Monthly Archive: May 2019

3D Print PLUS Magic Marker 0

3D Print PLUS Magic Marker

I tried printing this replacement keyboard key that features a microphone, finally got a good consistency by turning the heat down a bit. However, the microphone was hard to see because it’s the same...

A poll for the ladies 0

A poll for the ladies

I think it’s the lady on the upper right. She can’t be bothered with having a period, and makes her husband do it.

3D Print resembles Overdone Grilled Cheese 0

3D Print resembles Overdone Grilled Cheese

I was puzzled by the odd “puddle” base and the bubbly texture when we printed this substitute keyboard key. Then, I realized that it reminds me of the time I cooked a grilled cheese...

Mt. St. Helens ash? Or just fireplace sweepings? 0

Mt. St. Helens ash? Or just fireplace sweepings?

Today is the 39th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, May 18th 1980. I was just 20 then, and barely noticed the ash fall; I lived and worked in the gritty industrial...

3D Printing is more about machine tweaking than printing 0

3D Printing is more about machine tweaking than printing

We just got a Bibo 3D printer/Laser Engraver, been trying to put it together; Ran into this poorly installed fan… That was an easy fix, maybe the screw backed out in transit. More concerning,...

Ethyl has gas. 0

Ethyl has gas.

Used to be some gasoline had a proprietary antiknock compound in it called “Ethyl”. If I had been old enough to be a gas station attendant back then, and if someone asked for the...

PIONEER CLUB: The honest Casino 0

PIONEER CLUB: The honest Casino

The famed Pioneer Club lays it on the line in this 1948 gaming guide; “Maybe you’ll TAKE the SLOT MACHINES… or vice versa!” Nevermind the BS below that about being pleasantly surprised… Vice Versa...

What Happened to the Restless Mouse? 0

What Happened to the Restless Mouse?

After about 20 years, The Restless Mouse Novelty Company is packing it in. Closing our doors. Shutting down, shutting up, and moving on. We are selling our remaining inventory on ebay, craigslist, the local...