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>2023
>using anything other than square heads
ngmi
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>>2555845
wait - better yet, what about a rectangle? something like pic related
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>>2555882
u may be on to something.......
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>>2555845

actually, circles are an even stronger shape.
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>>2555794
so, there is a reason they use a square drive on your ratchet and breaker bar (where you attach the socket) as well as the robertson screw. it's torque.

if you don't need the 6 positions of angular freedom that hex nuts and bolts give you (like a screw) square maximizes torque.

> triangle drive?
the screw tip doesn't have enough meat, and would break tips off in an industrial/heavy use. i think there is some lightweight electronic products that use them (think companies named after fruit) but thats to annoy ppl.

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Been seeing a handful of people talk about making new youtube channels.
Lots of people with talent and knowledge on this board, lots of shitty quality youtube channels succeeding.
Maybe in this new year we should throw down some film, upload and see what happens.

Do you have a youtube channel?
Are you planning on making one?
Lets do this.
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>>2546079
No. Fuck Google. Fuck most people, too. People are assholes and treat me like shit, even here. I'm taking my knowledge to the grave. Let them see my works and try to figure it out themselves.
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>>2551322
>I still hate vertical video.
What the fuck is up with porn videos all being shot in vertical now.
Or being shot vertical, but somehow the actual video is horizontal with big black bars on the side making it impossible to see it in vertical?

How does that even happen?
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>>2553151
>not making a ton of math tutorial shorts
Seems perfect honestly.
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>>2550839
RIP Ja/ck/

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Do any of you have experience using the Astra CL34? Would you recommend it for a machining shop?
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>>2554393
Cnc titans are buying Do San machines
Gooks can make machines
Just look at toyota, honda and whatnot
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>>2554393
One of the mills where I work is from china, the thing works everyday nonstop and the only thing that needed replacing was a bearing that started to sound bad, the important parts of the CNC are also made in China and work fine costing 4x less than their German and Japanese counterparts.
They make good shit if you're willing to pay.
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>>2555166
Japan's best are equivalent to China's crap

uh huh
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>>2555194
I hate weebs so much its unreal
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>>2554075
just get a do san or fanuc

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The /fa/gs don't know what they're talking about at all, so I'll post it here. I just dropped $12k on the BN-20 and two ricoma heat presses and I'm converting my garage. I was going to buy the assets from a local print shop in town for $40k but the boomer owner betrayed me and went with another offer, but it is no matter.

My current business is a sticker business and I'm ready to expand and to use my designs on something more than just stickers. I've got local tshirt and hat orders lined up with businesses already, some recurring and some not, and I'm going to use the funds to pay myself back and to build my own brand. I quit my comfy $90k a year desk job to pursue this full time. The BN-20 also makes and cuts high quality stickers.

Anybody here ever do something similar and if so, how was your experience? I thankfully live in a booming portion of Florida that will always have new businesses to supply. One of my target demographics is going after food truck companies that haven't branded themselves yet since food trucks are a big thing here and always rotating.
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Openknit was a really cool project. Too bad it's basically dead. Would be nice if some anons picked it up again
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Find your niche and roll with it. The BN20 is a very capable machine just don't neglect it. Print daily or you'll be replacing the head eventually. $3K+ if you have a tech do it. Only use OEM captops - replace them every 6 months. Use OEM wipers, felt, etc. Keep it clean. Be careful loading media - if you end up lifting and bending a media clamp (the metal things that ride over the media) replace it. don't try to bend it back. Not worth the risk of a head strike.

You can run odd sized media in it by removing the locking screw on the right side roll guide. As long as the pinch rollers are on a knurled section of the rollers the BN will detect it and print on it. You will have to tape over the optical media sensors (front and rear) if you do that though. Be VERY careful you do not run a roll to empty and jam the machine. It won't detect the media has lifted and you can damage things.

Order 60" rolls of vinyl and use a chop saw to cut them at 20" or just order them cut if you find a vendor that does that.

Stahls is good for ordering most maintenance parts and OEM inks. Their cadcolor heat transfer material is very nice (the soft stretchy opaque one).

The only aftermarket ink I would consider at any point would be from premiercolour if you end up pushing enough volume that ink cost is a concern AND the machine has paid for itself already. Then you won't feel bad if something goes wrong because of 3rd party inks. If you're not printing 5+ hrs a day continuously there's no reason to get bulk ink or aftermarket.

Learn your own maintenance and repairs on the BN. Heads can be DIY replaced but you will need a tech to remote in to set the head rank. Heads can be had for around 2k.

I do not like Dewalt
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>>2554388
you are making good points. you don't need to wrestle me into submission.

The stock exchange matters. so do corporate profits. The U.S. doesn't get tax revenue if the corporation is based outside the U.S.

but yeah, everything is kiked and fucked up, and nationalism is indded somewhat passé
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>>2554112
My grandfather did this in the arms factories during le merchant war part ii, with a daub of green paint.
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>>2554218
Agreed. Old school Milwaukee fan. Milwaukee Electric Tool now belongs to a Hong Kong company. That cheesehead quality is long gone.
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>>2554112
When I was a US Army helicopter mechanic (67N) in the late 80s, we were not allowed to use any type of power tool on the aircraft. All hand tools only.
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>>2554853
They do, at least from people who get distributions (dividends, royalties, etc.) in that company. Foreign holding taxes are a pain, we had to read up about them in Business Tax. The government makes tax money on that company just not directly

Hello, a rafter in my roof cracked, so I'm using this fucking carjack to support my ceiling while I tie and weld metal bands around the cracked rafter to stich it together.

Anyone have any advice on how to do this better? The roofer wanted 20k so that's not an option
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>>2554306
bro the inspector will definitely notice multiple sistered joists and brand new hardware
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>>2554309
Nooooooo
My plan is to cover it up with insulation
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>>2554301
>any advice on how to hang drywall over my head somehow
Go rent a drywall lift or make a T-brace out of some 2x4s. I did a whole 2 story home by myself when I was in my early 50s using picrel.
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>>2555634
And I was hanging 4ft by 12ft sheetrock.
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>>2555634
>early fifties
how old are you now then lad

I just had my first class in a 3 month long pottery course, the teacher said he'd teach us if we want but otherwise we can make whatever we want. So far I've made a coil vase, looking for other cool/functional ideas for what to make next. The kiln is 23h x 21w. Some ideas I've had so far:

- grotesque jug/planter
- water seal fermenting jar
- small yakitori grill or another type of grill
- pointed bottom amphora
- or, use every class to learn how to wheel throw since apparently it is very difficult
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>>2551996
firedogs are fun.

Practice throwing in class, hand build stuff at home so you have something to fire EVERY time they fire it. I took a class with a larger kiln, and a guy made a life sized statue of his grand daughter. It was in 2 parts. The top half was down to the waist and the bottom 1/2 was sitting. He designed it to sit on a wall in his back yard garden. He left it terracotta.

I focused on Minoan and and Mycenaean stuff.
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>>2553751
whats it do
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>>2553942
Draws 2 more pots of greed if you're running a chad deck
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>>2552906
>firedogs
are these for skewers of meat or something?

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>contains traces of lead and other heavy metals
>gives water metallic taste
>overpriced, just look at the cost of those fittings
>too much solder, too little solder, too much heat, not enough heat, not enough flux, too much flux, wrong type of flux...
>did you solder it correctly? lol won't find out for 10 years
>takes 7 MINUTES for each joint
>casually set the wall on fire while trying to make a tight connection
>microcracks, good luck finding the leak
>barely flexible, good luck feeding through joists for any reno work
>if the outside looks like cancer after contact with moisture, imagine what the inside looks like
>literally disintegrates if in contact with the wrong material
>zero innovation for 100 years because it "just werks lol"

you didn't fall for the >>>muh coppa<<< meme did you?
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>>2555384
stainless will rust if it is contaminated which is easily done just scratching it can cause it
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>>2555384
Reads like it is galvanized.
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>>2552220
COPPER BAD
PEX BAD
LEAD BAD
GALVANIZED BAD
BADBABDBABDABBABDABDBAB!
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If you have extra time, Rothenberger and Virax both make pope expanders and T-Extractors that eliminate the need for many fittings.
The T-extractors require brazing rather than soldering, but the expanders don’t.
The amount of time required makes the system too costly for a regular plumber in most cases, but the systems are supposedly used in some schools since it eliminates the extra cost of fittings.
An expanded joint, and T-extracted joint also use less solder or brazing rod, since there is only one “side” that needs to be soldered when joining pipe inline with the expander, and only one joint that needs to be brazed with the T-extractor.
For soldering, there is a special soldering iron for plumbing fittings called the Antex Pipemaster Pro, which helps lower the fire risk from torches.
Most plumbing solder nowadays os completely lead free.
For mire reliable soldering, use a power pope cleaning brush connected to a drill, and a tinning flux.
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>>2555834
>Rothenberger and Virax both make pope expanders
and here i thought i was the only one who wanted to see francis getting dilated

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What percentage of people in your country do you think could survive for a week in the wild? Could you?
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>>2550968
i like the thread but this isn't /out/ buddy
to answer your question, people need to score atleast 138 on the man-o-meter.
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>>2551636
>>2551708
>Cause of overdose and potential
you cannot overdose on magic mushshrooms.
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>>2551714
outs filled with faggots up their own ass though
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>>2551568
>thinking straight
That is what does it. Most people don't go without food very often, let alone water. It causes a lot of internal psychological and emotional panic that can lead to all sorts of novel but perilous ideas. Even so, the rate of humanoid to wild biomass conversion is too low for good sense and self-awareness to be normal anymore.
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>>2550968
Yeah I'd have a nice pelt of fur in less than a week. The cold is always the biggest issue.

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>he fell for the pipe meme
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>>2553226
Chad bucket owner here, pipes are for basedboys
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There is theoretically no reason I could not plumb my entire house with square tube steel.
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>>2555785
Rusty bath water would be pretty fun.
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>>2555797
>assumed he is not brazing stainless
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>>2555785
You can do all sorts of stupid shit and obviously should to poast for our lulz.

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what's this doohickey?
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>>2555728
I just add uv dye and pag oil into an empty can of compressed air with a syringe then refill it with another can of compressed air upside down
Which is very similar to doing this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1k_GusuXsg
or while vacuuming the system through the low side you push the high side shrrader valve in and pour in oil while spilling everywhere
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>>2555728
Inline dye/oil injectors. There are a variety but the principle is simple:

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>>2555762
>https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07G37CVCY
let me help you with that.
fucking linklets lol
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>>2550810
It's a valve designed to deliver water, electricity, and gas to a house without crossing the lines
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>>2555769
I expected the link to automatically shorten but seems not. Next time I'll just copy the item name and potential buyers can source the item (Ebay is often cheaper anyway).

Assuming this worked, how do I make this? I assume its a air conditioning.. I see
copper pipes, presumably circulating water via pipe, why i dont know

an ice box... a fan... this has to be an air conditioner right? so how does it work, how would you make one? shouldnt there be a pump
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>>2554284

>single hose unit

you know those actually suck the air from inside to cool the condenser coils and blow the hot air outside. you are basically cooling the air to just have it blown outside to keep the condenser cool so it doesnt overjheat

always get the 2 hose model that pulls outside air to cool the condenser and blows it right back outside so the evaporator can actually cool the room without the rooms air being used to cool the condenser.
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>>2548957
>It’s not summer yet,
It's always summer on /diy/
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>>2549125
That graphic clearly shows that the temperature has already been regulated to a steady state at the inside of the insulation, so it wouldn't matter whether the structure was masonry, steel, or wood, it would remain the same temperature regardless
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>>2554637
I see what you did there.
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I had to use one of these when I lived in an apartment that didn't allow window AC. It's absolutely better than a fan and cheaper than a portable AC, if nothing else.

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After some advice. Constructed from foamboard, mounted around the window opening, with about 5cm of overlap all around, mounted with heavy duty velcro. 4 inch duct tubing and the box would be stuffed with foam or insulation material, to aid sound dampening. Window opening is 52cmx26cm.

Would one single fan be sufficient for ventilation? I know it's a "how long is a piece of string question. Basically two options;

(1) 2x180mm PWM fans controlled by a n externally powered Noctua fan controller, possibly with an inline 140mm fan inside the box. Use 6" to 4" duct reducers inside the box. Theoretical advantage of more fans is that blades are another impediment ot sound transmission from outside (noisy traffic, kids etc).

(2) Single cheap mains-powered 120mm fan on the side of the box facing inward to the room. This is sufficient as air from outside only has to travel approximately 110cm.

The aim is not to kill sound completely, but to have an appreciable improvement over simply leaving the window ajar.
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>>2555495
I think the fans and tube sounds would be louder than just having the window open.
Unless the outdoor sounds are very loud ... but this box isn't really going to help reduce those, so it'd just be more noise on top of the sounds from outside.
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>>2555536
>I think the fans and tube sounds would be louder than just having the window open.
>Unless the outdoor sounds are very loud ... but this box isn't really going to help reduce those, so it'd just be more noise on top of the sounds from outside.


Good point, but next door is a mentally handicapped kid and by the time April rolls by, he will be in the backyard constantly. He cannot help it, but he screeches incessantly.

The idea is, I would operate the fans at the lowest speed. This room faces the sun from 12noon afterwards and heats up. Even opening the window a little helps out a lot with temperature.

I already use earplugs when sleeping if I am working nights, but I want a solution to have the ventilation equivalent to leaving the window open a bit, but with "50%" or so noise intrusion.
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If I were doing this, which I wouldn't, I'd build a sealed box with a hole at each end. The intake hole being on the bottom side so rain doesn't get inside. Then put a baffle in the center of the box with a bathroom fan mounted in it, which are designed for use in humid locations unlike computer fans. Then add like 6-12 inches of fiberglass batt insulation after the fan, enough to cut down on sound but not so much that it's too much for the fan to push air through. Add & remove insulation thickness to balance noise & airflow. And if you want it to be really quiet, use a panasonic bath fan rather than the cheap nutone shit.
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>>2555495
>mm, cm

into the trash it goes
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>>2555495
>Constructed from foamboard, mounted around the window opening, with about 5cm of overlap all around, mounted with heavy duty velcro. 4 inch duct tubing and the box would be stuffed with foam or insulation material
stop doing amphetamines

Jameson Whisky: 500mL-750mL
Sweetened Condensed Milk: 800-900mL
Heavy/Whipping Cream: 1/2 cup or 120mL
3 tablespoons of honey
3 tablespoons of vanilla extract
2 tablespoons of cocoa powder (NOT SWEETENED)
1 tablespoon instant coffee
<1 tablespoon of ground nutmeg

>Pour your condensed milk, then your cream, then honey and vanilla.
>Mix all dry ingredients together, making sure to finely grind and mix them (especially the instant coffee, it needs to be broken up finely, and the cocoa powder clumps if not mixed thoroughly.
>Evenly distribute dry ingredients on top of wet. Start mixing, then pour whiskey in. Get everything roughly mixed together.
>From here, you can either hand mix/whisk in your bowl/container, or; use a blender or hand blender.

You will have about a litre of Irish cream with this recipe. You can easily add or take away from this recipe.

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>>2552651
men are talking here buddy
and when I call myself a man I mean a broken man who has a problem but we're still talkin ova heah

>>2552357
>>2552373
I live in USA and Bailey's is expensive, but I can typically find practically equivalent irish cream for $8.99 so it's a whole different comparison. Nevertheless I have made my own before, I just used some bottom shelf sour mash shit, I don't remember exactly, with instant coffee, heavy cream, sugar, and cocoa powder. No nutmeg or vanilla, though. Even if the price I can get a regular bottle isn't too bad it's still fun to make stuff so I will probably try it out anyway.
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>>2552394
I actually like to have a shot of whiskey with warm milk and honey at night
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>>2554000
>nice trips
mm yess they love trudaddys taxes to end racism!!!!
>>2554422
>nice dubs
Yeah desu im sure youre not saving a whole lot, but the experience of making something is whats worth it to me
>>2554423
that actually sounds tasty! might have to try that tonight! thanks for sharing anon (:
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It's literally the same thing for like half the price
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>>2555731
no problem bro :D

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Greenhouse thread. Tell me about your diy greenhouse builds and what custom features did you implement on it?
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>>2553741
You could just saranwrap that bitch twice a year.
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>>2553857
that sounds retarded but im willing to give it a try.
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>>2553741
Cant get glass panes for it? As long as you don't break them they'll last forever.
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>>2555357
Tempered glass is super expensive. Hailstorm will fuck up normal glass.
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>>2555357
for the majority of my life, the weather where i live has been calm. maybe a strong thunderstorm goes through once a year. but these past few years... fucking 70+ mph winds blowing through fucking everything up. One of my greenhouses had its METAL DOOR ripped off its METAL FRAME after being caught by a strong gust of wind. Shit was flying all over the place that night. Theres no fucking way im putting up glass panels, thats just asking for a beating from mother nature.


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