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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Alex May 7. 14 Replies

Nice to see a forum like this and glad to be a member here.My name is Dave and I'm 47 years old. Was introduced to The Art of Manliness by a friend who recommended the books.Have read the forum here…Continue


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Dave Alex replied to Todd McFarland's discussion The Little Things
"The first cup of coffee every morning Spending the first couple hours of the day with my young sons The daily ritual of Straight Razor shaving, my 20 minutes every morning Watching the sun come up Working with my dad Finishing each season, planting…"
Jun 21
Dave Alex replied to Eric Lindberg's discussion What is the manliest job you ever had?
"I was an iron connector for some years, did the high steel work. Framed houses for about 20 years. Both of these were while being a farmer. Still farm full time. Before the farm couldn't pay a living wage so I had to substitute. So now I…"
Jun 20
Dave Alex replied to Saul Goodman's discussion Quick poll on The Art of Manliness (the book)
"I've read the book, and really enjoyed it and it's contents.  Can't really put one section as my favorite though. It is chock full of great stuff, this one is on the shelf and ill be given to my young boys to read in time. And…"
Jun 20
Dave Alex replied to Ulises Torres's discussion Busted Outdoor Spigot
"the fitting is a "shark bite" type, simple repair. Push in the end on the spigot and it should release the blue pex. Slide your new spigot with copper on it in there and you should be good to go"
Jun 12
Dave Alex replied to Charles Dodd's discussion New guy
"Pleasure to meet you sir. Thank you for your service to our Country. And welcome home"
May 16
Dave Alex replied to WannabeTactical's discussion Howdy, I'm Ashton
"Welcome from another FNG and Thank you sir for your service to our great Country"
May 15
Dave Alex replied to David R.'s discussion Mother's Day and Father's Day
"I do my best to make my mom and the mother of my children feel appreciated as much as possible. I work with my 82 year old dad, so he knows he's appreciated often. To me, these Hallmark holidays are just that. Hallmark…"
May 14
Dave Alex replied to Jed's discussion What is expected of a man on a first date?
"Yeah the when to call again can be a challenge. I think it more goes by how the date went. And how she was responding to you. Very into you, I'd call two days later, not the next day. But that's just my opinion, you won't seem…"
May 10
Dave Alex replied to Jed's discussion What is expected of a man on a first date?
"Well first off, being a gentleman comes first. Open doors, pull out her chair if you're dining, things like that. -On the actual day Be on time, clean shaven, dressed clean and proper for the location of the date. Like if you're going to…"
May 10
Dave Alex replied to Stephen Nelson's discussion Tires for Flipping/Sledge Hammer workout
"Contact any tire store that deals in agriculture tires. If they don't have an old one, they can point you to a farmer that has one laying around.  If I were closer you could choose your size lol we have plenty of them"
May 7
Dave Alex replied to Nick DeChane's discussion Name's Nick, nice to meet you.
"Welcome from another new guy here. Sounds like you're starting off on a great foundation. Sorry to hear of the loss of your Grandmother, I know I was close to mine and it really leaves a vacancy in your life."
May 7
Dave Alex replied to Dave Alex's discussion Greetings
"Thank you very much. I enjoy smoking meat, it's fun for me and my 3 yr old helps out too.  Our Vets deserve the best we can give them, so my friends and I consider it the best way we can say thank you to them. "
May 7
Salt Dragon replied to Dave Alex's discussion Greetings
"Welcome Dave!  Thanks for your work with our vets despite your busy schedule as a dad and farmer.  I admire your commitment and heart in all of that.  And the smoked meat is also a great talent to have.  I wish I had a place to…"
May 7
Dave Alex left a comment for Jack Smith
"Thanks for the welcome sir"
May 6
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"Good to see you here!"
May 6

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At 5:17pm on May 10, 2017, Roberto said…

Welcome!  Seems we have much in common. 

At 5:30am on May 6, 2017, Jack Smith said…

Good to see you here!


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