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Title: I`ll just leave this here....
Post by: floydjer on January 04, 2018, 01:43:17 PM
Hmmm....
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on January 04, 2018, 04:29:59 PM
Midget bike? 
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Post by: sofadriver on January 04, 2018, 08:57:13 PM
M.C. Escher ?
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Post by: floydjer on January 05, 2018, 07:52:15 AM
I shall offer a small hint to all of the mechanical minds...The rear sprockets each have one way sprags in them...Think about it a moment. :wink:
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on January 05, 2018, 08:08:26 AM
How can you tell?  Your eyes be much bigger than mine.   :evil:

Mike
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Post by: Ron Gibson on January 05, 2018, 08:55:30 AM
Two speed? Pedal backwards for high speed?

Ron
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Post by: floydjer on January 05, 2018, 09:06:50 AM
Very good Ron !!...I understand they are common in Asia. :cheers:
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on March 13, 2019, 05:26:34 PM
New topic but I like Jerry's title so I'll let it ride.

https://biggeekdad.com/2013/03/irish-news-report/
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Post by: floydjer on March 14, 2019, 08:23:57 AM
Aye then....did the lassie say her mum`s lorrie got wedged in her Bristol`s lift ?? :cheers:
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Post by: floydjer on March 22, 2019, 10:21:32 AM
….OK
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Post by: floydjer on March 22, 2019, 02:18:45 PM
D*mn photoshop
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Post by: floydjer on March 26, 2019, 09:49:19 AM
NFW
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Post by: handyguy on March 26, 2019, 02:53:30 PM
SO , how did it get up there , I presume it  digs itself  DOWN !!!
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on March 26, 2019, 03:57:38 PM
I'd guess that the excavator got there by clever use of Photoshop. :wink:
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Post by: handyguy on March 26, 2019, 08:36:39 PM
Well they got the shadows in the right direction  ..
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Post by: WOODY@DDLLC on March 27, 2019, 08:14:06 AM
The real fun starts about 2:50
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CA1YVzFhLCc
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Post by: floydjer on March 27, 2019, 10:23:07 AM
They drove it up there from the inside.
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Post by: handyguy on March 27, 2019, 02:29:25 PM
This is a bit hard to visualize , up the stairs , elevator , a really big DUMB waiter  ??
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on March 27, 2019, 03:39:45 PM
... I presume it  digs itself  DOWN !!!

How good is the operator to get the debris into a dump truck?  :mrgreen:

Mike

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Post by: floydjer on March 28, 2019, 08:01:29 AM
Large holes in the floors and plenty of large timber cribbing..Or so the story goes. It`s China so my guess is it`s real.
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on March 29, 2019, 12:25:38 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V9QHBgrPNY&feature=youtu.be&t=8
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Post by: floydjer on April 04, 2019, 01:38:32 PM
since the Landracing community is awash w/ bright minds...count from 1 to 100...How many times does the number 5 occur ???
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Post by: Elmo Rodge on April 04, 2019, 02:50:25 PM
Once.  :-D
Wayno
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Post by: floydjer on April 04, 2019, 05:43:06 PM
^^^  So close...………..
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Post by: Elmo Rodge on April 04, 2019, 06:09:41 PM
 :?
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Post by: Stan Back on April 04, 2019, 08:29:00 PM
I counted by 20's – it never appeared.

Then I tried dozens – overshot the objective and still no 5.
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Post by: floydjer on April 05, 2019, 07:54:21 AM
Sigh....Patti got it right in about 7 seconds. 5,15,25  etc.
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Post by: Elmo Rodge on April 05, 2019, 09:13:43 AM
Fifteen isn't five. It's fifteen. Twenty five isn't five. It's twenty five. Five is five.  :cheers:
Wayno
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Post by: floydjer on April 05, 2019, 10:29:50 AM
Wayno..... :? Does the number 5 occur in either of them?
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Post by: Elmo Rodge on April 05, 2019, 11:20:21 AM
OK. 11. :roll:
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Post by: floydjer on April 05, 2019, 11:43:25 AM
….?...20.   5,15,25,35,45,50,51,52,53,54,55  (two of them)56,57,58,59,65,75,85,95.  My bride is way smarter than I am.
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Post by: floydjer on April 08, 2019, 12:45:54 PM
OK then
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Post by: floydjer on April 25, 2019, 08:10:29 AM
ooops
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Post by: WOODY@DDLLC on April 25, 2019, 09:47:45 AM
OMG a LIDNOTITE!  :-o :-D
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Post by: Mike Borders on April 25, 2019, 01:50:48 PM
Or a SHAKER  *snark*   :evil:
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Post by: floydjer on May 09, 2019, 08:52:55 AM
Young Stainless????
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Post by: floydjer on June 01, 2019, 03:45:02 PM
Grand fun
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Post by: floydjer on June 14, 2019, 09:45:54 AM
daughter?  maybe...
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Post by: floydjer on June 18, 2019, 08:10:39 AM
Grandfather perhaps??
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on June 18, 2019, 09:06:11 AM
Okay - I'll ask it. 

Is that propellor an optical delusion or is it kinda backwards-looking?
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Post by: manta22 on June 18, 2019, 09:54:45 AM
Okay - I'll ask it. 

Is that propellor an optical delusion or is it kinda backwards-looking?

Maybe, maybe not- it depends on which way the engine rotates. Kinda breezy cockpit.

Regards, Neil  Tucson, AZ
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Post by: floydjer on June 18, 2019, 12:09:46 PM
and it achieved 67 MPH ?!!..?? :|  For those who delight in such absurdity   www.douglas-self.com has endless pages of that sort of thing. :cheers:
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Post by: floydjer on June 24, 2019, 07:46:53 AM
has to be related
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Post by: floydjer on July 05, 2019, 01:45:24 PM
Not a bad joke or random Franklin bashing...?.Patti retires today after 43 years of radiology. Wish me luck. :cheers:
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Post by: jdincau on July 05, 2019, 02:18:33 PM
When I retired, Mary said "I married him for better or worse, not home for lunch"!
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Post by: Stainless1 on July 05, 2019, 11:36:03 PM
Not a bad joke or random Franklin bashing...?.Patti retires today after 43 years of radiology. Wish me luck. :cheers:

I always wondered why she had the glow about her...
Looks like no more free x-rays for you...

Linda has been retired for almost 8 years... and I'm still alive... but she does watch a lot of those shows that tell you what mistake the murderer made to get caught...  :| 
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on August 28, 2019, 06:07:31 PM
Unh, mmm --yeah, the tie rod end just might not look like the picture, for sure.
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Post by: floydjer on September 03, 2019, 03:18:39 PM
I dunno Jon...last time I replaced a tie rod end, I threw out a disc...?????... :friday
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Post by: floydjer on September 06, 2019, 08:59:42 AM
Hmm...I guess you don`t like the caliper of my humor.... :cheers:O.K...I`ll stop... :clap
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Post by: ggl205 on September 06, 2019, 09:47:06 AM
No! I don?t want this discussion to fade because it became too overheated.

John
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on September 06, 2019, 09:51:50 AM
I could try to drum up some activity, Jer - yanno, ratchet it up a bit, maybe start lining them up for you. 
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Post by: Stainless1 on November 01, 2019, 10:41:02 PM
As a friendly reminder most of us slide out of DST in the very near future...
Just be glad you don't have this job...  :cheers:  aktion086
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Post by: RidgeRunner on November 02, 2019, 05:36:37 AM
     Moving 'em in the wrong direction in the Fall - must come from driving on the other side of the road........... :-D

Ed
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Post by: Stainless1 on November 02, 2019, 09:00:34 AM
Well yea... they have to move them back tonight... otherwise we wouldn't have a picture  :laugh:   :laugh:  :laugh:  :naughty
 :cheers:
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Post by: floydjer on November 20, 2019, 10:44:43 AM
I had nothing to do w/ this..
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Post by: wheelrdealer on November 20, 2019, 01:05:59 PM
I had nothing to do w/ this..

I have to give them some points for style and imagination!  Safety not so much.

BR
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on December 06, 2019, 01:14:56 PM
Here's a Marquette-area band for you to enjoy.  They've been playing for a good bunch of years -- this song is pretty much what they do.  It includes a few (!) U P things that might need explaining, like the photo of "Karl" -- the longtime TV weatherman up here.  Heikki Lunta is pretty much a good translation into Finnglish (the local argot, if you will) of the name of the country singer -- Hank Snow.  Ya get my drift here?

Turn on the sound and wish you were here, too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm7oZDtrOSg&fbclid=IwAR0-NGCnQZbL5vg3AdrCFImJeIGIVqgmx2wSZZgioGytqBoS1jNdFC3FrtY
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Post by: jdincau on December 08, 2019, 11:40:45 AM
I think the pictures show why my dad was proud to be FROM the upper peninsula (Iron River, MI). We went there often on vacation but never in the winter. Like the band though.
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Post by: Stainless1 on December 08, 2019, 12:00:23 PM
Yea... yea... sure those youppers always exaggerate their snow... one of the times I went up there to work the USAF coordinator called in the morning just as I was leaving for the UP and said they had 4 feet of snow the night before... didn't cancel the trip, just being sure I was prepared.... like I said they always exaggerate... got up there and found out they only got 47 inches....  :roll:
 :cheers:
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Post by: Rcktscientist on December 17, 2019, 01:14:00 PM
Was flirting with a gal at the bar the other night. Was going really well when she asked "Boxers or Briefs?" I coyly answered "Depends". She left shortly after....
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Post by: WOODY@DDLLC on December 17, 2019, 05:28:03 PM
Me thinks this guy is a youpper!  :cheers:

Diary of a Snow Shoveler
 
December 8:   6:00 PM.  It started to snow.  The first snow of the season and the wife and I took our cocktails and sat for hours by the window watching the huge soft flakes drift down from heaven.  It looked like a Grandma Moses Print.  So romantic we felt like newlyweds again.  I love snow!

December 9:  We woke to a beautiful blanket of crystal white snow covering every inch of the landscape.  What a fantastic sight!  Can there be a more lovely place in the Whole World?  Moving here was the best idea I've ever had.  Shoveled for the first time in years, felt like a boy again.  I did both our driveway and the sidewalks. This afternoon the snowplow came along and covered up the sidewalks and closed in the driveway, so I got to shovel again.  What a perfect life.

December 12:  The sun has melted all our lovely snow.  Such a disappointment.  My neighbor tells me not to worry, we'll definitely have a white Christmas.  No snow on Christmas would be awful!  Bob says we'll have so much snow by the end of winter, that I'll never want to see snow again.  I don't think that's possible.  Bob is such a nice man, I'm glad he's our neighbor.

December 14:  Snow, lovely snow!  8" last night.  The temperature dropped to -20.  The cold makes everything sparkle so.  The wind took my breath away, but I warmed up by shoveling the driveway and sidewalks.  This is the life!  The snowplow came back this afternoon and buried everything again.  I didn't realize I would have to do quite this much shoveling, but I'll certainly get back in shape this way.  I wish I wouldn't huff and puff so.

December 15:  20 inches forecast.  Sold my van and bought a 4x4 Blazer.  Bought snow tires for the wife's car and two extra shovels.  Stocked the freezer.  The wife wants a wood stove in case the electricity goes out.  I think that's silly.  We aren't in Alaska , after all.

December 16:   Ice storm this morning.  Fell on my Acura on the ice in the driveway putting down salt.  Hurt like hell.  The wife laughed for an hour, which I think was very cruel.

December 17:  Still way below freezing.  Roads are too icy to go anywhere.  Electricity was off for five hours.  I had to pile the blankets on to stay warm.  Nothing to do but stare at the wife and try not to irritate her.  Guess I should've bought a wood stove, but won't admit it to her. I hate it when she's right.  I can't believe I'm freezing to death in my own living room.

December 20:  Electricity's back on, but had another 14" of the Dodge stuff last night.  More shoveling.  Took all day.  Dodge snowplow came by twice.  Tried to find a neighbor kid to shovel, but they said they're too busy playing hockey.  I think they're lying.  Called the only hardware store around to see about buying a snow blower, and they're out.  Might have another shipment in March.  I think they're lying.  Bob says I have to shovel or the city will have it done and bill me.  I think he's lying.

December 22:  Bob was right about a white Christmas, because 13 more inches of the white Subaru fell today, and it's so cold it probably won't melt 'til August.  Took me 45 minutes to get all dressed up to go out to shovel, and then I had to Plymouth.  By the time I got undressed, pissed and dressed again, I was too tired to shovel!  Tried to hire Bob, who has a plow on his truck, for the rest of the winter; but he says he's too busy.  I think the Alfa is lying.

December 23:  Only 2" of snow today, and it warmed up to "0".  The wife wanted me to decorate the front of the house this morning.  What, is she nuts!!!  Why didn't she tell me to do that a month ago?  She says she did, but I think she's lying.

December 24:  6".  Snow packed so hard by snowplow, I broke the shovel.  Thought I was having a heart attack.  If I ever catch the son-of-a-bitch who drives that snowplow, I'll drag him through the snow by his balls and beat him to death with my broken shovel.  I know he hides around the corner and waits for me to finish shoveling and then he comes down the street at a 100 miles an hour and throws snow all over everywhere I've just been!  Tonight the wife wanted me to sing Christmas carols with her and open our presents, but I was too busy watching for the Goddamn snowplow.

December 25:  Merry F!=3D@x@!x!x1 Christmas.  20 more inches of the !=3D@x@!x!x1 slop tonight.  Snowed in.  The idea of shoveling makes my blood boil.  God, I hate the snow!  Then the snowplow driver came by asking for a donation and I hit him over the head with my shovel.  The wife says I have a bad attitude.  I think she's a fricking idiot.  If I have to watch "It's a Wonderful Life" one more time, I'm going to stuff her into the microwave.

December 26:  Still snowed in.  Why the hell did I ever move here?  It was all HER idea.  She's really getting on my nerves. 

December 27:  Temperature dropped to -30, and the pipes froze.  Plumber came after 14 hours of waiting for him; he only charged me $1,400 to replace all my pipes.

December 28:  Warmed up to above -50.  Still snowed in.  The BITCH is driving me crazy!!!!!

December 29:  10 more inches.  Bob says I have to shovel the roof or it could cave in.  That's the silliest thing I ever heard.  How dumb does he think I am?

December 30:  Roof caved in.  I beat up the snow plow driver.  He is now suing me for a million dollars; not for only the beating I gave him, but also for trying to shove the broken snow shovel up his Acura.  The wife went home to her mother.  9" predicted.

December 31:  I set fire to what's left of the house.  No more shoveling.

January 8:  Feel so good.  I just love those little white pills they keep giving me.  Why am I tied to the bed?

This you Slim?
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Post by: salt27 on December 17, 2019, 10:53:15 PM
Ain't Slim, he's got his own snowplow.    :cheers:
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on December 17, 2019, 11:34:53 PM
Maybe when I get to Kudos in the morning I'll post some pretty snow pics fro :clapm the past week or so.
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Post by: floydjer on December 18, 2019, 08:27:05 AM
Bah..Post a pic. of the Snow Pole during the winter of `78-`79.   :?
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on December 18, 2019, 11:51:22 AM
This page shows what Jerry is talking when he mentions "snow pole".

https://www.pasty.com/snow/
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Post by: wobblywalrus on December 18, 2019, 03:06:22 PM
How high have you seen the snow get during a single storm?
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on December 18, 2019, 03:14:05 PM
That's not really an answerable question thanks to drifting from the winds, and also because the snow will pack itself down with its' own weight if it's wet vs dry, and so on.

The greatest snow depth - on the flat ground - is a bit over 4 feet -- maybe 52" or so, if I remember correctly.  Again - it packs down all by itself.

The storm(s) we had during the last week of November brought a couple of big-butt snowfalls -- the first left around 30" at our house Tuesday overnight into Wednesday, and that was followed by another two feet or so that weekend.

I spent a LOT of time moving snow around.
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Post by: wobblywalrus on December 18, 2019, 10:43:58 PM
That is a lot of snow.  One good thing about being retired is the ability to stay home until it all melts. 
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Post by: Paulin adelaide on December 19, 2019, 01:40:52 AM
45.3 celcius    113 fahenheight today in Adelaide South Australia . Tomorrow i am rostered  observer in our local Fire Spotting Tower
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Post by: salt27 on December 19, 2019, 11:20:52 AM
45.3 celcius    113 fahenheight today in Adelaide South Australia . Tomorrow i am rostered  observer in our local Fire Spotting Tower

Rostered observer, or did you mean to say roasted observer.   :-P

I hope that tower has air-conditioning.
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Post by: Stainless1 on December 19, 2019, 01:54:53 PM
Paul
Sounds like good practice for SpeedWeek downunder.... take beer and water...
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Post by: WZ JUNK on December 20, 2019, 07:05:31 AM
A few years ago, I took this photo of my wife standing beside a sign on the U P of Michigan, not far from where Slim lives.  Thats the total amount of snow there during the previous winter.

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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on December 20, 2019, 07:12:03 AM
WZ, here's a link to more pics of the snow thermometer.  It's on US41, and it looks way better when there are a few feet of snow around it.  Same link as above: 
https://www.pasty.com/snow/
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Post by: Speed Limit 1000 on December 20, 2019, 08:48:40 PM
Spent 12 of my 20 years in the USAF in Michigan. I was a couple hundred miles south of Slim next to lake Huron our average snow fall was only 84 to 96 inches. If you got a nor'easter off the lake we could get 4 feet over night and go weeks below 20 degrees. If you had a white Christmas you had a chance the same snow would be on the ground at Easter   
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Post by: jdincau on December 29, 2019, 01:41:01 PM
Here's a Marquette-area band for you to enjoy. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm7oZDtrOSg&fbclid=IwAR0-NGCnQZbL5vg3AdrCFImJeIGIVqgmx2wSZZgioGytqBoS1jNdFC3FrtY
Dodge you Slim it's been a month almost and I still have that tune rattling around in my head (lots of room up there), and now we have 8 inches of snow here in Palmdale 40 miles west of El Mirage for cripes sake.
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Post by: Stan Back on December 29, 2019, 06:04:54 PM
. . .a month???

That damned Goggles gave us this one years ago and I still can't get rid of it . . .

www.youtube.com/watch?v=76LbvnoIDkE
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Post by: Stainless1 on December 29, 2019, 08:37:06 PM
Stan.... are you OK...
A guy your age could fall... and not be able to get up...
Maybe you need a big hat to fall on  lol8
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Post by: salt27 on December 30, 2019, 01:09:18 AM
. . .a month???

That damned Goggles gave us this one years ago and I still can't get rid of it . . .

www.youtube.com/watch?v=76LbvnoIDkE


Stan, thanks for refreshing our memories, NOT.   :-(
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Post by: floydjer on January 17, 2020, 09:12:25 AM
not saying a word.. :-D :-D
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Post by: manta22 on January 17, 2020, 09:48:29 AM
not saying a word.. :-D :-D

The Ghost of Christmas Past...
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Post by: jdincau on February 18, 2020, 08:50:30 PM
A cowboy, who just moved to Montana from Texas, walks into a bar and orders three mugs of Bud.

He sits in the back of the room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn.

When he finishes them, he comes back to the bar and orders three more.

The bartender approaches and tells the cowboy,
"You know, a mug goes flat after I draw it.

It would taste better if you bought one at a time."

The cowboy replies, "Well, you see, I have two brothers.
One is in Arizona, the other is in Colorado.

When we all left our home in Texas, we promised that we'd drink this way to remember the days when we drank together.

So I'm drinking one beer for each of my brothers and one for myself."

The bartender admits that this is a nice custom, and leaves it there.

The cowboy becomes a regular in the bar, and always drinks the same way.
He orders three mugs and drinks them in turn.

One day, he comes in and only orders two mugs.
All the regulars take notice and fall silent.

When he comes back to the bar for the second round, the bartender says, "I don't want to intrude on your grief, but I wanted to offer my
condolences on your loss."

The cowboy looks quite puzzled for a moment, then a light dawns in his eyes and he laughs.

"Oh, no, everybody's just fine," he explains.

"It's just that my wife and I joined the Baptist Church and I had to quit drinking."

?It hasn't affected my brothers though."
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on February 24, 2020, 12:51:37 PM
I just happened on a post on Facebook mentioning that someone was at the Bryant memorial service.

Am I living on a different planet or what?  Not only am I surprised that I missed notice of a celebration of Tom Bryant's life, but I checked into the post and the service is for a basketball player.

Really!  Not kidding!!
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Post by: wobblywalrus on April 11, 2020, 09:28:40 PM
There is something wrong with this picture...https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/04/coronavirus-cases-plateau-in-oregon-drop-not-expected-for-six-weeks-new-estimates-show.html (https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/04/coronavirus-cases-plateau-in-oregon-drop-not-expected-for-six-weeks-new-estimates-show.html)
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Post by: salt27 on April 11, 2020, 10:24:31 PM
As in they don't practice what they preach at the news release?
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Post by: floydjer on April 12, 2020, 08:31:01 AM
Lighten up on the serious.
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on April 12, 2020, 08:40:10 AM
Easter always brings great springtime weather - most places.  Here's OUR forecast:
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Post by: Podunk on April 12, 2020, 10:20:33 AM
Slim,
How could you possibly stay warm ?
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Post by: Stainless1 on April 12, 2020, 12:26:25 PM
May need some wood to keep you warm...

are you up to that  :?
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Post by: floydjer on April 12, 2020, 05:52:09 PM
Bah...Mowed my yard and the yard of the Milf next door. :cheers:
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on April 12, 2020, 06:42:02 PM
Terry and the rest of youse guys:  Here are a few pics of our yard and some firewood from the back of our land.  This is how we stay warm.

(https://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6157_zps4ia3x9bk.jpg) (https://s263.photobucket.com/user/SeldomSeenSlim/media/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6157_zps4ia3x9bk.jpg.html)

(https://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6159_zpsf4uelaph.jpg) (https://s263.photobucket.com/user/SeldomSeenSlim/media/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6159_zpsf4uelaph.jpg.html)

(https://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6158_zpsk0nfmsux.jpg) (https://s263.photobucket.com/user/SeldomSeenSlim/media/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6158_zpsk0nfmsux.jpg.html)

A couple of the runabouts that we use to get the wood to the yard:

(https://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6160_zpsrdkzfwrm.jpg) (https://s263.photobucket.com/user/SeldomSeenSlim/media/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6160_zpsrdkzfwrm.jpg.html)

Here's the real way we stay warm.  We heat the house, the garage, and the hot tub with wood, and sell enough to not pay anything (net) to heat the house.  It's a Central Boiler unit rated at about a quarter-million BTU/hr input.

(https://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6161_zpsttjlkiaf.jpg) (https://s263.photobucket.com/user/SeldomSeenSlim/media/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6161_zpsttjlkiaf.jpg.html)

And that, Terry, is how we stay warm.

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Post by: Stainless1 on April 12, 2020, 10:34:05 PM
Sheesh Slim... you scared the Subaru out of me... I thought you were going to post a picture of your wood  :?
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Post by: floydjer on April 13, 2020, 06:09:05 AM
Snow pic. time. :clap
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Post by: floydjer on April 14, 2020, 10:41:54 AM
Waiting Slim...... cromag
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on April 14, 2020, 12:56:00 PM
Be patient, my children.  I had to plow a coupla feet of heavy snow and it was heavy.  And it was snow, too.  I'll show you later.
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Post by: floydjer on April 14, 2020, 03:16:39 PM
Shame  I stopped smoking cigars....I'd sit out on the deck with an Oliva series V and admire the pics. cromag :clap :clap
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on April 14, 2020, 06:13:19 PM
I opened the door Monday morning and was greeted by this:

(https://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6164_zpsmuifcaku.jpg) (https://s263.photobucket.com/user/SeldomSeenSlim/media/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6164_zpsmuifcaku.jpg.html)

I applied a bit of snow thrower - the snow was crappy and hard to blow, for sure - and the doorway view had changed:

(https://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6165_zpsjfrstnam.jpg) (https://s263.photobucket.com/user/SeldomSeenSlim/media/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6165_zpsjfrstnam.jpg.html)

Then it was time to get the truck out of the garage.  For some good reason I chose to do the truck move before getting the Bobcat and plowing.  Start and warm the pickup's engine for a minute or so, select full 4WD, click the garage door opener and look at the frickin' 2-3 foot deep snow between me and the 4-foot bank of heavy moist snow left by the Road Commission's plow earlier in the day.  Wholly Cow, this is gonna be something, I thunk to myself.

Drop the trans in gear, let the slack out of the drive train, and STAND ON IT yelling Ramming Speed!!!.  I was doing well but lifted a bit as I neared the road - didn't want to do a banzai into the ditch and forest across the road.  That was a minor error -- I came to a quick halt in the middle of the mess, and I sure as heck hoped I could back out because I couldn't get the doors open in the snowbank.  But it was okay - I backed all the way into the garage for another full pull, and this time made it to the road.  I stopped to take this photo.

(https://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6166_zps5fbkjryj.jpg) (https://s263.photobucket.com/user/SeldomSeenSlim/media/509%20Dukes%20Road%20stuff/IMG_6166_zps5fbkjryj.jpg.html)

Remember the old saying (common up here in the U P):  April Blizzards bring May lizards.
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Post by: floydjer on April 14, 2020, 06:29:49 PM
You call that snow??? :cheers:
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Post by: wobblywalrus on April 14, 2020, 09:02:36 PM
Slim, you are far more ambitious than me.  My plan would be to go back to bed and sleep until all of it melted.   
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Post by: fordboy628 on April 15, 2020, 07:51:02 AM
Yah der hey Slim,

Ahm a tinkin' dat maybe dat UP dere, ain't a so gooder a destination fer my retirement.

Jus' cuas a da snow doh, ya know, not caus a da neighbors.    Ahm OK wid crazy ex-Illinis/Illinis, caus a bein' one meself.

Sorry to disappoint, know you were kinda lookin' forward to my bein' your neighbor.

 :dhorse:  :cheers:  :dhorse:
Formerwintersportsboy

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Post by: Lemming Motors on April 15, 2020, 09:56:06 AM
I have never experienced snow like that before (and there is no hint of disappointment in that statement).

Here in the South East UK it is unseasonably spring like. The view of our yard has a little less snow.
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Post by: Stainless1 on April 15, 2020, 11:10:39 AM
Yea... The lawn has already been mowed 3 times... once before AU, once by the neighbor that was mowing to get out of the house and mowed mine too and I mowed a week ago.... yep it needs it again.  Hopefully last night's 28 is our last freeze so I can get the garden in.
On the bright side the wheat is 18 inches tall and it looks like the wet winter was good for it.  :cheers:
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Post by: floydjer on April 15, 2020, 02:40:13 PM
I have no critter...But....
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Post by: Podunk on April 15, 2020, 03:41:43 PM
Does the dog bark like Daffy Duck? We used to do that with helium in science class.
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on April 16, 2020, 09:34:37 PM
The new norm?   :friday

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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on April 20, 2020, 10:10:00 PM
Overkill??

 :dhorse:
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on April 20, 2020, 10:30:40 PM
When things don't turn out the way you planned...

 cromag

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Post by: floydjer on April 21, 2020, 07:38:00 AM
Mike...I doubt either involved party was overly bright. :cheers:
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on April 21, 2020, 08:07:24 AM
I learned on a Ford 8N tractor.  Gear shift pattern was:

R    4    1


      2    3

That, combined with the 4-speed on the column of a Mercedes we had -- taught me to look for the pattern first. :-D :-D
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Post by: floydjer on April 21, 2020, 08:19:08 AM
Pic for Slim
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Post by: WOODY@DDLLC on April 21, 2020, 02:59:42 PM
It's plane to see it's not three on the tree!  :naughty
Jer, do I get a toufer for this?  :?
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Post by: Stainless1 on April 21, 2020, 09:56:55 PM
Been home a long time...
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Post by: floydjer on April 22, 2020, 09:20:22 AM
Hey Bob..
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Post by: floydjer on April 24, 2020, 07:44:23 AM
He can work on his spelling too.
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Post by: Lemming Motors on April 24, 2020, 08:49:22 AM
Friday ...
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Post by: floydjer on April 24, 2020, 10:28:09 AM
The patio?? Governor Half-Whitmer  says we can play golf. :cheers:
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Post by: Stainless1 on April 24, 2020, 12:58:24 PM
Is that a goobernatorial proclamation... if I could play golf in Michigan it would be the first time....  aktion086
 :cheers:  :friday
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Post by: floydjer on April 24, 2020, 01:57:59 PM
Indeed Bob. Gov. Witless-mer also says we can travel to our own homes too!  Of course, all along the dope heads could buy weed and the un-born babies could be murdered. Have to keep those tax dollars rolling in. cromag
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on April 24, 2020, 04:06:01 PM
Jerry, would you explain how this is racing-related?

Jerry said:  "...Gov. Witless-mer also says we can travel to our own homes too!  Of course, all along the dope heads could buy weed and the un-born babies could be murdered. Have to keep those tax dollars rolling in?"

Get the hint??????????
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on April 24, 2020, 04:30:21 PM
This is not aimed at you, Slim  :cheers:

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Post by: floydjer on April 24, 2020, 05:36:09 PM
And neither is this Jon.
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Post by: floydjer on April 24, 2020, 06:01:02 PM
Nor this. :cheers:
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Post by: floydjer on April 24, 2020, 06:05:45 PM
Not even this one....  :dhorse:   1drink
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Post by: floydjer on April 24, 2020, 07:42:17 PM
Slim...That stuff go away yet? My niece ( Prof. at Marquette) says she is knee deep in snowflakes where she is. :friday
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Post by: floydjer on April 25, 2020, 07:21:29 AM
Good news. Restriction on motorboating  has been lifted! I say we RACE  right in. :clap
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on April 25, 2020, 08:36:43 AM
Long list!  aktion086

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Post by: Stainless1 on April 25, 2020, 09:28:35 AM
Hey Mike... your list starts at the second half of your life.... there was a lot of Subaru you survived before that...
riding your bike without a helmet
owning a pocket knife
playing stretch (sticking a knife in the ground next to the foot of the other person playing)
having a BB gun
having a bow and arrows (although my older brother got shot in the leg... luckily I had a BB gun to keep him from killing me before Mom got home)
walking to school
playing outside till dark
driving a car when you were 10
driving a car when you were 16-18 (way more dangerous than when you were 10)
drinking beer before you were old enough to buy it legally... see above
Viet Nam

Next...?
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Post by: floydjer on April 25, 2020, 10:14:00 AM
Uh..Racing?
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on April 25, 2020, 01:28:03 PM
Pretty cheap?

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Post by: floydjer on April 25, 2020, 01:36:51 PM
Mike...Patti and I cut mine..I started, she corrected. Looks...O.K.  :cheers: Racing!!! :clap
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Post by: floydjer on April 25, 2020, 09:11:12 PM
There certainly were a lot of people that thought this was a good idea..   Racing. :cheers:
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Post by: Stainless1 on April 25, 2020, 11:50:40 PM
That'd be a fast boat going the other way... look at the prop on that thing... it looks like a Franklin...
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Post by: Stan Back on April 26, 2020, 11:42:27 AM
Looks like it could clear the path of pedestrians ? just slice thru the crowd.
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Post by: salt27 on April 26, 2020, 02:14:56 PM
I'm guessing they have not fired that thing up yet as their hats aren't missing.   

Are those the legs of the Eifel Tower in the background?

  Don
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Post by: floydjer on April 26, 2020, 02:54:38 PM
I'm guessing they have not fired that thing up yet as their hats aren't missing.   

Are those the legs of the Eifel Tower in the background?

  Don
Yes they are.  I had the pleasure of seeing one of those vehicles in motion at the Concours @ Meadowbrook several years ago. The sound was..impressive. So was the dust.
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Post by: floydjer on April 27, 2020, 04:01:21 PM
No Jon...That is not me in my youth...
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Post by: Seldom Seen Slim on April 27, 2020, 04:29:59 PM
I'm reassured, Jerry.  Thank you.
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Post by: Stan Back on April 27, 2020, 05:00:25 PM
Is that youth your half-sister (half-brother?)?
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Post by: floydjer on April 27, 2020, 09:05:56 PM
Half....brother....Friday already?? :cheers:Bravo SB.
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Post by: Speed Limit 1000 on May 02, 2020, 12:47:00 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPcVWmIQvKQ&fbclid=IwAR3jLLd28ZsJGlgtYCohVLMPQUW6kuQ0JsteSSHRDUbqpyV4ma5fA_AEjEE
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Post by: floydjer on May 02, 2020, 07:12:43 PM
Just waking this place up...
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on May 02, 2020, 07:55:47 PM
Back to the pandemic:

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Post by: floydjer on May 03, 2020, 11:13:10 AM
Mike...I have a folder stuffed with memes regarding that topic. Shame I cannot share them. :cheers:
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Post by: floydjer on May 03, 2020, 06:20:02 PM
I can share this...
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on May 04, 2020, 06:36:23 PM
World-wide holiday  :friday

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Post by: floydjer on May 04, 2020, 08:43:27 PM
This one shouldn't cause any hand wringing...
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Post by: WOODY@DDLLC on May 04, 2020, 09:06:27 PM
New stamp???????????
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Post by: floydjer on May 05, 2020, 04:20:49 PM
Hey Woody
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Post by: floydjer on May 05, 2020, 06:29:49 PM
One more...for now.
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Post by: Podunk on May 06, 2020, 10:20:21 AM
Do you have them in a 8 port style? The mrs. has big lungs.
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Post by: Speed Limit 1000 on May 06, 2020, 01:26:16 PM
 If 8 might be good, 12 would be better :friday
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Post by: Podunk on May 06, 2020, 07:55:15 PM
Would 12 require some sort of surgery ?
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Post by: Speed Limit 1000 on May 06, 2020, 08:05:33 PM
It's your Mrs. You tell me :clap
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Post by: floydjer on May 06, 2020, 08:35:13 PM
.....Few of those were terminal.....
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Post by: floydjer on May 07, 2020, 05:46:37 AM
...And the company that made those masks has shut down..No idea as to the employee firing order. But knowing would be pointless..
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Post by: WOODY@DDLLC on May 07, 2020, 07:54:05 AM
Sounds like a condensored version to me Jer!  :-P
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Post by: Speed Limit 1000 on May 07, 2020, 10:09:41 AM
Would 12 require some sort of surgery ?

On second thought maybe some head work :naughty
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Post by: floydjer on May 07, 2020, 01:54:17 PM
Sounds like a condensored version to me Jer!  :-P
That left me dizzy, Woody.....Does it seem off to you that Sparky hasn't plugged in a post? His timing must be off......
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Post by: salt27 on May 07, 2020, 02:10:40 PM
I do not want to dwell on this anymore so do not distribute anything to me or contact me.    :wink:
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Post by: floydjer on May 07, 2020, 02:25:34 PM
I do not want to dwell on this anymore so do not distribute anything to me or contact me.    :wink:
Well jeeez..If you feel that wired I'll advance to a new topic. :clap :clap :clap :cheers:
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Post by: 4-barrel Mike on May 07, 2020, 04:04:59 PM
I do not want to dwell on this anymore so do not distribute anything to me or contact me.    :wink:
Well jeeez..If you feel that wired I'll advance to a new topic. :clap :clap :clap :cheers:

As long as it's not TOO retarded...  :dhorse:
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Post by: floydjer on May 07, 2020, 04:43:49 PM
I do not want to dwell on this anymore so do not distribute anything to me or contact me.    :wink:
Well jeeez..If you feel that wired I'll advance to a new topic. :clap :clap :clap :cheers:

As long as it's not TOO retarded...  :dhorse:
..that would leave a gap...and we do not need a vacuum in our thread. :dhorse: :dhorse: :dhorse:
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Post by: WOODY@DDLLC on May 07, 2020, 05:26:16 PM
I feel my learning curve has been advanced centrifugally today!  :roll:
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Post by: floydjer on May 07, 2020, 06:35:33 PM
Just happy you didn't re-coil in horror... 1drink
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Post by: floydjer on May 08, 2020, 08:42:34 AM
Someone building their own gearbox??
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Post by: ggl205 on May 08, 2020, 05:31:28 PM
Now, that?s a big knurling tool, right there.

John
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Post by: wobblywalrus on May 09, 2020, 01:02:32 PM
Drive reduction gears for a battleship?
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Post by: floydjer on May 09, 2020, 07:56:27 PM
It floats too!
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Post by: manta22 on May 09, 2020, 08:09:33 PM
Oh NO..............
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Post by: manta22 on May 13, 2020, 11:24:42 AM
Not politically correct.............. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Mn49k9xoxU
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Post by: johnneilson on May 13, 2020, 11:38:17 AM
Now that is gun control........
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Post by: floydjer on May 13, 2020, 12:21:34 PM
Neil...F'n  right :clap :cheers:
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Post by: Stan Back on May 13, 2020, 08:29:32 PM
"Not politically correct..."

Did you get the wrong forum?  Seems like it to me.
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Post by: floydjer on May 14, 2020, 04:13:35 PM
 cromag :clap :clap
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Post by: floydjer on May 14, 2020, 04:40:45 PM
Another grand idea :cheers:
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Post by: Stan Back on May 14, 2020, 06:17:18 PM
Looks like a great idea to me ? except I'd like the propeller on the front, so that when I fell off it wouldn't chop me up.
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Post by: floydjer on May 14, 2020, 07:52:46 PM
Still not seeing it SB
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Post by: floydjer on May 27, 2020, 01:25:25 PM
After driving to the local lake or river you flip those thingies on the wheels outboard and they become paddle wheels. I am oddly attracted to this device.
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Post by: floydjer on June 10, 2020, 07:02:15 AM
 For Pete
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Post by: Peter Jack on June 10, 2020, 10:11:55 AM
Oh to be young again!!!  :clap :clap

Pete
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Post by: floydjer on June 10, 2020, 07:00:20 PM
Pete...A wise old machinist once to!d me.. "Even the oldest of dogs still has one last bite in him" :evil:
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Post by: johnneilson on June 10, 2020, 08:45:51 PM
For Pete

That would make a great avitar!!