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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...
  2. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
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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...
  11. 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...
  20. Thread: Hey guys!

    by Jethro
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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...
  22. 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...
  24. 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
  25. 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,...
  26. 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
  28. 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.


    Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums
  30. 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...
  31. I dont think I have ever seen LEDs in that color...

    I dont think I have ever seen LEDs in that color range. 2700k seems like the incandescent warm white equivalent
  32. I am an electrician. Licensed since 1993. In...

    I am an electrician. Licensed since 1993. In the last ten years LEDs of varying quality have flooded our market. I have seen claims of 50,000 hours lifespan on new lamps, only to have call backs...
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    For trail work, on the Moto, I use a Husky 55(pre...

    For trail work, on the Moto, I use a Husky 55(pre rancher) with a 20Ē bar. For mtn biking and kayak clearing I have a Skil chainsaw with a 12Ē bar. It does surprisingly well. It might be surpassed...
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    I have repaired two countertop units. In each...

    I have repaired two countertop units. In each case it was a fuse you wouldnít know existed unless you took the cover off the appliance. They were obviously not designed for consumer repair

    My...
  35. Thanks. I didnít know if I had made some major...

    Thanks. I didnít know if I had made some major transgression here. Maybe heís like this monthly?
  36. My mom was Canadien. I have every right to claim...

    My mom was Canadien. I have every right to claim that citizenship also. Thatís kind of irrelevant though.

    I had no idea pointing out bad grammar would twist your panties so much. I apologize ...
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    Ha
  38. Canuck hillbilly speech?

    Canuck hillbilly speech?
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    My micro will stop the heating cycle after a few...

    My micro will stop the heating cycle after a few minutes. Usually after some component heats up and shuts off. There is an audible difference when that happens. The fan, turn table and light still...
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    Didnít see the post was a year old

    Didnít see the post was a year old
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    Hello detrusor. My little guy is needing a...

    Hello detrusor. My little guy is needing a better bike. His 16Ē Cleary has been great, but gears and suspension are needed. Iíve been around here for a while. Shoot me a PM if itís still...
  42. I think itís pretty obvious that you naturally...

    I think itís pretty obvious that you naturally bend the ankles, knees and hips when you absorb impacts such as when jumping off a small ledge in shoes. When skiing, in a super stiff boot you will...
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    I have a Rossignol throttle 173 with Burton plate...

    I have a Rossignol throttle 173 with Burton plate bindings Iíd part with. Mid-late 90ís era has n excellent condition. For sale. My kn es couldnít take the abuse so I hung it up
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    We are getting a new pup mid May. With this dog...

    We are getting a new pup mid May. With this dog Iím going to have him leashed to me all the time and take him outside every hour. Iím tired of the piss cleanup on
    Carpet.
  45. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Here is a pic from our dog breeder of our second...

    Here is a pic from our dog breeder of our second dog. We will pick him up at two months of age in early May. My boyís first dog was squashed by a bus when it was a year and a day old. This pup...
  46. Thread: Kilimanjaro

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    I vomited my way to the summit and back down in...

    I vomited my way to the summit and back down in 2001. I did the easy tourist route and I was hiking. Just be aware that the guides take you up pretty fast, compared to serious mountaineering rates...
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    Damn, thatís a great offer. When my boy was...

    Damn, thatís a great offer. When my boy was stepping up from 12Ē wheels to 16Ē wheelsĒ the bike we were given weighed 24 lbs. he weighed about 40 pounds. I bought him a Cleary Hedgehog with rim...
  48. Thread: newbie

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    I just saw this thread.. Gone are the Blackaddar...

    I just saw this thread.. Gone are the Blackaddar days where you could get by on guts and no roll. Back in 94 when I was starting I had a hand roll both ways on my third pool session. Granted, I...
  49. Poll: Iím running the standard surefoot footbed in my...

    Iím running the standard surefoot footbed in my foamed alpine liners. Superfeet green in my touring boots.
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    Just so you know, riding dirt roads is like...

    Just so you know, riding dirt roads is like cruising green ski runs. Make sure you have an idea what direction you think your riding will go as you do it for a year or two. 20 years ago I bought an...
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