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  1. Wow, I must have a perfect big buddy heater! I hole hop a lot and it is a pain to move as I use my 20# tank instead of small ones but no big deal. I usually only need mine on medium or low in my portable but one night at the end of 2008 ice season I was scouting for a spot and the crappie were stacked up like cordwood, I didnt want to miss the action so I just pulled out the bucket and cranked the heater on high in the open. It started snowing HUGE "chunks" of flakes falling together and got fairly windy and the heater kept me warm as it hissed and popped with the snow peppering the flames. Even though it has been snowed on, blown around, and used a ton it still fires right up and keeps me warm. I will buy another when this one dies! Yes, buy the inline filter if you use refillable tanks!
  2. Crud in L.P. line to furnace

    this is what you need to see before your furnace, it is designed to have most contaminants drop into the leg and gas divert to the furnace. Video is water heater but is exactly the same thing. You will need a flare adapter on the top of the assembly to adapt to your copper line. Good luck http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/...-heater-115475/
  3. Furnace

    Very good price for a complete clean n tune!
  4. High Humidity in my house

    Mnfisher, Just to understand, did the hvac guy reccomend a cold air or combustion air? New code requires a combustion air supply to provide adequate air for proper combustion, older houses did not need them as they "leaked" air, now with the tightness of the houses we need combustion air to the mechanical room. I would also lean towards an air to air but something does not seem right in your situation, your level of RH is just too high. Did the service person check to see if both your furnace and water heater were drafting correctly? Quick check for water heater is to light a match, blow it out, and quick hold it at the vent for the water heater to see if the smoke goes up or into the house. when furnace is running can you feel hot air near top front of the furnace in front of the draft diverter. The level of humidity really points me to your equipment. I hope this helps, please post back as you get more info.
  5. "friend" of mine is poaching

    Sorry, but I dont understand your reply to my post. What does this have to do with police thinning herds?
  6. "friend" of mine is poaching

    Actually, in Minnetonka the Sniper team gets to go out and hunt the parks and woods every so often. The bummer is that they also have to drag them out to the road and they are taken away for food shelf and hides for habitat or something like that.
  7. Smoker

    I have an electric with an insulated blanket that works nice in the winter but my favorite is my new TRAEGER grill! This thing rocks. You can grill, slow cook and smoke! the unit uses wood pellets so it will keep augering them in at a rate for what you are cooking so no more going out and adding more wood.
  8. Do lanterns attract fish?

    I have a crappie video (one of Al L.) and one scene covered the night bite and was filmed down south. It was pretty amazing, they would set out a floating or submerged light out on the water, after awhile it would draw in the plancton and in turn other baitfish. they would then fish outside of the perimeter of the light where the crappie would lurk using painters lights to shine on their bobbers (no light up bobbers? who knows why). it was pretty interesting.
  9. Do lanterns attract fish?

    Yes, I already agreed with that 2 posts ago, lantern for light=OK, lantern in hole or by itself on ice not illuminating anything that you can legitamize=may have some explaining.
  10. Programmable thermostat

    ALL LANDFILL LINERS AND LEACHATE COLLECTION SYSTEMS WILL FAIL ... "First, even the best liner and leachate collection system will ultimately fail due to natural deterioration, and recent improvements in MSWLF containment technologies suggest that releases may be delayed by many decades at some landfills. For this reason, the Agency is concerned that while corrective action may have already been triggered at many facilities, 30 years may be insufficient to detect releases at other landfills." Source: US EPA Federal Register, Aug 30, 1988, Vol.53, No.168, (scanned document). Check-out Peter Montegue's Rachel's for list of other comments in Federal Register by EPA. Yes, I will flame you. I do everything to recycle and will continue to, every bit counts. Example, Look at our lakes as the snow melts, lots of trash from only a few. each person thinking that their little bit is no big deal (or their mothers still pick up after them at age 40+) but as you see there is a ton of it and someone has to pay. So which person are you? Hoping or hopeless? Yes, whats done is done but no need to add to it.
  11. What are your favorite I Phone Apps?

    They are ok, the ones from accuweather are better. I like the wind, wind dir. and windchill features though.
  12. Do lanterns attract fish?

    Sixth point down under 2008 General Regulations= Using an artificial light to lure or attract fish is unlawful. Exception: While angling, a person may affix to the end of a fishing line a lighted artificial bait with hooks attached. Any battery that is used in lighted fishing lures cannot contain any intentionally introduced mercury. Sorry
  13. Do lanterns attract fish?

    Yes using artificial light to attract fish or baitfish IS ILLEGAL in MN. Yes it draws in the plankton and baitfish and Crappie will follow in the shadows around lit area. So yes, your lantern may draw in more fish, I think that if it is being used for light and not set into a partially drilled hole showing intent you would be ok though.
  14. Hey, I dont know why all of you are mocking this guy. After all, if someone takes the left sock and the fan they can wrap it around the fan like an old fashoned pull start and have a great fan again, heck you could even run it in your fish house and not have to worry about deciding on 12 volt versus 110. What a deal!!
  15. What stores has the best Jerky ?

    Mackenthuns, Saint Bonifacious