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C.J. Voelkel

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Mon Apr 16

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voelkels replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 8:47 AM

Re: White Vinegar Kills Weeds

This morning I went to a Lose the Lawn, Get a Garden. One of the questions was about vinegar. The Master Gardener said it works best on the young leaf.

I think a hot day will do the trick and just cook the darn weed.


When [more]

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voelkels replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 8:37 AM

Re: White Vinegar Kills Weeds

Axe-u-lee, citric acid is a solid that sells for around 3 bucks a pound in larger packages (See; [more]

Thu Apr 12

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voelkels posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:18 AM

FYI

Gun ownership by state. See; http://boards.fool.com/gun-ownership-by-state-33036479.aspx?... .

C.J.V.

Sat Apr 7

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:34 AM

Re: Water Filter

I use either a 0.5 or 1 micron filter. What do other folks use?

Vermonter, our well water is very soft and acid. When we first moved in, I tested the water and found the pH read 5.3. I had to replace every shutoff valve and [more]

Sat Mar 31

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:19 PM

Re: Boring Bees ?

Hay Goofy, see; https://store.doyourownpestcontrol.com/flying-insect-control... .
;-)

C.J.V. - might have something that [more]

Wed Mar 28

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:14 AM

Re: tired SCOTUS Justice: Repeal 2nd Amendment

”. . . Overturning that decision via a constitutional amendment to get rid of the Second Amendment would be simple and would do more to weaken the N.R.A.’s ability to stymie legislative debate and block constructive gun control legislation than [more]

Tue Mar 27

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:04 AM

Re: Housefly infestation

“It uses table salt and a pump system to eliminate bugs. At 2 feet, it throws a dense pattern a bit bigger than a silver dollar. No poisons.

Also had good luck with indoor bug lights.”

The reviews are a hoot! And very
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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:45 AM

Re: 2nd Amendment Supporters Rally in NJ

Six more reasons that I’ll not visit Joisey, NO!
;-(

C.J.V. - even though I was born and raised there & still have personal property including guns stored there, me

Sun Mar 25

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voelkels replied to the Conservative Fools board. 8:39 AM

Re: Monica vs Stormy

“Why has no Congressional investigation begun--as it was with Clinton?

Payment of money to a porn star by an uninvolved person--WHY? Needs Congressional investigation.

Same party controlled Congress in both situations, so they need [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:58 AM

Re: Finished my taxes for 2017

I didn’t procrastinate this year. I filed my Form 4868 and requested forms & destructions from the Infernal Revenue service and the state back in January. Within 3or 2 weeks, I received my forms from the state and a note from Infernal Revenue [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:36 AM

Re: 2 people shot at Maryland high school

"A politician can not protect anyone."

Sure they can - they can enact laws to protect their constituents from gun vilolence. But they refuse to do that because they care more about their NRA rating than they do the lives of the [more]

Fri Mar 23

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:43 AM

Re: Pidgeons

I have an ancient high-power pellet gun. Not a rifle (unfortunately...smooth bore). It's a Sheridan Silver Streak. 5mm pellets. Even one pump is going to chip my faux rock wall (though probably wouldn't chip real rock). With enough pumps [more]

Thu Mar 22

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:55 AM

Re: Pidgeons

1996 or 95 bc (before cats) we had a problem with squirrels and our bird feeder(s). One day DW stayed home from work and counted 18 different squirrels on the patio. Besides the common grey squirrel, we also have larger red-brown “cat” [more]

Wed Mar 21

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:34 AM

Re: PA to TX Move

FWIW, when DW was taking #3 granddaughter back to California after staying with us for a few years, she asked me how she was going to get all her stuff back there. I told her “No major problem. Why not take the train?” She talked to the folks at [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:20 AM

Re: 2 people shot at Maryland high school

And why did someone sell a 17 year old kid a semi-automatic Glock handgun?? . . .

Simple answer, “For money stupid.” IF you could trace the pistol back through the chain of ownership to the manufacturer, you would find that the [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:53 AM

Re: Gun Cleaning Products Review

I'm constantly trying different products to clean and lube my firearms. Used breakfree CLP for a long time. Still do if it's on sale and despite what he listed it does have a mild smell. Used ballistol. I like the smell. Used that Slip [more]

Tue Mar 20

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:53 AM

Re: Smart Lock for fence gate

https://www.itstactical.com/skillcom/lock-picking/how-to-ope......

Leana, locks are only used to keep honest people honest.
;-)

C.J.V. - could [more]

Sat Mar 17

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voelkels posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:17 PM

Irish Story

An elderly Irish gentleman bought a sports car to recapture his youth and drove it at 120 mph. Then he saw a police car behind him with blue lights flashing. “I’m too old for this nonsense.” He told himself so he pulled over. The police officer said [more]

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