Instructables: exploring - outside - hack http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:03:20 PST BLOX v1.01 Zippo Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Zippo-Hack/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:32:54 PST
Expedient @L@L (Atlatl) http://www.instructables.com/id/Expedient-LL-Atlatl/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:41:00 PST
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Slip-Bicycle-Accessory-Hack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:34 PDT
Coat Hanger Hack : gears dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Hanger-Hack-gears-dryer/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:59:13 PDT
Easy $0.03 Winter Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-003-Winter-Mask/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 05:54:42 PDT
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Harbor-Freight-Emergency-Camping-Phone-Charger-i/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:32 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush-20/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:58:38 PDT
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/10-LED-Flaslight-into-an-Emergency-or-Camping-Phon/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:13:16 PDT
How To Make a Survival Fire Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Survival-Fire-Putty/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:24:29 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Mobile phone holder/mount for bike/bicyle-with ease earphone extension hack, camera hack and gps(bonus features!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-phone-holdermount-for-bikebicyle-with-ease-/
Mobile phone holder/mount for bike/bicyle-with ease earphone extension hack, camera hack and gps(bonus features!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SMALL.jpg D Inventor This instructible shows how to make a mobile phone holder for your bike/bicycle/cycle (whatever u call it! lol)...the bonus features of this so called-'hack' are many!!1. Tired of keeping phone in your pocket with chances of it falling down when u go for biking??! #this hack will allow you to attach...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 02:35:27 PDT
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! http://www.instructables.com/id/Have-your-camping-cooler-light-up-like-your-fridge/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:47:50 PDT
DIY Inexpensive Lightweight Tent Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Inexpensive-Lightweight-Tent-Footprint/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:31:53 PDT
Jogging stroller / bike trailer hack / conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jogging-stroller-bike-trailer-hack-conversion/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:07:02 PDT
Hack / Break In tight hiking shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-In-tight-hiking-shoes/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 06:34:47 PDT
Convert your relector into a bike light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-relector-into-a-bike-light/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:00:38 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Ikea hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-hack-1/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:52:06 PDT
How To Fog Proof Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fog-Proof-Goggles/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:45:30 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:03:09 PDT
Kayak trolling motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-trolling-motor/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:14 PDT
Lighter Hack!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighter-Hack/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 07:08:21 PDT
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tube-Drinking-Straw-Hack/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:31:29 PDT
'Chunky' outdoor snack - a hack off the beaten track http://www.instructables.com/id/Chunky-outdoor-snack-a-hack-off-the-beaten-track/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/DN98/HO233A2E/FKQDN98HO233A2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/DN98/HO233A2E/FKQDN98HO233A2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/DN98/HO233A2E/FKQDN98HO233A2E.SMALL.jpg bricobart One of the biggest questions for everyone planning a hike off the beaten track is certainly 'Which or what food to take?!' Energy bars? Power bars? Expedition food? Just-add-boiling-water-(and-still-being-hungry-at-the-end)-meals? Nuts? Raisins? Peanut butter? Living chickens? Pemmican? The list is...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:27:48 PST
Make Char Cloth Easily at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Char-Cloth-Easily-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SMALL.jpg rickosgood Learn how to make Char Cloth!  Char Cloth is a great kindling that you can use in a survival situation in order to start a fire.
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:58:37 PDT
Make a Fire Piston! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Fire-Piston/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SMALL.jpg rickosgood I used some left over materials from the penny whistle project to build a fire piston!  You can use a fire piston to compress and heat air, lighting your kindling on fire.  You can then use the hot ember to build a bigger fire.
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:10:49 PDT
camping light up slippers hack http://www.instructables.com/id/camping-light-up-slippers-hack/
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Tue, 28 May 2013 18:37:38 PDT
BICYCLE UTILITY CART FROM OLD GOLF PULL CART http://www.instructables.com/id/BICYCLE-UTILITY-CART-FROM-OLD-GOLF-PULL-CART/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/QH4Q/HE7D9DUH/FPSQH4QHE7D9DUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/QH4Q/HE7D9DUH/FPSQH4QHE7D9DUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/QH4Q/HE7D9DUH/FPSQH4QHE7D9DUH.SMALL.jpg DoDo729  We stay in Yuma, Arizona for 5 to 6 months of the year and a bicycle is a major mode of transportation. However is does not work when I need to get water, do the laundry, get propane or haul the recycle stuff. Now none of these trip are far, it is just the items are to heavy or bulky to carry on th...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:10:54 PDT
How To Make Char Cloth With A Tuna Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Char-Cloth-With-A-Tuna-Can/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 09:01:15 PST
Nordic skates made of inlines http://www.instructables.com/id/Nordic-skates-made-of-inlines/
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 14:46:38 PST
Snowsports Headphone Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Headphones-To-A-Toque-Great-For-Skiing-Snowb/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:25:13 PST
Hack your messenger bag to make a bike pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-messenger-bag-to-make-a-bike-pannier/
Hack your messenger bag to make a bike pannier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/9K7Y/H9G19JCH/F979K7YH9G19JCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/9K7Y/H9G19JCH/F979K7YH9G19JCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/9K7Y/H9G19JCH/F979K7YH9G19JCH.SMALL.jpg grammers I have a couple of messenger bags that I don't use very often (coincidentally, i also live in San Francisco). After some doctor-says so, I decided to lighten the load on my back and shoulders so I converted the bag to a pannier.  The whole process took about 1 hour and cost me less than $30.  The pr...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 21:45:32 PST
How to make a Streamlight Stylus Pro easier to turn on http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Streamlight-Stylus-Pro-easier-to-tur/
How to make a Streamlight Stylus Pro easier to turn on - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/EEAC/H5IRW9ZO/FKPEEACH5IRW9ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/EEAC/H5IRW9ZO/FKPEEACH5IRW9ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/EEAC/H5IRW9ZO/FKPEEACH5IRW9ZO.SMALL.jpg lillging This instructable will demonstrate how to make a streamlight stylus pro easier to turn on. Some may find that the Stylus Pro is difficult to turn on an off due to the length of travel of the button. Disassemble the tail cap of the Stylus Pro Rotate the tail cap counter clockwise until it comes of...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 18:09:43 PDT
Hack a Swiss Army Knife to have a carbon steel blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Swiss-Army-Knife-to-have-a-carbon-steel-bla/
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012 11:20:33 PDT
Broken Electric Razor Scooter Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Electric-Razor-Scooter-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/WL6P/H2G607AD/FLBWL6PH2G607AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/WL6P/H2G607AD/FLBWL6PH2G607AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/WL6P/H2G607AD/FLBWL6PH2G607AD.SMALL.gif foreverdisturbed First I appologize for not having pictures of the deconstruction. I did not think of putting this on Instructables untill I was already done. I do have the before picture which is a stock photo, the after photo with my son on it and a photo of the bad relay switch. I recently bought my son and elec...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 10:58:38 PDT
Make your own prescription swimming goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-prescription-swimming-goggles/
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Thu, 22 Mar 2012 08:36:33 PDT
Use a worn cassette cog as a singlespeed cog http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-worn-cassette-cog-as-a-singlespeed-cog/
Use a worn cassette cog as a singlespeed cog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/ZSIC/GV0KOIYR/FY3ZSICGV0KOIYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/ZSIC/GV0KOIYR/FY3ZSICGV0KOIYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/ZSIC/GV0KOIYR/FY3ZSICGV0KOIYR.SMALL.jpg Philip Williamson Singlespeed cogs are stamped, cheap, with deep valleys to avoid throwing chains. Cassette cogs are machined, expensive when new, have low profile teeth, and interesting ramps to aid shifting. Really nice singlespeed cogs are expensive, machined, with tall teeth. USED cassette cogs can be free,...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 09:20:16 PST
Wakeboard repaired using sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Wakeboard-repaired-using-sugru/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 09:10:55 PST
How to make a stained glass bike light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stained-glass-bike-light-using-sugru/
How to make a stained glass bike light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/U0P4/GTXKGY04/F55U0P4GTXKGY04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/U0P4/GTXKGY04/F55U0P4GTXKGY04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/U0P4/GTXKGY04/F55U0P4GTXKGY04.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Prepare your bike frame First off, find a nice triangle frame section on your bike that you can insert a glass panel into, we chose one above the back brake and thought it would make a perfect back light. Clean this area of your bike and remove any bits of tape or things that might get in the w...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 03:56:16 PDT
Make Your Own Hauler/Pot Lifter (15 mins; $3) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pot-LifterHauler-Quick-Easy-Cheap/
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 15:20:18 PDT
How to Build a Longtail Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Longtail-Cargo-Bike/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2009 08:11:34 PST
High Cast http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Cast/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/MYBQ/FYTD4IYI/FWWMYBQFYTD4IYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/MYBQ/FYTD4IYI/FWWMYBQFYTD4IYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/MYBQ/FYTD4IYI/FWWMYBQFYTD4IYI.SMALL.jpg jesse.hensel Anachronistic fishing rod made from recycled materials. Components include: bamboo, telephone cord, ice skate leather, synthetic twine, zip ties, a hack saw handle, chalk line set, door knob, key, and part of a Christmas tin. No glue was used in this project, all components are bound or screwed toge...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2009 00:15:25 PDT
Budget Chopper Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Chopper-Bicycle-work-in-progress/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2008 17:19:54 PDT
How to make a knife sharpener http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-knife-sharpener/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/HE5U/FDWI2H0P/FP0HE5UFDWI2H0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/HE5U/FDWI2H0P/FP0HE5UFDWI2H0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/HE5U/FDWI2H0P/FP0HE5UFDWI2H0P.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68 I could never sharpen a knife worth a beans so this is my first attempt of making my own. It works pretty good. I have plans of making another one .
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 21:54:11 PDT
Toolbike / XEyes bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbike--XEyes-bike/
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Sun, 6 Jan 2008 09:51:03 PST
Use Coins as Washers http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Coins-as-Washers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/R162/F9N2DYJV/FRKR162F9N2DYJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/R162/F9N2DYJV/FRKR162F9N2DYJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/R162/F9N2DYJV/FRKR162F9N2DYJV.SMALL.jpg noahw If you don't have washers on hand and just have to finish a project, you can drill holes into coins and use them instead. Use a dime or a penny for a small washer, and a quarter or half dollar to simulate a larger flange washer. I wanted to finish building the brakes on my bike and I was no where ...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2007 12:46:32 PST
How to Make an Emergency Hex Key / Allen Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Emergency-Hex-Key--Allen-Wrench/
How to Make an Emergency Hex Key / Allen Wrench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/1VLU/F3C4XLUA/F481VLUF3C4XLUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/1VLU/F3C4XLUA/F481VLUF3C4XLUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/1VLU/F3C4XLUA/F481VLUF3C4XLUA.SMALL.jpg stasterisk If you need an allen wrench in a pinch, you can use this trick to tide you over until you find a real one. I used this to tighten down my bike seat and ride it a few miles home to a real hex set. Materials: 1) A Pencil (hexagonal barrel) 2) A Knife 3) No Hex Key Make Cut off the end of the pe...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2007 19:24:32 PDT
Adding Lateral Stabilization to a Lower End Car Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Lateral-Stabilization-to-a-Lower-End-Car-Bi/
Adding Lateral Stabilization to a Lower End Car Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/R0SW/KP9EXCFFM0A/F9JR0SWKP9EXCFFM0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/R0SW/KP9EXCFFM0A/F9JR0SWKP9EXCFFM0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/R0SW/KP9EXCFFM0A/F9JR0SWKP9EXCFFM0A.SMALL.jpg trebuchet03 My search for inline skates at one of the local thrift store was fruitless. Otherwise, this would be on how to make a pair of Doom Wheels :) That's instructable differed.Instead, I found a bike rack for $5! Exactly what I was looking for. I already have a bike rack (and get quite a bit of use out of...
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Fri, 9 Feb 2007 16:37:32 PST
Mountain Lion Chopper Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Lion-Chopper-Bicycle/
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Thu, 23 Nov 2006 19:27:31 PST
Atomic Zombie's Carnage chopper bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomic-Zombie-s-Carnage-chopper-bicycle/
Atomic Zombie's Carnage chopper bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/QR97/3CQEPZY2H0F/FUNQR973CQEPZY2H0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/QR97/3CQEPZY2H0F/FUNQR973CQEPZY2H0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/QR97/3CQEPZY2H0F/FUNQR973CQEPZY2H0F.SMALL.jpg KoolKat Full suspension mountain bikes with v-shaped frames have become very popular over the years, so it's no wonder that the local landfill has been seeing more and more of the cheap steel versions lately. The typical lifespan of a department store type bike seems to be about three years. Although fully ...
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Mon, 24 Jul 2006 08:59:29 PDT