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    Here is what we do to sort of keep things...

    Here is what we do to sort of keep things fresh... We GET OUR HOUSE READY FOR SALE once a year. Yes, we do all the stuff both large and small that we would do if we were going to put the house on the...
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    The new computer is just absolutely awesome;...

    The new computer is just absolutely awesome; especially now that I am learning to drive it in gears that are higher than first gear. I finally learned how to do the digital photo thing so I can send...
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    We have a little 5 X 8 box trailer with high...

    We have a little 5 X 8 box trailer with high sides and nice racks inside for the tie-downs. I would hate to have to duplicate it so what I do is unpin the tilt bed mechainsm and leave it tilted. Then...
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    Actually we like the motel breakfast in the motel...

    Actually we like the motel breakfast in the motel chain that we usually stay with while we are on vacation. We try to have a big breakfast and then a minumum lunch on the road, and quit early enough...
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    The right welder

    I suppose in the final analysis, the right welder is the one that meets the needs of the owner; be it building up tracks on a Cat hour after hour with harfacing rod, or welding sheet steel on a do it...
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    220/120 Service for welder

    Yeek!... I just spent almost a full week in the shop making friends with my Miller 35 wire machine, and once again it is abundantly clear to me that bigger IS better. The duty cycle of that machine...
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    Re: Grinding Disc Suggestions

    My grinder usage is primarily of a "blacksmith" nature, so what I do is use TWO DIFFERENT GRINDERS, a 7"Makita and a 5"Milwaukee. Both have a 5/8" threaded spindle. That way, I can use the cast-off...
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    Re: Water pressure switch to protect well pump?

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif In industrial sewage applications they use an aneroid on the top end of a tube and have a self-cleaning cycle whereby the tube is charged with air to re-establish the...
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    Re: Central Boiler Temp too low

    Are you using a recirculation line on that system? For REASONS WHICH I HAVE NEVER QUITE UNDERSTOOD, you need a line that goes from the hot manifold to the cold manifold to make the system work...
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    Re: Water pressure switch to protect well pump?

    My extensive background in water supply usually leads me away from threads like this because of all the do-it-yerselfers and the massive amounts of misinformation that seems to swirl around those...
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    Re: Propane powered trimmer

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif I'm agonizing over this trimmer issue as well. I have a STHIL which is a tremendous machine in every way, except that the seat isn't all that good and the air...
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    Re: Craftsman compressor

    /forums/images/icons/smile.gif That feature is called an "UNLOADER", and didn't we go through this very same thing with one of Pat's compressors not very long ago? /forums/images/icons/crazy.gif ...
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif It's too bad you aren't a little closer, Pat; there is nothing I like more than doing a changeover system for standby power. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif These...
  14. Thread: OspreyCam

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    Re: OspreyCam

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif I was doing some work for a N.California gold mine in 2001, and saw a nesting box that they had constructed near one of their water supply ponds. That was my first...
  15. Thread: Washing clothes

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    Re: Washing clothes

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif This discussion has triggered a few "remembers", and one of them is the Maytag Washing Machine Engines (we called them motors.) Each time the clever appliance store...
  16. Thread: Special For Pat

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    Re: Special For Pat

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif If ONLY, .... if ONLY! /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif
  17. Thread: Well I never

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    Re: Well I never

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif The bammy's biggest weakness is that he wants everyone to LIKE him (a huge mistake) so he promises everything to everybody. There is so much that is screwed up now...
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    Re: Questions about growing hay

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif I have to chuckle just a bit about this since I spent years in the custom hay baling business and in that capacity I have baled some fairly small fields. I'm not very...
  19. Thread: Chicken Advice

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    Re: Chicken Advice

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif Now that your coop is nearly finished I hesitate to mention this, but in one of the past issues of FARM SHOW MAGAZINE, there was an article about this guy who has...
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    Re: Lava rocks for landscaping

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif After reading about your home in SOCAL, Pat, I am reminded of the time a dentist and family friend asked my dad and I if we could help him get some landscaping rock...
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    Re: Cabinets can be tough

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif Building cabinets? I equate that with going to the moon. Waaaaayyy beyond my level of woodsness. /forums/images/icons/crazy.gif Yes, I KNOW, that cabinet manufacurers...
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    Re: Cabinets can be tough

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif How about measure twenty-three times,... cut once. It is SO hard to put six inches BACK ONTO a countertop. /forums/images/icons/crazy.gif
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    Cabinets can be tough

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif Whew! It has been about four years since I installed any cabinets, and I had forgotten how tough it was! You really have to be stubborn in order to get "perfection"...
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    Re: Dual pressure tanks?

    /forums/images/icons/smile.gif I saw a commercially-sold setup once which used EIGHTEEN small cells. It was really clandestine. The problem with so many bladder cells is detecting failed units....
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    Re: Dual pressure tanks?

    /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif Yes. /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif
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