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by hikerduane
Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Heartworm testing by your Vet, really!?
Replies: 12
Views: 204

Re: Heartworm testing by your Vet, really!?

Starting to think you guys are full of it. You'd think I found a source for really cheap meds, or someone selling out of their car trunk. Sorry I even brought this up.
Duane
by hikerduane
Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Heartworm testing by your Vet, really!?
Replies: 12
Views: 204

Re: Heartworm testing by your Vet, really!?

Been getting Heartworm meds for my dog from a online pharmacy the last 3.5 years, saving over what my local Vet charges. Now my Vet says since I get meds thru a third party, to insure my dog isn't getting meds that aren't working or fake(my wording), I need to have them do a blood test. Crap! New O...
by hikerduane
Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Heartworm testing by your Vet, really!?
Replies: 12
Views: 204

Heartworm testing by your Vet, really!?

Been getting Heartworm meds for my dog from a online pharmacy the last 3.5 years, saving over what my local Vet charges. Now my Vet says since I get meds thru a third party, to insure my dog isn't getting meds that aren't working or fake(my wording), I need to have them do a blood test. Crap! New Of...
by hikerduane
Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?
Replies: 54
Views: 728

Re: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?

It sucks, things happen. Specialist only wants me to dry after a shower, soak in saline twice a day, dry, place lightly saline soaked gauze on wound and cover, said oral antibiotics is enough. Gauze should dry and pull off dead cells. Ouch.
Duane
by hikerduane
Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:50 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?
Replies: 54
Views: 728

Re: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?

Thank you guys. Andy, your dog is pretty mellow, funny though he and the deer are nose to nose. Specialist just wants me to use a support on my hand, soak in saline twice daily, let the wound dry and scab over. The support/splint keeps the hand from flexing in the middle of the wound which would hin...
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?
Replies: 54
Views: 728

Re: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?

They are trying to do the right thing, came by last night to see how I was doing and left a card with me this AM. The ER Doctor made an appointment for me today to have a specialist look at my hand. Repo seems naturally socialized, he runs over to most people and dogs to say hi, stopping a few feet ...
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: F-18 Hornets photos in the area
Replies: 6
Views: 173

Re: F-18 Hornets photos in the area

As many years as planes, jets have been around, many people still look up to the sky.
Duane
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?
Replies: 54
Views: 728

Re: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?

I guess a couple of their dogs are what was pawned off to them by a adult kid, he was giving the dog _ell once it was back in the yard.
Duane
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: F-18 Hornets photos in the area
Replies: 6
Views: 173

F-18 Hornets photos in the area

A resident of the county got a couple pics of these by his home, close to where us Coleman guys have camped by Lake Davis in California. I can't paste links, so check out Plumas News. All I get above my place usually is the sound, trying to locate the long past jets. :)
Duane
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?
Replies: 54
Views: 728

Re: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?

I wasn't sure how to react, I was in shorts, lucky I wasn't bitten by the less aggressive dog too. A report was filled out at the hospital. With the snow still, I can't run in another direction, may have to drive a couple miles so I can run.
Duane
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 242 Shag
Replies: 17
Views: 296

Re: 242 Shag

When I am selling something on Craigslist or FB marketplace here is what I have encountered. 9 out of 10 people do not show up to look at / purchase items after scheduling a time and place. Based on this fact I do not negotiate unless you actually show up. I have stopped responding to "offers" from...
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?
Replies: 54
Views: 728

Re: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?

gpaguy wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:50 pm I would have a police report filed and make the neighbor pay for your doctors visit.
The hospital takes a report, they will be contacted I believe. They have told me to let them know my expenses.
Duane
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?
Replies: 54
Views: 728

Re: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?

.380 in the head. No nee for an aggresive dog. Just my 2 cents. Agreed! Thank you for the comments and concerns. Not enough skin around the bite to stitch up, so I guess will be a open wound for some time, was hoping to get my old snowmobile back together this week. With the next door dog, score is...
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?
Replies: 54
Views: 728

Aggressive, vicious dog, do you have one?

A few of my neighbors have very vicious or at the least "at the fence, going crazy, barking" dogs. Went jogging yesterday without Repo and one neighbor a few minutes away had a couple of their dogs get out and attack me. Managed to mostly fend them off, but still had a small chunk taken off of my ha...
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:19 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Quick lite 427 with original mica chimney
Replies: 19
Views: 179

Re: Quick lite 427 with original mica chimney

I've used Evaporust on a couple chimneys, good results. Will it affect the wording?
Duane
by hikerduane
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: anybody got one, do I want one?
Replies: 30
Views: 369

Re: anybody got one, do I want one?

Can be pressurized with a bit of denatured alcohol in the depression in the top, looks like a 123R which has the built in pricker when you rotate the valve fully ccw. The cup is sorta too small to do much with if it had it, great sound, run very well, around an hour at full blast. They do use a cott...
by hikerduane
Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:38 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Patching a chimney
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: Patching a chimney

Alexxx replaced some on his chimney, easier with the two piece panels. Don't know where he got the mica.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I can't decide
Replies: 23
Views: 446

Re: I can't decide

Red 200, save dessert(249) for last. 200's are easy to work on and may get you on a roll.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 425E stove has big flames when being used outside
Replies: 10
Views: 176

Re: 425E stove has big flames when being used outside

The tabs on the tank (not called a fuel cell here) hook in the slots on the stove case front, that way the generator tip is at the correct position in the bunsen.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: USPS Confusion
Replies: 7
Views: 126

Re: USPS Confusion

I've seen invalid tracking #'s a few times, seller maybe posting wrong tracking or sent a different parcel out.
Duane
by hikerduane
Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Here's an approach to stress cracked tanks...
Replies: 10
Views: 261

Re: Here's an approach to stress cracked tanks...

I've read where annealing will cause more stress cracks on Coleman founts.
Duane
by hikerduane
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Bit Of A Score - Peak 1 Xtreme Stove Circa Late 1990s
Replies: 17
Views: 193

Re: Bit Of A Score - Peak 1 Xtreme Stove Circa Late 1990s

Check out Jim's site, Adventures in Stoving. He uses a Brunton adapter to transfer butane to the Powermax canister.
Duane
by hikerduane
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Bit Of A Score - Peak 1 Xtreme Stove Circa Late 1990s
Replies: 17
Views: 193

Re: Bit Of A Score - Peak 1 Xtreme Stove Circa Late 1990s

If out in freezing temps and I want to use isobutane, I have a MSR Windpro II stove now, CF is much more economical though. I have used a small, canister top stove in single digit temps, just dip canister in water briefly, then again when pot of water you are heating warms a little. No need to sleep...
by hikerduane
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Bit Of A Score - Peak 1 Xtreme Stove Circa Late 1990s
Replies: 17
Views: 193

Re: Bit Of A Score - Peak 1 Xtreme Stove Circa Late 1990s

The pickup in the canisters hangs down, so should be good in cold weather. I have about 16 of the canisters, been trying to give a stove away if someone would buy a few canisters. I have all three versions of the stove.
Duane
by hikerduane
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowmobile repair, almost too much
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Re: Snowmobile repair, almost too much

The upholstery shop in town can redo my seat, even replace the partially rotted plywood base and epoxy back on one broken piece on the plastic insert that the tail/brake lights are housed in. Coming together. Bottom of the rat hole can't be seen yet. Been trying to locate another track in case the o...
by hikerduane
Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Bit Of A Score - Peak 1 Xtreme Stove Circa Late 1990s
Replies: 17
Views: 193

Re: Bit Of A Score - Peak 1 Xtreme Stove Circa Late 1990s

Fuel was selling for that much 10 years ago, just for one canister.
Duane
by hikerduane
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: That Great Golden EIB Microphone in the Sky.......
Replies: 31
Views: 583

Re: That Great Golden EIB Microphone in the Sky.......

Sad news, RIP. Enjoyed his comments, satire back in the day.
Duane
by hikerduane
Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Svea 123 question
Replies: 24
Views: 218

Re: Svea 123 question

Get a NRV tool, some tools look similar but are used for the small nipple instead of a jet, not sure if that is what they refer to as a nipple. Some tools with the "box" end will look like a NRV tool.
Duane
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Svea 123 question
Replies: 24
Views: 218

Re: Svea 123 question

I have a number of NRV tools, some can be found off the bay. The British bay stove parts sellers have them, the best are Swedish made though, sold usually by individuals.
Duane
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowmobile repair, almost too much
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Re: Snowmobile repair, almost too much

Having trouble locating a flange bolt for one missing from the suspension, a standard bolt with washer will have to do. Yes, tighten concentric collar in shaft rotation direction, not tightened too hard. Thinking now I may have been able to do all the work on the discs sandwiching the old cogs mysel...
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Svea 123 question
Replies: 24
Views: 218

Re: Svea 123 question

Well I just added a Optimus 111b to the arsenal from a local craigslist ad. For 15 bucks even. This has been a good week for me as I paid 15 for the Svea as well. I guess I’ll be ordering extra stuff. I've had 4 of the 111B's, at least 3 needed the NRV pip replaced, guess gas is harder on the rubbe...
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowmobile repair, almost too much
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Re: Snowmobile repair, almost too much

offrink wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:48 pm I think a snow machine would be fun but I feel they are like boats but take up a smaller space. True or no?
They can be. So far this $1 sled has cost me $278 dollars. I smell a rat hole.
Duane
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowmobile repair, almost too much
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Re: Snowmobile repair, almost too much

Snow has been poor around here for years, maybe better in the Lakes Basin area, have not been with a group for 18 years or more. Had issues this morning locating a bearing set that uses the concentric locking collar, very disappointed with the yoing buck in the Polaris Parts area. Located the part I...
by hikerduane
Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowmobile repair, almost too much
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Re: Snowmobile repair, almost too much

I think a 340 would fit, carbs are the same, but this 295 has under 1800 miles, starts right up. Just something to play with, not too serious of a sled. When I still had my '84 440 Indy, everyone else had much newer and capable machines. The Indy we modified quite a bit, long track, ski skins, bored...
by hikerduane
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowmobile repair, almost too much
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Re: Snowmobile repair, almost too much

I used to only take my previous sleds under 10 miles out when solo, have been on a couple 50 mile rides with friends, one was up to Gibsonville and Laporte up in the Lost Sierra area here. The hifax look good, figure the bearing in the chain case is good since this machine only has under 1800 miles ...
by hikerduane
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowmobile repair, almost too much
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Snowmobile repair, almost too much

Been dragging my feet on replacing 46 year old plastic drive cogs(sprockets) on my Polaris Colt 295SS I bought a month back. Thought I was good to go with cleaning the carbs, fuel tank and replacing fuel lines. Noticed bits of yellowed plastic on my garage floor then saw the excessive wear on the dr...
by hikerduane
Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: CQ Issues
Replies: 25
Views: 182

Re: CQ Issues

Did you try Duane's trick with partially blocking the air tube? No. How would I block it long enough to affect it? Poke a pinkie up the air tube, only need to partially block flow, nearly instant results. The couple I had to do that to ran a whole lot brighter. Used some rolled up foil or metal she...
by hikerduane
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: CQ Issues
Replies: 25
Views: 182

Re: CQ Issues

Try restricting air, poke a finger around the opening of the air tube. A couple of my lamps don't like a lot of air.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Rusty, pitted pump tube fix. Repairable??
Replies: 16
Views: 175

Re: Rusty, pitted pump tube fix. Repairable??

Well, not like this is a rare item, maybe time to just use as a shelf queen or part out.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Holy stoves Batman!
Replies: 34
Views: 376

Re: Holy stoves Batman!

One of my CQ's is a little darker than that, patina? Nice score.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Curious - White Gas Unavailable here
Replies: 23
Views: 364

Re: Curious - White Gas Unavailable here

Off season? I picked up some before Christmas in Nevada when I went to Reno.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The end of an era at TG
Replies: 51
Views: 689

Re: The end of an era at TG

Looking forward to a cold mug there Timm, not in '21 now I think, hopefully in '22.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Rusty, pitted pump tube fix. Repairable??
Replies: 16
Views: 175

Re: Rusty, pitted pump tube fix. Repairable??

A dowel, a drill, a piece of 80,120 ,220 grit sand paper. Slit the Dowel to hold the sp. Run the drill both ways and think piston bore. Sp will not take out all the putting but will round off all of the pits sharp edges. Pump cup will feel more smooth and the Pits will not tear up the leather. A ho...
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Rusty, pitted pump tube fix. Repairable??
Replies: 16
Views: 175

Re: Rusty, pitted pump tube fix. Repairable??

Heavy grease smeared around best you can?
Duane
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: kero problem
Replies: 12
Views: 217

Re: kero problem

My 1K kero gets discolored even after brief usage of my small stoves. Heat, kero cleaning out the fount on a old stove? Hmm! I fire up some of my tons of kero stoves now and then and have been using a small can to pour off used fuel into so I can use it first, then if more kero is needed to fill a f...
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 6 amp angle grinder?
Replies: 23
Views: 309

Re: 6 amp angle grinder?

The Milwaukee's price scared me off, at least what I saw in town. Have not checked for accessories for the Makita, hope stuff can be found in town.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:23 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 6 amp angle grinder?
Replies: 23
Views: 309

Re: 6 amp angle grinder?

I want to tidy up that hunk of "H" or "I" beam I got this Fall and clean the rust off a part on my snowmobile so I can replace the drive sprockets. Won't get used much, just something I have wanted for 30 years.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 427 mica question
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: 427 mica question

Fred makes them, takes about a month. I just got three from him.
Duane
by hikerduane
Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:43 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: 6 amp angle grinder?
Replies: 23
Views: 309

Re: 6 amp angle grinder?

Working on my old snowmobile, grinder will delay me on my work waiting for it. Hope to have the track and drive shaft off of the sled tomorrow. Was slow to get some motivation to start tearing into it, now with evening here, anxious to restart. Maybe a midnight shift. :)
Duane
by hikerduane
Fri Feb 12, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Products in Use, BSA 50-Miler 1988
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Coleman Products in Use, BSA 50-Miler 1988

Been there numerous times, big place. Fall and summer.
Duane