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re: Simple HSA Question - Account Transfers - swanny297
Yep - keep good records my HSA was audited a couple years ago due to a reporting error from my bank - I had to prove each dollar went to an eligible medical expense as outlined in my companies benefit summary. ...
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re: Towing with a 2015 Colorado - swanny297
Tongue weight - it is easy to check your actual payload - fill your truck up and drive on a scale with just you - subtract this weight from your GVWR and the difference is your payload. This gets eaten up quickly by tongue weight, passengers, and junk in the back of your truck - usually this is exce...
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re: Towing with a 2015 Colorado - swanny297
I am going to guess braking and acceleration were affected by payload not capacity. 9 out 10 times you will exceed your payload long before capacity. Pin weight is usually 15-20% of trailer weight, your payload left with 2 guys in the truck is probably 1000lbs or less ...
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re: Canada pet meds - swanny297
Pay a little extra from your vet or 1-800 Pet meds if your dog gets fleas or heart worms you won't have to pay for care at the vet. ...
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re: Raising Chickens - swanny297
I feed mine purina layena plus - it has omega 3 a little more expensive but I don't have to supplement with anything and my RIRs lay big brown eggs with excellent shells just another option if you don't have a bunch of birds. A 50lb bag is about $25 bucks but lasts my 6 hens 6-8wks depending on temp...
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re: Raising Chickens - swanny297
How old are they? Once they reach about 18wks you need to switch over to a laying feed if you have hens. Scratch grains are ok but the don't provide any calcium or vitamins for strong shells....
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re: Buying a 3/4 ton Pick up - swanny297
I am a Ram guy so a 2500 power wagon would be my choice but that is powered by the 6.4L hemi, lots of trim and comfort options available in the diesel models as well. ...
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re: airstream travel trailer advice - swanny297
If you are open to other manufacturers the Winnebago mini line up is pretty nice - there will be times where the weather will keep you cooped up in the trailer, plus having full bathroom facilities is a plus. ...
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re: Vivint Thermostat Control - swanny297
General Thermostat V2 z-wave radio thermostat company ...
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re: Vivint Thermostat Control - swanny297
I will check when I get home we had ours installed in 2012 so probably an early model ...
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Vivint Thermostat Control - swanny297
We cancelled our Vivint service as it was expensive for what we had and we were out of contract. Is there anyway to retain the function of the thermostat since I don't have access to the app anymore or should I just replace it? ......
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Vivint Thermostat without monitoring service - swanny297
We cancelled our Vivint service as it was expensive for what we had and we were out of contract. Is there anyway to retain the function of the thermostat since I don't have access to the app anymore or should I just replace it? ...
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re: You think this truck is totalled? - swanny297
[quote]He was wearing a seatbelt but he still broke his nose in 3 places. I still have not figured out how his head hit the steering wheel with his seat belt on. He is ok though.[/quote] If the impact broke his nose there is a good chance that there could be neck/back issues that may not present ...
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re: Recommendations on a zero turn mower - swanny297
Gravely ZTHD 60"...
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re: Gas Pole Saw - swanny297
I have the same attachment for my Stihl power head great saw, we also bought the 3ft extension which isn't the traditional metal but a light weight version works well...
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re: Question - F150 'bouncing' more than it used to - swanny297
I have Bilsteins all the way around with a 4" lift rides a little better than stock height with factory shocks. I had the front struts done first to level it, than added the lift and rear Bilsteins about a year later. Great investment in my opinion ...
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re: Looking for advice re: online job applications - swanny297
Always when submitting a resume, haven't had to fill out many job applications those usually came if they were getting ready to hire and do a background check....
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re: Chase Sapphire Reserve question - swanny297
If your skymiles number is listed on your amex or you get miles dumped each month to your balance you can use the free luggage - We do it a lot and I don't carry many delta miles ...
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re: Dog Bites Man on Flight - swanny297
[quote] "Service Dogs"[/quote] They are not even close to a service dog, service dogs cost thousands and require very specific training and family placement (We almost got one for our oldest son and we have a nephew that has one). You can buy an ESD vest from Amazon and pay a small fee....
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re: New pool owner-advice on furniture and accessories - swanny297
Spend the money upfront on a goid cleaner. ...
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