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    I'm not a contractor, but wholly shit that seems...

    I'm not a contractor, but wholly shit that seems high. My point of reference is very distant, but putting in an egress window along with the well cost me less than $4000 about ten years ago. These...
  2. Thread: NFL 2021/2022

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    Man, I hated to see the Bills lose that one, but...

    Man, I hated to see the Bills lose that one, but Henry is fantastic.

    Bills were awful in red zone (2 of 5) and still scored 30+. I think this slice of humble pie will fuel a 2 week bye where they...
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    I took the kids to Moe's last week because the...

    I took the kids to Moe's last week because the line was out the door at Chipotle. I had not been in Moe's for 2 years as we prefer Chipotle.

    I was stunned. They had 4 kids working. One girl was...
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    You will be going past some of my favorite...

    You will be going past some of my favorite paddling/fishing sites. Enjoy!

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    Been there done that, but inbounds. Once I...

    Been there done that, but inbounds. Once I proposed back up about 100 yards in bottomless. Thank god I was in shape. 10 years later I said fuck it, the hike out would have been worse than the...
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    Absofuckinglutely. Coffee bar and soda fountain...

    Absofuckinglutely. Coffee bar and soda fountain rock.

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    While it borders on heresy, I posit Cumby's...

    While it borders on heresy, I posit Cumby's coffee bar and Soda fountain is far superior to Stewart's. Stewart's wins on all else. Fact: Cumbys new stores were the impetus for Stewart's to up their...
  8. Thread: Trucks.

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    Holy shit. I have a totally different experience...

    Holy shit. I have a totally different experience with an Odyssey and snows. ^^

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  9. Thread: Trucks.

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    An Odyssey with snows is phenominal in snow up to...

    An Odyssey with snows is phenominal in snow up to about 12 inches deep. It will plow through untouched 12 inch deep snow on roads.

    Two years ago the NE got blasted by a winter storm and our...
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    Before my wife was pregnant she was team no way...

    Before my wife was pregnant she was team no way will I ever drive a minivan. About 6 months into being pregnant with twins, and after learning to install car seats and fold up strollers she did an...
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    Full Camber IPA Fall Line IPA Yard Sale IPA ...

    Full Camber IPA
    Fall Line IPA
    Yard Sale IPA


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    That's Nipper, the RCA dog! He makes it easy to...

    That's Nipper, the RCA dog! He makes it easy to find the U haul building.

    Druthers has some decent food. Their pretzels and beer cheese is delicious. Good burgers as well.

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    Well said. The fact is that Upstate is gorgeous....

    Well said. The fact is that Upstate is gorgeous. Thousands of lakes, great state parks, beautiful valleys and countless acres of farm land and orchards. It's an area bordered by two great lakes, ...
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    ^damn, I think scared is right. They do appear...

    ^damn, I think scared is right. They do appear to be bald faced hornets.

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    I thought they were yellow jackets, but what the...

    I thought they were yellow jackets, but what the hell do I know. The cats' paws were not feeling great after they each got stung. And that was 50 killed each of the last 2 days. Hoping the...
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    For the last week these fuckers have been popping...

    For the last week these fuckers have been popping up in the house. Over the last few days it's been a bloody battle of attrition where I've killed about 50 a day against our north facing windows.
    ...
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    The Island looks great. If there are fish in...

    The Island looks great. If there are fish in them there waters it looks downright dreamy.

    My deceased uncle bought into an Island on a beautiful lake in the ADKs in the early 80s. The home is an...
  18. Thread: NFL 2021/2022

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    I hope Josh keeps it up. Milani and the D were...

    I hope Josh keeps it up. Milani and the D were great!

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    One of these years I want to rent one of those...

    One of these years I want to rent one of those canal boats and spend a week on either the Erie or heading north. You must see them come through all summer.

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    Those window weights make good kayak fishing...

    Those window weights make good kayak fishing anchors. They do the job and dont get hung up. My dad used them and made them for lots of guys.

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    Shit, I live at the crossroads of all this...

    Shit, I live at the crossroads of all this hullabaloo in the Cap District, which is absofuckinglotely Upstate.

    Heading south is my least favorite part of the state. I know there is a lot of...
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    Holy mother Mary we've been over this. It's all...

    Holy mother Mary we've been over this. It's all upstate. WNY, CNY, Finger Lakes, North Country, Cap Region, Northern and Mid Hudson Valley, etc. are just subregions of upstate! There are no...
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    I had no idea Ryobi offered that misting fan. ...

    I had no idea Ryobi offered that misting fan. That's a great idea.

    I'm a. It surprised to see the Ryobi love, but as a casual homeowner I have to say I'm thrilled with their 18V cordless tools. ...
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    Yeti, You are making it 1 day at a time like...

    Yeti,

    You are making it 1 day at a time like many others. I remember the first time I you shared that tragic story. I was unable to imagine going through any of what you did and I worried if...
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    ^addressed above. Apparently it was true. ...

    ^addressed above. Apparently it was true.

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    I heard all the wire and copper was stripped out...

    I heard all the wire and copper was stripped out of the plant after it closed. I'm not sure it is true, but I heard it is now just a concrete shell.

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    Yeah, nobody is paying near that price in the...

    Yeah, nobody is paying near that price in the Burgh.

    One of the 4 story brownstones on the park, yes. Lansingburgh - no.

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    I agree with all above comments. I was curious,...

    I agree with all above comments. I was curious, but had low expectations as it looks like a toy. The damned thing is handy as can be.

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    I bought this on a whim and it is the most useful...

    I bought this on a whim and it is the most useful sander I own. I grab it for all different tasks.

    It makes short work of minor sanding where a flat sander wont work and has many other...
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    You had meant East Utica Greens and Riggies ...

    You had meant East Utica Greens and Riggies

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    Grizzly T's has really good bar food. Drink in...

    Grizzly T's has really good bar food. Drink in the front - eat in the back.

    Downtown grill has good food. Not much ambiance.

    Casa Del Sol is always decent for Mexican. Good atmosphere and...
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    I just dont get the Tail O' the Pup love. Maybe...

    I just dont get the Tail O' the Pup love. Maybe I've just had poor experiences, but I never found the food to be good.

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  33. Thread: Wildlife

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    I found a good size hole in my front lawn a...

    I found a good size hole in my front lawn a couple weeks ago. Went down about 10 inches and was about 8 inches wide. Almost perfectly cylindrical. I had no clue what animal would dig that sort of...
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    Just go into this knowing the dingo or skid steer...

    Just go into this knowing the dingo or skid steer will year up your lawn. I'd go with the dingo as it will likely do less damage and is more than capable.

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    I was negotiating a contract for Nurses at a...

    I was negotiating a contract for Nurses at a hospital in Watertown, NY. We were meeting at a hotel and I hot there early to write up some language. A Nurse came in and told me a plane hit the WTC. ...
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    I would rather paint it first, then cut and...

    I would rather paint it first, then cut and install it and touch up where needed after installation. I hate painting on my knees.

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    ^ I should have added that measuring accurately...

    ^ I should have added that measuring accurately is apparently tougher than one would think, because I found myself wearing out the wood floor going back and forth recutting pieces. Fortunately, most...
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    I am about 2/3 of the way through replacing all...

    I am about 2/3 of the way through replacing all the floor, window and door trim in a 2500 Sq foot house with lots of big windows.

    There is a learning curve, but once you dial in your measuring and...
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    I am hoping for another solution as there's a...

    I am hoping for another solution as there's a huge Oak tree on that side of the house that dumps a ton of leaves each fall. That said, I only want to fix this once, so if it requires gutters, so be...
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    And I only found the water damage because a piece...

    And I only found the water damage because a piece of cedar siding with nothing remaining behind it shifted, allowing a robin to build a nest in the chimney. The one interesting thing I found was a...
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    I would absolutely recommend a diverter of some...

    I would absolutely recommend a diverter of some sort. I had the joy of finding serious water damage behind the cedar siding practically the whole height of both of our 80s era wood box chimneys. ...
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    Hoping you feel better Harry! Sent from my...

    Hoping you feel better Harry!

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    Water was running hard throughout the ADKs today,...

    Water was running hard throughout the ADKs today, but nowhere near as hard as yesterday.

    This particular spillway was flowing harder than I've ever seen...
  44. Thread: View right now

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    Spillways are full on the...

    Spillways are full on the NE.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210821/2ba3c2683849093e59e6bdf7b880006a.jpg

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    Upstate or...

    Upstate or Mongolia?https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210805/f248cd1ea0655d3f4ece37b7217dcc41.jpg

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  46. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    Wow. I went down the rabbit hole and it was...

    Wow. I went down the rabbit hole and it was worth it. Just an amazing amount of skill and work went into that boat.

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  47. Got rid of a dozen chipmunks in a week last year...

    Got rid of a dozen chipmunks in a week last year using have a heart baited with sunflower seeds. The sunflower seeds work much better than peanut butter and don't cause a mess.



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  48. Thread: View right now

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    Spent 24 hours in NYC. Perfect weather for...

    Spent 24 hours in NYC. Perfect weather for touring the city.

    Very impressed by the High Line. It is a must see for anyone with a free hour or two in the City on a nice day. I've never scene a...
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    As a born and raised Western New Yorker I fully...

    As a born and raised Western New Yorker I fully understand the absolute disdain those within range of WGR hold for the term upstate. Unfortunately, the reality is that you are either downstate or...
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    Lord above that Bananna Cream Pie Blizzard made...

    Lord above that Bananna Cream Pie Blizzard made me see baby Jeebus. I only had one, about 4 or 5 yrs ago at a DQ in FLA. The following year they were off the menu. I'm not a huge ice cream guy,...
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