93 Cube for under a grand. It can be done... I think. UPDATED GRAND TOTAL! :)

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I found a place that will rebuild the motor to the saw but they are backed up for weeks. I am going to drop the motor off this week some time.

Meanwhile, I realized that transporting a 335 pound cast iron saw around was probably not doing my shoulders any favors so I ordered this:



It has great reviews, plenty of power and capacity and it didn't break the bank.

It arrives tomorrow.

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Yesterday was a year and a half since I quit smoking!

I couldn't imagine my life without them before. Now, I can't imagine my life with them.
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Got the saw, set it up (needs fine tuning) but ripped a pieced of 1.5" thick poplar like it wasn't even there!
I'm impressed with that saw too. Small and mighty. Seems like it revs so high, it cuts right through.

Anyway second coat on tomorrow an finishing the mud in the retail area. Might even get some more of the trim done around the windows.
Glad to assist although not sure if what little I did was a big help. It was a good start to get involved. I at least got part of my plumbing done at home.
How much of the 5 Gal is left after the first coat?
 
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So, what happens when you are working 7 days a week, running a household and trying to open a store?

You miss things that can kill stuff!

I wasn't paying attention to my tank all week. Just feeding and keeping the ATO full.

Yesterday morning, I noticed that the big blue acro frag I got from @Brew12 was RTNing. I couldn't figure out what was up. ALK 8.4 Cal 420 pH 8.2

Today I put my hand in the tank to move something and the water was WARM. I looked and somehow the temp probe for the heater controller got knocked out and was measuring room temperature not the tank!

When I put the probe in the sump and secured it the temp shot up to 87.6! The leathers were shriveled up and the neon GSP was deflated and the blue acro was toast.

The temp is now down to 79.1 and I have done a 5 gallon water change that I was going to do anyway. The leathers look much better and the GSP is back out. I think I may lose the FF digitata and my new Acan I got at the knoxville swap.

So the moral of the story is, don't let anything get in the way of keeping current with maintenance and inspections.
 

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So, what happens when you are working 7 days a week, running a household and trying to open a store?

You miss things that can kill stuff!

I wasn't paying attention to my tank all week. Just feeding and keeping the ATO full.

Yesterday morning, I noticed that the big blue acro frag I got from @Brew12 was RTNing. I couldn't figure out what was up. ALK 8.4 Cal 420 pH 8.2

Today I put my hand in the tank to move something and the water was WARM. I looked and somehow the temp probe for the heater controller got knocked out and was measuring room temperature not the tank!

When I put the probe in the sump and secured it the temp shot up to 87.6! The leathers were shriveled up and the neon GSP was deflated and the blue acro was toast.

The temp is now down to 79.1 and I have done a 5 gallon water change that I was going to do anyway. The leathers look much better and the GSP is back out. I think I may lose the FF digitata and my new Acan I got at the knoxville swap.

So the moral of the story is, don't let anything get in the way of keeping current with maintenance and inspections.
That's a bummer, man. Sorry to hear that.
 

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So, what happens when you are working 7 days a week, running a household and trying to open a store?

You miss things that can kill stuff!

I wasn't paying attention to my tank all week. Just feeding and keeping the ATO full.

Yesterday morning, I noticed that the big blue acro frag I got from @Brew12 was RTNing. I couldn't figure out what was up. ALK 8.4 Cal 420 pH 8.2

Today I put my hand in the tank to move something and the water was WARM. I looked and somehow the temp probe for the heater controller got knocked out and was measuring room temperature not the tank!

When I put the probe in the sump and secured it the temp shot up to 87.6! The leathers were shriveled up and the neon GSP was deflated and the blue acro was toast.

The temp is now down to 79.1 and I have done a 5 gallon water change that I was going to do anyway. The leathers look much better and the GSP is back out. I think I may lose the FF digitata and my new Acan I got at the knoxville swap.

So the moral of the story is, don't let anything get in the way of keeping current with maintenance and inspections.
I can replace the acro and the FF digi. In fact, just tossed about 12 square inches of orange monti and almost tossed 6 frags worth of the FF digi but couldn't bring myself to do it. It really needs cutting back. I also need to cut back around 8 frags worth of a purple staghorn. I need to start collecting trimmings for when I get a calcium reactor. I think that is going to happen sooner rather than later.
 
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I can replace the acro and the FF digi. In fact, just tossed about 12 square inches of orange monti and almost tossed 6 frags worth of the FF digi but couldn't bring myself to do it. It really needs cutting back. I also need to cut back around 8 frags worth of a purple staghorn. I need to start collecting trimmings for when I get a calcium reactor. I think that is going to happen sooner rather than later.

Thanks.

Sherry says the one that died was purple not blue. LOL!
 
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