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Torch - 1
Devils Hand - 0

The leather was AT LEAST 12" from the base of the torch. Sheeeeeezzusss..

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The Anthias has been out and about, no is bothering her.

The red fire fish has set up shop in a cave under the new torch. Finally came out for feeding tonight.
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Spent the day at Bash Bish falls, Ny/Ma/Ct border. We have hiked to about 14 named waterfalls all over New England the past 3 years. Tack up another.

** NON-REEF SHARING DISCLAIMER **

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We hiked from the parking area up through the river to the falls, about a mile. Who needs a trail? But took over an hour. We dont rush nature. Stopped for pics and dips. Much needed R&R
Looks like a great day!
 
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About a month and a half ago I decided it was time to see if sps of all types could survive in the tank. Headed to LFS, grabbed 6 rescues ($10 pieces mostly monti)

But one piece has really taken off the last few weeks.

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@Rakie day 42 pic. Bottom left. ;)
 
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Was productive again today..

Before and afters...
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Dog got a summer shave too ;)
I gave him clydesdale furry feet, a goat gotee, and a mohawk. I'll get pics of him all done later or tomorrow. Beat.

There is light at the end of the tunnel, albeit labor. Meeting a couple guy at a job sites tomorrow to hit the gym and do some construction, a paid working interview basically. . It will suffice and get money flowing in finally. Looking forward to losing 30-40 lbs if I stick with it through the summer.
 

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Did you have a cave on a river? :)
I grew up surrounded by gorges. Cortland, NY / Ithaca, NY area. I have been known to spelunk and jump off cliffs. My personal record was a 125 foot jump, but regularly did 60-80 feet.

 

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I grew up surrounded by gorges. Cortland, NY / Ithaca, NY area. I have been known to spelunk and jump off cliffs. My personal record was a 125 foot jump, but regularly did 60-80 feet.
:eek: Quite the daredevil if only we had the cell phone videos back in the day
 
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I grew up surrounded by gorges. Cortland, NY / Ithaca, NY area. I have been known to spelunk and jump off cliffs. My personal record was a 125 foot jump, but regularly did 60-80 feet.
I've done that on a snowboard. But cant do the water. Had inner-ear surgeries and all but ruined watersports for me. I've been a fish my whole life my family tells me. Never got out of the water at the beach since I was 5
 

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:eek: Quite the daredevil if only we had the cell phone videos back in the day
I think I have some old photos. I definitely have one of me going off a 60 foot cliff and one off a 45 foot bridge into a lake. May still be at my old house though. I will take a look this weekend.

 
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We took the back roads down there and I saw this puppy tucked on the side of a VFW.

Couldnt resist. Salute.

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And we found a giant chair in the middle of god's country...
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We took the back roads down there and I saw this puppy tucked on the side of a VFW.

Couldnt resist. Salute.

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And we found a giant chair in the middle of god's country...
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Great pictures Rich!
 
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