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Oldies, but goodies.

Posted 05-05-2011 at 04:22 AM by peonuser

Finally have the cobol compiler working. Whoopee. If can even be used for cgi. Thought I might write a couple of business programs with it also. Had to compile from source. Love open source.

Directron has a big deal going on today. If I did not live so far away and the price of fuel so high, I would go. Need to work on the house anyway.

Jameco sent me a catalog. Ut oh. Better hide it so I do not order anything.

In a “who’s on first” moment, A friend asked...
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Been a bit quiet lately.

Posted 05-01-2011 at 04:24 PM by peonuser
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Found several rc cars at Goodwill for two and three dollars each. No controllers though. The tonka toy rc cars were dismembered for the power train to be used for my pc based robot. Have all the parts, it now just a matter of putting it all together.

Put a couple of basic recipes for my daughter on www.instructables.com.

Bought an adult bike for five dollars from Goodwill. Needs lots of work... It will become everything from transportation to an energy generation...
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Et cetera

Posted 04-13-2011 at 11:28 PM by peonuser

Made some geek some geek cufflinks if they really are that. http://www.instructables.com/id/Geek-cufflinks/.

Only 14 more instructables to go till I move on to something else.

Love a certain fast food restaurant's stirrer straws. http://twitpic.com/4k482y

Made a new joystick breakout cable. That should solve some problems.

Backed up my web Wordpress blog.

Fixing to test running my pc robot on 8 d cells. (like that will work....)...
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Familia

Posted 04-04-2011 at 11:13 AM by peonuser

Been spending a lot of time getting family recipes recorded for my family. Quite a few of them are "how to" basics as for doing things from scratch. We will not use anything from a box unless we have to. At least I can leave the family something money can not buy.

Been still having a challenge using the joystick port to acquire data. I will figure it out yet.

Made a solder-less usb extender using telephone wall adapters.

Putting parts together...
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Pizza!

Posted 03-12-2011 at 11:41 PM by peonuser

Thought I would make some home made cheese. Done it a few times so it is not routine, but close. probably have a pizza party for some old friends very soon.
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