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Discussion in 'Personal Promotion' started by Tidgy's Dad, Jul 14, 2015.

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    you can run a cord for short term just don't go cheap. Heavy gauge wire costs more per foot with a better outdoor cover. I recommend a 10/3 (10 gauge wire) 15A I use this to supply power to my shed since I am too cheap and lazy to trench out a real line. I use a compressor and see no dimming (power draw) in my old flourecent lights. The outer coating is UV resistant and I am on year 15 with it. Awesome for power outages since our neighborhood has thevens on one transformer and the odds on the other. After more than a few hurricanes that baby has snaked across the street to borrow/give power. The orange cords are good for LED christmas lights
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    Okay I managed to get home with enough light. Here is the box. I put the insulation on the bottom of the inner box as well but i will need to take it off as it has caused the box to stop the top from closing properly. 20190424_173540.jpeg 20190424_173551.jpeg 20190424_173619.jpeg 20190424_173622.jpeg 20190424_173627.jpeg
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    Fascinating! Thank you for a lovely glimpse of a part of the world that I have never visited! :)
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    Noted. Thank you.
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    Yea you have to take a coffee break now and then...
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    You guys know the 40’ sea container that’s in my backyard? Well, apparently on Saturday a few guys are coming to cut it in half and haul it away! Then they’re going to weld it back together for their use.
    I’m kinda nervous but excited!
    Then,the work begins to grade and build a new enclosure for all 5 tortoises!
    I’ll definitely be taking pics!
    Thank goodness you can drive on our property.
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    Still at car wash. I was dying in the sun so I took a walk and got light headed because I’m on a very low calorie diet. I walked back and found a breezy shaded spot.
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    Looks like a dangerous situation to me...poor guy...
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    Yayyy. That must be a huge relief.
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    I bet I’d love Wales too! “The only thing better than mountains are mountains” — a Georgian* proverb.
    * referring to Georgia the country, another mountainous place of the world. :) Georgians tend to be over the top when it comes to their mountains.
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    Be careful please. We don't want to loose you.
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    As the insulation for underneath?
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    Not cool. Why is it taking so long?
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    Very true and difficult for me since I have such a wide range of ages!!!
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    Yes since you can't use the thicker insulation. Brown paper is somewhat insolating. Maybe even 2 layers if you can and it doesn't get wet. It's just a thought. Usually free too. If you can get it where you are.
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    That is a really good idea. Thanks.
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    Then I'm glad I said it. Hope it works for you.
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    Does that mean they love Lego land better then you?

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