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Old 02-27-2009, 08:58 PM   #51
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Re: Creating more problems / installing weather instruments


My buddy, who owns a firm that does corporate interior design favors the first horizontal application I posted.

Placing it at the bottom begs for something else to fill the space above. Same with the vertical application at the side.

I'm hoping to apply the first coat of Varathane tonight. Second and third coats tomorrow.

Then, I might take the hygrometer back for a replacement, since it appears that when the instrument is vertical, the needle rests on the face. When it is horizontal, it's not touching anything. Not sure if it's really an issue or not.

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Old 02-28-2009, 01:20 AM   #52
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Re: Creating more problems / installing weather instruments

Only if there is water in it! I like the horizontal also unless you center the vertical between the door and the edge.
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Old 02-28-2009, 10:53 AM   #53
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I personally like the vertical.. but the horizontal looks good too.. hope this helps
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Old 03-01-2009, 07:43 PM   #54
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Re: Creating more problems / installing weather instruments

I'd like it even better if it was mine! But I like it horizontal and at the bottom. Use the upper part to hang a small picture. Maybe someplace of your travels?
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I'd like it even better if it was mine! But I like it horizontal and at the bottom. Use the upper part to hang a small picture. Maybe someplace of your travels?
Hi, and welcome.

This is what I would do too. What I think would look great there is an old fashioned looking clock that matches the weather instruments.
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Old 03-01-2009, 08:51 PM   #56
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I'll take a pic and post it shortly, as in the next day or two.

Anyway, I put it up with double adhesive tape and it sucked itself to the cabinet so that I couldn't shift it at all. Supposed to be able to hold 10 lbs. per square inch, according to the package. There is a clock that matches, but it requires a 2 3/4 inch hole and I had a hard enough time getting 2 1/2 inch holes drilled. And, the cabinet material is only 1/8 inch thick so it would have to be mounted in another chunk of oak, which could look awkward.

I like the idea of a picture, and if I ever take a decent one, I may try to move the instruments.

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Old 03-01-2009, 09:17 PM   #57
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What's my next project?

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Perfect!!
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Yep.. it is perfect!
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I've ordered a "cigarette lighter power adapter" for the Sirius Executive dock seen on the counter. Had to get it from the U.S. and it cost me $15 plus $26 shipping, plus tax when it arrives. Then I hope that I can get a lighter plug installed ( another $75? ) under the cabinet and run the line down the wall where it meets the door frame. All this to be able to listen to Howard Stern and Martha Stewart exploring one another sexually. Or, at least that's what I imagine, given I've never tuned into either channel.

Last I read, Liberty has loaned Sirius U.S. $580 million to meet their commitments and carry on ( for a large share in the company ).

Interesting part of that story is that they are exploring delivering TV through their satellite network as well.

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