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Forum: Financial 12-03-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,156
Posted By MissouriFree
All stations in town -$2.03-9/10.

All stations in town -$2.03-9/10.
Forum: Financial 11-14-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,156
Posted By MissouriFree
From 2.56 to 2.30 in two weeks in middle of...

From 2.56 to 2.30 in two weeks in middle of Missouri. Winter here demand is way down,
Forum: Arts & Crafts 11-06-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By MissouriFree
The Cooper George Smithwick

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GE7QA1chUzw&t=2426s
Forum: Conversations 10-24-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By MissouriFree
Stories on the map

Thought some might enjoy this . Spin the globe . Zoom in and read stories from that spot.

https://www.greatbigstory.com/globe


It's on a site called " the great Big Story" no political news at...
Forum: Conversations 10-22-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,660
Posted By MissouriFree
I re her as a kid back in the 50's. Dad always...

I re her as a kid back in the 50's. Dad always put the " snow" tire on about now. We lived in southern Illinois - about 50 miles
SE of St. Louis. Now we don't even get snow . Tell me the climate...
Forum: Conversations 10-15-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By MissouriFree
Whose land do you live on ?

Native-Land.ca | Our home on native land - native-land.ca
https://native-land.ca/
Forum: Conversations 10-06-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By MissouriFree
Everywhere we travel I always enjoy the street...

Everywhere we travel I always enjoy the street performers.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gIBT88O_S_4
Forum: Conversations 10-05-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By MissouriFree
The spoon lady

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1gZF8EKXeqg
Forum: Frugal Living 10-05-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,594
Posted By MissouriFree
VA does not bill Medicare on any of its plans. ...

VA does not bill Medicare on any of its plans.

Here is some info on additional insurance for vets.

Hope it helps
...
Forum: Arts & Crafts 09-29-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By MissouriFree
The fiddler

Enjoy !

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=r29e99H14CI&t=552s
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 09-18-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By MissouriFree
No many but more tha last year. Them and doves...

No many but more tha last year. Them and doves seem to be the only ones that look at you in the window. What’s wrong with a good ole 22.? I’ll take a shot at them - never hit up - they’re to alert....
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 07-11-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By MissouriFree
I use 22 shorts . In a 1935 Winchester model 67. ...

I use 22 shorts . In a 1935 Winchester model 67. Moms first anniversary present to dad. It’s very very quiet and has an effective range of 100 yards or so. Of course it is still dangerous at...
Forum: Frugal Living 06-03-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,594
Posted By MissouriFree
Not sure about rest of country but in Missouri ...

Not sure about rest of country but in Missouri home deport only gives disabled vets discount at all times. Only on Veterans Day and Memorial Day do they the give it to all vets. The have printed...
Forum: Financial 04-18-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By MissouriFree
New tax withholding calculator

This may be of value to some. No reason to let fedgov use your https://www.irs.gov/individuals/irs-withholding-calculator
Forum: History 04-16-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,144
Posted By MissouriFree
kodachrome

yesterday was the birthday of the film that changed photography- kodachrome.

18 Pictures From History In Extraordinary Color - BuzzFeed News
https://apple.news/AOiMpSpmRQ3qY6n-3nkvYvA
Forum: Conversations 04-09-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By MissouriFree
what are you listening to ?

i'm having lunch while the burn pile cool enough to stir it up and listening to
I'm Comin Home - Clifton Chenier (Live 1973)

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=klZNjyn3aYM


what about you .
Forum: Conversations 03-07-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By MissouriFree
DSLR- Real great quality in the used ones cause...

DSLR- Real great quality in the used ones cause so many people have to have the latest and greatest with a zillion megapixels and don't even understand the rest like sensor size etc. Maximum ...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 03-06-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By MissouriFree
Yes guns “can” be recalled - voluntarily and by...

Yes guns “can” be recalled - voluntarily and by responsible manufacturers. But they are not subject to consumer protections laws like other products are which can be directed to have recalls.
...
Forum: Conversations 03-03-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By MissouriFree
I use film camera(s) only develop my own , then...

I use film camera(s) only develop my own , then scan and pick out which ones to actually print . I’d really like to do my own printing from negatives but have no room for real dark room.
Forum: Conversations 03-01-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By MissouriFree
Remember The age of one.

I can remember that . The above is from a 35mm film photography blog ( yeah I still only use film). I thought you might enjoy.
...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 02-28-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By MissouriFree
Exclamation Heads up to Taurus owners ,,

If you own a Taurus pistol you better read this .

How Defective Guns Became the Only Product That Canít Be Recalled - Bloomberg Businessweek
https://apple.news/Ai9EwGdYrQoGhImozHXzRwA
Forum: Conversations 02-27-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By MissouriFree
We watched the opening ceremony which was pretty...

We watched the opening ceremony which was pretty great and then basically nothing after that. Snow boarding? Big air ? To much X games type stuff,
Forum: Conversations 02-26-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By MissouriFree
America has hosted 8 olympics more than any other...

America has hosted 8 olympics more than any other country

http://www.topendsports.com/events/summer/hosts/list-countries.htm
Forum: Conversations 02-14-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,599
Posted By MissouriFree
Man 30 cords.. that's a lot of trees. How many...

Man 30 cords.. that's a lot of trees. How many acres your owe to cut on .?
Forum: Energy 02-13-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,066
Posted By MissouriFree
The old bulbs never stopped being available here....

The old bulbs never stopped being available here. We've been using them all along and have only recently went to leds but just in those area that are on a lot of hours each day. Top of the that the...
Forum: Conversations 02-03-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,599
Posted By MissouriFree
We've had a 2014 grand Cherokee since new and...

We've had a 2014 grand Cherokee since new and really like it. We got the 5.4 hemi engine.lots of fancy stuff on it we don't use too. But it was the size we wanted. Looked at chevy and Gmc SUV and...
Forum: Financial 02-02-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,327
Posted By MissouriFree
Bitcoin update.

Over $100 billion wiped off global cryptocurrency market in 24 hours - CNBC
https://apple.news/AQn0rD8ijRqG0NrF9dIr1Fw
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 02-02-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 72,717
Posted By MissouriFree
Grant new bio by Ron Chernow. A man borne to lead.

Grant new bio by Ron Chernow. A man borne to lead.
Forum: Financial 01-28-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,327
Posted By MissouriFree
Great place to launder money.

Great place to launder money.
Forum: Financial 01-25-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By MissouriFree
From the link you provided. You should read what...

From the link you provided. You should read what you post.
Forum: Conversations 01-23-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
Good luck with you hickory bats from 5/6 inch...

Good luck with you hickory bats from 5/6 inch trees .
Forum: Conversations 01-23-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
Doesn't matter whether it's myth or not - it's...

Doesn't matter whether it's myth or not - it's what the players believe and what they are buying. You're right but the hitter wants the ability to wait as long as he can before swinging and still...
Forum: Financial 01-22-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By MissouriFree
You mean these ! ...

You mean these !

https://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/femacoffins.asp
Forum: Conversations 01-22-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
Reason you don't see many is that hickory has...

Reason you don't see many is that hickory has fallen out of favor for bats due to weight compared to ash and now maple. Bat speed is what counts.

And you probably need at least a 10 -12 inch tree...
Forum: Hands-on 01-22-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By MissouriFree
Tim said I agree . The every time...

Tim said



I agree . The every time before I go to cut I completely clean the saw- bar grove. Oil hole , engine cooling vanes and around sprocket and especially inside and the air screen....
Forum: Hands-on 01-21-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By MissouriFree
Donít know really but often I go well beyond half...

Donít know really but often I go well beyond half of the tooth. My wood is all oak and hickory.
Forum: History 01-20-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,911
Posted By MissouriFree
Caught Mapping

A short piece thought some might enjoy.

Vintage Video Explains How Road Maps Were Made in 1940 - National Geographic
https://apple.news/A_1iAjBSyTzSPcZ8R4fF-yA
Forum: Conversations 01-17-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
-6 F here this morning but hey I got nothing to...

-6 F here this morning but hey I got nothing to complain about





https://www.yahoo.com/news/big-freeze-russias-yakutia-sees-near-record-cold-131009936.html
Forum: Conversations 01-09-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
Speaking of taking sides !! But seriously the...

Speaking of taking sides !! But seriously the sides of the issue have nothing to do with political,persuasion . Else why the world view and not just the americAn liberal or conservative .

But you...
Forum: Conversations 01-08-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
I got out of army on 1975 and after a time went...

I got out of army on 1975 and after a time went back to school in 1978. We had 33 straight days below freezing and lots of snow. I graduated in 1980. Dad pass that fall and mom spent holidays with...
Forum: Conversations 01-08-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
Just fun You can calculate btu's needed to...

Just fun
You can calculate btu's needed to raise temp in a house.

http://www.calculator.net/btu-calculator.html

And here is the BTUs/ cord ratings green or dry per wood variety/species.

...
Forum: Conversations 01-04-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
Like wise here up to 23 today. Suppose to be 4...

Like wise here up to 23 today. Suppose to be 4 tonight but on Sunday maybe all the way to 40. But with mix sleet snow rain in that order during the day.


Walking out to feed the OWB. It was a...
Forum: Conversations 01-02-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,481
Posted By MissouriFree
Certainly not cold by you guys stands but here in...

Certainly not cold by you guys stands but here in middle souther Missouri ozarks. -6f guess that is around -20 c) is cold . Been below freezing here for last 10 days. Forecast is we get to 35...
Forum: History 01-02-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 978
Posted By MissouriFree
Chuck Taylor All Stars

If there are any out there old enough to remember thier playing days in the 60's , there was only Chuck Taylor All Stars. In my day in junior college ball we were given one free pair each year . ...
Forum: Conversations 12-26-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,366
Posted By MissouriFree
I watched them all. You've come far pilgrim . ...

I watched them all. You've come far pilgrim .

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bLbLsjRVm9Y
Forum: Conversations 12-19-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,159
Posted By MissouriFree
A full service life.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Llb6DibQZKY

Like he said we’re just moving to fast.
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 12-17-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,962
Posted By MissouriFree
"Swamp king saved"

Giant 'Swamp King' Fish Rescued From Flood - National Geographic
https://apple.news/AyeNCk3pgRhGIHDuGVUCFtg
Forum: Financial 11-30-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,156
Posted By MissouriFree
In town today. Down 10 cents to 2.29-9.

In town today. Down 10 cents to 2.29-9.
Forum: Financial 11-29-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,156
Posted By MissouriFree
We've stayed at 2.39-9/gal for the last 3 weeks...

We've stayed at 2.39-9/gal for the last 3 weeks or so- no change.
Forum: Conversations 11-18-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,671
Posted By MissouriFree
Fired up the outside water boiler for heat today....

Fired up the outside water boiler for heat today. Had been on heat pump due to medical lifting restrictions. Back to normal finally . Will probably go back to cutting hickory and oak next week . ...
Forum: Hunting/Fishing/Trapping 11-15-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,435
Posted By MissouriFree
Got any extra PVC pipe ? Go fishing

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3n8B79bOJUc
Forum: Conversations 11-04-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,671
Posted By MissouriFree
That TIME of the year again....

To switch the clocks back an hour to real time.

I remember as a kid on the southern Illinois farm Dad drove an hour each way to his job as a carpenter and needed the extra hour of daylight to do...
Forum: Conversations 10-29-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,917
Posted By MissouriFree
In our town that gas station is run by MFA and...

In our town that gas station is run by MFA and has a small shop ( lottery tickets smokes booze and snacks ) - 4 tables and restaurant fir lunch and breakfast only but it is more working age...
Forum: Conversations 10-29-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,917
Posted By MissouriFree
If you got em. Go to Macdonald or BK at 7-8 in...

If you got em. Go to Macdonald or BK at 7-8 in morning. You probably strike up conversation with one of folks that come everyday. Senior coffee is cheap and refills are free and people are friendly.
Forum: Health 10-02-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,220
Posted By MissouriFree
My missus says use Blue EMU

My missus says use Blue EMU
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 09-22-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,124
Posted By MissouriFree
Silent Witness

ó Charles Hayward, The Woodworker magazine, 1936
Forum: Conversations 09-21-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,454
Posted By MissouriFree
Fall blew into middle Missouri with a south wind-...

Fall blew into middle Missouri with a south wind- 93 degrees and 60% humidity- and no appreciable rain in a long long time .
Forum: Energy 09-12-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,568
Posted By MissouriFree
Either hot air or hot water have to circulate -...

Either hot air or hot water have to circulate - a fan or a pump.
Just a matter of preference but I prefer to have the flames - chimney - creosote outside my house.
Forum: Energy 09-11-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,568
Posted By MissouriFree
Doc The circulating pumps, and inside...

Doc

The circulating pumps, and inside thermostats/ relay for my zones and the fan use such a small amount - a small portable generator is the way to go. Only other power I used is the well pump...
Forum: Conversations 09-05-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,519
Posted By MissouriFree
Cat 5. This morning

Cat 5. This morning
Forum: Conversations 09-05-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,519
Posted By MissouriFree
Irma is now a CAT 4 and all Florida has declared...

Irma is now a CAT 4 and all Florida has declared state of emergency.

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at1+shtml/030008.shtml?tswind120#contents
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-05-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,951
Posted By MissouriFree
24 % of American refineries were off line for a...

24 % of American refineries were off line for a week or so , they started coming back on line on Saturday . Ships were lined up waiting to off load crude .

Prices in town went 20 cents to $2.39-9...
Forum: Hands-On How-To 08-30-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,208
Posted By MissouriFree
The endanger crafts list

Thought some of you might enjoy this comprehensive list of endangered craft/skill.

Very detailed with great links if you want to learn more about any particular skill.
...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 08-01-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,761
Posted By MissouriFree
Armslist

Does anyone have any experience selling via Armslist ?
Forum: Knives/Bow & Arrow 08-01-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,949
Posted By MissouriFree
I've had a Becker bk9 for a number of years. It's...

I've had a Becker bk9 for a number of years. It's a great knife. The sheath is not great. Mine now resides in a leather one I made. . Becker is a great company. I lost the nut from one of the handle...
Forum: Plants 07-28-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,585
Posted By MissouriFree
Opening day means start of Major League Baseball...

Opening day means start of Major League Baseball season.
Forum: Jobs/Business/Investing 07-27-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,029
Posted By MissouriFree
$4.5 billion a year cost .you might find this...

$4.5 billion a year cost .you might find this interesting.

http://corrdefense.nace.org/corrdefense_spring_2013/top_story1_Robertson.asp
Forum: Jobs/Business/Investing 07-26-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,029
Posted By MissouriFree
Certainly not one but about a hundred years ago I...

Certainly not one but about a hundred years ago I went to the AFIT ( Air Force InStitute if Technolgy ) corrosion control for supervisors at wWrigt Pat AFB. We went super fast thru everything from...
Forum: Conversations 07-25-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,999
Posted By MissouriFree
Yes they went but there were no jobs anywhere,...

Yes they went but there were no jobs anywhere, read the greatest American novel - the grapes of wrath. Different than today- the jobs in the fields are still there but the only people taking them are...
Forum: Conversations 07-24-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,999
Posted By MissouriFree
Struggles of rural America 30's

Just to post something beside the daily weather report I thought some might find this article interesting. It highlights the photographers of the the. FSA in the 30's.

Meet 10 Depression-Era...
Forum: Tractors 07-07-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,693
Posted By MissouriFree
Tim, Before I started school ( guess it was...

Tim,
Before I started school ( guess it was around 1949'or 50) . We moved from one farm to another. From Dad's side of family home place to Mom's. Sides Home place. That move was first memory I...
Forum: Conversations 07-04-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,305
Posted By MissouriFree
Normal Missouri weather to report --- hot and...

Normal Missouri weather to report --- hot and humid--- the clay and rocks are cracking .
Forum: Tractors 07-02-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,693
Posted By MissouriFree
1. An 8N 2. A wood box wheat drill I rode and...

1. An 8N
2. A wood box wheat drill I rode and worked while dad drive the ford
3. A dump rake once again that had a foot release to dump. We made rows for uncle Williards square bailer.
4. A corn...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 07-01-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 62,733
Posted By MissouriFree
Jjr is right it sucks but can you order mail...

Jjr is right it sucks but can you order mail order if it is shipped to a FFL and you pick it up there ?
Forum: Financial 06-29-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,156
Posted By MissouriFree
Our gas is 1.99-9 and eggs at aldi been 30 cents...

Our gas is 1.99-9 and eggs at aldi been 30 cents for more than a month . Amazing

Of course 30 cents in 2017 dollars would have been only 13 cents in 1985 and 1.20 in 1985 dollars is 2.73 in...
Forum: Conversations 06-29-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,790
Posted By MissouriFree
Doc, In another time I was on mountain tops on...

Doc,
In another time I was on mountain tops on souther arizona( Gila bend, Phoenix) doing surveys for radar sites .. at 115. Hot is hot --dry wet or in between
Forum: Conversations 06-24-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,790
Posted By MissouriFree
Arizona is how hot ?.

It's So Hot In Arizona Right Now That Everything Is Literally Melting - BuzzFeed
https://apple.news/A5H2XwX0NTgujRbanyfe0fQ
Forum: Conversations 06-22-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,650
Posted By MissouriFree
It must be mid June, the Japanese beetles have...

It must be mid June, the Japanese beetles have arrived in full force.
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 06-19-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 72,717
Posted By MissouriFree
Reading The Plant Hunters: Two hundred years of...

Reading The Plant Hunters: Two hundred years of adventure and discovery around the world. by Toby Mushrave +.

Started with Sir Joesph Banks who was with Capt James Cook ( it was his 3rd voyage...
Forum: Woodworking/Metalcraft/Tanning/Leathercraft 06-18-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,727
Posted By MissouriFree
Shellac

If any of you use shellac I thought you might find this video interesting :

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lQcQ0yuekZ0

Ps the site shellacfinishes.Com has a lot of other useful info on how to...
Forum: Conversations 06-15-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,699
Posted By MissouriFree
Code of Ethics

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3XKuqFG_2So
Forum: Homesteading 06-08-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,140
Posted By MissouriFree
Same kind tub I took baths on 65 years ago. Once...

Same kind tub I took baths on 65 years ago. Once again. Congrats from phelps county woods
Forum: Conversations 06-07-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,048
Posted By MissouriFree
I don't know what you would call it.. but today...

I don't know what you would call it.. but today philosophy is all about my side your side, my team your team. I true believe the political arena has done this to us. My team your team that's all...
Forum: Homesteading 06-06-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,140
Posted By MissouriFree
Beautiful country .. congratulations. Mofree

Beautiful country .. congratulations.

Mofree
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 06-05-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,972
Posted By MissouriFree
Afraid you might me right. Keeps you young....

Afraid you might me right.

Keeps you young.



Ain't that the truth. They all have personalities if you are lucky enough to have time to watch.
Bluebirds . They are pretty noisy birds. I...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 06-03-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,972
Posted By MissouriFree
Just sitting here cooling off from weedeating the...

Just sitting here cooling off from weedeating the inside of ponddam. There is a group of 10 Cow birds prancing around. I think they are the males. acting stupid for some lady near by.

Above...
Forum: Conversations 06-01-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,846
Posted By MissouriFree
Something must be up with chickens - eggs have...

Something must be up with chickens - eggs have been 30 cents a dozen for long time at Aldi's.
Forum: Tractors 05-29-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,754
Posted By MissouriFree
We have not heard back but unless engine is...

We have not heard back but unless engine is stopping completely I agree with hunter. . While our safety interlocks are different the one they do is act pretty quick . I would lean to belt or idler...
Forum: Tractors 05-29-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,754
Posted By MissouriFree
Not true Sears/ craftsman pro lawn tractors...

Not true
Sears/ craftsman pro lawn tractors are made by by MTD ( Modern Tool And Die founded and based in cleveland). Their regular lawn mowers and tractors are made by jusquevarns on South...
Forum: Tractors 05-28-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,754
Posted By MissouriFree
Arrow Same here. Btw my seAt interlock shuts off...

Same here.

Btw my seAt interlock shuts off engine - JD maybe different
Forum: Tractors 05-28-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,754
Posted By MissouriFree
Maybe I misunderstood .. you say the blades stop...

Maybe I misunderstood .. you say the blades stop turning . Is the engine still running fine and just the blades not of is the engine stopping ...??
Forum: Tractors 05-27-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,754
Posted By MissouriFree
I have a craftsman and occasional have a drive...

I have a craftsman and occasional have a drive belt ( not the one driving tgf cutting blade - the one driving the tractor) . Slip off the idler pulley. Tractor just won't go even with engine...
Forum: Philosophy 05-25-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,832
Posted By MissouriFree
Make me glad to live in Missouri country.. none ...

Make me glad to live in Missouri country.. none of that garbage here on your own property as long as you got three acres or more and what ever you build is is 10 feet from property line..
Forum: Health 05-17-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,749
Posted By MissouriFree
Doc Before I retired from fedgov I worked in...

Doc
Before I retired from fedgov I worked in New Jersey and deer tick where lymes were near epidemic there. We were told at that time they the tick needed to stay attached 24 hours to transfer...
Forum: Links 05-10-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,695
Posted By MissouriFree
I went one roomers thru 5th grade. In fact...

I went one roomers thru 5th grade. In fact first grade we only had 5 kids - me in first, two girls in 6th and two in 8th. Mt Summit closed after that and I went Ebenezer where it was 1-6with about...
Forum: Links 05-10-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,695
Posted By MissouriFree
Great link Doc , thanks. My earliest memories are...

Great link Doc , thanks. My earliest memories are of one room school houses , farming , church picnics in Southern Illinois hill farm country. We had electricity and frig but no freezer. Rented a...
Forum: Conversations 05-05-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,846
Posted By MissouriFree
Rained stop early yesterday afternoon. Beautiful...

Rained stop early yesterday afternoon. Beautiful sunny day now and suppose to be great for next 4-5 days. Interstate 44 back open yesterday but Missouri River hasn't crested yet. Lots of back road...
Forum: Conversations 05-02-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,846
Posted By MissouriFree
Hasn't rained for two days now. More coming...

Hasn't rained for two days now. More coming tonight and next two days. 2-3 inches. Interstate 44 still closed now in two place. With ground already saturated the new rain will all be runoff - more...
Forum: Conversations 04-30-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,535
Posted By MissouriFree
I always heard that when you see two warm weather...

I always heard that when you see two warm weather is here to stay .
Forum: Conversations 04-30-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,535
Posted By MissouriFree
Still raining . It has been for last two days non...

Still raining . It has been for last two days non stop. . My gauge goes to 5 - I have emptied once and now back up to 1 inch. Looks to end this afternoon.

It stopped.
Totaled 6.75 in last 54...
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