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  1. Hereís a nice little hand tool kit for you

    The Wall Street Journal has a list of suggested Christmas gifts. Included in this list is a hand toolkit with 24 pieces,screwdrivers, Allen wrenches,pliers,etc. all in a nice box.
    Put your order in...
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    Iíll be 80 in 13 months. I remain pretty active,...

    Iíll be 80 in 13 months. I remain pretty active, I live at the shore so I walk 2.5 miles on the boardwalk along the Atlantic Ocean each day, canít beat that for exercise. I spend about 3-4 hours in...
  3. When I started this thread I didn't mean it to be...

    When I started this thread I didn't mean it to be critical of trades people and I agree that Doug is probably right, certainly here in NJ
    I also agree with Lee's suggestion to put a message on your...
  4. I guess the tradesmen are all pretty busy

    We are having some work done in our kitchen. the cost will be around $15,000.
    We made our choice but what surprises me is that we never even got a follow up call from the people who we didn't...
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    I used Microsoft as an example, I could have used...

    I used Microsoft as an example, I could have used Google, or Nvidia,or any one of probably 50 companies that are so integrated into our daily lives that we cannot do without them. For example my last...
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    Iím a former Pharma guy

    I worked for the company that invested the $850 million on a failed drug.
    It certainly isnít necessary to feel sorry for the pharma companies, but I do find it interesting that we hear a lot of...
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    Just ask, it applies to more than just drugs

    Tom
    I couldnít agree more. Just ask, this applies in so many cases. This summer we were getting three new central air conditioners installed. I wanted to use a local company but their bid was...
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    Is someone watching over me?

    My wife asked me to make her a small plant stand, 30" high and 11" square. She wanted me to make it out of walnut to match our kitchen table (which I made several years ago out of white oak and then...
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    I wonít try to answer your question of individual...

    I wonít try to answer your question of individual bond purchase vs bond fund purchase, itís far too complicated and the last thing Iím qualified to do is give investment advice.
    Iíd be surprised if...
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    If interest rates continue to go up bond funds...

    If interest rates continue to go up bond funds will continue to go down, using a simple example ,if you own a bond paying say 3% and rates go to 4% on similar bonds ,your bond will go down to yield...
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    Sled for me, I canít remember the last time I...

    Sled for me, I canít remember the last time I used a miter gauge
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    Books,tools, cars , electronics,pretty much...

    Books,tools, cars , electronics,pretty much anything
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    Customer reviews

    Anyone know where you can get good, honest reviews? So far the best place Iíve found is Project Farm , but, while his are excellent , they are pretty limited.
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    Tom Maybe your analyst is right,I hope so, but...

    Tom
    Maybe your analyst is right,I hope so, but with inflation running at 8-9% and with the Fed having an inflation goal of 2-3%, Iíd be very surprised if they can decrease rates this year.
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    Tom I wish I could feel as optimistic as you but...

    Tom
    I wish I could feel as optimistic as you but looking a little longer term:
    CPI is up 8.5% on an annual basis
    PPI is up 9.8% on an annual basis
    Gasoline is up about 44% vs a year ago
    S&P 500...
  16. Thread: Poplar

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    I know, I was just trying to be funny, as I know...

    I know, I was just trying to be funny, as I know it really has nothing to do with the intent of this thread
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    Used a lot of poplar completing this ☺

    Used a lot of poplar completing this ☺
  18. Fixed my bandsaw, miracles do happen

    I donít use my bandsaw much. In the last year or so I could not cut a straight line, I pretty much ignored it. So a project came up where I needed it, I decided to try and figure out what was wrong....
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    Stock market losses

    Well Iím not feeling too bad about my stock losses after seeing that Berkshire Hathaway lost $53 billion in the second quarter, although they can clearly afford it. And as Buffett says, donít look at...
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    Mets

    :)Obviously Iím pretty happy with the Mets winning four of five against the Braves. Braves struck out 19 times yesterday, I guess thatís how home run hitting teams go, boom or bust.
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    Go Mets😊

    Mets take two from the Braves, DeGrom goes today. Can I even dream that they can take 4 of 5 from the Braves?
    Iíve been a Met fan since they started, Tom Seaver is by far my favorite Met, and will...
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    Well the ďfatĒ guy (6í & 270 pounds:)) went 0...

    Well the ďfatĒ guy (6í & 270 pounds:)) went 0 for 2 last night and the Mets lost 😠. I have to say the Braves do have some bats! Scherzer and DeGrom coming up, itíll be a challenge for them and for...
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    Fat guy does it again:) two hits including...

    Fat guy does it again:) two hits including another homerun
    I love that Showalter brought in Diaz in the eighth inning
    I never thought a baseball manager made much of a difference, I was wrong,...
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    Well you are the world champions but Letís talk...

    Well you are the world champions but Letís talk in a week:)
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    Baseball and fat guys ( like me)

    I love baseball
    I love the Mets
    And now I love Daniel Vogelbach, a fat guy ( like me) who hit a grand slam home run last night proving that fat guys can be good athletes ( unfortunately, while Iím...
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