Weapon of Choice: 1962 Triumph Perfekt – a perfect flow machine. Good lord, current Typecast ideas folder is full of reviews of electronic mini-wedges and stories about my current “install new Linuxes on all my laptops” frenzy. This gets more meaningful as the EOL for Windows 7 approaches, because I’m not going to do Windows […]
Month: April 2019
Holsters, holsters everywhere – but where do all the guns go?
Weapon of Choice: 1940 Royal Aristocrat that was a $25 thrifting find back in 2013. In 2015 I had a little professional tuning done to it, so now it runs like a top. If I had whiskey, I suspect I’d start writing hard boiled detective fiction right about now. Automated dusting of the Aristocrat’s case […]
Sears The Electric 1/with correction – Snakajima!
Weapon of Choice: 1982-ish Sears “The Electric 1/with correction” (Nakajima M7500). Easy-open shell, just 4 screws at the bottom. The old oily and flaccid drive belt and the remains of the shift pads. I have no idea how that little spring got loose and ended up rattling around in the machine. Pretty sure you’d have […]
New TWDB “Mechanic’s Club” Patreon Tier!
Ooh, look! Patreon and Sellfy have set up an API that allows us to offer discounts at the TWDB Sellfy Store (https://sellfy.com/twdb) to TWDB Tier-level Patrons through some arcane technomagic. We’ve set up our first Patreon Tier and we waved the magic wand over it that theoretically should have set up the method by which […]