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08-23-19, 12:54 PM
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Thanks. That makes a lot of sense.

Thanks. That makes a lot of sense.
08-23-19, 11:52 AM
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I've put in some time shopping the internet for a...

I've put in some time shopping the internet for a decent pair of gloves - mostly Amazon (and Amazon Mexico). It is amazing the range of opinions you can find for the same item. Anywhere from...
08-21-19, 12:44 PM
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Posted By lhpdiver

At 2:30PM the reading is 1825. I think we are now...

At 2:30PM the reading is 1825. I think we are now past 'peak' sun. But - the sun's arc is also directly overhead this time of year and the panels are pointing somewhat towards the south.

We spoke...
08-21-19, 10:40 AM
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Posted By lhpdiver

So it is now 12:30 - the sky is very clear, all...

So it is now 12:30 - the sky is very clear, all the panels are shadow-less, temp is maybe 75-80. The current reading is 1760 on the inverter. (I have noticed that even on a partly cloudy day - when...
08-21-19, 08:46 AM
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Posted By lhpdiver

3/4 year old solar panels...

Hi,

We have a 10 panel solar system. I think it is running great, but I was out there this morning washing them down and noticed that 1 panel has a 'square (about 5" X 5") which has browned...
08-19-19, 03:17 AM
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Posted By lhpdiver

Thank you. (apparently i need 25 chars to post...

Thank you. (apparently i need 25 chars to post :-))
08-16-19, 03:22 PM
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Razor wire is very very common here. It is the...

Razor wire is very very common here. It is the poor man's security solution. Rich folk have electrified fencing.

Our house is a little different. Two sides of the lot have steep walls. One side...
08-16-19, 11:38 AM
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Posted By lhpdiver

Best way to removing some razor wire

We live on a peripheral lot of our community. When we purchased our house there was (and still is) a section of razor wire maybe 8-10 ft high, at the very point of our lot. It reaches up to the top...
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Posted By lhpdiver

I installed our new 6162rf and everything is...

I installed our new 6162rf and everything is working great.

I hate to throw things away. When our 10 year old Samsung TV no longer turned on/off - I researched on the internet, bought a laundry...
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Posted By lhpdiver

I installed a new 6162RF keypad. I left the...

I installed a new 6162RF keypad. I left the system OFF and shortly thereafter the new keypad started in again with the single beep every 15 seconds. I don't remember the exact message but it...
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Posted By lhpdiver

Thanks - no electrical outlets anywhere near the...

Thanks - no electrical outlets anywhere near the keypad. The system has not beeped since yesterday but the 5828 still reports zone 28 has a BAT problem. Since I just replaced the batteries in the...
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Posted By lhpdiver

Thanks. I picked up a 6162RF on Mexico's...

Thanks. I picked up a 6162RF on Mexico's equivalent of ebay yesterday afternoon. Looks like that Honeywell security stuff might be manufactured in Queretaro Mexico. Supposed to be delivered this...
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Views: 543
Posted By lhpdiver

Thanks for that - I had seen it before posting -...

Thanks for that - I had seen it before posting - doesn't really address my questions however.
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Posted By lhpdiver

Easiest way to find device for zone number ?

When we returned home today our Vista 20 system was beeping once every 15 seconds or so similar to our normal 3 beep chime mode when we open a door/window. I can no longer read the display on my...
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Posted By lhpdiver

Can no longer read display on 6160RF keypad

It has been getting worse and worse over time. Started out the characters had spaces in them. Now the characters are so faint I really can't read them. The keypad is maybe 5 years old and is in a...
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Posted By lhpdiver

Thank you both. I like the idea of using...

Thank you both.

I like the idea of using Skype and will play with that idea some this afternoon. Earlier today I found that I can actually hear the water moving up the wall of the house. I can do...
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Posted By lhpdiver

Android <-> PC audio monitoring

We live in a two story house which has a water tank on the top. There is a toilet like gizmo to stop fill to the tank. We have a pump to move water from the ground level to the water tank - but how...
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Posted By lhpdiver

Discolored bricks from water

We have some places (an exterior property wall and the interior of a tiled dome) which are made of orange colored bricks (various shades). In some areas the bricks have dark stains due to water...
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I might throw in some cheap jug wine, but not any...

I might throw in some cheap jug wine, but not any decent tequila :-)

We also are a family of two (well and 5 indoor cats).

About two years ago we dug up 3/4 of our septic system when we were...
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Posted By lhpdiver

Septic maintenance

For those of you who have septic systems, how often do you clean them out ? And how do you know it is time ? About 10 months ago we dumped in a gallon or so of enzymes to help things along. What do...
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Posted By lhpdiver

SD card for my ZTE blade a521phone

I need to increase the memory on my phone but I do not understand all the different options. Internet searches tell me the phone supports MicroSD up to 128gb.

I don't think I need that much -...
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Views: 245
Posted By lhpdiver

Water pump question

We live in Mexico.
We have a large covered pool-like tank in the ground near the garage which we use to give water to the sprinkler system as well as the smaller tank on the roof to feed the gravity...
03-01-18, 04:41 PM
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Views: 1,214
Posted By lhpdiver

So today our 'handyman' electrician - who really...

So today our 'handyman' electrician - who really is a pretty decent jack-of-all-trades person stopped by and connected what he said was a ground wire at the panel box. He said he ran the wire but...
02-28-18, 02:15 PM
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Views: 1,214
Posted By lhpdiver

Thank you all for your help. If there is a bright...

Thank you all for your help. If there is a bright spot in all this - these Intermatic timers are made in Mexico and cost about half the price they cost in Home Depot US.

When we bought the house...
02-28-18, 02:01 PM
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Views: 1,214
Posted By lhpdiver

"If it is wired as I have illustrated..... you...

"If it is wired as I have illustrated..... you will measure 120v from A to terminal 1.
When the timer is off..... you will measure 240v from terminal 1 to terminal 2 if the motor is connected."
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