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Discussion in 'South East' started by Davtopgun, May 18, 2009.

  1. Feb 27, 2019 at 6:28 AM
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    What is your counter top material?

    If granite, I suggest halogen bulbs for the can lights. The halogen really bring out all the colors of the granite.
     
  2. Feb 27, 2019 at 6:33 AM
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    Funny how that works. I don't talk to any other vendors on here. But have become good friends with some of the largest bumper companies.
     
  3. Feb 27, 2019 at 6:33 AM
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    Let's talk about that flower
     
  4. Feb 27, 2019 at 6:33 AM
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    stronghammer it's not a porn name

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    haha thank you for your opinions, I'll comment/answer the best I can to each line.

    You're going to hit the disposer switch instead of the DR light switch a lot - if not you, your guests. Reaching over a counter is not convenient for a light switch.
    I could possibly do two separate switches instead of in the same plate to prevent hitting one and not the other, but I was trying to minimize the amount of switch plates I have on the wall. I don't think reaching over the counter is a big deal, it's not like a 4 foot stretch lol

    Were it me, I'd think about adding a 3-way for the DR by the front door (porch light). Put the second switch in a location convenient to the DR (3 or 4 feet up the wall, closer to the DR).
    Putting the DR light by the front door seems weird to me because that's SO FAR AWAY. I would never want to turn the light on from that spot.

    I'd move the pendant light switch to either next to the sink or to the island itself.
    I mentioned to the contractor that the pendant light switch can be in the island cabinets, I like that option too.

    LR fan should be a double switch - light and fan control. Entry light should be its own switch.
    why should it be a double switch? the light/fan has pull cords on it to control each one, or I might even get one that has a remote. the switch only provides the power, then the cords/remote control the options.

    Are the green circles your can lights? If so, you are going to have significant shadowing when you are working on the counters. The can lights should be located over the front edge of the countertop, not the middle of the walkways.
    the green circles over the island are pendant lights. the other 5 circles in the kitchen are can lights. the can lights have a lot of throw and should not cast shadows since nothing will be blocking them.

    yes, granite. will most likely be LED lights in everything.
     
  5. Feb 27, 2019 at 6:34 AM
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    stronghammer it's not a porn name

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    it's a fan dammit.
     
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  6. Feb 27, 2019 at 6:53 AM
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    @cubie heres your body line pics from rear.
    1st pic: following bed rail line
    2nd pic: following fender flare line
    3rd pic: flare line closer
    4th pic: slightly angled to the left/front tire now visible
    5th pic:slightly angled to the left/higher up. You can see they follow the body well, and kick out dead even with the flares.

    When you break it down like this, its cool to see that the kickout is designed with that rear tire in mind. I think that 5th pic is the money! You can tell they stick out just far enough to be the widest part to catch door dings or protect you on the trail. And that kickout has a really nice angle to pivot that rear tire/bed around the obstacle, instead of ripping through it.

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  7. Feb 27, 2019 at 6:56 AM
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    Davtopgun [OP] Weeeee mod time!

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    Is that carpet purple or am I that colorblind?
     
  8. Feb 27, 2019 at 6:57 AM
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    stronghammer it's not a porn name

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    it's a darker blue, so you're close.

    don't worry, it's all coming out.
     
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  9. Feb 27, 2019 at 7:07 AM
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    Awesome job again @Jerneyman on the sliders. Everytime I brag about them, or post an informative pic, I find just how awesome the angles of everything turned out. Theres some ugly kickouts out there, almost looking not functional, but these look awesome.
     
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  10. Feb 27, 2019 at 7:23 AM
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    Well thank you sir. :hattip:
     
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  11. Feb 27, 2019 at 7:26 AM
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    I do know @cubie had an unanswered question about the strength and integrity of them. He asked if your sliders would be sufficient if he wanted to drive his truck around in third person, like from a forklift lol Whats your answer on that? Probably sounds cooler coming from the engineer himself. I still don't have a slider adapter for my hi-lift, so I'm not willing to find out yet lol.
     
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  12. Feb 27, 2019 at 7:27 AM
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    LR fan should be a double switch - light and fan control. Entry light should be its own switch.
    why should it be a double switch? the light/fan has pull cords on it to control each one, or I might even get one that has a remote. the switch only provides the power, then the cords/remote control the options. For modernization, you should really consider a light switch and a fan switch with speed control on the wall. Pull cords and finding a remote is not a convenience.

    Are the green circles your can lights? If so, you are going to have significant shadowing when you are working on the counters. The can lights should be located over the front edge of the countertop, not the middle of the walkways.
    the green circles over the island are pendant lights. the other 5 circles in the kitchen are can lights. the can lights have a lot of throw and should not cast shadows since nothing will be blocking them. You will be what is blocking them while you are standing at the counter.
     
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  13. Feb 27, 2019 at 7:32 AM
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    I disagree on the switch for the LR fan. I have never been in a house that had that control on the wall, and it has never been an inconvenience. Every fan in my house is controlled by pull cords.

    I understand that I would block the can lights. The only counter space is by the sink (can light above sink, and depending on which side you're standing at the opposing can light will provide light) and then same situation at the island. The fume hood itself has lights and there are pendant lights as well. These aren't can lights that only shoot a beam of light straight down lol
     
  14. Feb 27, 2019 at 7:35 AM
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    I've never lifted my truck with a fork lift, so I can't speak to that necessarily but with all the various mounting locations plus the use of square tubing for the main structure of the sliders, I'd feel comfortable lifting the truck with them.

    My mounts are located on the vertical plane of the frame as well as the lower horizontal plane so all loads seen from forces exerted in the up and down directions on the sliders will be evenly distributed on multiple parts of your frame. To top that off, I use all 1/2 inch Grade 8 bolts with 3/16 thick washers at all bolt hole locations on my sliders.
     
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    LR fan should be a double switch - light and fan control. Entry light should be its own switch.
    why should it be a double switch? the light/fan has pull cords on it to control each one, or I might even get one that has a remote. the switch only provides the power, then the cords/remote control the options. For modernization, you should really consider a light switch and a fan switch with speed control on the wall. Pull cords and finding a remote is not a convenience. Just wanted to add some more color to this convo. If we're getting to spend @stronghammer money for him, I'd also suggest a double switch for the light/fan. In fact, for that room, I'd even consider that switch being on a dimmer, y'know for living room things that happen before the bedroom. Its science.

    Are the green circles your can lights? If so, you are going to have significant shadowing when you are working on the counters. The can lights should be located over the front edge of the countertop, not the middle of the walkways.
    the green circles over the island are pendant lights. the other 5 circles in the kitchen are can lights. the can lights have a lot of throw and should not cast shadows since nothing will be blocking them. You will be what is blocking them while you are standing at the counter. I'd also agree here, but again if we're spending your money for you, you can always add some LED under cabinet strips, wired in with your sink lights.
     
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    lol see above. there will only be two portions of overhead cabinets, on each side of the sink. there will be plenty of light at all countertops even with me standing at them. all of you 8 foot tall 4 foot wide plywood-like MF'ers needs to worry about your counter lighting lol
     
  17. Feb 27, 2019 at 7:40 AM
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    Do we need to return to the "before" version of my kitchen and see the lighting in there?

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  18. Feb 27, 2019 at 7:48 AM
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    haha thank you for your opinions, I'll comment/answer the best I can to each line.

    You're going to hit the disposer switch instead of the DR light switch a lot - if not you, your guests. Reaching over a counter is not convenient for a light switch.
    I could possibly do two separate switches instead of in the same plate to prevent hitting one and not the other, but I was trying to minimize the amount of switch plates I have on the wall. I don't think reaching over the counter is a big deal, it's not like a 4 foot stretch lol
    Minimizing switch plates is a good thing. However, it is an odd place for that light switch.

    Were it me, I'd think about adding a 3-way for the DR by the front door (porch light). Put the second switch in a location convenient to the DR (3 or 4 feet up the wall, closer to the DR).
    Putting the DR light by the front door seems weird to me because that's SO FAR AWAY. I would never want to turn the light on from that spot.
    I get that. But, are you keeping this house forever, or selling it one day?

    I'd move the pendant light switch to either next to the sink or to the island itself.
    I mentioned to the contractor that the pendant light switch can be in the island cabinets, I like that option too.

    LR fan should be a double switch - light and fan control. Entry light should be its own switch.
    why should it be a double switch? the light/fan has pull cords on it to control each one, or I might even get one that has a remote. the switch only provides the power, then the cords/remote control the options.
    The switch for the fan can control both light intensity and fan speed. Pull cords are so 1980's...
    Remotes are fine - except when you can't find it.


    Are the green circles your can lights? If so, you are going to have significant shadowing when you are working on the counters. The can lights should be located over the front edge of the countertop, not the middle of the walkways.
    the green circles over the island are pendant lights. the other 5 circles in the kitchen are can lights. the can lights have a lot of throw and should not cast shadows since nothing will be blocking them.
    The cans, in the position you have them, will cause shadows - independent of the throw of the light. You see, you will be what blocks the light, when the can light is behind your head.


    yes, granite. will most likely be LED lights in everything.
    Halogen bulbs put out a much warmer light. LEDs are close, but still not the same.

    Also, you want a dimmer switch on the can lights. And make sure your LED lights are dimmable.
     
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    For the cool people that like golf like @rmepilot this is for you. For all the others....1 you suck for not liking golf, and 2 keep scrolling assholes!:thumbsup: After I made my equipment deliver yesterday I decided to say screw work the rest of the day (it was already 1 and I get off at 2 and refused to go back through base traffic) and drove out to Madison Golf Center. For the past 2 years I have silently been looking for a good set of Mizuno irons but with them being so rare in left handed I had given up home. Flash forward back to yesterday and Ill be damned! They have a 2017 used set of Mizuno MP-25's, Project X 6.0 shafts, and almost brand new Lamkin grips! Price tag was $550 but managed to finagle them down since I had some doubts on the stiffness of the shafts (not really but kinda, maybe). $408 out the door and I have me a practically brand new set of my dream set of irons. The far left club marks is from me test hitting them on those stupid green mats:headbang:

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    I have pull strings on every fan in my house too, with no double switch for control. I agree its a working concept, and not a huge hassle, but if I were in a renovation, I'd definitely go with a double switch simply for convenience. Plus it seems we're spending your money, so why not go the more expensive route lol
    I'm only 5'8 btw..
    F it, just throw some HIDs in those cans, Light bars under the cabinet, toggle switches everywhere and call it a day. Oh and turbocharge that flower :boink:
     
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