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Re: Hard times

Post by 12bar » Sat Nov 27, 2010 12:27 pm

My garden today...
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Winter is coming
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Re: Hard times

Post by VikingBlues » Sat Nov 27, 2010 4:38 pm

Winter has arrived!
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Not that there's a lot of the whie stuff - but November's VERY early for here. :wall:
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Re: Hard times

Post by Golfxzq » Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:32 pm

:D Not to make you guys feel too bad but.... sunshine and 60 deg F here in Tennessee.

:thumbsup: Great job on the renovation, Gerd... the fireplace looks beautiful and inviting.... and that back wall... WOW.. beautiful work. :thumbsup:
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Re: Hard times

Post by 12bar » Tue Nov 30, 2010 8:33 am

Hard times again - that beautiful da~##*@@!#mn oven contaminated my living room (where my guitars and PC are) totally with flue gas. :angry:

Look like I'm very sensitive to this sort of smoke (never been a smoker, too). I have to wait until it's gone, then I have to analyze why the air comes through the chimney into the room and not the other way around - it's really blowing into the oven (although the chimney-sweeper checked and calculated and everything is OK, one the paper).

So - no recording possible. :tears:

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Re: Hard times

Post by Blindboy » Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:02 pm

Woah! that is too bad! I hope that you get it sorted out soon.

Meanwhile, winter is finally starting to happen here too...
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Yesterday was a good day for a nice fire in the studio and a soak in the hot tub. :thumbsup:
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Re: Hard times

Post by VikingBlues » Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:48 pm

12bar wrote:Hard times again - that beautiful da~##*@@!#mn oven contaminated my living room (where my guitars and PC are) totally with flue gas. :angry:

Look like I'm very sensitive to this sort of smoke (never been a smoker, too). I have to wait until it's gone, then I have to analyze why the air comes through the chimney into the room and not the other way around - it's really blowing into the oven (although the chimney-sweeper checked and calculated and everything is OK, one the paper).

So - no recording possible. :tears:
That must be so frustrating having thought you'd crossed the finishing line after all those months. :wall:

Good luck with getting it all sorted soon. :thumbsup:
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Re: Hard times

Post by HalfBlindLefty » Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:57 pm

Hard times indeed Gerd ! I hope it gets fixed soon
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Re: Hard times

Post by nxsneil » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:33 am

Just cleaned the Swimming pool and going for a swim :haha:
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Re: Hard times

Post by 12bar » Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:17 pm

I wish I could - meteorologist say it's gonna be a long, cold winter in Europe :wall: (not that I believe in long-term forecasts...)

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Re: Hard times

Post by HalfBlindLefty » Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:25 pm

Yesterday
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Re: Hard times

Post by ElMano » Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:01 pm

Last week over here in Holland it was so cold that the farmers where milking Ice cream right from the cows. I hear a ring go to the front door and look at two polar bears asking for money to buy a extra winter coat. :tease: I hope it will starting to rain hot water tomorrow. :chicken:
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Re: Hard times

Post by Golfxzq » Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:06 am

OK... Old Man Winter finally got to Tennessee... :beer:
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Re: Hard times

Post by tombstone » Tue Dec 14, 2010 4:36 am

HalfBlindLefty wrote:Oops, Hard times indeed Gerd :(
I hope you'll be done and back online soon.
We will behave....... and JimS isn't around to often so your not at risc another "unspoken song" collab will start off.

That's what you think... :whistle: :away:
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Re: Hard times

Post by Strummer07 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 8:33 am

12 bar

hope you are sorting your flue out OK ......that must be really frustrating ...especially in this weather and with Christmas around the corner.
I am no expert but it sounds like you need a different cowel or baffle on the top of the flue .....that can help get the chimney 'draw' right.
Your Chimney fella should know all about that stuff though. ( My neighbour has just had a wood stove installed and the chmney cowell is quite unusual )

Golfxzq .........is there any part of life where Bud Light does not feature ?? :big_smile:
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Re: Hard times

Post by MajorTom » Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:16 am

nxsneil wrote:Just cleaned the Swimming pool and going for a swim :haha:
I'm with you Neil. Work went overtime- didn't get home until 7pm, but still blue sky and warm. Going to head down to the pool to do a few laps. Loving this weather :cool:

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Re: Hard times

Post by 12bar » Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:55 am

Update: everything is working well, the oven is hot enough for the whole house, nice fire, no smoke EXCEPT we have eastern (= cold) wind :wall:

Eastern wind creates a small vacuum in that room, so the smoke will not take it's regular way through the chimney. It's a matter of house design/chimney position, and unless I put a ventilator into the chimney :eye_rub: I have to live with it. :icon_whoknows:

So - only fire if no eastern wind. Better than nothing at all. :peace:

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Re: Hard times

Post by VikingBlues » Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:15 pm

12bar wrote:Update: everything is working well, the oven is hot enough for the whole house, nice fire, no smoke EXCEPT we have eastern (= cold) wind :wall:

Eastern wind creates a small vacuum in that room, so the smoke will not take it's regular way through the chimney. It's a matter of house design/chimney position, and unless I put a ventilator into the chimney :eye_rub: I have to live with it. :icon_whoknows:

So - only fire if no eastern wind. Better than nothing at all. :peace:
Great - glad to hear you've made some good progress - enjoy the warm. :thumbsup:
Strummer07 wrote:Golfxzq .........is there any part of life where Bud Light does not feature ?? :big_smile:
Must be the Bud Light Year. That only works if you say it like you've got a cold. Heating to infinity and beyond. :lol:
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Re: Hard times

Post by Blindboy » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:07 pm

We finally got some snow here...
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Looking out the back door at the studio....
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Re: Hard times

Post by Strummer07 » Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:41 pm

Wow !! Blind boy ..........that picture looks like a Christmas card !!

I hope you are all snug instide that lovely cabin of yours, are you still getting about and to work/ gigs and all ???? ..........I fear we are going to look much like that tomorrow .......forecasters threatening a big 'dump' all over the UK tomorrow .......Oh Joy !!

Still it keep the beer nice and cool !!

Stay Warm :thumbsup:
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Re: Hard times

Post by 12bar » Fri Dec 17, 2010 9:09 pm

That really looks homey - Christmas is coming! :xmas_1:

We're also burried in snow. And the gulf stream seems to fail this year - it's way too cold for December.

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