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Forum: Other Improvements 09-08-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Xringer
If a home has good water pressure from a supply...

If a home has good water pressure from a supply that's not dependant on the grid,
you can get a water powered sump pump. I have one (1), but I have 4 sump holes.
(I have 4 because our basement...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-07-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 241,294
Posted By Xringer
Sanyo blower motor noise fixed

The den indoor unit blower motor noise has been driving me nuts for years.
Latey, the screeching noise has gotten louder. Oddly, my wife can't hear it.
I have very bad hearing at higher...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-11-19, 12:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,840
Posted By Xringer
New link: ...

New link: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32956162411.html

They are making some interesting pcbs these days.. Inverter support!

Universal DC Inverter control system for split air conditioner...
Forum: The Billiards Room 01-23-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Xringer
It kept the main house warm the whole time. I...

It kept the main house warm the whole time.
I did notice it doing a few defrost cycles, but it worked normally.

At one point I turned the Sanyo back on for a quick test at 5F..
It was making...
Forum: The Billiards Room 09-25-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,858
Posted By Xringer
Saw some Single Stage paint jobs on YT.....

Saw some Single Stage paint jobs on YT.. https://youtu.be/OILbcE4h9II
Some of the paint jobs look really nice!

The last time I was painting vehicles, was fire trucks in Bermuda 1963-65..
Also...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-08-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 61,402
Posted By Xringer
My A7 is still making hot water. I guess having...

My A7 is still making hot water. I guess having the PV panels is helping to extend it's life span.
My free A7 is being stored as a source for spare parts. I also have the spare thermostat control...
Forum: Solar Power 04-17-18, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By Xringer
Wow, that's some major roof - PV area. Very nice...

Wow, that's some major roof - PV area. Very nice looking install. Impressive!
I think the solar install industry might be starting to get their act together..

I could have used some PV on...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-04-18, 12:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,858
Posted By Xringer
Wow!

Wow! That's all I can say. As I guy who once took all day to adjust the valve clearances on a Honda CRV,
I am very impressed by the pictures and the obvious engine rebuilding skills we are...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-01-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 241,294
Posted By Xringer
My first Gree has been installed for a while...

My first Gree has been installed for a while now.. Fall of 2016..
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/geothermal-heat-pumps/4903-gree-crown-18kbtu-install-9.html
I have not purchased one for the den yet....
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 10-11-17, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,222
Posted By Xringer
Dollar Tree $1 LED Bulbs

Here's some good reviews. He takes them apart!!

https://youtu.be/ESZ154gIpSM

"Dollar Tree $1 Sunbeam LED Bulb: 800 lumen (9w) Teardown and Review"


https://youtu.be/zJWssuCGkC8

"Dollar...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-16-17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,352
Posted By Xringer
It took about 20 minutes to install.. And we...

It took about 20 minutes to install.. And we also found cold water isn't an issue..
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-12-17, 09:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,165
Posted By Xringer
In Six easy steps, we got summer!

On the 6th, we used the heat. Also on the morning of the 7th..
It started creeping up! We got to run the cooling for the last three days!
Both the Gree and the Sanyo are working great.

...
Forum: Lighting 06-06-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Xringer
Do you own a C-Cell flashlight?

My kid gave me a cool Camo LED flashlight for Xmas 2015 and the old batteries
have finally gotten too weak to be useful.. (They weren't even alkaline cells).

Since I use a lot of rechargeable...
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-02-17, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By Xringer
Check out this weather map

Just about every kind of information you might want...

https://www.windy.com
Forum: Tools 05-24-17, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,404
Posted By Xringer
It was $43 when I got in on Amazon, right now,...

It was $43 when I got in on Amazon, right now, it's cheaper (no snow in much of the USA this week)..

https://www.amazon.com/Snow-Joe-RJ204M-Twist-n-Lock-Telescoping/dp/B00ZNUCGQI

Also on Ebay.....
Forum: The Billiards Room 03-22-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By Xringer
I'll be in low-profile mode for a while

My wife had MVP (leaky heart valve) repair work done on Monday,
and is getting out of ICU today.. She's doing great!

It's going to be a while before our routines get back to normal.

So, if...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-05-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,641
Posted By Xringer
Wow! That was an amazing project for a Father-Son...

Wow! That was an amazing project for a Father-Son DIYer team ..
Done without much drama too! I would have freaked when I saw that error!
You guys did great.. I hope that unit is going to be...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-01-17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 767
Posted By Xringer
Do you know how a 4-stroke engine works?

Here's a neat video, in case you are interested...

https://youtu.be/xflY5uS-nnw

High-speed camera video with transparent engine head.. :D
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-26-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,563
Posted By Xringer
Refrigerator Maintenance Tips

I saw this video on YT and suddenly realized, that we had been cleaning under
the front on the fridge, (per the manual), but Never removed the back panel and cleaned back there..
Our 'New' fridge...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-13-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,641
Posted By Xringer
Shelby it sounds like your Son has the right...

Shelby it sounds like your Son has the right tools for the job..
I'm pretty sure no recovery is going to be needed on this project.

If your line set is approximately 15 feet, 28 oz of R410a...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-11-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,641
Posted By Xringer
Okay Shelby, It's not in the manual, but that...

Okay Shelby,
It's not in the manual, but that indoor unit (IDU) isn't a big deal to change out.
Just needs to be disconnected from the power and comm (Terminals under a cover right side of the...
Forum: Tools 01-10-17, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By Xringer
A rope saves your back when shoveling snow?

My wife sent me this video link..
https://youtu.be/LQkGfqmD8Fc?t=1m33s

"Published on Feb 15, 2014

EASIEST, SAFEST WAY TO SHOVEL ANYTHING.
No bending your back. No aching back. No...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-09-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,165
Posted By Xringer
I've been watching the slab under the Gree. I see...

I've been watching the slab under the Gree. I see some ice after a night where I've noticed defrost cycles.
But there is no ice visible when looking into the bottom pan..
I did not attach the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-30-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,641
Posted By Xringer
Aluminum works pretty well. I have a line-set...

Aluminum works pretty well. I have a line-set that has copper bonded to the Aluminum tubes, on both ends.
Copper can be flared and used with MS type connectors.

Is it still leaking out? If it...
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 12-10-16, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By Xringer
Robinair RG3 Refrigerant Recovery Machine

Is now less than $300 on Amazon.. I put this on my list a few months ago and
(Price dropped 21% (was $379.43 when added to List)

On Ebay and elsewhere, it's around $400....

Oh yeah, you will...
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