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solar clothes dryer
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Red River Gorge 紅河谷 trace, middle section, above slide

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first break
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back down to the stream
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at the slide pool
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Bunny in the pool
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Wolfgang in the pool
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Judy on the rocks
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Bunny explores a side stream
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up to the main trail
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busy resting
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Red River Gorge trail
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Red River trace (video)

Home drainage improvement

Problem: The upstairs balcony run-off discharges into the air causing flooding and messes below

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balcony roof rainwater drains into the air

Goal: Reroute top floor street-side balcony from flooding below

materials, resources and parameters

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a tile 瓷磚 is 11 cm square including grout
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attach the vertical pipe right along the edge of the building
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downpipe will rest on the rail 9 tiles or 1 m above the platform
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bottom and cross to water tank
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horizontal will take rainwater over across the roof to the overflow tank
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view over the back roof
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horizontal span is 54 tiles or 5 meters
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vertical pipe reaches within 3 tiles (33 cm) of the bottom of the balcony
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spin the downspout toward the corner
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view from the street
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230 and 362 cm sections of 7.5 cm PVC piping
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all of the piping is 7.5 cm diameter
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135 cm overflow and 123 downspout
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tank tower already 4 cinder blocks high
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9 cinder blocks available
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horizontal pipe will pass over the roof

Pipe lengths available: 430, 362, 230, 135, 123, 88, 70 cm


June vertical-top
turn downspout toward wall
June vertical
attach 650 cm vertical downspout
June bottom-corner
bottom corner rests on handrail
June horizontal
horizontal pipe

Try replacing the 70 cm section with the 230 cm section for the long vertical pipe.

Pizza gathering at Mick's

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Mick's house
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next generation at the pizza oven

Around Xindian and Jingmei

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Menu at 福緣齋
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Menu at 福緣齋
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a thin building in Jngmei
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a thin building in Jngmei
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urban whistling thrush

Around the house

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construction inspectors
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lunch break
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back work area
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6/15 rain (video)
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new community pool

Upper level plumbing completed before downpour

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Upper plumbing complete
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Capture runoff of two small front roofs
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6/20 rain (video)
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horizontal pipe sags from water weight

Inspecting the construction site

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Oven door spring repair

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failed copper braid spring extension
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HDPE pulley wheel transfers vector of motion
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23 cm extension transfers spring force around wheel
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spring tension keeps the oven door closed tightly
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Oven door spring repair (video)
Keywords: bird, building, dog, food, project, repair, sign, stream, trail, video, waterfall
People: Aaron, Bunny, Judy, Philip, Wolfgang
Dates: 2022:06:01 - 2022:06:28