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Forum: DIY Today, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Skip the construction lumber and use either 1x3...

Skip the construction lumber and use either 1x3 or 1x4 or rip some plywood down. Don't use MDF use MDO instead.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I have to agree with RM. You've got an...

I have to agree with RM. You've got an established colony of bacteria going (after 2 -3 weeks of course) why would you do a "fishless cycle"? I've got HOBs doubled up on a few tanks and if I am at...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I wanted to take a shot of my kid. He really...

I wanted to take a shot of my kid. He really looked handsome in his suit. He however had other ideas.
Forum: DIY 04-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By GraphicGr8s
With the pipes turned to the water surface and no...

With the pipes turned to the water surface and no u-tube on the outside of a tank I don't think it will maintain any siphon at all.
Forum: Photography 04-19-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I had some really good quips but I will refrain....

I had some really good quips but I will refrain. Maybe. You shoot canon after all.

Nice shots. Helps having the right lens for the job. I remember my 600mm.

That's not a lens. This is:
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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-19-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 576
Posted By GraphicGr8s
We can get 2-3 inches of rain here and you dig...

We can get 2-3 inches of rain here and you dig down an inch or two and it is dry. Bone dry. It rained here today all day and I can go and dig down in the morning and it is dry. The sand actually...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-19-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 576
Posted By GraphicGr8s
Actually in humid areas like Florida it's hardly...

Actually in humid areas like Florida it's hardly a myth.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 576
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 04-17-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 576
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 04-17-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 413
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: 25
Views: 413
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: 754
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: 610
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: 610
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: 1,207
Posted By GraphicGr8s
The answer is simple. Both.

The answer is simple. Both.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
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: 610
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: 754
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: 577
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: 566
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: 124
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: 2,676
Posted By GraphicGr8s
I feel like crepe

I feel like crepe
Forum: DIY 04-01-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
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: 441
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: 441
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.
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