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The Satisfaction of Fixing Things...

The MTD is running like a top now.
Being able to fix it on my own has brought me great joy.
Kind of like this...

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that is probably the greatest thing about being retired. plenty of time to fix things, build your own furniture, tending a garden and landscaping the yard, etc,

before it felt like a chore. now it is a joy.

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that is probably the greatest thing about being retired. plenty of time to fix things, build your own furniture, tending a garden and landscaping the yard, etc,before it felt like a chore. now it is a joy.
Having six Saturdays every week is great, isn't it?

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I just like fixing it rather than tossing it in the trash. It being almost anything.

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In addition to the warm and fuzzy of fixing something yourself, you typically can fix a machine for less than replacing it. In addition to that, you can have a more substantial machine than some of the newer ones.

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They charge us for throwing anything away around here; so fixing something can save the cost of replacement AND the fee that would be charged for disposal.

An acceptable form of double dipping !
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They charge us for throwing anything away around here; so fixing something can save the cost of replacement AND the fee that would be charged for disposal.

An acceptable form of double dipping !
And it helps conserve our natural resources.
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