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  • gadjetramjet commented on seasider1960's instructable Laundry Room Monitor9 months ago
    Laundry Room Monitor

    Hi, good read, great info to make me think, my 2 cents worth as to the current sensor, since you're "in" the wall anyway. I'm thinking you could hook the current sensor up to a line as it separated in the outlet box for the dryer. There is already bare wires in the electrical box, the cable could easily be run within the wall. It would have a few advantages, out of sight, less prone to damage, by errant socks, no need to damage the dryer cord. and then would work with any dryer you plug in, in case you have to replace it, ...or move.

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  • gadjetramjet commented on Danijel0frk's instructable Magnetic propeller balancer1 year ago
    Magnetic propeller balancer

    My father used to build wood propellers for small aircraft, late 1950's through the 80's. This was the same "type" of tool he used, but on a smaller scale. He used a couple of vertical 2" x 4" 's about 4' tall on wood base to hold them up, with a couple of old wheel bearings. You just need to hold the item you are balancing in space. I've also seen it done with two pieces of wood with a notch on the top of each to hold a rod. The propeller does not need to be vertical, it can be horizontal as well, it just needs to be able to move freely. The second "must be" is it has to balance through the center axis. Which is usually a hole, so you have to create something to center in the hole. The use of the cones from the ends of couple of pens to center the p...

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    My father used to build wood propellers for small aircraft, late 1950's through the 80's. This was the same "type" of tool he used, but on a smaller scale. He used a couple of vertical 2" x 4" 's about 4' tall on wood base to hold them up, with a couple of old wheel bearings. You just need to hold the item you are balancing in space. I've also seen it done with two pieces of wood with a notch on the top of each to hold a rod. The propeller does not need to be vertical, it can be horizontal as well, it just needs to be able to move freely. The second "must be" is it has to balance through the center axis. Which is usually a hole, so you have to create something to center in the hole. The use of the cones from the ends of couple of pens to center the propeller on it's axis used in this instrucable I found to be very ...ingenious!

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