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    It sure isn't; and, a lot of what's out there now...

    It sure isn't; and, a lot of what's out there now is crap compared to real nylon braided rope; but, the better stuff is still a better value in the long run. I NEVER tie a hard knot in ANY of my...
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    I had sort of an off day today; so, I spent more...

    I had sort of an off day today; so, I spent more time "wandering in circles" (framing a window that I later decided not to use, hunting the thresholds that I know I have around here SOMEWHERE, etc.)...
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    Thanks KZ, I'm glad I came back in to double...

    Thanks KZ, I'm glad I came back in to double check everything in between finishing the 7th panel and laying out/doing final cuts for the 8th. You worded this very understandably; and, helped to...
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    I appreciate that Bear. :) Here's hoping that...

    I appreciate that Bear. :) Here's hoping that things go smooth tomorrow (Fri.) It's going to be getting too cold soon to be doing this stuff outside; plus, tarping everything over every time that...
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    Thanks Bear, That helps. :) I kind of go through...

    Thanks Bear, That helps. :) I kind of go through life finding ways to "make things work," without letting a lack of experience or training stand in my way. ;p Weirdly enough, most of the time,...
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    Yes, DiamondN, I was referring to the jamb as the...

    Yes, DiamondN, I was referring to the jamb as the casing - partially since, in this case, they're kind of one and the same; and, partially because I fibro'd the word. (That happens a lot with me....
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    Clearances for a door?

    I'm building a little, 8x16 workshop; so, I can be tearing stuff apart all winter. I'm building it in 8' panels (4 for the sides, 2 for the ends), which will be easier for me to move and raise by...
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    I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! :D

    I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! :D
  9. Thread: Safety stuff

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    Just a couple of suggestions for the 1st aid kit...

    Just a couple of suggestions for the 1st aid kit that most folks probably don't know:

    1) For cuts, scrapes, abrasions, burns, dog bites, etc. Mix 1tsp. of 68% Calcium Hypochlorite (1 specific type...
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    I'm glad you're back Mike; and, hope you'll take...

    I'm glad you're back Mike; and, hope you'll take things easy enough to mend right. We all want you around for "a good long while." :)
    LOL, I LOVED shendog's comment: :D
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    I didn't see the original post; but, one thing...

    I didn't see the original post; but, one thing I've always hated about typed messages (of any sort) is the way they can SO easily be misinterpreted. (If anyone gets annoyed at me for "being too...
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    National - I just got back last night from a trip to TX to...

    I just got back last night from a trip to TX to buy scrap hard drives from "Easy;" and, things went so well that I wanted to write a recommendation for him. :D I found him to be extremely helpful and...
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    My first one was an old Amstrad laptop. I bought...

    My first one was an old Amstrad laptop. I bought it at a pawnshop for $100; so, I'm not sure when it was made. Not sure what the memory was; but, it wasn't much. Instead of a hard drive, it had 2...
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    One never knows what the future might bring; and,...

    One never knows what the future might bring; and, friends are always more valuable than a couple of bucks here or there. Next time, you could be the one stuck on the side of the road. I have to vote...
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    Great tip! THANKS!!!

    Great tip! THANKS!!!
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    I'd be REALLY leery of letting them yank out MY...

    I'd be REALLY leery of letting them yank out MY gall bladder. They don't seem to understand just how important it is to good nutritional absorption... Everyone I've ever talked to who's had it...
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    If anyone doesn't get what's behind all of this,...

    If anyone doesn't get what's behind all of this, check out Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind! Many years ago, I'd have called anyone like Alex Jones (who meticulously documents...
  18. Thread: How to start

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    Even though I'm new to e-scrapping; and, took a...

    Even though I'm new to e-scrapping; and, took a several year break in between, I'm NOT new to scrapping in general. Here are a few of the pointers that I picked up along the way:
    1) Treat it as a...
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    Oops! I thought you said you were going in...

    Oops! I thought you said you were going in today... You'll be in my prayers. :) When you get home, come on-line and let us all know that you're doing okay.
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    National - Do you buy clean, permalloy backing plates (off...

    Do you buy clean, permalloy backing plates (off of hard drive magnets)? If so, are the nickel plated ones worth more than those that aren't plated? I understand that prices fluctuate; but, can you...
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    Do you buy clean, permalloy backing plates (off of hard drive magnets)? If so, are the nickel plated ones worth more than those that aren't plated? I understand that prices fluctuate; but, can you...
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    It's a lot of work; but, here's how I do it: 1)...

    It's a lot of work; but, here's how I do it:
    1) Sort magnets into matching groups. (If you ignore this step, you'll wind up regretting it.)
    2) Have some scrap plexiglass handy, either hanging or...
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    Any suggestions as to how to find such places?...

    Any suggestions as to how to find such places? Are any of them in the US? What kind of a quantity would be needed to get such a price?
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    Hi to everyone!

    My name's Kathy; and, I'm in central Okla. I'm into playing around with an assortment of alt. energy projects, which led me into the world of hard drive magnets. I'm disabled; and, "Mom" to 7 large...
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    If you still have them, I'd be interested in...

    If you still have them, I'd be interested in working a deal with you on the hard drives; or, if you're scrapping them out, on the magnets and backing plates out of them. I'm Okla. and could come get...
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