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Hey /diy/ bros, so I just got a menial job working with a brushcutter, any advice?
And yeah, I know it's bottom tier labor but maybe it will allow me to set my feet in the forestry industry.
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Hey thanks a lot, anon. I have no experience at all operating that tool so all your shared info is highly appreciated.
Even if I'm only doing it for a couple months I really want to mitigate the risk of getting injured.
I work for a landscaping/nursury comapany. Soon as hes out I'm in. He's pushed me as his right hand for years.


Fuck you man I haven't been pushing shit on you. I saw potential in you so I kept you on, paid you well, trained you up and been helping you out in rough times more than I can count.

You want in? Go ahead, get in. You don't gotta wait for me to get out. Just note that I ain't gonna just give you my slice of the pie.

>P.S. I am giving Brian your job when you leave.
Thanks man those were good corrections with substance, way more than the usual 'lel ur wrong'. Op, listen to this dude.

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Concrete, wood, mud, brick?
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how do i into brutalism without full cement?
he's actually right

Either way copper+sand and drywall are very far apart.
If you're a pussy, you'll likely burst into a coughing fit once you hear the building you're in is made out of ferrocement - even if it has multiple layers of drywall and paint between you and it.

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I am trying to make a accurate moon replica , about 6 inch in diameter. Tips?
Also, budget is an issue (broke student)
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*adopt 3 daughters
*use them to steal high tech shrink ray
*use shrink ray to shrink and steal the entire moon
Thanks for the laugh, kek>>1352848
Download free 3D print data for a moon globe, there are plenty.
As for prices in a maker space to print it out. It doesn't have to be expensive if you allow for a rough finish.
>no paint
>no craft styrofoam balls

I suggest begging or the grapefruit idea
Blow a balloon 6in diameter. Dip newspaper 1/2inch strips in flour/water/carpenters glue mix. Apply 2-3 plies, let dry overnight. Print flattenen 3d texture of mun. Stick to dried globe. Brush a layer of sceller.

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What's up /diy/? I just had new windows replaced throughout my house. They were originally wood and were replaced with new vinyl.

My problem is my downstairs windows. They had these really nice wood blinds that I am keeping. The installation crew obviously had to remove the blinds and hardware so they could remove and install the windows. Afterwards, I took one of the brackets that supported the window blinds and the screw holes didn't line up. The new windows are blocking the bracket from pushing back far enough to align the screw holes and put them back where they originally were.

The blinds used to be drilled into the interior wood trim that is still present.There's not enough room to drill new holes in. They will be so close to the old holes that I'm afraid I'll just make 1 large hole that won't support the blinds at all.

Any ideas? The only 2 I can think of is screwing into the vinyl window where my pictures show or epoxying the brackets where I want them. I don't plan on replacing the blinds any time soon. Thanks in advance for any input.
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Sadly, this happened in my old apartment, and given their depth, I had to mount them above the windows.You can get a decorative slat to hide the blinds when they are up. But it never looked as good when they were recessed in the frame.

Good luck anon.
Fill the holes faggot.
Those might be the largest fingers I have ever seen.
drill new holes in the bracket for different location?
Drill new holes into the bracket which align to the old holes on the window.
Blinds are not heavy. Some new holes in an odd place on the bracket won't ruin the load capacity on the bracket. Get some washers while you're at it.

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Went full retard, do I need stitches?
When that flap is lifted you see a good amount of meat but it's not super deep.
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i want to pluck that skin away with tweezers
Can people not read?

Id spray it with some brake clean and maybe tape it up if it kept catching on my pockets or something like that.
>2 ton vehicle = penny sized cut on hand
What? Do you go to hospital every time you get a splinter?

They have an apprenticeship program for inside wireman (election) but I want to do industrial work. Is it a good idea to go this way or is there another better way
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A lineman is an "outside" electrician. Utility poles and towers and downed lines and so forth. Inside electricians do work between the meter and the rest of the building. Its very different work.
I haven’t done it yet. Just seeing what u guys say first. I don’t see why they wouldn’t take me, ive taken calculus in college and have been working since I was 16. Also have some labor experience but not through an official job/company. I’ve seen inside wiremen do work in office building when I used to do security. I’m more concerned about the income difference between industrial and non industrial
If you're white and not a vet you basically have to be an allstar, sorry
I obtained a 2 year renewable energy degree from my states university and was unable to find work. So I became a non-union apprentice and literally started from the bottom as a gopher and full time wire puller. After about 3 years I finally got sick of being treated like complete shit by the journeyman I worked under. I moved to North Dakota and got some of the best industrial experience anybody could ask for during the heart of the oil boom working on everything from gas plants, to rigs, to automation and instrumentation of well pads. I learned a lot Anon.

After about a year and a half I finally got sick of roughing it (Living in a 4 bedroom company trailer with 8 other guys I worked with). I moved back to my home town and joined my local Union.

Great benefits, great representation, even better training and education. The only shitty thing for me was that even with my 2 year electrical college degree, 3 1/2 years of real world experience, and testing into a 4th year union spot, the State still made me start out as a 2nd year.

They put me on working for the hardest fucking Joe in the union because they wanted to pay a lower end apprentice wage but with an apprentice that could run like a journeyman. And I did... we were doing twice the amount of work with half the amount of guys. I stuck it out for a year... I finally decided that I was sick of working my ass of and feeling like I wasn't getting anywhere. So I went into sales...
that or metro. but getting into instrumentation so perhaps not either with refinery pla coming in

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>All in one
>No screen

Kys cuck
i has screen
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t.Stevie Wonder
Fuck off.

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Has any one ever successfully fix one of these plastic trugs?

On handle has split off.

All ideas welcome.
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I like how the water starts spilling out the top

There are some people on this site that are totally useless.

>Hey guys, I have this hammer that I got for $1 at a yard sale. What do?

>Hey guys, my disposable razor is dull. What do?

>Hey guys, I don't throw away my bottle caps. I have, like, 20 of them. What do?

>Hey guys, my chair leg is wobbly and it looks like it needs some wood glue and clamping. What do?
Yeah, because plastic trugs are the epitome of fashion. I head Louis Vuitton are preparing their new line of trugs with swarovski inlays.
they have... a name?

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Stop not wearing your PPE.
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Pic related. Z87+, splash protection, and the dust protection of actual goggles. Room for a dust mask underneath. Only drawback is that the forehead is exposed, but that seems to be to allow a hard hat.
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Pic related now.
Do folks typically use hard hat ear muffs, or settle for ear plugs for comfort/weight?

Picked up a few hard hats and want to drunkenly trick them out b/c I have nothing better to do with my life. Anyone actually put shit on them besides stickers?
i thought i was a ppe stickler but never consider my hearing. i will do better. thank yall
same here, dude, i worked in a steel shop for a while and people refused to wear earplugs, while for me it was literal pain to use a fucking grinder or even an air sander without them.
fuck it hurts now thinking about it

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Currently homeless on the West Coast. Any ideas how to build a hidden campsite in the woods at no cost? I have maybe $3 in change in a sock in my pack.
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use >>>/out/

Anyway, you need at least $100 as a base cost, assuming no car (I'll assume you only have a big backpack and walking sticks). You'll need a knife, or a pair of scissors too.

Bare minimum, get a waterproof tarp, some paracord and preferably PVC pipe to work as poles, though you can luck out if you can do it near a tree. Get a color that matches the landscape, because if someone sees your blue tarp they'll call the cops to evict the squatter on their property. Ideally get a second tarp to serve as a "floor". Get a sleeping bag rated for 20F, and fill a 5 gallon bucket with baking soda (+measuring cup) which will serve as your dry soap storage (keep this dry). Get another bucket and fill it halfway with bleach, this is your toilet (don't just shit nearby, be civil and leave no trace) which you can dump at gas stations. A third and fourth bucket can be your water and food supplies, a sixth bucket can be your wash bucket (wash clothes by hand in it, and washing with a rag or sponge).

That's not really good living but it's good enough to allow someone to blend into society. Normies won't tolerate someone smelling bad near them, dirt will be your #1 enemy as will sweat. Baking soda and water management will be your daily concerns. This is all much easier if you have a car to store it all in or a van to do it all in.
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Also if you have no car but still need to transport six or seven 5-gal buckets, get one of these and a bike cable lock. I'm pretty certain they make versions that hook up to bikes too, if that's the only thing available. Just make sure to get one with thick/wide enough tires to permit offroad travel. And bring a bike tire repair kit no matter what and a spare tire. A lantern probably helps too, but this also requires some sort of electrical charging or fuel.

Yes this costs money. But it's also how it's done.
I always like a 63 cu. ft. refrigerator box because its small and warmer. I had a 93 cu. ft. box once but some home bum climed in one night trying to cuddle so I had to bash his head in with a cinder block then I took his shoes and rolled him into the river....Is that wrong?
* disclaimer post was for entertainment purposes only. Any resemblance to an actual occurrence is purely coincidental

nigga please... all the best homeless people live in shipping containers nowadays...
sticks and leaves
sticks and leaves
>sticks and leaves

find some natural bushes close together. that will make it easier

I naturally have totally hidden places here. the thorn bushes are thick enough to literally take the shirt off your back
and sometimes patches of grass over 6 feet tall but grass is normally more like waist high

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Hi, I can't find any good info on this via Google, and it's nothing to do with the actual mechanism so going to try here before /k/ I need to file down a crossbolt in the stock of a rifle, I have a Dremel but what attachment should I use? It's very hard to get it back in once it comes out so how can I get something that will reach down into the wood stock better without hurting the wood
Bubba nigger, screw or punch it out first.
What exactly is your ultimate goal here?
>I need to file down a crossbolt in the stock of a rifle

Have you tried, you know, an actual file?
To american gun owners, the only tools that exist are dremels, drill presses, and guns.
I have a hand file, but I need to remove about half the metal that's there, which is about 1/4in

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What are these two things I've found? First looks like a small door catch plate but the screws are in the wrong place, second looks like a hook of some kind but with a massive screw hole. First person to correctly identify them gets a prize.

Also stupid questions general.
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Your toaster blew a circuit breaker
you didnt flip the right switch, go back and check
So what, it's got to be replaced now? I thought you just flip the things

Definitely the one. Actually on rechecking, it looks like when it's in the on position there is some power - a radio plugged into that kitchen outlet lights up the display but won't play music
Anyone know what sort of steel those 3/8x10" spikes are made from?
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what is the best application for galvanized pipe? could google but diy is funner

What makes Hilti so much better than Dewalt, Milwaukee, or Makita? They seem a little overpriced and overestimated to me.
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Photocopiers, not printers.
Also pic related.
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Absolute bullshit hilti specialise in huge fucking core drills, absolute last thing you want to use a hammer drill for. So stupid.
fuck off poor fag
>huge fucking core drills, absolute last thing you want to use a hammer drill for
Sure, but what's your point?
Both Hilti and Bosch make both core drills and hammer drills.
All my relatives who are tradesmen have age old hilti tools that still work, no other brands survived for more than five years. That's why.

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Post a better screwdriver

I'll wait
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Warte, Das ist eine Deutscher Orthopaede workbench oder was? Sie sind Barbarians wenn daSS ist.
>Orthopedic technician
Please Anon, don't write in German.
Fuck off maplecunt.
clean and serene. :>)

Has anyone here ever attempted to dye ABS plastic?
I bought a GBA shell and some idye poly with hopes of making a nice custom GBA but that was before i found out that ABS plastic is a pain in the ass to dye.
I got some acetone to try to mix with the dye but the few sources i found that use this method say it could either work perfectly or destroy the shell along with my hopes and dreams.

Any advice?
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>Acquire buttons and dye
>Insert buttons into dye
>Clean buttons thoroughly
>Insert buttons into gameboy

I specifically used iDye Poly which had a benzyl benzoate color intensifier which i believe is what made it actually color the plastic.
Forgot an important step, you want to let it dry over night after washing the dyed plastic with soap and water, and then you'll need to rinse it with 70% isopropyl alcohol until it stops bleeding color which took me about half a bottles worth.

I did it by putting it in an empty bottle and shaking it.
I guess if you enjoy having a console that looks like a cookie
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Good, now get a chink AGS-101 clone screen and adapter so you can actually see shit.
Planning on it, but my local game store sells GBA SP's for $30 so it would be cheaper to get a real AGS 101 screen.

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