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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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>>1999812

Thats a chimney in a formerly unfinished attic. You deal with it for the expanded useable space.
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HOWDY, NEIGHBOR!
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>>1991359
Im surprised theres no live laugh love on the wall

Where do you recommend I start to learn about electronics?
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>>2004721
7th edition is a plain old text book
8th edition is like: visit here, check out there, have you heard about that software?
The general content is the same more or less but 8th gives me the shilly feel about it and the graphical layout is a bit atrocious.
But all in all, it is a good book for a novice, i like the fact it explains shit down to the actual physical basis of their operation (like diodes and transistors), it may sound like an overkill at first but then you come across a fun little project like the avalanche oscillator and you either understand or not why it works.
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>>2003053
kek, you gotta be a faggot to die from subatomic particles
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>>2001728
>Navy Electricity and
Electronics Training Series
>NEETs
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>>1999596
Can confirm, I learned electronics with that book.
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>>2004754
Don't forget the toxic fumes. They're volatile!

How does /diy/ feel about women doing DIY. If a female offers to put up a shelf, should I accept?
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>>1991130
It makes no sense. They bring their username-tethered behavior to an anonymous site expecting a pat on the head.
It’s Pavlovian at this point. Ignore it.
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>>2006353
>trump is part of the uniparty
He played ball just enough they didnt think they had to kill him, but they do need to send a message that no one ever better think of trying this shit again
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>>1993434
>thinks women are only good for procreation
someone's a repressed gay, lol
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My mum does a lot of DIY work, she'd probably know how to do more stuff than I could
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>>2000637
Cunt

Is this diyicually possible? I have no bath in my house but a small wasted room so I was thinking a flooded bath room complete with wall stools, towel holders etc. Not all the way to ceiling only bath deep, sealing walls and floor with tiles and swimming pool grout. My only issue I can think of is the door, maybe some kind of door like that on a ship or gas chamber?

Also the room in question is ground floor and concrete so don't think weight will be much of an issue
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>>2005050
assuming you don't blow out the floor
>cheap blue tarp
>lay everywhere nice
how to attach it without putting holes in it i don't know. probably need to drill holes and put in some kind of nail into plug set up
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>>2004958
Just gets a house with a pool in the back OP.
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>>2004958
Enjoy having your entire house filled with deadly black mold and your rafters and studs slowly rotting away from the high humidity levels. Nice knowing you OP.
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OK. I’ll bite. Make a bath height wall where the door opens into the room. Think of a box with one side open. Open side faces the door. You could also consider just doing a bath height wall parallel to the wall that the door is on. It’ll give you room to dry your feet before leaving your absolute shit box of a room.
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I love these kinds of threads. The "certainly possible by someone, but if you have to ask it's not you" threads. Try it, learn a lot and report back

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This sounds stupid as fuck, but believe it or not I've not had a single clear answer anywhere.

Is *all* IKEA furniture 'assemble on site' flat-pack?

I'm turning thirty this year and I'm determined to finally get rid of all my old ancient hand-me-down crap and get me some, well, adult living room and bedroom non-crap furniture. The tricky part is, I rent an apartment with awful access, so prebuilt 'wedge it through the doorway somehow' stuff isn't an option. I don't want to look like a fucking idiot when the delivery vehicle rolls up, thus the question.
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Where do i purchase a kitchen from then? Everyone says ikea cabinets are chink particleboard, so I go to menard’s or home depot or lowe’s and they just have chink particleboard for 2x the money. If I go to a specialty kitchen store some greasy jew salesman will sell me chink particleboard for 3x the money and also won’t just give me my cabinets, I have to pay José to install them as part of the purchase price.
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>>2002345
>I'm determined to finally get rid of all my old ancient hand-me-down crap
Fuck you. You don't deserve anything.
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>>2005805
>What kind of stress are you putting on your dresser that you need solid mahogany?
The passage of time. 10 years is not a long time, your zoomer is showing.
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>>2006305
Ask your local contractor, or ask someone who looks like they know some shit at the local hardware store. There are catalogues and suppliers that you wouldn't know about unless you actually went out and looked for them.
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>buying a tv stand made of obs and staples
Just put in on the floor

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I'm 23 and realised I'll never get work in my regarding my degree (at least not for years). Is it too late for me to learn a trade and do well? I want to be a carpenter.
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>>2004981
Live sound engineering, I had an internship and was doing a lot of unpaid work before the coof, now the entire industry is dead and I don't see it coming back to any sense of normality for a long time, I would rather retrain than wait for it to become viable.
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>>2003569
You will get there 5 years before me. Changed profession at 28 and haven't looked back.
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There's like 6 major trades always working. Apply to their unions when the economy starts up again

1. Carpenters - UBC
2. Plumbers, Welders, Fitters - UA
3. Electricians - IBEW
4. Ironworkers - IW
5. Sheet Metal/HVAC - SMART
6. Heavy Machine Operators - IUOE

They all pay well.

And if you can't get into any of them

7. Laborers - LiUNA
8. Cement Masons

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>>2005057
Why dont you get a second degree in mechanical engineering or something stem related? I'm sure with your existing coursework you would have most of the course requirements for an engineering degree. Might only take 1-2 years at most then you will have unlimited options for work.
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>>2005073
what'd you change to anon? I'm about to turn 28 and I want to get out of IT so looking at options

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to get that drills spinning at least 100,000 rpm /what do i need
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>>2005464
>Idk, lead metal is safe too.
As long as you do not lick it or anything, but it has a horrible capacity to bond in organic compounds and go up the food chain. If you want to have a laugh look up "correlation of leaded fuel use with IQ and juvenile delinquency" in the states.
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>>2003094
>There is mercury in every piece of fish you eat
>>>>citation needed
Pretty sure it's going to wildly depend on what fish, and where it was taken, and the specific life and behavior of that fish. So yeah, bullshit.

>>2003146
>"Don't worry about the mercury we put in your teeth goyim. There's also nothing wrong with the fluoride we put in the water supply either. It's all in your head. Now, take your flu shot, and your covid shot too. It's a party: everyone's getting vaxxed. Don't ask questions. You can trust the gubermint."
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COME TO MEXICO
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>>2006352
>COME TO MEXICO

And have your mercury fillings replaced with refried beans! DELICIOSO! ANDELE!
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>>2002409
The only reasons to remove amalgam is if they're defective or if you have a problem with how they look in your mouth. It is unethical for a dentist to remove your fillings because you think it's poisoning you, because the truth is that it's not, and would be an unnecessary procedure. Dentists who advertise that they remove "toxic" silver fillings are committing an ethical violation and should be reported to the state dental board and department of consumer affairs.
So the real message here: if you absolutely want them out, you need to say it's because you hate how they look and want white ones instead.
t. dentist

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I don't have the money for a mitre saw at the moment but I do have a rip saw. Is there a way to cut the length of a 2x6 to 13° ?
pic related
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>>2001809
draw it with a pencil and freehand it you mong
use any tool you find appropriate, hand saw, circular, table saw
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>>2003765
Yeah, tell Home Depot to make two 13 degree rips on a four foot 2x6.
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>>2002688
lmao welcome to wood working, not bad for your first go but you've got a lot of learning to do
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>>2002688
"mooooom, the saw horse won't stop lifting its legs and pissing on my ladder"

Does anybody here own a reverse osmosis system? How is it? Do you have a recommendations? Is it worth getting?
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>>2005968
Yeah I read up on that and it's totally bs. The water doesn't leach anything out of your teeth and so long as you eating a vaguely normal diet you will get plenty of minerals elsewhere.

That being said I added a mineral pack because I HATED the flavor without it. Made a hugely positive difference.

>>2004777
Unless the underside of your sink is tiny they aren't that bad to install. The tank does take up a bunch of space but it doesn't need to be percicely under your tap so you can slide it into a nearby cabinet if it's available.
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>>2004704
it's great [spoiler] it's expensive as fudge though [/spoiler]
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>>2005968

It doesn't purify the water to the level of being distilled. The basic minerals and stuff still stay in.
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>>2005968
Most system allow for an optional remineralization stage.
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>>2004853
Volume flow rate will decrease noticeably

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GOD DAMN IT, not again. This is number three.

How the fuck do I dispose of this thing without creating a huge stink? I killed the first one, and it sprayed when it died. The second one I tried very carefully to move it like they say online, but as soon as I covered it, the fucking thing sprayed. So here I fucking am with skunk number three.

When i caught the first one, i called animal control who told me to fuck off. Then I called Parks and Wildlife who also told me to fuck off!

I can't fucking wait to get a closing date for the house I'm buying and move.

>tfw you've build a skunk catching tunnel because it's a recurring problem
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I've gone to war with skunks for the past 2 years now. I go full autism and put on military camo running night ops on the fuckers. My record is 6 kills in one night. If you have a shotgun I've had good luck with just point blank blasting them with some shit 3"in bird shot. Doesn't smell unless you hit the sack. 223 also is fun
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So what is the skunk spray antidote? Soapy water with hydrogen peroxide? What if you mixed up a barrel of that and filled up a power washer with it and battled the skunk?
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spray it in the face with starting fluid aka date in a can
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>>2006375
I think it's tomato sauce actually.
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>>2006407
That's a myth.

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Was going through some repo'd cars today and found this axe (will post another pic of how the rest of it looks). Was wondering if i could use this same handle for it or would i have to just get a new one.
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Give it back Jamal.
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>>2006206
>implying OP isnt larping and didnt write all of that shit on the axe himself
this thread feels like the start of an ARG
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>>2006217
bottom one is a norse rune or sigil i believe, top on is some historical variant of the iron cross or swastika, i think its called the sun cross
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>>2006383
No and possibly Yes, altho unconvincing.
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After taking some of the rust and dirt off, the axe head seems to be a true temper flint edge kelly works

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id carry
hammer: for smashing stuff and what not + prying
hacksaw: useful for cutting stuff
knife: who doesn't carry a knife? multitude of uses.
adjustable pipe wrench: bolts and related
screwdriver set: for the shitty chink triangle screws
drill: holes and more holes
rag: cleaning stuff

and i think that's a OK toolbox
I'm just curious to what you guy's think you need for essentials.
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>>2005484
Tajima makes a nice self retractable one
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>>2002117
I work apartment maintenance and im happy with my setup.
impact driver
small flashlight
channel locks
small crescent wrench
non contact voltage tester
needle nose pliers
milwaukee 11 in 1 screwdriver is god tier
my leatherman wingman ends up doing 60% of my jobs though, love that thing.
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>Wd40
>mini-Wd40
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>>2002117
I always carry my knife and my glock
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>>2005484
First on the left is the best lockback utility knife I've ever found. Can't stand Stanley or Milwaukee.

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SOUL
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>>2006179
Get soft jaw pliers, you are making this harder than it should be
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>>2002380
That picture is triggering my autism. That nut should be coated thoroughly in liquid wrench and have a slightly-too-small impact socket pounded onto it.
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>>2006276
Tool shelf is right there nbd.
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>>2006311
I'd just notch with my zip disk then split with a cold chisel. There's nothing work attempting to save.
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>>2004844
Knipex and knoife

Yeah, I need to upgrade my toolbox knife from that $10 Stihl.

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/M /P on 630m edition
Old thread: >>1985623

>New to /ham/? Read this shit!
http://www.arrl.org/what-is-ham-radio
https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/bureau-divisions/mobility-division/amateur-radio-service
>Your search engine of choice works well too!

The FAQ is now back:
https://wiki.cybsec.io/index.php/HamFAQ
>The wiki is down but is archived: https://archive.is/PjR5s

>Idiot's Guide to Coax Cable
https://www.pcs-electronics.com/guide_coax.php


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This implies ARRL supports its misuse for reasons that do conform to their values, right?

a lawyer approved this?
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>>2006347
>Are you running a tuner?
Unfortunately, no.

I'll be honest, I didn't realize that that coil would need to be insulated to make it count for more than just it's physical length. I know that in the older versions of antenna systems that filled the same role, that the bases' had antenna manual antenna matching circuitry built in to them that could be manipulated with a 5 position switch on the bottom, however the bases with this antenna lacked them. I think it's fair to assume there is something inside the newer bases as well.

So my options then are either to somehow electrically lengthen the antenna, or cut it shorter to make it resonant? And even when I reach that point, I will still have to deal with the lack of counterpoise as well.
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>>2006358
>or cut it shorter to make it resonant?
It is already to short.
You said its 68". The min it can be is around 108" for CB. 1/4 wave.
Hustler still makes a decent ballmount/108" kit.
If you want the best of the best look at breedlove.
>https://breedlovemounts.com/store/ols/products/cb-ball-on-3-in-plates-with-ring-terminal-connection
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>>2006364
What about lengthening it via either wire coil or welding a second rod onto the first?

I realize I'm being stubborn and the easiest thing to do would be to get that breedlove kit, but I'm also using this as an antenna theory learning experience.
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>>2006370
>What about lengthening it via either wire coil
Thats called a loading coil.
>https://www.w8ji.com/mobile_and_loaded_antenna.htm

>>>2006370
>welding a second rod onto the first
Sure. As long as you end up somewhere total around 108". Basically replicate this kit
>https://www.rightchannelradios.com/products/copy-of-cb-ball-mount-and-spring

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Why does /diy/ hate Wranglerstar so much? Except the clickbaits (that everyone does), I don't get it
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>it's another clickbait-titled video where he talks about jeebus and the evil libruls destroying murrica
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>>2005519
>A Nation Shaken To The Core
>1 week ago
Is he bitching about voter fraud in that one? He is, isn't he?
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>>2005864
>which just increases cost and contributes basically nothing to emissions or efficiency.
Actually it greatly increases efficiency.
It produces way more heat for the same wood.

I'm not saying they should be required, but mine is great, keeps me warmer, burns less wood, and the smoke gets used as fuel instead of just fucking off with a bunch of heat out of the house.

I could care less about the emissions (which it actually does help with) because almost all of our pollution problems come from people who dump commercial quantities of oil onto their property and large multi-nationals.
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He said I'm wrong for drinking alcohol because he used to beat his wife when he drank. Instantly unsubscribed, haven't seen a single video of his since.
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>>2005983
Just use a fucking damper...




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