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by Janitor Tzap
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What kind of dye is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: What kind of dye is this?

I've used scratch filler products that were a kind of wax and enamel based. Basically a color type crayon that closely matched your cars paint color. Only problem is that with these newer paints, and UV protective coatings on cars now. Getting colors to match, and having the the repair last for any ...
by Janitor Tzap
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

Hmmm.... Yeah, a peltier junction or TEC has a high current draw, plus the cooling side can cause condensation around it. Thus, the water from the condensation, could short out the LED's. No, I was just thinking that the water cooling system could be replaced with something more simple. Perhaps just...
by Janitor Tzap
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

haklesup wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:40 pm
Just need some water cooling for the LEDs and you're are on the way to hella lumens
https://gfycat.com/delightfulvigilantca ... hlight-led
Hmmm............

I wonder if you could substitute peltier junctions for the cooling instead of the water cooling system?


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by Janitor Tzap
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Soldering iron tip woes
Replies: 11
Views: 197

Re: Soldering iron tip woes

I've still got my old HAKKO 926ESD Soldering Iron. It's currently on it's 2nd Soldering Tip. All I do to the tip is; {While Hot} lightly file the Tip, stick it in to flux, wipe on a damp sponge, re-tin the tip with solder. Wipe the tip again on the damp sponge to remove excess solder from the tip. S...
by Janitor Tzap
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 31
Views: 695

Re: Technology Backfire?

Lenp, I went out to Cargurus.com and found a thread about the "Battery Dead" Issue. https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-t84281_ds1000311 Some people have found a "kinda fix" for the problem. :roll: My husband has been looking on Honda user forums. He found one today where one person's dealershi...
by Janitor Tzap
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

Okay, this must be a scam. https://images.complex.com/complex/image/upload/c_limit,w_680/fl_lossy,pg_1,q_auto/blnyghydjnghlboift6d.jpg How do you rewind a DVD!? :P Or how about..... Gas Powered Flashlight https://images.complex.com/complex/image/upload/c_limit,w_680/fl_lossy,pg_1,q_auto/bg6irgwpveq...
by Janitor Tzap
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My WiFi Clock I built.
Replies: 3
Views: 136

Re: My WiFi Clock I built.

Looks good. :) Only........ It seems strange that the Transit Group was just throwing out perfectly good LED Cross Walk Display Boards. :/ Up here, they only replace the display if there are too many burned out LED's. There are still even some of the old style Bulb Displays around yet. But with the ...
by Janitor Tzap
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Soldering Fat
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Re: Soldering Fat

It's Plumbers Paste. Great for cleaning Soldering Iron Tips, but is meant for soldering together copper piping. It does contain a mix of fat and flux. So as to make it stick to the copper ends that are too be soldered together. Here's a video on Copper Pipe Soldering: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
by Janitor Tzap
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Impending Forum Milestone
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Impending Forum Milestone

:mrgreen: WoooHooo..I feel special. :grin: Hard to believe i been on here over 17 yrs now. But i was getting N&V magazine several years before I discovered this Forum.. :shock: As the Roman Hero, upon his steed waves to the crowd of adoring fans. His attendant constantly reminds him. "Thou art Mort...
by Janitor Tzap
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

What I have not seen is a slot toaster mated to a toaster oven Do you mean one of these? https://target.scene7.com/is/image/Target/GUEST_824fb611-f199-4de6-9146-826c05b954d5?wid=488&hei=488&fmt=pjpeg Where you can find it: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Hamilton-Beach-2-in-1-Oven-and-Toaster-Model-3115...
by Janitor Tzap
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

The Microwave and fridge combo, I have this also, bought it from a Hotel renovation sale $50.00 was a deal My Friend in Austria, she has that compaq Kitchen ( fridge, stove, sink etc ) neat idea. could be ideal for someone building a camper. Yeah, I did mention that if you had a small RV, or a tow ...
by Janitor Tzap
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

Now for an odd.... Sort of grill? :???: Rollie https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/714Uz2TAtbL._SX466_.jpg Rollie EggMaster Vertical Grill THE FAST, EASY, PAN FREE WAY TO MAKE PERFECT EGGS EVERY TIME! Vertical Cooking Technology that combines a cylindrical non-stick cooking surface sur...
by Janitor Tzap
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

Okay, lets move on from the Breakfast Cereals to something more appealing..... DAZEY STRIPPER https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/192705543768_/DAZEY-STRIPPER-DVS-5-Electric-Fruit-Vegetable-Peeler-Apple.jpg A {Mostly} Automatic Vegetable & Fruit Peeler. Here's a video review: https://www.youtub...
by Janitor Tzap
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

https://www.cheerios.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/original-cheerios.png I see these donuts all the time in the store. So tiny. Must be over a thousand in a box! And the name is so upbeat - it even has "Cheer" in it! LOL (And they're gluten free!) I see a lot of these tiny round things, but they'r...
by Janitor Tzap
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 84
Views: 3884

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

Okay CeaSar, your in to "Doughnuts"...... Well, here is a Mini Doughnut making machine. :grin: https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MzAwWDMwMA==/z/cqcAAOSwQItUJYBK/$_35.JPG?set_id=2 Here's a video review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9mGzlTxKoo Here's where you can purchase it: https://www.amazon.com/Nos...