The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:36 pm

Box Burner wrote:Well this one has not been used for some time I think. There are old wasps nests in the vents.

compressed air is your friend!!
carb cleaner, too.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Box Burner » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:38 pm

Hmmmm.... My cousin has a compressor.

If I make it out to 2013 the burn I would like to share a few shots with you.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:40 pm

*bows*......sir: it would be my pleasure, to share shots.......even if you get anywhere near this way, shots it is!!!

*pours Bushmills for all *
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Box Burner » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:47 pm

Bushmills, one of my favorites.

The only time I am online these days is when it is slow ay work.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Box Burner » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:59 pm

[drinks down 2 shots]

too late to stay, to tired to go.

[rolls under NEB]

See ya later...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:00 pm

g'nite BB.........and all the ships at sea.......
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Thorormr » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:54 am

Ok, it took some doing. First I started out with an actual report about my experiences at Alchemy but the tone was all wrong. So I cooled my heels and did a total re-write.

http://thorsflint.blogspot.com/2012/10/retrospective-on-two-burns.html

It's longish.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:08 am

*stumbles in, starts ECM*

Hi Thor!! good to see ya poppin back in.

dang, I'm gettin old.......stiff and sore this morning from working on the Hof.
And, my friends even talked me into a few safety procedures while we were working.....which is always stressful. hahaha

So, who's got a good cure for mice?
Seems they are in my camp trailer up there.....not super bad, but you can tell they've been there......and I'm sure with winter approaching, they'll be looking for a home.
I'know to go around looking for ways in, but realistically, it seems impossible to find all the places they get in.
I'm hoping getting the doors and windows done and sealed, will cure the issue in the Hof...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:13 am

Use the little mouse catchers where they crawl in and don't crawl back out. Poison just poisons other animals who'd eat the dead mice. Poor little bastards.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:18 am

yeah it's a tough call.........I made one experimental trap, a bucket with water and a stick, that it seems they crawl up, and fall in the bucket, but the water keeps them from jumping out. Thing is, you gotta wonder how long that'd work for.
I'm thinking of dousing with bleach under all cabinets and such, hoping the smell will last a long time, and maybe scare them away?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby wh..sh » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:24 am

ygmir wrote:yeah it's a tough call.........I made one experimental trap, a bucket with water and a stick, that it seems they crawl up, and fall in the bucket, but the water keeps them from jumping out. Thing is, you gotta wonder how long that'd work for.

:shock: Like, they would just drown and die in a bucket of water?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:31 am

Good morning!
Coffee get inside of me!!!!

Now, let's see, dealing with pests...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:39 am

Ygmir, good chance these "mice" (and at the Hof they are not domestic mice) may be carrying hantavirus. Do not sweep the dust, or if you do, wear a dust mask! That's how people catch that crap.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hantavirus
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Rodents like enclosed spaces like the Hof because they can avoid primary predators like hawks, owls and bobcats.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:53 am

wh..sh wrote:
ygmir wrote:yeah it's a tough call.........I made one experimental trap, a bucket with water and a stick, that it seems they crawl up, and fall in the bucket, but the water keeps them from jumping out. Thing is, you gotta wonder how long that'd work for.

:shock: Like, they would just drown and die in a bucket of water?

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Bob » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:25 am

http://www.mynevadacounty.com/nc/cda/eh/Pages/Vector-Program.aspx

I think regular old snap traps set along the walls are preferred.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:39 am

yeah, that's the thing: If I can figure a way, to just get them to not be there........it'd be great.
and, since the place sits, once the snow falls (until I can afford a snow machine), for up to 6 months, I don't want this huge population living there, since they do carry pathogens (as Dougly points out).
so, there's my dilemma, I suppose.
I'd rather not kill
but I also don't want what goes along with their presence.
I'll work towards none lethal, but ultimately, may end up there.

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wh..sh wrote:
ygmir wrote:yeah it's a tough call.........I made one experimental trap, a bucket with water and a stick, that it seems they crawl up, and fall in the bucket, but the water keeps them from jumping out. Thing is, you gotta wonder how long that'd work for.

:shock: Like, they would just drown and die in a bucket of water?

Yes. I;ve seen it.
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you saw my experimental trap?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:54 am

I lived in the country, and I've seen mice drowned in buckets. It wasn't even "experimental" it was accidental. Leave a bucket over night, and...

Also, you don't want mice in your trailer, because you don't want one to die in the walls.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby nilasnake » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:42 pm

i use those gluey traps and the bodies are usually dried up and shriveled before i find them weeks later so i don't have to deal with the smell.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Killbuck » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:47 pm

I have jars for them....
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Thorormr » Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:55 am

Starting to get productive. This is my unfinished stuff.
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These two have fresh paint:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Thorormr » Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:05 am

And just for posterity's sake these are the two acrylic works I did while at Alchemy. Never used that medium for this before, so I was just pushing paint around and seeing how it behaved. Both were placed under the Gifting Tree, neither stayed longer than fifteen minutes. The first was Friday, the second was Burnday. I have since found that there is both an extender I could get for more work time and a gloss/transparency medium; my main problem in camp was the paint dried almost as fast as I could put it on the panels. I was expecting a quick dry time but that was a lot faster than I was ready for.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:57 am

Thorormr wrote:These two have fresh paint:
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ooh I like the one on the left!
zehr green und wormy!!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:07 am

OLLLY MOLLLY, Kinda drunk and denken auf german.
been up all night /morn playin video games with my german friends.
and loseing!!!
my kee board neads a breathilizer on it!!

good thing derist nuthin to do tomorow. orer.. today.

(I made this with me speech to text app. hadda say it bout hundred times!)
weeehaa!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby burner von braun » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:01 am

*floats in on new-fangled balloon, reaches out and flicks on ECM, sails on out through the back tent flap*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:11 am

Classy, bvb. Thanks. Good morning all. Have good days.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:36 am

Mmmm, balloon coffee!

Morning bvb and Ell!

Lovely paintings, Thor. I can see why they flew away from under the gifting tree. I work exclusively in acrylics, oils and the clean up aggravate my asthma. I love the cold water clean up... and yes, I've learned to work very fast, or in layers. I have the gels and mediums, but am not used to a slow dry time and I find I fuss too much if the painting stay son the easel too long. Since I paint on my kitchen I need to be able to clear it out fast.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:11 am

*wanders in*
ah...........I see the "floating coffee cherub" was here..........thanks BVB!!
*fills NEKKID*

nice paintings Thor. I've never been able to paint.....but sure admire those who can.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby tattoogoddess » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:09 pm

I have been let back into the sandbox! Drinks all around on me! Also is the pub I work at first birthday today! :)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lucky420 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:18 pm

Hola tag
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:39 am

*wanders in and starts ECM*

wow.........slow night.

*tap tap.....is this on?*
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