Instructables: exploring - workshop - energy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:50:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 World's Simplest Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Simplest-Motor/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:23:02 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
DIY Aircondition http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aircondition/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:10:13 PDT
How to rejuvenate air conditioners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-rejuvenate-air-conditioners/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:06:58 PDT
DIY cheap and eco-friendly air condition unit concept http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheap-and-eco-friendly-air-condition-unit-conc/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:28:19 PDT
How To Build A Simple ARC Welder. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Simple-ARC-Welder/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:20:13 PDT
active canadian well http://www.instructables.com/id/active-canadian-well/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 10:32:25 PDT
Propeller For Homemade Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-For-Homemade-Wind-Turbine/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 04:42:13 PDT
50 cent coin battery http://www.instructables.com/id/50-cent-coin-battery/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:20:36 PDT
My vertical axis wind tuebine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-vertical-axis-wind-tuebine/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:58:36 PDT
Diy Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Wind-Turbine-1/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:58:20 PDT
Tips For Saving Energy ( Cut Your Bills) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-For-Saving-Energy-Cut-Your-Bills/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:31:32 PDT
Simple Backyard Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Backyard-Wind-Turbine/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:50:46 PDT
Wooden Multi plug http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Multi-plug/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:53:07 PDT
Make a voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-voltmeter/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 10:51:49 PDT
INTRODUCTION: http://www.instructables.com/id/INTRODUCTION-69/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 08:23:16 PDT
Free Battery powered Fan with 20 hour life http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Battery-powered-Fan-with-20-hour-life/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 08:29:11 PDT
Homemade Solar Suitcase! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Solar-Suitcase/
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Sun, 25 May 2014 10:33:32 PDT
Helical Vawt (blades and charge controller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helical-Vawt-blades-only/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:07:53 PDT
Oil Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-Lamp-5/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 17:46:36 PDT
Black Powder http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Powder-1/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 16:15:42 PDT
Solar Power Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Plant/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:12:12 PDT
Power your USB Devices with a 6-24V power source like solar panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-your-USB-Devices-with-a-6-24V-power-source-l/
Power your USB Devices with a 6-24V power source like solar panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3S6O/HURHU2II/F0Z3S6OHURHU2II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3S6O/HURHU2II/F0Z3S6OHURHU2II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/3S6O/HURHU2II/F0Z3S6OHURHU2II.SMALL.jpg cp123127 Have you ever found yourself with a 6-24V power source, or solar panels wishing you could charge your phone or run any other 5V USB device? Well now you can! This is a guide to encasing a $10 buck bonverter (also called a switching converter), so that you can use a wide array of voltages to charg...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 15:12:50 PDT
Very simple wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-simple-wind-turbine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IF8R/HUL8W8MF/FCPIF8RHUL8W8MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IF8R/HUL8W8MF/FCPIF8RHUL8W8MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IF8R/HUL8W8MF/FCPIF8RHUL8W8MF.SMALL.jpg kevin7314 Materials: 5v motor led plastic fan ~4" diameter glue fan to motor shaft hold led on motor leads (can also solder if desired) apply wind/compressed air I made it at TechShop http://www.techshop.ws/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:57:10 PDT
Compost Heating System http://www.instructables.com/id/Compost-Heating-System/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:10:20 PDT
Homemade solar cell using household items (update) http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-solar-cell-using-household-items/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:43:04 PDT
Energy Efficiency of Bringing Water to the Boil http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficiency-of-Bringing-Water-to-the-Boil/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:06:38 PDT
3 mini motors http://www.instructables.com/id/3-mini-motors/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:24:17 PDT
Algae to oil - simple setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Algae-to-oil-simple-setup/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:37:14 PDT
Thermal Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-Machine/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:57:49 PDT
Anemometer.... http://www.instructables.com/id/Anemometer-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/S907/HTDDW1MO/FQ4S907HTDDW1MO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/S907/HTDDW1MO/FQ4S907HTDDW1MO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/S907/HTDDW1MO/FQ4S907HTDDW1MO.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello Fellow Instructables here is my DIY Anemometer  Using One Ball Bearing, One Bike Speedometer,Aluminium Tube, Hot Glue,Wood, PVC Pipe.  School Project    My Son Put it Together.    I  Got All The Parts Ready. Easy To do. Now Go And Make Something. And Hey Hey    Have Fun.
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:27:31 PDT
Another Way To Make Your Bed Warm http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Bed-Warm/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:00:14 PDT
Latinha Giratória http://www.instructables.com/id/Latinha-Giratória/
Latinha Giratória - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/M8P2/HT5YLK87/FBOM8P2HT5YLK87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/M8P2/HT5YLK87/FBOM8P2HT5YLK87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/M8P2/HT5YLK87/FBOM8P2HT5YLK87.SMALL.jpg mariacnascimento Máquina térmica é aquela que transforma calor em energia mecânica.  Materiais:   01 latinha de alumínio (de suco, refrigerante, etc) 01 tubo de cobre furado 01 vela  01 bacia com água  01 pedaço de ispor, caso precise Grupo: Maria Clara Nascimento (25), Camilia Giacomini (08), Luiza Braz (24), Raf...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:53:39 PDT
$30 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine From Scrap Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertial-Axis-Wind-Turbine-from-30-Of-Scrap-Materia/
$30 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine From Scrap Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SMALL.jpg SolarFlower_org This is a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine which uses wind energy to drive things like air and water pumps for cooling, irrigation and similar, or an alternator/generator for producing electricity. Note: this tutorial is also available at http://solarflower.org/tutorial.php?lang=en&tut=vawt with ...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:00:44 PDT
Steam Powered Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Powered-Smart-Phone/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:40:51 PDT
Electric Science Project With A Series Possible Future. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Science-Project-With-A-Series-Possible-Fu/
Electric Science Project With A Series Possible Future. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/X3WO/HSHDVVUQ/FUAX3WOHSHDVVUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/X3WO/HSHDVVUQ/FUAX3WOHSHDVVUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/X3WO/HSHDVVUQ/FUAX3WOHSHDVVUQ.SMALL.jpg 7Kelson This is my first instructable. Here's a science project that will also be something very useful in a home, an RV, etc. Before you see the video. Take a look at these PDF documents first. 1. Appliance Wattage Requirements 2. How Much Is Enough 3. list of parts and tools 4. Schematics They will he...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 03:07:31 PDT
Create large refuelable metal-air battery. http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-large-refuelable-metal-air-battery/
Create large refuelable metal-air battery. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/0EB8/HSVT7S6L/F5D0EB8HSVT7S6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/0EB8/HSVT7S6L/F5D0EB8HSVT7S6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/0EB8/HSVT7S6L/F5D0EB8HSVT7S6L.SMALL.jpg bigattichouse Harness the power of rust! Metal-Air batteries are a way to capture the power of metal oxidation in a salt solution. In this instructable, I'll be building an iron-air battery, turning iron into rust using salt and atmospheric oxygen. For a quick background, take a look at the energy that can b...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 21:49:05 PST
Alternative Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/B2OO/HSCYB604/FD4B2OOHSCYB604.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/B2OO/HSCYB604/FD4B2OOHSCYB604.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/B2OO/HSCYB604/FD4B2OOHSCYB604.SMALL.jpg iesteban-garcia Collection of projects about solar power generation on both small and large scales. null USB null null null null null null null
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 15:56:05 PST
Peltier chips In a cars radiator http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-chips-In-a-cars-radiator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SMALL.jpg the_burrito_master I will admit I've never worked with a peltier chip or know much about them but, I wanted to share an idea I have for a more fuel efficient car. In this diagram I have edited a skemmatic of an engines water cooling system to incorporate two water blocks similar to what you might find in a water cool...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:11:39 PST
Trapped Ceiling Heat http://www.instructables.com/id/Trapped-Ceiling-Heat/
Trapped Ceiling Heat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/V8TA/HS18D23U/F3WV8TAHS18D23U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/V8TA/HS18D23U/F3WV8TAHS18D23U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/V8TA/HS18D23U/F3WV8TAHS18D23U.SMALL.jpg ezman Introduction Baby it's cold outside.... The thought of heating my house makes me warm under the collar.  I have a forced hot air heating system.  I have been researching ways to make improvements or modifications to increase the efficiency.  This past winter I took a close look at heat trapped at th...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:40:14 PST
Make An Old House More Energy Efficient With Inset Storm Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Old-House-More-Energy-Efficient-With-Inset/
Make An Old House More Energy Efficient With Inset Storm Windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/5MXF/HR8VDCG2/F035MXFHR8VDCG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/5MXF/HR8VDCG2/F035MXFHR8VDCG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/5MXF/HR8VDCG2/F035MXFHR8VDCG2.SMALL.jpg plays in traffic We live in a 1950's house with original single-pane windows. It's not really energy-efficient and I had been looking into options for replacing the windows for a while, but I wasn't looking forward to the price or the giant pain of getting on a ladder, prying out the old windows, and putting in th...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 16:59:04 PST
Vacuum Formed Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Formed-Windmill/
Vacuum Formed Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/KYPP/HRPSYL0H/FQHKYPPHRPSYL0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/KYPP/HRPSYL0H/FQHKYPPHRPSYL0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/KYPP/HRPSYL0H/FQHKYPPHRPSYL0H.SMALL.jpg doncrush This process was inspired by an Instructuble for a vacuum former: http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-Vacuf...Please follow the above instructable to create the vacuum former. And do some practice forms of random items!This process will be used at The Lancaster Science Factory in the STEM...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:25:45 PST
DIY Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Oven/
DIY Solar Oven - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/956Y/HFD1FV4O/FW9956YHFD1FV4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/956Y/HFD1FV4O/FW9956YHFD1FV4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/956Y/HFD1FV4O/FW9956YHFD1FV4O.SMALL.jpg Nik727 Spring is coming!  And with it, comes the sun!  Want to use that solar power to save some energy, money, and have fun?  Well, here's how... Materials Recycled Cardboard Box Scissors Aluminum Foil Plastic Wrap First, you will need to cut a rectanglular flap in the top of your ...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:49:33 PST
How to build a Rocket Mass Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Rocket-Mass-Heater/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 13:05:19 PST
Secret compartment electric outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-compartment-electric-outlet/
Secret compartment electric outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/OZ55/HR0AXJ5S/FNGOZ55HR0AXJ5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/OZ55/HR0AXJ5S/FNGOZ55HR0AXJ5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/OZ55/HR0AXJ5S/FNGOZ55HR0AXJ5S.SMALL.jpg mugs8565 What you need: Electric outlet Screwdriver Item that will fit in outlet Electric Outlet cover Warning- Do NOT insert anything metal in the outlet Locate a power outlet Unscrew the Outlet You will see an empty space Find any item you want to put in the space (Optional) You can use...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:50 PST
Generators http://www.instructables.com/id/Generators/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/SGT3/HR3EFMHY/FWJSGT3HR3EFMHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/SGT3/HR3EFMHY/FWJSGT3HR3EFMHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/SGT3/HR3EFMHY/FWJSGT3HR3EFMHY.SMALL.jpg Samuel Aplin Hi i created this little collection of generators for those who want to produce their own energy. null Hho generators null null null null
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 09:04:02 PST
mini flame thrower http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-flame-thrower-1/
mini flame thrower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/TTY7/HR0APNQ8/F6NTTY7HR0APNQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/TTY7/HR0APNQ8/F6NTTY7HR0APNQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/TTY7/HR0APNQ8/F6NTTY7HR0APNQ8.SMALL.jpg Fire in the sky fun to do! you will need: a knife an orangea candle and a lighter light the candle cut a shallow slice of orange so it is only the peel heat the orange so it is slightly blackened squeeze the orange in half and enjoy the flash!
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:55:58 PST
alcohol candle http://www.instructables.com/id/alcohol-candle-1/
alcohol candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/K6BN/HQVLCC58/F5LK6BNHQVLCC58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/K6BN/HQVLCC58/F5LK6BNHQVLCC58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/K6BN/HQVLCC58/F5LK6BNHQVLCC58.SMALL.jpg suppamanIII This is an alcohol candle, all you need is a copper tube, a glass container, and a cotton band or cord. If you haven't a copper tube, roll a copper sheet to form a small tube (3mm) then sold it with tin, put in a cotton cord, a small iron filament can help you, you should have a bit of cotton...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:37:56 PST
Thermoelectric generator (Heat to Electrical power) http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-Power-Unit-Fire-to-battery-power/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:05:29 PST
Gummy bear explosion :D http://www.instructables.com/id/Gummy-bear-explosion-D/
Gummy bear explosion :D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/KUDO/HQOJ7FOB/FU6KUDOHQOJ7FOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/KUDO/HQOJ7FOB/FU6KUDOHQOJ7FOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/KUDO/HQOJ7FOB/FU6KUDOHQOJ7FOB.SMALL.jpg claudiavasquez Today you will learn how to make and explosion with gummy bears! Things you will need:   a CLEAN test tube 5- 15 grams of Potassium Chlorate  Bunsen burner  gummy bear (red would be a perfect color )  Heavy duty Acid proof gloves & Safety goggles (VERY IMPORTANT)  Crucible tongs (to drop the g...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:53:08 PST