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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Sourland, May 7, 2017.

  1. May 25, 2019
    Alaskan

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    So I have to FIND the shop vac... make sure it works.... FIND a good extension cord....

    Yeah... I would just suck

    :lol:
     
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    frustratedearthmother

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    Actually, you don't even need a shop vac....use a fairly short section of hose and drop it in the tank until the hose is full of water - hold your thumb over one end while you take it out and put it down as low as it'll go to the ground - take your thumb off the end and let the water start running - it should keep running until the tank is nearly empty.
     
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    Devonviolet

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    Well, it's not the general consensus among the medical population. But, among the integrative physicians that I know, numbers in the low normal range, are too low. I feel a lot better, since I was put on natural thyroid replacement ie., Desiccated pig thyroid, and my medication was increased to a very high dose. Finding a doctor that will treat hypothyroid that way, is very hard to do these days.

    I think the biggest drawback to getting good thyroid care these days, is the fact that Big Pharma can't make a profit on natural thyroid drugs. Because of that, they "educate doctors" that natural thyroid medications don't work. The thing that I don't understand, is that natural thyroid medication worked for probably over a century, before synthetic thyroid medication was developed by Big Pharma. They also work today. My husband and I are proof of that.

    The best way to get a drug accepted, is to do "scientific studies". However that costs money. And how do expensive studies get paid for? By Big Pharma of course!
     
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    Bruce

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    You are so cynical @Devonviolet. But I believe you are also correct.

    FREE meat!!

    I was going to say that but now I don't have to :)
     
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    Alaskan

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    I think that I have actually done it that way before....

    But as if I can remember anything from one day to the next!

    :lol:
     
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    Bruce

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    That method does require you to be able to stick not only the hose but at least one hand in the liquid. That doesn't work well if you are trying to siphon gas from a car, perhaps that is your only point of reference @Alaskan ;) However you can get a suction bulb hose, they sell them for aquariums.
     
  7. May 25, 2019
    r3bauer

    r3bauer Loving the herd life

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    Hi there all! I apologize for my absence. Its been eventful around here. I had my surgery on my elbow, and finally got the all clear on the 22nd to return back to normal activity, I proceeded to mow, finish the duck coop, move the ducks into the coop, and do the usual chicken chores. DS #3 and I got the garden planted finally today and I am getting ready for DAV duties this Monday for the Memorial Day. Hope you are all well!
     
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    We bailed out the tank. No shop vac, no sucking on a hose, just a bucket. It works, it is good exercise and it doesn't take long. Scrubbed with a long handled brush, Clorox, rinse. Pick up tank, stand it on end and spray it out, flop it back down and refill. Put squirrel stick (actually a cedar sapling) in tank with one end sticking out. Turn off water 45 minutes later. Done.
     
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    Oooh!

    That will do it too! :clap
     
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    Baymule

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    The squirrel stick is very important, it keeps them from becoming floaters.
     
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