Instructables: exploring - workshop - pipe Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:18:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
Desk Clamp Lamp
Desk Clamp Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Inspired by the shape of the classic articulated desk lamp and also a host of stylish galvanized pipe lamps, I arrived at the Desk Clamp Lamp. This is a simple, robust and reasonably cheap desk lamp that can be built entirely with parts readily available at your local Home Depot. The other nice thin...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:40:41 PDT
Homemade pipe
Homemade pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> luka512 I started with a paper template. The size of the pipe is completely up to you, I decided on a small pocket pipe that is 12 cm long and 5 cm wide. The thickness of the wood should be 2 cm. The wood I chose some scrap oak flooring which was just laying around my workshop. I recommend you use oak or...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:32:52 PDT
Bubbling Pipe Lamp
Bubbling Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver In this Instructable you'll learn how to build a Bubbling Pipe Lamp. This lamp has a really great industrial/ mad scientist aesthetic and makes for a cool addition to any room and is an excellent conversation piece that is sure to intrigue your friends and family. The Bubbling Pipe Lamp is a simpl...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:01:30 PDT
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch.
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> geckomage First off i will say this. My purpose for this instructable is to show resourceful, patient people how to cheaply, and effectively solve the problem of having nothing to smoke out of with a bit of creativity and elegance. You all know the drill, i am not responsible for what you choose to do with th...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 10:53:47 PDT
Brass Industrial Lamp
Brass Industrial Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> motos In this instructable we will go through the process of creating a pretty cool industrial/steampunk lamp that is controlled by a valve dimmer switch. The cool thing about this project is that while the core build is fairly well essential the actual lamp body is very customizable so you can add your...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:57:47 PDT
Dwarven pipe
Dwarven pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eldalote Hi!Today I'm gonna show you, how to make a dwarven smoke pipe. I made it as a decoration for my dwarven costume. And in spite of I'm not a smoker, I would totaly smoke it! :D Materials and tools To make this cool smoke pipe you will need:sawpiece of woodsome stick (I used dried twig from willow)k...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 06:15:59 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Tobacco pipe making
Tobacco pipe making - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElmarsM Hey! First of all I wanted to say, that I'm from Latvia, so I'm sorry for my english. This is a quite detailed, step-by-step instructable about pipe making. I am not a professional, I just wanted to try my skills. First step is to choose the wood for your pipe. In my case the most suitable w...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:12:54 PDT
Pipe table lamp with cement base
Pipe table lamp with cement base - More DIY How To Projects]]> joshme Based on a few other designs I've seen, I made this table lamp out of galvanized pipe, with a cement base and an embedded switch. The shade is also homemade from a couple of wooden embroidery hoops and some watercolor paper. The project consists of 4 parts: Wire the switch Cast the ceme...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:12:41 PDT
How to tap a large hole in a big PVC Pipe
How to tap a large hole in a big PVC Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> CWKr I'm building a vacuum kiln to dry out wood quickly.  I 'm going to use a 12" diameter piece of schedule 40 pipe as a vacuum chamber. This pipe is really big and difficult to work with. I needed to drill about 9 holes into the pipe and then seal them so that the pipe maintains a vacuum.  I decided ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:08:31 PDT
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets)
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> algert555 In this instructable I'll try to show you how to build a planting tower out of 1 meter of PVC pipe. The planting tower can be used (based on the diameter) for strawberries, lettuce, (bigger pipes) pansies and other small summer flowers (smaller diameters) I made a couple of them already and the m...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 11:13:50 PDT
A Soft Industrial Pipe Bed Frame
A Soft Industrial Pipe Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> willparks Pipe bed frames are economical, modular designer DIY bed frames. Here I describe a mechanically robust yet elegant design which uses 3/4" black pipe nipple, plus wood slats. The design here fits a queen size 6'6" mattress and a 6'1/2" gent who can easily mount the bed without descending or climbing ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 18:48:15 PDT
Burl Tobacco Pipe
Burl Tobacco Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> bosc85 Easy to make one of a kind tobacco pipe. Items needed: Small burl Thumb gouge Pipe step (I turn my own) Drill and bit Drill bit Index sizer Sander (optional) Food grade polish Hollow Using your gouge dig out the softer center of the burl to the depth desired. )I have cheated and drilled a pilot ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:39:09 PST
Divide pipe by thirds without measuring cpurola I'm hopeless at measuring, so this worked for me. 3 by 5 card Masking tape Pencil Marker
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:22:25 PST
How To Make The Letters N and A Out Of PVC Pipe
How To Make The Letters N and A Out Of PVC Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> johannaxx23 In this instuctable, you will learn how to make the letters N and A out of 1/2 inch PVC Pipe and Fittings.  Letter N Materials: -Two 90 Degree Elbows -Two 45 Degree Elbows -Two 1 Inch PVC Pipes -Two 5 Inch PVC Pipes -One 6 Inch PVC Pipe Building the Elbows Using the 1 Inch PVC Pipe, connect on...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:13:19 PST
How To Make A Letter U out of PVC pipe
How To Make A Letter U out of PVC pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> EmmaVaritimos Do you need a letter U? Well know you can build your own with this easy step by step inscrutable. Materials PVC pipe cutter Sharpie ruler 18" of PVC Pipe 4X 45 degree elbows. The Lines Mark on the 18" Pipe 2" then 2" then 4" then 5", then 5" with sharpie using a ruler. Cut The PVC Pipe Us...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 05:43:54 PST
PVC Chair
PVC Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> kgoldberg2014 This instructable will teach you how to make an chair out of PVC pipe!  Gather Materials Materials: 2 elbow connectors 18 t-bar connectors 2 5-way connectors 6 4-Way connectors 6 3-way connectors ruler/measuring stick pcv cuter sharpie hot-glue gun pvc pipe bender pillow-cushion 519 inches of 1-i...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 05:36:10 PST
How to Make a Wooden Smoking Pipe
How to Make a Wooden Smoking Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> HPandLOTR The smoking pipe has been around for ages. It is a very popular item and comes in many different styles from "The Gambler" to "The Churchwarden". I made a pipe just for the fun of another DIY out in the workshop. But, I do not smoke. There are plenty of ways to make a pipe. You could turn one on the...

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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 15:33:11 PST
Gandalf's Pipe!
Gandalf's Pipe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> bcelik1 Gandalf's Pipe If you have some spare pipeweed and some tools lying around, make this easy churchwarden pipe and fashion it like a man from the middle earth. You may sew yourself a cape or a robe too to give the full nerd effect. Batteries not included. Materials: Fire resistant and nontoxic ...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 18:36:27 PST
Hydroponics with Reclaimed Materials
Hydroponics with Reclaimed Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> pumpkinhead24 Hello there! I'm making this instructable for the "Hydroponics and Indoor Growing" contest. The following is background for how I started this project. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hydroponics is something...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 10:12:55 PST
Tall Tree Pots For Date Palms Or Whatever
Tall Tree Pots For Date Palms Or Whatever - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonasCole I know PVC pipe isn't cheap but there's usually off cuts in bins around construction sites.I made these because I needed tall pots to accommodate for long taproots such as the ones on date palms, and take up a lot less space than big fat pots. the cool thing about this idea is you can make any lengt...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 20:51:53 PST
How to Make a Rifle
How to Make a Rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> thetecher In this instructable I will be showing you how to make a fake rifle. You will need a piece of wood, a jigsaw power tool, a pipe, and some carving tools. Get piece of wood Take a piece of wood that is the size you want your rifle to be. Trace a the style of a rifle you want (easy way to do it is...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:10:30 PST
Copper Belt Buckle
Copper Belt Buckle - More DIY How To Projects]]> earz_cd This is part of another project I'm working on, but could be modified for other uses.  I'd been tossing an idea around for a few years that required a flat belt buckle, but every buckle blank I found was curved. I finally ran across a buckle back hook and loop from Tandy Leather (http://www.tandylea...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 12:28:39 PST
PVC Sling Shot
PVC Sling Shot - More DIY How To Projects]]> JDagger975 This is an instructable about how to make a Sling Shot out of PVC and Duck/Duct TapeEdit: follow my new account JDagger975 and I'll post this same ible there(Im really not sure if it's Duck or Duct. But then again, is anyone?).It can fire about up to 300-375 feet and at 200 ft. It can leave a pretty...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:18:45 PST
How to Recycle Lead to Make a Weight bubal From a filthy lead pipe I found in a skip. I melt it with the help of a blowtorch, always outdoors, since lead vapors are TOXIC. I pour it in a metal can and put a wire handle. I have made a weight. I paint it with two layers of enamel paint in order to avoid direct contact with the skin, since the ...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:06:46 PST
Simple Half-lap legs for a small side table kludge77 Sorry for my chisel bumbling to all the hand-tool fanatics...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:55:48 PDT
Plumbing Pipe Lamp rhammerl Inspired by many manuals on the internet I now tried to make a lamp out of plumbing pipes on my own. I am really satisfied with the result. It is stable. the bulb is fixed properly in the head and the arms with magnets are useful for my keys. More pictures + some instructions can be found on my web...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 10:27:06 PDT
Oval Table From Crib Slats kludge77 I made this table from the slats to my kids crib. I'd had them in the shop for a while and couldn't think of anything to do with them. All the sudden my brain said, "Make a table!" So I did. Materials: Pine crib slats 5/4 cherry for base 1/2 plumbing pipe spray paint wipe on poly for the finish. ...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:09:47 PDT
Industrial Aluminum Table kludge77 I bought a cheap table off Craigslist for a few bucks. It's top was damaged pretty bad, so I decided to remove it and try something new. I've had this large round of aluminum for years in my shop. It was bolted to my drill press when I got it. I polished it up, added JBWelded some cool bolt heads a...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:59:18 PDT
Industrial Aluminum Table
Industrial Aluminum Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> kludge77 So this is my first post to Instructables. Hope you like it. I bought a cheap table off Craigslist for a few bucks. It's top was damaged pretty bad, so I decided to remove it and try something new. I've had this large round of aluminum for years in my shop. It was bolted to my drill press when I go...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:47:57 PDT
How to bend pipe without a pipe bender
How to bend pipe without a pipe bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> ayasbek Ahoy! So you have some pipe that needs to be bent but you don't have a pipe bender. Well no problem! This instructable will show you how to do it using sand and some creativity.  The pipe shown here is 4130 steel - 3/4" in diameter with a wall thickness of 0.035". The point of using sand is to sup...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 19:52:15 PDT
Fixing Air Compressor - Replacing Intake Pipe savvas_papasavva In this video I fixed a faulty Bostitch compressor, which had a broken intake pipe.  The vibrations of the machine must have over time caused so much stressed to the part of the pipe closest to the tank that it simply broke.  So I got a new 10mm anodised aluminium pipe, which seemed to be a higher g...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:38:19 PDT
Plastic bottle rainwater down pipe with filter
Plastic bottle rainwater down pipe with filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wombling This is a pretty simple one, though it can save you buying a down pipe which would cost around £7-£8, and a filter! All you will need are 5 plastic drink bottles, we're using the Buxton bottles because they curve in the middle and fit together really well when cut, but you should be okay with strai...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:07:38 PDT
UnderSeawolf: ROV for Long Island Sound Veteran_ComputerEngineer Hi there and thanks for stopping by,  Every now and then I get an idea for my ROV but I have been stuck for a while now as I am trying to figure out how to, compactly, rotate those thrusters you see in the image. I was thinking about designing a 2-Axis module to go in between the ROV and the Thrust...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 12:01:30 PDT
Olive-Wood Smokers Pipe
Olive-Wood Smokers Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> SlickSqueegie This pipe was made for a very good friend of mine. He has been fighting a losing battle for 2 years now. It is a solid piece of wood with 2 connecting holes strategically drilled to meet at the right spot. Buffed with the 3 stage system Tripoli, White diamond and carnauba wax and completed with my f...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 11:32:05 PDT
PVC Snake Lamp Obscure and Obscene That's very simple to do and very cheap! I made this lamp just using 10 pvc elbow joints, embed togheter and painted and a rgb bulb with remote control bought from ebay. Cable, switch and plug of course. I did not glue them so every single joint can rotate so I can create several versions, dependi...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 03:00:46 PDT
Hand Carved Tobacco Pipe jason_rautio I have liked smoking pipes for awhile now, and like the ones that can be found in stores, but I wanted to try carving my own just to have something unique.  I looked up some of how to do it online, but couldn't find much so I had to figure it out on my own. I didn't take pics of all the steps, but ...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 18:42:07 PDT
How to make a kiseru pipe from a 9mm shell.
How to make a kiseru pipe from a 9mm shell. - More DIY How To Projects]]> sugarworm A bit of an americanized touch to the traditional kiseru pipe, for the discerning Japanophilie that is a bit of a redneck at heart. A bit of warning, I'm not a good craftsman by any means  so if any improvements or criticism can be suggested in the comments than please don't hesitate. The traditiona...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 15:30:25 PDT
How to Install a Sump Pump RodsEliteHandyman Installing a new Sump Pump:
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 19:59:10 PDT
Long Stemmed Wooden Pipe
Long Stemmed Wooden Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> ilpug Ok, so this is not entirely a wood pipe. It's a stylish wooden pipe with all metal interior pieces to make it more durable and have cleaner smoke. This is a culmination of ideas I've been having for a while about a pipe project, and I'm glad it all came together so easily. It's cheap too! Even if ...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 20:54:31 PST
Bike Working Stand - Bangladesh
Bike Working Stand - Bangladesh - More DIY How To Projects]]> ksafaet A good bike work stand makes cleaning, maintaining, and repairing your bike exponentially easier. Commercial models start at about $150 (around 12,000 BDT) and a really good one can be as much as $275 (around 20,000 BDT).  But if I can make this within less than $15(around 1300 BDT), what do you say...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 06:43:04 PST
How to cut pipe threads without a pipe vise
How to cut pipe threads without a pipe vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> enfieldbullet First! i hope many to come. well, the title says it all, i needed to cut some pipe threads for my new bed (yet another pipe bed) and i didn't wan't to invest money in a new vise with a pipe holding jaw, mainly because i alredy have a pretty heavy vise which suits most of my needs. so, i proceded t...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 17:50:54 PST
Pipe Garden Trowel
Pipe Garden Trowel - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thinkenstein I had some scrap thin-walled galvanized pipe, which I think is used in fencing.   The end was cut at an acute angle and, for some reason I got to thinking about hammering it closed.   This garden trowel is what resulted from that urge.    The square cut end was not comfortable while pushing it with...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 16:26:13 PDT
Wire Clamp Tool
Wire Clamp Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> MartinMakes This is my version of a Wire Clamp Tool. This is a great tool for making pipe clamps from wire. The claps made with it are low profile and no snag. How I Made it -1 The parts I used. 1.   5" length of 1/2" copper pipe 2.   2 of 1/2" copper end caps. 3.   5" x 1/2" spring. ( I just stretched ...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 21:21:06 PDT
Unblock clogged drain under high pressure DIY
Unblock clogged drain under high pressure DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> torx  A warm greeting to the entire community of and his editorial staff.  We will now put this time my acking (I think you call it so) of a small hand pump for watering the plants with pesticides, turned into a pressure pump to Unclog a drain, for example of a sink, which might clog. O...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:54:40 PDT
Pipe Lights - Accent a Wall
Pipe Lights - Accent a Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> alice8tweed We made a pipe shelf via The Brick House and wanted to accent the openings in our unit. Using pipe for fixtures/anything is a wonderful alternative due to the ease of putting it together (just screwing in one joint to another), sturdy (it's metal!), and cost (each part can range from a couple cents ...
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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:45:50 PDT
Rain Gutter Downspout Sprinkler
Rain Gutter Downspout Sprinkler - More DIY How To Projects]]> LoganMackey Well i built a flower bed and wanted to use rain water to help water it. So i connected the downspout with some pvc pipe and a garden hose. Now the water is but to better use and distributed far enough from the house to prevent any basement leaking or wall damage.  I made this form stuff i had layig...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 17:47:16 PDT
DIY Organic Vertical Planter
DIY Organic Vertical Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> FireCGun Ever wanted to grow plants but you didn't have enough room for them? Have you ever wanted to grow plants in a more water-friendly way? Are you tired of raking and your garden and pulling out those stubborn leaves or using harmful chemicals that are not healthy for you and damage the fruit's flavor a...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 07:59:10 PDT
Truck Back Racks floppyty These are pictures of my two trucks with there back racks i is made with 1" gas pipe and the other is made with 1 1/2" square tubing.the devil horn hand is made with a big chain and welded together. both are painted with rocker-guard black with fog lights to see the deer that are all over t...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 07:50:40 PDT