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  1. Rembering those that served to keep us free. A few pics from days gone by
  2. My 10 year old Craftsman died last fall. Bit of research found craftsman, genie, chamberlain all use the same chain rail system. Menards Chamberlain offered WiFi at a reasonable price (11% - $135). It attached directly to the rail with no mods. I did use all movable parts on 2 garage doors. Now if I think I forgot to close the garage door I pull over and use my smartphone to check. I also installed a $45 WiFi WYZE security camera with audio from Home Depot. It pings my phone when motion activated. If I see UPS, FedEx etc. pulling in my drive to deliver a package, I open the garage door,
  3. Looks like we have a new outbreak of lnvasive species discovered in East Bethel MN about a mile from my house. Careful when you pull one of these through your ice hole they bite.
  4. Got this Orange tree in Anna Maria Island Florida 4 years ago, wife planted it. Now have Minnesota grown orange and several orange blossoms.
  5. Yes, good realty show. Season 7 ended this past Jan. Simular to naked and afraid where a man and woman as a team spend 21 days in some nasty location only they each get 1 sunervial item verses 10 items on Alone where they are are alone on most series. Here is a link to history.com with a fair amount of info on the Alone show. https://www.history.com/shows/alone/cas
  6. Gen III Under Water Wireless Cam in the rough. Aluminum case, faster deploy/retrieve, greater resolution - night vision camera, 4ah Milwaukee M18 battery.
  7. Check out this video. Operator talks about several normal issues. Seems like frequent cleaning required due to rocks an algae build up. Add Zebra mussels would create additional headaches.
  8. I'm with Del on this one. M-18 9ah battery $199 has 15 EA 18650 batteries @$5 ea. M-18 8ah has 10 EA 21700 batteries @ $9 ea. $149. M-18 12ah has 15 ea 21700 cost $219. This new battery sells for $24 each which would make a 12 or 15 ah battery with 15 EA batteries price point at $500 - $600. I believe 30 extra holes would be a strech with the new battery.
  9. You could also go with the "Dry Flush" toilet, keep the door inside, refill cartridge cost $1 per flush. Rechargeable battery 300 flushes per charge. https://www.rhinoadventuregear.com/products/dry-flush-laveo-dry-flush-toilet
  10. I'm not a fan of convection heat. Ceiling and next to heater hot, floor and far corners cold. There are many post on what's the best ceiling or corner fan to move air in convection heated houses. On 12v & A/C power, there are 100 no issue successes to each failure only you seldom hear about NON issues, only hear about a few problems. I've had 2 RV's an 82' and current 95' both with converters, forced air heat, and 3 parallel deep cycle batteries and my current wheel house with maintainer. We showed dogs for 40 years 2 to 3 weekends a month across the U.S. where 75% of weekends were on park
  11. I built a non-sleeper wheel house several years ago. Use two 45ah car batteries in parallel for 90ah, $42 each in an insulated box. I put a 6' heat tape around the batteries. (Green circle) to keep them warm when house is not in use, which is plugged into home AC all winter. I have a 4 amp charger $30 with maintainer (yellow circle) hard wired to the battery. My total battery current draw average is about 2 amps with heater fan and running 25 min per hr. so after a full day fishing I use about 18ah of battery with re-charge time about 4 hours. When running my generator charger covers fill use
  12. Standard auto/trailer lights, clearance, signal, break etc. use 16AWG wire. There based on 13.8vdc (altimeter charging voltage) with a 5% volt loss for wire length. Inside your Yetti, the greatest 12vdc current draw will be your furnace, 35,000 BTU suburban draw 9 amps. Fishing electronics (FL-8 205ma, FL-28 275 ma, camera 300ma, 12v TV 480ma) 1000ma = 1Amp. Use LED lights, the draw about 20% current compared to iridescent lights.If you decide to use a 12vdc to 120vac converter to charge your auger batteries, I suggest you direct connect the converter to your battery with wire and clamps provi
  13. All camera "parts" are made in China or orient countries. Some are assembled in the U.S. Eyoyo out of China makes the 360 at about $250.00. One could also build there own wireless in a suitcase with level wind deploy/ retrieve, 360 rotate, single button DVR record and run on the M18 18v drill battery. I'll get some live video this weekend on my Ottertail trip.
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