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Whizbang projects

Yesterday I got really antsy, I think because I was bored.  I really want a project to work on, and all this waiting is killing me.  We will be trying to make payments on the farmhouse so that we can pay down the mortgage, so I know I shouldn’t spend money.  But last night I really wanted to start a project.  I really considered starting work on a whizbang chicken scalder.  I perused the book again, but began to realize that this was a $1000+ project.  One of the first pieces I need is a LP gas water heater.  I could use an older one, but finding one of the right size might be a challenge.  I guess I better try, though.  The best alternative to a used water heater is one I found on e-bay for $249, but it would also cost $85 to ship!  The other expensive item is a geared motor that will cost close to $300!  Ugh!  I think I will stick with just trying to finish off the whizbang chicken plucker with a handle, wheels, and an automatic watering system.

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