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Wylam MH wall pack

Today Greg emailed me and informed me that:
-My wall lights at Wylam are 175 watt MH wall packs using mercury vapor lamps in a metal halide fixture, but you can not use a metal halide lamp in a mercury vapor fixture.
-Metal Halide puts out a light that has a color temperature that is warmer i.e., the colors look more like they are supposed to. Mercury vapor lamps don’t have that quality, but they put out more lumens (measurable light) and last longer. Regardless, both dim with age and it is a good policy to swap every lamp on both properties every two years.

PVC pipes add on


I am going to add the PVC pipes to the end of the tubing tomorrow. This way when the tubing gets old and hard it will at least be straight. This would have fixed the problem from the other day. I believe this is why Greg had these installed on some of the chemicals.

Jim Coleman Company Vacuum


I learned something about my Jim Coleman Company vacuums today. Greg was fixing everything that was broken at my wash when we discussed the timer differences that I had.


Apparently if the timer (1034r timer sn-052200-88) has the new firmware it says "SELECT" and if the firmware is old it says "ADD".  Also, you could test by pressing the buttons. If the buttons sound when pressed it is the new firmware. If there is no sound then it is the old firmware. This is important because the old firmware allows fragrance or vacuum and with the new firmware you can switch between the two.