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Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-07-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 41,367
Posted By MetroMPG
Like so many things, it depends. I've...

Like so many things, it depends.


I've owned many types of mowers: manual, gas, battery & corded electric. (All at the same time!)



I prefer the relative quiet & better reliability of the...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 02-15-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 41,367
Posted By MetroMPG
9 lives

Just a post-script, WELL after the fact...

I put the mower & charger at the curb on our little city's "treasure hunt" garbage day with a sign on it saying "works, but needs new battery".

It was...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 01-30-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By MetroMPG
Sounds like it may be a similar problem that...

Sounds like it may be a similar problem that pinballlooking had - bad URL cached?
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 01-30-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By MetroMPG
Hi sunspot - I think I need more information from...

Hi sunspot - I think I need more information from you.

It worked fine for me when I did the following:

1) I typed nest camera in the search box at the top of this page and pressed the search...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 01-29-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By MetroMPG
OK - thanks. Whew! :) It was your...

OK - thanks. Whew! :)


It was your message on the weekend that alerted us to that specific problem. I was worried there was some other path to the busted URL I didn't know about.


Thanks...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 01-29-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By MetroMPG
Rephrasing the question: What did you do to...

Rephrasing the question:

What did you do to come across the broken link? (I need to follow your breadcrumbs.)
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 01-29-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By MetroMPG
Also, I bet that thread was probably started by a...

Also, I bet that thread was probably started by a spammer. :D
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 01-29-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By MetroMPG
What's the source of that link? When I go...

What's the source of that link?


When I go to the Introductions (https://ecorenovator.org/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=6) subforum, I see the topic there and the link works for me.
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 01-29-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By MetroMPG
Forum software upgrade in progress - keep an eye out for bugs

Hi all -

FYI, we're making a few changes in preparation for upgrading the forum software.

If you see any obvious bugs in the next few days, please let us know!
Forum: Solar Power 07-23-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By MetroMPG
What info did you get from the seller on the...

What info did you get from the seller on the pack's condition?


Or is this a hope/prayer kind of transaction?
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 07-06-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By MetroMPG
pinballlooking - want to try your paste again? ...

pinballlooking - want to try your paste again? We changed a charset setting.

randen: are you having trouble uploading? What step is giving you problems?

...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 07-03-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By MetroMPG
2' by 3' "2x3" - just testing....

2' by 3' "2x3" - just testing....
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 07-02-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By MetroMPG
Thanks. Can you point to an example where it's...

Thanks. Can you point to an example where it's happened? It might be a character set setting on the new database. I'll have to be able to show an example to the server admin.
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 06-29-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By MetroMPG
Already spotted: - The image resizer...

Already spotted:


- The image resizer plug-in is borked. (The one that shrinks big images so they don't blow up thread page formatting.)


- auto-Youtube linker might be on the fritz

...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 06-29-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By MetroMPG
Forum & server upgrade - keep an eye out for errors

We did a number of upgrades to the server hardware & software today that will speed up the site. We also switched over to https for better security.

Everything went relatively smoothly and all...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-29-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,997
Posted By MetroMPG
Haha! Fixed.

Haha!

Fixed.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-13-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 41,367
Posted By MetroMPG
She's dead, Jim

I went to use the mower this week and when I checked the voltage before starting (my usual habit), it read only 9.x.

Hmm!

I always recharge the mower right after using it, so my first thought...
Forum: The Billiards Room 07-03-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By MetroMPG
How many saws did you have going? Bummer...

How many saws did you have going?

Bummer about the eaves troughs. (To Canadians, "gutters" are the things that run along the sides of paved roads. :D )
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-06-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 209,398
Posted By MetroMPG
OW. What happened to the commutator bar? Acid...

OW. What happened to the commutator bar? Acid did that? Or arcing?
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-25-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 41,367
Posted By MetroMPG
Funny thing is: I do everything that you mention...

Funny thing is: I do everything that you mention that shouldn't be done.

I know I'm hard on these batteries. I watch voltage as I mow, and I try to keep from drawing them below 10.5v under load...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-25-17, 11:07 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 209,398
Posted By MetroMPG
Battricide! Any regrets on this project? ...

Battricide!

Any regrets on this project? I know your motivation was more than financial, but all those batteries could have kept a gasser in fuel for a decade. (Source: made up statistic.)
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-25-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 41,367
Posted By MetroMPG
Year #7

Hi Carl - Thanks for the update on yours. I'm also surprised at how long the batteries are lasting.

I just started year #7 on my used batteries of unknown condition/age. Maybe the charger is...
Forum: Product Reviews 11-22-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,077
Posted By MetroMPG
Knee-jerk reaction to the wifi connection: ...

Knee-jerk reaction to the wifi connection: hackers!

Aside from that, seems like it would be really convenient.
Forum: Conservation 07-21-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,704
Posted By MetroMPG
Nice review & details of your Leaf, AC_Hacker. ...

Nice review & details of your Leaf, AC_Hacker.

Are you by chance on EcoModder? People there would probably also be very interested.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-04-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 41,367
Posted By MetroMPG
Yet another free e-mower

Good news: since the weather warmed up and the growth has slowed down, it looks like the old batteries may just deliver another season of service!

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The Mower Fleet Expands Yet Again!
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