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  1. Home building/owning mags, let's talk septic systems!

    We are having a home built, according to the engineer, the results of the soils test makes a shallow trench septic system necessary, hard-pan is not very deep. Anyone have any experience with these,...
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    Worked at a restaurant that had a couple of...

    Worked at a restaurant that had a couple of Korean exchange students. One poor bastards name was Dong Suk.
  3. Jethro, I've been meaning to get a couple stones,...

    Jethro, I've been meaning to get a couple stones, just never got to it, being lazy, thinking I could send them off in April when my restaurant is shut down for the month. As far as the steel, I know...
  4. How long was the turnaround time? I'd be sending...

    How long was the turnaround time? I'd be sending mine from New York. I have a Shun 8" chef knife and a paring knife I use as my daily drivers for work, with a Henkels in my toolbox for heavy duty...
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    Fudge Tunnel, actually a real band. Two I've...

    Fudge Tunnel, actually a real band.
    Two I've always thought were good:
    Box Rot
    Cobra Sock
  6. Lots of great tips from everyone. The second part...

    Lots of great tips from everyone. The second part of this post is one of the things I was hoping to hear. Bank tomorrow, architect Friday and on we go!
  7. Thanks for the advice. Here are some things I...

    Thanks for the advice. Here are some things I know: he will be using an ICF basement with radiant heat in the floor. It will then only have one story (will be in my 70s when the mortgage is paid off,...
  8. Construction Mags: Building a home through the winter?

    Time to be grown ups and have a home built in the Adirondacks. Currently, the planning phase has put us in a place where closing on the construction loan and the project start could be the beginning...
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    I use a Super Benriner Japanese mandoline for...

    I use a Super Benriner Japanese mandoline for work. The body is plastic. It comes in 2 sizes, the larger (super) is most versatile. As a bonus, the instructions that come with it have some awesome...
  10. Here is my $0.02. My wife and I did just this...

    Here is my $0.02. My wife and I did just this about 6 years ago. Bought 3.5 acres with cash and built a yurt. The only difference here is we built in the Adirondacks in NY. There is a decent amount...
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    After a call to Rocky Mountain customer service,...

    After a call to Rocky Mountain customer service, they were able to locate a front triangle, unpainted and unused for her bike. Pretty sweet considering its a 2005 model. Once shes done riding Benny...
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    Frame dent, should I worry?

    The wife shows up home after a ride the other day with a dent on her down tube. She can get into it and has come back bloody from many rides. Anyway, it's a Rocky Mountain ETSX. Dent is on the right...
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    A tip from a restaurant kitchen type person: corn...

    A tip from a restaurant kitchen type person: corn starch is an inexpensive response to the always-a-threat in a hot kitchen swamp ass. It can also be heard referred to as "monkey butt". The...
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    I will second or third or whatever Drewes frozen...

    I will second or third or whatever Drewes frozen custard, Pappys Bbq is teh shit and the City Museum is amazing. Bonus is Pappys is kind of near the museum. Oh and the St Louis Zoo rocks too if you...
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    To be clear, this happened in September. I did go...

    To be clear, this happened in September. I did go to the hospital trauma unit for cat scan xray and all kinds of fun things. But I did not see a neurologist. Fuzzy recollection of that period of time...
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    Concussion question

    This summer I experienced my second concussion that resulted in unconsciousness. This time I was out for about 3 hours before I came to. Tripped going to.the outhouse and cranked my head on a tree....
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    Foundation Question For Builders

    OK I will try not to be too blog-like here, but here goes: The wife and I live in a yurt, no water or electricity. We built it to have a place to live in the Adirondacks in the Summertime. Winters...
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    Yeah, after a bunch of interwebz research and the...

    Yeah, after a bunch of interwebz research and the other posts on this thread I've learned. I do have a friend with a table saw, so I am definitely going to go with the miter saw. Thanks all!
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    OK looks like a miter saw. Thanks!! I always get...

    OK looks like a miter saw. Thanks!! I always get excited when buying new tools!!
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    Construction Mags: Which Saw?

    Got a bunch of Lowe's gift cards for Christmas. I want to buy a table saw. Ideally portable. Do I get a table saw or mitre saw? I'd like the One Saw To Do It All. I've got adding a bathroom to our...
  21. Big ol' bump. Just ordered 1999/Walls from...

    Big ol' bump. Just ordered 1999/Walls from Squallywood.com for the wife's early Christmas/I actually am a nice guy gift. Please tell me it'll be here before the 25th...
  22. Just wanted to update. I picked up my VFF Pros...

    Just wanted to update. I picked up my VFF Pros Saturday. Today was my first day on snow with them. And, by the way, it was at Alta, where I live and work and it was going OFF; free refills, face...
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    Wow, overwhelming response for the dishwashing...

    Wow, overwhelming response for the dishwashing position!! Now, I really need a cook. Not someone who can heat a can of beans, but an experienced gunslinger of a cook. I will teach you how to cook my...
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    Actually, here is the schedule of my...

    Actually, here is the schedule of my dishwasher/laundry people and my dining room staff: 7AM to 9AM then 6PM to 9PM 5 days a week. Of course its bound to fluctuate a bit, but that means really from 9...
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    Bumping this. I still need me a cook, dishwasher...

    Bumping this. I still need me a cook, dishwasher and potentially a front desk person. PM me if interested.You must be able to work entire season. It's OK if you can't come till mid to late December,...
  26. Bumping, because I am interested in getting a...

    Bumping, because I am interested in getting a pair of Daleboots when I get back to SLC this month. I have hobbit shaped feet, and had a shitty boot season last year. For those of you who went to the...
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    Oh lord and baby jeebus on a stick, I hope this...

    Oh lord and baby jeebus on a stick, I hope this works. My first photo submission. So this is the fire escape in the dining room of Snowpine Lodge at Alta after that big storm early last April. Good...
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    Skidog=correct. Too many road closures. I need...

    Skidog=correct. Too many road closures. I need people showing up for shifts.
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    Still taking applications. Got some job offers...

    Still taking applications. Got some job offers planned, still a bunch of applicants to interview. I am set for cooks this season.
  30. Thread: Paging

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    What is it you like to do? -Play chess, screw....

    What is it you like to do?

    -Play chess, screw.

    Well, let's play chess

    -or-
    More beans Mr. Taggert?

    -I think you boys have had enough!
  31. 70/30 me. Wife pays all the bills and keeps us...

    70/30 me. Wife pays all the bills and keeps us 100% debt free. Amazing. If I did the bills we'd have a ton of cool toys and creditors camped out on the lawn.
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    OK, I'll play too, even though you sent me this...

    OK, I'll play too, even though you sent me this as a PM, and since you can't seem to drop it. I really don't give a fuck how many skier visits there were in Utah in any year. I am concerned about...
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    Work: Alta 10/11 Ski Season

    OK, let's try this again...
    Snowpine Lodge at Alta is hiring experienced cooks, dishmonsters, servers, housekeepers, experienced fromt desk people for the coming season. Note "experienced" in front...
  34. I'll offer a Maggot discount on dinner at...

    I'll offer a Maggot discount on dinner at Snowpine Lodge in Alta while the camps are going on. 25 bucks plus tax, beverages and tip gets you a 4 course dinner. Tonight is fresh pea soup, house salad,...
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    Today started all nice and sunny. My Yurt deck...

    Today started all nice and sunny. My Yurt deck was finally drying out so we can finish the flooring. Then we can actually raise the damn thing, and not live in the back of the truck any more. Oh, but...
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    He had been staying with us at my lodge for a few...

    He had been staying with us at my lodge for a few days, and this happens. Having the time of his life and it was taken from him. He died. Alone. Upside down. Suffocating. I love my guests. They make...
  37. Bumping cuz its snowing like hell right now and...

    Bumping cuz its snowing like hell right now and more storms on the way. I have a bunch of dorm space left at $59 per night which includes taxes, breakfast and dinner. Anyone?
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    My regular doc is actually coming out here to...

    My regular doc is actually coming out here to stay in my lodge for a week, so I'll be able to speak with him about my symptoms. I do use an Albuterol inhaler for asthma, but only rarely. Not sure if...
  39. And.....bump

    And.....bump
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    Me likey free skis. Signed up in 3, 2, 1,

    Me likey free skis. Signed up in 3, 2, 1,
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    Random Twitches/Spasms

    So for a few years now I have been having random muscles firing or twitching, but not triggered by using them. Seems to be mostly non-major muscles, but once in a while it is. Sometimes its an...
  42. PSA/SPAM Spring Skiing at Alta just got cheaper

    Mind boggling deals on lodging starting March 29th until we close April 12th. Snowpine Lodge has dorm spaces available for $59 per person per night. That's with all taxes, breakfast and 4 course...
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    PM sent...

    PM sent...
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    Carmen it was great to meet you today. I am going...

    Carmen it was great to meet you today. I am going to put a link to your site on my website. And please stop by with some brochures. I'll have my deskies push you guys when they are asked about...
  45. Hey, I'll jump in. I manage the Snowpine Lodge at...

    Hey, I'll jump in. I manage the Snowpine Lodge at Alta. Right now, 25% off mid week (Sun through Thurs. nights) in my rooms and $65.05 per night weekday and $98.86 per night weekends in the dorm, all...
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    I'll be there too! Oh wait I live there......

    I'll be there too! Oh wait I live there... Actually I have some mags staying at my lodge, too. If I get out to ski I'll be the short guy with a beard,in all black, ninja style, minus sword, skiing...
  47. I am not a doctor, but I went through very...

    I am not a doctor, but I went through very similar issues, pain, no sleep, etc. The pain I experienced came from a similar insult to the spine (hard faceplant) and the pain traveled the same path...
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    Post some photos please! My wife and I bought a...

    Post some photos please! My wife and I bought a 30 foot Yurt to live in during the summer in the Adirondacks. We're putting it up this spring. Definitely interested to see how you laid out the inside.
  49. Bump, cuz its gonna snow like mad today and...

    Bump, cuz its gonna snow like mad today and tomorrow. Nathan Explosion, tomorrow's French toast time. Would have had it to you sooner but we have been busy drinking the tasty beers that Pablo Escobar...
  50. Oh yeah, Snowpine Lodge is the place. Forgot to...

    Oh yeah, Snowpine Lodge is the place. Forgot to mention that. Jer, I have a bowl of soup for you whenever you stop on by. taxes and a service charge is what makes rates jump jump jump.
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