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  1. RU-Omega Potato

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  2. wes tegg

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    Scared of looking too cool?
     
  3. RU-Omega Potato

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    FIFY
     
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  4. MA

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  5. Willpépé

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    So a few items on this. There are three ways that I have seen people say it’s how they got a refund or discount. Federal, state and owner/operator of the grid. Honestly I never dug in deep enough to base any expectation for incentives to last. We’re fortunate that we live in a well covered area now so really haven’t pursued. If we were still in our previous home I’d probably have some sort of battery.
     
  6. g8r

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    Many of the solar company claims are misleading. I work for a power company and see the real life test cases often. Many people are sold a false bill of goods going into these solar panel contracts.
     
  7. Willpépé

    Willpépé Miles of D.
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    Good to know thanks. I was talking more battery only, I’d never put in solar panels personally.
     
  8. g8r

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    batteries with some kind of off grid generation is kind of a waste of money tbh. Price wise you are better off buying a generator for times of power outages.
     
  9. Name P. Redacted

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    These are two different use cases you’re trying to compare.
     
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  10. g8r

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    Understood. What I am not understanding is why someone would spend money on battery storage if they still are getting grid power. If it is simply to avoid outages than an automatic whole home generator would likely be more sensible.
     
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  11. Name P. Redacted

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    Agree, I don’t see the benefit of having storage without solar. However the original person also said he gets power from PG&E which could be doing forced outages, having outages because they caused another wildfire, or like tripled the billing rate during high use times. PG&E is a mess.
     
  12. g8r

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    I wonder after credits what the price difference between batteries and a whole home natural gas generator is.
     
  13. Roast

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  14. Willpépé

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    That’s what I am interested in specifically. There’s also technology at play here as well. I’m not arguing any specifics but when the capacity gets to the point where you only need one or two units to power your house up for a week, things then get more compelling. Not there yet to my knowledge. Now if those solar shingles would actually work, I’d consider them as well.
     
  15. g8r

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    gotcha. This is probably preaching to the choir but take any output claims from solar providers with a whole shaker of salt. Also talk to your electric provider prior to jumping into a deal. We are seeing providers telling people they will get full retail for excess generation and that is patently false (and they know it). Also systems are not getting anywhere in the ballpark of the claimed output.
     
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  17. TYdeFan05

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    I forgot I posted this and someone just liked it. Apparently we were “losing money if we didn’t buy it”* [it=a patio full of shit over Father’s Day weekend]. Needless to say, I got wood.

    *source: my wife/not an accountant

    the same week we brought home an 8’ by 4’ dining room table and 10 chairs we custom ordered from the Amish. I’m going to check my termite policy.
     
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  18. Pharm

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    Let me know how the drone is, was thinking about getting one.
     
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  19. MoJo

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    I’m not fucking around anymore... also, a large smoked femur

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  20. burnttatertot

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  21. dahldennsull

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    Want to hear how this goes. May be moving to a full time remote job and want a strong mesh/WiFi setup
     
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  22. Willpépé

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    Also dogs should not have weight supporting bones of large animals. Will likely be fine, but they can splinter, which is bad. They can also break their teeth.

    Unless you have a giant cauldron and are making some kick ass stew?
     
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  23. Simon Templar

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    We give our dog “bully sticks” which are actually dehydrated bovine dick. The more you know
     
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  24. Simon Templar

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    My dog quite literally eats all the dicks
     
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  25. Willpépé

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    A lasting family memory is being in a pet store with my daughters a few years ago and they were playing with all the bully sticks. When I let them in on the secret, they immediately put them down.
     
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  26. Weedlord420

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    Team antlers for dogs
     
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  27. burnttatertot

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    Sure, if you hate your dog.
     
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  28. wes tegg

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    What?
     
  29. burnttatertot

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    They can wear down or break your dogs teeth. Bully sticks are softer.
     
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  30. wes tegg

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    They can, and a dog can choke on a bully stick. Antlers are perfectly safe as long as you supervise your dog.
     
  31. burnttatertot

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    Are Antlers Safe for Dogs?

    Dogs love chewing on bones and antlers. This fact is reinforced in cartoons, the media, advertising, and even in our speech. Ever heard the expression, “like a dog with a bone”?

    On the surface, seem like the perfect object for our pets to chew on. Antlers do not appear to splinter as easily as bones or other toys; they last a long time, saving you money on chew toys for powerful chewers; and they appeal to our sense of what is “natural” for our dogs.

    However, antlers can pose some hazards that you should consider before you buy the antler treat you’ve been eyeing at the pet store.

    Types of Antler Chews
    Natural can come from a variety of sources. Each type has different textures. Deer antlers for dogs can have a harder texture than other varieties of antlers. They come in a wide range of sizes to select the right fit for your dog’s size and chewing behavior. are usually large in size, and can often be available in a split form. Elk antlers vary in density depending on which part of the antler is selected. Moose antlers for dogs are softer than other antlers, and are often sold in different slices and shapes to choose what works for your individual dog. You can even find other types of “antler” chews that are made from water buffalo horns.

    Antlers and Dental Health
    Perhaps the biggest irony when it comes to hard chews like antlers is that we, as owners, believe we are helping to keep our dogs’ teeth clean. After all, chewing helps reduce plaque and tartar buildup, and it also redirects destructive tendencies and anxiety into an acceptable outlet. For owners of powerful chewers that destroy conventional chew toys in a manner of hours, antlers seem like a gift from nature herself.

    You should consider, though, that antlers and other excessively hard chews are a common cause of broken teeth in dogs. Broken teeth are extremely painful and can lead to abscesses and infections. While your dog’s suffering is usually enough of a deterrent, a broken tooth typically costs hundreds of dollars in repair or removal, offering an economic incentive, as well as a moral one, to consider carefully whether antlers are the right chew for your individual dog.

    Avoiding Health Complications from Antlers
    Dental problems are one possible complication associated with antlers. The hard surface can cause your dog’s gums to bleed, and although that is not always serious, it can be uncomfortable.

    The most serious issue, however, is internal. Antlers that break or splinter can get lodged in your dog’s mouth, throat, or intestines, causing dangerous blockages that could require emergency surgery.

    Dogs left unsupervised to chew antlers are especially at risk, since you may not know that they have swallowed part of their antler until they have started showing symptoms, or worse, choked.

    But My Dog Loves Antlers!
    Not all dogs will have problems with antlers. Some owners give antlers to their dogs for years without any problems, but that is not a guarantee that antlers are safe, no matter how much your dog loves them.

    While most veterinarians advise staying away from antlers for dogs, if you do choose to give your dog an antler, it is a good idea to supervise him while your dog chews on it (or any chew toy).

    Antler Alternatives
    It can feel, sometimes, like nothing is safe for dogs anymore. Bones, antlers, rawhide, and even Nylabones are all controversial when used as chew toys for dogs, and they all carry potential health risks.

    If you’re concerned about your dog’s ability to safely antler chews, consider buying chews that have little flexibility. You should also pick chew toys that don’t fit all the way into your dog’s mouth. This helps protect aggressive chewers and may reduce the risk of choking and obstruction.

    Your veterinarian is a great resource for recommendations of safe chew toys, and you can also check out this list of veterinarian-approved chews from the Veterinary Oral Health Council. No matter what chew toy or object you decide to go with, always make sure you get the right size for your dog, and look out for any recalls, especially if you select a jerky chew product or another food product.

    https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/are-antlers-safe-dogs/
     
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  32. texasraider

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    New favorite underwear - freeflyapparel.com
     
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  33. Tommy Jefferson

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    They are spamming my Instagram pretty hard and I’m interested. Have you tried their shirts?
     
  34. Owsley

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    Don’t have any of their underwear, but the bamboo hoodies are unbelievably comfortable.
     
  35. Weedlord420

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    I really wanted the green bamboo button up but it’s sold out
     
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  36. lfriend

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    Got a Tempurpedic pro adapt hybrid with fancy ass adjustable base delivered today.

    Gbr nfm
     
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  38. Druce

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  39. Degausser

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    When Chase sends you a fraud alert, that probably means you spent too much money, huh?
     
  40. danny2430

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    Did this a couple years ago

    Worth every penny and won’t ever be able to switch now
     
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  43. nexus

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    Reading this gave me PTSD
     
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  44. TYdeFan05

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    I bought a ton of those when I moved and sold them to a neighbor who was moving when I was through with them. No complaints and they held up well on the ride and in storage (to attacks from pests that chewed right through cardboard) while our house was being built.
     
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  45. PAHokie

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    Been needing a few more of these. Hopefully I can still grab a few on Wednesday
     
  46. steamengine

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    I get so many of their ads. I’m gonna give it a go.
     
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  47. steamengine

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    I dare any of you to dad this hard.
     
  48. jbr

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    My gray ASICS with highlighter yellow highlights say what’s up
     
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  49. Taques

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    brooks own
     
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  50. Arrec Bardwin

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    Had these for about a year and love them

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