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Forum: Other Improvements 03-25-16, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,443
Posted By jeff88
Hmmm.. I wonder if it is indeed one of those. I...

Hmmm.. I wonder if it is indeed one of those. I like that water heater tube idea! That would be a cool idea to have!

Thanks!
Forum: Other Improvements 03-08-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,443
Posted By jeff88
Never Seen This Before

Anybody know what this is? Is it just a big screen for the porch? Or is it something else?

If it helps... this is near the beach, about 150-200 feet away, but there is a street and a couple of...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 04-16-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,056
Posted By jeff88
Thanks Leafgreen! The batteries themselves...

Thanks Leafgreen!

The batteries themselves aren't hard to find, it's the charger that allows for the size of the D batteries that is seemingly hard to find, at least in the States. Most only go up...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 04-03-15, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,056
Posted By jeff88
I agree. Easier and better for the planet! It's a...

I agree. Easier and better for the planet! It's a win-win!
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 04-02-15, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,056
Posted By jeff88
Came up with a solution...

Finally had a few minutes to do something about this issue and finally made a decision on the direction I wanted to go. I toiled with plugging into a wall, using re-chargeable batteries and having to...
Forum: Other Improvements 11-18-14, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,728
Posted By jeff88
Sorry, I keep forgetting to update. This project...

Sorry, I keep forgetting to update. This project has gone from full boil to a low simmer and the last couple of weeks, completely off the burner all together. At this point, I only need to do the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-19-14, 02:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,630
Posted By jeff88
I can only speak for PG&E (Pacific Gas &...

I can only speak for PG&E (Pacific Gas & Electric) for California as I only sell solar here...

You can usually only 'bank' your credits with NEM for a 12 month period. At the end of the 12 month...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-16-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,630
Posted By jeff88
What about a solar thermal unit, but instead of...

What about a solar thermal unit, but instead of heating potable water it heated your radiant floor fluid?

It shouldn't be too hard to DIY it and then connect into your system. You could even...
Forum: Other Improvements 08-13-14, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,728
Posted By jeff88
Starting to Look Like a Shed!...

Was able to get a little more work done today.

Started with getting the back wall into place.
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b505/drummingjeff88/Shed/20140813_152111_zpsc89ada2c.jpg...
Forum: Other Improvements 08-08-14, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,728
Posted By jeff88
I was planning on stapling it to the floor frame,...

I was planning on stapling it to the floor frame, but I don't know how to hold the bottom down, because it will just rest on the concrete.



I like that idea! I will have to look into something...
Forum: Other Improvements 08-08-14, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,728
Posted By jeff88
Does anybody have an idea of how to put a...

Does anybody have an idea of how to put a wall/barrier/skirt around the bottom exterior of the floor frame?

I want to keep the critters out, but the chicken wire idea I had isn't going to work....
Forum: Other Improvements 08-08-14, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,728
Posted By jeff88
Thanks Daox! Got some more work done the...

Thanks Daox!

Got some more work done the last couple of days.

One wall up!
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b505/drummingjeff88/Shed/20140807_162621_resized_zpsc18f9779.jpg...
Forum: Other Improvements 07-31-14, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,728
Posted By jeff88
The shed had to take a seat on the back burner...

The shed had to take a seat on the back burner for a few days, but I got a chance to continue today for a few hours. Finished the support joists and locked the frame into place on the concrete...
Forum: Other Improvements 07-25-14, 02:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,728
Posted By jeff88
I was going to enlist the help of my gf for...

I was going to enlist the help of my gf for certain parts (like raising the built wall), but a few days ago she told me she wants to help build it. So a little help from the better half and away we...
Forum: Other Improvements 07-25-14, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,728
Posted By jeff88
Building a Shed...

Recently moved and needed some extra space, so we decided to add a shed.

Local code limits a shed to 120 sq. ft. without needing a permit.

Some plans for it our to add a small "closet" to put...
Forum: Solar Power 07-25-14, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,867
Posted By jeff88
Looks like something that would be found at the...

Looks like something that would be found at the ASOTV store.

But is it really camping?! :)
Forum: Solar Power 05-24-14, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,443
Posted By jeff88
Micro controllers allow you flexibility in your...

Micro controllers allow you flexibility in your system. If you have times of extreme shade, you can install micro inverters to allow unshaded panels to work properly. They also allow you to control...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-24-14, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,115
Posted By jeff88
I like the idea of having a white roof, however,...

I like the idea of having a white roof, however, there have been studies about the increase in global temperatures even though there is a localized cooling effect (the interior of the structure).
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 04-30-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,674
Posted By jeff88
Check the notes, he made some...er......

Check the notes, he made some...er... modifications to keep it together longer.
Forum: Solar Power 04-29-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,805
Posted By jeff88
You could try Civic Solar...

You could try Civic Solar (http://www.civicsolar.com/), but coming from an employee of a solar company, I have to recommend using a certified company, especially if you are looking to do a grid-tied...
Forum: Solar Heating 04-16-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,741
Posted By jeff88
I get where you're going with this. I think you...

I get where you're going with this. I think you might be better off with replacing the windows with double or triple pane windows, but it sounds like a decent inexpensive alternative to other...
Forum: Solar Power 04-02-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,296
Posted By jeff88
First, what is the new rate plan going to be?...

First, what is the new rate plan going to be? Here in PG&E territory, we have taxes and fees associated with our energy bill whether we have solar or not. So some people's bills are like $5, not for...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 03-21-14, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,056
Posted By jeff88
No, my new job has taken up most of my time. Some...

No, my new job has taken up most of my time. Some day...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 03-02-14, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,056
Posted By jeff88
Didn't notice the "heavy duty" and didn't know...

Didn't notice the "heavy duty" and didn't know they don't last as long. I, too, would be interested in the service life of a regular battery, however, I really just want to come up with a more...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 02-27-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,149
Posted By jeff88
Ugghhh, two of my favorite forums!!! :D Good...

Ugghhh, two of my favorite forums!!! :D

Good luck with your maintenance-ing! :thumbup:
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