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what should a bodybuilder eat?

The type of food, at what time, and for how long?

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building a guitar

I am trying to build a guitar body, and i dont know if laminating the wood for it would work, or just a solid piece. also, what type wood should should i use? and how should i drill the cavities? and how should i mount the pickups?? what type paint should i use? should i use primer? what type of primer? 

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Plastic Vehicle Body

Hey, people. I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask questions about this sort of thing and I can't find anything on the web on the subject. I guess not too many people want to build a vehicle body from scratch. Anyhow, here's my situation. I have a large mobility scooter which I would like to transform into something nice for a Halloween parade. I can't do anything too fancy or professional looking because I don't have the resources for something like that. What I think I'll do is build a frame over which I'd bolt sheets of plastic that are cut in particular forms. Then I'd paint the whole thing with spray paint and touch up with an airbrush. What I need to know is which materials to use. There are all sorts of plastic out there. I won't be forming anything with heat, so at best I'll only need plastic that's not too thick and has a good surface for painting. Also, I don't know what to use for the frame. If you don't know about the materials, any sort of advice or encouragement would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!

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building a guitar

My son is building a guitar and has done a great job building the body an old teacher gave him a neck from an old guitar and we ordered a bunch of parts from a web site.Is there a specific distance there should be between the pick ups and bridge and neck? I have searched all over the net but have been unable to find any specifics. he has bought a set of dual humbuckers. any help would be appreciated I will send photo's as it progresses  

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Any body play Incredibots?

I figure this game fits this website http://www.xgenstudios.com/game.php?keyword=incredibots Anybody play this? What do you like to build?

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Hexabot Program and Build

Can anyone give a tutorial on how to build and program a hexabot? cause im doing a project where im sending a robot into a cave where a human cant enter due to natures surprises. atm im using the VEX Robot parts and i am in the process and finishing a new tank design for what i can do and have in my hands. i want to build a hexapod body (not necessarily using the VEX parts but any) and help programing them. is anyone willing to do a tutorial on this? much appreciated.

Topic by KT Gadget  


Advice for Building My First Electric Guitar

I'm trying to build my first electric guitar. I figured building a neck is not something that I want to get into my first time, so I'm planning on buying a stratocaster neck and fitting it to the body shape I've designed. I'm probably going to use 3 single coil pickups and a typical stratocaster 5 position switch. However, I want to have the gibson style bridge and knobs. Am I in way over my head for my first time? Does anyone have any advice on how to set the neck at the perfect distance from the bridge? I'm assuming I want to 12th fret to be exactly half of the length of the string, but I'm not sure. Also, if you have any other general advice, I would highly appreciate that.

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3 D Printing of BODY PARTS !!!!!

Scientists Use 3D Printer to Create First “Printed” Human Vein   Brit Liggett Scientists Use 3D Printer to Create First “Printed” Human Vein by Brit Liggett, 03/22/10 filed under: Design for Health   3D Printing technology has recently leapt into a new realm — we’ve seen printers that can create entire buildings out of stone, delicious meals out of simple ingredients, and now — perhaps weirdest and coolest of them all — a printer that can build body parts from cells!   Body Part Printer LINK ANOTHER LINK to another more familiar site.... Picture

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CNC miller for uber cheap to build guitar bodies Answered

I would like to find a instructable that is really easy to make really cheap really powerful. I have a router. I just need some help figuring it out. MANY THANKS

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When will any body build a 1911 knex pistol?

Seriously i've like never seen a 1911 knex pistol and its really pissing me off cause i love the pistol and because im not a big builder i cant make one, someone please build one knex community

Question by In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida    |  last reply


How to build soler panel?

Any body help me about to make a solar panel for over 4.5 V at home, required material and other essentials?  material should be cheapest. I will be very thank full to you! Adeel naveed

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How do you make a cheap myoelectric sensor or a cheap ecg/ekg sensor?

I'm pretty new to soldering, and circuit building. And I'm working on making an exoskeleton, but don't know how to build the sensors for it. So if you have any information, it would be appreciated.

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Best material for an rc car body? Answered

I bought a nice futaba controller set from Hobby Town USA and built a RC Hovercraft with it. It was a failure, so I took it apart. I now would like to tackle something easier, like an RC Car. There is less worry about weight on one of these, like there is on a hovercraft. What would be the best material to use to build the frame? I was thinking PVC, but I'm no expert. Thanks!

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Where to get this body armor design made or how to make it?

I have a design for original body armor, but I don't know where to buy it or get it built. Think of a nomex survival suit, but Dragon Skin and Kevlar for fabric covering underneath armor, 2nd layer U.S.A. brand or Japanese exoskeleton suit with titanium caseing, 3rd layer graphene and dragon skin for plates covering entire body like a full body mold but cut in pieces for flexibility. Where can I get this built or how can I build it precisely. It will last against a FN FAL. I live in McAllen Texas. I prefer professionally made, so any suggestions. I have no budget.

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Making a go-kart

Hi, I am going to make a go-kart in my holidays. I am going to do it using the body and wheels from an old three-wheller buggy. I'm planning to have a search around scrapyards for a smallish engine. Whats the best way to get the power to the wheels? Is there a gearbox on all engines? I think I will use some disc brakes off an old bicycle or motor bike if I can find one. thanks glynlowen

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Recommendations on propellers/controller for over 100g body.

Hello everyone,I am currently trying to build a DIY drone. I have never involved myself in any sort of creating drones. My current project is about making a drone with a morphing body we created. Previously, we just purchased a pre-made drone and took apart all the necessary components and re-attached all onto the morphing body. But the drone we used is this model : Holy Stone HS170 Predator Mini RC Helicopter Drone 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro 4 Channels Quadcopter Good Choice for Drone TrainingThis product can make things fly when the weight is over 30~50g. Would you be able to recommend some products or any sources that can be useful for building a DIY drone? Thank you!

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Does any body have a schematic to build an rc boat with two motors?

I plan to build a remote control boat with two motors. Im going to have my friend make one and then we would put weapons on them and battle.

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Where/How could i get/build a full body equalizer suit. any links? or will i be able to build it myself?

Im planning on going to Burning Man in Nevada, and I want an awesome costume. Since so much music gets played at night i was thinking i could get a full body suit, and attach led panels to it with a sensor to light it up to the beat of the music, like a music equalizer on the computer, or those tshirts with them on the front. Would anyone be able to get me links to some company who would customize one for me? Or where I could get the parts to do it myself? And how to do it myself?

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does ANYONE know how to build a "body blank"? i cant seem to find anyone or anything when I google it?

I dont want to pay $70+ for a body blank, do they get just a big piece of wood or do they get 2 pieces and joint them togather?

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can any body build a knex rc 10x10 with full solid axil suspension and all wheels actually moving

Can any body build a knex rc 10x10 with full solid axil suspension and all wheels actually moving if you can then i will show my pics on here and youtube it really is a knew way to use knex?

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how does one build a electromagnetic blast device that knocks out electrical implants in the human body Answered

Electrical implants were put into my body without my permission,they inflict pain at strategic points in the body there small enought to be inserted with a needle..can they be neutralize electronicly..dennis o'donnell,bright6eyes@verizon.net, #6317890140

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Any body ever tried building a cell phone network repeater?

Hey has anyone ever tried building a cell phone network booster/repeater? A wireless one. I tried looking around online but just been getting Marketing stuff nothing which you could actually sit and construct yourself. May be using an old access point or something! I am not that too good with Radio circuits so looking for help to be able to try and make something really cool in my spare time. :)

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Does anyone know how to build a body-style of Glidecam for under 100? Answered

I don't feel like shelling out 25 benjamins for a body-styled glidecam. does anyone know how to make one for under 100$? If so, I would like plans, please. Thanks in advance!

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Building ideas for a onstage train? Answered

My high school is doing Hello Dolly and if possiblelwould like a train to be brought on stage, does anyone have ideas on how to do that? I have a couple but I'm having trouble bring all of it to one idea. I had an idea you can make hand turnable axles and gears for the wheels, other stuff for the smokestack, I was thinking maybe corflute for the body, but its really just chaos in my head right now. Any suggestions?  It needs to be fairly lightweight.  It would be nice to have workable wheels  And not a real smokestack obviously but the appearance of smoke and a whistle Maybe a back platform if at all possible that Dolly could jump on... Our stage is small. It has no special things about it and its roughly 20 by 30 feet. There are two backstage wings that are really just small hallways that let out into the audience, and those are about 20 feet long.  Our plays are all financed by the drama teacher herself so the less expensive the better as well.  If nothing comes up thats ok too. We have an alternative that can be used.

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How do I join 2 lightweight steel tubes at the joint where they can rotate and lock? Answered

I'm trying to build a "on body" harness rig and I need to find some sort of joint connector that allows the steel tube to rotate up and down. It should rotate like a beach chair or the lid on a laptop, but I need it to lock in place where ever I stop rotating it. The circumference of the steel tubing is about the circumference of a finger.  The steel is also lightweight and almost feels like aluminum. Does anyone know where would I find a steel tube joint connector that would do the trick?

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I am building guitar I Fender body and neck, with a thru.body neck what combintion would do.?

I will be using a chavel head. Double humbucker. I will finish the body in black with clear. Neck will be natural, What wood combinationis a good strate. Them I will diff. one. I a new to this ,but I am A good woodmen buildsmall to large. I made my living by work car and boat.

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How Do You add the Whammy Bar?

How does it connect to the body

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Capacitor charger

I want to build a fast simple capacitor charger with minimal components. i was going to builda dc to dc converter. but then came across this picture from here i am going to replace the switch with a 555 timer and transistor . does any body know if this circuit is any good or has any body built it

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dosimeter, how to

Any body have a simple way to build one cheap 70 120 db requirement

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Building a cheap, cool, large Lego car?

Hi all, i have a Lego technic V8 engine, and a few gears. i really want to make a car. how? something like the lego Techniic 8880 or 8448. I also have a rcx motor. what to buy??? i think i could start with the chassis and the basic body. not all the bodywork. i'de save that for later, I think it will work out. so, what should i do next???

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How to build a High power LED flood light?

Dear All; I need help to build  80w LED flood light.I have 1000 W halogen flood light and I can use the housing. Some body please help with full guidelines as I am new to this type of game. ShannSL

Question by ShanSL    |  last reply


What does BONDO short strand fiberglass body filler NOT stick to?

I'm thinking of building a small canoe by making a cheap mold and spreading the fiberglass stuff on it and popping it out. However, it is sticky. Anyone know what the stuff DOES NOT stick to. And perhaps and ideas on making a mold.

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True collaboration

I had a crazy idea - a few people will each build a component of an electric bass guitar from scratch, and post an instructable of it. Then, once they have built it, they will send it to instructables hq, where an instructables team member will assemble it. These components are: 1. body - I am volunteering to construct a body out of plastic 2. bass pickups + electronics 3. Neck 4. steinberger style tuning system

Topic by sugg22    |  last reply


Inventor Builds His Perfect Woman

From The Sun, 11 Dec 2008:SHE is the perfect wife, with the body of a Page 3 pin-up and housekeeping skills that put TV's Kim and Aggie to shame.Her name is Aiko, she can even read a map, and will never, ever, nag. Sounds too good to be true, doesn't she fellas? And she is.Aiko is actually a robot, a fantasy brought to life by inventor Le Trung. Devoted Aiko --- "in her 20s" --- has a stunning 32-23-33 figure, pretty face and shiny hair.She is always happy to clean the house for "husband" Le, help with his accounts or get him a drink.Computer ace Le, 33, from Ontario, Canada, has spent two years and £14,000 building his dream girl.He had planned to make an android to care for the elderly.But his project "inspired by sci-fi robots like Star Wars's C3PO " strayed off-course. [ ... ]He said: "Aiko doesn't need holidays, food or rest, and will work almost 24 hours a day. She is the perfect woman."Aiko sparks mixed reactions in public.Le said: "Women usually try to talk to her. But men always want to touch her, and if they do it the wrong way she slaps them."Read the whole article, with a video clip and pictures, at http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article2023392.ece

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How to build an "endoskeleton" frame for a lifesize figure (without mannequins)

Anyone have any ideas or know-how on how to build a frame/skeleton for a lifesize body? I'm looking to build some lifesize human replicas, and would even like to articulate some of the major joints, like waist (rotation) and shoulders. And preferably without having to buy a mannequin, as the darned things are pretty expensive! (and probably wouldn't adhere well to an articulation implementation).

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Comment on me 3d printer/ cnc (body/frame)design ?

Hey I've designed a body/ frame for a 3d printer/ CNC I'm thinking about building. I'm using this design because I already have the materials ( and most of the electronics like motors and drivers too). Note: I've designed it so that the drawer slides (on X and Y axis, NOT Z axis) are pointing the opposite way, so that the axis is never just "hovering" when the drawer slide is at it's outer postion (look at the pictures, hope it makes sence) please come with some comments / inputs thanks :) btw. sorry for the amateur like design/ drawing I just needed a quick draft so I made it in Google SketchUp, I didn't want to use the time on designing it Autodesk Inventor

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Solar powered go kart with interesting body design.

Hello forum and thanks for your attention. Its common practice for the average engineer to build a go kart. Lets put that gas engine to the side and put something that will benefit our environment. I'm talking solar energy, you know, the energy source that does not pollute. Ok so I wasn't bluffing when I said I had your attention right? ok. First off is the stating the problem. Problem: limited distance with inefficient vehicles. We heavily rely on environment polluting machines that limit our range of travel and actually costing us more and more money to refuel. Hybrid cars were invented to bandaid the problem .....keyword bandaid. They are very expensive the way technology is now and they still use gasoline. .... They are simply an expensive and half step solution to the problem leading most consumers to buy gasoline only cars regardless. my guess hypothesis: If you create a car or vehicle for vague definition that is very very affordable, safe, easy to maintain and gives 3 to 4 times more mileage than your average economy car by utilizing pure electric and solar energy (electric) , then you will win consumers and help the environment. my project will try to solve the problem on a 16 year old boy's financial level and try to prove my hypothesis 90% true. Join me forum in my quest please. As of now i'm thinking 3 wheel vehicle 7ft by 3 ft. 2 idle steering wheels in the front with a hub motor wheel in the rear. Based upon affordability I'm thinking around 1000w to 1500 watts. with a 36 or 48v system. solar panels I plan on making myself by buying individual cells with good efficiency. As or right now I am working on a budget of $2000 and is in desperate need of what parts to buy. Hope to hear from the forum. Thanks.

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HELP!! i am building an using the magnet on the back of a car speaker.

I am also going to try to channel the electromagnetic waves. where should i start? How much energy would i need? How can i contain the magnetic field? at what point does the energy become harmful to the human body?

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Help Build a Giant Inflatable Instructables Robot

Can you keep a secret?For the Austin Maker Faire in October, I'm hoping to build an 8-foot tall inflatable Instructables Robot. I want it to be easy to find the Instructables booth.For his wedding, Saul, built an inflatable elephant using many of the techniques from inflatable kite design and papercraft. There's a lot of CAD work required, and since I know there are some people here much better at Rhino and Blender than me, I'm asking for help. If we can pull it off, you'll get the joy of having something you designed be made very large.Here's the process and where you can help: 1) creating a model of the robot that is appropriate for cutting in fabric, sewing together, and inflating. chooseausername did a brilliant job here, but the model has too many polygons, and just reducing the number of polygons in his model results in something that doesn't quite work.So first, I need a model of the robot that is less than 1000 polygons while still retaining the robot's personality. Also, since it will be inflated, the robot's wheels should be retracted (its legs should just be cylinders of the same height as its legs plus wheels). We can print on the fabric, so the line on its belly doesn't need to be physical, but its buttons, eyes, ears, and antennae should stick out as they normally do; no need for individual fingers. Make sure all the normals point outward in the model.Saul isn't quite ready to share his CAD files, so I've included screenshots of his elephant as an example. The full grey elephant has 1000 polygons. 2) modifying the model to account for real-world limitations and to make it easy to import into Pepakura Designer. As the elephant is symmetrical, Saul cut it in half, split out various body parts -- ensuring that they exactly fit back together on the vertices of the polygons (seam lines for sewing), -- and made some part of the ears a single piece of fabric which would not inflate. In the robot's case, we would probably split the legs, body, head, and ear-and-antennae assemblies. The antennae will probably need to be a slight larger diameter than they normally are. Since the robot isn't symmetric, we'll keep it whole. 3) using Pepekura to create panels4) arranging the panels, adding seam allowances, and sewing instructions.5) repeating steps 1 - 4 to create the bladders for inflation with a model that's slightly bigger than the skin.6) getting a factory to cut and sew everything together.As you can see, step 1 is the most important part. If you'd like to help, create a model of the robot, and add it to a step of the collaboration I've started here (PM me for an invite):https://www.instructables.com/id/ETZ3QJSFKD1LWHU/We definitely have more than one person working, as I'm sure everyone will have something valuable to contribute.If you're interested in other giant inflatable creatures, leave a comment here. If we can streamline this process, we might make a complete zoo!

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Is there any one out there that is building or has built the aquarama riva 1:10 scale RC boat from John-toms.com? Answered

I have been working on this boat for a couple weeks now and the body of the boat was fairly self-explanatory, but I Am having trouble trying to figure out the interior. Is there anybody out there that can help?

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full sized controller

Hi guys i need help i bought a controller for guitar hero and im building a full sized body for it out of wood. I need some tips and tricks if you've got any and im open to all ideas. I haven't started yet so you can give me body ideas too if you want i was thinking like a Frontman body or a Gibson les paul or the warlock guitar (Google search the warlock guitar in images it looks really cool) but that would be hard. -themuppetmafia

Topic by themuppetmafia    |  last reply


New build: team fortress 2 sentry

Hello fellow diy enthusiasts!  for those of you who went to Fanime in san jose, you may have heard a rumor of a working sentry being made for next year. No? Well, the rumor's true!  I am working on a portable sentry (level one only...sorry).  Its all part of an engineer outfit from team fortress 2.  My hopes were to have it with motion-tracking capability.  This was before i realized how hard it is to find actual motion tracking equipment.  So, i got a few problems.  One is the motor system. I just got off the phone with a guy from an electronics store who happens to be an electrician, and he recommends either an oscillating fan motor, or two 9 volt r/c motors (with limit switches to make it oscillate).  My problem will be where to put it all.  I got a camera tripod, and am planning to get a laptop attachment, as well as an old slide projector for the gun body.  way i see it, i attach the motors to the panning handle, or lock the pan in place, and mount the motors on the laptop, then attach the projector to the motors....but that'd look awkward.  The magitek armor has been put on hold unfortunately...that build may have been one of those impulse things, but i may get back to it yet.  At any rate, to review, my problems are 1)what kinda motors to use 2) placement of components, and 3) finding/making this thing track motion.  Once more, i appreciate input!

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Flight Physics of a Golden Snitch?

Does anyone know if it's possible to build a miniature battery operated ornithopter with a spherical body?  I'm interested in attempting to make one and would greatly appreciate any information.

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Where can you buy Deuterium?

Hi I am trying to obtain deuterium for a nuclear fusion reactor I am building if any body knows where or how to obtain this object please write back.

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new knex group

I think that anyone that looks at this group should join only if you build knex vehicles because it will get your vehicles shown more widely and you will get more views any body can join but it is only for knex vehicles. 

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Build your own demo of a particle accelerator!

This was originally posted by an I'bles user in the "Feedback" forum. I've suggested he repost his questions under Science, and hope to answer them there. In the mean time, this video from the March 2008 issue of Symmetry Magazine (a joint SLAC/Fermilab publication) is really cute. The original article's video includes a bunch of related items which are worth checking out themselves. The high voltage (at least 50kV, I think) DC supply needs to be pretty stable -- you can't just throw a rectifier bridge onto a wall cord, but other than that, the project would be extremely simple to build. I've sent Dr. Johnson an e-mail to see if I can get more detailed specs. Update 4 Jan 2009: Todd Johnson and I have exchanged a couple of e-mails about this project (d**n, I love the collegiality of the scientific world!). For the DC power supply, he used a potted module (i.e., an enclosed unit with no accessible or dangerous components) designed for use in a negative ion generator (like the "Ionic Breeze"). He bought the unit surpus from http://www.goldmine-elec-products.com/prodinfo.asp?number=G9695 . The bowl you see in the video was custom made from acrylic. I thought something like a Pyrex mixing bowl would work, but the "corner" where the flat base joins the spherical body introduces a barrier to the ball doing what it should do. The coating on the ping-pong ball is something called http://www.goldmine-elec-products.com/prodinfo.asp?number=G16133 "wire glue"], touted as a substitute for solder. For this project, he covered the conductive paint with some clear Krylon for protection. Dr. Johnson and I are discussing the possibility of collaborating on an Instructable for this project. As a result of the video publicity, he's already gotten some inquiries on how to build it, so this would be an appropriate venue. He has a substantial amount of performance data and physics background on the device, which we will include in the ultimate publication.

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