Eastern PA BS-O-Rama-A Useless Thread

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by NachoRoto, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. enduro Dan

    enduro Dan Sticks and Stones™..

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    I'd take the ditch.
  2. DingDangKid

    DingDangKid El Lechero

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    I had to come down the same road in my 2wd long bed chevy with no weight without a problem and she has an awd subaru. I think it's another simple case of somebody running late for work and driving like a dipshit.
  3. enduro Dan

    enduro Dan Sticks and Stones™..

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    As dad used to say.
    4 wheel drive,not four wheel stop. :deal
  4. Mark_O

    Mark_O Drain Bamaged

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    Therein lies the problem.
  5. enduro Dan

    enduro Dan Sticks and Stones™..

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    You'll catch hell for that. ,
  6. DingDangKid

    DingDangKid El Lechero

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    Does anybody have experience doing paracord knife wrap? It's been my little pet project at work the last few weeks and I've accomplished nothing.
  7. enduro Dan

    enduro Dan Sticks and Stones™..

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    Ask Jeff,he's a real trooper.
  8. DingDangKid

    DingDangKid El Lechero

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    This is the kit I ordered:

    http://www.knifemaking.com/product-p/ss646.htm

    but the handle pieces don't come precut, just a 2x2 block of wood. I decided to do a paracord but as you can see there is a finger groove in the tang and I can't keep the paracord wrapped evenly around it.

    This is what I'm aiming for:

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  9. Mark_O

    Mark_O Drain Bamaged

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    It won't be the last time.
  10. ecubed

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    Start here: and then there are tons of utube vids.....

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  11. enduro Dan

    enduro Dan Sticks and Stones™..

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  12. DingDangKid

    DingDangKid El Lechero

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    Thanks for the link. The animatedknots site is pretty neat. I wish I had that back in my scouting days.

    This is where I'm at now.
    [​IMG]
    It's just a simple weave. I think for the two exposed end I will do a gaucho knot or turks head, then a monkey's fist for a lanyard.
  13. LadyDraco

    LadyDraco KillerSmileIHazIt !!

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    When HB and I use to plow snow/and salt/sand for a living we loved our chains.. On our 1 ton dully dump truck (GMC)

    HB drove .. I would shovel the sand/salt into the hopper..
    Or would just spread it from inside the bed of the dump body..

    Our gas spreader didn't always work..:huh
  14. Jeff B

    Jeff B Socially Awkward

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    Spencer, I'll bet there's a few knifesmiths on ADV. What a cool project. Always wanted to make a throwing knife


    Eric, wuzzup? How's New Scotland?
  15. LadyDraco

    LadyDraco KillerSmileIHazIt !!

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    A pineapple knot is nice too...
    I use them when I made riding bats...
    I would also use a 18 strand plait..

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  16. DingDangKid

    DingDangKid El Lechero

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    back to the snow driving topic. What would you guys recommend for a snow tire. Currently my truck has P235/715R 16 on them and they are summer tread. It's a 2wd truck, should I bother replacing the front two?

    I've heard good things about the firestone winterforce tires and the price is pretty good.
  17. greasyboy

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    Hankook winter pike

    Unstoppable on the suby, accelerated and stopped like it was on dry
    I unhooked the ABS

    Personally, i would do all 4
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    I like these, long tread life and get me where I need to go. BF Goodrich All Terrain

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  19. madmaximum

    madmaximum She said we're all idiots

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  20. greasyboy

    greasyboy cur·mudg·eon

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    I have these on the jeep now, Have not tryed em in the snow,

    Yet:D