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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:15 pm

Now that we're on page to can we get to more important matters? LIke steaks. I think we need a roster--who's coming by my camp on which day to feed me steak?
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Rice » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:18 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Now that we're on page to can we get to more important matters? LIke steaks. I think we need a roster--who's coming by my camp on which day to feed me steak?


The food steak or the wooden stake?? :shock:
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:26 pm

Rice wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Now that we're on page to can we get to more important matters? LIke steaks. I think we need a roster--who's coming by my camp on which day to feed me steak?


The food steak or the wooden stake?? :shock:
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I said "steak" and I mean "steak". Ygmir might need the other, but I don't.
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Rice » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:40 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
Rice wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Now that we're on page to can we get to more important matters? LIke steaks. I think we need a roster--who's coming by my camp on which day to feed me steak?


The food steak or the wooden stake?? :shock:
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I said "steak" and I mean "steak". Ygmir might need the other, but I don't.

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I wont be able to offer Steak, but perhaps a drink??
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby TomServo » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:45 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Now that we're on page to can we get to more important matters? LIke steaks. I think we need a roster--who's coming by my camp on which day to feed me steak?

YAY 2nd Page! Don't you get Borscht at your camp?
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:02 pm

TomServo wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Now that we're on page to can we get to more important matters? LIke steaks. I think we need a roster--who's coming by my camp on which day to feed me steak?

YAY 2nd Page! Don't you get Borscht at your camp?

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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Savannah » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:59 pm

Roark wrote:
Savannah wrote:I love my wrecking bar, but I just use it for stakes.


i just love a woman with a wrecking bar. :mrgreen:


I don't mean to brag, but it's 30 inches. :mrgreen:
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby ygmir » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:54 pm

Savannah wrote:
Roark wrote:
Savannah wrote:I love my wrecking bar, but I just use it for stakes.


i just love a woman with a wrecking bar. :mrgreen:


I don't mean to brag, but it's 30 inches. :mrgreen:


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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Roark » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:27 pm

Savannah wrote:
Roark wrote:
Savannah wrote:I love my wrecking bar, but I just use it for stakes.


i just love a woman with a wrecking bar. :mrgreen:


I don't mean to brag, but it's 30 inches. :mrgreen:


So SCHWING that THANG! :mrgreen:

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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby VultureChow » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:40 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Now that we're on page to can we get to more important matters? LIke steaks. I think we need a roster--who's coming by my camp on which day to feed me steak?


For the record, I operate on opposite steak time on the playa. Early morning strip steaks.
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Capt. RON » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:24 pm

FIGJAM, any particular reason you went with 3/8 rather than 1/2 lag bolts?

Have you bent any of the 3/8 bolts?
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby FIGJAM » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:19 pm

None have bent and the 3/8" fit perfectly through a tarp grommet. 8)
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Capt. RON » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:46 am

Ahhhh... excellent point about the grommets.....

Thank you, this saves me a shitload of work setting up angled side shades
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Eturnol » Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:03 pm

Would these work when securing down a hexayurt? They're 10 inch long 1/2 inch galvanized anchors. I liked them because they're already pre-bent which would make them easy to pound into the ground.

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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:22 pm

10"s isn't long enough.
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Eturnol » Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:45 pm

How long should they be? At least 18 inches?
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:49 pm

14 to 18 depending on how many you use.
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Eturnol » Thu Aug 21, 2014 5:02 pm

Ok great I think they have that length. What about the design? Is it possible that the flat part will twist towards the tent (I plan on pounding it all they way flush with the ground, pinning the rope underneath).
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby maladroit » Thu Aug 21, 2014 5:50 pm

Eturnol wrote:Ok great I think they have that length. What about the design? Is it possible that the flat part will twist towards the tent (I plan on pounding it all they way flush with
the ground, pinning the rope underneath).


Extremely possible.
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Re: Rebar/stake questions

Postby Traiiler Park Gypsy » Fri Feb 20, 2015 4:55 pm

You build nice shade :D Happen to have a thread on that?
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