Friday, January 18, 2019

170 - Canceling Netflix DVD

  • Netflix DVD now takes 3x longer to deliver DVDs.
  • What are the alternatives to watch newly released movies?
  • Vudu, Crackle, Amazon, Youtube, iTunes Movies, Redbox, Netflix streaming
  • Streaming costs are $5 per movie.
  • Redbox kiosks are $1.75-$2
  • I canceled Netflix DVD and joined Redbox.

Friday, January 11, 2019

169 - New Year New Plan

  • Th New Year. I don't make resolutions, but i do think about what I want out of the upcoming year. 
  • I'd like to do more projects. Didn't do that many last year, comparatively. 
  • I want to be more content at my day job.
  • Want to post more concept projects. Hydraulic press, CNC router. Some projects don't get build or I can't afford them.
  • Favorite projects from last year - pitching machine, metal brake, Legend of Zelda Master Sword, Fortnite costumes, shop lighting upgrade
  • Projects for 2019 - the deck, work bench, dust collection, finishing shop upgrade, drift trike

Friday, January 4, 2019

168 - I'm Going to Disney World!

  • Took my first trip to Disney World
  • Shop update - still cleaning but I've started putting in the ceiling panels.
  • Back to Disney, a quick run down of what I did, what I'd suggst.

Friday, December 28, 2018

167 - Reading

  • This episode is going to be more like what I want from future episodes, just exploring a topic.
  • With project updates as progress occurs - a garage door update in the shop.
  • Reading, I try to read at least some every day.
  • I love reading, the use of imagination. While I watch a lot of movies and don't read many books, that's because movies are shorter. It's also easier to multi-task during a movie.
  • Reading in school.
  • My veracity for reading started in second grade.
  • The Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.
  • I've read a lot of Vonnegut, working through his books now.
  • Cormac McCarthy is my favorite author.
  • Phillip K. Dick
  • Orson Scott Card
  • Books I want to read.

Friday, December 21, 2018

166 - Top TV 2018

  • Generation Kill
  • Better Call Saul
  • Star Trek Continues
  • Succession
  • Atypical
  • Bojack Horseman
  • The Haunting of Hill House
  • Bodyguard
  • Homecoming
  • The Shield.

Friday, December 14, 2018

165 - It's Still Electric

  • Where to put my 240 volt receptacle.
  • If you're doing electrical work, hire an electrician. If you want to risk your safety, this is how I wired my junction box and receptacles.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 - closing in on the end.
  • Shop ceiling panels

Friday, December 7, 2018

164 - 240v Electrical Work

  • Finalizing details. Will be splitting a 240v circuit to 120.
  • I have a subpanel for baseboard heaters. Baseboard heaters no longer exist. Re purposing the breaker to get (2) 120v breakers and I just might add a 240v outlet to the shop for the future.
  • Dust collector needs a dedicated circuit
  • Tracking down the breaker box diagram
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