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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 02-24-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,472
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 02-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
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 01-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By pinballlooking
I have the compressor apart. It does not look...

I have the compressor apart. It does not look that bad. The cylinders look great.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9142&stc=1&d=1610930144...
Forum: Tools 01-15-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By pinballlooking
I bought a 45 year old compressor yesterday on Market place.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9137&stc=1&d=1610735114

The pump is two stage rated at 8.8 CFM. Kellogg 321TX
He said it worked 5 years ago time will tell. The wiring...
Forum: Conservation 12-28-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
The ebike differs in power used so much. Hills...

The ebike differs in power used so much. Hills make a huge difference. How much you pedal makes so much difference.

@Wanna Beco

Before I bought the ebike I never even worked on a regular bike...
Forum: Conservation 11-06-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
The old back shock made for a 330 pound person...

The old back shock made for a 330 pound person did not have any give at all.
That was a must change for me.

I have 280 miles on it now. The changes really help make it to ride and pedal the way...
Forum: Conservation 10-27-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
I did a 27 mile ride on the Thermal Belt Trail in...

I did a 27 mile ride on the Thermal Belt Trail in NC.
It is a very nice place to ride. It was worth the trip.
Beautiful weather for a bike ride. I still had 62% battery left.

...
Forum: Conservation 10-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
I road on the Doodle Trail in SC yesterday very...

I road on the Doodle Trail in SC yesterday very nice trail.
Down and back was about 17 miles. This is a rails for trails trail.
I just went over 200 miles on my bike.
...
Forum: Conservation 10-21-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
I went for a ride on the swamp rabbit trail...

I went for a ride on the swamp rabbit trail today. I parked at the Zoo they have free EV charging.
This was my first slow ride. I went 12 miles and adv 12 MPH I had 97% battery left.

Speed really...
Forum: Conservation 10-17-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is the controller. The mosfet's look like...

Here is the controller. The mosfet's look like their 70 volt 80 amps from the datasheet. They should be able to handle more amps than stock.
The stock controller is a 18 amp controller.

There is...
Forum: Conservation 10-07-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
When I was shopping for a eBike I could get a 7...

When I was shopping for a eBike I could get a 7 speed or a 8 speed. I bought a 8 speed but I did not put that item very high on the list of must haves.

Now that I have had it and rode 104 miles I...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-05-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,038
Posted By pinballlooking
I am still using my M2 it has paid for its self a...

I am still using my M2 it has paid for its self a few times over.
It is a good solid 3D printer.
Forum: Conservation 09-29-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
I was happy, I have heard bad things about...

I was happy, I have heard bad things about support with some of these companies. I was just polite nice and plead my case.
My wife said I would get no where with them.

While researching eBikes...
Forum: Conservation 09-23-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By pinballlooking
It was expensive but I thought I needed shocks...

It was expensive but I thought I needed shocks and I wanted hydraulic brakes.
It would not be good to have a bike that hurts my back that I can’t ride. 750-watt motor adds to the price.

It was...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-03-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 660
Posted By pinballlooking
I wanted a better Bluetooth speaker to play music while I work.

I wanted a better Bluetooth speaker to play music while I work. I wanted something that sounded good.
I thought we have an old Bose sound dock that used an iPod. That dock sounded really good in its...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-03-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,769
Posted By pinballlooking
Still using the same phone setup. Recently had to...

Still using the same phone setup. Recently had to get Voip phone with my new internet service. I just made a number for my now steel business and forward it to my old phone setup. Still free still...
Forum: Tools 08-09-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By pinballlooking
I used this to load my table yesterday. It works...

I used this to load my table yesterday. It works great you can really have fine control.

I will need to move my table to the center against the wall. It gets so high it could easily hit the garage...
Forum: Solar Power 08-05-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 186,250
Posted By pinballlooking
I love that clock project so much. I have a 3D...

I love that clock project so much.
I have a 3D printer and CNC plasma is not really that different.
Except I have to use my tractor to load the steel on to the table.
Forum: Solar Power 08-04-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 186,250
Posted By pinballlooking
Thanks. My other business that pays the bills is...

Thanks. My other business that pays the bills is computer programming consulting.
I have been doing it many years.

But my side business I make something I designed and you can hold it in your...
Forum: Tools 07-15-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By pinballlooking
Bought a used front end Loader

I have a old Belarus 300 tractor. It is the same as the Belarus 250A except mine has power steering.
I found a front end loader that came with a parts tractor that had a bad motor.
The bucket is...
Forum: Tools 05-09-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,564
Posted By pinballlooking
I ended up getting steel grit 80 grit 200 pounds...

I ended up getting steel grit 80 grit 200 pounds I also 50 pounds glass beads in case I cut some aluminum.
I used a very expensive siphon feed cabinet. I am so glad I switched to a pressure pot...
Forum: Solar Power 05-07-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 186,250
Posted By pinballlooking
TED The Energy Detective is out and Emporia VUE...

TED The Energy Detective is out and Emporia VUE will be in soon.

This product was pointed out here.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/showthread.php?t=7231

The main CT's are bi-directional the...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-04-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By pinballlooking
I have one on order. I will use this to show how...

I have one on order. I will use this to show how much power my shop is using. The solar is over the shop so it will not be 100% accurate but better than what I have now. I can start making the shop...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-03-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,358
Posted By pinballlooking
This is a DIY site so the suggestions will be...

This is a DIY site so the suggestions will be saving some money and DIY.
Here I had no experience with HVAC and I installed 3 single head and one two head units....
Forum: Tools 05-02-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,564
Posted By pinballlooking
I have the sand blasting working very well at...

I have the sand blasting working very well at this point. I will upgrade a couple a couple valves and make a bracket to hold the relocated manifold.
No more getting on the floor to adjust the...
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