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  1. Thread: Alta Shutters

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    ya... doesn't that sum up 99% of investors?

    ya... doesn't that sum up 99% of investors?
  2. Thread: Alta Shutters

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    First off Ted, Thanks for disagreeing with me,...

    First off Ted, Thanks for disagreeing with me, and please continue to do so! I appreciate multiple viewpoints.
    Second, I like the optimism very much!!:cool:
    I am saddened by their shutting... they...
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    I don't carry a 500 amp main fuse with me, but I...

    I don't carry a 500 amp main fuse with me, but I do carry the smaller assortment of 3,5 and 10 amp bus fuses for the 12v system.
    I figure if the 500a main pops, then there is something seriously...
  4. Thread: Alta Shutters

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    I contend that its ALL because of battery tech......

    I contend that its ALL because of battery tech... we just aren't there yet!
    I know the world's brightest minds are working on this, and I truly believe the next gen battery will kick gasoline's ass....
  5. You gotta love the simplicity and elegance of the...

    You gotta love the simplicity and elegance of the BMW's solution, IMO. By far the best design.
  6. That was a good find Sherlock.... I didn't get...

    That was a good find Sherlock.... I didn't get that far on my google search.
    Ya... I have to agree, You should never assume that power is off just because a switch is flipped. Any number of things...
  7. I'm glad you saw that because I have used them in...

    I'm glad you saw that because I have used them in the past and I do use one on my fishing kayak! I actually use a Jackson plug, a Gigavac switch, a tethered kill switch controlling an LEV200...
  8. Lol... I'll tell ya what Ted, if you read in my...

    Lol...
    I'll tell ya what Ted, if you read in my obituary that I was electrocuted by my diy emc , you can be the first to say "I told ya so!"

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  9. I've got my chicken curry simmering in it's...

    I've got my chicken curry simmering in it's coconut milk now, so I finally have time to add my 2 cents worth.:cool:
    I'm going to be the forward thinking, lone dissenter here and disagree with all of...
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    To each his own .. I'm not gonna lose any sleep...

    To each his own .. I'm not gonna lose any sleep over it.
    I'm really not worried the least bit over it. If I need to do any work on the harness, I can unbolt the negative terminal cable in less than...
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    I tried a Google search and it appears Tesla is...

    I tried a Google search and it appears Tesla is using 2 contactors to disconnect the battery pack voltage...no mechanical switch.

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    I have no parasitic drain detected so far. ...

    I have no parasitic drain detected so far.

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    I still don't see the need. The way my system is...

    I still don't see the need. The way my system is set up, the main contactor's control cool is energized by the 12v Sevcon dc-dc, which is turned on by an isolated 12v Vicor dc-dc. If I flip the...
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    Mike, Can you move the last few threads to the...

    Mike, Can you move the last few threads to the Fight Club and start a thread Necessity of a mechanical kill switch!
    I will argue till I'm blue in the face about how stupid that racing rule is. If I...
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    Any number of things? Any specific examples? ...

    Any number of things? Any specific examples?

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    I despise those Anderson plugs! Sent from my...

    I despise those Anderson plugs!

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    Explain to me why a switch is required? The Main...

    Explain to me why a switch is required?
    The Main Contactor will open the high current circuit when the control coil power is opened. I trust it wont fuse closed during operation. If anything, it...
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    http://https://-76-Scratch-built-twin-JF90mm-A6-In...

    http://https://-76-Scratch-built-twin-JF90mm-A6-Intruder

    Be prepared to spend hours... no weeks,,, perusing this site. INCREDIBLE
    I'm glad I decided years ago not to get too involved with this...
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    So I just got pulled over by Fortuna's Finest on...

    So I just got pulled over by Fortuna's Finest on my way to work.... The officer said nothing about the blue headlights or the cell phone dashboard... but he did tell me I had to move my license...
  20. Thread: Motenergy ME1302

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    I can send it to you as a gift....might save you...

    I can send it to you as a gift....might save you some money on import fees. I only want 125 bucks for it. I don't know how much shipping will be. I'll even throw in a contactor, fuse and suppression...
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    Oh yeah... cost...:O Are we talking about...

    Oh yeah... cost...:O

    Are we talking about since the start at version 1.0??
    How do you put a price on a good education? All the hours of work put into it? Every new version brings me new...
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    I have a secret, hard to reach, bypass button to...

    I have a secret, hard to reach, bypass button to remove the Arduino Uno start-up procedure out of the equation in case of a dead phone, but you don't know about that,right?! If you had read my build...
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    I used the GoPro Studio app on a Windows 7 laptop...

    I used the GoPro Studio app on a Windows 7 laptop to create short mp4 clips. Then from there, I imported those clips into Windows Live Movie Maker. I tried several open source apps on my Ubuntu 14.4...
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    The Bike will run out of juice before the phone...

    The Bike will run out of juice before the phone does. Not worried about that. If I find it to be problematic, I can wire a charging cable to the phone holder and plug it in there.
    I still need to do...
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    That sucker needs a parachute to slow it down LOL...

    That sucker needs a parachute to slow it down LOL
    Nothin' more fun than hangin with a bunch of crazy drunk inventors tweakin' power tools!! LMAO

    When I was 13 I read a book titled " Robots Have...
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