Monthly Archives: June 2011

A little hole – a little hope, but not much

Took everything apart again to drill out the bolt, and have lost my mobility. Several hours of drilling and 4 broken bits, I now know that one drills 6 seconds, cools 6 seconds. I have a hole that is less … Continue reading

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A Bit Broke

Got the bit extender for $9, and everything works, although it is hard drilling into metal. Then, the bit broke… – it’s not just your average bit (although it doesn’t cost that much $2, one needs the indented hex end … Continue reading

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Trying to extract a busted bolt, horse, forest, a new starter

I did a loop up through Chequamegon National Forest, and then over to Eau Claire picking up the horse trail (Old Abe Trail) near Mirror Lake State Park. We saw an interesting little critter, unfortunately dead, and picked some wild … Continue reading

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Butterflies and Trailing (New Fain)

Spin and Petey were given ivermectin (although there are not many mosquitos yet up here), and vectra 3d (there are wood ticks).

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Major Bong

Adjusting to our arrival here, we made a short trip out to Major Bong State Park. It was a beautiful 1/2 day adventure – very solitary, and many beautiful birds along the 5 mile trail. A very diverse park. No … Continue reading

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Patriot act

Up in Wisconsin – trying to stay cool. The weather has been a pretty decent 60-70 degrees, but somewhat rainy. We had quite a reception here. After arriving in the state on the eve of the renewal of the patriot … Continue reading

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