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Forum: Lawn and Garden Today, 09:54 AM
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Posted By oil pan 4
Gasoline powered wood chipper

Well I got the small DR chipper shreader.
The electric one works. Problem is when I cut down one smaller 15 foot tall tree it takes me at least 40 minutes to feed all the little sticks and twigs...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-19-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,624
Posted By oil pan 4
Seems kinda pointless with the entire state of...

Seems kinda pointless with the entire state of California on fire from one end to the other polluting the air as far east as NY. Oh and good thing they have their own emissions stands yeah really...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-16-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By oil pan 4
Yes I have 240v on 20 amp breaker out side the...

Yes I have 240v on 20 amp breaker out side the garage for leaf charging and to run my electric pressure washer.
Then have 240v on a 60 or 70 amp breaker inside by the garage door.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-15-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By oil pan 4
For think wire any 10 watt soldering pen is fine.

For think wire any 10 watt soldering pen is fine.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-15-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By oil pan 4
Well I almost killed my little electric wood...

Well I almost killed my little electric wood chipper.
I took the guard off the top so I could fit more sticks in it. It's definitely dangerous, it's a good way to lose some fingers.
It's also about...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-04-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By oil pan 4
Torch. And there's a 10 charter limit.

Torch.
And there's a 10 charter limit.
Forum: Conservation 08-03-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By oil pan 4
Put the refrigerator out in the garage, then it...

Put the refrigerator out in the garage, then it won't matter.
Actually the biggest energy waster is running the dryer during the day in summer.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-24-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,704
Posted By oil pan 4
First impression is these blades are worth it. ...

First impression is these blades are worth it.
They are the heaviest I have tried to date, I have ordered stuff from online, bought from the local mower shops, ect.
The "stay sharp secret" is...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-20-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,704
Posted By oil pan 4
I think found the final solution to mower blades...

I think found the final solution to mower blades that stay sharp longer pretty much for the life of the blade.
Laser-edge dot com.
They perfected what I was trying to make.
This company applies a...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-16-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 237,167
Posted By oil pan 4
Sealed is a relative term. I pry them open and...

Sealed is a relative term. I pry them open and add 2 drops of gear oil and a smear of grease just about every year.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-15-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 237,167
Posted By oil pan 4
Make sure the new one has actual grease and not...

Make sure the new one has actual grease and not corrosion preventative compound.
Forum: Conservation 04-23-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,802
Posted By oil pan 4
You missed the boat by about 4 and a half years.

You missed the boat by about 4 and a half years.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-23-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,704
Posted By oil pan 4
I bought some close out Oregon gator blades. ...

I bought some close out Oregon gator blades.
Problem is they don't fit.
But in my lawn mower junk collection I have left over "universal blade adaptor kits" and a spare blade spindle.
So I can...
Forum: Conservation 01-12-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By oil pan 4
Not really. Just get a mini split. A good mini...

Not really. Just get a mini split. A good mini split is 2 to 3 times more efficient than a window unit, not counting the window air leak the window unit causes.
Forum: Conservation 12-07-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,253
Posted By oil pan 4
Big difference between a tesla and a big SUV or...

Big difference between a tesla and a big SUV or pickup.

120v charging sucks.
When I was stuck 120v charging if I drove the leaf more than 50 miles per day I was fighting a losing battle to keep...
Forum: Conservation 12-07-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,253
Posted By oil pan 4
Any gigantic pickup or SUV. They're only going...

Any gigantic pickup or SUV.
They're only going to get around 2 miles per kwh, especially in the winter.
Then if you drive 40 miles that's 20kwh.
A lowly 12 amp 120v evse is going to take around 16...
Forum: Conservation 12-06-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,253
Posted By oil pan 4
There's going to be a lot of angry people when...

There's going to be a lot of angry people when they figure out that 120v charging isn't going to be enough to feed one of those things the way and distance the average person drives.
Forum: Solar Power 11-28-19, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By oil pan 4
Nope seen too many $10,000 roofing estimates that...

Nope seen too many $10,000 roofing estimates that were on asphalt shingle roofs.
Last time I did a shingle roof I could have spent the better part of $1,000 just disposing of them.
But instead of...
Forum: Conservation 11-25-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,795
Posted By oil pan 4
California is doing everything they can to make...

California is doing everything they can to make renewable energy go hand in hand with black outs and wild fires.
Forum: Solar Power 11-25-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By oil pan 4
Why asphalt? I'm never doing asphalt shingles...

Why asphalt?
I'm never doing asphalt shingles again if I can help it.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-25-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By oil pan 4
I eliminated the 2nd hot water heater in my...

I eliminated the 2nd hot water heater in my rental house, all I had to do was run about 10 foot of hot water heater line.
Had been using an electric hot water heater.
I took it out to put in dry...
Forum: Conservation 11-15-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,253
Posted By oil pan 4
Oh with a 300 mile range we will say the truck...

Oh with a 300 mile range we will say the truck gets 3 miles per kwh.
So the battery would need to be at least 100kwh of use able capacity. To replenish 300 miles of range in 3 hours you would need...
Forum: Conservation 10-02-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,253
Posted By oil pan 4
Their gasoline engines suck anyways. Hopefully...

Their gasoline engines suck anyways.
Hopefully they don't build their motors and drives in house.
Forum: Tools 09-16-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,634
Posted By oil pan 4
Use both. I found that Flux core likes as much...

Use both.
I found that Flux core likes as much capacitance as you can throw at it.
Welders use the default 50k to 60k uf capacitor as a good trade off between solid wire and Flux core performance....
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-16-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,707
Posted By oil pan 4
I found that running a 240v electric dryer off...

I found that running a 240v electric dryer off 120v power makes it pretty effective.

If you really want the ultimate in low electricity use, get a gas dryer.
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