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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    My laundry room gets hot as fuck. Probably 15deg hotter than the rest of the house. Combination of three issues best I can tell:

    1) There is a large window that faces west and gets blasted by sun...
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    This is opposite of my experience. I’d rather...

    This is opposite of my experience. I’d rather spend my money out at a “foodie” destination and try something new and interesting. The food at high end steakhouses is usually great, but comparably to...
  3. Accused Wilderness Snowmobilers Plane Lost in Pacific Ocean

    He might have some explaining to do. It looks like he is dating this model chick and the second passenger in the plane looks to be another woman.
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  4. Anyone have a good smoked pork chop recipe? ...

    Anyone have a good smoked pork chop recipe?


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    I own all Makita. I have no issues with their...

    I own all Makita. I have no issues with their products for homeowner use. I bought them originally because I got a driver / drill combo on sale. Since then I have picked up a bunch of other pieces...
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    Thank you! That vid makes me revoke my offer to...

    Thank you! That vid makes me revoke my offer to sell my 2020s.


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  7. I’m kinda in this same position with a V1...

    I’m kinda in this same position with a V1 Bronson; upgrade vs new build with old parts, vs new bike.

    If you buy a new frame you will have to rebuild the wheels or spend money converting the hubs...
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    So... So far, all we have learned in this thread...

    So... So far, all we have learned in this thread is that Puregravity does not have an engineering or economics degree.


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  9. Bump. This has been hitting close to the...

    Bump.

    This has been hitting close to the office for me lately.

    The fucker just resigned today.


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  10. 1up Heavy Duty, Super Heavy Duty or Equip - D

    I have the standard one. I couldn’t think of a reason to buy a more burly one, they are pretty stout for a trailer hitch rack (considering the competition)

    Edit to add: the only way these racks...
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    Maybe I am an idiot and it is standard practice,...

    Maybe I am an idiot and it is standard practice, but I haven’t had to reach for the metal levers since I discovered the spray bottle of soapy water.


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    It wouldn’t be hard for someone to read a wind...

    It wouldn’t be hard for someone to read a wind forecast that says gusts at 4am, then go up there at 2am and cut the cable partially, get to a safe place, watch the wind pickup and take it down.

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    Gondola cable snaps

    Bullshit. IBC factor of safety design on cables is 8. That cable is 8x as strong as the engineer calc’d it for. It’s not snapping because it’s cold out in September.


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  14. Awesome stuff. When I get some money to burn...

    Awesome stuff.

    When I get some money to burn I’d like to get my 08 J120 GX “de-sparkled”; replace the chrome trim with black, replace the L with a T, etc... but really I should yank out the...
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    Gondola cable snaps

    The link now says “deliberately cut”

    So someone sat there with an acetylene torch or grinder and cut the thing.... The possibility of that cable whipping and caving you face in as it snaps...

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    If your north of city center go Stevens, if your...

    If your north of city center go Stevens, if your south go Crystal.


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    I went from DHF / SS to Assguy / Aggressor. Maybe...

    I went from DHF / SS to Assguy / Aggressor. Maybe the incredibly slow assguy is making me think the aggressor is also super slow


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    New Season, New Tires, New Thread

    I came from the opposite direction. My
    previous rear was a Minion SS, which is the perfect rear for SoCal hardpack. I am in the PNW now so I wanted something to hook in better on loamy climbs. The...
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    Yes. I am running it. Plenty of room. Sent...

    Yes. I am running it. Plenty of room.


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    Is that enchiladas with flour tortillas....

    Is that enchiladas with flour tortillas. Blasphemy!!


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    Did I miss it again! No Ravens! Sent from my...

    Did I miss it again! No Ravens!


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    Plastic mechanical... just like printers... ...

    Plastic mechanical... just like printers...


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    The new SB140 looks like a mullet candidate. ...

    The new SB140 looks like a mullet candidate.

    GG is adding a “Red Rocket” to their secret menu. Shorter travel mullet.


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    https://instagram.com/nusr_et?igshid=14c0h9us8l62...

    https://instagram.com/nusr_et?igshid=14c0h9us8l62


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    Samsung appliances are garbage. I’ve seen a...

    Samsung appliances are garbage. I’ve seen a fridge and clothes washer die. The new Samsung stove my home came with is a piece of shit.

    I really like LGs stuff these days.


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  26. OG Wootest was a -10mm Protest. Then Keith...

    OG Wootest was a -10mm Protest. Then Keith tweaked it.


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  27. Thread: Melanzana

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    This. Private ranch on the coast between Gaviota...

    This. Private ranch on the coast between Gaviota and Jamala (North of Santa Barbara). Most need to boat in to surf it because you need know an owner of one of the properties to drive in. Maybe if you...
  28. With Gazex they can remote pop em many times...

    With Gazex they can remote pop em many times during a storm. Smaller avalanches result, less risk... a great solution. Stupid complaint by the homeowners IMHO.


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    WWMD?!?! I’m going on a houseboat / lake trip....

    WWMD?!?!

    I’m going on a houseboat / lake trip. I made 10#s of fresh homemade sausage as my meal contribution for the group. I have to take a plane and a decent drive to get there, say 8 hours of...
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    An International Drivers license is a joke. You...

    An International Drivers license is a joke. You show up at a AAA and give them $20 and they give you a piece of paper. I have one, and rented several cars in Europe, and never been asked to see it.
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    Get some 29” wheels for your hardtail.... Then...

    Get some 29” wheels for your hardtail....

    Then get a 160mm 27.5 bike....


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    By that you mean just fishing reels and bike...

    By that you mean just fishing reels and bike drivetrains


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    Sram / Rockshox is owning the complete build game...

    Sram / Rockshox is owning the complete build game right now too. Every major bike company has a GX / Pike build for $5200 that is really all the bike that anyone needs. There is no reason to pay $7k+...
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    First time riding in the 410 zone this past...

    First time riding in the 410 zone this past weekend. Up Ranger down Palisades. Beautiful ride. Ranger is a rough climb, top 1/4 is all hike a bike for mortals.... Palisades is an awesome descent,...
  35. Freeze them. They will be great. Don’t worry. I...

    Freeze them. They will be great. Don’t worry. I used to do this all the time.

    I’d boil them, cut them all up, freeze them on a baking sheet (so they don’t clump together) with onion and pepper,...
  36. I have the google. One unit. 1700sf 2 story. My...

    I have the google. One unit. 1700sf 2 story. My TV / Nintendo Switch setup is upstairs opposite side of house than the Wifi router. No issues, with streaming, gaming, and multiple devices at once.
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    SC is supposed to update the Tallboy this...

    SC is supposed to update the Tallboy this summer... maybe wait to see what that specs out as...


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    They probably have a sensor measuring the...

    They probably have a sensor measuring the pressure on the hydraulic system that’s keeping the cable tension. Sudden change, alarm goes off in lift ops office, shut er down!



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    A well known structural engineering professor who...

    A well known structural engineering professor who specialized in seismic design at one of the top UC’s famously refused to ever drive over the old Bay Bridge.


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    California Rockin' n Rollin'

    I was in Ventura. More of a roller than a rattler....

    The way we design and build buildings has changed since the last big ones came thru (1989/1994). These new high rises can handle over 3% of...
  42. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Any recommendations for dog raising / training...

    Any recommendations for dog raising / training books?

    Wife and I will be getting some sort of pupper in the next few months. We both grew up with dogs (me: labs, her: terriers).



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  43. Thread: Peloton Group

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    An equivalent spin class is $30. Do that once a...

    An equivalent spin class is $30. Do that once a week and the cost adds up...


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    Happy 4th. Now, stop grilling the burger.

    Having quality ingredients is more important than how you cook the patty. Have your butcher grind some chuck rather than buying a preground mix.... buy a nice fresh baked bun rather than what comes...
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    The Loudest Voice - Russell Crow as Roger Ailes -...

    The Loudest Voice - Russell Crow as Roger Ailes - just started on Showtime. Episode 1 was good; will continue to watch.

    Big Little Lies on HBO. Season two is great so far. Marketed as housewife...
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    They are priced the exact same for the same...

    They are priced the exact same for the same build. Nice try though


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    The best solution for him is to replace the AC...

    The best solution for him is to replace the AC with a new one.

    Complain about the noise to him in an honest, respectful way. Try to get him to come to that solution himself. Ask him how old the...
  48. Thread: Peloton Group

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    My Lady loves her SoulCycle. We are thinking...

    My Lady loves her SoulCycle. We are thinking about Peloton as an alternative that I could use too (not a fitness class guy).

    Is the Peloton bike worth $2k? Does saving money by purchasing an spin...
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    I bear sprayed a dude

    At what range did you hit him? Did you feel any effect?


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    I believe it comes down to purpose rather than...

    I believe it comes down to purpose rather than passion.

    I think of purpose as a combination of finding the work interesting, feeling like you made a difference, and of course the compensation....
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