Favorite team:LSU 
Location:Baton Rouge (Oak Hills)
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Interests:Cypress Bayou Casino
Occupation:Electrical Engineer
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Registered on:6/8/2006
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Architect recommendations in Baton Rouge for house addition - DrewTheEngineer
Looking to possibly expand an older, late 50's house, in Baton Rouge. Looking for direction / advice/ estimates from an architect and or contractor. TIA .......
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re: PSA: Tool is available to stream on Spotify now - DrewTheEngineer
It's on Google Play Music now also....
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Looking for a good geese repellent - DrewTheEngineer
I live near a lake with plenty of geese, and lately they have invaded my yard. Short of a physical barrier, is there something I can put down or spray to keep them out? TIA...
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re: Wimbledon 2019 -- The Unofficial Thread - DrewTheEngineer
Venus is 39. Her first round opponent is 15. Could this be the largest age differential in a grand slam match?...
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re: EBR Power Outage Check In - DrewTheEngineer
Oak Hills here. Power off 4:30 to 6:30. One of Entergy's robocalls said it would be off until tomorrow at 2PM, but I guess that was an error....
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Help me plan my San Diego vacation itinerary - July 5 through 11 - DrewTheEngineer
Will be in San Diego Friday July 5th through Thursday July 11th, with kids (9 and 7) The following are the main activities we are planning: - San Diego Zoo - Safari Park - Sea World - Lego Land - Midway Aircraft Carrier Considering that we'll be there over July 4th weekend, what place(s) ...
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re: Anyone here have a Toro smartstow? I need a mower that doesn't take up space - DrewTheEngineer
I've had one for about 3 years now. No problems, always starts and runs good. My previous Toro lasted about 10 years, so I'll probably be a Toro customer for life. As others have said, the Briggs and Stratton engines are rock solid. As to the storage, I have very little space, so the vertical ...
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re: Completely different songs- Same Title - DrewTheEngineer
How about 2 different songs with the same title, back to back on the charts ... [link=(https://www.billboard.com/charts/hot-100/1990-06-30)]Billboard Chart June 1990[/link] Hold On by Wilson Phillips and Hold On by En Vogue...
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re: Purchased house with older pool in BR - Want to have it inspected and need recs - DrewTheEngineer
I don't really have any recommendations for you (as far as inspectors/contractors go), but I'm curious as to the condition of the pool. My house was built in 1959, and when I bought it in 2005, the pool was in terrible condition. The plaster was bad, the coping blocks were loose and falling apa...
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Where to stay in San Diego in July? - DrewTheEngineer
Will be there July 5 through 11. 3 adults, 2 kids. We have activities planned all over the area (i.e. Zoo, Sea World, Lego Land, etc.). We will have a rental car. Thanks in advance. ...
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re: Most random places in Texas - DrewTheEngineer
Spur ... Bud Davis was from there...
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re: Pool questions - DrewTheEngineer
My pool is roughly that size, but I use chlorine, and honestly it's pretty easy to take care of. I drop 3 large cups of shock in every Thursday night, and keep 3 chlorine tablets in the floating chlorinator, and that is all it takes to keep the algae out. I buy all my chlorine at Sams. I also dro...
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re: Ranking Stephen King's Novels - DrewTheEngineer
I'll list the ones that I've read from most favorite to least favorite (I'm including novellas): 1) The Long Walk - I've read this at least 5 times, never gets old to me ... feel like I know the characters. 2) Pet Semetary - Read this in high school, never watched the movie. 3) Salems Lot - Grea...
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Recommendations on outdoor refrigerators - DrewTheEngineer
Looking for a compact fridge to go in a 24" wide space under the back patio, with no counter on top. Mainly looking for something to store water and other drinks. Don't want or need a freezer area. Should I buy something that is outdoor rated? I don't mind paying more if I know it will last, b...
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Any advice for growing Indian Hawthorns? - DrewTheEngineer
I have a row of them that I planted about 3 years ago, and they have hardly grown at all, and are not very leafy. They get full sun. Any tips for helping them grow? ...
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re: Radiant barrier insulation - does it really work? - DrewTheEngineer
I've had it for about 7 or 8 years now ... - My energy bills were never really excessive, but my air conditioner always struggled to keep the house cool, and that is why I put the barrier up. With the barrier, the air conditioner definitely seems to work less, and can keep up even on days over 95 ...
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re: If you need a leaf blower, buy this one - DrewTheEngineer
I have the Hitachi also, and highly recommend it. It's light and easy to handle, and usually only takes one pull to start it....
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Going to Forest Hills for a few trees - need trailer or truck ok? - DrewTheEngineer
Going this weekend to pickup 2 sweet olives (30 gallon) and one drake elm (30 gallon). Will that be too big to lay down in a full size pickup, or should I plan on bringing a trailer? TIA .......
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Recommend tree farms / planters in Baton Rouge area - DrewTheEngineer
Looking to a get drake elm and possibly one or two date palms put in. TIA.......
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Care for a 3 year old drake elm that wants to lean - DrewTheEngineer
I have a 3 year old drake elm that wants to lean every time the wind blows hard. I had it staked down, but there is so much foliage on it catching the wind, it will pull the stakes out of the ground. It interesting because it just seems to pivot in the ground, even though it is quite large and t...
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