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Forum: Vintage RV's 12-02-2019, 08:32 AM
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Posted By cwk
Wow! :nonono: You may have just saved some...

Wow! :nonono:

You may have just saved some lives. :bow:

Looking back, I think every used house that we bought, a prior owner had done something really stupid with the wiring. It's always scary....
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-25-2019, 10:57 AM
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Posted By cwk
Yup! 90+ degrees after lunch. Afternoon...

Yup! 90+ degrees after lunch. Afternoon thunderstorm drops the temps into the 70's. Then the clouds disappear, the sun makes the puddles disappear, the roads are dry, the grass is dry, and it's back...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-23-2019, 03:32 PM
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Posted By cwk
That photo looks great! :dance:

That photo looks great! :dance:
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-03-2019, 11:02 AM
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Posted By cwk
:thumb::thumb: I do a similar thing with...

:thumb::thumb:

I do a similar thing with woodworking tools. I have a couple of routers and installed bits that are dedicated to their unique tasks. It eliminates a lot of changeover and setup...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-21-2019, 08:14 AM
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Posted By cwk
Two thoughts jump to mind: 1) Is there room...

Two thoughts jump to mind:

1) Is there room inside the island cabinet to reroute the pipes? (Or, is the current location completely out in the open?)

2) If this is a work area where Glenda will...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-14-2019, 09:27 AM
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Posted By cwk
I always thought that if I had the opportunity to...

I always thought that if I had the opportunity to build a house on a slab up north, I would want to add radiant floor heating. I experienced it first hand back in the 60's and thought it was great....
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-02-2019, 11:13 PM
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Posted By cwk
Thanks for sharing!!! :thumb::thumb::thumb:

Thanks for sharing!!! :thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-15-2019, 03:58 PM
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Posted By cwk
A few weeks ago, I had a customer ask me if this...

A few weeks ago, I had a customer ask me if this "internet thing" would ever catch on. Hmm... :whistling:




Ya think?! :facepalm: :D
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-12-2018, 01:12 PM
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Posted By cwk
Brob, Just to jump in here for a minute. You may...

Brob, Just to jump in here for a minute. You may already know this... There are PTC (Push To Connect) fittings for PEX. Simply cut the tubing square and insert the pipe. The pipe can be disconnected...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-16-2018, 10:31 PM
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Posted By cwk
A bit more reading about the feeders... The...

A bit more reading about the feeders...

The nectar does not need a color. Having red near the feeder will attract the hummingbird to the area. Then he will search for the food source. So, painting...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-16-2018, 10:20 PM
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Posted By cwk
Just for fun, while sortof watching the Olympics...

Just for fun, while sortof watching the Olympics on tv, I did a search for color info and hummingbirds. What I found says that yellow is the correct color to attract bees (and wasps?). Red is the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-11-2018, 06:15 PM
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Posted By cwk
Wow! I was referring to the use of the beer...

Wow! I was referring to the use of the beer bottles as feeders. I never thought of fermented feed. I wonder if the same thing happened when we made sugar water for our hummingbirds years ago....
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-11-2018, 12:33 PM
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Posted By cwk
Packaging idea:??? :whistling: "Safe for...

Packaging idea:??? :whistling:

"Safe for ALL Hummingbirds. Non-Alcoholic Recipe Included."

Maybe the recipe could be part of the decal (applied on the back of the bottle)?

Folks wouldn't...
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-09-2018, 09:23 AM
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Posted By cwk
What about using Reflectix installed about an...

What about using Reflectix installed about an inch or so underneath the roof metal? I've played around with it a bit on my metal building and it does reflect a lot heat installed this way. It might...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-26-2017, 08:04 AM
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Posted By cwk
Wow, Harvey. Thanks for sharing the memories....

Wow, Harvey. Thanks for sharing the memories. And, the photos. It's obvious you inherited some of Mom's creativity. :thumb:
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-08-2017, 01:04 PM
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Posted By cwk
Harvey, We dragged ourselves into the 21st...

Harvey,

We dragged ourselves into the 21st century a few years ago. Here are some thoughts based on our experiences.

Television:
Just for fun... Try connecting a TV Antenna (remember those?)...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-04-2017, 11:26 AM
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Posted By cwk
Harvey, I did not go back and re-read the...

Harvey,

I did not go back and re-read the older posts on the gas issue, but...

Is the valve at the tank open completely?
Is there an adequate amount of gas in the tank? Not near empty?
Are...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-02-2017, 04:38 PM
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Views: 308,840
Posted By cwk
Now, you could call your rig "A Coach With No...

Now, you could call your rig "A Coach With No Name" but that doesn't exactly roll of the tongue easily, does it. :whistling:

Well, my TT doesn't have name either. Maybe if/when we get a Class A,...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-02-2017, 04:18 PM
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Posted By cwk
Not a problem. Good memories. Might make for a...

Not a problem. Good memories. Might make for a long campfire story. It involves driving school buses in the early 1970's and driving in the snow. All good. :thumb:
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-02-2017, 01:25 PM
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Posted By cwk
Now I have the tune of "A Horse with No Name"...

Now I have the tune of "A Horse with No Name" running through my head! :facepalm: :D

Fortunately, I like the song. :thumb:
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-02-2017, 08:42 AM
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Views: 308,840
Posted By cwk
I have no personal experience on this, but from...

I have no personal experience on this, but from reading a number of posts about hot water heaters not working...

Could there be a spider or spider web in the tubing that is blocking/limiting the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-27-2017, 08:44 PM
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Views: 308,840
Posted By cwk
Wow. That compartment lid is pretty. It's almost...

Wow. That compartment lid is pretty. It's almost a shame it will be hidden. Nice work. :thumb:
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-25-2017, 11:02 AM
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Views: 308,840
Posted By cwk
Harvey, Just a crazy thought. Jane's chassis...

Harvey,

Just a crazy thought. Jane's chassis is a Spartan, right? Would Spartan have wiring diagrams available? Here is the link to their RV support page with email address and phone numbers.
...
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