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Forum: Conservation Today, 01:01 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 32,705
Posted By pinballlooking
Our lake place it 55 miles away. It was 92...

Our lake place it 55 miles away. It was 92 degrees today I used the AC to keep it nice in cool in the car. Part of the trip is interstate driving set the cruse control to 68 MPH.
I went the whole...
Forum: Tools 07-08-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By pinballlooking
I ordered a 4x4 CNC plasma table

I did a fair amount of research looking at build /buy a CNC table. I was close to making one but in the end buying just made more since.
I would have had more money in building one.
I have a lot...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 07-04-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,502
Posted By pinballlooking
Good I am glad others are using it. I am still...

Good I am glad others are using it. I am still using the same OBI box with Google Voice VOIP free service that I post about in the first post. I am still very happy with it. Couple years later and...
Forum: Lighting 06-22-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By pinballlooking
"66 mustang build" Very cool, we want...

"66 mustang build"
Very cool, we want pictures!
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-20-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,072
Posted By pinballlooking
Ok you all want numbers This is a monthly...

Ok you all want numbers

This is a monthly energy usage.
Keep in mind we are not conserving especially in heating mode.
...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-18-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By pinballlooking
DIY Refrigerated Air Dryer

I would like to add an air dryer to my compressor. Plasma cutters need dry air to not go through consumables more often than necessary.
Harbor freight has one but it is $400...
Forum: Conservation 06-16-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 32,705
Posted By pinballlooking
My 2018 volt has 21,686 total miles 18,206 EV...

My 2018 volt has 21,686 total miles 18,206 EV miles. 84% EV
Total gas miles 3,480.
We still really like the Gen 2 Volt it is a really great car....
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-14-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,072
Posted By pinballlooking
We finally got some rain. The new grass approves....

We finally got some rain. The new grass approves.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8639&stc=1&d=1560523319
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-14-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 109,753
Posted By pinballlooking
He is the latest plants. The strawberries top...

He is the latest plants.
The strawberries top left are growing on the floor.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8638&stc=1&d=1560523188
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-12-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,072
Posted By pinballlooking
My Natural gas bill was $22.20 6/12/2017 we only...

My Natural gas bill was $22.20 6/12/2017 we only use it for hot water. 10 CF Usage.

Now that Geothermal heats some of my hot water my NG bill is $16.12 5 CF
It cut my Natural Gas usage in . I...
Forum: Other Improvements 06-10-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By pinballlooking
If you want to save money check Habitat for...

If you want to save money check Habitat for Humanity ReStores. People donate sliding doors all the time.
I took glass out of the frames for my greenhouse. I bought them pretty cheap.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-10-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 504
Posted By pinballlooking
Bummer I was hopping you could repair it.

Bummer I was hopping you could repair it.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-30-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By pinballlooking
My last bucket tooth came in. I was able to dig a...

My last bucket tooth came in. I was able to dig a few feet down to test it out. I had to shoot a skunk that was coming in my barn and was not scared of us.
It was a good time to dig a hole.

This...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-29-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,072
Posted By pinballlooking
I am able to water a small part of this. We have...

I am able to water a small part of this. We have been having a heat wave not great for growing grass.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8633&stc=1&d=1559140832
Forum: Conservation 05-21-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By pinballlooking
I had bought a super-efficient variable speed...

I had bought a super-efficient variable speed 240-volt pump.
My old one speed pump was about $90-$100 month the variable speed pump was about $20 -$24 month.

It was a huge difference and paid...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-21-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,072
Posted By pinballlooking
I like this before and after picture. It really...

I like this before and after picture. It really does look better.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8631&stc=1&d=1558528842

New grass is starting to grow but it needs...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-19-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,072
Posted By pinballlooking
I thought the house was getting hot it is 89...

I thought the house was getting hot it is 89 outside. The thermostat was red with a error code saying condensate full.
That is when I thought I put soil around the foundation and over top the...
Forum: Tools 05-19-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is what I ended up making. My old square...

Here is what I ended up making.
My old square was in very bad shape. I kept the new one I bought and cut up my old one.
...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-19-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By pinballlooking
Here are a couple picture showing how to make a...

Here are a couple picture showing how to make a curved bucket.
I toque it down weld a little and repeat.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8626&stc=1&d=1558302441

At...
Forum: Tools 05-17-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By pinballlooking
I am not sure I am going to make a track now. I...

I am not sure I am going to make a track now. I really like the clean straight cuts you can make with it.

I am going to make the modified builders square one. I just bought a builder’s square to...
Forum: Solar Power 05-16-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By pinballlooking
40 Canadian Solar panels 230 watt 10 Lightway...

40 Canadian Solar panels 230 watt
10 Lightway 240 watt
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-16-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By pinballlooking
I just got a new plasma cutter. I wanted to make...

I just got a new plasma cutter. I wanted to make something that I have made before so I could compare to my old cutting methods to plasma cutting.
I am making a 12 backhoe bucket. I have the front...
Forum: Tools 05-16-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By pinballlooking
Plasma Cutter Track

I am think about making a plasma track cutter. Yes a CNC plasma table would be so sweet.
I think I can make a tracker pretty quick and pretty cheap.

For my projects 3' should be enough maybe 4'...
Forum: Tools 05-13-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By pinballlooking
I know this is not comparing apples to apples but...

I know this is not comparing apples to apples but here is my first cut with my new plasma cutter.
I cut the same steel the guy that bought my old one had tested it on yesterday.
...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-13-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,072
Posted By pinballlooking
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?atta...

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8614&stc=1&d=1557757820

This is the last stage of the Geo install. I used my DIY rock rake to clean up the rocks in the top soil.
Then...
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