camper shell rear window replacement
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anyway to diy a quick fix to these rear windows?
I see a lot for $100 missing rear window, otherwise theyre like $300+
maybe even keeping the rear window off is like saying "hey, nothing valuable here, move along"
although i will have semi-valuable stuff in there
camp stove, cast-iron pans, clean socks and underwear
a locked up bike, maybe i could keep the bike prominently in the back with the lock clearly visible
i plan on sleeping in the back in oregon during spring
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Just scored a new Dremel 4000 as a anniversary gift. Can't wait to start using this bad boy, but the accessories it came with were pretty limited.
What are your must-have Dremel tool accessories/ bits?
If you like, give me your favorite "really cool, but rarely used" accessory, and your top 5 "desert island, cannot live without" accessories."
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So I've noticed there's an awful lot of home automation talk on this board, but not much self-automation. I'm talking about an on-board computer, and more complex than just a smartphone. I'm currently toying with ideas, but here's the rough of it:
just to rustle your jimmies, a raspberry pi at the center.
because I have it already, a 3-cell li-po battery pack, clocking in at 11.1v, 5 Ah
A camera because I want to take pictures of what I'm seeing, but also because I want to have substantial evidence if I'm ever in a sticky legal situation. (i.e. "i'll tell the cops you raped me")
obviously a microphone as well
a display -- possibly a touchscreen
some vitality sensors, like heart rate, but also blood things like O2 and adrenaline -- need someone with medical expertise to weigh in there.
environmental sensors, so that it can detect if, for example, I'm drowning.
a cell phone transceiver -- just started researching this today, apparently a guy has done it in the UK but it overheats easily. for calls and texts, and MAYBE portable wifi, though I doubt the feasibility.
speakers, or at least a headphone jack
I really want to be able to have it detect when I am in getting mugged or drowning or something and be able to automatically notify the authorities, with location and stuff.
a big part of this is that I don't want to be lugging around a backpack 24/7. I want to attach as much of this as possible to various parts of my body, which leads to my second conundrum: how to attach stuff. I had the idea to make plastic mounts molded to whatever part of my body, which I would then attach with spirit gum or a similar adhesive. this has the added benefit of allowing me to detach sensitive electronics for showering. I was also considering strategically placed piercings, to which I could tether things.
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Hey, /diy/, I'm a budding gardener (get it?) and want to build a grape pergola.
basically I want to have the grape vines climb up the structure and cover the roof and have grapes hanging down. My problem is with the roof. I want to use 2"x4" or 2"x6" on top and am not sure whether I should cut joints into the wood, or just use metal joints. The thing is, I don't have a drill for screws/drilling, or cutting tools to make proper joints.
My tools are:
>hammer & nails
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Not really sure if this belongs on your board or not, but I found this go kart on craigslist for a deal. Got a 6.5hp honda clone motor, but no matter what i do, this thing will not start.
I've been through 2 spark plugs, 2 oil changes, cleaned out all the fuel lines, spark check, checked compression, carb was spotless but cleaned it anyway, and still nothing.
There must be something i'm missing and i'm tired of messing with it, need some advice.
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So I'm short on space, and want to do woodworking. I already acquired a sliding mitre saw, and some hand tools.
I need a table saw for certain things, like cutting a groove for the bottom panel of a draw, but in wondering if I can skip the table saw, and just use a table router for such things? I mean, there's a million different attachments, you can set the height, and I could use it for other things.
If you had to choose between table saw or table router, which would you choose?