[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: A new job for Bob ...Now Fusion

2020-10-01 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
The high temperature superconductivity is the key to the smaller reactor, which kind of obsoletes the ITER technology. Perhaps the time projections are approaching reality as we overcome technological obstacles. It would be nice :-) -Original Message- From: Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Hoovie's old Benzes

2020-10-01 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
My ML had lots of service records from dealers listed in the carfax Kaleb sent me. That was a big help to pull the trigger. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, October 01, 2020 9:56

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: wow. watch the vid

2020-09-22 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I once was thinking of relocating to there. Glad I didn't! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Max Dillon via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:01 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Max Dillon Subject: Re: [MBZ] wow.

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT - Chain Saw Recommendations

2020-09-08 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Early Sunday morning my next door neighbor had someone cutting down a big tree right next to his house. I thought it odd to start a project like that at 0800 Sunday, but I'm an early riser so no big deal. As I watched the weather report yesterday evening, and watched the standing snags on the

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: PSA from Okie Acres Home Remodelers

2020-09-08 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Here's a related PSA: Anyone repairing bobwire fences, before hammering a new staple into the fencepost, check the ground at the base of the post for a yellow jacket nest. They do not like the vibrations caused by the hammering, and will announce their displeasure in a painful way. Greg

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: The rental house AC

2020-09-02 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
That's my experience too. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2020 5:35 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Kaleb Striplin Subject: Re: [MBZ] The rental house AC As far as I

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Now that we are surfing OT BaTs

2020-09-01 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
We had a few horse-drawn tradesmen in the Brooklyn of my youth to include a knife-sharpener and the Watermelon Man made famous by song. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, September 01,

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Skeet with prizes!

2020-08-31 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I got one of the C-note Norincos with the AK style mags. For such an inexpensive weapon I was surprised to see the heavily chrome-lined chamber and bore. It looks like it willtake plenty of abuse. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: RE: W124 rear subframe mount rust repair

2020-08-28 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
...@mitchellhaley.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: W124 rear subframe mount rust repair On Fri, August 28, 2020 6:42 pm, Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes wrote: > Mine rusted & busted on my 77 EMS also. I was commuting on a very > potholed road at the time. My mechanical engineer brothe

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: W124 rear subframe mount rust repair

2020-08-28 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Mine rusted & busted on my 77 EMS also. I was commuting on a very potholed road at the time. My mechanical engineer brother designed a repair much stronger than the original. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley via

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: USCG Sharkshooter

2020-08-28 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Sharkshooter Where are their inflatable water toys? I noticed those in the video, too. -D > On Aug 28, 2020, at 2:40 PM, Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes > wrote: > > You may have seen a clip of the USCG swim party that was broken up by a large > predator. This was from USCGC Kimball,

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: USCG Sharkshooter

2020-08-28 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
You may have seen a clip of the USCG swim party that was broken up by a large predator. This was from USCGC Kimball, my boy's former post. The "Sharkshooter" would have to be my son's replacement, the lead enforcement non-com. Image may contain: one or more people, ocean, sky,

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: cookbook

2020-08-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
A new and nasty snacking chip from Frito-Lay? Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:02 AM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ] cookbook Sounds like that’s what

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Over Filled My Oil (Curt)

2020-08-22 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I would play it safe and suck some out. Easy for me with my Mity-Vac. Some engines have strict instructions not to overfill. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Bob Rentfro via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, August 22, 2020 11:48 AM To:

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT - VirtualBox & Copying a VM to a Physical Machine

2020-08-20 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Perhaps I'm ignorant enough to come up with a solution: Why couldn't you create a new partition, clone the HD to the new partition, et voila! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, August 20,

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT lightning hit

2020-08-20 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Here in my part of the PNW we don't get a lot of lightning. But back when I lived on the east coast I had a strike takeout the serial port of my Kaypro II through the phone line. The socketed chip was easy enough to replace. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT lightning hit

2020-08-19 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I bought my own modem a few years back when I realized I would be money ahead in less than a year not paying the rental. In your situation that might not be the best plan! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Buggered Benzmail via

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: 210 rear wheel bearings

2020-08-13 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Try checking with a non-contact thermometer to see where there is too much heat after a run. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:27 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Novel approach to beating the pandemic.

2020-08-12 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Speaking of the enemy; I can almost see Portland from my front porch! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Clay via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:27 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Clay Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Novel

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Gun fun

2020-08-03 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I had a trap range near my house way back, and used to take my scarred, plain-Jane field grade Rem. 870 once in a while. I was never a great shotgunner, but could usually break better than 20 out of 25. One day a guy next to me had a nice engraved Browning auto. His score was not good, but his

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Gun fun

2020-08-03 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I have a Browning BPS pump in 12 ga. 3 1/2" magnum. I got stopped once by the wildlife cops in BC who had a hard time believing it only would hold 3 standard 12 ga. shells, but his gauge proved it. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT:Moose Day Oregon?

2020-07-31 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Craig via Mercedes Sent: Friday, July 31, 2020 10:31 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Craig Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT:Moose Day Oregon? On Fri, 31 Jul 2020 09:48:52 -0700 Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes wrote: > Okay, so it's not a Moose: > > Image may cont

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT:Moose Day Oregon?

2020-07-31 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Okay, so it's not a Moose: Image may contain: tree, plant, grass, outdoor and nature But it is the view from my boy's rear deck. I told him he's going to need a bigger freezer! Greg ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Friant

2020-07-30 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Freon? But spelled the French way. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Craig via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:02 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Craig Subject: Re: [MBZ] Friant On Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:54:28 -0400

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Chinee G-wagen

2020-07-29 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Will the marketers make a contraction from Chinese+Jeep to a Cheep? Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Jim Cathey via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:16 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Jim Cathey Subject: Re: [MBZ]

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: W124 E420 Seat Cover

2020-07-25 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
aHA! Now we know where Andrew carries his handgun! Clever! I've never heard of the Back Pocket Carry Gambit before. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:01 PM To:

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Partial Score

2020-07-24 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I found a pair of vintage Marantz speakers on CL that had already had the surrounds replaced (done nicely!) for $80. They are great. I'm thinking I could cash out some of my obsolete TEAC, JVC, Yamaha and other obsolete/unused gear. eBay shows some good prices on some of this stuff. I saw my

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** RE: Samsung refrigerators

2020-07-13 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
and hot water vesions. The warm water version > requires a disinfectant. The hot water types are so hot that no additive is > needed but they put out a LOT of steam. > >> -Original Message- >> From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of >&

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Samsung refrigerators

2020-07-12 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I think the only fast dishwashers today are commercial ones. My cousin is in the restaurant biz and often attends the frequent going out of business auctions. At one of these he bought a bunch of commercial dishwashers that complete the cycle in 15-20 min. He has one in his home. I went along

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: [Okietalk] Masks

2020-07-06 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I have a question: What is the particle size that contain the virus as expelled from humans when they talk, breathe, sing, sneeze, or cough? Without knowing that critical fact, we have no idea how effective masks are. Greg -Original Message- From: Okietalk

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Amazon

2020-07-06 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
It depends what you order and how far the warehouse is. I often receive items in one day since they put in a new warehouse not too far from me. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, July 05,

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Barry Manilow

2020-07-05 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
IMO it says a lot about the character of celebs to see how they treat us "nobodies" they meet in everyday life. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, July 04, 2020 5:08 PM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: W211 Nanny Mania

2020-06-28 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
A kink or other partial blockage in the line? Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, June 28, 2020 3:29 PM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ] W211 Nanny Mania No visible leaks. -D >

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: chickens

2020-06-26 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
IMO if you want to raise meat, rabbits would be a much better proposition than chickens. No plucking required. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Allan Streib via Mercedes Sent: Friday, June 26, 2020 12:15 PM To: Mercedes Okiebenz

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: More on sprinter travails

2020-06-24 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
My engineer brother swears by the cupro-nickel alloy lines. More expensive, but much easier to work with. HTH Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rick Hawkins Java Letterpress Cycles Photon via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, June 23,

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT Wuhan Red Death mortality rate study

2020-06-16 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
<< How this epidemic could be unfolding as it has under the CDC's nose in its own backyard is a huge black eye for the organization and I would argue for the country.>> Yes! What I saw was that the CDC accepted the authority and lead of the WHO, and the WHO was in the pocket of the CCP. That

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Want to roll coal with your local TacoBell Yeeter's?

2020-06-09 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
So you waited about 20 NY minutes before you hit the horn! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2020 3:41 PM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ] Want to roll coal with your

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: How to get used to progressives

2020-06-08 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
In a few days your brain will figure out how to alter your perception so the image will no longer look distorted. If you wore prisms that made everything look upside down, after a while you would see things right-side-up again. The brain is an amazing tool. Greg BA Psych OTOH, I know quite a

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: RE: OT: Dichotomy

2020-06-06 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I had a Kaypro II with a daughterboard populated with a kajillion ram chips to create a gigantic 1 MB ramdisk. IIRC I ran a replacement OS called ZCPR or some such which allowed the ramdisk. I was using the machine as a word processor with WordStar, and the spell check running on floppies would

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Chinese Red Death Flu

2020-06-03 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
The last time I got new lenses at Costco (reusing the frames I had bought at Costco about 25 years ago) they made an error and put the wrong lenses into one of the frames. They made another pair and gave me the incorrect ones for free. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Hydroxychloroquine randomized clinical trial study

2020-06-03 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
trial study So, if you wear a rubber glove, put your hand into a container of nasty chemicals, and still get chemical burns on your hand, you can't conclude that the gloves did not protect your hand? On Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 2:36 PM Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Hydroxychloroquine randomized clinical trial study

2020-06-03 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
As I hope you are aware, it is not possible in a scientific experiment to confirm the null hypothesis. So the conclusion is unwarranted. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, June 03,

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: RE: Chinese Red Death Flu

2020-06-03 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
List Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Chinese Red Death Flu I’ve never encountered any issues with perception since I’ve been wearing them. Not sure if that’s more likely if the correction is for distance rather than close up. -D > On Jun 3, 2020, at 11:34 AM, Greg Fiorentino

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Chinese Red Death Flu

2020-06-03 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
It's worth getting used to. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2020 8:01 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Kaleb Striplin Subject: Re: [MBZ] Chinese Red Death Flu Now I’m

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Dichotomy

2020-06-02 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I started with computers in '76 using a TTY keyboard to access gummint computers. Later, running CPM, I was able to see the evolution using some of the TTY codes for editing etc. For some reason I was never able to get interested in the games. I was too hooked on the productivity aspects of

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: A question for Poos

2020-06-01 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
<< And we have an Administration that give a wink and a nudge to extremists...>> >From where I sit (a few miles from Portlandia) it looks to me like the winks >are coming from local leaders like Mayor Ted who have surrendered the streets >to the violence of antifa. I see the DJT administration

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Sealing tin roof

2020-05-29 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I did a garage (flat) roof with torch-applied stuff many years back. It's IMO a better and easier method than hot tar & felt. I'm sure the materials are more expensive. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rick Knoble via Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Sealing tin roof

2020-05-29 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Eternabond is what RVers use. It's a wide, thick tape. My RV guy uses "scrubbing bubbles" to clean before applying. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Friday, May 29, 2020 2:03 PM To: Dan Penoff

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: W123 Brake master cylinder fallout

2020-05-29 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I had to replace a bad booster on my '79 300TD. There's a bit of a trick I used to get the nut installed under the dash. I'd be happy to share if anyone needs help on that. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Jim Cathey via

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Fiddlehead report

2020-05-28 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
We used to get them up in BC. My recollection is they taste a bit like asparagus. Yum! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Curt Raymond via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:59 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List; Andrew

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT plumbing CPVC

2020-05-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Shut off the main supply and replace the house main valve? Open and shut the valve in the possibility there's crud preventing the valve from shutting completely? Greg, not a plumbing expert, but it seems logical. -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com]

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Meat

2020-05-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I miss being close to the docks when I lived on L.I.N.Y. I used to get fresh bluefish and smoke 'em. We would get little tuna (footballs) and squid real cheap. One of the neighbor's kids brought by a beautiful striper he had just caught in the surf because he and his family didn't like fish

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT - This Thread is Dead, Jim

2020-05-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
What Rick said! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rick Knoble via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:41 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Rick Knoble Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT - This Thread is Dead, Jim >One way is mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT Wuhan Red Death: Can't trust the numbers

2020-05-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
There are 2 issues here. We all want hospitals to survive financially, but we don't want a perverse incentive to degrade the data we rely upon to drive policy. There should have been some other mechanism to make sure hospitals would not go broke because of the outbreak. Greg -Original

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Why are people on fakebook so stupid?

2020-05-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
The author, IIRC. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Max Dillon via Mercedes Sent: Monday, May 25, 2020 5:55 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Max Dillon Subject: Re: [MBZ] Why are people on fakebook so stupid? I thought Dumas

Re: [MBZ] OT Wuhan Red Death: Can't trust the numbers

2020-05-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
My understanding is that the machines can be used for many different tests. I don't think it is the machine itself that contributes to the unreliability of the infection test. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Clay via Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Old Ford Trucks

2020-05-26 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I have a 97 F-250 HD Powerstroke Crew Cab 4WD. Can't really think of any particular problem. Greg From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rick Knoble via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:50 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Rick Knoble Subject: [MBZ]

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Now it's the washing machine

2020-05-24 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Well, maybe not street cred, but definitely list cred :-) Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Jim Cathey via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:03 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Jim Cathey Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Now it's the

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** OT: Mask Debate $.02

2020-05-24 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
ut getting treatment with hydroxochloroquine / zinc at first sign of infection with Wuhan Red Death. I'd also be getting plenty of sunshine (vitamin D). Max Dillon Charleston SC May 24, 2020 3:38:11 PM Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes : > Being a 75 year-old with history of heart disease and c

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: Mask Debate $.02

2020-05-24 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Being a 75 year-old with history of heart disease and cancer, I have been watching this closely, to include the analogies about hurricane fences to stop mosquitoes, and "legal opinions" that it would be illegal to demand someone wear a mask to enter a business. Here's my take: We can't

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** Jack Stand Recall

2020-05-21 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Hi: I saw this on another list, might pertain to some. I'll have to check mine for the numbers. Harbor Freight's recall notice Greg ___

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: 05 E320 4M wagon piccies

2020-05-19 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Looks nice! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Floyd Thursby via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:48 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Floyd Thursby Subject: [MBZ] 05 E320 4M wagon piccies Warshed it this morning and went

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: The Bug was Re: Sticking my neck out

2020-05-18 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Highly reliable antibody testing is readily available now. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Monday, May 18, 2020 6:55 AM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: The Bug was Re: Sticking

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT hard ice cream vs soft

2020-05-16 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
My grandpa had one with the coils on top when I was a kid. I recall it failed and there was a smell of ammonia. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes Sent: Friday, May 15, 2020 8:56 PM To: Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: The Bug was Re: Sticking my neck out

2020-05-16 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I'm with Floyd on the 12, but am a Remy kinda guy. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Floyd Thursby via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, May 16, 2020 7:29 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Floyd Thursby Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: The Bug was

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: The Bug was Re: Sticking my neck out

2020-05-15 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Agree on safety, and on topic: My son was driving my 84 300D when T-boned by a vintage full-size USA wagon. Benz totaled, boy had not a scratch. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rick Knoble via Mercedes Sent: Friday, May 15, 2020

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: The Bug was Re: Sticking my neck out

2020-05-15 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
There's a company in CA that claims it has a 100% effective antibody, and is ramping up a culture production. The procedure for culturing has been around for nearly 20 years. They make GMO yeast to produce human antibodies. So it is a preventive and a cure, but not a vaccine. I'm hoping for

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** Recall: OT: Political, Whodunit?

2020-05-15 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Greg Fiorentino would like to recall the message, "OT: Political, Whodunit?". <>___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** Recall: OT: Political, Whodunit?

2020-05-15 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Greg Fiorentino would like to recall the message, "OT: Political, Whodunit?". <>___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: Political, Whodunit?

2020-05-15 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Well, since K'leb has authorized politics, I might as well give y'all some breaking news. former pres. Obama and former AG Lynch likely dunit. Here's how we now know (H/T to Dan Bongino): Flynn's conversation took place on 12/29/2016 The WH meeting took place on 01/05/2017 The

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT Rx Glasses with progressive lenses

2020-05-14 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I have done both zenni and Costco. When I first got mine at Costco about 30 years ago, they said they would always re-lens their frames. I bought titanium frames then, and Berylium-Copper memory bendy ones the next time. Since then, I have had them re-lensed many times, except for the last time

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Sticking my neck out

2020-05-14 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
The okietalk list has filled in on the politics pretty well. I think that was a positive step, thanks. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:01 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Sticking my neck out

2020-05-14 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
My DIL just shipped over her 2010 GLK350 from HNL to SEA at the cost of only $600. They don't put many miles on there, it only had 72K on it when she bought it a few months ago. Could be a source of low mileage vehicles. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Speaking of flying...

2020-05-13 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Q400 is a nice aircraft. I had a US buddy when I was living in Canada who talked trash on Canada saying there is no Canadian auto. But they make nice aircraft. To be fair, my best pal Canadian guy, a Mountie, also trashed Canadian products. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: Flying- Babe Stews

2020-05-13 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
OK! On the topic of flying, and to be 100% politically incorrect- which carrier had the best looking flight attendants? My vote would go for LAN Chile. S'pore would be a very close second. Greg who has met a lot of stews, and married one of the airline agents

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Speaking of flying...

2020-05-13 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Having spent most of my adult life hanging in airportsthe only other wording I heard for TWA was Thieves, Whores, and Alcoholics. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Speaking of flying...

2020-05-13 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
NorthWorst...is what some of their employees called it. But it was a fine carrier. G -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:06 AM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ]

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: Grant better watch his step

2020-05-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
He got bitten by a rattlesnake once. The snake died; he skinned it, cooked it, and ate it; then made a belt from the skin. G -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Randy Bennell via Mercedes Sent: Monday, May 11, 2020 1:17 PM To: Andrew

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: How fast will your Mercedes go?

2020-05-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
In my younger and even foolisher days I wanted to see how quick I could make the trip to visit a girlfriend about 200 mi. away. Luckily it was a Volvo 122s, not an AMG. My response to the cop was, empty road, clear and dry, vehicle up to safely handle. He said, "yeah you're doing fine, I've

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Built for the Audubon

2020-05-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
for the birds? -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Floyd Thursby via Mercedes Sent: Monday, May 11, 2020 10:33 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Floyd Thursby Subject: [MBZ] Built for the Audubon

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: FOR ANDREW: it is a diesel. They last forever and don’t have breakdown in parts like a gasoline engine.

2020-05-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Looks nice! Enjoy -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:39 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Andrew Strasfogel Subject: Re: [MBZ] FOR ANDREW: it is a diesel. They last forever

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Face mask

2020-05-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
The date could be determined by finding when flights from Wuhan to the rest of China were stopped. That was the date that the PURPOSEFUL attack on the rest of the world began. I wonder if it could have been Dec. 7? Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Speaking of Hotels

2020-05-08 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
That can vary from one Embassy Suites to another, as I learned when I was travelling for work. Like the Hotel California, it could be heaven, or I stayed at one in San Fran that was awesome. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: My BaT Car

2020-05-04 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
That is totally gorgeous! When I saw flathead 292, I thought of my first car, a Mercury with a 292 flathead 8...but this is a 12! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Monday, May 04, 2020 5:21 AM To:

Re: [MBZ] Racism

2020-04-29 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
relatives needed a translator or spoke a common third language, maybe Italian. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 4:19 PM Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > I'm a mixed race background. Half Sicilian, half Calabrese. 1

Re: [MBZ] Racism

2020-04-29 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I'm with you on hating the race questions. I was being admitted to the hospital for knee replacement and went on a rant about the race question. The health care worker patiently explained it was for genetic tendencies to disease. Oh. I'm a mixed race background. Half Sicilian, half Calabrese.

Re: [MBZ] OT inboard breaks inside pumpkin. A special car.

2020-04-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
For use in covert ops. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Floyd Thursby via Mercedes Sent: Monday, April 27, 2020 7:50 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Floyd Thursby Subject: [MBZ] OT inboard breaks inside pumpkin. A special

Re: [MBZ] OT: A little humor

2020-04-25 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Someone has done this with slugs for a breech loader. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of OK Don via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, April 25, 2020 3:11 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: OK Don Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: A little humor

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: June 1

2020-04-25 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Those look like handgun rounds. Might they be useable in a BP rifle with a plastic sabot? I wonder if such sabots could be 3D printed, if none are commercially available. I do see odd lots like this on gunbroker. That would be the place to sell IMO. Greg -Original Message- From:

Re: [MBZ] Was GLK350, now M272 Intake

2020-04-23 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
All: I found a partial answer in the Wiki: <> Any of you familiar with this engine and this syndrome or aftermarket solution? Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2020

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** GLK350 "Intake Manifold" Code?

2020-04-22 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Anyone have a clue? DIL had to bring the 2010 GLK350 to the dock in HNL for shipment stateside because my boy is PCS from his USCG cutter in HNL to a small boat station in Warrenton, OR. But she gets a code when starting up, and Uncle will not accept a vehicle with code for shipment. So she

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: Pulse Oxymetry to detect COVID-19

2020-04-21 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
All: Interesting article outlining diagnosis of infection by abnormal blood oxygen levels. Consumer grade meters are cheap and accurate enough. Greg ___

Re: [MBZ] OT guns on sale too!

2020-04-10 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
One of our neighbors used to get us some when we lived in BC. SWMBO said they were great in baked goods. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Jim Cathey via Mercedes Sent: Friday, April 10, 2020 12:09 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List

Re: [MBZ] OT guns on sale too! now cooking your goose

2020-04-10 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
In general, game is much leaner than agribiz raised meat. This requires different cooking techniques to even be edible. If it can be prepared rare, like venison or wood duck, it will be tender and delicious. Otherwise, a wet cooking is better. Venison sausage requires plenty of pork fat. Chili

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** RE: Beer virus

2020-04-08 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
day, April 7, 2020, 5:04:11 PM EDT, Greg Fiorentino via > Mercedes wrote: > > Wild game requires different types of preparation than Butterballs! > > My experienced turkey hunting partners were filleting out the breasts and > discarding the tough legs and thighs. NO, no, no

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Strange dizzy issue

2020-04-07 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I had a similar experience. It was during the time I was on loan to the USCG about 12 years ago. They sent me to a training course at the JITAP in San Diego. I was staying at the BOQ, woke up and had no sense of balance at all. I had to hold on to the wall to get to the bathroom. It passed in

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** RE: Beer virus

2020-04-07 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Wild game requires different types of preparation than Butterballs! My experienced turkey hunting partners were filleting out the breasts and discarding the tough legs and thighs. NO, no, no! Braise them with plenty of umami ingredients, and cook until tender. The flavor is fabulous. I would

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT. Foretravel Coaches

2020-04-07 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
We're selling our 2013 Forest River Solera (Sprinter) if you are interested Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Bob Rentfro via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2020 8:54 AM To: Mercedes List Cc: Bob Rentfro Subject: [MBZ] OT.

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: Beer virus

2020-04-06 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
My cardiologist just called to change my annual visit to telemedicine. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Monday, April 06, 2020 12:15 PM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ] Beer virus I

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** OT: Resolute Desk Trivia

2020-04-05 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
-Original Message- From: Mercedes On Behalf Of Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, April 5, 2020 11:15 AM To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' Cc: Greg Fiorentino Subject: Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: Cruise Ship v. Navy Ship For those of you who don't recall the history of the desk behind which

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