Subsailor

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Join Date:

06-17-2011

Last Activity:

12-23-2014 1:44 PM

Age:

55 years old

Birthday:

6/24/1959

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    ABOUT ME

  • Retired Submarine Sailor, returning to home brewing after a 17 year drought. Kids are grown and the wife and I are starting our own lives together. Army kid, raised across the country but we settled in Saginaw, Michigan from there I joined the Navy.
  • Homebrewing,hunting,fishing,camping,reading,Carnivorous Plants,Orchids
  • Retired
  • Bryson R. Wright
  • Mike Oldfield, Cusco, Pink Floyd, AC/DC
  • Serenity, Anything with John Wayne, Clint Eastwood
  • Discovery Channel, History Channel, Learning Channel, Travel Channel
  • Lord of the Rings, Battlefield Earth
  • American Homebrewers Association, Great Northern Brewers Club
  • Buddy of mine way back in '79 taught me to make wine at sea from ingredients we could 'borrow' from the galley. Started to learn homebrewing shortly after returning to the States. Never quite made it to full grain but hope to. Never did get to kegging but plan to.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Prescott Valley
  • Arizona

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: planning a homestead, suggestions? on 12-23-2014 at 07:44 PM
    Most of the animals we are looking at, we are taking from the American Livestock Breeds
    Conservancy listings. We are trying to go with heritage breeds. As soon as I get our printer
    hooked up I want to...

  • Posted in thread: planning a homestead, suggestions? on 12-20-2014 at 10:00 PM
    Thanks guys!Good to be getting back, GF!The alpacas are very easy to care for and their fiber
    is going for up to $40 a pound, unprocessed.I just finished reading a couple of books on goats
    and we are ...

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 12-17-2014 at 04:25 AM
    We are finally getting settled into our new place in Prescott Valley, both have a kind alley,
    AZ. We just picked up a pair of mixed breed females from the Yavapai County Humane Society,
    part Australia...

  • Posted in thread: planning a homestead, suggestions? on 12-17-2014 at 03:51 AM
    Thinking about some meat goats - suggestions?

  • Posted in thread: planning a homestead, suggestions? on 12-11-2014 at 11:16 PM
    We're moved in. We inherited 7 Alpacas, 2 Great Pyrenees Livestock Guard Dogs, 11 assorted
    Chickens and 1 evil Barn Cat.

  • Posted in thread: planning a homestead, suggestions? on 09-24-2014 at 12:38 AM
    Sounds awesome Subsailor, hope you get a smokin' good deal on it!Regards, GF.Putting in a bid
    Thursday when we get back up there, the current owner wants some extra time to remove her 50
    Alpacas. We j...

  • Posted in thread: planning a homestead, suggestions? on 09-24-2014 at 12:25 AM
    Yeah, old boomer sailor, started as a FTB and then we were all combined into MT. None of my
    boats exist anymore.

  • Posted in thread: planning a homestead, suggestions? on 09-22-2014 at 06:22 PM
    We have just about finished our move. Our house in Alaska will close on October 9th and we are
    placing a bid on a 10 acre farm in Prescott Valley. here in AZ. It's already fenced and set up
    for animal...

  • Posted in thread: Adventures in Moving: on 09-22-2014 at 06:18 PM
    Good news: Our house in Alaska will close on October 9th and we are placing a bid on a 10 acre
    farm in Prescott Valley. It's already fenced and set up for animals, has a great well, just
    need to add S...

  • Posted in thread: Adventures in Moving: on 08-26-2014 at 10:24 PM
    We left Alaska on 16 July. We had shipped my Wife's VW Bug all the way to Phoenix. We were
    driving my Brother-in-Law's 2013 Ford F-150. It rained, heavily, from the time we entered
    Canada until we got...

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Posted: 
October 21, 2011  •  03:54 PM
"I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted, and I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people and I expect the same from them." The Shootist John Wayne
 
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