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Forum: Tiki Hut 07-09-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

My intent was not to argue a point but to educate. Either you didn't read my explanation or just simply don't under stand. Oil field control systems are simple if you understand them and...
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-09-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

Let me see if I can explain this more clearly. A BOP is a series of valves. Some of the valves are suppose to seal around the drill stem and some have shear rams. The shear rams are the shut down...
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-08-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

Its just as much this administrations failings as any. All the blame cannot be laid as the feet of any one administration. They have all taken money from the large oil interests. It is the...
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-08-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

The environmental disaster that is occurring in the gulf is horrendous and will be with us for decades. If it weren't for that sad fact this thread would almost be comical. Some of it reads like...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 04-02-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,424
Posted By mckoinld
Re: My new garden project...

Wish I lived closer.....I would bring my little tractor over and we would have fun playing in the dirt!!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-03-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,115
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Houston(ish) Texas Banana Growers

Welcome. You will find good info here. Lots of nice folks too.
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-13-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,436
Posted By mckoinld
Re: We are leaving

Wow what melodrama!!!!

LMAO This sounds like a 7th grade break up.

When you boys grow up come on back cause there's a lot of valuable info here.

In the mean time try to learn to take what you...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-04-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,562
Posted By mckoinld
What kind of bananas are these

Found these in the gro in Pensacola, Fl. They are wonderful little bananas. Can any one tell me what they are.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=27389&size=1...
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-20-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 98,769
Posted By mckoinld
Re: What Are You Listening To?

Listening to my big dog snore! I never imagined a dog could make this much noise while sleeping. Lily is her name and she is an 11 mo. old 115 lb. English Mastiff that thinks she is a lap dog.
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-13-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 98,769
Posted By mckoinld
Re: What Are You Listening To?

Celtic Woman - May It Be. Never fails to center and focus me...
YouTube - Celtic Woman - May It Be (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RugSclNY4y8&feature=related)

Followed by Cusco - Dream Catcher. ...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-05-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,782
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Protecting in-ground banana plants from cold?

When do you stop watering and feeding bananas and wrap them? when the lows get to 40's, 30's ?
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-29-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By mckoinld
Re: I was gifted

That is a nice looking green house. More room for more Naners!!!
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-16-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 20,413
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Post a peek of your pet here...

Love the pups Bob. I had a Rott that looke just like yours. Even down to that OOOOOscratch just a little lower expression on his face. He lived to the ripe old age of 13. Greater Swiss Mountain...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 10-14-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,310
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Terminoligy

Not being able to tell how fresh something is .....
As Sbl said that is the bad thing, but at the same time it is the good thing. It allows "fresh" food to get to many more people and be more...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 10-14-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,310
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Terminoligy

I would prefer Source radiation to X-ray. As Sbl said it is more reliable. Cobalt -60 has a long half life and emits consistently.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-08-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,409
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Banana Tools

A friend built a bamboo tool for me and I tried it today to remove some IC pups. It worked really well. It is a 2 part tool. Blade with solid rod for handle and hammer sleve that slides down over...
Forum: Species Bananas 10-08-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,954
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Musa Yunnansis

hortus119 is one of the better sellers on ebay. The plants from him are nice healthy plants. All have taken off like a rocket when they got put in the ground.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 35,538
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Thai Black

Check ebay I got 2 there. 1 from hirts and 1 from hortus119. The one from hortus was bigger on arival but they are almost the same size now. Both were nice plants.
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-20-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,325
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Anyone ever have predator problems with livestock?

.22 probably won't do it unless you get a head shot. The moaning and crying that a wounded coon does is disturbing. Shotgun does better. My Mom was tough on varments. Coons, possums, skunks and...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 09-16-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,965
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Need your input everyone, more regional sections are coming and we need your advi

OK Since we are throwing opinions out there here is one. Before deciding HOW to divide things up there needs to be some clear idea as to what we want to acomplish. What is the goal?

Do we want to...
Forum: Other Plants 09-15-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,777
Posted By mckoinld
Re: A guide to Bamboo

This post is a nice read. Its great to find a guide to bamboo that doesn't take half a day to read. Thanks Eric.
Forum: Other Plants 09-12-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,412
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Bamboo to grow ??

Thanks Andrei those are some good sites that I didn't know about.

Dave do you know what type of boo you want?

A few of the varieties that I have may be ok for you. If they are,I am willing to...
Forum: Other Plants 09-10-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,412
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Bamboo to grow ??

You might want to check out bambooweb.info • Index page (http://bambooweb.info/bb/index.php) Also look at ABS - Species Tables Index...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-03-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,144
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Tribute To Veterans

Good Job Kim!!!!!! Thanks for your statments. Agree with you 100%

Lonie
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-27-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By mckoinld
Your experiences with zone 9 hardy banana's

Ok I have been well and thoroughly bitten by the banana bug. While I want a grove (mind you not just a plant but a whole grove) of every banana known to man, I will settle for varieties that will...
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