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Forum: The Library Café Nov 26 2019, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Happy birthday to us

Fifteen? Doesn't seem like that long! Time's fun when you're having flies!
Forum: The Library Café Nov 6 2019, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

If you google "dragon table", you can see the ones that I thought of when I saw yours, Michelle.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 5 2019, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Finally got the photo to load. Nice table. I haven't seen anything like it for quite some time.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 17 2019, 12:34 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Well, I'm glad I'm not the only one working on a PC. I replaced 5 worn out fans in mine a few days back. Now all 8 are working. There are 4 fresh air intake, 2 exhaust, and 2 on the CPU cooling...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 10 2019, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I got a glimpse of my baby dragon yesterday, and he's unicorn as well. Instead of being like the one in the photo, with two horns, he only has one. I'm still trying to get a photo.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 9 2019, 02:08 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I found this in my archives.
https://i.ibb.co/sQP1jfk/dragon.jpg (https://imgbb.com/)
I have a baby dragon on my place. I'll have to see if I can get a photo.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 1 2019, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48821781372_d3c9dd3ea0_c.jpg
This was a Pan collar necklace I made several years ago. I not only made the necklace, but I hand made every ring in it. I have no...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 1 2019, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Thank you, Michelle. Remember this one?
https://i.ibb.co/SXJfZ7q/IMG-2254.jpg (https://ibb.co/ynV4xBL)
Dragonback weave, in case anyone else is wondering.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 30 2019, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Allen
Testing

I'm trying to learn to post photos like Zelandeth.
https://i.ibb.co/MccsvYV/IMG-2271.jpg (https://ibb.co/4887q6T)
Looks like I've figured it out, at least so far!
I'm sure some of you remember...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 22 2019, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Shame it wasn't a gift to you from him, isn't it!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 16 2019, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

He's probably wondering not only why you chose him in the first place, but why on earth you ever stuck it out this long. LOL! Happy anniversary.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 15 2019, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

You're learning. Stuff I learned about 40 or 50 years ago. Main thing is, use as mild a compound as you can to get rid of the oxidation, especially on the ridges, again, as you found out. A lot of...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 4 2019, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Post removed.


I think this was very suspicious; sorry if it isn't Allen.


If you think it was a valid link, then explain what it was.


It led me to a page that said: facebook is closed,...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 3 2019, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I think I've said this before, part of Murphy's Law says "Nothing is as easy as it looks" and "Everything takes longer than you think." Seems applicable in this situation.

That's why I prefer...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 31 2019, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I've heard most of that about TVRs before. Thanks for the confirmation.... I think!

Good & bad news about the fan nut. If you were on my side of the pond, I'd say get some PB Blaster penetrating...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 31 2019, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Oh, a little side note about the "backwards-thread" thing. I'm a Long, long time lover of our Chrysler Corporation vehicles. Cars, anyway. Trucks, not so much. We old gear-heads call them Mopars,...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 31 2019, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

"I'd really like to get the fan off so I can give it a better clean up, but the bolt holding it onto the dynastart really doesn't want to budge. A six foot breaker bar and 3/8" socket extension...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 30 2019, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I just (finally) got my chemo port removed yesterday. It was put in following my colon cancer surgery last July. One chemo infusion, and I was done. I was supposed to have an infusion every two...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 27 2019, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

The only clear glass that shows up on x rays is old-fashioned leaded glass, like they used to use in fancy crystal. I know this because I did the same thing as you, once upon a time, a lifetime ago,...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 22 2019, 12:53 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I've been wondering, and now I take it that this paint is just a tiny bit on the old-fashion side, because I now gather that it's a one-shot paint.. Most modern paint "systems" are base/clear sets....
Forum: The Library Café Aug 21 2019, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Something Zelandeth said made me wonder about the word "disgruntled". It means dissatisfied or angry. So if you're not angry about something or satisfied with it, are you "gruntled"?
Forum: The Library Café Aug 16 2019, 11:34 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Great news, Maw. Wonderful! Now you can miss them, but know that they have a new, loving home.
Forum: The Library Café Aug 11 2019, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Say a prayer over her for me, please.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 20 2019, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Don't you bring your new adopted girl home Sunday? Best of luck with that! Huskies are high-energy, very strong-willed dogs. Don't get me wrong, they're great. But you'd be ready for the Dark...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 16 2019, 02:10 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

If you can change media, possibly by changing nozzles, you can try corncob or ground walnut shell. Both are coarser than soda without being as harsh as bead or sand. I use a walnut media for...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 11 2019, 01:30 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Zelandeth, your post above was fine, but the one before that looks like this to me:

Going to give one of those cheap soda blasters a shot for the rear body and roof...if it works...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 10 2019, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Looks like you're discovering the Wonderful World of Fiberglas. I'm sure you've checked, and the immovable paint isn't the Glass' gel-coat. Factory fiberglass is usually not clear, but has the...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 15 2019, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Hey, you accidently flipped most of the photos! Steering wheels are on the wrong side! LOL
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2019, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Is your (their) yard fenced? If so, there are several ways to defeat "escape artist" dogs, depending on how they're getting out.

1. Fence jumpers: add to the top of the fence.
2. Fence climbers:...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 19 2019, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I like the way rats are laid back. I started with hamsters because gerbils bite, only to find that hamsters bite, and a lot of times worse. Never got bit by a rat, even a momma with babies. I...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 18 2019, 12:22 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Rats make pretty good pets, don't they. I used to raise them, a lifetime ago. One of mine started having babies of a color strain that, while known, hadn't been seen around the area where I lived. ...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 14 2019, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I think you forgot the photo.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 14 2019, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Well, so far eliminating my old bookmark for the NKT and making a fresh one off the page when I got in is working. So anybody & everybody who's not been able to get in like me, do like R'zil and...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 14 2019, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

My wife & I are like you about Chrome, but we have it primarily for Shutterfly. You simply can hardly use Edge on it. It takes forever to upload photos with Chrome; Edge will time out. If you find...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 12 2019, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I use Edge for a browser, and under details there has been no way to continue to website. Now there is, and I had to log into the page again. So now it remains to be seen what happens next. Looks...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 11 2019, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I just checked again, like I do every day, and I still cannot access the NKT. This has been going on since the first of February.

Rest in Peace, NKT. It's a shame.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 5 2019, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Don't feel too bad, Mara. I'm at a loss now and again and I've been a professional mechanic, body repairman, and auto restorer. My problem is that the Americans and the English are two people...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 25 2019, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Anyone hear anything new about the status of the NKT? It's still not working properly. I'm afraid that Simon's not able to solve the problem. Looks to me like it's gone for good after all these...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 19 2019, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Looking good. I agree with the screw caps; the white ones do tend to jump right out at you, don't they.

All these photos remind me every time how I've fallen behind with my remodeling and the...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 14 2019, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Been wondering where you were, Z. I find I'd gotten used to hearing about your adventures in restorations every 2-3 days. Glad you found that sink. Looks really cool.

Last summer we were...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 8 2019, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I'm still getting that same warning too.

Hope you're doing well now. Remember, w**k is a four-letter profanity, especially now that I'm retired. Now I only have to do what the voices in my...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 28 2019, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I'm afraid Simon no longer cares. I've PMed him at least 3 times now without a response of any kind, so either that, or he has had some serious health issues. But since the board is on his system,...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 27 2019, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Exactly. Edge will not allow you to continue to the site. Chrome sometimes will. My Android phone gets me right there. But near as I could tell there has been no traffic since January 30 when I...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 27 2019, 12:11 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Kibby drinks? I now have another item to put on my "Color me surprised" list.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 26 2019, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I'm still not able to access the NKT, either through Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. I First had the problem at the end of January, remember? Simon replied, got to work on it and thought he had...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 23 2019, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

"Presentable from 10 paces". That's what we used to call a 50/50 restoration; 50 miles an hour and 50 feet away, it looks great! Just so the final paint job doesn't look like a 3B paint job. 3B? ...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 22 2019, 12:21 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Well, that's good news. When you were quoting capacity, did you mean Imperial gallons? That's bigger than US gallons. A big bike tank here on a Harley is 5-6 gallons. Not sure about a Honda...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 21 2019, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

With a new tank, lines, & all, you shouldn't need a new filter for a few years, unless your fuel is incredibly dirty.

Better question, did the tank makers use any sealer on the inside? I know you...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 21 2019, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I've not only driven, but ridden motorcycles in everything but a tornado and a hurricane. Rain, freezing and regular, snow, sleet, ice, hail. All on two wheels as well as four Actually got caught...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 4 2019, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

That's what the training classes are for. My wife was raised around guns, shotguns and rifles. But she could never hit the broad side of a barn from inside. She had never shot a handgun in her...
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