How long will it be before someone comes along and tells you that you need a
chain guard on that thing? If it's in view of the public I bet it won't be long.
It's amazing that any of us survived out childhood during the '50s, according to
all the current safety regs we all should have been cut to pieces by the age of
That wouldn't be "Minnesota Nice" any more than telling me to make my
mechanism safe for fools who would trespass on my dock and try to
operate it. That ain't how things work in these parts. Folks
don't mess with other people's stuff.
Don Foreman wrote:
"It sure beats turning that big handwheel 45 turns every time I want to
go fishin' for a little while!"
Now that you have that neat electric lift it's moot, but before, when
you had to do the 45 turns, way didn't you just leave the boat in the
Sano. I note the casual wiring exiting left. A motorcycle battery and
alligator clips off camera perhaps? Some split loom (pick your favorite
color) would go well here.
Dweller in the cellar
Don Foreman wrote:
Home Page: http://www.seanet.com/~jasonrnorth
Yellow is ok if one wants - suspect it is a proto-type model being readied
I noticed the power - flying in the air - bound to be a power spec issue... :-)
Martin H. Eastburn
@ home at Lions' Lair with our computer lionslair at consolidated dot net
NRA LOH & Endowment Member
NRA Second Amendment Task Force Charter Founder
IHMSA and NRA Metallic Silhouette maker & member
Tom Gardner wrote:
On Tue, 01 Aug 2006 20:41:12 -0500, "Martin H. Eastburn"
The motor is yellow because that's how I found it.
Finals? Stuff I build is "final" when it works, at least until
there's some reason to change something. I rarely build more than 1
of anything, certainly never two or more exactly alike. Tom, if I
ever need to paint the motor, IT WILL BE PURPLE!!!
12 volt power. JR North mentioned split loom. Good idea: there's now
some of that in the "next trip to the lake" pile. The leads are
twisted, but split loom would be better.
"Make no mistake, we're put on Earth to fart around."
Kurt Vonnegut, "Mindquake"
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