Instructables: question - workshop Fri, 4 Sep 2015 18:16:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to wire a preset counter to a dc motor? jesse.revel I have a dc motor and a counter to count revolutions. I want the dc motor to shut down automatically when the motor has reached a certain number of revolutions. The counter has the ability to do this but I don't know how to wire the motor to make this happen. I am controlling the motor with a pwm. ...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 11:12:51 PDT
Safe transportation of hydrochloric acid? ThisIsMyNameOK I have some very old bottles of muriatic/hydrochloric acid that I need to get to the dump. I was planning to pack them in a cardboard box with paper packed around them to keep them from toppling over. Is this a good plan? Is there anything I need to be worried about?
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:23:01 PDT
please help i am trying to create something and its pretty much done but now i need a 12v 10amp battery any safe way? TaxiS i am trying to make a simple little circuit to heating coils(salvaged from cigarette lighters from cars) i have it set up so one is negative and one is positive when they touch they heat up but i am unable to get it glowing red hot which for now is good i guess i need to find heat resistant glue and...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:44:58 PDT
making a weedeater bike? modtrend the link below is a clamp that holds the engine on a weedeater bike. the good thing about this clamp is that you dont have to permanantly keep the motor fixed on the rear tire. you can cycle on flat roads and when nearing uphill, you can engage the motor with just one push of the clamp handle.    ca...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:00:01 PDT
Arduino & Neo Pixel help... Wired_Mist Hey Everyone ! I've been having some problems with the Adafruit Neo-Pixel Library Using Arduino. I need to set the Entire strip to one color and no mater how many google searches I do I can't find the code. Rather then the "colorWipe" or "theaterChase" mode I need to set a strip of 39 pixels to one ...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 21:14:38 PDT
How to back paint clear plexiglass so I can reverse laser engrave? Bdilla I'm trying to back paint a piece of clear plexiglass so that I can reverse laser engrave. I'm then going to backlight the piece with an LED panel but I want the paint to be opaque so that the light only comes through the engraved pieces if held up to the back painted side. It will then have a nice l...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 22:09:09 PDT
i want to make a chaise using my old sofa? MelonyS1 I have a six ft. couch and a tiny space. I want to take off one arm and cut off part of back to create chaise. Can I do that without trashing sofa?
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 17:17:05 PDT
Help with LED combination to make a face. pepelpue00 Hi,      I am trying to make a face using LEDs.  I have attached an image of what I want to make.  Referring to the image the first set of Led will fade in one by one and then stays on while the next set of LEDs fade in one by one.  This will continue until all the sets for the mouth LEDs have been...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:44:53 PDT
What type of plastic should I use for heat forming?? LeilahB I need help selecting a type of heat-forming plastic. Can any plastic experts offer advice? I'm nearing the end of the design phase of a project, and I need some help selecting the right material with which to make it. I'll essentially be building a solid, 3-dimensional form by setting a plastic sh...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:26:15 PDT
I have a metal full size futon falls through wont stay sitting up no matter what I do! afimonster
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 19:36:07 PDT
how much weight can mdf support? nightninja87 i have a table i built from an instructions on here. but the legs arent that sturdy. so i was going to put new legs on ikea ones and replace the wood ones. i was wondering if i need support beams.its a computer desk 2 monitors keyboard mouse and 2 medium speakers or should i not worry about the weig...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 01:27:36 PDT
i want to power a small kanthal wire heating element ( more than a light dimmer can provide ? ideasandstuff747 any help would mean a lot thanks
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:46:18 PDT
i want to connect 3m long led strips to batteries and a switch ,What kind of battery can i use and how many? SanjanaN1
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 05:43:47 PDT
I want to purchase a new glass etching blaster? DeniseE4 I already own a Central Pneumatic #68277 and I've outgrown it. I need something with siphon feed or larger hopper. Would love your feedback and suggestions. TIA 
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:46:59 PDT
When installing a domestic pressure pump how far can the pump be away from the tank it's sourcing the water from? legend4930 When you install a pressure pump would it be possible to have the pump 200 meters away from the tank it's sucking from if the pump is lower than the tank by about 1 meter? Thanks in advance
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 03:26:18 PDT
What kind of Antifreeze can i pass in some Polyvinyl Chloride tubing? andreblue I am looking at moving some Antifreeze around in some tubing. is the one i have. Would i be able to put something like Prestone thru it with out damaging it or causing it to leak? Also, part of the system is going to be made out of copper t...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:59:46 PDT
How to choose the right capacitor for Harbor Freight AC Welder to DC Welder conversion? nathanaloysiusbash I'm watching this series of videos about improving a cheap harbor freight welder. Right now the step is converting the AC to DC. It seems like the guy is just using whatever components he has laying around or that are the cheapest but I want to make sure to get the most power as possible. Here's th...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:44:17 PDT
How to Slow Down a 240Vac Electric Motor? ambrosiaceae I bought a small, industrial motor and want to safely slow it's rpm.  Does anyone have any advice as how to best go about this?  I've looked into gearing and found this to be quite complex but understand that an alternative option may be to change the voltage received by the motor?  Thank you for ...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:01:37 PDT
Could a storage tote submarine supported by a wooden framework collapse under water? GhostAction Could a storage tote submarine supported by a wooden framework collapse under water? Now forgive me if I am being a little bit to unrealistic. I found this tote at Walmart (not exactly like that one, but like it) and was wondering if it would work for a submarine if I supported it with wood. I woul...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 19:31:51 PDT
CARDBOARD MOVIE THEATER DISPLAY? HOW DO I PUT IT TOGETHER? TammyT5 Hi, I have a Jim Carrey, Liar Liar standing cardboard display and I am trying desperately to put it together, but I am having so much difficultly.  I am hoping you might be able to give me some direction.  I would appreciate any infornation that might help.  I want to Thank You, in advance, for your...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:14:46 PDT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback lid struts after market bobkinaz Please advise where I can buy after market struts for my 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback lid.  Thank you.
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:57:58 PDT
Help with invention Israelrentas I have a prototype .of an Ivention i been working on. i need help getting it to market
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:33:35 PDT
Where can I find plans for the Fireside Twisted Table?? Jayhawk714
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:36:38 PDT
Aluminum Extrusions? cooldude01 Does one of you guys know the best place i can buy aluminum extrusions? I need some for an upcoming project.
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:08:21 PDT
Does the length of a fluorescent tube matter? Will a shorter fluorescent tube work in a longer fixture? conrad141 Assuming the wattage is the same. I have some 15" fluorescent tubes. Will they work in fixtures made for longer tubes if the wattage is the same?
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:47:37 PDT
How can I fix leak in this place of my car radiator? MuhammadS34 Here's the bubbling place: I think I can fix the leak if I manage to separate these two parts from each others:
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 05:01:22 PDT
Green sand options? Downunder35m I finally finnished my testing prototype of my metal melting furnace. Did a few casts to get short rods for the lathe work and noticed a big problem. I used washed play sand as itwas the finest sand I could find locally. The result was good in shape but very bad in terms of surface quality. For anot...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:30:38 PDT
Fan Blade for Living Solution remote control fan RosaJ2 I need the blade (5 blades almost 15 inch across) for a Living Solution's stand alone fan It seems this company does not exist.....The fan is very "good" even has a remote control. I hate to throw it away but cant find the blade. I've look through disposed fans with no luck. Does anyone know where t...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 11:48:27 PDT
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Porous anode and cathode? mykiscool I found this image that details a hydrogen fuel cell (reverse electrolysis). Does anyone know what materials are good for the porous anode and cathode? Is carbon porous on a molecular scale? I want to make a simple reverse electrolysis in order to use hydrogen power. I would appreciate any help. I ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 15:18:02 PDT
alternator cadillac? bockenstedtgary how to change alternator in a 1998 cadillac deville
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 09:51:07 PDT
What paint will work on latex sheeting for garments? dawnhopper I want to paint on latex clothing both in detail and simple designs. What paints and mediums will work with the thicknesses of latex to stretch with the garment? Prepping the surface with what formula to get the best bond between paint and latex? Will the thickness of the latex matter?
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 22:30:40 PDT
how do you publish a collection? freckledmonkey tried but said "oops, something went wrong"
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:21:05 PDT
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 01:44:34 PDT
How to make a strobe effect for that LED strip to use for a magic or time fountain? nikox So, i bought a long LED strip with RGB, many colours, and some modes = fade, smooth, 1 of them is "strobe". I want to know how to put that in use to make a magic/time fountain... I dont get the electrical/scheme part that much so if any1 can help what piece should i buy and where to solder it, so i ...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:27:22 PDT
acrlic de-buring bit to use with dremel 395 type 5 variable speed.? myoldcar3 i want to de-bure and shape some old dentures,witch bit do i use? dremel nas alot of different corored grinding bits. thanks.
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 10:23:16 PDT
dremel 395 type 5 variable speed, change obsolete red switch for newer blue switch ?? myoldcar3 my dremel multipro 395 might have a bad obsolete on-off switch, its red with 5 speeds, can i use the newer blue switch   witch is dremel part # 2610912780 ?  thanks.
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:53:23 PDT
Cordless drill? rickharris Looking at cordless drill I noticed one which stated on it that it produced 32Nm of torque at 2000RPM. This seems a lot are they being optimistic. None of my drills have it marked on them.
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:36:02 PDT
Looking to make a metal frame/wood topped coffee table, does anyone know where I can find metal framing materials? ivysaurus I'm a bit of a newbie, looking to make a table kind of like this:  (image attached also) The wood top isn't a problem, but I'm having a world of trouble locating materials for the frame part, particularly in customizable sp...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:34:41 PDT
Quick Programs Of Muscle Rev Xtreme For 2012 ? nazmajukuy Muscle rev xtreme has sixty capsules that are packed with all the safe and effective ingredients. Two capsules daily with regular workout and healthy diet can provide you with instant results.
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 07:05:26 PDT
How can I select a suitable bldc motor? shravana2 We are designing an electric tricycle having rear wheel drive(26 inches wheel dia).It will weigh around 400kgs including drivers. There are constraints for motor output power(max 400 watts) and voltage(max 48v). What are the calculations to be done for the selection of motor. The desired speed of t...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 00:05:54 PDT
Is there a "gel wrap" or diffuser I can slip over a florescent lamp bulb to make it more soothing... PLPMINER

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:11:38 PDT
Dust shield for midi-lathe? DoctorWoo I recently snagged a midi lathe to teach myself how to lathe. However, I live in a studio apartment. My landlord has approved the lathe and use of it, however, I did not realize just how much dust this produces. As such, I was wondering if anyone has made or knows of someone who has made a dust shi...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:42:11 PDT
need to confirm the voltage is 220v how we found either AC or DC? with out voltmeter? KamaladasanD
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:28:11 PDT
Is there a language translator app for the instructions? JerolynC Some instructions are printed in Spanish without translation. I don't read Spanish. Is there a translator app I'm missing?
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 16:04:43 PDT
bad switch on dremel multipro 395 type 5 variable speed myoldcar3 im told the switch for the tool is obsolete, there isnt a serial # on the warning lable or any where else on tool only these #'s pa6-gf33, lr5947 and near cord in circles 7  6  8. i dont know witch switch to use. thanks for any help!.
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 16:34:59 PDT
How do I filter out certain words in searches? rjmendlein I want to search wood projects, but don't want all the pallet projects. I tried the "-keyword" search, but it gives me the keyword (only). I really want an "everything but pallets" search. Thanks.
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:02:03 PDT
A neon with an a/c that just doesn't work, Now what can this girl do to fix? AmberD5 I have a 05' dodge neon with an a/c that just doesn't work. I bought on of those R-134a kits and checked the PSi like the instructions say to and low and behold the gauge is reading 200 PSi. Now what can this girl do to fix the problem...any helpful tips?
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 07:58:07 PDT
How to change the screen name? Calabria Taste I would like to change my screen name how can do it?
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:40:19 PDT
How to make lovely skin? klizajuriya As you age, one in every of the first observable changes comes quite close to albuminoid that is exceptionally indispensable inside of the fight against maturing imprints. when this is frequently not being made at ideal levels your facial skin starts to lose wetness that makes it uninteresting and r...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:45:22 PDT
Screw broke inside ikea beddinge how to get it out? LasseM1 One of the screws that holds the bottom frame together (long metal bars) broke inside the bar, its about 2-3 mm inside and i cant get pliars or anything around the screw to pull it out. Anyone else have come across this and have a potential solution, I'd be very appreciative!
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:48:42 PDT