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Building a tiny house using metal studs. About to lay the sheathing on my walls tomorrow after I pick up my OSB. Should I use some kind of caulk in-between the osb and studs? I'm using wood to metal tek screws and I'm trying to figure out if its necessary.
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>>1962307
Get triggered lol. The actual name is a tiny house on wheels (thow). Mine is more trailer esque because of the shape but its going to be 2 stories with a rooftop deck so i mean I dunno suck my dick maybe?
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>>1962560
No sir I bought structural directly from the manufacturer.
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>>1962307
Eh a home is a home. I'm a tiny man so a tiny home suits me fine.
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>>1962642
No, trailer is shed on wheels.
House is just a big shed btw.
Everything is a shed.
>>1962560
Anything thicker than 0.85 mm is structural.

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Did anyone here manage to get one of these? I completely forgot about it until a day after and it was already sold out.
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>>1962893
Is there a way to stop the current leak or voltage leak whatever it is called on the tip? I'm pleb when it come to electronics but I read thread about this shit on eevblog, when unsolder with it an led for example the led can flash on ...
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>>1962883
>buying a trendy tool that does things worse than the regular tool
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>>1962992
How do you know it's worse? I'd like to make one but not sure where to get the parts
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>>1962992
This.
>>1963040
These mobile soldering irons are memes. Why would you want to trade reliability and throughput for mobility? The chance that you're going to need to solder in some weird place other than a workshop is close to zero, as soldering at a workbench is a lot more efficient and you have everything else in reach. The designer of this meme would have had to made design trade-offs that he would not have had to make with a stationary one.
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>the miniware astroturfer is at it again
kys merchant, your shit is nothing but overpriced buggy as fuck crap!

I've never seen a garage with a cracked concrete floor. First time I'm seeing these control joints on youtube.
Is this more of an American thing, because they use a different kind of concrete?
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>>1961176
Ill admit that was a bit hasty. Its just asier to say that then list every way rebar can cause a crack or also that due to some other factor a crack will form at the location of the rebar.
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>>1959865
yes it was build in the 60s

>>1960536
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentin_submarine_pens


>Because it seemed impossible to destroy Valentin by bombing it, the decision was made to destroy it by blasting. This idea was later abandoned because the blasting would have caused severe damage to the nearby villages of Rekum and Farge including the power-station in Farge.

they believed the collapsing mass of concrete could cause a earthquake
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>>1958528
That doesn't sound sustainable
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>>1961830
It's only sustainable as long as people continue to want new construction and can pay for it, eventually it will self limit so nothing is the problem
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>>1961279
dude the only time a rebar actually "causes" the crack is when it starts rusting either due to being placed too close to the outside or the concrete being badly protected from weather

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Post evil things you did.

>instead of just twists and using wirenut, I twisted, soldered and used wirenut as ultimate fuck you to next electrician.
>construction adhesive on MDF baseboard and nails, so next dude won't be able to remove it without fucking up drywall
>stick doorstops using construction adhesive instead of screw
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I called OP a faggot.
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>>1961417
So, did you like solder joint?
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>>1961253
Of course no one involved in construction or remodeling has time for this sort of silliness. You run into this kind of idiocy when a homeowner "fixes" shit; the kind who frequent this board and make stupid claims about having to replace every inch of sheetrock that has ever been damp, or how you have to prime before you paint so-and-so, etc.
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>plasterer
>not sure if sparkies have finished wiring the house
>plaster over and finish all of the access points they'd left themselves in the walls

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Thread Moving So Fast Nobody Will Notice I'm A Boat Edition
Old thread: >>1959679
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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>>1963207
Anyone know if a e3d V6 will drop directly into a CR10v2?
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What program should I use for basic 3d object manipulation?
I just want to be able to pose 3d models and make small modifications.
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>>1962885
tempered glass bread
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>>1962435
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>>1961911
>got the stl?
seconded

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Hello anonymous.
Valve gave out in my shower. Only hot water comes out. I know about replacing the cartridges, but I can't seem to get to the clip behind this metal flange thing. How do I take this off? I can't find anything similar to this model online. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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I can't help, but I can bump you.
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>>1959515
The metal sleeve around the assembly should pull off giving you access to the pin. A fucking retard might have set it in place with caulk. Those things can be a real bastard to get out even after you get the pin out. That plastic piece with the H and C will tend to break into pieces. If you can't pull it out with pliers run a screw into the hole that holds the screw for the handle and use a claw hammer to pull it straight out with a consistent and firm pull. You don't want to mess up the solder joints on the diverter by yanking it or cranking on it too hard.

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how do i make this? also need to mount guns on it, how do you do that and shoot them? string for the trigger or something?
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Eergh... Look, weigh and force are very important in a plane. If you don't have a doctorate in physics then don't diy.
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dont bother with the car. if you would like to kill yourself in the most spectacular way possible, look into ultralight aircraft

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Hey

anyone here familiar with low amp probe relative compression testing on cars? I bought myself an osciliscope and a low amp probe but when I disconnected the fuel injector fuse and hooked up my probe to the negative battery output I didnt get any readings what so ever except for the initial crank over when I turned the key, I have the probe facing the right way, also If anyone is good at explaining how to use this shit I'd be very grateful
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>>1962149
>But here's a thought: Skilled mechanics can crank an engine and hear a low compression cylinder by the uneven cranking speed.

When this test is done properly with a scope and you also show pulse from a cylinder, this test tells you which cylinder has low compression. I'm guessing your skilled mechanic is not so good at that.

>>1962193
Correct. People tend to assume everyone has a newish car. Pic related is my 84 ford F150 300 I6 which surges to about 500 amps to get the engine rotating, then is about 170 amps for the peaks later on. When I did this test I had never heard of the relative compression test, but it looks like mine are ok. (Ignore the voltage scale which is the arduino ADC 0-5 volts). This is a home made current probe using an analog hall sensor, arduino nano with bluetooth to send the trace to my phone.
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>>1962071
Check South Main Auto on youtube, he's done several videos on relative compression testing
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>>1962314
>this test tells you which cylinder has low compression
And what will you do with that information? If it's your car, more serious diagnostics will be performed. If its a shitbox you are considering buying, just walk away.
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>>1962071
https://www.ebay.com/p/1223066157?iid=393002794762
So here is the correct tool for diagnosing a bad cylinder on an engine with a distributor.
It'll even tell you what cylinder it is depending on the firing order.
Low amp probe. my sides.

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Post concerns, questions and other things about bows, preferably about self bows and shortbows. Help each other out. (note that this thread is purely for bows and arrows used for archery ONLY. Not for hunting or use as weapons.)
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Traditional bows in the US

3Rivers archery has everything you need.

Tons of DIY tools and materials and finished products.
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Anyone here ever built one of those Chinese repeating crossbows?
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Traditional Bowyers Bible. Read em.

If any Anons are in Toronto, check out the store "Basically Bows". Gary is a cool dude and sticks A LOT of wood bows

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Bought one of these small inexpensive benders for a specific project and now I'm looking for other projects to use it for. Anyone have any ideas for things to make?
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>>1955388
A belly ring for your gf/wife
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>>1958094
<junior hacksaw
bruh that looks pretty dope, idk why it's called junior
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>>1958289
Actually I do know. I drive around messy ass job sites all the time and I have pulled probably 100x nails from my tires. Anything will stab through the tires, but they will just stick out and the rubber will half ass seal around the spike. The air will slowly leak out over a few miles but that isn't what the goal is for these kind of spikes. Hollowed out metal tubes INSTANTLY drains the tires of air.
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>>1955388
Biden 2020 prince albert barbells. Just google it to see, you'd make a shit ton of money.
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>>1962993
Yeah...those are really going to stay in a tire. Just like the nail you've had stuck in your tire for three days.

Then again maybe they would on a deep tread? Self-sealing tires and your argument wins hands down.

I thought the original image was rebar but now see it could just be nails.

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I'd like to add an LED to this screen so i can see it better any help would be apreciated I't has 12v and a 5v power that ive found
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>>1962946
You should look at one of those gameboy backlight panels from handheld legend. I believe they run off of 5v.
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>>1962963
looks like that could work im gonna have to separate the screen from the board see if i can stick that in there

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Suck it.
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You're OP, you're the faggot.
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>>1962764
A faggot with a ballin drill press
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>seething from the start.

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I have a 3 way light switch in my house that does not work properly. I can only turn it on from one of the switches, and sometimes it won't turn on at all unless I first flip the opposite switch, then go back and turn it on from the other one.

I know the light switches themselves are 3 ways because I bought and installed them myself. I hooked it up the same was as before, so it must have been wired wrong before as well.

Anyone know how to fix this, or do I just have to use trial and error to get the wiring right?

Thank you!
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>>1962657
So, I just need to swap the top and bottom wires on the right side of this diagram on one of the switches, and it should work properly? Thank you again for the help.
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>>1962784
>>1962785
I can't really see whats going on inside the box in the first picture at that angle. Second picture definitely says it's a dead-end 3-way, but it's not wired the same as the diagram I posted earlier.

>>1962793
With what I can see, I would try swapping around the two black wires on switch #1 and see if that fixes it.
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>>1962798
Well that did it. Works perfectly now. I really appreciate your help.

Never posted here before, but that has been annoying me for about 6 months, and was dreading trying to figure out what was wrong.
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>>1962784
Swap the black wire on the black screw (Traveller) with the white wire (Common/ Feed).

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How do I build a garden shed out of scrap but NOT made out of wood?

I'm terrified of it getting wet and rotting away. Ideally I want to make it out of metal. I was thinking about using the metal from old pc towers
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>>1959535
I built a shed from FSB boards on europalettes as base. Painted outside. 3 years in and still standing.
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>>1960992
in china you can still buy paint that lasts 50 years.
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Get an old car and bury it to where the trunk is the only thing sticking out of the ground.
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Get a bunch of refrigerators and line them up front to back making a tunnel of sorts. Take the doors off and cut out the backs with a circle saw. Use a fine blade. The freon will cool the blade as you cut and you can easily cut 20-30 backs out without sharpening. Use the doors you removed from the other fridges to make a peaked roof that sheds water away from you shack. Use the shelves you removed to make a walkway to your food library fortress keeping your feet dry and the palace clean. Any questions?
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>>1959535
Fibre cement over gal studs

Use a flat corrugated roof that slopes off one side and overhangs all sides. Use new O ring hex screws to screw into your purlins
Have a good overhang over your door side (high side) and face it away from your windier side

Elevate your pad above soil level so you dont get water intruding under your bottom plate

Paint the fibre cement after you fill gaps with caulk

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Is saw stop a meme or worth it?
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>>1956089
The reaxx is better in every conceivable way.
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>>1956172
You can still buy them in Canada.
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>>1962668
>Bosch is $80 for a 2x cut-stopper and doesn’t destroy your $40 blade.
The Felder system doesn't even need that.
Just hit a button after the safety engaged and you can use it again.
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>>1956703
I saw the picture of that fuckers "hand".
Oh god.
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>>1961537
Wow the fucking thing really works doesn't it?




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