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Forum: Travel Information 04-26-2015, 04:55 PM
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Views: 23,117
Posted By UtahSkier
Its a 2006 Newmar Essex, 4502, All Electric ...

Its a 2006 Newmar Essex, 4502, All Electric


Drove it yesterday from Vegas to Phoenix in about 8 hours. Nice ride and not too stressful for the first driving experience.
Forum: Travel Information 04-24-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 23,117
Posted By UtahSkier
Well, so much for planning... A motorhome that...

Well, so much for planning... A motorhome that met all my criteria showed up and I bought it. Been living in it the last 3 nights as I must be highly available for my consulting project. I still need...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-24-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By UtahSkier
betterbraces.com I have several of the...

betterbraces.com


I have several of the DonJoy braces including one with hinges. OA Adjuster.


You need to know the nature of the knee's condition as the braces are built for specific...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,436
Posted By UtahSkier
I'm going with #3 as I'm living this situation...

I'm going with #3 as I'm living this situation right now. I just removed 1.5 SWR from my portfolio and purchased a motorhome.


So, now I have a smaller portfolio and a smaller SWR. I expect to...
Forum: Travel Information 04-06-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 23,117
Posted By UtahSkier
>> Are you comfortable driving a 60+ foot long...

>> Are you comfortable driving a 60+ foot long vehicle?


No choice but to become comfortable... both DW and myself. We have never experienced this. The only driving school for RVs that I have...
Forum: Travel Information 04-06-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 23,117
Posted By UtahSkier
I am making plans to join the RV community this...

I am making plans to join the RV community this fall. My frugal nature will not allow me to buy new. My 6 months of research has me planning to purchase a 10 year old, 45 foot class A by October 1st...
Forum: Other topics 12-14-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By UtahSkier
Be aware of the smaller, battery operated 1.2 CF...

Be aware of the smaller, battery operated 1.2 CF safes (Sentry) that you key in the code to open. I have 2 such safes and they are a bit troublesome.

There is a solenoid that moves a rod that...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,166
Posted By UtahSkier
I have struggled with this for nearly 4 years. ...

I have struggled with this for nearly 4 years. Am having a little bit of success as I have improved from 4 hrs of sleep to 6 hours most nights.

For starters, I'm 53 and am in mostly good...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,643
Posted By UtahSkier
The common metrics used today are pretty useless....

The common metrics used today are pretty useless. Total cholesterol is meaningless. LDL and HDL are also not useful predictors for CVD.

The best info available today involves APO-B and the...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-21-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,643
Posted By UtahSkier
>> So what is a good substitute for one's coffee?...

>> So what is a good substitute for one's coffee? Brown sugar? Honey?

Espresso... Straight up!

If you must add something, try fat. Half and Half or heavy cream might work. It will work...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,643
Posted By UtahSkier
>> So there really isn't a big different between...

>> So there really isn't a big different between sugar and HFCS.

That's why I specifically differentiate sugar, glucose, fructose and lactose (common dietary sugars).

Its also why I avoid...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-21-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,643
Posted By UtahSkier
Salt vs Sugar? Lets get ready to Rumble! ...

Salt vs Sugar? Lets get ready to Rumble!

I bought into the low salt thing about 20 years ago and avoided salt. Developed a variety of aches and pains that were resolved when I added salt to my...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-21-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,015
Posted By UtahSkier
Amazon is generally cheaper at times. I have...

Amazon is generally cheaper at times. I have 2012 and will need to upgrade because of the 3 year sunset on downloads. I have read somewhere that the early quality is decent, so I made the purchase....
Forum: Other topics 09-07-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,088
Posted By UtahSkier
Every time the minimum wage is raised, there is...

Every time the minimum wage is raised, there is the discussion about jobs lost either lost to outsourcing or automation.

The minimum wage was last raised in 2009. I can think of 2 classes of jobs...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-07-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,853
Posted By UtahSkier
Here's a data point for those keeping score at...

Here's a data point for those keeping score at home.

DW and I are still on our Pre-ACA plan with UNH. Rates were just increased 19.33%. That's following increases of 24.44% and 17.95%. ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-29-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,801
Posted By UtahSkier
>> Everything else being equal, the more south...

>> Everything else being equal, the more south facing exterior wall the more the sun will heat the dwelling. Good in winter, not so good in summer.

Yes. In my case, the long axis of my house...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-29-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,801
Posted By UtahSkier
>> house appreciation? The further you live...

>> house appreciation?

The further you live from where the jobs are (downtown, north Scottsdale) the greater the house price variance will be. During the recent down turn, homes in the outlying...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-29-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,801
Posted By UtahSkier
I should be able to answer most questions as I am...

I should be able to answer most questions as I am a Phoenix native and over 50. I still live here 6 months a year... basically 3 months here and then 3 months in Utah.

Black car with Black...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-02-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By UtahSkier
Just some thoughts about how I would approach...

Just some thoughts about how I would approach this problem...

1. Your AAA is independent of portfolio size. So, your AA should be maintained when the selling is complete.

2. Minimizing...
Forum: Other topics 11-30-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,670
Posted By UtahSkier
Simple.tv does require an antenna... to be...

Simple.tv does require an antenna... to be expected for OTA. I also expect simple.tv to stream both live and recorded programming through the ROKU.
Forum: Other topics 11-30-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,670
Posted By UtahSkier
The hope is silicon dust hardware will cure all...

The hope is silicon dust hardware will cure all that ails simple.tv gen 1 devices. Its my turn to be an early adopter.,, Will post my experience when possible.
Forum: Other topics 11-30-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,670
Posted By UtahSkier
There maybe hope. I have ordered...

There maybe hope.

I have ordered simple.tv by silicon dust. This device is supposed to feed OTA signals into a ROKU channel. It also has 2 tuners and a DVR. Find it on pre-order special on...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-30-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,570
Posted By UtahSkier
[QUOTE=JacquelineKimura;1384796] Despite taking...

[QUOTE=JacquelineKimura;1384796] Despite taking eye drops for dryness as prescribed, both eyes continue to burn and itch after reading for about 20 minutes or watching TV. QUOTE]

Dry eyes -

...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-23-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,852
Posted By UtahSkier
My experience is teaching me that the issue is...

My experience is teaching me that the issue is not a choice between low fat or low carb. Instead the choice is between junk (fats and carbs) and quality (fats and carbs).

Processed foods with fats...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-23-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,852
Posted By UtahSkier
Macronutrients are defined as being essential for...

Macronutrients are defined as being essential for survival. So, alcohol is not a macronutrient.

But, Alcohol is the 4th dietary substance we can consume that contains calories.

McKinley...
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