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by FeralDog
Jan 25 2014 12:18pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: How long will puffy SLA last?
Replies: 21
Views: 925

Re: How long will puffy SLA last?

When I was a kid a I got a radio for Christmas. Then a disaster happened. The fricken' cheapass Ray-O-Vac batteries leaked and ruined the insides :cry: But it did not explode or violently burst into flames. It leaked . Damned Zinc -Carbon batteries! The point of this tale is that leaking , and swell...
by FeralDog
Jan 24 2014 2:20pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: How long will puffy SLA last?
Replies: 21
Views: 925

Re: How long will puffy SLA last?

Stay calm. SLA's are also known as "Acid Starved Batteries" http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/lead_based_batteries and while you can blow damn near anything into shrapnel . ....AND although the SLA can surely be made to "violently destruct"... It is not high on the overall battery "explosiv...
by FeralDog
Jan 23 2014 2:12pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: battery is throwing sparks from the charging cord
Replies: 30
Views: 2835

Re: battery is throwing sparks from the charging cord

feraldog - thx for the bag comments - i always thought the bag was crap too - had no idea about the wire issues with it. one thing i've noticed is the zippers are broken and it does not open/close easily at all. what can i replace that with? i suppose a battery wire overhaul is next on my bike repa...
by FeralDog
Jan 22 2014 1:04pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: There was a fire at my house today while I was not home.
Replies: 1265
Views: 195589

Re: There was a fire at my house today while I was not home.

@amberwolf. Brother. From your words that I'm reading , you are simply in the darkness before the dawn . I've been where you are now. I've even entered into places where only half of us have walked out of. I have seen neighborhoods swept away in a single night. Your writings remind me of the faces o...
by FeralDog
Jan 21 2014 2:37pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: battery is throwing sparks from the charging cord
Replies: 30
Views: 2835

Re: battery is throwing sparks from the charging cord

I had immediate problems with that piece of shit RCA plug on my first aotema kit years ago. So yeah, you need to fix it. You haven't ruined anything yet I think, not even the charger. Open up the bag, and disconnect the red positive wire and the black negative wire from the battery pack. Now you ca...
by FeralDog
Jan 20 2014 11:56pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Utopia
Replies: 25
Views: 1725

Re: Utopia

Utopia is where Santa Claus lives. The proof of this is the cultures that have been undisturbed for long periods of time and didn't over-populate or destroy there environment or unsustainably squandered all the available resources etc. There are living/lifestyle examples that work still left in var...
by FeralDog
Jan 20 2014 1:34pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My God We are ALL DOOMED
Replies: 84
Views: 3923

Re: My God We are ALL DOOMED

So somebody thought any kind of mine was good for the environment? Somebody thought a tesla fell from the sky like an immaculate birth? Wanna save the planet? Don't reproduce. This is article is like telling a fat kid what his favorite sausage is made out of --- lips , eyelids, and arseholes. :shoc...
by FeralDog
Jan 19 2014 6:08pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: There was a fire at my house today while I was not home.
Replies: 1265
Views: 195589

Re: There was a fire at my house today while I was not home.

............. So, the items I'm looking at are, item number on HF website first: 68751 The HF solar panel kit, which I first mention in this thread: I'm not sure it'll ever be powerful enough to do anything really useful with, for my purposes, especially for the money. But it *might* be....and that...
by FeralDog
Jan 19 2014 4:15pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: WOW! Brain overload.
Replies: 73
Views: 4560

Re: WOW! Brain overload.

With the 48V 1000W kit I suggested, and 20ah of 12s lipo that weighs <15lbs, you could make 20 miles wot at about 28-30mph or 40 miles @20mph for at total cost of ~$700. You can have these parts at your door in a week since they will ship from the USA. Or you can spend a lot more and not get as muc...
by FeralDog
Jan 19 2014 3:04pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Utopia
Replies: 25
Views: 1725

Re: Utopia

you get what you pay for. Utopia would work for the very wealthy because they could buy their protection, abuse the poor and workers without fear, and not pay a penny to the betterment of others or the infrastructure. For the rest of us, life without taxes or banks would be much a life much more un...
by FeralDog
Jan 19 2014 12:06pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Utopia
Replies: 25
Views: 1725

Re: Utopia

I've always wondered, is there a truly free country (or a territory), where one can live completely tax-free and not worry that the house he paid his money for will be repossessed by a fat and greedy wasps? Or that if there is tax, that it will be used for real public benefit, like building roads, ...
by FeralDog
Jan 15 2014 8:50pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got me a Total Gym 1100 !
Replies: 8
Views: 648

Re: Got me a Total Gym 1100 !

Ypedal wrote:Totally agree, i much, MUCH rather be outside cranking pedals, but it's winter out here.... so total gym it is ! :P
Chuck Norris can light a fire by rubbing two ice-cubes together and when Chuck Norris does a pushup, he isn't lifting himself up, he's pushing the Earth down.
:lol:
by FeralDog
Jan 15 2014 2:21pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: -51 Celsius at 6am today
Replies: 164
Views: 11499

Re: -51 Celsius at 6am today

?? I have no idea what you're talking about. I don't mean to be a dick and I apologize if English is not your first language, but i don't understand your grammar. I have no idea what you're talking about (in approximately 90% of your posts) You too r3volved ? I thought I was the only one having tro...
by FeralDog
Jan 15 2014 1:47pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Project build thread. Diamond back overdrive EV
Replies: 188
Views: 15796

Re: So looking for some guidance here.

Maybe since I posted under the pictures that it was a test fit ... I've restored 17 cars to showcar level. Owned and ran a car audio and security install business. Managed a body shop. I'm a fabricator. The noob things I'm asking about are components and bike things. I can find out all the bike thi...
by FeralDog
Jan 13 2014 2:08pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Just got my ebike kit from yescomusa what battery?
Replies: 203
Views: 13701

Re: Just got my ebike kit from yescomusa what battery?

So far the bike has been great, currently running 26x1.95 front and rear I was giving it throttle into a corner at about 20mph over a small puddle, the rear slid out and the bike wiggled like crazy before stabilizing, I thought I would have crashed for sure. Are there any benefits of running a wide...
by FeralDog
Jan 13 2014 1:28pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Project build thread. Diamond back overdrive EV
Replies: 188
Views: 15796

Re: So looking for some guidance here.

@ rborger73 --- You are about to experience the fun world of RC Lipo connections. Once you get your first Lipo system mail order, you find you have to make another Lipo system mail order just to get the first one to fit. Such is the nature of Lipo addiction ........ :lol: On the main power leads , t...
by FeralDog
Jan 11 2014 6:18pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is endless-sphere?
Replies: 22
Views: 1261

Re: Donations to support endless-sphere?

I got into electric bikes for the passion and dedication of keeping the earth green. I found ebikes to be the best of both worlds. Fun and clean form of transportation. However for some people it is to expensive to buy. This website is far superior to any other website in the ebike business. I chal...
by FeralDog
Jan 11 2014 12:52am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Internet Radio: Where Does it Come From and how do I. . . ?
Replies: 28
Views: 2036

Re: Internet Radio: Where Does it Come From and how do I. .

You have been infected with a virus or malware.
SEARCH Google with terms like "Audio Ads playing randomly" and you get results like
----> http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index ... 212AAAwbmO

I do (too) recommend Malwarebytes http://www.malwarebytes.org/

:wink:
by FeralDog
Jan 08 2014 12:37pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: -51 Celsius at 6am today
Replies: 164
Views: 11499

Re: -51 Celsius at 6am today

The cult of The Manbearpig has all the answers. Join today and get a free Manbearpig dashboard saint , and an NPR endorsed eco-recycled-save-the-whales-T-shirt that will cure the planet (and your uncles severe dyspepsia) in 12 easy steps. Call before midnight tonight and get a bonus eco-weapie drive...
by FeralDog
Jan 07 2014 4:56pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pan & Tilt Security Cameras?
Replies: 18
Views: 1724

Re: Pan & Tilt Security Cameras?

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. Thus we also have an abundance of " You Loot We Shoot " signage left over from our catastrophes (Hurricane Katrina, etc) http://coltoonie.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/levees.jpg Off topic a bit , maybe not ....but if amberwolf has a sound "alarm" amplified ...
by FeralDog
Jan 07 2014 3:53pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pan & Tilt Security Cameras?
Replies: 18
Views: 1724

Re: Pan & Tilt Security Cameras?

I thought you people kept guns under your pillow. I there not a device that shoots a bullet downwards when a door on your property is opened? Maybe you need a turret tilt and turn semi automatic built into the camera. Just a thought? :) You people? Meaning a people who successfully rebelled against...
by FeralDog
Jan 06 2014 10:48pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feeling pathetic, pissed off and generally down :(
Replies: 46
Views: 3546

Re: Feeling pathetic, pissed off and generally down :(

I felt sorry for myself because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet ... http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mbowioaB651qa9b8ro1_500.png Keep a chin up ole' boy. Things will surely change for the better. Key to survival is to always have good sense of humor ...(or to have a dog, a cart, ...
by FeralDog
Jan 06 2014 8:06pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: -51 Celsius at 6am today
Replies: 164
Views: 11499

Re: -51 Celsius at 6am today

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by FeralDog
Jan 06 2014 2:57pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: -51 Celsius at 6am today
Replies: 164
Views: 11499

Re: -51 Celsius at 6am today

Global Warming is bitter cold. War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. Temp here today is -7F, and wind chill was -35F. Perfect climatic conditions to hunt the root cause of this phenomena: the elusive Manbearpig ! http://becausemollysaidso.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/man_bear_pig.j...
by FeralDog
Jan 05 2014 1:10pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: road trip charging using a lead acid RV battery
Replies: 26
Views: 2322

Re: road trip charging using a lead acid RV battery

@parajared --- it look like your car alternator should be sufficient for your needs. But the sticky part will be the quirkiness of your battery charger. Then, be sure to take the extra care needed to not accidently drain your car starter battery ! Test many times that charging method BEFORE you take...