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Making a Shredder for my Letterbox (No more junk mail)

Making a Shredder for my Letterbox (No more junk mail)
rubbish relish right even in the age of the internet we still get

junk

coming through the

letterbox

fuzz has a plan now of course we have seen people put like paper

shredder

s behind letter boxes you put a letter fruit and it shreds it but it's not gonna get rid of old lemons the big thick catalogue no we need something with power we're

making

shredding machines you've probably seen it before people chuck cars and all sorts of it's basically like a load of gears and cogs that kind
making a shredder for my letterbox no more junk mail
of mesh into each other and just chew it all to bits we're gonna make a smaller version and put it right here no matter what comes through it just gets chewed to bits yes got myself this 240 volt which we take this out of its frame rather than this war thing it's that's where we have all the teeth and gears and stuff put this next to our

letterbox

ring up some sort of switch so it turns on and then when the postman comes with this rubbish he'll put in frown it will be crushed to
pieces all right let's whip this apart we've got a nice hexagon shaft which we can get on that should hopefully be useful and next up we need to work out how we're going to put all our crushy teeth you know we're gonna have to gear it down how it's all gonna get set up and then Collin you should start building oh yes now I've wanted to make one of these for a long time but of course it's the

making

of this which has held me back but now I've got the old swifty
Kerr I can do it right the slide this over here like so another bit the other side of it to support it I've got some big old gears to step it down we've got a bit

more

power and run a bit slower but I think I'd rather have power than speed at the moment which will then go on to my shredding bar there for that we've got a bit of hex our cutting blades they slide over the hex so they can't slip now then there's three different ones of these because the little hexagons in
making a shredder for my letterbox no more junk mail
the middle has been offset by 20 degrees so when you put them on you can see down here look that the teeth are not in line of each other they go in like a spiral now all this is gonna sit rocking housing all the way around the outside like so fix pin all that together bolt onto a base and then hopefully we'll have two nice solid cutting bits coming through feeding stuff through the

letterbox

booyah now there's a lot of question marks over this is it gonna have enough power is this all
gonna be strong enough am I gonna motivate actly enough is it gonna start cutting into itself binding up gates Doug don't think you're supposed to do this with a hammer I've never cut a key way before this is all new oh look elapsed you have raised the bar here mr. fuzzy I notice any bolting two bits of aluminium together but they're square and the olds line up that's good I thought after smacking it with a hammer you're gonna break that column yeah oh just
broach in a key way I will be broaching a key where with my foot Raja leaky way good that's it for that first this is working pretty well it's still nice and tight there's not much cycling everything there's no bearings in it but he seems to work okay right next Jovi will know T feet a favorability bit that's a lot of plasma code right so now gonna put them all in our machine these little blanks to go at the end oh it's lovely well these little bad boys in there
making a shredder for my letterbox no more junk mail
goes in there alright that's that right I'm gonna I'm gonna cut to like a time-lapse see speedy up a bit now cuz it's gonna take a while now it does work look both round dilemma mini do everything nice and tight which of course it's nice you know everything's good and tight but then it's not loose and if I'm everything closed and subs flopping around it's not tight I know right let's flick it up let's go get a letter I've got a piece of paper Oh
golly what a challenge for it well it's made a fantastic job of it but the fact that the motor bogged down on a piece of paper is not a good sign got it what's this six pieces is it gonna do it it's chopped it up well look wait a minute Colin you've got something wrong yeah this shouldn't struggle on a piece of paper No so basically I took it a bit and realized that you couldn't even turn the gears by hand now and I'm gonna bearings in this thing but before I put
all these plates in that was pretty free-moving so I'm thinking I've got something something's binding up here so I took it all that cleaned them all down on a ground a little bit off this side and that's made a hell of a difference because now move it all by hand pretty freely put it all back together it's got a little bit better it does a team can now but that's still not good enough no so I'm gonna Biff off this 300 watt motor and replace it with this least 1300
watt motor but I'm not just gonna stick one on I thought well now I've got to make an adjustment I might as I'm

making

the mother of all adjustments let's have two motors yes I'm gonna get one top and bottom so one motor does this one the other motor does that one double the power next video I'll have done all that will whack it on the back of the

letterbox

let's see what happens yeah subscribe you