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02 June 2009

Mk2 DIY Solar Panels Part Seven

Putting it all together Built the first of four panels today and got it installed on the roof. I am...

01 June 2009

Mk2 DIY Solar Panels Part Six

Soldering Cells After purchasing a flux pen from Maplin, we started the long job of tinning all the...

28 May 2009

Mk2 DIY Solar Panels Part Five

Charging System Upgrades The existing charging system used a single battery and this was connected...

24 May 2009

Mk2 DIY Solar Panels Part Four

Using 6mm thick flat aluminum bar, we made four brackets which were attached to the chimneys either...

19 May 2009

Mk2 DIY Solar Panels Part Three

Using 35mm square aluminum bar, we machined a slot into the bar and cut it into 30mm wide brackets...

10 May 2009

Mk2 DIY Solar Panels Part Two

Two coats today of Dulux Trade Weathershield Preservative Basecoat to seal the wood, this needs 48 hours...

09 May 2009

Mk2 DIY Solar Panels Part One

After purchasing further solar cells from the USA via ebay, We are building four new weather proof...

07 May 2009

New gallery section

I have added a new custom gallery to the blog which you can access via the Gallery link on the top of...

22 February 2009

Time lapse video

Went out for a drive today with my Canon Eos 5D in the car and did one frame every second which was then...

18 February 2009

Google sitemap generator

Below is the code to make an .aspx page written in C# which scans all folders on a website and generates...

16 February 2009

The closure of swanageforum

The closure of www.swanageforum.co.uk As the designer and webmaster of the Swanage forum, I thought...

24 January 2009

2009 updates

Some updates to the about me page!  In summer 2008 I had the chance to try some HD video...

12 December 2008

Solar Power Project Part 4 Mains electricity from the sun

The solar panel has has a pair of 60 amp wires which run from the apex of the roof to a first floor cupboard...

16 November 2008

aluminum imac hard drive upgrade guide

Aluminium iMac Hard Drive upgrade guide Upgrading the internal hard drive in a 2007-2008 Apple iMac...

07 November 2008

Final Cut Pro First Attempt

After buying a Canon XH A1 camcorder a couple of months ago, I finally got round to buying the hardware...

18 October 2008

Solar Power Project Part 3

After the sealant and paint had dried the mounting brackets were fitted to the back of the panel. The...

13 October 2008

Solar Power Project Part 2

After waiting a day for the painted baseboard to dry, I fitted the solar cells to the board today and...

11 October 2008

Solar Power Project Part 1

After sourcing 50 solar cells from the USA via ebay, I am building a weather proof outdoor solar panel...

29 September 2008

RC Bike Project

Custom 5th Scale RC Bike Project The development of a custom built 1/5 scale radio controlled electric...

29 July 2008

Watercooled Xbox 360

Watercooled Xbox 360 - First watercooling project to make an Xbox 360 much quieter. Materials Used: 6mm...

14 May 2007

External Button Connections

External Connections for Xbox 360 Steering Wheel buttons and gear shifters Adding six external phono...


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