Couple of unrelated things

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  1. Sawdustdave

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    Worked from 5 am to 1 pm today, so when I got home figured it was time to do something. I got a new Kershaw knife, but didn't have the size torx driver to change the clip. So, off to HD. Found what I needed quickly, went through the hated self checkout, and back to the...

    Wait! I was thinking about another lilac bush in the back of the house. High sun, good black dirt.

    Found a small one in my price range, then heading back inside to pay for it. Once there, I saw a hanging basket of flowers, again, in my price range. Picked 'em both up.

    Back to the truck.

    Figured, why not move that clip now, in the parking lot, while I'm sitting at the wheel? No problem...

    Did not lose one of the screws. The other is somewhere inside the truck. It's really small, and my eyes are not so young. Gone.

    But, the lilac is planted, the hanging basket is on the front porch, looking mighty pretty. AND, Kershaw has replacement parts! Filled out the form. Seems they will replace almost the whole knife, to me that's pretty good service. If I have to pay a fee, well, that's on me anyway.

    Tonight I'll sharpen the lawn mower blade, and load the canoe for tomorrow..
     
  2. Jim L.

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    You could always run a bar magnet the all around inside the truck.
     
  3. MrFixIt

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    You gotta get your priorities straight brother.
    Plants first, then work on the knife at your workbench with your glasses on and with a strong light.
    :)
     
  4. Bobsdock

    Bobsdock So long, and thanks for all the fish Supporter

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    Plus one on the magnet. My eyes are getting dim too.
    Have a great float trip brother !
     
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    Funny thing, I see better up close w/o the glasses. Wish I had said magnet...
     
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    gohammergo I like sharp things.... Supporter Bushcraft Friend

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    You are living large! New plants! Going canoeing tomorrow! Life is looking pretty darn good for you. :)
     
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    You might need to go back to HD for said magnet :rolleyes:.

    Enjoy the canoe tomorrow.
     
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    Dave get the magnetic tray from harbor freight and work over it when possible, good luck fishing in the morning.
     
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    Be advised, do NOT get the Harbor Freight 50 pound pick-up magnet, or the more powerful one they claim can retrieve outboard motors from the bottom of lakes. If you get either of those, you will have a hard time getting it off the floor of your vehicle! Don't ask me how I know this. :rolleyes:
     
  10. longcruise

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    For small stuff a refrigerator magnet works pretty good.
     
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    this story reminds me why i do carburetor work(in addition to other items that have little tiny parts a/o springs) on the dining room table over a large white towel (spread over a opened up pastic trash bag)

    toys that go bang are loaded w/ those LTP's ;-)

    the parts i drop will be visible

    and they don't bounce away

    i frequently find old white motel bath towels in the trash at the DIY car wash and the bridal unit warshez 'em (separately) for me
     
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    That's what Should do and hopefully I'll remember it the next time I have a delicate projectt. :)
     
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