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Forum: Tiki Hut 07-09-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

My intent was not to argue a point but to educate. Either you didn't read my explanation or just simply don't under stand. Oil field control systems are simple if you understand them and...
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-09-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

Let me see if I can explain this more clearly. A BOP is a series of valves. Some of the valves are suppose to seal around the drill stem and some have shear rams. The shear rams are the shut down...
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-08-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

Mitchel the BOP failed. It did not close and seal the well. An acoustic switch is not a not a wellhead valve. It is a communications device to actuate the wellhead valve. It is used in tandem...
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-08-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

Its just as much this administrations failings as any. All the blame cannot be laid as the feet of any one administration. They have all taken money from the large oil interests. It is the...
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-08-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,373
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Oil Spill an Oil Volcano that can't be contained?

The environmental disaster that is occurring in the gulf is horrendous and will be with us for decades. If it weren't for that sad fact this thread would almost be comical. Some of it reads like...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-04-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By mckoinld
Agri-Starts - recent experience

I searched the posts and didn't find any with recent experience with Agri-starts. I am planning to order several flats from them and I would like any input on first hand experience with them. Do...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-02-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,606
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Winter's effect in Houston

Over here in Lake Charles, la we have pretty much the same on bananas. Its the bamboo that took the hit. All of my large dia. clumpers are killed off to the ground. Some of them are showing signs...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 04-02-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,423
Posted By mckoinld
Re: My new garden project...

Wish I lived closer.....I would bring my little tractor over and we would have fun playing in the dirt!!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-02-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Price check 2 gallonish ensete V murellie

Sandy at Northern Tropics is the place to go. I have gotten several plants from her and always been well satisfied. They are healthy and ready to grow!!

Cut back is the way to go. In one month...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-03-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,115
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Houston(ish) Texas Banana Growers

Welcome. You will find good info here. Lots of nice folks too.
Forum: European Section 12-28-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 120,283
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Weather forecast

That is amazing. I get alt. sickness just thinking about going that high. I am truly a flat lander. I like living in the nice warm (most of the time ) gulf coast flat lands.
Forum: European Section 12-27-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 120,283
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Weather forecast

Wow Beth when you get high you really get high!
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-18-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3,318
Views: 280,160
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Share an image!

WOW!! What a great shot Beth. Is that where you are now?
Forum: Member Introductions 12-17-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By mckoinld
Re: another new member

Welcome from South Louisiana. I use both comercial and natural. Horse and chicken manure. Check for a local stable they often give the horse manure away. The chicken poop is available at some...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-13-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,436
Posted By mckoinld
Re: We are leaving

Wow what melodrama!!!!

LMAO This sounds like a 7th grade break up.

When you boys grow up come on back cause there's a lot of valuable info here.

In the mean time try to learn to take what you...
Forum: Other Plants 12-11-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,485
Posted By mckoinld
Re: How NOT to Remove a Palm Tree

This is great. Needs to be posted every spring and fall Not just for a laugh but to remind us to think before we do things that could be dangerous.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-04-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,562
Posted By mckoinld
Re: What kind of bananas are these

Thanks for the info. This is the first time that I have run across these. The are great little naners.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-04-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,165
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Snow in Houston??!!

I love snow in pictures NOT in my yard!!!
Where is that d&%# global warming?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-04-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,562
Posted By mckoinld
What kind of bananas are these

Found these in the gro in Pensacola, Fl. They are wonderful little bananas. Can any one tell me what they are.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=27389&size=1...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 11-20-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,348
Posted By mckoinld
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-20-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By mckoinld
Re: If you could only keep one banana plant

Enset Ventracosum Murellii. So pleasing to look at and watch grow.
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-20-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 98,768
Posted By mckoinld
Re: What Are You Listening To?

Listening to my big dog snore! I never imagined a dog could make this much noise while sleeping. Lily is her name and she is an 11 mo. old 115 lb. English Mastiff that thinks she is a lap dog.
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-13-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 98,768
Posted By mckoinld
Re: What Are You Listening To?

Celtic Woman - May It Be. Never fails to center and focus me...
YouTube - Celtic Woman - May It Be (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RugSclNY4y8&feature=related)

Followed by Cusco - Dream Catcher. ...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-10-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,770
Posted By mckoinld
Re: Hello From San Antonio

This is the right place to learn. Welcome.
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-07-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 24,538
Posted By mckoinld
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