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Old 12-23-20, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by ls01
Listen Fredly, don't complicate things with facts. They have no place in these discusions
'Tis the season to ply your mechanic with homemade cookies and six packs.
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Originally Posted by abshipp
That was it. Though the naked eye it's neat to see them so close - the real hype was being able to see both of them within the same field of view of a telescope.
I expected more firepower. Two times the strength. In reality it wasn't even as bright as other stars.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi
Hoo boy, the 2020 Festivus airing of grievances might take a while.
All I want for Christmas is to freeze to death.


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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I expected more firepower. Two times the strength. In reality it wasn't even as bright as other stars.
I was lucky enough to see a fireball last night. That's always pretty special.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
All I want for Christmas is to freeze to death.
This is stupid.

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Originally Posted by abshipp
I was lucky enough to see a fireball last night. That's always pretty special.
I hope you were wearing these to protect your eyes.


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Originally Posted by abshipp
This is stupid.
Correct.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
I underestimated the Jeep build. Took 3 hours start to finish. Power wheels kind of let me down. Majority of the drill holes didn’t line up. I would have expected that from one of the walmart brand Jeeps but not power wheels.

29 degrees when I went out this morning. Felt good until I didn’t.
Sounds just like a grown up Jeep.

Took me about 5 or 6 hours to put my rock sliders on. 4 bolts.
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Originally Posted by abshipp
This is stupid.

Time to move back to Tejas. I left IL in 1981, and never looked back.
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Originally Posted by abshipp
I was lucky enough to see a fireball last night. That's always pretty special.
This?

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I hope you were wearing these to protect your eyes.
Not that bright. I guess if it was I might not be typing this right now.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
Time to move back to Tejas. I left IL in 1981, and never looked back.
There's no way my wife will move to Texas. She has made that abundantly clear.

We're still planning on SC, though.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
A while back I watched some vids comparing Chinese Les Paul copies to the real deal. Some of the Chibson guitars were reported to actually be pretty good.
Since Gibson and Epiphone moved over there they are getting really good at it. It's hard to justify buying American anymore. Im more of a statocaster guy . I own 11 American strats. Love em, but today your talking $1000.00 min. Many of mine are locking tuners bone nut stainless fretts. I do all my own work which helps.
This is the thread known as Addiction.
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Originally Posted by rjones28
'Tis the season to ply your mechanic with homemade cookies and six packs.
Might as well, he's a bit of a lard ass anyways.
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Old 12-23-20, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
This?

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Originally Posted by ls01
Might as well, he's a bit of a lard ass anyways.
Bite me Fredly
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Old 12-23-20, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
seedsbelize2 what have you been up to?
Woodworking. With hand tools only. I have difficulty tearing myself away. Every morning a new set of core muscles is sore. (Almost) every night I sleep well.
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Originally Posted by abshipp
This is stupid.

I know, right? Why doesn't it just get cold and stay cold.
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Just received this from Texas.




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Originally Posted by seedsbelize
Woodworking. With hand tools only. I have difficulty tearing myself away. Every morning a new set of core muscles is sore. (Almost) every night I sleep well.
Must be quite a project.
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Originally Posted by datlas
Happy Festivus to all.
Wow! Thanks. I had completely forgotten. I no longer keep track of the days though. I have long ago lost track of time.
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12 day work shutdown starts now
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize
I have long ago lost track of time.
I am guided only by the sun, and the conjoining planets.
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Originally Posted by moalpha
just received this from texas.




lmao!
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Early Christmas gift to myself? You decide.
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