Naza M Quad 450 Test Flight

Arduino Neopixel RTC Clock

3D Printing and Painting

First of all, I am not a world-class painter. My eyesight isn’t what it use to be and hand-painting these things was a pain. At the behest of my youngest, it started out with Pokémon. While I have 3D printed for years, I had never airbrushed or hand painted a...

Sawppy: How I Built a Rover

So a while back I was browsing the internet and came upon a project by Jet Propulsion Laboratory to build your own model of the Mars Curiousity rover. It sparked my interest because I had been looking for something to do. I was a little bored. It didn’t take...

Water Level Detector

Lots of rain in Iowa lately. Lots of flooding also. In Council Bluffs, it’s not rare to see people emptying crap out of their basements after a good rain.  Here is a shot from my backyard security camera from just last week. So while I avoid a flooded basement...

Stuff Happens

A nice gentleman brought in a Samsung Galaxy Tab S TM-807V with a severly cracked screen. It was also very attached to the 3rd party plastic case/cover it was in. It was clear the Tab had not been removed from its case in a very long time.   The first warning...