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    Traveling with pets

    I'm moving and will be driving 1100 miles with 3 pets, a dog (golden retriever) and 2 cats (a hefty calico and small short hair). It's my first time ever traveling with pets. I'm absolutely shocked...
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    Re: Dog options for 11-year-old kids

    I think someone asked for a picture, so here is a picture of her right after her first swim in my brothers pond in Michigan early this summer. She's a LOT bigger now, over 60 lbs.

    Is there any way...
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    Age of dog to start using an invisible fence

    Our Golden Retriever, Libby, is 3 months old now. She's really growing fast! She is doing well with the training. We've taught her not to jump up on people, not to bite, etc. The only real...
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    Re: Granite kitchen sink

    I bought a carbide hole saw at Menards and it did the job easily. I just took it slow and took a couple breaks to let things cool off. Thanks everyone for your help.
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    Granite kitchen sink

    Has anyone worked with a granite kitchen sink? It's a Franke brand Model DP3322-1. It says it's granite, and describes it as a rock hard composite material that won't scratch, etc. I want to add...
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    Re: Dog options for 11-year-old kids

    I put a $100 deposit down on a female Golden Retriever AKC puppy (total is $300). I decided to go with a female because I read (in several places) they are generally smaller than the males. I saw...
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    Re: Dog options for 11-year-old kids

    Ian, Thanks for that info. I checked on the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever and it would probably be just right. Problem is, the closest one I could find is over 1000 miles away and cheapest...
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    Dog options for 11-year-old kids

    My twins (boy and girl) will turn 11 in early July and my wife and I have decided to get them a dog for their birthday. We're leaning heavily toward a Golden Retriever. That's what the kids have...
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    Cut back lilac bush - fact or fiction?

    I have a "Common Purple Lilac" that I bought at Lowes and planted 2 years ago. It didn't flower at all last year. This year, it had 1 "bunch" (not sure what to call it) of flowers on it. I was...
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    Shelters

    Is www.clearspan.com the current front runner for shelters? I was looking at Cover-It a while ago, but I see they have been bought out and the place that bought them doesn't seem to be on the ball. ...
  11. Thread: Horse magazines

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    Horse magazines

    What are the most popular horse magazines and web sites to get info on horses and anything related to horses?
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    Re: Generator basics

    After doing some reading and based on your responses, I understand how it all works now. I like the idea of being able to select where I want the load to go, so I'll go with one of the transfer...
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    Re: Generator basics

    Thanks, I'll check out that web site and do some reading. The reason I'm asking about this is because I'm getting ready to switch my power lines going to the house from overhead to buried. I was...
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    Generator basics

    I'm considering getting a generator to run the refrigerator, freezer,and furnace in the case of a power outage. What size generator do I need for this? How do generators connect to the house...
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    Re: Need suggestions for outside pets for kids

    BlueRidge, I appreciate your input. I am kind of stuck between a rock and a hard place on this issue. The truth is, there are a lot of others out there that are not really "animal people" that have...
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    Re: Need suggestions for outside pets for kids

    "Danny, you are not an animal person."

    I certainly won't argue that! The problem is that my kids (9 year old twins), especially my daughter, love animals. The other thing is that I was not...
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    Re: Need suggestions for outside pets for kids

    Well, we tried the rabbits. Got them this spring. They are Mini Lops. We got 2 of them. Sisters, so they have always been together. We got them because a friend had one and it seemed nice. They...
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    Reliability of DirecTV vs Dish Network

    I have a DirecTV dish and it has been very reliable for over 5 years now. But, I just found out Dish Network is cheaper, about $35 per month for their base package. So, I can get all the channels I...
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    Re: Homelite Super XL spark plug gap

    In case anyone needs to know, I was able to get a manual. I went to the Homelite web site and found a phone number to call. They sent me manual for free! The manual calls for .025" for the spark...
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    Re: Homelite Super XL spark plug gap

    Rob, Do you use Homelite oil or standard 2-cycle oil? If you use standard 2-cycle oil, what fuel mix ratio do you use? I'll mix up some fresh fuel and try it, but I don't know what ratio to use and...
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    Re: Homelite Super XL spark plug gap

    Now that I've got the gap right, any source of info that tells what the fuel mixure should be? I've been using 32:1 (same as my weed wacker), but that may not be right.
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    Re: Homelite Super XL spark plug gap

    Thanks Al, I'll set it to .028".

    "You need to get one more cat to set it right"
    /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif I don't think I could handle another cat! /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif
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    Homelite Super XL spark plug gap

    Does anyone have a Homelite Super XL chainsaw and/or a manual for one? I got a new spark plug for it, but don't know what the gap is supposed to be. I could just set it to what the old one was I...
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    Need to slow down a ceiling fan

    My mother-in-law and I have the same problem. We each have a gas fireplace and a 50" 3 speed ceiling fan in the same room. The heat from the fireplace tends to go straight up to the ceiling. So,...
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    I turned over a new leaf

    For those of you who have kept up with my "cat saga", here are the latest developments. They have been behaving and not pooping up around the house. Only an occasional hair ball on the driveway...
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