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    1971 Airstream $22,750

    I saw in your advert that you added the front window plexi shields. Did you also install the rock guards over the front corner panels? Also, she looks lifted, or is that just the new axles (or did...
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    Stationwagons on 1ton frames with big V8s under...

    Stationwagons on 1ton frames with big V8s under the hood. Drum brakes back in the day was probably the greatest issue with towing, but generally tow vehicle weight, suspension, and...
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    Always a spot in my heart for the late 60ís/early...

    Always a spot in my heart for the late 60ís/early 70ís models. She looks very nice and clean.

    GLWS
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    Damn. All these great pics, and itís puking...

    Damn. All these great pics, and itís puking outside. Hope is to start packing the local trails this weekend. But I will be stuck in my WFR recert all weekend. Might have to don the headlamp and stick...
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    Way to take your mind off the business at hand. ...

    Way to take your mind off the business at hand.

    But a powder room with no bidet? Philistine.
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    Shhh. Snow is terrible here. And Blue River is...

    Shhh. Snow is terrible here. And Blue River is just a defunct rail siding town. Best just to keep driving on to Marmot.

    Unfilled MW heli seats are how a local pleb like me gets to go heli-served...
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    Right? Nothing a PM to Rontele wouldnít have...

    Right?
    Nothing a PM to Rontele wouldnít have solved.
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    Who has the best slippers?

    Yup.

    For support, might focus on their clog vs the slipper lineup, but if needed support is slight, mine have removable soles that could be replace/supplemented by a light orthotic.
  9. Thread: Garden 2022

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    Yup. As long as you can still work the soil then...

    Yup. As long as you can still work the soil then the garlic can go in. If there is a bit of frost in the soil when you work it, just soak the bed well after you plant the bulbs.
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    Marten perhaps? It will leave if it finds no...

    Marten perhaps? It will leave if it finds no fresh prey. Regardless, if itís a muscelid or feline, other than getting shredded in the engine, I would welcome them considering the issues youíve had...
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    I run hot when exercising and was never much of a...

    I run hot when exercising and was never much of a runner (although I move as fast as the new recruits half my age in the forested slopes at work). XC just seems to fit me to a T with respect to low...
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    Sort of reminds me of something from GaudŪís...

    Sort of reminds me of something from GaudŪís work, maybe from some for the conceptual prints for the Sagrada FamŪlia? Not quite as Ďstarkí as this statute though, LOL!
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    Sled loaded into the bed of the truck for the...

    Sled loaded into the bed of the truck for the season. I think this is one of the earliest sheís been run up the ramps.

    Still need to bring her to the shop and do some pre-season maintenance, but...
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    Brendan Fraser

    Iíd been enjoying him in Doom Patrol. It was his cameo in Cliffís backstories that I first saw his appearance after so long. Serious double take, then read up on him a bit. Interesting story and glad...
  15. Damn, this is absolutely perfect for this thread....

    Damn, this is absolutely perfect for this thread. Kudos!
  16. I did not watch the video, but that opener looks...

    I did not watch the video, but that opener looks like one that cuts the side rather than the top of a can, which I fully endorse. We are on our second (in 20yrs of use) starfrit brand opener.
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    Heh. Sun Peaks to the Cerise trailhead parking...

    Heh. Sun Peaks to the Cerise trailhead parking lot is about a 4hr drive. Isnít Calgary to LL about 2hrs?
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    Ha! Moose unlikely on this stretch, maybe a goat....

    Ha! Moose unlikely on this stretch, maybe a goat.

    The moose that amused me was last week. Was looking over some ground near Blue R right next to the river. Met up with a Ďhunterí while accessing...
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    He probably snarls & curses people with take...

    He probably snarls & curses people with take their hounds for a run on the dog-friendly tracksets as well.
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    Pretty much this. Closest real mtn is Dunn Massif...

    Pretty much this. Closest real mtn is Dunn Massif to the north, but still early season and long approaches. Closest terrain that might be worth the effort is in Valemount, or east into the gorge? But...
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    Things That Amuse You

    Driving into the city this AM for a dentist appointment. Storm came through Sunday and the roads are still a bit treacherous. Drove by a couple pickups flipped on their roofs, and of course with that...
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    I enjoy my alpina odyssey for the same reason as...

    I enjoy my alpina odyssey for the same reason as Danno. Just wide enough to fit in the set track, but paired with a set of voile X2ís and leathers make a fine low angle meadowskipping, even in deeper...
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    Epidemic populations of beetles can sustain the...

    Epidemic populations of beetles can sustain the epidemic with up to 90% mortality. So even if a cold snap does happen the population likely wouldnít crash.

    Weíve gone through the lodgepole, now...
  24. Any TGRers spent significant time living away from mountains?

    This only the past few decades or so, and still evolving. Certainly there is tradition in all gatherings of people, but Ďcultureí in the modern sense was very dependant on following the currency of...
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    Reminds of the the blublockers ads from the 80ís

    Reminds of the the blublockers ads from the 80ís
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    We have a couple mid-90ís Indy lites that are...

    We have a couple mid-90ís Indy lites that are still going strong. They are loud, smelly, gutless, flat suspension, and only good on packed trail. But those old fan-cooled engines just wonít quit. We...
  27. Thread: Wildlife

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    Even outside the rut and rotten fruit season, an...

    Even outside the rut and rotten fruit season, an adult moose should be give a wide berth. Next spring for shits and giggles when you see a cow with a new calf, send out a wolf howl from cover and see...
  28. Thread: Trucks.

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    Guess they havenít improved in the last 3 yrs....

    Guess they havenít improved in the last 3 yrs. Can confirm the seats are shit. A couple 100km work day with about half on the forestry roads throw some water bars thrown in for good measure, and my...
  29. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Kitty Stoke

    Well, kitty felt she had enough of whatever was pleasing her. She conked out.

    I dare you to rub her belly

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    Donít forget the piss. Piss on everything, but...

    Donít forget the piss. Piss on everything, but especially the trail you want your fellow rodents to travel to get to your shit-hovel. Nothing more distinctive-smelling than packrat piss. I can tell...
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    I brought back a few alpaca-based blankets from...

    I brought back a few alpaca-based blankets from Venezuela many moons ago. They are the nicest blankets I have.
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    How did this thread get to almost 1200posts...

    How did this thread get to almost 1200posts without this gem of a contribution. Now we are complete.

    /thread.
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    All FSRís should have the resource road channel...

    All FSRís should have the resource road channel posted, not usually the frequency itself. Road permit roads built by tenure holders (feeder forestry roads) should have the frequency posted, but not...
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    Truck Tire Time

    Not at all.

    And I pay a premium with only one outlet in town. Might shave a bit shopping in Kamloops, but the drive and hassle isnít worth paying the difference IMO.

    Talk on this and the...
  35. Thread: Jury Duty

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    The former, hands down. The latter already is...

    The former, hands down.

    The latter already is represented by the court. Those motives are regulated, the juror with an agenda not so much.

    Not that I have any experience of a courtroom beyond...
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    That would be awesome! (For us, canít speak for...

    That would be awesome! (For us, canít speak for Lee).

    Unfortunately, Mr Eby does not appear to be so gifted in the tRG arts as Mr Lau.

    We shall see, but BC politics has a historyÖ.
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    Give us BC guys a break. We just transitioned our...

    Give us BC guys a break. We just transitioned our Premier from an Irish working stiff turned NGO, to a west Van human rights lawyer. We are understandably somewhat conflicted. And yes, a bit touchy.
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    There hasnít been secret hot springs in the east...

    There hasnít been secret hot springs in the east or west kootenays not spread by some form of social media since before there was the internet. Visited most in the late 80ís and early 90ís. Those...
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    16ís on the taco. Could go 15Ē, but that removes...

    16ís on the taco. Could go 15Ē, but that removes E-rated tires. Toyos or Nokians since Iíve had her. Chevy has 18ís, steel spare is 17Ē. Came with KO2ís, now splits between Nokian Outpost AT and...
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    I only get that price on the wife Elantraís...

    I only get that price on the wife Elantraís tires. The taco and half ton run north of $300/tire installed +tax & levy every fucking time.

    But I stand by the policy that the rubber is never the...
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    Congrats. This was me last season with new skis...

    Congrats. This was me last season with new skis and t-toes. They were the first unblemished skis I had ever drilled for myself in 30yrs of adult downhill skiing (several for friends and better half,...
  42. Thread: Jury Duty

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    Iíve never been called. But then I have only...

    Iíve never been called. But then I have only briefly lived as an adult in towns large enough to have a trial court facility. Perks of living in bumfuck nowhere.
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    My Chevy half ton came with KO2ís E rated. At...

    My Chevy half ton came with KO2ís E rated. At about your tread life, I got a set of dedicated snows on steel rims and limited the KO2ís for summer. Similar to you I found they no longer gave me a...
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    These 8 vehicles are a rounding error in the...

    These 8 vehicles are a rounding error in the supply agreement. Greater cost is the time to replace, when those emergency services are down waiting for repair or replacement.
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    As a Canuck I may be jealous of long term...

    As a Canuck I may be jealous of long term mortgage rates like you guys, but at least when I buy my term with a given lender, unless the lender itself get sold, my mortgage is not traded amongst any...
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    This week in Canada.

    MP makeup in BC is kinda interesting. 15 Lib MPs, all in the lower mainland, 13 Cons, mostly in interior industrial centers or areas with a large makeup of remote worker redplate O&G workers (i.e...
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    Trampolines are like any gym/exercise equipment....

    Trampolines are like any gym/exercise equipment. They have gotten better a bit with time, but still need a sober spotter to make sure risks are mitigated.

    Friends had one we played on in the...
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    At one time in history, I drove a 2WD farm truck...

    At one time in history, I drove a 2WD farm truck with bias ply tires, with only chains for slippery conditions! Egads! And survived!
    What do I win?

    I now have 3 vehicles in my personal fleet and...
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    I also hate it. The flag for me was more a symbol...

    I also hate it. The flag for me was more a symbol of an idea of community, than any form of ultra nationalism whose principles seems to fly against multiculturalism and inclusivity.
    Recent muni...
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    Itís especially funny seeing it on a TMX pipeline...

    Itís especially funny seeing it on a TMX pipeline workerís personal truck.
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