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by spectrabrite
Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Just made this swamp cooler
Replies: 3
Views: 1620

Re: Just made this swamp cooler

yup! :)
GreyCoyote wrote:And just enough room to cool a six pack. Schweet! :mrgreen:
by spectrabrite
Sun Jun 21, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Just made this swamp cooler
Replies: 3
Views: 1620

Just made this swamp cooler

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by spectrabrite
Sun May 03, 2015 1:11 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4081

Re: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...

I dont think fabric glue would hold up
by spectrabrite
Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: playa dust and genny
Replies: 17
Views: 2654

Re: playa dust and genny

Mine is a whisper quiet 1000, II was planning to chain it to avoid theft, I will look into a box for it as well You may want to consider building some sort of box or baffle for your generator anyways. They serve a number of functions on the playa - most importantly, they dampen the sound. Unless you...
by spectrabrite
Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: playa dust and genny
Replies: 17
Views: 2654

Re: playa dust and genny

interesting, I will bring the extra spark plugs and filter, I may still make a pre-filter and get it off the ground for sure
by spectrabrite
Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: playa dust and genny
Replies: 17
Views: 2654

playa dust and genny

do I need to build a box or tent to protect my small genny from the playa dust?

has anyone done this with helpful suggestions?
by spectrabrite
Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4081

Re: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...

I think you mis read what I wrote, I am using a reg machine, I am using a 90wt thread that I had for the embroidery machine because it is stronger than the thread I tried first. I also have a computerized embroidery machine but it is not getting used in this project I'd +1 the stronger needle and be...
by spectrabrite
Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4081

Re: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...

this tip I think will be great! I was having trouble with it feeding, it isnt rubbery but it wasnt going along as it should If your fabric resists being fed through you can always put tissue paper under and over the project. Sew right through paper and all. It rips right off afterwards. This is espe...
by spectrabrite
Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4081

Re: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...

what is the correct needle to use for furs??
by spectrabrite
Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4081

Re: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...

I am using brother 90 weight thread wich is meant to be bobbin thread in my embroidery machine and is very good and strong the backs of the furs are all soft and not rough or thick the furs do push up on the foot, I will try shaving down the sew lines :-) Here's some things to think about. Fur comes...
by spectrabrite
Sun Apr 26, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: needs tips for sewing faux fur ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4081

needs tips for sewing faux fur ...

I am trying to sew a playa coat, every time I try to sew on my machine the thread breaks. I am not sure where to go from here or how to fix. tension etc?
by spectrabrite
Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4322
Views: 1206960

Re: cooling your tent or van

The current draw varies based on the lift or head height you wish to pump the water up to. It is supposed to be a 25 watt pump, drawing 2-2.5 amps there is also one that is a little smaller that draws 1.5 - 2a I am not to worried about the draw, more worried about falling asleep and the pump dry dea...
by spectrabrite
Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4322
Views: 1206960

Re: cooling your tent or van

Hi I am currently working on my bucket cooler and was thinking about using a small boat bilge pump as they can run dry without burning up what do you think of this? I have a 200cfm fan already http://www.amazon.com/Shoreline-Marine-Bilge-Pump-600/dp/B004LRBI9A/ref=sr_1_2?s=boating-water-sports&ie=UT...

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