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Forum: The Carolinas
07-01-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By davedowneast

A friend of mine that's a long time respected...

A friend of mine that's a long time respected tradesman, recomended Styron to me a couple of years ago. Normally, I would use a close friend who is a GC, but he was tied up and time was short. My GC...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-14-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,503
Posted By davedowneast

I didn't know there was a question about them...

I didn't know there was a question about them boys, "not that there's anything wrong with that". I pretty much blurt it out as I hit them mute button every time one of their commercials come on....
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,831
Posted By davedowneast

Where we disagree is in the source of energy...

Where we disagree is in the source of energy savings. It's my contention that I'd rather build a house that used simple equipment that any tech can repair and repairs are relatively inexpensive. I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,831
Posted By davedowneast

I'm sorry if I was misleading, I assumed the...

I'm sorry if I was misleading, I assumed the people in this discussion knew the difference. Yes, the product I brought up has nothing to do with the main topic as it has evolved. Someone mentioned...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,831
Posted By davedowneast

That's why I said properly built. My house was...

That's why I said properly built. My house was sided with clear white cedar shingles (took me and others about 2 yrs in spare time). Anyway, the proper way to install cedar shingles is to notnail it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By davedowneast

You're giving out vital information in bits and...

You're giving out vital information in bits and pieces. Just to be clear, you have a separate 2 ton A/C unit for the 2nd floor and the air handler is located in the basement, correct?

Also, you...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-12-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,831
Posted By davedowneast

There is absolutely nothing wrong with a properly...

There is absolutely nothing wrong with a properly designed "tight" house. I've done several and installed heat recovery ventilators in each. There's no reason to shut off an HRV as you could barely...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-12-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By davedowneast

BTW, this is a better way if you're going to have...

BTW, this is a better way if you're going to have the ceiling open from the inside.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-12-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By davedowneast

My home in Ct was a Cape similar to yours with...

My home in Ct was a Cape similar to yours with hydronic heat. I installed ductless (mini splits), perfect solution to the problem.

Not much you can do to the existing other than run the fan on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-12-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,831
Posted By davedowneast

I've been there for the test, but not to take the...

I've been there for the test, but not to take the readings, However, common sense and my limited knowledge would say cubic ft.



They must be doing the test different now than 15-20 yrs ago as I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-11-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,308
Posted By davedowneast

Years ago we did windows and other work up your...

Years ago we did windows and other work up your way, Knightdale, Wendell and Spring Hope (2 weeks with the heat index up to 118). The thing I remember the most about the area is driving through...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-09-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,054
Posted By davedowneast

From the video, definitely artificial, although I...

From the video, definitely artificial, although I couldn't tell if the eel was artificial or not, obviously the cobia couldn't tell either.

Nice catching!!! :thumbsup:
05-06-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,879
Posted By davedowneast

If you wanted it to have a "good home", why would...

If you wanted it to have a "good home", why would you make it live in Ohio?
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-28-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,535
Posted By davedowneast

denise.coralgables@gmail. Interesting user...

denise.coralgables@gmail.

Interesting user name? and 0 posts?????
Forum: The Carolinas
04-26-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By davedowneast

Catch and Release?

Catch and Release?
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-25-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By davedowneast

A quick Google search showed a 5 ton 18.8 EER...

A quick Google search showed a 5 ton 18.8 EER Florida Heat Pump (FHP) costing about $2,500. This does not include hot water, I didn't even look to see if it was for a closed system. Point is, check...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-25-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By davedowneast

Is the existing system closed? or does it dump 6...

Is the existing system closed? or does it dump 6 to 10 gallons overboard? If it's a closed system, I would get more estimates for WF or whatever mfg is recommended by the HVAC company.
04-23-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 51,777
Posted By davedowneast

For those not familiar with Buddy Harris boats,...

For those not familiar with Buddy Harris boats, he's built a lot of them, many are docked at the waterfront in MHC. The biggest I remember is the Beagle (61')? and they all raise fish.

GLWS
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-22-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,091
Posted By davedowneast

I purchased a foam mattress a few years ago with...

I purchased a foam mattress a few years ago with Bamboo cover to breathe and is supposed to be cool. GF didn't like it after a couple of nights sleeping on it, I never got a chance to try it out as I...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-19-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,464
Posted By davedowneast

I'm a little confused as to "the cost per sq ft...

I'm a little confused as to "the cost per sq ft to build a house".

Does the cost include the land? Land prep? Landscaping? or is it the actual cost of building a house? If I were to ask a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-18-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,386
Posted By davedowneast

I have nothing for the OP as I've never been...

I have nothing for the OP as I've never been there and doubt I ever will. Good luck with your layover.

I do question a couple of responses, what's with the animosity toward the Baptists? I have...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-15-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By davedowneast

I'm 90% sure that's who I used 10+ yrs ago, very...

I'm 90% sure that's who I used 10+ yrs ago, very happy.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-15-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,807
Posted By davedowneast

I got an email a couple of days ago from...

I got an email a couple of days ago from (GunsAmerica)? that the rumor was that when/if they get out of the Philippines, they could be as much as $1K. I remembered the price because it seemed to me...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-15-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By davedowneast

This is what I did (on the guides' boat) when I...

This is what I did (on the guides' boat) when I moved to this area (MHC to Down East), made a huge difference. One trip will give will teach you more than you could learn on your own in years....
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-15-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,281
Posted By davedowneast

If you have a basement, build a 14' X 14' room...

If you have a basement, build a 14' X 14' room with ac so she can run it down to 39 degrees in the middle of winter and things should be bearable till it passes. That, and Prozac for her and whiskey...
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