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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
While waiting on the other electronic bits, I...

While waiting on the other electronic bits, I ordered and received mysolar panel. It measures about 18X14".

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8689&stc=1&d=1566229855

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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-16-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
I got the charge controller yesterday. This was a...

I got the charge controller yesterday. This was a nice surprise as it wasn't due for another week or two.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8685&stc=1&d=1565974632
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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-15-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
What would you guys recommend for fusing on this...

What would you guys recommend for fusing on this circuit?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-14-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By Daox
Great tips. I didn't know they even used...

Great tips. I didn't know they even used different material types for anodes.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-14-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
I ended up having to reprint the bottom piece. ...

I ended up having to reprint the bottom piece. The two end holes were 1/16" off and it just didn't line up nicely. Cut twice measure once, right? :confused: I'm still working on that. Anyway, it...
Forum: Conservation 08-13-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,002
Posted By Daox
Ben Nelson, a local friend and forum user has...

Ben Nelson, a local friend and forum user has been posting some youtube videos of his OEM electric Ford Ranger recently. He has also converted it to lithium. He is always tinkering with something. ...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-13-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
Thanks! Its been a very fun project thus far.

Thanks! Its been a very fun project thus far.
Forum: Other Improvements 08-13-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By Daox
Sump pump backup - DC vs battery inverter?

Story time. A few weeks ago I came home to the utility company cutting up one of my trees that had fallen on a power line. It didn't snap their line, but it did rip the mast off my house. To do that,...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-13-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
I got the handle printed. The handle is printed a...

I got the handle printed. The handle is printed a fair amount more dense to take the load it will see.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8677&stc=1&d=1565714890




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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-12-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
The largest print is now done. This one took...

The largest print is now done. This one took 23.5 hours to complete. I'm pretty sure that is the longest single piece I've printed.
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Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-11-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,758
Posted By Daox
Awesome! Glad to hear it seems like a good...

Awesome! Glad to hear it seems like a good product off right off. Hope to hear more good reports. I'd love to hear how easy they are to clean, how often they need to be replaced, etc.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-11-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
I got the second largest piece of this build 3d...

I got the second largest piece of this build 3d printed up. It took 10 hours to print, but its on the more dense side. For reference, it is around 7.5 x 3.5 x 1.75 inches.
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Forum: Solar Power 08-10-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Daox
Very nice! Thanks for catching us up on the...

Very nice! Thanks for catching us up on the project.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-09-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
I also ordered my solar panel for this project...

I also ordered my solar panel for this project the other day. I went with a 20W 12V panel from Newpowa. I got it on Amazon for just over $30. It measures about 18.5" x 14", and puts out 1.16A at...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-09-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
To keep things moving, and be able to print items...

To keep things moving, and be able to print items before I get the electronics I had to change the design a little. I added a bunch of mounting holes to the main housing for flexibility. Once I get...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-08-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Daox
Yeah, pumped hydro is a much better solution I...

Yeah, pumped hydro is a much better solution I think too. However, it's very location specific. If you had to create pumped hydro at many different locations I would imagine you would run into...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-08-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Daox
So I ran the calculations. The results are not...

So I ran the calculations. The results are not too encouraging.

250 lb weight needs 10620 feet of travel to store 1 kwh.
1000 lb weight needs 2655 feet of travel to store 1 kwh.
5000 lb weight...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-08-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Daox
I wonder how DIY-able this idea is. For example,...

I wonder how DIY-able this idea is. For example, how deep and how much weight would it take to store about 10kwh (similar to a power wall)?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-07-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
With the electrical stuff mostly figured out for...

With the electrical stuff mostly figured out for now, I am going to switch over to making the enclosure for the power bank. Thankfully, my 3d printer is big enough to handle this task. Here is my...
Forum: Tools 08-07-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Daox
Sounds fun. Do you have lifting equipment? A 4x8...

Sounds fun. Do you have lifting equipment? A 4x8 sheet of metal can weigh a lot.
Forum: Tools 08-07-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Daox
Have you used it yet?

Have you used it yet?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-06-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
Here is a rough electrical diagram of the power...

Here is a rough electrical diagram of the power bank. It's pretty simple and we have talked about lost of the parts thus far. The one we haven't yet is the switch. I'm not confident that the dc-dc...
Forum: Introductions 08-05-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By Daox
Hello and welcome to the site 33mir33.

Hello and welcome to the site 33mir33.
Forum: Conservation 08-05-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,607
Posted By Daox
That is a lot of work to do! Thanks for sharing...

That is a lot of work to do! Thanks for sharing the journey with us.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-05-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Daox
Thats pretty much what I was thinking. Thanks...

Thats pretty much what I was thinking. Thanks for confirming Mike! You've been quite helpful on this project and I appreciate it. :thumbup:

I was able to find a nice LM3914 board which drives...
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