COFFEE POT AUGUST 2018. Is now 14 years old. We lift our coffee cups up to Bob Keller who stuck with us through thick and thin. Locked

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COFFEE POT AUGUST 2018. Is now 14 years old. We lift our coffee cups up to Bob Keller who stuck with us through thick and thin.
Posted by ChiefEagles on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 8:50 PM

Salute to Bob Keller.  God bless.

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Posted by sir james I on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 9:25 PM

Tiss good, here's to Bob may his future be bright.

S.J.

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Posted by Banks on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 9:41 PM

sir james I

Tiss good, here's to Bob may his future be bright.

S.J.

I'll second that motion! !!!

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 9:48 PM

Evening all!

Happy August! Its gonna be hot!

All the best to Bob in future endeavors! 

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Posted by rtraincollector on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 10:02 PM

Not sure how the USAF said it, but in the Navy it was " wish you fair winds and following seas " Bob you will be missed. 

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Posted by Banks on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 10:05 PM

Hello there,

burnt another brush pile today while it was drizzling. Now for the tree I've been dreading. This one was covered in poison ivy. It's pretty well dried up but I'm still using precautions. Long sleeves, gloves and a heavy layer of petroleum jelly on my face.

Watching grandkids tomorrow while daughter meets the oncology team to learn what is next.

Night all.

 

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Posted by dougdagrump on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 10:58 PM

rtraincollector

Not sure how the USAF said it, but in the Navy it was " wish you fair winds and following seas " Bob you will be missed. 

 

Ditto to RT's post.

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Posted by 8ntruck on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 11:26 PM

It has been a while since I was on page 1 of the 'Pot. 

Banks - stand upwind from the poison ivy while you are burning it.  Breathing the fumes is not good.

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Posted by anjdevil2 on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 7:35 AM

And a Happy August 1st to one and all.......

Bob K - May fortune smile upon you and yours.  Hope to see you soon, thank you for your friendship and advice.  I will miss your BTB series.  

Slow start to the work day, rain and drizzle on the way in, now partly sunny.  Softball later if it dries up, then County Fireman's Meeting at a nearby station.  I have been told that I finally made Life Member, but will hold that enthusiasm until I actually recieve the cerificate in my hand.

That's all for now, from Central Jersey.............

Unleash the fury, free the beast.  You must heed the story told by the priests.

Ring the doomsday bells, raising hell!!! - Yngwie Malmsteen


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Posted by ChiefEagles on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 9:15 AM

Morning.  Howdy 8N.  Banks, that is right.  Breathing the smoke is bad too.

Hot and humid.  Chance of a thunderstorm.  What's new.  Was too dry for a while.  Now soaked.

Have a good one.

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Posted by Sturgeon-Phish on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 9:39 AM

Good Morning from a wet Southern Ohio,

I do not go to nights tonight, but I do go to nights on Monday the 6th.  The second coat of paint I used in the train room must of had a sightly different tint.  Wet it looked great, but dry you see a difference, so a more careful 3rd coat is planned.

At work now and the crane rail has some loose bolts so until those are repaired and inspected our building is pretty much at a stand-still. 

Bob K, your input into the CTT was informative, entertaining and I really enjoyed them.  Good luck and may God bless you and your future plans

May God bless

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Posted by MichRR714 on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 11:04 AM

Best Wishes Bob Keller!

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Posted by Buckeye Riveter on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 11:17 AM

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Posted by DJSpanky on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 11:25 AM

Howdy all!

Real shame to hear about Bob. I understand why things like this happen, but like so many other stories I've heard, it sounds like they handled it very badly.

Been MIA for a while, figured I'd wait until the August pot got started before posting. The last few weeks things have gotten very crazy at home with the MIL's mental health. Still ongoing, hopefully it will start stabilizing soon.

Just ordered this from Grzyboski's for Corey's birthday:

He likes to run holiday trains (Halloween, Thansgiving, Christmas), and we have 5-6 or so cars for Thanksgiving. This may be my last train related gift for him: he's turning 13 and I fully expect his interest to wane as puberty kicks in. Hard to believe I'll have 2 teenagers in the house.

Have a good one!

Spank


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Posted by lion88roar on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 11:34 AM

Figured I better jump in to make it on the first page! LOL!

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Posted by rtraincollector on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 1:28 PM

DJSpanky

Howdy all!

Real shame to hear about Bob. I understand why things like this happen, but like so many other stories I've heard, it sounds like they handled it very badly.

Been MIA for a while, figured I'd wait until the August pot got started before posting. The last few weeks things have gotten very crazy at home with the MIL's mental health. Still ongoing, hopefully it will start stabilizing soon.

Just ordered this from Grzyboski's for Corey's birthday:

He likes to run holiday trains (Halloween, Thansgiving, Christmas), and we have 5-6 or so cars for Thanksgiving. This may be my last train related gift for him: he's turning 13 and I fully expect his interest to wane as puberty kicks in. Hard to believe I'll have 2 teenagers in the house.

Have a good one! 

Spanky, even with chasing girls and hanging out with the guys I still kept my intrest non stop so far, and I'm 63 now. So maybe your sons will still keep the interest. Having holiday trains as an interest may keep in the model railroad interest

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Posted by cheapclassics on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 3:13 PM

Good afternoon all,

Been doing yard work, but wanted to get on first page if possible.  Finally dried out, but going to get hot.  Ugh.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by Firelock76 on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 5:21 PM

"Semper Fi"  to you Bob, you WILL be missed!   Crying  Angry  Super Angry

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Posted by Penny Trains on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 6:50 PM

All my best wishes to Mr. Keller!  Big Smile  Don't be a stranger!  Wink

8ntruck
Banks - stand upwind from the poison ivy while you are burning it. Breathing the fumes is not good.

Uck!  That happened to me about 15 years ago!  One of my neighbors was burning yard waste including either poison ivy, oak or sumac and I ended up in the hospital with 98% of my skin covered in hives!  Tongue Tied  Lots of cortisone shots and calamine lotion!

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Posted by MartyE on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 8:56 PM
Best wishes Bob!
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Posted by wrmcclellan on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 9:19 PM

Evening all!

Only 97 today. Same on tap for foreseeable future. Maybe a day or two at 99. Low hoomidity!

Slept in this am and woke up nauseous. Did not shake it til noon. Took it easy for the day.

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Posted by Banks on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 9:54 PM

Hello there,

posting tonight from the campground at Blue Know State Park. Getting away for a few days.

Thanks for the reminder about the poison ivy smoke.

Welcome to MartyE. Stop in more often.

Good night all.

Prayers for those in need

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Thursday, August 02, 2018 8:28 AM

Morning all!

High 90's today and sunny!

Found a busted lawn sprinkler this morning. Gotta let it dry out and dig it up to repair. I repair lawn sprinklers like the Christmas Story 'old man' repaired flat tires. Time me! 

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Thursday, August 02, 2018 9:23 AM

Morning.  Hot, humid and chance of thunderstorms.

See we have some "old" CTT folks drop by. Thumbs Up

Have a good one.

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Posted by dbaker48 on Thursday, August 02, 2018 10:07 AM

Good Morning,

Just got back from a trip to Laughlin NV.  Had a great time!  Didn't break the bank, but had fun.  Saw a couple of shows, did some sight seeing, and enjoyed the Colorado River.  Of course the area has grown quite a bit, and I think you could practically walk across the river using the jet ski's as stepping stone.

Went to Oatman, AZ, where wild burros stroll up and down the streets with the tourists.  Unusual!

So see what I can get into now, good to be back home.

Take care all and stay safe!

Don

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Posted by KRM on Thursday, August 02, 2018 2:15 PM

Good afternoon guys, been busy:

We had two of Russell's kids yesterday, Kids were trying to wear out the dirt bike and Gator all in one day.

Well I heard the AC running last night as we turned it on in front of the coming heat wave but when I went to take a leak I noticed there was no air moving but the fan was running. So I checked it out and seems the A-coil is frozen up. So that sucks!!! Darn thing is not yet 12 years old. They replaced the a-coil when it was on it's second year for the same stuff.

Man Can't catch a break. So there I sat at 5:00AM wide awake!!! 

There were some factors that may of added up that caused it to freeze up.

  •  it got very cool last night after I turned it on, restricting compressor exchange function.
  • the filter, although it don't look that bad had not been changed since Dec of last year, restricting air flow over the coil
  • Sandra had four vents up stairs shut. restricting air flow over the coil
  • the basement vents were also shut but I do that every year. restricting air flow over the coil
  • So I am not sure but will try it again.

Just had it checked last year and all was good, so who knows. They are calling for low 80s today and tomorrow then 90s for the weekend so if it is screwed up I need to find out today or tomorrow.

So I thawed it out and was running just the fan to dry it and will give it another shot latter when it warms up.

 

Maybe I will get lucky,,,,,,,,,,,,NOT!!   Laugh

 

Well the rest of the story,,,12:40PM after further review,,,yep,,,it is dead. Low on gas charge. So something is leaking! Got a guy coming out tomorrow. Bang Head

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Posted by Banks on Thursday, August 02, 2018 2:48 PM

Hello there,

Thanks for daughters prayers. She met Oncology team yesterday. More tests to be completed Friday before full treatment is determined. Hopefully radiation and no chemo. Treatment tentatively beginning early September.

Relaxing and finished a book started at da beach. Rained all morning but having a reprieve before more rain this evening. Starting another book later.



Think I'll have a nap before starting the new book.


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Posted by dougdagrump on Thursday, August 02, 2018 5:01 PM

Banks

Hello there,

Thanks for daughters prayers. She met Oncology team yesterday. More tests to be completed Friday before full treatment is determined. Hopefully radiation and no chemo. Treatment tentatively beginning early September.

Prayers for those in need

Banks, The drugs they have me on has turned my hair and eyelashes a bright snowy white. Not to mention that it has also thinned out a bunch, I guess the bright spot of that is my barber shop costs will decrease considerably. Wink

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Posted by Firelock76 on Thursday, August 02, 2018 5:34 PM

rtraincollector
 
DJSpanky

Howdy all!

Real shame to hear about Bob. I understand why things like this happen, but like so many other stories I've heard, it sounds like they handled it very badly.

Been MIA for a while, figured I'd wait until the August pot got started before posting. The last few weeks things have gotten very crazy at home with the MIL's mental health. Still ongoing, hopefully it will start stabilizing soon.

Just ordered this from Grzyboski's for Corey's birthday:

He likes to run holiday trains (Halloween, Thansgiving, Christmas), and we have 5-6 or so cars for Thanksgiving. This may be my last train related gift for him: he's turning 13 and I fully expect his interest to wane as puberty kicks in. Hard to believe I'll have 2 teenagers in the house.

Have a good one! 

 

Spanky, even with chasing girls and hanging out with the guys I still kept my intrest non stop so far, and I'm 63 now. So maybe your sons will still keep the interest. Having holiday trains as an interest may keep in the model railroad interest

 

Spanky, tell Corey that nice, big colorful toy trains can attract members of the opposite sex just as well as a nice car can, maybe even more!

They attract them even more if said young ladies get to run 'em!

I have it on the best authority.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Thursday, August 02, 2018 9:33 PM

dougdagrump

I guess the bright spot of that is my barber shop costs will decrease considerably. Wink

 

 
Naaah, speaking from experience, you're just subsidizing the guys with hair!

Regards, Roy

            

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