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Concerts…at the Church?

It might be happening.  We’re thinking about doing 5-6 concerts starting in January and ending in June.  Names of Artists TBA soon!

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Other Strat thoughts

I’m pretty well done on my Strat kick, but have been thinking about a few other things.  Ideally I had been figuring that a natural body with stain (probably without sunburst ideally) would be the best, but I suppose since … Continue reading

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How the Stratocaster SHOULD be made!

I have this thing with Stratocasters, I love the shape but I hate the 5 position slide switch and I’m not a fan of single coil pickups either.  I’m up in the air on the scale (25.5″, normally I like … Continue reading

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Motorcycle for saving money?

It seems this comes up a lot.  “Will riding a motorcycle save me money?”  The answer is “it depends.”  If you lose the car (and consequently maintenance, monthly bills, insurance etc) and only ride a motorcycle – yes, you will … Continue reading

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Things to do with an iPad for around $100

I’ve had a hankering to get myself an iPad for a while now, but I just can’t justify the cost.  Things are starting to change though.  No longer is an iPad just a web browser palette.   You can run your … Continue reading

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Saving money by riding a motorcycle

I’ve long thought that somebody could save a lot of money by riding a motorcycle during the warmer months as opposed to driving their cars.  Heck, bikes get as much as 100mpg depending on how small you go.  Well, I’ve … Continue reading

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CPU paperweight

A year or so ago I was gutting computers for handy pieces of metal (primarily the sheets for the case sides as well as aluminum heatsinks).  One of them happened to contained an old Intel 486-33mhz CPU, circa 1989.  As … Continue reading

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Selling effects pedals

One more hair-brained scheme for making money at home. I’ve been building guitar effects pedals for 5 years now and I’m considering building a few to sell to local music shops and see how that goes.  Any pedals I would … Continue reading

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Blog for money?

Is it even possible to blog for money?  I’ve done a lot of research and the answer is “sort of.”  The reason I say that is, yes, you can make money – BUT – you are most likely looking at … Continue reading

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Raymond Wood Heat

I’ve always wanted to own my own business.  I’ve thought of everything from a General Store to a Custom Hotrod Shop.  Currently my thinking is that I would be interested in starting a business called “Raymond Wood Heat.”  We would … Continue reading

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