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by magicrat
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington Model 11 ... Not quite a Browning A-5 ... but, really close
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Views: 2493

Remington Model 11 ... Not quite a Browning A-5 ... but, really close

I have my Grandfathers' 1942 Remington Model 11. This week I replaced the wood stock (fore and aft) with Synthetic. I bought one for a Browning A-5, which is the same patent as the Remington Model 11. I could not find one for the Model 11. Well, they are "close" ... but, it will not "just fit". Ther...
by magicrat
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: Ubiquity Unify Security Gateway Pro 4 ... Reset
Replies: 0
Views: 3083

Ubiquity Unify Security Gateway Pro 4 ... Reset

All, TURN OFF WINDOWS FIREWALL. The Ubiquity Unify Security Gateway is a "must have" part of any Ubiquity Unify hardware stack. Yes, you can live without it ... but you can't live "happily" without it. It has a LOT of problems. But, alas ... so do many things in life. This post is about how to reset...
by magicrat
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: My "Must Install" App List For Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 5362

Re: My "Must Install" App List For Linux

If you installed "Audio Recorder" ... Linux Mint 19 requires a "re-install" ... Here ya go: This is a new package archive for Audio-recorder. It has packages for Ubuntu 15.x, 16.x, 17.x, 18.x and Linux Mint 18.x and 19.x. This PPA belongs to the team. Installation: 0) Remove the OLD, PRIVATE PPA tha...
by magicrat
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LESHP xmeye Wireless Video Doorbell - Setup - Install - icSEE
Replies: 0
Views: 4648

LESHP xmeye Wireless Video Doorbell - Setup - Install - icSEE

Friends, I bought the "M3 LESHP Wireless Video Doorbell 1080P WiFi Door bell Two-way Talk Home Alarm Security HD 2.4G Phone Remote PIR Motion" from Alibaba in November 2018. The QR code to install the required app ("icSEE") to control the camera led to http://d.xmeye.net.CSee ... which was wrong and...
by magicrat
Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: HOW TO: Hack A VEX HexBug Robotic Arm With A Raspberry Pi II B+
Replies: 2
Views: 15819

Re: HOW TO: Hack A VEX HexBug Robotic Arm With A Raspberry Pi II B+

Built a circuit card for Robot #2. Robot2.jpg All you need is that card, tkinter, and this code: # Import all dependent libraries # ****************************** from Tkinter import * import tkMessageBox import RPi.GPIO as GPIO from time import sleep # Set GPIO Modes # *****************************...
by magicrat
Sat Jan 30, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: HOW TO: Hack A VEX HexBug Robotic Arm With A Raspberry Pi II B+
Replies: 2
Views: 15819

Re: HOW TO: Hack A VEX HexBug Robotic Arm With A Raspberry Pi II B+

Robot #2 ...

5 motors and an LED.

Also, added an LCD screen to display the robots current motion.

Video: https://magicratproductions.com/videos/ ... ame=Robot2
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by magicrat
Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: HOW TO: Hack A VEX HexBug Robotic Arm With A Raspberry Pi II B+
Replies: 2
Views: 15819

HOW TO: Hack A VEX HexBug Robotic Arm With A Raspberry Pi II B+

The VEX Motorized Robotic Arm Kit by HEXBUG is available at Target and on-line for about $80. It looks like the picture below and comes with 4 servo motors and a battery pack that puts out about 5V at 1A. NOTE : Pictures can be viewed in "full size" by right-clicking on them and selecting the "open ...
by magicrat
Sun Dec 06, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Linux
Topic: Django Connection To mySQL
Replies: 0
Views: 29447

Django Connection To mySQL

in "settings.py"

DATABASES = {
'default': {
'ENGINE': 'django.db.backends.mysql',
'NAME': 'db_polls',
'USER': 'root',
'PASSWORD': 'x',
'HOST': 'localhost',
'PORT': '3306',
}
}
by magicrat
Sat Nov 14, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Microsoft Access & VBA
Topic: MS Excel - Formula To Find If A String Contains ...
Replies: 0
Views: 37638

MS Excel - Formula To Find If A String Contains ...

Yields a boolean result ...

Example below searches for the character "@" in cell D2 ... and returns "Yes" if found.

=IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("@",D2)), "Yes", "No")
by magicrat
Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: Mint Commands
Replies: 0
Views: 24079

Mint Commands

Determine WINS Hostname:
- Opent a terminal prompt
- Type "hostname"

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