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On Broadway in Capitol Hill. I was walking with a lens I’m not 100% comfortable with, the 90mm Summicron. That was the only lens I had with me that walk. I looked to my right as I walked past an open window looking into a...

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How to try to lose a customer

Amazon has done a job of trying to lose me as a customer. En ordered an outdoor grill table: http://amzn.to/2fEkjVo (No, don’t buy this, it’s crap) It arrived earlier in the week and I got the assembling the flatpack...

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Smoker Controller – V1

Today was a day of looking at datasheets because it’s fun. I will be the first to admit that I have a strange definition of “fun.” Basically, I have an electronic mock-up of a smoker controller. I made room for...

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Smoker Controller

Yesterday as I was waiting for the smoker to finish the pulled pork I had on it I I got to thinking. It was frustrating to have the temperature fluctuating so much. I had the controller set to 225ºF and it was swinging from...

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Pulled Pork

Today I used my smoker in real anger for the first time. I tossed on a small pork butt and let it go to town. It’s a passive endeavor to drive the smoker. You put whatever you want to cook on and forget about it. And when...

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Sun

In a couple of weeks we’ll have an eclipse pass over us. En and I will be in Idaho for it staying at an AirBNB for the duration… well, except when the eclipse is actually happening of course. I also got some more...

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I made some “cameras!”

I now have a pair of home-built “cameras!” They are about as basic as the term can possibly be taken. I have a “Leica” and a “Micro-4/3” cameras. Ok, so they are nothing more than a lens mount...

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