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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,549
Posted By miket
A few on this thread know I'm no great freshwater...

A few on this thread know I'm no great freshwater fisherman, I'm even worse in the salt, but just like hunting, I like it because I can do it MY way. If I am in the mood to catch a higher number, I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-25-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By miket
Just make sure he knows you appreciate it and...

Just make sure he knows you appreciate it and don't "expect" it to happen again. Have done that for my emoloyee many weeks last year and got a few thanks at first then nothing.

Had the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-25-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By miket
Good luck. I know a guy that had his card number...

Good luck. I know a guy that had his card number stolen and tracked the guy down. Gave the cops his address ( local ) and all info. Did nothing about it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-22-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,692
Posted By miket
Yep

Yep
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-22-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,692
Posted By miket
What do they think their insulation and outer...

What do they think their insulation and outer shells are made of?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By miket
Sounds like fun haha. Noted, thanks

Sounds like fun haha. Noted, thanks
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,914
Posted By miket
Because we are lucky the MFrs didn't keep it all...

Because we are lucky the MFrs didn't keep it all and tell us to eff off.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By miket
You cannot combine them to get more amps or...

You cannot combine them to get more amps or volts. You could use a transformer to get more amps or volts ( at the expense of amps or volts conversely) but total max wattage output is unchangeable.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By miket
The wattage rating is at 240v. What you can run...

The wattage rating is at 240v. What you can run depends on which plug you are using. The 30a 2 pole ( the weird one ) is 240v. With 8000w that one plug could use all 8000w ( 33.3a ) or dont use it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,637
Posted By miket
My butt quit itching at night after I took it.

My butt quit itching at night after I took it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,560
Posted By miket
I would take the cold, no doubt. Busting ice and...

I would take the cold, no doubt. Busting ice and hauling water to the horse and chickens is a hassle, but personally the cold is far less uncomfortable to me. I dont have experience in real cold, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,302
Posted By miket
Ha, no pvc in mine :D Thanks for reminding...

Ha, no pvc in mine :D

Thanks for reminding me that I havent been fishing in 6 weeks though.....:mad::mad:

:):)
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,302
Posted By miket
1040916 Found some 1 and 1-1/4" in another...

1040916

Found some 1 and 1-1/4" in another box. Best to just make a request and I will check. Obviously don't know what all I have....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
Posted By miket
All the while the Coal fired plant at Gibbons...

All the while the Coal fired plant at Gibbons Creek sits collecting dust. Been shut down for 2 yrs. Genius ( Obama EPA rule made it untenable-cost for scrubbers too high )

This is what our...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
Posted By miket
Exactly. Most of the time govt will not be there...

Exactly. Most of the time govt will not be there when you need them most. They will show up later to document the mess and maybe hold the perp responsible, but until then you are on your own.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
Posted By miket
Agree with OP, but do think our "leaders" failed...

Agree with OP, but do think our "leaders" failed miserably and should be held accountable. Heads should roll.

But in the end, your family is your responsibility. In the end its all on us.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,302
Posted By miket
I have a tub of mixed parts leftover from...

I have a tub of mixed parts leftover from building my house/projects. ( and being a paranoid nonsociety truster haha )PVC, CPVC and just a couple galvanized. Have a good bit of 1/2" PVC pipe but its...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,294
Posted By miket
Any burning of a fossil fuel emits carbon...

Any burning of a fossil fuel emits carbon monoxide. I think it works in shops because most are not sealed well, have overhead doors that leak massive amounts of air etc. No way would I use in a house
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By miket
Pipe busted like I figured.....crawled under the...

Pipe busted like I figured.....crawled under the house and capped it yesterday afternoon so the rest of the house has hot water.. No problems since. Will make the actual repair once it warms up and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By miket
Absolutely! These days the real threat is other...

Absolutely! These days the real threat is other peoples reaction and lack of common sense. I can deal with the rest one way or the other.

I specifically remember hurricane Ike. The only time I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By miket
I guess I have lucked out. The last couple of...

I guess I have lucked out. The last couple of years have been different but not really worse than much of my life. There has always been some stupid crap happening, broke, stressed, kids, wives,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,913
Posted By miket
Dang man, hate to hear that. Sucks

Dang man, hate to hear that. Sucks
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,360
Posted By miket
Have thought about it several times but never...

Have thought about it several times but never pulled the trigger. I only have 39hp so couldn't go real big anyway.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,689
Posted By miket
Been putting out corn by hand the last few days...

Been putting out corn by hand the last few days and they have been hitting it at various times during the day. Never thought I would see a deer pawing through snow for corn around here....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,690
Posted By miket
Is killing the lineman still a possibility? Every...

Is killing the lineman still a possibility? Every time I see them working here, they have a bar grounding the hot on both sides of them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 12,274
Posted By miket
Been lucky so far, no outage here yet. Working...

Been lucky so far, no outage here yet. Working today ( as always ) but just roughing out, scared power will go out if threading or running a finish pass ( machine shop )
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By miket
Got cut 10-12yrs ago, but wife R U N N O F T so...

Got cut 10-12yrs ago, but wife R U N N O F T so doesnt matter anyway.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By miket
Left mine running slowly and figured I would be...

Left mine running slowly and figured I would be fine. Woke up this morning to check on everything and all good EXCEPT the kids bathroom. Somebody turned it off and the hot side is frozen.

Told...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,723
Posted By miket
No thanks. I feel for you, gotta suck! Be careful...

No thanks. I feel for you, gotta suck! Be careful out there!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 12,274
Posted By miket
Agreed. They know we get near max capacity during...

Agreed. They know we get near max capacity during the summer. I have gotten notices warning of possible blackouts the last few summers. This is no surprise.

The population is growing quickly, get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-14-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,713
Posted By miket
Hasn't really stopped me from doing anything yet....

Hasn't really stopped me from doing anything yet. It's cold but you get used to it after a bit. I much prefer cold over heat. Of course, we arent as cold as yall are up north. We will see when it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-13-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By miket
Not an electrician either, but they are rated to...

Not an electrician either, but they are rated to a certain wattage because of wire size and fixtures ability to conduct the rated load. So its not safe to run a higher wattage than rated. Its not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By miket
Looks like a heck of a time! I miss it! I need to...

Looks like a heck of a time! I miss it! I need to get in with another group of guys and get back at em!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-08-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,882
Posted By miket
Posted to my account last night. Looks like...

Posted to my account last night. Looks like Fishndude may have been right.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,882
Posted By miket
No. Full business name, spelled correctly, etc

No. Full business name, spelled correctly, etc
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,882
Posted By miket
It's a wells Fargo check, and I'm right by a...

It's a wells Fargo check, and I'm right by a branch, but I'm hard headed. I expect MY bank to accept deposits to my accounts. Will see. If it gets kicked back I wll head to his bank ).
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,882
Posted By miket
Just tried to deposit at another branch. They...

Just tried to deposit at another branch. They took it. Will see.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,882
Posted By miket
They told me the check could be rejected up to 6...

They told me the check could be rejected up to 6 months later and if it was, the funds would come out of my account.

Ok? I'm willing to risk it. This isn't some fly by night customer. Been in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,882
Posted By miket
Bankers, businessmen? Bank refuses to deposit customers check

Have been with my bank since 1999. Deposited a check from a customer a few days ago and then got a call from the bank saying they will not deposit it and to come get it. Went to the bank and their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By miket
Supposedly there has been a huge amount of silver...

Supposedly there has been a huge amount of silver sold on paper that doesnt actually exist. This has kept prices down. If delivery is demanded on contracts there would be hell to pay. Its (...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By miket
Anybody with a hammer drill want to make a few hundred $? Plantersville/Magnolia

I need 24 holes drilled in concrete to anchor 2 jib cranes. 7/8" dia x about 6" deep. Need to be pretty straight etc. If you know what you are doing, you can clean and install the studs ( epoxy ).
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,856
Posted By miket
Please expound. Creating a LLC forms a new entity...

Please expound. Creating a LLC forms a new entity separate from the owner. So if the company is sued, the company can be held liable rather than an individual. A SP is an individual, so if sued, you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,067
Posted By miket
Sure doesn't seem like the right time for him to...

Sure doesn't seem like the right time for him to get greedy and picky. It would probably irritate me and I would move on, if possible.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-23-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 5,680
Posted By miket
Way too early for me to know, but sure hope to...

Way too early for me to know, but sure hope to make it again this year.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-20-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By miket
Houston plating has a $150 min lot charge. If I...

Houston plating has a $150 min lot charge. If I remember right its about $2/lb for QPQ.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-17-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,003
Posted By miket
I've cleaned a decent number of deer but still...

I've cleaned a decent number of deer but still slow. At least an hour if I had to guess.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-14-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,332
Posted By miket
I actually prefer it this way

I actually prefer it this way
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-14-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,434
Posted By miket
Sent

Sent
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,588
Posted By miket
We have been very busy since Thanksgiving....

We have been very busy since Thanksgiving. Started running a little thin last week then several customers have loaded us up again. Would sure be nice to actually make some money this year.....fingers...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,323
Posted By miket
When Tiger Woods wife beat him with a 9 iron.

When Tiger Woods wife beat him with a 9 iron.
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