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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by CVYota, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. May 19, 2019 at 12:13 PM
    vssman

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    One of my wife's roommates from college was from China. She put some cooked chicken in the microwave for 15 minutes. It stunk in the building for a week.
     
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    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 44 Year Toyota Master/ASE Master Tech.

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    Was going to go today but found out they drained the lake. So a few weeks before it comes back up . So my boat sits..
    FYI the hat adds drag so duck behind the windshield
     
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  3. May 19, 2019 at 12:18 PM
    Kolunatic

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    Drained the lake? Wtf
     
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  4. May 19, 2019 at 12:28 PM
    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 44 Year Toyota Master/ASE Master Tech.

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    So while it rains I polish and rub back to black.

    Shines pretty good in the garage

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    Poor girl got a preliminary top and black restore. Do it all over again next week. At least it don’t look like it’s neglected....
    Vehicles took a hard hit this year.

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  5. May 19, 2019 at 12:33 PM
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    I'll have to look in the garage as to what I used on my fenders the last time, but it was in a spray can and has really held up well. I want to say the last time I did them was last summer and they are just now turning gray again. Of course we don't have snow or road salt scouring them though I'm sure the amount of sun we get isn't easy on anything. The first spare tire cover I had only lasted a couple years before it got brittle.
     
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  6. May 19, 2019 at 12:42 PM
    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 44 Year Toyota Master/ASE Master Tech.

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    The lake is a overflow to another lake. That’s why it’s called locally as the overflow... lol.

    The top lake had to be drained as it was high. So from there to my fav lake down the open dam.
    So now it’s closed and takes a couple of weeks to come back to stablize....
    Nuts
     
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  7. May 19, 2019 at 12:53 PM
    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 44 Year Toyota Master/ASE Master Tech.

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    Road salt and snow ruins the plastic. The only way to keep them pristine is keep it in the garage and polish it once a week and don’t drive it in the winter.
    It’s a hard life up this way for a vehicle and if you want it to keep halfway decent you have to keep after it every chance you get. And with bad winters and salt it’s impossible.
    So we make due...
     
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  8. May 19, 2019 at 12:56 PM
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    I really don’t like the idea of water and electric in same ditch but damn got so much dug already for the water
     
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  9. May 19, 2019 at 1:02 PM
    Tacoma Mike

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    Keep things grounded......
    And turn stuff off
     
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    If you can, put the power 6"-12" deeper and flag it. If not double flag the trench on top of the utilities, cover 12", flag the shit out of it, go up another 6" and toss in metal cans every little bit so it can be found with a metal detector then finish it off with your favorite flavor of dirt.
     
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    When I'm digging and, whether I suspect there's utilities or not, I really like to see color change in the dirt and always look for it. Sometimes it's sand and sometimes it's pea gravel, but it lets me know something is/was there and we stop and probe or scratch around with a shovel. I'll use a wooden handle to probe. I'd hate to get lit up with a metal probe. We have some 480 direct buried so not much is in conduit unless we're the ones putting it in.
     
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    That’s one needle in a haystack you don’t want to find accidentally
     
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    What we would do is lay corrugated iron about 12” above the direct burial MV cable and then red caution tape about 12” above that and then yellow tape 12” above that. A JCB don’t care, but at least it may pull up enough to get someone’s attention. Quick and dirty in east africa
     
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    Well I had to reroute waterline cuz I don’t want it under planned concrete so was thinking on getting trencher and follow that old ditchline and run the electric
     
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    I almost finished
    well I had to bust through some limestone shelf’s along with rocks and it’s a little over a foot deep. I need water to be deep for winter and deep for summer to have cold water.
     
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    And tunneled under oak root
     
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