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    I'm so sorry for your loss. I don't know why it...

    I'm so sorry for your loss. I don't know why it never gets easier, why it hurts so much every single time, no matter how many times it has to be done. Maybe because each one is its own individual...
  2. Thread: Laramie!

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    When I was a kid: Wanted Dead or Alive; The...

    When I was a kid: Wanted Dead or Alive; The Rebel; Have Gun, Will Travel; Sugarfoot; Cheyenne; Maverick (I grew up in the Golden Age of TV Westerns :) ). In the early Seventies it was Alias Smith &...
  3. Last of the Saddle Tramps, by Mesannie Wilkins....

    Last of the Saddle Tramps, by Mesannie Wilkins. In November 1954, at the age of 62, she left her home in Maine for California-on horseback. She had no experience in long distance riding. It's a...
  4. Thanks, Tom King, I will. It's just that the way...

    Thanks, Tom King, I will. It's just that the way things are going lately, if I hadn't checked, I would have ruined something.
  5. SuzieQ, the new battery has cells, the old one...

    SuzieQ, the new battery has cells, the old one didn't. I was concerned that it might not be the correct battery after all.

    Yes, it has a FEL, I just can't operate it properly. I can't get a...
  6. Thanks, clanter, that's what my manual said about...

    Thanks, clanter, that's what my manual said about the battery, but not what was in the tractor on delivery. I called the dealership about it, and they said it was maintenance free. (I wanted to see...
  7. Thank you, Gumtree. Yes, I know what you mean re:...

    Thank you, Gumtree. Yes, I know what you mean re: fully enclosed. It is well ventilated, lots of air circulation in the engine compartment.

    It's not a bad tractor, really, it's just frustrating....
  8. Any tractor battery experts on the forum today?

    I had to replace the battery in my JD 1023E. The original battery was maintenance free and had a vent tube attached. The owner's manual states removing the vent tube as part of the removal...
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    Never mind, after I posted I saw the exact...

    Never mind, after I posted I saw the exact question answered in a thread from 2011. One of these days I'll remember to search first... :)
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    are hops bad for horses?

    I'm planting hops this year. I have a few locations in mind, one of which the horses will have access to at times. If they decide the plant looks tasty and have a nibble, will it poison them? Thanks!
  11. Can the zippers be replaced? I have a pair of...

    Can the zippers be replaced? I have a pair of Ariat paddock boots like yours, and had the zippers replaced when the pull tabs broke off. Granted, I had to ship them to Houston, but it was worth it.
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    Turkey Tetrazzini. Essentially turkey casserole;...

    Turkey Tetrazzini. Essentially turkey casserole; turkey, mushrooms, noodles, cream sauce, bake!
  13. Interesting! I've never heard of this...

    Interesting! I've never heard of this competition, thanks for sharing the photos and enlightening me.
  14. I would!

    I would!
  15. Thread: Tour de France

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    Possibly. I think he's fallen more than once.

    Possibly. I think he's fallen more than once.
  16. Thread: Tour de France

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    Yep, Gallopin won the stage, but to me Talansky...

    Yep, Gallopin won the stage, but to me Talansky was the real winner, to persevere and finish in spite of everything he'd been through. I have a new bike racing hero, and inspirational figure! I...
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    I heard this on TV: "He's as bright as a 10...

    I heard this on TV:

    "He's as bright as a 10 watt bulb with a bamboo filament."

    "That's not very nice!"

    "I know, but I had to say something and I'm trying to quit cussin'." :)
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    go to thegreatcourses.com . i was browsing their...

    go to thegreatcourses.com . i was browsing their end of the year sale a couple of days ago and saw a course on latin. I didn't look at this particular course, but many of their courses are offered...
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    No barn recommendations, because Austin is a lot...

    No barn recommendations, because Austin is a lot bigger than you probably think. A lot depends on where you're going to live/work/go to school, whatever. Here's a couple of local groups to contact: ...
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    We had this problem a few years ago. Tried...

    We had this problem a few years ago. Tried mothballs and flooding, neither worked. Got some fox urine from the feed store (Callahan's if you have occasion to be in Austin, cowgirljenn), sprayed it...
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    My two have theirs on 24/7 as well. No rubs or...

    My two have theirs on 24/7 as well. No rubs or issues. The masks do get taken off once a day to make sure everything's ok under there, and just because I like to see their "handsome horsie faces"! ...
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    JeanM, how do you mean USAA will help with a...

    JeanM, how do you mean USAA will help with a horse trailer? I have full coverage on my truck and the trailer is insured with USAA as well. I also have AAA and US Rider. Seems I may be overinsured?...
  23. that's so sad. i know they're not the "real...

    that's so sad. i know they're not the "real thing" as far as the spanish riding school goes, but they were my introduction to dressage and i never missed one of their visits.
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    how about beneficial nematodes? use as a drench...

    how about beneficial nematodes? use as a drench for individual mounds, and spray the garden/yard with a pump sprayer or hose end sprayer and get the added benefit of flea control.
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    things may work out in your favor, pintopiaffe. ...

    things may work out in your favor, pintopiaffe. i once sniped something i wanted very badly out from under someone i know. she said the same as another poster "all's fair in love and ebay". a few...
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