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Forum: Tools 01-18-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By pinballlooking
I have a craftsman 6.5 HP 240 Volt direct drive...

I have a craftsman 6.5 HP 240 Volt direct drive compressor.
That thing sounds like a air plane taking off. You do not want to be in the garage working while it is running.

I really dislike it...
Forum: Tools 01-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By pinballlooking
I have the compressor apart. It does not look...

I have the compressor apart. It does not look that bad. The cylinders look great.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9142&stc=1&d=1610930144...
Forum: Tools 01-17-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By pinballlooking
Now it is not putting out the CFM it should. I am...

Now it is not putting out the CFM it should. I am only getting about 2 CFM. I pulled the check valve. I was rusted up and not working very much.
I cleaned it wire brushed/sand paper. Put I very...
Forum: Tools 01-16-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By pinballlooking
I drained a couple gallons of water out of it....

I drained a couple gallons of water out of it. the I ran fresh water into it until it came out clean.
I put a new pressure gauge on it clean out pressure switch Temp wired the motor.
It fired right...
Forum: Tools 01-15-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By pinballlooking
I bought a old compressor yesterday on Market place.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9137&stc=1&d=1610735114

The pump is two stage rated at 8.8 CFM. Kellogg 321TX
He said it worked 5 years ago time will tell. The wiring...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-06-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,666
Posted By pinballlooking
The Geothermal is doing well. Google earth got a...

The Geothermal is doing well. Google earth got a good shot before the grass filled in.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9132&stc=1&d=1609949540
Forum: Conservation 12-28-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
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: Conservation 12-23-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
Posted By pinballlooking
I now have 450 miles on my eBike. The new mods...

I now have 450 miles on my eBike. The new mods will probably wait until after the new year.
I will get to take the bike to the beach over the holidays. I am looking forward to new places to ride.
Forum: Conservation 12-16-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 53,946
Posted By pinballlooking
My car has over 37k miles and had not been to the...

My car has over 37k miles and had not been to the dealership once. Not one issue at all.
Volt gets over 50 EV miles and like 42 MPG on hwy with gas.
Forum: Conservation 12-15-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 53,946
Posted By pinballlooking
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?atta...

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9125&stc=1&d=1608051060

We have now traveled 107,000 EV miles between our two Chevy Volts.
We are 81% EV so far on our 2018 Volt.

We...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-07-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 27,874
Posted By pinballlooking
It looks great. Nice job. It is Nitch things...

It looks great. Nice job.
It is Nitch things like this that do the best.
Forum: Conservation 12-01-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
Posted By pinballlooking
I needed special water proof connectors for my...

I needed special water proof connectors for my brakes the cut off the motor when you hit the brakes.
The place I bought the controller wanted $20 a set and I need two of them.

I found a guy on...
Forum: Conservation 11-25-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
Posted By pinballlooking
I am about done making changes after these...

I am about done making changes after these changes.
I might still powder coat it later this winter.
Forum: Conservation 11-23-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
Posted By pinballlooking
My Xmas parts. Bafang 750 watt motor. I will...

My Xmas parts.

Bafang 750 watt motor. I will replace just the internals of the motor.
35 amp controller new throttle with the right wiring to go to the new controller.

New PAS (pedal assist...
Forum: Conservation 11-06-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
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: Conservation 11-06-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
Posted By pinballlooking
New back shock, tires, Derailleur Hanger, HG51...

New back shock, tires, Derailleur Hanger, HG51 8-Speed Cassette, ring gear 54T.
The shock that the bike came with was designed for 330 pound person.

New shock is air adjustable for your weight.
...
Forum: Tools 10-28-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,738
Posted By pinballlooking
Quick update All equipment is paid for and we...

Quick update All equipment is paid for and we made our first 5K profit. (after all cost and equipment paid for)

It has taken a lot of work getting here and I keep adding more equipment.
At this...
Forum: Conservation 10-27-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
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, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By pinballlooking
Looks great, Congrats! Wow what pitch it that?

Looks great, Congrats!
Wow what pitch it that?
Forum: Conservation 10-26-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
Posted By pinballlooking
I did not like the looks and they were cheap...

I did not like the looks and they were cheap plastic. I thought it just made it look and feel cheap.
I my get something like this later.
...
Forum: Conservation 10-25-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
Posted By pinballlooking
I have been using it more than I thought I would....

I have been using it more than I thought I would. It is just fun to ride and I enjoy riding a lot more than I thought I would.


I soldered two pieces of copper across the mosfets. I am not really...
Forum: Conservation 10-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
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, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
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: Renovations & New Construction 10-21-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By pinballlooking
We bought an induction cooker for on pan for a...

We bought an induction cooker for on pan for a while. We liked it so much we got an induction stove. I was sold on gas stove but induction is the best over all I just wish the cost would get lower. ...
Forum: Conservation 10-20-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,185
Posted By pinballlooking
I have new shunt resistors on the way. ...

I have new shunt resistors on the way.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9077&stc=1&d=1603206024

I just bought this I need to know how many amps I am using now.
Then...
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