Monthly Archives: April 2016

Lincoln AC-225 DC Conversion

Although it probably would have been cheaper in the long run to just buy an AC/DC stick welder, who doesn’t love a new project?  As in my first post about the welder, most of what I’m doing is following Gregory

Posted in Welding

AC-225 TIG Setup

Plans to add a TIG setup to my AC-225. DIY TIG foot pedal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-P6w-tj8_Tk Plans for using a 240v – 12V transformer to insuate the foot pedal from the welder: https://www.hobartwelders.com/weldtalk/showthread.php?4089-Here-is-the-schematic-for-SCR-control-of-my-arc-welder&p=423414#post423414  

Posted in Welding

Raspberry Pi Network Topology

Posted in Raspberry Pi

pfSense Dual WAN Setup

Adding a second connection to an existing pfSense install for load balancing and failover. (A work in progress.  I’ve set it up and it’s working fine, but I haven’t finished writing it up yet.) ASCII Network Diagram (Concept taken from

Posted in pfSense, Random Technology

1st Gen Trooper Brake Job

  Cost The total cost of fairly high-quality parts for the front and rear brakes was around $150. 2 x BENDIX 141416 Rotor $24.46 2 x BECK/ARNLEY 832262 Rotor $24.46 1 x BECK/ARNLEY 890013 Brake Pad $11.99 1 x BECK/ARNLEY

Posted in Isuzu

Rustic Shelves and Brackets

To fill in a section of wall in our kitchen, my wife found a set of brackets from a company called Cascade Iron Co.  After several weeks of intermittent work, they look pretty good!

Posted in Home Projects