Re: [MBZ] generator for Craig

2015-05-13 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 5/12/2015 5:22 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: (snip) Those are 2 stroke engines so I don't run them dry (snip) Running 2 strokes dry is a problem? I regularly do this

[MBZ] List mail

2015-05-04 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
Just a test. Dave Gilmore, Cameron WV A man sits as many risks as he runs. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Mercedes pickup

2015-03-27 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
Here's something to hope comes to the USA. http://www.bild.de/auto/auto-news/daimler-ag/mercedes-bringt-pick-up-modell-in-kommenden-jahren-40324338.bild.html Dave Gilmore, Cameron WV The fact that there is a highway to hell and only a stairway to heaven says a lot about

Re: [MBZ] OT - A COUNTRY BOY REMEMBERS - THE CORN CROP

2015-03-14 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 3/13/2015 10:52 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: Yep, another one: THE CORN CROP Wilton, I really enjoy the stories you post. In my experience it's rare for a person with a technical background to write so well. And I like the subjects you choose - real work rather than just some

[MBZ] was Update XL: Shirley in a car wreck, now getting old and useless

2015-03-09 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 3/8/2015 1:38 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: Black socks with sandals! And don't forget to schedule your haircut, doctor visit, bank visit, grocery run, pharmacy run, and other errands on different days so you have something to do, just enough to justify the nap after the errands. I

Re: [MBZ] OT Global warming (aka climate change), linked to

2015-02-25 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 2/25/2015 5:09 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: I have been listening to the inane commentary on NPR about this pipeline bidness. It is quite interesting how the opponents have managed to turn the discussion around aspects that are either 1) wrong, 2) irrelevant, 3) conflated, 4)

Re: [MBZ] Okie acres fun

2015-02-23 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 2/23/2015 12:17 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: Do these still have the doodads for stretching barbed wire too? Kleb is now out there on the ranch and might need to do that. You probably mean the tool I grew up calling a come-a-long, which I gather is known now as a cable hoist

Re: [MBZ] Okie acres fun

2015-02-21 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 2/21/2015 6:36 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Last weekend I was unloading a car in the back 40. On this particular car it was to be parked in front of another car so I put the ramps down and hook a strap to the read end of the car on the trailer and hook it to the front of the

Re: [MBZ] Best oil trader says oil prices may plunge some more

2015-02-17 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 2/17/2015 11:20 AM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:42:51 -0500 David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On 2/14/2015 10:55 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: While there is a national interest, is it proper use of eminent domain to tear up

Re: [MBZ] Best oil trader says oil prices may plunge some more

2015-02-15 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 2/14/2015 10:55 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: My understanding is that there is an existing pipeline, which is too small and not direct. There is also a lot of oil coming from the Bakken (sp?) formation in North Dakota, and most of that oil is transported by rail and truck. That

Re: [MBZ] OT: Trailer welding followup

2015-02-14 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 2/11/2015 9:50 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I'm probably going to get one of the HF 220 ones I think. That way if I need to weld anything bigger I can. Although I have never welded before. I am going to tackle welding up the broken strut tower on my 124. I'm a bit late

Re: [MBZ] OT - First Cars

2015-02-02 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 2/1/2015 9:29 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes wrote: David wrote: By then I was earning decent money... What type of work in Denver did you do? What part of town? I started working for a small civil engg firm in Denver in '78 but pay never got good. We lived south of DU. mao I was

[MBZ] OT - First Cars

2015-02-01 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
My first car was a 1953 Studebaker coupe I bought in 1958 from a used car lot in Chicago. It had been repainted (yellow) and I suspect the odometer rolled back but it was lovely. I don't think there has been a more graceful car made. Whitewall tires. Three on the tree with overdrive.

Re: [MBZ] Cash and fuel door learnings.

2015-01-26 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 1/26/2015 12:03 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: I hate auto door locks, they ignore the fact that you might have the door unlocked for a reason...Dad was at camp one time and stopped to talk to the neighbor. For some reason he left the Jeep running which is unusual for him. The Jeep

[MBZ] moldy cars - was Re: After sitting for 10 years she started right up

2014-12-15 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 12/15/2014 10:54 AM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:21:23 -0600 Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Another 115 with a very moldy interior. ut When we were getting ready to move from Austin, TX, here to Los Alamos, NM, I opened up our original W115

Re: [MBZ] way OT - fence charger repair/deer management

2014-12-08 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 12/7/2014 7:38 PM, OK Don wrote: What kind of fence (how high) do you electrify that keeps the deer out of the corn? Around here they laugh as they jump over the fences. Do you electrify the entire fence or just the top? These are mule deer you have? I know they are bigger than our

[MBZ] way OT - fence charger repair

2014-12-07 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
Gentlemen, thank you for your responses! You are educating an old farmer, which has to be a good thing. No, the fuse does not blow when the mystery part is not installed. It is in series with the the 110 volt hot line to the transformer. I tried connecting the line from

[MBZ] way OT - Fence charger repair

2014-12-06 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
Oh wise list members. Perhaps one of you can identify an electronic component for me. The fence charger has failed that protects my vegetable garden from deer. The charger is a Parmak S.E.3 of the 110 volt type. I found one of its two 1 amp fuses bad, as has happened over the

Re: [MBZ] Veterans on the List

2014-11-11 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 11/11/2014 4:39 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: We do have several veterans on the list. As a matter of curiosity, who are you? In what branch did you serve or are you serving? What dates? Here is what I know; you will have to edit and add the rest. Craig Craig USAF1971-1975

Re: [MBZ] OT - Shotguns

2014-10-26 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
I second the advice from brother Grant - the best shotgun is one that fits. It will feel good, point naturally, and won't beat you up with recoil. The recoil thing is very important. It is easy to develop a flinch from recoil that will ruin enjoyment and performance. Once

Re: [MBZ] R-12 versus R-134

2014-10-06 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 10/6/2014 8:17 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: (snip) In the interest of full disclosure, my oldest son's 300E 2.6 still has R12 in it, and I have a can on the shelf. It could probably stand to be topped off, but I don't have a manifold gauge set that will do R12. It is my

[MBZ] OT - Kubota tractors tier 4 was 1984 500SEL Surrender

2014-08-22 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 8/21/2014 9:27 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I'm fixing to buy a diesel tractor for the ranch. Probably new. Probably Kubota. Beware the EPA's tier 4 pollution standard. Although I understand it is not required in final form in off road diesels under 75 hp for a few more

Re: [MBZ] OT: Sacrilege

2014-08-12 Thread David Kristin Gilmore via Mercedes
On 8/11/2014 9:21 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: (snip) A buddy does have a nice Porsche 944 Turbo for sale that is sorely tempting me though . . . . . Ah these are lovely cars, perfectly balanced. They have humbled many a 911. Lots of mods available and websites