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    I put in an incinerating toilet and love it. ...

    I put in an incinerating toilet and love it. Since I'm a private farm and no boarders, it doesn't get a lot of usage but when you need it, it's great. Mind you, it wasn't cheap (~$1600 +...
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    Best idea I've seen on COTH since I joined. :) ...

    Best idea I've seen on COTH since I joined. :)

    Congratulations rustbreeches, you are not crazy.

    I agree with Cherry that it's sad that it comes to this though. :(

    I have in my will if I die...
  3. Tack room definitely. When I was working a...

    Tack room definitely.

    When I was working a full time job, the horses, dogs and cats, barn and outside (pastures, lawn and garden) got top priority. I used to invite friends over for dinner about...
  4. Thread: RIP Tiger Bay

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    Hm, now that's a novel idea! :) Actually,...

    Hm, now that's a novel idea! :) Actually, before I bought the farm and just had my horses boarded(anywhere from 1-5 horses at certain times), I really did pamper myself.

    I do know I'm having the...
  5. Thread: RIP Tiger Bay

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    Thanks so much for your kind words everyone. :) ...

    Thanks so much for your kind words everyone. :) He really was a good boy and he passed over the bridge way too soon. :yes: :sadsmile:

    EventingJ, I'll be at the events to cheer you and The Jolly...
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    Ok, I did a quick check of Home Depot's LG...

    Ok, I did a quick check of Home Depot's LG electric dryers based on some of the above recommendations.

    Do any of you know what exact model you have? There are a zillion models ranging anywhere...
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    My current dryer balls up the sheets as well so I...

    My current dryer balls up the sheets as well so I know what you mean. :(
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    Good thoughts on the heavy duty dryer. Will keep...

    Good thoughts on the heavy duty dryer. Will keep in mind when I go looking next wk.
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    Lint screen gets cleaned with every use and...

    Lint screen gets cleaned with every use and sometimes more than once/use. Also, the dryer hose to outside vent was just cleaned last fall so I know these aren't the problems.
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    Need new clothes dryer-suggestions please

    The dryer is still going but the heating element takes forever to warm up, let alone really get warm so I know it's costing a lot more to dry things than it should. The dryer may be 15 yrs old if...
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    Am with those that said humans. To be even more...

    Am with those that said humans. To be even more definitive, I'd say one particular EPA auditor bwitch that I dealt with when I was working. Damn near threw her out of the building. I think if I...
  12. I'll join you in having good neighbors! One is a...

    I'll join you in having good neighbors! One is a retired county sheriff who for years has done so many maintenance, repair, replace and remodel jobs for me I've lost count. :) Over the years he's...
  13. Thread: RIP Tiger Bay

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    Thanks everyone for your kind words. :) Right...

    Thanks everyone for your kind words. :)

    Right now I still have 2 horses in the barn to care for and pamper. Both belong to a friend. One horse, Kiwi Puzzle, came over 3 yrs ago to be a companion...
  14. Thread: RIP Tiger Bay

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    RIP Tiger Bay

    May your trip over the bridge be a good one. :) I know you'll find your previous buddies, Chocolate and Shadowbrick there to give you a guided tour. I'll look forward to seeing you and the other...
  15. The pull behind spreader that I have I bought...

    The pull behind spreader that I have I bought from the lawn mower sales location probably 20 or more yrs ago and it still is going strong but I don't abuse mine. The only thing I've had to repair on...
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    I deal with Valley Vet a lot and agree they are a...

    I deal with Valley Vet a lot and agree they are a super company to use for horse, dog and farm supplies. :)
  17. While the meteorologists are predicting a heavy...

    While the meteorologists are predicting a heavy wet snow starting late this afternoon, :( yesterday was the first day I wore regular denim jeans as opposed to my corduroy winter jeans. No snow or...
  18. Try one of these at Tractor Supply ...

    Try one of these at Tractor Supply

    ...
  19. Thread: Horse Shaming!

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    These are fantastic! I guess I need to get a...

    These are fantastic! I guess I need to get a photo of when my horse does a 'dump' in his water bucket. :( :sigh:
  20. Thread: Fly Mask question

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    Yep, come to think about it, previous ones I've...

    Yep, come to think about it, previous ones I've had looked better after they got dunked in a bucket of water to rinse. Into the washer the next load I do.

    Thanks for the reminder.;) Spring is...
  21. Thread: Fly Mask question

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    Fly Mask question

    While it will be a while before fly masks are needed here (it's currently 36 F with wind chill of 29) I just ordered one for my horse for this coming summer.

    Is there any way to get the kinks and...
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    For tails , like goeslikestink, I also use a...

    For tails , like goeslikestink, I also use a human hair brush. One that is about 1/2 round with natural bristles. Before I attempt to brush though, I spray Show Sheen generously on the tail and let...
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    I've got a 25 yr old New Zealand TB that is...

    I've got a 25 yr old New Zealand TB that is finally starting to show his age. His topline is finally starting to sag just the tiniest bit. Now, he has a coat like a Yak but in the 3 winters he's...
  24. suz, trust Jack. I know him personally, bought...

    suz, trust Jack. I know him personally, bought a LTC policy from him yrs ago when he was selling them and know him to be a super horseman and person! I don't say that about all people, believe...
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    A new farm in Mendon just installed some new...

    A new farm in Mendon just installed some new footing that is a waxed sand (and heaven only knows what else) and supposedly never needs to be dragged or watered. They've only been up and running a few...
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