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On Sat, 07 May 2011 00:29:57 -0500, Don Foreman
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On Fri, 06 May 2011 21:21:40 -0700, Winston
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Don Foreman wrote:
I used to watch a couple of TV programs every evening, with Mary when
she was at home but also even when she was in hospital or the rehab
place. But I can't get interested in that now. I'm watching hardly
any TV lately (except when on the treadmill during inclement weather)
and I can't get interested in reading anything but the newspaper yet.

But I am starting to get back to the shop once in a while.

http://members.goldengate.net/dforem..._ladder_clamp/


That's cool, Don!

Next project: make a steel plate, drill some holes in it and weld it
to a receiver tube insert. A Harbor Freight winch will bolt to the
plate. Kevin has a whole bunch of pesky shrubs he wants to pull and
thought this might be an easy way to do it.


For the larger shrubs, be prepared to undermine the root structure
with a spade. Otherwise, your cable lasso will threaten to cut
through the shrub before it gives up it's hold on earth.

AMHIKT

--Winston


These are buckthorns. They don't put up much of a fight.

I think Kevin just wants to see if it will work, and so do I. Making
that plate and welding it to the receiver tube will be an easy and
enjoyable little shop project.

I'm going to MIG 1/4" plate to 1/4" wall square tube. Let's hope we
don't have a Gunner spare tire event.

Stick would be the clear way to do this, and I do have stick ... but I
know that'd work so there's no challenge or new experience. Besides, I
don't like the smoke. Gunsmoke yes, sticksmoke not so much.


Tell your friend Kevin that buckthorn are extremely easy to kill with
roundup. Just use a 1% v/V solution and use a handsprayer over the
top. Don't need enough to spray to drip.

he could still pull them if he wants and there wil be no re-sprout. Or
wait till the leaves drop and just prune them off.

Karl
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