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    Yes, the fact that Walkers tend to be much more...

    Yes, the fact that Walkers tend to be much more tolerant of idiocy does make them idiot magnets. Take fast, forward, smooth-riding horses that tend to be extremely tolerant and forgiving...obviously...
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    Ah yes, because all gaited horse people are drunk...

    Ah yes, because all gaited horse people are drunk hillbillies crashing around on dangerous horses at mach 5.

    I get the sentiment, I know the type seen plenty out on the trail and they annoy me...
  3. I think a big dog is a better deterrent than...

    I think a big dog is a better deterrent than locked doors. Most would-be burglars are looking for an easy score. If they want in bad enough, they'll find a way through or around a locked door. If...
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    The wood I have is mostly oak and maple the guy...

    The wood I have is mostly oak and maple the guy said. He did tell me the maple is softer and then there is the really light/soft stuff he called the punk wood. Something about it being partially...
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    Happy to report I had coals this morning! Was...

    Happy to report I had coals this morning! Was able to get it fired right up again with a little piece of the punk wood.

    I do have a magnetic thermometer on the big stove and it does come in handy....
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    That's what I kind of figured. It's a big blower...

    That's what I kind of figured. It's a big blower too, costs over $200 just for the part not including labor. I can't see spending that if I don't need to.

    The dogs are in a pile in front of the...
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    Will do! The guy that did the inspection told...

    Will do!

    The guy that did the inspection told me I have to learn my stoves...he said they all behave differently. He did assure me they were in good shape and that once I got the hang of it they...
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    The former owner left a big heavy cast iron...

    The former owner left a big heavy cast iron kettle with the stove, I remember cracking (what I thought was a joke) to the real estate agent about it being the humidifier. :lol: I kept it because I...
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    I shut the air vent on the rear of the stove...

    I shut the air vent on the rear of the stove completely once the fire is going...other than that there is no way to control air flow. I was told replacing the worn-out gasket would make an...
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    Wood Stoves for Dummies

    So my new house has two wood stoves for heat. It also has a heat pump and electric furnace back-up for emergency heat which everyone says will be crazy expensive to run when winter gets into full...
  11. From what you are describing it sounds a lot like...

    From what you are describing it sounds a lot like the OrthoFlex Patriot.

    http://www.thecorrector.net/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/MACIVQt.SideGreatLite_WEB.0.jpg
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    Next time I buy a car I'm going to tell the...

    Next time I buy a car I'm going to tell the seller I can't pay full asking price because I need to factor in the cost of the $4,000 rims and tires I'd like to put on it. Sounds a bit loopy doesn't...
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    I had Jehovah's Witnesses come knocking on my...

    I had Jehovah's Witnesses come knocking on my door one day. I cracked the door to politely tell them thanks but no thanks. My dogs were at the door barking, my English Mastiff let out a couple...
  14. That picture reminds me of when I was a kid and I...

    That picture reminds me of when I was a kid and I would make my Ken doll ride one of my Breyer horses up to the pink doll house to impress Barbie. Same exact pose, I swear.
  15. If you want them swapped out just take it back...

    If you want them swapped out just take it back and have it done, or even just have the old billets replaced. Who cares if it's anal retentive, if that's the way you want it that's how it should be. ...
  16. I've been through what you are getting ready to...

    I've been through what you are getting ready to go through. Here are a few tips for dealing with the onslaught of unwanted visitors trickling over from the McMansions:

    Put up NO TRESPASSING signs...
  17. Can you just stick the horse you aren't riding...

    Can you just stick the horse you aren't riding and the donkey in stalls with a flake of hay while you go on your trail ride? That's going to be the easiest way to keep them from running the fence...
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    Whodunnit? Good grief there is no telling with...

    Whodunnit? Good grief there is no telling with that list of suspects.

    How to handle it? Well if it were me, I'd move. Sounds like the number of people at that barn you cannot trust outweigh the...
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    That is why my home page is google. I would...

    That is why my home page is google. I would rather try to pour hot butter up a wildcat's ass than try to wade through that crap they pollute the internet with. AOL is no better IMO.
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    At bare minimum you need to stay in a hotel. Not...

    At bare minimum you need to stay in a hotel. Not with friends or family, in a hotel. That way if she flips her gourd you have a place to take your son where you and only YOU has say over who comes...
  21. You can substitute coconut milk for water in cake...

    You can substitute coconut milk for water in cake recipes or for water or buttermilk in muffin recipes.
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    Sounds like they just cut and pasted a sale ad...

    Sounds like they just cut and pasted a sale ad into their normal scam email.
  23. Oh yes the M25s are really neat saddles. Here is...

    Oh yes the M25s are really neat saddles. Here is a great website that explains sizing and shows the saddle broken down into parts: http://www.mp44.nl/equipment/army_saddle.htm

    It also gives you a...
  24. If you look at western saddles don't fall for the...

    If you look at western saddles don't fall for the QH bars/Semi-QH bars/etc. schtick. There is no industry standard for bars in western saddles so what qualifies as one type of bars with one brand can...
  25. I'm one of the posters that mentioned it. I...

    I'm one of the posters that mentioned it. I didn't mean it in terms of "since I can't see my horses 7 days a week I shouldn't pay the same amount of board". It was more in a sense of "I signed a...
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