Favorite team:LSU 
Location:On da bayou
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Interests:LSU, fishing, hunting, sports
Occupation:Field Engineer
Number of Posts:917
Registered on:7/11/2009
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re: New construction - run coax? - KingofZydeco
[quote]conduit/PVC under width of driveway[/quote] +1... I’m in the process of installing a driveway gate with gate opener. I had to run conduit under the 12-13’ driveway for the opener and it was a huge PITA. ...
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re: WiFi garage door opener - KingofZydeco
I’m using SmartThings hub at my house, but apparently you have to use IFTTT to interface. I’ll probably be happy just using Alexa and the native app when needed. ...
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WiFi garage door opener - KingofZydeco
Does anyone have any experience with these EWeLink Relay WiFi switches? [link=(http://ewelink.coolkit.cc/?p=143)]LINK[/link] I plan on using it for a electric driveway gate opener. I just hook it to the “push button” terminals of the control board. Seems like a no brainer for only $13. I...
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re: Is Insignia A Decent TV? - KingofZydeco
I got one about 4 yrs ago for a garage setup like you. 50”. I’ve been happy. I recently moved and have it setup under a covered patio. It’s still going strong. ...
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re: Metal Residential Fencing question (post spacing) - KingofZydeco
Trying to keep it classy looking.... even if I did chainlink.... I’ll need to decide on how to split the posts. ...
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Metal Residential Fencing question (post spacing) - KingofZydeco
I’m working on installing metal/iron driveway gate and fencing on the side of my house. Currently there is a wooden fence on property line then my house on the other. Fence-10’-12’(driveway)-14’-house. My question is how I should manage how long the fence panels should be on each side of the dri...
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re: Fishing WBR parish Suggestion - KingofZydeco
Haha thanks. Figured I’d check since it’s be pretty convenient to take the bikes. ...
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Fishing WBR parish Suggestion - KingofZydeco
I was looking for some advice on public fishing spots in WBR parish to take a 4yr old. He got himself his first fishing pole for Christmas and I want to take him somewhere close by. I live in Brusly right off river road by the MS River levee. Does anyone fish the bar pit on the other side of the...
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re: Long Term Capital Gains Question - KingofZydeco
Thanks all for the reply. Looks like I’m saving $1k in capital gains this year !!!!!...
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Long Term Capital Gains Question - KingofZydeco
I'm reading that the income level for MFJ 0% long term capital gain rate is $0-77,200. I'm trying to figure out if if that listed income is pre or post taking my standard deduction. I looked online and can't seem to find an exact answer. I imagine this is a pretty simple question for the money b...
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re: Best place around BR to get a Christmas tree? - KingofZydeco
Thanks All!...
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re: Pension or Lump Sum? - KingofZydeco
are you 30 years old or 65? Probably need to know that to figure what would be the best option. That being said.... I'd likely go for the 1 million $ lump sum... Assuming you could average a 6% return on that 1 million per year, you would never touch the principle pulling out 60k per year. ...
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re: Online ChemE degrees - KingofZydeco
I'm a ChE graduate from LSU as well. The program is not setup for someone working full time. Looking back on my time there, I don't think I ever meet or heard of someone working full time while going through the program (particularly the last 2-2.5 years). I would be in the same boat as well reg...
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re: Building a Plex library - KingofZydeco
Earlycuyler3 Any more invites??? Would be much appreciated!!! Kingofzydecotd@gmail.com...
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re: Torrent Newbie - KingofZydeco
Thanks. I’ll take any invites I can get! I definitely won’t have a problem seeding.... planning on leaving the desktop computer running 24/7...
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Torrent Newbie - KingofZydeco
I just got a desktop computer for the wife’s pictures/etc. I haven’t had a personal (non work) computer for a long time, and now I want to get into DL torrents / building a Plex library. Back in they day, I got a letter from my ISP for downloading movies, but I know things have changed since then....
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re: Must haves when outfitting a home with "smart" devices? - KingofZydeco
[quote]alarm[/quote] Look into konnected for an alarm if you have an old wired system. Its basically plug/play replacement of your current alarm board and connects to Smartthings. You can use the free smarthome monitor to monitor your home, and they have a new add-on for professional monitoring for...
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re: What features would you consider when looking for a photo editing laptop? - KingofZydeco
Consider a desktop? Bigger screen ... cheaper? ...
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