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Drill powered deer deterrent improvement

Adding a 25 ohm variable resistor gave the Black and Decker battery powered deer drill deterrent enough control to be dialed down to an effective range. It would be easy to recycle an old battery powered drill into this configuration which could keep the cost well under 20 bucks if you're lucky.

Stay tuned for a solar powered version in the near future.

We finally solved the deer in the garden problem, and the solution was so elegant we gave it a new website.  Check out our deer deterrent website for free plans!

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