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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