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Forum: Conservation 02-28-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,270
Posted By gtojohn
I keep the bigger ones in safes to prevent things...

I keep the bigger ones in safes to prevent things from rusting. Apparently used in pest control, per Billy the Exterminator, "death by desiccation!" I opened some paks and dropped them inside a chase...
Forum: The Billiards Room 12-27-14, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By ecomodded
The Jehovah Witnesses would cringe at your lists...

The Jehovah Witnesses would cringe at your lists , declare it blasphemy and surely the work of Satan.

Since they are a Death Cult and desire the destruction of the earth so they and their friends...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-17-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,128
Posted By gtojohn
Sweet! I remember working on my car during some...

Sweet! I remember working on my car during some cold winters and wanting to stay close to those quartz work lamps. I'm curious on the spectrum they put out, if there's more uv or ir.
Once I had an...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-08-14, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,891
Posted By NiHaoMike
The black background myth is busted on LCDs....

The black background myth is busted on LCDs. You'll do better with black text on white background and the backlight turned way down.

On OLED, there is a big savings from a black background.
Forum: Conservation 02-23-14, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,117
Posted By NiHaoMike
Infrared heat lamp. Put it on a dimmer and it...

Infrared heat lamp. Put it on a dimmer and it will last longer as well as let you fine tune the heat output.
Forum: Other Improvements 02-01-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,904
Posted By pinballlooking
Septic tank Repair. Just a shi*** job.

My tank was not flowing we have had crazy rain I called the Septic pumper guys and they said it would be a week before they could get to me. The suggested that I uncover it and see if I could see...
Forum: Product Reviews 01-09-14, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,452
Posted By Daox
Put me in for loving this showerhead too. I have...

Put me in for loving this showerhead too. I have the 1.25 gpm model...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-07-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,026
Posted By NiHaoMike
If it's a standard electric water heater, that's...

If it's a standard electric water heater, that's always true. If it's gas or heat pump, it depends on whether the reduced operating cost is enough to offset the extra losses from a higher setpoint.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-07-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,026
Posted By Daox
Nice install, that looks liked it worked out...

Nice install, that looks liked it worked out great haha. :thumbup:

I forget, did you say you already added insulation to your water heater?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-23-13, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,744
Posted By where2
I have no TED, or clamp meter, but I do have a...

I have no TED, or clamp meter, but I do have a timer, and my water heater runs no more than 4h30m a day, typically not more than three. My incoming water temp is ~74°F. The thermostat is set at...
Forum: Lighting 12-12-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,792
Posted By ecomodded
I suggest quality led light bulbs if you are...

I suggest quality led light bulbs if you are going to try switching over.

My led bulbs that I bought off of eBay started flickering then died ,within 18 months. My store bought led light ultra...
Forum: Product Reviews 11-28-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,748
Posted By Servicetech
If you want the best freeze protection consider a...

If you want the best freeze protection consider a "freeze stat" which is basically a single tempature non-adjustable tempature switch. If will make the R-W connection below a certian tempature, no...
Forum: Conservation 10-12-13, 12:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,610
Posted By MN Renovator
I don't see how the batticdoor thing could...

I don't see how the batticdoor thing could possibly be any more than about maybe R30 if it used two layers of the more dense R15 3.5" fiberglass. There is no way it could even be getting that...
Forum: Conservation 10-09-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,610
Posted By MN Renovator
This 'batticdoor' kit thing looks way overpriced...

This 'batticdoor' kit thing looks way overpriced for what you are getting. They want to sell you something that puts insulation on top but foil on the outside that isn't covered in insulation in a...
Forum: Wind Power 06-13-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,422
Posted By Mobile Master Tech
Wax those clear plastic blades with automotive...

Wax those clear plastic blades with automotive wax/protectant like Meguiar's Gold Class to keep them looking like that. Most people don't realize that car wheels and plastic lenses need UV and...
Forum: Conservation 10-09-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,331
Posted By ecomodded
I measured my fridge run times with the door left...

I measured my fridge run times with the door left closed so i could have consistency with my numbers unadulterated by door openings.
Which was hard to do, what i did was took out enough cream for...
Forum: Tools 08-22-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,829
Posted By AC_Hacker
PID Temperature Controller

PID stands for proportional–integral–derivative (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PID_controller) and is a way to apply optimized feedback to reach a desired target, be it a temperature, volume, speed,...
Forum: Conservation 08-15-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,513
Posted By natethebrown
I was like you, in some ways. My roommate and I...

I was like you, in some ways. My roommate and I kept the house at 59-60 (yes, that is not a typo), during the winter. I often wore 2 pairs of socks and a beanie. When I got my own apartment, I was...
Forum: Conservation 07-09-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,697
Posted By bennelson
Thermos Cooking

Last night, I experimented with cooking in a Thermos. Worked pretty well, and didn't heat up my kitchen...

http://ecoprojecteer.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/DSC_2545.jpg
A couple of years ago,...
Forum: Conservation 07-03-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,362
Posted By Daox
Timers are great. However, they do use power too...

Timers are great. However, they do use power too (usually very small amounts). I've noticed this when I hook up my block heater in winter. I have it on a timer and when I put a kill a watt on it I...
Forum: Conservation 05-18-12, 09:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 37,770
Posted By Mobile Master Tech
Here is my solution that I and my HOA was happy...

Here is my solution that I and my HOA was happy with:
...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-05-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,404
Posted By rhino 660
thank you i got antsy and decided to test run my...

thank you i got antsy and decided to test run my unit with the priming pump, i got great results. i wired the loop pump into the compressor relay.
thermostat i stole off my wall
...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-05-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,404
Posted By rhino 660
i finished all the ducting this is the attic...

i finished all the ducting this is the attic portion
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f294/rhino660/IMG_20120227_123420.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f294/rhino660/IMG_20120227_123420.jpg...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-20-12, 12:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,404
Posted By rhino 660
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f294/rhino660/IM...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f294/rhino660/IMG_20120217_222954.jpg

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Forum: Lighting 12-25-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,682
Posted By OffGridKindaGuy
I use this type around here. Much brighter than...

I use this type around here. Much brighter than LED's..

Welcome to NuLite CCFL Lighting Technology :::: Welcome (http://www.nulite-ccfl.com/)

Of course, I use the 12 volt units.. ;)

12in...
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