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I am using Roxio Easy VHS to DVD usb adapter,...

I am using Roxio Easy VHS to DVD usb adapter, connected to 8mm camcorder, with S-Video, and 3.5mm Audio. Saving the raw video in H.264 format. (other options were MPEG2, or WMV.)
My goal is to get...
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Posted By CarlR

Digitizing 8mm home videos

Hey guys,
I'm trying to digitize my families 8mm video recordings. I'd like to to find the best software to HD upscale, and stabilize the home recordings.
Any suggestions would be greatly...
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Posted By CarlR

TV/Chromecast as a home information display

I'd like to use a chromecast device on a TV as a sort of information board.
It could display an hourly weather forecast, with a state doppler radar image, so I could get an idea if it's bike riding...
05-06-17, 12:55 AM
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Posted By CarlR

Spa Dynasty Control panel replacement?

Hello,
I'm looking for an online source for a 2015 Windward model Canadian edition control panel. I picked this up for free from someone who didn't want to mess with it. He had a guy come out and...
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Posted By CarlR

Thanks XSleeper, appreciate the response. ...

Thanks XSleeper, appreciate the response.

Just an update, I found a tag on the trusses indicating the company that supplied them, along with a job #. I called them an spoke directly with one of...
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Posted By CarlR

Just how much weight can I hang from my trusses?

40x40 pole barn, 4/12 pitch, trusses spaced 4' apart, 5lbs/sq. ft. load rating.

I picked up a few bicycle lift hoists from harbor freight at 9 bucks a pop.

I plan to use them for a couple...
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Posted By CarlR

A camera system with a network capable DVR is...

A camera system with a network capable DVR is also a great way to monitor your home security.
I have an older dialer set up. It just calls me and plays a pre-recorded message. I can then access the...
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Posted By CarlR

Yeah, although I will be using it as more a hobby...

Yeah, although I will be using it as more a hobby bench, I was thinking along the same lines as far as using 2x6's on top, and just having some kind of 'cover' when needed.

I think I will go that...
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Posted By CarlR

Thanks guys, great suggestions. I realized...

Thanks guys, great suggestions.

I realized after reading my original post, I had mis-spoken. I had described the corner of my pole barn walls, thinking I could build off of those posts for a more...
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Posted By CarlR

New Work Bench Build, Any Tips?

I've been missing a proper work bench for far too long, and have decided this is the week one is going to be built.

I have very basic carpentry skills, just enough to get me by hopefully.

I'm...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-21-11, 07:27 PM
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Posted By CarlR

1 Whole House Tankless Heater, or 3 Point of Use Units?

I'm shopping for an electric tankless water heater.

2 Bathrooms, 1 kitchen sink, and one conventional washing machine. Small house at roughly 1000sq ft. 2 people, and using no more than one source...
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Posted By CarlR

The prices I listed were job's I've already got...

The prices I listed were job's I've already got completed.

For $2200 I got my house service upgraded from 100amp to 200amp, then they ran a 100amp sub panel out to the polebarn.
They had to...
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Posted By CarlR

Double Post. (mods please delete this if...

Double Post.
(mods please delete this if possible, thanks)
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Posted By CarlR

Thanks for the ideas Bud. 1) I'm planning on...

Thanks for the ideas Bud.

1) I'm planning on 2 220V outlets, 1 for a TIG welder, 1 for an air compressor (80gallon)

2) Can ya explain what ya mean by stubbing off the air connections down low?...
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Posted By CarlR

Designing the Ultimate Garage

Well I tried searching for some threads to give me ideas on designing my garage, but didn't come up with much.

I'll keep this pretty general, what would you want in your ultimate garage?

Here's...
12-13-08, 11:09 PM
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Posted By CarlR

Thanks, I'll look into that space, and tucking...

Thanks, I'll look into that space, and tucking the cable in the corner piece as well.
12-13-08, 11:22 AM
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Posted By CarlR

Well thanks for the response at least pcboss. ...

Well thanks for the response at least pcboss.

Well since nobody else could help out i ended up running the cable on the side of the house with wire molding, down to the basement.


Thanks for...
12-11-08, 07:21 PM
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Posted By CarlR

I've got the camera, cable, tv, fishtape, and...

I've got the camera, cable, tv, fishtape, and drill ready, and was kind of hoping to get this project done tonight ;)

Also, if I could get the cable from the roof overhang, to the basement, I'd be...
12-11-08, 06:05 PM
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Posted By CarlR

Need help running a cable

I am trying to run a cable from the underside of my roof's overhang, to a room inside on the first floor (it's a ranch w/ walkout bsmt)

It's a manufactured home, with a sealed attic.

Normally...
12-09-08, 12:02 AM
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Posted By CarlR

Thanks for the response. To answer your...

Thanks for the response.

To answer your question of "Why?", why does anybody have a hobby?

I guess I have to make it clear that I'm still brainstorming right now. I assumed my list of what I...
12-08-08, 12:42 PM
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Posted By CarlR

Heh, yeah. I've already got most of the equipment...

Heh, yeah. I've already got most of the equipment for it, and whatever I have to buy, will be at dealer's cost or better ;)
12-08-08, 12:02 PM
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Posted By CarlR

Alright I know what I want, where do I go from here?

This is a list of the things I would like a home computer to be able to do for me.

Based on what I was looking to do, I was hoping I could get some suggestions as to where I could go from here.
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11-30-08, 02:57 PM
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Posted By CarlR

I appreciate the help Patricia. I am a...

I appreciate the help Patricia.
I am a homeowner, looking for a program that'll allow me to visualize the projects I want to do, before I begin them. I'd also like it to be able to give me an idea...
11-30-08, 12:37 AM
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Posted By CarlR

Looking for home and landscape software

I am looking for a suggestion as to what program would best suit me.

I don't want real cheap quality, then again I don't want to spend a fortune on software that will be outdated in a couple years...
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Posted By CarlR

Designing a 40'X48' Pole Barn, Need Help With Roof

Hey folks, I was hoping I could get some help with deciding what pitch I would need, on a metal roof for the pole barn I'm going to have built. See what I'd like to do, is have enough room on the...
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