EcoRenovator  

Go Back   EcoRenovator > Search Forums
Advanced Search
 


Blog Register 60+ Home Energy Saving Tips Recent Posts Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 25 of 54
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: aproldan
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-19-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
anyone here live in Georgia near duluth? going up...

anyone here live in Georgia near duluth? going up there next weekend with the kids so they can see their mom.. and figure we can meet some of the members in here face to face rather than just...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-17-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
thank Daox: neighbor of mine gave me 2 sheets...

thank Daox:
neighbor of mine gave me 2 sheets of aluminum that he pulled off his horse trailer last month.. so i used that since it won't rust or tarnish in the weather..:thumbup:
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-16-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
got a little more done today. added a few more...

got a little more done today. added a few more cross braces and cut the top for the back.. here are some pics.. was going to go black but now it is between red or a race yellow...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-14-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
getting one step cloer....

getting one step cloer....
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-09-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
late this afternoon this project took a turn in...

late this afternoon this project took a turn in appearance.. my neighbor and i were taking and i ask him to tell me what he saw when i took the bed off of SCRAP-E.. reason i ask him is because ever...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-09-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
that would be great.. and yes the granny seat is...

that would be great.. and yes the granny seat is very comfy..:thumbup:
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-08-11, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
been trying to work on SCRAP when i can.. and...

been trying to work on SCRAP when i can.. and here is what i got so far... sorry not much done but very busy here with the kids.. got the switches in and volt meter.. made a granny seat and put in...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-31-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
here are some more pics.. notice all the space i...

here are some more pics.. notice all the space i have to keep the controller protected..the controller will be mounted to a rubber mat before being bolted to the frame.. this will absorb any...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-31-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
today i worked on the front part of SCRAP-E i...

today i worked on the front part of SCRAP-E i been noticing that i needed more room in front for my controller and direction switch.. so i rip the front off and cut a steel plate to reinforce the...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-28-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
it's been a while since i have done anything with...

it's been a while since i have done anything with this project, haven't had much time for it. kids have been keeping me busy... but i have had plenty of time at night to think of a few different...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 10-12-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
yes was working on the front this morning.. i...

yes was working on the front this morning.. i decided to use a white plastic fence board i have laying in the back.. i cut some pieces to use on the floor of the bed.. that will keep the wood from...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 10-11-10, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
i was working on SCRAP-E today.. i decided to...

i was working on SCRAP-E today.. i decided to make a bed for the tractor but first i needed to find some old wood which i did at my neighbors, he had a bunch of wood in his garage and he was glad...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 10-07-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
progress is very slow on this build.. lots of...

progress is very slow on this build.. lots of things running through my brain so i keep changing ideas on what i want and need to do.. here are some pics from today of what i might have it look like...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-21-10, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
here are some pics from yesterdays work.. as you...

here are some pics from yesterdays work.. as you can see the rear end is from the golf cart and the front end is from the tride on tractor. as of right now all i am doing is cutting and dry fitting...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-20-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
i finally started the build and so far i have ...

i finally started the build and so far i have taken the controller out the forward/ reverse panel, disconnected the brake and removed the accelerator pedal..i cut the cart in half, and will be using...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 09-01-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 280,019
Posted By aproldan
daox, if that motor doesn't work out please talk...

daox, if that motor doesn't work out please talk to me because i have 2 new ADVANCED DC MOTORS here.. it's runs @48 volt all the way up to 96 volts.. i will be using one for my tractor build..
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-11-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
hi all ii haven't been on for a while due to i've...

hi all ii haven't been on for a while due to i've been sick so the build was put on hold.. but i am much better now so here are my plans.. i'm going to Georgia Friday to take the kids to see there...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-25-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,822
Posted By aproldan
try this site and see if it helps... Battery...

try this site and see if it helps...
Battery Motors and Controllers - FAQs Part 1 (http://www.4qd.co.uk/faq/bmnc1.html#12mot)
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-23-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,822
Posted By aproldan
toolingjim here is a simple way to understand...

toolingjim here is a simple way to understand the electric components,, just think of a gas vehicle
electric motor = gas engine
controller = carburetor
electric throttle = gas pedal...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-23-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,822
Posted By aproldan
the 3/4 horse power for the drive system will...

the 3/4 horse power for the drive system will work but with no controller you will be at the mercy of your terrain, so if you have any inclines on you property your motor will strain real bad and...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-22-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
yes i like free stuff.. i gathered all my...

yes i like free stuff.. i gathered all my material and boy what a mess right now.. my neighbor looked at it and was amazed that all this junk will be turned into a tractor when finished.. i...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-21-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
last night i went over friends house to check out...

last night i went over friends house to check out some steel he had in his yard. it has been sitting there for over a year, he picked it up from a work site he was working on and were trashing it.....
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-19-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
i've come to a decision that i will not use the...

i've come to a decision that i will not use the steering system from the golf cart.. it's just too complex and the whole ideal of making this build is to keep everything simply just in case repairs...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-18-10, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
picked up the golf cart yesterday and bought it...

picked up the golf cart yesterday and bought it home.. i threw in some batteries to see if controller and motor worked, well it all works fine but now i have a problem.. the kids don't want me to...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-16-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,395
Posted By aproldan
SCRAP-E (Electric Tractor Build)

hi all, i am going to start a new project. as the title states it will be a tractor build. but not just a normal tractor build because i am going to attempt to build it from trash(scrap laying around...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 54

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Ad Management by RedTyger
Inactive Reminders By Icora Web Design