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    My closest buddy just dropped dead of a heart...

    My closest buddy just dropped dead of a heart attack. He was 32. We were robbed.
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    Taking a quick look: As much as NJ may have...

    Taking a quick look:

    As much as NJ may have strict firearm laws, it hasn't banned the possession of hollowpoint rounds in all circumstances. It has however placed restrictions on possession, and...
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    For what it's worth, Vestas is a solid wind...

    For what it's worth, Vestas is a solid wind turbine manufacturer. I've seen a lot of new renewable energy projects using their turbines. I am inclined to think they'll do well in coming years --...
  4. Thread: jackman maine

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    Absolutely. Cross Attean Pond and shred Birch...

    Absolutely. Cross Attean Pond and shred Birch Island. It's sick. Then hit up the jack pine glades on the ledges.
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    Gah, count me in for a future trip. 2nd mate, if...

    Gah, count me in for a future trip. 2nd mate, if your friend is O'Brien, you're spot on.
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    And in Maine news:

    And in Maine news:
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    I may materialize out of the northern ethers for...

    I may materialize out of the northern ethers for an event like this -- a relative just moved to the tip of Salem Neck, giving me added incentive to head down there.
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    Dams (and dam removal) represent a professional...

    Dams (and dam removal) represent a professional interest of mine. I am not directly involved with the Elwha project, but I've been following it with interest.

    Here is a map I created showing the...
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    In Maine, first goose season opened this past...

    In Maine, first goose season opened this past weekend. Yesterday I went on a non-shooting cruise around the lower Kennebec and nearby marshes. There were geese and some teal around. A sturgeon...
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    Up at my beach, Saturday AM was similar, but a...

    Up at my beach, Saturday AM was similar, but a bit smaller. Lots of shoulder, with sets every few minutes in the overhead range. The period was much shorter and less coherent, so a fair number of...
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    Last night was powerful but dumping at my break. ...

    Last night was powerful but dumping at my break. Schedules meant I didn't get out there until 6 PM, which was just about high tide. This beach doesn't do as well at high tide, and last night was no...
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    My local beach (west of the river mouth) was fun...

    My local beach (west of the river mouth) was fun this weekend. Saturday was a bit bigger, with lots of chest-to-shoulder faces, and 12ish second periods. You could see easily see bigger sets on the...
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    From the planes on treadmills department: a nerdy...

    From the planes on treadmills department: a nerdy bump for a new Wired article covers going downwind faster than the wind.

    http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/08/ddwfttw/all/1
  14. Thread: Meadows Lawsuit

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    From the Oregon Revised Statutes:...

    From the Oregon Revised Statutes:
    http://www.leg.state.or.us/ors/030.html
    SKIING ACTIVITIES



    30.970 Definitions for ORS 30.970 to 30.990. As used in ORS 30.970 to 30.990:

    (1)...
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    The swell was swell up my way yesterday. Lots of...

    The swell was swell up my way yesterday. Lots of fun on the outer sandbar by Fox Island, growing through the day. We got out at 2 as the tide came in to the dunes -- and then it came in for 2 more...
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    Looks like an interesting project -- you do have...

    Looks like an interesting project -- you do have some interesting landscapes from which to choose.

    On the splash page, you have some run-on sentences. The worst can be fixed as follows:
    ...
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    Worthy repost courtesy el hefe's sister:...

    Worthy repost courtesy el hefe's sister:
    http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs085.ash2/37593_413113646289_579026289_5122439_2885534_n.jpg
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    For what it's worth, some shops are ok with this....

    For what it's worth, some shops are ok with this. For example, Kennebec Angler in Maine has been very good to me as far as spooling up lines and letting me try them. I use Rio and SA dry lines in...
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    They put on a good show in Oxford Maine on Sunday.

    They put on a good show in Oxford Maine on Sunday.
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    This is awesome. I want to do this too. A good...

    This is awesome. I want to do this too. A good friend of mine is a master carpenter, who has just finished the most beautiful little wooden peapod. It's a great dinghy, but watching him make slow...
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    Some amazing pictures in here. I just came...

    Some amazing pictures in here.

    I just came across the work of Walters Schels and Beata Lakotta, including these photos of hospice patients before and after death. I'm not into the whole "Faces...
  23. Thread: fly tying info

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    Looking good. We've held a few fly swaps around...

    Looking good. We've held a few fly swaps around here; they're a good excuse to tie up 30 or so of the same pattern and really refine your wrapping.
  24. Good shows. I liked Saturday better. Friday was...

    Good shows. I liked Saturday better. Friday was more mellow. They did play a lot of tunes I hadn't heard them do before.
  25. Tomorrow and Saturday in Hampton. Bring it on!

    Tomorrow and Saturday in Hampton. Bring it on!
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    It was me. You totally deserved it, JONG.

    It was me. You totally deserved it, JONG.
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    I'll take your $25 and the Moxie. I'm not big on...

    I'll take your $25 and the Moxie. I'm not big on sodas, but I like Moxie about as much as any of them.

    Now if you can get Squirt up to northern New England, we have a real deal.
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    Yup, but since others can't get here from there,...

    Yup, but since others can't get here from there, we may as well stay silent.
  29. Thread: surfing alpaca.

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    surfing alpaca.

    Too odd not to share: Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi and his alpaca Pisco.

    http://a.abcnews.com/images/Technology/rt_Surfing_Alpaca_100317_ssh.jpg
  30. For a different perspective: I haven't been paid...

    For a different perspective: I haven't been paid or given a stipend for the speaking engagements I've gotten, but then again I'm not usually invited, and it's more typically private industry or a...
  31. If any New Englanders will be at the shows in...

    If any New Englanders will be at the shows in Hampton Beach at the end of May, post up. There are some things to which I just can't say no.
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    Out of curiosity, under which law abridging the...

    Out of curiosity, under which law abridging the freedom of speech would Slim be ticketed?
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    A good dog, gone too soon from this paradise into...

    A good dog, gone too soon from this paradise into the next. Here's to Paco.

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=69323&stc=1&d=1260158443
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    He's the head coach of the Portland Pirates...

    He's the head coach of the Portland Pirates. As for where he is when you need him, if he's not coaching, try a certain local bar near the Civic Center.
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    Sway bar? Do you remember which corner you were...

    Sway bar? Do you remember which corner you were ripping around when you did this? (I used to blow threw these on two different Ford Tauruses, and could usually tell when I did it -- sharp cornering...
  36. Thread: Lawyers

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    One of the "55%ers" here, mostly. I went to law...

    One of the "55%ers" here, mostly. I went to law school a decade ago, and now I practice energy law in a "big" firm in a small state.

    Career-life satisfaction: yes. I get to do neat work -- a lot...
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    Sorry to hear it. I lost my aussie this fall...

    Sorry to hear it. I lost my aussie this fall after nearly 14 years; for the last two years, his hind legs got weaker and weaker, until toward the end his rear end just didn't work at all like...
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    Somehow I missed last month's announcement that...

    Somehow I missed last month's announcement that Kadlecik left DSO.
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    The approach is about 5 miles over a trail (part...

    The approach is about 5 miles over a trail (part of which we'll have to portage, due to rules) and then dirt roads to a trailhead within Baxter State Park. From there we'll climb up, return to our...
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    I'll inquire around about a Pugsley, as that...

    I'll inquire around about a Pugsley, as that sounds too weird to pass up. (If snow riding in the woods out back turns out to be more fun than xc touring in the morning...)

    Bikes on CL in Maine...
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    cheap quick snow-bike recipe?

    I have just under 2 weeks to put together an inexpensive bike to ride on snowcovered dirt roads for an approach to an upcoming climb. (If there's good snow, we'll ski-tour in; otherwise, it'll be a...
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    With some easy routine maintenance (disassemble,...

    With some easy routine maintenance (disassemble, clean, oil), the $30 Wahl has lasted me 5 years and counting.
  43. What vehicle? How big is the fuse in your...

    What vehicle? How big is the fuse in your cigarette lighter circuit? Usually the cigarette lighter is limited to 100 to 200 watts (depending on the fuse in the cigarette lighter circuit), so you...
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    Busted bb5 mech brakes?

    What am I doing wrong?

    First thing I'm doing wrong is maintaining my lady's bike. Yeah, I know.

    It's an older Giant VT2 with Avid BB5 mechanical disk brakes. They've always been decent to...
  45. I work with legal and policy aspects of wind, so...

    I work with legal and policy aspects of wind, so I'm a bit far from wrenches and grease, but I see significant growth in jobs from wind in the next 20 years. A deepwater offshore wind project in...
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    Eastern coyotes are significantly bigger than...

    Eastern coyotes are significantly bigger than western coyotes, due to factors including climate and prey base, as well as genetic mixing with wolves. (Some nifty mitochondrial DNA studies revealed a...
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    troubleshooting oil furnace smell

    Imagine a hypothetical old, poorly insulated house with an '80s-vintage Williamson Oil-Saver furnace in the basement. In the fall, when we restart it, the warm air ducts emit an "oil smell" into the...
  48. Thread: It's just a dog.

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    http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m204/Todd_ME/n5...

    http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m204/Todd_ME/n507202_31455756_2989.jpg

    RIP Robie. Good dog.
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    Gorgeous. I've got to get to your side of the...

    Gorgeous. I've got to get to your side of the North Atlantic.
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    Also of interest to space cases: Tonight, at...

    Also of interest to space cases:

    Tonight, at least in Maine, the International Space Station will be visible for 2 minutes at dusk. You can get the exact coordinates, times and locations for...
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