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I had 330x280x15mm heat sink since long time ago I could not figure out how to use it. Finally decided to make additional light source in the garage. When years are passing by we need more light you know! :confused
So, attached 4x30watts (I think they are 30watts) LED-chips and 4 fans on the back of the plate. For fans used 12DC 1A power supply. Made special holder which is adjustable in all directions and hanged it ~3m high. I must say it is quite bright right now in the main working zone. Of course will use this light when there is need for it.
 

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The motto is thus "never throw anything "useful" away" :)
 
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One of the most useful things for the garage IMHO is the welder. I just got my new "toy" delivered today, already love it. :)
 

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One of the most useful things for the garage IMHO is the welder. I just got my new "toy" delivered today, already love it. :)
I've seen MIG and TIG, what is WIG lol?
I'm guessing that's inverter by the size of it.
 
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Might be the same as TIG. The old name for Tungsten was Wolfram.
 
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Correct: TIG=WIG. I got this apparatus cuz it has up&down slopes and pulse mode.
 
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Correct: TIG=WIG. I got this apparatus cuz it has up&down slopes and pulse mode.
Surely the advantage is the ease at creating things out of billet aluminium ?
 
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No, not this time, I do not looking for aluminum welds..... just INOX.
 
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They've built new car-wash nearby. I saw some canisters there and asked whether it is OK to take them. The man said why not. I think if I remove one wall from each canister and put them on the shelve than it will be possible to store lots of stuff inside. Size of the canisters 26x29x36cm.
 

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They've built new car-wash nearby. I saw some canisters there and asked whether it is OK to take them. The man said why not. I think if I remove one wall from each canister and put them on the shelve than it will be possible to store lots of stuff inside. Size of the canisters 26x29x36cm.
Fill them with sand or concrete for ballasts when testing satellite dishes on temporary mounts :)
 
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Additional temporary testing mounts not for me, I already have more than enough. And existing solutions much neater than possible temporary mounts supported by lots of heavy canisters.
 
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They've built new car-wash nearby. I saw some canisters there and asked whether it is OK to take them. The man said why not. I think if I remove one wall from each canister and put them on the shelve than it will be possible to store lots of stuff inside. Size of the canisters 26x29x36cm.
I can't quite see the friendly warning on the side of them.
 

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If canisters be full they could be some kind of a danger (if swallowed of used as an eye-drops) but empty are fine.
 

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Having installed and changed the dishes down the garden a number of times over the last 15+yrs, and thus having rather too many cables running between there and the house, I've rather "lost the plot" as to which (apart from the 3-4 I KNOW are working) are connected to what (if anything!) - thus an identification and marking session is long overdue, but would take a long time (and a lot of walking to and for between the dishes and the house).

Therefore I was looking for some reasonably priced test equipment that could help - most of what I found were normal network/phone testers that could be used with F-connector adaptors to check out one cable at time, which again would involve a lot of walking up and down the garden.

However, I have now found this "SAC ELectronics F-Type 8 Way Co Axial Cable Mapper" at £33.88 on Amazon which looks as it will make the job a LOT easier - so just ordered one and will see how well it works (the User reviews seem promising:))

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