Monthly Archives: August 2011

Irrigation Caddy Review

Our last sprinkler timer was not working properly.  As it turned out the timer was only part of the problem. The wiring at the valves was rotted from being in the sun and there were places the previous owners had … Continue reading

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Moving On…

Now that I had the joystick fiasco behind me it was time to get down to some build time!  In the previous posts I have gone through the modifications to the gimble mount, the skull mounting tabs, and some of … Continue reading

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More Build Notes…

Here are some additional build pictures.  The gimble is pretty solid now.  There is still one issue where if you turn to fast to the left the weight of the skull will cause the servo to over rotate and then … Continue reading

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Dead As A Door Nail…

Well…   The TrackSkull application was working great – right up until my 8 year old Microsoft Sidewinder joystick up and died.  I have no idea why.  But it just stopped working.  Poof. Have you tried to buy a joystick lately?   … Continue reading

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Servo Extensions Part IIIa

My extensions have arrived.  They shipped pretty quck.  I have just not had a lot of time to spend on this the last few days.  I did change the servo horn for the left/right motion of the skull.  It is … Continue reading

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