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Forum: Conversations 12-10-2018, 09:23 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Sunny and normal for the weather so guess we...

Sunny and normal for the weather so guess we can't complain about that.

Don, if this is the weekend you're coming to Omaha for the wedding, the weatherman says 44 degrees for Sat. I'd like to take...
Forum: Conversations 12-10-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
It's been in the low 30s the last few days, with...

It's been in the low 30s the last few days, with mid to upper 30s expected this week. Best part is no more new snow.

I finally went out yesterday and scooped the snow off my back deck. It's not...
Forum: Conversations 12-08-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
Terri, hope the second one goes as smoothly as...

Terri, hope the second one goes as smoothly as the first one.
Forum: Conversations 12-07-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
No blizzards in the forecast, though there is a...

No blizzards in the forecast, though there is a slight chance of snow next Friday. Nothing being said yet on amounts, but they're acting like it's nothing to worry about.

Of course if you'd be...
Forum: Conversations 12-06-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
Don aside from the cold, which you'll see as...

Don aside from the cold, which you'll see as warm, you should be in good shape. Long range last night showed no moisture for the next week. By Wed or Thurs of next week we should be sitting in the...
Forum: Conversations 12-06-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
Well my mouse turned into a herd. Hadn't...

Well my mouse turned into a herd.

Hadn't seen a mouse all fall in my patio room, but after catching the one I saw another one. So the trap got loaded back up and within an hour I had number two....
Forum: Conversations 12-05-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
Tim must have kicked loose a Canadian high...

Tim must have kicked loose a Canadian high pressure system, and it's heading my way bringing cold temps. Not that it wasn't cold enough already. I like those Canadian systems in August and September,...
Forum: Conversations 12-04-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
Had to push the snow back a bit farther yesterday...

Had to push the snow back a bit farther yesterday afternoon. Was planning to do that Wed since it's suppose to be sunny and 30 that day, but the wind was blowing some snow back over the drive, so I...
Forum: Financial 12-03-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,128
Posted By hunter88
Gas has been steadily going down the last few...

Gas has been steadily going down the last few months. I remember around Labor Day gas was $2.79 a gallon. Last week I filled up at $2.11 a gallon. Actually got 20 cents a gallon off that through my...
Forum: Conversations 12-02-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
I hate wet heavy snow when the ground under it...

I hate wet heavy snow when the ground under it hasn't frozen yet, and it rained a lot.

Took my son in law and I about 2 hours working with two tractors to clean the drive enough to get out. As...
Forum: Conversations 12-02-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
Rain eventually turned into snow yesterday. About...

Rain eventually turned into snow yesterday. About 3 pm I went out to get the mail, plowed my way with the pickup. Drive had about 3" of wet snow and slush, heavy enough the pickup could handle it,...
Forum: Conversations 12-01-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By hunter88
December 2018

Well guess I have the honor of starting this month's thread.

Cold and rainy here today. I listened to the rain bouncing off my window all night last night thanks to a strong NE wind. I am so glad...
Forum: Conversations 11-30-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Don I hope you're doing ok up there. The thought...

Don I hope you're doing ok up there. The thought of picking up after an earthquake makes my upcoming snow storm seem like a minor irritation.
Forum: Conversations 11-30-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Cloudy with a cold rain and mist yesterday. This...

Cloudy with a cold rain and mist yesterday. This morning a freezing fog? Well it's foggy and they say it's cold enough for the fog to freeze on stuff it touches, but at 30 degrees when I got up this...
Forum: Conversations 11-29-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Sounds good Terri, glad things went well.

Sounds good Terri, glad things went well.
Forum: Conversations 11-29-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Looks like the end of Nov and the start of Dec...

Looks like the end of Nov and the start of Dec will be wet. Starting Friday there is a chance of rain turning to snow, and sticking around until Monday. As in real estate it's all about location,...
Forum: Conversations 11-26-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Thanks for the encouragement. I'll be...

Thanks for the encouragement.

I'll be thinking about you on Wed. My sister did that a year or so ago, she said she wished she wouldn't have waited so long to do it.
Forum: Conversations 11-26-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Well I guess it's time to settle in for winter....

Well I guess it's time to settle in for winter. After the storm the forecast for the next two weeks is 30s for highs and teens for lows.

I've had a project I've been saving for winter. For close...
Forum: Conversations 11-25-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Sure glad we didn't get much here. The wind has...

Sure glad we didn't get much here. The wind has really picked up over the last couple hours and that inch or so of snow has now turned into a 14" or 15" drift in front of my barn, and it's still...
Forum: Conversations 11-25-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Dodged a big one overnight. Terri it looks like...

Dodged a big one overnight. Terri it looks like that storm that is going to dump on you, just slid by to the south of me. The ground was white when I got up this morning, but I doubt there is an inch...
Forum: Conversations 11-22-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
That is true, but if I split while it's warm I...

That is true, but if I split while it's warm I sweat off some pounds. Well maybe ounces, I don't work real hard at splitting. :D
Forum: Conversations 11-21-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Odd job Wednesday. Man I wish I would have stayed...

Odd job Wednesday. Man I wish I would have stayed away from the grocery store, it was a mad house. Got in and out as quickly as possible.

Stopped by to see my sister this morning. Dropped off...
Forum: Homesteading 11-20-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By hunter88
Terri the thing is to keep them charged. Over the...

Terri the thing is to keep them charged. Over the winter a trickle charger can be left on a battery, but I've never really liked that idea.

Instead I use the type of charger used to charge boat...
Forum: Conversations 11-17-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Well after a couple days with temps in the mid to...

Well after a couple days with temps in the mid to upper 50s, a cold front came through last night. Today it looks like 20s for temps, and upper 20s to low 30w for winds.

Fortunately it appears...
Forum: Conversations 11-15-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Made it to the upper 50s today, which was a nice...

Made it to the upper 50s today, which was a nice change of pace. Decided to let the deer stand sit empty and headed to the lake with the boat. Couldn't find any agreeable fish, but then the water...
Forum: Conversations 11-12-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Figured out the problem with the blade on the...

Figured out the problem with the blade on the pickup. About a week or so ago the pickup wouldn't start. One of those deals where the posts get a film on them and the cables lose contact. Clean...
Forum: Conversations 11-11-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Glad to see I'm not the only one that had to go...

Glad to see I'm not the only one that had to go glove hunting.

In the 30s this afternoon with some sun, so I think I will sit in the deer stand this afternoon.

I have the tractor plugged in so...
Forum: Conversations 11-10-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Once I ventured out yesterday I found our couple...

Once I ventured out yesterday I found our couple inches of snow left us with some drifts a foot deep thanks to the wind. Put the blade on the pickup, but it seems to have an electrical problem. Have...
Forum: Conversations 11-09-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Yesterday's snow missed up, this morning it did...

Yesterday's snow missed up, this morning it did not. Didn't amount to much, maybe 1 to 2", but the wind blew hard enough at times I couldn't see 10 yards outside my window.

Sun is out now and the...
Forum: Conversations 11-06-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
I hate standing in line for anything. So a while...

I hate standing in line for anything. So a while back I decided it would be a lot easier to swing into my courthouse a week or two ahead of the elections and do my voting then.

Terri agree with...
Forum: Conversations 11-05-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Cold and rainy the last couple days. It seems so...

Cold and rainy the last couple days. It seems so much colder at 40 and rainy then 40 and dry.

Sun should be out the next two days, which should give me a chance to go cut up a tree I'd told a guy...
Forum: Conversations 11-04-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
Annie glad to see you stopping by. Miss our talks.

Annie glad to see you stopping by. Miss our talks.
Forum: Conversations 11-02-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By hunter88
0 degrees, won't be long and you'll be missing...

0 degrees, won't be long and you'll be missing those warm temps of Nebraska Kansas and Oklahoma. :D At least as far as the weather was concerned you should have had good weather while down this way....
Forum: Conversations 10-25-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Rain came back this morning, but it won’t amount...

Rain came back this morning, but it won’t amount to much. Thought it would be a good time to get the oil changed in my Jeep. Nice part is the dealer has free internet so I could bring my IPad and...
Forum: Conversations 10-23-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
The nice string of sunny weather continues, there...

The nice string of sunny weather continues, there is a chance for rain tomorrow, but after that it looks like back to sunshine. It actually made it up to 70 on Sunday which is the first day of above...
Forum: Conversations 10-18-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Lots of 60s and sunshine. I'd like a few more...

Lots of 60s and sunshine. I'd like a few more weeks of this.

Going to get some minnows to do a little crappie fishing tomorrow morning, and then I think I will bring the camper home from the lake....
Forum: Conversations 10-15-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
You'd think people would remember how to drive on...

You'd think people would remember how to drive on snow from one winter to the next, but I guess not.

First storm of the year always gets a bunch of them, probably why I stay home during bad...
Forum: Conversations 10-15-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Terri, can you freeze eggs that you might use for...

Terri, can you freeze eggs that you might use for baking?

I'm not sure how frozen eggs would be to use for scrambled eggs for breakfast, but could they be used for baking or other things in the...
Forum: Conversations 10-15-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
While I got my inch or two of snow, just to the...

While I got my inch or two of snow, just to the south of me a bit, in and around Omaha, they got between 3 and 5" of snow.

Problem was the trees still have their leaves so branches went down and...
Forum: Conversations 10-14-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Lucky you're not here today, started snowing...

Lucky you're not here today, started snowing earlier and at the present time the ground is white. Lots of soybeans still in the field after all the rain the last couple weeks. I'd think a couple...
Forum: Conversations 10-14-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Well Don it appears you'll have good weather...

Well Don it appears you'll have good weather while you're here. Upper 50s and low 60s, just a tad below normal, but sunny.

Be nice to get things dried out around here. I have one tree down near...
Forum: Conversations 10-13-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
The sun is shining today for the first time in a...

The sun is shining today for the first time in a long time. Should make it up to the low 60s today, almost normal. Unfortunately tomorrow should be in the upper 30s and snow, maybe an inch or two.
...
Forum: Conversations 10-11-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Got down to 34 last night. They were calling for...

Got down to 34 last night. They were calling for just below freezing so I went out yesterday afternoon and picked a bunch of rhubarb. I wanted to make sure I had some in the freezer for pies this...
Forum: Conversations 10-10-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Hopefully our weather here will get better before...

Hopefully our weather here will get better before you get here. Normal temps and sunshine would be a good start.
Forum: Conversations 10-09-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Wow, I thought I was getting a lot of rain, now I...

Wow, I thought I was getting a lot of rain, now I don't feel so bad.
Forum: Conversations 10-08-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Rained off and on all day yesterday and last...

Rained off and on all day yesterday and last night. Never did rain very hard so I doubt it amounted to too much so far. Today, tonight, tomorrow, and tomorrow night they are calling for heavier rain,...
Forum: Conversations 10-06-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
You kind of figure you're going to get some rain...

You kind of figure you're going to get some rain when the local NOAA office says Sunday 60%, Sunday night 90%, Monday 100%, Monday night 100%, Tuesday 100%, Tuesday night showers.
Forum: Conversations 10-04-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Well since it was nice and cool today I decided...

Well since it was nice and cool today I decided to cut up the two logs I put under cover the other day. I ended up having to set the splitter to vertical so I could split the cut pieces in half so I...
Forum: Conversations 10-04-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
There's always been a joke, only in Nebraska do...

There's always been a joke, only in Nebraska do you use the heat and the AC on the same day. Last night the cold front went through at 6 pm and I shut the AC off, at 10:30 when I went to bed I kicked...
Forum: Conversations 10-03-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
I told myself yesterday I wasn't going to do it,...

I told myself yesterday I wasn't going to do it, but when I got home around noon today, it was 91 degrees, so I turned the AC back on. I kept telling myself I could get by without the AC, but it was...
Forum: Conversations 10-01-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By hunter88
Weather has been weird and wet. Last few days the...

Weather has been weird and wet. Last few days the highs have been in the upper 40s or low 50s.

Plan on fishing in the morning and again it is suppose to be cloudy and in the 50s with a light...
Forum: Conversations 10-01-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Bought some new tires for my Jeep last month from...

Bought some new tires for my Jeep last month from my local mechanic. He asked if I was sure I wanted the tires I picked out, they didn't have a very aggressive tread, and he knew what the roads where...
Forum: Conversations 09-30-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Well wet again today, and it appears tomorrow...

Well wet again today, and it appears tomorrow will be the same. Plus late next week more of the same. So I decided I better get my logs under cover so I can cut them up. I have four logs total to...
Forum: Conversations 09-29-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Yeah it would be easier to move the logs, and I'd...

Yeah it would be easier to move the logs, and I'd put the set of forks on the JD 3020 so I could do that. But if I knew I'd have a string of dry weather I could cut them where they are, and then...
Forum: Conversations 09-29-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Cool and damp the last couple days. Yesterday...

Cool and damp the last couple days. Yesterday made it to the low 50s, but with clouds and light rain that was it. Finally had to turn the electric baseboard heaters on in the house. With overnight...
Forum: Conversations 09-26-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Some heavy rain this morning, but things blew...

Some heavy rain this morning, but things blew through rather quickly. Never did get very warm today with the clouds and rain, so now that it's clearing up it should get down to low 50s or upper 40s....
Forum: Conversations 09-24-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Days are getting shorter, have to back up the...

Days are getting shorter, have to back up the normal meeting time to start fishing in the morning. Was 42 the other morning so it won't be long now before I have to start thinking of lighting the...
Forum: Conversations 09-19-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Hard to keep up with the weather. Yesterday...

Hard to keep up with the weather.

Yesterday morning I was fishing, almost no wind and before 9 am it was already too hot and humid. By 10:30 a stationary front moved far enough south a north wind...
Forum: Conversations 09-16-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Ok guys, this is a little too early to be talking...

Ok guys, this is a little too early to be talking snow and freezing temps.

Well for some of us anyway. :D

92 yesterday, about 15 degrees above normal, but at least night time temps aren't bad...
Forum: Conversations 09-14-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Hauled home load two of oak firewood yesterday....

Hauled home load two of oak firewood yesterday. Found out they left some more wood behind a garage they were working around. So I still need to go down one more time. This time around all that is...
Forum: Conversations 09-12-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
So much for not thinking about firewood since...

So much for not thinking about firewood since it's hot again. My sister called and the tree people she hired were there today working on the big oak tree by the drive, taking off the branches. So I...
Forum: Conversations 09-12-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
The heat is going to make a return. Thought the...

The heat is going to make a return. Thought the AC days were done for this year, but some 90 degree days are coming so I may have to run the AC yet. Not sure if the east coast hurricane has the...
Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 09-11-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By hunter88
This probably won't help, but when you said Jeep...

This probably won't help, but when you said Jeep it made me think.

Many years ago I had a Jeep with engine problems. Back then I was told the aluminum block allowed anti freeze to get in the oil....
Forum: Conversations 09-10-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
If in Omaha and have the time hit the zoo, it is...

If in Omaha and have the time hit the zoo, it is one of the best in the country.
Forum: Conversations 09-09-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Well I bought firewood today. Have never bought...

Well I bought firewood today. Have never bought firewood but decided some hardwood would mean a lot less wood needed if burning soft cottonwood and soft maple all winter, which is what I have access...
Forum: Conversations 09-09-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
October weather is usually pretty good in...

October weather is usually pretty good in Nebraska. We have had to cancel Halloween a time or two over snow storms, but that was before global warming, so you shouldn't have to worry now. ;)
Forum: Conversations 09-08-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Sun is out and it looks like we'll have a chance...

Sun is out and it looks like we'll have a chance to dry out some. Some soybeans are starting to yellow a bit, and some corn is starting to brown, so fall is coming fast. Going to have to start on...
Forum: Conversations 09-05-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Well it seems the rain will let up for a day or...

Well it seems the rain will let up for a day or so. Still a 20% chance this afternoon, but at least a break before another decent chance on Friday.

Bucket on my back deck has 5" of rain in it from...
Forum: Conversations 09-04-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Had a little off and on rain yesterday, then...

Had a little off and on rain yesterday, then about 9 last night it started raining lightly but steady, and kept it up all night. Weatherman last night said 80% chance today, so it looks like some...
Forum: Conversations 09-02-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By hunter88
Lots of rain last night, and enough lightning...

Lots of rain last night, and enough lightning Nebraska never got a chance to play their football game. After a 3 hour delay it was clear there would probably be lightning in the area for many more...
Forum: Conversations 08-31-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Looks like we're in for some rainy weather the...

Looks like we're in for some rainy weather the next few days. Today looks dry, but starting tomorrow there will be at least a 50% chance of rain every day for the next 4 or 5 days. One local station...
Forum: Conversations 08-30-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Well, the boat worked great, but the fish didn't...

Well, the boat worked great, but the fish didn't cooperate. It is that time of year when fishing gets tough, just too much live bait swimming around the lake for them to take a lure.

We did pick...
Forum: Conversations 08-29-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Got my boat back and ready to hit the lake this...

Got my boat back and ready to hit the lake this morning to do some fishing.

Took it in to get the carb cleaned, it was thought the float was sticking. But when I picked it up yesterday he said it...
Forum: Conversations 08-28-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
From the local paper, a little about my friend. ...

From the local paper, a little about my friend.

https://fremonttribune.com/news/area-residents-remember-chuck-folsom/article_ecf22b77-57bf-5ea6-a9de-2a29049b1e39.html#tracking-source=home-top-story
Forum: Conversations 08-26-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
In the late 70s I spent a few years in Arkansas...

In the late 70s I spent a few years in Arkansas and managed an apple orchard. I always enjoyed the fall and making cider. We started with just a small homemade press, and then moved up to a big...
Forum: Conversations 08-25-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
They found Chuck about 1 mile downstream from...

They found Chuck about 1 mile downstream from where they found his car. It appears he went into the water filled ditch and couldn't get out so he tried taking the ditch to the river looking for an...
Forum: Conversations 08-24-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
After a few nice cool days, it looks like we're...

After a few nice cool days, it looks like we're headed back for the heat again. It's been nice having the AC off and the windows open, but low 90s this weekend will mean the AC is going back on.
...
Forum: Energy 08-23-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
In my case I wouldn't gain much. The batteries...

In my case I wouldn't gain much. The batteries and inverter are all outside the camper, so shutting off the inverter or flipping a switch between batteries and inverter would still mean going outside.
Forum: Conversations 08-22-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
I don't think so. I saw him about a month ago and...

I don't think so. I saw him about a month ago and we talked for a bit. I asked him what he was doing and he said just getting everything in order and getting ready to die.

I didn't think too much...
Forum: Conversations 08-22-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Odd happenings today. I've talked about the...

Odd happenings today.

I've talked about the guy that owned the ground where we hunted, and him selling it to someone else who doesn't want us to hunt there.

Well yesterday the guy that sold the...
Forum: Conversations 08-22-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
I got to thinking about the rod and reel today. I...

I got to thinking about the rod and reel today. I thought it might be possible it belonged to a kayak fisherman, most have their spare rods in the vertical position behind them. Today I wondered if...
Forum: Conversations 08-21-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Not a lot of fish, but a few of decent size. ...

Not a lot of fish, but a few of decent size.

Water was up a little, but not much drains into this lake so it didn't go up a lot. The rain and cool north winds of 30 mph yesterday did drop the...
Forum: Conversations 08-20-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By hunter88
Looks like 3 inches of rain should about do me....

Looks like 3 inches of rain should about do me. Luckily the heavier rain was just off to the east a bit. Omaha itself got 6 inches of rain today, and counting last night it was over 8 inches.
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Forum: Conversations 08-20-2018, 11:42 AM
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Posted By hunter88
Well still raining hard this morning. I have one...

Well still raining hard this morning. I have one of those decorative back yard ponds, and it was down 4 or 5 inches before this started, but this morning it appears full. The pond does drain an area...
Forum: Conversations 08-19-2018, 06:42 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Well the forecasted rain started this morning has...

Well the forecasted rain started this morning has hasn't stopped since. Light, then heavy, then light, and then heavy. From the looks of the radar it should keep it up for a while yet. Tonight and...
Forum: Conversations 08-18-2018, 10:35 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Looks like rain is coming, and we can use it....

Looks like rain is coming, and we can use it. Should start tomorrow and last through Monday with maybe 2" or 3" in some locations.

Now nice part is after the rain comes through it looks like temps...
Forum: Conversations 08-16-2018, 11:46 AM
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Posted By hunter88
Got a little rain last night, wasn't a lot but...

Got a little rain last night, wasn't a lot but anything is good.

Started my fall wood cutting by taking down a dead tree before it had a chance to go the way it wanted to go. Got it all cut up,...
Forum: Conversations 08-13-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Another day in the 90s, weatherman says that is...

Another day in the 90s, weatherman says that is 13 days in a row with above normal temps. But tomorrow it all changes, with some rain and cooler temps. Long run it says mid 80s which doesn't sound...
Forum: Energy 08-12-2018, 11:56 AM
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Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
Yep don't want to take them down more then 25%. I...

Yep don't want to take them down more then 25%. I figure if that continues as my normal usage, give or take a bit, and stay one night a week, or maybe two on occasion, the 100 watt solar panel kit...
Forum: Energy 08-11-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
Inverter question

Looking for help from our local expert. :D

I picked up an inverter 1500 watt surge, 750 watt running.

I have it outside near the batteries, and from there I have it hooked to the main power...
Forum: Conversations 08-10-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Bass Pro purchased Cabelas, so it's all the same...

Bass Pro purchased Cabelas, so it's all the same now, though it appears they are keeping them separate while sharing some products. The Cabelas here now carry the same boats as Bass Pro.

I've...
Forum: Conversations 08-10-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Setanta, hope things work out for you. Like they...

Setanta, hope things work out for you. Like they say, you can choose your friends but not your family.

It's been pretty typical August weather lately, hot and dry. I did mow yesterday, so if it...
Forum: Conversations 08-05-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Actually the guy that bought the land is the guy...

Actually the guy that bought the land is the guy that farmed the ground for the previous owner. He deer hunted on ground on the other side of the river. The land on this side I took care of for the...
Forum: Conversations 08-05-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
Setanta, sorry to hear about your situation. It's...

Setanta, sorry to hear about your situation. It's so sad when all someone wants is to be left alone, but that can't happen.

Since we're at August I thought it might be time to think about cutting...
Forum: Conversations 08-01-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By hunter88
After a couple of weeks of nice temps and decent...

After a couple of weeks of nice temps and decent humidity it appears we're heading back to normal summer conditions. Might try to get out to fish tomorrow evening since I left the boat at the lake....
Forum: Conversations 07-31-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By hunter88
Well the fishing is going to have to get a lot...

Well the fishing is going to have to get a lot better, the last couple weeks it's been the pits.

Water temp was about mid 80s up to 90, then a cool spell has dropped water temps to 76, 77. The...
Forum: Conversations 07-31-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By hunter88
Yesterday was move the camper day, and I got...

Yesterday was move the camper day, and I got lucky getting a spot close to the water in a nice small cove just off the main lake. The bank is nice and flat here so I'll be able to beach my boat right...
Forum: Conversations 07-28-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By hunter88
County fair started today, and like clock work it...

County fair started today, and like clock work it rained. Only this time instead of being by the outside arena for my daughter showing her horse, it was inside watching my granddaughter show her...
Forum: Conversations 07-23-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By hunter88
Well got my windows removed and everything done...

Well got my windows removed and everything done for that project.

Looks like the weather is going to be very nice for the next week or 10 days, at least temperature wise. Low 80s or even upper 70s...
Forum: Conversations 07-20-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By hunter88
Not bad weather for late July, mid to lower 80s,...

Not bad weather for late July, mid to lower 80s, and 60s at night. Humidity isn't too bad so I can open the windows of the bedroom at night.

Decided to take some windows out of my patio room/sun...
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