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re: What TV antenna do I need? - Unobtanium
Check out this site [link=(http://www.antennaweb.org/)]LINK[/link] Good info on your local HD broadcast stations, and recommended antennas (powered, passive, etc.) Hope this helps....
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Flail vs Rotary Mower (Bushhog) - Unobtanium
Overall, is one style better than the other, or better at different things? Looking a new tractor package, need something to cut tall grass and weeds. TIA...
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re: Lightning damage to computer - how screwed am I? - Unobtanium
problem fixed - had a system drive partition still formatted FAT32....
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re: Lightning damage to computer - how screwed am I? - Unobtanium
Bump for another problem... Turns out the motherboard was fried (suspect network connection to UVerse router was the path), so I bought a new MB, CPU and memory. All peripherals still worked. Reinstalled Windows 7 (64 bit) since I'd already paid for it, everything is back to the way it was. No...
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re: Weber Genesis grill buyer FYI - Unobtanium
there's a guy on E-Bay that sells after-market flavorizer bars. He uses heavier gage stainless steel than Weber, perfect fit. Search for seller ID [b]rcplanebuyer[/b]....
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re: Lightning damage to computer - how screwed am I? - Unobtanium
will do - thanks to all for the hints :cheers:...
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re: Lightning damage to computer - how screwed am I? - Unobtanium
steady blink on/off, about once a second....
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Lightning damage to computer - how screwed am I? - Unobtanium
Lightning hit close by yesterday, zapped cable boxes, one TV and computer. Computer won't turn on, no fans, nothing, but the "power" LED on the motherboard is blinking (steady ON normally). I'm hoping this is a sign that just my power supply is fried - is this a good assumption? Help from the ...
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re: New Robert E. Lee high school being rebuilt in Baton Rouge. - Unobtanium
Yep, little Baton Rouge has an interesting past (at least to me). Back on topic - get rid of "Lee" Drive, make this and extension of College Drive, and kill two birds: - one less road that changes names across an intersection - the new school becomes "College High School" :cool:...
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re: New Robert E. Lee high school being rebuilt in Baton Rouge. - Unobtanium
[quote]Uh. no It's Robert E. Lee high school and it was Robert E. Lee high school when they built the original one on the 50's Who even told you that?[/quote] Well, yes and no. A map of Baton Rouge (such as it was) from 1929 (which predate the school by 25+ years) shows a Lee Drive, along with ...
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re: Help with Water Well Pump - Unobtanium
Thanks, but this pump is past obsolete. Installed in 1974 IIRC. Search continues......
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re: Help with Water Well Pump - Unobtanium
According to my dad it's a rotatingt mechanical seal (ceramic face, spring loaded). Pump is 40 years old, which makes the search more fun....
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re: Help with Water Well Pump - Unobtanium
Yes, also related to Costalotium. An old college professor's favorite term for the perfect conductor/insulator/etc. was "unobtanium" - back in the '70's. Then James Cameron stole it for Avatar....
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Help with Water Well Pump - Unobtanium
posted this on OT, who knows what responses I'll get. My folks have a water well (no access to "city water"), and the seal on the pump (Red Jacket brand) is leaking bad. Anyone have a lead on where I can find repair parts? I've got a few names from the yellow pages, but asking around can't hurt. ...
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re: Water well drillers BR area - Unobtanium
Somewhat related - where can I find repair parts for an older well pump (Red Jacket brand). Have a short list of places to call from Yellow Pages, but the OT's collective knowledge is vast, and sometimes a little scary. TIA....
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re: Forget the dress: is this cat going up or down stairs? - Unobtanium
Down....
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re: Boiling Crawfish on Natural Gas - Unobtanium
The burner is set up for normal residential gas pressure, about 6" water pressure. I ran a 3/4" line from the main line to the patio. All works well....
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re: Boiling Crawfish on Natural Gas - Unobtanium
BTU's are BTU's. You just need more orifice area with natural gas due to its lower heating value per volume versus propane. I've had one for 10 years, works like a champ. Looks like this (too lazy to post a pic): [link=(http://www.bayouboiler.com/photos/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Oakland intl airport - Unobtanium
OAK to Napa is a breeze compared to SFO. I don't remember the freeway numbers, but you hop onto one just east of the airport, then go north past Oakland, the Bay Bridge and Berkley. Go to Prager's Port Works and have a sip or two for me - thanks....
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re: ‘Best sex ever.’ Emma McCabe plans to marry a tree named Tim - Unobtanium
I am most disappointed in the OT. The question begs to be asked - WYHI (wood you hit it)?...
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