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Old 07-20-2011, 12:09 PM
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I fixed the weather!

Saskatoon's daytime temperatures have been hitting the 30+C level and us poor folks with no A/C have been sweltering sleepless in our beds at night.
So yesterday evening my wife and I went to Canadian Tire and bought a portable air conditioner.
With struggle and sweat we got the thing into our bedroom and up and running at ~10pm, set it to 68F and slept in the blessed coolness.
This morning it's mebbe 20C and the rain is lashing down my windows.
There's a lesson to be learned here, eh?
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Old 07-20-2011, 12:14 PM
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I got my AC fixed, and it just got hotter... Glad you found some relief from the heat though!
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Old 07-20-2011, 12:14 PM
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Wink

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Old 07-20-2011, 12:22 PM
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My A/C won't even cycle off in the daytime! Really hate summer electric bills. Glad to hear you and the Mrs. got you some comfort though! If I converted correctly it's gonna top 40 degrees C (106F) here again today.
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Old 07-20-2011, 01:32 PM
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I feel ya Richard.

I don't have central air in my place, just 3 window units. They weren't working worth a crap so I cleaned the condensers on all of them. Nice and cool now.
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Old 07-21-2011, 03:26 PM
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Thank God for A/C! Heat indices say it feels like 115 with the heat and humidity. Love our central A/C...couldnt live here without it.
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Old 07-21-2011, 04:09 PM
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just got central air in my house for the first time in my life and just in time! record heat today! ride safe ,,slow mo!
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:48 PM
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fix it again!

fred its broken again...

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Old 07-23-2011, 09:32 PM
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fred its broken again...

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Sure is...

The view from my front window right now...

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Old 07-23-2011, 10:04 PM
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GEEZE.........Snow in July!

Can't say I've never seen it here because I have up in Montana. I've also seen 80 F in december.
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Old 07-28-2011, 09:45 AM
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I used to live in Oklahoma. It got up to 72 here yesterday.
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Old 07-28-2011, 10:28 AM
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40+ days of triple diget temp in Texass so far. It ain't even august.
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:29 PM
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40+ days of triple diget temp in Texass so far. It ain't even august.
August aint even looking good, still showing 100's all next week for us. We did have a brief rain shower the other night to bring us up to .4 of an inch for the whole summer!
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