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    Re: Flash rust prevention

    I’m hoping for something I can paint over.
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    Re: Killer robots

    We did that with a barricaded shooter a few years back. He was holed up and in dialog with police on his cell phone. Battery was running low so they sent him a new one on the tracked robot. But...
  3. Re: Christine McVie, of Fleetwood Mac, Is Dead at 79

    Rip
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    Re: extending the sailing season

    93. You don’t quit; you don’t die.
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    Re: Flash rust prevention

    Thanks
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    Re: extending the sailing season

    He’s not sailing. That’s how they found him.
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    Flash rust prevention

    Is there an easy (read “cheap”) way to stop flash rust on cast iron prior to painting?

    I washed a bunch of these washers to get the gunk off and put them in the sun on a piece of corrugated and...
  8. Re: for the superyacht haters, and then some

    Yes
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Good a place as any. Lost in translation.

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  10. Re: Danny MacAskill Postcard from San Francisco

    Good stuff. I appreciate they show (some of) the goofs.
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    Re: So I deleted twitter but ......

    I just added it for the first time. Will be fun to see the fight with Apple up close. Not afraid of other points of view.
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    Re: New Toys, watchu gots??

    Sweet. Do you have to charge the batteries in a warm place?
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    Re: Dutchpp Chosen for BROTM of DecemberÖ

    Congrats! Though self reflection is not our strong hand.
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    Re: When fishers don't listen to scientists

    Regulatory capture. Everywhere.

    When was the last time you heard the president (any president) speak to the importance of increasing your household’s savings?
  15. Thread: dinner

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    Re: dinner

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7GkAQsgbCo


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7GkAQsgbCo
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    Re: dinner

    There’s a livesteam.

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    Re: dinner

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    Re: dinner

    Don’t
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    Re: Drone AI warfare is the future

    The vids I’ve seen are stationary and dropping grenades.
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    Re: Drone AI warfare is the future

    I don’t understand why they are not using something like Hevi-shot tungsten no. 4. They seem rather stationary.

    Remove the aircraft designation and let the country gentlemen figure out how to...
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    Re: Balls - orbital mechanics?

    Cool stuff. Coordinate geometry ptsd.
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    Re: Drone AI warfare is the future

    Dumb of them to tip their hand.
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    Re: holy effing ****

    Time well spent.
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    Re: Construction work

    Nope. Just 450-600 volts. Enough to have me very concerned.

    Still hoping to find an off-grid microinverter solution.
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    Re: Construction work

    I give up. Been up here since Wednesday. Longest continuous stay.

    Out of gas. Nothing left to give. Ditch 1; blue 0.

    Now I’m just sitting here enjoying the beautiful afternoon.

    There’s...
  26. Thread: 1910 Tesla?

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    Re: 1910 Tesla?

    We suck.
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    Re: Construction work

    Orangeburg. Ugh. That was an ordeal. Mine was from 2’ to 6’ through 75’ of rock and clay. It had all migrated over the pipe over 50 years. The plumber had a new kubota mini excavator. It was...
  28. Re: Movies that have held up and those that don't

    The dream life of angels.
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    Re: Construction work

    It was a glorious day for ditch digging. Think I’m going to limit this trench to water. 12” deep. Pex in pvc.

    I’ve got some 2” rigid metal conduit for the high voltage DC. Won’t have to go...
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    Construction work

    Iíve got this pet theory these construction work will keep me fit and healthy.

    Jury is still out.

    Starting my trench for water. And maybe for the high voltage DC power line. But Iíve...
  31. Re: Movies that have held up and those that don't

    Blade Runner. Still pretty good.
  32. Thread: top this

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    Re: top this

    I had a bullet fly fairly close overhead. Bang…wizzzz. Sounded like an angry wasp.

    I’m in the smack middle of 30 acres.

    I’ll be pissed if they hit one of my windows.
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    Re: Why is it called keyless?

    Shouldn’t it be called switchless?
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    Why is it called keyless?

    I get that it doesnít have the ball chain. But why ďkeyless?Ē

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  35. Thread: top this

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    Re: top this

    Cause Google would never censor stuff. What a nut job.
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    Re: What Are You Doing for T-Day?

    Went to houston last weekend. So I got a pass to spend several days at the place. Making space and knocking out projects.
  37. Re: 8 Breakthroughs in Diabetes Research That Are Giving Us Hope

    I ask my doc for health tips and he has nothing. When pressed, he says it’s all cutting edge stuff and probably doesn’t matter. He, also, is not accustomed to healthy patients.
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    Re: i think you gotta stop

    Cheese food product
  39. Thread: Hey Lee

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    Re: Hey Lee

    That’s the one. Thanks!
  40. Thread: Hey Lee

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    Hey Lee

    Any chance you can remember what you called your barn wiring thread? Iím laying out the circuits for my place and remember there was some good stuff discussed.

    Iím looking but no dice. Iíve...
  41. Thread: Houston

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    Re: Houston

    The Pit Room. Montrose. Feast No. 1.

    I don’t indulge in this type thing much. But we had some guests from Connecticut.

    It was darn good.
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    Re: Circus fat man 1890

    23.7. But I’m using my original height before I lost 2”. Heart association says I’m on the borderline of being overweight.
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    Houston

    Went to houston this weekend to see her folks. First time Iíve made the mistake of driving arriving during rush hour. What a magnificent mess of a city. It was windy, cold, and rainy. Traffic was...
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    Re: How long before Truth social is dead?

    “Twitter explore” lets you look without joining. Fun stuff.

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    Re: Circus fat man 1890

    I was listening to a doc this weekend who was commenting on the healthy bodies of those who competed in naked and afraid. 60-90 days of gathering food all day, and eating very little. They end up...
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    Re: Skin on frame stringer repair

    Scarf. That’s it.

    Can I just sorta freehand it with basic jig? Or is precision needed?

    Thanks
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    Skin on frame stringer repair

    Well shoot. My old thread wonít open. Probably just as well as Iíve put this project off for a bit.

    Iíve got an old Nautiraid skin on frame folding kayak. Ash frame, hypalon skin.

    A couple...
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    Re: Airbus vs Fire truck

    Whoever that is needs to get that stuff off.
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    Re: Bought a new phone - after seven years

    Yeah. Itís easy to forget how nice it is when stuff just works.

    one day, the wife will figure that out.
  50. Re: Twitter will become the AM radio of social media.

    I love this guy.

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