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Forum: FIRE and Money Today, 09:40 PM
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Posted By ERD50
I think those threads are just thinking through...

I think those threads are just thinking through the planning stages - what could I take out, historically, at what safety level.

What you actually take out, will vary in many cases. Now, some...
Forum: Other topics Today, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By ERD50
Yes, I don't understand references to an Apple...

Yes, I don't understand references to an Apple specific router.

I've bought plain-jane-vanilla routers for the family members that I do 'admin' for. They mostly have Apples. Generic routers work...
Forum: FIRE and Money Today, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By ERD50
No. For the following reasons: What...

No. For the following reasons:



What the heck is the 'perfect WR'? I don't even understand the concept. Outside of a time-machine to know when you are going to die, and what your expenses would...
Forum: FIRE and Money Today, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By ERD50
Who is getting rid of, or abolishing cash? ...

Who is getting rid of, or abolishing cash?

It just says you can't store it in a Safe Deposit Box. As others said, probably a money laundering or liability issue.

Nothing to keep you from using...
Forum: Other topics Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
Thanks for the info. I'm not sure why the...

Thanks for the info. I'm not sure why the installation I followed would have been so much higher - two big buildings, flat roofs? Should have really gained some economy of scale.

One explanation -...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 09:14 AM
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Views: 28,119
Posted By ERD50
Our county is weird about this also. I went to a...

Our county is weird about this also. I went to a few of these, and you can end up waiting in line.

But if you search around (they didn't make it easy), you find there are places that you can drop...
Forum: Other topics 04-22-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
Is that the un-subsidized cost? I used the actual...

Is that the un-subsidized cost? I used the actual total cost in my calculation.

-ERD50
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-22-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By ERD50
My problem is I get boooo-ooo-ooored so easily...

My problem is I get boooo-ooo-ooored so easily just 'cruising along', I never stick with it. I'm starting to get into some of these routines like the '7 minute' apps on android/ios, where you do...
Forum: Other topics 04-22-2015, 03:50 PM
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Views: 28,119
Posted By ERD50
I'd add that they owe me $X for that can of...

I'd add that they owe me $X for that can of spray.

What's the fine for a dog off the leash? Could you video and report them? Or use that as leverage for them to reimburse you. If it weren't for...
Forum: Other topics 04-22-2015, 03:28 PM
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Views: 28,979
Posted By ERD50
How much power does it draw? I didn;t see any...

How much power does it draw? I didn;t see any specs at the site.

Those thermo-electric chillers are neat, no noisy compressor (still needs a fan), but not very energy efficient, compared to a...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-22-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By ERD50
It's probably in another thread, but what are you...

It's probably in another thread, but what are you using to measure BP? Or can anyone else make a recc?

I'm looking for a machine, I don't seem to be able to reliably measure mine with the old cuff...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By ERD50
Apparently, people do fall for it, or the bad...

Apparently, people do fall for it, or the bad guys wouldn't bother. Though they don't need a very high hit rate - a few suckers out of hundreds/thousands of hang ups is probably enough to keep them...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
If you are trying to interpolate from that graph,...

If you are trying to interpolate from that graph, I think you are being a little generous.

Regardless, 7.5x in 15 years seems pretty tame compared to other electronic components. What would a...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
Agree 100% To expand on that, if you want to...

Agree 100%

To expand on that, if you want to buy into a share, you should be able to purchase solar panels to be installed at a commercial level in whatever grid is the dirtiest, and/or provides...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
First of all - got a link for that? My searching...

First of all - got a link for that? My searching showed very different numbers, but time for others to do some work, rather than just throwing out nice-sounding statements with no back up.

Second...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
sorry, chrome uses an extension to open these...

sorry, chrome uses an extension to open these pdfs in a browser window, and it seems to mess with the link, try this:
...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
Nice. And this link I posted earlier: ...

Nice. And this link I posted earlier:

http://www.lazard.com/PDF/Levelized%20Cost%20of%20Energy%20-%20Version%208.0.pdf - edit - hopefully fixed link

shows that hands down (I'm using technical...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
I'm not aware of the CFL surcharge - yes, there...

I'm not aware of the CFL surcharge - yes, there are some utility rebates at times/locales.

But I'm pretty sure these are pretty small compared to the solar PV rates that residents can get.

For...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
Interesting paper here, though LOTS to wade...

Interesting paper here, though LOTS to wade through:

http://www.lazard.com/PDF/Levelized%20Cost%20of%20Energy%20-%20Version%208.0.pdf

But what stood out to me is - they consistently show that a...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
And how much effect did this actually have on...

And how much effect did this actually have on advancing the technology?

Like EVs and batteries - there is plenty of push to get better batteries from all the other devices that need them. I think...
Forum: Other topics 04-21-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By ERD50
Yes, those are crazy expensive for what you get....

Yes, those are crazy expensive for what you get. If the goal is food, and not so much convenience and aesthetics and plug/play, check out the DIY links on youtube and other places. Pretty easy/cheap...
Forum: Other topics 04-20-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By ERD50
Yes, I think you can do a lot. Whenever you do a...

Yes, I think you can do a lot. Whenever you do a search though, most information will be on growing illegal product. They seem to know their stuff, but I'm not sure how applicable it is to other...
Forum: Other topics 04-20-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 28,979
Posted By ERD50
The last thing I ordered from Amazon didn't make...

The last thing I ordered from Amazon didn't make it here.

It was odd, I tracked it moving from AZ to OK to Chicago in a few days. Then it sat in Chicago for Monday through Friday. Then Amazon and...
Forum: Other topics 04-20-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
??? That's the nature of the beast, wishing...

???

That's the nature of the beast, wishing won't change it.

But it points out something we've talked about here before - putting solar panels on individual residential rooftops is an extremely...
Forum: Other topics 04-20-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,007
Posted By ERD50
I think you are shifting the context of those...

I think you are shifting the context of those quotes. I was responding to comments about subsidies being responsible for speeding up the technology itself. But as was said - if a company can sell the...
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