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  • jr23 commented on drizzle504's instructable Tire Plug: Gorilla Glue Edition1 year ago
    Tire Plug: Gorilla Glue Edition

    hope you meant this to get to work on time as its looks temp since the head of screw will either wear down or rust .and or snap off and that screw will work its way out in the worst time. good temp to hold till proper repair. a good tire over 50% is worth inside fix worn more than that a self vulcanizing plug, especially now that tires have gotten so expensive.

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  • Make Your Computer UPS Last for Hours Instead of Minutes

    mc battery will most likely work but purchase 2 5ah tougher from the same batch and run them in parallel. wonder how he made out as 2014 entry

    seeing this is an old entry but basics were good but i see some problem the ups will trickle charge larger batteries i use one with dead inverter section APC has a good charging but less so in the inverter section which seems to break first confirmed by my friend electrical engineer who worked for them when they were made in USA. but they would strain or fail if the larger battery my one is 77ah was drained low so if depleted I charge with a larger charger and soon solar.with controller. the second problem using a car or similar battery they vent hydrogen gas very flammable so use caution inside home ups batteries are designed for indoor use most car batteries still outgas even so called sealled ones. i had a car battery on charge in attached 2 car garage and it set my CO detector in th...

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    seeing this is an old entry but basics were good but i see some problem the ups will trickle charge larger batteries i use one with dead inverter section APC has a good charging but less so in the inverter section which seems to break first confirmed by my friend electrical engineer who worked for them when they were made in USA. but they would strain or fail if the larger battery my one is 77ah was drained low so if depleted I charge with a larger charger and soon solar.with controller. the second problem using a car or similar battery they vent hydrogen gas very flammable so use caution inside home ups batteries are designed for indoor use most car batteries still outgas even so called sealled ones. i had a car battery on charge in attached 2 car garage and it set my CO detector in the laundry room off even though i smelled no rotten eggs smell. so if used inside in box that's mostly air tight avoid anything to spark when charging and ventilate when open before switch or using tool that might spark especially connecting or removing the wire. I never blew a battery but seen it mechanic got acid burn in face and battery destroyed

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  • How to Build a 12x20 Cabin on a Budget

    coper pipes add no structural rigidity to a building and in Florida they are a liability between the mineral in the water and the frequent lightning they pinhole and need replacing too often, the key to building in fl is tying roof to foundation as strong as possible hurricane straps go from roof support to the walls and transfer load to foundation . in this case the posts would be deep and concreted in then ther roof strapped to the post in addition to nails . in the pic the structure is sound post and beam is a durable method

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