Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - simple - electronics - fun http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:19:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 The simplest game ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-game-ever/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:43:31 PDT
ArduSensor Fun Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduSensor-Fun-Pack/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 20:55:26 PDT
Basic Simple Bots Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Simple-Bot-Electronics/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 09:44:46 PDT
How To: Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Soldering/
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 10:29:00 PDT
Simple Easy Orginizing http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Easy-Orginizing/
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Fri, 6 Aug 2010 10:25:45 PDT
DIY Laser Tag System (Revamped) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-tag-system-from-simple-to-complex/
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 19:26:14 PDT
Simple USB Socket Charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-USB-Socket-Charger/
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Thu, 8 Apr 2010 19:59:20 PDT
Make a Pencil's Lead Potentiometer (Experimentations) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pencils-Lead-Potentiometer-Experimentatio/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2009 13:55:31 PDT
Hand Motion Controlled R/C Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Motion-Controlled-RC-Car/
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Tue, 13 Feb 2007 16:38:07 PST
Tilt Activated Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Switch/
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 16:45:44 PST
Instructables is like Crack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-is-like-Crack!/
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