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Weather stick #7924973
08/10/23 12:35 PM
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Maine, Aroostook
Posco Offline OP
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Ever see one? Curls up in fair weather and droops before a storm. Nature's barometer.
[Linked Image]
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Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7924989
08/10/23 01:02 PM
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New Hampshire
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Yup...got one on the house for 30 years now


It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7924993
08/10/23 01:07 PM
08/10/23 01:07 PM
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Swords Creek, VA
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Saw an article about those in FFG a few years ago. Very interesting. Eric

Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925002
08/10/23 01:23 PM
08/10/23 01:23 PM
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rogers city mi.
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Is it going to work as it gets older


olden tyred
Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925008
08/10/23 01:35 PM
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Put one up about 20 years ago.
Just walked out to check it.

[Linked Image]


Oops!

It's JUST starting to rain though


LOL, pic turned, it's mounted correctly

Last edited by DaveP; 08/10/23 01:36 PM.
Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925010
08/10/23 01:44 PM
08/10/23 01:44 PM
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centrel PA
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Re: Weather stick [Re: jeff karsten] #7925012
08/10/23 01:48 PM
08/10/23 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by jeff karsten
Is it going to work as it gets older


I saw what you did there... grin

Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925033
08/10/23 02:34 PM
08/10/23 02:34 PM
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Champaign County, Ohio.
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What type of tree is the stick from?

Is the bark shaved off?

Keith

Re: Weather stick [Re: KeithC] #7925046
08/10/23 02:52 PM
08/10/23 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by KeithC
What type of tree is the stick from?

Is the bark shaved off?

Keith

Balsam fir, and yes, it's peeled.

Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925048
08/10/23 02:54 PM
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I have one from Apple


The bitterness of poor quality last a lot longer than the sweetness of low price
Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925050
08/10/23 03:02 PM
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Nope,

I just look at the clouds and wind direction
Tells me all I need to know

Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925103
08/10/23 04:03 PM
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Had one on the front porch for years.


Eh...wot?

Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925111
08/10/23 04:10 PM
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I upgraded to a Weather Rock

[Linked Image]


Eh...wot?

Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925157
08/10/23 04:48 PM
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Posco I would say that stick has been drooping quite a bit this summer in your area

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Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925184
08/10/23 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Posco
Ever see one? Curls up in fair weather and droops before a storm. Nature's barometer.
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[Linked Image]

The top picture is from in the morning. whistle

Re: Weather stick [Re: KeithC] #7925185
08/10/23 05:25 PM
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Originally Posted by KeithC
What type of tree is the stick from?

Is the bark shaved off?

Keith

It's morning wood. laugh

Re: Weather stick [Re: WI Outdoors] #7925325
08/10/23 08:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Mando
Originally Posted by KeithC
What type of tree is the stick from?

Is the bark shaved off?

Keith

It's morning wood. laugh

I heard that Morning wood has other uses than weather.


God please keep they 19 fallen UBB miners out of trouble up there.
Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7925344
08/10/23 08:33 PM
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Maine, Aroostook
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It's hard not to go there, isn't it!? Every time I look at it in fair weather I think the same thing. They must have watered it with Viagra when it was seedling.

Re: Weather stick [Re: Posco] #7926216
08/11/23 10:44 PM
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I still have the skin mine came in, but it ain't no good for checking the weather either...

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