Switch to English Language Passer en langue française Omschakelen naar Nederlandse Taal Wechseln Sie zu deutschen Sprache Passa alla lingua italiana
Members: 70,494   Posts: 1,543,005   Online: 761
      
Page 19 of 69 FirstFirst ... 91314151617181920212223242529 ... LastLast
Results 181 to 190 of 683
  1. #181

    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Adirondacks
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    3,426
    0.8f. It's a quarter to two in the afternoon. Very windy.

  2. #182

    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Adirondacks
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    3,426
    Quote Originally Posted by cliveh View Post
    I see a cold front known as a "polar vortex" is expected to hit dozens of states across the United States over the next 72 hours. Have some of you guys got some plans to cope with this?
    Yes, I button all five buttons on my coat.

  3. #183

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    St. Louis, Mo.
    Shooter
    Large Format
    Posts
    842
    Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
    Yes, I button all five buttons on my coat.
    They still make coats with buttons?

    Mine all have zippers!

  4. #184

    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Adirondacks
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    3,426
    Quote Originally Posted by Alan Gales View Post
    They still make coats with buttons?

    Mine all have zippers!
    Buttons go with pocket watches. They don't jam either.

  5. #185

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    St. Louis, Mo.
    Shooter
    Large Format
    Posts
    842
    Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
    Buttons go with pocket watches. They don't jam either.


  6. #186

    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Adirondacks
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    3,426
    Quote Originally Posted by Alan Gales View Post
    I bet your coats have that newfangled down stuff in them too!
    Actually the coat to which I referred is an L.L. Bean, about 40 years old. Heavy wool with a flannel lining, even on a day like today I open one or two buttons if I'm walking.
    Edit - minus 2f now, still windy.
    Last edited by E. von Hoegh; 01-07-2014 at 03:25 PM. Click to view previous post history.

  7. #187

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    St. Louis, Mo.
    Shooter
    Large Format
    Posts
    842
    No, I don't own any down coats. I do have two made with Polartech. An old Lands End and a new North Face (Hey, it was on clearance at Sports Authority!). Polartech is the warmest man-made fiber, is lightweight and not bulky like down.

    I had a down coat years ago. It was warm but when I wore it I felt like the Michelin man.

  8. #188
    Poisson Du Jour's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    SE Australia
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    3,572
    Images
    15
    Looks kind of rather cold in the USA. In Australia (sunny and warm...) we are seeing a lot of media coverage about this 'polar vortex' that has engulfed, among other places across the US, Lake Michigan in Chicago, shown with long, long icicles and an ice vapour creeping over the surface — splendid photographic matter, so where are the records of the many who call the US home? Or is it too cold to play outside?? Or people skiing to work in Detroit (!). And Chicago.... is minus 26 celsius ... colder than the South Pole? Quelle horreur...
    .::Gary Rowan Higgins

    A comfort zone is a wonderful place. But nothing ever grows there.
    —Anon.






  9. #189
    bobwysiwyg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Ann Arbor, MI U.S.A.
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    1,555
    Images
    3
    We're too busy moving snow around. On the news this morning they posted a Tweet from someone in Alaska. "Please send our weather back." Out of curiosity I checked the current temp in Barrow. It was a balmy -9F compared to Ann Arbor 's -13F.
    WYSIWYG - At least that's my goal.

    Portfolio-http://apug.org/forums/portfolios.php?u=25518

  10. #190
    Rick A's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    north central Pa
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    5,926
    Images
    33
    Woke up to -16f this morning, wind chill of -48. The hig today was -4f, wind chill of -35. It's supposed to get into the mid teens to around +20f tomorrow.
    Rick A
    Argentum aevum



 

APUG PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Contact Us  |  Support Us!  |  Advertise  |  Site Terms  |  Archive  —   Search  |  Mobile Device Access  |  RSS  |  Facebook  |  Linkedin