Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - play - sports - featured Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:53:56 PST BLOX v1.01 Fix Worn Running Shoes With Glue.
Fix Worn Running Shoes With Glue. - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Quantum Wizard Hi Guys! Are you tired of your shoes wearing out after 5 months? Well, maybe you should superglue them like I did. Theres a few points to note here but honestly its very easy and will keep you pounding the pavement for a while longer. At least until its time to give in and buy another pair of overpr...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 19:08:54 PST
How to Wax a Surfboard 2
How to Wax a Surfboard 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> pucksurfer Waxing is one of the most underrated, pivotal parts of surfing. It makes your feet stick to the board (no we're not snow boarding or skating, where we want a slicker surface to slide, we actually want a grip). Waxing a surfboard is generally looked at as a simple, take off the wax, and throw it back...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:59:59 PST
Peyton Manning Forehead Mask
Peyton Manning Forehead Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> cavenoid Peyton’s forehead is so high we have to call it a fivehead.Here's a fun craft that will give your party guests the power to send extra fan rays to the whole team. Print Out the Template & Follow Directions You'll need manila folders, scissors, a brown marker, and tape or staples.Go Broncos!
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 11:40:40 PST
Refletching a Cheap Carbon Arrow
Refletching a Cheap Carbon Arrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> chilihook I'll admit, when it comes to arrows I can be cheap. I've lost enough or broken enough over the years that I'd have a real hard time justifying the expense of a set of really nice arrows. You'd figure even the cheap arrows ought to come from the store in good enough shape, right? Well.... not really,...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 14:43:08 PST
Rock Climbing/Bouldering Gym
Rock Climbing/Bouldering Gym - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrianL59 Inspiration/Passion - My son was the inspiration for this project as well as the passion I had for rock climbing when I was younger. As well as my wife that climbed when she was younger and interest in climbing as well. To top it off I love to build stuff. Tools you'll need Miter saw Circular Saw D...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 21:35:57 PST
Ab training shoes (for a rack)
Ab training shoes (for a rack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> blueye81 Hey community,since I'm such a stingy guy with a tendency to recycle old stuff I made me some ab training shoes (or whatever they are called) out of a pair of old hiking shoes and some screws,angles and washers :-) (well, having a rack is required to use them at last...)You need-old shoes you don't ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:14:10 PST
DYI Jumping Rope
DYI Jumping Rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> zaxl I was looking for a durable lightweight rope for the gym. While walking in the hardware store I found clothesline wire, 50 ft for $8. That's the price of a new jumping speed rope, and I can get six 8 ft ropes from this wire. Here's how. Materials and Tools Clothesline wireTwo whiteboard markersT...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 19:47:49 PST
Buzz fire
Buzz fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jay Bytebier For our school Howest (education: Industrial productdesign) we had to make a fire construction for a organisation; Bolwerk vzw.The assignment is to design a system that can be drawn during the "fire festivals" like "Feux d'Hiver". It designs within a specific theme and provides a strong interaction ...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:37:34 PST
How to Play Nine Ball
How to Play Nine Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwizdala Okay, so you now know how to break in Nine Ball, but how do you play?This Instructable teaches basic rules, handling fouls and win conditions in Nine Ball.For a detailed look at materials needed, cue handling/spin, and breaking in Nine Ball, go to my tutorial, How to Break in Nine Ball. Basic Rule...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 09:50:47 PST
How to Break in Nine Ball
How to Break in Nine Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwizdala Nine Ball is a popular 2-4 player billiards game involving, you guessed it, nine balls. The object of the game is to sink (or pocket) every ball numerically, ending with pocketing the nine ball.This Instructable is meant for beginners. It goes over the basics of playing on a billiards table, setting...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 15:10:41 PST
Basketball shooting game
Basketball shooting game - More DIY How To Projects]]> nilsbinnemans Hi there, basketball enthusiastEach new year's eve we gather with some friend at someone's place. We decided on buying presents which would not cost more than €5 and would be suitable for both men and women.Being 'the creative one' I was requested to make a game that would decide who could pick a ra...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:44:52 PST
Tacking a horse
Tacking a horse - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hannah1720 This is the term for putting the saddle, bridle, and other riding equipment on a horse. Cleaning the horse Before putting the saddle on the horse you want to brush any dirt or mud off the horse. Clumps of dirt under the saddle blanket can result in discomfort for the horse. Brush the area where t...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 05:42:11 PST
Plyometric box
Plyometric box - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo My workshop is full of leftover pieces of plywood and lumber. I have no trouble in discarding them if they're shorter than a piece of firewood, but any longer and I figure I ought to be able to use them at some stage down the line. Of course, mostly I don't, so they accumulate. Rather than indulge i...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 17:21:07 PST
High Jump Practice Ramp
High Jump Practice Ramp - More DIY How To Projects]]> andamas I coach track and field and have been wanting practice ramps for high jump and long jump for awhile, but they are very expensive (from athletic equipment suppliers). I built two of them in about 5 hours for less than $100, and you can too. The ramp gives athletes some additional height so there is m...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 14:22:09 PST
Pool Table Lights
Pool Table Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> JeffreyBailey Give your pool table personality and life with LED lights! This is fun and cool looking for your parties! The cost is low and you can have it done and ready to go in just a few minutes. NOTE: My Dart Light project you see in one of the videos can be found at
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 22:51:09 PST
Dart Light
Dart Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> JeffreyBailey A dart board needs good lighting and traditional spot lights or ambient room lighting just isn't good enough. So, after searching for what was available and what others have done in the world, I ended up with the best solution being to make my own Dart Light. It turned out so much better than I wa...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 06:25:30 PST
Rail-to-Rail Balance Board
Rail-to-Rail Balance Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> plasticvicar Rail-to-rail balance boards have a long roller that goes down the length of the board, which more accurately simulates a surfboard trimming across a wave face. I made one when, after a decade+ of surfing I decided it was time to learn to longboard—this balance board definitely improved my cross-step...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:33:25 PST
Flat Pack Pooltable
Flat Pack Pooltable - More DIY How To Projects]]> ursan.peeters Pool tables are know to be extremely heavy, so I challenged myself to make a flat packed pool table.I made it out of cardboard, a very light and cheap material! Materials & tools For this project you’ll need:- Cutter - Lath - Tape measure - Wood Glue - Pencil - Panty - 6 plates of cardboard...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:38:41 PST
How to build a Ninja Warrior warped wall
How to build a Ninja Warrior warped wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> DaveDickson With the popularity of Ninja Warrior growing many people are looking to build back yard obstacles. This is an instructable on how to build a low cost warped wall for less than £100. To save on space and cost the wall was built against the house to provide the solid support and therefore required min...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 10:10:40 PST
Elevated Sports Video
Elevated Sports Video - More DIY How To Projects]]> DougL7 As a parent of three soccer players, I quickly tired of spending $100 or more to get elevated video from a "professional" videographer. I decided to use my window washing extension pole to get the camera up high - just needed an adaptor for the camcorder....Here are my youtube videos The finished...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 05:07:21 PST
Bicycle operated 4-wheel vehicle (DiffBikeDorli)
Bicycle operated 4-wheel vehicle (DiffBikeDorli) - More DIY How To Projects]]> kabelbaum256 This thing here is a bicycle operated vehicle for two persons, in larger scale also called beer bike. Bikers are facing left. Steering is done with one bike's steering handle. Braking is done by pressing a hinged arm to the ground. It's made with a rear axle of a 4-wheel-drive car, which is connecte...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 10:52:05 PST
How to make juggling balls cheaply
How to make juggling balls cheaply - More DIY How To Projects]]> sur1c4t4 Here's how to make juggling balls cheaply.These balls have a great touch to play. What do you need ? To make it you will need: cling film 25cm x 25cm a drinking glass semolina grains a cisor2 balloonsThat's all. See first steps We will prepare the semolina to make a Cut the square into cling...
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 05:45:42 PDT
Old School Skateboard
Old School Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheGeekPub Back in the old days there was no such thing as going to your local skate shop or mall and buying a skateboard. If you wanted one, you had to make it yourself! In this Instructable we're going to make one from nothing but a piece of scrap wood and an old roller skate! Watch The Video Before you...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:52:22 PDT
Conditioning a Softball Mitt
Conditioning a Softball Mitt - More DIY How To Projects]]> SNLouise After buying an new softball mitt, one of the most important tasks is to condition the glove to make it easier to use. Right out of the store a glove is stiff and inflexible, and before using it to play it is important to loosen up the leather and make it more flexible for play.There are many techni...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:47:42 PDT
Big Foot Race
Big Foot Race - More DIY How To Projects]]> LauraLauraLynn The Big Foot RaceIt all began with a picture. I saw a picture of Big Foot Race on pinterest (of course) and was instantly intrigued, but when I searched for further information on how to make it, and how much it cost, I found almost nothing. It appeared the game was played at a few company picnics a...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 11:58:26 PDT
Refrigerator Shirt
Refrigerator Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> BillW1 I like to race Radio Control cars here in California in the Central Valley but I get heatstroke symptoms (headache, dizzy, nausea) on 100 degree plus days. (Heatstroke is risky). I was bummed I couldn't race all summer. I then sought a solution and came up with this. It is not a cheap as anyone woul...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:43:37 PDT
Corn hole
Corn hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> whaa123123 Want your own corn hole set? You've come to the right place! With a few steps, you can make your very own set for around 60 or 65 dollars Gather Materials • 4 2x4x48"• 4 2x4x24"• 2 4x2x1/2" sanded plywood• Wood glue• Nail gun• Drill• Jigsaw• Paint (Your choice color)• 4 2x4x11"• 4 4" bolts with ...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:24:46 PDT
The People's Table: Outdoor Public Ping Pong
The People's Table: Outdoor Public Ping Pong - More DIY How To Projects]]> grmaloney This Instructable provides details and instructions for an outdoor ping pong table that also serves as a work of art, and can become a permanent fixture on a sidewalk, plaza or park. Our intention was to provide an example of how an outdoor ping pong table can stimulate play and community, especiall...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20:35:43 PDT
How to Warm Up for a Kettlebell Workout
How to Warm Up for a Kettlebell Workout - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryankraeger Purpose:My purpose with this instructable is to provide a detailed, step-by-step instruction on how to warm-up properly before a kettlebell workout. A lot of people use kettlebells for fitness training. They are excellent tools for developing strength, power, stability and stamina, as well as overal...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:23:49 PDT
3D Printed Tennis Dampener
3D Printed Tennis Dampener - More DIY How To Projects]]> icecats Tennis players are easily annoyed. One of the things that will bother just about any seasoned player is the twang of a ball hitting the undampened strings of a racquet. Some players also complain about feeling the string vibration as it travels up their arm following a stroke. There are an abundance...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 04:12:38 PDT
Star Wars themed Wedding Corn Hole game.
Star Wars themed Wedding Corn Hole game. - More DIY How To Projects]]> backwards lamb I got married this year and me and my girlfriend (now wife) wanted to have some fun outdoor games to occupy the guests while we are off taking photos and all the other things that leave guests to their own devices. We wanted games that were different and since in England Corn Hole isn't a popular or...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:12:00 PDT
DIY PVC Pipe Hula Hoop
DIY PVC Pipe Hula Hoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> mysterygirl995 Today I am going to show you how to make a professional hula hoop, not like those cheap kiddy ones you can buy at the store. You can make them any size to fit anyone. They are great for adults and kids. They are great for exercising and great fun for the whole family. A great fun summer activity. Th...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 20:51:12 PDT
Portable Gaga Pit From Repurposed Fence
Portable Gaga Pit From Repurposed Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> aborden4 Gaga ball is growing in popularity in the U.S. With more people playing. It originated out of the Middle East and most Americans still don't know what it is. I was introduced at a college retreat and was wanting one for a homecoming game, tail gaining. They're massive, so the thoughts started on a p...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:03:59 PDT
Back Yard Ball Basher
Back Yard Ball Basher - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gregarious This is a very quick and simple fun game for garden or yard.It was a nice sunny day and my grandson was playing in the garden.He wanted me to keep throwing the ball to him to try to hit it.I was happy to play with him but thought there could be a better way to enable him to play anytime on his own.I...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 20:51:41 PDT
3D Printed Longboard/Skateboard Tail Guard
3D Printed Longboard/Skateboard Tail Guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vincent Libeyre This instructable will guide throught the steps required to make a custom tail guard that fits your longboard/skateboard.List of things you need :- sheet of paper & pencil- scanner- tape measure- calipers- angled socket wrench- two countersunk M5x20mm screws- two M5 nylon stop nuts (to avoid release...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 04:51:28 PDT
Cardboard Fortress Battle! (capture the flag)
Cardboard Fortress Battle! (capture the flag) - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Oakland Toy Lab Hold thine cardboard horses, and raise thouest cardboard tubes, because ye have been called upon for delightful papery battle! When you mix forts, cardboard, and capture the flag, you're sure to get something great! Whether you're a full-on LARPer or allergic to the idea of going to a Medieval Times...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 16:24:49 PDT
Instamorph Gum Sheild (mouth guard)
Instamorph Gum Sheild (mouth guard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodykitson A brief guide to creating a gumshield (Rugby / MMA / etc) with non-toxic Instamorph. The resulting gumshield can be refined to be a tight 'snap' fit or a little l more loose.The Instamorph gumshield is a stronger, more rigid gum shield than most commercially available "heat-and-bite" gumshields that...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 15:40:43 PDT
Build a GoPro Surf Pole
Build a GoPro Surf Pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> AnubisAndIsis The surf in San Diego is not that great, and I'm not that great of a surfer. I started playing with the GoPro in 2011 to send video to my mother who lives in Oregon to let her know what her old man of a son is up to. :-) I've tried board mounts, head mounts, helmet mounts, and figured out that nothi...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 18:15:54 PDT
Backyard Highland Games
Backyard Highland Games - More DIY How To Projects]]> hegure_ryu I was recently tasked with coming up with a fun family activity that was different than what has been done before. This same time I was already working on some family history that involved the Scottish side of my family so I was reading histories and looking up cultural information about the areas, ...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 17:59:46 PDT
How to Properly Hit a Golf Ball
How to Properly Hit a Golf Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> EvanW4 When you think of golf who do you think of? Tiger woods. Tiger Woods is the most influential person in the world of golf. I picked up golf because of Tiger. The first time I swung a golf club I tried to swing it just how I saw Tiger do it. His speed when he swung was very reminiscent of how someon...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 18:21:10 PDT
How To Make a Bat Rack
How To Make a Bat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cameron8Grogan I did this fun home project for our high school baseball team. Turned out really well! Go Buy Your Supplies I went to Home Depot to get my supplies. To make this bat rack you will need to get: 4 2x6s, 4 2x4s, a box of wood screws, 8 metal hole arbors, a 3-inch hole dozer, a power drill, and 4 can...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:35:15 PDT
Dog Golf
Dog Golf - More DIY How To Projects]]> fruitvalien The object of the game of dog golf is to traverse a course from beginning to end in the fewest tosses of the ball. The competitors who play the stipulated round, or rounds, in the fewest throws (plus penalty throws) are the winners. Rounds can be timed, and multiple dogs can be scored. The human pla...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:44:59 PDT
How to Take a Slap Shot
How to Take a Slap Shot - More DIY How To Projects]]> JustinMiz Playing hockey involves learning different skills and combining them together to use in a game. The basic skills needed in hockey are skating and stick handling. After these skills are accomplished a player needs to learn how to shoot the puck. There are different ways to shoot a puck in hockey, but...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:54:00 PDT
Modern recurve bow from skis!
Modern recurve bow from skis! - More DIY How To Projects]]> chilihook This is my first Instructable about, well, anything. I have been building PVC pipe bows for almost two years now and after seeing this instructable by Yoshinok, I was really inspired to try building one out of wood and skis last spring. I made th...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 19:59:09 PST
Archers Thumb Ring from a Spoon
Archers Thumb Ring from a Spoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nelimare In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to make an Archers Thumb Ring from a Spoon.A Thumb Ring is a device you'll need if you want to shoot bow and arrow in thumb release technique without damaging your thumb. Traditionally it is made of horn, leather or wood, but I searched for a cheap, eas...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:02:25 PST
Hawk Wings Poncho
Hawk Wings Poncho - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokoleo My Halloween costume last year was a great big Seahawk logo headpiece. You can read the instructable for it here: At the time, I did a rush-job on the body and simply wore a store-bought fringed sweater and some sparkly fab...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 23:15:20 PST
Turn Your Lucky T into a Lucky Football
Turn Your Lucky T into a Lucky Football - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokoleo Here's a way to make your lucky t-shirt even luckier: Upcycle it into a lucky football! Maybe your favorite t-shirt has nacho stains on the belly or maybe your belly doesn't fit in your favorite t-shirt anymore thanks to all those nachos. You can't bear to throw it out because of all the memories yo...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:58:50 PST
Beginners Ice Skating Support
Beginners Ice Skating Support - More DIY How To Projects]]> captain_geek When they opened up the public ice rink in my city I decided to get some skates for my 2-year-old daughter to see if she'd like to spend some time sliding around on the metal blades ... The first time out my back lasted one circuit holding her up and while she wanted to keep going my body wasn't up ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 21:41:21 PST
Electronic Fencing Target
Electronic Fencing Target - More DIY How To Projects]]> 22hansen22 How awesome it would be if you can build something that helps you train in fencing and have fun at the same time, right!?, My name is Enrique Alvarez, I am the fencing master for the Fargo-Moorhead Fencing Club and I was tired of seeing my students playing video games in tournaments and not paying a...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:15:26 PST
Detachable EL wire running jacket
Detachable EL wire running jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Major Peel Be safe, be seen on dark winter nights with the EL wire running jacket!As winter approaches and the nights begin to draw in it's more important than ever to be visible when out running or cycling. Last winter I had several near misses when out running, despite wearing high visibility gear, this year...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:54:55 PST