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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:32 AM

Re: Gasoline Octane and Quality

Yes, CNG is out there. But can you find a station to fill up in your area? Ethanol is everywhere; CNG is not.

See; [more]

Wed Sep 21

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:54 AM

Re: Gasoline Octane and Quality

For more than most people would ever want to know about octane number in gasoline, see; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octane_rating .
;-)

The problem with ethanol in gasoline is [more]

Tue Sep 20

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 7:45 AM

Re: Weber....

I sometimes wonder about the binders they use in ordinary briquettes. The ash from them is a different shade of gray and very heavy compared to normal wood ash.

The binder used in charcoal briquettes is mostly bentonite, a type of [more]

Mon Sep 19

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 7:42 AM

Re: Weber....

The only thing that is a pain with charcoal is getting it lit. Matchlight takes care of that. (See my thread for more)

Axe-u-lee, lighting charcoal with a chimney (See; [more]

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voelkels posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:39 AM

Two Bulls are Standing on a Hill . .

. . . looking at the herd of cows down in the valley. The young bull turns to the old bull and said “Lets run down there and mate with some of those cows.” The old bull replies “No son. Lets walk down there and mate with ALL of those cows.”

Mon Sep 5

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 9:09 AM

It Is Labor Day, . . .

. . . . the unofficial end of summer (but we gots hot wedder until around Octember, us). So what is on da menu fur today, huuuggh? I’m planning on smoking a slab of baby back ribs and serving them wid my “cowboy beans” and some “Cajun-Mexican” [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:23 AM

Re: Bush Ignored Numerous Warnings About Iraq

You might also want to add;
"Secret U.S. mission hauls uranium from Iraq"
Last major stockpile from Saddam's nuclear efforts arrives in Canada

Associated Press
updated 7/5/2008 6:57:12 PM ET

The
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Sun Sep 4

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:45 AM

Making Bacon Using Pork Belly

From The Virtual Weber Bullet (See; http://virtualweberbullet.com/making-bacon-using-pork-belly.... ).
;-)

C.J.V. - don’t see no pig belly in da local stores [more]

Thu Sep 1

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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 5:14 AM

Re: Jalapenos?

Any idea beyond mass quantities of salsa fresca (way too much!) or jalapeno poppers (way too much work and they are smaller!).

Axe-u-lee, a half-pound of jalapenos isn’t very much. I’m getting a couple of pounds every week from my [more]

Mon Aug 29

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:49 AM

Re: Strangest Town in Alaska

They probably have a clinic, and it's a train ride to Anchorage, or a car ride for less than 2 hours. The road is maintained ...it's a main road.

I'm sure there is ambulance service to Anchorage hospital ......

Half
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Sun Aug 28

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:16 AM

Re: Open Carry

“I have a “new” Springfield 1911 .45 auto pistol”

All these guns you're proudly describing on the world wide web.... are they stored in the house on google earth with a swimming pool and lots of pine trees?


Axe-u-lee, we [more]

Fri Aug 26

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:35 PM

Re: Open Carry

“Adding bump fire stocks, cranks to work the trigger, etc. is legal but there problem is that, ... accuracy is compromised.”

Do you really think accuracy is a big issue with jerks who shoot up a crowded place?


Accuracy is not [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:21 PM

Re: Open Carry

“There is a good ethical case to be made for allowing people to defend themselves with firearms.”

And if that were the majority of uses of firearms I might agree. But it is a vast minority. It happens, but rarely. Without invoking the
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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:05 AM

Re: Open Carry

“Things like AR-15s are not "assault grade weapons", they are rifles designed to look like an old style machine gun. They fire only one bullet each time the trigger is pressed. The only real difference is that they hold a larger magazine [more]

Wed Aug 24

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:34 AM

Re: Man, 91, shoots suspected robber

"The CPL holder went to the Eastpointe police station following the incident to give his statement, Campbell said. He is cooperating with authorities, who currently are treating the incident as self-defense."

I've seen posts
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Tue Aug 23

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:34 PM

Re: Synchronicity...armadillo post

Do you know why the chicken crossed the road, huuuggh?












Go down.











A little [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:26 PM

Re: Open Carry

“Armadillos aren't that threatening.”

Depends. Did he appear to reach for his waistband?


Axe-u-lee, they be a “invasive species” (illegal immigrant) from Texas/Mexico. They tear up my plastic “deer fence” when they get [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:16 AM

Re: Open Carry

“not supposed to fire guns in the subdivision, us”

Yeah, probably not a good idea. One ricochet hitting someone's kid or grandkid and your life will change rather quickly too.


Axe-u-lee, I would prefer using one of my [more]

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voelkels replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 10:33 AM

Re: License plate disposal

My concern was wondering if I needed to take any special care to keep them from being appropriated and reused on something stolen.

FWIW, in Louisiana we are required to turn in our plates to DMV before the insurance company will drop [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:03 AM

Re: Free as we'll ever be?

*I'd note that this one depends upon where you live... here in Michigan I can collect rain water to my heart's content with no government bureaucrat saying a thing about it, but don't try that in, say, Arizona.

I wish [more]

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