Instructables: exploring - workshop - hybrid - featured Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:45:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Featured Author: bennelson wilgubeast Ben Nelson, known on the site without the space between his names, tinkers with motorized vehicles. That, in and of itself, is awesome. But Ben takes things several steps further than even the most ardent hobbyist mechanic. He has converted several vehicles to electricity. That's right. While the ma...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:16:47 PST
DIY Plug-In Hybrid Car
DIY Plug-In Hybrid Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson This Instructable shows how I built a Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle. A plug-in hybrid is a car which can run off a combination of electricity (stored in batteries) charged from a wall outlet, and some other fuel, such as gasoline. This vehicle uses ONLY the battery-electric system to start with, and has ...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 22:40:47 PST
Hybrid solar panel (photovoltaic and thermal)
Hybrid solar panel (photovoltaic and thermal) - More DIY How To Projects]]> carlos1w Some time ago I bought some PV cells (6"x3", from rebeccayi0904 on ebay, very nice seller!) with intention of building a PV panel (after reading a plaethora of instructables on solar panels here!).  While testing the individual cells out there in the sun I noticed that they got quite hot.  I then re...
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Thu, 6 May 2010 20:38:24 PDT
Grow Tomatoes from Seed
Grow Tomatoes from Seed - More DIY How To Projects]]> catman529 I have been a tomato grower since 2008 when I grew my first tomatoes from seed.Growing tomatoes from seed takes time and care, but ultimately it is not hard and the results are well worth it.You will need either a grow light setup (cheap shop lights) or a south-facing window that gets plenty of sun ...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2009 16:48:58 PDT