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  • Retired US Navy
  • Self sufficiency, Hobby Farm - growing my own food, pigs, chickens and cows.
  • Service Cunsultant for a Boiler Combustion System (Stoker) Company
  • No Where
  • Eastern/Central Tennessee


  • Posted in thread: 1000 acres in East Tennessee on 01-21-2015 at 01:14 AM
    I live close to this land (45 miles away) and I know this property. If you are a mountain goat
    or into rock climbing you can access the half of the property that is hillsides/mountain sides!
    Property ...

  • Posted in thread: Whats everybody doing today? on 01-18-2015 at 07:34 AM
    Building a permanent pig pen. Started off with a temporary 25' square and a little lean-to in
    one corner for a temporary shelter for them. Have built a 9'x 7' tin roofed building for them
    and fending ...

  • Posted in thread: Hello on 12-30-2014 at 09:14 PM
    Welcome from eastern TN. A lot of good folks with sound advice here, be prepared for a little
    bit of sarcasm too because there is also plenty of that. There are a range of folks in age,
    experience and...

  • Posted in thread: Tarps Anyone? on 12-30-2014 at 08:38 AM
    Try these, made in USA and canvas with metal eyes go for the heavier weight fabric if you want
    it rugged. this helps.

  • Posted in thread: We have too much of everything...... on 12-30-2014 at 08:23 AM
    Thats a damn shame! I have recently bought 2 pigs to slaughter and I have no clue how to do it
    but am willing to learn. My next door neighbor (Amish) I have offered to share some of the meat
    to learn ...

  • Posted in thread: Who could possibly have thought this was a good message to send on 12-28-2014 at 10:50 PM
    If my kids did this I would forfeit them! LOL My kids would never even think of doing this
    because they have been taught to handle them safely, only with adult supervision and they are
    old enough to k...

  • Posted in thread: ISIS Closing in on Israel from the North and the South on 12-23-2014 at 10:57 PM
    I hope Israel tears them a new one! Wish they would have with Iran years ago, would have saved
    me a lot of time "In the sand box" during my active duty days! Israel will defend theirs, with
    impunity t...

  • Posted in thread: Exterior Doors on 12-21-2014 at 07:01 AM
    My basement has steel doors that open outward. I welded a 3/8" flat bar of boiler plate so it
    covers the gap all around to the door, also helps keep the wind out too. once the door is
    closed the plate...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody have their property be declared a flood zone? on 12-20-2014 at 05:24 AM
    My house is not in a flood zone and would require an unbelievable amount of water to be
    affected by a flood. Just the same I still have flood insurance, as well as sewer back up
    insurance and insuranc...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody have their property be declared a flood zone? on 12-20-2014 at 05:21 AM
    I'm not going to waste a bunch of effort on it. I do have other more important things to worry
    about. I just find it hard to believe this is all b/c of a creek I could jump across without
    getting wet....

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