I don’t normally recommend things unless they stand out as being cool (so you won’t find a ton in here) The following are holiday gift ideas that my friends and I picked out for 2018. The gifts are for adults, children, and pets that we think are sensational. The links are affiliate-based and if clicked will not have any additional cost added. I am recommending them because my friends and I feel ...
Doc Holliday – Nope, I’m Sure of It… I Hate Him
Curly Bill: [takes a bill with Wyatt’s signature from a customer and throws it on the faro table] Wyatt Earp, huh? I heard of you.
Ike Clanton: Listen, Mr. Kansas Law Dog. Law don’t go around here. Savvy?
Wyatt Earp: I’m retired.
Curly Bill: Good. That’s real good.
Ike Clanton: Yeah, that’s good, Mr. Law Dog, ’cause law don’t go around here.
Wyatt Earp: I ...
Parts for Automatic Chicken Coop Door
I’ve tried my best to consolidate and organize the parts for automatic chicken coop door . I also tried to find the best prices, yet not use sub-standard parts.
I hope this helps.
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- Arduino Mega 2560 R3
- Real time clock
- L298N Motor Driver Dual H-Bridge
- 16 x 2 LCD
- 5 pin din male and female connectors
- RCA male and female connectors
- 12 V cooling fan
- Wire ties
- Wire (yellow, read, black & green)
- Tie downs
- Shrink ...
Fletch – God I Admire You
So, if any of your D.C. boys… want to challenge that, bring them on. Otherwise, tell them to get out of my face.
God, I admire you.
Well… consider this case closed.
“Deserve’s Got Nothing To Do With It” ; One of my favorite lines from Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven.
A really mean bad guy getting shot by an even meaner, badder guy. =)
The Automatic Chicken Coop Heater is actually pretty simple:
- Coop Interior: to heat the interior of the coop
- Coop Exterior: to keep the exterior water pipe from freezing/cracking.
Interior Coop Heater
Encased in a concrete block positioned near the water fount
A small concrete block with a single light socket (with a halogen bulb) mounted to ...
I wanted a small door to open automatically a little after sunrise and sunset not only for the convenience, but to keep us from worrying if the chickens were safe at night. This door is located on the side of the coop and slides open (vertically) so the girls can climb up & down their ladder about 18? to the ground level.
“Rich” – Wheaton Maran Rooster
I’m Rich and I’m the Cock of the Walk around here. As you can see I’m a perfect example of male birds being the most beautiful out of the flock. I’m a Wheaton Maran Rooster but I’m not mean like some of my brethren. I’m actually quite docile. I had a respiratory infection when I was younger which kinda mellowed me out. I don’t really ever crow and I’m so far, ...More...
The Code for Arduino Chicken Coop Door
NOTE: To hopefully save you some time, I’ll let you in on the trick that FINALLY got this door to work with the light levels, debouncing the switches and *the chickens*. (as you’ll see in the code)
Check the light levels every 10 minutes to avoid the readings bouncing back and forth between dark/twilight/light during those dawn/dusk minutes. Then, when “dark” is reached (for me i chose >= 0 && <= 3 based on when ...More...