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Let's nerf them!!
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deadcarp    Posted 08-14-2004 at 19:02:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
I whined and fretted about that deer-dented fender long enough, so today being nice i decided it's time. 95 windstar, dented left front, should be easy. It wasn't. In fact i darn near took the whole car apart to get at the blasted thing! I DID manage to access all dozen fasteners, only cut one off so it'll still be pretty solid.

You can just about tell how many detroit designers are frustrated by the number of fasteners they invent. Sure you need your whole tool box - it's just that you'll find yourself using all your tools for things they weren't meant to do! Like the little clips that hold the headlight assembly in - they're built like a miniature tin elk rack with holes in the horns.

So let's see, i have a chisel to tweak the ears outward, one at a time while prying up on the bar so they don't --- sh1t! I spose napa is closed already - now i need a stubby phillips. So the thing took me all day but it's off and ready for a beating.

Burned the last of today's light replacing the tail-lite and rubbing out the scuff marks there. I bent that one, backing a trailer up.

Maybe Suzn's "nerf car" that surrounds everybody with 3 feet of nerf isn't such a bad idea after all. If they'd been flying nerf airplanes, we wouldn't have had a 9/11. And i could learn to enjoy playing bumper cars all the way home! :)



Mike in tn    Posted 08-14-2004 at 19:22:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
I think that the insurance companies have finally put enough pressure on the state to try and get the deer population under control. We can kill 100 deer this year in my county. 3 a day for the entire season. Only allowed 3 bucks and 97 does.
Mike


Clod    Posted 08-14-2004 at 19:33:09       [Reply]  [No Email]

I just pick em up.Throw em in my pot and cook em as I go.


deadcarp    Posted 08-14-2004 at 19:52:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hey, there's the gizmo! Looking pretty spiffy there clod. So give us the rundown - how many roadkill recipes you fixed? Try baking cheesecake yet? That kinda thing. :)

You had me wondering when i saw the gloved hand coming outa the toolbox though - whataya Michael Jackson's chauffeur? lol


Clod    Posted 08-14-2004 at 20:17:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
This one is sized for the armidillo.I may send you my recipe soon.I will build a deer sized one in the near future,But if a cow crosses my path I will veer nither left nor right. That red thing below is a funnel.I have not learned the digital camera routine yet so I had it out of focus.


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