Mike H

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About Mike H

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  • Birthday 01/13/1958

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    North end of the Keweenaw, Mi.
  • Interests
    Hunting/Fishing,Vintage Equipment

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  1. Mike H

    Work Boot Repair ...part 2

    Finally found some pull over covers for my work boots. They are made by Tingley called Weather-tuff Strech Rubber Overshoes ankle high. so far so good ,kept the feet dry and didn't add too much weight to the boots. It snowed prety hard this afternoon and had 11'' of rain last week so everything is saturated. tried to find the Red Ball over shoes but they arnt available any more Mike
  2. Mike H

    old snowblower

    thoes snogo's are a godsend up here in the Keweenaw the couinty has them mounted on everything Mike
  3. Mike H

    Tapping small holes in an aluminum extrusion

    The procudure is good just use tap magic for aluminum instead of soap ,, it lubes the tap the best so it does not stick and polishes the threads. Mike
  4. Mike H

    It's wet.....

    It finnaly setteled down here,got 9'' for july so far compaired to the 28'' in june Mike
  5. Mike H

    mowing under fences

    was wondering about that option. we have to trim about every 10 days to keep the weeds and grass off the bottom wire its set at 6'' for the pigs Mike
  6. Mike H

    source for new shoes

    Ayup thats him. Mike
  7. Mike H

    source for new shoes

    bought them from glenn blackwood in rockford Mi. got the new suspenders at the shop in Livingston wile fishing out there [the Madison was the best hands down] also met Bud Lilly in west yellow stone . Mike
  8. Mike H

    source for new shoes

    got mine from Dan Bailys in Montana about 10 years ago still work great and they stand behind their products needed new suspenders ,,new set free Mike
  9. Mike H

    Neat Clouds

    Wish we could share some of the rain that we got here in the Keweenaw the last 3 weeks 24'' total of rain fall, 1.9'' in 60 seconds out of that storm a week ago saturday / sunday [measured at MTU] still doing clean up and road replacement Mike
  10. Mike H

    Ok enuf Rain

    8''+ the last 2 nights and more on the way how is every one doing with moisture this summer Mike
  11. Mike H

    Repairing my boots

    Same problem here Walked out of my work boots this week out at the farm.[bottom fell off] Had to wear sandels till I repaired them. Been buying Red Wing work boots sense 1974 and they were usually good for 2 years [top leather worn out,,holes] The last two pair of boots are crap ,, the soles rotted out on the first pair and this pair the soles pulled loose from the leather mounts around the edge [boot lip] Got out the gorllia glue and re fastened the sole were it pulled apart. Ya think the price if the boots they would be better. guess ill save the pennies and order a set of Whites custom made boots. Mike
  12. Mike H

    reeeeal heavy chickens

  13. Mike H

    reeeeal heavy chickens

    about 24 ton Mike
  14. Mike H

    acytelene price increase?

    The shop I use to deal with had a accident a few years ago.they mix their own tanks of acetylene on site https://www.firehouse.com/prevention-investigation/news/10469520/fire-crews-extinguished-a-blaze-at-a-welding-supply-company-in-marysville-monday-after-a-series-of-explosions-rocked-the-nearby-neighborhood-and-injured-a-worker I know the guy's well and safty is #1 but accidents happen. as for cutting most of the stuff I use air plasma torch ,except for the heavy stuff then out comes the hot torch Mike
  15. Mike H


    Aug.15 maybe the first/last day of summer planting fall cover crops that day Mike