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I repurposed an 80s Toyota car seat as my new desk chair and all I'm wondering is why the fuck more people aren't doing this. Comfiest AND cheapest desk chair I've ever had by a huge margin.
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>ancient white brick on the desk
is that the rosetta stone
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I heard of this happening and saw a video of such a thing in extremely cheap Chinese chairs in China as well, because they lacked the steel plate underneath to protect you from such an incident.
put a sheet of steel or something on top of that plywood between you and the hydraulics.
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4chan doesn't republish image metadata because one time metadata accidentally revealed that MH370 was a hoax to get the US into a war in Ukraine.
i'm not seeing what this unnecessarily blurry image proves. the post was made 11 days after the disappearance and manifest was made public. anyone could've posted it.

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They’re the size of a smart car. How are you going to take it home every night. Am I missing something?
Quit smoking already. Haven’t had a cigarette in probably 18 years and at this point, it sounds as pleasant as a dirty penis.
a bunch of unorganized SAE crap worth maybe $1k in a hobo freight box.. im so jealous
>it's also the returns.
>pay 4X the markup
>half the tools are rebrands
>but but but muh returns, never mind that a fuckton of hand tool brands have the same policy
>but but but convenience of the tool truck that comes once a week instead of getting the tools the part supplier sells and delivers twice a day every day
>SAE crap
NOOOOO this doesn't fit my ISO standard goycart, it's worthless!!!!!
Also everything snap-on in there is at least 25 years old, the big wrench is vintage and about $1 at a yard sale and won’t be warrantied on any truck
I'd be buying it to keep at home, in my own shop.

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I will be posting a video of miku talking soon ;)
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Typo. Uroboviz not robobviz.
This hurt to read. Lesson on why to beat your kids, and keep them away from the internet.
Whatever happened to that Sarah doll guy?
I just found out sex bots are banned in most first world countries...
Good for them.

What are the best chemicals for breaking down shit that's stuck to dirty kitchen equipment? Dishwashing liquid is inferior. There must be better shit out there. I actually talked with my coworker a while ago about introducing acetone to the kitchen for cleaning certain shit. I fucking hate scrubbing shit for literal hours. I lift weights, and this is really fucking with my gains, since I end up staying sore in my right arm. I don't always have time to let shit soak in dishwashing liquid, and even then, it doesn't work all that great. It helps to make certain shit easier to scrub off with steel wool, but there's usually still some gunk that's really baked into the kitchen equipment. This is a major kitchen that serves between 150 to 300 people each day for at least two days out of the week. I don't have time to take things slow, because my boss and coworker would kill me.
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If you work in a kitchen, any of your regular suppliers for cleaning supplies, packaging or whatever will have in their inventory something resembling heavy-duty degreaser, for cleaning ovens, deep frying equipment and such. Most of them are simply a solution of potassium hydroxide, sometimes with foaming or gelling agents (makes it sticky so it has more time to act on the thing you want to clean instead of dripping off.) I'd guess these would also be enough to circumvent bans like >>2785437

Straight solution is most useful though imo, and dirt cheap.

Quick googling tells me lye has historically been used to refer both to sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) or potassium hydoxide (caustic potash) so he's not wrong. Interesting.
Forgot to mention - where I live (Western Europe) there's no difficulty in finding potassium hydroxide online or in brick and mortar shops, either from lab chemical places, or craft soap makers (more common than you might think.)
Compressed air is glorious for power and blowing out shit. Kitchens are workshops for food and every shop should have air.
>I don't always have time to let shit soak in dishwashing liquid, and even then, it doesn't work all that great.
When you do have time, I'd recommend baking soda.

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Gotta take down a whole shit load of trees on my first (and only, but I’m proud of it) property. Probably close to 50 trees across 10 acres.
How many new trees do I need to plant to offset my destruction? 5 for every one tree taken down? 10?
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Alternative woodland management strategies...

Not sure I trust them
>Implying helicopters arent the coolest fucking thing in the world.
It's hightime we all joined forces with the magical helicoptor alliance
>I'm trying to figure out how much of my carbon footprint I have since I am about to fell 50 trees.
you shouldn't be running equipment or using tools required to fell trees if you're this retarded, it's just basic safety
>What should I do with a giant pile of cottonwood trunks?
I've heard that the bark sells pretty well to arts & crafts people online. If it's in decent condition still you should look into this. source: a local guy and his son sell the bark to americans online and make pretty good money off something that is otherwise only waste to burn
Holy shit anon, I read somewhere that the bark was good for carving, but didn't figure there was actually a market for it. Looked on e-bay and sure as shit, people actually sell the bark.

Might have to see if it is worth it to pack some in a flat rate box and sell it.

I have used it as a mulch around bushes and trees before. We just broke up chunks with hammers and then covered the ground with it. Pretty much keeps weeds from growing where it lays if you get it layered thick enough.

I even started making a wedge style chunker out of a gearbox like I saw some gassifier people using on youtube in order to chunk up longer strips of bark, but I never got around to finishing it.

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should i get a stilhl knockoff 36" chainsaw?

Which one shoud i get? thinking the farmac that project farm reviewed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqSxYlfNP6Y

ill mainly use it for cookie cutting and stump quartering

leaning towards the 42" cause why not
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i have one i put together from a kit in about 2015. the chinks obviously copied a millbilly hot rodded 066. the muffler was gutted and ported. the jug headspace was so tight i had to use the base gasket, so it's got wicked compression. the chink decompression valves leak. either plug the hole or buy a real stihl one. i had no trouble getting it tuned in with the stock carb. they need 25:1 mix and are picky about running different if your mix changes between batches
that said, an 066 is not a beginner saw. if you've never run a saw, for gods sake, go buy a ms250 with a 16 or 18 bar and run about 10 cords of wood before tearing loose with a big falling saw
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yeah i have a ms271 20" 81link
its awesome and my go too
this le huge 42" will be for simple up down cuts quartering stumps not felling (unless i have to use it caues the tree is to big) i don't like to mess with giant trees adnd dont have too many on my property
gonna spring for the 42 cause i dont see why not, maybe 36 is better if you are planning to fell with it or do fancy cuts
ill report back if thread still up
archer chains are the best bargain. stihl rs have gotten outrageous and the last couple oregon chains i had spun up were soft junk. you want skip chain for sure on anything over 20"
Unless you are milling or a giant you don't need more than a 24" bar. Get an Echo CS-620P and put a 24" Sugihara bar on it.

I used to sell the Chinese saws, they are crap.
>not felling (unless i have to use it caues the tree is to big)
you're going to end up killing yourself

Disclaimer: i’m not planning to do anything of this. I don’t suggest trying any of this stuff without proper guidance ,knowledge and preventive measures.

Main questions:
is it possible to make a safe, small scale reactor capable of providing energy for a medium class home? How much would be it’s price ?
How much knowledge would be needed to handle such a device? Would a housewife be able to handle it with newly developed technologies?

And if an accident happened:
How large would be the area of effect?
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eat scheisse, hans
>hospital saves you from heart failure
>gives you lung cancer instead
They're betavoltaics and stopped by shielding nuilt into the pacemaker.

They also make fuck all current. Someone asked the last time beta voltaic were in the news and you'd need like 150k $ worth of them to run a cellphone and it'd be a giant brick.
>like this guy (I don't remember the name, sorry) who brought a shit tone of smoke detectors to extract the radon to use as fuel.
He's dead.
David Hahn? Oh yeah he died 2016, age 39, from drug and alcohol use.
>was paranoid about people who he claimed "had the ability to 'shock' his genitals with their minds"
It's like another Terry Davis story.

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This is a project to build rural villages out of spare resources and volunteer labor. They function as open art colonies, music venues, public workshops, gathering places, community gardens, places of free education, and whatever other purpose each village decides. Like the parable of rock soup, each place, and this project, is started from nothing, and comes together as collaborators offer what they can give freely.

Carpenters, musicians, farmhands, architects, sculptors, etc…anyone with expertise, as well as resources: spare wood, tools, electrical equipment, art supplies…all are welcome ingredients in every stew. The biggest hurdle is for someone to contribute a plot of land, for if all of this comes pro bono, then a village for all, a canvas of experience, a modern day forum, can come together without the handling of money corrupting the core concept…

I am currently somewhere similar and it has all that life needs, and it is very free. All that I can think about while I’m here is that there must be more places like this. All of the people love it here because it is not about money, but it is neither about ideology. It is just a place that people are allowed to be human beings.

Every village created with this project can be completely unique, yet each shares the trait in that it is like an open home, and with that comes the law of respect and common sense. The rest can be solved on a case by case basis (see: common sense). A blend of artists and people that actually know how to make things…this creates a good ambiance with as well the productivity. Those who don’t know what they are can help around and find out.

In essence, it is a DIY life, but with the common goal of a place for the people emerging out of all of the pieces that are contributed…the soup emerging from the ingredients brought by all the neighbors.
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> beautyXZ

100% schizoposting.

I do have love in my soul for yours. That's why i say to go get help before you hurt yourself or others
I have five acres in Lake County Oregon near Christmas Valley. I was actually thinking about this too.
The parable of rock soup sounds like venture capitalism.

>be you
>have nothing to offer to the world
>make shitty soup
>hype up its value
>Get ppl to invest actual value
>reap the rewards of living

Well... if you look at the story, you'll noticed the main character began with a pot, stone and a bunch of low iq subhumans who can be tricked into thinking a stone added flavour.

What you're looking for is in Africa. There are tons of organizations building communities, using middle class uni students for free labour "too help poor little africa develop :'( " building rammed earth homes for the families and a polebarn as a school teaching African children the ability to read, write and do basic math while the parents have more time to work the fields. What you don't know, is the sole purpose for these communities is to provide cheap manual labour for the owners of the surrounding farms.

The stone soup story should have ended with the soup just being a lure to group up all the villagers into one pile, making it easier for a single drone strike to take them all out at once so the invading country to extract the oil underneath the village without any retaliation from the local community.
OP trying to make a junkie tent shantytown in the park in the city

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I recently had a locksmith come to my house to open an older gun safe that I had and forgot the combination to. He drilled a small hole about 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch wide through the door and unlocked it with a borescope. Nothing of particular interest was inside, but now I have a nice safe with hole on the door next to the dial.

Is there anyway I can patch up or remedy the hole to at least make it look like nothing happened to it? I was thinking some kind of industrial putty and maybe smoothing over it before repainting.
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I'm not so worried about the security of it since I don't plan on using it as an actual safe, I'd rather use it as a decorative piece in my living room. I was planning on using the door as a coffee table.
Just strip the paint, get the hole welded shut, and repaint. Take a picture if you wanna copy the old look.
/shit thread
Is it that burgundy color like your OP pic? If so start by finding a matching paint color.

Then if you can access the back side of the door where the hole is and there isn't anything in the way you could take a piece of sheet metal and JB weld it to the back side of the door. Then a bit more on the front side to fill up the hole to level it out with the rest of the surface.

If the safe is like the one pictured, then it will have a grained textured surface to it. I have had good luck matching grain textures on things by Laying the surface flat, and putting the JB weld onto it until it is even, then wadding up a napkin or paper towel and blotting at it to give it a texture. You might have to wait until the JB weld starts to set up a bit so that it doesn't flow back flat again after you blot at it.

They also make graining patterns you can buy to mimic different textures.

>/shit thread

Better than most on here.

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Post what you've acquired recently and why little paypiggies
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Oh and the other way around, I fucking sheared off the square under real mild torque with a ratchet on a HF 1/2” impact wobble extension. It was one of the things that made me realize HF’s return policy is bullshit when they wanted me to return the whole 4pc set, and I would rather spend the $12 or whatever on a new set than drive home and search for the other 3 extensions.

Anyway, it could be HF’s dogshit tools, but it could also be that those impact extensions really don’t like the torque of hand tools, they’re soft and the square peeled off right at the thin point of the wobble surprisingly easily.
harbor freight got them 18" magnetic tool rail things, which are only magnetic on one side and you're supposed to screw them to the wall right? they got them for sale for $1.90 right now, regularly $4.99, I bought 10 of the fuckers and just zip tied them back to back to stick em to my tool boxes
i just broke in my new Husqvarna 460 Rancher yesterday. Only PPE I got to go with it was a pack of ear plugs, a pair of those cheap ass leather work gloves, and the same fucking sunglasses i've been wearing for the past year. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't slightly intimidated by it. as a side question, does anyone know if Craftsman bars/chains are interchangeable with husqvarna chainsaws? I've got a smaller, crappier electric craftsman saw, but the bar and chain is more than enough for light work like limbing
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Oh shit, not good
I severely overestimated my tool carts capacity/underestimated the foot print of all the sockets I ordered. I managed to get everything in but my box is pretty much full now. It's one of those harbor freight 5 drawer mechanic carts. I'm starting to wonder if I should upgrade to a proper cabinet style toolbox and try to sell the cart, fuck me bud the slope was slippery indeed

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hi /diy/
I was trying to turn a gourd into a water bottle but as I was trying to break the dried out pulp remaining inside of it, it cracked and broke a piece. I tried to put it back on with some superglue and will sand the differences later, but would it still be safe to use as a water bottle after I seal the insides of it with beeswax? will the superglue melt when it comes into contact with the melted beeswax as I coat it? what should I do?
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Gourds have been used as water containers for millenia. Had it not been broken, a properly wax sealed gourd would honestly be more trustworthy than your average lead-loaded Stanley cup

All of the packaging info are related to the liquid state of the glue, immediately after applying, with no info on wether its safe after drying out. The beeswax will coat it completely anyway, my doubt is wether or not it will mix with the melted beeswax as I'm coating it from inside.
You gonna larp as a cowboy or something?
yeah wanna join
looks like normal cyanoacrylate glue. as long as it's thoroughly dried it shouldn't melt at beeswax temps or cause any food safety concerns. Similar glue is used to close small surgical incisions, actually.
Thank you!!

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Looking to get into school to gain a degree in CS but figured that until I have enough money saved up to enter school, I can do the learning (via textbooks) now to prep me for later, so I am wondering;
>1.) Any CS Major or Graduate, what or how would you modify this map?
>2.) Most importantly, I am seeking good college text books that covers these blocks of learning
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is whatever you wrote down for compilers the dragon book? quick lesson, no one in cs calls any book by its actual name. Next thing you're gonna need is the wizard book and k&r
Honestly OP the industry is fucked so proceed with caution. Even if you know your shit it's hard to get your foot in the door with employers. I know several guys who have obtained their degrees, and they're currently applying to hundreds of positions with no reply. If you go into any career thread on /g/ only 10% of the posts will be about actively working people, the rest are venting about job applications.
I've seen the progression of desperation throughout my college years and when I was a senior, there were mobs of people in line for a chance to speak to recruiters at job fairs. I suppose it IS still possible because I did manage to get a job, but you really gotta spend a lot of time working on job interview shit. It is probably just as essential as knowing how to code nowadays.
Sorry, I don't have any advice to avoid this. There are forces at work destroying the middle class. Do your research before committing to this path.

>also the whole point of going to school is to learn the theory
This is untrue just because of the state of the industry. Having a CS degree is as essential as having a pulse. You could maybe get away with no degree if your dad is the owner of the company.
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>This melinated gentleman asking for academia advise on a tujikistani moat building forum
Here you go my autistic child:

Many schools have their courses for free online.
>verification not required
>Looking to get into school to gain a degree in CS but figured that until I have enough money saved up to enter school, I can do the learning (via textbooks) now to prep me for later, so I am wondering;
>>1.) Any CS Major or Graduate, what or how would you modify this map?
I studied comp sci and also medicine.

I see a chart like this and I think to myself "wow this is a notably organized person wanting to go into a legendarily disorganized field" -- you sure you don't want to do medicine or get a Phd in some science? Ignoring the academics seems like it would suit your personality better.

You seem a super organized person and computer science nerds, we're a very very disorganized folk. Your competition in these classes aren't planning every next step, they're probably not even planning the next week or even day, but what they love to do is sit in the basement and code all day. Your competition is probably coding right now, not to out-compete you, not to be the best, they just love writing assembly games for the Atari 2600 as a hobby, and that level of joy and intensity inadvertently makes them the best.

Or, go into a field where your immense organization skills, themselves, make you the best.

Food for thought, do as you will.


What type of connector has a 1mm diameter pin?
I want to be able to connect these things with a female socket of some kind. The pin pitch doesnt have to match this (10mm), I'll just use two single sockets.
But none of the socket types I know of accept 1mm pins.
Amphenol sc000146
definately not ideal, also a little difficult to obtain, but thanks for the suggestion.

Is there even a way to search by pin diameter? Any time i try i get 1mm pitch results instead.
could you restate your question, because clearly I misunderstood it
You didnt misunderstand, but you are (presumably) american, so you assume its practical for someone on the other side of the planet to pay freight from the usual companies you are searching here.
Searching fitting manufacturers where i live isnt this convenient afaik, mostly i'd need to examine pdf based stock lists with virtually no description and then send individual pricing requests for large batches.... or search aliexpress which always assumes 1mm is pitch.
However if you tell me the site you used there it would be very helpful for knowing the proper names for those types of connectors, which would help me to find them from a distributor more local.
and just like that a random aliexpress suggestion is exactly the keywords i need
DTM 1.0mm


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Is there anyway how to get Solidworks for free? Solid Edge has free license for hobbyists but I would like Solidworks since its more popular.
I dont want to pirate it unless its only option.
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I had this happen to me.
Never used 3d cad but had to design a rd shield for a pcb I was making.
Downloaded solidworks from a torrent, installed it, found it too complicated for a beginner so closed it and did what I needed with some freeware shit.

Few weeks later the owner of the company got an email from siemens saying a computer in the company was running a pirated version of their software. They wanted like €2000 or something for a licence but the owner decided to argue with them and they came down on him.
Of course the torrent I downloaded was the full version with every add on you can think of so they came back to him looking for like 30k.
Week or two later I got a new job and left
Im getting stressed just looking at that thing trying to think how am i supposed to machine that thing on 3 axis cnc and what to say and how to complain on time
1 op, 2 rotations,

First top, profile circle, drill holes , profile lower shelf, hog out with an insert em in steps, finish with a finish em p decent stick out

Rotate towards solid jaw, new origin , profile rounded corner and support fin, rotate towards solid jaw again profile other round side and fin or just pop her in a fixture where you cut out a relief for the part
Why is it machine shop owners are always cheap pieces of shit,

Last week the owner of my shop, bitched about how I did a crappy job programming a part . I just hit page up twice so that he could see his own name under the setup notes denoting that he wrote that shit not me

Then he just went “oh, we’ll do better when making parts think about how you can make them better” and walked off

Then bitched that I was watching the machine while proofing it rather than sweeeping or wiping random
Shit down
>you will need a seperate computer without a modem to effectively use high dollar pirated software. you will never prevent it from phoning home if it wants to.
exactly, I only run unpirated software or linux on most machines.

You want to pirate, not only run on separate machine for muh "no phone home" there is also an aspect of "no phone to trojan HQ". Not saying that all pirated software is trojan'ed, but if say 0.5% of it is and you got a lot of stuff, probably you're gonna get trojaned. Heck even vanilla linux some guy tried to trojan with the .xz exploit recently

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Welcome to /pjg/, the general discussion thread for piss jugs. What is the status of your piss jug now?
>Piss jugs accumulating?
Find uses for old urine in this thread. Stories welcome.

Piss Jug FAQ

Why use a piss jug?
>It does WONDERS for my sleep, as opposed to getting up and walking out to the bathroom.

What is the chemical formula?
>Human urine consists primarily of water (91% to 96%), with organic solutes including urea, creatinine, uric acid, and trace amounts of enzymes, carbohydrates, hormones, fatty acids, pigments, and mucins, and inorganic ions such as sodium (Na+), potassium (K+), chloride (Cl-), magnesium (Mg2+), calcium (Ca2+), ammonium (NH4+), sulfates (SO42-), and phosphates (e.g., PO43-).

Why does piss have a suffocating odor?
>When the body breaks down proteins for energy, it releases fixed nitrogen that has to be dealt with. The body turns it into urea and excretes it. Urea and water form an equilibrium reaction with CO2 and ammonia. "CO(NH2)2 + H2O <--> 2NH3 + CO2" Therefore, when urea is dissolved in water it slowly converts to ammonia, giving piss its suffocating odor.

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You are cringe
I didn't read properly and added 3 parts piss to 1 part water, and used old piss that was at least sealed the whole time i guess
>no, in physiological conditions there shouldnt be any or very little.
this is true but it's not sterile AND presumably the bottle itself may not be sterile i.e yeast. we brew many things (sourdough, saison beer) from the yeast just floating in the air that happens to land in your brew. I believe wine is also made this way (i.e. yeast for wine comes from grapeskins)

What concerns me about this story is not the sterility, though, it's what was the yeasts feeding on. When you make wine or beer or whatever... it's sugar that they feed on, of one form or another. Presumably there is sugar in the urine, which "sugar in the urine" in the Latin language is the word "Diabeetus". Food for thought.

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