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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by pacerpilot » Thu Aug 06, 2015 7:42 am

I scored a new coffee press at the thrift store. Been getting by on instant the bear trashed my camp at Mammoth Lakes. The only lasting damage was a broken coffee pot. The Airport page is open now so I can complete the registration !!!!

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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by caffeineslinger » Thu Aug 06, 2015 10:07 am

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caffeineslinger wrote:It took me more than one day but I finished repairing, patching, and sealing my RV roof. So happy.
I've spent the last few evenings recaulking all the seams on my camper... such glamorous work huh.
But it'll be worth it to have it on the playa where it seems like a palace!
Oh it was a drag. But so worth it and cooler. It won't stay this clean and white though.
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by Ratty » Fri Aug 07, 2015 10:35 am

I haven't finished one darn thing in days but I've started 10 things. Arraaaahhh.
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by melodiousdirge » Fri Aug 07, 2015 10:40 am

Have reached the degree of frantic disorganization wherein I'm ordering whatever comes to mind just to be sure I get it in time (half of which I'm almost certain I either already have, or won't use).

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Post by tamarakay » Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:06 am

At this point I'm re packing and resorting things that are already packed. Unemployment sure helps reduce the prep time crazies. I just need the uhaul here to load it up so I stop tripping over everything.
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Post by FIGJAM » Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:06 am

Steaks for the M&G!!! 8)
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Post by Zubeneschamali » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:22 pm

Received a roll of window reflective bubble insulation when I got home last night and pulled out the shears, tape & square, and a bottle of zin. All windows are covered, however the last one is not plumb. Turns out the wine was 14.5%......

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Post by Savannah » Fri Aug 07, 2015 2:07 pm

Ratty wrote:I haven't finished one darn thing in days but I've started 10 things. Arraaaahhh.
You and me both! :D
Zubeneschamali wrote:Received a roll of window reflective bubble insulation when I got home last night and pulled out the shears, tape & square, and a bottle of zin. All windows are covered, however the last one is not plumb. Turns out the wine was 14.5%......
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Post by unjonharley » Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:56 pm

tamarakay wrote:At this point I'm re packing and resorting things that are already packed.
Your doing what is called "polishing the turd" You can't improve the turd..
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Post by Savannah » Sat Aug 08, 2015 6:38 pm

The shopping is (almost) over, so I'm beginning my packing today!

My living room looks most unfortunate. :D
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Post by mooserider » Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:18 pm

Savannah wrote:The shopping is (almost) over, so I'm beginning my packing today!

My living room looks most unfortunate. :D
But can you still see your living room? Mine is starting to disappear under the piles of stuff arriving at the last minute, because the noble steed hasn't been cleaned from the last trip yet (before I bury the dirt under the loads of supplies). I'll be so glad when I get the cleaning done and can start schlepping supplies into my transportation.

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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by Savannah » Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:48 pm

apavlin wrote:
Savannah wrote:The shopping is (almost) over, so I'm beginning my packing today!

My living room looks most unfortunate. :D
But can you still see your living room? Mine is starting to disappear under the piles of stuff arriving at the last minute, because the noble steed hasn't been cleaned from the last trip yet (before I bury the dirt under the loads of supplies). I'll be so glad when I get the cleaning done and can start schlepping supplies into my transportation.
Define "seeing" my living room. :lol:
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Post by Oldguy » Sun Aug 09, 2015 2:36 am

Plastic is on the pickup rear window.

Battery charged for golf cart. Spent the day joy riding on public streets, blowing all the carbon out of the carburetor.

Discovered someone swiped my 2 five gallon gas cans. Grrrr. :x
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Post by Jovankat » Sun Aug 09, 2015 10:19 am

I've started packing! There are plastic totes all over our apartment, it's getting a bit silly. Some of them will go into storage in Reno next weekend though.

I also went through my pack list and ordered anything I was missing from Amazon/made a Walgreens list.

My Kodiak arrived, along with the camp's sound system and a UV cannon. :mrgreen:

I've got most of our non-perishable food purchased and packed.

I've organised the baking of a pavlova for 'Straya Day (thanks Black Rock Bakery!) :mrgreen:

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Post by Meat Hunter » Sun Aug 09, 2015 1:13 pm

Last year, I brought to the playa four (4) packages of bacon that I had cooked and vacuum packed at home. Since I will be on the road and on the playa for the better part of three (3) weeks this year, I thought that might be a bit long for the bacon to be thawed and in my ice chest.

On Friday, I received my order of three (3) tins of pre-cooked shelf-stable bacon. Before I bring the bacon to the playa, I wanted to see if it was any good. For breakfast Saturday morning and for dinner Saturday night; I tried the bacon with blueberry pan cakes for breakfast and made bacon & tomato sandwiches for dinner.

Yup. For all intents and purposes, the pre-cooked and canned bacon was as good as freshly cooked bacon. I did not count how many slices there were in a can, but there had to be more than 30 slices. The bacon was wrapped over a piece of waxed paper and rolled into a log. The only problem (if you can call it a problem) is that once the bacon is removed from the tin, it has to be refrigerated.

Also arriving Friday was three (3) quarts of shelf-stable whole milk and two (2) quarts of shelf-stable chocolate milk, one tin of shelf-stable butter, one tin of shelf-stable cheese and four (4) tins of shelf-stable bread. Except for the bread, I have tried all these before and they were all good so there was no need to open them for testing.

I like "heavy" bread, so I opened a tin of the bread for a test and it did not disappoint. Interesting how one removes the bread from the tin. One opens both ends of the tin and the round loaf of bread pushes right out. Since it is a "heavy' bread, the round loaf was easy to slice and quite delicious when the slices were warmed and slathered with butter and lime marmalade.

For several dinners on the playa this year, I intend to make bacon & tomato sandwiches. Instead of bringing a jar of mayonnaise, I went by a local fast food restaurant for lunch today and as I was leaving, I made a pass by the condiment counter and loaded a pocket with little single service packet of mayonnaise. And yes, I did ask if I could have a hand full and offered to pay for them, "Take all you want". And so I did; I loaded my other pocket full -- also.
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by Ratty » Sun Aug 09, 2015 3:48 pm

So what time is lunch my good ol friend, (that has bacon and bread)?
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Post by danibel » Sun Aug 09, 2015 3:58 pm

I ordered two wig caps and some extra string lights. I have been procrastinating a lot on replacing my bike chain on my cruiser. I have now moved the cruiser into the garage where it can be worked on in the shade.

I have had BMIR on for the last couple days. It's interesting to relive last year's event through the radio. I have the BMIR app on my phone and I stream it in my car while driving around. My boyfriend thinks I am over obsessed, but I can't help it. Is there a treatment program for this yet? Burners Anonymous? Jeezus.
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Post by FIGJAM » Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:06 pm

There IS a 12 step program.

Here are your matches for the first step! 8)
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Post by Lonesomebri » Mon Aug 10, 2015 11:53 pm

Made some flags tonight with curtains and fabric paint to place in front of camp .
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Post by FIGJAM » Tue Aug 11, 2015 8:15 pm

Got rid of the last of the tickets and VPs!!! 8)
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Post by BoyScoutGirl » Tue Aug 11, 2015 8:44 pm

Apparently my days off aren't as secure as I thought they were. So, stress levels now peaking.
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Post by Lonesomebri » Wed Aug 12, 2015 10:01 am

Brought the frame of my chariot over to Dr. Helix when I went to glue pennies on the giant goose last night. Asked him to put a shelf under the seat to hold a small ice chest and a tube on the side of the seat to hold an umbrella handle (I usually use rope, duct tape, solid gauge electric wire, faith and spit for all my fixin's and repairs). Bam, dude asks me what I really want and does it. I am so used to dealing with myself; what do I want, what can I really do, how will I screw this up, what do I settle on.... It is so humbling to see professional people bring that to the table. And by the look in their eyes when they saw my baby and I explained my vision to them, I know the feelings are mutual. Today I use the chrome spray paint to shine the chariot up and figure out if I can use a coffee can as a cup holder.
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Post by Canoe » Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:42 pm

Meat Hunter wrote:... once the bacon is removed from the tin, it has to be refrigerated.
Or eaten.
Problem solved.
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Post by melodiousdirge » Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:04 pm

My one item for the day was looking at the calendar and narrowly avoiding shitting directly into my pants.
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Post by Savannah » Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:33 pm

melodiousdirge wrote:My one item for the day was looking at the calendar and narrowly avoiding shitting directly into my pants.
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:lol:

You and me both. I leave exactly two weeks from today. :shock:
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Post by dragonpilot » Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:45 pm

Savannah wrote:
melodiousdirge wrote:My one item for the day was looking at the calendar and narrowly avoiding shitting directly into my pants.
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:lol:

You and me both. I leave exactly two weeks from today. :shock:
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Post by Savannah » Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:55 pm

dragonpilot wrote:
Savannah wrote:
melodiousdirge wrote:My one item for the day was looking at the calendar and narrowly avoiding shitting directly into my pants.
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:lol:

You and me both. I leave exactly two weeks from today. :shock:
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Post by danibel » Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:16 pm

I ordered and paid for four new tires for my van. The ones that are on it now are at least ten years old and some have cracks in the rubber. Though it was expensive, it's the price I needed to pay for peace of mind. They get installed on Saturday. Tomorrow night I drop the van off at another mechanic for a AC look see. It's blowing warm and we can't have that. Fingers crossed it's not a major part to replace.

I picked up two new rolls of single ply TP yesterday. I think I have lots, but it's always to good to have more!!
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Post by spacetime » Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:58 pm

One time I "fixed" my AC by simply checking and replacing my car's radiator coolant level. Needless to say I wasn't maintaining the car well enough. I hope it is something simple for you.

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Wed Aug 12, 2015 10:21 pm

Right with you Danibel. Six new tires on the dually, four new rolls of RV-type toilet paper, and my A/C works but it's not as cold as it's supposed to be, might go get it recharged before we head out.
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