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    07-15-2015, 11:36 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Solar Towers in General
    You can take nuclear off the list. It is not a viable source of energy until somebody figures out what to do with the very nasty garbage they...
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    07-13-2015, 10:53 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Solar Towers in General
    "The statistics on auto usage are at odds with the actual user experience I have encountered." Heh. When I worked for Xerox I had three small...
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    07-13-2015, 04:36 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Solar Towers in General
    "It was working pretty well here in Missouri, built in 1964, then this happened..." That is an engineering issue, not a concept problem. ...
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    07-13-2015, 11:10 AM
    Evan replied to a thread Solar Towers in General
    There is also a lot of room to reduce energy use by a very large amount. Just my apartment is a good example. This is how much energy I use compared...
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    07-13-2015, 10:55 AM
    Evan replied to a thread Solar Towers in General
    Storage isn't very difficult. Just pump water uphill. It has about a 50% efficiency which is pretty good considering that it is very easy to do and...
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    07-10-2015, 03:53 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT land line phone power in General
    To isolate the 120 vac use a standard razor plug transformer used in a bathroom. That is just the right size for a phone system and 60 hz works fine....
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    07-09-2015, 07:08 PM
    No sense of humour BF? I have noticed that before...
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    07-09-2015, 02:26 PM
    "It takes an hour when you pay for it?" If I am doing well. I take a drug for other reasons that also produces a considerable delay in the "Reach...
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    07-09-2015, 02:14 PM
    "Currently" may be seen to mean "temporary" or "not permanent". Nothing is permanent. We all die. The former relationship has ended and will stay...
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    07-09-2015, 02:24 AM
    Right now is about the right time to look for used kit from last new years resolutions. It will only have been used for a week or two, just like...
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    07-08-2015, 11:09 PM
    What I really need right now is my fitness centred in the wife, but she is currently not available.
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    07-08-2015, 11:03 PM
    That is doing pretty well considering the ambient. The theoretical max difference for a single stage is around 75 F but in operation you are doing...
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    07-08-2015, 01:29 PM
    The biggest issue with these units is the ambient temperature. You need them the most when it is hot but that is when they work the least well. In...
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    07-06-2015, 12:17 AM
    The efficiency isn't just "not great", it's miserable. In a typical application like the coolers you show the ratio of energy used to energy...
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    06-30-2015, 10:39 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT- WD40 allergy in General
    I totally agree with the advice to avoid steroids. Even a single dose of steroids can confuse your immune system. Generally it will cause it to slow...
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    06-29-2015, 12:56 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    I do believe John is referring to Operation Valkyrie
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    06-28-2015, 11:51 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    Hi John, I hope I can do anywhere near as well as you have done. I really need a good partner to live with. Gotta fix up the PTSD first though and...
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    06-28-2015, 11:34 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    I've been doing some research and what I have found is that the talking workaround is indeed real. This quote is referring to those with complete...
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    06-28-2015, 06:48 PM
    Yeah, I know breakers aren't intended as switches but they can take a few hundred cycles. I just want to see what difference it makes. I will put a...
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    06-28-2015, 06:39 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    While I am definitely right handed I am also ambidextrous for nearly everything including writing. I much prefer to use my right hand but it isn't a...
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    06-28-2015, 04:17 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    However, the smiling tends to engage the positive emotional responses. It is well established that left brain disconnection syndrome (damage in left...
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    06-27-2015, 11:49 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Need a BIG HV power supply in General
    I used to have something close to what you need but no longer. I had one of the power supplies used in old Xerox super high speed copiers/printers....
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    06-27-2015, 10:59 PM
    I'm not concerned about it. Legionellosis has never occurred in western Canada and never in climates this cold. I also do have extra insulation on...
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    06-27-2015, 02:45 PM
    Looking at the one at the top of the linked page I am surprised at the light output. It is rated at 800 lumens. That is a fairly bright bulb. Several...
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    06-27-2015, 02:05 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    I have also found another way to alert the right brain that things are going well according to my left side. It is immediate and extremely easy to...
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    06-27-2015, 03:17 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    Codeine works the best for me, by far. I take a pretty large dose each day, 270 mg per day. But, it has been clearly determined I do not have an...
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    06-27-2015, 12:45 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    Yes, there is a place for verbs, Wernicke's Area and it isn't very close to Broca's area. The brain is incredible and there are a large number of...
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    06-26-2015, 07:37 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    I have permission for my dog to visit for a couple of days, but he is too big to stay here permanently. I very much miss my dogs. I don't like the...
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    06-26-2015, 03:27 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    Volunteering is definitely on my list but I must take care of the PTSD first. There are too many things that can come up in ordinary conversation...
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    06-26-2015, 12:32 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Where I am in General
    The brain injury hypothesis makes good sense to me. What you see in this MRI is the areas of my axonal white matter that are damaged and prevent good...
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