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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-16-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Daox
Welcome back and thanks for the update. That is...

Welcome back and thanks for the update. That is some very impressive energy consumption!
Forum: Solar Heating 05-06-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Daox
Refurbishing old solar hot water panels

Its been quite some time, but years ago I got 10 solar hot water panels (https://ecorenovator.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1251) from BenNelson. They had been sitting for quite some time with the...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 04-10-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Daox
Great question. I have a very simple wifi...

Great question. I have a very simple wifi thermostat without any datalogging. It would be great to have this feature.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 03-21-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,278
Posted By Daox
I would definitely buy it again. I have done a...

I would definitely buy it again. I have done a bunch of upgrades to mine to get it to print better. However, there is now a very popular Creality Ender 3 out that seems to fix most of the issues...
Forum: Tools 02-03-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,669
Posted By Daox
Looks pretty nice! Hope you sell many!

Looks pretty nice! Hope you sell many!
Forum: Tools 01-13-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,426
Posted By Daox
Got a free snowblower - doesn't run

This past weekend I helped a friend move his son. They're closing on the house this week, so he needed to get everything out. In the back of his garage was a not horribly old snowblower. It was...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-15-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,278
Posted By Daox
Here is the latest project. My wife loves to...

Here is the latest project. My wife loves to collect rocks and I suggested we 3d print her a rock tumbler. She liked the idea, so this is what I drew up. My father in law even had just recently...
Forum: Solar Power 11-30-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,665
Posted By Daox
I would suggest Battery Hookup...

I would suggest Battery Hookup (https://www.batteryhookup.com/?rfsn=3223103.eac2d9). I ordered some 18650 cells from them not too long ago. Great prices!
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-09-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,269
Posted By Daox
I also posted this on EcoModder. Someone...

I also posted this on EcoModder. Someone mentioned that larger cells are easier to work with. So, I posted what I found as far as making smaller cells such as teh 18650 into larger packs.

There...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-25-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By Daox
Very interesting performance and price...

Very interesting performance and price comparison. I wonder what things will be like in another 10 years.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-14-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,115
Posted By Daox
I ended up having to reprint the bottom piece. ...

I ended up having to reprint the bottom piece. The two end holes were 1/16" off and it just didn't line up nicely. Cut twice measure once, right? :confused: I'm still working on that. Anyway, it...
Forum: Conservation 08-13-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,625
Posted By Daox
Ben Nelson, a local friend and forum user has...

Ben Nelson, a local friend and forum user has been posting some youtube videos of his OEM electric Ford Ranger recently. He has also converted it to lithium. He is always tinkering with something. ...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-30-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 101,280
Posted By Daox
Alright, last night I got all of my bits for this...

Alright, last night I got all of my bits for this project. This new version virtually replaces every part of the system minus the spring loaded damper at the bottom of the chimney.


I started...
Forum: Conservation 12-10-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 40,119
Posted By Daox
I was actually just in my basement and took a...

I was actually just in my basement and took a look at some of my taping done 8 years ago. Most of it is still good, but there are definitely area that are leaking large amounts of air again. Time...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-25-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By Daox
Brultech GreenEye electric (110 &240V) monitoring systems

I just got an email from Home Power that contained a reference to this company and what they make. They make whole house electric monitoring hardware. It looks pretty nice, a little pricey, but...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-05-18, 05:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,699
Posted By Daox
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: Solar Heating 09-12-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 101,280
Posted By Daox
I plugged in the attic fan the other day since we...

I plugged in the attic fan the other day since we had a week of highs in the 60s. It did its job, but I noticed it wasn't blowing as hard. So, I grabbed the unit, brought it down and sure enough,...
Forum: Introductions 07-27-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,587
Posted By Daox
Yep, we've been around for a while now! :) ...

Yep, we've been around for a while now! :)

Thanks for popping in and giving an updated. Its always interesting to hear from older members.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-23-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,278
Posted By Daox
Well, I've had my Up! Plus printer for about 4...

Well, I've had my Up! Plus printer for about 4 years now. I've made quite a few parts on it, and sold well more than enough to pay for it. But, its time to upgrade. I just ordered myself a CR-10S...
Forum: The Billiards Room 01-03-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,699
Posted By Daox
Nice progress!

Nice progress!
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-29-17, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,226
Posted By Daox
I've started getting the components. Its my...

I've started getting the components. Its my first time using a M.2 drive. WOW they're crazy small! Very cool stuff.

Here is the 500gb M.2 SSD. It mounts right to the motherboard. No cables to...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-16-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,226
Posted By Daox
Thanks for the tips guys! I do have my eye...

Thanks for the tips guys!

I do have my eye out for a new power supply. I will probably get one after a while. I realize that the 530W is mega overkill. However, I wasn't really able to find...
Forum: Introductions 09-21-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,021
Posted By Daox
Hello and welcome to the site Pablo! That sounds...

Hello and welcome to the site Pablo! That sounds like a fun project you have there.
Forum: Solar Power 09-21-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By Daox
Yep, you have a misunderstanding. :) As a rough...

Yep, you have a misunderstanding. :) As a rough example, a solar PV panel is like a battery. Resting voltage of a 12V lead acid battery is around 12.7V. However, as soon as you start drawing power...
Forum: Tools 08-30-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,610
Posted By Daox
Looks very good! :thumbup:

Looks very good! :thumbup:
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