Come on back to the caboose and get a cup of coffee [or sweet ice tea] Part I

Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by Chief Eagles, Oct 2, 2005.

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  1. hilldrum

    hilldrum Member

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    My bad, you're right. This highly edumacated country boy can't read his watch:oops:. Some how I got the number mixed up.
  2. pennman

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    Hey Chris, well almost finished the whole project, still have some cabinet work to do and some tilesto finish.
    If you go back to pg 128 there are some pics of the new layout there.

    Hillsdrum. CONGRATS, time to go fishing.
    Yall have fun,
    Tony
  3. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Congratulations Hilldrum! Well done!

    Don, what on earth could make a shot gun cost $97,000!?

    Ralph
  4. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    I'm really not sure. I saw a piece on TV about two weeks ago where you would fly into Italy and get measured for your gun and they would taylor it to you liking and fit. They also had the finest engravers and used a lot of gold inlay. I've gone to trap meets where they had gun dealers selling trap guns in the $5000 range up to around $30,000, but never one for $97,000.:eek: It didn't look much different than the ones next to it that were in the $3,000 to 5,000 range, except it had a lot more engraving and probably the finest wood around.

    I think if I owned it, or even borrowed it, I would miss the target a lot, being about as nervous as I could be shooting the darn thing. Plus, the insurance, based on what I pay for my guns, would run almost $1600 a year for this one alone.:rolleyes: :rolleyes:
  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    My house cost $92,000. :)
  6. ezdays

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    That means if you sell your house, you'd have to come up with an extra $5,000 if you wanted that gun.:eek:

    I think it kinda ironic though. The shells I shoot run me about 20 cents each. Someone that buys that very expensive gun, still has to shoot 20 cent shells in it. And if I don't point it at the target just right, I miss. The same is true for this guy, so paying all that money doesn't get him one heck of a lot more than I got for a heck of a lot less.:mrgreen::mrgreen:
  7. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

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    hilldrum, one of my friends has a watch that works backwards, so he has to tell the time in an anti- clockwise way.

    What you gonna study?
  8. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Good morning.

    Today's Weather for:
    Sundown, LA 71446-6114 6/9/2007

    Sundown Fire Dept., Station 23

    Heat Index: 87°F
    Humidity: 83%
    Dew Point: 75°F

    So Far Today
    High: 81°F
    Low: 77°F
    Rain: 0.00"
    Rain Rate: 0.00"/h
    Gust: 6mph WSW

    Today High: 92 Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Light and variable winds.

    Tonight Low: 72 Decreasing clouds. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds.

    The breakfast bar is open.

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  9. Chief Eagles

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    Morning. Found out from a lady resident that all grocery stores in AZ have GRITS. Guess that makes AZ a SOUTHERN state.
    Off to the BPS. Have a great day.
  10. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Yeah, and go over and have breakfast at that Cracker Barrel where you are and you'll find that they served grits with just about everything. It's a tourist thing...:rolleyes::rolleyes:
  11. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    They way you tell is whether the Cracker Barrel automatically brings the grits or if they have to cook them after you ask for them. Or if they don't bring them even after you ask for them.
  12. Chief Eagles

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    Evening all. This three hours off from everyone else is nuts. Real early flight [MST] and middle of afternoon arrival to EDT. Non-stop so no changes. Enjoyed the desert and the birds. Later
  13. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    How about us guys that have a permanent three-hour difference? Well.... two hours in the winter months anyway.:rolleyes: :rolleyes: Yeah, but we get to enjoy the desert and the birds all year long, so it's worth it.:thumb: :thumb:
  14. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    The Cracker Barrel near my house closed last year. Reckon us Minnesotans didn't quite "get" grits. :)
  15. ezdays

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    I'm not that sure about the grits thing here. I think you can opt for either grits or potatoes. It's been a while since I was in a Cracker Barrel, or in any barrel for that matter...:rolleyes: :rolleyes:
  16. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    How about over a barrel? :)

    Actually I liked the Cracker Barrel for breakfast. They had a large menu with some pretty good items. I also appreciated the fact that this particular restaurant hired a young man with Down Syndrome to be one of the hosts who would take names and seat your party. He did a fine job. Since helping people with developmental disabilities find work in the community is part of my job I was pleased to see this fellow doing so well.
  17. Chief Eagles

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    Lucy, I'm home. Got in at 4:30 EDT. Ate my popcorn durning the Soprano's. Wife even watched it. She says they left it so they can run another series. Off to bed. Tired.
  18. hilldrum

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    Well,

    Now that I have the diploma, I'm just gettin' the time to slow down and type. I plan on going to a Comm. College here and get a 2 yr. Carpentry degree later in the spring semester to give me some extended time off. More than likely in the mean time I'll sign up as a volunteer at the North Carolina Tranportation Museum working under rail ops, maintnence, etc. According to the papers they can train you on-site, and I can actually become a certified engineer (Probably for a fee of course). And I'll kind-of play it by ear from there.

    --Hill
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    And one more thing...

    Since I have joined this here forum I have always wondered,
    Chief Eagles, where was that mugshot of yours taken at?

    --Hill
  20. thumsup

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    :cool: I just climbed out of the barrel, just in time to go to work :mrgreen:

    Joe
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