The high cost of sundries

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The high cost of sundries

Post by ssorllih » Mon Dec 10, 2012 20:11

I was looking at the price of meat hooks and trying to find a way to beat the cost. This is what I have come up with: Image Yard sale stainless steel fork and five minutes with some handtools.
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Post by Big Guy » Mon Dec 10, 2012 23:33

Wow I thought you had just read a book by Uri Geller :wink:
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Post by redzed » Tue Dec 11, 2012 08:01

Geez Ross, does your wife know what you are doing to her grandmother's flatware?
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Post by ssorllih » Tue Dec 11, 2012 14:30

And sterling at that. ;)
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Post by Cabonaia » Tue Dec 11, 2012 20:51

I think my doctor has one of those.
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Post by ssorllih » Tue Dec 11, 2012 21:31

It does look a lot like a retractor.
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Post by Pete » Tue Dec 11, 2012 22:06

redzed wrote:Geez Ross, does your wife know what you are doing to her grandmother's flatware?
I see this ending badly............... :lol: :lol:

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Post by ssorllih » Tue Dec 11, 2012 22:26

Actually it is working out quite well. She offered me three other odd pieces without jabbing them into my back.
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Post by Cabonaia » Tue Dec 11, 2012 22:39

All joking aside, it's a pretty nifty gizmo. I have bought 2 bacon racks, and I LOST them! Will probably be bending some forks Ross style pretty soon. :razz:
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Post by ssorllih » Tue Dec 11, 2012 23:09

Small details, bend the tines before you spread them, sharpen them with a file, the center of the hook should be over the center of the tines.
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Post by snagman » Wed Dec 12, 2012 01:55

Cabonaia wrote:2 bacon racks, and I LOST them
Mate, I HAVE to know, how do you lose bacon racks ?
Found no reference in Mariansky's book about this phenomenon.
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Post by redzed » Wed Dec 12, 2012 02:52

snagman wrote:
Cabonaia wrote:2 bacon racks, and I LOST them
Mate, I HAVE to know, how do you lose bacon racks ?
Found no reference in Mariansky's book about this phenomenon.
Mate, I totally sympathize with Cabo. Many of my essentials simply "disappear" on a regular basis. Only trained gerontologists can properly explain this common phenomenon.
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Post by Cabonaia » Wed Dec 12, 2012 03:12

redzed wrote: Only trained gerontologists can properly explain this common phenomenon.
Ha ha ha! How indeed does one lose bacon racks???? :mrgreen: Redzed, I'm afraid you've nailed it.

Meanwhile, I'm searching for the right medicine to help me remember. (Grandpa, how come you always fall down when you drink your medicine??)
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Post by ssorllih » Wed Dec 12, 2012 03:41

They go to the same place as socks in the laundry.
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Post by Chuckwagon » Wed Dec 12, 2012 04:36

Hey Ross,
I was lookin’ over that nasty lookin’ meat hook you contrived and then it dawned on me… that must be the precise tool that my doctor used on my last hemorrhoidectomy. :shock:
If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it probably needs more time on the grill! :D
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