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    03-28-2019, 12:41 AM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Trepan a big washer? in General
    This I'm betting your curious as how the trepaning would work. I would go for it, if i were you. I know I'm curious.
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    03-25-2019, 06:23 PM
    What are the 3 prong philips type that are showing up lately ?
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    03-22-2019, 01:05 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread OT what are these? in General
    Does the spike have a little pieces of wood stuck on it ... like from a cross ??
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    03-19-2019, 12:13 AM
    well .. 2.7v. But this is the old suspect bms so I am not going to worry too much about future problems, but yea, I sure hope I didn't hurt them...
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    03-18-2019, 03:14 AM
    Ok Helder, I went a head and did that. I wanted to drain it first so I hooked up the battery to the biggest treadmill motor I had laying around. ...
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    03-16-2019, 11:35 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread penknife project in General
    I never tore a folder apart, always wondered how it locked open and close. That one picture of yours answered about a zillion questions. I also...
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    03-15-2019, 11:05 PM
    Would it work out of circuit(battery) I've already unsoldered it. It's becoming a moot point, with the newer bms coming any day. But if I can...
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    03-15-2019, 12:39 PM
    Hi Helder, are you saying that it does do balancing ? I wrote the company and their only reply was ... p+ is discharge positive P_ is...
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    03-14-2019, 03:37 PM
    Something is bugging me. Why would this bms have circuitry going to all 13 strings if it is not balancing. If all it is doing is monitoring total...
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    03-14-2019, 11:46 AM
    Actually the cells are somewhat matched. I drain tested every cell, and these are the cream of the crop. But I do understand Lakeside, that good...
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    03-13-2019, 11:58 PM
    Damn Paul, Don't know where you found all that. Looks like I may end up in better shape not being able to use it. I see the spec sheet says...
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    03-13-2019, 07:39 PM
    Well I think the bms is shot. I figured I would hook a light load up to the bms outputs and get it to do some work. well ... it may show 34v...
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    03-13-2019, 11:29 AM
    That really makes sense, but I think/hope you are wrong. I would think what you are describing is a charge controller, while this is a true bms. ...
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    03-13-2019, 02:29 AM
    Ok, got the welder modified, works fine. Built my 48v battery pack. This is my first battery pack with a battery maint system so I am not ...
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    03-11-2019, 09:07 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Conductivity Question in General
    Holy crap, I ordered that copper bar last night and it came to day. Threw the bar in the lathe and made my extensions. Pointing the pins...
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    03-11-2019, 12:32 AM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Conductivity Question in General
    Already ordered from Mac Car, but thanks.
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    03-10-2019, 11:55 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Conductivity Question in General
    wow Jerry, can't believe I was actually thinking right .. thanks for the substantiation Whoa .. nice find, thanks
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    03-10-2019, 08:29 PM
    This is related to the other thread about the batter tab welder. Bought a 737G battery spot welder and the arms that hold the actual welding pins ...
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    03-09-2019, 01:17 AM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Spot Welder in General
    ah .. your right on again Willy. When I was first testing it I started out low on the amperage and pulse and worked my way up. When I was about...
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    03-08-2019, 07:33 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Spot Welder in General
    Just tested mine out today too. Can't really expand on fixerdave's review, it was very good. I agree that I had it turned up most of the way,...
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    03-07-2019, 11:59 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Hey, what temp do you keep your Soldering Iron? (for that job) Nice job btw.
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    03-07-2019, 11:55 PM
    The only solution I can see for that is anything hooked up to the internet should be read only. If you don't want your machines messed with you...
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    03-07-2019, 07:42 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Spot Welder in General
    I bought a mobility scooter (40$), altered the frame, changed it from 24v to 48v and made it into a 3 wheel zippy go kart for the grand kids. but...
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    03-06-2019, 10:44 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Spot Welder in General
    Here's a vid of a guy using it, I sure hope I can hook up a pull down pedal, Many of the ads show such a pedal. The 48v battery pack I want to...
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    03-05-2019, 02:34 AM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Spot Welder in General
    Ok, waited a hair too long (sold) on the thermocouple welder, but I believe Mattij's and others opinion on it's appropriateness so no big deal. ...
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    03-04-2019, 06:48 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Spot Welder in General
    Enjoying all the theory, but really would appreciate someone looking at this thermocouple welder I think it could be made to work and be useful for...
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    03-04-2019, 01:26 PM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Spot Welder in General
    Yea, like Willy said, it's not a standard spot welder, it's only designed to weld 1-2 mm strips. Would be cool if it was capable of a little...
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    03-04-2019, 02:04 AM
    Mike Amick replied to a thread Spot Welder in General
    Nor my mig ?
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    03-04-2019, 01:08 AM
    Mike Amick started a thread Spot Welder in General
    I have a pile of 16850 batteries and want to make some battery packs. Getting ready to order a Sunkco battery welder, This one. I have an...
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    03-04-2019, 12:44 AM
    Why do I feel like there is story behind this ...
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