Search:

Type: Posts; User: BCMtnHound

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.20 seconds.

  1. Replies
    41
    Views
    4,625

    The grey has been advancing for the last 5 yrs or...

    The grey has been advancing for the last 5 yrs or so, almost in lock-step with the degradation of my vision. Some grey on top, but most are colonizing the beard. If there's a benefit to their...
  2. Replies
    754
    Views
    120,479

    Maybe. Both are depreciating assets....

    Maybe. Both are depreciating assets. Transferability is at least something with the shelter, probably zero with the titties.
  3. Replies
    11
    Views
    3,323

    Undercoating is better for sound than for rust...

    Undercoating is better for sound than for rust IMO. Especially on a vehicle not coming direct off the lot. Can't ever get all the nooks and crannies that hold salt coated debris cleaned after a...
  4. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,757

    And how fast do these microbubbles form? I've...

    And how fast do these microbubbles form? I've never noticed such imperfections until at least on a (once) 5 yr old windshield, and even then they were pretty minor compared to the other more physical...
  5. Replies
    7,825
    Views
    2,179,048

    Mostly this. Doesn't matter how good the battery,...

    Mostly this. Doesn't matter how good the battery, if you let it run below 11.8V on the regular, it will never fully recover. Some power converters (single stage especially) can cook the battery far...
  6. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,757

    Ha! I don't think I can remember having a...

    Ha! I don't think I can remember having a windshield last long enough to be that badly pitted. Winters and pea-sized road 'sand' means I am paying my comp deductible at least every 3 winters, more...
  7. Replies
    193
    Views
    30,435

    Yup, Cheveron recently got sold to another...

    Yup, Cheveron recently got sold to another company a couple years ago, dunno the owner but i think it is still in operation. Refined fuel also comes down the existing TransMtn pipeline from Edmonton,...
  8. Replies
    193
    Views
    30,435

    Dunno what's exactly happening down there in the...

    Dunno what's exactly happening down there in the East and SE US, but I do know that any disruption in either refinery, delivery, or any other semi-related socio-political event means the local prices...
  9. Replies
    123
    Views
    13,585

    Snowmobiles Mtn Bikes Skis Avalanche data and...

    Snowmobiles
    Mtn Bikes
    Skis
    Avalanche data and education

    and my acceptance of shit I can not change.
  10. So a science-based rational argument works in...

    So a science-based rational argument works in your home? You don't belong in this thread.
  11. Anyone else's better half do an annual 'cleanse'...

    Anyone else's better half do an annual 'cleanse' of some sort. Starve themselves of those dastardly sugars, starch, alcohol, etc? And take some sort of naturpathic herb to facilitate the expulsion of...
  12. Replies
    88
    Views
    55,020

    The Clearwater has been attacked by the WW crowd...

    The Clearwater has been attacked by the WW crowd for most of the last month. The way the water is coming up, only other week or so for the spring paddle season. More shuttle vehicles at the take-out...
  13. Suzuki has never been as pure as his acolytes...

    Suzuki has never been as pure as his acolytes claim. No stranger of exaggerating the facts, and even making outright falsehoods where it suited the politics. Close friend of the family is very well...
  14. Ha! I can relate to the irrigation struggles....

    Ha! I can relate to the irrigation struggles. We've got drip and spray irrigation for our veggie and fruit garden beds, mostly set up by me, with guidance from her. It works well, except my wife is...
  15. Replies
    754
    Views
    120,479

    Truth. And to think when I first started, many of...

    Truth. And to think when I first started, many of the small consultant companies I worked for still had a few fleet 2X4 single cab pick-ups, complimented with a set of well-used tire chains, a fire...
  16. Replies
    13,982
    Views
    1,425,461

    As much as this can suck personally, this is the...

    As much as this can suck personally, this is the sign of an equitable and successful negotiation.
    FWIW, I am in the natural resource extraction/wildland management sector and regularly sit at the...
  17. One good turn deserves another ;)

    One good turn deserves another ;)
  18. Replies
    149
    Views
    33,314

    Heh, well the term pogey up here originated with...

    Heh, well the term pogey up here originated with the newfies, most often associated with layoffs around the fishing season, so maybe there was a connection?

    Kinda funny, the BC govt rebranded it...
  19. Replies
    149
    Views
    33,314

    You guys down south can quit a job for no good...

    You guys down south can quit a job for no good reason, and then still collect the pogey? That's fucked up. Need to be fired/ laid off/quit for reasons of health or safety up here to go on the dole.
  20. Speaking twisting screws type fasteners, anyone...

    Speaking twisting screws type fasteners, anyone else have to deal with condiments and other food containers that never are returned to their place with their lid fastened? She got me again this...
  21. Replies
    754
    Views
    120,479

    At work, red for RUG, and yellow for diesel. ...

    At work, red for RUG, and yellow for diesel.

    Maybe he's got a drip torch in that rig?
  22. Replies
    7,825
    Views
    2,179,048

    We must be targeted by the same FB pages. Some...

    We must be targeted by the same FB pages. Some reason your link broke though....
  23. Replies
    13,982
    Views
    1,425,461

    Ya know Harry, your O2 levels might rise with one...

    Ya know Harry, your O2 levels might rise with one or 2 less of the little blue pills during the ski season.

    J/k. Hope the life move will work out for you. And kudos for making the change partly...
  24. Replies
    7,825
    Views
    2,179,048

    LOL, in their (my?) defence, I've used my '03...

    LOL, in their (my?) defence, I've used my '03 tacoma as a heavy half as long as I've had it, and it is still running strong (but I did stiffen up the rear springpack at 130000km) The small trucks do...
  25. Replies
    7,825
    Views
    2,179,048

    Yup. Doesn't matter who builds the 1/2ton, none...

    Yup. Doesn't matter who builds the 1/2ton, none of them hold up to 3/4ton abuse. I've got a couple guys here that swear their truck can hold their camper as it's within the GVWR, but ignore the GARW....
  26. Replies
    7,825
    Views
    2,179,048

    From my conversations with my mechanic, airbag...

    From my conversations with my mechanic, airbag failure is often a 2-stage process. They are supposed to always have a min pressure (10lb or so) but sometimes temp changes or valve seepage causes a...
  27. Replies
    7,825
    Views
    2,179,048

    Very nice Grinch! For me, the decision between...

    Very nice Grinch!

    For me, the decision between leafpack and airbags depends on how often you run loaded. If running with the weight more often than not I would go with leafpack. If your rig goes...
  28. Not true, although their range was severally...

    Not true, although their range was severally impacted by the extent of the last ice sheets. There certainly are several species of eurasian earthworms that are invasive, however, and they along with...
  29. Replies
    13,982
    Views
    1,425,461

    The cities on the coast, where Live2ski is, might...

    The cities on the coast, where Live2ski is, might actually have that $1000/month option if that supports a desalinization plant. But yep, the agriculture is gone, and wealth disparity affecting those...
  30. Replies
    1,500
    Views
    177,724

    So hard to visit this thread. Lexa is slowing...

    So hard to visit this thread. Lexa is slowing down quite a bit and it's always the heat of the summer that is hardest on the northern breeds.

    Sending vibes to everyone who makes room in their...
  31. Thread: Garden 2021

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    154
    Views
    34,772

    4 yards is a tough number though. A nice tandem...

    4 yards is a tough number though. A nice tandem axle dump truck holds approx 10yards. 1/2 ton pickup about 1.5 yards. Moving earth isn't cheap.

    With the past few days in the mid 20's and nights...
  32. Replies
    35,257
    Views
    5,072,412

    Damn, and ol' Mike doesn't mess around. Tough...

    Damn, and ol' Mike doesn't mess around. Tough place.
    371842
  33. Replies
    5,491
    Views
    1,129,297

    Got the pfizer #1 as part of a community...

    Got the pfizer #1 as part of a community vaccination. Just 12 hrs of sore arm, followed by 12hrs of soreness at the injection site. No other symptoms significant enough to mention.
    Wife got the...
  34. Replies
    581
    Views
    176,489

    They actually carried through with that recall...

    They actually carried through with that recall option plan?!? Oh my. I wonder what damage control analysis suggested that was the proper course of action? To be a fly on the wall in Yvon's office, or...
  35. Replies
    13,982
    Views
    1,425,461

    I would have been tempted to through in a...

    I would have been tempted to through in a Canadian province or a country/state in Asia or Africa, just see if the respondents were paying attention.
  36. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    90,213

    Probably just returned from a nooner at Club...

    Probably just returned from a nooner at Club SuperSex.
  37. Replies
    13,982
    Views
    1,425,461

    I don't think you are reprehensible, but perhaps...

    I don't think you are reprehensible, but perhaps a but selfish ;)

    As our population increases, so does the cost to flush the toilet, turn on the tap, provide hospitals, schools, policing,...
  38. Replies
    13,982
    Views
    1,425,461

    Heh. No.

    Heh.
    No.
  39. Replies
    103
    Views
    17,103

    Ya, I don't trust any autosave web browser or...

    Ya, I don't trust any autosave web browser or other keeping my cc info. No online wallet with access to any funds. Every purchase I make gets a manual entry; I have one cc card memorized, along with...
  40. Replies
    13,982
    Views
    1,425,461

    I try to look at the entire taxation, but by your...

    I try to look at the entire taxation, but by your charts, BC is in the middle of the road there, at least my location is. After my homeowner grants, I pay around 1% in property taxes. And like I...
  41. Replies
    13,982
    Views
    1,425,461

    Real Estate Crash thread

    Yup. I lose no sleep over the taxes I pay. Most our property tax here is set by the municipality or regional district, so it is way easy to go to council meeting and protest tax increases that are...
  42. Replies
    103
    Views
    17,103

    As I am fond of telling my wife, no such thing as...

    As I am fond of telling my wife, no such thing as a free lunch. We play the points game against all the other sheep consumers but the real winner is the cc company.

    We have a dividend card, and a...
  43. Thread: Garden 2021

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    154
    Views
    34,772

    Missing a dimension on that cubic calculation....

    Missing a dimension on that cubic calculation. 3X3X3=27cubic ft per cubic yard. 100/27 is 3.7cubic yards
  44. Replies
    33
    Views
    10,435

    Cable cut since 2004 (same time DSL became...

    Cable cut since 2004 (same time DSL became widespread in many BC small towns). Currently with a sub to Netflix and Prime, use ExpressVPN to access content outside our region and for torrent...
  45. Replies
    754
    Views
    120,479

    This.

    This.
  46. Thread: Garden 2021

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    154
    Views
    34,772

    Hah! Yep. I was puttering in the yard earlier...

    Hah! Yep. I was puttering in the yard earlier this week, and was looking at a bed, and thought, 'hey, maybe I can take some compost and turn it in now. Snow's been off the ground for almost 2 weeks...
  47. Thread: Trucks.

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    2,486
    Views
    349,485

    Mark me another that likes the soft opening of...

    Mark me another that likes the soft opening of the tailgates. The new work 2500 chevy has the auto open one, no idea why it is necessary except all the heavy electronics to make it auto perhaps...
  48. Replies
    735
    Views
    186,406

    Coif'efe

    Coif'efe
  49. Replies
    44
    Views
    10,500

    It they would locally stock it, I would always...

    It they would locally stock it, I would always have a few at hand. After a hard sweat, nothing better than an ice cold moosehead.
    But in the evening accompanying a meal, we tend to a solid german...
  50. Replies
    111
    Views
    12,044

    Seriously? That's fucked. First they screw around...

    Seriously? That's fucked. First they screw around with the beta ar pants by removing the full side zip, and now no bibs? Maybe they'll keep some proper SV shell bibs with their guide/patrol line.
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4