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Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 08-30-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,601
Posted By timmyzinthewell
As a follow up on this line of thought: Another...

As a follow up on this line of thought: Another reason why you might not want to have a tooth taken out in the presence of a lot of infection is that doing so increases the possibility of...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 02-22-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,581
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I am getting spring fever like several others...

I am getting spring fever like several others here on the board and usually start some of my vegetable seeds inside about this time of the year.

One note of CAUTION though: If you have cats or...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 01-24-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,232
Posted By timmyzinthewell
You are correct sir in that the fees will be less...

You are correct sir in that the fees will be less if you have the work done by undergraduate students. The big "but" is that the length of treatment plan will almost always be much longer.

The...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 12-13-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 24,664
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Ask your friendly neighborhood dentist about...

Ask your friendly neighborhood dentist about this.

We use a 2% solution of Lidocaine w/ Epi 1:100,000 for nerve blocks and local infiltration for invasive procedures. It comes in 1.7 ml....
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-13-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,331
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I got my CCW permit recently and decided to...

I got my CCW permit recently and decided to reward myself with a new handgun.

After reading through quite a few 1911 threads and asking other owners I decided to test the waters with an RIA GI...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-13-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,150
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Geminid meteor shower

Wasn't sure on which part of the forum to post this, but thought this section would be appropriate.

http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/ten-tips-for-watching-the-geminid-meteor-shower

...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 09-27-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,233
Posted By timmyzinthewell
:thumb: I keep several "furniture moving...

:thumb:

I keep several "furniture moving blankets" of varying sizes and thicknesses in my camping gear foot lockers. Aside from their obvious use, I like to use them under the sleeping bag for...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-26-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,846
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Along a similar line of thought: Many stores are...

Along a similar line of thought: Many stores are clearing out their school supplies now. I picked up a couple of low-profile looking black book backpacks at Target for less than $5.00 each. They...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 09-19-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,497
Posted By timmyzinthewell
:thumb: Same here, the Thermarest makes sleeping...

:thumb: Same here, the Thermarest makes sleeping comfortably a non-issue. I've had mine for over 10 years and have even pulled it out for times when I have to sleep on the floor at a hunting cabin...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-05-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,933
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Wow, I can remember reading "Lucifer's Hammer"...

Wow, I can remember reading "Lucifer's Hammer" years and years ago, will have to dig up a copy and re-read.
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 08-30-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,082
Posted By timmyzinthewell
:thumb:I carry a booster pack as well, it has...

:thumb:I carry a booster pack as well, it has easily paid for itself. My only complaint with them is that you only get one or two tries to start the engine before they are drained.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 08-27-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,099
Posted By timmyzinthewell
The first thought that crossed my mind when I saw...

The first thought that crossed my mind when I saw the subject line for this thread was "contact your state conservation department".

They have vast resources of knowledge available on what species...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 08-23-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,985
Posted By timmyzinthewell
:thumb: I am in agreement with MikeK ; MRE...

:thumb: I am in agreement with MikeK ; MRE packets of peanut butter are easy to store, can be eaten on crackers or bread or all by themselves. No cooking needed so it is a fast easy trail food.
...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 08-20-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I am part of a team that has been trained as an...

I am part of a team that has been trained as an emergency response team to identify bodies post mortem in a mass disaster ie. tornados, fire/explosions, airliner downing, etc.

Most of the...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-03-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,748
Posted By timmyzinthewell
This brings up an interesting point, with a minor...

This brings up an interesting point, with a minor thread drift: I realize that these are made for indoor use. But has anyone ever used them to clear out a campsite area before setting up camp? ...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-30-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,104
Posted By timmyzinthewell
We're headed to a gunshow this weekend, it will...

We're headed to a gunshow this weekend, it will be interesting to see if any of the dealers have a Ruger Takedown on display. The young people in our family really like the Marlin Papoose, which is...
Forum: The Tech Zone 02-16-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 161,695
Posted By timmyzinthewell
After work I like to unwind with assorted tower...

After work I like to unwind with assorted tower defense games on the iPad.

My current favorite is called Tower Madness; good 3-D graphics, a tactical challenge and enough levels and fields to...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 02-14-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,445
Posted By timmyzinthewell
:thumb: We have a fairly close knit...

:thumb:

We have a fairly close knit neighborhood. When strangers are canvassing the area(be it girl scout cookies or "siding salesmen", etc.), we call several people down the road to give them a...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 02-08-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,029
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I employ a different strategy for storing my...

I employ a different strategy for storing my oxygen: For every box of oxygen I also have 2 boxes of hydrogen. That way I can mix them together in the proper ratio and have water to drink if needed....
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 02-02-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,556
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I see you are in IL, the weather forecast is...

I see you are in IL, the weather forecast is calling for heavy rains in the midwest Thursday and Friday. That weather front may be headed your way just in time for the weekend, FYI. In my camping...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-31-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By timmyzinthewell
:thumb: I second that motion. Living in a...

:thumb: I second that motion.

Living in a rural/farming area, a lot of the people around here wear Carhart type clothing for work and when they hunt. This type of clothing wears like iron and...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 01-27-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,148
Posted By timmyzinthewell
As a practicing dentist for over 25 years, I take...

As a practicing dentist for over 25 years, I take strong exception to your statements. I am guessing that you have had bad experience with a dental office, which is unfortunate.

My...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-25-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41,143
Views: 5,938,694
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I purchased candles, oil and a lamp to supplement...

I purchased candles, oil and a lamp to supplement our lighting needs. I also purchased(on sale!) additional insulated bib overalls and a light weight nylon rainsuit.

This is the time of the year...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 12-29-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,008
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Here's a solution to the problem of drowsiness...

Here's a solution to the problem of drowsiness that I have used for years: peppermint! I keep either peppermint chewing gum or hard peppermint candy in my truck. If I ever feel fatigued or drowsy...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-20-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,329
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Amen, Scouting is where we learned it and...

Amen, Scouting is where we learned it and practice it to this day.
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 10-20-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,497
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Overcomer: Relay your anxiety to your dentist. ...

Overcomer: Relay your anxiety to your dentist. Some offices specialize in taking care of patients with dental phobias using a number of different techniques such as oral/IV sedation, hypnosis,...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 10-14-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,695
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Saint: I can speak to you in general terms...

Saint:

I can speak to you in general terms regarding implants. They are a blessing for many people who have lost natural teeth due to dental disease or from trauma.

That said, they also...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 10-06-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,695
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Miss J: Some excellent advice on many...

Miss J:

Some excellent advice on many fronts. I am a practicing dentist in a small rural community. As such we practice what I call "bread & butter" dentistry. A lot of my patients do not have...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-27-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By timmyzinthewell
We grow the "birdhouse" variety of gourds. We...

We grow the "birdhouse" variety of gourds. We use some for birdhouses, others for art projects, etc.

To dry them I just take a long sewing needle or quilting pin and poke a dozen holes in the...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-13-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,551
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I stock paper plates, cups, napkins and plastic...

I stock paper plates, cups, napkins and plastic cutlery in our pantry. These are in addition to the conventional camping cook kits that are made of assorted metals and plastics.

And my...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-19-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,796
Posted By timmyzinthewell
"Who's on first" was actually a long standing...

"Who's on first" was actually a long standing Abbot & Costello routine. :)
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 05-19-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,158
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Your quote struck a familiar chord; I had a...

Your quote struck a familiar chord; I had a pathology professor who used to say the same thing. When he said it he meant that you should look for the more obvious versus something exotic when making...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 05-09-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,046
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I carry a pair in my BOB and several pair in the...

I carry a pair in my BOB and several pair in the pickup. My only indulgence is a preference for goatskin gloves. They're softer and much more comfortable because the seams don't rub my knuckles,...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 05-06-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,025
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Might depend on the location of the grafting...

Might depend on the location of the grafting material in your mouth(upper/lower, anterior/posterior) and how long it has been in there. I would be be surprised if the force of a toothbrush head...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 04-05-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Central Missouri here. We had a hard frost this...

Central Missouri here. We had a hard frost this morning, so I don't think the ground is warm enough yet, even on the south facing slopes. We usually wait toward the end of April before we head out...
Forum: The Tech Zone 04-02-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Thanks for the heads-up!

Thanks for the heads-up!
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-31-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,439
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Interesting design and I admire the ingenuity,...

Interesting design and I admire the ingenuity, but...my big reservation about the Wrex(besides the price tag) is its short handle.

There is no leverage to speak of, that would be a deal breaker...
Forum: The Tech Zone 03-30-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By timmyzinthewell
rooting a Nook Color

My son and I were listening to a radio program that discussed the relative ease of rooting a Nook color and in effect having a small, touch screen tablet that is capable of wi-fi surfing. There were...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-26-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 41,143
Views: 5,938,694
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Bought additional food stocks and re-inventoried...

Bought additional food stocks and re-inventoried our pantry. Also bought a new 6 person tent and a duffel bag to tote and store it.

I also bought a few "luxury" items for the pantry: My wife...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 03-18-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,236
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I've posted about this before, but your topic...

I've posted about this before, but your topic reminds me of our survival campouts in
Scouts when we were allowed to take anything we wanted as long as it fit in a cigar box. Pringles had not been...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-17-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,807
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Don't think you'll catch hell at all. It's easy...

Don't think you'll catch hell at all. It's easy to get overwhelmed being a single parent. But I would approach it like it has been mentioned earlier: Analyze your situation, prepare a plan and...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-15-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,679
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Perfectly good reason for a rant, sorry for your...

Perfectly good reason for a rant, sorry for your loss.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-15-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,547
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Having worked retail while going through school,...

Having worked retail while going through school, I always make it a point to be pleasant with anyone who has to stand for hours on end behind a cash register for a living. Believe me, they're not...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-13-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,699
Posted By timmyzinthewell
;). Remove woman's leg before using.

;). Remove woman's leg before using.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-11-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,746
Posted By timmyzinthewell
The best time to plant a tree is 25 years ago. ...

The best time to plant a tree is 25 years ago. The 2nd best time is today.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-11-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,590
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Potential nuclear plant meltdown on an island...

Potential nuclear plant meltdown on an island nation in the Pacific?

I'm smelling a return of GODZILLA! With Mothra hot on his heels!
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-10-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,780
Posted By timmyzinthewell
:thumb: Sweet little 9mm, it is my CCW as well. ...

:thumb: Sweet little 9mm, it is my CCW as well. When I go out to the range with my brothers and nephews, everyone stands in line for a chance to fire it.

I also agree with the other posters...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-10-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By timmyzinthewell
Ahhhh, memories of high school calculus. That's...

Ahhhh, memories of high school calculus. That's about the last time I handled a slide-rule, but I was always fascinated by how well they worked. I might have to dig mine out and exercise the brain...
Forum: Urban Survival 03-09-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,946
Posted By timmyzinthewell
When asked for a phone number at the check-out I...

When asked for a phone number at the check-out I love giving them: 867-5309...many cashiers don't catch it, but it always makes my kids giggle. As we walk out the door they start humming/singing the...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-09-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,724
Posted By timmyzinthewell
I love how ingenious some people are, it's really...

I love how ingenious some people are, it's really inspiring, thanks. I'll tuck that away for a muddy day!
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