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Forum: Tools Today, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
I was able to get top big plug out of the air...

I was able to get top big plug out of the air tank.
This tank is 1947 and it looks amazing auto drains work.
It is just under ” thick this thing is so heavy....
Forum: Solar Power Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By pinballlooking
That would be a good use for it.

That would be a good use for it.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,346
Posted By pinballlooking
7 years ago I build this charger (EVSE). I now...

7 years ago I build this charger (EVSE). I now have a Gen2 Volt but the charger is still charging my car just fine.

I did add a couple vent holes in it since it is installed indoors. It just...
Forum: Tools 02-23-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
It is all back together. I used a pipe clamp to...

It is all back together. I used a pipe clamp to help get the belt tighter. It is now putting out 8.2 CFM that is better. Now on to my other compressor.

If you wanted to buy a two stage 175 psi 7-8...
Forum: Tools 02-23-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
I finally have it off my trailer and on a pallet....

I finally have it off my trailer and on a pallet. With my subcompact tractor I could not lift it any higher on trailer. I could curl it and get it off the trailer a couple inches. I just pulled...
Forum: Tools 02-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
I did the home Hydro test. Filled it completely...

I did the home Hydro test. Filled it completely with water. Then used pressure washer to pressurize it.
I pressure tested it to 310 psi. it held good. With this test I would feel good at even 175...
Forum: Tools 02-22-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
I know some people probably will not like this. ...

I know some people probably will not like this.
I used a magnet to clean the rust out of the compressor tank. I could see two spots where is had rusted thin.

They were a dime size and a few...
Forum: Tools 02-22-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
I was able to put more degreaser on it and...

I was able to put more degreaser on it and pressure wash it. I think I am finally there.
Some of my parts seem to be lost in the mail.
...
Forum: Tools 02-19-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
I have not had time to work on my compressor. It...

I have not had time to work on my compressor. It has been really cold here but next week it will warm up.
My new motor and magnetic starter switch and pressure switch and safety valve came...
Forum: Tools 02-17-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
Looking again at the picture. It has to be...

Looking again at the picture. It has to be leaking oil from the seal on the pulley side.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9223&stc=1&d=1613575528

In the manual it...
Forum: Tools 02-16-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
My VFD came in I researched it and had it setup...

My VFD came in I researched it and had it setup to run the motor. The motor would not run.
I have a old 1 HP 3 phase motor connected it up to the VFD I ran fine....
Forum: Tools 02-12-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
One can of degreaser and I got the motor off. I...

One can of degreaser and I got the motor off. I was to cold for the pressure washer. Maybe next time is will not be so cold
...
Forum: Tools 02-12-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
I ordered a VFD to run the 3 phase motor. You can...

I ordered a VFD to run the 3 phase motor. You can use the pressure switch to tell the VFD to start and stop.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9212&stc=1&d=1613141716
...
Forum: Tools 02-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
Here it is after two car wash cycles. Their...

Here it is after two car wash cycles. Their degreaser is usually decent but today is was not very good.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9210&stc=1&d=1613071775

It is...
Forum: Tools 02-10-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
Thanks, I was excited to get it. This one can be...

Thanks, I was excited to get it. This one can be a real compressor backup to my compressor I use in the shop. It is supper close to the same output as my good compressor.

If I connect my 19 CFM...
Forum: Tools 02-10-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By pinballlooking
I bought a 74 year old compressor today on Market place.

The tank ends are just under ” steel head .230 Shell .221 it was built 1947. The sides are almost that thick.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9203&stc=1&d=1613012279
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Forum: Tools 02-08-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
Bad news It now it has a pin hole dripping...

Bad news

It now it has a pin hole dripping water out the bottom. Time to look for a new tank.
I am bummed about it.

...
Forum: Tools 02-06-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
I did the pressure washer test. It was kind of a...

I did the pressure washer test. It was kind of a mess. I got out the pressure washer and it has not been run in a long time.
The cord would not pull to turn the motor over. I took out the spark plug...
Forum: Tools 02-04-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
The check valve was the wrong size for the top...

The check valve was the wrong size for the top pipe. I ordered the correct one. I hope to do the home hydro test in next couple days.

The motor sounds really good now much quitter. I will take a...
Forum: Tools 02-03-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By pinballlooking
I agree Very cool.

I agree Very cool.
Forum: Tools 02-02-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
UPS delivered my bearings today. I clean up the...

UPS delivered my bearings today. I clean up the motor and put the new bearings in.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9189&stc=1&d=1612322570
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Forum: Tools 02-01-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
I let it sit over night and it is leaking air...

I let it sit over night and it is leaking air through the check valve. I found a new one on eBay $11.73 shipped it is on the way.
...
Forum: Tools 01-31-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
I finally received my compressor parts. The...

I finally received my compressor parts. The unloader part was on backorder.
It is coming along nicely. I cleaned up the pressure relief valve....
Forum: Solar Power 01-29-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 185,070
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is what it looks like when you have a bad...

Here is what it looks like when you have a bad microinverter. This is why I like microinverters. The rest of the array keeps making power. Enphase has made it so you do not have even call in.

I...
Forum: Tools 01-18-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By pinballlooking
I have a craftsman 6.5 HP 240 Volt direct drive...

I have a craftsman 6.5 HP 240 Volt direct drive compressor.
That thing sounds like a air plane taking off. You do not want to be in the garage working while it is running.

I really dislike it...
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