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hi /diy/ i need a way to get 3 volts straight from a 4,5v battery or more
i heard there are some components that give you a fix amount of output no matter the battery voltage will drop

can u point me out?
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>>1260826
looks safe enough
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>>1260890
yeah but a battery alone will drop his voltage when its nearly discharged
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LF33CV. /thread
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>>1260826
Voltage divider with an op amp voltage follower
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>>1260826
Add 1.5v cell in series opposing you fucking ape

Hi /diy/

My friend and I are cleaning out an apartment extention attached to his house, which hasnt been cleaned since his brother died in 2002. One of the worst parts is the carpet, but neithe of us wants to rent a cleaner. I dont care how long it takes and how tedious it will be if I have to get on my hands and knees and scrub, so: whats a good carpet cleaner? Any that I can make out of household things I have at home? I heard using soap makes dirt stick and it’ll just get dirty faster.

Also: the whole carpet has been vaccumed multiple times already.

Thanks!
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>>1261203
>http://www.dem.ri.gov/pubs/regs/regs/waste/medwaste10.pdf

Nigga, its like you aint even trying to be applicable:

Scope and Applicability: Regulated Medical Waste.

2.4 Regulated Medical Waste - Exclusions and Exemptions
The following categories of medical waste are specifically excluded from the definition of regulated medical waste:

(b) Household Medical Waste
Medical Waste Regulations 7 of 66
(1) Medical waste generated by individuals on the premises of a single-family home or single-family dwelling unit or by members of households residing in single and multiple residences, hotels, and motels which serve as a residence for individuals..
(2) This exemption also includes the wastes generated by health care providers in private homes where they provide medical services to individuals residing in said homes..
(3) Medical waste generated and disposed of with residential solid wastes from a single family residential premise or single-family dwelling unit shall be exempt from these regulations ..

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Replace the carpet, or just rent the damn cleaner which isnt going to be as effectice as replacing the carpet.

Youll destroy the old carpet before restoring it by hand.
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shaving cream gets out most fresh stains, but I have no idea other than that. Your best option is to rent a cleaner from a grocery store.
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>>1260748
Op as an owner of rentals I'm telling you right now. Replacement of carpet and padding is a hell of a lot easier and cheaper in the long run (if you view time as money).

You guys will just end up frustrated and since your friends bro lived there I would think he would want to spend as little time as possible in the unit.
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>>1260934
Probably something dead in a cupboard or god forbid wall/ceiling.
Tell your fucking landlord ffs.

>t decent landlord

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Hi everyone, what's your preferred place to score discounted materials for projects? I have a habitat for humanity store near me, along with some auction places & salvage stores, but one of my favorites is my loca Lowes because I use wood to rebuild furniture and sell it to hipsters. Here's what we have today:
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Okay, so today I'm going to show you how to properly replace a tailgate on a F250. I had to remove mine before after a meth enthusiast partially removed it and cut one of the cables. Now we're going to fix it properly.

Haha just kidding it's scrap wood time
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The exposed nails from the scrap 2x4 chunks build character and besides what's the point of having a tetanus shot if you never need it? Get your money's worth, I say. They're also effective melanated american repellents.
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We're using advanced methods of re-using junk chain here
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By using the chain, I can tilt the temporary gate towards the bed for easier loading, but it doesn't tilt the other direction.
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>>1261875

dear mod: forgot to edit the license plate out.

Hi. I'm would like to design my new flat in 80's style. Looking for some inspiration and ideas. Some interesting pics will be appreciated
Thx
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>>1261648
>>1261651
>>1261656

What up senpai, I'm an oldfag who grew up in the 80's too. This anon is 100% spot on. Mauve's, greys, purple-grey-pinks, and in the area I lived in (So Cal), PASTEL everything, exactly like this pic

>>1261656

From what I saw, the Neon futurism thing was mostly in movies & TV shows.

As a kid I had a house with wood paneling like >>1261648 on the interior walls. Fucking epically 70's-80's.

And most of my friends' houses looked exactly like >>1248706. Another great example of that aesthetic is E.T.-- Spielberg captured that early 80's suburban aesthetic perfectly, whether he meant to or not. Watching that movie is a full nostalgia pill. That was the reality much more than Some Knight Rider shit
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>>1247108
>80s had Star Trek, TNG. Their image of the future was so hopeful,
That shit's commie as fuck though.
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>>1247375
ikea keeps that meme alive to this day
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>>1261603

It's everywhere now. Even my town maker fair has an 80's retro arcade where this is the logo.
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>>1261723
communism is our only hope for long term survival, so...

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If one were to attempt to build an amphibious vehicle would it be better to:

a) start from scratch
b) take a car and make it work on water
c) take a boat and make it work on land
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>>1257059
B so you can actually drive it on public roads.
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Airboat with wheels. I figure that keeping the propulsion entirely independent from contact parts like wheels and underwater propellers keeps the whole thing simple. All you'd have to do is fit wheels and some kind of combined wheel/rudder steering system onto it.
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>>1257122
Boston gives ferry rides across the river with them. It's Hella fun
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>>1260668
I'm terrified of the idea of some cajun cruising through town on a fan boat for some reason.
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>>1260668
What kind of speeds could you get with this setup?

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Hey /diy/ never been here before, I'm making a skinwalker/Thing Wearing My Skin kinda costume for Halloween. I have some cool ideas but I'm not sure how to implement most of them.

I'm recording a soundboard of human-like gurgled and broken sounding 'hunting calls' to play at random intervals during the night; stuff like "Hey come here" and "did you hear that?". Right now its just a screen on my phone I tap in my pocket. The problem with this method is that I can't really see what I'm doing, and the sounds spring from my pocket. I'd like to hook it up to some physical interface with buttons so I can choose from like 1-3 lines at any given time without glancing at my phone. I'd also like the noise to play from somewhere like my shoulder or chest. I'm gunna be wearing a fairly bulky coat, so hiding wires under that is no issue.

I'd also like to make it look like I have a set of teeth behind my teeth, right now I'm thinking of just slipping a big cheezy halloweeny wax sit in my upper and lower lips in front of the real ones.

and finally, I'd like to get a good putrid peeling skin look going, though theres easily enough found tutorials for this part on youtube.
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>>1258942
>how to get /k/ to shoot at everything in your general direction
Are you sure about that idea anon?
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>>1260898
/k/ here, I wouldn't worry about it OP.
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>>1258942
bluetooth speaker
That or one of those shitty little plug-in ones and an extension cord.
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>>1260910
>>1260897

The output isn't so much of a problem as the input. I will end up using my phone if I have to but it would be a lot cooler if I didn't have to look at the screen to see which sound I'm gunna play from the speakers. If I could figure out a way to load the sounds onto a device with physical buttons I could feel out with my thumb and click on, I think it would look better.
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>>1260921
An rpi or arduino could haveyour sound file saved on it with some simple buttons and clever wire management you could set up some pretty complex control schemes. I'd have some gloves with buttons at the dots in my pic on each hand. Run the wires up your sleeves and to wherever the control board and battery are. Buy a 15 dollar ihome or similar style cheap speaker, take it apart to circuitry, staple the wires onto an under shirt and secure the speaker head on the chestof the shirt. Voila.

Is the brand trash or good enough for the occasional DIY job?
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>>1261014
do you always ask for a shot of black at the paint department ?
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>>1255794
I see this post is old, but anyone who can compare Ryobi to HF deserves eternal unironic shitposts.

Sure, it's not DeWalt™ brand DeWalt™, but it is much better than harbor freight garbage. This comes from someone who used a HF impact for a year as a daily for work. Dark times.
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>>1255764
We used them at work on a regular basis. Some of the tools were a little beat or missing plastic latches, but they still worked. For home use I actually use Ridgid because fuck dealing with dead cells. Ridgid covers batteries for life as well as the tools so long as you aren't retarded and register them. I also buy tools from Harbor Freight. I bought a variable speed disc sander that was on sale that I liked and an oscillating multi tools for $5 with a coupon. I got it to cut a bolt head off and it sucked ass, but I started to use the cordless ryobi one at work for drywall work and the thing was amazing. Now I kinda wish mine were cordless, but for $5 I can't really complain.
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>>1258056
>for my wife
pretty sure those Hitachis are white.
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>>1259499

Really makes you think

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Hey /diy/,

I'm about to build a well and thought I'd ask you about advice before I go for it.

Currently I have a 7m hole dug, with an access trench for the backhoe so it could dig the last 3m. At the bottom I've hit bedrock and water is coming out of it. I'm only going to use the water for agriculture and there are no pollutants nearby, so I'm not all that concerned with contamination.

My plan is:
>put down some gravel in a 10cm thick layer to smooth out the bottom of the well.
>put down the first concrete element
>put stones and gravel around the precast
>put some hyro-isolation putty on the rim
>stones and gravel at the bottom of the well
>put down next element on top of it
>rinse and repeat


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>>1260617

i didn't know about honey extractors, I thought they just crushed the honeycombs. Thanks anon
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>>1251947
Don't let it collapse on you
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>>1260770
Nope, you have a comb-like implement (don't know the name in English) that scrapes the tops from the combs. Then you put it in a cage inside a drum connected to either a handle or motor - that spins the cage and makes the honey flow into the bottom of the drum, there you have a valve from where the honey flows. The manual types are really cheap and save a ton of time, slapping on an electric motor is also pretty cheap.

You can also just cut up the combs and sell it that way, fetches a higher price. But that's stupid in my opinion. Eating the combs or suckling the honey out of them doesn't have any real health benefits and might give you lead poisoning if the combs are the contaminated Chinese paraffin shit some people use. Ideally you wanna melt down and recycle your own combs - least chance of introducing toxins. Or buy comb bases from a very reputable source - but that's kinda pricey.

The honey itself can make you a decent living; but if you know how to swarm, build boxes and harvest stuff like propolis, royal jelly and bee poison - then you can make a really nice wad of money. All that requires quite a bit of patience and experience, though.

BTW Royal jelly and propolis are pretty much useless, no real health benefits and tons of risks of getting an allergic reaction. But hey, people keep buying that stuff for some reason.
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>>1260782

just one more thing, how much time does it take the honey extractor to complete his job?
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>>1261201
Depends on the size, model and whether it's manual or motor driven. If it's manual of course your speed and endurance becomes a factor. Also on the combs thickness and amount of honey. But generally one hive takes about an hour for me, including prep time. I can get about a dozen done if I'm at it all day and have one friend or cousin to help me.

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Bunkerbro, where are you
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>>1258030

The first time i saw that pic i thought

>man that looks tiny crowded and a tight sque.... HOLY SHIT THATS A BOAT WITH PEOPLE ON IT!!!!
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>>1259259
Do you need a comms specialist? I have plenty of knowledge on VHF/UHF repeaters and handheld radio's

But my main speciality is HF communications in the NVIS configuration, offering skipzone-less communications ranges from 0 to 200 miles
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>>1261441
Im an American. I only ask about Chile because its mountain range is a huge natural barrier to jetstreams. Thats nuclear winter immunity right there
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>bunkerbro
Probably the best guy ever posting on 4chinz
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>>1261759
I can't imagine based Chile has many laws against it.

Hello Anons, today I would like to discuss "power wheels" customization.

As a young lad i vaguely remember a short few weeks where i had a nice jeep myself. Sadly it was a lemon and dad threw money at it until he was fed up and we gave it away.

I knew we weren't rich by any means so I wasn't terribly upset. But i did vow that day that imI would have the nicest one they make one day.

Well, here I am 31 years old with tons of neices and nephews. Friends all got kids.

Brokenpowerwheels.jpg.

>hey anon i'm gonna put a laen mower battery in it!

Just... no...

Anyway, descided that the youngsters need hotrods.

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>>1258388
G8 88 M8!
I R8 THIS DEB8 AN 8 OUT OF EIGHT!
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>>1257464

after christmas?
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>>1249506

found your hood ornament
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>>1259886
Yeah, im broke as fuck till new years for several reasons all at one time. Kill me...
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>>1261804
Eeeeeeeeeeeee

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31stYg690Vw
pros and cons edition :3
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>>1261400
Indiana
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test
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>>1261410
Sucks, if you're in texas I could rent you a floor grinder for dirt cheap.
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>>1261398
I'd think there were more lefties here than righties. All of the bunker/prepper threads (bunkerbro excluded) get shit on in short order and the biz board was created exclusively to get the "hur-dur I'm gonna but a businesman" cucks to fuck off.

Meanwhile, we have regular threads for gardens and growing food, recycling, knitting/crochet, homebrewing, and green building alternatives. That's some pretty hippy-dippy shit right there.
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>>1261464
99% of diy are dirty poorfag hippie beta nu-male cuckbois.

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Show me your flashlights
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>>1261029
100% Streamlight Stylus Pro
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All I have is an old beat up incandescent mag lite
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>>1261029
I have a microstream and I love it
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No pic at hand but fenix pd35 tac is pretty great a nd what i usually have
Admittedly i dont always carry it though
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Has anyone ever made their own high powered LED light?

I found this guide:
https://www.diyphotography.net/building-a-crazy-1000w-led-flashlight/

I was thinking of doing similar with 150w LEDs instead, and mounting them within a reflective cup to make it a spot

Wise /diynosaurs, I require your assistance deciding whether or not to purchase pic related.

I have just moments ago stumbled across it in a bric-a-brac type of store.

The exterior looks in very good shape, no dents or cracks etc. Has all knobs and gauges. Vendor assures me the valves inside are good and that the unit powers on.
I am skilled enough to replace most components if needed.

Guy wants 200€. I reckon I could take him down to 150.

Is it worh it?
What would you do with it if you had one? I mean, beyond it's intended purpose of course.

Thanks in advance!
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Self bump. Apologies
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>>1261708
>17:12
>17:19

Calm down, /diy/ is a slow board.
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It's designed for aligning AM radios and if you're not doing that it's only really useful as a voltmeter. You can get much better multimeters and analog oscilloscopes separately for less money.
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>>1261712
Once again, you stellar chaps here on /diy deliver the goods without fail every time.

I know the board can be slow, but I was worried I might miss out on a good deal and/or a fun project.

I've tried to find details on the valves inside, any clue? I have no set idea or use in mind, I enjoy experimentation so do you reckon there is any possible dual/other usage for the valves that might pique my interest. The chasis (casing) itself is awesome as well as the knobs and dials.

If you are able to tell me anything about said valves I would really appreciate it. If there is nothing in particular that is special then the chasis alone isn't a justifiable purchase.

Thanks again and btw, just to state the obvious, I don't intend to do any aligning of antenae, AM or otherwise.
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>>1261744
you want to waste 150euro on cannibalizing a working old device so that you can experiment on unknown vacuum tubes?

why not just figure out what tubes you want and purchase them directly

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Hi /diy/!
I am buying a car soon, it has a limited aftermarket though and it comes with a rear wing spoiler on it that I'm not a large fan of.
Now I'm not gonna claim I know aerodynamics better than the manufacturer, but I'm not a big fan of the designs that are available from the aftermarket either, so I'm thinking of running it without a spoiler until I can fab my own.
Pic related is the style I like, it's called a high lip spoiler.

Anyone got any tips on how to fabricate this and have it look nice and clean?
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>>1261031
Why are you refusing to tell us what car it is?
Are you ashamed?
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>>1261428
People who do this hurt me physically. There's no way even bondoglass is flexible enough to avoid cracking during normal driving.
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>>1261428
Russians do lots of things to cars which are interesting
>and mostly terrible
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>>1261571
wouldn't that just melt/catch fire?
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>>1261626
russia is so cold the cars barely start

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I got one of these shits, a so called "GPS tracker" (that's actually GSM, but that's the product name) and I can't get it to work.

The manual, in barely readable English written by a chink tells me it uses a SIM card that needs to be compatible with 2G network. I asked all around where I live but turns out 2G cards aren't sold anymore, as they're now on 4G. Is it safe to assume it doesn't work because I lack an older card? I want to make sure it's that and not something else I'm doing wrong. Because on the other hand, it only says it needs to be compatible, and it seems intuitive that newer versions of an electronic product should compatible with the older ones.
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>>1261275
>>1261474

I have been here for I don't know for how many years. And I am a hardcore liberal. But I'm smart enough to realize that even if I have some political view others might not.
That's why I don't tell about it here. But as the voices of the extremes do like to keep a ruckus there is an illusion of unity "we are like this" even if it probably isn't so. Remember Occam's razor kids. Or even better, remember Hanlon's razor!
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i feel like this is more /g/ related than /diy/
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>>1261762
I feel like its more OP needed to Google what card other people are using with this product related than /g/ or /diy/ related
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>>1261775
Most negros here don't buy last year's nip technology.
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>>1261524
CHINK!!!!!



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