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  1. Tool belt

    I have heard good things about the Dewalts but personally I Have a set of Occidental Leather bags that have lasted me for 8 years now and I wear them every day. They look like they will probably go for another 5-10. I have the leather ones but if I were to do it again I think I would buy the Oxy Lites. They are made with cordura nylon and leather and I Know guys who have had theirs for 10 years. They are spendy @ $250 for a set but I have seen guys pay $50-70 for bags and have to buy new ones every year. You can pick up the Occidentals at the Tool Crib.
  2. Paylakes

    I already know of one here in Minnesota. You pay per the half day or day and an additional fee if you keep fish.
  3. New pup and guns

    I would think that introduction to guns in the presence of birds may be the totally wrong approach. If the dog is afraid of the sound it may associate the noise with the bird and that would be a bad, bad thing. It may never hunt a bird again. I have always had someone help me introduce the pup to gunfire. I would reassure and pet the pup while my helper would shoot quite a distance away and gradually move closer while all the while I would pet and talk to the dog soothingly. Some pups could care less about gunfire but some need some soothing.
  4. Grizzly rims

    Will the rims off a 2004 Grizzly 600 fit on a 2009 Grizzly 550?
  5. putting on steel sheeting on the roof

    Manufacturers actually dont recommend using Ice and water at all under steel. Usually the manufacturer recommends putting at least 30# felt between the steel and shingles if you apply directly on top of the shingles. We usually strip the roof with 2x4's and then attach the steel to that. It ensures a solid fastening and avoids screws hitting seams and not holding. I called our building inspector about this one day and he said as long as we follow manufacturers recommendations we were good to go right over the existing shingles.
  6. Shingles

    I wont go so far as Dougger, but I believe he has a point in the weight and thickness of a TL shingle. It just isn't there. I do like the Certainteed and Owens Corning shingles better.
  7. Fish Mythbusters

    How did they get the camera there to film it underwater? A little trickery going on there methinks.
  8. Mid March Trip

    If you want a chance at huge walleyes go to Winnipeg
  9. Should a person up grade to a new flasher?

    Behindthehead, thats the understanding that I had too.
  10. I stand corrected. It's new this year and is called the Navionics Gold 2XG. I wonder if they mapped the lake themselves or overlayed off the canadian hydro maps?
  11. Should a person up grade to a new flasher?

    Can you really tell the size of a fish on your flasher? I don't believe so but I may be wrong. Little perch and big walleyes all look the same to me.
  12. Our party has looked and we are pretty sure they dont make one. A chartplotter was the only thing we could find.
  13. New flasher/camera battery prices?

    I'm pretty sure they are the same size.
  14. ICF/SIPS

    I would simply stick frame and have it spray foamed.
  15. Need advice on a new compressor?

    An oil free compressor will be a little louder and will not last as long. If you only use it occaisionally it should still last you as long as you need it. As a contractor we had to replace an oil free one every year or two. I have had and oil lubed ne for 8 years now.