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Old 12-04-2012, 09:45 AM  
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It's still 80 here. It appears we will not be getting a winter this year.


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I used the warm days here to reassemble more of my car's engine after replacing the head gasket.
For the next few days I have a glove with the fingertips cut off and a hair dryer on a cord for when I can't feel my hands at all. The trick with the dryer if you are using it to dry gloves or boots is to maintain enough airflow so the one-time thermal overload switch doesn't open.



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Old 12-04-2012, 07:52 PM  
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This is a good place for hair dryers that don't heat anymore
http://bolty.net/2011/03/30/diy-boot-dryer/
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:26 AM  
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This is a good place for hair dryers that don't heat anymore
http://bolty.net/2011/03/30/diy-boot-dryer/
So I could wire a slide switch onto the dryer for the case where no heat is required. The switch would only conduct the 10A, not switch it. Versatile is good.
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72, bright and sunny. I don't now what I want anymore. I thought I wanted winter, but I'm really liking this weather.
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gloating present participle of gloat





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Contemplate or dwell on one's own success or another's misfortune with malignant pleasure.
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I could never figure out why people up north where always looking forwaed to winter, until I realized that the average family had $30,000 worth of snowmobiles all tuned up and ready to go.
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I'd trade my Australian summer for American winter all day long D:
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Now it's 46 and I'm cold.

As for gloating, come to Texas where the weather is OK!
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We've got over 40 today and except for the rain would be quite nice. Actually our winters aren't that bad.


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