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hard to get to this site and also to my gpas as everyone wants to hang out now. i guess they are scared they will not be able to in the future. the minute i start on a project, someone calls or stops by. i am going to change out 2 brake lines tomorrow, hopefully with no interuptions. i could get things done before and right after corona but now i think everyone is desperate for human interaction. i am more or less a loner so i am not bothered by being alone. what about all of you, more busy or less busy in these times.
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Hot Diggity
We're in hurricane prep mode here, and still social distancing, but I've been busier on my phone today than any time in years.  Folks checking in, needing things, offering help.  I'm cleaning gutters tomorrow for a guy that's stuck in New York.  #1 Son texts me about a red Sears lantern he saw and then goes to bed before I can get any details. ðŸ˜¡ We're getting stuff done as fast as we can.  I was a little surprised to be greeted by a neighbor when I got home late.  We're going to meet some new neighbors tomorrow morning.  Going to roll in some heavy equipment, knock down a bunch of trees and dig a great big drainage ditch across their back yard.   Previous owner there did some "landscaping" behind his property that's causing the valley behind all of our properties to flood.  Hurricane is the perfect incentive to correct the drainage path again.  Vector control.  Can't have all that standing water.  Besides, with two old retired Marines doing demolition work they're lucky we're not using explosives and setting everything on fire.
Chuck, 3/61, ICCC 1689
Milspec Syndicate #510
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #0510
Coleman Quick Lite Crew #12
BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #510
Coleman Slant Saver #510
Frank Appreciation Syndicate Member #2
Tinker, Toy maker, Trash picker, Wickie, Lamp loon
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Hot Diggity
Is this what you call a gutter ball?  Best downspout blockage ever.  If nothing else comes of this Covid/Hurricane season at least stuff is getting fixed around the farm.  One house down, two to go.  Busy?  Ha!  ... and this was supposed to be my weekend off to rest.IMG_20200802_084604.
Chuck, 3/61, ICCC 1689
Milspec Syndicate #510
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #0510
Coleman Quick Lite Crew #12
BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #510
Coleman Slant Saver #510
Frank Appreciation Syndicate Member #2
Tinker, Toy maker, Trash picker, Wickie, Lamp loon
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Gunhippie
The brewery here is now running at 100% capacity and we're bottling or canning nearly every day. Sales are up significantly over last years, to the point we've risen about twenty places in the ranking of NW regional breweries! The shift from kegs to bottles and cans--many bars, taverns and pubs are closed--means more work to move the product and my job is to keep all that finicky equipment up and running smoothly. I'll be replacing a bearing on the can seamer--a very finicky bit--this afternoon to try to keep up.

Even the pub here is insane. We have outdoor seating for about 150 people with distancing. It's a rare lunch or afternoon that everyone of those tops isn't filled. The pub is open seven days a week, with the kitchen starting prep about 6 AM. This is making maintenance difficult. I may need to pull an all-nighter this week so I can have a chance to clean out the Bunsens on our gas range, which get clogged up with grease every month or so (grease sells).

I've been working seven days for the last month or two, and sure would like to get out and escape for a while. We aren't brewing next week and the boss suggested that it might be a good time to take a break. Yeah, right--it's a good time to catch up on needed and deferred maintenance. I'll be rebuilding the filler heads on the bottler and replacing worn parts on the canner. And who knows what else?

Circumstances have saved our business so far. It was lucky that we were already up on the packaging, as kegs sales are so low that many breweries that didn't package have gone under. Having the huge yard for outdoor seating has meant the pub is thriving right now, but WINTER IS COMING. I'm working on some outdoor heating and we're looking into getting a big tent or two set up in part of the parking area--too many trees in the yard--so maybe we can stay open during the cold months, but at sub-zero temps I don't see a lot of folks willing to sit outdoors.

Flaming kegs in a tent might help:

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It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
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Mister Wilson
Yep, we’re brewing and packaging as fast as we can.  Just had our all time record week for packaging, and that’s without kegs, mostly cans.  We did finally keg a little beer for the first time in three months.  Our can line ran around the clock for two weeks, otherwise 19 or 20 hours a day.  I’ve been working 11-13 hours most days.  It’s getting hard on an old man.
John
H.C. Lanterns dealer
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #2001 A Turd's Odyssey
Canadian Blues #028
Coleman Slant Saver #31
Looking for 6-56 and 6-58 Birthday lanterns.
There's been an alarming increase in the number of things I know nothing about.
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rob_pontius
I work in the RV industry and they're working us to death. Some of our production lines are running 6 days a week. After work, I've been trying to make repairs to the house and get it ready to sell. I have a cabin to get built before the house goes on the market though. Tons to get done and not much time to do it in. I cut down 7 trees today on my back property line that I need to cut up and burn. 
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Whitegas Extraordinaire
To all y’all working hard we appreciate it.
To those brewing beer, I love y’all.
@Mister Wilson I want to come down for a keg next Saturday! I’m thinking it’s windy tonight?
Be safe!
Thank you!
Kevin
I frighten easily!

My current shade is Coleman!!

To me a lamp without a shade is creepy!

ICCC # 1865

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Mister Wilson
@Whitegas Extraordinaire come on down!  Let me know what you want and I’ll see if we have it in a keg.  Keg selection is a bit limited right now.
John
H.C. Lanterns dealer
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #2001 A Turd's Odyssey
Canadian Blues #028
Coleman Slant Saver #31
Looking for 6-56 and 6-58 Birthday lanterns.
There's been an alarming increase in the number of things I know nothing about.
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Chucker
Hi Steve. Good question.

Yes, people have been wanting more face to face with my wife and I. I understand it. One of my sister's came to tears at a family birthday party last weekend saying how much she misses get togethers.

Some people just need more human interaction that others for various reasons like their personality, fears and anxiety of being alone, and maybe they simply live alone and don't have someone to talk to as often as they'd like. 

Yes, introverts usually do just fine without much interaction, LOL. My step son advertises it on a t-shirt, "I've said hello, that's enough social interaction for one day".  

Chuck
"Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones." Proverbs 16:24
Eye-SEE-C-C Member #1333 -- MilSpecOps #003
"Michigan - from the Ojibwa word “meicigama,” meaning “great water.”
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Gasman64
Chucker wrote:
One of my sister's came to tears at a family birthday party last weekend saying how much she misses get togethers.

Some people just need more human interaction that others for various reasons like their personality, fears and anxiety of being alone, and maybe they simply live alone and don't have someone to talk to as often as they'd like.

Chuck, I certainly understand your sister; I miss social things, too.
I've lived alone for over 26 years, and jump at every chance I get to be around people just because being with others is more fun than anything else I can think of, but tough year for it.  I have no fears or anxiety about being alone,  just like a good social life.
Steve
ICCC #1012

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H_E
Wife works for the state and they have been telecommuting her for the past few months and she is busy.  It's been HOT here in Arizona, but I have a window A/C unit in the garage so been staying out of the wife's way working on a few lanterns.  Got 2 220Ks and 2 288s working this week.  Removed a tree blown over onto a playground last week and catching up on some required continuing education this week.  I can go either way on extrovert or introvert but do like seeing folks in person so hope this ends sooner than later.  Really hoping we can do the Southwest Gathering this year even if it is a little wonky on short notice planning.
Hercel
Not just another pretty face.
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arizonacamper
Hercal are you going to the gathering at Luna lake next month?
Shawn 
Owner of Copper State Diesel And Automotive. See my facebook page.

Lanterns are like tools. 
You can not have too many unless your wife says so!!

Gas is what you use for washing parts diesel is for making power!

Coleman blues 243 #147
Coleman 275 appreciation #74
Milspec syndicate #39

Looking for any lanterns or stoves dated 5/63 or 1/72
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H_E


[Hercal are you going to the gathering at Luna lake next month?
Shawn ]
Will try and make it.  Gregg sent me a message about this a couple of hours ago.  I suck at anything online so had to go in and find the info.  Then sent you a message LOL
Hercel
Not just another pretty face.
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Banjoman
Recently tried to retire. I like solitude. I live in isolation by choice. Have a cell phone with no service where I live. So have a land line for emergency but thinking of getting rid of it just an expense. People calling for things to get done. Sorry but been there done that.
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