COFFEE POT July 2018. Another anniversary. 14 years old. Coffee and all the breakfast you want.

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COFFEE POT July 2018. Another anniversary. 14 years old. Coffee and all the breakfast you want.
Posted by cheapclassics on Saturday, June 30, 2018 11:20 PM

Good evening all,

Since I was up, i decided to start July.  Went to daughter's today to help her pack.  Got a good start, but there is a lot to do!!!!  Did get to watch both World Cup matches.  Good games.  More tomorrow.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Sunday, July 01, 2018 8:28 AM

Thanks Mike.  Just got home for a shower and shave.  Granddogs dogs got me up at 6:30 AM.  Will have to go back later and babysit more.  Tuesday afternoon its over.  Not bad sitting but they are needy.  Two smallest want to be in your lap all the time.

98 [already] and 55% humidity.

Hope all have a great and safe holiday and week ahead.

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Posted by sir james I on Sunday, July 01, 2018 8:39 AM

Just checkin in to see if Da Chief made it. Well he came close.

It's goin into the 90s each day till the end of the week.

S.J.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Sunday, July 01, 2018 10:37 AM

Sir J, thanks for your last post on the JUNE Coffee Pot.  Some can't read.  Especially those from OHIO. Whistling

All have a good one.  Back to the Grands.  

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Posted by Banks on Sunday, July 01, 2018 11:38 AM

Hello there,

Posted this in June and decided to copy it here

Back from Mass breakfast over

Mrs and started to split wood Friday PM. Hotter than he!! so we quit and started about 630 AM yesterday and finished about 9

Splitter

Homebuilt Log splitter. Not fast but it will split most anything.

Grandson got second in both his classes yesterday. SIL spent $$$ on new parts but times stayed the same. Me thinks there is more tuning to be done.

Daughter is having 3rd surgery tomorrow. A couple of breast cancer survivors we know are surprised at this. when they had their surgery the specimen was tested while the were still in the OR to insure the removal was complete.

The doctor she has was highly touted by some in the beginning but I've heard lots of bad rumors about her.

Got about 100 square bales to make so best get moving

 

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Posted by Buckeye Riveter on Sunday, July 01, 2018 1:02 PM

ChiefEagles

Sir J, thanks for your last post on the JUNE Coffee Pot.  Some can't read.  Especially those from OHIO. Whistling

Cheif.....Please note the last date of my post; June 30, 2018.  Some people can't tell time, especially those in NC. Mischief

Can you believe that half of 2018 has passed by? I retired at the end of March and April, May and June are just a blur. 

As I was going through my mother's belongings after she died, I found a scrapbook from my grandmother about WWII.  She had collected many interesting articles. One newspaper article was about the 18,000 soldiers AWOL in Europe near the end of the war. There was an article about a court martial, too. 

For MOPAR Fans, saw this place in Canada: 

 

 

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Posted by KRM on Sunday, July 01, 2018 1:57 PM

Hot still. Drank too much Beer in the shed yesterday with Brain. Paying today. Bang Head Felt good at the time. Embarrassed

Guess we are going to The daughter's for the 4th and the Shorewood fireworks.

Got to figure out what to get Grandson Jordan for his 5th birthday next week.

Corn here is already tasseling and it is not yet the 4th??? Surprise

Banks is that a 4" Dia cylinder? I would think that the Oliver does not have too much Hyd flow. Our home built splitter has a 16 GAL two stage pump with a 4" x 24" Cylinder and is okay but could be faster.

Prayers for your daughter tomorrow. I hope they get it this time. Getting opened up and letting air in scares me. Nuts they are on the third try.

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Posted by cnw1995 on Sunday, July 01, 2018 6:16 PM

Aloha. And it's July already - wow! I spent the past few days moving my daughter and SiL from their apartment in Ann Arbor to Chicago - it was quite a job even with the invaluable help of both sons and the heat. I think it may the last time I do this. Jockeying a 29 ft. long truck in city traffic and along narrow streets is not for the faint of heart. But they are moved in and I've 'recovered' enough to get ready for work in the morning. 

Praying for your daughter Banks! 

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Posted by cheapclassics on Sunday, July 01, 2018 6:28 PM

Good evening all,

Too hot for outdoor activities.  Watched World Cup.  Both matches went to penalty kick shootouts.  Both son and daughter continue to have difficulties with exes or soon to be exes.  Sometimes I cannot understand why people have to pile insult onto injury.  Had some more fallout from credit card hacking earlier this week.  And the hits just keep on coming.....   Supposed to be quiet day at work Monday.  I hope so.  Doug M., I have to admire you for driving that truck in Chicago.  You are a braver man than me!!!   There was some good news today.  The US team finished 4th and 5th in the F-1 race and moved to 5th in the Constructor's standings.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, July 02, 2018 7:01 AM

Mornin' boys.  Sunny & 74, but projected heat index of 100+ later.  Need to put in a little office time, then head over to daughter's new digs to help prep master bedroom for painting.

Went to my folks' place yesterday evening for dinner, and when we came back, there was a long black snake clinging to our stone front porch, guarding our garage door.  Durango spent the night outside...

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Posted by Banks on Monday, July 02, 2018 8:17 AM

Hello there,
Thanks for all your prayers. daughter is due at the outpatient surgery center at noon

Kev..............it is a 4" cylinder. It is slow on the Oliver but then I'm slow too. When on Son's CASE/ IH  JX60 it's pretty quick. We built it out of scrounged parts when son was out of work and selling firewood for some $$$$$$

Best get on with the day. Got to watch grandkids later



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Posted by KRM on Monday, July 02, 2018 9:00 AM

Better today, 72 heading to 85.

 
Got Cat payday so off to Jewell for food and stuff later.
 
Got the grand kid a Kawasaki dirt bike shirt and one of these for his 16" bike he has at home. I think he will like it. I would of!! Laugh A nice spin on the old baseball card engine sounds.
 
 
Banks, Those 4" cilinders will do a nice job on even big stuff. First beam we had on ours was too light and we pulled the top plate right off the center web. Bang Head
 Prayers for your Daughter today.

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Posted by V8Vega on Monday, July 02, 2018 10:05 AM

My water heater is just outside of my bathroom. Mice like to get in there so I bought some mice poison Friday. Now I have stinking mice in my bathroom walls.

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Posted by sir james I on Monday, July 02, 2018 10:55 AM

Was 77 when we got up, going to 90s each day till Friday.

Some pop-up storms created by the heat roll around here and ther and then disappear. Got a hair cut, both of them, got my pension, check book balanced, and the morning is gone. Yes I still write checks. Will never trust the internet with my money.

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Posted by DJSpanky on Monday, July 02, 2018 1:27 PM

Howdy all! Long time no check in.

Lotsa things going on. Kids finished school on Monday, June 25th - crazy how long they keep them in school. That weekend my wife Linda had to run down to VA to bring my maw-in-law back up here. Currently she's staying with us, hope that doesn't last too long.

Hot as hell out there right now - continuing in the 90's, supposed to last through Saturday at the minimum. Our town has their fireworks display tonight; I don't think they're gonna get all that much of a turnout.

Not much going on (for a long time) train-wise. One good item is now that we've gotten rid of one of our upright freezers in the garage, we have room to move stuff around and consolidate it. If we can get some traction on that, I'll have room to put my dad's table saw back together. If that occurs, I can finally get that dado blade and re-start the viaduct project which has been at a standstill for almost 3 years. I'd really, really like to complete that: it'd be cool to have that viable for the Christmas layout this year.

I don't think I mentioned that we went up to West Point for my nephew's graduation over Memorial Day weekend. After the ceremony we headed up to the house my nephew had rented for the party (and where some people were staying), beat just about everybody there. My nephew had sent me pics of the new grill at the house, which was a bottom of the line Weber Spirit: I told him it probably wouldn't have enough grilling space so I'd bring my tailgate grill up. Damn good thing I did: that house grill never really got above what would be considered low grilling temperature. Stuff on there was taking forever, so after we knocked some stuff out on my grill, we transferred it all to mine. Got to see my niece who I hadn't seen since 2005-2006 which was cool. Will be be keeping in contact with her going forward. Anyway, we hung around until 6:30-7 then headed home. Had a great time.

Here's a shot we took with my nephew (yes, my son Tyler is now taller than me!):

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He's in the armor division, so will be heading down to Georgia at the end of July for training. He'll be there through March of 2019, then head out to Kansas for the next couple of years.

Hope all is well with everyone, will try to catch up with things later.

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Posted by cheapclassics on Monday, July 02, 2018 10:11 PM

Good evening all,

Semi quiet day at work.  Too warm to go outside so we walked indoors.  Lucas got an attorney and we got our credit cards to buy gas with!  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Monday, July 02, 2018 10:33 PM

Evening gang!

This is the week friends and family gather at the lake/river. 65 here this year so I will be pretty busy/possibly awol some this week. So far lotsa boating, skiing, eating, having fun with friends and consuming adult beverages. 

Sorry about the heat for yuz guz. I grew up in summer 90-100 degree and 90+ % humidity, so it does not bother me but I wouldn't mind doing without it.

I do not know about a dehumidifier for the boat when stored. The cover is a breathable material. When covered and stored in the 'garage' which has offset slat  siding on top of a 4 ft stone wall (so wind goes through it) moisture can collect on the cover during a windy storm. Under the cover is a small area

Buckeye - no lamps, you got lucky. Of the dozens of layouts built with DCS not one obtained decent signal strength without them.

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Posted by SPMan on Monday, July 02, 2018 10:58 PM

Just checking in for July.  I mentioned recently that I had a cousin in Maryland who had a massive heart attack.  Unfortunately, they were unable to save him.  He lived a few days but passed away last Saturday morning around 10:00AM with his family by his side.  I saw him 6 years ago the first time I visited my terminal sister in North Carolina.  Now they are both gone. Sad!  Anyway, I'm still here and taking it easy.  Went to foot doc today and got an ingrown toenail fixed.  Feels a lot better now.  Looks like a lot of hot days ahead.  Happy 4th to everyone.

Ray

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Posted by KRM on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 7:30 AM

Nice today,

 Roy, Here are some options.

https://www.ebay.com/bhp/boat-dehumidifier

Ray, Sorry about your cousin. Angel

 

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 8:42 AM

Happy 4th Eve......

Prayers for SPRay's Cousin and Bank's Daughter......

Buckeye - Thanks for that...I knew I liked you ....lol

Did a show in Hatboro, PA on Saturday and, as usual won nothing but praises from the show visitors and that was enough.  One of the judges was a friend from my car club and I may tap him for advise or direction to take this to the next level, without me doing the trailer thing.....

See Spanks' weather report, same today and tomorrow....

4th of July will celebrate my parents 64th Anniversary with a lunch and then meatball sandwiches and fireworks at dusk.

Off to Carlisle, PA a week from Thursday for Chryslers at Carlisle, my mini-vacation, no fires, issues, work or females (other than the ones to stare at) to interupt my fun.  There will be Angry Orchards to crack open.  

Back to my "fun"

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Posted by dbaker48 on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 11:05 AM

Good Morning!

Ray, sorry to hear about your cousin.  Glad to see your doing well!  Looks like need to keep a low profile the next few days.

Spanky, that's a great picture at graduation!  The boys are really looking good.

Not much going on around here, still on lizard patrol.  Just when I think they are gone, one shows up.  Sure hope this doesn't become a long term problem.

Not much plans for the 4th, going to take a picnic lunch over to the in-laws, then what I don't know.  Kay is leaving on the 5th to visit a friend in Reno, won't be back until next week.

Everything seems to be working well on the layout, did have to order a teather for an engine, so got that done.  Sometimes it is a love/hate relationship with the layout.  Get tired of working on it, but don't know what I would do if I didn't have it.  

Hope everyone has a GREAT 4th!  And, just be safe!!

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 2:06 PM

Home from babysitting Granddogs and cat.  Was not bad duty.  Watched a lot of movies on Netflix and Prime.

Hot and humid.  Been watering.  At Town Hall now for a few things.  Back to watering.  Need rain as so hot.  Took big jugs of water to Veterans' Memorial to water rose bushes and a dogwood tree.

Spanky, great looking crew.

SP, prayers for cousin.

Rich, Buckeye has never been a good guy.

Don Baker, Reno.  DIVORCE. Wink  I know better.  Guess you are in charge of in-laws. Surprise

Mike, un-American sport.

How are Dennis and Doug???

Later. 

 

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Posted by cheapclassics on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 7:25 PM

Good evening all,

Busy day at work.  Lots of things went wrong, but managed to get them fixed before start of long weekend.  Weather for walk was warm but we managed.  Wife made it home after 2 days of watching grandson and helping daughter pack.  Next few weeks will be interesting.  Raining now in hometown, do not really need it.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by dougdagrump on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 10:35 PM

Evenin All !

Still around Chief. Spent last Friday at the museum, that means Saturday was comatose day and Sunday was only partially alert. 

Late Sunday afternoon I started putting together my trains for the 4th of July at the museum. All of our spouses will be coming in to celebrate the 4th with us, will be cooking burgers & dogs with all kinds of B-B-Q food.

Here's a link to a youtube video that brought back a lot of memories creating some emotions, both good and bad.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehbc1zU1BwQ

Spanky, Big congas to your nephew.

Later all.

Have a great and safe 4th of July.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 11:34 PM

Evening all!

Wupped. Spent the day on the water. Son and I teaching daughters BF and sons friend to water ski. Almost there. They will be skiing the lake by the end of the week. Fireworks night with the group, went off without losing any important body parts.

Ray - condolences regarding your cousin.

Kev - looks interesting and easy to use.

Dougsnotta - glad you are making it to the museum regularly! Nice tribute!

Anj - wow! 64th anniversary! Congrats to your folks!

MikeC - some interesting events in the World Cup. My son and his buddy are into it. Glad you get to go into your long weekend (if I understood that correctly) without the work issues!

Have a great 4th all!

 

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Posted by fifedog on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 6:19 AM

Happy 4th of July.  Mine will be spent working at middle princess's house, then a little grillin', then fireworks in Cumberland.  Everybody stay safe.

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Posted by Banks on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 7:26 AM

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY 

Not sure yet what mine will bring. Heading to Mass soon.

 

 

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Posted by KRM on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 8:49 AM

Happy 4th of July!!! Give credit to those who have served us, those that pay the taxes, and GOD for this great place we live.

Just climbed out of bed. Forgot my heart pills last night so feel a bit jittery. Wife moved the pills from where they normally sit so I forgot all about them....Women!!  Bang Head

80 already here heading into the 90s with 87% humidity and a 74 degree dew point, Shucks! Forecast looks about the same for the next 10 days.

Camp grounds kids are getting going strong with the big bangs. Twilight Zone all day on Decades.

Cook out at Daughter's this afternoon.

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Posted by Buckeye Riveter on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 9:11 AM

Happy Independence Day

This is the day we told the king we were not part of Great Britain.  The actual war for independence had started in April 1775.  The last battle of the war was at Yorktown and shortly after that in 1783 the Treaty of Paris was signed and we were the United States of America.  So how did a backwater upstart country defeat the greatest military power at the time? One answer is; spies. At the end of the book, George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved America, the CIA acknowledges that the basic methods used by the Revolutionary War spies are still used today. 

Rich......you are more than welcome. My second car was a Plymouth Duster.  It was bare bones with three speeds on the column, but it was transportation. 

Ray...... My condolences. 

Chief......How does the garbage dump outside of Roseyville smell in this heat? Laugh

Doug.....Nice tribute.

 

 

 

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Posted by sir james I on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 9:34 AM

Happy 4th, stay safe all.

Grillin this afternoon and the boys will put on a show after dark.

92 today with a chance of heat storms.

S.J.

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