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miamizsun

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Posted: May 16, 2022 - 9:37am

 Lazy8 wrote:

Fed the horse, got the homemade water-cooled TIG torch setup working finally and welded a new handle on the 5" valve, then built 2 gate keepers for the pivot gates, rehung a gate to match and re-strung the electric fence to clear, walked the dogs and started the barbecue. And a beer.



sounds like a pretty good day
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Posted: May 16, 2022 - 7:54am

 Steely_D wrote:
 miamizsun wrote:

other half asked me to tackle cable management
intra-wall
two rooms
came out good


I really get off on doing that sort of stuff, running cables. Every once in a while, as tech changes, I find myself offloading unnecessary equipment and piling HDMI/ethernet/USB cables all in a pile. Got so many now it's pathetic.
Wish I knew how to tell what HMDI cable has what kinda capabilities, though.
 
hdmi cables?
two tele setups
removed five extra hdmi cables and two bluray players
will store one cable and one bluray player for retro situations

donated tons of dvds and books to the library and sent my cd collection to my son to glean and keep what he wants
simplifying my life...now if i can get my other half to buy in

edit: i did rip a lot of those cds and kept the music locally and a bunch in the cloud/ether

edit edit: i used these 8ft super slim metal braided cables from sanus, really easy to pull
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Posted: May 16, 2022 - 6:42am

being sad because I binged on my peach popsicles and don't have any for breakfast...
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Posted: May 16, 2022 - 6:07am

 kurtster wrote:

I've got to do some serious work on this.  It is that time of the year to take the towers out to the front porch and blast them with canned air.  That's the easy part, hooking them back up is the bitch.  Not that I don't know what goes where, its just that presently everything is buried under one year's accumulation of stuff on top of them that has to be dealt with, too ...
 
love the archeology...
kurtster

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Posted: May 15, 2022 - 9:08pm

 Steely_D wrote:
 miamizsun wrote:

other half asked me to tackle cable management
intra-wall
two rooms
came out good

I really get off on doing that sort of stuff, running cables. Every once in a while, as tech changes, I find myself offloading unnecessary equipment and piling HDMI/ethernet/USB cables all in a pile. Got so many now it's pathetic.
Wish I knew how to tell what HMDI cable has what kinda capabilities, though.
 
I've got to do some serious work on this.  It is that time of the year to take the towers out to the front porch and blast them with canned air.  That's the easy part, hooking them back up is the bitch.  Not that I don't know what goes where, its just that presently everything is buried under one year's accumulation of stuff on top of them that has to be dealt with, too ...
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Posted: May 15, 2022 - 7:28pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
 kurtster wrote:

Cleaned up the music puter somewhat.  Did some a lot of consolidation and deleted about 500 gigs of music and meta data files, mostly one at a time ...

Now you have more room to add more stuff!
 
7 + terabytes overall.  My primary vinyl ripping partition is 1.25 TB and it was down to 3.2 GB.  Now it is back up to about 40 GB for now.

Have a 2 TB Western Digital Black HDD sitting to swap out with a 1 TB and pick up another full TB.  Living dangerously as at least 2 of the 5 existing drives are over 10 years old now.

WD Black or nothing ...

Did have to make room for new arrivals this month.

Country Life and Stranded from a preorder I forgot about showed up Saturday.

A week ago I picked up Brewer / Shipley ~ Weeds which has Witchie Tai To on it.  BOC's first and a clean copy of Cheap Thrills.

Sometime next week Porcupine Tree's new set comes.  I've got 2  box sets on 45 RPM and a standard 33 1/3 black vinyl copy coming.  I expect to make some money on the 45's down the road after they are sold out.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: May 15, 2022 - 7:00pm

 Steely_D wrote:


I really get off on doing that sort of stuff, running cables. Every once in a while, as tech changes, I find myself offloading unnecessary equipment and piling HDMI/ethernet/USB cables all in a pile. Got so many now it's pathetic.
Wish I knew how to tell what HMDI cable has what kinda capabilities, though.
It won't go the distance.


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: May 15, 2022 - 6:59pm

 kurtster wrote:

Cleaned up the music puter somewhat. 

Did some a lot of consolidation and deleted about 500 gigs of music and meta data files, mostly one at a time ...

Now you have more room to add more stuff!


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: May 15, 2022 - 6:58pm

 Lazy8 wrote:

Fed the horse, got the homemade water-cooled TIG torch setup working finally and welded a new handle on the 5" valve, then built 2 gate keepers for the pivot gates, rehung a gate to match and re-strung the electric fence to clear, walked the dogs and started the barbecue. And a beer.

Pretty Much Your Standard Ranch Stash





Lazy8

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Posted: May 15, 2022 - 6:37pm

Fed the horse, got the homemade water-cooled TIG torch setup working finally and welded a new handle on the 5" valve, then built 2 gate keepers for the pivot gates, rehung a gate to match and re-strung the electric fence to clear, walked the dogs and started the barbecue. And a beer.
Steely_D

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Gender: Male


Posted: May 15, 2022 - 5:16pm

 miamizsun wrote:

other half asked me to tackle cable management
intra-wall
two rooms
came out good



I really get off on doing that sort of stuff, running cables. Every once in a while, as tech changes, I find myself offloading unnecessary equipment and piling HDMI/ethernet/USB cables all in a pile. Got so many now it's pathetic.
Wish I knew how to tell what HMDI cable has what kinda capabilities, though.
kurtster

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Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: May 15, 2022 - 4:08pm

Cleaned up the music puter somewhat. 

Did some a lot of consolidation and deleted about 500 gigs of music and meta data files, mostly one at a time ...
miamizsun

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Gender: Male


Posted: May 15, 2022 - 3:38pm

other half asked me to tackle cable management
intra-wall
two rooms
came out good

GeneP59

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Location: On the edge of tomorrow looking back at yesterday.
Gender: Male


Posted: May 7, 2022 - 4:21pm

 whatshisname wrote:

Weather wise it was just the most heavenly of days for us. So headed out into the garden with our babies ( our two dogies) and just messed around really doing nothing other than to be with each other. Yottie has heart probs and our vet says she has not very long to go so we just went for it with heaps of her favorite naughty food n lots of cuddles.

 

miamizsun

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Gender: Male


Posted: May 7, 2022 - 9:51am

 whatshisname wrote:

Weather wise it was just the most heavenly of days for us. So headed out into the garden with our babies ( our two dogies) and just messed around really doing nothing other than to be with each other. Yottie has heart probs and our vet says she has not very long to go so we just went for it with heaps of her favorite naughty food n lots of cuddles.



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Posted: May 7, 2022 - 9:00am

 whatshisname wrote:

Weather wise it was just the most heavenly of days for us. So headed out into the garden with our babies ( our two dogies) and just messed around really doing nothing other than to be with each other. Yottie has heart probs and our vet says she has not very long to go so we just went for it with heaps of her favorite naughty food n lots of cuddles.
 
{#Meditate}
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Posted: May 7, 2022 - 1:57am


Weather wise it was just the most heavenly of days for us. So headed out into the garden with our babies ( our two doggies) and just messed around really doing nothing other than to be with each other. Yottie has heart probs and our vet says she has not very long to go so we just went for it with heaps of her favorite naughty food n lots of cuddles.

GeneP59

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Gender: Male


Posted: May 6, 2022 - 3:24pm


 Red_Dragon wrote:


I hear you; stairs are becoming my most dreaded enemies.
When I was young I could run you into the ground, but because of the past 2 years of not going out much and doing very little has contributed to my muscle loss. When I was young I would bike everywhere, play hockey for hours on end or play basketball from early morning to when the sun went down. I could flex my thigh muscles  and split my jeans too.  

Guess that’s why my knees are now getting kind of wonky.  

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: May 5, 2022 - 9:02pm

 Bill_J wrote:


Getting old is the best. You just have to learn how to adjust to it. It's not youth,  but you've already done that.
Nice positive spin there Bill.
I'm the eternal optometrist too. I can see for miles. 

Bill_J

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Posted: May 5, 2022 - 6:37pm

 GeneP59 wrote:
So pulled my mower out and rebuilt the carb to try and get it to run. Ran good enough to get the overgrown lawn cut. Only problem is that I need to get my legs rebuilt.
I was beat and had to sit 3 times, which was surprising since I normally can cut my small lawn in one shot. Getting old sucks! 



Getting old is the best. You just have to learn how to adjust to it. It's not youth,  but you've already done that.
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