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  1. Thread: LlBean

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    Re: LlBean

    The main store has a large section devoted to camping, another to hunting gear, & another to fishing.

    To the general topic:

    I am no fan of Linda Bean, but they still sell stuff that's above...
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    Re: One Point Oh Three

    We've got a ton of folks here trying to make the US join them for the ride!
  3. Thread: POLITICAL Memes

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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Center for Wooden Boats, Seattle.
  5. Thread: It Must Be Fall

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    Re: It Must Be Fall

    I'd say leaf peepers. Yes, the skiers can be demanding & rude - especially at the big areas down south like Killington - but at the smaller areas, most have been coming for years, so are a part of...
  6. Re: as hurricane fiona bears down on the maritimes, canadians brace themselves

    Me:

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    Mauren and I, and Bella the dawg, are fine. We lost power for a few hours, and it seems that a power surge has bitten my primary work computer. Coulda been worse...
  7. Re: as hurricane fiona bears down on the maritimes, canadians brace themselves

    From Michael this AM (sorry for the delay I was out all day):

    Whooo-eee! Fiona was a big ‘un!

    By yesterday afternoon 80% of households and businesses in Nova Scotia were without power; in...
  8. Thread: Omfg

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    Re: Omfg

    https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=can+you+legally+carry+a+gun+in+your+car+in+colorado
  9. Re: as hurricane fiona bears down on the maritimes, canadians brace themselves

    I heard from Michael (mmd) on this & his big concern is Newfoundland harbours. Most face south & while great in normal weather - the waves coming from the south may do a whole lot of damage.

    Be...
  10. Thread: It Must Be Fall

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    Re: It Must Be Fall

    I actually wore long pants today. Yesterday was shorts but tshirt & flannel. Today was too damn cold & windy for shorts. Feels really strange to have cloth on my calves.

    Woodstove going too, so...
  11. Thread: Omfg

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    Re: Omfg

    And against the law!

    Whatever the road rage incident may have been, I hope the woman will be OK & that the town can afford the millions a court will (& should) award her. As said - all the cops...
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    Re: some pickup trucks. . .

    Right you are - brain cramp on my part. A friend had a 404 pickup - funky was the word.
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    Re: some pickup trucks. . .

    I can't help but agree. Yes, I have one - but I only use it when hauling stuff. Otherwise, why not take the far more comfortable car that gets 2X the MPG?
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    Re: some pickup trucks. . .

    A 505 pickup? I'd love one! Especially in 4WD.
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    Re: No Frills Standalone Radar

    Sorry Kevin! I shoulda known & will try harder next time :)
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    Re: No Frills Standalone Radar

    Potato radar is far more basic:

    Put a person with a bucket of potatoes in the bow & have him/her throw them forward every so often
    If they hear a splash - things are OK
    If they hear a thud -...
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    Re: No Frills Standalone Radar

    Haven't heard of that, but there's always potato radar. Hard to get much cheaper. :)
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    This guy isn't - can't speak for the others as I haven't talked to them. Why didn't they know? Because the mainstream media did not make it clear enough when he ran. They pretty much gave him a...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Not to the thread's standards, but I liked it...

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    Re: some pickup trucks. . .

    Fine specimen indeed!
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    Re: What Is Wrong With These People?

    Hardly. No one near where I live worries "whenever we go outside" - but believe the above if you like.

    I'm not saying we don't have a gun/violence problem but your quote is hyperbole.
  22. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

    While I don't disagree with Ms. Hepburn, I decide whether I'll like, trust, etc. a person based largely on their smile.
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    Ha - you'd get a blank look at the name Thoreau most likely - or maybe get asked if "he was that guy that used to own the store down in Hancock". There are many types of rural & I include small...
  24. Re: Uninvited Houseguests: Gremlins In the Electronics

    In the computer world - that's known as the "Microsoft Fix"
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    Re: Seawater in the bilge while on land

    Freezing water in the bilge of my boat created a 1" wide crack in the horn timber & required complete replacement of it - I could stick my hand into the side of the boat & touch the prop shaft! That...
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    I don't think so. Using the guy I mentioned above as an example - he's not part of a "tribe" - or at least he doesn't see it that way. This is a guy who lives in a small town, way up in the hills &...
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    First step is getting on TV (& not MSNBC, etc.) to explain the lies spread by the right. Pelosi saying they're lies won't do it. Calm, regular folks need to be seen explaining what's being done. ...
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    I can't disagree, but saying that does not do anything to educate them or at least dissuade them from continuing to vote for Reps.
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    I'm confused. AFAIK, the only assertion I made was that some people think differently than most here & that ignoring them won't make them go away. That's not true?

    I (repeating myself) do NOT...
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    OK - I thought I'd try to point out how some folks that are not here perceive things. I was not saying they were right or wrong - just repeating what they've said.

    I get that folks want to ignore...
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    Evidence? We're in court now? Anyway - Exhibit A is the 2016 Electoral College results. Take a look at how well she did in rural areas.

    ETA: I voted for Bernie in the primary & HRC in the...
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    So - a US president should ignore rural citizens? I don't think so.
  33. Re: Uninvited Houseguests: Gremlins In the Electronics

    Completely non-tech idea. Our Sharp TV had exactly the opposite problem. Turn it on, set the volume & it'd slowly drop to zero. I too have an external sound system (though not as fancy as yours) &...
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    First time - I don't think so. Second? Maybe so - but remember that these folks believe HRC had no interest in them or their concerns. I disagree, but will say that she had very little interest in...
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    I talked to one the other day. Yes he voted for Trump, but said there was no way he could vote for Clinton. I asked why & he (a rural Vermonter) said "She could care less about rural America & I...
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    Re: Just A Reminder: today's GOP is toxic

    Yep - see my "candy little girl" post above. This is no different.
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    Re: Just A Reminder: today's GOP is toxic

    Why so negative Emily? Northern NH has some beautiful lakes & forests. The NEK has beautiful country as well - though it too has fewer jobs - though not none.

    Infestation? 4 north of Waterbury...
  38. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Dunno if 4200 is paintable - 5200 sure isn't!

    Boatlife can be painted.
  39. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Painting over non-skid reduces the "non" part - sometimes significantly if the original is old.

    I use the white 3M glazing compound for really small stuff as it dries in minutes & sands nicely. ...
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    Re: Just A Reminder: today's GOP is toxic

    Vermont does have a big lake on its west coast... That being said, while beautiful & surrounded by mountains, it doesn't smell right.

    I'm sure NH is a cheaper place to live than VT - but both...
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    Re: Trafficing in Illegal Immigrants

    So - these people had legally crossed the border & applied for asylum. That's exactly how it's supposed to be done & has been for many years. A group of people hired by Desantis approach them on...
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    Re: Just because you can.....

    Wow. Talk about unnecessary - but a fascinating design exercise. I would love to know how many she ends up selling.
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    Re: the wonton killings

    Her base is also poorly educated so they'd probably not know the difference between wanton & wonton. Additionally, learning that it bugs the libtards makes it a wonderful thing - IOW a feature, not...
  44. Re: Jamie Johnston (S.V. Airlie) is in the hospital.

    I sure hope Jamie gets through rehab OK, but being stuck motionless must be awful. If anyone talks to him, please send him my best!
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    Re: some pickup trucks. . .

    Since we're talking about pickups - I need to rant a bit. My last PU was an 04 2500 Silverado. Great truck with power to spare, but horrible mileage. The hood on it sloped down towards the grille...
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    Re: some pickup trucks. . .

    Depends on the state. Here in VT, that's true. NH is more lenient, as are some other states. Since police generally won't stop you unless it's extreme, a lot of folks with big tires put on smaller...
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    Re: some pickup trucks. . .

    I'd love to see the guy at the alignment shop figuring out how to align it!
  48. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

    Good one Spin!
  49. Thread: Trump is Toast

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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Who always ends up paying the bills? The Reps & Trump are really, really good at wasting our money.
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    I 'preciate the thoughts guys. I have tried probably 25+ saddles. My brother was a competitive road racer & worked in a bike shop for years & my (now) ex still rides at least 50 - more likely 100...
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