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by kyled
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Welcome from Southern Nevada.

Was going to head down to Lavic a few day ago, but looked at the weather and already getting very close to 100F.

Thanks. And I hear you. On Monday it's supposed to be 87, so we will see.
by realrockhound

Didn’t forget about you. Just FYI.
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Wooferhound: Sometimes I'll just Fork It May 9, 2024 15:11:19 GMT -5
thestripedone: Hi all May 10, 2024 17:16:19 GMT -5
thestripedone: I've been using ceridium oxide for my 4th step of polishing. I was wondering if there is a 5th step for a super polish May 10, 2024 17:20:10 GMT -5
amygdule: Silicon Carbide SiC grind in Rotary then Aluminum Oxide AO polish in a vibe... May 10, 2024 17:37:12 GMT -5 *
RickB: May 11, 2024 5:58:38 GMT -5
Wooferhound: OOOOOOoooooo...... . . . Shiney May 12, 2024 17:42:11 GMT -5 *
Wooferhound: I like to use Candy Oxide if it's not Sold Out May 13, 2024 14:36:55 GMT -5
RickB: Will someone please pass the cicadas and the sriracha dip May 13, 2024 15:52:13 GMT -5 *
RWA3006: I heard sriracha is getting scarce again. May 13, 2024 21:59:57 GMT -5
parfive: Les cucaracha are always in season. May 14, 2024 0:14:28 GMT -5
wargrafix: *in a sad country tune* "Won't someone have some sympathy for this poor lonely rockless soul" May 14, 2024 13:53:14 GMT -5
wargrafix: *someone at the back* "Lies! I heard he bought geodes this month!" May 14, 2024 13:53:46 GMT -5
amygdule: The Ocean is still tumbling on May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024 21:57:49 GMT -5
Wooferhound: Tumbling like a tumbleweed , pledging it's love for the ground. May 16, 2024 6:21:49 GMT -5 *
RickB: (tumbleweed) Drifting along with the tumblin' tumbleweeds May 16, 2024 8:59:23 GMT -5 *
Wooferhound: Imperfect memory and false recollections are essential elements of a flexible mind. May 17, 2024 16:40:58 GMT -5
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jone: But we’re never gonna survive unless, we get a little crazy May 17, 2024 20:55:19 GMT -5
jone: Musical seal May 17, 2024 20:58:37 GMT -5 *
Wooferhound: My mind is flexible like Rock Slurry May 17, 2024 21:06:47 GMT -5
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