Search:

Type: Posts; User: BCMtnHound

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.12 seconds.

  1. Replies
    90
    Views
    6,564

    I don't know shit, but when I take care of the...

    I don't know shit, but when I take care of the macro and the micro, my brain seems to work alright when life gets complicated. When my place in my community and family is strong and secure, and when...
  2. Replies
    30,854
    Views
    1,843,038

    It's not even worth it for the 30lbs tanks. Brand...

    It's not even worth it for the 30lbs tanks. Brand new with fill for $110, or recert for $100, then still pay for a fill. We've got a 60lbs tank at the cabin that it might be worth doing the recert....
  3. So this is any Jim Henson puppet, or just from...

    So this is any Jim Henson puppet, or just from the muppet show?

    From the muppet show, I'd like to share a spliff with Gonzo, and somewhere in that wack conversation, find out just what/where the...
  4. Thread: Garden 2020

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    204
    Views
    26,316

    Plants that germinate well in warm soil like...

    Plants that germinate well in warm soil like carrots, bush beans. If you have already started them, transplant cucumbers, or squash. If your thanksgiving table includes them, maybe give Brussels...
  5. Thread: Garden 2020

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    204
    Views
    26,316

    Once the greens bolt, not much you can do but...

    Once the greens bolt, not much you can do but pull them and start something new. Unless you don't mind the change in bitterness. Keep one or two for seed for next year if you like your variety.

    To...
  6. Yes, methyl hydrate = methanol. But next...

    <shrug> Yes, methyl hydrate = methanol. But next time you go to the hardware store, let me know when you find the container labeled methanol. I guess they don't want the idiots out there to mix it up...
  7. Methyl hydrate works as well as isopropyl. And...

    Methyl hydrate works as well as isopropyl. And it's cheap. A little hot/boiling water to soften the gunk doesn't hurt either.
  8. Replies
    77
    Views
    10,178

    I've never applied KY on my feet, but somehow I...

    I've never applied KY on my feet, but somehow I doubt a water-based lubricant will be much help in this aspect. YMMV
  9. Replies
    147
    Views
    7,312

    The storm that put out the blaze a couple days...

    The storm that put out the blaze a couple days later probably didn't help the damage any either.
    All this wonton destruction because Col Campbell couldn't control his sadistic side in the raids in...
  10. Replies
    77
    Views
    10,178

    For those worried about damp feet day over day,...

    For those worried about damp feet day over day, try slathering on a layer of petroleum jelly on the foot before putting on your sock. After a lifetime of eczema on the feet, and working in the...
  11. Replies
    19,312
    Views
    1,261,411

    I've been so very impressed with Dr Henry....

    I've been so very impressed with Dr Henry. Personable, empathetic, mild spoken, can explain complex topics without sounding elitist or condescending, and even has a humorous and sensitive side. Heard...
  12. Replies
    504
    Views
    41,415

    There's always a current bush nearby.

    There's always a current bush nearby.
  13. Thread: Freezers

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    78
    Views
    5,881

    Looking online at home depot, and a few models...

    Looking online at home depot, and a few models are upright manual defrost. Most under 10cf, which is too small for my needs, but there is one 21cf behemoth that might hold most most of a moose. Still...
  14. I was getting pain in a couple of teeth, enough...

    I was getting pain in a couple of teeth, enough that I thought I had cracked one or more teeth somehow. So off to the dentist, and he is trying to replicate the hurt with one of his tools, getting me...
  15. Thread: Freezers

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    78
    Views
    5,881

    A chest freezer can be purchased with a locking...

    A chest freezer can be purchased with a locking lid. Just in case that hooker wakes up and all...
  16. Thread: Freezers

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    78
    Views
    5,881

    They are perfect for putting in the marine...

    They are perfect for putting in the marine coolers for going for a trip the big city shopping, trip to the cabin, or whatever. And if the power goes out while we are not home, those full freezers go...
  17. Thread: Freezers

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    78
    Views
    5,881

    We've got a 12cf and a 16 chest freezers, both...

    We've got a 12cf and a 16 chest freezers, both kenmore. The smaller one is about 20yrs old, the larger about 8. They are not self defrosting, so food doesn't get burnt nearly as fast as an upright....
  18. Replies
    1,282
    Views
    69,137

    Snowbird down in Kamloops. Trying to boost moral...

    Snowbird down in Kamloops. Trying to boost moral during these trying times. Your service will not be forgotten Capt Jenn Casey....
  19. Thread: Garden 2020

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    204
    Views
    26,316

    We just went with the rainbird system, with a...

    We just went with the rainbird system, with a solar powered timer off of the house like this: 328935
    Simple, but allows us to take a 3 week vacation in late July/August. We alternate our beds, so...
  20. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,267

    The plant originated somewhere in China, the...

    The plant originated somewhere in China, the original sweet and sour sauce!
  21. Thread: Garden 2020

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    204
    Views
    26,316

    Old CD's and DVD's hanging from a bit of twine...

    Old CD's and DVD's hanging from a bit of twine works too. But silhouettes wouldn't look as trashy for sure.
  22. Replies
    3,086
    Views
    534,284

    Not sure which part of the province you are...

    Not sure which part of the province you are frequenting, but at least in Kamloops to PG hwy95/16/5 corridor, I would say the parts availability goes 'doo > polaris > cat
    This last season it seemed...
  23. Replies
    52
    Views
    7,421

    We are in a bit of a conundrum right now with...

    We are in a bit of a conundrum right now with regards to returning our daughter to school. A brief memo was emailed and my wife spoke to the teacher yesterday as parents were being canvased on which...
  24. I thought that's what this thread, and the padded...

    I thought that's what this thread, and the padded room in general, was.

    The dog combined with a wife (and family) is funny. I am in a similar camp in that I am not really inclined to have another...
  25. Replies
    52
    Views
    7,421

    7yr old daughter. My wife is a nurse at the local...

    7yr old daughter. My wife is a nurse at the local hospital. We have been keeping our distance from friends, all our family live several hours away. Daughter is a trooper even when seeing her friends...
  26. If he's like most of the chicken farm dogs I have...

    If he's like most of the chicken farm dogs I have known, he is waiting for a nice fresh turd to drop. Nudging the ass is just to hurry the hen's business along. Even more delectable than kitty...
  27. Early on in our relationship, we discovered that...

    Early on in our relationship, we discovered that we have entirely different kitchen etiquette. I wipe down the counter and wash dishes between tasks, my wife not so much. When our daughter was about...
  28. Got a laminator? Print off a bunch of portraits...

    Got a laminator? Print off a bunch of portraits of your wife, laminate, and place in empty jars. Record reaction.
  29. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,692

    We have a 17ft tripper that works very well for...

    We have a 17ft tripper that works very well for the 3 of us human with hound. More cargo space, and 2 paddling adults are faster than you with you non-paddling grom in the kayak. We paddle up to...
  30. Replies
    85
    Views
    8,326

    327409 Marabunta!

    327409

    Marabunta!
  31. I've got emergency wool blankets in each vehicle...

    I've got emergency wool blankets in each vehicle and in the trailer. They're 50/50 wool and 'unknown' fibres. Last forever if you keep them away from the fire, and about $15 each. Nothing fancy but...
  32. Replies
    1,396
    Views
    173,550

    Chainsaws make terrible mills, but if a 90cc saw...

    Chainsaws make terrible mills, but if a 90cc saw is sitting in the shop lonely, then it could a fun toy with a beam/cant cutter or alaskan mill. But kerf and other cutting efficiencies really...
  33. Equipment guys up north would get old surplus...

    Equipment guys up north would get old surplus parachutes, drape them over their big iron, stake it down, and have a port to put in a big propane heater/blower. -40C outside, and +10 or more under...
  34. Replies
    1,396
    Views
    173,550

    An MS661 goes goes for about $1500CAD new. A...

    An MS661 goes goes for about $1500CAD new. A magnum 880 (120CC) goes for north of $2000. And this for saw tech that is not 40+years old, and is almost half the weight.
  35. Replies
    1,396
    Views
    173,550

    Ha! At least with that saw, you know there's no...

    Ha! At least with that saw, you know there's no plastic parts.
  36. There are some odd tools that I always have a...

    There are some odd tools that I always have a spare somewhere around the shed/workroom. A toilet plunger is one of them. Saved me rolling up the sleeve a few times.
    A stash of decent set of...
  37. Replies
    8,830
    Views
    662,568

    My opinion about this particular legislation...

    My opinion about this particular legislation aside, none of the firearms that asshole used were obtained legally. And he was dressed as a cop, and had his vehicle spec'd out to look like a police...
  38. Replies
    8,830
    Views
    662,568

    Haven't spent much time researching, but my...

    Haven't spent much time researching, but my initial understanding is that you have until 2022 to dispose/sell or get a special permit to keep them (some kind of collectors license, not sure if that...
  39. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,896

    This^^ Maybe a shot of tequila or two with a...

    This^^

    Maybe a shot of tequila or two with a heady beer if the morning was especially stressful and a stimulant is needed to carry the afternoon.
  40. Replies
    403
    Views
    53,352

    I was hoping the backstory from those pics would...

    I was hoping the backstory from those pics would come out. Thanks for not disappointing. And despite the headaches, sweet old truck!
  41. Replies
    675
    Views
    215,022

    I have weekly conversations with the rec officer...

    I have weekly conversations with the rec officer in my office. He looks after the forestry rec sites. We also have a desk for BC parks people, but they are seldom in the office even though their...
  42. Replies
    19,312
    Views
    1,261,411

    Allergies. Yep. Very active sinuses. Yep. Had...

    Allergies. Yep. Very active sinuses. Yep.
    Had adenoids removed as a child. It helped.
    Broke nose in early 20's. Not good.
    Fixed nose. Removed adenoids again. Deflated some kind of sinus sack. Much...
  43. The Paris of the Prairies. Grand Beach. Lac des...

    The Paris of the Prairies. Grand Beach. Lac des Bois.
    I very much want to spend some holiday time there. But it a fucking long drive from 'Western Canada'.
  44. That dude sounds a lot like a few guys I roomed...

    That dude sounds a lot like a few guys I roomed with or worked with over the years; the drive you describe was regular occurrence driving home from a long day working in the woods in any season....
  45. Thread: Garden 2020

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    204
    Views
    26,316

    Biggest issue with corn in my experience is...

    Biggest issue with corn in my experience is supporting small plantings of it and then the wind comes. Not an issue on a quarter section in Alberta, but in a backyard garden, it can be a bit...
  46. Replies
    19,312
    Views
    1,261,411

    This thread, and its iterations are a cool...

    This thread, and its iterations are a cool snapshot. Conversations evolve. Hopefully this virus does not.
  47. Replies
    1,340
    Views
    171,862

    The source of this study is Australian hospitals....

    The source of this study is Australian hospitals. Alcohol resistance is only natural on that continent given the inhabitants. I say study, but wait for repeatable observations in a more 'normal'...
  48. Replies
    1,340
    Views
    171,862

    This was going on in our elementary school just...

    This was going on in our elementary school just before the closure. Except they were tagging each other with spit. That game did not last long, but damn.
  49. Replies
    194
    Views
    33,931

    Right there with you. Most of our family is on...

    Right there with you. Most of our family is on the coast or Vancouver Is. My sisters 'hate' the cold, even the one in Victoria - Ha, I bug sister and inlaws all the time that I think Victoria is the...
  50. It's the nature of an immature, underdeveloped,...

    It's the nature of an immature, underdeveloped, and sheltered psyche. Like trying to explain death to a young coddled child; it's near impossible for them to grasp the totality of the situation....
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4