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by Scooter17
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Heating smaller 1-car Detached Garage
Replies: 27
Views: 1792

Re: Heating smaller 1-car Detached Garage

Flat panel radiator
by Scooter17
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your recent experience of visiting a dentist
Replies: 63
Views: 4321

Re: Your recent experience of visiting a dentist

I took my kids, protocols where over the top and cleanings where done with a toothbrush no polisher. I cancelled my appointment. Plus $10 surcharge for PPE. I will note this is a high end extremely reputable dentist that I’ve been going to for 40 years.
by Scooter17
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Lawn mower recommendation
Replies: 91
Views: 6119

Re: Lawn mower recommendation

Toro.
by Scooter17
Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Insulation and air sealing quote - does this seem reasonable?
Replies: 18
Views: 1243

Re: Insulation and air sealing quote - does this seem reasonable?

What state are you in? Here in MA they have a program called MA Saves, I had my previous house down and my out of pocket cost was $215. They did an estimated $3k worth of work and of course the contractor gets reimbursed from the program
by Scooter17
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Go for the Honda 0.9% APR loan or pay cash? 35k minivan
Replies: 51
Views: 4114

Re: Go for the Honda 0.9% APR loan or pay cash? 35k minivan

UpperNwGuy wrote: Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:51 pm Buy the new car. You have a family to think about. Ignore those curmudgeons on here who who always say to buy used. I'm sure many of them repair their own cars....
Agree
by Scooter17
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What is the best concert you ever witnessed?
Replies: 434
Views: 31988

Re:

animal wrote: Sat May 01, 2010 8:04 am Hard to narrow it down to one.

The Police, Final Concert - Madison Square Gardens August 2008

Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert - Wembley Stadium April 1992
I agree. Saw Police at Fenway Park. Excellent, true musicians. Wow, was that 2008? Time flys
by Scooter17
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Spectrum raises prices once again
Replies: 18
Views: 2037

Re: Spectrum raises prices once again

Spectrum is awful. I don’t like most cable providers but I do miss Comcast. Spectrum also has a $10 self installation charge, brutal.
by Scooter17
Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Tires recommendations?
Replies: 61
Views: 3641

Re: Tires recommendations?

I would recommend replacing what was originally on the vehicles but get the longer mileage version. Something about modern cars they seem to be designed to accommodate a certain tire. Every time I changed tires from the original and they were always a highly rated top quality tire the ride was horre...
by Scooter17
Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: My kid scratched my neighbor's new car
Replies: 115
Views: 7380

Re: My kid scratched my neighbor's new car

Unfortunate situation. I agree pay the claim. Insurance is used only for catastrophic events.
by Scooter17
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Buying a house - survey necessary?
Replies: 32
Views: 2529

Re: Buying a house - survey necessary?

Yes, get a survey. I just had one done on my property
by Scooter17
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Driveway resurface or rebuild
Replies: 16
Views: 1905

Re: Driveway resurface or rebuild

All and all it doesn’t look too bad. You could have those cracks cut out and patched then seal coat to help blend it. A poorly prepared base will cause all the problems. 6” crusher run compacted then 2” base coat and then 1.5” topcoat is ideal.
by Scooter17
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Carrying a big long mortgage
Replies: 96
Views: 6899

Re: Carrying a big long mortgage

All great information and thank you. I just refinanced to a 30 yr at 3.250 with under $1k in fees, but I kept my current balance and also don’t believe in getting the biggest mortgage possible.
by Scooter17
Sun Apr 26, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Carrying a big long mortgage
Replies: 96
Views: 6899

Carrying a big long mortgage

I’m curious to everyone’s thoughts on this:

https://www.edelmanfinancialengines.com ... g-mortgage
by Scooter17
Sun Apr 26, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: DIY Auto Detailing Products
Replies: 31
Views: 1863

Re: DIY Auto Detailing Products

Meguiars is good and you can find good pricing at Walmart. I’ve found Griots good but expensive.