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    Not true

    Not true
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    Regarding power and water for fire fighting. In...

    Regarding power and water for fire fighting. In my areas thereís a mix of pipe treated pressurized residential water with street hydrants and lots of people on wells. The hydrants and pressure...
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    Jan 9, 2019
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    Sound & Fury is worth a watch or three with...

    Sound & Fury is worth a watch or three with headphones
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    stalefish, thanks for sharing that information. ...

    stalefish, thanks for sharing that information.

    Concerns about transmission line vulnerability is what caused a lot of the extent and length of time for the piss-piss in CA. My recent memory in...
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    ^^that is what I am talking about.... Isnít...

    ^^that is what I am talking about....

    Isnít that how NFIP was designed to work in a more ideal world, ie high # of buy-in.
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    297379
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    California is Burning (Again)

    Still no power or telecom. In town picking up kid from school.

    Want to point out a few things stated before:
    -There have been several big wildfires in CA that have burned into and caused...
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    California is Burning (Again)

    Iím in town, 5 minutes from my road and 10 minutes from my house. Power is on in town. Pge website says estimated power restoration for my house will be 11pm October 13. 73 hrs from now... wow
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    Hereís an interesting swing, our hardwire...

    Hereís an interesting swing, our hardwire (copper) landline and dsl went out this morning. Looking at my generator, itís run for over 150hrs (conservative #) powering our house from various pge...
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    Pge is stating they shut power in my area 16hrs...

    Pge is stating they shut power in my area 16hrs ahead of the wind event for the same reason as Samoa, trans lines getting high winds in the valley.

    My understanding is that lines can be put...
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    California is Burning (Again)

    My power went out at 4am in the foothills. For the past several days, including now, NWS has been forecasting calm winds until tonight, then gusts in the mid-20mph range, which corresponds to the...
  13. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Ski off!!!

    Ski off!!!
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    How many babies will be born in NorCal in 40...

    How many babies will be born in NorCal in 40 weeks?!

    Pge customers are already paying for hazard mitigation. Pge now ďconsidersĒ undergrounding lines, and, in some places, has been doing it.
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    Those arenít two pillows

    Those arenít two pillows
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    I don't understand this sentiment, but I think I...

    I don't understand this sentiment, but I think I am missing something.

    here's the map:...
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    The utility has a nice round number of 600k...

    The utility has a nice round number of 600k customers.

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using TGR Forums mobile app
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    There was a ton of frustration last month when...

    There was a ton of frustration last month when the wind events never occurred but there were two shutdowns. If they actually shutdown parts of urban Oakland, and all of San Leandro, el Cerrito,...
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    Ha! Thx. See reading comprehension, been...

    Ha! Thx. See reading comprehension, been struggling all day. A personal problem. I looked quite a bit for real data and found academic mentioning of developing wind recurrence mapping but never...
  20. Thread: The FIFTY

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    But theyíre not the ones making (or trying to...

    But theyíre not the ones making (or trying to make) a living out of it....
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    Local radio station dj played all ginger baker...

    Local radio station dj played all ginger baker this morning. Twas awesome!
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    My reading comprehension is low, I think. Iím not...

    My reading comprehension is low, I think. Iím not seeing that sort of text.

    Iím asking because Iíve heard it in a few places today, it seems like a pretty to predict wind recurrence, and I...
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    Yawn! J/K Where is there good detail about...

    Yawn!

    J/K

    Where is there good detail about recurrence of wind events in the state? I know ďtheyĒ are saying this is forecasted as a 10-year recurrent event, similar to the wind event that...
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    Thereís an occasional mag that rides a uni on...

    Thereís an occasional mag that rides a uni on trails. OP knows him. Heís strong in many athletics. Specific to the bike, I believe he rode and finished the pbp this summer.

    Idk shit about his...
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    2nd searching for el chupacabraís thread. Some...

    2nd searching for el chupacabraís thread. Some ďall weatherĒ tires have been around for over a decade, so not exactly unproven.
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    My question with this little new saga, does it...

    My question with this little new saga, does it consistently snow at hoodoo?
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    The potential future ahc issues influenced my decision for a non-AHC 100-series truck. The local shop that I called 5 years ago that has reputation to do this work quoted me minimum if $2.5k going...
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    Thereís a great documentary about baker. Clapton...

    Thereís a great documentary about baker. Clapton is pretty funny in it.
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    these are some of my ďgreatestĒ adult moments on...

    these are some of my ďgreatestĒ adult moments on a bike!
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    Smoke in the low areas from prescribe fires is likely to be the new normal.

    I posted that info about fees to enter the basin. My guess is that itíll be basin specific and not apply outside the...
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    Just finished the dark crystal series. Fuck yea!

    Just finished the dark crystal series. Fuck yea!
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    Can you still try out different pedals for...

    Can you still try out different pedals for multiple days at REI? Thatís how I came to my system decision a while back (time).
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    Development fees can specifically go towards parking and transit. With northstar in placer county, thereíd need to be a lot of cooperation between northstar, caltrans, town of Truckee, Kings beach,...
  34. What city would charge for parking at the ski...

    What city would charge for parking at the ski hill lots?

    Last I remember, it cost $$ to park for castle peak, too, cuz itís a snow park. Not a lot of $$ but not free.

    Bummer about the northstar...
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    I used my narrow metal spackle knife to clean...

    I used my narrow metal spackle knife to clean that sorta crust off one of mine last week.
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    Apparently, only some/most tundras are 5x150,...

    Apparently, only some/most tundras are 5x150, which is same as 100-series cruisers. But, I thought tundras had 16ís as an option...?
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    Why your SUV sucks in the mountains

    Thx!!

    Personally, I wasnít having a hard time figuring out specs on my vehicles. Iím searching for used wheels that will fit on my vehicles, Iím trying to figure out what other vehicle wheels will...
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    Thanks, all! Some of the vehicle-specific...

    Thanks, all!

    Some of the vehicle-specific forums are worst rabbit holes that here! :)
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    Why your SUV sucks in the mountains

    Wheels:
    Whatís the overunder on finding used wheels for a vehicle? It looks like most/all junkyards in my area use car-parts.com. Has that been working out for others? Craigslist and FB marketplace...
  40. Lol. When was that? There are a some folks out ...

    Lol. When was that? There are a some folks out there that are pretty close to subsistence living/farming and off grid with pot farming as a means of additional income.
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    Ms241 is lighter than the ms261 by a little less...

    Ms241 is lighter than the ms261 by a little less than a pound w/ empty tanks. The weight difference is more noticeable when their tanks are full.
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    High Sierra Trail

    Yes. The Gucci catalog piece is about the roper route and not the east/west route. Maybe I made an incorrect assumption about the OP.
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    The real original-ish simple g shock is like $50....

    The real original-ish simple g shock is like $50. I have a simple-ish g shock that has solar and analog hands and digital from Costco for less than $100.
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    the roper route is typically called the sierra...

    the roper route is typically called the sierra high route. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_High_Route
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    RIP. His thoughts, words, and rhymes were...

    RIP. His thoughts, words, and rhymes were profound.
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    Thanks. I tried two local construction equipment...

    Thanks. I tried two local construction equipment rental companies near me, nada (I was surprised!), but not the bigger ones mentioned. In the meantime, I think we figured it out with the client...
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    thanks for recs on the foam. i'll look at that...

    thanks for recs on the foam. i'll look at that more closely. this was a pretty awkward dead limb that i tried to clean-up and saw the the rot gets down there. would hate for this to be the source of...
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    buy pre-mix fuel at hardware store. is your local...

    buy pre-mix fuel at hardware store. is your local buddy a ski school instructor?
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    looking for recommendations of how/where to rent...

    looking for recommendations of how/where to rent a real 4wd (i.e., body on frame, 4lo, at or other offroad tires, but highway legal). this is for work. pickup (seats 4 comfortably) or suv.
    ...
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    Thatís one of my favorite Sierra trailheads.

    Thatís one of my favorite Sierra trailheads.
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