Buying Knex

I'm buying the tubing, green roller coaster connecters and a couple of the car things so if anyone wants to sell then leave a comment and we can sort something out. Also i live in the UK which might be a problem.

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No Buy Month

I'm thinking of participating in No Buy Month: http://www.thefrugalista.com/2011/02/why-no-buy/ . It could be a great opportunity for makers to be extra-creative. What about running a contest related to this?

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Buying "Untested"

Is buying "Untested" equipment on ebay OK? Many auctions have very low prices for equipment that was bought in a large lot and has no testing done other than "powers on." Is there a good chance that these equipments are totally fine and functional? For example: Oscilloscopes, function generators, frequency counters, multimeters, etc.

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Buying Knex

If anyone has a spare carbon black rod please contact me because I can't find any on eBay and all the good guns use one. Contact me at ryroo@mail.com Thanks!

Topic by ryroo22 


To buy or Not to buy: Lego- Mindstorms NXT

Just enquiring with you fine folk, as to whether anyone has the set and if so what they think of it. I am contemplating purchasing a set tomorrow and was wondering what your impressions of it were, good or bad. I was generally hoping to build some basic interactive robots etc. I realise the NXT has many limitatios, yet my electonic circuit building skills I would say are limited... still learning though... That is why I was thinking the NXT system as it is almost as simple as plug 'n' play... the hacks available now seem rather extensive too. I will certainly be looking at posting some of my own if I do purchase it. If you have any input at all I would be very interested to hear. So what do you think To buy or Not to buy? Thanks for your time.

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goodbuy for while

I going for little bit cause my computer i s not working the best

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Buy complete Throwies

I recently found a (german) internet shop where you can buy complete throwies:Click me, I'm the link!One pack costs 14,50 Euro and contains 50 Throwies. Nice thing.

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best buy ads

Unable to see any ibles in catagories  best buy ads in way with no apparent way to turn off

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Whereto buy LEDs? Answered

Sure, radioshack has them(i actually just bought some) but they're expensive, even if you get the 20-pack. Anyone know about a good electronics store? I need blue and white leds, alond with other components.

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Where to buy Bokken

Can somebody tell me where to buy bokken in Melbourne, australia? and don't tell me to buy online. it doesn't even have to be really good quality. cheap 20$ bokkens are okay. do they sell those in wal mart?

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buy picaxe in india? Answered

Where can i buy picaxe in india and if not where can i buy it frm the internet without using credit card

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buy my knex?

I have a tub of knex justsitting ther i was wondering if anybody wants to buy them

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Where to buy Knex

I live in Croatia, Europe. does anybody know where to buy knex ,but not over the internet, my parents (bolive it or not) don't have credit card.

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Where to buy Knex

I live in Croatia, Europe. does anybody know where to buy knex ,but not over the internet, my parents (bolive it or not) don't have credit card.

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Where to buy Knex

I live in Croatia, Europe. Does anybody know where to buy knex? Not over internet. My parents (bolive it or not) don't have credit card. Thanks.

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Microscope buying help?

I'm planning on buying a compound microscope and can't decide on some stuff either because  I'm a total n00b or I am a n00b. well, here they are: what eyepiece will i buy? 10 or 15x? will i buy the one with built in light or get the one with the mirror? will i get an iris style diaphragm or regular diaphragm (the one with holes) do you like pie or not? (I do) yeah, please answer in order, need answers before tuesday, 0200HRS UTC ok? thanks i'll tell you the results of what i bought after i buy it

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Buying Altoids in the U.K.? Answered

Whereabouts can I buy Altoids mints in the High Street? The only tin I've had was from a motorway services (at motorway services prices). So many projects . . . so few tins.

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Buying Pro Membership

Whenever I try to upgrade my account to a pro membership, it simply says that the transaction cannot be completed.  No explanation.  I'm wondering what i'm doing wrong and what I should do.

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where to buy acrylic

Hello, I am trying to figure out where to buy glass quality acrylic I can mix myself and make a cube 1ft^3 out of.  also if anyone knows the safety issues. Do i need a fume hood or gas mask?

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Buying a new lathe?

Dose anyone own or has used the 7x16 metal lathe from micro-mark?  I'm looking for something I can do both metal and wood work on the off week ends.

Topic by Deepeyes 


Buying Broken iPods

Hi everyone! I'm looking to buy spoilt/broken iPods, most preferably the iPod photo or anything that's around that size/weight for an art project that I am undertaking. I'll pay for shipping and give you a reasonable token sum for your help ;) (Understand that I need about a hundred, so it would be nice if you don't expect too much cash for me.)

Topic by joyene 


Where to buy Beeswax?

So I ordered a didgeridoo from amazon, and I'm not sure if it comes with a mouthpiece or not. The mouthpieces are made of beeswax, are supposedly easy to make...where do you think I can get some?

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Will you buy one?

Wow an instructables book ! Super-mega-tastic-doubble awesome if you ask me, i can acces them on the internet for free but hell, ill buy the book to !Now i have to think of tactics, like when to enter, start, middle or end?I am super excited if cant already tell, Will you buy one??UPDATE:I have taken the plunge and entered :'''My Paper Robot Instructable''''''My Bicycle Survival Kit''''''My Champagne USB Mod'''PLEASE Check them out and if you think there any good Don't forget to vote !!

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Buying components for the niftymitter?

I have the skills necessary to build it (from a digital electronics course at school) i just lack components... Whats the best place to get electrical components cheap with a low shipping cost? I have searched and searched to no avail...

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Always buy the warranty.

Don't listen to all those "experts" who talk on TV about not buying the 3 year warranties for computers. I've just been approvoed by BestBuy to get a replacement laptop to my replacement laptop. It was an HP DV2100, I think, and replaced some other COMPAQ. Long Story Short:Bought a laptopSomething went wrongSent away for repairLostOffered new, better laptopFound, offer honored anywaysReplacement laptop is accidentally damagedApproved for another replacement, to be picked up at our convenienceI've been saved countless times by those extended warranties. Once, there was actually 9 days left on the warranty for something, when it broke. Brand new one, baby =]Note: Buy it within reason of price, of course

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iPad, worth the buy?

The iPad has came out quite recently, and ever since I have been thinking about getting one. I'd heard a lot of good things about it, but then again, I have also heard some bad things, so I'm not so sure what to do now.  I would like some of your opinions on if you think if it is worth buying, or maybe if I should wait for a newer version to come out.   Please, actually give me some reasonable answers, not something like "Oh, you shouldn't buy one because it's dumb..." or the sort. If you own an iPad, could you tell me if it has been useful for you and in what way?

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Buy or Build a PC?

I'm having some trouble deciding whether to buy a bare bone kit computer for less and build it, or buy a more expensive pre-built one.Here's one of TigerDirect's bare bone kits-http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3825393I like this one but the main problem is that I'm worried i will get all the connections messed up (serial cables, pin connectors, etc.) But it is about $100 less than this pre-built one belowhttp://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=8885575&type;=product&id;=1212192194316So here's the whole thing in short- the bare bone kit computer i might screw up, but it is a lot less than a pre-built one (I'll probably trust the pre-built one more).Please help me decide which one.

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Tablet buying advice?

I am planning on getting a tablet on EBAY I was wondering what people thought of this idea. The reason for this is that my MP3 player that I use a lot is dying. Also, I would like toplay around with a tablet and see what they are like. I was hopng to get a slightly older new or used tablet on EBAY. I don't want to pay any more then maybe 25 or 30 dollars. I know that sounds kind of low for a tablet, but I have seen some go for very low on EBAY. Thanks for any sugestions.

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Buying nuts and bolts? Answered

Can someone point me to somewhere where I can buy nuts and bolts? I need them to be up to a few cm long, and about small enough to fit through the hole in a TO-220 transistor.  I tend to use them a lot, not just for fixing transistors to heatsinks, but my local hardware stores don't have them Also, I'm looking for those small plastics bits (look like a very small and short bit of pipe) that fit into the TO-220 transistor's hole, before you put the bolt in, electrically isolating the transistor tab from the bolt and the heatsink.

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Buying American Quarters

hey guys, i'm from Australia and am currently in the market for regular old American quarters to make rings and lockets and such.. seems currency exchange does not hold coins and ebay only sell prestigious ones so i am willing to pay direct exchange plus shipping for your shrapnel. kholdsworth27 at gmail dot com and thank you.

Topic by kholdsworth27 


Should I buy a breadboard? Answered

Half the stuff i make fails so should I buy one? And want are the benefits?

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what the cheapes place and wood to buy

I need help finding a place to buy woods at and the cheapes kind of wood that is medium size like

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Help buying electronics on the internet.

I'm going to buy usb arduino board,  some leds , breadboard and some other stuff and I would like to ask a couple of questions.(I've never bought a thing on internet :S )I chose http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=666The shipment payment when do I pay for it  (does it sum up with the items, or do I pay in mail office)?(PS. I live in Lithuania) What does this mean : First Class Mail International Package $3.44 NOT TRACKED, NOT INSURED "NOT TRACKED, NOT INSURED"?and there's also International Economy (4-5 Days)   $37.48which is really not attracting me because it would cost a lot (atleast it would for me )  and it would cost more then the item I'm buying.How long would it take to ship the items(2~3 weeks?)?Thanks for reading.Help would be really appreciated :)

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where can i buy knex

I am living in turkey where can i buy knex sets ,tubs (not in internet i dont trust the internet)

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Help a newbie buy resistors

Hi there, I'm creating a simple circuit project for my students, though I don't know the first thing about electronics, so I foolishly bought tons of LEDS and 9V clips without the resistors - Doh! But now that I know I needs resistors, I'm not sure which type of resistors I need. A list like this is quite daunting to choose from. The LEDs I'm using need 1w resistors (I think...). Please feel free to ask my any questions or hand out other advice. Thanks! Lance

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Help a newbie buy the right motor

I'm endeavoring on an art project which basically consists of a motor attached to a mobile, though I'm quite illiterate when it comes to electronics. The motor that has a fair amount of torque, and I need to have precise control over the speed. Ideally, it should be quiet as well. I was thinking this might be a good time to venture into the foreign territory of Arduino and servos, but again I know nothing. Any advice or resources you can offer would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! Lance

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for knex freaks-where can you buy good knex?

Because I am very inexperienced at building knex :( and direly need more pieces, i thought I'd ask the general public by starting a forum. :::::::::::::::::::::: DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD Please post where and how you purchase good knex for building. I'm sure this information will help everyone.XD ps: I should post the pic in the Louvre! :DDDD

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I need to buy a new computer, what should I be looking for? Answered

I would like to buy a desktop PC which would be mostly used for internet, a bit of gaming, some photo and video editing, and watching DVDs   What type of CPU, RAM, hard drive capacity and video card should I consider for good performance. I would like to be able to use it for awhile before having to upgrade again. I'm looking to spend between $600-1000 (I don't need a monitor or any peripherals). Thanks Thank you for your advice, I've already bought a computer! Please don't tell me how much better a Mac is, I am not interested!

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I want to buy broken Classics, iPhones, Videos, Touches or broken apple laptops

I  interested in purchasing your broken iPod Classics, iPhones, Videos, and Touches for a project. If they don't work, I want them. Working iPods steer clear, I'm interested in broken ones ONLY. Let me know what you have and I'll let you know if I can use it or not. I will pay with paypal

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non-online EL wire shopping

Ive seen a lot of websites selling El wire, but im not very big on buying online( i know, i know). i need to know where i could get El wire non-online.help please?

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Has anybody ever bought from here? Answered

Http://www.alibaba.com/ They have unbelievable amount of different items, but i have never bought from there. Have you?

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Where do you get your LED?

I've been looking at instructables and I notice all these awesome LED instructables... But my question is.. where do you guys get these awesome little lights? I tried looking for some on google but they don't have the correct shape and seem a bit different.. Maybe I'm not looking hard enough or not putting the right keywords in google but I thought it'd be nice if I had got some feedback of where everyone here gets their LED lights. Thanks :]

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I am buying a new computer... Answered

So I am going to buy a new computer and need some help from some of you computer wizards out there.  First off my price range is up to $2500 AUD and I would prefer as cheap as possible. The peripherals such as the monitor et cetera are allready taken care of what I need help with is the tower.  So what brands/companies/designs should I look out for?  Any Ideas for a computer with at least 2Gb of RAM and decent motherboard cards?

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Where can I buy servo heads online?

Can't seem to find them. Thanks. The plastic part that spins...

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How do you buy something on ebay without having an account? Answered

I need a picture along with the answer.

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What is the best 9 mm you can buy for under 300 dollars?

I am selling my llama 9mm and buying another 9mm hangun. i need to find one for under 300 dollars. it needs to be modern...(no revolvers) i know there are modern revolvers but none of those.

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I'm thinking of selling my telescope of eBay, would you buy it? Answered

I'm selling an orion starblast 4.5" telescope: www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://eridanusoptics.com/store/images//telescopes/eqmounted/OR9798.jpg&imgrefurl;=http://eridanusoptics.com/store/index.php%3Fmain_page%3Dproduct_info%26products_id%3D333&usg;=__fD6BTgmBfp6XqGZOFCZIjfwgw0o=&h;=500&w;=500&sz;=40&hl;=en&start;=0&zoom;=1&tbnid;=kScIj7bBieqngM:&tbnh;=149&tbnw;=149&prev;=/images%3Fq%3Dorion%2Bstarblast%2B4.5%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D768%26tbs%3Disch:1&um;=1&itbs;=1&iact;=hc&vpx;=347&vpy;=69&dur;=432&hovh;=225&hovw;=225&tx;=135&ty;=88&ei;=K5Z1TJiLOoOC8gb54r3yBQ&oei;=K5Z1TJiLOoOC8gb54r3yBQ&esq;=1&page;=1&ndsp;=25&ved;=1t:429,r:1,s:0 It also comes with a 25mm eyepiece and a 10mm eyepiece and also a x2 barlow lense. The price I am going for is $350, tell me if you would buy it or not.

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Beer Bottle Lock on Quirky!

Hey Instructables, Due to an overwhelming "can I buy this?" response, I've put the Beer Bottle Lock on Quirky. Please spare 5 seconds and vote for it. If it gets a lot of votes, you'll be able to buy it through the site and I'll get a cut! And I'll buy you a beer... with a lock on it... Here's the Quirky link: https://www.quirky.com/invent/1529564/action/vote/query/view=trending&categories;=all Here's the instructable: https://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Lock/ Thanks! JON-A-TRON

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