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Post  johnp on 12/23/2013, 10:07 am

Out of town for a few days but last Wed. I was out filling up the bird baths while it was warm enough to hook up the hoses. I wasn't supposed to be home (I do work sometimes) but I needed to look at a local project and decided to take the rest of the day off. I live at the end of a dead end road so traffic is rare. Down the road came a white van going fast. He pulled in our drive and a man in a red shirt came out and went to the side door of the van. Out came a large yellow box. I told him to leave it at the end of the walk. He said merry Christmas and left. On the box was a picture of a Presto 23 Qt. pressure canner.  Very Happy  Very Happy
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Post  camprn on 12/23/2013, 10:48 am

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Post  sanderson on 12/23/2013, 2:14 pm

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Post  bnoles on 12/23/2013, 2:50 pm

You're going to that that one John!

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Post  sanderson on 12/23/2013, 6:33 pm

bnoles wrote:You're going to that that one John!

Bob has been in his Cheers!   
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Post  boffer on 12/23/2013, 7:18 pm

Says the lady drinking her cafe!  Wink 
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Post  plantoid on 12/23/2013, 8:44 pm

Congratulations john,

Does this mean you'll be well and truly canned or half canned   over the festive season  Laughing  Laughing 

 I've finally used my canner in anger today .  Go look in the canning threads
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Post  boffer on 12/23/2013, 8:51 pm

plantoid wrote:...I've finally used my canner in anger today .  Go look in the canning threads

Before I go look at the canning thread...I hope you didn't bonk somebody over the head with it!   Razz
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Post  plantoid on 12/23/2013, 9:33 pm

No didn't wallop anyone with it...it's far too heavy to lift it that high .

The new thread arrived at canning  40 minutes after you posted .... My excuse is I'm a slow thinking slow typist.   Wink
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Post  johnp on 12/24/2013, 8:52 am

Thanks all, under a lot of "pressure" now to try it out. The canner is heavier than the reviews made it out to be so it looks good so far. I've read the directions several times so I think I'm ready. Need to fine something to can.
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