Author Archives: bradintheusa

MakerBot Replicator Mini Fail

This is the first print from my forth MakerBot printer.  This is the furthest I have printed on a MakerBot before the first failure.  I call it success.

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Roctopus

I broke the last one and needed a test print so here he is. The orange roctopus.

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Air temperature

I picked these two up from Ali Express to monitor my room temperature and the temperature inside the enclosure.  Without the enclosure the temperature was about 13C in winter but the enclosure warmed up to about 25C.

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My printer setup

Lulzbot Taz 5 and MakerBot mini with my notebook and Raspberry Pi running OctoPrint

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Apple Login

Dear Apple, This is is a nice login screen:     This is not:   And why did I need to login again? Shouldn’t this be a showcase for what you want developers to aspire to?  

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Why I quit Xamarin

I subscribed to Xamarin a little after their forms product was released. It seemed to be just what I wanted: One framework to rule them all. I have a few apps written with PhoneGap that have become popular and the … Continue reading

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ESUN Cleaning Filament Review

I have already destroyed a nozzle on my Lulzbot Taz 5, through my own stupidity, so when the the ESun Cleaning Filament was available and in stock I gave it a try. I found it on Amazon for about $10. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi

Just printed these. They came out quite well. They are for the Raspberry Pi 2B. It is a snug fit but the case is solid and the lights shine through.

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100 Philips TVs

  I don’t have this many TVs, My TV just insists on adding it’self to my network each time it turns on.

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Goodbye GoDaddy

I took the weekend to move from GoDaddy to HostGator.  For some reason Word Press on GoDaddy ate my attachments and would not let me add any more.  So they are all gone but at least I can add them … Continue reading

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