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    The problem is you made them inexpensive. It's...

    The problem is you made them inexpensive.
    It's cheaper to drive to a box lot store and buy one than it is to rummage around for the ones you already own.

    I think GPS was invented because of all...
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    The smell of freshly split Oak. The first hot...

    The smell of freshly split Oak.
    The first hot stove fire in Fall.

    The smell of mittens drying on the stove.
  3. I have an LG battery backup operating as a...

    I have an LG battery backup operating as a generator.
    It's on a transfer switch. I get about 10 hours run time if all our systems (including furnace) run constantly.

    It lasts longer if I can...
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    I have two ancient Warrington hammers from...

    I have two ancient Warrington hammers from Record.

    The balance feels right to me, and they're not heavy.
    One is quite lightweight, and I drive Brad pins with it when I don't want to haul out my...
  5. I use an Atoma 400 for coarse grinding, and...

    I use an Atoma 400 for coarse grinding, and cleaning up the surface of my oil stones. I use WD40, because it's easy to wipe up and I like the smell.

    It's not an ideal lubricant, but I use it for...
  6. Tesla supercharging times

    https://www.zap-map.com/charge-points/tesla-model-x-charging-guide/

    https://cleantechnica.com/2019/11/18/tesla-model-3-v3-supercharging-times-2-to-100-state-of-charge-video/
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    Check the riser block bolts, to verify base ops....

    Check the riser block bolts, to verify base ops.

    If any of the hard points have loosened, setting tension will be difficult.
  8. If you don't have time to build a wooden storage...

    If you don't have time to build a wooden storage box for handtools, a secondhand blanket chest will serve.
  9. https://www.highviewpower.com/ Compressed...

    https://www.highviewpower.com/
    Compressed (liquid) air


    https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/engineering/flow-battery
    Industrial scale "flow" batteries

    ...
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    A saxophone that costs less than an overhaul will...

    A saxophone that costs less than an overhaul will need one.
  11. https://www.novausawood.com/trailer-decking

    https://www.novausawood.com/trailer-decking
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    Check your private messages.

    Check your private messages.
  13. 45 cents per kW? I thought our electric was...

    45 cents per kW? I thought our electric was expensive at 22 cents/kW. Sounds like a deliberate disincentive.




    What are the hidden delivery charges on top of that?

    We installed a 220 leg...
  14. You're using the grid as storage for your excess...

    You're using the grid as storage for your excess output, effectively lowering the baseline "burn".
    This helps reduce usage of "peaker" plants that are fired on demand. Solar output tends to be...
  15. Me, neither. I only got into my EV because Kia...

    Me, neither. I only got into my EV because Kia offered an incentive to bring the price near $25,000.
    Cars over $30,000 make my Clan MacFrugal kilt itch.




    Grid connected PV panels typically...
  16. comment section Fixed that forya.

    comment section

    Fixed that forya.
  17. 2019 KIA Niro EV does this with a 30 minute...

    2019 KIA Niro EV does this with a 30 minute recharge enroute.



    https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1122838_busting-7-of-the-most-common-myths-about-electric-cars
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    Gnome more Dad jokes!

    Gnome more!443352

    Why do melons have weddings?
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    There's an app for that... ...

    There's an app for that...

    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0171/6210/8992/products/TS-M-_-BLK-CAR005__188_20399aef-789a-40a9-8ac9-71d8a609c893.jpg?v=1563501518
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    https://wiki.ezvid.com/best-caller-id-displays

    https://wiki.ezvid.com/best-caller-id-displays
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    That's one of Murphy's corolaries, innit? "The...

    That's one of Murphy's corolaries, innit?

    "The crucial bolt for assembly will naturally roll under the darkest, least accessible vehicle in the garage.
  22. That was my first, unenforceable choice. They...

    That was my first, unenforceable choice.

    They suggested escalating my complaint to Beacon Hill. Since my family wuzznt here to waive goodbye to the Mayflower...
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    Excellent suggestion. Kudos

    Excellent suggestion.

    Kudos
  24. Late to the party, again. After 5 years of...

    Late to the party, again.

    After 5 years of faultless operation, we were forced to scrap our generator.

    A new subdivision dropped my Natural gas line pressure below starting requirements for my...
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    The day after you sell it, you'll need one. ...

    The day after you sell it, you'll need one.

    Shipping this will sap the will of even the most ardent buyer.
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