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  • LarryF24 commented on rbodell's instructable Homemade TV Antenna2 months ago
    Homemade TV Antenna

    So what did the second loop do if anything? Do you find this to be omnidirectional? What spacing did you use between the two ? Did you try one circle first then add a second to se if it made a difference?

    Yes I have done this in a crawl space and works quite well. Omnidirectional, not but it does a nice job of getting signals even in a crawl space. I also tried this it side around 25’ high, worked well there not much difference. I get a lot of wind so I opted for in crawl space. Not 100% sure if it would be considered omnidirectional but it could just be my location. My signals are with in 20 miles. Only issue I had was dissimulation of instruction. I mis read it and made a 26” diameter when it actually is a semi circle of that 26” diameter.

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  • How to Build a 12x20 Cabin on a Budget

    Agreed

    1 x 2 strips I assume was was to leave a space to put the foam insulation on before the flooring was installed, great idea I would also want to use some 6 mil poly for moisture protection .

    I also posted this question , from what I can see ,there is not much of a list but I am planning on doing this soon so I will add one here for my adaptation of this. You basically can start with 4 - 2X12X10 pressure treated lumber and 2 - 2X12X12 pressure treated lumber for the outside box and it appears he used 6- 4"X4"X8' for the uprights.Not much detail ,too bad but for the most part you can make it any size you want which will determine the material list.He wanted the inside to be full size so he used from what it appears 3 4X8 sheets of exterior floor (advantec possibly wax side down).Depending on what you want for floor strength you could set your joist every 12' but he used conventional 16" spacing , if you wanted to use it to store a vehicle or something I woul...

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    I also posted this question , from what I can see ,there is not much of a list but I am planning on doing this soon so I will add one here for my adaptation of this. You basically can start with 4 - 2X12X10 pressure treated lumber and 2 - 2X12X12 pressure treated lumber for the outside box and it appears he used 6- 4"X4"X8' for the uprights.Not much detail ,too bad but for the most part you can make it any size you want which will determine the material list.He wanted the inside to be full size so he used from what it appears 3 4X8 sheets of exterior floor (advantec possibly wax side down).Depending on what you want for floor strength you could set your joist every 12' but he used conventional 16" spacing , if you wanted to use it to store a vehicle or something I would plan on 12" centers for the joist and 1 1/4 marine plywood for the floor.Walls he used strips of wood so he could use something like T111 material and it appears 1X2 pine to have the batten strip appearance. Again I will probably build some rendition of this and post my list if that helps.

    Very nice design, I plan on doing this project and will definitely post pictures , I would greatly appreciate it if you could provide a cut list of materials, I have some to get started but would have a much easier time building this if I knew what I needed first.Thanks for posting , i will also vote on this .

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  • LarryF24 commented on rbodell's instructable Homemade TV Antenna2 months ago
    Homemade TV Antenna

    Alright , I made 2 circles 26" with an additional 1" on each side, just a bit confused here , should I end up when assembled with a 52" diameter 26" radius?

    Just saying here, that looks like a good idea and I plan to build one , but I have found if all you need is a single tv, a short piece of coax with about 8" of the jacket removed a pretty darn good signal , I ended up with 23 channels.

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  • HDDJ: Turning an Old Hard Disk Drive Into a Rotary Input Device

    very nice, looking to use one as an annenometer to measuer wind speed but all i have of the circuitry is the motor and not the controller.Can I still get it to work with what i have besides a few componets which i have around?

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  • LarryF24 commented on Higgs Boson's instructable How to make your own Arduino board1 year ago
    How to make your own Arduino board

    Just a question here , can you just stack the blank chip on to the inserted programmed chip and then load a sketch? Would it harm the original one ,just wondering if it could be done that way.

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