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Forum: General Discussion Today, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 181
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: My built in fire alarms are chuping. WHY??

No, Fred ... it's NOT a good idea to get up on a chair to change the batteries!! A simple call to your local fire department or police station .. NOT A 911 CALL!!! ... and they'll dispatch someone...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-07-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 466
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Building a rod, full kit vs blank

Came up on this post a bit late in the game....
Thought I'd throw a few things out there, in case you haven't ordered yet, or there are others wondering which way to go on a first build.
My...
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-21-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 138
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: The new 'tower room heater' in my office.

Fred, do you have handles/levers on your vent flues down near the furnace? I have three different ones I can open/close/part way to direct the air flow throughout the house. Works well all winter...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-19-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: First Build

Very, very nicely done! Look forward to reviews after you've caught your first fish on it! Be prepared though ... your feet won't touch the ground for quite some time afterwards!
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 927
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Whatever happened to mridenour?

Well ... thank you. I accept your apology.

OK ... so how'd that go? Did your humor come back with you? Certainly hope so! :rolleyes:

Glad you're back. Really.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-17-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: First Build

Oh, my! Will be further checking in to this blank! Love the little tiger eye rods I've built, and was sorry to see they were no longer available.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-16-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: First Build

william, you're so right! It's fun to see someone else stumble onto the dark-er side!
Unfortunately, when someone goes there ... and it's a new place, like RDP... they tend to pull others along...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-13-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: First lesson learned

You might try using a lazer level to "sight" up your guides. Slick as snot!!
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-13-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 437
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: How to strip a rod from it's original components?

PLEASE do NOT use a lighter or a heat gun to remove the left over epoxy. A hair dryer is far safer (ie; to the rod, to your self, to the house ... not having to involve the fire department in the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Yelled at a moose last night...

I love the moose! Other than the buffalo, they're probably my favorite animal.
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d14/gmahiney/P1010029-1.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,046
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Notice on our Friend Jerry aka Hairwing

Love and prayers from Kansas!
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-23-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Smoothing out a rod when re-wrapping guides

Maaaannnn ... you guys are good!!

Slow, steady, GENTLE ... a little warmth. Warm up the area with a hair dryer on low. SLOWLY, GENTLY use your fingernail to scrape the "bumps" off. It won't...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-23-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Old Spinning rod into a Fly Rod

How funny, Rip Tide, that you'd remember that! Yes, a good many years ago we were challenged to build a serviceable fly rod, from a spinning rod ... for under $25! And, proved it can be done very...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Best hip, waist, or sling pack for under $60?

I do agree. I'd rather pay once this price than have to replace the lesser object four or five times over my use span.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Best hip, waist, or sling pack for under $60?

OK ... yes, I know you said $60 ... BUT ... Those guys are all hard cased, or bulky, or strung aaround your neck (choking). This one from Filson is soft, lightweight, and rides in front or in back....
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,887
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Fly fishing tattoo

HA! All the way to page 4 before nickj mentions anything about PAIN!!! Those suckers really hurt!!!
Do I have one? No. I have a chemo port that gets accessed far too often. I have said that if...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Anyone have any info on this old fly rod?

Or ... give this a check out.
fiberglass fly rods / Heddon (http://fiberglass-fly-rods.pbworks.com/w/page/5182985/Heddon)
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: CFR Donation Epic 4wt.

Beautiful! Absolutely beautiful!
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-24-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: The Bennett Springs Thread;

stlskyline ... make no assumptions about me. If you have questions of this old woman, ask me. You'll get a straight, non-trolled answer. But, if you don't want to hear the truth .... don't ask. ...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: What is the best bug spray/repellant?

And a really, really simple technique .... a dryer sheet in the shirt pocket or under your hat. Don't know why the bugs don't like them, I'm just glad they do!! And for ticks ... if you're not...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,248
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Stream rules: rant content... beware.

How in the world did I miss this post the first time through??!!?? Fascinating!

Being a feeble old woman (yah ... right! don't provoke me!) I've been walked over many times. My response varies...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-28-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Spring?

Darn, I wish there was a way to say "Liked" more than only one time!! Beautiful builds!! Keep 'em coming!!

*oh, petee? Sorry you're only going to hit 75 today! You could add together
ALL the...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-28-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Spring?

Accckkkkkk!!! :eek:
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-28-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Auntie Em
Spring?

After a terribly, horrible end to winter, and moving on to a crazy spring...it must be spring .... we had tornados around us yesterday!! ... I am in desperate need of seeing a new rod build!! Someone...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By Auntie Em
Re: Awesome news today

FFFM.....you need venture a wee bit further south than cabelas ... no there is nothing wrong with our cabelas!!!!... BUT ... we have an incredible independent store with K&K Flyfishers just off 87th...
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