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An Easter Celebration of Independence, Resourcefulness, and Hard Work

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by quads, Apr 4, 2010.

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  1. quads

    quads Minister of Fire

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    After changing a front wheel u-joint on Mrs. Quads' Jeep, then rotating the tires to unsuccessfully find the source of an odd vibration, I decided it was time to cut some wood!
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    Got my saw chain tangled in one of Grandpa's old fences.
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    And these are the hands that do it all!
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  2. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Looking good as always!
  3. hareball

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    Good stuff Quads! Some grease under the nails, some dirt and blood and I'm sure the palm side shows the years and years of hard work too. Way to go sir!
  4. Rustaholic

    Rustaholic New Member

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    If I had your woods I would be doing that.
    I don't so I have been bringing home free shipping pallets all week.
  5. ohio woodburner

    ohio woodburner Feeling the Heat

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    Quads, you holding that camera in your mouth again? :bug: Your a hard working man. Hope your Easter was good.
  6. quads

    quads Minister of Fire

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    Thanks! Hope all of you had a nice Easter too!

    I was wondering if someone would ask how I held the camera! I made a clamp/tripod out of an old spotting scope tripod, which I can clamp to tree branches or anything. I clamped it to one of the stakes on the side of my trailer, set the timer, and stuck my hands in front of the camera.
  7. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Getting good at making "fake blood" too
    or did the barbed wire get you?
    Looks like you're Digging for grubs, like a big ole bear :)

    Nice pics
  8. quads

    quads Minister of Fire

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    Ha! Nope, real blood. Happens everyday. The raspberries are thick, and full of thorns. I only wear gloves when my hands are cold.
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    billb3 Minister of Fire

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    Get back to the odd vibration at all ?
  10. wendell

    wendell Minister of Fire

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    "knuckle draggin maul swinger like the cavemen on the Geico ads"

    And now you just rip the rounds apart with your bare hands? I'm sure glad you seem like a nice guy!
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    that's what i was gonna say... Guess he got tired of that 6lb'er
  12. quads

    quads Minister of Fire

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    It still has it. I don't know. It's got me kind of stumped. Someone suggested a front hub bearing, but there was no play in the one I took off to change the joint, and that's the corner where it seems to be coming from. It didn't have it until after I put new tires on two months ago, and still has it after rotating them. So for now I'm just going to chalk it up to an old car and not worry about it until something falls off! It only does it around left-hand curves at highway speeds. It's like the hum that you would get from aggressive truck tires.
  13. quads

    quads Minister of Fire

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    Ya, ripping the wood apart with my bare hands is the preferred method. I only use the maul when my arthritis is acting up and I'm feeling weak. ;-)
  14. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Naw, you'd best stick to the maul quads. Leave the hands for the stacking.
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