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How to Convert a Wine Barrel to a Rain Barrel
by jaset in Home & Garden
A wine barrel can only produce a single vintage, after which it is usually broken up or thrown away. Since a well-built barrel can remain sturdy for years, this practice seems wasteful. With a little time and effort, you can convert a wine barrel into a receptacle for rainwater, which can then be used to grow an outdoor garden. In this way, you can put two items to good use that would have been ca

Dodge 318 Swap Conversion from 2-Barrel to 4-Barrel
by Tom Arleth in Cars
The base model version of Dodge’s 318 was equipped with a two-barrel carburetor because most consumers were not very interested in horsepower, and because a four-barrel carburetor uses more fuel. For those who own a two-barrel 318 and are interested in a performance upgrade, equipping the engine with a four-barrel carburetor is a good place to start. Upgrading to a four-barrel carburetor is

How to Convert a Whiskey Barrel to a Rain Barrel
by visual-c++ in Home & Garden
Whether you're watering a garden or washing a car, using a rain barrel will save money on your water bill and help the environment at the same time. This fairly simple conversion has the added benefit of recycling the used whiskey barrel so that it doesn't end up in a landfill. According to Better Homes and Gardens, if your roof is 500 square feet and you collect the runoff from 1 inch of rainfall

How to Make a Rain Barrel Out of a Wine Barrel
by sepe in Home & Garden
Collect rain in a rain barrel for to use to water your lawn or garden. The barrel collects the rain that enters the gutters on your roof. Use an old wine barrel to set up the system. A spigot at the bottom of the barrel allows you to hook up a hose to use the water were you need it. Collecting the rain water helps save money on water bills and saves water.Difficulty:Moderately ChallengingInstructi

How to Make a Rain Barrel From a Plastic Barrel
by svn in Home & Garden
Water is an essential resource. For those that garden and use water for their yard, rain barrels provide a way to contribute to the conservation of resources and save money. Many U.S. utility departments encourage the use of rain barrels, which are not overly complicated or expensive to set up.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things You'll Need
Plastic Barrel
Drill
6-inch hole bit

How to Get a Used Food Barrel to Use for a Water Barrel
by Erenhardt in Home & Garden
Finding the right type of barrel can be the biggest challenge in putting together your rain barrel, and is often the reason why people purchase rain barrel kits. Food-grade barrels have a special hard plastic that prevents the barrel from warping as it fills with water. If you're on a tight budget and are persistent, you'll find a food-grade barrel for little money.Difficulty:Moderately EasyInstru

Tippmann Sniper Barrel Vs. Tippmann Pathfinder Barrel
by Fremont in Sports & Fitness
Tippmann Sports LLC is a major manufacturer of paintball markers and accessories. The company's 98 Custom marker is among the best-selling paintball guns on the market. The Tippmann A-5 and X7 are popular tactical and compact markers. Tippmann paintball markers are supplied with a stock 8 1/2-inch or 9 1/2-inch barrel. Shooting distance and accuracy may be increased by adding an aftermarket extend

How to Take the Barrel Off an AR-15
by Tanclearas in Sports & Fitness
The AR-15 is the platform upon which the M4 and M16 military rifles are based. There are many civilian-legal semi-automatic versions of the AR-15, making it undoubtedly one of the most popular rifles in the U.S. for law enforcement, defensive, sporting and hunting applications. Removing the barrel from an AR-15 requires the proper tools, as well as a working knowledge of the disassembly process.Di
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How to Tap an Oak Barrel
by Paul in Food & Drink
Today, the majority of kegs supplied to bars are made from lightweight corrosion-resistant alloys. The reason is purely for hygiene and due to the ability to reuse these types of kegs. Old-fashioned wooden kegs are still used to store wine and spirits, but there are very few beer brewers still selling oak kegs. The basic technique remains identical for tapping wooden and metal kegs.Difficulty:Easy
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How to Take Out the Barrel of a KSC MP7
by EvilNodZ in Sports & Fitness
Airsplat air guns use compressed air to shoot small BB-style projectiles. The Airsplat MP7 is an Uzi replica. Airsplat guns are made for ease of use and maintenance. The MP7 shoots 0.2-gram BBs at a velocity of 380 foot pounds per square inch (fps) and has a range 170 to 200 feet. These are not toys and should be treated in the same manner as any firearm. The barrel unscrews to service and clean.
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