Ramblin' Dan's Workshop

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Old-timer's Lament

Wow! Getting back into micro computer code writing is harder than I remember. Perhaps my 70-year-old brain cells are slowing? Haw! Good excuse, eh? I will go with that for now. The problem is I am starting all over and am finding it impossible to just pick up where I left off. No real surprise. It’s...
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Scritch, scritch...

That's just me, scratching my itch. I dug out my Parallax hardware which includes a "Basic Stamp" and a "Propeller" microprocessors. I at one time had them talking to each other through the "XBee" RF modules. All part of my "Remote Conning" or Radio (computer) control for model boats. It's going to ...DSC07621
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Workshop WiFi Link

I have been actively converting my workshop CNC computers (3) over to LinixCNC. I have been keeping them off my network as Windows updates will and have killed several of my CNC runs. Windows 10 now being very nasty about doing it.. The LINUX OS has so far never been an issue. So I leave them networ...netgearwn2500rp
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DELL Desktop Computer OptiPlex GX755 (part 2)

The computer has arrived. It's a heavy little bugger. Must go about 15 pounds. The machine has a bit of a problem. I am running Linux OS on it but first tried to initialize the installed Windows 10. What a scary experience that was. Scary because of the invasion of privacy agreements Microsoft wante...
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Setting the Stage About My 3D Printing

I want to make something very clear about my jump into 3D printing. I am very much a "Johnny-Come-Lately" I am professing I am no way an expert. All I knew when I started was what I could read from the sidelines. At first the cost was prohibitive. The field has been growing very rapidly and that has...
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