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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By kmitchl
The hardware store idea works. Past that go buy...

The hardware store idea works. Past that go buy the cheap electronic calipers from Harbor Freight. Measure the stud diameter in mm. Round your measurement up to the next even size. Example 7.92mm =...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-11-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By kmitchl
Deal Alert Anderson Lowers

Primary Arms in Houston is running their Anderson stripped lowers for $28.99. Limit of 3 per household.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,733
Posted By kmitchl
How you invest should be based on your risk...

How you invest should be based on your risk tolerance. In your thirties you have plenty of time to recover if it all went away. As you age there is less time to recover if things don’t go well. If...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By kmitchl
Just keep going. Every road in SA is under...

Just keep going. Every road in SA is under construction. Last time I ate in SA my credit card got poached. Nothing good ever happened to me in SA.
Forum: Photography 06-26-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By kmitchl
If you don’t need the latest check FleaBay to see...

If you don’t need the latest check FleaBay to see if there is an earlier release available that you can buy without the monthly charge. That’s what I did when I needed video editing software.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By kmitchl
I’m going to have to try the MEK. IIRC the...

I’m going to have to try the MEK. IIRC the Loctite data sheet says that no solvents attack it. I’ve always used heat.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By kmitchl
Might be a good dea to talk with the county...

Might be a good dea to talk with the county before you get any further. In Fayette county you cant sell a landlocked tract without selling a means to access the tract. They no longer approve...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,289
Posted By kmitchl
Donít count on the city doing anything! I lived...

Donít count on the city doing anything! I lived in the city limits of Katy from 1981 to 2018. When I bought a new house in 1981 there was no mention of flood plain. As far as I know there was no city...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 568
Posted By kmitchl
Fiskars. Everybody that has seen me use mine goes...

Fiskars. Everybody that has seen me use mine goes and buys some like them.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-22-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,944
Posted By kmitchl
This does not happen very often. Must have been...

This does not happen very often. Must have been there forever and the owner was motivated to move some merchandise. Usually these migrate to Gun Trader.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-22-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By kmitchl
I've been using the RCBS Chargemaster for about...

I've been using the RCBS Chargemaster for about 10 years. It usually throws consistently right on weight. Maybe one charge in 20 is off by ,1 grain but if you let it settle it will show on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By kmitchl
Is the male half part of the control board or is...

Is the male half part of the control board or is it on leads like the female. I would call that a Molex socket. Somebody like DigiKey in Dallas probably has it but their catalog is so extensive...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 702
Posted By kmitchl
I spring for the $130 model and managed to get...

I spring for the $130 model and managed to get another 5% off using their cc. Will see how it works out. I usually keep three grinders on my table, cut off wheel, sanding disc and grinding wheel.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 20,011
Posted By kmitchl
Only in Arkansas.

Only in Arkansas.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By kmitchl
Grainger is also a good source for ac caps. Many...

Grainger is also a good source for ac caps. Many of the ac supply houses will not sell refrigerant, complete systems or electrical components unless you have a HVAC license.

A sad commentary on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 702
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks to all who responded. I’m looking at the...

Thanks to all who responded. I’m looking at the DeWalt 20v. Lowe’s has the bare tool for $130 plus a free battery and charger. I already have several of the DeWalt 20 v tools and batteries so should...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 702
Posted By kmitchl
Battery Angle Grinders

Looking at a battery operated angle grinder. Would like some feedback from those that have these. Is the battery life long enough to make them worthwhile? Any downside? For a perspective I usually...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-20-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 675
Posted By kmitchl
I like the Savage. Saw a guy at the range shoot...

I like the Savage. Saw a guy at the range shoot one hole groups with one right out of the box.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By kmitchl
This is what I did when I had to do some work on...

This is what I did when I had to do some work on the trailer
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By kmitchl
When I was shopping the guys in BCS gave me the...

When I was shopping the guys in BCS gave me the best deal on a Polaris. I ended up buying a Honda in Mississippi and did not pay sales tax there or when I registered it in Texas. Saved a nice chunk...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,193
Posted By kmitchl
When I installed the drain on my shop ac I put a...

When I installed the drain on my shop ac I put a ball valve directly off the air handler drain. That goes across to a tee with the top of the run open. If I ever have a blockage I can close the ball...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-02-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By kmitchl
I’ve tried 150 in a 270. Never did get them to...

I’ve tried 150 in a 270. Never did get them to group.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,297
Posted By kmitchl
I have been getting one year and 13 month CD's...

I have been getting one year and 13 month CD's that pay 2.35-2.45% through Merrill Lynch. Some pay monthly.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By kmitchl
Demon will kill them but they are beneficial...

Demon will kill them but they are beneficial critters. They eat decaying organic matter. Just kind of crunchy on the floors indoors.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,673
Posted By kmitchl
My daughter has two Jack Russels that usually get...

My daughter has two Jack Russels that usually get bit at least once per year by copper heads. She keeps injectable Benadryl on hand.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,704
Posted By kmitchl
Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-13-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,704
Posted By kmitchl
This is where I landed. As others said you have...

This is where I landed. As others said you have to be gentle when turning or the tires will pull some divots. However, they don't get stuck even as wet as its been lately. Tires were difficult to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,722
Posted By kmitchl
The whole flood control thing is really messed...

The whole flood control thing is really messed up. On any floor way there are multiple flood control districts who make decisions based on what’s good for them. It’s a lot like the levee boards in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By kmitchl
We have them also. I sent a photo to A&M.They are...

We have them also. I sent a photo to A&M.They are millipedes. They don’t damage any plants. They feed on decaying plant matter. I used bifen outside and Demon inside. Knocks them down for a few days...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,343
Posted By kmitchl
I’m waiting for Ed Emmett’s successor to tell me...

I’m waiting for Ed Emmett’s successor to tell me what’s really going on.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,035
Posted By kmitchl
Look several post up. The duct work is a 20x23”...

Look several post up. The duct work is a 20x23” rectangle 32’ long with registers spaced toward the end. I think the issue is the duct doesn’t provide any backpressure on the blower. So the blower is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By kmitchl
I have not driven that road in years. Any damage...

I have not driven that road in years. Any damage around Shreveport? Wife's family has some timber property around Haynesville.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,035
Posted By kmitchl
No damage. Was a bit of revelation to figure out...

No damage. Was a bit of revelation to figure out why it was dripping. After doing this installation I have a lot of respect for the HVAC guys. I had to do a lot of studying and watch a bunch of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By kmitchl
I bought a long narrow tract that needed fencing...

I bought a long narrow tract that needed fencing on one of the long sides. The surveyor quoted $1800 for just the corners and $2400 to mark the one side with enough stakes to install the fence.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,035
Posted By kmitchl
Yes

Yes
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,035
Posted By kmitchl
I learned why you need to develop static pressure...

I learned why you need to develop static pressure today. Until now I have not needed much air in the shop. Today it is warmer and more humid. I fired up
the ac and after about 30 minutes heard a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-07-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By kmitchl
SxS Backup Camera?

Anyone tried one of those cheap backup cameras on a sxs? Iím too old and lack the flexibility to crank my head around to back a trailer. Mirrors are subject to being dismembered by the trees and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By kmitchl
Go check the Polaris Forum. There is usually...

Go check the Polaris Forum. There is usually someone with an equivalent lube. I’m sure Polaris does not make their own. They pay someone to private label their product so they can charge an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 382
Posted By kmitchl
What is the pipe id?

What is the pipe id?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,480
Posted By kmitchl
Awesome job. I can relate to how much work this...

Awesome job. I can relate to how much work this is. Iím working to finish my 40 x 80 shop. Can you share how long it took to complete? I no longer have a day job so Iím doing everything past the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-29-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By kmitchl
PM at you Ranchdog

PM at you Ranchdog
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By kmitchl
Could you PM his information please

Could you PM his information please
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By kmitchl
Truck Painting

My 02 F250 has contracted acute melanoma of the clearcoat. Looking for someone in the Montgomery/Magnolia/Conroe area to paint the hood and roof. Not looking for show quality paint.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,739
Posted By kmitchl
Demon is your friend. I spray around the...

Demon is your friend. I spray around the foundation outside and around the baseboards inside once per month. I’ve lived in Texas for over 40 years and last year was my first encounter with scorpions.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,380
Posted By kmitchl
Same here and as I understand everyone in my...

Same here and as I understand everyone in my neighborhood got the same treatment. My land value doubled but the house value was reduced by a like amount so my total assessment changed by about 1%....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By kmitchl
Unless you enjoy cleaning up poop and replacing...

Unless you enjoy cleaning up poop and replacing all the things a puppy chews go to a rescue and get a one to two year old dog. We have had better luck with dogs that are not pure bred. They donít...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,205
Posted By kmitchl
I canít rationalize paying more for a used gun...

I canít rationalize paying more for a used gun than a new gun. If itís really a great shooter why is it on the used market? Most of the guns I own were bought used but they were bought when used was...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-19-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By kmitchl
Iím in Montgomery and can walk you through the...

Iím in Montgomery and can walk you through the loading process. Not difficult and not dangerous if you pay attention to what you are doing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By kmitchl
Miller 211

I recently aquired a Miller 211. In general I like it but the MIG gun and hose is not as flexible as the Tweco gun on my Lincoln 255. Is there and after market gun that fits this machine that is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,391
Posted By kmitchl
I have seen welders wrap one of the welding leads...

I have seen welders wrap one of the welding leads around pipe that is magnetized to offset the arc blow. Never had a big issue with it myself but donít weld for a living.
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