Topic by denport | last reply
I'm trying to do an Instructable with Excel, but whenever I upload screenshots into Flickr or just directly to the instructable, the full preview makes them all fuzzy and small. How do I enlarge the picture so people can actually see them? I've tried Photoshop to enlarge them, but it didn't help, and I am not a Pro Member, is that why? Thanks!
Topic by tinstructable | last reply
Just got a new bike and size seemed fine until I got it home and tried it out for real. I cannot stop and get off the bike without huring myself on the crossbar. I am a 51 year old woman who hasn't been on a bike for several years. I don't remember women's bikes having such high cross bars when I had a bike before. Now all ladies bikes seem to have high cross bars. Has anyone any suggestions on what I should do to resolve my problem?
Question by swizmegzi | last reply
The ability to define size for youtube videos has disappeared. Older instructables which included sized videos have reverted to a larger default size. Probably a change on their end. Many of my videos are recorded to showcase audio, not video--so I've always sized them down. This isn't really a huge problem.
Topic by gmoon
I'm working on restoring a robot and one of the ground wires is completely fried. I will replace the wire, but I want to add a fuse to make sure it doesn't happen again. How should I determine the fuse size for the wire?
Question by DELETED_afw11 | last reply
I need to shorten a string of christmas lights from 20 lights to 3 lights. The unaltered string ratings are 120volt, .08 amps. The bulbs/lamps are 6volt and .48 watts each. It is interesting to me that 20 lights x 6volts = 120volts. I'm sure that is not by coincidence but I'm not an engineer so I don't know how to use that information. I need to know what size resistor I need to use. This is way to confusing for me to follow. If someone can help me out with a simple formula I would appreciate it as I need to work with lights strings of many different lengths. Please try and put your answer into laymens terms. Thanks
Question by nobill11 | last reply
HI...i was found a tutorial here about make a Halo costume...but i saw that the size of the same pintted is big how by a adult person...but i need the model in the size to a boy of 12 YO...how i can resize the model to a specific size?...Exist a table of reference about size in pepakura VS size in reality? Thanks
Topic by Jhorbam | last reply
Hi, just wondering what is the correct picture size for Instructables ? I'm uploading 700 x 519 pix pictures. Also, since all my pictures on Instructables look wrinkled, I was wondering if it's possible to choose to show pictures in static means ( simply list all pictures in line, so visitors can scroll down instead of click for the next picture ). Static pictures may provide much better image quality. -- My poor suggestion.
Topic by 7PLAIN | last reply
Hi, first off, I am aware that I can hover the mouse over the picture to see it bigger. Would it wreck your servers to make the thumbnails bigger? I am doing an 'able right now that has over a hundred pictures. It is so frustrating to work with these tiny thumbnails! Even if I can see the bigger picture by hovering. There is a lag, and it's still confusing. I don't even think I can write this instructable like this.
Topic by tundrawolf | last reply
I just won the perfect engagement ring on ebay, but I know it's too small and I need to have it sized. I don't know what her finger size is. I can't find any of her old rings and I wouldn't know if it was for the right finger anyway! I want to surprize her so I don't want to ask ring questions... any ideas?
Question by firehazrd | last reply
How can I shrink an Under Armour hat with a, "heatgear," (moisture transport system) sweatband half a size? The only options at the store were M, which was too small and L which is a half size too large. The headband has a foam-esque feel and the tag claims 100% polyester, although I'm not sure if it's talking strictly about the hat or if the headband is included in that. Thank you for any help!
Question by Schmidtn | last reply
While I was watching TV, I heard that China has made a life sized gundam. I have watched this show a few times, and I think they made 'White One' or Amour's gundam, I think that his name is right. They might have made a Zaku too, or maybe just its head. If you have pictures or any opinion, post away.
Topic by Mr.Roboto | last reply
Why is there a limit to how big the wheels can be and to how long the lever arm is?
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I have an airconditioner unit (old style) that sticks out about 5 inches (12cm.) further than the frame. Into the kitchen. I currently have curtains but want to have blinds of some kind for a more modern look. How can I have blinds if the place for attachment is not the same across the window. Any help will be usefull, I'm stuck.
Topic by craftyv | last reply
I have a relay with an Outline Dimensions:(15.5x10.5x11.8)mm 5V,3A--> Switching voltage 230VACDatasheet is given above..could you suggest the similar capacity with small in size (not a solid state relay) relay ??i was search website like MOUSER,LCSC .didn't find any suitable one.
Topic by shavanwe0 | last reply
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
I read that regardless of the size of a speaker connected to an MP3 or something, the sound output should remain the same. I assume this was incorrect because using large computer speakers seems to disprove this. Is this because the speakers have more surface area and generate more sound? So will using large speakers at max volume drain more energy than small earbuds at max on the same music player?
Topic by crestind | last reply
I'm having trouble with the sizing of the .stl file model. In blender it says that I have everything correct and I've made sure that the scaling was applied but every time I upload it it says that its wicked tiny. I was hoping someone could give me suggestions on how to fix this problem or at least think of something that I haven't thought of yet..
Topic by The Cartographer | last reply
Hey all! I have this problem, where all the thongs I get with outfits are too big for me. But, seeing as I love matching outfits, I really hate to throw them away. Yet I just can't figure out how to make them smaller. It's killing me. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
Topic by kssmedeadly | last reply
Ok Im making a speaker, IÂ´ve got 3 speakers connected in parallel and I want to buy an amplifier from Maplin. What kind of amplifier should I buy? Speakers:3W+3W+5W=11WMy multimeter says theyre 2 Ohms but thats because theyre connected in parallel really they are4Ohm+4Ohm+8OhmSo basically could someone tell me which amplifier to buy (it doesnt matter if its a DIY kit)
Topic by kacper00100 | last reply
I'm looking for a small (2 inch) propeller for a toy, but all the sizings are like 4x6, or 6x8 etc. What do these 2 numbers mean. Also some propellers say EP-____ what does this mean and finally most say 120mm x 110mm, (example) but no way do these mean that the propellers are almost square. Thank you
Question by alexw2150
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Hey community! I have a slight dilemma! So say I want to make my own laser cut frame, and I have paper designs, how do I transfer my paper designs to a computer? What (free :) program can I use to make a lifesize model? Like for instance, if I have a 4x4" square in the program when I send it to print after it's printed it's exactly 4x4". Also, do I need to do anything extra for sending it to a laser cutter? Will Adobe Illustrator work? Thanks!
Topic by HavocRC | last reply
Howdy,I'm trying to copy a few of my photos that I have used in an Instructable and I can't work out how to save a hi res copy. Is there any way that you can save a copy of the original sized photo that was used in the 'ible? If so, could you please let me know how.TaLonesoulsurfer
Question by lonesoulsurfer | last reply
I am planning on making a kite for kite boarding, but I have two ideas about what material to use for making a Kite. I went to the store and looked at Dacron and Ripstop but the Dacron seemed very rigid and semi-heavy and Ripstop seemed like the logical choice, but Dacron was recommended in Saul's Instructable. I would like some input from people that have possibly made some kites or know a lot about kite boarding. P.S. I would like to know also what size of a kite that I would need, I am 120 lbs, the winds are about 15-20 MPH and I am just beginning. Thanks
Question by squirt8500 | last reply
What is the best magnet (neodymium - disk shape) size to copper coil size ratio for optimal electron production per one break/pass of flux lines across coil at a 1/2" distance? For instance, if magnet is 2" diameter what is best inner diameter for copper coil? Best number of windings? Best gauge wire? what are the best specs for optimal electron production before you reach "over kill". I know some things are variable like core material and magnet grade. I'm looking for an all things being equal kind of scenario. Also what would be the best thickness of magnet at 2" diameter? If anyone could point me in the direction of any existing tables or ratio information on this subject it would be appreciated. Thank you.
Question by BishopKnight | last reply
Hi friends....I love this site and do like to win, even if it's just a bunch of positive comments! Recently I won a t-shirt and I didn't realize how small/close the sizes run. (I believe I requested a women's large and in the comments I noted that I wanted the equivalent that would fit a women's chest 36-38". I was disappointed that the Tshirt ran exactly 37" with no room to breath. Unfortunately I didn't realize I was supposed to add a few inches for movement as none was built into the size.) My shirt has not been worn and it still has the manufacturer's paper tag attached. Is it possible to return it to Instructables for a larger size? If so, then I'd like to request something that measures 42" from armpit to armpit - which would be great after shrinking! (I realize the larger size may be considered too large for the female sizes available, and if so, the equivalent man's size would be appreciated over one that doesn't fit) If this isn't an option, perhaps future winners can be asked what size they want their shirt to run "from armpit to armpit". Not only will this make more T-shirt winners be happy, but also, more Instructables advertising will be seen on the streets ;-D mega thanks!
Topic by kcli | last reply
I have built several adult soapbox derby/ Gravity cars. I'm working on a new build that may require a smaller front tire, such as a 16inch tire. My plan is to run 2 26inch rear wheels and 1 16 inch front wheel, with a total car weight of 225lbs. Since there is no gearing, just gravity, and just considering size, will smaller front wheel effect my speed? Thank you
Topic by hos13 | last reply
Pete Hennessey of Melbourne, Australia has made a series of full-size plywood replicas of space-related items. Amazingly enough he modeled them in Illustrator and the whole process of making a model of Hubble took him three months to make. Yow! peter hennessey: my hubble via MAKE
Topic by fungus amungus | last reply
I've been having trouble with image comments not showing up the right size in my instructable, How to Build a Spark Gap Tesla Coil (link). In step 2, this is especially visible as some of the image comment boxes appear to be larger than the images they are posted on! The comments are supposed to be the size of the image, not smaller or larger. I've tried resizing them to the correct dimensions, but it doesn't work. Is it just my browser, or is something else going on? What can I do to fix this? Thanks! Xellers
Topic by Xellers | last reply
So I bought one of these to play with: http://www.ebay.com/itm/130935883579 The transmitter board always gets really hot and smells faintly of something burning. Is this normal? Should I use some type of heat sink? Anyway, I discovered that you can add another coil of the same-ish size to the transmitter, and both coils will work. However, if I remove the coil and add a single coil twice the size, it does not work. I'm curious as to why. What determines how large the coil can be?
Topic by aliasjanedoe | last reply