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Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 09-30-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jjr
You need to know nothing more than it is a Ruger,...

You need to know nothing more than it is a Ruger, THAT DOES NOT HAVE STEPPED BASES. If you can not understand that, no one should ever feel safe with you having a weapon in hand.

Boasting of...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 09-29-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jjr
Bearfootfarm, obviously you can not understand...

Bearfootfarm, obviously you can not understand simple grammar, so there is no way to carry on an intelligent conversation with someone whom insists they know the solution to a problem which does not...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 09-27-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jjr
Bearfootfarm, I have made a thorough search of...

Bearfootfarm, I have made a thorough search of all the Ruger rifles and there were more with stepped bases than I realized, however my rifle DOES NOT have stepped bases, and I am not as #@*)&(%...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 09-24-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jjr
I understand the Ruger Hawekeye Rifle does have a...

I understand the Ruger Hawekeye Rifle does have a slant to the receiver necessitating the different height rings, but this is not a Hawekeye.

I have purchased three sets of rings, but did not...
Forum: Conversations 09-23-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,704
Posted By Jjr
I got up at 3:0 a.m. this morning with a...

I got up at 3:0 a.m. this morning with a headache. Got up to take some Tylenol for the headache, and checked the weather station the wife has in the house. It was 74 degrees F and 88% humidity...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 09-21-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jjr
Ruger Scope Rings, What a PROBLEM?

I have never really cared for the new math. What I was taught arrived at the answer much faster with less effort and was easily checked.

Apparently Ruger has employed some engineers who want to...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-20-2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By Jjr
Today, I noticed prices at the pumps have dropped...

Today, I noticed prices at the pumps have dropped another two cents, so most stations are down four cents, still costing the customer and extra dollar for each three gallons purchased compared with...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-15-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jjr
Hopefully it was not an expensive lesson, but I...

Hopefully it was not an expensive lesson, but I am sure it is one she will remember forever. Little things can & do often make big differences in outcomes.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-15-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jjr
Some more things, I though of: 1. Were the...

Some more things, I though of:
1. Were the jars inspected prior to use for fractures or cracks?
2. Were the cooling jars arranged to leave an air space between the jars?
3. Were the jars...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-14-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By Jjr
We are not in town every day, but within the last...

We are not in town every day, but within the last 48 hours, prices have dropped two cents per gallon average in our metro area.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-14-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jjr
Were the jars true canning jars, or repurposed...

Were the jars true canning jars, or repurposed jars? Repurposed jars being like mayonnaise jars before they went to plastic, and other similar commercial products in glass jars, which are not as...
Forum: Hands-On How-To 09-13-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,507
Posted By Jjr
It doesn't matter how much income one has. What...

It doesn't matter how much income one has. What really matters is how much is left after expenses.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-11-2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Jjr
I thought of this thread at lunch today when...

I thought of this thread at lunch today when looking at the list of appetizers on the menu at a local fish & seafood establishment.

We went to a local fish & seafood establishment to eat out with...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-09-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Jjr
I had to run into town for a little, but still...

I had to run into town for a little, but still had this thread on my mind, so when I got back I plugged in; Canning Green Tomatoes, and got a number of hits.

Cowgirls Country Life, at: ...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-08-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Jjr
There are many people, I know who enjoy green...

There are many people, I know who enjoy green tomatoes. Most often the green tomatoes are cubed or diced and made into a relish, rather than simply sliced green tomatoes.

Our copy of the Ball...
Forum: Conversations 09-05-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jjr
Back a few years ago, we had a daughter on the...

Back a few years ago, we had a daughter on the isle of St. Kitts which went through a category 5 Hurricane while she was there. She said all the homes and business are constructed to withstand...
Forum: Conversations 09-05-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jjr
No one really knows how Mother Nature will really...

No one really knows how Mother Nature will really act, although the scientist who study these weather patterns are getting better at predicting the actions of Hurricanes, but to an untrained person,...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-05-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By Jjr
Prices went up another six cents per gallon in...

Prices went up another six cents per gallon in the last 24 hours. Now up 38 cents post Harvey.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-04-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By Jjr
Prices have already increased 32 cents a gallon,...

Prices have already increased 32 cents a gallon, and are expected to rise further.
Forum: Conversations 09-03-2017, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jjr
I believe you made your statement in jest, Don,...

I believe you made your statement in jest, Don, but during my working career, I have been sent in to work as soon as the all clear was given, having seen & witnessed the devastating effects of...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-02-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By Jjr
Any reason is better than none to raise prices...

Any reason is better than none to raise prices these days.
Forum: Hands-On How-To 08-30-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,507
Posted By Jjr
Many are time consuming, with little profits and...

Many are time consuming, with little profits and low volume sales. But it is a shame to see them all vanish.

As to one example: I have had many shoes & boots resoled in years past, but today I...
Forum: Conversations 08-23-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Jjr
It was a big to-do over nothing here. Mostly...

It was a big to-do over nothing here. Mostly cloudy and that was about all that was seen here. I brought my white German Shepherd in, not that I really believe she was in any great danger of being...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 08-17-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,732
Posted By Jjr
That's just 35, the 2nd time around 1GMan. :D

That's just 35, the 2nd time around 1GMan. :D
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 08-17-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,732
Posted By Jjr
Happy Birthday To The1GMan

Happy Birthday The1GMan! Hope you have many more. :)
Forum: Conversations 08-15-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,653
Posted By Jjr
Flooding instead of drough this year

This is typically our drought season, but as of the 14th, we had received eight times as much rainfall this year, as our average monthly rainfall for August.

Temperature's have probably averaged...
Forum: Conversations 08-15-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,653
Posted By Jjr
We keep Sting-Kill (External Anesthetic...

We keep Sting-Kill (External Anesthetic Disposable Swabs) on hand for just such emergencies. Five 1/2 cc swabs on a card run about three buck here. The sooner they can be applied the better, but...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 08-12-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jjr
If you are still checking this thread doc, to add...

If you are still checking this thread doc, to add a little more to what was previously stated.

The newer Mossberg and Browning pumps are equipped with a tang safety which is operated with the...
Forum: Conversations 08-12-2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Jjr
There are a lot of things which one needs an...

There are a lot of things which one needs an answer to, before any appropriate answer could be determined.

How many years was she employed by the hospital?
Was she under a retirement plan?
If...
Forum: Hands-on 08-11-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Jjr
Thumbs up Wheeled String Trimmers are G-R-E-A-T!

I have a wheeled string trimmer I purchased in '15 and now wish I had not taken so long in deciding to purchased one. In rough rocky terrain where straight blades have problems cutting a straight...
Forum: Knives/Bow & Arrow 08-05-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Jjr
The old Western Knife Company, later...

The old Western Knife Company, later Western-Coleman before it finally went under made an excellent Bowie Knife, the model 49 IIRC, and excellent to mint specimens pop-up on e-bay from time to time. ...
Forum: Plants 07-27-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Jjr
"Opening Day," here means one thing - Hunting...

"Opening Day," here means one thing - Hunting Season!

Enjoy your harvest!
Forum: Conversations 07-26-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Jjr
My paternal grandfather had purchased the lumber...

My paternal grandfather had purchased the lumber from or through his employer, just before the Depression hit. He certainly didn't work every day, but he did get at least a couple of days work most...
Forum: Knives/Bow & Arrow 07-26-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,480
Posted By Jjr
Thumbs up Buck Ranger 113 Skinning Knife

I own several Buck Knives, and like everything there is about a Buck, except sharpening one. The youngest daughter already had a Buck 110 folding lock blade, but for Christmas '15 she received a...
Forum: Humor 07-14-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,373
Posted By Jjr
Hillary Makes Emergency Call To Donald

Hillary phoned the Presidents office shortly after midnight.


"I need to speak with the President, it's an emergency!", exclaimed Hillary excitedly.

After some cajoling, the President's...
Forum: Self-reliance 07-11-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,120
Posted By Jjr
Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Flooding & Droughts are...

Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Flooding & Droughts are all problems we have to contends with years in and year out, but thankfully Forest Fires, are a real rarity down here. We do have grass fires and...
Forum: Conversations 07-09-2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,796
Posted By Jjr
My grandparents and parents lived through "the...

My grandparents and parents lived through "the Great Depression" years, but in this part of the country stealing was not a big issue, but it did happen.

One I have heard over the years, which I...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 07-09-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jjr
Being left handed today is not the hindrance it...

Being left handed today is not the hindrance it was in the past. My grandfather was very ambidextrous, and I inherited some of his skills, but I am not as adept with the left hand as he was.

My...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 07-08-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jjr
Doc, everyone has an opinion: good, bad or...

Doc, everyone has an opinion: good, bad or indifferent they have one! What works for me may not for you and vice versa.

The standard three guns around the home stead has been the shotgun, .22...
Forum: Conversations 07-06-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,796
Posted By Jjr
And those who think they will just live off the...

And those who think they will just live off the land by harvesting game animals, and finding wild native edibles are just "spitting in the wind" and kidding themselves. But between the two, I...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 07-06-2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,208
Posted By Jjr
Simply worded, yet emotionally charged, with...

Simply worded, yet emotionally charged, with immense feeling! I makes me want to know more, but since there was no indication of an author, that will probably never be. Might be better off not...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 07-05-2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,208
Posted By Jjr
But You Didn't

But You Didn't

Remember the day I borrowed your brand new car, and I dented it?
I thought you would kill me.
But you didn't.

And remember the time, I dragged you to the beach, and you said it...
Forum: Conversations 07-05-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,796
Posted By Jjr
It's just past 10:00 p.m. local time and the...

It's just past 10:00 p.m. local time and the bombs have been bursting in air for the past few hours now, and will continue until the frenzy build up about 11:30 or 11:45 p.m. until midnight. Then...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 07-05-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,945
Posted By Jjr
Happy Birthday Country Mom22

Kinda late in the day, but Happy Birthday, Country Mom22.
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 07-04-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,002
Posted By Jjr
I strongly suspect reports are made according to...

I strongly suspect reports are made according to the emphasis it has towards financial benefits either negatively or positively. In some cases there may be no benefits effected and for some...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 07-04-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,002
Posted By Jjr
Don Threads metamorph just like lots of other...

Don Threads metamorph just like lots of other things. I do not take the flu shots. I read an article in the past written by a physician who was in search of causes and influences in Alzheimer's...
Forum: Tractors 07-02-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,449
Posted By Jjr
Dad plowed with a mule for the first few years I...

Dad plowed with a mule for the first few years I can remember. When the old mule died, dad purchased a tiller, something fairly new on the market then. We had a garden for the typical vegetables,...
Forum: Tractors 07-02-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,449
Posted By Jjr
What did you grow up with?

Since many here have tractors, raise gardens and strive to live an independent & self-sustaining life style as much as possible, I thought it would be interesting to tell about what farm & garden...
Forum: Financial 07-01-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 91,958
Posted By Jjr
Regular Unleaded has been right at 1.94-9 for the...

Regular Unleaded has been right at 1.94-9 for the past few months. The first of June it jumped to over 2.00, I guess for the fast vacationers. It came back down to 1.87-9 when I fueled up Tuesday,...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 07-01-2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 44,935
Posted By Jjr
Just another example of laws restricting the...

Just another example of laws restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens, which in no way what-so-ever hinders the criminal element. I hate you are caught in the web of New York's injustice,...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 06-22-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 44,935
Posted By Jjr
BPBill your comments about your wholesalers...

BPBill your comments about your wholesalers during the ammo crisis reminded me about this:

Down in the central part of the state, where a friend grew up, there is a family owned sporting goods...
Forum: Tractors 06-20-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,369
Posted By Jjr
Mated blades (all same style/type) of the proper...

Mated blades (all same style/type) of the proper length with the proper diameter size center hole, is all that really matters in my opinion. The style or type is just personal preference, or what...
Forum: Conversations 06-17-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By Jjr
We had a storm system come through the state (4...

We had a storm system come through the state (4 June) Sunday evening early night which spawned a number of tornadoes which hop, skipped & danced their way across the state.

We had little damage...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 06-15-2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,078
Posted By Jjr
Sad indeed. My son does not hunt. I took him...

Sad indeed. My son does not hunt. I took him hunting when he was younger, and he seemed to enjoy hunting then, but now that he is grown, he doesn't hunt.

The youngest daughter does like hunting...
Forum: Financial 06-15-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,403
Posted By Jjr
"Go Fund Me" or whatever is becoming the national...

"Go Fund Me" or whatever is becoming the national past-time it seems. Some probably are real, but the majority very likely are not. We give through direct knowledge of the situation, or our local...
Forum: Conversations 06-15-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By Jjr
Believe it or not, I have heard stranger truth's!

Believe it or not, I have heard stranger truth's!
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 06-14-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,078
Posted By Jjr
If it bites, stings or sucks blood, of man or his...

If it bites, stings or sucks blood, of man or his animals, we have it down South. Snakes are no exception. We have an abundance of the nonvenomous kind, but we have more than our share of the...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 06-13-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,078
Posted By Jjr
Setanta, you are correct in that .410 ammo is...

Setanta, you are correct in that .410 ammo is disportionately expensive, as to its size and ability when compared to .12 & .20 gauge shot shells.

Here I have not seen much difference in the...
Forum: Conversations 06-13-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By Jjr
Since you have mentioned WyoBuckaroo, does anyone...

Since you have mentioned WyoBuckaroo, does anyone know what happened to or with him?

Not only has he disappeared, but so did most, if not all of his posts.
Forum: Tractors 06-13-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,369
Posted By Jjr
Doc, I have a 4005 John Deere 40 HP 4WD, I...

Doc, I have a 4005 John Deere 40 HP 4WD, I purchased new just before I retired. I have a Woods brand HD rotary mower for the larger stuff. I purchased the 61 inch Scag to mow at Mothers while she...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 06-12-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,002
Posted By Jjr
I don't remember when the rabies vaccine...

I don't remember when the rabies vaccine disappeared from Farm & Ranch Suppliers shelves here, but I purchased and vaccinated our dogs in the late 70's & early 80's. The outlet where I purchased the...
Forum: Tractors 06-12-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,369
Posted By Jjr
What Is The Difference?

I have two Scag Zero Turn Mowers, not exactly tractors in the true sense, but still indirectly in the family so to speak. One is a Turf Tiger with a 61 inch cut and the other a Wildcat with a 52...
Forum: Food 06-11-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,845
Posted By Jjr
Butane Gas refrigerators were common here when I...

Butane Gas refrigerators were common here when I was a kid, because many in the rural areas had butane tanks, now propane, and a service provider for the butane before they had electricity.

When...
Forum: Homesteading 06-11-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,255
Posted By Jjr
That looks like a beautiful place you have there....

That looks like a beautiful place you have there. Is the pond large enough to stock with a few fish? Enjoy your wilderness, there is not much of it left these days!
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 06-11-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,002
Posted By Jjr
That is correct, also. Dogs were the family pet...

That is correct, also. Dogs were the family pet most susceptible of contracting Rabies in the past. Leash laws probably provided the greatest reason for that transition, but being kept behind...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 06-11-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,002
Posted By Jjr
That is true. I can remember a lady who was...

That is true. I can remember a lady who was bitten by a fox, during an outbreak of Rabies known to include foxes, in the early 60's who had to take thirty-three shots (one each day for thirty...
Forum: Conversations 06-10-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By Jjr
Hunter88, if you think Nebraska is to hot, come...

Hunter88, if you think Nebraska is to hot, come down to the Gulf Coast for a week. We've been running the A/C since March/April, and probably will through October, and coupled with humidity rarely...
Forum: Conversations 06-10-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,198
Posted By Jjr
Television also shares a lot of the blame, I...

Television also shares a lot of the blame, I believe. Before everyone had a TV set in their home, people visited with the neighbors. Also before TV's became a household staple kids played, used...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 06-10-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,002
Posted By Jjr
The oldest daughter is a Veterinarian, but when...

The oldest daughter is a Veterinarian, but when she was in her senior year of Pre-Vet, she came in late for supper and the cafeteria had already closed, so she went to the Student Center and got a...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 06-10-2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,886
Posted By Jjr
The 6mm & 6.5 calibers have never been that...

The 6mm & 6.5 calibers have never been that popular on the American Continent, but the 6.5 x 55 SM is still quite popular in Europe and for many years was their average hunters go-to caliber, much...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 06-10-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,002
Posted By Jjr
Local Rabies Surge

Rabies seems to surface periodically, and as of Thursday the 16th animal in a 20 - 25 mile radius of where we live has been identified and eliminated. One individual was bitten and taken the "Rabies...
Forum: Food 06-10-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,267
Posted By Jjr
Red Snapper Courtbouillon

Yipee, Hot diggedy dog! A good friend just returned from Florida, and brought us a couple of packages of Red Snapper fillets, which he caught while there.

Red Snapper Courtbouillon is on the...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 06-02-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,913
Posted By Jjr
We were using an new 9-shelf, I believe it has 9...

We were using an new 9-shelf, I believe it has 9 shelves Excalibur dehydrator. The wife used the leather recipe that came with the book. Most of the loss was due to moisture & mold. We will...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 05-30-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,913
Posted By Jjr
We had extremely poor results with the fruit...

We had extremely poor results with the fruit leathers. But sliced thin and dehydrated, then ground to conserve space in the containers, the dehydrated and ground pumpkin worked excellent, for us at...
Forum: Water 05-25-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,640
Posted By Jjr
Just a few short years ago,municipal, & rural...

Just a few short years ago,municipal, & rural community waters systems alike were somewhat laxadizal concerning security, but very few will be found open and unsecured, unless people are there...
Forum: Water 05-21-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,640
Posted By Jjr
Don that was an excellent beginning, but you...

Don that was an excellent beginning, but you stopped short of finishing the answer.

For all of the above, but especially chemicals, filtration through one of the Berkey Water Filtration Systems...
Forum: Energy 05-19-2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,927
Posted By Jjr
:agree: Pretty much my sentiments also!

:agree:

Pretty much my sentiments also!
Forum: Conversations 05-13-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,908
Posted By Jjr
The guy was fairly comical and whitty, but in the...

The guy was fairly comical and whitty, but in the end, Getting Older is a lot more enjoyable than the alternative.
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 05-11-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,542
Posted By Jjr
Bill, the Winchester Short Magnums (WSM's) in...

Bill, the Winchester Short Magnums (WSM's) in general or collectively was what I was speaking about.

I only used the paraphrased account of what Mr. Henry said about the little .410 eleven hundred...
Forum: Health 05-11-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,988
Posted By Jjr
I understand the nature of the beast, doc. If...

I understand the nature of the beast, doc. If all the lawyers were lined up at the river front and starting at the head of the line, the 1st head was cut off, then skip a head, cut two heads off,...
Forum: Health 05-10-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,988
Posted By Jjr
That was a most admirable method of handling...

That was a most admirable method of handling those situations, doc. Americans would have much better health care, if all doctors managed their patients with the same respect & method of treatment.
Forum: Financial 04-27-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,462
Posted By Jjr
First off, that might have made too much sense as...

First off, that might have made too much sense as one colleague from the past was fond of saying.

Then secondly, it likely would have cut off too many siphonage pipelines designed to distribute...
Forum: Water 04-27-2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,681
Posted By Jjr
Doc, you probably have a spring. Springs which...

Doc, you probably have a spring. Springs which just seep, just have the lowest flow rate of all springs. If you can locate the point where the greatest flow is occurring, and that may not be...
Forum: Financial 04-27-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,855
Posted By Jjr
Checks, Money Orders & Certified Funds are the...

Checks, Money Orders & Certified Funds are the three broad categories, and there are multiple options within each category.

There are probably others out there, but it just so happened Midway...
Forum: Financial 04-25-2017, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,855
Posted By Jjr
Plastic is nice and convenient, but when the...

Plastic is nice and convenient, but when the power is down, your account is compromised or the bank just freezes the wrong account, What you gonna do?
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 04-25-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,051
Posted By Jjr
Or possibly a test run. Three major cities on...

Or possibly a test run. Three major cities on opposite coasts, sounds more than just a coincidence to me.
Forum: Prayer Requests 04-16-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,672
Posted By Jjr
What every direction you choose to travel, I wish...

What every direction you choose to travel, I wish you the very best and will place you on the prayer list.
Forum: Financial 04-09-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,855
Posted By Jjr
Cashless Business Anyone?

Has anyone encountered a totally cashless business?

Midway USA is now a totally cashless business. They will not accept absolutely nothing, except electronic funds.

Cashless Society, One...
Forum: Knives/Bow & Arrow 04-06-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,906
Posted By Jjr
I have more Ducks Unlimited knives than anything...

I have more Ducks Unlimited knives than anything else, and wish I had stayed with strictly one theme, but one day the boy can add them all to his. Most of his I have gave him for birthdays or...
Forum: Conversations 04-06-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,883
Posted By Jjr
I have already mowed five times this year.

I have already mowed five times this year.
Forum: Knives/Bow & Arrow 04-05-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,906
Posted By Jjr
That's about right for the school situation. To...

That's about right for the school situation. To be an institution of & for education, operated and ran by educators, schools have became one of the dumbest organizations in the US.

I don't...
Forum: Conversations 04-05-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,883
Posted By Jjr
To hot here for this early in the year. Been in...

To hot here for this early in the year. Been in the 70'sF most of March possibly in the low 80's a time or two. We got a good rain Sunday with the thunderstorms passing through. Hail reported in...
Forum: Knives/Bow & Arrow 04-04-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,906
Posted By Jjr
Knife Collectors?

Are there any knife collectors among the forum members?

What do you collect? Certain theme (ie: Ducks Unlimited Knives), style or type of knife, particular brand of knife, or other collecting...
Forum: Your Homestead 04-01-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,425
Posted By Jjr
Both are valuable, but practical experience...

Both are valuable, but practical experience trumps book learning, in my opinion, but depending upon what one wishes to do determines the books value.

I had not previously been exposed to the...
Forum: Hydro/Wind/Wood/Geothermal 03-31-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,495
Posted By Jjr
Using a Wood Cook Stove in the Deep South.

I may not have found and read all the old post on wood cook stoves, but they interest me and I want to get one we have serviceable, for just in case.

We never had a wood cook stove when I was...
Forum: Your Homestead 03-31-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,425
Posted By Jjr
You are obviously studying and receiving both...

You are obviously studying and receiving both classroom instructions and practical experience both, but workshare/intern is not something I am familiar with.

I understand one being an intern,...
Forum: Knives/Bow & Arrow 03-28-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,480
Posted By Jjr
Grumpa, I like the Lil' Finger Schrade knife...

Grumpa, I like the Lil' Finger Schrade knife better than most of the knives I have.

Back a few years ago at one of the local gun shows I was attending, there was a knife booth and I was looking...
Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 03-26-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,606
Posted By Jjr
I completely agree John. I had a T-100...

I completely agree John.

I had a T-100 Stretch Cab, and it probably handled towing flat bed trailers with tractors & farm equipment better than any of the previous trucks did, but the V-6 engine...
Forum: Animals 03-25-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,771
Posted By Jjr
Help With the Mice.

I had already noticed some evidence of mice and placed the traps & glue boards in typical locations before replying to this thread. Only one mouse caught and two traps tripped in the garage since...
Forum: Food 03-23-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,190
Posted By Jjr
We lost our oldest freezer in '14, but...

We lost our oldest freezer in '14, but fortunately caught is early enough we lost very little of the contents.

The very top row of products were thawing so cooked for ourselves or the dogs...
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