Instructables: exploring - technology - lantern Thu, 2 Jul 2015 05:47:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mini LED Lantern
Mini LED Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> electricgirlsrock How to Build A Mini LED LanternTo build a mini LED lantern you need:-a short piece of rope -2 popsicle sticks-clear ball (split in two)-LED light (any color)-resistor-2 wires (with stripped ends on both sides)-switch-copper tape-3 volt coin cell ba...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:11:25 PDT
Non Soldering Solar Lantern
Non Soldering Solar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoshuaZimmerman Outdoor solar lighting has become extremely popular in the past few years, yet how many people do you know that can explain how it works? Luckily solar is a super simple power source which we can use alongside some simple electrical tricks to make a fun project. This non soldering version is perfe...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:42:10 PST
Light Up Paper Cube
Light Up Paper Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> eludemann Make a tiny paper lantern with just a simple circuit and some origami skills! Tools and Materials Needed 6in x 6in copy paperconductive copper tapetwo LED circuit stickers (shown in this project are Chibitronics)one 3V batterysmall binder cliprulerpencil Plan Out Copper Tape Path Fold the copy...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:42:38 PST
How to turn your oil lantern in to an led lantern
How to turn your oil lantern in to an led lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sleutel13 So here is my first instructable. So be soft on me. Here is me showing you how to transform your oil lantern in to a led lantern the easy way. And you are still able to change it back just by removing the non original parts. Tools needed:wire cuttersWire12v power supply 3 5mm leds (any color you wan...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:14:25 PST
ipad controlled Christmas star lantern with arduino
ipad controlled Christmas star lantern with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> Annikken Hi guys, it is nearly Christmas and we have created a Christmas star that can be controlled with your mobile device. The lighting effects on Christmas star can be turned on by your mobile device, you can control the amount of cycles the LEDs blink on and off, stop the lighting at your will and even...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:46:20 PST
DIY Semaphore Lantern
DIY Semaphore Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tymkrs I was watching Going Postal by Terry Pratchett and in the movie, there were these things called "Clacks Towers". Each tower consists of a massive light with a 4x4 shutter flap system (lots of ropes/pulleys/levers). Anytime someone wanted to send a message to another town, they'd do it through the c...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:56:16 PDT
Make Your Own Rainbow LED Solar Lantern With Super Capacitors
Make Your Own Rainbow LED Solar Lantern With Super Capacitors - More DIY How To Projects]]> EngineeringShock Hi all =)This is just a simple video instructable that I put together this afternoon. This project takes no time at all. As long as you have the correct components handy, then you're going to have no problem finding success when assembling it. This video acts to give you enough information to use ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:39:27 PDT
Jar Lantern
Jar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo The Jar Lantern is a contemporary take on the traditional gas lantern. It was inspired by seeing sunlight refract through my glass water bottle one afternoon, and thinking to myself that it was a bit like carrying a jar full of light. This brief moment of illumination sparked something in my mind ...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:50:23 PST
How to Build a 5 Channel Flame-less LED Candle Simulator
How to Build a 5 Channel Flame-less LED Candle Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> wireb This Instructable explains how to construct and modify a 5 Channel "Flame-less" LED Candle driver. Our hackerspace "The Rabbit Hole" is having a pumpkin carving night and we wanted to try something different to light the pumpkins. So I came up with this Flamless LED candle that uses an inexpensive ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 19:20:30 PDT
Fire Breathing Jack-O-Lantern rickosgood In this video I build a jack-o-lantern that can breathe fire! Unfortunately I don't feel this project is safe enough to actually put outside for Halloween, but it was a fun experiment nonetheless!  Maybe a better trigger mechanism and better safety features could make this project safer.
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:26:30 PDT
Jack O' Lantern
Jack O' Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> TeRykova I initially modeled this Jack O' Lantern in Autodesk 3ds Max, and then sculpted/polypainted the detail in Zbrush. I rendered the final result in 3ds Max and then composited the three pumpkins in Adobe Photoshop on top of a photograph I took. Jack O' Lantern Modeling Tutorial ...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:25:28 PDT
My approach to a 3D Jack O'Lantern
My approach to a 3D Jack O'Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> jtm1997 This is my entry to the Jack O' Lantern Challenge. I saw the contest on instructables while scrolling through a project, and decided that I'd take a swing at making a Jack O' Lantern. Here are the final results, and in the following steps I'll explain how it was made (with pictures too!) The Basic...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:16:40 PDT
Insane 3D Jack O' Lantern Scene
Insane 3D Jack O' Lantern Scene - More DIY How To Projects]]> dfull2000 In this instructable I will show how to: I) Using Autodesk Inventor 2014:      A) Create a 3D pumpkin.......................................................................................1      B) Make six different Jack O' Lanterns out of the pumpkin......................................2         ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 23:25:14 PDT
DIY Frankenstein Bulb snow1434 Step 1.) Remove The Tab on the light Bulb  Step 2.break the insulation layer (black part)  Step 3.)  Break the fialament and pulling it out Step 4.) Add Water to wash it out if white (if clear skip step) Step 5.) Add Gel i ended up using a different gel i used a garage door lubricate instead of the ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:27:35 PDT
DIY Creepy Halloween Orbs
DIY Creepy Halloween Orbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> snow1434 DIY Instructions On How To Make A Creepy Halloween Decorations Materials 1.) Light Bulb 2.) Some type of red liquid Examples Humming Bird Feeder, Fake Blood, ECT 3.) Needle Nose Pliers (Or Something That Can Grip The End Of The Light Bulb) 4.) Hot Glue Gun And Glue 5.)Magnet 6.) Battery 7.)...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:06:26 PDT
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> Htz Here's my idea for a really cool festive 3D printed Jack O' Lantern with an LED light source that can be plugged into any USB and, can be made at home, with any suitable USB and bulb. I used Solidworks 2012 for this project. Starting You start off by making an egg shaped sphere. Give it a colour ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:22:37 PDT
3d Printed Jack O' Egg Cup tycj This is a follow on from my other jack o lanterns, if you can follow them i am sure you can manage this one on you own, attached are the files just in case...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:29:17 PDT
3D Jack o' Lantern in Rhino
3D Jack o' Lantern in Rhino - More DIY How To Projects]]> makesome Here is my step by step of a 3D Jock o' lantern in Rhino and sketchbook. Starting out... Start by creating a quarter of the pumpkin outline in the top view port with the free form line tool. Utilize control points with F10 and F11 to refine you shape until you are happy with it. Then use the mirr...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 13:51:34 PDT
Jack o Lantern my try blakhachib hello here is my model i used solidworks 2012 but i could not render it  because my laptop is not good for rendering  well i hope you like it
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 06:51:32 PDT
Minecraft 3D Jack-O-Lantern
Minecraft 3D Jack-O-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> hartbraker4278 Happy Halloween all. In this instructable, I'll be showing you how to create a Minecraft-inspired jack-o-lantern using AutoDesk's AutoCAD. I used the current 2014 edition for this project, but almost any edition should be able to accomplish the commands used (at least 2004 and up). Some previous kno...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 19:52:12 PDT
3D Jack O' Lantern in MAYA with Fire effect
3D Jack O' Lantern in MAYA with Fire effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> hrish5 This Halloween design your own 3D Jack O' Lantern and just don't design it give it fire efffect in maya . So lets get started !! Creating Pumpkin body Undeads are coming . . . Gather up your strength and prepare for fight ......Every Home in our village shall light jack o' lanterns . . .call our ...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 23:23:52 PDT
Model a 3D Jack O' Lantern in CREO
Model a 3D Jack O' Lantern in CREO - More DIY How To Projects]]> bj-2 How to design a 3D Jack O' Lantern in PTC Creo 2.0 (or Pro Engineer, which is an older version of this CAD software) 1. Create center axis, a plane at 18 degrees (360/10/2) and a horizontal sketch of a vertical pumpkin slice section which edge touch the 18 degrees plane. (you should mirror the s...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 10:37:08 PDT
jack o' lantern firebolt800 This is my entry for the Jack o' Lantern challenge i just took the given template, and then cut the face which i want. i am uploading more photos to understand it easily also i'm uploading  the photos with outline & mat.  outline only
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 03:11:21 PDT
Jack o Lantern Pumpkin Head tycj Here is another scary treat for all you pumpkin heads, feel free to download....for instructions on how to design your own checkout my other pumpkin instructable on here. Makes a great screensaver for the computer, phone or digital photo-frame.
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:27:58 PDT
The Bat o' Lantern monkeys98 This is my entry for the Jack o' Lantern challenge. I simply took the given template, drew a bat symbol in Inkscape which I imported into 123d design. Then I resized and extruded it the desired amount and subtracted it from the Jack o' Lantern. I have uploaded screenshots both with and without outli...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 03:44:57 PDT
DIY Rechargeable Lantern LED Flashlight Conversion
DIY Rechargeable Lantern LED Flashlight Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> sspence I wanted a good rechargeable LED flashlight, that would combine long battery life, and a very bright output. I could have bought one, but where is the fun in that? UPDATE! Most Store bought LED Flashlights do not work well with rechargeable batteries, as the typical rechargeable (NiCd / NiMH) is 1.2...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:20:59 PDT
Indestructable LED lanterns
Indestructable LED lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> jduffy54 After seeing the article "the eternal flame" in MAKE: Magazine, my first thought upos seeing the project was that it's not really "eternal" because you can't change the battery if it's glued shut!  After reading, I saw that it used teflon tape to make it watertight and re-openable, but not before a ...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:51:36 PDT
The 300 Volt Steampunk Plasma Lantern
The 300 Volt Steampunk Plasma Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear friends and followers As you may know I like it to play with high voltages and with Plasma devices... it's "Science & Adventure"! With this Instructable I show you how to make your own Steampunk Plasma Lantern, running with 300 Volts! For the power I use a flash unit from a...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 08:14:07 PST
Hoe to convert an ordinary 6 volt lantern into a powerful LED spot Light. maxhuey This is my first, no idea how to do this correctly so please, be gentle... As you know there are probably thousands of these EVEREADY lanterns being thrown away because they are becoming obsolete. But a good quality LED spot light with very high brightness is is very expensive. You can do this modi...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:03:23 PST
Illuminated Fountain Chinese Gate lantern lamp Yee s Job This is my Illuminated Fountain. It can be folded. I hope you will like it.
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 08:52:16 PST
LED Strip Lantern
LED Strip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> sbrookes1 I had a roll of about 4 metres of white strip LEDs and I wasn't quite sure what to do with them. Then, one day, I had the idea of wrapping them around a vitamin jar to make a battery powered camping lentern.  Container I used an empty Swisse vitamin jar as my container for the batteries and somet...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 00:14:50 PST
6 volt lantern battery to D cell Mod!
6 volt lantern battery to D cell Mod! - More DIY How To Projects]]> GrissleFist This instructable will show you how you can still use your 6 volt lantern when you only have D cell batteries.  A single D cell battery is 1.5 volts so 4 of them is 6 volts.  You will need an old 6 volt lantern battery,  4 D batteries,  and some materials to make a spacers.  (I used a water bottle, ...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 19:23:58 PST
Solar Lantern ardmatrik A Solar powered LED lantern Charging under sunlight in a day Using charged NiMH to lit up 1watt white SMD LED in the night or darkness environment Photoresistor make the lantern only light up in the dark Materials: Transparent disposable drinking cup with lid wire - to make hanger wire - multico...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 09:01:08 PDT
LED Lantern Elemental LED Hi, this is Dan Nelson, the creative engineer at Elemental LED. For this month's employee DIY project, I decided to use some e-waste to make a lantern. I've always liked the polished aluminum housing that some of our 12V drivers have, and when one of these turned out to be faulty, I was stoked. In a...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:17:02 PDT
DIY Audio Monitoring DSLR Adapter & Install Magic Lantern J_K In this tutorial I will show you how to build a aduio monitoring adapter to connect headphones to a camera without a headphone-jack! Furthermore I will show you step by step how to install Magic Lantern firmware on a Canon DSLR camera. You just need (3,50€): - 2x 3.5mm jack - 3,5mm to RCA cable/ad...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 15:08:08 PDT
Steampunking a Bar Lantern
Steampunking a Bar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Infrasonic First I have to say that this is my second instructable and as some people noticed at my first - it is a showable. I am sorry for that but this is the result of my way to do these things. I search for antiques and matching parts everywhere and everytime and after collecting these I combine this part...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 09:41:54 PST
DIY USB LED Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grasshopper1221 Turn an old junk (or new) lantern into a nice  multi purpose light. Looks nice on your desk or hanging in your room or perhaps a camping trip. As it USB powered it has limits, However this can also be made to be powered by  a few AA or AAA battery's and cell phone battery 3.7 volt lithium really lig...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 23:40:25 PST
Steampunk USB mini-Lantern
Steampunk USB mini-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Winged Fist This Instructable will show you how to turn a USB computer lamp and a lantern-style die-cast pencil sharpener into a Steampunk USB powered mini-Lantern. This project was inspired in part by the wonderful Instructable: mini USB powered Tiffany Lamp. Another helpful Instructable for this project is: ...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 19:04:12 PDT
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo A flamethrowing jack-o'-lantern keeps the trick-or-treaters a safe distance from your house and is a fine addition to any anti-Halloween arsenal. At the first sign of any sugar-obsessed imp, simply press the trigger button and wirelessly shoot a one-second burst of flames out of the jack-o'-lantern'...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:19:52 PDT
Steampunked Halloween Lantern
Steampunked Halloween Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Junophor Hi everybody Some days ago I found a very old and rusty Feuerhand-Hurricane-kerosene lantern. The glass globe was broken but the mechanical parts are top. The brand name „Feuerhand brought me to the idea to reactivate this lantern and modify it in an steampunk way for halloween. Instead of using k...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 23:15:05 PDT
Pumpkin Battery
Pumpkin Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> emdaniels Here is a fun food hack I did over the weekend that is a useful alternative to lighting jack o' lanterns with candles or traditional batteries on Halloween. It could also double as a center piece for the fall and is easily made with common household items. You'll need miniature pumpkins (I used Bab...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 07:55:17 PDT
How to build a simple, efficient, 16w 12v fluorescent inverter with AC output.
How to build a simple, efficient, 16w 12v fluorescent inverter with AC output. - More DIY How To Projects]]> jonathanmlang This inverter will drive any fluorescent lamp between 8w and 20w but works best with 16w tubes. It preheats the electrodes and keeps them heated while running. This inverter can be dimmed by reducing the input voltage e.g a pulse width modulator with smoothing capacitor. In this instructable I will ...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 14:38:36 PDT
Lantern Torch LED Conversion
Lantern Torch LED Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> x2Jiggy Harness the power of modern lighting technology by converting a standard lantern torch into an LED torch. LEDs provide the advantage of longer bulb life, reduced power consumption (originally 750mA, now 320mA) and reduced heat. This project uses 32 LEDs which provides slightly more light than stock ...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 02:44:44 PDT
LED Chinese lantern
LED Chinese lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> arpruss This is a Chinese lantern basically made from a keychain red LED and a red inflatable ball.   There is something magical as the ball spins. This is my nine-year-old daughter's project--it was her idea, and she did all the work except that I suggested that the water bottle neck adapter as a more se...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 15:14:36 PDT
How to make a Insignia/icon in Paint (fading) racoruesday The items you will need for this are only to have Paint downloaded on your computer and to have an idea of how you want your finished product to look. 1. open paint on your desktop 2. choose a picture on the internet (preferably semitricle) 3. paste it into Paint 4. color in the backround with...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 17:32:04 PDT
Retrofit an Antique Miner's Lantern with RGB LED's
Retrofit an Antique Miner's Lantern with RGB LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> themusicdan Background:  I've been really needing a creative/technical outlet since college, and have started working on fun little projects to keep my skills sharp and just because I really enjoy the act of making things. However, despite having a small stockpile of ideas, it took me a while to actually get go...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 06:21:54 PDT
Low power LED lantern mod
Low power LED lantern mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> jim_2000 Do those battery hungry toys drive you crazy?  Are you worried about keeping 3 small children happy during the next family campout without running to Radio Shack every day for batteries?   If so prepare to be amazed on how you can greatly extend the life of a simple battery operated lantern with thi...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2011 16:28:37 PDT
5 Hour Flashight
5 Hour Flashight - More DIY How To Projects]]> geforce8200mg Do something Useful with that empty bottle! Gut the Lantern gut the lantern. Mine was free, i just pulled it apart Wire Connections wire a 9v battery to the old battery wires, and a new switch to the old switch terminals Reassemble put it all back together! Turn on your new flash...
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Tue, 11 Jan 2011 18:04:29 PST
RAINBOW LED LANTERN FUN TIME!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> fullmetal1313666 Hello! i just wana say this is my first instructable so go easy on me. The standard LED lantern can be useful at times by providing light and not consuming much power, yet its a little boring. So we will attempt to spice it up with some full on sextuple rainbow LED action. Materials To make this...
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Wed, 15 Sep 2010 16:07:59 PDT
LED Tin Can Lantern
LED Tin Can Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> mark-mark In this instructables we update the old tin can candle lantern, to the new improved Way-Cool LED Tin Can Lantern. The LED tin can lantern is a neat way to light up your backyard or camp ground with interesting patterns of brilliant LED lights. You too can make your own LED Tin Can Lantern just like ...
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 18:53:47 PDT