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Old 03-17-2013, 05:06 AM   #57481
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cant wait to shoot it...who's up for some target practice tomorrow?
I have some steel set up in the back but going to a USPSA shoot today so won't be around. Probably could do some evening this week if you want. Text me.
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:12 AM   #57482
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Well Daggny and I will attend a pistol competition training class in May so we can find out if it is a sport we wanna try.
What kind of competition and why wait until May? I'm not great but do shoot a good bit of the combat action type stuff and could probably get you started.
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:59 AM   #57483
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Any of youse guys have a tankless water heater? Our old 50 gallon electric is about to shit the bed and I am looking at replacing it with a tankless LP unit.
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Old 03-17-2013, 07:37 AM   #57484
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What kind of competition and why wait until May? I'm not great but do shoot a good bit of the combat action type stuff and could probably get you started.
Well the class is that date. Not sure what sort of competition we might enjoy so the idea of a day long class introducing us to multiple types seemed like a good idea. Besides we've only been into the semi auto pistols a year.
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Old 03-17-2013, 09:41 AM   #57485
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Anybody have a reliable date for when spring will arrive?
We don't have Spring. The three seasons are Summer, Winter, and Monsoon.
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Old 03-17-2013, 09:45 AM   #57486
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Any of youse guys have a tankless water heater? Our old 50 gallon electric is about to shit the bed and I am looking at replacing it with a tankless LP unit.
Not me, but I've helped my brothers put NG units in their houses. We put an early one about 12 years ago, and it didn't work too well. The last one about 3 years ago is much better. It a sizing issue. Get the large one.
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Old 03-17-2013, 10:50 AM   #57487
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I'm fairly new to Ohio, this is my first winter here. When is it going to warm up?! I'm tired of this cold stuff already! Just want to go out and ride without having to have my joints freeze up and hands almost get frost bite! Anybody have a reliable date for when spring will arrive?
The weather here is miserable. We will go from from cold and wet to hot and humid in the course of an afternoon. It will be comfortable for about an hour.

That being said, we are just about to the day where historically the average low temps will be barely above freezing. This is what I consider the real start of the riding season.
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:00 AM   #57488
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Weather has been heavily on my mind the past few days.

Tomorrow I fly to LA for business stuff. Then on Friday, I fly to Phoenix to close a deal on an R1200GS on Saturday. Sometime late that morning, I'll mount up and head East. 33# of riding gear has been sent to the seller's address in preparation for whatever Nature will toss in my way.

Planning to stay south-ish on either I-10 or I-20 until I have to turn North. Things are looking good right now, but who knows what I'll find.
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:19 AM   #57489
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Weather has been heavily on my mind the past few days.

Tomorrow I fly to LA for business stuff. Then on Friday, I fly to Phoenix to close a deal on an R1200GS on Saturday. Sometime late that morning, I'll mount up and head East. 33# of riding gear has been sent to the seller's address in preparation for whatever Nature will toss in my way.

Planning to stay south-ish on either I-10 or I-20 until I have to turn North. Things are looking good right now, but who knows what I'll find.
Cool. Good luck
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:38 AM   #57490
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Weather has been heavily on my mind the past few days.

Tomorrow I fly to LA for business stuff. Then on Friday, I fly to Phoenix to close a deal on an R1200GS on Saturday. Sometime late that morning, I'll mount up and head East. 33# of riding gear has been sent to the seller's address in preparation for whatever Nature will toss in my way.

Planning to stay south-ish on either I-10 or I-20 until I have to turn North. Things are looking good right now, but who knows what I'll find.
. that's a good way to get to know a bike.
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:42 PM   #57491
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I just did 2,700 miles down south, some on I-10, the weather was good until I got to Ohio, you'll be fine.
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:11 PM   #57492
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So look for lows just below freezing and ride for an hour and that will be spring then stop have lunch and when finished eating it will be summer. I've heard it gets unbearably hot and humid here...not looking forward to that. Guess I will just have to find the water to ride through
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:15 PM   #57493
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Weather has been heavily on my mind the past few days.

Tomorrow I fly to LA for business stuff. Then on Friday, I fly to Phoenix to close a deal on an R1200GS on Saturday. Sometime late that morning, I'll mount up and head East. 33# of riding gear has been sent to the seller's address in preparation for whatever Nature will toss in my way.

Planning to stay south-ish on either I-10 or I-20 until I have to turn North. Things are looking good right now, but who knows what I'll find.
Sounds like a great opportunity! Safe travels and have fun!
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:30 PM   #57494
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So look for lows just below freezing and ride for an hour and that will be spring then stop have lunch and when finished eating it will be summer. I've heard it gets unbearably hot and humid here...not looking forward to that. Guess I will just have to find the water to ride through
In a nutshell look for winters to be cold, snowy, and wet. Spring is non exsistant as it rains and snows at the same time, floods most low places, then that turns into 70's and rain overnight. A month or two later look for temps in the 90's with 60-80% humidity. Then come fall, then winter again. Between monsoon and boil to death seasons its also schneider incubation season, look for their eggs all over highways and other state routes.

If you dont like the weather here, wait 5 mins.
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:38 PM   #57495
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If you dont like the weather here, wait 5 mins.[/QUOTE]

haha! What in the world is a schneider and what do the eggs look like?!
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