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Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 01-05-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By maintenanceguy
A 2 person tent is never big enough for 2 people....

A 2 person tent is never big enough for 2 people. If I was planning to spend any time in a tent with one other person, it would be at least a 6 person tent. I have gear that I want to keep dry...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 01-04-2020, 03:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,808
Posted By maintenanceguy
Nope. No compromise.

Nope. No compromise.
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By maintenanceguy
Remember Trump's first pick for Attorney General,...

Remember Trump's first pick for Attorney General, Jeff Sessions. He was a big fan of asset forfeiture and even said he wanted to see it used more often.

And Neil Gorsuch, Trump's first Supreme...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,098
Posted By maintenanceguy
I live in a rural area. All of my free time is...

I live in a rural area. All of my free time is spent fishing or crabbing in the tidal salt marshes, hunting in the woods, trapping in the marsh, fields, and woods, or just exploring the miles of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By maintenanceguy
I've heard the long list of black inventions. ...

I've heard the long list of black inventions. They were being taught when I was in college. All of them were ancient inventions that came from Africa - every one from northern Africa, north of the...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 12-19-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 651
Posted By maintenanceguy
1788's Federalists had no idea what the federal...

1788's Federalists had no idea what the federal government would actually become 240 years later. I may have been a Federalist at the time. I now see how any federal government continues to grab...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-06-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,795
Posted By maintenanceguy
Plug spinner. Many times, locks in the real...

Plug spinner. Many times, locks in the real world are easier to pick in one direction than the other. Sometimes, they are almost impossible to pick the direction you need to turn them. A plug...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 11-30-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,444
Posted By maintenanceguy
Whatever it's called, the learning curve to get...

Whatever it's called, the learning curve to get proficient enough to dig a trench is about 10 minutes.

But, If I wanted a trench, I'd find someone with a trencher instead. Even if you can't rent...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 11-28-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,189
Posted By maintenanceguy
I am licensed to operate boilers. They have lots...

I am licensed to operate boilers. They have lots of safety devices to prevent them from becoming bombs. Before electronic controls, they used to become bombs frequently enough that someone invented...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 11-27-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By maintenanceguy
You can often see the mud/tape/deflection of the...

You can often see the mud/tape/deflection of the drywall where there is a stud. Stand close to the wall and look across the wall as if you were looking across the ground at the horizon. Once you...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 11-17-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,331
Posted By maintenanceguy
No. Throughout history, it has ALWAYS been the...

No. Throughout history, it has ALWAYS been the socialists/communists that have used the military to take control of the government. Conservative parties are always the one's removed by force.
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,266
Posted By maintenanceguy
Everyone in NJ is fleeing the government policies...

Everyone in NJ is fleeing the government policies they voted for in the first place. There really is a mass exodus happening right now in NJ. Where are we moving too? Florida, Arizona, and North...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-09-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,429
Posted By maintenanceguy
Unless SCOTUS released a ruling on a Saturday...

Unless SCOTUS released a ruling on a Saturday night, this is an old case from February. SCOTUS ruled in favor of the good guys - surprisingly unanimously. They didn't rule against civil forfeiture...
Forum: The Tech Zone 11-08-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,175
Posted By maintenanceguy
Since the Tor network (Dark Web) was developed by...

Since the Tor network (Dark Web) was developed by the US Navy and released to the public at a time when the US government was pushing to ban civilian encryption, I think the dark web should be looked...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,601
Posted By maintenanceguy
We're in the middle of nowhere. When our kids...

We're in the middle of nowhere. When our kids were young, we drove around to the grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other family member's houses. Everyone I knew did the same. We'd often end up at...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 10-13-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,099
Posted By maintenanceguy
The tea party / libertarian party will never...

The tea party / libertarian party will never achieve anything. I'm about as close to tea party / libertarian as it gets. I used to have a red white and blue porcupine on my truck's rear window...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,375
Posted By maintenanceguy
I like the blinds closed. My wife likes the...

I like the blinds closed. My wife likes the blinds open. She's asked why before. My answer is snipers.
Forum: Religious Discussion 10-10-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,132
Posted By maintenanceguy
I've never heard it explained this way but here's...

I've never heard it explained this way but here's what I believe:

If one was able to follow "the law" all the time, they would not need salvation. So, the old covenant hasn't gone away. But,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,406
Posted By maintenanceguy
Frederick Douglass High School in northwest...

Frederick Douglass High School in northwest Atlanta
Forum: Polls and Surveys 10-02-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,402
Posted By maintenanceguy
I'd fight if there was a real coop. I wouldn't...

I'd fight if there was a real coop. I wouldn't fight to save one president but I would fight to save my country from being destroyed by our elected representatives. But I wouldn't know who to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,527
Posted By maintenanceguy
Employment is a choice. Slavery wasn't.

Employment is a choice. Slavery wasn't.
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,129
Posted By maintenanceguy
I don't like chic-fil-a. I want to, my wife and...

I don't like chic-fil-a. I want to, my wife and kids love the place. I can't believe the crowds when I drive by one at lunch time. Around here, they have employees standing out at the drive...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 09-23-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,722
Posted By maintenanceguy
I remember when we were going into ice age. I...

I remember when we were going into ice age. I remember when acid rain was going to make it impossible to grow crops.

I don't know if the earth is the right temperature now or not. It's been lots...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 09-19-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,929
Posted By maintenanceguy
My problem with this story and so many others is...

My problem with this story and so many others is that I no longer trust the intelligence community or the media.
Forum: Political News and Discussion 09-18-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,878
Posted By maintenanceguy
I decided many years ago that I'm no longer a...

I decided many years ago that I'm no longer a republican. I believe I haven't changed my ideas very much but my old party has changed theirs.

I don't like Trump, although you'll see me defending...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-07-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By maintenanceguy
You can buy almost any model as a "blue gun" for...

You can buy almost any model as a "blue gun" for around $50. They are often used as molds to make holsters. I don't see a lot of value unless you're practicing retention, taking a gun as part of...
Forum: Religious Discussion 09-01-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 8,877
Posted By maintenanceguy
Jews everywhere have a low opinion of Christians....

Jews everywhere have a low opinion of Christians. Remember, Jews follow what we Christians call the Old Testament - the part of the bible that tells the Jews that they are God's chosen people and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,126
Posted By maintenanceguy
impossible to make the people at the bottom...

impossible to make the people at the bottom perform like the people at the top. So, the only way to have equality is to knock down the people at the top.
Forum: Urban Survival 09-01-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,220
Posted By maintenanceguy
Follow the manufacturer's instructions for break...

Follow the manufacturer's instructions for break in period. I suspect it's one oil change after 5 or 10 hours and then onto the regular change interval.

Besides regular oil changes (which are...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 08-31-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By maintenanceguy
Any filler will fail and look worse than the...

Any filler will fail and look worse than the original crack.
Forum: Political News and Discussion 08-28-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By maintenanceguy
I'm supposed to believe that all of the Arabic...

I'm supposed to believe that all of the Arabic speaking people who work at the NY Times, Washington Post, NBC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, and everywhere else all managed to keep the real meaning of covfefe...
Forum: Financial Forum 08-25-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By maintenanceguy
At one point Zimbabwe's inflation was 8,000% ...

At one point Zimbabwe's inflation was 8,000%

https://modernsurvivalblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/zimbabwe-one-hundred-trillion-dollars.jpg
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 08-24-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By maintenanceguy
I had an old cooler that had foam in the sides...

I had an old cooler that had foam in the sides and bottom but not the lid. I drilled 4 holes in the corners and foamed it with expanding foam in a can. I think it worked but it also warped the lid...
Forum: Religious Discussion 08-22-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By maintenanceguy
Sinners belong in church. However, if someone...

Sinners belong in church. However, if someone chooses to continue to live in sin, they have rejected the teaching of the church - not the other way around. I'm not talking about the alcoholic who...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 08-17-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,528
Posted By maintenanceguy
Article says that 20% of men admit to having worn...

Article says that 20% of men admit to having worn a pair of underwear for a week at a time. It doesn't say that 20% of men wear underwear for a week at a time, only that they did it once. Maybe it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By maintenanceguy
This! Here's a story from NJ. After the...

This!

Here's a story from NJ. After the Newtown School shooting, NJ proposed 21 new gun laws. The senate committee had a public hearing on the bill, as they are required to do. I estimate that...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 08-14-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By maintenanceguy
Remember, it was the NRA who first suggested...

Remember, it was the NRA who first suggested banning bump stocks.

Oct 5, 2017, NRA issued the following statement:
“In the aftermath of the evil and senseless attack in Las Vegas, the American...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 08-14-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By maintenanceguy
I hate people who want to take away my guns. I...

I hate people who want to take away my guns. I guess that means I can't own one?
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 08-08-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,904
Posted By maintenanceguy
Black and white video cameras can "see" infrared...

Black and white video cameras can "see" infrared light". If the camera is still operating and has infrared LED's for night vision, it will show up like a flare on a black and white camera.
Forum: Political News and Discussion 08-08-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By maintenanceguy
Commuting the sentence is appropriate. He's...

Commuting the sentence is appropriate. He's served enough time but should not be pardoned from his crimes. The conviction stays. Frankly, if I was president, Blagojevich wouldn't be on my radar...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 08-04-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,378
Posted By maintenanceguy
Germany has been getting chummy with Russia for...

Germany has been getting chummy with Russia for several years. Russia and Iran are buddies. Therefore, Germany and Iran are buddies. We're not as close with Germany as Iran is. Germany should be...
Forum: Fitness Blogs 07-25-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,931
Posted By maintenanceguy
I've had two close calls where I had several...

I've had two close calls where I had several minutes (in one case it may have been hours) where I truly believed I was going to end up dead. It's really strange that those things just sit somewhere...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-22-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By maintenanceguy
I don't know how to make money on youtube. I...

I don't know how to make money on youtube.

I know it's pretty easy not to make money farming.
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,911
Posted By maintenanceguy
I can't tell you how many times in a month I...

I can't tell you how many times in a month I drive from store to store looking for something and end up just ordering it online. I don't even know why I go out to to stores anymore.

Did it Friday...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By maintenanceguy
It's easy to organize and manage people on the...

It's easy to organize and manage people on the left. Those attracted to the left are attracted to big government, lots of controls on people, rules, rules rules. The left desperately wants someone...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,518
Posted By maintenanceguy
Doesn't bother me at all. It's silly but who's...

Doesn't bother me at all. It's silly but who's harmed? There should be no protected classes. If I want to have a party for only skinny blonds, or only short people, or only "people of color", I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,407
Posted By maintenanceguy
"Straight Outta Magic Kingdom" "Disney Land...

"Straight Outta Magic Kingdom"

"Disney Land now takes food stamps?"
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 06-21-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,995
Posted By maintenanceguy
We used old motor oil, gear oil, and hydraulic to...

We used old motor oil, gear oil, and hydraulic to seal the oak planks on farm wagons. We had a dozen 16' x 10' flat wagons and would mop whatever old oil we had from the farm machinery onto the...
Forum: Financial Forum 06-18-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,677
Posted By maintenanceguy
10% into some sort of investment BEFORE you spend...

10% into some sort of investment BEFORE you spend anything else. If your company offers a 401K with a match, put in the maximum you are allowed. If not, put your money into an index fund, or better...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 06-18-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,661
Posted By maintenanceguy
My backup is a generator. My backup to the...

My backup is a generator. My backup to the backup is a pitcher type hand pump and a roll of black poly pipe - but my water line is only 22 ft down. A pitcher type hand pump won't work at 94'. My...
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