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    10-21-2021, 03:49 PM
    farmbif replied to a thread Quiche in Cookin' Recipe's
    fill frozen pie crust with butter fried onions, chopped up cauliflower and broccoli mix together with some sharp cheddar cheese , pour in about 6 beaten eggs with some salt and pepper, add a bunch of chopped garlic if you like garlic, top with...
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    10-20-2021, 08:53 PM
    farmbif replied to a thread John ross alley cleaner in Gas Checks
    sages outdoors is a great source for gas checks, that's pretty much all they do. if you can get them on the phone alley sweeper, very interesting name, my dad used to call short barreled shotguns, street sweepers. man, how I miss my old old man
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    10-20-2021, 08:01 PM
    crazy thoughts going though my head on this one. Steve Kehrwald, has yet to chime in on this one. just wondering who will get the last $800 jug of Varget. :popcorn:
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    10-20-2021, 06:11 PM
    I'll probably tear the pump down and go to local bearing and seal shop and see if they might have a double lip seal to fit and maybe a speedy sleeve for the shaft if its worn. or maybe just order what it needs to make it right. there's all kinds of...
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    10-20-2021, 10:26 AM
    its a 1962 ford 4000 4 cylinder diesel, ive been researching parts. from what ive learned its common for the seal area of wobble shaft to wear. now ads for rebuild kits show up on my computer.
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    10-19-2021, 06:03 PM
    on these older ford 4cyl tractors, like the 600's and 800's the hydraulic pump is gear driven bolted to the side of engine block. the engine oil pan is way overfilled, full of hydraulic fluid. oil level on dipstick is about 5" higher than the full...
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    10-19-2021, 05:40 PM
    the only place I use copper sulphate is to control fungus and leaf curl and stuff like that on fruit trees and on some row crops. its not very nice stuff to deal with, I could never imagine putting it in pot of molten lead
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    10-19-2021, 10:48 AM
    yesterday while out on my old ford tractor, its a 1962 diesel in great condition, it started acting funny. long story short, the hydraulic pump needs replacing its shooting hydraulic fluid into engine block. went to search for a new pump, they sure...
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    10-19-2021, 10:02 AM
    I hate rumors. I can't imagine Hodgdon going out of business in my lifetime. didn't they recently acquire western powders? and they bought controlling interest in Winchester powder and IMR years ago. maybe I'm wrong but that's the way I understand...
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    10-19-2021, 09:43 AM
    the speed of light is the speed of light its a constant that does not change and can be calculated exactly. looking out to the edge of our universe with the most advanced technology we have is how age of universe was estimated. it is possible there...
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    10-18-2021, 09:31 PM
    Ive been pondering quite a bit lately about life and death and god. but one thought that I can't understand or wrap my head around. man on earth is only maybe like 20 or 40 million years, or less. the earth and our sun is estimated to be 4...
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    10-18-2021, 08:24 PM
    farmbif replied to a thread rem 66 in Rimfire Area
    I haven't seen an inexpensive xp100 in decades. for some strange reason the nylon 66 usually sell for a bit more than the marlin m1, 22 cal
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    10-18-2021, 07:56 PM
    yeah the world has become a crazy place. it makes me remember an altercation I witnessed back in my drinking days. it started with words between two guys in the Waffle House which would fill up after the bars closed. then one guy smashed the others...
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    10-18-2021, 07:08 PM
    farmbif replied to a thread Electric chainsaws in Our Town
    I found that by the time I got one of those poulans started I was a pulling pro
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    10-18-2021, 01:27 PM
    farmbif replied to a thread Electric chainsaws in Our Town
    my neighbor got one of those ego power chainsaws , I was impressed she got an extra battery , but it sure does cut. not as fast as my stihl 261, but it gets the job done. and everyone around here heats with wood so chainsaw is absolutely necessary....
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    10-18-2021, 01:21 PM
    farmbif replied to a thread 357/44 Bobcat in Single Shot Guns
    I'm jealous, im still kicking myself for not buying a marlin 1894 rechambered by Bain and Davis with a die set for $400.
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    10-18-2021, 01:15 PM
    I dont know about wen, but I got a palmgren years ago and its an invaluable tool well worth the cost.
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    10-18-2021, 01:09 PM
    might I add to your reading list right at top of this page that ive included a link to is a free download called from ingot to target, a cast bullet guide for hand gunners by glen fryxell its well worth the time reading ...
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    10-18-2021, 12:03 PM
    last time I checked, sage's prices were much lower than that.
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    10-18-2021, 11:49 AM
    I have 3, the lee universal, the Lyman universal and m dies, for most calibers I end up using the m dies. they will all work once set up properly
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    10-18-2021, 11:44 AM
    I never fluxed with motor oil before. I've used bees wax, plain old gulf wax paraffin, but wood chips seem to be the cats meow. with a little glob of bees wax stirred in after sifting all the wood chips and dross out. if you can get alloy XRF id...
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    10-18-2021, 11:29 AM
    do you have a feline friend? mine brings home squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits, rats and mice continually
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    10-17-2021, 10:19 AM
    2 legged ginseng stealing critters are the worst predators in my neck of the woods this time of year. I carry a 357 mag with 158 grain gold dots.
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    10-17-2021, 10:10 AM
    I would think if you get a brain shot your good to go, but there is a reason why hunting with full metal jacket ammo is not legal for hunting game animals.
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    10-17-2021, 10:04 AM
    farmbif replied to a thread The Mower Slayer..... in Our Town
    women not mechanically inclined? I beg to differ. some women and some men are not mechanically inclined. yesterday neighbor took me to look at a truck. in our travels came across a couple tending to their farm. on a dirt track off the road was an...
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    10-16-2021, 01:50 PM
    farmbif replied to a thread The Mower Slayer..... in Our Town
    might suggest she get involved with that 4h small engine club I got my woman, because she's on the small side, a "barbie sized" yanmar 1500d. its almost indestructible. She hasn't painted it pink ---yet
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    10-16-2021, 01:28 PM
    farmbif replied to a thread Really hard lead in Cast Boolits
    if your new to casting your own bullets, never, never pass up opportunity to get inexpensive lead or other casting alloys such as printers type, wheel weights, lead bars or pipe, solder, old pewter, ect. or stuff you find in gunshop. as for...
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    10-16-2021, 09:00 AM
    I'm looking at a 98 chevy 2500 4x4, 170000 miles, real clean looking, $3500, won't start, has to be either gas pump or filter, cap and rotor or ECM., another option is a ford 2007 f350 dually with 80000miles. $9500, rode hard and hung up wet aint...
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    10-16-2021, 08:37 AM
    farmbif replied to a thread prayer needed in Our Chapel
    in our prayers, had a young 21 yr old friend commit suicide a year ago, the family they fought their way back to normalcy by staying busy and at least weekly visits from local preacher.
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check