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Old 08-24-2012, 03:06 PM   #1
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Threw this together in about 2 hours and it works awesome. Can't wait to do my first starter with it!
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Old 08-24-2012, 04:54 PM   #2
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Hey, no fair. Yours looks much more stylish than mine!!!

 
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:07 PM   #3
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Any speed control on it?

 
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:07 PM   #4
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That looks super slick. Did you follow build instructions or just do it on your own?

 
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Old 08-26-2012, 08:02 PM   #5
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Thanks! I watched a couple of YouTube videos on other peoples builds. Luckily, I had most of the parts at my job. I'm going to install a speed control tomorrow. Turns out, a speed control is more of a necessity than a feature. Sometimes it takes a few tries to get the stir bar spinning.

 
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Old 08-26-2012, 08:06 PM   #6
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Classy design, love it.
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Old 08-26-2012, 08:09 PM   #7
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Thank you! If anyone is interested, I can post a parts list and instructions.

 
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:42 AM   #8
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I bpught a speed controller and never actually installed it. When I went to buy a wall wart, the only thing they had in stock was a variable voltage model. Instant speed controller. Mine generally stirs correctly at 3 volts on a 12V fan.

 
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Old 08-30-2012, 02:27 PM   #9
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Oh that's cool. I didn't even know they made variable voltage warts. I'll definitely look for one. One less hole to drill. Lol

 
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Old 08-30-2012, 02:30 PM   #10
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Very nice looking stir plate. Much better looking than my Radio Shack project box...

 
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