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re: Grass plugs vs grass seed? - LSUtigerME on 5/6/21 at 9:08 pm
[quote]Zoysia or Kentucky Bluegrass/ perennial rye[/quote] Those are very different varieties. From my understanding, cold season grasses are very easy to grow from seeds and like a higher HOC. Zoysia is a warm season grass and as mentioned only one seeded variety (which is unavailable right now). ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: I own a truck, should I buy a commuter car? - LSUtigerME on 5/1/21 at 9:50 pm
Yeah realized I flubbed it all up, but didn’t want to delete it. Looking at KBB, a 5 year old truck with 100k miles vs one with 40k miles is worth about a $10k difference. While the fuel savings is not a lot, $600/year is not “nothing”. For a typical married male > 25 and a 3rd vehicle, that’s...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: I own a truck, should I buy a commuter car? - LSUtigerME on 5/1/21 at 7:47 pm
It’s actually pretty easy to quantify... Let’s assume the truck gets 20 mpg. The new car gets 32 mpg. Even if not exact, let’s assume a 12 mpg difference. You mentioned the car would see 12,000 miles per year, difference of your current 20k on truck vs future 8k. 12,000 miles per year, at ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Recommend an undercounter nugget ice maker - LSUtigerME on 4/30/21 at 3:40 pm
I have the Hoshizaki, 2 years so far with no issues. Only minor inconvenience is the ice will “stick” to the bin and bridge itself, which causes it to run longer than necessary and overfill. This really only happens if we don’t use it for a while and break up the ice....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: The idea of working multiple remote jobs - LSUtigerME on 4/29/21 at 11:02 pm
[quote]Yet another reason the “work from home” idea is utter shite.[/quote] Is it? Or the archaic idea that someone needs to have their arse in seat in an office for 8+ hours a day to accomplish the same 2.5 hours of actual tasks?...
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re: Non-apple wireless Airpods for iphone - suggestions - LSUtigerME on 4/29/21 at 10:14 pm
[quote]On the normal Airpods can you hear any music if you were to use them when doing something like cutting grass?[/quote] I cut grass with mine all the time. Music is fine and you can hear it pretty well. When I listen to a podcast, sometimes it can be hard to make out individual words and I’ll ...
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re: Who’s financed a pool? - LSUtigerME on 4/26/21 at 8:36 pm
All the contractors I’ve spoken to recommend Lyon Financial and say it’s the only one they’d use. That’s who I’m planning on using vs a HELOC or anything. I refinanced recently so could get the HELOC/HE Loan without the appraisal....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Tankless Water Heater - Yes or no? - LSUtigerME on 4/26/21 at 8:34 pm
Tankless needs electricity to operate (even gas ones) or at least a battery backup. If you need two tanks, I’d suggest a hybrid arrangement. One tankless for the primary bathroom, and a tank for the other side of house. I wish I had gone with that instead of two tanks. I evaluated a large tankles...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: MSM Turf Herbicide - LSUtigerME on 4/26/21 at 2:49 pm
[quote]Do you know the knozzle's application rate? .33, .5, .67, or 1 gallon per minute?[/quote] The pump is 2.0 GPM, but not sure through the nozzle. I’ll test it in a little bit. Is the goal to get a set weight of product per area of lawn or a set dilution rate of the chemicals? Because I also...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: MSM Turf Herbicide - LSUtigerME on 4/26/21 at 12:25 pm
I’ll be applying the MSM and Sedgehammer mix soon. Do you apply them at their normal rate? I’ll be mixing in a 15 gal container so a little more leeway in accuracy. Is MSM by weight or volume? Since it’s granules I assume it’s a weight basis, but people mixing “teaspoon” and ounces and grams tend...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: ISO Contractor for Topdressing (Prairieville) - LSUtigerME on 4/25/21 at 9:09 pm
[quote]Seeking recommendations on someone who can come topdress my lawn. '~9k sqft and mason sand already on site. Prairieville. [/quote] I’d suggest reaching out to the sod companies and see if they have any recommendations. This is a really small job for a material/heavy equipment type company, a...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Are the GM 8-speeds junk? - LSUtigerME on 4/25/21 at 12:24 pm
There’s lots of mixed complaints about the 8-sp. I have a ‘19 5.3L with the 8-sp and don’t have any real major complaints. As mentioned before it can feel clunky at times if it gets “confused” with rapidly changing speeds. For 99% of the time it’s not a problem. I also haven’t seen any reports of pe...
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re: Home appraisals-how are comps pulled for houses in rural areas - LSUtigerME on 4/23/21 at 8:07 pm
I struggled with this as well. Appraiser wouldn’t expand his area for me and had to make a lot of adjustments on the comps he did find. He was willing to adjust the appraisal, but I had to provide alternative comps. Ultimately it cost me about 0.25% or $5k in points. I was pretty pissed. Lucked ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: What’s the point of a State Farm “Insurance Agent”? - LSUtigerME on 4/21/21 at 2:28 pm
[quote]What’s the point of a State Farm “Insurance Agent”?[/quote] I never appreciated (or even spoke to) my actual SF Agent until I had a lightning strike and fire at my house. This agent I’ve never seen or spoken to was one of the first people at the house. She called several companies such as...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Spray foam retrofit cost? - LSUtigerME on 4/19/21 at 9:28 pm
[quote]We have a bedroom/gameroom above our garage[/quote] Do you have kneewalls or is it all roof exposure? Regardless, this will always be subject to temperature swings. It’s exposed to the worst conditions on every surface: walls, floor, and ceiling. With kneewalls, at least you should have acce...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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