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Ok this is more of a bather than a post. Buckle up the ride will not be smooth! The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in April 8, 2005 said it should be on all cars by 2008 and now trucks.. ok thats cool. Commercial Aircraft have had them for years BC (Before Cars) .. But in between those 2 camps there is a huge Black Hole. Whatever  you wish to call the tires, ie: rubber, skins, sneakers, and others. Tires are the most ignored, or understood part of your plane. You ...
Function Generator Image 1 This is one of thoughs things that just comes along. It is a B&K Precision 3010 Function Generator, it was 5 bucks at the local Goodwill. It did not have a power cord set and I'm never going to find one (image 2). Power Plug not NEMA Image 2 Hack #1 Image 3 Hack #2 Image 4 This connector is not the standard oval, its smaller. Over time I have seen some terrible hacks, good ol' Southern Engineering, Rigging, etc (please see images 3 and 4). But I'm ge ...
You had that pile of transistors and you didn't know if they worked? Well I know I have... So today while rummaging around Before we started Image 1 in my local pawn shop I spoted this old tester in one of the stores bins. I was labled in Spanish no less.  It was marked $14.95, but I got it for 5 bucks.. When I opened it up, I found out was rather crude, and nothing to write home about.   The Guts No Blood yet Image 2 The Schematic Image 3   THE PLAN: I would like to have ...