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Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By wernmax

Just spoof it....or pay out of pocket for your...

Just spoof it....or pay out of pocket for your own dam system, cheapass.
Forum: Foo
08-27-17, 09:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,902
Posted By wernmax

If I lived down in the gulf I'd build a...

If I lived down in the gulf I'd build a foam-formed concrete house.

You have to know the odds for a hurricane or high wind/water event are too good to build cheap chit that comes apart when your...
Forum: Foo
08-21-17, 09:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,408
Posted By wernmax

Don't know how, but never got into it, can't...

Don't know how, but never got into it, can't stand to watch it.
Forum: Foo
05-21-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,490
Posted By wernmax

The edges of all the landmass seem to fit pretty...

The edges of all the landmass seem to fit pretty neatly together if you shrink the volume of the Earth by half, so maybe it's just been growing.
Forum: Foo
10-14-15, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By wernmax

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Foo
09-22-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,744
Posted By wernmax

She has the right hip to waist ratio, and some...

She has the right hip to waist ratio, and some other fine attributes...but no, although I mentioned that I could get that hot tub in the lower level of the atrium going again pretty easy.
Forum: Foo
09-22-15, 04:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,744
Posted By wernmax

Well, if you were doing your own work on it, I...

Well, if you were doing your own work on it, I know what you were going through. Rough sawn framing, lath and plaster interiors. Dirty nasty.
Forum: Foo
09-22-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,744
Posted By wernmax

Yeah without a crane or scaffolds it was a real...

Yeah without a crane or scaffolds it was a real pain in the ass. Seems like all me and Ron did all day for weeks was climb up and down those 24' ladders.
Forum: Foo
09-22-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,744
Posted By wernmax

Thanks, but it actually belongs to my best...

Thanks, but it actually belongs to my best friend's widow. I just rebuilt it for her because the original architects seemed to feel you could hold up a roof and it's snow loads on an angled support...
Forum: Foo
09-21-15, 10:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,744
Posted By wernmax

My Milwaukee brushless battery circular saw and a...

My Milwaukee brushless battery circular saw and a 6" aluminum triangular framing square are about all I use for trim work anymore, but trimming out is a PIA, so ya done good.

This atrium I did...
Forum: Foo
09-21-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,744
Posted By wernmax

Whipped up my cabinets out of recycled pine...

Whipped up my cabinets out of recycled pine shipping crates.

478618
Forum: Foo
09-21-15, 01:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,744
Posted By wernmax

Dear God please don't let it be a Bavarian...

Dear God please don't let it be a Bavarian Hunting Cap with a feather in it.
Forum: Foo
09-20-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,744
Posted By wernmax

No, it's that you used up more of the world's...

No, it's that you used up more of the world's resources building your 1st world kitchen to grill your global warming causing steak in.

Now it's political in a way the masses understand and can...
Forum: Foo
08-20-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,147
Posted By wernmax

Yep, hazy here in the Springs too and can smell...

Yep, hazy here in the Springs too and can smell the smoke.
Forum: Foo
11-30-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,993
Posted By wernmax

Seems like I remember a post of his in the last...

Seems like I remember a post of his in the last three/four days that mentioned he was going out to the garage to ride the trainer. I hope that wasn't his last post.
Forum: Foo
11-30-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,993
Posted By wernmax

I remember her. Her sig was "I don't give a...

I remember her.

Her sig was "I don't give a rats ass" in Latin.
Forum: Foo
11-30-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,993
Posted By wernmax

Oh good grief, I just got on and saw this. Tears.

Oh good grief, I just got on and saw this. Tears.
04-06-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,356
Posted By wernmax

That's a gorgeous piece of work...I'm happy to...

That's a gorgeous piece of work...I'm happy to see it.
10-30-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By wernmax

A lot cheaper! After several years of riding...

A lot cheaper!

After several years of riding E-bikes, my average power usage with a moderate amount of pedaling seems to be about 20 to 40 watt/hrs per mile, or .5 amphours/mile from a 36 volt...
10-29-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By wernmax

These "Watt's Up" type meters are great for...

These "Watt's Up" type meters are great for monitoring several aspects of your project's power usage. I use them on all my bike and trike builds.
...
10-25-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,620
Posted By wernmax

Good grief, man. I paid $2300 for that same...

Good grief, man.

I paid $2300 for that same exact model when I went car-free in 2003. Best thing I ever did. Been riding it everyday since I got it, and often pulling a big old heavy trailer to...
09-29-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,328
Posted By wernmax

I just took a 17 mile trip with a 36volt 11amp...

I just took a 17 mile trip with a 36volt 11amp LiFepo4 pack powering a Chrystalite hub through it's 48 volt controller, but this particular controller doesn't cut out till 28.5 volts.

Me, the...
07-24-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 854,161
Posted By wernmax

Since I'm chronically underemployed, I have time...

Since I'm chronically underemployed, I have time to play with different ideas for practical electric bikes.

This is my latest....kind of a cargo bike. It's had over 200lbs on the back rack, and...
07-24-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By wernmax

I like this one. It's almost usable.

I like this one. It's almost usable.
07-24-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By wernmax

I like it. Of course it's already been done...

I like it.

Of course it's already been done a few thousand times. Here's one of my my own delta versions that didn't work out well enough to warrant a body.
05-05-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By wernmax

I had a high school kid jump in front of me...

I had a high school kid jump in front of me Tuesday morning as I was heading in to the office. He jumped right back out of the way as soon as he saw I wasn't deviating course so nothing came of it.
...
03-23-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By wernmax

I know this is sacrilegious.... but I simply...

I know this is sacrilegious.... but I simply don't care if my chips are broken.
Forum: Foo
02-25-10, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 801
Posted By wernmax

54....no need yet, but welding is getting harder.

54....no need yet, but welding is getting harder.
02-14-10, 09:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,959
Posted By wernmax

What a Nation of little girls we've become. I...

What a Nation of little girls we've become. I hope we get taxed and regulated into oblivion. :lol:
02-01-10, 11:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,201
Posted By wernmax

It doesn't take a whole lot of power to move your...

It doesn't take a whole lot of power to move your body from point A to point B. In fact, I know it takes right at 40 watthours per mile on your electric bike.....but we're Americans, and we want to...
01-31-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By wernmax

It's seems unfortunate that anyone wanting to do...

It's seems unfortunate that anyone wanting to do anything in the way of powering up their bike or trike has this enormous learning curve to wade through.

Be nice to standardize it down to, how...
01-31-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By wernmax

Of course it's very dependent on your mechanical...

Of course it's very dependent on your mechanical skill levels as to how "easy" any modification is, but to me the way to go would be an electric front hub motor kit, maybe from Electric Rider...
01-26-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,417
Posted By wernmax

The nature of men will assure that the landscape...

The nature of men will assure that the landscape will be stripped clean of all combustible biomass long before he will quit driving.

Probably with these....
01-26-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,400
Posted By wernmax

I too have the 5303 hub motor, and an amazing...

I too have the 5303 hub motor, and an amazing 48V10amp set of DeWalt A123 batteries that was pushing 500lbs of me and a prototype trike up and down some serious grades for awhile.

That pack was...
01-16-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By wernmax

Yep. I've been shorting. I've felt for a long...

Yep. I've been shorting.
I've felt for a long time that Communist + fiat money = disaster.
01-10-10, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,416
Posted By wernmax

Ahh....the age old idea of coupling a generator...

Ahh....the age old idea of coupling a generator onto a motor for endless power. A classic.

Stupid old physics always getting in the way of good idea.
01-07-10, 10:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,265
Posted By wernmax

My solution for car-free was to build a big old...

My solution for car-free was to build a big old heavy-duty trailer with a lockable contigo container....but I have an electric bike to pull it around with, might not work so well with muscle power...
01-07-10, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By wernmax

:lol: Right you are. The Copenhagen Wheel is...

:lol: Right you are.

The Copenhagen Wheel is a hub motor with the batteries inside. Whoa!

Just sounds to me like that limits their battery pack to a fairly small amp capacity.
12-06-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By wernmax

Well, if you really don't want to mess around.......

Well, if you really don't want to mess around....

http://www.epluselectricbike.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=37

My TidalForce 750 bought in 2004 has 7,000 trouble free miles on it. The...
11-13-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,515
Posted By wernmax

Looks like Goldenmotor. ...

Looks like Goldenmotor.

http://www.goldenmotor.com/
Forum: Foo
11-11-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 757
Posted By wernmax

"How to Cook Forty Humans" ?

"How to Cook Forty Humans" ?
Forum: Foo
11-11-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 757
Posted By wernmax

You could ask it how your brain tastes.

You could ask it how your brain tastes.
11-11-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By wernmax

It's a good idea to have a big cap on your power...

It's a good idea to have a big cap on your power supply (except for the inrush currents when connecting power), unfortunately, unless it's a supercap, your "normal" capacitor doesn't store enough...
11-02-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By wernmax

Well now, here's something kind of weird. ...

Well now, here's something kind of weird.

Given several E-bikes with the same weight riders and same voltage batteries running 15mph over flat ground with the same type motors (say brushless hub...
11-02-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By wernmax

If I have a 750 watt motor/controller, all I can...

If I have a 750 watt motor/controller, all I can ever have is 1 hp.

All other data test points are irrelevant, as they will always be less than 1 hp, and are entirely determined by the throttle...
11-02-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By wernmax

They only give full throttle data because any...

They only give full throttle data because any performance data at less than full throttle.....is completely determined by the throttle. :)
10-28-09, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By wernmax

I don't think anyone is answering you because it...

I don't think anyone is answering you because it looks like you have it covered.

You could get just about anything at Wally world or many bicycle shops. I'm looking at an $800 Giant downhill with...
Forum: Foo
10-27-09, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,234
Posted By wernmax

Ahh...the "what if" game. I hope many a fee...

Ahh...the "what if" game.

I hope many a fee and fine comes your way....because you owe society for the privilege of living here.
Forum: Foo
10-27-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,234
Posted By wernmax

So what weight does a statute carry? We...

So what weight does a statute carry?

We said you're not to do this and you did so you owe us X dollars. Wouldn't a free country require there to be a damaged person or property before taking any...
10-26-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,707
Posted By wernmax

Just to throw in my 2c...I'm hub motors all the...

Just to throw in my 2c...I'm hub motors all the way.

I may be biased by my TidalForce that I bought in 2004. It's gone 7,000 miles without touching it, and in utter, complete silence. It climbs...
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