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Forum: Lighting 03-21-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,904
Posted By Travis
No, it doesn't. The brightness annoys at close...

No, it doesn't. The brightness annoys at close range more than any minuscul warmth! :-)
Forum: Lighting 03-21-15, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,904
Posted By Travis
I know for certain that they will not melt snow....

I know for certain that they will not melt snow. perhaps the snow or the snow melt is what cause failure in the traffic light product
Forum: Lighting 03-21-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,904
Posted By Travis
I had purchased the following LED work light from...

I had purchased the following LED work light from Home Depot.

Husky, 5 ft. 1720 Lumen Led Work Light with Tripod, WL1720LT-H at The Home Depot - Mobile...
Forum: Lighting 03-21-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,904
Posted By Travis
I have read that led traffic lights fail...

I have read that led traffic lights fail miserably in the harsh cold winter weather. How will these LED parking lot lights function if the temperature goes much below zero?
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-01-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 44,267
Posted By Travis
Is your 1500W inverter one of those 'soft start'...

Is your 1500W inverter one of those 'soft start' types?
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-01-11, 02:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 44,267
Posted By Travis
At 7 Amps, you'd need 1000W inverter minimum to...

At 7 Amps, you'd need 1000W inverter minimum to supply the constant current, and since that supply would be continous you're going to need heavy cabling to handle it. Drawing that constant current...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 06-30-11, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,499
Posted By Travis
I'd want the moderators to be aggressive with...

I'd want the moderators to be aggressive with so-called expert advice. In other sites, I've seen all too many 'how to' that aren't 'finished'. For an example, several folks make detailed archive of...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-30-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 44,267
Posted By Travis
and that guy probably takes them to the local...

and that guy probably takes them to the local swapmeet and resells for more
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-29-11, 05:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 44,267
Posted By Travis
After doing the same thing, only then did I...

After doing the same thing, only then did I realize how much money I saved at a local battery shop that was clearing out floor space. I got 4 40AH 'matched' batteries for $1/AH. They became the...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-25-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 28,668
Posted By Travis
Was it worth it?

How does the electric conversion compare to the original tractor, in terms of reliability and cost to operate?
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-22-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,168
Posted By Travis
What would happen if the distortion were convex...

What would happen if the distortion were convex instead? Would that have the opposite effect, increasing heat into the interior?
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-22-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,168
Posted By Travis
I'm asking because I have low-e windows in my...

I'm asking because I have low-e windows in my dining room that face East. A couple of the middle panes have a center distortion. In the mornings we cant hardly enjoy breakfast as the table heats up...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-22-11, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,168
Posted By Travis
low-e window damage...anyone have the web reference?

Sorry about posting this here, but I couldn't think of any other place to ask.
There is a thread here somewhere which a contributor spoke out about low-e windows. It was referred to another site...
Forum: Solar Power 06-21-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,805
Posted By Travis
I'm in the middle of a pseudo-solar awning for my...

I'm in the middle of a pseudo-solar awning for my storage shed. It sits on an asphalt pad, and the sun's heat just gets bounced back onto the south wall for extra heat. After using temporary tarps to...
Forum: Solar Power 06-21-11, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,245
Posted By Travis
OK, I figured it out. Even though my brain was...

OK, I figured it out. Even though my brain was thinking DC, my hands were wiring AC. As soon as the circuit was energized the socket was shorted (fused is more like it). The aluminum wiring melted...
Forum: Solar Power 06-21-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,805
Posted By Travis
do you recall any of the product information so...

do you recall any of the product information so that we may google it on the internet?
Forum: Solar Power 06-14-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,220
Posted By Travis
I purchased that same inverter, and it has been...

I purchased that same inverter, and it has been working okay. It supplies it's rated 8.5 amps steadily, but I'm wondering about it's modified wave. I can take a house fan from 110VAC to the Black...
Forum: Other Improvements 06-11-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,906
Posted By Travis
My insulation is all the way up against the...

My insulation is all the way up against the decking, I don't look toward pulling it anytime soon.
I did install some hard points for canvas, will look at making a permanent shade spot on the south...
Forum: Other Improvements 06-10-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,906
Posted By Travis
I do use the rolled fiberglass under the roof...

I do use the rolled fiberglass under the roof decking, and on the walls, covered with a sheet of paneling.

The thing about these radiant barrier products, is that the stores which carry it can't...
Forum: Other Improvements 06-09-11, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,906
Posted By Travis
Curious how that water heating has worked for you.

Curious how that water heating has worked for you.
Forum: Other Improvements 06-09-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,906
Posted By Travis
Thanks for your thoughts on this subject. I have...

Thanks for your thoughts on this subject. I have insulated the interior with rolled fiberglass (R-11), and punched holes to create a draft. The location of the shed happens to be on asphalt, which I...
Forum: Solar Power 06-07-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,939
Posted By Travis
I started out that way as well, with a 5 Watt...

I started out that way as well, with a 5 Watt panel from local hardware store. By itself, it kept my spare car battery at around 12.3 volts. Then adding a cheap charge controller brought it's float...
Forum: Solar Power 06-07-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,939
Posted By Travis
The rated Isc is 5.1A. In Absorb mode I've...

The rated Isc is 5.1A. In Absorb mode I've measured 4.95A, which is higher than Imp nameplate(4.69A). I've got no complaints about the panel. Just wish I would have purchased two when I had the...
Forum: Solar Power 06-07-11, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,939
Posted By Travis
I have one 85W panel. I've never measured that...

I have one 85W panel. I've never measured that many Watts under load, but have often measured the nameplate Amps under load (Imp). As long as I am getting the rated energy out of it, I hadn't really...
Forum: Other Improvements 06-05-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,906
Posted By Travis
Yes, it is galvanized aluminum. It is shiny. I...

Yes, it is galvanized aluminum. It is shiny. I have some ex-military surplus, so was considering putting up the camouflage-netting as an experiment. I'm intending to have it raised a couple of...
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