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Old 12-04-2012, 12:51 PM   #3891
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I just read in a magazine artical that some scented candles emit formaldehyde and acetone, chemicals that can leave you feeling light -headed when inhaled, researchers say. All it rakes is two hours of burn time to feel the effects.
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Old 12-04-2012, 02:53 PM   #3892
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I just read in a magazine article that some scented candles emit formaldehyde and acetone, chemicals that can leave you feeling light -headed when inhaled, researchers say. All it rakes is two hours of burn time to feel the effects.
Remember the Gel candles? It turns out that it was very dangerous. If the flame burnt down to the gel, it ignited. Some folks lost their homes, and some received some very serious burns when the gel spilt on them.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:00 PM   #3893
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If I get my hands of Spike, I am definitely going to do him some serious harm.

We got to talking about the batteries in my scooter. He told me' "Batteries have a memory. If you don't let it run down, it will lose it power when your instruments say it is full. Because you keep charging it when it doesn't really need it. So I should let it run down." So I did!

Where did it die? At the very end of the property. I had to release the battery and push the dang thing home. Some of it uphill. It is a good thing it didn't happen when I went to the store. That would call for his death instead of just harm. From now on I will do it my way. Plug it in every night and charge it. My memory tells me to do that.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:43 PM   #3894
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If I get my hands of Spike, I am definitely going to do him some serious harm.

We got to talking about the batteries in my scooter. He told me' "Batteries have a memory. If you don't let it run down, it will lose it power when your instruments say it is full. Because you keep charging it when it doesn't really need it. So I should let it run down." So I did!

Where did it die? At the very end of the property. I had to release the battery and push the dang thing home. Some of it uphill. It is a good thing it didn't happen when I went to the store. That would call for his death instead of just harm. From now on I will do it my way. Plug it in every night and charge it. My memory tells me to do that.
It depends on the type of battery if there is a memory effect. Lots of people have heard about the memory effect, but it only happens with NiCd (nickel cadmium) rechargeable batteries.

Here's a link to show Spike: Memory effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Old 12-04-2012, 05:12 PM   #3895
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It depends on the type of battery if there is a memory effect. Lots of people have heard about the memory effect, but it only happens with NiCd (nickel cadmium) rechargeable batteries.

Here's a link to show Spike: Memory effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I actually have two batteries. It is a big scooter. One of the batteries is a gel one. Acceptable for airline travel. I don't know what the other one is. It doesn't matter. He is going to one hurting kid. It is going to take more than just one slice of wet bred to slap him around. I may end up using the whole loaf.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:16 PM   #3896
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I will have to get my manual out and read it. Should have done that in the first place. I did look at all the pretty pictures of folks using their scooter though.
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Danged wrist is inflamed again. It's bad enough that I can't use my right hand to drink tea. I'm starting the Voltaren tonight. I think I better talk to my doctor about this. I can see from this thread that the last time it happened was 2012-11-18.

This is making me rethink the idea of getting a powerful mixer. I figured I wouldn't use it enough, but I can't even make banana bread at the moment.
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:34 PM   #3898
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The condo member who used to be our handy man opened the garage door manually. So, I got a chance to buy potatoes and a skirt for the Danish Club Mortens Goose dinner tomorrow night.
Do you have a side pedestrian door available so you can gain access? On the motor there is a rope hanging down. If you pull that rope it disengages the electrical part of the motor and you can open the door manually.

A quick story. I worked for a garage door company. One day they installed new doors in the Saugus fire department and gave them the preset remotes. All of a sudden we started to get calls from all the businesses on Route One. It seems every time the fire department went by, their overhead doors were opening by themselves. We always set all the remotes with the same code. It was up to the customer to change it. So all these businesses had the same code as the fire department. The only difference was the fire department had a more powerful remote so they could open the doors about a block away from the fire house on their return. It seems one of the firefighters had the remote in his pocket and was sitting on the open button. Thus all the doors were opening.
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Do you have a side pedestrian door available so you can gain access? On the motor there is a rope hanging down. If you pull that rope it disengages the electrical part of the motor and you can open the door manually.

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We have a side door, but that is only for exiting. I have access from my basement. I looked at the motor, but I couldn't see the rope/chain. I was shown once, but it involved turning off a switch and removing a chain from a sprocket or something like that.

Not being able to get in the side door is one of my vents. The teenagers leave it open so they can get back in. Then we sometimes get vandalism from people wandering in.

The condo administrators say that we can't put a lock that opens with a key from the outside because it's a fire safety door with a bar. I say that's nonsense. I have seen plenty of those doors that open with a bar from the inside, that can be unlocked from the outside. Don't these people pay attention at hospitals, in bars, some stores? I'm going to talk to my locksmith and ask for a quote.
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We have a side door, but that is only for exiting. I have access from my basement. I looked at the motor, but I couldn't see the rope/chain. I was shown once, but it involved turning off a switch and removing a chain from a sprocket or something like that.

Not being able to get in the side door is one of my vents. The teenagers leave it open so they can get back in. Then we sometimes get vandalism from people wandering in.

The condo administrators say that we can't put a lock that opens with a key from the outside because it's a fire safety door with a bar. I say that's nonsense. I have seen plenty of those doors that open with a bar from the inside, that can be unlocked from the outside. Don't these people pay attention at hospitals, in bars, some stores? I'm going to talk to my locksmith and ask for a quote.
That is called a "crash bar."
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