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    I have one saw,a Husqvarna 2100 that came from...

    I have one saw,a Husqvarna 2100 that came from some island of the coast of Washington state .I suspect it's been modified to some extent although I've never been inside it to check .At any rate it...
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    Sticky: I had to trim the hedge today .It's only once or...

    I had to trim the hedge today .It's only once or twice a year thing ,slow growing .First I had to get the Echo trimmer running then I had to keep it running .The last 30 foot of it used a Stihl 200T...
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    Silver maple is often planted because they grow fast .However after a few years they tend to be self pruners ,drop limbs .I have no idea where they come from because the native species in this part...
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    It went from the monsoons right to the Sahara...

    It went from the monsoons right to the Sahara dessert in about three days .Been in the 90's .
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    It's entirely possible a piece of something got...

    It's entirely possible a piece of something got lodged between the clutch and the drum .
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    Sticky: Months of planing worked out good .Got Georgie...

    Months of planing worked out good .Got Georgie girl moved in about 8 hours .Picked up the U- Haul in Toledo at 10 AM ,moved out a 12:30 .Drove 85 miles ,had it unload and returned before 6 PM .Had a...
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    People can get real creative with them for sure...

    People can get real creative with them for sure .There must be a millions of them sitting in yards through out the world .If it wasn't for "cash for clunkers " they would have ran out of steel to...
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    Many people don't have the room for a 40 footer...

    Many people don't have the room for a 40 footer .A 20 will cost within 200 dollars of what they get for a 40 .That one cost me $2324 .delivery included ,no tax . This one is certified "cargo ready "...
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    Now the damage .It rained like a cow pissen on a...

    Now the damage .It rained like a cow pissen on a flat rock for several days before this thing arrived .Bad combination .6-8 inches of woods top soil which gets like grease over blue or yellow clay...
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    Here it is ,done except a coat of Rust-Oleum...

    Here it is ,done except a coat of Rust-Oleum hunter green paint .
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    I might add if anybody decides to get one they...

    I might add if anybody decides to get one they have to be level .Side to side not end to end .The doors fit so tight on these sea going boxes if they are out of alignment you cannot operate the...
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    If push came to shove so to speak I would have...

    If push came to shove so to speak I would have set up a couple snatch blocks and used a 1" nylon rope .You have enough blocks you could tow a battle ship with a garden tractor .Of course it would...
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    The precipitation in the lake states will average...

    The precipitation in the lake states will average itself out every two or three years .We've had mild winters the last several years and very little snow .It just decided to make it all up in one...
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    Well we got-er-done .Good thing I had the dozer....

    Well we got-er-done .Good thing I had the dozer. Rained all day it was a muddy mess .I've got to square it up and level it but that's not a big deal .About 4 gallons of Rustoleum and it will look...
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    By George the little crawler might get-er-done .I...

    By George the little crawler might get-er-done .I looked up the Nebraska test and on this,the gasoline version with 12" tracks ,it has the ratio was about 97 percent of machine weight .At 9600...
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    I saw a rigging contractor roll and ramp a 200...

    I saw a rigging contractor roll and ramp a 200 ton transformer with a 10,000 pound high lift about 800 feet .That thing was so heavy it broke the down the ties in the railroad siding in the factory...
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    I'm sitting here cogitating a contingency plan in...

    I'm sitting here cogitating a contingency plan in case the trucker can't place this thing where I want it .It weighs around 8400 pounds ,I'm not certain if a 9600 pound bull dozer will move it or...
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    To me it's just a less expensive option than...

    To me it's just a less expensive option than building another shed or something .While it's been kind of fun doing the prep work for this thing it's also been a pain in the buttocks .Reviving a 65...
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    It wouldn't take one of those heavy things which...

    It wouldn't take one of those heavy things which actually is one thing I don't have .If it were on blocks a three ton floor jack with a big pad would do it .It 's not like you are lifting the whole...
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    I'd never consider building a house .From what I...

    I'd never consider building a house .From what I read the Chinese spray the decking with some nasty stuff to ward off the bugs .I also heard the whole thing is lead based paint .It's just furniture...
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    A story from a long time ago .My first wife was...

    A story from a long time ago .My first wife was research assistant at the Coast Guard Academy when the CG did the most comprehensive testing of all types of line up to that point .All types of lines...
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    On that elongation issue we used to splice ,just...

    On that elongation issue we used to splice ,just after the eye spice 17" of white line in a 10" area . White line is soft 3 strand cotton with almost no elongation .That way if the white line got...
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    That's why you have to have them level I suppose...

    That's why you have to have them level I suppose .I've got the blocks cut and if I figured it correctly it should be within a 1/4" .For right now I'll set it down on 4 blocks ,one on each corner...
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    Modern methods certainly are more easy than old...

    Modern methods certainly are more easy than old school methods .This is a level not a transit because it has no azimuth .I got it cheap but had to have it factory adjusted because evidently someone...
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    Now this is funny .I had a block layer with a...

    Now this is funny .I had a block layer with a tender laying up a foundation for me because I didn't have the time .They couldn't get their laser to work so I set up the sight level .trammed it in...
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