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    Most popular All-Season Tire for an AWD

    I have had Michelin LTX MS, Toyo open country MT and AT, Cooper STT MAXX and ?ATR, BFG commercial AT, Matercraft courser AT, Hankook Dynapro RF10, Goodyear all terrain adventure with kevlar, and Duratracs all in load range E. The best in snow were Duratracs, Hankook RF10s and Goodyear ATRs with...
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    Is medical school worth the debt in the long run ?

    totally agree<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Astro14</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Dudemanmaximus</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Astro 14 that is great! I think with help...
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    Is medical school worth the debt in the long run ?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by PPWarrior</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Just go to Mexico, study there, take the US license exams, and come back with not much debt and the same training </div></div> Many Canadian kids have up having to go to med...
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    Is medical school worth the debt in the long run ?

    I think one of the most popular ways I see young docs coping with debt is through Uncle Sam. Thats probably what I would do if I were in their shoes.
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    Is medical school worth the debt in the long run ?

    Astro 14 that is great! I think with help from bank of dad and playing your cards right that can happen. Some of these kids start with nothing and have to finance all 8-10 yrs of school. Good luck to your daughter!
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    Is medical school worth the debt in the long run ?

    Well maybe. My daughters tuition is 22-25 $k/ year + $800/month rent + living expenses etc, usually costs me $40k/ yr. Private schools tuition alone often 50-60K. Many med schools now are 40-60K per year. It is not hard to rack up debt.
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    Is medical school worth the debt in the long run ?

    Income depends on specialty, academic vs non-academic and private practice vs employed. Generally you can make the most with a good busy private practice, usually less for employed, and usually lowest of all academic. If in private practice you usually are joining other older docs who have...
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    Is medical school worth the debt in the long run ?

    I am a D.O. and have been in practice for 20 yrs. I love what I do but I work 30-40% harder for 30-40 %less than when I started. I talked to a 3rd year OB/GYN resident a little while back and she was $487K in the hole and 33 yrs old. The last doc we hired she and her husband were $600K in...
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    Are New Vehicles Too Expensive?

    Well at least in my case my income has not increased 3.5% per year! As far as diesels go when I bought my 03 diesel was $1.10 per gallon and i estimated it would take 75000 miles to break even for the Cummins diesel option. At the time I had a 4 horse living quartes gooseneck that when filled...
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    Oil recommendations for GM Vortec 8100

    👍 I lived in Flushing for about 10 yrs - nice little town.
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    Favorite Movie Lines And Scenes

    Blazing Saddles scene where Slim Pickens and his possee ride up to a toll both in the middle of nowhere and Slim says "What'll that ___hole think of next. Somebody's gonna have to go back and get a sh__load of dimes."
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    Some good modern rock songs

    Take a listen to Clutch. Great band good ol blues based heavy rock and good sense of humor.
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    2006 John deere 4120 and delo multi grade

    Drywaller Off topic but I would guess by your handle you may be familiar with drywall. What is your favorite mud for 2nd and 3rd coats? Back in my youth I worked construction summers to pay for college and worked with a guy who had finished drywall for many years and I learned to mud fairly...
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    What Do I Need To Start Wrenching?

    Don't forget the beer. Some projects like a routine oil change are a one beer job, others take a whole day and may require a case if you have enlisted friends to help. My friends are really thirsty.
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    Are New Vehicles Too Expensive?

    Prices are insane. My 2003 Dodge 3500 is slowly rusting to pieces and I went a lookin at new one ton trucks. Bought the 03 new for $38 K out the door Laramie with 5.9 Cummins and I questioned my sanity then. I actually need and use a HD truck hauling horses hay landscape material and our...
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