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Forum: RV Systems 05-24-2018, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Radio
Finally found that pesky intermittent leak.

I have been searching, in vain, for several months for an intermittent leak along the rear wall of my 2009 Rockwood 8280SS 5th wheel. The water would pool on the floor of a small compartment under...
Forum: Under the Awning 05-18-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Radio
Yeah the tooth turned out swell. Yesterday we did...

Yeah the tooth turned out swell. Yesterday we did the root canal. Today we pulled it. :hands:

Once they got in there it turns out the root was cracked. And there is nothing to be done for a...
Forum: Under the Awning 05-11-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Radio
Where has Radio been?

Well, Radio has been a bit busy.

Let's see here... there's taking care of my Mom, who is 95. I don't have to introduce myself, I don't have to feed her or change her diaper. She lives in her own...
Forum: The Funnies 04-08-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Radio
I think the wings are creating a vapor cloud...

I think the wings are creating a vapor cloud (which reflects the rainbow colors) as apposed to a rainbow in the distance because the rainbow appears to stop, very neatly, at the wings, If the rainbow...
Forum: The Funnies 04-07-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Radio
The 747 Rainbow Challenge.

This is a 747 making it's own rainbow arch. It's an amazing photograph where a number of things have to be in the right place at the right time. A rainstorm must have left water vapor (mist) in the...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 04-06-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Radio
Congrats on the quick up grade and again welcome...

Congrats on the quick up grade and again welcome to the forum.

:cheer:
Forum: Rag Chew 03-17-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By Radio
No I'm not doing it all myself, but these...

No I'm not doing it all myself, but these knuckleheads have to be watched like a hawk or they'll cut corners. And some of it, yeah, I'm doing myself.

And since the camper is in the last picture,...
Forum: Rag Chew 03-17-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By Radio
Since the chicken coop went so well I thought I'd do the house.

Between this project and looking after my Mom, I haven't had much time to play on ORR.net.

Fortunately Janet and the team at Social Knowledge have the ship running smooth. In fact, we could...
Forum: Gadgets 03-17-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Radio
After I looked at the software home page I went...

After I looked at the software home page I went to Youtube and watched a bunch of those. I love those things...
Forum: Gadgets 03-15-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Radio
Anti-bridge smacking software

A bit pricey but the subscription is for life.

http://www.lowclearances.com/

Seems to be a glorified POI file that alerts you to low bridges. I might try to load it onto my Garmin.
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Forum: The Road Ahead 03-15-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By Radio
I went to Canada several times a year back in the...

I went to Canada several times a year back in the 1980's. Carried an HT with me. Didn't need a reciprocal license back then.

It was fun to check into a repeater and hearing the US call some 500...
Forum: Rag Chew 03-01-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By Radio
I never did follow up on this. Everything...

I never did follow up on this.

Everything checked out fine and the Doc was proud of his handiwork. Next appointment in July. The chunky floaters, especially the one that looks like a doughnut, is...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 03-01-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By Radio
:welcome: Welcome aboard! We actually like...

:welcome:

Welcome aboard! We actually like newbies here. Jump in and join the fun!
Forum: Junk Box 03-01-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,719
Posted By Radio
Get a map of the Appalachian Trail... the names...

Get a map of the Appalachian Trail... the names of some of the places and features can be interesting, from the tame stuff like Standing Indian and Cowpens, to the more outlandish stuff like Picken's...
Forum: The Funnies 03-01-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Radio
What? None of you old geezers on here think she's...

What? None of you old geezers on here think she's cute?

Actually she's about "median ORR.net age" from the looks of the uniform and gear.
Forum: Polls 03-01-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,648
Posted By Radio
Some pics of that would be nice when you get a...

Some pics of that would be nice when you get a chance.
Forum: APRS and Emergency Service 03-01-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,773
Posted By Radio
Yes, I'd say they are definitely faith based. I...

Yes, I'd say they are definitely faith based. I have some friends that are very involved in the SA. And Welcome aboard. :headphones:
Forum: RV Systems 02-26-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 751
Posted By Radio
Kidde Fire Extingquisher Recall

In case you haven't heard...

http://www.kidde.com/home-safety/en/us/support/product-alerts/recall-kidde-fire-extinguisher/

Kidde (pronounced "KID-duh") has recalled a boat load of fire...
Forum: The Funnies 02-17-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Radio
Dream Girl

Dream Girl, circa 1965. Cute, smart, employed, patriotic and comes with all her own radio stuff. (Of course I was about 9 years old when this picture was made...)

Note the portable word...
Forum: The Road Ahead 01-17-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By Radio
I stayed home today. This is at ATL airport...

I stayed home today. This is at ATL airport earlier this morning.

Line Mechanics make a lot more money than me. A lot more. But boy, do they have to earn it.
Forum: Rag Chew 01-09-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By Radio
Thanks, Bill. My "risk indicators" are I'm...

Thanks, Bill.

My "risk indicators" are I'm over 60 and once (Pre-Lasik) had nearsighted corrections of greater than 6.0. Mine were 8.25 and 8.75. No cataracts.

I follow up on 1/19 and...
Forum: Rag Chew 01-04-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By Radio
OK, I done with the retina guy. They did decide...

OK, I done with the retina guy. They did decide to use the laser.

It was a somewhat unpleasant experience, something like trying to pop your eye out of it's socket with a Popsicle stick while...
Forum: Other Hobbies 01-02-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,572
Posted By Radio
BTW, chickens are tough. Went down to 15 F and we...

BTW, chickens are tough. Went down to 15 F and we still have all our birds. The cold doesn't seem to bother them. We have some issues keeping fresh water from freezing.

Sweet Wife's brilliant idea...
Forum: Other Hobbies 01-02-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,572
Posted By Radio
We have added a layer of Quality Control: ...

We have added a layer of Quality Control:

For Christmas our son Matt got Kathy an "egg candler" -- which is a device used to inspect the inside of an egg for defects. Our flock has laid about 700...
Forum: Rag Chew 12-28-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By Radio
UPDATE: Went back for a follow up visit today....

UPDATE: Went back for a follow up visit today. Dr. Tucker, (really nice guy, BTW) found a small tear in the retina :( Generally this is cause for great alarm but the tear is so small it may not...
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