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Brahm Neufeld
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Rebuilding a 1977 Luxman L-30 Stereo Amplifier
My uncle asked me if I could repair his Luxman L-30 stereo amplifier, circa 1976-78. I said I could, so I did! The L-30 is a 2x35W integrated amp made by Lux corporation in Japan. The company is still around , making hifi products. When Uncle Pete brought o...
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Re-cap on NAD 3020 Stereo Amplifier
A few weeks back I started hunting for a turntable and amplifier. My dad had his old kit boxed up in my parents' garage and he was happy to give the NAD 3020 amp and Onkyo CP-1010A turntable a new home! After connecting all the gear, everything sounded good...
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MLB.com Fantasy Baseball Score Checker
I've been hacking away on a project for my fantasy baseball league. MLB.com's fantasy baseball has its daily scoreboard in flash, so it doesn't work on mobile. Not only did I want to check my score on mobile, I thought having easily accessible scores on mob...
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Automatically Generate Screenshots of Foxboro I/A Graphics
At work we have a Foxboro I/A control system. I was getting a lot of requests to take screenshots of control system graphics - which I don't mind fulfilling, because usually someone wants to make something better. I wanted a better way to fulfill these requ...
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Quiche Lorraine
More Great British Bake Off-inspired cooking - I made Quiche Lorraine today. I've never made a quiche before in my life! It was fun and delicious. I found this recipe  that was the main inspiration, but I wanted to add broccoli so I took some hints from thi...
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Great British Bake Off
Robyn got me hooked on this show called the Great British Bake Off. It has inspired me to try baking a couple of the tastier looking things on the show. Here is Mary Berry's Lemon Tart : Not bad for a first crack! Here is a fruit tart that uses the same swe...
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Homemade Soylent (Schmilk)
In 2013 I read about Soylent , a "nutritionally complete" meal replacement beverage invented by a software engineer, who started a 30-day experiment to see if he could survive on the stuff. His experiment morphed into a crowdfunding campaign with a feed-the...
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Weight Loss
I think I've got this weight loss thing figured out. In Montreal in 2011, I started writing a blog post called "Losing weight with common sense", because I was going to make all of these "sensible" changes to melt off the pounds, and hold myself accountable...
brahm: Weight Loss
brahm: Weight Loss
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Summer of Baseball 2015
2015 was the summer of baseball!  Robyn and I saw the Jays play 3 games against the Twins in May, in Minnesota. I went on a trip with my parents to Seattle in July to see the Jays play the Mariners. Robyn had a business trip in Chicago, so I flew down to me...
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By default, E3+ overload relays have a "reset" button that doubles as a "test trip" button
Long time, no blog! At work the other day we came across an interesting situation. We had a motor that we just couldn't get started. Wiring was good, communication was good, no faults being recorded...but every time we hit the start button the motor instant...
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