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by tavin

I think whatever happens, it'll be more appealing than they are currently. I'd love to see more grain definition.
by fernwood
Good you have the recovery plan.
by Peruano
Lacking public lands, in Texas you are forced to negociate with Mr. Rancher or walk down the road and hope for the best. You did fine.
by Jugglerguy
, what do you mean by “media”? I have always used that word to mean the ceramics that are added. You seem to be using it to mean “grit”, but I might be misunderstanding.


amygdule: Twelve pounds of Agate will keep you going for 45 Days. Feb 15, 2019 17:40:42 GMT -5
amygdule: When your boots are full of cold water, it's time to take a break. Feb 15, 2019 18:00:50 GMT -5
tbvet3: When your boots are full of cold water
That's duck hunting at its finest.
Feb 15, 2019 20:11:38 GMT -5 *
avenueiarts: Cold duck Feb 16, 2019 4:01:38 GMT -5
Wooferhound: Take yer boots off and sit a spel . . . Feb 16, 2019 5:10:51 GMT -5 *
mohs: the instruction to pour piss out of your boots is written on the sole... Feb 16, 2019 10:24:47 GMT -5
mohs: all ya gotta do is be able to read...mostly Feb 16, 2019 10:25:30 GMT -5
Wooferhound: Step 1 - Pee in your boots Feb 17, 2019 0:49:39 GMT -5
tbvet3: And your feet will be warm - For a little while.......... Feb 17, 2019 7:57:17 GMT -5
mohs: ha ha in this case glad i'm illegitimate... Feb 17, 2019 14:15:41 GMT -5
parfive: No cold feet for Harry Kane. Feb 17, 2019 14:18:24 GMT -5
SilverFoxx: Whatever happened to Dads Rockshop? Feb 17, 2019 17:57:50 GMT -5
mohs: good question-not sure-one of my favorite rock lyrics.. Feb 18, 2019 10:05:17 GMT -5
mohs: mom met dad in the back of rocknroll car Feb 18, 2019 10:05:58 GMT -5 *
rockpickerforever: Rocknroll car? Nah, he was just a singer in a rocknroll band 8-) Feb 18, 2019 18:35:35 GMT -5
mohs: so you wanna be a rocknroll star (yahoo) Feb 18, 2019 20:06:55 GMT -5
amygdule: Feb 18, 2019 20:39:21 GMT -5
amygdule: Your rubbers are supposed to keep your feet dry. Feb 18, 2019 21:13:26 GMT -5
rockpickerforever: You can stow your rubbers in the boot of your car with all your other bits 'n bobs. Now, grab your torch, and take the lift to the roof. It's monkeys outside! Brrr.... Feb 19, 2019 0:38:31 GMT -5 *
Wooferhound: I wear my rubbers when it starts getting deep around here Feb 19, 2019 3:36:51 GMT -5