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Re: Hijack my thread

Post by Truckinbutch » Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:34 pm

Location is the key . Not every piece of oak is stave material . Buyers came into my area buying and harvesting select old growth white oak to supply a now defunct stave mill over a hundred miles from my home . That was mid '40's to early '50's .
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Post by Jimbo » Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:55 pm

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Post by bearriver » Mon Dec 29, 2014 10:15 pm

Jimbo wrote:Fun with light
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Post by cranky » Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:02 am

My wife sold my bike. :( She is afraid I will hurt myself if I convert it to a rocket bike. Of course she's right but that's beside the point. So my newest evil plan now is to build the rocket first, then buy another bike so I can get the conversion done before she has a chance to do anything about it. :D

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Post by Kegg_jam » Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:04 am

cranky wrote:So my newest evil plan now is to build the rocket first, then buy another bike so I can get the conversion done before she has a chance to do anything about it. :D
Just say your building it for a friend...

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Post by cranky » Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:50 am

She won't buy that, she knows I don't have any friends

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Post by jedneck » Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:05 am

cranky wrote:She won't buy that, she knows I don't have any friends
You have 25000 friends.
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Post by cranky » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:04 pm

jedneck wrote:
cranky wrote:She won't buy that, she knows I don't have any friends
You have 25000 friends.
It is true I feel over the past year I have become closer to people here than most other people. I find it very refreshing that so many like minded people to myself actually exist in this world.

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Post by Fastill » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:06 pm

jedneck wrote:
cranky wrote:She won't buy that, she knows I don't have any friends
You have 25000 friends.
But he will only need 6 to carry the pine box.
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Post by jedneck » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:10 pm

Fastill wrote:
jedneck wrote:
cranky wrote:She won't buy that, she knows I don't have any friends
You have 25000 friends.
But he will only need 6 to carry the pine box.
And 24994 that can get likkered up
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Post by cranky » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:30 pm

jedneck wrote:
Fastill wrote:
jedneck wrote:
cranky wrote:She won't buy that, she knows I don't have any friends
You have 25000 friends.
But he will only need 6 to carry the pine box.
And 24994 that can get likkered up
Don't plan on needing 6, going straight to the BBQ, Might let you use the ash for neuts for a ferment or two though. :lol:

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Post by MitchyBourbon » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:41 pm

Oh man, dead man booze. Might just be a market for that.
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Post by jedneck » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:43 pm

MitchyBourbon wrote:Oh man, dead man booze. Might just be a market for that.
Twice chard.
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Post by MitchyBourbon » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:45 pm

Maybe call it soilent green.
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Post by Jimbo » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:48 pm

filtered through the charred remains of a dozen of our closest friends?
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Post by cranky » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:07 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :crazy: LSHMSFOAIDMT

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Post by woodshed » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:09 pm

I was supervisor on the construction of Tara Mandala, a huge Buddhist retreat here. David was the visionary along with his wife LAMA Tsultrim. David died in his sleep @ 55 from a heart attack near the end of construction.

As some may know the Buddhist build a funeral pyre. And yes, freedom of religion allows this here in the US.
After a 2 hour ceremony he was brought out and lit up.

NOT something you want to ever smell. Other than that it was pretty cool.

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Post by cranky » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:24 pm

I have some sort of vague memory of the smell of burning human flesh and if I remember correctly it is not a smell I ever want to smell again. Of course like so many other memories I can't recall the circumstance, I got hit on the head a few years back by something big and heavy and have lost a lot of memories.

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Post by MitchyBourbon » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:33 pm

Can't say that I have had any experience smelling burnt people. I will be happy if it stays that way. I prefer Bacon.
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Post by Jimbo » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:35 pm

MitchyBourbon wrote:Can't say that.I have had any experience. I will be happy if it stays that way.
+1 me too. Forever indebted to our brethren who fought overseas and cant say the same.
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Post by Fastill » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:47 pm

We kill animals to eat, what we dont eat goes into the outdoor furnace to burn. Bones, fat, hide. Cheap and easy BTUs. Smells awfull. Don't know if we smell that way, but not a good smell anyhow.
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Post by Rng4 » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:52 pm

The smell of a human burning is like no other smell. Once you smell it you will never forget it, and will know exactly what it is if you ever smell it again. If you are unlucky enuf to be near it for very long you might as well toss the clothes you are wearing. Can't wash it out

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Post by goinbroke2 » Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:06 pm

Rng4 wrote:The smell of a human burning is like no other smell. Once you smell it you will never forget it, and will know exactly what it is if you ever smell it again. If you are unlucky enuf to be near it for very long you might as well toss the clothes you are wearing. Can't wash it out
True dat!
The smell of a bloated body busting open is hard on the gag reflex too. I smelled somebody burning garbage in their furnace a while back as I was out walking the dog, put me right back in Duravar Croatia in March '92. Smell is the strongest sensations they say for memory.
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Post by moosemilk » Wed Dec 31, 2014 12:28 am

2nd and 3rd degree burns up my legs and stomach from a gas fire when I was a kid. That's enough smelling burned flesh for a lifetime, and it wasn't even that severe.

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Post by woodshed » Wed Dec 31, 2014 12:55 am

So many heroes among us. Every chance I get I thank those who have served for my freedom.
I am humbled by most of what I hear from them. My step father was in Korea. You all deserve the utmost respect.

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Post by rad14701 » Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:37 pm

The smell of burning flesh and mutilated bodies is something that sticks with you for a lifetime... I used to be able to tell if there was a fatality at an accident scene just by the smell in the air and that meant I got to do most of the dirty work because it didn't effect me like it did others... I can still see visions of things people shouldn't have to see as clear as day over 30 years later... Been known to eat lunch while observing autopsies, even burn victims, if that is any indication of how little such stuff bothers me...

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Post by still_stirrin » Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:12 pm

rad14701 wrote:...Been known to eat lunch while observing autopsies, even burn victims, if that is any indication of how little such stuff bothers me...
Gosh, Rad is such a sensitive guy! :roll: :shock:
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Post by Bigbob » Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:34 pm

You get that way posting 17000 times on why a thermometer does not work on a pot still!! Happy new year Rad! :thumbup:
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Post by jedneck » Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:18 pm

Woodsheds handle has been hijacked. When he is back I think there is gonna hafta be a mrswoodshed handle made. Hope all is well in pogasa spring.
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Post by T-Pee » Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:22 pm

Gotta admire a woman that gets into the old man's likker locker when he ain't home...with his blessings, no less.

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