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  • Birthday 09/29/1949

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  1. Ringer

    Building a shed

    I moved into a house where the owner had put a base frame of 2x4 and two sides of 2x4 along a tall block wall. I framed front and back including a door, put a roof on it and decked it all with plywood and sheet siding. I have half of the shingles done and it was easy work and cost me around $600. Maybe 8' x 10'. It is easy basic framing work and he had the floor joists built on a gravel base. I did it with no help so if you can get a couple of friends to help should be a quick job. I am 71 so no volunteering from me. I am lucky to still be able to do my own.
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    Outdoor Writer - Best Wishes with Medical

    Hang in there old man. We found out a month ago that my wife of 52 years has pancreatic cancer so going through similar situation. At 71 I know so many people with cancer and other serious issues it is shocking. Getting old ain't for sissies. Hope they figure out your issues and fix you up.
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    Tundra oil change.

    Yes. They just called and are sending a letter on Toyota letterhead that if anything happens to the engine they will guarantee it. Will be signed by the tech and the service manager.
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    Tundra oil change.

    Lot lizzard was a disappointment. Was a 250 pound man.
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    Tundra oil change.

    Well, they have been the only people to ever change my oil and every 5000 miles with synthetic. I just checked and it is full of oil so they didn't leave the drain plug out. It is probably fine.
  6. Ringer

    Tundra oil change.

    He added all the oil. There wasn't a drop on the dipstick when he looked at it.
  7. Ringer

    Tundra oil change.

    I do need gas tomorrow buttlick. 🙂
  8. Ringer

    Tundra oil change.

    I guess I'm a little paranoid looking at the oil gauge. I will see what they send me in writing tomorrow.
  9. Ringer

    Tundra oil change.

    No lights at all. They said they would send me something in writing. I noticed the oil guage moves up and down a bit now and it never did that before.
  10. Ringer

    Tundra oil change.

    Got my oil changed in my Tundra today at Right Toyota. I have a 100k Toyota warranty so always have them do it. 72000 miles. I drive back 15 minutes to my shop and hear a slight whirring sound. Get in it to go home and look at the oil guage and it is on zero. Check the oil and not one drop of oil. They say they will stand behind it if anything goes wrong. Had a lot lizard drive over and fill it with oil. How would you handle that. I wonder how much internal damage could have happened running it 3-4 miles dry.
  11. Ringer

    Knife Recommendations

    I have 3 buck folders that are 40 years old. I carry a diamond steel and they are sharp enough to cut through hide with only a few strokes on the steel. Light and sharp and all I will ever need.
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    Recommendations for Powder Coating

    I use AZ Powdercoat on 52nd street and Washington for our furniture parts. They did a couple of tool boxes for me as well. Good work and I think they are very low cost.
  13. Ringer

    Fishing Forums

    You sure?
  14. Ringer

    Fishing Forums

    Those guys all called me a Homo for the last ten years and it didn't offend me. No I am not a homo. Been married for 52 years to an actual woman. They would have a blast at anyone's expense.
  15. Ringer

    Fishing Forums

    I seem to remember at least two tournaments where we all donated and fished to raise money for cops that were shot and killed. Their families were all there and it was sad as heck but we did it. I think we raised around $12000 to go direct to the family and not to the 100 club. People that get offended easily by internet crap just need to stay off those forums. I will take any of the old AZBZ members as far as giving back and truly liking other men of the same ilk. We are crude, rude and like a good fight but we ain't all bad.