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Old 09-01-2012, 07:08 AM
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One more full tank and we'll be home. Short ride in from St. George.

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Easy drive in, Steve.

Welcome to September, all!

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Just changed the multifunction switch to address a buzz I was getting when I engaged the right turn signal.

Not sure I needed to do so but I disconnected the batteries. I was worried about setting off the air bag.

Generally straightforward but I had some trouble with a connector on the ignition cylinder that seems to be what triggers a beeping sound when you leave your key in the ignition after shutting off the car. I hope it doesn't give me problems down the road.

I also sprayed the wheel wells on the inside of my bed with spray on DupliColor bed liner. If the wheel wells turn out OK, I'll use the 1 gallon kit to coat the floor of the bed after I finish applying the Eastwood Rust Converter product I purchased.

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Drove back from Ramona this evening. Perfect night for traffic N bound.
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Yup, Sean, you "got out of Dodge" a day earlier than the rest of the population.

Thanks goodness you're home to enjoy the Holiday tomorrow with your own.

How's Mom? I'm assuming that's why you went down there.

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Fully agree.

I spent the weekend with Mom-inlaw and family. Big project replacing some porch supports that had rotted out. Forgot to take the 'before pic'. We replaced the ones behind the bougainvillea (and I have the scratches to prove)!
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I like the beefy look of 6x posts on a patio cover. Over the years I've really developed an intense hate for bougainvillea, can't get within 10 feet of one without I get shredded.
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Boogie-villas have their application, usually as a security measure, and they are kinda' pretty for a while each year, but they are a true "natures pain-in-the-***".

Sorta like agave and Pampas Grass.....

Nice job on the woodwork, Sean. Were the steel saddles already in place?

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Yeah, the saddles were already there with little 2'' lags that were crusty-rusty and disintegrated when removed. Hammered the rust-flakes off the saddle, ground down to good metal, and rustoleum'd 'em. That's a 4x8 chunk 'o timber. I would'a liked to have put in some rough cut lumber with just linseed oil, but woulda needed a whole lot more changes.

We used 3' cable-ties to get that bouggie back up on the lattice - I didn't know they made cables-ties that long.
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One of those original Excursions. Interesting way to sell a truck...

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