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Old 05-02-2004, 08:31 PM   #1
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Check out my Charging Station:

20 Amp Bull Dog power supply
Tekin 112a h31, Pit Bull w/cooling fan
Discharge Bulbs & Radio Shack volt meter
Twin Battery Cooling Towers
holds all my tools
also powers my other Pit Bull. GFX & Integy Tire Truer4

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Old 05-02-2004, 08:33 PM   #2
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Old 05-03-2004, 07:10 AM   #3
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Hey I use to live in VB... was there a contest or race held there recently. The whole time I was there about 2 years (from 2000-2002) I never saw one RC related event. There were plenlty of shops though. How the weather over there?
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Nice charging station. It's giving me ideas now... lol
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Good customized charging and discharging station you got there bro!!.. Very nice components especially the pit bull...
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Old 05-03-2004, 02:02 PM   #6
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That is a very nice looking charging station!
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Old 05-03-2004, 04:25 PM   #7
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There is a lot of racing around here now:

Debbie's just had the VA state off road race last weekend, the word is they will be moving and will have indoor carpet , indoor off road & outdoor off road tracks.

Hobbytown VA Beach has a carpet track
Hobbytown Newport News has on road

Stream in Newport News has off road and a nice on road set up.

the Weather...Lots of rain today
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thats a good set up. here is what i made (I work in a cabnet shop). I houses a power strip and bulldog 30 amp.The front has a retractable battery holder when charging made of plexiglass and holds my CE turbo35bl
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Nice Setups there...

Here's an idea. How about gutting both the tekin and Pitbull and installing the innards on a single enclosure?

I also use the same chargers except my tekin is the BC112C and I just sold my Pitbull inorder to buy a CDC. I might try integrating a Tekin and a Victor one of these days
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I'm working on a "Power Cube", it will have a flat top with a 120mm fan mounted towards the back to cool batteries and my TC3...GFX in the middle... power supply & 112a on the bottom. Tools will be mounted on either side. It will measure 10" x 10" x 10.5". My pit light will also fit on top saving more room. The 10" x 10.5" is a small foot print considering everything included. I have a VERY ROUGH model attached, once again it's a VERY ROUGH model the finished product will look better.

The GFX is set at a 10 deg angle so it easier to see. The charger leads have been moved up front.
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Here's a picture of my son's mini station and my "turbo bull"
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Sorry, I did not post the pictures
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lastplace,

those are some pretty cool enclosures...

Im looking to build one for my gfx's and my 25 amp ps...

i think it will be easier to carry around one box than 3 individual boxes...
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thats a good set up. here is what i made (I work in a cabnet shop). I houses a power strip and bulldog 30 amp.The front has a retractable battery holder when charging made of plexiglass and holds my CE turbo35bl

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Cool set up there bro!!! don't you have any fan to cool the baterries after charging??.. anyway its very easy to attached in your chjarging station..
I'm working on a "Power Cube", it will have a flat top with a 120mm fan mounted towards the back to cool batteries and my TC3...GFX in the middle... power supply & 112a on the bottom. Tools will be mounted on either side. It will measure 10" x 10" x 10.5". My pit light will also fit on top saving more room. The 10" x 10.5" is a small foot print considering everything included. I have a VERY ROUGH model attached, once again it's a VERY ROUGH model the finished product will look better.

The GFX is set at a 10 deg angle so it easier to see. The charger leads have been moved up front.



although rough as you say but good thing it already has shape to visuallized the finished charging station cbinet bro!!!. A little more time and its all done!!..
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