread whatever is needed do soil sampling which tells you what you need to balance the Ph and also what trace elements are needed, we did ours, cost $165 and got back an eight page comprehensive report, we are waiting for the rain to stop...
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    More English confusion

    Median, I have heard it referred to AS MEDIUM so many times, damned caps key!!!
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    More English confusion

    I think you call it aragula (sp), peppery flat leaf green, we like it, we call it rocket and it has another name too but can't recall what it is.
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    Building a barn to live in- interesting article

    Popular here while building a home, the general plan is to live in it for a year while building, the reality is a lot are still occupied afer 10 years with no sign of a house.
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    More English confusion

    Convenience store= milk bar or deli which is not a true delicatessen, they are around but the supermarkets are driving them out. Service station is a 'servo' chemist can be a pharmacy but hanen't seen apothecary for a long time now, when we first came to Australia doctors had a red light at the...
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    More English confusion

    Yes, we call it soft drink, in Western Australia they call it cool drink, if you ask for soft drink you get cordial that has to be diluted, but, WA is just different, also known as Wait Awhile as they are about 30 years behind the rest of the world.
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    Cobwebs on my PWS

    Ours was a cheaper unit which probably explains a lot, we paid about $130, might look at the Acurite but the missus will baulk at the $350 price tag. Fence mounting no can do as the horses will break it.