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Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-26-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Elcam84
I live in Texas (NW of Fort Worth) where we have...

I live in Texas (NW of Fort Worth) where we have only had 5" of rain in the past 10 months and it's 105* daily in the summer... I didn't even really need to cut the one time I did. Just knocked down...
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 05-30-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By dguzzi
Freecycle

Not sure if its everywhere but I have found Freecycle to be a good resource. I have been able to do a lot of things there. (mainly stuff I give away)

freecycle.org
Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-12-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By jeff5may
For places you want things to grow in again, a...

For places you want things to grow in again, a gallon of cooking/canning vinegar plus a tablespoon of soap (dish soap, laundry soap) does the "kill once" thing okay. Using concentrated vinegar works...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 02-28-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,715
Posted By jeff5may
Out of the previous recommended methods/devices,...

Out of the previous recommended methods/devices, for the ecorenovator type folks, I'm gonna go with Mike and second the mighty mite TS100. It's plug and play with temperature regulating controls...
Forum: Tools 02-04-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By YuriyLogvin
Bought a thermal imager to perform heat loss audit of my home

Hi all, recently I bought myself a thermal imager, and just wanted to share how I used it to determine places where in my home significant heat loss happens.
Found out that I completely forgot to...
Forum: Energy Storage 02-02-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,687
Posted By redneck
. Check this one out. Itís actually...

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Check this one out.

Itís actually being built.

https://aresnorthamerica.com/


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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-27-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,887
Posted By YuriyLogvin
My DIY Geothermal Heat Pump Install

Hello everyone.
I'm experimenting with my own DIY Geothermal Heat Pump install and wanted to share my progress. This is my second "Geothermal heat pump" project attempt and the fourth "DIY heat...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-20-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sparky!
Monthly usage update

My Mr.Cool 5 ton heat pump has been preforming flawlessly. I believe the coldest its seen yet is -15 and it still kept up. The following 2 images are from our sense energy monitor showing the use...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-20-22, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By redneck
Griddle - Redneck style

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Itís been awhile since posted anything so here we go...


Griddle - Redneck style...


So, I was looking at getting in on the gas griddle craze and cooking outside to keep the smell,...
Forum: Tools 01-07-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By pinballlooking
This table is amazing. I love it and it has...

This table is amazing. I love it and it has really helped my welding because I can get it in a conformable position.
...
Forum: Tools 12-20-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By pinballlooking
I got this lift table off the pallet and used it...

I got this lift table off the pallet and used it some over the weekend.

I love this thing. It is so easy to get what you are welding at a good height.

I used it when I cleaned up my buckets it...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-19-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sparky!
The second time is easier

I got the unit replaced and seriously it could not have been any easier to do. Swapping out for an identical unit was almost tool less. Anyway the new unit is in and as weird as it may be it is much...
Forum: Solar Heating 12-19-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,729
Posted By Sparky!
Project update

Yesterday I picked up my tank. It was brand new old stock. It is 1600 gallons with its length around 10'. It was made to be used horizontally but I will be standing it up on end. There are so many...
Forum: Tools 12-13-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By pinballlooking
You can take copper pipe and loop it with dog...

You can take copper pipe and loop it with dog legs with drain valves it helps alot.
I run that into my dryer. Auto drain on the compressor helps alot....
Forum: Conservation 12-06-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,856
Posted By Xringer
The diesel heater works!

Installed it temporally, since it's only to be used during long power failures.
On Low Heat, it heats up my workshop pretty well.
On medium high heat it's heats the shop faster. No CO detected....
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-23-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By ecomodmonster
I thought i would post an update on my heat pump...

I thought i would post an update on my heat pump home heating system.
i've made a few youtube vids incase anyone is interested.

tour of my £300 heat pump system...
Forum: Introductions 10-31-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,447
Posted By Earthshine
My 10.25kW system has been installed and...

My 10.25kW system has been installed and commissioned by a local contractor. A few days ago my local electric utility installed their bi-directional smart meter and we're good to go. :)

My...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 10-22-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 322,837
Posted By SKIN
Glad you're still at it with this project! Really...

Glad you're still at it with this project! Really have enjoyed following for years.:thumbup:
Forum: Solar Heating 09-29-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By SDMCF
I use a Resol Deltsol BS Pro. The plus points are...

I use a Resol Deltsol BS Pro. The plus points are that it is easy to use, it has setups to suit a number of equipment configurations, and it has proven reliable. I have been happy with it. The...
Forum: Solar Heating 09-27-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By Solar Mike
Have built a few of these controllers over the...

Have built a few of these controllers over the years, you need a min. of 2 sensors for differential control, plus a setting for the min. pump on differential, usually about 3-4 degrees Celsius, as...
Forum: Tools 09-21-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,495
Posted By pinballlooking
We have now sold 51 trenching buckets. In the...

We have now sold 51 trenching buckets.
In the last four months I have used over 88 pounds of mig welding wire.
It has been really busy. It is increasing each month....
Forum: Solar Heating 09-09-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By randen
Automatic air vent

Yes they do work however with some limitations.
1st the working pressure reduces the volume of air exiting the device.
2nd the addition of anti-freeze also impeads the automatic feature.

1/8...
Forum: Solar Heating 09-06-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By SDMCF
I don't know about thread specs so I don't know...

I don't know about thread specs so I don't know if the threads we have are NPT or not, but 1/8" sounds small to me. My system uses 22mm copper pipe and my automatic air vent is 3/8" (unknown thread...
Forum: Solar Heating 08-08-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,345
Posted By jeff5may
The garage and the basement workbench are both...

The garage and the basement workbench are both wrecks from hiding everything in sight. This is the month that every distant relative from around the universe decided to come visit. All of the...
Forum: Solar Heating 08-08-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,345
Posted By jeff5may
Finally got a weekend off and threw the little...

Finally got a weekend off and threw the little collector together. I did a worksheet on the solar electricity handbook dot com website for solar irradiance and it said 52 degrees back from vertical...
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