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Forum: Product Reviews 05-16-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,953
Posted By pinballlooking
If you have a steel door the magnet really helps.

If you have a steel door the magnet really helps.
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 05-13-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,751
Posted By pinballlooking
Ok no more using a bathroom scale I just picked...

Ok no more using a bathroom scale I just picked up the same scale for $67 shipped off ebay.
This should make HVAC job more accurate
Forum: Tools 05-13-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By pinballlooking
Inficon 714-202-G1 Vortex Dual Refrigerant Recovery Machine

One of my mini splits is low on freon. Yesterday a bought a 50 pound recovery cylinder for $15.
I was trading a bin storage rack for an 80 cf nitrogen cylinder and he had some HVAC stuff for sale.
...
Forum: Tools 05-09-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
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: 150,294
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: Solar Power 05-06-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 150,294
Posted By pinballlooking
We made 1,817 KWH No more hiccups since the...

We made 1,817 KWH
No more hiccups since the disconnect switch issue. Here is my last power bill.
700 KWH carried forward to be used next winter. Not a bad start.

We are not driving our Volt...
Forum: Tools 05-06-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By pinballlooking
I used coal slag for blast media last time and it...

I used coal slag for blast media last time and it was cheap but very dusty and did not last very long at all disposal is an issue. I don't like it very well.

I found a local place that sells blast...
Forum: Tools 05-05-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By pinballlooking
I don’t have a good way to do a video of the...

I don’t have a good way to do a video of the difference between suction or pressure blasting.
This video uses the same media to show the difference.
...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-04-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
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: Appliances & Gadgets 05-03-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By pinballlooking
I looked at their product. Looks promising the...

I looked at their product. Looks promising the price and web feed is great.
They don't even talk about solar on their web site.
Solar people are a big target audience we watch power usage much...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-03-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
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: 702
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: Appliances & Gadgets 05-02-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By pinballlooking
Thanks for posting this I HAVE TED the energy...

Thanks for posting this I HAVE TED the energy detective. It does not work very well and has been getting worse. I will be checking this out.
Where did you buy it?
Forum: Tools 04-28-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By pinballlooking
This shows what HF pressure pot comes with the...

This shows what HF pressure pot comes with the dead man valve and what Ameriblaster kit does for it.

The on and off valve for mine will be outside the cabinet. The speed difference between...
Forum: Tools 04-28-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
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 04-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By pinballlooking
Thanks for the offer but I do not know enough...

Thanks for the offer but I do not know enough about it to even try to use it.
Rock wool would have worked better.

I got some step orders I had to get shipped.
Those are done and I hope to...
Forum: Solar Heating 04-05-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,787
Posted By pinballlooking
Great progress.

Great progress.
Forum: Tools 04-03-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By pinballlooking
I could not find much info on it. Do you have a...

I could not find much info on it. Do you have a manual? Or any to good info on it?
Can’t really see in the HV plug how may contact pins are in there?
Forum: Tools 04-02-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By pinballlooking
School me on this I am new to powder coating. I...

School me on this I am new to powder coating.
I just have a very cheap dual voltage Eastwood gun. I would like it to have a adjustable power supply. It only goes to 15K or 25K no adjustment.

I...
Forum: Tools 04-02-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By pinballlooking
What is that?

What is that?
Forum: Lighting 04-01-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By pinballlooking
The jack stands I put the link to are strong a...

The jack stands I put the link to are strong a max height. They are supper heavy.
But cribbing is not my Forte. There is more than one way to do something. Just be safe.
Forum: Lighting 04-01-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By pinballlooking
I like your light but not a fan of your jack...

I like your light but not a fan of your jack stand setup.
Look at these
https://m.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200756193_200756193
Way over kill for capacity but the go to 18 5/16 high....
Forum: Tools 03-30-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By pinballlooking
I have the trim pieces ready for final clean up. ...

I have the trim pieces ready for final clean up.
I took the torch to one of the sides. The middle part is not flammable but the trim pieces is flammable.
They use a lot of masking tape that will...
Forum: Tools 03-29-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By pinballlooking
More progress. Now some of the finer details to...

More progress.
Now some of the finer details to get it ready to put back together.
I will need to add some support. The insulation was a lot of the support before the new insulation will not give...
Forum: Tools 03-27-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By pinballlooking
I have the top off. I donít think I can reproduce...

I have the top off. I donít 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 2.5Ē thick I may expand that to 3.5Ē. ...
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