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Hello from a long-time lurker

Postby dhill » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:38 pm

Hey guys,

Time to bite the bullet and write my first post... :wave:

I've been lurking here too long I suppose, and thought I should come out of the woodwork once and for all. I joined the forum a few years back, and that was only after months of lurking, reading, and building, (then messing up, coming back here, reading, re-reading). Then I got married. (She's still a good 'un)

Made a few runs a couple of times since, but I didn't have a "permanent" set up until now. After a few years in our new home the WAF (wife acceptance factor) got high enough for a designated area in the basement for my "activities". Installed a whole house water filter, and set up the area with exhaust fan, plumbing, electrical, work benches, lights, etc. I may post some pictures later once I figure out how to strip all the metadata (and after I clean it up a bit).

Had a few successful runs last month (sugar washes). Of course that's after a month of digging out, setting up, cleaning, and tweaking my 4 year old 3"x6' Boka and 100 quart internal element boiler. Boy it feels good to be back in the drivers seat. It's a bonus that I don't have to tear down and store once I'm done (plus it's warm!)

Just a note for any new guys that may read this: I've got a great build and a great setup thanks to the knowledge gained from the reading and re-reading I've done here. My official join date was in August 2014, and I've yet to post any questions because I found they've already been answered.

A sincere thanks to all of you who share your knowledge here.

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Re: Hello from a long-time lurker

Postby crazy » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:51 pm

Nice intro.......Welcome aboard !!!
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Re: Hello from a long-time lurker

Postby fizzix » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:11 pm

Damn, man, you should be welcoming me!
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Re: Hello from a long-time lurker

Postby nuntius01 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:02 pm

welcome, once you get a good pic, post it below.
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post your still pics here
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Re: Hello from a long-time lurker

Postby Oldvine Zin » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:20 pm

Glad that we helped also :thumbup: for reading here and learning.

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