Category Archive Fabrication

ByJohn Wuethrich

Car key transponder/rfid fried by proximity to inverter welder?

I havent Confirmed beyond reasonable doubt that the harborfreight titanium 125 is the reason my ford fusion 2007 was rejecting the only key I had at the time. Rejecting as in not accepting What is usually called a chip or a transponder.

The actual name for the chip is a DST tag and its made by Texas instruments. It operates at 134mhz and outside the car world would be refered to as an RFID tag/chip rather than a transponder


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ByJohn Wuethrich

Vacuum Pull Down Uv Lithography Rig

Vacuum Pull Down Uv Lithography Rig 1
Vacuum Pull Down Uv Lithography Rig 2
In the Gap Above the pvc a celing can light bracket allowed positioning forward back up and down
4.1w uv led
ByJohn Wuethrich

Kohler Tractor gets Re-Engineered Motorized Snow Plow Blade

Semi How To Guide for Motorizing a lift/lower on a 48in Snow Blade

Lawn Tractor Snow Plow Blade upgraded to raise and lower by motor

The lawn tractor plow repair and lift lower motorization is complete (for now). At some point I might make a proper howto and or motorize blade right left. Some searching helped me find the type of plow I was working on. Though Im about to link it by brand I would bet its actually a generic white label companies slap their name on. The color on this old one is wrong, everything else is/was identical. 

Heres the plow kit at lows:

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ByJohn Wuethrich

Lawn Tractor Update: Linear Actuator Wired

the lawn tractor linear actuator controlled snow plow is coming along .

A dual pole dual throw switch utilized to connect or reverse connect the lawn tractors battery to the linear actuator and drive it up or down respectively. 

I still need to properly attach the piston to the arm. 

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ByJohn Wuethrich

Lawn Tractor Snowplow repair & upgrade

Lawn Tractor Snowplow repair & upgrade 5

I needed a space to use my welder. Im mainly in need of a new electronics work bench and server rack. Last year i picked up a Northern Tool Klutch 140si on clearance for a hella deal. I found a guy with a pole barn who also needed some help with his lawn tractor plow on its last legs so for that and improving the workbench in barn scenario I should get to produce the bench I need for my shop later and what ever else inbetween. 

heres the story of the lawn tractor/snow plow upgrade and revamp:

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