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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #465 on: December 19, 2017, 07:17:48 pm »
Pappy's would smoke mine.  This is more of a slow and steady speed.
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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #466 on: December 20, 2017, 08:07:52 am »
A work horse!   :OK
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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #467 on: January 10, 2018, 01:57:19 pm »
Monday evening I acquired a quad, pull behind mower, a new smoker, and some other stuff for free.  My brother in laws parents moved into town and left a lot of stuff behind.  We made a trip to salvage some items before a contractor was hired to clean the property up.  I think both of these will need a little work to get them running but they don't look like they have been used much.  They have been sitting in a barn for several years. 

 
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« Reply #468 on: January 10, 2018, 06:46:46 pm »
You sure are a lucky sucker, Clint. Nice haul.  :OK
Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes!    Pat Brennan  Brevard, NC

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« Reply #469 on: January 10, 2018, 10:56:51 pm »
Wow  :OK Bob
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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #470 on: January 30, 2018, 07:12:44 pm »
I was helping my brother in law clean up a piece of river property that he owns.  It belonged to his grandfather who passed away years ago.  He recently had the old house and sheds torn down.  He needed some help throwing away a few large items left behind.  I saw something in the construction dumpster that caught my eye.  It was a large leaf spring.  I've been looking for one of these for a while.  I want to use it for knife forging.  It's 4' long, 3" wide, and each piece is nearly 1/2" thick at center.  Finding this old chunk of steel made my night.  There's a lot of knives in there.




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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #471 on: January 30, 2018, 07:32:38 pm »
Great find Clint! You should have enough steel there for quite a bit of forging time.

Patrick
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« Reply #472 on: January 31, 2018, 03:33:39 am »
Can't wait to see what they are transformed into Clint.
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« Reply #473 on: February 01, 2018, 12:10:55 pm »
Maybe even a sword?   ;D
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« Reply #474 on: February 01, 2018, 07:49:41 pm »
There's at least one ready made froe there, just cut it to size and put an edge on it!  The price is right!
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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #475 on: March 19, 2018, 04:55:00 pm »
I added another trailer to the fleet today.  I've been wanting a small one to use around the property.  I saw this one on craigslist.  It needs some repairs.  The deck, wheels, and receiver need replaced.  The frame is solid and the 2000 lb axle spins smooth.  It's a little over 5'x7'.  I got it for $50.  I even got the guy to toss in a 2" wide ratchet strap and a 12' length of heavy chain with hooks. I can get a set of tires for $60.  The deck boards and receiver won't be too much.  I should have a nice little trailer for well under $200.




We finally got around to messing with them that quad and pull behind mower today.  We got both running good.  it only took an $18 carburetor and some oil to get the quad running.

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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #476 on: March 25, 2018, 04:30:02 pm »
Good deal!
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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #477 on: April 21, 2018, 10:49:57 am »
$130 rain bonnet for my Jeep.

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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #478 on: April 21, 2018, 02:28:09 pm »
Whoa!
I used to own a canoe, took me to some wonderful places.

Algonquin Provincial Park, where I saw my first of several moose, loons at dusk and wolves howling in the moonlight and river otters splashing in front of the canoe as we paddled a winding creek.
One week solo in the Adirondacks camping on islands fishing for smallies, northerns and walleye with a case of a special run of Saranac Chocolate Stout. I'd chill a few in the nearest creek each evening when I camped, I still remember the bitter chocolate after taste and thinking to myself, how can this taste so good?

My canoe took me to many cool places and I can only imagine that your canoe  will do the same for you JW.
And you paid only $130.00?
That's a stea....
You got it almost for free!
Instead of your canoe taking you to cool places maybe you should take your canoe to some cool places , just to insure that karma swings the right way.

Kevin
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Re: It followed me home thread
« Reply #479 on: April 22, 2018, 09:33:51 am »
Whoa!
I used to own a canoe, took me to some wonderful places.

Instead of your canoe taking you to cool places maybe you should take your canoe to some cool places , just to insure that karma swings the right way.

Kevin

Yeah, me and the Tiny-tannic are planning a few outings.
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