Re: [MBZ] OT: Tolls in Oklahoma

2014-07-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Do not drive into smoke... Bob R On Jul 18, 2014 8:13 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It will take a lot longer if you avoid them. They are no more than $4 but you can drive 80 Sent from my iPhone On Jul 18, 2014, at 3:53 PM, Craig via Mercedes

[MBZ] Junkyard score

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Yesterday I went to a junkyard in Richmond (was there in business trip) and brought home the following from an '87 300D: -Nearly new Nissens radiator -Engine wiring harness, good condition -set of metal injector lines -pre-glow relay -all relays from behind fuses -left front inner fender cover for

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz change in service

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
The upside is that no list messages go to my spam folder. Fred, are your messages getting through? Max Dillon, Charleston SC On Jul 19, 2014 12:32 AM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have noticed for a few days that I get two copies of Curt's replies to people, but only one

Re: [MBZ] OT: Tolls in Oklahoma

2014-07-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Thanks Craig. Yes I have only used mine in NortheastNC. I resisted for a longtime but then RI put 4.00 tolls each way on Newport-Pell bridge but only .83 each way for residents with EZ Pass. Also nice for getting across Maine border in summer. Bypasses backup in toll lanes with separate no

[MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
My usual commute is to the train station; one of the 210.025's has BAD rust issues. Gonna go get SMART-ed ;) Any thoughts? -j. -- John W Reames jream...@verizon.net Home: +14106646986 Mobile: +14437915905 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

[MBZ] OT iPhone battery cost?

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
My wife's iPhone took a bath, I'd like to try to revive it with a good cleaning using isopropyl alcohol. Battery performance had become miserable before it got wet, so I'm thinking about getting a replacement battery. Prices on Amazon seen to good to be true. $4? $7? Some are as much as $13?

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Used or new? Max Dillon, Charleston SC On Jul 19, 2014 9:02 AM, John Reames via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My usual commute is to the train station; one of the 210.025's has BAD rust issues. Gonna go get SMART-ed ;) Any thoughts? -j. -- John W Reames jream...@verizon.net

[MBZ] OT Senior Traffic Stop

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
The new smart was just announced... It might be worth while to wait! Jaime On Saturday, July 19, 2014, John Reames via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My usual commute is to the train station; one of the 210.025's has BAD rust issues. Gonna go get SMART-ed ;) Any thoughts? -j.

Re: [MBZ] OT iPhone battery cost?

2014-07-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: My wife's iPhone took a bath, I'd like to try to revive it with a good cleaning using isopropyl alcohol. Battery performance had become miserable before it got wet, so I'm thinking about getting a replacement battery. Prices on Amazon seen to good to be true.

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Do not expect to take long trips in a Smart -- my brother's BIL drove one from Karlsruhe to Berlin a few years ago just to see. He took the train home, those tiny tires and very short wheelbase result in constant jouncing. If it's miserable on a short trip (by American standards) it's

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: Do not expect to take long trips in a Smart -- my brother's BIL drove one from Karlsruhe to Berlin a few years ago just to see. He took the train home, those tiny tires and very short wheelbase result in constant jouncing. If it's miserable on a short trip

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
I understand the -ed's can be had on lease for sub-150/month; that includes the battery protection that's $80/month on a purchased one. I wouldn't expect to go more than 60 miles before having an overnight wait... I expect lead time will be a couple of months at least. The one thing that WOULD

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
I suspect an old (240dl) Swedish brick has better aerodynamics (or at least a lower Cd... My usual commute to the train station is about 10-12 miles... -- John W Reames jream...@verizon.net Home: +14106646986 Mobile: +14437915905 On Jul 19, 2014, at 9:21, Mitch Haley via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT Senior Traffic Stop

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] OT: Tolls in Oklahoma

2014-07-19 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
We have pike pass but it does not make sense for just 1 use Sent from my iPhone On Jul 18, 2014, at 11:53 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:53:33 -0600 Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I was looking on Google Maps today for the

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I would not get a smart. They are very very small and really do not get all that good fuel mileage Sent from my iPhone On Jul 19, 2014, at 8:17 AM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The new smart was just announced... It might be worth while to wait! Jaime

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
Fuel mileage with the -ed (electric drive) is non-existent. (And they have a charging station in the garage where I park...) -- John W Reames jream...@verizon.net Home: +14106646986 Mobile: +14437915905 On Jul 19, 2014, at 9:46, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

[MBZ] Glow plug relay

2014-07-19 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
What 2 pins on glow plug relay do you jump to activate the relay? Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
I saw that, and almost posted it because Oklahoma is NOT in the this 10 worst list! However, when you dig into the original report, we are in the next group of ten . . . I also question the methodology - they ranked the States based on corruption convictions - wouldn't the MOST corrupt States

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yeah, SC is not in the top 10, maybe after the next round of indictments and trials we will be. --R On 7/19/14 10:23 AM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: I saw that, and almost posted it because Oklahoma is NOT in the this 10 worst list! However, when you dig into the original report, we are in

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Nothing about ED is SMART! There are medications that can help. But if your commute lasts longer than 4 hours, see your dealer. --R On 7/19/14 9:02 AM, John Reames via Mercedes wrote: My usual commute is to the train station; one of the 210.025's has BAD rust issues. Gonna go get SMART-ed

Re: [MBZ] Junkyard score

2014-07-19 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I have to ask - what did all of this cost? I just wondered as I haven't gotten stuff from a PP in ages. Dan On Jul 19, 2014, at 8:14 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yesterday I went to a junkyard in Richmond (was there in business trip) and brought home the

Re: [MBZ] OT: Tolls in Oklahoma

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
The speed limit varies from 70 to 75. Many drive much faster, some drive much slower. You have to stay alert! On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:20 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Is 80 the speed limit, or just the speed the cops don't bother you at? I'm not sure I'd want to

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz change in service

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Fred, Your reply seemed to come directly to me, vice via list. Are you using reply or reply all? What shows up in the to line when you reply? Max Dillon, Charleston SC On Jul 19, 2014 10:09 AM, Fred Moir fredh.s...@hotmail.com wrote: Max. I'm not sure. I do not get my posts returned as

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Rate of convictions is probably a good predictor of number of corruption events. In a really bad situation, there may be no enforecement, which would lower the rate, but I suspect most of these are state vs county or Feds vs State convictions, so the logic holds. Not where I want to live,

Re: [MBZ] Junkyard score

2014-07-19 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ATTABOY! 'Sorry ya missed Tim; 'thought for a second you were gonna say ya got so engrossed in the junkyard ya missed the meeting ya went for. ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Junkyard score

2014-07-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Wow, that was a real moral dilemma. Happens to me all the time and I usually guess wrong. What did all this loot cost you, Meade? On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 10:56 AM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ATTABOY! 'Sorry ya missed Tim; 'thought for a second you were gonna say ya

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My heart is swelling with pride to not see Maryland on the list. On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 10:44 AM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Rate of convictions is probably a good predictor of number of corruption events. In a really bad situation, there may be no

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You are wicked funny, as they say in Brahxtahn. On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 10:28 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Nothing about ED is SMART! There are medications that can help. But if your commute lasts longer than 4 hours, see your dealer. --R On 7/19/14 9:02

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz change in service

2014-07-19 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Max,et alia?How now? Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:40:18 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz change in service From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Fred, Your reply seemed to come directly to me, vice via list. Are you using reply or

[MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
We are trying to prepare the 250 sq. ft. concrete floor of what was once an auto shop (that repaired a few MB's - MB content) for 18 square ceramic tiles. The concrete is not all that level or smooth. We poured eight bags of self leveling underlayment on it and improved some areas, made others

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
Oh yeah, I missed this part about the ED... I've driven one briefly... not long enough to form an opinion. Have you considered the new B class EV? I've drive that much more... very nice car. It has the benefits of a back seat, storage space, and it goes like hell. I was really impressed. I

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz change in service

2014-07-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:09:39 + Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Max,et alia?How now? Loud and clear in New Mexico! Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I am totally surprised RI is not on there. We have a twice convicted ex mayor running again to be mayor of Providence. FBI IRS just raided speaker of the RI house office home over corrup loans. On Jul 19, 2014 10:23 AM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I saw that, and almost

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:36:26 -0500 OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The instructions I read/watched all used a ½ electric drill to mix the 50 lb. bag of cement like stuff into 5 qts/liters of water. That's how the guy who put our tile in did it. I literally burnt up the

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:56:09 -0400 Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I am totally surprised RI is not on there. We have a twice convicted ex mayor running again to be mayor of Providence. FBI IRS just raided speaker of the RI house office home over corrup loans.

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz change in service

2014-07-19 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Craig. All Hail New Mexico! Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:38:38 -0600 To: fredh.s...@hotmail.com; mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz change in service From: mercedes@okiebenz.com On Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:09:39 + Fred Moir via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
I have no idea how rough your floor is, however I've done some pretty rough floors in the past. I always used a straight edge to identify high and low spots and troweled on the material. A good straight 2X4 will work nicely to establish the new smooth floor height. A round corner trowel 24 inches

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
-- John W Reames jream...@verizon.net Home: +14106646986 Mobile: +14437915905 On Jul 19, 2014, at 10:28, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote: Nothing about ED is SMART! There are medications that can help. But if your commute lasts longer than 4 hours, see your

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
Okay I think my phone suffered an error between the touchscreen and the lawn chair... Anyhow, I was going to comment that courtesy of Amtrak and the Maryland Amateur Railroad Club (MARC henceforth), I've had the pleasure of a commuter train ride that left Baltimore at 0550 and pulled into DC

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
They don't seem to have the B-EV's here. The smart feels solid. Downpayment would be $3250 or so, $143.80/month for 36 mos, and Maryland will send you a credit for $2,200 ($125/kWh capacity * 17.6kWh...) that's stupidly cheap to rent/lease! MBUSA retains ownership of the battery and gets the

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
How about using the compound under some 1/2 wonderboard? -- John W Reames jream...@verizon.net Home: +14106646986 Mobile: +14437915905 On Jul 19, 2014, at 13:36, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: We are trying to prepare the 250 sq. ft. concrete floor of what was once an auto

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:27:54 -0700 G Mann g2ma...@gmail.com wrote: When you lay the tile, use a notch trowel with deep enough notches [ I prefer square notch pattern] so that you seat the tile for height as you lay them [use the plastic X spacers for good edge distance also] . Should end up

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 2:27 PM, G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have no idea how rough your floor is, however I've done some pretty rough floors in the past. This floor has two spots 1/3 room width from one wall that are about 1 higher than the low spots. I always used

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Leasing an E-Smart sounds like a good fit for your mission profile. I've had Smart cars pass me when I was driving 75 on the interstate - can't be that bad a highway car --- On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 3:32 PM, John Reames via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: They don't seem to have the

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Original Message   From: G Mann via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, July 19, 2014 2:27 PM To: Craig; Mercedes Discussion List Reply To: G Mann Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors A good straight 2X4 will work nicely to establish the new smooth floor height.   Good luck finding one of those... Rick

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I did this recently in my bathroom, which isn't that large but I think I ran through 2 bags of self leveling stuff over plywood. It might not have been 50lb bags though, but I think it pretty much filled a 5gal bucket. It did not seem to set up that fast, and mixing it with a drill mixer

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread John Reames via Mercedes
The ed version is limited to about 80mph... But still :) -- John W Reames jream...@verizon.net Home: +14106646986 Mobile: +14437915905 On Jul 19, 2014, at 16:48, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Leasing an E-Smart sounds like a good fit for your mission profile. I've had

Re: [MBZ] OT iPhone battery cost?

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks Mitch, we may have escaped with just a little inconvenience, but I need to evaluate further. Bought some tools, watched a couple YouTube videos, printed out an iRevive screw chart, took it all apart and cleaned/rinsed/soaked liberally with isopropyl alcohol, scrubbed off the two corrosion

[MBZ] Fwd: Junkyard score

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Just realized this only went to Dan... -- Forwarded message -- From: Meade Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com Date: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 2:09 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Junkyard score To: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Dan, Andrew; Let's see, this little adventure cost me: - A missed

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
How much does it cost though? The Smart IIRC is something like $13-14k... -Curt From: Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: John Reames jwrea...@comcast.net; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Saturday, July 19, 2014 2:00

Re: [MBZ] Junkyard score

2014-07-19 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Just out of curiosity, how much did all this cost you? I am so out of the PP thing I wonder what they charge for stuff these days. Used to be pennies on the dollar, especially if you did the pulling... Dan On Jul 19, 2014, at 8:14 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
You need to try a better class of lumberyard. We've got one near here that keeps ALL of their lumber indoors all the time. They sell super high quality stuff. They get a pretty penny for it but theres no picking around for the most straight 2x4s like you do at Home Despot. -Curt

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
How much does it cost though? The Smart IIRC is something like $13-14k... -Curt *Go back to the 3:32 message from John ---* Outright purchase is $25,750 and BAP adds $80/month... *and* Downpayment would be $3250 or so, $143.80/month for 36 mos, and Maryland will send you a credit for $2,200

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
There aren't many of those left around here - mostly specialty wood for furniture makers. Lowest and Home Despot have driven the rest out of business . . . On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 5:36 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You need to try a better class of lumberyard.

[MBZ] OT - Healthiest States to retire in

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Da** - another worst five list that OK makes: The biggest fear for retirees is outliving their money. Medical expenses are a big reason for that concern. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adults 65 and older spend almost twice as much on health care each year as

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
When I did our kitchen floor, first I tried the so-called self leveling stuff from Lowes, but it was too thick and didn't flow out, so I had to trowel it around. I needed a bit more, decided to try the Home Despot stuff, and it was far superior. I wish I remembered the name. You want it to be

Re: [MBZ] Glow plug relay

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Depends on which car I guess... On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What 2 pins on glow plug relay do you jump to activate the relay? Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Glow plug relay

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Terminal fifteen (red/black wire) to power. Max Dillon, Charleston SC On Jul 19, 2014 7:07 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.net wrote: A 617 car Sent from my iPhone On Jul 19, 2014, at 6:00 PM, Meade Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com wrote: Depends on which car I guess... On Sat, Jul

Re: [MBZ] OT: Anyone for Dropbox?

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
OK Don wrote: It's used for Big Data projects --- What is Big Data versus Oracle? mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Junkyard score

2014-07-19 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Hi Max -- I plan to keep an eye on these yards and will be happy to watch for stuff you need - I assume 87-ish 300D and mid 91-94 300TE (I'm just guessing)? My health dictates when I can get in and pull the stuff unfortunately.The good thing is these yards seems to cycle through a

Re: [MBZ] OT Senior Traffic Stop

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Max wrote: A little humor for your Saturday morning... http://thedamienzone.com/2012/01/27/old-lady-with-guns-in-car-minnesota-state-trooper/ mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Peter wrote: ...which is why I have no desire to return to Illinois. Long, very bad reputation for that State. Why of course. This is the state of Chicago, essentially. You know... home to Al Capone, etc and the Daily clan that brings you the current prez. mao

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I meant the B class that Jamie was talking about The Smart website says they start at $12,490. Oh wait, the main Smart EV page says that for the starting price, when you go to the build page it says $25,000. Quite deceptive. -Curt From: OK Don via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Too bad, we have a fair amount of local yards, one within 1/2 mile of my house even. They focus on service and seem to be doing pretty well. -Curt From: OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent:

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Mitch wrote: I always wondered why the hwy mpg stinks for such a small car. I always wondered why mpg was the Carter gig of the '70's and then it died so we have bigger gas guzzlers and more on the road than ever. What gives? This is progress? mao ___

Re: [MBZ] OT - Healthiest States to retire in

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
OK Don wrote: The biggest fear for retirees is outliving their money. What's this thing you call... money? - What's that? Life ain't all that much, so, I suspect death might be better? - it happens to all of us. And, historically retirement is not in the lexicon. However, when laid off 4 years

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Hertzing via Mercedes
Don't forget we had two former governors on jail at the same time In Illinois we hope to capitalize on corruption by making it a tourist attraction Sent from my iPhone On Jul 19, 2014, at 7:37 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Peter wrote: ...which is why I

Re: [MBZ] OT iPhone battery cost?

2014-07-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Update: it's ALIVE! Turns out the screen was dim because it's still water-logged. Removed the back again, leaving the phone charger plugged in, and little by little the water is clearing from the screen. Max Dillon, Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT iPhone battery cost?

2014-07-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:18:27 -0400 Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Update: it's ALIVE! Turns out the screen was dim because it's still water-logged. Removed the back again, leaving the phone charger plugged in, and little by little the water is clearing from the

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:54:52 -0500 Hertzing via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: In Illinois we hope to capitalize on corruption by making it a tourist attraction A candidate for the new state motto? My wife grew up in Joliet. She agrees about the corruption. Craig

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread dseretakis--- via Mercedes
Lumber yards dominate in Maine. Much better selection, quality and price than Lowes/HD. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 19, 2014, at 8:42 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Too bad, we have a fair amount of local yards, one within 1/2 mile of my house even. They focus

Re: [MBZ] OT: Anyone for Dropbox?

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Oracle is medium data. Big Data is what the NSA collects, and other collections like it. Google, for instance, has Big Data that it mines about us to sell to advertisers. On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 7:21 PM, Mountain Man maontin@gmail.com wrote: OK Don wrote: It's used for Big Data projects

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Must be LevelQuik - they make a fast setting version, sold at Home Despot, and a slow setting version that you can only get from commercial distributors - whom I am going to call Monday morning in hopes of scoring some. On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 5:58 PM, Meade Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] OT - tile floors

2014-07-19 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
That must be because the trees grow there I am getting 8 decent sized red cedar logs from a neighbor who hates the trees. I need to decide how to have them cut at a local saw mill. On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 10:25 PM, dseretakis--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Lumber yards