Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by nrobertb
Sat May 19, 2018 4:19 pm
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The Corn Palace, commonly advertised as The World's Only Corn Palace and the Mitchell Corn Palace, is a multi-purpose arena/facility located in Mitchell, South Dakota, United States. The Moorish Revival building is decorated with crop art; the murals and designs covering the building are made from c...
by nrobertb
Sat May 19, 2018 12:45 pm
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Wall Drug Store, often called simply Wall Drug, is a tourist attraction located in the town of Wall, South Dakota. It is a shopping mall consisting of a drug store, gift shop, restaurants and various other stores. The New York Times has described Wall Drug as "a sprawling tourist attraction of inter...
by nrobertb
Sat May 19, 2018 10:26 am
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I'd say that this buffalo jump in Alberta, Canada is aptly named.
by nrobertb
Sat May 19, 2018 12:38 am
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This knife has a 5 inch Damascus blade and a camel bone handle.
by nrobertb
Fri May 18, 2018 6:03 pm
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You've seen him on Forged In Fire judging other's work. Now here is one of J. Neilson's blades with a very unusual handle treatment.
by nrobertb
Fri May 18, 2018 3:32 pm
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Here is a nice Damascus knife by Lark Custom Knives of Kingsley, MI.
by nrobertb
Fri May 18, 2018 3:29 pm
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I have done one and the basic shaping doe't take that long. It is the finish work that takes a lot of time...grinding or filing and polishing.
by nrobertb
Fri May 18, 2018 9:29 am
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There has been a lot of interest in handmade knives due to TV shows like Forged In Fire and Knife Or Death. The first thing young boys ask when they come into the blacksmith shop where I volunteer is whether we make knives or swords. (Sorry, no.) A favorite with a lot of blacksmiths is the railroad ...
by nrobertb
Thu May 17, 2018 9:43 pm
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This is George McJunkin, the cowboy who discovered the Folsom Site.

I drove by there back in the 1960's but there wasn't much to see, just a small sign by the unpaved road that passed the site.
by nrobertb
Thu May 17, 2018 3:10 pm
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The bones recovered at the Folsom Site were Bison atiquus. During the later Pleistocene epoch, between 240,000 and 220,000 years ago, steppe wisent (B. priscus) migrated from Siberia into Alaska. This species inhabited parts of northern North America throughout the remainder of the Pleistocene. In m...
by nrobertb
Thu May 17, 2018 9:22 am
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Folsom Site or Wild Horse Arroyo, is a major archaeological site about 8 miles west of Folsom, New Mexico. It is the type site for the Folsom tradition, a Paleo-Indian cultural sequence dating to between 9000 BC and 8000 BC. The Folsom Site was excavated in 1926 and found to have been a marsh-side k...
by nrobertb
Wed May 16, 2018 4:31 pm
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The Clovis culture is a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture, named for distinct stone tools found in close association with Pleistocene fauna near Clovis, New Mexico, in the 1920s and 1930s. The Clovis culture appears around 11,500–11,000 years before present at the end of the last glacial period, and ...
by nrobertb
Wed May 16, 2018 10:12 am
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The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world, after Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand and Boiling Lake in Dominica. It is located in the Midway Geyser Basin. Grand Prismatic Spring was noted by geologists work...
by nrobertb
Tue May 15, 2018 11:10 pm
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The Arabian or Arab horse is a breed that originated on the Arabian Peninsula. With a distinctive head shape and high tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the most easily recognizable horse breeds in the world. It is also one of the oldest breeds, with archaeological evidence of horses in the Middle...
by nrobertb
Tue May 15, 2018 4:13 pm
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These spurs not only have the gal leg but also the whole gal!

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