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    "(not box store)" This is not necessary true...

    "(not box store)"

    This is not necessary true depends on location and local demand.

    I live in a big Ag-and rural building area. A lot of DIYers. My local "box store" carries a lot of things...
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    I don't think I or lots of others have become...

    I don't think I or lots of others have become "desensitized". Personally I don't see what the point is. Other than to gossip and or pick apart the sport and or the people involved.

    Several years...
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    It's the responsibility of the mare owner. If...

    It's the responsibility of the mare owner. If the breeder is in the JC data base a form will automatically be sent by mail. We have an account with the JC and fill out on line.

    The Breeder is...
  4. What do nice ones with a decent level of...

    What do nice ones with a decent level of re-schooling bring?

    Maybe worth shipping a consignment up your way. Myself and others aren't looking to 'ring the bell' when offering re-schooled TBs. But...
  5. What do nice ones with a decent level of...

    What do nice ones with a decent level of re-schooling bring?

    Maybe worth shipping a consignment up your way. Myself and others aren't looking to 'ring the bell' when offering re-schooled TBs. But...
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    Good advise. But the chances of "muscles contact...

    Good advise. But the chances of "muscles contact and lock you to the shorted out device" this happening with a 120 line is slim to none. I can't begin to count how many times I have been zapped by a...
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    Good deal always satisfying when a DIY gets the...

    Good deal always satisfying when a DIY gets the job done and saves a lot of money.

    If you used heavy commercial grade terminals and didn't take off too much of the contact surface it should be all...
  8. I agree with all of the above. For certain types...

    I agree with all of the above. For certain types of paddocks ok. Seems a bit expensive for what it is and add in shipping.

    Certainly wouldn't work around here dealing with spring grass 'paddies'....
  9. Thread: Foal Pictures

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    Foal Pictures

    Haven't gone through all of them. Might be just Thoroughbreds.

    http://www.foalphotos.com/
  10. Thread: Foal Pictures

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    Foal Pictures

    Title speaks for itself

    http://www.foalphotos.com/
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    lol, the only 2 times I had to deal with...

    lol, the only 2 times I had to deal with cellulitis both were chestnut with chrome.

    I am told horse that 'get it' once are more prone to the condition in the future. Not something to lolly gag...
  12. I walk/ride the horse to the destination before...

    I walk/ride the horse to the destination before I ever call/use Brookledge again. Twice they jumped the price on me at the last minute and I had no choice but to bend over.

    Twice I called to get...
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    I only start/break TBs. This is a pretty standard...

    I only start/break TBs. This is a pretty standard reaction for most young horses when just being started. Some will 'jump' (not literally) out from under me. Others will almost always sidestep a bit...
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    "I hate downhill fences" yup they can make...

    "I hate downhill fences"

    yup they can make things interesting.

    I remember one particular coup a few years ago while out hunting with Cheshire. I was not familiar with the area and on my Timber...
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    Unless your pump also has a control box, one of...

    Unless your pump also has a control box, one of my wells does, there are only three possible problems as you know.

    A bad breaker will buzz sometimes and trip IME. Sometimes they just trip...
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    aka Crimp connector or Crimp terminals ...

    aka Crimp connector or Crimp terminals

    http://www.digikey.com/en/pdf/m/molex/visual-inspection-crimped-terminals-indusrial?WT.srch=1
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    As is with most of these threads/questions not...

    As is with most of these threads/questions not enough information is being given.

    The same with those who talk about their experience and success and or lack of. For those who talk about their...
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    Perfectly normal behavior for a lot of horses...

    Perfectly normal behavior for a lot of horses this time of year in our neck of the cold snowy woods.

    We have some very old willow trees on their last legs and shedding limbs. I cut up a large log...
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    Of the various types/makes I have used over the...

    Of the various types/makes I have used over the years I have found these to be the best.

    https://www.equipro.com/IceBoots.html
  20. Who ever told you Ace is "unpredictable" must not...

    Who ever told you Ace is "unpredictable" must not have had a lot of experience. The only thing that is somewhat unpredictable is the dosage needed for a particular horse. I work with a lot of young...
  21. Yup, if you want to work 12+hour days. I hear...

    Yup, if you want to work 12+hour days.

    I hear young people saying I want to gallop they pay well and I get off by noon. Yup but it is pretty much at least 6 days a week. 7 for those that...
  22. Fair enough. But most people would like to be...

    Fair enough. But most people would like to be able to own their own house at some point To do that one needs to start saving for a down payment pretty early in life on $25k. Most would like to own a...
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    When I was a kid a lot of farms our's too used...

    When I was a kid a lot of farms our's too used discarded cast iron bath tubs. Some would weld up a metal stand to set them on and build a fire under them. A lot of work if one has a lot of...
  24. Thread: SHERGAR

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    Just remembered a funny cartoon of the time that...

    Just remembered a funny cartoon of the time that we had in our office at the BBA Ireland (British Bloodstock Agency). I think it was from the Sporting Life, (kind of like The Daily Racing Form) no...
  25. Thread: SHERGAR

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    There were many that felt the IRA didn't do it...

    There were many that felt the IRA didn't do it because they were pros and didn't screw up a good plan. They wanted the money and almost always got it and the victim was released . I am not an expert...
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