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    The pol of an axe is for hitting non metallic...

    The pol of an axe is for hitting non metallic things, like plastic felling wedges and wooden stakes. It usually isnít hardened like the cutting edge and will mushroom and deform if struck against...
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    Iíve owned several multi-tool Setups from Dewalt,...

    Iíve owned several multi-tool Setups from Dewalt, Milwaukee and now Makita thru the years. All their batteries suck after a while. Iíve always been pleased with the tools when they were new, but...
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    I like the old Kelly axe. Iíve got a couple of...

    I like the old Kelly axe. Iíve got a couple of old double bit axes around here.
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    Iíve got a PTO driven Braden winch on my 1952...

    Iíve got a PTO driven Braden winch on my 1952 Dodge M37. I added the winch recently and havenít installed the PTO unit yet, so the winch is window dressing.

    The Tirfor griphoist is awesome. It...
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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=STIcrdjGjOI I...

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=STIcrdjGjOI
    I bought one of these a few years ago. Itís incredibly strong, but the 100í roll of 5/8Ē steel rope is a bitch to work with. I use it maybe twice a year...
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    Blaine county (Sun Valley) had infection rates...

    Blaine county (Sun Valley) had infection rates surpassing anything in New York City. Granted, SV isnít representative of Idaho in general. My dad jumped quarantine two weeks ago and left Blaine...
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    I know. It gets real comical when they need to...

    I know. It gets real comical when they need to put a foot down on the low side of the trail. Lowering links, raising the forks in the clamps, and cut down seats help
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    Good point. Iím nearly 6í 5Ē and have the...

    Good point. Iím nearly 6í 5Ē and have the factory height seat on my KTM 300. With springs for my weight in the bike itís high for me to throw a leg over it, though it squishes down so I can flat...
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    I wonder if the moto world will follow the trend...

    I wonder if the moto world will follow the trend of mtn bikes and go with larger wheels in the future. They are so amazing as they are now. Dirt bikes can eat up the nastiest single track mile...
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    If you are going off the drop, just keep going. ...

    If you are going off the drop, just keep going. Or give it a squirt of gas. If going up into the drop, give it some gas and loft the front end. Itís amazing what 50 hp and 12Ē of suspension will...
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    Same vid?...

    Same vid?
    https://apple.news/AYHyHZesLQZSJN9N9JZp_Gg
  12. Thread: carving circles

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    Back in 95-96 I could do one on my Rossignol...

    Back in 95-96 I could do one on my Rossignol Throttle on the heel side. I never did one on skis though
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    https://westslope.craigslist.org/hvo/d/mack-flatbe...

    https://westslope.craigslist.org/hvo/d/mack-flatbed-work-truck/7085443795.html

    Iíve been eyeballing this truck for a while.
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    Nice! Iíve got the same color 4Runner. 1999...

    Nice! Iíve got the same color 4Runner. 1999 SR5 stick shift with a locker also. 135k miles. Lifted with rock sliders. Itís more faded and scratched on the outside though
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    What was the reason for this combi? Iíve got...

    What was the reason for this combi? Iíve got the original (recalled) radical and wonder what the super lite heel offers vs newer radical heels
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    Thanks for the info on the various viscosity...

    Thanks for the info on the various viscosity oils. Iíve been using some random bar oil that was in my shed when I bought my place. It could be the issue
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    Any tips on keeping the oiling ports on the bar...

    Any tips on keeping the oiling ports on the bar unplugged? I try to sharpen before fine shavings/dust is coming out. Itís gotten to the point that I pretty much pull the bar every sharpening to...
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    Iíve got a different looking Makita 36v chainsaw...

    Iíve got a different looking Makita 36v chainsaw which I bought last year. Itís probably very similar to the one you listed. I use it a lot on little aspens and willows around my 3 acres. Mostly...
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    Like this...

    Like this...
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    I remember an ad for a dirt bike oil which...

    I remember an ad for a dirt bike oil which smelled like strawberries. I think it was to make the hikers less grouchy when you roosted them on the trail
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    My Motherís family had a farm in Ontario from the...

    My Motherís family had a farm in Ontario from the mid 1800ís. They had so many arrow heads, spear points that they kept them in buckets. I have an awesome axe head from that farm. I remember...
  22. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    She can shoot the 686 with .38ís and the 1911. I...

    She can shoot the 686 with .38ís and the 1911. I just think a carbine would be more controllable. She would have to practice loading and clearing it though. Plus I want another gun.
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    Your dark humor is lost on me. Anyone else have...

    Your dark humor is lost on me. Anyone else have any views on resurrecting a classic pump gun? It might not be the greatest gun by todayís standards, but somehow Iíve made it to the age of 53 and...
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    For the last 20 years Iíve had a 1100 with an...

    For the last 20 years Iíve had a 1100 with an 18.75Ē barrel in my closet loaded with number 4 shot as my home defense gun. It seems kind of defense/tactical oriented, and Iíve been thinking of...
  25. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    I have various guns which would work fine for a...

    I have various guns which would work fine for a home self defense gun for me. 12 gauge semi autos and pumps, polytech AK, Mini 14, .45 1911, 686+. I need a gun which my wife can shoot and not be...
  26. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Iím with you on the awesomeness. Thatís a...

    Iím with you on the awesomeness. Thatís a positive. The negatives Iím pulling out of a hat could be ruptured sinuses, injured organs, etc. and these arenít even the large guns.
  27. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    I would think there could be some lasting...

    I would think there could be some lasting negative effects from the concussion of some of those guns. Mostly the artillery pieces. And Iím not talking about hearing loss
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    I usually donít have an issue with sunglasses...

    I usually donít have an issue with sunglasses fogging. My issue is my prescription glasses fogging under my goggles. For moto/sled riding I use the same helmet and the Velcro mounted goggles. This...
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    It has two blade sets. One side takes 3Ē limbs. ...

    It has two blade sets. One side takes 3Ē limbs. The other set is fed by a large hopper and is for shredding/mulching leaves and twigs. I think pine needles would shoot thru relatively uncut
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    I have an old Craftsman wood chipper which I was...

    I have an old Craftsman wood chipper which I was pretty pleased with this weekend. Itís got an 8hp B&S motor. The recoil starter crapped out a year ago and Iíve been using a cordless drill and a...
  31. I need to get some of those. I have an in-law...

    I need to get some of those. I have an in-law who has the standard flamingoes around her place. Iíd love to substitute some
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    Iíve got the Dewalt 120v corded 1/2Ē impact...

    Iíve got the Dewalt 120v corded 1/2Ē impact wrench. Itís ok. I mostly use it for seasonal tire changes. Itís disappointing how often it wonít break free a lug but which easily will spin with a...
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    Hopefully they shit can the law firm they were...

    Hopefully they shit can the law firm they were using. 10 to one the advice to sue others came from some lawyer in that firm
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    I second this. I had a 2000 Subaru Outback with...

    I second this. I had a 2000 Subaru Outback with cloudy, yellowed headlights. I was thinking of polishing them, and decided to check eBay. I got a set of replacement housings with all lamps for $80...
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    Yeah, I kind of wondered if I was out of line...

    Yeah, I kind of wondered if I was out of line there.
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    Yeah, I kind of wondered if I was out of line...

    Yeah, I kind of wondered if I was out of line there.
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    Seriously John B. Iíve got nearly 2500 posts...

    Seriously John B. Iíve got nearly 2500 posts here, and you call me a spammer? Fuck you, Jong.

    If you want to hurt your kid, get him a quad. As soon as he flips it, that machine will roll over...
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    Get him a dirt bike. He will slide out on the...

    Get him a dirt bike. He will slide out on the low side, but he will never high side it. The high side roll is what kills kids
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    With the flexible water and gas lines used today,...

    With the flexible water and gas lines used today, a water heater replacement is pretty easy. The hardest part is getting the old heater out. One tip. If the tank wonít drain down, you can put air...
  40. Thread: Hey guys!

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    I didnít wear them for a couple of decades...

    I didnít wear them for a couple of decades boating cold whitewater, and doctors ask if I kayak or surf. I think plugs are a great idea, but I canít vouch for any product
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    The various 350 bikes out there are about the...

    The various 350 bikes out there are about the perfect off-road size for most riders. Having said that, my old KTM 450 EXC wasnít a handful by any means. It just wasnít as nice to ride as my newer...
  42. Back in the day, before awesome AT bindings were ...

    Back in the day, before awesome AT bindings were dime a dozen available, I did some heel piece swapping. I had two pairs of Emery bindings, which had some shitty, low DIN heel pieces on them. Not...
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    I took my utility trailer up high on muddy roads...

    I took my utility trailer up high on muddy roads this weekend cutting firewood. I just took the mud caked vehicle and trailer to the car wash and am splattered head to toe with mud globs. Mud annoys...
  44. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    At the time, I had no idea it was going to be a...

    At the time, I had no idea it was going to be a collectible gun. Ammo is Russian steel cases Wolf
  45. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    I pulled out three of my favorite rifles and took...

    I pulled out three of my favorite rifles and took som pics, but I canít figure out how to post them via Iphone.
    #1. Standard grade Winchester 71 in .348. It was my great uncleís, then my dadís,...
  46. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    About 30 years ago one of my momís friends gave...

    About 30 years ago one of my momís friends gave me a 20 gauge model 12. Her son was anti gun and was going to fill it with concrete as some political statement. I kept it a few years and sold it for...
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    I think B&D designs has aftermarket springs to...

    I think B&D designs has aftermarket springs to lower the DIN to sub 4
  48. Thread: Hardwood plugs

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    Wood is too soft to cleanly thread. You need...

    Wood is too soft to cleanly thread. You need bone for good threads and epoxy adhesion
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    Sorry about the super long reply. My board is...

    Sorry about the super long reply. My board is blue. I kind of fell off this site for
    A while.


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  50. All I can say is they have been installed for 2+...

    All I can say is they have been installed for 2+ years with zero failures. We install lots of led lamps from TCP, Sora, Phillips and other quality makers and have significant failure rates. Iím with...
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