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by Red Dave
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Visits
Topic: My last day of regular work is tomorrow
Replies: 17
Views: 721

Re: My last day of regular work is tomorrow

Pat, if I could give you some advice without offending you. When I was 22, my new wife and I (on advice of an older friend) met with a financial adviser with a goal of retiring comfortably some day. The advisor asked about our goals, and he laughed at me when I told him I didn't think social securi...
by Red Dave
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Visits
Topic: Chain saw recommendations?
Replies: 22
Views: 658

Re: Chain saw recommendations?

The Husqvarna dealer offered (and I did it) if I bought 3 quarts of Husqvarna’s pre-mixed ethanol-free gas when I bought the saw, the 2 year warranty would become a 4 year warranty. I will do my best to avoid ethanol gas, and the truoil or equal might help do that. Awfully expensive tho... We have ...
by Red Dave
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Visits
Topic: Chain saw recommendations?
Replies: 22
Views: 658

Re: Chain saw recommendations?

I have an Echo I bought over 35 years ago. Still starts easy and runs great. No idea on current price comparisons though. I also have no idea how current brands of chainsaws compare, like I said, it's been 35 years since I bought one. I do know that the serious outdoor equipment dealers around here ...
by Red Dave
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Visits
Topic: Think It Will Work?
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Think It Will Work?

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by Red Dave
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Visits
Topic: My last day of regular work is tomorrow
Replies: 17
Views: 721

Re: My last day of regular work is tomorrow

Congratulations! You will be joining an elite corps of old farts. ;)

It will feel weird not going to work every day for awhile.
It just won't feel right at first, but trust me, you will get used to it. 8-)
by Red Dave
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Visits
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR HOMIES!!
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR HOMIES!!

PHPaul wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:52 am
You night owl, you.

I was sawing logs by 8:30.

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Saw this guy when I got up this morning.

And now you know what happened to at least some of your chickens. ;)
by Red Dave
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Visits
Topic: Man it's been awhile...
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: Man it's been awhile...

I have a couple 20v Dewalt tools and I'm happy with them, but I haven't tried the Black & Decker versions, sorry.
by Red Dave
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Visits
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all Homies everywhere!
by Red Dave
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Visits
Topic: THAT'LL frost yer footy-hooty!
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Re: THAT'LL frost yer footy-hooty!

PHPaul wrote:
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:13 am
14° and 40 knots of wind. Believe I'll find something to do inside today... :shock:
We are at 17 degrees, but only a light breeze. Still too close to Maine weather for my tastes. :(



Come on spring!
by Red Dave
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Visits
Topic: Little slow around here, so...
Replies: 30
Views: 1656

Re: Little slow around here, so...

For a guy that is supposed to be short on patience I'm amazed. I discovered many years ago that the secret is to know when to gently lay down your tools and walk away. Sometimes for a few minutes, sometimes for a few days and occasionally for a few months... :shock: :lol: That is why I hate to work...