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    Yesterday, 04:57 PM
    a friend has a massy with the backhoe attachment, I had to show him how to drop it and reattach it. it had surprisingly good digging power and was easy to operate. another friend has a coyote tractor with a similar backhoe attachment that won't...
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    Yesterday, 04:32 PM
    I gave up on shingles and have metal on every roof I own. look into a standing seam commercial grade metal and be done with roofing for the next 50 plus years. metal costs a lot more up front but with the insurance savings and longevity it pays you...
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    01-17-2018, 09:49 PM
    mine has the prefab formica top you get from lowes, it was originally my wife's pantry and spare baking area. have not noticed a static buildup and it sure cleans up nice. I worry about the bottom pour pot getting it to hot or the fresh castings...
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    01-17-2018, 01:15 PM
    don't mean this to be hurtful but if they live a mile away you could just as easily go there as opposed to them coming to see you. I must be missing something.
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    01-17-2018, 10:22 AM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Kitchen Counter Tops in Our Town
    I had access to corian, a division of our company had a license to sell and install and I was able to buy the stuff wholesale and DIY. we went right over the old tops and it raised the counter by a half inch, did the whole job in a day
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    01-15-2018, 10:18 PM
    just in case. might degrade the plastic. definitely get higher temps in a dark container in sunlight.
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    01-15-2018, 10:13 PM
    at first I thought you were just goofing off trying to plate but holy cow you are getting somewhere, sucks because now I might have to try this and I have too many other irons in the fire right now.
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    01-15-2018, 10:25 AM
    you do not want to store powder in anything that is sealed tight, if it goes you want the gas to escape and not build up. keep it cool and dry and in a dark area.
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    01-14-2018, 11:20 PM
    marking this so I have it.
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    01-13-2018, 08:00 PM
    Sorry. Missed the muzzle loader part.
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    01-13-2018, 04:27 PM
    Face to face is illegal in Colorado, you need to go through a ffl
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    01-13-2018, 04:25 PM
    Already a member, but had to use wife's account because I don't have one
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    01-11-2018, 08:04 PM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Sams club closing. in Our Town
    Ever since Sam died their prices have risen to normal prices, we used to go twice a year and stock up, now its cheaper to watch sales and stock up localy
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    01-11-2018, 04:19 PM
    At least your house got a little bit of repair done. Sometimes the lord works in mysterious ways, hopefully something positive will come from this
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    01-08-2018, 06:20 PM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Just a story in Our Town
    No tripping for us, it's 18000 feet of one pipe. Usually if we cannot get unstuck, wireline runs down through our pipe and drops a load of acid that cuts the bit from the motor. At my age I could never do like you guys did. I sit in a recliner...
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    01-07-2018, 10:33 PM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Just a story in Our Town
    well boaz your prayer came a little late, we got our bit stuck 18000 feet in the hole. spent the whole 12 hour shift going from pumping 6 barrels a minute to none trying to get the bit to jump what ever it is hung on. had one seat go out on the pump...
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    01-06-2018, 11:13 PM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Just a story in Our Town
    nowadays on turners ranch they have ranch hands with radar guns that clock the traffic on the lease roads, get cought speeding you were blacklisted from the property. we had one guy got a speeding ticket on a lease road in Greeley and we finished...
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    01-06-2018, 06:55 PM
    If you pull the fuel line off and crank, does fuel come out
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    01-03-2018, 04:27 PM
    I voted for him and hope he pulls off everything he promised but it is an up hill battle. if you think there is nothing evil in the koran then you have not read it. to many Christians have their heads in the sand like an ostrich and are going to...
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    01-03-2018, 02:08 PM
    that looks very nice. would love to see a photo of the stack out of the hull just for reference.
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    01-03-2018, 01:44 PM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Just a story in Our Town
    our BOP's set about 20 feet in the air, we have to cycle them each well and visually see the "guts" work. we have gone from the traditional 4 valve set up to the 2 valve combi unit. we were on a pad and the company man came running out of his...
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    01-02-2018, 10:53 PM
    mine says to expect it sometime the first of next month.
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    01-02-2018, 09:30 AM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Just a story in Our Town
    Have you ever done hydro shocking. We were doing that and I was told not to excede 9500 psi as or pumps were only rated for 10000 psi. Did several that went off at 6000 like they were supposed to but one went to 9500 and still did not go off, we...
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    01-02-2018, 09:20 AM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Just a story in Our Town
    Yah wireline was shooting perfs for frac and they lost the guns downhill. One of the other crews fished a set of live guns and just as they broke surface they went off, few hands got so scared from having ball bearings being shot at them they quit...
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    01-02-2018, 12:22 AM
    rancher1913 replied to a thread Just a story in Our Town
    well I was going to try and post a photo of what night shift left us, but can not get anything to work. we do 14 on and 7 off and with travel we are doing 16 hour days, gets hard on an old man but ranching just don't make ends meet. I am part of a...
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