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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-16-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
I am continuing on with the LED bar graph not...

I am continuing on with the LED bar graph not working the way I'd like. I added a symbol on the faceplate to indicate what side is charged vs discharged.
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Forum: Tools 09-09-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By Daox
TIG welders commonly have water cooled torches,...

TIG welders commonly have water cooled torches, but I'm not sure about the welder transformers.
Forum: Other Improvements 09-08-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By Daox
Nope, not nickle iron, just iron.

Nope, not nickle iron, just iron.
Forum: Other Improvements 09-08-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By Daox
All iron battery

So, I've started reading about all iron batteries. Apparently they've been around for at least a little while.

Here is what I have gathered so far:

Pros:
- They are made nearly entirely of...
Forum: Tools 09-07-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By Daox
Interesting modification. I'm surprised that...

Interesting modification. I'm surprised that those heatsinks made that much of a difference.
Forum: Introductions 09-04-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By Daox
Hello Pawelm. What interests bring you here?

Hello Pawelm. What interests bring you here?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-03-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
I have been using the power bank as is for a few...

I have been using the power bank as is for a few days now. I really haven't been monitoring the battery voltage or anything. It has been charging at 2A or less during the day, and charging my phone...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-29-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
Tape! That sounds easier than glue. I didn't even...

Tape! That sounds easier than glue. I didn't even know there was such a thing. Thanks!

As for how to go about things. Is it better practice to make individual heat sinks, or one larger one? The...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-28-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
I had some sun today, so I worked on the charging...

I had some sun today, so I worked on the charging system.

Here was the setup for today. The sun was come and go, but I did have a few periods of full sun.
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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-24-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
I got my dc-dc converters last night. So, I...

I got my dc-dc converters last night. So, I printed up a little bracket for them. It went quick and easy and they fit great.
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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-23-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
Thanks Mike. The max draw will be a bit over 30w...

Thanks Mike. The max draw will be a bit over 30w (15W per USB plug) plus the converter inefficiency.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-22-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
The DC-DC converters are getting close to being...

The DC-DC converters are getting close to being here. I hope they get here before the weekend so I can get this thing up and running.

I am still wondering if you guys have any thoughts on putting...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-19-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
While waiting on the other electronic bits, I...

While waiting on the other electronic bits, I ordered and received mysolar panel. It measures about 18X14".

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8689&stc=1&d=1566229855

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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-16-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
I got the charge controller yesterday. This was a...

I got the charge controller yesterday. This was a nice surprise as it wasn't due for another week or two.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8685&stc=1&d=1565974632
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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-15-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
What would you guys recommend for fusing on this...

What would you guys recommend for fusing on this circuit?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-14-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Daox
Great tips. I didn't know they even used...

Great tips. I didn't know they even used different material types for anodes.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-14-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
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: 71
Views: 5,483
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: Appliances & Gadgets 08-13-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
Thanks! Its been a very fun project thus far.

Thanks! Its been a very fun project thus far.
Forum: Other Improvements 08-13-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Daox
Sump pump backup - DC vs battery inverter?

Story time. A few weeks ago I came home to the utility company cutting up one of my trees that had fallen on a power line. It didn't snap their line, but it did rip the mast off my house. To do that,...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-13-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
I got the handle printed. The handle is printed a...

I got the handle printed. The handle is printed a fair amount more dense to take the load it will see.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8677&stc=1&d=1565714890




I...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-12-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
The largest print is now done. This one took...

The largest print is now done. This one took 23.5 hours to complete. I'm pretty sure that is the longest single piece I've printed.
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Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-11-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,193
Posted By Daox
Awesome! Glad to hear it seems like a good...

Awesome! Glad to hear it seems like a good product off right off. Hope to hear more good reports. I'd love to hear how easy they are to clean, how often they need to be replaced, etc.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-11-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By Daox
I got the second largest piece of this build 3d...

I got the second largest piece of this build 3d printed up. It took 10 hours to print, but its on the more dense side. For reference, it is around 7.5 x 3.5 x 1.75 inches.
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Forum: Solar Power 08-10-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By Daox
Very nice! Thanks for catching us up on the...

Very nice! Thanks for catching us up on the project.
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