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#31 ol' stonebreaker OFFLINE  

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Posted January 23, 2015 - 06:49 PM

Duct tape.

Gorilla tape. It's what duct tape used to be. Granted way more expensive but to me worth every penny.

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Posted January 23, 2015 - 07:24 PM

Just got finished milking 58 cows in one hour & 10 minutes, so I can say the vacuum milker system is at the top of my list of greatest inventions!  Try milking 58 beasts by hand in that time!  :D

Try that with the bucket milkers and cream cans with strainers. How many cans would those 58 fill?  15? And how much lifting would be involved then?


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Posted January 23, 2015 - 08:22 PM

Just got finished milking 58 cows in one hour & 10 minutes, so I can say the vacuum milker system is at the top of my list of greatest inventions!  Try milking 58 beasts by hand in that time!  :D

 

 

Try that with the bucket milkers and cream cans with strainers. How many cans would those 58 fill?  15? And how much lifting would be involved then?

 

 

Ok, then I'll modify my list topper by changing it to "vacuum milker pipeline to bulk tank system".  :smilewink:   I don't remember how much the old cream cans hold, but if 100lbs, then yes, 15 cans per milking.


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Posted January 23, 2015 - 08:24 PM

Coffee maker


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Posted January 23, 2015 - 08:37 PM

I know the worst thing man did

 

WAR


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Posted January 23, 2015 - 09:02 PM

Just got finished milking 58 cows in one hour & 10 minutes, so I can say the vacuum milker system is at the top of my list of greatest inventions!  Try milking 58 beasts by hand in that time!  :D

You'd have mighty BIG fore-arms!


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Posted January 23, 2015 - 09:51 PM

For me, the greatest invention varies by what I am doing. 

 

However, one of my all time favorites is the lightbulb! 

 

Just got finished milking 58 cows in one hour & 10 minutes, so I can say the vacuum milker system is at the top of my list of greatest inventions!  Try milking 58 beasts by hand in that time!  :D

 

I hear you there!

 

Ben W.


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Posted January 23, 2015 - 10:10 PM

My Father always said that the man that invented gravy  saved more lives then the man who invented

penicillin.That's my choice

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Posted January 23, 2015 - 11:10 PM

Ok, then I'll modify my list topper by changing it to "vacuum milker pipeline to bulk tank system".  :smilewink:   I don't remember how much the old cream cans hold, but if 100lbs, then yes, 15 cans per milking.

Used to call them 10 gallon cans so about 80 pounds that way.  Not to be confused with 10 gallon hats.

 

To the question--pickup trucks.


Edited by GTTinkerer, January 23, 2015 - 11:13 PM.

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Posted January 24, 2015 - 04:56 AM

Motorized equipment


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Posted January 24, 2015 - 06:37 AM

Sliced Bread

You must have been to Chillicothe, MO, their big claim is "home of sliced bread"!  


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Posted January 24, 2015 - 08:48 AM

Women! Duh!!

From the rib of Adam... :D


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Posted January 24, 2015 - 10:11 AM

Women! Duh!!
From the rib of Adam... :D



I agree with that
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Posted January 24, 2015 - 11:40 AM

Women! Duh!!

From the rib of Adam... :D

Those were made FROM man not BY man. If man had made them he would have put a mute button somewhere.


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Posted January 24, 2015 - 03:14 PM

Those were made FROM man not BY man. If man had made them he would have put a mute button somewhere.


That's your interpretation, me an old aftershock are sticking with women! Lol
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