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Forum: Conservation 10-23-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
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: 23
Views: 828
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: Conservation 10-17-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
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: Conservation 10-07-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By pinballlooking
When I was shopping for a eBike I could get a 7...

When I was shopping for a eBike I could get a 7 speed or a 8 speed. I bought a 8 speed but I did not put that item very high on the list of must haves.

Now that I have had it and rode 104 miles I...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-05-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,750
Posted By pinballlooking
I am still using my M2 it has paid for its self a...

I am still using my M2 it has paid for its self a few times over.
It is a good solid 3D printer.
Forum: Conservation 09-29-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
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 09-23-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By pinballlooking
It was expensive but I thought I needed shocks...

It was expensive but I thought I needed shocks and I wanted hydraulic brakes.
It would not be good to have a bike that hurts my back that I can’t ride. 750-watt motor adds to the price.

It was...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-03-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By pinballlooking
I wanted a better Bluetooth speaker to play music while I work.

I wanted a better Bluetooth speaker to play music while I work. I wanted something that sounded good.
I thought we have an old Bose sound dock that used an iPod. That dock sounded really good in its...
Forum: Tools 08-09-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By pinballlooking
I used this to load my table yesterday. It works...

I used this to load my table yesterday. It works great you can really have fine control.

I will need to move my table to the center against the wall. It gets so high it could easily hit the garage...
Forum: Solar Power 08-05-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 169,226
Posted By pinballlooking
I love that clock project so much. I have a 3D...

I love that clock project so much.
I have a 3D printer and CNC plasma is not really that different.
Except I have to use my tractor to load the steel on to the table.
Forum: Solar Power 08-04-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 169,226
Posted By pinballlooking
Thanks. My other business that pays the bills is...

Thanks. My other business that pays the bills is computer programming consulting.
I have been doing it many years.

But my side business I make something I designed and you can hold it in your...
Forum: Tools 07-15-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By pinballlooking
Bought a used front end Loader

I have a old Belarus 300 tractor. It is the same as the Belarus 250A except mine has power steering.
I found a front end loader that came with a parts tractor that had a bad motor.
The bucket is...
Forum: Tools 05-09-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,942
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: 741
Views: 169,226
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: Appliances & Gadgets 05-04-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
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: Renovations & New Construction 05-03-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,788
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: 12
Views: 1,942
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: Tools 04-28-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,942
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 03-27-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,710
Posted By pinballlooking
I have the top off. I don’t think I can reproduce...

I have the top off. I don’t 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 2.5” thick I may expand that to 3.5”. ...
Forum: Tools 03-26-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,710
Posted By pinballlooking
Either Rockwool or fiberglass. But I am...

Either Rockwool or fiberglass.
But I am leaning towards Rockwool.
You out gas at 450 degrees so either one will work.
The powder coat cures @400 degrees.

It looks like fiberglass. To get...
Forum: Tools 03-23-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,942
Posted By pinballlooking
Harbor Freight sandblast cabinet heavily modify.

I needed a sandblast cabinet but did not want to spend a bunch of money. I still needed it to work well.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8878&stc=1&d=1584984009
I did...
Forum: Conservation 02-06-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,210
Posted By pinballlooking
Those farmers need to have the right to repair...

Those farmers need to have the right to repair their tractors.
Just like the did for cars a few years ago.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-29-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By pinballlooking
Depending on the size of the rooms you actually...

Depending on the size of the rooms you actually use you could install a mini split in the bedroom you use. Then install a mini split in your main living room.

Mini splits in SC do a great job...
Forum: Tools 01-13-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,887
Posted By pinballlooking
Carburetors have gotten so cheap. I have been...

Carburetors have gotten so cheap. I have been just replacing them. I have bought over 6 in the last year.
The last couple I bought were cheaper than the rebuild kit.
Forum: Tools 01-02-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,142
Posted By pinballlooking
Here the table cutting ½” steel plate. I am...

Here the table cutting ½” steel plate. I am making magnet holders for lifting steel plate with two 880 pound magnets to help load the table.
I need to level the table and I will be raising the water...
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