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02-10-08, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Curious Homeowner

drip irrigation vs soaker hoses

Hello

Thinking of doing an irrigation system this year but not sure. I still have several questions that I can't find an answer to.

I have a 4 year rotation on my veggies and wonder how much...
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Views: 1,273
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Correct slope for drainage

Is there a standard slope to run a drainage ditch away from the downspouts. There is 125 feet from the front of the yard to the exit where I want the drain to run. In this 125 feet there is 14 inches...
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Views: 835
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Bad Switch Or Socket

I have a 8 year old Amanna Side by Side Refrigerator that the double bulbs do not work. Yes, I replaced with new bulbs but neither light up.

To my knowledge would not the switch or the socket be...
08-30-07, 07:24 PM
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Views: 715
Posted By Curious Homeowner

potato beetles

My garden has been run over this year with the spotted potato beetles.

They are tearing about everything up.

If you look at the damage you would think that Jap Beetles visited you.

I had...
08-15-07, 06:10 PM
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Views: 972
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Drip Irrigation

I am setting up a drip irrigation system for my garden. Not sure what size emetters to use. Can someone give any advice for a newbe? Is there a chart that tells water needed for specific vegetables?...
06-14-07, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Sorry I have had sickness here and have not been...

Sorry I have had sickness here and have not been online.

Thanks for the reply. I have talked to several vendors and there are a lot of good ideas.

Thanks again and have a nice summer!
06-04-07, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Drip line irrigation for the garden

I have a 25'x25' small vegetable garden and thinking of adding one of those drip irrigation systems. Is there anyone that has tried this or that has any experience with it?

Thank you very much!
03-23-07, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 39,332
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Thank you Sir: At least I dont have to...

Thank you Sir:

At least I dont have to return it!

Have a nice weekend!

Thank you very much!
03-23-07, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 39,332
Posted By Curious Homeowner

I hate to be a pest. The jumpers are only 208V...

I hate to be a pest. The jumpers are only 208V and 230V, not 240. Thats why I asked which one or does it matter?

Thank you
03-23-07, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 39,332
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Thanks for being so prompt. I guess I was hoping...

Thanks for being so prompt. I guess I was hoping to hear what you said.

I guess I forgot all the question. There is a jumper inside the welder that can be set on 230V or 208V. Being that I have...
03-23-07, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 39,332
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Is 220V 230V 240V the same?

I have a welder that the voltage is 230, sngle phase, 60 HZ. or 208, single phase, 60 HZ.

The power at the breaker box is 240, single phase, 60 HZ.

Can I use this welder? Will difference in...
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Views: 8,175
Posted By Curious Homeowner

There are 7 returns in the home. One in each room...

There are 7 returns in the home. One in each room and 1 in the basement for a total of 7. The area on the backside of the current return is the kitchen which is a support wall. On this same wall is...
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Views: 8,175
Posted By Curious Homeowner

moving cold air return in the living room

Hope this is the right place!

This might sound difficult to understand but I think it is very simple. (Easy for me to say)

I would like to find out if I can move the cold air return without a...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Thumbs up Sorry i didn't get back, iv'e been gone. ...

Sorry i didn't get back, iv'e been gone.

Thanks for the replys, looks like this will be one of my spring honey dew jobs.

P.S. Have a nice Spring and Summer!
03-04-07, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,329
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Did you complete your garage project yet?

Did you complete your garage project yet?
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Views: 1,242
Posted By Curious Homeowner

covering backside of fireplace

Not sure wether this is the right place to be.

I am studding out and insulating the interior of my garage walls. The garage is attached and the backside of the fireplace extends into the garage...
11-23-06, 04:31 PM
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Views: 1,971
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Thank You. Have a good Thanksgiving!

Thank You.

Have a good Thanksgiving!
11-23-06, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,971
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Hooking up propane heater for garage

I am hooking up a portable propane heater in my 24'x24' garage.

The propane tank will be secured outside. Does it have to be covered or anything else?

Thank you
11-23-06, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Curious Homeowner

#8 wire

The wire I have is #8 single strand copper.
11-18-06, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Curious Homeowner

#8 wire

I have some #8 wire left over from installing my air compressor.

Can I use it for a mig welder. The book says I need a 40 amp breaker. Will #8 wire carry 40 amps?

Thank you
08-28-06, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,500
Posted By Curious Homeowner

I know in part what you are going through. My...

I know in part what you are going through. My garden for the past two years has done real well at the first part of the year then seems like all of a sudden the cucumber vines will start to wither...
08-28-06, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Growing peanuts

Does anyone know how to grow peanuts in a small garden. I remember my grandfather growing them but I was just a small child then and dont remember the particulars.

Just wondering, I want to try...
08-28-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Sounds like you have it under control!

Sounds like you have it under control!
08-25-06, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By Curious Homeowner

Eddie, Just my two cents here. I installed...

Eddie,
Just my two cents here. I installed soaker hoses in my garden several years ago and love it. Wait till the season is over and the local stores will discount the hoses and timers just so they...
07-11-06, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By Curious Homeowner

I appreciate your concern here however i was just...

I appreciate your concern here however i was just using the product that was used on my familys farm. Guess I'm from the old School. Sevin was used widely on the farm that I know of for over 40...
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