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this is either a diy, OR a buyfag request, so spare me your flamage: i'm want a wireless volume control device, for a windows computer. NOT! one that uses keyboard or mouse, because so many proprietary video players (hulu, amazon, netflix, etc) somehow block/take over all the meta keys (alt, control, etc) so things like HotKey and Volumouse don't work in full-screen mode. therefore it must be something outside of those two devices that are already too overloaded.
apparently such a product does not exist though it seems it ought to: i've looked for months, for anything that i could map to this function, no luck.
also, for a quality interface, i want a PHYSICAL FKN KNOB or something, not control-alt-shift-meta-cokebottle on a wireless keyboard just to change the fkn volume.
the diy part is/could be, how to hook a wireless device into the windows audio system, NOT using keyboard/mouse. bluetooth seems awfully complex to hack. wifi doesnt help, because i need access to computers software innards, not available via networking.
in exchange, i give you giant slide rule
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Hey /diy/, advise me.
I have four retired racing greyhounds. Our backyard is fenced and they go out there to do their business. In the winter, when the sun goes lower on the horizon, the porch roof shades the ground where the dogs land when they jump off the porch and enter the grass. As a result when we get rain, it turns into a muddy mess. I put a tarp down to keep them from tracking the mud into the house, but this doesn't let it dry (which takes forever b/c its always shaded). I put in the black drainage pipe last winter and it helps. Before, when it rained the whole area was a mess. Anyhoo, what are some ideas to make this situation better?
tl;dr how to remedy mud in shady spot?
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Long story short, frustration with whether or not I should continue attending college and 'what should I do with my life' has lead me to this question.
Has anyone ever heard of any collectives that focus on autodidacticism?
Basically the closest thing one can get to a free higher-learning education without the degree or the fees, and it'd be a great way to find out what you're actually interested in before blowing all that cash. Also, if you're like me, it's always a great motivator to study in an environment with others who are doing the same.
I only come here once in a blue moon, so if anyone's interested or can enlighten me a bit, hit me up on either:
AIM: pleasurepusscake (preferably)
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I've been trying to get in better shape recently, and I'm curious if you guys have any do it yourself type of things you use to work out. I already have a weight set and a benchpress made out of an old howitzer shell box from the war in Vietnam, but I want something to do pull ups with, boxing bag or whatever they're called, and if you have any ideas, how to simulate running or jogging without a lot of space. I live on a dangerous road and I don't wanna go running out in the freezing rain.
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My ute is a Nissan Navara 1995 with a TD272 engine.
Heres a pic of the inside of the coil, I replaced the brushes already. But didnt get it going.
I tested the continuity of the diodes that are visible, and got three readings, 260, 260, and 230. I am guessing those were the coils and there may be a shorted coil possibly.
A new one is $350, the brushes were $3.50 each. im guessing if the coil is good then I can fix any other part.
anyone care to weigh in on this?
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I'm seeking ideas for some type of knowledge/data product that has a highly-liquid-value (like a market research report or product design that can be emailed, where the value is all represented in the file itself as opposed to something less transferable like a college education), so I can use, for example, that design data to produce something for sale (like a mold) or build a machine that makes items of value on this end (like a molder) using my shop tools.
Basically, if you had between $500-$18k to spend on engineering design, raw data or anything that could be emailed, how would you spend it? Thanks for the brainstorms.