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  • DIY $5 Heated Chicken Waterer

    A couple of things that I might suggest to add to this project. Put a Ground Fault Interrupter somewhere in the circuit so that you don’t prematurely have fried chicken! The other thing that you might want to add, is some form of a thermostat so the light doesn’t turn on when the temp in the coop is above freezing.

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  • IamTedV commented on ejmastnak's instructable Save a Burned Pot

    What is the point of adding the baking soda to the vinegar? All your doing with that, is neutralizing the acidity of the vinegar. Wouldn’t it be better to just let the pot soak with the vinegar overnight?

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  • What is the actual Rustolium name for that yellow? It almost looks like a perfect match for the Tonka yellow.

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  • Actually, that is incorrect. The windshield is two layers of glass, with the plastic layer sandwiched in between them. That way you have the hard, durable glass on both exposed sides. This is also why windshields can be cut. They are not tempered like the rest of the windows in a car.

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  • I use to work as a tech for aTheatre company and had keys to ten different sites. I went out and bought a different color for each site. I cleaned the keys with rubbing alcohol to remove any oil film, painted the heads of the keys and then made a rack from a metal coat hanger. I hung the keys from the rack and popped them in the oven at 250° for about a hour. Not only did the oven dry the nail polish, but it also made it very hard. In the ten years that I worked there afterwards, I never had to recoat any of the keys!I also used the nail polish to lock nuts onto screws. Just a dab of bright color polish between the screw and the nut would lock it, but make it easily removeable down the road. It also served as a way to detect tampering. If someone else tried to adjust something, they w…

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    I use to work as a tech for aTheatre company and had keys to ten different sites. I went out and bought a different color for each site. I cleaned the keys with rubbing alcohol to remove any oil film, painted the heads of the keys and then made a rack from a metal coat hanger. I hung the keys from the rack and popped them in the oven at 250° for about a hour. Not only did the oven dry the nail polish, but it also made it very hard. In the ten years that I worked there afterwards, I never had to recoat any of the keys!I also used the nail polish to lock nuts onto screws. Just a dab of bright color polish between the screw and the nut would lock it, but make it easily removeable down the road. It also served as a way to detect tampering. If someone else tried to adjust something, they would break the nail polish bond and rarely have any bright yellow polish with them to cover their tracks! Plus at a glance, you can see if the polish has been broken, showing if there has been tampering.

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