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Forum: Dockside Chat
01-20-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,861
Posted By MillenialMechie

Wow, I think you win. Awesome setup!

Wow, I think you win. Awesome setup!
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-16-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,202
Posted By MillenialMechie

Disclaimer: I have 1 child and heís 3 months old,...

Disclaimer: I have 1 child and heís 3 months old, so Iím writing this as an observer.

I have 8 yo and 11 yo nieces. Both are getting a fraction of the knowledge they would typically learn in a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,522
Posted By MillenialMechie

Iím located in SE PA. Iíd be thrilled if I turn...

Iím located in SE PA. Iíd be thrilled if I turn these lemons into lemonade and secure a raise.




I think I may go this route. One resume focusing on my Mech Eng experience and a second...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,522
Posted By MillenialMechie

Brad, with some rebranding, I could pursue IT PM...

Brad, with some rebranding, I could pursue IT PM jobs. I donít have any connections in that industry, so my focus right now is to leverage my network before applying to job postings outside of my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By MillenialMechie

PECO is the gas company. They have known about...

PECO is the gas company. They have known about the leak for years. My options were narrowed down the local news station or the local senator.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,522
Posted By MillenialMechie

Since I currently have more time on my hands...

Since I currently have more time on my hands :roll, Iíll provide an update.

12/23 - My manager informed me that I was being let go mid-January

1/14 - last day of work

Iím currently waiting...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By MillenialMechie

1/15 Update: Frustrated with PECO and the...

1/15 Update:
Frustrated with PECO and the borough, I reached out to my PA State Senator (John Kane). His office alerted PECO of the leak. I received a call from the senatorís office today that PECO...
01-12-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,900
Posted By MillenialMechie

I am almost in the same boat. I originally wanted...

I am almost in the same boat. I originally wanted to buy something trailerable, seaworthy, OB power, and under $30k. I landed on a SeaCat SLC5 (25í), but then found a boat closer to $40k that has my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By MillenialMechie

Quick update, I emailed the borough and here was...

Quick update, I emailed the borough and here was the response that I received...

ďYes, that smell has been there for years and many residents call about it. Peco has responded and has dug up the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By MillenialMechie

please help me out here, LDC?

please help me out here, LDC?
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By MillenialMechie

It seems like a least a few here agree that the...

It seems like a least a few here agree that the areas shouldnít still smell months after repair.

I like the FD idea, but we have a volunteer fire department so Iím not sure how much more...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By MillenialMechie

NG Leak

Iíve lived in the same neighborhood for 7 years and frequently walk my dog. There are two spots on my usual route that smell of natural gas. Iíve reported these spots to PECO multiple times now and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-09-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By MillenialMechie

I think you pretty much nailed it. For me, itís...

I think you pretty much nailed it. For me, itís two fold. Part of the drive is the experience of boating (the fun stuff mentioned in your first sentence, what I refer to as Type 1 fun) and the other...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-06-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By MillenialMechie

My recommendation is first to decide what type of...

My recommendation is first to decide what type of sounds you want to dampen. Acoustic transmission (ex: loud music) or impact transmission (ex: footsteps) or both. Iíve done a bunch of research on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,549
Posted By MillenialMechie

Your family and especially wife are in my...

Your family and especially wife are in my prayers. My wife now has 6 years of clear scans after beating Stage 3 melanoma. She is an RN with oncology experience. PM me if you have any questions and I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-21-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By MillenialMechie

That is a very intriguing option but not easily...

That is a very intriguing option but not easily implemented given that the previous owners sprayed a 2Ē of foam between the roof rafters and then installed a layer of mineral wool below that....
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-20-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By MillenialMechie

This has potential. Thank you for sharing!

This has potential. Thank you for sharing!
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-19-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By MillenialMechie

I think this will be the best option without a...

I think this will be the best option without a significant investment in equipment.




I had to look up what a farriers forge it. This would serve my purpose and appears to be a more controlled...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-19-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By MillenialMechie

Iíd love to post pictures and links but this is...

Iíd love to post pictures and links but this is only my 6th post. Ugh hate the 10 post rule :banghead:
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-19-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By MillenialMechie

I donít have a mill, plus this would be...

I donít have a mill, plus this would be significant amount of material to remove. Iíd have to start with a block of aluminum that is probably 8Ē x 14Ē and 3Ē thick.

Edit: I did reach out to a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-19-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By MillenialMechie

This type of snow guard is for flat, shake style...

This type of snow guard is for flat, shake style tiles. I have Spanish style ludowici tiles that have a unique profile. To most, the tile looks like your normal run of the mill Spanish tile, but...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-18-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By MillenialMechie

Iíll do some research on the torch. I was...

Iíll do some research on the torch. I was thinking some sort of furnace or forge would be better. I had access to a homemade forge for a little while and did a dry run. I was able to melt aluminum...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-18-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By MillenialMechie

Melting Aluminum

I moved into a house with a 100 year terra cotta tile roof about 4 years ago. The first two winters I had avalanches of snow slide off of the roof. My house is three stories tall, and no one has been...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-17-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,163
Posted By MillenialMechie

I did have some hesitation, but both folks were...

I did have some hesitation, but both folks were pretty desperate.

The young girl in the suv called the cops (who said they wouldnít get to her since she was on the side of the road and not in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-17-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,163
Posted By MillenialMechie

I had to Google bowline on a bight. The Wiki...

I had to Google bowline on a bight. The Wiki article says that it is prone to slipping????

After posting last night, I thought back to one of my first summer jobs as a kid working as a mate on a...
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