anuvaka

jC The Gold Star Guy! 12-2-06

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Sat Jan 13

NL

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 3:51 AM

odd one

nice visual puzzle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGMM2ZHVxHs

jC - i got 10

Thu Jan 11

NL

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 12:13 AM

Heat Wave!

Yesterday it was 38! today it was (wait for it) FORTY DEGREES!!!

I'M LOOKING FOR MY SHORTS AND SANDALS, MIGHT WANT TO CATCH UP ON MY TAN.
jC

Mon Jan 8

NL

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anuvaka replied to the Mind Meanderings board. 10:20 PM

Re: joinery and construction

Can you build a modern construction with green wood?

Well, you can.
In two years you will have some repairs to do. By about 5 years you will have a lot more work, twisting beams, wall board popping, and walls going out of plumb. Soon [more]

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anuvaka replied to the Mind Meanderings board. 8:03 PM

Re: joinery and construction

You CAN NOT build with green wood and expect it to last, with today's construction methods.


Post and Beam predates modern construction techniques and rules. It is Not uncommon for post and beam construction to last over 100 years [more]

Sun Jan 7

NL

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 10:27 PM

joinery and construction

A good explanation of how wood (trees) dry, retain their structure or crack and split in their first three years.
Also points out how we build too fast, and it lasts less time, Plus we use incomplatible materials like steel supports to wood that [more]

Fri Jan 5

NL

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anuvaka replied to the Mind Meanderings board. 7:48 PM

Re: *cold*

coldest I've ever felt was -18 with 35 mph winds.

Coldest I ever felt was in Canada on a service call. Dressed for winter, nice car, puzzled why there were posts in front of each parking space. (outlets for crankcase [more]

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anuvaka replied to the Mind Meanderings board. 7:31 PM

Re: Farm Bot

IMPO, stupid things humans come up with to save... NOTHING

wait till it needs batteries.

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anuvaka replied to the Mind Meanderings board. 8:48 AM

Re: *cold*

It did get to 5F ~5 AM, w ind was 5 mph then. But it has been gusty on and off all night and morning. "feels like" -1
currently 8F feels like 7'
I think that wind monitor is wrong, it karped out a year ago.
jC

NL

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anuvaka replied to the Mind Meanderings board. 8:41 AM

Re: Farm Bot

I'm thinking I agree.
Their system cost something under $3k, it may be helpful in watering or stomping weeds into the ground, but I don't see any guarantee or a way to pick off insects.
seeds, shovel and a few poles are cheap, why [more]

Thu Jan 4

NL

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 11:09 PM

*cold*

Serious Cold. Currently 15 degrees, 5 predicted. Wind is low, abt. 5 mph, but supposed to be more.
How cold is that? My insurance company called to recommend keeping the thermostat above 68 to prevent frozen pipes and telling me to 'get home [more]

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 6:00 AM

things change with age

you really have to look.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW79kHsfiFY

jC

NL

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 5:27 AM

tune of today

good music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_GpqDCs8ys

jC

Wed Jan 3

NL

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 7:55 PM

Farm Bot

This might be more complicated than presented, but it could take the labor out of gardening.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqYrAWssrrY

what do you think?
jC

NL

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anuvaka posted to the Architecture board. 6:42 PM

Dutch Bunker

Unused Dutch Bunker transformed to a get away hotel you can rent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qg5l_R0lYKs

jC

Tue Jan 2

NL

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anuvaka replied to the Mind Meanderings board. 8:40 PM

Re: A wood gas generator...

On TEOTWAWKI there was a long discussion on the Best storage fuel for emergencies. Gasoline lasts about a year, Fuel oil (diesel) had a lot of acceptance, natural gas did well but the supply was questioned, propane got an honorable mention except in [more]

Mon Jan 1

NL

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anuvaka replied to the Mind Meanderings board. 4:59 PM

Re: A wood gas generator...

Why did you choose wood gas?
I suppose this is for emergency service so a200 gallon propane tank, distiling ethanol are all candidates. Even fuel oil is a choice.
Wood gas needs a real good filter to keep the engine from gunking up. It would [more]

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 4:44 PM

Happy!

Happy New Year!
I am awake and recovered.
The worst thing so far is It's COLD! ! It won't be out of the 20's till the end of the week (30 predicted) and single digits over night.
But Enjoy, it will be spring soon
jC

Wed Dec 27

NL

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anuvaka replied to the Censorship & Board Admin Issues board. 5:22 PM

Re: new Fool?

The problem somehow must be on your end.

Doesn't seem to be.
No new software installed, get another window opening every few pages of TMF i browse.
Are you using an ad blocker?
jC

NL

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anuvaka posted to the An Open Letter board. 1:40 AM

An Open Letter

Dear TMF,
So you think you can make the open boards more profitable by pop-ups and redirects to questionable 'products' ?
I think the corner pop-ups are annoying and keep re-appearing.
I did your " Survey " and the [more]

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anuvaka posted to the Mind Meanderings board. 1:27 AM

the NEW Fool?

dear MM
The recent pop-ups and screen redirects are really annoying, not a Fool type of thing.
So complain, I did.

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