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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Got everything accomplished today that I intended to. Batt our of tractor, in back of truck. Fuel in can, fed birds. third day Doug did not show up. Maybe tomorrow. Only have 1 beer left, he said he would bring beer & bird seeds.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Not a lot to say this AM. Need to go outside & play tractor before it gets real hot. Think I have found the magic wire to make it go. Had 1 day 103+, most around 99. All the AC'S running & it still gets up to around 83/85 The only dog that I ever washed. Bear steaks = Very good. More later Jim
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    Dog pics

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    Quick erqw holwter

    Who invented them. Hollywood??? they were never in use in the old days.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Life goes on & on. At times it is even funny. Had fed the birds twice & enjoying a beer. Nope not playing tractor today. All at once is a female, dressed wired & you might even say ugly. Introduces here self as Sandy's sister. Wants to check the water leak. Could I show it to her. Really had...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    The golden years are not at all golden. Not even gold plated. :laughing::laughing: Time for a beer. :thumbsup:
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    STEAM ENGINE QUESTIONS.

    Steam engines will run in either direction. How are they started to go forward or reverse. How is water added to the boiler. More presser is needed to get the water in. Maybe someone on TBN will know. There were steam tractors, must have needed to back up some times.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    At last a good day!!! Got tractor running & everything seems to be working. The alternator did not look to me that it was working. No light. Where I do my best thinking the light came on in my head. That would be in the throne room It is not suppose to be on. It is not suppose to be on when the...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Today was a very good day. Fed birds. Got AC out truck, Out of box, IN house, in window * it actually works. WOW O WOW. Only took 2 beers to get -er-done. :laughing::thumbsup: Now I am relaxing enjoying a beer & thinking about what to eat. Actually had steak & eggs at 3 AM. Of course Bobby had...
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    AMMONIA & BLEACH = NO, NO

    Do not mix ammonia & bleach it gives off a toxic gas that has killed people.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Loony toon left on a rampage in FP. The bank things my $$ is theirs. Just throw it away, as bad a the GOV. First $335 for over drawn, Paying something I did not want to pay. Look at account on line $232, OH wait, there is a $236 on hold or promised. Tomorrow get truck AC fixed. Then go to...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Well folks life goes on & on. Steak & eggs for breakfast. How many poor people have steak & eggs. OK it was the cheapest steak you can buy & on sale. 2 for 5.19. Bones cut out for the mutts. & tenderizer, & even a toothless old man can eat them. Going to freeze some of it & eat the rest real...
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    'Full Metal Jacket' actor R. Lee Ermey dies at age 74

    R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine Corps drill instructor known to millions of moviegoers as the sadistic Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," died Sunday morning, according to his longtime manager. He was 74. In a statement posted on Twitter, Bill Rogin said Ermey had...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    I though that someone would comment on the story. It is in the book that I am writing. May never finish it.
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    Dog pics

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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Good morning all, from the hermit. As I have said before, life goes on & on. Have plenty of everything except $$$, Balance & strength. Where did the $$$ go. Tractor battery, switches, window AC & a few little things. CRS sure has a hold on me. Want French dip for sandwiches, needed bug juice...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    A quickie Don't let yesterdays debris clutter up today's thoughts. A day without a laugh is a wasted day. If it can go wrong it will. More later, Jim
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    Ni cad verses lithuim Ion

    replacing NI-Cad battery with lithium has anyone done it???? Saws all needs new battery. Chances are I will need a new charger??? Will a regular charger work??? Any information appreciated
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Baby its cold out & inside as well. Fingers are numb. 33 at 7 am & 59 inside. Guess spring came & went. A little drizzle most days. Will have a bumper crop of weeds in a month or 3. Was going to town early. Nope wait for it to warm up some. A little beer left & smokes almost gone. Stock up...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Life goes on & on. the lady had 3 emeralds and wanted 3 identical pedants for her daughters. No problem, thinking where did she get emeralds. well a bank at the time if you put in $10,000 they gave you an emerald. $30,000 is a pretty deposit in my opinion. 1 1/2+ days of rain + more the next...
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    Lets see your best tractor pictures

    Interesting !!!
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    Every dog has its day.

    Michigan dog receives notice he's eligible for unemployment benefits A German Shepherd in Michigan received a letter last week confirming that he was approved for $360 every week in state unemployment benefits from a restaurant he was supposedly working at. Unfortunately for Ryder, the chances...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Hi all, Windows & Firefox keep up dating themselves & every update makes things worse. I have almost everything on the computer working again. Not in the mood to post or even talk to anyone. Will get over it soon I hope. All I want to do is stay inside the fence, feed the birds, dogs, drink...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Life goes on, & on Mood swings, they are down to what I consider normal. Not broke, have 17 cents in the bank. Just don't know where to sp0end all that $$ May have peed off the liberals on TBN, with a picture I posted. OH well :D there is a thread on TBN that folks are talking about boots &...
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    WHAT IS GOING ON ON TBN ???

    It is now down to a single page. No 2 or 3 pages. Go to my home. It only shows things with a recent post. And you can not look up previous posts. Sure would like to see it get back to the way it was.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Happy Christmas & Merry new year that is on the way. Me not stay up to watch the ball fall, if possible I sleep through it. BAH HUMBUG New microwave is a dud. Missing part that turns the plate & in only 5 minutes it will warm up a cup of coffee. Back to WM, what a pain. Fairly normal for me...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Well life goes on & on. Big plan, gather up beer cans & such, get some $$$ Counted my pennies & discovered I had enough for coffee 1 chocolate bar. + 2 small tanks of propane. so off to the races. maybe beer cans tomorrow. still need or want cigars & beer. + Other things. Am getting a little...
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    SMART PHONE & KIDS

    Children Under 8 Spending Almost an Hour a Day on Smartphones As Christmas shopping season approaches, many young kids will wish for smartphones, and new research shows small children are spending more and more time glued to the screen. Children 0 to 8 years old now spend close to an hour, 48...
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    World Toilet Day

    Was there really a two story out house?? Did it work?? I have updated my outdoor facilities. OH NO -
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    Hand Wood Carving

    Forgot to mention a rasp, coarse file & several grits of sand paper. A box cutter & chisel. keep your tools sharp. Also a simple hand glider. Not just fun to build, but fun to fly. Things that are useful are the best. - -
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Here are some pictures you ask for. 2 ready to shoot slings, 1 to start finishing (Holey wood - Cholla cactus) It is actually very strong. & the 1 with red rubber broke on 1 side. ( sharp edge on hole) will replace it. walking sticks & 1 cane. Cane is Cholla with a solid brass antique door...
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    Show What Tool You Made*

    Handle made for a slick (very large chisel). Recently stolen. gone forever. Me sad.:hissyfit:
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    Horse in car

    Nurse fleeing California wildfires puts horse in car, picture goes viral The problem? The trailer only held two of the three horses. Mesaros' solution? Put Stardust in the car. 滴e actually walked right into the car like a dog would, Mesaros said in an interview with SF Gate. Mesaros said she...
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    Show What Tool You Made*

    - 6 Foot roller & compactor
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    Nice People

    There are nice people in this world. Started about a year ago at the VA. Guy gave me his free lunch ticket. A while later I was kidding a Dr. about needing some $$$. she slipped an envelope in my hand, when I opened it there was a $10.00 bill in it. Buying some groceries, fumbling for a little...
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    TIME FOR SOM HUMOR Police seek 'mad pooper'

    Police seek 'mad pooper' woman jogger who's defecating shamelessly on people's front lawns Colorado Springs cops are hunting a woman dubbed 鍍he Mad Pooper, who痴 been caught defecating in front of houses for weeks. Cathy Budde told KKTV the unidentified woman has been relieving herself in front...
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    tacomoter fpr deisel engine

    The tack on my tractor has quit working. Would like to replace it with a non dealer part. Any thoughts or ideas??
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    Florida Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency ahead of Category 4 Hurricane Irm

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in the state as rapidly growing Hurricane Irma, now a Category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall later this week. The state of emergency has been issued for all of Florida痴 67 counties. Scott said that the state would 菟repare for the...
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    Good for a chucckle Chick-fil-A gets caught in hilarious feud with Alabama barbecue

    By Alexandra Deabler Published September 04, 2017 Fox News Chick-fil-A gets into a battle of wits with neighboring restaurant. Chick-fil-A gets into a battle of wits with neighboring restaurant. (iStock) A Mobile, AL, Chick-fil-A has found itself in the middle of a friendly feud with...
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    Show What Tool You Made*

    Pickel fork digger - roller compactor
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    Prop Nut needed

    TBN member needed to do a small nachinest job. Need a special nut created to fit a molel engine propeller. Only 2 critical dimensions Outside dia. of round part & internal threads, 1/8 by 24 (national fine) 1/2 in depth. Other din. not critical about 3/4 inches long. 5/8" on the front part. Can...
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    Hard to beleive - suspect ran over victim with a backhoe

    GORY NEW DETAILS: Pa. suspect ran over victim with a backhoe, burned bodies with 'pig roaster,' police say Pennsylvania murders: Killer used pig roaster to burn bodies, official says The charges comes on the heels of Cosmo DiNardo痴 attorney saying that his client admitted to killing the four...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Here goes nothing. Another crappy night. Very little sleep, chasing itches & finding some way to slow down pain. Then a dozen trips to the potty. Went into the Barn when it cooled off a little (89), electric kit not there, maybe Cody did something with it or it was stolen.?? 1 More place to...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Thanks for the reply's & suggestion. Much appreciated. Looked up sward fish, good to eat, but no where could I find anyone the mentioned taste. OH wll iif its 1 of those $15/16 I can't afford it anyway. Today's accomplishments, not much, fed birds, watered weeds, & made a ham & cheese omelet...
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    Bring butterflies and hummingbirds home with a single plant

    The humble scarlet beebalm (Monarda didyma) has a lot to recommend it, especially in eastern North America, where it originated. This easy-care perennial not only attracts bees to your garden, but butterflies and hummingbirds also find it irresistible. It痴 a welcome addition to a perennial...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Merry Memorial Day, to all of you. I hope you took time out to give thanks to the people that made it possible for us to have the freedom & to live in the greatest nation on earth. Although I was in over 5 years, Nothing I did was close to what other folks have. enjoy your friends & family...
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    Memorial day

    "On Decoration Day" Political cartoon c 1900 by John T. McCutcheon. Caption: "You bet I'm goin' to be a soldier, too, like my Uncle David, when I grow up." Memorial Day - Wikipedia
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    On Memorial day May 29th, 2017

    Memorial Day - Wikipedia
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    Memorial day

    Please take a few moments on Memorial Day to thank the people that protected our great nation & gave us the freedom we all enjoy. Do more than bow your head on Memorial Day, take part Despite the various criticisms, the United States accomplished some very critical objectives during the fight...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Here goes nothing. The good (not much of that.)' the bad. lots of that & some in-between. Sure do appreciate it when at least some of you folks reply, or??? Good or Bad. Mostly a bunch ( small bunch ) of pictures . Some are already outdated. Plans change as I go along. - - - - - - -...
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    Burn Barrel

    Here is my former stove that at 1 time I cooked on the top. Now used as a burn barrel. Sort of messy around it, but clean up is on the way. :laughing: At 1 time the stove parts were off an expensive wood stove. Temp control on door.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Thank you for the link. Bookmarked it, will get some next spring. Little late for this year. Hope to get a real garden next year. Have a few new pictures to post. & Maybe a few old ones. If I get the scanner working have quite a few old ones as well. this years weeds (tomatoes) Stove, now...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    If something can go wrong it will. Yesterday the slicer ran & worked. Today nothing will make it go. Will try to take it apart & see if I can fix it. Sure turns things around, good & happy mood too a real crappy 1. Sliced up the potatoes by hand, did pretty good, Cut slice of canned ham, not...
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    Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    Not going to buy anything right away. Making a silly dream list of little items that 20% would be little help. The big items that I would like when more $$$$ are in my pocket. Not in any special order, Just what pops into my feeble mind. Compressor #Central Pneumaticï½® - item#69667 . Still...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Hi Ken & all, always glad to hear from you, Mrs. Healey & I caught a young lion alive. I did find the pictures of it, but they would not come up. they should be in Cowboys & Brands thread. You will have a good time reading it as well, Maybe better than this 1. Will post a picture or 2 that show...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Mutts are doing fine PITA included. Thought I had a fix yesterday to keep her out for a while. Nope she is here this morning. Look around later, a new place or poor fix.??? More important is ad a step to tractor, help me get on without falling. Maybe add a additional handle, just have to see...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Life goes on & on. At times no so sure I like it. As the song says, everyone wants to go to heaven, but not today. Read the ouch thread for the latest in the water hose battle. Dog's friend, at times (very very often) I would like to kill her. Think she may be teething, but not sure dogs...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    For a little update on my latest blunders, go to the "OUCH" thread. What I should do today is go to DMV & renew drivers license. Will I??? not sure yet, think about it for a while. Really want some tomalies & need some fuel for my new addition. Nope its not Dope!!! Chocolate. I do have enough...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Spring has sprung Summer came & went Fall has fell Winter has come & its colder Than usual. :D Actually its warmer than usual here. An interesting read. 5 New Year's resolutions for our out-of-touch media. (Hint: Start with some chocolate) | Fox News Thanks to all of you for you thoughts. If...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    It had to happen, knew it was coming. Bony is gone, 4th day that she has been gone. Best thing would be she was taken to jail I will miss her, hard girl to love. Dog does not seem to be interested in going out with her gone. Think even Bobby misses her. Have been somewhat depressed or unhappy...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Some pictures before getting into the bone of things. Christmas several years ago. Smoking a turkey. Cody & I in both pictures. Turkey came out super. Wall of shame. Want to convert this stove to propane. Very old but never been used. Have more ceramics for it and new ones are available on...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Hi folks, Have been busy with the nest. Got a door installed. put a panel beside it, that the dogs keep coming through. Plan at some point in time to build a dog door, of some sort. Lots of thoughts & plans. Indoor / outdoor carpet, 1/4" sort of desert colors. Though I wanted white paint. Nope...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Here are some pictures. Now guess what I will build with them. Flag just a few Months old. Now some pictures of the mess in progress. I move the mess around just so I can do it over again. North wall at start. Last years plastic seal. North Wall.There is some slightly more progress now...
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    Merry Thanks Giving to 1 & all

    - Enjoy the day.:thumbsup:
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Baby is cold this AM- 39 at 7:07 too cold for me. We need some humor so here goes. Now some old stuff. - - - - - - - - - - - Think I got them all?? Will tell about them later, have to see them as TBN does not keep file name. Its a pee thing, would like to sleep more that an...
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    Ammunition

    Here ya go. Never give up. 44-40 low power load?? Has to be hand loaded??
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    Take A Break From All The News, Go Outside, And Start Catching Leaves

    Sure sounds like a good idea. In my case i would have to be mesquite beans. :D As a kid, autumn also meant it was time for one of the greatest outdoor challenges known to humanity, namely, catching leaves. If it doesn稚 sound exciting, then keep reading. Take A Break From All The News, Go...
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    SKUNK STINK REMOVAL - Question???

    Had a skunk in the barn. It was under an old drafting table. Dogs were hot after it. Now I have stinky mutts & can hardly stand going in barn. One of the dogs I put some vinegar on & tomato juice, seemed to help a little. Other 2 have trouble doing that. Now the barn. My thoughts are, spray...
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    rust removal

    I know this has been posted before. But 2 searches did not turn up anything. 12 Battery, Borax & charger?? + type of metal. Its been said Coke also works, anyone tried it?? Thanks for your help.
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    PEX TUBING VRS MOUSE???

    Have a water leak under kitchen sink. Not the normal simple thing. Its under the cabinet floor,. With some difficulty I got it torn out. Temp plan is to wrap the pipe in tape & use a small clamp to hold it in place until I figure out a permanent repair. I know nothing about Pex, Any suggestions...
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    Ammunition

    Minnesota gun buyback program a dud, some legal owners say One person constructed a 都hotgun out of a piece of wood, some tape and a pipe. They were given a $100 gift card for the contraption, Minnesota gun buyback program a dud, some legal owners say | Fox News
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    California

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    Where's the older users

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    Building stairs/steps

    Here is a set of stairs that I built. Basically all you have to remember is 8 or 9 inches between & the same width. They are made from 1" bridge re-bar & 1/68" treads. treads have a angle support on the bottom. Were that regular re-bar they would not support the load. have had 2 250# + guys on...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Here is a picture of a tree that I wanted to braid. That didn't work. So I started weaving the branches in & out, forming loops, open spaces, & branches twisted twisted around the main trunk. It should be an interesting tree when it get a lot larger. Pictures & I have been having problems ever...
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    Old time Humer

    If you enjoyed Hee Ha, Archie Bunker, Benson & so on] On dish it is channel 322. Goes off about 11PM so tune in early.
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    Flag pole

    I made 1 about 10 years ago. 2 inch on the bottom & 1.5 on top. Big fake rifle on top tha swings with the wind. use a 3x5 flag, good quality, but the wind tears up about 2 a year
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    VA Benifits ???

    I need to make an appoint with my primary doctor. Main need is pain pills that actually work. have had some that do little or nothing. Almost constant pain in back & other places. Does the VA pay any disability payments ???? If so does it depend on rank, length of service??? All I have ever...
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    Mounting mirror on tractor ??

    Want to mount a mirror on tractor, It needs to be spring mounted as some of the places I go it would get broken off, Maybe mounted on FEL bracket, just drill some holes in it??? Suggestions please Thank you.
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    Ammunition

    21 best guns for home protection - Photos - Washington Times
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    steel toed boots vers Plastic

    I want to get some steel toed boots, with steel shanks. Seems like most of them are now some kind of plastic. Any of you tried the plastic??? did you like it???
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    Found this today, what is it

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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Here is a better picture found on the web at It also has a video. It is one of the rarest plants in the world. Night Blooming Cereus cactus - Queen of the Night - DesertUSA Crap, damm computer ate the pictures of all of them Found it. So frustrating
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    Your best Tractor - your worst tractor

    I will start this off with a very rare & hard to get tractor. :laughing: :laughing:
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Man was I upset. computer would not read camera chip. Went out & got 1 last picture, flower almost closed. Finally I got Photo Shop to read the chip. Pictures not as clear as I thought. Wind was blowing & they are slightly blurred , but I do have them Picture of the flower all most closed a...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Guess summer is almost here. 118 today & may go up another degree. Cooler is doing its job, 77 inside, 41 degree spread. All Most 2 hot to go out & get beer. :laughing: Guess I will be shopping at Wally World 3/4 AM. Problem Can't buy beer until after 8AM. This place was not quite my first...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    WELL IT HAD TO HAPPEN The pump in the cooler crapped out today. Not that it's really hot only 105 or 6. Was going to get dog & bird seeds today. Glad I didn't, just have to go again tomorrow. Have a hose propped up to spray a some water on it. It works a little. Went to town yesterday & only...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Lets start off with some critter antics. Oped back door about 3AM, on the deck was a road runner & 2 cactus wrens. They scattered instantly. In actuality there are not many bugs here, Some strange flying ants with a green hind end, Cactus wrens sure like them. 1 Little guy came checked me out...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Would you believe summer is almost here?? 12 Noon time & 112. May just warm up any day now. Cooler doing its job (mostly.) Kept temp 34 degrees below outside yesterday. It is not putting out the volume it should. Need to oil the bushing or replace the whole spider. It also needs a new belt. I...
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    Wow, Wow, Can't beat this with a stick

    Crowdfunded beer pipeline to protect medieval city of Bruges Crowdfunded beer pipeline to protect medieval city of Bruges | Fox News
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Some useless rambling-:D First some more on critters. Riley, went to drink & put both front feet in pan. Why ??? Quail landed on center rail of the shade frame & checked out the dove nest. Was feeding the birds & saw a white thing with a round black hole in it. Ir was a complete empty egg...
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    Best & worst Moter Cycle - Most fun

    Lets have some more fun. this time with motor cycles. You go first.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    First an up date on the critters. Buzzard came & sat on tractor rop-s.ts looking at the snake, I'm hoping it takes the snake & goes away. Then I worry it going to poop, it must be horrible, big messy & stinky turds. Didn't take the snake, came back 2 more times, just flew low & went on. Twice...
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    Your best Truck & Your Wost

    My best the 1993 Dodge power wagon. Pictures not so hot. Shows dent in side where it was broad sided. - No pictures of 77 power wagon. 440 engine total lack of power & mileage so poor I had a 50 gallon tank put in the bed. Beautiful truck stage coach mural down each side. Traded it for a...
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    Your best Truck & Your Wost

    What do you consider your best truck> & our worst?? Thorw in your auto if you like. Lets just have a fun thread!!!! My best 73 Dodge Power wagon & Worst a 77 Dodge power wagon. Will get into the why reasons & what reasons a little later.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Pickle fork is something I dreamed up to dig a narrow ditch for a water line. Also cut down a shovel to clean the ditch. - - H a another 1 but caan't up load it. Works fine on computer but tbm says its not a picture file. May convert it to some other format& try again. It only digs about 12...
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    How much horse power do you need ??

    Dad bought a new Chevy 3/4 ton in 1941. It was rated a 93 HP. But you did not use that as the engine was a splash oilier. Used that truck well in too the 60s High side boards made of hard wood. to haul 2 horses. Most of the time it had a partition with 10 hounds below. On top was camp gear...
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    Windows 10 Bah Humbug

    Woke up & found windows was installing #10, nothing I wanted, but no way to stop it. Now I am stuck with this piece of crap. Hate it. It ate solitaire game & it is completely gone. Simple little thing down load another 1. Nope, tried 2 or 3 different & none of them can be found I really don't...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    More senseless drivel. & Maybe a few pictures, if I can find them. Don't really have anything to complain about other than the ac in truck. But I will any way.:D Almost had a beer crisis today. Had a few $$ & went local store in laid in a small supply.:licking: Local feed store has been open...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Well here goes nothing. Nothing new or great. Mexican air force is back. That would be Turkey buzzards. Road runner here every day. Big quail & doves ignore it. Friendly snake by the barn door again. Seemed to have a broken back, moving around with not real direction, flipped its tail & it...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Some pictures. Dad, Sister & I Me 1946 Mom Dad Little Sister.
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    guinea hens do you have any tell me what you think

    thank you
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Found the pictures of the dove nest. - - done for a while. Jim
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    Fixing a ear tire -==== UGH

    The good, bad & the ugly. The good 2 shinny new tires on front. actual 10 ply, mine tires that can hold up to 175lbs of air. Guy mounting tires laughed & told another guy in Spanish & he laughed when I only wanted 25lbs of air. And the bad or ugly starts. Cruised around on new tires...
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    Math Problem - How many Cans ??

    1 Dry empty Beer can weighs 15 Kilograms. How many cans at .45c a pound will it take to get a $2000 down payment on a newer pick up???? Will I kill my liver first or just die of old age ??
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    John Deere Stlver ware ???

    Was wondering if any of you have or even seen John Deere silver ( stainless ) silver ware. About a dozen years ago at the Wall Mart in Escondido CA, I bought a set. Nice & heavy & good quality. Does not say on them, but I don't think they were made in China. Not very expensive.. Wish now I had...
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    Portable gas grill disaster

    Had a disaster night before last. About 2am went out to cook some tomiles. Lit the little grill. When I lit it, didn't look quite right. Then flames started coming out the bottom & then the back of the lid, big flames. Set a wast basket on fire, it was about 2 feet away. Beer cans started...
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    Dog pics

    Dog peers out of semi after smashing rig into tree, car Dog surveys damage after crashing semi-truck in Mankato, Minn. (Marie Brace) One dog’s newest trick is crashing a semi-truck after taking it for a short joyride. Police in Mankato, Minn., say a golden Labrador retriever put the idling...
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    Dog pics

    How I know all dogs go to heaven Joshua Rogers By Joshua Rogers Published March 02, 2016 FoxNews.com I was 10 years old when I saw my neighbor run over my dog, Spot. In a horrific flash, Spot went under the tire, thrashed around in the front yard for a few seconds and then collapsed in the...
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    FUNNY SURVIVAL TIPS

    I blundered on this while looking for something else. Yes I do a lot of blundering. Grab a beer & your favorite cigar, then enjoy.:thumbsup::)...
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    Water well - Airpot ???

    Trying to find information on a Airpot. Tank is not a bladder tank. It's an open steel tank. Airpot is used to regulate the amount of air & water. Been all over the net & no information on anything but bladder tanks & parts.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    It was on the local news yesterday. Yep they are very mean. Every hunt that dad & Uncle Dale went on cost a few hounds. Here is a picture from some time in the 50s.
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    Patato Basket - old fashion metal type ??

    Are they made any more?? looked all over the net & all I could find are some sort of wicker baskets. Friend has a couple of them, but have hung on his porch so long they may be useless.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Not too many good Christmas stories. Pretty much ignored these days. Think these pictures are from the Christmas that I smoked a ham ^ turkey. Cody talked about this not long ago. "Best turkey I ever had". Yes folks it was very good. Here is a picture of a fine Christmas tree. -
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    New PROPANE TANK 4 Water Storage ???? - Welding progect

    I am thinking of getting a brand new 500 gal. propane tank for water storage. Any of you done this ?? Pipe fittings would have to be weld in. Ends thicker than the tank its self. How thick is the tank?? Thanks for your help & advice.
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Here is an article from the newspaper. I am the young boy 0r where it says Bobby it should say Buddy, my nick name. in the article. Hope they work. - More later Jim
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    Dogs - Down sizing??

    I recently went to the pound (Dog Jail) & most of the dogs that should be quite large were 1/3 or even smaller that they should have been. That includes Mastiffs, German Sheppard's, Rottweiler's & so on. Anyone have an idea why???:confused3:
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Guess its time for an update - much has happened (Too Much). Was going to post a few pictures, computer sure does hid a lot of them. - - All I can find right now. I thin Dog & Riley stayed in 3 or 4 days. Then went out the drain ditch that I had put a heavy screen over with rock on top of...
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    Pig Weeds All Gone ???

    Use to have a large patch of pig weeds ( careless weed ) In the front yard & other places. Some when conditions were right would get 12 feet tall. But when young, up to about a foot high they were great as a spice, used in home remedies & even good in salads. Some small birds liked the seeds if...
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    TRIVA FUN

    There ya go, 2 lane & T.J. System was pretty simple once you knew what it was & how to use it. The Model T was a rear-wheel drive vehicle. Its transmission was a planetary gear type billed as "three speed". In today's terms it would be considered a two-speed, because one of the three speeds was...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Kind of a strange year 9 winter / spring, critters & weeds both confused. First a picture or 2 of the lovers. Some of the really cute stuff then do goes on so fast no way to get pictures. - - Mother Bobby & spoiled brat Riley. Now on to the weeds. Forget the name of this plant. It's...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    She is more than at home. Now its her world. I'm Just here to pet & give treats. :D Some pictures of dogs at he gate. Gate is to keep theft down. spices, silver ware. meat thermometer & most anything, including a hammer. - - - Would any jury convict any to these innocent looking suspects...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    I already had the worst dog in the west & now he has a pardner in crime. What he does not think of, she does. New crimes committed daily. :laughing: If I didn't love them, nobody else would have them. :D Never have the camera when the dogs are really being cute. But did get some fun pictures...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Here is my 1 picture of the new girl. She is actually better looking than in the picture. Got camera charging & hopefully get some more of her, her & Little Boy & maybe all 3 mutts. Anyone else having trouble posting & / or uploading a picture???
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    OH NO - I may be a Wino!!

    A few weeks ago, went to the store & a very nice looking lady was giving out free samples of "Madria Sangria". In addition to being cute she had a good gift of gab. Just for fun struck up a conversation with her. She poured me a cup the Sangria & then another as we talked. I had tried Sangria...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Some what lost in all the recent events. Someone may be eating my quail , doves or both. Last Sunday there were shotgun blasts pretty close to my house. I heard 6 shots. It may be quail and / or dove season. Not getting the big flocks coming in, some may have just scattered> There is a mother...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    A Very bad night at this place. It was an accident, but Little Boy killed Little Brat. She had a short but Happy life. Truly a 1 man dog, she would have nothing to do with other humans & I was that lucky man. At midnight I got up 7 could hear what sounded like a puppy whimpering & a few short...
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    Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Hauled a little dirt today. Nothing wrong here, just lots of "Fun". -
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Played in the dirt today. Not as much fun as it should have been. Not warm & a weird sort of rain. Trailer is an 18 footer & had not been moved in 3 or 4 years. Thumped tires & they seemed OK. Had to air up an almost flat on truck, was going to really check trailer tires, but it didn't happen...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    More boring BS, all true of course. Been moving dirt on the road at my friends house. It's the No2 road in & out of this area, with quite a bit of traffic. So I can only work on about 1/2 of it at a time. If I had a small to medium tracked Cat I would be done by now. With my little 45 horse &...
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    Did a Little Forging Today

    I needed another tire spoon. Torch & tanks were stolen some time back. So it was time to fire up the old forge. So fire up the forge, simple enough right!! Have some home made charcoal in a 20 gallon can & a few bricketts, put them in an old pan dump on some starter fluid & I'm good to go...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Hi Lady, That is a 100 caliber Falling Block, made by yours truly. Actually the Falling block ( Sliding Block Not to be confused with a rolling block.) receiver is real. Barrel is 1" conduit, Stock is sheet metal. They were lever action, but lever is bent metal strip, fore grip is an old metal...
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Hi ken & all, Meant to post pictures. Not yesterdays but from before. - - I use the bucket to raise & lower the pole. Chain pole to bucket to keep it from sliding off. Had the chain a little to tight yesterday & that made it hard to get loose. Real bad part was lining up the hole in the...
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    Company names

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    Backhoe  757c backhoe seal - parts & dealer rant

    Not real happy with New Holland & local dealer. Now I am in favor of Holland the dealer making a profit. But I don't like being gouged. I need to replace the seal in the stabilizer cylinder, part #5 in the diagram. From the picture it looks like there are 3 separate seals. Object moved Local...
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    Dog pics

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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    another good old fashion liniment. We always had a bottle or 2 around. Colza oil also has medicinal purposes and was used to make Gombault’s Caustic Balsam, a liniment “for man and beast” that was once popularly used on horses and humans. - Now on too absorbine jr. :D
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    Bad Day at Block Rock - errrr - Make it Bad Year.

    Just about a year ago, a friend was dying of cancer. I was helping him get his things in order. Just about finished & got a bad pain & swelling in my groin. Knew it was something bad. My sister took me to ER, I was still filling out the paper work & doctor ask if sister could finish it. Next...
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    A HERMIT Want A BE

    I hate going to town & after I get there I hate being there. Plan my stops & needs ahead of going. Then usually skip 1 or 2 stops in order to get out of town sooner. Sort of have to go at least twice a month. Milk beer & dog food. It usually takes me about 3 days to talk myself into actually...
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    Never thought I see the day 22 lr. ammo.

    Local Ace Hardware had 22 LR Viper at $7.95 a box of 50. Not use to this ammo, good? bad? price good? bad? Safe in an auto loader? I could have had several boxes, but just bought one. Was given some Old 22lR by western. Works OK in my Bolt. But cases often split in my grandsons auto loader...
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    What to use for gate posts

    It's good for horses, grown cattle & vehicles. Even off road type. Should I want or need a wider gat i would put a pull out post in the center. Could not be pulled if gate is locked. I don't want tall posts on my gates, like to be able to lift long objects over them. Pictured is another gate I...
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    What to use for gate posts

    Pictures of a gate that I built. Good gate for vehicles. It's 12' 6" wide. Support posts are 6" pipe & RR tie. Both set in concrete. Latch post 2" pipe, driven into ground. Simple flip latch that locks. Neutral swing, stays where put. It was run into & bent as shown in the picture, nothing gave...
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    Dog pics

    Time to get this off my chest. Now first of I don't believe in ghosts, aliens, UFO'S, ET'S or any of that hocus pocus. So it was just a dream - Right?? My 1975 Dodge truck was show room fresh, bright & shinny. Kirby was young & sleek, bout the best looking dog you ever saw. The Dodge was our...
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    A Drinking Problem

    Now it is understood that a littler eye opener to start the day is OK. A mid morning Pick Me upper is fine. A little something at lunch time is spot on. An afternoon break with a snort or 2 is well understood. Naturally at quitting time A few drinks is only natural. A little something before...
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    COWBOY'S - Lets hear from you + Pictures

    Riding & roping
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    New Dog - OMG - More fun than I wanted

    Well I finally got some pictures. Sort of OK, camera acting up & "little boy" would not hold still. Heart shape on face looks more like a heart in real life. - - - -
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    Critters captured on camera

    Here is a little guy that almost got run over. It crossed the road right in front of the truck last Sat. My guess is about 5 feet long, but hard to tell. Think its in the Gopher snake family, but only a guess. He was moving fairly fast but not flat out. Found a hole & disappeared seconds after...
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    New Dog - OMG - More fun than I wanted

    Hi lady, Always glad to hear from you. The jailers guessed him to be 1 year & 7 months old. But ???? Think if I survive long enough to get his cone off, things will go fine. Now the big nut wants to be a Lap Dog. Gave him a couple of lessons on Sit. Push down on his rear & pull out 1 leg. He...
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    Lawn Roller Build

    I did a complete build on a roller & compactor. don't remember the name of the thread. About 2 years ago. Think if you go to search & type in roller or sheeps foot it should come up. It can be filled with water for added weight & emptied for transport Here are a couple of pictures. -
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    New Dog - OMG - More fun than I wanted

    Since my big girl ( 140 / 150 pounds ) passed away a few months ago. I decided it was time for a new big dog. Well the biggest dog in jail / pound was 76.4 LBS, still young & may grow a little more. He is strong & pulls on the leash so hard it hurts your hands & wrist. First problem, he did not...
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    Gun &ammo Shortage - Might Be Of Interest

    snopes.com: Marlin Firearms Bought Out by George Soros A little information on the reason for the shortage & wild prices.
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    Dry DOG Food ???

    I would like to hear what you feed your dogs & would you recommend it. I currently have 2 girl dogs about 40 pounds each, My big girl died about 5 months ago & I would like to have another big dog. Some where in the 100 pound range. Been up & down the internet looking & just about every...
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    COWBOY'S - Lets hear from you + Pictures

    I had a saying that I used on quite a few want to be cowboys. "I have fallen off of better horses than most of you have rode." Actually I have never been thrown off, when I expected the horse to buck. In about 1952 or 53 we had a 1/4 horse colt named "Nosy", Brought him to town (Tombstone...
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    First rattle snake of the season - Killed

    Here is the picture of the little critter. Probably about 2 years old.
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    First rattle snake of the season - Killed

    After killing 7 - maybe 8 last year I didn't expect too many this year. the girls (dogs) gave the something is wrong or we have a snake here signal. Sure enough he/ she was under the truck & mad as he!!. Only thing close was a very dull hoe. Took several good whacks to finally get it. Looked...
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    You May Be A Redneck

    > [B]Windows into the redneck psyche?/B] > > Rednecks have the lowest stress rate because they do > Not understand the seriousness of most medical terminology: > > Medical Term > > Redneck Definition > Artery > > The study of...
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    Critters captured on camera

    My pictures aren't all that exciting like elks & such. A couple of notes. Roadrunners can fly & fly very well. They often hunt in pairs, male & female. Have 2 adult pair living real close. Tried to find the nests, but no luck in 2 years of looking. Nests are very close to the ground. Often one...
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    Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    More fun - One of them may be some rednecks :laughing: - -
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    30 Ft. Flag Pole

    Hi, Have thought about solar lights. Looked at that one, don't think it would last, sun here eats plastic much too fast to be practical. And it would increase my already high wind load. A ground based unit would be better & easy to replace. Or when possible run some 110 current out there...
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    Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

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    30 Ft. Flag Pole

    Might of had some wind here. Near new 600# rope & bent the sheet metal rifle stock. Pole it's self doing fine. Rope will be replaced with a small steel cable. -
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    MERRY EASTER - BUNNIES & INDIANS

    Sure hope you have a merry Easter & the Bunny lays you a Golden Egg. I think that is how the story goes.:D On a more serious note. Went to town today. Saturday 19th, tomorrow is Easter. A little over 20 miles from my place is big Casino & hotel. On the same property is a convenience store that...
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    Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    You might say this was the end of the haul. :D
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    Aviation Humor

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    So what's the easiest way to square off this pipe?

    See Picture. I would think by now you would have pipe cut & be 1/2 done with the build???
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    30 Ft. Flag Pole

    I've had some experience with a 30+ foot flag pole & high winds. Your pole is going to be overloaded with 1 4x6 flag, 2 will be a disaster waiting to happen. My pole is 2" lower & 1.5" top with all joints reenforced with welded on angle iron. Had a 4x6 flag for a while & the pole swayed a whole...
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    Aviation Humor

    > And now a few gems from Air Traffic Control > > ========================= > > Tower: "Delta 351, you have traffic at 10 o'clock, 6 miles ." > Delta 351: "Give us another hint! We have digital watches!" > > ========================= > > "TWA 2341, for noise abatement turn right 45 degrees." >...
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    Just a NORMAL Day

    A few days ago went to take a shower. Waters cold - Out of Propane. - No big deal - Just load the tank & go get it filled. Along the way drive out in the desert a little way & let the girls run & hunt. Grab a couple of small trees (Dead ) for fire wood. Get home & hook up tank. Sort of pulled...
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    Anyone Fly RC Airplanes?

    To bad you are so far away, would be more than glad to help you. I started playing with them in about 1958 ( Along with control line ). Its a great sport ( A downer now & then.) I have probably tough well over 100 people to fly. Best advice is the join the AMA & find a club near you. Most clubs...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    There are times when I envy you fols with lots of big trees & lots of wood to split & stack. But when I see the pictures with all the snow & ice, the envy goes away & I am happy with the "Crappy wood I get & burn. I much prefer mesquite, but any wood will do. In the pictures is wood to cut &...
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    Remington 8" 18V Chain Saw - ???

    It is suppose to cut 150 1/.5" limbs on a single charge. cute little guy When stealing (semi legal) wood don't want the noise of a regular saw. Most trees around here are fairly small, just want to cut notch so it pulls down easily. Legal to cut dead & down wood & enough for a camp fire. maybe a...
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    Remington 8" 18V Chain Saw - ???

    Well I went & did it. Ordered this miniature chain saw. Sure hope it works, 60 day warranty (return privileges) & 1 year on battery. Brand new $50, with free shipping. Anybody ever see one or use one????
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    Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    That appears to be an old time peddlers truck, that called on people in rural areas. here are a couple of fun ones.
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    Home Made "Handgun"

    I have a desire to make a double barrel handgun. It will only be used to shoot snakes (Rattlers - killed 7 last year). only shell will .22 short or possibly rat shot. Probably start off with a single barrel, then the double. If success is high, might even build a "Pepper Box" six shot some day...
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    DRAGON SOFTWARE ???

    Does anyone here use it??? I hate their commercial, way to long, on at least once an hour, if not more, & on every channel that I watch. My two hands don't work together very good anymore. Way too much time is spent re typing things. :confused3:
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    Critters captured on camera

    Here are a couple of pictures of the Gray Squirrel that has moved in. No Idea how he got here, closest habitat for them is over 60 miles away. He / She (??) likes to feed on the bird block. - Another Road Runner picture. It dug something out of the ground to her left. After tossing it out...
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    Critters captured on camera

    Feeding the birds is a very small part of the problem. Been feeding them for years. The drouth is a major factor. I had very few rodents until this year. Then they came in droves mostly for water. New are 1 Gray Squirrel, (Should not be here at all) lots of chip monks. plus rats & mice. Think...
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    Critters captured on camera

    Right in the middle of a day of problems, this guy showed up. I was working on the cooler when Bobby let me know we had a snake. Not more than 15 feet away, it was under the house. 2 Hits & 1 miss with BB rifle & he was still wanting to bite. Little shovel did him in. #7 This year. Here are...
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    Critters captured on camera

    Is this good enough for you?? - - - - - -1
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    Critters captured on camera

    They Just Keep Coming. Rattler #6. Around 8:30 I heard the familiar sound. Dogs saying snake. Opening front door, I could hear the buzzing. Get trusty pellet rifle, small sharp shovel and go looking. Sounded like it was under the house. Nope, under a stack of plywood. After moving, there it...
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    Critters captured on camera

    The Mexican Air Force has landed. Boon's hat band is all gone. Picture 1 & 2 are the first buzzard to land. he was joined by the other guy & they shared for a little while. Then buzzard #3 showed up & chased them off. Then they chased it off. The chasing went on for quite a while, until there...
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    Dog pics

    A Place For Us These have helped get me through some tough losses. They still make me cry like a baby though. Me to Cry - Thank You Happy Days Pictures -- - - - - -
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    Critters captured on camera

    Once they are dead, I just put them out for the Mexican Air Force. (Turkey Buzzards). Don't even save the rattles.
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