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Modification – Smith Backpack

I needed some sort of secure harness – to hold the Petrol Soundbag. A good place to start looking > https://www.google.com/search?q=sound+bag+harness Then click on the “Images” tab. Lots of designs to consider… Versa-flex have a few models. Price range: $154.95 to $225.45 https://www.versa-flex.com/audio-harnesses-accessories LocationSound ...Read More

Modification – Aoyue 9378 Soldering Station

I had the Ungar_9900 soldering station – for several years. This past January – the heating element broke. Finally found a used replacement pencil on ebay for $65, but there was a $85 shipping charge…! Amazing… Figured it was time to buy a new ...Read More

Modification – Mackie HM-4

Purchased this 4-way headphone amplifier in May-2019. It will be mounted in the back corner of my ‘Soundboard’ – getting the required 12 volts DC from the PowerSonic battery. However – this unit doesn’t have a power switch…! So I opened up the case, ...Read More

Modification – Aputure Remote

I purchased the Aputure AP-TR3N Remote Shutter Release Timer/Intervalometer – a few years ago. This model connects to a Nikon D7000. Used it for some sunset and sunrise timelapse sequences – of the Calgary skyline. The only problem it has – no power switch…! ...Read More

Modification – Cooper work apron

Been doing contract work for a local company, here in Millarville. May-07-2019 was my 5th year. Over the past few years, most of the projects – now focus on fixing machinery, design and fabrication. Working with steel – cutting, grinding, torching and welding – ...Read More

A few thoughts on reCAPTCHA ‘robots’…

Back in early May-2019, I was going to take a quick look at one of my regular goto sites > https://www.sciencealert.com/ For some unknown reason (and it has happened only once), I was sent to this page > https://www.sciencealert.com/.well-known/captcha/ This was the message > ...Read More

Harry Jerome – the long run…

I shot several sets of bracketed images of this location – back on Jun-15-2008. Started shooting around 10pm. The combination image above – shows the original 5 images (at 8s) that were captured. The Nikon was on a tripod and 3 exposures were made ...Read More

1965 Chevy truck

May-28-2017 Truck project   A friend wanted me to take some shots of his 1965 Chevy truck (283 engine), with the intent of getting it sold one day.   We moved it to a nearby field and I proceeded to photograph the vehicle.   ...Read More