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by Lenp
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keurig Coffee Maker
Replies: 12
Views: 4532

Re: Keurig Coffee Maker

Update on Keurig: The wire cut DRM hack a year plus later, still works without fail to brew any cup or dispense hot water. WARNING: On the models that can use a carafe, the lower piercing needle is hung out in space on a small arm, since it swings away when the larger carafe cup is used. It is frag...
by Lenp
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Energy problem solved!
Replies: 10
Views: 2369

Re: Energy problem solved!

Methinks this 'skin effect' is when the purchaser...Gets Skinned! :razz:
by Lenp
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Nuts and Volts dead ?
Replies: 27
Views: 5158

Re: Is Nuts and Volts dead ?

It's all about money! The internet has turned into a shell game, and sometimes they play with 3 empty shells. All the spam, redirects and outright malicious garbage are enough to destroy any potential benefits, but somehow somebody is paying them and the crooks are harvesting the gold! Years ago wir...
by Lenp
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any knife makers out there?
Replies: 2
Views: 210

Any knife makers out there?

I have a very common import (SWT-508) wire cutting/stripping machine and am considering making a different set of blades to expand it's capability. There are two identical blades, made of flat steel , with a 'V' notch and 2 mounting holes. They operate vertically in opposing directions, making a ope...
by Lenp
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self entertaining, entertainment system!
Replies: 29
Views: 3223

Re: Self entertaining, entertainment system!

For the thinkers about cell phone interference...It changes with nobody at home. We are in a rural area so no one else is even close by! I'll just bet this set was made at the end of October.. the 31st to be more precise. If it wasn't a great set otherwise there would be a bullseye painted on the sc...
by Lenp
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self entertaining, entertainment system!
Replies: 29
Views: 3223

Re: Self entertaining, entertainment system!

Time for another 'Vizio Smart Set' bash... Main set, stumbles all over the YouTube app. Hangs up, stalls during search and often switches to HDMI #1 mid-video! All other sets and Roku are on the same wireless network and have virtually no issues. I might put a pull chain switch with a log string on ...
by Lenp
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 6864

Re: Technology Backfire?

Regarding a stuck A.C relay... Years ago the A/C relay contacts stuck, the temp control and high pressure switch could not shut the compressor off since the contacts were weleded. It kept on pumping until the AC blew the pressure relief. It's a good thing that happened, we could have all been cryo p...
by Lenp
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 6864

Re: Technology Backfire?..UPDATE

At this point it looks like Honda fixed the issue with the software patch. Our CRV was intentionally parked for 14 days and it started without hesitation.
by Lenp
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 6864

Re: Technology Backfire?

Well, I figured there was all of the big solar collector pumps running almost 24/7 along with the tank circulation pumps, the automatic feeder for the ethylene glycol pumping frantically and the distribution pumps, even though they only ran briefly. Add to that everyone going into the equipment room...
by Lenp
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 6864

Re: Technology Backfire?

Even the solar/led walkway and garden lights, as cheap as they are, provide more convenience than utility. Solar charging on a car roof would offer cord free battery charging, but its cost is likely more than the value of all the energy it produces. Years ago I was involved in a large solar project ...
by Lenp
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sorry, could not resist to post...
Replies: 31
Views: 7921

Re: Sorry, could not resist to post...

Years ago renewable link cartridge fuses were popular in commercial panel boards, and boxes of links were plentiful. But like the penny behind the fuse moron, the wrong link could accidentally, or purposely, be placed in the cartridge with damaging results. I have an old bakelite screw type fuse tha...
by Lenp
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Nuts and Volts dead ?
Replies: 27
Views: 5158

Re: Is Nuts and Volts dead ?

Sometime ago I got a copy of the the writer's guide for N & V, and now....Should I bother?
by Lenp
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 6864

Re: Technology Backfire?

Sunshine, like water and air can all be free, but often there are big costs in getting, and using it!
by Lenp
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 57
Views: 6864

Re: Technology Backfire?

I guess it's all about the idle scientists at EPA looking for ways to make our life better😈 When the battery goes dead and it is jumped there are many systems that report faults until they reinitialize. Things like collision avoidance, lane departure, side vehicle aproach, vehicle stability...why do...
by Lenp
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keurig Coffee Maker
Replies: 12
Views: 4532

Re: Keurig Coffee Maker

I wonder of the new Keurig's are 'also smart' or did they learn from that 'product improvement' ?