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  1. I just also sent him Gustavo's # by PM. Great spot.
  2. Except that it is a roast. One good thing about Gerard's is the atmosphere, IMO - good vibes. I'm not sure whether the mushroom with tomatoes and cheese is still available but it was excellent. I really like the spinach lasagna and the regular salad is good and filling. It is the only good salad I've had yet in the area. [not that I've been all over] There may be some confusion over the aging of the prime rib. It is likely cut from already aged beef. We killed a steer back in Canada and hung for about 1 month...delicious; big difference if aged.
  3. Yeah okay. It was reading the tutorial which sparked my question. Very poorly written.
  4. This sounds as if it requires firestick or some such other device using a remote control. Is this correct? I presently use a laptop only as my device and connect to TV via HDMI. I use the mouse to select shows. Can this software be used in this fashion?
  5. I'm willing to be corrected on this but I believe a motorhome can be 'imported' while in Mexico. There are lawyers (I've been told by my lawyer) who specialize in registering a NOB vehicle in Mexico. I have read an in El Ojo posted by a mechanic shop in Chapala that they will assist with vehicle transfer to Mexican.
  6. I lived in a rainforest with a metal roof with plywood and Styrofoam; not that loud.
  7. I wonder why there are not more metal roofs around the area on roofs with some pitch. I've contracted building about 5 roofs in Canada with metal. They are good for 25 to 30 years without coating, etc. I've been contemplating whether one could lay steel stringers over the flat-tile roofs, put a layer of Styrofoam and then metal roofing. Maybe I'll try it next year.
  8. I used Winston as well. Less expensive and better than the competition. I did not buy the insurance. Not one thing was damaged. Delivery was smooth and everything was placed where I requested. Winston is very amicable. (BC to Ajijic)
  9. I've had documents witnessed by a notario, no problem. 500 pesos as I recall.
  10. It was simple for me to get an appointment at a consulate, one week after emailing. I took the required financial info and had my card within 2 hours. I then had 6 months to cross into Mexico, which I took. [long trip] I bet getting your wife's card at the same time is best. Things can take a long time in Mexico and cost more. I did not use any assistance straight through.
  11. I was connected yesterday. I am a prepaid customer on the Carretera in West Ajijic. I saw them string the line past my house several months back. I emailed them one month ago and was promised a reply from another department. Nothing...so I emailed again, apologies and was told they lost my order, then had an appointment for one week ago. No show...no notification. I emailed again....another apology....trouble with the main line. With no appointment a very efficient young man showed up yesterday and installed the cable and modem. He easily followed my suggestions and was all done in 2 hours. Package is 75 MB and phone. My average download speed is 68 (up to 79) MBPS without VPN. When I test with fast.com it shows an enormous drop using VPN 20 to 30 MBPS. I verified with speedtest.com and got the same without VPN but with VPN it showed a drop of only 2 to 4 MBPS. I therefore tried a timed test opening my email service. Using a server in Texas, my email program opened slightly faster with VPN connected. This makes me dubious of fast.com's accuracy with a VPN. I encountered minor buffering using VPN, KODI and Real Debrid on 2 shows (720 hd). Other shows were fine. This can be a factor of the stream provider [ e.g. seriesonline, directdl, etc] Time will tell. I am currently happy with the ILOX service. Thanks to Tom!!
  12. Where the assets and US residential/mailing address is [if the same as Canadian law]
  13. The other side to this coin is that local Mexicans hate this as much as gringos. One of my Mexican friends hired some guys to trim trees. He even paid ahead. When they did not show, he was pissed off. He said to me 'That is why we are a third world country'. The one that gets me is local businesses who don't return calls or emails when they stand to make a buck.
  14. Yes, thanks. I've already bought worms from both. Juan Diego is a good friend. Neither of them have large quantities available. I'm presently trying to boost my population.
  15. Dog poo can also be thrown into a compost heap if that is an option. There are not a lot of composting worms available locally yet but I kept a worm bin in my kitchen for years. I put all my scraps excluding meat into it and they were turned into vermicompost. For the brave you could try a worm bin dog poo digester; a layer of shredded paper/cardboard, peat moss, sawdust or shredded straw/corn husk and bury the poo in there; just keep covering the poo with the bedding. [I was going to try this but my dog buries her poo]. It is probably not culturally doable here but vermicomposting stations placed strategically for dog walkers would be brilliant.
  16. My business partner and myself are seeking a lot to rent long term, west of Ajijic from the end of the bicycle path [near La Casa del Waffle] to as far west as La Puerta Nueva [Villa Lucerna]. Our purpose is to provide mulch and mulching service to tree trimmers and the public. Additionally we will make and sell thermophilic compost and vermicompost and other organic gardening amendments. We prefer to be on the Carretera or as close as possible. The lot should be a minimum 400 sq. meters. The rent can vary according to amenities; e.g. building, electricity, fenced, water, septic/sewer with a maximum of 8000 mxn. Please PM or email responses to thegoodjob@hotmail.com
  17. The Slip Doctors have other products if you did not notice already. https://www.slipdoctors.com/ The one which was posted is an acid which creates pores in the tile. It looks like their epoxy product uses clay in the mix to prevent slip.
  18. If you consider Mexico City, one of the best Orthopedic surgeons in the world is there, Victor Ilizaliturri . He replaced my complex hip joint and does low invasive joint repair.
  19. FYI a colon ct scan is an alternative to a colonoscopy. I've had 2, ten years apart. The same preparation regimen applies. There is mild discomfort/pain as the colon is inflated slightly with gas (CO2 ?). If polyps are discovered then colonoscopy is needed. Any medical center with a scanner and 'gas equipment' should be able to do this.
  20. Well to begin with perhaps you should be thrown off the forum for posting a private message. Yes I am both Canadian and American and don't really care about Trump. If you must know, my father served US naval intelligence and when I was born while in Canada I required so much surgery that I had to remain in Canada which was superior and cheaper for that in those times. Perhaps you are too full of yourself to post the rest of the private message.
  21. The lot is about 17,000 sq. meters and as far as I know, zoning is not an issue. It is mostly a farming area interspersed with some new and older houses. Thanks for the info.
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