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  3. Thats good news i always like that store before they closed
  4. Uggh, Lug nuts

    Same thing right?
  5. Uggh, Lug nuts

    How bout Dip Stick, you heard of that right?
  6. Uggh, Lug nuts

    Can’t say that I’ve ever seen or heard of a “torque stick”
  7. Duffman solo in pics

    Duff I think you can make this there and add it to the rental yak!
  8. Duffman solo in pics

    Didn’t know you could see the clouds of our snowstorm from that far away! Looks kinda awesome. Ok, more than kinda.
  9. That’s good news even though I don’t live in that area anymore. I was always disappointed that they left Coon Rapids. I thought they were doing good enough business there. I wonder if the Gander situation helped them decide to go back?
  10. Great! Didn't always want to run over to South St Paul to see what they had.
  11. Purple Martins

    Anyone have a purple martin house? I’m planning on putting one up this spring, but I don’t quite have the open space that is suggested (minimum of 40 ft from tall trees/house). Wondering if anyone has had those same issues, but were still successful in attracting purple martins? The pole I bought is 12 ft high, so I’m thinking of maybe buying a second one, and using a couple of the extensions to make it a few feet higher to compensate for the lack of open space. Have the martins had a noticeable impact on bugs? I’m hoping they can do a number on the horse flies in my neighborhood. Plus, they sound really pretty
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  13. Anoka Union paper says it is moving into the sports authority building in Coon Rapids.
  14. While the southern half of the state saw some significant rainfall and even some flooding this week, areas of northern Wisconsin received up to nearly a foot of new snow. Snowmobile trails remain in good to excellent condition in nearly 20 of the most northern tier counties on the Wisconsin Department of Tourism's Snow Conditions Report (exit DNR). Cross-Country Ski Trail Conditions are also good to excellent across the north.Cross-country ski trails are in excellent condition at Pattison State Park, which received nearly a foot of snow this week. The park is hosting a Winterfest on Saturday.Photo credit: Gervase Thompson A kids fisheree on Lake Noquebay in Marinette County last weekend produced some very nice fish including perch, crappie, bluegill, walleye, northern, and trout. The lake ice was nearly 2 feet thick. There have been good northern pike catches on the back waters of the Wolf River on tip ups baited with a shiner.Whitefish fishing has remained pretty decent up and down the entire Bay of Green Bay. Some anglers are targeting perch too but with moderate to poor success. Whitefish were still being caught off the Oconto breakwater in decent numbers. Toward the end of the week only anglers from Sawyer Harbor had good luck and were able to come in with their limits of whitefish after a half day out on the ice. Anglers fishing the Fox River at Voyageurs park report fishing slowed with a few walleyes and whitefish still being caught. .
  15. Peacock Bass Adventure

    The Peacock Bass has been on my fishing bucket list since I first saw a picture of one when I was in elementary school. I don't think I'll make it to the Amazon anytime soon so when our Florida vacation was booked I made it a point to get to SE Florida and chase these beautiful specimens! For our adventure we went out near Miami, FL with local guide Captain Scott Rose. He shared a lot of information about this unique fishery and put us on both numbers and quality fish. Our Biggest 5 weighed in at 20.5lbs! This trip was something I won't soon forget.
  16. New kind of "bird" at my feeder

    I can recall, farther back than you think, of running into one now and then and finding one inn a trap from time to time. And this was MORE than fifty years ago, so they've been around a while. Maybe just an uptick in the population in southern MN.
  17. New Snow, Groomed Trails

    For any of you that have ever had a desire to do any sledding in the Black Hills... This is definitely the year to do it. This is by far the most snow that I have seen out there. On most years, you can get lucky to ride either the Northern or Southern hills... This year both are awesome and the meadows are full! I am hoping to get out there once more before the end of the month.
  18. New kind of "bird" at my feeder

    Yeah, but somewhere in Iowa there is an imaginary line where the ratio of road kill flips from possums towards coons. Their fur is pretty thin. Had one under the deck a few winters ago that would literally shiver as he scavenged bird seed. Missing a handful of toes, some bits of ear, and the end of his tail was black from frostbite. About 20 years ago, I plowed my first armadillo in southern Missouri with the car. Now it's about 50/50 on roadkill whether its a possum or a dillo. They made their way up from Texas I guess.
  19. New kind of "bird" at my feeder

    They have been hanging in there for the last couple decades in tropical Rochester area.
  20. Uggh, Lug nuts

    Too many variables. Impact strength, airflow setting and wear factors, air pressure variance, lubrication habits, and of course the operator. It's very easy to exceed what the stick is rated for. Not break the lugs next time tight, but maybe a free brake pulsation 2-3 months down the road after the rotor is distorted and runout turns into thickness variation. I always use a size smaller with the impact turned all the way down and frequently have less than a 1/8 of a turn left to go. I will even tailor how heavy I pull the trigger and ALWAYS follow up with a torque wrench. Left hand lugs was an old Mopar trick. Knowing about them does date you!
  21. Uggh, Lug nuts

    Had a 69 Dodge Charger that had left and right hand lug nuts. Was pretty much a Dodge/Chrysler thing
  22. Sunflower Hearts

    Broom and shovel then Shop Vac in the spring if it's real heavy. Or leaf blower to spread out on the yard to break down if lighter. The cardinals are preferring the white millet on the ground right now 3 to 1 where I live. The other feed I am using is sunflower and safflower.
  23. Feeding birds nuts

    I did that with some stale Christmas almonds, Blue jays found them and took all off them and deposited in the crotches of nearby tree branches. The nuts weren't out long, then they were gone.
  24. Uggh, Lug nuts

    You could use your breaker bar now and re-torque while you are at home.
  25. New Snow, Groomed Trails

    We launched at Normana and started on the NSST ,,, That wasnt groomed yet so turned around and hit the RR trail to Fish lake ,,, Met the groomer heading east ,,, Gave him some time to do more grooming and had nice smooth ribbon like trail for the trip back NSST was groomed when we got back to the trailer
  26. Uggh, Lug nuts

    I think that was fairly common at one time. I recall havinga car or two with left hand threads on one side and right hand on the other. I think the theory was something to do with the nuts not working themselves loose due to the wheel rotation (which seemed dubious to me when I heard it). Might have been a chrysler thing.
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