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05-21-2008

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12-03-2016 8:15 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • worked in the maintenance field all my life, from rural middle west, live in Northwest Alaska (Kotzebue)
  • NW AK
  • Dad of 4, outdoors, puttering in the shop, leather working, gardening, subsistence activities.
  • maintenance worker, aircraft mechanic

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken, any photo (Part 2) on 12-04-2016 at 01:15 AM
    Rex. How many hours of daylight do you get this time of year?.OTZ Daylight Hours: 3 hours, 5
    minutes, 7m 25s less daylight than yesterday.Sunrise Today: 12:08 pm Sunset Today: 3:13 pm

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken, any photo (Part 2) on 12-04-2016 at 01:11 AM
    Rex- you got some clean air. Down around Fairbanks the ice fog is so thick you need a seeing
    eye sled dog.OTZ is on the coast, FAI is in that river botton, all that cold air collects at
    the low places...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken, any photo (Part 2) on 12-03-2016 at 10:13 PM
    It's FRIDAY . . . . . Almost Noon!

  • Posted in thread: Ithaca M49R .22 lever action on 12-03-2016 at 09:26 PM
    As the 49R is a repeater the extraction is totally different from the 49 single shot
    (martini/peabody type action), as the 49R lever has a extractor claw on its reciprocating bolt
    assembly so Imagine ...

  • Posted in thread: Another Use For Used Softener Dryer Sheets... on 12-02-2016 at 05:04 AM
    One the things the new unused sheets are great for is getting baked-on gunk off of baking pans
    and cookie sheets, hot soapy dish water with a dryer sheet added.I know they have the same
    plastic mesh l...

  • Posted in thread: Engine porn on 12-01-2016 at 03:12 PM
    Nothing like your cheek just inches away from the flywheel of your Bubba 30Hp at startup.1920's
    era 30Hp hothead/ hotbulb engines in all their scarey, eccentric and labor intensive
    startup's.By the wa...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken, any photo (Part 2) on 12-01-2016 at 02:48 AM
    Well dwmillerAs for the Great White North is debateable right now, there are some parts the
    state still have hardly any snow worth mentioning.OTZ is one of them.The length of day is 3 hr
    33 min length...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken, any photo (Part 2) on 11-30-2016 at 09:29 PM
    66 North, 11-29-2016, looking south, 2 pm.

  • Posted in thread: Stuck case in a Mosin on 11-28-2016 at 08:01 PM
    Some fellows like video's

  • Posted in thread: Stuck case in a Mosin on 11-28-2016 at 08:45 AM
    Mosin Sticky Bolt aka. MosinitusTo remove the case I use a hardware store 3 foot long 1/4" dia
    steel rod (brass is nice if you have it) I wrap a few bands of electric tape on the rod and
    simply rotate...

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