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PostPosted: Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:05 pm 
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Thanks Denis,
When you mentioned my proposal draws twice as much current at night, are you referring to the power to run the timer switches? The power to the raise/lower system is only used for 1 minute in the morning and 1 minute at dusk, so very low power usage and nothing overnight.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:13 pm 
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Just received the last of my parts to make my auto coop door, so hopefully will have a success story with pics to post soon.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:08 pm 
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Woo hoo! Look foward to it!

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:35 am 
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Hi guys.
I just wanted to chime in and say that this is an awesome thread!
I ordered my parts earlier in the week and expect them to arrive tomorrow.

I did have a question about the limit switches but answered it when i started writing my question. :)


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:20 pm 
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I also built something very similar to this that runs from a battery and solar panel. Good luck with the project!

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 4:56 am 
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I want to be able to try something like this where the door is hinged on the side to open and close INSTEAD of needing to be lifted.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/css/order-his ... ers_first&


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Can't see the link provided (Amazon members only).


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