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

    by Jethro
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    About 30 years ago one of my momís friends gave...

    About 30 years ago one of my momís friends gave me a 20 gauge model 12. Her son was anti gun and was going to fill it with concrete as some political statement. I kept it a few years and sold it for...
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    I think B&D designs has aftermarket springs to...

    I think B&D designs has aftermarket springs to lower the DIN to sub 4
  3. Thread: Hardwood plugs

    by Jethro
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    Wood is too soft to cleanly thread. You need...

    Wood is too soft to cleanly thread. You need bone for good threads and epoxy adhesion
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    Sorry about the super long reply. My board is...

    Sorry about the super long reply. My board is blue. I kind of fell off this site for
    A while.


    Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums
  5. All I can say is they have been installed for 2+...

    All I can say is they have been installed for 2+ years with zero failures. We install lots of led lamps from TCP, Sora, Phillips and other quality makers and have significant failure rates. Iím with...
  6. I dont think I have ever seen LEDs in that color...

    I dont think I have ever seen LEDs in that color range. 2700k seems like the incandescent warm white equivalent
  7. I am an electrician. Licensed since 1993. In...

    I am an electrician. Licensed since 1993. In the last ten years LEDs of varying quality have flooded our market. I have seen claims of 50,000 hours lifespan on new lamps, only to have call backs...
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    For trail work, on the Moto, I use a Husky 55(pre...

    For trail work, on the Moto, I use a Husky 55(pre rancher) with a 20Ē bar. For mtn biking and kayak clearing I have a Skil chainsaw with a 12Ē bar. It does surprisingly well. It might be surpassed...
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    I have repaired two countertop units. In each...

    I have repaired two countertop units. In each case it was a fuse you wouldnít know existed unless you took the cover off the appliance. They were obviously not designed for consumer repair

    My...
  10. Thanks. I didnít know if I had made some major...

    Thanks. I didnít know if I had made some major transgression here. Maybe heís like this monthly?
  11. My mom was Canadien. I have every right to claim...

    My mom was Canadien. I have every right to claim that citizenship also. Thatís kind of irrelevant though.

    I had no idea pointing out bad grammar would twist your panties so much. I apologize ...
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    Ha
  13. Canuck hillbilly speech?

    Canuck hillbilly speech?
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    My micro will stop the heating cycle after a few...

    My micro will stop the heating cycle after a few minutes. Usually after some component heats up and shuts off. There is an audible difference when that happens. The fan, turn table and light still...
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    Didnít see the post was a year old

    Didnít see the post was a year old
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    Hello detrusor. My little guy is needing a...

    Hello detrusor. My little guy is needing a better bike. His 16Ē Cleary has been great, but gears and suspension are needed. Iíve been around here for a while. Shoot me a PM if itís still...
  17. I think itís pretty obvious that you naturally...

    I think itís pretty obvious that you naturally bend the ankles, knees and hips when you absorb impacts such as when jumping off a small ledge in shoes. When skiing, in a super stiff boot you will...
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    I have a Rossignol throttle 173 with Burton plate...

    I have a Rossignol throttle 173 with Burton plate bindings Iíd part with. Mid-late 90ís era has n excellent condition. For sale. My kn es couldnít take the abuse so I hung it up
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    We are getting a new pup mid May. With this dog...

    We are getting a new pup mid May. With this dog Iím going to have him leashed to me all the time and take him outside every hour. Iím tired of the piss cleanup on
    Carpet.
  20. Thread: Doggie stoke

    by Jethro
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    Here is a pic from our dog breeder of our second...

    Here is a pic from our dog breeder of our second dog. We will pick him up at two months of age in early May. My boyís first dog was squashed by a bus when it was a year and a day old. This pup...
  21. Thread: Kilimanjaro

    by Jethro
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    I vomited my way to the summit and back down in...

    I vomited my way to the summit and back down in 2001. I did the easy tourist route and I was hiking. Just be aware that the guides take you up pretty fast, compared to serious mountaineering rates...
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    Damn, thatís a great offer. When my boy was...

    Damn, thatís a great offer. When my boy was stepping up from 12Ē wheels to 16Ē wheelsĒ the bike we were given weighed 24 lbs. he weighed about 40 pounds. I bought him a Cleary Hedgehog with rim...
  23. Thread: newbie

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    I just saw this thread.. Gone are the Blackaddar...

    I just saw this thread.. Gone are the Blackaddar days where you could get by on guts and no roll. Back in 94 when I was starting I had a hand roll both ways on my third pool session. Granted, I...
  24. Poll: Iím running the standard surefoot footbed in my...

    Iím running the standard surefoot footbed in my foamed alpine liners. Superfeet green in my touring boots.
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    Just so you know, riding dirt roads is like...

    Just so you know, riding dirt roads is like cruising green ski runs. Make sure you have an idea what direction you think your riding will go as you do it for a year or two. 20 years ago I bought an...
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    If you think you might be tempted by that single...

    If you think you might be tempted by that single track you just went by, then err on the side of the dirt oriented bike. Iíd lean towards a plated 450, unless you want to do lots of pavement. My...
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    Try Klim gloves. Iím in their XXL zip cuff...

    Try Klim gloves. Iím in their XXL zip cuff goretex spring glove all winter long
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    Size 12 street shoes, and Iím in a 28 mondo...

    Size 12 street shoes, and Iím in a 28 mondo Doberman. They are punched prettywide at the sixth tie and big toe bunion spot. Punched for length on my tight big toe. Foam conformables. Next boot...
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    One of my high school friends here in Aspen was a...

    One of my high school friends here in Aspen was a top level high school Nordic racer. Now he works for the local schools and is a Nordic coach. Instead of getting all butt hurt over bike tracks and...
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    I used to have a low angled metal roofed garage. ...

    I used to have a low angled metal roofed garage. Snow would slowly creep off it and break off when it was overhanging the eaves. When I did shovel it, it was from the top down until I cut about a...
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    Going back to 1989, I had a horrific tib/fib...

    Going back to 1989, I had a horrific tib/fib fracture requiring a stainless steel rod and four screws. I had a compartment syndrome issue and almost lost my leg below my knee. I was skiing Salomon...
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    How much deposition was there on the road?Itís...

    How much deposition was there on the road?Itís hard to tell if the mass of the slide made it there, or if it was a cloud dusting
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    Thanks for the info. I guess at my size I donít...

    Thanks for the info. I guess at my size I donít feel the need for any more give in my boot. Iím in a 130 Doberman, but Iím nearly 6í-5Ē, and weigh about 235. The Dobermans arenít a particularly...
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    I used NRS cam straps on my Dobermans when the...

    I used NRS cam straps on my Dobermans when the Velcro failed. The worked great. Whatís the Bode version offer stiffness wise over a cam strap?
  35. I heard that you whisper the name of her sister,...

    I heard that you whisper the name of her sister, and then hold on
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    So sorry to read about this accident. I didnít...

    So sorry to read about this accident. I didnít know the victims, but from all news accounts the were great guys and will be missed greatly

    Google images places the accident on a section of single...
  37. Thread: Trucks.

    by Jethro
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    That looks like a four door, Ford Mustang 2...

    That looks like a four door, Ford Mustang 2 fastback. Ugly as sin
  38. Thread: Doggie stoke

    by Jethro
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    When I was 4, May dad and I picked up a puppy and...

    When I was 4, May dad and I picked up a puppy and she was my best friend for 17 years. I was hoping for a similar experience for my boy, so we got him a puppy when he turned 5. The dog (named...
  39. Punches take twenty minutes at most. Thatís for...

    Punches take twenty minutes at most. Thatís for the initial heating, punching and pouring some cold water on them. You can add a little more time if you need to punch/alter the liner. I know Iím...
  40. Thread: MMA in the BC

    by Jethro
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    Maybe. Heís also in the hospital with serious...

    Maybe. Heís also in the hospital with serious injuries though. Iím betting face to face with the smaller cat on its back
  41. So what happened to dongís buddy. Did he pass...

    So what happened to dongís buddy. Did he pass his test or not?
  42. Thread: MMA in the BC

    by Jethro
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    Imagine getting your hands around the catís...

    Imagine getting your hands around the catís throat. Once that happens, it probably canít bite you, but it could probably inflict some serious gashes with the claws on all four legs. Iím afraid to...
  43. Thread: Jury Duty

    by Jethro
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    So it turns out the guy was acquitted! I was...

    So it turns out the guy was acquitted! I was wrong. The judge wouldnít allow a sovereign citizen defense, but his testimony about the officers responses to him when they figured out his identity...
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    You can also get larger diameter inserts for...

    You can also get larger diameter inserts for overlapping holes. I have never used them, but Iíve seen them online
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    Correct. I would be worried about screws pulling...

    Correct. I would be worried about screws pulling out with overlapping holes. Iím not real concerned with the skis I ski snapping from some small holes. Usually I donít end up with holes lined up...
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    ďApples and oranges are apples and oranges. No...

    ďApples and oranges are apples and oranges. No matter how many times you bite that orange, it won't taste like apple.
    Also, you don't need to geek about the old holes if you fill them with shish...
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    I only mentioned the bomber methods Iíd ski. ...

    I only mentioned the bomber methods Iíd ski. Once the stronger fiberglass or metal topsheet has been compromised, I have little faith in wood plugs. Especially ones which the screws knife threads...
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    You can gain some thread diameter with helicoils...

    You can gain some thread diameter with helicoils or or inserts. Or T-nut thru the base. Most glue and fill solutions are janky
  49. Thread: Jury Duty

    by Jethro
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    I was just released from jury duty. I was not...

    I was just released from jury duty. I was not selected and didnít get many facts during the selection process. It turns out the case is about a well known local hoodlum who got a dui and resisted...
  50. Thread: Jury Duty

    by Jethro
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    Any ideas about cases coming up for trial? The...

    Any ideas about cases coming up for trial? The last one I was dismissed from was the Peter Nardi case. I read everything I could about it before the Judge could order us to avoid media reporting...
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