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James Rogers
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Careful What You Cackle Maniacally For.
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Upgrading Makerbot Replicator 2 Build Platform to Glass
I recently had to repair my acrylic build platform after I broke it trying to fix a wild curve to the material that had grown worse with time.  Even with the extra couple of mm of material I printed to the center of the acrylic sheet, there was still a noti...

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Finally spent the $10 to upgrade the build plate on my Replicator 2. If I had known how big of a difference this was going to make to my builds, plus how quick, easy, and inexpensive, I would have done it 3 years ago. 
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Octoprint on Raspberry Pi works for Makerbot Replicator2 now.
Could not get Makerware to work on the latest Debian installation.  I installed windows and the Makerware software onto a tiny computer I had. I used NoMachine on this computer and a couple of other computers and pad computers to run the Makerware software....

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Fixing makerbot replicator 2 acrylic build plate.
Having problems getting a good print out of your old makerbot replicator?  If yours is like mine the build plate is so warped that anything you print will stick too hard in places and not stick at all in other places. This project is on thingiverse.  A disc...

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USB raspberry pi zero computer
I built a pi zero with a male usb end attached. It looks like a giant thumb drive. It is like a parasite, in that it uses the keyboard, mouse, monitor and network connection of the attached host, all through the usb connection. This gives me a full UNIX env...

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Black Ice is so hot this year!
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A new way to look at small project building.
When I got the 37 sensor kit a few years ago I figured out what was wrong with how normal arduinos are used to built circuits. Using these little sensors and devices mounted on tiny break out boards with connectors already in place, it was easy to connect t...

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Planning on building a new home server.
All my computer hardware is ancient at this point.  The old server that I got second hand blew up on me, so I am looking at getting back up to the trailing edge of technology again. Start with an 8 core AMD processor with 16GB  of RAM, an over-sized power s...
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