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    Re: Livestock fence across a creek

    I saw this really great solution for cattle on one of the local ranches. There was a bridge for a seasonal stream that could really fill up and this helped keep the cattle from walking under the road...
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    Re: Sealing wooden horse stalls.

    I hope that your moving to KY to take advantage of some of the big money that KY pays out for breeders.

    To answer your questions...
    my experience is that sprying has more loss in materials but...
  3. Thread: engine braking

    by mfaley
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    Re: engine braking

    Hey Folks,
    A couple of questions for the experts here.....
    1. Exhaust brakes. Any huge difference? The dealer is saying that the Mopar/Jacobs is the way to go and does not void my warranty. I see...
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    Re: another year of locking horns with nieghbor..

    Rose,
    How did you end up on this?

    thanks,
    Mark
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    Re: diesel truck help can\'t decide what to get

    OK.....now thats a question that is likely to spark some debate. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif

    We looked around in '02 and ended up with a Dodge for pulling our horse trailers and around the...
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    Re: horse fencing options please

    QRTRHRS,
    thats smart to break them up into smaller groups that get along.

    Your place looks nice. I wish we had that much space....

    Regards,
    Mark
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    Re: Interested in what you think of my situation

    Buck,
    From the business perspective we factored in everything which is how we get to the larger number. We have the horses for fun so its easy to discount those numbers but if one, as you mention,...
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    Re: wood stove - bang for the buck

    We have a Lopi stove and really like it. It's been a primary heat source for the last 12 years and there have been no problems. Very solid and well built.

    Regards,
    Mark
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    Re: Interested in what you think of my situation

    My 2 cents is that QRTRHRS is correct.

    Most people really underestimate the costs. We sat down and figured out what it really costs us to keep a horse and it came out to a bit over $400/ month....
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    Re: Another Barn Question - Floors & horsies

    Are you planning on useing shavings or some other type of bedding? Let us know how that floor system holds up.

    thanks,
    Mark
  11. Thread: Horse magazines

    by mfaley
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    Re: Horse magazines

    Thanks Dave. I was not aware that site was out there.

    To answer the original question.....there are a lot and it depends on your area of interest.

    On the western side there are a ton of breed...
  12. Thread: Gas Prices

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    Re: Gas Prices

    Probably true but I am always interested in knowing how little others pay compared to CA. The least expensive diesel I can find it $3.18 in our area.

    Regards,
    Mark
  13. Thread: Bible of barns?

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    Re: Bible of barns?

    I am for sure with Egon on this. 'Pends on what you want to use it for.

    I say you should determine what you want to do with it and then talk with folks in your area. Find a bunch of old timers who...
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    Re: horse fencing options please

    Darn, I sure dont mean to step on any toes. Use what is the best for your set up. For sure there is nothing good about seeing a horse get hurt and, to me, they are usually accidents waiting to...
  15. Thread: Snake Bit Dog

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    Re: Snake Bit Dog

    Richardlu,
    I am sorry to hear of your loss.

    I have heard that, depending on where the dog was bit, how much venom was released, and how quickly the venom spread, your dog might not have had much...
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    Re: Garbage Eating Animals

    Arbo,
    Welcome to CBN. I think you will find most of the folks here very helpful.

    I have seen folks bring goats in to clear land and, from what I have heard, they do the best job. I also...
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    Re: What would kill?

    Karen, I think Fred is right. Probably domestic dogs that pack up and do damage.

    One thing you can do is get a camera that triggers off of a motion detector. If they are dogs and you recognize...
  18. Thread: computer games

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    Re: computer games

    "It was very difficult for me to follow as he was displaying different views, moving around different locations and using many different site functions. He did this with ease and no hesitation."

    I...
  19. Thread: Tractor uses

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    Re: Tractor uses

    If she took the tractor and replied the same way he asked I can see why he wanted to marry her...... /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
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    Re: Strange tale happened locally!

    Nat,
    Are you sure that did not happen in CA?

    'Cause it really sounds like something that would happen in LA or SF..........

    Good way to start my weekend. Thanks for sharing.
    Mark
  21. Thread: Fence Question

    by mfaley
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    Re: Fence Question

    Mikek101,
    Welcome to CBN.

    Let me admit I have no real fabrication skills although I did manage to do what you are talking about with my tractor. I used my box scraper but the idea is that you can...
  22. Thread: Wedge-Loc

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    Re: Wedge-Loc

    flymutt,
    Welcome to CBN!

    I have seen but never used the Wedge Loc system. I suspect that as long as it is on the outside of a good 'no Climb' fencing such as Red Brand you are probably ok....
  23. Thread: MIG Welder Help

    by mfaley
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    Re: MIG Welder Help

    Thanks Pat,
    The two I am looking at so far are both from HD. One is the Weldpack 100 and the other is the Weldpack 3200. They both seem like I can plug them into a normal wall socket as long as it...
  24. Thread: MIG Welder Help

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    Re: MIG Welder Help

    Thanks Tim and Pat!

    I think its time for me to start dropping hints about Christmas. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif

    I noticed that there is, as Tim mentions, another welder with a bit more...
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    Re: Stacking cordwood to measure it.

    Looks like I am off base here. Sorry for any bad advice.

    Mark
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