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Scott McGrath
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Convert your CMS site to static in seconds with a simple linux command line
This little tip will hopefully be helpful to webmasters with deadbeat clients out there.  Scenario: you host site xyz.com for Joe Smith.  The site runs on ancient version of Joomla, which relies on an old, unsupported version of PHP. It's a pain to update, ...

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Reaper, Linux, and the Behringer X-Air - Complete Studio Solution, Part 1
Introduction and Rationale This is part one of a major effort to document my experiences with recreating my home studio, entirely using Linux.  Without getting into too many of the specifics, a few months ago I decided that I was unhappy with Windows' shena...

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Windows 10 and hardware incompatibility
A few months ago, I replaced my laptop and my desktop.  The move was motivated by a need to reinstall the OS (Windows 8) due to slowness and broken system components.  My desktop was particularly nasty - the Windows update mechanism broke, causing it to tak...

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Are these exhaust pipes? No, they are DIY pannier guards!
These "exhaust pipes" will hold your panniers back AND give you 5 extra horsepower!  As many others seem to have (according to posts I've read in forums), I've been plagued by the issue of my pannier bags curling inward and getting hung up in the spokes.  T...

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Electric bike run up Mt. Philo
Over the last few months I have significantly upgraded my E-bike.  Replaced the old battery (along with its horrible, self-sabotaging BMS ), and more recently, upgraded to an Infineon controller, and added a Cycle Analyst.  Sometime I will give a full rundo...

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My Solidoodle 4: One year later
I've had the printer a full year now, and I would say that I've printed at least couple hundred things.  I've downloaded things from  Thingiverse , designed my own parts and prototypes, and overall gotten tons of good use out of this machine.  Here it is pr...

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Great report on the sled that my neighbor Steve invented! http://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/sledding-adventure-siv382/Content?oid=2500258

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Door-actuated space heater power lockout
Here's a little project I did last night: Power strip modified for dry-contact switching Magnetic switch on the door I'll try to keep this short: due to some insulation issues in the garage under the second floor, Henry's room gets kind of cold in the morni...

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Got a new car
Well I did it.  Bit the bullet and, after thinking about lots of different possibilities, decided to go with what I know: 2013 VW Golf TDI with tech package.  It took me a while to find one, but as I learned from my last car, if you don't get what you want ...
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