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Soil Survey

Interesting site for soil surveys at the USDA. Click on the link below to see more of the report. 20140724_10592910375_8_Soil_Report

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Battery notes for me.

Should be simple to keep this straight but I always falter at connecting a positive to a negative. The illustration on the left would give you forty eight volts if each battery was twelve volts. Amperage would not increase when … Continue reading

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Mushrooms in the woods

Can anyone identify these for me and tell me what they are? I think they might be chicken of the woods but they are growing on a downed log that might be hickory or some hemlock. A quick glance through … Continue reading

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Big Al

When I lived in Schenectady we had different neighbors over the twenty years there. The last one just before we left was Big Al. He was one serious piece of work. I’d come home and find him on the front … Continue reading

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Harbor Freight Solar Panels

I got a set of Harbor Freight Solar Panels and started to set them up for use over at the cabin/shed. I am thinking I’ll mount this on the side of the shed and make the bottom tilt out away … Continue reading

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Ryobi RYi2200 Invertor Generator

Planning on doing a little camping, running power tools away from the house, and ┬áduring a power outage to get some lights and comfort items like TV. My main reasons for the inverter generator were quieter running and less fuel … Continue reading

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Trip to Florida

So I’m thinking while I am doing recovery from my first heart surgery (haven’t gotten to this point yet), I’ll have Kirsten find a cheap used RV and for the last month or so of recovery, travel down to Florida. … Continue reading

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