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About Hoey

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  • Birthday 08/11/1960

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    Maple Grove, MN and Rocky Pt, USA
  1. Gbh - Late Season

    Great question. Yes - In the morning it would come over the tree tops across the street/hwy, loop around over the pond, then around the front of the house, loop around back, and eventually land. When disturbed, it could easily lift off, fly. I was a little concerned that it was still around. It sure seemed to be picking and plucking its feathers a lot. Maybe a juvenile, a late bloomer?
  2. Gbh - Late Season

    We have had this Great Blue Heron hanging around our yard, mostly around the dock area to feed since it was not froze over. Last spotted on Sunday afternoon. I am sure it has pushed on with the snow, wind, and drop in temps.
  3. Solar Heat Ice Fishing Shack

    A damper could be placed inline with the supply air duct to either mix outdoor air or recirculated return air, this is air going into the panel. Modulate that damper with an actuator that is controlled by a simple temp sensor and modulating control, i.e. 0-10v signal.
  4. Hd Direct tv in a Fishhouse

    Digital antenna guy here. I had an RV, crank up antenna on my wheel house. Used it mostly in LOTW and was able to get 12 channels or so. The 4 broadcast, for profit CBS, NBC, ABC, and Fox plus the .orgs PBS, Native American channel, and dang - can't recall the others. Always worked fine. I believe there was a signal booster on it too. Had - sold it.
  5. Garmin aquires Navionics

    This leaves Lowrance on an island.
  6. Fireplace question

    I believe an outdoor rated unit would be able to withstand the elements, mainly moisture and water intrusion. So if it is going to be mounted under a roof and inside walls, then an indoor rated unit should be fine.
  7. Hand Grips

    Thank you. Please tell me more.
  8. Hand Grips

    Somehow one of my guests lost a hand grip off my '96 Panterra - how could you not notice a missing grip or realize it was loose. So now I have purchased a set of new grips and some grip glue. Prior to this I have never heard of grip glue. Does anyone have experience, lessons learned on gluing on new grips? I plan to bring the sled into a heated shed for this procedure. I have read on various sites that the glue is really super-glue and that they end up with the grips only getting on half-way before the glue sets.
  9. I was going to recommend the I-pilot, but they want $800 for them, this is for the board, motor top, and remote. They are much nicer than the foot control.
  10. I am looking for recommendations and lessons learned in using super glue to reattach the pole loops in the interior of the cover. Reading about the various super glues, many indicate indoor use only. I would use epoxy, but that takes a little while to cure and really do not want to be mixing many small batches. Any ideas, experience, etc... to share?
  11. I heat my double-wide modular cabin at LOTW through the winter so I can have water toilet, shower, and dish-washing. I have a 2,000 gallon tank with a pump and pressure tank, so I have to keep that from freezing. The HVAC guy had me use 52F as my un-occupied setting. I have since bumped that up to 58F so that the warm up time is somewhat reduced. I also have a monitoring system connected to the phone line provided by the propane dealer. They monitor tank volume for refills, flow rate for major leaks, and indoor temp for furnace failures. I do not consider the water potable and treat the tank twice a year, empty in the spring and just prior to filling in the fall with bleach.
  12. Hydraulic Frames

    Looks like a great project. A DYI froth pak for $500 or so will do 12 sq ft at 1" thick. Most home improvement stores carry these.
  13. Daylillys

    Just keep them mowed down, they will eventually die off.
  14. Saying goodbye

    My condolences. It would be a shocker to me to find a guest that has passed. You seem to be handling this well. My family will pray for you and your friends this evening. May the Peace of the Lord be with you always!!!