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    I believe most of them have "cliff sensors" that...

    I believe most of them have "cliff sensors" that detect when they are hovering on the edge of the abyss... ours occasionally gets fooled by the HVAC floor registers & panics. I don't think they rely...
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    We've owned a half-dozen of them over the years,...

    We've owned a half-dozen of them over the years, and currently have the Shark with the self-emptying base, and I will never own another without that feature. It changes a novelty "toy" into a...
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    I do not use a hot spare -- with a 4 drive unit,...

    I do not use a hot spare -- with a 4 drive unit, I have 4 identical 4T (yeah, I know, they were "big" when I bought 'em) drives in a RAID configuration. Redundancy is scattered throughout the...
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    Like Lee, I have used DS File on the rare...

    Like Lee, I have used DS File on the rare occasion I have needed to access my server from my phone.

    I've not used it, but the native Synology App called "Moments" might be what you are looking...
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    I think you chose wisely! For off-site backup,...

    I think you chose wisely!

    For off-site backup, I recommend AWS Glacier -- it's as slow as the name implies, but it's priced accordingly, and amazingly easy to set up in a Synology system. Set it...
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    I thought Beer Goggles made mediocre things look...

    I thought Beer Goggles made mediocre things look more attractive?!? :eek:
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    I also have a Synology NAS that I have been...

    I also have a Synology NAS that I have been running for about 7 years... I'd had a couple of other attempts at using local storage for a backup before that, but never found a solution that worked...
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    This topic is from 2008... 13 years ago. I'll...

    This topic is from 2008... 13 years ago. I'll bet the Original Poster has solved the bamboo problem by now.

    The thread was resurrected by a new poster, who replied to 3 threads about bamboo and...
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    I have one, along with the hex drill/driver,...

    I have one, along with the hex drill/driver, conventional drill with chuck, impact driver, and hacksaw. I have had these for many years, and really like the form factor & performance. My original...
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    Address given in web site is in a very...

    Address given in web site is in a very residential neighborhood... Red Flag #1! 177 Meadow Lane, Long Lake, MN 55356 United States

    The "About Us" page is very generic, and uses fairly stilted...
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    I did! Not as a result of this particular...

    I did! Not as a result of this particular thread, but one that you posted a few years ago.

    I had recently retired and was getting fat and lazy. I read several of your posts about getting out &...
  12. A tactic that I have used for finding a rental in...

    A tactic that I have used for finding a rental in Florida is to use VRBO to find an area with several candidates. I then look to see who the listing agency is (there are usually only 2 or 3 big ones...
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    I did some timing yesterday when cooking some...

    I did some timing yesterday when cooking some burgers:

    Time to ignition: 4 minutes
    Time to 225: 8 minutes
    Time to 500: 18 minutes

    This was on my Traeger Ironwood 650, with the lid...
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    I'm at my Son-in-law's and we decided to run a...

    I'm at my Son-in-law's and we decided to run a test this morning. We're getting ready to smoke a Boston Butt, so we decided to time it.

    From cold start (60 degrees) to ignition: 3 minutes

    From...
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    I've got a Traeger Ironwood, which has the...

    I've got a Traeger Ironwood, which has the insulated cook chamber.

    I've never exactly timed it, but mine ignites and comes up to smoking temperature in about 5 minutes or so. When I crank it up...
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    I have a LoPro from Truxedo... and I like it. A...

    I have a LoPro from Truxedo... and I like it. A Lot! I picked it up off Amazon. Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ONO66UM/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 The price can...
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    Agreed! For me, side effects from the 2nd Moderna...

    Agreed! For me, side effects from the 2nd Moderna shot were fatigue, achiness, and a mild fever during the night (in addition to the sore arm). Side effects from the 2nd Shingrix rivaled some of the...
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    Buy a roll of the bag material -- quite a bit...

    Buy a roll of the bag material -- quite a bit cheaper. It's not as convenient, because you have to seal both ends, but it's much more economical.

    Here's a link to Amazon for what I buy, but there...
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    That's what I use mine for! I'm sure I'll get...

    That's what I use mine for! I'm sure I'll get around to cutting the dovetail slots into some jigs (someday)... but for now, they work great with my Paulk MFT style workbench!
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    You may be thinking of the Parf Jig, developed by...

    You may be thinking of the Parf Jig, developed by Peter Parfitt. I got mine from Lee Valley, but it seems they are out of stock. The only listing I could find is from TSO Products....
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    Just did this a couple of months ago for my new...

    Just did this a couple of months ago for my new "Paulk style" workbench top. I used 3/4" birch ply for the top, screwed on for when I want to replace it. I also used the Parf system for drilling my...
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    Google Maps offers a way to share your location,...

    Google Maps offers a way to share your location, and you may not need a separate app.

    My wife shares her location with me, and I share mine with her, so that when either of us is out & about, a...
  23. This is very similar to my setup. I've got a...

    This is very similar to my setup. I've got a Bosch 4100 (on the gravity rise stand), a Dewalt track saw, a Paulk-inspired work top, and a shop vac rigged up with a Dust Deputy and a smart switch. ...
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    PM Sent on inserts

    PM Sent on inserts
  25. One of my wife's hobbies is yelling at the...

    One of my wife's hobbies is yelling at the squirrels that engorge themselves at our feeders. Over the years, we have tried just about every "squirrel-proof" feeder on the market: spring loaded,...
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