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  • pbates123 commented on PhilH40's instructable Simple T Track for Woodwork Jigs 3 weeks ago
    Simple T Track for Woodwork Jigs

    Nice work PhilH40 and nice name also!! I like the way you made your T track. I have thought of a couple of other ways that may work as well although I have yet to try them. One way I thought of was to cut or route a channel slightly larger than the bolt shank you are going to use. Next using a key hole router bit route the area the head of the bolt will ride in. I think this would work well with brass toilet bolts.The second idea was to, as before start off by cutting the channel first that is large enough for the shank and head of the bolt this time. Then use a piloted rabbiting bit to route down either side of the channel that you could then inlay thin aluminum strips leaving enough space for the bolt shank to pass between the strips. Not sure either of these would work any better ...

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    Nice work PhilH40 and nice name also!! I like the way you made your T track. I have thought of a couple of other ways that may work as well although I have yet to try them. One way I thought of was to cut or route a channel slightly larger than the bolt shank you are going to use. Next using a key hole router bit route the area the head of the bolt will ride in. I think this would work well with brass toilet bolts.The second idea was to, as before start off by cutting the channel first that is large enough for the shank and head of the bolt this time. Then use a piloted rabbiting bit to route down either side of the channel that you could then inlay thin aluminum strips leaving enough space for the bolt shank to pass between the strips. Not sure either of these would work any better than your idea though!Nice work keep it up!- Phil

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  • pbates123 commented on mrstan's instructable Repair Dead COB LED Light Bulbs4 months ago
    Repair Dead COB LED Light Bulbs

    Rather than directly shorting across where the LED was, if you can't get a LED to replace it, may it would be wise to add a low value resistor. it would be easier on the remaining LEDs by limiting the current.Great instructable! Good work!

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  • pbates123 commented on Lordii's instructable Camping van shower8 months ago
    Camping van shower

    Great idea using the barrel! As f1dd13r suggested below that is what I did for my camper. I hang the hula-hoop from the ceiling and used two shower curtains and a rubber made tub to collect the water. Because my camper has a water system I used a submersible pump to pump out the water, of the tub, while showering. Using the barrel won't work for me it is just to big. But it solves a problem I have. The curtain sometimes pulls out of the tub then I have a small flood. The high walls of the barrel keep the curtain inside. Very creative great work!

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  • pbates123 completed the lesson Welcome to CNC in the class CNC Class9 months ago
  • pbates123 commented on mikeasaurus's instructable how to shave with an axe12 months ago
    how to shave with an axe

    Interesting instuctable ! I think you should do a followup instructable - How to suture LARGE GAPING Wounds while bleeding profusely! Good luck on the implementation. LOL!

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