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    Backup camera with its own access point

    Well the verdict is in, the GoPro is pretty much useless for what I'm trying to do. The problem is that the trailers I'm trying to backup up block the wifi signal from the GoPro and I lose my connection. It works great if I backup something short like the manure spreader, but I don't need a...
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    Expanding foam that birds can't eat

    Thanks, if I end up with any exposed foam I'll try that. I'm trying to use sheet metal, hardware cloth and some caulking. Hopefully I don't have to use any foam.
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    Expanding foam that birds can't eat

    After snooping around up there and taking down some of the old nests, I've decided to take off the existing flashing so I can get to this properly. I'm going to make some aluminum flashing that will serve to block the blowing rain and block access for the birds. If they can get through sheet...
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    Expanding foam that birds can't eat

    That's a thought, I could make a tube out of hardware cloth and shove it in the space, then spray the foam in the hardware cloth.
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    Expanding foam that birds can't eat

    3M has a product like that, I went to their website and it said it wouldn't work on birds. Hard to believe it will stop rodents but not a bird, maybe it's got some kind of chemical in it that birds ignore.
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    Expanding foam that birds can't eat

    I've got a spot where rain blows in along a lean to roof on my barn that I've tried closing with expanding foam, but the birds like that spot and/or the foam because they keep pecking it away. Is there any kind of foam that hardens enough that birds can't peck it? It's a prorib style roof and...
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    Backup camera with its own access point

    Thanks for that link, lots of good ideas.
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    Backup camera with its own access point

    GoPro has an app for apple and android. The camera is a wifi access point, the app on the phone connects to that wifi and is used to control/view the camera. GoPros don't have night vision, something that backup cameras generally have. But I don't need it at night so that shouldn't be a problem.
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    Backup camera with its own access point

    Tested the GoPro, I think it will work fine. Even on the wide angle setting it's not a super wide field of view but it will be good enough, and the price is right. My wife always uses it to record video to an SD card, never thought about using it with my phone. I ordered a magnetic swivel base...
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    Backup camera with its own access point

    That's a good thought. My wife uses a gopro on her horse, I'll have to see what the field of view is. They're pretty indestructible, that would be good.
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    Backup camera with its own access point

    I did find this one with it's own access point at etrailer.com while I was looking for a portable camera. A decent one without an access point is about $100 and the one from etrailer is $178. I like etrailer stuff, it's always good quality, might get that one.
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    Backup camera with its own access point

    Geez, why didn't I think of that. great idea
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    Backup camera with its own access point

    I need a backup camera to use in an area with no power or wifi. So I'm looking for a camera that comes with its own access point that I can connect to with my phone to use when I backup a trailer. It would be similar in concept to my inspection camera which has its own access point connected to...
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    leaky hydraulic pump - can I replace front seal

    If you're near a hydraulic place and have a trailer it might be worth taking the machine over there and see if they can give you any info. The shop I go to will give free estimates if you bring the machine over and they don't have to take anything apart. They'll also send a service truck for a...
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    Tilt cylinder on Top and Tilt leaking down with use

    Mine are Prince valves from Surplus Center and they leaked from the day i bought them. I'm told more expensive valves don't leak, but don't know which brands.
 
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