Category Archives: Hobbies

Simple guitar cable tester

With social distancing being the current norm, I’m working primarily from home right now.  As such, I found I needed to clean my work area.  Doing this, I also found I had a lot of random bits around and decided … Continue reading

Posted in Circuits and Electronics, Hobbies, Music | Comments Off on Simple guitar cable tester

Original iPod Shuffle – on Linux

That’s right, I’ve finally found a way to use my old 512mb Shuffle on Linux. Thanks to keyj for making a simple python script in 2006. How it works is you put whatever you want for mp3s onto the shuffle … Continue reading

Posted in Computers and Hardware, Hobbies, Music, Personal, Projects, Technology, Web/Internet | Comments Off on Original iPod Shuffle – on Linux

Driveway alignment, do it yourself!

I’ve always been under the assumption that alignments should only be done by professionals on an alignment rack.  While I do still believe that this will give the best results, in a pinch, it can be done in the driveway … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, Trucks and Tractors, Hobbies, Home and Homestead | Comments Off on Driveway alignment, do it yourself!

Biking update

Since the last post I have: – Replaced old bashguard with new BBG – Replaced crankset with Shimano FC-M361 165mm crank – Replaced front 3x gears with 1x 32 tooth N/W (Blackspire Snaggletooth) – Removed front derailleur and added an … Continue reading

Posted in Hobbies, Home and Homestead, Upgrade | Comments Off on Biking update

Excited about biking

I’m stoked to get back into the mountain biking scene.  I haven’t done much of it since graduating college 10 years ago.  I’ve been tuning up my bike, a 2005 Giant Rincon.  I need to adjust the front derailleur and … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Hobbies, Home and Homestead, Upgrade | Comments Off on Excited about biking