A digital caliper was at one point the domain of the wealthy. The rest of us had to slug along with our slide calipers and suck it up. And then came the silicon revolution. Everything became smaller, cheaper, and easier to mass produce. Now you can pick up a set of digital calipers for as…
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Tablet Teardown of the U30GT Android Tab
Have you ever wondered what’s inside a tablet computer? It might be a bit more general purpose than you think. And with parts more useful than the pong console. The Cube U30GT has reached the end of it’s life and I’m scrapping it for parts in this tablet teardown.
Sears Tele-Games (APF TV Fun 400) Teardown
During the late 1970’s arcade games were just coming into vogue. Capitalizing on the trend General Instruments released their “Pong on a chip”, the AY-3-8500 and it was picked up for the Sears Tele-Games console.
IGUS Drylin Bushings Removed (for now)
Counting the IGUS Drylin bushing test as a success I’m moving back to bearings. For now. Here’s why.
Sealed 608 Bearing: Should You Clean It or Just Oil It
.I’m now faced with a slight dilemma. The 3D scanner table has been modified for a 608 bearing and printed out. And as it turns out the 608 bearings I intended to use are a gummed up with shipping oil. Should we clean out the bearings with Acetone? Or just drown them in some PTFE…