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Expedient Jig Lets You Crank Out Chain Link Fence

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After the zombie apocalypse or whatever is coming, folks like us will be in high demand as the people who know how to fix things, generate electricity, and scavenge parts. But keeping out marauding zombies and neighbors requires fencing. Can you make your own chain link fence? If you watch [Diamleon]’s recent video, you might be able to. Admittedly, the bulk of the video is about fabricating the jig and you should expect to do some welding and cutting.

However, you might be able to make a similar jig with a little less work. The jig is essential a spool on a shaft with a crosswise cut to guide the wire. The whole thing is powered by an electric drill turning a sprocket much like a bicycle.

One pass through the machine makes a nice twisty wire. Once you’ve run off a few lengths of twisty wire it is relatively easy to interlace them into fencing panels. It is one of those things that is hard to visualize until you see it. We were impressed with the drill drive and immediately thought about modifying the design to wind large coils. There are probably many other uses for such a thing. So even if you don’t want to build a fence, you might want to check it out.

As for us, we’ll probably just make our fence out of wood. Or do something electric. Oddly enough, we saw a hand-crank version of this same type of machine last year.

Source Here: hackaday.com

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Non-Marijuana Plants That Contain Cannabinoids

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This article was originally published on 2Fast4Buds and appears here with permission.

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3-2-1 …Blast Off! Elon Musk Announces SpaceX Starship Orbital Launch Timeline

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX venture’s Starship vehicle has long been in the works, and it is being developed to transport humans to the Moon, Mars and other destinations in the space. Giving an update on the launch schedule, Musk said the first launch countdown is in July.

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Hillary Clinton Tells All: Will She Run in 2024? Can Any Republican Challenge Donald Trump?

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Former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a freewheeling interview with Financial Times’ U.S. national editor Edward Luce shared her thoughts on the 2024 presidential polls, the Russia-Ukraine war and the direction of the Democratic Party.

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