Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Fly Slayer / New Fridge / Heater / Party Table

Big, Little and Under Feets made it down yesterday evening, but it was this morning before Bigfoot came by. He was bearing gifts as usual and one was a new (to me) apartment sized fridge. This should open up a whole new world for me as far as food storage does. It has a large separate freezer compartment and decent sized fridge part to boot. It pulls less than 150 watts running which is about twice that of the small fridge, but I have plenty of solar to support it.
Ring dropped off the large spool a few days ago and that will make a good party table. I'm figuring I can put the white plastic drum I have in the center and on top of it with the solar light on it and have a well lighted area for the party area and a lighted place to eat for several people. (At night anyway)

Bigfoot also brought me this. I bet I'll have a lot of fun with it, but I brought it in here and loaded it and even though there had been a bunch of flies in here earlier they all seem to have vanished now. Evidently new technology news and warnings must travel fast in the fly community. If you wonder how it works you can watch the video below.

And last, but not least Bigfoot also dropped off this heater. Its a loaner, but hopefully I can get one like it before he needs it back. It should do great in the cabin once I finish insulating it.

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15 comments:

  1. That bug-a-salt is really neat. I love it. That will be a lot of

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  2. The missing word is "fun". I am using my tablet and I mess up on it a lot.

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  3. DD, haven't cornered a fly yet. I've been looking inside and out, but they all seem to have vanished. I did shoot a small wasp out of the air, but it took another close up shot to kill it.

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  4. Oh, I would really love to have one of those bug guns, even if you do have to get close.
    That's so cool that you have a new fridge.

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  5. Rubye Jack, I finally found a couple of flies and it works great.

    BTW got .1 inch of rain last night and with it being cloudy yesterday I'm now up since 4:30 AM running the charger. :( If the cloudy weather keeps up I won't be able to run the big fridge.

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  6. Cool gifts - (very) nice people - lucky you :)

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  7. Dani, yep good people. Actually he brought more insulation to then Nick also brought more insulation so I should have enough for the bathroom when I build it on to the back of the cabin.

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  8. I showed Hubby the bug gun we want a matching pair. You have a good thanksgiving too.

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  9. Judy, I think everyone that's see it so far wants one. (Men and Women) If you'll get matching pairs are you'll going to be dueling by shooting flies off each other? ;)

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  10. Could be, but I bet it stings if you got hit with the salt.

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  11. Actually Judy, no it doesn't sting (at least 24 inches away.) A couple of guys were shooting each other's hands with it. Of course it probably wouldn't feel good getting hit in the eye with it though.

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  12. You are a fortunate man to have such good friends. I liked all your gifts.

    Showed Mom that bug-a-salt and she thought it was a GREAT idea.

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  13. MsB, the full sized fridge will make things a lot easier, but I need to start saving for more batteries. I'll surely need them in the winter time to make up the added watts used. The cloudy and shorter days are giving me fits.

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  14. This is the second Big Buddy heater I have gotten. We have short but cold power outages in my area and this heater does a great job in maintaining the house temperature at a comfortable level until the power and the furnace come back on. It's also convenient because it can easily be moved from room to room and I also use it in my garage when working on projects. I bought a second one for my daughter and got her the hose with the quick disconnect and regulator for safer operation indoors since they tell me that the pressure in the hose is only 1/2 psi pressure.

    Neilam.

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  15. chu, I've heard good things about them and will probably get my own sooner or later.

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