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Forum: Other Improvements 09-30-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By dguzzi
Its to bad you didn't get replies. I was...

Its to bad you didn't get replies. I was wondering about a similar project.
Did you end up with an idea that worked?
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-16-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By dguzzi
In the yard a circle of rocks and a dug out area...

In the yard a circle of rocks and a dug out area works fine. I just burn the wood from fallen limbs and tree trimmings.
If its on a deck I would never do that! (gas or wood)
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-28-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By dguzzi
Understand that nibs, take a look at where the...

Understand that nibs, take a look at where the Mason-Dixon line is? I had to look it up...it is imaginary, has nothing to do with solar viability/cost.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-28-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By dguzzi
I think the "Mason-Dixon" reference regarding...

I think the "Mason-Dixon" reference regarding solar viability is 'kaput'. I am in Michigan, well north of that silly reference (as far as this subject).
The Siemens meter connection is a good...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-28-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By dguzzi
In our area the utilities cannot be trusted to...

In our area the utilities cannot be trusted to use this type of control fairly. They will try to gain as many dollars from it and try to tilt the solar promise toward that.
Until they are brought...
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 05-30-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By dguzzi
Freecycle

Not sure if its everywhere but I have found Freecycle to be a good resource. I have been able to do a lot of things there. (mainly stuff I give away)

freecycle.org
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-27-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By dguzzi
Zwerius; I was hoping the pressure combined with...

Zwerius; I was hoping the pressure combined with the slight head would return flow through a sensitive check valve to the vessel.
I may just use a second vessel for the return flow. I would use a...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-26-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By dguzzi
Please think very small flow rate. The air...

Please think very small flow rate. The air pressure is from an aquarium pump. Pressurizing a small vessel with ice and water, then flowing to a loop and returning. The check is to prevent flow to...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-22-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By dguzzi
using pressure to circulate water

I want to circulate water by using air pressure. Imagine a vessel with air in and water out, the water then returns to the same vessel.
I know it takes a check valve but it might need to be very...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 04-09-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By dguzzi
I use vinegar, its cheap enough to use often. ...

I use vinegar, its cheap enough to use often. Even use it hot, like after cleaning the coffee maker. Kids might not like the scent ?
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-30-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By dguzzi
I have a propane powered engine but the cost of...

I have a propane powered engine but the cost of propane has kept me from using it...it would be cool to have it more useful but right now its just taking up space.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-30-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By dguzzi
I agree with all that. The cost and service has...

I agree with all that. The cost and service has to be realistic. Using the unit for a wider group of tasks would be awesome...like using the power base for a tiller, power washer, snow blower or back...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-11-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By dguzzi
Yes, I've seen those but I wondered about newer...

Yes, I've seen those but I wondered about newer retail versions. (those are quite older threads)
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-10-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By dguzzi
Electric lawn tractor

Has anyone had experience with electric lawn tractors? I think I might buy one if I find one that has good reviews and meets my variable standards.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 03-10-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,718
Posted By dguzzi
I'm not in the south but I put it across the...

I'm not in the south but I put it across the rafters so that space is a chimney to the vents, so heat flows from eaves to the peak and vents higher up on the roof. Then I added fiberglass on the deck.
Forum: Biofuels 03-05-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,676
Posted By dguzzi
It would work as an antifreeze in a geothermal...

It would work as an antifreeze in a geothermal loop or experiments related?
Forum: Solar Power 03-04-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By dguzzi
Let us know how it works out. I like these kind...

Let us know how it works out. I like these kind of projects! Pictures please!
Forum: Biofuels 02-14-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By dguzzi
Well, the delay could/would be a positive.

Well, the delay could/would be a positive.
Forum: Biofuels 02-13-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By dguzzi
I think in the end, if you burn it, its bad. ...

I think in the end, if you burn it, its bad.
I had a similar thought about methane, is it better released raw, or burned?
Forum: Tools 02-06-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By dguzzi
How would/could you insulate the door from the...

How would/could you insulate the door from the outside?

I think I understand..a storm door. It is very interesting that you were able to buy a thermal imager. Its very expensive in the US,...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-04-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,681
Posted By dguzzi
1 Kw equals 1.341 Hp so yes that is correct...

1 Kw equals 1.341 Hp so yes that is correct 17.03 (approx)
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-02-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,681
Posted By dguzzi
Here is a company that specializes in optimizing...

Here is a company that specializes in optimizing motor controls;
HecoInc.com Worth quizzing them about your situation 800-432-2645
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-29-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,681
Posted By dguzzi
You should be able to contact a distributor for...

You should be able to contact a distributor for Teco or ABB or Allen-Bradley and tell them what you want to do.
I had a simpler problem...feeding a VFD with 120vac and getting 220 3ph.; found a...
Forum: Tools 12-14-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By dguzzi
I found a video on making a drier from a water...

I found a video on making a drier from a water filter vessel. I'll try that since I have one laying around anyway. Thanks for all the ideas!
Forum: Tools 12-13-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By dguzzi
Compressed air dryer

Does anyone have ideas for an airline drier that might work as good or better than an inline type?
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