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Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-24-17, 09:17 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 54,670
Posted By pinballlooking
If you want to use lugs Splicer/reducers this is...

If you want to use lugs Splicer/reducers this is the cheapest place I found.
https://lugsdirect.com/splicer-wire-lugs.htm

Use NO-OX-ID

Sanchem Inc NO-OX-ID A Special Rust Preventive 1oz Jar...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-24-17, 07:48 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 54,670
Posted By stevehull
Ben, I use the brass lug nuts to connect...

Ben,

I use the brass lug nuts to connect the wires togtether. I also put on anticorission paste before i put wires in. Then I wrap with 3-M tape and do 30-40 wraps. A big ball that I want to...
Forum: The Billiards Room 05-20-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,160
Posted By DEnd
Subsoil wood contact with concrete matters (sort...

Subsoil wood contact with concrete matters (sort of). Wood will only rot in the presence of oxygen, and the further you are in the soil the lower the oxygen content, especially when you have an...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-16-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,927
Posted By pinballlooking
OBI with Google Voice VOIP free service has been...

OBI with Google Voice VOIP free service has been great no down time at all. Voice calls sound great just as good as before.
If I get a junk call I can go into the google voice app and block this...
Forum: The Billiards Room 05-16-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,160
Posted By stevehull
I have literally placed thousands of wooden...

I have literally placed thousands of wooden posts. Treated is essential, but know there are different treatment levels.

The key is to have drainage below the post. I like a minimum of a 30 inch...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-08-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 54,670
Posted By bennelson
I got two more pieces of racking up. I was...

I got two more pieces of racking up.

I was also able to borrow an auto-retractor fall protection device. I'll be using that for the rest of the install - the metal roof is FAR more slippery than...
Forum: The Billiards Room 04-27-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,557
Posted By natethebrown
To be honest, I think you are looking at things a...

To be honest, I think you are looking at things a bit wrong. I will use your analogy a bit and expand to what I mean.

First, you have to maximize your oxygen production. The easiest and...
Forum: Solar Power 04-23-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,381
Posted By nexsuperne
At the moment, I only have 3KW of solar PV, 4KW...

At the moment, I only have 3KW of solar PV, 4KW of solar thermal and an 8KW wood burner that does space and water heating.
The solar PV is connected to a wall of 896 18650 cells (Samsung 26F -...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-25-17, 09:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,878
Posted By pinballlooking
A junk yard motor is a lot of times the best way...

A junk yard motor is a lot of times the best way to go.

I called around yesterday and I looked on car-parts.com this car is so old that the replacements motors all have more miles than this one....
Forum: Conservation 02-22-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,679
Posted By AC_Hacker
Earth Tubes Get a Winning Review...

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=7622&stc=1&d=1487807695


Earth Tubes sound like a great idea, and they are. But there have been a lot of stories about their...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-21-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,253
Posted By pinballlooking
Garage Door Opener Won't Open or Close

My garage door quit working correctly. I could hear the motor running but it does not move the door anymore. It is 16 years old.

I released the door from the opener it works fine manually.
I...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 12-03-16, 06:53 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 54,670
Posted By stevehull
Pinball - you can now order gluelam beams with a...

Pinball - you can now order gluelam beams with a built in camber. You specify the center static load and they build in and set the camber height during fabrication so when the load is applied the...
Forum: Other Improvements 12-02-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,400
Posted By jeff5may
Sounds like a 3 pipe system to me. They are used...

Sounds like a 3 pipe system to me. They are used in large buildings, mainly because of the ability to simultaneously heat and cool spaces independently. The opposing zones add to system efficiency. ...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-26-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 54,670
Posted By bennelson
I ended up buying 12 fixtures. I went to the...

I ended up buying 12 fixtures. I went to the closest store, and they were all completely sold out. Well, they were sort of a Black Friday special....

I used my smart phone to check out the store's...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-13-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,805
Posted By marx290
Building a 100 Year Refrigerator

Haven't been on the forum in some time; I have been busy. Began a project in June to construct a modular, long lasting refrigerator. It has gone through many iterations, and there are many more to...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 11-06-16, 11:28 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 212,422
Posted By jeff5may
Always store your pH pen with electrode storage...

Always store your pH pen with electrode storage solution in the cap. Make sure it never dries out. Most pH pens have a 3M or 4M KCl reference solution inside the electrode. That's what the storage...
Forum: Solar Power 10-16-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 45,787
Posted By stevehull
Roostre, I am assuming this is a 10 panel x...

Roostre,

I am assuming this is a 10 panel x 4 row system?

Buy your own ground wire locally. Call Renvu, speak to a sales rep and ask for a first time discount. I am not sure why you need 42...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-14-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 212,422
Posted By pinballlooking
@papitohead it has been a fun ride. Here is a...

@papitohead it has been a fun ride.
Here is a lunch provided the Aquaponics garden.

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6861&stc=1&d=1460651953

Ok this is what it looked...
Forum: Solar Heating 02-10-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,007
Posted By Daox
Great stuff guys.

Great stuff guys.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 01-22-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,801
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I don't really think so. In order to properly...

I don't really think so. In order to properly insulate the containers you either loose most your inside space or you have to spend a lot of money cutting and welding to make them usable. Plus now the...
Forum: Other Improvements 07-15-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,536
Posted By MEMPHIS91
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5601&stc=1&d=1437015062

Got the ducts roughed in. Old 8" hard pipe = 160 CFM. New foam ducts = 600 cfm.
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-04-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,397
Posted By Daox
Uh oh, I'm a threat now! :)

Uh oh, I'm a threat now! :)
Forum: Tools 11-21-14, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,204
Posted By AC_Hacker
Rent-a-Flir (post #3)

Continuing on...

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=4793&stc=1&d=1416587509

This image is from the back of my house, where a remodel of my back room is taking place...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-02-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 31,826
Posted By AC_Hacker
This deserves a detailed answer. Right now,...

This deserves a detailed answer.

Right now, I'm swamped, but I should be able to give your question the attention it warrants later this evening...

Best,

-AC_Hacker
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-20-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,495
Posted By buffalobillpatrick
HP COP vs NG boiler $ Balance point

I want my Heating System controller (Arduino) to be able to automatically switch between HP and NG boiler, based on $ calculations.

Code must calculate the HP COP vs. Natural Gas $ Balance Point....
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