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Forum: ATM and DIY Projects Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 647
Posted By ZeroID
I'd be concerned with maybe uneven cooling effect...

I'd be concerned with maybe uneven cooling effect from the base but worth looking into for sure. I've also have got heaps of laptop cooling units from chuckouts at work. Might look into that as well....
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 19-12-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 647
Posted By ZeroID
I've done a lunch box cooler but it's too shallow...

I've done a lunch box cooler but it's too shallow for a rear fan and not enough room for sufficient foam to be useful internally.

@PeterEde > It doesn't need much space and in fact the less the...
Forum: Observational and Visual Astronomy 19-12-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By ZeroID
Well done !!!! Congratulations on making a...

Well done !!!!
Congratulations on making a difference .. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Chat 19-12-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By ZeroID
Hackie Sacks could be bought at any kids...

Hackie Sacks could be bought at any kids 'ToyStore' once upon a time.
They were the kick about toy.
Forum: General Chat 18-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 415
Posted By ZeroID
Learn to prioritise and discern which are the...

Learn to prioritise and discern which are the important things that need doing. Delegate or discard the rest.
Once you undertsand you can't do everything it becomes easy to make decisions about what...
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 18-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By ZeroID
Wow ! I'm getting technology envy Wonder...

Wow ! I'm getting technology envy

Wonder how much I can push the A77v ?
I reckon with darker skies it would show some real detail.
Now I've got to find somewhere I can try it.
And make a...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 17-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 647
Posted By ZeroID
Bunnings or an electrical wholesaler this...

Bunnings or an electrical wholesaler this weekend. The one in the link at the top of this is just too good, I have to make one.
And I get to play with expanding foam ! :thumbsup:
Forum: General Chat 17-12-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By ZeroID
Yes, Merry Xmas and Happy New Year to you all....

Yes, Merry Xmas and Happy New Year to you all. And many thanks for the discussions and assistance, encouragement and ideas from you all in my journey through this obsession. Long may it all continue.
Forum: General Chat 17-12-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 994
Posted By ZeroID
We're big Rally fans wifey and I. Mitsubishi Evo...

We're big Rally fans wifey and I. Mitsubishi Evo 6.5 Tommi Makinnen would be my first buy if I won Lotto. Then McLaren P1, Nissan GTR and a Fiat Abarth 500. And an apartment with big garage at...
Forum: General Chat 17-12-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 503
Posted By ZeroID
Interesting !!! This is going to upset a few...

Interesting !!! This is going to upset a few diehards if it proves to be true...
Forum: Deep Space 16-12-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 556
Posted By ZeroID
Thats a stunner. Just love the fine detail in the...

Thats a stunner. Just love the fine detail in the dust and shock waves.
Forum: General Chat 16-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By ZeroID
Getting worse mainly ...

Getting worse mainly ...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 16-12-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 647
Posted By ZeroID
Yep, figured something like that out. When I...

Yep, figured something like that out. When I first ran it without fan the temp sensor started 'bumping' up and down as the heat wasn't being dissipated fast enough and was leaking back across the...
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 16-12-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 739
Posted By ZeroID
Well I was going to showcase my Cooler Box build...

Well I was going to showcase my Cooler Box build but take a look at this thread and the link to someone elses build. Now I'm going to have to go for Cooler Box Mk II
...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 15-12-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 647
Posted By ZeroID
Cheap Temp sensor for it. -50 to +70 ...

Cheap Temp sensor for it. -50 to +70
http://www.dx.com/p/aquariums-digital-water-thermometer-with-waterproof-remote-sensor-15704

Who said astronomy was expensive ?
Forum: DIY Observatories 15-12-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By ZeroID
My pier is a 250mm concrete pipe for the first...

My pier is a 250mm concrete pipe for the first 900mm or so. I may one day fill it with sand or cement but it certainly lacks any resonance when I hit it. For some reason concrete does not ring when...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 15-12-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 647
Posted By ZeroID
I'm using a 50 watt TEC and CPU heatsinks to...

I'm using a 50 watt TEC and CPU heatsinks to shift the BTU's.
Dew\Ice becomes a problem as you hit zero but it can be managed.
I don't expect the 450D and Cooler box to get down to that temp in...
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 15-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 534
Posted By ZeroID
Holy Photons Batman !!

Holy Photons Batman !!
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 15-12-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 647
Posted By ZeroID
I have just completed my own build but it's not a...

I have just completed my own build but it's not a patch on his version. I think I'm up for a major rebuild real fast !!!
Good idea using expanding foam to get insulation to fit and I have similar...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 15-12-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By ZeroID
Nice work ! Excellent gain (or loss really) in...

Nice work ! Excellent gain (or loss really) in the weight department too.

My rear mounted fan is slung on a fishing nylon line suspension system. 4 screws in the base, use the four corner holes...
Forum: Celestial and Astronomical Events 15-12-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,170
Posted By ZeroID
Clouds and rain all weekend and forecast to...

Clouds and rain all weekend and forecast to continue till mid week at least ... :shrug:
I read elsewhere that the nothern hemisphere had an awesome show, one of the best in years.


bugga...
Forum: General Chat 15-12-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,342
Posted By ZeroID
<Adds above Bruichladdich to Xmas wish list> ...

<Adds above Bruichladdich to Xmas wish list>

:thumbsup:
Forum: General Chat 15-12-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 448
Posted By ZeroID
I seem to collect 'things that might be useful'...

I seem to collect 'things that might be useful' in my workshop. Also probably tools, preferably power, a typical man obsession. :thumbsup:

Although this weekends project proved how useful my...
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 15-12-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 739
Posted By ZeroID
Looking pretty darn good to me Tony. My...

Looking pretty darn good to me Tony.

My coolbox is done ( very wet weekend, no Geminids for me ) but I need to edit pix before posting anything. I'll leave a link if anyone is interested.
It...
Forum: Software and Computers 12-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By ZeroID
As another IT guy ditto. And wait for X to...

As another IT guy ditto. And wait for X to arrive. Yep, drivers and ease of use but mainly drivers. 8.1 tries to tell YOU what to do rather than do what you want it to do. To damn 'automatic'...
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