Author Archives: crouse

My favorite SciFi author – John Ringo

So, there seem to be thousands of SciFi authors out there. Many are very good, and there are some great stories to be found. I’ve read hundreds of authors, and of course the classic SciFi authors like Heinlein and Clarke. But of ALL the authors I’ve ever read, none has transported me into the book… Read More »

Cockpit in RHEL 8 beta

RedHat 8 beta, offers a new feature that is sort of interesting.  I decided to install RHEL 8 beta to see what all this thing can do.  After installing, you are directed to go to your servers ip or hostname on port 9090:  https://192.168.2.80:9090 in my case.  There you are presented with a screen that… Read More »

New (to me) Grizzly G0654 6″ Jointer

Standing in line at an autoparts store the other day, and a gentleman turned to me and asked me if he needed to use gasket sealant on a rubber gasket for his oilpan. I told him “I don’t think so, since it’s rubber, but you could double check with the sales person, as I am… Read More »

A quick build of a new heavy duty workbench

So, I wanted a heavy duty FLAT workbench to build things on. I didn’t want to take the time to build a torsion-box workbench, I have too many other things to get done before I get to that, but I did need a stable platform to work from in the meantime that wouldn’t break the… Read More »