Instructables: exploring - offbeat Wed, 25 May 2016 15:43:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 7 Projects to Create That "I'm Such a Happy Chewbacca" Feeling xxlauraxx "Laugh it up, fuzzball!" By now many of you have seen the viral video of the woman who bought that Chewbacca mask and laughed herself into hysterics. If not… enjoy! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElem...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 11:40:10 PDT
Maglev Board
Maglev Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> bradypehl This is a board that floats due to the power of magnets. The bolts do not hold the board up they keep it from moving side to side.You will need...-Lightweight wood -Strong magnets -5 inch long bolts -Super glue*you will also need a saw, drill, and hammer. Cutting Cut the lightweight board to fit ...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 16:42:41 PDT
Simple Morse Code Maker
Simple Morse Code Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> Noploof This is a brief tutorial in how to make your very own morse code maker. Alter the code to make it say whatever you want. Supplies Step 1: Supplies1- Arduino uno 7- jumper cables 1- 8 ohm speaker 2-LED lights 1-breadbox(electrical) 3- 330 ohm resistors 1-USB cable(uploading and power) A saw and d...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 09:32:55 PDT
9 Unusual Uses for Barbies xxlauraxx Barbie is an iconic children's toy, but don't let her doll-aisle address limit your imagination!Here are 9 projects that transform Barbie from an omnipresent, mass-produced toy into a unique and clever DIY creation.These fun hacks offer a much needed expansion of the definition of what it means to b...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 16:46:08 PDT
Chainsaw Blender
Chainsaw Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Make the most extreme margaritas, daiquiris, and other blended drinks with a gasoline powered chainsaw blender. No one will question your mixology authority with this 37cc two-stroke chainsaw engine, all controlled with real motorcycle handlebars, throttle, and kill switch. I decided to keep the ...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 13:26:19 PDT
Maneuverable Fur
Maneuverable Fur - More DIY How To Projects]]> Plusea Many lines penetrating two planes. Displacing the planes through shifting and twisting them causes the lines to move like fur. The lines are straight pins, they are poked through two layers of fabric which are stretched on two separate frames. Glass patterns offer one description of what we see.This...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:43:38 PDT
PVC Playhouse and Puppet Stage
PVC Playhouse and Puppet Stage - More DIY How To Projects]]> avgjoe25 Issue:I have three kids that are 3 (female), 10 (male), and 13 (male). My desire is to get them outside and playing in the fresh air - as all kids should. They all enjoy creative play, but my 10 year old and 3 year old also like to "act" out stories. The boys also love to have a "fort" that they can...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:54:21 PDT
Making a Stop Motion LED Throwie
Making a Stop Motion LED Throwie - More DIY How To Projects]]> StumpChunkman Making stop motions seemed like a fun thing to do, and LED Throwies are fun no matter what you're using them for. So a stop motion construction of an LED Throwie seemed like the perfect idea.There are two video below.Let me preface this by saying that I have never made a Stop Motion before making th...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 19:12:36 PDT
DIY Door Stopper Geocache
DIY Door Stopper Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> jampez77 Here is a really simple and clever Geocache you can make with some basic tools from around the house. What you'll need Tools: Pliers, scissors or some other cutting implement.GlueItems: A rubber door stopperA nano GeocacheA magnetic coin or metal disc What to do Use your tool(s) of choice to c...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 19:55:21 PDT
The Giant Spirograph
The Giant Spirograph - More DIY How To Projects]]> HaHaBird What’s eight feet across, has 90 teeth, and makes beautiful designs? Not a shark with an art degree, but this giant version of the classic Spirograph drawing toy. Chalk is the medium, and streets and sidewalks are the canvas.This oversized art tool features a six-piece outer ring for easy transporta...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 22:35:19 PDT
1" air-canon QEV
1" air-canon QEV - More DIY How To Projects]]> C-modifi├ę Ok let's make it clear: it's just the canon part. The reservoir & valve -wich is a blow-off ( aka blast-off, quick-exhaust) are'nt built yet, that's another story, I'll make another instructable then but for now...If I have'nt build a thousand of air-powered guns over the last 20 years or so.. But o...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 21:23:42 PDT
Pi-Poetry with Professor Pi
Pi-Poetry with Professor Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> YvetteF3 Though Pi is a favorite to celebrate among the mathematicians, it also has its place in poetry. Using the special number sequencing of Pi: 3.1415, Professor Pi will give instructions on how classic poetry forms such as Haiku, Iambic Pentameter, and the Sonnet, can be adapted using Pi characteristics...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:20:47 PDT
Introduction to hobbyist Lock picking Aka: LockSport
Introduction to hobbyist Lock picking Aka: LockSport - More DIY How To Projects]]> 4WantofaNail Lock picking gets a bad wrap. When most people hear the phrase, it congers images of illicit activities and unscrupulous personas. But really, when it comes to petty larceny the most effective strategy isn't going to be lock picking. Destructive entry: bricks, angle-gringers, bolt cutters and sledge...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 10:27:14 PDT
Little Habitat
Little Habitat - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Create a tiny creature habitat using an Altoids Smalls tin! Getting Started To get started you will need:Small gravel rocks, Small stones, Latex gloves,Paper towels,Duct tape,Tiny ceramic or resin animals, Fake greenery, E6000 adhesive, Hot glue, School glue,Resin kit,2 clear disposable cupsPopsi...
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 07:33:44 PST
The Lock Box: Lockpicking display & Practice stand
The Lock Box: Lockpicking display & Practice stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> 4WantofaNail Hello my freaky darlings and welcome to yet another installment of what I like to do in my free time. Brought to you by the letter "L""L", the first letter of Lock-picking, also larceny... But I assure you, the two needn't be synonymous. So please, grab yourself a tasty libation and read on wit yo b...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 01:57:09 PST
High Striker How-To by Jack P
High Striker How-To by Jack P - More DIY How To Projects]]> JackP44 In this instructable, we're going to learn how to create the classic "game" used by carnies for decades to scam carnival goers out of their hard-earned money: the High Striker. If you aren't aware, a High Striker is essentially two parts: a lever and a puck. The puck sits on one side of the lever wh...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 13:06:34 PST
Hollowing a light bulb
Hollowing a light bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> KagedCreations I've seen a few people re-purposing light bulbs for other uses and decided I'd like to do that for a couple projects. To do that I'd first need to figure how to remove the internal filaments and wires from the bulb and to make it clear. I thought I would share my process in case anyone else wants to...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:51:11 PST
How to Build Your Dragon
How to Build Your Dragon - More DIY How To Projects]]> spookylean Whether you're a fan of Anne McCaffrey or George R. R. Martin, you need a little dragon on your shoulder. This one is fairly simply made using a wire armature, foil, tape and some other odds and ends. This was my first attempt at this sort of thing and I can tell you it's easier than it looks to get...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 14:59:54 PST
Compressed Air Blow Gun
Compressed Air Blow Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer I know I might sound a little fussy, but I was never that keen putting my mouth on the end of a blow gun (If you knew my brother you would understand) so I decided to build a compressed air blow gun. Also the title is somewhat of an oxymoron but It works for me.I’ve been playing around with compre...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 14:36:37 PST
Make a Bauta Mask
Make a Bauta Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> spookylean The bauta mask is probably the most famous of the Venetian masks. It was worn both by the nobility (to protect their identities while they got up to various shenanigans) and by the lower classes (so people would mistake them for nobility). It was used for anonymity during political decisions in the ...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:06:13 PST
Spider Geocache
Spider Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dwarf Exploder This is an older geocache that I made. Originally I didn't make an instructable for it, but since I had to bring it in from the wild for repairs I thought I would take the opportunity to retroactively show how it was made.Materials:Scrap woodSample jarProtein powder containerScrews, washers etc.PVC ...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 01:16:19 PST
8 Deadpool DIY Projects xxlauraxx Deadpool fans, unite! null null Deadpool Mask Deadpool Tool Caddy Sliced Deadpool LACK Table 2.0 Deadpool Spatula Deadpool Stencil Dead pool makeup Mini Deadpool Swords Marvel Book Ends
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 22:06:59 PST
The Art of Making Junkbots
The Art of Making Junkbots - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer “In the not-too-distant-future, when the war between man and machine is over, the junkbot will be king”. Becoming a junkbot maker (a Junkbotter if you will) doesn’t take much skill or technical knowledge. What you will need however is a good imagination and a collection of junk parts. Junk parts ...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:41:19 PST
Couples Tech-Laces
Couples Tech-Laces - More DIY How To Projects]]> Diyified Valentines day is just around the corner and in the spirit of the holiday and to keep myself busy in an attempt to avoid pity-consuming sickening amounts of chocolate whilst listening to Adele, I have constructed a project.I present to you....the wearable, just-bearable, giant-Teddy-bear-comparable ...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:33:56 PST
Zombie Geocache 2 (the First One)
Zombie Geocache 2 (the First One) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dwarf Exploder This is the first zombie geocache that I made. This one is only a half body because, when placed, I wanted it to look like it was coming out of the ground. The zombie has a removable brain which contains the log book.Materials:· PVC pipe· PVC cement· Epoxy· Expanding f...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:10:44 PST
Adventure Time Fan Test
Adventure Time Fan Test - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jake dog This is a test for Adventure Time fans of all ages. you can do this in your head or in the comments. Here we go. The Test. 1. Do you have over 100 dollars’ worth of Adventure Time merchandise?2.Do you have like a million paper foldables?3. Do you Have a sword on your wall to slay the first mon...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 21:39:22 PST
Zombie Geocache
Zombie Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dwarf Exploder This project originated from a previous Zombie Geocache I made. For that project I ordered a resin skull online which cost me about $20. I had it out of the box for about 15mins when one of my kids threw it on the floor and smashed it. I ended up completing that project with a $2 plastic skull and i...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 03:50:38 PST
Geocache Hacks: Beauty Shop
Geocache Hacks: Beauty Shop - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kd Franson If you're into scavenger hunts, treasure maps, venturing off your daily beaten path, and feminism, this instructable is for you! Here you will learn how to hack old makeup containers to be repurposed for geocaching. The concept behind choosing makeup containers is to not only salvage perfectly good ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 20:02:38 PST
Tentacle Launchpad
Tentacle Launchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> Diyified In this Instructable, we will be detailing how to go about making your very own Tentacle Launchpad! This project was designed as an extension of my Animatronic Tentacle Project, as it seemed a natural second step once you have built a tentacle to send it flying through the air at unsuspecting passer...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 18:54:45 PST
How to make a slot car drift
How to make a slot car drift - More DIY How To Projects]]> HHB13 In this instructable I will show you haw to convert you tires to a drifting or burning out slot car! Gather your supplies You will need tape, scissors or something to cut the tape and a slot car. I used a carrera ( slot car brand) corvette for my drifter. Start taping the tires. Just do the b...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:24:39 PST
How to Change the Oil in your RC Car's Shocks
How to Change the Oil in your RC Car's Shocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> OrangaCHANG The suspension on your RC Car is one of the most important parts. With proper care and maintenance, you should rarely ever need to replace a shock. Here I will show you how to properly change the oil in your RC Investment. Materials! The list is pretty simple for this task. Hex Bits (Whichever yo...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 13:23:00 PST
How to Make a Match Circle
How to Make a Match Circle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Von Malegowski I show how to make a circle/wheel from match sticks. It is fairly simple to make and requires a pencil compass, pencil, protractor, ruler and a piece of cardboard. It can be made without using any glue or tape but glue can be used to make sure it doesn’t fall apart easily. It is a fun project when ...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 13:23:05 PST
3M Streets
3M Streets - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezman IntroductionHere is an indoor activity that is entertaining, educational and creative for all ages. For the cost of a couple of quarters they can use their imagination for hours. Follow these steps to create your own Tape Streets. Rain or Snow or gloom of night.Stumped or Bored looking left or righ...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:15:25 PST
15 Pocket-Sized Projects xxlauraxx No matter the size of your workbench, everyone has room to make a small-sized project. In fact when the weather is bad, you don't really want to be working on something massive.Here are 15 projects that'll get you DIY daydreaming about all the big things that are possible when you make small project...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:48:20 PST
Compliment Machine
Compliment Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> joransomers This instructable is a guide for making the 'complimentjesmachine'. But what is the complimentjesmachine? Well, this is a machine with the soul purpose of giving kids an experience to understand what receiving a compliment can do for the state of mind. But also, learn to experience the joy when you ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 19:41:39 PST
Log-Only Micro Geocache
Log-Only Micro Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bom6at Once upon a time, geocaching was about searching for stash-filled weathertight boxes out in the wilderness... Nowadays, one is as likely to be searching for so-called 'log-only' finds- much too small for item exchange, but (to some) no less interesting for their increased difficulty of detection. T...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:52:12 PST
Fifth Element Stones
Fifth Element Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian Time to save the world... Well in this case with a little light!Not that is matters but is is kind of funny to see these colours mimicked in the windows and android start up sequences. You just can't beat well written and quality Science Fiction!First, each individual stone was slightly scaled down ...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 14:16:09 PST
Extreme Buzz Wire Game With STUN GUN!
Extreme Buzz Wire Game With STUN GUN! - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeandlauren My friend gave me a broken flashlight/stun gun. I decided to to the stun gun parts into an extreme DIY buzz wire game! Testing the transformer Inside the flashlight we found and tested the transformer. We applied low voltage to the input and the high voltage output still worked! Bending the...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 08:23:31 PST
Chillaball - More DIY How To Projects]]> feblt3 Hello. This is the DIY version of Chillaball, and will give a supply list, dimensions, and game rules. I plan to develop a more formal version, but for now, set it up, give it a try, and please give a comment afterward. Thank you! supplies 1) 3"x3" notepad (helps for grid measure and a score-...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 18:49:01 PST
Hammerschlagen┬« - More DIY How To Projects]]> hammerschlagen (stump, nails) Obtain licensure Hammer-Schlagen® is a decades old brand of a nail driving competition that began in Stillwater, MN in the mid-20th Century. The two primary trademarks of Hammerschlagen are the actual word HAMMERSCHLAGEN and a three-dimensional configuration of shapes and designs ...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 17:29:46 PST
Top 5 Play Projects of 2015 instructables How To Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit Portable Lego Creation Station 31 Unusual Uses For Coconuts Shaving Can Safe (that still shoots foam!) unusual uses for condoms
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 23:43:19 PST
Star Wars Projects Sam DeRose Does this even need an explanation? Who doesn't love Star Wars! Check out these awesome Star Wars projects, props, costumes, and other whacky things. R2-A4 Star Wars Inspired Papercraft BB-8 Heels Easy $5 Lightsabers Star Wars Han Solo and Princess Leia love! Star Wars themed Wedd...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 14:48:41 PST
Cigarette Rolling Machine
Cigarette Rolling Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> FibSeq11235813 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida ( guide will show you how to 3-D Print and assemble your very own cigarette rolling machine! Print Your Box First, you will want to print the box in...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:09:31 PST
Bruggen Keva Kapla Citiblocks style building planks
Bruggen Keva Kapla Citiblocks style building planks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian I got youtubed one night and ended up looking at dominos. Not sure how it happened but there it was.In my sidebar There was a link for Keva Planks. These would be a perfect and inspiring gift for my nephew or not since I really like the finished plabks...They can even be coloured without paint.I beg...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 16:19:03 PST
MC Tenis
MC Tenis - More DIY How To Projects]]> Luis BernardoD En este instructivo enseñaremos como armar los MC Tenis.MaterialesHardware:· Arduino MEGA o UNO· Un Par de Tenis· Cuatro Buzzers· Cable USB de ArduinoSoftware:· Arduino· LoopMIDI (· Hairless ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:07:00 PST
Bionic Louise Belcher And Firefox for the rest of us!
Bionic Louise Belcher And Firefox for the rest of us! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian Being Louise in pink as a 45 year old dude is just not right...Yes I hear what you said just now!!!The ears are pose-able and mandatory!I guess that it is time to make this sucker bionic... Super hearing with attitude... What could possibly go wrong???that being said... here it comes.Plus did you kn...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:22:21 PST
Goldfish in a Light Globe
Goldfish in a Light Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer If your one of those people who have problems keeping a goldfish alive – I have the perfect solution for you. This project came about after seeing an image on the web of a goldfish inside a light bulb. I have no idea what I was searching for but the image was striking and I wanted to try and captur...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:37:33 PST
Superman in a Light Bulb
Superman in a Light Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Whilst daydreaming during a particularly long and boring meeting, I hit upon this 'ible. I've put things inside light bulbs before (see this 'ible) and I really like the effect. This time I decided to add a miniature Superman! No particular reason, just thought it would look cool.The miniature S...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 13:02:17 PST
dolls / dollhouses BonBonBurke Use a DIY Proximity Sensor to Automate Your Haunted House consider for heads / bodies of "haunted dolls". Sexy action figure in real latex dress basic description, not so much an 'ible as a collection of jumping-off points. brass tube and copper wiring joints under a Sculpey form. dress is cr...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 20:34:36 PST
WTF Sticking Out of Trunk Redux
WTF Sticking Out of Trunk Redux - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Wait, is that....nah. Here is a delightful twist on the fake hand or foot sticking out of the car trunk ploy for all to enjoy. If blood and gore is not your Halloween kind of thing, this is just as sick. I thought I had run over something. So I put the car in reverse and there was the second thump.....
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:31:38 PDT