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Any good knee pad recommendations?
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Do you think these are good or are pant inserts the best option?
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>>2555186
These look good.
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>>2555309
scrubbing the floor?


>>2555066
for like $10 harbor freight has some decent ones that I was really surprised with. My last set lasted like 6 months.
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knee pads are awful. They dig in and are uncomfortable as shit. Try kneeling less.
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>>2555066
Get the pants with knee pad slots/pockets in them. We call them promotion pants.

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based or nah?
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>>2553568
His asian gf broke up? (Ericka I think)
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>>2552024
Isn't he Jewish?
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>>2555919
Yah
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>>2553611
>Italians are almost as bad as Jews
They are more or less the same, with less emphasis on the neurotic persecution complex.
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>>2555961
>buy *product*
>can't use some of the features of that *product* because they are software-locked unless you pay a monthly subscription
>*product* bricks when you want to repair it, or circumvent its restrictions
Tell me about how you "own" things again.

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So what's your style anon? Mid Century Modern? Japandi? Art Deco? Coastal? Farmhouse? Minimalist?...

Or do you just not give a fuck? Any plans for a house makeover?

Even if you don't adhere to a specific style feel free to share any personal interior design tenets you might have or bitch about others bad taste.

Inspiration pics welcome too
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I don't know shit about interior design. Which styles are based and which styles are cringe? I wanna look up references.
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Does anyone ever watch AD videos and think "You have so much money to do whatever you want and you decide to do... that?"?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx09_4cEzlM
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>>2555556
>calls the leopards in the stairs tigers
cringe
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>>2555222
I said coordinate not match. I was thinking lighter stain white oak cabinets and trying to get enough barn boards before it collapses completely and do my floor. It's quite bleached after 200y.
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>>2555556
I don't mind this. All the people she hired did a good job for what it is

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I've got quite a lot of jute thread, what can i create with it? I have made 1 sling for slinging stones and 4 decorative monkey fists with it so far but i can't figure out anything else.
Are there any other things to do with it? Perhaps decorative like these monkey fists? I know sailors back in my fathers time did do decorative things with rope but idk how to do that or where to search
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>>2554715
>At that point just search knot on pinterest.

Who the fuck searches for anything on a fucking site that never stops begging you to sign up.
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>>2554730
>>2554834
that's why i just ask here
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>>2556039
the worst place to ask.
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>>2551912
Erosion control blankets

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Neighbor placed a belgian malinois in our shared courtyard. It is in a small cage and barks nearly 24/7. I asked him politely to do something to reduce the barking and he has told me to go f*ck myself.

I am putting together a 20W DIY speaker setup to try to play ultrasonic sound to silence the dog.

Any and all advice is greatly appreciated. I have no experience on this topic.
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>>2555324
> Sounds a lot more complicated than a speaker/amp/mp3.
Well, it's not, because mp3 is capped at about 20khz and can't reproduce a dogwhistle frequency ever. And 90% of consumer speakers can't either; you'd need audiophile grade tweeters.

Also a small fan is not remotely loud or power-hungry. You do not need 100psi, you barely need "human lung pressure"
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>>2555029
A Malinois is a working dog. It should be chasing perps or doing search and rescue work, not trapped in a cage. It is absolutely barking because it has absolutely no interaction or exercise.

>>2554507
Contact a humane society or rescue group, tell them about the neglected dog, and maybe they will be able to convince the owner to part with it.
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>>2554710
It has always been ethylene glycol. The other two would boil within 5 minutes of running your car.
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>>2555031
Your mom isn't that young anymore, champ, and sometimes when I am going down on her, she squirts in my mouth a little when she cums.
I'm not going to get into the whole argument about whether squirt is actually pee; either way I'm not turning down a free drink.
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>>2554507
i know the feels bro. my neighbor has an autistic husky that never shuts the fuck up. I always heard chocolate will fuck a dog all the way up but can't confirm. what about just good ol rat poison in a hot dog?

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What's the secret to creating a comfy environment that is conducive to leading a comfy life?
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C O M F Y
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>>2554932
gives me powerwash sim flashbacks
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>>2552538
soulless
>>2555621
soul
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>>2548494
Wood stove, a blanket, and a brain damaged waifu you can use for sex and warmth but she's too dumb to talk or move much
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>>2555741
>damaged waifu
why man

It's 7/10ths tribalism and 3/10ths mysticism and superstition. Nearly anything you find at the orange or blue store is owned by a huge multinational corporation that itself is owned by a conglomerate that has a stable of companies. Milwaukee and Ryobi are owned by the same company. Black and Decker, Porter Cable, and DeWalt are all owned by the same company. And on and on... The only exceptions are Hitachi, Bosch, Hilti, and Makita. Which is part of the reason it's hard to find a wide range of those tools anywhere but specialty shops.

All tools, even Hilti and Metabo are made down to a pricepoint. It's much easier to make something "cost no object" because you don't have to make compromises. The amazing thing about modern tools is how good they have gotten and how well-researched the designs are. Making a driver and impact that cost $200 and will last five years with heavy daily use is an amazing feat of engineering. The tools of old were nowhere near as affordable and we didn't have the materials science and design technology we have today. So they were overbuilt. They were heavy, unwieldy, and often times downright dangerous to use in non-ideal circumstances. Slippery handles and bodies, no double insulation, poor ergonomics, etc.
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Today it's unlikely that you'll buy something that will actually let you down in homegamer or prosumer use unless you get the absolute bottom of the barrel or buy something from a completely decontented brand like PC or B&D. Some brands like the red one or the yellow one have lots of the prosumer and contractor market because they are reasonably good, very easily available, and have decent warranties with easy to find service centers. Batteries are exclusive to tool lines by design, so once you go down one road you're more or less locking yourself into that ecosystem unless you want to juggle multiple chargers and multiple spare batteries. It also reinforces the tribalism when you walk onto a jobsite and see almost nothing other than red and yellow. Folks that start on the job follow suit and the cycle is perpetuated.

Tool companies' marketing departments aren't goldbricking, either. All of the commercials are exactly the same as the ones for yogurt or prescription drugs. The difference is that rather than fit young folks running through a meadow or overlooking a sunset over a vineyard, finally in total bliss because of said product, you have gritty shots of sweaty rugged individualists throwing sparks, zipping lag bolts into 4x4s, and lots of meaningless shots of steel plates dropping onto surfaces, artfully kicking up dust. Then the gravel-voiced announcer tells you how powerful, capable, dependable, etc the tools are.

All popular commercial products are sold this way. This was figured out a long time ago. Sneakers, premade food, cars, tools, etc. There's nothing particularly special about any of them, some have features you might find particularly desirable for your use case, some have a more diverse ecosystem if you need eight tools with interchangeable batteries. Most trade on the reputations they've built up over the years, some are stripmined and decontented until the brandname is all that's left, like the aforementioned B&D, PC, Craftsman.
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All this to say, don't believe the hype. It's probably 4/10ths down to the tools doing their job and being nice to use. The remaining 6/10ths are branding, marketing, looking like the other kids in the shop, and perceived value. There are good tools from lots of brands. You can buy a red tool and have it fail on you. They use good components and batteries for the pricepoint and generally stand behind their tools. If it breaks or is DOA within the warranty, they'll replace or fix it. If it's out of warranty and you still have a stack of batteries, you can pick up a new one very easily. That's true for the yellow brand, too.

It's not really surprising, though continuously frustrating, to see the amount of tribalism about tools, just like almost everything else. When you buy the okey doke and pray at the altar of Milwaukee or DeWalt to the exclusion of other tools you're buying into an ethos that only serves the people that sold you that idea. Try out a bunch of tools, make informed purchases, consider your options. There are more great tools out there today than ever before.
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>>2556027
ChatGPT thread.
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>>2556027
>impact that cost $200 and will last five years
I've only had mine for 3 and my bits wobble around all over the place. It's a DeWalt and a piece of shit.

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I want to child proof my stereo system. I was thinking about limiting the volume/amp to the speakers so when the volume knob is maxed on the amplifier it can not blow out the speakers.
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>>2553785
Why can't you just tell your kids to not touch your stereo?
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>>2554404
That would require effort on the part of the parent and discipline on the part of the children. Neither of those things exist any more in today's society.
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>>2553936
We installed a bit more aesthetic version of this at work with a removable stop. I mean... that is removable, but it looks like absolute shit and it going to fail over time. They do make potentiometers with lock stops, but you can simply disengage the stop from the front, so the kid would figure it out over time.
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>>2553785
I have the same problem, except I have a 130 watt reciever and 10 watt speakers (radio shack minimus)

I looked at the service manual, and surprisingly, i think the output could be as high as 60 volts! is that common (it's an old JVC)?

i was thinking a 10 watt 360 ohm resistor. Does that logic check out?
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>>2553785
tell your kid not to fuck with the goddamn stereo or you'll whoop his narrow ass

worked on me as a kid

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is there anything wrong with pic related? it's seems fishy, but I aint no electrician
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I would open it first to check build quality. usually strips use double slotted screws. pay attention to the tvs mov (transient voltage suppression). and if its paired with a fuse in case it fails short. this would be the component that would fail most of the time but (usually) easy to replace.
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Phone farming equipment. Used to power hundreds of phones that generate revenue by clicking on ads all day long.
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>>2555397
American circuits dont fuse their plugs like decent british plugs bs1363 do, the distribution breaker isnt sized to protect the device flex.
That's part of the reason for american house fires Epidemic.
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>>2552880
Inb4. N-word

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I want to recreate the irrational obelisk from fear and hunger. I want it to be atleast 7 and a half feet tall at minimum. How should i make the base? What type of materials am i going to need? What Tools? I have a budget of 1000 dollars
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>>2556181
Should I play Fear and Hunger 1, or should I skip it and just play 2
I don’t know anything about it except
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>>2556204
F and H 1 more kinky

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A folowup of the previous thread in which several anons were collaborating in doing a combined wood gas generator
last thread
>>2504527
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>>2552277
Much of the largse size is due to the gasifier is loaded with a huge amounts of fuel. Reloading is inconvenient and releases dangerous gases, so big it is. With the design shown by OP, the gasifier can easily be reloaded with a chute with interlocks so little or no gas escapes. Most likely it is more efficient and require fewer reloading anyway.
Wood gas generators are full of components that get very hot. The extensive cooling and use of cooling jackets keeps it a lot safer and more convenient.

Here is a small one: https://youtu.be/a6e3CprVTi8

I did a quick check and it seems EGR and wood gas geenrators is a new idea here.
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>>2553758
>The extensive cooling and use of cooling jackets keeps it a lot safer and more convenient.
but wouldn't cooling lower the efficiency?
I am trying to learn how the current design works
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>>2553758
>I did a quick check and it seems EGR and wood gas geenrators is a new idea here.
I did further searching and it seems I was wrong here.

>>2556142
Contrary to what many think, in a combustion engine or turbine, the air and fuel should be as cold as possible, the flame as hot as possible and the exhaust as cold as possible. Carnot cycle PV diagrams will explain this.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pressure%E2%80%93volume_diagram
So you want to cool the gas as much as possible. You also want to cool the walls of the gas generators if only to prevent it from overheating. gasification takes place around 650 - 800 C which is enough to make metal glow deep red. And that is not user friendly.
The high temperaure heat can power a steam engine/turbine and much of the remaining excess heat can be used to preheat the fuel.

A well tuned gas generator will emit 2 kWh heat for every 1 kWh generated machanical power. Conversion to electricity is close to 100 percent.
Out of that 2 kWh heat you can realistically recover 0.5 - 0.7 kWh as mechanical energy, or 1.1 kWh for a large super high efficiency plant.
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I've been following the previous thread since the beginning. I have NO IDEA how to read your schematics. Can someone give a detailed guide to how it works ?
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>>2556169
Excuse me sir, I believe the cylinder walls of the combustion chamber should be as hot as possible to facilitate a hi temp flame.

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Thread corroded:>>2546753

>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:
https://adafruit.com
https://instructables.com/tag/type-id/category-technology/
https://makezine.com/category/electronics/
https://hackaday.io

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>>2556122
>If it wants 5V and it's only getting 3V it'll draw more current to compensate.

complete nonsense.
can be investigated and disproven in just 30 seconds.
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>>2556172
>DEBOONKED
DIsprove it then. Teach me a lesson.
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>>2556173
>teach me

no.
people are more convinced by what they see.
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>>2556182
Monke see, monke do.
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>>2556118
i suppose so, theres some keyboards that come with a volume type knob but I plan to have several on my board.

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Should I take up this course to build an electric car together with a team? They'll teach you the basics of welding, electricity, automechanics and graphic designing. It's 2 months long.
It's not a real car, but like a bobsled car for 1 person that goes 30 km an hour
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Sounds gay
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>>2555340
Is it competitive?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formula_SAE
If not skip it
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>>2555466
it's competitive but kinda gay like the other anon said. You're doing this with other schools and at the end of the course you're going to a circuit and have them race against eachother.
But they're only gonna go 30 kms an hour because of "safety regulations".
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>>2555340
If its cheap, and you have the free time, I would probably do it.
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>>2555340
did something like this in highschool, point was to get the most laps on like 3-4 lead acid batteries. Best part was no speed restrictions and they had us do runs on Road America - an actual racetrack. was fun watching other kids rolling their homemade go karts at this one hairpin turn.

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when i measure between' other test point' and 'live' the multimeter measures 240v.
That's when the light switch is turned off

That must mean the floating potential of the light's active wire must be earth, right? Is that a good thing or a bad thing?
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>>2555856
it's impossible to get 460v in my home though
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>>2555856
>single phase has two "phases"
And my glock made by smith and wesson needs a new clip. Anyone can just deliberately say things that are wrong but still be understood.
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>>2555808
240V is the potential between your hard active and switch wire. When it becomes an open circuit (switched off), it becomes your neutral potential, which is 0V because it is tied to your earthing system via the MEN.

>>2555856
>460V
jesus fucking christ america
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>>2555856
Nothing in Europe is wired in a way that you would ever get 460 volts. Certainly not in single phase. We get 400 with 3 phase.
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Wire that thing correctly, like like some hack European wired that. Single phase has two lines and a neutra, neutral is bonded to ground

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I need to picture of me holding my ID, so verify information.

I really dont feel comfortable giving that info to discord.

So I need a way to fake it, or a work around.
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>>2555554
So close
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>>2555510
ha ha, it's not because the really think or care about you being under age.

think about how discord makes money. They don't do it out of the goodness of their hearts.
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use an AI generated image.
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>>2555901
Worked great
Thanks anon
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>>2555546
This happened to me too. Never used my facebook account for anything so they ended up thinking I was a robot. Feel like I dodged a bullet there.


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