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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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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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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Why do mobs have my gear?

I searched the wiki but there doesn't seem to be any mention of my particular topic. I somewhat un-commonly find zombies and skeletons with my EXACT gearset equipped. They have the same armor, and ...
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Why isn't spawn-protection protecting the spawn?

I've run into a headache setting up a Minecraft server (using the FTB modpack). Having set up a sweet open air spawn-jail and moved the spawn point into it (using MCedit), I started hitting things as ...
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Why does my AE Crafting System lose its jobs when I'm no longer present?

Sometimes, uncommonly, my AE Crafting System, if loaded with a job that takes a long time, stops working, for seemingly no reason, but only when I'm not around. I've triple checked my chunk loaders, ...
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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.
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Is it possible to measure the liquid amount in Quantum Tanks?

I started using Quantum Tanks to store my liquids (FTB Ultimate pack). I use liquiducts to pipe the liquids from the Quantum Tanks to their target locations. Is there a way to measure/display/meter ...
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How do I drink milk in Feed The Beast?

I'm playing FTB Unhinged with some other mods thrown in, and whenever I attempt to drink a milk bucket, it pours the milk on the ground as if it were water. What am I doing wrong?
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Do drives fragment, and if so is there a way to defragment them automatically?

Let's say I have two drives liked this: Drive 1 99 cobble 1 wood Drive 2 1 cobble 99 wood Now, if I plug both drives into an empty, powered ME drive, would the system be smart enough to ...
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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 world has a huge void gap. How do I fix it? [duplicate]

I have this huge gap in my world. I was just starting to get things going with the FTB mod so please tell me this is easy to fix. When I enter it I can move forward very slowly. I did not move in ...
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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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Obsidian pillar with lapis block on top

Is there any deeper purpose in these obsidian pillars? They appear most often in the twilight forest but I think I have seen them also in the the overworld.
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Is humus useless? What can i do with it?

In newest version on forestry used for ftb unleashed. Whats the point of being able to make humus if nothing uses it anymore? i have tons of humus and nothing i can use it with. x.x
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Checking amount of items in a barrel using computercraft

How can I use computers or turtles to check how many items and stacks are there in a barrel? (Is there any way even?) Im using MindCrack Feed the beast pack.
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Where am I going wrong with this code?

FTB Direwolf20 v 1.0.21 CC 1.57 I have a turtle mining script that I am getting an error 'attempt to call nil' on line 18: if turtle.getFuelLevel() >= turtle.getFuelLimit() - 500 then and ...
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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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What happens when a quarry mines a chest?

I have a quarry mining above an abandoned mine. There's a good chance eventually the quarry will mine a chest block. Will the quarry suck up the chest with its contents, or just the chest?
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Which mod showed me my tool's durability?

I've been toying around with Test Pack Please Ignore and I noticed one of its mods shows on my UI the remaining durability of whatever tool or item I'm holding. Which mod does this?
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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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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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How can I get rid of an Unstable Node quickly?

So I'm an admin of a minecraft server, and I've discovered that the wisps near my server's spawn arn't just the result of a spawner, there is actually a very large (over 500 vis) unstable node about ...
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What works with Vanilla Ender Chests in FTB?

In FTB, lots of items interact with chests, such as Miners. Which, if any, of these items also work with vanilla Ender Chests? Or conversely, which items do not work with vanilla Ender Chests? ...
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Transfer experience to items

Is there anything in the direwolf20 modpack which would allow you to transfer experience from the player to a machine or item for later use? Maybe something like a Bottle O' Enchanting which you can ...
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Is it possible to use ComputerCraft to show the TPS of a server?

Sometimes a Minecraft server is running a bit slow. How slow? Well, that's what we want to know. With this program, we should be able to see what the currently Ticks Per Second (TPS) is on a nearby ...
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Ideal Java PermGen Flag

I have a FTB Unleashed 1.1.7 server running and I have been getting the following error as of lately "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space". According to this thread: Dealing with ...
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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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Looking for Minecraft 1.4.6 server mod to nerf creeper explosions

I'm running a private Feed-the-Beast MindCrack server for Minecraft 1.4.6. I'm about to open the server to a friend who is inexperienced with Minecraft and I'm concerned about creeper damage. Is ...
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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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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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How can I get more research points?

I've finally discovered some variety of aspects, so I'm researching everything I can get my hands on. In the process, I've come across a few research notes. I'm rather new to this, so I'm trying to ...
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Stone block with red veins and a black spot?

I stumbled on this stone block at Z-16 that illuminates some light. It has red/pink veins and a dark black spot about 1/16 the size of a single block. I cannot mine it with my iron pickaxe. I tried ...
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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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There are 10.000 leaves stuck in infinitely looping itemduct network. How do I get them out?

Yesterday my local server suddenly got huge tick lag. Whenever I place or remove a block, try to open an inventory, eat, etc I need to wait a couple of seconds before the server catches up. By now, ...
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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 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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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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No land to start on Agrarian Skies?

I just started on Agrarian Skies, and when I spawn in a normal world, there is no land to stand on. I immediately lose my 2 lives and have to start over. Is this intended behavior?
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Computercraft trading machine script

I was trying to program a computercraft trading machine which would let the player select an item after he paid a fixed price. This is my current setup: This is my current program code: sort = ...
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Are there any issues with storing ME storage devices in ME storage?

I haven't tried it because I'm afraid this kind of recursive storage might break something, but is there anything that could happen if I fully load a storage device using an ME I/O, then store the ...
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How do I manually install Feed the Beast Unhinged?

FTB Unhinged looks like its the mod pack I would like to run on my server. My server's control panel has a nifty mod installation section where it gives me a drop-down that lets me click whatever mod ...
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Trading machine with item selection

I'm trying to build a trading machine in SMP where players should be able to pay a fixed price to get a item they selected (in my case music discs). My setup looks like this: It should work like ...
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What fuel sources will my turtle accept?

What fuel sources do turtles accept? It seems that they used to accept more sources than they do now, and by now I mean any of the 1.5.2 mods, and by before I mean pre-1.5.2 mods.
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Can AIR BLOCKS be part of your ME network?

I'm having an issue with my ME system resetting when I'm not around, supposedly due to chunkloading issues. I have several(3) wireless ME Access Points set up. The Access Points themselves are ...
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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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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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Why can I connect to my server using an internal IP and localhost, but not when I use my external IP?

I have made a Feed The Beast Ultimate server for a couple of friends. When I try to connect to it, it says connection refused:connect, which, according to this post mans that there is no server ...
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Faster way to farm ender-lilies

I've got 5 ender lilies from a dungeon then wanted to farm then.I know end stone significantly speeds up the progress,bonemeal,the Sprinkler and the Thaumcraft hoe of growth kills the lilies.Is there ...
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How can you charge items with MJ?

This question has some controversy on how to charge a Power Tool from the Modular Powersuits mod. While it is commonly known that both EU, MJ, and UE can be used to charge it, I want to know how ...
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Is it possible to automate the winding up of a Clockwork Engine?

The clockwork engines in the 1.5.2 version of Forestry provide essentially unlimited power at the cost of winding them with right-clicking. Is there any way to automate these, maybe with turtles or ...