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Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-27-09, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,723
Posted By Tony Raine
haha, he's a beast, thats for sure. long enough...

haha, he's a beast, thats for sure. long enough to put his front paws on a countertop with his back feet still on the floor.

from what i've read, a barrier needs to be about 6" deep to keep...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-26-09, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,723
Posted By Tony Raine
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y46/tony_raine/Ne...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y46/tony_raine/New%20House/IMG_1124.jpg

heres a little visual (old pic)

to the left is my yard, to the right is the drainage ditch. the ditch has a hole that...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-26-09, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,723
Posted By Tony Raine
thanks for the links! you can visit, as long...

thanks for the links!

you can visit, as long as you dont look like a snake :D

i've been face to face with most types of poisonous snakes in the south. rattlesnakes, water moccasins, etc.... ...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-26-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,723
Posted By Tony Raine
Repelling Snakes and killing weeds

I'm looking for some "natural" ways to get rid of snakes in my rather large yard. Right now I don't have a prevention method, just a shovel and shotgun. I would like to avoid these methods as much...
Forum: Lighting 02-25-09, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,770
Posted By Tony Raine
i've been wanting to try those cfl flood lights. ...

i've been wanting to try those cfl flood lights. i have a motion sensor light in my backyard, with 2 floodlights (one lights up the side of the house, the other, the door to my storage shed 150'...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-20-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,651
Posted By Tony Raine
haven't done it, but intrigued. what about those...

haven't done it, but intrigued. what about those thick strips of plastic for workshop doorways?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-15-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 128,107
Posted By Tony Raine
cool idea! heres a thought though. belt...

cool idea!

heres a thought though. belt drive. take the tire off the rim, and run a belt to the motor. the shape of the rim should keep the belt in place. an old v-belt (or maybe even a...
Forum: Introductions 12-04-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,963
Posted By Tony Raine
i live in arkansas. but i'm originally from...

i live in arkansas. but i'm originally from upstate new york. so the winters here are pretty mild for my standards. granted, i would love to insulate it. but unless i get a great deal (aka free)...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-25-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,472
Posted By Tony Raine
go wild? ok.... make it a "basement" shop...

go wild? ok....

make it a "basement" shop instead of above ground. build a shed on top that looks like a garage (that will be the "office" area). but fold open 2 big doors in the floor to...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-24-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,278
Posted By Tony Raine
:D hahahaha how about a "grinder" for food...

:D hahahaha

how about a "grinder" for food stuff you use as fertilizer? with an outside covered area and power, you can grind up your eggshells, banana peels, etc..., before they go in the...
Forum: Conservation 11-22-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,800
Posted By Tony Raine
finally used up a clear spray bottle. my goal is...

finally used up a clear spray bottle. my goal is to have one spray bottle for "light" cleaning and one for "medium" cleaning in the house. and one "medium" and one "heavy" (as per label directions)...
Forum: Conservation 11-21-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,352
Posted By Tony Raine
Hot water heater stuff

First off, I have a "dual element" electric hot water heater. It was installed when the house was built (about 2003), so its still pretty new. I've also replaced both elements within the last year....
Forum: Wind Power 11-17-08, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,211
Posted By Tony Raine
Nordex coming to MY town!

Nordex, a German wind turbine company, announced plans to build a facility in Jonesboro Arkansas. Heres a to link the announcement on their site. ...
Forum: Introductions 11-15-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,963
Posted By Tony Raine
i like that "yard" indyian. i'm used to living...

i like that "yard" indyian. i'm used to living on 40-120 acres, this little stuff is still new to me.

got some new "to me" stuff to help organization. helped a buddy clean out a storage shed,...
Forum: Conservation 11-13-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,129
Posted By Tony Raine
i use Kodak rechargeable AA in my canon digital...

i use Kodak rechargeable AA in my canon digital camera (used to own a kodak, but it got stolen. 2 batteries were with the camera, i still have 2 left.)

my solar outdoor lights have 'em, does that...
Forum: Conservation 11-11-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,560
Posted By Tony Raine
Duct Tape! you can even get it in white

Duct Tape!

you can even get it in white
Forum: Lighting 11-10-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,770
Posted By Tony Raine
went to sams club and bought an 8-pack of "60...

went to sams club and bought an 8-pack of "60 watt" cfl's for $8 and change. decided to step down from "100 watt" bulbs this time around. some of my ceiling fan lights are 60 watt fixtures, and the...
Forum: The Billiards Room 11-10-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,950
Posted By Tony Raine
i'm very jealous, i'd love to see hoover dam ...

i'm very jealous, i'd love to see hoover dam

here in arkansas, my mom is the chief of hydropower over 2 hydroelectric dams. i got to go on the more "in-depth" dam tour (before 9/11 raised the...
Forum: Conservation 11-10-08, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,721
Posted By Tony Raine
I went to home depot today and saw these single...

I went to home depot today and saw these single outlet switches for less than that online price. just thought i'd throw that out there if anyone is considering getting some....
Forum: Lawn and Garden 11-07-08, 05:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,322
Posted By Tony Raine
i got one! a craftsman, found it in my...

i got one! a craftsman, found it in my grandmothers garage. a friend gave it to her a couple years ago. not sure how old it is, but it was only used a couple times (so i'm told). it was too heavy...
Forum: Lighting 11-07-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,770
Posted By Tony Raine
my mom gave me an extra cfl she had laying...

my mom gave me an extra cfl she had laying around. i guess its the "new" style. it has the same coil shape (looks identical to my old ones), but it gives off a real "white" light that has a bluish...
Forum: Conservation 11-07-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,721
Posted By Tony Raine
that is a pretty cool idea, but not for that...

that is a pretty cool idea, but not for that price. i can get a 3 outlet power strip for a dollar at a local dollar store.
Forum: Lighting 11-06-08, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,770
Posted By Tony Raine
thanks! my job requires a lot of...

thanks!

my job requires a lot of maintenance/repair, so i have gotten used to marking new parts with month/year of install. i just used a very fine-point sharpie.

then it just carried over...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 11-06-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 242,540
Posted By Tony Raine
cool idea! what kind of range do you think...

cool idea! what kind of range do you think you'll get?
Forum: Introductions 10-30-08, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,963
Posted By Tony Raine
did some measuring, and formed a different game...

did some measuring, and formed a different game plan.

heres the deal. i have a spare bedroom thats mostly storage. someone uses it maybe once a month. its only power draw is one overhead...
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