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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By oldpunk78
There's one advantage to running a lower psi in...

There's one advantage to running a lower psi in your situation. The metering valve you have there is its what's referred to as a medium flow valve. It has a relatively course adjustment. Running...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By oldpunk78
I bet Rex was one of the first. All be it not...

I bet Rex was one of the first. All be it not 2-stage. Maybe momotaro? I dunno. Orlando from gla is also on the short list.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 309
Posted By oldpunk78
I've owned 3 Mazdas since I started driving 10...

I've owned 3 Mazdas since I started driving 10 years ago. I currently own one. I've really enjoyed every one so far. A 626, protégé5, and now a 5. The 626 was completely run into the ground as one of...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions Yesterday, 12:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 309
Posted By oldpunk78
I am very sad that we have to part ways with our...

I am very sad that we have to part ways with our forester. We love that car. Have had zero issues over the past 4 years. Way more off road capable than the others listed. Almost effortlessly goes...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-29-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
That is very clear at this point. If she doesn't...

That is very clear at this point. If she doesn't agree to it soon, I don't know what I'm going to do. I can't off her car without her consent because her name is on the loan too. (At first i was...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
So don't pay for what else? That's the original...

So don't pay for what else? That's the original problem. I'm 300-500 dollars short every month for being able to just do that.

Anyway, as a bit of an update, I've tried talking to my wife...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,329
Posted By oldpunk78
5 years later... Yes, solenoids can get hot.

5 years later... Yes, solenoids can get hot.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-28-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By oldpunk78
It's just water pressure, gravity and to some...

It's just water pressure, gravity and to some extent, gas absorption moving the water in the line. You only need be concerned if it gets past the check valve.
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 366
Posted By oldpunk78
If you don't like it, don't use it? I've got to...

If you don't like it, don't use it? I've got to imagine that if it takes that much force to get it to work than it's probably putting out a pretty good fog. That's what you're after, right?
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 366
Posted By oldpunk78
Some just have a higher cracking pressure than...

Some just have a higher cracking pressure than others. You may have a gas leak somewhere. Definitely check for that.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-27-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
So I just talked with a couple different...

So I just talked with a couple different bankruptcy lawyers this afternoon. Questionable morality comes to mind. Whats funny is that they were quick to let me know it's not our fault and that we...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-27-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
The finding better jobs thing is a daunting task....

The finding better jobs thing is a daunting task. I'm a high school drop out. She just barely graduated. No further schooling. My only experience is working in saw mills. She's only done retail...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-27-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
Last week I sat her down and showed her. She was...

Last week I sat her down and showed her. She was like "well... you need to figure this out". I'm just going to keep working on her the only ways I know how.

I could really use some good advice on...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-27-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
There are so many ways we can save. (Sorry......

There are so many ways we can save. (Sorry... just ranting here because I can't convince my wife)

Let's take my wife's car for example. She drives a 2011 Forster xt. It's a super safe and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
So... I just called my wife with the good news...

So... I just called my wife with the good news that I figured out what we'll have to do in order to avoid bankruptcy. It didn't go well. :)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
Someone has to be the adult. Yup. I get it. I've...

Someone has to be the adult. Yup. I get it. I've seen this coming since before we bought our house. It's my fault. I've failed to make my wife understand we made a number of fatal errors and that...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
House - 1227 Cars - 620 + 120(ins) Utilities...

House - 1227
Cars - 620 + 120(ins)
Utilities - 250 to 300
Childcare - 300
Fuel - 400 to 450 (little less lately)
Food - about 550
Medical bills/health ins - 250
Misc living - 150 (there's...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
I can see the logic with the cars. But, it...

I can see the logic with the cars. But, it doesn't look like a good trade off. There's a huge trade off in what we'd be driving be driving to save 200 bucks a month. Right now we have two safe,...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
The house costs us $1227 every month. That...

The house costs us $1227 every month. That includes the mortgage, insurance, tax, and mortgage ins. Not too bad for CA. Just ask folks down south or the bay area what they're paying. Both of our...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By oldpunk78
It's a moisture barrier. Just don't get it wet?

It's a moisture barrier. Just don't get it wet?
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By oldpunk78
It's the same valve. Just a different body.

It's the same valve. Just a different body.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,616
Posted By oldpunk78
What kind of time frame are we looking at? Sorry....

What kind of time frame are we looking at? Sorry. Curiosity is getting the best of me.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By oldpunk78
Hahaha. I have four maple trees. I just blow...

Hahaha. I have four maple trees. I just blow the leaves out into the street and the city comes by and takes them away for free.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By oldpunk78
I've gone over the numbers so many times now. It...

I've gone over the numbers so many times now. It doesn't look good no matter how I try see what we can go without and cut back on. A very modest monthly expenditure is roughly $5000 for our family....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-25-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 262,277
Posted By oldpunk78
Not to mention that beard. Man, that's a sweet...

Not to mention that beard. Man, that's a sweet beard.
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