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Portable Boot and Glove Dryer.View Instructable »
Interesting build. I have an idea. Fill the motors and canisters with mineral oil. I dont know how good the seal on the motor shaft works but this should make the motors last longer and have a longer run time before water does the thing it does best.
Solar Address Number Light....View Instructable »
If you used a cheap drill motor/gearbox and a PWM motor controller (like this Link: http://a.co/gAJxvun )You could set the speed of movement and rig a power switch. Should make for smooth slides at a constant speed :)Great work on this instructable. I may have to make one :)
I really like this. I think you should sell a few :)
Good idea. Should have less of a bang than HHO. I may look into it. For now i think i will do a simple propane conversion. The engine is pretty flexible on what i can put in it and would be even more flexible if i could find some way to easily adjust the ignition timing.
Thank you for your concern. This is the main reason i used the balloon for the fuel source. if it detonated i would be fine. I think i am going to push on and make this engine run on propane like i meant to do. The HHO engine was a fun experiment and i did get it to work for a short time making it successful experiment and only a sub-fail.
Great project! I may have to make one with LEDs
Great project! have you thought about using a car scissor jack to crank the drill up and down? It would make your drill holes more precise and you have better control!
Sub-Fail Alt Fuel Experimen...View Instructable »
I have used this rig many many times with the solar panel and the wall wart. It has no problems with heating up or drawing more than rated current. I think if the charge controller may be in play here. Some kind of circuit protection. If you get to the bottom of this please post back here and let me know.
So. update on run time. I got about 9 hours of light out of it before it got too dim to use. I used by dead battery to make a 9v battery connector for easy battery replacement. I have but 2 more of these using half the lights this one has and they are more than bright enough. Really handy lamp to have around and you can store extra batteries inside it.
So. update on run time. The battery lasted about 9 hours of light out of it before it got too dim to use. I used the dead battery to make a 9v battery connector for easy battery replacement. So far I have but 2 more of these for friends using half the lights this one has and they are more than bright enough. Really handy lamp to have around and you can store extra batteries and a deck of cards inside it.
So. update on run time. The battery lasted about 9 hours before it got too dim to use. I used the dead battery to make a 9v battery connector for easy battery replacement. So far I have built 2 more of these for friends using half the lights this one has and they are more than bright enough. Really handy lamp to have around and you can store extra batteries and a deck of cards inside it.
LOL. Yes you did.
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I may have to make myself a cheese knife with this knowledge!
There probably is a formula but i just do trial and error. I have about 2 hours of run time on it so far. If i had to guess the 9v should last at least 6 hours.The lights can be run on a 12v source. if you used a small SLA battery inside the jar and hooked up a charging jack on the lid you could make it run for days.
LED lantern in a canning jar.View Instructable »
What a great repair! I like using these motors and controllers for stuff too. if you want a little more grunt out of the motor try grabbing a pwm controller off amazon. I have used them in many of my builds and they work good.here is a link to a controller with 4 switchable pulse settings by flipping switches on the board. This vendor also is great i order from them a lot.https://www.amazon.com/uniquegoods-Controller-CCM9...As for the motor building heat. Let it get hot and it will handle it. I have run a 250w razor scooter motor for 10+ miles at full speed. It really should be fine but hot to the touch.
Using a drill battery is brilliant! I have so many drill boxes in the shop with no tools in them. For some reason i always forget that they make AWESOME project boxes.With a 12v battery input you could even use car power, solar, or a big SLA battery.Check out my solar charger on steroids instructable. It may be a good setup for multicharging from just about any 12v source.
Thanks. I made this trike as solid as possible since it is going to be my daily rider. The low gear is awesome for climbing long hills without overheating the motor or control board.
DIY electric trike from ele...View Instructable »
cool instructable. may need to make a smoking guitar :)
Thanks! I thought this may be a really fun project for a school class to make for the Halloween season. Does not take much for supplies and can be done quickly.
Good idea. I think the wood part may need to be built a little more sturdy for that.
Solar powered color changin...View Instructable »
I love the simplicity of the locking mechanism and the ability to change the combination.. Great build.
Marionette CostumeView Instructable »
That is super cool. I may have to make one :)
Thanks! I am glad the instructable is useful to you! If i had to do it all over again i would scoot the front tires back a foot or two for a more tadpole style design. The wheels do not interfere with my feet too much in its current configuration but the turning radius SUCKS! Very solid bike though
Hello. I like the project. If you want a cheap source for lenses check out car headlight housings at the junkyard. I used one recently from a 04 Hyundai Sonata as a light lens. works great.
Thank you :)
Thanks! I took the box to the lake this weekend. we charged our portable speakers and ran the cell phone (to play music) all day. With the solar panel plugged in all day it was at 90 percent charge when we got home.
Solar Charging phone charge...View Instructable »
Find a way to mount the bar to the rear part of the bike that moves with the tire. If you keep enough spring tension on it you should be fine.
Great Job and a very well done detailed instructable. Sourcing the frame from junked pop up trailers is an awesome idea. 20 or 40 watts of solar panels and a 12v battery would be cool on this rig. That way you can have all kinds of easy off the shelf accessories. Wire in 2 or 3 12v plugs and run a small light strip and you are set! Can jumpstart the car in a pinch too.I never understood pop up tent trailers. a tent is 100 bucks and you and fit it in the trunk. Your rig is way more useful
instead of a bank of D batteries how about a solar panel and a bank of super capacitors? Should be more than enough power for your lights without the need to buy a new battery every year?There are some cool youtube videos about making 12v cap banks.
If you found a 60+ watt solar panel and a small car electric radiator fan you could have a cheap reliable passive vent system on the greenhouse. just a thought :)
Just about anywhere. Mexico bottled Coke is sold all over where i live. People like it because it is made with real sugar.
WOW. That is awesome!
This is AMAZING! One of the coolest instructable cakes i have seen.
Don't forget to vote for me in the contest! thanks!
I love these pathway lamps. I use them all over my yard and when one dies i just replace it for a dollar. I have made a small 10 watt 12 volt solar panel out of them and will keep adding on as i go. As for the LED driver thanks for the datasheet. i have been thinking of making an LED panel out of them.
Thanks! If you need help on your build feel free to message me. check out my youtube channel :)
NEAT! i like it. A+ on recycling!
Awesome idea. Can't wait to see other refinements!
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