Feed the Beast is a popular Minecraft mod that combines various features from a huge number of mods. It adds features such as new items, new world generations, magic, and new technology.

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How can I turn off the bags?

I recently learned that Not Enough Items has other features than allowing you to retrieve any block in the game. Needless to say, that's pretty awesome, and I now use it to help me learn the purpose ...
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What's Silver for?

I found silver, and while it seems to be used in the Factorization mod, the Silver entry in the Factorization wiki is missing. What's it for?
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What is the optimal way to stress test a server?

Given recent events, I have decided that Nukes everywhere are probably not the best way to stress test a server. Is there a way to do this in Feed the Beast Ultimate that doesn't result in massive ...
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Sphax texture pack & Feed the Beast

I tried to use the Sphax texture pack for Feed the Beast, but it caused mobs to display as wireframes and my minimap to break. Is there something special I need to do to get it to work correctly?
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Advanced Pump vs BuildCraft Pump

I can't seem to find any information anywhere about the speed of the GregTech advanced pump. Considering that it is constructed from 4 BuildCraft Pumps and consumes quite a bit more energy, it seems ...
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What are the pros and cons of Quantum Armor and the Modular Powersuits?

I want to know the pros and cons of having the Quantum Armor (including the GraviChestPlate) compared to the pros and cons of the Modular Powersuits (with all modules installed). What I don't care ...
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What can give me near-infinite storage?

I have a lot of things. I need a place to store them all. Barrels store only one thing, but a lot of that one thing. Applied Energetics systems store 63 types of things per drive. Chests, are well, ...
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Can I transfer enchantments from one item to another?

I currently have a thaumium pickaxe with Efficiency IV, Unbreaking III, and Repair II. What I would like to transfer these enchantments to a thaumium sword (not crafted yet) and hopefully get the ...
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What Happens If I Run My Advanced Pump Continuously?

What happens if the Advanced Pump is left running continuously and the output pipe is full? I noticed it will continue to consume power, but does it stop pumping until there is enough room in the pipe ...
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Minecraft versions in Feed the Beast

I've heard various things about the Minecraft version Feed the Beast runs. Some people say it runs 1.5.1, others say it runs 1.4.7. Others still say it supports the features of 1.4.7, as if to imply ...
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Is there a way I can daisy-chain tanks to store liquids?

I'm simply not sure how much oil my well is going to transmit back to my base so I'd like to be able to expand my tanks as required, is there a way I can maybe connect additional tanks to my first one ...
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Why do Buildcraft engines blow up even if cooled properly?

I have a Peat Bog and Turbary and I powered it using a fuel-powered Combustion Engine cooled with an Aqueous Accumulator, but I still wound up with a giant crater. What happened?
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How do I connect multiple machines to an energy bridge?

I've got an energy bridge converting my EU power to MJ and when I put a machine that runs on MJ directly next to the BC producer, it works. I've tried to connect 3 of these types of machines to the BC ...
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Can I Force Feed someone?

Say, hypothetically, I had someone trapped in an inescapable cage of warded blocks. Say also that I had removed their items and armor before transporting them there. They would eventually starve to ...
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My tunnel bore has corrupted, what can I do?

My tunnel bore (frame motors, CC chunk loaders) stopped. When I went to investigate, it crashed the server. Then, every time I logged in again, it crashed the server. I only escaped by editing my ...
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Will I need to regulate or stop the output of my lava pump if I fill up my storage?

I'm planning to pump lava through teleport pipes. I'll be using redstone engines to do the pumping. I am concerned as to what will happen if there is still lava left to collect, but my tank on the ...
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How does one pump huge lakes of lava fast? [duplicate]

I am creating a setup that will use 10 thermal generators and create massive EU. I need to know how I can pump lava from the nether as fast as possible, multiple buckets per second even. Anyone know ...
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What happens if I disable a mod in an already generated world? [duplicate]

Specifically, I have XyCraft enabled as part of ftb ultimate but I get loads of these drops but looking at the current usage, I can't see me needing them. If I disable the mod what happens to: 1 The ...
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How can I switch off certain parts of my powered network/machines to conserve power?

I'm at quite an early stage of the game in terms of power generation but I have (possibly unwisely) started making Applied Energistics equipment as I really want to use it to manage the masses of ...
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Need help to debug unexpected server crashes

Recently my friend got his computer fixed and he was finally able to join my server. He was lagging a bit at first but then he made some changes that seemed to improve that. I also added another GB ...
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Can tamper-resistant blocks be removed by an op?

Can tamper-resistant blocks, such as Warded Blocks, Personal Safes and Trade-O-Mats be removed by a player who is an operator in game? If so, how? I'm trying to remove a glitched Trade-O-Mat that ...
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Can I move an Indexer, or its contents?

I want to move my bee indexer. Is there a way of doing so easily? Is there anything easier than piping bees through tesseracts or an ender chest? The gravity gun can't pick it up.
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The Direwolf20 pack regularly lag-crashes when I near large amounts of oil

Alright, my requests on Minecraft Forum and the private FTB support site I have not gotten an answer to this question. The problem is that my FTB instance lags out so bad when I near a large (almost ...
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How can I stop the world from leaking?

My FTB Direwolf20 server is leaking! 2013-04-11 22:29:24 [SEVERE] [ForgeModLoader] Detected leaking worlds in memory. There are 4 worlds that appear to be persisting. A mod is likely caching the ...
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How does one become a beekeeper?

Alright so I read the beekeeping 101 on the Wiki for Forestry and really didn't feel like it gave me a good grasp on the subject. If anything it caused more confusion for me. Where should I start ...
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Will the Minium Stone work with the Automatic Crafting Table?

Using an automatic cobblestone generator and an Automatic Crafting Table (ACT). I will pipe the cobblestone into the ACT that has a Minium Stone in place, and hopefully it will output dirt, which in ...
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How to add Better dungeons to Feed the Beast

I copy and pasted the Better Dungeon mod into the minecraft folder, seems I am doing this horribly wrong since Minecraft crashes. Here is the crash report: ## ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // This ...
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BuildCraft Filler with Saplings

I'm trying to build a self-contained automated tree farm with redwood trees. The main problem I have is how to replant saplings. So I thought I would use a BuildCraft filler with height 1 to fill in ...
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Extreme Block Lag on Minecraft Feed the Beast

I have a pretty good gaming computer and I am having trouble playing Feed the Beast. This problem has happened pretty recently. The change wasn't sudden but it deteriorated very quickly. I am on a ...
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Can I stop the FTB launcher from refocusing while it loads the pack?

As you may have noticed, FTB refocuses about four times while launching the selected pack. For example, if I launch it and then come to Arqade, it refocuses when it checks for an update for the pack. ...
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How can I pump a large lake of lava?

I have a quarry set up, and it has encountered a rather large pool of lava. I can collect it and use it with cells, but that would be a waste of my time. Is there a machine I can use to collect it? I ...
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Why is my Alchemical Bag not opening?

Whenever I attempt to open the Alchemical Bag it won't open. I've re-installed the game and Googled for similar issues but haven't found anything. I used NEI to acquire it while my wife said she ...
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FTB Mindcrack Pack - Can't Play Properly / Extreme Lag

So I've been trying to play some Feed the Beast with my friend. We decided to download the mindcrack pack. The server was installed on my friends computer, and I downloaded the client and hamachi to ...
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How much fertilizer should I supply my multifarm with?

I'm trying to work out the rate at which my multifarm will consume fertilizer. The rate is listed as 30mU on the Forestry wiki, but it doesn't say over what period this amount is consumed. If I am ...
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Where have my items disappeared to?

I made a system with my quarry. Quarry output is put into an enderchest, which is put into a diamond chest, and that is pumped into my barrel system, like so: But alas, all my barrels and my ...
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How can I convert between EU, MJ, and Blutricity?

I have RedPower, BuildCraft and Thermal Expansion, and IndustrialCraft. Unfortunately, these all use different forms of energy. Is there a way to convert between the three forms of energy?
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How can I make Optifine compatible with FTB?

I want Optifine compatibility with the Direwolf20 pack because it can in theory increase my Frames Per Second (FPS). I am willing to accept no for an answer.
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How can I get rid of a lot of wisps?

So I think I placed a quarry near a corrupt node, which meant it got chunk loaded. There are... a few wisps now... Is there a way to get rid of them, or should I leave this forsaken place and take ...
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What are these red lasers?

These just appeared. What's going on?! They seem to follow me around, but appear patchily. What have I done?
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Can I automate the creation of Withers?

I know that in vanilla Minecraft it is impossible to automate the creation of Withers by using pistons. Is it possible in FTB?
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Stopping to eat is tedious, is there any way to automate the process?

While I've managed to optimize and automate almost everything, constantly having to stop and eat is annoying (I run around a lot, so I get hungry quickly). Is there any device or tool that will keep ...
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Barrels vs. Chests vs. Dispensers?

After talking to @fredley and a few others, I want to ask the community here when and where barrels, chests, and dispensers should be used. What are the pros and cons of each?
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What is the range of a soul cage?

I'm building an enclosure for my soul cage. How large should I make it such that no mobs escape?
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Powering Electrical Engine with Tin Cable

According to the Feed the Beast Wiki article, Electrical Engines take 6 EU/t and output 2 MJ/t. Since I'm powering a forestry machine outside of my main power station, I wanted to use efficient ...
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Can I omit certain lines from the Feed The Beast console?

Whenever somebody logs into my server, I see all of these lines that I have no use for. I know what they are for, but I don't need them clogging up console space. Is there any way I can remove this? ...
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Can I manage a farm?

I'm trying to hook a manager up to my farm. As far as I can tell, it isn't working though. Here's my manager: And here's its inventory: It is connected to an input farm block. The tubes are ...
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How can I stop being electrocuted?

In Feed The Beast, I have this setup with an MFE, a low voltage transformer, some gold cables, and my other machines. Whenever I touch the MFE, transformer, or gold cables, I get shocked. This ...
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I am about to die in lava. How might I save my inventory?

I'm playing the Minecraft Feed the Beast modpack. During a lengthy mining session, I made a dumb mistake and fell into lava (not for the first time). I rage-quit the game before I died, and now I ...
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What does the Enchantment Vorpal do?

I just enchanted a book. Now it has "Vorpal II" on it and I don't know what this enchantment does. Can someone help?
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How can I set up a 12 hour timer?

I want to trigger a mechanism once every real-time 12 hours. Is this possible, or well out of the realms of plausibility? I'm using the Direwolf modpack.