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Forum: Tools 05-09-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
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, 11:00 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 153,914
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, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
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, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,128
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, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
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...
Forum: Tools 04-28-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By pinballlooking
I like my mods to the sand blast cabinet but the...

I like my mods to the sand blast cabinet but the siphon feed is to slow for what I need.
I bought a HF Pressurized Abrasive Blaster. They have two models buy the 60696 it holds 2 more liter more...
Forum: Tools 03-27-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By pinballlooking
I have the top off. I don’t think I can reproduce...

I have the top off. I don’t think I can reproduce the way the panels are held together.
I may just cut strips and screw or rivet it back together. It is about 2.5” thick I may expand that to 3.5”. ...
Forum: Tools 03-26-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By pinballlooking
Either Rockwool or fiberglass. But I am...

Either Rockwool or fiberglass.
But I am leaning towards Rockwool.
You out gas at 450 degrees so either one will work.
The powder coat cures @400 degrees.

It looks like fiberglass. To get...
Forum: Tools 03-23-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By pinballlooking
Harbor Freight sandblast cabinet heavily modify.

I needed a sandblast cabinet but did not want to spend a bunch of money. I still needed it to work well.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8878&stc=1&d=1584984009
I did...
Forum: Conservation 02-06-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,019
Posted By pinballlooking
Those farmers need to have the right to repair...

Those farmers need to have the right to repair their tractors.
Just like the did for cars a few years ago.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-29-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By pinballlooking
Depending on the size of the rooms you actually...

Depending on the size of the rooms you actually use you could install a mini split in the bedroom you use. Then install a mini split in your main living room.

Mini splits in SC do a great job...
Forum: Tools 01-13-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,737
Posted By pinballlooking
Carburetors have gotten so cheap. I have been...

Carburetors have gotten so cheap. I have been just replacing them. I have bought over 6 in the last year.
The last couple I bought were cheaper than the rebuild kit.
Forum: Tools 01-02-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,178
Posted By pinballlooking
Here the table cutting ½” steel plate. I am...

Here the table cutting ½” steel plate. I am making magnet holders for lifting steel plate with two 880 pound magnets to help load the table.
I need to level the table and I will be raising the water...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-30-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,784
Posted By pinballlooking
It great to save soothing from the landfill at a...

It great to save soothing from the landfill at a reasonable cost. Nice job on the fix.
Forum: The Billiards Room 12-11-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,776
Posted By pinballlooking
My boys both really like their 99/96 cars. They...

My boys both really like their 99/96 cars. They go to a private school and there are a lot of BMW new cars trucks…

But they both think it is nice to have a non cookie cutter cars. I see how their...
Forum: The Billiards Room 12-05-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,776
Posted By pinballlooking
My son now has his driver's license now. He got...

My son now has his driver's license now. He got his license a couple days ago.
School is 39 mile round trip. He has drove last couple days. 31.5 MPG last tank.

It will be interesting to see when...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-18-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,063
Posted By pinballlooking
Time for an update. Almost five years ago I...

Time for an update.
Almost five years ago I built this EVSE. We used it to charge our car two times a day four years.

This last year we usually only charge once a day my son has his own car and...
Forum: The Billiards Room 11-03-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,776
Posted By pinballlooking
The flex pipe above was T304 Stainless Steel...

The flex pipe above was T304 Stainless Steel Double Braid w/ T409 Stainless Steel Extensions 5 year 50K warranty.

New headlights in. I bought Philips 9005 VisionPlus Upgrade Headlight bulbs for...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-20-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,776
Posted By pinballlooking
The carpet is in and the front seats are in. We...

The carpet is in and the front seats are in.
We still need to do the back seats but he can drive his car again while they are being done.
The diamond was a fake. We new it was a long shot.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-12-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,776
Posted By pinballlooking
The back-bottom bench seat is all we have left to...

The back-bottom bench seat is all we have left to wash. The carpet is washed and drying out.
It is a big improvement.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 09-27-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,729
Posted By pinballlooking
Six years later the stainless steel I used on the...

Six years later the stainless steel I used on the floating dock looks just like it did when I welded it up.

I have still not put on my bigger wheels on my jet ski stand. I think I will next year...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-25-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,540
Posted By pinballlooking
Nice specs. That should serve you well. That is...

Nice specs. That should serve you well.
That is a Great COP number.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-29-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 144,363
Posted By pinballlooking
It would have cost me about $13-$15 shipped for...

It would have cost me about $13-$15 shipped for the part.
But it is still nice they covered it and the process was not hard at all.

It is nice to see company stand behind their products.
They...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-29-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 144,363
Posted By pinballlooking
Danner MD 12 magnetic drive pump with a 5 year...

Danner MD 12 magnetic drive pump with a 5 year warranty. 5/22/2015 and it was sounding bad today and not pumping.
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5103&stc=1&d=1427989502
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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-13-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,569
Posted By pinballlooking
It is looking good so far.

It is looking good so far.
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