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    This is something that my dad taught me when I...

    This is something that my dad taught me when I was a teenager. He explained that it made a lot stronger bend than if you heat the whole pipe or especially if you mostly heat just the outside and it...
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    Pretty much every time I read your mumbo jumbo I...

    Pretty much every time I read your mumbo jumbo I ask myself what kind of drugs that guy is doing.
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    While we are at it maybe we should put some...

    While we are at it maybe we should put some Hitler statues up so people can remember history. That's how it works, right? Churches could start decorating with Satan statues so church people can...
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    Skirted the entire Covid 19 thing again. I guess...

    Skirted the entire Covid 19 thing again. I guess you must believe like trump does that if we stop testing and ignore the virus it will go away. And it will sooner or later, we just don't know how...
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    Leave it to thermite, monarchist and whatever...

    Leave it to thermite, monarchist and whatever else he goes by on here to totally skirt the things that he replied to like the Florida governor opening the state too soon and C19 taking over again....
  6. Poll: My opinion is the same as my friends big fat ugly...

    My opinion is the same as my friends big fat ugly ex wife used to tell him. "If you don't like it, don't look at it.
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    Sounds kind of like the switch for turning off...

    Sounds kind of like the switch for turning off the airbags in some cars.
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    When I was in high school I worked for a lawn...

    When I was in high school I worked for a lawn maintenance company and we used Simplicity garden tractors. One yard had a hill with a big flat area on top it the hill. I never worried about going up...
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    I hired out our mowing a couple of years ago when...

    I hired out our mowing a couple of years ago when I was too busy with other things to do it and loved it. Some days I was sitting in the house and heard the mowing service outside mowing and it was...
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    Mine does.

    Mine does.
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    My neighbor has a Husqvarna tractor mower. A few...

    My neighbor has a Husqvarna tractor mower. A few days ago I kept hearing the mower deck turning on and off a lot so I looked over and saw that every time he backed up the mower deck shut off. It...
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    A co-worker of my brothers was mowing with a...

    A co-worker of my brothers was mowing with a zero turn mower. He went down a hill and the drive tires broke loose. It almost cost him his life when it rolled over him. I can only imagine what would...
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    Looks like you have Bluechips confused with...

    Looks like you have Bluechips confused with Chipsplitter. Bluechips has been here since 2009.
  14. I've been in the same location for 42 years this...

    I've been in the same location for 42 years this weekend and there is no way that I am moving it all now. My wife and I are in the same situation only we are about ten years older than you are.
  15. Email sent.

    Email sent.
  16. You have my attention. Couple of questions. How...

    You have my attention. Couple of questions. How big of a hurry will you be in to have everything moved and do you have a way to load on your end. I can move something like that but may need a short...
  17. Thread: Howard Hughes

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    Yes, old age seems to be affecting my memory from...

    Yes, old age seems to be affecting my memory from 30 plus years ago. I got my queens mixed up. Thanks for the heads up.
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    I wish that my shop had that much open space. I'm...

    I wish that my shop had that much open space. I'm the only one that ever works in it so all I need is room for the machines and myself. As to no chips, some people actually clean the work area after...
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    I bought a Husqvarna mtz-61 about 5 years ago. It...

    I bought a Husqvarna mtz-61 about 5 years ago. It has a 61 inch deck on it and I think it is rated at about 5 acres an hour. It was about $6,200 plus tax. I also had looked at Skag mowers but the...
  20. I haven't read all 14 pages of this thread but I...

    I haven't read all 14 pages of this thread but I do have this thought. The USA has had over 28% of all COVID 19 deaths worldwide and we only represent about 5% of the world population. So of course...
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    My wife and I toured the Spruce Goose and the...

    My wife and I toured the Spruce Goose and the Queen Mary when we visited Long Beach in 1989. I recall how big the goose was and the machine shop in the bowels of the QM was pretty impressive for a...
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    I wonder how long it takes to paint it. I've read...

    I wonder how long it takes to paint it. I've read that painting the Mackinac bridge in Michigan has never really stopped since it was built in the 50's. No idea how much paint it takes to paint it...
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    Some day you may run something where it would...

    Some day you may run something where it would come in handy and to find a different one will probably cost you a lot more than fifty bucks. I'd keep it.
  24. Yesterday I walked out in the back yard and saw...

    Yesterday I walked out in the back yard and saw something laying on the grass. I figured it was probably some trash that blew in from the road. Nope. It was a twenty dollar bill and two fives that...
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    It seems to me like it wouldn't make much...

    It seems to me like it wouldn't make much difference what size the building it. Larger buildings take more to heat and cool that smaller buildings so insulating a larger building will save more money...
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