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Finally acquired a Woodstock
01-09-2018, 09:13 PM
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(01-09-2018 04:04 PM)rprosperi Wrote:  ...snip...
Update - Found it:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/6x-Copper-Spring-Coil-and-6x-Contact-For-Dual-18650-Lithium-Batteries/253193465702


Does this look like it will work (often the strand that connects across the bottom is diagonal, this one is straight)?
That's the one. I think you can order just the springs if you don't need the other parts. I'm thinking of shortening the spring a coil or two so it's not completely compressed. I'll post a picture so you can see what I mean.

(01-09-2018 05:17 PM)Dave Frederickson Wrote:  ...snip...

Also, if you like, I can add your battery holder to my Shapeways shop.

https://www.shapeways.com/shops/hpparts

Dave
That would be great (I've bought a few things from there!) I like the idea of HP parts in as few places as possible, and I'm unlikely to make any of my own. Just provide a reference to the original author, Chris Osborn (aka "FozzTexx") and the Creative Commons license (I'm going to add those details soon if I leave this up for a while).

(01-09-2018 05:34 PM)Krauts In Space Wrote:  
(01-09-2018 05:17 PM)Dave Frederickson Wrote:  I was less than successful dying some 71B port covers dark brown. Do you have a recipe that works?

Give it a try with black tea, test it before to see if the color meets your mood Wink
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(01-09-2018 07:36 PM)larthurl Wrote:  Thank you Mark. I just placed my order. Looking forward to seeing if new batteries will bring this heirloom to life.

btw, do you recommend AA alkaline or Enerloop AA rechargeables?

.....Art

Ka-ching! Now I can frame and display on the wall my first non-existent dollar bill from my first no-markup sale!

I'd go with the rechargeable batteries. Alkalines may last a little longer, but we're talking battery life of only a few hours. That'd get pretty expensive if you're buying a pair every day or two. A big plus with the Eneloop (or Amazon Basics-labeled version) is the low discharge characteristic. Holds a charge for many months without trickling away...

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Finally acquired a Woodstock - Chasfield - 10-25-2017, 03:01 PM
RE: Finally acquired a Woodstock - jebem - 10-25-2017, 06:33 PM
RE: Finally acquired a Woodstock - Guido - 10-25-2017, 07:28 PM
RE: Finally acquired a Woodstock - Gamo - 10-31-2017, 11:45 AM
RE: Finally acquired a Woodstock - BobVA - 10-31-2017, 03:46 PM
RE: Finally acquired a Woodstock - aurelio - 11-06-2017, 09:04 PM
RE: Finally acquired a Woodstock - mfleming - 01-09-2018 09:13 PM
RE: Finally acquired a Woodstock - Dieter - 01-11-2018, 10:10 AM



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