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    2 Days Ago
    I've had very similar incidents as I'm sure we all have. Scent makes em flip out. Changing of surroundings makes em on edge but not necessarily split immediately. You think they are aware, watch a fox cut your trail. They take about a micro-second before launching into space.
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    2 Days Ago
    I guess we'll never KNOW what was going thru his head, was it a strange scent or was it a new mineral block that wasn't there yesterday? He seems more visually fixated than worried about a scent. The things that we'll never no
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    3 Days Ago
    Ohh snap, I didn't volunteer but still got on LUV2's team.....do we have to have a team photo? Nooooooo
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    3 Days Ago
    Jon replied to a thread Survivors in Photography
    You can read it 3 more and have the same result. Just sayin
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    Jon replied to a thread Survivors in Photography
    Great pics Luv2, is the camera elevated in a tree for security reasons?
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    Jon replied to a thread Ask The Experts in Podunk Corner
    I cannot argue with logic
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    1 Week Ago
    The only buck I've ever killed in the heat of September was at a farm I had never hunted and nobody had been there in over a month, 5 bucks came out into the beans in 97deg weather. I just happened to be in the right corner of the field and smacked the only buck with perfect velvet. Pretty rare to see that many together in that kind of heat.
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    Jon replied to a thread Ask The Experts in Podunk Corner
    I'm getting the feeling you don't know what a floppy disc is......
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    1 Week Ago
    Deadly Force: Understanding Your Right to Self Defense by Massad Ayoub. It's a must read for anyone who might carry a weapon
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    Jon replied to a thread Ask The Experts in Podunk Corner
    Maybe the vegan niece can help hoarder boy move files from 7 old clicky clicky "tower" computers to his new 10 year old laptop? I hope she's seen a floppy disk before otherwise Swampy is going to scare her when he whips it out
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    Jon replied to a thread Summer bucks coming around in Photography
    I like that squiggly rack buck, I think I'll name him "Squiggly"
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Jon replied to a thread Vermont covered bridges in Photography
    I mounted the camera on the side of the front fairing, under the side mirror. I am really impressed with the stabilization, you can tell when it is working because the left side of the screen where the bike's fairing is showing will wave. You can imagine how much vibration is going on but the video is very stable. I really like this camera.
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Jon replied to a thread Vermont covered bridges in Photography
    I made a video, drove over a few of the bridges and they are all wood...... <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HIT0nCZIFr0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Jon replied to a thread Vermont covered bridges in Photography
    Bluecat, the wife has no intentions of riding her own bike, she's completely content being a passenger. Swampy, These bridges are mostly constructed of wood in their entirety. Here's a blip about the Taftsville Bridge from Wikipedia: Unlike many extant covered bridges which are based upon patented bridge designs, the Taftsville Bridge reflects an earlier "craftsman" bridge-building tradition that was possibly influenced by designs found in Switzerland. While the incorporation of laminated arches in the bridge structure is generally indicative of the well-known Burr arch-truss, which was patented in the United States in 1817, the resemblance is purely superficial. Instead, the unusual design of the Taftsville Bridge is better described as a "modified multiple kingpost truss with semi-independent arches". Taftsville Bridge reaches a total of 189 feet (58 m) over the Ottauquechee River with two spans of 89 feet (27 m) and 100 feet (30 m) from either river bank to a central pier in the river gorge. The bridge measures 20 feet (6.1 m) in width, providing an interior roadway that is 16 feet (4.9 m).
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Took the bike up to Vermont last weekend, wife wanted to see some covered bridges so away we went. Gorgeous state this time of year, weather was nice, no bugs and best thing was zero humidity! Here's some neat pictures... Burke Mountain Maisey the Moose's headstone Taftsville Bridge in Woodstock Martin Bridge in Marshfield The route we took
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Luv2, if you drove something exciting, you might enjoy the ride. Or, you can be a miserable bastard the rest of your life....your choice.
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Luv2, imagine the photo op if you just came clean....so to speak :wink
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Always mister negative, no wonder only Swampy has time for you.......Maybe you ought to get a few dozen cats
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Luv2 desperately lurks, he wants so badly to come in and just let it all out but he's hurt inside and being hurt amongst a small crowd is frightening to him. Maybe one of you should reach out to Luv2, in his safe zone wherever that is. He's yearning for a friend to just try again, maybe BULLZ-I will come lurk and see this and help him out....
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    3 Weeks Ago
    LOL, this is true but we were discussing the newcomers....
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    3 Weeks Ago
    I got a chuckle....."especially for the newcomers"..... What, did a new person join the 3 of you? LOL
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Rolling stop is the least of my problems! :hb:
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Swampy, the video is correct with the camera upside down but the sensors don't know any different. The camera has an auto mode that detects which way the camera is mounted. I'm going to try the upside down mode instead of auto and see if that matters. I'm assuming the GPS wasn't working for a bit since it couldn't get a good view of the sky being tucked up under the bike so far. I can clamp the camera to the windscreen BUT I'm afraid there's just too much vibration there. I have some other ideas for the front of the bike and a bunch of different mounts to try.
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Here's a cool view, under the headlight.....until the suspension flexed and knocked the camera off kilter..... <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Joyd-mLD5ys" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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    4 Weeks Ago
    I rarely do dumb stuff when there are other boneheads around, I have enough problems dealing with my own boneheadedness nevermind worrying that there might be a swampy around
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    4 Weeks Ago
    All top secret of course Bob, hence the security system...... Took a different route today, through all the corn field bordered roads. Unfortunately for law enforcement purposes, I cannot show the video on a public forum......speed limits were broken....by allot
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March 28, 1966 (51)
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Washed up hockey player, no longer archery pro shop owner trying to finish my bucket list before I really start feeling crappy.
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