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Tue Feb 24

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beaconclks replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 5:26 PM

Re: Well, that was close

Now I'm sure you can continue on with your ever more abstruse examples of how they can be abused ("they're going to take back the seats from my car! The GC uses a sub, who uses a sub, who uses a sub!") but the reality is that they are [more]

Sun Feb 15

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beaconclks replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:44 PM

Re: Plumbing Question

The water comes in through the floor of my basement which is heated. There are no visible leaks in my basement. The one thing I did notice is the water meter cover by the road was open and sticking up for the past few days. [more]

Thu Feb 12

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beaconclks replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:00 PM

Re: Wonder what his TMF handle is?

Twist? It's a tweet. I'm not twisting anything. All kinds of idiots tweet all kinds of idiotic things. Making sweeping generalizations about liberals or conservatives based on one or two or twenty stupid tweets is [more]

Tue Feb 10

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beaconclks replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:48 AM

Re: Gas fireplace

My DW has been out for the weekend so I have taken advantage, assumed the risk is as controlled as can be and run the system with the suspected solenoid unplugged. No issues. Doesn't prove it is the cause, but certainly leans it in that direction. [more]

Mon Feb 9

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beaconclks replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:00 PM

Re: Gas fireplace

I know little of these systems. Guess my concern is that we were not manipulating the flame or any controls when it went. There is only the manual adjustment on the thermostat for flame height, so can a solenoid blow like that? Curious what you [more]

Fri Jan 30

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beaconclks replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:51 PM

Re: Rolling Stones - I don't get it

I like Rolling Stones music - but I just don't see how it makes them some sort of legendary band.
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My best friend is a rabid Stones fan and probably knows more about them than they do about [more]

Fri Dec 26

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beaconclks replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:01 AM

Re: Don't Tread On My Obamacare

An Obamacare-created and taxpayer-funded insurance company in Iowa has been taken over by the state due to a financial crisis.

CoOportunity Health is Iowa’s insurance cooperative — a nonprofit insurance company created by the Affordable
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Wed Nov 26

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beaconclks replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:55 AM

Re: stabilizing an empty home for extended period

From a security standpoint, lights and timers are helpful, especially if the timers are rotated to different rooms for different times of the morning, evening, and night. That can include outside lights, too.

A radio/stereo/tv placed on [more]

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