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Postby cooldaddybeck » Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:32 pm

I have temporarily resolved my WP troubles by creating the "Whirley Pop on crack"

Basically, I got a 12" hex lock extender, cut off the bracket covering the gears, removed the gears (the bottom one was already spinning in place) and set it up with more power.

Note to self, start with a fresh battery on the drill. I swapped batteries towards the second crack (Monsooned Java Arabica) and when I kicked in on the new battery a handful of beans shot out of the lid. :0)

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Postby cooldaddybeck » Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:33 pm

Sorry about the size, I didn't realize it was so big.

(yeah, yeah, I know already. It's also what she said.)
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Postby MDixon » Tue Sep 11, 2007 5:18 am

I'd think if you could rig it as a right angle you might have less wear and tear on the microwave, of course you may also then be a bit close for comfort to the burner...
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Postby cooldaddybeck » Tue Sep 11, 2007 6:11 am

I found a right angle converter for the chuck, but I liked the $5 solution for now. And I hold onto it, it doesn't really just sit in the micro like that.

Eventually I'll have the right angle and set up a stand for the drill, the 12" extender takes the drill well beyond the heat radiation.
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