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Has anyone successfully found a match for a glass fixture before? I have serious doubts about finding another one of these. They literally don't make seeded glass like this anymore.
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>>1685820
my 1964 apartment i rented a few years ago had something like that over the kitchen sink (but not as long, maybe 12", the place was in good shape but not updated hardly since it was built. neat fixture, but my glass was white striped decal.
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>>1685717
fpbp
/thread
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>>1685915
you only think this because you're retarded. I wouldn't be asking if it was that easy to find. Do you see how this Home Depot lookalike is not at all similar? Plus the fitter size is important too obviously. My best bet is probably to commission one but don't act like the question is trivial.
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>>1685922
Well, that is an over the mirror bathroom fixture. That is why it has a power switch and an outlet. So, uhh, weird?
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>>1685704
Those are fairly common in antique stores, you may have to buy the fixture with it, but you should be able to find one without much issue.

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im stupid as fuck can one of you insufferable fruitcakes explain this to me?

which is the shit and which is the piss?
is it 100% for shit, and 50% for piss?
is it empty of shit, half full of shit?

ive been flushing all these toilets over and over again trying to figure this out so i can save water
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>>1685673
>left many duces unflushed in Italy and France
>Fuck Europe
nice dude
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>>1685678
I swear to God, there is a restaurant in Susa, Italy that has such a motherfucking Rube Goldberg toilet-flush system than even Dick Feynman couldn't figure that shit out.

I spent THIRTY PLUS FUCKING MINUTES trying to dispel my own waste to the nether world, flipping this, pushing that, and basically disassembling the entire toilet like I was Dick Trethewey from This Old House.

Nothing worked! My father-in-law from Ornica was banging on the door and shouting in Bergamasque, thinking I'd stroked out on the shitter like Elvis.

Finally, I gave up and walked out proud and strong. And old German broad immediately charged into the bathroom, and surely must have made close contact with my bobbing butt log. It was heavily scented with good prosciutto and aged Parmesano Reggiano.

I don't know, man. I'd rather shit in a hole in the dirt like a nasty sand cat, than ever be in Europe again.
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>>1684830
>tfw mom found the piss reservoir
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>>1685946

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OP fucked up & put the subject in the wrong box edition.

Previous thread >>1655489

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In /rcg/ we discuss anything & everything remote controlled - multirotors, fixed wing, cars, rovers, helis, boats, submarines, battlebots, lawnmowers, etc.

>How do I get started with racing drones?

https://oscarliang.com/mini-quad-racing-guide/

https://www.fpvknowitall.com/ultimate-fpv-shopping-list/

> How to build a racing drone (16 part video series from Joshua Bardwell)

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The next update of betaflight might be in a week or so. Its gonna make RPM filtering more available to people.

I guess if you have BL heli s ESC's you can use RPM filtering now if you buy a new firmware for them.
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Flat hex maiden went well today! I think if anything it was actually *too* overpowered & didn't have enough throttle resolution beneath hover resolution - but that is easily addressable by actually loading it up with a fun payload &/or going down to 9" props from the 10" props it currently has. My hometown is celebrating Pride this weekend so it seemed particularly apt to maiden a rainbow pulsing LED hex today :3

>>1685518
iNav is *far* less mature than Arducopter, but it has the benefit of using the same configurator as betaflight/cleanflight if you're already familiar with that. As somebody who has been using both the betaflight/cleanflight configurator & Ardupilot's Mission Planner for years, the former is definitely more user friendly, but honestly the latter isn't exactly inaccessible to new users.

>>1685965
What specifically are you curious about? I use a Hakko FX-888D iron with a bunch of different tips, a Brymen multimeter, a cheap chinabrand bench power supply, Dewalt drill/driver. Turnigy hex drivers, Japanese Engineer brand snips/pliers/strippers, Tickitape PVC tape.
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My gnarlyfpv Primo 3 kit showed up a while back.

I have quite a few micros and toothpicks under my belt at this point, and this thing is simply the nicest one on the market by a wide margin.
This goes beyond ease of build and fit/finish considerations - the actual carbon fiber plate is significantly stronger than other frames I have at the same thickness.

It is also one of the lightest, if not THE lightest 3" quad you can build. A drop-in transfer of Mobula or Sailfly components comes in at around 50 grams.

3" props. 50 grams. I have never flown anything else quite like it. 1102 high kv motors do not really have enough torque for 3" props but disc loading is so low that handling is superb anyway. Amp draw is down to ~1.5a or less for relaxed flight, where ~2.5a was the norm on 2.5" props. This results in a full minute of additional flight time on a 3s 300mah

Still waiting on further maturation in the toothpick market before I move up to 4s. I expect that 12 minute flights will be possible on micro quads by this time next year. Maybe even normal.
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where can I talk about my roomba. I need a service manual for the 5100/6100/7100 series - I'm getting right wheel errors. took it apart and didn't see anything obvious.

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Anyone here have experience making their own inks?

Right now I'm trying to put an ink together that has these properties:
>fluorescent
>invisible in normal light (or close to invisible)
>adheres to stainless steel
>liquid enough to be used with a clear stamp

I've tried diluting highlighter ink in water, and there is a sweet spot where the ink is barely noticeable in normal light, and is still fluorescent, but it's not stamping clearly enough on the steel.

I'm about to try diluting it in alcohol instead. Any other ideas?
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>>1686052
Tried come yet?
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It's okay to glow in the dark

I have one corner of my room that has black mold, i am thinking about repainting my room so i have to get rid of that, how could i remove it?
I have found online that bleach, baking soda or vinegar are good for it but most people say one works better and others don't.
Which one should i try?
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>>1682022
no amount of any chemicals actually kill mold. removing all materials that have mold in them is the only thing that works
>>1682760
>not at all
fucking retard
it really depends on the person. but mold is definitely bad for your health, especially if it's where you live.
>>1682905
mold doesn't just go away my man, it hibernates until the conditions go back to being ideal for it's growth
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>>1682760
False. I had mould behind my walls that I didnt know about. Only lived there for a few weeks and my breathing got so bad I booked a doctor's appointment. I was literally struggling to breathe and once I identified the problem it went away in a few weeks
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>>1684359
Depends. How bad is it?
For example, in my state there has to be like at least a six foot section of "black mold" along the wall for it to be a code violation, with penalties to fix.
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>>1684595
Bullshit, if it's "behind the wall" it's behind the wall. The spores were not airbourne
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>>1682905
you likely have mold on the framing behind the wall too

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I want to learn how to make fish hooks, not for any practical reason but more just to add a skill under my belt.

Are there any good resources for this? I want to make average wire thin hooks with needle sharp points, but i dont know where to start.
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Wait a minute guys, OP may be onto something here. He could get say, .020" drill rod, hand bend it into a hook with and eye and everything, harden and temper it, and sell them for $3-$5 each to hipsters. I'm only half shit posting here, I think there may be enough dumbasses out there that would buy this shit.
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>>1686026
>metallurgy
>fishing hooks
get over yourself mate
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>>1686038
It would be easy enough to make the hook like that, but what about the barb? Maybe hipsters buying "handmade" hooks wouldn't care, though.
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>>1686050
Couple of licks with a needle file, possibly use a form (a fuller basically) and smack it with a hammer as your first step in production, advertise it as rustic.
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>>1686050
That’s the other part I’m trying to figure out, I need a wire stock that can be heat treated to support the weight of a fish, and I need to figure out how to make sharp barbs,

How the hell do you get perfectly smooth walls? My house was built in the late 60's and there are nail pops everywhere and you can see the horizontal and vertical ridges where the sheetrock boards meet. I've been rolling on layers of compound on the entire wall, waiting, then sanding over and over and fucking over and small bubbles still come through, small ridges etc. Is this normal? Is it even possible to not get small imperfections like this? Will a thick primer and paint cover what's too small to cover with compound? When I take a bright lamp to the wall I don't see nail pops or the seams of the boards anymore, just the little shit I stated.
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>>1684279
Only Beun de Haas would use that

Alabastine MuurGlad is made for lazy and frugal boomers
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>>1684280
This is true but that cracks easily. Mostly MP75 is done in 5mm coats. Rotband even has an explicit minimum of 5mm
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>>1682007
you idiot a prooer plaster is simply using a no sand cement, your walls will be smooth as hell if you only use cement and water
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my advice is to use an orbital sander and a high grit. but regardless, ive come to hate plaster so much during renovations that i think im going to build my house without it.
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>replace nails with screws to reduce popping
>get gud
I've taped entire rooms with no experience. The site supervisor had me do the first two coats of mud, then had the taper come in. The taper asked why he was there, because the walls were fine. Suck less.

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memes aside, whats better for /diy/

imperial or metric?
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>>1683959
Holy shit. My first and last name are equal to 12 letters
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>>1683970
Yeah, the boomers still use stones, but they'll be dead soon enough.
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>>1684098
>Metric system, a made up system not based on anything
Like most units of measure, the units of the metric system were based on perceptual quantities of the natural world. But they also had definitions in terms of stable relationships in that world: a metre was defined not by the span of a man's arms like a toise, but on a quantitative measure of the earth
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>>1685502
Based Nostradamus
Include me in the screencap
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It don't matter
None of this matters

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.-- . .-.. -.-. --- .... .-.-.--
FAQ:
ftp://50.31.112.231/pub/radio_FAQ_Preview8.htm
Previous: >>1672665
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>>1685363
>The FFC didn't put a sticker on my radio, so I can't buy it
Land of the free!
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>>1685363
>doesn't have an FCC ID
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What are the chances this guy and Jimmy Saville were friends?
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Why is ham radio dominated by men?

Anyone made they own playing cards at home? I'm making a card game and would rather not
1. print on regular paper and glue etc (have a lot of cards)
2. order online because it'll take a month to get it delivered
what i'm looking for maybe some little machine that can print and cut playing cards in thick paper.

have tried to search around but stuff like "machine to cut poker cards" get me a bunch of results like pic related (industry machines) or something that produces crappy cuts from regular paper.

anyone have experience in this? need to make hundreds of cards for my prototype, which is why i really want a machine -- but not industrial tier for thousands of quality cards.

problem is i dont want too crappy quality either so i can get a good feel on how it would be like to play the finished game. i think test playing with crappy standard glued-together paper would be demoralizing
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shit, the thread i made on /tg/ has already 404d while this one is still on page 3. didnt think /tg/ moved that much faster than /diy/
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Here's the solution btw for anyone looking for the same:
>Silhouette Cameo
https://youtu.be/TBaiYCinwh8

Knew there was a market for hobbyist cutters. As luck would have it looks like model 4 is on its way, releasing the 27th of this month:
https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/shop/SILH-CAMEO-4-WHT-W

Haven't looked for alternatives, maybe there are more similar "hobby cutters" out there.
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Get bulk used cards of the size you want. Example Magic The Gathering cards. Gey bulk sleeves for them. Print out your designed cards on normal paper. Cut them. Put the MTG card in a sleeve, insert paper in front of it. Bulk cards are cheap as fuck.
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>>1685195
Just get a cheap laser cutter from whoever your favourite online chinese tat seller is.
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>>1685809
would work if it didn't involve almost 500 cards, many with no static backside (dual print)

>>1685864
don't have a favourite online chinese tat seller and i dont have space for a laser cutter, those things are big and require ventilation

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got these absolutely beautiful late 1800's terra cotta glazed facade stone
have about 45 of em
any ideas what to do? theyre not really suited for paver or patio
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>>1685534
Well fuck

https://youtu.be/5-3jHG5Pofo
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>>1685759
that looks jarring and almost horrifying
>>1685534
i already have 3 sheds one for masonry one for woodworking and one for animal husbandry/farming
>>1685787
this is actually a.legit idea. did not consider this. infact thats probably what most resellers do i have flawless ones(not all same material/color/pattern) but one flawless of each pattern
you may have just made.me alot of money. i acquired these from a home demo by owner is a historic part of town
i dont knpw about reproduction though
these have a very tellling set of burnmarks from original castings and then the glazed they used was how it was dated. i could do simple crete molds and fake glaze it but i mean theres no faking some of these things its literally (maybe not.lost tech) but shit no one does anymore
the material and age add to everything
how hard is it to do terracotta mold thrn glaze? i COULD build a furnace to bake and glaze it but ive never made brick/block/facade
very interesting
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>>1685469
and also apparently that lattice block on the right in its color and condition might be one of the most valuable building materials ive ever owned
>>1685787
like he said, basically
its an open ended piece of a pattern(no side walls or retarded stone specific differences)
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>>1685787
This
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>>1685057
bruh thats styrofoam

Guys does this require medical attention I'm really not sure I close a door on my thumb and my tip is smashed almost completely off.
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>>1685847
Driving licenses are currency in America?
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>>1685906
Imagine drinking all that koolaid and believing people think healthcare is free.
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>>1685939
Jesus.
Bong here, I pay about $10 less a month and that covers everything except dental, and prescription charges ($11 per item). No co-pays, no lab costs ... nothing. Pre-existing conditions don't exist here as we're covered from conception.
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>>1685939
Thanks for the info, cool to know how things work overseas.
Considering your salaries are much higher, it doesn't seem too bad.
But you'll never see your 82 y/o grandpa take medications for a value of 36k/year for literally free (plus doctor visits at home, etc.).
The most you pay is a 26€ ticket.
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>>1685985
Because Bing do not count the increased amount they pay in taxes towards that health care. Costs for healthcare between like nations tends to even out a fair amout once you factor everything in.

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how do I open the back of one of these? I'm trying to model it for project
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Stop it Tyrone
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>>1686031
if you're trying to open the lock because you forgot the combination, just cut a piece of aluminum can and cram it in the shackle part.
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>>1686031
If you really want to know how they work Google Matthias Wandel. He did a mock up on YouTube already that actually works.
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nah I'm trying to take it apart for a CAD project

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Hello, im doing an cristal epoxi resin coating on top of a wood board and i was short on the amount of epoxi, i tried to even it out but theres a big patch where it left big holes.
Im gonna apply a second coat but by the time i get it the first one will be completely dry.

Does anyone know how this is gonna end up looking, i know it wont be great but will the division between one part and the other be very noticeable?

pic related is the patchy part
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>>1685407
Obviously.

Just like any 2-part anything, you have to mix both parts separately before mixing together.

Do another coat with everything properly mixed to cover it up
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>>1685474
Depends on the epoxy.

Commercial flooring epoxy is stronger than concrete
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ok i added the second coat but i over did it, its uneven as fuck.

would it be sensible to start with a grit 200 sandpaper work myself up to 10.000 and then buff it?
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>>1685910
I also would like to know. I fucked up my table years ago. Ignored it since because it's so frustrating.
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>>1686015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-T-xWZlJEY

apparently you can but that video looks like bullshit i would like it confirmed. Also could i start at grid say 120 and then skip to 1500 and then to buffing?

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Hello /diy/, let's suppose you have ample savings and need to make a small second-story 12' x 12' bedroom completely soundproof. Suppose there are loud phone calls being taken in the next room all day long and that you want to block this out completely. Not just bring it down to a dull rumble, but completely shut it out.

Can this be done, if money is no object? (I obviously can't pour concrete though.)
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>>1685959
how bout all the other shit you got wrong?

like everything including that

also I dont think you did say that.

gutter people gonna gutter.
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>>1685959
I would like for you to explain the concept of a vacuum. I dont think you understand what it is or why it works so well to insulate from sound?

god your a gutter person.

there once was a man from a gutter.
whos brain was the consistency of butter.
he was bad at math
his whole life was trash
and he refused to take a bath
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>>1685941
>one-foot-cube vacuum chamber
>5psi vacuum inside
>+4000 lbs load on the outside
>OSB
Sure, double up on 3/4 inch OSB and it will take that load.

You don't want to go beyond around a foot span between the supports of the frame, but for a foot the OSB will suffice.
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>>1685594
underrated post
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>>1685554
>second-story bedroom
Sex dungeons are in the basement. What do you think dungeon means?


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