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    N of 1, but I followed a J&J shot with 2 full...

    N of 1, but I followed a J&J shot with 2 full dose Modernas and am still here. 2nd Moderna laid me out for 4 days, but since I was going all cowboy I couldn't get just the booster-size dose. Now I...
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    I finally got around to trying some stuff. I'm...

    I finally got around to trying some stuff. I'm running the latest Ubuntu with the latest Brave (Chrome) browser. The issue is the same with Firefox or regular Chrome though.

    I tried turning...
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    The switch actually changes the color...

    The switch actually changes the color temperature, not the brightness. Most people prefer a warm white, IME, but the new inserts will go from really warm (think headlights on a '72 VW ambling along...
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    I do it in a less racist way, but I recommend...

    I do it in a less racist way, but I recommend that my clients make their popcorn disappear before I get involved.

    It usually only has a tiny bit of asbestos in it, and wet scraping won't result...
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    No traction plates, no queso or sriracha...

    No traction plates, no queso or sriracha containers. Not even one serrated shovel. Fail.
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    I've used a generic version of the Whiskey fork...

    I've used a generic version of the Whiskey fork on my SS 29er for years. The carbon steerer seems to be undersized (stem won't tighten enough), but it hasn't killed me. It's way at the bottom of the...
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    Not all places are susceptible to mold. I've been...

    Not all places are susceptible to mold. I've been tearing up houses for over a dozen years here in arid NV, and I've never seen more than a few square inches of it. So YMMV.

    But of course the fans...
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    It's a M. I also have a Vanson leather jacket...

    It's a M.

    I also have a Vanson leather jacket in 40 that fits amazingly, but it's not remotely practical. Protective and stylish, yes, but it weighs like 15 pounds and gets hot quickly.
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    Welcome! I'm also 5'9", and about 140# and have...

    Welcome! I'm also 5'9", and about 140# and have struggled to find well fitting moto gear for 15 years. The euro brands are usually better, but Klim in particular fits like a paper bag. (They know...
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    Except that they never know where stuff has been...

    Except that they never know where stuff has been moved to by the shadow forklift team in the night.
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    Thanks. I was starting to question the wisdom of...

    Thanks. I was starting to question the wisdom of my impulse buy of most of a drivetrain last year just to have as spares.
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    Your really need to flash it. Even a half assed...

    Your really need to flash it. Even a half assed flashing will last way longer than any caulk exposed directly to the elements. It's not that hard-- buy some 4x6 flashing and ghetto bend the 1/2- 3/4...
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    If you're too afraid to drill the countertop (do...

    If you're too afraid to drill the countertop (do you mount your own skis?), at least drill the cabinet door or false front below for the air switch. No offense, but putting a switch behind the door...
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    It's way easier than it seems like it would be to...

    It's way easier than it seems like it would be to drill stone with a diamond core bit. The cheap drill mounted ones work ok, but a grinder mounted one (variable speed grinder required--also excellent...
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    Nice. Bless his heart.

    Nice. Bless his heart.
  16. I made a bunch more progress on my canyon DH...

    I made a bunch more progress on my canyon DH trail today. It was fun to go out for the whole day and just wear myself out tearing up sage and moving rocks. It needs a lot more work to be ready but I...
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    Yep. But if the garbage can self leveling...

    Yep.

    But if the garbage can self leveling method wins the day, please share a video of how that goes. Tgapp has really let us down on that front.

    Re: costs for window replacement. I swapped 16...
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    Yeah, we have even more than that, and sealant...

    Yeah, we have even more than that, and sealant dries out in less than 3 months here so we have to add more even before tires wear out. I think we went through 2+ quarts of sealant this year.
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    Definitely do your self leveling mix in a garbage...

    Definitely do your self leveling mix in a garbage can. You can certainly do 10 bags at once and then just tip it over.
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    The whole discussion above about endurance vs...

    The whole discussion above about endurance vs stamina also sounds odd to me, and is certainly not based on any consensus among the sports science community. I wonder where these strange definitions...
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    Truckerco has been working well for 6 wheelsets...

    Truckerco has been working well for 6 wheelsets for us for a couple of years now, but I haven't tried queso.
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    I'd be super stoked if some major brand stole my...

    I'd be super stoked if some major brand stole my "e-bikes are mopeds" sticker and made it popular. How does one achieve this?
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    I'm just here, as a resident of nearby Douglas...

    I'm just here, as a resident of nearby Douglas County, to assure everyone that the Reno Whip Problem will certainly remain contained in that fine (Biggest Little) city.

    Contagion will not be...
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    That was possibly the best climbing movie I've...

    That was possibly the best climbing movie I've seen. If really captured the drive for and reward from soloing and alpine climbing in general. I'm glad I did that when I was younger and that I made it...
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    I've carved many a log with a Lancelot. Once I...

    I've carved many a log with a Lancelot. Once I had a team of 4 guys set up with them carving saddles in the top logs of walls for the log floor joists and rafters.

    They can definitely fuck someone...
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    Yeah, my Powermatic has neither a guard nor a...

    Yeah, my Powermatic has neither a guard nor a riving knife, but if I were shopping for a new one I'd probably want at least the latter. I learned the hard way about kickback once after a co-worker...
  27. Man, it's almost like the USFS doesn't want to...

    Man, it's almost like the USFS doesn't want to keep stuff closed longer than necessary. Who'd a thunk it?
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    If it's an extreme angle the tongue might be...

    If it's an extreme angle the tongue might be messed up. If that's the case take a bit of material off of the bottom shoulder and top edge of the tongue so that it fits tightly. You're going to have...
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    This. If you're not confident with the TS you can...

    This. If you're not confident with the TS you can make that take with a hand power plane. Or the even more ghetto tool would be a belt sander.

    If you want it to look perfect you should do the...
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    As a counterpoint and reminder: not all of us are...

    As a counterpoint and reminder: not all of us are big dudes who do lots of smashy smashy shuttle riding. My 1390g carbon wheels have held up great for my 138# bulk and are at least 300g lighter than...
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    I have some OG Ibex merino zip tops that are...

    I have some OG Ibex merino zip tops that are still usable after about 15 years. I don't wear them as much as I used to--they are for special occasions now. What happened to the newer merino that...
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    I'd think you'd need at least 100Ah to be happy...

    I'd think you'd need at least 100Ah to be happy without charging the moped. For doing that you'll need quite a bit more.

    For reference we've done a lot of winter boondocking with 210Ah of lead...
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    I think tread pattern has a lot more impact on...

    I think tread pattern has a lot more impact on rolling resistance than a small difference in width. Get the least tread you can stand.

    For the WR if it's moist, a 2.2 XC tire will be great. If...
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    It's really hard to say, but what is certain in...

    It's really hard to say, but what is certain in this case is that it wasn't just a harmless mistake. The kid intended to, at least, mortally frighten the cyclists. A slap on the wrist is not...
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    ^^^^ That's excellent news. Here's hoping that...

    ^^^^ That's excellent news. Here's hoping that justice will be served.
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    I did a little Death Valley trip. About 500 miles...

    I did a little Death Valley trip. About 500 miles over 3.5 days, mostly dirt. I'll do a TR if there's interest.391979391980391981
  37. The RS requires a very centered stance and does...

    The RS requires a very centered stance and does not tolerate deviation. It's crazy stiff, so I really doubt anyone 160# could actually fold it, though. You just can't pressure the cuff like on a...
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    I've just been too GOTOS Mecca: Death Valley. The...

    I've just been too GOTOS Mecca: Death Valley. The points on display were beyond counting.

    They travel in large groups and stop often. They wear clothes more suited for an afternoon cafe stop in LA...
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    Thanks. Yes, it's a huge case with a big PS. I...

    Thanks. Yes, it's a huge case with a big PS. I built it way back when to be upgradeable. Mostly I just don't like the idea of throwing so much stuff away but I get that it's prob cheaper to just buy...
  40. A sub 150 second top transition should be a...

    A sub 150 second top transition should be a requirement for this refuge. I seriously wonder WTF people are doing that takes 15 minutes to start back down the hill. I'm not dressed for standing...
  41. I'm in. But let's be clear: lift serve should...

    I'm in.

    But let's be clear: lift serve should not be Strava-ed. All of those perfectly straight lines are painful to look at.
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    What about upgrading a ~6yo desktop? It already...

    What about upgrading a ~6yo desktop? It already has a big tower and power supply, SSD, and big HDD. I'm frustrated by the slowness when doing mapping on Caltopo and sometimes when viewing big pdfs.
    ...
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    I like my steel RDO a lot, except for the toe...

    I like my steel RDO a lot, except for the toe overlap.
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    ^^^ A friend of a pre-teen in a tiny, incredibly close community reports that the local popo just did a similar "training" for the parents there. WTF?

    I'm sure Viva will be around directly, but...
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    WG, how many trails are there, and are they open...

    WG, how many trails are there, and are they open for regular use? (Some moto trails I've been on in MX are on private land and only open for events.) I love Oaxaca and would love to go back with...
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    Start at $69,000, so you'd assume most of them...

    Start at $69,000, so you'd assume most of them are over $80k with options. For that kind of coin I'd think a camper that replaces the truck bed would make a lot more sense. It could be bigger without...
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    Agree. My 40 foot ladder weighs at least 150#,...

    Agree. My 40 foot ladder weighs at least 150#, and I can just barely get it from the ground top the top of my van by myself. I've tried and failed to set it up solo.

    I used to free solo 15 pitch...
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    I have a giant McHale that i had made for a...

    I have a giant McHale that i had made for a Denali trip in 2006. It made the 70# load to 14k pretty tolerable, and shrinks down via the removable stay system. In small mode it was great for climbing...
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    Why skip lunch? You need calories (fuel) most...

    Why skip lunch? You need calories (fuel) most during the day for your activities. Skipping lunch will just fuck up your blood sugar.

    You're blimping out because you're doing eating wrong. Eat...
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    What kind of doctor approved of a daily 8 drink...

    What kind of doctor approved of a daily 8 drink regimen? Dr Jose Cuervo?
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