Hello From The Buckeye!

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  1. Don Abel

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    Just found this place! Many may know me as 12vman or OffGridKindaGuy..

    I live totally off the power grid and have been for over 20+ yrs. Used to be active at Backwoods Home and still a mod over there..

    I'll find the bathrooms and the ash trays.. All is good!!

    Howdy Everyone.. :cool:
     
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    Don, welcome to the forum. I am "kfander" on the Backwoods Home forum, although I haven't been as active there as I used to be. Thanks for giving us a try, and I hope you'll stick around a while. I think we have a nice mix of people here, and you will contribute much to the community here.
     
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    Welcome, Don. Any friend of Ken's is, as they say, a friend, etc,etc.
     
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    Thank You, Bill. I'll be checking the place out and chime in when I can..
     
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    Thanks, Ken. I'll behave, I promise! Hope to help and add where I can..
     
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    Welcome @Don Abel , from London England... good to meet you..

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    @Don Abel. Welcome.

    I only know one state that is famous for buckeyes.


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    C'mon in Don. The coffee's perking. I think @Von Jones has found you.
     
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    Welcome to the forum! I'm actually a member of that forum but don't post. Joined it many many years ago when a group of us from another forum that closed went there.

    Just to continue the political arguments.:)

    This was proabbaly around 9-10 years ago...maybe more because Bush was the president at the time.:)

    Wow, time flies.
     
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    How long were you a mod on there?

    My memory of the forum was all our arguments with one very liberal guy but can't remember his name.

    I was friends with Jean Souza and Johnny Pine, although he was on the other team,lol.

    My username May be Dandelion but I'm not sure. :)
     
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    Welcome to the forum, @Don Abel , and it is good to have you here. I am a north Idaho transplant now living in Alabama, so I have lived in the country for a large part of my life, but only off-grid for a couple of years.
    Looking forward to some of your off-grid stories and wisdom.
     
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  12. Don Abel

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    Thanks, Everyone!.. Yes, I'm in Ohio a little South of Canton..

    Chrissy.. Yeah, that was a bad period for Backwoods Home.. Silverado I believe is the person that you refer to..
    I became a mod after the reconstruction of the site was finished. Oliver was against the idea at first but soon realized that more eyes on deck was very helpful. I'm the die hard left. Everyone, including Oliver, is gone..
     
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    Welcome, Don. Yes, the "Buckeye" state, right next to the "Hoosier" state where my grade school and high school years were spent.
     
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    I lived in the Hoosier state also for awhile and next to the buckeye state also. My ex still lives there.
     
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    And, here I thought I moved around quite a bit. LOL
     
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    Ive moved a lot more than you probably and further.:)
     
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    Don't behave too well. That could be boring.
     
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    That's exactly why I post like I do....keep it interesting. :)
     
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    Hi, Don. I came here from the BHM forum as well following Ken's invitation. I really enjoy it and so far, MoF isn't here! The folks here are friendly and international. Enjoy!
     
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    LOL.. Poor 'Ol MoFo.. He takes a beatin' some days over there..

    Good to see ya again.. And Thanks..
     
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    @Don Abel Greetings, from a malingerer in the Arizona Desert! Wife & I were off-grid in Northern AZ years ago, with plenty of firewood and a nice, new Elmira Cookstove.

    Takes a lot of heat to provide adequate hot water, in amount as well as temperature. Here in the Desert, sunlight is the best bet. Use it to heat water directly, then store it, use it to generate electric power.......is that considered off-grid, since huge megawattage plants are already in operation?

    Welcome to the place!

    Frank
     
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    Hi Don. Welcome! I grew up just south of Akron (the rubber city :rolleyes:).
     
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    welcome don --from georgia
     
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