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Forum: Conservation 10-07-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,225
Posted By SimpleManLance
So im making very slow progress on the basement....

So im making very slow progress on the basement. Im up in the air on what to do with the insulation. Maybe everyone could help point me in the right direction. I have about 1500 square feet of...
Forum: Conservation 09-13-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,225
Posted By SimpleManLance
I posted some pictures for everyone. Also started...

I posted some pictures for everyone. Also started removing half the peel and stick tiles from the basement, and grinding the mastic off. what a pain that is.




JRMichler- i plan on covering...
Forum: Conservation 09-11-15, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,225
Posted By SimpleManLance
this house is the nicest house we looked at. As...

this house is the nicest house we looked at. As soon as we walked in you could tell it was well taken care of. the seller had owned the house since 1979. its a ranch all the electrical can be seen...
Forum: Conservation 09-10-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,225
Posted By SimpleManLance
New house, want to do it right!

The wife and I just bought a new house. A 1972 1700sq ft ranch with full basement with 2 car garage on 9 acres with a 24x30 barn. A older couple owned the house since 1979 and wanted to get out of...
Forum: Tools 02-16-15, 05:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,572
Posted By SimpleManLance
I thought that too so I tried it on the GFI...

I thought that too so I tried it on the GFI outlet like I did when I first got it. Made no difference.
Forum: Tools 02-15-15, 01:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,572
Posted By SimpleManLance
Sorry I dropped off after I started this thread....

Sorry I dropped off after I started this thread. I'm going to school and trying to keep school as number one priority. Second week of June I will be done. Yay! Anyway, I keep throwing money at this...
Forum: Tools 12-26-14, 08:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,572
Posted By SimpleManLance
Trying out my new seek thermal inferred camara.

I have been messing around with it a little bit. It's definitely not up to the standards or ac hackers rental one. But i could see it coming in handy.

The window picture is my 1935 single pane...
Forum: Solar Power 11-09-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,920
Posted By SimpleManLance
Yes it does. I have a 5500 watt one that doesn't...

Yes it does. I have a 5500 watt one that doesn't which might be better on gas though.
Forum: Solar Power 11-09-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,920
Posted By SimpleManLance
How to charge my batteries

I'm not sure where to put this.

I bought two 6 volt costco golf cart batteries for my camper to power my led lights and such when I'm camping. I'm trying to use those same batteries to power some...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 04-15-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 30,227
Posted By SimpleManLance
That is so cool! how hard is the software to use?

That is so cool! how hard is the software to use?
Forum: Tools 02-02-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,564
Posted By SimpleManLance
yeah one of those would be cool. to bad they are...

yeah one of those would be cool. to bad they are sold out. :mad:
Forum: Lighting 12-23-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,841
Posted By SimpleManLance
That looks awesome. where did you get the 3d...

That looks awesome. where did you get the 3d printer from?
Forum: Tools 11-23-13, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,992
Posted By SimpleManLance
I am amazed at all the cool things that people...

I am amazed at all the cool things that people come up with. I have a kill-a-watt meter that i use from time to time. a whole house monitor would be pretty need to have
Forum: Solar Heating 11-23-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,671
Posted By SimpleManLance
I keep looking for more panels to add to what i...

I keep looking for more panels to add to what i have. Ive passed on some because i couldn't justify spending more money on panels when i haven't even used what i have.

It doesn't drain back to...
Forum: Solar Heating 11-23-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,671
Posted By SimpleManLance
My $125 solar hot water heater (StarPak Solar Systems)

I bought these back in 2010, I figured I would post it here seeing as i haven't done anything with them yet. I would really like to work on a plan so when spring comes i can actually do something...
Forum: Solar Power 11-09-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,532
Posted By SimpleManLance
I think it is a good idea for all these big...

I think it is a good idea for all these big companies. Eliminate one of their monthly expenses(electricity) by generating their own. I wonder what this will do for the cost of electricity for...
Forum: Solar Heating 11-06-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,296
Posted By SimpleManLance
Thanks for sharing. I never realized that the...

Thanks for sharing. I never realized that the return side of a drain back system is the highest point. Learn something new everyday.
Forum: Solar Heating 11-06-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,424
Posted By SimpleManLance
I just checked out both your systems. very cool!...

I just checked out both your systems. very cool! On your drain back system, don't you need some sort of a vacuum break to get the water to drain back into the 6 gallon tank?
Forum: Product Reviews 11-06-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,954
Posted By SimpleManLance
I use the makita impact drill at work every day....

I use the makita impact drill at work every day. I love it.

I have a 1/2" 19V craftsman impact that i use around the house and the garage. Works awesome.
Forum: The Billiards Room 08-31-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,957
Posted By SimpleManLance
Its all about the image of having "money". ...

Its all about the image of having "money".

I am however surprised at how many GM employees are driving junker gas savers or a new volt to work everyday. But GMPG(which is in BFE acording to the...
Forum: The Billiards Room 08-31-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,957
Posted By SimpleManLance
I get to see volts and sparks everyday at work....

I get to see volts and sparks everyday at work. Working at General Motors Proving Grounds allows me to see all kinds of cool things. the Spark is a little to small for me. I love the volt, i wish i...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-01-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,400
Posted By SimpleManLance
I was planning on using the heat pump as my...

I was planning on using the heat pump as my fall/early winter heater. Then as the temps dropped to low to make heat, turn on the gas furnace or start the wood furnace.

I don't mind chopping wood,...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-28-13, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,400
Posted By SimpleManLance
I wont be spending it right now on extra...

I wont be spending it right now on extra insulation. i guess it would be going towards air sealing the house more. I know the basement/crawl spaces need their leaks sealed up which would include some...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-27-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,400
Posted By SimpleManLance
We have been running window shakers(3) for the...

We have been running window shakers(3) for the last 3 years in separate rooms. one in our bedroom, one in our sons and one in our tv room. It would be nice to have it everywhere on the really humid...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-27-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,400
Posted By SimpleManLance
Im paying at cost prices for both. Includes...

Im paying at cost prices for both. Includes everything but the electrical from the panel to the AC box and the drain hose for the coil.

AC 13 seer $1050
HP 13 seer $2050

my buddy has all the...
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