Around Waynos house

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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:25 pm

The pond has frozen over except for where the water from the filters drops into the water.
It is so thick I believe I could walk on it if I tried.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:02 pm

Here are the fish.

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Postby DRIVEN » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:42 pm

Looks cool...and cold.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:36 pm

I had an issue with the pond last night, it got down to 14 degrees and where the water comes out if the filters it plugged/froze up and blocked the water from getting out of the filters, the filters over flowed onto the ground, but the in-feed to the pump is near the surface, so the pump went dry, that way it don't pump all the water out of the pond, I lost 4/5 inches of water, so I broke the ice layer up on half the pond to raise the water level in the pond so the in-feed would be under water again, I don't want to put tap water with chlorine in the pond right now and stress the fish.
The ice layer is around 3 or more inches thick, the air between the layer of ice and the water is how much water I lost.
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It's supposed to rain next week, that will re-fill the pond if it rains hard enough.
I put a fish tank heater in the outlet tube, I am hoping that will keep it from freezing up tonight, otherwise I might have to turn off the pump when I go to bed tonight.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:04 pm

Lost power for around 30 minutes, just when I had everything going so I could have even watched TV the power came back on. :( :lol:
I have an inverter, it runs off 12 volts, and I have a lot of vehicles around here with batteries, I might have lasted a week if I just kept the house warm, the groceries could have been kept outside, and I don't actually need TV to survive, the computer was on a backup battery so it was not effected, although with the modem plugged in, it said I only had 51 to 61 minutes on the battery before auto shut down.
It was interesting, I was looking at an electrical devise when the power went out and I seen a spark.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:43 am

I was asked this question today, "If you have one million dollars what would you buy first? - A house?".
The first thing I thought of was sad, I thought buy a politician so I could turn that one million into ten million.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby DRIVEN » Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:41 am

Man, don't get me started.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:08 pm

I am supposed to start hauling firewood home tomorrow, the tree is around 3/4 feet at the base, it was really tall.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby Taterhead » Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:07 am

Time to welcome more bruises and ibuprofen.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby DRIVEN » Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:48 pm

Gonna be a toasty winter.
Funny how pain is so often the price of comfort.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:40 pm

I think it was around two and a half cord, took around 7 hours to load it and unload it and get it in my back yard sorta stacked, it was 3 regular loads that didn't need strapped down.
I am not taking Plavix anymore so I am not bruising like I was before.

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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:02 pm

So I moved another 2+ cords of half dried wood out from in front of my window and put it on top and behind the fresh wood, my back yard is looking better and better every weekend.

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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby DRIVEN » Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:16 pm

Get all that heavy work done. It's fixin' to get hot down there.
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Postby wayno » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:01 pm

It was over 90 when I finished, I would split one and stack it then go inside and drink a lot of water, sit in front of the computer for 10 minutes and then repeat the process all over again, I could not get the rounds all the way on top, so I split them.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby DRIVEN » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:04 pm

Don't feel like you need to impress me.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:19 pm

I will not likely burn any of this wood this coming winter, it is for the winter of 2018/19.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:35 pm

It says it is 108 degrees in my back yard right now.
Tropical fish could live in my pool right now, the water is 79 degrees.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby DRIVEN » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:55 pm

Ewwweeee! Only 99 here right now.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby wayno » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:01 pm

It's dropped 5 degrees, it's now 103 at 6pm in my back yard.
It's 82 in the house, I have the AC on medium, it was 83 degrees 4 hours ago, I guess it's not that great of an AC.
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Re: Around Waynos house

Postby Taterhead » Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:08 am

Ugh, I can't wait till winter. Heat index here was over 105 for 3 days last week. That would be fine if there was no humidity. We call it "air you can wear".

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