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About jeffreyd

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  1. Dog proof grass seed??????

    the only thing i can think of is astroturf. i have 2 110 lb labs and my yard is gone even after sodding and hydromulch. i gave up. i will put in grass if i decide to ever move.
  2. Non-smudge ball point pen?

    I buy my own Tul pens, cause the company buys the cheap ole bic, hard writing, tear the paper pens. If the girls in the office see a new pen in my pocket they are doing nearly anything they can to get me to give in to them. I am not cheap but can be bought with mexican food. Cant go wrong with a Tul in your hand.
  3. eastern Montana - rattlesnakes and dogs?

    my vet offers the snake bite vaccine here in the middle of phoenix. because we have invaded the desert, put homes up where the rattlers hung out, they come back. this year is not as bad as last year. I would call your vet and look into the vaccine. I know that we do have tick issues here and if my big lab is treated with any of the frontline etc, he gets sick. So we rarely do it, but check him daily if he has been outside. Have a great hunt, be safe.
  4. Too soon?

    we had a new ice machine delivered today, that is about as good as i can give you from AZ
  5. 2005 Volvo S60 2.5 Turbo Question

    Not to my update. I will know more tomorrow. I did call the volvo dealer and talked to the service manager about it overall. This model does not require a new belt kit until it is 10 yrs old or 120k. the older ones needed it 100k or so. Everything that i have read online about it indicates that this could be a250-300k mile car if pm is followed. for my use it will be my wires daily driver of about 5 miles a day, 10 on a busy one. They are doing their normal shop run through fixing safety issues, pm engine, etc. Before i do anything i want the list of repairs made, see if they are willing to throw in the belt, volvo quoted 558.00 including the labor and parts to put the belt kit in. I will have them put it on a rack, get my micrometer out check rotors, brake pads if not new, check for flood issues and any outstanding rust areas that might show concern. Also not sure if they run struts or shocks with a sway bar but either way they need to be good not just cleaned off. They do give a 2 yr, 11k drive train warranty with it since it has a turbo. Thanks for the replies, i will let you know what i come up with.
  6. Hello all. I am considering buying a 2005 Volvo S60 2.5 turbo with 80k on it. It is going through dealer inspection now i figure they will want around 9K for it. Anyone own one? Any problems with the motor? I know the motor is a solid machine, but have heard horror stories about timing belts. The service guy said it says 10 yr or 120k before replacing, but at 80k not sure of full history yet, should i tell them the only way i will take it is to have a new timing belt kit put in? Any thoughts are appreciated. Jeff
  7. weird bump/bubble on dog

    When my lab had his knee done, i made a pair of pants for him so he would not lick the area, keep it cleaner and did not have to wear the "lick the bus window cone to bed. Took a pair of stretchy pants from my wife cut the leg off cut holes on both sides and ran a suspender over his back. worked great, had both knees down did the same with the other one. Good luck.
  8. lets see we eat or they eat, or we eat them and each other. pretty simple
  9. Look at these toe nails.

    that would leave a mark for sure
  10. Portable A/C vs. Evaporative Air Cooler

    Living in AZ, many homes have both the cooler and A/C. So in the spring, when the monsoon is not in place, the evap works great. however after the first rain storm or when the humidity goes up, they are just a hot fan. So if you have both, you put a plate that blocks the air input and switch over to AC so you do not pump the cold air out the cooler. I will take AC over a swamp cooler anyway.
  11. Conventional to synthetic oil question

    sorry i offended you raymond, next time i wont answer
  12. Need some last minute advice / Majestic Oaks Kennel

    nic tried to send you a pm but you are over limit. i have a dog that was from bemdji and is a great lab. let me know when i can pm you
  13. Well I Got The Tag, Now I Need The Gear!

    if you look at the web site coueswhitetail they have some good stuff on there. I know the chick that runs it and is a deer biologist here in az. She hunts all over the us and they have some great stories and pictures on there. Good luck.
  14. Pilonidel Cyst Post Surgery

    I can say that i have not had that one done but did have a cyst on the right side of the taint. You know the spot. Doc split my cheek to cheek 4 inches up on each side plus the taint. Now that will keep you on you belly for a long time. Out patient surgery, all the instrcutions were when it starts to hurt have wife pull out packing. We ended up with a garbage bag full. It was like a whole new feeling, but due to the heat it did nto heal correctly. So he took two sticks of basically silver solder touched them togeter and sealed it up. had that done twice. Iwas on the vicoden for a while then perch them the 800. Sitting in the hot bath helped a lot. what a night mare and would not wish it on my worse enemy.
  15. Said goodbye to my baby this morning

    Brought a tear to my eye as my Lobo will be 5 on the 4th of july. Hopefully we get 13 yrs out of him, He lays at my feet or at least within an eyeshot. On my foot now. No words can ever ease the pain, know all of us are saying an extra prayer tonight.