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In this final episode of How Do I?, we talk a bit of shop, and what our plans are for the future. Please be warned, this episode is unedited and uncut.

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Apologies for the delayed upload, I was out of town last week for family events, and wasn’t able to take care of this.

One thing you might notice at the beginning of the podcast is the friends theme. Since we both record our own audio on Audacity and put them together after the podcast, we need a way to sync the audio up. We each take a turn to sing the friends theme intro, and we both clap along. We then arrange the audio tracks so the delay is halfway between both sets of claps. If this doesn’t make sense or you have questions, email us and we’ll provide pictures and more details.

I decided to go back and see what questions we’ve received over the past several months that were from people I didn’t know and they are:
-Joe in Albuquerque’s Flashing Brake Light from episode 12
-Elijss’ Speaker Casing from episode 10
-Derek’s Motorized Longboard from episode 8
-Thabo’s Electronic Speed Trap from episode 8

Between the four of you, Kiteman, Goodheart and the few people I’ve met from instructables. I would like to thank you all for asking questions and being generally awesome.

To those few of you who listened, we really appreciate your support. Christopher in Sweden is someone Jake remembered as he needed help subscribing to the podcast (as we didn’t provide a link for it initially).

We’ve had a blast, and we’ve enjoyed every minute of this (even the bits that were a bit taxing). Thank you all, and we’ll see you again in whatever this podcast turns into next.

UPDATE:
After I uploaded the files to archive.org, I realized my audio was missing for the last five minutes of the podcast. I wasn’t sure if this was accidental on Jake’s part, or if he just despises my voice. So I had to take down the initial mp3 and reupload it with my voice added back in for clarity. Hopefully there wasn’t too much confusion.

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It’s time we played with water, electricity, and CAD software. Listen in and we’ll tell you how to get the most bang out of your super soaker, the proper way to control voltage and current, and go over some free alternatives to that CAD software you might be using.

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Super Soaker Mods (00:06)
-sscentral.org/mods

Playing with Electricity (15:30)
-wikipedia.org/wiki/Series_and_parallel_circuits
-instructables.com/id/Visualizing-Circuits

CAD/CAM Software (23:34)
-cnc-toolkit.com
-heeks.net
-shapeoko.com/archives/969 (makercam.com)
-sketchup.com (with extensions)
-123dapp.com
-tinkercad.com
-linuxcnc.org
-openscam.com

-inventables.com/technologies/desktop-cnc-mill-kits-shapeoko
-cnczone.com/forums/opensource_software
-wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?Cam
-probotix.com/cnc_software

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In our discussion about how to mod a PS3 controller we managed to get a bit off topic and discuss some of the downfalls we’ve seen with other answers sites. In the end, we managed some cool ideas about modding the PS3 controller, but sadly I don’t think any headway will be made on wikihow.

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PS3 Rapid Fire (00:21)
-Turns out, while doing this on a Xbox is relatively easy, a PS3 controller is a whole other beast.

Our Little Tangent
-A quick run down of our issues with ehow (ehow again), Yahoo answers and wikihow (note how much better instructions that come with a kit actually are).

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Listen as we figure out ways to use drill bits that are too small for a drill, and then move on to discuss how you might add speakers to a hollowed out MacBook casing. Tune in Monday for the next post in this series.

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Due to school and visiting friends, I haven’t been able to find resources yet. I will find and post them over the weekend as I find time.

Drilling Tiny Holes (01:58)
-Removing a screw with a rubber band
-Heat Shrink is always fantastic.
-Something like the first 30 seconds of this video is what I was talking about with wrapped wire.
-Just imagine all these rings wrapped around and soldered to your drill bit.
-Also, Vise Grips, a bench vise or needle nose pliers could help out

MacBook Speakers (07:36)
-The super flat speaker material I was talking about.
-While Tesla Coils aren’t exactly speakers, you can modulate sound thought the sparks, there’s a cool kickstarter that talks about it.
-There’s also plasma speakers.
-If you want to go more traditional, there’s electrostatic loudspeakers (and a couple of instructionals)
-Should you choose to use flat panel speakers, there’s portable ones that work well.
-Perhaps you need a chorus of shrill birds?

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And now, the highly anticipated and fashionably (hopefully) late part 4 of our 4 part series! What do satellites, mirrors, and electromagnets have in common? They’re all lethal weapons in the wrong hands, and we’ll talk about how those hands do it in the final chapter of the Supervillain Saga!

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Railguns, Satellites, and Kinetic Weapons(1:09)
-Wikipedia has a page with a pretty decent “cool picture / math” ratio that explains how railguns work.
-Just in case anyone was wondering, the Queen’s official address is Buckingham Palace in London, but she uses the Windsor Castle as her personal residence on weekends.
- Jake mentioned the “Star Wars” Missile Defense Program, but what he ends up talking about is actually Project Thor.

Some extra links from Stump
Hand Held Flamethrower
Weather Control and a second
Giant Robotic suit/limbs
Despicable Me Weapons

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