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04-04-2012 04:03 AM

Has anyone heard from Horizontal Mike? It is just not the same around here. He added something to the flavor of the site…I just can’t put my finger on it.

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 04:12 AM

I had a PM from him 20 days ago but nothing since!

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#2 posted 04-04-2012 05:50 AM

Edit: Sorry wrong Mike.

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 05:51 AM

Edit: Sorry wrong Mike.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 04-04-2012 05:52 AM

I would guess he has been asked to leave ,I know he was suspended for a while a couple weeks back.

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#5 posted 06-21-2012 10:54 PM

Good riddance.
I do not like people who provoke just for provoking

-- Bert

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#6 posted 06-22-2012 12:32 AM

I think he’s a good guy at heart, but he had a knack for getting into scrapes with folks. I guess he either got kicked out, or just decided to take his ball and go home.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 06-22-2012 12:34 AM

Took a look…. his last post was 99 days ago.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 06-22-2012 12:53 AM

I too was wondering the same thing but wasn’t going to bring it up.
MIKE

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#9 posted 06-22-2012 01:18 AM

I had interesting exchange of PM with Mike but then he became “all weird”.
I sent him one or two messages asking him to stop but he never replied.

-- Bert

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#10 posted 06-22-2012 01:32 AM

I dont’ know him and he has not offended me directly, but i have seen some of his ‘not so nice posts’ and ‘badgering’.

Maybe he is eternally resting in a horizontal posistion? (sorry, could not resist that one)

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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#11 posted 06-22-2012 02:09 AM

Might be too busy running that website of his about Sargent planes. Been alot of “Space Stuff” going on, as well.

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#12 posted 06-23-2012 10:25 AM

I agree with you on the flavour part though some times it was cringe worthy as he beat that dead horse into submission again and again.
I rather liked Mike, a true contrarian and defender of the faith, just wished he could have reined it in a little.
gene

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#13 posted 06-23-2012 10:37 AM

HorizontalMike posted yesterday.

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/35891

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#14 posted 06-23-2012 10:59 AM

HorizontalMike posted yesterday.

Errrr, I don’t see it there?

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#15 posted 06-23-2012 11:04 AM

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#7 posted 102 days ago
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I have a TW 3/4in 3TPI on my 14in Rikon and I love it. To be honest, I use the BS mostly for resawing and have found that moving from 1/2in to 3/4in was noticably an improvement and made it easier to maintain a straight cut line.

—HorizontalMike—“Woodpeckers understand…”

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