Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: kmitchl
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,292
Posted By kmitchl
I read all of that. Then the county kept coming...

I read all of that. Then the county kept coming up with additional requirements that were not in the TCEQ documents. I never did find any of the additional stuff they wanted but it was easier to go...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,292
Posted By kmitchl
It depends on a number of factors. How many...

It depends on a number of factors. How many bedrooms and baths in the residence? Any outbuildings with toilets or sinks? I'm in Montgomery county where they only allow aerobic. We had to get a permit...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-07-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,187
Posted By kmitchl
When I am running MIG in everything but overhead...

When I am running MIG in everything but overhead I use a foundry glove on my left hand and no glove on the right with the gun. When running overhead I wear TIG/MIG gloves on both hands. The heavy...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-07-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By kmitchl
Invisible Fence Install

Stinking phone. Meant to post a new thread.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,166
Posted By kmitchl
FoodSaver here for the last 15 years. If they die...

FoodSaver here for the last 15 years. If they die you can find parts for them. I recently bought a new seal gasket from Amazon. Would like to have a chamber sealer but can't justify the space they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By kmitchl
IT Tech Help

I have a 75MB video file I need to send by text or email. Is there some free? software I can use to compress the file? Or a website where I can post and send a link?
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-30-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,187
Posted By kmitchl
My only experience is with Harbor Freight and...

My only experience is with Harbor Freight and Lincoln Viking. When I got the Viking I could not believe how much better I could see. I run 2.5 cheaters in my hood.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,584
Posted By kmitchl
Get the 12 ft. Much easier to balance the load...

Get the 12 ft. Much easier to balance the load and space for ice chest/other stuff.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By kmitchl
You don't say if it's new construction or...

You don't say if it's new construction or replacement. Has a big effect on cost.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By kmitchl
There is a lot of information available online...

There is a lot of information available online about rainwater harvesting. Do a search for ARCSA. It is common in the hill country as a source of both potable and non-potable water. I considered it...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-23-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 749
Posted By kmitchl
I have two 650's that I bought when I was...

I have two 650's that I bought when I was shooting USPSA and IDPA. I think Dillon has a new 750 press out but the reviews are mixed. Their no BS warranty is just that. One of the few companies that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By kmitchl
:mad: I have the Torx. They don’t work. More...

:mad:

I have the Torx. They don’t work. More like the second picture but will need to be longer.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By kmitchl
Itís buried too deep in the trim to reach with a...

Itís buried too deep in the trim to reach with a chisel. Iíve used a Dremel before to cut the center button but canít reach these.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By kmitchl
Definitely not Torx.

Definitely not Torx.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By kmitchl
Travel Trailer Microwave?

We bought a 2008 Gulf Stream Emerald Bay TT. It has a Half Oven which I understand is a combo oven and microwave mounted below the cooktop. We knew when we bought it the oven was out so wanted to...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-13-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,706
Posted By kmitchl
I started with a dc stick welder. If you can do...

I started with a dc stick welder. If you can do decent stick welds most of the other processes will come easier. In addition with dc by adding an argon bottle and a TIG torch you can get into scratch...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks for the replies. We have dealt with the...

Thanks for the replies. We have dealt with the drinking water issues by installing a under sink RO unit. The fridge has a carbon filter that turns out clear ice and good drinking water. We are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-13-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By kmitchl
Water Softner

Looking for a water softner for my home. We are on a public water system but the water comes from a well. There seem to be widely varying prices and claims. I donít mind spending the money if I get...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-12-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By kmitchl
Iím going to try this with a JP spring. I...

Iím going to try this with a JP spring. I understand that if you get on their mailing list ALG runs sales periodically on these triggers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By kmitchl
Most of the ac supply houses will not sell to the...

Most of the ac supply houses will not sell to the public. The ones that will do not sell refrigerant, complete systems or electrical parts to anyone without a hvac license. Some of the Hardware...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,524
Posted By kmitchl
Welcome to the unwilling GM R&D participation...

Welcome to the unwilling GM R&D participation group. Unfortunately you can substitute Ram or Ford or Toyota for GM in this statement and be just as true.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,447
Posted By kmitchl
I hunted a ranch that experienced a more than 80%...

I hunted a ranch that experienced a more than 80% die off due to Anthrax in 2002. Recovery took a few years but the deer were better after the recovery than before.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By kmitchl
Do you know what they installed? Iím at the same...

Do you know what they installed? Iím at the same place you were. The lens polish kits are a short lived fix.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-06-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,486
Posted By kmitchl
We used 120 volt LED flood lights around our...

We used 120 volt LED flood lights around our house when we built two years ago. Minimal energy usage but good lighting. IIRC the fixtures were around $25 each. The bulbs are the expensive part at $12...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By kmitchl
following

following
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-31-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,768
Posted By kmitchl
I knew someone who took a standard mailbox and...

I knew someone who took a standard mailbox and put it inside a rural mailbox and filled the void between them with concrete. Never had another issue with the mailbox smashers
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-31-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 21,310
Posted By kmitchl
I think the take away for me from this is if you...

I think the take away for me from this is if you are ever in a situation like this there is no substitute for training and practice. Shooting a handgun effectively in a close combat environment is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-31-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By kmitchl
I bought these several years ago. They are junk....

I bought these several years ago. They are junk. The connectors are not reliable. Nothing like 80 mph and your headlights go out.

If you do decide to change your headlights please make sure they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By kmitchl
Bought one off Amazon for less than $40. I get...

Bought one off Amazon for less than $40. I get around 60 channels in Montgomery with the antenna mounted in my attic. If you have Techshield this will not work.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,671
Posted By kmitchl
IMO the big issue with the 6.7 is the Bosch...

IMO the big issue with the 6.7 is the Bosch injector pump. They tend to grenade at around 100K and contaminate the entire fuel system with metal particles. Repairs run approx $10K. Insurance may...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By kmitchl
Good info here. My 02 7.3 just roller over 200K....

Good info here. My 02 7.3 just roller over 200K. Getting ready to spend some $ on a facelift. Not to bash the newer diesels but the CP4 injector pumps scare the snot out of me. I was an unwilling...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,194
Posted By kmitchl
I have this system. There is a small pump mounted...

I have this system. There is a small pump mounted on the hot water outlet of the water heater that incorporates a timer. At the fixture furthest from the water heater there is a thermostatic...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By kmitchl
We have five or six Visio tv’s and have been...

We have five or six Visio tv’s and have been pleased with them. One died due to a lightning strike and we replaced with a Phillips. We were very disappointed in the Phillips. Does not have Amazon...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-13-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By kmitchl
The people have spoken! IIRC in the last Harris...

The people have spoken! IIRC in the last Harris county election all the conservative judges were voted out and all the liberals voted in. Glad I moved to Montgomery county but would prefer to be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,678
Posted By kmitchl
Just keep in mind that as your income increases...

Just keep in mind that as your income increases the government wants a bigger cut. Between RMD’s and social security I get killed. Not much of an incentive to make more to share with those that are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By kmitchl
Can’t help with the best but the AcuRite weather...

Can’t help with the best but the AcuRite weather stations are junk. My daughter’s died after two years. They wanted as much for repair parts as a new one cost. It’s easier to communicate with the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-26-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,789
Posted By kmitchl
I built mine with the stud walls against the...

I built mine with the stud walls against the purlins. Yes, you loose some space. But keep in mind that you will probably need to run some plumbing vents in the outside walls. Unless you want to punch...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks. For some reason I never locked on to that...

Thanks. For some reason I never locked on to that link. I’m in training to reduce sticker shock.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By kmitchl
New Truck Pricing

At one time Edmunds had a feature where you could build up a price for a vehicle option by option and see the "dealer invoice pricing" pricing for each. I don't see that feature on their website now....
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-20-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,066
Posted By kmitchl
If I am cutting just a few pieces I use the chop...

If I am cutting just a few pieces I use the chop saw. If I am making multiple cuts for a project I drag out the bandsaw. The bandsaw takes up more shop space.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,369
Posted By kmitchl
I would like to see a separate section of the...

I would like to see a separate section of the classifieds devoted to those who are selling under the associate sponsor program. I’m more interested in the personal items for sale than the sellers who...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,733
Posted By kmitchl
This is the way I understand it. SCOTUS ruled in...

This is the way I understand it. SCOTUS ruled in South Dakota vs Wayfair that SD can require that WF submit sales tax in sales within SD. This serves as a legal precedent to support all the other...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,863
Posted By kmitchl
Nice buck. Perhaps my small tract in Fayette...

Nice buck. Perhaps my small tract in Fayette county has a few surprises.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,195
Posted By kmitchl
For footwear leather soles are a BAAAD IDEA. You...

For footwear leather soles are a BAAAD IDEA. You will bust your hinny on the ice. I wear waterproof hiking boots. Nothing like stepping off the curb into a puddle in tennis shoes.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-26-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By kmitchl
You don’t say where you are located. I use poplar...

You don’t say where you are located. I use poplar for face frames on painted cabinets. Straight trained and easy to work. Less expensive than maple. I find it’s cheaper to
buy doors and drawer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,195
Posted By kmitchl
Step one for any ski trip starts in the gym. Work...

Step one for any ski trip starts in the gym. Work primarily on your legs with emphasis on quads. Step two is book a lesson on the first day. I’ve skied Steamboat a number of times. Great mountain. Go...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-18-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,350
Posted By kmitchl
Pete Piper in Hempstead

Pete Piper in Hempstead
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,733
Posted By kmitchl
Sales Tax

Gov Abott is further in your pocket. Was buying something on Ebay and learned that they now have to collect Texas State Sales Tax even though the seller does not have a physical presence in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 857
Posted By kmitchl
Second prize is two weeks in Livingston unless...

Second prize is two weeks in Livingston unless you are fishing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By kmitchl
I am in Fayette county. The tax appraiser sets...

I am in Fayette county. The tax appraiser sets the requirements for ag exemptions. Give them a call. DON’T let it lapse. It takes five years to get it back.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright 1999-2012, TexasBowhunter.com