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A Tired Subject - Generators Again

I am so tired of messin’ with generators I didn’t even want to write about it – yet again!

Unfortunately, I cannot afford to do that.   Generators are boondocking lifeblood out here in the oil fields.  Even though the Company maintains our 12kw Perkins diesel at a high level, all mechanical things will eventually fail.  This one has let me down on more than one occasion and it will do so again. Remember, when you are talking about basic survival, two is one, one is none.  I have to have a reliable back up generator.

Almost there- The Generac NP66

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The 80% Rule - Bitin' Me in the Butt

I have a proprietary maxim called the 80% Rule.  It peeves me no end.  Seems to me we (collectively)  have learned to accept less than stellar products and services as the norm.  I sent this to a guy that sold me a Colts pistol last year that fell far short of his promises.

Folks, tell me something. When did we turn into a nation where an 80% effort is good enough? When did an 80% effort become acceptable? I emailed this to Georgia Jeffrey when he took offense to my being ‘so particular’:

Maybe I am just naive in my expectations. I

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