Sunday, February 16, 2014

Dirty Drawers

4 years 1 month, and 28 days of living in the Arizona dust, and the kitchen/family room/bathroom/bedroom drawers had developed a layer on them that even the toughest arsenal of cleaners could not remove. No need for pictures. Time for a remodel, so after about a 2 second decision of whether to build, or buy new ones I was off to wal-mart 10 minutes, and $11.88 later I had purchased my new cabinets even got black this time. After another 10 arduous  minutes the removal, install, and transfer of previous items was complete. 


New cabinets
Also added 2 more batteries for a total of 4, which should get me thru the cloudiest days of monsoon season.
And to top it off. No pun intended. I installed a flow-rite battery filler, which makes topping off all 4 of the batteries breeze especially in such confined areas.
Hiding out at the folks for the weekend as temps in Tucson are reaching the upper 80's, no complaints as I am well aware what the rest of the country is still experiencing. Waiting on a few more nomadic tools to be delivered before my summer adventure starts. Thanks for visiting. Good Day!

Update: Was just informed of the passing Of Leonard Knight R.I.P. For those who don't know his work he spent a majority life building Salvation Mountain.

10 comments:

  1. And once again our paths did not cross. LOL Looking at your set up I just don't know how I will be able to add a solar system as I haven't the room for one battery never mind more. I may buy a motor cycle battery just to run the small heater when necessary. Yes our temps are climbing but no use complaining when you think of everyone else east of us.

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    1. Hey Jo, Pretty sure my Casino days are over but we shall see. Not sure even my 4 batteries would run a electric heater very long, they draw some serious power.

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  2. I really enjoy all your posts, especially the gear and modifications to the Turtle. I also enjoy pics of Candy and the wildlife. Thanks for sharing. Keep living the dream! :)
    -Duane Myers

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  3. I have one of those Pro Fill dealies, too. I can't check my batteries unless I lift them out of their compartment, so it's been a Godsend. And also so quick and easy. :)

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  4. Hey, we are getting up into the 50-60's today, after 6-8 inches of snow last week! Envious of your 80 degree weather though.

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    1. Hopefully springs just around the corner

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