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Old 01-26-2012, 10:03 PM   #171
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In my early to mid 20's I used to bracket race a 68 Camaro I built from the ground up. With a 540 cubic inch motor in it, it dyno's out around 1000 hp at the crank. I called it my part destroyer. It would run the 1/8 mile a hair under 5 seconds. If I had invested every dollar I rolled into that expensive hobby I'd probably be retired now.
You had fun though right?


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Old 01-27-2012, 09:09 PM   #172
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I've been getting in calligraphy.

I need something to slow me down and improve my handwriting. So far, frustrating, but I'm learning.



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Old 01-28-2012, 01:31 PM   #173
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I have my 64 dodge sitting in the shead, It ran heavy elim, or N/SS best 1/4 mile run
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:48 PM   #174
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Well it was opening night for Langley Speedway for the modified and my buddy had a pretty awesome opening night! They ran twin 25's and he was second in one and third in another. I can;t wait for next weekend to watch them run the LMS in the dirt in Jamica, Va.

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Old 04-15-2012, 04:37 PM   #175
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I'm currently restoring a Winchester shotgun. Evenings are spent cleaning and polishing the bolt and each piece of the fire control group. The stock and forend are getting their third coat of Tru-Oil today, and will probably have eight coats by the time the barrel arrives. I'll have about $215 into a $400 shotgun, then into the safe it goes.

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Old 04-21-2012, 07:26 PM   #176
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Opening night at the races for the Limited Late Models, you KNOW where I will be tonight! My boy Anothony had a 2cnd and a 3rd opeing nice with his asphalt modified and hoping he can pull out a win in the dirt tonight...ahhhh, the smell of Sunoco 114 burning gives me a rush

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Old 04-21-2012, 11:39 PM   #177
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I've been gardening since 8 years old. Natural science has always intregued me and horticulture can be done at home. Spring is busy with lots of physical activity working the gardens. Cycling has to take the back seat. Only 4.5 miles on an errand today.

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I finished taking out two trees in my back yard today, and my neighbor dug one out while we were at the store. I now have a mostly flat yard, and about double the garden space I used to have. Also moved about a ton of brick and stone, and built my fire pit. And to think they're jealous that I took a whole week off work.

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I finished taking out two trees in my back yard today, and my neighbor dug one out while we were at the store. I now have a mostly flat yard, and about double the garden space I used to have. Also moved about a ton of brick and stone, and built my fire pit. And to think they're jealous that I took a whole week off work.

We have a fire pit but it has ended up more utilitarian than for pleasure. I love the fall out back by the fire pit.
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We have a fire pit but it has ended up more utilitarian than for pleasure. I love the fall out back by the fire pit.
I had all this stone that was ringing the trees, and didn't know what else to do with it. We have a small, portable fire pit in the front yard, for s'mores with our neighbors, but this is out back, so we can enjoy adult beverages in peace.


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