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  • KathrynL31 commented on darbinorvar's instructable Solar Panel Charging Tool Roll12 months ago
    Solar Panel Charging Tool Roll

    Where did you get your solar panels? Are they flexible or rigid? How much do they add to the cost to make this?

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  • KathrynL31 commented on Robb's instructable Hamster Wheel Standing Desk1 year ago
    Hamster Wheel Standing Desk

    Angela, I purchased a cat wheel from onefastcat.com for my cat (1/2 main coone). Having seen him stand in the 4' wheel, I am confident a 3' wheel would not be big enough for your maine coon. Try this: get your cat to stand up at full stretch (i.e., hold a treat against a wall and make him/her reach for it). Mark the highest point he or she can touch and measure from there to the floor. Add at least half to that measurement to get the minimum diameter for a wheel your cat can really stretch out and run in. You probably don't need a whole 2' from side to side, so that could save you some wood. Attaching carpet to the inside for traction is also helpful for cats. You can use a hall runner, or leftovers from a carpet installation. Glue it down, tack it down, or use velcro so you can easily ...

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    Angela, I purchased a cat wheel from onefastcat.com for my cat (1/2 main coone). Having seen him stand in the 4' wheel, I am confident a 3' wheel would not be big enough for your maine coon. Try this: get your cat to stand up at full stretch (i.e., hold a treat against a wall and make him/her reach for it). Mark the highest point he or she can touch and measure from there to the floor. Add at least half to that measurement to get the minimum diameter for a wheel your cat can really stretch out and run in. You probably don't need a whole 2' from side to side, so that could save you some wood. Attaching carpet to the inside for traction is also helpful for cats. You can use a hall runner, or leftovers from a carpet installation. Glue it down, tack it down, or use velcro so you can easily remove it to clean or replace. Good luck!

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