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Does anyone know if this minis case is still produced? I bought a couple years ago, but cannot find them anywhere, despite being absolutely amazing cases. It's by Plano.20200425_144408.thumb.jpg.12a1b85fe1d9180e9d38524c6a3af665.jpg20200425_144255.thumb.jpg.9a15dcc60ab78eaa4c42d5f334a2570a.jpg


There are seven of those foam tray layers in each case, every single one of them big enough to actually hold most Battletech minis.

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3 hours ago, Lord of the Dish Pit said:

Happy Anniversary to all! 

I was afraid of that. Between the nutrient wars and desire to rotate the crops, this is turning into tetris rather quickly. I was hoping to avoid it, but it looks like I'm just going to have to go ahead and tear out another 16x6 ft space. Which means that the race against time I'd hoped to avoid this year has returned. Granted that was my original planned size, but this time I know how much of a pain in the elf it's going to be. Hopefully tomorrow will be overcast without rain so I can get started...


You could always get some of these - potato/tomato grafted hybrids. They'd probably need a metric ton of fertilizers though.




Oh, and a Happy Anniversary to the lucky couples! 

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A Happy Anniversary :bday: to those celebrating the commemoration of their Nuptials!


@Weird-O if that exact case is no longer in production look for the same case with hard plastic trays.  That looks like a small parts carrier that has been modified with foam inserts instead of the hard plastic.

You can always make you own foam trays with material easily [in normal times] found in most crafts stores.


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Congrats and many happy returns to all the happy couples! 


Been an okay day. There were waffles, coffee, some shopping, and a long slow walk in the park. Got a bit of work done (booo...) and will have to do more tomorrow (BOOO!!!!) But the evening is mine, and dinner's up!  Then gonna snuggle with Mrs. Hamster for a bit, then some painting. Think I'm gonna try to finish Kornovik tonight... 

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7 hours ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Happy anniversary!  Mine too.  22 years ago Awesome Wife and I were joined in marriage.


And a Very Happy Anniversary to you guys. Hope it is a good one. 


Got chicken on the grill, corn in the steamer, some fresh guacamole and chips. Looks like dinner. 


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It's always fun dealing with your brain sometimes...


*puts blue paint over dark grey primer*

Experimental side of my brain: Oh, that's kind of neat that the primer affects it that much, it's purple now

Side of my brain expecting it to behave just like Reaper Bones and Citadel: BUT WHY IS IT PURPLE?!?!??!?!?!!!!!!


Silly brain, you know that's one of the reasons WHY I looked at Mission Models in the first place - the iridescent and pearlescent paints are especially sensitive to which primer you use.  That and they're available locally.

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7 hours ago, Corsair said:

Happy Anniversary to  both couples! Today would have been my Mom's 85th Birthday. Thank God I had parents who raised me right and that I had them both until in my 50s. Call your parents today if you still have them and tell them you love them.

Weather can't figure out what it wants to do today, light rain, followed by sunshine, then more drizzle. Good day for pajamas and coffee. Goal for today, trim the beard, get a shower...okay low standards, but hey , it's Saturday.

Happy anniversary to all those to whom it is applicable!


And yes. Tell your parents you love them if you can. My parents are both still alive, however Mom lives in a long-term care facility that is now completely locked down. Unless a resident has a direct phone line, you can't contact them (staff is minimized, and too busy to bring residents to the phone), and Mom had her phone taken away over a year ago, due to her tendency to call people up and fill them in on her latest delusion - Dad was dead; Dad had committed suicide; Dad had tried to murder her using her estrogen cream; etc..  It's going to be a long time before I can talk to her or see her again, presuming she lasts long enough for me to do so. I'm very glad that I went to see her in February, and that I was well aware for that visit that it could be the last time I saw her.

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Lady C and I went for our outing today, lunch at Sonic, then Rural King for a few supplies. Rested this afternoon as we just barely got in before rainstorms all afternoon. Watching an OLD Sherlock Holmes movie [pre-Nigel Rathbone even]. Printer is whirring away about halfway done with a battlemech, should be done just after the movie.

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We had an outing today.

Am expecting some important business stuff to show up any day now, so keeping a close watch on the post office box.

Went to Wal-Mart, which finally has Echanacea and Goldenseal back in stock, then to Freddy's* for burgers and fries.

Such an exciting day!


* Freddy's is a mid-western burger chain of many decades duration that has finally decided to move into the home territory of In and Out Burger.

SWMBO likes their shoestring fries better than In and Out so we alternate on burger runs.

I really like their "concrete" which is their soft serve ice cream that is frozen to the consistency of a container of cured concrete before serving.


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Credit to the artist: The poem is by Catherine M. O’Meara, who wrote it LAST MONTH.


This is the blog post where she posted it:



Some dunderhead made fake history out of it, teaming it up with a photo of suffragists from 1913 - not even THAT has anything to do with the 1918-19 influenza pandemic. And now it's making the rounds of the internet.


The language of that poem is nothing like that of 1919 and good heavens, it CERTAINLY is nothing like that of 1869. Not one thing about the post is true or authentic.


As some wag said, "Apart from that it is correct."

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Compost transferred to the new tumbler. Old tumbler dismantled and broken parts are tossed.


Beehive has been set up and awaits the new residents arriving tomorrow. Robbing screen will be waiting too. 

Ribs have been pressure cooked and await finishing upon the grill. 

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Congrats to all celebrating anv, bdays, whatever needs celebrating!


So my wife went up the bottle redemption place in town to turn in some of our cans (we've got like 4 plastic totes full, like you see around New Years at Walmart but a bigger). She came home maybe like 10-15 mins later saying the line was like 3 blocks long!!!! So I guess the cans stay in the garage for now. I expected as much, especially in this town.....<_<


Sprayed the fence lines yesterday, mainly the one between our property & the neighbor's with the bunny repellent. So far, for the most part, Thumper has ignored the fence line, thou she was digging a good size hole near one of the pavers I placed down near her recent hole she dug & got through. I covered it back with the dirt she had thrown out & then sprayed quite liberally in that area as that seems to be the big area for her right now. 


She proceeded to use her front paws & push the dirt she had thrown away from the hole, multiple times & then proceeded to roll around in it......goofy bunny. We couldn't find her later & thought she got out but she in her cubbie we built for her a couple years ago. I couldn't see her as she was laying all the way in the back behind the plastic tub we stuck in there. I guess cause it was dark?? :rock:


She is adjusting but you can tell she is not the same bunny as she was when she had a run of both yards. I still can't believe the attitude change of that woman in regards to her, I just can't.

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3 hours ago, Green Eyed Monster said:


@Weird-O if that exact case is no longer in production look for the same case with hard plastic trays.  That looks like a small parts carrier that has been modified with foam inserts instead of the hard plastic.

You can always make you own foam trays with material easily [in normal times] found in most crafts stores.



They came with the foam trays when I bought, so I doubt they were modified for the role. Similarly, I'm really hoping to find similar dedicated minis cases, instead of having to cobble them together.

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