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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-27-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By SailinAway
Sure---failing to dethatch.;) Found online: ...

Sure---failing to dethatch.;)

Found online:

Lawn Care Practices That Cause Thatch Buildup in Lawns


Shallow or frequent lawn watering practices.
Severe over watering of the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By SailinAway
Cheapest haircuts around are right here:...

Cheapest haircuts around are right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avwgcfz_9tU

$1.75
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-26-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By SailinAway
About 50 gallons, or 1600 miles if you own a...

About 50 gallons, or 1600 miles if you own a sensible vehicle. Almost to Newfoundland and back.

Or if you're referring to mowing, 50 gallons would last a very long time. Several years. My reasons...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-26-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By SailinAway
Non-OEM battery for lawnmower/

I want to buy an electric lawnmower. Can I get a non-OEM battery for a spare? OEM batteries seem pretty expensive.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-26-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By SailinAway
Well, I've been raking thatch for 25 years and it...

Well, I've been raking thatch for 25 years and it just gets worse every year. Now THAT'S a lot of work with zero return on my efforts.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-25-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By SailinAway
Report on Greenworks dethatching machine: 5 stars

Seeing is believing. Based on the numerous detailed, positive reviews, I paid just $75 on sale for this little 24lb Greenworkds electric corded dethatching machine:...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,644
Posted By SailinAway
Wandermust, if climate is a main issue for you,...

Wandermust, if climate is a main issue for you, be aware that it's hard to get good climate data, in my opinion, because the climate is changing significantly in New England in the last 10 to 20...
Forum: Automotive 06-21-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By SailinAway
OH MY GOD, THAT WORKED!!!!! I should have thought...

OH MY GOD, THAT WORKED!!!!! I should have thought of that. It has actually happened to me before. I just automatically assumed the ignition lock was broken again because it broke a month ago.

I...
Forum: Automotive 06-21-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By SailinAway
Got it. Unfortunately, the key won't turn to on.

Got it. Unfortunately, the key won't turn to on.
Forum: Automotive 06-21-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By SailinAway
Drive car with remote start?

My ignition lock, installed one month ago, broke. I can start the car remotely. Is it possible to drive the car once it's started? I'm guessing no, because I think after a remote start you have to...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 06-20-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By SailinAway
Thank you for this instructive historical...

Thank you for this instructive historical perspective. Well said. I don't know much about the Eisenhower era. I mean, I've never studied it. However, I grew up under it and benefited greatly from it,...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-16-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By SailinAway
Thank you very much for the detailed information....

Thank you very much for the detailed information. I didn't even realize that this could be an issue.

If the wiring or something else is insufficient, it will trip the circuit breaker, right?

I...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-16-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By SailinAway
Exterior outlets

On a 1929 house, can I "assume" that exterior outlets (garage, porch) are wired to be adequate for a 10 amp yard machine? If not, what should I look for to check this?
Forum: Winni Wildlife 06-15-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By SailinAway
Moral: one driver is never enough.

Moral: one driver is never enough.
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,795
Posted By SailinAway
HAHA!! Good sound effects too.

HAHA!! Good sound effects too.
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2022, 11:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,795
Posted By SailinAway
There's no surprise here. Society in general "has...

There's no surprise here. Society in general "has much more drama than in the past and often loses its way." Forums are a microcosm of society, with the emotion intensified by the freedom to break...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By SailinAway
Yes, I did discover that a lawn mower works well...

Yes, I did discover that a lawn mower works well in areas that are mainly pine needles rather than grass. Just mow over the pine cones and they disappear. Yesterday I made the mistake of leaving my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By SailinAway
Pollen

Is it my imagination, or is this an incredibly heavy pollen year? I was out biking yesterday and saw huge clouds of pollen drifting from the pine trees. I've never actually seen that before.

Same...
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 06-02-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,533
Posted By SailinAway
All NFS campgrounds are half price for seniors,...

All NFS campgrounds are half price for seniors, so actually $10. The Campton campground has noise from the road. Otherwise nice. Many or most NFS campgrounds in New Hampshire have dry toilets, and...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-31-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By SailinAway
It's horrible. The word "lawn" may be a misnomer....

It's horrible. The word "lawn" may be a misnomer. Thank you for this information that I wasn't aware of.

I also have a (misguided?) hope that if I dethatch right now I will be able to rout out...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-31-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By SailinAway
Well, you would need to read some of the 12,000...

Well, you would need to read some of the 12,000 reviews to answer that. A number of reviews mention that a relatively flat lawn is best, but some 5-star reviews say they have a "hilly" lawn, which...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-31-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By SailinAway
I've concluded (from Amazon reviews and...

I've concluded (from Amazon reviews and manufacturer's specs) that 14-gauge would be OK for this machine. 10 amps, 100'.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-31-2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By SailinAway
Thanks, FLL. I knew you would have an answer to...

Thanks, FLL. I knew you would have an answer to this.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-30-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By SailinAway
100' 12-gauge extension cord

I bought a Greenworks dethatcher: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0030BG1HM?ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details&th=1

Don't laugh. It has very good reviews. I paid $75 for it. Guess how much a 100'...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 05-26-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,010
Posted By SailinAway
Some of the most knowledgeable practitioners I've...

Some of the most knowledgeable practitioners I've dealt with were nurse practitioners---very up to date, more so than my GP.

I noticed problems with both the National Guard and the pharmacist....
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