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  1. The last year i farmed I traded the 1486 for a 2775 massey. That was a huge up grade in power. That 640 cubic inch engine had power I wasn't used to. Awesome tractor to drive.
  2. I forgot to add lime juice and a little bit of vinegar
  3. I like to use the roma tomatoes ,onions jalapeno Hungarian wax peppers California bell peppers cilantro brown sugar garlic several others special secret seasonings. Diced the peppers onions and tomatoes chop up the cilantro you can either eat this cold or heat it on the stove put it in the refrigerator let it cool and like anything else tastes better after it's sat for a day
  4. Central Iowa Des Moines now. Grew up farming in Steamboat Rock Iowa. Farmed there for 33 years.
  5. I used the full weights on the inside and the half ones on the out side on both the 1466 and 1486 worked great. Weights originally came of 706D. Half weights look cooler on the outside
  6. I have 4 henry's. 3 are the frontier series. 22 LR 17 HMR and 22 mag with the 24 in long barrel. The last one is a silver boy 22LR . It is the 2020 Trump serial number edtion. Haven't shot them. Won't ever shoot the trump edtion
  7. Got down to -17 Monday night here at the Des Moines airport. Had UPS and FedEx cancel flights. Tonight FedEx cancelled there flight because it was snowing in Memphis. American cancelled a few flights cause Dallas was having bad weather. Tonight we had to preload a few overnight planes for American so they could run there APU's to keep planes warm. And our fuelers are out in it till they get done
  8. I bought a new Heckler and Koch VP 9mm night sights and 2 17 round and a 20 round magazine came with it. Something wild and crazy to do
  9. All those steaks look absolutely awesome almost too good to eat but since you're cooking them you better eat them
  10. I am busier than a cat covering up s---t on a tin roof seven miles from dirt. Mom always said don't bite the hand that feeds you
  11. My grandfather had a saying If you smell something first you better look in your on pants . dad had a good saying for eating at buffets. Might Just as well be the first hog to the trough
  12. Merry Christmas to everyone and may God bless
  13. I remember when I was in first grade in 1961 the school I went to steamboat rock iowa used t have a shooting class for the seniors. They made a back stop in the gym. Used 22 shorts
  14. I got meet Clint Eastwood in person while he was making the movie Bridges of Madison County. He would flying into the Des Moines airport at our FBO. Got to carry just bags and other stuff he had. Even got to carry his little daughter Francesca off the plane. He was a awesome guy.
  15. Colaguy

    Lug nuts

    I remember dad's 59 Oldsmobile and a 63 Mercury had left-handed threads and plowshare bolts have left-handed threads
  16. I have a Dillon 550b reloader also just love it never fails me I can load 7 rounds of 357 in a minute 9 mm 380 40 45 ACP 357 38 specials. Always wanted to get a powdered funnel to set up on each Calibre so I would never have to just it but never got that far.
  17. What I miss is cultivating with the 4 row rear mount on the 656 no cab going 3 mph north with a 3 mph wind blowing north just loved eating the dust
  18. Here's a picture of some of my tomatoes that are decent. Some red and white onions. The one with the stem on it is called a buffalo steak.it didn't grow buffalo steaks just tomatoes darn it
  19. What i have tried over the last couple of years and it seems to work is use epsom salt. About a ΒΌ cup of epsom salt in the bottom of hole before you plant.than just a little dirt on top than plant your tomatoes.
  20. The Beatles they seem to like my rhubarb a lot of the leaves by the way I work with the guy that lives in Newton I work for signature at the Des Moines airport his name is Marty he was telling me how bad the trees blew over
  21. I was very lucky none of the tomatoes really got squished cuz I have woven wire as tomato cages and concrete wire that they use in concrete as cages. so it was really strong and the A-frame that I have for the cucumbers is made out of 4 by 8 wire panels they put in for concrete so it kind of held stuff up.
  22. Yes I heard that also that the blight is in the soil. We had cold spring lots of rain then hot dry than rain and hot again. And to top it off part of the neighbors tree feel on the garden
  23. Very nice looking tomatoes. Will have to look for them next season.
  24. Yes had early blight late blight I think even blight on blight. Did spray for it but didn't help much. Been growing tomatoes for 45 years worst I ever had. I plant all variety of tomatoes and regular tomatoes blight-resistant ones
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