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wookie1965

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About wookie1965

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    Red Dwarf
  • Birthday 16/08/65

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    Male
  • Interests
    Tropical fish, Astronomy. skywatcher 200p a Tal 100rs EQ5 GOTO Mount, moon filter, UHC filter,Turn left at Orion, Pocket Sky Atlas Jumbo Edition.
  • Location
    merseyside
  1. cocoon nebula

    Wow
  2. I know the controller although takes a little longer to get here but for £1.76 you cannot grumble £2 for the resistors you will need more for the 8" a bit of cable 50p and gaffa tape £4 for the lot very easy and inexpensive.
  3. http://www.dewbuster.com/heaters-330ohm-resistors.html I used this method and added one of these http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12V-8A-PIR-Sensor-LED-Strip-Light-Switch-Dimmer-Brightness-Adjustable-Controller-/272041617645?hash=item3f56f1a8ed
  4. Glasses or No Glasses?

    I use something like this so saves me from searching round in the dark for my glasses. www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00QNS6QT2/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1508511946&sr=1-1&pi=SL140_SY180_CR0,0,140,180
  5. Battery box

    Looking forward to building it now going to get some insulation for around the battery but think got something in the shed.
  6. Battery box

    Well sent for these today and got a couple of bits from Halfords. I have cable already just need connectors now but I will get them when I know what size. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12V-24V-6-Way-Blade-Fuse-Box-Holder-LED-Warning-Lights-Kit-Car-Race-Rally-Marine/292180352629?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12V-Dual-USB-Car-Boat-Motorcycle-Voltmeter-Cigarette-Lighter-Power-Plug-Socket-3/162571894947?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ON-OFF-Round-Rocker-Switch-LED-illuminated-Car-Dashboard-Dash-Boat-Van-12V/261513977084?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=560391577646&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RED-ROCKER-SWITCH-12V-250V-2PIN-SPST-ON-OFF-TOGGLE-6A-10A-Dashboard-Car/201148297369?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Auto-Marine-100A-Power-Distribution-Bus-Bar-Terminal-Block-5x4mm-Screws/221494172797?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HOMDOX-Folding-Hand-Sack-Luggage-Trolley-Shopping-Cart-Load-UP-TO-40kg/262729612289?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12V-24V-Waterproof-Power-Motorcycle-Boat-Car-Cigarette-Lighter-Socket-Plug-UK/401315592649?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 http://www.halfords.com/workshop-tools/garage-equipment/battery-chargers-jump-starters/halfords-positive-battery-terminal-connector
  7. Battery box

    I really appreciate all the help, made a daunting project on my own to something easy to do.
  8. Which Filter

    Sorry should of wrote that, the one that came with it is a Bresser single polarizer.
  9. Which Filter

    I have a 1.25" Lunt Herchel Wedge would this filter be alright to use with it please. https://www.telescope.com/125-Orion-Variable-Polarizing-Filter/p/5560.uts
  10. Hello from Bodmin Moor - new Dark Sky area!

    Welcome to SGL
  11. Battery box

    Your a star diagram is brilliant, this makes it much easier now thank you so much.
  12. Battery box

    So cable from battery to switch switch to fuse board with inline 20amp fuse. Negative to switch then to bus bar. Use 5amps fuses when connecting to cigarette sockets usb and volt meter. that should be it. Is that right? I will look in Maplin for the on/off switch thank you.
  13. Battery box

    Already have the battery 85 ah, I have 2.5mm 3 core here but as far as I am aware you dont need an earth with 12v.
  14. Battery box

    I am about to build a battery box I am sending for these http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12V-Dual-USB-Car-Boat-Voltmeter-Cigarette-Lighter-Socket-Power-Adapter-Charger-3/222564582512?_trkparms=aid%3D555019%26algo%3DPL.BANDIT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20151005190705%26meid%3D8f8f9f948fdf41a59755822b126d3d16%26pid%3D100506%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D1%26&_trksid=p2045573.c100506.m3226 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Auto-Marine-100A-Power-Distribution-Bus-Bar-Terminal-Block-5x4mm-Screws/221494172797?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Marine-Grade-Cigarette-12V-DC-Lighter-Power-Charger-Socket-Boat-RV-Car-BH/311717295525?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12V-24V-6-Way-Blade-Fuse-Box-Holder-LED-Warning-Lights-Kit-Car-Race-Rally-Marine/292180352629?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649 I need a switch not sure which one to get and can someone tell me would 20 amp cable be fine and 5 amp fuses.
  15. Dew Strip

    Cheer`s Damian means a lot from you.
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