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What's the best way to make a natural "bug farm" in my yard so that my chickens have first class food to eat so that they can give me first class eggs? Anyone ever done or thought about this?

What do they like? Water? Special plants? Gravel? Trees? Pooperino?
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>>2007636
crickets like cat food (dried) but dont eat the crickets. pet stores sell live crickets for food for bug pets and fish. but all the crickets live in filth. who wants to clean the container every 5 hours? they shit constantly. as a result basically only lab quality crickets would be fit to eat and anything you find outside or in a pet store has a variety of bacteria that will not be killed with cooking heat in some cases when you consider parallel evolution. please refer to 3rd grade biology textbooks in america for more information of the exchange of genes between bacteria that are dead even from boiling and live bacteria like whats in your stomach

there is actually a known disorder you can contract from farmed shrimp or farmed crickets/ grasshoppers if their living space is fairly clean constantly. both like to lick their feet

but to the best of my knowledge birds are immune because their intestines are way worse bacteria wise and that shit kills the shit in bugs. serious birds are filthy creatures and their stomachs are bioweapons. so chickens should be fine
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>>2007636
Pile some logs up and let them rot.
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>>2007801
real
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>pile wood
>move wood around smash the logs against each other every other week
>make it rain bugs and spoders for your chickins

or let a big log rot
just make sure it does not dry out
then, after some weeks you take your axe and smash it into the fucker
the soft pulp you will release will be full of fat as fuck maggots and larvae and your chicken will give you that lewd look and say "t-thank you onichan"
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>>2007636
Look up Black Soldier Fly Larvae breeding.

They eat everything you can imagine you'd put in a compost in record speed. They have great nutrient density, especially calcium required for hens. Make sure you give them a varied diet though or your eggs and meat will taste one dimensional.

Simultaneously you get incredible compost from the BSFL to grow fruit and vege, clearly the scraps go to your hens. If you go commercial scale you can just sell the compost to inner city hipster balcony gardeners.

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>studying electricity at trade school
>tool workshop class, second day, first time in actual workshop.
>teacher talk about hand saws like pic related
> he says
'' all handsaw either cut on the push stroke or on the pull stroke. None cut on both''
>raise my hand and tell him its not true in a respectful manner.
>another student agree
>boomer teacher call us dumb and to ''google it'' if we are that smart and we'll see we are wrong.

im just home, should i write an essay showing him how many handsaws if not most commonly used saws are double action ? or is that too autistic and boomer might hate me for teaching him ?
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>>2011754
In practice and theory they are used both one and two handed. Depends on the cut. Two hands for control and power, one hand for delicacy.
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>>2008657
spbp
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>>2009594
I still see a ton of them, though normally they're smaller hand versions
Most sort of woods use saw is either something like this that generally has true bidirectional teeth or one of those Silky style curved blade ones which aren't truly symmetrical but still cut 70% as well on the backstroke.
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>>2011771
Those silky saws are meant for greenwood, just the Japanese version of a buck saw like your picrel. They have the tooth sharpened to the same angle on both sides, so while you get a cut on both the pull and the push, you drastically reduce the efficiency on the power stroke because of the positive rake angle. Still a minority in the saw world.

The western buck saw tooth patterns are quite a bit different than the silky saw pattern, the rakers on the buck tooth pattern actually make the cut and the teeth just score the fibers. So the teeth are knives which slice a line on either side of the kerf and the raker is a chisel which chisels the wood out from between the two score lines. The triangles are the teeth, the crowns are the rakers.
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>>2008650
School isn't about learning what's true, it's about repeating what's "true". Don't waste your time with facts, OP.

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UR DOIN IT WRONG Edition
Old thread: >>2006570
All the info you need about 3D-printing: https://pastebin.com/AKqpcyN5

>Your print failed? 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
>Slicer & slicer settings

>What printer should I buy? [Last updated 12-8-2020]
Under 250 USD: Creality Ender 3 (Pro), Anycubic Mega S

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>>2013053
z hop is already enabled

>>2013058
that wouldn't fix the problem
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>>2013024
>nozzle carve straight through previous layers
its not the nozzle moving down but the plastic being squeezed higher than the orphus
sign for that is a rough surface layer
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>>2013024
Maybe try setting combing to within infill only.
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>>2013047
Well, it's your suffering not mine.
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>>2012299
Does it work?

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I have a Sainsmart Router but I'm looking to get into bigger projects. Does anyone know any good websites that have blueprints for a cnc machine. YouTube is useless because the brainlets don't know how to make quality how to videos
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>>2011539
Awesome, just got the PDF version. I'll look into it more once my classes are finished and I can focus more on my hobbies. Taking 18 credits next semester so wish me luck.
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>>2011452
Can't you just copy the design but make things larger?
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>>2011613
Not necessarily. I'd need to make the arms on the sides out of 80/20 instead of a plate of aluminum. I can't use the machine shop in my school and I have very limited tools to make it.
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>>2011452
Mines 400 x 400 now AMA.
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>>2011452

Ugh

Grabcad maybe?

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Why should I mop the floor with anything other than hot water and bleach? It doesn't leave any scent.
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>>2010831
Sure, but go ahead and try and make soap with bleach, see how well that works. Then try dipping your fingers in the commercial degreaser and discover the skin of your fingers turned to parchment. Even a properly diluted commercial degreaser is more effective than straight household bleach. But as I said, could be perfectly fine for your kitchen, depends on your cooking habits and you have a decent hood.

Not that commercial degreaser would make much better soap than bleach.

>>2010871
I assumed the folks here did not want a list of commercial cleaners which they would have a difficult time getting. A nice hard bar of a good old fashioned lard and lye soap is a great cleaner and what I use for most of my household cleaning. Fill up the bucket and then just dunk the bar of soap and rub if a few times, you are good to go for most any cleaning, even works on windows, dip in your rag, wring out and give the windows a wipe, squeegee off the water and your windows are spotless and streak free. A little goes a long ways with proper soap and it is easy to end up with too much which just leaves you having to follow up with a clear water rinse.
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>>2010765
using one of those self-wringing mops will help, be it sponge, pads or those silly spinning types.
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>>2010939
>>2010774
Fuck me I it's the next day I need to go hang out my mop
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>>2009886
water plus vinegar
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>>2011413
Ew no it'll make your house stink of vinegar. If you really need to use an acidic cleaner (you don't), buy citric acid powder, it's odorless.

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>is supposed to be a wall
>even a child can literally kick a hole in it
>gets destroyed by water easily
>gypsum and organic additives are literal food for mold
>edible for termites
>paper outer part is made from recycled newspaper

How do americans live like this???
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>>2011332
Only idiots go into debt and like i said, i work for a contractor, making enough so i dont have to go in debt. Not having crotchfruits running around tearing down your bank account and/or house is key in life. Also don't buy shit you don't need like brand new cars or any jewerly no one gives a shit about.
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>>2011505
I can tell by the way you speak you couldn't even afford the deposit on a house. Come back when you're not underage.
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>>2011801
> still triggered

I can tell by the way you're so offended by everything and determined to teach life lessons in the most condescending way that you're some sad divorced boomer who finally got his own place.

next are you gonna tell us about a book you read that you really liked? join a barbershop singing group if you need to socialize this badly old man.
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>>2011043

It fullfills code requirement for a fire barrier inexpensively. You are free to use 1/2 wood or other suitable fire barrier as you see fit, as long as you are willing to pay the hefty premium.
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>>2011067
>I know of one tenant that broke his hand when he was drunk and punched the wall.
TOPKEK

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Anyone know what these parts are for? Are they strictly necessary? I don't want to waste wood
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>>2010720
A box has no form without function and a box whos form fits its function is the best box there is. I love a good box made purely for function and they are the things i enjoy making most.
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>>2010492
Ah wood. Nature's metal.
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>>2010649
It's probably going to be filled with dirt for an outdoor planter.
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Dunno about you guys but I'm gonna go ahead and consume my own urine.
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>>2010490
Keeps it square

Where do you recommend I start to learn about electronics?
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find basic circuits in everyday things, try to find out what connects to what, how it works. Also collect various transformers, diodes and capacitors and don't be afraid to connect them up randomly to see what happens. Safer option would be to follow tutorials on how to make xyz thing with electronics you already own, but try to understand what you are doing
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>>1998515
to hell with books
>>1998512
build an astable oscillator out of transistors then an 8-step sequencer with a 74HC575, that'll get you off yer feet
Then learn about op amps and how to bias a transistor
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>>2003053
You are the niggerjew not white hero man
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>>2003598
Thanks you fucken sub monkey Muslimnigger
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>>2001934
You can do that without parts, just buy the drone. Go to sleep you stupid

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If I don't have a probe can I connect up my scope like pic related to test the channels? I don't need to worry about any grounds right? sorry about the square
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>>2008816
Yes.
You dont connect the ground anyways to the cal port.
The scope is already grounded to itself
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>>2008827
>>2008829
Thank you guys!!!!!!!!
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>>2008816
>I don't need to worry about any grounds right?
HOLY FUCKING SHIT NEVER CONNECT A SCOPE TO THAT CONNECTION IT WILL DIVIDE BY ZERO AND END REALITY AS WE KNOW IT~~!!~
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>>2008816
It will pass the signal, it will most likely not blow up (providing the scope is all in working order). It will not let you test anything more advanced than the channels working or not. For actual assessment of the calibration you need to do it with the probes that are to be used on the scope (cause probe's capacity and resistance matter a lot for that).
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>>2009145
this, but unironically
be careful with that ring, boy

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There are a lot of books I'd like to own, but buying all of them would cost quite a bit of money. I've looked into book binding, and watched some of DAS Bookbinding's videos. There are a lot of tools I'd need to buy in order to do book binding, but it looks like it would be worth it. However, it would be nice to do something that would be cost effective. Any advice?
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I've searched high and low for light weight printing paper. I literally can't find any 12/15 lb paper 0.05 micron. It would be so much thinner than my 20 lb printing paper. HELP.

>>2010137
Use this program for booklet reorder and signature creation
http://jpdftweak.sourceforge.net/
Was recommended to me by an anon in October.
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>>2010737
Does anybody manufacture thin, short-grain Letter printer paper? (Letter is 8.5 by 11 inches.)
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>>2010912
No clue. I was gonna call up local printing shops but every single one is only open on the weekdays with weird ass hours.
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>>2010590
Can you read everything in the page? I assume the leftmost and rightmost parts will not be visible
Would you prefer this over spiral binding?
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>>2011136
Yes I can read it just fine.
I buy good pre-punched laser printer paper. Sometimes I need to shift the margins or zoom on a PDF but its not a big deal.I print a lot of technical manuals.

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That's some real nice woodwork you got there. Would be a real shame if someone were to
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>>2005137
>>2003734
This is the only option. You call or email him tonight.

"Boss, I know you said not to try and fix the toilet. But I just couldn't help myself, and you were right - I shouldn't have messed with it. The porcelain cracked ( see photo ) . It isn't currently leaking, but obviously it doesn't work right now.

Let me know how I can make this right. Do you want me to pay to get it repaired?

[yourname]

This is how adults do it.
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>>2002995
>>2003122
clearly someone has never dropped acid, thought it wasn't working, then walked into the bathroom. Then been trapped in the bathroom for hours, only to find out you were gone for 15 minutes.
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>>2000993
are you ok anon?
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>>2010136
COD 4
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>>1996119
add a bull head on the wall

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An anon posted a tabletop mill earlier this month similar to pic related. Small tabletop mill for work in a small home/apartment. Does anyone remember the brand of the small mill? I believe it was either teal blue or orange.
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>>2009276
how come you didn't convert it to cnc yet
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>>2009559
Dude that’s awesome, never even considered that. Fuck I need something other than osb.
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>>2009608
All in time. I want to replace the lead screws with ball screws to remove the backlash, and that's half way to cnc.
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>>2009407
abom79, all the other boomers on youtube like keith fenner and keith rucker
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>>2009276
noice watcha makin' ?

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I don't really know anything about stucco. I've got a house built in 55 and stucco when I bought it, but originally I think it had asbestos cement shingle tiles.
This picture is below my exterior walls, you can see it looks like the lathe was put on top of the old shingles and wood sheathing, and now there is this gap along the whole exterior of the house between the walls and the cement blocks of the crawlspace below.

Is this correct can you just put lathe right on top of siding like that? Again I really have never worked with stucco or know the process at all. Is there anything I need to be aware of maintenance wise? Should I be treating the exposed wood sheathing for termites? Would asbestos be a problem?
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>>2011241
Not sure about your questions specifically but I where I live in Bay Area California many old houses were stuccoed over siding. Look up Kurt Giordano on jewtube. He has lots of really good videos about stucco and plastering. I think he even did a video putting stucco over siding if I’m remembering correctly.
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>>2011241
the angle of your pic is a bit wonky. Could that just be the facia although that would be weird. I've been drinking and I have to cock my head to look at your pic so bear with me. Maybe they need the extra support on the edge for the roofing tiles. I live in Florida and the Spanish roofs I've seen have something similar.
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>>2011316
I had to take the picture sideways for the angle. To the right is the cement block crawlspace perimeter. To the left is the wall. In the middle is the exposed sheathing with the stucco, lath, and looks like the old shingles on top.
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>>2011241
I'm not a builder, so there could be stuff that was done shitty there that I have no clue about, but I do know that's an air gap, and you want it.

My home was built during World War 1, and the upstairs has no insulation under the plaster. Absolutely none. I guess it's better than asbestos.

Without tearing out the plaster, what are my solutions for insulating the upstairs?

I think insulation boards would work but they are pretty thick. I want something I can glue or staple up without being proud of the molding.
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>>2008748
Take it a wall at a time man. Install a new breaker box so you can update electric along the way. Ripping it all out at once means paying for it all at once. Hell why waste the money on the trying to make it better temporary when you can kick it in the ass and do it right. Takes a little longer but every penny in stays in. The one thing you can do right away is blow in insulation in the Attic. Double check to make sure there isn't old exposed wiring first.
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>>2007972
>better than asbestos
Asbestos is unironically top tier insulation
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>>2009156
>>2009156
because my heating costs are low already despite no insulation upstairs. I only have Natural gas running to the furnace and the heating bill was less than $100 last month due to strategic use of doors and keeping the register closed upstairs. I use a bit of kerosene when I go up there.

It would take a long ass time to re-coup the cost.
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>>2010570
Come on your living like a Savage though. Can't take that money with ya. Try making it cheaper with reclaimed lumber
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>>2010684
It's OK, I'm using a PowerMac G5 as a space heater.

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>youtube algorithm gives me smelting videos in recommended list
>watch a guy smelting copper etc to sell
>check the value of copper per kilo
>like 8-9usd

How the fuck is that worth it?
They're using up so much time and resources to smelt.

I thought copper was at least 400usd per kilo or something around that ballpark.
What am I missing?
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The finished bars look neat.
That is it in the current economy. Other than that, if you can life of trash you don't need your shitty job to pay for all your ideas with money. Shiny bars though, so statisfying. You get it
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>>2009112
The way its set up it fucks you unless you magically stumble into some $30/hour job.

You get x amount a month, if you make over a certain amount they give you less money; with wages being so low you are making the same money whether or not you work so why would you work some awful job?

That's how people end up on welfare for decades and do nothing but perpetuate poverty, don't know how or if its even possible to fix this mess.

unlucky
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>>2009982
STOP RIGHT THERE CRIMINAL SCUM
NOBODY BREAKS THE LAW ON MY WATCH
PAY THE FINE OR IT'S OFF TO JAIL
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>>2009107
Theres a pretty big copper mine in Grant County NM
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>>2009057
find a land power line
hack into it
bulid yourself a mini arc furnance (you tube)
smelt all you want




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