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Forum: Conservation 07-08-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
I wish i had gotten Pre Roof Data to quantify the...

I wish i had gotten Pre Roof Data to quantify the temo differance. Missed opprotunity for data sucks..

Last week Atlanta had temps in the 90's.
Last year the house temp would increase ( to mid...
Forum: Wind Power 06-16-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,128
I like the idea - compact and well distributed...

I like the idea - compact and well distributed could start to make an impact.
personally i live in a small valley - and probably not for me. Neighbors near the ridge - maybe...

comments about...
Forum: Conservation 06-09-09, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,471
Do the AA-to-C adapters really work? In the...

Do the AA-to-C adapters really work?

In the end all you would have to do is recharge the Batteries more as there is less power in the AA than C.

On a SIDE NOTE - could I use a C battery in an...
Forum: Other Improvements 06-09-09, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,747
we have pest service. he mentioned that (( yes...

we have pest service.
he mentioned that (( yes i know what you are going to say here)) Windex works to mess up there chemical trail. if you see them inside - you can spray the area with windex... ...
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-02-09, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,203
had to answer Yes - daily use we use the...

had to answer Yes -
daily use we use the filtered water through the Fridge - Have 2 thermos type water bottle we use for the local Pool.

But for longer car trips we will get a case of water to...
Forum: Conservation 06-02-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Recent House mods

2 months ago - we had plantation shutters installed in our Great Room ( 2 story - southern exposure - 4 full sized windows)

within a week - we could feal the house was cooler then before.
I need...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-07-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,884
I have often wondered if you could build a...

I have often wondered if you could build a backpack with some batteries and convert a corded tool into a cordless tool. Probably not practical - but a corder weedwacker is inexpensive..
I am sure...
Forum: Wind Power 02-04-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,143
WOW - interesting reading + rant

Rant Alert

I was looking up info on a book my brother was telling me about.
"Ill Wind" - basically scientists use a bioremediation microb to clean up an oil spill and it ends up being...
Forum: Conservation 01-30-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,755
Awsome job Daox Looks really good. makes me...

Awsome job Daox
Looks really good.
makes me ponder doing same in my house.

steve
Forum: Conservation 01-20-09, 11:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 259,045
we used to have at 65F- this year we lowered to...

we used to have at 65F- this year we lowered to 63F and are using the celing fan more. Have not noticed it feeling colder excelt for the rew days we got near 20F in atlanta.

Wife is stay at...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-20-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 118,753
very interesting stuff. I would not mind a...

very interesting stuff.
I would not mind a sustem where i could get a little exersize ( maybe 15 min in AM and 15 in in PM) and recover some electricity.

Would it be possable to use this in place...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-15-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 118,753
Cool idea. as this is for generaton purposes...

Cool idea.

as this is for generaton purposes - maybe you can find a scrap 10 speed real wheel and fit it on there with a "slick" tire.
take your bike - swap the rear wheel for the "slick" to...
Forum: Other Improvements 01-06-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,564
same here - great job. I have some of that...

same here - great job.
I have some of that wire shelfing waiting to be "reused" this may be the use for it.

steve
Forum: Other Improvements 01-06-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,754
very interesting. we have revolving doors here...

very interesting.
we have revolving doors here in the office building - not the foot traffic this has -.
But when i bring my daughter to work - she has to go around the door at least 5 times....
...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-23-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,075
It seems that for this project Linux would be...

It seems that for this project Linux would be ideal ( old computer - dedicated tasks). I will be getting my hands on the PC later today ( i thought he was taking off for holidays)

Once i have it...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-23-08, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,075
Streamline computer OS?

Hey all,

I am aquioring an older computer (PII with Windows NT on it / 17" tube monitor) My goal is to make it into a dedicated MAME machine- Think Oldschool Arcade machine - complete with the...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-18-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,363
i am about 1 - 2 years from replacing my PC as...

i am about 1 - 2 years from replacing my PC as sell - Looking forward to see how this goes.

I have aleays wanted to build a PC - but never really got the nerve to give it a shot...
Forum: Conservation 12-17-08, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,000
have used in summer - but not in winter ( at...

have used in summer - but not in winter ( at least not yet)
we have an open living room ( no floor above it) so it is like 20 some feet...

I will change the direction this weekend ( doing some...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-10-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,911
What if you tool an old school Fridge ( top...

What if you tool an old school Fridge ( top freeezer - standard doors) - and "mounted" it on its side with the door opening UP?
could you capitolize on the DOOR advantage and have FRIDGE and...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-10-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,782
1K is a little cooler than i need my Beer to be. ...

1K is a little cooler than i need my Beer to be.
: )
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 12-10-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,471
Would be a cool idea for additional space for...

Would be a cool idea for additional space for your already existing house - say a detached garage built into the hillside - with Garden area above..
Forum: Conservation 11-14-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
With the Chamblis - Martin race going to "Sudden...

With the Chamblis - Martin race going to "Sudden Death" here in GA - we will have some additional signs to use in the near future..

I wonder if you cross referances the Type of birds using which...
Forum: Other Improvements 11-13-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,107
we have closed the vents in our master bedroom /...

we have closed the vents in our master bedroom / master bath / and guest bath to try to get more heat into the girls bedrooms ( across the house).
there rooms are always cold...

When we close...
Forum: Conservation 11-13-08, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,471
Yes, we have a set of AA rechareageables - ...

Yes,

we have a set of AA rechareageables - use for the Camera - and some of the kids toys.
we have rechargable bats in the WII remotes as well.

I would like to get AAA rechargables as well -...
Forum: Lighting 10-29-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,567
I have been batteling my wife on the "Looks" of...

I have been batteling my wife on the "Looks" of the CFE's
we have sevweal fixtures where she does not like the looks of them.

This kind of concrete examples should swing here to the...
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