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02-23-17, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By waldowales

The rail trail starts on the east side of town,...

The rail trail starts on the east side of town, near the exit from Hwy 40, the Prospectors area. and is crushed stone and a gentle grade clear to Echo Junction, thirty miles away.
03-20-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By waldowales

Your preferred route on 4100 is my preferred...

Your preferred route on 4100 is my preferred route also.
03-20-13, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By waldowales

I drive that area frequently, and I see a lot of...

I drive that area frequently, and I see a lot of cyclists. People know they are there, and watch for them. A lot safer than if you were the only one. There are literally thousands of bikes on campus...
03-01-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By waldowales

I have an old trike with two wheel drive, that I...

I have an old trike with two wheel drive, that I can hardly ride. I can't seem to get over the habit of leaning into a turn.
03-01-13, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By waldowales

I have on on one of my old Schwinns. Most people...

I have on on one of my old Schwinns. Most people smile when they hear it. (Unless they were dozing and it went off in their ear!)
Forum: Foo
02-12-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,298
Posted By waldowales

I save mine for use in carpentry projects. More...

I save mine for use in carpentry projects. More environmentally friendly than steel nails.
02-12-13, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,976
Posted By waldowales

I'm just a youngster, not quite 73 yet, but I...

I'm just a youngster, not quite 73 yet, but I have a friend who is 80 and runs errands on an old mountain bike with road tires, hauling a modified kiddie trailer converted to a cargo hauler. His...
Forum: Foo
02-06-13, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By waldowales

I use the developer version of Java, to avoid the...

I use the developer version of Java, to avoid the ads and bloatware, and I use NoScript with Firefox to keep it disabled except for a few sites I trust that have to have it to work properly.
Forum: Foo
02-06-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 948
Posted By waldowales

Met her at a church meeting 30 years ago. I went...

Met her at a church meeting 30 years ago. I went to clean my glasses and discovered I had forgotten my hanky. She offered me a tissue, and it went from there. Married 29 years come July.
02-06-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,495
Posted By waldowales

I sold my Harley 42 years ago, haven't ridden...

I sold my Harley 42 years ago, haven't ridden since. A month ago I bought a Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 and I'm getting back into it. I sold the old Hog mostly because I got tired of having cars run over...
Forum: Foo
02-05-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,450
Posted By waldowales

Forty something years ago, a man on a bus told me...

Forty something years ago, a man on a bus told me I looked just like Merle Haggard. When I got home, I looked up a picture of the guy. I saw very little resemblance. You meet the strangest people on...
Forum: Foo
01-31-13, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 977,394
Posted By waldowales

I bought an old Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 a few weeks...

I bought an old Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 a few weeks ago. My first motorcycle since I sold my '58 DuoGlide about forty years ago. I've got the old '94 Kaw just about ready to go touring, windshield,...
Forum: Foo
01-20-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By waldowales

I dual boot Windoze XP and Windoze 7. I also run...

I dual boot Windoze XP and Windoze 7. I also run Windoze XP and Ubunbtu 12.4 in virtual machines under Win7. Works well enough, but if I wanted better Linux performance, I'd triple boot using Win7...
Forum: Foo
01-20-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 977,394
Posted By waldowales

I've missed my 1958 Harley DuoGlide ever since I...

I've missed my 1958 Harley DuoGlide ever since I sold it in 1972. I just bought a 1994 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500. I can hardly wait until the streets get cleared of ice to go ride!
Forum: Foo
01-11-13, 06:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,650
Posted By waldowales

I have three, a 62 Traveler, a 68 Racer, and a 76...

I have three, a 62 Traveler, a 68 Racer, and a 76 Sportabout. Love 'em all!
Forum: Foo
12-27-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,612
Posted By waldowales

A hand held sewing machine, and a used motorcycle...

A hand held sewing machine, and a used motorcycle jacket. Oh, and a used motorcycle to go with the jacket.
Forum: Foo
12-27-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 874
Posted By waldowales

Everything that grows on my property get shredded...

Everything that grows on my property get shredded or chipped and added to the garden soil, except lawn clippings, which are mulched into the lawn by the mower. Over the last 28 years, it has gone...
Forum: Foo
12-15-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By waldowales

I use a Garmin for bikes and hikes, and a...

I use a Garmin for bikes and hikes, and a Magellan for the car. They both work fine.
Forum: Foo
12-09-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 696
Posted By waldowales

I have a cheap Harbor Freight one, that I used to...

I have a cheap Harbor Freight one, that I used to nail the juvenile delinquents who broke into my van. The court made them pay restitution, plus one of them did a couple of months in the slammer, and...
12-09-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,516
Posted By waldowales

Unless that is a really small headset, the GM...

Unless that is a really small headset, the GM tool is not big enough.
12-07-12, 09:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,609
Posted By waldowales

Doesn't somebody offer stick-on reading lenses...

Doesn't somebody offer stick-on reading lenses for sun glasses?
Forum: Foo
12-06-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By waldowales

Not all plates are that way. Try different ones.

Not all plates are that way. Try different ones.
Forum: Foo
11-30-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By waldowales

I use MP3, 256. Sounds the same to my tin ears as...

I use MP3, 256. Sounds the same to my tin ears as the higher bit rate, or the original CD, unless I'm in a really quiet place. In the car, no difference.
Forum: Foo
11-28-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By waldowales

Pics, or it didn't happen.

Pics, or it didn't happen.
Forum: Foo
11-28-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By waldowales

Around $18.00 for a 4'x10' sheet of 26 ga....

Around $18.00 for a 4'x10' sheet of 26 ga. galvanized.
Forum: Foo
11-25-12, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By waldowales

I've used Thunderbird for several years, and plan...

I've used Thunderbird for several years, and plan to use it for however long it is still good. The team is no longer developing it, so when support ends, I plan to switch to Postbox.
11-24-12, 05:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,381
Posted By waldowales

I figure when young ladies talk to me, it's...

I figure when young ladies talk to me, it's because they think I'm old enough to be harmless. They may be right!
Forum: Foo
11-17-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 664
Posted By waldowales

I love it! I just use the recipe on the corn meal...

I love it! I just use the recipe on the corn meal box.
11-17-12, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,082
Posted By waldowales

No more Twinkies? Now what will lumber mills do...

No more Twinkies? Now what will lumber mills do with their excess sawdust?
Forum: Foo
11-15-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By waldowales

Stainless liners in chimneys are expensive....

Stainless liners in chimneys are expensive. However, most high efficiency furnaces are installed with horizontal PVC vents, which are cheap to buy, although sometimes difficult to install.
Forum: Foo
11-14-12, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By waldowales

Gotta go, making stuffed peppers for dinner.

Gotta go, making stuffed peppers for dinner.
Forum: Foo
11-13-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By waldowales

Beautiful dog, hideous shirt!

Beautiful dog, hideous shirt!
Forum: Foo
11-13-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By waldowales

"So what's the difference between a heat pump and...

"So what's the difference between a heat pump and normal furnace?"
A heat pump is basically a reversible air conditioner.
11-13-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,174
Posted By waldowales

Ten years last March for me. It gets easier after...

Ten years last March for me. It gets easier after the first year. I wouldn't even consider stating again now, although the thought of a good cigar makes me drool.
11-13-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By waldowales

Reminds me of the day I went for a seven mile...

Reminds me of the day I went for a seven mile walk on the Jordan Parkway Trail, when I flatted on an old Schwinn the one day I forgot the pump.
11-10-12, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,924
Posted By waldowales

How dare you question Sheldon? Repent, before...

How dare you question Sheldon? Repent, before it's too late!
Actually, if you think about it, it makes sense. Heavier load, higher pressure.
Forum: Foo
11-08-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 633
Posted By waldowales

I thought I saw it on the milkman's horse.

I thought I saw it on the milkman's horse.
11-03-12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By waldowales

Since I retired, I get up early every morning, so...

Since I retired, I get up early every morning, so I'll have more time to loaf! Actually, I get up in the morning with nothing to do, and go to bed at night with half of it still not done. I can't...
Forum: Foo
10-27-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By waldowales

I've learned to tolerate the little buggers,...

I've learned to tolerate the little buggers, since I have to share my walnuts with them. They are kind of cute. Nicer than the magpies that drop my walnuts on the driveway, so they'll get cracked...
Forum: Foo
10-15-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By waldowales

I like dogs and cats both. They are all dark meat!

I like dogs and cats both. They are all dark meat!
10-14-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By waldowales

The lock nut should not be installed on the valve...

The lock nut should not be installed on the valve until after the tire is seated. (if at all.) With the lock nut installed, the stem cannot move into the tire to let the bead seat.
10-14-12, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By waldowales

I have a Bell electronic horn which is loud and...

I have a Bell electronic horn which is loud and shrill. It is a real attention getter, but is probably illegal, as it sounds like a whistle.
Forum: Foo
10-07-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By waldowales

One more vote to abolish daylight saving time.

One more vote to abolish daylight saving time.
Forum: Foo
10-07-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By waldowales

Seems like HP is made more to sell than to use....

Seems like HP is made more to sell than to use. Forget fixing it, they have dismal product support.
10-04-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By waldowales

The local animal control shelter asked me to...

The local animal control shelter asked me to foster a little rat terrier. Sad story, she got hit by a car, somebody dumped her at a vet's office, he thought she had a broken pelvis. He scanned her,...
09-30-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By waldowales

I rode a nearby rail trail with a buddy a couple...

I rode a nearby rail trail with a buddy a couple of years ago. He had five flats, caused by eleven goathead punctures, in a bit over twenty miles. I lucked out, and had none. He won't ride that trail...
Forum: Foo
09-20-12, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 607
Posted By waldowales

I have two Atari STs, with 720k drives. I also...

I have two Atari STs, with 720k drives. I also have a set of DOS 3.1 floppies, and a set of Word Perfect for DOS, version 4. You never know when you might need these things!
Forum: Foo
09-16-12, 08:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 671
Posted By waldowales

It's like marriage: You don't really live longer,...

It's like marriage: You don't really live longer, it just seems longer.
09-16-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By waldowales

It is totaled beyond repair. Send it to me for...

It is totaled beyond repair. Send it to me for disposal. :-)
09-16-12, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By waldowales

You could throw away your sandpaper and...

You could throw away your sandpaper and scratchers and just wipe the tube with buffing compound, but that seems to be way too easy, so keep on doing it like your grandfather did, and keep whining...
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