Step 6: The Wheels Axels And Bearings Explained.

Drill a 1/2" hole in the bottom of the T-fitting.. Without gluing, assemble all the components. align the vertical axis centered on the platform. Cut four 8mm dowels long enough to extend from the exact center point of the platform plane out to the holes drilled into pvc 2 and 4. Place rollerblade wheels onto the dowels. As you see in the picture you are truing the alignment so the wheels naturally roll around the axis
The idea is good, and the project is well managed. But the axis must not to be vertical, it must be parallel to the earth axis. This is called equatorial mounting. To get it, you must lean the axis an angle equal to the site's latitude: horizontal at the equator, vertical at the poles. <br> <br>Theoretically, you also must vary it during the year some degrees as sun travels north-south and vice versa, but this correction is minor and could be ignored.
<p>you are absolutely right. interesting.</p>
<p>the module would have to be leveled accordingly</p>
Very nice Drawings
<p>its also a universal design, can be applicable to a wider range of uses. other than mounting solar panels Fresnel lenses or parabolic mirrors.</p>

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