Duane from New Hampshire

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by duane, Jul 29, 2015.


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  1. duane

    duane Monkey++

    I am 77, still work part time repairing power tools, generators, air compressors and such. I have a greenhouse, 20 by 48,heat with wood and love 1940's tractors. Have a 1941 9N ford and a 64 Case. Have complete spare electric parts for the ford. Well with hand pump for greenhouse and have had a garden for many years. Have made almost all of the mistakes in prepping that can be made in the last 30 years. Was raised on a farm in Minnesota that did not have electricity or running water until I was 10, so everyone I knew lived "off the grid". We farmed with horses and did not use bought fertilizer until the late 40's. Put 4 years in USAF in the 50's fixing radars and computers and that convinced me that I was a career civilian. Love to shoot and do some reloading of 30-06 and 308. Not into poodle shooters. Play with hydroponics and think in another 5 years I may know enough to be able to make it work. My mothers folks were of Swiss extraction, followed Zwingli, so was raised with us kids not using the German Bible, but having to stick to the Geneva Bible. I later found that it was the later version with the missing books. Found this site looking for a copy of the 1st version of the Geneva Bible.
     
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  2. NotSoSneaky

    NotSoSneaky former supporter

    Welcome to the Monkey tree duane.
     
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2015
  3. pearlselby

    pearlselby Monkey++

    Welcome Duane!!!
     
  4. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

  5. Tully Mars

    Tully Mars Metal weldin' monkey Site Supporter+

    Welcome to the Monkey!
     
  6. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    Welcome to the Monkey @duane !!
     
  7. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    Welcome! its a nice bunch of people here!
     
  8. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Welcome to our part of the web...
     
  9. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Welcome. You probably have much to add to our discussions.
     
  10. Dont

    Dont Just another old gray Jarhead Monkey Site Supporter

    Welcome @duane to our little part of the web.. Look forward to your posts..
     
  11. smithcp2002

    smithcp2002 Monkey+ Site Supporter++

    Grab a branch and hold on. Welcome from a anti commimass neighbor.
     
  12. BlueDuck

    BlueDuck Monkey

    Welcome to the forum.
     
  13. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    Welcome!
     
  14. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Welcome.;)
     
  15. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Hello @duane welcome to the monkey. Sounds like you have a wealth of knowledge and I hope you share what you know. Your greenhouse sounds wonderful. Do you have any animals or poultry?

    Glad you are here- Moto
     
  16. smithcp2002

    smithcp2002 Monkey+ Site Supporter++

  17. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Monkey

    Welcome @duane! Sounds like you have what it takes to survive! [winkthumb]
     
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