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by toejam
Wed Aug 11, 2004 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Build to order (or swap)
Replies: 24
Views: 4873

Re: Build to order (or swap)

On this idea, why not try to come up with an idea that would benefit mankind and market it as a group keep the profits and do more good? That would be fun i beiieve.
by toejam
Wed Aug 11, 2004 4:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 11.5Vdc / 12Vdc to 12.5Vdc/13Vdc
Replies: 16
Views: 3641

Re: 11.5Vdc / 12Vdc to 12.5Vdc/13Vdc

If you want to know if increasing the voltage to the fuel pump will help. hook a shop charger to it while it's running on the dyno. My thoughts on this problem lead me to the tank pump at best a totally insane design- toss it and use a high capacity inline pump. Do your injectors have orifices desig...
by toejam
Tue Aug 10, 2004 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Build to order (or swap)
Replies: 24
Views: 4873

Re: Build to order (or swap)

I can buy a scribe, a square, a centerpunch,a hammer, a drill press, and a 5 mm drill for about 200.00. all made in China of course.
by toejam
Mon Aug 09, 2004 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Led Q
Replies: 15
Views: 3092

Re: Led Q

a 1000 ohm pot and a meter capable of reading millamps will help. Most leds seem to work uaing about twenty ma.
by toejam
Sun Aug 08, 2004 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OPNIONS WANTED sounds too good to be true
Replies: 80
Views: 18402

Re: OPNIONS WANTED sounds too good to be true

what is the "aircar"?
by toejam
Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reversing Rotation of 115V Table Saw Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 4634

Re: Reversing Rotation of 115V Table Saw Motor

Dean: Anyone who uses a 1 hp saw and has replaced the motor in it should be aware of the danger presented by the use of it, as well as that of rotating belts and pulleys. My saw uses standard nuts for the arbor as well as every other saw i have used. Sometimes you need something to work so you can f...
by toejam
Sat Aug 07, 2004 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Building PV cells vs. Buying
Replies: 6
Views: 1265

Re: Building PV cells vs. Buying

if you have a greenhouse on your farm, it is a great solar heater. Get some black pvc pipe and place it in the greenhouse circulate water through it into an insulated tank and you can get as much heat as you want to spend for pipe and tank.I used one in new york and during the coldest winter days it...
by toejam
Sat Aug 07, 2004 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reversing Rotation of 115V Table Saw Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 4634

Re: Reversing Rotation of 115V Table Saw Motor

you can turn the blade around and use the other side of the saw but you have to double nut the blade.
by toejam
Fri Aug 06, 2004 4:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OPNIONS WANTED sounds too good to be true
Replies: 80
Views: 18402

Re: OPNIONS WANTED sounds too good to be true

I did not mean to make the last post i made look as if i wrote the text of it. All i wrote was "free lunch anyone" the rest was cut and pasted from a website.
by toejam
Fri Aug 06, 2004 4:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OPNIONS WANTED sounds too good to be true
Replies: 80
Views: 18402

Re: OPNIONS WANTED sounds too good to be true

Free lunch anyone? Hello to all,<p>I was surprised to see that "Electric rocket" patent from 1930, is re-patented again, this time under patent number WO/0058623 and AU3722400.<p>This time, instead of title "Electric rocket" you will see title: "PROPULSION DEVICE AND METHOD EMPLOYING ELECTRIC FIELDS...
by toejam
Fri Aug 06, 2004 4:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Building PV cells vs. Buying
Replies: 6
Views: 1265

Re: Building PV cells vs. Buying

you can build them at home using copper that has been oxidized but not for 4 bucks/watt. Check out edmund scientific they sell broken ones that can be worked on for a little less if i remember right.
by toejam
Wed Aug 04, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heating Element Question
Replies: 9
Views: 1890

Re: Heating Element Question

Get an ammeter put it in series with the nichrome wire and measure the amount of current it uses. You should be able to parallel a couple of wall warts to come up tith a suitable supply.
by toejam
Tue Aug 03, 2004 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to get 9 volts 300ma
Replies: 8
Views: 1833

Re: how to get 9 volts 300ma

an lm 7809 would work with no problem less you hook it up wrong.
by toejam
Tue Aug 03, 2004 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Power Supply
Replies: 7
Views: 1776

Re: Power Supply

I you could remove the regulator from a gm. alternator and design a voltage regulator for it. But they are rated for about 1.5 kw. max. [email protected] 90 amps=^ 4.5 kw. smoke time! If you look around some surplus websites you may find a surplus high capacity alternator for a reasonable price.
by toejam
Tue Aug 03, 2004 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: P.C.Board design
Replies: 18
Views: 3971

Re: P.C.Board design

I did'nt try using the toner method with express, i give them thier money and they sent me boards.I tried loading eagle and they seem to want money, but it looks like a good program. I made a nice board cutting tool by clamping a dremel to the long side of a box about 12"x4"x4" with an abrasive cutt...