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C.J. Voelkel

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:40 PM

Re: Well

Is there any way I can truly winterize this property and leave the heat off for the winter, where the temperatures can be below freezing, even below zero for a number of days, if I really can't block water flow to the house?

No [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 4:23 PM

Re: Gun Purchase Leads to Fed’s Termination

"Here’s a case where the agency came down hard on a law enforcement officer with the Forest Service in Waldport, Oregon who bought a firearm for a third party but failed to disclose that on the ATF form required at the time of purchase. [more]

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:44 PM

Re: replacement of landscape light 'poles'

PVC decomposes in the sun. So I would think the metal is a better option.

PVC Conduit (the grey stuff) is supposed to have an additive in the plastic that makes it stable to U.V. light. I’m using it to support deer netting [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 3:19 PM

Re: hell oooooooooooooooooo

where is everyone????

I’m in S.E. Loosiana me, Blue. Where YAT, huuuggh?
;-)

C.J.V. – was going to run drip irrigation emitters to my new tomato & chili pepper beds today but I got rained out, me
;-(

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:58 AM

Re: Christie's odds DOA at this point

"“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal," voelkels


But we're not created equal.

Hay Art, I didn’t write that, some guy by the name of Tom did, him.

Drive, [more]

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:39 AM

Re: replacement of landscape light 'poles'

“So I inherited a nicer set of solar powered landscape lights when I bought my house.....Problem is that many of the tubes have cracked (thanks to my 3 year old playing with them)”

Due to our harsh winters where we live, and the
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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:13 AM

Re: Christie's odds DOA at this point

"I'm thinking they were just trying to get out of working without refusing the jobs outright."

Why work when you can get a free handout?


Most of the “free stuff” you get is worth exactly what you paid for it is [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:24 AM

Re: Christie's odds DOA at this point

"Obama's Affordable Care Act, with its low income subsidies for both premiums and benefits for low income people, does benefit low income people, at the expense of businesses and tax payers."

We were all ready paying for them. [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:12 AM

Re: Christie's odds DOA at this point

The constitution says we are all equal.

No Art, the constitution does not say we are all equal. If you don’t believe me see for yourself at [more]

Fri Apr 24

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:12 AM

Re: solar switch?

See; [more]

Tue Apr 21

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voelkels posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 3:59 PM

From the Fool’s H&UL Board

See; http://i.imgur.com/1DsTwch.jpg.
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C.J.V. – true, that

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voelkels posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 7:16 AM

At the Doctor’s Office

Marie, the pretty Cajun young lady is at old Doc. Pritchard’s office for her yearly physical examination before going off to college. After da exam they be talking together for a few minutes and da Doc say to Marie “I hear that you are going out wid [more]

Mon Apr 20

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:46 AM

Re: Kibbitz on new stove

It needs to be electric. (Yes, yes, I love gas, but it's not an option.)

I HATE cooking on an electric stove, me!!! When we built our new kitchen, I put in a 6-burner cooktop that is fueled with propane (we are about 1 1/3 [more]

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:54 AM

Re: ultrasonic cleaning

I have an electronic air filter.

How large is the filter? Lyman and RCBS both make ultrasonic cleaners that are fairly large for cleaning brass cartridge cases (See; [more]

Sat Apr 11

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voelkels posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 7:25 AM

25 CENTS

Appropriate joke for this time of year...

A dad walks into a market followed by his ten-year-old son. The kid is
tossing a 25 cent piece in the air and catching it between his teeth. As they
walk through the market someone bumps [more]

Tue Apr 7

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:32 PM

Re: Time is Like a River

All they care about is the bottom line and if they could bury 22,000 tons of toxic waste (can you say "Love Canal") to save a nickel in cost, they'll do it. The EPA isn't perfect, but we need them to help prevent a recurrence of this [more]

Mon Apr 6

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:47 AM

Re: Why do projects always grow exponentially?

I have no metal detector.

When this area was first subdivided, iron rods were driven into the ground to mark the corners of the properties. A few of years ago, I had a disagreement with a neighbor about the location of my property [more]

Sun Apr 5

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 11:24 AM

Re: Time is Like a River

Is Obama listening and can he hear and respect what the American people are telling him? I am not, at all, sure that he does. *sigh*

Maybe he does hear what the people are telling him and the Democrat party but he/they don’t care, no. [more]

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:34 AM

Re: Why do projects always grow exponentially?

So what should have been a simple run of a new line, and separating one existing line so it is now two zones, turned into that PLUS three repairs to the supply line (initial break, subsequent replacing of leaky coupling from first repair of the [more]

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:01 AM

Re: Why do projects always grow exponentially?

Why is it that when you try and do one simple thing for the Mrs. that the project grows exponentially???

Did you not ever hear of Murphy’s First Law of Engineering, “If there is any chance that something can go wrong, it [more]

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