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    I wonder if it has something to do with heat...

    I wonder if it has something to do with heat also? LED's put out a ton less heat than regular bulbs.
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    I noticed the bug thing with my outdoor lights. ...

    I noticed the bug thing with my outdoor lights. The LED ones have no bugs, the incandesent have bugs.
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    Disclaimer: My last couple rants and venting were...

    Disclaimer: My last couple rants and venting were not intended to mean I don't wear a mask when needed. When I go to the store, etc, I do wear one. Don't like it but, it is what it is, fogged...
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    Is there such a thing as real, honest media...

    Is there such a thing as real, honest media coverage,,,,,,,,,,,,of anything???? In 90% of cases, that would be a great big NO. I remember once being at a meeting and seeing reporters from the local...
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    The latest data from this county is, out of all...

    The latest data from this county is, out of all the people tested so far, there have been 539 positives and,,,,,,,,,,,,wait for it,,,,,,,,,,46,826 negatives and now, 5 deaths out of 150,000 people...
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    Well, this county has had 3 deaths attributed to...

    Well, this county has had 3 deaths attributed to Covid and they were all people in their 90's with preexisting conditions. Out of a total population in this county of 150,000, I'd say the mortality...
  7. Thread: Garage A/C

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    That's a possibility also and it did cross my...

    That's a possibility also and it did cross my mind. I'm one of those people that always wants to know what failed, even if it can't be repaired or isn't worth being repaired. It's just one of those...
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    I was out fu,,,,,,,,,I mean messing around with...

    I was out fu,,,,,,,,,I mean messing around with the A/C again yesterday. I turned it on and paid close attention. Compressor ran for almost 5 minutes but it sounded like it was working harder and...
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    Man, wish I could have been there! Side note:...

    Man, wish I could have been there!

    Side note: They say masks prevent the spread of the virus but,,,,,,,,,,,,,nobody can explain this to me. When you see video of China, they're always wearing...
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    A rave I suppose. I was just going through the...

    A rave I suppose. I was just going through the round-a bout a couple blocks from work and had 103.3 WGLX on the radio when In-a-gada-davita started. It must have been the LONG long version because...
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    As long as you use outdoor carpet, it should be...

    As long as you use outdoor carpet, it should be fine (won't rot or mildew). I have a couple of those big moving blankets I ay down on the floor. It's amazing what a difference that makes, even if ...
  12. Thread: Garage A/C

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    What I need is Doctor Who's sonic screwdriver,...

    What I need is Doctor Who's sonic screwdriver, lol! I was suspect there was a reason the capacitor went out other than age. At least I didn't spend a ton of money on a chance. :sunny:
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    It's still not too bad in the garage. As long as...

    It's still not too bad in the garage. As long as I keep it closed up, I'll get through the hot and humid days of summer. It's the humidity more than anything I try to keep out of the garage to...
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    Well,,,,,,,,,,,,,,the part came this afternoon in...

    Well,,,,,,,,,,,,,,the part came this afternoon in the mail. It wasn't made in USA but it wasn't made in China either(!) Made in Mexico. Anyways, hooked it up, flipped the breaker on and the fan...
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    Yep, never let a "crisis" go to...

    Yep, never let a "crisis" go to waste...............
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    My new capacitor isn't here yet. :( Wish it was...

    My new capacitor isn't here yet. :( Wish it was (and it actually fixed the A/C), was 86 and humid as all dirty word that begins with an "f" today, and they say it's going to get hot and humid...
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    One of the few tools that I can jusify the cost...

    One of the few tools that I can jusify the cost is phillips screwdrivers. For those I only buy Sanp-On. Otherwise Snap-On tools are just to darn expensive anymore. I mean, they are excellent tools,...
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    That's one of the reason's I used to see if I can...

    That's one of the reason's I used to see if I can fix my old unit. Just like the 'fridge in the house that still works fine, other than it doesn't self-defrost anymore. New one's just don't seem to...
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    I never thought about fans that go from off to...

    I never thought about fans that go from off to high, then med and low before. Always thought it seemed odd and now it makes sense.

    It isn't even so much the temp in the garage, I like to keep the...
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    Garage A/C

    A couple days ago the A/C in the garage gave up the ghost. The past couple weeks it was working overtime, what with all the heat and humidity. It's a Fedders I bought used around 1991 so figured...
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    Pulled the cyl 1 plug, the only one easy to get...

    Pulled the cyl 1 plug, the only one easy to get at (lol) and it looks fine. There's always a chance going to a colder plug would fix one problem and create another (i.e. fouling) but I think they're...
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    I've always used only ethanol free premium 91 in...

    I've always used only ethanol free premium 91 in the Aspen but the fuel quality could be better now than in the past. I still had half a tank of winter blend so now I've got more like spring blend...
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    I actually had tried it once with the vacuum...

    I actually had tried it once with the vacuum advance disconnected and no change. Where it would ping is on uphill grades where the vacuum advance wouldn't be an issue (steep enough).

    Preliminary...
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    In an attempt to reduce or eliminate the hot,...

    In an attempt to reduce or eliminate the hot, part throttle (like up a grade) spark knock problem I researched and cross referenced, etc to find a plug one step colder than the NGK XR5's. There is...
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    LOL, 250 channels and there's nothing on, right?...

    LOL, 250 channels and there's nothing on, right? There's a rant.

    Why is it sometime's you decide to take it easy and watch something on TV, then scroll through the whole program guide and find...
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