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    02-02-2023, 09:19 PM
    Kinda like fishing with the game warden, eh?
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    02-02-2023, 09:18 PM
    Garret replied to a thread espresso machine in The Bilge
    I rarely drink espresso, but my old Krups made a great cup. If I were looking for one, I'd head to the nearest Habitat resale shop & see what they...
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    02-02-2023, 09:15 PM
    Garret replied to a thread Groundhog Day in The Bilge
    3/20 may be the equinox, but it sure ain't spring here in VT! At least another month - if not 2 - where we can get snow. It does fall in sugaring...
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    02-02-2023, 09:11 PM
    Didn't know that & couldn't find anything with Dr. Google. What happened?
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    02-02-2023, 09:06 PM
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    02-02-2023, 09:00 PM
    Garret replied to a thread No More Bat Flatteries in The Bilge
    OK - so it won't do cars & trucks - but gigawatt storage for renewables is a huge deal.
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    02-02-2023, 08:52 PM
    So - NIMBY, eh? :p To the OP - I have to agree that there's no reason why it couldn't be shot down. IMO, there's every reason it should.
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    02-02-2023, 08:48 PM
    Garret replied to a thread What Are You Reading? in The Bilge
    But that'll mean Republicans won't read it!
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    02-02-2023, 08:47 PM
    Exactly, gasoline powered vehicles have all sorts of subsides.
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    02-02-2023, 04:58 PM
    Garret replied to a thread Wood stove in The Bilge
    I had a soapstone stove (heavy!!) that definitely evened out the heat. Problem was, I had it in a passive solar house where I really needed a stove...
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    02-02-2023, 04:48 PM
    I had an X3 BMW for a while (what junk) - but 3 days after I bought it, I drove 250 miles to pick up a 3 cyl. Kubota tractor engine. I apologized to...
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    02-02-2023, 02:58 PM
    Garret replied to a thread Rittenhouse in The Bilge
    No conspiracy theories. Add all the cops supporting vigilantes, killing unarmed suspects, & unwilling to support gun laws they don't like to a guy...
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    02-02-2023, 02:40 PM
    Nutmegger would the the correct term.
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    02-02-2023, 02:40 PM
    'cause you could get 45MPG on the small wagon, it's generally better handling, and easier to park?
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    02-02-2023, 11:34 AM
    Garret replied to a thread Going to the movies in The Bilge
    I'm not much of a movie-goer, but we have a triple screen place about 5 miles away. Another 10-12 miles. The wonderful place is the Flynn...
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    02-02-2023, 10:13 AM
    Garret replied to a thread Wood stove in The Bilge
    To make up for the 100's of saplings I cut with a bushhog this fall? I've got enough trees. This is (very roughly) my property:
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    02-02-2023, 09:57 AM
    Garret replied to a thread Rittenhouse in The Bilge
    So - all lawyers are bad? I gotta call BS. I have friends who are attorneys & all are smart, caring, ethical people who do the work they do to help...
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    02-02-2023, 09:42 AM
    Garret replied to a thread Wood stove in The Bilge
    It is crap lumber, but isn't plantation pine really more of a crop - like corn or soybeans - that takes longer to grow? I guess I see it as very...
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    02-02-2023, 09:22 AM
    Cute video. Years ago I lived with a woman who had two kids - 7 & 10. We had a minivan & I gotta say that it was an amazing rig for hauling kids...
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    02-02-2023, 08:28 AM
    But, but, but... It's a minivan!
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    02-02-2023, 08:19 AM
    Garret replied to a thread Wood stove in The Bilge
    That's simply not true. I'm not saying the irresponsible logging doesn't happen, but managed & responsible logging is done all over New England. ...
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    02-02-2023, 08:13 AM
    Garret replied to a thread Wood stove in The Bilge
    Indeed it is. Leave a field unmowed for 5 years & see how big all the saplings are. Give it 10 & you won't be able to mow it without removing...
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    02-02-2023, 07:49 AM
    It's also another wagon biting the dust & being replaced by an SUV. I have friends with a V, and it's a year or 2 from needing replacement. When...
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    02-02-2023, 07:42 AM
    I too care what happens to women's soccer. However, the linked article says that Visit Saudi will be a sponsor - I presume amongst several - not...
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    02-01-2023, 05:02 PM
    Garret replied to a thread Heat resistant wood glue? in The Bilge
    A silly thought: screw it instead of gluing it?
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    02-01-2023, 04:54 PM
    This is not only the obvious, but most likely the correct answer.
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    02-01-2023, 04:51 PM
    Not really - IMO Iran woulda been better.
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    02-01-2023, 04:50 PM
    Garret replied to a thread not a pretty ship in The Bilge
    And it's got plenty of strings to pull! @ABC - 'tis indeed a good looking ship.
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    02-01-2023, 04:48 PM
    Garret replied to a thread Heat resistant wood glue? in The Bilge
    Could the wood be shielded by some metal (copper?) on standoffs? I've used copper on 1" porcelain electric fence insulators behind woodstoves & the...
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    02-01-2023, 04:34 PM
    Garret replied to a thread Wood stove in The Bilge
    Glad that worked out for you. Not something I'd prefer to do. For sure, put on some less dry logs for the night if you have an old not very tight...
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