Doc Holliday – Nope, I’m Sure of It… I Hate Him

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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 ...

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Parts for Automatic Chicken Coop Door

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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.

Cheers,
//D

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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
  • Box
  • Shrink ...
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Fletch – God I Admire You

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Fletch – God I Admire You

BOYD:
So, if any of your D.C. boys… want to challenge that, bring them on. Otherwise, tell them to get out of my face.

FLETCH:
God, I admire you.

Well… consider this case closed.


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Automatic Chicken Coop Heater

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The Automatic Chicken Coop Heater is actually pretty simple:

Essentially 2 lights (1 halogen and 1 florescent bulb) triggered on an off by temperatures. There are 2 different chicken heater systems:

  1. Coop Interior: to heat the interior of the coop
  2. 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 ...

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Richard

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“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, ...

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Code for Arduino Chicken Coop Door

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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 ...

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