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Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 07-31-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 352
Posted By Tinker
We may never know....:confused:

We may never know....:confused:
Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 07-30-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 352
Posted By Tinker
This is truly weird... Wix has an oil analysis...

This is truly weird... Wix has an oil analysis kit available at auto parts stores, around 20-25 bucks, may be worth it for the peace of mind.
Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 07-29-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 352
Posted By Tinker
Is it water infiltration? Water makes a...

Is it water infiltration? Water makes a yellowish emulsion like a milkshake, almost instantly. Motor would not last thousands of miles, probably not even fifty miles without bearings grinding to a...
Forum: Conversations 04-14-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Tinker
This is an older tune, you can click on the play...

This is an older tune, you can click on the play button if you wish:


http://johnderbyshire.com/Readings/lifegetsteejus.html

Best Wishes...
Forum: Self-reliance 10-18-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,278
Posted By Tinker
Greetings...trackofthewolf.com has some...

Greetings...trackofthewolf.com has some selections.
Forum: Tractors 07-02-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,409
Posted By Tinker
Gravely tractor. Bush hog and rotary plow. ...

Gravely tractor. Bush hog and rotary plow.

Still got one.
Forum: Conversations 04-02-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,713
Posted By Tinker
I have missed your postings, glad you're back.

I have missed your postings, glad you're back.
Forum: Food 04-02-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,676
Posted By Tinker
OK, my two cents... I know this is about...

OK, my two cents...

I know this is about food and the kitchen but I will tell you about my kitchen and also the hot water for the kitchen and the rest of the house.

I have converted my house --...
Forum: Food 01-10-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,122
Posted By Tinker
I wonder about loading up some of those round...

I wonder about loading up some of those round balls of salt in a shotgun shell or black powder smoothbore? :sarcastic:

Anybody here done that?

Tinker
Forum: Tractors 06-09-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,057
Posted By Tinker
I made a pre-emptive mowing at the last of April...

I made a pre-emptive mowing at the last of April with my brush hog, so as to have the tractor available for the wood chipper. (1956 Ford 860)

It has been raining ever since!

Although the...
Forum: Conversations 05-27-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,236
Posted By Tinker
I just re-upped my subscription, good info, good...

I just re-upped my subscription, good info, good people.
Forum: Conversations 05-27-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,608
Posted By Tinker
Rain, Skeeters and an Alligator!

It hasn't quit raining in about a month now. Slightly North of me they got 16 inches of rain overnight. Not much outdoor stuff I can do without rutting the place up too badly. Oh, yeah... ...
Forum: Conversations 04-23-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,943
Posted By Tinker
Please Refrain!

Greetings,

Not to be overly dramatic, but if the seller has no current title in their name, in Texas where I am, I could not consider the seller to be the owner, no matter what.

Ask the seller...
Forum: Conversations 04-19-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,079
Posted By Tinker
Greetings, I stand corrected, it was only 15...

Greetings,

I stand corrected, it was only 15 to 16 inches of rain. Not raining now.

Funeral out-of-town tomorrow, got the day off from the plant.

Store had DAK ham reduced to $2.99 so I got...
Forum: Conversations 04-18-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,079
Posted By Tinker
Greetings, Just got 18" (yes, eighteen!)...

Greetings,

Just got 18" (yes, eighteen!) inches of rain in my area.

Power was out when I got back from the plant but came on a few minutes ago.

They sent us home due to street flooding.
...
Forum: Conversations 04-16-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,356
Posted By Tinker
Woo Hoo! Happy for you! Best Wishes, ...

Woo Hoo!

Happy for you!

Best Wishes,
Tinker
Forum: Conversations 04-16-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,079
Posted By Tinker
Greetings, gentle readers, It's 76 now and...

Greetings, gentle readers,

It's 76 now and rain coming the next few days.

It took the better part of a day to assemble a wood chipper to run from my Ford 860 tractor.

If the weather holds...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 04-16-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,287
Posted By Tinker
It is even possible to make an AK out of a...

It is even possible to make an AK out of a shovel! (No link, but it is out there.)

Or make your own at home from a parts kit, unregistered, just don't try to sell it.

Tinker
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 04-16-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,234
Posted By Tinker
Greetings, I normally decline to post, but I...

Greetings,

I normally decline to post, but I have experience with some of what you ask.

I prefer and almost exclusively use the stamped steel 30-round magazines from the "commie-bloc" in my...
Forum: Self-reliance 01-14-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,313
Posted By Tinker
Glossary

Greetings,

Here is a glossary of the terms:

http://survivalblog.com/glossary/

Stay warm, y'all!
Forum: Frugal Living 01-07-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,132
Posted By Tinker
This house was built in 1939. No thermostat...

This house was built in 1939.

No thermostat here, only a wall thermometer. If it is less than 50F I will light a fire in my Earth Stove for heat and also cook on it up to about 60F. Warmer than...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-05-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,735
Posted By Tinker
I have one that is round on the bottom and it...

I have one that is round on the bottom and it still works well for crawfish boils and soups and stews, without the lid for pressure, though.

Can't get rid of it 'cause I am a tightwad and it...
Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 01-05-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,218
Posted By Tinker
I have to be able to fix it myself, so... ...

I have to be able to fix it myself, so...

1979 Chevy P/U Stepside, some hillbilly put a 5-Liter Formula bent eight in place of the straight six, it's not a 350. Makes a good farm truck, goes to...
Forum: Homesteading 03-29-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,343
Posted By Tinker
Yesterday, I picked up 40 lbs. of chicken breasts...

Yesterday, I picked up 40 lbs. of chicken breasts from Zaycon. They delivered less than 5 miles from my location. At the last minute they changed the pickup time to 7:30 A.M., but I had taken the...
Forum: Homesteading 03-14-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,343
Posted By Tinker
Both of my trucks are now safety inspected. They...

Both of my trucks are now safety inspected. They are emissions exempt by age, through my choosing.

Got another 2.5 Gallons of kerosene, 5 more and I'll be satisfied, I guess, until I use some,...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 03-03-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,305
Posted By Tinker
I am fortunate, in a way, that there are many...

I am fortunate, in a way, that there are many Hispanic themed stores in my area. There are always canning jars at "La Tienda", the store. From $9.49 to $12.49 for pints and quarts, small- or...
Forum: Energy 02-20-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,274
Posted By Tinker
Perfect! Become one with the system. I hope I...

Perfect! Become one with the system. I hope I did not bore you too much, sometimes I tend to be long-winded.


Tinker
Forum: Energy 02-18-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,274
Posted By Tinker
This is great! These are the voltages that...

This is great! These are the voltages that would indicate the "E" through "F" on the "gas gauge" . And it's only within about a Volt in range.

Please keep in mind, original poster, that if you...
Forum: Energy 02-17-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,274
Posted By Tinker
I will try to point you in the direction until...

I will try to point you in the direction until somebody else chimes in.

The term AH stands for ampere-hour, an 80 AH battery can, in principle, deliver 80 amps for one hour, 1 amp for 80 hours,...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-16-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,063
Posted By Tinker
barter

I am going to try my hand at growing tobacco. My Mother grew some and it turned out well for being poor stock, I have remedied that, but I do not have her skills, only memories.

Tinker
Forum: Homesteading 02-16-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,120
Posted By Tinker
Very good story. "Also, when a pig wakes up,...

Very good story.

"Also, when a pig wakes up, he will almost always walk a few paces then crap."

Perhaps I am related to the pig. :sarcastic:


Tinker
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 02-15-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,567
Posted By Tinker
Thank you, Doninalaska, Perhaps we should...

Thank you, Doninalaska,

Perhaps we should all be more aware, let's think of it as the proverbial canary.


Tinker
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 02-15-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,567
Posted By Tinker
10-4, and then we could always switch to black...

10-4, and then we could always switch to black powder, hehe.


Tinker
Forum: Homesteading 02-14-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,120
Posted By Tinker
I would be very interested in your attempt to...

I would be very interested in your attempt to reclaim the washing soda. A side thought came to me that if it is so efficient in absorbing moisture, could we not consider it a widely available...
Forum: Homesteading 02-14-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,120
Posted By Tinker
Oh, thank you for the nice thought, wildturnip. ...

Oh, thank you for the nice thought, wildturnip.

It is not dire, it is just nagging at me. I am running on a spare tank, it went for ten months last time, I don't use it for heat, I burn wood...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 02-14-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,567
Posted By Tinker
Just a thought, if I may... As to the...

Just a thought, if I may...

As to the bareness of shelves in my vicinity and of others, and the feelings that I had when viewing such, I tried to imagine what would be if instead of ammunition we...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 02-13-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,676
Posted By Tinker
My homestead is not yet fully developed, and a...

My homestead is not yet fully developed, and a local job limits my days, but I consider myself lucky to have a job. So I work on the most pressing issues as they occur, putting out fires, if you...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 02-13-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,676
Posted By Tinker
I lament that in another time three or more...

I lament that in another time three or more generations would make a go of the land concurrently. That would not seem to be the fashion today.

I am still developing the place, as I can. More...
Forum: Homesteading 02-12-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,120
Posted By Tinker
Doing Alright

February...

Fixing the roof on free weekends, planted some garlic and helping #1 son to bootstrap a Dodge truck when our schedules allow. I'm lucky to work during the week so the homestead...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 02-12-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,676
Posted By Tinker
Hello from Zone 9a

Greetings, Salutations and All That Rot...

I've been lurking for about two years or so, thought that I should join up and they approved me!

I'm baching it on three acres free and clear, well,...
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