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Tundra Twin Track
10-17-2016, 01:22 PM
This is a upgraded frame,wheels and handle for those battery charger that come with those hollow 6" wheels and short handle that you have to bend over to drag around and are really poor if have to move around outside[/URL]1.photobucket.com/user/tundratwintrack/media/image.jpg1_zpswndmixe9.jpg.html]http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/ag292/tundratwintrack/image.jpg1_zpswndmixe9.jpg[/URL]http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/ag292/tundratwintrack/image.jpg2_zpsiqa9exp8.jpg (http://s1371.photobucket.com/user/tundratwintrack/media/image.jpg2_zpsiqa9exp8.jpg.html)

EddyCurr
10-17-2016, 01:33 PM
Schumacher, nice chargers. (Many people do not realize it, but Don Schumacher, the top fuel and funny car legend, is the man behind the brand.)

Was this unit a rescue in need of repair or was it just a matter of eliminating sources of irritation (low reach handle and smooth surface only wheels?)

Since I am speaking my mind today, I'll just come out and say I'd have positioned the female receptcle with a downward orientation. Other than that, atta boy ...

Edit: didn't you write some time back about finding this in the local tip?

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sasquatch
10-17-2016, 06:49 PM
Nice work TTT!! ( I got to watch Schumacher Top fuel Tear down at the nationals back awhile ago. So interesting and organized!)

Tundra Twin Track
10-17-2016, 09:01 PM
[QUOTE=EddyCurr;1074639]Schumacher, nice chargers. (Many people do not realize it, but Don Schumacher, the top fuel and funny car legend, is the man behind the brand.)

Was this unit a rescue in need of repair or was it just a matter of eliminating sources of irritation (low reach handle and smooth surface only wheels?)

Since I am speaking my mind today, I'll just come out and say I'd have positioned the female receptcle with a downward orientation. Other than that, atta boy ...

Edit: didn't you write some time back about finding this in the local tip?
The charger was new but cursed those things for years,female plug just a blank for holding cord.The whttp://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/ag292/tundratwintrack/image.jpg3_zpscufchlpf.jpg (http://s1371.photobucket.com/user/tundratwintrack/media/image.jpg3_zpscufchlpf.jpg.html)heel system I have mentioned in previous posts are the ones in pic.

danlb
10-17-2016, 09:16 PM
It looks real nice.

Did you use some sort of insulator for the lugs that you use to store the clamps? I'm always worried about shorting mine out.

Dan

Black Forest
10-18-2016, 04:22 AM
I was sure you would show a picture of the other half of the bicycle handle bar mounted to the charger. Even so I give you a thumbs up on the job.

Tundra Twin Track
10-18-2016, 11:43 AM
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It looks real nice.

Did you use some sort of insulator for the lugs that you use to store the clamps? I'm always worried about shorting mine out.

Dan
I used nylatron as seen in 2nd pic,I machined them down so clamps are in relaxed position so springs stay fresh.

I was sure you would show a picture of the other half of the bicycle handle bar mounted to the charger. Even so I give you a thumbs up on the job.
Just about lost my coffee reading this lol!!No BF never thought of the half handle bar or even a brake,just wanted to be able to walk full strides with out those things catching your heels!!!

dave_r
10-18-2016, 02:04 PM
Somewhere out there, there is an older gentleman cursing the young man who ran off with his cane. :eek:

Willy
10-18-2016, 03:20 PM
Good job, this is the way it should have come from the store.

Why is it that a lot of tools that are meant to be portable and used in a somewhat industrial setting come with tiny wheels, handles at a hieght meant for small children, and 3 foot long cords? It's almost like they don't expect or want this stuff from being used.

Tundra Twin Track
10-18-2016, 08:33 PM
Somewhere out there, there is an older gentleman cursing the young man who ran off with his cane. :eek:

Actually the handle came from a golf bag cart and the wheels from some garden cart that a scored at the dump for free.

sewingmachine
10-18-2016, 08:44 PM
I like it also . Like someone said that is the way it should have come from the store,but then we would not have gotten the chance to improve on the way it was.


Dave

AD5MB
10-18-2016, 09:53 PM
the modification I make to all of my battery chargers is to buy a 50 foot extension cord, chop off the female part, and hard wire the long cord to the charger. buying an extension cord is cheaper than buying the same length of wire, the male plug is a bonus.