Monthly Archives: January 2013

When All You Have Is A Shopping Cart, Everything Looks Like

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Brother HL2270DW Toner Cartridge Reset Procedure

Have a Brother HL2270DW laser printer. Great printer, except that the starter cartridge lasted a measly 210 pages. First, I tried this. Which didn’t work. Then I ordered these inexpensive replacement cartridges from Amazon. Wish me luck. Then I found … Continue reading

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Cleaning Laser Cutting Residue From The Bed Of An Epilog Zing 24 CO2 Laser

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Hakko 936 Fix

I have a Hakko 936 soldering iron. The base unit is factory original, however the pencil is from eBay. As it turns out, the pencil is either a factory reject, or it is a counterfeit.The knurled section on the bottom … Continue reading

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The Lockpicking Possibilities Intrinsic in Hard-Wear Plastics

Night is rarely so revealing as with light.    The total combination space of a new lock is huge – orders of magnitude, exponents. Log scales. Billion combinations. But a code never changed wears itself in. Specular reflection will buy … Continue reading

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Things That Won’t Exist For Long

  Opened up a television today and found this “User Manual”. I was surprised at the sheer number of languages represented. In an age of smartphones, there should be a single block of digital data in the middle that auto-translates … Continue reading

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The Ultimate To Do List

No question about it, workflowy is the ultimate online to do list. Do you do things in your life? You should use it. I use it constantly and paid for the pro version so I could share lists with friends.

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Borsch

We made Borsch, Russian-style. Tutorial on the way. Special thanks to the Bakkums and Gaponenkos for my first tutorial.

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