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How do we make our own gas anons? It just hit $4.99/gallon here and I don't want to keep giving my money to the (((gas station))). Is it possible to liquefy farts? Are Democrat tears flammable? There's got to be something we can do.
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>>2389560
Make wood gas anon, comes from wood which is literally free. Works in any car engine, Euros used them a lot before and during WW2, take that as you will.
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>>2389646
I can hear the kvetching right now
>leave those poor oppressed trees alone
>how dare you
Just wondering when the happiness they promised is supposed to start kicking in
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>>2389560
use less gas. cut your shopping trips in half but buy twice as much each time.
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>>2389586
we all should just start driving 2stroke mopeds with 250 mpg from the oil crisis again.

enjoy the unburnd oil greta.
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>>2389560
Make ethanol from free corn scraps and mix w 15% gas

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Yeah
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>>2375525
Glad you asked, I am a professional senior lead buttmad faggot with 20 years of experience
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>>2376017
so you’re the dude sterilizing Flint Michigan. Keep up the good work dude i’m a huge fan
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>>2375467
> Anon is seething
> Anon keeps going on about skill and importance

I'm guessing anon wasted years developing skills only to get stuck in a job they hate. Meanwhile OP is enjoying life and has work that satisfies them.

Anon, this is just sad. You can do better but instead insist on lashing out at others.
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Hey panel builder bros
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>>2389679
Fuck
>>>/g/86994219
>>>/g/87029826

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Anons

Have you seen any accident with this saw at work?
How could it be avoided?
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>>2389274
>avoided
The accidents describe with setting it down are real and likely.
A shattered disc is less likely, but happens. And can be deadly.
There's a plane defined by the disc which extends basically to infinity. Make sure that plane never intersects your body or that of anyone your care about.
It's a lot like gun safety when considering the finite line definied by the barrel.
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>>2389316
>always keep the guard on
Good advice with wheels but impractical to impossible with many buffing/polishing setups

Of course a foam or lambswool pad won't cut you but you can still get clothing wrapped up in one at speed and be seriously bruised or even get bones broken. And unlike a wheel it can't cut or tear whatever it's wrapping up around it, so you get full torque with no slippage.

Sometimes the "safer" tools are potentially more dangerous because it's easier to ignore a less likely threat even when it can be just as damaging *if* it happens in spite of the odds.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=euAcpHpwOZM
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yeah, I lived it
using a wire wheel to clean the ends on some grooved steel pipe for Victaulic couplings
pipe was already hung in the ceiling about 15' up
pushed in too hard as I was turning the grinder
it bit and kicked off into my face

looking back it was overkill to use a grinder for that, but that's what I was told how to do it
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>>2389649
did that healed up or left that scar?
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>>2389663
healed up well, no major scar
it was honestly no worse than a really bad rugburn, not deep at all

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Able to get part of my table saw surface pretty close to mirror polished finish, but I want to figure out what I need to do next to get it to that final mirror finish polished level. I was thinking of getting this and putting green compound on it:
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Gator-4-1-2-Polish-Surf-Cond-Discs-3pk-3-Piece-Aluminum-Oxide-Pad-Sandpaper/1001067160?store_code=1541&cm_mmc=shp-_-c-_-prd-_-tol-_-ggl-_-LIA_TOL_215_Power-Tool-Accessories-_-1001067160-_-local-_-0-_-0&ds_rl=1286981&gclid=Cj0KCQjw-JyUBhCuARIsANUqQ_LPDvp358vrhXARCfQ_hp_jo4WeKCn_seHJZtABy3vodrGBNPCbhD0aAhlcEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
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>>2389504
1/8"
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Picture related. A dial indicator and a reference point to mount it on. You move the arm around and see how much the dial moves. That said, its a table saw, not a surface plate. Unless you are doing fine cabinet making, which you aren't on an old Craftsman saw, its fine.

As for your mirror finish, how were you going to keep it from rusting? The standard way is by coating the bear metal with paste wax, which puts the mirror finish right out. You could get it chromed. The Tool Kraft company did that with their saws in the '80s. Not cheap of course.
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>>2389330
Get a precision straight edge and some feeler gauges.
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>>2389557
Even fine carpentry doesn't need tolerances that tight.... if you are off a 16th, you won't notice it...
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>>2389619

shirley you must be joking

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Last thread: >>2382695

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 12-20-2021]
Under 250 USD: kingroon KP3L, Sovol sv01, Creality Ender 3 (v2), Anycubic Mega S
Under 500 USD: Qidi X-One2, Creality CR-10, Anycubic Vyper, Prusa Mini,

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Guys whats wrong with my printer?
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I don't understand the chinks.
I chose to gamble on a bmg style extruder from amazon for $25 and it's got quality matching my $150 genuine bmg.
The machining of the gears looks just as good, the two files I have skate on them, the grooves are equally sharp, everything rolls just as smoothly, the molding looks good, filament path is aligned.
No brand name.
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>>2389645
it insists upon itself
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>>2389648
Not only did it come out of the same factory, Bondtech paid for the manufacturing.
>No brand name
Those were called "cleans" when I was involved in China sourcing, but that was decades ago.
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>>2388725
You honestly need to print stuff in the woods?

Maybe you should learn how to carve wood instead.

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Stupid questions that don't deserve their own thread.

previous thread hit bump limit >>2373194

Will hydrogen peroxide and water kill crawlspace mold or should I go bleach?
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>>2389471
Correction: those wipes contain Methylisothiazolinone and Benzisothiazolinone. So either this, propanol or, I dunno, vinegar? lol lmao
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Weird question. Any ideas where I can hide my spare keyes outside in case i lose my home keys? I was thinking plastic bag and dig a hole under a rock or something. I dont know
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Hi I don't have allot experience with audio software and just installed ''Sonic Visualizer'' (let me know if there is an better option)

There is a song that has in one part some weird audio, at first I thought someone was calling my name from a distance then I listen to it a few more times and I think think there is a hidden message or a mixing error.
I tried googleing but only found a few forum of people guessing what it is, no isolation of the sound.

How do I isolate just a small part of the spectrum to hear it? any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks
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What kind of cheap security camera should I look for that only records into a SD when something is moving in front of the camera meaning it doesnt record every fucking second 24/7
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>>2389620
>What kind
motion activated, motion sensor

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What has been your favourite, most enjoyable project to date?
Mine was restoring a 20 year old Honda. Got the tank resprayed (power coated), new carb, new bars, plenty of new electrics. Sold for a profit as I really didn't need a bike.
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Based, I used to have an accordion, wish I still had it.

My beloved project has been this car that my parents bought new in 1981. I did a full restoration, back to a bare shell every nut and bolt was touched. Rust cut out and welded, interior stripped and renewed, engine rebuilt, new paint, every consumable item replaced with new, re-wired it from scratch myself, heaps of mod cons installed. It's my main vehicle now.
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>>2389468
That's amazing. Did you get it professionally sprayed? How much did it set you back?
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>>2389444
I bought for £700 and sold for £1300. Barely made profit with all the expenses but I enjoyed it a lot.
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Rebuilt one of pic related ...not that particular boat but a very early build from 1965 that was the first one that used glass and epoxy over plywood instead of polyester resin.
Because of that the hull and decks/ cabin were in decent shape but I had to build all new hatches and weatherboards/ coamings for the companionway hatch, cut and install all new Lexan cabin windows, make a new tiller, prep for and apply gallons (and gallons and gallons) of paint and did an all new interior for living aboard with a galley sink, stove, folding dining table and pull out double berth.
Also had to fix and reinstall the bow rail that some moron attached with 3/4" screws into the deck, after barely leaning on it when sailing off my mooring singlehanded one day. Luckily the mooring ball jammed in between the hulls and kept the boat from sailing away without me while I hauled myself back on deck.
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>>2389665
Pic related

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Thread in need of proprietary replacement cartridge:>>2381557

>I'm new to electronics. Where to get started?
It is an art/science of applying principles to requirements.
Find problem, learn principles, design and verify solution, build, test, post results, repeat.

>Incredibly comprehensive list of electronics resources:
https://github.com/kitspace/awesome-electronics
Additional resources below:

>Project ideas:
http://adafruit.com
http://instructables.com/tag/type-id/category-technology/
http://makezine.com/category/electronics/


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>>2389550
Yes, I saw the homos in dresses invade in real time.
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I'm the anon that asked about mountain breeze style ionizers and walton cockroft voltage multipliers quite a bit ago. Here's the result from a while back, thanks for the help /ohm/. I've since then modified it to be more like an electrostatic precipitator, but it's a bit weak for that. Either way my room smells a bit fresher thanks to the trace amounts of ozone and it also collects a bit of dust in the process.
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>>2389588
>alton cockroft voltage multipliers

where are the needles, nigger?
you need very sharp points to expel the ions at a faster rate.
in fact, you have to change those needles after a time coz they become blunt as stainless steel molecules are also expelled.
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>>2389603
>where are the needles
I filed and sharpened the leads of the resistors. There was a corona discharge visible in complete darkness and it was creating a breeze, a sound and the smell of ozone (if you put your nose directly up to the needles).
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>>2389606
dis nigga be snortin needles n sheeit

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Post shit thats shit, but in the DIY spirit.

Previous thread >>>2372688
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>>2389194
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avb1XbO0EIs
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>>2389196
this is actually from the movie The Cell starring vince vaughn and jennifer lopez.
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>>2389194
The candelabra is a nice touch.
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>>2389239
are those cake pans usable?

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A friend gave me his old lighter and it has some kind of rainbow oil effect on it. Please note that if you like it then that's cool but personally I just think it looks shit, also fuck rainbows and their modern usage.

Do you know how I can strip it back to the bare metal? The front has some engraving on it so I'd like to do this chemically as opposed to just sanding it off where I can damage the engraving.

Any help would be appreciated.
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clean with acetone or lacquer thinner
Then use gun blue
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>>2389490
The outer shells of some Zippo lighters were modified and distributed in the 1950s to 1970's by then nascent gay rights groups for secondary use as signaling devices when trying to hook up in gay bars without getting arrested. They fell out of favor along with smoking in general, and beginning in the late 70's were replaced by handkerchief and single earring codes.
The good news is that it's an important historical artifact and probably won't get you hit on like it would have 50-60 years ago...
The bad news is that handling it without gloves probably infected you with the gayness, and if it comes in contact with many chemicals used to strip finishes and clean metal it will give you aids.
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>>2389490
The only known agent that removes titanium coatings like that is a special biological enzyme process. Basically feed the lighter to a dog (or just eat it yourself lol) and the enzymes in the digestive tract bind to the titanium molecules, but not the steel ones underneath. Sadly its a two part process and you can't just use acid, its actually proteins that binds and removes the titanium. Though theoretically it should be possible to boof it and let it sit in your colon for a while, that could present enough enzyme to strip it.
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>>2389636
>Sadly its a two part process
Part two is the reverse where you shove it up your ass until you can vomit it back out, which balances everything back out at a microscopic level.
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>>2389490
Flitz, available at the grocery store in the cleaner aisle.... or if you prefer ghetto, "polish" it on a piece of cardboard on your thigh for 20 mins or so.

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>non-infected starter edition

Post about what you're brewing, or ask questions about brewing your own alcohol here.

I'll be brewing a 10 gallon batch of IPA tomorrow, as well as starting a 5 gallon batch of a mixed berry mead.
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>>2388685
Congratulations, you aren't aware of the previous homebrew general OP.
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Mash and fermentor temperature controller. I use a 1250 watt element during the mash to maintain temps and a 15amp peltier module to heat/cool the fermentor. A pump inside the jacket recirculates water through a stainless steel coil in the fermentor and through the water block attached to the peltier. For heating I just reverse the polarity via a DPDT switch. Right now I just finished up a lemon shandy, about to cold crash before I add lemon crystals and keg
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Here it is when mashing. I think eventually I'll get an Anvil bucket fermentor and repurpose the stainless steel coil into my HLT to make it a full RIMS, right now I just recirculate wort directly through the heating element which requires me to keep a close eye on everything so I don't accidentally scorch the wort
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>>2388619

Ingredient bought for:
>Philly Sour "Berliner Weiss" to test out hypeyeast
>A half-sized batch to test out Idaho Gem hops because I bought a pound for $5
>Hefeweizen
>Bell's Hopslam Kit my mother bought because she's obsessed with hopslam

But fuck do I not have any free time anymore to brew
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>>2388685
i wouldnt feel bad if i lived in america where i had access to decently affordable beer (even bad beer), but the govt monopoly set price for beer here in canada is skyrocketing. i am not poor but know value of products vs price and i am not motherfucking paying the current $3.50 per tallboy (canadian tallboys are 473ml vs EVERY OTHER TALLBOY at 500ml) when they would cost me about 70 cents to homebrew. and they arent even good shit. not fucking paying it.
but now were on the verge of summer. i guess ill have to try kveik yeast now that theyve got lutra and voss (i believe) as dry yeasts and do some 35C fermentations. anons, its gonna be wild.

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They said "plain with the grain" but how do I know from which starting point I am supposed to follow the grain?
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>>2385665
>plain
exotic across
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>>2385665
sometimes you can feel it just by running your finger across it, the direction that feels smoother is the direction to plane, alternatively set your plane really shallow and take a few cuts both ways it should be obvious after this, good luck with the knot lol keep your cuts shallow
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Dense woods: high angle cuts, scraping cuts. piece securely clamped.
Soft woods: low angle cuts, slicing cuts. can angle plane blade.

As for me, softwoods are not even worrying about especially if there is a hard knot. You can chisel out the knot and insert a straight grained piece of wood.
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often difficult to tell, I experiment, against the grain there will be chatter and some tearing, flip the board.
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>>2385665
get a helical cutter and it wont matter

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first time on this board and i have a weird project in mind
i'm thinking of making a small sized Panzer II Ausf. C using a pedal ride-on kart (for kids) as a base
the whole exterior will be made from some type of hard foam, the turret will be stationary and the tracks will be just there for decoration
though, i have no idea where to start, can anyone help me think this through ?
if this doesn't go in this board, please tell me where to post
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I've done something similar in the past but with a wheelchair as the base instead of a go-kart, but you can easily adapt it. Just mount some wood beams onto the go-kart frame and build your body around that.
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What really helps is measuring up where your beams/wheels are on the go-kart and then throw them into CAD software, then you can build out where your wood beams will go and estimate how many lengths you need to buy. It lets you form the overall shape too.

Be careful with weight though, mine was electric so it was easier to ride around but doing it pedal powered (by a kid no less) would need to be lighter.
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>>2388350
I've also seen a guy build a Blue Falcon from F-Zero using the same kind of method, but they used piping on a go-kart instead: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4EoG-eI76Q
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>>2388353
A video of the frame as well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRq22lU_mnI
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>>2388353
thank you for your advice, but is there an alternative to a go-kart ?
maybe something cheaper and taller

I tried to find last thread in the archives but have no idea how they work, sorry for that.

What do you make?
What woods do you like?
Hand tools or machines?
Favourite finishing?

I’ll start with latest tractor. Poor quality oak, cnc cut, hand sanded, finished with beeswax and burnished with denim
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>>2387529
Depends what you do. My Audi A1 fits about 12 8-foot 2x4s inside and 40 10-foot 2x4s on the roof rack (or 8 full size 1/4” MDF sheets). If you use slabs or bigger sheets of course it may be different. But a trailer is much cheaper if all you do is haul wood
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>>2387529
All the lumber yards near me will chop boards for free. Unless your projects call for 8'/10'/12' long boards, just chop them in half.
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I was always in love with the idea of whittling and I want to give it a try.
But I dont want to dip yet into buying a dedicated knife so I figured I'd borrow one of my dad's many many knives the next time I'm over there.
What are the qualities of a knife well suited for whittling I should look out for?
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For anyone reading here, i suggest the INCRA measuring tools. Amazing stuff.

They are perforated to be able to mark accurately without parallax. They also have a protractor and centering rule aswell.

Their increments are in 1/16th, 1/32nd 1/64th inch for the normal ones. There is also the pro whose smallest increment is 1/100th inch.

I suggest checking them out.

What do you prefer in a work vehicle diy/?IMO unless your towing, off road regularly or just like rolling coal vans are the comfy master race. My ideal van will be an old Chevy g-10 cargo lifted with muders and probably painted olive drab green. It will double as a work van/camper or something. Maybe put a snorkel on the intake. Idk, sorry this isn’t /o/.
> Can you fit a ten foot board in the bed of your pick up and then take all your white babies to karate class?
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>>2388758
>>2388821
minivans can usually hold 4x8 boards, if you remove all rear seats, and decent payload depending on model
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Mid 90's F-350 4x4 with a flatbed is peak performance...
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>>2388504
>What do you prefer in a work vehicle diy/?
krew kab, 8ft bed, 4x4
also who says vans cant roll coal? and yes a ten foot board fits in the bed katty korner, and my kids play hockey and football, so no karate lessons

>>2389315
>F-350 4x4
this guy gets it, mine is an '03 tho
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Astra estate with the rear seats down, could tow 2 tons, got 55mpg full of tools. The boot was big enough to put hay bales in. The roof racks took a full sheet of ply. It only cost me 5 grand and I sold it for about the same
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>>2389306
kek I do contracting work out of a sienna.
Confirmed full sized plywood and up to 10’ board plus tools fit comfy.

>>2389538
Caddie corner pfft. My van will cook rice before it rolls coal. Hockey is based tho.

>>2389554
Sound like you treated each other right anon. I’m sure she remembers you fondly.




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