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  2. Solar Heat Ice Fishing Shack

    We have a gas furnace too. But if it's sunny we run the entire house on solar. Heat and electric. It may not sound like much but in that 8x12 we have had days where we need to open windows. The one thing it won't do is throttle down or turn off until the sun goes down. I know it's a duh thing but a consequence you don't think of at the design phase. It was only an experiment for a larger project but turned out pretty cool. Something to do.
  3. Solar Heat Ice Fishing Shack

    This all sounds pretty darn sweet. You may want to start making and selling them. So, what heats the house at night when the sun goes down? Or did I miss something?
  4. Solar Heat Ice Fishing Shack

    Imagine just a black box with 2 holes at top and 2 at the bottom with a green house sheeting over the top. All 2x8 cedar and a piece of foam board.
  5. Solar Heat Ice Fishing Shack

    I have a pc type fan in each outlet pulling air through the panel. These are wired to the small solar panels that are behind the plastic sheeting. These are then wired to a snap switch that closes the circuit at 80F and off at 65F. So the fans won't turn on unless they have power supplied by their own solar panels and the temp inside the panel is 80F+. And ya just a pvc trim piece for a cleaner look. We did find that we needed to add just one layer of a ziplock bag to the outlet holes. Just any piece of thin plastic would do. This covered the holes to stop backfeeding at night. And once the fans kick on it's not a problem. I don't but it hasn't been bad at all. And if you drive north all day it actually works and the house is definitely warmer than the outside once we get there. The whole setup I have maybe $100-$200. The larger solar panel and dual battery system is a whole different deal.
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  7. I have given him a bunch of tips if he really took the time to read them before things went south. 1) Add more pictures and some from the sides. Right now all anyone can tell is their buying a hood, windshield and skis! 2) Take the old thin piece of rope off the bumper. 3) Post it on the site that sees a lot more sleds sold. And now. 4) Spend a few minutes and wipe it down clean and Armor-All it and may be spray a little black Rust-Oleum on the skis and other rust colored metal parts. But that all may be a little more work then he wants to put into getting it out of his garage. Do I have a little experience at buying and selling sleds over many years? Well this one I bought for $2,800. I used it for 3 years and put a few 1000 miles on it and sold it for $2,700 More our less 3 years rent for $100 bucks! Took that money plus $150 more and bought the other one below for $2,850 with only 122 miles on it and it is spotless. So in a few years guess what!
  8. New ice house law 11/20/2017

    Unfortunately this is probably very true.
  9. Sous Vide Turkey

    Whatever works for ya. To each his own, right? Lot of things on here that aren't my thing, but they keep jabbing right along.
  10. Bean 'n Ham soup

    I know one you can sing....but it's sad that he has to satirize a song of a musician that just passed away, though. Ah, he doesn't see it from your side Glenn, because it's not his side. If one of us had attempted a rhyme, in reference to him, he'd be all over it. He needs the site to run according to his views. He's a straight, upstanding fella, ya know. He said so. Maybe we should sing his song... but he'd go catatonic. I'm sure you've all heard it in the service. I am surprised it took him this long to jump in. . I will say a certain person(s) did sum it up in that PM, right on the ol' button. *BINGO*! Carry on! Maybe tomorrow I'll post that song on his thread.....
  11. Ohhh....no thanks.
  12. Sous Vide Turkey

    So does watching your food like a hawk using conventional methods. If you have to bag your food and submerge it in the fish tank to keep from burning it then cooking might not be your thing.
  13. Sous Vide Turkey

    Food poisoning.
  14. Why don't you help the man sell his sled. Can you do a meme of Franken grabbing it in the headlights?
  15. Apple -chicken 'n cheese casserole

    Has to do with Del's Donald Trump fascination.
  16. New ice house law 11/20/2017

    Yet.
  17. Bean 'n Ham soup

    Sing it reb and smurf Hello world, hear the song that we're singin' Come on, get happy A whole lotta lovin' is what we'll be bringin' We'll make you happy
  18. Apple -chicken 'n cheese casserole

    No. Made a typo and saw it right after posting so fixed it.
  19. Sous Vide Turkey

    I guess you are. Have you ever had food that was overcooked? Salmon, Chicken, Turkey? Gets sort of dry? Ever cook a beef roast and it is tough? Sous vide keeps that from happening
  20. Bean 'n Ham soup

    Not to change the subject but David Cassidy died.
  21. New ice house law 11/20/2017

    How does it work if your a non Minnesota resident bringing a house to MN?
  22. Bean 'n Ham soup

    DaveyDowner
  23. Bean 'n Ham soup

    So now you resort to name calling. Good one! If someone has an issue with me they can call me out on it. No problem here!
  24. Bean 'n Ham soup

    You gadflies can run a muck and pander for likes in your own threads more power to you. Nothing wrong with that. But when other members complain about their threads getting hijacked you have to see it from the other side as well.
  25. PF and I are going to race our sleds and portys to your spot up on Burnt!
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