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    Re: Show us your Mountain and Road Bicycles

    Thanks, Yes when I started looking at bikes, I couldn't find any bikes for males :-) because majority of them have a slanted frame. I thought they were all ladies bikes. But it turns they are mostly...
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    Re: Show us your Mountain and Road Bicycles

    I recently got my self a Silverback Stratos AL3 and its spectacular! (Probably because I'm a beginner and im used to a Raleigh which I rode when I was 14 ;D)
    Bicycles has gone through allot since I...
  3. Thread: JK Digital Dash

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    Re: JK Digital Dash

    I only now realize the spell checker auto corrected it to road worthlessness ;D;D

    I doubt the everyday run of the mill cop would notice. But maybe when you sell it and it has to go through a test...
  4. Thread: JK Digital Dash

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    Re: JK Digital Dash

    You may want to find out if such a screen will affect the road worthlessness of your Jeep.
  5. Thread: CnC Build

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    Re: CnC Build

    Almost done with the drawings, had to change a few things.

    I decided not to try and hand make the corner brackets and the rail plates. I'm just not accurate enough. And my drill press cannot drill...
  6. Thread: CnC Build

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    Re: CnC Build

    I made some brackets to assemble the rail and frame.
    Would be great if I could have the cut on a waterjet cutter. But I dont think I will find any services during Lockdown Level 4.

    The holes all...
  7. Thread: CnC Build

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    Re: CnC Build

    [QUOTE=plunger;4386877]


    I usually by from the 3d printing store. Close to work

    20x20 T-Slot R237.00 for 3 metre...
  8. Thread: CnC Build

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    Re: CnC Build

    I believe they are pretty accurate. By design they are very rigid Its all in the shape.
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    Re: CnC Build

    I gave up on the idea of using an alternative method for the rails.:(

    I purchased some 20x20 T-Slots , 20x40 V-Slots extrusions with some delrin wheels. For starters I will 3d print the side...
  10. Thread: CnC Build

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    Re: CnC Build

    Very Nice!

    Where did you get those thick alu plates ?
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    Re: CnC Build

    Do you mean the below that run on a round bar ?
    The below is an example of an 8UU which runs on a 8MM round chrome rod. Problem with them is they cannot run on very long rail without causing droop...
  12. Thread: CnC Build

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    CnC Build

    For a long time now I wanted to build a CNC. A while back I started building a CNC but failed and ended up building a 3D printer instead. So now I'm back at it.

    Some goals.
    1. Use components that...
  13. Thread: Brewing Noob

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    Re: Brewing Noob

    I took

    6L Apple Juice,
    5L Water
    500g Blackstrap molasses
    And a cup molasses sticky brown sugar.
    and about 4g Dry Bread yeast.

    Boiled all of it and added the yeast at 36 degrees.
  14. Thread: Brewing Noob

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    Re: Brewing Noob

    From brewcraft I bought a copertun beer kit similar to this.
    https://www.brewcraft.co.za/mangrove-jacks-craft-series-apple-cider-starter-brewery-kit-175927.html

    Comes with all the stuff you...
  15. Thread: 400w dc motor

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    Re: 400w dc motor

    For such a device wouldn't you rather look at torque requirement instead of the wattage?
    and is it even physically possible without gearing to get 500RPM out of a normal motor.

    If 110V/220V AC...
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    Re: DIY LifePo4 battery build

    I think you are asking, "At which DOD level will I start damaging my battery ?"

    People rate the charge of a battery using terms SOC or DOD.
    SOC = State of charge
    DOD = Depth of discharge,

    If...
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    Re: Understanding a BMS

    Baie dankie, dis presies wat ek wou weet!
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    Re: Understanding a BMS

    So when you have an axpert and you want to make use of LIFEPO4 instead of SLA, then you need them right ?

    Remember someone without the know how like me will go and buy an axpert and a couple of...
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    Re: Understanding a BMS

    Because I always overthink stuff ;D Maybe its simple to you but not so simple to me.


    [EDIT]
    I dont need this to turn into a discussion on scientific level. Just wanted confirmation.
    But I...
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    Re: Understanding a BMS

    Thank you.
    I dont have any drawings, FYI I'm not trying to build a BMS. I just drew how I have it in my head, just to understand how they work on a basic level. Until now I was under the impression...
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    Understanding a BMS

    I'm trying to understand how they work.

    From pictures online the connections to the battery to monitor are all thin little wires. So that tells me they don't charge the batteries individually as...
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Very true! In fact I bet once you have installed a backup solution most people cant wait for load shedding to kick in, just to be able to test it out. >:D
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Building the circuit shouldn't be a big problem the are plenty rebuilt PCBs out there on Aliexpress. I'm sure you can get a digital potentiometer which you can control with an arduino. If you can...
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    You are looking at the 6V mode rating.
    In 12V mode it's meant to only charge batteries up to 120Ah output is 2.8A.
    In 6V mode 4A output.
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    I bought this cheapy battery , at the chinese mall a couple of years ago

    558966

    Still running strong and live up to its name, bit big compared to other batteries. "trok batery" :p

    It runs...
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    I think you made a good remark (Maybe I'm also doff ;D)
    But you don't necessarily need an old type transformer to convert 220V to 12v though. Look at a PC PSU It still has some transformers in them...
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    Re: Inverter Battery - Fuse, Circuit Breaker?

    Wow! Not what I expected at all! But then again a DC welder does the same ?
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    Re: Sonoff POW R2 - No output?

    15Watt Lamp? 15watt = 0.06A . The App/ Firmare is probably programmed to show a zero value when below a certain reading. To prevent it from showing a reading when nothing is connected to the Sonoff...
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    Re: DIY LifePo4 battery build

    Dankie, hou ons asseblief op hoogte met die vordering van jou projek.
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    Re: DIY LifePo4 battery build

    I'm amazed, thanks for sharing with us.

    So if you have such a battery what is the maximum wattage that you can draw from it constantly?
    Does DOD 10% mean you can discharge 90% of it's capacity?...
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    Re: Power Monitoring before going solar

    Yep I meant "tied" not sure how I messed that one up. ;D The reason I said that was because of the same video that you are referring to. If I remember correctly you needed 2 inverters if you wanted...
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    Re: Power Monitoring before going solar

    Thanks for this bit of info,

    Communica has them for 13.5K ...
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    Power Monitoring before going solar

    There's plenty threads about on what Panels, inverters and batteries to use. Hardly any about the prep?

    Besides the load shedding we also get downtime due to crime.
    An my single 102Ah battery...
  34. Thread: Question

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    Re: Question

    Bit hard to say , when looking at the PCB, pure sine wave inverters usually have a large inductor on the board.
    Also you can hear the difference in noise when connecting it to an inductive load like...
  35. Re: Who's game for a DIY Router UPS / Cell Charger build Project.

    552729

    Yep I.E my nitecore charger can charge all of the types mentioned on the yellow label.
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