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  1. Now that we have established what I assumed based...

    Now that we have established what I assumed based on my experience that it is in fact cellulose/paper based there are no worries.

    The fire retardant is pretty benign as I though having worked with...
  2. Now that we have established what I assumed based...

    Now that we have established what I assumed based on my experience that it is in fact cellulose/paper based there are no worries.

    The fire retardant is pretty benign as I though having worked with...
  3. Though I don’t entirely disagree a simple...

    Though I don’t entirely disagree a simple internet search of articles do use the term “mineral fiber” in reference to blown in Fiberglass.
    ...
  4. Jim, not to side track the thread, but I think I...

    Jim, not to side track the thread, but I think I remember reading one of your comments on foam insulation. Which I am a big fan of. I have used Icynene a water based foam on old rehab house and...
  5. Wow, over 10,000 reads. Kind of says something...

    Wow, over 10,000 reads. Kind of says something in that alone. I generally don’t bother to read or comment on “gossip”. As a professional in the business it seems to me that a lot of assumptions...
  6. The OP did not say Fiberglass, the OP said...

    The OP did not say Fiberglass, the OP said “fiber blown insulation”. In my previous post I said “Assuming it is cellulose “paper” based” there is no reason not to use it. I have used several...
  7. Assuming it is cellulose “paper” based, assuming...

    Assuming it is cellulose “paper” based, assuming you will be mixing it in with the existing footing, assuming sand. I see no reason why not. The fire retardants its treated with is not anymore...
  8. 2-4-D mixed with some Clarity cleaned up the...

    2-4-D mixed with some Clarity cleaned up the Buttercup in my pastures. But it is important to take care of them before they go to seed. I got rid of 95% the first year. Now my spring pastures and...
  9. There are a number of “brand names” that are...

    There are a number of “brand names” that are basically nothing more then 2-4-D. Which went off patent a while ago.

    I use Crossbow for certain things, milk weed, and other semi “woody like...
  10. Pasture Pro is not much more then diluted 2-4-D...

    Pasture Pro is not much more then diluted 2-4-D with a marketable name and a “feel good” picture on the label.
    Much bigger bang for the buck buying generic 2-4-D.
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    Like a lot of people you do not give your general...

    Like a lot of people you do not give your general location. Not sure why people have issues with listing their location. Especially when asking questions to things that location and climate are...
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    Split Rail, which is based on how fence rails...

    Split Rail, which is based on how fence rails were made before saw mills were plentiful. They were split out of a log section. So it has a “traditional” look. Even with modern saw mills it is much...
  13. Everything needs a home. IMO and experience...

    Everything needs a home. IMO and experience yellow jackets seem to be the most aggressive when agitated. The others you mentioned are pretty passive by and large. If the nest is so far away that...
  14. IMO and lots of experience towing various types...

    IMO and lots of experience towing various types of trailers, horse, equipment, loaded flat beds, etc with various types of vehicles. Local and long distance. IMO there is no reason to put an...
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    http://s1136.photobucket.com/user/gumtreestables/l...

    http://s1136.photobucket.com/user/gumtreestables/library/Horse%20Fencing%20Oak%20Slip%20board%20and%20Oak%20nailed?sort=3&page=1

    This is a link to 3 types of wood fencing we have on our farm. The...
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    http://www.paulickreport.com/news/people/clocker-i...

    http://www.paulickreport.com/news/people/clocker-in-penn-national-case-signs-plea-deal-to-cooperate-with-feds/
  17. First, there is no sure way without an US of...

    First, there is no sure way without an US of determining what is going if anything. Manipulation by a very experienced hand is always a good place to start and may and or will reveal possible issues...
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    OP what’s his breeding? A high percentage of...

    OP what’s his breeding?

    A high percentage of horses by the TB sire Woodman had a “dark spot” somewhere on their butt. We considered it a sign of a possibly good one. All the good ones seemed...
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    After living in the west my idea of what is...

    After living in the west my idea of what is reasonable “drive time” completely changed. We wouldn’t think twice about driving 2 hours to visit or have lunch or dinner with friends.

    I used to...
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    I moved to Lexington in 1985. Being in the TB...

    I moved to Lexington in 1985. Being in the TB business Lex was kind of the Wall Street of the industry. New Circle road wasn’t even completed all the way around.
    Other then Dudley’s (the old...
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    I would not agree with this. Two different types...

    I would not agree with this. Two different types of construction IMO.

    Post and beam built in a traditional way is completely mortised and tenon. That sits on a stone foundation. Everything is...
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    Depending on your “neck of the woods” a “pole...

    Depending on your “neck of the woods” a “pole barn” that has been finished off as a “home” would be considered “unconventional housing” in most parts for the country. Banks don’t like...
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    Post a link to the pump you got so I or others...

    Post a link to the pump you got so I or others can check the "specs". With this I can tell you how to go about things. This is not a difficult DYI IMO. An electrician may may laugh all the way to...
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    The Great Meadows (Va Gold Cup) course can be a...

    The Great Meadows (Va Gold Cup) course can be a bit confusing because they run several different “types” of races on basically the same “oval”. The Timber course is pretty straight forward being all...
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    A gift certificate for a good butcher and storage...

    A gift certificate for a good butcher and storage locker for the Angus.
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