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No. 109927 ID: a8dbe2 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
  I just wanted to take a minute and thank this community for everything. Honestly, OPchan has been pretty important in my life since its inception. I discovered 4chan in 2006, migrated to OPchan in 2008 and at the time, it was pretty much my only tool to communicate to people in the outside world about my interests. Mainly because this was a time in my life where I was still being isolated and abused.

I know it may sound weird now, but I looked up to the more well adjusted members (and not so well adjusted lol) and would read their stories and how they responded to situations as a lesson for how I should. I was so maladjusted I was looking for the smallest cues to learn from. It was something to start off.

When I threw myself into the world and had no idea where to start at all, you guys were there to show me where to start.

You were there to listen to my heavily redacted emotional breakdowns. You were there to provide good solutions and support. You were a balance. On one side of the scale, the Twilight Zone meets The Hills Have Eyes meets It's Always Sunny that was my life. On the other side of the scale, hope for some sense of normalcy and happiness.

I've never loved myself, in fact most of my life I actively made myself suffer because I felt and believed I didn't deserve happiness, love, affection, or anything really. Plus I believed it builds character. I just focused on bare bones survival, really. It's not a good life.

I don't believe that anymore. I still feel it unfortunately, but I've been working hard at eradicating that feeling. I've been pushing myself to do new things, meet new people and just become well rounded. When people offer to do nice things for me or want me to join in on the fun, I fight the urge to run away and end up having an amazing time.

I'm sorry for rambling, it's just that my life is starting to pick up and is going good right now. I just really wanted to take a moment to tell you all how much I appreciate you. Seriously, my life would have been a much more tragic story had I not had a balance and that situation were to take its natural course.

<3 you guys.
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>> No. 109973 ID: b9d231
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109973
The beard is nice and all, but we all know mustache is where it's at.

True operator tier.
>> No. 109974 ID: 19518e
>>109973
YER MOU-STASHE IS GROWIN BEYON' THE CORNERS O' YER MOUTH!

POH LEES DAT MOU-STASHE!

Jokes aside I'm glad you're doing good, man.
>> No. 109984 ID: eb1009
>>109974
Hitler stache is reg. (I didn't get a pic of that)

Yeah, things are really starting to pick up for me. Had a date last night with a 100% convincing trap. Went good.

And I'm setting up a date with a guy that's so good looking that all my female friends are mad. Hopefully personality is good.
>> No. 109985 ID: 19518e
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>>109984
The hotter they are, the likelier they are to be batshit, so tread lightly.

Good luck, and if you do happen to land on one that's remotely sane, goddamn fuck you better smash that shit like it's my nipponjin Locon doujinski goodness.
>> No. 109986 ID: a8dbe2
>>109985
She seemed surprisingly chill, but that was a first date. Will wait for judgement. But HNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGG BECKY LEMME SMASH


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109921 No. 109921 ID: 74540e hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I own a io ak and a dog
how fucked am i?
>> No. 109925 ID: ad8094
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109925
Keep an eye on the front trunnion and rear of the receiver for cracking, as long you aren't doing anything illegal your dog should be fine.
>> No. 109933 ID: bc78c2
>>109921
>io ak
Inter Ordnance?

What's the problem?
>> No. 109983 ID: eb2308
>>109933
Everything.

>>109921
200% fucked, let us know what breaks first of that piece of shit.


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109915 No. 109915 ID: ad8094 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Want to pick everyone's brain and see what's everyone opinion

Scenario:
> in a closed field with light concealment (bushes or thin walls)
> your clone is your target (exact clone so knows your way of thinking and skill level)
> weapon of choice - a stock pump action shotgun of your choice or a stock semi-auto 9mm pistol
> Your clone get the weapon you didn't pick
> with as much ammo as you can carry at the starting point


Starting point you don't see each other, only info you know is what weapon they are using and they are in the area.

What would you pick as your weapon and why?
>> No. 109918 ID: 7e33e7
>>109915

I send the trolley over the single person, saving the three people.
>> No. 109919 ID: 19518e
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>>109915
Shotgun and ammo would be 75% buckshot 25% slugs. Then we'd both walk out in the open in view of each other, and look for who cloned us 'cause he's got answers to our questions. Maybe get a beer after or something.

>>109918
>pic
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>>109918
>>109919
>> No. 109926 ID: ad8094
  >>109918
Answer to trolley question is always multi-track drifting


>>109915
The question sounded better in my head :(
>> No. 109937 ID: 49e1e2
>>109915
Easy peasy. Id give my clone the shotgun and take the pistol.

Im shit with shotguns historically


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109612 No. 109612 ID: 6fd5a1 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
>master bath toilet has been having increasingly bad time flushing, the flapper has been leaky, and the float has a tendency to get stuck
>buy new fill valve
>only one at local hardware store is a "Quiet Fill", comes with new flapper
>install -> get covered in rust/bacteria (have high levels of iron and manganese in my well water)
>slowest fill valve ever, BUT it is fucking silent
>water still leaks by flapper but not as much
>really look at the flush valve assy
>tiny ass hair crack in it
>buy new flush valve kit at HD after class today
>be dumb ass and think a "complete" kit has all of the things in it
>does not have tank-to-toilet gasket or tank mounting hardware
>old shit is crumbly upon disassembly
>local hard ware store is closed

All because I didn't read the list of things included...Should have just gotten the dual flush valve but I didn't want to lose the fancy handle my toilet has.
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>> No. 109889 ID: 6fc094
>>109886
>>109887
stick a pressure washer or a high pressure, high volume hose in there and blast it with piss

>>109888
yep, that's a transformer
check'd
>> No. 109891 ID: 13f512
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>>109889

>yep, that's a transformer

It's dead, Jim.
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>>109891
Blow it up. To make sure.
>> No. 109909 ID: bd9907
>>109889
Considering that I'd be working from the uphill end of the pipe, I'd potentially be blasting it with water and then trying to wet vac it back out or something. I haven't even been able to find the downhill end of the pipe. We had a quick thunderstorm last evening, and there isn't standing water in the hole I dug, so maybe it's magicking itself back to working.
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>>109909
Nope. Still just as clogged as it had been.

Neighbor lady's son-in-law pointed out this small hole in the bank of the creek and said that's where the pipe comes out. However, I dug it out a good foot and a half to two feet into the hillside and found no trace of pipe. So either he's wrong or it rusted away to literally nothing.

Supposedly, the county screwed up the creek when they put in a sewage line crossing the creek, through the path of the water, causing the level of the creek to rise a good foot or two, allowing the creek to block the exit of the drain pipe with mud.

I think it would be feasible to cut a ditch from about half to two-thirds the way from the wall to the creek, and just tear that section of pipe out and have the rest of it empty into the ditch. This should keep the end of the remaining pipe above the level of the creek. However, neighbor lady's daughter was having none of it. (Neighbor lady is 81, so not making many decisions for herself.) This situation has been going on forever, and they've basically just accepted it.

Supposedly, the family knows everyone in the county courthouse and several members are taskmasters (?) in some unintelligible local organization. So hooray there.

Son-in-law did confirm my suspicions that the basement flooding and the water that flows through the garage are the results of groundwater. Not sure if we could put in a pipe to try and collect it and direct it elsewhere, or how expensive doing that would be.


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108866 No. 108866 ID: fa8f7d hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
manpads should be legal
isis has them.
what if isis attacks me?
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IR selfie.
>> No. 109348 ID: 631970
>>109304
Yep, this is also why when you see a person dicking around with a thermal camera/lens/scope on youtoob or some such you'll see reflections of the person in their windows and shit.
>> No. 109857 ID: b70387
  Zoltan Danis presentation on the 1999 F-117A shootdown, with English subtitles courtesy of a Serb on 8ch/k/.
https://8ch.net/k/res/493071.html


Predavanje Zoltana Danija o obaranju aviona F-117A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvgyiFCoG0U
>> No. 109858 ID: 4d2c2c
>>109857
tl;dw: Air Force repeatedly sends aircraft down the same goddamn corridor every mission, Serbs use a IR camera to see when one is coming and then do basic math to find the intersection of two objects of unchanged velocity to volley fire SA-3s into the air until one of them gets close enough to trigger the proximity fuse.
>> No. 109860 ID: 813f6b
>>109304

It can still be useful to have an idea on which parts of an engine are heating up faster than the surrounding parts. (and i'm obviously not talking of the cylinders)
That way you have some idea where the loss/inefficiency in the system is.

Obviously not a solves-all solution, but it can help you get situated.


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  here is the boss of the NRA defending our paid russian shill president from the evil mainstream media. what has chump done for gun rights so far? nothing. whats he going to do? nothing. why is the NRA shilling for him? as they as corrupt as he is?
the NRA openly shilling for a known foreign pawn, thats what constitutes patriotism to them? and you expect these people to be your barrier between the bill of rights and tyranny?
save the AWB expiration, there was no progress of gun rights during the bush years either & for the same reason.
when can we finally start holding the Republican's feet to the fire on gun laws and get some real progress? it seems like its going to take the elimination of the NRA for that to ever happen
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>> No. 109825 ID: d5e538
the republicans are doing tons of things for gun owners, your NRA donations are well spent. remember that silencer thing? yeah it got dropped because paul ryan's tax laws take precedent after the president's healthcare bill, but it was still something.
>> No. 109835 ID: da39fa
>>109825
I hope that guy who ordered a few hundred thousand dollars worth of suppressors for his gun shop who was 100% convinced it WOULD pass and he was gonna make a shitload of money selling suppressors isn't feeling burnt.
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>>109835
Probably feeling like all those gun store owners who ordered massive stocks of ARs right before the election because they thought Hitlery would win and they'd make metric asstons of money, loads of it.

Now they are sitting on stock nobody is really buying and what little they are selling they aren't making much profit on.

http://www.pressherald.com/2017/03/05/sales-of-guns-and-ammunition-plummet-since-trumps-election/
>> No. 109841 ID: 808c6e
the sad part of this that guns are one thing that the whole republican party agrees on and could pass quickly with the help of the few reliably pro gun democrats. all that other tax & healthcare shit isn't going to go anywhere.

>>109836
it used to be that some gun owners were upset with the NRA for being too pro-industry & not an actual gun owners rights organization (which is total bullshit, sometimes supporting the owners requires supporting the industry, life is complicated especially byzanitne to the mandarinth power DC politics)
now they're complaining that the industry isn't getting enough support? you can't have it both ways. part of why the NRA isn't as effective as it could be is lack of grassroots support, they really need you to reach out to your dudes & ask for legalized 20mm shit, lower fees, full auto, etc. or whatever the fuck it is you want changed. just paying the fee doesn't buy all that much in terms of the amount of cocaine & hookers required to make something happen in washington, they need further assistance.
>> No. 109852 ID: e266a3
>>109825
>>109835
>>109836
Did the Hearing Protection Act actually get dropped? I mean, it's not a priority, and even if it were, the odds still aren't great, but it's still a work in progress.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/367

http://www.guns.com/2017/05/04/hearing-protection-act-on-the-move-but-facing-uphill-struggle-video/


No. 107481 ID: 0adaa6 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
  i just wanted to say holy fuck this kid is still doing this even though he is a man now, i remember laughing at his videos 6 fucking years ago......... i have so many questions....... ow is he not in a mental institute? it looks like he is living off donations people give him for his you tube channel.......
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>>107482
.......all of the fucking holes in the garage door
>> No. 107486 ID: 69e2e0
I fucking love that fat sword idiot.

>"voltrons weapons bird" still makes me laugh.
>> No. 107487 ID: 69e2e0
I fucking love that fat sword idiot.

>"voltrons weapons bird" still makes me laugh.
>> No. 109839 ID: aadd02
  Origin story
>> No. 109845 ID: 1bf400
>>109839
why i love serds....


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109202 No. 109202 ID: efeb68 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
This is where I'm going to dump all my shit
>pic is a tree shaped stamp
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>> No. 109770 ID: fd0bc4
>>109767

Depends. If it's an obvious user error, duh. But if the problem lies with flawed tempering or such, it's the maker. I've agreed to refund or fix any structural problems that occur within six months of delivery, but so far never had to do that.

I've only done practice weapons for clients so far, so I can make some parts slightly more idiot proof. Not quite comfortable enough with my skill level to sell sharp swords to people yet.

Most of the time I've only made hilts anyway, separately bought blades are relatively cheap and there's always someone who wants to be different.
>> No. 109781 ID: 813f6b
>>109770

What if a blade were to fail during normal use, and it's clearly your fault. Would you be liable for whatever personal damage occurs? (like the blade goes *SPROING* and takes out someone's eye)
>> No. 109782 ID: fd0bc4
>>109781

Tricky question. Most HEMA clubs teach the importance of the salute before doing anything during a session. It's more than just a greeting though; it's an aknowledgement that we're dealing with things that hurt and kill people, and a pre-emptive apology for any actual damage that might be caused unintentionally. If that's followed to the letter, that would release me from responsibility. Were that to happen for real, I would do what's in my ability to help the victim.

Of course, living in a country with free healthcare helps a lot with that conviction, but it's more a matter of professional pride.
>> No. 109783 ID: 56190f
  If the product you made is in a "defective condition unreasonably dangerous to the user or consumer," you can be liable under the rules of negligence or strict liability.
http://injury.findlaw.com/product-liability/proving-fault-in-a-product-liability-case.html
I remember seeing an episode of Tosh.0 where they were chopping things with a Cold Steel great sword and the 5-foot blade broke away from the handle and almost hit the cameraman.
Cold Steel - Two Handed Great Sword https://youtu.be/I0S3cjd-emk
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109803
Shitty hatchet.


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109625 No. 109625 ID: 7b8d3f hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Any of you fucks want a knife, specifically this knife that I'm currently working on? If so post your interest and an email address I can contact you with.

I'll the drawing open for a week or two depending on the interest and then use this http://www.miniwebtool.com/random-picker/ to decide the winner. The knife should be completely finished by tomorrow or the day after or whenever I feel like it really, but I'll have additional pictures up before the end of the contest.
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>> No. 109739 ID: 6e292d
>>109738
I have a shitty one, but I'm thinking of makin one.
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109761
Sweet, my letter opener arrived! Promptly used it to open a box that I got at the same time.
>> No. 109762 ID: 8c968b
By the way. This all looks like fun so I think that I will make myself one of those coffee can forges. Already drew up a rough sketch of the burner. Going to try and bust it out at work tomorrow. Need to get a coffee can though.
>> No. 109763 ID: 6e292d
>>109762
I'd aim for something slightly bigger. Those coffee can forges can't put out a ton of heat. I'd try to copy one of these. https://www.nctoolco.com/Whisper-Daddy-Four-Burner-Gas-Forge_p_38.html
>> No. 109798 ID: b6523d
>>109738
I was curious about how that thing was driven, and a RIS turned up this:
http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/shop-tools/545417-plans-building-your-own-belt-sander.html


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109740 No. 109740 ID: 09a04c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Pic related. Not the one I'm taking home at the end of the week but same model 206RB-5

Boss is selling me a brand new sewing machine w/table & motor for $300. Thing is only 2 years old but never got used much due to her not liking the PWM motor (as opposed to a clutch type motor on her old machines). I can sew on it just fine so I'm getting it and getting it cheap.

First thing will be me making myself curtains and a messenger bag. After that I want to start making one off waxed canvas custom bags.

Kinda want to know what people here might be interested in. I'm assuming rifle bags are a given but I wouldn't mind some other ideas. Keep in mind the 206RB-5 is a medium duty machine. It doesn't handle light clothing fabrics well and it can't do leather all the time (a Pfaff 545 or a Singer 7-31 would be more suited for that). It does the middle of the road canvas and semi-thick webbing.
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109747
if you're going to make curtains then you'd better also think about getting a dog
>> No. 109750 ID: 09a04c
>>109741
I actually have a vintage singer. Have it folded down and use it as a TV stand.

Also have a Necchi from the 70s/80s that is folded down and used as a printer table.

>>109747
I have a dog. Cardigan Corgi, bicolored, named Mycroft.
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If you're looking for a relatively easy pattern, I've made an Alaskan packboard linked below and I actually really like it. Big limitation is the straps, which you'd want to make a slip-over padding for the shoulders and long enough to wrap on the waist. There's a million variations with different pockets and such, so maybe there's something there. I've also seen versions with pop-riveted aluminum frames, which at that point you're starting to transition into ALICE territory.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/diy/how-to-make-a-backpack-zmaz84mazale
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>>109751
oddly enough that was on my list of "make for myself"

Honestly I'd be making my own patterns. Pattern making is about 25% of my job nowadays (pic related, I do the pattern work, cutting, and vinyl welding for these) and I learned a lot on doing custom work while Active Duty.

I want to know what people around here would want. Essentially I'm thinking of starting a spare-time etsy/hobby tier business that makes enough to fund itself.

Why? To have something that I enjoy to do.
>> No. 109754 ID: 8c968b
Maybe magpouches for some less common things, like Vepr 54r magazines and such. Or a full chest rig (bonus for some retro styling). I made a chest rig for my Vepr 54r, but I am going to have to re-do it since I got new 10 rounder CSSpecs mags.


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