A strange DIY idea.

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  1. Mc

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    I got this idea a while back and after flooding the bathroom again last week, same procedure as every week I decide to try it out.

    It may have been easier to get a longer piece of tube and full the RO water in the shower, but whats the fun in that.:biggrin:

    Its a wireless door bell, wired to a float switch, siliconed on to a piece of ruler that I melted and bend quite simple actually.

    Just solder the two wires from the float switch to the positive and negative on the push button of the door bell. Use a candle to heat the ruler up and bend it. Then cut a slit for the float switch and attached it to the ruler.
    Then stick the ruler to the door bell.
    You can keep the other part of the bell (the part that rings) in another room and when your bottle is full it rings.:)

    Wireless bell R130
    Float switch R20
    Ruler R10
    Look on my wifes face when she saw this - priceless.:lol:



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  3. Annoying

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    Awsome DIY, great plan:thumbup:
     
  4. mupwi

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    Where did you get the float switches for R20 I need some
     
  5. Bluemotion

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    float switch for R20?
     
  6. nepellew

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    Were did u please tell
     
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    i think this is brilliant, great job
     
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    nice idea.
    Does that doorbell keep on ringing?
     
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  9. Wes

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    Great idea, however do you put this in the passage or in the tank?:tt2::lol:
     
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    with my luck, I would miss that one warning.... But I still like this idea.
     
  12. Wes

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    So what does the doorbell sound like?

    The actual doorbell? :lol2:
     
  13. Mc

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    With this door bell you can select a number of different tunes and some of them play for quite long so it hard to miss, although I will probably miss it sooner or later.
     
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    Flippin' awesome idea!
     
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    awesome man! I often forget my bucket is filling up with RO
     
  16. Mc

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    I think my RO unit is slower than normal, and at certain times when the pressure is a bit low it can take me 2 hours to fill my bucket. By that time I often forget its on.
    My bathroom floors will never be as clean again.:lol:
     
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    great idea :thumbup:
     
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    Classic!
     
  19. Jayceew

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    Very nice idea, my RO machine is in the bathtub so no overflow issue but it still wastes water, this will help me save a bit.
     
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    When i opened this post I hade the old X files tune playing in my head to A strange diy idea . well it is a kinda strange idae but i love it seems practical ;)
     
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    Lol,,,, this is genius!!!! :yeahdude:
     
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