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Forum: The Mud Box 08-22-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By jvcstone
calling the police makes every situation worse. ...

calling the police makes every situation worse. I find 5 gold bars, I'm going to be very quiet about it.

JVC
Forum: The Mud Box 08-19-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,308
Posted By jvcstone
House mate at one time had a copy of a book...

House mate at one time had a copy of a book called "excessive rainfall in Texas"

Government publication at some level, and put out back in the 20'S (???) if I recall correctly. Described and...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-18-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,308
Posted By jvcstone
I think Davy is talking about one of those rains...

I think Davy is talking about one of those rains where you draw a 30 inch circle on the ground, and chances are pretty good a rain drop will hit inside it.

I've been seeing way too many of those....
Forum: The Mud Box 08-15-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,308
Posted By jvcstone
Davy--I thought at first it was because the...

Davy--I thought at first it was because the precinct I'm in was dry:scratch: They just recently voted wet--maybe that's why we got what we did.

JVC
Forum: The Mud Box 08-14-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,308
Posted By jvcstone
Speak for yourself there, Davy. I've managed to...

Speak for yourself there, Davy. I've managed to get 2 inches since last friday, and that brings me right up to 10 for the year so far. Have lost pecan and fruit trees, grapevines,blueberry and bush...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-07-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By jvcstone
yea, some geologists have been kicking that...

yea, some geologists have been kicking that around for a while now, but so far, the committee that is in charge of nomenclature hasn't done so. Really requires changes in some significant...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-30-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By jvcstone
check this link--it may have what you need: ...

check this link--it may have what you need:
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-29-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By jvcstone
you need a gang saw, a wire saw, narrow belt, or...

you need a gang saw, a wire saw, narrow belt, or a rotating blade finish--each is pretty obvious although some of the newer narrow belt saws can produce a surface that is to exact dimension...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-04-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By jvcstone
Any Idea as to why such a large crack formed in...

Any Idea as to why such a large crack formed in the first place, Dan????

Does it open up and close again depending on weather conditions???

Reason I ask, is that here in Texas (some parts...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-27-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,213
Posted By jvcstone
well JB, I've never claimed to be "natural born",...

well JB, I've never claimed to be "natural born", but 2 of the ex's and all 4 of the kids are. Feel like I've been "naturalized" anyway:gerg: I'm one of those who still tell folks that even if I...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-26-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,213
Posted By jvcstone
Waco was my first Texas home--came down here from...

Waco was my first Texas home--came down here from Philly as a 17 year old to go to school, and never found a reason to leave. Trip "home" Christmas time of 1970 reminded me just how miserable those...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-17-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By jvcstone
read that new technology and new materials were...

read that new technology and new materials were used in that Florida bridge that just collapsed---ummm, just wondering

JVC
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-14-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By jvcstone
well I've not cut much tile, but have cut a ton...

well I've not cut much tile, but have cut a ton of stone. Always used a hard lead pencil--10H when it was available, 9H these days. Stone ( limestone, marble and other soft stone) won't suck up...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-06-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,723
Views: 491,193
Posted By jvcstone
70 --think it was the latest AARP mag that had a...

70 --think it was the latest AARP mag that had a feature on him.

JVC
Forum: The Mud Box 10-31-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By jvcstone
that's a little too far to go see a ball...

that's a little too far to go see a ball game:goodluck:

Read a little about them (MLB) using a "hot" ball this year explaining so many home runs during the season. That makes the game more...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-29-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,378
Posted By jvcstone
Back in the mid-late 60's when I35 was a new...

Back in the mid-late 60's when I35 was a new thing, traveling from Dallas to San Antonio was a trip through the countryside interrupted by the occasional town/city. Today, it has virtually...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-10-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By jvcstone
future is now??

Saw this little tidbit:

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-10/home-depot-panicked-over-millennials-forced-host-tutorials-using-tape-measures-hamme

Knew that the quality of public education...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-04-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By jvcstone
had a similar situation in the cabin that came...

had a similar situation in the cabin that came with the property I bought. seems to me the self leveling compound approach is a bunch simpler.:yeah:

JVC
Forum: The Mud Box 08-31-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,371
Posted By jvcstone
haven't noticed any lines or lack of gas around...

haven't noticed any lines or lack of gas around here (Brownwood area). However, son-in-law tells me several stations in the Lampassas area are out of gas.

Bodie is right--human nature to...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-28-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,308
Posted By jvcstone
managed to get a bit more than 3 tenths here on...

managed to get a bit more than 3 tenths here on the ranch--higher readings elsewhere in the area, but I doubt anyone got more than an inch. Next time, you all don't be so stingy:stick:
JVC
Forum: The Mud Box 08-25-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,308
Posted By jvcstone
hope all you guys down along the Texas coast stay...

hope all you guys down along the Texas coast stay safe--but please let some of that rain come up my way.

JVC
Forum: The Mud Box 08-16-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,478
Posted By jvcstone
me too, if I should live that long--that eclipse...

me too, if I should live that long--that eclipse is coming right over Texas too.

JVC
Forum: The Mud Box 07-08-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,365
Posted By jvcstone
try not to let myself get into such situations...

try not to let myself get into such situations mostly by staying aware and alert to what's happening around me.

JVC
Forum: The Mud Box 06-23-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,308
Posted By jvcstone
accuweather has been telling me for the past...

accuweather has been telling me for the past 24hours or so that I'm currently enjoying a light rain
hasn't been a cloud in the sky the entire time
it will probably, be different tomorrow:calm:
...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-03-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,308
Posted By jvcstone
Ran at last--Momma nature finally put the target...

Ran at last--Momma nature finally put the target over my neighborhood. 4.6 inches gave everything a good soaking, and filled my stock tank and catchment pond to the brim. Fortunately, the rain was...
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