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3D Printing with the Maker Select V2 – Ep8 | 2 Years Later…Still Worth It?

Intro It’s been almost 2 years since I got my own V2 and I thought it was time to look back and review my stretch with this printer. For all of you peeps that have been watching since the beginning you’ll know we’ve had our ups and downs so I want to try and encapsulate…

ACF Practical Example – Team Showcase

Intro Creating an interesting and easy to manage team page for a company is no small task. Most of the time it can either be boring but easy to manage for someone with much experience in WordPress or it can be elaborate and require an experienced web developer to keep it up to date. Luckily with…

Aukey DR02 Dash Cam Review and Install Guide

Full Product Name AUKEY Dash Cam, Dashboard Camera Recorder with Full HD 1080P, 6-Lane 170° Wide Angle Lens, 2″ LCD and Night Vision Intro The Aukey Dash Cam model DR02 is a 1080p dash cam that has all the standard features of a dash cam in a sleek low profile design with an easy to…

3D Printing with the Maker Select V2 – Ep7 | Marbles and Spools

In this episode, I want to focus on our filament supply, specifically how the filament gets from the spool to the print head.

WordPress Development Toolbox

Intro WordPress is an amazing platform used worldwide by individuals and companies large and small. Due to its popularity, there are countless ways to get what you want to be done in countless forms. From themes to frameworks, to plugins, it’s a dizzying array of options available to use on your website site. I’ve spent…

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 6 | Something Went Horribly Wrong

This episode is going to be a little different from the rest because it’s going to focus on something that went horribly wrong with the V2 while working on what was going to be this episode.

How Much Space Do You Need for a Monoprice Maker Select V2?

If you’re looking to get the Maker Select V2 it’s a good idea to figure out just how much room you actually need.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 5 | DiiCooler Explained, Installed, and Tested!

In this episode we are going to look at another important mod that will help improve the quality of our prints. This time around we are going to focus on improving the cooling situation of the V2 by replacing the stock cooling fan and shroud with the Dii Cooler aftermarket fan kit and accompanying shroud that we will print.

Customize WordPress Login Screen

For most people the abysmal excuse for what WordPress calls a log in screen it is just an annoying step to get to the dashboard but I rather think of it as the homepage for client access. If you spent the time to build a amazing, beautiful, and immersive site why leave this one aspect as dull as it is, when in just a few steps you can make it something you and clients will actual like to visit? Right, there isn’t any reason.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 4.5 | Mounting a Camera

In this episode I wanted to solve a practical problem with a custom model. While the problem isn’t one that most people will have the process and steps I can to resolve it can be applied to other problems.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 4 | First Benchy – First Mod

While the Maker Select V2 is a good printer, out of the box it could use some help in the quality department, this is were some handy modifications can help the printer improve the final products. In the episode we will focus on the over all stability of the printer, as even minor vibrations can affect the final out come. Let’s get started!

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 3 | Keycaps and Supporting Them

Now that we have the basis for modeling and printing, it’s time to see what we can actually do. I thought a simple quick print would be best at first. What would be a good simple and quick model? A keyboard key cap of course. While simple it can prove how well or not a model can print and be used in a real world application.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Part 2 | SketchUp + Cura = Awesome

In the second episode we take a look at how to get models from Google / Trimble SketchUp, my favorite and most used CAD program into files ready for 3D Printing. While you can’t do this directly there is a middle man program called Cura that with a few clicks gets you the GCode file we need to use in the Maker Select V2.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Part 1 | Overview and Assembly

In the first episode of the series I dive right into assembling the Monoprice Maker Select V2 which is a fairly straight forward process with some need to carefully calibration. Once assembled we print our first model using one of the files included with printer. The results of which are surprising and impressive.

Force Redirect to https on Your WordPress Site for All Visitors

An important WordPress website development step is securing your site with an SSL so you can use HTTPS. There are two ways to make sure HTTPS is the first link

Sennheiser CX200 Street II In-ear Headphones Review

Full Product Name Sennheiser CX200 Street II Twist-to-Fit Earbuds Intro I’ve been on an audio experience upgrade kick for a while now. I started by upgrading the in-ear headphones that I use pretty much all day now. Before I would just use cheap dollar store brand earbuds that would work for a while then break…

ASUS AC1300 Dual Band WiFi Router Review

Full Product Name ASUS RT-ACRH13 Dual-Band 2×2 AC1300 Wifi 4-port Gigabit Router with USB 3.0 Intro When it comes to WiFi routers you have a huge and confusing selection to choose from. Even today decade old technology like my old route the Linksys WRT54GL is still for sale at $40! I give credit to Linksys,…

Devastator II Keyboard and Mouse combo by Cooler Master Review

Full Product Name Cooler Master Devastator II – Blue LED Gaming Keyboard & Mouse Combo Bundle (SGB-3030-KKMF1-US) Intro Keyboards and mice are literally a dime a dozen, come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, colors, features, etc. When my old Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 kicked the bucket I took some time to looks for a…

Wavlink USB3 Dual Bay HDD Docking Station

Full Product Name Wavlink USB 3.0 to SATA (5Gbps) Dual-Bay Hard Drive Docking Station For 2.5 inch/3.5 Inch HDD, SSD Support Offline Clone / Backup /UASP Functions Intro Having taken apart several defunct computers lately that still had good hard drives I wanted to find a way to re-purpose those drives for backup storage or…

DIYPC Silence BK Window mid tower PC case Review

Full Product Name DIYPC Silence-BK-Window Black Dual USB 3.0 ATX Mid Tower Silent Computer Case with Build-in 3 x White Fans (2 x 120mm Fan x Front, 1 x 120mm Fan x rear), w/Fan Controller Intro Choosing the right computer case for many people means wading through an ocean of options available from the cheap…