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Useful Small PCB Work holder

I was watching a YouTube video series about removing and replacing a BGA IC and the talented technician was using a really useful looking PCB holder. You’ll see the PCB holder at 3:50 into the YouTube video link below. The … Continue reading

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Linux Associate file icon and application

I could not get association of a file icon, mime type and application to work satisfactorily. There are numerous how-tos on the Internet but all are incomplete or wrong. The greatest help, for me, was the ARCH Linux¬†Default applications help … Continue reading

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Auto Door Lock Actuator (electrical-mechanical, not electronic post)

I have an old (2000) Ford Ranger truck. At around 2008 the electric door lock actuators started failing. First the passenger side and later the driver’s side. The problem manifested it self in only one actuation being possible until after … Continue reading

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