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  1. Snowy Owl in the Metro

    Winnipeg news paper artical today claims that reports of sightings and incidents with snow owls is way up this year . It says that mostly the owls are young and probably they moved south due to competition from more experienced older owls up North . The population of lemmings is normal this year but the population of owls is higher than normal . On a side note the local bird population ( chickadees, siskens .red polls.grosbeaks and such ) is almost non existent this year around Rainy Lake
  2. Nothing all season on Rainy Lake except geese and early season/local wood ducks . Worst year ever by far and for no obvious reason that I have seen or heard . Rice crop was good and weather was reasonable other than an early winter start .
  3. Ice Scratchers

    not sure about he cable type yet, as I have not needed to use them but I did have two sets of the spring type and wore them out . The spring type worked well. I couldn't get the spring type locally last year when I thought I may need them so got the cable ones instead , but it turn out I didn't need to use them .
  4. Bird Feeding Newcomer

    pictures please ?
  5. Leaking oil

    Could be dripping from oil reservoir under hood . I have an optimal that will leak if oil cap is loose but that causes an alarm to sound when starting
  6. Guide Daze

    Thank You for the very interesting and enjoyable morning read
  7. try a product called CLR cleaner . The name is an abbreviation of the type of stains it removes (calcium ,lime ,rust )
  8. Hummingbirds

    H.B. showed yesterday North of Inl. Falls, they are 2 days late!
  9. Painting pvc

    Tom is it the birds preference that they be white ?
  10. Concrete overpour and radiant heating?

    So are you saying what happened to me did not happen ? We not talking about a 4 inch concrete slab , it is a thin layer of gyp crete that covers the pex , it has the consistency of water when poured and sets up fast, it is self leveling and any movement in the pex shows up and cant be undone . Yes if it was fastened continuously it could not move but that would be ridiculous . As so this discussion !
  11. Concrete overpour and radiant heating?

    I had the fasteners they recommended but it still needs to be filled to prevent floating . I don't recall what spacing I used but was told later I did every thing correct except for the water .
  12. Concrete overpour and radiant heating?

    If you end up pouring your own make sure the pex is full of water otherwise it will try to float and you gyp crete will look like corrugated cardboard
  13. Polaris 6 wheeler

    THANKS so far (50 miles) am really pleased
  14. Polaris 6 wheeler

    Thanks for the input . I pulled the trigger yesterday and bought a 2017 570 sportsman 6x6 . Seems to have much more stability than my regular bike . Goes up hill well, but on frozen ground it is not as hard to climb as it is in summer so time will tell ..