Instructables: exploring - living - car Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:38:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Calculate your Miles Per Dollar
Calculate your Miles Per Dollar - More DIY How To Projects]]> chopstx Miles Per Gallon. Old Fashioned.Meet MPD, or Miles Per Dollar. MPD is more useful than MPG for a couple of reasons:1) It gives a realistic sense of what you are spending.2) It makes it easier to compare the cost of vehicles that use different energy sources.If you want to calculate your MPD, read on...
By: chopstx

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:16:33 PDT
Dog Car Harness Safety Seat
Dog Car Harness Safety Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> tweedledumbum Here is a way to use your own dog harness for a safe and comfortable ride for Fido :) I developed this for my small dog, but it works well for big dogs too! It will keep them from running back and forth in the back seat. Why I came up with this design? My dog used to ride on my lap, but after...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 09:00:25 PDT
Dog Car Seat Covers
Dog Car Seat Covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design After balls and food, car seat covers are probably the my most important pet accessory. With 180 pounds of dog riding behind me, my car can be a pretty big mess. So I need seat protectors that are durable and easy to take off and on and not so expensive that I'm going to worry about them. The car se...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:11:56 PDT
Sell Your Car Online with Ease
Sell Your Car Online with Ease - More DIY How To Projects]]> dakota1301 Selling your car online isn't going to be the easiest process, but you can make a few extra bucks if you decide to sell your used car to a private party, rather than giving it as a trade-in. You have to select the right photos, provide an accurate description, figure out where to post and figure out...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:42:09 PST
Gliding Car
Gliding Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance This car is designed to be pushed off of a tabletop, glide gently to the ground, and continue rolling. Lesson Plan: Grade range: 1-5 Prep: 4/5 Setup: 1/5 Cleanup: 2/5 Prep: Cut straws into quarters, cut cardstock into thirds lengthwise, cut many halfsticks Setup: Designate a testing area Start-o...
By: WYE_Lance

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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:13:00 PST
Young Engineers Project Categories
Young Engineers Project Categories - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance This Instructable is an attempt at categorizing the Young Engineers project plans to help instructors decide which lesson is suitable for their class. Project plans are subdivided into appropriate grade ranges on the next page, and on the pages that follow they are grouped by type (cars, structures,...
By: WYE_Lance

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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 15:23:34 PST
Adventure Road Trip
Adventure Road Trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> delno In high school, three friends and I packed up the '97 Subaru Legacy my grandpa had left me the year before. We drove from our home in the Twin Cities about 800 miles west, to the Badlands. That was as far as we had planned on going, but we were consumed by the freedom and kept pushing west into Wyom...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:09:59 PST
DIY Rag Rug Roll-Up Blinds
DIY Rag Rug Roll-Up Blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> azükiBEAN I really love the multiple colors on rag-rugs, and I also need blinds that are both wide, and short. The application is for the rear-right sliding window of my truck camper, but you can actually make this out of any fabric (and Length) you want. Everything was eye-balled for measurements; and I'm su...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 17:55:43 PST
Living in your Truck
Living in your Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> azükiBEAN Living in your vehicle is quite easy, and a humbling experience to boot!Here are some things necessary to keep in consideration when living in your truck... Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Keep in mind that in order to survive and have a good quality of life, you'll need a structure like this. The st...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 23:32:35 PST
Draw A Car
Draw A Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> Niraj.Deshmukh You Bored for holiday? Now come on draw. don,t Be Angry.simple Way to step by step.My draw car is BMW M5.But my car back tyre be ok for back tyre. Start. In this first step draw a total of five lines that are going to go across your sheet of paper. Then draw two lines that are going to ...
By: Niraj.Deshmukh

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:39:19 PST
Altoids Tin Automobile Fuse Holder
Altoids Tin Automobile Fuse Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mike Vans Altoids Tin Automobile Fuse Holder. Probably a lifetime supply.  Pretty dense foam from a kayak pad. Cut foam in rectangle shape of the Altoids Tin.  My foam had a tape back, if yours doesn't, glue or epoxy to the bottom of Altoids Tin. Use a fuse to punch holes in the foam. I used one a...
By: Mike Vans

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:02:26 PDT
Rubberband Car ajensen19 Make a rubber band car that when winded up or pulled back will wrap the rubber band around the wheel axle and unwind itself once let go of, propelling the car forward. Materials: wood, wood glue, drill, saw, miter saw, staples Procedure 1. Cut off four strips of wood, which form the basic frame on...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:26:00 PDT
Temporary Solution For A Temporary Situation.
Temporary Solution For A Temporary Situation. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Malcolmhiggins I own a 1995 Honda civic. Bless her heart she's lasted me three years, and i bought her for $600. It's almost the end of the road. I can tell. So sad. Recently my side window fell off the track and completely shattered. Good thing it was tinted, or i would have way more little glass "diamonds" then ...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:47:22 PDT
Upright Bottle Storage Case
Upright Bottle Storage Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> StasinG Hi, I like when something that seems like trash becomes a usefull stuff. In this instructable I want to show you how empty bottle became a car organizer(for instance). I was inspired  by pfred2's idea here He made a cool ho...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:13:09 PDT
3D Print 'Wheel Tyre Tread Style' Ring (Size S)
3D Print 'Wheel Tyre Tread Style' Ring (Size S) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr_o_uk I saw a couple of these made out of metal (either cast or drilled), but they were very expensive. I thought I could make my own version, so I decided to model one myself that could be printed.... Ideal for anyone who is car, van, bicycle or motorbike mad!! I went for a typical car tyre tread style...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 09:18:15 PDT
Sweet Dorm Furniture
Sweet Dorm Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> smitty500 a month before school started I thought it would be neat to have some old car seats as my dorm furniture instead of the crappy futons that everyone else has. after a week of planning, I started searching for seats and found some for a decent price of $25 a seat, so I bought 2 bucket seats and a benc...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:54:51 PDT
Simple Sail Car
Simple Sail Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance These lightweight racers are perfect for introducing students to some elementary physics concepts such as lift, inertia, and drag. Students can modify their design and method of propulsion to create the fastest car! Lesson Plan: Grade range: 1-3 Prep: 1/5 Setup: 2/5 Cleanup: 1/5 Prep: None Setup:...
By: WYE_Lance

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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:05:53 PDT
Slingshot Cars
Slingshot Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance Use a simple slingshot to rapidly propel a car! This is a fast and fun project that has a lot of room for customization. Lesson Plan: Grade range: 1-5 Prep: 2/5 Setup: 2/5 Cleanup: 1/5 Prep: Bend paperclips hooks Setup: Set up glue guns, designate a testing area Start-of-class lecture Demon...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:55:38 PDT
Hidden magnets key holder ssimonsen I spotted this idea in a design by Thea Yuzyk. The design is patented, but the function is presumably not. A quick search on Instructables didn't reveal a prior build, but I may have overlooked something. Please comment if this is a "dupe". I implemented the idea by using some leftover wood balcony...
By: ssimonsen

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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:48:38 PDT
Magnetic Car Mount for iPhone, Droid and other Smartphones
Magnetic Car Mount for iPhone, Droid and other Smartphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> shmuley95 Here's an elegant solution to to all of those out their who fiddle with their phones while they drive. Whether it be following Waze, looking up a restaurant on Google Maps, or dare I say texting, using you phone while you drive is dangerous - and I wanted a solution. "Design is not just what it...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 21:34:31 PDT
Make "StickyFrames" – universal car magnet with easily replaceable content
Make "StickyFrames" – universal car magnet with easily replaceable content - More DIY How To Projects]]> adlep2002 In this instructable I’ll show you how to make "StickyFrames" – which is a DIY universal car magnet with a replaceable content. Edit: Do not like magnets? Make sure to checkout  2nd instructable about "inside" StickyFrames that installs in your car! The messages (content) can be quickly generated ...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 12:50:12 PDT
Driving Scenes
Driving Scenes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ralph Laite This is a casual step by step tutorial on how to film action driving scenes.   Equipment Required Although this Instructable requires some more expensive software and equipment, there are still some substitutions for these more  "expensive items". - Adobe Premier  - Cam Recorder (HD) - Vehicl...
By: Ralph Laite

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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:09:41 PDT
pen hanging
pen hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> ananya9192 when ink is over, don't throw the pen. use and throw pens can be used as decorative piece. i had made a pen hanging using all old used pens which looks like wind chime and can be hanged anywhere in the room. step 1. requirements 8 ice cream sticks. thread needle old pens (which are no longer in u...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:52:46 PDT
Sweet Toy Trolley
Sweet Toy Trolley - More DIY How To Projects]]> lotuslady Hello Instructables! This Sweet Toy Trolley is a DIY way to deliver small gifts to someone you love or simply a great gift to give! However, this may require that you purchase a few supplies, but only within reason my friend! To start you will need...... -3 tea cups (preferably small) -1 long whi...
By: lotuslady

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:28:24 PDT
A/C Deflector from car side-visor usbdevice It's always hot and humid here in Indonesia, and split-type wall mounted A/C is the most common climate control device you can find around. One of the problems with this type of A/C is that it usually is installed near the outdoor area so the piping length is kept short thus cooling capacity is pres...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 06:32:25 PDT
Balloon Power Car
Balloon Power Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> wongman2001 I've seen several pics on various science project sites, but none have any details .... Materials Needed Sorry, forgot to include pics for tools .. Small water/soda bottle     (soda is more rigid, but harder to cut & drill) 4 bottle caps Bendable straw BBQ skewer Party ballon Utility knife Drill...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 08:24:11 PDT
Dog Travel Hammock!
Dog Travel Hammock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> fauxangel Funky travel hammock for you best friend! A cleaver way to keep your dog safe and your car clean(er)... If you live where there are laws about dogs being restrained in vehicles this is a great way to do it :) This system uses the adjustable height headrests to support a heavy weight denim hammock, ...
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Sat, 11 May 2013 04:35:26 PDT
Pinewood Derby Car inspired by LEGO Ninjago
Pinewood Derby Car inspired by LEGO Ninjago - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gracias Aubs Our annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby ( was a chance for my six-year-old to combine two of his favorite things:  making things and LEGO, in particular the story-based world of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu (  ...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 18:28:26 PDT
Jewelry box matass This is jewelry box from 3cd`s and a marker, if you want your own, just look at the pictures below:
By: matass

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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 04:08:44 PDT
Jury rig it: Picking Lock your Car.
Jury rig it: Picking Lock your Car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr.Sanchez "Any problem can be solved with a little ingenuity".Mac. Don't you hate when you forget your keys inside your car??That awfull moment when you realized that your key ring it´s laughing of you while you are, facepalming saying:Not again, not again...why Dear God, WHYY ??? And forget to call the neare...
By: Mr.Sanchez

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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 18:19:38 PDT
Swiss Army Fuse
Swiss Army Fuse - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHARLESCRANFORD This is a very simple Instructable based on my own experience of asking a tool to do more than it was designed to do.  MAKE SURE YOU READ THE LAST STEP THE WARNING! The Story It was 1988.  I used to carry a single blade lock back hunting knife, but MacGyver was popular, so I had a mullet, wore ac...

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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 06:56:28 PDT
spring collection marinela this earrings have re-use material on them, this are the latest of my creations.
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 15:22:09 PDT
Miniatur Wunderland Car System Equivelent
Miniatur Wunderland Car System Equivelent - More DIY How To Projects]]> haunted.haunt Have You heard of Miniature Wonderland?  It is the world's biggest HO model railroad and is located in Hamburg, Germany.  They have a massive car system and the whole thing is full of secrets of how they did it.  They have a article on their site, but it's not that descriptive.  Luckily, I took the ...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 16:08:17 PST
Industrial Monster Candlestick Falkenberg hello, this is an Candlemonster i´ve made completely from carscrap. It´s very huge, and heavyweight (90cm height and nearly 10Kg weight) it´s completely welded and very strong. The arms and the Head are adjustable. It´s made of: -Head, is an Seat Diesel Pump and an other vw enginepart wich i don´...
By: Falkenberg

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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:09:11 PST
Full Metall Everlasting Flowerpot, Steampunkers Valentine, FULLMETALPLANT Falkenberg Hi there, this is an everlasting flowerpot i´ve made, no drought or global warming or killerwave can ever kill this FULLMETALPLANT i think it´s the right gift for an motorhead or Steampunker wich you would´nd trust an living plant. it´s all made of leftover parts of an VW Beetle restauration. The...
By: Falkenberg

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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:40:52 PST
Make Your Own 4-Wheel Balloon Car designsquad Make 4-wheeled, air-powered cars that jet across the floor. Race 'em. Use 'em to play games! For step-by-step instructions visit the Design Squad website. Here's what you need to make your 4-Wheel Balloon Car! Jet: Balloon Flexible straw Rubber band or tape Body (Select one...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:41:34 PST
Milk Safety Belt
Milk Safety Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezman A Scenario You are ready to leave work when you pick up a call from your loved one.  You hear bring home a gallon of milk.  You are already running late.  Now your hot dinner will have to wait because of this diversion.  You run to your vehicle, put it in gear and race off to the grocery.  When you...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 06:53:14 PST
Cog Ashtray / Coin Tray
Cog Ashtray / Coin Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr_o_uk I found a cog buried in the ground beneath my garage when I was about 17. I always wanted to do something with it, but it was so rusty and dirty that it got left for years. Until... Date Made: July 2012 Approx Cost: £7.50 Approx Time: 1 hour (not including getting it acid dipped) Difficulty: Easy ...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:07:57 PST
Speaker Wire Sculptures
Speaker Wire Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> AlexV Styx INTRODUCTION       Hello, everybody. I am member of Instructables for few years now, but this is my very first instructable. I'm posting it so it can be entered in the UP! Contest and if you like it, give it a vote       My instructable is about wire sculptures made out of speaker cable. Also I in...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 13:27:37 PST
His and Her Coat Rack
His and Her Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> shizy25 Boys will be boys ...and they break toys  :-1... So what can you do with those broken cars??? Make Coat Racks!... Well since there are little girls too...thought to make some girly once for them too! Materials Materials Broken car tiers with axel Tree branches Sander 3" x 22" - wood plank Dowel C...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 21:24:58 PST
Car seat computer chair stncilr Pretty basic, i removed the mounting rails on an old ford escort 1995 car seat and cut a plywood to fit the bottom. I screwed it to the frame using the original mounting points for the rails and then fixed this to the bottom part of a broken computer chair. The seat still reclines, but it is not re...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:07:00 PST
Fun Infant Car Seat Cover- with pockets and pacifier/toy holder
Fun Infant Car Seat Cover- with pockets and pacifier/toy holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sherrybaby81485 Its getting cold and I needed to keep my baby warm. So I first made the yoshi egg car seat cover, and I had so many people that loved it, and wanted to know how I made it. So it  inspired me to come up with one that was cute, better pu...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 15:23:46 PST
Multi-tool Keys
Multi-tool Keys - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dapper Hippo Have a couple of keys you use and an old multi-tool lying around? So did I! So I hate a jingling key ring and getting poked by my keys when they get disheveled in my pocket.  I also love things that provide utility and for my preparedness.  This project tackles both problems in a sleek little multi...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 16:11:00 PST
Vacuum Resin Infusion Of A Car matthieutje65 In the following Video you can see step by step how to perform a VARTM infusion with resin to recreate a part out of a mould For more of my projects visit  If you have any more questions, just ask, I'll be more than happy to answer them as fast as possible!
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 13:46:25 PST
Halloween Concept Car
Halloween Concept Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonnyBGood Now this is a car that truly shows Halloween! I have been drawing cars for a while and cars that look like a parade float are one of my specialties. If I could win the contest I would definitly feel obligated to use it to show how draw different types of cars and designs useing it. Now let's draw th...
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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 07:58:56 PDT
Monster Craft - Customizable Paper Model visualspicer My goal for this monstrous project was to create a customizable paper model for just about anyone to enjoy. After nearly 300 hours of work, I created 12 interchangeable kits for two standard paper sizes, allowing any hobbyist to easily build a custom Monster Craft model to their color prefe...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 09:05:41 PDT
Practical unobtrusive car window sun visor jmiller3931 The standard sun visor in most cars are cumbersome and intrusive when used on the side window. I'm kind of tall so its right in (the side of) my face and blocks the rear view mirror. I can't see anything on my left side. My wife is petite so the standard visor doesn't always go down low enough for h...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 18:48:23 PDT
How to create a cool boy#25;s bedroom that any age will love.
How to create a cool boy#25;s bedroom that any age will love. - More DIY How To Projects]]> shedevil74 Here is my son's  bedroom I just finished decorating. With a little imagination and trying out a few projects from “Instructables" I think it turned out quite well. My little boy thinks I’m the best mammy in the world for it. I done two feature walls: "The car theme" and " Night sky ...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 19:01:31 PDT
Ribbon antenna dangler for your car
Ribbon antenna dangler for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> clockworkpurple Antenna balls are just so passé! Decorate your antenna with festive ribbons that blow in the wind. What you'll need ~ 4 small cable ties in the colour of your choice ~ Ribbon. I used the 6 colours of the Pride rainbow (less than 50cm/20" lengths of 10mm satin ribbon for each colour), but you can ...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 05:34:01 PDT
model car (hindustan ambassador mark 2) aby05 Hello every one   HM ambassador can be strange to some part of the world ,but those of you, who had been to India ,would definitely had seen one of these beauties, mainly as bureaucrats vehicle or as taxis. Now it  even holds "world's longest running production of a single car " record too (http://w...
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 23:53:01 PDT