Good evening fellow Opponauts. I shared a lovely Hall and Oates song with you guys a few days ago from my driving music playlist. I figured that I’d share more songs in the coming days. Here’s another favourite of mine. The 1985 hit “You’re the Inspiration” by Chicago. I hope you all enjoy it. »
Today I went down the rabbit hole of little known machining processes on Wikipedia and stumbled upon a nifty little thing called friction stir welding. This process is pretty badass and definitely exploits everything I love about machining. If you scroll all the way to the bottom you’ll see in the listed applications… »
Clay Aiken once ran for Congress. VW once tried to build an S-Class. One of them was very successful.
My new spindle is here, excited to fix the problems caused by not doing the job myself...that’ll show me. »
My wife has switched gears on me (car puns!) and now suddenly the Mazda 3 and the second gen Vibe are back in the game. She wants to start test driving this month too. Yeah, sure, she said that she just wanted me to go out and decide for her, but she wisely reconsidered. She’s actually getting excited over the… »
So I’ve been spending a lot of time on Craigslist since the Jaguar became sold, and I’ve seen some cool stuff. Mostly I’ve been looking at Fox body Mustangs, but I’ve also found a nice ‘66 Mustang coupe (six cylinder 3 speed!) and a lot of other neat junk...but this? This is just fantastic.… »
I installed and configured the FREE Sophos UTM today. I now have intrusion prevention, another firewall, Content filtering (including ssl mitm), etc. I wanted my son to be able to use the internet. Now it’s dialed in for everyone. Simple setup on my esx host. Just needed a spare nic and whammo. »
Well the last two or three weeks have been up and down while cleaning friends cars (or rather working around the weather to get chance too). »