tap and die question

Never used a tap/die but I bought a set, and it got dropped on the floor... It's all jumbled up and the markings are difficult to see (sizes). Do the two mates for each size actually fit together? I tried (lightly) to fit taps/dies together but none fit. I want to fix a metal threaded bolt and nut that are messed up.

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Will the Waves ever Die?

Think about it, the age is the Digital Dawn of the day, anologue Television is already being planned to me completely removed from the air waves in 2009 to make way for the "supposedly" DIGITAL SUPURIOUR HD crap. I don't watch that much TV to begin with so it doesn't bother me. But what about FM radio, is that ever going to die? Chances are probably not for a few years, seeing how the AM spectrum is still kicking around. How long can our traditional ways last? I'd be fairly sad to see FM leave the game. Really, we've had radio since the dawn of the technical age, from the 40's through the 80's (remember the days?). I just wanna see what anyone else has to say.

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Who's afraid to die?

Ok, This is not really a theological question. It came to mind while thinking of global warming, nuclear holocaust and the Large Hadron Collider. Are you afraid to die? I can only speak from a Christian perspective when I say, "No, of course not!" But I would expect atheists to feel the same way. If there's nothing to look forward to, then there's nothing to dread either. I am afraid of pain, suffering, misery, and the difficulty felt by those left behind, but death itself doesn't really concern me at all. How do the rest of you feel about death?

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100 Things to do before you die

HI I am makeing a list of 100 things to do befor i die. Can you help me think of ideas?

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If you die in a dream, do you really die? Answered

My friends and I are attempting to lucid dream. I don't wanna die and I'm sure my friends don't wanna die and I've heard mixed things. So is it Myth or Fact? UPDATE: Thanks for all the answers guys!  I just realized how dumb of a question it was after reading a post that said Even if someone died in a dream and actually died they wouldn't live to tell the tale. Again thanks for the answers! A_Person.

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tap and die do not fit together

Hi...this is also posted in the "community" forum, sorry for the duplication. For the bolt/nuts I have that are cross threaded or damaged I bought a tap/die set. Then I dropped it on the floor and it's all jumbled up. And the sizes on the taps/dies are very small....hard to see. So I thought I'd match them up by fitting them together but none of them fit together (die/tap). I'm curious, shouldn't they fit together?

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why is my computer telling me its time to die?

Hmmm i received several windows appearing that say simply "time to die" i wonder why? i figured it was someone outside of my computer accessing it. anyway to prevent this? more importantly, anyway to preserve my computer?

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Which tap/die for 7mm and 8mm OD pipe with .45mm wall?

I want to thread some tube (since I can't find any to buy in the size I need).  I've never used a tap and die before.  My pipes are 7mm and 8mm outside diameter, with .45mm wall thickness.  I need threads on both sides so they'll screw together.  No, I'm not trying to screw the 7mm into the 8mm; I'm just not sure which size will work best. Thanks.

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Help, I just started to tie die, love it, heres the problem, after washer, colors ran into each other.

I tie died, waited, and rinsed in cold water till clear, then placed into washer alone with hot water and soap, washed and the shirt comes out with colors that have ran into each other the shirt was beautiful till i washed it, what am I doing wrong, please help?????

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secret dice (die) box?

I was watching this video on YouTube of a box someone made, and i had a few improvements i would like to make but no idea where to start on how to do this. the box used a micro controller and im new to such things (i just got an Arduino Uno a few weeks ago) so im not sure where to begin with that either. any help on how to do this, or where to start, or even ideas for improvement would be greatly appreciated. thanks in advanced

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We're all gonna die!!!

If you've seen the news you might have seen that the state of Florida is in the path of a tropical storm. However if you are in the state, seeing local coverage, you'll know that we're in the path of a Class 12 DeathStorm!!! In reality, the situation is even more dire than even the local news reports, I'm down to my last beer. One plus, it only took an imminent natural disaster to get our governor to visit the state, he's been too busy campaigning for mccain. I just want you to know, that is I don't make it out this time, the gold is buried under a big W!

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I need HOW TO make a table top die cutting machine like ACCU CUT Grand Mark. I have a woodshop and aluminum experience.

I want to make a die cutting machine so my wife can cut marine vinyl shapes that she uses on costumes. The tray should accomodate dies 12 x16". I am trying to make something like the AccuCut GrandMark die cutting machine. Manual crank table top. Thanks for you help. 

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Pnuematic die grinder VS dremel?

Which do you guys think is better? A die grinder is cheaper, but dremel is brand name, everybody's got a dremel.Lowes has a nice die grinder kit, for only $25. I'm sure dremel bits would work in that, and if not, I can make an adapter for it. They also have a nice dremel set, but that's for $90.I don't intend on getting one immediately, but I've been meaning to get some sort of a rotary grinder, the 8 inch disk one is a little bit too big for some stuff.

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Inexpensive way to cut paper shapes

Hi! I enjoy making paper boxes with cardstock that I normally have just cut by hand with scissors. But I am to the point where I need a simple way that I can cut the paper shapes which doesn't take as long as cutting with scissors and isn't as expensive as purchasing a scrapbook die cutter (which I can't create my own die for anyway). Does anyone have a less expensive idea that might help me? Thanks!

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What can I use to shield cellphone radio waves/ frequencies? Answered

I always put my cellphone in my right pocket, only the right pocket, keys and wallet go on the left. I noticed awhile back that my leg sometimes twitches. So now I was wondering if I can line my pocket with something that will shield the radio waves from my leg. What would work?

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DIY Diesel Motorcyle, "Die-Moto"

This was built by a bay area group just a bridge away from Instructables HQ. It's the world's fastest diesel motorcycle.  Sounds like it's time for us to establish Instructables Racing! Anyone got a spare engine? Die Moto

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Die Grinder, Pneumatic... Are all underpowered?

So, it's compact.  Nice.  But it is so easy to stall it out. It cuts sooooo slow. I'm using it today because I dont wanna use the electric die grinder in the rain. It is from harbor freight, so I'm gonna take my initial aversion to the tool with a grain of salt. Perhaps a more expensive one would have more power?  Or is there a way to soup it up a bit?

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what makes an instructable fly or die? Answered

I recently published 2 instructables one I'm really excited about "Vintage tin and timber signs" And one I think is a bit lame "CNC cut Paper Rack" that  i just made cause i was bored and wanted to enter a contest. Strange thing is, the paper rack is the instructable that has been featured and is getting all the views but only has 4 favourites ,were as the signs instructable  has 11 favourites but only 200 views. https://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-tin-and-timber-signs/ https://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-cut-Paper-Rack/ Did I tag it wrong? or is it just not that interesting? any feedback is welcome,

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Do you think immortality will be discoverd withen 75 years? Answered

That's about how much time I have left, and I don't won't to die. I'm hoping that, because technological advances are expotenional and not linear, that it will be discovered soon.

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Where lame computers go to die.

If you're like me you probably have an "out of sight, out of mind" attitude towards garbage. Usually, when I throw something out, I don't give too much thought to where it is going to end up. The problem with such an attitude is that the garbage ultimately has to go somewhere; it is unlikely that we are going to start blasting our trash into space any time soon. So, the question is, when we toss out really toxic things like old computers or televisions, where, in fact, are they ending up? The edge of town? The edge of the county? The next state over? West Africa? A small shanty in China?National Geographic has an amazing article in their current issue about the fate of such e-waste."People have always been proficient at making trash. Future archaeologists will note that at the tail end of the 20th century, a new, noxious kind of clutter exploded across the landscape: the digital detritus that has come to be called e-waste."Photograph by Peter Essick

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Molding Aluminum: With Gravity Die Casting

It's expensive, untested and dangerous.The idea goes like this. Start with a coffee can foundry, possibly powered with Biodiesel or Propane. Then design a mold for what you want to build using Autocad or some variant thereof. After it's finished, send the design to a machine shop to have it built out of steel. When you receive the permanent mold, melt the aluminum and pour into the mold repeatedly and often.The idea seems like a good one to me, I'll be testing it soon enough using common screw clamps to keep the mold tightly secure.Has anyone here done this? The closest I've come to doing it myself is pouring into a muffin tin.The photo below is a picture of the results which was taken from another board found here, you'll need a login, the photos are located in the forum under Machining and Tooling.Give me a shout if you dig the idea.UPDATE 5/24/07It works! Using my Harbor Freight Mini-Mill I cut out pockets in two pieces of 1018 steel, each about an inch deep, and four inches across. I then cut inlets in both pieces and welded some scrap steel U channel on the tops of both mold sections to form a pool enclosure for the excess aluminum to collect inside of and stay safely contained.Then I lit the candle on my foundry and melted the aluminum while at the same time pre-heating the molds, (connected using C-clamps) in the oven. When the aluminum melted, I poured it and it instantly solidified. After about 2 minutes of running around in a panic I cracked the mold open. The detail level is incredible. Impressions made in the mold with a fly-cutter can be seen in the casting. The casting is bright, shiny, and seemingly devoid of any burs usually associated with unfinished aluminum castings.I'll provide photos later of the test mold and casting.

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my 9v batter is overheating on the LEDs (This was a DIY project I'm worried I messed up somewhere)?

Hello guys, I'm pretty new to LED work and this might seem like a really round about process to how I did this but I'm going to explain the whole thing and hopefully find a solution to my problem! First off I bought these Fairy Lights:  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MD1RQ6Q/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc;=1 I bought them to put into rave fluffies (that I hope to sell at some point) I've attached photos below of what they look like if people didn't know. I bought them because of the small battery pack so they could sit nicely along the legs and not bother anyone and, because they're rainbow and do a beautiful blinking pattern. The problem with them is that the battery packs completely sucked. Big time. They would work for about a minute and then start loosing higher voltage colors and then about at the 3 minute mark they would just be totally red. I figured they were crappy batter packs so I decided to mess with it. Rave Fluffies: http://ep.yimg.com/ay/yhst-11088499841243/striped-fluffies-monster-blue-pink-purple-white-24.jpg The fairy lights themselves were to short so, I decided to solder to strands together, then I trashed the battery pack that came with them and replaced it with a 9v batter pack adapter. I tested it out on some 9 volt batteries laying around the house and it looked magical. All of the colors stayed much longer and it was beautiful!  So, today I went out and bought some new batteries they're Energizer Max 9V. I put the fluffies on and put them in and I wanted to test how long they would last. By about 5 minutes I felt a burning against my leg where the battery was. I took the fluffies off fast and discounted the battery. It was extremely hot. Almost to hot to touch and it left two nice low key red burns on my legs. I don't understand what caused this when the other batteries were fine? I also used a 9V energizer battery before. But, the only difference is I'm not sure how much power was left in it while these were fully powered! I hoping to find a solution to this and hopefully it's an easy fix! Also, Bonus points to whoever can send me in the right direction to buy fairy lights like these. Rainbow, blinking, with a small battery pack that doesn't poop out on me fast. I would prefer not to do this much work or something I intend to sell but, if that's what has to happen it's not the end of the world. Thank you so much!! Much love,  Meisha 

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Does a Pinecone die when it fell out of the tree? Answered

Does a Pinecone still grow after it fell on the ground... and when it would die, why does it still 'shrink' ?

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This girl recently died at my school, You may have heard.

It is Really bad when you feel you have to carry a weapon. This girl and her two younger siblings and father recently died, by her father, and people started a rumor that i was making fun of her and her family after the tragedy, i wasn't, that is just messed up, it is even more messed up how you cannot walk around and feel safe at school, and people want to kick your ass for something you didn't do. I didn't even know the girl or her family and i felt bad. People are mean.You may have heard about it on the news. http://www.q13fox.com/pages/news_story_landing_page/?Memorial-Service-Thursday-For-Slain-Chil=1&blockID;=258526&feedID;=144

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knex torsion catapult

Hey guys. i just wanted to know if you guys thought i should build a knex torsion catapult. i havent made it yet, and if i do i'll post a picture of it. cheers, n-striker

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Why did my MP3 player die?

I have a philips 1 gig MP3 player that has stopped working. When the power button is pressed nothing happens. When I plug it into the computer (win XP) I get the beep that indicates the computer is noticing something at the port but the computer does not register it as a device or a drive. In the past when I plugged it in the player would light up and show that the battery was charging now, nothing. I have tried it on a different computer and also opened it and disconnected the internal battery and then reconnected it- no luck. Also I tried the reset button - no luck. any ideas?

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Old hobbies die hard... some TRs

I had a lot of old pics to work off of so the building experience was a lot like what I remember loving about knex, without the frustration. This blaster (:>) has a pretty solid mech. The slide, anchored by the gray connectors on the naked black rods (hehe), requires the full motion to prime, resulting in the longest pin draw possible using this draw/anchor method. The pin I have on this has a rubber washer of sorts that I had laying around, so far working wonders. No broken pieces were required, though I slid a broken black rod that was conveniently the perfect length into the barrel construction. As I mentioned in the title, I built this just yesterday and I expect that it'll be further modified -- the grip was something I had lying around and could essentially just throw on, the stock was rushed. I was planning on building another and I'd be happy to make instructions if there's any demand, though these pics alone may be enough for the few of you. (8/24/15) Link to better quality pictures, really unimpressed by what got uploaded here... https://imgur.com/a/4y1Se Credit to KILLERK for the TR of course. I just gave it a new body. Update 8/25/15: 3D printed a piece for the front of the barrel. Update 8/27/15: Small changes all over. I'm okay with the front grip. There's some mole skin on the handle. Changed the below pictures to reflect what I currently have, clearer pics in the imgur album. Update 8/31/15 Finally got around to classing up the stock, quite happy with how it turned out. A few other changes as well, updated the pictures once more. Should be able to build from these pics!

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Can anyone identify this bug? Or help diagnose why the tree seems to be dying? Answered

     I'm trying to help with my gf's mom with her property and specifically tree work right now,  so yay... im learning lol.  Anyway, the problem I'm having is with one of the eucalyptus trees.  It seems to be dying and I want to find a way to save the tree.       It may have something to do with this beetle i found in the tree.  There are TONS of them.  Considering there are a few eucalyptus trees on the property and this is the only one dying, and i think the only one with the beetles, it seems it seems they may be the cause.  So is it the beetle? Do they kill these trees? How do I get rid of them if I need to? NOTE: There are 2 types of eucalyptus trees on the property.  I'd never seen the one with the round leaves before, but its definitely a eucalyptus.  In the pic i guesstimated on the varieties of eucalyptus.

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Nerf Haven

Http://nerfhaven.com/forums/index.php?act=Reg&CODE;=00 Join or actually die.

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I need an online multiplayer game that is like modern warfare 2 that u can go to the url and click the game and play Answered

I need something that is almost identical to modern warfare 2 but is online and easy to get to and no downloads

Question by Bert99   |  last reply


What are 10 things you must do before you die? Answered

?!?!??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

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Where can I get a keyboard like the roll out one Justin Long uses in Die Hard 4 Live Free Or Die Hard?

In Die Hard 4: Live Free or Die Hard, there's a scene where Justin Long's character rolls out a keyboard and uses it to hack into something. Where can I buy a keyboard like that?

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if a snails shell is broken will it die or anything bad will happen? Answered

'i wanted a pet snail but i also wanted to carry it if the shell brakes will it die or will there be any possible problems?when will the shell be able to break and how can you carry it im talking about slugs too but not about the shell slugs dont have any shells though.

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Make that FIFTY Things To Do Before You Die

The man who co-wrote the best-selling adventure travel guide 100 Things To Do Before You Die has died at the age of 47.Unfortunately, Dave Freeman had only visited half the places mentioned in his book whose recommendations included a voodoo pilgrimage to Haiti and running with bulls in Pamplona, Spain.Ironically, he died in a simple domestic accident, falling over at his home in Venice, California, and hitting his head. According to co-author Neil Teplica, his friend's mantra was: 'You should live every day like it would be your last. There's not many people who do.'Mr Teplica said: 'He didn't have enough days but he lived the life he wrote about.'The guide, which was subtitled Travel Events You Just Can't Miss, started life as a regular website feature called The Coolest Place on Earth. As readers started sending in reports of wild and wonderful festivals around the globe, the two men vowed to try them all out. Everybody has a list of places to visit, or things to do, but what is your making bucket list?What should everybody make before they die?Daily Mail articleBuy the book onlineOne Hundred Scientific Things To Do Before You Die.

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How much coffee can you drink before you die? Answered

I was just wondering how much strong, black coffee you would need to drink before you die. I think that weight is somewhat relative to the answer so if it helps I am about 9 stone heavy. Anyone got an answer?

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Creating a game on Game Maker 8.

Anyone know how to randomize a sprite for a die/dice, or a click to randomize sprites?

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"D'oh!" or "Oh my God, we're all going to die!" ?

This article from New Scientist raises the question posted in the title. Which response is more appropriate?

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Where can i find a British Standard Cycle Die (9.35mm diameter, 26TPI) in the UK

Im after a British Standard Cycle Die (9.35mm diameter, 26TPI) to thread a steel stub axel so it will fit inside a bike hub like a spindle (with cones from an old spindle) if anyone knows where i can find one of these please get in touch! :D PS i live in the UK

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hi.. please help i want t build a die for a token or coin ( metal )?

Hi..again i need help i want to mint a coin,how do i build a die or mold? what do i need, how do i do it ? which is best the Roland RX-50 or MDX-15 ? i want to scan it and engrave it. what is a collar die how does it work, do i need it ? when i mint do i use oil? i know i'll need a press how do i build one? i want to do all this at home, i'm looking for small things..the engraver must b a desktop..   please help Best regards Best friend 

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Die cutter (plotter) vs laser? Buy used vs DIY? Answered

Hi, I've already asked the same on reddit to no great result, figured folks here might know better. :) I'm looking into cutting machines and have some questions regarding them. But first about the various needs/expectations and why I can't decide in the first place. I want to be able to cut most of the common thin materials, primarily: vinyl, paper, cardstock (up to 300gsm or so), fabric, soft rubber, optionally thin leather and felt. It seems, like it's not completely unrealistic to hope this can be done with a cutter using a knife, given that something like KNK Zing can do it. I'd buy it if it was within my budget. Something like wood veneer (single layer, probably paper backed to hold together) is probably not realistic, but would be amazing extra. I'd actually buy it if it was within my budget. Budget is the second problem I have. I want this piece of machinery to cost me up to 200 euro (~220$). My current research involved searching for used machinery locally online and then looking at what would it cost to get some of those consumer centered machines from Silhouette and such. My budget could get me a used Chinese cutter locally given there is one for sale (EH721, LiYu SC631 and the likes) or a new Silhouette Portrait which I can't really rationalize paying so much for - if I was in US, I'd just get one of those and work from there because of the low price. It would cost me around 200$ to get one here, and that's without their software so I can cut my own vector files. All of this leads me to yet another alternative - making one myself. I saw a guide for printer to cutter conversion on instructables and am not exactly new to microcontrollers either, so it probably wouldn't end up in a suicide out of frustration or something. Then again, if making something like that anyway, maybe it makes more sense to go for a laser on a flatbed instead of knife? Not sure if I can get one powerful enough on the current budget. Thanks for reading this far. I will be even more thankful for any directions and considerations, advice from current users and of course people who have made such machines themselves.

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Why do my lm317T and lm78XX regulators die so easily? Answered

While using my last 7808 voltage regulator as nothing more than a voltage reference for a breadboarded linear power supply design, I noticed that after a few small modifications, that the 7808 was no longer outputting 8V, and was instead floating 14.8V (kinda close to the +15V supply rail). At no point did the regulator overheat, and it was simply connected to the a 200K potentiometer to ground and a noninverting input of a LT1112. In the past, I have killed at least 3 LM317T regulators in my velleman 3-in-1 lab thingy, (it is a relatively simple circuit and was the first board I have ever fully reverse engineered.) The heatsink never did get too hot, but I used to always connect heavy loads to it that caused the overload lamp to come on. That LED was basically in series with a large resistor to the input of the LM317 so when the LED has enough bias voltage, it comes on when around 1A is being pulled. Anyways, I have killed countless other small 78xx regulators, one way or another, and even made some of them literally explode right away. (generally by getting the pinout wrong.) I blow up these regulators so commonly I even have video evidence lol! click to around 3:30 for the FAIL! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPHHvVTVbwM So is it just me and my luck, or are these regulators which supposedly have all sorts of thermal protection, current limiting, and short circuit protection just not as rugged as they seem they should be?

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That didn't just happen, did my oscilloscope die!?!? How??? Repairable????

I went to my workbench today to discover that my BK Precision 30MHz analog scope has stopped working. Symptoms: ❶  Still shows a trace ❷  The trace does draw across the screen*  ❸  The horizontal time base seems to work ❹  10x horizontal magnification seems to work ❻  XY mode only draws in the X direction ❼  Waveforms do not show up, for either chA or chB ❽  Triggering seems to work (it causes the trace to draw more/less frequently. No vertical deflection)  ❾   Vertical controls for both channels have stopped working ❿   Dual trace shows only one trace ⓫   I have not been able to do anything to make the trace move up and down, vertical deflection is definitely shot. ⓬   * When changing the timebase, I noticed that the length of the trace horizontally gets shorter, and when a signal is present, or the vertical position for the appropriate channel is twiddled, it becomes the right length, within certain ranges. ⓭    When I was reaching for a powerstrip to turn off power to the lab the previous night, I heard a loud buzz, similar to that of the degaussing on a old computer monitor, but louder. no sparks or anything were visible as I recall. scared the crap outta-me, and I could not figure out what had happened. First thought was that maybe somewhere there was a live mains exposed somewhere that had shorted to ground or neutral. That was quickly dismissed since nothing was exposed like that, and also it would have popped the circuit breaker, and instead would have sounded like a firecracker. This sounded more like a small transformer failing. Also the same day, I have been messing with a tesla coil circuit (my beefed up slayer exciter) and the probes were sitting here by not connected picking up interference. They were in 10X mode, I do not remember the volts per division, however. I do recall a trace being shown on the display the previous day. With these symptoms, I think the issue has to do with the vertical control on the CRT, and perhaps another, separate issue with the horizontal time base control, or possibly triggering. I think I might do a teardown on it to see if there is anything obvious that has failed, such as a charred coil. Then I will need to figure out what had caused the issue. It is obviously something gone horribly, horribly wrong with vertical deflection or something of the like. I will have a look at the schematic and see what I can learn about the operation of the scope. I am glad I do have the user manual and schematics, so it should be straightforward, it is a nearly 100% BJT design. The scope was used and old, and lacked a lot of features, such as cursors and frequincy counters. Perhaps it is time for a digital upgrade anyway... http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00N222I6C/ref=s9_simh_gw_p504_d15_i1?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf;_rd_s=desktop-1&pf;_rd_r=1VEC8M45MB2T9REXCR7N&pf;_rd_t=36701&pf;_rd_p=2079475242&pf;_rd_i=desktop

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can somebody make an instructable for diecast cars acrylic case? Answered

I have a growing collection of hotwheels, tomy and matchbox cars mostly 1:64 scale. i need an idea on making a clear display case for my cars, in its blister pack and loose (opened packs). something i can hang or put on a table (car can be viewed on both sides). that would be two instructables (i'm demanding).. lol. please help. thanks in advance.

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diecast cars acrylic or plexi glass display case/shelf

I have a growing collection of hotwheels, tomy and matchbox cars mostly 1:64 scale. i need an idea on making a clear display case for my cars, in its blister pack and loose cars. something i can hang or put on a table (car can be viewed on both sides). that would be two instructables (i'm demanding).. lol. please help. thanks in advance.

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Powerisers/Jumping Stilts

Powerisers or Jumping Stilts.....They are a specially designed pair of shoes that you wear that have spring-kind-of-things on them. You can jump six feet high with them and run up to 20 mph! Pretty amazing! But my question is if anybody would know how to build them, or where to get them cheap, or what are the spring parts made of? Because the springs have to be under enormous pressure to withstand the bouncing. So if you know any material that would to the same trick please let me know.Here is a link: here

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