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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 05:05 PM
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Posted By 91cavgt
The system that looked like it was going to come...

The system that looked like it was going to come our way is going further north than expected. Kansas and Oklahoma look like they are going to take the brunt of it.


The primary blocking that...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,318
Posted By 91cavgt
Congratulations!! It takes a lot of work and...

Congratulations!! It takes a lot of work and it’s not easy but will help him for the rest of his life! Once a Scout always a Scout. My interests in girls and cars got the better of me and I left...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,240
Posted By 91cavgt
This is becoming more and more common. Itís...

This is becoming more and more common. Itís called Shrinkflation. Decrease the package size and keep the price the same.


Other things are decreasing in quality AND going up in price. For...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 62,544
Posted By 91cavgt
Wife and I are looking for a place but are not in...

Wife and I are looking for a place but are not in a hurry. Looking for south, southeast, to east of San Antonio no further out than 50 or so miles from downtown. We are looking for small acreage...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By 91cavgt
This is the route that I took. If you know...

This is the route that I took. If you know electrical and donít mind putting together some stuff yourself then you can save a LOT of money. I put together a small one with 16 ah lithium cells, an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,335
Posted By 91cavgt
Prayers up.

Prayers up.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,104
Posted By 91cavgt
Back in the late 90’s, there used to be a...

Back in the late 90’s, there used to be a “practice warehouse” on the north/north east side of Dallas right off of 635. It was 2 story and had narrow halls with tons of rooms everywhere that bands...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,104
Posted By 91cavgt
It’s not hardcore metal per se but I’ve got all...

It’s not hardcore metal per se but I’ve got all kinds of stories from the Dallas area in the late 90’s.


I used to roadie a lot for some friends. Nothing big but it would get me into bars for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,088
Posted By 91cavgt
Many years ago my father-in-law had a pacemaker,...

Many years ago my father-in-law had a pacemaker, defibrillator, and a heart pump. One day while he was alone in the back of the property, his heart stopped so the defibrillator kicked in. However,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,176
Posted By 91cavgt
Hence the zip lock baggie!! In a pinch,...

Hence the zip lock baggie!!


In a pinch, socks will do. As long as they arenít ankle socks. Or dress socks. Or arenít already black or brown!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,176
Posted By 91cavgt
That’s why I always have a roll of TP in a zip...

That’s why I always have a roll of TP in a zip lock bag that I keep in my backpack that I take to the stand.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By 91cavgt
Been pulled over a couple of times by DPS for no...

Been pulled over a couple of times by DPS for no front plate and once in Allen. The cop in Allen said he was going to write me a ticket for no front plate, so I kindly pointed out 2 other vehicles...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By 91cavgt
Following

Following
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By 91cavgt
Misfire codes donít necessarily mean the misfire...

Misfire codes donít necessarily mean the misfire is happening all the time. Sometimes, a misfire will only occur under curtain circumstances.


But you would be surprised at how an engine can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,786
Posted By 91cavgt
This was me, till I had a few bouts of heat...

This was me, till I had a few bouts of heat exhaustion. Now I canít deal with the heat very good at all, but have learned how to deal with the cold.


Btw, Iíve always had low blood pressure!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By 91cavgt
It is a good thing that it’s a random cylinder. ...

It is a good thing that it’s a random cylinder. This typically points towards a sensor or fuel as being the culprit. If it was always on a certain cylinder then that points more towards a fuel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,786
Posted By 91cavgt
Not enough. But keep in mind that we didnít get...

Not enough. But keep in mind that we didnít get in the boat we are in overnight and it wonít be fixed that quickly either. Some upgrades have been made but not a lot. Add to that fact that Texas...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,786
Posted By 91cavgt
Exactly. But it was a once in 100 year storm so...

Exactly. But it was a once in 100 year storm so we are good. Nothing to see here. Move alongÖÖÖÖ
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,786
Posted By 91cavgt
Thatís the way it usually works! It happened to...

Thatís the way it usually works! It happened to me in 2011. I was in a cast and we got 11Ē of snow in D/FW!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,341
Posted By 91cavgt
So on August 30th, my wife and I sold our house...

So on August 30th, my wife and I sold our house for $288k to Zillow. Right after this, Zillow stopped buying houses. They said the reason was they had too many houses and needed to focus on those...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,786
Posted By 91cavgt
I am talking about trends. As they state over...

I am talking about trends. As they state over and over on storm2k, you canít rely on one model ďfantasylandĒ run. Are there people there that do this, yes. But not everyone does.

With all of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,075
Posted By 91cavgt
You can order a Sleep Number bed in a box now for...

You can order a Sleep Number bed in a box now for their basic beds. We have an adjustable base split king for our house and then a basic one for our RV queen bed. It’s nice because my wife loves a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,786
Posted By 91cavgt
Winter weather is coming, get ready

I have lurked on a weather forum for a couple of years now to see what professional and amateur meteorologists have to say about our weather. Well, in January several posters were talking about a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,672
Posted By 91cavgt
If we were able to hit an asteroid a few million...

If we were able to hit an asteroid a few million miles away, it wouldn’t have to move it much at all to dramatically change the outcome here. So if you could change the trajectory by a fraction, of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 647
Posted By 91cavgt
That’s great news!!! Now do exactly what...

That’s great news!!!


Now do exactly what he told you to do. Nothing more and nothing less. Ice helps a LOT at keeping the pain at bay, as does elevating your foot. Be careful with the pain...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By 91cavgt
The price for a cheap, decent scooter will be...

The price for a cheap, decent scooter will be around $2k or more for a brand new one. Kymco is a South Korean manufacturer of scooters. They actually built scooter and motorcycle motors for Honda in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,766
Posted By 91cavgt
There is a reason why most law enforcement use a...

There is a reason why most law enforcement use a 9mm and it has nothing to do with stopping power. Less felt recoil means more accurate first shots and more accurate follow up shots. A 9mm has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,771
Posted By 91cavgt
You did better than a relative of mine. He just...

You did better than a relative of mine. He just sold a bull that weighed a few pounds less than yours and only got 55 cents a pound. He said they catagorized it as something due to it being over...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By 91cavgt
How are you doing?

How are you doing?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By 91cavgt
This is why I specifically searched for low...

This is why I specifically searched for low wattage heaters for our RV. This way I can spread them out in each room and not worry about tripping a breaker.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,313
Posted By 91cavgt
I daily carry a Gerber Suspension as well. This...

I daily carry a Gerber Suspension as well. This is the second one Iíve owned. Been carrying them daily for around 10 years now. Itís about time for a new one, and I really like the handle for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,013
Posted By 91cavgt
I’m supposed to be helping some family move from...

I’m supposed to be helping some family move from outside of Hondo to outside of Karnes’s City. I’m always armed but will be keeping a little closer eye on things.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By 91cavgt
If you were closer to San Antonio I’d check it...

If you were closer to San Antonio I’d check it out for you. I’m a former ASE certified mechanic who specialized in electrical repairs.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By 91cavgt
After my first of 5 foot surgeries, my doctor...

After my first of 5 foot surgeries, my doctor told me that I would have to use a cane for the rest of my life. He was wrong. Doctors don’t always know the outcome and there are thousands of people...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,981
Posted By 91cavgt
Feet problems SUCK!!!! Been there done that. ...

Feet problems SUCK!!!! Been there done that. Currently down to 5 screws and a few fused bones to prove it. Iím sorry you are having to go through this, but at least you are still with us!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By 91cavgt
Our RV came with one too, which is why Iím...

Our RV came with one too, which is why Iím asking. I need to look into it more. Baking in it would probably not heat up the RV in the summer nearly as much as using the oven. I had no idea!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By 91cavgt
Tell me about convection microwaves

So we have a convection microwave and know pretty much nothing about a convection microwave. So whatís the big deal with them? Do yíall like them or not? What can you do with them?


We have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 743
Posted By 91cavgt
I thought this was going to be another fad that...

I thought this was going to be another fad that was going to be sold in the next garage sale, but that hasn’t happened. It has now been a year and it typically gets used at least once a week.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,688
Posted By 91cavgt
That is begging for a K swap!!! For...

That is begging for a K swap!!!


For those that don’t know, what is known as a K swap is either a 2.0L or a 2.4L Honda motor. They put out good power in stock form, and have been modified to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,563
Posted By 91cavgt
Donít rule out other precious metals too! Silver...

Donít rule out other precious metals too! Silver is really affordable right now due to the price being artificially manipulated. There is also a shortage of copper right now. Should we enter into...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,563
Posted By 91cavgt
Yup. To add to this, the US has been...

Yup.


To add to this, the US has been able to print like no tomorrow because other countries have been buying our debt. Having the dollar as the worldís currency has helped out with this. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,563
Posted By 91cavgt
Another thing to keep in mind is, for the life of...

Another thing to keep in mind is, for the life of this country, down turns in the economy have always been localized to this country or to certain parts of this country. This has helped to minimize...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,563
Posted By 91cavgt
VERY true statement!!!!

VERY true statement!!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,240
Posted By 91cavgt
We are always here, but are never there. ...

We are always here, but are never there.



My wife and daughter hate it when I say that in response to one of them asking if we are there yet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,563
Posted By 91cavgt
Their algorithm was wrong, but yet they have more...

Their algorithm was wrong, but yet they have more info than almost anyone in regards to real estate. But they still missed it? To me that screams the market has passed its peak. If housing prices...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By 91cavgt
My Coachman Chaparral has a build date of...

My Coachman Chaparral has a build date of September of 2020. It had a bad air conditioner when it got to the dealership, but this was a defect and not related to the installation. Iíve been living...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,563
Posted By 91cavgt
Well, Zillow has stopped buying houses, then they...

Well, Zillow has stopped buying houses, then they laid off 25% of their employees!!


They say they stopped buying houses because of a lack of labor and parts to flip the houses. However, I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By 91cavgt
We got an offer that we couldnít refuse on a...

We got an offer that we couldnít refuse on a house that we bought a year before. So we went and bought a 40í 5th wheel, paid off all of our debt except for our vehicles and a small RV note, and are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,884
Posted By 91cavgt
In the end, it will be Trumpís fault. Everything...

In the end, it will be Trumpís fault. Everything is.






<<< HEAVY sarcasm in case someone doesnít know>>>>
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By 91cavgt
We found a new 5th wheel that we liked in late...

We found a new 5th wheel that we liked in late July that had been on the dealer lot for months due to minor body damage caused by the shipper, and one of the roof top air conditioners was not working...
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