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What are the capabilities of a 7500/6000 watt generator
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Don't charge laptop/phones etc with a generator like that op. Only inverter generators rectify and are safe for laptops/phones etc
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i believe its capable of generating a certain amount of ac power. im lost as to how much...
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>>1669026
I ran my whole office (2 computers, router, printer, internet stuff) along with 4 fridge/freezer units and charged phones, ran lights etc on a hour power outage a few weeks ago on a 6000/7500W generator. No issues with anything electronic. Ran it that way for 9 hours.
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>>1669118
Also charged power tool batteries on it. Altogether it only used about 2 gallons of gas.
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>>1667829
https://youtu.be/x2SoT3Wu7pI

When the SHTF, it will run a for a couple of hours and make a fuck ton of noise...
People of color will think you have surplus and will come rape you in the middle of the night

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Hoping to see that anon's 3D printed plane fly edition.

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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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>>1669219
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>>1669221
Itd be easy enough to swap out the motors and other electronics in the car itself but I think youd be better off replacing the transmitter entirely.
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>>1669229
I have a dx6i but i doubt they'd talk to each other. I dont know. I'm either going to replace the transmitter contacts or wire in something rechargable if the 6i cannot into 90s rc.

>pic related.

It appears at least the mudd daubers are a fan.
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These 4 AA batteries power the steering servo and "motherboard?" Takes a 7.2v for the motors.

Already has a handy little hole to run wires and tie into the input wires for the board. This way i can throw some trash 4 pack of AA for testing. It's 6v though and i think most lithium is 3.7v. maybe i can go with the 7.4v (2 lithium) and a 6v step down?
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>potatoe phone.

I'm a little confused. 2 really small black wires come out of the motor housings and attatch where circled.

Wtf are these for?
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This is all the further i can get today. Kept "loosing" tools so i took them all home. Don't have any way to get some small bolts or the wheels off.

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Choose.
Wisely.
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>>1665816
I’m not partying at all
>antivibe
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>>1662060

was at the bottom of the list and just got this
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>>1662046
nice weight reduction design
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>>1663200
That's actually a training round.
You put the cheese charges on the bottom and go collect the round afterwards. We basically never use them. Looks like American 81mm.
11C here, I know.
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>>1669186
>Looks like American 81mm
>ching-chang chicken scratches in lower-right corner

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I want to dig a tunnel from my basement to my barn. It would be about 15 meters long, and wide/tall enough to crawl through somewhat comfortably. Has anyone here done something similar?
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Unless you're fucking el chapo forget it. Digging a tunnel isna stupid idea.
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>>1656299
Do you think he will escape? I'm rooting for him.
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>>1668638
I have a sweet /diy/ life hack for you! Kys! That way you dont have to deal with how fucking stupid you are.
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Any idea how to dig trough really big and hard stone. From what I have gathered the island I'm digging on is just pile of rocks with dirt on top.
I had this theory that if I got a blowtorch I could try heating up the rock and then make it crack with cold water, any idea if this is safe?
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>>1656770
Cut and cover was how the very first tunnels were constructed.

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My bike just got stolen and I'm fucking pissed. I want to build a simple tracking device that I can hook up to the next one, so that I can call the thief a faggot to his face next time.

The idea is to send out a simple pulse at a fixed frequency. At regular intervals the pulse will be short, and then every ten or so it will be longer to aid direction finding. Power will be about 1W from a homemade vertica dipole antenna. Device should be small, battery life should be long.
1. What materials are needed? I have an old baofeng I can take apart but I'd be willing to throw in an arduino instead, for example.
2. What frequencies can you most likely do this on without getting visited by government assholes?
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>>1669223
>faggot
Sorry, I meant nigger
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>>1669223
Or build a gps and put in on your bike. If your town is small enough that you can get a signal from the bike right now you know who stole it.
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>>1669224
No, you meant faggot. It's the 21st century, it's alright if you want to suck his cock, OP. What you should really be doing is investing in a decent bike lock so your shit doesn't get stolen again.
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You need:
An arduino
A sim card module
A GPS module
Battery, e.g. 18650
A fucking google

Make device wake up every 5 minutes and read text messages, and if a "what a fucking nigger" message is received, you turn on the GPS and respond with coordinates.

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What is the best /diy/ way to prepare for societal collapse?
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>>1657501
Or bic...

BIC Classic Lighter, Assorted Colors, 50-Count Tray https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BQEFUOA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_jqsxDbTZRQJ25


Maybe even get a bunch of zippos?
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>>1657501
Buy as many dragon dildos as possible.
We won't be able to manufacture them for a while until society is rebuilt.
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>>1669256
Pfffft. Wtf ever man. Dickfarmer here. Yall get me 55 gallon drums of 2 part caating silicone of your preference, plaster or other means for a mold like gel coated carbon fiber for mass production, and yalls biggest concern will be what color do you want it.

I'm seriously tempted to cast a schlong 3 times the size of the biggest bad draggon just for laffs.
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>>1669260
>I'm seriously tempted to cast a schlong 3 times the size of the biggest bad draggon just for laffs.
Fykcing do it dude. Make a video and post if on leddit. Then make an auction on ebay. Some fag is bound to buy it
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>>1669260
>I'm seriously tempted to cast a schlong 3 times the size of the biggest bad draggon just for laffs.
I guarantee if you do it, someone will buy it and use it. There is no shortage of people who destroy their holes.

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Welcome to woodworking general, here we discuss the working of wood and the tools and techniques of working wood. So far we tend to be mostly hand tool folk with a slant towards cabinetry and carving but all are welcome and we have some capable power tool folk amount our ranks. General carpentry question such as framing/decking/general construction seems to get a better response in the /qtddtot/ or /sqt/.

Old thread >>1642232

The Essential /wwg/ library.
Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking, gives you everything you need and shows you how to do it multiple ways from hand tools to power tools and gives you the knowledge to determine which is best, and then he teaches you how to apply what you learned.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1561588261

Chris Pye wrote the book on carviing and keeps on writing them.
https://www.chrispye-woodcarving.com/

The eastern tradtion, Japanese Woodworking Tools: Their Tradition, Spirit and Use by Toshio Odate
https://www.amazon.com/dp/0941936465

Leonard Lee The Complete Guide to Sharpeninig, how to sharpen most everything.

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>>1657399
complete retard here, looking to make some basic shelves, figured I would route a dado in the board and hope I do it right
if I've got plywood clamped on top of it for the router, how do I make sure that the wood there is square or that I'm cutting square?
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I'm back with my spoons. Pic related is from a scrap piece of chinese willow from my garden, obviously not the best piece of wood. The wood is very white and pretty bland, I'd like to change that, do you think coffee/chicorum dye would do the trick ? Or any other idea ? After the dye I plan to apply linseed oil, which add a sligt yellowish color.

The dye should be food grade anyway.

I know i should use better wood to begin with but i'm completely new to woodworking so for now i'm only messing around/experimenting with the wood i already have in my shed.
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Don't know jack about AC house power but was hoping to put together some kind of AC relay to power a diy dust collector. Are these things routinely this expensive? Seems a bit much.
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how hard is it to make a somewhat classic rowing boat? Preferably with wood boards, not sheets like plywood sheets

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i have 3 sets of encyclopedias on my bookshelves. what can i repurpose them as? i was thinking secret compartment books since they are thick. maybe make book shelves from them. hold them dor when shtf and i can become lord of 1960's knowledge? other ideas?
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>>1666479
>Your image is too small
>Posts an even smaller image
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>>1665028
What does the 1960's encyclopedia say about the holocaust? I'm genuinely curious.

Also if books of that size have no other value you can make book safes and sell them on etsy
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>>1665226
Bullshit. Few years back I went through a 1910 encyclopedia. Fascinating articles. One was about the electric trolley systems and early electric cars. Detailed cutaways of the batteries, wiring, and motors, Wonderful stuff. Another was a complete breakdown on tobacco processing down to describing the ammonia pickling methods for cigarettes and the like. I've never seen that sort of in depth articles ever posted online.
There is alot to learn from the old books if you just take the time to enjoy them.
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>>1666479
Good one
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>>1665891
No. Just ... no. I was part owner of an estate sale business for a few years. We literally (and by that, I mean the literal definition of "literally", not the modern post-pop usage) could not give encyclopedias away. Now, maybe there's a first-edition EB set from the Mesozoic that's worth more than a turkey sandwich, but Fred & Ethel Homebody don't have them in their attic.

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I'd like to make a system where the blood from the eyes goes underneath and comes out of them again, like he is constantly crying.Does anyone have any idea on how could this be achievable?
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>>1668712
Put him in a pot, like a pizza over plate, that collects the blood like a fountain and then pump it back up
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>>1668712
Buy 2 desktop fountains. Gut them. Lots of red food coloring and water in a bowl

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How would you make a legit time capsule? Most of them suffer from water leakage, humidity and shit like that
What's your best take on this stuff?
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>>1668585
Let's ask yo mama. She should know.
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>>1667146
Only correct answer
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>>1668569
are you retarded?

if shit hits fan and USD is worthless nobody is going to value boomer gold , you cuck.

also $1k gets you to the border
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>>1666756
Pvc
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PVC is nice idea, just put dry ice or liquid nitrogen in it... Just enough to send it to 10psi and no more than that.... That should keep anything out.

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What is this thing called that covers the hole where the lines come out? Home Depot or Lowes does not have them, and an HVAC supplier had no idea what I'm talking about. A contractor said he just caulks the hole and that these are custom made. I doubt a builder that does 3k houses per year has these specially made for them.
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>>1668806
>how would I go about making a 40"-42" handle for this thing
get a four foot piece of seasoned wood wider and thicker than the handle
preferably oak, ash, or hickory
remove the excess with a saw and draw knife or spoke shave
apply the desired finish when forming is completed
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>would it compromise the strength of the whole unit
If you can't select grain to suit the item you're making, it's probably beyond your capability
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Anyone know where I can get glass jars like this for a reasonable price?

Looking for a seal-able glass jar with 3 separated internal sections anywhere from 3" - 7" tall and 2" to 5" wide

The only place I've managed to find one is some random one off one ebay for like $25
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>>1668967
>If you can't select grain to suit the item you're making, it's probably beyond your capability

what a pretentious fucking assumption
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>>1668573
Rustoleum makes spray satin polyurethane.

>>1668806
Just buy a longer curved grub hoe handle. 40" is a common length. They're $20, which is less than any one of the 2-6 tools you'd need to make one properly.
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>>1669095
I like to keep my different strains of bud separate too, that's a pretty cool jar.

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light specialists needed.
need to make lights for a tent for a wedding. its 12x6m big. i was thinking 60 x 60w lightbulbs. is it enough? too much?
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>>1668862
>3600w
>in a tent
Are you trying to cook the occupants?
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Use led string lights
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>>1668862
use candles, it's more romantic
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>>1669059
That’s like 70 incandescent bulbs bro.
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>>1668862
No

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I like canping but fuck the hot and bugs and solid ground. Hate HATE noisy horseshit generators. Live in north oklahoma. What kind of solar amd deep cycle battery bank would i need to run a 15,000 btu window ac cranked down as low as it will go and assume it runs non stop never getting to full temp?

I'm building a trailer to haul panel aray and batteries for plug and play.

Kinda new to this stuff but i am looking for a ballpark guestimate.

There is some wind but it's out on the lake. I'd have to tie a wind turbine to a bouy and anchor it.

Plus, if I'm canping 1 night a d its cloudy i want to be able to still run ac and be comfy.
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>>1665592
Honda generator with spare tank and a 100' extension cord
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>2019
>methanol fuel cells still not ubiquitous
We got the shitty timeline
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>>1667033
That was the idea, yes. Basically a portable home setup that will be tied to the ground at home when not mobile.
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>>1666798
I was planing on keeping it off during the fullest sun hours whioe we play on the lake. But in the evenings when there is no breeze and fucking jumanji misquitoes i plan on using the ac set about 70°.

Sorry about your dog. Mine are getting pretty damned old and when they go I'm not sure i could stand to have another poor 4 legger that isnt a barn cat
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>>1666742
Kek. Tempting. Ive wanted an electric car since the EV1 got ninjad by uncly sam.

I think i could swing the 1,000 or so ah batteries with 6v Trojan T-105s. 2 make 120ah 12v. I hear 24v is even more efficient and i could likely find a golf cart charger to ensure the batteries are topped off. At least in the beginning of the trip.

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who /diysynth/ here? tell us about your latest project.

as for me, im doing a fucking 18 unison voice string machine. gonna be fuck.
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>>1652748
my guy this is truly radical
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Anyone played with a korg monotron? Think I might bust it open to run a sequencer into it
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>>1652748
how did you get the numbers and shit to appear? what module is that?
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>>1654649
dilate
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bump

I ordered this scooter esc and reverse switch and i have no earthly idea how to wire the switch up. I believe the "green" wire on the controller sticker is actually blue. And I'm unsure if the "lock" wires need to be tied or seperate for operation. But i guess it's an easy fix and i should probably have a key in case my 3 year old nephew wants to have his first car crash...

This switch has my thrown tho. ...no pun intended.

It comes with a handy harness but i have no idea how to hook it up. No directions or paperwork. Only writings on it are Chinese if any bilinguals here can decipher them. I'll link to photobucket rather than spam 12 pics at 2 fucking mb. Even tho it potatoes them down probably worse. Nvm. Its fucking worse. Where should i make an account to upload at least butter potatoe quality pics?
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>>1669001
>No directions or paperwork. Only writings on it are Chinese

the pics SOMEONE posted to your thread show lots of info IN ENGLISH.
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>>1669010
Not at all bro. They are all mine. The controller has nothing to do with the switch and all i want it to do is basically run a foot pedal tonb a scooter esc with reverse

Theres 20 fucking connections on this switch
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You have 2 wires going to the motor. All you can do is reverse them. Take a multimeter and find wich contacts on your switch can do that.
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>>1669010
I got the controller sorted but look at all of the connections on that switch. Fuck around I'm lost
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>>1669172
I'll start poking at it tomorrow and find out.


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