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by nevada_ed
Sat Nov 13, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Friend sent me suspenders idea he uses. OT
Replies: 11
Views: 264

Friend sent me suspenders idea he uses. OT

Keep your pants on HIKERS® are made to be worn under your shirt as an undergarment. (Ad) HIKERS-button-fly-suspenders.jpg I wrote him back: Mark, I was quite relieved when I saw the proper place to attach it! He wrote back: Lol. I know. They came close to having to post a disclaimer about “if your ...
by nevada_ed
Sun Nov 07, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Two more antique fans given a new life.
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: OT - Two more antique fans given a new life.

Those are great, now I want one too.
by nevada_ed
Mon Oct 25, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: How-To & Safety Pages
Topic: Salvaging a generator
Replies: 2
Views: 39114

Re: Salvaging a generator

Update for member request: It is a good idea to anneal the generator flare by heating with a small torch the lower area to a red hot glow, clench in water, this returns the brass to a more malleable state, reducing the chance of splits caused by "work hardening" of the brass. Note Added: Inspect the...
by nevada_ed
Mon Oct 25, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Hope you don't mind me mentioning....
Replies: 73
Views: 904

Re: Hope you don't mind me mentioning....

Happy B-Day Dean! I wonder if a thread about major health issues from members is in order here. Younger, like Pancho, and older to boot.
by nevada_ed
Mon Oct 04, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: I'm Back! "On a part time basis"
Replies: 31
Views: 769

Re: I'm Back! "On a part time basis"

Welcome back, and understand how those life changes can be. about a year ago I forced my own collection down to 45-50 pieces, my favorites and have no regrets now, well maybe a few, lol, not that many.
by nevada_ed
Thu Sep 30, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: pirate shipping Grrrrr
Replies: 23
Views: 620

Re: pirate shipping Grrrrr

I decided to check on the package: here is what I found in pirate tracking...

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by nevada_ed
Thu Sep 30, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: pirate shipping Grrrrr
Replies: 23
Views: 620

Re: pirate shipping Grrrrr

Steve is the one that got me to start using Pirate Shipping, lol. And it has saved me a bunch of fees. But.... the other day I sent a package to Alaska, it had weighted 1# 13oz, when I paid for the shipping and printed the label I thought, gees that was cheap, 5 buck and change. Well later it got to...
by nevada_ed
Mon Sep 27, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Anyone into fish aquariums?
Replies: 42
Views: 728

Re: Anyone into fish aquariums?

Neighbor was having a garage sale, I bought her small tank and stand, fun to do it again. In Alaska I had a 155 gal marine reef tank, wet filtration below, I spent so much money on the setup, omg. My wife didn't want me to get even this small garage sale tank, lol.
by nevada_ed
Sat Sep 18, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Windows OS - 11
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Re: Windows OS - 11

Hi Jim, that TPM version 2.0, I don't think they are going to let that go, they may change some other requirements, but not that one. On about my fourth Win 11 "Flight" package here, and I kind of like it. There may be some users ticked off over the TPM but it is part of the heart of the upgrade, se...
by nevada_ed
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Windows OS - 11
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Windows OS - 11

Here I run two computers on my desktop, two monitors, one with Windows, the other Linux (Ubuntu flavor), guess I have a foot in two ponds, I like both of them, edging more towards Linux as things progress. Using the Windows insider program I have been running Windows 11 (beta Version). Candidly it i...
by nevada_ed
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Norm MacDonald
Replies: 14
Views: 343

Re: Norm MacDonald

Really enjoyed his delivery, always a pleasure to catch him doing his thing. RIP Norm
by nevada_ed
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT digital calipre 😎
Replies: 14
Views: 324

Re: OT digital calipre 😎

Yep I am with Dean too, had the dial caliper here for oh 30 years, oh dang I think more like 40 years, oh never mind!
by nevada_ed
Thu Aug 19, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Smoke, anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 814

Re: Smoke, anyone?

Smoke is really bad, heavy, this pic is from the Dixie fire area.
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"Seen in a long exposure photograph, embers light up hillsides as the Dixie Fire burns near Milford in Lassen County, Calif., on Tuesday."
by nevada_ed
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: A very disturbing discovery.
Replies: 19
Views: 632

Re: A very disturbing discovery.

I think many of us will be following this thread to hear what other think or have experience with the issue. Only one time did I have a full can of Coleman Fuel smell off, I had bought it at a garage sale.
by nevada_ed
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Smoke, anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 814

Re: Smoke, anyone?

Here in Reno it is also really bad, we live on the very Northern tip of Reno city limits, where the actual readings for Reno are the worst. BLM land all around us, Mt. Patterson close to us, we can't even see it right now. We have been surrounded by fires, the other night a 1/6 of the horizon (north...
by nevada_ed
Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Need CPAP Solutions for a week of scout camping
Replies: 17
Views: 306

Re: Need CPAP Solutions for a week of scout camping

Some CPAP machines are powered with a 110VAC to 24VDC switching power supply as is the one I use, a Resmed. Another problem can be the DC connection the unit may require a three wire connection, the third wire a monitoring/sensor contact that must see the circuit. I suggest you do not use a square o...
by nevada_ed
Sat Jun 12, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Cutting Cable - but with alternatives. - Updated
Replies: 16
Views: 494

Re: OT - Cutting Cable - but with alternatives. - Updated

Update now that I have had the T-Mobile Home Internet going for a few weeks.... There have been a few glitches, streaming to the smart TVs have some selective problems, Sling streaming loses track of where it is at times, like during a commercial break it often does not pickup that the channel is ba...
by nevada_ed
Sat Jun 12, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: a friend of mine
Replies: 37
Views: 994

Re: a friend of mine

It goes to the intent, if someone is asking for some personal insight/suggestions on a subject, may it be professional help is suggested, if a responder suggests turning to counseling, be it religious or clinical, based on their own experience that would be a heart felt response. Long ago we decided...
by nevada_ed
Tue May 25, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Cutting Cable - but with alternatives. - Updated
Replies: 16
Views: 494

Re: OT - Cutting Cable - but with alternatives.

Hi Dan, The main thing here was I would get a deal done with Spectrum and the price would rise after a few months, finally it went back to basic cable TV and Internet, and the price jumped. I miss the local news and weather I admit, most of the rest... not so much, lol. Even Spectrum is now producin...
by nevada_ed
Fri May 21, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Cutting Cable - but with alternatives. - Updated
Replies: 16
Views: 494

Re: OT - Cutting Cable - but with alternatives.

Andy, go to T-mobile and look at the T-Mobile Home Internet map. The snip shows where I live and it is almost all 5G covered, right next to the California Border, but still in the huge Reno city limits. Jim, I have the Tubi app on the TVs, Pluto, as well as a few others, also using Sling TV for news...
by nevada_ed
Thu May 20, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Cutting Cable - but with alternatives. - Updated
Replies: 16
Views: 494

OT - Cutting Cable - but with alternatives. - Updated

Here we let go of Cable service, semi bundled with stuff we did not want anyway. We had been with Charter/Spectrum for many years, but really we only wanted Internet service. Jane and I are movie buffs, and like some of the series and all that, but tired of being forced to include the cable packages...
by nevada_ed
Fri May 07, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Round vs Flat Gasket
Replies: 22
Views: 465

Re: Round vs Flat Gasket

Having talked with some very experienced collectors over the years I know some always say, "I do not use the O-rings for gaskets." That being said, years ago I bought a bunch of both sizes 0-rings from an American manufacture wholesale outlet. I have not experienced any problem with them so far. The...
by nevada_ed
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The question of providing values
Replies: 73
Views: 1105

Re: The question of providing values

Interesting topic. Lets look back for reasons to have or not having pricing list. I started collecting with Aladdin lamps, soon I joined the Aladdin lamp collectors, can't remember the exact name but they had a forum, very active. After I paid my dues or signed up I got pamphlets in the mail, and on...
by nevada_ed
Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Blue threadlocker or?
Replies: 35
Views: 525

Re: Blue threadlocker or?

Lots of good advise and choices, I have used BLUE thread locker fir a long time, it works well!
by nevada_ed
Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aladdin mantle quality?
Replies: 16
Views: 242

Re: Aladdin mantle quality?

I received some inquiries on Aladdin mantles after my post. For others i will post the reply here: I have sold some, sorry, I have only 5ea U.S.A. Nashville made mantles left. I may have a few of the lessor quality mantles somewhere, I can look for them if you want. Usually I take them out of the bo...
by nevada_ed
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Aladdin mantle quality?
Replies: 16
Views: 242

Re: Aladdin mantle quality?

The last of the European made mantles, now rare, I think were the Malta ones, all others are ummm, not as good.I'll PM you as I have some of the better, good, and not so good Aladdin mantles.
by nevada_ed
Wed Mar 10, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What Would You Do?
Replies: 56
Views: 779

Re: What Would You Do?

Gees, not so easy. Years ago a guy came to the house to buy a lantern I had on Craig's list. He spotted a lantern hanging in the garage with red lettering on the bottom, DC-5. He told me as a teen he had lit that lamp when at Deer Camp (DC) when he went with his dad and dad's friends that had a deer...
by nevada_ed
Mon Mar 08, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT: New Project. Sunny D Road Runner Hay Squeeze
Replies: 51
Views: 643

Re: OT: New Project. Sunny D Road Runner Hay Squeeze

Post lots of pictures, I love seeing a project like this... ummm more so that I don't have to do it too.
by nevada_ed
Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Coleman Carbon Monoxide CO output. Kerosene
Replies: 19
Views: 1226

Re: Coleman Carbon Monoxide CO output. Kerosene

In heating equipment, natural gas, propane, coal, it is all too easy to produce CO. As a mechanical contractor when I lived in Alaska, I had test equipment, Bacharach, Lynn analyzer O2. CO, CO2, and other equipment, what surprised me was that while you can get fuel oil, stove oil, (in the kerosene c...
by nevada_ed
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Snowmobile repair, almost too much
Replies: 19
Views: 383

Re: Snowmobile repair, almost too much

Being from Alaska we used to call them Snow Machines, not sure why we didn't usually say snow mobile. The thing I noticed is you said 45 y/o, I just could not trust a 45 y/o machine to take me out to the boonies and be sure to get me back home. We used to take the machines 15-25 miles into cabins fo...
by nevada_ed
Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: It ain't what it used to be...
Replies: 56
Views: 876

Re: It ain't what it used to be...

What is it they say: No good deed goes unpunished. Over 25 years I often had employees in my business, most of them younger than myself, and some better than others, lol. My last employee as I was downsizing, was a friend of ours son who had dropped out of college, his mother asked me to hire him an...
by nevada_ed
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Light up for Dad
Replies: 28
Views: 307

Re: Light up for Dad

Our condolences to you and family.
by nevada_ed
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Another generator experiment
Replies: 59
Views: 1909

Re: Another generator experiment

This is a great thread but seems to have attracted a troll.

I did some of the same things as well as others sometime back, labeled salvage a generator. There are times when you need to fix what you have in hand! Like out camping. Not to mention experimenting can just be fun.
by nevada_ed
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Understanding the covid-19 vaccination
Replies: 47
Views: 1016

Re: Understanding the covid-19 vaccination

Glad to be able to say I get my first vaccine shot this afternoon, it was not easy to get one set. The VA has no where to sign up, no info on how/where to register, timeline, nada. So I looked to the county, nope, then out of the blue I get an email telling me to go to (my) MyChart site for Renown H...
by nevada_ed
Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 87
Views: 1383

Re: Sad news

Our condolences.
by nevada_ed
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Understanding the covid-19 vaccination
Replies: 47
Views: 1016

Re: Understanding the covid-19 vaccination

It is a good post, something most of us are concerned about. There may be an element here that might want to take it political, please don't. This is such an important topic to most of us.

Ed, as Mod
by nevada_ed
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: This is the second call on your vehicle warranty .....
Replies: 35
Views: 518

This is the second call on your vehicle warranty .....

Call this morning:

This is the second call on your vehicle warranty .....

It is such BS, it was at least the hundredth call on my vehicle warranty!!
by nevada_ed
Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Post Holiday Give-away
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: OT - Post Holiday Give-away

Ok great and hope you enjoy using it, sending PM for information.
by nevada_ed
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Post Holiday Give-away
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: OT - Post Holiday Give-away

Ok, not yet, but I will add a number between 1 and 10, first that gets that wins, for those that tried a letter, now try a number too, other do both a number and a letter, number or letter wins.
by nevada_ed
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Post Holiday Give-away
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: OT - Post Holiday Give-away

Not those, it is a different letter. And I agree with JimL above these can be very handy. It is one of the most used letters in the banner. As I am thinking about it..... even if you have smart TV, these can add features the TV might not have, and apps the TVs don't have. You can browse the internet...
by nevada_ed
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT - Post Holiday Give-away
Replies: 17
Views: 285

OT - Post Holiday Give-away

In the last few years I bought a few of these, like for my son and his kids, my neighbor, the extra TV in the house, slowly they cam back as those users bought smart TVs that didn't need a smart TV box. Well I am trying to clean up boxes of stuff I don't use and dang I found another one of these, it...
by nevada_ed
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: Which ultrasound to buy?
Replies: 18
Views: 436

Re: Which ultrasound to buy?

I got a cheap one at Harbor Freight some years back, it had a very modest.... worthless transducer in it. But hey it was really cheaply priced, lol.
by nevada_ed
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Why when Covid19 is on the news or print
Replies: 38
Views: 576

Re: Why when Covid19 is on the news or print

Tigerfans2 wrote: Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:50 pm Well...it DOES make you a little queasy when you see a guy up the line bleeding from the gun
Yeah I have to agree with that, we saw a couple of those too, one was, I think, the person had not stopped moving into place and the gun wasn't flush or maybe not straight on.
by nevada_ed
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Why when Covid19 is on the news or print
Replies: 38
Views: 576

Re: Why when Covid19 is on the news or print

Several people I know say they are not getting the vaccine, me, as soon as I can get it and the sooner the better. In basic training for the Army at Ft. Ord, Calif, I knew a big strapping guy that every time we got a vaccination, he would faint, just faint and drop to the ground, oh man, I felt bad ...
by nevada_ed
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Nashville
Replies: 11
Views: 393

Re: Nashville

Yep, had to remove some posts in the thread, one poster clearly wants to be heard (repeatedly) with a strong political slant.

Please all, for the enjoyment of everyone, leave to political stuff to those forums that invite it, we don't want it here.

Ed, as Mod.
by nevada_ed
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old redirects
Replies: 15
Views: 359

Re: Old redirects

Ok, no pics should be lost, but..... a few will not display because the SQL server (Database) sees them as timothym11.sg-host, so the post/thread is ok but not always so much as the pictures loading. This came about early in the migration new posts etc. And maybe a few others who kept logging in usi...
by nevada_ed
Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old redirects
Replies: 15
Views: 359

Re: Old redirects

I keep getting this message Attackers might be trying to steal your information from timothym11.sg-host.com (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards). and This server couldn't prove that it's timothym11.sg-host.com; its security certificate is from giowm1169.siteground.biz. This may be ca...
by nevada_ed
Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Old redirects
Replies: 15
Views: 359

Re: Old redirects

Ok, good!