Pile Driver Progress (Part III)

Milepost 927 I mentioned last time that the weight of the rigging was causing the thread to sag and actually pulling the vertical tower back to the point where it would fall down onto the cab. This wouldn’t do but what could I do to remedy the situation? It is things like...

Too Much Fuss?

I can’t get to sleep I think about the implications Of diving in too deep And possibly the complications – Men at Work Been following this controversy about a recovery house being considered for women. Guess some near Greendale Avenue worry a drug recovery home for...
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Pile Driver Progress (Part III)

Milepost 927 I mentioned last time that the weight of the rigging was causing the thread to sag and actually pulling the vertical tower back to the point where it would fall down onto the cab. This wouldn’t do but what could I do to remedy the situation? It is things like...
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The Hinge…

Milepost 925 Many of you are probably wondering how I built the hinge that allows the vertical boom to go up and down. Well, thanks to Evergreen Styrene, this is pretty easy to do. They make about six different sizes of tubing and every other one fits inside of the larger one....

Better Call Saul

I know. Eerie, right? – Saul Goodman, upon finding two skateboarder friends at a skate park Why should we pull for a shady lawyer who is down on his luck and down to his last dime? Do we care his “law office” is actually a cramped storage room in the back of a...

Ch-ch-ch-changes

I’ll be the roundaboutThe words will make you out ‘n’ outI spend the day your way – Yes The only constant, they tell us, is change. Dunno who dropped that pearl of wisdom, but this feels true. Recently our newspaper has seen two new faces filling voids...

Some Thoughts on Rebuilding My Layout

Milepost 922 In past posts, I have hinted at the possible rebuilding of my current layout. The current one has served me well but it has some flaws. I feel kind of like the people who build their own homes; they often say that they want to build one more to correct all of the...

Some Thoughts on Rebuilding My Layout

Milepost 922 In past posts, I have hinted at the possible rebuilding of my current layout. The current one has served me well but it has some flaws. I feel kind of like the people who build their own homes; they often say that they want to build one more to correct all of the...

The Interview

They hate us because they ain’t us – Dave Skylark Being an intrepid blogger, I recently traveled outside Hancock County so that I could view the controversial, topical film, “The Interview.” After all, many news outlets had covered the turmoil surrounding...
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Why We Do What We Do…

Milepost 918 In a recent roundtable discussion (via email), the Pirates ware talking about a variety of subjects. One of the Pirates, Kyle, shared a couple of pictures of some Archbar trucks that he had printed with a 5’2″ wheelbase. They looked pretty good but he...