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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions Today, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 429
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Diane if your watering at night how do you fight...

Diane if your watering at night how do you fight the wet feet problem? More chems?
Old punk if it's hot out do you get yourself some water? If your plants or grass is wilting because of the heat...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions Yesterday, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 429
Posted By GraphicGr8s
It is true you should not water grass at night....

It is true you should not water grass at night. You don't want it to "go to bed" wet. I've got 9 zones between all the beds and the lawn. The beds are drip so they go off first. At about 4 am. Lawns...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 327
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Whether a code violation or illegal is really...

Whether a code violation or illegal is really irrelevant. If an error where to happen and it was traced back to you either way you could be held liable. Think tons of money in legal fees if a death...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 327
Posted By GraphicGr8s
In most cases you aren't saving any money on 220...

In most cases you aren't saving any money on 220 vs 120. Resistance loads are still that. If it draws 10 amps on 120 it will draw 5 amps on 220. Either way wattage is the same. 220 is good however...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-15-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 685
Posted By GraphicGr8s
What kind of dessert was it? Cannoli? Tiramisu?...

What kind of dessert was it? Cannoli? Tiramisu? Zeppoli? Sfogliatelle?
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By GraphicGr8s
http://www.regufluid.com/PDF/Seal%20Threads%20with...

http://www.regufluid.com/PDF/Seal%20Threads%20with%20PTFE%20Tape.pdf
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I too was taught not to use tape on pvc. As soon...

I too was taught not to use tape on pvc. As soon as I started using it the leaking stopped.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,066
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The answer is simple. Both.

The answer is simple. Both.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Use any brand you can get your hands on. After...

Use any brand you can get your hands on. After you put it together just use the soap test to make sure it doesn't leak at any of the fittings. And be careful not to get the tape into any of the...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I've gotten the 10 packs from HD and I've gotten...

I've gotten the 10 packs from HD and I've gotten the good stuff. Definitely a difference in the thickness. Every roll of the cheap stuff seems to start unwinding on only half the width and I have to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-06-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 685
Posted By GraphicGr8s
What is the idea behind never topping a tree?...

What is the idea behind never topping a tree? Citrus is regularly topped as are many others. I top certain trees to break the topical dominance and get it to bush out. Although there are certain...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Piranha won't necessarily just attack a human....

Piranha won't necessarily just attack a human. Even a child. There is just too much food in lakes that are more their size to go after.
I've got an old TFH where Axlerod and others were in the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-05-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I'm with you. Multiple times daily.

I'm with you. Multiple times daily.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The measurements are real close to a 20 high.

The measurements are real close to a 20 high.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-01-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,628
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I feel like crepe

I feel like crepe
Forum: DIY 04-01-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By GraphicGr8s
A Weller won't give you problems though. Did you...

A Weller won't give you problems though. Did you use a little sandpaper on the tip then rosin flux then tin? Usually works on the cheap stuff you like. (By cheap I mean expensive because you buy it...
Forum: DIY 04-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Jeff the key is just the right amount of solder....

Jeff the key is just the right amount of solder. Trick to it is to "tin" the wire and the place where you are soldering to whether another wire or a lug. I've soldered everything from PC boards to...
Forum: DIY 04-01-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By GraphicGr8s
When you are soldering you heat the wire and let...

When you are soldering you heat the wire and let the wire melt the solder. Any other way and you have a cold joint which is weak and can cause problems down the road.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-31-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,628
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Glad to see you back Laura.

Glad to see you back Laura.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Many of these fish are grown in the hard water...

Many of these fish are grown in the hard water here in Florida. They not only survive but thrive, breed etc.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-30-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By GraphicGr8s
That is a perfect way to spend a Saturday. It was...

That is a perfect way to spend a Saturday. It was raining here Saturday so we didn't do much. Today however my 4 year old was out with me in the garage "working". Too windy for fishing.
Forum: DIY 03-29-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I'll second saving the tank.

I'll second saving the tank.
Forum: DIY 03-29-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By GraphicGr8s
When i got my second 55 tested outside it didn't...

When i got my second 55 tested outside it didn't leak. Left it filled for a month or more. Drained it and put it in the kitchen and guess what. Leaker. This is a dirted tank. After 2 weeks it stopped...
Forum: DIY 03-25-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By GraphicGr8s
This is the one I personally prefer. DIY...

This is the one I personally prefer.
DIY overflow at work - YouTube
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Remove it. The stems seem to rot where it wraps...

Remove it. The stems seem to rot where it wraps around
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