Instructables: exploring - outside - light http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:26:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dynamo powered LED without making a circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-bottle-dynamo-giving-power-to-a-unusable-w/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:26:27 PDT
12 volt DC solar set-up http://www.instructables.com/id/12-volt-DC-solar-set-up/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:37:27 PDT
Solar led light Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-light-Bucket/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:33:44 PDT
12 volt led light http://www.instructables.com/id/12-volt-led-light/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 08:44:30 PST
Water Resistant Smart Phone Bike Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Resistant-Smart-Phone-Bike-Light/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:41:36 PST
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Bike-Tail-Light/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:27:06 PST
L.E.D strip 12 volt lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-strip-12-volt-lantern/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 15:45:46 PST
The Arduino Chicken Incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Arduino-Chicken-Incubator/
The Arduino Chicken Incubator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/GL90/HQS4YL70/F35GL90HQS4YL70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/GL90/HQS4YL70/F35GL90HQS4YL70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/GL90/HQS4YL70/F35GL90HQS4YL70.SMALL.jpg DHTArduinoNerd A Little story. Back in 1995 while in high school, I did the most famous science project of my life. I built a chicken incubator out of a cardboard box with a pane of glass to see, a light and a thermometer. It is by today's standards a bare bones incubator and I didn't succeed in hatching anything...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:56:25 PST
cycle light helmet LED SUPER EASY. ALL PREBOUGHT PARTS http://www.instructables.com/id/cycle-light-helmet-LED-SUPER-EASY-ALL-PREBOUGHT-PA/
cycle light helmet LED SUPER EASY. ALL PREBOUGHT PARTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQCY/HQDUTZ7B/FL0FQCYHQDUTZ7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQCY/HQDUTZ7B/FL0FQCYHQDUTZ7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQCY/HQDUTZ7B/FL0FQCYHQDUTZ7B.SMALL.jpg abieler1 A visible helmet, with front lights and reflective stickers. helmets are good, they add protection but little preventative measures. . Add visibility to a helmet using a front facing light, it helps you see and be seen. there are many designed to fit a helmet reflective tape is good in dayli...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:08:41 PST
Tea Light Radiant Space Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-Radiant-Space-Heater/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:07:02 PST
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-Mod-for-CREE-T6-Bicycle-Light-Waterp/
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SMALL.jpg confu I bought this kind of "upper beam headlights" for my bike: http://www.amazon.com/SecurityIng%C2%AE-3800Lm-Headlight-Headlamp-Bicycle/dp/B009QX8B2Q/ Maybe not the safest electronics* but dirt-cheap and bright as @$%&. Disregarding some safety issues* I was annoyed by the cumbersome way of attachin...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:44:12 PST
Survival Key Chain Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Key-Chain-Sling/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino I needed a way to store all my key chains and this is what I came up with. You can wear this around your shoulder. It is made out of para cord that I tied to each tool. In the future I am going to get carabiners for each tool so I can detach each tool when it is needed. 1.   life straw water purifi...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:56:44 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
How to make a hot, long lasting campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-hot-long-lasting-campfire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube We have made many of these already, to make sure it works for you guys, hope you enjoy :) Just incase the embedded video doesn't work heres the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQS_o_szCdY
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:06:00 PST
Make Beautiful and Useful Ice Luminaries / Luminaria http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Beautiful-and-Useful-Ice-Luminaries-Luminaria/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 20:57:25 PST
Simple Frosted Glass LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Materials-19/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 15:47:44 PST
Green Hunting Hog Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Hunting-Hog-Light/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:07:29 PST
Glowing light bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-light-bike/
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 17:48:07 PDT
LED-Flashlight Improvements: powerful, non-blinding bike light, magnetic, rugged http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Improvements-powerful-non-blinding-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SMALL.jpg confu A quality flashlight is always worth it´s money. I bought this for about 20 € sometimes ago (about 27 $, by now they are cheaper) and I don´t regret one single cent I spent on it. This one is a "Photonpump E7" and runs on 3 AAA standard batteries, but the modifications should work on models from o...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:42:57 PDT
Camp light / Bucket light http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-light-Bucket-light/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:18:30 PDT
LED bike lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-for-bike/
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:20:36 PDT
Simple Altoids tin flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Altoids-tin-flashlight/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:01:56 PDT
Fixing Bike Lights That Turn on Too Easily With Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Bike-Lights-That-Turn-on-Too-Easily/
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 19:28:04 PDT
How to make a simple light up nock for hunting (Tutorial) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-light-up-nock-for-hunting-Tu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/1MR3/HJKC68TK/FAM1MR3HJKC68TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/1MR3/HJKC68TK/FAM1MR3HJKC68TK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/1MR3/HJKC68TK/FAM1MR3HJKC68TK.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube So this works :) I have wanted one of these for a while but they are $12 for one! HELL NO! I'd rather make my own for free, so I hope you like this, post a comment if you make this :) I hope you will never lose your arrows again, I know how annoying it is. Happy hunting guys :D I saw this all over...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 18:02:31 PDT
Altoid Survival Flashlight Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Survival-Flashlight-Kit/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:02:22 PDT
Brake Lights for Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Brake-Lights-for-Bikes/
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:05:38 PDT
Bright Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Wheel/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 06:26:00 PDT
No tool, adjustable, bike helmet light. http://www.instructables.com/id/No-tool-adjustable-bike-helmet-light/
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 14:56:46 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
Light Cycle: Programmable RGB LED Strips on Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Cycle-Programmable-RGB-LED-Strips-on-Bike-F/
Light Cycle: Programmable RGB LED Strips on Bike Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/BWL5/HGH71UAL/FW5BWL5HGH71UAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/BWL5/HGH71UAL/FW5BWL5HGH71UAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/BWL5/HGH71UAL/FW5BWL5HGH71UAL.SMALL.jpg cstewart000 I have already been working on similar projects, this one really is the next step of an earlier project. See: http://www.instructables.com/id/Inbedded-Bike-Rim-Lights/ And before we get started, we should have a demonstration of the finished effect (the video is when the bike wasn't yet covered). ...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 01:34:26 PDT
Reflective Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflective-Belt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/Y6QM/HFWSV0X9/FQOY6QMHFWSV0X9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/Y6QM/HFWSV0X9/FQOY6QMHFWSV0X9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/Y6QM/HFWSV0X9/FQOY6QMHFWSV0X9.SMALL.jpg vicesat A homemade reflective belt, easy to made and can save your life. Perfect for running, bicycle, adults and kids.
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Tue, 7 May 2013 10:13:04 PDT
Almost too Bright Bike Light (blue or what ever color you want) http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-too-Bright-Bike-Light/
Almost too Bright Bike Light (blue or what ever color you want) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4B3R/HGIEV6GN/F6J4B3RHGIEV6GN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4B3R/HGIEV6GN/F6J4B3RHGIEV6GN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4B3R/HGIEV6GN/F6J4B3RHGIEV6GN.SMALL.jpg jguthrie3 A friend of a friend of mine asked me to build a rear bike light that would be better than anything he could buy (for a budget of $45). So I set out to build this light and I thought I might as well try to help anyone else out there that want to do a similar project. He rides road but there is no re...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:38:14 PDT
Brake LED for bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Brake-LED-for-bicycle/
Brake LED for bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/901Y/HFSHT9XL/FI7901YHFSHT9XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/901Y/HFSHT9XL/FI7901YHFSHT9XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/901Y/HFSHT9XL/FI7901YHFSHT9XL.SMALL.jpg subashduraisamy It is great to have a brake LED instead of using a reflecting one for your bicycle.The reflecting one works only at night and it cannot glow when you are using your brake, so its good to fix led in it.This instructable shows how  to fix led in the rear reflector.It is easy and it takes only ten step...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 04:42:00 PDT
How to make a survival candle cheaply and easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-survival-candle-cheaply-and-easily/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EXCM/HFPTGIG7/F73EXCMHFPTGIG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EXCM/HFPTGIG7/F73EXCMHFPTGIG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/EXCM/HFPTGIG7/F73EXCMHFPTGIG7.SMALL.jpg EldonMartin A flashlight is a great tool for when the power goes out, but the batteries will only last so long.  If the power stays out for days, you'll need something that lasts longer.  A long-lasting candle, for example.
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 10:41:41 PDT
How to install a dynamo powered Bicycle light. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-dynamo-powered-Bicycle-light/
How to install a dynamo powered Bicycle light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/0BCB/HFD1F61W/FKZ0BCBHFD1F61W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/0BCB/HFD1F61W/FKZ0BCBHFD1F61W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/0BCB/HFD1F61W/FKZ0BCBHFD1F61W.SMALL.jpg RF1911 As any biker knows if you're riding at night a light is a must! in the tutorial I will show you how to install the a dynamo powered bicycle light  this light is perfect for the person who likes the vintage look but also likes a really bright light. Link to light http://www.amazon.com/Bullet-Headlig...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:09:08 PDT
Retro Bike Taillight Upgrade - Incandescent to LED conversion (With Magnetic Switch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Bike-Taillight-Upgrade-Incandescent-to-LED/
Retro Bike Taillight Upgrade - Incandescent to LED conversion (With Magnetic Switch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/LZX3/HFD194P8/FFCLZX3HFD194P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/LZX3/HFD194P8/FFCLZX3HFD194P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/LZX3/HFD194P8/FFCLZX3HFD194P8.SMALL.jpg Doodyideas I love my retro bikes. I've had about 6 of them over the years and despite their quirks (and sometimes dangers) you learn to love these beautiful steeds. But you know what REALLY annoys me? My Incandescent dynamo taillights and the amount of tiny little bulbs I've been through over the years! If th...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 23:57:31 PDT
Platonic Solid bike light fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Platonic-Solid-bike-light-fixture/
Platonic Solid bike light fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/4KXC/HF23XNKU/FFE4KXCHF23XNKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/4KXC/HF23XNKU/FFE4KXCHF23XNKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/4KXC/HF23XNKU/FFE4KXCHF23XNKU.SMALL.jpg BradNiedt This instructable will show you how to make a platonic solid bike light fixture for a Bontrager "Glo" bike light.  This project began as a way to meld my passion for biking, geometry, and art. I remixed a platonic solid design created by WilliamAAdams from thingiverse to create the fixtures. The li...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 14:31:10 PDT
Car Begone- Life saver- Bike light extender system. http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Begone-Life-saver-Bike-light-extender-system/
Car Begone- Life saver- Bike light extender system. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ZFX9/HBNXX1VQ/F3JZFX9HBNXX1VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ZFX9/HBNXX1VQ/F3JZFX9HBNXX1VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ZFX9/HBNXX1VQ/F3JZFX9HBNXX1VQ.SMALL.gif FriendOfHumanity "  The lives people lead are driving them crazy and their insanity comes out in the way they drive."  (Factotum- Charles Bukowski) I've noticed the increase in drivers who make me shriek by driving extremely close by. It is scary.  I came up with what I believe to be an entirely original idea but...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 09:34:59 PDT
Unicycle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Unicycle-Light/
Unicycle Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/OW13/HEBNAYAJ/F7LOW13HEBNAYAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/OW13/HEBNAYAJ/F7LOW13HEBNAYAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/OW13/HEBNAYAJ/F7LOW13HEBNAYAJ.SMALL.jpg darrenhall Here is a nice simple but sturdy way  to fit a light to your Uni - when the nights draw in or for riding at night. Allows adjustment in both up/down and rotation.  No real tools as such - snips to cut the cable tie - saw to cut the tube if you do not have an off cut laying around - a file to put a...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 04:50:27 PDT
Over 7000 lumen bike light http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-7000-lumen-bike-light/
Over 7000 lumen bike light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/54Z7/HEBNHB8M/FE154Z7HEBNHB8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/54Z7/HEBNHB8M/FE154Z7HEBNHB8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/54Z7/HEBNHB8M/FE154Z7HEBNHB8M.SMALL.jpg jguthrie3 OVERVIEW: This hack is for those that like night riding or want to get into it (it's great, never too many people and nice and cool) but think that those 300 lumen lights just don't cut it and don't have the cash for a 1000-2000 lumen lighting system (they can be like $500 - $1,000 dollars, yikes)....
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:27:19 PDT
Improvised oil lamp V 0.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Improvised-oil-lamp-V-01/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/OH60/HEBN3SP3/F9AOH60HEBN3SP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/OH60/HEBN3SP3/F9AOH60HEBN3SP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/OH60/HEBN3SP3/F9AOH60HEBN3SP3.SMALL.jpg GhoustDoggy Improvised oil lamp is useful in situations such as power outage, blackout, emergency situation, etc. These lamps are easy to make and you do not need extensive knowledge. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For this you will need:...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:03:11 PDT
Shopper/Folding Bike - Light Adapter Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopperFolding-Bike-Light-Adapter-Clamp/
Shopper/Folding Bike - Light Adapter Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4MX2/HE7D9ORL/FLE4MX2HE7D9ORL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4MX2/HE7D9ORL/FLE4MX2HE7D9ORL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4MX2/HE7D9ORL/FLE4MX2HE7D9ORL.SMALL.jpg darrenhall Hi all. My wife bought a folding shopper bike a while ago. We like to ride at night from time to time so lights are a must. Unfortunately due to crazy construction the bike has no bracket to mount a light, no area really available to mount a light and if ya tried mounting one in the normal place th...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:23:05 PDT
Easy emergency lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-emergency-lamp/
Easy emergency lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/BBEY/HD4VP985/F8VBBEYHD4VP985.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/BBEY/HD4VP985/F8VBBEYHD4VP985.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/BBEY/HD4VP985/F8VBBEYHD4VP985.SMALL.jpg Klowder Howdy, Lets make an emergency candle in case the lights go out for a bit. You will need a Ball jar plus an extra used lid, short half pint.  a Coleman lamp wick, liquid paraffin or mineral oil, a 1/2 wood chisel, and a lamp cover. I'm using the ball short half pint jars.  As of yet Congress ha...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 06:59:02 PST
Braking activated Rear Bike light http://www.instructables.com/id/Braking-activated-Rear-Bike-light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/6SHE/HCV99J8W/FS06SHEHCV99J8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/6SHE/HCV99J8W/FS06SHEHCV99J8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/6SHE/HCV99J8W/FS06SHEHCV99J8W.SMALL.jpg feeblington I got bored and decided to liberate my old dynamo light, so I gutted it, and wired the bulb to 3 AAA batteries and lead 2 leads out the side of the light casing, I then ran the wires to either side of the disc caliper, for the arm that WOULDN'T be moving i used a bit of metal which the cable tensio...
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 15:04:44 PST
dynamo powered LEDs for bike http://www.instructables.com/id/dynamo-powered-LEDs-for-bike/
dynamo powered LEDs for bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NRMX/HCB86DGD/FUMNRMXHCB86DGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NRMX/HCB86DGD/FUMNRMXHCB86DGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NRMX/HCB86DGD/FUMNRMXHCB86DGD.SMALL.jpg brunovianna This is a project that uses many recycled materials. We start by scraping a broken printer or scanner looking for a motor that can be used to generate energy. I made a back light with red LEDs but the same motor could power white LEDs for the front. Please don't mind the fliptops with socks. This w...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:44:38 PST
Redneck Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-Torch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/02Y5/HABC8BIP/FB302Y5HABC8BIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/02Y5/HABC8BIP/FB302Y5HABC8BIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/02Y5/HABC8BIP/FB302Y5HABC8BIP.SMALL.jpg pyromanic In this Instructable i will be showing you how to make a redneck torch. Enjoy The Pyromanic
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 15:12:55 PST
1000+ lumen MTB Light - Drill / Miter Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-lumen-MTB-Light-Drill-Miter-Saw/
1000+ lumen MTB Light - Drill / Miter Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SMALL.jpg mtbgrinder FIRST POST!! Last year I set out to create a MTB light (Helmet and Bar) for trail riding without breaking the bank and with reasonable tooling and parts sourcing.  Everything here was sourced from Fastenal, Newark Electronics, Battery Space and LED Supply.com  To say the least, I'm very happy with t...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 20:58:19 PST
make simple head light for Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/make-simple-head-light-for-Bicycle/
make simple head light for Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2DJG/H9T4FAOP/F252DJGH9T4FAOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2DJG/H9T4FAOP/F252DJGH9T4FAOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/2DJG/H9T4FAOP/F252DJGH9T4FAOP.SMALL.jpg 0cracker components: 3 white led mobile battery (out dated) 1" x 1 2" plastic reducer cover of plastic bottle wire switch 1 circuit place this leds on bottle cover place the cover in 1" x 1 2" plastic reducer connect mobile battery and switch.......
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Sat, 24 Nov 2012 16:54:55 PST
Cooking With Fat....As A Fuel http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-With-FatAs-A-Fuel/
Cooking With Fat....As A Fuel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/NBQO/H9G15Q5R/F1ENBQOH9G15Q5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/NBQO/H9G15Q5R/F1ENBQOH9G15Q5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/NBQO/H9G15Q5R/F1ENBQOH9G15Q5R.SMALL.jpg luxstar If gas and electricity are unavailable due to a natural disaster, don’t let this stop you from having nice hot meals. You will need a container of shortening, some candles, a small pot or pan with a lid, and at least 3 things to use as posts for the pan to sit on above your “stove”. I decid...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 23:56:50 PST
8 Hour Mini Recycled Survival Candles in 10 steps! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Hour-Mini-Recycled-Survival-Candles-in-10-steps/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/1NIF/H9G11IKM/FIM1NIFH9G11IKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/1NIF/H9G11IKM/FIM1NIFH9G11IKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/1NIF/H9G11IKM/FIM1NIFH9G11IKM.SMALL.jpg redbadger132 8 Hour Mini Recycled Survival Candles This Instructable will show you how to make 8 hour survival candles out of everyday items. These candles can be made for next to nothing, bring light in dark times, and bring warmth to you and your family when survival situation takes place. Just follow the fol...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:18:26 PST