no problem -- worked with truckers out west, then the sewer crew i calgary i
affectionally nicknamed the shit-disturbers which stuck <BFMFG> and married
a mechanic, lived with an wreckers parts mgr. common-law, love real-men
hands, drink beer, etc. you get the point
p.s. i had thought i had made a coment about eating the rabbits so they
can't talk, skinning the fur and making a bunny outfit for feb 14 for the
missus -- could keep the warm fury rabbits on the cheeks with pins until he
sits on them <grn> -- heard of a recipe called pressed duck? remember a
joke about scots and velcro to keep the sheep in the welly boots.. yes i can
say that Easson is scottish and also 1/2 irish
I know the type. I've been a heavy equipment mechanic, truck driver, sewage
technician ( Roto Rooter and for a city but found both jobs just a little
bit too crappy), Sergeant in a dump truck platoon, taxicab driver, janitor,
small engine mechanic, instructor for the handicapped, carpenter,
stonemason, millwright, physcal plant maintenance manager, artist and
Heck, you're not as confused as I am . . .Scottish, moved during an invasion
by the Brits to Ireland, moved back after the invasion and have ancestry in
both countries . . . .
We haven't quite figured out why Denny wears the bunny suit so much, but
we're also not sure we want to know . . . .
cool -- but scotts do still have a distinct society, and both are known for
their stubbornness, tempers (and drinking), and most scotts and irish are
proud of these reputations!
p.s. Denny collects bunnys -- all kinds ;-) a hobby sort of... gotta guess
but sounds good anyway
so true -- lots of engineering in our family but i think i got the thrift
side which is also very good
in 2002 i bought (now sold) a place with 27000 sq ft property in downtown
hull needing gutting, tearing off attached outbuildings, roof repair,
crawlspace and wall insulating, windows, siding, gutters, trenching and
landfill, new stairs, plumbing, electrrical complete rewiring, joists in the
bathroom, etc, etc -- 3 well packed 40 foot dumpsters later -- and a friend
asked me if i was redecorating -- i replied that redecorating implies that
at some point it was decorated!
scotts are also known for sexy legs ;-) -- the men anyway
and bravery (irish too)
i used to play a bit of bagpipes years ago
you never know -- once when my dad asked my mom what she'd like for her
birthday, she replied with some thought, "someone to cook, clean --
lightbulb went on -- a wife!" dad said that would be ok with him too ;-)
oh well, maybe he can give her a bunny outfit for valentines <grn>
I know you'll find this hard to believe, but last summer I saw a big ol'
Goldwing with a old 8' Scamper camping trailer on back.
Yeah, it had CA plates on the trailer . . . . .I had to look. I guess they
figured if it would hook to the ball, it could tow it. . . . . .Next year
they're gonna put 5th wheel hitches on them????
If you've ever rode bikes, imagine that contraption in a crosswind . . . . .
might keep it on the road... I've been on some high passes in cross winds where
you're leaning over so far, you wonder if you'll fall over if the wind stops..
Please remove splinters before emailing
Yep, BTDT. I had a 66 Honda CB-160 back when I hardly cast a shadow that I
rode down to a barbershop in a small town in IN about every week (he still
charged only $0.75 / haircut) and cross winds could make the pegs kiss the
pavement at times. It was a good thing that bike was such a good handling
machine or I could have been on my but many a time.
IIRC, _kid_, the CB-160 was a one year deal and I've heard rumors that a
mint bike now goes for around $12K. Mine was far from mint.
The next year they re-worked the head design, fired the cylinders like a
Triumph (180 crank pins. The 160 had a 360 degree crank, the pistons moved
together, and fired the cylinders alternately . . .very smooth). It came in
the sport (CB) and trail (CT) styles, but the engine was too peaky)
The 305 Dream and Super Sport came out in 65, iirc.
My last Honda was a 72 CB-450. A good bike, but I decided to fulfill the
dream of owning a Cushman so I sold it.
Interesting concept. It could work in fair weather areas as long as the car
can drive up onto the carrier as it did in the demo. Oh, the car can drive?
I didn't see a winch at work, did I miss something?
As I understood the video, they use 12 V battery powered hydraulics to lift
the wheels so a hydraulic motor could run a winch.
IIRC, there are very few tow trucks that use mechanical winches these days
anyways, so the technology is available.
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