Instructables: question - workshop Wed, 1 Apr 2015 20:34:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Battery still usable? camping crazy So I had this old power pack my cousin gave me in perfect condition but it had been left for a long time uncharged. So I took the battery out and put it on my charger which automatically went into restoration mode and attempted to desulphate the battery which was sulphated. I did many cycles like th...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:22:05 PDT
fiberglass for resin forms VS fiberglass for thermal insulation? balisticsquirel I see woven or braided fiberglass (in tube, rope, sheet, band) for use as 1)  a seal where the seal is going to be exposed to high temperature (eg: stove door gasket); 2)  for use as a thermal guard (eg: tubing around electrical wire); 3)  and then used for it's' strength in resin impregnated sheet ...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:16:22 PDT
how to convert 12v battery power to 9v? chippykiff I need to convert 12v down to 9v(easy) but it must be a high amp output
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:53:40 PDT
Hot Water Tank Upgrade? MatthewJ7 Hi Girls n Guys, I moved about 6 months ago from a house that had combi boiler to a house that has a hot water tank and standard boiler, Over this period we are using lots of hot water due to kids baths and bits, draining the tank too quickly, so the tank is in a cupboard just off the landing and wa...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:08:23 PDT
Is there something wrong with my new Leatherman Wave? Arya42 So I finally got a Leatherman Wave after finding a good price at a sports store for $55 (Wave+Croc+bit extension) but it isn't quite what I expected. I've never had a Leatherman before or a large multitool (Wave replaced a Gerber Dime), so maybe this is normal, but it is really stiff to fold at the ...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:33:53 PDT
Kitchen sink won't drain, seems like there is an obstruction. Liquid drain cleaners have not worked. v_o This issue is with the left side of a double kitchen sink, which will not drain at all. The right side drains fine. We do not have a garbage disposal or dishwasher. Liquid drain cleaners have not worked. My husband used a snake in the sink, it only went in about an inch and it felt like it was hitti...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:23:13 PDT
I accidentally poked small hole in freezer cooling line, can I patch it with flex seal or something like it? brandon.salinas.319 Was de-icing my haier mini fridge, when I accidentally punctured a tiny hole in  freezer wall cooling line, it hissed for like 2 seconds. Is it safe to plug back in? and can I patch the hole?
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:29:38 PDT
I'm looking to solder steel nails together, is this possible and how strong will the bond be? phichi I'm looking to solder the flat ends of nails together to create a crown of nails (headpiece) is solder capable of holding together steel nails in that fashion? If so will they be stuck together well enough to create a relatively heavy headpiece meant to be worn? (approximately 1000 nails)  
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:19:58 PDT
Stepper motor help? basim.moulana someone tell me how to only for 90 degree both sides
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:30:59 PDT
I have 4 cycl car if loss compression would make car no go well and die? LADY WELDER

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:38:28 PDT
Is it possible to fit a charging coil to a pull start honda engine to charge a 12v battery? legend4930 Is it possible to fit only a charging coil to a pull start honda engine to charge a 12v battery without having to fit the whole electric start kit. I am wondering if this is the only thing needed to make it charge a 12v battery or are there other things in the kit that must be installed to charge a ...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:07:02 PDT
Could one re-purpose a respirator to prevent noxious fumes from escaping? eruger Hi there! I have had this idea in my head for some time, especially now that I am looking into metal etching. But I am an apartment dweller, with a cat. Now, I know that this is pretty broad. So I will give a specific example: if I build this Can...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 19:25:17 PDT
Can I weld aluminum with a mig welder if I have flux core wire? Dalen Brewer My parents got me and my younger brother a mig welder for Christmas they also got flux core wire because gas is expensive. But my brother keeps saying that we cant weld aluminum with it I have heard of aluminium flux core wire but he still says it wont work. Dose the aluminum flux core wire work any...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:53:21 PDT
how can I vary amp settings on a welder. Lincoln 225 AC? Geo56 I have a Lincoln AC 225 welder. I would like to be able to vary the amp settings between the set stops that are on the welder now. Any one know how I can do this?
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:07:41 PDT
Invisible shelf hangers? july1962 I have a 6' x 1'x cubby hole in a wall that I'd like to add shelves to. I don't want to lose any of the room instead the hole with hangers of any kind, or have them be seen. Is there a way to hang the shelves so that the hangers won't be seen? I was thinking small pegs of some kind that the shelves ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 06:59:17 PDT
I am trying to find a bonding agent instead of silver solder? the application is control rods for model aircraft. fred.gerullis
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 21:54:45 PDT
Where can I get a 3 foot diameter (drainage) pipe? GhostAction Where can I get a 3 foot diameter drainage pipe? I need one that will stay strong if you go down 10-20 feet in water. I would also like it to be cheap to (around $100 or less). I just cannot find anything anywhere.
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 14:45:40 PDT
What is this hammer axe wedge tool? nathanaloysiusbash It's real old, as you can see the head of it is mushroomed from use. On the bottom it says "Champion tool co. Meadville, Pa" From googling I believe Champion tool company turned into Channellock. I thought it may have something to do with farrying, which is horshoeing, but it looks like its been use...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 17:35:04 PST
Need some understanding of propeller design? kabira I need some help in understanding the science behind aqua propeller designs.  For example what is the difference between modern outboard motor propeller vs. what they used in steam boats.  To me the steam boat design looks pretty good.  After all it displaces more water.   I would appreciate the he...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 09:36:59 PST
High Pressure Oxygen Fitting? seedorfj Does anyone know what type of fitting/threads are used on common high pressure oxygen gas tanks used for welding/cutting.
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 08:01:03 PST
Where to find parts for building telescopic articulating arm? dmehling1 I am not exactly sure where to ask this.  I have about a 3-4 foot articulating camera arm, which I use for a completely different purpose (medical related).  It is great at what it does, except it is very difficult to precisely adjust it.  I have not seen anything that will do exactly what I need, b...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:01:59 PST
What is the proper way to report a stolen instructable? gravityisweak If a new instructable is posted that is exactly the same as a different one posted by a different user, how should it be reported? When I say exact, I mean that the exact photos were uploaded as someone elses work. Here is what I mean. Original Instructable:
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:12:01 PST
Aprilaire 700 Model humidifier loud noise when fan blows? fdragonlady Aprilaire 700 humidifier operates properly; however, there is a horrendous noise being generated when the fan is only ( a vibration of sorts).  What could be causing this?
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:35:31 PST
What is this called and where can I get some? lshoesmith I'm looking to make a camera support shoulder rig with adjustable / fold away handled and I am trying to locate a component. It is similar to the image in the link below, but smaller as this one seems to be for a car... The idea is that two of them interlock with a bolt through the middle. Does a...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:35:18 PST
Best adhesive for securing plastic enclosure to silicone surface? dmehling1 I am getting a silicone rubber skin/case for my Kindle in order to make a custom mount.  In addition I need to put a compartment on the back of the case to house some electronics components.  It will be put inside of a plastic enclosure, so I need to figure out how to secure that plastic enclosure t...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:50:55 PST
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 pickup problem? SethupathyrajaR My 1975 model 350cc STD Bullet is literally struggling to cross above 60KM speed. 13000 KMs done after restoration and never allowed me to cross above 70KM speed.Using MIKARB and suspecting that one. But I would like to know whether there are any other reason could cause this problem. Machanic sayin...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:43:25 PST
Is there anywhere cheap in southern ontario to buy Acrylic sheets thats not home depot or things like that? ntowner Ive seen some prices of acrylic sheeting for american stores and the price difference is astonishing for the same thing here in canada. As the title says I'm looking for a place or a store to get some sheets for a few projects from here and I don't want to spend that much for just a couple pieces. I...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:22:35 PST
what does spindle travel of a drill press mean? MikelA1
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:28:15 PST
Need help reviving cast iron pots? knutknackebröd Hey instructablers, During a home renovation I found these cast iron pots / cauldrons, they have seen better days but luckily the rust is only skindeep! The only problem is, I have no idea how to clean up and seal cast iron so its foodsafe. If any of you have experience with cast iron maintenance pl...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:54:44 PST
Leaky toilet water pipe? psantanello My toilet is leaking from the water shut off knob under my toilet.Over night I have quite a lotof water in a container. I need to fix this leak but don't know how, or even whereto shut off the water from
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:35:21 PST
How do I remove the shifter knob in my automatic transmission 2010 Buick Lucerne? jester_5123 I recently became the proud new owner of a 2010 Buick Lucerne CXL, and i'm in the process of customizing a few minor things in the interior. Which leads me to my question. As I think the stock shifter knob is very boring and of course standard-looking, I am attempting to replace it with an aftermark...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:39:17 PST
can i convert 220v dc to 9v dc.....such that 9v is the power supply of 555 timer..... aruntheaspire no other  supply is given only 220v dc is given....current can 50mA
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 05:32:32 PST
Anyone to help me to vectorize my new project? ToNogueira1986 My new project is to make  a Panini box Vintage. I have all measures. But only photos. I want to make a reproduction of this box. I m a noob in a Photoshop. Thanks.
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:09:47 PST
Buy old paper like antique comic books? ToNogueira1986 Hi guys, I wanted to do a project which consists of replicas of old comic books. Someone can tell me where I can buy those fine old leaves that appear in the first editions of the hulk batman superman etc .. For example i attach an image. Or how to recreate them? Suggestions. Thanks for your help.
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:57:59 PST
accessory hose? stephenshafer62 How/Can I replace/clear the accessory hose in my unit? model #V3880 I inadvertently vacuumed up some liquid marinade and now the tube is clogged.
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:10:50 PST
how to replace the heather coer in 2006 sienna? ManuelL3 haether core  toyota  sienna leaking
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 14:34:47 PST
Convert battery power to low voltage? lgpitman Is there an easy way to convert a security system sensor from battery (2 3V lithium batteries) to a wired low voltage line? I have pulled the cover off the sensor (image attached) and it doesn't look too complicated. Other options would be to convert it to POE or USB. Don't know if that's doable or...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:05:28 PST
What is This Craftsman Tool Called? Turtle4 I found this tool and I'm not sure what it is? Anyone know?  Thanks!
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 19:11:42 PST
Piezo plates....How To Connect In parallel Or series? Mr AbAk Hello Everyone... We Have Some Piezo Plates And Wanted to connect them parallel or in series to make a circuit that makes energy to charge your phone... We want to use them in boxing gloves or something like that to get sufficient energy to charge a phone.... Our Piezo plate has 3 wires as shown in ...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 00:30:46 PST
Can I use a C type battery to charge up my capacitor bank using photoflash circuitry to charge up the capacitors faster Miami 1968
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 05:24:32 PST
Help with fire concrete/ forge making Pondis Firstly "Hello all", I am a long time lurker, first time poster. With that out of the way, I am gathering materials to make a small gas forge to cast some bespoke jewelry for my lady wife. I know there are lots of instructables regarding the process, but all seem to contradict each other in some w...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 00:58:35 PST
3 phase to 240v? gary.beecroft.92 i have a sauna heater Voltage: 380~400 V 3N~ is there any well of wiring it up to 240v 
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:16:23 PST
K'nex guns; Lower piece count, still great performance? Mr._Rodgers I love building with k'nex. I've always been fascinated by the k'nex guns on this site, but all the good ones need tons of pieces. And all of the simple guns are too, well, simple! I want to build these guns so i can modify them or even re-design them myself, but i can never find k'nex where I live,...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:35:36 PST
Gravity Feed Central Heating 22mmx2 28mmx2? MatthewJ7 Hi All, mate of ours drained his heating as he was extending a kitchen rad, long story short when he came to fill it up again no flow from the gravity CH tank in the loft down to the boiler, tried sucking on the rads to get flow cracked pipes open and all sorts, he knows there is an issue with air l...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:15:02 PST
A jet engine powered gokart? Shadowwalker2551 Hey guys/girls, I need some assistance. for my Year 10 metalwork major, im going to attempt to make a jet engine powered gokart. I need some assistance with the plans for it. I need to find a way to make a gokart frame, acceleration and brakes, and a working jet engine powerful enough to propel the ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:42:36 PST
where to purchase a cordless tool battery pack stud connector ? innthrough I would like to rebuild my cordless tool battery pack but I broke the stud connector on top of the pack I can not find any place online or otherwise to purchase it. I can find every thing but that can you help me find it. I
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:28:16 PST
Did any vehicles runs using water as a fuel? nirmaltrk03 By removing hydrogen from water and burnt it by using combustion engine to run the vehicles.How much  rupees does it takes?.Explain it briefly,please ...........
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:12:31 PST
i want to know the internal circuit of usb mouse ? ahmed2160 i want to make usb mouse but i havent the layout of the circuit
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:43:12 PST
Applying the right finish to a wooden knob? Tomahawk92 I was wondering what finish i could put on a shift knob i made out of purple heart. It is something that i will be touching every day, and it isn't light use. At first i was thinking linseed oil, since i heard people use it on gun stocks and stuff that people like to keep natural looking. But my fat...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 17:37:13 PST
dust protection for computer and router? ebaltierrez Im the designer for a plastic/wood furniture shop. I'm having problems keeping dust from computers, even with equipment not in the workshop.  (office on the side) what would be the best design to keep airflow for computers and hardware but minimize the dust. Thansk. https://dl.dropboxusercontent...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:37:34 PST