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Forum: Just Conversation Today, 04:05 PM
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Posted By okmunky
Electric airplanes???? Thatís gonna take some...

Electric airplanes???? Thatís gonna take some really long extension cords or new lighter weight batteries.

There is no one solution for power generation in this country. Sadly, it tends to be...
Forum: Just Conversation Yesterday, 10:56 PM
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Posted By okmunky
There’s another type of solar power generator...

There’s another type of solar power generator here in Arizona. It uses a parabolic trough to heat thermal salts that are pumped through pipes. The benefit of this is that the heated salt can be...
Forum: Just Conversation Yesterday, 11:59 AM
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Posted By okmunky
If you didn’t listen to the radio caller about...

If you didn’t listen to the radio caller about the deer signs you have missed a hysterical conversation. How could anybody be that stupid?
Forum: Just Conversation Yesterday, 11:42 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Martin, I agree 100%! I’ve been solar only for...

Martin, I agree 100%! I’ve been solar only for about six years now. Connie’s roof has nine solar panels on it now and I’m planning to add four more. Mine are a mix of sizes and wattageS as they have...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 11-21-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,453
Posted By okmunky
Which vaccine did you get, Russ? And if Iím not...

Which vaccine did you get, Russ? And if Iím not being too nosey - can you elaborate a bit on your minor side effect?

You are a modern day pioneer. :thumb:
Forum: Just Conversation 11-21-2020, 02:34 PM
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Posted By okmunky
I need to borrow one of those for a day or two....

I need to borrow one of those for a day or two. Tell them I'll provide free parking in the glorious Arizona desert in exchange for letting me play with that toy. :laugh:

I have great plans for...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-19-2020, 05:17 PM
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Posted By okmunky
So when will yíall be here?

So when will yíall be here?
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 11-19-2020, 10:13 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Is this part of a trial, or is a vaccine...

Is this part of a trial, or is a vaccine available to the public now?
Forum: Just Conversation 11-18-2020, 06:34 PM
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Posted By okmunky
This is how I spent my day. Connie now has a...

This is how I spent my day. Connie now has a lean-to shed instead of a hoop shed that a summer storm destroyed. This is with metal pipe instead of PVC. The covering is the same , a large tarp....
Forum: Just Conversation 11-16-2020, 11:49 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Yeah! Glad to hear that!

Yeah! Glad to hear that!
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 11-16-2020, 11:47 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Hmm, even though the case count is increasing,...

Hmm, even though the case count is increasing, the death count remains very low in AZ. I wonder if that is because the virus has mutated to a gentler strain or if the new cases are in a younger,...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-15-2020, 08:53 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Your absence is felt daily. I miss having you...

Your absence is felt daily. I miss having you around. :sad:
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 11-11-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,471
Posted By okmunky
Harvey, The numbers jump up and down but...

Harvey,

The numbers jump up and down but from what I understand those arenít all newly diagnosed cases. Those are simply positive test results. Many people who do test positive are often retested....
Forum: Just Conversation 11-11-2020, 08:36 PM
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Posted By okmunky
Yeah! There are 2 parks near Dateland. The nice...

Yeah! There are 2 parks near Dateland. The nice one is Oasis at Aztec Hills. (928) 454-2229
Tell Pepper I sent you.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-11-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 87,259
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Posted By okmunky
wnos is an anagram of a profanity, I assume? ...

wnos is an anagram of a profanity, I assume? Hope it misses you!
Forum: Just Conversation 11-10-2020, 06:55 PM
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Posted By okmunky
You know thatís a dominance move on her part,...

You know thatís a dominance move on her part, right? Lily will wake me up about 3 am knowing that Iíll get up and go to the bathroom. She wants to lay down against my pillow.

Whoís in charge...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 11-10-2020, 12:56 PM
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Views: 1,471
Posted By okmunky
Harvey, The high numbers in Yuma county are...

Harvey,

The high numbers in Yuma county are concentrated in the Hispanic neighborhoods. This demographics page shows 72% of the cases are Hispanics and predominantly in the 20 to 44 year olds.
...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-09-2020, 12:18 PM
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Posted By okmunky
Those terms arenít near as confusing as the words...

Those terms arenít near as confusing as the words in the RVM Lexicon. Just a refresher for those who may be rusty.

Official RVM Lexicon

Word -- meaning

RVM -- Recreational Vehicle Mutant -...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-08-2020, 10:02 AM
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Posted By okmunky
He sure showed up all of you old guys! Way to go...

He sure showed up all of you old guys! Way to go young’un!
Forum: Just Conversation 11-07-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 87,259
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Posted By okmunky
:nonono::nonono::nonono: If only. <sigh> ...

:nonono::nonono::nonono: If only. <sigh>

Wayne, I don’t think it's quite over yet. Should be a lot of name calling in the next few weeks, but NOT coming from us Muties.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-06-2020, 10:49 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Iím sorry your thoughts weigh so heavily on your...

Iím sorry your thoughts weigh so heavily on your mind, Wayne. Must be tough being you. :laugh:
Forum: Just Conversation 11-06-2020, 10:40 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Ranger does have power steering, manual door...

Ranger does have power steering, manual door locks and crank windows. Smarty even has crank windows and she's a 2012. I wish he had cruise control but that probably can’t happen on a 5 speed manual...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-05-2020, 06:49 PM
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Posted By okmunky
Dave and Carol, been there suffered thru stuff...

Dave and Carol, been there suffered thru stuff like that. You have my sympathy. These darn machines really know how to be a pain in the tookess, don’t they? When will you get to Yuma? I need a...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-04-2020, 10:15 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Good morning Muties! It’s a gorgeous morning here...

Good morning Muties! It’s a gorgeous morning here in Arizona. I moved the RV back to our place since the weather has cooled off and I no longer need massive amounts of water to run the swamp cooler....
Forum: Just Conversation 11-03-2020, 08:56 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Hmm, NOTHING seems to be a theme for you Dave! ...

Hmm, NOTHING seems to be a theme for you Dave! :eek: Those that attended the first GC know what I mean. You newbies will need to pry the story out of Dave. I'm sure someone still has photos. That...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-01-2020, 06:55 PM
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Posted By okmunky
Happy Birthday, Grand Poohbah!

Happy Birthday, Grand Poohbah!
Forum: Just Conversation 10-30-2020, 06:29 PM
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Posted By okmunky
Richard, Move to Arizona. Daylight savings...

Richard,

Move to Arizona. Daylight savings time is not observed here. We never have to change our clocks. Lots of people move here for health reasons. The dry climate helps many people live longer...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-29-2020, 06:36 PM
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Posted By okmunky
Well, darn! You'll be missed. But things change...

Well, darn! You'll be missed. But things change so quickly these days. Yuma might start looking better than north Texas. :cool:
Forum: Just Conversation 10-29-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 87,259
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Posted By okmunky
You got that right! Without Rose's help and...

You got that right! Without Rose's help and advice we never would have been able to survive a Dateland summer. :bow: Not that I plan to ever try again. :nonono:
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-28-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By okmunky
Please give me your best ideas and products for staying safe

I'm hoping some of you have some great ideas or have found some great products that are helping you avoid infection.

I saw a cashier wearing one of these face shields today and Iím not sure they...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-28-2020, 08:35 PM
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Posted By okmunky
I finally got Ranger, my new to me toad out on...

I finally got Ranger, my new to me toad out on the highway today. I'm surprised how well he handled it. He's no speed demon, but I was able to get a 330 gallon IBC tote, 3 very large solar panels, a...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-27-2020, 10:59 AM
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Posted By okmunky
My dad was an avid fisherman and occasional bird...

My dad was an avid fisherman and occasional bird hunter. I still remember spitting out buckshot when we ate dove and quail.

I wonder how much of fishing is talent and how much is luck?
Forum: Just Conversation 10-27-2020, 01:46 AM
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Posted By okmunky
I was told the tires on my RV are rated at 65 mph...

I was told the tires on my RV are rated at 65 mph so that is where I set the cruise control. Here in AZ the speed limit on the interstate highways is 75mph which means lots of drivers doing 90....
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-27-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,293
Posted By okmunky
If we donít do something to get the economy back...

If we donít do something to get the economy back to healthy soon, the infection numbers wonít matter. We'll be in a full scale economic depression.

And we all know the accuracy of the infection...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-26-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,293
Posted By okmunky
Businesses have the right to set rules for their...

Businesses have the right to set rules for their customers - think fancy restaurants having dress codes.

The hair stylist lost her ability to make a living for breaking what? Not a law. Laws are...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-26-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,335
Posted By okmunky
Harvey, The one thing I know for sure about...

Harvey, The one thing I know for sure about statistics is that you can make them say anything you want. By only showing the statistics from late September to now gives a tiny picture that only covers...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-26-2020, 10:05 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Safe travels, Carl. I know wonít dally once you...

Safe travels, Carl. I know wonít dally once you head south.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-26-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,293
Posted By okmunky
I have no problem wearing a mask. They are...

I have no problem wearing a mask. They are annoying but it has a purpose. What bothers me is that I see other freedoms being restricted or denied.

Many of the cities are adopting such stringent...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-25-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,293
Posted By okmunky
The Great Barrington Declaration

An international group of doctors and medical scientists have proposed "focused protection" rather than locking down the world. I find this very interesting.

https://gbdeclaration.org/
Forum: Just Conversation 10-25-2020, 07:31 PM
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Posted By okmunky
Carl, was that photo taken today? I’m surprised...

Carl, was that photo taken today? I’m surprised to see green grass and no snow.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-25-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,335
Posted By okmunky
Harvey, The numbers have been coming WAY...

Harvey,

The numbers have been coming WAY down lately. I check the stats daily and it has been averaging 25-30 casas per day. It seems like once a week there is a really high number. It's usually...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-25-2020, 09:01 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Geez, that sounds a) fun or b) dangerous. How...

Geez, that sounds a) fun or b) dangerous. How many guns amongst the group?
Forum: Just Conversation 10-23-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 87,259
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Posted By okmunky
Safe travels to all 3 of you! I wish you were...

Safe travels to all 3 of you! I wish you were closer so we could all visit together.

What we need is a transporter like on Star Trek. Weíve gotten communicators, a.k.a. cell phones and electronic...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-23-2020, 11:30 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Actually Sue, I donít think they do get into the...

Actually Sue, I donít think they do get into the dumpsters. They eat snakes, lizards, scorpions and larger bugs. I think he uses the dumpster like Tim uses his deer stand. Only his viewpoint is...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-23-2020, 11:21 AM
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Posted By okmunky
Great news! Are Steve and Mary Ann down there...

Great news! Are Steve and Mary Ann down there yet?

My news is just the opposite. We are finally done with 100* weather. Monday our high temperature is forecast to be 68*. Arizonans will be...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-21-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,335
Posted By okmunky
I havenít been on the road to Imperial Dam, but I...

I havenít been on the road to Imperial Dam, but I do believe it is paved.

I can do better with the first question. I went to the Purple Pharmacy in Algodones about a month ago. The border...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-21-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,335
Posted By okmunky
The closest boondocking near Yuma is Lake Mittry...

The closest boondocking near Yuma is Lake Mittry and behind the VFW on Highway 95. Both are BLM land with 14 day stay limits. A bit farther north is the long term visitor area at Imperial Dam.
Forum: Solo RV'ers 10-20-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,576
Posted By okmunky
Do you have any pets that you plan to take with...

Do you have any pets that you plan to take with you? I used to be an introvert, very shy and would rarely speak to anyone I didnít know really well.

Then 27 years ago I added a capuchin monkey to...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-20-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,335
Posted By okmunky
As Governor De Santis pointed out yesterday, the...

As Governor De Santis pointed out yesterday, the number of hospitalizations and deaths have dropped over 70% since mid July. Hospitals have lots of empty rooms and so do ICU's. Lots of people may...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-20-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 87,259
Views: 4,552,551
Posted By okmunky
From what I’ve seen they prefer bigger perches. I...

From what I’ve seen they prefer bigger perches. I have a photo to show you. This is from an RV park in Dateland. They aren’t good flyers which is why they run. I’ve seen them fly over a 4 foot...
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