Instructables: exploring - workshop - tracker Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:27:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
70% more solar collection? Newest dripper tracker design to rotate solar panels on equatorial mount.
70% more solar collection? Newest dripper tracker design to rotate solar panels on equatorial mount. - More DIY How To Projects]]> gaiatechnician I did dripper trackers a few years ago because I saw a need, got some great comments and some prizes  and I thought people would surely try them and develop them further.  But nothing happened.  Here is the latest simplest version. The barrel of water is an easily controlled way to move a solar pane...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:28:41 PDT
Solar Oven With Tracking...
Solar Oven With Tracking... - More DIY How To Projects]]> SolarPoweredGardener Whilst surfing the net one day I came across a site that showed you how to make simple solar cookers. The next day I made one out of cardboard and tin foil. I was amazed at how well it worked. After a lot more surfing and learning I came up with this design that any handyman with basic electrical sk...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 02:11:49 PDT
D.I.Y. Solar Setup.
D.I.Y. Solar Setup. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rob Patterson This instructable will tell you how I went about building a 12v Solar setup to run my Air Cooler during our hot Summer and a 12v 120 litre Fridge/Freezer during the cooler months. It will include some of the things I got right and the things I got wrong while building my "Sun Suckers". Please keep...
By: Rob Patterson

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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 22:22:15 PDT
Solar PV tracker
Solar PV tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> bwitmer For a class project (PV Design, Appalachian State, Dr. Dennis Scanlin) I decided to try making a low cost PV (photovoltaic) tracker. Being able to follow the sun's path through the sky can raise your solar panel system's output considerably (30-50%), but the argon filled ones can be a bit pricey, a...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2008 09:20:12 PST