you’ll shoot your eye out kid

you’ll shoot your eye out kid

Brady and i got air guns for Christmas and we still haven’t had a chance to get out of town for some extended shooting… i am hereby making it a priority this month!

he got a step up from the traditional Red Ryder, a Crossman M4-177 pump rifle. with 600 fps, rifled barrel, picatinny rails, windage …

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modded Spektrum DX3R R/C radio

modded Spektrum DX3R R/C radio

this is a really old mod… i felt like writing something and all my current projects still have the hood up right now.

i blinged out this Spektrum DX3R with a custom wheel, skin, and backlight. it’s the original DX3r which has now been replaced with the DX3R Pro.

the above is a pretty accurate representation of …

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booq Mamba Courier Messenger Style Bag for Macbook Pro (and other 15″ Laptops)

booq Mamba Courier Messenger Style Bag for Macbook Pro (and other 15″ Laptops)

a Quest!

deciding that my new 2012 Macbook Pro deserved a nice home, i went in search of the perfect messenger bag… well, as perfect as my price range would allow!

at the last minute, i decided to take a risk and order the booq Mamba Courier 15 in black. i had previously never heard of booq, …

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2012 Macbook Pro 15 Custom Skin (printed at DecalGirl.com)

2012 Macbook Pro 15 Custom Skin (printed at DecalGirl.com)

i created the abstract design above in Photoshop for a custom skin to put on my new Macbook Pro and had it printed through DecalGirl.com.

never been a fan of the bulkier “shell” style cases, though they do offer more protection. hopefully this will at least keep it scratch-free. i’ll update this post with how it …

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BeagleBoard-XM: Getting Started (cuz a Raspberry Pi would have been too trendy)

BeagleBoard-XM: Getting Started (cuz a Raspberry Pi would have been too trendy)

i grabbed a new BeagleBoard-XM Rev C from eBay and thought i would document the first steps towards getting a project running with it…

WTF is a BeagleBoard-XM?

the BeagleBoard, BeagleBoard-XM, and BeagleBone are a family of small (3.5″), inexpensive, singe-board computers based on the ARM Cortex-A8 CPU. unlike MCU’s such as the Arduino, PIC, NetDuino, these …

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