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    yes , put some cuts in the bottom of the head...

    yes , put some cuts in the bottom of the head with angle grinder and welded that "thing" on top, put a couple of extra holes where there were big sections without
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    pics for almost installed, just have to dig in...

    pics for almost installed, just have to dig in legs a bit into the gravel and level, but actually pretty stable as it is right now329463329464
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    Right now no restrictions on coming to BC from...

    Right now no restrictions on coming to BC from AB. Just went by two sets of the dreaded red plates at a pair of cabins down the road. We have rented a GAH lodge for a week next March. US border...
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    Just to add the Conservatives have had a hard go...

    Just to add the Conservatives have had a hard go keeping a tent large enough to be electable without the tent being so large that they can't get along and split apart . Happened Federally and in...
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    Knowing that "Trump's performance which was at...

    Knowing that "Trump's performance which was at times( mostly) less than useful " is useful at ballot box.
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    Not sure what you thought I meant as your comment...

    Not sure what you thought I meant as your comment doesn't line up with my statement? I voiced no opinion on the speed of reopening. My point is even with great consistent messaging it doesn't mean...
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    Absolutely across the board the optics have been...

    Absolutely across the board the optics have been good at both Federal and provincial levels. Main spoke persons have been public health officers. Sometimes abit woke and sugary sweet but within...
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    agreeing with above.... As much as the US likes...

    agreeing with above....
    As much as the US likes to beat itself up over its response and Trump's performance which was at times( mostly) less than useful , being a bunch of Captain Hindsights is in...
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    I would imagine that during at least part of the...

    I would imagine that during at least part of the 7 weeks they would of tried some sort of SDing. But very hard as you say. I think there are only two cafeterias on a CVN . It would be interesting...
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    I used the worst case as was unclear whether the...

    I used the worst case as was unclear whether the 7 hospitalizations referred to the 678 positive or the later number for 1156 and 7 was the total ever hospitalized ? ( never saw the 1500 number). ...
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    I think your misunderstanding asymptomatic vs not...

    I think your misunderstanding asymptomatic vs not requiring hospitalization. ~60% were asymptomatic, about 1% required hospitalization (7), about .15% died (1). A navy ship is not really...
  12. Thread: Rhubarb...ideas?

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    I almost never put in strawberries in my crisp...

    I almost never put in strawberries in my crisp unless the garden is producing both at same time. But something I have thrown in to a R crisp that have turned out well ( very) are saskatoon berries...
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    I thought the don't know was already covered. ...

    I thought the don't know was already covered. Trying to refind art that had results of study in China. Out of less than 200 , something around 10 had no antibodies, about 20% had pretty low...
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    I can see that its not an absolute number as...

    I can see that its not an absolute number as there is randomness in where it lands, the human that it lands on etc. So all that number is going to show is compared to other viruses how much more...
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    More directionally rather than specific to this...

    More directionally rather than specific to this virus. Lets say normally for a virus being exposed to less than infectious dose does .. what?

    We don't even know if infection brings immunity yet....
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    good links Question , if one is exposed to...

    good links

    Question , if one is exposed to less than the required infectious dose, yes that amount is now unknown, does that do anything? Probably doesn't produce antibodies in any numbers, but...
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    Thoughts on companies that lend or lease to small...

    Thoughts on companies that lend or lease to small to med sized companies??

    small-ticket equipment leasing and lending to small and medium-sized businesses

    " Its asset-based financial services...
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    But early on the WHO and all the experts were...

    But early on the WHO and all the experts were saying that would not work. Can't remember what they said would work certainly travel restrictions was not in plan. NZ being an island rejected WHO...
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    DIY Firepit Using Propane Head- thoughts

    Have a head off a old propane tank cut off and paint removed. Was going to weld on some legs that would be buried. Cut a hole in for drainage. Tank is 41" dia and about 20" deep. What I am...
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    That is really poor reasoning, though I'm not...

    That is really poor reasoning, though I'm not sure what point you are trying to make. There could be lots of explanations for that. It is a very easily caught disease with a much higher...
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    We do that every year during the flu season. It...

    We do that every year during the flu season. It is being done now , some places effectively other places not so much, in long term care facilities. It is very difficult and of course the more...
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    Sorry about that

    Sorry about that
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    top table is interesting if valid for other than...

    top table is interesting if valid for other than the Dutch
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    Isn't confirmation more important than breed? Anyway our mutt 90% Shepard 10% maybe husky is perfect for both BC skiing ( though we don't take him that often) and mtn biking. We used to worry on...
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    There are two issues. How can workers be safe,...

    There are two issues. How can workers be safe, the Worksafe BC issue. As what risks can clients take.

    Can't see how to deal with first. But can see forward on second if a group rents out lodge....
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    Ok , solutions as they probably will open, if...

    Ok , solutions as they probably will open, if cruise lines are going to open... Have to have been self isolation for 1 week before trip, two week for international air travel. Trips now 2 weeks...
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    Certainly agree with first part but not second,...

    Certainly agree with first part but not second, been to both and would not go back to Blanket unless supper cheap as terrain wise Sorcerer is in a different league
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    When referring to bug I was thinking previous...

    When referring to bug I was thinking previous lodge issues which do happen every once and a while. So while BC lodges have some experience they don't have experience with something like this.
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    ^^ really I heard some of the measures one...

    ^^ really I heard some of the measures one operator was thinking off and started thinking what would work and I was kinda stuck. i couldn't think of anything that would really work. When a lodge...
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    Sorcerer and blanket still do the bucket brigade,...

    Sorcerer and blanket still do the bucket brigade, maybe it won't be with clients but just guides and custodians ?
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    Yes around here all the cases other than that Van...

    Yes around here all the cases other than that Van dental conf were linked to Cat /heli or BC lodge. Lots of sheepish guides /operators.
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    Wouldn't be more guides total, though more per...

    Wouldn't be more guides total, though more per person do to fewer guests in lodge . Even fewer clients would not a private room for every body. So might be significant discount for couples?? ...
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    assume water from lake via buckets yes where...

    assume water from lake via buckets

    yes where people are coming from makes a difference but in the lodge of times they are a group or several groups

    The number being floated around is ~ 2.5...
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    true, though I do enjoy TVOs The Agenda with...

    true, though I do enjoy TVOs The Agenda with Steve Paikin coverage watching on youtube
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    As this story is from CBC, their preferred...

    As this story is from CBC, their preferred political narrative is to promote almost mindlessly the superiority of the Canadian health care system and to be as anti Trump as possible. I imagine that...
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    I would have thought the difference would have...

    I would have thought the difference would have been more even with taking out NY so that surprized me. Really shows affect of NY on the overall numbers in US. So yes the messaging esp at Federal...
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    From my reading its just the big apple, with the...

    From my reading its just the big apple, with the rest being patting ourselves on the back, BC was lucky in the timing of spring break so there's that too.
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    How to run a BC Lodge next winter??

    BC lodge where you heli in and stay for the week and tour. Have clients isolate before? Increase cleaning with every one in private room? Can that every work. Limit guests to one that have...
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    Yes their ranking in many indexes is pretty...

    Yes their ranking in many indexes is pretty shitty , their democracy ranking is pretty low "flawed democracy" one up from Malta at 25th. Their ranking in social mobility is pretty low for a...
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    Knew it was a hybrid system but never heard of...

    Knew it was a hybrid system but never heard of any Frenchie going BK do to health issues. In Canada the US health system is used as a bedtime story to give children nightmares just as the Canadian...
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    I'm not saying that the US is well run by any...

    I'm not saying that the US is well run by any means and has its priorities in the right places. But really a failed state. That is just over the top partisan BS. Its hard to tell from up here what...
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    Failed state really? Ok the US has not had the...

    Failed state really? Ok the US has not had the best response as the admin thought it could hope it away but many western countries have worse death rates , the US is ninth, after pretty liberal...
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    Maybe your right. But I would not capitalize...

    Maybe your right. But I would not capitalize even the word maybe as its too definite at the present time. Alot of smart people on both sides of the Swedish / total lockdown debate. I certainly see...
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    I see your logic but the Swedes thought that they...

    I see your logic but the Swedes thought that they could protect the vulnerable and were not that successful. It could be that in part that they did not communicate with their immigrant population...
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    I think as certain amount of immunity has and can...

    I think as certain amount of immunity has and can be assumed but its complicated. I don't think any one wants to go with there no immunity after infection as that really means there is a high...
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    when one is developed , will it provide better,...

    when one is developed , will it provide better, worse, maybe both better and worse immunity compared to having the infection itself ( off course with all the affects that having the infection brings...
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    so.... vaccine will be better? worse ? maybe...

    so.... vaccine will be better? worse ? maybe better /worse/ equal
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    totally agree for covid its the total package of...

    totally agree for covid its the total package of beds, , doctors, nurses, consumables, ventilators.... How can you loosen until you have control so you don't over shot what your capacity is any...
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    not really , they are a consequence of the type...

    not really , they are a consequence of the type of actions/policy taken once you have covid. Assuming there is some sort of reaction as no country is going along like nothing happened. The policy...
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    true if the health care facilities do become...

    true if the health care facilities do become overwhelmed but also the other side of lockdown is that lots of others conditions are not being treated, cancer not caught etc. In my town there have...
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