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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/9/2012, 9:30 am

Has anyone seen this site? http://tinyurl.com/chgmty5

They have some good ideas, this being one of them. good idea
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Post  CarolinaGirl on 5/9/2012, 10:03 am

They have some cool ideas.. I like the homemade heated seed starter tray:

Does anyone know if rope lights give off the same amount of heat as the bulb strings? Seems like the rope light would be more even heat...
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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/9/2012, 10:30 am

That is one great seed starter! Thanks for the photo.
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Post  Squat_Johnson on 5/9/2012, 1:32 pm

I made the rope-light-heater-tray last winter... works great. I made a 4' version similar to this:
http://doorgarden.com/02/home-made-bottom-heat-seed-starting
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Post  Hoggar on 5/9/2012, 2:34 pm

SwampCatNana Do you have a link for the site that doesn't go to Facebook?
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Post  sandi.conover.jones on 5/9/2012, 4:00 pm

Re: rope lights

Look at the rope lights. Make sure that you are getting incandescent lights, NOT LED's, as LED's are low power, with little heat dissipation, thus, are NOT what you want. I hadn't thought of using lights this way. Someone gave me an ugly yard sign that I accepted, because it had rope lights on it. NOW I know why I 'needed' it... cheers
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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/9/2012, 4:18 pm

@Hoggar wrote:SwampCatNana Do you have a link for the site that doesn't go to Facebook?

Hoggar - the link in my original post in this thread is the link. However, it seems not to be working right now. I'll keep trying it and/or try to find out why it is not working.
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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/9/2012, 4:29 pm

Here is another site about SFG. In the upper right of the screen is a link to more pages.
Anne of Green Gardens

And this is another farming site with great info: Homestead Survival



I've gone back a whole week and cannot find 1 post by Frugal Farmer! I think they had been having a problem and may be down to fix it.
Will keep searching.
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Post  plantoid on 5/9/2012, 5:42 pm

@CarolinaGirl wrote:They have some cool ideas.. I like the homemade heated seed starter tray:

Does anyone know if rope lights give off the same amount of heat as the bulb strings? Seems like the rope light would be more even heat...


Our 33 foot long 240 volt Ac stepped down to 12 volts AC rope light consume 300 watts with respect to 240 volts per hour when all four colours are switched on , so around 75 watts per channel for me .

Look on the sequence controller box ...it should give you the required information
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Post  camprn on 5/9/2012, 8:55 pm

@SwampCatNana wrote:


I've gone back a whole week and cannot find 1 post by Frugal Farmer! I think they had been having a problem and may be down to fix it.
Will keep searching.
Lee

Maybe they are busy farming. My true farmer friends disapear from the internet come the growing season.

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Post  Hoggar on 5/11/2012, 10:42 am

Every time I click the link it takes me to a broken Facebook page.
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Post  walshevak on 5/11/2012, 1:13 pm

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Post  Lindacol on 5/11/2012, 3:11 pm

@Hoggar wrote:Every time I click the link it takes me to a broken Facebook page.

It worked for me when I tried it just now.
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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/11/2012, 4:09 pm

@Lindacol wrote:
@Hoggar wrote:Every time I click the link it takes me to a broken Facebook page.

It worked for me when I tried it just now.

You clicked on the link I included in my initial post for this thread?
I just tried it now and it didn't work.
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Post  Lindacol on 5/11/2012, 4:27 pm

@SwampCatNana wrote:
@Lindacol wrote:
@Hoggar wrote:Every time I click the link it takes me to a broken Facebook page.

It worked for me when I tried it just now.

You clicked on the link I included in my initial post for this thread?
I just tried it now and it didn't work.
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Yes I did and just now tried it again and it worked. I have a facebook account if that makes a difference.



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Post  Daniel9999 on 5/11/2012, 4:29 pm

@SwampCatNana wrote:
@Lindacol wrote:
@Hoggar wrote:Every time I click the link it takes me to a broken Facebook page.

It worked for me when I tried it just now.

You clicked on the link I included in my initial post for this thread?
I just tried it now and it didn't work.
Lee

I am seeing the link as http://tinyurl.com/chgmty5.........the chgmy5 probably means you linked to the image location of the photo (which is being stored somewhere on facebook) and not the actual site itself.
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Post  Lindacol on 5/11/2012, 4:34 pm

@Daniel9999 wrote:
@SwampCatNana wrote:
@Lindacol wrote:
@Hoggar wrote:Every time I click the link it takes me to a broken Facebook page.

It worked for me when I tried it just now.

You clicked on the link I included in my initial post for this thread?
I just tried it now and it didn't work.
Lee

I am seeing the link as http://tinyurl.com/chgmty5.........the chgmy5 probably means you linked to the image location of the photo (which is being stored somewhere on facebook) and not the actual site itself.



OK, when I click on that link here is what actually comes up:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.353375634724503.87962.100001562094838&type=3
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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/11/2012, 4:46 pm

@Lindacol wrote:
@SwampCatNana wrote:
@Lindacol wrote:
@Hoggar wrote:Every time I click the link it takes me to a broken Facebook page.

It worked for me when I tried it just now.

You clicked on the link I included in my initial post for this thread?
I just tried it now and it didn't work.
Lee



Yes I did and just now tried it again and it worked. I have a facebook account if that makes a difference.



Linda

I also have a FB acct.
Just tried it again and got this:
"This content is currently unavailable
The page you requested cannot be displayed right now. It may be temporarily unavailable, the link you clicked on may have expired, or you may not have permission to view this page.
Return home"

Also clicked on the link you gave and still cannot get it. Are you a Hogwart student? LOL
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Post  Daniel9999 on 5/11/2012, 4:48 pm

@Lindacol wrote:
@Daniel9999 wrote:
@SwampCatNana wrote:
@Lindacol wrote:
@Hoggar wrote:Every time I click the link it takes me to a broken Facebook page.

It worked for me when I tried it just now.

You clicked on the link I included in my initial post for this thread?
I just tried it now and it didn't work.
Lee

I am seeing the link as http://tinyurl.com/chgmty5.........the chgmy5 probably means you linked to the image location of the photo (which is being stored somewhere on facebook) and not the actual site itself.



OK, when I click on that link here is what actually comes up:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.353375634724503.87962.100001562094838&type=3

That confirms it...the photo being linked to is being stored on face book....you have to have an account with facebook to see photos stored on face book.... that is why you can see it and others cant.

What probably happened is SwampCatNanna saw photo on the frugal farmer site she liked and double clicked it to expand the size and then linked to the photo .....its not uncommon for some websites to redirect you to another website (like facebook, flickr, photobucket) for images when you click on them to expand the size.

@SwampCatNana.....the reason you might not being seeing it now even though you have a FB account is frugal farmer could be messing around with their image files on facebook.
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Post  gwennifer on 5/11/2012, 4:51 pm

Works for me. Tried it then, tried it now, tried the original tinyurl link, tried the actual facebook link. Everything works, all the time. For me.



What is it that everybody wants to see anyway? Here's a screen shot:

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Post  Hoggar on 5/11/2012, 5:26 pm

Ok it works when I'm already logged in to my face book account.

Gawd I hate FB!
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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/11/2012, 5:40 pm

@Hoggar wrote:Ok it works when I'm already logged in to my face book account.

Gawd I hate FB!

I was logged in to FB and it still didn't show up. Now it showed up when I did a search! I feel like I've gone "round the bend"!
Okay - here is the direct link to Frugal Farmers NON-FB web site:
Frugal Farmer Blog

Lee rock on
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Post  Hoggar on 5/15/2012, 1:06 am

Not to be a weenie Nana but I don't think there the same folks...

The Face Book page says there from Madisonville, Tennessee.
And the blog page says there from Buxton. Maine.
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Post  walshevak on 5/15/2012, 8:43 am

@Hoggar wrote:Ok it works when I'm already logged in to my face book account.

Gawd I hate FB!

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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/15/2012, 1:55 pm

I've given up trying to find where I got that picture of the watering system!
I found it but lost it again.
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