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  1. The simplest way is probably a Shopify store...

    The simplest way is probably a Shopify store.
  2. Herman Miller chair in the shop? Nice!

    Herman Miller chair in the shop? Nice!
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    Good to hear that. I came here to recommend a...

    Good to hear that. I came here to recommend a basic Weller 60W also.
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    It really depends on the actuator. Some...

    It really depends on the actuator. Some manufacturers provide complete systems that you can program, while others require that you get separate controllers. Did you already choose one, or are you...
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    Hey, now!!! I've written code for tequila :-)

    Hey, now!!! I've written code for tequila :-)
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    I don't know of any books, per se, but the...

    I don't know of any books, per se, but the adafruit site has tons of beginner-focused Arduino learning information. In my experience, adafruit has the highest quality Arduino compatible boards &...
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    "Fractionation" not fictionalization. Though I...

    "Fractionation" not fictionalization. Though I like your version better :-)
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    It's law in Alabama: Worthless Check Laws |...

    It's law in Alabama: Worthless Check Laws | Alabama Retail Association

    File a police report. They'll pay him a visit if they're not too busy to give him a chance to pay up or be arrested. Or you...
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    The PLC equivalent to this forum is LIVE PLC...

    The PLC equivalent to this forum is LIVE PLC Questions And Answers - PLCS.net - Interactive Q & A

    I've been hanging around there off and on for a few years and it's pretty friendly place as...
  10. Thread: OT spam calls

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    Wish they'd all do that. I'm now regularly...

    Wish they'd all do that. I'm now regularly getting callbacks from people because my number is the one being spoofed in some spam calls.

    Got one guy who basically called me an asshole for spamming...
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    Very first shop auction I ever attended was for a...

    Very first shop auction I ever attended was for a stamping shop across the street from my software developer day job. That was about 9 years ago I think.

    On the flipside, that company in your...
  12. Thread: QuickPanel Jr

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    Amazon.com: Logitech PS/2 Optical Wheel Mouse...

    Amazon.com: Logitech PS/2 Optical Wheel Mouse (Not USB): Computers & Accessories
  13. Thread: QuickPanel Jr

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    What's the thinking behind this? Is it to reduce...

    What's the thinking behind this?
    Is it to reduce wear/damage on the screen from frequent use or just that buttons are easier to hit?
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    If I had a dollar for every time I've heard...

    If I had a dollar for every time I've heard this...

    Motion is right: the small PLCs are dirt cheap and if you're doing basic digital sensor in/relay out logic, easier to maintain for the next guy...
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    He never PM'd me, so I'm guessing he wasn't...

    He never PM'd me, so I'm guessing he wasn't interesting in paying for a solution.
    Pity: it would have been a fun short project.
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    I don't know how feasible it is to use the...

    I don't know how feasible it is to use the caliper's battery as opposed to having a separate one, but what you are asking is certainly possible.

    If you're looking for someone to build it for you,...
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    What accuracy do you need? Do you have the...

    What accuracy do you need?
    Do you have the scales/caliper chosen already or is that selection still open? What about the display: how large/small can it be?

    Not a difficult task, but the devil,...
  18. And in other news, People Are Stupid. Let them...

    And in other news, People Are Stupid.

    Let them spend whatever they want. $19.000 in AR??? I got married for about $900 in MN, 14 years ago, including the $75 marriage license. Cheap food, cheap...
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    I didn't say it looked like a PC motherboard, I...

    I didn't say it looked like a PC motherboard, I said it wasn't much different from a PC motherboard. I'm quite capable of evaluating the design based on more than what the parts look like.
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    Sure. First, understand I'm not talking PLCs....

    Sure. First, understand I'm not talking PLCs. People tend to get hung up on the PLC vs. Arduino debate and I think it's pointless for the most part because they are designed for completely different...
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    Thank you for that. I don't feel so crazy now :-)...

    Thank you for that. I don't feel so crazy now :-)

    I've been thinking the same thing for a while. Besides the toy "maker projects," there are more and more small manufacturing & service business...
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    That, combined with cars lasting longer can have...

    That, combined with cars lasting longer can have an effect.

    Last summer we were driving back from my mother in law's birthday celebration. My wife said she smelled gas. I pointed out that we were...
  23. Comatose says pretty much what I think about this...

    Comatose says pretty much what I think about this whole thing. Spend a few hours and do a simple WordPress site yourself. It's not hard at all: if you can write an email with a few attachments you...
  24. Depends on what you mean by "web developer." An...

    Depends on what you mean by "web developer." An HTML monkey that can slap together a few static pages? No, typically that's done for a flat fee. A responsive website that works in all major browsers,...
  25. I must have updated my answer as you were reading...

    I must have updated my answer as you were reading it :-)
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