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Forum: Tools 08-02-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,682
Posted By Daox
Their prices have really come down in the recent...

Their prices have really come down in the recent years. You can get a FLIR ONE thermal camera that plugs into your smart phone for just over $200 new. If you have an inefficient house or have a...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-26-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By Daox
How do you achieve this Elcam?

How do you achieve this Elcam?
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-02-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By Daox
Do you mow acres?

Do you mow acres?
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-30-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By Daox
No mowing grass substitute

Just came across this is my youtube feed. Sounds really nice. I'm not a huge fan of mowing all the time, especially this time of the year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omT9k643oBw
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 05-30-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 864
Posted By Daox
Its been qutie a while since I used it, but it is...

Its been qutie a while since I used it, but it is a good resource! Thats actually how it got the chassis for my riding mower.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-28-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 43,115
Posted By Daox
So, this thing has finally kicked the bucket. It...

So, this thing has finally kicked the bucket. It started making very funny noises and the string would randomly let loose. Turns out that the motor bearings are shot. You can wiggle the armature...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-22-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By Daox
You'll need to use the pressure to get the water...

You'll need to use the pressure to get the water to the highest point in the system, then vent the air. The water will then be free to drain back down via gravity. You'll probably need to turn off...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-13-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,316
Posted By Daox
Thanks for the update Jeff. I have a few places...

Thanks for the update Jeff. I have a few places where this info will come in handy!
Forum: Solar Power 02-09-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,385
Posted By Daox
Aside from the mounting differences, rigid panels...

Aside from the mounting differences, rigid panels are going to be more efficient.
Forum: Energy Storage 02-07-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,793
Posted By Daox
Definitely another cool idea. Man that's a lot...

Definitely another cool idea. Man that's a lot of weight, 320 tons per cart!
Forum: Introductions 01-26-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By Daox
Welcome to the site Yuri! We'd love to hear...

Welcome to the site Yuri! We'd love to hear about this project. I hope we can help you out as well.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-21-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By Daox
Thanks for the update! Its good to hear that its...

Thanks for the update! Its good to hear that its doing its job well.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-20-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,270
Posted By Daox
Looks great... makes me hungry too!

Looks great... makes me hungry too!
Forum: Solar Power 12-04-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,403
Posted By Daox
I would keep it simple (and cheaper) and go with...

I would keep it simple (and cheaper) and go with lead batteries. I would not go fancy with AGM or gel, just a regular flooded lead acid deep cycle from the local store. No BMS required, the charge...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-22-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By Daox
Thanks for sharing Jason! Its great to see...

Thanks for sharing Jason! Its great to see companies hold up things on their end. I'm glad to see they came through for you.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 11-11-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 342,302
Posted By Daox
Yep, its still working great. I've been using it...

Yep, its still working great. I've been using it for about 13 years now!

Still haven't finished up the mods I have shown above. It'll happen... sometime. :)
Forum: Solar Heating 10-12-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,620
Posted By Daox
Well, I am running out of time on this. I ended...

Well, I am running out of time on this. I ended up going with a Steca 0301 U (https://www.steca.com/index.php?Steca-TR-0301-U-en#productdescription). I basically went with this due to limited...
Forum: Solar Heating 09-28-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,620
Posted By Daox
Thanks Mike. A DIY controller sounds fun, but I...

Thanks Mike. A DIY controller sounds fun, but I simply don't have the time to put one together at this point.
Forum: Solar Heating 09-25-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,620
Posted By Daox
Solar hot water pump controller

Hey guys. I'm getting close to putting up my solar hot water panels. However, I still need a controller for the setup. Can anyone recommend anything? Is it simply a differential temperature...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 09-24-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,414
Posted By Daox
Very interesting topic. Lets see if there is...

Very interesting topic. Lets see if there is interest!
Forum: Solar Heating 09-05-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,161
Posted By Daox
Solar hot water automatic air vent

I'm trying to choose an air vent for my solar hot water system. I have 1" PEX supply and return lines. Most air vents I've seen are 1/8" NPT, and I'm wondering if that is going to be big enough...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-05-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,940
Posted By Daox
We have had a few guys use window units, but I...

We have had a few guys use window units, but I haven't seen any portable A/C units made into heaters. However, I'm sure its quite possible.

I've heard a lot of those portable ones are noisy...
Forum: Introductions 09-05-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,677
Posted By Daox
Welcome to the site. Do you have any pictures of...

Welcome to the site. Do you have any pictures of your work? We'd love to see them.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-18-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 342,302
Posted By Daox
So it got hot, and I stopped for a while on this....

So it got hot, and I stopped for a while on this. Its now not as hot and I'm trying to find time for it again.

I realized that I still needed a charger holder of some sort since they're coming...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-31-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,923
Posted By Daox
Great ideas guys, thanks! The water heater...

Great ideas guys, thanks!

The water heater is in the basement, and humidity is horrible here in Wisconsin.

I'm pretty sure we're going to go with a mini split at this point. Its relatively...
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