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Forum: Other topics 12-29-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,574
Posted By zedd
Tighty-Whities. Ack!

Was working with a buddy splitting firewood when the splitter developed a leak spraying hydraulic fluid all over the play. Shut the machine down and set about to repair the leak. Said buddy left...
Forum: Other topics 12-11-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,265
Posted By zedd
I swear this is a true story. Years ago DW...

I swear this is a true story.

Years ago DW and I lived in a small rental in a Bellevue Washington neighborhood while we were building our "retirement" home further out of town. One dark and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-11-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,685
Posted By zedd
I smiled at that remark. Somebody's cow wandered...

I smiled at that remark. Somebody's cow wandered into our yard this morning and I had to make several calls to neighbors find out who she belonged to. I think I'm in flyover country too.

Oh and...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-02-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 152,205
Posted By zedd
Thanks! What was especially satisfying was to...

Thanks! What was especially satisfying was to have worked on it with my teenage grandson.
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-22-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 152,205
Posted By zedd
Some dabble in oils. I dabble in concrete

Formed up and then poured a board-formed concrete retaining wall last week. Today stripped the forms and cut off the form ties. The forming was definitely old-school, rough-sawn lumber, plywood and...
Forum: Other topics 09-11-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By zedd
We've been driving less since the onset of the...

We've been driving less since the onset of the [-]zombie apocalypse[/-] pandemic. DW's Tahoe battery wasn't holding a charge. Isolated it to a vampire draw from the stereo. Temporary fix was to...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 08-30-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By zedd
Users absolutely hate the new Firefox web browser

"Mozilla is beginning to roll out a new version of its Firefox (https://www.techradar.com/news/mozilla-firefox-update-protects-users-against-redirect-tracking) browser for Android devices and users...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 08-15-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By zedd
Posting an update. Installation was delayed...

Posting an update. Installation was delayed because I underestimated the amount of speaker wire needed.


Installed and sounds great. That little 100-ish watt Bluetooth amp puts out more than...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 08-02-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,065
Posted By zedd
How do you know that? If you want to say that...

How do you know that? If you want to say that you've had no Covid19-like symptoms in that time period, well okay I get that. But in the absence of testing how can you say with confidence that you...
Forum: Other topics 07-28-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,392
Posted By zedd
Thanks. That reminds me that I gotta chest...

Thanks. That reminds me that I gotta chest freezer under a tarp in the backyard that I gotta move into the newly built shop. That old girl (the freezer) is the size of a VW Beetle. I think she was...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-27-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,753
Posted By zedd
"If the women don't find you handsome, they...

"If the women don't find you handsome,
they should at least find you handy"
- Red Green
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 07-27-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By zedd
I appreciate the feedback. Decided to go...

I appreciate the feedback.

Decided to go with four, wired (non-bluetooth), 6.5", in-ceiling, 250w, 8ohm, 2-way, low-end speakers. The ceiling is rocked but I still have open access to the shop...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-25-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,753
Posted By zedd
Made me laugh out loud. :laugh:

Made me laugh out loud. :laugh:
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 07-18-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By zedd
I'll definitely look into wifi speakers....

I'll definitely look into wifi speakers. Initially the music source will be an otherwise abandoned android smart phone. Have plans for partitioning a "clean room" in that larger space and will...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 07-18-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By zedd
AC powered bluetooth speakers

I've completed the construction of my 1920 sqft workshop :dance: but now realize that I didn't make any accomodation for a sound system.

I'm in the market for bluetooth speaker(s). I still have...
Forum: Other topics 07-13-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 291,900
Posted By zedd
Pellet smoker tube (12") to add to my Treager. ...

Pellet smoker tube (12") to add to my Treager. Didn't know these gadgets existed. Can be used to add extra smokey flavor for hot or cold smoking.
Forum: Other topics 06-26-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 866
Posted By zedd
My first car when I was 16. 66' Chevelle SS...

My first car when I was 16.

66' Chevelle SS 396. Nadine.
I sure miss her
Forum: Other topics 06-19-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,209
Posted By zedd
Live in a rural area. Local custom is to park...

Live in a rural area. Local custom is to park vehicles, equipment, furniture, etc. inside the property owner's fence but near the road. If it's parked there, it's for sale.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-06-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 27,808
Posted By zedd
Participated in a cattle auction yesterday. ...

Participated in a cattle auction yesterday. There were NO feeder cattle to be had. "Feeder cattle" are 700-plus pound critters destined for the feedlots and then the grocery stores. Typically there...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-26-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 40,644
Posted By zedd
keep er movin

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SlHwTVaQN6A&feature=youtu.be
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-08-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 40,644
Posted By zedd
Where do we go now?

Nothing like a good polka to kick the crap out of the covid19 blues


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wbsEZzgCwmI&feature=youtu.be&noapp=1
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 04-08-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,798
Posted By zedd
My wireless home network signal was not reaching...

My wireless home network signal was not reaching the detached workshop 200 feet from the house. Bought a TP-Link N300 WiFi Extender for $15.99 and plugged it into the RV pedestal located halfway...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-03-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 27,808
Posted By zedd
Thinking outside of the box

Drove into town today and stopped at the ready-mix place. There weren't no line. Got me a truck load of sand. Yeah sand.

...and when there was no meat, we ate fowl and when there was no fowl, ...
Forum: Other topics 04-02-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 291,900
Posted By zedd
My wireless home network signal was not reaching...

My wireless home network signal was not reaching the detached workshop 200 feet from the house. Bought a TP-Link N300 WiFi Extender for $15.99 and plugged it into the RV pedestal located halfway...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-01-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 40,644
Posted By zedd
Why this nation will never be invaded. The women...

Why this nation will never be invaded. The women too are arse-kickers.

Full disclosure: Hold our neighbors to the north in high regard.
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