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Spooked-Ducks? Answered

I was by the river today, and observed the usual gang of fat-ducks being fed bread. One lady got bit (much to her surprise and my amusement) whilst trying to hand-feed. Then the mob were spooked by something and all went for the river. I noticed a small hawk, but given that it was much smaller than the ducks I didn't see it as a threat. OK maybe the ducks took a cue from the pigeons, but I wouldn't expect a small hawk to go for a pigeon either. Opinion?

Question by lemonie    |  last reply


Duck Scooter

This duck was born without being able to walk on its own. A teacher and her kids came up with a way for the duck to get around anyway with its own scooter. It now lives with the teacher and goes to class every day.Reminds me a lot of the Dachshund wheelchair. Linkvia Neatorama

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DUCK TAPE contest?

OK so I know that a least all of us have used DUCK TAPE? And I know there are many different things you can make with DUCK TAPE. SO I was thinking that it would be a cool idea if there was a DUCK TAPE CONTEST!! And the entries would have to be a object made of ALL DUCK TAPE (100% DUCK TAPE)and could not be something repaired using DUCK TAPE. PLEASE comment back and tell me what you think and if would make a great contest.

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Duck tape mouse pad?

 How can I make a mouse pad out of duck tape for my laser mouse. I tried just making a flat piece of duck tape but my mouse just jumped around the screen.

Question by Megageektutorials    |  last reply


There's ducks in my Backyard

So a while back, a duck found the top of a shed a good place for nesting in my backyard. Me and my step dad talked about it and we're thinking of raising the ducklings once they hatch. We're building a pond and whatever else comes to mind that duckings would need. Has anything like this happened to any of you before? I fell dumb for asking , but is this a good idea to raise ducks from the wild as pets? (I've never heard of a story in the news where a duck has harmed a person before so...) Has anyone raised a duck before? What are your thoughts on this? haha, if we really do this, I could probably post an instructable on how to raise ducks if this goes well. Here's some pictures of the duck that's on the shed.

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Duck pond filtration system

I have duck pond (used livestock tank 12' diameter 3' deep. I need to construct a pond filter system.I have an extra 55gal barrel for this purpose.  also have a variety of water pumps (pool and sump) Any ideas/suggestions for a reasonably robust system for this?

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Take over the world easily!

So you want to take over the world? Well here's the steps! 1. Genetically and cybeneticaly enhance an army of ducks 2.Create Orbital Tungsten Bombardment System (O.T.B.S)  3 Aim your O.T.B.S at major oil/uranium fields.  4 While superpowers try to stop you move in And eliminate most humans with your ducks. 5. Blow up the planet and move to Mars OR attempt Galactic Domination

Topic by Jack The Supreme Duck Overlord    |  last reply


How do I wire this duck?

Hello, For Father's day I'm making my dad a toy duck that will sing a funny song when he squeezes its wing, so I bought this: http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2102855 The earlier model had the mic wired separately from the speaker, but in this model it's part of it and I need to know how to wire in a 1/8'' audio cable to record the song off my computer. Help!!!

Question by NunchakuMan    |  last reply


Light Gun Duck Shooter.. Gone?

Does anyone know why hand held light guns are not all that common..? I spent literally years as a child on the Master System (he he, that name still makes me laugh) playing light gun games like duck shooting etc... These guns were remarkably accurate and fun to play with!! So why did they go out of fashion? I mean c'mon I know they are available for SOME games but these are limited.... How could people not want a hand held weapons to make games such as halo more interactive... Is it that it is just to expensive for the general market, or is it true was it really the Master system?? P.S did anyone every finish "Alex the kid" the built in game?

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[newsletter] RC Ducks, Bath Bombs, Espresso...

July 31, 2008 Sign-up for this newsletter: function openSubscribePopUp(src){ var emailValidate = /\w{1,}[@][\w\-]{1,}([.]([\w\-]{1,})){1,3}$/ if(emailValidate.test(src.value) == false){ alert("Please enter correct email"); return; } window.open("/newsletter/newslettersignup?email=" + src.value,"newslettersignup1","status=yes,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=420,height=250"); } Welcome back! Show us something sweet for our new Pie Contest. Make something delicious in the next two weeks, share it on Instructables, and win a great cookbook and an Instructables t-shirt! There's still time to enter the Invent-a-Sport Contest we're running with Horny Toad, and to get your project into the upcoming Instructables Book! Get creative, and share some of your great ideas. Japanese strawberry and sweet bean ball by Lizzio Instructables July 2008 Show and Tell by ewilhelm Revive an Old Motorcycle by skunkbait Espresso Coffee by lebowski This week's newsletter is sponsored by... LED Cube 4x4x4 by chr Make Your Own Bath Bombs by SoapyHollow Instamatic Retro by BruceMiller Build A Pair of Stereo Speakers by billbob Pair of RC duck decoys/submarines by courtney Soundproof Your Walls by rik_akashian ChapStick LED Flashlight by BCat Micro LASER Show with a CD Lens by linefeed Get published in the Instructables book! Seven ways to show off your pictures Mmm... pie How to Buy from the World's Best Store by dan Hot Process Liquid Soap making by yetunguez Rain Barrel Project by oddie1212 E-Bola by Tetranitrate Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week! - Eric Sign-up for this newsletter: function openSubscribePopUp(src){ var emailValidate = /\w{1,}[@][\w\-]{1,}([.]([\w\-]{1,})){1,3}$/ if(emailValidate.test(src.value) == false){ alert("Please enter correct email"); return; } window.open("/newsletter/newslettersignup?email=" + src.value,"newslettersignup2","status=yes,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=420,height=250"); }

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how do you make a duck call?

I would like to make a duck call, i just want to see if i can do it.

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The K'nexecutioner - Perfect Duck's premiere super-heavy gatling.

Here for the topic on Moloro0's forum.

Topic by Perfect Duck    |  last reply


Why did the duck go up? Any theories?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x-z3IAD3g8&feature;=related Skip ahead to 4:57. What he refers to as string appears to be an elastic material. He pulls up and it goes up. He pulls down and it goes up. The video is supposed to be about electrostatic toys.

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Duct tape challenge comp

The duct tape challenge, says you could win a roll of duct tape, but when you click on the "duct tape" link it takes you to Duck tape.. What do you do with it, kidnap ducks? tape several ducks together to make some sort of raft? or is it like fly tape, hang it from the ceiling to get rid of ducks in the kitchen? Or is it for repairing broken or leaking ducks? If you win what will you do with your duck tape?

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Duct Tape

Who here knows what Duct Tape is really bad for?

Topic by The magical duct tape kid    |  last reply


No one will comment on my instructables

No one will comment on my instructables i have one of them up on the duck tape group but they still won't comment on it. Will some one please comment!!!

Topic by duck tape dude    |  last reply


Help make a quacking noise in a wooden toy duck (mechanically, not electronically)

I'm in the process of recreating the LEGO wooden duck toy. I'm only working from a few images I've found online, however; I don't have an actual one to examine. On the originals, the axles operated a couple of mechanisms: the duck head pivots to open and close the beak, and there's a mechanism under the base (I'm assuming) that makes a quacking noise. I've got a pretty good idea how to create a simple cam for the head/beak movement, but I'm not sure how to generate a quacking noise mechanically. My online searches have proved fruitless. Does anyone happen to have one of these vintage LEGO ducks and is willing to snap and share some photos of the mechanisms? Or, does anyone have any good ideas how to make a quacking noise mechanically? My thoughts are a push/pull rod-type crank attached to an axle, but on the other end of the rod . . . not sure.

Topic by seamster    |  last reply



Does anybody know how to make a microphone activate a servo? Answered

My dad and I are wondering if anyone knows how to activate a servo by using a microphone. We are making some animated duck decoys (motion decoys) and came up with this idea. LEGO

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Don't Mess With Turtles

Seriously don't. Just look at the picture.

Topic by Gjdj3    |  last reply


Meet the Twins.

Https://www.instructables.com/id/EOREMGHF3SYP3PU/https://www.instructables.com/id/EOREMGHF3SYP3PU/https://www.instructables.com/id/EOREMGHF3SYP3PU/

Topic by Perfect Duck    |  last reply


Duct Tape Messenger Bag

Just in time for school ;)Duct Tape Nation

Topic by Mace42    |  last reply


How do a hook up a Duck/Turkey Call to a Blow-Off Valve of my turboed car?

I would love to find out. Mainly to test to see how well my blow off valve is actually working. All I know is that you use PVC pipe.

Question by TheGasMaskGuy    |  last reply


Um. What's going on here?

o.O

Topic by Perfect Duck    |  last reply


hey who wants to join my group "somehow somewhere a duck is watching you"?

Title says all it is very random and cool so join it now.

Question by BIGHAIRYDUDE    |  last reply



Making a car purr- roar

Well this one is not that hard you just need to take off the muffler and of course a nice engine helps. I suggest if anyone wants to win this that has basic knowledge of cars and has acces to a torch-welder and saw should do this instructable. Any other suggestions for the person who decide to take this task are what this post is for. Enjoy Duck-lemon

Topic by duck-lemon  


Making a car purr- roar

Well this one is not that hard you just need to take off the muffler and of course a nice engine helps. I suggest if anyone wants to win this that has basic knowledge of cars and has acces to a torch-welder and saw should do this instructable. Any other suggestions for the person who decide to take this task are what this post is for. Enjoy Duck-lemon

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How do I extract certain sound from a .swf file?? Answered

On Homestarrunner.com, main page 13, when you rollover E-Mail, Strong bad, (the character) says I'VE GOTTA GET THIS FREAKING DUCK AWAY FROM ME! How do I disect the swf file to get that sound?

Question by NYPA    |  last reply


Show your K'nex 'Armory'

I know there are a few other topics around here in which people show their guns, but I didn't find an official topic for it ( At least not on the KNEX GUNNERS forum ). So I made one! To start it of, here are all my guns. HK.RBG.armorer's Gnasher Shotgun Perfect Duck's Red Impact KillerK's K'nex gun Ipod Killers Sniper Rifle ( Long barrel, extra large mag, bipod and shoulder piece included ) Perfect Duck's Dual Pistols Perfect Duck's Quad Blaster Jeromy's Knex Samus Arm Gun ( Probably won't keep this though ) Outside of this pic I also have You's semi-auto prototype and a couple of half K'nex guns I broke down for pieces.

Topic by Dutchj    |  last reply


Sling shot

I just bought a barnett black widow and it came with some plastic ammo and was wandering are black widows good? Also could plastic ammo kill a rabbit or duck

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The Best Kind of Duct Tape

What do you think the best kind of duct tape is: 1) Duck Tape 2) Nashua 3) Gorilla Tape 4) ect.

Topic by makemarsh    |  last reply



Micro recoil absorber

This is mostly for oodalumps, who wanted to use my fix for the old problem of exploding firing pins. This is so compact, the connectors shouldn't break. Maybe you'll get some ideas off this?

Topic by Perfect Duck    |  last reply


Ever been bullied?

So I'm in high school and I'm fresh. And I am being bullied by kids. And I wonder have this happen to you before? And how did you handle it?

Topic by Lemon-Duck    |  last reply


why no t-shirts?

Why aren't there t-shirts as prizez for this burning question?it really annoys me- maybe if i put in 2 i'll get a t-shirt.....

Topic by duck-lemon    |  last reply


What is the best ramrod tape? Answered

I want to know what is the best tape to wrap up a ramrod for a knex gun.  Currently i am using duck tape, that works well, but is there anything out there that is better?

Question by TheChemiker    |  last reply


What is the most discussed/viewed instructable of all time?

What is the most discussed/viewed instructable of all time? Make nominations if you don't know and hopefully an answer will turn up.

Question by duck-lemon    |  last reply


What is the best X-ACTO blade for duct tape? Answered

I love making things out of dect tape, but I want the best blade to but it. Please help me!

Question by fcc323    |  last reply


Guitar sheet music question

I know this is a newbies question. But how do you read chords on sheet music for guitar? Not tabs. I mean actual sheet music.

Topic by Lemon-Duck    |  last reply


Ideas Please

Help! I have got a whole lot of 0.22" bullet cartridges (i do small bore) and i need an idea for an instructable on them. And by lots i mean unlimited. Seriously

Topic by duck-lemon    |  last reply


How do you make orange sauce?

Does anyone have a link to a website on how to make orange sauce? Im talkin about the sweet stuff you put on pancakes, not orange duck sauce... Thanks a ton!

Question by mac100    |  last reply


I feel like making some avatars

I feel like i have been less involved in the instructables community lately and i am bored so if someone wants an avatar of something or other that can be made in paint just tell me please because i have nothing to do right now, seriously , you'd be doing me a favour. The first picture is my own avatar and the other two are ones i made for kiteman when he was looking for a variation on his current avatar, if you want them feel free too take if u want, otherwise just send me a pm or leave a comment. -Cheers, Duck

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Does Duct Tape really de-magnetize the magnetic strip on credit/gift cards? Answered

I have a Duck tape wallet, and this is constantly a worry for me... I'm solving this by putting Business Cards behind all my cards with magnetic strips, is this necessary?

Question by Wasagi    |  last reply


Need help bulding a A Class single transistor amplifer?

I've been looking at getting a eletronic duck call but what I have been looking at hasn't been very good qualty. So I thought of getting a mp3 player and a bulding a amplfyer to call in ducks. I want to bulid a simple A type amplfyer using one transistor. that can run off a Ipod. I saw a you tube video of what I would like to make. If anyone knows how to build a simple amp like or simmalar please: A: Give me a curket dyagram. B: Give a link to me, to a curket dyagram or instructable. C: Please say if you have any helpfull info. Thanks for reading and /or helping.

Question by David97    |  last reply


How can i get a 12v motor to automatically reverse polarity or direction by a adjustable timer ???

I have a machine that i built for hunting that swims  duckdecoys back an forth that mimics a live group of ducks and would like to control it by an adjustable timer to automatically reverse the direction of the motor  instead of having to hit a switch back an forth.Heres what i need exactly a timer that is adjustable by a knob that will switch direction of motor after a certain time an adjustable speed control by knob for the motor to speed up an slow down the motor an a on/off switch to turn the system on an off if someone could help me with a parts list and a schematic of how it all goes im shure i can figure it out

Question by frankswamper    |  last reply


Can you do KipKay's alarmclock blast hack with an NES Zapper instead of a Sega Phaser?

KipKay did his video with his weapon of choice, the Sega Light Phaser. But my weapon of choice is an NES Duck Hunt Zapper. Will it work?

Question by Mr. Squishy    |  last reply