Father’s Day gifts are always a challenge. It’s not polite to give them what they need; nose hair clippers, deodorant, reading glasses. Clothes are difficult because of the size and style challenge. When it comes to hunting and fishing, the accessory selection is enormous and each hunter seems to have their own mysterious dogmatic notions about what’s best for them. I always thought fish were color blind, guess not. How many styles of rods and reels are there? Do fish really care about the shape of the hook?
Socks and underwear are last resort and kind of weird to buy… Continue reading
Due to my relationship with Stihl, I’m frequently asked about ethanol. I have two responses, one short, the other long. The short answer is, “it can be bad for your small engine.”
“That’s what I thought,” some say. Most ask for further detail, such as, “What do you mean by ‘can’ be bad?” And I explain that if the blend is 10% or less ethanol and the fuel is used within a month or so, then it’s probably okay. I then confuse the issue by adding that even though the fuel pump lists 10% ethanol, some fuel has tested as… Continue reading