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  1. Thread: Dremel Tool

    by leikec
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    Re: Dremel Tool

    I have one, but it’s been packed in a Rubbermaid tote for the last seven years, when I moved from Missouri.

    Jeff C
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    Re: Dems are going to win.

    EnoughÖ
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    Re: Electric boost for a camping rowboat

    Shameless bumpóI consider this to be one of the coolest boats ever!

    Jeff C
  4. Thread: Germany arrests

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    Re: Germany arrests

    Great news! Just in time for snow. What town?

    Jeff C
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    To some degree, I was conceivedÖ

    And I am here living at the age of 65 because of Pearl Harbor.

    So long ago, but so much of todayís America is shaped by December 7, 1941.

    Jeff C
  6. Thread: Lectric Bikes

    by leikec
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    Re: Lectric Bikes

    Anybody else own or ride one of these?

    Jeff C
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    Re: I love streetcars....

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    Jeff C
  8. Thread: Lectric Bikes

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    Re: Lectric Bikes

    I’m probably more the ride around the park type at this point, but in the small town I live in it could probably do double duty, at least to some extent.
    There is a Pedago dealer near me—I’ll take a...
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    Re: I love streetcars....

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    It’s never a bad time to bump a streetcar thread…

    Jeff C
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    Re: The kitchen appliance that will not die.

    Mine is a GE that my mom bought in the late 1980ísóstill works great!

    Jeff C
  11. Thread: Lectric Bikes

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    Lectric Bikes

    Does anybody own one? I mean the Lectric brand of electric bike specifically.

    Jeff C
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    Re: Need a Company Name

    Falsies, The One-StopóGrill Shop

    Jeff C
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    Re: Elmore Leonardís 10 Rules For Novel Writing

    Good stuff, Chip!

    Jeff C
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    Re: Happy birthday to Lew BarrettÖ

    Happy birthday!

    Jeff C
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    Re: Elmore Leonardís 10 Rules For Novel Writing

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    Re: Elmore Leonardís 10 Rules For Novel Writing

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    Re: Elmore Leonardís 10 Rules For Novel Writing

    Here’s the opening of my second book, “Judgment Tramp”.

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  23. Re: Automobile troll: You guys are all about BMW, Porsche, Corvette, etc.

    I like old Cadillacs, but I hate myself for it… :D

    Jeff C
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    Re: Movies that have held up and those that don't

    “The Train” with Burt Lancaster holds up well. “Mrs Miniver” also will always be worth watching.

    Jeff C
  25. Thread: top this

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    Re: top this

    No political talk allowed at the gathering I attend. Which makes me very happy…

    Jeff C
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    Re: Elmore Leonardís 10 Rules For Novel Writing

    leikec

    Self published. I had a few essays published and decided I was a writer. After writing two books I decided that essays were a lot more fun and easier to sell. Then I decided music was more...
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    Re: Elmore Leonardís 10 Rules For Novel Writing

    The only rule a writer needs is to have something compelling to say, and to write in a way that makes a reader want to go from page two to page three.

    Jeff C
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    Re: the sharpest blade you ever sharpened

    I’ve honed a few x-Acto blades with my thumb. I’m a slow learner.

    I use the same technique on my plane blades as described in post #20.

    Jeff C
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    Re: What Are You Doing for T-Day?

    Going downstate to suburban Detroit in the morning to dine with my friend’s family, most of whom I’ve known since I was a kid. I’ll be coming back home tomorrow night.

    Jeff C
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    Re: Masks: An informal unscientific survey.

    I’ve stopped wearing one, other than going to the doctor. I’ve got every vaccination that can be gotten. As far as I know, I’ve not had Covid.

    Jeff C
  31. Re: What were your favorite cars from your younger days

    My grandpaís Ď64 Buick LeSabre was the first car I fell in love with, and then my next door neighborís his and hers Ď66 Corvairs. Then a Fiat 124 convertible that my sisterís best friendís boyfriend...
  32. Thread: Magpie Murders

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    Re: Magpie Murders

    Me too. The English fella who played Inspector Pund made the show for me…

    Jeff C
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    Re: i think you gotta stop

    Where is this?

    Jeff C
  34. Thread: one motion

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    Re: one motion

    My kind of people.

    Jeff C
  35. Thread: JFK

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    Re: JFK

    My late mother’s birthday. I can remember her walking me home from school that day, and I remember that my six-year old brain was trying to understand why she was so upset—one of my first vivid...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Nicholas CareyÖ

    Happy birthday!

    Jeff C
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    Re: Circus fat man 1890

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    I’m a little lighter (about 20lbs) now than this picture back in June, but I’ve been heavy since I got married.

    Jeff C
  38. Re: 8,000,000,000 People on the planet as of yesterday

    What I try to remember is that my simple, modest little life would be a completely unobtainable dream life of richness and privilege for millions of people who are alive on this planet right now.
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    Re: How do we feel about restomods?

    That’s an aspect of old cars I don’t enjoy. But most people (not all) who do restomods wouldn’t worry much about the stink…

    Jeff C
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    Re: Why does the the right hate Nancy Pelosi?

    Sadly, this is more accurate than not.

    Pelosi, like her or not, has been a very effective speaker.

    Jeff C
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    Re: How do we feel about restomods?

    There was a 1938 Locomobile on Craigslist in Michigan recently, and it was a running, driving car offered at a very fair price. It’s a better than even guess that the eventual buyer planned to...
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    Re: How do we feel about restomods?

    Iím generally not a fan, but to some extent it depends on the car and the degree and scope of the modifications. I certainly wouldnít think twice about upgrading an early VW Bug with disc brakes and...
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    Re: Dems are going to win.

    Peterson shows, once again, that being both intelligent and a complete damned fool can coexist in one human being.

    Jeff C
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    Re: Happy birthday to johnwÖ

    Happy birthday!

    Jeff C
  45. Re: Why is political polling so far off nowadays?

    Saying that the polling was close this time is, to some degree, giving the prediction wonks a free pass, because they got lucky. The reality of this election is that the wonks had no real...
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    Re: Dems are going to win.

    I’ll be enjoying Kevin McCarthy’s Q & A with the press if Dems keep the House. It’s always special when a schmuck gets to experience Karma raining down upon him like bird droppings…

    Jeff C
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    Re: Time to Reinvent Myself

    I think Jeff C would like Vermont. If I ever moved away from Michigan it would be at the top of my list…

    Jeff C
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    Re: What has to be done

    I lose everything—except weight…

    Jeff C
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    Re: Time to Reinvent Myself

    That’s rotten—especially after you uprooting yourself to work there. I bet Northern Michigan could use a good engineer…

    Jeff C
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    Re: Dems are going to win.

    You do realize that you have the same ability to start a thread as I do, right?

    Jeff C
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