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Forum: Tools 05-05-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By NiHaoMike
Arduino + thermocouple ADC board.

Arduino + thermocouple ADC board.
Forum: Tools 04-05-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
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 not it looked like that it would need rebuilt and rechromed.
This is...
Forum: Conservation 04-03-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
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: 4,449
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: 764
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: 764
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: 8
Views: 1,163
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...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-11-21, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,319
Posted By Acuario
It's been a while since I updated this post but...

It's been a while since I updated this post but development certainly hasn't stopped...

I've made significant changes to the heatpump controller by adding in predictive weather heating/cooling...
Forum: Conservation 12-28-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By pinballlooking
The ebike differs in power used so much. Hills...

The ebike differs in power used so much. Hills make a huge difference. How much you pedal makes so much difference.

@Wanna Beco

Before I bought the ebike I never even worked on a regular bike...
Forum: Solar Heating 12-22-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,152
Posted By solarhotairpanels
My only addition to this thread is beware of...

My only addition to this thread is beware of stagnation temps using PEX. I would stick with black automotive type radiator hose with stainless clamps or solder copper to join collectors. Just my 2...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-26-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 54,971
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Unit is still running! No issues as of yet.

Unit is still running! No issues as of yet.
Forum: Conservation 11-19-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 61,410
Posted By Peakster
October 2020 housing costs: Natural Gas -...

October 2020 housing costs:

Natural Gas - $102.94 (275.193 m3)
Electricity - $135.32 (641 kWh)
Water - $195.08 (36,183 litres)

Other expenses:

Cell Phone - $84.53
Wifi - 61.00 (last month...
Forum: Conservation 11-18-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 39,718
Posted By Mobile Master Tech
Back on this forum after a long absence! The...

Back on this forum after a long absence! The Certainteed Landmark shingles in Silver Birch color have held up well. A minor issue: they seem to lose more granules over time than others I have seen. I...
Forum: Conservation 11-06-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By pinballlooking
The old back shock made for a 330 pound person...

The old back shock made for a 330 pound person did not have any give at all.
That was a must change for me.

I have 280 miles on it now. The changes really help make it to ride and pedal the way...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-01-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,276
Posted By Acuario
Setting temperature via weather feed

I may have posted about this before but anyway this is an update and it's now working...

It is now cool at night so time to run the heatpump which is connected to the under floor heating in my...
Forum: Conservation 10-27-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By pinballlooking
I did a 27 mile ride on the Thermal Belt Trail in...

I did a 27 mile ride on the Thermal Belt Trail in NC.
It is a very nice place to ride. It was worth the trip.
Beautiful weather for a bike ride. I still had 62% battery left.

...
Forum: Solar Power 10-26-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By mk1st
Finally up and running

I rebuilt my old crappy garage and reoriented the new one for full southern exposure. Took a while to get everything up and running because I was doing everything myself (except the final wiring...
Forum: Conservation 10-23-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By pinballlooking
I road on the Doodle Trail in SC yesterday very...

I road on the Doodle Trail in SC yesterday very nice trail.
Down and back was about 17 miles. This is a rails for trails trail.
I just went over 200 miles on my bike.
...
Forum: Conservation 10-21-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By pinballlooking
I went for a ride on the swamp rabbit trail...

I went for a ride on the swamp rabbit trail today. I parked at the Zoo they have free EV charging.
This was my first slow ride. I went 12 miles and adv 12 MPH I had 97% battery left.

Speed really...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 10-20-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,805
Posted By oil pan 4
Yeah wood just burns really fast compared to high...

Yeah wood just burns really fast compared to high grade coal.
Forum: Conservation 10-17-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is the controller. The mosfet's look like...

Here is the controller. The mosfet's look like their 70 volt 80 amps from the datasheet. They should be able to handle more amps than stock.
The stock controller is a 18 amp controller.

There is...
Forum: Solar Heating 10-15-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,573
Posted By menaus2
Sure Daox. Plumbing: I have a Taco style pump...

Sure Daox.
Plumbing: I have a Taco style pump pulling water directly from the tank and circulating it through the furnace plenum. Kept it simple with 3/4" pex and shark bites to connect with the...
Forum: Solar Heating 10-14-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,573
Posted By menaus2
Just an update on the project: 1.Cut down a...

Just an update on the project:

1.Cut down a bunch of trees as they were starting to block the collector going into fall. More solar heat & more firewood!

2. Integrated the hot water tank with...
Forum: Conservation 09-29-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By pinballlooking
I was happy, I have heard bad things about...

I was happy, I have heard bad things about support with some of these companies. I was just polite nice and plead my case.
My wife said I would get no where with them.

While researching eBikes...
Forum: Conservation 09-27-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,636
Posted By Wanna Beco
This months bill was $115 buck less. In case you...

This months bill was $115 buck less. In case you are still following along
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