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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Today I Learned... in Odds and Ends
    People try to sell standing trees on eBay. What next? https://www.ebay.com/itm/Exotic-Catalpa-Wood-Whole-Tree-Live-Edge-Slab-Figured-Natural-Edge-Furniture/201411199846?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DPL.SIM%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D47301%26meid%3Dc201ae26711047559554840324cd6671%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D332497269507&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Good Morning! in Odds and Ends
    Sunny here, two days in a row. Hi in the upper 40s, maybe 50. Going to finish cutting a stump. Should get some nice stump blocks of spalted and/ or figured maple. Pressure washer and chain grinder going to the jobsite. Hoping to turn into stuff like http://www.ebay.com/bhp/spalted-maple. Going to put my new bandsaw "tire" on the wheel, and I should be ready to cut up some stuff. Learning all the way.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Best Lift???? in Gear Forum
    Seems like a cribbing thread could hold its own. I'm curious how people manage slopes. When I ran a bucket, the manual said no more than 5 degree slopes, IIRC. The lift was spec'd for 2 outriggers, but it was built with 4. Versa-lift. We set up level, but the flat metal outriggers were right on asphalt. Do outrigger pads give better traction? We were mostly on flat enough ground but ran into some wet, sloping pavement on occasion. How steep of a slope is spec'd by different manufacturers?
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    How steep of pavement can a crane safely set up on, if cribbed to be level?
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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gateway_Arch Thought I'd double check my trivia... They used hoses to spray the arch with water to fight thermal expansion in order to install the keystone at the top. I went up in it as a kid. As I recall, the thing we rode in (maybe seated???) Moved up, then sideways, up, sideways.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Best Lift???? in Gear Forum
    I might anchor it uphill with a chain to something solid, to give me a bit more piece of mind, before flying.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Best Lift???? in Gear Forum
    I would use a clinometer for sure in San Francisco.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Best Lift???? in Gear Forum
    i can see how a bag could rupture. Some Japanese sometimes don't like to spur trees they're removing, as it disrespectful, apparently from Jay's anecdotes. They do weird things over there, including sandbag plus wood cribbing. I suspect pics are in the Paul's/ PCTree's Grove crane thread.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Best Lift???? in Gear Forum
    What's it run a month to finance, roughly?
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Best Lift???? in Gear Forum
    IDK how you most situation is. Might want to scrub the outrigger pad placement before dunnage. Maybe Jay's sandbag methods.
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    How about robbery? Sometimes CL ads are set-ups for robberies. "I need cash now to pay my mortgage. Buy my car for 50 cents on the dollar, cash, so I don't lose my house." Suppose someone wants to rob someone, is there any way to put a timelock on some of your cryptocurrency, so that you aren't able to be robbed of everything? Do people have many accounts to avoid this?
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    I've noticed that Craigslist software for placing ads asks if cryptocurrency is ok. Interesting.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Legal Pot In Cali in Odds and Ends
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_Perceptions_Index I have no idea the validity of this index. It places Denmark as least corrupt (misuse of power), Norway at #6, and USA at #18. Might factor in. Rich, what is available for people seeking substance abuse treatment?
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread How'd it go today? in Odds and Ends
    Its raining here, seriously raining. Thought I'd prune 3 fruit trees in a backyard since there is supposed to also be a bit of wind and rain. Pissing down rain, I'd call it. Dry in my 'office' chair.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread How'd it go today? in Odds and Ends
    Paratroopers jumping with raccoons strapped to their packs, with little raccoon goggles and all.
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    I see. Almost all of my chips have been used for landscape mulch and foot paths. The cows loved to play on the chips, dragging their chins through it, spreading it around, and it was a nice, warm (composting), high and dry spot out of muck. Maybe they liked the higher vantage point, too.
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    Spot on.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread How'd it go today? in Odds and Ends
    It strikes me that you could stand to plant some back-up trees.
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    IDK. Seems like gate areas, or any other high-use area will quickly become a muddy mess if left as grass. Might be collectable in those concentrated areas. I've never dropped chips for horses.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Today I Learned... in Odds and Ends
    There's an interesting concept for heating with burning wood inside a house, enclose it in a fireproof room. Is it masonry or concrete?
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    What happens if you lose your pass-code? Someone dies with no will or heirs?
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Today I Learned... in Odds and Ends
    A cool set-up. Not much to sit around and watch, though, as mentioned. haha. $5000 USD for the largest boiler, ~$3000 for the smallest. How much space does the whole set-up occupy? What kind of lifespan do you expect?
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread How'd it go today? in Odds and Ends
    Is it something like a crazy brain-eating pathogen or something in raccoon poop?
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    Fresh chips aren't muddy. Lots of horse people have tractors to move material. Wonder what horse manure and wood chips makes? Would it become good or decent as a soil amendment over time? Seems horses eat "green" and chips are "brown". My neighbor used to use them for his cows. Definitely became messy around the feeder (concentrated time in one area to add urine and feces). He should have cleared down close to the gravel base annually, and/ or gotten more gravel to raise the wet area. Delivered free is hard to beat for an old farmer with a tractor.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Legal Pot In Cali in Odds and Ends
    I think that they have some sort of unspoken Us or Them thing. Oh, no, it is spoken, I'm pretty sure. Wait, was I talking about criminals or cops?
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Today I Learned... in Odds and Ends
    Stig, do you have a pic of your set-up?
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread How'd it go today? in Odds and Ends
    Put some hot sauce on it!
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread How'd it go today? in Odds and Ends
    How do they taste?
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    Now, someone needs to Embed themselves making a video of how to embed a video, and put it a Sticky thread. Words to describe how to use the 'puter often fall short of getting people to post pics and videos.
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    Sorry to hear, Fiona. I'm in this camp. PPE is the last line of defense. First work out what happened (positioning, work plan, judgment, complacency). The saw didn't find your arm because you weren't wearing ppe, and a ppe sleeve doesn't protect more-easily damaged hands and wrists.
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    I've never seen any need to set tongs. Might be different proportions with smaller logs and smaller tongs than those big tongs/ big logs. I bet it worked pretty easily. Maybe a kick to loosen.
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    Will One wear the oil pump if used without oil?
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    Pine can cause cows to abort a fetus, I've been told by a lifelong cow man.
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    I watched an interesting Netflix movie about Bitcoin. Banking on Bitcoin. Don't know anything more about BC or CS.
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Legal Pot In Cali in Odds and Ends
    Who gets lots of money in their budget and f'ing medals for DUI ARRESTS--- not CONVICTIONS? Are cops, across the board, really the cream of the crop? Are they really able to undertake this training and become EXPERTS, better than lab testing. Training is one thing. I HIGHLY (no pun intended) doubt that they did a lot of TESTING of these EXPERTS on real subjects. Textbook heros, I'll bet. Money Money Money Watch the Money. "Half of the world's prison population of about nine million is held in the US, China or Russia. Prison rates in the US are the world's highest, at 724 people per 100,000. In Russia the rate is 581. At 145 per 100,000, the imprisonment rate of England and Wales is at about the midpoint worldwide." ---NPR
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    Will you wear the oil pump if its running without lube?
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    Great wood and craftsmanship there. Welcome Steve! Pull up a chair and join right in. We're an informal bunch:thumbup:
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    SeanKroll replied to a thread Legal Pot In Cali in Odds and Ends
    Below freezing air gets dry quick.
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