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Good morning everyone... :)
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have a great day y'all...:)
Where's the other half of your clown tang?!

Hahaha. J/k. G'morning!
 

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How much is the price of gas in your area rt now ?
3.59 here in town last night... :face-with-rolling-eyes:
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We're a diesel family, 4.89/gal here. Regular gas is less, but I don't know by how much, only use it for the 4 seater, and we only get a couple gallons at a time.

Hubs fills his truck every day, sometimes multiple times if he's hauling, usually $100 each time. If it's really empty, sometimes $120-150. My truck is a short box so it's got a much smaller tank and only takes about $75 to fill from about a 1/4 tank.
 

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We're a diesel family, 4.89/gal here. Regular gas is less, but I don't know by how much, only use it for the 4 seater, and we only get a couple gallons at a time.

Hubs fills his truck every day, sometimes multiple times if he's hauling, usually $100 each time. If it's really empty, sometimes $120-150. My truck is a short box so it's got a much smaller tank and only takes about $75 to fill from about a 1/4 tank.
I remember a time when diesel - you know the more unrefined version of gas - was cheaper than cheaper than premium gas……..


and it wasn’t till I was in my early 20s that I learned that not all states had the same octane requirements on gas


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So the red states pay more for lower level octane gas…..I feel cheated lol
 
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tried to hole shoot the massive blob of rain this morn,get that wood while it's 72* out... ;)
I lost, got soaked, but only a quarter of it left there now...:face-with-rolling-eyes:
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School me on t5s!!

Not really looking to change my lights, but I did come across a couple fixtures (w/bulbs).


On FB
1- 48” Tek t-5 HO 6 bulb unit with 6 working bulbs, I can get the types of bulbs but appears to be a good mix. $80

1-36” Tek t-5 HO 6 bulb unit with 6 working t-5 bulbs. If you want to know the types of color spectrum let me know. $70


My tank is a 4', but set up as peninsula so I've lost 6" on the left side. Thinking the 36" would be the way to go. BUT I know nothing on t5s.

-How long to bulbs last?
-How much heat are we talking here? It's in a colder room though so there's that.
- What about strength through glass lids? I like glass lids for now since my kid is a monster.
-scheduling? Just smart timers?
 
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School me on t5s!!

Not really looking to change my lights, but I did come across a couple fixtures (w/bulbs).


On FB
1- 48” Tek t-5 HO 6 bulb unit with 6 working bulbs, I can get the types of bulbs but appears to be a good mix. $80

1-36” Tek t-5 HO 6 bulb unit with 6 working t-5 bulbs. If you want to know the types of color spectrum let me know. $70


My tank is a 4', but set up as peninsula so I've lost 6" on the left side. Thinking the 36" would be the way to go. BUT I know nothing on t5s.

-How long to bulbs last?
-How much heat are we talking here? It's in a colder room though so there's that.
- What about strength through glass lids? I like glass lids for now since my kid is a monster.
-scheduling? Just smart timers?
About a year on average.
heat between the bulbs and glass tops will shorten that ,especially in a canopy ?
reg timers/ smart timers either.

stick with the noops... ;) :)
 

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20240709_073726.jpg

tried to hole shoot the massive blob of rain this morn,get that wood while it's 72* out... ;)
I lost, got soaked, but only a quarter of it left there now...:face-with-rolling-eyes:
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First picture dinner?
 

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