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    Currently on the road (in my S60R) but I'll be...

    Currently on the road (in my S60R) but I'll be home in a couple days and I'll work on it.

    But, I did iPd lowering springs, sway bars, new bushings all over, lower chassis tie braces, strut...
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    My 240 wagon is lowered. Handles like a dream.

    My 240 wagon is lowered. Handles like a dream.
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    Definitely gov dime, likely Forest Service...

    Definitely gov dime, likely Forest Service contract. I work ATC in SoCal foothill areas that like to catch fire, and I talk to the Twin Commander guys a fair bit cuz they tend to set up shop just...
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    A Rockwell 690A is a Twin Commander, a fairly...

    A Rockwell 690A is a Twin Commander, a fairly high performance airplane. The wing is up high so good for looking down, probably decent loiter/range, etc. Commonly used as the Air Attack air boss to...
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    Well, it's a good thing the Habs got to raise...

    Well, it's a good thing the Habs got to raise their sticks for the home crowd, before their season ends down in Tampa.
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    Y'all were kinda down low there eh? Didn't know...

    Y'all were kinda down low there eh? Didn't know Fred did low-levels.
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    Likewise, for me it was also Kyrgyzstan and...

    Likewise, for me it was also Kyrgyzstan and Aghanistan, but also Turkmenistan a couple times. Roommate did a deployment to Dushanbe Tajikistan, and I also had buds at K2 in Uzbekistan. Looking out...
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    Dude. Please drone on. That was one of the...

    Dude. Please drone on.

    That was one of the more fascinating corners of the globe that I got to visit during my mil time, the Tian Shan are huuuuuuuuuge. I'd somewhat like to go visit Ashgabat in...
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    STATEWIDE stay at home will be lifted. Counties...

    STATEWIDE stay at home will be lifted. Counties will still determine what works for them (ie LA County and outdoor dining). Now that said, everybody is going to hear the headline 'stay at home is...
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    Aaron Donald crying, like Scott Tenorman's tears,...

    Aaron Donald crying, like Scott Tenorman's tears, sooooo delicious.....
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    This aged well!

    This aged well!
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    Book of Boba huh?

    Book of Boba huh?
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    Yeah ZeeDash! Love Riblet Doubles

    Yeah ZeeDash!

    Love Riblet Doubles
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    So I guess my question would be, now that...

    So I guess my question would be, now that weekends have to be capped, does Xtal continue to do the bullshit 'wind hold' practice for all upper-mountain lifts midweek? Or does that not fly anymore?
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    And do it before the front range winds come in...

    And do it before the front range winds come in and fuck it all
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    https://www.cactushugs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016...

    https://www.cactushugs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/aliens-guy-1280x720.jpeg

    it's happening!!!
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    SEA successfully dodged AB. Glad it worked out...

    SEA successfully dodged AB. Glad it worked out how it did.
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    The surprising thing to me is that it's going in...

    The surprising thing to me is that it's going in the Mall, of all places.
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    So for those with the funds willing to buy... ...

    So for those with the funds willing to buy...

    Why not just hire the staff, and come up with a new name? I suggest PowMag - the Powder Skier's magazine.

    Different enough to carry on?
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    Somewhat ironic/funny that my own service gets me...

    Somewhat ironic/funny that my own service gets me less of a discount than from my retired father's service. And I'm the one who got shot at, not him! lol

    Still, this is cool, like Harry said,...
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    The blue bread van is a former US Air Force...

    The blue bread van is a former US Air Force flight line aircraft maintenance vehicle. Fairly certain RWD. When I was a mechanic I spent many an hour in the back of those, or sucking diesel exhaust...
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    Having rented my first RV this past summer, a 25...

    Having rented my first RV this past summer, a 25 footer from CruiseAmerica, I can see exactly what Conundrum is talking about and how that's a nightmare scenario. And I was driving it on the PCH...
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    Awful news. Rest in Peace.

    Awful news. Rest in Peace.
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    I've debating sharing this 'cuz it's kinda...

    I've debating sharing this 'cuz it's kinda personal, but figure a few here may well have known Jerry Carisch, who passed away last week. The Carisches were deep friends with my extended family, and...
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    So where is this TGR store in Bozeman? Article...

    So where is this TGR store in Bozeman? Article says it's on Main, but where...?
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    Anybody watch Jesus Rolls yet? If you like...

    Anybody watch Jesus Rolls yet? If you like threesomes and foursomes, but not the cool kind...

    I chuckled at a little here and there, but there's a reason it PPVs for $6.
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    Lived in Great Falls. I was coming from the east...

    Lived in Great Falls. I was coming from the east side already.

    I can post a map...
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    No I'm saying you go through it. Obviously...

    No I'm saying you go through it. Obviously nothing forces you to stop.

    I usually turned right at the teepees and headed up Duck Lake road to avoid town.
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    It is the right call, certainly. But stopping in...

    It is the right call, certainly. But stopping in Browning was already unpleasant, could you imagine it now?

    Unfortunately, all roads to the east side of the park route through Browning. Same...
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    Facebook post today showed they were dunzo.

    Facebook post today showed they were dunzo.
  31. Quite the bump!

    Quite the bump!
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    Good point about chance for chest injury in case...

    Good point about chance for chest injury in case of a bike crash...

    ...but doesn't putting bearspray in a foam wrap negate the ability to use it quickly? Plus again, isn't on your person.

    6...
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    You could probably fashion a custom setup with...

    You could probably fashion a custom setup with any MOLLE chest rig. Soldiers do it all the time. Only issue may be sizing it down, they tend to be worn over body armor.
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    MT Gov today announced Phase 2, which begins June...

    MT Gov today announced Phase 2, which begins June 1st. One thing done away with is the 14-day quarantine.
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    Re: police helicopter...I work with a bunch of...

    Re: police helicopter...I work with a bunch of those guys. They're really bored right now, the PDs want an airborne presence as always just in case so they're flying, waiting on a call, majority of...
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    Wife and I were supposed to go on a cruise there...

    Wife and I were supposed to go on a cruise there this July...yeah, now, notsomuch.
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    As far as helicopters, I've seen way more...

    As far as helicopters, I've seen way more accidents with general aviation fixed-wing types than I have with helicopters. Statistically Medevac has a high accident rate, but that's because those guys...
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    Special VFR in the LA area is routine, especially...

    Special VFR in the LA area is routine, especially for helicopters. I issue it all the time, mostly to our helicopters at my airport (we got a bunch). It's a tool used to get into/out of/through the...
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    Also interestingly to me, (it appears) Kobe’s...

    Also interestingly to me, (it appears) Kobe’s professional pilot failed him. I work in amateur bullshit all day every day and frequently wish I could swap my pilots out for more professionals, but...
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    ‘Get-home-itis’ is a thing in aviation, and has...

    ‘Get-home-itis’ is a thing in aviation, and has been killing pilots and passengers for decades. You have to recognize when to say no. I this case, it’s slowing the helicopter the fuck down, going...
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    Not a helicopter pilot, but I work aviation in...

    Not a helicopter pilot, but I work aviation in the LA area. I was off today so I'm not involved with this.

    We get coastal fog/marine layer here on certain days, and the onshore wind will blow it...
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    totally agree.

    totally agree.
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    Might have something to do with not wanting to be...

    Might have something to do with not wanting to be left at the altar by him, again, given the uncertainty in NE right now. He's been openly seen to actively want to be Belichek's successor and who...
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    Might be helpful for the refs to not call TDs...

    Might be helpful for the refs to not call TDs that didn't make it in as Touchdowns, because the teams players all put their hands up, and then claim you don't have enough clear evidence to overturn....
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    I work ATC in a Tower in SoCal. It's been an...

    I work ATC in a Tower in SoCal. It's been an interesting past few days. Mad props to LA Co Fire, those guys have been working their asses off all week, jumping all over fires. Helicopters in an...
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    The pet hunting scenes...wow. Were they...

    The pet hunting scenes...wow. Were they conducting similar hunting in the wooded areas, with the wild animals like deer and pigs/boars? Domestic animals are accustomed to humans and wouldn't run......
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    New As I Lay Dying song released and it is HEAVY...

    New As I Lay Dying song released and it is HEAVY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnQUDQpnG3M
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    Bummer. I'd hoped to give them a try someday,...

    Bummer. I'd hoped to give them a try someday, glad I didn't get caught up.

    Interesting aircraft to see go by my tower, I see about half of the arrivals to LAX, the final for the south complex...
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    Seattle Snowflakes? All too good. Sawant and...

    Seattle Snowflakes? All too good. Sawant and co. can get in on that one.

    Have a strong feeling it's going to end up as the Metropolitans, Totems or Sockeyes though.
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    And here I thought Claremont was just for rich...

    And here I thought Claremont was just for rich assholes and their kids ;-)

    I live in Upland. Got a good bro who lives in the Carp and works at SBA. Carpinteria, that is a really cool little...
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