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by biophase
Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help on a new project
Replies: 10
Views: 2181

Re: Need help on a new project

BTW, I've noticed that dogs can already tell this when using retractable leashes. They can tell where they are very close to the end of the leash, either due to distance or tension. If you have a dog try it on your next walk.
by biophase
Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help on a new project
Replies: 10
Views: 2181

Re: Need help on a new project

I was going to use it as a training device. Dog pulls on leash too hard and it beeps, I stop walking. Dog starts walking again, as soon as it beeps again I stop. Hopefully my dog will begin to learn that there's a certain tension he can pull before I stop walking. Then I slowly lower the tension unt...
by biophase
Sat Aug 22, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help on a new project
Replies: 10
Views: 2181

Re: Need help on a new project

The device is just attached to a collar and would beep or make some noise once the tension passes a certain point. My dog is a german shepherd but this device should be able to work for dogs of all sizes. Tension could be from 5 to 30 lbs?? I'm not really sure how hard a dog can pull. I should attac...
by biophase
Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help on a new project
Replies: 10
Views: 2181

Need help on a new project

I'm trying to design this device that would measure the pull of my dog on the leash. Basically it would clip between the collar and leash and measure tension. I was thinking of using a simple spring scale to do this, but I purchased a digital fish scale and took it apart. The fish scale has no movin...