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Forum: Classifieds 04-08-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By mpire
Mini-Split Wall Brackets

I have a set of Mini-Split wall brackets that I bought for installing my new AC system a year ago or so. They have sat here collecting dust. Never used. Will send them your way for $50 shipped. ...
Forum: Free Parking 12-11-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,080
Posted By mpire
Re: Honda Odyssey rant

Don't buy something that you can't fix.

Sounds like this guy is doing it right.
Forum: Free Parking 12-11-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,080
Posted By mpire
Re: Honda Odyssey rant

Good thing you have all that money to buy replacement parts.

I am neither young or unmarried. My father drives a 1970 Cutlass every day and surprise it's still on its first manual transmission...
Forum: Free Parking 12-11-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,080
Posted By mpire
Re: Honda Odyssey rant

Considering an odessey and the MDX are the same vehicle, your coworker sounds like a complete moron.

You people need to stop buying fail-o-matic transmissions and learn to use a clutch pedal. ...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-12-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By mpire
Re: Truss modification anyone have any experience?

Its funny, a friend of mine asked me to help him redesign his trusses to make room for a small laundry room. The difference is that he wants to put the laundry room inside the trusses, so we want to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-12-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,358
Posted By mpire
Re: Gluing lawn mower decals

This seems like really strange behavior to me.

I usually peel the decals off and apply them to blank sheets and then put them in the manual binder with the other information/reciepts, warranty...
Forum: Free Parking 11-12-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By mpire
Re: Custom articulating flip out Projector Mount?

The first one wont work, I have 18 foot ceilings, so that's out.

Looks like I need a single stud, short throw projector mount, but then I need it to drop down. Hmmmm.
Forum: Free Parking 11-12-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,054
Posted By mpire
Re: Stupid Things You Have Said to Your Wife, GF, SO.

I said "let's try and make this divorce quick and painless."

It's still going on 2 years later.
Forum: Free Parking 11-11-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By mpire
Re: Custom articulating flip out Projector Mount?

Yeah, I pretty much agree with you on most parts of that.

I generally only watch in the living room when people are over, so this will be a very limited use setup. So when you have 15-20 people...
Forum: Free Parking 11-11-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By mpire
Re: Custom articulating flip out Projector Mount?

Yeah, I really want you to re-post the pics because you have my interest and I can't see the pics.:dunno:



Something like that was pretty much what I was thinking of, except upside down with...
Forum: Free Parking 11-11-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By mpire
Custom articulating flip out Projector Mount?

So I have been shopping for a TV for a while now, not really in a hurry because I only watch TV in the living room when I have company over. Football games or movie nights, etc. I usually watch a...
Forum: Free Parking 11-01-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

I am big into projects, not so much into the music.

It was a challenge.

Totally mobbed last night, I must have taking 500 pictures with strangers.

I guess it was a hit!
...
Forum: Free Parking 10-31-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

It gives me an excuse to make stuff, why the hell not?
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

Yeah, tomorrow night is going to be fun!

I made two, here is a pic of them together...

http://i1161.photobucket.com/albums/q507/willconltd/IMG_20131030_220802_835_zpsdd54b5e3.jpg...
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

Don't feel bad, I had to Google "dalek" and I don't think I am old yet.
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

I have about 6 hours into it. ;)
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

Yeah, its just a motorcycle helmet with LEDs.

The face mask is controlled by an arduino that listens to the sound level with a little mic and then makes the Face EQ dance to the music.

The...
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By mpire
My Halloween costume...

So I just finished. I am hoping that it goes over well.

I made two, so its a matched set.

Check out the video and throw some suggestions my way.:thumbup:

All runs off a single 9 volt.:D
...
Forum: Heating and A/C 10-20-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By mpire
Re: Location of expansion tank

In Orlando you only need a backflow preventer on the irrigation systems, not on the home systems. I do have a second pressure blow off on my hot water line that pops at 150 psi, but the water heater...
Forum: Heating and A/C 10-20-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,245
Posted By mpire
Re: a rant for the HVAC guys

My 2 cents is that its nice to have a good relationship with professionals.

I have an AC guy that I pay to come out and "clean and inspect" my AC units every 6 months. He really doesn't do all...
Forum: Heating and A/C 10-01-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 43,441
Posted By mpire
Re: Mini-split A/C Shopping...

So I don't scratch up the metal when I set stuff on it.
Forum: Heating and A/C 09-29-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 43,441
Posted By mpire
Re: Mini-split A/C Shopping...

I can't edit the old posts to put pictures up, so I can't fix the links. Sorry.

However, I did snap a few pictures of everything just to tag them on here.

Here is the unit in the master...
Forum: Heating and A/C 06-20-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By mpire
Re: Anyone done an inline Duct Fan?

I am pretty sure I have a 6 inch duct, but I am not 100% sure until I climb up there and check. When I finally get around to it, I intend to add some valves to direct the air to a large register to...
Forum: Heating and A/C 06-20-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By mpire
Anyone done an inline Duct Fan?

I am looking to boost the cooling in my office when I am in there. I found a duct fan I was considering. The general idea is that I am in that room most of the time during the day, and I would like...
Forum: Heating and A/C 06-20-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,437
Posted By mpire
Re: Where to buy mini split

I got a couple LGs from Wholesalers as well.
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