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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    One trick that is easy and quick that you might consider... Put three truck straps around the tree really tight up the first ten feet above your mouth cut. Rotten trees can disintegrate and pile...
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    Re: 12 volt radios

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    I have 2 of these in 2 different buildings + 1 on my boat and 1 in my van.

    Adult, no annoying flashy messages.

    Not sure mine are this exact model, but you can get it with DAB, FM,...
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    Re: Germany arrests

    Gunter, your English is amazing, hab keine angst.

    I am talking about German National pride. You are 100% correct that modern Germany is a great country in the world of nations. Merkel took in...
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    It kept me alive for 30 years or so on the trees, and ever since in industrial climbing.

    In all that time I only ever pinged one phone line, and that was because I was watching the traffic and...
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    Re: Chimney leak

    I have always used a welded transition piece. The flue of the stove goes up to the roof / deck / cieling.. and is clamped to a piece that goes through the deck. This piece of flue is welded to a...
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    Re: Winter tires question

    Chains.
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    Re: Some wooden boats (mostly)

    Great to see Falmouth get a look in! How's it going Artif?
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    Re: Bimini. Bahamas

    Nice man. I was in Freeport a few years ago. I remember the Stoned Crab restuarant, conch salads on the beach, gunshots, casinos, shebeens, drug planes in the forest, helo gunships in the skies...
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    Good story..! Got admire your spirit..

    I used to have a 40 foot ladder on my truck.. but was never on it for more than 30 seconds until I clipped in, it was taken away and could breathe again.
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    You know nothing young Luke.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trjFkeS9vxk
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    Re: Germany arrests

    You are better placed to find out Gunter. I am just passing on what I hear from people.

    The point is not wether it is factual, the point is I hear it.

    A lot.
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    Seriously, if the plees for habitat are falling on deaf ears, fell it at ground level Garret, do not climb it to make the cut above the hollow. There's a tonne of 'do it' kind of guys on youtube that...
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    If you are not an arborist, do not attempt to climb it. That includes ladders.

    If you are handy with a rope and saws, you could throw a lightweight messenger line up around a good solid fork or...
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    Re: Germany arrests

    There are many many people here in Germany that are deeply dissatisfied with the post war Republik, I hear from people who attend seminars on the false constitution and general lack of freedoms....
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    Some photos would help decide if it is sacrophytic (eats live trees) or saprophytic (eats dead wood).

    Either way that is a large structural weakness.
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    Fungal. My bad.
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    Many trees hollow out for different reasons. Check for funal brackets in the autumn and take photos if you find any; post them here. For the sake of not disrupting the natural cycle, supporting...
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    Re: blackhawk replacement

    Wonderful machines.

    For killing, maiming, and tearing lives apart. Y>

    I really wish this forum (and people in general) could get past their boyish pornographic obsessions and see the MIC for...
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    Re: curious handplane like artifice

    Artifact.
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    Re: This is a Guitar Thread

    Ouch,
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    Re: This is a Guitar Thread

    Nice Rob. What does H.S.S. mean? I have had the most smiley grin making fun on Mexican Fenders / Squires. Once a shop assistant put a USA Fender ultra slick expensive fandango guitar in my hands,...
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    Re: War environmental damage: lead

    So, exploding your enemy's body into a red mist with non-radioactive 'standard' ordinance is within the rules of engagement?
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    Re: Circus fat man 1890

    Bavaria?
  24. Sticky: Re: Jamie Johnston (S.V. Airlie) is in the hospital.

    Damn, RIP.
  25. Re: “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” - The Clash

    I have on occasion worked 96 -100 hours a week performing crucial highly complex materials inspection analysis where people could die or companies fold if I failed to perform correctly. I am...
  26. Re: “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” - The Clash

    Whats is the issue? I've been highly productive, extremely hard working and super efficient my entire working life. Cutting down on bloat seems to be a good thing to me, and to anyone who ever ran or...
  27. Thread: Boat Art

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    Re: Boat Art

    I really like the painterlyness of that one Rob. You are clearly working from photographs, recreating them as paintings as many painters have done, but your twist is it's digital, so there are...
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    Re: Cows fed hemp…

    Hemp seed cake is full of GLA's and other bionic nutritional benefits. Cows do very well on it, as do humans.

    Gamma Linolenic Acid.
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    Re: HiFi connundrum. Boffins welcome.

    I swapped them at the amp, but checked the connections to the speakers, which are not bi-wirable. I have not been inside them yet.

    The amp when connected to even a simple BT reciever (as well as...
  30. Thread: Boat Art

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    Re: Boat Art

    Much more painterly than your previous Rob, lovely. Really great light on the boats and I can feel the depth of the clear water.. very well seen. Y>
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    Re: HiFi connundrum. Boffins welcome.

    Both cables are working.. both speakers are working, just not together :d

    It does not matter which source is selected, phono, tuner, CD, tape or bluethooth, same result.

    The logic says it is...
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    HiFi connundrum. Boffins welcome.

    A friend has a seperates system with some very high end self made speakers he inherited. The amp is an 80's Technics stand alone lump, can't remember the model.

    Only one speaker was working.. so...
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    Re: Small Field Work/Camp trailer

    For those 007 surf trips, accept no substitute.
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    Re: Small Field Work/Camp trailer

    The thing about trailers is they are also anchors. Leaving aside offroad, you can't leave it anywhere while galavanting. Parking is restricted and towns are problematic.

    Why not get a simple van?...
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    Re: What does this to three strand?

    It's a manufacturing defect, uneven tension or twist in one strand. I have found some 3 strand rope to hockle and others never to do so, given the exact same work over time.
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    Re: Another Kurt Vonnegut letter

    Jesus. The hell of war. Interesting letter, was Kurt V. his father?
  37. Thread: water

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    Re: water

    A friend of mine from Cornwall. He is a fine sailor also.
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    Re: water

    Not very good is it? It looks hard like ice or something.

    Try this.

    https://www.saximpey.com/http-mail1pixpawebsitescom-preview-paintings/recent/19884096-16419-photo-3
    ...
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    Re: Conceded points in the bilge.

    I educated a Texan on the finer points of the history of art once.

    I should get points for that.
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    Each section tig welded. That's some work.
  41. Re: Messed up resin to hardener ration . . . will it harden eventually?

    Easy to do... even though it's 5:1 it's still 1:1.
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    Re: How hard is it build a trailer?

    Is that amphetamine or miles per hour?
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    Re: How hard is it build a trailer?

    Recently I bought a crappy old thing and did it up. The top box was gone, I threw it away, leaving the far better galvanised frame. I got it for a song.

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    New flat bed frame, new brakes,...
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    Re: How hard is it build a trailer?

    I have built a few... this one was a dedicated tree trailer, for timber, brush etc. 3 tonne tipping ram, and with a central channel which meant it doubled as a small boat trailer. I basically...
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    Re: every dog has thair day and this is ours

    Hey Fergus, ya cute...

    Let's sniff each others bums!

    Wag wag,

    Pepper.

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    Re: Jerry Lee Lewis is not dead.

    I concur. Just saw him down the post office.
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    Re: Tablesaw can get you

    I'm so sorry this happened to you.. just awful.

    I am terrified of my table saw.

    Thank you for reminding everyone to continue to be so.

    ...and check your riving knife tension / mounting...
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    Re: Battery chainsaws

    How many hours a year will you use it?
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    Re: bse

    Great photo..possibly staged?
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    Re: free online european shipwright course

    Courses are the money maker these days.. building and selling...not so much.
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