i think homemade is about the best! i like extra chili pepper, too. some in a tin not bad either... i guess like most things of controversy... issue of with or without beans will continue on...Good morning. 43*/clear/48* later. Happy National Chili day. Gonna continue the splitting frenzy and try and get things cleaned up in the wood yard today. Lost a lot of snow yesterday with the near 60* temps. Have a super day all. FS.
you may be right kb! - i think i could get along without! if i remember my history correctly... seems mankind did just that for tens of thousands of years!Hi BL,,, Time to build a windmill,,, and a few solar panels on the ranch!!!!
Like Neil Young wrote 50 years ago after a different debacle,,,
"Tin soldiers and Nixons comin
We're finally on our own"
saw it listed on the TCM movie channel other nite. it's a good one! i like any... thing.... submarine! watched the USS Bowfin docu last night and many times. 'dive! - dive!...dive!' in 45 seconds! was the drill... only this last viewing did i learn the Bowfin diesel submarine is part of the historic Memorial preservations at Pearl Harbor! HI. i should have known that...Good afternoon all, 30° at chores time and sunny, heading up to low 40's for today. Animals are fed and watered, bipeds fed and coffee is done. Not a very productive morning, just finished watching Destination Tokyo with Cary Grant. Love those old movies. It's probably about time to watch the Marx brothers again, maybe a Day at the Races. A Night at the Opera was the last one we watched. I've got some items to install in the green house to automate the ventilation system, temp regulated fan switch and window opener. Wifey sometimes forgets the windows when it's warm out or when she's out playing golf or we're out fishing. Even now the temp reaches up to 80° or 90° on a sunny day. If this warm up continues for any length of time, I just might see my milling table again and the log that's on it. Play safe out there.
Backyard is that a mouse in the shadows of that pie tin ??
Yep, it's a wild world out there, and people have no idea what's going on or how fast it's coming on us.Howdy Brett. Thanks buddy. Yeah there's a few things I'm going to do to keep the pipes from freezing again. Our pipes aren't prepped for the kind of temps we had. Also I've been ready your posts on Covid. I think your spot on my friend. I think most of it is about control. Seeing just how far they can push the folks. Also how many freedoms and liberties the people are willing to give up. Take care Brett stay safe and healthy.
I'll go fishing with you .17F/-8C up to 35F/2C and dry today. More painting after a trip to the transmission shop to drop off my van. Friends getting mad at me because I'm not in line to get the vaccine. Not doing my part, no american unity, unloving.... Guess I'll need to find someone else to go fishing with. Maybe the dog will go with me. Make it a good one everybody.
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That's a nice project. I have all the parts downstairs except extra hooks, but I can buy a few of those if needed.I want to make myself one of those things for the 3 point hitch with a trailer hitch receiver so I can just back up to a trailer and move it around easier. Up until now I've always just kept a ball installed on the regular drawbar to pull my chevrolet wood trailer, and then I just use a straight flat drawbar in the 3PH for skidding logs. Just want to try it to see how it works out for me. I also figure if I can lift up the tongue when unloading the trailer from the rear, it might make it a little bit easier too (gotta make sure though that there isn't too much weight on the back of the trailer so that the front lifts.)
I've got a big piece of tubing to make the piece that goes between the lift arms, I just need some 3/8x3 flat to make the "A" frame.
Just a quick footnote , for future reference when cold weather is expected and freeze issues become an issue , always allow a small flow from the longest run of hot water piping , a trickle is all that is required . This will usually also protect the cold water system since it will ensure adequate flow through the cold make up water feed to the hot water tank to the hot water runs also , even during a overnite power outage .I was just offering a common practice within freeze proofing in a Northern climate , normal domestic water system piping specs provide for a burst point of 1500 # for L grade common copper pipe and 125 # brass / bronze valves . Upgrading to K grade common copper pipe or 150 # brass / bronze body valves only extends the burst point to approx 2000 psi during 20 f temps in a static water system . The 3000 # stainless ball valves are subject to much less internal surface area than a conventional globe or gate valve which reduces the internal forces during a hard freeze condition and are rated to a much higher static or dynamic working pressure regardless . Also the forgiving nature of pex has been discussed previously along with low volt. heat tracing on any out building or critical supply piping in house , which off course would be rendered temporarily ineffective until my diesel gen set kicked in lol.
j/k'ing! B ... smoking, camping, wrench twisting, etc! that and a cold [MT]
hi chipper! always something isn't it!?... even with a shopping list other day at grocery... uh-huh...we had forgot something!
the QB said...'you know... forgot something!....' what? '.... the Country style gravy...!'
always something. at least we din't forget the
right! you might think... but actually there is a Polish grocery and a Polish Catholic church... I think the 11 am Mass is in polish
That looks fun, just lean back and enjoy the ride, then wham when you hit the opposite side and launch out .
For sure, everyone's doing it .out in the snow?....
Bummer, will they recover.