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Old 06-19-2015, 07:58 PM   #2843
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We installed Window Poppers this spring. Greatest invention since bread!

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Old 06-19-2015, 08:21 PM   #2844
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We installed Window Poppers this spring. Greatest invention since bread!

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Over priced junk. A bit of silicon spray on the gasket will not only prevent sticking it will also help protect the gasket.
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Picked up a mount and LG Ultra-wide display for the rear office/bedroom.




Bold, audio or video editing setup? Which LG monitor?
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So orginally I was eyeing 3 monitors hard. 28" 4K Asus and the 29" Asus and LG 29" Ultrawide.

Measurement wise, all of these would fit. But I stumbled onto the LG 25UM57-P Ultrawide and noticed the power consumption. ENERGY STAR Certified Displays | EPA ENERGY STAR

19.14 watts, which blew everything else I was looking out of the water. Even picked up a 12v adapter.

So this monitor is technically as wide as a 27 inch monitor but not as tall. Resolution is ok, not amazing. But it's also an IPS panel so it has TFT panels beat. Perfect all around boondocking monitor for my workflow.

I used to work on two 27 inch thunderbolt displays, this kind of simulates that on a smaller scale.

If anyone was wondering about my color key'd keyboard it's a custom mechanical keyboard from WASD keyboards.
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Old 06-19-2015, 10:18 PM   #2846
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That should relieve some frustrations.

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Old 06-20-2015, 07:09 AM   #2847
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Over priced junk. A bit of silicon spray on the gasket will not only prevent sticking it will also help protect the gasket.
But they are shiney. Airstream bling. I do not have those type of windows, but if I did I would get them. I have Black plastic knobs that are twisted opened and closed. Ditto on the silicon spray. My were getting sticky. Gave them all a wipe down with silicon, now opening is smooth and easy.
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Old 06-20-2015, 09:33 AM   #2848
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Over priced junk. A bit of silicon spray on the gasket will not only prevent sticking it will also help protect the gasket.
Glad you don't have the problem. Silicon spray did not work for us over several years of using it. Window poppers do, and we didn't consider them costly.

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Old 06-20-2015, 11:04 AM   #2849
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Our solution has been to keep using 303 Aerospace Protectant on the gaskets and to wait a few minutes after releasing the associated window latches before opening a window. Patience seems to allow the gaskets to relax their grip on the window, and we can then easily open it.
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Old 06-20-2015, 01:06 PM   #2850
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Protectant 303 is a good product. If you don't use something like this there is a good chance pushing them out hard will cause some of the window gasket material to tear loose and come loose with the glass.
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Old 06-21-2015, 08:21 AM   #2851
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Yup, 303 is what I have been using on my window gaskets. And, I think it does work, and the idea of allowing the gasket to "relax" after releasing the clamps, this I like. Also, a thin piece of plastic or wood, finally shaven can be used as a gentle lever from the outside, if one does not have the Window Poppers.
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I just got the Drumi by Yirego. It is a foot powered clothes washer that uses about 2.6-gal to wash 5 lbs of clothes in about 5 min. You use 1.3 gal to wash, drain, then 1.3 gal to rinse. I figured this would be good since we rarely have enough clothes for a full load when we go on trips. Now just need to figure out how to dry the clothes without looking like a dry cleaners.

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New latch for interior heater door courtesy of Atwood. Flimsy little plastic thing. Surprised more do not break.
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A new parking spot!

We put an offer on a new house... and the inspection is this Friday. Cross your fingers, cross your toes.... waterfront property in Slidell, LA to call our home. Signing date is Aug 17 if all goes well... and there is a good spot for the AS alongside the garage!

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