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  1. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    I figured out your problem. You shoot with the...

    I figured out your problem. You shoot with the wrong hand😀
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    Truth here. We drove past the track and main...

    Truth here. We drove past the track and main parking lot on the road out to the shooting range. We jumped on a trail that ultimately ends by 18 road in Fruita, but there were some climbs on spines...
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    I had my knee replaced this summer and didn’t get...

    I had my knee replaced this summer and didn’t get out this year in the Colorado high country on my dirt bike. I’m stoked to ride in Grand Junction this weekend with my 8 year old boy. He is on a...
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    They had a scene where they needed what looked...

    They had a scene where they needed what looked like loaded bullets in a revolver. The shells were loaded with an actual primer and a bullet, with no powder. At some point the gun was fired, and the...
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    They had a scene where they needed what looked...

    They had a scene where they needed what looked like loaded bullets in a revolver. The shells were loaded with an actual primer and a bullet, with no powder. At some point the gun was fired, and the...
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    That’s cheating!😀. I just got my permits for 2...

    That’s cheating!😀. I just got my permits for 2 cords. Basically six pickup truck loads for $20. I might fill two before the snow gets too deep around here. Usually I space wood cutting out over...
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    I’m curious too. I’ve got an older 2007 300 XCW...

    I’m curious too. I’ve got an older 2007 300 XCW which is about the best bike I can imagine on super gnarly trails. It’s not the best on huge hills. Or dunes. Or on the pavement at 80mph like my...
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    This is exactly what my wife does. In addition,...

    This is exactly what my wife does. In addition, the key fob might be buried in one of her bags which she totes stuff to work and back. She hauls them all out in the morning when she is running late...
  9. Thread: Sober October

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    I caught COVID 6 months ago and stopped drinking...

    I caught COVID 6 months ago and stopped drinking for a couple of weeks while recuperating. I kept off the sauce for my knee replacement and recovery after that. Tonight, October 2 and after six...
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    I was headed to the desert with two four stroke...

    I was headed to the desert with two four stroke dirt bikes and ten gallons in cans in the trailer. Made it 80 miles after the light went on and sputtered into a gas station. It is hard on the fuel...
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    This makes me reconsider the “temporary” gas line...

    This makes me reconsider the “temporary” gas line fix I did on my 1952 dodge pickup when I deleted the mechanical pump and went to an electric fuel pump. That was in 2010
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    Does water go in the bucket making it a mister...

    Does water go in the bucket making it a mister fan?
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    https://m.facebook.com/awakenwithjp/videos/9415980...

    https://m.facebook.com/awakenwithjp/videos/941598079617695/?extid=SMS-UNK-UNK-UNK-IOS_GK0T-GK1C&ref=sharing
  14. If you wire up a shunted tombstone to 120v, you...

    If you wire up a shunted tombstone to 120v, you will trip a breaker. You should have no continuity between the two contacts
  15. That’s pretty slick. I think I’ve only dealt...

    That’s pretty slick. I think I’ve only dealt with ones that wire to both ends
  16. Assuming that each end of the replacement tube...

    Assuming that each end of the replacement tube should take a hot or a neutral, I’d tie all the red and blues to the hot, and the neutral to the yellows. His tombstones aren’t internally shunted, so...
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    I have wired up a bunch of quartz infrared...

    I have wired up a bunch of quartz infrared heaters. Very often a 20A 240v circuit will suffice, but we often run 30A circuits for future upgrades. They work well over exterior seating areas and...
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    I did a 1999 4Runner lock last year. My problem...

    I did a 1999 4Runner lock last year. My problem wasn’t in the key tumbler part but in the part it turns. You still pull it all out though. Piece of cake with youtube
  19. It’s crazy that the corded ones are weaker than...

    It’s crazy that the corded ones are weaker than the battery powered impact wrenches. I have a Dewalt 120v which works ok for lug nuts. Occasionally I need to get a breaker bar out to loosen them,...
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    No shit. I priced rebuilt denso starters for my...

    No shit. I priced rebuilt denso starters for my 4Runner at over $200. The selenoid rebuild kit I used was like $5-10 bucks. It has worked fine ever since. About 10 years
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    In addition to 1000mg Tylenol doses, they had me...

    In addition to 1000mg Tylenol doses, they had me on two 5mg oxycodone every 4-6 hours. That wasn’t cutting it so I was prescribed two 2mg Dilaudid pills every four to six hours instead. They were...
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    I have a long history of damage to that knee. I...

    I have a long history of damage to that knee. I had a rod driven down the tibia in the late 80’s. It was pulled in 1990, and you could plainly see the channel on the recent X-rays. I had a few...
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    I’m just checking into this thread now. I’m at...

    I’m just checking into this thread now. I’m at five days after a TKR. I’ve got to say, it’s been way tougher than expected. We had to get much stronger pain meds than what I was sent home with...
  24. Thread: Trucks.

    by Jethro
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    We used to have an outback with the little 4...

    We used to have an outback with the little 4 cylinder. It got 24mpg. I call bs on a Taco getting that milage. My 87 4Runner with the 22 RE probably didn’t get 24. I don’t know why Toyota owners...
  25. Thread: Trucks.

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    I’m in a 99 4Runner with a 2.5-3” lift,...

    I’m in a 99 4Runner with a 2.5-3” lift, 265-75-r16 tires (1”bigger than stock) and a rocket box. I doubt I get better than 16 mpg at 75mph. No point going faster since the gas consumption goes way...
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    I drive a 1999 4Runner with 144,000 miles on it. ...

    I drive a 1999 4Runner with 144,000 miles on it. Colorado vehicle. In 2003 I took it to Slee off-road in Golden, and had rock sliders welded on. It is amazing how mag chloride got in behind the...
  27. Thread: Trucks.

    by Jethro
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    I’ve got a cool old 1952 Dodge M37 which I take...

    I’ve got a cool old 1952 Dodge M37 which I take out on occasion. It’s a fire Dept yellow since it was a brush fire truck in its earlier life. Pics of it are somewhere in this thread. Invariably I...
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    I was out with the Redcat scout and shredder...

    I was out with the Redcat scout and shredder today. My 8 year old really likes the fast shredder over the rock crawler. It’s too bad, since every time we use it it’s down for a while while we wait...
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    Sweet boat! My dad has a Capri 25 moored in...

    Sweet boat! My dad has a Capri 25 moored in Sandpoint Idaho. It’s been a great boat for him
  30. Thread: Trucks.

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    [QUOTE=bagtagley;6287908]On Hondas, you can hold...

    [QUOTE=bagtagley;6287908]On Hondas, you can hold the button down to avoid the dreaded slowwww open.
    I wonder if the Toyota does that with the in the cab button? I seem to use the button on the...
  31. Thread: Trucks.

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    Electric tailgates seem like a solution searching...

    Electric tailgates seem like a solution searching for a problem. My wife has a Highlander with an electric rear hatch. I can’t stand the delay from when I push the button and have to wait three...
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    So I had my first Pfizer shot on Thursday. I...

    So I had my first Pfizer shot on Thursday. I felt fine Friday until the evening. Then I was chilled and achy. Saturday I was pretty slow and achy when I awoke. Today, Easter Sunday I am achy and...
  33. Thread: Truck Tire Time

    by Jethro
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    Good point about the age. Those tires wer e...

    Good point about the age. Those tires wer e purchased new two seasons ago from a Cooper tire dealer. I think they are not past the expiration date. The tires on my 4x8 utility trailer are the...
  34. Thread: Truck Tire Time

    by Jethro
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    Mostly they are intended for tread punctures...

    Mostly they are intended for tread punctures where centrifugal force pushes it to the inside of the tread. I’d have to slosh it over to the minuscule sidewalk leak and hope air pressure inside...
  35. Thread: Truck Tire Time

    by Jethro
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    The leak is so slow that it seems like a porosity...

    The leak is so slow that it seems like a porosity issue more than a puncture needing a plug. I put in air every two weeks or so. I’m leaning towards slime or equivalent. I swapped out the tires...
  36. Thread: Truck Tire Time

    by Jethro
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    I’m taking my snow tires off the 4runner today...

    I’m taking my snow tires off the 4runner today and putting the summer tires on. I’ve got two sets of rims so the tires stay mounted. The snow tires have two seasons on them and one tire has a super...
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    4Runner 6 Highlander 6 Dodge M37 6 Ktm300 1...

    4Runner 6
    Highlander 6
    Dodge M37 6
    Ktm300 1
    Yamaha pw50 1
    Polaris 120 kids sled 1
    Honda foreman 300 1
    Polaris 570 ATV 1
    Craftsman wood chipper 1
    Troybilt mower 1
  38. I agree with you. And without seeing any...

    I agree with you. And without seeing any testimony, I’d bet a jury finds them guilty
  39. I could see having charges filed if a motorist or...

    I could see having charges filed if a motorist or structure were damaged. It’s a bit ironic that the equipment designed to set off avalanches, was damaged by an avalanche. It’s not inconceivable...
  40. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

    by Jethro
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    Ruger DA RedHawk is another great choice in.44mag...

    Ruger DA RedHawk is another great choice in.44mag if you don’t want to go .460, 454, .500 etc. Years ago, I used to load some pretty stout .44 mag loads for my Ruger Super Blackhawk. My buddy with a...
  41. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

    by Jethro
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    If you want a bear gun, get a 629. That Brno is...

    If you want a bear gun, get a 629. That Brno is a pretty impressive gun though
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    And while I have eyeballs on this project, I just...

    And while I have eyeballs on this project, I just realized that I didn’t pull the entire light switch out before installing the paneling. The photo below shows that I just unscrewed and pulled out...
  43. In reading this thread, I’ve kinda come to the...

    In reading this thread, I’ve kinda come to the conclusion that CDOT shouldn’t put their expensive tools in avy paths if they can’t handle the stresses of an avalanche. It doesn’t matter what the...
  44. Thread: Truck Tire Time

    by Jethro
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    My work truck has the Hankook Dynapros on it. ...

    My work truck has the Hankook Dynapros on it. They were good enough for all year usage in Aspen that I put them on my 4Runner for the warmer months. I have only one summer on them, and they were so...
  45. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Any chance you could go to a 70 aspect tire? ...

    Any chance you could go to a 70 aspect tire? It’s over an inch larger in diameter, if that’s appealing. When I was looking for KO2s in 16” rim size for my older 4Runner, all I could find we class E...
  46. Dammit, I didn’t see your post and just bought...

    Dammit, I didn’t see your post and just bought $20 of 2mm balsa. We are building my sons first rocket from scratch, and wood glues to cardboard really well. May have to switch to dense cardboard
  47. As a kid, from about 11-15, I used to shoot to...

    As a kid, from about 11-15, I used to shoot to launch rockets. It was an on and off interest, usually done in the summer. It seems like we have fire bans every summer now in Colorado, and they...
  48. We used to make them from scratch using various...

    We used to make them from scratch using various cardboard tubes, and balsa wood from the hobby store. It would be a fun project to do with my 8 year old. I like the fuse idea also.
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    Did you say no, it is all wheel drive

    Did you say no, it is all wheel drive
  50. Thread: Trucks.

    by Jethro
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    For that size of a vehicle, you can get an F150...

    For that size of a vehicle, you can get an F150 with a 5.5 or 6.5‘ bed. I don’t see that being produced. I don’t think you can get Chevy or Toyota midsized trucks with crew cabs and 6’ beds either.
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