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#1 LilysDad OFFLINE  

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Posted October 04, 2012 - 08:12 AM

Winter is coming and being snowed in. I need a reading list. What do you all recommend. What's your favorites???
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Posted October 04, 2012 - 09:03 AM

Lets see here- For peridicals, I like Mother Earth News, Velo, Hobby Farm, and their sister publication " Chickens" . Fine woodworking makes it's way here on occasion as well. Evo and Kit Car ( UK) are commonplace right now, but that's due to a project I am planning...

As for books:



Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a big one for me

The Fountainhead - That should keep a fella busy LOL

Our bookshelves are full of Ray Bradbury, as we as :
Don Coldsmith -" Child of the Dead " is good,
Dick Francis ( Mr's M has them all , I've only read a few)


Nicolas Evans- " The Loop "

Pam Houston " Cowboys Are My Weakness" yes, I read it too, and quite enjoyed it

Deepak Chopra " The path to Love"

Keith Bradsher " High and Mighty"

Eric Schlosser "Fast Food Nation"

Bob Ramlow " Solar Water Heating "

I could go on, but I have to get to working on something today LOL

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Posted October 04, 2012 - 10:04 AM

How about a subscription to Garden Tractor Talk? You can access it 24/7 and it is a far better value than any print. Old issues don't pile up making the Mrs. mad at your pile of clutter :thumbs:

Other reads I like are:

Lawn and Garden Tractor!!! If you are not getting it you should.
Antique Power
Vintage Truck
Farm Collector
Wheels of Time the magazine of The American Truck Historical Society
Classic Truck
Good Old Days
Looking Back

Hot Rod mag calld me two nights ago begging me to re-up. My scrip has just expired and they got clear down to $24 for 3 years. Thats a mighty cheap read but I still told her no thanks. I hope to be in the shop most of the winter if my health allows.
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Posted October 04, 2012 - 10:23 AM

Ill read just about anything. been raiding hot rod and Rod & Custom since they were i a 5x7 format.
Pick up 4x4 magazines often woodworking magazines,
Books I Clive Cussler, and James Patterson.
And i may have been born in the wrong century i like william w john sons mountain man series.
Westerns i like zane grey,max brand and louis lamar, i consider these 24 hr specials since i can read them in one day.


FOR A CHALLENGE I LIKE TO GET A HOLD OF ENGINEERING TRAde MAGAZINES AND SEE How MUCH OF THAT I UNDERSTAND.

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Posted October 04, 2012 - 10:51 AM

I usually read magazines. Mother Earth News, Backwoods Home and the Backwoodsman. I get seed catalogs too. Good luck with your reading list.
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Posted October 04, 2012 - 11:12 AM

Personally I like anything that Dean Koontz writes.
I also enjoy reading tech manuals (yeah, I'm "that" guy) like for machining and such. Never too late to learn a thing or two. I also spend time online at weldingtipsandtricks.com. there's a lot of good info to be had there. And of course right here at GTTalk!

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Posted October 04, 2012 - 12:30 PM

. I also spend time online at weldingtipsandtricks.com. there's a lot of good info to be had there. And of course right here at GTTalk!

Gotta agree there- Jody sure is funny, and knowledgable :-)

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Posted October 04, 2012 - 02:26 PM

I'll be back in the woods of S. Virginia, this winter and won't have 'puter service.
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Posted October 04, 2012 - 02:29 PM

I enjoy going to yard sales and buying old magazines .I picked up some old electronic and mechanics types this past summer going all the way back into the thirties thru seventies , Al
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Posted October 04, 2012 - 09:37 PM

If you haven't read it yet and want something both easy to read and heavy to digest, might I suggest "The Overton Window". It's fiction, but like all good fiction, based in enough reality to startle you.
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Posted October 05, 2012 - 10:16 PM

Not trying to plug any of these but if you like history type books my grandfather, Bud Cheff Sr.,(just passed away this year) has two books, "Indian Trails and Grizzly tales" and "The Woodsman and His Hatchet". He was in acouple for outdoor life magazines. My grandmother, Adelle Cheff, also put out a book called "A Help to Each Other" that give a womans perspective. My dad, Bud Cheff JR., also just put out a book (I haven't even read or got it yet) called "Legend Keeper: More Trails and Tails". I think there all published by Stoneydale Press Publishing Company
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Posted October 06, 2012 - 01:11 PM

Green Magazine(Antique John Deere)
Two-Cylinder Club(Antique or Classics John Deere)
Tractorhouse(Farm Equipment Classifieds)
Fastline(Farm Equipment Classifieds)
Lancaster Farming(Pennsylvania)Farming News and Truck and Farm Equipment Classifieds
Heritage Iron(Large Power Claasic Tractors)
Ageless Iron(Antique Tractors)
Hoards Dairyman(Dairy Farming and News)
Successful Farming(Farming /News)
Farm Journal(Farming /News)
Farmshow(Lots of neat ideas)
Diesel Power Mag.(Diesel Power Trucks)
The Furrow(John Deere's Magazine with New Equipment)
PowerSource(Other Brands powered by John Deere)
and of course the daily newspaper....to name a few.

Edited by JDGuy445, October 06, 2012 - 01:16 PM.

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Posted October 06, 2012 - 05:36 PM

I pulled 4 spam posts about the benefits of Viagra earlier today. You want to read them?

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Posted October 06, 2012 - 05:42 PM

How come you get those and I don't. Adware?

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Posted October 06, 2012 - 05:46 PM

How come you get those and I don't. Adware?


Nope, an alert mod who happens to be an early riser.

No pun intended to the content of the spam...

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