2015 one item a day for BM list..

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

Post by EmilyD » Sat Jul 25, 2015 1:22 am

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

Post by Captain Goddammit » Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:45 am

I've been working hard for months now... that's part of why I enjoy the years I go to Hawaii instead.
Today's agenda, pull the big flatbed trailer over to the shop, yank the wheels off it and look at/fix all the brakes. Then start cutting and modifying the right rear corner of my camper so it will fit my newer truck. For some stupid reason, Ford Chevy and Dodge all narrowed up their truck tailgate width in the '90s. Everything else about the new ones is bigger, better, more. Except what physically fits into them!!

OK that's two things.
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Post by FIGJAM » Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:08 am

Yup, the top of the bed is narrower.

I had to redesign my cactus rack to fit the 97"!!! :roll:
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Post by Captain Goddammit » Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:23 pm

The tail gates on all American pickups used to be 65" wide. Now they are about 60".
It's one of the reasons I put off getting a newer truck as long as I could.
All the computer bullshit is the other reason.
But I am enjoying the fancy interior and gobs of Cummins torque!
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Post by tamarakay » Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:16 pm

Sorting sorting sorting. Trying to reduce reduce reduce. Lights tested and replaced as necessary. Confirmed daughter will be staying at my house while we are gone so jake doesn't have to go to a kennel.
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Post by danibel » Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:12 pm

Finished my first day of work at my new job. Between the time when they told me they were going to hire me, and me actually signing the contract, I told them I need some time off. I only took 4 days as it's unpaid, BUT I get to go to Burning Man! I am taking a memorial for my dad to temple so staying till Monday was more important than arriving early.

I am happy to report I think I will be happy here for a while! So glad to not have to commute over 17! Also made an appointment for my van to get smogged so I can register it before the 29th of August...
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Post by Oldguy » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:22 pm

Shopping for a pickup rear window today. Minor problem.
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Post by Sic Pup » Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:24 pm

I set up the skeleton of my MH and the new tent under it. It fits fine, tomorrow I'll dig out the tarps and see if the shade flap will suffice or whether I need to add ribs to do a double long.

Determined the cross bars off the Subaru will not fit on the Jetta roof rack. With that known I'll have to either figure out a way to get the bike up there without or ask my neighbor the mechanic to see if he can scrounge up a set at his junk yard connections.

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Post by Roundabout » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:23 am

I finished making my cooler cozie out of Reflectix. I hope it makes a difference!
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Post by sadie » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:30 am

Roundabout.. It will make a difference! I covered my coolers with reflectix last year and it worked great.
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Post by Ratty » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:30 am

Now THAT is great. It will make a difference and be sure to raise it off the hot ground.
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Post by AntiM » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:51 am

Larry ordered a topper for the pickup.

I now have to go to Burning Man forever to make our investment in infrastructure and transportation pay off.

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Post by Patsh » Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:28 am

It really does help!

I did this to one cooler, for drink-ice...
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It has worked wonders for keeping ice longer...
And the scoop and ice-breaker help keep dusty hands off the ice.
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(dang.. preview shows 2 of the first pic... can't figure out how to get rid of one without losing them both... sorry...)
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Post by AntiM » Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:38 pm

"Ice-breaker". Ha.

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Post by TT120 » Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:47 pm

That "ice breaker" looks like, ummmm, uhhhh, something else.
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Re: 2015 one item a day for BM list..

Post by Savannah » Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:12 pm

Sunscreen, smoked salmon, canned foods.
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Post by tamarakay » Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:58 pm

New tent, put it up, sealed leaky areas.
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Post by motskyroonmatick » Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:03 pm

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This will be my playa rig for 2016. Now I have to figure out how to get it from Oklahoma to here! :D Might be time for a road trip.

Cant figure out how to get the whole thing in the picture but you can click on it.
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Post by lucky420 » Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:06 pm

Fantastic ride!
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Post by motskyroonmatick » Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:21 pm

Thanks!!! It has lots of capability.....and horrible fuel economy. It is my ultimate dream vehicle and I have looked for an opportunity like this for years. :D
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Post by Patsh » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:04 pm

TT120 wrote:That "ice breaker" looks like, ummmm, uhhhh, something else.
Well, it actually was supposedly a hand-held lemon/lime juicer, but it doesn't work for that very well.
When the ice bits sit a while they tend to freeze together, making the ladle ineffective, so it's now an official Ice Breaker, and works perfectly for that!

I've used this setup 3 or 4 times... it's Perfect! :mrgreen:
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Post by Meat Hunter » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:40 pm

Happiness is checking off the last item on your "To-Do" list.

Today was the day -- "Happy Dance" time.

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Post by ChicoTerri » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:57 pm

Finished stitching and gluing the last of the rainbow spangles on my bra....bought baby wipes and more sunscreen...sealed a dust leak in an RV cabinet.

Little piles of stuff are occurring everywhere...all the things!

I've done two month camping trips on remote Baja beaches that needed less prep...
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Post by BoyScoutGirl » Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:43 pm

Terri, for many of us, the preparation is half the fun!

Though, I did just drop over $200 web shopping. About half of that was in LEDs in one form or another :shock:
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Post by Ratty » Fri Jul 31, 2015 9:01 pm

Located my black bus tray and fitted a mesh lid on it. Tied fresh strips of cotton to wick away the water. Pond done. Last year I had my outfits packaged in June. I've yet to look in that room. :|
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Post by MikeGyver » Fri Jul 31, 2015 9:12 pm

You all are finishing your prep and the vehicle I'm driving is still in pieces. Good news is the engine should be together tomorrow.
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Post by danibel » Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:11 pm

Ratty wrote:Located my black bus tray and fitted a mesh lid on it. Tied fresh strips of cotton to wick away the water. Pond done. Last year I had my outfits packaged in June. I've yet to look in that room. :|

Tomorrow is August, you better get a crack on! ;)


I didn't do anything for the last few days. My new job has had me TIRED when I get home. I do plan on going through clothes tomorrow and packing costumes. Also got to look at the bike. I want to do a pvc flag pole thing. Need to research how to get it on the back tire thingie. Light up would be fab!
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Post by Ratty » Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:44 pm

Now you made me laugh.
Need to research how to get it on the back tire thingie. Light up would be fab!
I would just roll my bike into Ace hardware and say, "Excuse me. Could someone help me put a PVC, light-up pole on my back tire thingy"? Of course a clown costume might help. Works for me.

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Post by Lonesomebri » Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:47 pm

One item a day.
My tent came in the mail today.
I look over this thread before posting and feel so so small.
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Post by Ratty » Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:48 pm

Your postman already used that thing on this thread. What did you do today?
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