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Forum: Lawn and Garden Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 281,071
Posted By SKIN
Glad you're still at it with this project! Really...

Glad you're still at it with this project! Really have enjoyed following for years.:thumbup:
Forum: Solar Heating 09-29-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By SDMCF
I use a Resol Deltsol BS Pro. The plus points are...

I use a Resol Deltsol BS Pro. The plus points are that it is easy to use, it has setups to suit a number of equipment configurations, and it has proven reliable. I have been happy with it. The...
Forum: Solar Heating 09-27-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Solar Mike
Have built a few of these controllers over the...

Have built a few of these controllers over the years, you need a min. of 2 sensors for differential control, plus a setting for the min. pump on differential, usually about 3-4 degrees Celsius, as...
Forum: Tools 09-21-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,298
Posted By pinballlooking
We have now sold 51 trenching buckets. In the...

We have now sold 51 trenching buckets.
In the last four months I have used over 88 pounds of mig welding wire.
It has been really busy. It is increasing each month....
Forum: Solar Heating 09-09-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By randen
Automatic air vent

Yes they do work however with some limitations.
1st the working pressure reduces the volume of air exiting the device.
2nd the addition of anti-freeze also impeads the automatic feature.

1/8...
Forum: Solar Heating 09-06-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By SDMCF
I don't know about thread specs so I don't know...

I don't know about thread specs so I don't know if the threads we have are NPT or not, but 1/8" sounds small to me. My system uses 22mm copper pipe and my automatic air vent is 3/8" (unknown thread...
Forum: Solar Heating 08-08-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,546
Posted By jeff5may
The garage and the basement workbench are both...

The garage and the basement workbench are both wrecks from hiding everything in sight. This is the month that every distant relative from around the universe decided to come visit. All of the...
Forum: Solar Heating 08-08-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,546
Posted By jeff5may
Finally got a weekend off and threw the little...

Finally got a weekend off and threw the little collector together. I did a worksheet on the solar electricity handbook dot com website for solar irradiance and it said 52 degrees back from vertical...
Forum: The Billiards Room 08-02-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 25,105
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: 696
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: 696
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: 13
Views: 1,426
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: 696
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: 15,532
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: 575
Views: 713,852
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: 1,784
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: 1,969
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: 1,784
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: 3,032
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: 373
Views: 281,071
Posted By pinballlooking
That turned out nice.

That turned out nice.
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-19-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 281,071
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: 8,201
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: 15
Views: 2,298
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: 15
Views: 2,298
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: 15
Views: 2,298
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
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