Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - repair http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:38:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sugru Event - Strength and Keeping Properties http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Event-Strength-and-Keeping-Properties/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:14:47 PDT
How to fix a Squeaky Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-Squeaky-Dryer/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:23:03 PDT
Tea Kettle Whistle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Kettle-Whistle-Repair/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:56:43 PDT
Repairing a Leaking Price Pfister Shower Faucet (replacing/tuning up the cartridge) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Leaking-Price-Pfister-Shower-Faucet-re/
Repairing a Leaking Price Pfister Shower Faucet (replacing/tuning up the cartridge) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/TKGR/I1FPOYA4/FSXTKGRI1FPOYA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/TKGR/I1FPOYA4/FSXTKGRI1FPOYA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/TKGR/I1FPOYA4/FSXTKGRI1FPOYA4.SMALL.jpg jturner44 This is my faucet/shower combo in my master bath. I remodeled it myself about 4 years ago and lately once shutting the water off its still dripping, to various degrees of leaking. Sometimes its a lot sometimes just a drip here or there, but its annoying and its screwing up my tub so.. time to fix it...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:39:13 PDT
Washing Machine Handle Repair/Improvised Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-Machine-Handle-RepairImprovised-Handle/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:53:37 PDT
Muffler Repair using a Plug and Clay http://www.instructables.com/id/Muffler-Repair-using-a-Plug-and-Clay/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:00:58 PDT
Sugru cable fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-cable-fix/
Sugru cable fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/1E4S/I15L0Y4J/F281E4SI15L0Y4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/1E4S/I15L0Y4J/F281E4SI15L0Y4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/1E4S/I15L0Y4J/F281E4SI15L0Y4J.SMALL.jpg Erikkie Learn how to quick fix your broken charger cables with sugru! Prepare your cable Make sure your cable is clean and stripped from any former tapes etc. The surface should be as clean as possible. Mold the shape My cable was was broken on two different parts. One part near the charger itself. S...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 01:53:44 PDT
How to fix a VCR for nothing! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-VCR-for-nothing/
How to fix a VCR for nothing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/651M/I0VP1ZMW/F84651MI0VP1ZMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/651M/I0VP1ZMW/F84651MI0VP1ZMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/651M/I0VP1ZMW/F84651MI0VP1ZMW.SMALL.jpg tjacobs5 Have an old Beta or VHS recorder that does not want to play or rewind/fast-forward ?A very likely fault is the idler wheel and/or the belts.In this small instructable i will show you how to fix this with only screwdrivers and pliers.For example I am using my Sanyo Betacord 5000, lots of other old vc...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 11:04:56 PDT
Fixing broken art http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-broken-art/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 05:34:49 PDT
Heavy Cable Connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Cable-Connection/
Heavy Cable Connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SMALL.jpg Pragmatic Man I needed to replace the connection between an SMAW stinger and a 1/0 lead but didn't have a connector of the proper size; so this is what I did instead. Something from nothing. Using a bit of 1" [ ] copper water pipe; I used a bandsaw to cut an angle into the end of the pipe. This will end up...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 00:14:20 PDT
What to do with a 'misbehaving' golf ball http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-a-misbehaving-golf-ball/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 18:16:17 PDT
Lawnmower Cable Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawnmower-Cable-Repair/
Lawnmower Cable Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/KQQR/I0UTQ11V/FYBKQQRI0UTQ11V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/KQQR/I0UTQ11V/FYBKQQRI0UTQ11V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/KQQR/I0UTQ11V/FYBKQQRI0UTQ11V.SMALL.jpg IR0NxLEGEND Hello everyone. First Instructable so please be kind!About two years ago the self propel cable on my Toro lawnmower snapped. Instead of ordering a new one I did some DIY which worked out pretty nicely until a couple of days ago. The cable snapped again! So this time around I figured I could share wi...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 16:09:18 PDT
Sugru Ceramic Fix! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Ceramic-Fix/
Sugru Ceramic Fix! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HEB5/I0UTPLK3/FWOHEB5I0UTPLK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HEB5/I0UTPLK3/FWOHEB5I0UTPLK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HEB5/I0UTPLK3/FWOHEB5I0UTPLK3.SMALL.jpg s214085996 My ceramic bowl was placed down too hard, one too many times and broke perfectly in half, so instead of throwing it away I decided to fix it and add some extra features to prevent it from breaking again using Sugru - here are the steps to how I did it. Equipment You will need:**Broken Ceramic Bow...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 13:53:28 PDT
Custom Duley Radio Flyer http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Duley-Radio-Flyer/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 09:12:23 PDT
Fixing shoes with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-shoes-with-Sugru/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 03:25:27 PDT
Over-Ear Headphone Fix, with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-Ear-Headphone-Fix-with-Sugru/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:43:33 PDT
Fix HP x22 LED monitor smudges / shadow / clouding / black spots http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-HP-x22-LED-monitor-smudges-shadow-clouding-bla/
Fix HP x22 LED monitor smudges / shadow / clouding / black spots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/QU7E/I0LCRIYV/FH8QU7EI0LCRIYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/QU7E/I0LCRIYV/FH8QU7EI0LCRIYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/QU7E/I0LCRIYV/FH8QU7EI0LCRIYV.SMALL.jpg graviousinstructables How to remove dirt from the Light Guide Panel of an HP x22 LED screen. Remove front panel / bezel Start in the middle on the inside of the bezel and pull it gently outward with your fingers to unhinge the clips. Open the backpanel of the LCD Disconnect the LCD signal cable; press the metal l...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:08:43 PDT
Nice and easy Sugru fix of a well loved trivet http://www.instructables.com/id/Nice-and-easy-Sugru-fix-of-a-well-loved-trivet/
Nice and easy Sugru fix of a well loved trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/QP1O/I0NOHE5T/FV3QP1OI0NOHE5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/QP1O/I0NOHE5T/FV3QP1OI0NOHE5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/QP1O/I0NOHE5T/FV3QP1OI0NOHE5T.SMALL.jpg loopyloos When our trivets feet fell off from general wear and tear, it started to scratch the work surfaces, and I had a leftover Sugru in the back of the fridge. I had my solution. Add the feet. not much detail here, just hoping to help you notice things that need fixing.I split the packet into three, r...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:57:07 PDT
Repair Skateboard Shoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Skateboard-Shoe/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:09:41 PDT
DIY: Finally! How To Repair a GM Instrument Cluster At Home - Speedometer And All Gauges. For Silverado, Tahoe, Yukon, Suburban, Sierra, H2, Avalanche and other 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 Chevrolet GM vehicles. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Finally-How-To-Repair-a-GM-Instrument-Cluster-/
DIY: Finally! How To Repair a GM Instrument Cluster At Home - Speedometer And All Gauges. For Silverado, Tahoe, Yukon, Suburban, Sierra, H2, Avalanche and other 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 Chevrolet GM vehicles. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/FXF9/I0NOFYA0/FJWFXF9I0NOFYA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/FXF9/I0NOFYA0/FJWFXF9I0NOFYA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/FXF9/I0NOFYA0/FJWFXF9I0NOFYA0.SMALL.jpg Supportteam In this tutorial you'll learn how to repair a sticky, stuck, jumpy or dead GM speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, oil pressure gauge, volt meter, water temperature gauge and transmission temperature gauge. The parts and tools needed are available here: GM Stepper MotorsIf after reviewing the proced...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:00:32 PDT
Oil Change Upcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-Change-Upcycle/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:13:52 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Kenmore Dryer Overhaul for $160 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kenmore-Dryer-Overhaul/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:47:46 PDT
Vintage Saw Mill Scale Rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Saw-Mill-Scale-Rebuild/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:47:33 PDT
SUGRU Purse Handle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/SUGRU-Purse-Handle-Repair/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:31:10 PDT
Black & Decker belt sander repair. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-500-Black-Decker-belt-sander/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:20:36 PDT
Camel Keychain Repair (Sugru Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Camel-Keychain-Repair-Sugru-Project/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:54:26 PDT
Small Cabinet Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Cabinet-Restoration/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:30:28 PDT
Repair a chrome candle stick holder with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-chrome-candle-stick-holder-with-Sugru/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:13:47 PDT
Replacing broken screen glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-broken-screen-glass/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:01:51 PDT
Silicone coating your tweezers http://www.instructables.com/id/Silicone-coating-your-tweezers/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:33:56 PDT
How to Eliminate BAD Smelling Hot Water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Eliminate-BAD-Smelling-Hot-Water/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:48:42 PDT
Renew your favourite portraits ... renew memories http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-your-favourite-portraits-renew-memories/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:07:10 PDT
Mower Wheel Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Mower-Wheel-Repair/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:17:56 PDT
Replacement Leg Caps for Flip Chart Board (Using Sugru) http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Leg-Caps-for-Flip-Chart-Board-Using-Su/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:53:28 PDT
How to troubleshoot/restore an automotive lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-troubleshootrestore-an-automotive-lightbulb/
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By: good_apollo

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:39:19 PDT
How to EASY find a hole in a flat tire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-EASY-fix-a-flat-tire/
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By: Malthe

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:11:13 PDT
Sugru Glasses Frame Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Glasses-Frame-Repair/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:45 PDT
9 volt battery wiring to test a condenser fan http://www.instructables.com/id/9-volt-battery-wiring-to-test-a-condenser-fan/
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By: Ultra-Indigo

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:14:46 PDT
Dremel Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Repair/
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By: Random_Canadian

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:49:31 PDT
Fix Your Keens With Gorilla Steel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Keens-With-Gorilla-Steel/
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By: Nano_Burger

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:13:28 PDT
Diy Cordless Drill Battery Plug Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Cordless-Drill-Battery-Plug-Repair/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:02:37 PDT
Wooden paddle repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-paddle-repair/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:56:49 PDT
Fixing my vacuum cleaner with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-my-vacuum-cleaner-with-Sugru/
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By: MatB

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:35:40 PDT
Gasket from Food box http://www.instructables.com/id/Gasket-from-Food-box/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:36:05 PDT
Quick Fix: Stripped Tapped Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Fix-Stripped-Tapped-Hole/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Fletch Your own Arrows http://www.instructables.com/id/Fletch-Your-own-Arrows/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:32:50 PDT
Sugru Gave My Tablesaw A Leg To Stand On http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Gave-My-Tablesaw-A-Leg-To-Stand-On/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 15:23:13 PDT
Kicker L7/L5 Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Kicker-L7L5-Repair/
Kicker L7/L5 Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/S77N/HZNYJ6LM/FIBS77NHZNYJ6LM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/S77N/HZNYJ6LM/FIBS77NHZNYJ6LM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/S77N/HZNYJ6LM/FIBS77NHZNYJ6LM.SMALL.jpg rinksrides So you own one of the best subs around, musically tight, larger cone area moves more air than a round equivalent but it's making this horrible rattling, flapping sound. So how to remedy this problem? The Problem.. The "retainer" ring becomes unglued and then the surround becomes unglued making a ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 17:57:40 PDT
How To Fix That Mess In Your Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-That-Mess-In-Your-Toolbox/
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By: dallinrp

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 13:53:06 PDT