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a few days ago i posted my unfinished project which was painting my monitor pink. its all done and its not perfect but i feel like it looks so good. what do you all think ^_^
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>>2007167
That's what my dad's Galaxy S5 looks like. Except more app icon burn in
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>>2011071
damn, you got me
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>>2011071
damn people are still paying lowtax's rent even in 2020? I always figured those forums would have been first to die from the big early web2.0 sites. I guess its a good thing 4chan isn't the only survivor
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>>2012955
lowtax got booted for abusing his wife or something. SA is still around tho
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>>2013408
>lowtax
kek he got stir crazy and beat his wife one night, that fucking epic. Kinda sad too in its own way though. Guess that leaves tom fulp and max goldberg as the last two original fags still running their now (mostly) dead websites.

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And what would you even call it?

It's to seal off the gaps between the side panels that sit either side of my ebikes frame, to keep rain etc out of the electrics. If any anons know where I might find something like this I would be forever grateful, spent several hours searching for 50mm plastic/rubber edging/casing/cover etc to no avail.
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Not exact but there's one that's pretty close

https://therubbercompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/TPE-Square-U-Channels-2.pdf
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>>2012405
To weather seal my ebike top and bottom. There are custom made panels either side of the frame that house the batteries, wiring and controller etc, but gaps let water in (pis related)

>>2012561
Thanks for the link but the biggest there is 29mm : (
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https://www.rubberstock.com/profiles/u-profiles/refrigerator-profile-50mm_11924.html?colorId=521
Will this work?
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>>2012897
I think it just might.

Will buy it and find out, thank you for finding that, it's by far the closest thing to what I'm looking for, worth a punt.
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>>2013289
No problem dude but take note that it says the colour is creme. Good luck

Why do companies ship their power cables like this and how do I get them to be manageable? I’ve tried the over-under thing with them but they just won’t twist into place when I go under.
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>>2013237
Yes fren
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>>2013238
I can’t get them to coil at all. They were shipped with the kinks wrapped around a winder when I got them with the power washer I bought. I just want to be able to coil it around the original winder.
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>>2013243
After you fold it up by hand (not on the winder), use solid core electric wire or garden plant wire to keep it together.
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>>2013230
try heating it up with air dryer, it should remove the stress on insulation
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>>2013269
dont forget a shot of black to reseal all the quantum connections you break

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so I was thinking of buying some L-shaped desk, but I don't quite like the quality of the products, so I'm thinking of making my own desk, but before starting I would like some advice on techniques and materials to use.

an apology for the spelling but i am using google translate as my english is not good enough to compose this.
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>>2010398
I could do two and make an L desk, this seems like a good idea.
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>>2010226
Oh fuck dude that'd be simple as fuck to make (cheap too)
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>>2010398
>>2010591
>coat hanger legs
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>>2010262
>Glass anything
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>>2010162
Extruded aluminum frame for the support and butcher block for the top. Will run expensive compared to fiberboard crap but it's disassemble-able, light compared to a solid wood desk, and can be modular if you design it to be modular. You can add on shelves or drawers or whatever later too if you want.

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Thread hymn.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MebuKbDuVew [Embed]

Last thread:1981191

>Haas automation videos.
https://www.youtube.com/user/haasautomation/playlists
>Titans of CNC
https://www.youtube.com/user/titanamericanbuilt/playlists
>Edge precision
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-kgF0sJFno [Embed]

N.e.w.
>Setting up a grindall spindex on a surface grinder

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>>2013315
I don't believe you...
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>>2013315
unless it was 1.199 and 1.200
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>>2013315
This got me thinking, anyone got to use an original set of joe blocks? The ones that are so flat, and so smooth that when you press them together they will stick and scientists still can't reliably explain why?
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>>2013372
they pretty much all wring together I mean that's how you are supposed to use them
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>>2013372
they all do that anon... its like, how they work

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OSB GET
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>>2012050
What are you going to do for content when your house is done Matt? Or are you just going to build it forever.
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>>2000000
cheked and OSB pilled
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>>2002915
blaming free-trade capitalism on things jews do who work with the government and push for regulations
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OSBump
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>>2012050
so Matt, how much did it cost for 2 layers of the advantech?

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What can you do with a lot of pallets? I live in a place where about all the businesses throw these away.
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It depends how much time you want to spend with your pallets
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>>2007541
aww hes has the retardeds
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>>2001851
Challenge these guys
https://youtu.be/ADYkVrR3Ups
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>>2011636
I made a good looking bench from disassembled pallets. Nails removed, planks planed. Holes filled with filler and sanded to make it even. ABSOLUTELY NOT WORTH MY TIME, I HATE MYSELF
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>>2003881
>banning a lever
Amazing

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I have to frame a small roof covering like pic related. It has to be 20’ long by 6’ wide. The roof will be bare metal roof, so its really lightweight stuff. What size posts, beams and header would I use? Someone told me to use 6x6 posts, but that seems like overkill for such a small structure. Please advise.
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if it's light enough that you're not at all concerned about structural shit, use whatever looks good with the surroundings. curb appeal is real and it feels nice to not live in a self-made favela

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Hey /diy/ what do you use as a workbench?
I need a good one and was thinking about building one myself
i plan to buy a top plate made of beech wood 2000*750*50mm
but now i need a strong and stable base and am considering two options, wood or steel
I am more comfortable working with steel and it would be easier to get to a good weight without being too bulky
On the other hand wood might be better at dampening vibrations and hammer blows
the plan is to build something like pic related but stronger (either 80x80x4 square tubing or 100x100 wood)
Oh and since it's going to sit in a corner do you think it would be a good idea to bolt it to the (concrete) wall?
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>>2006901
I simply used 20mm osb as the top layer.
10 years in use, sure it looks like crap but I couldnt care less.
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>>2010888
>bars
kek, sure.

how many did you have to check before you got one that said thin layers?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glued_laminated_timber
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>>2010888
mmm no they're all laminated m8. Yes commonly people use laminate as a term for specifically shitty composite boards that have veneer sandwiching cheap fiberboard, typically used for flooring. But thats not its literal definition. Any composite material that is built out of layers can be described as laminate.
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>>2010929

Use concrete for a bottom layer of a composite table then. Add wood, plastic, steel, or rubber conveyor belting material on top for comfy work bench surface.
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>>2011121
That way it doesn’t really have advantages over wood or steel except for maybe the extra weight.
Not sure if that justifies the extra work pouring and drilling the concrete

1997 whirlpool washer. Console looks identical to picrel except mine has a manual knob in middle for water temp options. After wash cycle, it goes into a combo spin\drain mode and empties the water. Then spinning stops when all water is gone and tub sits and i can hear what sounds like the pump (?) trying to drain water still. It seems stuck in that mode. I can hear a sound coming from timer at the same time but it doesnt seem to move and dont want to leave it there too long for fear of burning out pump maybe. probaby sat in that limbo mode for about a minute or so before i noticed it the first time from the unusual sounds it was making.
Took timer out and opened it up. Shitload of breaker points in there that look like they are activated by the timer wheel that has an equal shitload of things on the wheel that trigger the breaker points. Sprayed electronic parts cleaner spray and compressed air in all that timer points stuff but nothing changed. Havent tried a any other cycle other than "normal" yet.
Is the timer bad?? Or is there some other part i should be checking... Is it worth getting new one in this old of a machine? $80 was cheapest price i could find for new replacement part . Washer probably has much lower than average use for age.
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>>2010501
Nah the new ones are all shit low flow garbage.

>>2010435
Check your lid switch. It'll still drain with the lid open (or a broken switch) but it won't go into spin. If you have a multimeter you can read it under the console.
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>>2010856
I leave lid open all the time. i like seeing what is going on all the time without interupting the process. Have busted off piece of plastic hanger jammed in switch hole to keep switch thinking lid is closed and it has been like that for years. It does spin. To get around problem i manually twist timer knob to spin section on dial to thoroughly extract soapy stuff and then go back to the start of wash cycle to do a rinse cycle. then have to manually go to spin cycle again. Going to find something to wash rn to test the on the "Regular light" load section on the dial. I can get what i need out of the thing with this problem but babysitting a washing machine for 1/2 hour is not that great. Will update after test. Seems if it works normal using another cycle option \ portion of timer dial, maybe it is for sure the timer.
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>>2010873
Op again. Ran load on delicate cycle option and and after the wash portion was complete it worked normal with draining and spinning. Drain and spin happened simultaneously and spun for another couple minutes after draining was done. When problem was occurring, the simultaneous spin and drain would happen but after drain was done, which would only take about a minute, it would stop spinning and i could hear motor or pump or somthing working very loudly but everything seemed stalled otherwise.
Some reading i did earlier talked about "resetting timer" by unplugging machine and rotating dial a full turn or 2 then replugging. Not so sure how much i buy that but i did that right after the delicate cycle wash test. Then went to regular load wash as a way to rinse the delicate cycle test load. Fuck retarded me, the goddamn thing worked normal now. I guess i will spend the next few wash loads closely monotoring to make sure.
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>>2010899
Lid switch is still what to look at. Many are a clamshell construction. Glue joint fails and switch spreads apart. It can be fixed by putting a zip tie around it to hold it together. If it is a two wire then clipping and nutting wires together will bypass failing switch. Remember that spin cycle has no mercy for a hand or arm.
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>>2010899
Keep that thing running if you can OP. New ones are fucking gay and garbage.
Old fashioned ones like yours can be repaired cheaply for the most part. My grandparents have their maytag set from the 70s and it still works.

I need to find an outdoor floodlight that has its own power switch. Not a motion sensor, not an app, an actual on/off switch. Does anyone know of such a thing? I am on my 3rd motion sensor light in 4 years because the sensor part keeps breaking. I set it, don't touch it, and 18 months later it is either always on day or night or it won't turn on at all.
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>>2012635
Depot has these basic fixtures for $5. I opted for two of the led floodlight bulbs with built in motion detector inside bulb for $10 each (on light bulb isle). Basically ~$25 two bulb motion detecting floodlight, the cheapest one in security light dept was $50 and it didn’t have led bulbs and couldn’t aim lights. Been 2 years now
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>>2012738
>>2012795
I need need to be able to turn it on and off from the light itself. I don't want it on all the time.

>>2012801
The line does not have a switch and I can't add one. I need the switch on the light.
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>>2012948
>and I can't add one
ahhh renting eh? your only option is going to be a smart floodlight and turning it on/off through wifi. nobody makes switched flood lights for obvious reasons.


But wait I just remembered im on /diy/... All you need to do is get a motion sensing light, take apart the motion sensor, and depending on how its wired, delete the motion sensing capabilities and just wire in a switch of your choice. pic related, it should be trivial to swap out the motion sensing circuit with one of these
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>>2012632
It's probably just dirty. I've lived in places where the motion sensor light hasn't been changed in 20 yrs, bar a new bulb and a wipe down.
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>>2012948
If you don’t have room for a switch, put a Reed switch in the casing where the power comes in and you can put some permanent magnet on it (outside the casing) to turn it on

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Invent a toilet that doesn't give the user a heart attack
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I don't understand how fucking weak everyone is these days.

>Nooo, I can't eat wheat!
>Nooo, I can't eat dairy!
>Nooo, I can't take a shit without special gear!
>Nooo, I need fifteen different pills a day!

What the absolute fuck is wrong with you cunts? Just shit. IT doesn't matter what orientation you're in or what you're sitting on or which fucking hemisphere you're in. You can shit doing a handstand if you want. It doesn't even take any effort to shit, your body is MADE TO SHIT, you don't need any fucking concious effort you can shit while asleep, you can shit while knocked out, you can even shit as you fucking die. It's easy. Babies shit all the time.

So why can't you? Why are you all "Oh no, no no no, this won't do I can't shit with these sorts of angles! Don't you know you're meant to raise your knees over your head to shit? That's how god intended it!" NO FUCK YOU JUST FUCKING TAKE A SHIT JESUS FUCKING CHRIST I FUCKING HATE YOU CUNTS
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>>2008649
Reminder that westerners have chairs and sit toilets because they used to have dirt floors
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>>2012988
>your body is MADE TO SHIT,

True, your body is made to stand up and shit on your feet in nature. The second best is to squat.
Where exactly in nature do you sit at 90degrees to shit?
If you want to whine about what your body is "made to do", using a stool is a bad and outright wrong example.
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>>2013304
What I don't get is that all these special toilet stool people never explain why you couldn't simply sit on a regular toilet and then lean your upper body forward to achieve the same angle???
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>>2013316
I mean you probably could, but its really not that hard or expensive to buy a plastic stool to put at the foot of your toilet.
Quite frankly, the only people that are told to squat are people who have problem staining. Say after heart surgery or if you have stitches and healing in your rectum or stomach and the like.

Its not widespread because straining isnt that big of a deal for most people.

Do rechargeable batteries like these IKEA branded ones hold memory when you don’t let them totally discharge and then put back in the charger?
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>>2010363
If you don't want to do that, and also don't want to break the law and make Australia's landfills even nastier than they already are, then the best idea I've been able to come up with is to subvert the Mobile Phone Industry Recycling Program. They send batteries overseas for recycling, and they're only meant to take old phones and their batteries, but I don't believe they have armed guards on their recycling bins. Since one NiCd or NiMH or LiI is much like another, you could just drop the lot in the phone battery bin when nobody's looking.

If you get busted, though, I never met you.
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>>2010360
>>2010362
>>2010363
Based informative post. Thanks anon.
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>>2010078
My favourite rechargeable AA & AAA batteries <3
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>>2012277
Are they good?
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>>2013170
I get a lot more runtime with Ikea rechargeables than any other brand. Around 90 mins for my anal vibrator at full power

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Could I built a similar cage out of plastic or would it have to be metal, for the beams to be similarly thin and still be strong enough to pick up and move around?
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>>2012434
your podcast sucks
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A good government would locate perverts like OP and inflict capital punishment on them until they are all gone
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>>2012475
Gord's already dead.
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>>2012005
What if he had a stroke while she was down there?

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Hello /diy/ers
How the fuck can I reframe this?
I know this is done wrong. But how do I do this without damaging the structure? Exterior sheathing is in OK shape still
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>>2011085

Sounds like a bunch of "remodels" just slapping shit ontop of the old to save cost, like roofers will sometimes do with shingles.
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>>2010773
Why tho? Was this built out of scrap lumber? That looks unsafe for so many different reasons. Is this in a shed or similar structure?
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>>2012882
Its the master bedroom
Looks like they just BSed a lot of the framing, its in the canada far north and built during pioneer times
Here's a possibly supporting wall in the hallway
Some closets I had to remove because the stud didnt even go all the way to the top plate
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This looks bad, but I've seen worse from actual framing monkeys.
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>>2013019
>its in the canada far north
oh ok that makes more sense. It still looks very unstable. Are the exterior walls all like this as well? What is supporting the roof?




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