Dee Fitz's DIY Conversation Corner

I like making things and learning about things.

I tend to do reviews of things I don't quite understand so i can understand them.

It's called the Feynman technique Becoming your own teacher.

I was told, i was doing the Feynman technique. But I developed the methodology myself. Many self taught people do.

That's me, quit high school because O wanted to learn what I wanted to learn when I wanted to learn it.

When i do have something finally figured out, I like to post that up here.

  1. Lead Acid Batteries 101

    by , 10-03-2017 at 02:55 AM (Dee Fitz's DIY Conversation Corner)
    This is from a recent thread I replied to a while back.

    I've long been an electric bicycle aficionado and I have a good friend who is the local Solar Power Guru where I grew up, and, well, the electrical efficiency engineer at a local municipal power company in Muscatine, IA. He and I had so many talks about batteries, I became quite knowledgeable myself regarding the "battery conversation" as he and I called it.

    Once I got into using a telescope, and while ...
  2. A Celestron UpClose G2 10x50 Binocular review / Observation report

    by , 10-03-2017 at 02:06 AM (Dee Fitz's DIY Conversation Corner)
    Quote Originally Posted by DeeFitz View Post
    Location: Fort Collins, CO
    Elevation: 4997 ft. (1523 m.)

    Date/Time: 09-30-17 - 9:47pm MDT

    Cloud Cover: Clear for 50 minutes, 100% cloudy otherwise.
    Transparency: Average
    Seeing: Average
    Moon Phase: 77% illuminated, rise: 4:05pm set: 1:31am

    Bortle 6 to 7 skies: 6 if you’re looking in the right (dark) direction, west and zenith mainly. Looking North towards FoCo, or southeast towards Loveland, CO and I think you get Bortle 7.
    ...
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