Category Archives: DIY

Battle: Guitar Speaker Mod

Nothing too special – I have a vintage speaker cabinet from an organ. I plugged a guitar amp into it, and like how it looks. However my new amp pushes the speaker a bit too hard, and I get some … Continue reading

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Laughing

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They keep

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Goddamn it

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Campaign: MKIV GOLF UPGRADES

It has been about 2 years in the making. A series of failed attempts, research, and a lucky CraigsList buy. Each issue I thought I solved raised another issue. Each solved issue raised a new possible upgrade. Typical example: Bought … Continue reading

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SKIRMISH: REVERSE OSMOSIS COMPRESSION NUT

I hate these things, and I struggle to get them to work properly. That bronze thing sticking out of the end always seems to cause problems. Last night the RO system started spraying water everywhere. I suspect the plumber who … Continue reading

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BATTLE: CANON 550EX FLASH HOT SHOE

As you know, I have battled the speedlight before. And been hopelessly crushed. I literally broke it apart to sell as scrap, and purchased a used Canon 550EX. This weekend however, I dropped my camera, and the flash hotshoe snapped. … Continue reading

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BATTLE REVERSE OSMOSIS BACKFLOW!

When we run the garbage disposal – water sometimes shoots up the RO waste water tube. Now, we have an air gap, so this nasty water basically shoots out of it onto the sink. Which is better than into the … Continue reading

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Battle: Honda Element 2006 Window Regulator!

Sitting at a stop in my 2006 Honda Element, and hear a nice loud crack – glancing quickly to the right,  I see my passenger window slide down into the door. I press the up/down button and just hear a … Continue reading

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