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by dacflyer
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My WiFi Clock I built.
Replies: 3
Views: 693

My WiFi Clock I built.

Ok, so i said to myself I am sick-n-tired of setting clocks. Atomic clocks are not reliable, they loose signal a lot over here on the east coast. So I talked to a buddy of mine, which is only 1.5 hrs away from me. I told him what i wanted and he suggested to use the ESP32 Wroom Module. I told him i ...
by dacflyer
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 90
Views: 8676

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

I actually have tried them Toaster Bags, they work great.. I've toasted Garlic bread in the toaster, then i got brave and tried to make a grilled cheeze sammich. It turned out great.. I give it a thumbs up ! The Microwave and fridge combo, I have this also, bought it from a Hotel renovation sale $50...
by dacflyer
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Impending Forum Milestone
Replies: 7
Views: 1000

Re: Impending Forum Milestone

wow.. I feel Honored, I can't Believe it's been so many years.. amazing. do i get a free year of N&V now ? lol I do like it here, even tho it is not a super busy forum. I do try to keep things interesting. I'm still working on my Gas monitor project, haven't given up. I have another interesting proj...
by dacflyer
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 38
Views: 2820

Re: Technology Backfire?

cars like this should have a integrated solar panel in the roof, or maybe built into the top of the dash.. just an idea. but there must be a issue,, i doubt that the dealership will go out and start and run everyone of the cars they were selling, just to keep them charged up enough to sell. you coul...
by dacflyer
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Up For Grabs
Topic: Wanted: Realistic TRC-27A CB..
Replies: 3
Views: 1700

Re: Wanted: Realistic TRC-27A CB..

is this what the radio looks like ? 3 channel unit ?
http://www.radiopics.com/CB%20Radio/USA ... RC-27A.jpg
by dacflyer
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Up For Grabs
Topic: Wanted: Realistic TRC-27A CB..
Replies: 3
Views: 1700

Re: Wanted: Realistic TRC-27A CB..

try looking on a CB forum..i used to have a tube type white faced Johnson, 5 channels i think it was.
has an awsome restore on here.. >>----> http://www.radioboatanchor.com/blog/vik ... io-rebuild
good luck on your find.
by dacflyer
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Up For Grabs
Topic: VCR For Sale.
Replies: 1
Views: 783

Re: VCR For Sale.

if it works,, some sell for over $100 on Ebay..
by dacflyer
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 90
Views: 8676

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

them sandals almost looked like the sandals were keeping the House Arrest Device charged up as you walk...lol
by dacflyer
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television Conundrum.......
Replies: 13
Views: 1229

Re: Television Conundrum.......

the county landfill here, you can dump it off for free , but they do charge for whitegoods ( appliances )
by dacflyer
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ok,, New Project time,,,
Replies: 31
Views: 4222

Re: ok,, New Project time,,,

Lenp >> thanks..
I'm going to try the LM3916 1st..
i really wanted a digital one,, but led will be fine enough,, just means a different housing.
by dacflyer
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: surge voltages
Replies: 11
Views: 1167

Re: surge voltages

i remember the ads in N&V magazine when it was still regular paper ( the big magazine ),,before the shinny paper crap..
I hate shinny paper..lol
by dacflyer
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television Conundrum.......
Replies: 13
Views: 1229

Re: Television Conundrum.......

Janitor Tzap >> just drop it off at a donation center, or at one of them drop boxes ( donation dumpsters you see in shopping centers ) some 3rd world country might still take em..lol i know for a while, there used to be a van truck going around and wanting all the CRT tv's he could take back to mexi...
by dacflyer
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: surge voltages
Replies: 11
Views: 1167

Re: surge voltages

i remember the motto "A Brick won't Fail" now they say a brick wall... did they upgrade the wall ? did Trump have anything to do with it...lol
by dacflyer
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television Conundrum.......
Replies: 13
Views: 1229

Re: Television conundrum.......

Charlott's web now says.... $1.49Lb.
LoL...
by dacflyer
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television Conundrum.......
Replies: 13
Views: 1229

Re: Television conundrum.......

the vertical fold over problem is easy to fix.
look around the vertical IV, there is a low value and high voltage cap maybe 4.7Uf @ 160V , maybe a few other caps,, but typically them caps are bad and easy to replace,,
i have done hundreds of them on all sorts and sizes of tube TV's