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  1. Thread: Ukraine

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    What's the English translation of that sign?

    What's the English translation of that sign?
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    Oh I love the stuff. I just don't talk about it....

    Oh I love the stuff. I just don't talk about it. ;)
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    I've had good luck using a swappable boot sole...

    I've had good luck using a swappable boot sole screwed to a piece of 2x6. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220922/3610a5f6f6aa4a7aa23f4e5d3a99268e.jpg
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    There are some decent Nordic gear swap groups on...

    There are some decent Nordic gear swap groups on Facebook that could be worth a look. Somehow I'm skeptical there is an equivalent to TGR but there has got to be some forum where those nerds discuss...
  5. I've always been an ideas man. Way to bring it...

    I've always been an ideas man. Way to bring it into reality BMills.
  6. MT 20/20

    MT 20/20
  7. Thread: "The Turn"

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    33 degrees this morning. I guess that's about end...

    33 degrees this morning. I guess that's about end for gardening season and time to start the snow dances.
  8. I've got a Core that is dead but would ship you...

    I've got a Core that is dead but would ship you the band to make Cat's watch whole.
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    Awful. They are awful. ...

    Awful. They are awful.

    https://www.backcountry.com/explore/train-eccentric-leg-strength-for-alpine-skiing
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    Lawyer says what?

    Lawyer says what?
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    Yakima.

    Yakima.
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    I hear you guys on the new family member....

    I hear you guys on the new family member. Unfortunately our current dog is going in for double ACL/CCL surgery in 2 weeks so it really would not have been fair to her if I took him home as much as I...
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    Stopping on the side of the highway 4 hours from...

    Stopping on the side of the highway 4 hours from home to take a leak and this guy runs up to my open door and jumps in the car. Obviously dumped and desperate for a human. He has drank a liter of...
  14. It seems I stumble across this every few years. ...

    It seems I stumble across this every few years. It sure makes me wish for a trip to Shamoknee and La Gheyrage.
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    I'm mean this as admirably as possible but the...

    I'm mean this as admirably as possible but the term I've always thought of in relation to Yvon is "contrarian son of a bitch" and I feel like he'd agree. The only way I could think higher of him is...
  16. Thread: Garden 2022

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    My wife is adamant that she refuses to can...

    My wife is adamant that she refuses to can outside so I'm trying to make the setup as good as possible to get her to believe she can do it outside. I hate coming home to the AC on and 80 degree...
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    I think I'll just stick with the Instinct. Thanks!

    I think I'll just stick with the Instinct. Thanks!
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    Amazon has new OG Instinct watches for 150 bucks...

    Amazon has new OG Instinct watches for 150 bucks so I wound up with one of them. We will see what I think but buying a few generations back with Garmin seems to be the ticket.
  19. Thread: Garden 2022

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    Oooofh. I just went and checked our pole beans...

    Oooofh. I just went and checked our pole beans and wound up with a surprise 8 lb harvest. I've got the outdoor canning station up and running and tonight is a dilly bean...
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    Thanks guys, I guess I could have been more...

    Thanks guys, I guess I could have been more specific on what I'm looking for. From my limited understanding of the various Garmin watches I think I'm more interested in watches like the Fenix, some...
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    WTB: Garmin smart watch

    I've had a Forerunner 35 and have enjoyed it but just broke the watch in some vicious bushwacking. I'm looking to pick up another Garmin but with a few more features but don't have a specific model...
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    You too? Add me to the list of people who...

    You too?

    Add me to the list of people who don't shred hard enough to have Exo issues at 25 psi. Although I probably just cursed myself
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    Windoors coupled with a ski pole to swat at...

    Windoors coupled with a ski pole to swat at whatever rolled into the middle of the truck bed is awesome. That said I've got a Nissan Frontier so it's not like I'm dealing with a huge truck bed I'm...
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    Well I bagged another bear this year. I found an...

    Well I bagged another bear this year. I found an area with a ton of sign while mountain biking and paid it a couple visits over the last month. The first time I tried using a predator call. After an...
  25. Thread: Shigura brakes

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    Hey Gunder aren't you supposed to use crows foot...

    Hey Gunder aren't you supposed to use crows foot style wrenchs at 90 degrees to the handle of the torque wrench? Otherwise that turns your torque values a little funky.


    I'm just desperately...
  26. Thread: Wildfire 2022

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    ONG, MS or others have you heard a rough injury...

    ONG, MS or others have you heard a rough injury rate for jumpers?
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    Pnwflyfishing is worth a shot. It used to be...

    Pnwflyfishing is worth a shot. It used to be Washingtonflyfishing but there was a buy out and everyone jumped ship. I would not buy on WFF now due to scammers.
  28. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    She looks like she's already sick of your antics.

    She looks like she's already sick of your antics.
  29. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Wouldn't that only be if you were on the largest...

    Wouldn't that only be if you were on the largest cog when hitting the compression?
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    That was mistake #2. #1 was forgetting to route...

    That was mistake #2. #1 was forgetting to route the chain through my rear triangle. There wasn't an exact #3 this time but dropping the chain and quicklink into gravel a couple times ought to count.
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    I've been riding bikes for 3 decades and when...

    I've been riding bikes for 3 decades and when installing a new chain on my bike it still takes me at least 3 tries to route it correctly.
  32. Thread: "The Turn"

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    The hardware store has snowblowers sitting in...

    The hardware store has snowblowers sitting in front and the coffee shop next door has their fall pumpkin drinks out. I wish it wasn't 80 to 90 this week but I'll take it!
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    If you want to go cheap for a vice wrap some...

    If you want to go cheap for a vice wrap some pieces of 4x4 in bike inner tube. That and a iron from Goodwill will cover the budget part of things. If you are really feeling sporty you can find a nail...
  34. Thread: $4K Trail Bike

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    Duffman swap posts with GeorgiaSnow. It's worth...

    Duffman swap posts with GeorgiaSnow. It's worth it!!!
  35. Thread: $4K Trail Bike

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    Not to poopoo your idea but that is going to...

    Not to poopoo your idea but that is going to absolutely suck. Sell it before you use it as an unridden takeoff and then you'll lose a bit less money.
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    You first.

    You first.
  37. I guess baby announcements are kinda appropriate...

    I guess baby announcements are kinda appropriate for this thread? But I don't know that when building them that hands are the first thing that comes to mind.....
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    Ha! I saw that this winter and had a moment of...

    Ha! I saw that this winter and had a moment of "How the hell have I missed that?"
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    Poll: The strange thing is that was probably 2002 so I...

    The strange thing is that was probably 2002 so I don't know where the hell he found those things?
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    Poll: I remember a friend with notoriously poor...

    I remember a friend with notoriously poor judgement hucking one up the the air and it went after this kid like it was a heat sealing missile. Caught him right in the top of the head. Fortunately we...
  41. Thread: Antiwork

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    Goddamnit I just went hunting for a link about...

    Goddamnit I just went hunting for a link about that!

    Also every time I see this thread I think about how much more antiwork I am on Monday morning vs Thursday afternoon.
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    Why is the front door not glass? Also can you...

    Why is the front door not glass? Also can you imagine the carnage that house will inflict upon the neighborhood bird population?!?
  43. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I'll take a look in the garage but I may have...

    I'll take a look in the garage but I may have shitcanned mine in a fit of rage.
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    Not a race nor official trail work. A person on a...

    Not a race nor official trail work. A person on a local hiking forum has taken it upon themselves to raise awareness of unmaintained trails and flags the piss out of them, writes a trip report then...
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    Unnecessary flagging usage. I was in an...

    Unnecessary flagging usage. I was in an unmaintained FS trail near my house and pulled this down in about 4 miles. There were multiple places where standing in the trail looking forward I could see...
  46. Thread: Wildlife

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    My wife was surprised to find this little guy...

    My wife was surprised to find this little guy when she was shovelling a pile of bark chips. Turns out they are native in North Central...
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    Roosters and chip seal. That is all.

    Roosters and chip seal. That is all.
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    Thanks Alta. I'd seen the link today but hadn't...

    Thanks Alta. I'd seen the link today but hadn't gotten a post together. Hopefully this is a better option for the folks that currently use the Teanaway.
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    Seriously. In my mind that seems like an entirely...

    Seriously. In my mind that seems like an entirely a realistic price. I'm a cheap ass that likes to do everything myself, have painted my house before and my house is 1100 square feet and I would feel...
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    I think Boissal fessed up to that just a couple...

    I think Boissal fessed up to that just a couple weeks ago.

    And I've never mounted a tire backwards, then taken it off only to mount it backwards again....certainly not.
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