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  • AD5MB
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    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.

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  • sewingmachine
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    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

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  • Tundra Twin Track
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    Originally posted by dave_r View Post
    Somewhere out there, there is an older gentleman cursing the young man who ran off with his cane.
    Actually the handle came from a golf bag cart and the wheels from some garden cart that a scored at the dump for free.

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  • Willy
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    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.

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  • dave_r
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    Somewhere out there, there is an older gentleman cursing the young man who ran off with his cane.

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  • Tundra Twin Track
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    Originally posted by danlb View Post
    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.
    Originally posted by Black Forest View Post
    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!!!

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  • Black Forest
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    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.

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  • danlb
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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

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  • Tundra Twin Track
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    [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 wheel system I have mentioned in previous posts are the ones in pic.

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  • sasquatch
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    Nice work TTT!! ( I got to watch Schumacher Top fuel Tear down at the nationals back awhile ago. So interesting and organized!)

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  • EddyCurr
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    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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  • Upgraded Transport System for Battery Charger

    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][/URL]
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