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CIEMR / Re: These ladies flat out, have their stuff together!
« on: January 19, 2018, 10:02:27 PM »
Diamond & Silk are awesome!

Firearms / 224 Valkyrie
« on: January 19, 2018, 08:00:57 PM »
Anyone up on these- sounds interesting!  6.5 necked down to 556  - stay super sonic out past 1000 yards

Oooh, I'm a sooth sayer.......or I've been divorced and LEARNED......you pick! :shocked:

Wild Game / Re: Food on the hoof
« on: January 19, 2018, 06:49:37 PM »
Find out where they're coming from, and set-up between them and the water.....might cut your time differential enough to get a shot.......then plug the kitty!

Use a longer bar and you don't have to bend over as much...... :beercheers:

Hide Site / Re: Hide site, retirement site.
« on: January 19, 2018, 06:23:24 PM »
 Or you could use metal poles buried in the ground anchored with concrete. Then you could build your wood post look around them 

D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: January 19, 2018, 06:12:55 PM »
After reading all of these posts, I realized that I?m Manager material!  Sounds like giving students feedback, grades & suggestions for improvement!  I then laugh when they graduate and enter your world (brat voice from Simpson?s) ....Aaah hAa!

Guess that?s why we like Bourbon now isn?t it!

Today I junked up a thread following Shawn?s lead and then sat back with this before my daughters BB game!


I like Glocks, have Colt Gold Cup since before Glock was anything other than a Chinaman saying clock though, so I guess that shows flexibility and a willingness to adapt to new things! 

Just sign-up again as -Shawn SquareD- and one of us will approve you and you can vote; you can then sit in your garage and collect dust and leak oil on the floor.....

I vote whatever the HH6 says and be happy with it!

I like Bourbon Shawn, he hasn?t lumped me in with the chronic offenders group.....and I HATE cankles!

Hand Tools, Power Tools, Welders, etc / Re: Dewalt 20Volt impact gun
« on: January 18, 2018, 07:06:33 AM »
Uhh, Mikey, that one is about 1/4" less capacity than what he needs. :)

Yup, but I really liked the disassembly and review process; gives a good assessment of how it?s built etc.  TRN - my thoughts exactly, but given his statement that wishbone rules apply, he declared a winner!  That guy takes apart all kinds of stuff this way too!

Hand Tools, Power Tools, Welders, etc / Re: Dewalt 20Volt impact gun
« on: January 17, 2018, 03:01:40 PM »
 Buddy at work just showed me this; it is outstanding! Don, this will give you some good insight as to what brand to purchase!


i have a "black thumb" and kill anything i touch. Luckily my mother in law is living on the property now and she can grow anything.

Give that woman chicken wire and a cd player and you got the garden of eden in a few months.

I do plan to build a green house as that level of sustainability is on our radar.

But... barn first.
Watch for the upcoming geo-dome greenhouse/fish farm thing I plan to build some day, err, week, err month, err year, errr, someday.

Don, as I read your post, all I can think of is the Pauly Shore/Stephen Baldwin movie "Bio-dome".... :facepalm:

I?m just hoping he doesn?t discover some underground caverns or such ...... carry a flashlight Don!

D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: January 14, 2018, 09:48:31 PM »
Made a big pot of chili, watched daughter at horse show (inside arena) and currently watching snowflakes fall (yuck) as I go to pour a glass of bourbon to sip with the oldest dogs by my side!

I teach HS Art & Photography; less about teaching as of late and more about managing ill behavior and figuring out how to teach those who actually want to learn in the process. I spend my day shaking my head wondering why teachers are the only ones really held accountable. State of ILLinois saw fit to pass a law that SEVERELY limits suspensions and expulsions.  Needless to say, I have learned to ignore much of what I used to turn over to Deans for disciplining them as they have their hands tied. So the essence of what I due is trying to perfect the concept of picking up a turd with bare hands without getting dirty!  Manager of multiple people with multiple needs with many who don?t really want your product while trying to meet the needs and desires of those who really do; required to treat them all equally - some with special behavior issues MORE equally.

(Animal Farm quote for those of you of my generation)

Build Threads / Re: 2008 Jeep Jk 4 Door
« on: January 13, 2018, 11:21:18 AM »
Yeah, those won't make any noise on road.....

Better upgrade the stereo

Remember HE'S CHEAP!  Besides, it won't be enough to silence the WHINE of the Colorado Tree Huggers he'll be offending by sporting such wanton waste of resources driving his jacked-up, souped-up Jeep!  He might just want to actually hear their sniffles and the squeaks of their cork soled Berkenstocks as the Snowflakes rock back and forth sobbing in horror as he drives by!   :likebutton:

On a serious note:

When you DO decide to try and use it like a chainsaw, DON'T - They make a hydraulic cutting claw - equipment company might have one you can rent and attach to "Spud" and use it to shear cedars and SMALL trees off at the base instead of trying to run/ruin your new brush cutter thinking it's a buzz-saw!


Documentation of date of "I told you so" 1/14/18  "It's not a dedicated chainsaw"

Don Edit: I may just prove you wrong my misguided friend! ;-)

Share Your Recipe / Re: I am thinking about starting a dinner party?
« on: January 12, 2018, 02:06:12 PM »
Don, you had me until the "each cook his fav dish" part.  I might have to stop by Charles' with a fifth in hand.... hope he likes to barter!

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Ken, you can't cook either?

Then maybe you and I should just be judges

Yea, that's it, peeps who can't cook still know how to eat, right?

Don, shrimps in foil with Old Bay Seasoning, over the grill is cooking - just need to set a timer!

Faith Discussion / Re: Prayer Request thread
« on: January 12, 2018, 06:31:22 AM »
Prayers sent Dave - JR, is there any update on your sons vision/eye?

Share Your Recipe / Re: I am thinking about starting a dinner party?
« on: January 12, 2018, 06:29:26 AM »
It?s a neat idea - it?s probably the type of thing that might HELP a libtard evolve over time.  Develop relationships and actually have conversations within a group of people could help make snowflake syndrome less likely to occur.  Given your corporate background Charles, I?m sure you could supply the information for the libtard across the table to come to their own conclusion that they are a special kind of stupid!

D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: January 11, 2018, 07:19:47 AM »

I would recommend Solitude for skiing in Utah - used to be one place that was Ski only which kept the knuckle heads to a minimum, was off the beaten path and great family place.  Snowbird & Alta are beautiful but can get crowded - great Ski Schools at all 3 if someone needs/wants lessons.

Strawberry Resevoir is great for ice fishing trout. Trout Bum 2 is a great fly fishing guide service should you want to go that route.


D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: January 09, 2018, 06:47:30 PM »
Waldo, are you a mile high?

CIEMR / Re: Mattis, gotta love his responses
« on: January 07, 2018, 01:13:17 PM »
Even better is the basement troll comments in the comments section

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Just goes to prove that Europe has snowflakes too!

Hide Site / Re: Hide Site/Bug-out location Construction, Part 5
« on: January 06, 2018, 05:10:19 PM »
^^^THIS^^^    :shocked:

Always a good feeling when you do it yourself AND it cures the issue!

 That particular 46 is kind of a Frankenstein type development. I?ve not been there to experience it firsthand yet, but I understand you can experiment with multiple different combinations of chard staves to put into the barrel for the secondary aging process. Makers has built and developed a new hillside cold aging cave specifically for this rollout.  I?ve not tried any yet firsthand, and look forward to it!  There are several different ones out in a big name beverage depot near me-I guess I?ll have to pick one & see what I think. My point is that you may not like one yet you may love another.

 Again, feel free to send that swill to me and I?ll give it a proper burial !


This is for you. Thought I?d give it a try.

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Let me know as I?ve been thinking of dropping the extra $ to try it out - I know I?ll like it; how much is the real question!

D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: January 04, 2018, 08:47:36 AM »
Hunting quail in Missouri: 25 degrees and sunny today!  Photos from yesterday- buddy Ray catches shot column starting a contrail breaking sound barrier if you zoom in and look closely! (Second picture - trainer Bob and Hank in first)

Great photo and story; can?t beat those kind!

D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: January 02, 2018, 08:41:20 AM »
Left N. Illinois at 4am this morning with buddy Ray and 4 dogs, heading to Missouri to shoot some quail and WARM UP!  Negative 20 degrees this am and 20+ days in a row below freezing; sucks! 

Farming, Gardening, and Raising Your Own Food / Re: EGGS finally...
« on: January 01, 2018, 07:57:53 AM »
well that sucks!

Build Threads / Re: Diana
« on: January 01, 2018, 07:54:16 AM »
Looks like the toolbox tag is pop-Riveted?  Carefully drill them out then replace rivets without tag and spot paint the rivet heads?

Farming, Gardening, and Raising Your Own Food / Re: EGGS finally...
« on: December 31, 2017, 02:03:07 PM »
My wife has about a dozen chickens.  We haven't seen an egg since temps dropped back in November.  Not sure what's up with that.  The eggs are so much better then store bought though.

We also have a rooster, named him Bruce.  He was supposed to be a girl.

Shawn is probably right for two reasons: shorter days and really cold temperatures trigger survival programming for survival of hatchlings.  Adding heat and more light will probably get them laying again in a week or so I?d guess.

Other Weapons / Re: Bow and Crossbow pic thread
« on: December 29, 2017, 09:59:17 PM »
Back up a few posts, and you can see back in 2015 I was banning Shawn!

Some things never change!

I think you tried to ban him over on that other Forum even before RMTW existed?

Build Threads / Re: SquareD Part 8, This thing ever going to get finished?
« on: December 29, 2017, 07:32:13 PM »
Pray on it Don......REGARDLESS of the final decision/outcome: This project is what built this site- that little factor has paid tremendous dividends in multiple areas. Most importantly, the seeds sown and some already harvested in Christ?s name. You know some of those names Don (some we don?t and may never) and I know that they are worth more than ALL the money each one of us have expended on topics covered on the Real Man site!

God will provide the answer, solution and resolution.....God bless YOU for putting together the framework that has allowed this merry band of misfits who would have likely never crossed paths otherwise!

Build Threads / Re: 2016 Rubicon GJ
« on: December 29, 2017, 09:12:19 AM »
I feel like I'm in a movie, "The Return of the Tangent People!" "Ground Hogs Day"

D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: December 28, 2017, 07:54:48 AM »
Bring a back belt: if SHTF, you?ll be needing to move fat assed adults on scooters who?s only malady is having a fork and spoon stuck in their hands 24/7, outta your way!  Never seen so many in one place in my life!

No go for sure on the blade - mine was confiscated in line on a ride after slipping through most of the day before then. They did hold it for me at security outside the park at the end of my visit.  I?d have been better off if they held my wallet instead!

CIEMR / Re: this is most interesting
« on: December 27, 2017, 10:32:27 PM »
While reading the above article- it would seem that it was pulled down!

D.O.T. / Re: Christmas Score!
« on: December 25, 2017, 02:30:25 PM »
Love ?Ralphie?s? shirt!

D.O.T. / Re: Christmas Score!
« on: December 25, 2017, 01:13:27 PM »
A pair of Little Birds for my 12 yr. old daughter and I to play with!  Sure gives an appreciation for how tricky the real ones must be to not kill oneself in!

Faith Discussion / Re: Prayer Request thread
« on: December 24, 2017, 09:52:33 PM »
Further update on Burton:

Doing well and up walking around with a walker and his wife and daughter at his side. Knee looks MUCH better and pain dissipating. Keep the prayers going for him and all other active requests as prayers are answered!

D.O.T. / Re: Merry Christmas everyone! What are you doing this year?
« on: December 24, 2017, 09:39:26 PM »
Spent the day quitely at home, made homemade McMuffins this am, and a Prime Rib this evening with my Dad here. Wife and youngest daughter will enjoy a quiet Christmas tomorrow; our last before becoming Grandparents and Auntie respectively in June. This is also going to be the last Christmas where our daughter believes in Santa - almost 13 and we know she still was on board last year.  This year?s iffy, but she?s smart enough to carry on even if she is in on the secret!

D.O.T. / Re: WDYDT (What Did You Do Today)
« on: December 23, 2017, 04:24:31 PM »
Key drop is a good idea, you probably should throw out a disclaimer sticker on that drop though just so they know you're not liable if something happens (I'm guessing you don't live in that type of area but you never know). As you most likely know you didn't lose a good customer over not having the drop........

Probably the Hillary bumper was the final straw....... :facepalm:

Hide Site / Re: Hide site, retirement site.
« on: December 23, 2017, 12:28:59 PM »
X2 ^^^^

Faith Discussion / Re: Prayer Request thread
« on: December 23, 2017, 08:05:25 AM »
Update on Burton:

Directly from him via text, ?Feeling much better today. Pain level significantly reduced. Thanks have stopped crying, literally. That?s how bad it was.?

Thanks gentlemen for your continued prayers for Burton; my he be able to go home soon and enjoy a complete recovery!

Donations / Re: Christmas 2017
« on: December 22, 2017, 01:39:24 PM »
Great Idea there Don!  Cast a wide net of Christmas blessings in the name of our Lord as we all have been so richly blessed!

Faith Discussion / Re: Prayer Request thread
« on: December 22, 2017, 01:30:03 PM »
 Update on Burton: he goes in again today at 3 PM Eastern time to have the knee opened up and cleaned out-pray for success & rapid healing please!

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