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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by FredS » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:49 am

durangopipe wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:40 pm
FredS wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:38 pm
Patching leaky waders.
Let me know how it went . . .
Once my waders start leaking, it seems like a losing battle.
I should have started on the inside. The outside patches look like I sat on a rubber cement bomb but I got the hang of it by the time I moved to the inside.

A new pair will be on my winter shopping list. I've been averaging 3 fishing trips a week since April so its probably time to drop the dough for some Simms G3's.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by Goose55 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:07 am

FredS wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:49 am
durangopipe wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:40 pm
FredS wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:38 pm
Patching leaky waders.
Let me know how it went . . .
Once my waders start leaking, it seems like a losing battle.
I should have started on the inside. The outside patches look like I sat on a rubber cement bomb but I got the hang of it by the time I moved to the inside.

A new pair will be on my winter shopping list. I've been averaging 3 fishing trips a week since April so its probably time to drop the dough for some Simms G3's.
I was curious about those and was astounded that they are about $500
"At present we're on the wrong side of the door. But all the pages of the New Testament are rustling with the rumor that it will not always be so." ~ C.S. Lewis

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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by FredS » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:22 am

Goose55 wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:07 am
FredS wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:49 am
durangopipe wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:40 pm
FredS wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:38 pm
Patching leaky waders.
Let me know how it went . . .
Once my waders start leaking, it seems like a losing battle.
I should have started on the inside. The outside patches look like I sat on a rubber cement bomb but I got the hang of it by the time I moved to the inside.

A new pair will be on my winter shopping list. I've been averaging 3 fishing trips a week since April so its probably time to drop the dough for some Simms G3's.
I was curious about those and was astounded that they are about $500
$300 for the waders. $200 for the street cred.

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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by Hovannes » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:02 am

I'm wondering if it's worth the effort to sand down and refinish an old wood cutting board that's gotten splintery.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by FredS » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:37 am

Putting a receiver hitch and trailer wiring harness on da jeep.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by Hovannes » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:57 pm

Cutting rebar into 62 pieces, 2-1/2' long to spike down a mess of landscape timbers
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by FredS » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:49 pm

FredS wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:37 am
Putting a receiver hitch and trailer wiring harness on da jeep.
Easiest job ever. 45 minutes total and probably 10 minutes of that was looking for an 18mm socket and 1/2" torque wrench. Finally gave up on looking for the torque wrench and just guesstimated with a foot long cheater pipe.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by Goose55 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:20 pm

I'm working on thinking about eradicating the weeds in my backyard.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by FredS » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:50 pm

Building a spreadsheet to record maint and mods on the Jeep. The google machine didn't return any of the shelf templates so I'll do it myself.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by Cleon » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:54 pm

Loaded up a stinky, bloated, bug-filled, and very dead raccoon that the kids found in our back yard and dropped its carcass off in a county road side ditch.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by Goose55 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:01 pm

Had to mix up 2 gallons of an organic Vinegar weed killer my neighbor gave me the recipe for, for my pea gravel backyard was turning into a meadow with all the rain we've had. Over 5 inches since July 1st. The vinegar/ Epson salt concoction works even better, with the Dawn dish soap as a surfactant and the weeds staying wet w/ our dew point and humidity off the charts. I have a Stihl blower/ mister and made quick work of it in 10 minutes. But I'm keeping it handy as I may need to repeat the application.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by coco » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:09 am

Goose55 wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:01 pm
Had to mix up 2 gallons of an organic Vinegar weed killer my neighbor gave me the recipe for, for my pea gravel backyard was turning into a meadow with all the rain we've had. Over 5 inches since July 1st. The vinegar/ Epson salt concoction works even better, with the Dawn dish soap as a surfactant and the weeds staying wet w/ our dew point and humidity off the charts. I have a Stihl blower/ mister and made quick work of it in 10 minutes. But I'm keeping it handy as I may need to repeat the application.
It works for everything.
:lol:
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by Goose55 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:16 am

coco wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:09 am
Goose55 wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:01 pm
Had to mix up 2 gallons of an organic Vinegar weed killer my neighbor gave me the recipe for, for my pea gravel backyard was turning into a meadow with all the rain we've had. Over 5 inches since July 1st. The vinegar/ Epson salt concoction works even better, with the Dawn dish soap as a surfactant and the weeds staying wet w/ our dew point and humidity off the charts. I have a Stihl blower/ mister and made quick work of it in 10 minutes. But I'm keeping it handy as I may need to repeat the application.
It works for everything.
:lol:
Even nasty looking shank brushes!
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by JMG » Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:22 pm

I really hope I finish this dumb fence tomorrow. Here's a bunch of before and "almost done" afters...

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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by JimVH » Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:38 pm

JMG wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:22 pm
I really hope I finish this dumb fence tomorrow. Here's a bunch of before and "almost done" afters...
That's a big job, especially short handed. It looks great.

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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by coco » Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:08 pm

JimVH wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:38 pm
JMG wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:22 pm
I really hope I finish this dumb fence tomorrow. Here's a bunch of before and "almost done" afters...
That's a big job, especially short handed. It looks great.
Yep
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by Gabriel » Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:54 pm

Got in a little shop time in preparation for a sale we did with the ranch. A couple of my contributions:

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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by UncleBob » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:50 pm

I built a patio chair today. Will paint tomorrow, Lord willing.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by UncleBob » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:43 am

Filling cracks, sanding, and painting chair #2.
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Re: What Are You Working On?

Post by FredS » Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:21 pm

JimVH wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:38 pm
JMG wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:22 pm
I really hope I finish this dumb fence tomorrow. Here's a bunch of before and "almost done" afters...
That's a big job, especially short handed. It looks great.
Whoa nellie! Did you just make fun of his stump?
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"One of the things I love about CPS is the frank and enthusiastic dysfunction here. God help me, I do love it so." – OldWorldSwine

"I'd like to put a hook in that puppet and swing it through a bunch of salmon!" - durangopipe

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