Monthly Archives: May 2014

Inconsequential Update

The angle adapter for the heat pump arrived on Thursday. Yesterday morning after work, I got the last two units vacuumed, leak checked, and online. If the refrigerant deficiency from the longer than standard line run is of any consequence, … Continue reading

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Grumpy and the Heat Pump

IT WORKS!!! I chose a Gree 2 1/2 ton (29,000 BTU cool, 30,400 BTU heat) ductless mini-split heat pump model with two each 9K and 12K indoor air handlers. I paid just under $2,700 delivered to my door with a … Continue reading

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Private Reserve Ink

Don’t use it. I tried it in my Lamy Safari, and it skipped badly. On the last refill for my Pilot 78G, I decided to give it a go. Some pens simply don’t like certain inks, and I gave the … Continue reading

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Yum

Not long after I woke up, I decided to char a couple slices of cow that had been hanging out in my refrigerator for a while.  My last two attempts (the only two at the new house, although the grill … Continue reading

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That Was Unpleasant

I spent almost three hours after work this morning in the crawl space underneath of my house.  No, nothing needed repair.  Thank God! I was routing, insulating and securing the refrigerant lines for my heat pump, and securing the previously … Continue reading

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Free Book

The Last Pendragon, by the awesome and always entertaining Holly Chism is free on amazon and this weekend. It was a steal at full price, so go get a copy. In other news, the sequel, Pendragon Resurgent will be out … Continue reading

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Reprieve

Monday is Memorial Day. FaucetCompany observes the holiday, and no production is scheduled. However, until a few hours ago, we were scheduled to run both Saturday and Sunday. They canceled Sunday! Grumpy is slightly less grumpy at the moment.

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Chipotle and OCT

By now, everyone has probably heard about the Open Carry Texas “event” at Chipotle that prompted them to ban guns in their restaurants.  Everybody and their brother seems to have posted about it.  Most of the posts, even from the … Continue reading

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Fuck North Carolina

North Carolina General Statute § 14-415.11(d) states: A person who is issued a (concealed handgun) permit shall notify the sheriff who issued the permit of any change in the person’s permanent address within 30 days after the change of address.  … Continue reading

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Culinary Orgasm Inducer

This is some awesome stuff.  Dear Niece made a less spicy version for me not long before she went home, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  In fact, it was one of the best dishes I’ve ever eaten. I’ve turned up the … Continue reading

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