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Fun with flats

 flat golf tire

I had my 2nd flat tire of the week just as I got yesterday's fixed. The first one was due to a sharp tree root jutting out of the frozen ground and jabbing itself into the side wall, but today's deflation could have been avoided if I'd had an inner tube in the tire, which it now has.

At least we got all the 2x4s shuttled back to our storage building project before this next storm sets in.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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I've heard quite a number of people swear by that slime stuff. I've never used it, but they swear it works miracles. This is it: http://www.slime.com/category_3_Tire-Sealant.html
Comment by Shannon Tue Jan 5 19:14:51 2010
Mark loves that stuff! I'm not sure why he hasn't put it in the golf cart tires --- he probably has a reason. :-)
Comment by anna Tue Jan 5 20:50:06 2010





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