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who needs what

Postby ygmir » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:28 pm

seems, in these trying times, maybe folks who need stuff can post,
folks who have extra, can post

and, maybe, help each other out?

just a thought.

if the mods deem this not ok.......sorry..........


for instance:
I've made a bunch of concrete weights, for holding stuff down. They are antifreeze bottles.....so, have a concrete filled handle, to tie to........
probably weigh around 10 lbs.

if anyone needs, I can bring some.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:29 pm

I need one of those, in case there are any bikes in my way...
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Postby Dr. Pyro » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:30 pm

I need five plus the mega number.

Then I could buy a whole new group of friends.

Friends who really like me.
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Postby ygmir » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:34 pm

doc:
if you just realize "asshole" means "friend" in Khazak...........or at least, think that way........

you've then got lots of friends.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:02 pm

I need a cabana boy who does massages and cooks, and some sort of bitchen' anti-darkwad wear for my chairs.

Koosh needs an apartment.
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Postby AntiM » Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:16 pm

I need art.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:17 pm

That I can help you with.
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Postby ygmir » Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:19 pm

so does Mrs. Linkletter................(how old am I?)........
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Postby capjbadger » Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:22 pm

ygmir wrote:so does Mrs. Linkletter................(how old am I?)........

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Bounce530 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:39 pm

I have lots of newspaper endrolls, that are good for covering you van or RV and letting people leave messages, or art, or w/e.
Plus lot's of black anti-skid mats from big rig trailers. These are good for putting under your evap pond or bucket..
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Postby Clar-i-ty » Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:42 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:I need a cabana boy who does massages and cooks...


I'll go in halvesies for that, but only if he'll wash my hair too.
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Postby Homiesinheaven » Fri Jul 16, 2010 12:01 am

what are black anti-skid mats?
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Postby Fire_Moose » Fri Jul 16, 2010 7:21 am

I need a scantily clad cabana girl who does massages on my cock.


Also hand jobs with her mouth would be a plus.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Jul 16, 2010 8:59 am

Homiesinheaven wrote:what are black anti-skid mats?

I think those are the same things that employees stand on in cafes and supermarkets so that they don't slip in water and have a little give on the cement floor.
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Postby AntiM » Fri Jul 16, 2010 9:05 am

Or they're the black sand-papery non-skid which get cut up and put on the steps?

MyLarry doesn't use them. Non-skid mats aren't going to keep a load of structural steel in place. It skids and people die.
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Postby Bounce530 » Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:30 am

Sorry about that...the mats are black thin rubbery sheets. I get them off of trucks that bring in rolls of newspaper. The paper mill puts these mats down under the flat edge of the roll so they don't slide around on the wooden truck floor.
I've used them to line my tool box with, covered a workbench with them, and used one at the burn for between the roof of my van and my evap tray...
I have a surplus of them and can offer them to somebody that might want them for free...
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Postby ygmir » Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:45 am

Bounce530 wrote:Sorry about that...the mats are black thin rubbery sheets. I get them off of trucks that bring in rolls of newspaper. The paper mill puts these mats down under the flat edge of the roll so they don't slide around on the wooden truck floor.
I've used them to line my tool box with, covered a workbench with them, and used one at the burn for between the roof of my van and my evap tray...
I have a surplus of them and can offer them to somebody that might want them for free...


how big are they?
I'd like to get some...........
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Postby kman » Fri Jul 16, 2010 11:17 am

Bounce530 wrote:Sorry about that...the mats are black thin rubbery sheets. I get them off of trucks that bring in rolls of newspaper. The paper mill puts these mats down under the flat edge of the roll so they don't slide around on the wooden truck floor.
I've used them to line my tool box with, covered a workbench with them, and used one at the burn for between the roof of my van and my evap tray...
I have a surplus of them and can offer them to somebody that might want them for free...

Sounds nifty, I could probably find a use for some of that, too. How thick are they?
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Postby Bounce530 » Fri Jul 16, 2010 11:59 am

they're pretty thin, some are thicker.

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Postby kman » Fri Jul 16, 2010 12:22 pm

Looks like it would make an excellent flooring material for the floor of a yurt, to cut down on the tarp's crinkle factor when you walk on it. :)

Not essential, but if it's no bother to bring it out, I'd love to have some.

If someone else has an actual important use for it, however, by all means have at it.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Fri Jul 16, 2010 12:39 pm

that stuff is kinda like pondliner, but with a bunch of leaks everywhere.

it puts out a lot of heat also, not so good for a yurt entrance.
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Postby kman » Fri Jul 16, 2010 12:43 pm

oneeyeddick wrote:that stuff is kinda like pondliner, but with a bunch of leaks everywhere.

it puts out a lot of heat also, not so good for a yurt entrance.

My thought was to use it inside the yurt, just so people don't wake up the other sleepers when they move around inside at night, walking over crinkly-sounding tarp material.

Sort of like an area rug, but less inclined to hold onto the playa dust.
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Postby MissNev » Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:22 pm

I would love to get some of the mats! They sound perfect for our evap system! Let me know how to meet up with you. I'm in Reno.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:28 pm

you still have to use your regular plastic on top of them for an evap system, those are not waterproof.
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Postby MissNev » Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:45 pm

Our system pours into a pool. The mat would be material for the top to help distribute the gray water and aid with evaporation. Do you know if the mats are absorbent?
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Postby oneeyeddick » Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:25 pm

nope, black rubber, just like pond liner, just like tires.

it doesn't float either, it will sink to the bottom of your pool and just sit there.

Spray painting the inside walls and bottom of the pool black works a little bit(in thoery), but prolly not that much of a difference.
(I did this once)

The key is exposure to air, as in set a couple of box fans up so that more air is moving over the surface, or make the surface of your water bigger through wicks, drip towels, swamp cooler filters, small sprinkling fountains, etc etc.
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Postby MissNev » Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:08 pm

The top of our system is a round disc. The water pours off and around, down over wire mesh and into the pool. We have painted the disc black in the past to help with heat asborption, but those mats would work better and evenly distributing the water. I was planning to put black material on the disc this year, but I'm hoping these would work better because they are thicker.
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Postby MissNev » Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:09 pm

Also, this year we are fixing the top with a sprinkler type fitting to help distribute the water better.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:26 pm

I'm selling my truck. Playa-tested!
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Postby ygmir » Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:06 pm

bounce 530:
where did we end up on those mats?

and, thought I'd bump, in case others need or have stuff.
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