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72° here in Upstate NY this morning under cloudy skies, the high temperature for today is to be up to about 81°. We have a 70% chance of some showers and thunderstrorms today.

I went fishing for a time yesterday, I managed to catch one bass but to be honest the river was still a little to high and I gave it up early. I got a call and found out picnic tables I had ordered for the gun club were in. They are $50 higher than when we first ordered but that was expected with the lumber prices, they are still less than you can get them anywhere else. Today I will be on the road once again.

Have a Wonderful Day Everyone.
 

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Good morning from NC Ohio 68 going to 80's with the threat of rain, only .2 of rain yesterday wet enough to keep me off the mower. Hope to get more done today even wrestle the 200 lbs. of belting for the backstop. Be safe Prayers to all and country. Mike
 

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Sixty seven and so humid you can cut it with a knife. It would feel better if it would rain. I’m not sure what I’ll do today but if it isn’t raining I hope to make the 30BR bark.
 

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Good morning from Waseca, it's 70 and clear, high of 93. Plenty to do today. Final packing, fuel the truck, take the kitties to my daughter, finish up a mailing issue, call for a Dr appointment, stop the mail. And anything else I forgot. Ready to leave early tomorrow.
I hope everyone has a blessed day,
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Great morning folks,

69° and as FB says, humid but no rain expected for most of the day here near HalfwayUSA. Any chance of rain we had for yesterday passed by with in a 1/2 mile but we barely got a noticeable sprinkle.

Things are quite dry around here & the grass won't need cutting for a couple more days at least. I went from mowing each 5-6 days to brown grass this past week.

Debra Dearest & I took a ride to SaginawBayUSA and met up with Doug's wife and kids. We played on the playground then went into Bay City for lunch and ice cream at a 100yr old shop. They all fly back to Wyoming Wednesday morning. We will get to see them again in late July.

I'm going to start in washing an waxing both campers. There is one heck of a lot of square footage on both so I suppose I'll be at it for the next couple days.
 

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Mornin boys...
In the neighborhood of 70 here high on RUGER MT this morning.
Rained most of the day yesterday and a chance today.
Onthe roof to check a freezer unit this morning, hope we get it looked
at and fixed before it rains. You all have a gooden today and GOD Bless...


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morning all. 40 here with low 80s again today, no moisture in sight, things are getting dried out fast.
Boss man had a bunch of things for me to do yesterday, I even did some of them. I need to get to town today to order some sprinkler nozzles, got other parts ordered over the phone yesterday.
Cattle getting hauled out to pasture today also, could be a long day.
Sprinkler man coming today also to set up the one that wrecked a couple weeks ago, hope they get it done in one day.
Prayers for those with health issues and our country.
Have a great day, be safe.
GOD BLESS. Dean
 

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Good morning all..... looking like rain here again. At the shop getting ready to knock out a couple small jobs that popped up late yesterday. Then I might head out to get some stuff ready to leave for Nevada.
Last night I pulled out some fireball brass I shot up in SD and started sizing it. Dang near done and a case pulled in half leaving the top half firmly stuck inside my die. So I need to figure out how to get it out. I already tried with what limited tools I had at the house and then the neck and shoulder popped out leaving a small section of the case wall in there.:mad:

Hopefully I can find something to grab it and yank it out without scratching my die.

Hope everyone has a good day!
 

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Good morning folks. It's 73 here, headed to 90 or so again, may get some pop-up T-storms this afternoon. I hope so. One missed us last night. I rototilled the pumpkin patch after work and sweated my @ss off. Didn't take long though. It was dry down to 6 inches below grade. I then planted some cantaloupe, watermelon and pumpkin seedlings and got everything watered in. Then I watered the garden. Besides the cicadas, the dam deer flies are AWFUL this year. I got bit a few times. Bastards aways go for the top of my semi-bald head for some reason.
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Well, I've screwed off long enough. Better get to work. Prayers offered. Have a good one!

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I’m having the same issue with those not so dear flies. If it isn’t my head they’re buzzing, it’s the dog’s. I’ve found it best to just stop what I’m doing and wait for those P51s to land and gettum.
 

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Good morning, GoGo. It's 72 in Louisville, going to 78 and partly cloudy. We got an inch of rain yesterday in two short downpours. More thunderstorms due today. We have rain headed our way right now, but I think it's gonna miss us to the north and hit TAJ and Shane up in Indiana. Much bigger problems coming up from the south and due here about suppertime if it holds together.

Had a physical yesterday and while the news wasn't great, it could have been worse, I guess. My glucose is over the line, but I had that steroid shot in my knee just a few days before the blood draw, and steroids -- either oral or injection -- put your blood sugar through the roof, so we have to do an A1C test to really find out where I am with that. Probably worse news is that my EKG showed a right bundle branch block, which is an electrical problem. Looks like I'll be getting a cardiologist.

I did get a vaccination yesterday, but not THE CHINESE FLU VACCINE. It was just a booster of the pneumonia vaccine for old phardts. FDA approved via the old school method and in use for decades now. Kinda weird, but my doc has not mentioned the COVID vaccine in my two recent visits with her. I'm good with that.

Y'all have a good'n, be safe, and lift up prayers for our friends with health issues and for our nation.
 

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73º and overcast with rain coming later. Most of my route is done for the week, but I still have a lot to do. I had planned to drive about 50 miles and pick up my new (to me) gator today. But after discussing it with the sales manager, I will be driving about 120 miles to pick it up in Alabama to save higher sales tax. He says John Deere will bring it to him for no charge. I asked if I could just pick it up here and since the sale was taking place in AL just use their sales tax rate, but he said I have to pick it up there to take advantage. Also, I asked for an old change and a couple of other things. He told me he could give me the items but if the dealer in TN did it they would change him about $400 for an oil change. this is all the same company. Strange world, but I'm willing to drive a few extra miles and wait a few days to save $500.

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Shane G., To things to try for the stuck case.

Put a heavy dose of penetrating oil, and let it wait for a bit to let it seep under the case.

Then put the die in small plastic bag and put it in the freezer to cool down. The brass shrinks more than the steel, and the cold will help loosen the broken case.

Finally, you have to ruin a bore brush, but jam a big bore brush into the case and try to pull the case back out. Hope this is understandable.
 

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KF, there are several types of heart specialists, but if you are having an electrical problem in your heart, the doc you need is an electrophysiologist. They deal with the electrical problems in the heart, whereas most 'cardiologists' do the plumbing problems like stents and valve problems. Been dealing with an electrophysiologist for 10+ years.
 

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Morning Folks!

Its 70º and raining here. Rain is still in the forecast for most of the week.

Not much happened yesterday. I tinkered in the loading room some and did a few chores. We had Tornadoes all over the State yesterday afternoon but I haven't heard of any serious damage.

My Wife has a colonoscopy scheduled for today that I will take her to. We'll probably get something to eat afterwards and that will use up most of the middle part of the day.

Prayers offered for our members having health problems, our Country and any others in need.

You'all have a good one.
 

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Good morning all. It's a rainy-lookin' 70 in Indy heading for 77. Sitting around this morning waiting on the window folks to come and fix a couple of broken window balance assemblies. They were installed 11 years ago but they tell me they're still in warranty. Simonton windows installed by Home Depot. Window girl just called, she's 10 minutes away.

Edit: Window girl arrived right on schedule. She drove up here from Louisville. Nice lady but only had left side balance assemblies. She installed the 3 broken lefts and will have to come back when she gets some right side assemblies. Took her about 45 minutes. No charge for parts or labor.

Have a good day.
 

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Overcast here twixt Shane n Mikie. I dumped .3 yday AM, went back to bush hog between the walnuts...talk about a s l o w growing tree.
Dinah was telling me the deer flies were nailing her back there. My experiences have me believing they land teeth first.... :/
Back to the woods: It started misting so moved to where I had dug up a cluster of stumps that Dinah couldn't move. Some in the bucket and some on the bhog deck, two trips to the pile and the rain picked up. A half mile later, back in the garage stripping down, 100% soaked. That shower gave us just shy of .4". A gal we know west side of Indy says daily rain like Shawn stated.
It turns out my son can not get the Fri off for the Gunsite class this Sep.....bummer. This was a weekend one near Indy. GRRR n Phoooey.
I have some oil to change plus woods trails bush hogging. Best get at it. Hard to get that primer pocket outta my head...
 

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Morning all, 79 headed to 83 today, so humid it is awful, 5 more days straight of this stuff. Shane Tin Man gave you some good advice, I would use a .38 brush. I have done this 3x on dies, and about 25x on SKS and AK rifles with a separated case over the years. Another tip is to put a wad of paper in front of the shell piece, and melt and pour Cerrosafe into it from the bottom, let cool then tap it out from the front with a wood dowel rod or brass. Works great. Cerrosafe is used to identify unknown calibers, by pouring a chamber cast, just as I described here. Late getting on here due to having a spinal headache, worst kind. I got my latest lever action shooting yesterday, .32 Win Special, with 26" barrel. I sized down some 8mm slugs to the correct diameter, and man did it shoot. A buddy came over and he shot it some, asked how much I needed between it and a new .243 stainless Savage, I made what I thought was a high offer and he snapped it up. Cry all the way to the bank. You all have a good one, remember those in need of prayers, Buff out.
 

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I was able to pull the piece of brass from the die with a modified extractor....just had to shorten it enough to grab the brass without getting into the should of the die. All is good for now! I need to order some cerrosafe I guess for future goof ups.
Now I'm waiting on my 7cuft freezer to come in from walmart...if I got a white one it was right at $500. Since I don't care what color it is I choose the black one and it was $198 with free delivery. Hopefully it gets here before it get too late as I want to slip off out of here early today.
 
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