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  • TerryC111 commented on medzik's instructable Compact Regulated PSU - Power Supply Unit2 months ago
    Compact Regulated PSU - Power Supply Unit

    Could you explain where to buy the Carbon Fiber Vinyl Wrap? I am not familiar with this product. Otherwise, this is a great project and passing on your legwork for finding the necessary items from Banggood is perfect as I use them a lot. Thank you for your effort.

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  • TerryC111 commented on Swansong's instructable Melt in Your Mouth Ribs7 months ago
    Melt in Your Mouth Ribs

    Swansong,Thank you so much for the instructable. DaveD11, from your post set me straight. I’m going to try this method & I’ll let you know. I’m sure they will be delicious! Cheers,Terry

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  • TerryC111 commented on Swansong's instructable Melt in Your Mouth Ribs7 months ago
    Melt in Your Mouth Ribs

    Swansong, I re-read my question and it may have come across as harsh. That was not my intent. I really think that you did a fine job of explaining and I am going to try this method. Thanks for the instructable.

    I'm confused. In step 2 you say pre-heat oven to 300 degrees, then in step 8 you show oven set to 130 degrees. I'm used to "low & slow" so 130 degrees for 3 hours seems right to cook the ribs. Which is it?

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  • TerryC111 commented on gurobuzz's instructable Cheap Tool Box Organization1 year ago
    Cheap Tool Box Organization

    The real beauty of this instructable is the efficiency of placing tools on edge opposed to laying them on top of each other! Like you, I too am cheap but I'm also a little lazy. For those of us that have fewer tools to contend with, I wonder if rather than marking & drilling nine b-zillion holes why not use one (or maybe two) thicknesses of tempered pegboard? I pushed a 1/4" dia. multi-grooved dowel pin into a piece of 1/4" tempered pegboard and the fit was just right. I'd have to check further to see if gluing is necessary, but it's no big deal either way once you have your layout how you want it. I think that the pegboard would work fine for pliers, sockets & ratchets etc. but wrenches... maybe not so much. The upside to the pegboard, besides not having to drill so ...

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    The real beauty of this instructable is the efficiency of placing tools on edge opposed to laying them on top of each other! Like you, I too am cheap but I'm also a little lazy. For those of us that have fewer tools to contend with, I wonder if rather than marking & drilling nine b-zillion holes why not use one (or maybe two) thicknesses of tempered pegboard? I pushed a 1/4" dia. multi-grooved dowel pin into a piece of 1/4" tempered pegboard and the fit was just right. I'd have to check further to see if gluing is necessary, but it's no big deal either way once you have your layout how you want it. I think that the pegboard would work fine for pliers, sockets & ratchets etc. but wrenches... maybe not so much. The upside to the pegboard, besides not having to drill so many holes is:1) Dry fitting to get the layout how you want it would be foolproof. 2) You wouldn't necessarily have to paint the tempered, dark brown pegboard.3) Holes for 1/4" drive bits would have to be opened up a "tad", & for the 3/8" & 1/2" holes, but again, the pilot hole is already there. NOTE: I just checked and for larger 1/2" drive sockets the dowel pins need to be 1-15/16 to 2" apart - perfect for every other pegboard hole location!4) I believe that 1/4" pegboard would be lighter than MDF and more stable. The downside to the pegboard is:1) The spacing sacrifices for the wrenches (1" spaced holes vs. custom drilled spacing - 5/8").Perhaps a combination of the two methods would suffice. One easy way to get 1/2" spaced holes would be to use a 2" wide strip of pegboard, offset 1/2" from the work piece holes. In any event, you can buy 1/4" dia., Multi-Grooved Dowel Pins ranging from 1" to 5" long with the suggested 1-1/2" length costing $12.55 / 1000 from the following site: http://wood-dowels.exceldowel.com/viewitems/dowel-pins-biscuits/dowel-pins-plain There are multitudes of sources that offer these dowels in smaller quantities at higher piece cost. My opinion is that the multi-grooved dowel pins would work better than the spiral-grooved pins.

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