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Old 12-10-2018, 09:46 AM   #101
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Neighbor/friend's 14 yo kid come over and borrows the 416 CAT

I go by later for S&G. There he is: grabs a chunk of wood with the backhoe bucket, maneuvers it to the outrigger, then pressures down with one of the teeth on the bucket.

BOOM ! NEXT!

Kids are effin' smart.
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Now that's an expensive log splitter.
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And really slow....
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And really slow....
nope not slow.
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Natural gas


I can heat my house for 10 years with what one of them fancy log splitter things cost and all I have to do is walk over to the little box hanging on the wall and touch it.


No getting wet, dirty, bitten or broken.
only natural gas available around here is after a good chili dinner...
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only natural gas available around here is after a good chili dinner...
there's gas in klamath
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Up in Eugene they have decided to start regulating natural gas out of the city infrastructure. They want to have no new homes built that use natural gas. They say it is for the environment. Not sure what they want to use for heat. They also hate wood and electricity.

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Up in Eugene they have decided to start regulating natural gas out of the city infrastructure. They want to have no new homes built that use natural gas. They say it is for the environment. Not sure what they want to use for heat. They also hate wood and electricity.

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oregon seems to be pushing the "net zero" thing....

solar, super insulation & mini splits are very popular with the energy trust guys.
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To me it only makes sense to push out natural gas if you have clean electricity to replace it.

Up in Ontario we have clean power (mostly hydro and nuclear), but it would cost you an arm and a d*** to heat even a small dwelling with it.

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So coal and fuel oil left.

Cool.
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To me it only makes sense to push out natural gas if you have clean electricity to replace it.

Up in Ontario we have clean power (mostly hydro and nuclear), but it would cost you an arm and a d*** to heat even a small dwelling with it.

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Doesn't matter the cost....to some.....
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No coal around here and fuel oil is not uncommon, but mainly in older homes. This has always been a mainly electric or gas area. They even push no burn days for wood stoves.

I've been looking at a pellet or kerosene monitor type heater. No restrictions in most areas. Eugene is full of loons.

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With all this new-found fire wood, I've been looking at small woodstoves for the den.

The house is heating oil and dual zones.

It wouldn't take much wood to keep this den warm.

Plus...nothing like a warm fire.
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Doesn't matter the cost....to some.....
It's a big issue in the news in my area every year... There's one part of the city that they can't run nat gas into, so the houses all heat with electricity.

Then they have the homeowners holding up $1200 electricity bills for the cameras, demanding that the government do something to fix it for them, when people have known for decades that there will never be gas connections made.

I feel bad for them, but I mean even brief research or asking a couple neighbours before buying would make it clear why that part of the city has houses with low prices...

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I've tried many different types. I've come to the conclusion that honey crisp is my favorite type of apple. This last batch I bought are absolutely perfect. Size of a baseball.


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my favorite apple also...

although to be able to go to my orchard and just pick an apple & eat it...

no pesticide/insecticide...

dam they are good, golden color, don't recall the type, crisp & juicy

ps- planted 3 honey crisp tree this year that the deer absolutely loved....may have to plant again...
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