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    Home made stuff

    Do you make your own stuff at home? I will give most things a crack if I think it's do able.
    Much like reloading, it may not always be cheaper but can often be better.

    My latest is Gatorade.

    1/4 to 1/2 a tsp of salt
    1/3 cup of sugar.
    Don't have to but now adding magnesium powder.
    The juice of two lemons

    Mix the salt sugar etc in hot water, top off to about a litre, (to fill a Gatorade bottle) with cold water and the lemon juice.
    Could use oranges or whatever fruit I suppose.

    What have you been making?
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    MEAD!
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    Me and a friend once made a trebuchet out of pallets for a laugh.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNnfNgyAMzo
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    Quote Originally Posted by hotbarrels View Post
    MEAD!
    What's the guts with that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guypie View Post
    Me and a friend once made a trebuchet out of pallets for a laugh.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNnfNgyAMzo
    OMG did he lay siege to his neighbors house? Flinging cow dung until he hoisted the white flag? 3:52 of my life I will never get back...
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    Quote Originally Posted by 300CALMAN View Post
    OMG did he lay siege to his neighbors house? Flinging cow dung until he hoisted the white flag? 3:52 of my life I will never get back...
    I dunno. I have wasted time watching videos much less entertaining than that..I loved the idea of the ultimate TP machine....Just got a big section. Maybe I should try one too....????
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    Quote Originally Posted by 300CALMAN View Post
    3:52 of my life I will never get back...
    I didn't watch the whole video, just wanted to see what he made, and thought it was pretty cool.

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    OK sorry that was a bit unfair.

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    As an apprentice panelbeater (back when Adam was a cowboy and his camel had lake pipes) if we needed a specialized tool we would make it , apprentices these days don't get taught that just buy one and line someone elses pocket. I still make my own if I need something special now.

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    I made up some gear for the house,

    2 x Queen bases
    1 x single base
    1 x toy box for my son.
    1 x princess' chalkboard for my daughter.
    1x picnic table for outside.

    All made up from recycled packing crates/pallets.

    If you didn't know any better you wouldn't say that these items were store bought.

    Some pics below.

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    I made a mess the other day

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    Quote Originally Posted by northdude View Post
    I made a mess the other day
    I made the occasional cock up .....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guypie View Post
    Me and a friend once made a trebuchet out of pallets for a laugh.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNnfNgyAMzo
    After that video I enjoyed the link to the Punkin chunkin with the colossal thunder.....Mildly impressed by those students efforts....
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uc2JgNQN0o&t=210s

    2402 ft (732 metres) is a bloody good effort for a pumpkin....
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    I made a real big cock up. Playing Mr Sparky changing a wall plug and somehow caused the chest freezer to pop the fuse, didn't find it until 3 days later Had my fresh venison in there too. I felt like Mr Fucks it All

    More in theme of the thread though, made some home made ammo that actually goes good
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    Good projects here and there keeps you sane.

    Got my wireless charging action going on in the shelf.

    Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk

 

 

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