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Forum: Your Homestead 08-15-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
I had some local loggers out relieving me of my...

I had some local loggers out relieving me of my over abundance of black walnut. Deal was, nothing under 14in. And leave to tops where they fall. Now I have the cash from the sale, about 30 cords of...
Forum: Homesteading 08-15-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 30,814
Posted By opsrto
It has cut me a chicken coop, doing some fence...

It has cut me a chicken coop, doing some fence boards. A gentleman from church is wanting planks for benches out front. A lady on the other side of Stockton just ordered 13 picnic tables. All from...
Forum: Your Homestead 08-07-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
Seems to be holding up well. We have had some...

Seems to be holding up well. We have had some serous weather this week and the birds are dry and happy.
Forum: Your Homestead 08-03-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
hope to have 4 more by next week

hope to have 4 more by next week
Forum: Your Homestead 08-02-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
2 Aug 2013

Progress on the chicken coop.
We were gifted 2 RIR chicks 2 weeks ago. We were not ready for them so we have been playing catch up. Yesterday, they moved out of Mini Me's old toy box and into their...
Forum: Your Homestead 08-02-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
How about a big sign that says Chigger...

How about a big sign that says



Chigger Creek Asylum

Watch for loose inmates


LOL
Forum: Your Homestead 07-26-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
The other day we blew a capacitor in the well...

The other day we blew a capacitor in the well house, guys were out early the next morning to replace it. While they were here, one of them asked if we had chickens. No, not yet, Well he fixed that....
Forum: Homesteading 07-16-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 30,814
Posted By opsrto
Got my sawmill up and running the other day. Was...

Got my sawmill up and running the other day. Was very happy with it.
Timberking 1220

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k149/opsrto/2%20Steppin%20Acres/Sawmill/DSC00868_zps6d3bd2eb.jpg...
Forum: Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees 07-16-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,350
Posted By opsrto
Well I just checked my seed bag and it would seem...

Well I just checked my seed bag and it would seem that my corn will remain a mystery. The seed pkg is gone. It was a heirloom sweet corn, but other than that, I am drawing a blank. I do have a trail...
Forum: Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees 07-14-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,350
Posted By opsrto
my corn

It isn't even 3 ft tall yet and is starting to tassle...What is the deal...Also, soothing has gotten to it pretty good. Not seeing tracks, no more bugs than usual.
...
Forum: Your Homestead 07-14-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
Took a bit of a stroll this evening...Found some...

Took a bit of a stroll this evening...Found some great items

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k149/opsrto/2%20Steppin%20Acres/Almost%20food/DSC00799_zps7ecc57b5.jpg...
Forum: Homesteading 07-13-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,907
Posted By opsrto
We have some coming on but this is all we have...

We have some coming on but this is all we have harvested. And to think this is the only thing I haven't tried to spray, tend, trim, fertilize or water...
Forum: Your Homestead 07-12-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
Basics, simple, stupid? but forgoten

I could not figure why half my corn was on its side...Duhhh I only planted a single row.
I got my sawmill set up and running. Spent a good day just getting familiar with it. Now I have aprox 30...
Forum: Homesteading 06-23-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,236
Posted By opsrto
Fence the place do the cordwood house, get...

Fence the place
do the cordwood house,
get the trees planted I wanted to do
get a full body tattoo of myself, only 2 inches taller
Forum: Homesteading 06-23-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,552
Posted By opsrto
comming in from weedeating and not finding a...

comming in from weedeating and not finding a single tick
Forum: Your Homestead 06-23-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
No actually I think the brakes were baked...

No actually I think the brakes were baked on....Took a 5lb sledge to get the drums off and a 3lb ball peen with a punch to do the shoes....It was not fun. But Scortch got a new pair of shoes
Forum: Your Homestead 06-22-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
Corn is a bit over 12in high. Tomatos are getting...

Corn is a bit over 12in high. Tomatos are getting buds, strawberrys look like they lost about 40%. Everything else is looking good. today we have been working on bakes on one of the tractors. Stepped...
Forum: Homesteading 06-22-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,651
Posted By opsrto
got to go with duct tape, just tear off a 2in...

got to go with duct tape, just tear off a 2in strip, and slap it over the belly button. That will reduce the areas to inspect by one...Every little bit helps

Got to add, just as I finished typing...
Forum: Your Homestead 06-03-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
Will try to get some taken tommorow

Will try to get some taken tommorow
Forum: Homesteading 06-03-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,667
Posted By opsrto
Major rain all weekend. Got shoots poking up on...

Major rain all weekend. Got shoots poking up on the corn row, as well as the salad row, put just under 1/2 side of black angus in the freezer. Will be picking up the new to me tractor tommorow as...
Forum: Your Homestead 05-30-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
got 4 bunches of strawberries to plant but we...

got 4 bunches of strawberries to plant but we have been in t storm and tornado watch all day.. Not great weather for working in the garden
Forum: Your Homestead 05-29-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
It is official. I am a homesteader. The contract...

It is official. I am a homesteader. The contract world will just have to get along with out me. I got home a few days ago. Since then, we have got the garden put in. Granted it is a small one this...
Forum: Conversations 05-22-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,371
Posted By opsrto
East bound and down

It is official. I have submitted my resignation, and will be heading for the house in a few hrs. It may take a few days to get out of this country, but I am heading home for good. I am not retiring...
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 05-16-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,775
Posted By opsrto
Wireless Router

Finally got Hughesnet on the farm. Now I am going to need a wireless router so I am not tied to the box. I would also like to have access while in the shop, Aprox 300 ft away. Anyone got any ideas?
Forum: Homesteading 03-21-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,150
Posted By opsrto
One thing I didnt see mentioned. Bees. If you are...

One thing I didnt see mentioned. Bees. If you are going to grow any crops, why not double dip. Get your bees to polinate and you get the honey. I am down in the SW corner and here it is going for...
Forum: Your Homestead 02-27-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 22,079
Posted By opsrto
Annies Axe Stead Axe n a Fast horse Cut'n...

Annies Axe Stead
Axe n a Fast horse
Cut'n Horse
Forum: Conversations 02-16-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,439
Posted By opsrto
Mom would hide the mints, Dad would hide the...

Mom would hide the mints, Dad would hide the peanut butter. Us kids would find them and eat them all. Then put the boxes back with a thank you note inside....
Forum: Handguns 02-12-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,718
Posted By opsrto
Be careful. Had a friend with a P22. 2 weeks ago...

Be careful. Had a friend with a P22. 2 weeks ago was at the range and the slide came apart in 2 pieces. one he caught in the face.
Forum: Homesteading 02-07-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,946
Posted By opsrto
first thing to do with the windmill is get it...

first thing to do with the windmill is get it cleaned up . Oiled and free. then find out what type.
Forum: Homesteading 02-07-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,131
Posted By opsrto
Not much going this month. Got some people...

Not much going this month. Got some people comming out to give me a bid on steel gate and corner posts. Need to get busy with fencing. Lot of work still involved. was able to get the barn layed out...
Forum: Recipes 02-06-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,116
Posted By opsrto
Seafood fetichini with a cream / clam sause

Seafood fetichini with a cream / clam sause
Forum: Conversations 02-05-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,618
Posted By opsrto
Got almost 18in of snow last 2 days. Now it is...

Got almost 18in of snow last 2 days. Now it is below freezing and gusting to 20-25mph. Wont see a resupply flight for a few days it looks like
Forum: Conversations 02-05-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,005
Posted By opsrto
My son had made a trip to Walmart with my...

My son had made a trip to Walmart with my girlfriend and while checking out he noticed a soldier in dress uniform standing in front of the photo shop. He got all excisited and ran over to talk to...
Forum: Conversations 02-02-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,603
Posted By opsrto
All that is left is the finishing up....not...

All that is left is the finishing up....not really old time wisdom but a good frame of mind
Forum: Conversations 02-01-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,603
Posted By opsrto
Add a 1/4 cup of shredded zuckinni to a chocolate...

Add a 1/4 cup of shredded zuckinni to a chocolate cake to keep it moist longer.
Split fence posts from the top down.
cut a mark on your thumb nail when your sow is bred, when the scar reaches the...
Forum: Homesteading 02-01-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,703
Posted By opsrto
growing up in eastern oregon I worked on a ranch...

growing up in eastern oregon I worked on a ranch and we put up loose stack hay. would push it into a wind row with a truck buck and then the tractor with a loader yould stack it into the pile. This...
Forum: Breads & Grains 01-08-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,115
Posted By opsrto
Bread maker

Had a thought. Could I use a bread maker to mix, proof rise etc my bread and then bake it in my own pans? I have a bread machine but dont like the size of the loaf. Plus, this way I can do the dutch...
Forum: Conversations 01-08-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,965
Posted By opsrto
Make sure it is a USP Mineral oil. Some will have...

Make sure it is a USP Mineral oil. Some will have nut oils added which will go ransid. Also not good if someone has nut alergies.
I have used bees wax s well as coconut oil. Since we dont have nut...
Forum: Conversations 01-08-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,597
Posted By opsrto
Growing up in Eastern Oregon cats were an...

Growing up in Eastern Oregon cats were an expected thing. My Dad was doing a job for this guy who had an e8ft fence around his yard with Beware of Cat. Dad thought that was pretty funny till he say...
Forum: Recipes 01-06-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,307
Posted By opsrto
What are ya saying? Im Fat? LOL Not really...

What are ya saying? Im Fat?
LOL
Not really sure , I am not in a place yet to do any expiermenting. But it is a good idea and I will give it a whirl when I get home. If I dont like it, can I send...
Forum: Food 01-05-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,966
Posted By opsrto
1 Pizza 2 Brats 3 Bacon Cheese Burgers 4...

1 Pizza
2 Brats
3 Bacon Cheese Burgers
4 Steak and Eggs
5 Fried potatos
6 BBQ anything
7 PB& J


Just saying
Forum: Recipes 01-05-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,307
Posted By opsrto
wanted

I am looking for a recipie for a great sour cream pie. Fruit prefered, (berry, apple, pear, peach)

I will not only be using it. If it meets the tummy test, it will go in the cookbook.
Forum: Recipes 01-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,027
Posted By opsrto
Or my favorite, Which I havent taken the time to...

Or my favorite, Which I havent taken the time to write up yet.
Brisket fat side up. Score the fat, use a basic dry rub. Roasted garlic and dry onion. Smoker or oven untill it falls apart. I baist...
Forum: Recipes 01-05-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,027
Posted By opsrto
Sweet and sour

Venison with Sweet and Sour Sauce

4 6-8 ounce venison steaks, trimmed of all fat, gristle and bone
Sauce
1 bottle dry red wine
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1 lb fresh cranberries
1 lemon,...
Forum: Recipes 01-05-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,027
Posted By opsrto
pot roast

Venison Pot Roast

2-3 pounds boneless venison roast
2 tablespoons cooking oil
2/3 cup tomato juice
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
2 teaspoons beef bouillon
3...
Forum: Recipes 01-05-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,027
Posted By opsrto
Stroganoff

Venison Stroganoff

1 pound venison sirloin steak
1 8-ounce carton sour cream
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons beef bouillon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2...
Forum: Conversations 01-02-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,965
Posted By opsrto
Be very carefull what type of mineral oil you...

Be very carefull what type of mineral oil you use. Some dont settle to well with food
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 01-02-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,265
Posted By opsrto
had a friend that used a piece of 6 in PVC....

had a friend that used a piece of 6 in PVC. Capped the one end, put a screw cap on the other. stuffed it in a old coyote den, worked great till some hunters found it. They brought it back to him...
Forum: Tractors 01-02-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,167
Posted By opsrto
Bondo Check out this forum. I was amazed at the...

Bondo
Check out this forum. I was amazed at the amout of free information and great number of brains when it comes to the Ford N tractors. Plus there is a "For Sale" section that you can post what...
Forum: Your Homestead 12-31-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,150
Posted By opsrto
Post This is kind of scary. Or maybe just the...

Post
This is kind of scary. Or maybe just the enviroment.
8N, Timber King, 80 Chevy flatbed. building cordwood post and beam
Forum: Homesteading 12-31-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,672
Posted By opsrto
Here ya go. They arnt cheap, but I dont plan on...

Here ya go. They arnt cheap, but I dont plan on haveing to replace it in my life

http://www.grainmaker.com/Store.html
Forum: Conversations 12-30-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,490
Posted By opsrto
Coffee= pretty much screwed. Sugar= got honey...

Coffee= pretty much screwed.
Sugar= got honey and sorghum
What I will miss the most are bannanas. Looking to get a couple trees for the grrenhouse.
What about tapioca?
We had individually owned...
Forum: Homesteading 12-29-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,568
Posted By opsrto
Post Oak Once it is boarded, how is it to work?...

Post Oak
Once it is boarded, how is it to work? Can it set for a year before it is used or should it go up as soon as possible? looking at siding, decking etc
Forum: Homesteading 12-29-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,672
Posted By opsrto
The company that I got my grain mill from is...

The company that I got my grain mill from is currently wotking on a small scale thresher. Will be an addition to the grinder actually. Just a ruber disk in place of one of the grinders. Not exactly...
Forum: Food 12-26-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,549
Posted By opsrto
oatmeal, 2 green apples and some coffee

oatmeal, 2 green apples and some coffee
Forum: Food 12-26-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,394
Posted By opsrto
For the most part for the last 24 years it has...

For the most part for the last 24 years it has been what ever the DFAC was serving.
Forum: Conversations 12-25-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,254
Posted By opsrto
Thank You 12v I think only in America can that...

Thank You 12v
I think only in America can that offend someone.
This morning (25 Dec) I have recieved Merry Christmas wishes from Muslims, Jews, Hindi, Sikh and Buhdist.
So to One and All, Merry...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 12-22-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,263
Posted By opsrto
Feel free to send me a sample when it is done. I...

Feel free to send me a sample when it is done. I will let you know how it turns out
Forum: Conversations 12-22-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,110
Posted By opsrto
Had a vehicle down for almost 5 years. I messed...

Had a vehicle down for almost 5 years. I messed and messed with it when I was home, never could figure it out. Finally took it to a Mechanic and all that was wrong was a bad wire going to the coil....
Forum: Your Homestead 12-21-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
How long ago was that?

How long ago was that?
Forum: Homesteading 12-21-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,568
Posted By opsrto
Offgrid No, the good thing is, I do have one....

Offgrid
No, the good thing is, I do have one. Looks like its first use will be with Honey Locust.
Anyone want to come play?
Forum: Conversations 12-20-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,812
Posted By opsrto
My Grandma knitted each one of us grandkids a...

My Grandma knitted each one of us grandkids a stocking when we were born. The trick was, if you brought your stocking with you to Grandparents house, they had about a lunch sack full of goodies for...
Forum: Conversations 12-20-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,186
Posted By opsrto
If they are a good dedicated drinker then I will...

If they are a good dedicated drinker then I will bet they have tried everyone mentioned. So what you need to do is get somthing a bit right of center. Maybe some bacon flavored coffee, or a nice...
Forum: Conversations 12-20-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,908
Posted By opsrto
I have been cutting my hair since I was 17. Dad...

I have been cutting my hair since I was 17. Dad did it before then. I cant count how manytimes I have gone to the butcher shop on my own accord on my 2 hands . When I pic up my son, first thing he...
Forum: Your Homestead 12-20-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,802
Posted By opsrto
Ok, will be home in Jan to get some things done....

Ok, will be home in Jan to get some things done. Lets see. since last post. Trailer is in and done. Was home for Labor Day and discovered a few soft spots in the floor so those were addressed....
Forum: Your Homestead 12-20-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,962
Posted By opsrto
Welcome aboard. One of my favorite authors is...

Welcome aboard. One of my favorite authors is from your neck of the woods.
Enjoy to talks, ignore the trouble makers and glean what you can from the Contrary Farmers
Forum: Homesteading 12-20-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,042
Posted By opsrto
Not sure if it is the same one but there was a...

Not sure if it is the same one but there was a company in KS after WWII that made a kit to fit the Sherman with a PTO.
Forum: Homesteading 12-20-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,568
Posted By opsrto
Good thing is, I am the saw guy,. was reading...

Good thing is, I am the saw guy,. was reading that they used to use the thorns as nails . Maybe I could start a fad. I will clear your Locust for so much per tree, then turn around, and mill it out...
Forum: Homesteading 12-20-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,568
Posted By opsrto
Honey Locust

I have a bunch of them. They dont like my tractors tires, and they dont like it when I get too close to them. So I had a thought. I still need to build a Tractor shed and a Livestock barn. I read...
Forum: Food 12-18-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,029
Posted By opsrto
Freeze them, then those are the baking eggs.

Freeze them, then those are the baking eggs.
Forum: Livestock/Horses 12-18-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,279
Posted By opsrto
Had a sow in highschool as a FFA project. She had...

Had a sow in highschool as a FFA project. She had 5 litters in her life. All five I was in the pen with her. Was told b many that was the dumbest thing I could do, but she was very upset when she...
Forum: Livestock/Horses 12-18-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,504
Posted By opsrto
Call your county extension. There is a call list...

Call your county extension. There is a call list for honey bee removal people. They will come get them and put them to work in there hives.
Forum: Animals 12-17-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,093
Posted By opsrto
Get you a 5gal bucket. Stick it over the pigs...

Get you a 5gal bucket. Stick it over the pigs head. As a natural reaction, the pig is going to back out of it. So just steer the pig right in to the trailer. Works like a charm.
Forum: Tractors 12-15-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,888
Posted By opsrto
Did the conversion (12v and EI) about 5 years...

Did the conversion (12v and EI) about 5 years ago. It is nice not haveing to mess with points every year. Since my 49 was fit with the belly mower, she has become the yard queen. I use the 841 for...
Forum: Conversations 12-15-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By opsrto
Solid cloud cover, course I am on the other side...

Solid cloud cover, course I am on the other side of the world right now
Forum: Recipes 12-11-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 38,469
Posted By opsrto
this one is going in the cookbook

this one is going in the cookbook
Forum: Homesteading 12-11-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,523
Posted By opsrto
Just found this on fleabay and remembered you...

Just found this on fleabay and remembered you asking about it
...
Forum: Conversations 12-09-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,034
Posted By opsrto
Will be dragging my butt out of bed. But due to...

Will be dragging my butt out of bed. But due to the time difference, it will be 06:30 AM on the 22nd so all is good.
Forum: Conversations 12-09-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,081
Posted By opsrto
Im a cottage farmer. I grow what I eat. If it is...

Im a cottage farmer. I grow what I eat. If it is meat or veg. I raise the food that makes the food. So I guess you could say that once I get home, I will prep on the homestead to be a cottage...
Forum: Livestock/Horses 12-08-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,614
Posted By opsrto
My favorite response...It depends. A lot of...

My favorite response...It depends.
A lot of people will say the flavor is in the breed. Goat breed x fed grass will produce different than the same breed fed brush. The flavor is in the fat. So if...
Forum: Food 12-08-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,475
Posted By opsrto
Mice we have plenty of. Its the TJ we dont have

Mice we have plenty of. Its the TJ we dont have
Forum: Conversations 12-07-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,988
Posted By opsrto
thinking too much

I just walked back from the PX and noticed that the flags were all at Half Mast. So when I brought this up to a coworker..he asked me what day it was. Duh, it is Friday, payday, reports are due, so...
Forum: Beverage Making 12-07-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,470
Posted By opsrto
I gallon size bags, freeze and use as needed for...

I gallon size bags, freeze and use as needed for baking, hot cereal, etc. Of give to me when I get home and I will feed it to the chickens and hogs. May work out a trade if you are close enough
Forum: Recipes 12-07-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,675
Posted By opsrto
Just 2 things wrong with this..... I prefer the...

Just 2 things wrong with this..... I prefer the boysenberry syrup over the blueberry and if at all possable, could you make my batter mix a sourdough or matled barley?
Forum: Food 12-07-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,475
Posted By opsrto
In Germany you will see lots of Aldi's. Seems to...

In Germany you will see lots of Aldi's. Seems to be very popular. But you dont go there to by fresh anything. You can get boxed, canned and frozen items all day long and you dont have to put in a...
Forum: Conversations 12-07-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,281
Posted By opsrto
Our family does a calender each year. All Family...

Our family does a calender each year. All Family photos. The money goes to the reunion fund. My Tractor club also does a Calender. I missed the deadline this year but plan to make up for it.
I do...
Forum: Conversations 12-05-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,207
Posted By opsrto
Morning Molly I have spent a lot of time...

Morning Molly
I have spent a lot of time reading...dont tell the Boss. Posting is a bit of a problem from the office computer. It will usually time out before I am able to post so I just dont...
Forum: Breads & Grains 11-24-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,481
Posted By opsrto
One that I was just told about.... ...

One that I was just told about....


http://www.grainmaker.com/Store.html
Forum: Food 10-06-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,974
Posted By opsrto
Mo, Dont know if this would work or not with...

Mo,
Dont know if this would work or not with pecans . When I was growing up, we had a few english walnut trees. When the first ones started to hit the ground, Dad would set up a few tarps or plastic...
Forum: Recipes 10-06-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,754
Posted By opsrto
left over pot roast Add more onion, chop the...

left over pot roast
Add more onion, chop the meat up small, add some red bell pepper or other mild pepper,
scramble up a mess of eggs, add meat mix over the top, makes country style Chile...
Forum: Conversations 10-06-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,783
Posted By opsrto
When I am home in the summer time, flannel...

When I am home in the summer time, flannel sheets, top and bottom. Nekid.
Winter time, Flannel sheets, a flannel quilt, window open and nekid

While I am at work, flannel sheets, shorts, socks. I...
Forum: Conversations 10-06-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,783
Posted By opsrto
When I am home in the summer time, flannel...

When I am home in the summer time, flannel sheets, top and bottom. Nekid.
Winter time, Flannel sheets, a flannel quilt, windo open and nekid

While I am at work, flannel sheets, shorts, socks. I...
Forum: Homesteading 10-06-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,987
Posted By opsrto
My well is almost 300 ft. A hand pump will do me...

My well is almost 300 ft. A hand pump will do me no good. But if my well fills a 5000 gal cystern I can pump from that into the house. That will do me till it runs out. I was also looking at putting...
Forum: Homesteading 10-04-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 30,814
Posted By opsrto
Post Oak I have a TK1220 that has yet to be...

Post Oak

I have a TK1220 that has yet to be boarded. When I get home in Jun, maybe you could come over and give me some training. I am in Cedar County not far from Bolivar.
Forum: Food 09-30-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,790
Posted By opsrto
And it things like this that make me glad I have...

And it things like this that make me glad I have that property. Talked to a guy 3 days ago and will be picking up 6 of his red waddles next year.
Forum: Animals 08-13-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,361
Posted By opsrto
We always just called them targets

We always just called them targets
Forum: Livestock/Horses 08-12-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,792
Posted By opsrto
we had a simular issue where a old horse would...

we had a simular issue where a old horse would chew on the wood fence posts. Asked the vet and he said it was to get to the grain....
Forum: Homesteading 08-08-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,582
Posted By opsrto
Kind of what I was thinking. Water from the...

Kind of what I was thinking. Water from the windmill goes to the livestock tank, the excess goes to the pond, water from the pond goes to the garden, orchard and rowcrop. In the pond is my fish, it...
Forum: Conversations 08-05-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,476
Posted By opsrto
We had a guy quite the company about 2 years ago...

We had a guy quite the company about 2 years ago and he is still getting magazines delivered here in Afghanistain. Even got a subscription renewal about 10 months ago but they just keep comming.
Forum: Conversations 08-05-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,294
Posted By opsrto
We had 4 head of Jersey growing up. I dont...

We had 4 head of Jersey growing up. I dont remember ever buying milk , butter or yougert. Mom always made it. If we packed a lunch for school, and wanted something to drink, we would grab a pint jar...
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