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    I don't consider carbon steel a replacement for...

    I don't consider carbon steel a replacement for cast iron, nor vice-versa. There's some overlap, but they both have their strong points and uses. For price and pure utility if I had to pick one, I'd...
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    Had Bratwurst but no buns so had to get creative....

    Had Bratwurst but no buns so had to get creative. I've made Brat-rice several times, but the store only had Arborio rice and wife doesn’t want to break into the 15lb apocalypse bag of basmati, so...
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    Anybody with kids, decent knees, and a yard...

    Anybody with kids, decent knees, and a yard should consider a trampoline. Even if you donít have kids. Itís hours of entertainment and killer exercise. Three weeks ago we were winded after a few...
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    My wife was 100% opposed to it, but she didn't...

    My wife was 100% opposed to it, but she didn't understand what a ridiculous deal it was, so I bought one anyway. She hates it and refuses to camp in it, and it causes a fight about every three...
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    There are ranchers in and around the valley. We...

    There are ranchers in and around the valley. We found a couple at the farmers market in Pioneer Park (or was it Liberty?) that were willing to do bulk. I would think those or similar options still...
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    I have several years worth of vape dust I've been...

    I have several years worth of vape dust I've been saving for a special occasion (not because it's in various jars spread across my property and I've consistently forgotten about it). That's my...
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    Guerilla Gravity is selling made-in-Denver carbon...

    Guerilla Gravity is selling made-in-Denver carbon frames for less than pretty much everyone else. Matt's a smart MF, and that's a pretty specific industry, but couldn't other smart MFs find creative...
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    Stay away, city boy. Christ, it's bad enough with...

    Stay away, city boy. Christ, it's bad enough with all the New Yorkers escaping down here to their "farm houses". :D

    We've been doing WF delivery. Available times are sparse, but they do pop up. We...
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    I started the bathroom on a whim the day after we...

    I started the bathroom on a whim the day after we put an offer in on a house. The original idea was to do quick and cheap. We ended up not getting the house, but that was after nearly three weeks of...
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    Delayed a month waiting for a vanity, but still...

    Delayed a month waiting for a vanity, but still took forever. Learned a ton, saved a ton, but lost most of my winter.

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    Chinese Rat Flu

    Iíve worked with anonymized cell phone data on a couple of occasions. Crazy shit. Each device has a unique ID, so itís possible to determine travel patterns and temporal clusters for each device,...
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    Been WFH full-time for almost two weeks. The only...

    Been WFH full-time for almost two weeks. The only thing preventing me from WFH previously was my direct colleague that lives a 5 min bike ride from the office, and couldn't wrap his head around...
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    Smugly?

    Smugly?
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    Fallowell made that decision, not entire regions...

    Fallowell made that decision, not entire regions of the country. There are ignorant fucks everywhere, some of them are your neighbors, some are mine. I don't listen to any of them because they're not...
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    I know a couple of folks that attend or have...

    I know a couple of folks that attend or have attended Liberty for various reasons, all very liberal. Also plenty of family and friends that are holed up in Trump country just like the rest of us...
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    Life would be exponentially more easy if we could...

    Life would be exponentially more easy if we could just send my son out to play with the kids in the neighborhood. His closest neighborhood friends have an ER nurse mom and handyman granddad who...
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    I've been thinking a lot about the $1000 and what...

    I've been thinking a lot about the $1000 and what I can do to help people and businesses. I'm very fortunate that I'm able to keep working through this. My wife and I don't need that $2000 nearly as...
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    I realize that everybody gets sick, but I've...

    I realize that everybody gets sick, but I've talked to a bunch of people that were flu sick in February and early March, but tested negative for flu. I'm not saying it's a definite at all, but it's...
  19. Hey nerds, this is the random parts needed...

    Hey nerds, this is the random parts needed thread, not the list the entire contents of your pack thread.

    We passed a guy walking down Porcupine due to a broken shock bolt. Many zip ties got him...
  20. That describes my symptoms to a T. Got something...

    That describes my symptoms to a T. Got something from the first kid that cleared up. Then got something again after second kid, pretty mild, just felt tired and shitty. She had it bad, so I thought...
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    I look the opposite direction and say a little...

    I look the opposite direction and say a little prayer.
  22. Also had some shit go through the house recently....

    Also had some shit go through the house recently. The boy got it first, pretty bad. 103 fever for several days then a nasty cough for a week. That was early February. Wife and I had it together, her...
  23. Stokesville and Brevard. Fails #2, hits the rest....

    Stokesville and Brevard. Fails #2, hits the rest. Best time of the year to ride IMO. Trails are fast and clear. Stokesville hits #5 probably better than anywhere, Brevard a little less so. Doubling...
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    Not everything.

    Not everything.
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    Poll: Getting your shit shipped from Seattle May be a...

    Getting your shit shipped from Seattle May be a braver move than leaving the house.
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    Chinese Rat Flu

    Iím supposed to go see Sturgill Simpson at Hampton Coliseum on Friday, but am hesitant to surround myself with 10,000 potential vectors, most of whom think CRF is a liberal conspiracy.
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    UVA is online-only until 4/5 at least. Itís their...

    UVA is online-only until 4/5 at least. Itís their spring break and sounds like theyíre telling students not to return, and suggesting students currently on campus go home. Not just the private sector...
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    Probably cause not doing anything when somebody...

    Probably cause not doing anything when somebody reaches out a hand is offputting. IDK. Air high five isn't touching.
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    Went to an expo with a bunch of health workers....

    Went to an expo with a bunch of health workers. Nobody shook hands, elbow bumps or air high fives only.

    People saying to leave politics out of this are delusional. When politicians are making...
  30. Thread: Trucks.

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    The "who buys mid-size trucks" doesn't apply to...

    The "who buys mid-size trucks" doesn't apply to gov't purchases. :D Bet you make it back on the tail end.
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    An owl did it!!...

    An owl did it!!
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    Got a OneUp V2 for Xmas and have some miles on...

    Got a OneUp V2 for Xmas and have some miles on it. Quality piece and works well. 210 drop is a beautiful thing.

    Nicer than a Brand X across the board. If you have the extra $100ish, get the...
  33. Thread: Trucks.

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    Trucks.

    Heh. 500 torques and HP @25mpg would be sweet. Is that what we get from electric trucks?

    I actually seriously considered mileage, but it felt appropriate to add that since it always comes up in...
  34. Thread: Trucks.

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    Trucks.

    Year for year, mid-size is noticeably smaller than any full size. Any new pickup is long for wheelin but nothing touches Tacoma in that dept that isnít going to fall apart. People have varying and...
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    I think you should buy mntlions WTF so that I...

    I think you should buy mntlions WTF so that I don't.

    I also wonder what you're getting over the Haanjo? Serious question. There was a period when gravel bikes were changing and separating...
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    The takeaway there seems to be, buy today or wait...

    The takeaway there seems to be, buy today or wait until late Summer.
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    These guys do a damn fine job, and they ship:...

    These guys do a damn fine job, and they ship: https://turnerhams.com/

    Our Costco has whole Serrano hams a couple times a year. $99 for an imported ham and wooden cutting rack. I've never gotten...
  38. The pen is evil. Too easy and totally fucked up...

    The pen is evil. Too easy and totally fucked up my immune system.
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    The Kestrels are pretty stiff to be a casual...

    The Kestrels are pretty stiff to be a casual shoe. They look casual, but they walk like a stiff mtb shoe.
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    Go forth and ride, then bring back pics

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    Started the day at Wintergreen. Pics seemed pointless. It looks like a crap snow year in the Mid Atlantic. They can make it like crazy though so not a terrible morning on skis.

    Then a...
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    I agree with toast on this but the rear wheel on...

    I agree with toast on this but the rear wheel on my MT came with centerlock (longish story) and man is it nice on the rare (single) occasion that I have to remove/replace the rotor.
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    Broken Record is awesome, but I'm not caught up....

    Broken Record is awesome, but I'm not caught up. Bummer about the random host.
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    No Dogs in Space is a solid music history...

    No Dogs in Space is a solid music history podcast. So far, more of a funny story format than a deep dive into genre and influences. I think Carolina Hidalgo shines in this format. She's a great young...
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    I donít think Iíve had enough yet to pick a...

    I donít think Iíve had enough yet to pick a favorite, but the Bourdain stuff my wife got me is a contender.

    TJs 85% dark is fantastic for the price.

    French Broad in Asheville makes drinkable...
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    I miss turning the channel to a movie and just...

    I miss turning the channel to a movie and just watching. I'm much less discerning in that scenario. Now, I go on Netflix, spend an hour going through the options and watching trailers and end up not...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnzz-eFmKaw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnzz-eFmKaw
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    Magnetic could be enameled steel which could flex...

    Magnetic could be enameled steel which could flex enough to creek. Itís possible it was installed on a mud bed and thatís breaking up and making noise under the tub.

    Enameled steel wouldnít be...
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    A federal judge did the selection here. He wasnít...

    A federal judge did the selection here. He wasnít swayed by much and was unimpressed by shenanigans from the couple of people with the balls to try. 100% of the shenaniganizers were selected, FWIW.
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    Grand Jury Duty

    Does GJ duty vary state to state? I donít think it does.

    The first rule of GJ duty is you donít talk about GJ duty. Seriously, thatís the first rule. So, not that Iíve ever sat on a GJ, but Iíve...
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    Kids add to the dirty dishes, but they have to...

    Kids add to the dirty dishes, but they have to load/unload the DW, so it evens out.

    We have a top model Kitchen Aid that we got for dirt cheap cause it was a scratch and dent. It looks good, it's...
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