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Forum: General Garage Discussion Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By mpire
Re: Goop to Seal PVC threaded connectors?

Its all opened up because the cable guys destroyed the whole valve setup when they came in to bury the new cable wire. Its quite a mess. I still have to figure out the drainage issue. This pit...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By mpire
Re: Grounding wire options for cable internet line?

Well, now I have to find a ground strap that fits in a very small box.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-15-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By mpire
Re: Goop to Seal PVC threaded connectors?

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/15/b9ffd3cac49cfa924a524e2b742313ce.jpg

It's a tight fit to get 4 valves in the valve box. So they are pretty close together.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-15-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By mpire
Goop to Seal PVC threaded connectors?

So I am working on fixing my drainage and my sprinkler valves are exposed and I see a drip from one of the valves. They are threaded PVC connectors and I used Rectorseal T plus 2 on them just in...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 04-15-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By mpire
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 04-15-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By mpire
Grounding wire options for cable internet line?

So basically Comcast came out and destroyed half my yard burying a new wire, and before they were done they even managed to cut the very line that they were out to bury.

In one spot I have...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-09-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By mpire
Re: Electrolysis tank power supply options?

My uncle has had good success with a battery charger hooked to a car battery and then hooked to the tank. The float charger can't keep up, but the battery seems to make up the difference.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-03-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By mpire
Garage Door Trade Up?

One of these threads a guy put in doors and had the hardware powder coated before he installed it so it was all pretty white. I was thinking that

So my friend is going to need garage doors on...
Forum: Heating and A/C 04-03-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By mpire
Re: Everyone has crazy inventive heating ideas, what about crazy inventive COOLING id

Grated, I don't have a lake, but my friend does. He is building an awesome garage at the moment. He has window AC units that do the job of cooling. I was thinking of augmenting them since it gets...
Forum: Heating and A/C 04-02-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 866
Posted By mpire
Re: Hot Bonus Room

My house was built in 2001, is 2 stories, has one 3.5 ton system, and has a single return. I can't help but wonder if I should install some air returns to help with getting hot air out of the room....
Forum: Heating and A/C 04-02-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By mpire
Re: Everyone has crazy inventive heating ideas, what about crazy inventive COOLING id

So back to lake cooling or pool cooling....

Can you just pump the water out of your pool pump into your home heat exchangers and back into the system, or did they setup something else to pull it...
Forum: Heating and A/C 04-02-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By mpire
Re: Everyone has crazy inventive heating ideas, what about crazy inventive COOLING id

The pond water concept is pretty awesome if you ask me.

I live in Florida. Heating is of zero interest to me, but I am mainly interested in free or near free cooling ideas. So the heat pump or...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-01-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,818
Posted By mpire
Re: garage stereo - ideas or post your setup

I bet that could look really cool with a custom install.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-01-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,818
Posted By mpire
Re: garage stereo - ideas or post your setup

I have 6.1 surround sound and a 55 inch TV in my garage. I had to buy a new receiver for my home theater because my old one doesn't have HDMI switching so I rotated it out to the garage. If anyone...
Forum: Heating and A/C 03-31-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By mpire
Everyone has crazy inventive heating ideas, what about crazy inventive COOLING ideas?

Just curious if anyone has any crazy inventive passive cooling ideas other than lots of insulation and efficient AC systems.

Earth tubes, Venturi vents, or stuff I haven't thought about?
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-31-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By mpire
Re: Spray foam insulation under roof decking

I sure wish someone could break it down for what I would need in Orlando. I find that everyone is so concerned about snow and ice that none of the designs apply to me or my climate.

I was going...
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-30-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 69,303
Posted By mpire
Re: The Bimmer Basement

Sounds like a good weekend to me.
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-26-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,976
Posted By mpire
Re: Garage 2.0 - Building a Triple

Ha! You are the 6th person this week that I know bought that TV mount.

Works great. I just installed it last week in the garage.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-09-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,437
Posted By mpire
Re: HF 20 ton press failure

Harbor freight is a great alternative for renting tools. I love that place.

You get 3 uses before they break though. Keep that in mind.
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-08-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 69,303
Posted By mpire
Re: The Bimmer Basement

Send then to me. I have always wanted a set of DS2s.
Forum: Heating and A/C 03-08-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By mpire
Re: Mini Split Mold Issues?

It has a drying mode where it runs the fan with the vents closed to dry it out.

Not sure if this helps or not.
Forum: Heating and A/C 03-07-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By mpire
Mini Split Mold Issues?

My mini-split appears to have some mold issues going on. Not sure what to make of it to be honest, but I am seeing some specs of mold on the plastic vent areas.

Granted I am in the South and we...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-05-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By mpire
Re: 3 way Switch--How can I get circuit to be "off" when both switches down?

Oh, and check out the LED 3-way light switch that lights up when the light is on, no matter what position the switch is in.

I never could remember to turn off my outside garage lights.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-28-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,018
Posted By mpire
Re: Air Line Layout - Guidance Needed!

I know its expensive, but other than that, is there anything wrong with good old fashioned copper with sweat connections?
Forum: Flooring 02-09-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,032
Posted By mpire
Re: whats the point of a nice floor

My epoxy has at least 6 years on it now. It still looks great. Professionally installed, and they installer is the most important part of the mix.

Hell, my floor even heals when I dent it. Not...
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