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by skitty4gzus
Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Happy Birthday to one of our experts!
Replies: 13
Views: 2039

another fellow November birthday! Happy Birthday Ray
by skitty4gzus
Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Craigslist
Replies: 6
Views: 1130

no laptops, but good to know that betacam decks are going for a few bucks. the ministry is in the middle of a big transition to digital and we will have quite a bit of old video gear we are off loading.
by skitty4gzus
Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: The most idiotic Apple rumours ever...
Replies: 30
Views: 5008

yea they have and they still are, the problem is to cnc a complete cover for a laptop case would take a decent size piece of aluminum and take ALOT longer to produce. there would be so much scrap there it would be completely inefficient to do it that way. These are laptop case covers, not space shut...
by skitty4gzus
Sun Oct 05, 2008 1:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: If your car is having bodywork done in California...
Replies: 3
Views: 1203

that is so bad, words cant even describe it. It will literally take multiple thousands of dollars to fix that car. Mangled rockers and sills, destroyed bumpers and fenders, etc........ i mean seriously WOW!!
by skitty4gzus
Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: The most idiotic Apple rumours ever...
Replies: 30
Views: 5008

seriously, does anybody REALLY believe their cases are water jetted or cnc'ed out of a block of aluminum? how ridiculous
by skitty4gzus
Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Impressed
Replies: 19
Views: 2765

I use Sony over the ear MDR-V6 for audio work and they are nice, but when it comes to just listening to music in any circumstance where there is ambient noise than over the ears just dont cut it. A nice set of Shure or Westone's(westone engineered Shure's earphones a few years back and Shure still u...
by skitty4gzus
Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Mouse Balls ;)
Replies: 4
Views: 1168

thats pretty funny stuff, not sure what part made me giggle the most. maybe this part?
Any customer missing his balls should suspect local personnel of removing these necessary items."
by skitty4gzus
Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:30 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: I love the smell of radiator fluid...
Replies: 11
Views: 1403

when it comes to cylinder heads and blown gaskets, there doesnt necessarily have to be a "reason" for a head gasket to blow other than just pure miles on the motor. The constant pressure on the gasket will eventually take its toll. If you do decide to do the repair, you will need to obviously pull t...
by skitty4gzus
Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: what is going to be your next laptop
Replies: 34
Views: 3825

macbook pro. I got a desktop pc if need be, but where i work its all MAC and ive never owned one.
by skitty4gzus
Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Anyone of you know chainsaws?
Replies: 5
Views: 763

yep, a couple things you gotta check first. -dump all the old fuel -see if it says what ratio to mix it at, most are like 40:1 -check fuel lines to see if their cracked -make sure it's "choked" -replace the plug anyways, their about $3 bucks -pull the plug and while its out hook the plug wire to the...
by skitty4gzus
Sat Sep 13, 2008 11:52 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: How long do crickets/grasshoppers live?
Replies: 3
Views: 688

couple weeks. i would try to find it. trace the sound and dont give up. they drive me nuts.
by skitty4gzus
Sat Sep 13, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Impressed
Replies: 19
Views: 2765

try a nice pair of in ear phones. Ive listened to songs on some shure E5's and my own E3's and ive heard so many minute details to songs that i dont normally get to hear. Im an audio technician and i really appreciate music and fine details. Eclectic is definitely how i would describe my tastes. Fol...
by skitty4gzus
Sat Sep 13, 2008 12:32 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Where were you on 9/11, 7 years ago today?
Replies: 18
Views: 1876

I was framing a house. We were workin on the second floor and didnt have the roof on yet and we heard over the radio station something was up. It was a pretty hard rock station so they weren't very often serious. We all stopped working and gathered around the radio and listened in shock. I remember ...
by skitty4gzus
Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Wireless connectivity problems??
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

the problem lies in the fact that i cant log onto a secured router, unsecured im fine. sounds like there is a problem with the card. is there anybody out there that can help confirm that? I dont have a backup or a place to restore to so what do i do there. I dont want to do a fresh install because i...
by skitty4gzus
Sun Sep 07, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Has anyone tried reflowing a Macbook Pro?
Replies: 19
Views: 2008

ive been looking for a mbp pro for a bit now with some minor problems i could pick up cheap. I would assume if it has any sort of logic board problems that you will end up putting a logic board in it. so i would purchase a mbp pro with that in mind.
by skitty4gzus
Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Wireless connectivity problems??
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

yea, i rolled back to old drivers and everything. still no fix. there has to be a solution or is the mini PCI card fouled?
by skitty4gzus
Wed Sep 03, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: T41 apparantly lost/stolen at USPS... UPDATE!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 1599

it has to come down to location. we almost primarily use UPS here at the ministry and we send out multiple packages a day. and we have hardly no complaints to none at all. but, a buyer through ebay just asked us to NOT ship an item to them using UPS because they "mangle" packages in his area? But, w...
by skitty4gzus
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Wireless connectivity problems??
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

i tried that. didnt make a difference. It does the same thing no matter what network im trying to get on. it gets to acquiring network address and sits there forever and never acquires. kinda frustrating. worked fine forever, now it doesn't? kinda strange. it was fine till the other day when i had t...
by skitty4gzus
Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ebay's "new search experience"... POLL
Replies: 19
Views: 2482

you can change your preferences to have it default to "ending soonest" or whichever you prefer. This isn't a new problem, but i hate that if i go to ebay motors and try to go back to My Ebay, it keeps it in My Ebay motors not the general Ebay category. I have to go back to Ebay home and than My Ebay...
by skitty4gzus
Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:18 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: T41 apparantly lost/stolen at USPS... UPDATE!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 1599

im glad you got your refund. i had to put in a claim after they damaged an in dash cd player for my lexus. it took a month or so but it all worked out in the end. the only thing usps gets from me is my letter mail otherwise they are outrageously overpriced on package delivery. a 12 pound package shi...
by skitty4gzus
Tue Sep 02, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Wireless connectivity problems??
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

Wireless connectivity problems??

I have a t42p and up until about a week ago i was able to logon to different password protected wireless locations. Now all of a sudden I can not get onto any of my wireless networks. either here at home or the multiple networks at church. i have to turn the wireless protection off here at home to b...
by skitty4gzus
Tue Sep 02, 2008 11:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Wireless Network Help Please!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1186

well as long as you have the internal antennas installed it would be pretty straightforward to install a mini pci card in the slot on the bottom side of the T30 underneath the keyboard.
by skitty4gzus
Tue Sep 02, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42p wireless connectivity problems
Replies: 1
Views: 363

T42p wireless connectivity problems

I have a t42p and up until about a week ago i was able to logon to different password protected wireless locations. Now all of a sudden I can not get onto any of my wireless networks. either here at home or the multiple networks at church. i have to turn the wireless protection off here at home to b...
by skitty4gzus
Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Jamiphar
Replies: 15
Views: 2601

I have to agree with nonny on this one. I know people get busy, it happens. And, i know this is gonna seem judgmental. But, its gonna be tough to convince people that you haven't had a few minutes in the last 2+ months to correspond with the owner of a laptop you have in your possesssion. I dont hav...
by skitty4gzus
Mon Sep 01, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ebay's "new search experience"... POLL
Replies: 19
Views: 2482

the new search is miserable. I dislike it very much. It has loaded before, but it loaded the other day and i quickly opted out. The worst part i think was the "My Ebay" summary page. Ebay continues to amaze me.
by skitty4gzus
Mon Sep 01, 2008 11:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Gustav... Hannah... Ike...
Replies: 11
Views: 1438

we are praying for any folks affected by this storm. Psalm 91
by skitty4gzus
Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:57 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: LCD Screen + Cigarrete Smoke
Replies: 13
Views: 2331

have you ever seen the inside of a smokers car, their teeth, their house, etc... the more you subject cigarette smoke to a semi-porous surface life an LCD screen it will eventually turn yellow.
by skitty4gzus
Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What is going in Russia
Replies: 22
Views: 2729

unfortunately Russia made a big mistake. what their reasons for messing with Georgia dont really matter much. We are increasingly getting closer to a Nuclear holocaust worldwide. I pray it doesn't come to that, but pay attention to whats going on ya know. More and more nations arming themselves and ...
by skitty4gzus
Sun Aug 10, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: anyone commute to work/school on a bicycle?
Replies: 8
Views: 1422

I commuted to work for a few days a lil while ago on my Schwinn mountain bike due to having too many points on my license and having it suspended for a few days. It was horrible because i had to ride in the rain home one night.
by skitty4gzus
Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Another Car expert question
Replies: 7
Views: 1114

Belle tires are decent and prices arent too bad. Discount tire is also a decent place. To check for ball joints jack the front end of the car up and unload the suspension on the front tires. Grab the tire with both hands and check for play in the suspension. Bad ball joints have play across the nort...

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