Category Archives: DIY

RE256 Part II: The Searching Continues

Continued from Part 1 SCANLINES Modern monitors have a much higher refresh rate than in the old days, by a factor of 10. What I needed was something that could handle 15hz ( or so – I didn’t know the … Continue reading

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Radiometer Electronics / RE: Technology / Confusing Dutch Company / Distortion Analyzer

This happened like a year ago, but I’m trying to get through my long ass list of projects. Most of them are small and trivial, and I hesitate to even post them here. Wow, you cut a cord, flipped the … Continue reading

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Freedom Ain’t Free

  Our liberty and freedoms are practical, if not easy. We don’t always get what we want. We have to share a country with people who are different from ourselves in a million different ways. We share a country with … Continue reading

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BATTLE: KEF 105.4 SPEAKER GRILL! P1: PROTOTYPE

I’ve been looking for a set of 105.4 Grills for a while, but haven’t been able to find any. Due to recent family changes, having grills have gone from “nice to have” to “yeah let’s get that done”. I already … Continue reading

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BATTLES:…STUFF ( Honda Element Condenser Fan Replacement )

Done some pretty handy stuff lately, but not so much posting. So just giving some highlights.. BATTLE FAN: INSTALLED! +10 BATTLE YARD: MOWED! +1 BATTLE RAT TRAP: DEAD RATS! +1 BATTLE SPRAY FOR ROACHES: GOOD JOB! BATTLE ANTS: LOSING! BATTLE … Continue reading

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Garden Shade… Battle Rescheduled

Welp, that sure didn’t happen. Can buy square for $10 at Home Depot. So fuck me for all that time I put in. No time to build fancy shit before tomato season. As you can see these Tomatos are booming, … Continue reading

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Garden Shade… preliminary scrimmage pt 1: The Square

Well, it’s Sunday night, and I should either be working or sleeping. So instead I’m fucking off in the garage. I need to put together some garden shade over some very lovely raised garden beds. In the past we just … Continue reading

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Campaign: MKIV GOLF UPGRADES pt. 3

A long time ago, in a garage far far away, I told my girlfriend I would fix her broken cupholder. I knew they just popped in / out, and getting a new one on ebay would be simple. I would … Continue reading

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Campaign: MKIV GOLF UPGRADES pt. 2

I am back to report a minor victory in the overall campaign. A necessary aspect of the upgrade was replacing the old 1999.5 MKIV emergency brake with a newer version. I think it is like 2004+ MKIV’s have the brake … Continue reading

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Battle Wiper Hose: Flashback

Added a video to YouTube showing how to check the line on the washer hose / fluid line. This only covers the area of the line from the hood to the nozzles.  

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