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Welcome to /diy/, a place to:

Post and discuss /diy/ projects, ask questions regarding /diy/ topics and exchange ideas and techniques.

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Some friendly suggestions for posting:
- First ask Google, then ask /diy/. Your question will probably be better received if you do so.
- List available resources (tools, materials, budget, time, etc.)
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How do i perform a gynecomastia surgery all by myself?
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>>1558610
>thinking of making a small incision around my nip
leave them nips alone, did nothing to you. I'm disappointed we got this far without the necessary, but:
TITS AND TIMESTAMP, or GTFO
- need to see what we're dealing with here OP, and that you ain't be trolling. Trust us, we did successful teeth straightening already (and testes warming, but less said there, etc)
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>>1558567
Aw jee whiz guys, if you do at home liposuction you could get grounded.
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>>1558622
Check snapchat of plastic surgeons. I learned a lot there, not that I'd ever do it to myself but if your going to do it at least learn
@realdrsix
@real drmiami
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>>1558613
>>1558610

Lol mate, you're writing your own death certificate. 99% chance that you make an incision, mutilate yourself, bleed, and go to the emergency department. Why not make money so you can have the procedure done correctly.

I'm a med student and have assisted I'm multiple mastectomies. If you hit a large vessel your fked. You won't even be able visualize where you are working and bleed out. Like the other post said, you will end up with scarring, neuropathic pain, and limited range of motion in the arm of you don't die from infection.

>6/10 bait. Got me to respond because I have some gyno
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>>1558872
>you don't die from infection
least he'll die like a man tho. boob-free, finally

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Who /synthdiy/ here?

I want to make myself a west coast inspired module pack. I want to keep it small, so i guess ill have to go the belton reverb route, though i wanted a spring one.
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>>1559112
Queen built his own guitar in a cave using scraps, and now he's the most famous singer in the world.

Don't even bother to respond.
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>>1559124
>>1559126
I guess it did
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>>1559130
Uh oh, sounds like this conversation will keep going back and fourth through your mind the next time you sit down to waste another afternoon doing absolutely nothing of value at your modular.

lol, it'll still sting then too. *zap*
>>1559131
I like you and I've decided you're my new best friend in this thread. High five!
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Don't feed the trolls.

Some people are just as or more interested in building as they are in music, nothing wrong with that, but plenty of people do build a modular and spend more time playing than building, we just do not hear about them as much because they show off their music more than their modular.

Modular is either more prone towards endless building at the cost of music making, or it just may attract those who have more interest in building, impossible to really say. If your main interest is music making and you are considering building a modular, it is wise to design the entire thing before hand, do not just start building modules with no final goal to work towards, have every module mapped out and just build it right through, not a little at a time trying to evolve the perfect setup, that is the surest way to end up trading music for building.
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>>1559169
What would you consider the minimum required modules for a decent analog synth?

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whats up /diy/ i have a bit of a crossroads in life atm so ill just lay it all out. Ive been offered an apprenticeship in being an auto sparky and right now ive been working with a fridgy as a trade assistant which isnt a full time job and it is a job i do find interest in and enjoy. im 19 yrs old so its not too late to jump ship in trades if i were to finish this auto spark apprenticeship. any auto electricians who regret doing this trade or dont? should i follow my 'Dream' /diy/ or just grow up and take this apprenticeship by the balls pls help me
TL'DR
>offered auto sparky apprenticeship not much interest
>working casual with a fridgy like this job heaps
>wat do?
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>>1559193
Refrigeration is far better than anything automotive. Stick with it and never waste your time on vehicles again, there are plenty of niggers out there that do it for free.

TOOL BELT THREAD
Post pictures of your tool bearing equipment!
>occupation
>tool belt
>and what tools go in it

im putting together a tool belt, and im curious what goes in it. i've never had to use a belt before because i usually just work in my garage on cars, but lately ive been helping a friend work on a house he just bought. feel free to pop in and share your wisdom
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>>1555187

nah im pretty sure hes just cosplaying a terrorist holding a counter terrorist diffuse kit

you know what they say, dont be a fucking faggot piece of shit nigger, buy a diffuser
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>>1555194
Leave it to the guy complaining about Unions protecting your job from being undercut by illegal immigrants, to support buying chinese made tools instead of USA made tools from fellow hardworking americans.
Baffling
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>>1556370
Kek, I don’t think they’re a had thing, but a lot of them are run by greedy fucks.
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I have like five of those Rock River rubber bottom backpacks from Fastenal for all of my tools.
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>>1553968

I wanna make a leather bloody mary tool belt. That crazy old fuck with the Tabasco holster got me thinking how wpic it would be to have everything you need on a belt and just walk around bartending.

We have bloody mary night a couple times a year and way overdo it. We run the smoker for bacon and brisket, smoke veggies and shit. It's a trip. Like a meal in a glass. Highly recommend

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Looking for advice anons. I'm in the process of buying a home. I was supposed to close tomorrow but at final walk through today I was told the owner let the furnace kick off during the polar vortex. It looks like some pipes froze and burst as there is water coming from a few spots in the baseboard heaters. I'm obviously not closing on a house like this. What is the average cost of repair for something like this? Would the entire plumbung system need to be inspected and if so what can I expect that to cost? I dont plan on paying it but I believe the seller is cash-poor at the moment and may pull the house from the market if the cost is too great.
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>>1558261
Thumb tacks!

Just hang the damn thing.
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I need the easiest, cheapest, way to make a bed frame. It can just be the box. It needs to be sturdy enough so I can pound my gf against it and tall enough for my lanklet ass. Every tutorial online is some stupid shipping crate meme.

Any suggestions?
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>>1548363
That could easily be tens of thousands of dollars if the house is water heated and those are fucked.
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>>1548363
Bullshit. Close on it retard and tell then u want 5k off. Then youtube how to pex>>1548363
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>>1558923
Just use 2 by 8s. That’s basically what mine is from the furniture store with a couple big lag bolts on each corner holding the side beams to the headboard and baseboard.

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I haven't paid rent and I suspect my landlord will evict me at any moment. I know he will send officers to my place eventually and they will possibly try to break my door down, or drill into the lock.

What can I do to reinforce the door so that it's basically impenetrable? It's the only point of access to my place and I need it to be strong as heck
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>>1555781
Yeah, and they will let it slide so everyone gets the message "if you fuck with us real hard we will back off". They'd rather wipe the whole building off the ground.
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>>1555793
This. Google “branch davidians Waco”
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>>1542550
Over not paying rent? Get the current year out of here.
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>>1541682
You fucking idiot... the cops WILL get in and they will get in fast unless you do some major construction.

But, since this is troll thread like the rest good luck
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>>1541695
Landlord also. If the correct paperwork is filed then the cops 100% can AND WILL kick the door in and push your shit in.

Not all states are communist cocksmokes with squatters rights.

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Welcome to /SQTDDTOT/, where there are no stupid questions, only stupid anons. At least try to google it. Old thread >>1545158

My old drill had this slot ( see photos ) where I could put drill bits. My new one doesn't have one. Is there some sort of attachment I could glue to the handle to provide same functionality? All I'm finding is stupid shit the attached photo holster.
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>>1557564
>What do? How do I get rid all of spiders at home?

Remove all vegetation that touches the outside of your house, and eliminate as many gravel/stone beds around nearby as well (spiders fucking LOVE those).

Reduce moisture in the house as much as you can, as spiders will dessicate quickly in a dry environment. This is why they hang out in the bathroom/kitchen often. Simple stuff like keeping the bathroom door always closed and venting with the bathroom window all the time can help a lot.

Since you're kinda phobic, I'm not gonna recommend getting under the house to install a damp-proof membrane because the odds of you coming across 8-legged big boyes is pretty high down there. But you could hire someone to get this put down. It should dry the house out a lot since moisture rises, and covering the ground stops a major source of it in your home.
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>>1558093
Why concrete? Wood may be a better choice.

Also, is the original unsalvageable? Plastic can be glued pretty effectively in many instances.
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>>1558727
You might get better results using a moss slurry. Guides online for how to do that, and you'd just need to sacrifice one of your existing moss balls to give it a try.
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>>1559105
Gonna need to fault-find. Basic option is to open it up while powered on, and carefully (CAREFULLY) jiggle likely wires/connections to see if you can trigger it into not buzzing. That way you might find the right spot to focus on.

More complicated, is getting a multimeter and testing all over to find the fault.

Don't fucking electrocute yourself though.
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I find I use this tool a lot to prune my avacado tree

what's the knipex quality tier version of them?

something that makes the cutting more effortless after prolonged cutting

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confess
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>>1556941
Linus is that you?
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>>1557008
No fuck that kid. His videos are garbage.
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>>1552559
Where is you picture with Newports in it?
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>>1557043
Meh, I haven’t worked retail in like 10 years.
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>>1540415
No

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If you need help understanding pic-related you are in the right place, but please check the sidebar before posting.

previous debacle: >>1545302
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>>1558859
Then pick one yourself. Remember that if chips from a family (e.g. F103) share same pin count (e.g. F103C) they are pin-to-pin compatible. You could get a better chip and then swap the one in Bluepill if you're familiar with a heat gun. Assuming you need prototyping board just to prototype things.
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>>1558845
>Delivery Time: 43-59
Jesus do you not live in a country that has digikey? In canada I pay $8 shipping on all orders and get it the next day.
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>>1558939
>Then pick one yourself
I want one that is smaller than the first one in my list that isn't on Aliexpress yet. I'll probably buy all of them.

>Remember that if chips from a family (e.g. F103) share same pin count (e.g. F103C) they are pin-to-pin compatible. You could get a better chip and then swap the one in Bluepill if you're familiar with a heat gun. Assuming you need prototyping board just to prototype things.

I didn't know that, but it doesn't seem like they have a 48 pin, 512 kb flash chip. What else would I need to change in order to use a mcu with a higher flash memory? Change that address where the code is written to?

>>1559006
I do but it costs like 50$ plus taxes. Almost anything that comes from China and is smaller than a shoe box isn't taxed.
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>512 kb flash
Can you try and go for 256 kb? To make the application that big you would have to use a LOT of libraries AND turn off all optimizations.
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>>1559016
>512 kb flash
If most of that is a data, not a runnable code, you could drop-in an external SPI flash memory like W25Q80DVSSIG for additional 1 megabyte of data for something like 50 cents. Cannot run code, tough.

If you explain the memory layout of your application that would help me to help you.

Does anyone make a guide on the frequency that things should be cleaned? You know, for the home? Like how often sheets should be changed? How often the bathroom should be scrubbed?

My mother was bipolar and would beat us for chores randomly. I never really received good feedback on if I did enough or did it right. Now that I'm living on my own I'm curious to know what normal is.
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>>1558809
I'm from the UK and I can say he's right basically everyone I know has just a duvet.
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>>1559084
Shared housing is a fucking write-off as far as keeping your space to a standard goes. So glad to be past that phase of my life.
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>>1558198
Excellent response.

How do you get hair out of towels? I’ve had a problem with hair balls or hair stuck in my towels recently.
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>>1559084
I think cleaning the whole kitchen up would sometime be too demanding, depending how you define clean up.
Its perfectly fine if you are saying one should put the leftover back into refrigerator or into the rubbish bin. But if you're saying washing all the dishes, pans and other shit, wouldn't the food be cold already?
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>>1558809
I was literally in a hotel in London (Tottenham Court Road). The bed had a duvet.

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A Spoonful Of Failure Edition
Old thread: >>1552433

All the info you need about 3D-printing: https://pastebin.com/7Sb4TVdy

>Need help with prints? Go to:
https://www.simplify3d.com/support/print-quality-troubleshooting/

If that doesn't help you solve your print problems, please post:
>A picture of the failed part
>Printer make & model
>Filament type/brand
>Bed & extruder temperature
>Print speed


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>>1559143
He typed 1.2mm instead of .12, obviously. For reference's sake, >>1558571 is a 200% Benchy @ 0.6mm layer height, and they're literally five times as big as >>1551587.

Golden ratio for Ender/Prusa is x*0.06mm layer heights, 0.04 and 0.0.5 are going to achieve worse results.
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>>1559144
You say 0.06, other people say 0.04, one guy said his prints best at 0.05; I think the cumulative effects of everything that's going on including actual nozzle diameter vs nominal is more complicated than some simple analysis of the geometry of the plastic bead that the nozzle puts down.

I wonder how it would behave if the extruder was mounted on the top extrusion like a multimaterial prusa.
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>>1559143
>it was 1.2mm layer height and I believe him
Are you fucking high?
It was obviously a typo, which he stated later

I can see from your brand new looking Ender bed that you can't have much experience.

>If you think that is perfect then you should really raise your standards.
Your autism is bending your reality mate
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>>1559151
It has nothing to do with nozzle geometry. Layer height can be up to 80% of nozzle diameter, which all of that is obviosuly below unless you're using a 0.06mm nozzle (why.jpg). I has everything to do with the way your steppers can move: the usual 200 steps/rototation mean you have 1.8 degrees per step, and that means the minimal Z resolution (without messy microstepping) is 0.06mm on Prusa/Ender models.
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>>1559151
The magic numbers for the Ender 3 Z-axis are 0.04mm and 0.0025mm. Those are the full step and 1/16th microstep values.

Although because the Z-axis has a tendency to bind, I don't think a consistent single microstep resolution is very likely to happen (as it only has 1/16th the torque, 6.25%, to use for that move), I tend to use full step divisible layers (0.04, 0.08, 0.12, 0.16, 0.20, 0.24 and 0.28) and (when I use it) limit adaptive layers to half-step resolution of 0.02mm.

But as long as it is evenly divisible by 0.0025, it technically should be fine.

Bought a casket. What do?

>be me
>ride around town in my shitbox limbo
>see casket on a buddy's trailer
>bumber.jpg
>not super close so i leave it be
>sits out for a few weeks in the rain and snow
>the only thing big enough besides a person is his massive fucking horse-dog
>descides fuck it
>his dog looks pretty spry
>catch him outside
>"yeah, about this weather huh..."
>"So what's with the casket?"
>local funeral home loaned it for a spook house. Has a small dent in the corner and a couple dents on top that look like hail damage.

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>>1558890
use it to decorate nex...mmmm....How urban s the place where you live?
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>>1558915
It's flyover country. 80% retired. 99% caucasian
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>>1558890
>loaned
Give it back to the funeral home he stole it from
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>>1558931
Under 3,000 people live in my county. We have 1 flashing stoplight. I was going to give the funeral home director cash but he was busy. Paid my buddy and tossed it in the truck.

I assume it got dropped and insurance claimed because nobody gave a shit about it for 8 months.
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Get a human sized doll and dress it up like a corpse and put it inside.
Add some servo motor with a discretely hidden arm to open the lid automatically.
Add a motion detection sensor to detect when someone is near it.
Hook everything up to an Arduino or something, with a speaker for spooky noises.
When someone stands infront of it for a bit, have it make spooky noises and occasionally open the lid a bit with the servo.

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I can come by a used shipping container for free and was thinking of burying it in my backyard to have some sort of bunker. It would be great for safety if there ever is a huge fire or poisen gas outside but mostly I wanna use it for fun (fix electrical and plumming and maybe have a few beers with my friends).

What is a good way to isolate it all so it doesn't get cold in winter?
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>>1559155
because those tubes are to support another container by its matching tubes, they don't add structural integrity to the top.
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>>1559152
It's a strong steel frame wrapped in as little as possible. Only the frame is strong and the sides and top are just there to keep the weather out.
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>>1559162
How do they lock the connectors on a vertical stack of containers?

Like it you see a flatbed truck it'll have locking handles all around where the container mounts on, but that only works for the lowest container in the stack
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>>1559186
Some of them have an inset so the bottom of the top container fits into the top of the bottom container.

Some of them just sit on top of each other, they're too heavy even when empty to slide off unless the ship was on a very extreme angle, and at that point the ship is sinking anyway. I have never seen shipping containers stacked higher than 1 high on a truck
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>>1559187
I figured they would take greater care to prevent losing containers, since you often hear about a ship hitting a big wave and losing a bunch of containers in a storm.

I just figured that was freak accidents or accidentally forgetting to secure the stacks, rather than just stacking them up loose and hoping for the best. Interesting.

Hobbyist poorfag here. I want to build a cnc machince that is capable of milling aluminum no matter how slow. I don't really want to spend more than $300. I already have a router that Id use initially and a 3d printer to help get parts. Is this really a feasible goal and has anyone looked at builds using 3d printers. Im looking at 3 of them
>https://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-DIY-CNC-Machine/
>https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3004773
>https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:724999
Or should I just buy a CNC 3018 for $250.
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>>1559181
With bearing blocks? Last time I checked for my conversion it came in at around 100$ per axis. I only looked at 20mm+ though.
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>>1559184
Without bearing blocks, 12mm.
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>>1559185
35€ with blocks. A no brainer in a 1k build but still it's a third of the budget.

I really understand the desire to have a cnc mill for cheap but if you go too low you either will have paid more to get less in the end as some people already mentioned or you have a machine which gives you constant troubles and worse results than you could achieve with a chisel and some files in the same time.
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>>1559174
Of course you can get a simple tube a lot cheaper - steel or aluminium.
It's just not anywhere near as nice for prototyping as something like T-slot.
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>>1558922
The conduit and plastic is pretty rigid, the ball bearings the carriage rides on have axial play that adds up real quick, there is very little lateral stiffness on the spindle.


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