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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-28-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By hpdrifter
I WOULD NOT get an 86 Cherokee. Maybe a couple of...

I WOULD NOT get an 86 Cherokee. Maybe a couple of years either side of it.

That thing had a bank of 8,10, or 12 solenoids and the Chiltons book for tune up was about 4 or 5 pages long of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-28-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By hpdrifter
You probably don't have one, but a caping chisel....

You probably don't have one, but a caping chisel.

That is if the check valve is metal, copper, or some metalic.

Could probably do it with a pvc valve, but a lot more care needs to be taken.
....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By hpdrifter
I stayed in a motel in Saltillo Mx once that had...

I stayed in a motel in Saltillo Mx once that had gargantuan doors. Average knockers on them would look out of place.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By hpdrifter
a few areas I'd take average in.

a few areas I'd take average in.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By hpdrifter
that was my reply; why couldn't they, it's their...

that was my reply; why couldn't they, it's their towers, their money, their investment.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By hpdrifter
that's what I said was gonna happen back in the...

that's what I said was gonna happen back in the spring/summer otr thread,,,,,someone said they couldn't do that.;)
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,478
Posted By hpdrifter
Hope you don't have to worry about that anymore ...

Hope you don't have to worry about that anymore

good looking job.
Forum: Traditional 02-27-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By hpdrifter
Here's one with recommended draw length. I...

Here's one with recommended draw length. I haven't verified anything on it. I just started investigating ilf myself.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 886
Posted By hpdrifter
y I had company insurance also. The...

y

I had company insurance also.

The way I understood it was you have to sign up, but can delay actual payments/benefits.
I could be wrong, but I got penalized my first month of SS to the tune...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,740
Posted By hpdrifter
They'll just declare a "National Grid" week. ...

They'll just declare a "National Grid" week. Keeping people from work is no big deal.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 886
Posted By hpdrifter
For all you that turn 65, YOU HAVE TO SIGN UP FOR...

For all you that turn 65, YOU HAVE TO SIGN UP FOR MEDICARE.
I got penalized because it didn't sign up within a certain time period.

Charged $467. I think you can delay to activation(not sure) but...
Forum: Traditional 02-25-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By hpdrifter
I've not been on a great number of leases, but...

I've not been on a great number of leases, but the ones I was on opening week is the only time you had to worry about the "mob" showing up.

Some one said something about 'more people than deer" on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-25-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By hpdrifter
I shot what I thought was a BIG doe in Kendall Co...

I shot what I thought was a BIG doe in Kendall Co a few years back. It was Jan2, and there was two big red spots on his noggin.

It was with a muzzle loader(traditional, with open sights) at about...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-25-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By hpdrifter
I do NOT know, but figured they/it was over. ...

I do NOT know, but figured they/it was over.

It's been a while since I heard about it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-25-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,433
Posted By hpdrifter
I'll take S&Gs

I'll take S&Gs
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-25-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,325
Posted By hpdrifter
Not really a good spot in that area. It's a pain...

Not really a good spot in that area. It's a pain with all of the traffic lights and inconsiderate drivers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By hpdrifter
man, if that's the case, I'd have em showing up...

man, if that's the case, I'd have em showing up every couple of hours.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-23-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,709
Posted By hpdrifter
starvation food. too salty. I can eat about 2...

starvation food. too salty.
I can eat about 2 slices and that's it.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-21-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By hpdrifter
should be fine with a Lee sizing die and a single...

should be fine with a Lee sizing die and a single stage then.

If you can't find one on line, let me know. I can fix you up if I can find where I misplaced it.:)

I have moved on to Lee APP and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By hpdrifter
cause there ain't no lights in a coffin.

cause there ain't no lights in a coffin.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By hpdrifter
maybe worse in snow department, but 83 lasted 10...

maybe worse in snow department, but 83 lasted 10 solid days, this was a day or two short of that.
Forum: Traditional 02-21-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,133
Posted By hpdrifter
Dang, I had to look at who posted that. Thought...

Dang, I had to look at who posted that. Thought I did until I finished the sentence.

I got a left handed Kodiak Magnum from my brother for Christmas one year, '67 I believe.

I wouldn't sell it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-21-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By hpdrifter
depends on a lot. usually, cast bullets need...

depends on a lot. usually, cast bullets need lubrication.
that can mean a lubrisizer or
if confined to low speed <2000(approximately; some say higher, some say lower) you can use some special...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,372
Posted By hpdrifter
That thing could "hunt the blind".

That thing could "hunt the blind".
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By hpdrifter
Feb 29... non leap year.

Feb 29... non leap year.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By hpdrifter
reminds me of that blond Brazillian cyclist...

reminds me of that blond Brazillian cyclist joke.....:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By hpdrifter
I thought about a little "solar...

I thought about a little "solar mass"(bricks/rocks)inside a clear plastic shed.
Plastic would insulate (some) and the sun would warm the bricks (some) and have heat (some) during the night.Don't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By hpdrifter
what about the 15 miles of pipeline to my house. ...

what about the 15 miles of pipeline to my house. did they test at my meter? no.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,747
Posted By hpdrifter
I have put out about 50 lbs of bird seed and 30...

I have put out about 50 lbs of bird seed and 30 lbs of corn so far. Need to get more. Walmart parking lot was overflowing today. Got a couple of days worth of seed left and it seems like the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,790
Posted By hpdrifter
Many years a go we had some 100+ mph straight...

Many years a go we had some 100+ mph straight winds here East of Corsicana.

It was howling. Trash was everywhere. State troopers came by and asked if we were ok.

It was a Sunday morning and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,824
Posted By hpdrifter
you must really hate ammo gougers.

you must really hate ammo gougers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By hpdrifter
When it's the first of never; nah, that's a...

When it's the first of never; nah, that's a different riddle.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,571
Posted By hpdrifter
yes sir, I tell people this all the time. We are...

yes sir, I tell people this all the time. We are one crisis away from disaster.

All of the JIT warehousing is really gonna bite the US one of these days.
It is bad when factories/manufacturers...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,586
Posted By hpdrifter
Exactly, the idiots can't add 2+2. Who is going...

Exactly, the idiots can't add 2+2. Who is going to invest in a business that the leftist communist are trying their darnedest to destroy and are producing legislation to eliminate?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,586
Posted By hpdrifter
and hexane, iso-butane, penta-butane,...

and hexane, iso-butane, penta-butane, CO2,.......everything except methane. Well, maybe trace amounts of all hydrocarbons, but it has been scrubbed of almost everything leaving 99.00%+ of methane.
Forum: Traditional 02-18-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By hpdrifter
back when there was a Tandy handy, they'd have...

back when there was a Tandy handy, they'd have cutoffs of shearling. Made beautiful arrow plates.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By hpdrifter
as long as you have good secure clamping. I...

as long as you have good secure clamping. I wouldn't use the "stab locks" on a bet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,117
Posted By hpdrifter
and some of them look like a crucifix; 3 thorns.

and some of them look like a crucifix; 3 thorns.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,511
Posted By hpdrifter
that's funny, power hasn't been out since about 7...

that's funny, power hasn't been out since about 7 last night. All the news of ERCOT suddenly fixed the grid???
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,511
Posted By hpdrifter
agree with this. every house that is built...

agree with this.

every house that is built is wired for electricity. The American lifestyle is predicated on utilities.
If they are undependable, America is undependable. We are essentially a...
Forum: Traditional 02-17-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,644
Posted By hpdrifter
Beautiful bow. Always wanted one. Never fixed...

Beautiful bow. Always wanted one. Never fixed that desire.

RIP Mr. Lee. Your presence on Earth enriched us all.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,117
Posted By hpdrifter
thought elm was a popper also. make sure to have...

thought elm was a popper also. make sure to have a screen, just in case.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By hpdrifter
the switch just froze, you'll get double down...

the switch just froze, you'll get double down time next time.:p :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By hpdrifter
clear and sunny 10 or 12 miles north of you.

clear and sunny 10 or 12 miles north of you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,179
Posted By hpdrifter
Yes, I remember it pretty well. Had a water...

Yes, I remember it pretty well.

Had a water line freeze, bust and flood my basement up to the table saw table.
Went dove hunting on Jan 2 and it was -4į by my thermometer.
Dove inall the cedar...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By hpdrifter
first thing you need to know is wattage you need....

first thing you need to know is wattage you need.
A/c size, heat size, tv amperage draw.

for tv, you'll need at least a ups to protect the electronics from dirty power of generator or buy a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By hpdrifter
where's the polar bears??? anybody want a...

where's the polar bears???

anybody want a salt water slushy?...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,492
Posted By hpdrifter
that's why I paint mine.....so I won't be tempted...

that's why I paint mine.....so I won't be tempted to sell it.:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By hpdrifter
sweating copper is pretty darn easy. Remember...

sweating copper is pretty darn easy. Remember "clean" makes it all work.

Clean inner and outer fittings real good.

heat the whole joint for a few minutes( actually seconds as in 10, 20 should...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,753
Posted By hpdrifter
that's what they bank on; just like Demonrats;...

that's what they bank on; just like Demonrats; create a situation and take advantage of it.
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