The Afternoon projects thread.

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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by bicostp » Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:03 am

:shock: That's identical to one of our furnace return vents! (Ours is only the faceplate though; no knob or vanes. I had no idea it was that old!)

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Post by Metallica Man X » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:43 pm

LOL nearly all the original vents in my parent's house are like that...still all in good shape too!
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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by Triton » Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:43 pm

its on ebay now! woo. and yep its SOLID, weighs 18lbs :lol:
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Post by vskid » Thu Feb 25, 2010 6:19 pm

I put a mini-ITX computer into a server power supply. For reference, all the fans are 80mm. The original case for the computer was too small and cooked it, so I chopped the case up, cut the back out of the PSU, and super glued them together. The fans are all running on 5v and are barely audible. The CPU stays ~90F/32C even at full load (it is just a VIA C7, though). It is powered by a 60w picoPSU.
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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by windwaker » Sun Mar 28, 2010 1:29 pm

i made this kinda simple but still cool

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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by stuntpenguin007 » Sat Apr 03, 2010 6:57 pm

I put custom leds in my xbox 360's ring of light, and in a controller. The blue lights looker way cooler than the green, especially with the custom windows I cut in the side of the case. Pics later... if I feel like it.
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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by ttsgeb » Sun Apr 11, 2010 8:40 pm

I found a few things on the side of the road: a 60 year old brass clock shaped like a pocketwatch, and an old satelite receiver. I then polished the brass, took oiut the clock, and turned it into a pot for a bonsai tree I'm trying to grow. With the Satelite receiver, I gutted it and put a car stereo in it, I couldn't fit a power supply in there with it, so it now has a molex connector to plug into anyone's desktop power supply... at the expense of their decade old cd drive... I would have pics, but I can't send them from my phone to my computer... stupid phone/computer...

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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:39 pm

I wanted to make myself a peanut butter sandwich. 8) Then I found out I was out of bread! :cry: All I had access to was a vending machine. :facepalm: So this is what I got:
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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by budnespid » Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:44 pm

lifeisbetterwithketchup wrote:I wanted to make myself a peanut butter sandwich. 8) Then I found out I was out of bread! :cry: All I had access to was a vending machine. :facepalm: So this is what I got:
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Post by jdmlight » Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:35 pm

lifeisbetterwithketchup wrote:I wanted to make myself a peanut butter sandwich. 8) Then I found out I was out of bread! :cry: All I had access to was a vending machine. :facepalm: So this is what I got:
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Post by Biased » Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:33 am

lifeisbetterwithketchup wrote:I wanted to make myself a peanut butter sandwich. 8) Then I found out I was out of bread! :cry: All I had access to was a vending machine. :facepalm: So this is what I got:
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Post by Metallica Man X » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:10 pm

That looks like so much tooth-rotting deliciousness....must have...*runs to store to buy things*
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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by stuntpenguin007 » Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:03 pm

whipped up a pic microcontroller program that basically turns a switch on and off every 50 milliseconds. Then I hooked it up to my "Pokemon Pikachu 2" pedometer game I have. Now I can have all the fun of a pokemon walking game without the walking. Also the more you walk, the better mystery gifts you can send to your pokemon gold / silver / crystal. My project for the next week, if I get time is try capture what it sends out of the infrared port with another pic. Then I can just push a button and get rare candies and stuff like that.
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Re: The Afternoon projects thread.

Post by desertman123 » Sat May 01, 2010 7:50 pm

I made an acoustic-electric guitar with some duct tape, foam, wire, a mono 1/4" jack and a piezo buzzer. It would be perfect but radioshack charged me $10 for a buzzer and 1/4" jack. Meh.

I also made a soldering station from a metal poker chip tin, light switch, uninsulated copper wire and an outlet. Pics will be delivered when I get home.

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