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Old 06-02-2019, 02:19 AM
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Today while watering I took a closer look at the pile of other rocks removed from the garden...



Some sort of bigass crystal, 5 inches long. Quartz? Maybe? It's hexagonal whatever it is. What the hell kind of fey crap is happening in this garden?
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Old 02-14-2020, 03:17 PM
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I built a radio clock transmitter that transmits a weak signal on the longwave band (60kHz or 77.5kHz) so I can set all the radio clocks and watches in my house to whatever time I want.

I did it because in some rooms the real signal, which comes from Cumbria in the north of England, is too weak and one of my clocks sometimes sets itself wrongly or doesn't adjust to the correct time and instead runs using its internal, less accurate, quartz movement.

By turning up the power of my transmitter, I could also set any radio clocks in nearby houses to the wrong time, but that would be unethical and illegal, so I won't do that.
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Old 02-14-2020, 05:28 PM
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Oh cool, and I could mess with your clocks from here if I wanted to give everyone in a ten kilometer radius radiation burns!
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Old 05-03-2020, 01:10 PM
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The little tool for pulling off the wheel bolt covers on my car broke, so I designed and 3D printed a better one.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4333627
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Old 05-12-2020, 04:17 PM
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I got a new journal with clear cover, so I could design my own cover page.

FEELINGS.jpg

I showed it to bey and he said, "awww, you have feelings?" to which I replied, "haha, no. It's a joke."

lol trolled
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Old 05-31-2020, 10:03 PM
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I uploaded this pic to facebook already, I am going to hotlink the images. My own settings are public, if you have trouble viewing the images let me know and I will fix it.

ES and I got into legos a couple of weeks ago, and have been having a really fun time with it. I have been wanting a lego castle and I found one on Ebay. It's Nexo Castle Knighton. Nexo was a line of SpaceKnights from a few years ago I guess.

The castle came in 4 large bags that were not very sorted and it was missing a few pieces, but nothing major.



check out before I got started :tmgrin: The set has over 1400 pieces. It is the biggest set that I have put together and it wasn't sorted.



The finished Knighton Castle all closed. the big turret in the middle up top is a rocket ship!!



It has seating for 4, so perfect for space trips about the quadrant.



The front door does open but each wing of the castle also swings open so you can play in the court yard. There is a Dwarvish Mech, a space car, and an evil siege engine with the set as well.



The king is have a drink, it's tough being a space king.

On the left side are quarters and an armory and a dining area and barracks are on the right side.




close up on the back left wing.



right side.
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Old 06-01-2020, 09:49 AM
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I have a table very like that!
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An oak dining table? Or a table covered with Lego?

hee hee I joke but the table is super special. My grandpa bought it at an antique store and gifted it to my mom when I was a wee babby, and she handed it down to me at some point. It's been my dining table my whole life.

It's 4 disparate pieces: the top, the base, and the 2 leaves. It's hilarious to watch people try to move it and then go "whoops!" when the top just lifts off :lol:
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Old 06-01-2020, 07:19 PM
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Political intrigue has been afoot at Castle Knighton.

Regime change has occurred. King McBeardly has been cast down, long reign Queen McQueen!!!



Her first order of business was getting custom headgear made for the DwarfMech. :)







In unrelated knews there have been reports of space smugglers in Lego World.



**editorial note: I decided to leave the knews typo because it's cute. This is knight news and we do know the news and I love stupid puns. I just wish this had been intentional.
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An oak dining table? Or a table covered with Lego?

hee hee I joke but the table is super special. My grandpa bought it at an antique store and gifted it to my mom when I was a wee babby, and she handed it down to me at some point. It's been my dining table my whole life.

It's 4 disparate pieces: the top, the base, and the 2 leaves. It's hilarious to watch people try to move it and then go "whoops!" when the top just lifts off
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YES. EXACTLY LIKE THAT.

The only difference is that I bought it at an antique store. Possibly before you were a wee babby.

Well, that and instead of lego it has chocolate on it.
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ES and I made this.



It's lego set 10214 Tower Bridge



Nexo Knight Minfig for scale.

The build wasn't bad, but it is a lot of pieces almost 4300.



ES put together these pieces before we started the main build.



here are many of the pieces all sorted, which again ES did.



Early in the creation process.
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Harley Quinn is attacking in her Pandemoniutron Mech. It is my own creation but based off a Nexo Knight Mech build.



I'm not completely finished with the mech, but it's coming along nicely.
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