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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By StrayDog
Also - I bought an evolution cold cut saw. It’s...

Also - I bought an evolution cold cut saw. It’s the cats meow if he’s cutting relatively small tube/pipe. Fairly cheap, fast cutting, and it’s the smoothest cut of anything I’ve used.

I agree with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,641
Posted By StrayDog
Remind him those welding gloves aren’t just for...

Remind him those welding gloves aren’t just for when he’s welding. Metal will cut the crap out of you and it stays hot for a while after you grind/cut/weld.

Also make sure he wears good boots -...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,783
Posted By StrayDog
When I was in junior high and thought I was “full...

When I was in junior high and thought I was “full grown” my grandpa (he basically raised me) stopped one of the vice principal’s/coaches in church. Grandpa asked him if there really was a form he...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,171
Posted By StrayDog
This - minus the catfish.

This - minus the catfish.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-16-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By StrayDog
He actually did that in the summer of 2018 - I’d...

He actually did that in the summer of 2018 - I’d think that record will stand for a long time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,540
Posted By StrayDog
Pour a stiff drink, dim the lights, crank up the...

Pour a stiff drink, dim the lights, crank up the sing-a-long tunes. Pause, stop, repeat.

Alternatively, substitute the tunes for a phone call to an old buddy to talk about better times.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By StrayDog
It’s the same mentality as buying into socialism....

It’s the same mentality as buying into socialism. The deer have food so they can just share with the human-introduced pigs, right?

It’s actually our jobs as humans to help control animal...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-05-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By StrayDog
Did you build a router flattening jig to plane...

Did you build a router flattening jig to plane the slab? I’m going to build a similar top for a dining room table...just gathering info for now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By StrayDog
Agreed - started a new job not long ago. I was...

Agreed - started a new job not long ago. I was really contemplating skipping an annual fishing trip with a buddy whose more like my brother. I made the right choice and got to meet his newly born...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,075
Posted By StrayDog
When I scratched my eye a couple times I went to...

When I scratched my eye a couple times I went to Opthamology Associates on Lancaster/Summit. They always got me in quickly and were very thorough and didn’t break my wallet. You only have one set of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,070
Posted By StrayDog
You got em brother, sent!

You got em brother, sent!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-31-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By StrayDog
Yes hands down! The new clear view technology is...

Yes hands down! The new clear view technology is above and beyond the rest of the field. The only one close or the same is the sweedish made optrel which is pushing $500[/QUOTE]

Thanks - my 40+...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-31-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By StrayDog
I had serious doubts about the NT table when I...

I had serious doubts about the NT table when I took it out of the box - was sure it wouldnít be that stable. However, itís actually really solid once you get it together. I didnít think Iíd use the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By StrayDog
Yellowstone National Park with side fishing on...

Yellowstone National Park with side fishing on the Big Horn, Henry’s Fork of the Snake River and the Yellowstone outside the park. Spring for a couple nights of lodging at the hotels in the park.
...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-30-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By StrayDog
Same boat - I did buy a northern tool welding...

Same boat - I did buy a northern tool welding table. Itís actually a great table for the $180 I spent.

I have a Jackson Insight Hood. Are Millerís really that much better?
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-27-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,943
Posted By StrayDog
I have “business discussions” everyday where...

I have “business discussions” everyday where people have different opinions/views.

I pay the most attention to those that have different opinions (as long as they have good thoughts/intentions)...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-17-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,839
Posted By StrayDog
Take an alieve in the morning before you ski. Hot...

Take an alieve in the morning before you ski. Hot tub and a stiff drink at the end of the day. I always try to get a massage after day 3.

I can still ski like I did 20 years ago - just requires a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By StrayDog
I’m flying from DFW o Minneapolis on 01-25-20 but...

I’m flying from DFW o Minneapolis on 01-25-20 but I’m guessing checking this in an airplane wouldn’t be an option. If it is an option I’d be glad to bring it with me!
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 16,626
Posted By StrayDog
The actual version a very gnarly First Sargent...

The actual version a very gnarly First Sargent used to scream at me had mostly the F-word used as every known part of speech. Loved that guy but heíd make the devil himself blush when he spoke.:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 16,626
Posted By StrayDog
This is not a new tactic. WW1, WW2, etc.,...

This is not a new tactic. WW1, WW2, etc., especially on a squad level take out the lieutenant first, the SSG next, then the lower enlisted will be without direction and the fight is quickly won. The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 21,283
Posted By StrayDog
I agree with some of you reasoning but have...

I agree with some of you reasoning but have different thoughts also. Distance saves lives when it comes to knuckles, knives, and projectiles. Someone I donít trust gets close to me, I cover my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 21,283
Posted By StrayDog
Thanks, Iíll look at these factors so maybe I...

Thanks, Iíll look at these factors so maybe I just need to make some adjustments. I also probably need to address my waist size a little too ☺️.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-01-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 21,283
Posted By StrayDog
This event has bothered me on many levels. I’m...

This event has bothered me on many levels. I’m not a novice shooter and I’ve been to several training classes but I’m by no means a Seal Team 6, Special Forces, etc., etc.,

First, I’m not sure...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-31-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By StrayDog
Heck, I’d just be glad kids are riding bikes. My...

Heck, I’d just be glad kids are riding bikes. My old man couldn’t operate a screwdriver. Luckily, between my grandpa and a few old men in the neighborhood I learned some mechanical aptitude.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By StrayDog
Glad it worked out. If a professional soldered...

Glad it worked out. If a professional soldered that copper pipe they need some serious practice/instruction. If thenvalve that was sticking was soldered it’s probably internally damaged from the same...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By StrayDog
Hmm - I’m curious about the possible “kink” you...

Hmm - I’m curious about the possible “kink” you talk about. Is the piping pex? Are the hot and cold water piping the same material?

Is it possible the cold water piping goes up and back down...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By StrayDog
First of all, don’t put compressed air in you...

First of all, don’t put compressed air in you water piping. It’s not designed for 90+ psi and you’ll just cost yourself a ton of misery and costly repairs.

Second, by chance does the master shower...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By StrayDog
The stock yard is meh, if you want a great steak...

The stock yard is meh, if you want a great steak hit downtown Fort Worth. Capital Grill, Del Frisco’s, Bob’s Chop House, Reata...in that order.

Pretty good view from the roof top bar at Reata for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,194
Posted By StrayDog
This - lots of factors but tankless electric hot...

This - lots of factors but tankless electric hot water heaters can pull some serious amps and may require a larger breaker and bigger power cables which can be a sizable expense if youíre paying an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-14-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,893
Posted By StrayDog
Last company gave bonuses when business was good...

Last company gave bonuses when business was good - most years we got something. I always shook the owners hands and thanked them for sharing the profits with the employees. They appreciated the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,381
Posted By StrayDog
Very nice family - best Christmas a man could...

Very nice family - best Christmas a man could wish for.

The buck and shop are just an extra bonus.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,096
Posted By StrayDog
Get a rescue - lots available that are younger...

Get a rescue - lots available that are younger than a year old. Even with a reputable breeder they can come with serious health problems. Even relatively healthy ones will get infections - I’ve got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 559
Posted By StrayDog
Looking at that I’d go with the 60” because there...

Looking at that I’d go with the 60” because there doesn’t appear to be a ton of slack in your electrical supply. Be sure and measure the height of the relief from the floor on the existing vs new as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 559
Posted By StrayDog
Is it hard pipe or flex pipe to the hot water...

Is it hard pipe or flex pipe to the hot water tank?

Assuming you have CPVC (usually gray plastic) I’d simply cut the CPVC back, use a plastic to threaded copper adapter, and connect to my water...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By StrayDog
Good job on the coyote and better job on raising...

Good job on the coyote and better job on raising your boys such that they are interested in being outdoorsmen and not just into video games and internet videos.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-25-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,777
Posted By StrayDog
Slick Senor! Not to derail - but I’m asking...

Slick Senor!

Not to derail - but I’m asking Santa for a tig rig. I’ve never tig welded before - would you recommend a pedal or a thumb wheel setup for a newbie/amateur?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 630
Posted By StrayDog
Fire Oak Grill in Weatherford has a decent steak....

Fire Oak Grill in Weatherford has a decent steak. Not too far from Aledo.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,225
Posted By StrayDog
My wife says I need help but it’s a not the kind...

My wife says I need help but it’s a not the kind of help this thread is offering.:D

Maybe there’s some folks that have a neighbor, friend, or church members that could use some help?

PM sent.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,349
Posted By StrayDog
Congratulations - no offense brother but you out...

Congratulations - no offense brother but you out kicked your coverage in the looks department.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,236
Posted By StrayDog
I think one reason it’s awkward is because a lot...

I think one reason it’s awkward is because a lot of folks, or at least me, feel like the military gave them more than they were able to give.

I’m a firm believer in democracy but I also think our...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,191
Posted By StrayDog
A wealthy man has money. A rich man has friends -...

A wealthy man has money. A rich man has friends - you’re really rich if you’ve got friends that reached out like they did and I’m sure would immediately start up the truck and be hammered down to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,905
Posted By StrayDog
I’m pretty sure you’re a nurse (hence your screen...

I’m pretty sure you’re a nurse (hence your screen name) but I had issues with my shoulder and went to an Ortho. Long story short, thanks to my buddies dad who is also an ortho, I went and got a PT...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,192
Posted By StrayDog
Get some sock liners for skiing (sort of like...

Get some sock liners for skiing (sort of like wicking dress socks). I wear a thin to medium hiking sock over my sock liners. Ski boots are actually warm - just need wicking socks to remove sweat and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-28-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 768
Posted By StrayDog
Sorry brother - it helped me after my papa passed...

Sorry brother - it helped me after my papa passed when people retold funny stories or recounted the good times we’d had. They’d simply remind me that he was looking down laughing and smiling along...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,192
Posted By StrayDog
I’ve went to music fest a couple years ago. The...

I’ve went to music fest a couple years ago. The mountain was really empty - most people just hung out and drank at the concerts all day.

Most people over dress for skiing.

You just need water...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,344
Posted By StrayDog
Did you tell your wife? Did she later swear the...

Did you tell your wife? Did she later swear the two of you talked about a super cute shoe/purse purchase and you insisted she get said items? When you said there was no such conversation did she say...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By StrayDog
I’ll put that SD on my list - sorry to derail...

I’ll put that SD on my list - sorry to derail your thread. Lots of beautiful country in MN - love the North Shore and boundary waters too. Lots of work but good fishing there too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By StrayDog
Curious where you live in MN? I have buddies near...

Curious where you live in MN? I have buddies near St Cloud. Go hard water fishing almost every year at LOTW or Upper Red.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,560
Posted By StrayDog
Donít know what the look like but stick a few...

Donít know what the look like but stick a few screws in them if you can to keep them in place.

On the lighter side, you have a good story for a wedding speech.:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,475
Posted By StrayDog
Wallace Schaffer, I pray for your family. Save me...

Wallace Schaffer, I pray for your family. Save me a seat in Valhalla Sir, we’ve got it from here Sir!
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