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Forum: The Billiards Room 08-02-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,915
Posted By pinballlooking
Short update. A couple years later his OEM...

Short update.

A couple years later his OEM radiator went bad. I took his very nice all aluminum radiator off the shelf and installed it. ( I ordered another all aluminum radiator for my other...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-30-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By NiHaoMike
Is the water heater (presumably natural gas) in...

Is the water heater (presumably natural gas) in the garage? Might want to consider connecting a radiator (designed to withstand the water pressure) and circulating pump to it as a hot water fed space...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-30-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By jeff5may
Short term, quickie cheap: 220 window AC unit off...

Short term, quickie cheap: 220 window AC unit off marketplace or craigslist

Longer term, not too much: natural gas forced air garage heater plus mentioned window unit

Long term, somewhat not...
Forum: Tools 07-30-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By pinballlooking
Two nights I got some time to test it out. I...

Two nights I got some time to test it out. I connected my Grinders VFD with my wires. It was running quite but when you tried to use the auto feed it would overload the VFD.
Last night I oiled the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-28-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By pinballlooking
Mini split sounds like good way to go. You...

Mini split sounds like good way to go.

You do not want to tie in to the main system and have the paint fumes dust put through the whole house.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-07-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,198
Posted By pinballlooking
My root ripper has come a long way. It is now a...

My root ripper has come a long way.
It is now a 5/8" blade.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9344&stc=1&d=1625677572

Here is my tractor loading 5/8" plate on my...
Forum: Conservation 07-02-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 689,475
Posted By poorwill
Progress on HRV

I got Platform IO to work with my Arduino Mega card. It is much better than the Arduino IDE. I ordered an ESP32-DevKitC-32E development board. The micro USB cords and wireless breadboards cost...
Forum: Tools 06-25-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By pinballlooking
I got my quick connect fittings in. ...

I got my quick connect fittings in.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9339&stc=1&d=1624638009
...
Forum: Tools 06-16-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By pinballlooking
I did not keep this more than a year. It really...

I did not keep this more than a year. It really worked great.

I bought those two new presses I sure do not need 4 presses.
I sold this one on marketplace today for $675. Not a bad profit plus...
Forum: Tools 06-13-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is it in action. These presses are so nice....

Here is it in action. These presses are so nice. What a great add to my shop.
so much more precise than my old pneumatic press.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sop916RlPcc
Forum: Conservation 06-12-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By Piwoslaw
Update on the first-flush system. The dead-end...

Update on the first-flush system.
The dead-end pipe which serves as a reservoir for the sediments, is 1 meter long. The force/weight of 1 meter of water is enough to push the segments of that pipe...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-24-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 269,181
Posted By pinballlooking
That turned out nice.

That turned out nice.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-19-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 269,181
Posted By nibs
I too am getting ready to do major surgery on our...

I too am getting ready to do major surgery on our electric garden tractor.
Converted it about 10 years ago to a series wound 24 Volt 2.5hp motor with 4 T105 golf cart batts. The second set of golf...
Forum: Conservation 05-18-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,905
Posted By pinballlooking
My headset got loose I should have noticed...

My headset got loose I should have noticed sooner, and it messed up the bearings in the headset. I ordered replacement bearings $8 later I had two sets and I was back to riding.
It is funny as soon...
Forum: Tools 05-11-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is what the finial product looks like. It...

Here is what the finial product looks like. It will be sandblasted and powder coated black.
I sent a preview to a tractor dealer today and he ordered one.


...
Forum: Tools 05-09-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By pinballlooking
I made the roller for this job. The bucket...

I made the roller for this job.
The bucket sides are 3/8” plate and the curved part is 10 gauge.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9308&stc=1&d=1620622666
Forum: Tools 05-09-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By pinballlooking
I rolled some 10 gauge this morning. It was...

I rolled some 10 gauge this morning. It was simple and quick.
This will work great for my trenching bucket.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9307&stc=1&d=1620574425
Forum: Tools 05-08-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is a better picture. It is manual with a...

Here is a better picture. It is manual with a handle.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9306&stc=1&d=1620500956
Forum: Tools 05-05-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By NiHaoMike
Arduino + thermocouple ADC board.

Arduino + thermocouple ADC board.
Forum: Tools 04-05-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,764
Posted By pinballlooking
I did not buy this forklift the seller was not...

I did not buy this forklift the seller was not honest with the issues it had.
It developed a bad leak on the mast cylinder it looked like that it would need rebuilt and rechromed.
This is about...
Forum: Conservation 04-03-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By Piwoslaw
Finally added some kinks to the gutter downpipe,...

Finally added some kinks to the gutter downpipe, which might qualify for a first-flush system:
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9273&stc=1&d=1617477658

The system will...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 02-02-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,154
Posted By Acuario
I've finally finished (well, probably as finished...

I've finally finished (well, probably as finished as any homebrew project ever gets save the inevitable modifications!) the heating system for the greenhouse.

Typically January/February are the...
Forum: Conservation 01-28-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By JRMichler
I'm up in Northern Wisconsin, and have some...

I'm up in Northern Wisconsin, and have some experience with this.

My shop is heated to 65 degrees, has the ceiling insulated to R80 with the soffit vents plugged. That roof never has ice dams,...
Forum: Conservation 01-24-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By launboy
Whatís your Attic Temp? (Trying to decide on going from R19 to R49)

Winter here in Wisconsin and my attic temp is measuring 15*F above outdoor temp on average with no snow on the roof, and now with some snow last night Iím seeing 20*F above outdoor.

Iíve got R19...
Forum: Conservation 01-21-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By Piwoslaw
Not really that large! During summer heat waves...

Not really that large! During summer heat waves and droughts, watering the lawn can easily use more than 600 liters per day. And last summer the tank did indeed go dry, so we had to use city water...
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