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Chinook Mini Helicopter Project

I had a fairly terrible idea to convert two $80.00 RC helicopters into a single CH-47 Chinook. The Chinook has two rotors, one forward and one aft (very different from the V-22 Osprey that has rotors on the tips of the wings). It’s a terrible idea because of…

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Traxxas TRX-4 Defender

I bought a new toy. I had an RC off-road truck back when I was 19 and I suddenly wanted one now because I saw just how awesome they are these days. This is a big 1/10th scale crawler with locking differentials, oil fill shocks, waterproof electronics, and…

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Jupiter’s Legacy: Watchable Bad TV

I finished watching the first season (volume?) of Jupiter’s Legacy. I was concerned about the quality of the writing by episode 2 and by the end of the season, I decided that this is a fairly bad show. It’s not terrible but in some episodes, I desperately wanted…

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Deleting All Users? Uh Oh!

My blog site has been compromised. I have no idea how someone can access the site and replace WordPress blog files with their own malicious crap. But they do it. it’s not even clear what they get from it because my host disabled malicious files as soon as…

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My Later Career in Computer Programing

This is a continuation of my story started in this earlier post here. At the end of my last post, I wrote about getting a job working for TimeLogic on a broadcast delay system. I Actually interviewed for that job and had to write some software as a…

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