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Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-31-12, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,545
Posted By cmittle
Vertical Garden

I've got the idea that next year I'd like to run some 2 x 6's across the side of the 4x4's holding up my deck, and build some planters off of these. In said planters I'd like to plant strawberries,...
Forum: Tools 11-05-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,052
Posted By cmittle
Chalk me up for another Open Office tracker. ...

Chalk me up for another Open Office tracker. Initially I was thinking that it would be nice to have one on here as well, but now that I've started tracking my own the way that I like I'm not sure if...
Forum: Conservation 08-01-09, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,201
Posted By cmittle
I believe this method of producing a #2 sized...

I believe this method of producing a #2 sized flush is still flawed in the case of the fairer sex.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-19-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,124
Posted By cmittle
That was an interesting read. I've never been...

That was an interesting read. I've never been directly responsible for my lawn before this year. I will keep these things in mind.
Forum: Conservation 03-29-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,168
Posted By cmittle
Down with daylight savings time!

Down with daylight savings time!
Forum: Conservation 03-13-09, 10:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 51,066
Posted By cmittle
At first glance I thought it would be easy to get...

At first glance I thought it would be easy to get a pump for this situation. I imagine you'd prefer an ac (vs dc) pump for this application? Shurflo is the first thing that came to mind. This...
Forum: Conservation 01-30-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 78,522
Posted By cmittle
I like the idea. I wonder if there's a way to...

I like the idea. I wonder if there's a way to attach the fins that would allow for people without a welder, but still maintain the conductivity.

Out of curiosity did you use Sketchup for the...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-23-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,921
Posted By cmittle
Whether or not you can use Linux would depend on...

Whether or not you can use Linux would depend on what your free emulation software is compatible with, first figure that out.

Personally I like the Linux option, because it is quite well known to...
Forum: Conservation 12-16-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,683
Posted By cmittle
New home toilet problems

My girlfriend and I purchased a new construction home in May of 2008. My girlfriend noticed the other day that there were three or four little streams coming down into the bowl of the toilet very...
Forum: Lighting 12-15-08, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,068
Posted By cmittle
At least you figured it out now instead of in...

At least you figured it out now instead of in three years when you're really be kicking your self. Good find though, sometimes a person just gets so focused that they forget about some little...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-10-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,561
Posted By cmittle
I would avoid this. You want to be careful how...

I would avoid this. You want to be careful how refrigeration units are placed, because the refrigerant can slosh around and get into parts of the system it's not supposed to be and this can cause...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-10-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,680
Posted By cmittle
Cool concept, weird application... I think I'd...

Cool concept, weird application... I think I'd hit my side on it a few times then get angry and throw it in a closet somewhere.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-01-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,561
Posted By cmittle
It's a really good idea, but I think...

It's a really good idea, but I think implementation is limited by the human body, and peoples comfort in getting at their milk and soda. Maybe the basic concept can be applied better to new fridge...
Forum: Conservation 11-21-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,365
Posted By cmittle
Speaking of wrapping the water heater itself I've...

Speaking of wrapping the water heater itself I've got a question. I went down (it's in our soon to be finished basement) and touched the outside of my water heater the other day and as best I can...
Forum: Conservation 11-21-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,365
Posted By cmittle
I insulated all of the hot water pipes in my...

I insulated all of the hot water pipes in my basement with the black insulation that you can buy in 8 or 10 foot lengths at Lowe's/Home Depot. It has a slit down the side that allows you to slip it...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-19-08, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,192
Posted By cmittle
Look what I can do

I am currently working on finishing the basement in the split-foyer home that my girlfriend and I purchased. We recently ran out of studs and we needed more to finish the framing. When we got our...
Forum: Conservation 11-19-08, 01:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 23,462
Posted By cmittle
When I was walking through Lowe's last night I...

When I was walking through Lowe's last night I saw what appeared to be one of these sitting in the insulation aisle. It would make sense for them to have one for rental.
Forum: The Billiards Room 11-19-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,947
Posted By cmittle
To answer the question honestly I put yes. I do...

To answer the question honestly I put yes. I do buy bottled water when I'm on a motorcycle ride in the summer and I need to stop for a refreshment. Mind you, I probably buy ~8 bottles of water a...
Forum: Conservation 11-14-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,170
Posted By cmittle
It looks like these...

It looks like these (http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=4291457) are individual. Of course I haven't held them in my hand so I can't be 100% sure of that.
Forum: Conservation 11-13-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,170
Posted By cmittle
I have non-rechargeables in things like my alarm...

I have non-rechargeables in things like my alarm clock, but in most other things like cameras and Wii remotes, I use the rechargeable AA's that I got at Wal-Mart. IIRC they weren't any more...
Forum: Other Improvements 11-12-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,874
Posted By cmittle
Fair enough; I've had a lot of theories that...

Fair enough; I've had a lot of theories that didn't pan out.

cory
Forum: Other Improvements 11-12-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,874
Posted By cmittle
Assuming that your furnace is sized appropriately...

Assuming that your furnace is sized appropriately and your fan is capable of pushing air through the longest (equivalent length not necessarily actual length) leg of your HVAC system (I'm willing to...
Forum: Conservation 11-11-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,604
Posted By cmittle
No comment on the tape, but I'm really interested...

No comment on the tape, but I'm really interested in the Swordfish. I'm very allergic to dust mites (and sadly cats). I'm curious what motivated your purchase of this unit, are you (or someone in...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-11-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,489
Posted By cmittle
I just spent the last hour looking through there....

I just spent the last hour looking through there. A lot of good stuff in that thread. I just skimmed through fairly fast looking at the posts that had pictures. Good find!
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-10-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,098
Posted By cmittle
This picture is the gap between the bottom of the...

This picture is the gap between the bottom of the stud and the top of the sill plate.
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b6/promiscuousman/00022.jpg

This picture is the gap between the bottom of...
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