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How To Install OctoPi (Raspberry Pi OctoPrint)

Having a 3D printer at your disposal is pretty amazing, but it can be a pain when you have to keep the printer tethered to your working computer for hours (or even days) while it runs! I was looking for a simple solution to drive my printer while I used my laptop for other purposes (like going to work during the week) when I came across OctoPrint, an open-source 3D printer web interface for controlling and monitoring the printer from a remote computer. The software essentially creates a running web server for the printer and takes the place of printing suites like MatterControl or Repetier, so it does require running on a machine connected to the printer via USB. If you have an old PC gathering dust, you can easily set it up and have a permanent print station. I, however, don’t have the luxury of a lot of space, so I wanted a more portable option that I could pull out when I needed to use it and easily put away. For this, I chose the Raspberry Pi as it is small enough to easily fit into the printer’s form factor, doesn’t require much electricity to run, and has built-in WiFi compatibility. The OctoPrint software even comes as a complete Linux distro optimized for Raspberry Pi called OctoPi.

Out of the box, OctoPi incorporates the LAMP stack for web hosting, a complete OctoPrint installation (including dependencies) for controlling the 3D printer, the mjpg-streamer package for streaming timelapse videos of the print process, and CuraEngine for slicing. This last item, however, is really moot because of the anemic computing power of the Raspberry Pi. I prefer to slice models on my working computer then transfer over the network to OctoPi for printing.

OctoPi is a pretty simple setup with a lot of really good documentation both at the OctoPrint.org site and their GitHub page. To start, make sure you have Etcher installed and simply download the latest stable version from http://octopi.octoprint.org/download (Be sure to grab the md5 file to verify the download as well!). Unzip the downloaded image and burn it to your SD card using Etcher like you would any other RPi image.

OctoPi network setup
If you don’t know how to manage these settings, you might think twice before diving into 3D Printing. Just a thought.

Open the newly burnt SD card as a removable drive in your computer’s file explorer. In the root folder of the SD card, use a text editor to open octopi-network.txt and edit the file as necessary to match your network configuration. Don’t forget to delete the # at the beginning of the appropriate lines or OctoPi will not connect to the network!

Eject the SD card from your computer, pop it into the Raspberry Pi, run a USB cable from the Pi to the printer, and turn on the Pi by plugging it into a power supply. Give the Pi a minute to boot up, and SSH into it from your main computer. The Pi will be located on the network as octopi.local (or an IP address assigned by the router). As usual, the default username is pi and the default password is raspberry.

Change the password using the passwd command, then close your SSH session.

Open a browser on your main computer and point it to octopi.local (or the assigned IP address). The OctoPrint interface will open with the “First-Run Wizard” and prompt you to set up access controls such as username and password. This is specific to OctoPrint and independent of the username and password used to access the Pi via SSH. If you don’t plan on having your printer exposed to the Internet or having anyone else connecting to your network, you may disable access control. I keep it active just in case, so disable at your own risk!

Reboot OctoPi through the menu at the top right of the screen, and you will be all set to print! If you need more help, check out the README section of the GitHub page or drop a comment below!

How To Add Wireless Charging To Any Device

With just a few off-the-shelf parts, you can add wireless charging to any portable device!

Parts used (AFFILIATE LINKS):
Qi Wireless Charging Receiver: http://amzn.to/2se8NEC
Omoton Case for Moto X Pure: http://amzn.to/2sPUPpi
Choetech Wireless Charger: http://amzn.to/2sdDTw9

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“Shaving Mirror” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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okay so today we’re going to look at a

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very simple non hack that you can do

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more of more of a pro tip that you can

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do to turn a non wirelessly charging

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phone into a Qi compliant wireless

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charging phone that you can use with

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pretty much anything available market

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now I have tried this already with a

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piece of trash deal right there and of

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course it wasn’t she complained so do

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not recommend what you should do you

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should do the smart way and grab

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yourself a party grab this the case in

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the case of patriotism

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so I got the helmet on case here and you

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can see overview of that I’ll put a link

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somewhere as you can see the view of the

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case it’s a good little case that with

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no cream for a protective mouthpiece

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fishing form and then sort of a harder

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hair

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so the Carter classic partnership

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it’s nice because it steps look it

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allows the phones except last slide

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expenses which going to be imperative if

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we’re going to get a good connection and

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then I got this wireless charger on

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Amazon for in a couple bucks it’s not a

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big deal decreasing all over the place

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make sure you get one that she compliant

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as most of them are the long time most

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of them so I think this is a super

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simple not not even a real hack so we’ve

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got our little charging pad as you see

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it’s got the key icon air so you do know

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that it is Qi compliant or at least we

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hope that is Qi compliant you know but

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all we got to do is just plug this

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little guy here into BA and I’m going to

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actually put it I’m actually going to

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put the charger down here towards the

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bottom not actually going to Center it

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up on the phone on this particular model

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simply because you’re going to create

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with there’s a little circuit board in

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here and of course the antenna that adds

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a little bit of thickness so I’m going

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to stick it down here where the phone

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curves in just so it doesn’t create the

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bulge on the back of the phone that

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would allow that would make the phone

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sit and rock and do all the annoying

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things anyway so then so all we’re going

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to do is just place that there they’re

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going to that

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[Music]

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over them play nice and or Center down

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there on top slide enter squishy parked

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over that have an enforce lift the

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harder outer shot onto a mic back now we

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have a Moto X pure a little extra beep –

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that looks perhaps to it but it is it is

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flat on the back that’s nice it’s kind

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of nice weight – I like I like kind of

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this bp4 debuff that’s throwback to the

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old track very like – mom you know

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pulling up inside your head Zack Morris

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phone anyway so I liked a little bit of

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weight there it adds a substantial bit

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there and when I’m when I’m traveling

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when I’ve got this gun mounted it

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doesn’t shake quite so much just get a

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little more inertia to

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so that’s that and it really that is

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that is all there is to it is very

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simple hack I’ll throw it on the charger

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here so you can see what happens so here

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we have a G compliant charger that I

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picked up at IKEA me has this section

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from ten bucks on the way over there I

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don’t really care but it works we got to

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do is just stick that on there and as

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you see it’s now charging I mean that’s

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really all you got to do so if you liked

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the video and I’ll give it a thumbs up

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share with your friends and of course

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you know always subscribe that’s pretty

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cool too and until next time Cali oh

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Omoton Moto X Pure/Style Case Unbox & Review

The Omoton cases offer great quality on a budget. This is a dual-layer case offering a shock-absorbing polyurethane inner layer surrounded by a rigid polycarbonate outer shell, and it fixes the biggest “feature” of the Moto X Pure: it’s curved back!

Grab one here (AFFILIATE LINK): http://amzn.to/2sfntQm

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I ordered this from Amazon

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it’s the omelet on Moto X pure case this

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is it’s like ten bucks on Amazon stuff

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like that and it promises to give you a

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flat back now if I just get blasting

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open promises to give you a flat back on

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your phone which can be useful for

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things like wireless charging okay so

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it’s in the box and then it comes in

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this kind of a plastic zipper top kind

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of bag here and when I feel hard just a

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business card

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Oh gonna come a little mock up going

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inside it’s got a nice feel to it it’s

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not it’s not super slick but it’s not

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like you know doesn’t feel like hard

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tough plastic so you know that’s or

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whatever it’s got this put the two-piece

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here

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thank you so it is a two-piece case and

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okay so you know you’ve got you’ve got

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this soft internal part and then you

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have this harder and you know it’s

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pretty rigid you know fairly rigid so

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seems like it’s okay now you got some

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some weird sort of like I guess these

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extrusion but I’m not entirely certain

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the shape so probably what this is and

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we’re just you know hot stamp you know

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press it into place of course it presses

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in this little lot with little branding

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knots you know which one it goes to of

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course it matches the inside of this one

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here so first things first is as we put

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this guy inside here and you know if

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it’s pretty snug

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it’s pretty stuff it is not form-fitting

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as you see I’m thinking there was going

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there’s there’s not there’s just the

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booster just a void here and I don’t

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know if I like them or not

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I will probably do something here to

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[Music]

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shore that up a little bit but there’s a

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little bit of a void there and then if

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we take that and we can snap that right

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over it

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you know the little beefier feels beep

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heavier than this little guy is falling

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apart if you got buttons right here so

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you’ve got nice access to your power

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your plus and minus volume hold that

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down and that turns the screen on just

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fine it actually feels a little bit

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our button works just fine and volume

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seems to work really nicely so looks

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like we’re good at nice access to the

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power power supply port the USB port

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yeah everything seems to be good you got

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everything none of this is actually

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impeded by anything that’s just open

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headphone jack right there and that’s

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available there’s no flaps or anything

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pocket and of course when it starts to

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in the windshield of my car

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up to heat and ultraviolet so I will

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Tallyho yell

Product Review: SXE Electronics Wireless Charging Digital Alarm Clock

Looking for a good, cheap way to upgrade an older phone to have wireless charging? This probably isn’t it. It’s the good, the bad, and the REALLY ugly about the SXE Electronics Wireless Charging Digital Alarm Clock.

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okay so here we have the FX e wireless

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charging digital alarm clock wireless

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charging enabled smartphone anyway so

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here’s the box wirelessly charge your

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smartphone they can charge no wires

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needed because it comes with these

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handy-dandy

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wireless charging adapters that you can

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stick on the banking phone or your

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family ever and then of course you can

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wireless charging have on top a physical

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device to clock

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fuck your manual side and optional

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battery backup with to delay that’s the

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acquirement well it’s days you just like

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let’s do

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[Music]

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clock radio units we have two adapters

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AC adapter patient there this is light

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adapter the adapter it Saturday the

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adapter 110 120 240 240 in Portland –

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what – amp to 5 volt pan 6 and center

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positive barrel adapter 3 standard stuff

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there’s your battery port for two

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doublea’s charging pad oats it cut some

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nice kind of a rubbery substance here

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just to hold your stuff in place little

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grippy see I low and off for your alarm

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not that we need that on this model this

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is just something that we’re going to

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use to charge charge phone and cell time

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this is pretty bright see if it would

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affect the general settings so the

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lowest one should be okay for for

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nighttime use set the alarm for highest

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setting here goes off moving

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love it uh we’ll hook up the phone and

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see how it does with charging so what

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we’re going to do so we’re just gonna

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fit this right off in the back the phone

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here look it yeah right there your

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father she is fits them nice and snugly

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popper into case

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sure charging it’s charging there this

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is a yeah this is kind of ridiculous

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hear how this caught plug them sent

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Sunday now Friday and it has game looks

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like 11 minutes or so yeah so it’s on

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I’m a three minute the day to to in

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changes day over five day that’s

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ridiculous

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bad timing in this plan so if you want

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an accurate clock this is not going to

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be the one as I was afraid of this was

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sort of something that was handed in the

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back of my mind the whole time I was

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playing with this nowhere on the box

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does it say that it is Qi compliant and

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that’s the problem

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the other you know compatible with

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wireless charging in a smartphone other

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smartphones like an iphone blah blah

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not Chi compliant thus they do not work

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on any qi chargers they only work on

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this charger this particular charger

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wireless charging digital alarm clock

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stay away from it don’t buy this do not

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waste your money on this piece of trash

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get yourself a real qi adapter and a

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real key compatible charger

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Barnsong

Once upon a time, people set certain short themes as their startup and shutdown sound effects in Windows. This is one that I used to have for a while, featuring Don Knotts.

Breaking the Helicopter Speed Barrier

Abstract

New helicopter missions in both the commercial and military environment demand newer, faster helicopters. The major problem with this necessity is the absolute upper limit of rotary-wing airspeed. Several designers, including Bell, Boeing, Piasecki, and Sikorsky have brought various ideas for designs to break the helicopter speed barrier.

Since the first powered flight in 1903, inventors and innovators have refined and redesigned existing aircraft in order to make them fly higher, farther, and faster than before. That race is still continuing in the world of fixed-wing aircraft. Since the development of the helicopter in 1913, the focus in rotary-wing development has been stability and stationary power—being able to hover higher and longer or carry more weight. Little thought has been put into rotary speed proportional to power until the last twenty years or so when newer composite materials have been developed to withstand the strains put on them by increased aerodynamic loading. Augusta-Westland has been at the forefront of helicopter speed development since 1986 when an AW Lynx set the world speed record at 249.1 mph. (“Maximum Forward Speed”) As helicopter missions have become more varied and applicable, new designs have been needed to accommodate the growing segment of the industry (Hambling, 2008).

The main problem affecting helicopter maximum forward speed, or VNE, is a phenomenon unique to rotary-wing aircraft known as dyssymmetry of lift. Dyssymmetry of lift describes the condition wherein the advancing and retreating blades, due to their movement compared to the relative wind, have unequal airspeeds and generate unequal amounts of lift. To compensate for this, helicopter rotor systems are articulated in such as way as to allow the blade to “flap” up or down, changing the angle of attack and equalising the lift forces on both sides of the aircraft. Unfortunately, the faster a helicopter travels forward, the more lift must be compensated for (lift increases exponentially as airspeed increases) and the more the retreating blade must increase its angle of attack. In a traditionally-articulated helicopter, the absolute upper airspeed for any helicopter is approximately 250 mph. At this point, even the most advanced rotor systems and composite materials cannot prevent exceeding the critical angle of attack on the retreating side or creating shockwave-induced flow separation on the advancing side, and will, invariably, stall.

The first major foray into attempting to create a high-speed aircraft that maintained the ability to hover was the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey, a hybrid tilt-rotor aircraft that could takeoff, land, and hover like an helicopter while maintaining the high-speed and long-range cruise capacity of a turbo-prop airplane. This development was predicated by the U.S. Military’s need for a multi-role transport aircraft that could deploy troops and equipment to remote locations without a traditional runway and do it faster than a traditional helicopter. This project has seen numerous fall-backs since inception, including technical flaws (instability being chief among them) and fatal crashes as result of those flaws.

Seeing the development of the Osprey wrought with problems (and due to the military’s need for a reliable escort for the “Thundering Chicken”), Piasecki Aircraft has begun work on a modification of a Sikorsky YSH-60F Seahawk. Piasecki Aircraft has been a true innovator in the industry, developing the CH-47 Chinook and the CH-46 Sea Knight—reciprocating rotor systems that create twice the lifting power while counteracting torque with two sets of counter-rotating blades. The modified YSH-60F, dubbed “Speedhawk,” takes the traditional tail rotor system and replaces it with a movable “pusher propeller” to generate more forward speed without having to tilt the main rotor disc while still providing anti-torque capabilities at low speeds. This design has been looked at being adapted for the civil market as a faster transport helicopter for offshore oil rig crews, and is the closest to actual implementation as Piasecki has already developed a working prototype that fits all current military specifications.

Another traditional innovator in helicopter design, Sikorsky, is working on designs to also smash the 250 mph speed barrier imposed by traditional design limitations. The Sikorsky X2 helicopter design utilises another unusual design element: a coaxial rotor system. This coaxial system takes the essential anti-torque tandem rotor system used in the Chinook, and stacks the two systems on top of each other, as in the Russian Kamov series attack helicopters. This coaxial design has proved quite successful in Russian military operations, creating helicopters that push the design limitations of speed without sacrificing stability as in the Lynx. Sikorsky plans to pair this coaxial system with a pusher propeller in order to achieve planned speeds in excess of 280 mph.

As rotary-wing design thinking moves more and more “out of the box,” innovative designs will begin take hold and the basic shape of the helicopter, as we know it today, will seem as distant as that of the autogyro. New commuter missions will demand that helicopters be able to get people between city centers faster than terrestrial travel and directly to locations not necessarily adjacent to airports. Air ambulance services will demand faster transport for patients. The oil industry is seeking to adapt the Piasecki designs once they’re approved for production as a faster, more reliable “rig runner”. European transportation markets already make extensive use of helicopters for intercity travel, especially in mountainous or especially remote areas where traditional runways cannot effectively be built. The biggest market for these new “super-speed” helicopters will still surely be the military, where demand for effective, versatile attack aircraft has only increased as warfare has become more surgical and precise, but, like any technology that has developed from government investments, the private sector will find extremely clever uses for the hardware—given the chance.

References

Dyssymmetry of lift. (n.d.) In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissymmetry_of_lift

Hambling, David. (April 18, 2008). Speedhawk Challenges Osprey. Wired. Retrieved from http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2008/04/speedhawk-chall/

Hodge, Nathan. (December 26, 2008). The Quest for the 300-m.p.h. Helicopter. Wired. Retrieved from http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2008/12/the-quest-for-t/

Kamov. (n.d.) In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamov

Maximum Forward Speed. (n.d.) In Aerospaceweb.org. Retrieved from http://www.aerospaceweb.org/design/helicopter/velocity.shtml

Skillings, Jonathan. (February 26, 2008). Sikorsky’s Helicopter of the Future. Cnet News. Retrieved from http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9879588-7.html

Sikorsky Eyes Helicopter Speed Record. (April 20, 2009). In SmartBrief. Retrieved from http://www.smartbrief.com/news/aia/storyDetails.jsp?issueid=750F9C69-D6FD-4D96-8792-9D2DA0C35F31&copyid=C2015BF6-4CF8-4488-AFFE- 5256388513E0&brief=AIA&sb_code=rss&&campaign=rss

Thompson, Mark. (September 26, 2007). V-22 Osprey: A Flying Shame. Time. Retrieved from http:// www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1665835,00.html

V-22 Osprey. (n.d.) In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-22_Osprey

Cross-cut Paper Shredder Teardown and Repair

I managed to completely jam my paper shredder during a bout of document disposal last summer. An old credit report managed to wrap itself around the blade drum and would not back out, so I had to either buy a new shredder or tear this one apart and fix it!

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gentlemen welcome back to the kitchen table

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today we have got this skookum mcchoocher

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i can’t! with apologies to

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ave that was my my impersonation

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there anyway

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no i done fuckered up my shredder

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here so I yes it’s stuck there’s a

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jamalamma paper in there and I can’t

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get it to start functioning so our need to take her

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apart and yank that paper out and hopefully get it

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working again now go here is obviously

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the head of the shredder the works really

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and hopefully all i’m going to need is a screwdriver

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a simple cross-head screwdriver–philips head

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and it is hot as balls outside so my frosty

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beverage today

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courtesy of san diego brewing mission brewing down in san deigo

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pacific drift very good new guys on the

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block good stuff anyway so we’ll dig in here

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we really have to is take these screws out one at a time

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by the way, if you don’t know who ave is, he is a

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rather skookum

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canadian fellow who does a lot of this kind of stuff

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stuff for heavy industry kind of stuff

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always entertaining to watch or

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listen to do anyway check out his

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channel and comment on his videos

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tell him that the airbornesurfer sent you and

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we’ll see what happens i’ve had this shredder for some 20 years

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I could go buy another one at Walmart

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but where’s the fun in that

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besides I don’t want to go to walmart if i don’t

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have to seriously that place is like the seventh circle of hell on the

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weekend

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and and I’ve been walmart in

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the south and walmart in midwest I’ve been

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walmart here in Southern California I’ve

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been to walmart in canada and you know

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actually I’ve gotta say my best experience with

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walmart has been in Canada actually

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Bradford Ontario which is actually

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where I got the shirt interestingly enough

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Bradford Ontario by far had

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the best walmart experience i’ve ever had so

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shoutout to

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bradford that now again it was like in

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the middle of the morning that i was

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there so yeah I guess that might’ve had something

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to do with it. there was nobody in the store

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but nevertheless i

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walked about the store, i was there on business

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and saw what they had to offer and noticed it was

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nearly canada day and they had all their

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patriotic stuff out so i got myself a little t

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shirt i think i’ve got all the screws out now so two screws came out

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the problem with wearing the maple leaf in

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southern California is that they think it’s a

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different kind of leaf let’s try this again

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well, it’s coming apart anyway there it goes!

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all right, so we’ve got her opened up here there’s some wiring guts

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got some shmoo there–shmoo, that’s a technical term i picked up in canada

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see here where the paper jam is apparently i

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busted the works

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let’s see what we’ve got

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obviously our switch

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that tells the machine to turn on when the paper is inserted

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big ol’ 115 volt motor here

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provides all your traction

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that pops out there, just leave it over there

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okay we got our shredder guts

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definitely need some tweezers

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aha! i’ve got some needle nose pliers

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don’t put your finger in the pinchy part

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so what happened here was you know i

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had a handful papers that i was shredding and

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i happened to stick them in their kind

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of kind of

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sideways i gotta get around this blade here that’s the problem they kinda rolled up over this blade

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kids don’t try this at home

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contact

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there is a shutoff in here somewhere

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so you have to raise that up

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there it goes! that took it right out!

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there’s the culprit right there

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a little hunk of paper jamalamma in there

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the rest looks like it is okay

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just do a test fit right quick

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looks like everything’s working now

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and it looks like we are all set here now we just gotta get this all back in there

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power off

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now we just put our screws back in place we’re all set [whistling o canada]

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you watch enough hockey games you learn

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the tune to o canada and eventually you learn the lyrics

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she’s all done

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that’s it i’m going to drink my beer and i’m going to shred some papers

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