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by Johnny
20 Dec 2017, 16:25
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Furniture Design and Application
Replies: 4
Views: 921

Furniture Design and Application

as most of you know, I suffered quite a serious facial injury a few months ago. Recovery is going as well as can be expected. the numbness on the left side of the face is about 99% gone and the incision inside the upper lip is just now becoming painful. even though the damage was to the left side of...
by Johnny
19 Dec 2017, 13:52
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom is corroded
Replies: 25
Views: 2065

Transom is corroded

JohnnyKelly said: There are probably 30+ holes of different sizes and a giant hole about 1.5 ft. And I haven't even started sanding it down. whoooaaaaaa NELLY !! is that a typo ???? do you actually mean inches and not feet ?? an 18" hole is another issue all together !!! Like Dale suggests - find o...
by Johnny
18 Dec 2017, 00:26
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom is corroded
Replies: 25
Views: 2065

Transom is corroded

you are very welcome !! polyester resin and epoxy do not play well with aluminum. you will soon experience separation issues which invites corrosion (again). try to find a source for a good quality Zinc Chromate Primer for other areas of your construction. yes - the POR-15 is the wet-out agent and i...
by Johnny
17 Dec 2017, 22:56
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom is corroded
Replies: 25
Views: 2065

Transom is corroded

the object of the game is to remove all oxidation from the metal. bottom line is to prepare the metal to prevent ANY future exposure to air and moisture. first smooth it down mechanically with sanders, grinders, media blasting, etc. then with chemicals such as diluted muriatic acid in a spray bottle...
by Johnny
17 Dec 2017, 21:30
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom is corroded
Replies: 25
Views: 2065

Transom is corroded

Johnny - agreed; that really does look bad !!

have you ever used POR-15 rust encapsulator ?
there is a way of using POR-15 to keep what you have, beef it up a little,
and still get a few more years out of it without drastic surgical measures.
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by Johnny
16 Dec 2017, 15:36
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: "Blank Box" to keep thieves away from your porch
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

"Blank Box" to keep thieves away from your porch

my neighbor has a huge St. Bernard that lays poops the size of M18 Claymore land mines. maybe I should start saving a few of them expressly for the Porch Bandits ?? that would be HOOT to watch that one being opened. Porch Bandits are so bad in my area that the local Fire and Police departments are r...
by Johnny
16 Dec 2017, 15:20
Forum: Boat House
Topic: If a title was lost to a boat, how hard is it to obtain one?
Replies: 24
Views: 2432

If a title was lost to a boat, how hard is it to obtain one?

Who would I call to question? Texas Parks and wildlife Or Dmv?
50/50 chance to get the correct department on the first phone call.





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by Johnny
16 Dec 2017, 15:13
Forum: Short Stories and Humor
Topic: Hmmmmm
Replies: 4
Views: 1794

Hmmmmm

LOL it must not have been a big hit after all as I have never seen it before !! (( or - is that just a joke for the gullible )) ??? I have a backbone remover in my tackle box that is a simple 3/8" stainless steel tube sharpened on the inside of one end with a wood handle to remove the backbone from ...
by Johnny
16 Dec 2017, 09:49
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Chaotic Storage from Amazon.....and my workshop
Replies: 12
Views: 2266

Chaotic Storage from Amazon.....and my workshop

my wife now works for the Amazon Distribution Center in Central Florida and she is adding to the chaos daily LOL LOL. (but brings home a nice paycheck). when I had my 2500 sq.ft. sign shop, I had a person that was solely responsible to ensure all tools were put back in their designated places and to...
by Johnny
14 Dec 2017, 10:53
Forum: Recipes & Cooking
Topic: Trout Fillet
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

Trout Fillet

good job, Larry. with my broken jaw and other "stuff" still being an issue, I am eating a lot of baked fish in the oven with butter and lemon pepper with a sprinkle of a few herbs and spices. my current diet consists of baked or broiled fish with cheese grits, scrambled eggs with cheese grits, steam...
by Johnny
10 Dec 2017, 14:00
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: You are getting old
Replies: 97
Views: 14245

You are getting old

Firestick ???? Larry - get yourself an old B&W 90 pound TV, balance it on a rickety, wobbly metal TV tray, put a yard of aluminum foil on the rabbit ears and slap the fool out of it when it starts to get fuzzy and the sound drifts in and out....... 4 channels at the most. and early Saturday morning,...
by Johnny
08 Dec 2017, 09:53
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Cold weather fishing
Replies: 12
Views: 2366

Cold weather fishing

Gnappi said:
Cold weather? Is that the times of the year where you have to wear long sleeve shirts and long pants?

Gary - I remember last winter when it got so cold, I ALMOST had to put on shoes to go outside !!






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by Johnny
05 Dec 2017, 20:24
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: You are getting old
Replies: 97
Views: 14245

You are getting old

how about when a Silver Dollar was actually worth ONLY a DOLLAR !!
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by Johnny
04 Dec 2017, 18:48
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: You are getting old
Replies: 97
Views: 14245

You are getting old

wow - funny that you mention the phone !!! I am building a custom woodworking bench and just last week I mounted my family's very first dial type phone to the side (just for prosperity). yes, the number began with Olympic. To dial, you only used the first two letters and a number = OL6-XXXX . which ...
by Johnny
04 Dec 2017, 17:37
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: You are getting old
Replies: 97
Views: 14245

You are getting old

and when you graduated high school Class of 1966


and we could not afford to buy minnows. we used a seine net to catch our own.
and you could mail a first class letter from Florida to Alaska for $.03 (Three Cents).




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