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Old 10-07-2009, 10:52 PM   #21
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The last three are genius.
Absolutely!!!!
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Old 10-07-2009, 10:57 PM   #22
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That took some effort!
I saw a Jeep yesterday with
that stuff on the sides.
Looked pretty sharp actually.
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I would LOVE to have a Diamond Plate Jeep!!!

Talk about "Urban Assault Vehicle"!!!
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I think some of my casa-de-trailer pictures could make it onto that site.
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I'm not sure if his battery terminal clamps are big enough...


Can any of the electricians spot the code violation here?
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I'm not sure if his battery terminal clamps are big enough...

I have ACTUALLY used keys for conductors before!!!

Works splendidly..........................As long as no one or nothing touches..............


Really!




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Y'all notice....................That IS an "LG" Plug!! (Limited Goldstar)
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Angus told me that this was an actual website, and I checked it out with a bunch of laughing out loud.

What I can't figure out about the site is this. I got the impression that some people who posted on that site were actually proud of their "ingenuity".
And why shouldn't they be proud? They had a problem, couldn't afford a fix but managed to find a solution that worked for them. What is wrong with that? Not everyone can afford a professional.




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And why shouldn't they be proud? They had a problem, couldn't afford a fix but managed to find a solution that worked for them. What is wrong with that? Not everyone can afford a professional.



I agree. Of course not all of them are brilliant, but many are.



This is some downright great engineering:


This kind of reminds me of my desktop computer where the power switch stopped working, so I switched the leads from the power and reset switches. Now the reset switch acts as the power switch.


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And now one from the hack column-
Fess up, who built this stairway?
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And now one from the hack column-
Fess up, who built this stairway?
Why? What did I do wrong?
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Why? What did I do wrong?
Not enough head room of course. Everything else looks good, you've even got a little landing at the bottom!
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So here's something I found that deserves to be on this thread:
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Here's one I took last week
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that makes me cringe just thinking about it.

I wish I had a picture if it- My dad and I went to look at a job to fix water damage from a major roof leak. We are looking around the house, (which is a dump and really should just be bulldozed) and I look over and there is a loop of romex coming out of the wall- the wire comes through the sheet rock, drops down 2 feet, and goes back through the sheet rock. They had even plugged the hole around the wire with mud and painted everything. I still can not figure out what would possess someone to do something like that.

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Here's what it was going to.
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Yes, a 220 water heater
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that makes me cringe just thinking about it.
Yeh. When I saw it you would have thought I seen a snake the way I jumped back.
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Here's one I took last week
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At least the Receptacle is installed PROPERLY!!!!
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At least the Receptacle is installed PROPERLY!!!!
Didn't even notice that
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This one scared me more than the wire one Can you tell whats wrong?
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mason fun too..


that lego pic is priceless!!

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