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    Following up on previous rant. HVAC guy said he...

    Following up on previous rant. HVAC guy said he never really intended to install the heat pump in heat pump mode. The distributor just didn't have any AC units at the time. He would have hooked it...
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    Ha, yep, if I had to guess the thesis of the...

    Ha, yep, if I had to guess the thesis of the phone call, that would be it. Also thought dad might be mad at kid for not getting it done in the allotted timeAll good man. Your electrician referral...
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    Help me solve a mystery or just marvel at the BS....

    Help me solve a mystery or just marvel at the BS. Sorry this is long. Don't read it if you don't wanna!


    Just got new furnace and heat pump. Used a company that had previously come out to fix...
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    Considering the multitude of old JDM class C rigs...

    Considering the multitude of old JDM class C rigs built on even smaller architecture, I'd guess they could figure it out. If the rest of my family dies or leaves, I'd totally get one. 2's a crowd...
  5. I don't disagree with any of that. Two dumbs...

    I don't disagree with any of that. Two dumbs don't make a smart. Still, I suppose dumb pressure is better than no pressure. I'm rooting for the good guy to prevail here, but jaded/cynical,...
  6. "inequitable access?" Wouldn't that also mean...

    "inequitable access?"

    Wouldn't that also mean that inbounds hiking for $0 needs to be on the agenda? Why do they care about the extra $50 now when they didn't care about the first $100+ ?
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    Huge pipe Jonesy!

    Huge pipe Jonesy!
  8. It's cute how you're all cranky about this but...

    It's cute how you're all cranky about this but secretly thrilled you might get quicker ups on those 2-4 special 3D days.


    Now, if all that shit is sold out far in advance, yeah... That'd be...
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    Yeah, and I imagine I'll be spending plenty of...

    Yeah, and I imagine I'll be spending plenty of time at base camp what with this annoying back surgery recovery and all.

    In other news, just saw this. Not mine: ...
  10. Thread: Trucks.

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    Oh hey, they even have the duramax-esque stuff on...

    Oh hey, they even have the duramax-esque stuff on the hood. Oh well. I like the look of the new Silverado and the tundra is an upgrade over previous gen. I'm sure it will grow on people.
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    [emoji115] has bitchin' quartzite. Wish I'd...

    [emoji115] has bitchin' quartzite. Wish I'd known about it before getting quartz.
  12. Thread: Trucks.

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    How about people who've owned multiple bed sizes...

    How about people who've owned multiple bed sizes weigh in. I've owned the 6.5ft tundra, then the 5.5, and now an 8ft Ford.

    While I loved both tundras, I absolutely hated the 5.5ft bed. Biggest...
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    You'll be fine in that camper bro. Doesn't...

    You'll be fine in that camper bro. Doesn't really matter how cold it is outside if you're heating the inside to a normal temp (70-ish).
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    Almost got a Capri when I was trying to make...

    Almost got a Capri when I was trying to make things work with the Tundra. The owner seemed like he would have been great to work with. More than 10k and less than 20k, I think. Maybe 14k ish 3...
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    2 houses ago, dogs had free roam in the garage...

    2 houses ago, dogs had free roam in the garage and RV pad. Big work bench at the back of the RV pad and the grill was on the other side of the fence in the back yard proper. Ajax really wanted to...
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    Can't get it with a magnet retrieval tool? I...

    Can't get it with a magnet retrieval tool? I use those things more than I'd care to admit.
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    It's surprisingly OK too! Not sure what the...

    It's surprisingly OK too!

    Not sure what the commercial options are, but roasted a lb and it's been fine in the freezer for 6 months now. We'd drink it more often if our backup grinder didn't...
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    Swiss water process is theoretically not...

    Swiss water process is theoretically not chemically treated. Haven't studied up on it, so correct me if I'm wrong.

    Is decaf tea hard to find? Seems like there are so many decaf options,...
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    If the 7.3l had been available when I got my 6.7l...

    If the 7.3l had been available when I got my 6.7l I definitely would have considered it for all these reasons. That said, the savings at the pump (between mileage and the cost differential between...
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    How much for the sticker?

    How much for the sticker?
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    2018 dometic 3-way. Here's the limit between on...

    2018 dometic 3-way. Here's the limit between on and off. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210831/2db73d8bb4417a031c22b232a701e3ce.jpg
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    Regarding fridges, make sure you're level. It's...

    Regarding fridges, make sure you're level. It's an even crazier issue than I ever imagined. If I back into my driveway literally 2 inches less than normal, that makes the difference between zero...
  23. Thread: What phone now?

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    I've had an S8+ with usb-c since 2017 and not...

    I've had an S8+ with usb-c since 2017 and not once cleaned the port. I'm not gentle on phones either.
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    This! I can't say either of the two awnings on...

    This!

    I can't say either of the two awnings on my truck camper have come in handy more than a handful of times. Unless it's high noon, camper makes its own shade. I'll sometimes extend the rear...
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    FKNA Top tier stoke and pics

    FKNA
    Top tier stoke and pics
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    The fee is already gone. It's for loans...

    The fee is already gone. It's for loans delivered on or after 8/1, which is essentially anything at this point.
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    Tgapp, I used one of these...

    Tgapp, I used one of these https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B089KW34NB

    in one of these https://www.boschtools.com/us/en/boschtools-ocs/demolition-hammers-11316evs-26682-p/

    And it worked very...
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    We bought an air mover when we had an HVAC...

    We bought an air mover when we had an HVAC condensate leak. We use the thing all the time now and it paid for itself first week. Rented dehumidifier. No claim, all good.

    Pull up edge of carpet...
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    Not really on topic, but not worth a new thread. ...

    Not really on topic, but not worth a new thread. Don't forget to flush those water heaters annually. This anode is 5 years...
  30. Thread: Trucks.

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    FFS. I would have expected someone to give this...

    FFS. I would have expected someone to give this observation the acknowledgement it deserves by now.

    +1 sir. And yes, the smallest ski in a real man's quiver is a 260 in Aeverflex.
  31. Thread: Lacrosse 2021

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    Bernhardt doesn't hurt either. It's crazy to see...

    Bernhardt doesn't hurt either. It's crazy to see the number of goals he scored in a game where he seemed much more like a facilitator than a shot-taker.
  32. Thread: Lacrosse 2021

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    If duke could have subbed in UVA's transition...

    If duke could have subbed in UVA's transition game, it would have been a much closer game. Transition seemed like an afterthought.

    Maryland's offense... Wow. Very old school and formulaic at...
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    God bless flying circus and those who can quote...

    God bless flying circus and those who can quote it verbatim years later. Really lets you know who your friends are or should be.
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    If there's a better shirt material than Nike...

    If there's a better shirt material than Nike dri-fit (100 poly), I have yet to find it.

    I've also had 100 percent poly shirts that are horrible thick, non-breathable stank traps.

    I don't know...
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    My Bluetooth works great on the designare but...

    My Bluetooth works great on the designare but ONLY with the antenna thingy plugged in. The range was about a foot before that.
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    Build your own. It's still cheaper and way...

    Build your own. It's still cheaper and way better. But you might have to shop around a bit.

    No secret sauce on sourcing parts. Use pcpartpicker to put something together (or userbenchmark...
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    Today's spike was driven primarily by used autos...

    Today's spike was driven primarily by used autos and secondarily by utilities. Gas prices actually helped in April.

    Buddy from KY says they have every inch of available parking space full of...
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    Not sure why this hasn't sold yet... (not mine,...

    Not sure why this hasn't sold yet... (not mine, no affiliation, just seems like a good deal in this market. May have been posted a few pages back?) ...
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    He'll probably go about a buck fiddy and 6'00"...

    He'll probably go about a buck fiddy and 6'00" next winter and he didn't seem too out of sync with my 189s, but we'll see. If it backfires, I'll change the 4 to a 9 and use em on those days when I...
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    Pretty much an ideal pow ski for my 130lb bean...

    Pretty much an ideal pow ski for my 130lb bean pole 14yr old. Right?
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    Echoing this. Had similar issue. Replaced outlet....

    Echoing this. Had similar issue. Replaced outlet. Issue gone.
  42. Thread: What phone now?

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    Sorry if it's already in the links above, but I...

    Sorry if it's already in the links above, but I also heard that fast charging is worse for your battery over time. I almost never fast charge and perhaps that's one reason my 2017 phone is still...
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    I let that logic talk me out of getting a dually...

    I let that logic talk me out of getting a dually when I should have. All the guys with 5500lb campers and duallies at the mountain say they're getting plenty of weight over their tires.

    But...
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    Mantruck vs tundra = trade-off. Hauling or...

    Mantruck vs tundra = trade-off. Hauling or towing heavy loads? Mantruck is stunningly superior. For everything else, the tundra is equally superior. The tundra was like owning a car (in a good...
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    I'm sure you've already considered it, but if you...

    I'm sure you've already considered it, but if you think you might ever want to upgrade to something really big, get the dually now.
  46. Thread: Lacrosse 2021

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    Old man league is frequently more violent than...

    Old man league is frequently more violent than high school, but not as violent as PLL. You got a bunch of 40+'s on HRT trying to relive their glory days.

    Klaus, those are great numbers for...
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    Wish mine started in 1-2 instead of 3-4. It's...

    Wish mine started in 1-2 instead of 3-4.

    It's all about just having fun at that age. 1-2 shouldn't even be playing actual games IMO.

    Heck, wish I'd started... ever. As opposed to starting...
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    Everyone is rusty after not playing last year. ...

    Everyone is rusty after not playing last year. Coaching and conditioning make a big difference in "movement" at that age.

    In general, 90 percent of kids in youth lacrosse don't move. Impeccable...
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    S8+ since 2017 still works like the day I got it.

    S8+ since 2017 still works like the day I got it.
  50. Thread: Trucks.

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    Yeah man, you can't sell the tree fiddy. Unless...

    Yeah man, you can't sell the tree fiddy. Unless it's to buy a 450.
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