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D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: August 14, 2018, 10:18:15 PM »
Well. Sitting in the airport. YWG. YEG. YYJ. YVR. SYD.

My name was pulled from hot standby to you?re goin boyo!
I?ll be quite possibly silent for next two and a half weeks.
The last airport code tells the tale. 18 days down there.

Depending on AO I may get some wifi but not holding my breath.
NORFORCE is our host.
Watch out for the roos!

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Build Threads / Re: Ramcharger Build
« on: August 14, 2018, 09:01:42 AM »
Spools? i.e. wheel with no tire?


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In Norm's case, sorta...

Norm is old school

Perferes to whittle his wheels out of flat stones

But he does cut in some nice raised letters ;-))

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 14, 2018, 08:59:26 AM »
Now, maybe I can have my thread back...










(Probably not)

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 14, 2018, 08:56:56 AM »
Wait, where's the part where Nate stops by Ken's place?




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Sorry Ken, forgot that part...

"The brotherhood of the travelin' mantle"

Come to think of it, Ken would take it to Tex who on a bourbon tainted night and after sittin on it watching the fire die, might toss it in the fire to keep from havin' to take it up to JR. Makes me wonder if the charred remains would survive the trip over to Tate's place where he and Bob would ponder the environmental impact of this thing???
All I know is Tate's drive up to the Arctic to hand it off to Sam would be a long one, although the sleepovers in Bob's camper would be quite pleasant. And under a starry night (lasting 6 months) Sam would likely finish the job Tex started and burn it just to survive the cold!
Darned shame how this story ended...

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Not negative at all Don....just providing you with the data you need to be a informed pilot. Maybe I should just sell you Anvil LoL

Built (brand new) Cummins (high nickle IH block/head), New NV4500, New NP 205, 1 Tons, Detroits.......10K+ miles, proven performer, dead reliable...ya could drive it home at 65mph and get 22mpg.  :grin:
Are we talkin a trade here Norm???

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D.O.T. / Re: Some NFL player have a problem that's not knee related...
« on: August 13, 2018, 08:50:12 PM »
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2013/jul/29/don-lemon/cnns-don-lemon-says-more-72-percent-african-americ/

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.washingtonexaminer.com/77-black-births-to-single-moms-49-for-hispanic-immigrants%3f_amp=true

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.brookings.edu/research/an-analysis-of-out-of-wedlock-births-in-the-united-states/amp/

Just a few easy examples of supporting articles

Now society glorifies the idea of being a Baby Daddy instead of being a father.


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This behavoir is a harbinger for what is to come, the breakdown of culture and civilization into lawlessness. That's why we are preparing. Let it go. What emerges in the end is those who were prepared to go it alone.

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D.O.T. / Re: Some NFL player have a problem that's not knee related...
« on: August 13, 2018, 08:48:29 PM »
I believe that, absent the NFL, that in the African American community has a 76% rate of childbirth into single parent/mother only home.

There?s the problem, and your racist and culturally insensitive to bring it up


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Nope, I'm just statin' facts

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 13, 2018, 08:46:47 PM »
Well, so I cut it and wrap it, then drive it to Mikey in Chicago. He drives it to Norm in Nebraska. Norm drives it over to Shawn in Colorado who drives and meets Dave half way. Each of us sign it along the way and it becomes part of the future man-cave where we all meet at some future date.

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 13, 2018, 08:43:54 PM »
How in the heck would you bubble wrap it and ups ship one beam, one section of beam as mentioned would be perfect for the front room of the house.



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I imagine one could bubble wrap it, then encase it in a plywood box, then give it to UPS

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Our Heros, The "Hooah" or "Ooh-Rah" Place / Send em' up
« on: August 13, 2018, 02:29:37 PM »
Send Em' up. I'll wait

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Faith Discussion / Battle lines drawn
« on: August 13, 2018, 02:24:54 PM »
This sounds very much like 1930?s Germany and their control of religion plus anti-semitism. Pray that Kavanaugh can be confirmed so that justice will prevail.


https://christianpatriotdaily.com/articles/battle-lines-drawn-over-supreme-court-picks-christian-faith/

Battle Lines Drawn Over Supreme Court Pick?s Christian Faith
It?s easy to chalk up the far left?s hysteria of Brett Kavanaugh?s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court as yet another instance of Trump Derangement Syndrome. But this time, battle lines have been drawn squarely over his devotion to God.

Almost every Democrat in the U.S. Senate has lined up to assassinate the character of the federal judge who serves as a husband, father and Christian. His reputation as a fair and impartial jurist has raised no red flags. His rulings from the bench demonstrate a brilliant and rarely-equaled knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.

Without question, Judge Kavanaugh ranks among the utmost qualified people to be nominated to the high court. But, he?s a church-going Catholic and liberals won?t stand for it.

In an effort to slow-walk and defeat his nomination, Democrats have requested more than one million documents about Kavanaugh. The outlandish request has been infused with hateful remarks about the man who coaches in his daughters? Catholic basketball league.

?Brett Kavanaugh is a dangerous criminal,? Hillary Shelton of the NAACP reportedly said.

Kavanaugh also tutors underprivileged elementary school children, serves meals to the homeless and guest speaks in church. Everyday Americans can expect to bear witness to one of the most unhinged Congressional hearings with his Catholicism as the left?s red line in the sand.

Since the days when Judge Kavanaugh was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by Pres. George W. Bush in 2006, things have dramatically changed in Washington.

Kavanaugh ascended to his post with relative ease. Christianity wasn?t quite the bad word liberal Democrats view it as today. A more recent dust-up between California Sen. Diane Feinstein and Circuit Court nominee Amy Coney Barret shows that the left will not tolerate Christian judges.

?When you read your speeches, the conclusion one draws is that the dogma lives loudly within you,? Sen. Feinstein criticized Judge Barrett.

Barrett, also a Catholic, was taken to task by Democrat senators over her devout faith. Many saw it as a reason to disqualify her for a judgeship. To that end, several Senate Democrats are refusing to even meet with Kavanaugh as the process ramps up.

Only in states that are mostly conservative and Christian have Democrat senators agreed to meet. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was the first to extend his hand. West Virginia was won overwhelmingly by Pres. Donald J. Trump.

One of the primary reasons that liberals rally against Christians is that God stands between them and a country in which they can preach secular values. Moral issues such as abortion and racism are addressed in the Bible. The good book opposes both and that creates a central problem for Democrats who garner votes by dividing Americans.

Despite the fact that religious tests are forbidden under Article VI of the Constitution, Democrats plan to shrug off their oath and apply one regardless.

Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has already covertly called for a litmus test for Pres. Trump?s nominations. Religion and the exclusion of Christians is at the center of his thinking when he said the test should be ?an affirmative statement of support for the personal liberties of all Americans.? Sen. Schumer is advocating for abortion, same-sex marriage and a far-left worldview.

During the confirmation hearings of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, New Jersey liberal Sen. Corey Booker threw mud asking whether he believed homosexuality was ?perverse.? Now-Secretary Pompeo would not dignify the radical senator?s line of questioning. In response, Booker soiled twitter saying, ?At his confirmation hearing, Mike Pompeo repeatedly refused to answer a simple question: Do you believe being gay is a perversion??

The Kavanaugh hearings are expected to sink to even lower depths. Political analysts expect unsubstantiated claims of bigotry, misogyny and framing Kavanaugh?s Christianity as cult-like.

Conservatives, on the other hand, may hold their noses and vote yes, disappointed that Kavanaugh is not conservative enough for them. His appointment would replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy whose views are similar to Kavanaugh?s. Consider where Judge Kavanaugh stands on important Christian issues.

Catholicism:Judge Kavanaugh remains an active practicing Catholic and lector at the Most Blessed Sacrament in Washington, D.C. His volunteer work includes tutoring at Washington Jesuit Academy and helping the homeless through Catholic Charities.
Abortion:Kavanaugh wrote a dissenting opinion that an unaccompanied illegal immigrant teen did not have a right to a taxpayer-funded abortion while in U.S. protective custody.
ObamaCare:The judge wrote a dissenting opinion that Obamacare?s mandate that employers be forced to provide contraceptive care ?substantially burden the religious organizations? exercise of religion because the regulations require the organizations to take an action contrary to their sincere religious beliefs (submitting the form) or else pay significant monetary penalties.?
In terms of religious makeup on the U.S. Supreme Court, Kavanaugh would maintain the status quo. Retiring Justice Kennedy is also a Catholic with similar views about the law and faith. Secular Democrats may attempt to tarnish another loving Christian?s reputation. However, America will wake up a more religiously tolerant place after Republicans and a few conservative Democrats cast 50-plus votes for Brett Kavanaugh.

~ Christian Patriot Daily

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Our Heros, The "Hooah" or "Ooh-Rah" Place / A cowboy walks into a bar...
« on: August 13, 2018, 02:21:45 PM »
A cowboy walks into a bar and orders three mugs of Bud.


He sits in the back of the room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn.When he finishes them, he comes back to the bar and orders three more.

The bartender tells the cowboy, "You know the beer would be colder if you bought one at a time..."

The cowboy replies,  ?I have two brothers. One is an Airborne Ranger, the other is a Navy Seal, both serving overseas. When we all left home, we promised that we'd drink this way to remember the days when we drank together. So I'm drinking one beer for each of my brothers and one for myself."

The cowboy becomes a regular in the bar, and always drinks the same way.

One day, he comes in and only orders two mugs. All the regulars take notice and fall silent.

When he comes back to the bar for the second round, the bartender says, "I don't want to intrude on your grief, but I wanted to offer my condolences on your loss."

The cowboy looks quite puzzled for a moment, then a light dawns in his eyes and he laughs. "Oh, no, everybody's just fine," he explains, "It's just that my wife and I just joined the Church of Christ and I had to quit drinking."

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D.O.T. / Belong here or in the humor section???
« on: August 13, 2018, 02:18:42 PM »
Honestly, I'm not sure where this belongs...I mean we do not have a "Stupid" section...

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D.O.T. / Some NFL player have a problem that's not knee related...
« on: August 13, 2018, 02:15:17 PM »
I am sickened by this sort of thing. Black men and women need to self police and get this fixed. So many fatherless children when we all know a father is essential to proper development.

But with examples like these POS NFL players, it is no wonder why they are failing.




Not  Only  the  Knee . . . !

The knee is not the only problem . . . 68 children by 52 women!  7 players!

 

Children raised in fatherless homes, especially black children, are far more likely than children raised in two parent homes to engage in criminal behavior and thus, have contact with police.

 

Ergo when they father a child with a woman to whom they are not married---or at least living with---they are contributing to the problem against which these football players are taking a knee

            If you look at many of these players' records on out-of-wedlock children, you find that they are contributing significantly to the problem against which they are protesting.

            For example, Antonio Cromartie has 12 children by 9 different women.  Apparently the NFL had to shell out $500,000 before he could even play football for them. Travis Henry has 11 children by 10 women, Willis McGahee has 9 children by 8 women, Derrick Thomas has 7 children by 5 different women, Bennie Blades has 6 children by 6 women,  Ray Lewis has 6 children by 4 women and Marshall Faulk has 6 children by 3 women.

            They forgot to include Adrian Peterson: 11 kids from 7 different women.

        Before these guys take a knee they should take a good look in the mirror.

 

It appears that their problem is  not the knee.

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 13, 2018, 12:00:58 PM »
Let me bring you back to reality:

Taken from a web site I found.

Wood Type   Plank & 1/2 Log   Finish   Shipping
Second Growth Cedar   $120 U.S. [per linear foot]   $90 U.S. each   $110 U.S. each
Old Growth Red Cedar   $145 U.S. [per linear foot]   $90 U.S. each   $110 U.S. each
Pacific Yew   $195 U.S. [per linear foot]   $170 U.S. each   $180 U.S. each
Juniper OUT OF STOCK    $245 U.S. [per linear foot]   $130 U.S. each   $130 U.S. each

Around here, a chunk of timber suitable for a rustic mantle sells for $120 ish a running foot. Again, I would love to help my friends on this site, but I think filling up a shipping container is going to get north of $10K real quick.

We should look for a nice mantle or two, and have me bubble wrap the snot out of it and ship it to ya and I'll show a lot of love.
For the general audience: I have hosted the various giveaways on this Real Man site for years now. I know those who have contributed. To those folks, I will be very kind to in return. This would be an opportunity for me to return the favor some of you showed to others in need, and I would be honored to serve you!

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 13, 2018, 11:51:19 AM »
Right.    So talking with a coworker who has used the shipping containers,  he says it?s usually 3000 pounds in the max for the smaller 8 foot long boxes,  for about $600 pending the travel distance.  So if Don were to stack one of these about half full with some of those solid beams and it be picked up and delivered to Utah.  That makes it more usable and cost affective.   However there are a few of the other things that might be worth looking into?  Anyone else in this side of the country interested?  Can these be sourced closer to home?

Need Dons zip code to figure out shipping costs


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Dave,

Not to put too much of a point on it, but what would you need with all that timber? If I highly discounted it (Willing to) it would still cost a fortune for that much. This stuff ain't fir 2X4's... Furniture/cabinet grade 100+ year old seasoned timber...

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D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: August 13, 2018, 11:39:36 AM »
Ken, is that hickory?

My kitchen cabinets are naturally finished hickory as well...Look just like that wood.

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I'm gettin' a lot of negative vibes here. :shocked:

Hadn't decided anything really, just floating ideas... :wink:

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 13, 2018, 07:31:30 AM »
10 X 10's are no problem

When are you needing them?

I will get into a log there sooner or later and will photo what it looks like opened up. I think the cooler part of it would be the story behind it. Road trip would be awesome. Spend a night down there farmside...I might even get some work out of ya!

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D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: August 12, 2018, 10:52:28 PM »
Ken, High flow will have the really big lines, Normal flow the smaller lines.

Take a look at my CTL

On the chassis next to the left lift arm, you will see a silver hydraulic manifold. THe big fittings are High Flow, the smaller ones normal flow. I have like 20 GPM on low flow, so no need to use high flow. A machine designed for high flow is going to dedicate a separate hydraulic pump just for that which will likely suck down almost all the horsepower a small machine can produce.

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Firearms / Re: Suppressed 22 options?
« on: August 12, 2018, 10:48:53 PM »
Certain military folks used suppressed ruger .22 pistols for work within a crowd... or so I've read

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 12, 2018, 10:46:31 PM »
Don can you get a photo of said logs you are looking to possibly part with.   


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Sure Dave, but if you look back in the thread somewhere where I detail the corral on the inside of my barn, you can see the hewn beams and those logs which are stacked. I will saw them up into any size someone needs. That timber is 100+ year old logs of all kinds of species.

Then the main ridge beam is a monster and over 30 feet long. Would have loved to see the tree that thing came from. I could cut out a 8-10 foot section

I have a custom builder here willing to take all of it. upwards of $12 a board foot for the good stuff, and $500 for a 8' piece of hewn weathered beam.

I wouldn't charge that for anyone on this site, but I was just trying to give an idea about what I have. Of the big logs, I can mill anything you or anyone wants. Want a 15" X 10" thick X 8' long piece of white oak from the 1800's? I have it right now!

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Build Threads / Re: 2008 Jeep Jk 4 Door
« on: August 12, 2018, 10:39:51 PM »
^^^ That was a verifiable Ash sighting right there!

Yippee!

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 12, 2018, 10:36:24 PM »

That is true Don if the pond is deep enough and the fish stay out of the top water. My pond area is a composite stock trough maybe 2.5ft deep and the heron stood at the top and picked off the fish when they came toward the surface. 


Copy that Bob
I am no expert on the blue heron species, except that a .22 will put the smack down on em in a quick minute! Errrr, I heard that was the case...

Of my outdoor ponds I made one 8 feet deep. A blue Heron during his brief lifespan started visiting, but the Koi always stayed deep. Good for their safety, but not so good for the koi owner who actually wanted to see the fish every once in awhile.

The farm pond will mostly be 3-5 feet deep with a deep sump going down 10-12 feet

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You know the only person who cares about the excuses you?re making right?  :popcorn:
No, of course not...I have no idea what you're referring to...

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Here is a link for a kit for the tranny. Little pricey but you can do it on your own too.

https://transmissioncenter.net/shop/47rh-overdrive-made-to-work-without-a-computer-made-for-diesels-without-vacuum/
Thanks JR

Only thing I see with this kit that I question is that it is made for a 47RH. I have a 46RH transmission, no lockup converter.

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 12, 2018, 04:49:45 PM »
All those rocks along the top of the pond will give the heron and other fish eating birds a place to stand. I tried fish in our small waterfall pond and the birds kept the fish sellers in business. I managed to relocate a couple heron but the neighbor and sheriff decided I wouldn't be shooting any more of them.
Now, I have had several outdoor Koi ponds in the past. The secret to defeating the blue heron is to create vertical pond walls where they cannot get purchase like in a sloping bank arrangement. If they stand on the top rock, then they can't arch over to pick at the fish. Same with Racoons, makes it tougher on them. but then again Scout GSD's makes it hard on coons too!

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 12, 2018, 04:47:12 PM »
I would be interested in a log beam for a mantel.    Let?s talk


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OK email me Dave

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That?s a short list really, suck it up buttercup
But you know how work, works, right

First rule of work: You must first work just to be able to work

Second rule: Work begat work

Therefore, by starting, all I am really doing is setting up for an engine overhaul, repainting the hood, replacing the ring and pinions, and rewiring the headlights...

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D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: August 12, 2018, 02:53:43 PM »
Been doing some serious research on those minis in the 8000 lb range, about as big as I can haul in the dump trailer, and boy do they hold value. This one started at 25 and ended up getting it for 22, with 1500 hrs, and cab with a/c.
Only thing missing is the thumb I'll need for forestry work.
I picked Volvo because they have a great rep, and one of the highest hydro flows in that size..26 gpm... capable of running a decent brush hog

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Nice!

Ya, 26GPM is big

Run a mini forestry head off of that

So is that High Flow 26 GPM?

I like those minis too. One day will own a Kubota KX-80 to compliment the big Kobelco

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Parenting / Re: Raising twin boys
« on: August 12, 2018, 02:50:55 PM »
Good Job dad!

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Share Your Recipe / Re: Carne Adovada
« on: August 12, 2018, 02:47:47 PM »
From the Artillery Corps comes a Chef!

Chef Nate

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And tlane?


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Well, I do appreciate the help offers.

The motor is sorted out, now only the
1. Torque converter fitment
2. Hydro brake system keeps blowing out seals
3. Figuring out how to get the trans to shift while having no computer any longer
and
I think that is about it for the big issues.

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 12, 2018, 02:31:55 PM »
Hey, if anyone has a need for a special mantle or wood beam or decorative something like that, contact me as I will soon be sellin' them or maybe givin' them away.

Currently collectin' beams and things to clog up my sawmill

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 12, 2018, 02:29:47 PM »
Up here in Kentucky it is a major crop. My fields are growing them constantly.


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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 12, 2018, 02:29:13 PM »
Looks great Don, keep it up. Maybe a nice platform of that rock around the lip of the pond might toughen it up some?

You break things pretty consistent, have that going for you.

I have noticed that naps come very easy these days.
I was thinking of using them JR

I thought once I excavated the general size and shape of the pond, I'd go down a foot or two and dig a three foot wide shelf around the thing, then stack these boulders on top to make it appear as though there is a rocky hole instead of a traditional pond. I plan to throw Koi in this pond which I plan to breed and sell some day. The rocky nooks and crannies are good for the fry

I used to do Koi. Had tens of thousands of dollars of them. Some getting on 30" length and brilliant colors. I learned the business, and took note that there are no notable American breeders who breed the expensive Japanese, Chinese and Korean koi. One pair can create a hundred or more a year of which maybe 25-50 make it to being 8" long in two years. THose 8" fish would wholesale from $50 to $100 ea...

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 12, 2018, 02:24:12 PM »
You have a massive pile of rock wall parts started oh my gosh!!!

Looks good


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Sure do!

But get this, this rusty colored Limestone that comes out in the rectangular blocks is sought after by landscapers. They pay from a hundred up to and over $500 for a single piece!

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At least there is not blood mixed in there. Solid machine it appears.
Yea, its soild

Around here this machine is preferred over the Cat 299. Just a strong rep for good service, brute strength and great factory backing. I am experiencing all of the above.

Only thing I did not like about this machine was paying for it!!!!!!!!!

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So since they have it at the shop, are they going to give it the once over to make sure you didnt break anything else?
Yessir

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Share Your Recipe / Re: Carne Adovada
« on: August 11, 2018, 06:26:23 PM »
That stuff is one of the few things on earth that looks the same coming out as it did going in!

That and pumpkin pie! :shocked:

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Leave it the way it is and get it running. No need to swap transmission at this point. However if the cost to fix is more than you wish to put on the line, then sell it and look for a new project, like the XJs you want to build. How many headaches have you had since this project started and how many do you think you're going to continue to have whilst fighting the timelines?

You can potentially part it out or sell whole and cover the cost of purchasing and most upgrades/fixes on the potential XJs or a new project, or fix Sarge or get something you need down on the farm.
Bobby, you been talking to my Frau?

She wants me to part it out or sell it complete.

She (Rightly??) thinks I have too many irons in the fire, and need to move on from this headache. She points out that we have grandkids, commitments, a farm, a house to constantly repair, and did I mention, we have a farm?

So, yea. Phil is interested in the transmission. The motor would go quickly for a pretty good penny considering what it is. But after that, I think it would be a slow process. I'd never recover for the countless hours, and that truck is now in really great shape.

My inclination is to fix it and drive it some.

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:58:20 PM »
This message was Scout approved


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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:57:09 PM »
Chief is a freakin Tyrannosaur!

That thing goes through dirt, clay and limestone like me eating down my second helpin' of crab cakes!

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:46:43 PM »
^^^^ Hmmm, just noticed I have forgotten to paint that door trim green...

OK, so the pond just fills right back up no matter how much I dig out of it. In this pic, you can see the first level "Shelf" I am excavating that is maybe a few inches above the water line. Once that is gone back another 75 feet, I'll come back in and excavate that down another eight feet, hopefully in the dry, then bust the levee and drastically lower the water level

I need that to happen so I can dig down and plant a drain pipe to manage the water level. My hope is that the thing stays fairly topped off year round.

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:42:34 PM »
OK, enough of all that nonsense, I figured I'd try settling into one of my chairs on the deck and take a snooze.

I am happy to report, that worked! Woke up just in time to pack it in before another thunderstorm hit.

Place is looking pretty good for the minimal maintenance it has gotten the past month

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:39:26 PM »
Then I noticed that something had grabbed onto the safety chain retainer rod. It was mostly pulled out which caused the loss of a lot of the safety chain.

Man, can ya do anything without something breaking, falling apart, not starting, breaking down, or come up missing???

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:36:47 PM »
I no sooner got all of that cut back and cleared up that I motored back and topped off the fuel tank of the 4720. Then I started bush hogging the field adjacent to the pond construction. In a skippy second, the cutter flung a blade bringing the operation to a screamin' halt!

CARREP: One wiped out blade retaining bolt/Nut and a one bladed, W A Y out of balance rotary cutter!

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:33:37 PM »
So, the objective today was to pull routine maintenance on the "Road" into the place. There have been a couple trees blown down which had to be moved, some stones as well, and cutting back on the vegetation

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Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:32:01 PM »
So, got the CTL, "Spud" over to the Kubota dealer. It awaits parts and repairs at the moment

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Other than that, the condition of the machine is very good

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