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04-25-2013 12:45 AM  7 years ago
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Chris Reibert

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Building myself my first 24v charging case
Building a 24v Charging Case Combo

Here is the list of what I've used on the build so far
2 HP DPS-600PB power supplies wired in series Ebay $20
SKB i-series waterpoof double pistol case $99
Hyperion EOS 0720I Super Duo Charger $279
AC power cord x3 $15
AC adapter $5
Fan grills $7
Wire/spade lugs/heat shrink/misc $15

Let the build begin!

Started with preparing the PS
I choose HP600's due to how inexpensive you can get a set on eBay

Thanks to my good friend Ray Stacy for wiring the PS leads

Making the y-harness and leads and hooking the PS up in series


Time to start the case - SKB I-series

Mounting the fan grills and AC adapter port

Parts Installed

Test test

The foam pad simulates the deck I will be building out of plexiglass

Time to get charging!

This is all for now will update once deck lid is installed and charger is mounted
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05-21-2013 12:35 AM  7 years ago
Chris Reibert

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Case is finally finished!
I made the deck out of plexi glass, epoxied in six wood towers inside to mount the plexi glass to and screwed the deck down, drilled holes for my female banana leads, and used extra strength Velcro to hold everything down. Everything fits like a glove after trimming a little of the foam pad on the top of the case. Very happy with how it turned out!

I only FLY on days that end in "Y"
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05-21-2013 09:28 AM  7 years ago
Pascal-KC

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That is cool. Thank you for sharing...Team Mikado, Team Revolectrix, KBDD Team Pilot
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05-21-2013 12:26 PM  7 years ago
Ace Dude

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Nice job! Thanks for sharing. I was not aware SKB made cases in that size...nice case that's made in the USA!

How did you cut the plexi glass?
  
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05-21-2013 12:33 PM  7 years ago
Chris Reibert

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I had my local hardware store cut it to 10x16 or whatever the dimension was and then used my dremel to round the edges and get final fit. The holes for my banana plugs I used 5 different drill bits to increase the hole side gradually so it would not crack!I only FLY on days that end in "Y"
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05-27-2013 02:59 AM  7 years ago
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i'm glad you put all those stickers on it so I know it's something worth stealing :P- Dan Goldstein
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05-27-2013 04:11 PM  7 years ago
Chris Reibert

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Very funny Dan but we don't allow stealing at our club...I only FLY on days that end in "Y"
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05-27-2013 09:16 PM  7 years ago
darkfa8

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...right, stealing generally isn't allowed anywhere. - Dan Goldstein
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05-28-2013 04:32 AM  7 years ago
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You could borrow it indefinitely.
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05-28-2013 05:28 AM  7 years ago
Chris Reibert

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You could but you would have to answer to my 45... I only FLY on days that end in "Y"
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05-28-2013 11:18 AM  7 years ago
mdu6

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Can you tell us the exact SKB I series model you use ?
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05-28-2013 11:46 AM  7 years ago
Ronald Thomas

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Nice Job!Team MikadoUSA 480XXTreme, 550SX, 600SX, 700XXTreme, 800XXTreme!!
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05-28-2013 11:53 AM  7 years ago
Chris Reibert

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Thank You!
@mdu6 I am not sure which exact model. I picked it up at Gander Mountain for $99. Will try to get up measurements after work
I only FLY on days that end in "Y"
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05-28-2013 12:05 PM  7 years ago
Retired2011

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I like it too, very neat and easy to use.
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05-28-2013 12:10 PM  7 years ago
Chris Reibert

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SKB Double Pistol Case
All info is in the ad description

http://m.dickssportinggoods.com/pro...ductId=13288326
I only FLY on days that end in "Y"
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