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    So, relatively low possibility of drowning, then?

    Speaking of exercise I have recently been on a bicycle kick. Bought a used cruiser, installed 3 speed rear wheel/hub, and have been using it to go to the nearby shopping centers for lunch and coffee and groceries.

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    So, relatively low possibility of drowning, then?

    Speaking of exercise I have recently been on a bicycle kick. Bought a used cruiser, installed 3 speed rear wheel/hub, and have been using it to go to the nearby shopping centers for lunch and coffee and groceries.
    Excellent! This is the reason I am into my bike riding. They said 3 years ago they told me I was diabetic. I am not on any shots or pills and can control it by no sugar intake at all. I was at 212 and now at 175. Was at 7.2 a1c and now at 6.3.
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    A lot of great side interests! What I found more interesting was we ALL have a lot of things in common outside of pens!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rapidray View Post
    Great looking slide rule there! And a K&E no less. My collection is up to around 30 different K&Eís. Some Postís, and others. I have my very first one that I got back in Puerto Rico, when my dad was stationed at Ramey AFB.
    Thank you, Rapidray. It's the tip for shoveling snow.

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    A lot of great side interests! What I found more interesting was we ALL have a lot of things in common outside of pens!
    I really didn't see that coming. Too cool!

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    Great looking slide rule there! And a K&E no less. My collection is up to around 30 different K&Eís. Some Postís, and others. I have my very first one that I got back in Puerto Rico, when my dad was stationed at Ramey AFB.
    Thank you, Rapidray. It's the tip for shoveling snow.

    30 K & E's. You are a true collector.
    Tip for shoveling snow...lol
    I had to grab a box out of storage today while I was in Tampa visiting the kids and grandkids and found these two.
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    Rapidray,

    If you collect those, PM me with your address and I'll send gratis a circular one, probably used by pilots.

    P.S. Oh sh*t, I looked where I thought it was and it's not there. But it's around here...somewhere....

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    Rapidray,

    If you collect those, PM me with your address and I'll send gratis a circular one, probably used by pilots.

    P.S. Oh sh*t, I looked where I thought it was and it's not there. But it's around here...somewhere....


    Your place sounds like mine! I know I have it but where.
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    custom knives
    production knives
    watches

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    Rapidray,

    If you collect those, PM me with your address and I'll send gratis a circular one, probably used by pilots.

    P.S. Oh sh*t, I looked where I thought it was and it's not there. But it's around here...somewhere....


    Your place sounds like mine! I know I have it but where.
    Long long ago and in a land ... I used to smoke; pipes, cigars, cigarettes. I also had a whole bunch of the Bulova tuning fork Accutrons that a friend had been trying to buy for ages. He ran an antique store and since I was not likely to wear them again I agreed to sell them to him at a somewhat ridiculously low price. He asked if I still had my pipes and was I interested in selling those?

    "Old smoking pipes?" "There's a market for used smoking pipes?"

    Seems there is and it's even pretty active at the time so I said sure. But then I went to the box I knew I had stored them in and it was filled with old shaving brushes and razors and shoestrings and almost empty cans of shoe polish and neatsfoot oil.
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    -Watches
    -Chess Sets
    -Books
    -Computers
    -Bolos (Western Ties)
    -Toys
    -Cars (Big and Small)

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    Quote Originally Posted by innerlight View Post
    custom knives
    production knives
    watches
    I am more production knives as custom is just way above what I can spend. Well, I do have a Randall -made here in Orlando, so 1 custom.
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    -Watches
    -Chess Sets
    -Books
    -Computers
    -Bolos (Western Ties)
    -Toys
    -Cars (Big and Small)

    Bolos...I have a few, Thank you dad!
    Now...chess sets, so hopefully you play then. If you do, please pm me!
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    Rapidray,

    If you collect those, PM me with your address and I'll send gratis a circular one, probably used by pilots.

    P.S. Oh sh*t, I looked where I thought it was and it's not there. But it's around here...somewhere....


    Your place sounds like mine! I know I have it but where.
    Long long ago and in a land ... I used to smoke; pipes, cigars, cigarettes. I also had a whole bunch of the Bulova tuning fork Accutrons that a friend had been trying to buy for ages. He ran an antique store and since I was not likely to wear them again I agreed to sell them to him at a somewhat ridiculously low price. He asked if I still had my pipes and was I interested in selling those?

    "Old smoking pipes?" "There's a market for used smoking pipes?"

    Seems there is and it's even pretty active at the time so I said sure. But then I went to the box I knew I had stored them in and it was filled with old shaving brushes and razors and shoestrings and almost empty cans of shoe polish and neatsfoot oil.
    I had mostly freehand pipes when I did smoke a pipe. I always found the top of freehands added a nice look to the pipe.
    0.5mm vs 0.7mm graphite sizes is much like 9mm vs 45acp...they both work if you know what you are doing. - me

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    I need to have fewer interests, or at least cheaper ones. Outside of pens I also like...

    Cars and motorsports
    Firearms and target shooting
    Watches
    Mountain biking
    Soccer
    Cooking
    Occasional computer / video games
    Spending time with my wife

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scooby921 View Post
    I need to have fewer interests, or at least cheaper ones. Outside of pens I also like...

    Cars and motorsports
    Firearms and target shooting
    Watches
    Mountain biking
    Soccer
    Cooking
    Occasional computer / video games
    Spending time with my wife
    Mountain biking...I have mine set up for over nighters. There are a couple of places I will be doing next year with the Great Divide Mountain bike route being the one to do first, even if its the only one I do, it will be worth it.
    Attached Images Attached Images
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    Something is preventing me seeing the pics but... If you mountain bike through Colorado feel free to give me a shout.

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    Quote Originally Posted by azkid View Post
    Something is preventing me seeing the pics but... If you mountain bike through Colorado feel free to give me a shout.
    Pics are a Surly Pugsley fattie kitted out for bike-packing.

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    Great looking slide rule there! And a K&E no less. My collection is up to around 30 different K&Eís. Some Postís, and others. I have my very first one that I got back in Puerto Rico, when my dad was stationed at Ramey AFB.
    Thank you, Rapidray. It's the tip for shoveling snow.

    30 K & E's. You are a true collector.
    Tip for shoveling snow...lol
    I had to grab a box out of storage today while I was in Tampa visiting the kids and grandkids and found these two.
    A mint Deci-Lon and a mint Decli-Lon 5.

    You are a collector.
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